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Archive for August, 2009

WCSB APPROVES CELL PHONES ON BUSES

Aug 28th, 2009 | 0

By ASHLEY AMASON Vice-Chair Sharon Roberts absent, the remaining Walton County School Board (WCSB) approved student use of cell phones and other electronic devices on school buses at the Aug. 18 meeting. Director of Transportation Tom Blackshear expressed many bus drivers prefer students have use of electronic devices. Use of these devices is still prohibited [...]

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TOURISM BUSINESS SERIOUS AND COSTLY

Aug 28th, 2009 | 0

By LEAH STRATMANN At the last meeting of the South Walton Tourist Development Council (TDC), County Commissioner Scott Brannon was on hand to tell the council the Board of County Commissioners had passed the ordinance authorizing the half-cent increase in bed tax specifically for the purpose of luring a low-cost airline to the new airport [...]

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DARLINGTON METH BUST

Aug 28th, 2009 | Comments Off

An on-going drug investigation by the Walton County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) into crystal-methamphetamine resulted in two arrests in the Darlington area.  Jason Clayborn Hughes, 42, and Crystal Beth Williams, 21, were taken into custody at a rural mobile home by WCSO narcotic investigators over the weekend.

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OFFICIALS APPROVE AFFORDABLE HOUSING AGREEMENT

Aug 28th, 2009 | 0

By DOTTY NIST A development agreement between Walton County and a company planning to create affordable housing in south Walton County was approved at an Aug. 18 special meeting of the Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC). The development company is Texas-based Kingdom Strategies, L.L.C., and the location is a 24.36-acre parcel across from [...]

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LEGALS…AUGUST 20, 2009

Aug 21st, 2009 | Comments Off

TDA#09TX2433 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that AUSTIN HATCHER & DARLENE A. HATCHER 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 [...]

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CLASSIFIEDS…AUGUST 20, 2009

Aug 21st, 2009 | Comments Off

HUNTING MEMBERSHIP Attention hunters Looking for members for Alabama Hunting Club. Call 386-776-1143 for more information. tfc 6/11 ————————————————————————- MUSICIANS WANTED DRUMMER BAND LEADER seeking fellow musicians to jam with for possible jazz, rock, country, soul, blues  band formation. Guitar, bass, keyboard, sax tenor & alto, violin, trumpet, trombone, clarinet and flute. All welcome to [...]

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PHOTOS…AUGUST 20, 2009

Aug 21st, 2009 | 0

  BEST FRIENDS ARE MADE when everyone piles on one bed and has “girl talk,” at Rotary Youth Camp for kids with special needs.

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Aug 21st, 2009 | 0

  MARK DAVIS, SENIOR CLASS PRESIDENT RYAN EALUM, Supt. Carlene Anderson, Bill Laird, Mildred Wilkerson, Sharon Roberts, Darrell Barnhill, and Principal Russell Hughes officially welcome students to the new Walton High School.

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Aug 21st, 2009 | 0

  SITE OF DEATH of elderly woman, found Monday morning in Gaskin.

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Aug 21st, 2009 | 0

  ALLY WOODARD RECEIVES KEY TO BENGUET PROVINCE from Gov. Nestor Fongwan.

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