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South Walton pioneer C.H. McGee known as Mr. Seagrove

By Carol McCrite Note: This story was originally published in the historical book The Way We Were – Recollections of South Walton Pioneers by South Walton Three Arts Alliance. Republished with permission. “Seagrove Beach – Where Nature Did Its Best.” … Continue reading

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FWC approves 70-day recreational red snapper season in Gulf state waters

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved a 70-day recreational red snapper season for Gulf state waters at the April 16 meeting in Tallahassee. Red snapper is a popular species that has a strong economic impact for many … Continue reading

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Gulf coast lupine blooms along South Walton area beaches

Beautiful blue shrub a welcomed sight In the springtime, sand dunes along the beaches in South Walton are dolloped with beautiful blue lupine. The gulf coast lupine (Lupinus westianus) is a native plant and endemic to Florida. Lupine habitats are … Continue reading

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Duck Olympics fundraiser in Seaside April 5

Time: 12 Noon – 3 p.m. Head over to Seaside on April 5th as Duckies Shop of Fun in Seaside hosts an afternoon of fun for a good cause. From 12 Noon – 3 p.m. there will be a temporary … Continue reading

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South Walton Fire District lifeguards take to the beaches of south Walton March 14

Season runs March 14 – Sept. 27 The South Walton Fire District lifeguards take to the beaches to protect our swimmers on Saturday, March 14. This is the 10th season that the Beach Safety and Education Program, a partnership between … Continue reading

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Lifeguard positions available with South Walton Fire District

Tryouts Jan. 9 The South Walton Fire District (SWFD) is currently accepting lifeguard applications for the upcoming 2015 beach season. Position Requirements include: at least 18 years of age high school diploma able to work weekends and public holidays in … Continue reading

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Gulfside Trail Rides in Santa Rosa Beach offers fun for entire family

Trail rides, lessons, and more offered at south Walton equestrian facility Located just a stone’s throw from the beach, you will discover an equestrian experience off the beaten path. Long and winding trails to meander are just a snippet of … Continue reading

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South Walton Fire District hosting Polar Bear Plunge Jan. 1

The South Walton Fire District in conjunction with Gulf Place will be hosting their 2nd Annual Polar Bear Plunge on New Year’s Day 2015. Time/Location:  Registration starts at 11 a.m. at Gulf Place.  “Plunge” starts at 1 p.m. sharp. Gulf … Continue reading

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South Walton Fire District Polar Bear Plunge Jan 1

The South Walton Fire District in conjunction with Gulf Place will be hosting their 2nd Annual Polar Bear Plunge on New Year’s Day 2015. Time/Location:  Registration starts at 11 a.m. at Gulf Place.  “Plunge” starts at 1 p.m. sharp. Gulf … 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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