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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CLASSIFIEDS…DECEMBER 11, 2008

Dec 10th, 2008 | Comments Off

PETS & PET SUPPLIES CKC CHIHUAHUA PUPPIES. Ready Dec. 16 in time for Christmas with 1st shots and dewormed. 850-225-3850/850-892-6542. 2tp 12/4-12/11 ———————————————————————————————————————— FULL BLOOD MALE WHITE German Shepherd. 1 year-old. Trained guard dog.  $150. OBO. 850-826-3795. 2tp 12/4-12/11 ———————————————————————————————————————— ABA REGISTERED AMERICAN BULLDOGS – 2 female left. 835-4779. 2tp 12/4-12/11 ———————————————————————————————————————— PUPPIES FOR SALE: [...]

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LEGALS…DECEMBER 11, 2008

Dec 10th, 2008 | Comments Off

IN THE COUNTY COURT, IN AND FOR WALTON COUNTY, FLORIDA SUMMARY CLAIMS DIVISION Case No. 08-SC-536 ARMY AVIATION CENTER FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, Plaintiff, v. JANE ELLEN SEALES, Defendant. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Ms. Jane Seales 211 E. Nursery Road Santa Rosa Beach, Florida 32459 Ms. Jane Seales 158 Long Point Drive Mary Esther, Florida 32569 [...]

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HEADLINES…DECEMBER 11, 2008

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DFS COUNCIL APPROVES FBC EXPANSION Heated words exchanged regarding church’s new preschool building. CITIZENS “TAKEOUT” TAKING TAXPAYERS FOR A RIDE? You want fries with that insurance policy? MILITARY SPOUSES GET TOUR OF DFS The First Ladies of Eglin enjoy a day in the Springs. WCSB WORKING WITH UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA The art of planning developments [...]

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JOLLY BAY PUD PROPONENTS FILE LITIGATION

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By DOTTY NIST Property owners who had proposed the Jolly Bay PUD have sued Walton County in response to the county’s Sept. 22 denial of their mixed-use development proposal. The property owners, Kimberly Maxwell and Carl Post, have filed a petition in circuit court seeking to reverse the denial of Jolly Bay PUD by the [...]

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JOHNSON CLEARED OF ETHICS CHARGE

Dec 10th, 2008 | 0

Walton County Sheriff Ralph Johnson was notified by the Florida Commission on Ethics that the complaint that had been filed against him by Carol Purdy, alleging that Johnson had used public funds to alter the election in his own race, had been dismissed. According to Purdy’s complaint, during the recent election campaign season Sheriff Johnson [...]

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FREEPORT LIGHTS IT’S CHRISTMAS TREE

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By BEN GRAFTON Friday night in front of City Hall, Freeport’s Town Planters Association sponsored the city’s annual Christmas tree lighting event. The weather was cold, but it didn’t bother a cheerful, good-sized crowd, full of Christmas spirit, that turned out for the affair. To open the event, the national flag was raised by local [...]

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SWFD APPROVES SALARY INCREASE FOR CHIEF

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By CHRIS MANSON At Monday’s regular monthly meeting of the South Walton Fire District’s (SWFD) Board of Fire Commissioners, the board approved a five-percent pay increase in pay for Chief Rick Talbert. Chairman Maurice Gilbert briefly explained the appraisal process and said Talbert “is just an outstanding person in all respects. He’s done an amazing [...]

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IT’S A WONDERFUL LIST: FAVORITE CHRISTMAS MOVIES

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It’s a Wonderful List: Favorite Christmas Movies By BRUCE COLLIER This highly subjective list of favorite Christmas movies is not intended to provoke or challenge, but if there are any you feel deserve mention, or if you quarrel with my inclusion of any of these, please write in. Criteria: Made-for-TV or general release feature films [...]

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DFS CITY COUNCIL APPROVES FBC EXPANSION

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By ALICIA LEONARD In a long and sometimes extremely heated exchange between community members and the DeFuniak Springs City Council, the First Baptist Church (FBC) received approval for a zoning change needed to expand their preschool and Sunday school program. Although the Dec. 8 meeting was not a public hearing, the Council agreed to let [...]

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WALTON GIRLS BREAK CATHOLIC STREAK

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By PATRICK CASEY The Walton Lady Braves defeated Pensacola Catholic 69-58 in a District 1, Class 3A contest last week that brought an end to the Crusaders 25-game win streak over the Lady Braves. Catholic, which hadn’t lost to Walton since the 1996 district tournament championship game that was held at Northwest Florida State College [...]

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