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Monday, June 18, 2018
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Friday, June 15, 2018
Scenic Sotheby’s International Realty ExpandsSeven new team members welcomed in May and June  Scenic Sotheby’s International Realty, an industry leader in the Northwest Florida Panhandle, is pleased to announce it has once again expanded its talented team of real estate professionals. In the past two months it has welcomed Jeff Warda, Allison Schmitz, Karen Bartik, Kadi Higginbotham, Marsha ...read more
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Thursday, June 14, 2018
Coastal Luxury Principal Broker Erin Oden recognizes that 30A is a niche market filled with exceptional properties whose buyers and sellers merit exceptional representation. Oden recently added four members to her elite team. The agents’ varying, successful backgrounds—a local veteran realtor, a former psychologist, a medical business owner, and a tourism pro—bring new energy and unique ...read more
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Thursday, June 14, 2018
Fort Walton Beach Medical Center has again achieved a 3-star rating for Coronary Artery Bypass surgery. This is the highest category of quality awarded by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons for this procedure. In 2017, only 10-15 % of hospitals in the nation received the “3 star” rating.  The Society of Thoracic Surgeons developed a comprehensive rating system for the quality of Coronary Artery ...read more
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Thursday, June 14, 2018
Sweetbay Montessori School is opening in August of 2018 with two classrooms, an Early Childhood class and an Elementary class.  Sweetbay Montessori School, a non-profit private authentic Montessori school, will be offering a hands-on, individualized education program based on the Montessori philosophy and method for students ages 3 years of age through 9 years of age with plans to expand through ...read more
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Thursday, June 14, 2018
GIRL SCOUTS SEEK WOMEN OF DISTINCTION NOMINEES PANAMA CITY Do you know an extraordinary woman who has distinguished herself as an outstanding member of the community? A program inspired by Girl Scouts nationally, the Girl Scouts of the Florida Panhandle Women of Distinction Awards honor women from across the Florida Panhandle who truly stand out for their commitment to the community. Nominations ...read more
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Thursday, June 14, 2018
Obstetrician-gynecologist Dr. Yolanda Jones has joined Sacred Heart Medical Group’s regional network of doctors. Dr. Jones will practice at Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast, located at 7720 U.S. Hwy. 98 West, Medical Office Building, Suite 310 in Miramar Beach. Dr. Jones will perform inpatient and outpatient gynecologic surgery, including minimally invasive, robotic hysterectomies, ...read more
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Thursday, June 14, 2018
SHORT FISHING PIER SURVEYWalton County has developed a short survey regarding the potential construction of a public fishing pier in the Gulf of Mexico.  We appreciate your time in completing this survey.  This link will be active until July 13th.Click Here to Take the Survey
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Thursday, June 14, 2018
Grayton Beer Company and The 30A Company Celebrate New Cans with Summer Launch Party  Grayton Beer Company and The 30A Company will host a party to celebrate the launch of 30A Beach Blonde Ale and 30A Rosé Gose in cans. The party will take place on Thursday, June 21, 2018, at the Grayton Beer Company Taproom from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.  The event will feature live music by Will Thompson, great ...read more
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Wednesday, June 13, 2018
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Wednesday, June 13, 2018
“Bodies In Balance: Bone Health and Osteoporosis Management”Topic of Sacred Heart Seminar June 22Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast will host a class on the benefits of strength exercise to improve bone health on Friday, June 22 at 11:00 a.m. at Somerby Assisted Living in Santa Rosa Beach. Presenting the class are Leslie Moskal, Doctor of Physical Therapy and Chuck Kuebler, Physician ...read more
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Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Open House and Ribbon Cutting for New Cardiovascular Outpatient Clinic at 30ASacred Heart Medical Group will host an Open House and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Tuesday, June 19 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. to formally announce the opening of their new healthcare office in Inlet Beach.Please join us as we celebrate the opening of the community’s first Ascension Medical Group clinic. Meet the doctors Amna ...read more
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Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Sacred Heart Adds Internal Medicine to New 30A Office Internal medicine physician Dr. Michelle Parker has relocated her practice to the new Ascension Medical Group Sacred Heart at 30A, located at 12805 US Hwy 98 East, Suite G201, in Inlet Beach. Dr. Parker joins the office of cardiologist Dr. Amna Ahmed. She is accepting new patients and most major insurance plans. For information or to schedule ...read more
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Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Sacred Heart Health System Names New CEO As Ascension Unites Florida Sites of Care   Ascension has appointed Tom VanOsdol to serve as the chief executive officer of Sacred Heart Health System as well as St. Vincent’s HealthCare in Jacksonville. In his new role, VanOsdol will serve as chief executive for all of Ascension’s sites of care in Florida, which include seven hospitals and regional ...read more
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Tuesday, June 12, 2018
 Habitat for Humanity of Walton County Raises $6,220 at 2nd Annual Hard Hats & High HeelsWomen’s empowerment luncheon doubles support in second year.   Habitat for Humanity of Walton County, Florida raised $6,220 at the 2nd annual “Hard Hats & High Heels” women’s empowerment luncheon held at Trebeache on Thursday, May 10, 2018 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.   Presented by Silver Sands Premium ...read more
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Monday, June 11, 2018
