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Thursday, June 20, 2019
MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. (June 19, 2019) – The Market Shops, located at the entrance to Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, welcomes Hebert’s Specialty Meats to the shopping center.   Owned and operated by true Cajun, Walter Hidalgo along with partners Sean and Kelli Louvierre, Hebert’s opened the first Emerald Coast location in June 2018. After knowing Sammy Hebert, the original founder of Hebert’s ...read more
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Thursday, June 20, 2019
WHAT: The Market Shops will host the OneBlood Drive on Friday, July 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Recently, The Market Shops May Blood Drive resulted in 19 units of blood which will benefit up to 57 patients. The OneBlood Big Red Bus® will be parked in The Market Shops parking lot, adjacent to Highway 98.  OneBlood is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) community asset responsible for providing safe, ...read more
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Thursday, June 20, 2019
MAITLAND, FL—Within the pages of Ann Kief’s new book, Blessed by Adoption ($15.49, paperback, 9781545668160; $7.99, ebook, 9781545668177), readers will find a true story about a German girl who was born a baroness, adopted by Americans, and later became a “princess.” While searching for biological roots, surprises unfolded, miracles happened, and patterns developed that revealed a common life ...read more
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Thursday, June 20, 2019
THE ALYS FOUNDATION TO HOST 8TH ANNUAL ALYS BEACH 5K & 1 MILE FUN RUNThe family-friendly race benefiting Children in Crisis, Inc. takes place Sunday, Sept. 1  WHAT: This September, runners and families will gather along the coast in Alys Beach for the eighth annual 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run on the Sunday, September 1, 2019. Taking place along scenic Hwy 30A, the certified 5K will wind through the ...read more
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Wednesday, June 19, 2019
 Calling all local businesses, organizations, groups and clubs -  The 6th Annual Stock the Pantry Food Drive is upon us!! This food drive-competition always enables the Food For Thought pantry to be stocked for the start the school year to serve our 33 schools & 3,300 students. Register your team today -- ONLY 5 spots remain! Team Registration Deadline is July 24thThe ...read more
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Tuesday, June 18, 2019
DESTIN, Fla. (June 17, 2019) – Amazing Lash Studio, the nation’s largest and fastest growing eyelash extension franchise beauty brand, has opened a new studio in Destin. The studio is independently owned and operated by Scottsdale, Arizona native, Mary Frances Mullins.  “I was first introduced to Amazing Lash Studio as a client,” Mullins said. “I loved the concept and thought this market was the ...read more
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Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Panama City Beach, FL – Legendary Marine Panama City Beach hosted the Coastal Conservation Association event “Cocktails for a Cause” fundraiser on May 9th.  All funds raised go back into the community through local habitat projects as part of Hurricane Michael Relief efforts.  During the event a Silent Auction was held and $12,000 in revenue was collected.    Amanda Krpan, CCA Florida Regional ...read more
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Tuesday, June 18, 2019
WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (June 18, 2019) – The Young Professionals of Walton County (YPWC) will host a July networking event titled “Mingling and Margs” on Thursday, July 11 from 5:30 - 7 p.m. at La Cocina located at 10343 E. County Hwy. 30A in Seacrest Beach.    Sponsored by Progress Bank, YPWC members and non-members are invited to mix and mingle with one another while sipping on hand-crafted ...read more
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Monday, June 17, 2019
MEDIA ALERT  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  WHO: Cook Family Dentistry  WHAT: Cook Family Dentistry hosts Toothbrush Drive for Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center  WHEN: June 1, 2019 – August 1, 2019  Event Location: Cook Family Dentistry2441 US Highway 98 W #107Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459  DESCRIPTION:  Cook Family Dentistry is asking for the local community to join their efforts in collecting ...read more
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Monday, June 17, 2019
ContactChelsea BlaichChelsea@GraytonBeer.com Office: (850) 231-4786 Direct: (850) 399-7004  Grayton Beer Company Announces 23rd Annual Rags 2 Riches Regatta benefitting South Walton Artificial Reef Association  Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. (June 6, 2019) – The 23rd Annual Rags 2 Riches Regatta will return to Grayton Beach, Florida, on Saturday, June 29, 2019.  Originally organized by the residents ...read more
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Monday, June 17, 2019
MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. (June 14, 2019) – Join Sacred Heart Rehabilitation to discover ways to improve bone health through strength exercise and diet on Friday, June 21 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Sacred Heart Rehabilitation at Somerby Assisted Living in Santa Rosa Beach. Physician Assistant Chuck Kuebler and physical therapist Leslie Moskal will speak on bone health and fragility fracture risks – ...read more
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Friday, June 14, 2019
For Immediate ReleaseJune 14, 2019Contact: Tanya BrantonToll-free (888) 638-0250, ext. 1599tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us    Okaloosa and Walton County Traffic AdvisoryChipley –Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the following state roads in Okaloosa and Walton counties as crews perform construction and maintenance activities. Okaloosa County:U.S. 98 (Harbor Boulevard) Improvements from ...read more
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Thursday, June 13, 2019
FORT WALTON BEACH, FL, June 13, 2019 – Fort Walton Beach Medical Center welcomes new leadership, Caroline Stewart, RN, as Chief Nursing Officer.   Caroline is an accomplished and dedicated healthcare leader with over 20 years of nursing experience and over 20 years in leadership positions.  Caroline has successfully implemented strategic initiatives in the areas of patient experience, safety, ...read more
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Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Fort Walton Beach Medical Center receives American Heart Association Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus/Gold Plus Quality Achievement Awards  American Heart Association Award recognizesFort Walton Beach Medical Center’s commitment to quality stroke care  Fort walton beach, June 12, 2019 ― Fort Walton Beach Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get ...read more
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Monday, June 10, 2019
FORT WALTON BEACH, FL, June 10, 2019 – Fort Walton Beach Medical Center introduces treatment of vascular thrombosis using the EkoSonic® Endovascular System (EKOS®) with Acoustic Pulse Thrombolysis™. This treatment is designed to quickly dissolve a blood clot (thrombus) and restore blood flow - while reducing risk to the patient.  Like other leading institutions around the world, Fort Walton Beach ...read more
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Monday, June 10, 2019
SANTA ROSA BEACH, Fla. (June 10, 2019) – Business owner, Levin Bracken, is pleased to announce that Bracken Law, P.A. will be expanding into Santa Rosa Beach with a second office, located at 2930 West County Highway 30A, Suite 210, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459, fondly known as the Draper J building in Blue Mountain Beach.  The new Bracken Law, P.A. location will service the 30A and Santa Rosa Beach ...read more
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Monday, June 10, 2019
Destin Commons Attracts Local Restaurant and Welcomes New StoreWell known as a family-centric gathering place, Destin Commons is excited to add a local restaurant and welcome a new store for all to enjoy.DESTIN, FL (May 18,2019)... Destin Commons is excited to announce the opening of Yuga Sushi & Sake House, and the recent opening of Ridemakerz.   "We are pleased to have Ridemakerz and Yuga Sushi ...read more
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Friday, June 07, 2019
For Immediate ReleaseJune 7, 2019Contact: Tanya Branton Toll-free (888) 638-0250, ext. 1599tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us    Okaloosa and Walton County Traffic AdvisoryChipley –Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the following state roads in Okaloosa and Walton counties as crews perform construction and maintenance activities.Okaloosa County:U.S. 98 (Harbor Boulevard) Improvements ...read more
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Thursday, June 06, 2019
Miramar Beach, Fla. (June 6, 2019) – Summertime signals the start of a weekly SunQuest Cruises tradition that has grown into one of the top things to do in the South Walton area. SunQuest Cruises is hosting its weekly Sunset, Fireworks, Dinner and Dancing Cruises on the SOLARIS yacht every Tuesday and Thursday in the summer, including 4th of July. Guests enjoy the best of all worlds as they cruise ...read more
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Wednesday, June 05, 2019
After wrapping up the 12th annual international projection festival, held May 17-18, at Alys Beach, FL, Digital Graffiti has announced its winners-including "Best of Show", "Curators Choice", and three commendatory "Special Recognition" awards. The festival, sponsored by Christie, the global visual and audio solutions company, welcomed 30 local, national, and international artists to the Scenic ...read more
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Wednesday, June 05, 2019
