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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 many publics, 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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Nighttime Lane Closures Planned for U.S. 331 in Walton County
Drivers will encounter alternating nighttime lane closures on U.S. 331, just north of the Clyde B. Wells Bridge, Monday, Sept. 15 through Friday, Sept. 26. Read on...
Accreditation Team Invites Public Comments about the Walton County Sheriff’s Office
As part of the on-site assessment, agency members and the general public are invited to offer comments to the assessment team. Read on...

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