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Archive of: The Forgotten Coast



Wakulla Draws Fans of The ‘Real Florida’ Winter 2018

Wakulla Draws Fans of The ‘Real Florida’

A mellow getaway for those looking for nature's beauty.

Wakulla County Hopes to Entice New Employers Winter 2018

Wakulla County Hopes to Entice New Employers

By promoting its assets they hope to change the perception of the county.

A Step in Time August - September 2017

A Step in Time

Fugawee Corporation sells historical footwear to re-enactors and museums worldwide, movies and Broadway shows from its 10,000-square-foot warehouse in Crawfordville.

Small-Time Success April - May 2017

Small-Time Success

Several communities in Northwest Florida are working to better themselves with the help of a program provided through the state’s Department of Economic Opportunity. Called Competitive Florida, among the areas benefitting are DeFuniak Springs, Century, Port St. Joe and Madison County.

Oyster Ranching February - March 2017

Oyster Ranching

Oyster “ranching” is a budding venture that locals hope will resurrect the oyster industry in Wakulla County, create hundreds of jobs, promote ecotourism and spawn sustainable economic development.

High-End Real Estate February - March 2017

High-End Real Estate

From thousand-acre plantations to multi-million-dollar homes with frontage on the Gulf or one of the region’s many bays, Northwest Florida has a lot to offer to the well-heeled buyer.

Planking in Sopchoppy December - January 2016

Planking in Sopchoppy

JT Studio has the sustainable floor for you

A Blank Canvas October - November 2016

A Blank Canvas

Chris Holley has an extensive resumé working for some of Florida’s fastest growing cities and counties. Now he is helping Gulf County as director of the Economic Development Coalition and gives his thoughts on the region’s development.

Finding Success in a Niche June - July 2016

Finding Success in a Niche

Leslie Hope has built Hydra Engineering in Crawfordville into a multi-million-dollar business.

Salvaging Cypress August - September 2014

Salvaging Cypress

Bob Sutton harvests ancient cypress stumps out of Northwest Florida’s Dead Lakes and turns them into treasures.