Walton County Heritage Museum

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Walton County Courthouse

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One of only two perfectly round lakes in the world

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DeFuniak Herald Beach Breeze Headline news 3/9/17

Mar 20th, 2017 | Comments Off on DeFuniak Herald Beach Breeze Headline news 3/9/17

  DFS CITY COUNCIL HOLDS CODE ENFORCEMENT WORKSHOP “No teeth” in city’s current enforcement code _____ BCC ALLOWS ADDITIONAL TIME FOR RESEARCH ON SPECIAL MAGISTRATE Additional 60 days to prepare report _____ BCC RESPONDS TO PLANNING DEPT. AUDIT FINDINGS Five-page response letter approved _____ WALTON COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION HEARS FROM LOCALS Officials and residents address […]

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Van R. Butler Elementary students get schooled by South Walton County Mosquito Control District (SWCMCD)

Mar 20th, 2017 | Comments Off on Van R. Butler Elementary students get schooled by South Walton County Mosquito Control District (SWCMCD)
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Walton County 4-H Safety Day

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Mayfield honored as the seventh Woman of Light by the DeFuniak Springs Woman’s Club

Mar 20th, 2017 | Comments Off on Mayfield honored as the seventh Woman of Light by the DeFuniak Springs Woman’s Club
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SOUTH WALTON PITCHER ALYSSA SELVEY throws a perfect game

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South Walton Seahawks outlast Bulldogs 1-0 in pitchers duel

Mar 17th, 2017 | Comments Off on South Walton Seahawks outlast Bulldogs 1-0 in pitchers duel

  By BLAKE MCCORMICK By the time South Walton and Freeport went into extra innings to break their scoreless tie on Feb. 28, it was though the spectators in the big crowd at South Walton’s Hawks Nest had been patiently waiting for a delayed fireworks show in the intra-county district contest.

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Walton County Officials allow more time for research on special magistrate/hearing officer

Mar 17th, 2017 | Comments Off on Walton County Officials allow more time for research on special magistrate/hearing officer

By DOTTY NIST  The county commission has approved additional time for their attorney to prepare a report on use of a special magistrate or hearing officer for quasi-judicial land development issues. The approval of the time extension took place at the Feb. 28 Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) regular meeting at the Walton […]

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DeFuniak Springs City Council holds Code Enforcement Workshop

Mar 17th, 2017 | Comments Off on DeFuniak Springs City Council holds Code Enforcement Workshop

  By ELIZABETH SINCLAIR DeFuniak Springs home owners, the City Council and Code Enforcement Officer Dusty Beck (the entire code enforcement department) agree there are no teeth in the city’s enforcement code and there is considerable frustration by all as how to fix it. At the request of Beck, the city council held a workshop […]

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Walton County Legislative Delegation hears from local officials and residents

Mar 17th, 2017 | Comments Off on Walton County Legislative Delegation hears from local officials and residents

 By DOTTY NIST Walton County’s legislative delegation recently received comments and requests for assistance on many fronts, ranging from the environment to infrastructure to children and seniors. On Feb. 27, local officials and citizens alike got their chance to address their representatives in the Florida Legislature, State Representative Brad Drake (R-Eucheeanna) and State Senator George […]

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Headline news 2/23/17

Mar 2nd, 2017 | Comments Off on Headline news 2/23/17

MEDICAL MARIJUANA MORATORIUM APPROVED BCC approves partial 90-day stay, public workshops _____ DALTON DRIVE STILL IN SPOTLIGHT BCC special meeting and lawsuit on blocking issue _____ BCC APPROVES REVISED 30A SPEED LIMITS, OTHER TRAFFIC STUDY OPTIONS Possible corridor alternatives to be evaluated _____ BCC SCHEDULES INTERVIEWS FOR PLANNING DIRECTOR Five applicants chosen _____ SEAHAWKS WELCOME […]

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