Backwoods Town With No Future
Granted, the beaches are nice, as long as you can get away from the main beach area that attracts the wild life. If you want a nice family type of vacation on the beach, don't go to the main beach; visit Ft. Pickens or head East toward Navarre.
The job market is minimal at best. Most jobs are low pay and even with a college degree feel that $10 per hour is a living wage. With that said, I have seen billboards advertising apartments saying "Affordable living starting at $895 per month." Try that on $10 per hour.
The City Council and County Commission both comprised of the "Good-Old-Boy" mentality. Neither want any industry that would provide decent good paying jobs to relocate or build here and they do their best, (and have unfortunately succeeded) in keeping them out.
As far as entertainment goes, there is not really that much to do. Outside of the Naval Air Museum and a few yearly functions Downtown like the Seafood and Arts Festival, Read More