Ready, Set, Go!Sign up now to participate in the 7th Annual Alys Beach 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run, underwritten by the Alys Foundation! The yearly fundraiser is scheduled for Sunday, September 2. The 5K route covers a scenic course along Highway 30A that winds through the town and ends with an over-sized bounce house for kids, music, food, and beverages available in the Amphitheatre.   Ticket ...read more
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Monday, June 11, 2018
Century 21 Blue Marlin Pelican Announces the Purchase of Willow Creek Plantation Phase TwoLast month, Century 21 Blue Marlin Pelican announced the purchase of Willow Creek Plantation Phase Two by Adams Homes. Adams Home has purchased 84 lots in Phase Two of Willow Creek Plantation, located on Airport Road in Crestview, Fla. just two and a half miles east of Hwy. 85. Adams Homes will begin ...read more
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Friday, June 08, 2018
La Cocina Mexican Grill and Bar to Unveil Latin-inspired Menu June 12Chef Eric Bartholomew Revamps La Cocina Menu to Bring Diners Something Super Fresh and NewChef Eric Bartholomew, Executive Chef for La Cocina Mexican Grill & Bar in Seacrest Beach, FL was recently brought in from Colorado to take La Cocina to a new level. Eric says the new menu is "inspired by traditional Latin American ...read more
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Thursday, June 07, 2018
PUBLIC NOTICE The Walton County Environmental Department will be hosting the Third (Final) Coastal Dune Lakes Environmental Assessment Stakeholders meeting on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 from 1:00-3:00 PM at the District Five Commissioner’s Meeting Room, 70 Logan Lane in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida.    The Coastal Dune Lakes (CDL) provide the County and its residents a unique environmental resource ...read more
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Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Luxury Estates Realty Group Welcomes New Realtors to the Team Real estate firm, Luxury Estates Realty Group, recently welcomed agents, Jimmy Chambers and Patrick Halloran to their team. Chambers will serve the entire Emerald Coast and beyond, while Halloran will serve the greater Memphis area, along with the Emerald Coast as well.After 20 years of vacationing on the Emerald Coast, Jimmy Chambers ...read more
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Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Cruise Through Father’s Day on the SOLARIS YachtMemorable Sunset Dinner Cruise for the Entire FamilyAs the only dining and entertainment yacht in Northwest Florida, SunQuest Cruises’s SOLARIS yacht offers an unforgettable Emerald Coast experience for Father’s Day. Dad is the guest of honor on the SOLARIS Father’s Day Sunset Dinner Cruise on Sunday, June 17th from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. The SOLARIS chefs ...read more
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Monday, June 04, 2018
TOPSAIL HILL PRESERVE STATE PARK PRESENTS GUIDED BIRD WALKS Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park and the Audubon Society on June 13, 2018 from 8:15a.m. - 10:15a.m. Walk along with Dr. Caroline Stahala for a guided bird walk and learn about the birds you are seeing in the park. If time permits, you will also explore the beach. The program runs June through August. In July, the program will be on ...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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Monday, June 04, 2018
Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park every Thursday in June, July and August at 9:00a.m. for a weekly Ranger program. While the starting time has changed for these programs, the fun you will have learning new things about the park plants, animals and cultural history has not. The topic each week will vary depending on the Ranger leading the program. Wear comfortable clothing and bring water ...read more
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Monday, June 04, 2018
A PART OF TOPSAIL TALKS: AN EDUCATIONAL DISCOVERY SERIES Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission on June 15, 2018 from 10:00a.m. - 11:00a.m. Come learn about the Florida Black Bear that calls the Florida Panhandle home and how you can live “Bear-Wise”. This program is free with regular park admission. Topsail Talks is a monthly ...read more
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Monday, June 04, 2018
SoWal Craft Beer and Spirits Festival A Festival Focused on Craft Beer and Spirits is Coming August to Shades Bar and Grill in Inlet Beach The summer heat is no match for the SoWal Craft Beer and Spirits Festival - The inaugural event will be held on August 3, 2018 from 12- 4PM at Shades Bar & Grill in Inlet Beach, FL. Cooled tents will set the stage for the outdoors event, with tables that ...read more
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Thursday, May 31, 2018
Marvelous Manhattan Comedy Club Promises a Sexy Evening of Comedy, Wine, Food & Fun, Friday, June 15  MIRAMAR BEACH, FLA (May 29, 2018) – “If you can make a girl laugh, you can make her do anything,” so said America’s legendary blonde bombshell sex symbol Marilyn Monroe.  When you take Marilyn Monroe, sexy wine, exciting auction items, lots of laughs and a swanky 1950s vibe and put it ...read more
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Wednesday, May 30, 2018
On May 17, 2018 United Way of Okaloosa & Walton Counties (UWOWC) launched Women United, a women’s affinity group that will “Lead the Charge and Inspire the Change” by providing women of our region exclusive opportunities for direct service, mentoring, and professional/leadership development. Women United will spearhead recruitment efforts for the new UWOWC Reading PALS Grant in collaboration ...read more
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Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. (May 29, 2018)—The Premier Property Group is pleased to announce Karen Hughes has joined the locally owned and independent real estate sales firm as a new agent based in their WaterColor office.   Born and raised in Marietta, Ga., Hughes has been coming to the Destin and Panama City areas for most of her life. Her lifelong dream was to live at the beach, which she ...read more
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Tuesday, May 29, 2018
The United Way of Okaloosa and Walton Counties’ strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the first time that the local United Way has earned this top distinction.  “The United Way of Okaloosa and Walton Counties’ exceptional 4-star rating sets it apart ...read more
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