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Archive for November, 2012

Headline News 11.22.2012

Nov 22nd, 2012 | Comments Off

BCC APPROVES PARK AVENUE WEST Lowers number of proposed residential lots. _____ ATTORNEY GENERAL OFFERS OPINION ON TOURIST TAX USES Proposed use of funds for multi-use path, beach parking. _____ DFS CITY COUNCIL NOV. 13 MEETING Accepts finance director’s resignation, approves wedding elephant. _____ CODE ENFORCEMENT BOARD NOV. 15 MEETING Votes to forgive lien on [...]

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Freeport City Council talks horses and sewage

Nov 22nd, 2012 | Comments Off

By BEN GRAFTON City Planner Latilda Henninger opened the Freeport City Council meeting of Nov. 13 by presenting a draft ordinance on equine management to the Council.

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Park Avenue West approved for commercial and two residential lots

Nov 22nd, 2012 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST A proposal for a mixed-use development in Inlet Beach has been approved, but with one fewer residential lots than proposed and without the use of “double-dipping” in calculating density.

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Wounded veteran skydives for the first time: “Let’s get back to living life”

Nov 22nd, 2012 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER The term “bucket list” is often bandied about when someone first starts skydiving, but for Air Force Staff Sgt. David Flowers, nothing could have been farther out of character than jumping out of a perfectly good airplane.

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DFS City Council announces resignation of Finance Director John McCue at meeting

Nov 22nd, 2012 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER The DeFuniak Springs City Council accepted the resignation of Finance Director John McCue, who held the office for five months.

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Freeport gets ahead and hangs on for a 26-21 win against Graceville

Nov 22nd, 2012 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER In football it’s often the little things that make all the difference, and Freeport proved that to be true, staying tough to earn 26-21 win after a pitched contest against Graceville.

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Paxton Girls Open Season 2-0

Nov 22nd, 2012 | Comments Off

By PATRICK CASEY The Paxton Bobcats opened the 2012-13 girls basketball season with victories over West Florida 59-22 and Freeport 57-46 last week.

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Legal Notices 11.15.2012

Nov 15th, 2012 | Comments Off

NOTICE OF SUSPENSION AND ADMINISTRATIVE COMPLAINT CASE NO: 201202961 TO: Johnny L. Williford A Notice of Suspension to suspend and an Administrative Complaint to revoke your license and eligibility for licensure has been filed against you. You have the right to request a hearing pursuant to Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes, by mailing a [...]

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Classified Ads 11.15.2012

Nov 15th, 2012 | Comments Off

JEWELRY SALE MOM AND ME JEWELRY SALE. Beautiful costume jewelry at low prices. Starting at $1.00 Necklaces, bracelets, earrings, rings, pins and so much more. Everything from simple to glamorous. Nov.16th and 17th from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1272 Oakwood Lakes Blvd. Drop by anytime during the sale. Call Mom at (850)419-9279.52wds 1tc [...]

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Headline News 11.15.2012

Nov 15th, 2012 | Comments Off

SWFD BOARD NOV. 5 MEETING Hears report on responses, lifeguard services. _____   PLANNING COMMISSION MEETS NOV. 8 Proposal to designate portion of U.S. 331 as Scenic Corridor. _____   WALTON COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD MEETS NOV. 13 Bids farewell to Mildred Wilkerson. _____   WORKSHOP ON PROPOSED BEACH PARKING Residents provide input. _____   FIRST [...]

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