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Democratic Women meet in MelroseThe Democratic Womens Club of the Lakes Area will meet on Thursday, Aug. 23, at the Historic Homemakers Club, 25728 Park St. in Melrose. The primary is the following week, and last-minute preparations are underway for early voting and getting people to the polls. Meetings are held the fourth Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. All Democrats (men and women) are welcome. Sign up for 4-HFind about Bradford County 4-H at Enrollment Night, Thursday, Aug. 23, at 6 p.m. at the Bradford County Ave. in Starke. 4-H provides youth the opportunity to learn life skills, explore science outside of the classroom, engage in community service and experience fun opportunities like 4-H camp. For more information, call 4-H agent Debbie Nistler at 904-966-6244 Rally in TheressaThe Theressa Volunteer Fire Department is having a political rally and BBQ on Saturday, Aug. 25. Theressa is located off State road 100, just west of the Keystone Heights airport. a meal for a donation starting at 6 p.m. All local, regional and statewide candidates are invited, and they will start speaking at 7 p.m. Each candidate will be allowed three minutes to speak. Candidates, please contact Rusty gov or 352-473-6800 or Julie Sullivan at 352-235-0101 no later than Aug. 19 to let them know you would like to speak.Tornado Club passes for Bradford High School athleticsFans of Bradford High School athletics can take advantage of Tornado Club all-sports passes, which allow admission to all home events for $100. For an extra $35, fans can also get one reserved red seat for football games and a reserved parking pass for football. Please contact BHS bookkeeper Beth Johnson at 904-966-6086 for more information. 75 Cents T elegraph 139th Year, 3rd Issue Thursday, August 23, 2018 USPS 062-700 Starke, Florida Bradford County Weekly deadline is Monday at 5 p.m. Phone 904-964-6305 Fax 904-964-8628 Bradford County The Sweetest Strawberries this side of H eaven CommunityNews Teenager evaluated at scene of S.R. 230 BY DAN HILDEBRAN Managing Editor A teenaged passenger was evaluated by emergency medical workers at the scene of a two-car collission on S.R. 230 Thursday afternoon. The boy was the at the scene said it was unlikely the victim would be transported to a hospital. According to an eyewitness, around 4:15 p.m., a gray Ford Focus was traveling toward Starke on S.R. 230 and attempted a left turn onto County Road 230A, also known as Bethel Church Road. The Focus crossed the path of a silver Ford Mustang that was traveling toward Camp Blanding, and the front of the Mustang struck the Focus. A Bradford deputy investigating the crash Miranda Johnson of Keystone Heights, adding that Johnson was the at-fault driver. Jenna Ritch, 17, of Starke was driving the Mustang. Her brother was the passenger evaluated by Bradford emergency medical workers at the scene. from a Ford Focus involved in a collision on State Road 230. The driver of the Mustang, 22-year-old Miranda Johnson of Keystone Heights, is pictured at far left. Jenna Ritch, 17, of Starke talks on a mobile phone after the silver Ford Mustang she was driving collided with a Ford Focus on State Road 230, at the intersection of County Road 230A. Deputies: Ex-wife stabbed man for drug moneyBY DAN HILDEBRAN Managing Editor Bradford deputies arrested a 38-year-old Hampton woman after her ex-husband said she broke into his home and stabbed him after he refused to supply her with money to purchase drugs. Christina Elizabeth Gibbs was arrested Aug. 19 by Bradford deputies for assault, aggravated battery and burglary. According to an arrest report, the victim was lying in bed watching television when the defendant forced open a window with a pocket knife. Once Christina entered his residence, she demanded that (the victim) give her money, wrote (The victim) stated Christina has a drug problem and wanted money to buy drugs. The ex-husband said Gibbs started throwing things around the house and threatened to kill him if he didnt give her money. (The victim) stated that he attempted to restrain Christina at which time Christina bit him on both arms three to four times, wrote the deputy. During the struggle, Christina stabbed (the victim) with the knife in the stomach area. I observed victims) arms and stomach area. He declined medical attention. The ex-husband said he gave Gibbs $20 to leave the residence. He then called 911. GibbsGrandma tries to protect child, arrested for batteryBY DAN HILDEBRAN Managing Editor Bradford deputies arrested a 49-year-old Lawtey woman after she and her daughter struggled over pills. Loretta Jenean Dyal was arrested Aug. 19 for battery. According to an arrest report, Dyals daughter checked in on her with Dyals grandson in the daughters back seat. During the visit, Dyal accused the of prescription medications and said she would not allow the daughter to drive with the grandson in the back seat. Loretta attempted to take the child out of the back seat of the vehicle, James in a report. (The victim) was able to get the child back into the back seat of the car. Dyal then attempted to grab her daughters medications, and in the process scratched the woman in the chest area. The meds fell to the ground and the women began struggling over the pills. (The victim) grabbed Loretta by the arm holding the pills and began biting her hand, in hope of retrieving her pills, wrote the deputy. Loretta in turn, began biting (the victim) on the back of her arm. The victim fought off both her mother and her aunt, who attempted to get the victims keys and remove the child from the car. She then put the vehicle in reverse and escaped. The defendant told James that her daughter looked googly-eyed and sleepy and she was concerned about the safety of her grandson. She added that when she asked her daughter to stay, the woman became aggressive and attacked her. James wrote that the victim had marks on her chest and a bite mark on the back of her arm that was consistent with her story. The defendant also had marks that she said resulted from the victim biting her. The deputy said he attempted to interview the aunt, but she appeared to be in shock over the incident and declined to complete a sworn statement. It should be noted that while speaking with the victim, she did not Due to testimonial and physical evidence, Loretta was arrested for domestic battery due to being the initial aggressor in placing her hands on (the victim). DyalStarke native Loper is new AP at Southside ElementaryBY CLIFF SMELLEY Stephanie Loper is back where she started. However, this time, shes opposed to that of a teacher at Starkes Southside Elementary School. Loper, the daughter of Robert and Norma Rhoden of Starke, is the new assistant principal at Southside working as a curriculum resource teacher the past four years at Brooker and Hampton elementary schools (she was also a guidance counselor as well at Hampton the past year). She began her career in education at Southside as a teacher (substitute 1997-98, fulltime 1999-2005). Im excited about the opportunity to be back here, Loper said. Her role at Southside isnt the only thing thats changed since the last time she worked there. Loper said she can count on one hand the number of around who are still at the school. Even though I returned to where it all started and made a full circle, its different, she said. Then theres the matter of readjusting to a larger school. Hampton Elementary, for example, had 20 faculty and staff and approximately Stephanie Loper, the daughter of Robert and Norma Rhoden of Starke, is the new assistant principal at Southside Elementary School, which is where her career started as a teacher.See LOPER, 6A


