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Archive for May 29th, 2009

PHOTOS…May 28, 2009

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  WALTON COUNTY SHERIFF (WCSO) Michael A. Adkinson Jr. announced that three new K-9 teams are now certified and on the street searching for illegal drugs. “We look forward to working with other local, state and federal agencies to fight the war on drugs. I am especially proud of the dedication and the attitude of [...]

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  THE FREEPORT HIGH SCHOOL Key Club spent last weekend “hanging around” in Milton! They participated in a two-day team building experience on the high and low ropes course at Adventures Unlimited. “The level of teamwork they accomplished was incredible,” said sponsor Ted Missildine. “The tools of personal responsibility,  ideas, communication, technique, and trust they [...]

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LEGALS…MAY 28, 2009

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WALTON COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 09DR000340 VICTORIA DeSHON HARRISON-TRIM Petitioner and BILLY JOE TRIM, Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE TO: (Name of Respondent) Billy Joe Trim (Respondent’s last known address) 3719 Co. Hwy. 147 (City, State, Zip) Laurel Hill, FL [...]

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CLASSIFIEDS…MAY 28, 2009

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HEADLINES…MAY 28, 2009

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NFSC TRUSTEES RESPOND TO GOV. CRIST Returning money to the state after nixing construction plans. WCSB: BUDGET NUMBERS ARE UP Hefty stimulus money makes up for expected loss. BRANDON ODOM GRABS MAY 8 VICTORY Young driver keeps racing to Victory Lane. LATE INTERCEPTION LIFTS WALTON BRAVES Last minute play ends toe-to-toe squeaker. A DAY TO [...]

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WCSB: BUDGET NUMBERS UP

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By ASHLEY AMASON Chief Financial Officer Jim McCall updated the board on the newest numbers coming from the Capitol at the May 19 Walton County School Board (WCSB) meeting. McCall told the board, there is a $1.1 million loss due to the tax-base decrease from $16.5 billion to $14.5 billion. However, thanks to the stimulus [...]

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STATE TO HOLD HEARING ON REESTABLISHMENT OF CCCL

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By DOTTY NIST The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has scheduled an official public hearing on a proposal to make changes to the Coastal Construction Control Line (CCCL) in Walton County. The hearing is set for 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 2, at the South Walton Courthouse Annex in Santa Rosa Beach. The CCCL [...]

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NFSC TRUSTEES RESPOND TO GOVERNOR CRIST

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By ALICIA LEONARD Trustees for Northwest Florida State College met in a special session on May 19  to respond officially to Governor Charlie Crist’s request for the return of public education capitol outlay (PECO) funds (secured by Rep. Ray Sansom) and to award a contract for a water tower. The trustees unanimously approved a letter [...]

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SKIPPER ADDRESSES BONUS RUMORS

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By LEAH STRATMANN Public officials are often looked at with a leery eye by the electorate, and said scrutiny can become even more intense when public officials in neighboring counties are being caught with hands in the till or are engaging in questionable business practices with taxpayer funds. For the past few weeks, rumors have [...]

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BRANDON ODOM GRABS MAY 8 VICTORY

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By PATRICK CASEY Brandon Odom grabbed another win at the Five Flags Speedway on May 8 as he fought past James Kimbrough and Keith English on the opening lap of the 40-lap race in the Pro Late Model feature. Odom was able to gain an early advantage on defending champion Johanna Long to get the [...]

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