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Archive for August 21st, 2009

COUNTYWIDE HEIGHT LIMITATION ORDINANCE IS APPROVED

Aug 21st, 2009 | 0

By DOTTY NIST After years of discussion, county commissioners have approved the first countywide height limit ordinance for the unincorporated areas of Walton County. The approval took place at the Aug. 11 regular meeting of the Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC). For south Walton County, the ordinance made few changes to height limits [...]

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OFFICIALS EYE NEW APPROACH FOR NOISE DISTURBANCES

Aug 21st, 2009 | 0

By DOTTY NIST A nuisance abatement program is now being considered in Walton County as a possible solution to noise disturbances. Two noise ordinances are now applicable in the area south of the bay, one for Grayton Beach and one for the remaining area of south Walton County. A countywide noise ordinance that would replace [...]

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FREEPORT WORKING ON SIGN CODE

Aug 21st, 2009 | 0

By BEN GRAFTON At the Freeport City Council meeting of Aug. 11, City Planner Latilda Henninger said that the Freeport Planning Board has the city’s signage regulations under review and will propose changes. The changes will allow businesses to use portable, height limited, temporary electric signs for a period of one year and to allow [...]

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FOURTH-GRADER AN HONORED AMBASSADOR FOR ART MILES

Aug 21st, 2009 | 0

Ally Woodard is nine years old, and will be a 4th grader at Butler Elementary School.  She is a Child Ambassador for the Art Miles Mural Program. As part of the Art Miles program Ally has been involved with several Shoes of Hope projects and recently completed a documentary, “Shoes of Hope – Hope for [...]

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