For The Love of Sea Turtles by Valerie Lofton

What you really need to know...Original article published at On the Coast Magazine Read More

Double Red Flag Alert: Walton County Water is Closed

Please be advised the current beach flag condition is DOUBLE RED due to dangerous rip currents. This means that while beaches are open, ALL WATER IS CLOSED in Walton County. To ensure the safety of all our visitors and residents, entering the Gulf of Mexico is strictly prohibited. Stay on the sand, and do not step in the water. For […] Read More

Fireworks: What’s Legal and What’s Not

Submitted by South Walton Fire District New Year’s Eve is right around the corner, a time many Americans observe the start of a new year by sending bottle rockets into the sky, exploding miniature bombs and unfortunately, breaking a state law. Most fireworks are illegal for consumer use in Florida, even if they’re available for purchase. That can make […] Read More