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Archive for 2012

Headline news 2/16/12

Feb 17th, 2012 | Comments Off

COMMUNITY FORUM ON BRIDGE WIDENING Crowd discusses and debates funding options. _____ STATE LEGISLATURE PASSES REDISTRICTING PLANS Plans move to legal review, challenges. _____ DFS CITY COUNCIL FEB. 13 MEETING Approves WCEDA agreement, Amtrak resolution. _____ DFS OPENS NEW SKATE PARK New 10,000-square foot park ready for action. _____ ROTARY CLUB HOSTS PEARL HARBOR SURVIVOR [...]

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DFS Council re-ups with WCEDA, supports joint resolution to get Amtrak service

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By REID TUCKER The DeFuniak Springs City Council voted unanimously to support the interlocal agreement with the Walton County Economic Development Alliance (WCEDA), but the Council was split when it came to details of the associated funding agreement.

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DeFuniak Springs man discusses days of gridiron glory

Feb 17th, 2012 | Comments Off

By JEFFREY POWELL At 65 years old Ralph Jenkins is living in the house he was born and raised in. He spends many hours a week doing light maintenance and janitorial work at his beloved St. Joseph A.M.E. church in DeFuniak Springs. His life today is dedicated to God and helping young people realize their [...]

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Florida Legislature passes redistricting plans: plans move to legal review

Feb 17th, 2012 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST The redistricting process initiated by the Florida Legislature in summer 2011 has culminated in the adoption of redistricting plans by the Florida Legislature. These were plans for state legislative and U.S. Congressional redistricting.

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Bay bridge options discussed at community meeting

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By DOTTY NIST “We have the tax, the toll, or declining the money and waiting,” Kitty Whitney summed up the options regarding getting the U.S. 331 bay bridge widened from two lanes to four.

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SW Boys Make Playoffs

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By PATRICK CASEY The South Walton Seahawks boys basketball team grabbed a spot in the Class A playoffs by finishing as the runner-up to West Gadsden on Saturday night as they fell to the Panthers 69-41 in the District 4 championship game played at Blountstown High School.

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Legal Notices 2.16.2012

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NOTICE OF INTENT OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF WALTON COUNTY, FLORIDA TO ADOPT A SCHOOL BOARD RULE SETTING FORTH SOCIAL MEDIA POLICIES AND PROCEDURES IN THE WALTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT The School Board of Walton County, Florida, hereby gives notice of its intent to adopt the proposed rule setting forth Social Media policies and procedures [...]

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Classified Ads 2.16.2012

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LOST/FOUND AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERD MISSING in Liberty/King Lake area. Male-15 months old. Red Merle. “Max” Please call 865-1987 or 865-7896. ———————————————— WE PAY CASH WE PAY CASH – For any type of metals, including tin autos, tractors, mowers, house trailers and more. Call 850-951-3562. 4tp 2/9-3/1 ———————————————— 4-WHEELERS CRAZY CARLS ATV’s SALES and service and parts [...]

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