Walton County Heritage Museum

Learn more about the history of Walton County

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Walton County Courthouse

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Lake DeFuniak

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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Archive for 2009

LEGALS…AUGUST 13, 2009

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TDA#09TX2212 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that TARPON IV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as [...]

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CLASSIFIEDS…AUGUST 13, 2009

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WANTED WANTED: WOMEN’S ROCKER RECLINER. 951-0877. 1tp 8/13 —————————————————————————– WANTED: CASH PAIDED for 10-40 acre with nice spring fed pond that would make a nice farm in Florida, Alabama, or  most any place. 837-3428/218-3966 cell. 2tp 8/6-8/13 —————————————————————————– HUNTING MEMBERSHIP Attention hunters Looking for members for Alabama Hunting Club. Call 386-776-1143 for more information. tfc [...]

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PHOTOS…AUGUST 13, 2009

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  MAYOR HAROLD CARPENTER presented Greg Scoville and the Complete Count Committee with a proclamation from the city declaring the importance of the partnership between the city and the 2010 census.

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  CATHERINE CAMPBELL KING, former teacher and Walton County Clerk of Courts from 1981 – 1996, passed away August 8, 2009.

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  Former Freeport basketball player Jamey Goddin has signed a scholarship to continue his playing career at Jefferson Davis Community College.

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  PAMELA BUSSERT and a few of her fine feathered friends. She is joined by Squeeker, Henry, Bam Bam, Buddy and Sunny. (Photo by Jeffrey Powell)

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HEADLINES…AUGUST 13, 2009

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WALTON COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD MEETS Looks forward to opening of new Walton High School. SWFD MEETING HONORS JUNIOR LIFEGUARDS Agenda also notes increase in call volume. POLITICAL CANDIDATES SPEAK Evers, Hill, Murzin interviewed. CATHERINE C. KING MOURNED Former Clerk of Court passes on. FLU VICTIM REMEMBERED First reported H1N1 death in Walton County. CLUNKERS A [...]

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NEW WHS RIBBON-CUTTING AUG. 17

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By ASHLEY AMASON Spirits were high at the Aug. 4 Walton County School Board (WCSB) meeting as Coordinator of Facilities Mark Gardner announced he had received a certificate of occupancy for the new Walton High School. The ribbon-cutting ceremony is set for Aug. 17 at   9 a.m. With Mildred Wilkerson and Darrell Barnhill absent, the [...]

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REMEMBERING CATHERINE C. KING

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    Following the loss of Catherine Campbell King, local officials and friends took pause to honor the remarkable woman who served as a Walton County school teacher and Clerk of Courts from 1981-1996. Current Clerk of Courts Martha Ingle said, “Catherine King was a dear friend and outstanding mentor to me during her tenure as [...]

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DEFUNIAK SPRINGS CITY COUNCIL APPROVES PURCHASE OF OLD HEALTH DEPARTMENT BUILDING

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By ALICIA LEONARD At its regular meeting on August 10, The DeFuniak Springs City Council approved unanimously the purchase price for the old Walton County Health Department building. The building is equally owned by the city and county. The appraised amount came to $180,000. The city will split the cost and pay $90,000 for the [...]

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