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COVERING BAKER COUNTY SIN CE 1929The countys most professional and extensive source for news, classied, display and real estate listings A Macclenny couple was jailed on child neglect and other charges after they were observed stopping traffic on Ben Rowe Circle south of Macclenny the afternoon of July 17 while arguing with each other and talking to imaginary people they believed were hiding in nearby trees. Neighbor Sandra Parsons called police when Celinda Tyson, 33, and Travis Tyson, 35, failed to return to her resi dence after an hour and a half. She told Deputy Jeremiah Combs she initially asked the couple if they wanted something to drink after observing their infant son lying in the yard next door. Concerned about the child being outdoors in the 90-degree weather, Ms. Parsons about 4 pm asked if she could take the child inside. Sure, you can have him if you want him, she quoted Mr. Tyson as replying. Deputy Combs said when he arrived, he observed the Tysons wandering on the street causWhen he questioned Ms. Tyson, she replied that she was watching the people in the tree and pointed to a location on the ground where she claimed three of them had fallen. She said she was aware of her babys location, but didnt know Ms. Parsons name, and claimed falsely that she had recently checked on the boy. Ms. Tyson was then arrested for disorderly intoxication and child neglect, a third-degree felony. Deputy Combs said he then MIKE ANDERSON PRESS ST AFF The quiet sounds of birds chirping and squirrels skittering across tree limbs in the woods off SR 121 a mile or so south of Interstate 10 could be joined in a few months by manmade chatter. Aah-eeh-ah-eeh-aaaaaaheeh-ah-eeh-aaaaah! Look out below! Here I come! If not those exact words, some kind of sound created by the excitement and adrenalin rush that comes from swooshing through tall pine trees attached to a cable strung from the top of a tower to the ground far below. After a public hearing on the evening of July 16, which drew both positive and negative com ments, the county commission approved Mark Broughtons plans to develop a zip line park on a 108-acre parcel across from Northeast Florida State Hospital. This is clean, safe fun, Mr. Broughton said, adding that he had abandoned his original plan to develop a water park on the site in favor of an aerial adventure park that would be more successBaker County. This is a growing industry, he said, referring to the zip line craze that has attracted growing crowds of thrill seekers throughout the U.S. in recent years, including a strong presence in southeastern states. He said a market research 19,000 people a year would visit the zip line attraction from within a 50-mile radius, including up to 100 daily on weekends. His plans envision a grand opening on November 15, with prices varying from $29 for four zip rides to $49 to ride all eight lines. Poles of varying sizes up to nearly seven stories high will be erected on 32 acres in the middle of the parcel, which will be zoned for conservation and recreation. The surrounding acreage will remain undeveloped and zoned agriculture to form a natural buffer shielding the park from nearby residences several hundred feet away. Some praised the plans for providing a source of recreation that is sorely lacking in Baker County, while others pooh-poohed the project because they said it would disturb the tranquil, rural nature of the area. This would hurt my land value and would be a noisy business outside my house, said Mitchell Thomas. He said he and other people moved to the area for its rural environment and to be protected by zoning. Donnie Godwin, who said his house on T & G Farm Lane is only about 100 feet from the western property line of the proposed park, complained mainly about the anticipated crowd noise. Its going to get old after awhile, he said. I shouldnt be run off my property listening to people scream six days a week. Mr. Godwin said he talked to numerous residents all along SR 121 and other nearby roads about the proposed park and said that 90 percent were against it. Yes, hes got a buffer but who keeps him from cutting it? he said. Tomorrow it could be gone. He could sell it. Noting that the county had denied a previous owners application to build apartments on the site and turned down plans for a mud-bogging attraction on Mud Lake Road not long ago, Mr. Godwin said he would rather have 250 houses there, or mud-bogging. The commissions approval of a zoning change and a height variance to allow structures exceeding the countys height limitation came two weeks after the countys Land Planning Agency also endorsed the plans. Danny Berger, a member of the countys code enforcement board and a resident of nearby Mud Lake Road, termed the proposed park a win-win situation. Theyre all over the Southeast, Mr. Berger said of zip line parks. Itll be a good thing for Baker County. The entire parcel, formerly bakercountypress.comVisit our website and vote each week in our online poll.Countys budget gap whittled to $2MSee page 5 Bullets top F ernandina, champonships to follow See page 13 S ee page 2ONLINE POLL RESULTSAre you in favor of year-round school?40% Yes 40% No 20% Undecided Press captures 11 awards in Better Weekly N ewspaper contest last weekSee page 9 is would hurt my land value and would be a noisy business outside my house.Mitchell omasProperty neighbor Travis Tyson Celinda TysonS ee page 2MIKE ANDERSON PRESS ST AFF The grass roots campaign that led to the rejection of Oldcastle Southern Groups plans to develop a sand mining operation southeast of Macclenny has been described as a David and Goliath type battle. But in the Bible, the giant was killed on the spot. Oldcastle, a Tampa-based subsidiary of a worldwide conglomerate headquartered in Ireland, was not. Despite a 5 -hour public hearing that ended with a 4-1 vote by county commissioners to deny the companys application for a special zoning exception at 1:30 am on July 17, Oldcastle evidently has not yet abandoned its desire to extract millions of tons of sand out of Baker County. Hugh Fish, a Macclenny attorney who repre sented Oldcastle in the application review process, said on July 23 that the company is considering le gal action. Oldcastle has requested copies of the records and transcripts from the meeting (hearing) the other night for corporate attorney review, said It was always considered, if it was denied, that it would go through corporate review. He said such a review is standard operating procedure to determine whether grounds exist for a lawsuit. If the company decides to sue the county in an effort to get the decision reversed, Mr. Fish said he wont be part of the companys legal team.What now? Will Oldcastle sue? OldCastle Southerns aggregates general manager Dennis McClelland (left) with others from the rms consulting team at last weeks public hearing. Press reporter Mike Anderson with zip line park developer Mark Broughton (below) at the scaled down zip lines on Mr. Broughtons Mud Lake property.Couple neglected infant inthe hot sunNeighbors dissented on basis of noiseS ee page 2
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Letters are welcome, but must contain the signature of the writer, a telephone number and city of residence. Letters must reect opinions and statements on issues of current interest to the general public. The newspaper reserves the right to reject any material which in the newspapers judgement does not meet standards of publication. CONT AC T US By phone at 904.259.2400 or by fax at 904.259.6502. You can stop by our oce located at 104 S. Fifth Street, Mac clenny, FL or mail your submission to PO Box 598, Macclenny, FL 32063. We are available online at www.bakercountypress.comCOMME NTT B C PPage3JULY 25, 2013 Page 2 T B C P ursday, July 25, 2013Walmart Distribution Center spoiled us. The million-square foot warehouse east of Macclenny that opened in 2002 was an awakening for a fringe county that had limited success attracting clean, Fortune 500 industry despite the fact that it is strate gically situated with five interstate exits and a mainline railroad. We enjoyed a fleeting fling with General Electric in the 1980s a one-sided love affair that ended too quickly, then morphed into Macclenny Products which then gobbled up the entire former Macclenny Industrial Park and neutralized its value as an asset to attract other industrial prospects. Macclenny Products eventually petered out, another victim to import competition, and left prime industrial acreage essen tially the ghost town that it remains today. Insteel (the former Wire mill) located in Sanderson in the 1970s and has chugged along through various owners to remain in production today. The plant near Sanderson has fed many families through the years, and contributed to the tax base. Hooray for it! Sanderson Pipe and the illfated Hanson Tile in the Enterprise West zone near Insteel have been the victims of a sagging economy, but the blueprint for a success story existed nonetheless when they were lured to Baker County. They, like Walmart Distri bution, were welcome as clean industries adding to the local payroll and tax base. It seemed the direction we were heading. Then Walmart came courting, and located at Enterprise East amid a concert of cooperation that brought in state and local agencies anxious to make it work. When it opened, the DC as it is known, offered unheard of starting pay levels and benefits for its nearly 900 employees. Everyone, it seems, was happy. Few of us thought wed have difficulty duplicating that feat. Then came the biological waste incinerator folks seeking to locate near Walmart. The proposal went (excuse the pun) down in flames. Baker County residents showed a side never before seen environmental activism if you will. No way were they going to allow an incinerator burning up body parts (in cluding human fetuses it was feared) and biological waste here. Then came the sand miners. Last weeks decision by the county commission to reject zoning allowing Oldcaste to extract sand from DuPont property southeast of Macclenny was the result of incessant pressure by regular citizens who disbelieved assurances it would not have a detrimental effect on the water table. Nor did they believe Oldcastle would be satisfied with treated sewer water from the City of Macclenny. A second mining proposal from E.R. Jahna Industries in more populous Trailridge and no prospect of using Macclenny wastewater, stands little chance in the wake of last weeks vote after a marathon public hearing. If any precedent is being set here, its that local government can expect active and well-or ganized opposition to any such proposal that smacks of harming the environment and quality of life. Baker County will never be radical Berkley, California but its closer than it was, say, two decades ago. As the follow-up article by Mike Anderson in this edition notes, Oldcastle will be explor ing ways to get around last weeks decision in the courts. Maybe so, and does anyone out there want to venture a guess as to who will win that battle? Cynics might say (and some do) that commissioners rejected the Oldcastle zoning knowing full well it would end up in court, and thus escaping the political fallout if their decision is reversed by a judge taking Oldcastles side that the board did not have sufficient cause to do so. But that wont change the ardor of opponents who be lieve sand mining carries with it unacceptable risks to the Baker County way of life. Walmart spoiled us. You are kidding me right now. You know you just cheated. You looked at the top card before you picked it up and then picked up the discard. I did not, Sara. You just think I looked at it. Think? I saw you, Dylan you cheater. I am not a cheater, Sara. From the sound of this last heated exchange, you would think my children were having an argument, but you couldnt be farther from the truth. It is family game night on our 4th Annual Cousins Trip to Maggie Valley, NC. Everyone is gathered around a table at their Aunt June and Uncle Sams cabin playing Phase 10. Even I am playing, though I have no idea what Im doing. No matter what game we play, it always includes at least one series of You cheater. Then after its out of their system they go on and play. We love this stuff. We wrapped up Sunday night singing old hymns. Everybody sang and those who could harmonized. It was nice. It is one of the highlights of my summer, not only because I love the mountains, but be cause I love the companion ship. Were all together 24/7 and we love it. The purpose, so to speak, of the trip is white water rafting, but that is only an excuse to spend time together. The boys, their newlywed sister Sara and her husband Aaron, Uncle Todd and Ashton and Kelley and yours truly spend a long weekend playing games, antiquing, eating, laughing and doing stuff that families do. Its great. Its also something many of us are losing. Soon it may be a thing of the past and I hate that. Do you think my grandchildren will ever sit around with yours and do this sing songs and play games? asked Aunt June. There was something very bittersweet in the way that she asked it. It was a plaintive question, one she hoped, but maybe doubted, that wed answer in the affirmative. Its hard to say. Kids are getting worse at knowing how to have fun simple fun. The kind of fun that requires talk ing to each other and spending time in a technology free or at least restricted environment. Nowadays, kids have so much technology that it takes the place of real human inter action. They text and tweet and play Angry Birds instead of talking to each other. They plug in headphones and have their own personal Fortress of Solitude. Late in the trip up to North Carolina, to pass the time and keep each other alert, Dylan and I played a version of the Alphabet Game, where you try to find letters of the alphabet on billboards and semi-trucks. Not a lot of people still do that, said Kelley. Kids are plugged up and kept quiet with technology. In fact, cars come with personal entertainment systems built into the headrests like airplanes. Nobody has to talk. It shows. Ive run into more kids who really struggle to keep up their end of a conversation because they dont have to talk to people much any more. On the way home, my kids challenged Kelley and me to name all the 50 states which we did, and all the state capitals which we almost did dadgum you Augusta, Maine. It was fun and reminded me of the same kind of games my dad played with my sister and me. Kelleys grandfather would do the same with her. It kind of makes you wonder what kind of family memories are being made by the technology generation? Remember the time we watched Despica ble Me on the way to Grandmas in Virginia? Somehow thats not quite the same. But enough griping and sounding like the grouchy old coot I am. Im certain, at least I hope, that most families have not fallen so far under the gilded curse of technology that they have forgotten how to have family fun. I would like to answer Aunt Junes question by assuring her that our grandkids will play games together and sing hymns together and have family fun. Heres the deal, though. Its really a simple fix. Simply turn off or limit the use of cell phones and tablets and Kindles and Nooks and laptops and in-dash DVD players and live with the noise and the arguments and the laughter and the Are we there yet? Trust me, in the end you will have a wealth of family stories to treasure. They wont all be good, but theyll be memories of more than DVDs watched and Tweets Tweeted. Itll be so worth it. IMPRESS I ONSJim McGauley 788 S. 6th St. | Macclenny | 904-397-0370Sta ed: M-F 9-9, Sat. 9-11 $1 Enrollment Fee2 2 Free Tanning Sessions3 $3 Off Monthly Fees**Offer good through 7/31/13. 409 W. Macclenny Ave. | 397-0163 DISCOUNT HEALTH FOODSPartners with R&G Seafood Open: Tues. & Thurs. 9-7 Wed. & Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-1EAT Fresh EAT Local EAT HealthyWe offer a wide variety of natural, gluten-free and organic foods P ossible tax hike for Macclenny residents ...The Macclenny City Commission is considering a 14% property tax increase, though they have until September 31 to make it nal. We asked readers on Facebook for their take on the potential increase. Heres what they had to say: Marsha Bennett: I think the commissioners voting in favor of the tax increase will find themselves in a bind when election time rolls around. David Church :They can kick rocks! Ill take my own trash to the dump for 14%. Kelly Matthews: My house pay ment is already too high if you ask me! A vote for no! Nick Mercorella: Should have thought of the tax revenue sand mining would have brought in! Take the 14% out of leaders salaries and pensions. Shanna N Tony Bloxham: Sounds like next election wont be great for our current leaders! Dana Reilly: Have no objection to raising property taxes as long as its reasonable. I think 14% is just a tad high. Lets split the dierence and say 7%. If you own multiple properties, this is seriously going to hurt. David Church: I live in town, my sidewalk looks like junk, theres 4 pot holes in a quarter mile from my house alone, and my trash goes once a week and has maggots. The ies are out of control. Not to mention there is not one green street sign that identies my road. This had to be a prank. Connie Baggett Walker: Even with trimming budgets, government needs revenue to operate. Dont get me wrong, I dont necessarily want to pay more taxes but there comes a point in time when you either have to cut services or raise taxes. We each do it in budgeting our households. Chad Dylon: Looks like city and county budgets throughout Florida are in trouble. Some are trying to increase taxes. Some are beginning What you had to say ... MY SIDE OF THE MATTERROBERT GERARD COUNTRY FEDERALCREDIT UNION 1.5%APR*Rates as low asFANTASTIC FINANCING AVAILABLE THRU SEPTEMBER 30Get $150 Cash Back* www.countryfcu.com I told them I will not sue my county or my city, he said. Oldcastle originally submitted its application in 2012 but withdrew it after a groundswell of opposition, led primarily by the Baker County Conservation Alliance, seemed to be having some influence with county officials. Meanwhile, the company continued seeking state permits, which they received this spring. One of the main objections critics raised last year was the enormous amount of water Oldcastle originally planned to withdraw from the Floridan Aquifer over a 50-year period. The company thought that argument was rendered moot after a deal was struck with the City of Macclenny a few months ago to use treated wastewater instead of aquifer water. Oldcastle took care of that with the city, Mr. Fish said dur ing the public hearing. This in no way resembles what was before you before (in 2012). In the deal with the city Oldcastle agreed to build a pipeline to carry reclaimed water, which currently is being discharged into Turkey Creek north of Macclenny, to its proposed mining site on DuPont-owned