This week in Walton history

Published: Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 04:52 PM.

Winner of the People’s Choice award at the fifth annual Great Southern Gumbo Cook-Off was Sunset Bay Cafe & Grille. Santa Rosa Golf and Beach Club Executive Chef Justin Gaffrey’s gumbo received the Critics Choice award.


10 years ago — 2004

A groundbreaking for the new SFWD station at WaterColor, with land donated, architectural services furnished and company to build provided by St. Joe/Arvida.

Garrett Horn of Seagrove Beach found a message, dated 1983 from San Andreas, Columbia, in a bottle as he was clearing trash and debris from his property. The bottle most likely was pushed ashore by Hurricane Opal in 1995.

Plans for the 10,000-square-foot, two-story Montessori Academy of Rosemary Beach, were presented to residents.

Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast opened its Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitative Unit.

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