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…SEPTEMBER 10, 2009

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TDA#09TX2289 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that ELLA III, 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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CLASSIFIED ADS…SEPTEMBER 10, 2009

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LOST/FOUND Australian Shepherd. Blue Merle Has one blue and one brown eye. No Tail. Wearing black collar. Answers to the name of Bo. Family pet, loved much by their children. Lost near the corner of  Woodyard Rd and Bob Sikes Rd. Please call 865-5812. ———————————————————————- HUNTING MEMBERSHIP Attention hunters Looking for members for Alabama Hunting [...]

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HEADLINES…SEPTEMBER 10, 2009

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EXPLOSIVE DEVICE FOUND NEAR DFS Suspect arrested. SUSPECT STILL AT LARGE IN DFS BANK ROBBERY Computerized sketch made. WE HAVE A WINNER! Freeport resident wins first Football Challenge contest. WALTON COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD MEETS Short agenda confirms personnel, votes on walls. WALTON COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER NEARS COMPLETION Mid-November target date. PAN  CARE OPENS IN SOUTH [...]

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EXPLOSIVE DEVICE FOUND IN HOME

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A narcotics search warrant served at a residence west of DeFuniak Springs on the morning of Sept. 8 led to the discovery of a possible explosive-like device inside the home.  Walton County Sheriff’s Office narcotics investigators found what appeared to be a pipe bomb inside the home at 1884 Woodyard Road. Once the device was [...]

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METH LAB, MARIJUANA DISCOVERED NEAR DEFUNIAK SPRINGS

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An early morning search warrant served at a mobile home northwest of DeFuniak Springs resulted in the arrest of the occupant on a host of felony related drug charges. Walton County Sheriff’s investigators found a meth lab along with the chemicals used in the manufacture of the highly addictive narcotic inside the home at 413 [...]

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SUSPECT STILL AT LARGE IN BANK TRUST ROBBERY SEPT. 4

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Lawmen are still searching for a suspect who allegedly held up the Bank Trust at 993 U.S. 331 South in DeFuniak Springs on Friday, Sept. 4. A release from the DeFuniak Springs Police Department (DFSPD) stated that the hold-up took place at around 12:25 p.m., when a white male entered the Bank Trust and demanded [...]

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OFFICIALS PUT OFF BEACHVIEW HEIGHTS MSBU DECISION

Sep 11th, 2009 | 0

By DOTTY NIST Concerns arising during discussion at a Sept. 1 special meeting resulted in Walton County comissioners putting off action to create a municipal services benefit unit (MSBU) in the Beachview Heights subdivision. However, the commissioners were responsive to public safety concerns in the subdivision—part of the reason for the proposed MSBU—and directed staff [...]

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SPECIAL EXCEPTION APPROVED FOR D&H SAND

Sep 11th, 2009 | 0

By DOTTY NIST After a year and a half of contention between Walton County and the D&H Sand Pit near Rock Hill Road, a settlement agreement recently paved the way for the business to come into compliance with county code. On Aug. 27, the Walton County Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA) approved, with conditions, a [...]

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PANCARE COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER NOW OPEN

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By BEN GRAFTON The PanCare Community Health Center, a non-profit basic primary care medical provider,  is now open. Its offices are in Suite A of the Walton County Health Department Coastal Branch building located on Greenway Trail off of U.S. 331 south of Choctawhatchee Bay. The facility is open three days each week: 8 a.m. [...]

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NEW COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER NEARS COMPLETION

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Walton County construction officials say the new Walton County Animal Control Shelter in DeFuniak Springs is nearing completion.  County leaders expect to have the facility open by mid-November. When complete, the new $1.5 million shelter will include 8,400 square feet “under roof” and will house 80 individual kennels, examining rooms, an adoption room and several [...]

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