Saturday, December 31 Old Florida Fish House will host a New Year's Eve Celebration you and your crew do not want to miss! Choose between an early dinner followed by live music or their epic New Year's Eve Extravaganza. Still Standing: A Tribute to Elton John | 5PM - 7:30PM Enjoy an...
By Todd Craig, LCSW As we come to the end of one year and the beginning of another, quotes from two of pop-culture’s great philosophers come to mind. Yogi Berra famously said, “If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up somewhere else.” The other comes from the...
by Clement Clarke Moore ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there; The children were nestled all snug in their beds; While visions of sugar-plums danced...
By Gueary Clendening Many years ago, My wife, Linda and I lived in Illinois. Memories of driving to southern Illinois to spend Christmas with her family are truly cherished memories! On one particular Christmas, we left on Christmas eve driving down on Interstate 57. We were traveling at night and...
On the morning of October 13, the Walton County Board of County Commissioners, alongside the Walton County Beach Operations and Tourism Departments, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Scenic Gulf Drive Regional Beach Access. “There is a lot of hard work that goes into completing something like this, and...
By Lori Leath Smith Are you looking for ways to help our community? As always during the holiday season, there is an ongoing need for giving. Many children don’t have enough food to eat over a weekend, much less over Thanksgiving, and have to return to school hungry. Some don’t...
By Zandra Wolfgram How do you frame up a festive, fall weekend on the Emerald Coast? Come take part in Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation’s 27th annual Festival of the Arts. With dozens of artists taking part, this year’s free event, set for Saturday, Oct. 29 and Sunday, Oct. 30 at the...
It’s time to choose your favorites in the 2023 Perfect in Walton County Awards! The online voting period is open Monday, Sept. 26 until Friday, Oct. 21 at perfectinwaltoncounty.com. The top five nominees with the highest votes in 30 categories have been selected, and now it’s time for the final...
By Michelle Ruschman Foster parenting helps kids and enriches families. A common misunderstanding about fostering is that foster families are gatekeepers between children and biological parents. April Hight, the Foster Home Recruitment Specialist with FamiliesFirst Network for Okaloosa and Walton County, wants to clarify that a foster parent is more...
Friends of South Walton Sea Turtles, (FOSWST) in partnership with Visit South Walton, will once again host the International Coastal Cleanup on Saturday, September 17th. Registration Opens at 8:45 with Beach Cleanup beginning at 9:00 am till 11:00 am. International Coastal Cleanup is a worldwide event sponsored by Ocean Conservancy;...