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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
LAH Real Estate at the Beach is excited to welcome Jim Bagby to the Team! Jim joined LAH Real Estate at the Beach in early August and holds an office in One Seagrove Place where he is also the General Manager. While Jim is a new Real Estate Agent, his robust resume and extensive network make him a great addition to the LAH team. Jim will work with home buyers and sellers in One Seagrove Place ...read more
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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
On Saturday, October 14th, Walton County District 1 Commissioner Bill Chapman hosted a ceremony at the Valley View Community Center to unveil the numerous renovations that were completed on the building and on the grounds.   The ceremony was attended by more than 60 local residents, County governmental leaders and county employees.  Joining Commissioner Chapman were District 2 Commissioner and ...read more
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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
WHO:                   Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa – Northwest Florida’s largest full-service beachfront resort  WHAT:                  Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa is a proud recipient of the 2017 Platinum Choice Awards by Smart Meetings. The Platinum Choice Awards serve as a benchmark for premier hotels, venues and CVBs, and is a valued tool and resource for the meeting ...read more
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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
“The Crest” Coming to South Walton in 2019 SANTA ROSA BEACH, FLA., (October 16, 2017) – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty announces their newest luxury residential home community coming to 30A, The Crest.Located along the summit of Blue Mountain Beach, The Crest sits on top of one of the highest points on the Emerald Coast, providing owners with panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico. A ...read more
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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
A Superior Air Conditioning Company is launching a supply drive for those impacted by recent Hurricanes in Puerto Rico. They are partnering with Sponsors of Hope and Good Samaritan Shipping Ministries to fill shipping containers full of supplies that are desperately needed at this time in Puerto Rico. Donations will be collected at their Panama City Beach office until November 3rd. 
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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
SEASIDE, FL (Oct. 14, 2017) — Competition brings out the “BEST.” Eighty students from the Seaside Neighborhood School campus of Seaside School, Inc. will venture to the University of West Florida in Pensacola, Florida on Saturday, Oct. 28 to compete for the Emerald Coast Hub in the 10th Annual BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) Robotics Competition.   BEST Robotics Inc. (BRI) is ...read more
Categories: Education, Announcements, Press Release
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
SEASIDE, FL (OCT. 13, 2017) — Seaside Neighborhood Schools is kicks off the 2017-2018 school year by “shaking things up.”   Always up for creative fun, Seaside Neighborhood School principal Kim Mixson is engaging 5th-8th grade students with an exciting new program: The Amazing Shake.   “This national competition places an emphasis on teaching students manners, discipline, respect and ...read more
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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
 Wine, charity and fun converge for The Northwest Florida Beaches Ultimate Wine Week    Miramar Beach, Florida (October 12, 2017) – Tickets are on sale now for South Walton Beaches Wine and Food Festival, taking place April 26 – April 29, 2018, in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin. With more than 800 wines to taste over four days, this annual charity event delivers a wine experience unparalleled ...read more
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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
WHAT:         The Market Shops will host the OneBlood Drive on Thursday, October 26, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Following the success of the last two drives held in April and July, which saw an impressive number of donors, The Market Shops plans to continue these on a quarterly basis. The OneBlood Big Red Bus® will be parked in The Market Shops parking lot, adjacent to Highway 98. OneBlood ...read more
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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Destin, Fla. (October 12, 2017) – We are less than one month away from the first Emerald Coast Honor Games benefiting local veterans and defenders of the front line.     The Emerald Coast Honor Games, an inaugural fitness and CrossFit style competition, is being held on Saturday, November 11, 2017, at Legendary Marine. Honoring its mission of supporting defenders of the front line, the Emerald ...read more
