WALTON COUNTY, FL – JULY 5, 2022 – Last week, the Board of County Commissioners became aware of an audit completed by the Clerk of Court and released to the general public on July 1, 2022. That audit covers purchasing cards , travel vouchers, and use of county vehicles, and focused solely on each of […]

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“The Great War Through a Doughboy’s Eyes” by Gregory S. Valloch MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla.– “The Great War Through a Doughboy’s Eyes” was released on March 23, 2022 and chronicles the service of Corporal Howard P. Claypoole, told through the lens of his grandson and Miramar Beach local, Gregory S. Valloch. Corporal Howard P. Claypoole served […]

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Last week, nine new sculptures and a Super Reef Anchor Point were added to the nation’s first permanent Underwater Museum of Art in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Grayton Beach State Park in South Walton, Fla. Named by TIME Magazine as one of 100 “World’s Greatest Places,” the UMA is the […]

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The Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center’s Board of Directors recently announced Dr. Dennis Lichorwic as their newest board member. Dr. Lichorwic is well-known in the community and a practicing cosmetic dentist. He founded the Center for Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in 1999. With great success over the years, he now has offices and cosmetic […]

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 Walton County is seeking public input as it begins the creation of a new strategic plan. The result of the strategic planning will help guide the direction of County efforts based on strategic priority areas established by the Board of County Commissioners through two public workshops in May 2022. Walton County residents can provide their […]

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10 Reasons to Celebrate the 2022-2023 SEASON Six Main Stage Productions, Three Theatre for Young & Very Young Audiences Productions, One 10 Year Celebration and More to Come Miramar Beach, Fla. With its 10th anniversary season Emerald Coast Theatre Company presents six professional main stage productions, three Theatre for Young Audiences, […]

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In this role, English will lead OK2Charge’s global sales, marketing, customer experience and strategic partnership efforts. SANTA ROSA BEACH, FL, USA, June 14, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — OK2Charge, LLC, the software and technology platform for electric vehicle charging equipment and software services designed for residential, commercial, and vacation rental properties, today announced Wes English now […]

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SANTA ROSA BEACH, FL, — June 25th marks the 9th anniversary for Redd’s Fueling Station restaurant. Redd will be the Singing Bartender that Saturday night, singing song requests from her vast songbook of over 400 cover songs. ”I’m so grateful to reach this milestone. Time has flown by, but here we are despite hurricanes, bridge […]

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Morgan Wallen Set To Headline Sunday, June 4, 2023 – June 10, 2022 – The Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam, lauded by Billboard as one of “The 10 Best Country Music Festivals,” wrapped its 10th anniversary Sunday night with record crowds from all 50 states. Highlights included an added fourth night of music, one of the final […]

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New Partnership Formed between Alaqua Animal Refuge and Healing Hoof Steps Equine Assisted Therapy Alaqua Animal Refuge and Healing Hoof Steps have established a new partnership to provide equine assisted therapy to individuals struggling with mental health issues in our community. The partnership between the two organizations is an exciting extension to Alaqua’s Equine Interactions […]

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K-12 Architecture Makes the Grade in People’s Choice Competition TALLAHASSEE, Fla., June 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Lourdes Solera, FAIA, 2022 president of AIA Florida, the Florida Association of the American Institute of Architects, chose the theme Empower and Elevate for her leadership year, and there are few things that empower and elevate communities more than […]

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Destin Commons Announces 11th Annual Smoke on the Coast BBQ, Music, and an Independence Day Firework Extravaganza DESTIN, FLA – Smoke on the Coast is back at Destin Commons. The 11th Annual Smoke on the Coast BBQ & Fireworks Festival, benefitting Coins for a Cause, is making a return on Sunday, July 3, 2022. This […]

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Panama City Beach’s newest gated community, Laguna Haven, is hosting its Grand Opening and Social on June 15, 2022 at 4:30 p.m. The public and press are invited to attend as well as all members of the real estate community. This pet-friendly development is tucked away in Laguna Beach on the city’s west end, just […]

