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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South Walton Seahawks outlast Bulldogs 1-0 in pitchers duel

Mar 17th, 2017 | Comments Off on South Walton Seahawks outlast Bulldogs 1-0 in pitchers duel

  By BLAKE MCCORMICK By the time South Walton and Freeport went into extra innings to break their scoreless tie on Feb. 28, it was though the spectators in the big crowd at South Walton’s Hawks Nest had been patiently waiting for a delayed fireworks show in the intra-county district contest.

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South Walton Lady Seahawks advance to Final Four

Mar 2nd, 2017 | Comments Off on South Walton Lady Seahawks advance to Final Four

  By PATRICK CASEY The South Walton girls basketball team would not let a fourth meeting with district rival Baker stand in their way from earning a trip to Lakeland this week as three players scored in double figures in an impressive 51-30 victory over the Gators in the Region 2 Final that was played […]

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South Walton District 3 champs again

Feb 13th, 2017 | Comments Off on South Walton District 3 champs again

By PATRICK CASEY The third meeting between the South Walton girls basketball team and the Baker Gators went a lot like the first two. The Lady Seahawks won yet again. Led by 23 points from senior center Savannah Slade and 19 points from junior forward Allee Coble, the Seahawks built a 25-point lead in the […]

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Lady Braves rally for district championship

Feb 13th, 2017 | Comments Off on Lady Braves rally for district championship

By PATRICK CASEY A Walton basketball team that went 6-20 last season and earned a spot in the Class 5A girls basketball playoffs has grown up this season, posting a 16-6 overall record after recording a dramatic 59-54 victory over district tournament host West Florida Tech on Saturday night to capture the District 1 title […]

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Paxton wraps up 12-0 district run

Feb 7th, 2017 | Comments Off on Paxton wraps up 12-0 district run

By BLAKE MCCORMICK While Laurel Hill will always be Paxton’s top traditional rival, in many ways, Malone has emerged as the Bobcats’ arch nemesis within the last dozen years or so. Fans of both schools have packed each others’ gymnasiums with electric crowds to witness two of the state’s most competitive Class A programs swap […]

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Walton girls defeat Paxton 57-50 Graham scores 30

Feb 7th, 2017 | Comments Off on Walton girls defeat Paxton 57-50 Graham scores 30

By PATRICK CASEY Walton sophomore Haleigh Graham scored 30 points as the Lady Braves rallied from a halftime deficit to pick up a 57-50 home victory over the Paxton Bobcats in a contest that saw the host squad snap a six game losing streak to their county rival. Walton led early in the contest as […]

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South Walton Wraps Up Top Seed Craig Wins 750th Game

Jan 23rd, 2017 | Comments Off on South Walton Wraps Up Top Seed Craig Wins 750th Game

By PATRICK CASEY Senior center Savannah Slade scored 24 points before fouling out in the fourth quarter and the Baker Gators could connect on only 16-of-67 shots from the floor as South Walton wrapped up the #1-seed in the District 3, Class A tournament with a 60-49 home decision over the Okaloosa County squad. South […]

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WALTON opening against West Florida Tech’

Jan 23rd, 2017 | Comments Off on WALTON opening against West Florida Tech’
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Paxton celebrates Senior Night with sweep of Bethlehem

Jan 23rd, 2017 | Comments Off on Paxton celebrates Senior Night with sweep of Bethlehem

  By BLAKE MCCORMICK Zach Varnum scored 21 points while Garrett Bodie added 17 with teammate and Connor Varnum adding 11 as the Paxton Boys defeated Bethlehem 61-46 on Senior Night this past Friday. The Bobcats outscored the visitors from Holmes County in every quarter.

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Boys Beach Basketball Blowout report

Jan 9th, 2017 | Comments Off on Boys Beach Basketball Blowout report

By PATRICK CASEY and BLAKE MCCORMICK Paxton posted a 2-2 mark while Freeport went 1-2 in the 22nd Annual Hilton Sandestin Beach Basketball Blowout that was held last week at Freeport High School. Freeport lost a tight contest in their opener on Dec. 27 as Stewarts Creek rallied from a 26-23 deficit after three quarters […]

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