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Billboard Blues: A Beach Welcome Gone Awry


In a shocking revelation that has left many scratching their heads, reports have surfaced of a billboard set to grace the Freeport landscape, delivering a rather unconventional message to beachgoers.


According to a Facebook post that has set tongues wagging, a local resident has allegedly taken it upon themselves to purchase ad space for a billboard along the 331 route towards Santa Rosa Beach.



The billboard, as described, features a stark image of our beloved beaches adorned with cautionary orange cones and forbidding "No Trespassing" signs.


But it's the accompanying message that truly raises eyebrows: "Welcome to the beach- where you're not welcome!!


"While the authenticity of this claim remains unverified, the mere notion of such a billboard has sparked a flurry of reactions across social media platforms.


Some view it as a satirical commentary on the increasing restrictions and commercialization of our coastal areas, while others are left perplexed by the brazenness of the statement.


If indeed true, one can only speculate on the motivations behind such a bold move.


Is it a protest against overcrowding and overdevelopment?


A lament for the loss of public access to our once-pristine shores?


Or simply a tongue-in-cheek jab at the paradoxical nature of modern beach culture?


Regardless of the intentions behind this alleged billboard, it serves as a stark reminder of the tensions simmering beneath the surface of our idyllic coastal community.


As the debate rages on, one thing remains certain: in Walton County, even the welcome signs come with a hefty dose of irony.

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Sue Denis
Sue Denis
Apr 04

Brilliant ‼️‼️😂

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Sue Denis
Sue Denis
Apr 04

Thank you and thank THEM

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