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Archive for June 13th, 2013

Headline News 6.13.2013

Jun 13th, 2013 | Comments Off

DFS CITY COUNCIL JUNE 10 MEETING Regular town hall meetings to get trial run. _____ WALTON COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD JUNE 4 MEETING Workshops and budgets discussed. _____ WALTON COUNTY DEMOCRATIC WOMEN’S CLUB MEETS Hears speaker on restoration of felons’ civil rights. _____ FREEPORT PLANNING BOARD JUNE 5 MEETING Update on industrial park, new businesses. _____ [...]

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ISP presents economic development analysis to WCEDA

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By BEN GRAFTON The June 6 meeting of the Walton County Economic Development Alliance Board (WCEDA) meeting opened with the presentation of the financial report by Board Member Laurie Kelley.

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Garbage is hot topic at town hall meeting

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By DOTTY NIST Cindy Meadows had identified garbage collection as one of the main issues to be discussed at her June 6 town hall meeting, and that certainly proved to be true.

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Freeport workshops: sick leave donations and sewer problems

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By BEN GRAFTON The Freeport City Council Workshop of June 4, featuring good employee attendance and participation, opened with discussion of a policy that would allow employees to donate accumulated sick leave to another employee suffering from illness and in need of assistance. At the previous Council meeting Councilman Charlie Simmons and Councilwoman Elizabeth Brannon [...]

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DFS Councilman Mac Work gets go-ahead to hold regular town hall-style meetings

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By REID TUCKER Recently re-elected DeFuniak Springs City Councilman Mac Work wasted no time starting off his new term in office, bringing several items before the board in his first meeting back.

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Walton County Democratic Women’s Club meets in Freeport

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By DOTTY NIST The Walton County Democratic Women’s Club was joined by members of the Democratic Black Caucus of Walton County and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) for a June 7 luncheon meeting at Freeport Community Center. Attendees heard from featured speaker Dale Boswell about the challenges that felons face in having their civil [...]

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Freeport defeats Paxton 6-5 to claim District 2 Dixie Youth pitching machine title

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By REID TUCKER It ended a week after it began, but the result of the Dixie Youth Baseball District 2 pitching machine tournament was worth the wait for Freeport’s club.

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