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Freeport Marina offers full service boating accommodations

Did you know there is a full service marina located in Freeport on the deep water channel of LaGrange Bayou? Located within the community of Marina Village off of Bay Loop Road (CR83A), you will be delighted to know Freeport Marina offers many amenities for local and visiting boaters. With 46 slips, starting at $155/mo., the marina can accommodate vessels up to 55 ft. in length. Amenities include: • Electric • Water • Wi-Fi • 24-hour security surveillance • Ethanol...

Cardboard boat race at Bluewater Bay Marina Sept. 20

Bluewater Bay Marina is hosting their 8th Annual Cardboard Boat Race on Sunday, September 20, 2015. Registration begins at 3 p.m. races begin at 4 p.m. Entry fee for adult division is $25.00, junior division (12 and under) entry fee is $25.00. Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st and 2nd each division. Prizes awarded for best design each division, and Titanic award (best sinking). For more information, rules and regulation or to pre-register, call (850) 897-2821....

Ability board the perfect ‘paddle therapy’ for South Walton woman

August 30, 2010 was just a typical hot, summer night for South Walton local, Allison Harasin. The twenty-two year old was enjoying a swim in the family pool at their home in Seacrest. Suddenly, something went awry. As Allison dove into the pool, she slipped off the pool’s loose ladder, breaking her C5 and C6 vertebrae in her fall. She was instantly paralyzed from the waist down. Fortunately, she was able to hold herself up as she screamed for her...

Rags to Riches Regatta July 4

The 19th Annual Rags to Riches Regatta is set for Sat., July 4, 2015 along Grayton Beach in South Walton. The race brings together Hobie 16 sailing enthusiasts in honor of Independence Day in a time honored tradition. Registration opens at 8 a.m. and skipper’s meeting starts at 11 a.m. Entry fee is $45 per boat. The race will start and finish on the beach behind Red Bar in Grayton Beach, Florida, located just off Scenic Hwy 30-A in Walton...