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Some 45 baggies of crack
cocaine were recovered
Monday following the arrest
of a 34-year-old Perry man,
Freddie Lee Johnson.
Perry Police Department
(PPD) detectives Dwight
Norris and Gene Franklin
were first dispatched
to the area of Homer J.
Smith Street regarding a
had reportedly threatened
his girlfriend with a
Freddie Johnson N o r t h
Franklin exited the vehicle
and began approaching
Johnson, who then took
off running west of North
Avenue, the PPD report
Norris, who was still in
his police vehicle, caught up
with Johnson and took him
At that point, PPD K-9
Officer Ricky Dice and
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Suwannee River Water
officials are crediting
restoration efforts in Mallory
Swamp in Lafayette County
for the fact that the area is
holding the massive amount
of rain received from
Tropical Storms Beryl and
Debby rather than allowing
it to run off to the Suwannee
and Steinhatchee rivers.
"For nearly 40 years the
land was used for timber
production, and water was
drained off the property
through a network of
canals and ditches that
were periodically dredged
and kept free of silt and
vegetation," said Bob
Heeke, district senior land
resources manager. "But
since 2002, nearly 30,000
acres of the swamp have
been under the ownership
and care of the Suwannee
River Water Management,
whose vision is to reverse
the impacts of hydrologic
Funding for the project
was provided by the district
and the U.S. Department
of Agriculture's Natural
Service. A large portion of
the funds was spent on the
installation of 311 culverts
and 57 ditch blocks to
restore natural drainage
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Early voting ends Saturday;
Primary Election is Tuesday
Early voting for the 2012
Florida Primary Election
will run through Saturday
with more than 600 early
votes already cast. Thursday afternoon, 645
According to Supervisor voters had already cast their
of Elections Dana early ballots in her office,
Southerland, through which is located on the
Early voting continues through this Saturday, Aug. 14, in the elections
office located on the second floor of the Taylor County Courthouse. Voters
are reminded to bring photo and signature ID with them to the polls.
second floor of the county
That amounts to around
five percent of Taylor
County's registered voters.
Early voting hours will
be 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.
today (Friday) and Saturday
in the elections office.
The primary election is
set for Tuesday, Aug. 14,
and includes most of the 11
city and county races up for
grabs this year as well as the
seven circuit court and state
"Any voter in the county
may vote early in lieu of
going to their precinct on
Election Day," Southerland
In addition to early
voting, Southerland said her
office has sent out almost
1,500 absentee ballots and
around 850 have already
"Absentee ballots are
due back in the office by 7
p.m. on Election Day," she
Voters are also reminded
that photo and signature
identification is required by
Florida Law. If the picture
ID does not contain the
signature of the voter, an
that provides the voter's
signature shall be required.
A voter information card
is no longer accepted as a
form of ID.
of ID include: Florida
driver's license, Florida
identification card issued
by the State of Florida,
U.S. passport, debit or
credit card, military
identification and public
2 arrested for church break-in
Two Perry men have been
charged with breaking into
a local church and stealing
thousands of dollars worth
of items, including DVDs
Ryan Johnson, 26, and
Cobie Connell, 28, were
ordered held without bond
during a first appearance
hearing Thursday morning
before Judge Stephen
Both men were arrested
Wednesday and charged
with burglary, grand theft
and dealing in stolen
Workers at New Home
Baptist Church's childcare
center discovered the break-
in Wednesday morning and
"After receiving a list of
items stolen, investigators
contacted local businesses
who pawn and sell items
and told them what to be
",* Please see page 2
Woman escapes serious injury after
pulling into path of loaded log truck
A 45-year-old Perry
woman received minor
injuries after she pulled
out in front of a log truck
Thursday morning at the
intersection of U.S. 19 and
Cheryl Renee Goodwine
was attempting to travel
north on U.S. 19 after
making a left turn from
Beach Road (CR 361)
around 8:40 a.m., according
to a report from Florida
Highway Patrol Trooper
James I. Parker Jr.
Goodwine did not see the
log truck, which was being
Bulldogs at work
Persistent rainfall paused long enough for the Taylor County Bulldogs
to practice on Thursday, as athletes donned uniforms and pads to begin
intense preparation for the coming season. Above, linemen practice drills
under the watchful eye of Head Coach Ryan Smith and the rest of the TCHS
driven by Lonnie Curtis
Smith, 66, of Mayo, and
traveling north on U.S. 19,
"Goodwine pulled her
vehicle north into the
outside lane from the paved
median of U.S. Highway
19 into the path of the log
truck," the report continues.
"* Please see page 2
switch could save
Monday to change health
providers for employees
and themselves, a move
officials say could save the
county more than $200,000
In May, the commission
agreed to alert their current
provider. Public Risk
Management of Florida
(PRM), that they were
withdrawing as a member
and would put the service
out for bid.
At that time, County
Administrator Jack Brown
strongly recommended the
action, outlining several
issues he said the county
had with PRM.
At Monday's commission
meeting, Brown provided a
recommendation to go with
United Health Care, whose
plans he said would save the
county $115,000 annually.
"Even better, they gave
us another option that if
everybody stays in the
network, it would cut the
individual deduction from
$500 a year to $250 a year
and the family deductible
from $1,500 a year to $750
a year," Brown said. "It will
save $211,580 per year."
The new policy will start
with the county's upcoming
fiscal year, which begins
"We went for bids as the
board instructed for health
insurance providers." Brown
explained. "There were
two people that responded.
PRM did not attend the
insurance working group
they said you already know
what you get from us."
Brown said the coverage
is "almost identical" to
the current plan, with the
biggest change being that
will increase for visiting
physicians outside the
network, jumping 10-fold
compared to the expenses
inside the network.
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A-2 Perry News-Herald August 10-11, 2012
Employee health fair planned
Continued from page 1
He added that their agent
conducted a survey of the
25 most-used physicians by
employees and all 25 were
included in the plan.
The county will notify
PRM of its decision and
Suspect denied having
gun; no weapon found
Continued from page 1
partner Kar arrived at the
scene to search the area of
any items Johnson may have
thrown away during the foot
During the search, Kar
"alerted" to an item with
fresh human scent. The
item, a metal Altoids can
that contained 45 baggies
of crack cocaine, was seized
and processed as evidence.
"The way these items
were packaged and the
container they were kept in
indicates the cocaine was
for sale, not for personal
noted in his report.
No weapon was found
during a further search
of the area. Johnson was
charged with possession of
cocaine with intent (to sell)
and resisting arrest.
During an interview at the
jail, Johnson denied having
a handgun and stated that
his girlfriend "was always
calling in on him for stuff
Truck driver not injured
Continued from page 1
The front of the log truck
collided with the right
rear of Goowine's 1997
Saturn SL2, which then
rotated a quarter turn
clockwise and traveled
onto the east shoulder of
Highway U.S 19, Parker
The car then overturned
onto its left side and came
to a final rest facing south
on the east shoulder.
suffered minor injuries and
was transported to Doctors'
Smith received no
Goodwine was cited for
violation of right-of-way,
according to Parker.
The Taylor County
Sheriff's Office, Taylor
and Doctors' Memorial
Medical Services assisted at
will owe them a payout of
$34,000, Brown said. A
health fair for employees
will be held later this month.
Houck made a motion
to approve Brown's
go with United Health
Mark Wiggins seconded
and the measure passed
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Ladies and Gentlemen of District 5,
I, Ocie Reaves, come before you today as a candidate for County Commissioner in District 5
and as a man of Honesty, Integrity and Common Sense.
The office of County Commissioner is a great office and I feel that the citizens of District 5
must have confidence in the candidate they choose as County Commissioner for District 5.
I am a man of ,:inetiy v.itli others and myself. I will always speak the iriul about any
i!ualii presented before me. I .-e .-ri ihe quality of being upright and fair at all times,
I am also a man who demonstrates sound practical judgment. I am a Godly man with basic
common sense. I .,ii use the mind God gave me to make smart, i h.r.ifhi decisions, I will
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Suspects tried to sell
DVDs, DVD player
Continued from page 1
on the look out for. During
the course of the day, a
business owner called to let
officers know that they had
been approached regarding
the purchase of a large
quantity of DVDs. In
cooperation with the
business, we had someone
in the store when the
individuals (later identified
as Johnson and Connell)
returned to sell a DVD
player," Perry Police
Department (PPD) Capt.
Jamie Cruse said.
The men were taken
into custody and a search
warrant was obtained
on their residence, 604
Maurice Linton Road.
"The majority of items
taken during the burglary
were recovered and
have since been returned
to the church. We are
also investigating three
additional church break-
in-one at Apostolic
Light Church (located' on
Washington Street), Center
Street Church of God and
Charity Baptist Church,"
PPD investigators are also
working with the Taylor
County Sheriff's Office
on a possible fifth church
break-in that occurred in the
? /Investigators noted that
a number of items were
stolen during the burglaries,
including Bibles from one
of the churches.
