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Archive for June, 2008

HEADLINES…JUNE 12, 2008

Jun 11th, 2008 | Comments Off

THE AMAZING GRACE Abused dog proves “To err is human, to forgive is canine.” SHERIFF’S CANDIDATE FORUM SET FOR THIS WEEK Herald-Breeze co-sponsors with Walton County Prevention Coalition. DFS COUNCIL GETS CITIZEN’S GOATS Gruff neighbors say they are “baaaaaaad.” ELECTIONS COMPLAINT “LEGALLY INSUFFICIENT” No proof that Johnson told deputies to gather signatures. KEEPING THE CODE [...]

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WALTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S CANDIDATE FORUM PLANNED

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Staff reports The Walton County Prevention Coalition and DeFuniak Herald-Beach Breeze present a candidate forum to allow candidates for the Walton County Sheriff’s Office to discuss their views on preventing teens and adults from experimenting with drugs, alcohol and tobacco. The forum will be held at Freeport High School, 12615 U.S. 331 South in Freeport [...]

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ELECTIONS COMPLAINT “LEGALLY INSUFFICIENT”

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By ALICIA LEONARD The Florida Elections Commission has responded to Walton County Deputy Rick Brown’s election complaint that Sheriff Ralph Johnson was using deputies to get voter petitions signed for the him while on duty. The use of patrol cars for the same purposes was alleged. The complaint was also sent to the Herald-Breeze in [...]

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AMAZING GRACE

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By ALICIA LEONARD Mark Twain once said, “Heaven goes by favour. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.” Dogs are known for their loyalty, kindness and ability to forgive. Grace, a young bull dog, is a prime example of the unwavering and pure heart of man’s best [...]

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SCHOOL BOARD CAPS END OF SCHOOL YEAR

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By PATRICK CASEY The Walton County School Board met on Tuesday, June 3, in preparation for the end of the 2007-08 school year while already working on the start of the 2008-09 school year, which is only a little over two months away. School board members approved an extra $56,000 for threshold and quality assurance [...]

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BORROW PIT PROBLEMS ADDRESSED IN WALTON COUNTY

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Staff reports District 4 Commissioner and Vice Chair of the Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC), Sara Comander, is focusing more attention on the problems of borrow pits throughout the county. Comander recently held a meeting of county department leaders to discuss the environmental challenges of county owned borrow pits. Borrow pits are holes [...]

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KEEPING UP THE CODE

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By ALICIA LEONARD Kevin Hargett has been overseeing the Walton County Code Enforcement unit since January 2005. Six other employees besides Hargett work to see that hundreds of ordinances enacted by the county are observed and enforced. The unit is on call after-hours and on weekends, with Hargett citing land clearing and noise ordinance violations [...]

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TOP 10 LOCAL SPORTS ITEMS 2007-08, PART 2

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By PATRICK CASEY The end of another school year brings to a close yet another chapter in local athletic history. For some, the look ahead to next year brings hope for improvement, for others, the realization that a repeat of success may be a near impossible task. After looking back on the school year that [...]

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LEGALS JUNE 12, 2008

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WALTON COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 08DR000299 John Dane Bradley Phillips Petitioner and Jennifer Joanne Black Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR NAME CHANGE OF MINOR CHILD TO: (NAME OF RESPONDENT) James Bradley Phillips (RESPONDENT’S LAST KNOWN ADDRESS): 1324 Caswell Rd., DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433 [...]

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CLASSIFIED ADS JUNE 12, 2008

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WANTED ODIE SLAY WANTS Pick-up trucks for Salvage, 1/2 and 3/4 Ton size, wrecked or wore-out. I will pay $150-$300 for each. Must be complete, must be towable. (850)859-2619. 8tp 5/8-6/26 ———————————————————————————————————————- WANTED TO BUY for cash a nice row crop farm 10 to 50 acres with nice one story 3 or 4 br and [...]

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