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 May, 2011

Photos of the Week 5/12/2011

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Classified Ads 5/12/2011

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Headline news 5/12/11

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SUSPECT SOUGHT IN ATTEMPTED BANK ROBBERY Paxton Regions bank. _____ DFS CITY COUNCIL MAY 9 MEETING Hiring freeze lifted, officers get lift home. _____ BCC NAMES NEW COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR Greg Kisela to begin in June. _____ SWFD BOARD MEETING GETS HEATED Rank and file upset over layoffs. _____ BARK PARK UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT Alaqua Animal [...]

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WCSB sets workshop for performance pay evaluations

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By ASHLEY AMASON In 15 minutes, the Walton County School Board breezed through an easy agenda May 3.

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Five police officers ask for ride home after DFS City Council meeting

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By ASHLEY AMASON Chairs were pulled into the aisle, and hallways and fire exits overflowed for the May 9, 2011 Defuniak Springs City Council meeting. Councilman Kermit Wright was sworn in, the Bible held by his wife, Brenda, and granddaughter. As he took the seat formerly held by James Huffman, Mayor Harold Carpenter warned Wright, [...]

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Rank and file upset over SWFD layoffs

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By LEAH STRATMANN Emotions were running high after former executive assistant Diane Brown addressed the board of the South Walton Fire District (SWFD) at the monthly meeting. She said, “In February 2011, the fire chief brought cost saving measures before the board. To date, none of these measures have been implemented; yet the positions of [...]

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Commissioners approve hiring of Kisela as administrator

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By DOTTY NIST As a result of a May 9 decision, Greg Kisela is to become Walton County  administrator.

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Redistricting Committee to finalize recommendations

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By DOTTY NIST Walton County Redistricting Committee members were able to reach a consensus on a plan for future boundaries of county commission and school board districts when they held their second meeting since beginning the task of developing recommendations.

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Freeport Wins Playoff Games

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By PATRICK CASEY Caleb McCormick makes things happen for Freeport athletics. The junior football and baseball player tends to come up with the big play at the right time and proved it on Friday night in a second round baseball playoff game at Panama City Bozeman. His bases-loaded double on an 0-2 pitch in the [...]

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Red Bay Grocery Reopens After Fire

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By LEAH STRATMANN With little fanfare, the Red Bay Grocery, which was heavily damaged from a fire in January, reopened last weekend. The structure has undergone some substantial changes from the original. The community owned grocery/restaurant had been open just shy of three years when the fire broke out.

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