Chipley–A new traffic signal on U.S. 98 at Watersound Parkway in Walton County will become operational Tuesday, June 11 at approximately 10 a.m.  The new signal is mounted on horizontal mast arms.  Since the signal is in the horizontal position, motorists with color weakness problems will need to remember red is on the left and green on the right.  The signal is currently in flash mode to acquaint ...read more
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Wednesday, June 05, 2019
The Henderson Beach Resort and Spa’s Quarterly Sweet Sunday Event Raises $3,000 for The Sonder Project  DESTIN, Fla. (June 5, 2019) – On Sunday, May 12, The Henderson Beach Resort and Spa hosted the second Sweet Sunday event, titled “A Mother’s Day Market,” anchored by The Honey Hutch. The event drew locals to the resort who celebrated moms while showcasing local artisans, and most importantly, ...read more
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Monday, June 03, 2019
Destin, FL (May 17th, 2019)…Are you curious about where all of the Destin Commons' parking meter money goes? Through the Destin Commons Coins for a Cause initiative, 18 local charities team up with various restaurants and BBQ aficionados, for over $85,000 in donations. The 9th Annual Smoke on the Coast BBQ & Fireworks Festival takes place on July 3, 2019, and this year is expected to be bigger and ...read more
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Monday, June 03, 2019
FDOT to Host Beautification Grant Program Workshop  Chipley– The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will host a Florida Highway Beautification Grant Program workshop for local governments and community development organizations beginning 10 a.m. Thursday, June6, 2019 at the FDOT Ponce De Leon Operations Center, 1723 Sunrise Circle, Ponce De Leon, Florida.   The FHBC Grant Program, as ...read more
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Thursday, May 30, 2019
Tallahassee, Fla. (May 23, 2019) – Rowland Publishing Inc., the leader in publishing for Northwest Florida, is preparing for a milestone year. In 2019-2020 all three of the company’s major titles will mark major anniversaries. Tallahassee Magazine marks 40, Emerald Coast magazine marks 20, 850 Business magazine marks 10 and Northwest Florida Weddings magazine marks 5.  As part of the company’s ...read more
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Thursday, May 30, 2019
Destin, Florida May 21, 2019... Destin Commons wins their first MAXI award presented by the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) at RECon, the world's largest retail real estate convention, hosted annually in Las Vegas. The MAXI Awards recognize events, programs, and technology that add value to shopping centers and companies worldwide. Categories are designed to recognize the ...read more
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Thursday, May 30, 2019
Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. (May 24, 2019) – Shine On Living and The 30A Company recently announced the official sales launch of their new line of high-quality sun care products that are friendly to fragile marine eco-systems. The products will be available for purchase as of Friday, May 24, in honor of National Sunscreen Day.   The 30A® branded product line includes:  30ASPF 30 Sunscreen, 30A ...read more
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Thursday, May 30, 2019
Eight Sacred Heart Medical Group providers in Okaloosa and Walton counties have been recognized by Professional Research Consultants (PRC) for their outstanding performance in 2018. PRC is a nationally known healthcare marketing research company. These awards are based on information gathered by PRC through confidential surveys of patients regarding their perceptions of the care they received ...read more
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Thursday, May 30, 2019
For More Information:                                                                         For Immediate Release: Carly Harmer                                                                                                           May 30, 2019 772.341.2460 The Hive Creative Consulting                        ...read more
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Wednesday, May 29, 2019
MIRAMAR BEACH, FL (May 28, 2019) - Sacred Heart Health System, part of Ascension, and the St. Joe Company, held a groundbreaking ceremony today to mark the beginning of construction of a new Ascension Medical Group facility in the Watersound Origins community in South Walton County. The new healthcare facility will be located along Highway 98 at the entrance of the Watersound Origins community, 20 ...read more
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Wednesday, May 29, 2019
MIRAMAR BEACH, FL. (May 29, 2019) - ­­The Olson Women’s Diagnostic Center at Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast now provides the latest and more accurate imaging technology tool for breast cancer screening with 3D mammography exams.  Advanced three-dimensional imaging technology is recommended for women of all ages and breast densities and can help physicians detect breast cancer earlier ...read more
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Tuesday, May 28, 2019
