Walton County Heritage Museum

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Lake DeFuniak

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DeFuniak Herald Beach Breeze Headline news 12/15/16

Dec 16th, 2016 | Comments Off on DeFuniak Herald Beach Breeze Headline news 12/15/16

  DFS CITY COUNCIL MEETING DEC. 12 Discusses CHELCO request, U.S. 331 resolution _____ FREEPORT CITY COUNCIL DEC. 13 MEETING Update on possible location of wastewater plant _____ TDC DEC. 6 MEETING Votes on recommendations for beach vending, and other business _____ WALTON COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD DEC. 6 MEETING Approves new name for WISE Training […]

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DeFuniak Springs Woman’s Club Christmas Parade

Dec 16th, 2016 | Comments Off on DeFuniak Springs Woman’s Club Christmas Parade
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Ponce de Leon sweeps four games from Central

Dec 16th, 2016 | Comments Off on Ponce de Leon sweeps four games from Central

By PATRICK CASEY HOLMES COUNTY-  It was a busy week for the Ponce de Leon Pirates as both the girls and boys basketball teams faced Central High School, then traveled to Bethlehem for the latest rendition of the Holmes County Christmas Tournament. The Lady Pirates defeated the Jaguars on Dec. 6 to earn another District […]

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Walton County Tourism council votes on recommendations for beach vending, among other business

Dec 16th, 2016 | Comments Off on Walton County Tourism council votes on recommendations for beach vending, among other business

By DOTTY NIST SANTA ROSA BEACH – Recommendations for revision of beach vending rules took up the majority of the Dec. 6 Walton County Tourist Development Council (TDC) meeting, with both vendors and members of the public in attendance to provide input. The meeting took place at the South Walton Annex. Brian Kellenberger, beach operations […]

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Freeport City Council hears update on possible location of new wastewater plant

Dec 16th, 2016 | Comments Off on Freeport City Council hears update on possible location of new wastewater plant

Story by JEFFREY POWELL FREEPORT   – The Freeport City Council held their only regularly scheduled meeting of the month on Dec. 13, 2016, at Freeport City Hall. The meeting was attended by approximately 15 members of the general public. Councilwoman Jennifer Laird was not in attendance. The meeting began with a short briefing by […]

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DFS City Council Dec. 12 meeting discusses CHELCO request, resolution to FDOT

Dec 16th, 2016 | Comments Off on DFS City Council Dec. 12 meeting discusses CHELCO request, resolution to FDOT

  By ELIZABETH SINCLAIR DEFUNIAK SPRINGS – Following a Dec. 5 planning board recommendation to forward CHELCO land change requests, the Defuniak Springs City voted to proceed with the matter at its Dec. 12 meeting. CHELCO is asking the city to annex property next to its operation complex on U.S. 331 North which was annexed into […]

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Headline news 12/8/16

Dec 12th, 2016 | Comments Off on Headline news 12/8/16

  UPDATE ON KAIYA PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT LAWSUIT Challenge to county approval of PUD _____ FREEPORT CHRISTMAS PARADE AND TREE LIGHTING Music, singing and Santa liven up the town _____ ELVES RIDE AGAIN IN SOUTH WALTON Annual event collects gifts for SWFD Angel Tree _____ FREEPORT TOPPLES LAUREL HILL IN BASKETBALL Lady Bulldogs victorious 38-35 […]

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Negotiations continue for WCEA and WCSD

Dec 12th, 2016 | Comments Off on Negotiations continue for WCEA and WCSD
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Lady Seahawks win at Baker

Dec 12th, 2016 | Comments Off on Lady Seahawks win at Baker

By BLAKE MCCORMICK In what may end up being the pivotal game of the season for the South Walton girls basketball team, coach Kevin Craig spent the better part of three quarters visibly frustrated on the sideline, but by the fourth, was joyously fist pumping and giving a celebratory high five to assistant coach Bill […]

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Freeport boys start 3-1

Dec 12th, 2016 | Comments Off on Freeport boys start 3-1

By PATRICK CASEY The Freeport Bulldogs picked up wins over South Walton and Pensacola Christian last week as the boys basketball team is off to a 3-1 start in coach David Felix’s fourth year at the helm of the program. Against South Walton, the Bulldogs posted a 55-43 decision as junior guard Case Woodard scored […]

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