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Friday, May 26, 2017
Basket Weaving and Watercolor Classes with Carol Dickson SANTA ROSA BEACH, FL – Art in the Park is back at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park starting on June 9, 2017 9:00a.m. – 2:00p.m with a Watercolor class. Join local artist Carol Dickson for an opportunity to create your own beautiful work of art. Class fees for the June 9th class are $25 and include all materials needed. Regular ...read more
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Thursday, May 25, 2017
DESTIN, Fla. (May 24, 2017) – Statewide law firm Broad and Cassel today announced Destin Partner Ginger Barry Boyd has been named among the 2017 Class of Leaders in the Law from the Florida Association for Women Lawyers (FAWL). Boyd was nominated for this honor by the Okaloosa County Chapter of FAWL for her professionalism, meaningful contributions to the community, and commitment to the ...read more
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Thursday, May 25, 2017
Destin, Fla. (May 25, 2017) – Destin Custom Home Builders, an extension of The Legendary Company, continues development of Regatta Bay Preserve, a major development within Regatta Bay Golf and Yacht Club. Regatta Bay Preserve’s 21 homes, situated on a 16-acre parcel within the 60-acre nature preserve, not only reflects the neighborhoods natural surroundings, but it also aims to ...read more
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Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Walton County, Fla. (May 24, 2017) – The 2017 class of the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Walton program graduated on Monday, May 15, 2017, after a nine-month curriculum consisting of various professional and leadership development programs. The President of Northwest Florida State College, Dr. Devin Stephenson, served as the speaker for this year’s graduating ...read more
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Wednesday, May 24, 2017
To celebrate the new summer season, The Track Family Fun Parks are hosting Sunday Fun Day events at four parks throughout the Southeast United States, featuring special pricing and unlimited rides. Join The Track in Destin on Sunday, June 4 from 1 – 3 p.m. at a special rate of only $10 for adults and $5 for children under the age of 18. The Track in Destin is thrilled to announce the ...read more
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Monday, May 22, 2017
Destin, FL (May 22, 2017)… Lucy Buffett was at her LuLu’s restaurant in Destin to do a meet and greet book signing event for her newest cookbook, GUMBO LOVE…Recipes for Gulf Coast Cooking, Entertaining and Savoring the Good Life. Hundreds of locals and tourists stopped by to meet the “Crazy Sista” herself this past weekend. Just back from New York City and Los ...read more
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Friday, May 19, 2017
Destin, FL (May 19, 2017)… Southern Living magazine, covering Southern food, home, garden and travel reaches more than 20 million people monthly. Their parent company, media giant Time, Inc., announced the launch of its second Southern Living branded retail store in the nation to be located in Destin Commons. Opening in late May, just in time for Memorial Day weekend, the new store will ...read more
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Thursday, May 18, 2017
Howard Hospitality Hotels Recognized by Marriott International Miramar Beach, Fla (May 16, 2017) – Howard Hospitality, a Miramar Beach-based hotel management company, today announced that its hotels received three awards for excellence in operations from Marriott International for the Courtyard and Residence Inn by Marriott Sandestin at Grand Boulevard. At the April 2017 Marriott Select ...read more
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Thursday, May 18, 2017
Walton County, Fla— On Saturday, June 24th, teams from across the country will set out to summit their state’s highest point in honor of the law enforcement officers who have been killed in the line of duty. Cops on Top teams are comprised of volunteer climbers, largely self-funded law enforcement officers. Whether their attempt is to climb the tallest mountain or hike the highest ...read more
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Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Destin, FL (May 17, 2017)… Local artists Andrew Wargo and Keith Jette just completed their original street mural art at Destin Commons on the side wall of Build-A-Bear. This is the third mural in a series of seven murals that will line various walls at the outdoor lifestyle center. Wargo and Jette’s work is entitled ‘Tropical Vibes’, in a vibrantly colored theme of large ...read more
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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
SANTA ROSA BEACH, FL – Topsail Hill Preserve State Park had its first sea turtle nest of the season. During nesting season (May 1 – Oct 31) sea turtle nest monitoring is conducted every morning at the park. This past weekend, an adult female Kemp’s Ridley, which is extremely endangered, was observed nesting in the dunes of the park. Along with the Kemp’s Ridley there are ...read more
