the-lost-dog-by-bryan-kennedyCountry singer, playwright and novelist Bryan Kennedy just released his new novel entitled, The Lost Dog (El Perro Perdido). Providing audiences with a suspenseful romp through murderous intrigue, the book debuts just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Kennedy is a singer, songwriter, author, playwright, actor, keynote speaker and Spot Life Coach. Possibly best known for the three #1 Garth Brooks hits he penned, the Ole Miss football star has written numerous works.

Kennedy’s written works include two plays, two animated cartoon scripts and two children books, in addition to three books for adults. He has also written songs for artists like Rick Trevino, Deryl Dodd and Jerry Reed among others. His own albums include “Dis-Connected,” “I’m so Jealous of Me.” “Life.Love.Laugh” and “Made in the Shade.”

Also the author of Andy Wouldn’t Let Me and the holiday book Charlie’s Favorite Christmas, Kennedy goes heinous this time. Centered around Miami cop Jeremy Harlan, his wife Monica, and a decisive Detective Torentez, his newest story entails a merciless serial killer. Following a murderous psychopath who’s ravaging the iconic Florida locale, the antagonist has traits all too familiar.

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This Saturday, February 28, 6 PM onwards, Seagrove restaurant 723 Whiskey Bravo is teaming up again with the non-profit Angel Flight Soars for the second annual ‘Party with a Purpose’.

Last year’s event raised over $85,000 for the non-profit and owners, Skip and Victoria Moore, said they wanted to celebrate their fourth year in business by again making a difference for those in need.

Angel Flight organizes a network of volunteer pilots to provide free air transportation for people who need to travel to receive lifesaving medical treatment, but lack the means. The Moores began flying missions after they acquired their Cirrus SR22 and Skip received his instrument rating. The organization helps families focus on getting better instead of worrying about how to get there, whether the boundaries are geographic or monetary.

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South-Walton-Community-Council-164x252On Thursday, February 26, South Walton Community Council will present Lynn Tipton, director of membership for Florida League of Cities, to speak and help answer questions about the possibility of incorporating South Walton as a city.

As residents grow increasingly concerned with proper land use and growth management issues (as well as the effective enforcement of current regulations), the prospect of incorporating South Walton has risen again. The goal of these concerned citizens is to have more fiscal control over local tax dollars and more representation in the local decision-making process.

Two informational sessions will be held at the The REP in Seaside. One session will begin at 4 p.m. and a second session will be held at 7 p.m.

The sessions will help answer questions, such as:

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Borago is located in Grayton Beach.

Join Children’s Volunteer Health Network for a delicious dinner at Borago from 6 to 10 p.m. on Tuesday, February 24, and help raise funds for the network.

Since 2005, CVHN has been facilitating free health care for local uninsured and underinsured children. On Tuesday, Borago will donate a portion of the proceeds to help local children receive the medical, dental, vision and mental healthcare they need and deserve.

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30A Sand Rover Rally

Bring your funky beach cruiser to the 2nd Annual “30A Sand Rover Rally” at Grayton Beach State Park on Saturday, April 11th, 2015.

Land Rover and beach cruisers of ALL MAKES AND MODELS are invited! Last year, over 40 vintage Land Rover and beach cruiser enthusiasts attended the inaugural 30A Sand Rover Rally, which was featured in the Summer 2014 issue of ROVERS magazine. This year, we expect an even bigger turnout!

Thanks to Shelly Swanger Photography and Isacks Imagery for the fantastic photos!

2ND ANNUAL 30A SAND ROVER RALLY SCHEDULE:

SATURDAY, APRIL 11, 2015

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9:00 AM – NOON
Use the morning to explore over 25,000 acres of protected land, including Point Washington State Forest, hit the beach, or casually cruise along Florida’s famous Scenic Highway 30A. All drivers are, of course, expected to be responsible and courteous to other drivers and to local property, and any off-roading activities should adhere to Tread Lightly principles. For those interested, a guided group trail ride will leave at 9:00 AM sharp, from a location to be announced here later.

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Bring your vintage Land Rover or funky old beach cruiser and hang out at the 2nd Annual 30A Sand Rover Rally at Grayton Beach State Park (Coordinates: 30.326473, -86.156367) Please note that each vehicle will be responsible for paying a $4 fee to enter the park. The park has public restrooms, however, please note that you’ll need to bring your own food and beverages, as there are no food options available inside the park, aside from a couple of vending machines. Please note that alcoholic beverages are not allowed on State Park property. Music will be provided by 30A Radio.

6:00 PM – UNTIL
After-party at the world-famous Red Bar! (Coordinates: 30.329359, -86.165323)

LET US KNOW YOU’RE COMING + POST PHOTOS OF YOUR RIDE!

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The Seaside Institute is offering a variety of lectures and programs this year to help artists hone their craft, whether it be drawing, painting, photography or architecture. Check them out:

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