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150 AUG ST 20Y


THURSDAY


THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS


80th Year, Vol. 17 Winner of 9 state awards for journalism excellence in 2008


Jaxgun

club will

seek tract

in county

1000-yd. range
JOEL ADDINGTON
NEWS EDITOR
reporter@bakercountypress.com
The Gateway Rifle & Pistol
Club of Jacksonville is hop-
ing to relocate and open a new
looo1000-yard shooting range in
Baker County.
Club vice president Sam
Grimes was present August
17 when (
county
commis- I m going to
sioners h i
amended push things
the lo- as fast as
cal firing
range or- can, but there's
finance to
eliminate financial
a caliber
cap and tie considerations.
permitted Steve Grimes
hours of VP of the Gateway
operation Rifle &Pistol Clu
to sunrise
and sun-
set.
Mr. Grimes said Gateway's
200-yard range near Herlong
Airport on the Westside will
soon need a new home, which
is typical for urban gun ranges
aspiring to expand.
"Over time, people build
around them," he said, adding
that the need for open space
makes Baker County an ideal
locale.
The club has set its sights on
236 acres in north Sanderson
on Jack Dugger Road that's
bordered on two sides by the
Osceola National Forest. The
price tag is more than $1 mil-
lion, however.
"I'm going to push things as
fast as I can, but there's finan-
cial considerations," Mr. Grimes
said when asked when the club
might move to Sanderson.
He said Gateway hopes to
maintain the new facility for
about $1oo,ooo a year. Today
the 45-year-old club has about
3000 members.
With the new language ad-
opted by commissioners, local
firing ranges will no longer be
limited to weapons of .45 caliber
or smaller, and instead of 9:oo
am to 7:oo pm, ranges may op-
erate between a half-hour after
sunrise and a half-hour before
sunset.
"Does it let in a bazooka or
a cannon?" queried Commis-
sioner Mike Griffis.
Though the amended lan-
guage doesn't prohibit such
weapons, avid target shooter
See page 2))


Stimulus

package

spending


One dies in interstate inferno


Pickup

hits semi
A Nashville, Tennessee man
died the morning of August 17
when his westbound pickup
truck veered into the opposite
lanes of Interstate 10 west of
Glen St. Mary and slammed
into a semi-truck that then
burst into flames.
The wreckage and debris
strewn along both eastbound
lanes closed that section of the
interstate until about 5:30 that
afternoon. Police detoured
thousands of vehicles at the
Sanderson exit, creating a traf-
fic snarl on US 90 through Glen
St. Mary and Macclenny. The
accident happened about 10:40
am.
Johnny Lockett, 62, died at
the scene from the impact his
2000 Ford pickup absorbed
when it struck the 2006 Pe-
terbilt tractor hauling a large
front-end loader. The driver of
the semi, Michael Antaya, 59, of
St. Petersburg, was not injured
and got out of the cab before
fuel-fed flames engulfed the
truck and trailer. Thick black
smoke from the inferno could
be seen for several miles, and
it took nearly a half hour before
firefighters from several county
units and the City of Macclenny
See page 2))


BCI designated 're-entry' prison


Pioneer plan to prepare inmates for release


JOEL ADDINGTON
NEWS EDITOR
reporter@bakercountypress.com
This year Baker Correctional
Institution between Sanderson
and Olustee became the second
prison in the state participating
in a new initiative designed to
reduce the state's 32 percent
recidivism rate by better pre-
paring inmates to re-enter the
community.
BCI was dedicated a "re-entry
facility" that prepares offenders
for release with academic, vo-
cational and substance abuse
training during a ceremony
held the morning of August 13
and attended by more than 200
corrections officials and a group
of inmates now in the program.
"We will conquer this giant,"
Florida Department of Correc-
tions Secretary Walter McNeil
said of re-incarceration, ad-
dressing the inmates under a
large tent at the BCI campus off
US 90. "But it will require you
making the right choices ... At
the end of the day, it's the deci-
sions you make that will make
re-entry succeed or fail."
Florida's first re-entry facil-
ity was established at the De-
milly Correctional Institute in
Polk County and four more are
planned to serve northwest,
central and south Florida.
The re-entry initiative marks
a shift in state policy that previ-


PHOTO BY JOEL ADDINGTON
Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Walter McNeil addressing more
than 200 attendees of the dedication ceremony at BCI August 13.
ously supplied newly-released But with the state's prison
inmates with nothing but $50 population topping 100,000
and a bus ticket, said Depart- for the first time last year, and
ment of Corrections (DOC) another 20,000 more expected
spokeswoman Jo Ellyn Rack- by 2014, the department and
leff. other assisting agencies have


embraced efforts to keep of-
fenders from coming back into
the criminal justice system.
About 75 percent of DOC in-
mates convicted in Baker Coun-
ty are serving their first prison
commitments, while 12 percent
have had one prior prison term.
Nine percent have had two prior
sentences and almost 5 percent
have had three or more.
"I live here. I have a family
and loved ones, and it's part of
our responsibility to make sure
when inmates are released,
they're not jeopardizing the
public's safety," said BCI War-
den Melody Flores. "It's im-
perative we give them every
opportunity to be successful,
get a job and become taxpaying
citizens."
According to DOC statistics,
obtaining a GED or vocational
certificate and completing a
drug abuse program can sig-
nificantly decrease rates of re-
cidivism.
The re-incarceration rate
for offenders with a GED and
vocational skills are 18 percent
less than the overall inmate
population. Moreover, rates for
inmates completing a substance
abuse program are 10 percent
less than inmates having drug
abuse problems who do not re-
ceive treatment.
More than 1100oo prisoners


PHOTOS BY JIM MCGAULEY
(Top) firefighters close in on fuel-
fed fire that engulfed jackknifed
semi-truck just west of Glen St.
Mary interchange. Photo at left
depicts the slow procession of
eastbound vehicles diverted at
Sanderson to Macclenny and
Glen St. Mary as the 1-10 lanes
stayed blocked for seven hours
after the accident.


Warrant

for sex

offender

is issued
The sheriffs department has
issued a warrant for the arrest
of a registered sex offender who
did not report in as required
during the month of July.
Investi-
gator John
Hardin,
who han-
dles sex
crimes for
the depart-
ment, said
he checked
at Chris-
topher
Jenkins'
last known
address
on Brent Christopher Jenkins
Lane in
south Macclenny and he was
not there.
The investigator noted in his
August 11 report that he talked
to several people at the address
who did not know Mr. Jenkins'
whereabouts.
The offender was convicted
in an April, 2004 case for lewd
and lascivious battery of a vic-
tim between the ages of 12-15.
The judge withheld adjudica-


See page 2>>


See page 4))


in your

back yard

See page 5


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Chevy donates to Little League
Chevy Youth Baseball recently donated $500 to Baker County Little League baseball. The organization raises money to sup-
port little league sports teams across Florida. Funds for the annual donation are generated from raffle ticket sales. Pictured
above are (1-r) Pineview Chevrolet sales manager Mike Dees, owner Ray Odom, league vice-president Kelly Crews and league
board member Terry Crews. The donation will be used for new equipment and supplies.


BCI 're-entry' prison
< have been ad- 300
mitted to BCI's
re-entry program
since it began in 250 M 247
February.
Inmates plan- 3
ning to live in Du- 200 2OO
val, Baker, Clay,
Nassau, Union or 1n
Columbia coun- 150
ties upon release Prison inmates con
are eligible for Prison inmates con
transfer to BCI
during the last
three years of
their sentences to i
participate in the 50 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
program.
Once released, resource referrals and other assistance are available
through the program's partnership with the Jacksonville Re-Entry
Center, a facility operated by the Jacksonville Sheriffs Office. There
offenders receive information on how to obtain housing, health care,
transportation, employment, food and clothing.
Duval County has the sixth highest number of prisoner releases from
the state corrections system with 1749 this year alone.
"We think it's the right thing to do at the right time ..." said Secre-
tary McNeil during the ceremony. "We're counting on this initiative in
Duval to be replicated across the state. And we hope it catches fire and
spreads across the country."

Gun club looking...


Chckit ot..


Inferno on

interstate
< extinguished the flames.
Both drivers were wearing seat
belts, said investigating Trooper
J.M. Ford. Mr. Lockett was the
tenth person to die in 2009 in
Baker County roads, and the sec-
ond person in nine days.
Two occupants of a third ve-
hicle that was struck by the jack-
knifing semi were unhurt. They
were identified as Linda Atz, 54,
and her son Michael, 17, both of
Charlotte, N.C.
"I looked up and saw this
pickup coming across the medi-
an and then felt the truck hit the
side of my car," recalled Ms. Atz,
who then steered into the grass
median. She was also eastbound
in a 2005 BMW that sustained
$2000 from a scraped right side.
Damage to the semi-truck and
trailer was placed at $150,000,
and to the demolished pickup at
$15,000.
The pickup spun counter-
clockwise from the force of the
collision and came to rest upright
in the median about 100o yards
west of the semi wreckage.


THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS


((From page 1
and director of the building de-
partment Bob Hathcox said such
restrictions could be mandated
during the approval process for
the new range.
The board's decision also
makes the county more attrac-
tive for a long-distance range,
one that Mr. Grimes and fellow
Gateway member Mr. Hathcox
said could attract national com-
petitions and boost the local
economy.
The nearest competitive


shooting range is in Melbourne,
Fla. and its largest range is 600
yards. The closest looo-yard
range is owned by the US Army
in Augusta, Ga.
"And those are always a hassle
for civilians," Mr. Grimes said of
military ranges.
Results from a survey con-
ducted last year by county plan-
ners to develop a recreation mas-
ter plan showed shooting ranges
to be one of the most desirable
facilities not already present in
Baker County.


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ID, credit card fraud


-it's


happening to more of us


By now, everyone knows what
identity theft is.
Baker County residents are
finding out on a near weekly
basis. Few weeks go by, in fact,
without someone reporting to the
sheriffs department that their
bank account has been raided,
their Social Security number
was used to set up a phantom ac-
count, or their credit card num-
ber somehow found its way into
another part of the world.
Just this week, a Macclenny
man learned his debit card was
used in Mexico and Somalia to
the tune of $1400-plus. (I don't
want to sound callous here or
politically incorrect but $1400
could probably buy you the na-
tion of Somalia, if "nation" is
what you call that miserable out-
post of civilization).
No matter. These kinds of
things are happening with great-
er frequency. I recall reading a
while back that if you are over 25
and live to be 85, you've got more
than an even chance of becoming
a victim of identity theft in your
lifetime.
I was in a check-out line sev-
eral months ago with about to
people behind me and no other
register open and the clerk was
having trouble swiping my credit
card.
She called a supervisor (others
in line getting edgy), who in turn
was directed to someone from the
credit card company, who then
wanted to speak to me (other
customers getting cranky).


IMPRESSIONS
Jim McGauley
"Have you been in India lately,
like the last four days?" queried
the voice on the other end.
"Not that I know of."
"Well, we've flagged your card
because it was used five times
there the past few days."
"How interesting," was my
reply.
"We've cancelled the number
and will be re-issuing another
card within a week."
'Thank you."
(Customers behind me now
fidgety convinced I'm an iden-
tity thief about to get busted.)
I used another card, and felt
the need to tell the remaining
people in line what just hap-
pened.
"In case you are wondering,"
I addressed them all, "they just
told me my card has been used in
India."
"The same thing happened
to me!" retorted one of the line
dwellers.
So there.
I was lucky; I signed an af-
fidavit e-mailed from the credit
card company and they took the
charges off my account (several
hundred dollars as I recall). No
effect on credit rating, no police
report to file, no chance the same
card could be used again. The
only risk, and it's a real one, is my


new card is just as vulnerable as
the old one. They did it before;
they can do it again.
In the recent case of the Mac-
clenny man, his bank theorized
that someone jimmied an ATM
machine to corral his PIN num-
ber when he swiped his card into
what he believed was a secure
system. Makes you wonder about
ATMs.
And let's not forget there's
an entire industry of computer
savvy people out there whose full
time job it is to figure out ways
to learn critical information and
obtain electronic access to your
money. It's what these people
do.
There are some things you
can do. Many are buying iden-
tity theft insurance and a zillion
companies have sprung up of-
fering you that protection. Pure
logic plays a key role: never give
our your Social Security number
until you are convinced someone
needs it for legitimate purposes
- and never over the phone.
I can't say I felt "violated" by
the card fraud, like people do
when learning someone's been in
their home stealing their stuff.
I've never been to India and
probably will never go. My card
was there, though, used in two
liquor stores, a boutique and de-
partment stores.
I share their buying habits, at
least in two instances.


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Here are more of my random
jottings as I get ready to do seri-
ous work on my "to do" list before
heading back to school on Mon-
day. I don't guarantee that there
are any gems of philosophical
insight here, but these are things
that gave me pause during the
week.
A V Billy Mays, the pitchman
I who died of a heart attack last
month, reportedly had cocaine in
his system and it may have been
a factor in his death. Ya think?
- Have you ever seen this guy on
TV? He looked like he was ready
to climb the walls while pitching
OxyClean or the stuff you put on
windshields so that you never
have to use your wipers.
V Barack Obama Chia pets. I
saw them advertised on a cable
channel and couldn't believe my
eyes. The commercial was pitch-
ing it as a way to honor the first
black president. Right. If I were
him I'd probably be a little of-
fended. Not only does it not look
anything like the president but it
grows an afro. It looks more like
JJ from Good Times than Barack
Obama.
V So Paula Abdul has left
American Idol? Naturally, there
is a lot of controversy as to why
// she left. Some people who follow
the Fox show claimed she was
tired of all the needling she got
from the other judges. Others
claim it was money.
Get this. Ryan Seacrest just re-
ceived a new contract worth $45
million for doing basically noth-
ing. Abdul, whose contract was
around $2 million was ... well ...
slightly peeved and wanted an in-
crease to $12 million. When she
didn't get it she walked, saying
that she wanted to explore other
options.
Like what? Where else could
you be as out in left field as she is
on American Idol and not be put
into treatment? Ironically, that's
what I like about her.
I'm not an American Idol fan.
They take themselves very seri-
ously and essentially find cookie
cutter performers who fit a par-
ticular type. Abdul was the only
breath of fresh air on the show
and I certainly prefer her to her
oh so serious nemesis, Kara Dio-
Guardi.
V Have you been watching any
of the "town hall meetings" about


health care reform? Talk about
entertainment!
Theoretically, these are open
forums where members of Con-
gress face the public and answer
questions about the health care
bill. Much in the same way that
dumping bloody chum off a boat
in the middle of the ocean makes
for a pleasant swim.
It's as if Rush Limbaugh is-
sued an open casting call for all
the screaming, ranting, angry
jerks to be at a specific place at a
specific time. Wow. It rivals Bri-
dezillas for sheer vitriol. In some
cases the law has had to be sum-
moned to keep these question
and answer sessions from getting
violent. Some congressmen have
even gotten death threats.
It just goes to show you how
divisive politics have gotten.
There are plenty of holes in the
health care system that need to
be fixed, to be sure, but I wish
we could discuss it with civility
instead resembling a crowd at
an ultimate cage fighting tourna-
ment.
It makes for entertaining tele-


vision though.
V I love this story. A man in
Belleville, Illinois was arrested
for driving his lawn mower while
intoxicated. He wasn't mowing
his lawn. He was making a beer
run when the law stopped him for
swerving all over the highway.
The man explained that he had
a suspended license for a previ-
ous DUI and didn't want to get in
trouble for driving his car while
drunk to get some more suds.
I'd love to see that charge. MUI
- mowing under the influence.
V A South Korean hypnotist is
in a little trouble. He obviously
wasn't a particularly good mes-
merist because he tried to put his
blind date in a trance and then
kiss her.
Oops. She wasn't in a trance
and took offense. She figured
out what he was trying to do and
called the police.
V "Holy Hannah Montana,
Batman!"
Here's a weird casting deci-
sion for you. Miley Cyrus is re-
portedly being cast as Batgirl in
the new Batman flick. Apparently


she showed up at the audition in
a batsuit.
I don't quite see that casting.
She is certainly a phenomenon
and would bring a legion of fans
into the theatres. But have you
ever really heard her talk? She
has this strange, deep, almost
gravely speaking voice that I as-
sociate with 50-year-old women
who have smoked two packs a
day for 30 years.
But there have been stranger
things in Hollywood and money
talks. In fact, it screams.



