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Archive for July 10th, 2009

LEGALS…JULY 9, 2009

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TDA#09TX2160 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that TARPON IV LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as [...]

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CLASSIFIEDS…JULY 9, 2009

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WANTED Wanted: Ghost writer/partner: For a book titled: “It’s impossible for God not to exist.” For details and interview call 259-3649. 4tp 7/9-7/30 ——————————————————————— HUNTING MEMBERSHIP Looking for members for Alabama Hunting Club. 386-776-1143. tfc 6/11 ——————————————————————— MUSICIANS WANTED DRUMMER BAND LEADER seeking fellow musicians to jam with for possible jazz, rock, country, soul, blues  [...]

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PHOTOS…JULY 9, 2009

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  “…BOMBS BURSTING IN AIR…” The fireworks above Lake DeFuniak were spectacular, prompting many citizens to remark that this display may have been the best in the DeFuniak Business and Professional Association’s 18 years of sponsoring the event. (Photo by Cathy Mosley)

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  LIGHTS FLASHED and sirens blared as the city and citizens of Freeport held their annual Independence Day parade on Saturday, July 4. Children of all ages were on hand, hoping to receive pieces of candy distributed by the parade’s participants. A wide variety of floats and vehicles participated in Saturday’s parade. (Photo by Jeffrey [...]

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  UNCLE SAM wants YOU to have a great Fourth of July. He is accompanied by a youthful helper, as well as The Minutemen and ROTC Honor Guard circle the Lakeyard. (Photo by Cathy Mosley)

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  MICKEY MARSE was born and raised in Freeport, FL. His father was the first mayor of Freeport after its incorporation in 1963. Marse was first elected mayor of Freeport in 1991. Marse will begin his new term as mayor in mid-July. He was unopposed for the position. “I am not the normal politician,” said [...]

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HEADLINES…JULY 9, 2009

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ARREST IN TRAILER THEFTS Stolen property identified from Crime Stoppers photo. WCSO PATROL RIFLE TRAINING Deputies train for special situations. WCTA ASKS INSURANCE BENEFIT CUTS County workshop on trimming budget. ARRESTS IN RECENT CAR BURGLARIES Police nab three in DeFuniak Springs. MARSE UNOPPOSED Freeport mayor gets another term. “LEAVE NO TRACE” WILL CONTINUE Modifications to [...]

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HELP ON THE HORIZON FOR JUNK ON THE BEACH

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By DOTTY NIST After over a month’s lapse in the operation of Walton County’s “Leave No Trace” program, plans have been approved to put a modified form of the program in place within the next few weeks. The program is part of the county’s Beach Ordinance No. 2003-07G. With the goal of a clear beach [...]

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GOVERNOR’S VETO BREWING A STORM

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BY ASHLEY AMASON Governor Charlie Crist’s veto of House bill 1171, known as the property insurance bill or consumers’ choice bill, has made waves nationwide, but the biggest ripple effect will be that of State Farm Insurance leaving Florida. State Farm spokesman Justin Glover said, “We’re disappointed that House bill 1171 was vetoed.” Crist’s veto [...]

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FREEPORT CELEBRATES INDEPENDENCE DAY

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By JEFFREY POWELL Lights flashed and sirens blared as the city and citizens of Freeport held their annual Independence Day parade on Saturday, July 4. Children of all ages were on hand, hoping to receive pieces of candy distributed by the parade’s participants. According to Freeport Fire and Rescue Chief Ben Greenslait, the parade had [...]

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