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Traffic, trolleys, vehicles, and auto rally get attention at TDC meeting

Apr 17th, 2015 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST Seagrove resident Fred Buehler got the April 7 Walton County Tourist Development Council (TDC) meeting started with a bang with a complaint about the “lack of an agenda item” about traffic.

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Walton Softball Edges Paxton 1-0; Braves Win Samson Tourney

Apr 17th, 2015 | Comments Off

By PATRICK CASEY Walton freshman pitcher Hannah Poole threw a one-hitter and drove in the only run of the game with a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the third inning as the Braves defeated Paxton 1-0 on April 8 on Senior Night at the Walton High School softball complex.

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Headline news 4.9.15

Apr 10th, 2015 | Comments Off

DFS CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE FORUM Incumbents and challengers tackle city issues _____ DFS CITY MARSHAL CANDIDATE FORUM Candidates highlight differing priorities _____ PREMIERE OF COASTAL DUNE LAKE FILM Spotlights importance of rare bodies of water _____ TDC BEACH MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE APRIL 6 MEETING Beach nourishment easement letters to be sent out by end of month [...]

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30A Republican Club members hear about incorporation possibility

Apr 10th, 2015 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST Kelley Mossburg identified two questions that citizens must ask themselves when considering incorporation of south Walton County: Are you willing to control your own destiny, and are you willing to pay for it?

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DFS City Council candidates tackle the big issues at public forum

Apr 10th, 2015 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER Sitting City Councilmen Kermit Wright, Mac Work and Ron Kelley took on the four new candidates vying for their seats at a public forum.

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DeFuniak Springs City Marshal forum highlights differing priorities of candidates

Apr 10th, 2015 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER Like their counterparts aiming for a seat on the City Council, City Marshal Mark Weeks and challengers Michael Howell and James Hurley answered questions regarding their vision for the future of the city.

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Project letters expected to go out to beachfront owners by end of April

Apr 10th, 2015 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST Letters to beachfront property owners in areas envisioned for nourishment in the Walton County Hurricane & Storm Damage Reduction (WCH&SDR) Project are expected to be sent out by the end of April, according to Jim Bagby, Walton County Tourist Development Council (TDC) executive director.

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Biplane pilot David Mars barnstorms back to DFS for Marvel of Flight 2015

Apr 10th, 2015 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER David Mars might not have been born in the cockpit of an airplane, but he’s spent enough time in one to say he’s been flying most of his life.

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Lady Braves on a roll with 4-1 win over Marianna and 6-0 sweep against PDL

Apr 10th, 2015 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER Walton is sitting pretty with a perfect 7-0 record in District 1-4A softball play after a 4-1 win against longtime rival Marianna, followed by a breeze of a 6-0 victory over non-district foe Ponce de Leon. The back-to-back wins on April 3 and April 10 are just the most recent feathers in [...]

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Commissioners vote on economic development ad valorem tax exemptions

Apr 3rd, 2015 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST The third county commission vote was the charm for an economic development ad valorem tax exemption for Empire Truck Sales, and Triangle Chevrolet Buick also got a thumbs up for a tax exemption.

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