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Walton County fishing report for July 31

Fishing is great! Choctawhatchee Bay area: Speckled trout and redfish have moved east in the bay. Offshore/inshore: Good bites of snapper, grouper, and king mackerel. River: Bream bites have never been better. Good bites of bass too. Click here for … Continue reading

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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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Kid’s Catfish Tournament at Nick’s Seafood Restaurant a huge success

Nick’s Seafood Restaurant in Freeport hosted their annual Kid’s Catfish Tournament on July 26. A fun day of fishing was had by all 38 participants fishing along the Choctawhatchee Bay. Weight ins and festivities were held after the tournament behind … 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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Walton county fishing report for July 22

Fishing is great! Choctawhatchee Bay area: Still good bites of speckled trout west of Hogtown. Also hybrid bass. Offshore/inshore: Good bites of snapper, grouper, and king mackerel. River: Shellcracker bite are fantastic! Click here for fishing forecast Bay and river … Continue reading

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E.O.Wilson Biophilia Center presents Reptile Round-up Aug. 2

Come face to face with reptiles of all shapes and sizes. Discover the world of reptiles through arts and crafts, and other amazing activities. Alligators, snakes, turtles, and lizards oh my! General Admission: Adults: $8, Children $5, 2 and under Free Snacks and lunch … Continue reading

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Community workshop regarding beach accesses and potential change in future use of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park July 30

Date/time: July 30 at 6 p.m. – South Walton Courthouse Annex, 31 Coastal Center Blvd., Santa Rosa Beach, FL The Walton County Tourist Development Council is proposing a public beach access within Topsail Hill Preserve State Park’s western boundaries. The proposed … Continue reading

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Abrakadoodle Art Education hosts All About Owls at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center Aug. 6

Time: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Abrakadoodle Art Education for kids is hosting summer day camps at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center. On Wed., Aug. 6, have a hoot with the Biophilia feathered friends, and learn all about how these … 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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