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DFS Woman Reports Being Robbed

Update: http://www.wzep1460.com/man-arrested-in-three-cases/ A woman was confronted by a man demanding money and wielding a knife, but when she showed spray mace, he fled the scene. The DeFuniak Springs Police Department says a woman was on the sidewalk in front of a restaurant on Baldwin Avenue Wednesday when a white male approached her and demanded money. The victim reports the man had ...

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DFS Businessman Provides Security For News At Spring Break

A DeFuniak Springs businessman provided security to Fox News reporter Ainsley Earnhardt during the past weekend. Don Graham, owner of D-Train Security, was in the midst of the spring breakers and a lot of other people, including what he says were a large number of law enforcement officers. Graham says his team was chosen to provide security to the Fox ...

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BCC Meeting 03-25-15

You likely have been sick or knew someone who was this past few months. Walton Commissioner Sara Comander was one of those and she has returned to the Boardroom. Comander said she trusts God will make good of it and feels she must have needed to slow down. She thanked everyone who prayed and supported her during the illness.   ...

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DFS Looks At Impact Fee Moratorium

Councilmember Henry Ennis made a motion to extend the Impact Fee Moratorium for another year. Councilmember Mac Carpenter said he feels this is a budget action and recommended the Council hold a public hearing. He also questioned how many people took advantage of the fee waiver and whether they actually built and how many meters they would still have to ...

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DFS Meeting 03-23-15

The DeFuniak Springs City Council meeting started with Cathy Mosley, a member of the Special Events Committee, telling the Council they had about 200 people attending the recent movie night. The next movie night on Baldwin Avenue will be May 15th.  Mayor Bob Campbell also gave a proclamation honoring American Red Cross Month. It was noted the Red Cross needs ...

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Walton Gets New Forest Supervisor

The Chipola Forestry Center is pleased to announce Shane McGowan as the new Forest Area Supervisor for Walton County. Shane started his career as a Forest Ranger with the Florida Forest Service thirteen years ago. After two years at Point Washington State Forest, he transferred to Holmes County to work as a Forest Ranger. In 2007, Shane promoted to the ...

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One Arrested for Making False Report of Armed Robbery

Last night deputies responded to 180 Miami Street, Miramar Beach, in reference to an armed robbery.  Deputies were advised by the victim, 22 year old Christopher Catlett of Hot Springs, AZ, that two men approached him while he was in his front yard and attempted to rob him.  Deputies detained an individual based on a description given by Catlett.  The ...

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WCSO Names 2014 Employees of the Year

During an awards ceremony Sheriff Michael Adkinson, Jr., recognized the following award winners. Deputy Tammy Henderson was named Sworn Employee of the Year for 2014. Deputy Henderson responded to a DeFuniak Springs home for a welfare check and found the resident to be in need of basic necessities such as food and telephone service. Deputy Henderson was able to re-establish ...

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Election Forums

WZEP AM 1460 Radio ForumTuesday, March 31st, 2015DeFuniak Springs City Council, Seat 2:Dr. Fawzi Fawaz, Mr. Reed Nolin, Mr. Kermit Wright (I) CLICK HERE TO LISTEN ********************************************************** WZEP AM 1460 Radio ForumWednesday, April 1st, 2015DeFuniak Springs City Council, Seat 3:Mr. Ronnie Kelley (I), Ms. Rebecca King CLICK HERE TO LISTEN ********************************************************** DeFuniak Springs Business and Professional AssociationWednesday, April 1st, 2015DeFuniak ...

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