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Archive for January 13th, 2011

Photos of the Week – 1/13/2011

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Headline news 1/13/11

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Heaflines

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Rural Relief Fund food pantry faces increased demand

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By LEAH STRATMANN As winter seems to be settling in for an extended stay and seasonal work has all but come to a halt, those seeking help through the Rural Relief Fund’s food pantry increases each time the pantry is open.

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Survey requirement called to question at DFS City Council

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By ASHLEY AMASON Former planning board member Kermit Wright requested the city reconsider the policy instated in March 2005 which requires residents to obtain a survey of their property before adding a permanent fixture to the residence. Wright, who planned to build a 16 x 20 foot lean-to on his garage, reported the survey fee [...]

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Slow start at first WCSB meeting of 2011

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By ASHLEY AMASON Chuck Lawson, recently retired State Farm agent and now master gardener, addressed the Walton County School board about fingerprinting fees for volunteers at the Jan. 4 meeting. After applying to be a volunteer at the Walton Career Development Center, Lawson was sent to the district office to be fingerprinted at which time [...]

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SWFD passes audit, moves forward with financial plans

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By LEAH STRATMANN The first order of business for the first meeting of the year for the South Walton Fire District (SWFD) was a report from Kevin Boyer with O’Sullivan Creel concerning the audit through the last fiscal year.

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Walton soccer team, minus starters, edges out 3-2 win against Freeport

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By REID TUCKER Walton’s 3-2 soccer victory over the visiting Freeport Bulldogs came at the tail end of a game with enough twists to make Rod Serling of Twilight Zone fame proud.

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PDL’s Hillary Harper crosses career 1,000-point threshold in victory against Jay

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By REID TUCKER The double-header against Jay proved a mixed bag for Ponce de Leon, as the girls’ team meted out a one-sided beating to the visiting Royals, while the boys’ squad suffered a tough loss.

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