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Archive for March, 2013

SWCMCD receives annual financial audit report

Mar 1st, 2013 | Comments Off

By BEN GRAFTON The Feb. 19 meeting of the South Walton County Mosquito Control District (SWCMCD) opened with director Ben Brewer reporting that 80 percent of budgeted fees and 30 percent of state funding expected for the month have been received. He noted that because of the mild winter, another bad season for mosquitoes is [...]

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DFS Council splits vote but approves building rental waivers for non-profit events

Mar 1st, 2013 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER Just months after approving across-the-board fees for the rental of city buildings, the DeFuniak Springs City Council delivered a trio of split-decision votes granting fee waivers for three different non-profit events.

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South Walton Girls Win Basketball Title / Seahawks Defeat Chipley 58-49

Mar 1st, 2013 | Comments Off

By PATRICK CASEY The South Walton Seahawks trailed the Chipley Tigers for three quarters but outscored the Washington County squad 23-10 in the fourth quarter to capture the Class A girls basketball championship in Lakeland on Wednesday afternoon.

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Meeting on CR-395/CR-30A roundabout rescheduled

Mar 1st, 2013 | Comments Off

A review and update on the planned CR-395/CR-30A roundabout project, and a possible decision to go with a traffic light at the intersection instead, have been rescheduled to April 9 in conjunction with the regular Walton County Board of County Commissioners’ (BCC) meeting on that date.

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