WCSO POSSE VOLUNTEERS MORE THAN 9,545 HOURS IN 2017 For Immediate Release March 20, 2018 WALTON COUNTY, Fla— At the end of 2017 the Walton County Sheriff’s Office Posse will have volunteered more than 9,500 hours to the community it serves. The 18 member unit tallied 9,545 hours total contributing approximately $216,000 worth of value […]

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CAR BURGLARS TAKE ADVANTAGE OF UNLOCKED DOORS; FIREARM STOLEN    SANTA ROSA BEACH, Fla— Suspects burglarized 13 unlocked vehicles early Tuesday morning stealing a computer, camera, cash and a loaded firearm. Investigators with the Walton County Sheriff’s Office are investigating multiple burglaries in the Cypress Breeze subdivision and Watersound North. Although the more than a […]

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WCSO TO HOST MOCK KIDNAPPING EXERCISE For Immediate Release February 1, 2018 DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla— A week from today Walton County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a two-day exercise aimed at evaluating law enforcement’s response to a child kidnapping. The Region 1 C.A.R.T. (Child Abduction Response Team) is made up of multiple agencies in Northwest […]

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  Walton County Launches Broadband Survey for Residents and Businesses In October of 2017, the Walton County Board of County Commissioners approved a contract with Connected Nation to conduct a broadband feasibility study in Walton County. This study will help to determine Walton County’s current internet infrastructure, and possible solutions to ensure that all citizens […]

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Walton County Sheriff’s Office is asking our community to join us in helping give the gift of hope this Christmas. Many families in Walton County are in need this holiday season and could use some assistance in providing for their children. “Keep in mind these are kids of all ages,” said Sheriff Adkinson. “Not just […]

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Walton County, Fla — Thursday will mark the start of a new school year in Walton County. Walton County District Schools will begin classes on Thursday, August 10th. To help ensure a safe start Walton County Sheriff’s Office will be executing Operation Blue Bird. Operation Blue Bird will run from August 10th to August 25th. […]

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Walton Area Chamber of Commerce to Host Annual Gala FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Walton Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce their 2017 Annual Gala will be held Thursday, January 19, 2017, at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa beginning at 5:30 p.m. A cocktail reception will kick off the gala where […]

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Walton County Commission to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Customary Use Ordinance During the Board of County Commissioner’s Meeting on October 11th, the BCC was presented with a Proposed Customary Use Ordinance (LINK BELOW) as prepared by David Theriaque, the county’s contracted attorney for customary use. In order to give the public an opportunity to […]

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WCSO ESCORTS WWII VETERAN ON MISSION FROM COAST TO COAST  For Immediate Release April 4, 2016 Walton County, Fla— Ernie Andrus is on a mission. The 92-year-old World War II Navy Veteran is running from the West Coast to the Atlantic Ocean near Brunswick, Georgia to help raise money for the LST 325 Ship Memorial, […]

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