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Archive for August 11th, 2011

Photos of the Week – 8/11/2011

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Classified Ads 8/11/2011

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Headline News 8/11/.2011

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DFS CITY COUNCIL MEETS Plans to rehab old health department building. _____ DFS CITY BUDGET WORKSHOP Likely to balance budget with reserves. _____ WALTON COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD MEETS Approves budget, sets millage rate. _____ SATURDAY IN THE SOUTH Yard sale and possum festival. _____ SEN. MATT GAETZ ADDRESSES 30A REPUBLICANS Discussed recent and pending legislation. [...]

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Saltwater fish hatchery possible in Walton County?

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By DOTTY NIST Walton County District 5 Commissioner Cecilia Jones hosted a meeting of a group of people enthusiastic about the possibility of a saltwater fish hatchery/marine plant nursery in Walton County.

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DFS City Council agrees to use reserve funds to balance budget

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By ASHLEY AMASON The DeFuniak Springs City Council agreed to a one dollar per hour raise for employees making less than $13.50/hour at the Aug. 2 budget workshop. The suggestion came from Councilman Mac Work after the Council rejected Financial Director Sara Bower’s suggestion to give employees making less than $40,000 a 3-percent salary increase.

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DFS City Council plans to rehab old health department

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By ASHLEY AMASON Despite his request on the agenda, Cipriano Hernandez announced he had already come to an agreement to extend the payment of sewer impact fees with the city, the last payment for which was due June 15, 2011. At the Aug. 8 DeFuniak Springs City Council meeting, Hernandez questioned why police/fire impact fees [...]

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WCSB approves budget, sets millage rate

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By ASHLEY AMASON Appropriately for a budget hearing, Chief Financial Officer Jim McCall served in Superintendent Carlene Anderson’s absence while she was at the state board of education meeting during the Aug. 2 Walton County School Board (WCSB) meeting. The millage rate was set at 5.0110 mills, less than the rollback rate (5.3398 mills) which [...]

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Freeport-South Walton Top Area Rivalry

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By PATRICK CASEY and REID TUCKER Freeport and South Walton High Schools sit atop our Area 5 rivalry countdown as this week’s story wraps up a 10-week series for our choices of the fiercest match-ups after a look at athletic competition between Walton, Ponce de Leon, Paxton, Freeport and South Walton.

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