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Friday, August 17, 2018
The Gulf Okaloosa Island Hosts Grayton Beer Company for a Tap Takeover  WHO: The Gulf Okaloosa Island  WHAT: Tap Takeover with Grayton Beer Company  WHEN: Friday, August 24, 2018 6:00 pm-9:00 pm  DESCRIPTION: Grayton Beer Company will host a sunset-themed Tap Takeover celebrating their newest release, 30A Rosé Gose, on Friday, August 24 from 6-9PM. Joining 30A Beach Blonde Ale cans on the ...read more
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Thursday, August 16, 2018
The Walton County Board of County Commissioners, along with the Walton County Economic Development Alliance (EDA), has landed another new company who will be building in the Mossy Head Industrial Park (MHIP).   At Tuesday night’s Board of County Commissioners meeting, the Board considered and approved to move forward with an offer from Yelco Logistics to purchase 4.95 acres in the park.  Their ...read more
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Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Walton County BCC Completes and Submits First Application to Triumph Gulf CoastThe Walton County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to announce the completion and submission of its first application to Triumph Gulf Coast. This request is for Triumph to support Walton County’s efforts to install/upgrade water and sewer infrastructure along the 331 corridor in order to support and enhance ...read more
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Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Wednesday, August 15, the BCC hosted two events.  A Ribbon Cutting for the newly renovated football/multi-use field complex at Helen McCall Park and a Groundbreaking for the Freeport Government Complex.  
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Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Cruise Through Fall on SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS Autumn Harvest Champagne Lunch CruiseFour-Course Lunch, Champagne Pairings, Live Entertainment, Yacht Cruise Sip, savor and sail as sparkling waves and soft breezes set the mood for SunQuest Cruises’s Autumn Harvest Champagne Lunch Cruise on Sunday, September 23rd from 1 - 4 p.m.  SunQuest Cruises presents the ultimate way to kick off the fall ...read more
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Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Pictured are Lynn Wesson and Myra Williams, representing Silver Sands Premium Outlets, a Howard Group and Simon Center, with Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center’s CEO, Julie Hurst-Porterfield. They received the thank you gift with a child’s handprint in appreciation for the company’s 2018 involvement with ECCAC, consisting of both donations and volunteering.  With facilities in Niceville and ...read more
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Monday, August 13, 2018
EMERALD COAST THEATRE COMPANY OPENS 6TH SEASON WITH THE AWARD-WINNING MUSICAL, “THE SPITFIRE GRILL,” SEPT. 20-OCT. 7  Performances are Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with2 p.m. matinees on Sundays, additional performance Saturday, Oct. 6 at 3 p.m.  Emerald Coast Theatre Company (ECTC) opens its sixth annual season on the Northwest Florida Gulf Coast with the musical “The Spitfire ...read more
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Monday, August 13, 2018
 McCaskill & Company Hosts Exclusive Bring Your Own Coin Event  McCaskill & Company will showcase renowned jewelry designs from Michael Bondanza for a Bring Your Own Coin (BYOC) event, exclusively hosted at their Destin location. On Friday and Saturday, September 7- 8, from 10:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m., guests are invited each day to bring their own personal coin or special heirloom to create their ...read more
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Monday, August 13, 2018
DeFuniak Library, Freeport Public Library, and Coastal Branch Library LEGO Clubs   All school age children are invited to the newly formed LEGO® Club at the Walton-DeFuniak Library on Thursday afternoons from 3:00 – 4:00 PM.  Join us for a fun and creative learning experience.  LEGO®s and build-boards will be provided.  This program is supported by the Walton County Homeschool Group, the ...read more
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Friday, August 10, 2018
From: Public Information Officer Temporary Bike Path Closure on 30A Near Seagrove   Beginning Monday, August 13th, the bike path located on County Highway 30A in the area of Campbell Street and Somerset Bridge Road, will be temporarily closed due to construction being conducted in the area.   The area will remain closed for up to two weeks.   Appropriate signage will be placed as the site.
