Announcing the Second Annual Dune Laker Paddle Boil   To celebrate two years in business, Distillery 98 is hosting a two-day anniversary event on Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30. Their second-annual Dune Laker Paddle Boil event will kick off with a crawfish boil and local live music celebration at the distillery followed by a […]

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Calling all animal lovers and golf enthusiasts! Alaqua Animal Refuge announces its inaugural golf tournament, “FORE! The Love of Animals,” to be held Saturday, May 21 at Windswept Dunes Golf Course in Freeport, Florida. The Tournament begins at 10 a.m. with a shotgun start and scramble format. Presented by Top Dog Title Sponsor Insurance Zone, […]

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A celebratory groundbreaking took place on Tuesday, May 3 to mark the commencement of construction on the new permanent facility for The Point Washington Medical Clinic . The PWMC staff, Board of Directors and volunteer team are all excited for what this building means for the growing roster of patients as well as the greater […]

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Walton County Emergency Management is excited to host HERricane Florida, Landfall: Walton County, a FREE weeklong girl’s day camp dedicated to transitioning young women into community leaders and showcasing the emergency management field as an obtainable and rewarding career path. This week-long camp is for young women entering 9 – 12th grade in the 2022 […]

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Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. 30A Distilling Co announces the launch of its new distillery located at 605 North County Highway 393, Building 15-B, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459. The tasting room is open to the public beginning April 30th, 2022 Thursdays – Fridays 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Saturdays – Sundays 3:30 pm – 8:30 […]

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 The Tutu Trot is a public 5k Run/Walk on May 7, 2022 in beautiful Hammock Bay in Freeport, FL benefitting Haven House and Matrix Community Outreach Center. All entries are $35 and include a t-shirt and one raffle entry for a prize that includes a two night stay at Hotel Effie in Sandestin, breakfast for […]

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Habitat for Humanity of Walton County, FL Announces Annual Women’s Empowerment Event  On Friday, May 6, The Merchants of Rosemary Beach happily present Walton County Habitat’s 4th Annual Hard Hats & High Heels Luncheon. Join us at Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort in the Linkside Ballroom, adjacent to the Sunset Bay Café, from 11am – […]

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Main Street DeFuniak Springs Prompts Resolution of the City Council Declaring May 2022 as National Preservation Month in the City of DeFuniak Springs Spotlights “People Saving Places” DeFuniak Springs, Florida • April 26, 2022 — On Monday, April 25, 2022, a Resolution was read by Mayor Pro-Tempore, Todd Bierbuam, on behalf of the City Council […]

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Eat, drink, and be social this Cinco De Mayo at North Beach Social from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m., May 5, 2022. Guests will enjoy music from DJ 30A, a photo booth, and a costume contest with a $100 gift card prize. There will be food and drink specials all day as well. Stop by the […]

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Panama City, FL.– The Visual & Performing Arts Division of Gulf Coast State College is proud to present its annual Spring Music Concerts for 2022. There are two opportunities to attend the Spring Music Concerts—Sunday, April 24 and Sunday, May 1—both at 2:30 p.m. GCSC will have performances by student groups The Singing Commodores, Jazz […]

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The Visual & Performing Arts Division at Gulf Coast State College presents “An Evening of Showtunes” fundraiser to take place on Saturday, April 23 at 7:30pm in the Amelia Center Theatre. This event will serve as a fundraiser for the Ray H. Stanley Memorial Musical Theatre Scholarship Fund at Gulf Coast State College in honor […]

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The Walton County Board of County Commissioners is proud to announce Rachel Jenkins as the county’s new Public Information Officer. Jenkins, who is originally from DeFuniak Springs, is no stranger to Walton County, having served as the Planning Office Manager and Planning Coordinator in the Planning Department for the previous 6 years. Rachel graduated from […]

