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

Courthouse

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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Headline news 2/4/16

Feb 9th, 2016 | 0

  OFFICIALS APPROVE RESTORE ACT PROJECTS Startup funding for improvements and innovations _____ FREEPORT CITY COUNCIL JAN. 28 MEETING Discusses meeting times, inmate labor force _____ SWHS GIRLS BASKETBALL TAKES DISTRICT 3 TITLE Beat Chipley 63-34 _____ WALTON BOYS BASKETBALL POSTS 14-7 MARK Braves down Seahawks 64-25 on Senior Night _____ WALTON GIRLS BASKETBALL QUALIFIES […]

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Freeport City Council discusses meeting times/inmate labor force

Feb 9th, 2016 | 0

    By JEFFREY POWELL     The Freeport City Council held their second regularly scheduled meeting of the month on Thursday, Jan. 28, at city hall. The meeting was well attended and all of the council members were present as was Mayor Russ Barley.

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Officials OK RESTORE Act projects, talk traffic, transit, and parking

Feb 9th, 2016 | 0

  By DOTTY NIST After months of review by the Local RESTORE Act Committee and then by county commissioners, there has been a selection of projects to be funded through the $5.7 million available to the county in direct component/Pot 1 funding through the RESTORE Act.

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Headline news 1/28/16

Feb 2nd, 2016 | 0

DFS CITY COUNCIL JAN. 25 MEETING Discusses possible local road and bridge tax agreement with county _____ CODE ENFORCEMENT BOARD HOLDS FIRST MEETING OF 2016 Change of law on setting fines for violations _____ SANDESTIN INVESTMENTS PROPOSAL HEARING CONTINUED BCC asks for transportation impact study before ruling _____ SCHOOL BOARD HOLDS JAN. 19 WORKSHOP Talks […]

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Walton teachers receive grants, Cowie honored for achievements

Feb 2nd, 2016 | 0

By ALICIA LEONARD The Walton County School Board (WCSB) held their regularly scheduled meeting on Jan 19, 2016 at South Walton High School at 5p.m. The meeting was sandwiched between workshops dealing with utility easements and discussions on the completion of phases concerning the athletic fields at Walton High School.

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ABE/GED Preparation program helps inmates get it right

Feb 2nd, 2016 | 0

By BRUCE COLLIER In the effort to avoid recidivism and prepare people released from incarceration to find a productive place in society, a program at the Walton County Jail has been especially successful.

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Headline news 1.21.16

Jan 25th, 2016 | 0

  BCC ADDRESSES LONG LIST Lengthy public hearing on Gulf Place development, RESTORE Act, et al. _____ PLANNING COMMISSION JAN. 14 MEETING Two controversial proposals continued _____ FREEPORT CITY COUNCIL JAN. 12 MEETING Water and sewer rates discussed _____ DFS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE MEETS Maps out city’s strong points for visitors and investors _____ MARTIN […]

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Freeport City Council discusses water/sewer rates

Jan 25th, 2016 | 0

By JEFFREY POWELL    The Freeport City Council held its first regularly scheduled meeting of 2016 on Tuesday, Jan. 12, at Freeport City Hall. All council members and the mayor were in attendance. The meeting was also attended by approximately 25 people and covered a wide range of topics.

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BCC decisions on trolley advertising, RESTORE funding; Gulf Place proposal to be revised for Feb. 9

Jan 25th, 2016 | 0

By DOTTY NIST    A lengthy public hearing on the Gulf Place Lots 19 & 20 development proposal resulted a representative of project applicant Lagoon Manor Development agreeing to revise and bring back the project plans.

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South Walton girls finish District 10-0

Jan 25th, 2016 | 0

By PATRICK CASEY The South Walton girls basketball team posted wins over Chipley, Baker and Holmes County in a span of four days to improve to 21-2 overall and wrap up District 3 of Class A with a perfect 10-0 mark in the regular season heading into next week’s district tournament that the Seahawks will […]

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