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Friday, August 10, 2018
Emerald Coast Theatre Company (ECTC) announces it has been selected as a member of Theatre Communications Group (TCG).  Based in New York, TCG, a national organization for theater, exists to strengthen, nurture and promote the professional not-for-profit American theatre. Its programs serve more than 700 member organizations and more than 12,000 individuals nationwide. As the U.S. Center of the ...read more
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Friday, August 10, 2018
Hand Arendall Harrison Sale (HAHS) is pleased to announce that Attorney Hayward Dykes, Jr has joined the firm as partner.  With over 16 years of practice in Northwest Florida, Dykes focuses his practice in the areas of Civil Litigation, Criminal Litigation, Real Estate Law, Local Government and Business Law.    "The level and breadth of experience that Hayward brings to the firm, as we grow and ...read more
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Friday, August 10, 2018
Paula Deen and Destin Commons have announced plans to open the family-style restaurant at Destin Commons in Destin, Florida. Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen is expected to open first quarter 2019 on South Street by Uncle Buck’s Fishbowl & Grill.  “This is a fantastic opportunity for our shoppers to enjoy the warmth and hospitality created by Paula Deen while adding to the Destin Commons shopping ...read more
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Friday, August 10, 2018
Café Thirty-A Announces Annual Charity Christmas BallProceeds to benefit Caring and Sharing of South WaltonSEAGROVE BEACH, Fla. (August 7, 2018) - Café Thirty-A is proud to present its annual Charity Christmas Ball. The Christmas themed event will take place Friday, December 7, 2018 and all proceeds will benefit Caring and Sharing of South Walton.  From 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., guests are invited ...read more
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Friday, August 10, 2018
The Walton County Environmental Department is pleased to announce that the Coastal Dune Lake Environmental Assessment has been received by Jones Edmunds.The report can be found at the following link:  CDL Environmental Assessment.  Environmental Department Staff are soliciting public comments on the report until close of business on Friday, August 23, 2018.  All comments should be sent to Melinda ...read more
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Tuesday, August 07, 2018
The Market Shops 4th Annual Bloody Mary Festival set for October 6, 2018Proceeds to benefit Habitat for Humanity - Walton County   On Saturday, October 6, The Market Shops will host its 4th Annual Bloody Mary Festival benefiting Habitat for Humanity - Walton County. The annual event will feature unlimited tastes of the Emerald Coast’s most creative and innovative bloody marys made with Cathead ...read more
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Monday, August 06, 2018
TOPSAIL HILL PRESERVE STATE PARK hosts Beach CleanUp for international coastal cleanup day  Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park on International Coastal Cleanup Day for a beach cleanup on September 15, 2018 from 9:15a.m. - 11:30a.m.  Help keep the beach safe for the threatened and endangered species that call the beach home by minimizing the impact of marine debris on the beach and in the ...read more
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Thursday, August 02, 2018
Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast will host a free health seminar featuring Leslie Moskal, Doctor of Physical Therapy and Mary Kay Cattaneo, Director of Rehabilitation Services for Sacred Heart Hospital, on Friday, Aug. 24 at 11a.m.Join us for this free community seminar to learn about the distinct types of dizziness, what causes it, prevention methods as well as medications and treatment ...read more
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Wednesday, August 01, 2018
Cafe Thirty-A Welcomes New Executive Chef Timothy Williams  Cafe Thirty-A welcomes Chef Timothy (Tim) Williams as the new Executive Chef. Tim is excited to be a part of the Cafe Thirty-A family. Timothy's food philosophy is all about using "fresh ingredients and letting the beauty of the flavors speak for themselves." Guests can expect the classics to stay on the menu, but look out for exciting ...read more
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Wednesday, August 01, 2018
Make it a Healthy School Year: 5 Recommendations from Your PediatricianIt won't be long before kids head back to the classroom for the start of another school year. While you need to make sure your child has all of the school supplies they need to succeed, it's just as important to make sure they have a healthy school year.“The start of a new school year is exciting, but it can also be a little ...read more
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018
  Have you ever had interest in running, but didn’t know where to start?  Or been injured in the past and want to train in a way that allows you to see progress injury free? The Jeff Galloway training method ™ may be the program for you!  We will be launching an Intro to Running 5K training program (Couch to 5K) to get you ready to tackle your first 5k ever or your first 5k ...read more
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018
