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Haz-mat collection day in north and south Walton Mar. 7

Haz-mat collection day in both north and south Walton on Saturday, Mar. 7, from 8 a.m. – 12 Noon. Pesticides – Used Oil – Stale Gasoline – Solvents – Fertilizers – Paint – Paint Thinners – Paint  Strippers – Batteries … Continue reading

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School bell on display at Freeport City Hall has long history

By Freeport historian Beckie Buxton Have you ever noticed the old school bell displayed in front of Freeport’s City Hall? If you are new to the Freeport area, perhaps you have wondered whey it is so prominently displayed. Those who … Continue reading

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Shiitake mushroom production workshop in DeFuniak Springs March 5

Join the Walton County Extension Service March 5, from 6-8 pm for their Shiitake Mushroom Production Workshop. Come and learn all about growing shiitake mushrooms through hands-on demonstrations with our County Extension Director, Mike Goodchild. Cost is $15. Each attendee … Continue reading

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Walton County Master Gardeners presents olive tree growing workshop in Santa Rosa Beach Mar. 4

Date/time: Mar. 4, 10 – 11:30 a.m. As part of their How Does Your Garden Grow lecture series, the Walton County Master Gardeners are hosting an olive tree growing workshop. This month’s the topic is Keep the peace – grow … Continue reading

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Local community group hosts forum on incorporating South Walton Feb. 26

The Incorporation of South Walton – is now the time? On February 26th the South Walton Community Council (SWCC) will present Director of Membership Lynn Tipton, Florida League of Cities to speak and answer questions about incorporating South Walton as … Continue reading

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Free trees for kids on Saturday March 7

Time: 10 a.m. In observance of National Arbor Day, free trees will be given away to children and their families through the generosity of Florida Forest Service of Walton County and the National Arbor Day Foundation. The event is co-sponsored … Continue reading

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Taste of Home Cooking School coming to DeFuniak Springs March 3

The Taste of Home Cooking School is returning to DeFuniak Springs for the 21st annual spring show sponsored by WZEP Radio Station. The show will be held on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at Walton High School. Culinary specialist Michelle “Red” … Continue reading

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UF/IFAS Extension hosting beekeeping course

The UF/IFAS Panhandle Agriculture Extension Team will be offering a Beekeeping Short-Course in March, 2015. These classes will be offered via interactive video conferencing. – Classes will be taught by Dr. Jamie Ellis and other state and nationally recognized experts from … Continue reading

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Evening tour, reception, and fundraising event at Alaqua Animal Refuge Feb. 11

Alaqua Animal Refuge invites you to be our guest on February 11 for an incredible evening celebrating you, animals, and how you can make a difference in their lives. The afternoon begins at 4 p.m. with a special tour of … Continue reading

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Residential turf, fertilizer and herbicide workshop Feb. 4

The Walton County Master Gardeners continue the “How Does Your Garden Grow?” lecture series on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 from 10 – 11:30 a.m.  The subject this month will be saving time, money, and Mother Earth.  This program will be … Continue reading

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