lands that have been mined for years off SR 228 south of I-10. The company also agreed to deed the land to the city after mining operations ceased. The company also agreed to install water and sewer lines dicted would encourage development in that area. approved the venture as something they said would save the city as much as $3 million in the future because, eventually they said, state environmental authorities are going to require the city to stop discharging wastewater into Turkey Creek and start spraying it on open land. However, even after repeated denials of any plans to seek a consumptive use permit to drill into the aquifer in the future, opponents did not let up at all in their mission to kill the mining proposal. Many said they didnt believe Oldcastle and felt that the company would eventually say it needed more water than the 800,000 gallons daily the city could provide and would have to get it from the aquifer. No plans to drill is no plans to drill now, said Mark Broughton, president of the Baker County Conservation Alliance. He said that last year Oldcastle threatened to sue the county if necessary but this year the company changed its strategy to project an image of being a good neighbor in one of the best jobs of corporate seduction Ive ever seen. Marcus Rhoden of West River Circle in Macclenny presented commissioners a petition that he said contained over 2,000 names of residents from all over the county all opposed to sand mining. The city is making you the bad guys here, Mr. Rhoden told commissioners about a half hour before they voted. The four county commissioners who voted against Oldcastle said they didnt think the tradeoff would be advantageous to the community. Oldcastle said the county would reap an estimated $55,000 a year in property taxes and gain six full time jobs at the mine. Commissioner Adam Giddens cast the only vote in favor of the project after he asked County Planning and Zoning Director Ed Preston if the county could put a restriction in the zoning exception prohibiting Oldcastle from ever drawing water from the aquifer. Mr. Preston said the county could do that. On July 18 Mr. Giddens explained in detail why he voted the way he did. The main concern of water being pulled out of the ground had been settled, he said. They werent going to drill a well and we could have stopped them if they wanted to. An accountant and vice president of Giddens Security Co., he further said he believed the argument that Oldcastles agreement with Macclenny would have been good for the countys economy by eventually spurring commercial development south of the I-10/ SR 228 interchange. The bottom line is after listening to both sides of the debate, I felt it was a positive thing, he said. It was good for the community. I didnt base my decision on whether they would appeal it (countys decision) or sue us. City Manager Phil Rhoden said he was asleep when the against Oldcastles request and that he heard about the decision later that morning. He said he wasnt entirely surprised and had a feeling it would go that way based on the rumor mill the past day or two. If the mining application had been approved it would have saved the city at least $1 million, which is what it would have cost Oldcastle to build the pipeline for the city. Now, he said, the city will have to begin making plans to eventually buy land somewhere and pipe the treated wastewater there for land application once DEP says it can no longer go into Turkey Creek. We expect our permit to be Rhoden said, adding, though, that DEP wants to see us working toward getting it out of Turkey Creek. State environmental authorities have told the city that eventually new standards will be enacted that would no longer permit the to drinking water standards, to be discharged into the creek. Even though it is not considered hazardous to humans it fauna in the creek, Mr. Rhoden said. F rom page 1questioned Mr. Tyson, and during a routine search found a pre scription bottle with Xanax, an anti-anxiety drug, and Norco pain relief pills. Mr. Tyson was booked for felony possession. Both he and Ms. Tyson have lengthy criminal records for drug and felony property crimes. The child was released to a grandmother. F rom page 1Infant le in hot sun ey werent going to drill a well and we could have stopped them if they wanted to.Commissioner Adam Giddensknown as Southern States Nursery, presently is zoned for medium density housing for a subdivision plan that was abandoned after the onset of the Great Reces sion in 2008. According to Mr. Broughtons application the top of the highest tower, 68 feet, will not be visible from the perimeter of any nearby properties due to vegetative cover, so no riders will be able to see people in their back yards. The park will have no electrical lighting and, thus, will only be open from around 9 am to 6 or 7 pm Tuesday through Saturday and every Sunday after church, Mr. Broughton said. He said he will hire engineers and other people experienced at building zip line facilities to ensure the structures meet high safety standards. Riders will have to be at least 18 years old unless accompanied by an adult. Mr. Broughton said he discovered the allure of zip lining during a family vacation to an aerial ad venture park in North Carolina. When his young son completed citedly told his mom and dad, I can do anything! Mr. Broughton said thats when he began thinking hed like to build a park so folks in Baker and other Northeast Flor ida counties could experience the same thing closer to home. He recently completed the construction of three towers, each connected by steel zip lines, on his front pasture for the family to enjoy on their property off Mud Lake Road. He invited this reporter and Joel Addington, managing editor of The Baker County Press, to harness up and ride the zip lines themselves to experience the thrill of hanging in mid-air slid ing down a cable while holding ones knees as close to ones chest as possible. It was an exhilarating, thrilling and somewhat physically de manding adventure that begs to be repeated. F rom page 1 to cut services and eliminate jobs. Based on some of the information I have been reading, tax based rev enues that counties and cities de pend on to operate are in decline and have been declining for the last few years. Property taxes? Remember all of those amendments that Floridians voted for to reduce property taxes among other things over the last few years? Seems they are nally doing exactly that, reducing taxes. While I agree with the need to trim budgets and cut spending, maybe we need to also consider that this is the reason counties and cities are struggling to make ends meet. Misty Griffis: Arent we taxed enough? I will vote everyone out who votes yes for any tax increases! Period! I hope they read this stu! They botched the sand mining thing now we have to pay for it. Janet Rigney: Raise taxes for what? To live on a dirt road that washes out in the rain and the guy that grades it messes it up more. Please this is 2013, pave the roads. Danny Norton: It may be time for the county and the city to start looking at the budget for cutting or spending more wisely. The city did privatize garbage service for a sav ings, so there are ways to save money but they are hard decisions. Raising taxes always seems to be the easy way to balance budget. Wayne Stewart: Please, please. I cant aord anymore. What can we sell to raise more cash? Rivkah Kay: Maybe taxes on liquor and cigarettes should be raised. Richard Clark: It simply baffles me why anyone votes to reelect an incumbent for any oce. If you dont get rid of the career politicians, you will never get rid of the problem. The voters have all the power and dont know how to use it. Lynne Bolen: Oh, but hadnt you heard, the economy is getting better ... yeah right. Bobbie Dyal: Not happy!!! Nick Mercorella: I recently moved from a place that had a state, city and school district income taxes. The city and school taxes were on the ballot. I was always amazed at how many people would vote for tax increases! Walter Kelly Crews: You are joking right? Baker County as a whole is in this position because of incompetent mismanagement of funds. 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With compassion and grace we offer cardiovascular diagnostic and therapeutic services from highly skilled medical professionals. Its our job to provide seless treatment to all who seek our expertise with an unwavering standard of innovation, care and compassion because every day should be a victory.SERVING MO S T REGIONAL HO S PITALS725 S. 6th Street, Macclenny, FL 32063 FCCI_BakerCounty.indd 1 6/10/13 3:36 PM NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARINGThe Baker County School District will soon consider a budget for 2013-2014. A public hearing to make a DECISION on the budget AND TAXES will be held on: JULY 29, 2013 5:15 PM AT THE BAKER COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD MEETING ROOM 270 SOUTH BOULEVARD EAST MACCLENNY, FLORIDA BUDGET SUMMARY THE PROPOSED OPERATING BUDGET EXPENDITURES OF BAKER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT ARE 8.3 PERCENT MORE THAN LAST YEARS TOTAL OPERATING EXPENDITURES. FISCAL YEAR 2013 2014PROPOSED MILLAGE LEVIES SUBJECT TO 10-MILL CAP: Required Local Effort 5.109 Basic Discretionary Capital Outlay 1.500 Basic Discretionary Operating 0.748 Total Millage 7.357 ESTIMATED REVENUES: GENERAL FUND SPECIAL REVENUE DEBT SERVICE CAPITAL PROJECTS TOTAL ALL FUNDSFederal sources 355,000 4,473,833 4,828,833 State sources 28,560,186 28,350 114,500 55,000 28,758,036 Local sources 4,843,853 590,000 10,000 1,306,249 6,750,102 TOTAL SOURCES $33,759,039 $5,092,183 $124,500 $1,361,249 $40,336,971 Transfers In 164,411 164,411 Fund Balances/Reserves/Net Assets 6,528,257 769,900 1,240,745 1,768,351 10,307,253 TOTAL REVENUES, TRANSFERS & BALANCES $40,287,296 $5,862,083 $1,529,656 $3,129,600 $50,808,635 EXPENDITURESInstruction 21,256,904 1,368,382 22,625,286 Pupil Personnel Services 1,912,375 297,225 2,209,600 Instructional Media Services 670,478 1,200 671,678 Instructional and Curriculum Development Services 671,190 417,809 1,088,999 Instructional Staff Training Services 168,851 615,150 784,001 Instruction Related Technology 255,643 255,643 School Board 546,590 546,590 General Administration 331,559 76,348 407,907 School Administration 2,163,993 2,163,993 Facilities Acquisition and Construction 43,750 1,990,000 2,033,750 Fiscal Services 675,200 675,200 Food Services 12,230 2,487,300 2,499,530 Central Services 522,028 41,300 563,328 Pupil Transportation Services 2,528,806 77,419 520,000 3,126,225 Operation of Plant 3,863,904 3,863,904 Maintenance of Plant 1,100,492 1,100,492 Administrative Technology Services 650,940 650,940 Community Services 242,860 242,860 Debt Services 586,667 114,500 260,000 961,167 TOTAL EXPENDITURES $38,204,460 $5,382,133 $114,500 $2,770,000 $46,471,093 Transfers Out 164,411 164,411 Fund Balances/Reserves/Net Assets 2,082,836 479,950 1,415,156 195,189 4,173,131 TOTAL APPROPRIATED EXPENDITURES TRANSFERS, RESERVES & BALANCES $40,287,296 $5,862,083 $1,529,656 $3,129,600 $50,808,635 NOTICE OF TAX FOR SCHOOL CAPITAL OUTLAYThe Baker County School District will soon consider a measure to impose a 1.50 mill property tax for the capital outlay projects listed herein. The tax is in addition to the school boards proposed tax of 5.857 mills for operating expenses and is proposed solely at the discretion of the school board. The Capital Outlay tax will generate approximately $1,206,249 to be used for the following projects: CONSTRUCTION AND REMODELING New Classroom Construction County Wide Remodeling Physical Facilities County Wide Covered Walkways and Paving MAINTENANCE RENOVATION AND REPAIRS Roof and HVAC Repairs County Wide County Wide Carpet and Floor Covering Replacement MOTOR VEHICLE PURCHASES Purchase of Five (5) School Buses, Vans and Maintenance Vehicles NEW AND REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT AND ENTERPRISE SOFTWARE Furniture and Equipment County Wide Telephone/Intercom System/Wireless Communication System Fire/Security System Enterprise Technology PAYMENTS FOR EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES AND SITES DUE UNDER A LEASE-PURCHASE AGREEMENT Pre-K Kindergarten Center PAYMENT OF LOANS APPROVED PURSUANT TO SS. 1011.14 AND 1011.15, F.S. PAYMENT OF COSTS OF COMPLIANCE WITH ENVIRONMENTAL STATUTES AND REGULATIONS Removal of Hazardous Waste PAYMENT OF PREMIUMS FOR PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE NECESSARY TO INSURE THE EDUCATIONAL AND ANCILLARY PLANTS OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT PAYMENT OF COSTS OF LEASING RELOCATABLE EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES Rental of Portables County Wide All concerned citizens are invited to a public hearing to be held on July 29, 2013, 5:15 PM at the School Board meeting room, 270 South Boulevard East, Macclenny, Florida. A DECISION on the proposed CAPITAL OUTLAY TAX will be made at this hearing. BATON TWIRLING!Come experience the fun and excitement of Baton Twirling from the very best! BATON TWIRLING! The All-American Twirling Academy includes Baker County Middle/High School instructor among others! ATA 2013 Huge Success!7 State Team Titles Thursday, September 5 @ 4:30 p.m. in the Keller Intermediate Gymnasium PIANO LESSONSExperienced teacher accepting piano and organ students. Lessons in Macclenny & Maxville. All ages welcome.Call 904-289-9602 Visit us online at www.integrityhealth.org MIKE ANDERSON PRESS ST AFF Baker County commissioners are half a million dollars closer to reaching a balanced budget October 1. But that still leaves a raising revenue or cutting ex penses. The latest preliminary projections presented to commissioners at a budget workshop on July 16 showed a $2,008,081 million imbalance between total estimated revenue and expenses in the countys upcoming operating budget. That contrasted with a $2,527,666 projected funding gap two weeks earlier. Total revenue in County Manager C.J. Thompsons projected budget is now estimated at $22,014,027, some $147,459 higher than the previous estimate on July 2, while total anticipated expenses of $24,022,108 were trimmed from $24,394,234. The current property tax rate, or millage, is 7.1495, which works out to about $7.15 for ev ery $1,000 of assessed valuation. One bit of good news, the county manager noted, is that property values have risen slightly so that the same rate will actually produce .74 percent more revenue next year. Mr. Thompson said he also was exploring other ideas to save money, including changing shifts from 24 hours to 12 hours in the Emergency Medical Services de partment, whose budget proposal went up about 7 percent. Cutting the shift in half, Mr. Thompson said, would eliminate the need for housing medical per sonnel and also would ensure less fatigue. In his original budget proposal Mr. Thompson included $7,530,150 for the countys general operating fund, a 9.17 per cent increase over the previous year. By the time he submitted his revised budget on July 16 he had cut that amount to $7,152,186, which he said was only a 3.69 per cent increase. The vast majority is for re tirement and insurance cost increases, he said. Most of the spending reductions were made in small amounts in various departments. But one cost saving measure eliminated the entire grants de partment, which consisted of employee Maurice Postal, to save $51,202. Commissioners vowed to continue seeking ways to reduce the budget to avoid a tax hike and cers the sheriff, clerk of court, tax collector, property appraiser and elections supervisor to join in the effort. We have over a $2 million shortfall that weve got to come up with, said Commissioner James Croft, who has been a leading advocate for making drastic cuts in expenditures instead of raising tax rates or using dwindling reWere looking at (possibly) losing people to cut expenses, he said. Expenditure cuts, dipping into reserves or raising taxes are the only real options we have. I support more of the cuts than raising taxes That hits John Q. Public. Mr. Croft then told a par able about a man who used to put a big gob of toothpaste on his toothbrush until he fell on hard times and learned he could get just as good a brushing with less toothpaste. Sometimes, he said, you find out that you can do with less than you thought you could. Its time county government reached that realization, as well, he said. Commissioner Adam Giddens suggested one way the county could save money is by requiring new employees hired after October 1 to pay for the cost of family health insurance coverage provided by the county. The county now pays roughly $500 a month for employee health insurance and $1,000 for family coverage. Under new health insurance rates, the employee share rises to $590 monthly and about $1,500 for family coverage. that as an option, Mr. Thompson said. Not all commissioners sup ported the proposal, however. I think $1,000 a month is a little drastic. I dont think they could afford it, said Commissioner Gordon Crews. Sheriff Joey Dobson suggest ed a compromise. Instead of making employees pay the entire additional cost for family coverage, he said the county could at least cut it in half or something. The next budget workshop was scheduled to begin at 3 pm on August 5, two hours prior to the next regular commission meeting. Thats when the board will establish the tentative tax rate for next year. Following the workshop comlar board meeting and agreed, at the sheriffs suggestion, to send letters to state lawmakers and state transportation authorities Interstate 10/US 90 interchange in Sanderson, where a number resulting in the loss of lives. or at least a blinking signal, Sheriff Dobson said, adding that he had gone to the scene of a recent collision there that took two lives and injured a child. He said the I-10/US 90 intersection is among the most dan gerous in the county, mainly be cause many motorists do not stop at stop signs. In other business, the board: county manager on his efforts to impose a spending freeze on non-essential items. Mr. Thomp$60,000 to $65,000 that could be frozen between now and the ber 30. Were just trying to do every thing we can to hold back spending, Mr. Croft said. The board told Mr. Thompson to implement the freeze up to $3,500 per item but to bring any others above that amount to the board for approval.MIKE ANDERSON PRESS ST AFF county commissions workshop last week, board members mainly took aim at the sheriffs budget, which has grown from $4.1 million in 200304 to $8,050,258 in the current year. Brian Bishop, the sheriffs administrative chief, said health insurance rates were pretty brutal this time, particularly for special risk employees, and that the department will be required to make increased contributions to employee retirement plans. Other costs have also increased, including bailiffs at the courthouse whose workloads have increased due to higher case loads, especially foreclosures and child support