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Jesus driving a Pontiac?


You've probably heard about
the woman who walked into Cog-
gin Pontiac dealership on Blanding
Boulevard in Jacksonville last week
claiming to be the wife of Jesus PO
Christ.
She sought to purchase a Kelley
$70,000 vehicle and the check she
wrote was signed "Mr. and Mrs. Jesus and Emma
Christ."
The suspicious dealership quickly determined
the woman's bank account was bad. As it turned
out, the 25-year-old Mrs. Jesus Christ, aka Emma
Kim-Tashis Harrison, wasn't employed and never
had a driver's license. She did have credit cards in
her possession issued to Emma Harrison and Emma
Christ.
The so-called wife of Jesus was arrested, taken to
jail and charged with organized fraud, among other
things.
It seems Ms. Harrison is a bit deluded and/or
suffering from a mental illness. Her claim to have
a direct connection to the son of God, however, is
more common than you might think.
I've heard about the so-called "Jesus complex" for
years. Some people come to the conclusion in their
minds that they are the Messiah.
I once spoke to a psychiatrist who had recently
gone to work on the ward of one of the mental health
facilities in South Carolina. He had "Jesus" as a pa-
tient.
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much of his time trying to con ev-
eryone out of their cigarettes, shoes,
chewing gum and money.
The doctor wasn't easily ma-
nipulated, didn't take Jesus' claims
seriously and paid him little atten-
tion.


Insulted that his divinity was be-
ing taken for granted, "Jesus" confronted the doctor
in the hall one day, and quickly became agitated. He
shouted accusations at the doctor.
"You think I'm nuts, don't you?" yelled "Jesus."
"You might say that," the doctor quietly replied.
"Well, I'm not nuts! I'm not! Do you hear me! I-
Am-Not-Nuts!"
"Okay, so you aren't nuts," said the doctor, not
looking up from the chart he was filling out.
"Just answer me one question, then," he said to
Jesus. "If you aren't nuts, then why do I have the
keys?"
I've tried, in vain I might add, to imagine the
mental landscape of persons who suddenly wake up
one day believing they are God or the Angel Gabriel.
Or, like Ms. Harrison, married to Jesus.
She even tried to wrap up her vehicle shopping
spree by divulging to the dealership that piece of
coveted information which has titillated and in-
trigued Christians for centuries the time and place
of Jesus' second coming.
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spurs new regulation
JOELADDINGTON
NEWS EDITOR
reporter@bakercountypress.com
Recent fervor over Troy McCullough's attempt to bring a mud bog-
ging venue to Baker County prompted the Baker County Commission
this week to begin the process of putting regulations in place to govern
the activity.
Despite objections from Mr. McCullough, the board instructed
county planning staff the evening of August 17 to draft a proposed or-
dinance based on laws already in place in Taylor and Putnam counties
for the Land Planning Agency to review.
The agency will hold a public hearing on the new legislation before
forwarding a recommendation to commissioners, who will decide on
final adoption.
The agency's denial in June of Mr. McCullough's application for a
temporary permit to operate a mud bogging pit off Mud Lake Road for
one year has been appealed to the commission.
That hearing is set for August 25 at 6:oo pm in the school board's
chambers on South Boulevard in Macclenny.
But since a new ordinance could take months to finalize, Mr. Mc-
Cullough's appeal should not be impacted. However, he's searching for
an alternate location for the mud bog due to resistance from neighbor-
ing residents and a new application could be considered under the new
rules.
"That's exactly why this was put in place," Mr. McCullough said. "It's
going to affect me down the road. I think it was put in there unfairly...
You'd think we would've been notified of this meeting."
Baker County has no rules governing mud bogging, which is de-
scribed in Putnam County's ordinance as using a vehicle to travel
across terrain that is chosen for such travel because of its wet or muddy
characteristics.
"It's not precluded right now," said planning director Ed Preston.
"The term mud bog doesn't appear in our regulations."
The Putnam County ordinance also makes exceptions for govern-
ment, farming and the use of up to eight vehicles on such property by
the property owner, his family or guests.
Taylor County's mud bog regulations require an applicant have a $1
million insurance policy as well as signed approvals from all property
owners within 660 feet of the activity.
Other rules in the ordinances cover waste disposal, security, park-
ing, alcohol possession as well as a host of other factors.
"It's no reflection on you, I promise," Commissioner Alex Robin-
son told Mr. McCullough. "It's something the other counties wanted to
share with us."
Because another party may someday want to start a mud bogging
operation in the area, Commissioner Mike Griffis said the county needs
some guidelines.
But depending on how soon Mr. McCullough can secure approval
for his plans either via the appeal later this month or a new applica-
tion for a different site he could be subject to the new restrictions.
County Manager Joe Cone said it could be two or three months be-
fore a mud bog ordinance is adopted.
"I'm trying to look for the right location and I don't want it to be
pulled out from under me," Mr. McCullough said.

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JOEL ADDINGTON
NEWS EDITOR
reporter@bakercountypress.com
A road swap approved be-
tween Glen Nurseries and the
county six years ago this month
could soon be completed once
the St. Johns River Water Man-
agement District grants a permit
for work already finished.
County commissioners ap-
proved paying for roughly
$12,000 worth of engineering
services from Prosser Hallock of
Jacksonville to obtain the permit
at the request of Glen Nurseries
owner Lin Taber August 14.
Mr. Taber donated 1.75 miles
of 6o-foot wide right-of-way ad-
jacent to the interstate in 2003 in
exchange for closing the county-
maintained Glen Nursery Road
to through traffic.
He agreed to clear the 13 acres
of right-of-way and the county
assisted with placement and siz-
ing of culverts, and by stabilizing
the dirt road with a lime rock al-
ternative known as EZ Base.
Mr. Taber was recently noti-
fied by the water district that
a permit was required for the
completed road work due to the
presence of about a quarter-acre
of wetlands.
That led him to solicit propos-
als from three engineering firms
to secure the permit and Prosser
Hallock offered the lowest esti-
mate by more than $10,ooo.
Mr. Taber called the proposal
a personal favor and said the dis-
trict also waived a $10o,ooo fine
for not getting a permit in the
first place.
"It's a win-win situation for
everybody," Mr. Taber told the
board. He explained the new
road would eliminate safety con-
cerns from Glen Nursery Road's


winding alignment and helped
preserve the nursery, which has
been designated a historic site.
The new road is also less flood
prone than Glen Nursery Road,
which will reduce the county's
maintenance costs. During re-
cent heavy rains, Mr. Taber said
drivers were tearing down the
barricades blocking access to the
new road because Glen Nursery
Road was flooded in a number of
places.
"That was the best road that
didn't have asphalt on it," com-
mented Commissioner Michael
Crews, who said he drove it re-
cently.
After the exchange, Glen
Nursery Road will remain open
for access to the nursery and
the Mathis House, but not for
through traffic, said Mr. Taber.

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His record also reflects a fail-
ure to register in 2006.
In a recent case, a 30-year-
old woman from the Sanderson
area was arrested August 17 for
having sex with a 15-year-old
male four times during a two-
week period.
The boy's father reported the
alleged crime to Deputy Jerald
Peterson on August 11, and indi-
cated the woman had been stay-
ing at his residence off CR 122.
The officer found suspect
Sanita Mobley at a Macclenny
address and she denied the al-
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Assistant State Attorney Patrick McClintock left his post two weeks ago
to become an assistant chief counsel at the Immigration and Customs
Enforcement (ICE) regional office in San Antonio. He accepted the posi-
tion recently and his responsibilities will include both deportation and
removal proceedings in southeast Texas. Mr. McClintock has been divi-
sion chief here since October, and for 20 years was a prosecutor in the
Seventh Circuit located in Daytona Beach. State Attorney Bill Cervone of
Gainesville will replace Mr. McClintock temporarily with veteran assis-
tant Geoff Fleck of Gainesville, who recently tried the Meloney Jackson
murder case. Ralph Yazdiya, a longtime assistant in the Macclenny of-
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Stimulus cash arriving


JOEL ADDINGTON
NEWS EDITOR
reporter@bakercountypress.com
More than 13 percent of the
funds in the 2009 American
Recovery and Reinvestment
Act have been paid out so far,
according to Recovery.gov, and
close to $3 million of that has
gone to schools, road work and
housing in Baker County. Here's
what it's meant so far.
Education
The school district has spent
about 76 percent of the roughly
$2.3 million its received in
recovery act funds, though an-
other $2.4 million is expected
through 2011.
The largest portion is $1.6
million that's paying for about
30 teaching positions, said dis-
trict finance manager Marcelle
Richardson.
That's about 10 percent of all
instructional staff.
Other district expenditures
funded by the recovery act in-
clude $90,ooo for a handicap
bus, $40,000 in cafeteria equip-
ment, $13,000 worth of teacher
training and $10,ooo in com-


puter software.
"We're not using any of the
money to build with, but it is
stimulating the economy," Ms.
Richardson said.
Housing
The Macclenny Housing
Authority received $156,375
for capital and management ac-
tivities, according to Propublica.
org, an independent, non-profit
investigative journalism orga-
nization that tracks stimulus
package spending.
Calls to authority director
David Manning to verify receipt
of the money and how its been
used were not returned.
The county is also working
to hand out about $350,000 in
$8000 increments for first-time
home buyer loans. The funds
must be paid back, presumably
using federal tax refunds after
filing for the first-time buyer
credit of the same amount.
Housing grants administra-
tor Arlene Griffis said five appli-
cations have been mailed out to
potential buyers, two of which
are being processed for eligibil-
ity.
No money has been awarded


yet. It comes from roughly $220
billion in tax cuts included in the
recovery act.
Transportation
The Florida Department of
Transportation is now in the
design and engineering phase
for repaving a stretch of CR 125
from US 90 north to Park Street
in Glen St. Mary. The close
to $900,000 project is being
funded solely through federal
stimulus dollars.
Public safety
The county, with coopera-
tion from the sheriff's depart-
ment, is applying for more than
$400,000 in recovery act fund-
ing to rehabilitate the old jail on
2nd Street to once again house
local inmates.
Macclenny Fire Chief Buddy
Dugger said his department has
also submitted two stimulus
funding applications, one to
pay for about $90,ooo in new
equipment and another to cover
a $3 million fire station. Those
applications will be scored in
January 2010 and September
2010, respectively.


'Triple Aluncheon at BCMS
Baker County Middle School
teachers were welcomed back to
campus with a luau lunch feast to
celebrate the beginning of a new
year and their third straight as
an "A" rated school the after-
noon of August 17.
Two years ago the annual lun-
cheon had a Surf-n-Turf theme
with steak and crab legs, while
last year's was Mardi Gras fea-
turing a low country boil "but
without the beads," joked BCMS
principal David Davis.
This year's luau menu includ-
ed chicken, steak and shrimp
kabobs; sweet potatoes, assorted T_
fruit, island slaw and Hawaiian
rolls. It was sponsored by Winn-
Dixie, Food Lion, Walmart and
Lin and Magi Taber.
"We'd love to send them all
on a cruise for getting a triple
A. But since we can't send them
to Hawaii, we brought Hawaii
here," Mr. Davis said. "We're
super proud of them and we're
excited for another good year."
Baker County's teachers returned
to work that day preparing for -
the start of the school year next
Monday.
PHOTO BY JOEL ADDINGTON
Math teacher Jennifer Isaacson fills
her plate from the tropical buffet.

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Land buy for dirt mining


Much of the acreage is wetlands


JOEL ADDINGTON
NEWS EDITOR
reporter@bakercountypress.com
The New River landfill is
contracting to buy a neighbor-
ing property from Plum Creek
Timber Company for use in
borrowing daily cover dirt;
however, more than 60 percent
of the 13o acres is wetlands.
The landfill's board of direc-
tors approved the move during
its regular meeting August 13,
and its Gainesville attorney Jon
Wershowis finalizing the agree-
ment with Plum Creek's legal
team.
Before the $388,830 deal
with the nation's largest pri-
vate landholder takes place, the
landfill will have 30 days to per-
form due diligence that includes
an environmental survey of the
land, permitting through the
Suwannee River Water Man-
agement District (SRWMD)
and Union County, and a title
search.
The survey and water per-
mitting will be done by the
landfill's engineering firm Jones
Edmunds for an amount not to
exceed $10,ooo.
"It had the least amount of
wetlands you could get in a 130-
acre tract," landfill Director
Darrell O'Neal responded when
asked about the possibility of
purchasing only the 50 acres of
usable property.
The dry acreage is not con-
tiguous and setbacks from
wetlands and property edges
further reduce where borrow-
ing can take place.
"When SRWMD permitting
is complete, we are hoping to
get closer to 65 percent of the
land for borrowing," said Mr.
O'Neal.
The site's close proximity
to the landfill, only three miles
away, and the expectation it
could offer at least 15 years
worth of daily cover material,
were positives, he said, plus wet
soils are needed at times to ad-
just moisture levels in the daily


drilled. The project is expected
for completion in March 2010.
The pre-permit application
meeting for Cell 6 with state
regulators will be August 18 and
design for the new cell is well
underway.
The request for proposals
on the carbon credits should
be finished in a few weeks and
the credits are being certified
for sale on the Climate Action
Reserve (CAR) carbon credit
exchange. They've already been
certified by the Chicago Climate
Exchange, but would fetch a
higher price tag with CAR.
"Once they're certified, we'll
already have responses back for
how much people are willing to
pay for those credits," said Mr.
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cover supply.
"Is the sand pretty deep
there?" asked board member
Eddie Lewis.
The engineer's survey will
answer that question by bor-
ing 30-40 feet into the ground
at various locations. Mr. O'Neal
said if the results show any less
than a 15-year supply, or if the
water and land use permits
aren't approved, the sale won't
take place.
"It changes the game for us,"
he said.
Board members were also
adamant that ownership of the
land revert to Union County af-
ter its useful life ends.
"That could certainly be
done," said Mr. Wershow, add-
ing it would take an agreement
between the landfill and the
county.
The purchase price includes
about $25,000 for lost timber
that Plum Creek won't be able to
harvest due to dirt excavation.
Trees not removed for excava-
tion will remain the property of
Plum Creek.
"We will not own the timber
on this property," Mr. Wershow
said.
In other business:
The board received updates
on three ongoing projects ex-
pansion of the gas collection
system, construction of the
newest Cell 6 and development
of a request for proposals to buy
the facility's carbon credits.
Permitting is finished on the
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A onetime worker in a tree service business was
arrested for theft of three chain saws he allegedly
took from a storage shed off Crews Rd. on August
14. The shed was on the property of his former
boss.
James Jackson, 43, with an Ohio address, was
arrested about 10:00 that evening after he returned
to the neighborhood of victim Ira Wall, who earlier
reported the theft of saws valued at $1220.
The sheriffs department was looking for Mr.
Jackson after a neighbor reported to Mr. Wall
that he went with the suspect to pawn the saws in
Jacksonville, then dropped him off at the corner of
Edgewood and Old Kings Rd. on the city's north-
west side.
The neighbor, Johnny Rowland, told police he
was not aware that the saws had been stolen from
Mr. Wall.
Police were called after Mr. Jackson showed up
at the Rowland residence that evening, and shortly
after stopped him. According to Deputy Matt Rie-


gel, the suspect initially gave a false name and at-
tempted to swallow several pills that later turned
out to be narcotics for which he did not have a pre-
scription.
In addition to grand theft, Mr. Jackson is charged
with obstructing and resisting police, possession of
crack cocaine and drug paraphernalia, and felony
possession of marijuana.
Police learned that the suspect has a lengthy
criminal history.
Mr. Jackson also admitted he pawned the saws
for $180.
In a second case involving drugs and theft, a
criminal complaint was filed alleging Jarred Carter,
21, of Macclenny entered the residence of ex-girl-
friend Pamela Taylor on North Boulevard.
Ms. Taylor told police the suspect showed up
about 11:30 pm on August 15 and took $20 and a
pill bottle from her purse before driving off west-
bound on North Boulevard. The bottle contained a
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Thefts of three A/C units linked?


