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Office of Public Information
The Office of Public Information functions as the public relations arm of the Walton County Board of County Commissioners by assisting the Administration, Commissioners and departments in communicating the goals and activities of the county government to the county's public, both internal and external.

The Office of Public Information serves as the media relations arm of the county and works with the media to ensure the timely and accurate delivery of information for the purpose of presentation to the public.

The Office of Public Information serves as the community relations arm for non-profit entities who seek information, partnerships or support from the county government.
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Walton County Solid Waste Department Partners with Topsail Hill Preserve to Expand Recycling
The Walton County Department of Solid Waste and Topsail Hill Preserve are pleased to share the exciting news of a brand new recycling partnership. Read on...
Walton County Allows Vendors Beach Access to Remove Equipment for Storm
Due to unsettled weather forecasts with projected potential for storm surge, Walton County has extended temporary blanket authority to all permitted vendors to access the beach via public access locations for the sole purpose of removing equipment. Read on...

Louis Svehla
Louis E. Svehla
Public Information Manager
76 N. 6th Street
Defuniak Springs, FL 32435
Phone: 850-951-7101 
Hours: M-F 8am - 4:30pm