Category Archives: Home/Garden

Fig preserve party at DeFuniak Springs Extension office Aug. 14

Time: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. The Walton County Extension Office is hosting a workshop on canning figs. A short program will be given to cover the basics and then figs will be preserved through the water bath methods. Everyone goes … Continue reading

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Honey bee swarms a normal part of nature

Have you ever seen a swarm of honey bees and hit the panic button? Not to worry, it is only part of nature, and the bees are not interested in you. Jim Dietrich of Dietrich’s Honey Farm in DeFuniak Springs … Continue reading

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Alaqua Animal Refuge honors hero of the month

Cathy Potter is our very deserving Animal Hero of the Month for July. Cathy works two full days a week in our “SVU” unit. The SVU unit is for smaller dogs, some with medical issues. Cathy has volunteered with Alaqua … Continue reading

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Freeport resident restoring historic home

A historic home in Freeport will soon be brought back to life after many years of neglect. Local resident, and new owner of the home, Kevin Bloom has big plans for the Queen Anne style home built in the late … Continue reading

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Alaqua Animal Refuge furever friend of the week

Are you looking for a new love in your life? If so, I am the girl of your dreams – tall, dark, and beautiful! But don’t be fooled by my name – Pixie. I am anything but “pixie”. I am … Continue reading

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Walton Outdoors wishes you a happy Independence Day

Click here to listen to the Declaration of Independence IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the … Continue reading

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South Walton Fire District advises on fireworks usage

Florida fireworks, what’s legal and what’s not? The Fourth of July is around the corner, a time many Americans observe their independence by sending bottle rockets into the sky, exploding miniature bombs and unfortunately, breaking a state law. Most fireworks … Continue reading

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Highway 83 yard sale Aug. 2

On Saturday, Aug. 2 locals will be lining up State Road 83 selling their yard sale items. The sale starts at the intersection of Highway 90 and 83 in DeFuniak Springs and and extends north to Troy, AL. Sites are located … Continue reading

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Walton County Sheriff’s Office hosts Cops on Top Summit for Heroes at Lakewood Park June 28

Time: 11 a.m. On Saturday, June 28th, teams from across the country will set out to summit their state’s highest point in honor of the law enforcement officers who have been killed in the line of duty. Whether the team is … Continue reading

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TESLA vehicle charging stations coming to DeFuniak Springs

On June 9, 2014 the DeFuniak Springs City Council approved a request by TESLA Motors to install and equip six vehicle charging stations within the city limits. TESLA Motors is an American company based out of Palo Alto, California that … Continue reading

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