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Commissioners approve updated policy for p-card program [PREMIUM]

Stories [ October 5, 2022 ] Commissioners approve updated policy for p-card program [PREMIUM] Uncategorized [ October 5, 2022 ] WISE Center holds grand opening of Career and Technology Education program News [ October 5, 2022 ] Officials to consider tree protection amendments on Oct. 11 [PREMIUM] News [ October 5, 2022 ] Bike path gets attention at Sept. 27 county commission meeting [PREMIUM] News [ October 5, 2022 ] Paxton City Council sets budget for 2022/23 [PREMIUM] News [ October 5, 2022 ] Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) Sept. 27 regular meeting [PREMIUM] News By DOTTY NIST An updated policy for use of Walton County purchasing cards (p-cards) was approveSubscribe or log in to read the rest of this content. © Copyright, Defuniak Herald-Breeze — All Rights Reserved | Designed @ Beach Web Design & IT Read More

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WISE Center holds grand opening of Career and Technology Education program

ST. JOE SUPPORTS E-SPORT CURRICULUM: Front row: Hanna Norwood, Katherine Hall, Annabelle Hall, Jonah Schlag, Gabriel Braye, Mara Maynor. Back row: Ethin Craig, Corey Hall, James Jackson, Nick Petrino, Jesse Sampson, Corbin Turberville. Adults: April Wilkes, Mathew Cotton, Jonathan D’Avignon, Mitch Reed, Russell Hughes. Story by ADRIANNE WALLINE CAMPBELL  The grand opening of Career and Technology Education (CTE) integrating ESPORTS was held at the WISE Center on Oct. 3, 2022.  Principal Jonathan D’Avignon introduced Mathew Cotton, Science Department Chairperson, to explain the program, game simulation/animation. Some of the major points about the program:  “Esports” is defined as a cultural field of activity in which people voluntarily engage with other people with the conscious intention to develop and train abilities of cultural importance and to compare themselves with these other people in these abilities according to generally accepted rules and without deliberately harming anybody.  • This field has a growth rate of 21.9% worldwide and a value of 1.2 trillion by the year 2030. (Global Esports Market Report, 2022) • Key companies are Intel, Nvidia, Nintendo • According to Forbes, April 2021, The US Department of Defense considers this of strategic importance for recruiting, society connections, training, personnel community, family community, retired community, and professional development opportunities.  Industry certifications: • Mobility and devices fundamentals • Toon Boom (Story board pro) • Toon Boom (Harmony premium) Programming: • Software engineer • IT Security specialist • Website developer • Graphic design West Point claims Esports is reportedly the second largest revenue generator next... Read More

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Officials to consider tree protection amendments on Oct. 11 [PREMIUM]

NEW REQUIREMENTS for tree protection, including protection of landmark trees, may soon be in place in Walton County with enhanced tree protection amendments up for consideration by the Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC). By DOTTY NIST The Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) will soon be considering prSubscribe or log in to read the rest of this content. Read More



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Roll Call Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) Sept. 13 regular meeting [PREMIUM]

Stories [ September 21, 2022 ] Roll Call Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) Sept. 13 regular meeting [PREMIUM] News [ September 21, 2022 ] Planning Commission takes up Bishop Landing requests, abandonment, ordinance, and amendments [PREMIUM] News [ September 21, 2022 ] SWFD approves $59,790,518 budget for 22/23 fiscal year [PREMIUM] News [ September 21, 2022 ] Ponce de Leon City Council deals with water-use issues [PREMIUM] News [ September 21, 2022 ] Magnolia Cemetery fee increases discussed at Sept. 12 DFS City Council meeting [PREMIUM] News [ September 21, 2022 ] Walton County approves preliminary budget with no millage rate increase [PREMIUM] News Commissioners in attendance at the meeting were Mike Barker, Boots McCormick and Trey Nick. Tony AnSubscribe or log in to read the rest of this content. © Copyright, Defuniak Herald-Breeze — All Rights Reserved | Designed @ Beach Web Design & IT Read More


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SWFD approves $59,790,518 budget for 22/23 fiscal year [PREMIUM]

Stories [ September 21, 2022 ] Roll Call Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) Sept. 13 regular meeting [PREMIUM] News [ September 21, 2022 ] Planning Commission takes up Bishop Landing requests, abandonment, ordinance, and amendments [PREMIUM] News [ September 21, 2022 ] SWFD approves $59,790,518 budget for 22/23 fiscal year [PREMIUM] News [ September 21, 2022 ] Ponce de Leon City Council deals with water-use issues [PREMIUM] News [ September 21, 2022 ] Magnolia Cemetery fee increases discussed at Sept. 12 DFS City Council meeting [PREMIUM] News [ September 21, 2022 ] Walton County approves preliminary budget with no millage rate increase [PREMIUM] News SWFD BOARD of Commissioners at their final budget hearing. By RUBY KEARCE  South Walton Fire District Board of Commissioners held their monthly meetiSubscribe or log in to read the rest of this content. © Copyright, Defuniak Herald-Breeze — All Rights Reserved | Designed @ Beach Web Design & IT Read More

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Ponce de Leon City Council deals with water-use issues [PREMIUM]

Stories [ September 21, 2022 ] Roll Call Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) Sept. 13 regular meeting [PREMIUM] News [ September 21, 2022 ] Planning Commission takes up Bishop Landing requests, abandonment, ordinance, and amendments [PREMIUM] News [ September 21, 2022 ] SWFD approves $59,790,518 budget for 22/23 fiscal year [PREMIUM] News [ September 21, 2022 ] Ponce de Leon City Council deals with water-use issues [PREMIUM] News [ September 21, 2022 ] Magnolia Cemetery fee increases discussed at Sept. 12 DFS City Council meeting [PREMIUM] News [ September 21, 2022 ] Walton County approves preliminary budget with no millage rate increase [PREMIUM] News By RUBY KEARCE  Ponce De Leon (PDL) City Council met Tuesday, Sept. 13, at the town hall fSubscribe or log in to read the rest of this content. © Copyright, Defuniak Herald-Breeze — All Rights Reserved | Designed @ Beach Web Design & IT Read More

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Magnolia Cemetery fee increases discussed at Sept. 12 DFS City Council meeting [PREMIUM]

Stories [ September 21, 2022 ] Roll Call Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) Sept. 13 regular meeting [PREMIUM] News [ September 21, 2022 ] Planning Commission takes up Bishop Landing requests, abandonment, ordinance, and amendments [PREMIUM] News [ September 21, 2022 ] SWFD approves $59,790,518 budget for 22/23 fiscal year [PREMIUM] News [ September 21, 2022 ] Ponce de Leon City Council deals with water-use issues [PREMIUM] News [ September 21, 2022 ] Magnolia Cemetery fee increases discussed at Sept. 12 DFS City Council meeting [PREMIUM] News [ September 21, 2022 ] Walton County approves preliminary budget with no millage rate increase [PREMIUM] News Story by ADRIANNE WALLINE CAMPBELL  The DeFuniak Springs City Council meeting held on SeptSubscribe or log in to read the rest of this content. © Copyright, Defuniak Herald-Breeze — All Rights Reserved | Designed @ Beach Web Design & IT Read More