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DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla. – A single engine 4-passenger Cirrus plane got caught in the cross winds while taking off on the main runway at the DeFuniak Municipal Airport this morning. The high winds clipped the plane on its right side causing it to land in a grassy area a few feet from Airport Road, a […]

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An exclusive wine dinner with European wine specialist Raffaele Benassi The Courtyard at Pescado in Rosemary Beach will be hosting an exclusive wine dinner with European wine specialist Raffaele Benassi and BreakThru Beverage Group on April 14, 2022 at 6:30 PM. Guests will be greeted with a welcome wine and then indulge in four courses, […]

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BUFORD, GA / ACCESSWIRE / March 24, 2022 / Masterbeat Corporation , a company specializing in hard, tangible asset acquisitions with an intense focus on real estate, collectible classic automobiles, and other tangible assets, is pleased to announce it has purchased its 5th parcel of land, in a high-end area of Santa Rosa Beach, […]

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Just in time for the 2022 season, Chef Jim Shirley opened two new establishments in Seaside, FL – The Great Southern Cafe’s Chicken Shack and C-Bar . Both are located between Sundog Books and The Great Southern Cafe and share a communal courtyard for dining and relaxing. Chef Jim Shirley has been musing over […]

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Emerald Coast Theatre Company continues its celebration of spring with three family-friendly productions in April. ECTC has performed for more than 6,000 students since 2012. Over 1,600 children and families attended its TYA productions through school field trips or family outings last season alone. Each field trip experience at ECTC includes educational enhancement activities […]

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Looking for an egg-citing happening on Easter Sunday? Bring the family and hop on over to LuLu’s to see the tropically clad Easter Bunny. He will be on hand for free photo ops with the kids on Sunday, April 17, from 1 to 3 p.m. The Easter Bunny will be visiting with boys and girls […]

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Sponsored by The Pink House Aesthetics & Wellness Boutique Main Street DeFuniak Springs will hosts its “Easter Bunny Photo op”, sponsored by The Pink House Aesthetics & Wellness Boutique, on Saturday, April 16, 2022, in Downtown DeFuniak Springs, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at The Opinion Place located at 801 Baldwin Ave, DeFuniak Springs, […]

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100% of Funds to Benefit Seaside Neighborhood School and Seacoast Collegiate High School On a sunny and brisk Sunday, February 20th, 2022, 3,200 runners from the local area and 40 states took their places at the start line in the New Urbanism town of Seaside, FL to participate in the 20th running of the Seaside […]

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Miramar Beach, FL— Donna Johns, a South Walton Mosquito Board Commissioner, has officially filed her candidacy for Walton County Board of County Commissioner in District 4. Donna has been a Miramar Beach resident for 20 years. She retired honorably from the United States Air Force, and subsequently retired from a second career as small business […]

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Main Street DeFuniak Springs will hosts its “Porsches and Princesses”, sponsored by Clary-Glenn Funeral Homes, on Saturday, April 9, 2022, in Downtown DeFuniak Springs, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The car show and character meet and greet is produced in partnership with the North Florida Region Porsche Club of America. Free to attend, the […]

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Florida Georgia Line, Old Dominion, Brooks & Dunn, Brett Young Headline 4-Night 10th Anniversary Event Price Increase April 1 Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam organizers have listened to the fans, and for the first time in the event’s 10-year history, are offering a special $139.00 ticket for college students. The four-day gathering is the largest Country […]

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Panama City, FL –  The Gulf Coast State College Visual & Preforming Arts Division presents Urinetown: The Musical by Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis. Winner of three Tony Awards, three Outer Critics Circle Awards, two Lucille Lortel Awards and two Obie Awards, Urinetown is a hilarious musical satire of the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, […]

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Main Street DeFuniak Springs announced today its upcoming April 1, 2022, concert with accomplished singer-songwriter Bradley Gaskin, at the historic Florida Chautauqua Theatre in Downtown DeFuniak Springs, Florida. Gaskin first gained notoriety in 2011, with “Mr. Bartender”, an original ballad showcasing his powerful voice and knack for storytelling. Following the success of the debut single […]

