Community Briefs July 18

Published: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 12:39 PM.

Final Call for South Walton Artist of the Year applications

The Walton County TDC is taking applications for the 2015 South Walton Artist of the Year through 4 p.m. July 28.

This will mark the 13th year of this community program showcasing a collection of local artists offering a wide range of media. Through this program, the TDC promotes the destination’s thriving arts community while placing the spotlight on one talented artist.

The application can be downloaded at

Walton County TDC Seeks Imagery

The Walton County Tourist Development Council is seeking to purchase a small, professional portfolio of images to augment its current marketing and advertising image library. Images will be used in various marketing communications and should dramatically represent South Walton's wonderful culture in all 16 communities. The deadline for submitting assignment quotes is 12 p.m. on July 25. For full details of photography requirements please contact John Cross at 850-622-7811 or at

2014 Primary E-Voter now online

The League of Women Voters of Okaloosa County has announced that its online candidate guide for the 2014 Primary is now live at

The 2014 Primary E-Voter is your one-stop-shopping place for all election-related information. Many local, state and federal offices are up for election on Aug. 26, and the E-Voter covers the contested local races in both Okaloosa and Walton Counties.

This will be a universal primary for Okaloosa local races, which means all registered voters are eligible to vote, regardless of party affiliation. It's very important for everyone to turn out, because the primary election will determine our state and local policy for many years to come. Be informed. Be prepared. Be a voter.

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