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35 years ago — 1979
David Smith and James Ferguson, members of Troop 712 in
30 years ago — 1984
The state Department of Environmental Regulation ordered
25 years ago — 1989
A group of citizens formed the South Walton Airport Task Force to oppose the proposed
The state Department of Transportation announced that plans for widening a stretch of U.S. 98 near Sandestin would be delayed about two years due to lack of funds.
20 years ago — 1994
Many property owners in the South Walton Fire District were set to receive discounts on their property insurance premiums because of the district’s improved protection class rating.
Freeport City Council members considered expanding the city’s water system into surrounding areas.
A new Destin Bank branch opened in the Delchamps store in South Walton.
Destin developer Rick Rushing’s latest project was a 63-unit subdivision in south
10 years ago — 2004
The Walton County Animal Control Ordinance requires dogs on the beach to have permits and permits can only be obtained by permanent residents or property owners.