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A-3 Perry News-Herald August 10-11, 2012
Mallory Swamp can store
10 billion gallons of water
Continued from page 1
"The goal is to restore the
property's ability to hold
water on the land, as it did
prior to the alterations,"
"These efforts will
recharge the aquifer, and
support water supply."
The property's holding
capacity was recently put to
The swamp receives
no inflow of water from
streams, since it sits atop a
hill. Rainfall is the only way
to hydrate the land.
Prior to Tropical Storms
Beryl and Debby, the
swamp was suffering its
driest period since the
1950s and the land was
The storms brought an
average of 32 inches of
rain to the area in about
one month, almost as much
as was received during
the previous 12 months.
Groundwater levels rose
about six feet.
"Groundwater levels there
have gone from record low
in all monitor wells to record
high or near record high in
a record amount of time."
said Megan Wetherington,
district senior professional
"A month later, water is
still there and will soak into
the surrounding aquifer for
Restoration efforts have
enabled the property to
store approximately 10
billion gallons of water, and
with the recent rainfall the
swamp is at capacity.
Heeke said current
conditions indicate the
project is doing what it was
intended to do.
"Instead of water draining
to the rivers, it is now being
captured in the swamp and
replenishing the aquifer," he
The district will continue
to monitor water levels
over the long-term to
determine the success of the
Heeke said the district's
purchase and restoration of
Mallory Swamp, which is its
largest restoration project to
date, is an example of the
district's land acquisition
and management programs
and their importance to
water supply and flood
"The change in land
Where should next year's
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The Relay For Life Event Committee will meet Monday,
Aug. 13, at Rosehead Junction, at 5:30 p.m. Topics will
include the location for next year's event. A meeting with
team captains will follow at 6:30 p.m.
Volleyball try-outs set Aug. 15 &16
Taylor County High School will be having Girls'
Volleyball try-outs Wednesday, Aug. 15, and Thursday,
Aug. 16, at 3 p.m. in the gym. Students must have a signed
permission slip and current physical to be eligible. For
more information, please contact the school at 838-2525.
ownership and land use
means the property will
store water and serve as
a recharge area as it used
to do. and flooding will be
reduced downstream," he
The rain events have not
affected public use of the
property. officials said.
For more information
about the district's
land acquisition and
management programs or to
access a map of Mallory
Swamp, visit the website
The water holding capacity at Mallory Swamp,
as seen in this Aug. 1 photo, indicates that
restoration efforts there are doing what they
are intended to do, according to Suwannee River
Water Management District officials.
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Early voting is now taking place in the Supervisor
of Elections Office on the 2nd floor of the county
courthouse and will end on Saturday, August 11, 2012.
Early voting hours are from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.
Any registered voter in the county may vote early in lieu
of going to their poling location on Election Day.
Once early voting ends any registered voter who
wishes to cast a ballot in the Primary Election will need
to do so at their designated precinct on Election Day.
Photo and signature identification is required by
Florida Law. If the picture ID does not contain the
signature of the voter an additional identification that
provides the voter's signature shall be required. A voter
information card is no longer accepted as a form of ID.
Below is a list of items you may choose from in order
to satisfy the picture and signature ID requirement. Any
combination of these documents may be presented to
fulfill the photo and signature requirements.
Florida Driver's License
SFlorida Identification card issued by the
State of Florida
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SRetirement Center Identification
Neighborhood Association Identification
Public Assistance Identification
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A-4 Perry News-Herald August 10-11, 2012
Lamp-lighting honors eight nursing grads
North Florida Community College honored its Practical
Nursing Class of 2012 with a traditional Pinning and Lamp
Lighting Ceremony on July 19 at Van H. Priest Auditorium.
Eight Practical Nursing graduates took part in the Lighting
of the Lamps and recited the Nightingale Pledge. NFCC's
2012 Practical Nursing graduates include: (from Taylor
County) Brittany Denmark and Alexandria Griffin; (from
Madison County) Fanta Hunter and Kehli Tuten; (from
Duval County) Jannah Hancock; (from Hamilton County)
Courtney Pape; (from LaFayette County) Jessie Morris and
(from South Carolina) Sealy Crider.
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contact Melissa Tharpe in the NFCC Allied Health
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Singer Phillip Phillips knows a little about
winning elections, having won the past season
of "American Idol." As the show reached its
finale, signs asking viewers to vote for him
could be found here amongst the signs for local
politicians. Phillips' coronation song "Home," was
recently used by NBC during its coverage of the
U.S. women's gymnastics team at the London
Olympics, helping it reach number one on the
So do you know any
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts
of America, the Florida Panhandle division is seeking
nominations for 2012's Women of Distinction.
Taylor County is among the counties from which the
women will be selected. Nominations are due by Sept. 14;
applications can be found online at www.gscfp.org.
Brittany Denmark and Alexandria Griffin from Taylor County were among the practical nursing
graduates participating in NFCC's Lamp Lighting Ceremony.
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Power line safety seminar: Summer storms, tropical weather, car accidents and structure fires all have the potential to
cause power lines to fall, exposing fire, EMS, law enforcement and other first responders to potential shock or electrocution.Therefore,
Tri-County Electric Safety Manager Rusty Smith (inset) recently presented a training program about the danger posed by these down
or sagging power lines. Smith discussed the need for awareness as responders approach and the importance of good scene size-up
techniques to minimize exposure and danger. '"The safety approach is always to consider the down power line at 'hot' until the all clear is
given by the power company," Smith said. Attending the class were personnel from Taylor County Fire-Rescue, Perry Fire Department,
volunteer fire departments, Taylox County Sheriff's Office, Florida Forest Service, Doctors' Memorial Hospital Emergency Medical
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words; it must be the very foundation of our Sheriff's Department.
As your Sheriff, I will work to restore the public's trust and provide strong leadership,
ensuring that your Sheriffs Department and all of its employees are responsible,
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A-6 Perry News-Herald August 10-11, 2012
Cobb speaks for Youth Ministry Sunday
Missionary Baptist Church
will observe its Youth
Ministry Anniversary on
Sunday, Aug. 12, at 11 a.m.
Johnnie Roberson, 79, of
Perry, died Wednesday,
Aug. 1, 2012, at his home.
He was a native of
Survivors include: his
sister, Pearlie Mae Smith of
Perry; two daughters; and
one son. Services will be
held Saturday, Aug. 11, at I
p.m. at St. Peter Primitive
Baptist Church with Elder
Intermenf will follow at
Family members will
receive friends today, Aug.
10, from 5 until 7 p.m. at
Stephens, 44, died Tuesday,
Aug. 7, 2012 at her
residence. She was the
daughter of Fred Murray
and the former Suzanne
DeVore. Coming from
Lafayette County, she had
lived in Perry since the
seventh grade. Mrs.
Stephens was a Baptist and
worked as a house cleaner.
Survivors include: her
husband of 16 years, Ferlin
Stephens, of Perry; her
parents, Fred and Suzanne
Murray; her mother-in-law,
Helen Stephens; a
daughter, Lacey Stephens;
a brother, Scott (Lindsey)
Murray; a sister-in-law,
Annette (Donald) Wright,
all of Perry; two
Rector and Tristin Rector;
several nieces, nephews,
aunts and uncles.
Funeral services will be
held Saturday, Aug. 11, at
10 a.m. at San Pedro
Baptist Church with
Interment following in the
church cemetery. Family
members will receive
friends this evening
(Friday) from 6 until 8
p.m. in the chapel of Bums
Dennis Wayne Pinder,
57, died Friday, Aug. 3,
2012 at his home. He had
lived in Perry since 2007.
Survivors include: his
wife, Susan Carol Barnes
Pinder of Perry; one
daughter, .Melissa Garrett
of St. Cloud; two sons,
Jason Stanford Pinder and
Justin Arthur Pinder, both
of St. Cloud; and two
Services will be held at a
later date. Evans-Walker
Earl Cobb Jr. will be the
speaker for the program;
everyone is invited.
Service to honor
A.M.E. will focus on
"Pastor Appreciation" in
Sunday's service at 11 a.m.
Guest speaker for the
service will be Lawrence
The community is
St. Johns Christian Fellowship
Sunday School 10:00 a.m. Wednesday 7:00 p.m.
Morning Worship 11:00 a.m. StudylPrayer Meeting
Cody McNeese, pastor
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precious memories of one so dear,
Thoughts today of our lives together,
hold a love that will live forever.
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your hand we cannot touch, but
God will take our greetings
to the one we love so much.
