By Heather Bennett In Fort Walton Beach there is a movement to bridge the gap between job openings and skilled laborers. This community, which depends on construction and other skilled labor jobs, will lose a large part of its workforce as the baby boomers in these industries start to retire....
Wednesdays 10:00 am Walton County Coastal Branch Library January 17, 2018 History Mystery - Miramar Beach Was Once Shoals, Florida Destin historian Hank Klein tells the story of a town that was once where Miramar Beach, Florida, is located today. The area that we know as Miramar Beach was once known as Shoals. Today,...
It’s that time of year again, the season of Yellow flies, Mosquitos and other pests seeking to...
Pawsitive Love Foundation (PLF) is leading the way to help give our veterans their lives back. A 501(c)3 corp. founded locally by Steve Kotowski, Pawsitive Love Foundation is dedicated to providing properly trained service dogs to children and veterans. Steve’s passion is to always improve and that launched his new...
A Sinfonia Holiday! Our region’s fully professional symphony orchestra led by Music and Artistic Director Demetrius Fuller presents a stellar lineup for the holidays! Vocalist Chris Mann returns to the Sinfonia stage at Village Baptist Church on Fri., Dec. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the annual Holiday Pops. Mann, whose...
Please join us on May 30th for the 62nd Annual Blessing of the Fleet on Destin Harbor. This has been a time honored tradition that our city is proud of and for me, it has been a privilege to be a part of it. It is an opportunity for...

Community Events

Camp Helen State Park—Paddle Lake Powell Kayak Tours Ranger led guided kayak tours at Camp Helen State Park will be held on  Thursday October 12, and Saturday October 21 from 9 am – 11.  Take a leisurely 90 minute paddle on Lake...
South Walton Economic Development Update By Lisa Hughley As a Real Estate Broker and resident of Walton County, I am always seeking information on new and upcoming area projects. If you take a drive throughout South Walton, you will see many new exciting projects underway.  Take a look at the...

Seaside

Seaside Institute and Walton County Schools: An Alliance By Janie Henderson It’s cliché and redundant to simply say “the children are our future.” What can our communities do to put that thought into action? How do we prepare our Walton County students for a thriving future? This past November, the Seaside Institute...
In December, in honor of his great sacrifice for our country, Air Force Captain Nathan Nelson was gifted a mortgage-free home from nonprofit “Building Homes for Heroes”, an organization that builds and modifies homes to gift mortgage-free to wounded veterans and their families. During this celebration, Captain Nelson, his...

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