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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 11, 2017 Grayton Beer Company and The 30A Company today announce that they have signed a 10 year agreement to replace the original licensing agreement. The partnership has produced the popular 30A Beach Blonde Ale which is distributed along the Florida Panhandle and in 5 states in the Southeastern US.  “We are very excited about our continued partnership,” said ...read more
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Wednesday, October 11, 2017
MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla.: Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, a top-rated resort on Florida’s Emerald Coast, announced the arrival of 235 new 2018 Precedent i3 Club Cars equipped with the ground-breaking Visage GPS system.   “Sandestin is now offering an improved golfer experience with our new fleet of 2018 Clubs Cars.  Golfers will enjoy the very latest in GPS technology providing them with accurate ...read more
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Wednesday, October 11, 2017
C.W. Roberts will begin construction activities for asphalt milling, resurfacing and restriping approximately  4 miles of CR 30A from the eastern limit of the recently constructed Prominence turn lane improvements to the CR30A/ US98 right-of-way intersection in Inlet Beach.   This project is scheduled to begin Monday, October 16th and is anticipated to be substantially complete within 30 ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Chairwoman Cecilia Jones welcomed approximately 45 residents and guests for the 5th consecutive Walton County Community Forum in Santa Rosa Beach at the Great Smiles & Orthodontic O’Donnell Building on October 3rd. These forums are designed to give the Walton County a voice in strategizing the projects for Restore Act and Triumph funds over the next 15 years.   The Forum opened with A Real ...read more
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Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Niceville and DeFuniak Springs, FL (October 5, 2017)…Velia Lala is the Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center’s (ECCAC) newest board member.   From Louisiana, Lala permanently moved to this area in 2011. With a background in sales and management, Lala is now the artist/owner of Velia Lala Art & Design based in Shalimar. She knew that moving here would lead her to her first love – art. Growing ...read more
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Wednesday, October 11, 2017
MIRAMAR BEACH, FLA. (Oct. 4, 2017) – Keeping the tempo at the forefront of the Emerald Coast’s cultural scene since its founding in 2005, Sinfonia Gulf Coast maintains the tradition of a “symphony redefined” as it enters its 12th season.   The region’s only fully professional symphony orchestra led by Music and Artistic Director Demetrius Fuller, presents a stellar lineup of concerts and ...read more
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Wednesday, September 27, 2017
On Wednesday, September 20th, approximately 50 residents and guests were in attendance when Walton County held their Community Forum: Where Residents and Business Work Together, at the Mossy Head Community Center.  The forums are hosted by Walton County BCC Chairwoman Cecilia Jones and RESTORE Act Coordinator Billy Williams.   This forum covered topics including an update from Walton County ...read more
Categories: Announcements, Economic, Press Release
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 26, 2017) – Brent Chapman, MD, joined the team of physicians at Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf in Port St. Joe in December of last year. Due to the high request for cardiology services he will now expand his service area to include Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast in Miramar Beach, FL.   Dr. Chapman is a board certified cardiologist with board ...read more
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Wednesday, September 27, 2017
The gift was donated to support ECTC’s Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) program  Miramar Beach, Fla. (Sept. 26, 2017) – Emerald Coast Theatre Company (ECTC) has received a $16,500 donation from St. Joe Community Foundation, Inc.   The generous gift qualifies St. Joe Foundation as a title sponsor of ECTC’s 2017-2018 season and an Executive Producer of the ECTC Theatre for Young Audiences ...read more
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Wednesday, September 27, 2017
The launch of CentenntiALE comes on the heels of the arrival of 1,000 pounds of fresh, wet Centennial hops from Hop Head Farms in mid-August  Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. (September 27, 2017) – At the beginning of August, Grayton Beer Company opened its brewery bay doors and welcomed 1,000 pounds of freshly harvested Centennial hops from Hop Head Farms, located in Hickory Corners, Michigan. The “wet ...read more
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Wednesday, September 27, 2017
“The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley” will be performed at ECTC’s performance space at 10 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 13-28Field Trip performances are Oct. 13, 20 and 27Public performances are Oct. 14, 21 and 28  Miramar Beach, Fla. (Sept. 27, 2017) — Emerald Coast Theatre Company (ECTC) presents the first Professional Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) production of its 5th anniversary ...read more
