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The Baker County press
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Baker County press (Macclenny, Fla. 1929)
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Began Apr. 12, 1929.
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904.259.2400 bcpress@nefcom.netCOVERING BAKER COUNTY SINCE 1929The countys most professional and extensive source for news, classied, display and real estate listings JON SHUMAKE jonshu@live.comTwo Glen St. Mary men, one of them hiding in the trunk of a vehicle, were arrested on multiple felony drug charges the evening of March 26 after police during a traffic stop found items used to manufacture meth in a car that also con tained two children. Investigator Matthew Yarborough stopped Tamera Courtney, 29, of Glen St. Mary when he saw she wasnt wearing a seat belt and had an unre strained 2-yearold in the back seat. Occupant William Cordle, 49, who had stuffed a bag into his pock et, produced the bag containing pseudoephedrine cough medicine. Inv. Yarborough then searched Ms. Courtneys car and found marijuana hidden in a cigarette box between the passenger seat and center conA quadrant of residents in northwest Macclenny were placed under a boil water notice triggered by a morn ing accident March 30 during hydrant at the corner of North 6th and Stansell Sts. The alert, phoned to 1320 households shortly after via the citys Code Red auto-dial system, remained in effect until 1:30 pm on April 1. It advised residents to boil water as a precaution to possible contamination in the water lines as a result of the mishap. City Manager Phil Rhoden said early this week the fact that the hydrant line kept spewing water at high pressure until a main valve was closed about an hour after the 9 am accident greatly reduced the likelihood of contamination. We were lucky; we never lost pressure but the order went out anyway because we thought it was the right thing to do, commented Mr. Rhoden. The break was repaired later that day and a Florida Department of Transportation crew was busy patching up an eight-foot section of pavement that washed away. There was concern the water main under it might break from vibration caused by heavy vehicles on North 6th. Joseph Cody Kennedy, 20, of Macclenny was at the wheel of the 2010 Chevrolet pickup that knocked over the hydrant and then struck a large pear tree near the intersection. He ran from the scene and was taken into custody near the county tax collector and property appraiser and US 90. Deputies obtained a description of the suspect and his apparel from witnesses near the accident scene who saw him run west on Stansell. Mr. Kennedy, who has only a learners permit to drive, confessed to police that he stole the truck from his halfbrother Kyle Larry Kennedy about daylight that morning. It was parked at the home of the owners father on South wood Rd. in the Blackbottom section of the southeast county. Were also lucky that he hit that pear tree in the path of a main power line, noted Manager Rhoden. Mr. Kennedy is charged with grand theft auto. bakercountypress.comVisit our website and vote each week in our online poll. ONLINE POLL RESULTS Should county commissioners approve Camp Traceys request for institutional zoning to counsel drug and alcohol addicts?41% Yes 48% No 11% Undecided Torch run benets Florida Special Olympics in MaySee page 9Lady Cats secure top district seed with 15-0 victorySee page 15Defunct nonprot paid $21K in bonuses to workersSee page 4 William CordlePlan afoot tying new elds to Oldcastle? Another meth lab in vehicle discovered HEALTH FACTORS HEALTH FACTORS HEALTH FACTORS HEALTH FACTORS HEALTH FACTORS PREMATURE DEATH, low birthweight, DIABETES, infant mortality, poor health, HIV prevalenceOBESITY, physical activity, STDs, TEEN BIRTHS, health providers, SMOKING, uninsured, graduation rates, UNEMPLOYMENT, crime, violence, air pollutionHEALTH OUTCOMES HEALTH OUTCOMES HEALTH OUTCOMES HEALTH FACTORS RANKING BAKER COUNTY 201057THHEALTH OUTCOMES RANKING BAKER COUNTY 201060TH 64THHEALTH OUTCOMES RANKING BAKER COUNTY 2014 JOEL ADDINGTONMANAGING EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comBaker County remains among the least healthy counties in Florida in terms of the health outcomes for residents, but where its gaining some ground are what experts believe determine those outcomes. The so-called health factors ranking for Baker County in the recently released County Health Rankings from the University of Wisconsin and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation have the county 43rd in the state of 67 counties, up in 2010, the first year the rankings were issued. The rankings allow communities nationwide to compare their health outcomes and the factors that lead to those outcomes with other areas within their state. Health is everyones re sponsibility, said Baker County Health Department director Kerry Dunlavey in a prepared statement. The rankings allow us to see where we have been and what direction we need to take to improve life in Baker County. The outcomes measured by the rankings include the years old, the percentage of low birth-weight babies and survey results showing the share of adults who report having poor or fair health, among others. Baker Countys 2014 health outcomes ranking was 64th, County still health stat cellar dwellerBoil order lied Tuesday aernoon Photo by Phil RhodenWorkers repair the damaged re hydrant last weekend. The stolen truck that hit a hydrant, then a tree, prompting a boil water notice. Photo by Regina BergerJIM MCGAULEYPUBLISHER editor@bakercountypress.comWhen County Commissioner Adam Giddens made reference in an open meeting recently to a plan in the works to solve the countys shortage ferring to early-stage discus sions that hinge on DuPont selling land off SR 228 to Oldcastle for controversial sand mining, then Dupont donating formerly-mined 100-120 acres in another tract to the county. The commissioner said the marathon meeting March 4 during which officials of a travel ball league clashed with those in charge of the countys Little League teams prompted him to put out a few feelers. Commissioner Giddens, the sole member of the county board who voted to allow sand mining by special exception, said shortly after that he was asked by Sanderson land own er and sand mining proponent Doug Moore to attend a meetMacclenny attorney Hugh Fish, who has a client relationship with Oldcastle, was at that meeting and handed Mr. Giddens a sketch depicting a tract south of the old railroad rightThe hitch, of course, is that on the Oldcastle deal going through, which then triggers the sale of land from DuPont to Oldcastle for the mining operation that has met widespread opposition because of fears that it will deplete the water table. The county commission in July, 2013 voted down the spe cial exception and the matter is now awaiting a ruling by a specially appointed magistrate since both sides failed to reach a mediated settlement. See page 2 See page 2 See page 2 It wasnt as great as I thought it was going to be.County Commissioner Adam Giddens Joseph Kennedy


Page 2 T B C P ursday, April 3, 2014 Put your sticker on your vehicle and start receiving50 OFF44 OZ. FOUNTAIN DRINKS Visit us today at 7028 E. Mt. Vernon St. Glen St. Mary Put your sticker on your Put your sticker on your Put your sticker on your COME GET YOURFREE STICKER! Renees Tax Service Confidential ~ Honest ~ PersonalizedNeed help with those complicated deductions, credits & tax laws? Call Renee Staier 275-2637 WATERSLIDES 813-2474Owners: Jay & Kristen Dyalspoiledrottenpartyrentals.comWe specialize in all your party needs!In atable bouncers, slides & combos Cotton candy, snow cone & popcorn machines Tents, tables, chairs & more! sole, and Mr. Cordle admitted it was his. The investigator found Bruce Clough, 24, in the trunk. He told the officers he was hiding there because he thought he had an outstanding warrant and he was trying to conceal the meth-making equipment. Inv. Michael Hague found numerous items used to manufacture the drug including a pack of lithium batteries, a pack of storage bags, a box of cold packs, a bottle of pure lye, two bottles of drain cleaner and a hose. Mr. Cordle repeatedly admitted that the items were his while the officers were search ing through the equipment. He was arrested for possession of a listed chemical with intent to manufacture and possession of marijuana. Mr. Clough was ar rested for the same possession of a listed chemical charge and resisting arrest without violence. Ms. Courtney was issued a verbal warning for her traffic violations and the Florida De partment of Children and Families was notified due to her 2and 8-year-old children being present. In a similar incident, two Macclenny residents were arrested on multiple drug charges in the early morning of March 30 after a fight broke out in a house that contained meth production equipment. Bradley Griffis, 22, and Brandon Wilkerson, 22, of Macclenny got in a fight after an argument broke out. Mr. Griffis left the scene and Cor poral Matthew Reigel located him while en route to the residence. The officer called EMS because the man appeared to have a broken nose and a large laceration on his head that required stitches. He told Cpl. Reigel that Mr. Wilkerson bum rushed him and struck him repeatedly. Fianc Deborah Burns, 22, and his sister Brooke Griffis gave similar accounts of the incident. Inside the room where the fight occurred, Cpl. Reigel found several items used in the production of meth including coffee filters, liquid drain cleaner, Coleman brand fuel, packaging for cold packs and a glass smoking pipe. After Cpl. Reigel found the equipment, Inv. Yarborough was summoned to the scene. He searched the room and found one used one-pot-style meth lab in a bottle, a gas venting hose, an empty pack of lithium batteries, a digital weighing scale, eight syringes and a rubber strap used for injecting narcotics in addition to the items Cpl. Reigel discovered. Inv. Yarborough also found a glass plate, four coffee filters, tin foil, numerous clear baggies and bowl that all had residue that tested positive for methamphetamine. The officer searched the area surrounding the house and located a small shed that contained a gas sprayer, two cans of Coleman fuel, one glass bowl with unknown liquid and torn lithium battery strips, a stack of coffee filters, two cold packs and three used one-pot-style meth labs in two-liter bottles. A review of pseudoephedrine logs at area stores revealed numerous current purchases and blocked purchases by Mr. Griffis and Ms. Burns. Mr. Wilkerson was found to have purchased pseudoephedrine earlier that evening. Mr. Griffis and Ms. Burns were placed under arrest for possession of methamphetamine with intent to sell and manufacturing of meth. Officers will attempt to contact Mr. Wilkerson to determine his involvement with the production of meth. In other drug-related incidents: Christopher Williamson, 26, of Glen St. Mary was arrested for possession of marijuana just after midnight of March 28 in the parking lot of the 121 Club. Deputy Christopher Clutter was on foot patrol in the parking lot when he walked up to the car containing Mr. Williamson and Sarah Williams, 30, of Macclenny. The two quickly opened their doors upon seeing the officer and Ms. Williams declared, Hes got everything. Its all his. Dep. Clutter discovered a small bag of marijuana where Mr. Williamson was seated when he got out of the car. He admitted it belonged to him and told the officer about an other bag of marijuana in a backpack in the back seat and a cigar containing pot in between the drivers seat and cen ter console, which the officer found during a search. He told the officer he knew he shouldnt be smoking, but it was his last hurrah before taking a drug test. Alisyn Hysler, 20, of Macclenny was arrested for smuggling contraband into the county jail on March 24 when a bundle of cigarettes fell out during a strip search. She said she picked up the contraband in front of the jail but refused to answer questions. Bruce CloughFrom page 1 region, Clay County was ranked 7th, Nassau 26th, The health factors collected in the research were broken into four areas. Under clinical care, the percentage of uninsured and the ratio of primary care doctors to the population were among the factors used. The socio-economic factors included unemployment, violent crime and graduation rates, to name a few. For behavioral factors, the rankings take into account smoking, obesity, teen births, STD rates and alcohol abuse, among others. There are also the physical environment factors like water and air pollution and problems in housing. Baker County leads Bradford, Columbia, Union and Putnam counties in the health factors rankWhen you look at the breakdown and compare us to surrounding counties, were the worst in obesity, said Dr. James Cardozo, a Macclenny chiropractor, after reviewing the rankings online at Here some 37 percent of adults are classified as obese, state health statistics show. And from there, that puts you on track for long-term chronic diseases like diabetes, hyper tension and in my area arthritis, Dr. Cardozo said. Though the most recent health rankings, which are published annually, reflect data that can be two or three years old upon publication, Dr. Cardozo said recent developments like the closing of the YMCA fitness center wont help matters going forward. Physical activity, along with a healthy diet, are critical to combating obesity, he said. The improvement in the countys health factors ranking could mean the health outcomes ranking will improve in the coming years, too, said the physician. Wed love to see the outcomes come down, he said, adding that if obesity here dropped 7-to-10 percent, Baker Countys outcomes rankings could move into the 40s, rather than the 60s where it stands today. Unfortunately, he said, he hasnt seen a big change in patients willingness to alter their behav iors to reach and maintain a healthy weight. Ms. Dunlavey, director of the health department, sees the health rankings as a valuable tool. She said in her prepared statement that they help us understand what factors have influenced good health practices in our community and how we can continue to make Baker County a healthy place to live, learn, work and play. She pointed to the better health factors ranking as well, citing decreases in excessive drinking, smoking, STDs and teen births here. We look forward to sharing what has worked well in our community with other counties as part of a statewide effort to build a healthier Florida, such as our Project Turning Point which provides diabetic education and care to local residents at no cost, wrote Ms. Dunlavey. They (Mr. Fish and Mr. up in the air and it involved land DuPont owns on 228. I understood initially that it was turn key and thats why I said meeting, said Commissioner Giddens. I talked to Mr. Fish again and asked him if it was turn key and he told me that its just going to be the land and maybe building materials. It wasnt as great as I thought it was going to be. Mr. Fish confirmed this week he was approached about a long-term solution to the shortage of land available for The only way to approach this is ask who already has that kind of land within two miles of Macclenny, said the attor ney. And you also have to look somebody. He agreed that discussions are in the very preliminary stages, but said he suggested that DuPont is trying to sell that parcel to Oldcastle, and perhaps a land exchange could be possible somewhere else and they might be interested in a charitable donation for tax purposes. Commissioner Giddens, already stung by criticism over the earlier mining vote, said the parties should approach the county publicly with a concrete proposal and see where it goes. They need to go after the other commissioners and convince them this might be a soluhe said. Elizabeth Revell of Fernandina Beach, a public relations consultant hired by Oldcastle early in its quest for the sand mining project here, was seated in the audience in that commission meeting March 18 when discussed and, according to one witness, appeared startled by Mr. Giddens off-hand comment about a land deal. Weve been talking to everyone and weve inquired to see if we can be of assistance, Ms. Revell admitted in a telephone interview last week. She emphasized, however, that communication with the she would not name has been informal and is not connected to the still unresolved media tion between Oldcastle and the county. From page 1 From page 1Another mobile meth lab Health stats: county in cellarAn Oldcastle link?


Page3APRIL 3, 2014 LIKE US ONFACEBOOK TO JOIN THE DISCUSSIONLETTERS TO THE EDITOR Interest in new nature trail at Shoals Park?Baker County is seeking a grant to establish a nature trail at the western entrance to St. Marys Shoals Park. County environmental health director Terry Graham was interested if the public would actually use the roughly 1-mile scenic wildlife trail if it gets built. So we turned to Facebook to gauge interest, asking readers if they would use it and for any advice for county ocials working on the project. Heres a look at the responses: Barry Melton: I dont know much about whats going on with the old golf course (looks like nothing ex cept possibly a site for lming the next Jurassic Park movie) but it looks like a great place to build a few ball elds. I think we need to apply for grant money to x that issue ... Heck, you want nature trails, drive a little farther down CR 125 and visit the Bethea State Forest miles of nature trails. Jason Knabb: No, what a waste. The kids need ball elds. Monica Long: Yep, we need more ball elds like the one on Ivy Street. I love all the rude drivers on game day parking in mine and my neighbors yards and block ing the streets and drive ways while they talk on their cell phones. Its a residential area and my child cant even play outside on those days because of all the cars and people using Eagles Nest as a turn around and then ying back down the road. The nature trail sounds wonderful and benecial. Robert and Andrea Grif n: I agree. That would be a perfect place for a softball and baseball complex like Lake City has. Yvonne Rafuse Cooper: Waste of money. Add more ball elds and nicer parks that are safe to take your children to. Karen Higens: I hope its monitored so it doesnt end up like the duck pond. Beautiful park but I will not take my children there. DeeDee Hauge: I think its a great idea! We would cer tainly use it! Greg Sheppard: Awe some! Continue to expand it as a 50-miler for out of state Scouts as a winter camping destination. Also ask for business sponsors and volunteers to maintain sections much like the adopt the highway program. I would so do this along the river front. Nick Mercorella: Love the park. It could use a nice hiking trail, especially one that takes advantage of river frontage. Melinda Duran: Oh you bet! Itll be nice to have some thing closer to my home! We love to walk. Karen G. Harrison: Its a beautiful park! Perfect for walking, running, hiking, picnicking, riding horses, etc. Very peaceful and more people use it than you would think. Please keep it this way. A nature trail would be a fab ulous addition to it. Doug Wilds: Maybe it will generate some tourist/sight seer revenue. Sara Hayden: Yes but theres so many snakes out there! I see a lot every time I go.Concealed carry suspended in emergencies?Should concealed carry laws be suspended during de clared emergencies and evacuations? Sen. Charlie Dean is defending National Guards mans testimony against an NRA bill to do just that. What do you think? Kineard Burnsed: They can get a double-barrel shot gun and tote it with them. It would work just as well. Jason Knabb: No! What is the purpose for that? Dana Crawford-Pulley: No. To do so would negate the necessary background checks for concealed weap ons holders, and open the door for convicted felons to carry a weapon. Marie Pogue Absolutely not. Our rights are protected at all times. MY SIDE OFTHE MATTERROBERT GERARD Soball eld built without LL fundsDear Editor: This year, we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Smith-Lever Act that established the Cooperative Extension Service. In Florida, extension allows us all to education of our land-grant universities, the University of Florida and Florida A&M University. UF/IFAS Extension has improved the lives of Floridians in many ways. If youve learned how to choose health ier foods, conserve water, de termine your fertilizer needs, save money or start a butter learned it from extension. If youve ever been to a 4-H camp or received help from a master gardener, you know extension. UF/IFAS Extension in Bak er County is proud of its accomplishments, but we look continually towards the futhe challenges we Floridians will face in the next 100 years and sharing them to make life healthier, happier and more prosperous for you. Please contact us to see what programs and informa tion we have to share. We are located in the Ag Center at edu. Michael A. Davis, PhD Director, agriculture agent Baker County Extension ServiceDear Editor: Twenty-plus years ago I was head of the Baker County girls softball league with 16plus teams. The problem we had then was the girls had we shared it with the church groups and the mens softball. That gave us only Saturdays to play. played sometimes until 11 at night. Minger Field was just we went to the county to make I drew a to scale diagram of what was needed and present ed it to the board of commissioners and then-county manwas approved and the county I believe a $100,000 matching grant. The commissioners built plus a great concession stand and announcers booth at a cost of around $40,000. The point is that the counfast pitch softball, and Little League put nothing in it out of their funds. It was designed for girls fast pitch not just Little League. It was built and is maintained by the county, and it should be shared with all teams. I pass by there many times on Saturday mornings used. There must be free times for others to use the facilities.David Hilson MacclennyEschews etiquette when it applies to remoteAs promised, here is part two of my everyday etiquette column. Last week my son Dylan pointed out how there needs to be a new kind of etiquette for everyday items, because people have become rude, and I agree. So here are some more observations of ordinary things that should have their own unwritten rules of conduct. Or written since thats what I seem to be doing. Families must learn to coexist with the television. I admit to being the television czar in my family. Every family has one. What makes me television czar? Simple. I am the possessor of the remote control. Like the Ring of Power from The Lord of the Rings, the remote is a powerful but insidious tool. Like Gollum murmuring my precious at his golden ring, I love the reget all crazy. Where is itssss, my precious? Where is itssss? Dont blame me, my wife adds. I dont even know how to work it. Its only been in my hands maybe two times since weve been married. Its all voodoo to me. Not quite accurate, but close. And like the Ring of Power on those rare occasions when it is in someone elses hands, I have the burning desire to snatch it back. Okay, Ill cool it on the Gollum references, but I have been known to turn the living My bunch have learned to sidestep the Stalin of the remote by scheduling shows like Top Gear, Cake Boss and Duck Dynasty to record. So I may be happily watching Person of Interest when Bam!! the channel changes automatically to Willie and Si and the rest of that Cajun bunch. Beyond the television, the obvious spot where we need household etiquette is the bathroom. I promised my wife not to get too personal here so Ill keep it general. I am going to skip over the obvious things, like never use another persons toothbrush and put the cap back on the tooth paste, and go to the big one. Toilet etiquette. If the bathroom door is closed, it is for a reason respect it. Somehow my children, who are all possessors of college degrees, have never learned that simple life lesson. I have mentioned this before in a column. It doesnt matter where they are or what they are doing, if I go into the bathroom Extension centennialfor some serious meditation their Dad-radar will kick in and they will need some burning question answered right then. Hey, Dad. Right. I see that. Should I part my hair on the right side or the left? Can this wait? I suppose. Hey, Dad. What, Spencer? Can I borrow $20 for gas? Seems like you have plenty of your own. Soon after my cell phone will ring. Its Sara in Jackson ville. Hey, Dad. Whatcha doing? It never fails. I am also curious why my children all prefer my bathroom to their own for serious meditation. Ill walk into my bathroom and walk out a sec on my face and one of them will give a sheepish smile and shrug. The culprit revealed. As you all know who read this column regularly, I am not a fan of cell phones, though I own one and use it. I truly believe that cell phone companies have wea ponized these devices in a super-secret way so than when you use them, some invisible silken tread enters your ear and wraps around your brain, making you stupid. Have you ever seen a teen ager with a cell phone somewhere where they cant use it? If it buzzes or beeps they begin to twitch and can barely keep from reaching out for it and seeing what the message might be? If it continues to buzz and beep it gets worse and worse until they look like a crack addict trying to kick the habit. I admit to waking up in the middle of the night after get ting a text message to check the phone to see if it is something important. Invariably it is a message from my cell phone carrier about a special deal. If you are using your cell phone in public that should give the public free access to your conversation. I was standing in line at the grocery store when a girl was explaining to her friend how her boyfriend was cheating on her. And then she had the nerve to come up to me at Chads party. She was talking at full voice so all of us could hear. Having been raised in a different generation I kept quiet, but I had the almost overwhelming urge to join in the conversation and say, Well, what did you say to her? It didnt matter though, because thats what her friend on the other end of the line asked. I think it should be fair game to join in. If you bring me into the conversation by talking loudly on your cell phone, youve got to suffer the consequences. Somewhere down the line Ill probably add to this list because as I write it I can think of so many more of lifes simple rules of etiquette.


