30 years ago — 1984
The Walton County Commission approved a 17-mile bike path along
Drs. Paul Odom, Charles Barniv and Ron Causton opened the
25 years ago — 1989
The South Walton Utilities Board of Directors voted to expand water service to an area in Mack Bayou.
Gulf Power held a switch-throwing ceremony to send 115,000 volts of electricity through four cables buried under
Twelve large South Walton condominiums and resorts signed up for gas service, making expansion into the south end of
20 years ago — 1994
Three CHELCO heroes received recognition from the Walton County Sheriff’s Department for saving the lives of two boys who were at risk of drowning in the Gulf’s undertow.
South Walton Fire District personnel assisted in twice as many medical emergencies as the previous year, many linked to closing of
Work was underway at Lakeplace, a waterfront development, after its development order was received.
10 years ago — 2004
The Walton County Economic Development Council issued an invitation to local and national developers to build a large industrial building at the
The Walton County School Board reluctantly voted to offer Tim and Alice Pauls $48,000 to purchase .27 acres that abuts
An inspection of the Walton County Jail showed that overcrowding was causing problems for the aging facility.