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BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., September 2, 2020 – A new video from Wildlife Forever, funded in part by a BoatUS Foundation Grassroots Grant shows watersport boat owners how to easily follow “Clean, Drain, Dry” at the boat ramp to help prevent the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS). Support for the video also…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va. September 1, 2020 – For the nation’s 12 million boat owners, Labor Day weekend is the last blast, with many enjoying the end-of-summer boating ritual with family and friends aboard, according to Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). The national advocacy, services and safety…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., August 31, 2020 – Last year, 76,418 recreational boaters had a reason to summon nonemergency, routine assistance from TowBoatUS, the nation’s largest on-water towing service for recreational boaters. Accidentally running aground, dead batteries and dead engines were the chief culprits. Instead…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., August 24, 2020 – A one-two punch with two tropical storms bearing down on the Gulf Coast this week is getting the attention of recreational boaters, leading some to wisely haul out their vessels to a safe location and make storm preparations. Tropical Storm Marco, expected to run along the…

BoatUS News
Aims to increase fishing line and soft bait recycling by tapping the public for ideas ANNAPOLIS, Md., August 24, 2020 – Have you ever wondered how old, discarded fishing line is recycled and reused? You may be surprised to learn that turning fishing line into new products is labor intensive, requiring a series of…

8/19/2020 10:04:00 PM
New American manufacturer American Elite Personal Protective Equipment will manufacture melt blown polypropylene, the critical filter medium used in medical grade face masks and gowns, at its Ft.

8/19/2020 4:39:00 AM
The Christian Post
Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee has expressed his support for a new organization for Christian elected officials seeking to advance socially conservative values through public policy.

8/18/2020 5:10:00 PM
South Alabama running back Terrion Avery and tight end Destin Myers are now former walk-ons after being placed on scholarship after Monday night’s practice. Avery, a junior-college transfer from ...

8/17/2020 1:24:00 PM
Northwest Florida Daily News
Area residents soon will be asked to help determine what kind of major upgrades should be made to the Gulf-front Santa Rosa Boulevard. At a Monday press conference, Okaloosa County Commissioner ...

8/17/2020 10:43:00 AM
WKRG News 5
WKRG News 5 is launching a new 4pm newscast called The 4 on 5 Monday, today at 4pm. The announcement was made by Jesse Grear, WKRG Vice President and General Manager.

8/17/2020 10:00:00 AM
The Destin Log
After five months of no softball, coed softball is back at Morgan Sports Center in Destin on Wednesday evenings.

8/16/2020 4:49:00 AM
How much do babysitting jobs pay in Niceville, FL? The average pay rate for babysitting jobs in Niceville, FL on is $12.25 per hour as of August 2020. This rate will vary depending on your ...

8/15/2020 11:55:00 PM
The Nature Conservancy
In June 2019, TNC jump-started the Choctawhatchee Bay Estuary Program in Okaloosa and Walton Counties by funding an executive director position for one year. This allowed the program’s work to begin ...

8/15/2020 9:31:00 PM
Jennie Ruth Patty Long, 92, of Maryville, passed away peacefully the evening of Aug. 5, 2020. She is preceded in death by her husband of 74 years, O. Joe Long; son, Charles M. Long; and her ...

8/15/2020 8:23:00 PM
Hundreds of people rode their motorcycles through Williamson County to show support for fallen Officer Destin Legieza.

8/15/2020 8:14:00 AM
Northwest Florida Daily News
improving water quality in Choctawhatchee Bay by upgrading our broken storm water systems and repairing broken sewer lift stations. A family trip to the beach shouldn’t require a water quality ...

8/14/2020 12:23:00 PM
Northwest Florida Daily News
A pair of Fort Walton Beach boys helped a man Wednesday who was having a medical emergency at the Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island. The boys had just ordered cold drinks at a beachside snack bar ...

8/14/2020 8:55:00 AM
The Destin Log
Fishermen aboard the Shock'n Y'all with Capt. Neill Finkel tangle with a tiger, bull and a nurse during Shark Week in Destin.

8/13/2020 4:25:00 PM
DESTIN, FL / ACCESSWIRE / August 13, 2020 / Florida based Beachworx is pleased to announce that it has been tapped to join Startup Okaloosa, the virtual incubator launched by the Economic Development ...

