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

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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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Freeport High School Key Club helps clean up the coast!

Sep 19th, 2016 | Comments Off on Freeport High School Key Club helps clean up the coast!
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Headline news 9/15/16

Sep 19th, 2016 | Comments Off on Headline news 9/15/16

DFS CITY COUNCIL SEPT. 12 MEETING Hears airport updates, cemetery ordinance amendments _____ FREEPORT CITY COUNCIL SEPT. 13 MEETING Will hire new staff accountant, discusses legal services RFQ _____ WALTON COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION SEPT. 8 MEETING Town Center 1, Dalton Drive retail projects approved _____ REMEMBERING TINA KNIGHT Freeport volleyball coach mourned and celebrated _____ […]

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Walton County Sheriff’s Office deputies take suicidal suspect safely into custody.

Sep 19th, 2016 | Comments Off on Walton County Sheriff’s Office deputies take suicidal suspect safely into custody.

 

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Sandestin Investments withdraws Notice of Proposed Change application

Sep 19th, 2016 | Comments Off on Sandestin Investments withdraws Notice of Proposed Change application

By DOTTY NIST  Walton County –    There will be additional delay with a procedure that will be an important factor for future development at Sandestin Resort, due to Sandestin Investments’ decision to withdraw its Notice of Proposed Change (NOPC) application on Sept. 9. The application had been submitted to the county in September 2015. […]

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Seahawks air attack stifles Hornets 33-6

Sep 19th, 2016 | Comments Off on Seahawks air attack stifles Hornets 33-6

  By PATRICK CASEY South Walton turned a 12-6 halftime lead into a 33-6 win over Cottondale as the Seahawks’ defense kept the Hornets bottled up for most of the second half as the squad improved to 3-0 on the year. Jireh Crittenden had touchdown receptions of 81 and 20 yards to give the host […]

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Town Center 1 townhomes, Dalton Drive retail get Planning Commission nod, thumbs down for Leisure Lake Road abandonment

Sep 19th, 2016 | Comments Off on Town Center 1 townhomes, Dalton Drive retail get Planning Commission nod, thumbs down for Leisure Lake Road abandonment

  By DOTTY NIST  South Walton Annex – Walton County  –  Six development proposals and other requests have cleared the Walton County Planning Commission with favorable votes, while the county board voted unanimously against one proposal, a road abandonment, moving forward. The decisions took place at the planning commission’s Sept. 8 regular meeting at the South […]

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Here comes the sun

Sep 19th, 2016 | Comments Off on Here comes the sun

By ALICIA LEONARD DeFuniak Springs – Community, chamber, and co-op members got to see a glimpse of what a sunny future might look like with the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting at the new Choctawhatchee Electric Cooperative, Inc.(CHELCO) solar demo the afternoon of Sept. 8. A respectable size group gathered to enjoy a […]

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WALTON COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER Pet of the Week!

Sep 19th, 2016 | Comments Off on WALTON COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER Pet of the Week!

THE WALTON COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER has more than 100 dogs and cats hoping to go HOME with their forever families before it’s too late. Our adoption fee is just $55 and that includes spay/neuter, microchip and all required shots. In some cases, you can take your new friend home with you the very same day. […]

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LITTLE LEAGUE COACH ARRESTED FOR SEEKING SEX WITH 10-YEAR-OLD & CHILD PORN

Sep 16th, 2016 | Comments Off on LITTLE LEAGUE COACH ARRESTED FOR SEEKING SEX WITH 10-YEAR-OLD & CHILD PORN

  For Immediate Release September 16, 2016 DeFuniak Springs, Fla— A little league coach is behind bars after investigators discover he is actively soliciting to engage in sexual acts with girls as young as 10 years old. On August 20th a concerned citizen from Walton County came forward to report a suspect trying to solicit […]

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Headline news 9/8/16

Sep 13th, 2016 | Comments Off on Headline news 9/8/16

  OVERVIEW OF DFS CITY COUNCIL BUDGET TALKS Tentative increase in millage rate _____ COUNTY CONTINUES ENFORCEMENT OF NO OBSTRUCTIONS ON BEACH Enforcement initiated for 24 individual properties since July 19 _____ COUNTY SUED OVER DENIAL OF B&B PROPOSAL Summer House project in Inlet Beach _____ ST. JOE COMPANY PROPOSES PLAN FOR WETLANDS IN WALTON […]

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