cases, and health care for inmates, Sheriff Dobson said. He said inmate medical expenses shot through the roof last year, exceeding his normal $150,000 budget for inmate medical care by $121,000. We had some serious illnesses last year, Mr. Bishop said. Its never been this much money. The federal government pays all the health care costs for federal de tainees, but the county is on the hook for all other inmates. But when the sheriff and Mr. Bishop said they were counting on the county to re imburse the department for the $121,000 over the budgeted amount, commissioners balked. It doesnt seem fair, Commissioner Giddens said, adding that the county paid the $150,000 allotted for inmate care last year and now is being asked to pay more because medical costs went up. Thats not our responsibility. The original contract with the Baker Correctional Development Corporation did not stipulate that the county would pay for excess medical expenses above $150,000 a year and commissioners said thats what they intend to rely on. It should have been clearly stipulated in the contract, Commissioner Jimmy Anderson said. Mr. Bishop conceded that the contract does not contain a clause for reimbursement of excess medical expenses for inmates, which may have been an oversight. I didnt write the contract, he said. If I had, it would be in much greater detail. could be made, but he made no promises.BAKER C OUNTY C OMMISSION CIR CUIT C OURT 0.0 $0.5 $1.0 $1.5 $2.0 $2.5 $3.0 Mid-July Early July Late JuneBudget Defecit Decrease Board signaling for cuts to sheri budget A judge earlier this week dismissed a criminal case against a Macclenny woman on the basis of Floridas Stand Your Ground statute. Heather McDonald of Macclenny had been last December at Winn-Dixie also involving Lisa Meister, 36, of Macclenny. Assistant Public Defender Julie Johnson argued during a hearing the morning of July 22 that Ms. McDonald feared for her safety as she was accosted by Ms. Meister the afternoon of December 2 near the meat department. The defendant was shopping with a daughter at the time. Ms. Meister, who has a criminal record that in cludes domestic violence involving one of her chil dren, confronted the defendant screaming and yelling, according to a police report of the incident. Ms. McDonald initially walked away from her, said a witness, and Ms. Meister continued to yell as she again confronted her and struck her. The combatants then engaged each other and fell ness. Ms. Meister was treated at Fraser Hospital for a laceration to her mouth. that Ms. Meister continued to lunge at Ms. McDonald after the two were separated, and the defendant reasonably believed that the force was necessary to defend herself against Ms. Meisters imminent use of unlawful force. ly in the recent trial of George Zimmerman for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in central Florida, a case that drew international attention and remains at the center of protests over his acquittal by a jury of six women. Mondays hearing was before County Judge Joey Williams with John Nilon representing the prosecution. Ms. Meister was placed on a six-month probation for disorderly conduct, a sentence that expired late last month. She was once married to Ms. Johnsons husband Dale. A Glen St. Mary man pleaded no contest in circuit court on July 16 to operating a meth lab off Clete Harvey Rd. and drew a 20-month prison term. Daniel Booth, 29, entered the pleas to manufacturing meth, possession with intent to sell, possession of drug paraphernalia and attempting to bring contraband into county jail. The state dropped counts of having ingredients for meth, possessing paraphernalia for storage and a second contraband count. Deputies accompanied an employee from the De partment of Children and Families to Mr. Booths residence on March 10 to investigate a hot line report that a meth lab was operating on the property with a young child present. When they arrived, they saw ished product were found in a subsequent warrant search. The defendants girlfriend Kaylyn Adams was present on the property but was not charged. In a second case that drew a prison term that day, David Manucy Jr. was given 237 days credit off a two-year sentence after he admitted to violating probation he received for drug and property crimes in 2009 and 2010. Court records show that Mr. Manucy, 32, of Sanderson violated probation in April with an arrest for petty theft. He also failed to make a court appearance in June. In other cases, Judge Mark Moseley ordered Brittni Sayles, 24, of Maxville to serve 30 months on probation and do 50 hours of community service following her no contest plea to felony criminal mischief. Ms. Sayles and two others were charged with stealing air conditioning units from behind the First Baptist Church in Glen St. Mary in July, 2011. The state dropped a grand theft charge, and the co-defendants are ordered to pay $20,500 restitution. Macclenny will be on probation 42 months after pleading no con test to unemployment compensation fraud. Court records indicate the defendant bilked the state out of $7885 between September, 2009 and May, 2010 by claiming he was jobless while he was at the same time working for a construction company. Mr. Barron has to repay the state as part of his sentence. ton Fortner, 36, on drug offender probation after he admitted violating terms of an earlier one stemming from a trio of drug charges in 2010. If he violates again, the judge vowed to send him to prison for 15 years. get credit for 151 days already in county jail after admitting to violating probation for grand theft and resisting arrest in 2011. His new sentence is 330 days. pleaded no contest to possessing methamphetamine and par aphernalia and will be on drug offender probation three years. The judge allowed 50 days already served in jail as part of the sentence. A warrant was issued to Keith Lamar Taylor, who failed to keep a case management court date for possession of cocaine and marijuana. Several defendants were sentenced in circuit court earlier this month, including Demetria Dinkins, who admitted to violating probation for battery and criminal mischief in 2011. She got credit for 33 days off a 120-day jail sentence. ed no contest to possession of a discharging a firearm in public. Judge Moseley ordered a 24-month probation following completion of a six-month jail term. The state dropped a charge of aggravated assault. violating probation for a pair of drug offenses in 2009, and will serve six months in county jail. Daniel BoothFighting case dismissed We publish obituaries & picturesFREE!Thank you $6.00 (for 50 words) Check it out...www.bakercountypress.com Spend 75 to buy T B C P &SAVE OVER $100/WEEK! Press Ad Deadline: Monday 5:00 PM
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Baker Countys labor force, ment or seeking employment, grew by 78 between May and June to 12,731 people, or roughly 47 percent of the population, estimates from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics show. Only three people were added to the job rolls in June, and those without jobs increased by 75 to 876 people, however. A similar trend can be seen around the state and nationally. Florida began the year with an 8 percent jobless rate for January, before the rate dipped to 6.8 percent in April and then rose to 7 percent in June. The country began the year at 8.5 percent, fell to 7.1 percent by April and moved back up to 7.8 percent last month. Baker County has seen lower unemployment in 2013 but ex perienced the same spring-time low. Last April Baker Countys unemployment rate hit 6.2 percent, the lowest monthly tally since October 2008, about the time the Great Recession began. In June, the latest month for which local employment data is available, Putnam County remained the place with the highest unemployment rate in the region at 9.7 percent. St. Johns County had the lowest at 5.6 percent. Last month professional and business service jobs showed the most year-over-year growth (up 8900 jobs) in the region, followed by trade, transportation and utilities (up 3200 jobs); mining, logging and construction (up 1800 jobs); leisure and hospital1300 jobs) and education and health services (up 100 jobs), according to estimates from WorkSource. Government, manufacturing and information services posted year-over-year job losses. The most came from government, which lost an estimated 1300 jobs in the region. Housing driving jobs A rebound in the housing market nationally has put downward pressure on unemployment this year, Mr. Mason and other economists say. There are few signs of progress here, however. Homes sales in the Macclenny area were up 38 percent in May compared to the previous year, according to real estate data agalso reported a month-to-month drop of 27 percent from April. The median sale price for a non-distressed home in Macclenny was $85,000 in May, the were available. That represents a roughly 32 percent decline from year. The median price on a fore closed home in the Macclenny zip code was $73,500 in May, or The real estate picture was somewhat bleaker in Glen St. Marys zip code. Sales there for May were down by 71 percent from the previous month and by 78 percent compared to the previous year. The median sale price for a non-distressed home, however, hit its highest point this year in May at $76,950. Foreclosures county wide surged last year and they remain on the same pace this year. There have been 92 foreclothe beginning of the year, compared to 105 during the same pe riod last year. 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 June May April March February January 7.1%7.3%6.6%6.2%6.3%6.9%Baker County 2013 Unemployment Rate Local jobless rate climbs againHousing sales areoscillatingJOEL ADDINGTON N E WS EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.orgLast week the Baker County School Board instituted new, stricter policies on spending with district-issued credit cards that should curtail unauthorized or poorly documented purchases. The boards unanimous vote to approve the after Ryan Sulkowski, the Wildcats head football coach, used a district credit card to pay for dinner and alcohol at Whiteys Fish Camp following a weight lifting meet in Fleming Island. Coach Sulkowski was suspended without pay for 10 days by Superintendent Sherrie Raulerson and made a public apology to the school board in April. We had a credit card purchasing policy needed to be, said Cathy Golon, the districts nutrition and procurement director. She declined to comment on what prompted the changes, however. Mrs. Raulerson, when asked if the coachs misuse of his credit card prompted the changes, said after reviewing the existing policy, pressed about what prompted the review, the superintendent said district policies and procedures are continually under review for improvement and changes as needed. Nonetheless, 10 pages were added to the school boards purchasing procedures to address how teachers, coaches and other school district employees secure the credit cards, as well as record keeping requirements and exactly what may and may not be purchased with the cards. Ms. Golon said minor revisions were made elsewhere in the 21-page document that per tains to bidding, warehouse and purchasing policies district wide. Violation of the policies can result in termination or other disciplinary action, including the loss of purchasing card privileges. Under the revised policy, employees must form documenting what will be bought, how much it will cost, the reason for the purchase and to which department, fund or project the purchase should be billed. If the request is approved, employees must sign an acceptance form to be given the card, and they must return the card with itemized receipts of purchases on a daily basis. By signing the form, employees agree to reconcile transactions within 72 hours and at test they understand the card cannot be used for personal purchases, that they are personally responsible for all charges made with the card and that violating the policy, including documentation requirements, will result in punishment. Bookkeepers and principals at the respective schools are responsible for managing the credit cards with oversight from the district The new policy mandates that cardholders be prepared to demonstrate purchases are It also explicitly prohibits buying alcohol and tobacco products, meals, entertainment, phone calls and gift cards (unless used as door among others. The rule against purchasing meals peaked the interest of school board member Artie Burnett, who asked if the ban extended to per diem spending on meals. Finance chief Marcelle Richardson clarimust pay for meals out-of-pocket when traveling on school business. They then receive a of the travel, she said. Member Patricia Weeks wondered about plans for faculty training in the long term. My big concern, and I know principals and cardholders will be trained on this, is 13 years down the road, and there are no issues, people will forget, said Mrs. Weeks. It will be an annual training, interjected the superintendent. The board had no other discussion regarding the new policy before passing it 5-0. In other news that evening: some positive testing and graduation data. He said reading proficiency has nearly doubled in eight years. Only 30 percent of high school students were reading on grade level in 2005, but 55 percent of ninth graders and 60 percent of tenth graders did so last year. Mr. Hill attributes the gains to a multiyear effort to boost attendance, which rose to 93.2 percent last year. Absences, meanwhile, plummeted 44.6 percent in one year. Also noted was the 1.8 percent rise in ACT composite scores between 2010 and 2012 compared to the .3 percent increase statewide. Weve really closed the gap on the ACT, the principal told board members. Turning to graduation rates, Mr. Hill said the formula used to calculate graduation has changed since 2010, when the graduation rate was 64.5 percent. But using the same formula, he said, the rate jumped to 72.8 percent in 2012. Were not where we want to be, but were headed to where we want to be, said Mr. Hill. with auditor Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC. The $11,500. Coast Workforce Development for in-school and out-of-school youth education programs serving low-income individuals between 14 Tighter credit card controls Criminal complaints for doan estranged couple following an argument that turned physical in front of a residence on Cottontail Lane near Glen St. Mary early on July 21. Deputy Randy Davis said Tiffany Edge, 20, and ex-boyfriend Gary Crews, 26, of Macclenny events that morning just after 3 am. Ms. Edge, who resides at the address, said Mr. Crews came to the back door and awakened her and boyfriend Brandon Lucas, 23. Ms. Edge said the ex-boyfriend broke the door glass by continually pounding it, and he entered heading to the bedroom where Mr. Lucas threatened him with a gun. He returned outside where Ms. Edge claims he pulled her to the ground, yelling and poking at her, and when she threatened to call police he snatched her cellphone and tossed into nearby woods. Mr. Crews countered that he was attacked by Ms. Edge when he exited the residence, a version that was similar to those given later by two of his friends who had driven to the address with him. The ex-boyfriend was also named in a complaint for criminal mischief. In other complaints for domestic violence, a 37-year-old male from Macclenny was arrested July 18 by Deputy Koty Crews with striking his daughter, 17, at two locations early that morning. The girl told Deputy Tony Norman her father struck her in the face with an open hand after accusing her of being disrespectful. He allegedly did so again after taking her to the address of an acquaintance on Jim Starling Rd., and then shoved her through the front door from a porch while calling her an obscene name. filed a complaint against a 17-year-old Macclenny girl for striking her step-mother at a residence on Blair St. the morning of July 15. The victim, 32, said the accused punched her in the face during an argument over where the teen would be staying. She also allegedly punched two picture frames, cutting her hand. The childs grandmother was present and separated the two. named in a complaint for multiple violations of a domestic violence protection order for telephoning her daughter, 17, at a residence on Islamorada in Macclenny between July 7-15. The protective order banned Ms. Vega from contacting her estranged husband and several children. Deputy Robert Simpkins report notes that phone records indicate 29 calls during that time period beginning when Ms. Vega was released from jail. She was living in Jacksonville cer contacted her about the calls, some of which she claimed were from her husband Gabriel. She also claimed the family went to a restaurant together in Jacksonville during that period. 48, was named in a similar complaint by Deputy Chad Montean for leaving a voice message on the phone of Scott Austin, 44, the afternoon of July 18. A Macclenny man stopped by a county deputy the morning of July 17 because he was a known charged with felony possession of marijuana with intent to sell and possession of drug sale paraphernalia. Deputy Koty Crews said he stopped an eastbound vehicle on Woodlawn Rd. about 10:30 and was aware that Thomas Akridge Jr., 24, had a revoked license as an habitual offender. A subsequent vehicle search of his Chevrolet pickup turned up a small amount of pot in a pill vial, 28 small baggies and a digital pocket scale. In a similar arrest, Deputy Ben Anderson arrested Adam Posey, 23, of Port Orange, FL early on July 18 after stopping his vehicle on Interstate 10 near Glen St. Mary. Sgt. Anderson said he observed the suspects 2009 Pontiac approaching from the west at a high speed and clocked it at 80 mph when it passed his patrol vehicle about 1:40 am. marijuana coming from the inte rior, and a vehicle search yielded a pair of vacuum-seal bags, a glass smoking pipe, two weighing scales and an envelope with $2135 cash. The sheriffs department K-9 Blitz later detected the odor of narcotics on the envelope and the money was seized as evidence. Mr. Posey was also charged with driving on a license with three suspensions for failure to this one with 20 license suspen stop on Woodlawn Rd. in the late morning of July 21. Deputy Matt Riegel said he was aware of the habitual of fender status of Kenneth Barron III, 23, of Macclenny when he stopped his 2004 Chevrolet for having excessively tinted windows. The suspensions were for violations ranging from drunk driving to racing, drug possession Tammy Mullner, 33, after spotting her driving a 2000 Honda on US 90 east of Macclenny at 6 am on July 16. that Ms. Mullners license had been suspended after she refused to submit to a blood or urine test back in June.Had pot, sale-related items Policies and procedures are continually under review for improvement and changes as needed.Superintendent Sherrie RaulersonResponding to whether the credit card policy changes were prompted by football coach Ryan Sulkowskis alcohol purchase at Whiteys.and 21 years old in need of reme diation or a GED. The contracts total about $450,000. granted for Wildcat cheerleaders to attend a varsity football game in Kingsland on August 30 and a junior varsity football game in Folkston on September 26.DONT Trash It, Sell It.Why send that sofa to the dump? 