County commissioners take action to close the beach to all persons [PREMIUM]

PUBLIC BEACH ACCESSES in Walton County remain closed in the wake of the Walton County Board of County Commissioners’ March 19 approval of an ordinance temporarily closing the beach to members of the public. On April 2, the BCC amended the ordinance, expanding the beach closure to apply to the beach on privately-owned beachfront property, with the closure to apply not only to the public but also to beachfront property owners and their guests. The purpose of these actions was to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
By DOTTY NIST Meeting in emergency session on April 2, the Walton County Board of County Commis
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