Page 4 T B C P ursday, April 3, 2014 MACCLENNY MOWER & SAW INC.304 W. Macclenny Ave., Macclenny | 259-2248 Pick-up & Delivery Available | OpenMon.-Fri. 8:30 am 5:30 pm | Saturday 8 am 3 pmPayments as low as $59.99/mo. w.a.c. ALL-SAFE MINI STORAGE 190 S. Lowder St. | Macclenny | | Climate Control Available! UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT 120 SF Ofce Space Available 259-3565 ECONOMY SPECIAL! ECONOMY SPECIAL! ECONOMY SPECIAL! 50% OFF STORAGE FOR THE FIRST 3 MONTHS Starting at only$2140per month NARCOTICS ANONYMOUSWe are a group of recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. IT WORKS!!Meetings are held at the Baker County Health Department on Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:45 p.m.-7:45 p.m.JOEL ADDINGTONMANAGING EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comEmployees of a now-defunct Macclenny nonprofit established to provide criminal offenders with courtordered counseling, drug testing and other services lost their jobs last year, but exited with thousands of dollars in bonuses. The most lucrative payments went to the executive diChris Thomas, and a consultant counselor Lauren Maloney. The organization, which began in 1999 and was led by a board of directors that included Sheriff Joey Dobson, Property Appraiser Tim Sweat and local pastor Joe Ruise, lost its roughly $123,000 contract with the Florida Department of Children and Families in March, 2013 and planned to cease operations at the end of the following month. About two weeks ahead of May 1, when another nonprofit was set to take-over substance abuse counseling in Baker County, the board of directors suddenly laid off its employees and locked the doors. Though the board would not comment in any detail about why BCCS was shuttered early, employees said they brought allegations of financial misconduct and sexual harassment against Mr. Thomas to the boards attention. They said the board was concerned about any potential liability and reacted by closing up shop imme diately on April 17, 2013. Sheriff Dobson said at the time employees would receive a months wages as severance. As it turned out, however, most of them received significantly more, documents delivered to The Press last week show. The Press filed a lawsuit in late February to obtain all of BCCS financial records. The suit came after months of submitting public records requests to BCCS accounting firm, Lyons & Lyons of Macclenny and Mr. Ruise, who served as chairman of the board, to no avail. Both are named as defendants in the suit. The newspaper, as well as its attorney and the legal counsel of the Florida First Amendment Foundation, contend the records are public and subject to disclosure under Floridas broad public records law. Still, Lyons & Lyons and Mr. Ruise refused multiple requests to release the records until last week. Thats when Mr. Ruise delivered by hand to the newspaper only basic financial bookkeeping records and profit and loss statements going back to 2001. Sought by The Press but not delivered are the supporting documents for the bookkeeping entries, bank statements, credit card statements and all other financial records. Nonetheless, the documents released last week indicate that despite ceasing operations, BCCS continued to pay the staff large sums of money for nearly two months after the closing. Though some employees received more than others, between April 17 and June 12, the records show. Mr. Thomas, who headed up the staff since the organizations inception, was paid $3600 on May 14, which is about a months wages. Meanwhile Ms. Maloney, a consultant, received $4000 on April 30 and $3000 on May 13. Her pay varied substantially between $3000 and $4000 a month. Jay Baer, a substance abuse counselor contracted by BCCS, was given $1400 on April 18 and another $3000 12 days later. His monthly salary was about $2800. Karen Johnson, the office secretary and also a contract employee, was paid $2000 in two equal payments on April 30 and May 13. Her regular pay fluctuated, but remained under $1000 a month. Juvenile counselor and contract worker Mandee DaFormer office manager Linda Gibson got $3100 in two payments on the same day: $800 and $2300 on April 30. Her monthly salary was about $1700. Among the allegations made by staffers last year was that Mr. Thomas paid himself bonuses and used the nonprofits credit card for personal expenses. Mr. Thomas has denied any financial misconduct. There was no money spent out of that company that wasnt spent accordingly or was stolen. None of that stuff ever happened, Mr. Thomas said last year when confronted with the allegations. He declined to comment on the sexual harassment claims. The records supplied last week show Mr. Thomas was paid bi-weekly $1892, plus an additional amount that Three other contracted staff, former sheriffs de partment Maj. Chuck Brannan, who taught the courtordered suspended licenses classes, Randolph Ruise, who cleaned the office, and Stan Burris, who led another class, did not receive the additional compensation, the records indicate. Well over budget last yearThe documents also show BCCS posted a loss for the Total income for that year was listed at nearly $222,000, including about $42,000 in fees paid by offenders; while expenses totaled some $276,000. That latter figure includes nearly $76,000 in payroll, just ununspecified program expenses. When the nonprofit shut down, Mr. Ruise said, I be lieve our books are going to be OK ... Im sure well come out in the black, so we should be good. The newspapers lawsuit is ongoing to uncover more details about the fiscal management of the nonprofit. Accusations of financial improprieties by the former executive director, if true, would imply the board of directors were poor stewards of BCCS finances. The director said last year the board never commissioned an audit of the finances because it was too costly. It remains unclear whether a closing audit was performed by Lyons & Lyons. The newspaper is pursuing additional records because BCCS was funded with more than a million dollars in taxpayer funding through its 14 years in existence, and it served a function on behalf of the county government, which also paid BCCS. Beyond its contract with the state, BCCS was paid about $20,000 by the county from various trust funds just last year. The county also paid the organizations utility bill and paid BCCS to manage the countys house arrest program in partnership with McDuffie Global Monitoring of Macclenny, which received about $9000 last year as a subcontractor to BCCS. BCCS offices were housed on public property in the courthouse complex, too. The Press lawsuit asks the court to determine whether the records are indeed public, and if so, compel disclosure of all BCCS financial records, including disbursements and receipt documents, operating statements and balance sheets. In addition, the suit seeks reimburse ment for the newspapers attorney fees.BCCS raided coers for bonuses upon closingOther nancial data still not forthcoming Tim Sweat Joey Dobson Joe RuiseA county deputy on patrol looking for the driver of a truck north Macclenny the morning of March 30 witnessed another pickup slam into a tree near (see related article, this edi Deputy Daryl Mobley said he was west on Ohio Ave. just east of N. 6th St. about 9:40 when he heard the sound of a motor racing, and looked south to see the 1999 Ford Macclenny strike the tree. cident on a stuck gas pedal, though he told rescue workers initially he was trying to kill himself. He admitted to the deputy he had been drink ing all night. Deputy Mobley found an empty liquor bottle and another about one-third full in the pickup. sobriety testing, and he was taken to jail where he refused to submit to breath, urine or blood testing, triggering an automatic DUI charge. He was also cited for not wearing a seat belt. In another case of an impaired driver, the nature of charges against Deborah Byram, 62, of Olustee will await results of a urine test after she was brought to jail the afternoon of March 28. Deputy Mobley said several motorists on US 90 reported the 2013 Chevrolet driven by Ms. Byram was swerving out of its lane and forcing other vehicles off the road just besaid he was familiar with her history of similar activity, said and had no odor of alcohol. Deputy Mobley also noted in his report that he requested a review of Ms. Byrams driv ing privileges based on that history. Dylan Fain Strickland, 20, of Macclenny was jailed in the early morning of March 27 for who spotted him speeding away in a vehicle he was unauthorized to drive. Deputy Christopher Clut ter said he had been earlier advised to be on the lookout for Mr. Strickland at the wheel of a 2013 Suzuki belonging police she had warned him against driving because of three license suspensions. The Suzuki sped south on South 6th St. at over 70 mph shortly after the deputy got behind it about 2:30 am, then west on Woodlawn Rd. to Creekside Dr. where the suspect abruptly turned into the driveway of his residence. Deputy Clutter said he and Mr. Strickland with leg irons after he banged his head on the trunk of a patrol car, and again on the partition while kicking the rear door once placed inside. He also loudly cursed while being restrained. strong odor of alcohol. Lonzie Eddie Johns, 47, of Macclenny was arrested for driving on a license with three suspensions, including one for drunk driving. Sheriffs investigator Mike Hauge said he spotted the suspect at the wheel of a south bound 2003 Ford Explorer on North 3rd St. about midday on March 27. The investigator was aware of the suspensions and said Mr. Johns led him through several city blocks before pulling over. Photo courtesy of Regina BergerThis accident occurred within minutes of another nearby Sunday.Deputy witnesses collisiontigate a possible arson case in west Macclenny in the early Romona Robertson called police about 1:30 am when she the rear door of her South 9th St. residence. She told Deputy Matt Riegel she exited the shower and smelled smoke, then tossed a bowl of water on door was smoking when he arrived, and he detected the faint odor of gasoline. Sheriffs investigator Matt Yarborough said Ms. Robertson gave multiple inconsistent statements and named three persons as possible suspects, two males and a fe male. She also said she heard a mans voice outside. The investigator said a wood stick found on the south side of the residence was likely Suspected arson case reported in MacclennyIntruder ees when she returns in evening A search of the area by the sheriffs K-9 Blitz turned up no sign of a suspected intruder who was surprised late on March 30 by a Sanderson resident when she returned home. Anna Fisher told deputy Marc Heath she heard someone run out of the house through a door in the garage just before 11 pm. During a subsequent search, she found that a headboard used to block a door into the garage had been removed, as was tin foil covering windows in her bed room. The deputy also found pry marks on the outside door leading into the garage and on the door in the garage lead ing into the living room. The report does not indicate any property missing. In another trespass incident, Deputy Justin Yingling arrested Justin ONeill the afternoon of March 29 after learning he was wanted in Clay County for failure to appear in court on a suspended license charge. Mr. ONeill was one of three Fiesta Court near Macclenny.Cherokee PowWow set for April 3-5The Cherokee of Georgias annual Spring PowWow in St. George will be held the week This is an opportunity to experience the Cherokee In dian culture with a variety of childrens activities, demonstrations, dancing, story-tell arts and craft traders. Theres also museum with Indian relics. Entry, camping and park blankets are encouraged. No arms will be permitted. For more information, please visite www.cherokeeof or the groups Facebook page. You can also e-amil or call Chief Tall Oak Martin at SHARE YOUR JOY & RECORD YOUR FAMILY HISTORY!Submit births, weddings & 50th+ anniversaries via email to or at 104 S. 5th St., Macclenny4 week deadline on all submissions.


