Latest Walton County, Florida Stories

2011-05-06 09:13:00

WALTON COUNTY, Fla., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The quiet lap of water against sugary sands; a soft breeze coursing through untouched dunes; and the sounds of a child's laughter and imprints of footsteps along the shore are the sights and sounds families are joyfully returning to this summer.

2010-03-01 09:00:00

SANTA ROSA BEACH, Fla., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Beach Properties of Florida (BPOF), a boutique real estate agency serving the Scenic Highway 30A area, announces the unveiling of a seven-part video series showcasing premier communities nestled along Northwest Florida's Gulf Coast.

2008-07-28 12:00:42

By Kimberly White, Northwest Florida Daily News, Fort Walton Beach Jul. 28--DEFUNIAK SPRINGS -- Fido's days of free-spirited joy riding in an open-bed pickup truck are numbered in parts of Walton County.

2008-07-22 12:00:41

By Kimberly White, Northwest Florida Daily News, Fort Walton Beach Jul. 22--FREEPORT -- Habitat for Humanity of Walton County is restoring the ReStore. An army of volunteers, made up partly by staff from Sacred Heart Hospital, will descend on the ReStore from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

2008-07-12 15:00:15

By Sean Boone, Walton Sun, Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. Jul. 12--Private beach owners will now be responsible for items left on their property at night.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.