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Sunday, October 21, 2018
By Heather Bennett All Vacuums Are Not Created Equal A vacuum is something we all use, especially living in a beach community. Sand gets everywhere. Vacuuming is a must. It is also vital for those renting out our homes to guests. We want guests to feel like our homes are clean...

Letter From the Mayor

Dear Citizens, As the mayor of Destin, one of my duties is to help educate citizens on city initiatives and provide insight when needed on topics that can be difficult to understand. Our city is brimming with opportunity and projects that should make you very proud. I am delighted to...
By Micaiala Hamner and Erika Zambello Walk onto a fishing pier in Okaloosa and Walton Counties this summer and you may see a gorgeously decorated monofilament recycling bin painted with images of fish, mermaids, birds, or other real and imagined marine life. The fishing line recycling program, an initiative of...
Women can be harsh on their own appearances, especially if they’ve been through any kind of hardship, negative life situations or trauma. Reminding a woman how beautiful she is comes with making her feel good about herself and appreciating her in an unselfish way. Savannah Rae Beauty is doing just that—using...
By Cali Hlavac With the 70th anniversary of the Destin Fishing Rodeo rapidly approaching, captains and anglers alike are preparing for what appears to be a monumental year in rodeo history. In the first of our two-part series, you’ll learn more Rodeo details, how to participate, what you can win...
Susan Authement Dunnam is the Owner of Destin Pilates and Aerial and Destin Girls Retreats. After moving to the area in 2009 and pioneering her business in a friend's home with only one reformer and one client, Susan quickly expanded as her client base grew. A true entrepreneur, Susan has...

Around Town

Captain Leonard Destin Park Construction has begun on Leonard Destin Park on Calhoun Ave. in Destin. Upon completion, the park will be given to the city, along with funding for operation and maintenance for 10 years. The property is the former homestead of Leonard Destin, the first person to settle...
By Esther Lynn Hemphill Ask a five-year-old about what their life will be when they grow up, and you’ll hear them speak bright and wonderful declarations over their future. “When I grow up I’m going to be…” and they finish the sentence with a heroic role. They might speak of...
••••• 1 ••••• 10 am: Pong For PAWS Fundraiser at Boathouse Oyster Bar ••••• 5 ••••• 5 pm: Luau at Dock On The Island 6 pm: Sunset Yoga at Henderson Resort Grand Lawn 7 pm: Wednesday Night Free Concert Series at Baytowne Wharf 7 pm: Trivia Night at World Of Beer ••••• 6 ••••• 5 pm: Wiggin’...

Eggs on the Beach

Bay Breeze Patio will host the fifth annual “Eggs on the Beach” Big Green Egg Grilling Competition, Sept. 29 at Seascape Resort in Miramar Beach. As one of the official Big Green Egg Festivals held around the country, Bay Breeze Patio invites non-profit organizations to register a cook team...

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