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Removal of section from U.S. 331 four-laning project is announced

Aug 1st, 2014 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST The state is proceeding with efforts to multi-lane the U.S. 331 bay bridge and other portions of the highway as far north as I-10, but plans have been announced to remove a one-mile portion on the south side of DeFuniak Springs from an existing contract for the highway expansion.

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Commissioners discuss problems with beach vending, parking

Aug 1st, 2014 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST County commissioners are focusing on resolving problems with overcrowding at public beach accesses and increasing conflicts between the public and beach vendors in south Walton County.

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WCSB sets tentative 2014-2015 budget

Aug 1st, 2014 | Comments Off

By ALICIA LEONARD The Walton County School Board(WCSB) set a tentative budget and millage rate during a public hearing on the afternoon of July 28, 2014.

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Headline News 7.24.2014

Jul 24th, 2014 | Comments Off

BCC JULY 8 PARKING NEEDS ASSESSMENT MEETING             Hears recommendations on parking from Grayton to Seagrove             _____   PAXTON TOWN COUNCIL JULY 15 MEETING             Update on FDOT five-year roadway improvement plan _____   DFS PLANNING BOARD JULY 21 MEETING             Local business gets variance approval to go to Council             _____   SCHOOL [...]

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Paxton Town Council gets update on FDOT five-year roadway improvement plan

Jul 24th, 2014 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER The Paxton Town Council had a quick July meeting, hearing update on the status of projects submitted last year for inclusion on the Florida Department of Transportation’s five-year rural work program.

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BCC discusses millage “bump” to accommodate infrastructure needs

Jul 24th, 2014 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST County commissioners took a first look at a budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year on July 10 and discussed needs of the county. This was at a Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) budget workshop at the Walton County Courthouse in DeFuniak Springs.

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Recommendations provided on parking from Grayton to Seagrove

Jul 24th, 2014 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST Recommendations on public parking from Grayton Beach to Seagrove were provided at a July 8 special meeting of the Walton County Board of County Commissioners.

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DeFuniak Springs Little League State Champs

Jul 24th, 2014 | Comments Off

The DeFuniak Springs Senior League Softball squad that claimed district and section titles is now also a state champion after winning three games in two days in Plant City over the weekend.

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Headline News 7.17.2014

Jul 18th, 2014 | Comments Off

NO VENDORS AT CAMP HELEN STATE PARK State withdraws plans following public objection _____ BEACH VENDING DISCONTINUED ON SECTION OF GRAYTON Property owners seek relief from “out of control” situation _____ BCC APPROVES COUNTYWIDE NOISE ORDINANCE Discussion planned on 2003 ordinance still in effect _____ DFS CITY COUNCIL JULY 14 MEETING Approves sidewalk merchandise display [...]

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Officials approve countywide noise ordinance

Jul 18th, 2014 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST The first noise ordinance applying to all the unincorporated area in Walton County has been approved by county commissioners.

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