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Headline news 3/16/17

Mar 21st, 2017 | Comments Off on Headline news 3/16/17

  DFS CITY COUNCIL MARCH 13 MEETING Will set standards for new city manager _____ SANDESTIN INVESTMENTS GARNERS APPROVALS Following eight-hour quasi-judicial hearing _____ PLANNING COMMISSION MARCH 9 MEETING Reviews Sea 30A Place, recommends approval _____ SCHOOL BOARD MARCH 7 WORKSHOP AND MEETING High impact teachers recognized _____ FREEPORT CITY COUNCIL MARCH 14 MEETING Discusses […]

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Freeport Middle School (FMS) Career Day

Mar 21st, 2017 | Comments Off on Freeport Middle School (FMS) Career Day
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WHERE IN THE HERALD????

Mar 21st, 2017 | Comments Off on WHERE IN THE HERALD????
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Walton County HIGH IMPACT TEACHERS RECOGNIZED FOR STUDENT PERFORMANCE

Mar 21st, 2017 | Comments Off on Walton County HIGH IMPACT TEACHERS RECOGNIZED FOR STUDENT PERFORMANCE
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Hard work has South Walton Seahawk baseball soaring

Mar 20th, 2017 | Comments Off on Hard work has South Walton Seahawk baseball soaring

By BLAKE MCCORMICK Nick Borthwick always talks about how hard his team works, so it was no surprise when the South Walton head baseball coach went right into complimenting his team’s work ethic following the Seahawk’s 5-0 victory over Chipley on March 7 in Santa Rosa Beach. “It’s a testament to our hard work,” said […]

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FCC discusses computer acquisition, sewer department deficiencies

Mar 20th, 2017 | Comments Off on FCC discusses computer acquisition, sewer department deficiencies

Story by JEFFREY POWELL The Freeport City Council held its first regularly scheduled meeting of the month on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at the Freeport city hall. Approximately 30 members of the general public were on hand for the meeting. Council member Jennifer Laird was not in attendance.

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Sandestin Investments garners approvals in eight-hour quasi-judicial hearing

Mar 20th, 2017 | Comments Off on Sandestin Investments garners approvals in eight-hour quasi-judicial hearing

By DOTTY NIST  Sandestin Investments, Inc. (SDI), owner of Sandestin Resort, is now considered in compliance with its development order as a Development of Regional Impact (DRI). This sets the stage for additional development within the resort for the first time since June 2014, when the Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) had made […]

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DeFuniak Springs City Council to set its own standards on city manager qualifications

Mar 20th, 2017 | Comments Off on DeFuniak Springs City Council to set its own standards on city manager qualifications

  By ELIZABETH SINCLAIR In its March 13 regular meeting, the DeFuniak Springs City Council voted 4-0 to bypass the recommendations of an independent consulting group and set their own standards for a new city manager. Council members Ron Kelley, Janie Griffith, Henry Ennis and Kermit Wright all voted aye. Mac Carpenter was absent at the […]

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DeFuniak Herald Beach Breeze Headline news 3/9/17

Mar 20th, 2017 | Comments Off on DeFuniak Herald Beach Breeze Headline news 3/9/17

  DFS CITY COUNCIL HOLDS CODE ENFORCEMENT WORKSHOP “No teeth” in city’s current enforcement code _____ BCC ALLOWS ADDITIONAL TIME FOR RESEARCH ON SPECIAL MAGISTRATE Additional 60 days to prepare report _____ BCC RESPONDS TO PLANNING DEPT. AUDIT FINDINGS Five-page response letter approved _____ WALTON COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION HEARS FROM LOCALS Officials and residents address […]

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Van R. Butler Elementary students get schooled by South Walton County Mosquito Control District (SWCMCD)

Mar 20th, 2017 | Comments Off on Van R. Butler Elementary students get schooled by South Walton County Mosquito Control District (SWCMCD)
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