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One of only two perfectly round lakes in the world

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Walton Boys Earn 10th Win

Jan 18th, 2016 | 0

By PATRICK CASEY Walton senior shooting guard Peyton Betts connected on five shots from behind the arc to celebrate his birthday and lead the Braves in scoring with 15 points as the host squad knocked off West Florida 65-52 on Friday night.

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Paxton Lady Cats lock in top seed at District 1-A tournament with win over PDL

Jan 18th, 2016 | 0

By REID TUCKER Paxton’s girls basketball team took control of its immediate post-season destiny with a solid 40-29 victory over fierce rival Ponce de Leon on the night of Jan. 8

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Meadows addresses South Walton Republican Club members

Jan 18th, 2016 | 0

By DOTTY NIST “It is going to be a very exciting year in Walton County,” Walton County District 5 Commissioner Cindy Meadows told members and guests of the South Walton Republican Club (SWRC).

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DFS Council talks Chautauqua building rental fees and “drone” use in city limits

Jan 18th, 2016 | 0

By REID TUCKER There’s simply no telling if the DeFuniak Springs City Council’s support for Alabama was the tipping point that gave the team victory over Clemson in the thrilling college football national championship Monday night. However, it is a matter of public record that two of the four Council members present – Ron Kelley […]

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School Board discusses construction methods, Davis announces he will not seek another term

Jan 18th, 2016 | 0

By ALICIA LEONARD Discussion and decisions on which type of bidding method would best serve the district in its plans for the new south Walton elementary school dominated a workshop on the subject and spilled over well past the time for the Walton County School Board(WCSB) to begin their regular meeting this past Jan. 5 […]

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Freeport girls tourney recap

Jan 10th, 2016 | 0

    By PATRICK CASEY The opening day of the Freeport girls Hilton Sandestin Beach Basketball Blowout saw South Walton lose their first game of the year while Freeport lost to eventual champion St. Benedict.

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Bulldogs and Bobcats eliminated from Hilton Sandestin Beach Basketball Blowout 2015

Jan 10th, 2016 | 0

By REID TUCKER The end of the 2015 wasn’t the rosiest for Walton County’s representatives at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Basketball Blowout, as both tournament host Freeport and the perennially solid Paxton were knocked out of contention.

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Commissioners’ choices due on RESTORE Act Pot 1 projects

Jan 10th, 2016 | 0

By DOTTY NIST          A county commission-appointed panel’s months’-long process of reviewing applications for RESTORE Act direct funding concluded late in 2015 with a list of projects and rankings. It will now be the responsibility of the Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) to select the project or projects to receive […]

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Anniversary of Walton County’s founding celebrated on Eastern Lake

Jan 10th, 2016 | 0

  By DOTTY NIST The anniversary of Walton County’s founding was celebrated on Dec. 29, as has been the tradition since 2004. Brenda Rees, initiator of the event, hosted the celebration at her Eastern Lake home.

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Headline news 1.7.16

Jan 10th, 2016 | 0

Headline news 1/7/16 BCC CONSIDERING PROJECTS TO RECEIVE RESTORE ACT FUNDING Decision soon on $5.7 million “Pot 1” recipient(s) _____ HAPPY ANNIVERSARY, WALTON COUNTY Founding of county celebrated at Eastern Lake _____ NEW YEAR’S POLAR BEAR PLUNGE GETS MORE SUITABLE WEATHER SWFD sponsors annual beach event _____ BEACH BASKETBALL BLOWOUT 2015 Bulldogs and Bobcats boys […]

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