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Photos of the Week 5.15.14

May 16th, 2014 | 0

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAMS throughout the state of Florida are engaged in spring football practice this month as Kickoff Classics for the 2014 season are just 14 weeks away. (Photo by Patrick Casey)


WALTON COUNTY EXTENSION DIRECTOR MIKE GOODCHILD and the rest of the local Extension Office staff hosted a day-long open house May 9 with free seminars on a variety of agricultural topics to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act of 1914, which established the Cooperative Extension Service. (Photo by Reid Tucker)


CANCER SURVIVORS walk the first lap of the evening. Hundreds of Relay For Life participants, family and friends gathered at the Walton County Fairgrounds on the evening of May 9 for the annual walking event intended to bring awareness to cancer research and prevention. For the first time teams from DeFuniak Springs and Freeport walked together as the North of the Bay organization. (Photo by Jeffrey Powell)


PAXTON HAD SIX HITS ON THE NIGHT, including a first-inning grand slam from senior Austin Carnley, who had four RBIs in the May 6 playoff contest against Sneads. Paxton won the game 8-6. (Photo by Reid Tucker)


SAGE ROBERTS, South Walton senior football player, signed a scholarship deal to play football at Ave Maria University in Naples last week in the school’s Media Center. (Photo by Patrick Casey)

SOUTH WALTON MOSQUITO Control District Headquarters at the height of the late April flood event. In the wake of flooding of their headquarters property and many other areas in south Walton County, the SWMCD commissioners held an emergency meeting on May 8 at the South Walton Annex. During the course of the meeting SWMCD Director Ben Brewer declared a state of emergency for the district. (Photo courtesy of Walton County Public Information)


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