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Archive for February 7th, 2017

CITY OF FREEPORT recipient of new park benches from the Fellowship Of Christian Athletes of Freeport High School

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LIVE OAK TREE was planted in honor of Wallace Bruce by Bruce family

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Headline news 2/2/17

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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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Paxton wraps up 12-0 district run

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By BLAKE MCCORMICK While Laurel Hill will always be Paxton’s top traditional rival, in many ways, Malone has emerged as the Bobcats’ arch nemesis within the last dozen years or so. Fans of both schools have packed each others’ gymnasiums with electric crowds to witness two of the state’s most competitive Class A programs swap […]

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Special meeting set for revisions to Beach Activities Ordinance

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  By DOTTY NIST  Proposed revisions to Walton County’s Waterways and Beach Activities Ordinance have been formulated and are up for consideration at a Feb. 7 county commission special meeting. A number are related to beach vending regulations, but included are revisions related to use of the beach and beach equipment by the general public. […]

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Commissioner calls for look at using special magistrate for some board hearings

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By DOTTY NIST  The county commission will soon be reviewing information on the possibility of using a special magistrate or similar professional to hold quasi-judicial hearings for some requests currently heard by four county boards, one of those being the county commission itself. On the agenda for the Jan. 24 Walton County Board of County […]

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Teacher and Educational Support Professional awards: their moment to shine

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By ALICIA LEONARD The Walton County School Board and Walton County School Superintendent Russell Hughes, as well as other supporting groups from Walton County along with friends, family and loved ones, came out the evening of Jan. 24, 2017 to recognize and celebrate Walton County educational professionals and support personnel. The annual teacher and support […]

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Headline news 1/26/17

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  DFS CITY COUNCIL JAN. 24 MEETING Approves marijuana moratorium _____ PAXTON TOWN COUNCIL JAN. 17 MEETING Talks phones, insurance _____ SCHOOL BOARD JAN. 17 MEETING Discusses financing and contract ratifications _____ SIXTH ANNUAL SNOWBIRD DAY IN DEFUNIAK SPRINGS Visitors fed and entertained with music, games, prizes _____ WALTON COUNTY TAXPAYERS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING New […]

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Plants and pancakes

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February 2, 2017

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CASE NO: 2016-0214TD NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CB INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENTS, 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 are […]

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