I am Dimple Overstreet. I have been in Starke for over 50 years. If you were to ask any of my friends or family they would say I would be the last person to seek a political oce. In my professional career I successfully ran two businesses simultaneously. I am involved in Altrusa, Bradford County Education Foundation, Relay for Life, and Downtown Merchants Association. e city of Starke is going to have some changes in the next few years, with the bypass of HWY 301 and the overpass of the railroad on SR 100. I hope to be a part to help the transition go smoothly. With my business experience and being involved in many civic organizations, I feel I have the knowledge to do that. I can help with budget issues and still be mindful of the citizens needs of Starke. I would ask for your support and your VOTE on September 4th, 7a.m. to 7p.m., at Starke City Hall, District 1 City Commissioner. Lets work together to make it better. ank you. ~Dimple 904-964-6768Political ad approved and paid for by Dimple Overstreet for Starke City Hall, District 1 City Commissioner Elect Dimple Overstreet for Starke City Hall, District 1 City Commissioner Elections chief: Early voting steadyBradford County Supervisor of Elections Terry Vaughan said early voting so far has been steady. Vaughan added that he expects walk-ins at the courthouse to pick up during the last four days of early voting, which is Thursday Aug. 23 through Sunday Aug. 26. The early voting site at the courthouse is the county commission chambers in the north wing and the site is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. As of press time, 1,971 voters, or 12.167 percent of the countys voters have cast ballots, with 523 walking into the courthouse and 1,448 voting by mail. One thousand, one hundred, ninety-six Republicans and 691 Democrats have cast ballots, along with 83 voters with no Vaughan said that during midterm elections, mailed-in ballots usually outpace walk-ins. However, during presidential election years, more people walk in. Vaughan also said that with up to eight constitutional amendments on the November mail promotion, encouraging residents to vote at home. He said the campaign resulted in around 1,000 additional requests for ballots mailed to homes. Vaughan said that generally, Bradford County has mirrored the trend in Florida of more people registering with no party that over the past two years, he has noticed an uptick in Republican registrations. Now, 6,032 Bradford citizens are registered Democrat and 7,618 are registered Republican with Pictured (l-r) is Vaughan and early voting poll workers Bobbie Agner, Mike Ruszkowski, Randy Jones and Pam Budget includes more money for Starke employeesBY MARK J. CRAWFORD Telegraph Editor One of the goals of Starkes budget is to raise the salaries for some of the most loyal and lowest paid city employees, but commissioners are also struggling with being prudent with public funds and fair to all employees. Last month, Commissioner Wilbur Waters brought a salary list to the others, asking that several employees be raised to $13 an hour. There were three public works employees on the list, for example, earning $11 an hour (one of whom has left and been replaced by a new employee at Waters target $13 hourly rate). Weve got people working out here digging ditches in the rain, hot sun, cold weather (at) $11 an hour. Thats ridiculous, he said. Waters also wanted the commissions other employees to receive an additional $1 an hour, pending a look at what it would cost. Few positions in the city dip below $12 an hour. Other city offer higher starting pay or give raises. Some employees who work for the commission can increase their salaries by raising their skill level or pursuing not open to all employees, and they wait on years when the commission can afford to award a pay raise to all employees which means they still lag behind the rest. That is to say those who stick around. Even the higher paid employees are picked off by employers with more competitive salaries as evidenced by the recent loss of the citys electric department supervisor. Loyalty is not promised reward. Weve got one guy here whos been with us since 2008 and hes only making $14 an hour, Waters said of one public works employee. Its not just purchasing positions that date back to the 1990s. One employee makes less than $16 an hour, and the other $18.35 an hour. Thats why we just lost Kaddy. Its because he can go to work as a lineman at $3 more an hour, Waters said of former line crew supervisor Kris Kadlec and he was one of the citys more highly paid employees, earning almost $29 an hour. The risk involved in a public safety job does not guarantee higher pay, either. The most receive $13 an hour. Meanwhile, although they are unionized, some of the lowest salaries in the city, including a 2010 hire that is still at $10.90 an hour. $12.51 an hour, and another is earning just over $19 an hour although he was hired in the mid 1980s. Salary negotiations have been postponed, however, until the commission decides what it can do for all employees over the next budget cycle. Given some of the struggles employees are facing trying to keep aging utility infrastructure up and running, Waters said its time the commission does a better job of taking care of its people. Milners proposed budget includes Waters request for the $11 employees as well as $1 more an hour for all city employees. According to Commissioner Tommy Chastain, anyone hired in the last year would not be eligible for the pay raise. The current personnel rules classify those employees as probationary until after 12 months. Speaking during the Aug. 14 budget workshop, Chastain said the same rules dictate that anyone receiving a recent raise would also be ineligible for an increase, although Milner said that particular rule has not always been followed. Its hard to live with, but when you come to work, you know what youre coming to work for, said Commissioner Travis Woods. While he said he didnt have a problem with $1 more an hour, he also said they should be considering how long an employee has worked for the city, what he or she was hired