Alaqua’s Pet of the Month

Alaqua Animal Refuge Pet “Gabbana” Alaqua invites you to consider Gabbana for your pet. She is a gorgeous female Persian cat, age 4. Not only is she beautiful, but also she is a real sweetheart. If you are familiar with the breed, you know these beauties are not your typical felines. It takes time to […] Read More

7th Annual Artful Night under the Stars April 14th

Benefitting The Tree House Montessori School Mark your calendars for the seventh Annual Artful Night Under the Stars. The fun will take place Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 6:30 – 9:30 PM at Shunk Gulley Oyster Bar, one of 30A’s hottest Gulf-side destinations, with proceeds benefiting The Tree House Episcopal Montessori School. The ticket price […]

April Happenings at Baytowne Wharf

Uncork Some Fun in the Sun at the 32nd Sandestin Wine Festival, April 12-15 at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, the #1 Resort on Florida’s Emerald Coast. Presented by Coastal Living, the Sandestin Wine Festival is regarded as one of the top wine festivals in the country and known as the “Kentucky Derby of Wine Festivals.” Enjoy this picture-perfect […]

April Happenings at Topsail Preserve State Park

Topsail Hosts #20for20in2018 Throughout 2018, Topsail Hill Preserve State Park is celebrating its 20th anniversary of being a Florida State Park.  As part of the celebration the park is giving away 20 birthday presents.  On the 20th of each month, the park will be hiding a present or two somewhere in Walton County, Florida.  To […]

Author Showcases 30a in New Mystery

By Heather Bennett Author Deborah Rine is finding success with her 5th book, The Girl on 30A, a mystery set along the white sand beaches of The Emerald Coast. The book was released in November 2017, and has become a local favorite. The book follows Claire, who, despite having a loving supportive family, a steady […]

CBA and Pedego Electric Bikes: An Alliance

By Erika Zambello I sat on one of Pedego’s electric bikes for the first time, balancing on the black, fat-tire frame in the parking lot in front of their 30A store location. A staff member carefully explained the controls – the relative power behind the pedaling on the left handle, the gears and throttle on […]

Food for Thought Golf Tourney Returns for 7th Year

Santa Rosa Golf & Beach Club Hosts Event to Drive Out Child Hunger The 7th Annual Food For Thought Outreach Charity Golf Tournament is set for April 12th, 2018. Santa Rosa Golf & Beach Club will serve as the tournament host for the fifth consecutive year. Novices and experts alike love this annual tournament. With […]

Forty Students Build Homes with Habitat Walton County Over Spring Break

Penn State and SIUE hit nails instead of the beach during Habitat’s Collegiate Challenge alternative spring break program Habitat for Humanity of Walton County welcomed over 40 students during the annual Collegiate Challenge, Habitat’s annual alternative Spring Break program. Students from Penn State and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) spent a week volunteering with Habitat Walton […]

The Shootings in South Florida were Horrific

From the Desk of Sheriff Michael Adkinson Jr. Subject: The horrific murders in a south Florida high schoolwere horrific… The horrific murders at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School sparked shock and outrage across our country and the world. Many questions seem to be met with utter disbelief. Namely, how could someone have thirty plus interactions […]

Gulf Coast Go

Gulf Coast Go, offers a new vision for local and tourist travel this summer In 2016, South Walton and Okaloosa counties were visited by over seven million people. The opportunity for these visitors to take advantage of what both destinations have to offer has been hindered by a lack of transportation options. With the influx […]