Beaches of South Walton News

9/1/2017 3:10:00 PM
Walton Sun
Elmore traveled the country selling his work before finding his way to Santa Rosa Beach in the late 1980s. Grayton Beach resident David Bludworth remembers his first meeting with Elmore. "He was asleep in his truck in front of my house," said Bludworth.

8/8/2017 7:18:00 PM
Governor Rick Scott has signed an executive order designating Walton County, north of the Choctawhatchee Bay and the intercostal waterway as a rural area of opportunity. The Governor can grant the designation to a rural community that has been adversely ...

8/7/2017 9:12:00 PM
The Pearl Hotel is a boutique hotel in Rosemary Beach, Florida with distinctive Old World European architecture and timeless black-and-white striped awnings. The 55-room ultra-luxury hotel offers guest rooms with contemporary coastal décor and private ...

8/7/2017 3:56:00 PM
When that happens, it’s standard policy for the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort to offer full refunds to all guests who had reservations. But that’s not the only reason to visit the hotel. Located in Miramar Beach, the sprawling property is organized ...

8/4/2017 10:01:00 AM
A girl's getaway weekend has never looked better. Create your own one-of-a-kind take-home souvenir at The Shard Shop in Grayton Beach. Visit the breathtaking studio of 2014 South Walton Artist of the Year, Mary Hong, where she creates beautiful seascapes ...

8/2/2017 4:16:00 PM
"The construction that is currently underway and being finalized right now are right-of -ay parking, like what you see that we've completed in Grayton Beach," said Demarest. Demarest said so far they have added roughly 200 right-of-way parking spots ...

8/2/2017 11:01:00 AM
A place to unwind and rejuvenate, the beaches in this area offer some of the most beautiful stretches of natural beauty, highlighted by quaint architecture and B&Bs, where local favorites like Miramar Beach, Santa Rosa Beach, Seaside and Grayton Beach ...

8/2/2017 7:52:00 AM
Miramar Beach, Fla. - Another groundbreaking hotel chain is making it's way to Walton County's hospitality scene. County officials and community members celebrated with a groundbreaking that marks one of the last large developments at Grand Boulevard.

8/2/2017 2:42:00 AM
NW Florida Daily News
“We’ve gotten phone calls from guests that have left guns behind,” she said. “They called and they’re like, ‘Hey, I stayed in Grayton Beach and I left my handgun underneath the bed.’ We’ll send someone out there and, sure enough, there’s ...

8/1/2017 8:21:00 PM
"It's a pretty big stretch between 395 and Watersound Parkway between Highway 98 and 30A. As far as the county goes, it's the widest stretch we have between any connector roads that are north, south and that's a very growing area," said Walton County ...

7/30/2017 9:33:00 PM
WALTON COUNTY, Fla. - Rosemary Beach is known for beautiful scenery but some additions to the area have made it even better. An exhibit of 12 sculptures can be found all throughout the town. Colorful creatures and abstract art all meant to be admired by ...

7/26/2017 9:50:00 AM
Walton Sun
Steele used the Outdoor Magic opening reception to announce that plans are in the works for an en plein air festival to go along with Flutterby Festival in mid November at Rosemary Beach. Flutterby has primarily been a children's festival with art booths.

7/26/2017 5:01:00 AM
Walton Sun
“They built a little brick area around it.” Nothing evokes the spirit of the Emerald Coast like sea turtles, which may explain why the three big, colorful turtles on display in the Gulf Place community on County Road 30A in South Walton County are so ...

7/24/2017 6:13:00 PM
Crestview Bulletin News
“They built a little brick area around it.” Nothing evokes the spirit of the Emerald Coast like sea turtles, which may explain why the three big, colorful turtles on display in the Gulf Place community on County Road 30A in South Walton County are so ...

7/21/2017 2:14:00 PM
This is the second year the event has been held at the Sandestin Resort on Florida’s emerald coast. There is lots of farm bill talk going on here with Reps. Mike Rogers (R-AL) and Austin Scott (R-GA) on the program and we’ll learn more about what’s ...

7/21/2017 12:43:00 PM
NW Florida Daily News
AJ’s offers several locations in the area, but the one in Grayton Beach is all its own. As soon as you walk in and see the retro gas station décor and spacious venue, you can tell you’re in for something different. The food AJ’s Grayton Beach boasts ...

7/21/2017 3:51:07 AM
Chef Phil McDonald and restauranteur Dave Rauschkolb. Photo by Sean Murphy. The Shops of Grayton Beach will soon be home to a new neighborhood bakery, coffee shop and all-day seasonal café. Black Bear Bread Co. is the newest culinary creation from Chef ...

7/19/2017 8:50:00 AM
DESTIN, Fla. – The best time of year to visit the white sandy beaches of the Emerald Coast of Florida for families is no doubt summer. For golfers? A strong argument could be made for fall. Unlike South Florida, winter really isn't peak season here.

7/18/2017 4:11:00 AM
The Sandestin Wine Festival donated $65,920 to two deserving local charities, Fisher House and the Sandestin Foundation for Kids. The proceeds are from the four-day event, held this past spring at The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Golf and Beach ...

7/13/2017 9:43:00 PM
News Herald
The three new regional beach access points will be in Miramar Beach, Seagrove Beach and Dune Allen Beach. The properties were purchased and will be maintained using bed tax dollars, a 4 percent tax collected on short-term rentals. The bed taxes for May ...