Police are looking into the
thefts of three air conditioning
units, two of them from vacant
houses in the same neighbor-
hood west of Glen St. Mary.
The latest theft occurred at
the residence of Linda Clifford
off Crews Rd. during the day
on August 14. She told Deputy
Chris Walker she returned
about 5:30 that afternoon and
found that the central unit was
disconnected from her house
and carted off.
The officer found tire tracks
at the scene, and a neighbor
recalled seeing a small black
Chevrolet pickup in the area
about 1:oo that afternoon.
Deputy Walker's report not-
ed the same vehicle description
involving a suspicious person
at a vacant residence in Ridge
Estates two weeks ago. He
returned to that location and
determined an air conditioner
had been removed from it and
from another nearby address at


Ridge Estates and Reid Stafford
Rd.
The sheriffs department is
attempting to locate the owners
of the other properties.
Ms. Clifford placed the value
of her unit at $2000.
In other theft cases:
The residence of Frank-
lin Davis on Cedar Creek Dr.
was entered between August
11-15 when someone removed
an air conditioner from a rear
window. The owner reported a
damaged DVD player and that
the intruder had eaten food.
There is a suspect.
Deputy Matt Riegel re-
sponded to an alarm at the
Raceway station off Woodlawn
Rd. about 11:30 on August 14
and found a window had been
broken in an apparent burglary
attempt.
The window was at a former
walk-up station, and an object
had been forced through it,
knocking over a display case.


Owner Manubhai Patel, who
had closed the store about a
half hour earlier, said nothing
appeared to be missing from
the inventory.
Police viewed a surveillance
tape that showed a white four-
door car drive up just before
the alarm went off, then leave
abruptly.
Herbert Caudel reported
a computer valued at $1700
taken from his residence off CR
229 south of Sanderson on Au-
gust 14 while he was away. This
is the second burglary there in
recent weeks, and police have a
suspect.
*A complaint named Thomas
Walker, 31, of Sanderson as the
person who stole a drive shaft
from the property of Melinda
Duncan off Moccasin Creek Dr.
in the north county the evening
of August 13.
Ms. Duncan is acquainted
with the suspect and told po-
lice she spotted him in her yard


Struck sister with car door


A criminal complaint for ag-
gravated battery was filed Au-
gust 12 against a Glen St. Mary
woman for allegedly striking
her sister with the passenger
side door of her car during an
argument.
Amanda Frazer told Deputy
Matt Sigers that Sandra Mobley
put her Nissan in reverse that
afternoon and nearly knocked
her down while leaving the lat-
ter's residence off CR 122 near
Sanderson. Both sisters are 29.
Witness Dana Phillips, who
was at the residence about 3:00
when the incident occurred,
backed up Ms. Frazer's version
of events.
Deputy Sigers said initial at-
tempts to question Ms. Mobley
were unsuccessful. The report
does not indicate whether the
sister sustained injuries.
In other cases:
Russell Tittle, 52, of Mac-
clenny was arrested for do-
mestic battery on wife Gabriel
Benedek, 34, at their residence
off SR 121 north on August lo0.
The wife reported the in-
cident at county jail the next
morning, telling Deputy Kevin
Jenkins that Mr. Tittle punched
her in the face and threatened
to kill her if she left him. The of-
ficer said Ms. Benedek's left eye
was swollen and bruised.
The complainant also alleged
that on August 6 her husband
threatened her with a shotgun.
Mr. Tittle during questioning
said he believes his wife is see-
ing another man.
A 40-year-old mother was
arrested for domestic violence
on her daughter following an
incident around midnight Au-
gust 12 at their residence off CR
122.
Tiffany Doss, 18, said Steph-
anie Sowards threw her to the
ground and grabbed her around
the neck during an argument
over the daughter dating an
older man.
Deputy Matt Riegel said the
mother was intoxicated and
incoherent when he questioned
her.
Richard Moody, 19, of Glen
was jailed on a similar charge


following two alleged attacks on
his mother Malinda, 42, during
the early morning hours of Au-
gust 16.
Mrs. Moody told Deputy
Tony Norman her son struck
her and pulled her hair while she
drove him home from a party in
Jacksonville. The suspect's girl-
friend had asked the mother to
pick up her son because he was
drunk at the party and causing a
disturbance.
Once at their home on Plan-


station Rd., the son again struck
his mother and had to be sub-
dued by his 42-year-old father
of the same name.
A criminal complaint for
battery was filed following a
confrontation the morning
of August 15 involving Vickie
Baty, 51, of Macclenny, who
alleged she was accosted by sis-
ter-in-law Sharon Jarvis while
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along with another male identi-
fied as Casey Mobley.
Betty Harris said various
kitchen items valued at $300
were taken from an unoccupied
trailer next to her residence off
Dupree Rd. A rear door was
forced open to gain entry and
an alarm was pried off the wall
in a bedroom.
The burglary occurred some-
time between May 10 and Au-
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NOTICE TO BID
Notice is hereby given that the Baker County Board
of Commissioners will receive written, sealed bids
at the Baker County Administration Office, locat-
ed at 55 North Third Street, Macclenny, Florida
32063, until September 3, 2009 at 3:00 pm for the
following:

Project Number 2009-07
Resurfacing 7.0 miles of CR 229 South

A mandatory pre-bid conference will be held on
August 26, 2009 at 10:00 am in the Baker County
Administration Building at 55 North Third Street,
Macclenny, FL 32063. Bids will not be accepted
from any bidder who is not represented at the pre-
bid conference. All contractors bidding this proj-
ect must be pre-qualified with FDOT in Tallahassee,
Florida. Contractors may obtain specifications and
bid documents at the above mentioned address.
All bids must be sealed with the project number
clearly marked on the outside of the bid packet.
Any bids received after September 3, 2009 at 3:00
pm, will not be accepted. The Baker County Board
of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any
and all bids.
8/20
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
TIMBER ASSET MANAGEMENT SERVICES

The Baker County Board of Commissioners
is seeking proposals from qualified individuals or
firms to provide timber asset management-related
services at the 1,632-acre St. Mary's Shoals Park
in Baker County, FL. Proposals will be accepted
until Thursday, September 3, 2009 at 3:30 pm. A
mandatory Pre-Bid meeting will be held on Thurs-
day, August 27, 2009, at the St. Mary's Shoals
Park at 8:30 am.
Two (2) scopes of each proposal shall be sub-
mitted to the Baker County Board of Commis-
sioners, Baker County Administration Building,
55 North Third Street, Macclenny, FL 32063 on
or before the aforementioned date and time. Sub-
mittals should be marked "Shoals Timber RFP"
on the outside of the proposal. All prospective
bidders/respondents are hereby cautioned not to
contact any County Official other than the speci-
fied contact person. Any questions regarding the
project should be made to David W. Richardson at
(904) 259-3613.
The Board of County Commissioners reserves
the right to reject any and all proposals, to waive
any informalities and irregularities in the proposal
process, and to award the contracts) in the best
interest of the county. All contracts will be fash-
ioned so as to protect the county's interest.
EOE/ ADA/ FAIR HOUSING JURISDICTION
8/20-8/27
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIR-
CUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA.
CASE NO.: 02-2009-CA-0117

COUNTRY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION,
Plaintiff,

vs

GLYNNIS RUISE,
Defendant.

AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE

NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to an
Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in
the above-captioned action, I will sell the property
situate in Baker County, Florida, described as fol-
lows:

Part of the North 1/2 of the SE 1/4 of Sec-
tion 2, Township 3 South, Range 20 East,
Baker County, Florida, more particularly
described as follows: Commence at the
SW corner of said North half of the SE
1/4: thence N 87 deg. 16'41" E, along
the South line of said North half of the
SE 1/4 a distance of 302.07 feet to a
point on the East line of a 60 foot wide
road right of way; thence N 22 deg.
47'36" E, along said East line, 24.71
feet to a bend in said line; thence N
03 deg. 29'56" E, still along said line,
291.50 feet to the point of beginning;
thence N 87 deg. 21'53" E, 275.83 feet
thence N 03 deg. 29'56" E, 100.00 feet;
thence S 87 deg. 21'53" W, 275.83 feet
to the aforementioned East right of way
line; thence S 03 deg. 29'56" W, along
said East line, 100.00 feet to the Point of
Beginning. Baker County, Florida. Con-
taining .63 acre, more or less.

Together with the right of ingress and
egress over and across the following
60 foot wide ingress and egress ease-
ment: A strip of land 60.00 feet wide
lying 30.00 feet each side of the follow-
ing described centerline: Commence at
the SW corner of the North Half of the
SE 1/4 of Section 2, Township 3 South,
Range 20 East; thence N 87 deg. 16'41"
E, along the South line of said North half
of the SE 1/4 a distance of 88.00 feet;
thence S 04 deg. 09'15" W, 41.62 feet to
a point on the North right of way line of
a 60.00 foot wide public road known as
Gaskins Circle South, said point being
on a curve concave to the South, having
a radius of 411.67 feet and a central
angle of 21 deg. 04'06" and being sub-
tended by a chord having a bearing of S
72 deg. 27'17" E, and a chord length of
150.52 feet; thence Southeasterly along
the arc of said curve and North right of
way line an arc distance of 151.38 feet
to a 3/4" iron pipe stamped LB 2392
and being the Point of Beginning of the
herein described centerline; thence N
22 deg. 47'36" E, along said center-
line, 140.27 feet to a bend in said line;
thence N 03 deg. 29'56" E, still along
said centerline, 386.40 feet to the Point
of termination of said centerline. The
side line of the above described ease-
ment are to be lengthened or shortened
as necessary to create a continuous cor-
ridor 60.00 feet in width from the North
right of way line of Gaskins Circle South
(a public right of way) to the North line
of the lot described herein.

at public sale to the highest and best bidder
for cash, at the front door of the Baker County
Courthouse, Macclenny, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on
the 15th day of September, 2009.

THOMAS AL" FRASER
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
BY: JAMIE CREWS
DEPUTY CLERK
8/20-8/27


PUBLIC NOTICE
The Town of Baldwin will be accepting sealed
bids on reroofing the building located at 370 Oliver
Street. The work would consist of removal and
disposal of existing roofing materials, replacing
roofing with like or better materials and replacing
all rotten or damaged sheeting. Bids will be ac-
cepted until 12 noon, September 3, 2009 by the
Clerk's Office at Baldwin Town Hall, 10 U.S. 90
West, Baldwin, Florida. For more information or
directions to this building, please call 904-266-
5030.
8/6-8/20
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
The Baker County District School Board will hold
the following PUBLIC HEARING on Tuesday, Sep-
tember 8, 2009 in the Baker County School Board
Meeting Room located at 270 South Boulevard
East, Macclenny, Florida beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Approval of the 2009-10 Student Code
of Conduct
And
*2009-10 Student Progression Plan
THE PUBLIC IS INVITED AND ENCOURAGED TO
ATTEND.
The documents will be available for preview at
the Baker County School Board Office located at
392 South Boulevard East, Macclenny, Florida
beginning Wednesday, August 5, 2009 (8:30 a.m.
- 3:00 p.m.)
Sherrie Raulerson
Superintendent of Schools
8/6-9/3
PUBLIC NOTICE
City of Macclenny request pricing for certain
plumbing and fitting supplies, including pipes,
valves, fittings, etc. to be used for a Water Conser-
vation project from qualified suppliers. Interested
suppliers may contact Ms. Melissa Thompson of
City of Macclenny @ 904-259-0972 for a complete
material list. The pricing list must be submitted in
a seal enveloped on or before August 28, 2009,
Bids must be received by 1:00 p.m. on August
28, 2009. Mail or deliver bids to City Hall, Attn.
Melissa Thompson, 118 East Macclenny Avenue,
Macclenny, FL 32063.
8/13-8/20
A, R&R, INC
10525 DUVAL LANE
MACCLENNY, FL 32063
Phone (904) 259-4774
The following vehicle will be sold at public
auction September 11, 2009 at 8:00 am at A, R&R
INC, 10525 Duval Lane, Macclenny, FL 32063.
1998 GMC Sierra Pickup
VIN #2GTEC19M1W1521086
8/20
NORTHEAST FLORIDA COMMUNITY ACTION
AGENCY, INC.
4070 BOULEVARD CENTER DR. #200
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32207
IS SOLICITING BIDS FOR WEATHERIZATION
CONTRACTORS

Northeast Florida Community Action Agency, Inc.,
a non-profit organization, has received federal
funds for the weatherization of residential homes
and is soliciting under this Bid Announcement,
State Licensed contractors for weatherization work
in Duval, Baker, Nassau, Flagler, and Putnam coun-
ties. Minority-owned firms and women's business
enterprises are especially encouraged to partici-
pate. Interested contractors should submit their
contact information to John W. Edwards, Executive
Director, or call (904) 398-7472 for additional
information.
8/20
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN:

Kenneth N Baumgardner
Last known address of:
10172 Brannen Lane
Glen St. Mary, FL 32040

You are hereby notified that your eligibility to vote
is in question. You are required to contact the
Supervisor of Elections, in Macclenny, Florida,
no later than thirty (30) days after the date of
this publishing. Failure to respond will result in
a determination of ineligibility by the Supervisor
and your name will be removed from the statewide
voter registration system. If further assistance is
needed, contact the Supervisor of Elections at the
below listed address or call 904-259-6339.

Nita D. Crawford
Baker County Supervisor of Elections
P.O. BOX 505
Macclenny, Florida, 32063
8/20
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN:

Christina L Beckenbaugh
Last known address of:
1498 Summit Oaks Dr W
Jacksonville, FL 32221-5204

You are hereby notified that your eligibility to vote
is in question. You are required to contact the
Supervisor of Elections, in Macclenny, Florida,
no later than thirty (30) days after the date of
this publishing. Failure to respond will result in
a determination of ineligibility by the Supervisor
and your name will be removed from the statewide
voter registration system. If further assistance is
needed, contact the Supervisor of Elections at the
below listed address or call 904-259-6339.