   Alys Beach is thrilled to announce that our very own 30A Wine Festival has been nominated for USA Today 10Best Readers' Choice Awards in the Best Wine Festival category. The annual awards offer readers a chance to cast votes daily in support of their favorite festivals, destinations, restaurants, and more. The competition will close Monday, August 20 at 12PM EST, and winners will ...read more
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Newman-Dailey Resort Properties Ranks #18 Mid-Size Company on the Florida Trend Top 100 Best Companies To Work For List MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. (July 31, 2018) — Newman-Dailey Resort Properties was recently named one of Florida’s Best Companies To Work For. Specializing in property management, vacation rentals, long term rentals, real estate sales, and association management, Newman-Dailey ranked ...read more
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Lino Maldonado, Vice President of Wyndham Vacation Rentals is Named 2018-2019 Chair of Visit Florida Board of Directors Maldonado is both the first tourism leader form Northwest Florida to be named to this prestigious role, and the first Chair selected from the Vacation Rental Management industry  Lino Maldonado, Vice President of Operations, Growth and Innovation for Wyndham Vacation Rentals ...read more
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Friday, July 27, 2018
NOTICE OF HEARING TO REIMPOSE AND PROVIDE FOR COLLECTION OF SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS IN THE DAUGHETTE CANAL MUNICIPAL SERVICE BENEFIT UNIT   Notice is hereby given that the Walton County Board of County Commissioners ("Board"), will conduct a public hearing to consider the continued imposition of special assessments against certain parcels of property located within the Daughette Canal Municipal ...read more
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Thursday, July 26, 2018
Destin, Florida – Matthews & Jones, LLP is excited to announce that Dana Matthews has been appointed by Governor Rick Scott to the Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) for the First Judicial District. Mr. Matthews will be serving a four year term with the JNC that ends on July 1, 2022. The JNC is comprised of twenty-seven separate divisions: one for the Florida Supreme Court; five for each of the ...read more
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Thursday, July 26, 2018
Avantgarde Salon • Spa, an Aveda salon with three locations on the Emerald Coast, announced this week that they will offer full time employees full benefits including 401K and major medical insurance.   "After being in business for over 20 years in the community, this just seemed like the next step. Deke and I have been talking about it for a long time, we knew it was the way to take the business ...read more
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Wednesday, July 25, 2018
 Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa Offers Back to School Spa Specials for Teachers and Students  WHO:  Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa – Northwest Florida’s largest full-service beachfront resort hotel and home to the award-winning, Serenity by the sea Spa.  WHAT:  Located within the beachfront Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa along Florida’s Northwest Gulf Coast, the ...read more
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Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Sacred Heart Guild to Host Eighth Annual Emerald Coast Duck Regatta on Oct. 6 Save the date for this year’s eighth annual Emerald Coast Duck Regatta on Saturday, Oct. 6 at the Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort benefiting Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast Volunteer Guild. The event features fun activities for the whole family beginning at 10 a.m., including ...read more
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Friday, July 20, 2018
“Ask the Pediatrician” at Freeport Medical Group Pediatrics Open House July 31Sacred Heart Medical Group Pediatrics is hosting an “Ask the Pediatrician” open house event for the community on Tuesday, July 31 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Freeport office - 271 State Highway 20 E, Freeport, FL 32439 When it comes to care for your kids, you need a doctor who listens to children and understands them, ...read more
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Monday, June 04, 2018
Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park and Master Gardener Bill Kuenstler on June 18, 2018 from 9:00a.m. - 11:00a.m for a guided plant stroll. Take a stroll through the park and the campground to explore the plants visible and to see what is in bloom. The program is on the third Monday of the month. In July, the program will be on July 16, 2018. In August, the program will be on August 20, ...read more
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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
McCaskill & Company Releases 2018 Calendar of Events   ​ McCaskill & Company announces their 2018 schedule of events. Beginning in May, McCaskill & Company will host exclusive jewelry designers and special events in their Destin gallery to showcase their designs and educate the public about their work. Each event is free to the public and goes from 10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.  The schedule of ...read more
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Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Get fit every full moon atThe Henderson! On March 31, make plans to attend Full Moon Yoga on the Beach from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The cost to attend is a  $20 donation to theEmerald Coast Fitness Foundation!   
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