Walton County Heritage Museum

Learn more about the history of Walton County

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Walton County Courthouse

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One of only two perfectly round lakes in the world

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Hotel DeFuniak

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

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Walton Planning Commission hears contentious request

Aug 16th, 2012 | Comments Off on Walton Planning Commission hears contentious request

By BEN GRAFTON The first item on the Walton County Planning Commission meeting agenda of Aug. 9 was a request by the county itself, to adopt an amendment to the Comprehensive Plan Future Land Use Element Policy L-1.4.4, Neighborhood Commercial. The proposal would modify the criteria for new future designations in the Route 30A Scenic […]

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SWMCD considers applicants for new director

Jul 21st, 2011 | Comments Off on SWMCD considers applicants for new director

By LEAH STRATMANN Even before the open position of director of the South Walton County Mosquito Control District (SWMCD) has been advertised, nine applicants have applied for the open position. According to Florida state law, a new director must be found within six months. The new director would have to meet all the criteria required […]

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School district/union impasse goes to mediation

Mar 17th, 2011 | Comments Off on School district/union impasse goes to mediation

By ASHLEY AMASON The Walton County School District and teachers’ unions, both instructional and education support professionals (ESP), have reached an impasse in negotiating the 2010-11 collective bargaining agreement.

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Headline news 2/10/11

Feb 10th, 2011 | 0

FUNERAL SERVICE HONORS SLAIN OFFICER Col. Greg Malloy killed in line of duty. _____ OFFICIALS GET BACK TO NATURE E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center hosts Coley, Gaetz and Drake. _____ SCHOOL BOARD RESCINDS “NO-WALK” RULE Informed of new data system. _____ BLACK TIE AND BLUE JEANS HONORS THE GIPPER G.O.P. gala honors 100th birthday of Ronald […]

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Photos of the Week 11-25-2010

Nov 25th, 2010 | 0

Photos of the Week 11-25-2010

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Neighbor feuds at DFS City Council

Nov 11th, 2010 | 0

By ASHLEY AMASON Dissonance among neighbors consumed most of the hour-long meeting of the DeFuniak Springs City Council Nov. 8. First on the agenda was a request from Rosemarie Simons to operate a home-based business, providing therapeutic massage. 

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