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Walton county fishing report for Dec. 17

Fishing is good! Choctawhatchee Bay area: Trout bit still on, however on the smaller size and biting on Zoom flutes. Sheepshead along the causeway. River: Crappie biting good along the river. Hunting: Duck hunt and hog hunt on.  Coyotes have … Continue reading

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Merchants of Seaside hosting family fun New Year’s Eve

The Merchants of Seaside are proud to present a fantastic, family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebration in the twinkling, holiday town of Seaside. On Wed., Dec. 31, the 5th Annual Countdown Seaside activities will welcome in 2015 with live entertainment, kid’s art projects, … Continue reading

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30A Songwriters Festival is set for January 16, 17 and 18

The sixth annual 30A Songwriters Festival is set for January 16, 17 and 18, 2015 in South Walton County. The initial line-up for the 2015 celebration of singers and songs features performances from esteemed artists Graham Nash, Indigo Girls, Leon Russell, Jason Isbell, … Continue reading

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Learn about sharks and dolphins at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Dec. 20

Date/time: Saturday December 20, 1 -2 p.m. Often times these two animals can be seen from the beach, this program will help you identify the differences between the two which will help you discover who’s who. There will be a … Continue reading

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Learn about beach mice at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Dec. 19

Date/Time: Friday December 19, 1 – 3 p.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park presents a program on the endangered Choctawhatchee Beach Mouse. They live in a fragile habitat near the beach and only come out at night. Come learn what … Continue reading

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South Walton Fire District offering home for the holidays transportation program

For the fifth consecutive year, South Walton Fire District (SWFD) is offering a “Home for the Holidays” program. This program is designed to allow patients in skilled nursing and adult living facilities the opportunity to share the Christmas holiday with … Continue reading

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Have breakfast with a ranger at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Dec. 13

Date/time: Saturday December 13, 9 – 11 a.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you and your family to Breakfast with a Ranger. Join the Rangers of Topsail Hill to learn about the park, its history and to ask them … Continue reading

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South Walton Community Council hosting forum on proposed changes to coastal dune lake protection Dec. 16

Join South Walton Community Council, along with Wayne Dyess, Walton County planning and development services director and Mac Carpenter, County planning manager, for a panel discussion on the nature of the changes proposed to our coastal dune lake protection ordinances, … Continue reading

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Learn about spiders at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Dec. 13

Date/time: Saturday December 13, 1 – 2 p.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park presents the world of Spiders. Learn which spiders in Florida are venomous, which are beneficial, where they live, what they eat, and the benefits they bring to … Continue reading

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Eden Gardens State Park Candlelight Tour Dec. 20

Holiday spirit brings good cheer to Wesley house Eden Gardens State Park and the Friends of Eden invite you to join them for a tour of the Wesley House through the holidays. All of the rooms of the historic home … Continue reading

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