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Archive for 2012

Headline News 9.20.2012

Sep 20th, 2012 | Comments Off

THE HERALD TALKS WITH COUNCILMAN HENRY ENNIS DFS City Council interview. _____ BCC CAPITAL PROJECTS WORKSHOP SEPT. 13 Economic development, preservation and recreation top list. _____ FREEPORT COUNCIL BUDGET HEARING AND REGULAR MEETING Final budget hearing Sept. 25. _____ WALTON COUNTY EDUCATION ASSOCIATION SUES SCHOOL BOARD Unfair labor practices lawsuit. _____ TDC QUARTERLY MEETING Gulf [...]

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Freeport conducts first public 2013 budget hearing

Sep 20th, 2012 | Comments Off

By BEN GRAFTON At the Freeport Council meeting of Sept. 11, City Attorney Clayton Adkinson announced that this meeting included the first public hearing for the 2012-2013 budget, total expenses for which are estimated to be $4.564 million. An ad valorem tax rate of 4.7302 mils will be in place compared to the roll-back rate [...]

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TDC approves Gulf Place as beach community, rejects lifeguard bids

Sep 20th, 2012 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST Gulf Place has been designated as one of the South Walton Tourist Development Council’s (TDC) “Visit South Walton” beach communities.

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Commissioners workshop capital projects

Sep 20th, 2012 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST Economic development, preservation and recreation items topped the Walton County Board of County Commissioners’ (BCC) list of project priorities at the Sept. 13 capital projects workshop.

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DFS City Councilman Henry Ennis on balancing needs of the city and its residents

Sep 20th, 2012 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER Note: This story is the fourth of a multi-part series derived from interviews with the members of the DeFuniak Springs City Council. This week’s article comes from an interview with Councilman Henry Ennis, while a piece in an upcoming edition will profile the remaining city councilman, Wayne Graham.   

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Walton Defense Posts 7-0 Shutout

Sep 20th, 2012 | Comments Off

By PATRICK CASEY The Walton Braves won their second game in a row in one of the wilder finishes in school history in the sport of football as Rodney Shipman’s 87-yard return of a fumble put the only points on the scoreboard for either team in the contest as the host squad picked up a [...]

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South Walton beats Freeport in three sets to take the lead in District 2-A volleyball

Sep 20th, 2012 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER South Walton’s four-set win against arch-rival Freeport was closer than either volleyball team would have liked, with the Lady Seahawks just edging the Lady Bulldogs to claim victory.

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Legal Notices 9.13.2012

Sep 17th, 2012 | Comments Off

TDA#12TX120063 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that GERMAN AMERICAN CAPITAL CORP. C/O PENDER NEWKIRK the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it [...]

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