The Log recently wrote a story about New View advertising, a company that uses a floating billboard to advertise on the local waterways. The story received plenty of feedback on our Facebook page. H
Members from The Main Street Betterment Alliance planted trees along the medians of Main Street this weekend, as part of their goal to beautify and add value to the street.
Ten young Crepe Myrtle
A pair of luxury condominiums in Destin’s Emerald Grande development, a retail building on Panama City Beach Park way and a waterfront home site in Kelly Plantation will all be up for grabs at a Pan
Cory Pickos’ Ski and Wakeboard School and Camp is one of the finest and most complete ski facilities in the world. It is located just east of Destin in Santa Rosa Beach. From Highway 98, turn south
I would like to express to the Destin community what an honor it is to be able to serve you as mayor. While deciding to run for office, I reflected on my time in this community and tried to envision
Dalton Threadgill Little League Park was a buzz Friday night with games being played on all three fields.
Family and friends filled the bleachers to watch their favorite team in action, while some
Recently, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute released the fifth annual County Health Rankings & Roadmaps tool.
An easy-to-use snapshot,
After two 5-0 votes Monday night, city leaders will capitalize on the Coast Guard’s dredging project and move forward with phase one of the Norriego Point stabilization.
“It’s critical that we get
It’s been more than a year since the former Hawaikii and Holiday Inn tower was demolished to make way for the Destin Sands Beach Resort, and not much dirt has been turned.
“The design was not goin
Destin Log Editor Matt Algarin was at tonight's Destin City Council meeting and provided a live-play-by-play of the night's discussions.
To read what was discussed, CLICK HERE.
Being in school can be fun, exciting, or sometimes tearful. If bullying is a problem for you, something you have to face every school day, just remember, there are options available to you.
If all goes according to plan, the proposed air traffic control tower at Destin Airport will be complete by the fall of 2015.
“It’s been a long road, close to a decade we’ve been working on this,”
40 years ago — 1974
Okaloosa County Sheriff Ray Wilson reported his force of 19 deputies was severely overworked.
Destin Water Users predicted a water shortage for the summer, until the new towe
The caller ID says Wirtz Stacy 1-703-272-4700.
I have no idea who this is, but why be rude? Maybe it’s a friend of a friend. Maybe it’s someone I’ve forgotten I once knew.
They regularly bring the house down at local haunts such as Funky Blue's Shack and Pandora's, but on May 1 you can watch Destin band New Earth Army on TV as part of WSRE's StudioAmped series.
Spring your way to The Village of Baytowne Wharf for some family friendly Easter Fun April 19.
“Bring your kids for an afternoon at the village, and we will supply the fun,” said Events Coordinato
Jami Jones is the new face of the Destin Seafood Festival. Named the Chairman for the 36 Annual Destin Seafood Festival, Jones said this is a position she feels ready for.
“I’m excited about the c
With word of an 11-day red snapper season coming down Thursday, local charter boat captains were outraged.
"Nothing good," can come from the shortened season said Capt. Don Dineen as he
Destin Mayor Mel Ponder, center, was on hand at West Marine Friday to cut the ribbon for the marine store’s grand reopening. As part of the weekend celebration, guests can enjoy three days of demos,
With a budget shortfall of more than $600,000 on the horizon, the spirit of cooperation is taking center stage at the Destin Fire Control District.
“We’ve had some good discussions and some good i
When lounging on the beach this summer, don’t be surprised if you see a giant shark banner, or an enticing call for a shrimp boil being pulled behind a boat. This water advertising endeavor is New V
DESTIN — The Destin harbor has a new restaurant and hangout for locals and tourists.
Coach’s Raw Bar, located at 214 Harbor Boulevard next to the Boathouse, is now open and serving food and drink
A good-hearted citizen and the Coast Guard rescued three people from a capsized boat near East Pass offshore Destin on Tuesday.
According to a press release, Station Destin Coast Guard received a
Sharks always have a way of drawing crowds to the docks, but they also have a way of drawing people to retweet, share, like and comment on social media. Saturday’s story about a 720-pound Mako hitti
“Leave footprints – not stuff” is the theme of this year’s Earth Day beach cleanup day. The Okaloosa County Environmental Council and sponsor organization Okaloosa County Tourist Development Departm
A new restaurant concept is on its way to Destin harbor.
