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Archive for June, 2012

Legal Notices 6.28.2012

Jun 29th, 2012 | Comments Off

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR WALTON COUNTY, FLORIDA File No. 2012-CP-000110 Division  Probate IN RE:  ESTATE OF KENNETH ROMAN BRENNAN Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Kenneth Roman Brennan, deceased, whose date of death was May 15, 2012, and the last four digits of whose social security number are 484-80-6261, is [...]

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Classified Ads 6.28.2012

Jun 29th, 2012 | Comments Off

ESTATE SALE ESTATE SALE: Antiques, household, tools, linens, little of everything must go! Turn at McDonald’s and follow signs to Deer Run West. 4 miles from town. Sat. June 30th. 7 am till 1 pm only. 2tp 6/14-6/21 ———————————————— LOST/FOUND Lost Dog Black and Tan beagle in the vicinty of Coy Burgess Loop. Reward being [...]

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Headline news 6.28.2012

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DFS CITY COUNCIL JUNE 25 MEETING Considers cost-sharing for Walton Road four-way stop. _____ SALARIES OF COUNTY OFFICIALS First of a series. _____ PAXTON TOWN COUNCIL JUNE 19 MEETING Moving ahead on Dollar General project. _____ A NATION OF ANGELS IN BRUCE Muscogee Tribe food bank still up and providing. _____ WRWF LUNCHEON FEATURES CANDIDATES [...]

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DFS possibly to split materials costs for Walton Road four-way stop

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By REID TUCKER The DeFuniak Springs City Council ultimately decided to look into providing a third of the funding for the materials needed on a project to alter the lane striping on Walton Road.

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What it’s worth

Jun 29th, 2012 | Comments Off

By ALICIA LEONARD Politics is a dirty game some say, but with the exception of Walton County Commissioners and Walton County School Board Members, local elected officials pull in a nice amount of dough compared to many residents of Walton County. Upon a reader’s suggestion, The Herald made a public records request to find out [...]

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Paxton Council moves forward with Dollar General project

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By REID TUCKER The finalization of an agreement to open a Dollar General store in the city of Paxton moved ahead as the Town Council approved a contract with Teramore Development, LLC., the company acting as the project’s facilitator.

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A nation of angels

Jun 29th, 2012 | Comments Off

Story by ALICIA LEONARD For a single mother of three who works 12 hours a day cleaning vacation homes, a flat tire or car problems is a catastrophe. For the elderly with no family and rising medical costs, sometimes decisions between food and medicine must be made. For a tribe that has struggled for recognition, [...]

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Court denies Harris’ motion for contempt

Jun 29th, 2012 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST Suzanne Harris’ motion for contempt alleging that Scott Brannon violated a final judgment of the court has been denied by Walton County Circuit Judge David Green.

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One retirement and one resignation announced for county

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By DOTTY NIST Walton County Public Works Director Starsky Harrell has tendered his resignation and Walton County Human Resources Manager Lynda Robinson has announced her retirement.

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Headline news 6.21.2012

Jun 21st, 2012 | Comments Off

HARRIS DEFENDS CLAIMS OF FRIVOLOUS LAWSUIT Commissioners, former administrator testify. _____ WALTON COUNTY DEMOCRATIC HEADQUARTERS OPENS Gearing up for fall campaign. _____ KELLIE JO KILBERG, NEW CHAMBER PRESIDENT Twenty-three years experience in Chamber of Commerce field. _____ PRIMARY EDUCATION Update on candidates and races pending Aug. 14 primary. _____ PROJECT TOGETHER Friendship House receives St. [...]

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