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Wednesday 10/29/2014
Stalwart liquor store closes after 51 years
Posted: October 29, 2014 - 12:00 am

WALNUT GROVE — For 15 years, John Pringle has kept the doors open at B&J Package Store, which for decades was the only liquor store in Walton County.

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Sunday 09/14/2014
Walnut Grove, county officials break ground on new sewer system
Posted: September 14, 2014 - 12:00 am

WALNUT GROVE — In 1999, city leaders “cast a vision.” That vision — to bring sewer service into Walnut Grove — came closer to fruition with a groundbreaking ceremony at a place where the impact might be felt the most: Walnut Grove Parkway.

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Wednesday 06/04/2014
Most of funding for Walnut Grove library restored
Posted: June 04, 2014 - 12:00 am

Walnut Grove Library officials and its supporters can breathe a sigh of relief as the library received a reinstatement of most of its initial $60,000 budget at last month’s Walnut Grove Council meeting.

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Sunday 04/13/2014
Library saga continues
Updated: April 16, 2014 - 9:14 am

WALNUT GROVE – The city council tabled the Walnut Grove Library funding item after presenting a resolution at their monthly meeting Thursday night.

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Wednesday 04/09/2014
Church group’s donation gives foster children something of their own
Posted: April 09, 2014 - 12:00 am

MONROE — It all began with a TV segment.

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Sunday 03/23/2014
State approves funding for Walnut Grove sewer
Posted: March 23, 2014 - 12:00 am

Walnut Grove officials received word formally announcing approval of a state loan for the city’s first sewer system.

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Wednesday 03/19/2014
A refuge from ignorance
Posted: March 19, 2014 - 12:00 am

Walnut Grove’s plight of potentially losing their library is disappointing on a major level. After years of fighting for this facility, having all of that hard work put up for question is setting the city up for a long-lasting blemish on its reputation.

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Library officials consider options in light of shortfall
Posted: March 19, 2014 - 12:00 am

WALNUT GROVE  — The Walnut Grove Public Library Board of Trustees and the library staff met Monday night to discuss the future of the library and options available if they do not receive more funding from the city.

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Sunday 03/16/2014
Funding an issue for Walnut Grove library
Posted: March 16, 2014 - 12:00 am

WALNUT GROVE — Library officials and community members came together at the city council meeting on Thursday night to ask the council to reinstate their previous budget which included funds for the facility.

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Sunday 01/19/2014
Thompson heading for state competition
Updated: January 20, 2014 - 9:35 am

WALNUT GROVE – From timid teen to a charismatic vision, 16-year-old Kyvin Thompson has made quite the transformation in the last three years with much of the credit going to the local Boys & Girls Club.

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