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Archive for March, 2011

Classifieds 3/31/2011

Mar 31st, 2011 | Comments Off

NEW  BUSINESS  OPPORTUNITY Vendors Wanted. New Indoor Farmers Market Opening Friday, April 15 at Southebys Antiques, Downtown DeFuniak Springs. Need vendors of fruits, vegetables, herbs, eggs, honey. (organic welcome) Makers & canners of preserved jellies, pickles, relishes, tomatoes, corn, nut mixes, soaps, & candles. I have a beautiful outdoor patio setting with concrete statuary  and [...]

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Photos of the Week 3/31/2011

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Headline news 3/31/11

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BCC ROLL CALL MARCH 22 Main agenda and measures taken. _____ DFS CITY COUNCIL MARCH 28 MEETING Talks pollution, Little League, tax exemptions. _____ SHERIFF’S SUBSTATION OPEN IN PAXTON Provides services to north Walton County. _____ FREEPORT CITY COUNCIL MARCH 24 MEETING Considers yet-to-be funded project, city improvements. _____ FREEPORT TOWN PLANTERS ARTS & CRAFTS [...]

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DFS City Council has eyes on the sky: AWOS and air pollutants

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By ASHLEY AMASON The DeFuniak Springs City Council, Wayne Graham absent, unanimously approved a fee waiver for the Chautauqua Hall of Brotherhood for the military council spouses tour. Mayor Pro-Tempore James Huffman said, “This is a wonderful thing…it’s the best advertising we can possibly get.” Council members echoed their support for all the military council’s [...]

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WCSO’s Paxton Substation to service north Walton community

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By REID TUCKER After only a few short months, the Walton County Sheriff’s Office’s (WCSO) new Paxton Substation is open for business.        

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State asks Freeport to start work on grant project before final funds approval in hand

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By BEN GRAFTON A short meeting of the Freeport City Council on March 24 opened with the presentation of a proclamation by Mayor Mickey Marse that April 8 and 9 were designated as Relay for Life days. On those two days the Cancer Society’s Relay for Life will hold a fund-raiser at Freeport’s Sports Complex.

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TDC holds first quarterly meeting

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By LEAH STRATMANN The first meeting of the newly formed South Walton Tourist Development Council (TDC) met last week with a surprisingly short agenda and to clean up items initiated by the last council.

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Walton’s program shows signs of turnaround after working Vernon 10-5

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By REID TUCKER After a convincing 10-5 victory over Vernon, it’s clear a change in thinking is underway within Walton’s baseball team.

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South Walton Avenges Loss to Freeport 7-3

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By PATRICK CASEY Caitlin Holliday had three hits and scored three runs as South Walton picked up a 7-3 victory over the Freeport Bulldogs in a non-district game played on March 21 at Freeport High School.

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Freeport royally defeats Jay for the first time since 2001 in 9-1 rout

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By REID TUCKER Freeport’s baseball team broke a decade-long losing streak to district frontrunner Jay in grand fashion with a crushing 9-1 win.

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