Walton County Heritage Museum

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One of only two perfectly round lakes in the world

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Hotel DeFuniak

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Archive for 2013

Photos of the Week 11.14.2013

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Headline News 11.14.2013

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BCC ASKED TO APPOINT BLUE RIBBON COMMITTEE Proposed ordinances affecting business community. _____ DESIGN REVIEW BOARD NOV. 6 MEETING Endorses proposal to relax display rules. _____ SCHOOL BOARD APPROVES DESIGN FEES Talks funds, expulsions, and personnel recommendations. _____ VETERANS DAY IN DEFUNIAK SPRINGS Observances, tributes and helicopter rides. _____ WALTON MIDDLE SCHOOL HONORS VETERANS Annual [...]

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Design Review Board endorses proposal to relax outdoor display rules

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By DOTTY NIST A proposal to relax the prohibition on outdoor display of merchandise on the U.S. 98/U.S. 331 South Scenic Corridor has made its first step toward adoption with a favorable vote from the Walton County Scenic Corridor Design Review Board (DRB). The decision took place at the DRB’s Nov. 6 regular meeting.

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Business group calls for blue-ribbon committee

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By DOTTY NIST “(O)f outstanding quality; especially: consisting of individuals selected for quality, reputation, or authority,” is the definition of the adjective “blue-ribbon” per the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary. In use since 1926, the adjective is often placed in front of the words “panel” or “committee.”

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WCSBA president provides post-BCC meeting update

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By DOTTY NIST Gary Shipman, president of the Walton County Small Business Association (WCSBA) commented on Nov. 12 that he and other representatives of the organization had been meeting with county officials and staff for discussions on the blue-ribbon committee that the WCSBA has requested. The committee would review several ordinance proposals recently put forth [...]

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Walton Middle School hosts 41st Annual Veterans Day Program

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By REID TUCKER Walton Middle School’s annual Veterans Day Program, now in its 41st year, honored the sacrifices and service of the local men and women who served in the United States armed forces.

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Freeport observes Veterans Day

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Story and photos by JEFFREY POWELL Each of the 150 chairs set up for the City of Freeport Veterans Day ceremony was filled and a standing room only crowd enjoyed a very pleasant afternoon for Monday’s event.

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Legal Notices 11.14.2013

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WALTON COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 13DR634 DIVISION: KATHRYN LEA BRITO, Petitioner and JUVENAL AUGUSTO DE BRITO JR, Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE (NO CHILD OR FINANCIAL SUPPORT) To: JUVENAL AUGUSTO DE BRITO JR Respondent’s last known address: 20 EAST LANE [...]

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Classified Ads 11.14.2013

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Greenhouse Special Late fall special. Don’t let the cool weather get your plants. Have a greenhouse installed on your level site. 2 sizes to choose from: ¥ 6′ x 8′ with 2 vents and one sliding door. $695. ¥ 10′ x 12′ with 4 vents and two sliding doors. $1099. Polycarb panels. All aluminum frames. [...]

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South Walton boys beat Bozeman 63-47 for first district win of the season

Nov 12th, 2013 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER South Walton’s boys basketball team got its district season off to a good start, outgunning and outlasting Bozeman to take a 63-47 win at home.

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