This week in Walton history

Published: Monday, January 13, 2014 at 09:40 AM.

The Department of Public Safety was awarded a $30,000 grant for enhancing the 9-1-1 software and for a large computer monitor.

South Walton Tourist Development Council makes funds available to Walton County Snowbirds for two tea dances.

A noise ordinance was in process of being drafted by the Walton County Board of Commissioners in response to complaints of loud noise from neighboring businesses and residences.

Construction of a mini-golf course, an arcade and a seafood restaurant were presented to the Planning Commission for approval.

  10 years ago — 2004

Winter’s low tides and drifting sands uncovered a 60-year-old shipwreck, the remains of the 52-ton Viking that went down in 1942 or 1943.

Prominence, a new town development planned on County Road 30A, was to feature a harbor that would create the look and feel of a New England town.

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