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Archive for July 19th, 2012

Photos of the Week 7.19.2012

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Headline News 7.19.2012

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FREEPORT COUNCIL TRIES TO PUT OUT FIRE OVER CHIEF ISSUES LOCAL RESIDENT STEVE KERVIN BURNS UP TRACK AT AGE 79 BCC TAKES CLOSER LOOK AT BUDGET ISSUES CITIZENS GET INTERACTIVE AND CLOSE-UP WITH NEW VOTER EDUCATION GROUP COWABUNGA: RECORD SEA TURTLE SEASON HARRIS RECEIVES RULING ON ATTORNEY FEES FROM MILLER CASE

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New citizens’ group continues meetings

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By DOTTY NIST The grass-roots group that began meeting on June 28 as “Walton County Citizens Speak” has now been dubbed “Walton County Citizens for Honest Government,” and its gatherings have continued on a weekly basis.

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Turtle Watch volunteer asks commissioners for help

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By DOTTY NIST “We need your help,” South Walton Turtle Watch volunteer Bobby Stuart told county commissioners. The request for help was spurred by what Stuart termed an “extraordinary” sea turtle nesting season taking place on Walton County’s beaches. Stuart’s remarks came at the July 10 Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) regular meeting [...]

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Freeport Council reviews fire chief controversy: backs the chief

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By BEN GRAFTON At the beginning of the Freeport City Council meeting of July 10, Mayor Mickey Marse introduced Al Ford and Russell Beaty, members of the Walton County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) and qualified firefighters and managers, who have been assigned to duty with the Freeport Fire Department.

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Longtime Indy Racing League fan runs race car around Atlanta Motor Speedway

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By REID TUCKER All Steve Kervin needed to realize a dream he had most of his life was an empty racetrack, an open-wheel, open-cockpit race car and five minutes to make use them.
     Kervin, 79, of DeFuniak Springs, an Indy Racing League fan since 1953, finally got the chance to make four hot laps around [...]

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Walton County looks at proposed 2012-13 budget

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By DOTTY NIST In a July 12 presentation to county commissioners, Interim Walton County Administrator Gerry Demers recommended no change in the county’s millage rate for the 2012-12 fiscal year.

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DFS Councilman Mac Work on economic solutions, city business and the future

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By REID TUCKER City Councilman Mac Work has his email account set up so that he receives a notification any time the search term “DeFuniak Springs” is mentioned in published online. Lately, he said, his inbox stays full.

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Legal Notices 7.19.2012

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PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE The Walton County Code Enforcement Board will hold their regular meeting on July 19, 2012 beginning at 6:00 p.m. to be held at the South Walton Courthouse Annex. In accordance with Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, whenever any board or commissioner of any state agency or authority, or of any agency or authority [...]

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Classsified Ads 7.19.2012

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YARD SALES Yard Sale Friday 13 and Saturday 14 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Furniture, household items, collectibles, bikes and more. hwy 90 east turn behind Melhorns, follow the signs approx. 2 miles. Left at Sawmill Court. 1tp 7/12 ———————————————— Moving Sale 600 Phil Harris Dr. Fri. July 20th and Sat. July 21. Furniture. appliances, [...]

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