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Archive for February, 2012

Headline News 2/2/2012

Feb 3rd, 2012 | Comments Off

BCC HEARS RECOMMENDATION AND COMMENT ON 331 BRIDGE Public hearing on on proposed tax increase set for Feb. 14. _____ BCC APPROVES AGREEMENT WITH ARGYLE, LIBERTY FIRE DISTRICTS. Taxpayer group urges “fair and equitable” county funding. _____ FREEPORT CITY COUNCIL JAN. 26 MEETING Talks water projects, future plans for port. _____ DFS CITY COUNCIL APPOINTS [...]

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Classified Ads 2/2/2012

Feb 3rd, 2012 | Comments Off

LOST/FOUND AUSTRALIAN SHEPARD MISSING in Liberty/King Lake area. Male-15 months old. Red Merle. “Max” Please call 865-1987 or 865-7896. ———————————————— WANTED Looking for meat for my dogs. Do you have freezer burned or meat past prime? Wild game meat, beef or chicken. Call 231-0057 or email teresacline@mchsi.com. 2tc 1/26-2/2/ 27wds ———————————————— 4-5 BLACK MARANS CHICKEN. [...]

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Legal Notices 2/2/2012

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WALTON COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 11-CA-000798 BEACHSIDE I CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida non-profit condominium association, Plaintiff, v. TERESA L. WITT-STAMPS, as survivor of an estate by the entireties with JERRY J. STAMPS, deceased, and LOUIS PROVENZA, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: TERESA [...]

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BCC hears recommendation and views on U.S. 331 bridge project

Feb 3rd, 2012 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST The recommendation of the panel tasked with looking at funding options for the four-laning of the U.S. 331 bay bridge was presented to county commissioners at their Jan. 24 regular meeting, and county citizens and organizations also weighed in on the issue.

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Court orders Miller to turn over Chat Holley records

Feb 3rd, 2012 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST Local attorney George Ralph Miller has been given 48 hours to comply with a public records request from Miramar Beach resident Suzanne Harris for documents associated with Walton County’s purchase of a half-acre parcel at the corner of Chat Holley Road and U.S. 331.

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Retreat representatives agree to get trucks off beach

Feb 3rd, 2012 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST Two board members of the Retreat subdivision have agreed to stop dump trucks that had been carrying sand from Grayton Beach to their Blue Mountain Beach-area beachfront subdivision.

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Freeport Council still smarting about cable installation

Feb 3rd, 2012 | Comments Off

By BEN GRAFTON At the Freeport City Council meeting of Jan. 26, Preble-Rish engineer Charlie Cotton reported that pipe for the North Bay water main project has been installed to a point about 1 1/2 miles east of Eastern Street and that Eglin Air Force Base officials met with the engineers at the work site [...]

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Paxton Senior Night: girls beat Baker by 12 and boys go to double OT to get one-point win

Feb 3rd, 2012 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER Paxton basketball fans got their money’s worth on the Bobcats’ senior night, as the boys’ double-overtime contest was settled by a single point in the home team’s favor, while the girls took out Baker by a 12-point margin.

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