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Archive for August 15th, 2013

Photos of the Week

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Legal Notices 8.15.2013

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TDA#13TX130079 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that JAMES E. TURPEN 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 [...]

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Classified Ads 8.15.2013

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PETS/ PET SUPPLIES ANIMAL STERILIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (850)329-5655. Call Tuesday 9-noon to schedule appointments. More info: sites.google.com/site/asapofwaltoncounty. 13 tp 8/8-10/13 —————————————- UTILITY TRAILERS HIGHEST QUALITY Lowest Prices 850-420-5824 or mvs247.com tfc7/11 —————————————-AUTO/ AUTO SUPPLIES 1990 Eagle Talon Tsi fwd. $2500 (pretty firm on price) 2.0 turbo engine with a 5 speed manual trans. engine has [...]

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Headline News 8.15.2013

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PENGUIN AT BIOPHILIA CENTER Gulfarium’s Cranberry visits kids and grownups. _____ QUILT OF VALOR GIVEN TO FORMER SAILOR Navy rescue swimmer honored by Quilters Guild. _____ TECHNICAL REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETS AUG. 7 Moves forward with 13 proposals. _____ DFS CITY COUNCIL AUG. 6 BUDGET WORKSHOP Dials back on organizational requests for funding. _____ DFS CITY [...]

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Technical Review Committee moves forward 13 proposals

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By DOTTY NIST The Walton County Technical Review Committee (TRC) has moved 13 proposals forward, most of which are major or minor development order applications.

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WCSB moving ahead with Walton Middle School design plans

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By ALICIA LEONARD The Walton County School Board (WCSB) met on the afternoon of Aug. 6 for their last meeting before the start of the new school year. All board members were present with the exception of Sharon Roberts. With no opening announcements, the four members moved swiftly to approve the agenda before them, the [...]

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DFS City Council debates tapering off contributions to charitable organizations within five years

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By REID TUCKER Debate swirled in DeFuniak Springs Council chambers following a motion proposing a plan to phase out the city’s monetary support for charitable civic and social organizations.

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Former sailor receives Quilt of Valor

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By JEFFREY POWELL All across the United States quilting organizations are piecing together unique gifts for soldiers and sailors to commemorate their service to us all. Locally, the Chautauqua Quilters Guild (CQG) has taken it upon themselves to honor former U.S. Navy aviation rescue swimmer Robert Parizo with a quilt they have titled “American Valor.” [...]

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Cavorting with Cranberry at E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center

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Story and photos by BEN GRAFTON At high noon, Saturday, Aug. 10, Cranberry the African Black-footed Penguin and her escort, Rachel Cain of the Gulfarium,  presented a captivating program to a nice-sized audience at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center just east of  Freeport on SR-20.

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