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An Exclusive Wine Dinner with Mora Estate’s Winemaker Fabiano Ramaci The Courtyard at Pescado in Rosemary Beach will be hosting an exclusive wine dinner with Fabiano Ramaci from Mora Estate, a boutique winery based in Sonoma County, California, on June 23, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. Fabiano is the only winemaker in California crafting Amarone style […]

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Carl Dismukes, owner of Panama City Beach based Coastal Stagedesigns, is pleased to announce their official ribbon cutting ceremony with the Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce. The event will take place on June 15 at 4:15 p.m. at the Laguna Haven Community. Laguna Haven will also be celebrating its grand opening with a social […]

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Specialty Restaurants has officially opened their newest and fifth Whiskey Joe’s Bar and Grill restaurant, situated on Pensacola Beach. Located at 400 Quietwater Beach Road, at the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk, Whiskey Joe’s is a casual, waterfront beach bar known for its “Floribbean” inspired cuisine, tropical libations, and relaxed island vibes. The Whiskey Joe’s brand […]

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Soleil is officially open in beautiful Destin, Florida. Located in The Inn at Crystal Beach, the stunning views from the beachfront patio, bar, and dining room add to the warm, upscale atmosphere. Proprietors Bart and Micah Begley opened Soleil on May 8, 2022, just in time for summer. The new beachfront dining experience is led […]

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The Sinatra Show Featuring Josh Sirten to be staged on June 10 – Purchase a package of all three concerts for $75. Emerald Coast Theatre Company announces a change to the second offering of the Summer Pop Series line up. The Saturday, June 10, 7:30 p.m. event will now be The Sinatra Show. Josh […]

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Summer visitors to Walton County will once again be able to enjoy complimentary day-use admission to Grayton Beach State Park and Topsail Hill Preserve State Park from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The Walton County Tourism Department is paying the cost of entry for day-use visitors to increase available parking for beachgoers during the peak […]

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Save the dates for three June fun-raiser concerts and comedy nights to raise funds, awareness Emerald Coast Theatre Company is searing some sizzle into summer 2022 with a hot live entertainment series in June. The Summer Pop Fun-raiser serves up three fun-filled Friday evenings of pop rock and, comedy and improvisational comedy theater. The […]

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Proceeds will benefit Seasons of Hope and South Walton Academy On Saturday, June 18, Back Beach Barbecue will host their fifth annual “Hog Bash” to celebrate five years in business. From 12-4 p.m. guests are invited to the Panama City Beach restaurant, located at 19714 Panama City Beach Parkway, to enjoy a smoked whole hog, […]

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CORCORAN REVERIE, AFFILIATE OF THE CORCORAN GROUP, WELCOMES NASHVILLE FIRM TO GROWING OPERATION AND BECOMES OFFICIAL REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE FOR NFL’S TENNESSEE TITANS Corcoran Group, LLC announced today its affiliate, Corcoran Reverie, has welcomed Worth Properties LLC of Nashville, Tennessee, led by co-founder, President, and Principal Janet Jones, to its growing operation. The announcement was […]

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Destin, Florida, prepared to be dazzled! PRESTO! at The Magic Parlor is a spectacle of magic featuring five internationally-renowned acts that have graced the stages of Broadway, London’s West End, America’s Got Talent and more. Guests will be transported to an amazing world in this tapestry of illusion, showmanship, and outright hilarity with this timeless […]

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May 17, 2022 – Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. 30A Distilling Co celebrates its brand launch and tasting room Grand Opening at 605 North County Highway 393, Building 15-B, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459 on Saturday, May 28th. The 30A Distilling Co Grand Opening Party is free to the public and runs from 2:00 PM – […]

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VERO BEACH, Fla., May 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Watercrest Santa Rosa Beach Assisted Living and Memory Care in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a 2022-23 Best Assisted Living Community and Best Memory Care Community. Watercrest Santa Rosa Beach Assisted Living and Memory Care in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida has received two prestigious […]

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The partnership will allow 30A Media to reach a wider audience of up to 50 million US homes. SANTA ROSA BEACH, FL, USA, May 17, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — 30A Media, a leading broadcaster of hyperlocal TV and video programming has signed an agreement with Castify.ai, an omnichannel content distribution platform that allows video content owners […]

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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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