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Walton rolls past Freeport 47-7

Sep 12th, 2014 | Comments Off

By PATRICK CASEY Walton junior running back Azende Rey ran for 242 yards and three touchdowns as the Walton Braves improved to 2-0 on the 2014 season with a 47-7 road victory over the Freeport Bulldogs on Friday night.

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Seahawks earn road win

Sep 12th, 2014 | Comments Off

By PATRICK CASEY Johnathan Ortner tossed four touchdown passes and threw for 251 yards as South Walton defeated North Bay Haven 48-18 on Friday night in a game played at Bozeman School in northern Bay County.

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Public input requested in DeFuniak Springs blight ordinance draft process

Sep 5th, 2014 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER The DeFuniak Springs City Council and city staff are calling on the public to help them trim down the draft blight ordinance announced at the Aug. 25 council meeting.

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Business owners come together to increase downtown traffic

Sep 5th, 2014 | Comments Off

By ALICIA LEONARD A group of concerned business owners, citizens and local civic leaders came together on the afternoon of Aug. 28 to discuss potential ways to get people to venture beyond the U.S. 331 turn lane and into historic downtown DeFuniak Springs. One of the biggest hurdles the group discussed was getting tourists to [...]

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Commissioners renew support for potential fish hatchery

Sep 5th, 2014 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST A fish hatchery project has been on Walton County’s list of priorities for Natural Resources Damage Assessment (NRDA) funding since 2011. Recently county officials renewed their commitment to making the project a reality.

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Walton Defeats Blountstown 16-6

Sep 5th, 2014 | Comments Off

By PATRICK CASEY Junior quarterback Jace Fielder threw for 243 yards and had a pair of clutch touchdown passes as the Walton Braves earned a 16-6 road win at Blountstown on Friday night in the regular season opener for both squads.

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Freeport breaks losing streak with solid 24-6 win at Cottondale

Sep 5th, 2014 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER The Bulldogs hadn’t won a football game since November of 2012. Those days are over.

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Seahawks roll to road win

Sep 5th, 2014 | Comments Off

By PATRICK CASEY Johnathan Ortner tossed five touchdown passes and threw for 216 yards in just over one half of action as the South Walton Seahawks pummeled Jacksonvillle Christ’s Church Academy 49-0 in the regular season opener for both teams.

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Headline News 8.28.2014

Aug 29th, 2014 | Comments Off

BCC DISCUSSES BEACH ACCESSES AND REGIONAL PARKING Conflicting opinions on neighborhood beach accesses _____ BCC HEARS PUBLIC COMMENT ON PARKING RECOMMENDATIONS Area from CR-395 to Bay County line subject of comments _____ DFS CITY COUNCIL AUG. 25 MEETING Will develop strategic plan with ISP _____ WCSB AUG. 19 MEETING Land deal, hiring practices dominate meeting [...]

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Parking recommendations for southeastern Walton County draw public comment

Aug 29th, 2014 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST Recommendations for public parking were provided on Aug. 12 for southeastern Walton County.

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