Ten Fun Facts You Might Not Know About Hogtown Bayou in Santa Rosa Beach, FL

Hogtown Bayou is named after the historic community of Hogtown, which was once located near the bayou. The community was named after the many wild hogs that roamed the area.

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Eglin approves land lease to divert wastewater off Navarre Beach

Santa Rosa County Public Works Director Michael Schmidt on Wednesday received a 43-page copy of an executed lease authorizing his department to construct a Rapid Infiltration Basin System on 200 acres of Eglin Air Force property off of State Road 87 near the Holley community.

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10 Northwest Florida restaurants listed in Yelp’s 2023 Top 100 Florida Restaurants

10 Northwest Florida restaurants have been listed in Yelp’s 2023 rankings for Top 100 Florida Restaurants.

From Pensacola to Santa Rosa Beach, Northwest Florida has solidified itself as a top destination for food in the state of Florida.

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Safari West near Santa Rosa welcomes baby white rhinoceros

Eesha, the 18-year-old Southern white rhino who has lived at Safari West preserve for 14 years, displayed unusual enough behavior early on Sunday to put her keepers on alert that the time for her to deliver might be close.

Then late in the day, things happened with lightning speed.

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6 Most Charming Towns In Florida’s Emerald Coast

Stretching 100 miles along the Gulf of Mexico, Florida’s Emerald Coast is also known as the state’s “panhandle.” The Emerald Coast gets its name from the blue-green color of the Gulf of Mexico water in that region, and is home to many white sandy beaches that delight both locals and visitors alike. In addition to having beautiful beaches to dig your toes into, this coastline is also blessed with charming towns that you can spend a weekend trip or extended holiday exploring. Whether you’re into the Florida arts and shopping scene, or prefer to relax and recharge with outdoor activities, you’ll find it in these six Emerald Coast towns.

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Brunch Fest to benefit local children, women, and families

Children, women, and families in Bay County benefit when you buy a ticket to this weekend’s Brunch Fest event in Panama City. Local chefs are coming together in hopes of providing the best morning meal Saturday, April 1st. The Junior League of Panama City is putting this event together for the first time ever.