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S Fishing Report
Georgia trio catches
29 trout over 2 days
BY PAT MCGRIFF
Trout and reds have been
very cooperative for my
charters as we had nine
trout and one red for Beboe
and Shawn McMurrian
of Stockbridge, Ga., on
Todd Brown and his
son Austin with Michael
Bramlette--all of Cleveland,
Ga.--took 14 trout and one
red, last Thursday, then 15
trout and two reds on Friday.
We fished with live pinfish
under Back Bay Thunders
I had Ben Swayze and
Billy Pearson of Valdosta,
Ga., with Ben's bro-in-law
Steve Cartmell of New
Mexico, out Saturday and
we brought in 15 trout to 20
inches and three reds to 26.5
inches while fishing 4-4.5
feet of water using live pins
under'Back Bay and Cajun
Sunday, Ricky Roberts
from up near Homerville,
Ga., way, had two of his
grandsons out--Cade and
Drake Roberts--and the trio
had 13 trout and four reds to
26.75 inches. They were in
4-5 feet of water using live
pinfish under Thunders.
The trout are still
preferring to bite on
offshore humps and ridges
early in the incoming tide
in 4 feet flooding, while the
reds are taking live pinfish
closer to the hill, later, with
the tide near the top.
Find ballyhoo in your area
to insure more activity from
the trout. Smaller pinfish
early in the tide seems to be
the key to catching fish. The
new Back Bay Thunders,
which definitely make a
higher "pitch" sound, are
bringing trout up to feed in
the heavily stained water we
have experienced since T.S.
Debby went by.
Scallopers are still
struggling in the stained
water to gather a few limits
between showers, while
most are bringing in less
than a limit.
Here are a couple of
reports from Keaton Beach
John Bell of Atlanta, Ga.,
had a limit of scallops ."in
less than an hour" from
Grassy and Dekle Beach
Last Saturday, David
Bosch with Calvin and
his Dad, Peng Chee, all of
Tifton, Ga., had their limit
of 15 trout and two keeper
cobia all on live pinfish.
Drake Roberts of Homerville, Ga., is shown wit
a great red taken using a live pin under a Bac
Bay Thunder on Saturday, Aug 5. He was fishing
with Pat McGriff of One More Cast.
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Registration for the 2012
recreational tackle football
and cheerleading league
concludes today (Friday).
Registration forms are
available at the Taylor
County Sports Complex or
at Perry City Hall.
The fees are $50 per
" player for tackle football and
$42 for each cheerleader.
Youngsters ages 10-13 as
of Dec. 31 are eligible to
Games are slated to get
underway Sept. 3 and the
season will conclude the
week of Oct. 22. All games
will be played at the Taylor
County Sports Complex.
Bryant Christman said
qualified game officials and
chain crew members are
For more information,
contact Christman at 584-
Deadline has arrived for
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The Taylor County Touchdown Club Boosters are now
seeking TCHS Bulldog football team supporters for the
2012 football season, which begins Aug. 24 with a Kickoff
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If you would like to be a Super Dog, advertise your
business or church on a Dorsett Stadium field sign or in
the 2012 football program, please call Aaron Portwood
(838-4834) or Benjye Tuten (843-0000) or send an email to
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4 NFCC Artist Series to include
jazz, acrobats and the Titanic
North Florida Community ---1 entertainment, taking the
'Total Recall' proves there was
no need to remake the original
The great remake debate continues.
Hollywood has been remaking its own
movies since the 1920s, so I doubt the trend
will stop anytime soon.
I have to admit that sometimes a remake
can indeed be an entertaining movie, like
"Ocean's 11" or "True Grit." Other times,
however, the new version has little to add to
the original. Either way, however, how much
enjoyment you get from a remake really
depends on your perspective. For instance,
if you haven't seen the first version, then a
remake obviously won't feel
as much of a rehash to you as
someone who has.
I do think we can agree,
however, that a production
company calling itself Original .:...
Film should probably stay
away from remakes. -.
But then, I don't run a....
production company, so
Original Film went ahead with
a remake of the 1990 sci-fi
action adventure film, "Total
Recall," which starred Arnold
Schwarzenegger and was
loosely based on the Philip K.
Dick short story "We Can Remember It for
The new version, which replaces the
former governor with Colin Farrell ("Fright
Night"), is an average thriller set in a world
that is frankly more interesting than most of
the action occurring in it. As a remake, it of
course updates the special effects from 22
years ago, but offers little else to distinguish
itself from the original other than replacing
the plot device of a trip to Mars to a public
transport transecting the Earth.
Having seen the original, it's hard to
say whether the new version is terribly
predictable because I've already seen this
story before or if it's really that predictable.
Either way, nothing kills a thriller quicker
The story is set in a future Earth, which a
voice over tells us was nearly destroyed by
chemical warfare, leaving only two livable
places, Europe and Australia, connected by
The Fall, a transport that travels through the
Living in the Colony (Australia) is laborer
Douglas Quaid (Farrell), who is suffering
from nightmares about a woman trying
to help him escape from a secure facility.
Despite the comfort of his wife Lori (Kate
Beckinsale, "Underworld") and the warnings
of his co-worker Harry (Bokeem Woodbine,
"Saving Grace"-), Douglas goes to Rekall, a
place that promises to implant memories of
During the procedure, something goes
wrong, but before Douglas can get answers,
the police raid' the place, only for Douglas to
August continues to be a busy month at
the movies, with another three films opening
in wide release this week.
The romantic comedy "Hope Springs"
arrived early on Wednesday, starring Meryl
Streep ("The Iron Lady") and Tommy Lee
Jones ("Men in Black") as a couple who after
30 years of marriage have decided to attend
a week-long, high-intensity counseling
session with therapist Steve Carell ("Seeking
a Friend for the End of the World"). Director
David Frankel was responsible for both "The
Devil Wears Prada" and "Marley & Me" and
this one should target a demographic that
doesn't usually get much to watch during the
The movie is rated PG-13 for mature
thematic content involving sexuality.
Waiting for today (Friday) is "The
Bourne Legacy," which sees Jeremy Renner
("Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol")
taking over the franchise from Matt Damon.
The Quincy Music Theatre
presents "Pump Boys and
Dinettes," a production of
the Magnolia Players. On
Highway 57, somewhere
between Frog Level and
Smyrna, stands a gas station
and a diner. The pump boys
have been known to do some
auto repairs, but only when
aided by large quantities
of time and beer, while the
dinettes celebrate their home
cooking alongside their boys .
turn the tables and kill everybody. Shocked,
he returns home to have Lori tell him his
life is not real, only memories implanted for
some reason she doesn't know.
Before he knows it, he's on the run, Lori
and others on his trail. Soon, he runs into
the woman from his dreams, Melina (Jessica
Biel, "The A-Team"), and with her help
Douglas may finally discover just who he is.
The original "Total Recall" was very loose
with its adaptation of "We Can Remember
It for You Wholesale," so when it was
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.'' remain truer to the source, it
allowed room for a different
.-. take on the story. As the project
developed, however, that
changed, and it is very obvious
that the 2012 "Total Recall"
is definitively a remake of the
film and not the short story.
While the original
screenwriters also get
S credit here, scribe Kurt
"Salt") and Mark Bomback
("Unstoppable," "Live Free
or Die Hard") are the ones
responsible for the new screenplay. For the
most part, the story serves as an excuse for a
series of chase sequences and shoot-outs, but
then, that was the case for the original movie
Overall, it works on some levels, but
having recently re-watched the "Bourne"
films, it's obvious that director Len Wiseman
("Underworld") was inspired at least
somewhat by those movies. Unfortunately,
the "Bourne" films are some of the best
thrillers to hit theaters in years, so "Total
Recall" pales in comparison.
I do have to give credit, though, to the set
designers, who create a wonderfully alive
and "lived-in" future world for the action to
Farrell is a suitable lead and the movie
works when it's centered on him. Biel isn't
given nearly as much to do except run next
to Farrell and shoot at things. But that's
still better than what Beckinsale is handed,
whose Lori is like Ahab hunting his whale in
her pursuit of her fake husband. It becomes
unintentionally funny as the chases drag
on when she keeps popping up every few
minutes like some kind of demented jack-in-
Remakes are not necessarily bad by
definition, but to be a good remake, you
first need to be a good movie. Thanks to a
predictable storyline, uneven acting and lack
of anything truly original to offer, "Total
Recall" is neither.
The movie is rated PG-13 for intense
sequences of sci-fi violence and action, some
sexual content, brief nudity and language.
It's good to see that they're not simply
rebooting the series and instead pointing out
that, as the catchline states, "there was never
just one." DirectorTony Gilroy helped write all
four "Bourne" films, so he's familiar with the
The film is rated PG-13 for violence and
Finally we have "The Campaign,"
a political comedy starring Will Ferrell
("Anchorman") as an entrenched incumbent
who must face off against newcomer Zach
Galifianakis ("The Hangover"). What
follows is a no-holds-barred slugfest which
involves--based on the trailers--name
calling, rock music numbers and baby
punching. With so much craziness in the
real-life political arena, I'm not sure there's
a big market for a movie like this, but both
stars have large followings.
