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Archive for 2009

H E A D L I N E S June 4, 2009

Jun 5th, 2009 | Comments Off on H E A D L I N E S June 4, 2009

WCSO BIDS FAREWELL TO LT. WHITE Twenty-seven-year veteran retires from force. ALIAS “THE BEACH HIGHWAY?” Movement to designate portion of U.S. 331 SWCC HOSTS ARCHITECT/PLANNER Speaks on “transect” planning concept. CDLAB MEETS, TALKS OYSTER LAKE Funding crunch, lack of communication discussed. BCC ROLL CALL Major items discussed, measures taken.

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County revises commission meeting procedures

Jun 5th, 2009 | 0

 By DOTTY NIST New, shorter, time limits for citizens addressing the Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) have been approved for the stated purpose of encouraging speakers to “get to the point” and helping the officials “follow a format” for their meetings.

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Freeport Council hears joint land-use study report

Jun 5th, 2009 | 0

 By BEN GRAFTON At the Freeport City Council meeting of May 28, Jeff Fanto of the Okaloosa County Department of Growth Management and Michael Bomar, vice president of Tetra-Tech, Inc. of Destin, which does planning and engineering studies, participated in a brief presentation of the Freeport portion of the draft Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) […]

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Roll Call

Jun 5th, 2009 | 0

Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) May 26 regular meeting

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NFSC Trustees choose mediation

Jun 5th, 2009 | Comments Off on NFSC Trustees choose mediation

By ALICIA LEONARD During a special May 26 meeting of the Northwest Florida State College Board of Trustee’s, board members voted 5-2 to go the route of mediation in response to an administrative hearing request by embattled former college president Bob Richburg.

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Sports News and Notes

Jun 5th, 2009 | Comments Off on Sports News and Notes


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WCSB: Budget numbers up

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By ASHLEY AMASON Chief Financial Officer Jim McCall updated the board on the newest numbers coming from the Capitol at the May 19 Walton County School Board (WCSB) meeting.

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