Breaking Bread with American Lunch

By Heather Bennett Food insecurity along The Emerald Coast is an ongoing issue that we have spotlighted with stories involving local food banks, churches, and...

Off the Hook: Tarpon Run in Destin

By Cali Hlavac, To Do In Destin The Tarpon have arrived! A bucket list fish for many anglers, Tarpon are most commonly found in south...

Perspectives: What Does Independence Day Mean To You?

By Heather Bennett The beauty of The Emerald Coast brings together people from all walks of life, political views, religions, and races. On Independence Day...

From the Sheriff: Staying Safe from Covid 19 During Summer Crowds

By Larry R. Ashley, Sheriff Beaches in Okaloosa County are open from dawn to dusk and business is booming. Restaurants and bars are re-opened with limited...

COVID-19 Hometown Heroes: Part 2

By Rita L. Sherwood We are truly blessed to live in such a giving community; our local heroes are almost too many to count. In...

U.S. 98 Improvement Project Concludes in Destin

Construction on a $4.7 million project to resurface and improve U.S. 98 between the East Pass (Marler) Bridge and Airport Road in the City...

Aletha’s Legacy Offers Hope to Liberian Children

By Lori Leath Smith Last fall, photographer and philanthropist Zhalman Harris, best known locally behind the camera, returned to his home country Liberia on a...

Keeping the Level of Morale High

By Jodell Haverfield, Luxury Travel Consultant ACC Just before our youngest son left for Iraq, he asked me to plan a Freedom Cruise for him,...

Taylor Haugen Foundation Names Six Scholarship Winners for Class of 2020

By Eddie Bird With an unusual spring semester for the class of 2020, one thing remains the norm, an opportunity to receive a prestigious scholarship...