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Ponce de Leon Springs State Park the perfect place for a family outing

Pack a lunch and take a cool dip in the springs Interested in exploring the perfect place to take the family and enjoy a swim in a spring? Pack up a picnic lunch and head over to Ponce de Leon … Continue reading







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Mosquito-borne illness advisory in effect for Walton County

Department of Health confirms first human case of West Nile Virus Illness WALTON COUNTY — The Florida Department of Health in Walton County (DOH-Walton) has issued a mosquito-borne illness advisory for Walton County according to Holly Holt, DOH-Walton Administrator. A … Continue reading







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Walton county fishing report for July 22

Fishing is good! Bay: Good trout bite going on, some on the large size. Still redfish bite going on, along with the shrimp getting bigger. A few flounder being gigged and caught. Prayers go out to the James Canaday family. … Continue reading







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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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