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DeFuniak Springs mayor weighs in on “Mayor’s Right to Vote” referendum

Apr 3rd, 2015 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER With the imminent arrival of the April 14 city general elections close at hand, DeFuniak Springs Mayor Bob Campbell wanted to clear the air about the ballot’s sole voter referendum, one that could eliminate the mayor’s right to vote.

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County holds project application workshop

Apr 3rd, 2015 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST As of April 1, funding applications are being taken for projects in Walton County in connection with monies now available through the RESTORE Act.

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Braves softball shuts out Crusaders

Apr 3rd, 2015 | Comments Off

By PATRICK CASEY The Walton softball team posted their 12th consecutive victory of the 2015 season on Monday night as freshman pitcher Hannah Poole tossed a three-hitter in a 9-0 home victory over the Pensacola Catholic Crusaders.

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South Walton defeats Port St. Joe 6-1

Apr 3rd, 2015 | Comments Off

By PATRICK CASEY The South Walton softball team defeated Port St. Joe 6-1 last week to earn a sweep of the regular season series as freshman Alyssa Selvey recorded another complete game victory.

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Headline news 4.2.2015

Apr 3rd, 2015 | Comments Off

BCC APPROVES ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TAX EXEMPTIONS For Empire Truck Sales and Triangle Chevrolet-Buick _____ DFS PROCLAIMS BOYS & GIRLS CLUB AND CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH Mayor signs proclamations, tours facilities _____ RESTORE ACT WORKSHOP MARCH 24 Applications being taken for funding of projects _____ REID RIDES AGAIN – PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Spring Break 2015 [...]

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Headline news 3.26.15

Mar 27th, 2015 | Comments Off

DFS CITY COUNCIL MARCH 23 MEETING Returns split vote to extend impact fee moratorium _____ PAXTON TOWN COUNCIL MARCH 17 MEETING Renews sludge removal contract, approves Red Cross proclamation _____ BCC TO CONSIDER TAX INCREMENT FINANCING In south Walton and along U.S. 331 _____ WALTON REPUBLICAN WOMEN HOST RICK PERRY Former Texas governor addresses March [...]

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Paxton Town Council renews sludge removal contract, approves Red Cross Month proclamation

Mar 27th, 2015 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER The Paxton Town Council wasted no time at its regularly scheduled March meeting, swiftly returning a unanimous vote to re-up its sludge renewal contract with Green South Solutions.

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DFS City Council returns split vote to extend moratorium on impact fees

Mar 27th, 2015 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER The DeFuniak Springs City Council again debated whether or not to continue the moratorium on impact fees, but the measure passed once more, though this time by a narrow margin.

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Former Texas Governor Rick Perry speaks to Walton County Republicans

Mar 27th, 2015 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST “The greatest and the best days of America are in front of us,” former Texas Governor Rick Perry told an enthusiastic group of Walton County Republicans on March 18 at Cantina Laredo in Grand Boulevard.

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BCC to consider Tax Increment Financing in south Walton County and along U.S. 331

Mar 27th, 2015 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST “The gist of it is that it is not a tax increase,” Walton County District 5 Commissioner Cindy Meadows said of Tax Increment Financing (TIF) to be considered for south Walton County and along U.S. 331 north of the bay.

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