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Archive for 2009

LEGALS…MAY 7, 2009

May 8th, 2009 | Comments Off

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WALTON COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 09CA000757 ELLIS W. PAULK and ANNA M. PAULK, husband and wife, Plaintiffs, v. NICHOLAS B. BALIUS, JAMES T. ROGERTS, and CANDACE S. ROGERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: JAMES T. ROGERS 9840 KAIMUKI COURT DIAMONDHEAD, MS 39525 CANDACE [...]

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CLASSIFIEDS…MAY 7, 2009

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HUNTING MEMBERSHIPS FOR SALE Taking new members for hunting club, east of Florala, AL. Limited members for more information. 1-850-978-1044. 3tp 4/30-5/14 —————————————————————————————- WANTING TO BUY WANTED: Young, white homing pigeons, brown homing  pigeons & black homing pigeons. Call after 5 p.m. 689-3077 ask for Bill. tfp 2/19 —————————————————————————————- WANTED: TRAILOR-16 foot,  18 maximum, 6-foot [...]

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HEADLINES…MAY 7, 2009

May 8th, 2009 | 0

BCC ROLL CALL Leading issues and votes. DEPUTIES SURROUND COURTHOUSE AFTER THREAT Police and sheriff’s deputies react to threat made by Okaloosa County man. FRIENDSHIP HOUSE NOW OPEN The dream has become a reality for brain-disorder sufferers. NWSC TRUSTEES END RICHBURG’S REIGN Detail of the meeting in which college president was terminated. BROWN ON INSURANCE: [...]

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ROLL CALL

May 8th, 2009 | 0

Roll Call Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) April 28 regular meeting A yes vote was to approve the motion. Proposal by Sara Comander to hire a special master to review issues in the Driftwood Estates subdivision and recommend a course of action to the BCC regarding those issues. Motion by C. Jones for [...]

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BRANNON RESPONDS TO CONFLICT OF INTEREST QUESTION

May 8th, 2009 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST Scott Brannon made a public statement on April 28 to settle a question recently raised by a citizen about the Walton County District 1 commissioner’s consideration of Driftwood Estates issues.

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MOSSY HEAD WATER WORKS DIGS DEEP

May 8th, 2009 | Comments Off

By LEAH STRATMANN Since retiring from the Air Force and moving to Mossy Head, Tom Terrell has been high on the water works and even higher on Walton County. The year was 1978, the same year the Mossy Head Water Works came into being and Terrell has been president of the district since that time. [...]

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BROWN ON INSURANCE: “TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE”

May 8th, 2009 | Comments Off

By ASHLEY AMASON Former State Representative Don Brown opened at the Walton County Chamber of Commerce May 1, telling the room, “The title representative no longer applies. I’ve received a promotion—I’m now a has-been.”

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FUMC GETS APPROVAL FOR EXEMPTION

May 8th, 2009 | 0

By RON KELLEY Rev. Rob West, pastor of the First United Methodist Church of DeFuniak Springs appeared before the city Planning Board to answer question regarding the church’s request for an exception to the rule governing the use of an empty lot behind the church on Crescent Avenue. Rev. West explained that the church wants [...]

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PAXTON BASEBALL CLAIMS THIRD STRAIGHT DIRSTRICT TITLE

May 8th, 2009 | Comments Off

By PATRICK CASEY For Paxton baseball coach Jeff Bradley, winning a district championship never gets old. “We have been blessed to have great kids to coach and work with and it has led to great success.” Paxton built upon what has become a winning tradition of district titles this decade as the Bobcats won their [...]

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PHOTOS…APRIL 30, 2009

May 5th, 2009 | 0

  FORMER WALTON COUNTY commissioner Herman Walker was found guilty of three traffic charges in a day-long trial that took place on April 22. The charges stemmed from an accident that resulted in the death of 38-year-old Eric Buharp. The incident occurred on July 11, 2008. Judge David Green found Walker guilty of operating a [...]

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