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Local News from 30A

Whether you're a full-time South Walton resident or absentee 30A property owner, we'll keep you up to date on what's happening along the Beaches of South Walton.  We'll keep you posted on a wide range of topics from our Coastal Dune Lakes, news about public meetings, new developments, our schools and their athletes and much more.

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Thanksgiving is  less than a week away;  after that it's a full court press on to Christmas and New Years.  Here along the Beaches of 30A & South Walton, there’s no lack of activity geared toward getting everyone in the holiday spirit!  Beginning this weekend and over the coming weeks ahead there are LOTS of fun and entertaining events to choose from.  Kick off the Thanksgiving holiday with the third annual  Thanksgiving Day 30A 10K run, enjoy Holiday Parades, Tree lightings, and of course Santa sightings along the Beaches of South Walton are always the talk of the town.  Here's a partial list of activities going on, but be sure to check out 30A.com   and  Waltonoutdoors for their  full event calendars and complete run-down on Thanksgiving  weekend and

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Seaside, FL Post OfficeSeaside, FL - On October 23rd, locals, town merchants and curious visitors gathered in front of one of Scenic 30A's most iconic spots to commemorate the thirtieth anniversary of the Seaside Post Office.

Built in 1985 during a time when Scenic 30A was much less developed; the post office was intended to serve as a landmark. It would become popular gathering place and a way to provide a "sense of place" for the fledgling new community.

Situated literally in the geographical center of Seaside, the post office was designed by the town's founder, Robert Davis.

The Seaside Post Office Today

Thirty years later the post office still serves its original purpose. It is also, no doubt, the most photographed building in Seaside and most likely the most

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seagrove village market, seagrove beachOn Thursday, October 29 2015 after 66 years in business, the Seagrove Village Market Cafe closed its doors at their current location. Since 1949, the market has been a cornerstone landmark in Seagrove Beach, Florida.

Originally opened by local developer C. H. McGee back in 1949, the market initially served as a place for locals and visitors to get bare necessities while at the beach. At one point in the very early days, they had a gas pump and the only local pay phone. A small cafe was eventually added in the rear of the market. In 1999, the market was purchased by 30A locals, George & Ann Hartley who proceeded to develop the business into a popular eatery.

The Future of Seagrove Village Market

The land where The Village Market sits is now part

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