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Archive for April 3rd, 2009

LEGALS…APRIL 2, 2009

Apr 3rd, 2009 | Comments Off

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR WALTON COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2009-CA-000169 WHITNEY NATIONAL BANK, Plaintiff, vs. JOHN F. GILES, JR., AMY M. GILES, JOHN F. GILES, DANA F. GILES, AND GILES & COMPANY, L.L.C., AND MERS (MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC.), Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: JOHN F. GILES DANA F. GILES 671 [...]

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HEADLINES…APRIL 2, 2009

Apr 3rd, 2009 | 0

I-10 COLLISION LEAVES ONE DEAD One-year-old child with minor injuries. FIRE ESCAPE ON DON BISHOP ROAD Family flees fast-moving fire. BEACH RESTAURANT DAMAGED IN FIRE Electrical short to blame. CDLAB MEETING TAKES STOCK Plans future public education efforts. BCC MARCH 24 ROLL CALL Agenda and measures taken. BCC CONSIDERS NOISE ORDINANCES Grayton Beach possible model [...]

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LOCALS COPING WITH DAMAGE FROM SPRING STORMS

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By ALICIA LEONARD The rains started late last Wednesday and by Saturday, Mar. 28, Walton County had declared a local state of emergency due to road closings and damages. Gusts of wind, downpours and now rising rivers from the rainfall have all cut a swath of damage throughout Walton County. Walton County Public Information Officer [...]

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CLASSIFIEDS…APRIL 2, 2009

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Lost/found LOST DOG-RAT TERRIER-small white female with blk/tan. $100 reward for return or infor leading to information, no question asked. 850-598-0489. 1tp 4/2 ————————————————- 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 DESIGNER PUPS-Small & [...]

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GRAYTON BEACH NOISE ORDINANCE MAY GO COUNTYWIDE

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Grayton Beach noise ordinance may go countywide By DOTTY NIST Walton County commissioners will be considering whether a simpler approach may work better when it comes to dealing with noise complaints. In 2003, Walton County adopted Ordinance 2003-09, a noise ordinance applying to all of the area south of the bay with the exception of [...]

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ROADS PAVED IN CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY COMMUNITY

Apr 3rd, 2009 | 0

Staff Reports The community of Villa Tasso recently got an extreme makeover, thanks to District 4 Commissioner Sara Comander. Villa Tasso is a Choctawhatchee Bay community in the southwest corner of District 4. For decades, the residents had endured mostly dirt roads, excessive stormwater run-off and other problems. Residents reported no major improvements had been [...]

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MAN BOOKED FOR ROAD-HUNTNG DEER

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By BRUCE COLLIER A DeFuniak Springs man has been arrested and booked for taking a deer at night and for road hunting, following discovery of the body of a deer near U.S. 331 South, near the Waffle House restaurant in DeFuniak Springs. DeFuniak Springs Police reported that they received a call at 12:35 on the [...]

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TWO ARRESTED FOR METH TRAFFICKING AND POSSESSION OF PRECURSOR CHEMICALS

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Staff Reports A March 22 report of domestic violence involving a weapon resulted in two arrests on charges of trafficking in methamphetamine and possession of precursor chemicals and drug paraphernalia.

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INTERSTATE ACCIDENT LEAVES ONE DEAD, ONE INJURED

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Staff Reports A collision on Interstate 10 left one person dead and a one-year-old child with minor injuries. The accident occurred at around 5:16 p.m. on March 27, near mile marker 83 on I-10. Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) investigator Trooper Matthew Blansit reported that two vehicles were traveling west on I-10 in the outside lane. [...]

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WALTON RALLIES PAST GLENWOOD 10-9

Apr 3rd, 2009 | 0

By PATRICK CASEY The Walton Braves put the “never-say-die” concept to good use on Wednesday afternoon as the home team rallied from a 9-2 deficit with eight runs over the final two innings to defeat Glenwood, Alabama, 10-9 in a high school baseball contest. Walton plated seven runs in the bottom of the sixth inning [...]

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