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ursday, July 25, 2013 T B C P Page 9 Page 8 T B C P ursday, July 25, 2013The Baker County Press won 11 awards in the Florida Press Associations 2012 Better Weekly Newspaper Contest, including its cellence, on July 18 in Orlando. The newspaper competed in the under 7000 circulation division of the contest and took home eight first place honors in addition to second place and third place awards. Press photographer Jud Johnson was recognized with first places in the sports and portfolio photography categories. The winning image in the former category was that of Wildcat football player Corey Lawler mid-air while leaping over other players. Amazing photo. And I dont even like football, commented the judge. I dont think one could have even staged a better photo. Composition is perfect. You can feel the player flying through the air. And the intensity of his expression ... priceless. Bravo. Mr. Johnsons portfolio of resenting his best work from the 2012 calendar year, won first place and received the Robert J. Ellison Memorial Award worth $250 in prize money. Photos were submitted from his coverage of homecoming, the Olustee Battle re-enactment, Little League opening day and two football game photos, including the one of Mr. Lawler. The memorial award is named after the late University of Florida alumni Robert Jackson Elli son, who captured images of the Civil Rights marches in the South and later the Vietnam War. He was killed in 1968 when the cargo plane he and U.S. Marines were inside was shot down. Mr. Johnson and Press managing editor Joel Addington won the top award for a photo spread from the 2012 Olustee Battle reenactment. This entry was head and shoulders above the rest. The cavalry photo is blazing with color and action its so alive, reads a judges comments. Mr. Addingtons portfolio submission garnered third place and featured images from various school events. You let the reader feel like hes there, wrote a judge. Details are what make life dynamic and this photography captures them exquisitely. He also secured first place honors in the spot news photo category for a image of a young boy being unloaded from an ambulance after being burned. Press advertising director and graphic designer Jessica Prevatt teamed up with Mr. Addington the information graphic category. The winning entry showcased how proposed assessments for emergency medical services benMr. Addington and Press reporter Mike Anderson shared the government reporting category for their coverage of the failed medical waste incinerator project proposed last year near the Walmart Distribution Center. This newspaper ... does a lot of things right. This series was well-researched, well-written, incorporated a lot of the reporters memory muscle from previous stories, and, was presented beautifully with graphics, photos and page placement, a judge wrote. Press publisher Jim McGauley his in the serious column cat egory. Mr. McGauley argued in the piece against the use of the term African-American to describe the race of black people. Moving position of what I had not seen or read prior, commented a judge. I felt it took courage to write this, it was well written and well thought out. Bob Gerard, Press columnist, was handed second place in the humorous column category for his tale about Speedy, his familys pet turtle. Press cartoonist Ed Hall won cartoon category, just weeks after shine State Awards on July 13 in Miami and presented by The South Florida Chapter of The Society of Professional Journalists. After 15 years of second and State Award, he said. The award was for a portfolio of cartoons. Anderson Quality ROOFING Metal & Shingle Reroofs & Roof Repairs Your hometown contractor! LIC.#RC00670032593300IN GOD WE TRUST.LICENSED & INSUREDLIC.#RB0067070LLC Requests for Proposals Request for Proposals will be received by the Baker County Board of Commissioners from qualied insurance companies who may offer comprehensive group medical coverage to the Board of Commissions employees. Specications are available from our benet broker MondayFriday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM by contacting 904-287-0848 x10 or emailing wendy@ owenservices.com. The deadline for proposals is Monday, July 29th. THE COUNTY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REJECT ANY OR ALL PROPOSALS. 7/18-25c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 02-2012-CA-000082 EVERBANK, PLAINTIFF(S), VS. ROBERT P. JONES, JR. ALSO KNOWN AS ROBERT P. JONES A/K/A ROBERT JONES, JR. A/K/A ROBERT JONES, THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ROBERT P. JONES, JR. ALSO KNOWN AS ROBERT P. JONES A/K/A ROBERT JONES, JR. A/K/A ROBERT JONES, CYPRESS POINTE OF MACCLENNY HOMEWONERS ASSOCIATION, INC., STACY S. JONES, ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, TENANT # 1 AND TENANT # 2 DEFENDANT(S). ________________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 18, 2013, and entered in Case No. 02-2012-CA-000082 of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Baker County, Florida in which Evergreen Bank is the Plaintiff and Robert P. Jones, Jr. also Known as Robert P. Jones A/K/A Robert Jones, Jr. A/K/A Robert Jones; Stacy S. Jones and Cypress Pointe of Macclenny Homeowners Association, Inc., are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash. ALL SALES WILL BE HELD AT THE FRONT DOOR OF THE COURTHOUSE, 339 E. MACCLENNY AVE., MACCLENNY, FL 32063. THE SUCCESSFUL BIDDER MUST PAY AT LEAST 5% OF THE SUCCESSFUL BID BY CASH OR CASHIERS CHECK AT THE TIME OF THE SALE. THE REMAINING BID AMOUNT MUST BE TENDERED BY 4:00PM ON THE DAY OF THE SALE BY CASH OR CASHIERS CHECK ONLY., Baker County, Florida at 11:00AM on the 27th day of August 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 47, CYPRESS POINTE, UNIT L, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 90 THROUGH 92, INCLUSIVE, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA Property address: 405 ISLAMORADA DRIVE SOUTH, MACCKENNNY, FL. 320624222 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 18th day of July, 2013. Al Fraser Clerk of th Circuit Court Baker County, FLorida By: Julie B. Combs Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (813) 221-4743 (813) 221-9171 facsimile eService: HYPERLINK mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com If you are a person with a disability who needs any accomodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Persons with a disability who need any accomodation in order to participate should call Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinatory, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352)337-6237 within two (2) working days of receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired, please call 1-800-955-8771; if you are voice impaired, please call 1-800-955-8770. 7/25-8/1c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 2012-CA-000026 PNC BANK NA, Plaintiff, vs. BOBBY HIGHSMITH and BOBBY HIGHSMITH, et.al. Defendant(s). _________________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 11, 2013, and entered in 2012-CA-000026 of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Baker County, Florida, wherein PNC BANK NA, is the Plaintiff and BOBBY HIGHSMITH; LYNN M. HIGHSMITH are the Defendant(s). Al Fraiser as the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, the Front Lobby 339 East MacClenny Ave., MacClenny, FL 32063, at 11:00 AM on August 27, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 1, FRANK COMBS CIRCLE ESTATES ACCORDING TO THE PLAT RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2 AT PAGES 89 AND 90 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS A PERMANENT FIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO, DESCRIBED AS 2003 FLEETWOOD DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER GAEL334A/B761004C21. A/K/A 20739 GODS ACRE LN, SANDERSON, FL 32087-3075 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 18th day of July, 2013. Al Fraiser As Clerk of the Court By: Tabitha Wilson As Deputy Clerk Robertson, Anschutz & Schneid, P.L., Attorneys for Plaintiff 6409 Congress Avenue, Suite 100, Boca Raton, FL 33487 Telephone: 561-241-6901 Fax: 561-241-9181 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 East University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notication if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired call 711. 7/25-8/1c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 02-2012-CA-000008 SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC. Plaintiff, v. ARIELLE OWENS; ERIC OWENS; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S), WHO (IS/ARE) NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, SPOUSES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; SUNTRUST BANK Defendants. ________________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 10, 2013, in this cause, I will sell the property situated in BAKER County, Florida, described as: LOT 14, OF LEWIS SUBDIVISION AS PER PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 20, PAGE 179 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, SAID LANDS ALSO KNOWN AS: A PART OF THE SW 1/4 OF SECTION 32, TOWNSHIP 2 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 16 OF LEWIS SUBDIVISION AS RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 20, PAGE 179 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND RUN EAST ALONG THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF LEWIS STREET, 230.00 FEET TO THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 14 FOR A POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE EAST ALONG SAID SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE 115.00 FEET, TO THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 14 THENCE S 00 DEGREES 3 MINUTES 10 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID LOT 14, A DISTANCE OF 276.22 FEET TO A POINT ON THE NORTH RIGHTOF-WAY LINE OF COUNTY ROAD NO. 23-A; THENCE S 88 DEGRESS 17 MINUTES 56 SECONDS W, ALONG SAID NORTH RIGHTOF-WAY LINE, 115.05 FEET TO A POINT ON THE WEST LINE OF SAID LOT 14; THENCE N 00 DEGRESS 2 MINUTES 10 SECONDS E, ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID LOT 14, A DISTANCE OF 276.46 FEET TO THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 14 AND THE POINT OF BEGINNING. CONTAINING 0.72 ACRES, MORE OR LESS. a/k/a 506 LEWIS ST., MACCLENNY, FL 32063-2642 at public sale on August 28, 2013, at eleven o`clock a.m., at the front door of the Baker County Courthouse, 339 E. Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, FL 32063, to the highest bidder for cash, except as prescribed in paragraph 4, in accordance with Section 45.031, Florida Statutes. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at McClenny, Florida, this 19th day of July, 2013. Al Fraser Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Julie B. Combs Deputy Clerk DOUGLAS C. ZAHM, P.A.. 12425 28th Street North, Suite 200 St. Petersburg, FL 33716 (727) 536-4911 phone / (727) 539-1094 fax IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES NEEDING A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING SHOULD CONTACT COURT ADMINISTRATION, AT BAKER COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 339 EAST MACCLENNY AVE., MACCLENNY, FL 32063, TELEPHONE 904-259-8113, NOT LATER THAN (7) DAYS PRIOR TO THE PROCEEDING. IF HEARING IMPAIRED, TDD 1-800-955-8771, OR VOICE (V) 1-800-955-8770, VIA FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE. 7/25-8/1c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 2010 CA 000143 BENEFICIAL FLORIDA, INC., Plaintiff, vs. JEFFREY W. BROWN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JEFFREY W. BROWN; JENNIFER K. BROWN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JENNIFER K. BROWN; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s) __________________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Baker County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Baker County, Florida, described as: LOTS 14 AND 15, COPPER CREEK HILLS, UNIT I, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 110 AND 111, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, East door of the Baker County Courthouse, MacClenny, Florida 32063 at 11:00 AM, on September 9, 2013. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 18th of July, 2013. Al Fraser CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Julie B. Combs Deputy Clerk Law Ofces of Daniel C. Consuegra 9204 King Palm Drive Tampa, FL 33619-1328 Attorneys for Plaintiff AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES (ADA) REQUESTS FOR ACCOMMODATIONS FOR NOTICE OF COURT PROCEEDINGS: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Ms. Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notication if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to par ticipate in a proceeding, please contact the Court Inter preter Program at firstname.lastname@example.org 7/25-8/1c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 2012-CA-000150 THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWABS, INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-2, Plaintiff, vs. BRUCE LEE GIBBS A/K/A BRUCE L. GIBBS A/K/A BRUCE GIBBS A/K/A B. L. GIBBS A/K/A BOBBY L. GIBBS; ET AL., Defendants. ________________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 10, 2013, and entered in Case No. 2012-CA-000150, of the Cir cuit Court of the 8th Judicial Circuit in and for Baker County, Florida. THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWABS, INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-2, is Plaintiff and BRUCE LEE GIBBS A/K/A BRUCE L. GIBBS A/K/A BRUCE GIBBS A/K/A B. L. GIBBS A/K/A BOBBY L. GIBBS; CYNTHIA S. GIBBS A/K/A CYNTHIA GIBBS A/K/A C. S. GIBBS; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; CITY OF MACCLENNY, FLORIDA; UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION, are defendants. The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the East Door of the Baker County Courthouse, 339 East MacClenny Avenue, MacClenny, Florida 32063, at 11:00 a.m., on the 28th day of August, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: COMMENCE AT THE NW CORNER OF THE NW OF THE SW OF SECTION 4, TOWNSHIP 3 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, IN BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND THENCE N. 89 DEGREES 02 MINUTES 10 SECONDS E., ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID NW OF THE SW A DISTANCE OF 208.28 FEET TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH THE NORTHEASTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF A ROAD EASEMENT AS RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK (O.R.B.) 1996 PAGE 116167 OF THE OFFICIAL RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, THENCE CONTINUE N 89 DEGREES 02 MINUTES 10 SECONDS E, STILL ALONG SAID NORTH LINE, 293.31 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, THENCE CONTINUE N. 89 DEGREES 02 MINUTES 10 SECONDS E., 158.86 FEET TO A 4 CONCRETE MONUMENT LS 1519, THENCE S. 01 DEGREES 14 MINUTES 08 SECONDS W. 337.43 FEET TO A IRON PIPE, LB 6487, ON THE AFOREMENTIONED NORTHEAST ERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE, THENCE N. 50 DEGREES 17 MINUTES 41 SECONDS W, ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE, 178.43 FEET, THENCE N. 39 DEGREES 42 MINUTES 19 SECONDS E., 85.66 FEET, THENCE N. 00 DEGREES 57 MINUTES 50 SECONDS SEC. W., 98.88 FEET, THENCE N. 50 DEGREES 17 MINUTES 41 SECONDS W, 87.54 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. CONTAINS 0.72 ACRES MORE OR LESS. a/k/a 4607 BARBER ROAD, MACCLENNY, FL 32063 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this19th day of July, 2013. AL FRAISER CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT By: Tabitha Wilson As Deputy Clerk Heller & Zion, L.L.P., 1428 Brickell Avenue, Suite 700, Miami, FL 33131, Telephone: (305) 373-8001, Facsimile: (305) 373-8030; email@example.com 7/25-8/1c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 02-2012-CA-000032 GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC, Plaintiff, vs. SHEILA L. THEUS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SHEILA L. THEUS; DAVID THEUS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DAVID THEUS; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s) __________________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Baker County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Baker County, Florida, described as: THE WEST 1/2 OF LOT 1, BLOCK 69, TOWN OF MACCLENNY, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK D, PAGE 800, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, East door of the Baker County Courthouse, MacClenny, Florida 32063 at 11:00 AM, on November 12, 2013. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 19th day of July, 2013. Al Fraser CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk Law Ofces of Daniel C. Consuegra 9204 King Palm Drive Tampa, FL 33619-1328 Attorneys for Plaintiff AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES (ADA) REQUESTS FOR ACCOMMODATIONS FOR NOTICE OF COURT PROCEEDINGS: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Ms. Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notication if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to par ticipate in a proceeding, please contact the Court Inter preter Program at firstname.lastname@example.org 7/25-8/1c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 02-2012-CA-000175 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. TRUDIE M. PARRISH et al, Defendant(s). _________________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated July 10, 2013 and entered in Case No. 02-2012-CA-000175 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for BAKER County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA is the Plaintiff and TRUDIE M. PARRISH; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at AT THE FRONT DOOR OF THE BAKER COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00AM, on the 26th day of August, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: THE NORTH 1/2 OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY: PARCEL L: BEING A PART OF GOVERNMENT LOTS 5 AND 6, SECTION 7, TOWNSHIP 4 SOUTH, RANGE 20 EAST, BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID GOVERNMENT LOT 6, THENCE NORTH 01 DEGREES 04 MINUTES 20 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE LINE BETWEEN GOVERNMENT LOTS 5 AND 6, A DISTANCE OF 534.77 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 88 DEGREES 48 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 175.08 FEET; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 24 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 371.81 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 00 DEGREES 24 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 438.42 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 165.58 FEET TO THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF GOVERNMENT LOT 5; THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 89 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 44.10 FEET TO THE WEST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF A 50 FOOT ROAD; THENCE SOUTH 02 DEGREES 28 MINUTES 15 SECONDS WEST, ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY, A DISTANCE OF 439.