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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DeFuniak Springs EDC makes recommendation to council to move forward with Mainstreet program

Apr 26th, 2017 | Comments Off on DeFuniak Springs EDC makes recommendation to council to move forward with Mainstreet program

By ALICIA LEONARD “The Mainstreet program although not a grant is a technical support program through federal and state lines that has a coordinator that helps communities like DeFuniak Springs bring the Mainstreet program into being” DeFuniak Springs Grant Writer and Coordinator Chris Mitchell told the DeFuniak Springs Economic Development Committee (DFSEDC) at their April […]

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Davis resigns as Walton County attorney

Apr 26th, 2017 | Comments Off on Davis resigns as Walton County attorney

  Lasting longer than many that came the few years before him, Mark Davis turned in his resignation letter as county attorney to Walton County officials April 17, 2017. Davis said in the letter that it had been an honor to serve the commissioners but had received a job opportunity that he felt was in […]

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South Walton baseball closes in on top seed

Apr 18th, 2017 | Comments Off on South Walton baseball closes in on top seed

By PATRICK CASEY A two run home run by Adam Richards in the bottom of the third inning and a solid pitching performance by Taylor Collier helped the South Walton baseball team to a 5-2 home victory over Jay on April 5 in a District 3, Class A contest. The Seahawks, who are 7-0 in […]

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Completion of expanded Walton U.S. 331 bay bridge and new public park celebrated

Apr 18th, 2017 | Comments Off on Completion of expanded Walton U.S. 331 bay bridge and new public park celebrated

By DOTTY NIST “There are many so many things we have to look forward to in Northwest Florida, nothing greater than this bridge,” said State Senator George Gainer (R-Panama City) told a large group of citizens, state and local officials and other dignitaries on April 7. The occasion marked the long-awaited completion of the new […]

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Headline news 4/6/17

Apr 13th, 2017 | Comments Off on Headline news 4/6/17

BCC VOTES TO PURCHASE FREEPORT PROPERTY For single location of Planning Department _____ CUSTOMARY USE BEACH ORDINANCE NOW IN EFFECT Injunction attempts fail in lawsuits _____ COURT REMOVES CINDY MEADOWS AND LARRY JONES FROM LAWSUIT Laird v. Walton County _____ WALTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT HONORS ANDERSON Dedication of Walton Initiative for Success _____ PAXTON ATHLETIC […]

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DeFuniak Springs Marvel of Flight helps kids imagination fly

Apr 13th, 2017 | Comments Off on DeFuniak Springs Marvel of Flight helps kids imagination fly
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Strong line of storms move through Walton County

Apr 13th, 2017 | Comments Off on Strong line of storms move through Walton County
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Ponce de Leon Pirates Sweep Malone

Apr 13th, 2017 | Comments Off on Ponce de Leon Pirates Sweep Malone

By PATRICK CASEY It was a good Friday afternoon for the Ponce de Leon Pirates as both softball and baseball posted wins over District 1, Class A foe Malone. The softball team posted a 9-3 decision over the Tigers behind the play of pitcher Devyn Butorac and the hitting of Taylor West. The Pirates built […]

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Walton School District celebrates Anderson’s 41-year educational legacy with dedication

Apr 13th, 2017 | Comments Off on Walton School District celebrates Anderson’s 41-year educational legacy with dedication

By ALICIA LEONARD As the Herald-Breeze goes to press a celebration will be taking place in the form of a dedication ceremony as the Walton Initiative for Success in Education (Wise) center will be renamed the Carlene H. Anderson Training Center the afternoon of April 4, 2017. Anderson, a life-long educator and District Superintendent from […]

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Walton County Officials vote to buy Freeport office units for planning department, look at north-of-bay parcels for recreation

Apr 13th, 2017 | Comments Off on Walton County Officials vote to buy Freeport office units for planning department, look at north-of-bay parcels for recreation

By DOTTY NIST In a move aimed at relieving overcrowding of Walton County Planning and Development Services, consolidating the department, and providing for additional services to the public, Walton County officials recently voted to purchase 24 office units in Freeport. County commissioners have also directed staff to negotiate for the purchase of six parcels located […]

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