The best all-around stand up paddle board for five years running, the YOLO Original is now enhanced with YOLO Board’s new breakthrough 3D Expanding Technology making it lighter and stronger. Suitable for the beginner to professional, the 12′ x 31.5″ Original offers superior stability and ease of use for all water conditions. Upgrades include built-in bungee system for your PFD, fishing setups, or water bottle, traction pad, back leash grommets, and 10″ fin, convenient GoPro camera mount and a Gortex self-breathing valve that takes care of ventilation.

Video by: Thought Factory Films

Directed by: Shane Sauer

Produced by: Christina M. Sauer

Music: “The World is Waiting For Us” by Linus Lundberg & Jerry Silla

30A South Walton  Farmer & Fishermen Dinner at Fish Out of Water This Sunday!

YOLO Board to be Raffled

Join Fish Out of Water at WaterColor for a very special SouthernFare Farmer & Fishermen Dinner on Sunday, September 30th at 7pm, during which they’ll showcase local fish and local organic farmer Robert Wheeler’s fresh vegetables. The dinner will feature numerous courses and wine parings.

This special dinner is $55++ per person, and they’re also raffling off a YOLO Board during the occasion. Raffle tickets are $25 each, and proceeds will benefit Mr. Wheeler, who faces very large medical bills after his wife recently lost her a two-year battle with breast cancer.

Raffle tickets are also available for purchase at the WaterColor Inn Front Desk and at the BoatHouse for $25 per ticket. You do not have to be present to win!

The winner will be drawn during the Farmers & Fishermen dinner.

Seating is limited, so please call now to RSVP: 850-534-5050

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Beach Dune Allen Life guard
UPDATE: We’re told that our South Walton Life Guards received initial approval of their proposed budget. Thanks to everyone for their support thus far!

Our local life guards play such a vital role here in South Walton, and they deserve our community’s full support! If you’re able, please attend this meeting today, Monday Sept 24 at 2:00 PM to show the South Walton Fire Department and our local heroes just how much we appreciate the work that they do for 30A and our community. We need to fully fund these brave men and women so that they can continue to keep both locals and visitors safe!

PUBLIC NOTICE — Special TDC Advisory Council Meeting

NOTICE is hereby given that the WALTON COUNTY TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL will hold a special TDC Advisory Council Meeting on Monday, September 24, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at the South Walton Annex Board Room, Santa Rosa Beach. For additional information regarding this meeting contact Stacey Infinger at 850-267-1216 or

Action Item: Presentation of New Information on the Beach Safety / Lifeguard Contract

Here’s the schedule for this week’s Share the Shelter Music Fest (Saturday, September 29th) in Gulf Place.

11:00 am — Gates open / Pre-concert music by Aron Shiers

12:00 pm — Welcome to Share the Shelter!

12:15 pm — Kelsey Anna

1:15 pm — Boukou Groove

2:15 pm — Bryan Kennedy

3:15 pm — Special spoken word performance by ‘Say the Word’ Poetry

3:30 pm — Daphne Willis

4:45 pm — Geoff McBride

6:00 pm — Heritage

7:00 pm — Chris Alvarado

8:00 pm — Meghan McCormick

9:00 pm — Forrest Williams Band

The concert will be held this Saturday, September 29 in the Gulf Place amphitheater on Scenic Highway 30A in Santa Rosa Beach.

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30A beach Tote Bag

There’s still plenty of time to hit the beach folks, so we’re giving away the ultimate 30A beach bonanza, including an embroidered 30A Beach Tote, an embroidered 30A Beach Towel, a 30A Drink Huggie and an embroidered 30A Hat! It’s all courtesy of our friends at BLUE TITLE. And it’s absolutely FREE to enter. Good luck!!!

DEADLINE TO ENTER: October 1, 2012

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30A South Walton Seaside Repertory Theatre REP 2 Seaside Repertory Theatre

Seaside Repertory Theatre

Founded in 2001, South Walton’s Seaside Repertory Theatre (often referred to as “The REP”) isn’t your typical small town community outfit.

This is Northwest Florida’s premier professional theatre company, with seasonal shows produced and performed by professional actors from around the U.S. who are eager to refine and share their craft.

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