25 years ago — 1989
The Parks and Recreation Council of South Walton announced its first Beach Blast at Ed Walline Park.
20 years ago — 1994
High water bills received by some South Walton residents could be due to faulty or wasteful irrigation systems.
Walton officials announced that U.S. 98 had reached its maximum traffic capacity between
State Department of Environmental Protection officials took three Topsail Hill property owners to court in an attempt to obtain their land for conservation and recreation.
10 years ago — 2004
Philanthropist Sam Shine of Black Diamond,
Ninety-five lots at Draper Lake Community were put on the market with 70 selling the first day and the rest by the end of the first week.
Windswept Dunes golf club opened with tee sheets available.