Walton County schools to remain closed through May 1

Walton County Superintendent of Schools Russell Hughes confirmed that Walton County Schools will remain closed through May 1, though at press time (March 31) the school district had not received an official notice to that effect from Florida Department of Education. Florida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran had informed of the May 1 extension in a conference call with state school officials. This closure will apply to all extracurricular activities and school events.