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Public meeting regarding camping in the Choctawhatchee Wildlife Management Area Oct. 30

On Thursday, October 30 at 6 p.m., District 1 Commissioner and Chairman Bill Chapman’s office will be hosting a public meeting at the Red Bay Community Center.  This meeting will be in regard to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation … Continue reading

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Keep your eyes to the sky for white pelicans migrating through Northwest Florida

By Stan Kirkland, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission One of the many benefits of living in the Florida panhandle and particularly near the coast is the vast variety of wildlife we often see. Daily, you’re apt to see bald … Continue reading

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Witches of South Walton take flight Oct. 31

The Witches of South Walton will take flight on their 11th annual ride from Gulf Place to Butler Elementary on Friday, October 31, at 7 a.m. The Witches of South Walton is a group of women founded by Carol Stafford … Continue reading

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Learn about Florida black bears at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Oct. 31

Time: 2 – 3 p.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you to an informational program on the Florida Black Bear. This program will cover the basics of the bears life in Florida, such as life span, denning habits, eating … Continue reading

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E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center hosting Fall Festival Nov. 1

The E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center’s​ annual Fall Festival ​will be held on Saturday, Nov. 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Activities include a spooky trail, hay rides, festival food, live music, face painting, Alaqua animal adoptions, fun games, fall … Continue reading

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Walton county fishing report for Oct. 15

Fishing is good! Choctawhatchee Bay area: Trout bite is really on right now. All sizes are biting on MirrOdine and shrimp. Roe mullet is on. Redfish are biting as well. River: bass and hybrids at the mouths of the river, … Continue reading

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Haz mat collection day in north and south Walton Nov. 1

The Walton Board of County Commissioners is sponsoring a project to collect, recycle, treat and properly dispose of these and other household hazardous wastes: Pesticides – Used Oil – Stale Gasoline – Solvents – Fertilizers – Paint – Paint Thinners … Continue reading

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Jail Break Zombie 5K Fun Run Nov. 1

Date: November 1st, 2014 Location: Walton County Sheriff’s Office – 752 Triple G Road – DeFuniak Springs, Fl. 32433 Registration and Packet Pickup begins at 7:00 am Race begins at 8:00 am Runners $50.00/Zombies $25.00  (T-Shirt with registration) Call 850-892-8186 … Continue reading

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Enjoy a guided tour of the Choctawhatchee River and Morrison Springs Oct. 24

Time: 8:30– 11:30 a.m. Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in Walton county. Learn about unique places tucked away along the Choctawhatchee River. Learn about our precious water … Continue reading

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Walton County hosting fixed price yard sale Oct. 18

Walton County will be hosting their third fixed price yard sale on Saturday, October 18th from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Walton County Fairgrounds located just north of DeFuniak Springs on Highway 83 North. The fixed price sale … Continue reading

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