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Archive for November 11th, 2010

Photos of the Week Nov 11, 2010

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Headlines 11-11-2010

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WCSB MEETS NOV. 2 Phases in new test standards and teacher evaluations. _____ DFS CITY COUNCIL MEETING NOV. 8 Neighbor disputes dominate agenda. _____ FATALITY ON U.S. 331 DFS woman dead, others injured. _____ FREEPORT PLANNING BOARD MEETS NOV. 3 Farris sworn in, flood plan ordinance discussed. _____ REFURBISHED WATER TANK IN INLET BEACH Water […]

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Braves Grill Seahawks 41-0

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By PATRICK CASEY The Walton Braves rolled up almost 500 yards of total offense as they defeated the South Walton Seahawks 41-0 on Friday night at Everette Yates Memorial Stadium.

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Neighbor feuds at DFS City Council

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By ASHLEY AMASON Dissonance among neighbors consumed most of the hour-long meeting of the DeFuniak Springs City Council Nov. 8. First on the agenda was a request from Rosemarie Simons to operate a home-based business, providing therapeutic massage. 

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First Friday breakfast gets Eglin update

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By ALICIA LEONARD The Walton Area Chamber of Commerce along with Chelco recently hosted the quarterly First Friday Breakfast with the theme of military appreciation. The catered breakfast, packed with business and local area leaders, included an update from team Eglin by Col. Marc D. Piccolo and Lt. Col. George Trumba. Executive Director for Workforce […]

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WCSD to phase in new test standards and teacher evaluations

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By ASHLEY AMASON At the Nov. 2 meeting of the Walton County School Board, both the Freeport Kiwanis Club and Defuniak Springs Kiwanis Club presented a check in the amount of $1,000 to the district for transportation costs of sending fifth grade students to the Northwest Florida State College production of Peter and the Wolf […]

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Eddie Farris becomes new Freeport Planning Board member

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By BEN GRAFTON The first order of business at the Freeport Planning Board meeting on Nov. 3 was to administer the oath of office to Sheriff’s Lt. Eddie Farris so that he could serve as a member of that board.

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