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Flesh-Eating Bacteria: Does it Exist? Things You Need to Know

First things first: Is there such a thing as a flesh-eating bacteria? This is a headline grabbing term but a misnomer. A more apt term would be "flesh-eating infection."   There are several types of bacteria that can...

Shopping in Grayton Beach

While not as closely clustered as shops in some of the other planned communities, the fun, funky and fiercely independent retailers of Grayton Beach are certainly worth exploring. North of Scenic Highway 30-A, there are the colorful Shops...

30A’s Mike Ragsdale Publishes His First Book, “Holier Than Thou”

Mike Ragsdale – founder of The 30A Company – has published his first book, an illustrated graphic novel entitled Holier Than Thou.  Based in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, 30A® is a beach lifestyle and digital media brand...

30A Stickers Raise Record Amount for Alaqua Animal Refuge

So far, the 30A Company has given away over 1.7 million of its famous round blue 30A stickers. While 30A gives them away for free in local businesses, donation boxes have been set up in many...

Healing Waters Brings Fly Fishing to Injured Vets

Tying a fly, casting a line out into the open water and just taking in your surroundings at a slow pace. For most people who participate in it, few things clear the mind, make...

Brewing Love, Life & Latte – the Amavida Story

The once small, independent coffee company roasting out of owners Dan & Sally Bailey's home nearly 15 years ago, Amavida Coffee Roasters has not only grown beyond those humble beginnings and captured the attention and...

Family Vacations are the backdrop for the New Book “Simply Seagrove”

Visitors have been making their way down to the 30A area even before there was a Highway 30-A, much less a Scenic Highway. One such longtime and loyal visitor is Robert Reynolds, author of...

Coastal Biplane: Soaring with the Spirit of 30A

Coastal Biplane is the new ride in town. Next time your feet are in the sand, look up and you may just catch a glimpse of a red biplane cruising the coastline 500 sea-salty...

Alys Beach Announces New Condominium Residences: The Camden & The Whitby

Alys Beach, the luxury seaside community town located along Scenic Highway 30A, announced that The Camden & Whitby condominium residences will be available for purchase starting June 6, 2019. Designed by Hart Howerton of San...

14 Chances for Brain Freeze: Ice Cream Shops of 30A

Whether you prefer the old-school Mom & Pop places or the newest shops to open their doors, you’re sure to find the perfect place for you and yours. Here are fourteen terrific ice cream...

The Truman Show Marks a 20-Year Milestone

It's been twenty years since Peter Weir's film The Truman Show was released in theaters. Shortly after the film's 1998 release, the beach community of Seaside, Florida was no longer a secret gem on...

Moments of Zen: The Bridges of 30A

When one thinks of beautiful scenic Highway 30A, the first thought is usually not bridges. There are seemingly endless vistas of the beach, the sunsets and the Gulf of Mexico to contend with. If...
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