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Point Washington Medical Clinic Freely Serves the Community

July 24, 2017
A doctor’s “bedside manner” will not usually appear on their resume, but

Seeing Red Wine Festival Highlights the Best of Seaside Nov 9-12

July 21, 2017
This fall, reds, whites, and rosés will be uncorked during Seeing Red Win

Walton County Florida Real Estate Report for June 2017

July 19, 2017
The latest SoWal Real Estate Report includes all of South Walton real est

Tranquility & Activity at Camp Helen State Park

July 18, 2017
On the east side of South Walton just east of Inlet Beach, turn off Highw

Jumpin' and Jammin' Fishing in July

July 15, 2017
I know, it's been awhile since I sat down and did a report but the G

Shopping Local & Healthy in Paradise

July 10, 2017
The term “just another beautiful day in paradise” is heard often here in SoWal.

Easy On 30A Benefit Concert at WaterColor July 3

July 3, 2017
The 6th annual Easy on 30A Benefit Concert will take place July 3rd, 2017 from 5 p.m. –...

How to be a Fourth of July SoWal Beach Hero

July 3, 2017
As people make plans to go to the beach for the Independence Day holiday, the Florida...

South Walton Beach Accesses - Beach Parking, Lifeguards, Restrooms

July 2, 2017
Everyone wants to know where to park at the beach in South Walton.

Harvest Wine & Food Festival at WaterColor Nov 2-4

July 2, 2017
Destin Wine Charity Auction F

Free Scenic 30A Trolley Summer Schedule & Map

June 29, 2017
The 30A Sunshine Trolley is a private/public  system providing free transportation along...

Rags to Riches Regatta at Grayton Beach July 1, 2017

June 29, 2017
The 21st edition of the annual Rags To Riches Regatta re

The Green Owl in Seagrove Beach is Full of Inspiration

June 29, 2017
This morning I ventured out to explore The Green Owl

Relax & Connect with Dune Vacation Rentals

June 24, 2017
With so many vacation rental choices in South Walton, and so many vacatio

The State Is Messing With Our State of Fishing

June 22, 2017
The big news in the ongoing political football of Red Snapper manage

A Visit Inside the Visit South Walton Visitor Center

June 22, 2017
Entering the South Walton Visitor Center is like walking into a room full

Walton County Florida Real Estate Report for May 2017

June 20, 2017
The latest SoWal Real Estate Report includes all of South Walton real est

SoWal Style - Modern Majesty on Dune Allen Beach

June 17, 2017
Reflections is a new six-bedroom vacation renta

Cultural Arts Alliance Summer Creative Kids Camp

June 17, 2017
CULTURAL ARTS ALLIANCE INTRODUCES CREATIVE KIDS CAMP SUMMER SESSIONS AT THE FOSTER...

Big Daddy's Bike Shop Gets You Rollin'

June 14, 2017
SoWal adventure comes in many forms.

Summer Time is Snapper Time

June 12, 2017
Red Snapper are the main item on just about

State Parks & Forests in South Walton, Florida

June 7, 2017
The State Parks and State Forest Lands in South Walton are spectacular.

Multiple South Walton Artificial Reef Deployments Commence June 5, 2017

June 5, 2017
The installation of artificial reefs has gotten off to a great start in S

Walton County Florida Real Estate Report for April 2017

June 1, 2017
The latest SoWal Real Estate Report includes all of South Walton real est

Goatfeathers Twin Markets Have Freshest Seafood On Scenic 30A

June 1, 2017
After 29 years in business, Pat Miller’s Goatfeathers Seafood Markets are

You Can Help Strengthen Our South Walton Community

May 30, 2017
South Walton is a strong and proud community, and an important part of our purpose at...

