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Archive for December 3rd, 2008

LEGALS…DECEMBER 4, 2008

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 ADVERTISEMENT FOR INVITATION TO BID ITB NO: 09-005 INTRODUCTION: Sealed bids for the Four Mile Creek Bridge Improvements at Bay Loop Road 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 176 Montgomery Circle DeFuniak Springs, [...]

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CLASSIFIED ADS…DECEMBER 4, 2008

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FREE Puppy, Free to good home.  Cute, mix-breed male puppy approx. 8 weeks old.  Call 333-0539. 1tp 12/4 ——————————————————————————————————————————————— WANTED WANTED: In excellent to good condition wicker patio furniture. Reasonably priced. Call 850-880-6480. tfp 10/16 ——————————————————————————————————————————————— PNEUMATIC AIR HAMMER with chisel.  Want to buy a small roller pump for a chemical tank. Wanted to buy [...]

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HEADLINES…DECEMBER 4, 2008

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FREEDOM AND LIBERTY IN AMERICA Part Three of our series on freedom, liberty, the Patriot Act and the Constitution. DFS PLANNING BOARD APPROVE FBC EXPANSION First Baptist Church gets green light on expansion plan. CHRISTMAS IS UPON US! Rosemary Beach hosted its annual Santa Breakfast. FLORIDA’S “CAT” FUND TOYING WITH NINTH LIFE Citizens insurance busy [...]

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THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING

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  ICONIC SYMBOL OF NEW YORK, the Empire State Building looms over 34th Street. Assistant Editor Bruce Collier recently went to New York so that he could do this layout on The City That Never Sleeps. Oh, and while he was there, he enjoyed a Big Apple-honeymoon with his lovely new bride, Kim. (Photo by [...]

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HOMETOWN CHRISTMAS

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    EVERYONE WAS HAPPY to be able to enjoy Hometown Christmas, especially the arts and craft vendors who stayed warm and dry, despite the rain. Hometown Christmas always draws thousands of people. The event, sponsored by the DBPA, is now in its 18th year. Having moved the event to the county fairgrounds due to [...]

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RFID CHIP

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  EVEN IF A PERSON has never seen a radio frequency identification (RDIF) tag, chances are, they are probably in possession of one. RFIDs, like this prototype, are as miniscule as a grain of ground pepper and transmit much more data. In January 2007, every new U.S. passport was imbedded with a RFID chip. From [...]

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WHS BAND RECEIVES “SUPERIOR” RATING

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  THE WALTON HIGH SCHOOL Marching Band participated in the District II Florida Bandmasters Association Marching Assessment on October 25, 2008. Thirteen bands were evaluated on music, auxiliaries, marching and maneuvering, and general effect. The WHS Band received an overall “Superior” rating, the highest score. Walton High School Marching Band members include Colorguard (front) Haley [...]

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CITIZEN’S RISKY BUSINESS: FLORIDA’S ‘CAT’ FUND TOYING WITH NINTH LIFE

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By ASHLEY AMASON (Part one in a Herald-Breeze series on residential property insurance in Florida.) Many Floridians receive their annual/bi-annual residential property insurance statement, noticing the additional assessments at the bottom labeled CPIC, FHCF, and sometimes FIGA —five dollars here, three dollars there, altogether not that much money. However, do Florida homeowners actually know what [...]

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NEW ROADS WON’T BE ADDED TO SCENIC CORRIDOR

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By DOTTY NIST Plans to add three additional roads to the Route 30A Scenic Corridor were derailed on Nov. 25 through a decision of the Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC). The Nov. 25 BCC meeting included the first public county commission hearing on including the three roadways, Chat Holley Road, Churchill Bayou Road, [...]

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DFS PLANNING BOARD APPROVES FBC EXPANSION 2-1

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By ALICIA LEONARD The DeFuniak Springs Planning Board passed, 2-1, a request for special approval for an additional preschool for First Baptist Church, Inc. (FBC) during a public hearing on Dec. 1. The passage paves the way for the request to come in front of the DeFuniak Springs City Council during their regularly scheduled meeting [...]

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