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

WCSB APPROVES CELL PHONES ON BUSES

Aug 28th, 2009 | 0

By ASHLEY AMASON Vice-Chair Sharon Roberts absent, the remaining Walton County School Board (WCSB) approved student use of cell phones and other electronic devices on school buses at the Aug. 18 meeting. Director of Transportation Tom Blackshear expressed many bus drivers prefer students have use of electronic devices. Use of these devices is still prohibited [...]

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TOURISM BUSINESS SERIOUS AND COSTLY

Aug 28th, 2009 | 0

By LEAH STRATMANN At the last meeting of the South Walton Tourist Development Council (TDC), County Commissioner Scott Brannon was on hand to tell the council the Board of County Commissioners had passed the ordinance authorizing the half-cent increase in bed tax specifically for the purpose of luring a low-cost airline to the new airport [...]

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DARLINGTON METH BUST

Aug 28th, 2009 | Comments Off

An on-going drug investigation by the Walton County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) into crystal-methamphetamine resulted in two arrests in the Darlington area.  Jason Clayborn Hughes, 42, and Crystal Beth Williams, 21, were taken into custody at a rural mobile home by WCSO narcotic investigators over the weekend.

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OFFICIALS APPROVE AFFORDABLE HOUSING AGREEMENT

Aug 28th, 2009 | 0

By DOTTY NIST A development agreement between Walton County and a company planning to create affordable housing in south Walton County was approved at an Aug. 18 special meeting of the Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC). The development company is Texas-based Kingdom Strategies, L.L.C., and the location is a 24.36-acre parcel across from [...]

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