Walton County Heritage Museum

Learn more about the history of Walton County

Train Depot Museum

Walton County Courthouse

Growing to meet the needs of the community

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Lake DeFuniak

One of only two perfectly round lakes in the world

Fun and relaxation

Hotel DeFuniak

Built in 1920, completely restored, the perfect place to stay!

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Archive for January, 2017

January 26, 2017

Jan 26th, 2017 | Comments Off on January 26, 2017

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WALTON COUNTY, STATE OF FLORIDA JUVENILE DIVISION DEPENDENCY ACTION CASE NO: 2015-DP-000118 IN THE INTEREST OF: V. P. T. DOB: 12/11/2014 Minor child. NOTICE OF TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS HEARING TO: MICHAEL WISE, whereabouts unknown. All persons claiming parenthood or paternity of the […]

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Headline news 1/19/17

Jan 23rd, 2017 | Comments Off on Headline news 1/19/17

  BCC TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED MORATORIUM Medical marijuana and Land Development Code _____ BCC VOTES TO ADVANCE FUNDS FOR FIRE RESCUE RENOVATIONS Still considering transfer of oversight to WCSO _____ BCC APPROVES DALTON DRIVE/30A TRADING CO. PROPOSAL Controversial issue approved 2-1 _____ PLANNING COMMISSION APPROVES AMENDMENTS JAN. 12 Rural Village, small scale […]

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Groundbreaking ceremony for the New Elementary School South in Santa Rosa Beach

Jan 23rd, 2017 | Comments Off on Groundbreaking ceremony for the New Elementary School South in Santa Rosa Beach
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JOHN LOHR and the historic and fully-restored Carrico Bass

Jan 23rd, 2017 | Comments Off on JOHN LOHR and the historic and fully-restored Carrico Bass
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Walton High School Students show their appreciation for police officers

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South Walton Wraps Up Top Seed Craig Wins 750th Game

Jan 23rd, 2017 | Comments Off on South Walton Wraps Up Top Seed Craig Wins 750th Game

By PATRICK CASEY Senior center Savannah Slade scored 24 points before fouling out in the fourth quarter and the Baker Gators could connect on only 16-of-67 shots from the floor as South Walton wrapped up the #1-seed in the District 3, Class A tournament with a 60-49 home decision over the Okaloosa County squad. South […]

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Dalton Drive commercial/30A Trading Company is approved

Jan 23rd, 2017 | Comments Off on Dalton Drive commercial/30A Trading Company is approved

By DOTTY NIST The 30A Trading Company resort wear, beachwear, and gift store has been approved for the southeast corner of CR-30A and Dalton Drive in the Eastern Lake area. The proposal has been known as Dalton Drive Commercial. The approval came at a Jan. 10 Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) special meeting […]

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Funds advanced for WCFR renovations, more to come on possible oversight transfer to WCSO

Jan 23rd, 2017 | Comments Off on Funds advanced for WCFR renovations, more to come on possible oversight transfer to WCSO

By DOTTY NIST Following up on recent reports of poor living conditions and disrepair at some of the Walton County Fire Rescue (WCFR) stations, the county commission has voted to take funds from the budget to get started on renovations at the 12 stations. Discussion continued, as well, about the possibility of transfer of WCFR […]

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Walton County to hold hearing on medical marijuana temporary moratorium

Jan 23rd, 2017 | Comments Off on Walton County to hold hearing on medical marijuana temporary moratorium

  By DOTTY NIST A Feb. 14 public hearing is scheduled in order for Walton County to consider a temporary moratorium on growing, cultivating, processing, manufacturing, dispensing, and distributing medical marijuana (cannnabis) and the retail and wholesale sale of medical marijuana in Walton County. At its Jan. 10 regular meeting, the Walton County Board of […]

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Headline news 1/12/17

Jan 23rd, 2017 | Comments Off on Headline news 1/12/17

  FREEPORT CITY COUNCIL JAN. 10 MEETING Adopts no-wake ordinance _____ DFSPD OFFICERS ARBITRATION JAN. 9 Evidence submitted, decision probably in summer _____ DESIGN REVIEW BOARD JAN. 5 MEETING Approves walls for entrance of Walton County Apartments _____ CLEARING UNDERWAY ON MIXED USE PROPERTY Rosa Del Mar plan offers retail, office, hotel and residential _____ […]

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