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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Headline news 1/5/17

Jan 9th, 2017 | Comments Off on Headline news 1/5/17

  BCC APPROVES CONTRACT FOR TRANSPORTATION STUDY Sets committee meeting dates, approves payment of legal fees _____ SWFD POLAR BEAR PLUNGE Hundreds brave rain for annual fundraiser _____ HAPPY BIRTHDAY WALTON COUNTY! Dec. 29 celebration spotlights the Satsuma _____ FLOOD LEADS TO DROWNING Man found near Shoal River _____ IMPACT 100 OF NW FLORIDA ANNOUNCES […]

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PLUNGERS TAKE TO THE cool gulf waters.

Jan 9th, 2017 | Comments Off on PLUNGERS TAKE TO THE cool gulf waters.
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Check presented to Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) by the not-for-profit corporation Walton Skate Society (Walton Sk8s)

Jan 9th, 2017 | Comments Off on Check presented to Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) by the not-for-profit corporation Walton Skate Society (Walton Sk8s)
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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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Walton County Anniversary Celebration continues with focus on local satsumas  

Jan 9th, 2017 | Comments Off on Walton County Anniversary Celebration continues with focus on local satsumas  

Story by DOTTY NIST  “We really are Satsuma Land,” Walton County native and historian Brenda Rees told her guests at the Dec. 29 anniversary celebration of the 1824 founding of Walton County. Satsumas, one of the most cold-tolerant citruses, were the theme for this year’s celebration at Rees’ home on Eastern Lake. Growing and eating […]

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Intermodal transportation study, committee meeting dates, and payment of legal fees approved  

Jan 9th, 2017 | Comments Off on Intermodal transportation study, committee meeting dates, and payment of legal fees approved  

By DOTTY NIST  In a relatively brief but animated meeting, their last for 2016, county commissioners opted to approve a contract for an intermodal transportation study, set meeting dates for the newly-created Walton County Customary Use Ordinance Committee, and voted to pay $175,000 in legal fees in connection with a judge’s ruling against the county […]

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Headline news 12/29/16

Jan 2nd, 2017 | Comments Off on Headline news 12/29/16

  THE YEAR IN REVIEW: NEWS Top stories and photos from 2016 _____ THE YEAR IN REVIEW: SPORTS Teams, games, and noteworthy events _____ TWO NEW LAWSUITS FILED AGAINST COUNTY By Greater Driftwood Estates and Rosemary Beach _____ LADY PIRATES NIPPED BY LADY ATOMICS Ponce de Leon loses 39-36 against Poplar Springs _____ BURGLARY SUSPECT […]

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Walton CAA announces 15 artists chosen to exhibit their original work in the Foster Gallery

Jan 2nd, 2017 | Comments Off on Walton CAA announces 15 artists chosen to exhibit their original work in the Foster Gallery
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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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