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Some Area Clerks Will No Longer Perform Marriage Ceremonies

Several Florida County Clerks have decided to end performing marriage ceremonies at the courthouse, though they will still issue licenses. Clerks in Duval, Clay, Baker, Santa Rosa and Okaloosa counties have announced they are ending courthouse ceremonies. Walton Clerk of Courts Alex Alford is quoted in the Daily News as saying his office will still perform the ceremonies. A judge ...

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Area Sports Schedule for January 5th-January 10th

  In Boys High School Basketball Monday, January 5 Freeport at Bozeman 5:30 and 7 pm Tuesday, January 6 Paxton hosts Malone 4 and 6:30 pm South Walton hosts Franklin County 6:30 pm Freeport at Northview 6:45 pm Thursday, January 8 Freeport at Jay 3:30 and 6 pm Paxton hosts Bethlehem 4:30 and 7:15 South Walton at Rocky Bayou 7 ...

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Walton Fatality Accident 183 South

A rollover accident south of Argyle took the life of a DeFuniak Springs woman. The FHP says a 1994 Chevrolet Silverado, driven by 72-year-old Lorine Johnson Goddin was traveling southbound on County Road 183 South. The pickup drifted onto the west shoulder and began to rotate in a counter-clockwise manner. As the truck crossed a private drive off of County ...

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New Florida Law Will Help Save Lives

As of Jan. 1 all newly installed and replacement battery-operated smoke alarms must be powered by sealed-in, 10-year batteries. In an effort to reduce residential fire fatalities, new smoke alarm regulations will go into effect Jan. 1 for Florida families whose homes have battery-powered smoke alarms. As outlined in the Florida Building Code, starting in 2015 homeowners must install 10-year, ...

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Kilwins Donates 23 Pound Chocolate Santa to Kids at CIC

Thomas and Kari Zingale owners of Kilwins located in Destin Commons donated a 23 pound chocolate Santa Claus to the kids living at the Children in Crisis Neighborhood. The delicious donation came just in time for the CIC Christmas celebration. According to Ken Hair, CIC President & CEO, “The donation truly helped our children  enjoy a memorable Christmas while living ...

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Support CVHN

Because of your support, CVHN was able to ensure that our local kids received 3,228 FREE Medical, Dental, Vision and Mental Health appointments this year.    Because of your support, $847,688 in FREE health care services were provided to kids in our community this year.     Thank you for helping CVHN take care of our local kids.   From all ...

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Walton Area Chamber Asking Your Opinion On Hwy 30-A Project

Walter Moss, Chairman Walton Area Chamber’s Government Affairs Committee (GAC), says that  over the past couple of years the GAC has developed a strong pulse for important issues affecting our County. He says countless meetings with FDOT, the TDC, Planning Authorities, Local and State Officials, businesses, as well as local charitable organizations, has strengthened the value proposition. Moss says the ...

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Tennis Courts For South Walton

New tennis courts are planned for south Walton, but not at Helen McCall Park. Tuesday, based on a recommendation from staff, the Walton Commissioners cancelled the bids for tennis courts at Helen McCall Park. But tennis is not done on the south end. Staff asked for permission to install tennis courts and a basketball court at Legion Park. The tennis ...

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Closed For New Year Day

Remember Wednesday night is the last night for Christmas Reflections around Lake DeFuniak. New Year’s Eve is the last day for the annual 6 million light display. Attendance is expected to be good this year. The warm weather has also meant many chose to walk Circle Drive. There is a cost to enter, but no charge if you walk. Even ...

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