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Archive for July, 2013

Headline News 7.4.2013

Jul 4th, 2013 | Comments Off

BCC OKs 14-STORY APARTMENT BUILDING AT GRAND BLVD. Howard Group has option to build 250-unit building. _____ COUNTY RECEIVES 35 APPLICATIONS FOR ADMINISTRATOR’S POST Public workshop set for July 9. _____ SCHOOL BOARD WORKSHOPS BUDGET, END OF YEAR BUSINESS Long range building plans discussed. _____ FREEPORT CITY COUNCIL JUNE 27 MEETING Discusses possibility of election [...]

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WCSB workshops budget and end of the year business

Jul 4th, 2013 | Comments Off

By ALICIA LEONARD The Walton County School Board (WCSB) met at 4 p.m. on June 27, to workshop future budget numbers and look at long-range building plans before reconvening for the last regular fiscal meeting of the 2012-2013 school year.

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Freeport City Council opens discussion on election districts

Jul 4th, 2013 | Comments Off

By BEN GRAFTON At Freeport’s City Council meeting of June 27, Councilman Charlie Simmons introduced the subject of replacing the current practice of electing City Council members on an “at large” basis to a system that provides election districts for council members. He said that, at this time, the subject was for discussion only, and [...]

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BCC eyeing sewer/infrastructure costs for Mossy Head Industrial Park

Jul 4th, 2013 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST In the wake of Governor Rick Scott’s recent veto of funds that would have helped Walton County get the Mossy Head Industrial Park ready for occupancy, county commissioners are eyeing costs to do so and possible funding sources.

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Fourteen-story apartment building OK’d for Grand Boulevard

Jul 4th, 2013 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST The Howard Group will have the option to build a 14-story, 250-unit apartment building on vacant property at Grand Boulevard.

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Freeport’s Moore to represent US at IAAF World Youth Games in Ukraine

Jul 4th, 2013 | Comments Off

By REID TUCKER A lot has changed for Gabe Moore in the span of 15 months, as the Freeport athlete went from being new to multi-event track competition to joining the ranks of the sport’s worldwide elite.

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