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Headline News 9.27.2012

Sep 28th, 2012 | Comments Off

DFS CITY COUNCIL SEPT. 24 MEETING Fires city planner over drug test refusal. _____ TDC RECONSIDERS LIFEGUARD BID Endorses SWFD services at special meeting. _____ FREEPORT DISMISSES GREENSLAIT AT SPECIAL MEETING Former fire chief failed qualification test. _____ PAXTON TOWN COUNCIL MEETS SEPT. 18 Considers Health Department branch in city limits. _____ SCHOOL BOARD SPECIAL [...]

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DFS City Council fires city planner for refusing to take random drug test

Sep 28th, 2012 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER The DeFuniak Springs City Council voted unanimously to terminate City Planner Greg Scoville on the grounds that he refused to take a drug test. Scoville was one of several city employees chosen at random to participate in a drug test last week, but only he declined to take the test. In a [...]

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TDC reconsiders, endorses SWFD bid for lifeguard services

Sep 28th, 2012 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST Walton County’s tourism council has voted to recommend the South Walton Fire District’s (SWFD) bid to provide lifeguard/beach safety services on the Walton County beaches.

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Freeport dismisses former Fire Chief Ben Greenslait

Sep 28th, 2012 | Comments Off

By BEN GRAFTON At a somber special Council meeting on Sept. 21, before a small crowd that did not include Ben Greenslait, Freeport Mayor Mickey Marse advised the Council that each of them had a copy of a letter which stated that Greenslait did not pass the test that is requisite to serving as Freeport [...]

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Paxton Town Council ponders Health Department branch within the city limits

Sep 28th, 2012 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER The Walton County Health Department may soon open a branch within Paxton’s city limits, something the Town Council agreed would be a boon to residents.

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Walton defeats Freeport, Crestview and Marianna in three consecutive volleyball matches

Sep 28th, 2012 | Comments Off

by PATRICK CASEY and REID TUCKER Walton’s volleyball team was in the for long haul in back-to-back-to-back matches last week, winning four- and five-set victories against Crestview and Freeport on the road and against Marianna at home.

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Fumbles fuel Walton win versus Freeport

Sep 28th, 2012 | Comments Off

By PATRICK CASEY The Walton Braves rallied from a 21-14 halftime deficit to score 28 unanswered points in the second half of play as they captured a 42-21 victory in Freeport on Friday night.

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