The Walton County School District garners statewide recognition for outstanding academic performance during the 2021-2022 school year. The Walton County School District recently received high honors from the Florida State Board of Education as an Academically High-Performing School District. Walton is among only 14 districts statewide to earn this honor...
The Walton County Tourism Department is pleased to help support local businesses and the community by hosting the second Hospitality & Service Industry Job Fair on Friday, Jan. 13, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Boys & Girls Club, located at 427 Greenway Trail in Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. Representatives...
December 7th in Miramar Beach 5-6pm Jingle & Mingle with a glass of wine Followed by festive liberty-minded meeting  6-7:30 pm Walton Republican Women Federated will be celebrating the election of America's freedom-fighting Governor Ron DeSantis, as they also kick off the holiday season celebrating of the birth of our Lord, who...
By Mark Messerly, Walton County’s Dune Lakes are ecological treasures, and there are opportunities to help monitor and preserve these unique environmental systems. In addition to recreational activities, the lakes store and filter water, and provide unique transitional habitats for a unique mix of plants and animals. The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance...
The mission at Food For Thought Outreach is to bridge the meal gap in the lives of food insecure children and empower them to get the most out of their education. We know that students coming to school after missing multiple meals do not learn or develop at the...
The Ascension Sacred Heart Foundation held its 2022 Charity Golf Classic on Friday, Sept. 23, at Burnt Pine Golf Club in Sandestin. The tournament raised $218,145 for a new CT scanner at Ascension Sacred Heart Emerald Coast to better serve adult and pediatric patients. The CT scanner, arriving in late...
Grab your chairs and pick your perfect spot in the Alys Beach Amphitheatre for the magical holiday tradition of Every Christmas Story Ever Told. This holiday tour performance will take place Saturday, November 26th at 10AM. This is a complimentary, non-ticketed event thanks to The Alys Foundation. Back for...

Bring Back the Praise!

By Steve Kotowske You don’t have to teach a dog to be a dog… you must instead allow a dog to be a dog; a dog that lives in a human world, so to speak, when we take them on as our companions.  As a dog owner, you should be...
Grand Boulevard at Sandestin has released an exciting schedule of events for this holiday season. Included this year are Grand Boulevard’s signature holiday celebrations, the new Holiday Lights Kick-off Celebration and Parade, and numerous festive family-friendly activities. The schedule will include the return of the popular Festival of Trees -...
The Democratic Women’s Club of Walton County will be having a meeting at the E. O. Wilson Biophilia Center on Wednesday, November 30 from 11:00 until 1:00. The event will be a potluck lunch and will be in the Camp Longleaf Dining Hall. The Center’s main purpose is environmental education,...