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Archive for April, 2009

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS CITY ELECTION RESULTS

Apr 17th, 2009 | 0

Three races were decided on Tuesday, April 14: city marshal, city clerk, and seat 4 of the DeFuniak Springs City Council. Candidates for city marshal were acting marshal Mark Weeks, and Ray Burgess. Candidates for the clerk’s position were Susie Campbell-Work and Walter R. King. Candidates for the Council seat were incumbent Henry Ennis and [...]

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MANHUNT UNDERWAY FOR DEFUNIAK SPRINGS HOMICIDE SUSPECT

Apr 17th, 2009 | 0

By BRUCE COLLIER The DeFuniak Springs Police Department and the Walton County Sheriff’s Office needs assistance locating a suspect believed to be involved in the fatal shooting of Curtis Brown, 38, of Baker, on the afternoon of Friday, April 10, at the Northwest Florida College’s Chautauqua Center, DeFuniak Springs Campus, on U.S. 90. Baker, an [...]

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IS ZONING IN THE FUTURE FOR WALTON COUNTY?

Apr 17th, 2009 | 0

By DOTTY NIST Land use in Walton County is currently governed by future land use classifications that are numerous but also somewhat broad. At a recent workshop, county commissioners spoke in favor of the concept of zoning. “I think zoning is definitely where we need to be at the end of the day,” District 1 [...]

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CRIME STOPPERS STEP UP TO HELP STOP ANIMAL ABUSE

Apr 17th, 2009 | 0

By ALICIA LEONARD Animal abuse is a crime and local organizations and citizens are working together to help report it and stop it from happening in Walton County. On April 8, 2009 Alaqua Animal Refuge (AAR) representatives, Laurie Hood, Bill Bard and Victoria Bernard met with Crime Stoppers of Walton County, as well as Lois [...]

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WCSB: EARLY START-DATE RECOMMENDATION FAILS

Apr 17th, 2009 | 0

By ASHLEY AMASON Debate circled around the recommendation of an earlier start date for the 2009-10 school year at the April 7 Walton County School Board meeting. Superintendent Anderson suggested students return to school on Aug. 10 in the interest of finishing end-of-semester exams before Christmas holidays. Anderson noted the benefits of an early start [...]

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WALTON TRIO LANDS VOLLEYBALL SCHOLARSHIPS

Apr 17th, 2009 | Comments Off

By PATRICK CASEY The Walton Lady Braves volleyball team saw three players ink deals to continue their careers at the next level on Thursday as Casey Perkins, Betsy Stevenson and Caiti Stewart all signed scholarships to play collegiate volleyball this fall.

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LEGALS…APRIL 9, 2009

Apr 10th, 2009 | Comments Off

NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That pursuant to a Writ of Execution issued in the CIRCUIT Court of WALTON County, Florida, on the 31st day of DECEMBER, 2008. In the cause wherein SUBSALVE USA CORP was the plaintiff(s) and WATSON MANUFACTURING, INC AND LYNDEN COX was the defendant(s), being case number 08CA001598 [...]

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CLASSIFIEDS…APRIL 9, 2009

Apr 10th, 2009 | Comments Off

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 ——————————————————————————————————- PETS/PET SUPPLIES HUSKY HYBRID WOLF PUPS. Taking deposit-5 days old. 892-5241. 4tp 4/9-4/30 ——————————————————————————————————- YORKIE POO’S-3 males, wormed, 1st shots, health certificates. $500. Call 835-2869. P.M. 267-1957. 2 tp [...]

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PHOTOS…APRIL 9, 2009

Apr 10th, 2009 | 0

  POTTED POT, fruits of a marijuana bust that took place on April 6 in DeFuniak Springs. Ronald J. Miller, 49, was arrested on one count of possession of cannabis (more than 20 grams), one count of possession with intent to distribute (due to the large amount of finished and dried product on hand), one [...]

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Apr 10th, 2009 | 0

  Crash in bandages following his accident that left him without claws.Four-month-old Crash arrived at Alaqua Animal Refuge when he was only about eight weeks old and has spent the critical socialization period of his life living in a medical facility having his wounds tended to each day by our caring veterinary staff. Crash needs [...]

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