Dr. Wiebe teaches in Atlanta

Dr. Amber E. Wiebe DMD, a uniquely trained provider of cosmetic dentistry and facial esthetics in Santa Rosa Beach, was an instructor Sept. 6-8 at the Facial Esthetics Course in Atlanta. This course consisted of her teaching Georgia dentists and doctors new and advanced techniques in Botox and Facial Fillers.

Hazardous materials collection day

The Walton Board of County Commissioners will sponsor a project to collect, recycle, treat and properly dispose of household hazardous wastes from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 27 at the Walton County Fairgrounds, Hwy. 83 North in DeFuniak Springs and the South Walton Mosquito Control Office, County Road 393 in Santa Rosa Beach.

Items include pesticides, used oil, stale gasoline, solvents, fertilizers, paint, paint thinner, paint stripper, batteries, antifreeze, pool chemicals, break fluid, insecticides and other materials.

Waste tire amnesty will also be held on the same date, during the same hours and locations. Walton County residents may bring up to 12 tires per residence. No gas cylinders or explosives.

Due to hazardous nature of certain components in home computers, we will be accepting old computer hardware including processors, monitors, keyboards, printers, scanners, etc.

Conditionally exempt small quantity generators (small businesses, schools, growers, etc.) will be accepted at a reduced rate.

For more information or to schedule a drop off time, contact the Landfill Department at 850-892-8180.

Silver Sands Factory Stores gets new name

Shoppers will enjoy added benefits at the newly re-named Silver Sands Premium Outlets (formerly Silver Sands Factory Stores). Featuring 110 designer name brand outlet stores, including Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Michael Kors and Polo Ralph Lauren, each offering every day savings of 25 to 65 percent, Silver Sands Premium Outlets is now part of the Premium Outlets portfolio of upscale outlet centers.

New stores have recently joined Silver Sands Premium Outlets, including Crocs, Disney Store Outlet and L'Occitane. In addition to new stores, the center now offers:

•New website: www.premiumoutlets.com/silversands

•New online VIP Shopper Club which allows access to the VIP Shopper Lounge, where shoppers can download a voucher for a Coupon Book and extra coupons worth hundreds of dollars of additional savings, as well as receive advance notice of special sales and events

• Columbus Day Sale: through Monday, Oct. 8

Bay Breeze Patio voted best outdoor furniture retailer

Carrying the largest selection of in-stock patio furniture in the region, Bay Breeze Patio was recently voted "best outdoor furniture retailer" in Emerald Coast Magazine's “Best of the Emerald Coast.”

“We’re honored to be selected by the readers of Emerald Coast Magazine as their top choice for outdoor furniture," said Susan Kiley, co-owner of Bay Breeze Patio along with her husband Wayne Paul. "We picked up and moved to the area nearly 10 years ago, and it has been extremely rewarding becoming involved in this vibrant and philanthropic community.”

Celebrating eight years on the Emerald Coast, Bay Breeze Patio has become renowned for carrying the highest quality products for Gulf Coast's challenging environment. The retail store only carries furniture lines with a minimum of a five-year paint warranty and carries three lines, which feature a 15-year paint guarantee.

Bay Breeze Patio also stocks outdoor accessories, grills, appliances, fire pits and more to create the most beautiful and functional outdoor living spaces.