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Archive for February, 2013

WCSB discusses school safety, receives large refund from BCBS

Feb 15th, 2013 | Comments Off

By ALICIA LEONARD The Walton County School Board (WCSB) met in their regularly scheduled meeting Feb. 5 at 5 p.m. The board had spent the prior three hours in a workshop listening to presentations from construction management firms on facility needs for the Walton High Athletic Complex. The board scored the firms later in the [...]

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Town hall attendees discuss wildflowers and canopy roads

Feb 15th, 2013 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST Could some sections of CR-30A be transformed into canopy roads lined with wildflowers? This was a vision discussed at Walton County District 5 Commissioner Cindy Meadows’ Feb. 5 town hall meeting.

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DFS City Council previews temporary land use permitting rules

Feb 15th, 2013 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER The DeFuniak Springs City Council took a first look Monday, Feb. 11 at the draft version of new zoning rules that deal specifically with the implementation of temporary land use permits.

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Commissioners embark on strategic planning process

Feb 15th, 2013 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST Good jobs, better access to health care, housing targeted to seniors, a skilled workforce, and a well-planned U.S. 331 corridor were all prominent on county commissioners’ list of accomplishments to target as they began a strategic planning process facilitated by Herb Marlowe of Analytica. Also highlighted by commission members was the importance [...]

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Walton girls defeat Godby 67-49

Feb 15th, 2013 | Comments Off

By PATRICK CASEY The Walton Braves got 25 points from senior Taliah Moore and 17 from sophomore Krista McQueen as they defeated Tallahassee Godby 67-49 on Thursday night in an opening round Class 4A state playoff contest. Walton, playing in front of an energized home crowd, got revenge on the Cougars for a 68-41 defeat [...]

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Walton boys make playoffs

Feb 15th, 2013 | Comments Off

By PATRICK CASEY The Walton Braves boys basketball team earned a trip to the state playoffs in Class 4A with an overtime victory against Marianna on Friday night and came within a missed three-point shot of winning the District 1 title against Pensacola Catholic on Saturday night in the tourney final.

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Classified Ads 2.14.2013

Feb 13th, 2013 | Comments Off

JOB Wanted SEEKING WORK. I AM a safe and dependable driver with over 25 years of experience. I have a clean Class A with endorsements. Looking for local work. Will consider 1 or 2 days out. James Tucker 892-2025 or 307-7812. 2tp 2/14-2/21 —————————————- 4-WHEELERS CRAZY CARLS ATV’s SALES and service and parts all makes, [...]

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Legal Notices 2.7.2013

Feb 7th, 2013 | Comments Off

IN AND FOR WALTON COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO: 13-DR-9 IN RE: The Marriage of MARIANA GUSEVATAIA, Petitioner/Wife, and JOSE GERENA, Respondent/Husband. NOTICE OF ACTION OF DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE To: JOSE GERENA 4090 DANCING CLOUDS, UNIT 263 DESTIN, FLORIDA 32541 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action for dissolution of marriage has been filed [...]

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Classified Ads 2.7.2013

Feb 7th, 2013 | Comments Off

lost/found LOST male Siamese mix cat. Last seen near Wal-Mart. Dark looking, blue eyes and declawed. Call Dianne @ 951-0849 or Barbara 834-3170. 2tp 1/31-2/7 ————————————— JOB Wanted SEEKING WORK. I AM a safe and dependable driver with over 25 years of experience. I have a clean Class A with endorsements. Looking for local work. [...]

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Headlines 2.7.2013

Feb 7th, 2013 | Comments Off

MEADOWS HOLDS SECOND TOWN HALL MEETING Jan. 29 gathering deals with spring break issues. _____ LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST SCHOOL BOARD Action for damages, quiet title, eminent domain on property. _____ CASTING BIGFOOT? Local men make plaster cast of alleged footprint. _____ TDC HOLDS SIGNAGE WORKSHOP Residents sound off on beach access signage. _____ WILDLIFE LIGHTING [...]

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