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Archive for April 21st, 2011

Classifieds 4/21/2011

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NEW BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY Vendors Wanted. New Indoor Farmers Market Opening Fridays, 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 and crafters. I have a beautiful outdoor patio setting with concrete statuary and [...]

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Photos of the Week 4/21/2011

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Headline news 4/21/11

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BCC 4/12 ROLL CALL Main agenda items and measures taken. _____ LAND USE ORDINANCE: ALIVE AND CONTROVERSIAL Citizens exchange opinions at BCC meeting. _____ TIME CAPSULE BURIED IN SANTA ROSA BEACH Will be dug up in 2110. _____ EARTH DAY CELEBRATED AT TOPSAIL Day of fun and earth-friendly education. _____ FARMERS MARKET OPENS IN DEFUNIAK [...]

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Rural Relief Coalition sets priorities, continues to grow

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By LEAH STRATMANN A little over a year and a half ago, Muscogee Nation of Florida tribal leader Ann Tucker and her husband Chuck saw a real need in the rural environs of Bruce and formed the Rural Relief Fund with an eye toward feeding the hungry. Meetings with community organizations as well as donations [...]

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In the greens

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By ALICIA LEONARD Shoppers might have stumbled upon a new market this past Friday (April 15) as the Southebys Antiques building hosted their new Farmer’s Market. Farmers and craftsmen set up tables and shared their wares and homegrown goodness to anyone who stopped in to see what all the fuss was about.

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Community stows mementos for future generations

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By DOTTY NIST As a follow-up to the celebration of Santa Rosa Beach’s 100-year anniversary, community members gathered on April 12 to place a time capsule into the ground outside the South Walton Courthouse Annex.

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More to come on land use certificate ordinance

Apr 21st, 2011 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST The latest draft of Walton County’s proposed Certificate of Land Use Compliance Ordinance got a thorough discussion on April 12 by the public, and community members continued to disagree about the proposal.

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Freeport gets final approval of clean energy grant

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By BEN GRAFTON At the Freeport City Council meeting of April 12, Mayor Mickey Marse advised the Council that the final approval for the Florida Energy and Climate Commission Clean Energy Grant for solar powered lights and equipment at the Sports Complex has been approved. Cliff Knauer of Preble-Rish reported to the Council that an [...]

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Lady Braves stage sixth-inning comeback to beat Laurel Hill 6-5

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By REID TUCKER Walton’s softball team just about had the game locked down by the fifth inning against Laurel Hill: hot pitching and solid batting had already given way to a four-oh Braves lead, an easy pick-off play at first was in the works thanks to an overzealous base runner and one out was already [...]

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South Walton Takes Softball Title

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By PATRICK CASEY The South Walton Seahawks scored six runs in the top of the seventh inning to put away the Walton Braves for a 12-1 victory in the championship game of the Walton County Softball Tournament.

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