This week in Walton history

Published: Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 09:00 AM.

Nov. 24 - 30

35 years ago — 1978

About 100 South Walton residents gathered in Freeport to express pro and con views on a possible canal to be dredged by the Corps of Engineers between the east end of Choctawhatchee Bay and the Gulf, via Western Lake.

An application was filed by a group of area residents for a new bank to be located in Santa Rosa Beach .

30 years ago — 1983

South Walton Emergency Services Fire Chief Jim Anthony resigned, saying he was “disgusted with the whole organization.”

20 years ago — 1993

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