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Warriors nab 58-50 comeback win against Roulhac Middle

Dec 5th, 2014 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER The Walton Middle School Warriors had to battle from behind, but once overtaking the Roulhac Tigers they were unstoppable, rolling up an eight-point lead on the way to a home-court win.

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Freeport girls edge Walton 59-57

Dec 5th, 2014 | Comments Off

By PATRICK CASEY In a game that featured Walton’s inside attack against Freeport’s outside shooting the Bulldogs captured the win by running out the clock over the final two minutes of the game as the Braves failed to force a turnover or commit enough fouls to send the host squad to the free throw line [...]

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Headline news 11.27.14

Nov 27th, 2014 | Comments Off

DFS CITY COUNCIL NOV. 24 MEETING City hall sales agreement still on track _____ PAXTON TOWN COUNCIL NOV. 18 MEETING Members sworn in, city officers installed _____ SCHOOL BOARD NOV. 18 MEETING Installs new officers, moves forward with land purchase talks _____ WALTON REPUBLICAN WOMEN MEET NOV. 19 Guest is national GOP committeeman Peter Feaman [...]

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DFS City Hall sales agreement still on track after contract amendments

Nov 27th, 2014 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER
            The deal to sell the DeFuniak Springs City Hall property to land developer T Investments, LLC, continues to move forward, but the City Council had to approve some changes to the purchase agreement first.  

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WCSB installs new officers, moves forward with negotiations for land purchase in Freeport

Nov 27th, 2014 | Comments Off

By ALICIA LEONARD The Walton County School Board(WCSB) met on the evening of Nov. 18 to hear an update on facilities, install new officers and a regular meeting at the South Walton High School, before retiring to an executive session concerning collective bargaining for the 2014-15 school year. Director of Facilities for the district, Mark [...]

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Board members find violations with buffer clearing, outdoor merchandise storage

Nov 27th, 2014 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST The Walton County Code Enforcement Board (CEB) recently took action on alleged violations pertaining to outdoor storage of merchandise on the U.S. 98 Scenic Corridor, buffer clearing, and junk and debris.

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Lady Braves crush Pensacola Catholic 47-21

Nov 27th, 2014 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER Krista McQueen led Walton to a massive 42-21 district win against perpetual rival Pensacola Catholic, improving to 2-3 overall and 2-0 in the district.

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Dixon scores 29 against Rocky Bayou, breaks South Walton career scoring record

Nov 27th, 2014 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER Paxton Dixon did more than lead the Seahawks in scoring when he put up 34 points against Bethlehem and 29 against Rocky Bayou. He made history.

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Freeport basketball teams 3-0

Nov 27th, 2014 | Comments Off

By PATRICK CASEY Varsity high school basketball season is off to a strong start at Freeport High School as both the boys and girls squads have won their first three games of the 2014-15 season.

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Headline News 11.20.14

Nov 20th, 2014 | Comments Off

BCC DISCUSSES TAX EXEMPTION, INTERLOCAL AGREEMENTS Takes action on broadband unit and development proposal _____ BCC POSTPONES ACTION ON BEACH NOURISHMENT PROJECT Leave No Trace revisions discussion also continued _____ BCC TO CONSIDER COASTAL DUNE LAKE REGULATIONS Possible revisions regarding property near lakes. _____ PLANNING COMMISSION NOV. 13 MEETING Proposed borrow pit ordinance discussed _____ [...]

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