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Archive for July 4th, 2014

Photos of the Week 7.3.2014

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Classified Ads 7.3.2014

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YARD SALES MOVING SALE/ 192 Ranger Rd. DFS. Turn beside Whole 9 Yards off 1087 in Mossy Head. July 2, Wed., Thurs., Fri., Sat., 9 -5 p.m. Everything has to go. Furniture & household. —————————————– MOTORCYCLES CRAZY CARL 12 years of faithful service in the community. Serving all of your motorcycle, ATVs and watercraft needs. [...]

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Headline News 7.3.2014

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REVISION OF NOISE ORDINANCE PROPOSES CONTINUED USE OF METERS BCC reschedules hearing to July 8 _____ BCC APPROVES TEMPORARY SUNDAY TRASH PICKUP Applies to Scenic Gulf Drive and CR-30A _____ SCHOOL BOARD JUNE 30 MEETING District general fund falls below 3 percent _____ ZONING BOARD MEETS JUNE 26 Approves hardship setback for Santa Rosa Beach [...]

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Officials approve Sunday trash pick-up on CR-30A and Scenic Gulf Drive

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By DOTTY NIST To remedy what has definitely been an unscenic occurrence, Walton County commissioners have approved a Sunday trash pick-up along two of the county’s scenic corridors.

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Revised noise ordinance proposes continued use of noise meters

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By DOTTY NIST A second public hearing on Walton County’s proposed countywide noise ordinance has been rescheduled for July 8. The decision to reschedule took place at the June 24 Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) meeting at the Walton County Courthouse.

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Mayor Barley delivers a State of the City report for Freeport

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By BEN GRAFTON Mayor Russ Barley presented a State of the City address at the Freeport Council meeting of June 26 in which he said “…I am happy to report that the state of our city is improving and our future is bright.” Barley went on to review significant events that have taken place in [...]

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School district’s general fund falls below 3-percent

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By ALICIA LEONARD Walton County School Board (WCSB) member Gail Smith succinctly summed up the overall mood of the board the evening of June 30, 2014 when she said far into the meeting, “we’re in deep caca” after learning there was close to a $400,000 unexpected hole in the general unassigned fund.

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DeFuniak Springs’ angler hooks tournament-winning dolphinfish worth $145,000-plus

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By REID TUCKER Some things are absolutely meant to be. Just ask Luke Andrews, who, along with the six other crewmen aboard the fishing boat ReHab, got to split $145,411 amongst themselves after winning the dolphin division at the prestigious Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic, which wrapped up Sunday, June 22, in Miramar Beach.

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