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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GAETZ CONTINUES MULLING BID FOR UWF PRESIDENCY

Jul 22nd, 2016 | Comments Off on GAETZ CONTINUES MULLING BID FOR UWF PRESIDENCY

By MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA   THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, July 22, 2016………. As the University of West Florida searches for a new president — and the Aug. 15 application deadline approaches — former state Senate President Don Gaetz says he’ll likely wait until then to decide whether to pursue the top job […]

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July 21, 2016

Jul 22nd, 2016 | Comments Off on July 21, 2016

CASE NO: 2016-0073TD NOTICE OF  APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: WALTON COUNTY, the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as […]

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DeFuniak Herald Beach Breeze in this week’s edition

Jul 20th, 2016 | Comments Off on DeFuniak Herald Beach Breeze in this week’s edition
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DeFuniak EDC discuss main street revitalization

Jul 19th, 2016 | Comments Off on DeFuniak EDC discuss main street revitalization

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FLORIDA – Coordinator for the Florida Department of State Main-Street program, Ronnie Wood, speaks with the DeFuniak EDC as well as Mayor Bob Campbell and city Council members about the economic draw of having city hall in the downtown area during this July 14, 2016 meeting. Read more in this week’s edition. 

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First United Methodist Women offering Back to School Supplies

Jul 18th, 2016 | Comments Off on First United Methodist Women offering Back to School Supplies

  DeFUNIAK SPRINGS, Florida – School supplies for children in need from grades K-12 are available through the School Supply Ministry sponsored by the United Methodist Women of the First United Methodist Church of DeFuniak Springs. Families needing help with back to school items can complete an application at the First United methodist Church at […]

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DEFUNIAK SPRINGS POLICE RECEIVES COMMUNITY SUPPORT

Jul 18th, 2016 | Comments Off on DEFUNIAK SPRINGS POLICE RECEIVES COMMUNITY SUPPORT

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Florida – With the recent tragedy in Dallas and other shootings shedding a negative light on law enforcement, it is comforting to know our community supports what we do. Chief Mark Weeks has received several phone calls from community members and flowers expressing their gratitude and support for the agency and the tough […]

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Walton County eyes new fiscal year budget with no millage increase

Jul 18th, 2016 | Comments Off on Walton County eyes new fiscal year budget with no millage increase

By DOTTY NIST   WALTON COUNTY, FLORIDA  – No millage rate increase is envisioned for Walton County’s budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year. The Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) held two budget workshops in early July, the first of those on July 7 at the Walton County Courthouse, the second on July 11 […]

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FAMILY OF 23 MONTH OLD THANK OFFICER FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE

Jul 18th, 2016 | Comments Off on FAMILY OF 23 MONTH OLD THANK OFFICER FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE

DeFUNIAK SPRINGS, FLORIDA – The parents of a toddler who called for medical treatment came by the Police Department Friday to thank the Officer who helped him. 23 month old Matthew Barton was with his family at WalMart on Monday when he began convulsing. The family asked for help and WalMart employees immediately called 911. […]

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WCSB celebrated for master training, tentative on health insurance changes

Jul 17th, 2016 | Comments Off on WCSB celebrated for master training, tentative on health insurance changes

  By ALICIA LEONARD DEFUNIAK SPRINGS FL -The Walton County School Board (WCSB) changed things up a little due to a Monday holiday, holding their first regular meeting of the month Thursday evening, July 7, 2016 with an insurance workshop starting out at 3:30 p.m., and regular meeting starting at 5 p.m.

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Waterways and Beach Activities Ordinance Update

Jul 16th, 2016 | Comments Off on Waterways and Beach Activities Ordinance Update

Walton County’s current Waterways and Beach Activities Ordinance [No. 2016-16] addresses unpermitted personal property left on the beach overnight. Overnight is defined as the hours between one hour after dusk and one hour before sunrise.

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