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Archive for May, 2013

DFS City Council votes 3-1 to extend impact fee moratorium for new and expanding businesses

May 16th, 2013 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER Extending a moratorium on impact fees sparked a debate among members of the DeFuniak Springs City Council, with new member Mac Carpenter coming out in favor of tabling the issue until June.

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DBPA hosts public Q&A session with DFS City Council candidates Work and Griffith

May 16th, 2013 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER DeFuniak Springs City Council elections are set for next week, and the two Seat 1 candidates got a chance to make a case to the public as to why they should be picked for the job.

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WCSB deals with project funding, budgets and expulsions

May 16th, 2013 | Comments Off

By ALICIA LEONARD The Walton County School Board(WCSB) met for their scheduled session on May 7, 2013 at 5 p.m. During announcements Walton County School Superintendent Carlene Anderson congratulated area school athletes on recent achievements. The South Walton High School girl’s basketball team, along with coaches and supporters, visited the board after their 1A State [...]

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Ugandan children’s choir visits DeFuniak Springs to raise awareness and spread the Gospel

May 16th, 2013 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER The Rev. Moses Mbuga does not believe in mere happenstance, especially when it comes to doing the work of ministry.

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Legal Notices 5.9.2013

May 9th, 2013 | Comments Off

WANTED to buy Strata Color shell pack or Rogers Trailblazer. Swirl color set. Call 892-6663 after 3 p.m. —————————————- FREE Free to good home. Sweet female cat. Adult, long hair, declawed. Black & white. Indoor cat box trainer. 231-1948. tfp 5/9 —————————————- TIMBER WANTED DO you have 10 or more acres of timber that you [...]

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Legal Notices 5.9.2013

May 9th, 2013 | Comments Off

TDA#13TX130001 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that FRANK WILLIAMS JR. 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 which it was assessed are as [...]

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Headline News 5.9.2013

May 9th, 2013 | Comments Off

WORKSHOP ON MORRISON SPRINGS Discussion of possible admission fees. _____ COUNTY COMMISSIONERS DISCUSS FUNDING FIRE PROTECTION Seeking to achieve more equity. _____ UPDATE ON APPLICANTS FOR COUNTY POSITIONS Land use attorney, public works, TDC director. _____ NTECHNICAL REVIEW COMMITTEE MAY 2 MEETING Tables two Sandestin projects. _____ STATE G.O.P. POLITICAL DIRECTOR SPEAKS IN MIRAMAR BEACH [...]

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Commissioners seek more equity in funding fire protection

May 9th, 2013 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST County commissioners recently took on a complicated topic, that of fire protection in Walton County and how those services are funded. This was at an April 29 special meeting at the Walton County Courthouse in DeFuniak Springs.

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County has applicants for vacant positions

May 9th, 2013 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST Walton County received four applications for its newly-created land use attorney position, according to Mark Davis, interim county attorney.

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County commissioners discuss possible Morrison Springs admission fees

May 9th, 2013 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER The Walton County Board of Commissioners agreed after a brainstorming session to look at how other state parks are run before it makes a decision whether or not to charge admission to Morrison Springs.

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