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Alaqua Animal Refuge Receives $1 Million Gift for New Facility

Alaqua Animal Refuge recently announced that it received a $1 million gift to go towards its capital campaign for their new facility. The gift was committed by Ryan Jumonville, Chairman of United Networks of America, Inc., and...

Popular CCA Kids Fishing Tournament Coming April 22

The 13th annual Coastal Conservation Association Florida (CCA) South Walton Kids Fishing Tournament is coming up April 22, 2018, at 10 a.m. Voted BEST ONE-DAY event on Highway 30A in 2017, the CCA South Walton...

Chef Jim Richard Opens Red Fish Taco on Scenic 30-A

The creative chef team that currently operates six restaurant concepts across three states, have recently launched Red Fish Taco at Red Fish Village in Blue Mountain Beach, Florida. Proprietor/Founder Chef Jim Richard and his creative team expanded into the fast, fresh...

Safety Guidelines Help Us All Enjoy Our Beach Time

The beach is fun all year round as a place to relax and people watch while enjoying your time in surf and sand. However, it's important to remember we all must do our part...

Living History: The Longest Running Businesses on Scenic Highway 30-A

“My mom and dad ate here with their parents in the 1970s.”  “Our family has been visiting 30-A since before I was even born.” These are comments regularly overheard around town, and they always bring...

What’s On Tap: All the Fun You Should Be Here For

The February edition of What's on Tap from the Grayton Beer Tap Room in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida will give you the who, what, where of upcoming beach fun. Learn about local bands, YOLO Fest,...

Shunk Gulley Oyster Bar Delivers More Than a Funny Name

While the name is initially a bit of a tongue twister, through word-of-mouth and mouth-watering food Shunk Gulley has become all the buzz since its opening. Named for the Gulf reef located directly in front of...

La Dolce Vita Expands Beach Services Along Scenic 30-A

La Dolce Vita – Northwest Florida's premier beach service and water sport company – continues to expand along 30-A and the Gulf Coast. Founded in 2004, La Dolce Vita (LDV) offers a full spectrum of beach rental...

30A Recycling: Everything You Need to Know to Start Recycling TODAY

The 30A Company is proud to help promote the many recycling initiatives that are currently underway in our beach community. There are already several solutions that can easily be combined to fully meet everyone's...

30A Charity Golf Tournament Raises $23,000 for Special Olympics – Walton County

AT SANTA ROSA GOLF & BEACH CLUB PRESENTED BY On the heels of a very successful 5th annual 30A Charity Golf Classic tournament, 30A's Angela Ragsdale presented a check for $23,155 to Mike Schumacher of Special Olympics Florida...

30A Pioneer: Larry Davis of Davis Properties

By Sarah Murphy Robertson One could say the communities of South Walton are grounded by the people who first loved and helped establish them. Each one is a dream realized. Such pioneers migrated from all over,...

The History of Inlet Beach

By Jordan Morgan There is nothing better than discovering a secluded beach, largely untouched by the worries of the world. If you're traveling through Walton County and crave such an experience, the spot to seek is...
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