Remembering a time when the long arm of the law couldn't reach

Published: Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 04:42 PM.

It was the beginning of Walton’s respectable justice -- not perfect by any means, but vengeful killing slowed, and the people of the county gained confidence in the legitimacy of court proceedings.

The roving judge and traveling state attorney became a thing of the past.

Fair winds to ye matey.

Chick Huettel is a long-time Walton County resident, writer and artist and a former TDC advisory committee member.




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