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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Archive for 2011

Photos of the Week 9/15/2011

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Classified Ads 9/15/2011

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FOUND/LOST Found wedding band at Wal-Mart 8/5/11 850-892-3462 or 903-785-3788. 2tp 9/8-9/15 ———————————————— WANTED Looking for a portable concrete mixer. Contact Richard Bacon at 951-2907. 4tp 8/25-9/15 ———————————————— LIVESTOCK/livestock supplies 5 AUTOMATIC (only 3 left) Cattle Waters. $20 each. Call 892-5734 leave message.4tc  9.1-9/22 ———————————————— HAY FOR SALE MOSSY HEAD $45/bale. Call to pickup 951-0809. [...]

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Headline News – September 15, 2011

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WALTON COUNTY BUDGET HEARING SEPT. 12 Nearly $700,000 trimmed. _____ DFS CITY COUNCIL 9/12 MEETING Talks various cost reduction measures. _____ DFS PLANNING BOARD SEPT. 6 MEETING Proposal for crematorium turned down. _____ SCHOOL BOARD SEPT. 6 MEETING Approves final plans for Walton Athletic Complex. _____ RURAL RELIEF UPDATE “Beacon of hope”gets some support. _____ [...]

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DeFuniak Springs City Council discusses proposed cost reduction measures

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By REID TUCKER The DeFuniak Springs City Council addressed potentially cost-saving actions ranging from changes to the city’s cell phone plans to decisions about renovating or demolishing the old Walton County Health Department building.

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Planning Board recommends denial of Evans’ request

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by ALICIA LEONARD The DeFuniak Springs Planning Board met at their regularly scheduled time on Sept. 6. The board opened to unanimously approve the Aug. 1, 2011 minutes before moving on to the one request on their agenda.

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County cuts $699,341 more from budget

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By DOTTY NIST Mostly due to early retirements of county staff members, Walton County has reduced its tentative budget from the number tentatively approved in July by almost $700,000.

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Rural relief remains a beacon of hope in north Walton

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By LEAH STRATMANN The first day after the Labor Day holiday brought no surcease to the needs of the rural poor in north Walton County. The first pantry in September revealed 125 families applying for assistance in feeding their families, despite the fact that a good summer season employed many of these same people.

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WCSB approves final plans for Walton Athletic Complex

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By ALICIA LEONARD The Walton County School Board met in their regularly scheduled meeting Sept. 6. The board moved through their agenda opening items, approving past minutes and the agenda before them unanimously.

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Freeport Wins With Big Plays

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By PATRICK CASEY The Freeport Bulldogs got runs of 79 and 75 yards out of sophomore quarterback Gabe Moore for touchdowns as the host squad defeated South Walton 39-13 on Friday night in Freeport. Moore, who also threw two touchdown passes on the evening, wound up with 192 rushing yards on only nine carries as [...]

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