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 187.69 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH A 2003 FLEET WOOD DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME ID NO. GAFL334A759970K21 AND NO. GAFL334B759970K21 A/K/A 18902 BF FINLEY CIRCLE, GLEN SAINT MARY, FL 32040 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on July 19, 2013. Al Fraser Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Julie B. Combs Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 email@example.com If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Ms. Jan Phillips Human Resources Manager Alachua County Family/Civil Courthouse 201 E. University Avenue, Room 410 Gainesville, FL 32601 Phone: 352-337-6237 Fax: 352-374-5238 7/25-8/1c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 02-2009-CA-0019 21ST MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Plaintiff, vs. LARRY W. HARVEY A/K/A LARRY WAYNE HARVEY, et al., Defendants. ____________________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Plaintiffs Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on July 10, 2013 in the above-styled cause, the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash on October 7, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the courthouse front door, 339 E. Macclenny Avenue, Mcclenny, FL 32063: BEGIN AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE NORTH 1/2 OF LOT 3 IN SECTION 4, TOWNSHIP 4 SOUTH, RANGE 21 EAST BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE RUN NORTH 0 DEGREES 46 MINUTES 42 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE WEST LINE OF LOT 3, 370 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 88 DEGREES 36 MINUTES 56 SECONDS EAST, 235.5 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 0 DEGREES 46 MINUTES 42 SECONDS EAST PARALLEL TO THE WEST LINE OF LOT 3, 370 FEET MORE OR LESS TO THE SOUTH LINE OF LOT 3; THENCE RUN SOUTH 88 DEGREES 36 MINUTES 58 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF LOT 3,235.5 FEET MORE OR LESS TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, LESS AND EXCEPT THAT PORTION LYING WITHIN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY OF CLET HARVEY ROAD. To include a Doublewide Mobile Home identied as: 2007 DESTINY Vin DISH02803A #99307349 2007 DESTINY Vin DISH02803B #99307409 Property Address: 10245 Clet Harvey Road, Glen Saint Mary, FL 32040 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTERST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Dated: July 19, 2013. AL FRASER BAKER COUNTY CLERK OF COURT By: Julie B. Combs Deputy Clerk Sonya K. Daws, Esquire Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A. 215 S. Monroe Street, Suite 600 Tallahassee, FL 32301 Phone: (850) 412-1042 Fax: (850) 412-1043 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (352) 337-6237, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact Court Interpreting at email@example.com. 7/25-8/1c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 02-2012-CA-000083 EVERBANK PLAINTIFF (S) VS. CONNIE THICK, THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CONNIE THICK, AUGUST A. THICK, THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF AUGUST A. THICK, ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, TENANT # 1 AND TENANT # 2 DEFENDANT (S) ________________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 10, 2013, and entered in Case No. 02-2012-CA-000083 of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Baker County, Florida in which Everbank, is the Plaintiff and Connie Thick and August A. Thick, are defendants, the Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash. ALL SALES WILL BE HELD AT THE FRONT DOOR OF THE COURTHOUSE, 339 E. MACCLENNY AVE., MACCLENNY, FL 32063. THE SUCCESSFUL BIDDER MUST PAY AT LEAST 5% OF THE SUCCESSFUL BID BY CASH OR CASHIERS CHECK AT THE TIME OF THE SALE. THE REMAINING BID AMOUNT MUST BE TENDERED BY 4:00PM ON THE DAY OF THE SALE BY CASH OR CASHIERS CHECK ONLY, Baker County, Florida at 11:00AM on the 27th day of August 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: PARCEL 4B, THE NORTH FORTY: PART OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4 OF SECTION 19, TOWNSHIP 2 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NE CORNER OF SAID NW 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 36 MINUTES 34 SECONDS WEST, ON THE NORTH LINE THEREOF A DISTANCE OF 415.0 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUING N 89 DEGREES 36 MINUTES 34 SECONDS WEST ON SAID NORTH LINE A DISTANCE OF 189.95 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 12 DEGREES 50 MINUTES 38 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 271.21 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 57 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 57.12 FEET TO THE POINT OF A CURVE TO THE RIGHT; SAID CURVE BEING CONCAVE SOUTHWESTERLY AND HAVING A RADIUS OF 185.0 FEET; THENCE SOUTHWESTERLY AROUND SAID CURVE A CHORD BEARING AND DISTANCE OF SOUTH 78 DEGREES 34 MINUTES 59 SECONDS EAST, 75.57 FEET; THENCE NORTH 23 DEGREES 12 MINUTES 05 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 302.16 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. CONTAINING 1.0 ACRE, MORE OR LESS, ALSO KNOWN AS THE EAST 1/2 OF PARCEL 4, THE NORTH FORTY. Property address: 6421 N FORTY CIR, MACCLENNY, FL. 32063-4083 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 18th day of July, 2013. Al Fraser Clerk of the Circuit Court Baker County, Florida By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (813) 221-4743 (813) 221-9171 facsimile eService: firstname.lastname@example.org If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Persons with a disability who need any accomodation in order to participate should call Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352)337-6237 within two (2) working days of receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired, please call 1-800-955-8771; if you are voice impaired, please call 1-800-955-8770. 7/25-8/1c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR CLAY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 02-2013-CA-000083 VYSTAR CREDIT UNION, Plaintiff, vs. BRENDA L. DANIELS; ET AL, Defendant(s). _________________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated the 10th day of July, 2013, and entered in Case No. 02-2013-CA000083, of the Circuit Court of the 8th Judicial Circuit in and for Baker County, Florida, wherein VYSTAR CREDIT UNION is the Plaintiff, BRENDA L. DANIELS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF BRENDA L. DANIELS; and JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS, are Defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the front door of the Baker County Courthouse, 339 E. Macclenny Ave., Macclenny, FL 32063, at 11:00 a.m. in accordance with Section 45.031, Florida Statutes on the 26th day of August, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 4, BLOCK 29, TOWN OF GLEN ST. MARY, FLORIDA, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 1 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN SIXTY (60) DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation in order to participate should call Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator Alachua County Courthouse, 201 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if you are voice impaired call (800) 955-8770. Dated this 19th day of July, 2013. AL FRASER CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk VERNIS & BOWLING OF NORTH FLORIDA, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff 4309 Salisbury Road Jacksonville, Florida 32216 Telephone: (904) 296-6751 Facsimile: (904) 296-8938 7/25-8/1c INVITATION TO NEGOTIATE The First Coast Workforce Development, Inc., (DBA WorkSource), will release a REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ) on Monday, July 29, 2013 for Fiscal and Programmatic Monitoring services to be performed September 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014 with an annual option to renew for up to four years. A copy of the request will be available beginning Monday, July 29, 2013 at http://www.worksource.com/partner_ vendor/request_for_proposals.aspx or at 1845 Town Center Blvd., Suite 250, Fleming Island, FL 32003. For additional information contact: D. Nevison 904/2133800, x-2010. DEADLINE TO SUBMIT 11:00 AM (EST) August 16, 2013. 7/25c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 02-2012-CA-000177 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, v. BARRY A. BRISSON; LISA A. BRISSON; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S), WHO (IS/ARE) NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, SPOUSES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; Defendants. __________________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 10, 2013, in this cause, I will sell the property situated in BAKER County, Florida, described as: PARCEL AA A PARCEL OF LAND LYING, BEING AND SIT UATE IN SECTION 30, TOWNSHIP 2 SOUTH, RANGE 21 EAST, BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF SAID SECTION 30, THENCE RUN S 03`08 E, ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID SECTION 30, A DISTANCE OF 358.86 FEET TO A POINT LYING ON THE SOUTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF A 60.00 FOOT COUNTY MAINTAINED ROAD (KNOWN LOCALLY AS FRED HARVEY ROAD), SAID POINT LYING ON THE ARC OF A CURVE CONCAVE NORTHERLY; THENCE RUN NORTHEASTERLY, ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 100.40 FEET AS MEASURED ALONG THE ARC OF A CURVE CONCAVE NORTHERLY AND HAVING A RADIUS OF 1175.92 FEET, SAID ARC BEING SUBTENDED BY A CHORD HAVING A BEARING OF N 72`07 E, AND A DISTANCE OF 100.37 FEET TO THE POINT OF TANGENCY; THENCE RUN N 70`22 E, CONTINUING ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 156.57 FEET TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE TO THE RIGHT; THENCE RUN NORTHEASTERLY, CONTINUING ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY RIGHT-OFWAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 177.18 FEET AS MEASURED ALONG THE ARC OF A CURVE CONCAVE SOUTHERLY AND HAVING A RADIUS OF 542.96 FEET, SAID ARC BEING SUBTENDED BY A CHORD HAVING A BEARING OF N 79` 15 E, AND A DISTANCE OF 176.39 FEET TO THE POINT OF TANGENCY; THENCE RUN N 88`09 E, CONTINUING ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 2625.75 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THE HEREINAFTER DESCRIBED PARCEL OF LAND; THENCE CONTINUE RUNNING N 88`09 E, CONTINUING ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 369.76 FEET; THENCE S 01 `51 E, A DISTANCE OF 1233.38 FEET; THENCE RUN S 87`11 W, A DISTANCE OF 369.82 FEET; THENCE RUN N 01`51 W, A DISTANCE OF 1240.16 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. SUBJECT TO A 15.00 FOOT EASEMENT FOR CLAY ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC., OVER, ACROSS AND ALONG THE NORTHERLY 15.00 FEET THEREOF. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 2005 TITAN DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME VIN # FLHML2N167228995A, TITLE # 93220455, AND VIN # FLHML2N167228995B, TITLE # 93220399. WHICH HAS BEEN RETIRED a/k/a 12000 FRED HARVEY RD., SANDERSON, FL 32087-6201 at public sale on August 26, 2013, at eleven o`clock a.m., at the front door of the Baker County Courthouse, 339 E. Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, FL 32063, to the highest bidder for cash, except as prescribed in paragraph 4, in accordance with Section 45.031, Florida Statutes. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Macclenny, Florida, this 18th day of July, 2013. Al Fraser Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Julie B. Combs Deputy Clerk DOUGLAS C. ZAHM, P.A.. 12425 28th Street North, Suite 200 St. Petersburg, FL 33716 (727) 536-4911 phone / (727) 539-1094 fax IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES NEEDING A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING SHOULD CONTACT COURT ADMINISTRATION, AT BAKER COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 339 EAST MACCLENNY AVE., MACCLENNY, FL 32063, TELEPHONE 904-259-8113, NOT LATER THAN (7) DAYS PRIOR TO THE PROCEEDING. IF HEARING IMPAIRED, TDD 1-800-955-8771, OR VOICE (V) 1-800-955-8770, VIA FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE. 7/25-8/1c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE No. 02-2011-CA-000143 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. WOJDAT, CHAD, et. al., Defendants. _________________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 02-2011-CA000143 of the Circuit Court of the 8TH Judicial Circuit in and for BAKER County, Florida, wherein, JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, and, WOJDAT, CHAD, et. al., are Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at, Main entrance, 339 E. MacClenny Ave., MacClenny, FL 32063, FL, at the hour of 11:00 am, on the 27th day of August, 2013, the following described property: Lot 10, Block 2, MACCLENNY SOUTH, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 1 and 2, of the Public Records of Baker County, Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 19th day of July, 2013. AL FRASER Clerk Circuit Court By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk GREENSPOON MARDER, P.A. Trade Centre South, Suite 700, 100 West Cypress Creek Rd. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 Phone: 954-491-1120 Email: email@example.com If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk of the Courts disability coordinator at 339 E. MACCLENNY AVENUE, MACCLENNY, FL 32063, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notication if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 7/25-8/1c LEGA L NOTICES IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No. 2012-CA-0080 U.S. BANK N.A., AS LEGAL TITLE TRUSTEE FOR TRUMAN 2012 SC2 TITLE TRUST, Plaintiff vs. CHARLES D. SPITZER, CRYSTAL M. SPITZER; GLENFIELD OAKS HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants _________________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given pursuant to the nal judgment/order entered on July 10, 2013, in the above noted case, that I will sell the following property situated in Baker County, Florida described as: LOT 5, GLENFIELD OAKS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 75, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, at the Front Door of the Baker County Courthouse, 339 E. Macclenny Ave., Mcclenny, Florida 32063, at 11:00 A.M. on August 28, 2013. The successful bidder shall immediately post with the Clerk, a deposit equal to ve percent (5%) of the nal bid. The deposit must be cash or cashiers check payable to the Clerk of the Court. Final payment must be made on or before 4:00 P.M. on the date of the sale by cash or cashiers check. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale Dated: July 19, 2013. Al Fraser CLERK OF THE COURT By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk Law Ofces of Gary I. Gassel, P.A. 2191 Ringling Boulevard Sarasota, Florida 34237 (941) 952-9322 / (941) 365-0907 (Fax) IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, PERSONS NEEDING A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING SHOULD, NO LATER THAN SEVEN DAYS PRIOR, CONTACT ADA COORDINATOR, JAN PHILLIPS, 352374-3648. IF HEARING IMPAIRED, CONTACT (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, 1-800-955-8770 VIA FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE. 7/25-8/1c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 02-2012-CA-000038 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. ARMANDO GEORGE FERNANDEZ et al, Defendant(s). _________________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated July 10, 2013, and entered in Case No. 02-2012-CA-000038 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for BAKER County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA is the Plaintiff and ARMANDO GEORGE FERNANDEZ; KIMBERLY PAIGE FERNANDEZ; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANT EES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at AT THE FRONT DOOR OF THE BAKER COUNTY COURT HOUSE at 11:00AM, on the 26th day of August, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOTS 32 AND 33, MACCLENNY ACRES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 39, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 6098 SHELLY LANE, MACCLENNY, FL 32063-5418 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on July 18, 2013. Al Fraser Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F11035389 WELLSLPS-SPECFNMAR-mtomlinsonTeam 1 F11035389 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Ms. Jan Phillips Human Resources Manager Alachua County Family/Civil Courthouse 201 E. University Avenue, Room 410 Gainesville, FL 32601 Phone: 352-337-6237 Fax: 352-374-5238 7/25-8/1c COUNTRY FEDERALCREDIT UNION 6.75%APR*as low as BACK TO SCHOOL LOANSCome see a member service representetive today. www.countryfcu.com Come seerfntbbr for theABSOLUTE, LOWEST PRICE IN NORTH FLORIDA! CALL TODAY!bbb904-237-0646 Cell waltsliveoakford.com bntV8, 28K Miles, Loaded, 4WD$23,788 An alert employee at Murphy Oil on SR 228 South tipped off a county deputy to the whereabouts of a Live Oak man suspected of stealing $383 worth of fuel on four occasions between July 11-19. The employee called police the afternoon of July 20 when she spotted a suspect later idenblue Ford truck and enter nearby Walmart. Deputy Jacob Satterwhite confronted the suspect as he exited the store, and noted both his physical description and that of the vehicle matched the ones given by the Murphy employee. Olivas drivers license had 14 suspensions, and he was arrested for that and misdemeanor theft. In other theft cases, all for shoplifting at Walmart: clenny was spotted by store security placing a phone case in the waistband of his pants the after noon of July 17, then detained as he attempted to leave the store. Court records indicate Mr. Harden is on probation for misdemeanor drug offenses. Value of the case was $44, and he told Deputy Trey McCullough he intended to return it for cash. ed Christopher Starling, 28, of Macclenny after he was spotted by security the evening of July 17 and attempting to exit the store. Cerissa Yeomans, 27, of Glen St. Mary for concealing $50 worth of makeup in her purse the afternoon of July 19. Eight young hogs were among