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Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Niceville, FL (September 26, 2017)…Major Audie Rowell of the Walton County Sheriff’s Office recently joined the Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center’s (ECCAC) board of directors.   With an extensive career in law enforcement since 1986, and the recipient of numerous awards, Major Rowell has worked with the Leon County Sheriff’s Office, Tallahassee Police Department and now the Walton County ...read more
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Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Destin, FL (September 26, 2017)…The Okaloosa County Commission recently appointed three people to four-year unpaid terms on the county’s Tourist Development Council (TDC), including unanimously appointed Heather Ruiz, the director of marketing for Destin Commons.   Under the oversight of the Okaloosa County Board of County Commissioners, the TDC is run by county staff and an appointed council of ...read more
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Wednesday, September 27, 2017
WHAT:          The Emerald Coast Honor Games invites the community and area business representatives to participate in “A Night of Honor,” on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. to celebrate and commemorate our local veterans, first responders, and their stories.    “A Night of Honor” is an exclusive kickoff event for the inaugural Emerald Coast Honor Games, which are taking place on November ...read more
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Thursday, September 21, 2017
A fundraising event for the Collins Family, Dan Jam, was hosted on Sept 18. 2017. The event was a huge success, raising over $12,043.24 for this amazing local family."How can you judge a man any better than the sheer volume and friends willingness to be there, when needed.” Alan Laird, Proprietor AJ’s Restaurant GroupDan Collins, who is a local music icon, who has helped shape the local music ...read more
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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
The merger marks one of the largest real estate transactions to date in the Florida Panhandle  DESTIN, FL. (September 19, 2017) – Century 21 Blue Marlin announced today its merger of Pelican Real Estate to form Century 21 Blue Marlin Pelican. Century 21 Blue Marlin Pelican joins the companies’ affiliates, Fine Homes & Estates and Commercial divisions.  Pelican Real Estate, was established in ...read more
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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. – (Sept. 19, 2017) Ten years ago Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast (SHHEC) celebrated its first delivery at the Family Birth Place (FBP). Baby Zoie Anne Pierce of Santa Rosa Beach, born at 7:24 a.m. on Sept. 4, 2007, was Walton County’s first hospital-delivered baby. Zoie was delivered by Dr. Jennifer Esess, OB/GYN with assist from registered nurse Shelia ...read more
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Tuesday, September 19, 2017
WHO:                   Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa – Northwest Florida’s largest full-service beachfront resort  WHAT:                  This fall, couples are invited to dig in for the ultimate weekend-for-two at Hilton Sandestin Beach with the new Feast & Sleep Package, which features a tempting mix of beachfront bliss and delicious dining. Enjoy a $200 gift certificate to Seagar’s ...read more
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Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Shalimar, FL – September 18, 2017 – CareerSource Okaloosa Walton’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the award of a grant to provide employment readiness and placement services exclusively to Veteran’s spouses.  The Veteran’s Spouse Employment Program will provide Veteran’s spouses with comprehensive assessments, labor market information, resume assistance, interviewing skills workshops, ...read more
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Tuesday, September 12, 2017
DESTIN, FLA. — (Sept. 11, 2017) Do you have a heart for art? Then feel free to lend a hand. Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation is seeking volunteers for the 22nd Annual Festival of the Arts to be held on Saturday, Oct. 28 and Sunday, Oct. 29 at the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village in Destin.   Various shifts are available, including set up (on Friday, Oct. 27), main entry, artist relief, children’s ...read more
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Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. (September 8, 2017) – To support their neighbors displaced by Hurricane Harvey, Gulf Place Community is hosting a fundraiser.  The “Bands of 30A Storm Relief Concert” will be held on the Gulf Place Amphitheater, Sunday September 17, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00p.m. with all proceeds from the event being donated to Matthew 25 Ministries, an international humanitarian aid and ...read more
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