Reynolds a UA graduate

The University of Alabama awarded approximately 1,300 degrees during summer commencement Aug. 5. Chason Sloane Reynolds of Destin received his Master Business Administration.

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society welcomes new members

The Northwest Florida State College Sigma Mu Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society recently inducted 67 new members. Lorraine Dales, Adriagny Russomanno and Elena Silva from Destin were inducted.

Adelin Jewel Edwards named to UA Dean's List

University of Alabama student Adelin Jewel Edwards of Destin was named to the Dean's List for Summer 2017.

A total of 417 students enrolled during the 2017 summer semester at the University of Alabama were named to the Dean's List with an academic record of 3.5 (or above) or the President's List with an academic record of 4.0 (or above). The UA Dean's and President's lists recognize full-time undergraduate students.

Koutsky graduates from Valdosta State University

Caitlyn Koutsky of Destin has earned the bachelor of science in psychology from Valdosta State University. She was among nearly 500 undergraduate and graduate students who completed the requirements for their respective degrees during the summer 2017 semester.

Sacred Heart relocates OB/GYN office

Sacred Heart Medical Group OB/GYNs Dr. Melinda Graham, Dr. Brett Tidwell, Dr. Anne Marie Whitlock and nurse practitioner Rebecca Estes-Block, ARNP-C, have relocated their office to Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast's Medical Office Building, Suite 310 at 7720 U.S. Hwy. 98 West in Miramar Beach.

Sacred Heart Medical Group OB/GYNs are accepting new patients and most insurance plans. For information or to schedule an appointment, call 267-2961 or visit