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Archive for July 7th, 2011

Photos of the Week 7/7/2011

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Headline news 7/7/11

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WALTON COUNTY CELEBRATES INDEPENDENCE DAY Photos of area events and celebrations. _____ WCSB TALKS ATTENDANCE POLICY Opinions divided over changes. _____ BCC: TO RAISE OR NOT TO RAISE? Lower-level employees’ salary increase urged. _____ BCC TALKS DISBANDING BOARDS AND COMMITTEES CDLAB future uncertain. _____ WALTER OWENS’ AMAZING MACHINE Area inventor’s static-electricity powered generator. _____ CERTIFICATE [...]

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Redistricting Committee approves map recommendation to County Commission, School Board

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By REID TUCKER After nearly two months of discussion, the Walton County Redistricting Committee voted to present proposed map 3D to the Board of County Commissioners and School Board for final approval.

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Raises for lower-level county employees urged

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By DOTTY NIST Community leader Bonnie McQuiston stood before county commission on June 28 to ask for a salary increase for lower-level county employees.

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Future uncertain for Coastal Dune Lake Advisory Board

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By DOTTY NIST To save on costs, the disbanding of a number of county boards, mainly inactive ones, has been approved. The Coastal Dune Lake Advisory Board (CDLAB) was also on the county commissioners’ list of boards to consider disbanding. However, there were objections to the elimination of the CDLAB as a county board, and [...]

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Certificate of Land Use Compliance Ordinance hearing set

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By DOTTY NIST A July 12 public hearing has been set for Walton County’s proposed Certificate of Land Use Compliance Ordinance. This will be the second required public hearing for the current draft ordinance, and adoption may take place at that time.

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Florala man’s static electricity-powered generator could spark energy revolution

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By REID TUCKER The look of Walter Owens’ Electron-Controlled Floating Ground Generator probably does not mesh with the mental image one has when considering an invention that could change the world.

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