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2010-04-22 11:37:00

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla., April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sears Holdings (Nasdaq: SHLD), one of the nation's largest broadline retailers, today announced a multi-year agreement with Edwin Watts Golf Shops, LLC, one of the world's largest specialty golf retailers, to establish the first U.S. based "store-within-a-store" retail model for the golf industry. As a result, Edwin Watts will open 12 new service-oriented golf shops inside of existing Sears stores in key locations nationwide....

2009-05-21 10:50:00

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hampton Inn Fort Walton Beach (www.ftwaltonbeach.hamptoninn.com) announced today that the property received green lodging designation from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection on May 4, 2009. Florida's Green Lodging Program certifies hotels that adopt green practices to reduce waste and conserve natural resources. The Hampton Inn Fort Walton Beach has implemented a variety of green initiatives including water conservation...

2008-08-02 15:00:12

By Dusty Ricketts, Northwest Florida Daily News, Fort Walton Beach Aug. 2--FORT WALTON BEACH -- The cul-de-sac on Carson Drive that is designed to cut down on drug sales has been completed. Fort Walton Beach staffers held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday morning to unveil the completed project, which was funded by the city's Community Redevelopment Agency. "We're just really thrilled that the CRA was able to do (this project) that people can see," said Joyce Gillie Gossom, the CRA's...