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  1. Fate of the PhantomRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Walton Sun

    On a blustery January day, a group of out-of-town visitors gathered near the Phantom of the Aqua, the massive beached sailboat that has become something of a semi-permanent landmark here. The visitors talked amongst themselves, sharing lore and stories they'd heard about the boat, and wondered what would happen to it.

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  2. 00 AMRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Walton Sun

    Come join the fun by registering from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 5, at Faith Assembly Hall at 306 S Geronimo St. in  Miramar Beach. A membership fee of $10 per person buys you friendship, special offers and a chance at door prizes.

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  3. 3 Things to do This Week Jan. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Walton Sun

    The Americana Music at The Lodge concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 20 with Sally Spring and Ted Lyons at Camp Helen State Park. Doors open at 6 p.m. Concerts are free with a requested donation to help Friends of Camp Helen with the series and special projects.

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  4. New beginners class brings art to the WordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Walton Sun

    Beginning Art Class for students aged 14 and up will take students through a new technique of Bible journaling using illustrations. This new technique features watercolor wax art tools that are utilized to create vivid, beautiful images directly on the pages while still allowing the artist to view the Word beneath.

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  5. Cypress Lakes receives legal challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Walton Sun

    Six individuals and organizations have filed a legal challenge against the proposed Cypress Lakes development that has been approved for the west end of County Highway 30A. Walton County Board of County Commissioners approved the development in December and the suit was filed in Circuit Court on Jan. 10. The suit was filed by Judah Imhoff, who lives across the road from the proposed development; Norman and Theresa Froeshner, who live next to the proposed development in Beachview Heights; Richard Bullard, who lives across the road from the development; Beach to Bay Connection Inc.; and South Walton Community Council.

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  6. Freezing cold, ice rock Northwest FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Walton Sun

    Jerry Harris and Arch Bracher stood at the end of the Okaloosa Island Fishing Pier on Wednesday morning, bundled up in multiple jackets, fishing poles in hand. “This makes good fishin' a lot of times,” he said of the cold weather, which hovered at around 26 degrees at 11 a.m. “You need to be out here early to get the fish, though, and the bridges were closed this morning.” Harris, who lives in Shalimar, would have had to cross the icy Shalimar and Cinco bridges and the closed Brooks Bridge to get to the pier.

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  7. Extreme ice conditions across Emerald CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Walton Sun

    Hwy. 87 South from Hickory Hammock to Vonnie Tolbert closed due to accident investigation   OPEN There has been no report that Mid-Bay Bridge has been closed to this point. Numerous social media posts report icy conditions.

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  8. Phantom of the Aqua continues to captivate beachgoers, but questions ariseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | Walton Sun

    On a blustery January day, a group of out-of-town visitors gathered near the Phantom of the Aqua, the massive beached sailboat that has become something of a semi-permanent landmark on Miramar Beach. The visitors talked amongst each other, sharing lore and stories they'd heard about the boat, and wondered what would happen to it.

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  9. Community works together to help south FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 15 | Walton Sun

    Over the past few months our community has come together in a time of real need and has continued with their outpouring of love, not only once, but three times since September. When Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc on the Texas coast, followed by Hurricane Irma in South Florida, Mission Love Seeds responded to the need by sending seven volunteers with trucks and trailers filled with water, food, and other relief supplies to Beaumont, Texas, where Pastor Bob Boone relocated after leaving the First Baptist Church in Destin.

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  10. January inshore fishing can be feast or famine Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | Walton Sun

    January inshore fishing in the Florida Panhandle can be feast or famine; the fish tend to school tightly in suitable habitat, and to desert the much wider and more random distribution that benefits anglers in more temperate months. Still for the persistent and patient, the mother lode of trout, reds and sheepshead may be just across the bay, down the channel or up the river.

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  11. Peterson sells company to Destin businessmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Walton Sun

    After more than 30 years in the full-service vacation rental, property management, and real estate business, founder Dale Peterson has sold Destin Resorts Inc. Dale E. Peterson Vacations to local Destin businessman Bart Begley. "For the past 30 years I have served the resort management and hospitality industries along the Emerald Coast,” Peterson said.

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  12. Digging into Crab Island issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | Walton Sun

    DESTIN - Many people at Monday's city of Destin-led workshop on Crab Island issues seemed stunned by some information shared by Dan Brown, superintendent for Gulf Islands National Seashore. The submerged island and immensely popular summertime party spot is outside of Destin's city limits but within unincorporated Okaloosa County.

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  13. 45 AMRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 6 | Walton Sun

    Mark your calendars – next registration is January 8. Come join the fun by registering from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 7 at Faith Assembly Hall 306 S. Geronimo St. in Miramar Beach. A membership fee of $10 per person buys you friendship, special offers and a chance at doorprizes.

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  14. It's all about helping othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 | Walton Sun

    In 2017, approximately 1,500 children locally, in other states and the Philippines were helped by Mission Love Seeds - and not just for Christmas. And now the children of Immokalee, Florida, join that group.

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  15. Walton Snowbirds: Mark your calendars Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 30 | Walton Sun

    Walton County Snowbird registrations are Tuesday, Jan 2, from 8:30 to10:30 a.m. and Thursday, January 4 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at Faith Assembly Church, 306 S. Geronimo Street in Miramar Beach. Just $10 per person gets you access to a whole season of fun, friendship, special offers and a chance at door prizes.

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  16. School Scoops: Liza Jackson shines in academics, danceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | Walton Sun

    Early in December, Liza Jackson Preparatory School's academic team placed first in the Destin tournament. Team members included Katrina Leon, Rachel Allen, Olin Wolfgram, Emily Wood, Henry Vu and Cooper Bailey, with coaches Abby Marrs and Jay Lyles.

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  17. U.S. Gold has come a long wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | Walton Sun

    From a young lady with a lot of determination and a couple of fold-out panel mats, Kathy Dwyer, driven by her passion for gymnastics, has grown her business in to three gyms and 1,200 students that now make up U.S. Gold Gymnastics. With three facilities, two in Miramar Beach and one in Crestview, U.S. Gold is celebrating 25 years this year.

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  18. Santa's Helpers Dec. 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | Walton Sun

    Santa's Helpers will run in The Sun on Saturdays. If you want your organization listed, email pgriffin@thedestinlog.com.

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  19. Lawmakers request dollars for regional estuary programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2017 | Walton Sun

    Determined to find the money needed to stand up a Choctawhatchee Bay Estuary Program, the coalition established to run such an entity has solicited support from local legislators in seeking a state appropriation. In fact, the Choctawhatchee Bay Estuary Coalition is not only requesting $2 million in state funds for itself, it has also asked for an additional $2 million that would allow its neighbors to the east to set up a St. Andrews Bay Estuary Program in Bay County.

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  20. Santa's HelpersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | Walton Sun

    Santa's Helpers will run in The Sun on Saturdays. If you want your organization listed, email pgriffin@thedestinlog.com.

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