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  1. Foundation accepting lease proposals for Destin poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Walton Sun

    The Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation, which owns the 6.5-acre property on Commons Drive, announced Friday that it will accept lease proposals until noon Aug. 4. Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation CEO Marcia Hull said the aim is to attain "a viable and sustainable tenant" that meets the eligibility requirements and land-use restrictions governed by the Mattie Kelly 908 Trust. The trust, which must approve the ultimate use of the property, is requiring leaseholders to maintain a public swimming pool and provide activities for children under 21 and senior citizens over 55. "We are going to submit a proposal," said Pam Braseth, secretary of the Fitness Foundation.

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  2. IMPACT 100 increases membership for 5th yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Walton Sun

    The women of IMPACT 100 of Northwest Florida Inc. recently concluded their membership drive on May 1 and increased membership to 369 women. IMPACT 100 members will now review all grants and proposals submitted, and then follow up with site visits to assist in the selection process.

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  3. New gallery opens in Rosemary BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Walton Sun

    Crow, a fine art gallery featuring 20th century, post war and contemporary masters as well as emerging artists, opened June 10 in Rosemary Beach. Tommy Crow Studios and New River Fine Art collaborated to bring highly acclaimed exhibitions to Crow's space, including Dali: Sublime to Surreal, The Masters Modern to Contemporary and Through the Looking Glass over the past two years.

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  4. LETTER: Addressing South Waltona s traffic woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Walton Sun

    I recently attended the 30A mobility workshop in Seaside. My takeaway is that this workshop is a huge opportunity for Walton County.

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  5. Candidates for Rep. Matt Gaetz's seat speak out at chamber breakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Walton Sun

    It was a picturesque morning at LuLu's in Destin on Friday morning as members of the business community joined candidates for the District 4 State House of Representatives seat at the Destin Chamber of Commerce's monthly meeting. It was a picturesque morning at LuLu's in Destin on Friday morning as members of the business community joined candidates for the District 4 State House of Representatives seat at the Destin Chamber of Commerce's monthly meeting.

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  6. A Destin treasure: The Back Porch, then and nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Walton Sun

    If you drive along Old Highway 98, you'll see what has become the familiar sight along Destin beaches: high rises and fancy new developments. But tucked away in between two of those skyscraper condos is a different kind of familiar sight, a culinary jewel right on the beach that boasted "waterfront dining" long before it was the most sought-after label on the Emerald Coast.

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  7. One year of LuLu'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | Walton Sun

    People paddled, boated, floated and drove to LuLu's on Saturday to join Lucy Buffett and a few thousand of her closest friends for the restaurant's first anniversary Bay Bash. Self-described "Panhandle girl" Buffett, who lives in Perdido Key, was on hand to sign copies of her cookbook "LuLu's Kitchen: A Taste of the Gulf Coast Good Life," as well as to meet fans and dance to the three local bands that performed.

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  8. Driving on the beach -- who can and can't Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Walton Sun

    Visitors to the beaches of South Walton usually make their way to Grayton, at least for a visit. After all, it has been declared one of the most beautiful beaches in the world by Dr. Beach, and it is home to some hot night spots.

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  9. 'Wish I was in Destin' Indiana musician croons about favorite vacation spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Walton Sun

    He misses it so much in fact that he penned a song about his favorite vacation spot in the world. "Wish I was in Destin walking the white sand watch waves roll," he belts out in the chorus.

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  10. Want some silly with your Goose? New bar in Destin promises good drinks, fun timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Walton Sun

    Duck Duck... opened on the Destin Harbor in the old Kangaroo Jack's location in October of last year, and has quickly become a popular spot for both locals and tourists alike. The brainchild of Chris Sehmen, owner of all five Helen Back locations on the Emerald Coast, the open-air dockside bar takes the duck theme to a whole new level.

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  11. Boat with 8 people aboard capsizes in Destin's East PassRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Walton Sun

    Michael Forbs, petty officer with the U.S. Coast Guard, said the call about the boat came in around 3:10 p.m. A Good Samaritan picked up the eight passengers and made a call to the Coast Guard. Florida Fish and Wildlife also assisted with the call and investigation.

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  12. Ruth's Chris Steak House to host benefit for longtime employee fighting cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Walton Sun

    Ruth's Chris Steak House at Silver Shells Resort in Destin invites the community, loyal patrons and guests to the Cheryl Hodges Benefit on June 20 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Courtyard. A tenured employee and integral party of the of Ruth's Chris Steak House family, Hodges was diagnosed with high grade, Stage 2 Bladder Cancer.

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  13. City asks sheriff to reconsider stance on marathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Walton Sun

    Okaloosa County Sheriff Larry Ashley has nixed the second running of the Destin Marathon on U.S. Highway 98 - due to safety concerns - but the City Council wants the event to continue. "In my opinion, the economic benefits are significant enough for us to give it a try - to ask very politely and kindly that the Sheriff's Office reconsider or at least go into it with an open mind," said Councilman Chatham Morgan, who pushed for the action.

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  14. Abbott joins Scenic Sothebya s International RealtyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Walton Sun

    Bill Abbott, one of Northwest Florida's most experienced real estate brokers since 1976, has joined Scenic Sotheby's International Realty, which is co-owned and operated by his son, Chris Abbott. "When the opportunity presented itself for my dad to join Scenic Sotheby's International Realty, I couldn't help feeling humbled that my mentor growing up would now be working side by side with me in the real estate business," Chris said.

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  15. Summer House B&B Inlet Beach passes planning Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Walton Sun

    Long regarded as a last holdout for the tourist industry, it appears Inlet Beach is about to join the 30A tourist scene. The Summer House Bed & Breakfast is set to be constructed on a 0.65-acre parcel of land on the north side of U.S. Highway 98 that is currently home to small shopping cottages that have long filled the space.

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  16. Summer House B&B Inlet Beach passes planningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Walton Sun

    Walton County Planners have given the initial OK to Inlet Beach getting its first bed and breakfast. Long regarded as a last holdout for the tourist industry, it appears Inlet Beach is about to join the 30A tourist scene.

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  17. Guest Column: Are a new elitea in control of Walton County issues?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Walton Sun

    It's been said that all politics are local, and we can see within the root cause of our current national political divide, some of the same local political and economic riptides involving public beach access pulling Walton County apart, as well. Some in Walton County have framed the battle as riparian rights vs. customary use, or common law.

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  18. Proffitt PR celebrates 5-year anniversary with new locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Walton Sun

    Proffitt PR celebrated five years in business and the grand opening of its new office space with a ribbon cutting May 25, held in conjunction with the Destin, Greater Fort Walton Beach, and Walton Area chambers of commerce. Proffitt PR is a boutique consulting firm, specializing in public relations, strategic marketing, social media, community relations, creative services and more.

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  19. Kids Summer Activities 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Walton Sun

    If you have an event to submit, email [email protected] For more events visit the United Way of Okaloosa & Walton Counties Children's Summer Fun Guidebook at Classes at Emerald Coast Theatre Company begin June 6 for preschool aged children through ninth grade.

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  20. Kids Summer Activities 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Walton Sun

    Classes are held from 9 a.m. to noon or 1-4 p.m. Mondays through Friday through Sept. 5 in Seagrove Beach.

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