Walton County Heritage Museum

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One of only two perfectly round lakes in the world

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Hotel DeFuniak

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Archive for 2010

HEADLINES…OCTOBER 21, 2010

Oct 22nd, 2010 | 0

BCC OCT 12 REGULAR MEETING Future planning projects discussed. SHERIFF’S SUBSTATION IN FREEPORT City Council talks water issues. PLANNING COMMISH MEETS Approves Black Creek preservation.  FREEPORT BEATS NORTHVIEW 27-13 Claims top position in District.  FREEPORT MIDDLE SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL Coach Tina Knight and her hard-playing team. SEAHAWKS ROLL OVER ROYALS 35-0 Shutout at Jay.

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COMMISSIONERS DISCUSS FUTURE PLANNING PROJECTS

Oct 22nd, 2010 | 0

By DOTTY NIST With work completed after several years on the Evaluation and Appraisal Report (EAR)-based amendments to the Walton County Comprehensive Plan, Gerry Demers suggested to county commissioners on Oct. 12 that planning staff begin working on some other projects. The projects involve the county’s other growth management document, the land development code, which [...]

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SHERIFF’S SUBSTATION IN FREEPORT TO BE REBUILT

Oct 22nd, 2010 | 0

By BEN GRAFTON At the Freeport City Council meeting of Oct. 12, City Planner Latilda Henninger reported to the Council that she had been advised the city’s Floodplain Management Ordinance was out of date. To resolve this problem, a draft of a proposed new ordinance has been prepared. Henninger then presented the first reading of [...]

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BLACK CREEK PRESERVATION PROJECT APPROVED

Oct 22nd, 2010 | 0

By LEAH STRATMANN The wait for a quorum-making fourth commissioner was almost as long as the monthly meeting of the Walton County Planning commission last week. Chairman Tom Terrell prefaced the official agenda items noting his pleasure that the long overdue Evaluation and Appraisal Report (EAR) was finally completed. “The process worked and I was [...]

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FREEPORT BEATS NORTHVIEW TO CLIMB TO THE TOP OF DISTRICT 1-A DOG PILE

Oct 22nd, 2010 | 0

By REID TUCKER             Freeport asserted their claim to the top position of the District 1-A football standings with a decisive 27-13 win over the powerhouse Northview Chiefs. The game’s already-high stakes were upped by the fact that both the Bulldogs and Chiefs had matching 4-0 district records going into their Oct. 15 matchup and [...]

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SEAHAWKS ROLL OVER ROYALS 35-0

Oct 22nd, 2010 | 0

By PATRICK CASEY   Andrew Priest caught a pair of touchdown passes and the South Walton Seahawks scored two defensive touchdowns as they defeated Jay 35-0 in a District 1, Class A high school football contest.   The Royals, who celebrated Homecoming, continued to struggle on the 2010 season as the Seahawks held them to [...]

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