ursday, April 3, 2014 T B C P Page 5 Woodlawn Kennels Quality Professional Care ....... . . . . . . .................. $ Male brown/brindle bull mastiffANSWERS TO TANKMay be limping, bad back leg Missing since March 25 off Odis Yarbrough Rd.Call 259-7867 904-955-3037 or 259-1373 with any information A Sanderson man lost his life the afternoon of March 28 when his northbound motorcycle veered off CR 229 South, ran through a ditch and struck a utility pole. cidents in the Sanderson area in two days involving a power pole, but the only one result Baker County roads so far in 2014. Trooper Justin Smatt of the Florida Highway Patrol said the victim was northbound on his 2004 HarleyDavidson about 4:30 when it left the roadway just south of Will Elledge Rd. The impact threw Mr. Durance several yards east of where the motorcycle came to rest. He was wearing a helmet and pronounced dead at the scene. Just over 24 hours later, a 2004 Nissan Altima was west bound on US 90 in east Sanderson when it left the roadway and struck a power pole before overturning. The impact snapped the pole and the top portion fell across the road, striking a 2000 Chevrolet Blazer trav eling eastbound. Its driver, T.K.D. Lee, 21, of Glen St. Mary, was taken to Fraser Hospital with minor injuries. FHP Trooper C.A. Scott said the Nissan had three male occupants, but no information was available late Tuesday as to their identities, who was driving and possible charges. The accident occurred Light customers in the immediate area. FPL spokesman Bill Orlove said power was restored to all but 31 of them shortly after 9 pm, and the remainder by 3:30 the following morning. In another recent accident, Sarah B. Mobley, 21, of Glen was seriously injured just after midnight on March 30 when her 2009 Nissan left CR 23A in northwest Macclenny on a curve, traveled into a ditch and struck several trees before it overturned. The accident occurred near the intersection with Cooper Creek Dr. She was the sole occupant to UF Health Jacksonville with injuries termed nonlife threatening. She was not wearing a seat belt and was charged by Trooper A. Cummings with that offense, plus failure to maintain a proper lane. Purchase this photo at Photo by Jim McGauleyThe victims motorcycle on the road shoulder on CR 229 South.Purchase this photo at Photo by Jim McGauley400+ customers lost power when this pole was severed on US 90.Motorcyclist dies on 229An ambush robbery in Glen; armed attempt on same nightA Glen St. Mary man was arrested early on March 31 and charged with felony aggravated battery on his mother, the result of an argument over her drinking his whiskey. Deputy Matt Riegel said he medical call at the residence of Melinda Johnson on Claude Harvey Rd. about 3:20 am and found the 47-year-old victim lying face down and bloodied A rescue crew was summoned to treat what were described as serious mouth and jaw injuries. Her son Tyler Freeman, 23, admitted getting into an argument with his mother but denied striking her about the face, despite what the deputy noted were injuries to his hand consistent with those injuries. He said he was playing beer as James Jackson, 22, of Glen and his mother also began drinking their whiskey. In other arrests, Deputy Marc Heath charged a Jack sonville man with aggravated assault on his estranged girlfriend for threatening to run her down in the parking lot of the Citgo station at US 90 and Interstate 10 the evening of March 29. Richard Salazar, 31, was stopped by Sgt. Shawn Bishara on the interstate shortly after he left the scene where he had been in an argument with Jamie Guerra, 28, of Lake City after she told him she wanted to end their relationship. A witness and video surveillance indicated the couple argued, then Ms. Guerra threw the accuseds cell phone at his vehicle as he was leaving the parking lot. When she went to pick it up, Mr. Salazar turned his 1999 Toyota around and drove it toward her. The couple met there to exchange Ms. Guerras son. In other similar incidents recently: Ex-boyfriend Jason Byrd, complaint for battery on Daisy Stewart, 36, around midnight on March 28. Both are from Glen St. Mary. Ms. Stewart told Deputy Jeremiah Johnson the accused grabbed her several times when she attempted to exit his vehicle on Washington St. He had given her a ride home from Macs Liquors in Macclenny. An 11-year-old female student at Baker County Middle School was arrested for acant at the Pre-K Center in the The teacher told Deputy John Minkel that the student earlier used foul language and refused to leave a classroom. The girl shoved the teacher when she attempted to direct She was charged with battery, trespass and disturbing the peace. A complaint for battery patient at Northeast Florida State Hospital for allegedly striking another male patient, 60, in the face with a closed Shoplier earlier was banished from storePunches out his motherArgument over her drinking sons whiskeyAn ambush robbery and an attempted armed robbery were reported to the sheriffs department within an hour of each other the evening of walking back to their W. Minnesota residence in Macclenny said they were approached by two men armed with a pistol and demanding money. Deputy Marc Heath the suspects were black males, one appearing to be about 16 with a shaved head wearing an orange hoodie and the other about 12 years old, also with a shaved head, and wearing a black hoodie. She said the younger suspect pointed the pistol at her companion, 20, and the older suspect grabbed it away from him, demanding money or he would shoot one of them. He then cocked the pistol and pointed it again at the women, threatening to knock out one of them, then threatening to kill one of them. When the women protested that they had no money, the would-be robbers ran through apartments on Minnesota and then north on 9th St. Deputy Heath said one neighbor recalled hearing someone running but thought it was children. Another nearby resident said she had a window open and heard nothing. neighborhoods but located no one matching the youths de scription. About an hour later, Tara Washington, 41, of Macclen ny said her purse and contents were stolen by a black man who hopped into her 2003 Cadillac while she was stopped for a light at Wildcat and US 90. Ms. Washington told Depu ty Matt Riegel she could identify the suspect because she caught sight of him on US 90 before he donned a black ski mask and entered the car. She um build with short hair and wearing a red shirt and black pants. She said the purse contained $620 cash, check cards, book. The countys K-9 Blitz joined the search by deputies west of the scene and followed Police recovered two of the bank cards. Police arrested a Sanderson woman for attempting to leave the Macclenny Walmart with about $200 in merchandise she failed to pass through the price scanner at the self-check line the afternoon of March 30. Leslie Ann Starling, 31, faces an additional charge of trespass because she had earlier been banned from the store due to a past similar incident. An employee alerted store security after watching Ms. before placing them in bags and heading for the exit. They consisted of mostly clothing and some jewelry. Deputy Earl Lord said two young children with her at the time were released to their father, and a female juvenile released to her grandfather. In a second shoplifting case at the same retailer, criminal a Macclenny couple after they were caught removing packaging from miscellaneous merchandise that they then stowed in a purse. A store employee told Deputy Marc Heath he followed Sandra Boone, 62, and kitchen-related, grooming and other items from the shelves. They paid for some groceries before attempting to leave. Submit your social notice online @ Custom PrintingStationery Invoices Business Cards Envelopes Invitations THE OFFICE MAR T 110 South Fifth St. 259-3737 rrfrnnrt START TALKINGBEFORE THEY START DRINKINGKids whodrinkbeforeage15are5 timesmore likely to have alcohol problems when theyre adults. 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Page 6 T B C P ursday, April 3, 2014 NEW RIVER SOLID WASTE Treatment rooms are private and con dential. Who needs dental insurance? www.macclennydentalclub.com653-3333 571 S. 6th StreetDerrick Carter, D.M.D.WE HAVE A BETTER PLAN!MacclennyDentalSmileClub.com3 plans to t your needs, ALL with NO annual limits, NO waiting period, NO deductible, NO exclusions, NO missing tooth clause, NO calendar year max, NO waiting to verify coverage and NEVER see an increase in your monthly cost Pesticide classThe Baker County Exten sion Service will offer the tricounty pesticide school and examinations on Wednesday, at the Ag Center in west Macclenny. Registration deadline is Friday, April 4. A total of 7 CEUs have been applied for (3 core + 4 private please contact the extension additional information, you can also visit http://baker. 690-A W. Macclenny Avenue in Raynors Shopping Center259-3232 Spring GreeningColor Craze...its not just for eggs!Make the switch to a healthy, clean, green approach to your haircolor! We feel ammonia-free matters!$10 OffYOUR NEXT HAIRCOLOR SERVICEOffer good thru April 3-19 Book online at Owner/Stylist: Lauren Helms | Stylist: Amber Homrich MIKE ANDERSON PRESS STAFF Following a scathing audit ity issues and poor investments two weeks ago, the New River Solid Waste Associations board of directors will decide on April 10 if they want to hire an investment manager. During a noon workshop on April 1, board members discussed a draft investment policy presented by the agencys attor ney, Russell Wade, and generally agreed that a professional ful in formulating future investment decisions. Staff director Darrell ONeal said he will arrange to have an investment expert at next weeks meeting for a professional perand offer advice on investment is reached. Mr. Wade, who prepared the proposed investment plan for the boards consideration, said the boards main decisions will pertain to the level of risk theyre willing to assume for higher potential returns. Thats where the expertise of an investment manager will be most needed, most board members agreed. Member Gordon Crews, a Baker County commissioner, said he would prefer to hire an investment manager with the expertise to help us make the policy decisions regarding the percentage of a portfolio to in vest in a particular fund. We dont have that expertise, he said. Thats what I was looking for. I totally agree, said board member Karen Cossey, a Bradford County commissioner. In the past, New Rivers portfolio of between $2-$3 million has been invested mainly in money market accounts, earning a meager half-percent interest. invests in bonds and savings accounts actually lost around $870,000 during the last fiscal year, which drew another criticism by the boards auditor, Lora Douglas, who urged the adoption of an investment policy to guide future decisions. Mr. ONeal reminded the board that the auditor has recommended an investment manager be hired by New River for the past three years in a row. If the board decides to seek the services of a licensed investment manager, Mr. ONeal said, there are three key questions that must be answered: What is their philosophy? What is their expectation? What is their expe rience? The draft investment policy covered the gamut of investments from CDs and money market accounts to bonds and federal treasury notes and cor porate stocks, the latter of which Mr. Wade described as by far but with potentially the highest return. One pot of money that would be exempt from investments are restricted funds in escrow accounts established for the future long-term care of portions of the must continue to be cared for and monitored for many years to come. Closure and long term care accounts, we cant touch, Mr. Wade told the board. That money is off the table completely The proposed policy states: Restricted funds for the CloNRSWA Escrow Accounts are strictly subject to the applicable governing laws and regulations of the Department of Environmental Protection and are therefore exempt from all provisions of this Policy. That was one area that drew particular criticism in the recent audit, in which Ms. Douglas said business and needed to be treated like one. You need to consider future obligations, she said in the report. You should not treat it like a county budget and spend ev erything you bring in every year. A business cannot continue to operate if it spends everything it makes and lives paycheck to paycheck. She pointed out that the fu ture expenses for closure and long-term care, which include grass mowing and monitor gas, have not been adequately funded. For example, the association has only set aside about half of the estimated $10.3 million needed for those future re quirements. The 19-page comprehensive draft investment policy prepared by Mr. Wade, which included references to all applicable governing laws and included examples of other governmental jurisdictions investment plans, drew Mr. ONeals praise. This is more customized than anything I thought we were going to get, he told the attorney. I applaud you for that. The attorney also appeared to be out of hot water with two board members who called for his replacement after receiv ing the audit and being told by Mr. ONeal last month that Mr. cial expert was not needed to usher in a new investment policy. tion this week, telling the board that state law does not require an investment manager be hired to carry out an investment policy, which he said could be handled internally.JOEL ADDINGTONMANAGING EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comA bill working its way through the Florida House would give state legislators fi nal authority over historical markers at state parks, rather than the Florida Department of Environmental Protections parks division. The bill from Rep. Den response to the controversy sparked when the Florida chap ans requested placement of a Union monument at the 3-acre Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park last year. The groups plans riled up plenty of opposition from the which counts Rep. Baxley as a member. They argue a Union monument at the park, origi nally given to the state by the United Daughters of the Con federacy in 1909, would be offensive to their Southern heri tage. The Union group, meanwhile, cites the higher number of Union casualties in the 1864 Battle of Olustee and the lack of a battlefield monument to those who fought for the federalists at the park site. A grave marker is located nearby, outside the state park boundaries, but the group says its too far removed from the annual battle festivities to pay proper tribute to their ancestors. The conflict has garnered national attention, most re cently from the online news outlet The Huffington Post. Rep. Baxleys bill, which last week was approved by the House Agricultural and Natural Resources Subcommittee with a close 7-6 vote, has also ruffled the feathers of his fellow legislator Rep. Elizabeth resents Baker County, and voted against the measure. She called a public input meeting late last year to discuss the issue and doesnt believe the legislature should be the final authority over monuments at state parks, particularly because it opens the process to political influence. The process worked in my district, Rep. Porter said, according to recent reports. Weve had meetings, we discussed it and everyone had their side heard. Its funny how people will say local control, local control, local control until they dont get what they want ... and then they want the state to come in and mandate other wise. The bill must pass two more committees before a vote of the full House. There is a companion bill in the Florida Senate also working its way through the committee process. In other recent develop ments out of the Florida Legislatures 2014 session, the Senate Committee on Appropriations passed its budget for begins June 1. The legislation has funding to open the new, but vacant, Baker County ReEntry Center in Olustee. The state funded construction of the center, but not its operational costs. The center will be home to inmates within 18 months of release to Northeast Florida communities. At the center theyll receive job training and other counseling to help them successfully re-enter society without re-offending. Sen. Charlie Dean (R-Iner County, said in his weekly newsletter on March 28 hes excited about the potential funding for the project as well as funding for a work camp in Dixie County. Both of these projects will provide direct economic development and jobs for my district, he said.JON SHUMAKE jonshu@live.comPolice were called to the Macclenny Church of God on 6th Street the morning of March 24 after the pastor discovered a building belonging to the church had been vandalized the previous night. Rev. Shannon Connor found the building had been spray painted with a face smoking a cigarette with the word Smokin above it. In the same building, a mop had been thrown through a window in the door after it was used to knock out all the glass. Deputy Jacob Satterwhite found the sidewalk had also been spray painted with the words Only God can judge me. Rev. Connor told the deputy that the secretary was the last person at the church the pre vious night and everything appeared normal when the secre tary left around 8:30. The pastor told Dep. Satterwhite that he had told a young male to not smoke on church property a few weeks prior, but could not identify the man. In a similar incident, police responded to the Country Club Lounge on SR 121 South on March 28 after two Macclenny men reported cell phones stolen and then found damaged in the womens restroom. Ricky Castillo and Travis Miller were sitting on a couch inside the club the day before when Chelsea Higginbotham, 21, of Glen St. Mary joined them. At this time, Mr. Castillo went to the bar but left his phone behind on the couch. Ann Miller, 34, and Kristina Higginbotham, 37, of Macclenny also sat down on the couch near his phone. Mr. Castillo went back to the couch once the three women left and Mr. Miller said he couldnt find his phone. Mr. Castillos phone was missing, too. The three women walked into the restroom after they left the couch, and the two men had the bar owner go into the restroom once the women left. She found Mr. Castillos phone in the toilet submerged in water and Mr. Millers phone was found in the trash can. Mr. Castillos phone case was also found damaged. Deputy Marc Heath was unable to contact the three women. In other incidents: A criminal complaint was filed on a Glen St. Mary woman on March 27 for felony larceny after a Sanderson woman nopurse. Leslie Starling was unloading groceries from her car and the couch before Teresa Stokes, the items were put away, Ms. Starling took her purse to the She went back to see who took the money and found that Ms. Stokes had left the resi dence. Deputy Jeremiah Johnson tried to contact the suspect to no avail. A lost cell phone was re turned to a Macclenny woman after it went missing at the Sixth Street Steakhouse on Doree Mobley told Investigator Rodney Diggers that she had her phone while eating at the restaurant but then noticed it was missing after she left. After speaking with two employees at the restaurant, the lost phone mode was activated and displayed the name had been changed to Bigee. The phone was left active for a week and a message was placed on it to contact her or her husband if the phone was found. Mrs. Mobley received a call within a couple of days by Zachary Graham of Sanderson who told her that he bought the phone off Facebook from an unknown person. He said the person was a tall white male with a medium build who went by the name Burt. The value of the missing phone and case was about $370. Police responded to the residence of an elderly Macclenny woman on March 24 who had $300 stolen from an envelope in her purse. Doris Washington last saw the money on March 20 when she gave her daughter change for larger bills. She named a female suspect who was assisting her at her residence for and appeared to be in a hurry to leave. The Department of Children and Families was notified of the incident but there will be no further investigation. Jack Pearce of Sanderson called the police on March 24 to report that a handgun was stolen from his gun cabinet during the previous month. Mr. Pearce noticed the longbarreled .22 caliber Ruger revolver was missing on March 21. He had the gun out about a month prior showing someone, but he doesnt know if that person stole it. Deputy Christopher Walker contacted the man, who denied taking the weapon. Amanda Feehly of Macclenny contacted the police on March 24 about her cell phone that was stolen while she was away from home. She told Dep. Satterwhite that she had shown a 17-yearold male the phone on March 17, and when she returned from a hospital stay, she noticed the phone was missing. Ms. Feehly spoke with the juvenile, who denied having the cell phone. Dep. Satterwhite spoke with Patricia Smith of Glen St. Mary, who said she called the number of the missing phone and recognized the voice as her grandson. The juvenile told the deputy he borrowed the phone but gave it back to Danny Mathis on March 24. Mr. Mathis said he didnt have the phone or knew who had it. A 17-year-old Macclenny juvenile called police on March 24 after noticing his silver necklace with a silver cross and diamonds and $100 had been stolen from a camper. Dep. Satterwhite responded to the scene but didnt find any signs of forced entry. You should not treat it like a county budget and spend everything you bring in every year. 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ursday, April 3, 2014 T B C P Page 7JOEL ADDINGTONMANAGING EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comA state housing program is keeping a close eye on Baker County after the county failed to remedy a violation of the programs rules roughly one year ago. It was last April that The Press exposed a Glen St. Mary councilmans violation of State Housing Initiative Partnership, or SHIP, regulations prohibiting him from profiting off the taxpayer-funded home built for his late mother. Morris Dickie Foster, a plumbing contractor, sidestepped the prohibition when he began leasing the home the SHIP program, which is administered by the state with federal funding. Once that revelation became public, the county, which ad ministers the program locally and serves as the fiscal agent for money that pays for new homes or home renovations for low-income, disabled or elderly applicants, including Mr. Fosters mother, had two options to remedy the violation. The county could foreclose on the property, a single-family home of some 1000 square feet on North Glen Avenue next to Mr. Fosters residence, and sell Foster owed the SHIP program, explained County Manager C.J. Thompson early last year. SHIP grants function as deferred loans in which the loan balance decreases annually until it reaches zero after 20 years. Mr. Fosters home was completed in 2009, but his mother lived there until her death in 2012. The countys other option, Mr. Thompson said last year, would be to file a lien against the property and pay back the program when the house is sold. He indicated the county would go the latter route because the county doesnt want to be in the real estate business. Last summer, when asked about the status of the lien, Mr. Thompson said it had not been filed but it was on his to-do list. He said he was busy with the county budgeting process and he would eventually have it filed. Now, a year after the matter surfaced, the lien has still not been filed. Meanwhile, since February of last year, the county has filed 19 code enforcement liens totaling thousands of dollars in fines. It looks like the lien should have been filed, for sure, said Cecka Green, spokeswomen for the Florida Housing Finance Corporation, which administers the SHIP program statewide. But, she said, the countys failure to do so did not violate SHIP program statutes or rules. It can be viewed as a management issue, though, Ms. Green said. Most likely, the county will be subject to compliance monitoring through Florida Housing and audits of the program, possibly through their county auditors.Why was the lien overlooked?Last week Mr. Thompson, the county manager, blamed the lack of action on an over sight by the countys previous legal counsel William Sexton, now an attorney representing Bradford County. The county manager said he told Mr. Sexton to file the Foster lien, and it was news to him that it never happened. I should have followed up, he said, adding that the countys turnover in attorneys last year caused a number of complica tions for county officials. If that conversation ever took place between Mr. Thompson and Mr. Sexton, the latter party doesnt remember it. When contacted last week, Mr. Sexton said he had no recollection of being told to file the lien against Mr. Fosters property. After being told the circumstances that led to Mr. Fosters violation of the SHIP program rules, Mr. Sexton said none of it sounded familiar. He wouldnt go so far as to say the conversation with Mr. Thompson never happened, but he couldnt say one way or the other. Mr. Fosters mothers passing while occupying a SHIP house is not unprecedented. County commissioner Mark Hartley found himself in the same situation, but he paid off the SHIP loan. Mr. Foster, meanwhile, started leasing the house, which he said he upgraded at his own expense with various amenities and additions a typical SHIP house would not have. When renting the home last year, the yard sign placed in front of the residence asked the balance owed on the loan could be earned in less than five years. But without the lien in place, the property could be sold and the SHIP program for the home. Mr. Foster would be under no obligation to pay back the program, either. Last year, Mr. Foster told The Press he would pay the money, but only if he had to. If they [the county] tell me to do it, Ill do it. Ill do whatever I have to to make it right, he said. That contradicted what the county manager said, however. Mr. Thompson said he discussed the issue with Mr. Foster last year and the contractor couldnt afford to pay off the loan. Mr. Foster signed much of the SHIP paperwork to secure the new home for his mother. He bought the property back in it had a 844-square-foot woodframe house on it. He deeded the property to his mother two years later. About a year after that, a suspicious fire caused some $10,000 in burn and smoke damage to the structure. That sparked an investigation by the State Fire Marshal, which named Mr. Foster as an arson suspect. The state agency re ported there wasnt enough evidence against him to charge him with the crime, however. was issued to Mr. Foster after the fire. Thats about the time Mr. Foster, using his mother as the applicant, applied for help from the SHIP program, which is meant to keep the states most vulnerable populations from becoming homeless. Mr. Fosters mother at 73 with a respiratory condition and only social security checks to show for income was a prime candidate for the program. According to the website of the Florida Housing Finance Corporation, it takes seriously its obligation to the citizens of Florida to conduct business in a legal and ethical manner. This ranges from protecting state and federal assets from waste, inefficiency, misuse, theft, etc., to behavior that does not enhance the public trust and confidence in Florida Housing. The spokeswoman for Florida Housing, Ms. Green, said her agency was still working with county officials early this week to see what the situation is with this property. As of early this week, court records indicate no lien has been filed in the Foster SHIP case. Drop Offs Welcome FREE E-FILING ADonna Jacksons Income Tax Service759-0884Located in Glen St. Mary 1040 EZ | 1040 A | 1040 | State Tax | Truckers Small Business Tax | S-Corporation | Farmers | LLC | MinistersReliable & AccurateReasonable Rates!I have 20-plus years experience and I love preparing taxes! Call me for an appointment or to drop off your paperwork. 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Deputy Chris Walker found tire marks similar to those at the scene lead ing to a nearby residence on Oakwood Terrace, and occuthat her brother William Daniels, 24, of Macclenny was using her Jeep to remove scrap metal from a residence on Crews Rd. brothers address in Pine Oaks trailer park off SR 121 South, and Deputy Jacob Satterwhite located him there, along with two others matching the de scriptions given earlier by Ms. Howell. vis Roberts, 37, of Sanderson Macclenny. as the person who scrapped the heads that day at American Recycling on Woodlawn Rd. All three were arrested for grand theft and burglary. Mr. Roberts was booked on an additional count of possession of 10 rounds of ammunition by a convicted felon, and Mr. Daniels for driving on a license with two suspensions. The scrapped items were the property of Reese Estep of the Crews Rd. address. In another property crime involving a vehicle, a 17-yearold night shift employee at Macclenny Nursing and Rehab called police late on March 26 when she realized her 2002 Jeep was looted of a purse and contents. Deputy Christopher Clutter said pollen residue on the vehicle enabled him to lift partial Trio is accused of selling stolen parts at scrapper File photoThe Foster SHIP house in February, 2013 when the rental sign was erected.No lien led on SHIP houseOcial in Glen rented it year agoEMS open house April 12The Baker County Emerplans a day-long open house for the public on Saturday, April 12 at its headquarters on US 90 west in Macclenny. The event will start at 8 am and last into the evening. Complimentary breakprepared by paramedics and EMTs, who will also host demonstrations and tours of both the facility an equipment.