The movie is rated R for crude sexual
content, language and brief nudity.
with charm and enthusiasm.
Part musical, part concert,
part review and part theatre,
show dates for the production
are Aug. 10-12 and 17-19.
For more information, visit
qmt.org or call 850-875-9444.
The NFCC Community
Theatre opens its season
with "Same Time, Next Year,"'
the popular romantic comedy
written by Bernard Slade
which follows the love affair
between two people who
rendezvous once a year--
same time, same place--over
a 25-year span. Along the
way, the lovers deal with ups
and downs, the comedy and
drama, the births, deaths
and marital problems each is
experiencing at home even
as their own relationship
evolves. (Play contains adult
language and adult content.)
Showtimes are Aug. 16-18 at
7 p.m. and Aug. 19 at 2 p.m.
at Van H. Priest Auditorium.
For more information, call
College's 2012-13 Artist
Series season will feature
six highly entertaining
The season begins in mid
September and continues
through March 2013. All
performances are held at
Van H. Priest Auditorium,
located on the NFCC
campus in Madison.
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Saturday, Sept. 7 7 p.m.
Jazz with a Southern
accent, Hotlanta sets your
feet firmly on Bourbon
Street in Old New Orleans.
Experience the joy, energy
and humor of that early
American Jazz called
Dixieland. Songs from Fats
Waller, Hoagy Carmichael,
Louie Armstrong, Jelly Roll
Morton, plus favorites like
"Sweet Georgia Brown,"
"Royal Garden Blues"
and "When The Saints Go
Marchin' In," are all part of
Hotlanta's musical treat.
Thursday, Oct. 25 7 p.m.
Love and obsession,
good versus evil, and a
classic love triangle this
is "Phantom: A Tale of
Obsession" by Dance Alive
National Ballet. Journey
through an opulent opera
house, virginal boudoir and
darkly chilling cemetery,
and be drawn into the torn
life of the Phantom. Based
on the novel "The Phantom
of the Opera" by Gaston
Leroux, the performance
is sponsored in part by the
State of Florida, Department
of State, Division of
Cultural Affairs, and the
Florida Council on Arts and
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Saturday, Nov. 10 7 p.m.
On the 100th anniversary
of its tragic journey,
"Titanic: The Musical"
recounts the dreams, hopes
and aspirations of those
aboard the fateful ship. The
story of the launching, the
collision with the iceberg
and the sinking is played out
against the background of
the rigid class-distinctions
of the Edwardian Age. The
musical is winner of five
Tony Awards, including
Thursday, Dec.4 7 p.m.
Back by popular demand,
the Golden Dragon Acrobats
return to Van H. Priest
ancient and contemporary
music and theatrical
techniques to present a
show of breathtaking skill
and spellbinding beauty.
Saturday, Feb. 2 7 p.m.
Prepare to be mystified by
Spencers: Theatre of Illusion
on Saturday, Feb. 2, at 7
p.m. Watch award-winning
illusionists Kevin and
Cindy Spencer orchestrate
a night of dazzling
illusions and high energy
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Thursday, March 21 7 p.m.
The season ends with the
Core Ensemble's "Ain't
I a Woman." Celebrate
Women's History Month
with a joyful exploration
of the trials and triumphs
of four passionate and
anthropologist Zora NPkale
Truth; exuberant folk artist
Clementine Hunter; and
fervent civil rights worker
Fannie Lou Hamer. The
music is drawn from the
heartfelt spirituals and blues
of the Deep South, the urban
vitality of the Jazz Age
and contemporary African
American composers. The
event features cello, piano,
percussion and theatrical
"The NFCC Artist Series
has traditionally provided
quality entertainment at
an extremely affordable
price and this season is no
exception," organizers said.
Season pass tickets for all
six shows are available for
$45 (open seating) or $55
(reserved seating). Season
passes for NFCC students or
children ages 12 and under
are $35. Individual tickets
are $12 for adults, $6 NFCC
students and $6 children
ages 12 and under.
An Artist Series add-
on option is available this
season for pass holders to
upgrade to an "extended
pass," which includes all
four NFCC Community
Theatre productions for
an additional cost of $15
per season pass. Those
wishing to further support
the arts and arts education
can also become an Artist
Series Angels sponsor.
season passes and additional
perks for individuals and
More information is
available from the NFCC
website at www.nfcc.edu
(keyword Artist Series) or
by contacting the NFCC
Office at (850) 973-1653
Season passes and tickets
may be purchased by
telephone or from the NFCC
office (Bldg. 32).
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brink of impossibility. This
performance is funded in
part by a grant from South
Arts in partnership with
the National Endowment
for the Arts and the Florida
Division of Cultural Affairs.
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Whether one desires the spotlight or enjoys being part
of the backstage crew, the Community Theatre of North
Florida Community College has opportunities for students
and community members alike.
The theatre recently announced four productions from
this month through January. Season tickets are available as
an "extended pass" add-on to season passes purchased for
the NFCC Artist Series. Individual tickets are $6.
"At least one major production is held -each year,
and auditions are open to the public," organizers said.
"Participants gain experience in acting, directing, lighting,
set design and other areas of the theater."
"Same Time, Next Year"
Thursday-Saturday, Aug. 16-18 7 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 19 2 p.m.
This popular romantic comedy written by Bernard Slade
follows the love affair between two people who rendezvous
once a year--same time, same place--over a 25-year span.
Along the way, the lovers deal with ups and downs, the
comedy and drama, the births, deaths and marital problems
each is experiencing at home even as their own relationship
evolves. (Play contains adult language and adult content.)
Friday-Saturday, Oct. 19-20 7 p.m.
Prepare yourself for non-stop laughter with this hilarious
comedy. A colorful collection of good oj' country folk
gather 'round for this year's county fair, and there's stiff
competition in the arts and crafts category.
Open Auditions: Sunday, Aug. 26, at 3 p.m. for "Faith
County" and "An Evening of Culture" ("Faith County 2")
"The Little Mermaid"
Saturday, Jan. 26 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
A mermaid princess makes a bargain with an unscrupulous
seahag in order to meet a human prince on land. This
community production will feature local actors, actresses
and children as your favorite "under the sea" characters.
Open Auditions: Saturday, Nov. 3, at 2 p.m.
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With gasoline prices nearly $4 per gallon, we pause for a
nostalgic look back at service stations of the not-so-distant past.
(Above) Wilkes Service Station was located across from City Hall
and (right) Seb Robertson manned the pumps at the station once
located across from O'Quinn's Phamarcy. Look closely at the
pump and you'll see the day's price in 1970-30.90 per gallon.
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It's not tilhe
signs the laws
the destiny of
the hand that
casts the ballot.
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July 28, 1977
RAMPANT IN TAYLOR
Facing budget cuts in his
department, Sheriff Von
Whiddon was lamenting
an increase in vandalism
and larceny within the
had been major targets
of the vandals who not
only bashed several in,
but also set fire to the
library's plastic receptacle,
completely destroying the
mailbox and its contents.
Even mailboxes in the
Steinhatchee Post Office
had been vandalized with
drinks poured into them.
The sheriff was quick to
remind that vandalizing a
mailbox is a federal offense
and heavy penalties may be
A hunting camp was
burned, glass doors were
smashed at a local bar,
weapons stolen from
vehicles and fishing nets
from boats. A truck had
been stolen as well as a lawn
mower and a purse, while a
tractor was vandalized with
an unidentified substance
added to its crankcase. All
these incidents occurred
within a two-week period
prompting the sheriff
to appeal to the county
commission to restore
budget funds so extra patrols
could be accomplished.,
As if the crime roster
wasn't long enough, an
11-year-old was arrested at
the Perry Post Office when
he reached into the mail
slot and removed several
envelopes, one of which
contained a check. He then
attempted to cash the check
at Towne Square Grocery.
Sgt. Wayne Putnal made the
arrest and the suspect was
returned to the custody of
Members of the Perry
Lodge of the Woodmen
of the World honored
"Outstanding Teacher Emily
Owens" and "Outstanding
Citizen Dr. W.J. Baker"
during ceremonies at the
Florida Power lounge.
The Taylor County
School Board reported that
136 students participated
in its summer reading
program, hoping to improve
their reading levels.
Christina Marie Huff
was born to Mr. and Mrs.
Clayton Huff on July 13
at Doctors' Memorial
Hospital. She weighed 8
Daniel Cody McNeese
was welcomed to the family
by Mr. and Mrs. Freddie
McNeese. He arrived on
July 20, weighing 8 pounds
and a half-ounce.
