25 years ago — 1989
The South Walton Education Task Force announced plans for a 50-year birthday party for
The Florida Senate approved a bill requiring residents and visitors to buy an annual saltwater fishing license.
The South Walton Tourist Development Council opened its first park, Ed Walline Park in
20 years ago — 1994
Plans to build a new
County Circuit Judge Thomas Remington ruled that a South Walton motor shop must always hook up motors to the shop’s muffler when running, and that no engines could be tested from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Saturday, and before 1 p.m. on Sundays.
After serving two years of his four-year term, Walton County Superintendent of Schools Perry Rutherford resigned due to ongoing health issues.
10 years ago — 2004
Retiring Walton Middle School Principal Joyce Kelly gave her replacement a thumbs up as the Walton County School Board unanimously approved the promotion of WMS assistant principal Russell Hughes.
The St. Joe Community Foundation approved a $15,000 grant for the library at
Amy Grant performed a benefit concert in
With a number of new residential developments planned for
VeloCab company began service of its bicycle powered rickshaw, operating along
Local financial planner and Walton Sun columnist Buz Livingston became a contributing writer to “Just Give Me the Answer$: Expert Advisors Address Your Most Pressing Financial Questions” by Sheryl Garrett.
When FWC Officer Tim Trepanier conducted a fishery inspection on a Destin charter vessel, the 43-year-old