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Archive for June 12th, 2009

PHOTOS…JUNE 12, 2009

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  EDWARD AND CAROLYN Latham view proposed changes for the CCCL on their property. A state proposal to move the coastal construction control line (CCCL) in Walton County did not raise a great deal of interest, but several local couples attended a June 2 hearing on the proposal in Santa Rosa Beach, to listen and [...]

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  WESTERN LAKE is one of an array of unique coastal dune lakes found in Walton County. Located along CR-30A, the lake is approximately 220 acres in size. The communities of Grayton Beach, Seaside and WaterColor share this A cleanup event is planned for Western Lake from 9 a.m. until noon on Saturday, June 13. [...]

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  THE 2/SS CAMARO is powered by a 6.2 liter V-8 engine. new car, were part of a Camaro unveiling party held by Triangle Chevrolet on June 2. The Camaro had been a Chevrolet mainstay until production ended in 2002. Recent retrospective vehicles such as the Ford Mustang and the Dodge Challenger have been fan [...]

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  DCT’S FIRST EMPLOYER/ EMPLOYEE poise for pictures. (L-R) Carol Hurley Dixon, Clyde Rhodes, Hilda Coursey. “I chose to go and speak with Clyde Rhodes first and had he not hired a student, I probably would have run home,” said Hilda Coursey, on her days as the first Walton County DCT coordinator.

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  SEVENTH-GRADER Alexander Campbell has been named Boys and Girls Club Youth of the Year. As Youth of the Year, an honor which requires good behavior, character, and leadership, Campbell won a trip to Disney World, Animal Kingdom and MGM Studios. At the Boys and Girls Club, Campbell participates in the Chess Club, where he [...]

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HEADLINES…JUNE 12, 2009

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COUNTY SUES D&H SAND To prohibit further mining activity near Freeport. FATAL ACCIDENT ON U.S. 331 Freeport woman dead, others injured. WCEDA NAMES NEW EXEC Bill Arnett to lead economic development in Walton County. WALTON COUNTY DCT CELEBRATES 50 YEARS Diversified Career Training for students still thriving. DFS COUNCIL AGREES “THIS PLACE MATTERS!” Ann Robinson [...]

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CITIZENS ATTEND CCCL CHANGE HEARING

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By DOTTY NIST A state proposal to move the coastal construction control line (CCCL) in Walton County did not raise a great deal of interest, but several local couples attended a June 2 hearing on the proposal in Santa Rosa Beach, to listen and comment. The stated purpose of Florida’s CCCL program is to protect [...]

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DFS COUNCIL AGREES “THIS PLACE MATTERS.”

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By ALICIA LEONARD During the June 8 DeFuniak City Council meeting, Council members discussed historic preservation, property purchases, and cemetery resolutions. Mayor Harold Carpenter started the meeting off by appointing Julia Walker to a four-year term to the DeFuniak Springs Housing Authority. The Council approved the appointment unanimously. DeFuniak Springs resident Ann Robinson requested permission [...]

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WALTON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ALLIANCE HIRES DIRECTOR

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Staff Reports The Walton County Economic Development Alliance (WCEDA) is a public/private partnership whose mission is to establish Walton County as a great place to grow businesses, attract new investment, and create quality jobs. The organization was founded in August 2008 by Walton County Board of County Commissioners, city governments of DeFuniak Springs, Freeport, Paxton, [...]

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WALTON COUNTY SUES D&H SAND

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By DOTTY NIST Walton County is seeking a court order to prohibit further mining activity by D&H Sand, a sand pit operation located on Sand Plant Road north of Freeport. The county’s complaint was filed with the First Judicial Circuit on June 2. In July 2008, the Walton County Code Enforcement Board (CEB) found the [...]

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