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Archive for May, 2014

DRB approves redevelopment plans for Beachwalk Plaza

May 16th, 2014 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST Plans involving the redevelopment of Beachwalk Plaza in Miramar Beach recently went before the Walton County Scenic Corridor Design Review Board (DRB) for aesthetics-related consideration and got a nod from the board members. The board met on May 8 at the South Walton Annex.

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Commissioners to take up outdoor display, sandwich board sign ordinances

May 16th, 2014 | Comments Off

By DOTTY NIST Set to come before county commissioners are proposed ordinances that would allow businesses to use sandwich board signs and, with conditions, reverse a scenic corridor prohibition on outdoor display of merchandise.

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Paxton holds off Sneads 8-6

May 16th, 2014 | Comments Off

By PATRICK CASEY Paxton senior reliever Andrew Howell got the Bobcats out of jams in both the sixth and seventh innings as the Walton County squad earned a victory over Sneads in the Class A baseball playoffs on May 6.

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Classified Ads 5.15.2014

May 16th, 2014 | Comments Off

AUTOMOBILES 1999 Cadillac Elderado for sale by owner. White 80,000 miles. New tires. $2,500.OBO. Call 850-892-6846. 1tp5/15 —————————————– NEW BOOKS Toward helping explain our changing times, two new titles from DeFuniak author John Danilow are now available at The Book Store in Defuniak, Bayou Books in Niceville, and Sundog Books at Seaside. Enjoy. 5tp 5/1-5/29 [...]

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Photos of the Week 5.15.14

May 16th, 2014 | Comments Off

         

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Legal Notices 5.15.2014

May 15th, 2014 | Comments Off

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WALTON COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 13-CP-161   IN RE: ESTATE OF: DONALD LEE SHUMPERT, SR.,   Deceased.   NOTICE TO CREDITORS   The administration of the estate of DONALD LEE SHUMPERT, SR., deceased, whose date of death was August 5, 2013, is pending [...]

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Classified Ads 5.8.2014

May 9th, 2014 | Comments Off

WANTED 4-wheeler (ATV) at reasonable price. Call 850-859-2520, if no answer. Leave message. 1tp 5/8 —————————————– NEW BOOKS Toward helping explain our changing times, two new titles from DeFuniak author John Danilow are now available at The Book Store in Defuniak, Bayou Books in Niceville, and Sundog Books at Seaside. Enjoy. 5tp 5/1-5/29 —————————————- YARD [...]

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Headline news 5.8.14

May 9th, 2014 | Comments Off

HEAVY RAINFALL CAUSES WIDESPREAD FLOODING Roads covered, areas washed out _____ BCC HOLDS EMERGENCY MEETING State of emergency due to heavy rain, flooding _____ BCC MAY 13 MEETING PREVIEW Ordinance changes, sports complex, other issues on agenda _____ WALTON COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION APRIL 29 MEETING Opinions voiced on U.S. 331 Corridor Design Standards _____ DFS [...]

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Walton School District and Education Association make their case at hearing

May 9th, 2014 | Comments Off

By ALICIA LEONARD Special Magistrate (SM) Tom Young flew in from Tampa, Fla. to hear both sides of the teacher raise issue this prior week. On Friday, May 2, 2014 the Walton County School District (WCSD) and the Walton County Education Association(WCEA) presented their cases to Young. Both sides made opening statements to lay out [...]

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Opposition voiced to proposed U.S. 331 Corridor Design Standards

May 9th, 2014 | Comments Off

By BEN GRAFTON The special Walton County Planning Commission meeting on April 29 was convened to consider a proposed ordinance titled “U.S. Highway 331 Corridor Design Standards.”  Chairman Tom Terrell opened the meeting by inviting members of the moderately sized audience to present their comments about the ordinance to the commission.

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