Page 8 T B C P ursday, April 3, 2014 WE SPECIALIZE IN PROBLEM ROOFS 259-2563 FREE Estimates Chamber group huddles on target industriesA group of Chamber of Commerce members, many of them investors in the Choose Baker initiative, gathered for ve hours at the school board meeting room in Macclenny for a wide-ranging discussion on the industries best suited for location in Baker County. Led by Crawford Powell (left) of Valdosta, principal of IDG Impact Development Group, participants chose four targets that it best believes the chamber should pursue: warehousing and logistics, light manufacturing, information technology and health care. Chamber executive director Darryl Register said this week he will prepare a synopsis of the session for review by the 26 participants, then release a full report to chamber members later. rf ntt rbff ft r April is Water Conservation Month in Florida, and the St. Johns River Water Manage ment District is joining dozens of agencies and local governments to promote the importance of water conservation. April has been formally recognized as Water Conservation Month in Florida for the past 16 years, as April is typi cally a dry month when water demands are higher due to springtime planting. Lawn and landscape irriga tion accounts for more than half of all residential water use. District lawn watering rules are designed to ensure landscape irrigation and spec ify the days when residents and businesses may water. These days depend on whether the property has an odd or even numbered address. Irrigate lawns and landscapes up to two days a week, before 10 a.m. or after 4 p.m., from March to November, and up to one day a week during the cooler months of Eastern Standard Time. Watering wisely year-round promotes healthier lawns and landscapes and can save thou sands of gallons of water per month, as well as save homeowners money. Overwatering a lawn can promote weeds and insect pests, as well as weakened grass roots. Watch the weather if it looks like it is going to rain, dont water your lawn. Outdoor conservation tips include: Water lawns during the early morning or early evening hours when temperature and wind speed are lowest. This reduces losses from evaporation and wind that can occur during the middle of the day. Use a broom to clean leaves and other debris from sidewalks and driveways rather than a hose. Using a hose to clean a driveway can use hundreds of gallons of water. spray nozzle that can be adoff at the faucet instead of at the nozzle to avoid water loss from leaks. Without a spray nozzle, an unattended garden hose can pour out 8 to 12 gallons each minute, or hundreds of gallons of water in an hour. Collect rainwater to use to water plants. It is free and is better for plants because it doesnt contain hard minerals. Indoor tips include: Inside the home, a leaky toilet or faucet can waste thousands of gallons of water each toilets and shower heads can dramatically reduce indoor water consumption without reduced performance. Insulate water pipes to get hot water faster and avoid wasting water while it heats up. Never put water down the drain when there may be another use for it, such as watering a plant or cleaning. Store drinking water in the refrigerator instead of let ting the tap run while waiting Water conservation is among the districts highest priorities, and nearly every aspect of the districts work, from consumptive use permitting to cooperative funding to water supply planning, has a water conservation component. Since 2010, the district and local governments, utilities and other partners have invested nearly $7 million in cost-share projects to improve water conservation. waterconservation for more tips on how to conserve water. SJWMD suggesting these water conservation pointers


ursday, April 3, 2014 T B C P Page 9 NARCOTICS ANONYMOUSWe are a group of recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. IT WORKS!!Meetings are held at the Baker County Health Department on Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:45 p.m.-7:45 p.m. KINDERGARTEN & FREE Summer Pre-KREGISTRATIONfor children who will be 5 yrs. old by Sept. 1, 2014April 7-11from 8:00 am-3:00 pmat theBaker Co. Pre-K/Kindergarten Center362 South Blvd. East/Macclenny The following documentation is required: Proof of custody if not the birth parent Physical Current shot record Parents Driver License and Proof of Baker County residency for Summer V.P.K. For more information: Kindergarten: Angie 259-0385 Summer V.P.K.: Lisa 259-3014*Summer Voluntary Pre-K is a free full day preschool program available to children who will be 5 by September 1, 2014, live in Baker County and have not previously attended a V.P.K. funded program. children who will be 5 yrs. old JOEL ADDINGTONMANAGING EDITOR Run to benefit the Special Olympics Florida games later this summer. James Freeman, the new warden at Baker Correctional Institution, spearheaded the run this year. He said about 40 people from the prison staff participated as well as others from the Florida Highway Patrol, the county health department and the Womens Center of Jacksonville, in addition to three Special Olympic athletes. The highlights were many, but most notable was the cooperation between agencies, said Mr. Freeman by e-mail this week. This is a must to ensure an event like this is successful. A number of businesses and others cheered along the joggers, who made the roughly one-mile trek along U.S. 90 from the county courthouse west to 8th Street near the City Park, starting shortly after 10 a.m. on March 31. The sale of Torch Run T-shirts and hats, and BBQ lunches in the weeks leading up to the Macclenny event, raised more than $2700 for the Special Olympics, Mr. Freeman said. The hats and shirts are still available. Thanks must go to Sheriff [Joey] Dobson and Major [Gerald] Gonzalez from the Baker County Sheriffs Office for their support, said the warden. Many others in the community enjoyed a BBQ meal and thanks go to them for the generous donations to include the Chamber of Commerce, the Baker County Health Department, Baker County Schools and TD Bank. Baker County High School is hosting a track and field Special Olympics event on May 2 and the state games will be May 16 in Orlando.Anne Lewis (right) coordinates the BCHS Special Olympics event coming up in May. Photo by Joel Addington Purchase this photo at Photo by Joel AddingtonMany of the participants strolled down US 90 following the initial group of joggers. Left to right: Nicki Mizell, Robing Graber, Cari Bertolas and Gabriele Johnson of the Womens Center of Jacksonville. From left: BCI warden James Freeman leads the jog with Joshua Whitehead, John Newmans, Travis Williams, Colonel Jerey Howell, Jerry Woods, Sam Bassett and William Campbell. Photo by Joel Addington Purchase this photo at Photo by Joel AddingtonSome of the nearly 50 participants in Mondays Torch Run through Macclenny.DOC, other agencies join in Torch Run for the Special Olympics Purchase this photo at Photo by Joel AddingtonTony Rees (left) and Marcus Galaviz. SHARE YOUR JOY & RECORD YOUR FAMILY HISTORY!Submit births, weddings & 50th+ anniversaries via email to or at 104 S. 5th St., Macclenny4 week deadline on all submissions. Check it


Page10APRIL 3, 2014 523 North Boulevard W. | a few blocks north of Hwy. 90 in Macclenny 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 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 Mt. Zion N.C. Methodist Church rffntbPastor 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 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. Evening Services 5:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7:00 p.m.Pastor J. C. 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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 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 pmDr. Roy Vining ANNUAL MEETING Glen Hill Primitive Church April 11, 12 & 13with guest speakers:Elder Michael Green Elder Shannon WhippFor more information call 904-304-1368 Pastor & Wife Appreciation Day Lunch will be served immediately following the service. The Lords Church April 6 @ 11:00 amin Taylor, FloridaCome worship with us at The Lords Church as we show our love and appreciation to Service on Friday for Mr. AlexanderRoger G. Alexander, 64, of Sanderson, died on Saturday, March who very much enjoyed driving a bus for the local school system. He loved riding motorcycles and talking on the CB radio. Mr. Alexander had a heart for animals and loved his three dogs. He was a gun enthusiast and enjoyed watching wrestling and spending time with his family and friends. He is survived by his wife and lifelong friend Debra Alexander; father George Jake Alexander; sons Roger Alexander of Acworth, sister Margie Johnson of Okeechobee, FL; grandchildren Kayleigh, Dalton, Chase and Lily Jade. A memorial service will be held at 1 pm Friday, April 4 in the chapel of Forbes Funeral Home in Macclenny with Pastor Rusty Rites Thursday for George BeasleyGeorge Tyree Beasley, 67, of Sanderson died on Sunday, March 30, 2014. Mr. Beasley was a lifelong resident of Baker County and a Baptist. He enjoyed playing the guitar and singing, on cars and spending time with his family and friends. He is survived by his sons Michael (Chrisdens, all of Sanderson; grandchildren Tyler, Brandon, Dawson, and Madyson. He was preceded in death by parents Dewey and Beatrice Beasley and son Shawn Thornton. The funeral service for Mr. Beasley will be held at 11 am on ciating. Interment will follow at Taylor Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church an hour before the service. Forbes Funeral Home of Macclenny was in charge of arrangements.Mr. Burnsed, 68, buried in NashvilleIra David Burnsed Jr., 68, died on March 22, 2014 in Snellville, Raulerson Burnsed, and raised in Baker County before moving away. He graduated from Baker County High School in 1963 and Mr. Burnsed is survived by his wife of 33 years, Betty Johnston of Atlanta; sister Ina Gail Boling of North Carolina; granddaughters Caitlyn and Madeline. Service timeA memorial service will be held for Curtis Carey at the pel in Lake City on April 10 at 11 am. All friends and family are welcome to attend. Houston, Texas on March 10. He was a onetime resident of Glen St. Mary Any questions please email Adam Carey at hypeishere@gmail.comMemorial for Mr. Durance on Thursday Forrest Randall Durance died on March 28, 2014 doing one of the things he loved best riding his Harley on country back roads. He is survived by his wife Meaghan HaggerCushman and Noura Tber; son Tariq Tber; brother Stacey Durance; mother Betty Durance Davis; grandchildren Dalton Forrest Cushman and Kiley Michelle Cushman. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, April 3 at 1 pm at the home of Chad and Sonya Cushman, 7828 Klein Rd. in Glen St. Mary. Guerry Funeral Home of Macclenny is in charge of arrangements.Benjamin Price, 79, dies March 28thBenjamin Hampton Price, 79, of Sanderson died on March 28, 2014 at his residence with family by his side. He was born in Hazlehurst, Washington Price and Mamie Ray Price. Benjamin served his country proudly in the United resident of Sanderson for the past two years after moving from Dandridge, TN. Mr. Price was a member of Sanderson Christian Revival Center and enjoyed listening to bluegrass gospel music. He also enjoyed cooking, grilling, mining for gold, using his metal detector to search for hidden treasure and his wife Dotty Price, daughter Pam Bradshaw, brother Wesley Price and sisters Ruth Ann Fussell and Sally Price. Welaka, FL, Anita Gill of Crescent City, FL, Byron Price of George town, FL, Angie Holberg of Welaka, FL, Connie Price and Cynthia Price, both of Lake City; son-in-law Chris Bradshaw of Seville, FL; Dandridge, TN; 22 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren and his companion Rose. The funeral service was held on Sunday, March 30 at 3 pm at on Monday, March 31 at 12:30 pm at Jacksonville National Cemin charge of arrangements.Service for George Rogers in TaylorGeorge Robert Rogers, 62, of Patterson, GA died on March 24, 2014 at the Acosta-Rua Center for Caring in Jacksonville. He was born in Baltimore, MD to Robert Franklin and Reba Roberson Rogers, and was also preceded in death by brothers David and Terry Rogers. Mr. Rogers was for many years a truck driver with Great Wide Trucking, and attended Taylor Church in Baker County. He enjoyed clenny; six grandchildren Drew Rogers, Gwyn Rogers, Mylee Rogers, Sarah Green, Anna Green, Josh Dialo, and Marcus Dialo; A memorial service was held on March 29 at 1 pm at his church. Arrangements were by Frye Funeral Home of Nahunta, GA. George Beasley Forrest Durrance Benjamin PriceThanks so muchThe family of Ronnie Norman thanks everyone who brought food, came and visited with Ronnie, called to check on Ronnie and even are too many of you to thank individually, but we will never forget the kindness and caring that so many showed during our time of sorrow.We love you all, Wanda Norman and family REGISTER AS A USER ON THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS websiteRegister with a username and password at and you will have access to all content from the print edition and more. New to SUBSCRIPTIONS$5/MONTH or $25/YEAR PAYMENT VIA PAYPAL Check it We publish obituaries and photos for free!


ursday, April 3, 2014 T B C P Page 11 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. CITY OF MACCLENNY NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING ANNEXATION OF CERTAIN LANDS CONTIGUOUS TO THE CITY OF MACCLENNY AND COMPANION AMENDMENTS TO THE CITYS FUTURE LAND USE MAP AND ZONING MAPThe City Commission of the City of Macclenny, Florida shall consider rst reading of Ordinance No. 14-06, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO ANNEXATION; PROVIDING FOR THE AN NEXATION OF CERTAIN LANDS CONTIGUOUS TO THE CITY OF MAC CLENNY; PROVIDING FOR ACCEPTANCE OF A VOLUNTARY ANNEX ATION REQUEST FROM JAMES AND TERESA DONOVAN OF PARCEL 31-2S-22-0021-0004-0040; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE SYNOPSIS: The Ordinance involves an application for voluntary annexation into the City of Macclenny. The Sub ject Property for Ordinance No. 14-06 consists of approx imately 1.00 acre located on the north side of Thomas Cir cle South, south of River Cir cle (see map). Ordinance No. 14-06 will cause the Subject Property to be classied Low Density Residential on the Citys 2025 Future Land Use Map (FLUM) and Residential, single family on the Citys Zoning Map. COMMISSION VOTE: A public hearing requiring City Commission action on the proposed Ordinance will be held on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 in the City Commission Chambers at City Hall, 118 East Mac clenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida. The City Commission meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. and the public hearing will be held shortly af ter the meeting is called to order. Interested persons may appear at the hearing and be heard regarding the adoption of the proposed annexation. The complete legal description by metes and bounds and the pro posed Ordinance may be obtained from the oce of the City Clerk at City Hall on Monday through Friday during regular business hours. Should any person decide to appeal any decision made as a result of this hearing, such person will need a record of the pro ceedings and may need to ensure that a verbatim record of these proceedings is made. In accordance with the Americans with Dis abilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation or an in terpreter to participate in this proceeding should contact the City Manager at (904) 259-0972 at least 48 hours prior to the time of the hearing. In loving memory ofAlice Fay (Davis) Roaldsen03/05/38-04/01/12Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves a memory that no one can steal. WE HAVE SO MANY MEMORIES! JANET, VICKI AND KELLI Container gardening class April 15Its spring and the county 4-H Club invites area youth to a class on container gardening for area youth on Tuesday, This is an interactive class conducted by master gardeners, followed by a hands-on session for participants to create their own take-home container garden. All materials are furnished. Sign up by April 10; free for ers. Parents must accompany with questions.Program on horse nutritionThe Baker County Exten sion Service is offering a horse nutrition program entitled Horse Feed Myths on Tuesday, April 29 from 6-8 pm at the Baker County Extension Service located at the Ag Center in west Macclenny. Registration deadline is Friday, This program is for horse owners interested in nutrition for their horse. Dr. Marty Adams, equine specialist from Southern States Feed, is the speaker. A meal will be provided, sponsored by Glen Cash Store. There will also be informa tional pamphlets, door prizes and a drawing for free feed. The program is free, but registration is required. Contact clenny Ave.Womens club Relay yard saleThe GFWC Womans Club of Macclenny is hosting a yard Life, the American Cancer Societys annual fundraiser. The yard sale will take place Friday, April 4 from 8:30 a.m. from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please contact the clubs Marilyn Hodges at for more information. April 6 through 12 is wild the Florida Forest Service is answering some frequently asked questions about open burning, since people are the wanted, unplanned, damagshrub or grass and is one of the most powerful natural forces known to man. While sometimes caused by light are caused by people, said Suwannee Forestry Center spokesman Doc Bloodworth by e-mail this week. Q: What is open burning? A: Any burning that takes place in Florida where the smoke does not go through a smoke stack is considered open. er? person who has passed one of the Florida Forest Service training classes. Has demService has recommended been completed satisfactorily. A: Because of their extra training and demonstrated are given certain allowances to and on days when other burners cannot get authorizations. tion Programs in Florida? A: There are two burner burners that only burn vegetation in piles or windrows (Florida does not allow burning anything other than naturally occurring vegetation no household debris or other garbage. The other type of cerwhich could be post harvest for timber (if the debris has or burning across naturally occurring vegetation e.g., pinelands, grasslands, or similar areas. If you are interested in contact the local Florida Forknow where the classes are beQ: Are there other rules or laws that I might have to know to be able to burn in Florida? A. Unfortunately the state wide open burning laws and rules are not the only ones you might have to be concerned about. It is best to contact might have additional rules or ordinances that you must adhere to in order to burn. It is also possible that they do not allow any type of burning or that a burn ban might be in place due to extreme drought. Q: If I get authorization from the Florida Forest Service may I move the burn location to another site, other than the location given to the FFS when I got the authorization? Can someone else use my customer number to burn? A: The authorization is for one location only. If you burn somewhere else you may be or county where the burn is actually taking place. If your customer number is used by someone else, you will be responsible for the burn and any problems that might arise from the burn. It is best if everyone uses their own custom er number which is free and easy to obtain from your local Q: How do I get a burning authorization in Florida, and what information do I need to have ready to give the FFS. A: Call your local Florida quest an authorization to burn either after 4:00 p.m. of the day before the burn or on the day of the burn. You can complete your request by calling the FFS, it is not necessary the Suwannee Forestry Center need to specify exactly where the burn is being conducted. One piece of information that will help with this location is the public land survey information from the deed to the property. You will also need to dress (if you have not set up an pose of your burn. Depending cer may tell you what the legal requirements are regarding how far from other homes/ roads, combustible material, must be before you start the burn. Q: What are the different types of burning or purposes How far must the burn be from roads, neighbors and burnable vegetation? A: When requesting an authorization you should tell the person on the phone your purpose, in Florida they are: Silviculture this is any acreage or pile burn that is associated with a forestry operation dealing with the es tablishment, development, reproduction, and care of forest Agriculture this is the burning of vegetative material originating on site in conjunction with the cultivation of land, and including: gardening or horticulture, fruit growing, raising of vegetables, trees, shrubs, plants, pastures or rangeland. The ONLY setbacks for agriculture and silviculture burning are for piles. Agriculture or silviculture piles must be 300 ft from any occupied building, 100 ft from any wildlands, brush or combustible structure. Land Clearing Operation means the uprooting or clearing of vegetation in connection with construction for buildings and rights-of-way, land development, or mineral operations, but does not include yard waste. The setbacks for residential include 300 ft from any occupied build ing, 100 ft from any roadway brush or combustible strucresidential land clearing is any other type of land clearing debris in Florida other than residential. The setbacks for non-residential land clearing are 1000 ft from any occupied building, 100 ft from any paved public roadway and 100 ft from any wildlands, brush or combustible structure. You may also use an air curtain incinerator to burn debris in Florida. This is a very specially designed, piece of equipment that can quickly burn debris in an area with little or no smoke. The setbacks for air curtain incinerators are the same as for residential land clearing. An air curtain incinerator is required for certain types of burning including the burning of diseased livestock. Q: What time of day may you burn in Florida? A: For pile burning the hours are 9 a.m. to one hour before sunset unless you are case you may burn to one hour before this may well cause a smoke problem that could result in an accident on local roadways, although Florida encourages the responsible tect public safety. The only exception for Cerdesignated as smoke sensitive. In that case you can only burn to one hour before sunset and at that time no visible emissions are allowed. If the area is not a smoke sensitive area your pile is considered extinguished if there is if the area is smoke sensitive ing the authorization will tell Q: What are smoke sensitive areas? A: The Florida Forest Service will designate busy roads, neighborhoods, schools, hospitals, airports etc. as smoke sensitive. This may require that the burner choose a day when the wind will be blowing the smoke away from the smoke sensitive area. Q: Why cant I burn right after a rain when it is very safe? A: Burning wet material will result in a lot more smoke plete burning.Forest Service answers to burning questions