Red Snappers Every Day

May 29, 2017
The long awaited steady opening of Red Snapp

SoWal Style - Exclusive Courtyard Vacation Rental Home in Alys Beach, Florida

May 29, 2017
Alys Beach in South Walton, Florida is a luscious beachfront community of

Grits & Grind Serves Excellent Breakfast in Seacrest

May 26, 2017
SoWal has a new breakfast hotspot that makes our taste buds holla “mercy

Live Well Interns Live the Dream

May 22, 2017
Live Well 30A is we

Free Entrance To Grayton Beach & Topsail Hill Preserve State Parks

May 16, 2017
Walton County Commissioners approved covering entrance fees for day use at

Fish Are On The Right Schedule

May 15, 2017
The weather the past couple weeks has been m

Seacoast Collegiate High School First Class Excellence

May 11, 2017
The 2017 class of Seacoast Collegiate High School (SCHS) has much to cele

Sea Turtle Season Spans South Walton Summer

May 8, 2017
Sea Turtle Season runs May 1 - October 31 in South Walton.

ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival May 13-14

May 7, 2017
The 29th annual 

Inaugural Choctawhatchee River Festival at Morrison Springs May 13

May 1, 2017
Come on down to the river on May 13 from 10am to 4pm for the first ever Choctawhatchee...

Seaside Dance Festival May 5-7

May 1, 2017
Seaside Dance Festival weekend May 5-7, 2017 draws professional dancers a

South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival Apr 27-30

April 27, 2017
A dazzling roster of more than a dozen celebrity winemakers, brew masters, distillers,...

Inaugural CVHN Smile Mile & 5K May 20

April 27, 2017
Grab your stroller, wrangle up coworkers, friends, and family and join us in supporting ...

Warm Weather, Hot Fishin'!

April 24, 2017
Well, after a short break for some knee surg

Walton County Florida Real Estate Report for March 2017

April 21, 2017
The latest Walton County Real Estate Report includes all of South Walton

Seabreeze Jazz Festival Is a Blast on the Beach Apr 19-23

April 17, 2017
Multi-Platinum-selling saxophonist Kenny G, keyboardist Brian Culbertson,

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April 16, 2017
It's a fresh coastal breeze in your inbox!

Lola's on Scenic 30A Holds Extraordinary Dreams

April 12, 2017
Step into the showroom at Lola’s on Scenic 30A in Santa Rosa Beach and be

Easter Happenings in South Walton 2017

April 11, 2017
It is time to follow the bunny tracks in the sand along the beach and fin

Walton County Opens Pilcher Park On The Bay

April 10, 2017
About 50 people attended the opening of Pilcher Park on Friday, April 7th

Bijoux Keeps It Friendly for Locals

April 4, 2017
Once in a while, the SoWal staff likes to meet up at the end of the day f

OKO Empowers Women and Kids

April 3, 2017
Equipping people to overcome.

O'Fishily Spring Break

April 3, 2017
It's o'fishily spring here at the beach.

SoWal Live BeachCams

March 30, 2017
From Inlet Beach to Miramar Beach, our LIVE BeachCams

Stinky's Pompano Tourney & All Day Happy Hour Starting 7 AM

March 27, 2017
It’s always fun to watch the Pompano action heat up on SoWal Beaches at t

Camp Helen State Park 20 Year Celebration March 25

March 24, 2017
Camp Helen State Park invites everyone to their 20-Year Anniversary Celebration on...

Walton County Florida Real Estate Report for February 2017

March 22, 2017
The newest Walton County Real Estate Report includes all of South Walton

Salon Twist Embarks on Lucky 13

March 20, 2017
Salon Twist opened the doors to a full book of clients on St.

Pompano Fishing on the Beach 1945

March 16, 2017
This Settles the Pompano Controversy (Letter to the Editor, Florida Sportsman, 1945)

Cool Fishing on Spring Break

March 15, 2017
After a mild and warm February it turned to

Redd the Singing Bartender Fuels Good Times

March 13, 2017
Redd has big red hair, a big personality, and a big singing voice.

