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South Walton to Add Three New Public Beach Accesses

Visit South Walton and the Walton County Board of County Commissioners recently purchased three beachfront parcels and a 7.35 acre inland property with the goal of preserving public beach access and reduce traffic congestion in South Walton County. In less than a year, the county has used funds from Tourism Development Taxes (a 4-percent “bed […] Read More

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Step Back in Time at Rosemary Beach

One of 30A’s planned New Urbanist communities, Rosemary Beach is an architectural treasure trove, boasting influences from the West Indies, New Orleans, Charleston and St. Augustine, among others. The grand homes (many with adjoining carriage houses that are just as extraordinary) are interconnected by a discreet network of pedestrian paths and boardwalks, which become even […] Read More

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Treat Your Mom to a Lunch Cruise on the Bay

There are many reasons to cruise through May aboard SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS Yacht in Sandestin, Florida. As the only dining and entertainment yacht in Northwest Florida, the SOLARIS yacht’s weekly dinner and event cruises are a popular activity for families, couples and friends during the spring and summer seasons. “May is a great time of […] Read More

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South Walton Art Week Kicks Off With ArtsQuest, Theater Fest + More

Art Week South Walton, an initiative led by the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County and presented by Visit South Walton, kicks off this coming Thursday, May 11, with the Grand Opening of The Foster Gallery in its Grand Boulevard new location followed by many other events, including the Northwest Florida Theatre Festival, ArtsQuest Fine Arts […] Read More

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Area Groups to Collaborate on Coastal Dune Lakes Study

The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA), Mattie Kelly Environmental Institute of Northwest Florida State College, Topsail Hill Preserve State Park and the University of Florida will be supporting a UF Water and Soil Science Graduate student, Brandy Foley, thesis research project focused on three coastal dune lakes in Walton County. There are 15 recognized coastal dune lake formations along […] Read More

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30A Goes to Russia

The 30A Company’s Mike and Angela Ragsdale recently traveled to Moscow, Russia, after Mike was invited to speak at the 3D Journalism conference – Russia’s largest media forum – about “the power of good news.” The goal of the two-day conference was to help Russian journalists, media executives and hyperlocal entrepreneurs grow their brands and revenue streams. Over […] Read More


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Strut or Stroll and ‘Walk Her Way’ at Rosemary Beach

Help us raise awareness of domestic and sexual violence by being a part of our 6th Annual Walk Her Way on Friday, May 19, at 6:30 pm. Men, women and children of all ages are invited to follow the Village Brass Band through Rosemary Beach. Heels are encouraged but not required. Parade in pumps, walk […] Read More