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Panama City Beach Ranks #1 for Return on Investment

Regularly rated as one of the most popular beach destinations in the United States, Panama City Beach has achieved a new accolade, ranking as the number one best place to buy a vacation rental property in 2018 in a report conducted by Rented.com. This is the third year in a row that the Gulf Coast […]

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Nothing Scripted Fathers Day

Join Wes, Teance and Pablo as they discuss news of the week. Pablo wonders if Trump will impact tourism from Canada; Teance is tired of rain and Wes i...

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Walton County Florida Real Estate Report for April 2018

The most recent SoWal Real Estate Report covers all of Walton County including South Walton real estate activity for April 2018, with statistics for single family homes, townhomes, and condos in Walton County, Florida. Single family ...

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Red Snapper Season Super in SoWal

The opening of Red Snapper season in federal waters on June 1st had me running the "pointed nosed boat" with the Federal permit out 12 to 17 miles. We had some great catches, but boy, that was a lot of driving! June 11th had 'em ope...

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Freeport is Ready for Takeoff

With drive time “from Freeport to the beach” now reduced to about 20 minutes, the incentive to live “inland” is even more pronounced—and Freeport is BOOMING!

“The four-laning of Hwy 331 has been a really big deal, a really big improvement for folks here in Freeport,” says Freeport Mayor Russ Barley.



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Rescue ships dock in Spain as migrant debate roils Europe

VALENCIA, Spain — Ships in the Aquarius aid convoy docked Sunday at the Spanish port of Valencia, ending a weeklong ordeal for hundreds of people who were rescued from the Mediterranean Sea only to become pawns in Europe's fight over immigration.The Italian coast guard vessel Dattilo was the first of the three boats bearing the 630 migrants to touch land just before 7 a.m. Sunday. The 270 migrants on board soon began to disembark after medical staff had made a preliminary [...]



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Destin named top driving destination, according to car rental company

DESTIN — The World's Luckiest Fishing Village is within driving distance of many southern and southeastern states, and online travel company Expedia and its sister company CarRentals.com have taken note. CarRentals.com recently released an article entitled “You Want Adventure? You’ll Find It at These 5 Beach Towns” and featured Destin as a coastal town primed to explore via automobile. “It’s summertime! You know what that [...]