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Archive for March 20th, 2009

LEGALS…MARCH 19, 2009

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR INVITATION TO BID ITB NO: 09-019 INTRODUCTION: Sealed bids for the Walton County Ag Building Sewer Retrofit 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, Florida 32435 (850) [...]

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CLASSIFIEDS…MARCH 19, 2009

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LOST/FOUND FOUND PREGNANT Brindle CHIHUAHUA on Hwy. 331 in Woodlawn. Iron Horse Realty 951-2703. 1tc 3/19 ——————————————————————————————————– 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 GOOD QUALITY bow for deer hunting. 837-3428. 1tp 3/19 ——————————————————————————————————– WANTED [...]

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PHOTOS…MARCH 19, 2009

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  2009 MISS WAR WHOOP winners: (L-R) Karrie Fields- second runner-up, Kyla Wilkinson- Miss War Whoop, Julisa Graham- first runner-up and Emilee Anderson – Miss Congeniality. Junior Miss War Whoop winners included Devero Bogart- second runner-up, Jasmine Minniefield-first runner-up, Emily Davis- Junior Miss War Whoop, and Alexis Parker- Junior Miss Congeniality.

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  ON THE AFTERNOON of March 10, in the space of a single hour, an Alabama gunman cut a swath of death and destruction through 20 miles of Geneva County, AL., in what authorities are calling the largest mass murder by a single gunman in Alabama history. Gunman Michael McLendon, 28, killed 10 people and [...]

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  THE CITY OF DEFUNIAK SPRINGS was named in honor of Col. Frederick de Funiak. Recently, Albert Fox De Funiak (L), a descendant of the town’s namesake, along with author Thomas Moody, were welcomed by City Councilmen Henry Ennis and James Hoffman and Mayor Harold Carpenter at Sunday’s reception. Moody’s publication, “Fred de Funiak, Engineer,” [...]

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  A RECENT PROPOSAL for expansion of the Clyde B. Wells Bridge, which spans the Choctawhatchee Bay in Walton County, had been a catalyst for discussion and concern in the community. M. C. Davis, of Nokuse Plantation, hosted the recent meeting of concerned citizens in south Walton County, in which residents met with area professionals [...]

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  SOUTH WALTON FIRE DISTRICT lifeguards, like these at Ed Walline beach access, are back on the beaches for the summer months. Last week the lifeguards had to contend with unusually thick sea fog. Lifeguards will remain at the eight beach access points until Sep. 27. To learn more about the program, see www.swfd.org. (Photo [...]

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HEADLINES…MARCH 19, 2009

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TDC POISED TO ASK BED TAX INCREASE Seeking BCC support for half-cent increase. PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING HEATED Blue Mountain Beach neighborhood plans at issue. FREEPORT CITY COUNCIL SHORT AGENDA Supports F-35 joint strike mission at Eglin. FIRST DITTY BAGS EN ROUTE TO AFGHANISTAN Troops to receive comforts of home. COALITION TARGETS BRIDGE PROPOSAL Proposed expansion [...]

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COALITION TACKLES BRIDGE PROPOSAL

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By DOTTY NIST “We have to get over this apathy and see it for what it is,” Walton County landowner M.C. Davis told a group of 82 citizens gathered in south Walton County on March 11.

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TDC POISED TO ASK FOR BED TAX INCREASE

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By LEAH STRATMANN It was the decision of the South Walton Tourist Development Council (TDC) to ask for the support of the Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) to approve a half-cent increase in the bed tax for the sole purpose of romancing a low-cost air carrier to the new airport in Panama City. [...]

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