“From the water, its three levels, but from the street you’ll be looking at two levels because of the slope,” said Joe Dougherty of Dougher
Kira Moraca was crowned Miss Destin 2014 on Saturday night following a month of events and a pageant of dancing, question answering and poised competition.
“I’m really excited about being Miss Des
As the city’s ongoing legal battle with developers of a proposed strip club on Airport Road continues, there were no decisions made after Monday night’s executive session.
The only discussion that
Destin is known for many accolades, whether it's the sugar white beaches, emerald green waters or it's family friendly charm, but the city nestled between the Choctawhatchee Bay and Gulf of Mexico i
Destin Log Editor Matt Algarin was at tonight's CRA Board and City Council meeting and offered a live play-by-play of what was discussed.
To read about what took place, CLICK HERE.
After a weekend of professional boxing and entertainment, Nate “The Warrior” Cambell of Jacksonville took home the WBO junior welterweight championship after he defeated Gilbert “Gordo” Venegas on p
The city of Destin will begin live streaming its council meetings starting with the Monday, April 7, meeting beginning at 6 p.m. All subsequent regularly scheduled council meetings will be streamed
Larry Beat marches to a drum that only he can hear. He is a man of many cities, many countries and many talents.
You might find him in his Bad Habit’s Lounge Studio, Artwalk on the Harbor on the t
Known as the "Kentucky Derby of Wine Festivals," the 28th Annual Sandestin Wine Festival is set to inspire foodies and wine enthusiasts April 10-13.
Over the years the event has grown to
Most of this column takes the form of a letter, but first an admission as to its content.
Be advised the following is politically incorrect, intolerant, judgmental, and controversial. As well as i
MIAMI, FL — I was just out of grad school, broke, and working in New York City. Buddies and I split a Brooklyn apartment where we spent five hours a night sleeping. Everything in New York is expensi
40 years ago — 1974
The Destin Library initiated its memorial book program.
The Destin Community Center Board voted to reopen the question of incorporating Destin. Two people in favor of incorpo
Another one of the History Mystery’s of Destin is how Norriego Point moved from the East End of Santa Rosa Island to the West End of Holiday Isle in Destin, Florida.
Based on a 1916 nautical chart
At the corner of Industrial Park Road and Airport Road sits a giant steel contraption that has stumped Destin residents for years. Guesses of what the object is have ranged from a giant gear to a pi
The Okaloosa Sheriff’s Office is well known for their law enforcement role in the community; however their lesser known counterparts, city of Destin Code Enforcement Officers, are often overlooked.
After sitting through a legal session between attorneys from the city of Destin and the proposed strip club on Airport Road, Patti Terjack left the meeting with more questions than answers.
Nothing draws a crowd like a shark on the docks.
In a matter of minutes, the number of folks milling around on the docks went from about three to 300 as the crew aboard the Sure Lure backed in wit
Hero Hound Dogs … K9 Facts: U.S. Customs dogs “Rocky” and “Barco” were so good at patrolling the U.S. border that Mexican drug lords put a $300,000 bounty on their heads.
Oh for Barking Out
Florida’s lieutenant governor has a new favorite joke that he likes to share. "A Democrat, Republican and independent walk into a bar. And the bartender says “Hi Charlie.”
Bobbing in the water between the fishing boats, a neon green speed-boat, the Hydro Jet, sticks out along the Destin harbor.
“Every kid who walks by here wants to ride on it,” said owner/oper
As winter turns to spring, green thumbs all over the country are getting ready to get their hands dirty and plant new crops. Here in Destin, two new community gardens have sprouted up on Main Street
Timberview Helicopters relocated its barge Saturday from the foot of the Marler Bridge to Destin harbor and is now mulling over its next move.
“We are trying to work with everybody, but it’s been
As well as the eye can see, development is picking up in Destin — and the numbers would agree.
“We are meeting our performance goals and permit activity is up just about 2.5 percent on average ove
This coming Saturday will be the big event for the Miss Destin dozen, as the contestants for this year’s Miss Destin pageant are gearing up for the catwalk.
“It’s going really well,” said pageant
The Destin Community Center is set and ready to go for a much needed roof replacement.
“It’s leaking pretty bad, the roof is over 20 years old,” said Parks and Recreation Program Coordinator, Nick