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 2014

Photos of the Week 2.20.2014

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Headline news 2.20.14

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GERONIMO STREET TO GET TRAFFIC LIGHT AND TURN LANES BCC seeks to enhance safety at busy intersection _____ BCC TO TAKE UP RESOLUTION OPPOSING FIREWORKS BILLS Taking a stand for restricting use of fireworks _____ MOSSY HEAD INDUSTRIAL PARK UPDATE Development to continue _____ FREEPORT CITY COUNCIL FEB. 11 MEETING Annexation program moves ahead _____ [...]

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Freeport annexation program moves ahead

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By BEN GRAFTON The business portion of the Feb. 11 Freeport Council meeting opened when City Planner Latilda Hughes addressed the subject of the draft Freeport Golf Cart Ordinance.

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​Turn lanes and traffic light coming to Geronimo Street/U.S. 98 intersection

Feb 21st, 2014 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST As the result of a recent decision, a traffic light and turn lanes are in the future for the Geronimo Street/U.S. 98 intersection in Miramar Beach.

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Teachers and district shake on deal over teacher raises

Feb 21st, 2014 | Comments Off

By ALICIA LEONARD A tense start to a meeting that lasted around six hours in all, minus a lunch break and several caucuses, ended with district negotiators and teachers union representatives shaking hands over a tentative agreement for teacher and staff raises.

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Development to continue at Mossy Head Industrial Park

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By DOTTY NIST Approval has been granted for the sale of additional acreage at Mossy Head Industrial Park, and county commissioners also recently took a step toward increasing sewer capacity at the county-owned industrial park in northern Walton County.

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Development to continue at Mossy Head Industrial Park

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By DOTTY NIST Approval has been granted for the sale of additional acreage at Mossy Head Industrial Park, and county commissioners also recently took a step toward increasing sewer capacity at the county-owned industrial park in northern Walton County.

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Ten-year plan for Camp Helen State Park revised; community concerns linger

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By DOTTY NIST In the wake of public input in December, the state has made changes to the draft plan for Camp Helen State Park, deleting cabins and related development that had been part of the original plan and shortening a boardwalk proposed to be constructed along the beach.

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Paxton Girls Earn Lakeland Trip: Bobcats Dispatch Atomics 63-42

Feb 21st, 2014 | Comments Off

By PATRICK CASEY The Paxton Bobcats were not to be denied on Friday night as the community showed up in force to watch the Walton County squad earn a 63-42 win over Poplar Springs in the Region 1, Class A final.

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Classified Ads

Feb 21st, 2014 | Comments Off

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