SUMMER at the Grayton Beach Store, a scene from the 2014 production of Grit & Grace: A Dreaming Place. (Photo by Mary Jo Odom, Florida Nuptials)
WCSO SUMMER CAMP ATTENDEES take a break from playing board games. The Walton County Sheriff’s Office held two weeks of summer camp in July. More than 25 young people attended the camp, which was based out of Maude Saunders Elementary School in DeFuniak Springs. (Photo by Jeffrey Powell)
FORMER FLORIDA LEGISLATOR DURRELL PEADEN, now a member of the Lake Erie School of Osteopathic Medicine’s Board of Directors (r) introduced Florida Agency for Health Care Administration Secretary Elizabeth Dudek and her staff. The secretary was on a tour in July of the Panhandle’s medical facilities, and they stopped by to see the progress of the construction project at the forthcoming dental school. (Photo by Reid Tucker)
THE PAXTON DIXIE YOUTH PONYTAILS fast pitch softball team traveled to Okeechobee, Fla. in July to participate in the Florida state tournament and came away with the first-ever state title for the organization. The girls went undefeated and held their opponents scoreless throughout tournament play. They defeated Wauneta 14-0, and Altha 10-0 and 12-0 to claim the state title.
- THESE MARKERS ARE DEDICATED to both the fallen and survivors of both parties, who took part in a battle in 1813 at Fort Mims, Alabama. Today Fort Mims is a five-acre state historic site consisting of a partially rebuilt stockade, with many informative markers. (Photo by Jeffrey Powell)