The Walton Sun
Updated Aug 28, 2015 at 1:40 PM

It wasn’t the first, but definitely the biggest.Josh Schweizer and Tyler Cook of Bent Rod Outfitters snatched a 412.8-pound, 11-foot-5 gator on the Choctawhatchee River early Monday morning.The two guys from Fort Walton Beach brought the gator to Destin Fishing Fleet Marina to weigh it in and take a few photos just before lunch Monday.

Updated Aug 28, 2015 at 11:26 AM

Stress is a part of most people's daily lives and many just accept it.

Posted Aug 28, 2015 at 9:00 AM

After more than 24 years of experience in the medical field, Richard P. Chern, M.D. has opened his own practice in Miramar Beach.

Posted Aug 28, 2015 at 8:00 AM

Two monks lived together in a monastery for decades. In time one of them died, and within months the other followed. The first monk awoke to discover that he was in heaven, and never had he experienced such happiness. But he realized...

Posted Aug 27, 2015 at 12:45 PM

The Sun's cartoonist illustrates his thoughts about the "dog days of summer." 

Updated Aug 27, 2015 at 12:09 PM

Five Walmart employees, ages ranging from 19 to 25, have been arrested following an organized attempt to steal items from their employer.

Posted Aug 27, 2015 at 9:30 AM

"Your career is not going to be one steady march upward to glory." Actor Alan Arkin

Updated Aug 28, 2015 at 1:02 PM

Aug. 20 was a special day for South Walton Turtle Watch.Around 3 p.m. a line began to form at an Inlet Beach beach access.

Updated Aug 26, 2015 at 3:41 PM

Along comes fall. Along come cooler temperatures on the Emerald Coast. Usher in "Cool-Aid," and come to Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast’s Atrium Gallery for a local art show and sell. The exhibit opens...

Updated Aug 26, 2015 at 3:34 PM

All area codes are 850 unless specified.Friday, Aug. 28

Updated Aug 26, 2015 at 3:18 PM

The three-day Labor Day weekend can be a great opportunity to spend time with the family, go to the beach or have backyard barbecues — and enjoy great music and fireworks.

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