8/13/2020 1:58:00 PM
Northwest Florida Daily News
VILLA TASSO — What one resident calls "a culture of illegal dumping" in Villa Tasso, an unincorporated southwestern Walton County community on the north side of Choctawhatchee Bay, will be ...

8/13/2020 9:29:00 AM
Whale sharks have been spotted off the coast near Destin, Pensacola and Gulf Shores over the last few days. Whale sharks are often drawn to coastal areas in summer due to a higher abundance of food.

8/13/2020 9:14:00 AM
The Destin Log
City Council, 6 p.m. Aug. 17 Local Planning Agency, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 20 Rock out on the Destin harbor, and make this summer a hit with a free Scenic Heights concert at 7 p.m. Aug. 15 at HarborWalk ...

8/12/2020 7:22:00 PM
To give you a personalised experience we (and the third parties we work with) collect info about how and when you use Skyscanner. It means we can remember your details, show ads that interest you and ...

8/12/2020 2:01:00 PM
Northwest Florida Daily News
While passage of the referendum would mean that a tourism development tax would be collected across all of Walton County — the part of the county south of Choctawhatchee Bay already assesses a ...

8/12/2020 8:40:00 AM
The economic impacts and fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic could be far from over, however the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County is providing some ...

8/11/2020 8:47:00 PM
FOX10 News
On Sunday morning divers on a Shark Quest Adventures charter got up close and personal with a whale shark just two miles off Pensacola Beach. Hours later Kenneth Worley and his fa ...

8/11/2020 2:23:00 PM
The Destin Log
Snapper season wrapped up last week, fishing racks are filling up with mackerel, amberjack and more along the docks in Destin ...

8/11/2020 2:07:00 PM
The Walton Sun
A Niceville family doing some trolling Sunday just off the Destin East Pass Sunday encountered a whale shark they're guessing to be 30 feet long.

8/11/2020 1:12:00 PM
The Destin Log
Although many of Destin's fishermen had a good red snapper season, it didn't make up for the days lost in the spring to the coronavirus.

8/11/2020 1:08:00 PM
The Destin Log
Destin Fishing Rodeo makes plans for precautions during month-long fishing tournament just a little over a month away.

BoatUS News
PROVIDENCE, R.I., August 11, 2020 – With the move to phase 2 of the Rhode Island Fiberglass Vessel Recycling (RIFVR) Pilot Program to address the disposal issue of recreational boats, project managers have released “Facing the Legacy: Lifecycle Solutions for Fiberglass Boats.” The short video shares the…

8/10/2020 2:15:00 PM
We remember him as the California-tanned, long-haired hippie who reported to T.C. Williams High School's football team in the middle of training camp. After a verbal jab from All-American linebacker ...

8/10/2020 8:18:00 AM
The Destin Log
Please send your events to at least 2 weeks in advance, if possible. Destin City Hall. All City Council meetings, workshops, executive sessions and CRA B ...

8/9/2020 6:13:00 PM
Deputies with the Walton County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Mississippi man in the early morning of Aug. 1 for punching a 15-year-old multiple times in the ...

8/7/2020 8:29:00 PM
Digital Journal
Dawn Chapman Whitty Photography announced a new website to accommodate people who want to take beautiful portrait photography in Santa Rosa Beach, FL and the 30A area. Dawn Chapman Whitty, her new ...

8/7/2020 5:00:00 PM
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8/7/2020 5:00:00 PM
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8/6/2020 2:26:00 PM
The Destin Log
Please send your events to at least 2 weeks in advance, if possible. Destin City Hall. All City Council meetings, workshops, executive sessions and CRA B ...

8/6/2020 12:42:00 PM
The Destin Log
Trees from the Destin and Marler homestead help to reveal story in Destin History and Fishing Museum new interactive exhibit.

8/6/2020 9:58:00 AM
Northwest Florida Daily News
The 3.4 acre park stands at 101 Calhoun Ave. and overlooks Choctawhatchee Bay. Working on behalf of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection about five years ago, the nonprofit Trust for ...

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