Nita D. Crawford
Baker County Supervisor of Elections
P.O. BOX 505
Macclenny, Florida, 32063
8/20
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN:

Chad E McKinney
Last known address of:
P.O. BOX 861
Macclenny, FL 32063

You are hereby notified that your eligibility to vote
is in question. You are required to contact the
Supervisor of Elections, in Macclenny, Florida,
no later than thirty (30) days after the date of
this publishing. Failure to respond will result in
a determination of ineligibility by the Supervisor
and your name will be removed from the statewide
voter registration system. If further assistance is
needed, contact the Supervisor of Elections at the
below listed address or call 904-259-6339.


Nita D. Crawford
Baker County Supervisor of Elections
P.O. BOX 505
Macclenny, Florida, 32063
8/20


HIGGINBOTHAM'S TOWING & RECOVERY
7611 WEST MT. VERNON
GLEN ST. MARY, FL. 32040-1120
Phone (904) 259-4375 FAX (904) 259-6146
The following vehicle will be sold at public
auction September 4, 2009 at 10:00 am, at Hig-
ginbotham's Towing & Recovery, 7611 West Mt.
Vernon, Glen St. Mary, FL. 32040.
1994 Buick 4 dr
VIN #1 G4CU5214RH606884
8/20
PUBLIC NOTICE

The quarterly meeting of the Baker County Trans-
portation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board
will take place at 10 a.m., Thursday, August 27,
2009, at the Baker County Health Department,
480 West Lowder Street, Macclenny, Florida. A TD
workshop will precede the regular meeting at 9:30
a.m. All interested persons are invited to attend.
The Northeast Florida Regional Council adheres to
the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make
reasonable modifications for access to this meeting
upon request. Requests should be received at least
72 hours in advance of the meeting in order to allow
time to provide the requested services. For more
information, contact the Northeast Florida Regional
Council at (904) 279-0880 between the hours of 8
a.m. 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
8/20
IN IHE LIKLUII GUUKI I-UH BAKEH GUUNIY,
FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File No. 02-2009-CP-19
Division


IN RE: ESTATE OF
JEROME THOMAS WOOD
Deceased.


NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
(Intestate)
The administration of the estate of Jerome
Thomas Wood, deceased, is pending in the Circuit
Court for Baker County, Florida, Probate Division,
the address of which is 339 E. Macclenny Avenue,
Macclenny, Florida 32063, file number 02-2009-
CP-19. The estate is intestate. The names and
addresses of the personal representative and the
personal representative's attorney are set forth
below.
Any interested person on whom a copy of the
notice of administration is served must file on or
before the date that is 3 months after the date of
service of a copy of the notice of administration on
that person any objection that challenges the quali-
fications of the personal representative, the venue,
or the jurisdiction of the court, or those objections
are forever barred.
Any persons entitled to exempt property under
Section 732.402, Florida Statutes, will be deemed
to have waived their rights to claim that property
as exempt property unless a petition for determi-
nation of exempt property is filed by such persons
or on their behalf on or before the later of the date
that is 4 months after the date of service of a copy
of the notice of administration on such persons or
the date that is 40 days after the date of termina-
tion of any proceeding involving any other matter
affecting any part of the exempt property. An
election to take an elective share must be filed on
or before the earlier of the date that is 6 months
after the date of service of a copy of the notice of
administration on the surviving spouse, or an at-
torney in fact or a guardian of the property of the
surviving spouse, or the date that is 2 years after
the date of the decedent's death.
Attorney for Personal Representative:
Robert D. Hines, Esq.
Attorney for Linda Wood
Florida Bar No. 0413550
Hines Norman Hines, P.L.
1312 W. Fletcher Avenue, Suite B
Tampa, FL 33612
Telephone: (813) 265 0100
Fax: (813) 265 4848


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Personal Representative:
Linda Wood
22481 Hilltop Road
Sanderson, Florida 32087


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR BAKER COUNTY,
FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File No. 02-2009-CP-19
Division
IN RE: ESTATE OF
JEROME THOMAS WOOD
Deceased.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of Jerome
Thomas Wood, deceased, whose date of death was
March 7, 2009, is pending in the Circuit Court for
Baker County, Florida, Probate Division, the ad-
dress of which is 339 E. Macclenny Avenue, Mac-
clenny, Florida 32063. The names and addresses
of the personal representative and the personal
representative's attorney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and other per-
sons having claims or demands against decedent's
estate on whom a copy of this notice is required
to be served must file their claims with this court
WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE
TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NO-
TICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE
OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate must file their claims with this court
WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME
PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF
THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER
BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS
SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2)
YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE
OF DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of this notice is
August 20, 2009.
Attorney for Personal Representative:
Robert D. Hines, Esq.
Attorney for Linda Wood
Florida Bar No. 0413550
Hines Norman Hines, P.L.
1312 W. Fletcher Avenue, Suite B
Tampa, FL 33612
Telephone: (813) 265 0100
Fax: (813) 2654848
Personal Representative:
Linda Wood
22481 Hilltop Road
Sanderson, Florida 32087
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Legal Notices


lbursday, August 20,2009


Page 6





THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS


Mistrial of BCI inmate


Jury mistakenly got access to report


The state will seek to re-try
Baker Correctional inmate
Barry Alvelo on contraband
charges following a mistrial
declared on August 11 because
the six-member jury had inad-
vertently been given access to
statements made by the defen-
dant to prison officials.
Circuit Judges James Nilon
declared the mistrial after the
jury had been in deliberation
that evening only a matter of
minutes. The panel sought
clarification on the report by
investigators who interviewed
Mr. Alvelo last March shortly
after he was allegedly found in
possession of a cell phone and a
small amount of marijuana.
The defendant, 35, was at the
time serving a 15-year sentence
for trafficking in heroin in south
Florida. He was tried on two
counts of introducing contra-
band into a state prison.
The case has been placed on
the pre-trial docket and could
be heard as early as this fall.
In court this week, a number
of defendants were sentenced
after pleading no contest, in-
cluding three women charged
with either child abuse or ne-
glect.
Judge Nilon withheld adjudi-
cation in the case of Keri White
of Jacksonville for child neglect
and sentenced her to two years


on administrative probation.
She was charged in May with
leaving her children in a vehicle
in the Walmart parking lot.
The judge can reduce the
sentence if the defendant suc-
cessfully completes parenting
classes and after she is on pro-
bation one year.
Probation was re-instated
in the case of Stacey Harvey,
who admitted to violating it
when she was arrested for
smoking marijuana in the early
morning hours of January 26 in
a Macclenny parking lot. Her
children were in the car at the
time.
Judge Nilon ordered Ms.
Harvey to undergo drug treat-
ment and pay $250. She was
in court for child neglect, con-
tributing to the delinquency
of a minor, misdemeanor pos-
session and possession of drug
paraphernalia.
The judge ordered Jennifer
Franck to have no contact with a
step-daughter she was accused
of slapping, an act that resulted
in her arrest for child abuse last
May. She pleaded no contest
and will be on probation three
years. The judge withheld adju-
dication and ordered 50o hours
of community service.
Mikell Lucas will be on
probation 18 months and the
court ordered him not to drive


after he pleaded no contest to
habitual driving on a suspended
or revoked license.
Roberta Mills was ordered
onto administrative probation
for 18 months [because she
lives in Georgia] after entering
a similar plea to grand theft.
Nine months in county jail
followed by a two-year proba-
tion were ordered for Antonio
Shapiro for burglary, grand
theft and criminal mischief.
Daryl Tyson admitted to
violating probation and was
ordered to county jail for 364
days. He was on probation for
sale and possession of con-
trolled drugs in 2007 and intro-
ducing contraband into county
jail in 2008.
Judge Nilon ordered Ste-
ven Guthrie into in-patient
treatment for drug abuse after
he admitted to probation viola-
tion for obtaining prescription
medicine by fraud. He will re-
main on probation.


Cartons of smokes


a shoplifter favorite

With the price of cigarettes at an all-time high with imposition of a
new tax recently, they are becoming a prime commodity for shoplift-
ers. Two such incidents involving cartons of cigarettes were reported
the past week.
Jerame Barton, 33, of Sanderson was arrested for petty theft out-
side the Macclenny CVS store just after 4:oo the morning of August
16.
Mr. Barton was questioned by Deputy Earl Lord shortly after he
arrived and Deputy Chris Walker, who is familiar with the suspect,
identified him from a surveillance video. The officer found Mr. Barton
on the CVS property and in the possession of six cartons of Marlboros
valued at $280.
The video showed Mr. Barton walk in the store's front door and
take three cartons before leaving.
An employee at the Murphy gas and convenience store on SR 228
south in Macclenny identified Stevie Gibson, 30, of Macclenny as the
person who lifted a carton of Newports from behind a counter before
walking out about noon of August 15.
A companion identified as Cash O'Neill, 36, also of Macclenny, fol-
lowed the woman out and they drove off. Mr. O'Neill was identified via
a driver's license left in the store.
The carton was valued at $45.
He told Deputy Matt Hilliard he was unaware Ms. Gibson had not
paid for the carton.
Joshua Foerman, 20, and his 17-year-old girlfriend, both of Mac-
clenny, were caught attempting to leave the Walmart Supercenter
the afternoon of August 13 with $65 in merchandise. A store security
worker said she observed them removing price tags and placing the
items in the girl's purse.
Mr. Foerman was arrested and a criminal complaint was filed
against the teen.
Columbia County police arrested Eric Manning, 48, of Jackson-
ville the morning of August 12 not long after he pumped $67 worth of
gas into his Toyota pickup truck and drove off from the Citgo station
on US 90 at Interstate 10.
Mr. Manning, identified by a store clerk as a regular customer, was
arrested on traffic charges. A complaint will be filed for the gas theft.


Re-appointed to

LCCC board
Marcelle Richardson of Glen
St. Mary was recently re-ap-
pointed to another four-year
term on the trustee board at
Lake City Community College.
The term began August 17
and runs through May, 2013.
All board positions are appoint-
ed by the governor and require
assent by the Florida Senate.
The other Baker County rep-
resentative on the LCCC board
is Chuck Brannan, who will
move from vice-chair to chair-
man next year.


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County deputies made two
arrests for felony drug posses-
sion the past week, one of them
after the suspect allegedly ap-
proached an unmarked patrol
car soliciting a drug sale.
Investigator John Hardin
said he, Deputy Matt Riegel and
two probation officers were in
the area of the Club 229 north
of Sanderson about 11:30o the
night of August 13.
They drove into the park-
ing lot of the bar a location
known for frequent drug activ-
ity and Deputy Hardin said
Dwayne Robinson, 45, of Sand-
erson approached the vehicle.
"What y'all want?" he asked
the occupants, adding "You
ain't the man, are ya?"
The investigator exited his
vehicle to handcuff Mr. Robin-
son, and said he found a crack
pipe in the suspect's front pock-
et and a baggie with crack rocks
in a rear pocket.
Colby Sigers, 38, of Mac-
clenny was booked for posses-
sion of controlled prescription
drugs and drug paraphernalia
after the 1996 Isuzu he was
driving was stopped about 11:16
pm on August 15.
Deputy Chris Walker said
the vehicle had one headlight,
and that Mr. Sigers, who has a
record of drug-related arrests,
acted nervous when questioned.
He consented to a vehicle search
that yielded both Xanax and
Amphetamine pills, along with
a crack pipe.
Deputy Walker said he


saw Mr. Sigers reach under a
passenger seat when he ap-
proached the Isuzu, and oc-
cupants Jason Eddins, 32, and
Gregory Robins, 45, told the
officer Mr. Sigers said, "Take
this, hide this" after the vehicle
stopped near 8th St. and South
Boulevard in Macclenny.
It also is a neighborhood
known for heightened drug ac-
tivity.
Deputy Earl Lord said no
drug-related charges resulted
from a traffic stop in the same
neighborhood about 1:20 am on
August 12.
He ticketed driver Adam
Swisher, 24, of Macclenny for
driving on a suspended license,
and said the vehicle smelled
of marijuana smoke when he
approached it. He also found
a marijuana cigarette, a crack
pipe and mesh during a subse-
quent search.
The driver and three other
occupants denied knowing any-
thing about the items.
Thomas Thompson, 25,
of Macclenny was jailed early
on August 15 for disorderly in-
toxication and resisting Deputy
Jeff Shouse after he and other
officers answered a complaint
about loud music.
Deputy Shouse said Mr.
Thompson exclaimed, "Kill that
cracker" as police approached
an address on South Boulevard
about 3:30. He resisted being
pulled from a vehicle, then at-
tempted to hug Deputy Earl
Lord.


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PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
Pursuant to an application submitted by Richard & Teresa
Taylor to be granted a Variance to the Baker County Land
Development Regulations Sections 3.05.035.A.in reference
to a 500 feet distance requirement between mobile homes.
The property is east of Taylor located on Highway 122 about
14 mile on the south side of the road at 21212 Lila Harvey
Road. The Baker County Land Planning Agency (LPA) will
consider the request at a public hearing scheduled for Thurs-
day, August 27, 2009, at 7:01 p.m., or as soon thereafter as
possible, in the County Commissioners Chambers of the
Administration Building, 55 North Third Street, Macclenny,
FL. On the date above-mentioned, all interested parties may
appear and be heard with respect to the Variance request.
Written comments for or against the Variance request may
be sent to the Baker County Building Department, 81 North
Third Street, Macclenny, FL 32063. Faxed comments may
be sent to (904) 259-5057. Copies of the Variance may be
inspected in the Building Department by any member of the
public. According to the Americans with Disabilities Act,
persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter
to participate in this proceeding should contact the Adminis-
tration Department at (904) 259-5123 at least 48 hours prior
to the time of the hearing.


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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS


Businesses should tighten up


Increased security of credit information urged


PHOTO BY KELLEY LANNIGAN
JC Walton speaking to employees at FSI Mortgage identity theft prevention training.


