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Prime Time Classes – Register Now

In the past the residents in and around DeFuniak Springs asked for the Prime Time classes to come to the college’s Chautauqua Center. Those classes for personal enrichment came and have been used by residents who want to learn computers, speak spanish, make artwork, or even go fishing. The Northwest Florida State College Chautauqua Center campus has  PRIME TIME Classes ...

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DFS Vending Machine Vandalism

The DeFuniak Springs Police are asking for residents to assist them by watching and reporting any suspicious activity. DeFuniak Springs Police Chief Mark Weeks says there have been some burglaries in the city, but a real problem has been vending machines and outside money sources being hit almost nightly. Weeks says these break-ins and vandalism are unusually high and have ...

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DeFuniak Springs Airport Industrial Park Receives Certification

DeFuniak Springs Municipal Airport has become the first certified industrial park in Walton County through Gulf Power’s Florida First Sites program. Florida First Sites was created in 2013 to help communities prepare sites to attract new industries and new jobs to the region. This is the seventh site to be certified in Northwest Florida under the program. This industrial park, ...

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WCSD Calendar Change

The school semester in Walton County will end before the winter break, the Christmas break and end of year time off. The change comes after a statewide change that allows districts to better line up the semesters with no extended break between the last part of the second quarter and when the students have returned after the break. The Board ...

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DeFuniak Springs Police Investigate Traffic Fatality.

The DeFuniak Springs Police are investigating a one vehicle accident that occurred at approximately 4:00AM Monday morning at the intersection of Bruce Avenue and South 2nd Street.   A 2007 Pontiac Solstice driven by 70-year-old Ruby Joyce Laird of Ponce De Leon, was traveling east on Bruce Avenue and failed to stop at the intersection of South 2nd Street. The ...

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County Administrator Talks Walton

Walton County Administrator Larry Jones gave a State of the County update to the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce members at the First Friday Breakfast, held at 4C’s in DeFuniak Springs. The well attended breakfast was sponsored by the Arc of Walton County. Executive Director Kim Lomas talked about the ways they help the developmentally disabled and the many ways ...

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A Lost Dog Is Found

They smelled the pig roast and left. Their mom missed them and with the help of the DeFuniak Springs Police, the veterinarian Dr. Blackwood’s office and a family connection, the two little dogs got home. DeFuniak Springs resident Ann Robinson says she has two little poodle dogs she got from a rescue shelter and they had been smelling the preparations ...

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South Walton Sports Park Design – Walton Wants to Hear from You

Wednesday night, Lose & Associates, Walton County’s contracted design firm for the South Walton Sports Park, held their first of several planned public design meetings. During this meeting, the presenters addressed the upcoming planning and design process, potential amenities and took input from the public. If you weren’t able to attend, we still want to hear from you. Please take ...

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Walton Admonishes TDC Director

The Walton Commission Chairman officially called for an Admonishment of the TDC Director over comments made on the job. Commissioner Bill Imfeld said he was going to Admonish TDC Director Jim Bagby based on the recommendation of the independent attorney review of an allegation charge by an employee. Imfeld said the recommendation is to Admonish Bagby for comments made and ...

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