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Archive for 2008

Classified Ads May 15, 2008

May 15th, 2008 | Comments Off

WANTED Will pay CAsh for RIDE TO PANAMA CITY. Flexible time between the days of Thursday, May 15- May 18. For more information call 772-532-4842. 1tp 5/15 ——————————————– SAXOPHONE Wanted. Older pro-model in any condition. (727)579-5791. 2tp 5/8-5/15 ——————————————– ODIE SLAY WANTS Pick-up trucks for Salvage, 1/2 and 3/4 Ton size, wrecked or wore-out. I [...]

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HEADLINES MAY 15, 2008

May 14th, 2008 | Comments Off

LEARNING TO PROTECT THE CASTLE Citizens gather for firearms training by WCSO and NRA. DFS COUNCIL APPROVES FIRST BAPTIST SCHOOL. Church gets unanimous approval to open a K-5 school at the church. GOING BACK TO SCHOOL ALREADY PLANNED School hasn’t let out yet, but 08-09 calendar is ready. RABID RACCOON ROUNDUP?

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Anonymous complaint against Sheriff filed with Division of Elections

May 14th, 2008 | Comments Off

By BRUCE COLLIER AND JEFFREY POWELL A one-page complaint has been filed with the Florida Department of State, Division of Elections by an “anonymous citizen/Sheriff’s office employee.”

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Town Center project gets go-ahead

May 14th, 2008 | Comments Off

By LEAH STRATMANN The first project proposed under a major development order application submitted by Anderson Engineering for the new Town Center located on 10 acres on the south side of Chat Holley Road, approximately 2,500 feet west of U.S. 331 is called Lehigh Pines.

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Council approves First Baptist school facility

May 14th, 2008 | Comments Off

By ALICIA LEONARD Without much delay, the DeFuniak Springs City Council approved unanimously the approval of the First Baptist Church Inc. request to open a K-5 school during the week at the church’s facility.

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Meadows won’t run for re-election

May 14th, 2008 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST A popular incumbent commissioner altered the dynamics of the 2008 Walton County District 5 commission race with a surprise announcement last week.

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Methamphetamine lab bust on May 7

May 14th, 2008 | Comments Off

The DeFuniak Springs Police Department investigation has continued into the methamphetamine lab bust at Quail Run apartments on south 19th Street on May 7.

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Schools issues shares of sports dollars

May 14th, 2008 | Comments Off

By PATRICK CASEY The Walton County School Board received a paper report from the county’s athletic directors as to the planned dispersal of the newly allocated funds to help cover costs given to middle and high school athletic programs.

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Sports News and Notes

May 14th, 2008 | Comments Off

By PATRICK CASEY Ponce de Leon’s Jennifer Grant became the third member of the Lady Pirates to sign a scholarship to play college basketball this fall.

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Legals May 15, 2008

May 14th, 2008 | Comments Off

ADVERTISEMENT FOR REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL RFP NO: 08-025 INTRODUCTION: Sealed proposals for local and long distance telephone service and equipment for the inmates at the County Jail will be received by the Board of County Commissioners, Walton County, Florida, hereinafter referred to as “County” at the address shown below: Central Purchasing Glyndol Johnson, Purchasing Agent [...]

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