KELLEY LANNIGAN
FEATURES
features@bakercountypress.com
Protecting customer credit card in-
formation is simply good for business,
but not doing so could lead to fines from
the federal government, warned a pair of
identity theft experts conducting a train-
ing session for employees at Macclenny's
FSI Mortgage August 14.
Baker County native JC Walton and his
partner Bill Hamilton are certified identity
theft specialists with Best Protection Ben-
efits of Jacksonville.
They said for the last year and a half
the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has
been requiring many businesses to imple-
ment a written identity theft prevention
program.
Having such programs in place can help
employees detect early warning signs of
identity theft in a businesses' day-to-day
operation and set in motion the proper
protocol for dealing with such an occur-
rence.
So far, having a plan has been volun-
tary, but it will ultimately be mandatory.
Not doing so can result in fines, which the
FTC began enforcing May 1, 2009.
"It's an unfortunate fact, but today the
burden of proof of innocence has shifted
entirely to the victim, whether its an in-
dividual or a company," said Mr. Walton.
"You need a plan of action in place to help
mitigate such circumstances."
Best Protection Benefits recently part-
nered with the Baker County Chamber of
Commerce to advise local businesses, par-
ticularly small ones, on preventing loss or
theft of personal information.
The team has conducted hundreds of
the free, hour-long training sessions in the


last few years.
"The major area of identitytheft activity
used to be a person's credit information,"
said Mr. Walton. "But that's not the case
any more."
Identify theft now involves three other
main areas: Social Security, medical re-
cords and committing a crime using some-
one else's identification.
"It's positively scary how accessible
everyone's information is," Mr. Walton
said. "There is actually a Web site where
you can buy a copy of someone's Social Se-
curity number for $49."
FSI Mortgage participants were under-
standably shocked to learn this fact.
"It's true," Mr. Walton assured them.
"There is no law against having possession
of another person's SS number, only a law
against using it."
The consultants also talked about what
the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
views as red flags for suspicious activities
employees should look for. FTC recom-
mends businesses have a policy in place
that will address identification of red flags,
prevention and a program of mitigation
when necessary.
For businesses, having a policy in place
to safeguard against and effectively deal
with identity theft will become manda-
tory.
"Having such a policy in place typically
won't be as critical for small businesses
that aren't large credit lending opera-
tions," said Mr. Walton.
Regardless of business size, however,
he and Mr. Hamilton say having a plan in
place is a good practice. It proves helpful
to demonstrate accountability when busi-
ness audits are conducted.
"Many of the things the FTC is recom-
mending involve small changes in day-to-


day operating policy," said Mr. Hamilton.
Some of those recommendations in-
volve using password protected files on
desktop and laptop computers and mak-
ing sure information in hard files is kept
in locked storage cabinets behind locked
doors when not in use.
Mr. Hamilton suggested the "clean desk
policy" as one of the ways employees can
help prevent information from being ac-
cessed by non-authorized personnel.
Something as simple as clearing pa-
pers and files from a desk before going
home and putting information in a locked
drawer can go a long way in helping make
a businesses' identity theft prevention
policy more effective.
"The fact of the matter is we no longer
live in a world where we can leave our
doors unlocked and trust people just walk-
ing by not to steal our information," said
Mr. Walton.
According to the consultants, there are
50,000 identity theft victims in the United
States every day.
"That's up from 27,000 victims since
2007," said Mr. Walton, "quite a signifi-
cant increase in only two years."
Although both men are passionate
about educating the public on the impor-
tance of protection against identity theft,
for Mr. Walton, it's a personal mission.
As someone whose been hit by identity
theft, he is determined to educate people
about the risk and show them how to pro-
tect themselves and their businesses.
"After living through the frustrations
of trying to correct the personal damage it
caused, I decided to become an advocate
for others who fall prey to identity thieves,"
he said. "I especially don't want the folks in
my own county to go through what I did."


Practical advice for ridding plants, trees


of bothersome aphids, clusters of mold


ALICIA LAMBORN
Extension office horticulture agent

I've gotten quite a few ques-
tions lately from homeowners
asking: what's eating my plant?
Surely they are worth sharing
since many of us are probably
having the same problems in
our yards.
Question: There are small,
round orange insects on my
milkweed plants. At first, the
plants didn't seem affected by
them, but now they aren't look-
ing very nice. What are they
and how can I get rid of them?
Answer: These insects are
called aphids. They have soft
pear-shaped bodies with pierc-
ing mouthparts used to suck the
juices from plants. Aphids can
infest almost any plant and can
also be green, black, brown, yel-
low, red or white in color. They
are different from most other
insects in that almost all are
female that rapidly reproduce
without mating and they give
birth to living young instead of
laying eggs. You may be able
to mechanically control these
insects when they are found in
small numbers just by spraying
them off forcefully with the gar-
den hose.
However, aphid populations
seem to be particularly bad this
year and therefore, spraying
them with an insecticidal soap
or lightweight horticultural
oil, such as neem oil, is prob-
ably justified. You can also try
a homemade solution of soapy
water by adding two table-
spoons of dish washing liquid
(do not use those containing a
degreaser or an automatic dish
washing soap or detergent) per
gallon of water. Just be sure to
treat all parts of the plant, in-
cluding the undersides of the
leaves, and retreat at weekly
intervals as necessary or as the
product label directs.
Q: I have black mold cover-


ing my crape myrtles. I have
sprayed them with a fungicide
product but it hasn't helped the
problem. What can I do to get
rid of it?
A: The mold you are seeing
is called sooty mold. It grows on
a substance called honeydew,
which is excreted from certain
insects like whiteflies, aphids,
and mealybugs. These insects
are commonly found feeding on
crape myrtles, typically on the
undersides of the leaves. Once
you eradicate the insects feed-
ing on your plants, the sooty
mold will start to disappear.
One thing to keep in mind
with crape myrtles is that even
light applications of fertilizer
can stimulate lots of succulent
new growth, which is par-
ticularly appetizing for these
insects. Established plants
shouldn't need much, if any,
supplemental fertilizer or wa-
ter. This may help keep insect
populations lower and more
manageable during the summer
months when this is a common
problem.
To rid your plants of these in-
sects, you can spray them with
an insecticidal soap or light-
weight horticultural oil such
as neem oil. Be sure to spray
all parts of the plant, including
the undersides of the leaves,
and follow the label directions,
repeating the treatment as di-
rected or as necessary. Scout
your landscape often and spot
treat for these insects as soon as
you see them. This will prevent
heavy infestations and save you
the headache of having to treat
large areas.
Q: Some of the leaves on my
azalea bush are starting to turn
whitish in color. What could be
the cause?
A: It sounds like you may be
seeing lace bug damage, which
appears as white dots or stip-
pling on the upper surface of
the leaf. The culprit, however,


is usually found on the under-
sides of the leaves (young lace
bug pictured) where it uses its
piercing mouthpart to suck out
plant fluids. Sometimes these
creatures are easier to identify
after shaking the foliage over a
piece of
white
paper.
Heavy
infesta-
tions can
cause
leaves to
die and
drop
from the
plant,
which
stunts
the plant's growth.
To avoid lace bug damage,
keep plants healthy and well-
watered. Also avoid planting
azaleas in full sun as these
plants tolerate less damage
from these insects. If more than
15 percent of the foliage is dam-
aged, an insecticide application
is suggested. Insecticidal soaps
are often a first line of defense
but if the fullness of the plant
makes it difficult to spray then
a systemic insecticide can be
applied to the soil.
Soil treatments are slower in
action, but usually effective for
several weeks. Just be sure to
read the label directions care-
fully as you may need to work
the product into the soil and
water for it to be absorbed more
rapidly. Also make sure that
you identify the insect before
re-treating since the spots and
stippling may remain on leaves
even after pest populations have
been reduced.
If you need assistance identi-
fying insects in your landscape,
contact Alicia Lamborn, Envi-
ronmental Horticulture Agent,
at the Baker County Extension
Office at the ag center on US 90,
or send a picture to alamborn@


ufl.edu.
A free pest management
class is also being offered at the
extension office on Thursday,
August 20, at 6:00 pm. Partici-
pants will learn about responsi-
ble pest management practices
and learn

tify help-
ful and
harmful
insects
com-
monly
found in
the land-
scape.
Please
register
for this
class by Wednesday, August 19,
by calling 259-3520.


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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS


PHOTO BY KELLEY LANNIGAN

New Rotary president
Newly installed Baker County Rotary Club president James Cardozo accepts
the gavel from immediate past president Cindi Ray during an induction cer-
emony held during a lunch meeting at Sam's Crystal River Seafood restaurant
last month. Dr. Cardozo is a local chiropractor with Baker County Chiropractic.
Among the club's activities are support in building a clean water well in a Cam-
bodian village and providing every third grader in the county with a dictionary.


Credit card fraud


A Macclenny man may be
the victim of fraud via a PIN
number recorder hacked into
an ATM machine in the Jack-
sonville area.
Allen Dunn reported Au-
gust 11 that his debit card from
American Heritage Bank in
Jacksonville was used to make
$1445 worth of purchases in
Mexico and Somalia. The 18
transactions were debited to his
account between July 31-Au-
gust 10.
The bank notified Mr.
Dunn's wife Amy that it froze
the couple's account after not-
ing the suspicious transactions,
and a representative of the bank
told Deputy David Murray that
scammers may have made use
of a device that records both
a card number and personal
identification number, thus al-
lowing access to the account.
Two other cases of account
fraud were reported the past


week:
Douglas Ahrens of Glen St.
Mary told police his Vystar ac-
count was debited $165 by Unit-
ed Auto Credit Corp. on August
1. He contacted the company
and was told the transaction had
the name Mary Hill attached to
it, and when he reported it to
the sheriffs department August
12, Mr. Ahrens said he knows
no such person.
Jessica Rullan-Kirt of Bald-
win learned her stolen credit
card was used between 11:oo
am-noon at State Line Grocer-
ies north of Macclenny on Au-
gust 13.
Her purse and other cards
were stolen in Baldwin the pre-
vious evening. A clerk at the
store gave police a surveillance
tape covering that time period,
and Deputy Shawn Bishara
noted in his report the clerk
may know the suspect.


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OBITUARIES


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10
AUGUST 20, 2009


CHURCH AND OBITUARY NOTICE INFORMATION CONTACT US
Obituaries must be submitted in a timely fashion and have a local connection. Pictures are printed with obituar- By phone at 904.259.2400 or by fax at 904.259.6502. You can stop by our office located at 104 S. Fifth Street,
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Iris Burnsed, 83,
dies August 14th
Iris P. Burnsed, 83, of Mac-
clenny died August 14, 2009.
She was born in Glen St. Mary
to James Prevatt and Lovie Star-
ling Prevatt on July 15, 1926.
Iris was a
life -long
resident
of Baker
County and
a mem-
ber of the
Macclenny
Primitive
Baptist
Church.
She loved
spending
time with Iris Burnsed
her children
and grandchildren, cooking and
attending church.
Mrs. Burnsed was prede-
ceased by husband of 15 years,
Rudolph Crews; husband of
25 years, James W. Burnsed;
grandson Benjamin Crews.
Survivors include children
Jerry (Brenda) Crews and Wen-
dell (Jennifer) Crews, both of
Glen St. Mary, Larry (Patsy)
Crews of Green Cove Springs,
Glenda Faye (Roger) Rauler-
son of Sanderson, Roger (Pau-
la) Crews Virginia and Jimmy
(Dian) Burnsed, both of Jack-
sonville, Myrtle Stout of Virgin-
ia Beach; sisters Lucille Coburn
and Lorraine Starling, both of
Macclenny, Minnie Crews of
Glen St. Mary; 24 grandchildren
and 34 great-grandchildren.
The funeral service was held
August 16 at 3:oo pm at V. Todd
Ferreira Funeral Services Cha-
pel with Pastor David Crawford
officiating. Interment followed
at Oak Grove Cemetery, Mac-
clenny.
In Loving Memory
of
Gloria N. Canaday
12/11/1946-8/20/1987
"Hold our Hand, Lord"

When a loved-one is called up
to Heaven there's an emptiness
hard to explain. We want one
more chance to say, "Hi there."
We'd love to hear their voice
again.
That won't happen for they're
gone forever; they left memo-
ries to carry us through. But
memories can't fill every mo-
ment and memories can't chase
all the blues.
The healing is slow and it's
painful, that's the way you must
have it all planned. It is said
time will heal if we're patient,
so please Lord... continue to
hold our hand until we see our
precious sister again.
WE LOVE YOU AND MISS YOU,
YOUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS

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Methodist Church
121 North t 259-4461
Macclenny, FL
Pastor Tim Cheshire
Sunday School 9:45 am
Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 am
Sunday Evening Worship 6:00 pm
Wednesday Prayer Service 7:00 pm


Anthony Coulter
Jr., of Orange Park
Anthony Christopher Coul-
ter Jr., 27, of Orange Park died
August 12, 2009. Mr. Coulter
was born September 26, 1981 in
Gainesville, son of the late An-
thony Christopher Coulter Sr.
and the former Pamela Diane
Rowsey. Mr. Coulter had many
relatives in the Bryceville area.
Survivors include mother
Pam (Chip) Dampier; daughters
Isabelle Coulter and Makyla Gil-
ley; son Anthony Christopher
Coulter III; brothers Bradley
Reed and Drake Reed; sister
Kristen Reed; step-brother Jus-
tin Dampier; step-sister Kaitlyn
Dampier.
The funeral service was held
at 7:00 pm on August 17 at the
chapel of Prestwood Funeral
Home with Pastor Rusty Bryan
officiating.

Sam Fowler, 72,
retired Air Force
Sam Fowler, 72, of Macclenny
died Sunday, August 16, 2009.
He was born to the late Joseph
Studley and Edna Bella Fowler
on September 4, 1936 in Wyo-
ming, Pennsylvania. In 1982,
he retired
as a United
States Air
Force chief
master ser-
geant after
serving his
country for
271/2 years.
Survi-
vors include
the love of
his life and Sam Fowler
wife of 53
years, Jacqulyn Anna Fowler;
children Sam Jr. of Jackson-
ville; Jackie (Joe) Solbach of
Aldie, VA; Pam (Tom) Eckert
of Rochester, NY; Ann (Mark)
Riceman of Macclenny; eight
grandchildren.
His children are thankful
that their dad loved and cared
for each of them, and faithfully
served the Lord. While he is
gone from this earth, his wife,
children, in-laws, and grand-
children know he is with the
Lord. He will live in our hearts
and dear memories, and we will
see him again in Heaven. His
passion was sharing the love of
Jesus and ensuring God's word
was heard and spread through-
out the world. He found wisdom
and comfort in reading his Bible
and in prayer. He loved to spend
time with his family and friends.
He was a deacon and member of
Raiford Road Church.
The funeral service will be
held at 11:oo am August 20 at
his church with pastors Johnny
Raulerson and Eddie Griffis of-
ficiating. Interment and proces-
sion will follow at Jacksonville
Veteran's Cemetery. In lieu of
flowers, memorial contributions
may be made to Northeast Flor-
ida Community Hospice Foun-
dation 4266 Sunbeam Road
Jacksonville, FL 32257 or Gide-
ons International of Florida,
Baker County Camp #o0900.5,
PO Box 894, Glen Saint Mary,
FL 32040.


Eve Linzer, 88, of
Macclenny dies
Eve Aase Linzer, 88, of Mac-
clenny died Friday, August 14,
2009 at Macclenny Nursing and
Rehab. Ms. Linzer was born in
Copenhagen, Denmark on Sep-
tember 7, 1920 to Bjarne and
Martha Hansen. She had been
a resident of Baker County since
1992 after moving from Naples,
and enjoyed ceramics and swim-
ming.
Mrs. Linzer was preceded in
death by her first husband of 25
years, James Wright and second
husband of 22 years, Abraham
Linzer.
Survivors include daughter
Gloria (Gene) Joiner of Taylor;
brother Ralph (Joan) Hansen
of Ft. Bragg, CA; grandchildren
Deborah Davis and James Join-
er; great-grandchildren Kyle
Weber, Krista Weber, Kaylee
Joiner, Elizabeth Frye, Austin
Frye and Lane Joiner.
Ferreira Funeral Services was
in charge of arrangements.

Carl Mahaffey Jr.,
71, of Glen dies
Carl Wesley Mahaffey Jr., 71,
of Glen St. Mary died August 15,
2009. He was born in Havana,
FL to the late Carl W. Mahaffey
and Annie Ruth McKinnon on
April 21, 1938. He was a resident
of Baker County for the last 21/2
years after moving from Jack-
sonville.
Mr. Mahaffey served honor-
ably in the US Marine Corp and
was a graduate of Florida State
University. He was employed
with the Shaw Group where he
worked as a construction esti-
mator. Carl was a loving hus-
band and always the southern
gentleman. He loved golf, NAS-
CAR and FSU football.
Survivors include his loving
wife of 21/2 years, Evelyn Yvonne
DeVor Mahaffey of Glen; sisters
Mary Katherine Harris, Ruth
Anne Anderson and Rubylee
Logan.
The family will host a me-
morial service August 23 from
2:00oo-4:00oo pm at V. Todd Fer-
reira Funeral Services.








