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Archive for June, 2011

Photos of the Week 6/30/2011

Jun 30th, 2011 | Comments Off

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Headline news 6/30/11

Jun 30th, 2011 | Comments Off

DFS CITY COUNCIL JUNE 27 MEETING Burn ban imposed, city manager’s salary discussed. _____ PAXTON TOWN COUNCIL MEETING Seeks relief from ballpark parking lot congestion. _____ MOSQUITO CONTROL BOARD TERMINATES DIRECTOR Looking for more “leadership skills.” _____ FREEPORT CITY COUNCIL MEETS Splits on general engineering contracts question. _____ PUBLIC INPUT MEETING ON REDISTRICTING Legislators pledge [...]

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Freeport Council splits on continuing general engineering contracts vote

Jun 30th, 2011 | Comments Off

By BEN GRAFTON At the Freeport Council meeting of June 23, Councilwoman Elizabeth Brannon opened a discussion about “continuing general engineering contracts” which allow the city to order project work under the terms and conditions of the contract. At the present time only one general engineering contract is in effect in Freeport.

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Paxton Council aims to get ballpark turning lane out of FDOT renovation projects

Jun 30th, 2011 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER Visitors to the Paxton Dixie Youth Baseball complex may be in for a little relief from parking lot congestion and the summer heat if plans put in motion by the Town Council at its June 21 meeting come to fruition.

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DFS City Council imposes burn-ban, learns of teen fight club

Jun 30th, 2011 | Comments Off

By ASHLEY AMASON Newly appointed City Clerk Kristi Boyd took her seat with the DeFuniak Springs City Council June 27. Boyd had no time for pause as the meeting was packed with citizens’ comments and Council discussion.

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Legislators seek help in defining fair districts

Jun 30th, 2011 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST How is a fair voting district created? In this area, most people seem to agree that it should be done with impartiality and openness and without reference to politics.

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WCSB: stricter amendments to code of conduct regarding student absence

Jun 30th, 2011 | Comments Off

By ASHLEY AMASON Prior to the Walton County School Board (WCSB) meeting June 21, it held a workshop to discuss granting an easement for a communication tower in the Northeast quadrant of Freeport High School (FHS). The tower would be used by the Walton County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) for emergency communication, and possibly subleased to [...]

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Classified Ads 6/30/2011

Jun 30th, 2011 | Comments Off

AUCTION AUCTION: Saturday, July 9th 10:00 A.M. Preview 8:00 A.M. ‘til auction.  Panhandle Opry Auditorium – Mossy Head, FL. (GPS: 657 DeShazo Rd. Crestview FL  32539) No Reserve, No Buyer’s Premium.  Industrial Supply Company Liquidation & Misc. Consignments: High End Executive Office Furniture, Desk, Leather Chairs, Filing Cabinets, (New): Igloo Coolers, Fiberglass Step Ladders, Aluminum [...]

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Point Washington Neighborhood Plan approved

Jun 24th, 2011 | Comments Off

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DFS Business and Professional Association, City Council seek input to grow local businesses

Jun 24th, 2011 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER

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