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Tuesday, August 14, 2018
By Heather Bennett As you might know, currently there is an opioid epidemic in America. Opioids are becoming more and more prevalent in rural areas and small towns, including the Emerald Coast and even in Walton County. Addiction does not care about economic status, social status, race, profession, etc. It...
South Walton Life Releases its first Summer Program Guide The perennial question for parents for the upcoming season is the following: How do I keep the kids busy for summer? The beach is great; backyard barbecues are fun as well; or perhaps there’s a trip “north.” But 10 weeks is...
By Maurice Stouse Years ago, as a representative for a major investment firm, I was excited to learn that one of the many benefits my firm was offering was a pension at retirement. It was so great to learn because, as a young trainee, retirement planning was drilled into our...
At March 27 Walton County Commission meeting to recognize the first-ever "Operation Medicine Cabinet" in Walton County, from left: SWIX's CEO, Gene Jones; Commission Chairman Bill Chapman (back); Commissioners Tony Anderson and Cecilia Jones; Schools Superintendent Russell Hughes; Commissioners Sara Comander and Melanie Nipper; and Safe Water for Walton...
By Heather Bennett   Westonwood Ranch, founded by Lindy Wood, is a non-profit organization located in Freeport that will offer a farm-based learning program for individuals with autism.  They will focus on providing functional learning opportunities to prepare young individuals and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder a transition into the workforce. Lindy...

Easter Reflections

By Guery Clendening It is Spring! The flowers are blooming and Azalia’s have been beautiful this year. I love this season. To me Spring speaks of new beginnings. When I lived in Illinois, the winters could be harsh at times. I remember during one winter, looking out my office window...
The 4th Annual NatureWalk at Seagrove Spring Fling Wing Ding will be held April 5th, 2018 from 1 PM-4 PM. Free Family-Friendly Event will take place at NatureWalk at Seagrove 780 Sandgrass Boulevard, Santa Rosa, Fl 32459. naturewalkatseagrove.com Click For More Information on Facebook  
By Tad Hunter One of the advantages of investing in real estate is provided under the Internal Revenue Service, Code 1031. The tax on the profit from a real estate sale can be delayed until a later date when you enter into a qualified exchange or purchase. Because of the...
In South Walton, there are several organizations that support environmental conservation and education. “The common goal is to protect our environment, and we’re all doing that through different volunteer activities,” says Laurie Reichenbach, a board member of the Friends of South Walton Sea Turtles (FOSWST), and Director of the...
Everyone is Irish on St Patrick's Day!  And where better to be green than at the largest St Patrick's celebration on Florida's Emerald Coast; the 30A St Patrick's Parade and Festival. The parade kicks off at 2pm and the festival follows at 3pm at Arnett's Gulfside Farm and Stables...

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