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Explore Lakewood Park: Florida’s highest point

Walton County Park east of Paxton is lowest State high point in the U.S. At a whopping 345 ft. above sea level, there is no need for any mountain climbing gear to get to the top of Florida’s highest point. … Continue reading

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New park along Clyde B. Wells Bridge to be named after lifelong Walton county resident

Once the construction on U.S. Hwy. 331 is finished along the Clyde B. Wells Bridge, there will be a welcome enhancement to those that enjoy recreating along the Choctawhatchee Bay. A new park will be on the eastern side of … Continue reading

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It’s blueberry picking time in Northwest Florida

Where to find local sweet blueberries to pick or purchase in Walton County and the surrounding area June and July is the time of year to head out and find tasty Florida blueberries. In addition to a great topping for … Continue reading

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2015 Old Nick’s Redfish Roundup winners announced

Windy and rough conditions on the Choctawhatchee Bay didn’t hold back 66 teams competing May 16 in the 10th Annual Old Nick’s Redfish Roundup tournament. The popular fishing tournament was hosted by Treylermade Tournaments in a partnership with Choctawhatchee Basin … Continue reading

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Public hearing regarding proposed changes to coastal dune lake protection zones May 18

The Walton County Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Monday, May 18, 2015, at 5 p.m. or as soon thereafter as may be heard at the South Walton County Courthouse Annex, at 31 Coastal Centre Blvd, … Continue reading

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Arnett’s Gulfside Trail Rides hosting Farm Day May 23

Arnett’s Gulfside Trail Rides will be hosting a Farm Day on Saturday, May 23 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Join in on a 20-acre horse farm for a family-friendly day featuring: – Live music by Dismal Creek – Bounce … Continue reading

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Walton county fishing report for May 13

Fishing is good! Bay: Good trout bite on along with redfish, spadefish, flounder here and there, and a few sheepshead. River: Bream biting on crickets. Salt: Pompano bite is still on. Click here for fishing forecast Bay and river report … Continue reading

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City of DeFuniak Springs hosting Lakefest May 30

The City of DeFuniak Springs is hosting their second annual “LakeFest” festival on Saturday, May 30, 2015, from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. at Lake DeFuniak, 3 Circle Drive, DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435. Water activities, fun, food, historical tours, arts and … Continue reading

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Walton county fishing report for May 6

Fishing is good! Bay: Good trout bite on along with a few redfish. River: Bream biting on crickets. Salt: Pompano bite is still on. Click here for fishing forecast Bay and river report brought to you by Copeland’s. “Where the … Continue reading

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Health advisory rescinded for Morrison Springs

Swimming now open May 6, 2015 Walton County — Effective immediately, the Walton County Health Department is rescinding the April 21, 2015  health advisory for the Morrison Springs bathing place. The Health Department feels that water quality in this area … Continue reading

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