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

First things first: Is there such a thing as a flesh-eating bacteria? Answer:  No. There is NOT a single type of bacteria which destroys (or...

Hunter S. Thompson: From the Florida Panhandle to Infamy

Hunter S. Thompson was many things: author, journalist, drug addict, heavy smoker and even heavier drinker. Some people know his novels or his work...

Q&A: Learn What the Locals Love

Krystal Rose Wife/Mom/Entrepreneur 1. What makes living at the beach so special? Beach life is the best life! The people are so sweet and laid back. The...

The 30A-List: Your Hottest Weekend Checklist!

Your weekend masterplanner is here! (You're welcome!) 1. Young Professionals of Walton County: Mingling & Margs: Thursday, July 11th, 5:30 - 7 p.m. YPWC members and...

What is a Prescribed Fire? Here’s Everything You Need to Know.

Smokey the Bear is famous for the line, “Only you can prevent forest fires.” However, the truth is that a lot of work goes...

8 Cool Facts About Whale Sharks

Whale sharks are literally one of the great fishes of the world’s oceans. They may have a lot in common with whales - their...


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30A Q&A: 5 Fun Questions Answered by Locals

THOMAS GALLION Owner, Shunk Gulley Oyster Bar and Gallion Construction 1. What makes living at the beach so special? For me, the natural aspects that surround us are a huge part of what makes living at the...

Beach Locals Answer Our Fab Five Questions

Stacey Brady Director of Marketing and Communications, Grand Boulevard 1. What makes living at the beach so special? I’ve been a local for 23 years and counting, and it's the gulf vistas and a fun, giving community...

From Lawyer to Life Saver: How an Ad Changed this Local’s Life

The waters of South Walton bring something to our area every day. Quite literally, tides move in and out, fishermen source seafood, and visitors flock here to create vacation memories. But for one beach local,...



7 Must-Try Breakfast Spots on 30A

Get yourself fueled up for a fun day in the surf and sun! These eateries each deliver on taste and service, and you may...

The Blobfish: 5 Facts About the Ocean’s Ugliest Mug

In the aquatic world, there are a lot of stunning-looking creatures, like the mandarinfish, the rainbow parrot fish, and the clownfish. If those are...

Five Common Types of Jellyfish Found in the Gulf of Mexico

Locally, our beach flag system uses a purple flag to warn visitors of marine life in the water. This is usually to announce jellyfish....

UMA’s “El Plastico” Brings New Awareness to Ocean Pollution

Eight million tons of plastic end up in our oceans each year. Artist George Sabra took this problem as inspiration to create El Plastico,...