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Archive for February 15th, 2013

Legal Notices 2.14.2013

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WALTON COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 12DR885 AMANDA R. BIRDWELL, Petitioner, and JAMES T. BIRDWELL, Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE TO: JAMES T. BIRDWELL 404 Rogers Rd. DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been filed against [...]

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Headline News 2.14.2013

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BCC FEB. 11 SPECIAL MEETING Talks strategic planning process. _____ DFS CITY COUNCIL FEB. 11 MEETING Previews temporary land use permitting rules. _____ WALTON COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD FEB. 5 MEETING Discusses school security with sheriff. _____ MEADOWS FEB. 5 TOWN MEETING Attendees talk wildflowers, canopy roads. _____ PDL BOYS FALL TO SNEADS Seasons ends in [...]

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WCSB discusses school safety, receives large refund from BCBS

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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