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Archive for January, 2012

Headline News 1/18/2012

Jan 20th, 2012 | Comments Off

BOWERS HIRED AS DFS CITY MANAGER Has one-year contract. _____ NO BIMONTHLY MEETINGS FOR TDC BCC denies request for additional meetings. _____ FUNDING WORKSHOPS FOR U.S. 331 WIDENING Proposals draw support, criticism. _____ FREEPORT CITY COUNCIL JAN. 10 MEETING Century Link cable installation creates controversy. _____ BCC REVIEWING ATTORNEY APPLICATIONS Costs, potential conflicts discussed. _____ [...]

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DeFuniak City Council chooses Bowers as City Manager

Jan 20th, 2012 | Comments Off

By ALICIA LEONARD Three applicants vied for the position of DeFuniak Springs City Manager in a special interview and hiring session that took place at DeFuniak Springs City Hall Jan. 13 at 1 p.m.

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Bridge toll a no-go at south Walton public workshop

Jan 20th, 2012 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST “I don’t really want a toll and I don’t want to be taxed, either,” one local resident told the Highway 331 Task Force at its Jan. 11 public workshop at the South Walton Courthouse Annex, which was attended by over 50 people. This was a sentiment to which almost everyone could relate, [...]

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Freeport Council provoked by Century Link fiber optic cable Installation

Jan 20th, 2012 | Comments Off

By BEN GRAFTON At Freeport’s City Council meeting of Jan. 10, Mayor Mickey Morse reported that over the Christmas weekend a Century Link work crew had cut a trench in the ground and installed fiber optic cable where the city’s North Bay project water line is being installed in its dedicated easement within the right-of-way [...]

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Commissioners say no to bimonthly TDC meetings

Jan 20th, 2012 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST Walton County commissioners turned down a request from the county’s tourism council to increase the frequency of their meetings.

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Commissioners to review attorney applications

Jan 20th, 2012 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST Thirty-nine attorneys and 12 law firms have responded to the Walton County Board of County Commissioners’ (BCC) request for qualifications (RFQs) and advertising seeking legal services. This was reported at the Jan. 10 BCC meeting at the Walton County Courthouse.

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Walton wins by 10 against county rival Freeport

Jan 20th, 2012 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER Walton outpaced visiting Freeport after a close halftime lead to claim a 74-64 win against the Bulldogs.

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Legal Notices 1/18/2012

Jan 20th, 2012 | Comments Off

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE The Walton County Code Enforcement Board will hold their regular meeting on January 19, 2012 beginning at 6:00 p.m.  to be held at the South Walton Courthouse Annex. In accordance with Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, whenever any board or commissioner of any state agency or authority, or of any agency or authority [...]

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Classified Ads 1/18/2012

Jan 20th, 2012 | Comments Off

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Photos of the Week 1/12/2012

Jan 12th, 2012 | Comments Off

         

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