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Archive for January 28th, 2009

HEADLINES…JANUARY 29, 2009

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DFS COUNCIL JOINS WCEDA EFFORT Mayor Carpenter and Council join county Economic Development Alliance. WCSO UNION EFFORT CRUSHED BY VOTE The vote to unionize wasn’t even close as deputies reject the PERC plan. THE SECRET TO WRITING (AND TO LIFE) An interview with author David Magee at Seaside. ALABAMA FOOTBALL STAR AT DFS TEEN CENTER [...]

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WCSB: CUT $4.4 MILLION OR CLOSE SCHOOLS?

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WCSB: cut $4.4 million or close schools? By ASHLEY AMASON In a recent budget workshop, Walton County School Board member Mark Davis requested from Chief Financial Officer Jim McCall “cost data and information on combining Freeport Middle School and Freeport High School. In effect Freeport Middle School as you know it would be closed and [...]

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WCSO UNION EFFORT CRUSHED BY VOTE

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By ALICIA LEONARD In a landslide vote, members of the Walton County Sheriff’s Office(WCSO) stopped an effort at unionization dead in its tracks this past week. According to the State of Florida Public Relations Commission, the vote counted on January 22 was a victory for those against union organization inside the WCSO. Out of 128 [...]

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MAN ARRESTED FOR PROVIDING ALCOHOL TO MINORS

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Following the early-morning vehicle accident of Jan. 4, in which a 16-year-old Freeport student was killed, information was developed implicating Jeffery Duane Wood as a suspect who may have provided alcoholic beverages to minors. Walton County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) deputies arrested Wood on Jan. 22 and booked him on one count of perjury, one count [...]

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HUMAN REMAINS FOUND IN SOUTH WALTON COUNTY

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Walton County Sheriff Michael Adkinson, upon taking office, asked his staff to review outstanding and pending cases. One case in particular dealt with the disappearance of Colin Hale, 82, an Alzheimer’s patient and retirement home resident missing since last July. On Jan. 24, investigators found human remains that may answer questions in that case. A [...]

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FLORIDA CHAUTAUQUA ASSEMBLY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

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Thursday, Jan. 29 7:30-8:45 a.m. Check-in, continental breakfast (Guests $5) 9 – 10:15 a.m.  Keynote: News You Can Use About Africa, Gregory Garland, State Department Spokesman for the Bureau of African Affairs (Guests $10). 10:45 a.m. – noon, first period sessions: ·         United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) – Lt. Col Todi Carnes ($8) ·         Traveling [...]

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EDEN GARDENS STATE PARK OCCUPIED BY TROOPS

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By JEFFREY POWELL Both Federal and Confederate troops occupied the grounds of Eden Gardens State Park for a two-day encampment and skirmish demonstration on Jan. 24 and 25. Members of the 1st Florida Infantry Regiment and 7th Vermont Infantry Regiment were joined by the North Florida Artillery from Tallahassee for the event. The two-day encampment [...]

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SPORTS NEWS AND NOTES

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By PATRICK CASEY The Pensacola Catholic Crusaders held South Walton scoreless in a 1-0 victory in the District 1-3A soccer championship game at Chipley last week. The win gives Catholic, 12-6, their ninth consecutive win of the season and allows them to host Taylor County in the opening round of the girls soccer playoffs on [...]

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LEGALS…JANUARY 29, 2009

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 1ST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WALTON COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 08DR000862 Amber Licole Jacobs Petitioner and Tison Lee Jacobs Jr, Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE TO: (name of Respondent) Tison Lee Jacobs Jr (Respondent’s last known address) Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has [...]

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CLASSIFIEDS…JANUARY 29, 2009

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WANTED Wanted New or used corrugated tin/lumber 850-830-7653. 3tp 1/22-2/5 ———————————————————————————————————————— WANTED-RECLINER CHAIR for older person. 836-4622. 1tp 1/29 ———————————————————————————————————————— PETS & PET SUPPLIES WILL TRADE FOUR-year-old male American Bulldog for a puppy. (American Bulldog)-No pit bulls. 859-0333. ———————————————————————————————————————— LIVESTOCK CALVES-5 MONTHS AND UP. 2 bulls and heifers. Angus mixed. Must be seen to appreciate. [...]

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