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The St. Joe Community Foundation Creates the No Ordinary JOE Scholarship for Area Students

The St. Joe Community Foundation, an organization dedicated to enriching the quality of life of the people in Northwest Florida, recently announced the creation of a new scholarship program designed to encourage area high school students to engage in leadership and community service. Designated the “No Ordinary JOE Scholarship,’ the program will offer scholarships to […] Read More

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Explore Natural Florida at Econfina Creek

Discover a whole new Florida away from the beach with a paddling adventure to Econfina Creek, a spring fed creek in Bay and Washington counties that is part of Florida’s greenways and trails. Despite suffering damage to its protective forest canopy during Hurricane Michael, this natural wonder is open and accessible for a day of […] Read More

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Making History in Historic Downtown Panama City | History Class Brewing Company

Opening a new business always has challenges but opening a business in the aftermath of one of the area’s most catastrophic hurricanes and in the middle of a global pandemic certainly makes for a daunting situation. Not even these obstacles could stop three Bay County locals, Allan Branch, Dan Magner, and Tim Whaler, when it […] Read More

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New From SweetBay! Town Center Breaks Ground + Construction Begins on Luxury Apartment Homes

Panama City’s most exciting new community continues to get better! At this vibrant Gulf Coast neighborhood just minutes away from the white sand beaches of the Emerald Coast and just a stroll from the bay, new development is now underway to move towards the completion of the community vision. SweetBay recently broke ground on both […] Read More

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A Q&A With New Central Panhandle Association of Realtors President Amanda Corbin

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Beach Properties of Florida is thrilled to announce the appointment of Bay County-based broker associate Amanda Corbin as the president of the Central Panhandle Association of Realtors (CPAR). Corbin was sworn in on December 16th, 2020, to begin serving in her new role. A realtor since 2004, Corbin recently celebrated her fourth anniversary with […] Read More

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New Hotel and Restaurant to Panama City’s Downtown Waterfront District

In positive news for the revitalization of Panama City’s downtown waterfront district, The St. Joe Company and the City of Panama City, Florida have agreed on a long-term land lease to bring a new waterfront hotel and standalone restaurant to the St. Andrews Bay. Under the agreement, St. Joe will lease a City-owned parcel on […] Read More

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Here for You Now | Stay-At-Home Florida, COVID-19 and Real Estate

While Spring Break 2020 hasn’t been filled with sunny beach days, prospective homebuyers touring homes and festive events, it has revealed the true spirit of our community and our commitment to work together for the best possible outcome. In the wake of COVID-19 and official orders from Florida Governor Ron DeSantis for all Floridians to […] Read More

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New Nonstop Flights Coming to ECP

The Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) continues  to expand its services making it easier and more convenient to visit Panama City Beach and surrounding areas. New flight offerings will begin in March, just in time for the busy spring break season. “We are excited about for United Airlines to add more nonstop service for our […] Read More

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Oktoberfest :: Celebrate Along the Coast

Did you know that Oktoberfest began as a wedding celebration more than 200 years ago? The wedding was celebrated with multiple days of drinking, feasting and horse racing. Fast forward two centuries and Oktoberfest has transpired into a weekend full of live music, craft beer and loads of German traditions. Oktoberfest on the Northwest Florida […] Read More

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A Taste of The Coast :: Exploring Area Farmers Markets

The soothing sounds of acoustic guitar fills the Seaside Amphitheater while children and dogs frolic along the green on a beautiful Saturday morning at the Seaside Farmers Market. Eclectic venders tend to colorful displays of anything from locally grown vegetables to pastel macaroons. Just two hours to the east, the sun shines down on the […] Read More