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Archive for January 10th, 2014

Headline News 1.9.2014

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PLUNGING INTO A COLD NEW YEAR “Polar Bears” take double dips in south Walton. _____ BIOPHILIA CENTER HOSTS “MAD SCIENTISTS” Science fun for kids and grownups. _____ JUDGE SIGNS ORDER IN “WEDDING HOUSE” LAWSUIT Controversy over proposed uses of rental home. _____ LOCAL AUTHOR ON THE ART OF BOUNCING BACK Jimmy Burgess shares hard-won wisdom. [...]

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Pair of Polar Bear Plunge events kick off 2014

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Story by JEFFREY POWELL All over the world hardy, brave, and some might say a little crazy, people begin their new year with a swim in their local waters. In the northern hemisphere this can be a real challenge with cool to very cold water temperatures prevailing.

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Judge issues orders in “wedding house” lawsuit

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By DOTTY NIST While the lawsuit will continue, a Walton County judge has issued several orders in a case involving a Seagrove Beach short-term rental home often used for large wedding-related gatherings.

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Local author draws from life experience to help others “bounce back”

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By ALICIA LEONARD “When I came out on the other side, all of a sudden I had a new purpose. I had a new goal. I had a new beginning. And once I realized I had that new beginning, I went at it full force.” – Local author, speaker, and businessman Jimmy Burgess.

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Freeport moves ahead with annexation offer

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By BEN GRAFTON Before a sparse crowd on the coldest night of the winter, the Freeport City Council met in a special session to deal with a handful of issues all of which were presented by City Planner Latilda Hughes.

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Paxton boys take second in Freeport tournament and Lady Cats finish third in Destin Holiday Classic

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By REID TUCKER Though it was Freeport’s girls who took home the Beach Basketball Blowout trophy, the Paxton boys’ squad made a run of it too, finishing second to South Carolina’s Lexington High School Cavaliers.

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Lady Bulldogs win it all at 19th Annual Hilton Sandestin Beach Basketball Blowout

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By REID TUCKER and PATRICK CASEY

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Photos of the Week 1.8.2014

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Legal Notices 1.7.2014

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TDA#13TX130141NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC 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 [...]

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Classified Ads

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Employment VPK TEACHER with credential needed at church daycare in DeFuniak Springs. 892-4388. tfc 12/19 —————————————- Mechanics Helper Mechanical background a must. Experience with small engines and electric golf carts a plus. Long-term opportunity. Growing company. Fax resume to 850-622-2004. tfn 7-25 —————————————- Administrative Assistant (DeFuniak Springs, FL) 1549 Highway 90 E Ten-8 Fire Equipment [...]

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