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Archive for March 5th, 2009

SHOOTING SUSPECT TO FACE MURDER INDICTMENT

Mar 5th, 2009 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST A 60-year-old local resident is facing first degree murder charges in connection with a shooting incident in Miramar Beach that resulted in the death of two young people and the hospitalization of three others with serious injuries. Dannie Roy Baker was taken in custody on the morning of Feb. 26 following the [...]

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FATALITIES IN SOUTH WALTON COUNTY TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS

Mar 5th, 2009 | Comments Off

By BRUCE COLLIER The South Walton Fire District (SWFD) responded to an early morning single-vehicle accident at 6067 U.S. 98, Santa Rosa Beach, that left two motorists dead, one on the scene and one at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola. The accident occurred at around 12:39 a.m. on March 2. Reports from SWFD and the [...]

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OFFICIALS CALL FOR MORE TIME ON BRIDGE PROPOSAL

Mar 5th, 2009 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST Few people in Walton County would disagree that widening the Choctwhatchee bay bridge is a good idea, but some, including the county commission, appear to have qualms about a recent proposal by a private company that would have that result.

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COMPROMISE LIGHTS THE WAY FOR TURTLE CONSERVATION ZONE

Mar 5th, 2009 | 0

By DOTTY NIST Walton County is now one of more than 75 Florida counties and municipalities that have adopted coastal lighting standards aimed at minimizing negative impacts on nesting sea turtles and on other wildlife native to the coastal area. The Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) approved the Wildlife Conservation Zone Ordinance with [...]

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SPORTS NEWS AND NOTES

Mar 5th, 2009 | 0

By PATRICK CASEY Franklin County sent Cottondale packing with a 49-39 win over the Hornets on Saturday as Deshaun Winfield scored 12 points for the Seahawks. Franklin County will head to Lakeland to face Jacksonville Arlington Country Day in a Class 2A semi-final on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. The Seahawks will be a huge underdog [...]

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