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February 23, 2017

Feb 23rd, 2017 | Comments Off on February 23, 2017

CASE NO: 2016-0209TD NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: TAX EASE 2016-1 LLC, the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed […]

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City of Freeport discusses land acquisition/ computer services

Feb 23rd, 2017 | Comments Off on City of Freeport discusses land acquisition/ computer services

Story by JEFFREY POWELL The city of Freeport held it first regularly scheduled meeting of the month on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, 2017. Fewer than one dozen citizens were in attendance. All council members were present with Janice McLean chairing the meeting in Mayor Russ Barley’s absence. The meeting began with the approval of a […]

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Walton County Officials finalize Beach Activities Ordinance revisions

Feb 23rd, 2017 | Comments Off on Walton County Officials finalize Beach Activities Ordinance revisions

  By DOTTY NIST Revisions involving beach vending, plus additional changes to the Walton County Waterways and Beach Activities Ordinance, have been finalized in the wake of a series of county commission meetings on the topic, with input from beach vendors and community members. Final decisions on revisions to the ordinance took place at a […]

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DeFuniak Springs City Council discusses search for new city manager

Feb 23rd, 2017 | Comments Off on DeFuniak Springs City Council discusses search for new city manager

By ELIZABETH SINCLAIR With Councilman Mac Carpenter’s name noticeable by omission, DeFuniak Springs Interim City Manager Tilman Mears wrote a letter of appreciation to the mayor and other four council members dated Feb.13. His formal letter of resignation was presented on Feb. 1. At the city council meeting on Feb.13, Mayor Bob Campbell asked

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February 16, 2017

Feb 16th, 2017 | Comments Off on February 16, 2017

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR WALTON COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.:  12-CA-1065 KENNETH GASAWAY REVOCABLE TRUST Plaintiff, v. ERIC C. JONES, Defendants. AMENDED NOTICE OF ACTION TO: ERIC C. JONES YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to quiet title on the following property in Walton County, Florida: Lot  4  Block   E  VILLAGE   […]

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Headline news 2/2/17

Feb 13th, 2017 | Comments Off on Headline news 2/2/17

  BCC STUDYING QUESTION OF SPECIAL MAGISTRATE Would preside at quasi-judicial hearings _____ SPECIAL BCC MEETING SET FOR BEACH ACTIVITIES ORDINANCE Proposed revisions to be considered Feb. 7 _____ SANDESTIN INVESTMENTS NOTICE OF PROPOSED CHANGE HEARING CONTINUED Open space proposal denied after hearing _____ DFS CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING Mears resigns as interim city manager […]

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Mardi Gras comes a little early to DeFuniak Springs

Feb 13th, 2017 | Comments Off on Mardi Gras comes a little early to DeFuniak Springs
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Walton County Courthouse shuttle service

Feb 13th, 2017 | Comments Off on Walton County Courthouse shuttle service
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South Walton District 3 champs again

Feb 13th, 2017 | Comments Off on South Walton District 3 champs again

By PATRICK CASEY The third meeting between the South Walton girls basketball team and the Baker Gators went a lot like the first two. The Lady Seahawks won yet again. Led by 23 points from senior center Savannah Slade and 19 points from junior forward Allee Coble, the Seahawks built a 25-point lead in the […]

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Lady Braves rally for district championship

Feb 13th, 2017 | Comments Off on Lady Braves rally for district championship

By PATRICK CASEY A Walton basketball team that went 6-20 last season and earned a spot in the Class 5A girls basketball playoffs has grown up this season, posting a 16-6 overall record after recording a dramatic 59-54 victory over district tournament host West Florida Tech on Saturday night to capture the District 1 title […]

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