Walton County Newswire (Page 3)

Walton County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Walton County, FL. (Page 3)

Results 41 - 60 of 3,363 in Walton County, FL

  1. Upcoming Events and EntertainmentRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Walton Sun

    ... Tom Greene, a recognized authority on rare Florida plants, will lead a walk in the pine flatwoods of South Walton County Aug. 8. Meet at 9 a.m. at the Walmart on Hwy. 98 near Sandestin on the portion of the parking lot adjacent to the highway. ...

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  2. 2nd Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed in Walton CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    Walton County health officials are upgrading the mosquito-borne illness advisory to an "alert" for the county after a second human case of West Nile has been confirmed.

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  3. Walton County on West Nile alertRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    The latest confirmation has prompted the state Health Department in Walton County to upgrade a mosquito-borne illness advisory to alert status, a news release said.

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  4. Walton County to swap one Confederate flag for another // PHOTOS, VIDEORead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    Walton County has decided to replace the Confederate Flag flying at its courthouse with another Southern banner flown during the Civil War.

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  5. Tips for battling the mosquitoes from the prosRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Walton Sun

    In light of the area's recent scare with confirmed cases of West Nile Virus, the thoughts of area residents may be leaning towards how to avoid getting bit. The Department of Health and the Mosquito Control District have good information posted on their websites, but one area mosquito-control expert offered to share more prevention tips to keep in mind for homes and yards this season.

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  6. Second case of WNV confirmedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Walton Sun

    Florida Department of Health in Walton County has upgraded the mosquito-borne illness advisory to an alert for Walton County according to Holly Holt, DOH-Walton Administrator. A second human case of West Nile virus illness has been confirmed and there is a heightened concern that additional residents will become ill.

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  7. Walton Commission Remove Confederate Battle Flag, and Raise the "Stars and Bars"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    Tuesday Walton County Commissioners heard from close to 50 people both for and against the removal of the battle flag from the Civil War monument located at the Walton County Courthouse. "We need to take down that flag, not tomorrow, not twelve years from now, not 25 years from now, but now and replace it with nothing," said Steve Uhlfelder, who wants the flag removed.

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  8. Fla. county still debating Confederate flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | News 4 Jax

    The Confederate flag was still flying Tuesday morning over a Panhandle county's courthouse, where officials at a County Commission meeting voted on whether to keep the divisive symbol up. Walton County officials said they ordered a new Confederate flag on Tuesday and could be replacing the old one as early as Wednesday.

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  9. School Board asked to stop prayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... place in schools. Today, its board has a moment of silence at the start of each meeting, but no prayer . Walton County, on the other hand, continues to give an invocation at the start of each of its meetings. Superintendent Carlene Anderson said ...

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  10. Walton County votes to replace one Confederate flag with anotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | The Miami Herald

    After two hours of sharply divided and emotional debate by residents of the Panhandle, the Walton County Commission voted Tuesday to remove its Confederate flag that has flown on the lawn of the county courthouse for 51 years and replace it with a version known as "stars and bars." Commissioners voted 4-0 to replace the rebel flag with a different version that depicts 13 white stars on a blue background and red and white horizontal bars.

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  11. Weekly beach sampling results for Walton CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Walton Sun

    The Florida Department of Health in Walton County conducts regularly scheduled saltwater beach water quality monitoring at seven sites through the Healthy Beaches Monitoring Program. Samples are collected from March through the end of October.

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  12. Archaeologists Begin Digging Under Walton County TombstoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    Residents have many questions ever since search archaeologists detected two different out of the ordinary areas near an abandoned tombstone two weeks ago. "There were two areas where they couldn't quite pinpoint what exactly they were looking at," FDOT Spokesperson Ian Satter said.

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  13. Local counties look to protect BP moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. While most of the numerous elected leaders or local government officials in Walton County for the meeting of the eight disproportionately impacted counties didn't point to any one person trying to undercut the ...

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  14. Mosquito Control Districts Survey for Mosquito-Borne IllnessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    Last week there was a lot of buzz after a woman in Walton County tested positive for the West Nile virus. West Nile is the most common mosquito-borne illness and mosquito control districts across the Panhandle continue to spray in order to fight the bite.

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  15. Rebel flag divides Panhandle county: North vs. South turned aroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | The Miami Herald

    ... Conference will be there, too. Bracketed by Alabama to the north and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, Walton County is one of the oldest counties in Florida. But today, the county may be best known as the birthplace of Seaside, the prototype of an ...

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  16. Confederate flag battle in Panhandle pits North against SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | St. Petersburg Times

    Supporters and opponents of the Confederate flag will square off again on Tuesday, this time in a Florida Panhandle community with a geographic twist as "northerners" may be more supportive of the flag than people in the South. The place is Walton County, sandwiched between Panama City and Destin in northwest Florida.

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  17. Guest Column: Confederate flag is a symbol of racism and divisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    We are not demanding removal of the Confederate battle flag from the Walton County courthouse with any political agenda, for the sake of political correctness, to destroy Southern history or to prevent anyone from flying the flag on private property.

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  18. School Board asked to stop prayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... place in schools. Today, its board has a moment of silence at the start of each meeting, but no prayer . Walton County, on the other hand, continues to give an invocation at the start of each of its meetings. Superintendent Carlene Anderson said ...

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  19. Locals Celebrate the Opening Ceremony of the Special Olympics World GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    The night was filled with balloon animals, hula hoop and limbo contests, all in anticipation for the opening ceremonies of the Special Olympics World Games A portion of the proceeds made by "The Hub's" restaurants and stores will be donated to Special Olympics in Walton County "It's fantastic," said Damien McNeil, the Walton and Okaloosa County Director of Special Olympics. "We have such a great support community here in Walton County for Special Olympics.

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  20. Guest Column: a pastor's plea: Let go of old animosities, WaltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    I support the request to remove the Confederate battle flag from its place of honor on the grounds of the Walton County Courthouse.

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