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30 years ago — 1983
The Walton County Sheriff’s Department investigated the discovery of a young woman’s body on a South Walton beach.
After abolishing South Walton’s planning committee, the Walton County Commission began taking steps toward countywide planning and zoning.
25 years ago — 1988
Some South Walton residents with 837 telephone prefixes were being billed the 50-cent surcharge for
20 years ago — 1993
European pottery predating Colombian times in the late 1400s may have been discovered in South Walton while archeologists dig at an American Indian site.
Defendant Donnie Demont Phillips was found guilty during retrial for the murder of
Robert Newton Linton, 30, who died in the Walton County Jail, did not receive the medication prescribed for him while he was incarcerated for two days.
A new ordinance makes complaint and enforcements procedures again contractors in
10 years ago — 2003
For his contribution to tourism, Van Ness Butler was presented with the Van Ness Butler Hospitality Award 2003 by the Tourist development Council.
Junior League of the
First All That Jazz Wine Festival held at The Village of Baytowne Wharf.