Page12APRIL 3, 2014 Mackenzie IrelandBorn March 20Leland and Ashely Ireland of Sanderson are pleased to announce the birth of first born daughter Mackenzie Cyndle Ireland on March 20, 2014 at Orange Park Medical Center. She weighed 6 lbs., 12 oz and 19 inches long. Proud grandparents are William and Cherie Ireland of Sanderson, Angie Simpson of Macclenny, and Rob and Lisa Eddins of Jacksonville. Proud great-grandparents are JD and Betty Yarbrough, Lenny and Lavon Bass, and Dianne Norman. Other great-grandparents are the late Marvin Norman and the late Leland and June Ireland. Alford reunionThe Thomas J. and Lula Jane Alford reunion will be held at Mt. Zion Church south of Olustee off of Road 231 this friends are invited to celebrate our heritage. Please bring your favorite covered dish for the dinner that begins at 12:30. For additional information call 904Benet dinnerChicken and rice dinners 10 am-2 pm at Sports Shak in Macclenny as a fund raiser for kidney patient John Coombs of St. George, GA. Mr. Coombs, 61, is battling end-stage renal disease and has been on dialysis three days a week for the past two years. He is in line for a life-saving transplant at Jacksonvilles Mayo Clinic, and funds are vital because of expenses that will not be covered by insurance. The dinners will be prepared by Gene Taylor and preorders can be arranged by callBenet Saturday pole jackpot competition will be held at the Baker County Fairgrounds on Saturday, ey, trophies and other premiums. Proceeds from the event will help with funeral expenses for the late Shannon Miller of Cuyler, who died on phone Brandy Sapp at 904Fraser reunionThe annual Fraser family reunion will be held on Sunday, April 6 at Heritage Park in Macclenny. Registration begins at 11, with a business meeting at noon and lunch an hour later. Additional parking located behind the park follow the signs. Its time for parents to register their children for upcoming summer camps, including several sponsored by the Bak er County 4-H. Registration is now online for the following: Space Explorers Camp June 9-11 for ages 10-14. See space from many viewpoints, including visits to the planetarium and Kennedy Space tion deadline is June 2. Camp Cherry Lake June 16-20 for ages 8 and up. Welcome to Our Jungle is the theme for this overnight camp in Madison County. Campers stay in rustic cabins, learn kayaking, archery, recreational dance and more. Cost non-members. Registration deadline is June 9, when an orientation meeting will be held at the Ag Center at 6 pm. Everything Crafty July 7-10 for ages 8 and up. This week is all about being creative. Learn to embrace ones crafty side with spa scrubs, istration deadline is June 30. CSI: Baker County July 14-17 for ages 8 and up. Explore the judicial system and learn what its like to be a de tective and forensic scientist. Tours include the Old Jail in Macclenny and the University of Floridas crime scene van. Participants will be urged to solve their very own mysteries. deadline is July 7. Blueberry Cobbler Day Camp ages 8-13. Explore the dairy industry and blueberry production including making de licious dishes, visiting farms and an ice cream parlor. deadline is July 14. 4-H University July 28-August 1 for ages 14 and up. Discover the University of Florida campus, explore career possibilities, interact with faculty, volunteers and teens throughout the state. A weeklong event held at the campus with many workshops and activities. Cost $230 and registration deadline is May 29. For more information call Bennett, the 4-H youth devel opment agent at slbennett@ The online registration link com. All ages are as of September 1, 2013.4-H summer camps diverseThe GFWC Womans Club of Macclenny will host its Spring Fashion Show on April 12 at 10 am. This is our major fund raising event for local high school scholarships that are awarded each year as well as other community events, stated a recent press release from the club. Please be on the lookout for ladies seeking your support for donations. We do appreciate the way the community contributes to this event. For more information, please contact Shirley Padgett at First-time author and Bak er County native Lakisa Green is holding a book signing at the high school April 19. The 1987 BCHS graduate and Jacksonville resident wrote Behind the Mask, True story about a single mother dealing with the issues of life while confronting her personal truth after leaving an abusive marriage, she said. The signing will be from 2 Spring fashion show Writer to visit BCHS PRESS CLASSIFIEDS ONLY$7.00 cash/check Deadline Monday at 5:00 THE BAKER COUN T Y PRESS Check it


ursday, April 3, 2014 T B C P Page 13 CRIME DOESNT PAY, BUT WE DO! REWARDS UP TO $3,000Remain Anonymous1-866-845-TIPS (8477)www.fccrimestoppers.comPaid for by the Florida Attorney Generals Office Crime Stoppers Trust Fund OPENMonday-Friday 9 am 7 pm Saturday 9 am 3 pmYour Hometown ADVANTAGE259-8322Let us help you with your business tax return.We also offer payroll processing and monthly bookkeeping services. Professional, Courteous Located at 1191 S. 6th Street, Macclenny 2 doors down from Sixth Street Steakhouse That is just like the Gators, they are gonna mess around and lose this thing. That is my wife, a true-blue Gator fan to the end, commenting on the Gators Elite Eight basketball game against Dayton. Are you stupid ? Why do you take a shot like that? with a 30-footer. Because he sunk the last one, I add placidly. I am rooting for the Gators, but quietly. Its still stupid when you have Patrick Young wide open under the back board. From this conversation, you would assume that the Gators were down by 10 points instead of up by 10. Not so. Kel ley is a true-blue Gator, which means that she is utterly convinced that they will manage to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. Ive seen it too many times before, she explains like the sage on the mountaintop. This time, however, they did not manage to throw it all away and booked a place into the Final Four in Dallas this weekend. They will face UConn, a surprise winner against Michigan State. It certainly surprised me and most of the basketball pundits on CBS. Almost all of them picked the Spartans to be national champs. Even the president picked them, which many people in this red state will claim doomed them to de feat. I certainly thought the Spartans would win. After all and this is a truly impressive stat for the last 16 years if you started as a freshman on Tom Izzos team, by the time you were a senior you were in the Final Four. Wow! A convincing reason for Izzo to be in the College Basketball Hall of Fame. But UConn pulled it out and will match up against Florida. In the other bracket, #8 seed Kentucky stopped #2 seed Michigan to move on and face Wisconsin, who outlasted #1 seed Arizona. Wisconsin has looked very good all tournament long, so how can you go against them? Well Kentuckys entire team is made up of High School AllAmericans and that quality, so elusive in the regular season, where they lost eight games, is showing up come tournament time. If UConn loses to Florida and Kentucky beats the Badgers it will be a nightmare sce nario for true-blue Gator fans who have watched UF beat UK three times this year. Theyll beat our eyes out. So sayeth the sage of Shelly Lane. F LROBERT GERARD This true-blue Gator fan just cant handle idea of win These are land sales led at the Baker County courthouse be tween February 26 April 1, 2014, according to the Clerk of Courts online database. The rst name is the former owner and the sec ond name is the new owner. That is followed by the sale price in dollars, and any comments not ed like subdivision lot or parcel information. Bank of New York Mellon to Milton, John G in 04-3S-22E for $143,000 Higginbotham, Martha Sue to City Of Macclenny in 05-3S-22 for $10 Lauramore, Richard James to Lauramore, Bryan K in 20-1S-21E for $10 Norman, Thomas R to Bay view Loan Servicing LLC in LT 28 FOX RIDGE ESTATES PHASE TWO for $138,900 Everbank to Secretary Housing Urban Development in PAR 4B NORTH FORTY for $10 Stout, Garland E to Jenkins, Patricia N in LT 1 BLK C MCCLENNY II UNIT II for $190,000 Fannie Mae to Kelsey, Robin L in LT 14 BLK 2 OWENS ACRES UNIT 2 for $99,900 Spencer, Teressa to Fish, Wassie in 26-2S-20E for $95,000 Crews, Kevin V to Carlson, David E in 12-2S-21E for $108,000 Todd, Robin L to Todd, Steven L in LT 31 MACCLENNY ACRES for $10 Heth, S Don to Romo, Crystal in 30-2S-22E for $290,000 Fannie Mae to Martinez, Juan G in PAR 15 THE PINES for $149,900 Adams, Thomas J Trustee to Adams Dairy Farm LLC in 03/10-3S-21E for $600,000 Federal National Mortgage Association to Raulerson, John A in LT 17 PINE GROVE ESTATES for $80,000 Mills, John Quinton to Por ter, Carol in PAR 1 19-2S-22E for $77,000 Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Beam, Shawn in 24-2S-21E for $59,900 Macglen Builders Inc to Rowe, William B Jr in LT 18 GLENFIELD OAKS for $138,800 Broughton, William Mark to Blair Nurseries Inc in 18-3S-22E for $380,000 Neuman, Terry E to Cannon, Lyle Gray in LT 10B 20-2S-21E for $50,000 Gmac Mortgage Llc to Sec retary Housing Urban Develop ment in LT 18 BLK 1 TIMBERLAND ESTATES for $10 Kreutz, Alice E to Buhler, Creig E in LT 27 BK 2 TURKEY CREEK RETREAT UNIT TWO for $16,900 Millennium Venture Group Inc to Macadam Partners LLC in LT 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 BLK 50 GLEN ST MARY for $2,088,369 Cissell, Charles to Foley, Robert in PAR K 01-1S-20E for $167,000 Keeton, Helene Louise to Keeton, Helene Louise in LT 2 TALL PINES SUB for $10 Futch, Thomas to Duggan, Patricia A in 12-3S-21E for $10 Crawford, Clarence Joseph Jr to Mcdonald, Ronnie in 04-3S22E for $252,500 Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Crews, Darrell in 07-4S-20-0000-0000-0150 for $27,500 Rock Contractors Inc to Rock Contractors Custom Homes And Roong Inc in 30-2S-22-00000000-0142 for $10,000 Rock Contractors Inc to Rock Contractors Custom Homes And Roong Inc in 32-2S-22-00080005-0220 for $5,000 Causier, James H to Causier, James Hoult in LT 3 4 OAKRIDGE SUB 24-2S-21E for $10 Hamilton, Pamela Denise to Driggers, Rodney M in 13-2S-21E for $10 Glen Plantation Ltd to Dobyns, Brian A in LT 10 DEER CREEK for $15,500 Meredith, Troy to Norris, Paul W in LT 33 RIVER OAKS ESTATES for $22,000 Horton, Calvin D to Teeter, James E in LT 41 FOX RIDGE ES TATES PHASE THREE for $117,000 Robertson, Douglas K to Bourque, Steven Rae in PAR 123 B 32-2S-21E for $40,000 Florida Credit Union to Rho den, Meshelle in 33-2S-21E for $15,000 Dicks, Rodney S to Myers, Erit Jerome in LT 28 BLK 2 TURKEY CREEK RETREAT UNIT 2 for $18,000 Rhoden, Brandi Lee to Rho den, Travis Chandler in 25-2S-20E for $10 Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Chism, Michael S in 35-2S-21E for $23,000 Gators Investors LLC to Kaulius, Kaitlin in 31-2S-22E for $80,000 Combs, Timothy L to Miller, Kaley in LT 54 FOX RIDGE ES TATES PHASE 3 for $123,000 Garner, David to Reynolds, Celeste in LT 1 BLK 3 SMOKERISE UNIT II for $10 Cenlar Fsb to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation in 29-2S-22-0203-00000-0700 for $10 Raley, Scott A to Raley, Cynthia D in 25-2S-21-0000-00000341 for $10 Hodges, Terrijean M to Hodges, Terrijean M in LT 13 BLK 2 COUNTRY CLUB ESTATES for $10 Kirkland, Kenneth M to Avelle Holdings LLC in 05-3S-22E for $88,000 Corson, Joyce M to Harvey, Walter C in TR 2 SHAVES BLUFF for $32,500 Corson, Cornelius D to Corson, Joyce M in TR 2 SHAVES BLUFF for $10 Korkowski, Lucinda to Smith, Thomas in 07-3S-21E for $10 Lee, Carol to Lee, Carol in LT 13 BLK 6 JERRY W THOMAS SUB for $10 Nationstar Mortgage Llc to Dorman, Diane in 33-2S-220000-0000-0210 for $141,800 Jp Morgan Chase Bank Na to Higginbotham, Jonathan in 32-2S-22E for $108,000 Dorman, Tommy to Dorman, Diane K in NUMEROUS PARCELS for $10 Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp to King, Jonathan C in LT 7 BLK 7 MACCLENNY II for $139,900 Gris, Connie to Thomas, Mitchell in PAR 1 3 BLK 7 MACCLENNY for $195,000 Country Federal Credit Union to Crawford, Michael in 36-2S20E for $7,100 Long, Alta F to Starling, Lanice E in 12-3S-21E for $10 Starling, Lanice E to Ali, Nazir in 12-3S-21E for $33,000 West Stucco Inc to Southern Fumigation And Pest Control in LT 3 BLK 33 MACCLENNY for $160,000 Kirkland, Granvel S to Bembry, Raymond D in 25-2S-21E for $10 Bembry, Raymond D to Kirk land, Granvel S in 25-2S-21E for $10 Gris, Wesley to Barton, Krystina C in 35-3S-22E for $10 West Stucco Inc to Southern Fumigation And Pest Control Inc in LT 3 BLK 33 MACCLENNY for $160,000 Fannie Mae to Hodges, Thomas A Jr in 08-3S-22E for $42,000 Hodges, Thomas A Jr to Mar tin, Marvin A in TR B 08-3S-22E for $10 Hodges, Thomas A Jr to Hodges, Thomas A Jr in 08-3S-22E for $10 Rhoden, Meshelle D to Oliver, Lacy Virginia in LT 21 TIMBERLANE SUB for $122,600 Hodges, Amanda L to Fish, Patricia L Trustee in 25-2S-21E for $49,000 Td Bank Na to Np Capital Llc in LT 1 2 BLK 30 GLEN SAINT MARY for $38,000 March land transactions


Page14APRIL 3, 2014 JON SHUMAKESPORTS EDITOR jonshu@live.comThe BCHS Lady Cat track team had another strong day as two athletes set personal records to help the squad beat hosting Baldwin in a duel meet on March 27. Klara Fletcher and Kaitlyn Muse both set new personal marks in their respective events at the meet. Fletchers new best long jump of 13-4 earned her in third place with a personal best time of 7 minutes, 30 seconds in the 1600-meter. Coach Charles Ruise said setting the new personal records should give the girls the confidence needed to compete at the district meet at Raines on April 10. It gives them the mindset to go out and compete at the district meet, he said. It doesnt put them too far away from where they need to be. In addition to setting new personal records, the Lady Cats swept the first three places in three other events. Kiala Pigotts finished atop the 100-meter with a time of 13.03 seconds. She edged out isher Dametra Gibsons time of ished third with a time of 14.13. In the 100 hurdles, Abby Rice came out on top of the competition with a time of behind in second place with a time of 20.63, while Kristean Gray ended up in third with a time of 22.76. Amy Lee Crite won the shot put with a throw of 29-8. Maia Mosley was second with a distance of 26-0 and Dominique Washingtons throw of 23-6 Pigott also won the 200-me ter with a time of 28.24 and with a time of 30.39. Fletcher and Fly claimed the top two spots in the 300 hur dles. once again with a throw of 870. Madyson Perry came out on top of the triple jump with a Perry was also on the 4x100 relay team consisting of Gibof Dreamy Stewart, Kirksey, Jennifer Givens and Lindsey Love also pulled out the win Photo by Jon M. FletcherGrace Fly (left) and Klara Fletcher in the hurdles.Purchase this photo at Photo by Jon M. FletcherKiala Pigott (left) and Demetra Gibson in the 100 meters. Photo by Jon M. FletcherMadyson Perry in the relay. ond place in the 400-meter with a time of 1:13.88. The coach is happy with his teams overall showing at Baldwin. We felt like we came out and did a great job effort-wise and competing, coach Ruise said. Our girls did a good job of gelling together for a posiseason coming to a close, the team must focus on the district meet at Raines. Coach Ruise said he hopes to have one of the top teams at the meet and ex pects several of his athletes to advance to the regional meet at Bolles on April 17. Perry in the triple jump and long jump, Crite in the shot put, Rice in the discus, Pigott in the 200and 400-meter and the 4x100 relay team are some of the athletes and events the coach expects to qualify for regionals, but he said he thinks the entire team should compete well like they have all season. The girls track team did a good job of stepping up to the challenge to do well all year, coach Ruise said. Were hoping to have a good number go to regionals. Photo by Jon M. FletcherAbigayle Rice throws discus.Fletcher, Muse pace girlsJON SHUMAKESPORTS EDITOR jonshu@live.comThe BCHS Wildcats continued to play won two out of their three games to improve to 13-6 overall on the season. The Cats rebounded from a loss at Clay by putting together a late-game rally to pull away with a 4-1 road win over the Fletcher Senators on March 31. After falling behind 1-0 in the second inning, Jordan Kennedy knotted the score at 1-all with an RBI double in the top of the sixth inning. Another RBI double, this time of the game in the top of the seventh. Dylan Rowe and Landon Boyette both knocked in runs to pad the lead to 4-1. Pitcher Garrett Yarborough struck out frame to help Baker County secure the win. The come-from-behind win came three days after the Cats suffered a close 3-2 road loss at Clay on March 28 in a game that Coach Fred Matricardi said Clay is one of the toughest teams his squad will play all season and the Baker County boys had a chance to win but made a few costly mis takes that made the difference in the game. The Cats pitchers walked six batters, including walking home Clays go-ahead run 2-all tie. The Cats had a chance to tie it in the top of the seventh inning with Zach Rafuse at the plate and runners in scoring position. Rafuse hit the ball well, but Clays third baseman made a great play to force the out and end Baker Countys comeback hopes. Even with the loss, the tight game gave postseason run. We out-hit them, coach Matricardi said. We saw the best arm we saw all year and swung well and got hits off him. It gives The Cats fell behind 2-0 early before ty ing it up in the top of the third with RBIs by Jared Crews, who went 3-3 at the plate, and Rafuse. The game remained tied at 2 until the game-clinching walk. Baker Countys week began with a 23-0 thumping over the hosting Ridgeview Pancats jumped out to a 7-0 lead through the inning made things ugly. The team started subbing in players when they had an eightrun lead but the reserves stepped in and kept the offense rolling. Rowe connected with two hits for three RBIs, while Crews and Rafuse both had two hits of their own and Flores blasted two doubles. Andrew Dehart and Justin Wadell on but we didnt think it would get that bad, coach Matricardi said. It was just one of those days. While the offense exploded at the plate, Crews shut down Ridgeviews batters and allowed only one hit through four innings on the mound. Bo Hodges closed out the game The boys will travel all over Florida dur ing spring break. They will head south to play Port Charlotte on April 3 before traveling to Pensacola to play West Florida Tech the following night. The Cats return home on April 7 when they host Columbia.JON SHUMAKESPORTS EDITOR jonshu@live.comued to play well through the closing stretches of the season as the softball team closed out the season with a win over Bishop Kenny and the baseball team split games against Camden County and Middleburg. had its winning streak snapped when they fell 9-4 on the road at Middleburg on March 31. The team was out of rhythm defensively and made mistakes ing the big lead. The boys had opportunities at the plate to pull back into the game but the squad couldnt do the little things to put runs on the scoreboard, coach Kevin Mierzwinski said. The loss came a week after the team dominated hosting nings on March 24. The team pulled away early and led 7-2 within the first two innings. The lead gave coach Mierzwinski a chance to give players who dont see much playing time an The reserve players stepped in and continued scoring, the coach said. I felt like we had a chance of beating them pretty good but I didnt expect 14 runs, coach Mierzwinski said. It was a nings. Bryce Watson led the offense with a couple of hits, including a long double that bounced off the fence. son to end the year on a ninegame winning streak and an 11-1 overall record. The girls won their last game of the season 6-1 on the road over Bishop Kenny. The team held off hostkeep the winning streak alive. Hilliard on the road with a 9-3 victory on March 20. While the girls season is over, the boys still had another game remaining. They visited Bishop Kenny for their final game of the season on April 1. Coach Mierzwinski said he hopes his team can cap off the season with a win. Theyve been outstanding all season, the coach said of his players. Guys have been bouncing back and forth behavent let it effect them at all. Theyve done an awesome job for us.Varsity Cats go 2 for 3 the past weekJV over Kenny; boys split contests NARCOTICS ANONYMOUSWe are a group of recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. IT WORKS!!Meetings are held at the Baker County Health Department on Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:45 p.m.-7:45 p.m.


