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Archive for March, 2013

AVID students shine at WCSB

Mar 15th, 2013 | Comments Off

By ALICIA LEONARD The Walton County School Board (WCSB) met for their first monthly session March 5, 2013 at 5 p.m., at the Tivoli Complex in DeFuniak Springs. Adoption of three sets of minutes from Feb. 19, 2013 meetings, announcements and public comments were on the opening agenda before the board.

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Driftwood homeowners petition court to stop building permits

Mar 15th, 2013 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST Greater Driftwood Estates homeowners are seeking a court order barring Walton County from issuing building permits or extending services to a portion of the Sandestin development of regional impact (DRI) that they contend was developed in violation of the DRI.

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Design Review Board eyes plans for Inlet Beach Donut Hole

Mar 15th, 2013 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST Plans for a third Donut Hole restaurant presented challenges for the Scenic Corridor Design Review Board (DRB).

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Paxton baseball defeats Laurel Hill 11-1

Mar 15th, 2013 | Comments Off

By PATRICK CASEY The Paxton Bobcats exploded for eight runs in the bottom of the sixth inning as they broke open a close game to pick up an 11-1 District 1, Class A victory.

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Legal Notices 3.14.2013

Mar 15th, 2013 | Comments Off

TDA#13TX120179 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that TC 10U LLC OR PENDER NEWKIRK CUST FOR TC10ULLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in [...]

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Classified Ads 3.14.2013

Mar 15th, 2013 | Comments Off

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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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