A Pastor’s Ponderings: Clippidy-Clop

By Pastor David Holland “So he got up and went to his father. “But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him...

Local Pro: Insurance Life – Why I Love What I Do

By Matthew Vanderford Lately I’ve been bored. Not bored in the sense that one might imagine, because there’s always something to do, always something to...

Journey Bravely: An Invitation to Dream

By Todd Craig, LCSW   One of the most difficult seasons of my life were the two years I had hopes and dreams I was too...

Understanding Shingles

By Kay Leaman, Health Architect The same virus that causes chickenpox, shingles or Herpes Zoster (VZ) is a reactivation of the dormant VZ within the...

New Alert System Developed to Find Missing and Endangered Boaters

A new “Aqua Alert” system has been developed after a kayaker disappeared last year in the Gulf. It will notify Emergency Responders and Okaloosa...

Trends & Treasures October 2022

Jewelry Passion for Your Purpose! Beyond Measure Jewelers Do you love diamonds? You have come to the right place! Specializing in diamond, gemstone and precious metal...

More Deployments Add to Our Artificial Reefs

In Okaloosa County, an artificial reef is a fun and satisfying site for fishing, diving and snorkeling that is easily accessible for us all....

Hospital Completes First Leg of Expansion

HCA Florida Fort Walton-Destin Hospital celebrated the completion of the first phase of its $100 million expansion Aug. 30, which includes a new four-story,...

Insights for Investors II

By Maurice Stouse, Financial Advisor and Branch Manager Focus on the US Dollar Former U.S. Treasury Secretary James Baker commented some time ago that one of...

Sean of the South: The Kid

By Sean Dietrich This is not my story. It was told to me. In fact, I’m hearing it for the first time, just like you...