ursday, April 3, 2014 T B C P Page 15JON SHUMAKESPORTS EDITOR jonshu@live.comThe Lady Cats continued to roll by wrapping up the No. 1 nament and extending their with four more wins to improve to 17-1 on the season. The girls finished regular season district play undefeated for the third straight year with Stanton on March 28. Pitcher Corley Sweat allowed only one hit through the four-inning game and connected with two doubles at the plate with one RBI. Branda Jarvis led the high-scoring offense with a pair of doubles and three RBIs, while Madison Kennedy and Brandie Callaway each drove in two runs. The Lady Cats jumped out to a 10-0 lead after the first two innings with the help of a seven-run third inning. Delicia Washington jumpstarted the second-inning rally by stealing home. Kennedy, Jarvis, Genie Taylor and Ashton Alford bat ted in a run apiece and Callaway drove in her two RBIs during the inning. Baker County sealed the ning to win by the mercy rule. Taylor closed out the rout with scored Kennedy. The win over Stanton came one night after the girls sealed the top seed in the district tournament with a 14-1 win over the hosting Bishop Kenny Lady Crusaders. The Lady Cats led the year on a three-run blast. runs total through the middle innings before putting the game away with six runs in the sixth inning to cap off the blow out victory. the team strives for the No. 1 seed in the tournament at the beginning of every season because it helps put the team in the best position for postseason success. We want to establish the same momentum weve had all year heading into the postseason, he said. We just have to win one tournament game and were guaranteed a playoff spot. The coach said his team this year is comparable to his past teams that have won district crowns, but the current squad may be better at the plate. Were a little stronger all the way through the line up and there are no holes when it said. If someone is having an off night, there is someone else who can step into place for them. In addition to the two key district wins, the Lady Cats picked up a close 4-1 home win over visiting University Christian on April 1. Back-toback third-inning RBI doubles by Kylie Holton and Kennedy broke a 1-all tie to give the girls a lead they wouldnt relinquish. Washingtons second triple of the game drove home the ning. After getting off to a rough Mackenzie Wingard allowed six innings and struck out seven batters. Baker County also picked up a 6-2 road win over Yulee on shut down the usual high-powered Yulee offense, whose team ond only to Baker Countys through March 24, according to Wingard struck out 12 Lady Hornets and gave up only two hits. The Lady Cats only managed four hits but took advantage of put themselves in position to score runs. Macy Jackson kick started the squads offense with a second-inning solo home run. Alford doubled later in the inning and drove home Payton Parker and Taylor, who reached scoring position on a Yulee error, to give the team a 3-0 lead. Baker County added two inning when Washington and Jennifer Hodges crossed home on a passed ball. The Lady Hornets pulled within three in the bottom of the same inning as the powerful Karla Beasley connected with a two-run home run. The Lady Cats extended their lead with one run in the top of the sev enth and forced the Lady Hor nets out in order in the bottom of the inning to seal the win. The softball season begins to wind down as the girls travel to the Panhandle for a pair of games. They will visit Pace on April 3 before traveling to play West Florida Tech the following night. The Lady Cats will return home on April 8 when they host Atlantic Coast. MACCLENNY MOWER & SAW INC.304 W. 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JON SHUMAKESPORTS EDITOR jonshu@live.comThe BCMS Bobcat baseball team stayed hot for another week by adding another victory to its win streak against Lake Butler on snapped on the same day. The boys held off a late-game comeback attempt to pull out a 10-6 road victory for its eighth straight win and improve to 8-2 on the season. The Bobcats led 6-1 entering the bottom of the sixth inning when Lake Butler mounted a comeback to tie the game. The home team took advantage of a couple of walks and a few errors to get back into the game, coach Matt Turner said. Lake Butler could have done more damage and taken the lead, but pitcher Zac Gregory navigated out of a bases loaded jam to keep the score knotted at 6-all. The B-Cats retook the lead with a four-run seventh inning to pull away with the win. Coach Turner said they were able to hold on in the bottom of the seventh to seal the contest. Wade Johnson, Clayt Smith and Preston Sutton all had a couple of hits to help the squad continue its winning streak. While the boys celebrated another victory, coach Angela Lauragame winning streak was broken with a 9-0 defeat at Lake Butler to fall to 7-4 on the season. Coach Lauramore said her teams offense struggled against Lake Butlers pitching while the home team was able to get hot against the Lady Bobcats pitchers. Now, both teams turn their attention to the road game at Lake City on April 8 that could have a major affect on the squads chances of reaching the championship games. The Lady Bobcats sit at 2-1 in district play and need to win to keep their hopes alive for reaching the title game on April 11. The girls last loss before the recent Lake Butler defeat came at the hands of Lake City, but coach Lauramore said this time could be different. We played them early in the season, but weve improved a lot The Bobcat baseball team is undefeated in district play and would clinch a spot in the championship game with a victory over Lake City. A loss, however, would leave the boys season up to chance: The current tie-breaker is a coin toss. Coach Turner said he doesnt want been lobbying with the athletic director for a tie-breaking game. The coach hopes it doesnt come down to that, though, and said he Weve been good enough recently to get it done, coach Turner said. Weve played well pretty much all year. Hopefully we can stay hot all the way through the championship game. Purchase this photo at Photos by Jud JohnsonAbove Brandie Callaway stretches back on base. At top left is Genie Taylor looking to throw to rst. PHOTO BY JUD JOHNSON Branda Jarvis on her way to a pair of doubles and 3 RBIs. PHOTO BY JUD JOHNSON Kylie Holton brings in a run for the Lady Cats. PHOTOS BY JUD JOHNSON Left: Corlie Sweat pitches. Right: Jennifer Hodges crosses home plate.Lady Cats grab top seed in districtBoy Bobcat streak at eight; girls ends with loss to Tigers


Page 16 T B C P ursday, April 3, 2014 Anderson Quality ROOFING Metal Reroofs & Roof Repairs Shingle Reroofs & RepairsYour hometown contractor! FREE ESTIMATESLIC.#CCC13302742593300IN GOD WE TRUST. LICENSED & INSUREDLIC.#CBC1259558LLC JON SHUMAKESPORTS EDITOR jonshu@live.comThree more Wildcat weightlifters guaranteed their spot in the sectional meet April 12 the scratch meet held at Baker County on March 28. Ty Sikes in the 139-pound weight class, Dalton Dyal in the tional meet. With the three lathave 17 lifters compete against lifters from 11 other schools at er Countys gym. At the April 12 meet, only will earn a guaranteed spot in the state meet at the Kissimplace or lower will the be put in a pool alongside competitors from the eight other Class 1A sections with the top nine totals in each class advancing to state. It makes it real tough, coach Scott McDonald said about the qualifying system. Nothing is guaranteed but that The coach said he expects to have six or seven competitors earn the automatic bids to state classes. The lifters who dont qualify automatically know where their totals need to be in comparison to other sections and have a chance to reach that level, he said. fore state being held at home on Saturday morning on April 12 coach McDonald said he would like the community to show up and support the boys. Weigh-ins start at 8 a.m. and the meet at 10 a.m. Purchase this photo at Photo by Jud JohnsonHeavyweight Austin Rhoden.Purchase this photo at Photo by Jud JohnsonDalton DyalPurchase this photo at Photo by Jud JohnsonHunter ChambersPurchase this photo at Photo by Jud JohnsonDalton ThomasAdded three liers into the sectionals Photo courtesy of David CrummeyTravel football team wins championshipA youth football travel team from Baker County (pictured) and led by David Crummey won the Florida Spring Youth Football Leagues Northeast Florida district championship last week with a 13-0 victory over the squad from Oceanway. The league for 10-13 year olds is 8-on-8, but the rules are the same as 11-on-11, Mr. Crummey explained, but the eld is 40 yards wide and 80 yards long. The district championship served as the rst round of the state playos. We now travel to Palm Coast on April 12 to play a team yet to be determined from down in the Orlando area. If we win that game we are headed to Titusville for the state championship on April 19, he said. All but one player on the team resides in Baker County. The lone outsider is from Middleburg. JON SHUMAKESPORTS EDITOR jonshu@live.comThe BCHS boys tennis team secured a spot at regionals on April 8 by scoring the second highest amount of team points in the district tournament in Tallahassee on March 31 and April 1. Only the top two schools at districts advance to the regional meet at Gulf Breeze High School, and the boys strong individual efforts put the team in position to qualify for the next meet. Three seed Tyler Curry made it all the way to the district finals against the No. 3 seed from Rickard High School. ry making some outstanding shots, coach Jonathan Barrett said in an e-mail, but in the end the Rickards player pulled out the tough win. No. 1 seed Jared Stafford, No. 2 seed Evan Barrett and No. 4 seed Brach Dukeman before losing close matches to their respective opponents. Fifth seed Logan Campbell lost the coach. Due to the length of the games and a rule stating athletes cant play more than three matches a day, a third day was being added to the originally scheduled two-day tournament. Baker County had two dounals for district crowns on the newly added third day. The No. 1 doubles team of Stafford and Barrett played Rickard High team. The Cats second seed doubles team of Curry and Dukeman battled the No. 2 team from Rickard. Coach Barrett said each match should be both duos to be competitive in their matchups. Im ecstatic to secure our seat a regionals, but for now our eyes are set on tomorrow and pulling out wins with our doubles teams, he said in an email on April 1. In addition to the boys success, the schools No. 1 girls doubles team of Andrea Clark and Tristan Lauramore made doubles tournament. Check next weeks edition for continued coverage of the BCHS tennis teams results from the district meet. Tennis boys eying regionals 2nd highest team points GOT SPORTS NEWS?Contact Sports Editor Jon Shumake via email to or call 259-2400