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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic at Sandestin set to shatter records Miramar Beach, Florida – This one should easily shatter the record books. With less than 40 days remaining until the kick-off of the 15 th annual Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic, boat registrations for this world-class fishing event have already surpassed previous advance rates by over 25 percent. The final field could ...read more
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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida , May 16, 2017 — The Premier Property Group is pleased to announce Rob Youngblood has joined the locally owned and independent real estate sales firm. Youngblood will be operating out of the group’s Seacrest office. Youngblood comes to The Premier Property Group with a unique and diverse background of work and life skills. Most of his career has been spent in ...read more
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Thursday, May 11, 2017
Miramar Beach, Fla. (May 1 st , 2017) - Seascape Resort and the Seascape Towne Centre development are pleased to announce the addition of Mezcal Mexican Grill to their new entertainment and retailcomplex. Mezcal Mexican Grill will offer a selection of traditional Mexican dishes with modern culinary influences, featuring fresh-caught local seafood, certified Angus beef and locally sourced fresh ...read more
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Tuesday, May 09, 2017
WHO: Alfonso Academy WHAT: Soul to Sole 2017 Dance Concert WHEN: Saturday, June 3 rd 2017 at 5:00 PM WHERE: Linkside Exhibit Hall Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort Sandestin Blvd North 218 Miramar Beach, 32550 DESCRIPTION: Join us for our second annual performance showcase for all of our Daytime and Evening Program student. The night will also include premier performances by our award-winning ...read more
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Tuesday, May 09, 2017
WHO: Alfonso Academy WHAT: Summer Intensives WHEN: Week 1: Monday, July 17 th - Friday, July 21 st from 9 AM to 4 PM Week 2: Monday, July 24 th - Friday, July 28 th from 10 AM to 5 PM Week 3 Monday, July 31 st - Friday, August 4 th from 9 AM to 3 PM WHERE: Alfonso Academy 12598 US Highway 98 W Unit 104 Miramar Beach, Florida 32550 DESCRIPTION: Alfonso Academy will offer three summer intensive ...read more
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Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Over 600 guests joined HarborWalk Village this Cinco De Mayo, as they marched along the harbor, enjoyed drink specials all night long at the festive stops and partied through the village to Cinco De Drinko for a Cause at the 2017 Cinco De Mayo Pub Crawl. HarborWalk Village marketing staff were excited to present the Air Commando Association - Emerald Coast Chapter with a check for $4,261.68, from ...read more
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Tuesday, May 09, 2017
PANAMA CITY – State Senator George Gainer, R-Panama City, announced today that the Florida Legislature has approved pay raises for the thousands of state employees throughout Northwest Florida. The statewide raises were approved during the just concluded 2017 legislative session which ended Monday. “This is the first across the board pay raise state employees have received in a ...read more
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Tuesday, May 09, 2017
SEASIDE, FL (MAY 9, 2017) — The 2017 class of Seacoast Collegiate High School (SCHS) has much to celebrate. In addition to graduating during the school’s 20 th anniversary, the class of 2017 is No. 1., meaning is the first senior class to graduate that began high school here (grade 9). All 35 seniors in the 2017 class have been accepted to at least one major college or university. ...read more
Categories: Announcements, Education, Press Release, Community
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (May 3, 2017) – The Walton Area Chamber of Commerce announces upcoming events for the Month of May: First Friday Breakfast on May 5, Power of Business Luncheon on May 10, South Business After Hours on May 16 and North Business After Hours on May 23. The First Friday Breakfast will be held in DeFuniak Springs and is sponsored by Chautauqua Healthcare Services. The Power ...read more
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Monday, May 01, 2017
Local third and fifth graders complete the Grasses in Classes program by planting shoreline grasses May, 2017—As the school year begins to draw to an end, students across Okaloosa and Walton County are also wrapping up a year-long restoration project. Throughout the 2016-2017 school year, around 2,300 students at 22 elementary schools participated in Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance’s ...read more
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