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 October, 2011

Land transaction issue dominates commission meeting

Oct 6th, 2011 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST Walton County commissioners spent a large portion of their meeting time on Sept. 27 discussing a land transaction that had taken place almost a year earlier.

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Paxton Town Council approves FY 2012 budgets and last year’s over-expenditures

Oct 6th, 2011 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER Line-itemized budget data regarding over- and under-expenditures and exact revenue figures showed that the city of Paxton turned a $74,626.79 profit in Fiscal Year 2011 (at least as far as the general fund budget is concerned).

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Freeport City Council gets little turnout for budget meeting

Oct 6th, 2011 | Comments Off

By BEN GRAFTON At a special advertised meeting lasting less than 10 minutes on Tuesday, Sept. 27, the Freeport City Council adopted its 2011 – 2012 fiscal year budget of $3,715,410. The ad valorem tax millage rate that accompanies the budget was set at 4.73 mills, a figure not exceeding the “roll back” rate.

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Freeport stripes Graceville Tigers 34-6 in non-district road game

Oct 6th, 2011 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER Freeport defense picked apart Graceville, as the Bulldogs intercepted four passes, recovered three fumbles and stopped two fourth-down conversions on the way to a 34-6 rout of the Tigers.

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Pryor family’s Gaskin farmstead added to Florida registry of 100-year-old farms

Oct 6th, 2011 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services presented Arnie “Junior” Pryor with an award certifying his Gaskin farmstead as a Florida Century Pioneer Family Farm.

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Photos of the Week

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The McDonald family chosen as Farm Family of the Year

Oct 6th, 2011 | Comments Off

Story by JEFFREY POWELL Another day is coming to an end as Garrett and Karley McDonald drive several head of cattle toward their pen for the night.

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