to do and the pay scale when he or she was hired before raising their pay above others. Commissioner Danny Nugent told Milner to follow policy, be consistent and make sure employees werent given something the commission had not discussed. Milners plan to be more competitive as well as attract included seeking permission from the commission to negotiate starting salaries with new employees. The commission was wanted input on the outcome of those negotiations. The budget includes $500 performance bonuses for employees as well at a cost of around $40,000, but commissioners have not agreed to keep those in the budget. Commissioners and other an additional 3 percent in their checks. That comes to $388 a year for the most recent addition to the board, Janice Mortimer, $444 for Danny Nugent and Travis Woods, and $459 for Tommy Chastain and Wilbur Waters. City Clerk Ricky Thompson would receive $1,432 more a year, and Police Chief Jeff Johnson would receive $1,818 more. In other discussion, Chastain pointed out the budget is based on a property tax increase anticipated when the commission approved a higher tentative millage rate for next year. It will raise approximately $200,000 in added property taxes, but the only way to afford the proposed spending plan is to approve the tax increase or approve a higher transfer of revenue from the enterprise fund. Its either going to come from the utility fund (or the enterprise fund) or its going to come from an increase of the millage rate, Chastain said. The 2019 budget already relies on a $595,000 transfer in utility revenue to the general fund to help pay for general government costs, including public safety Woods said the tax increase per individual resident would be hardly noticeable. Chastain wanted to see an estimate representing the cost for an average property. The budget also includes an 8.5 percent increase in the base years of planned increases. Having addressed wastewater revenue, Chastain also wanted to see numbers on reducing the number of gallons covered in the base rate for water as a way of increasing revenue from water sales. Nugent questioned the impact on commercial customers. Based on a past electric rate study, there is a suggestion to look at electric rates as well. According to Milner, the residential electric rate has not increased since 2001. The city manager is forecasting a reduction in electric revenue given conservation efforts, including the use of LED lighting, as well as the price of natural gas, which is keeping the cost of generation low. The budget is also balanced with $370,000 in cash carryforward. Hearings on the $19 million budget will take place in September.Starke seeking passing water grade after anther main breaksBY DAN HILDEBRAN Managing Editor As of Tuesday night, the city of Starke was still seeking a clean bill of health for its water system after a main water line break seven days before near the citys recreational complex on Edwards Road caused a decrease in water pressure, necessitating a precautionary boiled water notice. On Thursday, Aug. 16, city Water and Wastewater Superintendent Kyle Jerrels said water samples submitted after the Aug. 14 incident. I should receive a call or email around this time tomorrow on the results of the second set of water samples, he wrote. Jerrels added that once he received word that the lab has cleared the second sample, the city could then cancel its precautionary boiled water warning. However, the second set of samples revealed the presence of total coliform in a sample taken south of Southside Elementary School. While the city rescinded its precautionary boiled water notice in other areas, the alert remained in effect for the area south of the school and into the countys industrial park on L.M. Gaines Boulevard. We had one bacteria sample at 1038 South Water that showed a presence for total coliform so that is why that area is still under precautionary boil water notice, City Manager Bob Milner wrote in a text message Tuesday afternoon. I am waiting on the lab to email or call me back with yesterdays results. We have collected samples today and sent them to the lab. Hopefully if all passed, we can rescind the notice by noon tomorrow. If it shows another presence for total coliform, we will have to keep testing until we get two, back-toback clear samples. Milner added that total coliform is a bacteria but is not likely to cause illness. Their presence indicates that the water supply may be vulnerable to contamination by more harmful microorganisms, he wrote. While the notice remained citywide, Bradford School bottled water for schools and other facilities served by the citys water system. Assistant Superintendent David Harris said the district purchased six pallets of water from Walmart for around $1,600. He added that the districts maintenance department centers. Harris acknowledged some spot shortages at isolated locations, adding that with the maintenance department sometimes struggled to keep pace with deliveries. rationing at the elementary schools may have contributed to shortages, as teachers gave entire bottles to students instead of lesser portions. It might have been better if we cupped it out, he said. He also said that administrators were instructed to purchase water using a district credit card if shortages occurred. Deliveries to the schools continued through Friday. Middle school Principal John Green said students were growing accustomed to the water restrictions. I think this is the second or third time this has happened since Ive been here, he said. Starke Elementary Principal Jennifer Vaughan said her students were taking the water restrictions in stride. She said district staff members distributed the bottled water throughout campus and students have had unrestricted access to the supply. Some kids bring their own water to school, she said, others dont drink much during the day. Of course, when you tell them there is no water, then they all want water. Starke election Sept. 4The city of Starke will hold its general election on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018. Polls will be open that day at Starke City Hall (209 N. Thompson St.) from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Only Starke voters who reside within city Districts 1 and 3 will be eligible to participate in this election. In the District 1 contest, incumbent City Commissioner Daniel W. Nugent will be opposed by challenger Dimple Overstreet, and in the District 3 race, incumbent Commissioner Travis V. Woods will face challenger Shannon Smith. Voters who wish to request a vote-by-mail ballot for this election may call the at 904-966-6266 or visit www. a trip to town? Residents seeking transportation for local shopping and pharmacy trips may contact Suwannee River Economic Council at 386-496-0624 or toll free at 1-844-496-0624. Services are provided Monday through Friday, but 24 hours notice is required to schedule trips.


