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Photos of the Week 12/30/2010

Dec 30th, 2010 | 0


UPGRADES AND ADDITIONS to the Lakeyard include this beautiful fountain made possible by a private donation by Thomas Smart in memory of his wife, Mary B. Smart, to the city of DeFuniak Springs. The fountain is already operational, but was turned off during the freezing temperatures gripping the local area this week. DeFuniak Springs Assistant City Manager William “Bill” Holloway told the Herald/Breeze “We still have a little ways to go with the improvements and additions. We hope to be finished by late February, depending on the weather.”

ICE IS NICE, at least for a day or two. This photo was taken Dec. 27 at the site of the historical caboose near the Heritage Museum in DeFuniak Springs. A mantle of crystalline ice covered the ground and plants, until the sun melted it away.

YOUTH LEADERSHIP WALTON instructor Meredith Spence proudly presented the class's "Leader Among Leaders" award to sophomore Jewel Carroll.

NEW YORK SAND SCULPTOR PHIL SINGER completed these large sand sculptures on Miramar Beach in south Walton County last February. The artwork attracted many a spectator. This and other photos of 2010 are in this week's edition of the Herald - Breeze. (Photo by Jeffrey Powell)

FIRST IT WAS THE GREAT WALL OF China, and now the City of Light? How in the Herald did the Beach Breeze get to Paris, France? Loyal readers Jack and Reacy Little and Grace Marse of Point Washington took their news with them when they traveled to France for a Thanksgiving holiday. This was one of several Where in the Herald? photos submitted by the Herald-Breeze's traveling readership in 2010.

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