the property stolen from a farm residence west of Glen St. Mary between July 7-17. Charlie (Bud) Davis told Deputy Jeremiah Johnson he returned to stock gone, along with an inventory of tools, a chain saw and other implements. He valued the animals at $700 and the other property taken from sheds at $1115. containers of gasoline missing from a detached garage on her property off Clete Harvey Rd. Ms. Turner told Deputy Marc Heath she was away from July 5-16 and the garage was locked. She valued the weeder at $100, the gas and containers at $50. window broken and a new window air conditioner missing. The unit was still in a container. Deputy John Minkel noted it appeared the unit was lifted by at least two persons over a perimeter fence. Evidence was also found on an outdoor air conditioning unit. occupied home of Edgar Crawford off CR 127 near Cuyler between July 15-18. He gave Deputy Johnson the name of a possible suspect. A north county man reported the late morning of July 20 that a pistol and GPS were taken from his parked pickup off Crews Rd. Franklin Watson estimated the burglary took place between 1:30-7:45 am and told Deputy Chris Walker his wife discovered it when she noticed the driver side door open. The .25 caliber pistol had a value of $150, the GPS $350. Mr. Watson said the previous day he confronted suspects in a two-tone green pickup being driven recklessly in the neighborhood, and suggested they may be connected to the theft. Property descriptions were re layed to local pawn shops. sheriffs department in the early morning of July 18 after he discovered an electric scooter valued at $300 was taken from the carport of his residence on North 5th St. in Macclenny. The victim told Deputy Michael Clark the scooter was there when his wife left about 1 am and gone when she returned an hour later. A Macclenny man had to be subdued with pepper spray and leg restraints after he was arrested the afternoon of July 18 at his Blair St. residence on a drunk driving warrant from Duval County. Deputy Robert Simpkins said Scott Schneidermesser, 43, became extremely combative when told he was being arrested and refused to cease slamming his head on the rear seat window glass of the patrol car. dermesser continued to kick the cage in the vehicle and struck his nearly broke the window. He was placed in a padded cell at county jail. Deputies served other war rants in the county the past week, including one from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and session violation. He was arrested at his residence on South Fourth St. the morning of July 16. St. Mary was taken to jail the afternoon of July 17 after Deputy Trey McCullough learned she was wanted in Duval County on a child support warrant. He made stop in west Macclenny.Pistol and GPS gone overnight Violent suspect is subdued Hogs, tools are stolen Among the award winners (front from left) E d Hall, Jessica Prevatt, Bob Gerard with the inspiration for his winning column Speedy, (back from left) Jud Johnson, Jim McGauley and Joel Addington. Not pictured is Mike Anderson. We print obituaries with a picture free of charge. Press Ad Deadline: Monday 5:00 PM SHARE YOUR JOY & RECORD YOUR FAMILY HISTORY !Submit births, weddings & 50th+ anniversaries via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or at 104 S. 5th St., Macclenny4 week deadline on all submissions. Check it out...bakercountypress.com COPIESBlack & white/Full colorT O M110 South Fifth St.
ursday, July 25, 2013 T B C P Page 11 Page10JULY 25, 2013 T L C Sunday school ~ 10:00 am Sunday service ~ 11:00 am Wednesday night Bible Study ~ 6:30 pmFamily style dinner ~ 1st Sunday of the month following serviceA church alive is worth the drive!Pastor Bobby & Faye Gri n The Road to CalvaryCorner of Madison & Stoddard Glen St. Mary Rev. Tommy & Doris AndersonYouth Director Rebecca LauramorePhone: 904-259-2213Sunday School: . . . . . . 10:00 am Sunday Morning Service . . 11:00 am Sunday Evening Service . . 6:00 pm Wednesday Night . . . . . 7:30 pm New Hope Church, Inc.23-A to Lauramore Rd. & Fairgrounds Rd.Sunday Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship 11:00 a.m. Childrens Church 11:00 a.m. Evening Services 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7:00 p.m.Pastor J. C. Lauramore welcomes all Mt. Zion N.C. Methodist Church121 North 259-4461 Macclenny, FLPastor Tim CheshireSunday School 9:45 am Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 am Sunday Evening Worship 6:00 pm Wednesday Prayer Service 7:00 pm Jesus answered, "Verily, verily I say unto thee, except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God." John 3:5 Sanderson Congregational Holiness ChurchCR 127 N., Sanderson, FL Sunday School 10:00 am Morning Worship 11:00 amSunday Evening Worship 6:00 pm Wed. Evening Prayer Serv. 7:30 pmPastor: Oral E. Lyons Welcome First Baptist Church of SandersonCR 229 S., Sanderson FLSunday School . . . 10:00 am Sun. Morning Worship 11:00 am Sun. Evening Worship . 6:00 pm Wed. Eve. Bible Study . 7:00 pm Everyone welcome! Glen St. Mary, Florida1/2 mile South of I-10 on CR 125, right on Nursery Road the historic Budder Mathis House9:00 am Adult Sunday School 10:00 am Sunday Worship/ Holy Communion 7:00 pm Wednesday Study/ Holy Communion Saint Peters in the GlenANGLICAN CHURCH MACCLENNY CHURCH OF CHRIST573 S. 5th St. 259-6059Sunday Bible Study 9:45 am Fellowship 10:30 am 11:00 amWorship Services 11:00 am Wed. Bible Study 7:00 pmMinister Sam F. Kitching DINKINS NEW CONGREGATIONAL METHODIST CHURCHCR 127 N. of Sanderson Sunday School 10:00 am Sunday Morning Service 11:00 am Sunday Night Service 6:00 pm Wed. Night Service 7:30 pmPastor Allen Crews Assistant Pastor Timothy Alford 523 North Boulevard W. | a few blocks north of Hwy. 90 in Macclenny Hebrew Messianic Assembly Baker Countys only Synagogue of any kind Yes, we believe in and love Jesus-Yahushua. Meeting Saturday-Shabbat 12 PMCall email@example.comWe are here to stay! Matthew 28:20 Community Full Gospel Church12664 Mud Lake Rd. Sunday School 10:00 am Sunday Morning 11:00 am Sunday Evening 6:00 pm Tuesday Evening 7:30 pm Pastor Tommy Richardson || 904-275-2949 First United Methodist Church 93 N. 5th St. (SR228) Macclenny, Fl ~ Sunday Worship 11amLoving GodLoving PeopleServing Our CommunityCome Join Us Kids summer Vacation Bible School Sundays from 10a.m. 12p.m.,July 21 & 28, August 4 & 11atDont miss the exciting jungle expeditions!! 12286 N CR 23-A Macclenny 904-259-1676 / EBCLIFE.org Call today for your FREE implant consultation!All work done in our Macclenny of ce, no referrals or driving to Jacksonville! Treatment rooms are private and con dential. IMPLANTS ARE A PERMANENT SOLUTION TO MISSING TEETH! Melissa Taylor, R.D.H. Dr. Carter, D.M.D IMPLANT CONSULTATION INCLUDING X-RAYS FREE$175 VALUE WE SPECIALIZE IN PROBLEM ROOFS 259-2563 FREE Estimates Billy Childs, 83, retired RR switchmanBilly Langston Childs, 83, of Macclenny died on Saturday, July 20, 2013. Mr. Childs was a switchman for CSX Transportation for 35 years and also owned a well drilling company. He was a member of Riverview Masonic Lodge #306 in Jacksonville, and enjoyed shrimping in his free time and spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife Gail Moore Childs of Macclenny; daughters Charlotte (Richard) Mobarak of New Mexico, Susan (George) Nowlen and Barbara Knight, both of Macclenny; sister Betty Jo Bowen of Jacksonville; eleven grandchildren and twenty-five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by daughter Patty; brother Willie B.; sisters Faye, Mary, and Frances; great-granddaughter Madisyn Nowlen. A graveside funeral service will be held at 2 pm on Thursday, July 25, at Willacoochee City Cemetery, Willacoochee, Georgia. The family will receive friends at 11 am that day at Forbes Funeral Home chapel in Macclenny. Billy ChildsMyra Fraser, 70, funeral held SundayMyra Janice Taylor Fraser, 70, of Macclenny died on July 18, 2013 at St. Vincents Riverside Center for Caring with family by her side. She was born in Jacksonville on September 2, 1942 to the late Earl Taylor and Vallie Rhoden Taylor and was a lifelong resident of Baker County. She was a beautician for 40 years, and the owner of Myras Styles and Cuts for Guys and Gals and of Southern States Nurseries. Mrs. Fraser was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Macclenny and an avid Gator fan who enjoyed all Gator sports. She also enjoyed working in her yard, gardening and most of all spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Myra was preceded in death by her loving husband of 50 years, Gary Kent Fraser; brothers Harold Taylor, Bobby Taylor, J.D. Taylor, Edgar Taylor and L.D. Crews. Mrs. Fraser is survived by her loving children Ryan Taylor (Debbie) Fraser, Jessalyn Valerie (Keith) Thrift and Melissa Gari (Larry) Long, all of Macclenny; brother Robert (Teresa) Dinkins of Glen St. Mary; her sister-in-law, Pearlie Taylor of Glen St. Mary, FL; grandchildren J. Garret (Anise) Bennett, Amanda Bennett, Jamey E. Thrift, Gardner Gar Kent Fraser, Nathan Fraser (Brittany) Thrift, Taylor Breann Fraser, Rachel Denise Long, and Rebekah Alise Long; greatgrandchildren, Grayson Bufort Fraser Thrift and Kinley Brooke Thrift; longtime companion Little Man Fraser. The funeral service was held on Sunday, July 21 at 3 pm at her church with Pastor Tom Pope officiating. Interment followed at Woodlawn Cemetery. V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services of Macclenny was in charge of arrangements. Myra F raserJesse Hartline, 40, dies on July 18thJesse B. Hartline, 40, of Glen St. Mary died on Thursday, July 18, 2013. Mr. Hartline was a lifelong resident of Baker County and enjoyed taking long walks and spending time with his family and friends. He is survived by his father William H. (Diann) Hartline of Sander son; brother William H. Willie Hartline II of Glen St. Mary; sisters Norma Jean Hartline of Glen St. Mary and June Nichole (Felix) Dias of Lake City; numerous nieces, nephews and other family members. He was preceded in death by his mother Linda J. Rhoden Hartline. A memorial service will be held 6 pm on Tuesday, July 30 at the Cuyler First Baptist Church. Forbes Funeral Home of Macclenny was in charge of arrangements.Donald Wilkison, 86, former residentDonald Earl Wilkison, 86, a former resident of Glen St. Mary, died peacefully on Sunday July 21, 2013 at St. Vincents Riverside Community Hospice after an extended illness. Mr. Wilkison was born on May 25, 1927 in Lawtey to the late Bennett Louis Wilkison and Geneva Althea Thomas Wilkison, and lived there most of his life. He proudly served his country in the United States Army, where he was a combat engineer with the Green Beret Special Forces and retired as a sergeant 1st class. Mr. Wilkison was a member of Harvest Baptist Church in Jacksonville, and was preceded in death by his loving wife Vergie Inez Lewis and sister Eunice Edwards. Mr. Wilkison is survived by sons Donald Earl Wilkison Jr. (Nancy), Daniel Lewis Wilkison (Marilyn); three grandchildren and five greatgrandchildren; close friend Marcus Jarrett. The funeral service for Mr. Wilkison will be conducted on Thursday, July 25 at 11 am in the chapel of Archer Funeral Home in Lake Butler with Rev. Donnie Edeker officiating. Internment will follow in the Lawtey Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday evening from 6-8 pm at the funeral home. In loving memory ofCADENJuly 24, 2008-May 12, 2010A grandparents love runs very deep. There is not one single day that goes by that you are not a part of. You are grandson we were blessed to have. If you were still with us, starting kindergarten. This is a milestone we will miss. Nana wants you to know that as long as I have a breath and can speak your name, you will live forever. NANA AND PAPA In loving memory ofCaden William AndersonJuly 24, 2008-May 12, 2010Happy 5th birthday to our sweet little angel. We love and miss you more than anything. Thinking of you every day. LOVE YOU MUCH, MOMA, DADDY, MALLORY Thanks so muchWe would like to say thank you to family, friends and our church families for all the support of food, prayers and flowers. We would also like to thank Brothers David and Timmy Thomas for their support and kindness during the illness and loss of our loved one.Tommie Register Family PHOTO BY JON SHUMAKE 18-foot boat raed o to aide local veterans council causesMembers of the Baker County Veterans Council pose for a photo with an 18-foot F our Winns cuddy cabin raed o Satur day to John Higgs. He was pretty surprised because he never wins anything, said Milt ONeil, the councils commanding ocer and a retired Navy veteran. Pictured above from left are Mr. ONeill, John Joseph, Jim Palleschi (holding the winning ticket), Larry Portereld and Dan Masterson. The vessel was donated to the organization by an Air F orce veteran from Baldwin a few months ago. I ts been displayed at various locations since then. The winning ticket was drawn at the nonprot councils garage sale at the Ag Center last Saturday, July 20, about 1 pm. Both fundraisers garnered more than $4000 for the all-volunteer organization made up of veterans assisting other veterans, said Mr. ONeil. I t was a huge success for us, he said of the sale, which featured 37 tables. Some items were donated the day of the event and sold on the spot. We had many people who were quite generous, he said. PHOTO COURTE S Y OF BETTY BROWN R ose of Sharon scholars are namedThese three recent high school graduates and academic standouts recently were awarded the R ose of Sharon scholarships worth $500 each at the Emmanuel Church of God in Christ in Macclenny. They are (from left) Mariah Givens, the daughter of William and Peggy Lee of Sanderson, a BCHS grad who will attend F lorida A&M majoring in criminal justice. She wants to become an attorney. At center is Nyesha Pender, the daughter of Willie and Charlene Johnson of Baldwin. She will enter UNF to major in pediatric nursing. At right is Andrrea Dempsey of Macclenny, the daughter of Luke and Kasanya Mobley. She will attend F lorida College at J acksonville to major in criminal justice. She also aspires to become an attorney. The scholarship is named for the late wife of Elder Joe Ruise, pastor at the church. They were presented on July 14.Starting date for adult classesThe advertisement that appeared in last weeks Press on upcoming adult education and GED prep classes had an incorrect start date. They begin on Monday, August 19 at the school districts adult ed center on West Minnesota in Macclenny. Pre-registration is required and can be arranged Monday through Thursday from 8 am to 3:30 pm at the center. There is a $30 fee for adult ed classes (cash or money order non-refundable), and a valid ID is required to register. For information on classes and types of IDs accepted, please call Becky Satterwhite at 2590403.Benet at Moose scheduled July 31A benefit is scheduled for Saturday, July 31 at the Macclenny Moose Lodge to benefit Tabbatha (Norman) Armstrong of Macclenny, who was incapacitated in an automobile accident several years ago. Proceeds from the event from noon to 6 pm will go toward refurbishing a wheelchair and purchasing a second one, according to organizer Annette Barton. Food and game booths, a hot rod display, raffle, silent auction and entertainment will be ongoing through the afternoon. Donations are welcome. Call Ms. Barton at 626-3173 for details.MIKE D A VIS AG RIC ULTURE AGENTNow that summer is upon us in Baker County the familiar smells of grilling are permeating the air in the evenings and on weekends. However, cooking outdoors and serving food at a family picnic require that you take an extra measure of care to prevent foodborne illness and to have the best tasting grilled food for your table. By following these simple guidelines, you can make sure that your cookouts are both safe and fun for the whole family. perature) until immediately before grilling. planning, but thaw your meat in the refrigerator. may have picked up bacteria from the raw meat and unless it is heated to a high temperature, these bacteria may still be present and cause illness. to prevent cross-contamination. time that it should be held without refrigeration is two (2) hours. the meat. To avoid these, use meats that are generally low in fat or trim any excess fat from the meat. reuse food that has been left out for more than two (2) hours. Most grilled foods can be stored at refrigeration temperatures for two (2) days for reuse. 2 teaspoons of household bleach per quart of water will make a solution that provides sanitizing conditions. cial event. Keep your cookout safe from foodborne illness by following common sense rules of cleanliness, food safety and healthful cooking. 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Page13JULY 25, 2013 Page12JULY 25, 2013 JON SHUMAKESPORT S EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Baker County Bullets returned to the Baker County Family YMCA one final time this summer with a victorious effort over Fernan dina Beachs MacArthur Sailfish on July 20. The Bullets continued their success in both individual and team results during the meet as they won 2,687 to 1,844. The individual results led to the team swimming away with the meet. But it wasnt easy. There were Andrea Clark, Ashley Jen nings and Bethany Richardson swept the top three positions in the girls 50-yard freestyle, and just over one second separated all three. Ethan Knight and Danond for the 13-14 boys, and Kelsea Crain took the top spot for the girls in the same age group. Samantha Dillard and Emily Ossmann claimed the top two spots for the 9-10 girls, and Kyboys in the age group. Josh OssPrevatt for second place for the just .09 seconds behind the secthird spot for the 11-12 girls. The girls took part in another heated race as Richardson edged out Clark by .14 seconds to win the girls 100-yard backstroke. Kate Whitehead finished third in the event. Joseph Boehm and Jacob Anderson finished second and third for the 13-14 boys, while Logan Todd took third place for the 13-14 girls. The Bullets occupied the top three spots in the boys 7-8 25yard freestyle, as Pacey Holtom, Gabe Finley and Jack Putney respectively. Jordyn Knight narrowly won by a quarter of a second in the girls 6 and under event, while James Richardson had much more time to spare. He won the event by more than 10 seconds for the boys of the same third for the 7-8 girls. Baker County also swept the three top positions of the 13-14 boys 100-yard breaststroke as Daniel Boehm, Jacob Anderson and Justus Tampoc took the spots. Abby Rice finished first for the open girls division, while Karlee Nelson did the same for the 13-14 girls. The 11-12 boys were also able to sweep the 50-yard breast stroke as Landon Prevatt, Seth Crawford and Josh Ossmann respectively. Grayson Faircloth and Emily Ossmann and Reagan for the girls of the age group. Loriann Bliss took third for the 1112 girls. Ethan Knight, Joseph Boehm and Daniel Boehm swept the top three positions in the 13-14 boys 100-yard individual medley (IM). 