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Archive for July 14th, 2008

LEGALS JULY 10, 2008

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NOTICE OF INTENT OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF WALTON COUNTY, FLORIDA TO ADOPT THE 2008-2009 STUDENT PROGRESSION PLAN The School Board of Walton County, Florida, hereby gives notice of its intent to adopt the proposed 2008-2009 Student Progression Plan, which by reference is incorporated as part of School Board Rules, pursuant to the procedures set [...]

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HEADLINES…JULY 10, 2008

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WALTON SCHOOLS SHOW IMPROVEMENT State school grades released. AUTHORITIES STILL SEARCHING FOR MISSING MAN Man, 82, missing from retirement community since last Thursday. BIG BLUE WELCOMES VISITORS TO WALTON Controversial signs now appearing in north Walton. BUSCH ENJOYS A COKE AND A SMILE Kyle Busch scores a win at Daytona. POLKA-DOT POOL PUSSYCATS Working out [...]

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FOURTH OF JULY FESTIVITIES

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  THIS TASTY FOURTH OF JULY float reminds us that freedom is sweet. This award-winning float was part of the festivities sponsored by the DeFuniak Business and Professional Association (DBPA).   THIS SLIDE was a big hit with the younger set, who clearly enjoyed their July Fourth outing in the Lakeyard in DeFuniak Springs.

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AUTHORITIES STILL SEARCHING FOR MISSING MAN.

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By ALICIA LEONARD An 82-year-old man, Colin Hale, apparently wandered away from Crystal Bay retirement community after being last seen on July 3 at around 10 p.m. According to authorities and has yet to be found. Hale is described as being 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighs about 160 pounds with reddish-gray hair. A [...]

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WALTON COUNTY SCHOOL GRADES SHOW IMPROVEMENT

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By BRUCE COLLIER A press release from the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) reports that “Florida has more schools earning ‘A’s’ and ‘B’s’ than ever before….” The report goes on to state that nearly 3/4 of the 2,889 Florida schools that were graded for 2007-08 are considered “high performing,” meaning that the school received a [...]

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BIG BLUE WELCOMES VISITORS TO WALTON

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By ALICIA LEONARD After much public discord the South Walton Tourist Development Council (TDC) gave way and removed all community locater signs that had been placed along Scenic Hwy. 30A, but now residents on the outer-edges of the county have started to notice their re-appearance and are questioning where they fit in the grand scheme [...]

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BOARD NIXES CORPORATE FLAG ON SCENIC CORRIDOR

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By DOTTY NIST With flags going up all over the community for July 4, coincidentally a Walton County board faced a decision last week concerning a flag on a scenic corridor. On July 2, the Walton County Scenic Corridor Design Review Board was asked to consider approving FNBT Bank to fly a 100-square-foot corporate flag, [...]

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GAS PRICES BEAT UP BOATERS

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By MARK JENKINS WMBB TV13 Holiday travelers are feeling the pain from record high fuel prices this weekend. A gallon of regular unleaded in Florida costs $4.07 ($.03 below the national average). If you think motorists have it bad, think about those who also boat. “It’s getting ridiculous,” said boat owner Stephen Gryszowka, who paid [...]

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SPORTS NEWS & NOTES

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By PATRICK CASEY South Walton lineman JuWayne Tanner has inked a deal to play football at the Air Force Academy this fall. Tanner will likely play guard on offense at Air Force after playing on both sides of the football for South Walton High School over his career. Tanner had two sacks last season while [...]

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