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 New Beach Access, Property Purchases and Pedestrian Upgrades Highlight TDC’s 2019

It’s been a busy year in South Walton, including a celebration for the opening of a new regional beach access, work on two other new regional beach accesses progressing, improvements being made to keep existing beach accesses ins good condition, pedestrian bridges being updated and replaced, and new properties being purchased to allow space for […]

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Visit South Walton’s ‘Perfect Awards’ Promotes Local Businesses

Visit South Walton’s 2020 Perfect in South Walton Award winners represent fan favorite businesses and activities in 30 categories, including best event, best local art gallery, best casual lunch and best fine dining. Winners are celebrated during an awards ceremony, but in addition to the local accolades much more is happening behind the scenes. First […]

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Blue Lake Christian Writers Retreat March 25-28

The 2020 Blue Lake Christian Writers Retreat (BLCWR) will be held March 25-28 at Blue Lake Camp located just north of the Alabama-Florida state line. The retreat offers a unique opportunity for writers, or aspiring writers, to develop writing abilities and to pitch their work for publication. Various registration options are offered for BLCWR. Those […]

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Caring & Sharing Spring Fashion Show Feb. 29

Caring & Sharing of South Walton is excited to share details for its 11th Annual Spring Fashion Show and Luncheon, “Paris in Spring.” This year’s event will be held on Saturday, Feb. 29, at the Vue on 30a. Tickets are $45 and can be purchased at the Caring and Sharing Thrift Store. “This is our main, […]

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Walton County Master Gardeners Lecture Series

 Hiring a Landscape Professional – questions to consider The February Master Gardeners offering will be on the subject of hiring qualified landscape professionals. The presentation will be focused on commercial landscape contracting and will be directed toward Homeowners Associations, Professional Property Management Firms and others with large property responsibilities. The presentation will be in the panel […]

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Panhandle Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) February Events

Don’t have a date for Valentine’s Day? Not ready for a commitment, but need some lovin? Go on a date to Props Craft Brewery & Taproom – and maybe even back to your place for a slumber party – with canine bachelors and bachelorettes from the Panhandle Animal Welfare Society (PAWS). “Do-Over Valentine’s Doggy Date” […]

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Free Federal Income Tax Preparation Available in Walton County

Free Federal income tax preparation is being offered in two South Walton County locations in 2020 for low to middle-income families and individuals, with special attention to senior citizens. This service is sponsored by the AARP Foundation and the IRS.  According to Joe Perry, Tax-Aide District Coordinator, “There are no age restrictions, AARP membership is […]

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Single Mom Starts Over With Home Made Possible by Habitat for Humanity and Warrick Dunn Charities

An anxious crowd gathered in Santa Rosa Beach on Tuesday, January 14th to watch as retired NFL running back Warrick Dunn surprised a single mother with the finishing touches that turned her new house into a home. Nancy and her two daughters are set to move into their new home built with Habitat for Humanity […]

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Next Walton County Democratic Women’s Club Meeting Feb 15th

The Walton County Democratic Women’s Club will hold a luncheon meeting Saturday, February 15 from Noon to 1pm.- at end of the Black History parade route in Defuniak Springs at the Tivoli School site, 145 Park St. There will be food for purchase. Come earlier to help walk, ride, or decorate the float at 9 […]

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Seeing the Good in the “Muck” of Life

By Sue Gambla So today I wasn’t paying attention. I had other things on my mind and even though the nice police officer flashed his lights at me to remind me to slow down, I continued on my sweet way. Well red flashing lights in your rear view mirror will make you pay attention real […]

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