The Road

to Calvary
Corner of Madison & Stoddard
Glen St. Mary
Rev. Tommy & Doris Anderson
Phone: 904-259-2213
Sunday School:............ 10:00 am
Sunday Morning Service .... 11:00 am
Sunday Evening Service ..... 6:00 pm
Wednesday Night.......... 7:30 pm
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Jesus: The Way, The Truth and The Life
Sunday School 10:00 A.M. Sunday Evening Worship 6:00 PM.
Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 A.M. Wed. Eve. Worship 7:30 PM.
Pastor Rev. Shannon Conner
North 6th Street Macclenny 259-3500


In Loving Memory
of
Mary Hart
August 19, 1984


She is remembered for the
joy she always brought, for
her friendship, for her caring,
for the things she shared and
taught. She is remembered well
by those who miss her; the lives
she touched are better for hav-
ing known her, too.
LOVED AND MISSED,
FAMILIES OF GLENN HART AND
NANcy HART CREWS

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Sunday Bible Study 9:45 am
Fellowship 10:30 am 11:00 am
Worship Services
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Morning Worship 11:00 am
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She introduced


Vo-ed academies


Garlon Webb retires


KELLEY LANNIGAN
FEATURES
features@bakercountypress.com
Dr. Garlon Webb officially retired May
19th from the Baker County School District
after nearly four decades.
A retirement ceremony and reception for
Ms. Webb were held at The Mathis House in
Glen St. Mary.
Ms. Webb, a native of Baker County,
earned her undergraduate degree in educa-
tion from Florida State University. She began
her career as a teacher in the early 1970's,
eventually becoming director of vocational
and adult education for the district.
During those years she earned additional
degrees in educational leadership from the
University of Florida and the University of
North Florida.
During her tenure as director, she was in-
strumental in the establishment of the Baker
County High School Career Academy, which
today includes programs in business, culi-
nary arts and health sciences. Last year saw
the establishment of the academy's most re-
cent program in forensic science for students
who plan to pursue a career in crime scene
investigation.
Ms. Webb was part of the team that
helped secure the original grant for the first
academy program in business.
"I consider that to be one of the most
meaningful points of my career because it
made me see what was possible for educa-
tion in our community," she said. "From
there, we just kept moving forward."
Participation in an academy program
allows a student to earn a credential and
receive hands-on experience that directly
correlates with expectations of today's em-
ployers.
"It was important to me and the team of
administrators I worked with that our school
district be able to offer students that type of
opportunity," she said.
She has also been involved in establish-
ing a distance learning lab at the high school,
which is highly utilized by dual-enrollment
students. The lab has made it possible for


students to receive real time
instruction from locations
such as Lake City Community
College.
The implementation of new
technology is one of the major
areas of change Ms. Webb has
witnessed during her years in
vocational training.
"When I started, typewrit-
ers were the standard in busi-
ness classes. Today, of course, *
computers are everywhere," 'i
she said.
According to Ms. Webb, '
educational philosophy has
evolved quite a bit as well dur-
ing her career. Accountabil-
ity used to simply mean that
teachers taught the required
curriculum. &.
Today, accountability is I
directly related to student per- .-
formance and requires that
students be prepared for post-
secondary training as well as
for the work force.
Over the years, Ms. Webb says that she
has heard people discouraging others from
entering the teaching profession, and that
saddens her.
"There is also a saying that bothers me
when I hear it," she says.
People who can, do. People who can't,
teach.
"That perspective is inaccurate. The ad-
ministrators and teachers I had the privilege
of serving with are among the brightest,
most capable people I have known.
"They could have done anything and ex-
celled at it, but they chose to do the most
important work of all education."
When asked about her personal secret to
success, she laughed.
"I knew I was working with the most high-
ly skilled folks in the district, but I wasn't in-
timidated. I appreciated that.
"I was never afraid of people I knew to be
smarter than myself. I knew that we were all
ultimately working for the same goals and


Magnolia auditions at BCHS


The Baker County Com-
munity Theatre, in conjunc-
tion with the BCHS drama
department, will have audi-
tions for Steel Magnolias,
Thursday and Friday, Aug.
27 and 28 from 5:oo-6:30 in
the BCHS auditorium.
The cast, which will per-
form in late October, needs
women high school aged
and up. There is a chance the
show will also go into compe-
tition at the Florida Theatre
Conference in November.
Steel Magnolias is a
story of a close knit circle of
friends who meet each week
in Truvy's Beauty Parlor to
share stories, gossip and life
in general. The six women


INWARD
FIGURE ONE


include: Truvy, 4oish, the
beauty shop owner; An-
nelle, her teenaged assis-
tant with a past; Clairee, a
sixty something socialite;
Shelby, in her early twen-
ties and getting ready for her
wedding; M'Lynn, Shelby's


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results."
Although retirement will still be a busy
time for Ms. Webb, she admits some of the
professional pressure of her former career is
now gone.
"I put pressure on myself because I didn't
want our district to miss any opportunities,"
she said.
She obtained a real estate license last year
and will now be focusing some of her energy
in that area. She plans to keep indulging her
passion for collecting fine art, too, particu-
larly paintings, which she buys as an invest-
ment.
There is one pastime she couldn't indulge
very much while working full time. Now, she
can read fiction at her leisure and she's find-
ing that a most pleasant prospect.
Retirement has given her a lot to reflect
on because she is proud of the work she was
involved in during her career with the Baker
County School District.
"I will always be grateful that I was able to
do my life's work in my home district," she
said.


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SOCIAL NOTICE SUBMISSION INFORMATION CONTACT US
Birth announcements, wedding notices and social events must be submitted within four weeks of the event. By phone at 904.259.2400 or by fax at 904.259.6502. You can stop by our office located at 104 S. Fifth Street,
All news and advertising must be submitted to the newspaper office prior to 5:oo p.m. on the Monday prior
to publication, unless otherwise noted or arranged. It is requested that all news items be typed or emailed to Macclenny, FL or mail your submission to PO Box 598, Macclenny, FL 32063.
insure accuracy in print. We are available online at www.bakercountypress.com


Walker-Hodges
Fall wedding
Connie Walker of Macclenny is
pleased to announce the upcom-
ing marriage of daughter Lacey
Walker of Glen St. Mary to Justin
Hodges, also of Glen. Justin is the
son of Gary and Debbie Hodges
of Glen.
After their October 24 wedding
at the Mathis House, the couple
will reside in Glen.

Crawford reunion
The Bart and Emma Dowling
Crawford reunion will be Sep-
tember 7 this year at the home of
J.L. and Annie Ruth Burnsed at
10o846 Burnsed-Crawford Road
in Glen. Lunch will be at 1:00 pm.
Please bring your favorite dish
and enjoy the day with friends
and relatives.
For more information, call
259-6684.

Many thanks
First 2B youth rodeo was a
great success, and we extend a
very large thank you to the many
individuals, organizations, busi-
nesses and county departments
for their support in making a suc-
cess of this truly American event
for our youth. All the financial,
equipment and medical standby
as well as labor support made
this possible. Our youth, from
1-18 enjoyed the day and many
went home with money jingling
in their pockets! The second ro-
deo will be held September 19
and monthly thereafter. Anyone
who wants to participate, sup-
port or just watch (it is free), get
the particulars at 2BYR.com or
call 653-1213 or 259-7767.
CHRIS AND JUDY BLUE,
JOE AND TONYA BENNETT

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Camden Conner
Sister is born
Caden Conner of Glen St.
Mary is pleased to announce the
birth of sister Camden Michelle
Conner on July 18, 2009. Cam-
den was born at St. Vincent's
Medical Center weighing 6 lbs.
12 oz. Parents are Shane and
Amy Conner.
Grandparents are Albert and
Kerrell Cox of Macclenny and
Mike and Lisa Conner of Glen
St. Mary. Great-grandparents
are Floyd and Jeanette Conner
of Glen St. Mary and Boston and
Betty Dicks of Macclenny.
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Grady Kennedy
Brother is born
Eric and Katie Kennedy, along
with proud big sister Elizabeth
Rose Kennedy, are pleased to
announce the birth of son and
brother Grady Lee Kennedy.
Grady was born on August 3,
2009 at Orange Park Medical
Center, weighing 7 lbs. 8 oz. He
was 20 1/2 inches long.
Grandparents are Steve and
Nancy Kennedy of Glen St Mary
and Richard and Rose Anne
Griffis of Macclenny.
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Receive award
Two incumbent members of
the Macclenny Commission were
recognized by the Florida League
of Cities recently for long term
service.
They are Mayor Gary Dopson,
in office since October, 1979, and
Dr. Richard Johnson, who first
took a seat on the city board in
February, 1989. Commissioner
Vernon Bennett received a simi-
lar honor from the league two
years ago. He has been a com-
missioner since 1987.
The two remaining board
members, Tommy Johns and
Phil Rhoden, have been on the
commission since 1999 and 2005
respectively.
Afghanistan duty
Air Force Capt. Dustin Hart,
a former Baker County resident,
recently returned from a nine-
month deployment to Afghani-
stan as a member of a provincial
reconstruction team.
Capt. Hart and 81 others were
assigned to Nangarhar Province
working on security, governance
and reconstruction projects. He
is the former chief of public af-
fairs at Moody AFB, Georgia.
Capt. Hart is the son of Cheryl
and Bobby Hart of Taylor. He is
a graduate of Baker County High
School and the University of
Florida.

Library closed
The Emily Taber Library in
Macclenny will be closed August
19-22 and will re-open August
24. Books can be dropped off in
the door slot.






Lyons family welcomes son
Michaela Elizabeth Ly-
ons is excited to announce
the homecoming of her little
brother, James Randall Ly-
ons. James was born Janu-
ary 27, 2008 in Guangning
County, China and is now
forever part of our family as
of August 3, 2009.
James Randall's parents
are Randall and Renee Lyons
of Macclenny. Proud grand-
parents include Mark & Ethel
Dowling of Taylor and Joan
Lyons and the late Wayne
Lyons of Macclenny. Great
grandmothers are Dr. Jean
Dowling of Taylor and Ilene
Clark of Macclenny.
James is now blessed with
a great extended family in-
cluding dearest of friends,
church family, aunts, uncles
& cousins. Don't even forget
Me-Maw Malloy and Gran-
ny Combs...sorry Granny
Combs, Me-Maw has senior
ranking on this one.


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Hartley, Haley Kirkland, Hannah Dopson, Haley Dopson, and Baleigh Nipper.


Twirlers

take 35

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Indiana
Seven Baker County twirlers
competed July 21-24 at America's
Youth on Parade in South Bend,
Indiana on the campus of the
University of Notre Dame and
brought back over 35 medals.
The girls competed in two
high school competitions, plac-
ing second in USA National and
World Open High School Major-
ette Dance Twirl Line and third
in High School Majorette Show
Twirl Line.
Kristen Haddock coaches
these young ladies as a school
squad and an All-American
Twirling Academy (ATA) team.
The Baker County twirlers
combined their talents with oth-
ers from Starke, Gainesville and
Ocala. As a combined All-Ameri-
can Twirling Academy team
under the directions of June
Stoeber, the Gatorette coach, the
team placed second in USA Na-
tional and World Open Twirling
Corps with Props and eighth in
USA National and World Senior
Open Halftime Show Twirl.
The Baker County twirlers also
competed individually in solos,
struts, two-baton, and duet rou-
tines and all placed in the top ten
of their events.
Haley Dopson also represent-
ed the Baker County team in the
beginner pageant for ages 13-15
and placed in the top ten. The
seven twirlers along with Lauren
Courson and Briana Yarbrough
make up the BCHS Majorette
Squad. They will be twirling ev-
ery Friday night during half-time
of the Wildcat football games.

AFJROTC meet
BCHS AFJROTC will be con-
ducting an informational night
for new students on August 20,
2009 in Bldg 11, Room 111l01
from 6:30 until 8:oo p.m. All are
invited to attend.


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Registration for the August
GED test will be at 6:30 pm
August 25 at the Baker County
Middle School Cafeteria. The
tests will be given August 31,
September 1 and September 2.
The testing fee is $70, Florida
picture ID and social security
card are required at registration.
The next scheduled test will be
administered in October. For
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SPORTS


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AUGUST 20, 2009


SPORTS NOTICE SUBMISSIONS CONTACT US
We welcome your sports submissions for youth league, traveling league or individual athletic achievements. The By phone at 904.259.2400 or by fax at 904.259.6502. You can stop by our office located at 104 S. Fifth Street,
paper reserves the right to publish submissions. It is requested that all news items be typed or emailed to insure Macclenny, FL or mail your submission to PO Box 598, Macclenny, FL 32063.
accuracy in print. We are available online at www.bakercountypress.com


YOUTH 2B RODEO


Seventy-five young rodeo riders signed up for
Saturday's first 2B Youth event at the Bobbie Wil-
liams Arena off CR 122 in the north county. Orga-
nized by Chris and Judy Blue and Joe and Tonya
Bennett, it will be the first of what they hope
are monthly events that draw participants up to
age 18 from northeast Florida. In photos at right
(clockwise from top left) are pole bender riders
Houston Bennett and Jara Courson, and bottom,
Chandler Crews finds himself on the ground be-
fore the young steer he eventually brought down
into the dirt in the chute dogging competition.
For more information on the event, call 653-
1213.


