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Archive for 2009

ROLL CALL

May 22nd, 2009 | 0

Roll Call Walton County Board of County Commissioners (May 11 regular meeting) A yes vote was to approve the motion. Motion by Scott Brannon for adoption of EMS week in Walton County as May 19-23. The motion was approved unanimously: Scott Brannon-yes; Sara Comander-yes; Cecelia Jones-yes; Larry Jones-yes; Kenneth Pridgen-yes. Request by Ronnie Bell, county [...]

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NFSC TRUSTEES TALK DESTIN EOC AND CAMPUS SAFETY

May 22nd, 2009 | Comments Off

By ALICIA LEONARD Northwest Florida State College’s (NFSC) trustee’s met on May 13 to discuss campus safety measures and the lease agreement over the now-suspended Destin Emergency Operations Center (EOC) plans. Brian Shonk made a presentation to the committee on safety upgrades for all campuses. The updates on safety had been requested by the board [...]

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SPORTS NEWS AND NOTES

May 22nd, 2009 | 0

By PATRICK CASEY Malone did not enjoy the trip to Jacksonville as Eagle’s View ended the Tigers baseball season with a pair of blowout wins, 14-2 and 13-2 in the Class A region final. Port St. Joe earned a trip to the Final Four in Class 2A with 9-3 and 5-2 victories over Panama City [...]

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PHOTOS…May 14, 2009

May 18th, 2009 | 0

  PILOTS ASSISTING the Clean Water Network of Florida have taken numerous photographs over the past 15 months of the muddy flow of water into West Bay. A report to the DEP from KBR Construction last week confirms the installation of an 18-inch drainpipe on April 28 through the dike at Kelly Branch, which flows [...]

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May 18th, 2009 | 0

  THE GOVERNOR STONE is a wooden, shallow-drafted, two- masted schooner intended to move cargo throughout the bays and inland waters of the northern Gulf Coast region.  Built in 1877, the vessel is named after the first post-Civil War Governor of Mississippi, John Marshall Stone. There is now an effort to have the Stone moored [...]

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May 18th, 2009 | 0

  A CIRCLE OF PRAYER rings Lake DeFuniak, one of many National Day of Prayer observances seen around the area on May 7. A smaller gathering also took place in Freeport. (Photo by Ashley Amason).

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May 18th, 2009 | 0

  JUDGE KELVIN WELLS (R) and Judge Howard LaPorte presented Dorothy Kinkey with the Liberty Bell Award May 8 at the Emerald Coast Conference Center, on Law Day 2009, to recognize her 25 years of service as a Guardian Ad Litem. Kinkey accepted the award, saying, “Thank you so much…the children are worth it.”

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May 18th, 2009 | 0

  WMS STUDENTS receive letter of congratulations from Congressman Jeff Miller for their selections as WMS Student of the Week and/or Kiwanis Student of the Month. Here the students pose with Walton Middle School Principal Tripp Hope and Assistant Principal Vivian Powell.

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