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OneBlood to Host Blood Drive at The Market Shops in October

OneBlood will be having a Blood Drive at The Market Shops in Miramar Beach on Saturday, ctober 5th. hosted by Maple Street Biscuit Company.  The OneBlood Big Red Bus® will be parked in The Market Shops parking lot, adjacent to Highway 98. OneBlood is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) community asset responsible for providing safe, available and […]

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4th Annual Sonder Project Half Marathon & 5K October 11-13

The Sonder Project is excited to announce the 4th Annual 30A Half Marathon & 5K Race Weekend, October 11-13. This annual event is their biggest fundraiser of the year and sure to be an incredible weekend! Events include a BBQ Concert kickoff on Friday, a Race Expo on Saturday, and the Half Marathon & 5K […]

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September at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

September brings the arrival of Fall, opportunities for service and many beautiful butterflies to the 1,643 acres that make up Topsail Hill Preserve State Park as well as the return of some “fan favorites.” Whether you visit the park’s butterfly garden, or you witness the migration of butterflies floating along the sea oats on the […]

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Dog-Harmony’s Racquets for Rescues Sept 28

The annual Racquets for Rescues fundraiser for Dog-Harmony Inc. is set for noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at Hidden Dunes Resort Tennis Center, 9815 U.S. Highway 98. The event, sponsored by Pratt Aycock Title, features a fast-feed tennis clinic and round robin, plus silent auction. More sponsorship opportunities are available. Cost is $40 per person and […]

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Local Leaders and Citizens Are Driving the Community Comeback. Here’s How

By Quint Studer America’s small towns are doing big things. They’re bypassing traditional methods and finding innovative ways to revitalize. And this “community comeback” is being driven by civic-minded entrepreneurs and private citizens of every stripe. The chaos and uncertainty of the past few decades have made us crave personal connections. We want good jobs […]

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Meet Laurie Hood A Visionary Extraordinaire and Hometown Hero

By Mary Chris Murry Local Laurie Hood, founder of Alaqua Animal Refuge, is the epitome of an extraordinary animal advocate and an exceptional leader in the animal welfare community. She is a visionary and change maker who has brought more awareness to the plight of abused, neglected and homeless animals in Northwest Florida than any […]

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Democratic Womens Club Honors Doris Johnson September 24

The Democratic Women’s Club of Walton County is honoring Doris Johnson of Defuniak Springs on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 from 11:30 am to 2 pm at Cantina Laredo Restaurant, 585 Grand Boulevard, Miramar Beach.  Doris is the founder of the Democratic Black Caucus of Walton County and is also the owner of the Park Funeral […]

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Homeschool Community Growing

By Alissa Aichele A growing number of families are opting for Homeschool along the Emerald Coast. This family friendly area of the panhandle has always been a favorite for parents to raise children or vacation with grandchildren. The lush landscapes and access to various kinds of ecosystems naturally foster wonder and a love for learning […]

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Big Green Eggheads unite Sept. 29th

By Michelle Farnham Just as the summer tourist season has begun to cool off on the Emerald Coast, the Eggs on the Beach cooking competition will be firing things back up! Slated for Saturday, September 29th from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., this gathering of Big Green Egg cooking enthusiasts promises to fill bellies and […]

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30A Chiropractic has grown into an “All in One” Health Center

By Rita L. Sherwood It all started with one idea, an idea that kept popping up in owner Dr. Scott Thurston’s head, in order to stay strong and healthy, wouldn’t it be cool to be able to go to one particular place, to have all those services under one roof. How could one combine a […]

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