ursday, April 3, 2014 T B C P Page 17 LEGA L NOTICES IN THE CIRCUIT COURT EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 02-2014-CA-0046 DAVIS & DAVIS, LLP A Florida Limited Liability Partnership, Plaintiffs, vs. WILLIE WATSON, and all Unknown Tenants and Unknown heirs of Willie Watson, and all unknown grantees, creditors, and all other parties claiming by, through, under or against them, and if dead, their unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees,creditors, and all other parties claiming by, through, under or against them; and all unknown grantees, creditors, and all other parties claiming by, through, under or against them, and, if dead, or not known to be dead or alive, their several and respective estates, unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees and creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against those unknown natural persons, and the several and respective unknown assigns, successors in interest, trustees, creditors, lienors or any other party claiming by, through, under, or against any corporation, existing or dissolved, or other legal entity named as defendant, and all claimants, persons or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status is unknown, claiming under any of the above named or described defendants or parties, or claiming to have any right, title, or inter est in and to the lands hereafter described Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO:WILLIE WATSON Last known address: 5831 Camphor Road, Macclenny, Florida 32063 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a Veried Mortgage Foreclosure Complaint has been led against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on FRANK E. MALONEY, JR., P.A., Attorney, whose address is 445 East Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida 32063; (904) 259-3155, within thirty (30) days after the rst publication of the notice and on or before the 6th day of April, 2014, and to le the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on FRANK E. MALONEY, JR., P.A., attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relieve demanded in the Complaint or Petition. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on this 6th day of March, 2014. T.A. AL FRASER CLERK OF COURT By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk Cc: Frank E. Maloney, Jr., P.A. Attorney for Plaintiff 445 E. Macclenny Ave., Macclenny, FL 32063 3/13-4/3c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2012-CA-000227 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. BRUCE JOHNSON; BETTY JOHNSON, ET AL. Defendants____________________/NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 27, 2014, and entered in Case No. 2012-CA-000227, of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for BAKER County, Florida. BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. (hereafter Plaintiff), is Plaintiff and BRUCE JOHNSON; BETTY JOHNSON, are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the EAST DOOR of the Courthouse; 339 East Macclenny Avenue, 1st Floor, Macclenny at 11:00 a.m., on the 3rd day of June, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: THE SOUTH 1/2 OF LOTS 3 AND 4, BLOCK 68, TOWN OF MACCLENNY, AS PER THEREOF RECORDED IN DEED BOOK D, AT PAGE 800, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. 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 7th day of March, 2014. Al Fraser, Clerk of Baker County Circuit Court By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk Van Ness Law Firm, PLC 1239 E. Newport Center Drive Suite #110 Deereld Beach, Florida 33442 Phone (954) 571-2031 3/27-4/3c **OFICIAL** AVISO DE ELECCIONES GENERALES Yo, Ken Detzner, Secretario de Estado del Estado de la Florida, por el presente notico que se llevarn a cabo ELECCIONES GENERALES en el Condado de BAKER, Estado de la Florida, el da CUATRO de NOVIEMBRE de 2014 d. C., para determinar la ocupacin o la retencin de los siguientes cargos: Representante ante el Congreso: distrito 4 Gabinete de la Florida Gobernador Gabinete de la Florida Vicegobernador Gabinete de la Florida Procurador General Gabinete de la Florida Funcionario Principal de Finanzas Gabinete de la Florida Comisionado de Agricultura Representante Estatal: distrito 10 Tribunal de Apelaciones del Distrito: retencin de 6 jueces Juez del Circuito, 8. Circuito Judicial: grupos 1, 7, 11 y 13 Junta Escolar: distritos 2, 3 y 4 Comisionado del Condado: distritos 2 y 4 Distrito de Conservacin de Tierra y Agua de Baker: grupos 2, 4 y 5 4/3, 4/17c Notice is hereby given: Karrie A Davison Last known address of: 7892 Briarwood Cir Glen St. Mary, FL 32040 You are hereby notified that your eligibility to vote is in question. You are required to contact the Supervisor of Elections, in Macclenny, Florida, no later than thirty (30) days after the date of this publishing. Failure to respond will result in a determination of ineligibility by the Supervisor and your name will be removed from the statewide voter registration system. If further assistance is needed, contact the Supervisor of Elections at the below listed address or call 904-259-6339. Nita D. Crawford Baker County Supervisor of Elections P.O. BOX 505 Macclenny, Florida, 32063 4/3c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 13-000140-CA FIRST FEDERAL BANK OF FLORIDA, a Banking corporation organized under the laws of the United States of America, f/k/a FIRST FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK OF FLORIDA Plaintiff(s), v. ANDREW M. BURNETT and AMERICAN ENTERPRISE BANK OF FLORIDA, ET AL, Defendants.___________________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that AL FRASER, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Baker County, Florida, will on the 6th day of May, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. in the foyer of the Baker County Courthouse, 339 E. Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida 32063, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situated in Baker County, Florida, to-wit: Part of Section 29, Township 2 South, Range 22 East, Baker County, Florida and being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the intersection of the Northerly right of way line of North Boulevard of the Town of MacClenny, according to plat thereof recorded in Deed Book D, Page 800, of the public records of said county, with the Easterly right of way line of State Road No. 23; thence Northerly on said Easterly right of way line, a distance of 595.64 feet to the point of beginning; thence continuing Northerly on said Easterly right of way line, 145.0 feet, thence Easterly parallel with said Northerly right of way line, 208.58 feet; thence Southerly parallel with said Easterly right of way line, 86.79 feet; thence Westerly parallel with said Northerly right of way line, 11.91 feet; thence Southerly and parallel with said Easterly right of way line, 58.21 feet; thence Westerly parallel with said Northerly right of way line, 196.97 feet to the Point of Beginning. Pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is as set out above, and the docket number of which is 13-000140-CA. 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 ofcial seal of said Court, this 7th day of March 2014. AL FRASER Clerk of the Circuit Court Baker County, Florida By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk FIRST FEDERAL BANK OF FLORIDA c/o PAUL V. SMITH, ESQ. P. O. Box 20294705 U.S. Highway 90 West Lake City, FL 32056 Email: 3/27-4/3c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 12000246CA VENTURES TRUST 2013 I-H-R BY MCM CAPTIAL PARTNERS, LLC ITS TRUSTEE, Plaintiff, v. DAVID R. PEMBLETON, et al. Defendants. ______________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the cause pending in the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit, in and for Baker County, Florida, Case No. 2012000246CA, in which VENTURES TRUST 2013 I-H-R BY MCM CAPITAL PARTNER, LLC ITS TRUSTEE, is Plaintiff, and David R. Pembleton, Sr. a/k/a David R. Pembelton, Sr., Barbara Belleville, Jodijo Hunter, Livingston Financial, LLC, Joseph Franklin Starling, Riley Lee Starling, State of Florida Department of Revenue, Carolyn Annette Thomas and Unknown Tenant, Defendants, the undersigned Clerk will sell the following described property situated in Baker County, Florida: A PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND BEING IN THE COUNTY OF BAKER AND STATE OF FLORIDA AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SECTION 32, TOWNSHIP 2 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, AND RUN EASTERLY ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 1760.0 FEET, MORE OR LESS TO THE WEST LINE OF WEST BOULEVARD OF THE TOWN OF MACCLENNY, THENCE SOUTH 10 DEGREES 24 MINUTES EAST, 309 FEET TO THE SOUTH LINE OF OHIO AVENUE, THENCE SOUTH 79 DEGREES 10 MINUTES WEST ALONG SAID SOUTH LINE OF OHIO AVENUE, 937.39 FEET TO THE WEST LINE OF A 60.0 FOOT STREET OR ROAD; THENCE RUN SOUTH 8 DEGREES 16 MINUTES EAST ALONG THE WEST LINE, 864.78 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 80 DEGREES 16 MINUTES WEST, 122.86 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 80 DEGREES 16 MINUTES WEST, 122.86 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 2 DEGREES 12 MINUTES WEST, 81.41 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 80 DEGREES 16 MINUTES EAST, 130.28 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 2 DEGREES 58 MINUTES 02 SECONDS WEST, 80.21 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Together with an undivided percentage interest in the common elements pertaining thereto at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash at 11:00 am on the 7th day of May, 2014, in the lobby of the Baker County Courthouse at: 339 E. Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Fl 32063. Any person claiming 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 60 days after the sale. DATED this 10th day of March, 2014. Al Fraser, Clerk of Baker County Circuit Court By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk CAMERON H.P. WHITE Florida Bar No. 021343 JASON R. HAWKINS Florida Bar No. 011925 South Milhausen, P.A. 1000 Legion Place, Suite 1200 Orlando, Florida 32801 Telephone: (407) 539-1638 Facsimile: (407) 539-2679 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) 3376237 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) 9558770. 3/27-4/3c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 02-2011-CA-000185 Division No. 130712.0498 THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON F/K/A THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWABS, INC., ASSETBACKED CERTIFICATES,SERIES 2006-10 Plaintiff, vs. Nicholas J. Poturich, et al, Defendants/ NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 10, 2014, and entered in Case No. 02-2011-CA-000185 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for Baker County, Florida, wherein THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON F/K/A THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWABS, INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES,SERIES 2006-10 is the Plaintiff and Nicholas J. Poturich, Toni Anne Poturich A/K/A Toni Anne Sanderson, Baker County Board Of County Commissioners, the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash inside of the courthouse in the lobby of the main entrance, Baker County Clerk of Court, Attn: Recording 339 East Macclenny Ave., Macclenny, FL 32063 at 11:00 A.M. on 13th day of May, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Order of Final Judgment, to wit: A Part Of Section 31, Township 2 South, Range 22 East, Baker County, Florida More Particularly Described As Follows: Commence At The Ne Corner Of The S 1/2 Of The East 3/4 Of Said Section 31; Thence South 89 Deg 27 Min 10 Sec West, Along The Northerly Line Of Said S 1/2 Of The East 3/4 Of Section 31, 60.30 Feet To An Intersection With The Westerly Right Of Way Line Of Sr No. 23A; Thence South 00 Deg 59 Min 36 Sec East Along Said Westerly Right Of Way Line 907.82 Feet; Thence North 89 Degrees 27 Min 10 Sec West, 536.34 Feet Thence North 00 Deg 31 Min 36 Sec West, 123.89 Feet; Thence North 89 Deg 57 Min 00 Sec West, 417.54 Feet To The Point Of Beginning Of The Parcel Of Land Described; Thence Continue North 89 Deg 57 Min 00 Sec West, 208.77 Feet; Thence South 00 Deg 31 Min 36 Sec East, 208.77 Feet; Thence South 89 Deg 57 Min 00 Sec East, 208.77 Feet; Thence North 00 Deg 31 Min 36 Sec West, 208.77 Feet To The Point Of Beginning. Together With A D30 Foot Easement For Ingress And Egress Described As Follows: Commence At The Ne Corner Of The S 1/2 Of The East 3/4 Of Said Section 31; Thence South 89 Deg 27 Min 10 Sec West Along The Northerly Line Of Said South 1/2 Of The East 3/4 Of Section 31, 60.30 Feet To An Intersection With The Westerly Right Of Way Line Of Sr 23A; Thence South 00 Deg 59 Min 36 Sec East Along Said Westerly Right Of Way Line 877.71 Feet To The Point Of Beginning; Thence Continue South 00 Deg 59 Min36 Sec East 30.01 Feet; Thence North 89 Deg 27 Min 10 Sec West, 536.34 Feet; Thence North 00 Deg 31 Min 36 West, 123.89 Feet; Thence North 89 Deg 57 Min 00 Sec West 626.31 Feet; Thence North 00 Deg 31 Min 36 Sec West, 30.01 Feet; Thence South 89 Deg 57 Min 00 Sec East, 56.49 Feet; Thence South 00 Deg 31 Min 36 Sec East, 124.16 Feet; Thence South 89 Deg 27 Min 10 Sec East, 506.39 Feet To The Point Of Beginning. IF YOU ARE A PERSON CLAIMING A RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK OF COURT NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. AFTER 60 DAYS, ONLY THE OWNER OF RECORD AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MAY CLAIM THE SURPLUS. DATED at Baker County, Florida, this 12th day of March, 2014. Al Fraser, Clerk of Baker County Circuit Court By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk GILBERT GARCIA GROUP, P.A. 2005 Pan Am Circle, Suite 110 Tampa, FL 33607 (813) 443-5087 In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons in need of a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding shall, within seven (7) days prior to any proceeding, contact the Administrative Office of the Court, Baker County, 339 E. Macclenny Avenue, Suite 113, Macclenny, FL 32063, Telephone (904) 259-8113, via Florida Relay Service. 3/27-4/3c A, R&R, Inc. 11837 N SR 121 Macclenny, FL 32063 The following vehicles will be sold at public auction on April 18, 2014 at 10 AM at A, R&R, Inc. 11837 N SR 121, Macclenny, FL 32063: 1979 Chevrolet Impala Vin# 1L35L9S281928 4/3c **OFFICIAL** NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION I, Ken Detzner, Secretary of State of the State of Flor ida, do hereby give notice that a GENERAL ELECTION will be held in BAKER County, State of Florida, on the FOURTH day of NOVEMBER, 2014, A.D., to ll or retain the following ofces: Representative in Congress: District 4 Florida Cabinet Governor Florida Cabinet Lieutenant Governor Florida Cabinet Attorney General Florida Cabinet Chief Financial Ofcer Florida Cabinet Commissioner of Agriculture State Representative: District 10 First District Court of Appeal: Retention of Six Judges Circuit Judge, Eighth Judicial Circuit: Groups 1, 7, 11 and 13 School Board: District 2, 3 and 4 County Commissioner: Districts 2 and 4 Baker Soil and Water Conservation District: Groups 2, 4 and 5 4/3, 4/17c Registration of Fictitious Names I the undersigned, being duly sworn, do hereby declare under oath that the names of all persons interested in the business or profession carried on under the name of A Unique Find whose principle place of business is: 11161 Westside Loop, Glen Saint Mary, FL 32040 and the extent of the interest of each is as follows: NAME EXTENT OF INTEREST Anna Simon 100% Anna Simon Signature STATE OF FLORIDA COUNTY OF BAKER Sworn to and subscribed before me this 27th day of March, 2014. Al Fraser Clerk of Court Baker County, Florida By: Tabitha Wilson As Deputy Clerk 4/3p IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 13000006CAAXMX ONEWEST BANK, F.S.B. Plaintiff, v. THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHERS WHO MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST IN THE ESTATE OF EUGENE L. FORD, DECEASED; ET AL. Defendants, NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment dated February 3, 2014, entered in Civil Case No.: 13000006CAAXMX, of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for Baker County, Florida, wherein ONEWEST BANK, F.S.B. is Plaintiff, and THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHERS WHO MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST IN THE ESTATE OF EUGENE L. FORD, DECEASED; THELMA L. FORD; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ACTING ON BEHALF OF THE SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, are Defendant(s). AL FRASER, the Clerk of Court shall sell to the highest bidder for cash at the main entrance of the courthouse, 339 E. Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, FL 32063, at 11:00 a.m. on the 8th day of April, 2014 the following described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment, to wit: THE LAND REFERRED TO IN THIS EXHIBIT IS LOCATED IN THE COUNTY OF BAKER AND THE STATE OF FLORIDA IN O.R. BOOK 47 AT PAGE 674 AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE SOUTH LINE OF SECTION 2, TOWNSHIP 3 SOUTH, RANGE 20 EAST, AND THE WEST LINE OF THE RIGHT OF WAY OF STATE ROAD #229, AND RUN NORTHERLY ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID ROAD RIGHT OF WAY 452 FEET AND THENCE RUN WEST 416 FEET FOR A POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE WEST 200 FEET TO THE L.D. CHESTNUT LOT; THENCE RUN NORTH 238 FEET; THENCE RUN EAST 200 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 238 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, ALL IN THE SE 1/4 OF SE 1/4 OF SECTION 2, TOWNSHIP 3 SOUTH, RANGE 20 EAST. If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. After 60 days, only the owner of record as of the date of the lis pendens may claim the surplus. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on March 18, 2014. AL FRASER CLERK OF THE COURT By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintiff Elizabeth R. Wellborn, P.A. 350 Jim Moran Blvd, Suite 100On Deerfield Beach, FL 33442 Telephone: (954) 354-3544 IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE 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, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 East University, Gainesville, FL 32601, at (352) 337-6237, at least 7 working days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 3/27-4/3c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 02 2013 CA 000084 COUNTRY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, Plaintiff, JANICE B. JOHNS, Defendant. ___________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Clerk of Circuit Court, Baker County, Florida, will on the May 29, 2014, at 11:00 a.m., at the front steps of the Baker County Courthouse, 339 East Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry, one by one, to the highest bidder for cash, the property located in Baker County, Florida, as follows TRACT 5, PART OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 36, TOWNSHIP 2 SOUTH, RANGE 21 EAST, BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SAID NORTHEAST 1/4 : THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 05 SECONDS EAST, AND ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID NORTHEAST 1/4 506.38 FEET; THENCE NORTH 77 DEGREES 27 MINUTES 36 SECONDS EAST, 399.65 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 59 MINUTES 34 SECONDS WEST, 250.0 FEET TO A POINT ON A CURVE, SAID CURVE BEING CONCAVE WESTERLY AND HAVING A RADIUS OF 50.0 FEET; THENCE ALONG AND AROUND SAID CURVE A CHORD BEARING AND DISTANCE OF NORTH 00 DEGREES 59 MINUTES 34 SECONDS WEST, 86.60 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 26 SECONDS, EAST 280.0 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 30 DEGREES 59 MINUTES 34 SECONDS EAST, 150.0 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 58 DEGREES 47 MINUTES 50 SECONDS WEST, 410.79 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH THAT 1995 SKYLINE TRIPLEWIDE MOBILE HOME VIN #S 5F630259HA, 5F630259HB AND 5F630259HC AND THAT SINGLEWIDE MOBILE HOME VIN # GD0CFL178410593, TITLE # 41336802 pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on March 28, 2014 in the above-styled cause, pending in said Court. 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 60 days after the sale. Al Fraser, Clerk Clerk of Circuit Court By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk Jack E. Kiker, III, Esquire J. Blair Boyd, Esquire Williams, Gautier, Gwynn, DeLoach & Sorenson, P.A. Post Office Box 4128 Tallahassee, FL 32315-4128 (E-Service E-Mail Address) 4/3-10c Higginbothams Towing & Recovery Inc. 7611 West Mt. Vernon St. Glen St. Mary, FL 32040 The following vehicle will be sold at public auction on April 18, 2014 at 10 am at Higginbothams Towing & Recovery 7611 West Mt. Vernon St., Glen St. Mary, FL 32040: 2000 Mercury Mountaineer Vin# 4M2ZU66P3YUJ44336 4/3c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 02-2012-CA-000133 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, v. DAVID F. POWELL; et al., Defendants, NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment dated November 18, 2013, entered in Civil Case No.: 02-2012-CA-000133, of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Baker County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is Plaintiff, and DAVID F. POWELL; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DAVID F. POWELL; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; are Defendants. Al Fraser, Clerk of the Court, shall sell to the highest bidder for cash at 11:00 a.m., at 339 E. Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, FL 32063 on the 20th day of May, 2014 the following described real property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: A PART OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 6, TOWNSHIP 3 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE NORTHERLY R/W LINE OF STATE ROAD #8 (SECTION 270902401) I-10 WITH THE WEST LINE OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 6, TOWNSHIP 3 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, THENCE SOUTH 86 DEGREES 32 MINUTES 27 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID NORTHERLY R/W LINE, 1307.19 FEET; THENCE NORTH 0 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 33 SECONDS EAST, 448.48 FEET TO A POINT IN THE NORTHERLY R/W LINE OF A 30 FOOT ROAD NOW KNOWN AS GEORGE HODGES ROAD FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE SOUTH 88 DEGREES 42 MINUTES 33 SECONDS WEST 10 FEET, THENCE NORTH 0 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 33 SECONDS EAST, 328.57 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 40 MINUTES 27 SECONDS EAST, 133.0 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 0 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 33 SECONDS WEST, 324.82 FEET TO A POINT IN SAID NORTHERLY R/W LINE OF GEORGE HODGES ROAD; THENCE SOUTH 88 DEGREES 42 MINUTES 33 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID NORTHERLY R/W LINE, 123.05 FEET TO POINT OF BEGINNING. BEING THE SAME LANDS AS DESCRIBED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS VOLUME 28, PAGE 10 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. LESS AND EXCEPT THE WEST 10 FEET WHICH IS ALSO DESCRIBED AS THE EAST 10 FEET OF LANDS DESCRIBED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 2000, PAGE 2194 OF THE OFFICIAL RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. After 60 days, only the owner of record as of the date of the lis pendens may claim the surplus. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on March 20, 2014. AL FRASER CLERK OF THE COURT By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintiff: Elizabeth R. Wellborn, P.A. 350 JIM MORAN BLVD., SUITE 100 Deerfield Beach, FL 33442 Telephone: (954) 354-3544 Facsimile: (954) 354-3545 IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE 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 Court Administrator at 2 Courthouse Square, Kissimmee, FL 34741, telephone 407/742-2417, at least 7 working days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 4/3-10c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 13000141CAMXAX M&T BANK, Plaintiff, vs. JEFFREY DOW, LINDA DOW, ROLLING MEADOWS OF MACCLENNY HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. AS NOMINEE FOR COUNTRYWIDE BANK FSB, UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 1, UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 2, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure filed March 27, 2014 entered in Civil Case No. 13000141CAMXAX of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for Baker County, Macclenny, Florida, the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at Baker County Courthouse, 339 East Macclenny Avenue Room 113, Macclenny, FL. 32063 in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes on the 29th day of May, 2014 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 128, ROLLING MEADOWS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 96 101, 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 60 days after the sale. Dated this 28th day of March, 2014. AL FRASER CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk MCCALLA RAYMER, LLC, ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF 110 SE 6TH STREET FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33301 (407) 674-1850 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. 4/3-10c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 01-2013-CA-00007 GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC Plaintiff, v. KARL BACH; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF KARL BACH; 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 Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on March 27, 2014, in this cause, in the Circuit Court of Baker County, Florida, the clerk shall sell the property situated in Baker County, Florida, described as: PARCEL 11 A PART OF THE EAST 1/2 OF SECTION 20, TOWNSHIP 1 SOUTH, RANGE 21 EAST, BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID SECTION 20 AND RUN THENCE S 89`00 W, ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID SECTION, 1535.08 FEET, THENCE RUN S 1`06 W, 788.09 FEET TO THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF BLUFF CREEK ROAD AND TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE S 1`06 W, 727.36 FEET, THENCE RUN S 89`19 W, 300.0 FEET, THENCE RUN N 1`06 E, 727.36 FEET, TO SAID SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY OF BLUFF CREEK ROAD, THENCE RUN N 89` 19 E, 300.0 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. a/k/a 11094 BLUFF CREEK RD, GLEN SAINT MARY, FL 32040 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the front door of the Baker County Courthouse, 339 E. Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, FL 32063, on May 29, 2014 beginning at 11:00 AM. If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must le a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to le a claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. Dated this 28th day of March, 2014. Al Fraser Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk DOUGLAS C. ZAHM, P.A. 12425 28TH STREET NORTH, SUITE 200 ST. PETERSBURG, FL 33716 EFILING@DCZAHM.COM Fax No. (727) 539-1094 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 904259-8113, 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. 4/3-10c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIRCUIT CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2013-CA-00162 THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON, TRUSTEE, BY AND THROUGH VANDERBILT MORTGAGE AND FINANCE, INC., A TENNESSEE CORPORATION AUTHORIZED TO TRANSACT BUSINESS IN FLORIDA, ITS ATTORNEY IN FACT/SUB-SERVICING AGENT, Plaintiff, vs. CAROLYN G. MINTZ A/K/A CAROLYN GRIFFIS MINTZ; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CAROLYN G. MINTZ A/K/A CAROLYN GRIFFIS MINTZ and UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION of 450 W. Railroad Avenue, Macclenny, FL 32063 Defendants. _________________________/ CLERKS NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Plaintiffs Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash on May 29, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. (EST), at BAKER County Courthouse: Part of the Southeast of the Northwest of Section 32, Township 2 South, Range 22 East, Baker County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: Commence at the intersection of the South Right-of-Way of Railroad Street (a 50 foot Right-of-Way as presently established) and the West line of the Southeast of the Northwest of said Section 32, thence run North 78 degrees 57 minutes 35 seconds East along the South Right-of-Way of Railroad Street, 194.68 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence continue North 78 degrees 57 minutes 35 seconds East along the South Right-of-Way line 86.00 feet; thence South 11 degrees 02 minutes 25 seconds East 100 feet; thence South 78 degrees 57 minutes 35 seconds West 86 feet; thence North 11 degrees 02 minutes 25 seconds West 100 feet to the Point of Beginning. (A/K/A lot 3). TOGETHER WITH a 2001 General Model No. 28-6344 Manufactured Home, ID#s GMHGA4260128324A AND GMHGA4260128324B. 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 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Dated: March 28, 2014. AL FRASER CLERK OF THE COURT BAKER COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk Sonya K Daws Esquire Quintairos Prieto Wood & Boyer PA 215 South Monroe Street Suite 600 Tallahassee, FL 32301 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. 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. 4/3-10c Legal Notices Available Online