7/7/2017 11:29:00 AM
Artsy and full of character, Grayton Beach is where to go if you’re looking for emerald green waters, side streets paved with crushed oyster shells and Hemingway-style wooden homes. An unofficial motto of “Nice Dogs, Strange People”, here you’ll ...

7/3/2017 5:00:00 PM
Runners and families will gather in Alys Beach for the Sixth Annual 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run on the Sunday before Labor Day, September 3, 2017. The Certified 5K starts at 7 a.m. and the 1-Mile Fun Run starts at 8:15 a.m. The certified 5K starts at the Alys ...

7/2/2017 12:05:26 AM
There is dog friendly beach in Seacrest, FL. Use the link below to get an overview of the dog beach, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners. There are no results matching your query. Try changing your search options.

7/1/2017 1:00:00 AM
Government Technology
Ken Brindley had brought his family to beautiful Grayton Beach for several years. The summer of 2003 was no exception when he and his wife brought their two young children. Madeline was 6 at the time. Madeline and her younger brother were in their rental ...

6/30/2017 6:27:00 AM
Tallahassee Democrat
About two and a half hours from Tallahassee, these lakes are scattered across four state parks in South Walton: Grayton Beach, Topsail Hill, Deer Lake, and Eden Gardens. The four parks lie along a 17-mile stretch of the Gulf of Mexico. Each features nature ...

6/29/2017 1:35:31 PM
Runner's World
Sat 10/07/2017 The Blue Mountain Beach 1/2 (Sun., Oct 08, 2017) - Individual Age group/open Sat 10/07/2017 The Blue Mountain Beach 10K (Sun, Oct 8, 2017) - Individual Age group/open 10k Sat 10/07/2017 Blue Mountain Man/Woman (Sat. 5K & Sun. 1/2 marathon ...

6/29/2017 9:00:00 AM
Carbonated TV
Grayton Beach on the Emerald Coast is a great choice. It's well known for its funky beach town appeal, and visitors can check out the state park, wander the picturesque dunes, or just relax on the water's edge. When it comes to North Carolina’s Carova ...

6/28/2017 6:00:00 PM
Other charitable recipients of the ECBC include The Sandestin Foundation for Kids and The Billfish Foundation. “Wow, what an intense week,” says tournament director Adam Alfonso. “We dealt with our share of adversity due to the storm, but I’d like ...

6/28/2017 8:28:00 AM
A one-acre permit patch of seabed off Grayton Beach State Park has been dedicated to the CAA for the purpose of a permanent underwater sculpture exhibit. The first phase of the UMA will include up to six pieces of sculpture. The CAA is calling for local ...

6/28/2017 7:19:00 AM
News Herald
July 1: The 21st annual Rags to Riches Regatta kicks off at 11 a.m. in Grayton Beach. Sailors race catamarans from Grayton Beach to Seagrove Beach as families and friends gather on the beaches to watch. The regatta will begin and end on the beach ...

6/27/2017 7:10:00 AM
Walton Sun
SANDESTIN — When the three red digits flashed above the Baytowne Marina docks in Sandestin on Sunday evening, a collective sigh was let out from the hundreds of spectators on hand for the 2017 Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic. 551 pounds. Then whispers.

6/24/2017 6:11:00 PM
NW Florida Daily News
SANDESTIN — It was a quiet afternoon and early evening at Baytowne Marina in Sandestin on Saturday, with not a single fish brought to shore during the first day of competition at the 2017 Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic. With more than half last year ...

6/22/2017 5:09:00 PM
Miramar Beach, Fla. - A $2 million grand prize is up for grabs this weekend at the Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic, hosted at Sandestin's Baytown Marina. With less than two days remaining until kick off, the 15th annual competition is set to break ...

6/17/2017 5:00:00 PM
with its newly-crafted Tiny House, making an official Alys Beach debut on June 23, 2017, as part of a month-long residency at The Alys Shoppe in Alys Beach, Florida. With a wide selection of colorful, beach-ready frames, KREWE will celebrate this unique ...

6/16/2017 4:50:00 PM
SANDESTIN, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - There's a chance for the kids to participate in the 15th annual Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic. By this time next Friday, we'll be into the Friday weigh-ins. Before that gets started though, area kids will get the chance to ...

Outdoor Alabama
The recently extended federal red snapper season is good news for anglers. Watch this video for more information about the extended season and the state’s snapper check program.

6/14/2017 10:32:00 AM
NW Florida Daily News
Problem solved. Menus for eight 30A restaurants are currently posted on the 30A Salted website, including Bud & Alley's, The Taco Bar, the Pizza Bar & Trattoria, Pizza By The Sea, La Crema Tapas, George's at Alys Beach, Barefoot BBQ, and Raw & Juicy ...

6/13/2017 9:52:00 AM
ABC Action News
Also on the list are Kapalua Bay Beach in Maui, Hawaii; Ocracoke Beach on North Carolina's Outer Banks; Grayton Beach State Park on the Florida Panhandle; Coopers Beach in Southampton, New York; Coast Guard Beach on Cape Cod in Massachusetts; Caladesi ...

6/2/2017 5:00:00 PM
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6/1/2017 5:00:00 PM
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