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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Plants and pancakes

Feb 7th, 2017 | Comments Off on Plants and pancakes
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DeFuniak Springs sixth annual Snowbird Day

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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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DFS City Council approves marijuana moratorium

Feb 7th, 2017 | Comments Off on DFS City Council approves marijuana moratorium

By ELIZABETH SINCLAIR In the November 2016 general election, Florida voters approved State Amendment 2, “The Compassionate Use Act.” Walton County approved it by over 70 percent.  DeFuniak Springs voting precincts showed over 60 percent approval of the state statute change that would legalize cultivation, production and dispensing of medicinal cannabis. On Jan. 23, the DeFuniak […]

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Couple wins appeal in connection with sky-diving business  

Feb 7th, 2017 | Comments Off on Couple wins appeal in connection with sky-diving business  

By DOTTY NIST A Walton County couple operating a sky-diving business have prevailed in their appeal of an earlier Walton County Circuit Court ruling that their business did not comply with allowable activities for the land use district. The business is known as Skydive North Florida and is operated by James and Melanie Nipper on […]

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Walton County Taxpayers Association holds annual meeting and election

Feb 7th, 2017 | Comments Off on Walton County Taxpayers Association holds annual meeting and election

By DOTTY NIST Observing its 34th year as an organization, the Walton County Taxpayers Association held its annual members’ meeting on Jan. 19, with reports provided and board members and officers elected. The meeting took place at the South Walton Utility Grimaldi Room in Miramar Beach. Serving as an independent, nonpartisan advocate for county taxpayers, […]

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Headline news 1/19/17

Jan 23rd, 2017 | Comments Off on Headline news 1/19/17

  BCC TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED MORATORIUM Medical marijuana and Land Development Code _____ BCC VOTES TO ADVANCE FUNDS FOR FIRE RESCUE RENOVATIONS Still considering transfer of oversight to WCSO _____ BCC APPROVES DALTON DRIVE/30A TRADING CO. PROPOSAL Controversial issue approved 2-1 _____ PLANNING COMMISSION APPROVES AMENDMENTS JAN. 12 Rural Village, small scale […]

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Groundbreaking ceremony for the New Elementary School South in Santa Rosa Beach

Jan 23rd, 2017 | Comments Off on Groundbreaking ceremony for the New Elementary School South in Santa Rosa Beach
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JOHN LOHR and the historic and fully-restored Carrico Bass

Jan 23rd, 2017 | Comments Off on JOHN LOHR and the historic and fully-restored Carrico Bass
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Walton High School Students show their appreciation for police officers

Jan 23rd, 2017 | Comments Off on Walton High School Students show their appreciation for police officers
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