13-14 girls. The Bullets took the top spots in both the 11-12 boys and girls events as Prevatt and Audri Leis finished first in their respective divisions. Hannah Johnston also finished girls. Jennings and Clark finished second and third in the open girls division. Dillard claimed the top prize in the 9-10 girls 50-yard backstroke, and Wilkerson and Jacob Gipson finished first and third for the boys in the age group. Bliss finished just .19 seconds behind the winner to take second place for the 11-12 girls. Crawford also ond for the 11-12 boys. The Bullets continued to have success in the 50-yard butterfly. Jen nings finished in first in the open girls division, while Kelsea Crain did the same for the 13-14 girls. Ethan Knight boys, and Dillard and Emsame spots for the 9-10 girls. The 11-12 boys and girls both as Josh Ossmmann and Kyle Voytko did so for the boys, and Leis and Michelle Dukeman finished there for the girls. Putney and Holtom claimed the top two spots for the 7-8 boys. James Richardson won the boys 6 and under event. Joronds behind the winner to take second place for the 6 and under girls in an event where the top .39 seconds of each other. Jordyn Knight was able to win the 25-yard breaststroke in the 6 and under girls division, and James Richardson did the same for the boys of the age group. and third for the 7-8 boys and Presley Turner claimed third for the 7-8 girls. Will Nickles and Finley rounded out the individual results by taking the top two spots in the boys 7-8 25-yard backstroke. The Bullets also had great showings in the relay events. Baker County won the 200yard relay in the girls, 13-14 girls, 9-10 girls and 11-13 boys divisions. The 13-14 boys had teams event, and the 11-12 girls teams Both the 7-8 boys and girls won the 100-yard freestyle relay events. nal one before the championship meet on July 27. The Bullets travel to the Winston Y in Ponte Vedra to compete in the four-team meet. In addition to Baker County and Win ston, Fernandinas MacArthur and a combination of two Clay County YMCAs will compete. After dominating the competition at last years championships, the Bullets have been grouped with larger swim teams this year. Coach Trevor Nelson welcomes the challenge of facing off against the bigger YMCAs. It brings more competition against stronger swimmers, Coach Nelson said. Maybe well see some record breaking times. Coach Nelson said the Bullets may not win as many points as they did last year due to the number of swimmers the other teams have competing, but he still ex pects good things for the team. I think well do well, he said. As far as being competitive in individual events, well be right there with them. He said the Bullets wont do anything different in preparation for the championship meet other than some extra endurance training. The swimmers are looking forward to swimming for another championship. Molly Walters said shes feeling a little bit anxious about the event, but Ethan Knight didnt express any such concerns. Im not nervous at all, Knight said. Im going to win. F LROBERT GERARD Serving Baker County for over 35 yearsspecializing in...Real Estate Family Law Personal Injury Hugh D. Fish, Jr. J.D.259-6606The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information about our qualifications and experience. Our new sports editor Jon Shumake will be chronicling organized local sports and other recreation news for The Baker County Press. Send him your news tips, suggestions and photos, or just welcome on Twitter @jonshumake or by e-mail at email@example.com. GOT SPORT S? CONTACT JON. Our new sports editor Jon Shumake will be chronicling organized local sports and other recreation news for The Baker County Press. Send him your news tips, suggestions and photos, or just welcome on Twitter @jonshumake or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. GOT SPORT S? CONTACT JON. Contact our new sports editor Jon Shumake on Twitter @jonshumake or by e-mail at email@example.com on sale at the BCHS Front OceAugust 5-8from 7:30 am 5:00 pmAugust 12-15from 7:30 am 3:30 pm There will be a drawing after the Wildcat scrimmage on August 15 for unsold tickets. Scrimmage begins at 6:00 pm at Memorial Stadium. Please call BCHS at 259-6286 for further information. Blingin Up Baby!Miss Cami Jerzey-Dale Jones arrived June 13, 2013. She weighed 8 lbs. 3 oz. and was 191/2 inches long. Cami joins all four of her big brothers and proud parents Craig and Mandy. Blessed grandparents are Mikell and Dale Bennett and Gloria Jones and the late Lewis Jones. Happy 6th Birthday, Princess ChelseyLove, Nana, Papa, Gracie, Breanna & Jarah BAKER COUNTY LITTLE LEAGUE FALL BALL SIGNUPSSaturdayJuly 27 & August 310 am to 12 pmTuesdayJuly 30 ~ 6 pm to 8 pm Knabb Sports Complex in the boardroomSign up fees will be refunded if not enough players sign-up. Baseball Softball Ages 5 & up$45per childBring copy of birth REGISTER AS A USER ON THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS websiteRegister with a username and password at www.bakercountypress.com and you will have access to all content from the print edition and more. New to the site SUBSCRIPTIONS$5/MONTH or $25/YEARPAYMENT VIA PAYPAL Fish reunionThe annual Ben and Kizzie Fish family reunion will be held on Saturday, August 3 at the Ag Center in Macclenny. Doors open at 10:30; bring a plant for the plant exchange and a cake for the cake walk. Join in the corn hole tournament all happening before the covered dish dinner. Paper goods, ice and air conditioning provided. PHOTO BY JON SCHUMAKE Bullets swimmer Andrea Clark. PHOTO S BY JON SHUMAKE Above is Presley Turner and below, Abby R ice. At left is J acob Anderson diving with Matt Voytko (right) and Nicolas Langston (left) standing by. PHOTO BY JON SHUMAKE Onlookers cheer swimmers in the pool during Saturdays meet at the Baker County YMCA. Kyleigh Kathryn CrewsBorn in VirginiaBarney (BJ) and Krystal Crews of Newport News, VA are pleased to announce the birth of daughter Kyleigh Kathryn Crews on July 10, 2013 at Mary Immaculate Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs., 15 oz. and was 20 inches long. Paternal grandparents are Kathy Crews of Norfolk, VA and the late Barney L. Crews Sr. of Macclenny. Maternal are Jimmy and Trish Key of Virginia Beach. JON SHUMAKESPORT S EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.orgThe 9 and 10-year-old Baker County Little League All-Star state championship tournament held in Mims, FL last weekend. The boys were unable to match the success they had when they rolled through the District 11 and Section 3 tournaments earlier this summer, but the team still played well despite going 1-2 during the state tournament. The team opened up play against the eventual state runner-up Greater Naples on July 19. Baker County jumped out and held the lead at 2-1 into the fourth. Baker Countys pitchers began losing control of the ball as the game went along, which allowed Greater Naples to mount the comeback, Coach David Crummey said. After struggling a little bit with throwing strikes in the middle of the game, and having to only use pitchers for a short period of time due to Little League pitching rules, we found ourselves down 6-2 in the last inning, Coach Crummey said. We tried to rally but Naples brought and we just were not geared for that type of speed. game dramatics was absent as they were unable to overcome the strong pitching. The loss in had to win its next two games to advance to the next round of the tournament. Baker County had a chance to put the loss behind them by playing Port St. Lucie. Coach Crummey said playing a game after a Its hard to refocus after a loss the night before, but we preached to our players that they he said. They fought hard in this game with great efforts from our pitchers, good hitting and solid defense. Unfortunately, it still wasnt enough for Baker County to pull out the win. Coach Crummey said the 9-2 loss was a carbon copy of the previous nights game with Baker County jumping to a takes down the stretch allowed Port St. Lucie to take the lead on a three-run home run, which they never relinquished. The team played well enough to win, but teams at this level will make you pay for any mistake, Coach Crummey said. Although they didnt have a four, the team didnt want to leave Mims winless. They had a chance to get a win against Apopka later in the same day. After taking another 2-0 lead tled back to hold a 6-2 lead in the fourth. At this point our kids could have laid down, but they did just the opposite, Coach Crummey said. They found another gear to get in with timely hitting and a few highlight reel plays on de fense. Baker County rallied to take an 8-6 lead, and held on to win by the same score. The victory gave state and the team was one-win away from advancing to the next round. Coach Crummey was proud of the effort the players put in throughout the summer and thanked the parents and businesses for their support. Everyone on the team con tributed at some point in the post season, he said. After all was said and done our 9 and 10 state and that is quite an accomplishment. PHOTO BY LEA RHODEN Pictured kneeling in front are J ase Knabb (left) and Jordan R hoden; middle row from left are Weston Johns, Mason Davis, Caleb Combs, Gage Long, Carson Crawford, Cason Milton, Tyce Moore, Landan Hickman, Carson Crawford, R oss Crummey and Justin Brown; in the rear are coaches (from left) J ason Combs, David Crummey and J ason Knabb.Boys playo run endsSomehow, pro golfing and hard core rap just dont seem like two things that go together like chocolate and peanut butter. And if you see the music video from the Golf Boys youll see just why. Golfers Bubba Watson, Hunter Mahan, Ben Crain and Rickie Fowler have a hilarious couple of rap videos that you need to see. It is a hole and one while being a double bogey at the same time. The video is a spoof of the sort of sports stars who want to be music stars made by Shaq and the Chicago Bears hilariously bad. The best part of it is that they know just how awful they are and play it like a chip shot from a bunker at Augusta. Youll want to watch it again and again. There are two videos Oh, Oh, Oh and Golf Boys 2.0 The former is just silly with the four PGA pros doing an absolutely horrible dance routine. In 2.0 they spoof a rap video and cleverly call out other golfers. I caught a Tiger by the tail for the Bo Van Pelt, raps Mahan, Made a shirt from the fur cause I like the way it felt. My favorite moment is when they call out Stewart Sink. Crain raps, Stewie, Stewie Sink, Stewie Stewie Sink. I gotta drippy faucet on my Stewie Stewie Sink. They dress in equally goofy costumes. Masters winner Wat son is in overalls and no shirt. Crain is in a short wet suit with eagle wings. Mahan is dressed like a mountain man and Fowler in all leather biker duds. Proceeds from the video and downloads of the songs go to charity. Very funny stuff. ban Meyer suspended star run ning back Carlos Hyde, arrested over the weekend for battery and resulting bodily injury on a woman in a bar in Columbus. In a separate incident, Meyer also suspended cornerback Bradley Roby for striking a security guard in a bar fight. Hmm, for some reason, Meyer is having a much harder time keeping this stuff under wraps in Columbus than he did with Gator players during his tenure in Gainesville.Rap-golf mash up entertains Check it out...bakercountypress.com CLASSIFIED DEADLINEMonday at 5:00 pm NO EXCEPTIONS! Purchase photos printed in this newspaper @ www.bakercountypress.com Advertising Deadline Monday 5:00 pm
ursday, July 25, 2013 T B C P Page 15 Page 14 T B C P ursday, July 25, 2013 The following land transactions were recorded in the Baker County court house from May 1 July 15. Values are derived from documentary stamps. Many descriptions are by S(ec tion) T(own ship) R(ange). If acre age or price are not listed, none were indi cat ed in the documents.-------------Henderson, Kylie Marie to Christian Fellowship Temple Inc in LT 5 LT 6 BLK 7 MACCLENNY for $140,000 Swisher, Amy to Nunley, Tara B in 29-2S22E for $68,900 Robinson, Pamela D to Parsels, Cynthia M in 12-2S-21E for $162,000 US Bank NA Trustee to Kennedy, Albert in 05-2S-22E for $43,000 Country Federal Credit Union to Brin, Debra in LT 4 RIVERVIEW ACRES for $25,000 Gaines, Pamela K to Burnsed, Donald R in 30-2S-22E for $215,000 Federal National Mortgage Association to Baxley, Earl S in LT 11 BLK C MACCLENNY II for $160,000 Rowe, Cecil B to Fiser, Courtney in 13-3S21E for $30,000 Duncan, James H to Duncan, James H Jr in LT 12 FOX RIDGE SUB PHASE 1 for $115,000 Gibson, Barbara R to Sizemore, Nicole D in LT 5 BLK 64 MACCLENNY for $80,000 TD Bank N A to Brannen, Michael J in 19-2S-22E for $45,000 Rigdon, Tonya M to Fish, Patricia L Trust ee in 08-1S-21E for $26,450 Watkins, Grace M to Sapp, Tennyson J in LT 6 COPPER CREEK HILLS UNIT 2 for $160,000 Yarborough, Tamara Arlene Trustee to Shields, Rhonda R in LT 10 BLK B MACCLENNY II UNIT II for $28,000 Yarbrough, W Brian to Powell, Ryan C in 05-3S-22E for $24,000 Fannie Mae to Mobley, Jerrell in 31-2S22E for $57,000 Park Properties Inc to Lovelands L LC in 30-2S-22E for $50,000 Pringle, Michael W to US Bank Trust NA in 28-1N-21E for $28,200 Allevato, Michael S to Thrift, Jody Paul in TR 5 SHAVES BLUFF for $25,000 Guy, Robert Wayne to Guy, Robert Wayne in 13-2S-21E for $17,959 Gross, Ronald E to Politano, Anthony in LT 8 BARBERS SUB for $104,000 Foxhound Way L LC to Barber, Charles Edward Jr in 32-2S-22E for $40,000 Yarborough, Craig to Barbour, Tina M in LT 87 ROLLING MEADOWS for $125,000 US Bank Trust NA Trustee to Tanner, Ver non E in LT 7 TALL PINE SUB for $130,000 Alexander, Dawnunique to Nguyen, Trang T in LT 17 CYPRESS POINTE UNIT 1 for $90,000 Secretary Of Housing Urban Develop ment to Battles, Walter Jr in BLK 43 MACCLENNY for $31,002 Knabb Lands Inc to Cly Investments Llc in LT 3 4 5 BLUFF CREEK ACRES UNIT 1 for $33,000 Rewis, Glenda Fish to Richardson, Sandra A in LT 14 BLK 3 CUYLER FIELD SUB for $27,500 Thornburg, Alton to Williams, Louann in 25-2S-21E for $56,600 Secretary Housing And Urban Develop ment to Thomas, Deric A in LT 30 ROLLING MEADOWS for $114,000 Ingraham, Beverly Jean Bezoni to Be zoni Minerals L LC in 27/31/-2N-19E for $10 Buford, Lawson C to Staord, Steve E in LT 4 BLK C MACCLENNY II UNIT II for $145,000 Federal National Mortgage Association to Lamb, Deborah G in LT 19 COPPER CREEK HILLS UNIT 1 for $175,000 Rayonier Forest Resources L P to Ter rapointe Llc in 08/09/10/11/17 ETC for $323,700 Sapp, Charles to Richland Investment Properties LLP in 12-1S-20E for $55,000 Gatlin, Miranda to Underwood, Emily M in LT 12 BLK 1 for $23,500 Wilkerson, Billy to Hayes, Dennis E in LT 4 5 02-2S-22E for $51,360 Puderer, David to Gell, Robert A in LT 5 6 BLK I CUYLER FIELD for $65,000 Yarborough, Fred Wayne Ii to Shepard, Jo Carol in 06-2S-22E for $230,000 Thornton, Jerey W to Lancho, Caridad E in LT 3 BLK B REPLAT OF POWELLS ADD for $60,000 Chike, Cassandra Ann to Kersey, Anna Felicia in LT 1 COPPER CREEK HILLS UNIT 2 for $156,000 Country Federal Credit Union to Lucas, Dwane R in 29-2S-22E for $70,000 Country Federal Credit Union to Gaskins, Richard in 02-3S-20E for $25,000 Nelson, Brandon T to Roberts, Kenneth J Ii in LT 43 COPPER CREEK HILLS UNIT 2 for $275,000 Roberts, Kenneth J I I to Smith, Troy in LT 45 FOX RIDGE ESTATES PHASE THREE for $121,500 Johns, Bobby G Jr to Webb, Justin A in 24-2S-21E for $206,500 Law, Malcolm B to Harrod, Clint M in 28-1S-21E for $176,000 Gibson, Linda to King, Charles O in LT 60 FOX RIDGE ESTATES for $126,500 Wiley, Gloria Jean to Steinberg, Barry in LT 25 OLD NURSERY PLANTATION for $440,000 Adams, Thomas J Trustee to Dehart, Michael Shannon in 02-3S-21E for $67,500 Black Creek Custom Homes Inc to Frisbee, Kenneth A in 20/21-3S-21E for $159,000 Drees Homes Of Florida Inc to Goodin, Charlie John I I in LT 16 ROLLING MEADOWS for $149,370 Kennedy, Albert to Kennedy, Shawn in TR 1 BLK A MACCLENNY WOODS for $20,000 Combs, Timothy L to Bryant, Frances B in LT 62 FOX RIDGE ESTATES PHASE THREE for $124,700 Federal National Mortgage Association to Duncan, Norris E Sr in LT 6 BLK 5 MACCLENNY II for $216,500 Jpmorgan Chase Bank N A to McCabe, Amanda Nicole in LT 1 BLK 12 MACCLENNY for $78,900 FM Florida Land Company L LC to Iota Greystone L LC in 25/36-2S-21E for $1,665,456 Williams, Louann to Gosnell, Mary in 25-2S-21E for $18,000 Bramuchi, Kelli to Simmons, Leslie in LT 6 5 BLK 4 TURKEY CREEK RETREAT UNIT I for $132,000 Rhoden, Hugh Bentley to Federal National Mortgage Association in 31-2S-22E for $403,508 Gris, Wyman to Richardson, David Trustee in 25-3S-20E for $20,000 Crummey, Gary to Greene, Verree in 07-3S-22E for $100 Feldman, Alisa to Farrell, Stan in 02-3S20E for $10,000 Gibbs, Brenda J to Luke, Robert E in PAR 2 30-2S-21E for $139,000 Thrift, Jody Paul to Dyke, Sandra Jean in TR 5 SHAVES BLUFF for $60,000 TD Bank N A to Brown, John W in 33-2S22E for $47,500 Midrst Bank to Secretary Housing Ur ban Development in LT 21 TIMBERLANE SUB UNIT 1 for $106,700 Country Federal Credit Union to Fish, Lamar in 25-2S-21E for $27,500 US Bank NA to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation in for $58,700 MARTIN WELL DRILLING & PUMP SERVICE2 wellsMacclenny 259-9014 Cell 838-3517 Bryceville 266-4956 email@example.comLicense No. FL 2795, GA 566 5/30-11/26pPEACOCK PAINTING, INC.Professional painting Interior Exterior Pressure washing Residential Commercial Parking lot line striping Fully insured & Locally owned 25 years experience259-58772/10tfcROGER RAULERSON WELL DRILLING2 and 4 wells 24 Hour Service Calls 259-7531 Licensed & Insured Family owned & operated12/31tfcBAKER LAWN & TREE SERVICE Hedge Trimming Tree: Trimming, Cutting, Mulched, Removal 904-408-9361 Licensed & Insured7/25-8/15p MICHAEL & JONATHANS, INC. 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The Ofce Mart 110 South Fifth Street259-3737 5/19tfcLAND CLEARING A little or a lot904-521-15062/10tfcBATHROOM REMODELSNew xtures Ceramic Tile ADA Transformations Roll-in Showers Walk-in TubsCall 259-4580Licensed and insuredCFC056961 7/4-25pJOHN WILLIAMS PLUMBING Call 904-259-4580CFC056961 7/4-25pPLUMBING-SEWER-SEPTICOver 40 Years Experience 24 Hour Service259-6934 or 904-591-0063CFC032613 MP005858 I-13219RCMD Ronnie Sapp 5/16tfc Class i fied ads and no tic es must be paid in advance, and be in our office no lat er than 4:00 pm the Monday preceding pub li ca tion, unless otherwise arranged in advance. Ads can be mailed provided they are accompanied by payment and instructions. They should be mailed to: Class i fied Ads, The Baker County Press, P.O. Box 598, Mac clen ny, FL 32063. We can not assume responsibility for ac curacy of ads or notices given over the telephone. Li a bil i ty for errors in all advertising will be limited to the first publication only. If after that time, the ad continues to run without notification of error by the person or agen cy for whom it was pub lish ed, then that party as sumes full payment re spon sibility. The Baker County Press reserves the right to refuse advertising or any oth er mate ri al which in the opinion of the publisher does not meet standards of publication. Valencia Peanuts for sale. Call 386-7523434. 