Wyn receives first Melvin Scholarship

The scholarship is dedicated to the memory and life achievements of long time civic leader Jerry Melvin, who served the area as a state representative for 18 years. … Read More


ECTC launches first phase of 2020 Summer Camp Series

MIRAMAR BEACH — Whether your thespian craves the glow of a center stage spotlight or prefers to make the magic happen backstage behind-the-scenes, Emerald Coast Theatre Company’s 2020 Summer Camp series has something to offer you.Following CDC guidelines, this selection of “socially distanced” Summer 2020 classes are offered online. These sessions begin June 2 and… … Read More


First responders, health care workers can shop special hours, get discounts at these businesses during coronavirus crisis

Retailers across the nation are giving priority access to health care workers and first responders.Stores are designating special shopping hours to help those serving on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. The designated hours are similar to what retailers introduced in March for […] … Read More


First Draft: Meet J.Rene’e Noble

We give local and visiting writers a chance to share their own stories in First Draft. This week, let’s meet J.Rene’e Noble. PREFACEName: J.Rene’e NobleHomebase: Fort Walton BeachGenre: Y/A fiction, adult fictionMost notable published work: “The Heroes of Hanover Heights” 2018, Grave Decisions” […] … Read More