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Archive for May 10th, 2012

Legal Notices 5.10.2012

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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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Headline news 5.10.2012

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JUDGE PROMISES RULING IN “WEDDING HOUSE” LAWSUIT Parties seeking summary judgment. _____ ENERGY CONSERVATION DISCOVERY EXPO Money-saving green technology on display. _____ WCEDA BOARD MEETING MAY 3 Funding report for business startups. _____ CHAMBER HAS NEW PRESIDENT First Friday Breakfast welcomes Kellie Jo Kilberg. _____ TESTIMONY CONTINUES ON DRIFTWOOD RESTAURANT Experts speak for both sides [...]

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Judge promises ruling in “wedding house” lawsuit

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By DOTTY NIST Attorneys for the owners of a large short-term rental home in Seagrove Beach have made the argument that Walton County has “no regulatory basis” to prohibit renters from holding weddings, receptions, and other events in the home.

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Testimony continues for Driftwood restaurant proposal

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By DOTTY NIST Several hours of testimony by two planners as expert witnesses consumed most of an April 30 public hearing on the proposed Driftwood restaurant. Much of the discussion was on the topic of compatibility.

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WCSB meets, discusses terminology used in evaluating teacher performance

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By ALICIA LEONARD The Walton County School Board (WCSB) met in its regular session May 8 at 9 a.m. The board’s Chairman, Dennis Wallace, opened the meeting and Vice-chairperson Faye Leddon led the prayer and pledge of allegiance, before Wallace briefly discussed minor changes in agenda items. District 1 member Mildred Wilkerson was not present [...]

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Sixth Annual May Day Festival brings in big crowds

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By REID TUCKER Though numerous other events were taking place in DeFuniak Springs on Saturday, May 5, the 6th Annual May Day Festival attracted big crowds throughout the day and into the evening.

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Energy Conservation Discovery Expo showcases money-saving green technologies

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By REID TUCKER DeFuniak Springs’ first annual Energy Conservation Discovery Expo demonstrated firsthand how “green” technological innovation can help save the planet while helping individuals and local government alike save greenbacks.

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