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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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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PAXTON BOYS basketball team is off to a 9-1 start

Jan 2nd, 2017 | Comments Off on PAXTON BOYS basketball team is off to a 9-1 start

 

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Lady Pirates nipped by Atomics

Jan 2nd, 2017 | Comments Off on Lady Pirates nipped by Atomics

  State of Florida, you have been served notice. If the Lady Atomics of Poplar Spring’s 20 wins and playoff berth last season didn’t convince you, or their previous 10-1 record going into this past week’s game with Ponce De Leon didn’t validate the legitimacy of the program, try this…

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FREEPORT BOYS basketball team is competing at Disney World

Dec 26th, 2016 | Comments Off on FREEPORT BOYS basketball team is competing at Disney World
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Ponce de Leon sweeps four games from Central

Dec 16th, 2016 | Comments Off on Ponce de Leon sweeps four games from Central

By PATRICK CASEY HOLMES COUNTY-  It was a busy week for the Ponce de Leon Pirates as both the girls and boys basketball teams faced Central High School, then traveled to Bethlehem for the latest rendition of the Holmes County Christmas Tournament. The Lady Pirates defeated the Jaguars on Dec. 6 to earn another District […]

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Lady Seahawks win at Baker

Dec 12th, 2016 | Comments Off on Lady Seahawks win at Baker

By BLAKE MCCORMICK In what may end up being the pivotal game of the season for the South Walton girls basketball team, coach Kevin Craig spent the better part of three quarters visibly frustrated on the sideline, but by the fourth, was joyously fist pumping and giving a celebratory high five to assistant coach Bill […]

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Freeport boys start 3-1

Dec 12th, 2016 | Comments Off on Freeport boys start 3-1

By PATRICK CASEY The Freeport Bulldogs picked up wins over South Walton and Pensacola Christian last week as the boys basketball team is off to a 3-1 start in coach David Felix’s fourth year at the helm of the program. Against South Walton, the Bulldogs posted a 55-43 decision as junior guard Case Woodard scored […]

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A legacy entrenched: Jim Anderson got the most out of Freeport

Dec 5th, 2016 | Comments Off on A legacy entrenched: Jim Anderson got the most out of Freeport

By BLAKE MCCORMICK Freeport, Fla. – In 1999, Jim Anderson, then a locally unknown, affable coach with a winning resume, applied for the head football coaching vacancy at Freeport High School. Former Principal Jim Hicks didn’t hire the coach who was two years removed from taking tiny Mayo-Lafayette to the Class A state championship game, […]

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Lady Seahawks scrape by Holmes County

Nov 29th, 2016 | Comments Off on Lady Seahawks scrape by Holmes County

By BLAKE MCCORMICK It wasn’t pretty and it took a couple more games than optimally desired, but in a battle of two highly touted Class A teams, South Walton’s Lady Seahawks got their first win of the season, with a strenuous 59-53 victory over Holmes County in front of a half-filled gymnasium at the Hawks […]

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