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Archive for October 15th, 2010

CLASSIFIEDS…OCTOBER 14, 2010

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LEGALS…OCTOBER 14, 2010

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HEADLINES…OCTOBER 14, 2010

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WALTON COUNTY FAIR RINGS IN FALL Photos. BCC APPROVES LARGE SCALE AMENDMENTS Will go with proposed Comp Plan revisions. CAMP HELEN GHOST WALK Ghosts, pirates, storytellers. DFS COUNCIL UNVEILS PROPOSED BANNER Coy Burgess light operational. FARM FAMILY OF THE YEAR 2010 The Bolens of New Harmony. WALTON COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD Suspends bus driver, approves charter [...]

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BOLEN FAMILY CHOSEN AS FARM FAMILY OF THE YEAR

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Story and photos by JEFFREY POWELL The North Florida Fair Association has announced that the Bolen family of New Harmony has been chosen the 2010 Farm Family of the Year. The family of five boys, along with their parents Bill and Melissa, reside on a 25-acre spread affectionally named Welcome Home Farm. The group has [...]

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SWFD BOARD OCTOBER MEETING TALKS FIRES AND HIRES

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By LEAH STRATMANN The regular monthly meeting of the South Walton Fire District (SWFD) board started with the announcement that Oct. 3 to Oct. 10 was Fire Prevention Week. Chief Rick Talbert noted fire prevention week was started because of the great Chicago fire decades ago. Fire marshal Sammy Sanchez noted the theme of this [...]

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WALTON DEFEATS CHIPLEY 28-14

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By PATRICK CASEY  The Walton Braves picked up their second district win of 2010 as they defeated the Chipley Tigers 28-14 on Friday night at Everette Yates Memorial Stadium.   Walton used a 21-point second quarter to build a 28-7 halftime advantage, then held on as Chipley attempted to rally in a defensive second half [...]

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FREEPORT BLANKS SOUTH WALTON 15-0

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By PATRICK CASEY    Two Walton County schools separated by a mere 13 miles saw two plays make the difference in their District 1, Class A battle at South Walton High School on Friday night. Freeport made both of them.   David Wesson provided a 70-yard touchdown run and Nick Ellington a 56-yard interception return [...]

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PHOTOS…OCTOBER 14, 2010

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HEADLINES…OCTOBER 7, 2010

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OYSTER LAKE LITIGATION SETTLED Eight-year dune lake lawsuit resolved by mediation. FREEPORT APPROVES 2010-2011 BUDGET Down from previous year. DFS APPROVES 2010-2011 BUDGET Brief meeting sets millage rate also. FIRE AT HILTON SANDESTIN Beachside Bar & Grill “fully involved.” RURAL RELIEF GETS USDA SHIPMENT Pantry has distributed 11,000 pounds of food to date. DFS TALKS [...]

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CITY SETS FINAL BUDGET AND MILLAGE

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By ASHLEY AMASON  In a three-minute meeting of the Defuniak Springs City Council, the Council approved the final budget and millage rate. The 2010-2011 budget is $24,361,000 with a millage rate of 4.5 mills. Composing the budget is $258,703 in the cemetery fund,  $3,683,755 in the sanitation fund, $2,727,992 in the gas fund, $4,275,079 in the sewer [...]

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