Latest Walton Beach Stories

2011-03-12 00:00:29

Silver ADDY awarded for website design. Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA (PRWEB) March 11, 2011 Bit-Wizards (http://www.BitWizards.com), a leading a leading provider of software solutions and consulting in the United States has announced that they received an ADDY® Award at the 2010 District ADDY® Awards Ceremony presented by the Emerald Coast Ad Federation. This year's Silver ADDY® was in recognition for the website design and development for Personnel Resources' corporate...

2010-05-13 11:40:00

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Residents along the Gulf Coast planning on getting a haircut this weekend may want to hold off until next Monday (May 17) when they can not only get a free haircut but help stem the flow of pollution from the oil spill disaster that is threatening the entire region. The Hampton Inn Fort Walton Beach (www.ftwaltonbeach.hamptoninn.com) in partnership with Matter of Trust (www.matteroftrust.org), an ecological non-profit organization, will...

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...

Word of the Day
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.