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!

Awesome
Weather Forecast
April 2013
M T W T F S S
« Mar   May »
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930  

Archive for April, 2013

Tourism council approves 2013-14 proposed budget

Apr 30th, 2013 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST The South Walton Tourist Development (TDC) has approved a proposed budget for fiscal year 2013-14 totaling approximately $15.1 million.

Read full post...

Classified Ads 4.18.2013

Apr 19th, 2013 | Comments Off

4-WHEELERS CRAZY CARLS ATV’s SALES and service and parts all makes, Several used ATVs and dirt bikes. www.panhandlepowersports.com 951-2525. 4tp.3/21-4/11 —————————————– MOTORCYCLES/ PARTS CRAZY CARLS MOTORCYCLES repairs, accessories, tires and installation. www.panhandlepowersports.com. 951-2525. 4tp 3/21-4/11 —————————————- PETS/ PET SUPPLIES LOST DOG, black Australian shepherd/ lab ,ix, female wearing a red collar. last seen in New [...]

Read full post...

Headline News 4.18.2013

Apr 19th, 2013 | Comments Off

BCC TO INTERVIEW NINE CANDIDATES FOR TDC DIRECTOR Director of county DOC to assist in interim oversight. _____ BCC TO ENLIST HELP IN FINDING NEW ADMINISTRATOR Investigation into Halfhill reportedly proceeding. _____ APRIL 9 TDC MEETING Approves strategic plan. _____ WALTON COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION APRIL 11 MEETING Idyll Hound Beer applies to build brewery. _____ [...]

Read full post...

Tourism council approves strategic plan

Apr 19th, 2013 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST A strategic plan document compiled by South Walton Tourist Development (TDC) advertising agency Zehnder Communications was presented at the tourism council’s April 9 meeting at the Walton County District 5 office.

Read full post...

TDC director candidates interviews on tap, temporary oversight set up

Apr 19th, 2013 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST County commissioners have agreed to interview nine candidates for the vacant South Walton Tourist Development Council (TDC) executive director position, have set a salary range for the position, and have provided for temporary oversight of the TDC.

Read full post...

Freeport City Council to make offer on Owl’s Head parcel

Apr 19th, 2013 | Comments Off

By BEN GRAFTON

Read full post...

BCC to enlist help finding new county administrator

Apr 19th, 2013 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST Assistant County Administrator Gerry Demers will again be heading up Walton County Administration for at least a number of months, as county commissioners look to the Florida Association of Counties (FAC) to recommend candidates for the vacant county administrator position. These were decisions made by the Walton County Board of County Commissioners [...]

Read full post...

Freeport City Council to make offer on Owl’s Head parcel

Apr 19th, 2013 | Comments Off

By BEN GRAFTON At the Freeport City Council meeting of April 9, City Planner Latilda Hughes presented the second reading of a proposed ordinance to revise the Industrial Use section of the City’s Land Development Code. The Council adopted the ordinance.

Read full post...

Legal Notices 4.18.2013

Apr 18th, 2013 | Comments Off

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WALTON COUNTY, STATE OF FLORIDA JUVENILE DIVISION DEPENDENCY ACTION CASE NO: 11-DP-133 IN THE INTEREST OF: A.T.M. (male, DOB 12/18/1998), et al., minor children. NOTICE OF TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS HEARING TO: EDWARD A. DURHAM, whereabouts unknown, last known to be in Florala, [...]

Read full post...

Headline News 4.11.2013

Apr 11th, 2013 | Comments Off

    DFS CITY COUNCIL APRIL 8 MEETING Retiring mayor receives plaque, ovation. _____   WALTON COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD APRIL 2 MEETING Odom donates land for future Hammock Bay school. _____   SARA COMANDER HOLDS TOWN HALL MEETING APRIL 8 RESTORE Act, 30A, Spring Break topics of discussion. _____   SOUTH WALTON COMMUNITY COUNCIL FORUM [...]

Read full post...