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Archive for March, 2012

Mossy Head Water Works celebrates completion of $4.6 million expansion project

Mar 16th, 2012 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER Mossy Head Water Works, Inc. commemorated the completion of a $4.6 million water system upgrade project six-and-a-half years in the making with an open-house celebration.

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DFS City Council approves interior demolition of former Health Department building

Mar 16th, 2012 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER The DeFuniak Springs City Council voted unanimously to award a contract for the demolition of the interior of the former Health Department building to eliminate pervasive surface contamination of mold and mildew.

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Finding his Voice

Mar 16th, 2012 | Comments Off

By ALICIA LEONARD For those following the NBC show The Voice, Santa Rosa Beach resident Geoff McBride has been a source of pride for local residents rooting for his ascent to the big leagues of music. Many were already impressed by his abilities after catching him preform in different venues along 30A in south Walton, [...]

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Bobcats stay perfect in district with defense-driven victory over Malone

Mar 16th, 2012 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER Paxton cruised to a 3-0 victory against visiting Malone, giving the Bobcats a 2-0 district record in the young baseball season.

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Legal Notices 3.15.2012

Mar 16th, 2012 | Comments Off

TDA#12TX110160 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that MACWCP II LLC 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 was assessed are as [...]

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Classified Ads 3.15.2012

Mar 16th, 2012 | Comments Off

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DOT revises proposal for U.S. 331 and bay bridge

Mar 8th, 2012 | Comments Off

by DOTTY NIST Walton County is still eying a $75 million local match in order for two lanes to be added to the U.S. 331 bay bridge. However, as a result of a March 5 meeting between state Department of Transportation (DOT) officials, county officials, Walton County Taxpayers Association members and other citizens, DOT’s offer [...]

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Commissioners deal with golf carts, dunes, Amtrak, other items

Mar 8th, 2012 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST The Feb. 28 Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) regular meeting dealt with a variety of topics and ended with a confrontation.

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WCEDA Board considers revised land transaction policy

Mar 8th, 2012 | Comments Off

y BEN GRAFTON The board of directors of the Walton County Economic Development Alliance (WCEDA) opened its meeting of March 2 with a discussion about a placing a WCEDA insert into a future issue of the 850 The Business Magazine of Northwest Florida.

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TDC to discuss new building, beach nourishment, other items

Mar 8th, 2012 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST A full agenda is on tap for members of south Walton County’s tourism council at their 9 a.m. March 13 quarterly meeting at the South Walton Tourist Development Council (TDC) building.

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