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Monday, July 22, 2019
A huge group of paddleboarders from the Emerald Coast will be heading out to the Big River Regional, a competition held on the mighty Mississippi River in Baton Rouge, La., on August 29. 30A Radio caught up with race directors Brian Prince and Walker Higgins to discuss the race and the big after party. The event, sponsored by YOLO Board, will run approximately 13...
Walton County Sheriff Michael Adkinson says you better know what Operation Blue Bird is, or you could end up with a $350 fine or more! The focus of Operation Blue Bird is school zone and school bus safety. A Task Force will assemble each day from patrol positions to address traffic concerns in different school zones throughout the county. Details will...
How much did the first homes in Seaside cost? What impact did The Truman Show have on the tiny town? What will Seaside look like in 20 years? In the 1970s, ROBERT DAVIS inherited 80 acres of beachfront property along Florida’s Gulf Coast. The only problem was that 40 years ago, practically no one wanted to live here. So, Davis stood on the side of the...
Poor Truman Creative is Kevin Boyle’s ‘job’ on 30A. Don’t feel sorry for him. His offices are in Seaside and he claims to have the best bathroom on 30A within walking distance. Today, 30A Radio takes a look into the world of Kevin Boyle. You can see Kevin in action at events such as the Seeing Red Wine Festival and the Seaside Halloweener Derby. Catch him...
It's the debut of The 30A Locals Show on 30A Radio, bringing you salty personalities straight from the beautiful beaches of Scenic Highway 30A! This week's guest is longtime local Fletcher Isacks with Isacks Imagery.  What was it like growing up on 30A? What are the best beaches for baby sea turtles? We learn this and more, plus the answer the burning...
Two Santa Rosa Beach residents took home gold medals in water skiing at the Pan American games late last month. Adam Pickos, 23, and Regina Jaquess, 31, won gold medals in men's trick skiing and women's jump, respectively. Both trained at the internationally renowned Pickos Water Ski and Wakeboard School, tucked away right in the middle of Santa Rosa Beach. It's been an advantage for...
30A’s longtime resident surfer, Bobby Johnson, chats with 30A Radio about what it was like moving to 30A in 1981 at 13 years old, riding horses and dirt bikes through what is now the booming beachside town of Seaside. Johnson, who runs 30A Local Properties, also discusses the area’s present and future and shares some of the “creative” surfer nicknames...
Furry Fanatics’ Julie Brown always dreamed of owning a big plot of land with hundreds of dogs; running a pet store in Gulf Place turned out to be the next best thing. Brown sat down to talk with 30A Radio about pets on 30A, where you can have them and when, and some tips for keeping your pets safe during...
One of 30A's pioneering entrepreneurs, Lisa Burwell is a very busy woman. Being president and founder of The Idea Boutique -- a full-service marketing agency in Grayton Beach -- would be more than enough to keep most people occupied. But Lisa's also the publisher of numerous magazines, including VIE, which can be found on shelves all along the Gulf coast as...
Football season's finally here, and we're getting it kicked off in style with New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees. Brees was first drawn to standup paddle boarding in 2009 when he met YOLO Board's Jeff Archer at WaterColor. Since then, Brees has won a Super Bowl, broken some huge NFL records, and he's been enjoying the sport of stand-up paddle boarding with his...
What do bear cages, fireworks and rattlesnakes all have in common? If you answered Billy Johnson, you are correct. Billy sits down with 30A Radio to finally set the record straight on how that forest fire got started in Old Seagrove some 30 years ago. He also shares his unique ability to find poisonous snakes along 30A, and discusses how they could precisely triangulate where the sheriff...
The 30A 10K and 1-mile fun run is this Thanksgiving day, November 26, 2015, and registration is now open. The down-and-back course starts in Rosemary Beach and runs along Scenic Highway 30A, crossing the beautiful vista of Camp Creek. The 4th-annual event has become a fun, family holiday tradition; people come in costume, some even dress like turkeys in honor of the festive day. 30A...
What three simple things can ANYONE do to immediately improve their health and happiness? In this special 30A Radio interview with Dr. Bart Precourt (known simply as “Dr. Bart” here on 30A), we learn some secrets to longevity -- practical tips that anyone can easily and instantly use to achieve balance in life. As the owner of Balance Health Studio in...
South Walton's first artificial reef was dropped off Grayton Beach this morning, a ground-breaking event in a project that will bring great benefit to the 30A area. The reef will provide plenty of recreational opportunities for viewing fish, from snorkeling to paddle board and kayak adventures, while also supporting the environment. Grayton Beach's reef is the first in a series of 19...
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