Mr. and Mrs. Leroy
Johnson announced the
birth of their son, Ahmad
Uranius, on July 13 at
Doctors' Memorial Hospital
(DMH). He weighed 6
pounds, 13 ounces.
Mclnnis was born to Mr.
and Mrs. Jeffrey McInnis,
also on the 13th, weighing 8
pounds, 13 ounces.
Mr. and Mrs. W.D. Hunter
welcomed a son, Joshua
Caleb, to their family. He
weighed 7 pounds, 12.5
Mr. and Mrs. Ronald
Bembry announced the
birth of their son, Carrie
Joseph, on July 24 at DMH.
He weighed 7 pounds, 15
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Deal
announced the engagement
of their daughter, Robin,
to Jerre Starling of Lawtey.
An August 19 wedding was
Debra Young and Peter
James Winter exchanged
wedding vows on July 2 at
the Immaculate Conception
Lynn Kemp and Larry
Grant were married at New
Home Baptist Church on
UP AND DOWN
Perry City Attorney Mike
Smith recently moved to
new offices on Green Street.
Smith also served as an
assistant district attorney.
Pizza Hut was ready to
open its doors on South
Byron Butler Parkway,
boasting "the best salad bar
in town" as well as pizza,
pasta, sandwiches and side
dishes. Mrs. Joe Roberts
was pictured with a $100
Instant Cash Bonanza prize
from A&P, presented by
Manager Jack Glass.
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In honor of Lt. Allison
On the 57th anniversary of his death, a first wreath laying
ceremony in honor of Navy Lt. Robert C. Allison will be held
this Saturday, Aug. 11, at 4 p.m. His memorial marker is located
13 miles east of Perry on Highway 27. On Aug. 11, 1955, at
approximately 4 p.m., Lt. Robert Clem Allison was returning on a
routine training mission from Pensacola NAS to Jacksonville Cecil
Field when his F4H4 Banshee jet aircraft sustained a catastrophic
in-flight emergency requiring him to immediately land. Lt. Allison
was able to touch down on Highway 27 about 13 miles east of
Perry. As he was making his final rollout, a fully loaded log truck
and another vehicle came around the corner just in front of him. Lt.
Allison only had seconds to make a decision and his final decision
was to give his failing aircraft full throttle, pulled up and fly it into a
cypress swamp just off the side of the highway. Donnell Whitfield,
the driver of the log truck, said the aircraft missed the cab of his
truck by inches, "I knew I was going to die, either by crashing into
the ditch in my loaded truck, or be killed by the jet." During the
Korean War, Lt. Allison served 18 months on the heavy cruiser
USS Bremerton and was commissioned a Navy lieutenant upon
his graduation from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1952.
By ANTHONY L. WHITE
I've never backed down from a challenge. But, if I didn't
think I could win, I always found a clever way to avoid
In grade school, whenever I was challenged to a we'll-see-
who's-the-baddest brawl during recess, I didn't back down.
I simply avoided the scuffle by dropping an anonymous note
on the principal's desk alerting him of the impending battle
or by showing up with six or seven cousins in tow.
And, when my five-year-old niece recently challenged
me to a race to see who could run the fastest, I didn't back
down. I simply changed the length of the race from 20 yards
to 10 because I can stick with Usain Bolt for 10 yards.
What all of this boils down to is I don't have to always
win, but I hate to lose. So, unless I'm backed in a comer,
I've learned not to accept challenges. However, there are
times when I have to stand my ground and a challenge can't
This latest challenge started out as a little boasting on my
part last month during a family reunion in Jacksonville. "I
can beat anyone standing in this parking lot on the tennis
court," I bragged after one too many nightcaps. "Because
when it comes to tennis, they say I play like Roger, Mr.
"So, you play tennis?" asked Gary Blount, a family friend
who was probably the only one paying me any attention.
"I'm the best," I responded and demonstrated my
"When can we play?" Gary asked. "Because, I can play
with the best too."
Seeing a challenge mounting, I slipped in a joke. "Well, I
can play with the best of them if they promise not to hit the
ball more than five feet from where I was standing when I
hit it to them."
Gary laughed and continued pressing the issue. "I think
I can beat you," he said. "So, when do you want to play?
Name the date and time."
"Aug. 4th at 11 a.m.," I accepted the challenge. "The high
school's tennis courts."
"I'll be there," Gary affirmed.
"So will I."
I accepted Gary's challenge fully intent on showing him
up. That was until after the reunion and Johnny, who played
football with Gary on the TCHS 1977-78 Bulldogs, told me
he had heard about the tennis challenge.
"Let me give you a little advice," Johnny advised. "You
don't want to play Gary because he's still an athlete."
"Well, I know his son LeGarette is, but that doesn't mean
he still is," I said.
"We were playing a game of football not too long ago,"
Johnny explained, "and, Gary's still got it."
Johnny's never told me anything wrong, so I knew to heed
That's why I was hoping I wouldn't hear from Gary. But,
just like I expected, he called last Friday to let me know
that our match was being billed as the tennis match of the
"I hope you're ready tomorrow because my nieces and
nephews want to see this whipping I'm going to put on you,"
I was ready and prepared.
"We can't play tomorrow," I responded, my voice filled
with disappointment. "I had a doctor's appointment today,
and he told me to take it easy. I had him write me an excuse.
You can come by and get it."
"How long have you known about this doctor's
appointment?" Gary asked. "Did you know when you set
"No," I answered, which was the truth. "It came up
"Tell you what," Gary said after a few seconds thought.
"Bring the excuse with you to the tennis courts next
Saturday. It's still on."
I didn't have the heart to tell Gary that the doctor's excuse
from last Friday specifically prohibits playing tennis until
I'm "able" whatever that means. I'm not backing down, but
like I said, I do what I have to do if I don't think I can win.
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'VBS is Unfair to Me!'
GLANCE complete with pitchfork and ANDY
Continued from page 9 tail. A NDY
The devil was holding
CATCHY AD a placard which read,
First Baptist Church "Vacation Bible School is
advertised its upcoming Unfair to Me!"
Vacation Bible School Children ages 3 through j j
with a quarter-page sixth grade, were invited
advertisement featuring for 7-9 p.m. Bible school
a drawing of the devil, sessions. FOR
Cards of Thanks CIRCUIT JUDGE
DeaC THIRD CIRCUIT GROUP 2
Thank you for all the hugs, prayers, kind words and Vote August 14, 2012
flowers during the loss of our loved one. Your kindness will
not be forgotten. A Vou Circhit dge, I wl ivork to
Ann's love to her family and her "adopted" animal friends -
through the years will be greatly missed by all. A special ilOf' c'Ses thriugl the' cOurtS. luStil
thanks to Dara, Rick, Chelsea, Ashley and Little Rick for
the extra care you gave to Ann. May everyone touched by' Ta! C lOvr o t th dla'ad. D11wsiltlc Olci
Ann's life be blessed. Cn mis and bwokinefses sho ati not
From the family of Elizabeth "Ann" Deald
Auditions for plays ,ye ., ,e, aso o d un
planned for Aug. 26 ;, r Coeton
COMMUNITY THEATRE Oft rts
Continued from page 8 exist.to serre
'An Evening of Culture" YOU th
Friday-Saturday, March 1-2 7 p.m. people oT"
The hilarity continues in this sequel to Faith County as we our Circ o it.
return for the community theatre's production of "Romeo o .
and Juliet." All the beloved cast from the county fair are
cast in the debacle and, even though they don't know their '
lines, the set isn't finished and a dog keeps parking offstage,
they're going to give it a go. .
Open Auditions: Sunday, Aug. 26, at 3 p.m. for "Faith
County" and "An Evening of Culture" ("Faith County 2"). i
For more information, contact Denis Bell at 850-973- N r my vpponent.
9481, e-mail BellD@nfcc.edu, or visit online at www.nfcc. ei. pr
THE REAL FACTS ABOUT TAX COLLECTORS IN THIS TAX DISTRICT:
There are Accountants as Tax Collectors in this Tax District, if Tax Collectors are not
accountants when elected, Tax Collectors worked from the bottom up in the office!
1. Mrs. Cheryll Olah, Tax Collector of Wakulla County is an Accountant and Professional Tax Preparer registered with the Internal
Revenue Service to help people-on the Federal Level with their taxes. Mrs. Olah owns the H & R Block in Crawfordville and helps
out there during Tax Season in Wakulla County. Mrs. Olah also worked 32 years in the Tax Collector's office before becoming the Tax
Collector. She actually does one of my. current co-workers, Chris Gibson's taxes each year. She has no opposition during this election.
2. Mrs. Mary Sue Adams, Tax Collector of Hamilton County worked for 20 years as the Tax Collector's Accountant before becoming Tax
Collector. She has no opposition this time.