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Pescado will be hosting a Wine Social with Manny Pires from Gandona on Saturday, March 19, 2022, from 11:30am-1pm. Manny Pires is the Vintner for Gandona Winery. Tickets are $90 per person plus 7% tax and 22% gratuity. Please email Pescadoinfo@thelcrg.com to book your space! About Pescado: Pescado • Seafood Grill and Rooftop Bar in Rosemary Beach overlooks the Gulf […]

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Contact: Governor’s Press Office,  717-9282, Communications@eog.myflorida.com WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis was joined by Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo and world-renowned physicians and epidemiologists to discuss the failures of lockdowns and mandates in response to COVID-19. Lockdown politicians and the medical establishment have continually ignored data, instead choosing to stoke fear and push […]

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The 4th Annual Mac & Cheese Festival held on Sunday, March 6, 2022, at Destin Commons was a record-breaking success. The event raised $65,000 and welcomed roughly 1,500 attendees throughout the day. Proceeds from the event benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast, a local non-profit organization whose mission is to promote […]

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30A Media is excited to announce the signing of agreements with VIDAA Smart TV operating system to include 30A TV live broadcast channels in their manufactured Hisense, Toshiba, and other Smart TV’s. Vidaa, based in Atlanta, aggregates quality content for viewers, who can search via remote or by using voice search. Vidaa’s current household […]

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Dress for Success Worldwide prepares women to meet the public with greater self-confidence and high self-esteem while instilling a need to thrive in the workplace. And now, the new affiliate, Dress for Success Emerald Coast , is here, primarily serving Okaloosa and Walton Counties. In general, the Emerald Coast of Florida, and Okaloosa County in […]

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Brian Kennedy & Forrest Williams-Songs Around the Campfire-March 16 Comedy on the Boulevard-April 1   Spring is coming. Emerald Coast Theatre Company stages two entertaining special live performance events sure to put a song in your heart and a smile on your face. Both performances will be held at ECTC’s performance space located at […]

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A special meeting between the Walton County Board of County Commissioners and Council members from the cities of DeFuniak Springs, Freeport and Paxton to discuss the feasibility and value of a one-cent discretionary sales tax for transportation infrastructure was held Tuesday evening at the DeFuniak Springs Community Center. Many in attendance referred to the meeting […]

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Boshamps to Hold Festival on March 26 Benefitting The Wright Fight for Cystic Fibrosis Boshamps Seafood and Oyster House located on the Destin Harbor announces Annual BoJamz Music and Arts Festival benefitting The Wright Fight for Cystic Fibrosis on March 26, 2022. BoJamz is a one day music festival on the Destin Harbor featuring a […]

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Expanded 2022 Season Includes 16 Engaging Educational Theatre Programs for Kids from Tots to Teens Ready for a dramatic summer? Emerald Coast Theatre Company announces the 2022 Summer on Stage theater education programs. “Our goal at ECTC is to provide as many opportunities as possible for our students to come together and experience what […]

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On February 19th, 2022, The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship, part of the Florida State University College of Business honored the owners of two local companies Mike and Crissie Anderson at a 2022 Seminole 100 award ceremony. Every year companies led and owned by FSU Alumni are selected and ranked among the fastest growing […]

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As reported on their facebook page and seasidefl.com “Friends, Thousands of families and friends choose our area to vacation during the Spring, Summer, and Fall months, so whether you’re driving in for the day or planning to bike into town for the afternoon, there’s an easy way for everyone to get to Seaside, and we […]

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Panama City, FL – The Gulf Coast State College Visual & Preforming Arts Division presents the GCSC Faculty Music Recital. The music faculty and guests will present selections ranging from Mozart to Sondheim’s greatest hits. The performance will take place on Friday, February 25 at 7:30 pm. This event is free and open to community. […]

