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Walton bay, river and shoreline fishing report for April 23

Fishing is good Choctawhatchee Bay: Folks reeling in some large speckled trout, one report of a 33 in. trout reeled in near the 331 bridge. A few redfish, mostly too big to keep. Shoreline: Great reports of good size pompano … Continue reading

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Take a nature walk with a ranger at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park April 25

Time: 3 – 4 p.m. Come shake off the winter cobwebs and get outside for this nature hike on Fri., April 25. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Rangers will lead you through the various ecosystems that make this park unique. … Continue reading

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May Day Festival in DeFuniak Springs May 10

The Annual May Day Festival will be held on May 10, 2014 at the Wee Care Park, 552 Walton Road, DeFuniak Springs from 10 a .m. – 6 p.m. Opening ceremonies will start at 10 a.m. The festival will include … Continue reading

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Community arts and music festival at South Walton High School May 18

Time: 2 – 5 p.m. Celebrate arts in education. Rosemary Beach Foundation (in collaboration with Florida State University College of Music and Walton County School District) presents Music in Pictures community festival. The event is FREE and open to the … Continue reading

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Biophilia in Bloom May 3

It’s all about gardening on May 3rd at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center. From 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. enjoy a day of make and take arts and crafts, interactive garden activities, farm to table cooking demonstration with Roux 30A, … Continue reading

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Potential beach access at west end of CR-30A discussed at TDC committee meeting

TDC seeks Topsail Hill Preserve State Park land By DOTTY NIST DeFuniak Springs Herald Discussion of a possible new public beach access across the southeastern portion of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park drew the attention of community members at a … Continue reading

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Head out on horseback with Sunshine Riding Trails to the Econfina Wildlife Management Area

Interested in taking a guided horse trail ride through Northwest Florida’s beautiful Econfina Wildlife Management Area? Head on over to the Sunshine Riding Trails, the great folks there will saddle you up for a day of enjoyable riding. Owned by … Continue reading

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Santa Rosa Beach resident enjoys beautiful luna moth visitors

Santa Rosa Beach resident Sherry McCall enjoyed a few unusual visitors to her workshop this week. Early on in the week, McCall was treated to a luna moth that took up residence on the exterior of her workshop wall. Then, … Continue reading

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DeFuniak Springs community garden in the works

What was an on and off community garden over the last few years is now on again thanks to DeFuniak Springs residents Kevin and Barbara Chilcutt. Big plans are in the works according to Kevin, with plot areas now being … Continue reading

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Find the Easter eggs in North and South Walton April 19 and 20

Freeport Arts and Craft Festival and Easter Egg Hunt April 19 On Saturday, April 19 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. the Town Planters Society of Freeport will be hosting their annual arts and craft festival. The festival will be … Continue reading

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