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Hate Crimes in South Walton?

Hate Crimes in South Walton? – Walton Sun (link to full story at bottom) The Walton Sun reports a family in Driftwood Estates (south Walton County) had their car vandalised with a swastika and KKK. The family, who say they are the only black family in the area, moved in last November. Wyvonnia Edwards says the car was parked in ...

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WCSB Meeting 4-07-15

It was a standard meeting as the Walton School Board took care of regular business, but not quite yet having to deal with the end of the year and summer business. The Board approved the contract with B&B Educational Consultants and with the Ft. Walton Beach Medical Center. They also approved the audit report and personnel recommendations. Both passed 4-0 ...

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Kiwanis Students for April

Good Afternoon,  Here are the DeFuniak Springs Kiwanis Student of the Month for the April 14, 2015 program.   SCHOOL STUDENT NAME Maude Saunders Elementary Samantha Scott West DeFuniak Elementary Ethan Robertson Mossy Head Elementary Cody Archer Paxton Elementary School Sierra Butts Paxton Middle School Emily Wilson Walton Middle School Patton Bell First Christian Academy Gracie Geoghagan.  Walton Academy Lexie ...

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Man Arrested In Three Cases

One arrest and three cases were possibly solved; and you helped! The DeFuniak Springs Police say a picture tells a thousand words, and video even more. This is especially true for one would be robber and burglar. Several citizens contacted the DeFuniak Springs Police to say they knew the man in the video and photos that committed crimes recently. The ...

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Walton HFH Had Spring Break Help

Not all Spring Breakers are breaking laws, some are breaking sweat. Walton Habitat for humanity says, during March with the help of great volunteers and “Alternative College Break” students they simultaneously made solid progress on two houses, something never done before at Walton HFH. The three groups of about 40 college students spent their spring break in Walton County, helping ...

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Suspect Arrested on Multiple Charges after Attacking Ex-Girlfriend

On Saturday, March 28th, deputies responded to a physical altercation at a home off Wildwood Drive in Freeport. Two white males were observed by deputies fighting inside the home. Both individuals were separated and identified as 35-year-old Brandon Shaw and 34-year-old Zachary Price. The homeowner, Amber Cook, relayed to deputies that she had a trespass warning issued for Price who ...

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DFS Elections Candidates

It is an old fashioned small town political race with challengers for every office that is up, including a three-way race for two of the offices. The registered voters in the City of DeFuniak Springs will go to the polls on Tuesday, April 14 from 7am to 7pm at the DeFuniak Springs Community Center. Office Candidate City Council, Seat #1 ...

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WCSO Looking for an Individual Impersonating Himself as an Animal Control Officer

The Walton County Sheriff’s Office is alerting the public about a suspicious person who is impersonating himself as an Animal Control Officer with the sheriff’s office. On Saturday, March 28, 2015, around 2:30 in the afternoon, a black male in his 40’s, approximately 6’2”, heavyset, bald head with a scruffy beard, parked an unmarked older model, beat up, white truck ...

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Attempted Break-in At Thriftway

Update: http://www.wzep1460.com/man-arrested-in-three-cases/ He must have been hungry for great food at low prices. A slender white male attempted to break into Thriftway Supermarket in DeFuniak Springs at approximately midnight on March 21st, 2015. The white male, who appears to be in his late teens or early 20’s, has dark hair and is shirtless. He is observed on surveillance video taking a ...

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