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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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Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center Presents their 22nd Annual Gala

The Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center (ECCAC) is presenting their 22nd annual signature Gala. The “Bow Ties and Bling” themed Gala is at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 21, at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa. Emceed by David Seering, guests will enjoy dinner and live entertainment by the popular Mr. Big and […]

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Gulf Cemetery to Host The Vietnam Travelling Memorial Wall Memorial Weekend

The Gulf Cemetery Association is pleased to announce that in conjunction with this year’s Memorial Day ceremony, it will sponsor The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall© coming to Santa Rosa Beach throughout the Memorial Day Weekend 2021.  This year’s theme for Memorial Day is “United in Sacrifice, Honored in Remembrance” and what better way to showcase […]

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Panhandle Fly Fishers | A Local Club for the Fly-Fishing Enthusiast

By Cali Hvalac,  If you have interest in any type of fishing as a passion or a hobby, then you’ve probably been exposed to fly fishing on some level over the years. Fly fishing has been around for decades, but has recently expanded to include more anglers than ever as fishing gained popularity over the […]

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Area Law Enforcement Partners Receive Maritime Security Training

Area law enforcement officers from four local and state agencies braved bad weather and rough seas in March completing special maritime training. Florida’s Northwest Regional Domestic Security Task Force Waterborne Response Teams came together for the class hosted by the United States Coast Guard Station Destin. The teams were composed of officers from the Okaloosa […]

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