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Archive for September, 2012

Commissioners workshop capital projects

Sep 20th, 2012 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST Economic development, preservation and recreation items topped the Walton County Board of County Commissioners’ (BCC) list of project priorities at the Sept. 13 capital projects workshop.

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DFS City Councilman Henry Ennis on balancing needs of the city and its residents

Sep 20th, 2012 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER Note: This story is the fourth of a multi-part series derived from interviews with the members of the DeFuniak Springs City Council. This week’s article comes from an interview with Councilman Henry Ennis, while a piece in an upcoming edition will profile the remaining city councilman, Wayne Graham.   

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Walton Defense Posts 7-0 Shutout

Sep 20th, 2012 | Comments Off

By PATRICK CASEY The Walton Braves won their second game in a row in one of the wilder finishes in school history in the sport of football as Rodney Shipman’s 87-yard return of a fumble put the only points on the scoreboard for either team in the contest as the host squad picked up a [...]

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South Walton beats Freeport in three sets to take the lead in District 2-A volleyball

Sep 20th, 2012 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER South Walton’s four-set win against arch-rival Freeport was closer than either volleyball team would have liked, with the Lady Seahawks just edging the Lady Bulldogs to claim victory.

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Legal Notices 9.13.2012

Sep 17th, 2012 | Comments Off

TDA#12TX120063 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that GERMAN AMERICAN CAPITAL CORP. C/O PENDER NEWKIRK 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 [...]

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Photos of the Week 9.13.2012

Sep 13th, 2012 | Comments Off

         

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Classified Ads 9.13.2012

Sep 13th, 2012 | Comments Off

COIN CLUB MEETING DeFuniak Springs Coin Club meets every third Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Door prizes, auction and lots of fun…upstairs of theDolphin Coin Shop on Hwy. 90 an Smith Road. 951-9981. Program on Antique Coin Silver. Bring your extras. We will have a trading time. —————————————– Personal UNCONTESTED DIVORCE No court [...]

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Headline News 9.13.2012

Sep 13th, 2012 | Comments Off

BCC SETS PRELIMINARY BUDGET AND MILLAGE RATE Budget up $3.5 million from current year. _____ DFS CITY COUNCIL 9/10 MEETING Votes for two police, street department terminations. _____ WALTON COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD MEETS Approves millage rate, budget figure. _____ DFS PLANNING BOARD MEETS Approves request for home based pastry business. _____ FERRIS WHEEL PROPOSAL AT [...]

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Walton County sets preliminary budget and millage rate

Sep 13th, 2012 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST There will be no increase in Walton County’s millage rate for the 2012-13 fiscal year.

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DFS City Council votes to fire police department lieutenant and streets department worker

Sep 13th, 2012 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER The DeFuniak Springs City Council members voted unanimously to fire two city employees, both of whom were recommended for termination by their supervisors on grounds of insubordinate behavior.

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