Thursday, August 23, 2018 Bradford County Telegraph 3A State Farm Bloomington, IL 1706838I dont just see a customer. I see you.While other insurance companies just see a customer, I see a neighbor in my community. Im here to get to know who you really are so I can help life go right. LETS TALK TODAY. Richard S Morris, Agent 14793 US HWY 301 South Starke, FL 32091 Bus: 904-966-0011 Jabrianna Reed and Annie Perkins of Lawtey would like to thank each and everyone that contributed to her education. Milner: Starke addressing overtime expensesBY MARK J. CRAWFORD Telegraph Editor The numbers Starke City Commissioners were reviewing during discussion of employee raises did not offer a complete view of what those employees take home. The numbers were based on employees hourly rates, but did not include additional earnings phone or vehicle usage. Most importantly, the salary totals did not include overtime pay, which for many has greatly enhanced their annual incomes. In fact, the overtime payments were so generous that state auditors criticized Starke for not exercising enough control of overtime. Then there was a case of a former employee who was let go for falsifying her hours to receive additional overtime, hours that the former city manager approved. Current Starke City Manager Bob Milner said overtime expenses are down considerable this year. Its something he and Chuck Oliver, the recently hired utilities director, as well as the other department supervisors are working on together he said. Im not taking all the credit for that, please understand, but one of the things I did last year when I reviewed it, it was a lot of overtime everywhere, he said. Getting overtime under control is no small task. Auditors recently revisited the extent of the problem in a follow-up of their operational audit of the city. Several years after the original corrected the problem. From the audit follow-up: Our examination of city records and discussions with city personnel indicated that, as of October 2017, the city had not performed formal overtime effective use of human resources. According to the city clerk, he plans for addressing overtime usage and determined that it was more cost effective to pay for overtime than to hire additional employees. However, although we requested, city personnel did not provide documentation evidencing the determination. the city paid overtime pay of $163,467 to 42 employees, $193,897 to 48 employees and $233,422 to 55 employees, during the 2014, 2015, and 2016 calendar years, respectively. As shown in Tables 3, 4 and 5, our examination of payroll records for these overtime payments disclosed: Nine employees with total overtime payments ranging from 26 to 62 percent of their base salaries for the 2014 calendar year. The overtime payments to these nine employees was 50 percent of the total citywide overtime paid (excluding 2014 calendar year. Eight employees with total overtime payments ranging from 25 to 74 percent of their base salaries for the 2015 calendar year. The overtime payments to these eight employees was 49 percent of the total citywide overtime paid (excluding 2015 calendar year. Ten employees with total overtime payments ranging from 27 to 86 percent of their base salaries for the 2016 calendar year. The overtime payments to these 10 employees was 55 percent of the total citywide overtime paid (excluding 2016 calendar year. Seven of the nine employees receiving the largest amount of overtime payments as a percentage base pay during the 2014 calendar year also earned the largest amount of overtime payments as a percentage of base pay during the 2015 calendar year. Six employees earned the largest amount of overtime payments as a percentage of base pay during the 2014, 2015 and 2016 calendar years. A look at this years budget shows many of the line items allocating overtime budgets to the various department shows many have cut spending, just as the city manager had said. With more than three-quarters of the year gone, less than 57 percent of the budgeted overtime for the enterprise fund had been spent. The police department had spent just 58 percent of its overtime budget. seemed in danger of overspending its overtime budget with less than $10,000 to go for the rest of the year. Milner said they will lower department with the recent hiring of nine new part-time employees. station when the full-timers are answering calls. Having the city isnt paying overtime to offduty crew is answering calls or someone is using leave time. added to the shift rotation as administrative shift. Democrats meet Aug. 27The Bradford County Democratic Party will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday, Aug. 27, at 7 p.m. in the Capital City Bank meeting room, 350 N. Temple Ave. in Starke, just north of the Santa Fe College Andrews Center. All Democrats are welcome.Drink trackerIn the United States, a standard alcoholic drink contains 0.6 ounces of pure alcohol. Generally, this amount of pure alcohol is found in: 12-ounces of beer (5 percent alcohol content). 8-ounces of malt liquor (7 percent alcohol content). 5-ounces of wine (12 percent alcohol content). 1.5-ounces of 80-proof (40 percent alcohol content) distilled spirits or liquor (e.g., gin, rum, vodka, whiskey). To prepare for your next gathering, keep track of how much alcohol you drink using this calculator: DrinkTrackerTool. Drinking too much alcohol over a long period of time leads to harmful health effects and the development of chronic diseases. The following chronic diseases may result from long-term overconsumption of alcohol: High blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, liver disease and digestive problems. Cancer of the breast, mouth, throat, esophagus, liver and colon. Learning and memory problems, including dementia and poor school performance. Mental health problems, including depression and anxiety. Social problems, including lost productivity, family problems and unemployment. Alcohol dependence or alcoholism. You can reduce the risk of many short-term and longterm health risks by limiting the amount of alcohol that you consume.Water safetyThe next time youre at the beach, lake or pool and want to participate in water activities, it is important to make sure that you, your friends and your family take the proper precautions before jumping in. Knowing basic swimming safety tips can ensure you have a fun and safe day in the water and avoid mishap or injury. First, make sure you and your group know swimming Before you get in, check the pools cleanliness and see if a lifeguard is on duty. When you get in the water, swim with your children or keep an eye on them at all times. In open water, ensure there are swimming boundaries marked by a rope or other marker and water depth indicators separating shallow and deep areas. Check out the list below to ensure your water safety habits are up-to-date. Actively supervise children in and around water, giving them your undivided attention. When several adults are present and children are swimming, designate one adult as the water watcher. Install door and window alarms to alert you if a child wanders into the pool area. Educate your kids about swimming safety. Every child is different, so enroll them in swimming lessons when you feel they are ready. No one is too old to enroll in swimming lessons. Swim with a buddy, never