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Archive for May 12th, 2017

May 11, 2017

May 12th, 2017 | Comments Off on May 11, 2017

CASE NO: 2016-0234TD NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: GEORGE STANLEY, 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 as […]

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Headline news 5/4/17

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BCC VOTES TO TRANSFER FIRE RESCUE OPERATIONS TO WCSO Vote is 3-2 following public discussion and debate _____ BCC APRIL 25 MEETING COVERS BROAD AGENDA Hires planning director, accepts Davis resignation, approves property purchase _____ ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT APRIL 27 MEETING Affirms appeal withdrawal, approves variances _____ CITY MATTERS: DFS GRANT WRITER HITS THE […]

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JARED HEADY wins Pasco Regional Science and Engineering Fair Special Award

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WCSB looks at cost reduction possibilities for new Elementary School South

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By ALICIA LEONARD A bill tightening the state’s grip on school construction costs has school districts, including Walton County’s, concerned they could lose future funding or the ability to secure lenders and the best rates when building new schools. Many say the new extra per-student spending cap takes away the authority of local citizens as […]

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Tried and Truett! Walton wins third straight district title

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By BLAKE MCCORMICK Walton junior pitcher Hannah Poole was dominating Bay High batters, and the limited contact garnered by the Tornadoes was well managed by Lady Brave fielders, like Sarah Earley, who had a nifty over the shoulder snag in center field during the second inning. Walton’s batters, however, were only tapping easy to handle […]

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Freeport City Council discusses upcoming election, cancer benefit dinner

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Story by JEFFREY POWELL The Freeport City Council held their second regularly scheduled meeting of the month on April 27, 2017. All council members were in attendance with approximately 30 members of the general public in the audience. After taking care of several housekeeping issues Freeport City Clerk Becky Podraza asked for and received permission […]

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Walton County BCC hires planning director, accepts attorney’s resignation, OKs Miramar Beach property purchase

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By DOTTY NIST Ordinances, personnel and the purchase of property headlined a busy Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) regular meeting on April 25. The meeting was well attended and took place at the Walton County Courthouse. Personnel matters Shortly after the meeting was convened, the commissioners voted quickly and unanimously to hire Charles […]

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