DESTIN, Fla. (May 23, 2019) – On Tuesday, May 14, 2019, Ruth’s Chris Steak House at Silver Shells Resort and Jim ‘N Nicks Bar-B-Q hosted the community, loyal patrons and guests for a Celebration of Life fundraiser for Joel Iral, a long-time employee of both restaurants who was killed in a vehicle-involved scooter accident on Thursday, March 27, 2019. Held in Ruth’s Chris’ Courtyard and Terrace, ...read more
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Tuesday, May 28, 2019
WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (May 22, 2019) – The Young Professionals of Walton County (YPWC) will host a “Bow Wow Seafood Boil” on Thursday, June 13, from 5:30 - 7 p.m. located at the new Dog Harmony Headquarters in Santa Rosa Beach.   Sponsored by Whole Life Fitness, YPWC members and non-members are invited to enjoy a bountiful seafood boil provided by Grayton Beer Brewpub along with beers provided by ...read more
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Thursday, May 23, 2019
St. Joe Company Announces Groundbreaking Event Construction Begins On Sacred Heart Medical Facility in South Walton County Who: St. Joe Company announces groundbreaking event for Sacred Heart Medical Facility in Walton County. When: 9 a.m., Tuesday, May 28, 2019 Where: 180 N Watersound Parkway, Watersound, FL 32461 (Watersound Origins Community Entrance) Details: The new healthcare facility, ...read more
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Monday, May 20, 2019
Niceville, FL May 17, 2019 – Twin Cities Hospital announced today that it is a recipient of the Healthgrades 2019 Patient Safety Excellence AwardTM. This distinction places Twin Cities Hospital among the top 10% of all short-term acute care hospitals reporting patient safety data as evaluated by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for information about physicians and hospitals.  During the ...read more
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Thursday, May 09, 2019
RBSE announces the second biennial juried art show of contemporary outdoor sculpture  Rosemary Beach, FL, May 8, 2019–The Rosemary Beach Sculpture Exhibition (RBSE) is excited to announce the second biennial juried art show of contemporary, outdoor sculpture on display throughout the town of Rosemary Beach. This signature event of this quintessential New Urbanism town located on the Gulf of ...read more
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Wednesday, May 08, 2019
Niceville, FL – May 7, 2019 – Twin Cities Hospital recently announced the recipients of its 2018 HCA Awards of Distinction. The Frist Humanitarian Awards recognize one physician, one employee and one volunteer who each demonstrate extraordinary concern for the welfare and happiness of patients and their community. The Excellence in Nursing Awards celebrate the extraordinary clinical and ...read more
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Tuesday, May 07, 2019
Miramar Beach, Fla. (April 24, 2019) — 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 2019 Summer Camp series has something to offer you.  ECTC, a local professional non-profit theater company, is proud to announce it has expanded its educational theater series for summer 2019 to ...read more
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Tuesday, May 07, 2019
Coastal Branch Library Summer Events 2019  “Children and Families” - Mondays during June and July   The Walton County Coastal Library presents the 2019 “Summer Reading Events” for children and families.   The events will be held on Mondays and begin at 10:00am.   June – “A Universe of Stories” June 3rd - “Animal Tales of Stories” featuring live animals. Be prepared to get up close and ...read more
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
         The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County Announces Foster Gallery Summer ArtistsOpening Receptions To Take Place May 3 & May 22   The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) is proud to announce the 26 local artists who were recently chosen to exhibit their original work in The Foster Gallery’s Summer Rotation, which runs April 23 through ...read more
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Thursday, March 28, 2019
The Market Shops, located at the entrance to Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, will host free, weekly fitness classes on the lawn. Beginning Friday, May 3, 2019, through Monday, July 29, 2019, Free Fitness on the Lawn will take place on Mondays at 5:30 p.m. with Pure Barre and Fridays at 9:00 a.m. with Orange Theory Fitness. The classes are free to attend and open to individuals of all fitness ...read more
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Wednesday, February 27, 2019
SEASIDE AIMS TO IMPROVE VISITOR EXPERIENCESeaside Shuttle Returns in Tandem With Introduction of Valet Parking  Droves of visitors will soon be heading to the famed holiday town of Seaside. The Seaside Community Development Corp. (SCDC) has been preparing to ease traffic congestion by implementing a transportation plan with the goal to improve the Seaside experience.  Beginning March 11, 2019, ...read more
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