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Archive for November, 2010

TDC announces big changes for future

Nov 18th, 2010 | 0

By LEAH STRATMANN In what turned out to be the final meeting of the year for the South Walton Tourist Development Council (TDC), board members voted unanimously to adopt the strategic plan worked out in September and present it to the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) for approval.

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Freeport celebrates Veterans Day with memorial unveiling

Nov 18th, 2010 | 0

Story by JEFFREY POWELL Some months ago Freeport historian Beckie Buxton had a conversation with Trudy Boudreaux, whose husband was a Blue Angel, concerning the lack of a Veterans Memorial in Freeport.

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Freeport’s offense finds the chinks in Rocky Bayou’s armor, rolls on to playoffs

Nov 18th, 2010 | 0

By REID TUCKER Freeport rocked Rocky Bayou Christian with a 34-20 win to take the Bulldogs into the start of the state playoffs.

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Walton Defeats Vernon 39-23

Nov 18th, 2010 | 0

By PATRICK CASEY The Walton Braves wrapped up the 2010 regular season with a 39-23 victory over the Vernon Yellowjackets on Friday night to post a 7-3 record heading into this week’s first round playoff game at Taylor County.

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Officials ponder political signs and habitat conservation

Nov 18th, 2010 | 0

By DOTTY NIST County commissioners found regulation of political signs to be worth looking at but took no immediate action on the matter at their Nov. 9 regular meeting. Neither was there action on the proposed Habitat Conservaton Plan (HCP), but there was plenty of discussion.

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Photos of the Week Nov 11, 2010

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Headlines 11-11-2010

Nov 11th, 2010 | 0

WCSB MEETS NOV. 2 Phases in new test standards and teacher evaluations. _____ DFS CITY COUNCIL MEETING NOV. 8 Neighbor disputes dominate agenda. _____ FATALITY ON U.S. 331 DFS woman dead, others injured. _____ FREEPORT PLANNING BOARD MEETS NOV. 3 Farris sworn in, flood plan ordinance discussed. _____ REFURBISHED WATER TANK IN INLET BEACH Water [...]

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Braves Grill Seahawks 41-0

Nov 11th, 2010 | 0

By PATRICK CASEY The Walton Braves rolled up almost 500 yards of total offense as they defeated the South Walton Seahawks 41-0 on Friday night at Everette Yates Memorial Stadium.

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Neighbor feuds at DFS City Council

Nov 11th, 2010 | 0

By ASHLEY AMASON Dissonance among neighbors consumed most of the hour-long meeting of the DeFuniak Springs City Council Nov. 8. First on the agenda was a request from Rosemarie Simons to operate a home-based business, providing therapeutic massage. 

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First Friday breakfast gets Eglin update

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By ALICIA LEONARD The Walton Area Chamber of Commerce along with Chelco recently hosted the quarterly First Friday Breakfast with the theme of military appreciation. The catered breakfast, packed with business and local area leaders, included an update from team Eglin by Col. Marc D. Piccolo and Lt. Col. George Trumba. Executive Director for Workforce [...]

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