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


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 2008

What it takes to run “Time, thick skin, money and a need to serve”

Sep 10th, 2008 | 0

By ALICIA LEONARD An oft-bemoaned issue around election time, is why more qualified people don’t run for office. Long before the last ballot was counted for the Walton primary election, the Herald started asking just what does it take to run for office? Many participants in the local races offered up some of their experiences [...]

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H.U.D. program leads to arrest

Sep 10th, 2008 | Comments Off

Staff Reports As the result of an investigation conducted by the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development Inspector General – Investigations Division, local officials have announced that Walter A. Carman Sr., of DeFuniak Springs, FL., was arrested and convicted of theft of government property. Carman was also charged with Social Security fraud. The theft [...]

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Second half surge lifts Walton past Freeport 35-7

Sep 10th, 2008 | Comments Off

By PATRICK CASEY John Querisma’s 34-yard interception return to start the third quarter turned the momentum for the Walton Braves as the visiting team scored 28 unanswered points on the way to a 35-7 victory over the Freeport Bulldogs. The game was tied at 7-7 at halftime as Nathan Hendrickson’s 85-yard kickoff return with 7:21 [...]

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