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Archive for April, 2012

DFS City Council hears updates on upcoming Marvel of Flight and energy expo events

Apr 12th, 2012 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER If the report given by Walton Area Chamber of Commerce representatives to the DeFuniak Springs City Council is any indication, the Municipal Airport’s 2012 Marvel of Flight event is going to be huge.

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No toll booths in the picture for possible bridge expansion

Apr 12th, 2012 | Comments Off

BY DOTTY NIST Whatever concerns citizens may have about the proposal to add a new two-lane span to the U.S. 331 bay bridge, having to stop to pay a toll should not be one of them, as all tolls would be collected electronically. Discounted tolls for local residents would also be possible.

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FMS Bulldogs trounce three top rivals to claim Panhandle Conference Championship

Apr 12th, 2012 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER Freeport Middle School’s baseball team claimed the 2012 Panhandle Conference Championship after winning three straight games against the top three teams in the league.

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South Walton’s boys’ and girls’ teams win big at 2012 Walton County Track Championship

Apr 12th, 2012 | Comments Off

by REID TUCKER It may have happened a day later than planned, but South Walton’s boys’ and girls’ teams claimed the top spot at this year’s Walton County Track Championship.

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South Walton Softball Finishes District Slate at 8-4

Apr 12th, 2012 | Comments Off

By PATRICK CASEY The South Walton Seahawks have wrapped up the #3-seed for next week’s District 4, Class A tournament in Blountstown after earning an 8-6 win over Panama City Bozeman on Friday afternoon.

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Legal Notices 4.5.2012

Apr 5th, 2012 | Comments Off

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WALTON COUNTY, FLORIDA FILE NO. 12CP41 IN RE: ESTATE OF BERTHA MAE RHODES Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered [...]

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Classified Ads 4.5.2102

Apr 5th, 2012 | Comments Off

PERSONAL I, BILLY M. FOREHAND JR.,  am no longer responsible for any other debt other than my own as of March 1, 2012. 4tp 3/22-4/12 ———————————————— Employment wanted I AM A DESPERATE truck driver looking for work. I am a single parent so local only. I have a class A safe drive with endorsements full [...]

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Headline news 4.5.2012

Apr 5th, 2012 | Comments Off

BCC GETS UPDATE ON LAWSUITS No action on proposed settlement of Harris’ suits. _____ STATE AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER VISITS RED BAY Adam Putnam holds Q&A with farmers, officials. _____ MUSCOGEE CREEK HEALTH CLINIC DEDICATED Opening celebrates $100,000 grant for tribal clinic. _____ EMERALD COAST CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY CENTER OPENS DFS Center officially opens to assist children in [...]

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Ag Commissioner Putnam visits Red Bay Grocery for Q-and-A with local officials and farmers

Apr 5th, 2012 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER Visitors to the Red Bay Grocery usually come for the restaurant’s famous lunch specials, but Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam was the big draw on Tuesday, March 27, when he talked about the future of farming in the state.

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New Muscogee Creek Health Clinic dedicated

Apr 5th, 2012 | Comments Off

By BEN GRAFTON On Saturday, March 31, a dreary, wet day in Bruce, Florida, a surprisingly large happy crowd, the majority of whom were tribal members in their native dress, braved the rain at the Muscogee tribal grounds to celebrate the dedication of the new federally qualified Muscogee Creek Tribal Health Clinic, that is operated [...]

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