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Archive for 2012

WCSB meets, parent questions absentee policy

Aug 16th, 2012 | Comments Off

By ALICIA LEONARD The Walton County School Board met during their regularly scheduled session Aug. 14. On their agenda were contracts, grants, funding, curriculum and personnel recommendations. All board members were present. Walton County School Superintendent Carlene Anderson was absent. In her place, Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction Kay Dailey, made request for approval of [...]

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House on Nelson Avenue “a time capsule” of DeFuniak Springs history

Aug 16th, 2012 | Comments Off

By BRUCE COLLIER Five years ago, Connie Taylor and her husband Danny purchased the old house at 209 E. Nelson Ave. in DeFuniak Springs, formerly owned and occupied by Robert and Janie Blue. Once the property was fully paid for, the Taylors entered into a lease agreement with local business Game Addicts, which now occupies [...]

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Legal Notices 8.16.2012

Aug 16th, 2012 | Comments Off

If there are images in this attachment, they will not be displayed.  Download the original attachment Top stories 8/16/12 TDC selects ad agency, approves media opportunity By DOTTY NIST Impressed by the Zehnder advertising agency’s knowledge of the local area and staff qualifications, among other factors, South Walton Tourist Development Council (TDC) members have voted [...]

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Classified Ads

Aug 16th, 2012 | Comments Off

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Headline News 8.16.2012

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PLANNING COMMISSION AUG. 9 MEETING Hears controversial request on extractive use. _____ DFS PLANNING BOARD MEETS AUG. 6 Brief agenda includes task force report. _____ DFS CITY COUNCIL AUG. 13 MEETING Denies change in settlement wording, names two to planning board. _____ WALTON COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD AUG. 14 MEETING Absentee policy questioned. _____ “TIME CAPSULE” [...]

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Walton Planning Commission hears contentious request

Aug 16th, 2012 | Comments Off

By BEN GRAFTON The first item on the Walton County Planning Commission meeting agenda of Aug. 9 was a request by the county itself, to adopt an amendment to the Comprehensive Plan Future Land Use Element Policy L-1.4.4, Neighborhood Commercial. The proposal would modify the criteria for new future designations in the Route 30A Scenic [...]

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TDC selects ad agency, approves media opportunity

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By DOTTY NIST Impressed by the Zehnder advertising agency’s knowledge of the local area and staff qualifications, among other factors, South Walton Tourist Development Council (TDC) members have voted in favor of proceeding with negotiations to make Zehnder their new advertising consultant.

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DFS City Council meets, Dunn denied, Naylor and Griffith named to planning board

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By ALICIA LEONARD The DeFuniak Springs City Council met for their first meeting of the month Aug. 13, at city hall. On their agenda was a request by Jonathan Dunn, previous owner and operator of Aero FX (now Emerald Coast Aviation) to change wording in a previous settlement with the city; a request for fee [...]

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