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Do you consider yourself a thrill seeker? Do you want to do something a little bit different to make the most of your Florida vacation? If so, then this is the charter for you! Get out on the water for this Destin area Shark Fishing Adventure and choose from half to a full day out […]

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Love + Grow Clothing Co will celebrate the grand opening of their first showroom, located at 457 Serenoa Road, Unit 10, on Saturday, March 19, 2022 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. with a portion of sales made benefiting Children in Crisis. Love + Grow was created in 2017 by Lindsey Smith after she had her […]

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Main Street DeFuniak Springs will once again kick off its 2022 Farmer’s Market Season with a rare and restored Tractor Parade. Taking place on Saturday, March 19, 2022, on Baldwin Avenue in Downtown DeFuniak Springs, the market will begin at 8:00 a.m., followed by the tractor parade at 10:00 a.m. All vendors and tractors will […]

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Sinfonia Assistant Conductor Aaron King Vaughn leads the orchestra in this concert of riveting repertoire including Igor Stravinsky’s “The Soldier’s Tale” complete with theatrical narration and W.A. Mozart’s whimsically charming “Symphony no. 29 in A Major.” This is the perfect classical concert for the entire family. “The Soldier’s Tale” follows the story of a soldier, […]

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GCSC Visual & Performing Arts will be holding auditions and interviews for the 2022/23 academic year on Monday, February 28th at 6:00 pm in the Amelia Center for the Arts. These scholarships are for incoming and current full-time GCSC students. For new GCSC students, a high school diploma or equivalent is required by August 2022. […]

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The Courtyard at Pescado will host a Taste of Italy four course wine dinner on Wednesday, February 23 at 6:30 p.m. Take a tour around Italy with Chef Brendan Wakeham and indulge in his exquisite creations accompanied by fine Italian wines. Guests can reserve their spot by emailing pescadoinfo@thelcrg.com. Tickets are $155 plus 7% tax […]

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The St. Joe Company and Electric Cart Company, LLC announce a joint venture to bring golf cart and low speed vehicle sales to two of St. Joe’s lifestyle shopping centers. Plans call for a sales and service location at Watersound® West Bay Center adjacent to the Latitude Margaritaville Watersound community […]

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Renowned dementia care specialist, Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA, is one of the world’s leading advocates and educators for anyone living with dementia. “A Day with Teepa” 2/22/22 is designed to help those caring for someone who is experiencing problems with thinking, memory, language, or behavior. It will address a wide variety of common concerns […]

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Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center Gala & Golf Weekend 2022 Gala – Saturday – March 12 – 5 p.m. Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa Golf – Sunday – March 13 – Noon Kelly Plantation Golf Club The Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center is putting on their annual […]

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Sinfonia Gulf Coast announces violinist Ezinma to headline the 2022 Crescendo! Main Event on Sunday, February 27, 2022. Meredith Ezinma Ramsay, professionally known as Ezinma [Eh-zeen-mah], is a violinist, film composer, and educator. She has worked with renowned artists including Beyoncé, Stevie Wonder, Kendrick Lamar, Joshua Bell, Yo Yo Ma and Clean Bandit to name […]

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Puzzled by what to do for entertainment? Emerald Coast Theatre Company has an entertaining answer with its latest offering — ‘2 Across,’ a Broadway romantic comedy hit set for February 18-27. Playwright Jerry Mayer, a successful TV writer and producer , zings his way through this duologue set in a […]

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Since 1947, the Youth of the Year program has been the Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s premier recognition program, providing the highest honor any teen member can receive. The addition of the Junior Youth of the Year extends these opportunities to youth ages 10-13 years old. The Youth of the Year embodies the […]

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With the buzz of its new golf course and clubhouse, and teed up by the incredible growth of the surrounding communities, membership at Santa Rosa Golf & Beach Club has catapulted beyond expectation. As a result, the club has officially announced that membership is completely full and while other experiences at the club remain semi-private, […]

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