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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 January, 2011

Hundreds take the plunge

Jan 6th, 2011 | 0

Story and photos by JEFFREY POWELL A stiff southeast wind, high surf conditions and cool temperatures did little to detour the spirits of approximately 200 area visitors and locals alike that started off 2011 by taking a plunge in the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday morning, Jan. 1.

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Walton County anniversary is honored

Jan 6th, 2011 | 0

By DOTTY NIST Walton County’s 186th birthday was celebrated on Dec. 29 at the home of Lane and Brenda Rees on Eastern Lake. Guests filled the Rees’ home and deck for the celebration, known as Walton County 200 Countdown. Brenda Rees, a Walton County native and historian, started the annual tradition in 2004 as a […]

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Habitat Conservation Plan on Jan. 11 agenda

Jan 6th, 2011 | 0

By  DOTTY NIST County commissioners will again be discussing the proposed Walton County Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP), and a decision on the plan may come at their Jan. 11 regular meeting.

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County commission to hear Whiskey Bravo proposal

Jan 6th, 2011 | 0

By DOTTY NIST County commissioners will be considering a development proposal involving the rebuilding of the former Wheelhouse Restaurant on CR-30A in Seagrove as a new restaurant known as 723 Whiskey Bravo. The public hearing for the restaurant is scheduled for the Jan. 11 regular meeting of the Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC).

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