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Archive for September, 2012

Freeport: Heavy industrial land use and military influence planning

Sep 13th, 2012 | Comments Off

By BEN GRAFTON The Freeport Planning Board meeting of Sept. 5 was a continuation of the Aug. 1 meeting at which addition of a Heavy Industrial category to the Land Development Code (LDC) and the impact of the military sustainability legislation  on the city were the topics under discussion.

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Detailed plans move forward for Lupin Beach

Sep 13th, 2012 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST Detailed plans for 20 single-family units have been conditionally approved to move foward in connection with the Inlet Beach development known as Lupin Beach.

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Walton posts 41-0 victory

Sep 13th, 2012 | Comments Off

By PATRICK CASEY The Walton Braves earned their first regular season victory since November of 2010 with a convincing shutout in a 41-0 decision over Tallahassee FAMU High on Friday night at Everette Yates Memorial Stadium.

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Freeport crushes South Walton 41-7 in “Battle of the Bay”

Sep 13th, 2012 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER The Freeport Bulldogs steamrolled South Walton, pounding out a 41-7 victory over the Seahawks, with special teams accounting for fully half of the six touchdowns scored.

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Legal Notices 9.6.2012

Sep 6th, 2012 | Comments Off

TDA#12TX120086 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that FRANK WILLIAMS JR. 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 was assessed are as [...]

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Classified Ads 9.6.2012

Sep 6th, 2012 | Comments Off

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Headline News 9.6.2012

Sep 6th, 2012 | Comments Off

BCC APPROVES ROUNDABOUT PLAN Improvement for busy intersection of CR-395/CR-30A. _____ FREEPORT COUNCIL MEETING AUG. 30 Southern Wine and Spirits facility construction to begin. _____ DFS CITY COUNCIL MEETING AUG. 30 Talks money saving, money making. _____ DFS BUDGET WORKSHOP AUG. 30 Moving forward with proposed FY 2013 budget. _____ ISAAC IMPACTS AREA Sea turtle [...]

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A place to remember

Sep 6th, 2012 | Comments Off

By ALICIA LEONARD Before the time phone calls replaced visiting face-to-face, families gathered late in the evening to talk, to plan, to spend time together. Such was the evening of Aug. 11, 1944, when a tragic accident befell the family of James Cosson Sr., of the Alaqua Community in Walton County. Cosson was gathered with [...]

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Roundabout project approved for CR-395/CR-30A intersection

Sep 6th, 2012 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST Changes are coming to an intersection in Seagrove Beach. On Aug. 30, county commissioners approved improvements for the busy CR-395/CR-30A intersection which will include a roundabout. The intersection is currently a three-way stop.

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DFS City Council discusses money-saving measures and ideas to boost revenues

Sep 6th, 2012 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER Items impacting the city’s bottom line were very much the focal point of the most recent DeFuniak Springs City Council meeting, with five proposals related to staving off spending or increasing revenues on the agenda.

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