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

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Hotel DeFuniak

Built in 1920, completely restored, the perfect place to stay!

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Challenge to county approval of Kaiya PUD ongoing in court

Dec 12th, 2016 | Comments Off on Challenge to county approval of Kaiya PUD ongoing in court

By DOTTY NIST  The owner of a single-family residence adjacent to part of the Kaiya Planned Unit Development (PUD) is opposing the county’s approval of the mixed-use development, alleging that the approval was “inconsistent with the Walton County Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Code.” The property owner and plaintiff, Tallahassee resident Edward M. Mitchell, filed […]

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Elf Riders pedal the true spirit of the season

Dec 12th, 2016 | Comments Off on Elf Riders pedal the true spirit of the season

By DOTTY NIST For the ninth year, the South Walton Elf Ride helped bring the spirit of giving to the Christmas season. As has been the local tradition, on Dec. 4 elves, either walking or on bicycles decorated for the holidays, met for a 1 1/2-mile trek to the South Walton Fire District (SWFD) WaterColor […]

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Freeport holds Christmas parade and tree lighting program

Dec 12th, 2016 | Comments Off on Freeport holds Christmas parade and tree lighting program

By JEFFREY POWELL Hundreds of spectators gathered on Friday evening, Dec. 2, for the annual Freeport Christmas parade and tree lighting program. Visitors were greeted with cool but comfortable temperatures as the parade made its way through town ending just west of the Freeport City Hall. After the parade, children of all ages were able […]

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WALTON COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER RECEIVES DONATION OF MEDICAL SUPPLIES FROM HEALTHMARK

Dec 7th, 2016 | Comments Off on WALTON COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER RECEIVES DONATION OF MEDICAL SUPPLIES FROM HEALTHMARK

For Immediate Release per WCSO December 7, 2016 DeFuniak Springs, Fla— A local hospital assists the Walton County Animal Shelter in their mission to care for our counties homeless animals. The Walton County Animal Shelter, located in DeFuniak Springs, Florida, is managed by the Walton County Sheriff’s Office. As an open-admission shelter, the Walton County […]

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Triangle Chevrolet Buick lends support to Automotive Service Technology students at ECTC

Dec 7th, 2016 | Comments Off on Triangle Chevrolet Buick lends support to Automotive Service Technology students at ECTC
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Headline news 12/1/16

Dec 5th, 2016 | Comments Off on Headline news 12/1/16

  BCC NOV. 22 MEETING GETS ON WITH BUSINESS Swearing-in of new and re-elected members, reorganization and updates _____ DFS CITY COUNCIL NOV. 28 MEETING Talks agendas, airport contract and city manager _____ FALL FESTIVAL HELD AT 30A RETAIL CENTER People, Places & Things _____ JIM ANDERSON: A LEGEND ENTRENCHED Career of retired Freeport coach […]

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LUCKY, the 30A 10K turkey mascot

Dec 5th, 2016 | Comments Off on LUCKY, the 30A 10K turkey mascot
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REORGANIZATION OF THE WALTON COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD

Dec 5th, 2016 | Comments Off on REORGANIZATION OF THE WALTON COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD
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A legacy entrenched: Jim Anderson got the most out of Freeport

Dec 5th, 2016 | Comments Off on A legacy entrenched: Jim Anderson got the most out of Freeport

By BLAKE MCCORMICK Freeport, Fla. – In 1999, Jim Anderson, then a locally unknown, affable coach with a winning resume, applied for the head football coaching vacancy at Freeport High School. Former Principal Jim Hicks didn’t hire the coach who was two years removed from taking tiny Mayo-Lafayette to the Class A state championship game, […]

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DeFuniak Springs City Council Nov. 28 meeting talks about agendas, airport and city manager

Dec 4th, 2016 | Comments Off on DeFuniak Springs City Council Nov. 28 meeting talks about agendas, airport and city manager

By ELIZABETH SINCLAIR DeFuniak Springs – As there were no minutes to approve at the Nov. 28 DeFuniak Springs City Council meeting, the council moved on to the consent agenda and citizen comments. Currently, the agenda reads “Consent agenda items to be removed for further discussion” then “Citizen comments” followed by the consent agenda. The […]

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