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Archive for May 9th, 2014

Classified Ads 5.8.2014

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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

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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

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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

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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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Flooding prompts emergency commission meeting

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By DOTTY NIST, photos courtesy of Walton County Public Information Office “This is going to be a long term operation,” Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) Chairman Bill Chapman said of repair and recovery efforts in the wake of the inclement weather that had brought severe flooding to the county during the last week [...]

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Officials to take up ordinances and ordinance changes, new sports complex, North Walton County Advisory Board

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By DOTTY NIST Proposed ordinances and ordinance changes, along with other topics of interest to the community, are scheduled to come before county commissioners in May.

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Freeport’s Moore, Paxton’s Welch get podium medals at state track and field championships

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By REID TUCKER The weather was something just less than gloomy on the track in Jacksonville last Friday, but the results of the Class A state track and field championships were shiny indeed.

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Photos of the Week 5.8.2014

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