alone. Use life jackets, but dont rely on swimming aids. Everyone should learn CPR, including children. Educate your children about the dangers of drain entanglement and entrapment and teach them to never play or swim near drains or suction outlets. Make sure backyard pools have four-sided fencing thats at least 4 feet high and a selfclosing, self-latching gate. Keep pool gates locked when pool is not in use. Only jump or dive in an area with deep water. According to the CDC, about 10 people die from unintentional drowning a day in America. In Florida, drowning is the leading cause of death among children ages one to four. To learn more about water safety, please visit the CDCs healthy swimming page or Safe Kids Worldwide at of the WeekZucchini and Potato Bake Ingredients 2 medium zucchini, quartered and cut into large pieces 4 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into large chunks 1 medium red bell pepper, seeded and chopped 1 clove garlic, sliced 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs 1/4 cup olive oil paprika to taste salt to taste ground black pepper to taste Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). In a medium baking pan, toss together the zucchini, potatoes, red bell pepper, garlic, bread crumbs, and olive oil. Season with paprika, salt and pepper. Bake 1 hour in the preheated oven, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are tender and lightly brown. Health


35 years of experience 35 years of experience LegalsNOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That 5T WEALTH PARTNERS LP The holder of the following SEE ATTACHED LEGAL DESCRIPTION MOBLEY or RAY NORMAN BY L Brannon PROBATE DIVISION GWENDOLYN NETHERLAND MOXLEY NOTICE TO CREDITORS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME CIVIL DIVISION -CANATIONAL ASSOCIATION NOTICE OF SALE LOBBY AT THE FRONT DOOR THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED LYING IN AND BEING A PART COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST FOOT EASEMENT FOR INGRESS ALONG THE NORTHERLY LINE COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST FOOT EASEMENT FOR INGRESS ALONG THE NORTHERLY LINE LYING IN AND BEING A PART OF THE FLORIDA BEING MORE COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST FOOT EASEMENT FOR INGRESS PARCEL OF LAND HEREIN WITH THE ABOVE DESCRIBED AND IN ADDITION THERETO ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE L Brannon NOTICE NOTICE OF AGENCY ACTION TAKEN BY THE SUWANNEE RIVER WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: Aaron J. Gathright Last known address of: 15586 SW 161st ST Brooker, FL 32622 than thirty (30) days after the date of Terry L. Vaughan tions P.O. Box 58 Starke, FL 32091 NOTICE NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW PURSUANT TO STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the th HAILEY SHYANNE COFFEY NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: health administratorBY DAN HILDEBRAN Managing Editor Bradford County Commissioners unanimously the new administrator of the Florida Department of Health in Bradford County, during the commissions Aug. 16 meeting. The Florida Department of Healths Deputy Secretary for County Health Systems, Paul Myers asked commissioners appointed to the position by Florida Surgeon General Celeste Philip. I can tell you that Ms. Johns is an absolute star in our department, Myers said. Shes an experienced public health practitioner. Myers, who also serves as the administrator in Alachua County, told commissioners that he once tried to persuade Johns to join him there. I tried to recruit her to come to Gainesville, he said, but she declined. Her roots here run very deep. Shes committed to Bradford County. Johns replaces Joe Pietrangelo, who is transferring to Baker County. County Manager Brad Carter said Pietrangelo will be missed. He has done a yeomans job down there during some very tough times, Carter said. Pietrangelo told commissioners he has worked in Bradford County for 12 department. You guys have been great to work with, in this wonderful community, he said. I will sorely miss Bradford County. Johns also obtained approval from commissioners on renewing the Florida Department of Healths contract with the county. She said the contract amount of $100,000 is the same as last years. Johns told commissioners the department employs around 40 people in Starke. One of the things that Im really proud of that we started the last couple of years is our dental program in the schools, she said. We saw right under 500 students and sealed about 750 teeth a lot of teeth. Our school nurses saw 22,462 visits in the schools last year, she added, and Im happy to say 19,700 of them were sent back to class. The Florida Department of Healths Deputy Secretary for County Health Systems, Paul Myers asked the position by Florida Surgeon General Celeste Philip. Joe Pietrangelo


Thursday, August 23, 2018 Bradford County Telegraph 5A ChurchSt. John Missionary Baptist Church on County Rd. 200B IN Lawtey will celebrate its annual Deacons and Deaconesses, Stewards and Trustees Program on Sunday, Aug. 26, at 4 p.m. The speaker of the hour will be the Rev. Clifford Johnson of Orange Park. Come help celebrate. Mt. Zion AME Church of Lawtey is celebrating its homecoming service on Sunday, Aug. 26, at 11 a.m. The Rev. Jimmie Moore of Daytona Beach will be the guest messenger. The public is invited. Greater Bethlehem Free Will Baptist Church of Starke will be having its annual Deaconess Program Sunday, Aug. 26, at 3 p.m. The guest speaker for the afternoon will be Evangelist Sharon Forman of Gainesville. Everyone is invited to attend. New River NC Methodist Church will host a gospel sing Sunday, Aug. 26, at 6 p.m. The featured group will be The New River Ramblers, a bluegrass gospel group and local singers. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy an evening of fellowship. For more information, please call 904966-9312. St. Marks Episcopal Church will be having an Inquirers Class for anyone who would be interested in learning more about the Episcopal Church. This will be held form 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays for four session starting Sept. 5. St. Marks is located at 212 N. Church St. in Starke. Come join us. St. Edward Catholic Church will hold registration for the Parish Religious Education Program in the family center each Saturday at 5 p.m. and Sunday at 11 a.m. through Sept. 30 for grades 1. For more information, please call 9646155. Email the details of your congregations upcoming special events to editor@ bctelegraph. com. DEADLINE IS MONDAY AT 5 P.M. Happy 10th Birthday Bailey Grace!Momma and Daddy are so proud of the lovely young lady you are. You continue to amaze us in everything you do. We love you! Senior CenterThe Bradford County Senior Center is located at 1805 N. Temple Ave in Starke. If you have any questions or would like further information on any activities or events, please call 904-368-3955. Center closedThe senior center will be closed on Tuesday, Aug. 28, for the Florida primary elections and Monday, Sept. 3, for Labor Day.Medicare 101Medicare open enrollment will be here in October. Medicare 101 will help explain the different plan options available to you whether youre already receiving Medicare or about to turn 65. Medicare 101 will empower