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Archive for 2013

Headline News 3.7.2013

Mar 8th, 2013 | Comments Off

BCC APPROVES STRATEGIC GOALS Economy, environment, public confidence top list of concerns. _____ FREEPORT CITY COUNCIL FEB. 28 MEETING Appoints fire department captain, plans for rodeo. _____ ZONING BOARD DENIES SKYDIVE LIVE APPEAL Says right to appeal has been barred since 2008. _____ CHAPMAN ADDRESSES SOUTH WALTON COMMUNITY COUNCIL Addresses variety of concerns at forum. [...]

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Zoning Board of Adjustments denies SkydiveLive! appeal

Mar 8th, 2013 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER The fate of Jim and Melanie Nipper’s north Walton County skydiving business is still very much up in the air, as the Zoning Board of Adjustments (ZBA) determined they waived their right to appeal.

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Agreement between TDC and Biophilia Center is renewed

Mar 8th, 2013 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST An agreement providing for the E.O .Wilson Biophilia Center to continue to serve the general public was approved by county commissioners on Feb. 26 after some discussion by commissioners and the public.

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Rodeo coming to Freeport

Mar 8th, 2013 | Comments Off

By BEN GRAFTON At the beginning of the Freeport City Council meeting of Feb. 28, City Attorney Clay Adkinson presented the second reading of an annexation ordinance advertised on Feb. 7 and 14 for property in the Waterview Cove development. The reading was approved by the Council.

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History of Walton County Posse takes a look at old-time lawmen

Mar 8th, 2013 | Comments Off

By BRUCE COLLIER Chick Huettel, Joe Stanko and Chuck Ebbecke have written a brief but concise history of the posse in Walton County. The 61-page book is filled with text, photos and information on the sometimes informal practices of law enforcement in Walton County.

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County commission approves strategic goals

Mar 8th, 2013 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST The economy, health care, water resources, the environment, and public confidence in county government were major elements in strategic goals recently set by the Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC).

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Legal Notices 3.7.2013

Mar 8th, 2013 | Comments Off

NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That pursuant to a Writ of Execution issued in the COUNTY Court of WALTON County, Florida, on the 20th day of SEPTEMBER, 2012 In the cause wherein FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE SERVICE CORP, was/were plaintiff(s) and CAROL ALESSIO, was/were defendant(s), being Case No. 06SC000205 in said Court. I, MICHAEL [...]

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Classified Ads 3.7.2013

Mar 8th, 2013 | Comments Off

TiMBER WANTED Do you have 10 or more acres of timber that you would like to harvest? Call AMP Inc. at (334) 222-0838. 21wds 4tc 2/21-3/14 —————————————- 4-WHEELERS CRAZY CARLS ATV’s SALES and service and parts all makes, Several used ATVs and dirt bikes. www.panhandlepowersports.com 951-2525. 4tp.2/21-3/14 —————————————- MOTORCYCLES/ PARTS CRAZY CARLS MOTORCYCLES repairs, accessories, [...]

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Walton softball splits with rivals

Mar 7th, 2013 | Comments Off

By PATRICK CASEY Walton freshman pitcher Laura Hydle recorded 12 strikeouts as the Braves took advantage of 10 Paxton errors to defeat the Bobcats 14-2 on a frigidly cold Friday night to salvage a win after dropping contests at Freeport and Rocky Bayou earlier in the week.

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