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Headline news 2/11/16

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DFS CITY COUNCIL FEB. 8 MEETING FY 2014 audit findings reveal “significant deficiencies” _____ TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL FEB. 2 MEETING Officers elected, finances and logos discussed _____ BRAVES BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM WINS DISTRICT TITLE Downs Pensacola Catholic 63-62 in hard-fought game _____ FREEPORT FALLS TO BAKER IN DISTRICT 3A SEMIFINAL Bulldogs fight the good fight, […]

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Photos of the week 2/11/16

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DFS City Council gets report on Fiscal Year 2014 audit findings – seven significant deficiencies disclosed

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    By REID TUCKER   The big news coming out of the DeFuniak Springs City Council’s Feb. 8 meeting was a report on the findings of the city’s Fiscal Year 2014 audit. It turns out that – as predicted by different members of the Council at different times over the past year – a […]

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Tourism council elects officers, talks about logos on water tower and tank

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  By DOTTY NIST  What to do about water tanks displaying the old logo was one decision before the Walton County Tourist Development Council (TDC) at its first regular meeting of 2016. The meeting was held on Feb. 2 at the South Walton Annex.

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Photos of the Week 2.12.1015

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Headline news 2.12.15

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DFS CITY COUNCIL FEB. 9 MEETING Takes next step on mayor voting referendum _____ FREEPORT CITY COUNCIL FEB. 3 SPECIAL MEETING Talks “Project Target” _____ TDC FEB. 3 REGULAR MEETING Departures and newcomers recognized, goals discussed _____ TDC WORKSHOP GETS LIVELY Storm reduction project, Leave No Trace challenged _____ SCHOOL BOARD FEB. 3 MEETINGS Workshops […]

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Departures and newcomers recognized and goals discussed at tourism council meeting

Feb 13th, 2015 | Comments Off on Departures and newcomers recognized and goals discussed at tourism council meeting

By DOTTY NIST “The community’s vision for this destination” will be the topic for a Public Space Design Charrette that the Walton County Tourist Development Council (TDC) has taken on as an upcoming project.

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Special City Council meeting: Freeport puts some skin in the game

Feb 13th, 2015 | Comments Off on Special City Council meeting: Freeport puts some skin in the game

By BEN GRAFTON On Feb. 3, the Freeport City Council held a special meeting to hear presentations relating to an incentive package to be offered to a company presently identified under a confidentiality agreement as Project Target to establish a manufacturing plant in Freeport. Steve Jaeger, executive director of the Walton County Economic Development Alliance […]

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DFS City Council takes another step toward voter referendum on mayor’s voting rights

Feb 13th, 2015 | Comments Off on DFS City Council takes another step toward voter referendum on mayor’s voting rights

By REID TUCKER First talked of years ago, a voter referendum to abolish the voting rights of the mayor moved closer to appearing on the ballots after a unanimous decision from the DeFuniak Springs City Council.

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Beachfront owner blasts Beach Breeze headline at workshop

Feb 13th, 2015 | Comments Off on Beachfront owner blasts Beach Breeze headline at workshop

By DOTTY NIST “It ain’t a restoration project, and it ain’t on hold,” Blue Mountain Beach resident and property owner Emmett Hildreth told a reporter in reference to the Walton County Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project (WCH&SDR Project). Hildreth’s statement took place at the Walton County Tourist Development Council’s (TDC) Feb. 3 bimonthly workshop […]

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