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Archive for September 10th, 2008

LEGALS September 11, 2008

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEON COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2008-CA-002128 W.E. WILCOX CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC. Plaintiff, vs. RUSSELL D. LAKE and LYNN LAKE, husband and wife, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Defendants: Russell D. Lake Lynn Lake 2504 Vineyard Lane Miramar Beach, FL 32550-5806 YOU ARE HEREBY [...]

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CLASSIFIEDS September 11, 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. 4tp 8/28-9/18 ————————————————- PETS & PET SUPPLIES Two Long-Haired Daschund puppies for sale.  Red in color, twelve weeks old.  Good Price! $200 each.  Also for sale, [...]

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HEADLINES…September 11, 2008

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BRANNON, STATE REACH ACCORD Financial disclosures made. DEFUNIAK MAN DIES ON  I-10 Heart attack suspected in highway death. DEFUNIAK MOTORCYCLIST KILLED Fatality on German Club Road. DEFUNIAK MAN CHARGED IN DEPUTY SHOOTING Wounds Holmes County deputy in high-speed chase. HOLMES COUNTY BURGLARY ARRESTS Two charged in separate incidents. BIG BLUE SIGNS, PART DEUX? Possible community [...]

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Florida law prohibits restrictions on pit bulls

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    IN MANY AREAS of the United States, several breeds of dogs commonly known as pit bulls are the most recent to be targeted with legislation either strictly regulating or calling for the animals to be eliminated from affected communities. Florida law prohibits local governments from placing any restrictions or requirements on dog owners [...]

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Pave Low does fly-over

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    THE PAVE LOW did a fly-over before landing for the final time. (Photo by Jeffrey Powell)

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Authorities answer call at Video Visions in Freeport

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  FREEPORT FIRE DEPARTMENT personnel and a Walton County Sheriff’s deputy were called to an accident on Thursday, Sept. 4 at the Video Visions store in Freeport. The driver, Sarah Dunaway, may have mistaken the accelerator for the brake according to fire department authorities. Dunaway was slightly shaken but unhurt by the incident. “I was [...]

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Brannon, state stipulate on ethics allegations

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By BRUCE COLLIER Walton County Commissioner Scott Brannon and the state of Florida have entered into a joint stipulation regarding allegations that Brannon violated Florida Commission on Ethics rules regarding financial disclosures. The ethics question was raised following a complaint filed by a private citizen. That complaint listed 17 counts regarding Brannon’s alleged failure to [...]

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DeFuniak Springs man arrested for attempted murder in Holmes County

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By BRUCE COLLIER A DeFuniak Springs man is in jail charged with attempted murder of a sheriff’s deputy following a car chase in which he discharged a 12-gauge shotgun at a pursuing law enforcement vehicle. Matthew Olin Bryan, 35, of DeFuniak Springs, attracted the notice of Holmes County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) Sgt. Michael Raley following  [...]

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MH53J Pave Low Helicopter flies into history books

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By JEFFREY POWELL   It has been almost 10 years since the Air Force Armament Museum (AFAM) has added an aircraft to its already impressive inventory. On Friday Sept. 5, an MH-52J Pave Low helicopter was received by the facility in spectacular fashion. After a fly-over the “Super Jolly Green Giant” 73-1652 landed near the museum [...]

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Death of DeFuniak Springs man on I-10 under investigation

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DeFuniak Springs resident Glen E. Sconiers, 55, was found deceased, slumped over the wheel of his truck near the 59 mile-marker on Interstate 10, at around 2 p.m. on the afternoon of Saturday Sept. 6. A passerby apparently noticed Sconiers, and reported it to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP). An investigation by the FHP stated [...]

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