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Archive for March 1st, 2013

Legal Notices 2.28.2013

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR WALTON COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2012CA1217 DIVISION: KING LAKE LANDING, INC., Plaintiff, vs. LONNIE PENTON, SR. and LINDA WOODALL PENTON Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: LONNIE PENTON, SR. together with any unknown heirs, spouse, devisees, grantees, creditors, and/or all other parties claiming by, through, under or against LONNIE [...]

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Classified Ads 2.28.2013

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Headline News 2.28.2013

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MEETING ON CR-395/CR-30A ROUNDABOUT RES _____ DFS CITY COUNCIL FEB. 25 MEETING Split decisions on fee waiver votes. _____ TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL FEB. 19 MEETING “Next generation” of tourists subject of report. _____ TDC STRATEGIC PLANNING MEETING FEB. 19 Discusses putting quality of life into goals. _____ PAXTON TOWN COUNCIL FEB. 19 MEETING Water bill [...]

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TDC discusses incorporating quality of life into goals

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By DOTTY NIST As the South Walton Tourist Development Council (TDC) looked at goals for 2013-14, there was urging both from within and outside the organization for more emphasis on nurturing quality of life in the community.

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Study finds tourists loyal but awareness of area lacking

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By DOTTY NIST A study of recent and prospective visitors to south Walton County found that prior visitors are strong advocates for the destination—but that those who have not visited, even those who enjoy a vacation similar to what they would experience in south Walton County, have little awareness of what the destination has to [...]

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SWCMCD receives annual financial audit report

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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

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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

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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

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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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