Walton County Heritage Museum

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Walton County to hold hearing on medical marijuana temporary moratorium

Jan 23rd, 2017 | Comments Off on Walton County to hold hearing on medical marijuana temporary moratorium

  By DOTTY NIST A Feb. 14 public hearing is scheduled in order for Walton County to consider a temporary moratorium on growing, cultivating, processing, manufacturing, dispensing, and distributing medical marijuana (cannnabis) and the retail and wholesale sale of medical marijuana in Walton County. At its Jan. 10 regular meeting, the Walton County Board of […]

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Headline news 1/12/17

Jan 23rd, 2017 | Comments Off on Headline news 1/12/17

  FREEPORT CITY COUNCIL JAN. 10 MEETING Adopts no-wake ordinance _____ DFSPD OFFICERS ARBITRATION JAN. 9 Evidence submitted, decision probably in summer _____ DESIGN REVIEW BOARD JAN. 5 MEETING Approves walls for entrance of Walton County Apartments _____ CLEARING UNDERWAY ON MIXED USE PROPERTY Rosa Del Mar plan offers retail, office, hotel and residential _____ […]

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ELROD VO recognized for winning the distinction of being an Achieve 3000 WorldWide winner

Jan 23rd, 2017 | Comments Off on ELROD VO recognized for winning the distinction of being an Achieve 3000 WorldWide winner
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HEAVY RAINS on Friday night, Jan. 7 added to an already swollen Choctawhatchee River watershed.

Jan 23rd, 2017 | Comments Off on HEAVY RAINS on Friday night, Jan. 7 added to an already swollen Choctawhatchee River watershed.
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FREEZING OVERNIGHT temperatures in DeFuniak Springs

Jan 23rd, 2017 | Comments Off on FREEZING OVERNIGHT temperatures in DeFuniak Springs
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Paxton celebrates Senior Night with sweep of Bethlehem

Jan 23rd, 2017 | Comments Off on Paxton celebrates Senior Night with sweep of Bethlehem

  By BLAKE MCCORMICK Zach Varnum scored 21 points while Garrett Bodie added 17 with teammate and Connor Varnum adding 11 as the Paxton Boys defeated Bethlehem 61-46 on Senior Night this past Friday. The Bobcats outscored the visitors from Holmes County in every quarter.

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Clearing done on property approved for mixed-use development

Jan 23rd, 2017 | Comments Off on Clearing done on property approved for mixed-use development

By DOTTY NIST People bringing their recycling to the Walton County bins at the southwest corner of Moll Drive and U.S. 98 have been curious in recent weeks about extensive clearing recently done just to the west of the site. In response to an inquiry, Walton County Planning and Development Services provided information on a […]

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Arbitration evidence and testimony taken on dismissed DFSPD officers

Jan 23rd, 2017 | Comments Off on Arbitration evidence and testimony taken on dismissed DFSPD officers

  By ELIZABETH SINCLAIR On Jan. 3, the DeFuniak Springs City Council held a special meeting to consider a partial remedy in the matter of two terminated police officers, Anthony Kaiser and Rick Boblitt. Interim City Manager Tilman Mears in a written statement requested: “I would like to recommend council approval to allow me to […]

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City of Freeport adopts no-wake ordinance

Jan 23rd, 2017 | Comments Off on City of Freeport adopts no-wake ordinance

By JEFFREY POWELL The Freeport City Council held its first regularly scheduled council meeting of the new year on Jan. 10, 2017, at Freeport City Hall. All council members were present with fewer than one dozen members of the general public in attendance. Mayor Russ Barley welcomed everyone to the meeting and wished all a […]

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Headline news 1/5/17

Jan 9th, 2017 | Comments Off on Headline news 1/5/17

  BCC APPROVES CONTRACT FOR TRANSPORTATION STUDY Sets committee meeting dates, approves payment of legal fees _____ SWFD POLAR BEAR PLUNGE Hundreds brave rain for annual fundraiser _____ HAPPY BIRTHDAY WALTON COUNTY! Dec. 29 celebration spotlights the Satsuma _____ FLOOD LEADS TO DROWNING Man found near Shoal River _____ IMPACT 100 OF NW FLORIDA ANNOUNCES […]

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