you with the knowledge needed to make decisions about insurance and prescription plans that are right for you. Presented by SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) Thursday, Sept. 6, from 1:30 p.m.Zumba for seniorsFor the active senior, Zumba Gold is a lowto no-impact Mondays at 1:30 p.m., Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and Fridays at 10:30 a.m. Participants enjoy easyto-follow moves with exciting rhythms. So much fun, you hardly notice youre exercising. Line dancingCome kick up your heels with our line dancing classes. Line dancing is a great way to get no impact exercise. Easy to follow instructions taught by our line dancing teacher. Classes are held every other Wednesday at 10 a.m. We also offer an evening class once a month. The next evening class will be Monday, Sept. 24, at 6:30 p.m. If you have any questions about our exercise classes, please call 904-3683955.Wood carvingStop in and see what the Bradford Senior Centers Wood Carving Group is up to. The class meets every Wednesday morning from 9 a.m. to noon. Not a wood carver? No problem, we have a great instructor, and in no time you will be whittling away the hours.Starke Sewing GroupNew at the senior center is the Starke Sewing Group which meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month from 91 a.m. Learn about patterns, fabrics and techniques involved in sewing. Beginners to advanced are welcomed. Next class will be Wednesday, Sept. 12.Sunshine QuiltersThe Sunshine Quilters is another talented group that meets at the center. Learn new techniques and ideas in quilting when these ladies get together on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month from 1 p.m. Join the Quilters on Sept. 12 and see what they have going on.Victim servicesAre you an older adult and feel youve been a victim of a crime? Have you been victim of physical, mental or sexual abuse? A victim advocate counselor and registered mental health intern will be available to speak privately with you about any issues you may have. Medicare helpHave questions about your Medicare or prescription plans? SHINE Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders is available at the senior center every Wednesday from 1 p.m. Stop in and speak with a SHINE representative and get those questions answered. SHINE representatives can also review your current plan to ensure you have the best plan for your needs.Phones for hearing impaired your home telephone due to hearing loss? You may qualify for a free phone from the Florida Telecommunications Relay Program. A representative will be at the senior center Wednesday, Aug. 29, from 9 a.m.noon. The representative will assist you with getting the right phone for your needs and train you to use it. No appointment necessary.Yoga and tai chiNeed to improve your balance? Maybe youre having issues with range of motion in a shoulder knee or hip. The senior center offers classes to help with these issues. Join the Chair Yoga and Tai Chi Hour Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 10 a.m. One hour twice a week will improve range of motion and balance and refresh the mind. For a more advanced yoga class, join us for one hour every Thursday morning at 8:30 a.m.Candidates address environmental issues at forum in BrookerArea residents and friends came to the Brooker Community Center on Saturday to talk about water and land use issues. The Bradford Environmental Forum offered state and local candidates the opportunity to deliver their environmental candidates attended, a crowd of about 50 listened to the candidates views and questioned preserving sensitive lands and phosphate mining in Bradford and Union counties. The speakers were Tom Wells and Yvonne Hinson running for Congressional District 3 from Gainesville; Paul Still running for Florida House District 19 from Sampson City; and Bradford County Commission District 4 candidates Tom Germano and Stasia Rudolph of Melrose. District 4 candidate Danny Riddick had a family emergency. Wells is a nuclear physicist, and Still has a doctorate in plant pathology. Hinson has a masters degree in education, while Germano and Rudolph have degrees in business administration. The crowd was pleased to see people with higher education willing to serve Despite differing party shared common ground on environmental issues. They all acknowledged the fragility of the aquifer; all were keenly aware of mitigation efforts underway. Still said by re-directing excess water from Chemours to Keystone, the state could save most of the $41 million that is currently allocated for the Black Creek Project that would pump water from Black Creek at Penny Farms to Keystone. Taking the Chemours water out of Starke would also Creek in Starke, according to Still. The candidates talked about land preservation and conservation as an economic boost in ecotourism and related commercial enterprises. They even talked about affordable housing and the need for careful planning, insprawl. All were opposed to the phosphate mine proposal in Bradford and Union counties as a risk to the wells and the aquifer, and as a detriment to property values and future growth. Refreshments were served, and it was announced that to walk the talk, no Styrofoam would be used. The plastic cups and glass mugs would be washed and reused, and the paper plates composted or burned. At the end, less than half a bag of trash was it had been a great success. The Brooker Community Center also gained a podium, donated by Rudolph. Emcees Carol Mosley from Graham and Kate Ellison from Melrose timed the candidates and asked for audience respect for all points of view. Rather than rowdiness, they suggested a thumbs up or down, or American Sign Language silent clapping (holding hands up and shaking them). The audience enjoyed silent clapping, and it provided needed comic relief. The Bradford Environmental Forum group said this is just the start of bringing together thinkers and doers to share environmental expertise and planning ideas with local stakeholders. Yvonne Hinson Tom Wells Tom Germano Stasia Rudolph Paul Still Local CoDA meeting at FUMCCo-Dependents Anonymous is a 12-step fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is recovery from codependence and the development and maintenance of healthy relationships. CoDA meetings have resumed on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of Starkes Street. For further information, go to or call 904966-1014.Animal adoption drive Tractor Supply Company in Starke is hosting pet adoptions, a pet supplies drive and more on Saturday, Aug. 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. as part of Out Here with Animals, its monthlong event for animals of all kinds and the people who care for them. Participating organizations include Guardian Angels Horse Rescue II and Bradford County Animal Shelter. In addition to a chance to adopt, supplies are being collected, including new sealed food, toys, cleaning supplies, beds, leashes, bowls, etc.Farm Bureau seeks auction donationsThe Bradford County Farm Bureau is looking for donations to be used in an auction at its annual membership dinner to fund the Bradford County Farm Bureau Youth Agricultural Scholarship. If you or your business are interested in donating, please contact Brandi Sterling for details at brandi.sterling@ffbic. com or 904-964-6369.


