This week in Walton history

Published: Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 03:47 PM.

Sandestin Beach Resort broke ground on phase I of Tivoli Terrace, 34 homes to be built on the dunes near the beach on the south side of U.S. 98.


10 years ago — 2003

Eighty-four dogs, most old and standing in dirty, rusted cages, were rescued by the Walton County Sheriff’s Office in a Santa Rosa Beach home.

Drawings of the planned 28,324-square-foot middle school wing at Butler Elementary School were displayed at a projected cost of $2,974,020 as the Walton County School Board approved fee of $195,070 for designing the middle school.

The new Butler pavilion, to be used for outdoor activities, nears completion.

Marlin Grill at Baytowne named Best of the Emerald Coast 2003 for best martini, best dessert, best service, best corporate citizen and best hostess. Hilton Sandestin won for best brunch, best hotel and best tennis facility, and Lovelace Interiors was voted Best Interior Designer for the fourth straight year.

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