3. Mrs. Frances Ginn, Tax Collector of Madison County had 32 years office experience before becoming Tax Collector for two terms.
She is retiring this year. Accountant Walter Copeland and office staff member Lisa Tuten of 32 years are seeking the office. I know both
of them. ,
4. Mrs. Lois Howell-Hunter, Tax Collector of Jefferson County had 34 years office experience before becoming Tax Collector. She is
currently seeking her third term. She has opposition from Paul Michaels.
5. Mrs. Marylin Wimberly, Tax Collector of Lafayette County hadl8 years office experience before becoming Tax Collector. She is retiring
this year. There are 6 people seeking the office. I am college friends with one of them, Jason Singletary.
6. Mrs. Sharon Jordan, Tax Collector of Suwannee County had 20 years of office experience before being elected for her first term,
defeating long time State Representative Dwight Stansel in 2008. No opponent this time.
7. Mrs. Deloris Malloy, Tax Collector of Leon County has her Masters Degree in Business Administration. Mrs. Deboris has served three
terms and has no opposition to serve her fourth.
8. Another of the Accountant Tax Collectors (37 of 67) across the state of Florida' is my cousin, Mr. Joe Tedder, Tax Collector of Polk
County, an Accountant elected in 1998 and running with no opponent this time. He has strongly endorsed MY campaign and please note
that all of the extended Tedder-Rowell Family is NOT for my Opponent.
Bottom line: I don't think my opponent intentionally published an untruth in last Friday's Special Election Edition, HE just didn't dot all
the "i's" and cross all the "t's" as an accountant is trained to do. He has even misplaced deposits after realizing he had reported a negative
checkbook balance and had not followed applicable state statutes (FS 106.08, FS 106.09 & FS 106.11) on his campaign financial
the past few months. I don't believe these are acceptable practices for a Tax Collector Candidate. If he can't abide by these simple
statutes on how to run his campaign, how is he going to regulate the whole State Statute 197? Again, the majority of Tax Collectors ARE
ACCOUNTANTS in the State of Florida and some of these are in OUR TAX DISTRICT. Does Taylor County deserve anything less?
I promise to fight and work just as hard in office as I have to earn your Vote and Support. Again, I humbly ask and need your VOTE
today or tomorrow as early voting ends or on Tuesday in the Primary. If you need a ride to the polls, feel free to contact me. I also want
to take this time to thank each and every one of you that invited me into your homes, all the cold glasses of water, and fellowship. As I
have stated to many of you, I just believe this is part of public service. I am sorry if I missed you, but I am continuing to seek you out and
you should always feel free to contact me.
Also thanks to the people who have called or sent messages about their early vote. It truly means the world to me and my family.
Home 584.9497, Cell 371.2200, E:Mail: taylortax(dfairDoint.net, Web Site: hirekyle.us
This is a paid political advertisement approved by Kyle Rowell, Democratic candidate for Taylor County Tax Collector.
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Thank you to everyone who has supported
me during this election. I truly appreciate the
kindness that has been shown to me and my
family throughout the county. In this election,
your vote is what counts and is what will make
the difference. Please vote during early voting
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I humbly ask
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and support to
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Political Advertisement Paid for and Approved by Rhonda Raulerson Portwood for Taylor County Judge
Friday & Saturday, 9 a.m. until 1
p.m. 3498 Hwy. 19 South (Taylor
Storage Center across from Taylor
Tech.) Big Sale. Spinet piano,
Yamaha DD-6 drum machine,
executive computer desk, wine
cooler, clothes (stuff a bag- $2),
solar shower, changing table,
portable charging station, stroller,
baby clothes, car seats, swing,
toys, fold-up camp bike, adult
tricycles, dog carrier, microwave,
convection oven, bread maker,
wheelchair, knives, DVDs, VCR
tapes, cook books, home security
system, small appliances, tools,
magnetic bracelets, Christmas
items and much more.
Huge Yard Sale. Friday and
Saturday, 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.,
Glover Carlton Rd. off Foley Cut
Off, watch for signs.
Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. until,
Beach Rd. at Deadman's Curve
and Yates Creek Rd. Don't miss
out, something for everyone!
3 Family Yard Sale. Friday and
Saturday, 1485 James D. Smith
Rd.,' 8 a.m. until. Matching car
seat/base and stroller combo,
swing, girl's Winnie the Pooh
walker, shorts, jeans, punching
bag and gloves, furniture, misc.
Huge Yard Sale. Saturday and
Sunday, 6041 Beach Road, 8 a.m.
until. Fishing rods, fishing lures,
tools, boat equipment and lots of
household items. Rain or shine!
2 Family Yard Sale. Saturday,
August 11, 8 a.m. until, 123 Pine
Tree Rd. off Plantation. Boy's
school uniform tee's, jeans, men's
jeans, tee's, girl's clothes,
women's and etc.
Yamaha trumpet for sale with two
mouth pieces in hard case. Asking
$300, call 223-1005.
Spinet piano, nice tone. Needs
tuning and some cosmetic
touches, $300. Call 584-4455 and
leave message if no one answers
and we'll call you back.
4 Buckshot Max mudder tires
32x11.50 R15 LT. Minimum tread
wear, mounted, 6 lug aluminum
rims. $350, (850) 584-5854.
Whirlpool Refrigerator $265
Washer Dryer Set $135 each
Call 584-2650 or 223-2644
Advertise in the Perry
Cash for junk cars and trucks, free
removal. 7 days a week. Call (386)
658-1030 or (904) 887-8513.
Hoshizaki ice and water
dispenser, like new, model
DCM270BAH, paid $3,500 asking
$1,600 obo. Stay right pump 5
horse power with Balador motor,
irrigation 3 phase $400 obo.
Steinhatchee (352) 498-8023.
Metal and Junk
AKC reg. Chihuahuas, tri-colored
longcoat male, cream and white
female. Born May 30, 2012, pee
pad trained, micro chipped. Mom
weighs 3.9 and Daddy weighs 2.9,
they should be small. Comes with
toys, dog crate, health records
and AKC pedigree background
records. $475, call 584-9455.
2008 Jacobsen 42x60 4/2
2008 Scotbilt 28x70 3/2
2005 Fleetwood 28x76 4/2
1996 Fleetwood 16x80 3/2
1997 Homes of Merit 28x60 4/2
Call (352) 303-8771
ALL LOT MODELS MUST GO
COME AND MAKE YOUR DEAL
For rent. 3BR/2BA, available now
$550 monthly plus deposit. Also
have 1BR/1BA, $400 monthly,
plus deposit, fenced yard. Call
Sabra at 843-4863.
Efficiency apartment for rent.
Includes utilities, cable, water and
garbage. $150 weekly, $300
deposit, (850) 843-1301.
Nice and very clean 3 bedroom, 1
bath. Central AC, fenced
backyard, close to all schools.
$700 monthly, $700 deposit,
references required, (850) 838-
House for rent. 2BD/2BA, two
story with balcony. $500 monthly
plus security deposit. Call (850)
3/BD, 2/BA, located off Puckett
Road on Oxford Street. $650
monthly and $300 deposit. Call
584-7094 for application
information. Must have excellent
3 bedroom, 2 bath house for rent
in Shady Grove. Call 838-9514.
2 bedroom, 2 bath, double wide
with some recent renovations.
Nice country setting 5 minutes
north of Perry. No pets, no
smokers. Call 838-5338.
08/08 08/31, AR
3 bedroom, 1 bath house.
Workshop, fenced yard, adults
only. $600 monthly, call after 4
p.m. or leave message (850) 443-
Room for rent to Healthcare
Professional or Executive. Gated,
private entrance, covered parking,
cable, fridge, micro, free
washer/dryer, screened porch,
workout area, hot tub, kitchen
privileges, birthday and party
room available. $765 monthly,
672-0359 for more info.
Very clean 2BR/2BA mobile home
situated on nice, shady lot with
large screened porch, screened
patio, covered porch entrance.
$650 monthly, includes, stove,
refrigerator, dishwasher, washer
and hookup for dryer. Property
located at 2789 Johnson Stripling
Rd. Deposit required with
references. Please call 838-5716.
Camper trailer for rent. Private
country living near Buckeye. Water
and electric included, no larger
dogs. $90 weekly, call 295-2045.
2 bedroom, 1 bath MH. Off N.
Page Rd., 2.14 acres, private.
$500 monthly, first, last and
security. (727) 433-4514.
2 bedroom, 1 bath MH in city
limits. Off Hwy. 98. $165 weekly,
includes, electric, water and cable.
Call (727) 433-4514.
3 bedroom, 2 bath, brick home
with fireplace, screened porch,
fenced back yard, close to
schools. $800 monthly plus $800
security deposit. Call 371-4793.