Pol. Adv. paid for and Approved By Gayle Nicula for Bradford County School Board District 2 Mom 1 st Generation BHS Class of 1951 2 nd Generation BHS Classes of 1977 & 1982 3 rd Generation BHS Classes of 2004, 2005, 2008 & 2010 4 rd Generation Pre K Class of 2018 BRADFORD STR NG People often ask me why I am running for the Bradford County School Board and my answer is always: its for the kids. I have deep roots in Bradford County, born and raised here, proud to work and live in this community. I will be easily accessible to the commuity as your School board member It is important to me to support the teachers, parents and students of Bradford County. The passion that I have for my family, friends, church and community will be the same passion I will bring to our school system. I greatly appreciate your support and vote. My contact Pol. Adv. paid for and Approved By Gayle Nicula for Bradford County School Board District 2 200 students. Southside has 75 faculty and staff and more than 600 students. That was an adjustment, and Im still adjusting to it, Loper said. Previously, I would know just about all of the kids names. Id like to be able to do that here. I dont know how possible thatll be. Whatever position shes worked in, Loper has kept in mind what her father, who worked for Bradford Countys road department, and her mother, who worked for Starke Uniform, taught her. They instilled in me that you are judged on the job you do, Loper said. Ive always tried to do the best job I could and to lead by example. Loper has had several others serve as examples in her life in regard to working in education, including a teacher she had at Bradford Middle School.Inspired to work in educationA nurse. A surgeon. Those were a couple of ideas Loper had when she thought about what she wanted to be when she grew up. She eventually became interested inspiration in the form of Linda I remember sitting in her class and really enjoying it and just being so engaged in whatever she was talking about, Loper said, adding, I could just stay in her class all day. My thought was, Hey, I can do that. Loper liked the fact that with her students. In fact, Loper after she moved on to Bradford High School. The two were pen-pals. She made it a point to have a personal relationship with her students and to connect with them, Loper said. Loper, a 1993 BHS graduate as well as a graduate of Santa Fe and Saint Leo colleges, began her teaching career as a substitute at Southside during the 1997-98 school year. She said the experience made her feel right at home. She had chosen the right career to pursue and enjoyed helping children. Teaching them or making them excited about learning is the biggest greatness there is to being teacher, Loper said. She began working full-time at grade. Loper also taught third grade over the course of six years at Southside. She then became a teacher at Lawtey Elementary School, where she taught kindergarten for nine years. It was at Lawtey Elementary where Loper met a mentor in Lynn Bryan, who would serve as principal after a stint as a reading coach. Bryan encouraged Loper to pursue educational leadership and move into administration, noting that Loper already held leadership roles on several school committees. Loper said Bryan told her, I really see a lot of traits in you that would lend themselves to being a really good school administrator. Loper thought her career path would lead her into exceptional student education due to raising her son, Myles, who is autistic. Bryans words got her to considering a move into administration that and the fact her husband, John, had already been suggesting such a move. For a few months, I tossed that around in my head because I had really never given it any thought, Loper said. With the encouragement of my husband, who had been telling me that for years, I jumped all in. While working toward that end, Loper began working at Brooker and Hampton elementary schools as a curriculum resource teacher in 2014. She described working for Principal Brenda Donaldson, who is now retired, the greatest gift in the world. It helped her prepare her for the role she now She was professional. She was ethical. She was approachable. She was really great at communicating with teachers, students and parents, Loper said. She wasnt afraid to give me the ability to help out with some of those roles and in the everyday running of the school. She liked to call it onthe-job training. Loper received support from both Donaldson and Bryan when she was hired as Southsides assistant principal. Bryan sent her a card, reminding me I do have people cheering for me, Loper said, while Donaldson sent her a text that read, Youve worked hard for this. I know youre going to do a great job.Interacting with students and parents, bonding One of Lopers goals as an administrator is to become familiar with students. She wants them to see her around campus and in their classrooms. She wants them to see her out in the community away from school. I want to be approachable, she said, adding, I want (students) to be able to say, She cares about me. Shes always around, even when I dont need her. Another goal is to be a facilitator when it comes to opening avenues of communication between the school and parents. Loper wants to let parents know what their children are learning and what events are taking place at the school. Communication takes on many forms, but Loper said she really wants to focus on the schools social media presence. Facebook is a really big deal, so Im trying to stay current and increase our Facebook page interactions, letting parents know were out there, she said. Even though they may not have internet access at home, they have their phones. They can easily pull it up. Im looking for other ideas and ways to communicate with parents. As an administrator, relationships with school faculty and staff are important as well. Loper said shed like to organize outings and activities to build upon the family type relationship that shes found already exists at Southside. She also wants to pay particular Jolina Fowler, Anquil Jackson, Devonna Rusk, Andrea Wanton, Samule Coe, Bryan West, Chyna Lynum, (middle, l-r) Christopher Dinkins, Cody Smith, Janice Thornton, Dallas Teague, Lindsay Haddock, Courtney Russell, (back, l-r) Loper, Imaria Smith, the class, is not pictured.LOPERContinued from 1A attention to teachers and help them take care of themselves. As a former teacher, she knows its easy to neglect your own wellbeing such as skipping lunch by getting so wrapped up in work. I want them to be healthy and happy and at peace with themselves, Loper said.At home and on the road with familyJust as its important for teachers to not forget about their own well-being, its important to leave work at work and focus on family when at home. For Loper, family is husband, John, who coaches PE at Bradford Middle School as well as coaching BMS and BHS cross country and track daughters Lauryn and Layne. Im trying very hard to plug into my family when Im home and unplug from work, Loper said. I think Im doing a pretty good job of that so far. The family enjoys just being together, but also enjoys going to movies and traveling. This past summer, for example, the Lopers went to New Jersey and New York. Loper and her husband believe children. I just want to visit as many places as I can, Loper said. Growing up, I didnt have the opportunity to travel and go on vacations because my parents had to work. We just didnt have that opportunity. John and I try to that experience. Loper has assisted her husband with his cross country and track and now enjoys being a cross country mom as both daughters participate in the sport at BMS. Because of her son, Loper has devoted time to raising awareness of autism. For example, a May 20, 2010, Telegraph-TimesMonitor story chronicled how Loper spearheaded Autism Awareness Week events at Lawtey Elementary School. Students donated 50 cents each day to dress up in accordance to a days particular theme. Money raised was donated to the University of Florida Center for Autism and Related Disabilities, which serves 14 counties, including Bradford and Union. Since Myles was diagnosed in 2008, weve made a lot of growth with awareness, Loper said.Heading into the yearNow at the start of her 20th full-time year in education, Loper school where her career began. Southside staff and faculty have been welcoming. Theyve been receptive, little treats theyve left for me. That makes me feel really good. It makes me feel like, OK. Im doing a good job. Doing a good job includes keeping her word. At the end of the day, I ask myself, OK. Did I do what I said I was going to do? I think with teachers and parents and even students when you say Im going to do this, Im going to follow up on it or Im going to get back to you, you need to do that, Loper said. Thats vital in building relationships.Register disabilities with emergency management Every Floridian needs to prepare for hurricane season and that includes people with disabilities and access and functional needs. Disasters affect everyone but somelike seniors, people with chronic conditions, the economically disadvantaged, and those with access or functional needsare often disproportionally affected. The Florida Division of Emergency Management partnered with every local emergency management agency in the state to create a registry so residents with disabilities or access and functional needs can receive assistance during a disaster. Floridians can register with their local emergency management agency through the Florida Special Needs Registry statewide registry provides information to prepare for disasters or other emergencies. Registration is free and offer will only be used to plan for and provide services during a disaster. Additional information on preparedness for individuals with disabilities, including how to create a disaster plan, is available at Pantry changing distribution daysThe Bradford Ecumenical Food Pantry is now receiving deliveries of fresh produce and dairy three times a week, meaning clients can pick up these items more often. Beginning Sept. 1, clients can pick up fresh fruit and vegetables, dairy products, and bread and pastries every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1 to 4 p.m. Full orders are still available to clients once every two months.