Page 18 T B C P ursday, April 3, 2014 YARD SALES Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 9:00 a.m.?, 11788 Faye Road, in front of Elementary School. 2 family; furniture, shing gear, tool and shop supplies, kitchen items, Earnhardt Nascar collectibles, baby items, clothes, toys, tvs, wedding dress and veil; lots more items. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m., 6102 W. Riverside Drive. Large size womens clothes, exerciser, miscellaneous. Rain cancels. Friday, 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., 121 N., 5 miles left on Eva Jones Road. House in back eld. Good items. Friday and Saturday, 7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., 7307 S. Glen Boulevard, Glen. Estate sale. Furniture, household furnishings, dishes, tools, etc. 259-4646. Friday and Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.??, 499 Ivy Street, Macclenny. Lots of great items; new items. Lets make a deal. Rain cancels. Friday and Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-?, 121 N. to Eloise, to 707 N. 7th Street. Multi-family; kids clothes, toys, etc. Friday and Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-?, 13092 North CR 23A, Macclenny. Too much to list. Friday, 8:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. and Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., 144 S. 5th Street. GFWC Womans Club of Macclenny for Relay for Life team. Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., 235 N. 1st Street. Moving; everything is priced to sell. Lots of little girl and baby items; lots more. Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., 519 Islamorada Drive, S. Multi-family; furniture, clothes, baby items, stroller/carseats; too much to list. Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., 4272 Birch Street, Macclenny II. Large 2 family sale with lots of good stuff at great prices! Rain cancels. Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-?, 850 N. Center Street, Baldwin Community Center. Community yard sale to help support First Baptist Baldwins mission team. Thursday only, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., 7722 Old Nursery Road, across from Manntown Nursery off CR125. To raise money for camp. Twin bed, girls clothes 6,7,8,10,12; boys clothes, household items and more. Call for directions. 904716-9769. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m., W. Thomas Circle. Benet Yard Sale for the Jones family. Lost their trailer due to house re; had no insurance. Friday and Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-?, Christian Fellowship Temple, Ohio Street, under water tower. Church yard and bake sale. Held in fellowship hall; very organized with shopping carts, dressing rooms and much more. Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., 513 N. 5th Street. Multifamily; household, baby items and much more. Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-?, 9346 CR 229, Sanderson. Computer, baby girl/big girl items, boy clothes; too much to list. 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 clenny, 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 lished, 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. 5'x10' enclosed utility trailer, single axle; used one time. $2250. 259-4814. 4/3p Jimmys P-Nut & Vegetable truck for sale, includes all equipment. I am retir ing after 27 years. $6000 OBO. 259-2927. 3/27-4/3p 2004 15' 11" Yamaha G-3 boat with 40 HP Yamaha motor, 40 lb. thrust trolling motor, trailer, life jackets; power tilt and trim; sh nder. $6000 OBO. 259-2927. 3/27-4/3p Tan recliner $100; antique style enter tainment center $150; chainsaw $50. 904-586-5791. 4/3p Moving out of state! Queen bed $150; living room sofa/loveseat $150; kitchen table with 4 chairs $40, microwave $25; big at screen TV $200; washer/dryer $150; lots of miscellaneous. 259-2271 or 301-302-1425. 4/3p Fruit Treesapple, pear, peach and more. Muscadine grapevines, blueberry plants (small 1 gallon $3 & up). Delivery available. All major credit cards accepted. Lic. #4800917. 904-845-2686 or 904-3186166, Hilliard. 3/20-6/26p 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 FREE: 24' round above ground pool with pump and deck. You move. 259-3687. 4/3p Nannys Thrift Store. Located across from old jail. Furniture, toys, clothes. You name it, we have it or well get it. 904229-2303. 3/27-4/3p Gun Show, April 5th & 6th. Baker County Fairgrounds in Macclenny. Saturday, 9-4 and Sunday, 9-3. Admission $6. CWP Classes at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. For infor mation, call Cliffhangers. 386-325-6114. 3/27-4/3p REWARD! $100 cash for Baker County Florida License Tags starting with 52 for 1938, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 50, 54, 55 and 64. Also want tags starting with #63. $1000 for Baker County porcelain tags 1911-1917, and buying all FL/GA tags before 1958. Jeff Francis 727-4241576. 3/27-5/29p Home Improvementsporches, decks, remodeling-any home repair. Licensed & Insured. 904-591-2640. 10/17tfc Heating And Air Conditioning Technician Training! Fast Track, Hands On, National Certication Program. Lifetime Job Placement. VA Benets Eligible! 1-877994-9904. 4/3p NURSING CAREERS begin here Get trained in months, not years. Small classes, no waiting list. Financial aid for qualied students. Apply now at Centura Institute Orlando (888) 220-3219. 4/3p We install 6 seamless gutters. Pressure washing. 259-7335. 8/11tfc ONLINE ONLY AUCTION Buses, Tractor & Equipment & More for Sale! Ends April 3rd @ 7PM. Gulf Bay Auctions: 251600-9595 or Visit, AU3301. 4/3p Narcotics Anonymous. We are a group of recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. IT WORKS!! Meetings are held at the Baker County Health Department on Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:45 p.m.-7:45 p.m. 1/2-12/25p AIRLINE CAREERS begin here Get FAA approved Aviation Maintenance Techni cian training. Housing and Financial Aid for qualied students. Job placement assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance 877-741-9260 www.FixJets. com. 4/3p Alcoholics anonymous meetings Monday and Friday at 8 pm. Call Wanda 904994-7750. 209 Macclenny Ave. 1/2-12/25p AUTOMOBILES 1989 Ford Probe. Has new fuel pump, starter, alternator, clutch and battery. Needs tires. $600 OBO. 904-738-2480. 4/3p 2000 Kawasaki VN750 motorcycle, New Battery, Stator, & Voltage Regulator. $2,900.00. 259-7523. 12/5tfc ANIMALS LOST: Bird dog, 3 months old; born deaf (cant hear). White with black specks. Lost on Cattle Gap Lane; childs pet. If found, call 904-608-3497. 4/3p Free: two year old Siberian Husky. Must have reference and space for dog to run. 259-1668. 4/3p Dogs: all types from puppies to adults. Animal Control, $65 adoption fees will apply. 259-6786. 11/20tfc HELP WANTED Notice to readers: The newspaper often publishes classied advertising on subjects like workat-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 Commission 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 Northeast Florida Power Equipment is looking for front counter help. Need to have some knowledge of computers and lawn mower parts. Please stop by 6122 W. US Highway 90 to ll out application or fax resume to 259-3788. 4/3c Northeast Florida Power Equipment is looking for part time mechanic helper. Needs to have valid drivers license and have some knowledge of lawn mower repair. Please stop by 6122 W. US Highway 90 to ll out application or fax resume to 259-3788. 4/3c 2nd Shift Storeroom Clerk. Must have computer knowledge. Industrial Storeroom experience helpful. We are an EEOC, drug free workplace. We offer Dental & Health Insurance, paid Holidays and Vacation. Apply at Gilman Building Products, CR 218 Maxville, FL or fax resume to 904-289-7736. 4/3-24c Certied Nursing Assistants needed. Part-time day shift, evening shift, night shift. Must be dependable and willing to work weekends. Must pass AHCA background screening. Apply in person to Macclenny Nursing and Rehab. 755 South 5th Street/Hwy. 228. No phone calls please. An EEO/AA Employer/M/F/V/D. 3/20-4/10c Drivers: Home EVERY Weekend, Dedicat ed Southern Lanes & OTR! All Miles PAID (Loaded & Empty)! Or Walk Away Lease: No Money Down, No Credit Check. 1-888880-5916. 4/3p Drivers: $5,000 Sign-On Bonus! Great Pay! Consistent Freight, Great Miles on this Regional Account. Werner Enterprises:1-855-515-8447. 3/27-4/17p Experienced painters needed. Peacock Painting. 259-5877. 2/21tfc CDL-A Team Owner Operators: $2,500 Lease Incentive! Team Dedicated Routes. Great Revenue & Regular Weekly Home Time! 888-486-5946 NFI Industries 4/3p DRIVER TRAINEES NEEDED NOW! Learn to drive for US Xpress! Earn $700 per week! No experience needed! Local CDL Training. Job ready in 15 days! 1-888368-1964. 4/3p 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. 4/3p Food grade tankers, Class-A CDL w/ tanker endorsement, Prefer 2 yrs experience, Mileage & Drop Pay, Vacation, Health, Dental & 401k. For information call 800-569-6816 or go to our website www. 4/3p REGIONAL DRIVERS! Get Home EVERY Week + Excellent Benets. CDL-A req. 888-362-8608. Students Check Out The New Pay Increase! Apply @ Equal Opportunity Employer -Females, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are en couraged to apply. 4/3p 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 preference, 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. Beautiful x-large lot; power, water, fruit and citrus trees. Hillside Drive, Macclenny; on a paved dead end street. Reduced to $37,500. 259-4569. 3/20-4/3p 2 BR, 2 BA doublewide on 2 acres; needs work. High and dry in Taylor. $40,000. 904-738-2262. 3/27-4/17p 3 BR, 2 BA completely renovated home on large city lot in established neighbor hood. FSBO. $119,500. Seller to pay all closing costs. Contact 904-234-8065. 3/20-4/10p 3 BR, 2 BA home for sale by owner. 808 Fox Run Circle. Beautiful pond view, enclosed garage for large family room; nicely fenced. $130,000. 904-504-0773. 4/3-17p Sampson Lake, Starke. 200' waterfront; small furnished cabin. 420' dock private canal. High and dry; beautiful. Wayne, 904-786-4971 or 904-859-5898. 4/310p 3 lots for sale, Hilliard, FL; in town. Cor ner lots on paved roads. Water and sewer available. 25K for all. 904-786-4971 or 904-859-5898. 4/3-10p 2 BR, 2 BA 24x36 doublewide. DR/LR, kitchen; includes all appliances plus washer/dryer, microwave, 3 ton A/C & heat unit. Excellent condition. $12,600. 10'x 22' porch also available. 904-6076935. 4/3p 1-10 acres, high and dry, sh pond, creek or river front, homes/mobile homes, setup. Owner nancing. 912-843-8118 or 904-699-8637. 3/13tfc 4.74 acres, Raintree Drive, Macclenny II Unit III. $60,000 FIRM. 259-2536. 1/16tfc 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 NEAR BOONE, NC 2+/-ac. tract 350 ft of rushing streams 3000 ft elevation private and secluded underground utilities and paved roads from only $9900. Call 1-877717-5273 ext. 91. 4/3p Up to 9 acres from $14,900. Mountain cabin only $89,900. Access to lake and trout stream. Views of the Atlanta skyline. 45 minutes from Northern Atlanta. Priced below developer cost! Call 888-260-0905 Ext. 17. 4/3p Tennessee Log Home Sale! Saturday April 12th Only. New 1200 sf ready to nish log cabin on 10 acres with FREE Boat Slip on 160,000 acre recreational lake. Only $89,900. Excellent nancing. Call now 877-888-0267, x76. 4/3p FOR RENT 2 BR, 2 BA doublewide on Crews Road. Service animals only. $800/month plus $500 deposit. Call Michelle 904-5882589. 4/3p 2006 3 BR, 2 BA doublewide on 2 acres on Hwy. 185, Moniac. $700/month; will sell with owner nancing. 904-879-2143. 4/3p 4 BR, 2 BA 32 x 80 doublewide. Newly remodeled on acre on corner of 125 S & Mud Lake Road, at 4 way stop. Lawn maintenance included. $1000/month plus $1300 deposit. 259-9066. 3/27tfc 2 BR, 2 BA mobile home, CH/A, $575/ month plus deposit; 3 BR, 2 BA mobile home, $625/month plus deposit. 904860-4604. 1/30tfc 2-3 BR mobile homes available. $450$600/month. Half acre; garbage, water, sewer, lawn care provided; family neighFOR SALE ADJUNCT INSTRUCTORS WATER RESOURCES Develop and teach the course Water Resources Information and Database Management for on-line format and delivery requires BS degree or higher in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Agricultural/ Biological Engineering, Geology, Hydrology, Water Science, or Geography. Three years minimum experience in working with government and utility databases. Experience in developing data transfer and analysis to GIS. Experience in importation of water data layers. Experience in using educational technologies in science teaching or the professional workplace. Ability to work well with others. Experience with or desire to teach on-line distance-learning with products, particularly PowerPoint, Word, Access, and Outlook. Ability to scan and capture images and video to enhance on-line teaching platforms. Experience in using water models such as AFSIRS and tions: Coursework in GPS, GIS. Knowledge of water supply and public utilities operation and policy. Experience in Florida water district operations. Knowledge of engineering contractor relationships with water districts. Deadline For Receiving Applications: Open Until Filled Persons interested should provide College application, vita, and photocopies of transcripts. All foreign transcripts must be submitted with Position details and applications available on web at: Dr. W. David Shoup, CIC, CAIS, TSP Water Resources Training Programs Florida Gateway College 149 S.E. College Place Lake City, FL 32025-2007 Phone (386) 754-4343 Fax (386) 754-4843 E-Mail: william.shoup@fgc.eduFGC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. VP/ADA/EA/EO College in Education and Employment STAFF ASSISTANT Lake City Center We are currently seeking quali ed applicants for a Sta Assistant for our Lake City Center location in Lake City, Florida. The Sta Assistant would provide administrative support in application, maintenance and processing of student, faculty and/or sta policies and procedures. The individual will also assist in community marketing activities. The Sta Assistant must have excellent customer services skills, and demonstrated ability to manage databases, produce forms, reports and marketing communications. The minimum requirement is an AA/AS degree with 2 years of successful administrative experience. For additional information and application instructions, please visit: or for a direct line to the position: http:// Cindy Jo Oglesby Fl. Lic. R.E. Broker Cell 904.226.7161In todays real estate market it takes an experienced professional to move No upfront fees | We dont get paid unless we sell your home! Experience & Expertise in Marketing, Negotiations, Financing and More!260 W. Macclenny Ave., Macclenny (Next to NAPA Auto Parts) borhood. 912-843-8118 or 904-6998637. 10/31tfc COMMERCIAL RENT Commercial Office at 535 S. 6th Street; retail space available April 1, presently Goodie 2 Shoes. 533 S. 6th Street. 904338-4528. 3/27-4/24p For Lease1500 SF retail/office space at 541 S. 6th Street, Macclenny. $1000/ month. Call Jack at 904-616-9432. 9/26tfc MOBILE HOMES Brand new! 2014 3 BR, 16 x 80. $36,900. Set-up with AC, steps and skirting. 2594663. 3/27-4/17c 2014 28 x 60 3 BR DW mobile home. $49,900. Only 2 available. Set-up with AC, steps, skirting. 259-4663. 3/27-4/17c I BUY USED MOBILE HOMES. Cash paid immediately. 259-4663. 3/27-4/17c NO MONEY DOWN, use your land. Brand new 2000 sq. ft. 4 BR. $59,900 or $499/ month. 259-4663. waynefriermacclenny. com. 3/27-4/17c


ursday, April 3, 2014 T B C P Page 19 LAWNS AND LANDSCAPES OF N.E. FLORIDA Free Estimates Licensed & Insured Maintenance Contracts Pressure Washing Landscaping Jamie Rhoden904-382-4271 4/3-10pGATEWAY PEST CONTROL, INC. 259-3808All types of pest control Call Eston, Shannon or Bill Ask about our re ant control6/26tfcC & R LAWN SERVICESLandscapingMowing Trim HedgesTrees Tractor Work Free Estimates Licensed & Insured904-238-07924/3-10pDEPENDABLE HEATING, AC AND ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORResidential Commercial New Construction Remodel259-6546Elec. license # EC-0001471 AC license # CA-C057649 2/10tfcRICH LAURAMORE CONSTRUCTION, INC.Custom homes Additions Remodels259-4893 or 403-4781 cell RR License No. 282811470 11/19tfcROGER RAULERSON WELL DRILLING2 and 4 Wells Pump Service | Water Treatment 259-7531 Licensed & Insured Family owned & operated12/31tfc TILE AND WOOD FLOORING25 Years Experience John Pearce 904-536-5682Free Estimates3/13-4/3pMICHAEL & JONATHANS, INC. Landscaping Trenching Lawn Service & Irrigation New Installation & Repairs For all your total lawn needs. 259-7388Residential and Business Licensed & Insured3/27-4/3pJOHN WILLIAMS PLUMBINGnow offers Septic Tank Pumping, Sump Pump Replacements and all your plumbing needs. Call 259-4580CFC056961 4/3-24cANGEL AQUA, INC.Water Quality Treatment We can improve your water Water softeners Iron lters Sales Rentals Service Repairs Ask us about our Chemical Free systems Morton Salt Keep Full Salt Delivery Service 797 S. 6th Street, Macclenny259-6672 7/12tfcFILL DIRTCulverts installed Tim Johnson259-2536 904-838-28185/11tfcJOHN WILLIAMS PLUMBINGRepairs Re-pipes Remodels Drain Cleaning Sump Pumps Water heaters New constructionCall 259-4580CFC056961 4/3-24c IM BACK! 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Also, instructors will develop and/or teach online courses in Environmental Sciences, and/or water resources management courses toward BAS degree program. A Bachelors Degree is required for noncredit/non transfer courses and 2 years of related work experience. A Masters Degree with at least 18 graduate hours in environmental science or related discipline is required for Associate level courses; A doctoral degree in environmental sciences or engineering, Agricultural & biological engineering, Water Sciences or equivalent discipline is required for teaching and/or developing B.A.S. level upper division courses. Requires knowledge in math, environmental science, and chemistry; knowledge of state and local laws/regulations regarding water/ wastewater operations; communications skills; ability in written communications. For B.A.S. degree courses the ability to develop on-line coursework in springs ecology, watershed management, public wells & septic, hydrology, water technologies, environmental modelling, water demand calculation, water supply, and other related tions: Water/wastewater operators license, computer skills, as well as some instructional abilities for ceron-line courses on standard platforms. Deadline For Receiving Applications: 4/15/14 or Open Until Filled Persons interested should provide College application, vita, and photocopies of transcripts. All foreign transcripts must be submitted with Position details and applications available on web at: Dr. W. David Shoup, CIC, CAIS, TSP Water Resources Training Programs Florida Gateway College 149 S.E. College Place Lake City, FL 32025-2007 Phone (386) 754-4343 Fax (386) 754-4843 E-Mail: william.shoup@fgc.eduFGC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. 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Ability to scan and capture images and video to enhance on-line teaching platforms. Willing to develop an array of new courses to building our new BAS deClass A Florida Water-Wastewater or quick learner in acquiring skills of distance course development on Pearson and/or Blackboard platforms. Willingness to explore Web based instruction and multi-media presentational teaching technologies as well as a willingness to teach evening classes. College or university teaching experience. SALARY: Based on degree and experience. DEADLINE FOR RECEIVING APPLICATIONS: 4/10/14 or Open Until Filled Persons interested should provide College application, vita, and photocopies of transcripts. All foreign transcripts must be submitted with Position details and applications available at: Human Resources Florida Gateway College 149 S.E. College Place Lake City, FL 32025-2007 Phone (386) 754-4314 Fax (386) 754-4814 E-Mail: human.resources@fgc.eduFGC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. VP/ADA/ EA/EO College in Education and Employment Class A CDL Drivers Needed!Drivers needed immediately for bulk commodity carrier. Driving School Minimum 23 years of age, clean MVR and job history required. ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, NURSING 194 Duty DaysTenure Track Position # F99923 Conduct the learning experience in the classroom, laboratory, and/or clinical areas. Prepare for instruction syllabi, lesson plans, tests, use assessment strategies to assist the continuous development of the learner, use effective communication techniques with students and others. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the subject matter, use appropriate and current technology in the teaching and learning process. This is a 194 duty day position. Hours will vary and require some evenings. Requires a Master of Science in Nursing degree and be licensed in Florida or be eligible for licensure in Florida. Three years of experience as staff nurse (acute care preferred). Strong experience in Maternity Health Nursing. Ability to present information in a coherent manner and the ability to fairly evaluate student retention of Computer Literate. Teaching experience preferred. EXCELLENT SALARY PAID BENEFITS DESIRABLE SCHEDULE Application Deadline: Open Until Filled Persons interested should provide College application, vita, and photocopies of transcripts. All foreign transcripts must evaluation. Position details and applications available Human Resources Florida Gateway College 149 S.E. College Place Lake City, FL 32025-2007 Ph (386) 754-4314 Fax (386) 754-4814 FGC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. VP/ADA/ EA/EO College in Education and Employment EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCES EXCELLENT SALARY PAID BENEFITS DESIRABLE SCHEDULE Application Deadline: Open Until Filled. ACCOUNTS PAYABLE/ PROPERTY SPECIALIST Accounting work including accounts payable, property records maintenance, record maintenance, subsidiary ledger maintenance, and data entry. Requires considerable attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy. High school graduate plus three which is in accounting. A high school equivalency diploma from the State Department of Education may be substituted for high school graduation. Special consideration will be given to applicants with an AssociKnowledge of business math and basic effective communication, work well under pressure, work effectively in a team atmosphere, and to perform in a timely manner. Ability to perform manual labor and lift 35 Knowledge of accounting rules and regulations for community colleges. Knowledge of state regulations regarding payment procedures, property procedures, record retention procedures, and travel. Knowledge of applicable federal regulations. APPLICATION DEADLINE: 4/14/14 Persons interested should provide College employment application. Position details Human Resources Florida Gateway College 149 S.E. College Place Lake City Fl 32025-2007 Phone (386) 754-4314 FGC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. VP/ADA/ EA/EO College in Education and Employment Quality Excellence ExperienceResidential and Commercial Electric Services New Construction, Repairs and ServiceWe can help with all your electrical needs from small repairs to residential and commercial design/build projectsServing all of Northeast Florida & Southeast GeorgiaCall Fred Munson 904-226-4162FL Lic. EC-1713 | GA Lic. 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