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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Freeport and Chipley put on a show in Kickoff debut

Aug 28th, 2016 | Comments Off on Freeport and Chipley put on a show in Kickoff debut

  By BLAKE MCCORMICK Chipley –   The 2016 Kickoff Classic between the Freeport Bulldogs and the Chipley Tigers this past Friday night was turning into such a thriller that even a large full moon snuck out from behind the home stands at Chipley’s Phillip Rountree Stadium to check out the second half. Unfortunately for […]

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DeFuniak Springs Rotary Club

Aug 28th, 2016 | Comments Off on DeFuniak Springs Rotary Club
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WCSB Aug. 16 meeting notes increased student population, transfers Tivoli gym property

Aug 28th, 2016 | Comments Off on WCSB Aug. 16 meeting notes increased student population, transfers Tivoli gym property

By ALICIA LEONARD South Walton – Superintendent of Schools Carlene Anderson opened the Aug. 16 meeting of the Walton County School Board by telling the board that student population had grown by about 600 this year in Walton schools. She added that the first day of school, thanks to all the parents, staff, teachers, and […]

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Court rules that 10-foot-wide walkway to beach doesn’t create easement to subdivision beachfront

Aug 28th, 2016 | Comments Off on Court rules that 10-foot-wide walkway to beach doesn’t create easement to subdivision beachfront

  By DOTTY NIST WALTON COUNTY – A recent court ruling has rejected the argument of homeowners in the interior of the Gulf Trace subdivision that the dedication of a 10-foot-wide walkway to the beach created an easement for all subdivision lot owners to access and use the subdivision beachfront. In a July 28 order, […]

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THE WALTON BRAVES

Aug 28th, 2016 | Comments Off on THE WALTON BRAVES
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Planning Commission votes to deny Highland House request  

Aug 28th, 2016 | Comments Off on Planning Commission votes to deny Highland House request  

By DOTTY NIST South Walton –      Highland House Bed & Breakfast’s request for approval of a restaurant open to the public was denied by the Walton County Planning Commission on Aug. 11 at the South Walton Annex The request by the bed and breakfast, located on CR-30A just east of Gulf Place, had […]

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Mildred Wilkerson honored as a Woman of Light

Aug 28th, 2016 | Comments Off on Mildred Wilkerson honored as a Woman of Light

  By ELIZABETH SINCLAIR DeFuniak Springs – Mildred Wilkerson was honored by the DeFuniak Springs Woman’s Club as the sixth “Woman of Light” at the Chautauqua Hall of Brotherhood on Aug. 12. Woman of Light recognizes local women who, though their personal contributions, have made positive differences to the community. With each recognition comes a marble plaque […]

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Officials looking to acquire parcels for public beach parking and beach access

Aug 28th, 2016 | Comments Off on Officials looking to acquire parcels for public beach parking and beach access

By DOTTY NIST     DeFuniak Springs–    Walton County will have parking for hundreds more beachgoer vehicles and hundreds more feet of beach access property, funded through the bed tax, if efforts now being pursued by the Walton County Tourist Development Council (TDC) and the county come to fruition. Executive Director Jay Tusa provided […]

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DeFuniak Economic Development Committee feel out future

Aug 28th, 2016 | Comments Off on DeFuniak Economic Development Committee feel out future

  By ALICIA LEONARD DeFuniak Springs – The DeFuniak Springs Economic Development Committee met the evening of Aug. 11, 2016 for their regular monthly meeting, and to discuss the administration of future grants, approve past meeting minutes and how citizen volunteers on the board feel about a recent call at a past city council meeting […]

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Walton Middle School ribbon cutting

Aug 25th, 2016 | Comments Off on Walton Middle School ribbon cutting

DeFuniak Springs – The  Walton Area Chamber of Commerce held the grand opening of the Walton Middle School for members and the general public this morning. You can find both videos on our youtube channel at the links below.   https://youtu.be/GcWjJSVCm_c   https://youtu.be/oN2VsDV3NQI  

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