Walton County Heritage Museum

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HEADLINES…JANUARY 29, 2009

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DFS COUNCIL JOINS WCEDA EFFORT
Mayor Carpenter and Council join county Economic Development Alliance.

WCSO UNION EFFORT CRUSHED BY VOTE
The vote to unionize wasn’t even close as deputies reject the PERC plan.

THE SECRET TO WRITING (AND TO LIFE)
An interview with author David Magee at Seaside.

ALABAMA FOOTBALL STAR AT DFS TEEN CENTER
Running back Glen Coffee will help raise funds with special dinner.

WCSO: CUT $4.4M OR CLOSE SCHOOLS?
School Board discuss tough decisions due to state funding cuts.

EGLIN TESTS NEW WEAPONS SYSTEM
Live fire bombing with Eglin’s 53rd Wing’s 86th Fighter Weapons Squadron.

FOCUS ON FINANCE
Roth vs. Traditional IRA: which is the right choice?

CHAUTAUQUA ASSEMBLY A “WILD KINGDOM?”
Jim Fowler is bringing wild animals to first Assembly.

THE LITTLE BIG HORN
Site of Custer’s Last Stand still has the power to enthrall.

PAXTON GIRLS TOP SOUTH WALTON
The Bobcats clipped the wings of the Seahawks.

WALTON COUNTY SNOWBIRD NEWS
What our fine, feathered Canadian friends are doing this season.

THREE SISTERS TRAVEL TO OBAMA INAUGURATION
Vicki Crystal and her sisters returned with a tale to tell.

HITTING THE BOOKS IN WALTON COUNTY
Despite recession, the county library system is busier than ever.

NORTHWEST FLORIDA WRITERS GROUP GATHERS
Shannon Rachels leads the NFWG in its first meeting in DFS.

LOCAL MAN CHARGED WITH ROBBERY, ASSAULT AT TOM THUMB
Wayne Vernon Leight III in custody.

PUBLIC MEETINGS ON WEST BAY PARKWAY
Citizen input on proposed Walton-Bay Co. link.

TURTLE LIGHTING ORDINANCES APPEAR STATEWIDE
Walton County still crawling toward draft.

PAXTON TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
Talks economic development, cemetery plots.

CHAUTAUQUA ASSEMBLY 2009:  “A JOURNEY INTO AFRICA”
Events, schedules, speakers.

STARING DOWN TYRANNY: “DEFIANCE”
Movie review.

WYNTON MARSALIS IN JACKSONVILLE
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra concert.

HUMAN REMAINS FOUND
Possibly Alzheimer’s patient missing since July.

DFS GARDEN CLUB CELEBRATES ARBOR DAY
Plants Redbud tree near Hall of Brotherhood.

EDEN GARDENS HOSTS BLUE AND GRAY
Civil War event draws re-enactors, visitors.

COASTAL DUNE LAKES BOARD MEETS
Talks docks, dune lake homeowners’ guide.

SW MOSQUITO CONTROL DISTRICT MEETS
Bob Hudson appointed to fill Burke’s vacant seat.

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