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Archive for October, 2012

Chamber hosts candidates for sheriff, school superintendent, and BCC Dist. 1

Oct 18th, 2012 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST The Oct. 10 Walton Area Chamber of Commerce Power of Business luncheon at Sandestin’s Linkside Center featured remarks by candidates for District 1 commissioner, school superintendent, and county sheriff. The luncheon was sponsored by the Pleat & Perry law firm.

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Freeport faces two issues: domestic sewer backup and water service to Bruce

Oct 18th, 2012 | Comments Off

By BEN GRAFTON At the Freeport City Council meeting of Oct. 9, a lengthy discussion developed about an incident in which a city sewer line backed up through a gravity flow line into a lady’s house. The incident occurred when the heavy rains (11 inches) of a few weeks ago overloaded the capacity of the [...]

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Local emergency responders honored for saving family of four from fire

Oct 18th, 2012 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER At no point during his 10 years as a firefighter had Lt. Chad Nelson seen or been a part of anything like the events that took place on Sept. 14.

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Amend or Not Amend? part 3

Oct 18th, 2012 | Comments Off

By BRUCE COLLIER This is the third of a series on the 11 active proposed state constitutional amendments that will go before voters on Nov. 6. Twelve were originally listed, but one has been removed. To pass, an amendment must receive 60 percent or more votes of approval. This article will cover proposed amendments 7, [...]

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Legal Notices 10.18.2012

Oct 18th, 2012 | Comments Off

TDA#12TX120066 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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Classified Ads 10.18.2012

Oct 18th, 2012 | Comments Off

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Headline News 10.10.2012

Oct 10th, 2012 | Comments Off

DFS CITY COUNCIL MEETING OCT. 8 Plans stricter rental policy for city buildings. _____ PEDDLER’S ALLEY SUCCESSFUL AGAIN Antiques, crafts, classic cars draw crowd. _____ RESTORE ACT WORKSHOP Considers joining consortium of counties affected by oil spill. _____ OIL SPILL RESPONSE COORDINATION COMMITTEE MEETS Stresses cooperation in meeting future incidents. _____ SWFD BOARD OCT. 1 [...]

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Walton County ponders course for RESTORE Act

Oct 10th, 2012 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST “There is no play book,” Doug Darling told county commissioners as they discussed whether to join a consortium of Florida counties affected by the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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Commission on Oil Spill Response Coordination meets in Walton County

Oct 10th, 2012 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST The Panhandle-wide commission charged with identifying ways to improve response in the event of an oil spill held an all-day meeting in Walton County on Oct. 3

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DFS Council looks to collect more for rental of city buildings

Oct 10th, 2012 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER The DeFuniak Springs City Council made strides toward a policy of more strictly collecting rental fees on city buildings, while also going up on those rates each year.

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