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DeFuniak Springs community garden in the works

What was an on and off community garden over the last few years is now on again thanks to DeFuniak Springs residents Kevin and Barbara Chilcutt. Big plans are in the works according to Kevin, with plot areas now being … Continue reading

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Snake avoidance clinic for dogs at Hammock Bay April 27

The Emerald Coast Vizsla Club is hosting a Snake Avoidance Clinic with Dr. Bud Calderwood, DVM at Hammock Bay on Sunday, April 27, 2014. Dogs are trained to associate the smell, sound and site of a snake with a negative … Continue reading

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Community clean up day at Legion Park April 26

Walton County District 4 Commissioner Sara Comander will be hosting a community clean up day in Miramar Beach at Legion Park April 26 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. The park is located on Ponce de Leon Street. Dumpsters will … Continue reading

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Ensure you have the correct nutrients in your garden soil

University of Florida Extension Office will test your soil As spring approaches, many Florida homeowners are gearing up to grow their own vegetables. The most frequently asked question this time of year is, “why do I need to fertilize my … Continue reading

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Walton County opening beach driving permit lottery April 1

On April 1st, the Walton County Board of County Commission Administration Department will begin the submission period for their annual beach driving permit lottery. Each year, the county issues 150 permits via the beach driving permit lottery. The in-person submission … Continue reading

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Play Golf and help fight child hunger in Santa Rosa Beach April 17

Food For Thought, a local children-based non-profit servicing Okaloosa and Walton Counties, is set to tee off for its 3rd Annual Charity Outreach Golf Tournament April 17th at the Santa Rosa Golf & Beach Club.  All proceeds directly benefit Food … Continue reading

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Growing tomatoes workshop in Grayton Beach April 11

Time 2 – 3:30 p.m. Come and learn how to successfully grow tomato plants in North Florida. The Walton County Extension Office in Grayton Beach is hosting this informative workshop. All tomato plants have been grown by Walton County Master … Continue reading

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Alaqua Animal Refuge furever friend of the week

This week we have a special little fellow named Wiz to get out there! Wiz is an adorable, energetic little guy with tons of love to give. Wiz was originally adopted as a young pup and thought that he had … Continue reading

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Learn about the history of Walton’s outlaws and villains at Coastal Branch Library March 27

Walton County was founded in 1824 and originally was comprised of more than 2,900 square miles including parts of Okaloosa, Washington, and Holmes counties. Turpentine was one of the original industry products supporting county settlers, and when this came to … Continue reading

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Growing tomatoes workshop in DeFuniak Springs April 4

Time 2 – 3:30 p.m. Come and learn how to successfully grow tomato plants in North Florida on April 4. The Walton County Extension Office is hosting this informative workshop at their DeFuniak Springs location. All tomato plants have been … Continue reading

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