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Archive for February 13th, 2017

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

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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

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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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Officials focus on priorities for state and federal funding, strategic goals

Feb 13th, 2017 | Comments Off on Officials focus on priorities for state and federal funding, strategic goals

By DOTTY NIST  Recently approved were Walton County priorities for state and federal funding, and officials have set a workshop to consider the county’s strategic goals and objectives. State and federal funding priorities   The priorities were approved at the Jan. 24 Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) meeting at the Walton County Courthouse. […]

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Discussion and action focus on open space at Jan. 30 Sandestin NOPC hearing

Feb 13th, 2017 | Comments Off on Discussion and action focus on open space at Jan. 30 Sandestin NOPC hearing

By DOTTY NIST  A county commission motion finding the Sandestin Development of Regional Impact (DRI) 28.13 acres over the requirement for open space failed to carry at the Jan. 30 quasi-judicial hearing in connection with the DRI. The Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) quasi-judicial hearing took place at the South Walton Annex with […]

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Walton County’s legislative delegation to hear from public on Feb. 27

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By DOTTY NIST  State Representative Brad Drake (R-Eucheeanna) and State Senator George Gainer (R-Panama City) have scheduled a public meeting to hear from their Walton County constituents. The meeting is to take place at 4:30 p.m. on Feb. 27 at the South Walton High School Auditorium. Any member of the public is welcome to attend […]

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