Very nice 4 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath
split level home. 2,500 sq. ft., large
utility room with fenced yard. $850
monthly. Will be available after
August 6. Call 371-1462 or 584-
7636 for more information.
Accepting applications for 1, 2,
and 3 BR HC and Non-HC
accessible apartments. HUD
vouchers considered. Call 850-
584-5668. 709 W. Church St.,
Perry, FL 32348 TDD 711. "This
institution is an equal opportunity
provider, and employer."
Westgate Rooms available for
rent. refrigerator, microwave, TV
w/cable, AC/Heater. Everything
included. $175- $240 weekly, $40
daily, $595-$635 per month.
RV sites $20 daily, $100 weekly,
$350 monthly. Tax included. 1627
S. Byron Butler Pkwy. 850-299-
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Furnished 1 and 2 bedroom
apartments for rent $600 to $800.
Included with rent is full cable t.v.,
internet, hot tub, one block, one
block to river and new boat
landing. Call 352-498-7740 if no
900 sq. ft. office spaces. 1,000 S.
Jefferson St. One office is divided
into 3 sub offices and the other
office is open space. Call 850-
Beautiful fully furnished and newly
remodeled 1 bedroom, 1 bath
apartment. Fenced patio, family
room, kitchen with dining room.
Includes cable, electric, water and
garbage. $240 weekly, $950
monthly and $50 deposit. Call
Taking applications for 2 BD/2
Bath home located in Everetts
Mobile Home Park. Includes
water, sewer and garbage, $480
monthly, $300 deposit.
References required, apply in
person at Perry Repo Outlet, Ms.
BEST BARGAIN EVER!
You set the price. That's right. Just
tell me how much you want to pay
for choice office space in
downtown Perry at 224 N.
Jefferson St. Call Ken Smith. (850)
FOR LEASE: 2/2 completely
furnished, ready to move into,
immaculate condition. Perfect for
1-2 adults, no pets. Minimum one
year lease preferred but would
consider less for professionals on
shorter assignment. Call 584-
3681 for details and application.
Rooms available at Skylark Motel
everything included for monthly
$595 (required $45 deposit),
$175-$240 weekly or $40 daily
(tax included). 317 N. Byron Butler
Pkwy. (305) 970-1653.
--Under New Management --
2- 3 BR apartments available.
Special Move-In Pkg. Rent
based on income. Water/Gas
furnished. On-site Laundry.
Close to City/Water Parks,
Boys & Girls Club, and
Shopping Plazas. Public
TDD 711, EHO.
Section 8 Affordable Multifamily
Land for Sale. 1 acre lot with well,
septic tank, pole and shed,
minutes from Keaton Beach.
Asking $18,500 obo, (850) 843-
Land for Sale, 221 North between
Shiloh Church Rd. and Cairo
Parker Rd. 1 acre lots with paved
roads. Owner financing available.
Please call (386) 658-1346 or
Home for sale on the Econfina
River 10 minutes to the Gulf.
3BR/2BA, boathouse, boat
shelter, fish cleaning room.
$295,000 call (850) 584-7428 or
For sale. 2003 Lincoln Signature,
very good condition. For further
information call 584-2883.
06/13 08/10 CC, tfn
Pepsi Beverages Company -
Person. Full-time, fast-paced
position, 40 plus hours per week,
Class A CDL required. Pays
$11.94 hourly. Must be 21 yrs. or
older to apply. Apply on-line only
Nursing Adjuncts wanted at North
Florida Community College. See
www.nfcc.edu for details.
Domino's Pizza now hiring drivers.
Flexible hours, great pay, apply at
Taylor County Board of County
(Temporary season part time call
Boat Ramp Attendant
(Temporary Seasonal Call in Part
Time) Keaton Beach and
Road Maintenance Technician
(full time) -$8.04/hr
Fire Fighter/Paramedic (full
Applications and job description
can be obtained from
MOBILE CAREER LAB at Perry
Square (Save-A-Lot and Goodwill
parking lot) on Tuesdays,
Wednesday, or Thursdays 9:00
a.m. 4:00 p.m.; or Workforce.
Positions are open until filled.
Taylor County Board of
Commissioners is an EOE, VP DT
and background checking
A-13 Perry News-Herald August 10-11, 2012
The deadlines for classified ads are Monday by
5 p.m. for the Taco Times and Wednesday by
5 p.m. for the Perry News- Herald.
Small ads...big deals!
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RN Home Health
RN Float Pool
apply at DMH or
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Advent Christian Village
Current JOBS Line Advertisement
call (386)658-5627 or visit
24 hrs/day, 7 days/week
Be your BEST, Among the BEST
FT/PT long-term care setting;
Florida unrestricted certification &
current CPR required; prior long-
term care experience preferred.
Must be committed to the highest
quality of compassionate care.
FT positions include health,
dental, life, disability,
supplemental insurance; 403B
retirement account; paid time off,
access to onsite daycare and
fitness facilities. Apply in person at
Personnel Office Monday through
Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00
p.m., or fax resume/credentials to
(386) 658-5160. EOE/Drug-Free
08/10 08/22, ACV
Taylor Correctional Institution is
now hiring certified and trainee
correctional officers. Applications
may be submitted now until
August 31, 2012.
HOW TO APPLY To apply for a
correctional officer position, you
must: Submit a State of Florida
Application online at:
(Requisition # 70009907). Contact
Sgt. Dina Partin at Taylor Cl
Recruitment Office with any
questions or concerns. Provide an
email address on your application
that you monitor on a regular
Applicants must be at least 19
years of age with high school
diploma or equivalent, willing to
take a drug and physical exam
and possess a Valid Driver's
Applicants must pass a
background investigation, which
includes after July 1, 1981 no
felony convictions or a
misdemeanor involving perjury or
false statement, nor have received
dishonorable discharge from any
of the Armed Forces of the United
States. In addition, a
misdemeanor conviction of
domestic violence prohibits
The Department is an Equal
Opportunity Employer. If you
require an accommodation to
participate in the application
selection process, please contact
the hiring authority or personnel
office in advance. Certain
veterans and spouses of veterans
receive preference in employment
by the state as provided by
Chapter 295, Florida Statutes,
and are encouraged to apply.
08/08 08/24, TCI
Looking for a retired
or semi-retired, experienced
for a few days/week
Perry Newspapers, Inc.
Apply in person at
123 S. Jefferson St.
WE BUY GOLD, SILVER,
OLD COINS AND ALMOST
ANYTHING ELSE OF VALUE
Dries in 3-4 Hours Tile Floors Pet Odors
TREE CAPITAL CLEANING ,
, 584-CLEAN (584-2532) -,
DO YOU HAVE 2 YEARS CLASS A DRIVING
EXPERIENCE AND A SAFE DRIVING RECORD?
We have an abundance of freight and are looking
for qualified drivers, our package includes:
* Good Pay Aetna Health Insurance Quarterly
Safety Bonus Monthly/Yearly Awards
S.E. Regional Freight Dedicated Lanes
New Equipment 401K Paid Training
Paid Vacations Work Boot Program
Professional Uniforms with Cleaning Service
Call Betty at (813) 498-6747
or apply online @ www.walpoleinc.com
Mill Wright/Farm Mechanic.
Located 8 miles from Day in Lee,
FL. Applicants should have a
steady employment history and be
Email resumes to
07/11- 08/10, CC, ffn
Now Hiring Store Manager
We currently have opportunities
for a store manager in Madison
and Monticello area. The position
requires management experience.
Qualified candidates must have
excellent customer service and
employee relations skills. The
successful candidate will be
capable of operating in a fast
paced environment. Must have a
flexible schedule, be self
motivated, able to train, motivate
and prepare employees for
greater responsibilities and have
effective communications skills.
Performance-based pay increases
Paid vacation, holidays
Fax Resume to 850-973-2116
08/03 08/15, FTF
Would you like to work in Health
Care? Become a CNA! Quest
Training offers a nurse taught 40
hour prep class. No GED required
if age 18, no TABE testing, day
and evening classes. Call (386)
362-1065 for information and
Swann Bonding Agency
EARL SWANN BAIL BONDS
IWhvre Evenrday Is". s
Sesock Tree Service
Free (and best) Estimates
Dependable & Reliable
Licensed & Insured
52' bucket Truck
Accepts Credit Cards
(850) 591-8301 cell.
JM Handyman Home Repairs,
LLC Pressure washing, painting,
concrete, wood decks, Ceramic
tile, laminate wood available,
Mobile Home Repairs, RV Leak
Repairs. 838-6077 or 584-2270.
TALL TIMBER TREE SERVICE
*Bucket truck use
*Free Estimates* and
850-838-5923 or 850-584-8191
Mark A. Moneyhan
Licensed and Insured
Certified Quality Specialist.
