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.
Found 15 blog entries about Local News from 30A.
The St. Joe Company announced on Monday, February 24th, plans to build a new town center at the gateway to its Watersound Origins residential community. The new center will include a Publix Super Market along with additional commercial spaces. The location for the proposed center, which will be called Watersound Origins Town Center, will be at the intersection of US Highway 98 and North Watersound Parkway, two miles west Inlet Beach.
The Publix Market plans include approximately 48,000 square feet with a pharmacy, deli, bakery and a liquor store. The Watersound Origins Town Center is being master planned to potentially include 200,000 additional square feet of leasable commercial space. This is only a portion of the retail, entertainment and…
Seagrove Beach FL – The Davis Properties Sales Team is hosting a South Walton community service project over the next several weeks. “Retire Old Glory” U.S. Flag Drive, is geared toward giving SOWAL & 30A locals a convenient means to properly dispose of their old, worn or tattered American flags.
“With Independence Day recently past, we thought that many folks might have purchased new American Flags to display over the Fourth of July holiday. But the dilemma is, once you have a new flag, what to do with the old one? With our centrally located office in Seagrove Beach, we thought a US flag drive might be a unique & useful way to serve our community.” Commented Larry Davis, Owner/Broker at Davis Properties.
According to USFlag.org; a site…
Who doesn't LOVE looking at 30A Florida Beach Homes? The Davis Properties Sales team has put together a special OPEN HOME event featuring four distinct and unique properties that are currently on the market for sale. The South Walton homes specially selected for the tour are located in the 30A Beach Communities of Seaside, FL and Seagrove Beach. Each property is unique and different and offers something for almost everyone. Go here -----> Tour Map Our team will be on hand Thursday - Sept 28, 2017 from 11am - 2:00pm serving as your personal tour guide.
If you're not in the area but still curious about any of these wonderful properties
Get Detail information or Contact any our "Tour Hosts" and get the scoop on each one here!
1. 304 W…
The Walton County Planning Department will be on hand September 11, 13 and 14, 2017, hosting a series of workshops to conduct a group discussion, answer questions and listen to community input on the proposed changes to the Land Development Code. The primary goal of the workshops is to ensure that everyone in the community who wishes to give input about the Land Development Code and the updates that are being made has a chance to do so.
This is the second of three phases to update the Comprehensive Plan and Land Use Code. This phase will include:
Correcting inconsistencies and redundancies in the code.
Making sure the code is clear and easy to use.
Keeps with the overall goal of the plan, which is to serve the
[There are many subtle design elements about Rosemary Beach, FL that make it a distinctive and unique gulf front community. In the mid 1990’s as it was being planned, a great deal of care and effort was made by the development and landscape design teams to feature the native plants and trees that thrive in the area and to create inviting open spaces, parks and greens for everyone to enjoy. With this week’s post, we’ve invited one of Rosemary Beach’s original landscape designers, Stephen Poulakos, to share insights on the parks and green spaces he designed.]
Rosemary Beach, Florida is a beach town built for the ages. It holds a dear and special place in my heart and is where my infatuation with New Urbanism began. Having grown up in suburban Atlanta,…
The weekend is here....time to relax, rewind and enjoy life at the beach!
From farmer’s markets, art walks, music or food festivals it seems there’s never a lack of fun things to do along the Beaches of South Walton, Florida. So there’s definitely no reason to be bored around here! Our featured activities this upcoming weekend all take place in Santa Rosa Beach – one of South Walton’s 16 beach neighborhoods.
The weekend kicks off Friday morning at the Santa Rosa Golf Club at the Fore Her Benefit golf tournament. Later in the evening and on Saturday plan to head on over to Gulf Place Town Center at the corner of Scenic Highway 30A and Highway 393 to imbibe in the inaugural 30A Craft Beer and Spirits Festival. Looking for a little Sunday Funday fun?…
A recent article from the National Association of Realtors stated many of the National "HOT” Markets, such as San Francisco and New York have rebounded from the last recession and prices are back to pre-recession levels. This spurred me to find out how our communities of South Walton compare!
I primarily focus on the Emerald Coast real estate market, particularly the communities of Santa Rosa Beach, Scenic 30A and Southern Walton County. In analyzing these areas, I have compiled historical data using both our local Multiple Listing Service (MLS) and statistics from Metro Market Trends, which allows me access to accurate and up-to-date data, including public records.
Over the last 25 years we have seen…
Santa Rosa Beach, FL – A local organization known as “A Better South Walton” (ABSW) will hold two Town Hall meetings to update the community on progress for a proposed initiative to establish a new municipality in Walton County. Defuniak Springs, Freeport and Paxton are currently the only incorporated communities in Walton County. According to the groups’ website the mission of “A Better South Walton” is to seek more effective governance and local representation for South Walton to preserve and enhance its unique character, property values and quality of life.“With the community’s feedback, we will incorporate those ideas and suggestions into a final charter summary that will define South Walton. It has never been more important to have the…
The beautiful beaches of the scenic 30A region of South Walton County just got a little better.
In a regular meeting on August 9th, the Walton County Board of County Commissioners (WCBCC) gave final approval to the proposed purchase of a section of beachfront land near the community of Seagrove Beach located immediately to the west of Eastern Lake, and includes the Eastern Lake outfall. The BCC is also currently working to finalize the purchase of adjacent parcels to the east of the recently purchased parcel in the Eastern Lake area.
Eastern Lake is one of fifteen unique Coastal Dune Lakes that are located along the nineteen mile stretch of coastal Scenic Highway 30A on Northwest Florida’s beautiful Emerald Coast. The Coastal Dune lakes along…