Regional News Regional NewsB Section Thursday, August 23, 2018News from Bradford County, Union County and the Lake Region FEATURES CRIME SOCIALS OBITUARIES EDITORIAL THATS WHAT DRIVES RESPECT FOR THE RULE OF LAW UPHOLDING OUR CONSTITUTION DEDICATION TO FAITHGLORIAWALKERFORJUDGE.COM Political advertisement paid for and approved by Gloria Walker for Circuit Court Judge, Eighth Circuit, Non-Partisan. Bradford natives actions result in receiving Navy Commendation MedalBY CLIFF SMELLEY the Navy and Commendation caring for a in a motorcycle accident. Bradford High School Navy aboard the USS Nimitz the Commendation Medal.


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Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section 40 NoticesEQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY. All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act of 1968 in which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex 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 in which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised 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 hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. 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Thursday, August 23, 2018 Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section 9B Cooler mornings should be here in just a few weeks, which means well be seeing ticks in greater numbers soon. Are you prepared? While there are over 900 species worldwide, there have only been 7 species of concern in the United States. However, this year a new tick has arrived in the U.S. from the Asia Pacific region, the Longhorned Tick, bringing the total to 8. Narrowing it down to just Florida, we see 5 specific species which are the Brown Dog Tick, American Dog Tick, Black Legged Tick, Lone Star Tick, and Gulf Coast Tick. Ticks are close relatives to spiders as they are members of the class Arachnida, which is just one more thing that makes them disgusting. Ticks feed on animal blood and they often harbor dangerous disease-causing organisms. These organisms are transferred while the tick is feeding. This is why its important to remove ticks as soon as they are found. There are currently at least 12 different tickbourne HUMAN illnesses in the United States, not including the strains that can infect your pet. While Lyme disease gets a lot of attention in the media, it is definitely not the only disease that should be ruled out when symptoms or suspicion of disease is present. At our clinic, we often see Rocky Mountain Spotted fever rather than Lyme disease. This is why its important to run complete tick panels to determine what may be going on with your dog. The good news for your pet is there are ways to prevent ticks. With the approval of Bravecto a couple of years ago, we now have a very effective means of stopping ticks in their tracks. Bravecto is effective against most ticks for 12 weeks. In fact, based on research emerging, Bravecto may actually be able to block transmission of some of these diseases due to its ability to quickly kill ticks. Even if your pet is on a tick preventive measure, its important to check you pet regularly when returning from areas where tick exposure may have occurred. Heres hoping you and your pet have a tick free Fall!! The Weekly Paw Print: October has been designated as Adopt A This week we salute the unsung heroes of veterinary medicine. Im talking about National Veterinary Technician Week. The individuals you see assisting the veterinarian do more than you can see in the exam room alone. Veterinary technicians deliver medications, administer and monitor anesthesia, assist the veterinarian in surgery, collect and run lab tests, and so much more. They do all that they do while remaining patient and compassionate. They never lose sight of what their mission is and why they are there. The veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and the veterinary receptionists make up the veterinary team. Veterinarians rely on their team to care and provide for their patients beyond just the medicine. This week I would like to personally thank my awesome team. I could not do what I do without their help, their inspiration to be the best, and their compassion. It is my privilege to work with each and every one of them. Next time you see a member of your veterinary health care team, give them two paws up! 904 964 6411 The Weekly Paw Print: October has been designated as Adopt A This week we salute the unsung heroes of veterinary medicine. Im talking about National Veterinary Technician Week. The individuals you see assisting the veterinarian do more than you can see in the exam room alone. Veterinary technicians deliver medications, administer and monitor anesthesia, assist the veterinarian in surgery, collect and run lab tests, and so much more. They do all that they do while remaining patient and compassionate. They never lose sight of what their mission is and why they are there. The veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and the veterinary receptionists make up the veterinary team. Veterinarians rely on their team to care and provide for their patients beyond just the medicine. This week I would like to personally thank my awesome team. I could not do what I do without their help, their inspiration to be the best, and their compassion. It is my privilege to work with each and every one of them. Next time you see a member of your veterinary health care team, give them two paws up! Archer Funeral Home Within Your Means Now, Peace of Mind Always 20 Ga. Metal Casket(4 colors)Vault, Graveside or Chapel Service with one hour prior visitation$5,59520 Ga. Metal Casket(4 colors)Vault, Graveside or Chapel Service with one hour prior visitation$5,595 FUNERAL SERVICE WITHMemorial ServiceServices held at Archer Memorial Chapel$1,895WITHMemorial ServiceServices held at Archer Memorial Chapel$1,895CREMATION 386.496.2008pre-payment arrangements available55 NORTH LAKE AVENUE LAKE BUTLER, FL 32054 Staying healthy


Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section WANT TO BECOME A PART OF A BUSINESS DIRECTORY THAT YOUR CUSTOMERS WILL KEEP AND REFER TO ALL YEAR? e Bradford County Telegraph/Union County Times/Lake Region Monitor newspaper group is putting together a free three-county Business Directory 2019, printed in full color, which will oer your business an opportunity to be listed in this product free of charge. e Directory will be placed in all three newspapers as an insert in the late fall, printed in an elite production process that will encourage readers to keep it, placing it by their phone book as an easy reference. A listing in the directory can be yours as easily as lling out a form with the information for your free listing. Should you desire to provide readers with more information about your business, paid display ads and advertorials will also be available. A Business Directory listing is an inexpensive way to keep your business name and information in front of customers for the entire year making the most of your advertising dollar should you choose to purchase an ad in addition to your free listing. Free copies will be made available to all advertisers so they can hand them out to their customers. We are estimating a circulation of about 9,000 for the directory, and thats a lot of customers. Dont be le out list in the directory and get those calls and visits from new and existing customers. For more information call Beth or John Ryan Tillman at (904)964-6305. rf ntbt ;LHS\003;PSL\003ZLY]\LZ\003HYLH\003MVY\003TVYL\003[OHU\003\033\027\003`\LHYZ\*@\003,,\;\(;, family to provide covering to all