Feb. 16 - 22

40 years ago — 1974

Sandestin was to donate an irrigation system for the new Destin ball park.


30 years ago —1984

The Walton County Commission hired a third building inspector to cope with the South Walton construction boom.

A pedestrian tunnel beneath U.S. 98 at Sandestin was under construction.


20 years ago — 1994

South Walton residents will soon find out if a machine shop near Frangista Beach is located in an appropriate zone.

With the goal of controlling the type of development south of U.S. 98 in South Walton, the Scenic 30-A Business Association organized a committee to investigate how it can work with county government.

South Walton TDC approved “The Beaches of South Walton — You’ll love our unspoiled nature” as a new advertising slogan.