Cats prep for West Nassau classic


The Wildcat football team
is down to the home stretch
before the Kickoff Classic on
Aug. 28 at West Nassau.
Coach Bobby Johns and
his staff are trying to put the
finishing touches on the team
in preparation for the new
season.
The Wildcats have been in
pads the past week and have
been getting ready with some
hard hitting drills and an in-
tensive camp held last week at
BCHS.
"We had them from 6:30 in
the morning until about 9:oo
at night. We fed them break-
fast, lunch and dinner," said
Coach Johns.
Johns is encouraged by
the progress of the defense,
which is looking very good at
this point. The offense is still
settling in. There are some
changes at running back and
additions to the offensive
line.
At quarterback, Mardrekus
Ford and Kendrick Sampson
are battling for the starting
job. The battle probably won't


be decided until after the clas-
sic.
The Cats had a couple of
potentially serious injuries
that came out of camp. Thom-
as Sirk broke his scapula and
Trenton Harvey possibly sus-
tained an ACL injury to his
knee. Ironically both were
non-contact injuries.
Look for a more balanced
offense from the Cats this
year. They will continue to
primarily run the ball, but
fans will see a lot more pass-
ing this year.
"We've got kids that can
pitch and catch, so we'll be a
much more complete offense
than we've seen since I've
been here," said Johns, now in
his third year as head coach.
The Wildcat Pride pep rally
will be this Friday night, Au-
gust 21, in the BCHS gym be-
ginning at 7:oo pm.
The 2009 Wildcat varsity
and junior varsity football
players and cheerleaders will
be introduced along with
the majorettes, dance team,
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PUBLIC RELEASE
The Baker County School Board announces its policy for Free and Reduced Price meals available for children unable to pay the full price of meals served under the National
School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs. The district's administrative office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by any interested party.
Any interested person may review a copy of the policy by contacting Cathy B. Golon, Director of Nutrition Services, 392 South Boulevard East, Macclenny, Florida 32063,
telephone number (904) 259-4330.
Household size and income criteria will be used to determine eligibility. These criteria can be found on the second page of this document. Children from families whose income
is at or below the levels shown may be eligible for Free or Reduced Price Meals. An application can not be approved unless it contains complete eligibility information. Once
approved, meal benefits are good for an entire year. You need not notify the organization of changes in income and household size.
Application forms are being sent to all homes with a letter to parents or guardians. To apply for Free or Reduced Price Meals, households must complete the application and
return it to the school. Additional copies are available at the principal's office in each school. The information provided on the application will be used for the purpose of deter-
mining eligibility and may be verified at any time during the school year. Applications may be submitted at any time during the year.
Households that receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (SNAP) orTANF (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families) are required to list on the application only the child's name,
Food Stamp /TANF case number, and signature of adult household member. FLORIDA INCOME ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES
Foster children will receive benefits (i.e., free, reduced-price, or paid) based on the FOR FREE AND REDUCED PRICE MEALS
child's personal income regardless of the income of the household. Effective from Julv 1. 2009., to June 30., 2010
Households with children who are considered migrants, homeless, or runaway Free Meal Scale is 130% of Federal Poverty Level
should contact the district liaison, Susan Voorhees at (904) 259-6776. Twice Every
Household Twice Evey
For the purpose of determining household size, deployed service members are con- size Annual Monthly Per Two Weekly
sidered a part of the household. Families should include the names of the deployed Month Weeks
service members on their application. Report only that portion of the deployed ser- 1 14,079 1,174 587 542 271
vice member's income made available to them or on their behalf to the family. Addi-
tionally, a housing allowance that is part of the Military Housing Privatization Initiative 2 18,941 1,579 790 729 365
is not to be included as income. A,1W A I noQ, n, n QIo, 8


All other households must provide the following information listed on the applica-
tion:
* Total household income listed by gross amount received, type of income (e.g.,
wages, child support, etc.) and how often the income is received by each
household member;
* Names of all household members;
* Signature of an adult household member certifying the information provided is
correct; and
* Social security number of the adult signing the application or the word "NONE"
for this household member if he or she does not have a social security num-
ber.
If a household member becomes unemployed or if the household size changes, the
school should be contacted. Children of parents or guardians who become unem-
ployed should also contact the school. Such changes may make the student eligible
for reduced price or free meals if the household income falls at or below the levels
shown below.
Under the provisions of the Free and Reduced Price meal policy Cathy B. Golon,
Director of Nutrition Services, will review applications and determine eligibility. If a
parent or guardian is dissatisfied with the ruling of the official, he or she may wish
to discuss the decision with the determining official on an informal basis. If the
parent wishes to make a formal appeal, he or she may make a request either orally
or in writing to Sherrie Raulerson, Superintendent of Schools, Baker County School
Board, 392 South Boulevard East, Macclenny, Florida 32063, or by telephone at
(904) 259-6251.
Unless indicated otherwise on the application, the information on the Free and Re-
duced Price Meal application may be used by the school system in determining
eligibility for other educational programs.
"In accordance with Federal law, and US Department of Agriculture policy, this institu-
tion is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex,
age, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination write USDA, Director, Office of
Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800)
795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and
employer."


4 28,665 2,389 1,195 1,103 552
5 33,527 2,794 1,397 1,290 645
6 38,389 3,200 1,600 1,477 739
7 43,251 3,605 1,803 1,664 832
8 48,113 4,010 2,005 1,851 926
Each addi-
tional family 4,862 406 203 187 94
member, add
Reduced Meal Scale is 185% of Federal Poverty Level
Household Twice Every
Annual Monthly Per Two Weekly
size Month Weeks
1 20,036 1,690 835 771 386
2 26,955 2,247 1,124 1,037 519
3 33,874 2,823 1,412 1,303 652
4 40,793 3,400 1,700 1,569 785
5 47,712 3,976 1,988 1,836 918
6 54,631 4,553 2,277 2,102 1,051
7 61,550 5,130 2,565 2,368 1,184
8 68,469 5,706 2,853 2,634 1,317
Each addi-
tional family 6,919 577 289 267 134
member add
To determine annual income:
* If you receive the income every week, multiply the total gross income by 52.
* If you receive the income every two weeks, multiply the total gross income by 26.
* If you receive the income twice a month, multiply the total gross income by 24.
* If you receive the income monthly, multiply the total gross income by 12.
Remember: The total income before taxes, social security, health benefits, union dues, or
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in advance, and be in our office no later
than 4:00 pm the Monday preceding
publication, unless otherwise arranged
in advance. Ads can be mailed provided
they are accompanied by payment and
instructions. They should be mailed to:
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P.O. Box 598, Macclenny, FL 32063. We
cannot assume responsibility for accuracy
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Liability for errors in all advertising will be
limited to the first publication only. If after
that time, the ad continues to run without
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Double mattress, box springs and bed
frame $50, solid wood kitchen table and
chairs $50, like new Leap Frog bouncer/
walker $25, blue ox fold up car hitch for
RV $150. 259-2271. 8/20p
Wolff tanning bed, one year old, black
with facial tanner, excellent condition,
used only a few times, paid $3000, ask-
ing $1300 OBO. Eddie Bauer high back
car seat, dark blue with drink holder and
pillow and manual $50 OBO. 289-9959.
8/20p
Maytag dryer $75, 16 bulb tanning bed
$800, Sponge Bob toddler bed $40. 566-
5716, call after 5:00 pm. 8/20p
1999 35' camper with slide out, looks
like new, sleeps six $8,500. 275-3522.
Leave number, will call. 8/20c
14' Jon boat, 15 hp Johnson, lots of ex-
tras, too much to list, runs good, looks
good, $1200 OBO. 813-4215. 8/20p
Fresh cut Bermuda hay, barn kept, $40
per roll picked up, $45 delivered, 10 roll
minimum for delivery. 275-2637 or 275-
2748. 8/20-8/27p





1984 Chevy Sliverado 6.2 diesel, short-
bed, rigged for heavy haul $900 OBO.
Call 259-8413. 8/20p
1999 Ford Ranger XLT, champaign, four
cylinder, A/C, five speed, 205,000 high-
way miles, very good condition, looks
great $3900. 259-8122. 8/20p
Looking for a good used car? Call 653-
1792. 8/20p


2005 Dodge Dakota, Laramie, V8 Mag- 3 BR, 2 BA doublewide on 1.73 acres,
num, pay off $13,400. Call Harold. 904- two large decks, central H/A, nice prop-
710-5046. 8/20p erty and home in good condition. In-
1998 Honda Civic EX, four door, four vestors call, lets deal, seller motivated,
cylinder, ice cold A/C, automatic trans- $64,000 OBO. 904-226-3064, 904-259-
mission, good tires, clean inside and 5383. 8/13-8/20p


out, sun roof, electric windows and door
locks, cruise, tilt, approximately 35 MPG,
only 135,00 miles, NADA $5,00, asking
$2990 OBO. 591-2916. 8/20p





Babysitting, my home, $$$ low prices,
will take to and pick up from school,
weekends and references available. 653-
2066 ext. 1963, 233-7047. 8/20p
Babysitting in my home near 125 and
127, reasonable prices, hot meals,
snacks, all ages, any hours Monday
- Friday. Will keep overnight if needed.
838-2287. 8/13-8/27p





Dogs: all types from puppies to adults.
Animal Control, $65 adoption fees will
apply. 259-6786. 11/20tfc
Mini Macaw, young male, talks, loves
attention, only $300 alone or $400 with
huge cage on wheels, top that opens.
434-2424. 8/20p





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work-at-home, weight loss products,
health products. While the newspaper
uses reasonable discretion in deciding
on publication of such ads, it takes no
responsibility as to the truthfulness of
claims. Respondents should use caution
and common sense before sending any
money or making other commitments
based on statements and/or promises;
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call the Federal Trade Commission at 1-
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fraudulent solicitations. Remember: if it
sou nds too good to be true, it probably is.
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CDA with 40 hours for Christian Learning
Center, located in Glen St. Mary. Position
is F/T, hours may vary between 6:00 am
- 6:00 pm, Monday Friday. Apply in per-
son at Carpenters' Kids Learning Center
at Glen Church. 904-259-3920.
8/13-8/27p
RN Well established local home health-
care agency seeks experienced RN for
PRN position. Must have one year Med/
Surg. Flexible hours, competitive pay.
Call 259-3111 or fax resume to 259-
5176. 3/5 tfc
Hairstylist needed, chair rental, 704-
6671. 8/13-8/20p





Cafe for sale, Established business
downtown Macclenny. All equipment
included in sale $25,000. Call 563-5023
for more information. 8/20-8/27p






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All real estate advertising in this news-
paper is subject to the Fair Housing Act
which makes it illegal to advertise "any
preference, limitation or discrimina-
tion based on race, color, religion, sex,
handicap, familiar status or national
origin, or an intention, to make any such
preference, limitation or discrimination."
Familial status includes children under
the age of 18 living with parents or legal
custodians, pregnant women and people
securing custody of children under 18.
This newspaper will not knowingly ac-
cept any advertising for real estate which
is in violation of the law. Our readers are
hereby informed that all dwellings adver-
tised in this newspaper are available on
an equal opportunity basis. To complain
of discrimination, call HUD toll free at
1-800-669-9777. The toll free telephone
number for the impaired is 1-800-927-
9275.
Bryceville 4 BR, 2 BA brick home,
inground pool, corporate home, 2.62
acres. Sold as is $159,450. Jack L.
Reichenbach Realty. 904-781-6084.
8/20p
3 BR, 2 BA home in Fox Ridge Subdivi-
sion, split floor plan, two car garage,
privacy fence $135,000.904-338-6104.
8/13-8/20p
3 BR, 2 BA house, two mobile homes,
13.2 +/- acres, two miles inside Georgia
$150,000. 904-629-1779. 8/20tfc


FSBO 3 BR, 1 BA block home with fire-
place on five acres, highway frontage,
new central H/A, $98,900 OBO. May
Finance. 4 BR, 3 BA Homes of Merit,
over 1800 SF, fireplace, central H/A,
well insulated, sits on seven acres with
artesian well $136,900. Also, 3 BR, 2 BA
singlewide on 1.33 acres, high and dry,
highway frontage, central H/A. Reduced
$76,900. Call me, let's deal. 591-2916.
8/20p
Baldwin deal, $78,450 3 BR, 2 BA dou-
blewide manufactured home, new range,
refrigerator, A/C unit, 3.79 acres, corpo-
rate owned property. Sold as is. Jack L.
Reichenbach Realty 904-781-6084.
8/20p
10 acres, high and dry, four miles west
of Glen $89,900. Phone 904-545-7688.
7/30-8/20p
3 acres, high and dry, fish pond, homes
or mobile homes, set-up included, owner
financing. 912-843-8118. 2/22tfc
MacGlen Builders, Inc. Brick homes in
Macclenny from $145,000-$210,000.
813-1580. 11/13tfc
Six acres in Macclenny $20,000 an
acre. 904-259-8028. 8/20-9/1 Oc
FSBO, 7 acres on quiet dead-end
road, mature oaks, zoned conventional
or mobile home, one acre per dwelling,
$112,500. 259-5877. 6/18tfc
4 BR, 2 1/2 BA brick home on one acre,
3600 total SF, 2200 SF heated, two car
garage and detached garage, large front
and back porches, hardwood floors,
crown molding throughout, nicely land-
scaped, many extras, $280,000 OBO.
259-6244 or 568-0329. 8/13-8/20p
Two lots in Copper Creek, Unit IIl. Call
813-1580. 12/1ltfc
Estate sale, two mobile homes in eight
lots 1.4 +/- acres, 11218 E. Thomas
Drive, Macclenny, $56,000. 727-459-
3856. 7/30-8/20p
FSBO 4 BR, 2 BA brick home approxi-
mately 2100 SF on 2.82 Acres. Fire-
place, tile, plantation shutters, 20x20
workshop, many upgrades, very nice.
Neighborhood restricted to homes only.
$286,000. By appointment only. 237-
0060 or 259-3963. 5/14tfc
19+ acres with 3 BR, 2 BA brick home.
Home needs some remodeling, beautiful
homestead, zone agricultural, $250,000.
Call 259-3763 or 386-867-0256.
8/20-9/3p
40 acres to 120 acres starting at $4000
per acre. 904-259-8028. 8/20-9/10Oc
FSBO 4 BR, 2 BA, 4.82 acres, house
being sold "as is", no owner financing,
17598 CR 127, seen by appointment
only. Phone 904-306-6707, leave mes-
sage. 7/30-8/20p
3 BR, 2 BA yellow brick home, corner lot
close to schools, nice front porch, fenced
in backyard, newly renovated, $134,999.
Call 904-509-7645 or 904-222-1628.
8/6-8/27p
Macclenny, 3 BR 2 BA 2007 manufac-
tured home, creek frontage, approxi-
mately two acres, $119,500. Jack L.
Reichenbach Realty 904-781-6084.
8/20p
2 BR, 1 BA custom home, good neigh-
borhood, $79,000 OBO. 483-8742, 259-
3299. 8/13-8/20p





Nice apartment, 1 BR, 1 BA, kitchen, in
downtown Macclenny, $495/month plus
deposit. 904-540-4450. 8/20p
2 BR house on one acre, 5880 Ben Rowe
Circle E. $800/month, first, last, security.
Call 954-263-7311, cell 904-397-0410.
8/20-8/27p
3 BR, 2 BA doublewide on one acre
1/8 mile south on 121 and Jeff Starling
Road, $900/month, $1250 deposit, lawn
maintenance included. 259-3010 or 259-
9066. 8/13tfc
3 BR, 1 BA brick home, nice neighbor-
hood in Glen $850/month, $350 deposit.
613-1255. 8/20-9/1 Op
Large 1 BR apartment, north Macclen-
ny, $600/month plus deposit, utilities in-
cluded, references required. 259-6426.
8/20p
House for rent in Macclenny city limits,
3 BR, 1 BA and office, $700/month, first
and last months rent, will accept Hud
voucher. For more information please
call 904-626-0408. 8/20-8/27p
3 BR, 1 BA house in the country, deposit
$500, rent $600. 923-2191. 8/20-9/3p
Beautiful 14x60 mobile home 2 BR, 2
BA, large master bath with garden tub,
completely refurbished, you will be first
tenant $550 plus $550 deposit. 653-
2157, 314-4762. Firm. 8/20-9/3p
2 and 3 BR mobile home for rent on
acre. Service animals only. Garbage
pickup, sewer, water and lawn mainte-
nance provided. 912-843-8118, 904-
699-8637. 8/6tfc