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A to Z Farm and Lawn Service
Land clearing, tree trimming/
removal, dump truck service,
harrowing, bush hog mowing, rake
work, dirt leveling and complete
lawn service. Call 584-6737.
Carpet, Vinyl and Repairs. Will
beat all prices. Call 850-838-9050.
If no answer please a leave
J.D."s Tree Service and Lawn
Care. Licensed and insured. Free
estimates. We also grind stumps.
Call today 838-1280. Firewood for
Advertisement for Bids
Taylor Coastal Water & Sewer
18820 Beach Road
Perry, FL 32348
Separate sealed Bids for theHello, I'm Cline Moore and I want to be your Taylor County Judge.
construction of approximately
4.3 miles of HDPE low pressure
wastewater collection lines (1.25- As is the case with any lawyer who has been practicing for any period of time, I have handled cases
inch to 2-inch diameter lines),
approximately 13 grinder pump in front of every County and Circuit Court Judge in the Third Judicial Circuit, and many other County and
station in stalloations, valves, site
work and restore ten a ll Circuit Courts throughout the State of Florida I have successfully argued and won cases in the District
other work and appurtenances
necessary for a complete Courts of Appeal, and I am admitted to the Florida Supreme Court.
Taylor Coastal Water & Sewer
District at the office of Taylor However, I have chosen to dedicate most of my practice and my time to representing clients
Coastal Water & Sewer District
until 2:00 PM Local Time, here-in Taylor County-in our Courthouse-in our Courtroom-in front of our County Judge and Circuit
September 11, 2012, and then at
said office publicly opened and Judge. I have represented the people of Taylor County in cases involving criminal law, family law real
The Contract Documents may estate transactions, probate, guardianships, and everything in between. I even handled a divorce case
be examined at the following
locationoastal Woater & Sewer nce.where we actually had to argue about pet visitation.
District Office, 18820 Beach
Road, Perry, FL 32348 1 have also worked with (and hopefully for) many of the people of Taylor County on the many
Office of the Engineer Jones
Edmunds & Associates, Inc. community and civic organizations for which I have volunteered over the years. Many of you have met
730 NE Waldo Road, Gainesville,
FL 32641 me through those.
Copies of the Contract
Documents may be obtained by
contacting the Issuing Office of The people of Taylor County should be confident that their County Judge knows Taylor County, and
the Engineer, located at 730 NE
Waldo Road, Gainesville, FL knows them. I know Taylor County and the people here, and if elected, I have no other responsibilities
32641 upon payment of $225 for
each set, than that of beingyour County Judge,
The Contract Document fee is
non-refundable, Please contact
Ms. Carly Roach, Construction I humbly and sincerely ask for your vote as Taylor County Judge.
Project Coordinator, for plans,
specifications, bidder's list, and Thank You,
questions at 352-377-5821 or .
This project is funded by USDA
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A pre-bid meeting (non- Cline Moore
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SMALL TOWN VALUES
Being raised in our district, and having worked most of my
career locally, I understand the importance we hold for family
and service to this country.
FISCAL RESTRAINT, LOCAL
Tallahassee does not understand what is best for us. With more
budget cuts looming, we need someone who will stand up and
say enough is enough. I will demand the state return local
control to local leaders.
PROTECTING OUR PRISONS, OUR
A.3. Smith spent more than two decades in the field of law
enforcement. He understands the men and women who make
up our correctional industry. These friends and neighbors are
critical to both our saftey and our local economy.
people of North Florida deserve a strong voice with strong values -
one who will stand up for our families and our way of life. Rising from
ost humble of beginnings right here at home, A. J.'s legacy is one of
ig for the people of North Florida. Whether as a SWAT commander or
e co-founder of Cops for Kids, A. J. Smith is a leader who has devoted
reer to defending our values and our families.
E( VISION' IIAKER
Florida's citizens deserve someone in Tallahassee who can make
decisions. The ability to make wise decisions in difficult situations is
thing A. 3. has learned to do in almost 30 years of serving people at
cal and state level. A. 3. Smith understands that now is a time to not
york hard, but to work smart.
SOMEONE WE C(AN TRUST
I was raised in this district, from the Gulf Coast sand to the Big Bend's
red dirt pastures and farmstto the Big Send's
reud dirt pastures and farms this is my home That is why I have been
proud to put my life on the line defending our communities and our
values. Now, I am ready and willing to fight for you every step of the way
at our state capitol.
After nearly three decades in law enforcement, I havelearned that public
service is not a 9-to-5 job. As a deputy sheriff and law enforcement
leader, I understand that service means being available 24 hours a day.
That is how I see serving as your State Representative. Every day, all
Please know that if elected as your representative, I will be there when
you need me, regardless of the time or circumstance, Call me on my cell
phone (850-251-9021). I look forward to hearing from you.
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DISTRICT 7 .
Jamey Westbrook has owned and operated the same well-drilling business for 35 years. He
has farmed for 25 years, is a member of the NRA and has been married for 31 years to Dr. Gayle
Westbrook, a school principal.
Too many folks in Tallahassee don't care about our small counties,.,Jamey will set them straight.
Fearless Leadership For Our Small Counties!
Calhoun Franklin Gulf* Jefferson Lafayette
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"I promise I'll be available in your community, setting up offices throughout the
district and meeting with you one-on-one. I understand the many issues facing us today
like job creation and government over-regulation, high gas prices, the condition of our
roads, energy, education, immigration and of course health-care as well as the high cost
of homeowners insurance and insurance in general. We have taxes, food prices, our
second amendment rights and of course water issues and environmental concerns. I
will work to see that a hunter is appointed to the Florida Wildlife Commission".
Contact Jamey at (850) 526-8450
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For those of you that do not know my Dad, Leonard Bembry, I would like to give you a
little personal background from a daughter's perspective. I believe that when you learn more
about Leonard Bembry and his values, he will be your choice for U.S. Congress.
My dad is one of the most dedicated and determined people I know. I have watched him
as a community leader, farmer, businessman, state representative, and most importantly
as a father and grandfather. He has always been the spiritual leader of our family and I
know his faith and dedication to serving you in Washington will outweigh even what I have
experienced in the past.
He and my mom raised us on our family farm in Madison County. In those days we grew
row crops and tobacco and as the youngest of three children I was always looking for a way
to get out of work in the tobacco field. I fondly remember getting to escape by going with my
Dad every other Friday to the tobacco warehouse in Valdosta, Georgia. He would talk to me
during that long ride and I remember him telling me, "Our true character is judged by the
degree to which we are willing to keep our commitments to others." I did not fully understand
what he meant when I was a child, but I have watched him live his life by this principle.
Of course Dad was also running a small business in Tallahassee which he did for over
40 years and certainly faced some tough economic times over the years. Whether it was
working on the farm, running his business, or representing us in the Florida House, I can
honestly say with conviction that he made it because he is the hardest workingman I know.
That personal experience is why my Dad is committed to the way of life we lead as the
small business owners, farmers and middle class families of North Florida. He doesn't need
a lobbyist to tell him the issues important to you, he has lived them. My Dad will be dedicated
to stand up for these issues and he is solidly committed to ensuring that our issues in North
Florida are heard in Washington.
In his four years in the Florida House, Dad has often said that his position as a legislator
is to loyally represent the people's interest. He has stood up to the special interests for the
communities he represents, and the people who live there. His seat in the Florida House
belongs to the people of the district and his seat in the US House will belong to you and all
of the people he will tirelessly represent in Washington D.C.
I feel lucky to have been molded by the principles by which my Dad lives, and my.husband
and I strive to raise our children much the same way. I know we would be fortunate to have
him as our voice in the United States Congress.
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... to fight Prison Privatization -"I will oppose any efforts to privatize the state-operated prisons in our area and put our
local people out of work:'
... to oppose New Taxes -"You will not find me advocating for any new taxes. I will fight the state budget cuts that endanger
the vulnerable and put our friends and neighbors out of work, but this is one Democrat that will not ask you to pay more in taxes."
... to support Public Education --"I'm a former teacher and I know public education is important. I intend to support our
teachers, administrators and public schools as a member of the legislature."
... to listen to the People -"I will advocate for the working people and their families like the people who live off the land and the
water, retirees, police officers and small business owners who labor every day and make up the rural communities in our district."
... to create Jobs -"We need jobs and economic development that are compatible with our rural communities and lifestyle. I
have brought jobs into my community as an elected official and I will bring jobs into our district as your State Rep."
..^. to preserve our Heritage -"I have hunted and fished in the rivers, bays and woods
.. '.. around these parts for a very long time. I want those same opportunities for my children
.. ..... .:: a" and grandchildren. That is why I will fight against those who seek to damage the
S' environment, dry up our rivers, scar our landscape and change the way of life in
Robert Hill is a public servant we can trust
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