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Archive for February 6th, 2014

Headline News 2.6.2014

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BCC POSTPONES SANDESTIN DRI COMPLIANCE HEARING Joint request gets 90-day continuance _____ BCC APPROVES TRANSFER OF JAIL AND ANIMAL CONTROL OPS TO WCSO Part of “streamlining” county functions _____ TDC SEEKING APPLICATIONS FOR VACANT SEATS State compliance rules mandate changes _____ DFS AREA COUNCIL HELPS CHAMBER WITH NORTH WALTON BUSINESS Meeting and getting input from [...]

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Applications being taken for seats on tourism council

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By DOTTY NIST Due to compliance issues recently identified with the membership of the Walton County Tourist Development Council (TDC), applications are now being taken to fill vacancies on the council.

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Transfer of jail/animal control to sheriff’s office is approved

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By DOTTY NIST Walton County’s jail and animal control function are to become the responsibility of the Walton County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) as the result of a recent county commission decision.

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DeFuniak Springs Area Council helps Chamber help north Walton businesses

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By REID TUCKER The Walton Area Chamber of Commerce revived the DeFuniak Springs Area Council last October as a means of getting input from north-end business owners as to their needs, wants and ideas.

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Walton Girls Claim 13th District Title

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By PATRICK CASEY The Walton Lady Braves ran the table once again in District 1 of Class 4A as they defeated West Florida 67-32 to earn their third consecutive district title in girls basketball.

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Buzzer beater nets Paxton Lady Cats their 10th straight district basketball title

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By REID TUCKER Sidney Beck shot every chance she got, but her only success came when she made two baskets in the first quarter. That is, before she scooped a pass from Bethany Neale, then pulled up with .3 seconds left in the game to sink a better-than-textbook jump shot to win Paxton its 10th-straight [...]

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Freeport Boys Defeat PDL 59-52

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By PATRICK CASEY Freshman guard Mason Hall scored 26 points as Freeport got off to a hot start, then held on, for a 59-52 win on Senior Night on Friday in a game against the Ponce de Leon Pirates.

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