Walton County Heritage Museum

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One of only two perfectly round lakes in the world

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Archive for October, 2012

Headline News 10.25.2012

Oct 25th, 2012 | Comments Off

TDC ANNUAL MEETING CELEBRATES RECORD YEAR Reports double-digit increases in bed tax revenue. _____ DFS CITY COUNCIL OCT. 22 MEETING Tables proposed historic district ordinance. _____ WALTON COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD OCT. 22 MEETING Home-school and voucher numbers updated. _____ CODE ENFORCEMENT BOARD MEETS OCT. 18 Playhouse in Blue Mountain Beach found in violation. _____ PAXTON [...]

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Record-breaking year celebrated at TDC annual meeting

Oct 25th, 2012 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST “We far outperformed anyone in northwest Florida and, from what I understand, anyone in the state,” Dawn Moliterno, South Walton Tourist Development Council (TDC) executive director proclaimed at the TDC’s Oct. 16 annual meeting luncheon.

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Paxton Town Council: Dollar General calls off plan to open Paxton store

Oct 25th, 2012 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER Despite the better part of half a year’s anticipation and indications to the contrary, Dollar General will not open a retail location in Paxton.

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DFS City Council votes to table historic district commercial property maintenance ordinance

Oct 25th, 2012 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER The DeFuniak Springs City Council voted unanimously to hold off on the adoption of a proposed ordinance that would have imposed stricter aesthetic and safety regulations on historic-district businesses.

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WCSB meets in special session, attendance numbers updated

Oct 25th, 2012 | Comments Off

By ALICIA LEONARD In a follow-up to an earlier report, registered home school student numbers as well as voucher numbers for students coming into and going out of the county to attend school are in. Registered home school students in Walton County as of Oct. 16 account for 276 students in Walton County. Outgoing vouchers [...]

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South Walton Mosquito Control District amends budget

Oct 25th, 2012 | Comments Off

By BEN GRAFTON The first order of business at the South Walton County Mosquito Control Board (SWCMC) meeting of Oct. 16 was the financial report and a lengthy discussion about budget revisions. Commissioner Bob Hudson reported that there is a carryover of $72,000 to the 2012-2013 budget and that the 2011-2012 fiscal year ended with [...]

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Legal Notices 10.25.2012

Oct 25th, 2012 | Comments Off

TDA#12TX120092 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that KING LAKE LANDING INC. 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 [...]

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Classified Ads 10.25.2012

Oct 25th, 2012 | Comments Off

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Headline News 10.18.2012

Oct 18th, 2012 | Comments Off

WALTON COUNTY TO JOIN OIL SPILL CONSORTIUM Concerns with agreement still to be worked out. _____ FREEPORT CITY COUNCIL OCT. 9 MEETING Discusses sewer backup, and proposed water extension. _____ EMERGENCY RESPONDERS HONORED BY LAWMAKERS Rescue of woman and children in Sept. 14 house fire. _____ CHAMBER LUNCHEON FEATURES COUNTY CANDIDATES Sheriff, commission and superintendent [...]

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Walton County to join consortium of oil spill-affected counties

Oct 18th, 2012 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST County commissioners have agreed to sign Walton County on as part of a consortium of Florida coastal counties being organized by the Florida Association of Counties (FAC).

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