7/25-8/22p Kingsize Craftmatic bed. New mattress es; dual controls; one remote needs minor repair. $150. 259-3285. 7/25p Old portable toilets to convert to deer blinds or outdoor showers. Call Kenny at 904-879-4701 Monday-Friday, by appointment only. 7/25p Graco double stroller, duo-glider, stadium style seating. Black and grey, excellent condition. $65. 259-2707. 7/25p `04 gooseneck trailer, 20' woodworking deck with 5' steel dovetail loading ramps; 20,000lb capacity. $3300. Call after 6. 904-275-2802. 7/25-8/1p Artists. Oils, acrylics, water colors, Canvas es, draw ing pads and much more. On sale now. The Of ce Mart, 110 S. Fifth Street, 259-3737. tfc Camille Beckman hand cream, Root candles, unique gift items. Southern Charm 110 S. 5th Street. 259-4140. 4/28tfc Ofce Supplies, printer and fax cartridges, rubber stamps and much more. We specialize in hard to nd items. The Ofce Mart, 110 S. 5th Street. 259-3737. 4/28tfc MISCELLANEOUS Christian Cleaning Service; house or business. Call Selina for free estimate. 904-210-2039. 7/25c Landscaping mulch. Thrift Log Homes. 259-2900. 3/7tfc We install 6 seamless gutters. Pressure washing. 259-7335. 8/11tfc Alcoholics anonymous meetings Monday and Friday at 8 pm. Call Wanda 904-9947750. 209 Macclenny Ave. 1/3-12/27/13p Choosing adoption? Loving, single woman will provide stable home/support of large, extended family. Lets help each other. Financial security. Expenses paid. Deborah, toll-free (855-779-3699) Sklar Law Firm, LLC Fl Bar #0150789. 7/25p A SODA/SNACK vending route. Locations included in your local area. $8,995 minimum investment. Guarantee cash ow; 10 year warrantee. 1-800-367-6709 ext.99. 7/25p ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TRAINEES NEEDED! Become a Certied Microsoft Professional! NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! SC TRAIN can get you job ready ASAP! HS Diploma/GED PC/Internet needed! 1-888212-5888. 7/25p Premium Metal Roong, Manufacturer Direct! 8 Metal Roof proles in 40+ colors Superior customer service, same day pickup, fast delivery! 1-888-779-4270 or visit www.gulfcoastsupply.com. 7/25p AIRLINE CAREERS begin here Get FAA approved Aviation Maintenance Technician training. Housing and Financial aid for qual ied students. Job placement assistance. Call AIM 866-314-3769. 7/25p AUTOMOBILES 2002 Ford Ranger, V6, 5 speed; sweet stereo system with remote; locking bedcover. $3500 OBO. 259-2084 or 904-6101575. 7/25p 2005 Toyota 4-Runner; silver, 94K miles, V8. Heat/air with rear air, electric windows, lumbar driver seat, roof racks. Very good condition. $12,500. 259-1523. 7/25p 1988 Ford F350 4X4 pick-up. Runs good; not a dually. $2500 CASH ONLY. 259-8516. 7/25p ANIMALS Dogs: all types from puppies to adults. Animal Control, $65 adoption fees will apply. 259-6786. 11/20tfc Dog sitter needed at your home; weekdays. Jason 386-466-8660. 7/25-8/15p HELP WANTED Notice to readers: The newspaper often publishes classied advertising on subjects like 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; demand specics in writing. You can also call the Federal Trade Commis sion at 1-877-FTC-HELP to nd out how to spot fraudulent solicitations. Remember: if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. The Baker County Press Responsible, mature person to manage lawn service; drug free, part time. Apply in person at Dual State Real Estate, 1484C South 6th Street, Macclenny, MondayFriday, 9-1. 7/4tfc Experienced painters needed. Peacock Painting, 259-5877. 2/21tfc Auto Sales, In home sales or any sales experience. Small roong company looking for an outside salesman, no roong experience needed, will train. Please call 1-866959-7663. 7/4-25p Drivers: $5,000 Sign-On Bonus! Great Pay! Consistent Freight, Great Miles on this Regional Account. Werner Enterprises:1-888-567-3110. 7/18-8/8p Certied Nursing Assistant. Full/parttime, days/evenings/nights/weekends. We are looking for dependable TEAM play ers. Must pass level 2 AHCA screening. Apply in person to Macclenny Nursing and Rehab. 755 S. 5th Street. NO phone calls please. An EEO/AA Employer/M/F/V/D. 7/25c Drivers: Guaranteed Home EVERY Weekend! Company: All Miles PAID (Loaded or Empty)! Lease: To Own NO Money Down, NO Credit Check! Call: 1-888-880-5916. 7/25p Experienced AC mechanic, needs up-todate passport. 904-389-1317. 7/25-8/1p Insulator, experienced; needs up-to-date passport. 904-389-1317. 7/25-8/1p Infant Toddler Teacher Needed. Episcopal Childrens Services is searching for a Primary Caregiver for our Baker County Early Head Start program. Prior childcare experience required. National CDA highly preferred. Send resume to jjefferys@ ecs4kids.org. 7/25-8/1p EARNING BETTER PAY IS ONE STEP AWAY! Averitt offers Experienced CDL-A Drivers. Excellent Benets and Weekly Hometime. 888-362-8608, Recent Grads w/a CDL-A 1-5/wks. Paid Training. Apply online at AverittCareers.com Equal Oppor tunity Employer. 7/25p CDL-A Company Drivers, Students or Lease a Brand New Freightliner or Peter bilt Tractor Today! Zero Down, No Credit Check, Affordable & Fuel Efcient. CDL-A Required. Apply Online: TheWilTrans.com. 7/25p Solo & Teams. Priority Dispatch. Consistent Miles. Established Routes. No TouchFreight/Hazmat CDL A w/1 yr. OTR exp. Food Grade Tanker 855-IRT-TANK www. indianrivertransport.com. 7/25p DRIVER TRAINEES NEEDED NOW! Learn to drive for US Xpress! Earn $700 per week! No experience needed! Local CDL Traning. Job ready in 15 days! (888)3681964. 7/25p Experienced OTR Flatbed Drivers earn 50 up to 55 cpm loaded. $1000 sign on to Qualied drivers. Home most weekends. Call: (843)266-3731 / www.bulldoghiway. com. EOE. 7/25p REAL ESTATE Notice to Readers All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any prefer ence, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial 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 accept 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 1-800669-9777. The toll free telephone number for the impaired is 1-800-927-9275. 3 BR, 2 BA home. 808 Fox Run Circle, Macclenny. Enclosed garage for additional family room; beautiful pond view. 1 year lease to own option with 5% down and $950/month. $134,000. 904-504-0773. 7/25-8/15p 3 BR, 2 BA block home on 2 acres. 125N Glen St. Mary, 2 miles from light. Living room with replace, dining room, kitchen with stove, microwave, double sink, dishwasher, laundry room with pantry; back porch, carport and barn. 259-6723 or 386752-0011 after 5 p.m. 7/25-8/8p 5 acres on St. Marys River, zoned Ag; high and dry. Ready to build on; very nice wooded acres. $54,900; two to pick from. 904-591-2640. 7/18tfc Lots for sale, Copper Creek and Gleneld Oaks subdivisions. $32,000 each. Call 904-813-1580. 2/7tfc acre lot just outside city limits with mobile home. Mobile home has no value. $35,000, down payment $1,500. $324/ month. Call 904-813-1580. 12/13tfc FORECLOSURE LAND LIQUIDATION! Own your own mountain retreat with National Forest access in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. 1+ acre mountain view homesite in gated mountain community, bargain priced at only $14,900 way below cost! Paved road, municipal water, underground power. Financing. Call now 1-866-9525303, x 32. 7/25p FOR RENT 2 BR, 1 BA home on 326 Fifth St. South, Macclenny. $675/month plus $675 deposit. Real Estate with Garlon Webb, 904-4089146. 7/25c 3 BR, 2 BA 1700 SF, 2 story house; remodeled on 2 acres on CR 121 Bryceville. $1000/month. 904-879-2143. 7/25p 3 BR, 2 BA mobile home in Sanderson, 3 miles North off 229 on Cedar Creek Drive, on 1 acre corner lot; front/back porch. $750/month plus $800 deposit. 904-2514130. 7/25-8/1p 4 BR, 2 BA mobile home on nice lot. $850/ month plus $900 deposit. Service animals only. 904-275-2212. 7/25p 2 BR, 1 BA end unit apartment. CH/A, W/D hook-up, ceramic tile in common areas. $575/month plus deposit; senior and military discount. Call or text 904-703-6306. 7/25-8/1p 3 BR, 2 BA mobile home in Sanderson. 904-275-2136. 7/25p Room for rent. Nice brick home, close to everything, inside Macclenny city limits. Welcome responsible, mature person and senior citizen. $400/month plus $200 deposit. 904-234-5554. 7/25p 2 BR, 1 BA singlewide. New carpet, new linoleum, CH/A with 1 acre yard; very nice. $550/month; 3 BR, 2 BA singlewide on 1 acre; freshly remodeled. $700/month. 904-507-8599. 7/25-8/1p Efciency apartment; one occupancy only. $475/month plus 1st, last and deposit. Includes electric, water, lawn and trash. 259-7335. 7/18tfc 2 BR, 1 BA mobile home. $350/month plus $350 deposit. Garbage, water, sewage and lawncare included. 1st months rent prorated. 912-843-8165 or 904-2192690. 7/18tfc 2 or 3 BR mobile home $385-$550; half acre; garbage, water, sewer, lawn provided, family neighborhood. 912-843-8118 or 904-699-8637. www.rentyes.net. 1/17tfc Condo in St. Augustine, FL; directly on the beach. Newly renovated. $1200 weekly. 904-408-9515. 5/23tfc COMMERCIAL FR Professional retail office space for lease. Prime location on Hwy 121 Call 259-9022 for details. 11/3tfc 5 rms, kit, bath. 65 E. McIver. Available 8/15. 259-9590. 7/18-8/8c MOBILE HOMES Middleburg 3 BR, 2 BA doublewide on 4 acres; needs work. Sacrifice $20,000. 904-879-2143. 7/25p Attention Renters! New Home Buyers Program. Own your home & land, EZ to qualify. Call for details. 386-719-5560, ask for John T. 7/25-8/1c Brand new 5 BR, 3 BA home with room for everyone. Only $66,991. Hurry, won't last long. Call John T. 386-719-5560. 7/25-8/1c 4 BR, 2 BA custom home; must go, save $$. With thermal pain windows, overhead vents, upgraded insolation and upgraded appliances. Must go. $56,900. Call John T. 386-719-5560. 7/25-8/1c Factory Over Stock 28X60. Living room, den; over 1500 SF, with many extras. Must go. Asking $52,995. Call John T 386-7195560. 7/25-8/1c 3 BR, 2 BA doublewide. Set-up on your land for only $39,800. Call John T. 386719-5560. 7/25-8/1c FOR SALE YARD SALES Friday, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Molly Johns, 6331 W. River Circle. Clothes for all; Aeropostle, Old Navy, etc., shoes, video games, board games, movies; lots to see. 259-4750. Friday and Saturday, 7:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., 7238 W. Smooth Bore Avenue, Glen; off Odis Yarbor ough. Huge moving sale. Friday, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., 121 N. to Steel Bridge Road to Leonard Norman Road, follow signs. Small fridge, household goods and lots more. Friday and Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-?, Macclenny II on Maple. Double bedding, sofa, end table, stove, microwave, dishwasher, AC (heat/cool), oak entertainment center, table and chairs, large women's clothes, large boy's clothes, girl's 7/8; so much more. Rain or shine. Friday and Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m., 8694 Pine Avenue, Macclenny II. Lots of namebrand Jr. clothes, kid's clothes, men's clothes M/L, household items and much more. Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., directly behind Zaxby's. Clothes for everyone, electronics, toys and lots more. Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., 808 Fox Run Circle, Macclenny. Closet clean out, children's toys, infant/toddler items and much more. Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., 5801 Steelbridge Road, Macclenny. Furniture, clothes, toys, household and lots more. Rain cancels. Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-?, 447 3rd Street, South. Furniture, shoes, clothes and much more. Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-?, 5540 Huckleberry Trail, South (Rolling Meadows). Moving sale; household, clothes for all sizes, too much to list. I BUY USED MOBILE HOMES$$ CASH PAID $$IMMEDIATELY904.259.4663 JOB WANTED 500 DOLLARS & DEEDis all you need to move into your new Manufactured & Modular HomeCALL PAT800-414-2130 ARNP & Physician AssistantBaker County Health Department Part time optional WORKING HOURS:8:00 am 5:00 pm M-F 3 Yrs. Primary Care Experience within 90 days.Print state of Florida Employment Application at Baker County Health Dept., Attn: Patricia K. Conner 480 W. Lowder St. Macclenny, Fl. 32063 or call (904) 653-5234 Baker County Health Department PHYSICIAN NEEDEDBaker County Health Department Part time optional WORKING HOURS:8:00 am 5:00 pm M-F3 Yrs. Primary Care Experience Hourly pay contingent upon experience within 90 days.Print state of Florida Employment Application at Baker County Health Dept., Attn: Patricia K. Conner 480 W. Lowder St. Macclenny, Fl. 32063 or call (904) 653-5234 Baker County Health Department WORKING HOURS: 8:00 am 5:00 pm M-F 3 Yrs. Primary Care Experience Hourly pay contingent upon experience within 90 days. NOW AVAILABLE 1 and 2 BedroomsBaldwin GroveAPARTMENTS904-266-4070T.T.D. 1-800-955-8771US 90 E., right on Yellow Water Rd., right on Rainer Rd., go to stop sign, turn right. Go to rst street, turn left. RENTAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE TO QUALIFIED APPLICANTSThis institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. DRIVERS Competitive Pay & Bene ts! Local Work, Close to Westside Jax, Macclenny, Middleburg, Starke CDL-A, 2 yrs veri able, Apply online: Pritchetttrucking.com NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF THE BAKER COUNTY LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONSThe Baker County Board of County Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 6:00 PM in the Baker County Administration Building, 55 North Third Street, Macclenny Florida, to consider for adoption and approval by the Department of Economic Opportunity a proposed amendment of the Baker County Land Devel opment Regulations in accordance with Florida Statutes 163.3202. The ordinance may be inspected by any mem ed above. On the above mentioned date, all interested par ties may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed ordinance which is titled as follows:ORDINANCE NO. 2013 AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORI DA, AMENDING THE BAKER COUNTY LAND DE VELOPMENT REGULATIONS; AMENDING AND REVISING ARTICLES I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, AND XI OF THE BAKER COUNTY LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES AND ARTICLES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING DIRECTION TO STAFF; PROVIDING DIRECTION TO THE CODIFIER; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.A copy of said ordinance may be inspected by any mem stated above. In accordance with Section 286.0105, F. S.: if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the board, agency, or commission with respect to any matter considered at this scheduled meeting or hearing, he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purposes, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. According to the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to par ticipate in this proceeding should contact the Administra tion Department at (904) 259-3613 at least 48 hours prior to the time of the hearing. Subscribe to our E editionwww.bakercountypress.com Check it out...www.bakercountypress.com DONT Trash It, Sell It. Why send that computer packing? Find a new home Area buyers and sellers use Besides, someone out there THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS COPIESBlack & white/Full colorT O M110 South Fifth St.
Page 16 T B C P ursday, July 25, 2013 3032E Compact Utility Tractor Package MAKE GREAT HAY. AGPROMIDDLEBURG, FL www.agprocompanies.com/hayspecials $20,999 0% FINANCING AVAILABLE1NEW 9 Series Balers Includes:GreenSouth is now Ag-Pro! Strong on Service PACKAGE DEAL! JON SHUMAKESPORT S EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.orgA teenage girl from Glen St. Mary has been making a name for herself recently in the male-dominat ed world of martial arts. Ashlynn Johnson began training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ), a martial arts discipline focused on grappling and wrestling in favor of striking, when she was 10 years old and has been training for four years now. She said it started as just another sport great for getting and staying in shape. It has evolved into much more though. She trains twice a week at Devine Jiu Jitsu with trainer James Collins, who has 13 years of BJJ experience behind his black belt. The training sessions include boys and girls, but Mr. Collins said he doesnt treat the genders differently, although he has noticed they tend to develop at different paces. The only difference is in the way they learn, Mr. Collins said. Girls get into it wanting to learn. They cant use bravado like the boys. He said girls develop their technical skills better because they dont have the strength advantage boys have. Developing sound technique allows the girls to offset the power advantage. Ms. Johnson said learning new techniques and improving her skills are her favorite aspects of jiu jitsu training. By developing her technique, Johnson has been able to perform well at competitions, where she almost always faces off against opponents of the opposite gender. Its kind of interesting, the 14-year-old said. I dont think they like wrestling against me. They dont want to lose to a girl. She actually com peted against her first girl en route to winning her division at the North American Grappling Associations (NAGA) U.S. Open Grappling Championship in Orlando in early July, which featured more than 900 competitors across a va riety of levels and weight classes. Ms. Johnson won a championship belt by finishing on top of the I was very excited, Ms. Johnson also moved up to compete at a highsecond. Devine Jiu Jitsu had two other competitors who did well at NAGA. Logan Muse won his weight class ished third in the intermediate division of his weight class. But success in competitions is nothing new to Ms. Johnson. She has won her division in three of the four times shes competed in the Sunshine State Open. She has won numerous awards, including swords for her accomplishments. Her father, Christopher, said he is thrilled with the success shes had. I love it, he said. Im a proud daddy. She works really hard and its pretty awesome to see her. Her ultimate goal is to work her way up to being a black belt and open up a ladies class of her own, but thats still a long way off. She is currently a yellow belt with four stripes, and Mr. Collins said it usually takes more than a de cade to earn a black belt. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is unlike other forms of martial arts in that belts are based on performance and experience rather than passing tests. In the meantime, however, Ms. Johnson will continue to compete. Mr. Johnson said they hope to participate in Septembers Sunshine State Open in Jacksonville and return to Orlando in December for another NAGA competition. At left, Ashlynn Johnson works with Pierce Kirkland during last Mondays training session. Above, she grapples with Tristan Cole the same evening.Teen excels at jiu jitsu competition