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Walton County fixed price sale June 27

Time: 7 – 11 a.m. In an effort to rid the county of surplus items and free up space in county facilities, Walton County will be hosting a fixed price yard sale on Saturday, June 27th from 7 -11 am … Continue reading







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Bream World Championships in Red Bay a huge success

Red Bay Grocery and Nick’s Seafood Restaurant hosted their 7th Annual Bream World Championships on Saturday, June 13. More than a dozen teams weighed in at the popular tournament. Despite a power outage at Red Bay Grocery, the weigh in … Continue reading







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Man catches state-record blue catfish during tournament

It’s official! Bill Stewart, 66, of Weeki Wachee, caught a 69-pound, 8-ounce blue catfish on the Choctawhatchee River, near Ebro, during the Choctawhatchee Catfish Roundup tournament on May 30. He beat the previous state record by 5 pounds. Stewart had … Continue reading







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Possible new Florida record blue catfish weighed in at Choctawhatchee River tournament May 30

A possible new Florida record weight blue catfish was weighed in during the Choctawhatchee Catfish Roundup tournament in Caryville, Florida on May 30, 2015. The 3rd annual tournament was hosted by the Ponce de Leon Masonic Lodge #157, and sponsored in … Continue reading







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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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