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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Chamber of Commerce Welcomes Chairman

Walton Area Chamber of Commerce Welcomes Chairman, Board of Directors, and More at 2018 Annual Gala   Walton County, Fla. (January 30, 2018) – The Walton Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Steve Wolfrom of CHELCO as chairman of the board of directors for 2018. Incoming Chair, Steve Wolfrom, and the 2018 board […]

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Walton County Launches Broadband Survey

  Walton County Launches Broadband Survey for Residents and Businesses In October of 2017, the Walton County Board of County Commissioners approved a contract with Connected Nation to conduct a broadband feasibility study in Walton County. This study will help to determine Walton County’s current internet infrastructure, and possible solutions to ensure that all citizens […]


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WCSO Operation Bluebird

Walton County, Fla — Thursday will mark the start of a new school year in Walton County. Walton County District Schools will begin classes on Thursday, August 10th. To help ensure a safe start Walton County Sheriff’s Office will be executing Operation Blue Bird. Operation Blue Bird will run from August 10th to August 25th. […]

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Walton Area Chamber of Commerce to Host Annual Gala

Walton Area Chamber of Commerce to Host Annual Gala FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Walton Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce their 2017 Annual Gala will be held Thursday, January 19, 2017, at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa beginning at 5:30 p.m. A […]

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Walton County Beach Customary Use DRAFT Ordinance

Walton County Commission to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Customary Use Ordinance During the Board of County Commissioner’s Meeting on October 11th, the BCC was presented with a Proposed Customary Use Ordinance (LINK BELOW) as prepared by David Theriaque, the county’s contracted attorney for customary use. In […]