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Archive for May, 2013

Headline News 5.30.2013

May 30th, 2013 | Comments Off

MEADOWS ADDRESSES SWCC FORUM Discusses “ambitious” goals. _____ LOCAL RESTORE ACT COMMITTEE MEETS MAY 22 Continues with preparations for reviewing projects. _____ PAXTON TOWN COUNCIL MAY 21 MEETING Approves interlocal agreements, discusses county fire services   assessment. _____ BCC TO HEAR SPORTS COMPLEX PRESENTATION JUNE 11 South Walton Sports and Recreation Complex. _____ TDC APPROVES PROPOSED [...]

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Paxton Council approves interlocal agreements, discusses county fire services assessment

May 30th, 2013 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER The Paxton Town Council took care of some housekeeping at its May 21 meeting, with the varied agenda including discussion of several interlocal agreements and the county’s proposed fire services reassessment plan.

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Local RESTORE Act Committee continues with preparations

May 30th, 2013 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST The development of an application for projects is being pursued by a subcommittee of Walton County’s Local RESTORE Act Committee (LRAC).

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Meadows discusses goals with South Walton Community Council

May 30th, 2013 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST Walton County District 5 Commissioner Cindy Meadows has set ambitious goals, which she discussed with South Walton Community Council (SWCC) members and their guests at the fourth in a series of community forums hosted by the organization.

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Batting cages, sewage system problems and sick leave donations top Freeport agenda

May 30th, 2013 | Comments Off

By BEN GRAFTON Opening the Freeport City Council meeting of May 23, City Planner Latilda Hughes announced, for those who had not heard, that the Walton County School Board has accepted the donation of land from Hammock Bay development as a site for a new school to be built in the future.

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Could a south Walton County sports complex become reality?

May 30th, 2013 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST The idea of a south Walton County sports complex has been kicked around for a number of years, but an actual proposal for such a facility has now surfaced, with a site identified.

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Classified Ads 5.16.2013

May 16th, 2013 | Comments Off

FOUND Found Ring, please call to identify. A ring was found on January 23, 2013 on U.S. 331 South in DeFuniak Springs, FL.  Please call the DeFuniak Springs Police to identify.   Phone Number 850-892-8513. 33wds —————————————– WANTED to buy Strata Color shell pack or Rogers Trailblazer. Swirl color set. Call 892-6663 after 3 p.m. —————————————– [...]

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Legal Notices 5.16.2013

May 16th, 2013 | Comments Off

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: JIMMY’S PAINT & BODY OF WALTON CO., INC. gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 05/22/2013, 07:30 am at 14905 331 BUSINESS FREEPORT, FL 32439-3109, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. JIMMY’S PAINT & BODY OF WALTON CO., INC. reserves the right to [...]

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Headline News 5.16.2013

May 16th, 2013 | Comments Off

COUNTY WORKSHOP ON NRDA Citizens and groups propose use for funds. _____ DEFUNIAK SPRINGS CITY COUNCIL MAY 13 MEETING Votes 3-1 to extend impact fee moratorium for new or expanding   businesses. _____ DFS CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE FORUM Griffith and Work answer questions, state positions. _____ WALTON COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD MAY 7 MEETING Project funding, budgets [...]

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County takes input on projects proposed for NRDA funding

May 16th, 2013 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST Community members recently got their say on Walton County’s “wish list” of projects proposed for funding through the Natural Resources Damage Assessment (NRDA) process.

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