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Archive for 2008

LEGALS APRIL 10, 2008

Apr 13th, 2008 | Comments Off

NOTICE OF INTENT OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF WALTON COUNTY, FLORIDA TO ADOPT A REVISED RULE – CHALLENGED MATERIALS The School Board of Walton County, Florida, hereby gives notice of its intent to adopt a revised rule entitled Challenged Materials. PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The purpose and effect of the adoption of the revised policy, Challenged [...]

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Headlines April 9, 2008

Apr 13th, 2008 | Comments Off

HARRISON, COFFIELD RE-ELECTED IN DFS Referendum on City Clerk voted down. ELEVEN STUDENTS ARRESTED

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Proposed pit reclamation plan discussed

Apr 13th, 2008 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST Walton County is limiting a proposed fill dirt pit operation to excavating no more than five acres at a time, with each portion to then be reclaimed and planted in native vegetation.

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Eleven students arrested in WHS burglary, vandalism

Apr 13th, 2008 | Comments Off

On Friday, April 4, 2008, at approximately 11:45 p.m., several subjects forcibly entered Walton High School (WHS) and committed approximately $10,000 worth of damages. Video surveillance footage from WHS revealed that the subjects wore masks to conceal identity.

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Sheriff asks Governor to intervene

Apr 13th, 2008 | Comments Off

By ALICIA LEONARD After the Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) were unable to discuss Walton County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO)’s last request to reconsider returning funds to pay for a new 911 system, due to the legal need for the request to be discussed in a scheduled public hearing, Sheriff Ralph Johnson requested intervention [...]

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Freeport baseball squad wins 7th in a row

Apr 13th, 2008 | Comments Off

By PATRICK CASEY The Freeport Bulldogs scored nine runs in the first two innings as they defeated the Paxton Bobcats 9-4 in a Wednesday afternoon contest last week.

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Police seek missing 14-year-old

Apr 13th, 2008 | 0

The DeFuniak Springs Police Department (DFSPD) is seeking information in reference to the location of Dyani Michelle Johnson. Dyani was last seen at approximately 10 a.m. on March 27 by her grandmother. Dyani’s grandmother said that Dyani had completed her chores and had left the house. Her family has had no contact with Dyani since [...]

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DeFuniak Springs municipal election results

Apr 13th, 2008 | Comments Off

By BRUCE COLLIER The April 8 municipal election results for DeFuniak Springs are as follows. In the race for City Council seat 1, incumbent Don Harrison received 257 votes and Billy Deisler got 179 votes.

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