Art in the Park at WaterColor Mar 18

March 8, 2017
A sure sign Spring has sprung is the return of Art in the Park

La Crema Tapas & Chocolate Is the Crème De La Crème

March 8, 2017
La Crema Tapas and Chocolate is a special stop along Rosemary Beach’s cob

Multiple Artificial Reef Deployments Planned For SoWal In 2017

March 6, 2017
The installation of artificial reefs has gotten off to a great start in S

Share SoWal! Free Access to Thousands of Beach Photos

March 1, 2017
Introducing more than 6,000 photos for you to download and share for FREE! We ar

15th Annual Seaside School Half Marathon & 5K Events Mar 3-5

February 28, 2017
The Seaside School Half Marathon and 5K Race, presented by Vera Bradley

Taste of the Race at Seaside with Emeril Lagasse Mar 3

February 28, 2017
Taste of the Race kicks off the Seaside School Half Marathon & 5K Ra

Chilly Fishing Days Almost Over

February 27, 2017
Boy, this winter has gone by fast.

Walton County Florida Real Estate Report for January 2017

February 25, 2017
The newest South Walton real estate report for January 2017 includes stat

Camellia Festival at Eden Gardens State Park Feb 18

February 17, 2017
Friends of Eden Gardens State Park are preparing for the annual celebrati

Valentine Tour Of Homes Feb 18-19

February 17, 2017
Spend the weekend falling in love with some of South Walton's most adorab

Local Catch Bar & Grill Celebrates Five Years of Food, Friends and Fun

February 16, 2017
Butter, garlic and green beans sizzle in a pan while a handful of marinat

SoWal Style: Diamond Dunes Gulf Front on Inlet Beach

February 14, 2017
Diamond Dunes is an Inlet Beach Beauty which sits very close to the clear

Sandestin Gumbo Festival Serves Up Yummy Fun Feb 17-18

February 14, 2017
Every year in February, whether the beach air is warm or thankfully chill

Walton County Florida Real Estate Report Year End 2016

February 14, 2017
The latest local real estate report covers the entire year of 2016 and in

Offshore Inshore and All Fish Between

February 13, 2017
Been a while since I sat still and wrote a report but I don't sit still f

SoWal Spots for a Romantic Rendezvous

February 10, 2017
Many SoWal locals spend February in a frenzy, preparing for the imminent onslaught of...

Lucky In Love

February 10, 2017
Take a walk on the beach

Love Wins ... Period

February 10, 2017
Sadly, some people don’t know how to love.

Goatfeathers Seafood Restaurant Has Tasty New Look

February 5, 2017
Goatfeathers Restaurant customers are greeted and seated by friendly staff into the newly...

Emerald Coast Boat & Lifestyle Show at Pier Park March 3-5

January 30, 2017
We're always excited to learn about new and exciting events in and around

La Lumiere: A Masquerade Affair At WaterColor LakeHouse Feb 10

January 26, 2017
“La Lumière: A Masquerade Affair” will light up the night on Friday, February 10

Jimy Thorpe Believes In Giving Back Every Day

January 24, 2017
Army veteran Jimy Thorpe started

Walton County Florida Real Estate Report for December 2016

January 20, 2017
The latest local real estate report for December 2016 includes statistics for single...

Red Fish At The Pass

January 17, 2017
It took a whole a New Year but I finally mad

"You're So SoWal If..." Presenting Our 2016 Winners

January 11, 2017
The judging is complete and the official results are in for our 2016 "You

Bow Wow Meow Bakes Up Beach Biscuits

January 11, 2017
SoWal pet owners have been lining up at

Plan Your Getaway With Rent 30A

January 11, 2017
What do you do when one weekend a month turns into two weekends a month t

Palate & Palette Wine Dinner at Arnett's Gulfside Ranch Jan 28

January 10, 2017
Shelter House proudly announces their newest signature fundraising event, Palate & Pa

SoWal Insider's Guide to 30A Songwriters Festival 2017

January 4, 2017
If you love the beach and you love music, then you have to get yourself t

Local Art Adorns The Henderson

January 4, 2017
The Henderson in all its beauty embodies a

Seaside Pavilions are Unique Gateways to Beach Bliss

January 1, 2017
If you’ve ever driven down Scenic 30A through Seaside, then chances are y