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 January, 2013

Headline News 1.3.13

Jan 3rd, 2013 | Comments Off

THE YEAR IN REVIEW: 2012 Top stories and photos. _____ PREVIEW: BCC HEARING ON BEACH ACTIVITIES ORDINANCE Issues for Jan. 8 public hearing _____ FREEPORT BASKETBALL TOURNEY PDL girls take second place, Walton boys take fourth. _____ POLAR BEARS TAKE THE PLUNGE! Photos from annual south Walton New Year’s tradition. _____ WALTON COUNTY ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATED [...]

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Walton County Anniversary celebrated

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Story and photos by DOTTY NIST The countdown to Walton County’s 200th birthday continued on Dec. 29 with a celebration on Eastern Lake.

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Polar bear plunge moved to the pool

Jan 3rd, 2013 | Comments Off

Story and photos by JEFFREY POWELL For the first time in nearly a decade no one plunged into the Gulf of Mexico behind the Watercolor Inn and Resort on the first day of the new year. It was not for lack of interest or possible polar bear participants but for the conditions of the choppy [...]

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BCC to consider revisions to beach ordinance, dog beach permits for tourists

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By DOTTY NIST Revisions to Walton County’s Beach Activities Ordinance are to be considered by county commissioners at a Jan. 8 public hearing. The proposed revisions come after three public workshops held on the ordinance by Walton County Administration.

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PDL girls take second place at Hilton Sandestin Beach Basketball Blowout

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By PATRICK CASEY The eight team Hilton Sandestin Beach Basketball Blowout girls basketball tournament got underway on Dec. 28 at Freeport Middle School with four members of the Area 5 taking part, three against out-of-state competition.

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Walton boys finish fourth at Hilton Sandestin Beach Basketball Blowout

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By PATRICK CASEY and REID TUCKER The Walton Braves basketball team made county history in 2012 by finishing fourth at the 18th Annual Hilton Sandestin Beach Basketball Blowout tournament, which wrapped on New Year’s Eve.

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