2 and 3 BR mobile homes, central H/A,
service pets only, water, lawn, garbage
included. First, last and deposit required.
259-7335. 4/30tfc
3 BR, 2 BA doublewide mobile home in
Sanderson central H/A $650/month and
$800 deposit. 386-758-3922.
8/20-8/27p
3 BR, 2 BA mobile home, one acre, cen-
tral H/A, close to 1-10 $625/month, first,
last and security deposit, good references
required. 259-7794. 8/13-8/20p
Homes and mobile homes for rent from
$750-850 monthly. 259-3343. 11/13tfc
2 BR, 1 BA mobile home $125/weekly, no
deposit. Call 904-910-5434, Nextel beep
160*132311*2. 8/20p
2 BR, 2 BA mobile home $300 deposit,
$600/month. 259-2787. 8/20-8/27p
Mobile homes. 2 and 3 BR, A/C, service
animals only, $500-$575 plus deposit.
904-860-4604. 3/17tfc
3 BR, 2 BA 14x70 singlewide. Available
September 1, $600/month, first, last and
$300 security. 259-5877. 8/20tfc
1 and 2 BR apartments available soon,
1 BR $545, 2 BR $595, includes local
utilities. Call for more information 259-
8444. 8/13tfc
2 BR, 2 BA duplex, dishwasher, washing
machine and dryer, water and sewage
included $775/month plus deosit. 472-
1241. 8/20p
2 BR, 1 BA apartment $600, first month,
last month, deposit required. 8015 US
90, Glen. 2 BR, 1 BA house $700, first
month, last month, deposit required,
fenced yard, 9916 S. Glen Ave. 904-226-
5703. 8/20-8/27p
2 BR, 1 BA house in Macclenny, $675/
month, $675 deposit. 483-8742, 259-
3299. 8/13-8/20p
2 BR, 1 BA all appliances including wash-
er/dryer and dishwasher, $675/month,
$675 deposit. 904-259-3300. 7/2tfc
3 BR, 2 BA doublewide, good condition
on 3%4 acre fenced lot, Macclenny. Pets
OK. Great neighborhood. Close to 1-10
and CR 228. 259-5048. 8/20-8/27p
2 BR, 1 BA downtown Macclenny apart-
ment, newly renovated $695/month,
$695 deposit. 904-874-2058.
8/20-8/27p
3 BR, 2 BA doublewide in Georgia bend,
large lot, $650/month, $600 deposit.
912-843-2093, 904-477-5561. 8/20p
2 BR, 1 BA apartment, washer/dryer
hook-up, $700/month, $600 security
deposit, one years lease. 351 N. Lowder.
259-9797. 7/9tfc
14x70 mobile home with heat and air
and appliances, in country $600/month,
$600 deposit. 259-6966. 8/20c


3 BR, 2 BA singlewide on acre close to
1-10, garbage and lawn service provided,
$650/month, first, last and deposit. 259-
2552 or 614-6111. 8/13-8/20p
Small 2 BR home on Normandy and Ce-
cil Field $650/month and $600 deposit.
912-843-2093, 904-477-5561. 8/20p
3 BR, 2 BA doublewide off James Britt.
Washer, dryer, screen porch, laminate
floors, fenced yard, $900 plus deposit.
863-205-3764. 8/20p





2009, 32x56 Fleetwood 4 BR, 2 BA
$59,900, 904-259-8028. 8/20-9/1 Oc
Used 32x80, 1998 Homes of Merit 4
bedrooms, 2 full baths, great condition
$30,00 you move, $36,500 I move to
your lot and set up. Call Bruce 386-344-
9452. 8/20-9/24c
Homes of Merit, 32x80 completely
loaded, 4 BR, 2 BA only $499/month,
904-783-4619. 8/13-8/20
Used 28x52, 2002 Grandmanor 3 bed-
rooms, 2 full baths, super clean $33,744
you move, $38,385 I move to your lot
and set up. Call Bruce 386-344-9452.
8/20-9/24c
1999 Fleetwood 16x80 2 BR, 2 BA
$22,900. Call Lewyn. 904-259-8028.
8/20-9/1 Oc
Super sale buy Live Oak Homes and
Southern Oak Homes direct form Wayne
Frier. Built and sold direct to customer.
Cut out the dealer. Guaranteed lowest
prices. Call 386-344-9452 anywhere in
Florida, Georgia. 8/20-9/24c
2008 28x52 Fleetwood 3 BR, 2 BA
$54,900. Call 904-259-8028.8/20-9/1 Oc
4 Bedroom 2010 model, set up and de-
livered, A/C included, mini decks includ-
ed. Special well/septic and power pole
included $58,800. Call 386-344-9452.
8/20-9/24c
2009 doublewide, 3 BR, 2 BA will move
and set up free, only $39,900. 904-783-
4619. 8/13-8/20c
2000 General 32x48 3 BR, 2 BA $24,900.
Call Lewyn 904-259-8028. 8/20-9/20c
Only three left, 2009 16x80 3 BR, 2 BA,
only $250/month. 904-783-4619.
8/13-8/20c
1995 Homes of Merit 28x52 3 BR, 2 BA,
$26,900. Call Lewyn 904-259-8028.
8/20-9/1 Oc
Never before titled, will move for free,
doublewide 3 BR, 2BA, only $35,000.
904-783-4619. 8/13-8/20c
Commercial rental space in Glen, 650
SF, $585/month plus $250 security de-
posit. 259-2707. 8/20-8/27p


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11 0Thursday, Friday, 7:00 am-2:00 pm, Corner of
Mclver and College. Lots of miscellaneous, sofa,
stroller, car seat. Rain cancels.
Friday 6:00 pm-8:00 pm, Saturday 8:00 am-?,
Indoor sale at Fabulous Footworks Dance Studio in
Glen. Treadmills, truck tool boxes, girls, boys, wom-
ens and mens clothes, children books and more.
Friday, 7:30 am-?, North Lowder Street. Little girls and women
clothes, some mens and other miscellaneous items. Look for signs.
Friday and Saturday, 8:00 am-?, 3rd and Minnesota. Furniture, dish-
es, clothes, knick-knacks. Multi family
Friday and Saturday, 9:00 am-?, 84 N. 4th Street. Rain cancels
Friday and Saturday, 8:00-2:00 pm, Clinton Avenue, Glen. New
medical scrub bottoms large 5X $5, Sony 57" big screen $150, kids
clothes.
Friday and Saturday 8:00 am-noon, 208 S. Third Street. No early
birds please.
Saturday, 8:00 am-?, 9710 Barber Loop off of Wolf Drive. Infant boys
18 month 2T, junior and women clothing, toys, household, toddler
books and bed, dryer.
Saturday, 8:00 am-?, 13899 N. Lowder/23A, three miles north of
90. Plus and young women clothes, water cooler, deer stand. 259-
8589.
Saturday, 7:00 am -?, 11482 Pine Loop Road, Glen. Table saw, tread-
mill, clothes, miscellaneous items.
Saturday, 8:00 am-1:00 pm, 6298 W. River Circle.
Saturday, 9:00 am-?, 231 W. Minnesota Avenue #10. Furniture, hand
made angels, jewelry an more. No early birds please.


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Small office space for rent inside well
established business in downtown Mac-
clenny, $350/month includes utilities ex-
cept phone. 904-629-5954. 8/6-8/13p
Office space for rent, prime location,
downtown Macclenny, $588.50 per month
plus deposit. Call 259-6546. 1/8tfc


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Responsible for implementing
developmental courses and
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Recruit, schedule and evaluate
developmental instructors.
Master's degree with 18 graduate
hours in English, Math, Reading,
or Education, plus three
years developmental teaching,
including online and distance
learning classes. Salary: $47,500
annually plus benefits.
Application Deadline:
September 16,2009.
Collegeapplicationandtranscripts
required. All foreign transcripts/
degrees must be submitted
with an official translation and
evaluation. Position details and
application available on the web
at: www.lakecitycc.edu
Inquiries: Human Resources
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Phone: (386) 754-4314 Fax:
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PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE


Pursuant to an appeal of a denial by the Local Planning Agen-
cy of an application submitted by Troy and Trey McCullough
on behalf of the Estate of Barbara G. Dugger, to be granted
a Temporary Use Permit in reference to Section 3.05.51 on
property located on Mud Lake Road in Baker County Florida.
The applicant is requesting a Temporary Use Permit with an
expiration date of 12 months from the approval date of the
request. The purpose of the request is to operate a business
for motor sport recreational activities known as Mud Lake
Mud Bog LLC. The Baker County Board of County Com-
missioners will consider the request at a public hearing re-
scheduled for August 25, 2009, at 6:00p.m. or as soon there-
after as possible, in the Baker County School Board Meeting
Room, 270 South Boulevard East, Macclenny, FL. On the
date above-mentioned, all interested parties may appear and
be heard with respect to the appeal of the determination of
the Temporary Use Permit request. Written comments for or
against the Temporary Use Permit request may be sent to the
Baker County Planning and Zoning Department, 81 North
Third Street, Macclenny FL. 32063. Faxed comments may be
sent to (904)259-5057. Copies of the Temporary Use request
may be inspected in the Planning and Zoning Department by
any member of the public. According to the Americans with
Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodations or
an interpreter to participate in this proceeding should contact
the Administration Department at (904) 259-5123 at least 48
hours prior to the time of the hearing.


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LOVELY ALL BRICK HOME MLS#488789
This 3BR 2BA hm features newer carpet,
countertops, hardware, screen back porch,
double pane windows and much more.
$116,900
COUNTRY SETTING MLS#467440 One
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on 15 acres completely cleared and waiting
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THIS IS A MUST HAVE! MLS#473434
Looking for a place to call home or a summer
retreat ... look no further. Navigable river
front property located near public boat ramp.
Gorgeous land with 3BR2BA2000doublewide
mobile hm. $170,000
BEAUTIFUL BRAND NEW! MLS#488453
This 4BR 3BA home includes tiled foyer,
owners bath, laundry rm, 2nd BA and kitchen.
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GREAT POOL HOME! MLS#495023 This 3BR
2BA hm is away from main road, only 3 mins
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fir plan. $108,000
JAX RANCH CLUB MLS#452129 Get away
from city by owning this spectacular vacant
lot of 2.53 acres. Come canoe & ride horses.
$100,000
BEAUTIFUL LAND MLS#459699 Perfect
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or mobile homes. Corner lot..90 acre. Vacant
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YOUR DREAM HOME MLS#489647 3900
SF of pure charm. 1.71 acres, Irg rms, family
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11 ACRES & HOME MLS#468881 Custom built
spacious home off dirt road & out in the country. Virtual
tour on-line. $230,000
NEW RIVER PLANTATION MLS#416057 Heavily
treed lots. No building timeframes. 2400 SF min.
house. Build barn with apt no smaller than 350 SF One
house per acre allowed. $250,000
GREATSTARTERHOME! MLS#473391 Adorabledouble
wide mobile with 3BR 2BA with open floor plan. Large
family rm w/frplc. Sits on .50 acre perfect for those who
do not want a lot of maintenance. $80,000
ADORABLE! MLS#406637 Cute 3BR 2.5BA offers
1696 SF, wood floors throughout. One acre lot w/
mature oaks. This is a must see! $110,000
GREAT DEAL! MLS#480868 Available 6 rm 1716 SF
office bldg complete w/lobby & conf. room. All wired
for data networking, fire alarms, security. Additional
equip rm w/Atlas key system. Front/back porches. Also
3612 SF workshop w/4 bays. $2,300
BEAUTIFULBRICKHOME!- MLS#496654This4BR2BA
hm is located on 1 acre w/stocked pond. Immaculate
landscaped yard. Swim in your beautiful screened solar
heated in ground pool. Lots of extras. $279,900
EXCEPTIONAL NEWER HOME! MLS#482867 This
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on a full acre with mature tress & luscious landscaping.
Relax & enjoy the sounds of nature. $224,900


5 ACRES & POOL! MLS#482330 You need to see this
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NEW HOME SITE! MLS#416048 Heavily treed lots, no
building time frames. 2400 SF, min. home, 1 horse per
acre allowed. $250,000
WANT TO SAVE ON GAS? MLS#489879This adorable
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fence is what you are looking for. Walk to stores,
restaurants, banks & more. 2 car garage, plus RV
parking. $155,000
PRICE CAN'T BE BEAT! MLS# 473099 This double
wide hm has 3BR 2BA nearly 1500 SF Lg. liv. rm &
separate din. rm. Lg. open kitchen. Lg. custom built
back porch great for watching deer in your own back
yard. Call today! $70,000
WHAT A PRICE CUT! MLS#423992 This is a prize piece
of property. Must see to believe. This is a $100,000
Reduction. Bring your buyers! $499,000
BEAUTIFUL HOME! MLS#485896 Nicely landscaped
3BR 2BA. Beautiful palm trees in front & back. Build in
2005 with over 1300 SF $138,000
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to build your dream home. Zoned for houses or mobile
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'09 CHEVY


MSRP
viinni urcn nnipici


$37,610
giMq nA4


5UPPLIEN PHIE a 3% 4,4
PILUERADO REBATE -$3,500
CREW CAB, 4WD, LT1 YOUR PRICE $31 341*
#9035


'09 CHEVY
SILVERADO
/ CREW CAB, 4WD, LS
#9042


MSRP
SUPPLIER PRICE
REBATE


$35,280
$32,795
-$3,500


YOUR PRICE $29,295*


'09 CHEVY MODELS









for



MONTHS*

OR



3.9foN7 2
MONTHS*


Oil, Filter & Lube
Drain oil and replace with proper
grade. Replace oil filter, S
lubricate chassis, doors, hinges -
and latches.
Valid on most vehicles. Expires 8/31/09
Mobil 10W30, up to 5 quarts.


MSR'P
Rifli unnni 0nlr


$24.710
t~fl Inn


ournPPn rn$LIrlIb R po,l c
SILVERADO REBATE -$2,000
REG' CAB W-D \A/DT YOUR PRICE $21, 29-
p #9W14-,47,


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Brake Special WHEELS
Replace pads/shoes (OEM pads/shoes), 9995 i
surface drums/rotors,
pack wheel bearings.* 4 WHEELS
*Valid on most vehicles. Must present coupon, expires
i8/31/09. 119 i d


'09 CHEVY


MSRP
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$35,565
(fiq ico


ULRA urrLin rniu Poooo
hILVERADO REBATE -$3,500
CREW CAB, 2WD, LT1 YOUR PRICE $29 858*
#9076 ,


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Cooling System
Includes cooling system pressure
test, drain, flush and refill with up
to 1 gallon of antifreeze.
*Valid on most vehicles.
Must present coupon,
expires 8/31/09.


'09 CHEVY
ILLVERADO
-CAB \AD \A/ T
#'Il/1"-t


MSRP
SUPPLIER PRICE
REBATE


$31.150
$29,952
-$3,500


YOUR PRICE $26,452--


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Wheel Balance & Rotation Special
Free brake inspection,
check tire pressure l
& adjust, rotate and
balance tires $ 95
as recommended.


*Valid on most vehicles.
Expires 8/31/09.


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latic, 4AP .,, '06 SILVERADO 2WD X-cab, Auto, PW, PL, ,,,,A
$22,995 NADA Price $17,995
unt $4,000 Pineview Discount $2.000
SPECIAL PINEVIEW SPECIAL
S s$15,995
Please stop by our used car lot at 119 South


273 E. Macclenny Ave. 259-6117 **


Sixth St.


119 S. Sixth St.


www.PineviewChevrolet.com


AN AERIA R=N


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'09 CHEVY


Special


Service
Service


'07 CHEVY AVEO
Hatchback, 4 Cyl. Automatic
#AP3648 *CAeified
WAS $9,566 i3iB u =s
NOW $8,466


'08 CHEVY COBALT
LOW Miles, 4 Cyl., Automatic
ICefed ~#AP3650
Nm UHO WAS $13,991
NOW $12,061


PINEVIEWCHEVROLEt]


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