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Archive for January 18th, 2013

Headline News 1.17.2013

Jan 18th, 2013 | Comments Off

COMMISSIONER RESPONDS TO ARTICLES Procedural question in county administrator process. _____ ROCK HILL PROPERTY LAND USE CHANGE DENIED No extractive use permitted. _____ BEACH ORDINANCE REVIEW STILL IN PROGRESS “Visiting dogs”provision nixed. _____ MOLITERNO RESIGNS AS TDC EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Gives 90-day notice at Jan. 8 BCC meeting. _____ DFS CITY COUNCIL MEETING JAN. 14 Settles [...]

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“Visiting dogs on beach” provision nixed, beach ordinance continued

Jan 18th, 2013 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST A lengthy public hearing was held on Jan. 8 regarding what is now termed the Waterways and Beach Activities Ordinance. The ordinance deals with public use of the beach and conduct on the beach, including driving on the beach, where permitted, dogs on the beach, and beach vending.

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DFS City Council reaches settlement with Scoville in ACLU lawsuit

Jan 18th, 2013 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER The DeFuniak Springs City Council unanimously approved an agreement with former Planning Director Greg Scoville, who sued the city after he was fired last October due to his failure to comply with a random drug test.

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TDC Executive Director Dawn Moliterno resigns

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By DOTTY NIST South Walton Tourist Development Council (TDC) Executive Director Dawn Moliterno announced her resignation, effective in 90 days, at the Jan. 8 Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) meeting.

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Freeport sets interview procedures for fire department hire

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By BEN GRAFTON Freeport City Planner Latilda Henninger opened the Council meeting of Jan. 8 with a request to reschedule the workshop to discuss changes to the Industrial Use category in the Land Development Code until Jan. 23. The Council approved the request.

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Planning Commission reviews ordinance to set code violation fines by resolution

Jan 18th, 2013 | Comments Off

By BEN GRAFTON Changes were evident at the Walton County Planning Commission of Jan.10. First, new member, Suzanne Harris, took her seat on the commission. Second, an armed uniformed sheriff’s deputy was present in the room.

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Paxton boys’ and girls’ teams smash Poplar Springs in homecoming games

Jan 18th, 2013 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER Paxton’s back-to-back homecoming wins against the visiting Poplar Springs Atomics were varying degrees of explosive, as the Bobcats routed their opponents by 69-41 while the Lady Cats’ fourth-quarter surge resulted in a 44-23 finish.  

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Legal Notices 1.17.2013

Jan 18th, 2013 | Comments Off

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR WALTON COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 12CA1212 DIVISION: KING LAKE LANDING, INC., Plaintiff, vs. ESTATE OF WILBUR STANFORD PFORR, together with any unknown heirs, spouse, devisees, grantees, creditors, and/or all other parties claiming by, through, under or against WILBUR STANFORD PFORR, any CLAIM OR DEMAND IN AND TO THE [...]

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Classified Ads 1.17.2013

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