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NEW COUNTY WIDE 9-1-1 SYSTEM A GAME CHANGER FOR WALTON COUNTY RESIDENTS AND VISITORS

NEW COUNTY WIDE 9-1-1 SYSTEM A GAME CHANGER FOR WALTON COUNTY RESIDENTS AND VISITORS WALTON COUNTY, Fla— A countywide 9-1-1 upgrade has been completed by the Walton County Sheriff’s Office to provide faster and more accurate responses for emergency calls. As Walton County has grown, so too, has the need for emergency services. In partnership […]

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Latitude Margaritaville Watersound Expected to Break Ground in Spring 2020

Master developer Minto Communities USA, global lifestyle brand Margaritaville Holdings and The St. Joe Company recently announced that land development activities have commenced for Latitude Margaritaville Watersound. An official groundbreaking celebration for the newest active adult community is planned for Spring 2020. Located in Bay County near Panama City Beach and the Scenic Highway 30A […] Read More

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Wide Open Spaces :: An Upscale Defuniak Ranch

805 Engles Road Nestled in the historic town of Defuniak Springs, this 178-acre executive equestrian and hunting ranch is a rare find and only a 40 mile drive from the 30A Beaches. Built by a high-end custom builder as his personal residence, no expense has been spared throughout this spectacular property. With the rustic elegance […] Read More

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Walton County Named as Fastest Growing Local Economy in Florida

Walton County Named as Fastest Growing Local Economy in Florida In a recent story published by Watchdog News, Walton County was named the fastest growing local economy in a Wall Street 24/7 analysis of growth domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015. Per the article, “Walton County recorded a 53 percent GDP growth rate over […] Read More

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TDC Collects $5m Bed Tax

June Tourism Numbers Set New Record in Walton County WALTON COUNTY, Fla. — Tourist Development Tax collection showed an impressive 17.75-percent increase in South Walton for June 2018, compared with the previous year. Walton County recorded approximately $5,421,242 in Tourist Development taxes in June, an increase of approximately $817,073 and the highest ever recorded number […] Read More

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7th Annual Guns ‘n Hoses Charity Softball Tournament

7th Annual Guns ‘n Hoses Charity Softball Tournament. Winning this tournament comes with major bragging rights! We’d love help highlighting this event! All proceeds go towards a LOCAL charity helping REAL people in our community.   WHO: Walton County Sheriff’s Office, Walton County Fire Rescue, Panama City Beach Fire Rescue/Panama City Fire Department, South Walton Fire […] Read More

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Walton County POSSE VOLUNTEERS MORE THAN 9,545 HOURS

WCSO POSSE VOLUNTEERS MORE THAN 9,545 HOURS IN 2017 For Immediate Release March 20, 2018 WALTON COUNTY, Fla— At the end of 2017 the Walton County Sheriff’s Office Posse will have volunteered more than 9,500 hours to the community it serves. The 18 member unit tallied 9,545 hours total contributing approximately $216,000 worth of value […] Read More

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Walton County Superintendent of Schools March Update

We are proud to announce that the Instructional Employee’s Negotiation Session was completed on February 1, 2018 between the Walton County Education Association (WCEA) Instructional Bargaining Unit and the Walton County School Board.  The agreement was ratified by the instructional staff and was Board approved on February 20, 2018. Instructional staff will be awarded a […] Read More

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Burglars Raid Unlocked Cars

CAR BURGLARS TAKE ADVANTAGE OF UNLOCKED DOORS; FIREARM STOLEN    SANTA ROSA BEACH, Fla— Suspects burglarized 13 unlocked vehicles early Tuesday morning stealing a computer, camera, cash and a loaded firearm. Investigators with the Walton County Sheriff’s Office are investigating multiple burglaries in the Cypress Breeze subdivision and Watersound North. Although the more than a […] Read More

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WCSO TO HOST MOCK KIDNAPPING EXERCISE

WCSO TO HOST MOCK KIDNAPPING EXERCISE For Immediate Release February 1, 2018 DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla— A week from today Walton County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a two-day exercise aimed at evaluating law enforcement’s response to a child kidnapping. The Region 1 C.A.R.T. (Child Abduction Response Team) is made up of multiple agencies in Northwest […] Read More