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What Ever Happened To Grace?

Since this is the month of Easter, I want to reflect on and talk about grace. I know there are various definitions of grace. Among them are: “simple elegance or refinement of movement;” “an attractively polite manner of behaving;” and “a period officially allowed for payment of a sum due.” However, it is the following […]

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Journey Bravely: How to Respect Your Emotions and the Emotions of Others

By Stephenie Craig, LCSW Do you find it complicated balancing your emotions while emotionally supporting others? Maybe you’re struggling with infertility and a sibling just had a baby. Maybe you’re grieving a heart-breaking loss/ending and a friend is celebrating a new beginning. You want to be compassionate and caring toward those you love and at […]

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Faces of Walton County; Meet Chris Jayne

By Mark Stanley and Tracy Steely, Chris Jayne is a joyful guy who always has a smile on his face and an encouraging word. He very much enjoys working at Fuller Insurance and is about to celebrate his 14th anniversary with them in May.  His expertise is working with residential and commercial contractors, local business owners, commercial […]

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Walton County School District Superintendent’s May Update

The month of May will be bustling in Walton County School District with State Assessment scheduling, Senior activities, awards ceremonies, art shows, music concerts, drama performances, field trips, and Yearbook signings!  We encourage our parents to make sure your students are conscientious about school attendance during these last weeks of school!. As we prepare for […]

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Green Thumb Garden Club Continues Support of Non-Profits in South Walton

The charter of the Green Thumb Garden Club, Inc. (GTGC) is to give back to the community in South Walton.  In keeping with their charter, the generous members of the GTGC have multiple on-going projects to which they donate time and financial support.  Of special note are the projects at the John Horton Senior Center […]

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South Walton Rotary Makes Grant Made to Boys and Girls Club

Update on Polio and World Immunization Week  Each year Rotarians decide to focus on an area they can help contribute to the world and its needs. The idea of fighting polio began with a club in Manila in The Philippines many years ago. When a club has a cause approved, the Rotary Foundation will provide […]

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Our Local Pro: Rhea Ross of Honesty Guard Homewatch

By Rita Sherwood,   In 2018, after being drawn to the South Walton area and its beautiful beaches, Rhea Ross and her husband Mike built their second home in Inlet Beach, FL. They experienced firsthand how the dream of owning a beach home could easily turn into a nightmare. After vetting a dozen area management […]

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16th Annual Destin Charity Wine Auction Raises over $2 Million for NW Florida Children

Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation (DCWAF), one of the nation’s premier fundraising organizations, hosted its 16th Annual Auction in a semi virtual format April 23-24, 2021. DCWAF is pleased to announce that the event raised $2.04 million for children in need in Northwest Florida. The total is a $691,000 increase over the previous year, which […]

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