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Archive for 2008

HEADLINES…OCTOBER 30, 2008

Oct 29th, 2008 | 0

DFS RECEIVES GRANT DOLLARS TO EXTEND AIRPORT RUNWAY The Council will kick in $196k for the $983k airport project. HIGH PRICES “STICKING” IT TO LOCAL CONSUMERS Now that fuel costs are down, high prices seem “stuck” in place. HOWL-O-WEEN A BARKING GOOD TIME This spooky holiday is going to the dogs! WCSB RECEIVES $10K SCHOLARSHIP [...]

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WCSB RECEIVES $10,000 SCHOLARSHIP FUND DONATION

Oct 29th, 2008 | 0

By  ASHLEY AMASON The Walton County School Board meeting on Oct. 21 was brief but eventful, as students, members of the Kiwanis Club, members of the Walton Education Foundation, and legendary Freeport Coach A.E. Rentz were recognized. Superintendent Carlene Anderson opened the meeting by announcing the board would like to recognize some “Sunshine State Scholars.” [...]

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WALTON COUNTY TOURISM SHOWS RESILIENCE

Oct 29th, 2008 | 0

By DOTTY NIST Tourism leaders credit loyal visitors to Walton County’s beaches for growth in the industry locally, a contrast with the situation in many other areas of the state. “They love this place, and they continue to come back year after year,” reported Jeff Shusterman, a marketing consultant for the South Walton Tourist Development [...]

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CITY RECEIVES FDOT GRANT TO CONTINUE AIRPORT EXPANSION

Oct 29th, 2008 | 0

By ALICIA LEONARD In a surprise move, the city of DeFuniak Springs was informed on Monday that another grant was available through the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for land purchase to expand the runway at the city’s municipal airport. The grant will pay for 80 percent of the land purchase, with the city filling [...]

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POINT – COUNTERPOINT

Oct 29th, 2008 | 0

The final article of a Herald-Breeze exclusive series wherein Walton County Republican and Democrat party leaders discuss the issues. Who should Americans choose for president and vice president, and why? We, as Americans, have come to a clearly defined crossroad in the life of our country. It is time to choose a new leader for [...]

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MOSQUITO BOARD WINS LAWSUIT BUT TENSION REMAINS HIGH

Oct 29th, 2008 | 0

By LEAH STRATMANN One day after the monthly meeting of the South Walton County Mosquito Control District (SWCMCD), attorney Lori Bytell received word the lawsuit filed by former executive director Gary D’Andrea had been settled in favor of the district. D’Andrea had sued the district for wrongful termination, even though his contract had expired when [...]

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WALTON FALTERS AT PENSACOLA CATHOLIC 31-0

Oct 29th, 2008 | 0

By PATRICK CASEY Pensacola Catholic used a versatile offense to keep Walton off-balance as Marquis Sumler rushed for 212 yards and senior wide receiver Alex Bast caught a 23-yard touchdown pass to lead the Crusaders to a 31-0 victory over Walton at their Homecoming. The Braves, who were shutout by the Crusaders for the first [...]

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CLASSIFIED ADS OCTOBER 30, 2008

Oct 29th, 2008 | Comments Off

   WANTED WANTED: Property to lease for bow hunting-deer, turkey, North Okaloosa, or Walton counties. Hunters will carry liability Ins. (Small Group) Please call Jason. 850-259-6354. 4tp 10/9-10/30. 27wds ———————————————————————————————————————————————————– WANTED: In excellent to good condition wicker patio furniture. Reasonably priced. Call 850-880-6480. tfp 10/16 ———————————————————————————————————————————————————– RIDING LESSONS In DFS, on smooth no trot, no [...]

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LEGALS OCTOBER 30, 2008

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NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That pursuant to a Writ of Execution issued in the COUNTY Court of OKALOOSA County, Florida, on the 19th day of JUNE, 2008. In the cause wherein BARNETT RECOVER CORP. was plaintiff(s) and DEBRA & CHARLES WARD was defendant(s), being Case No. 91692CC in said Court. I, [...]

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