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The State of the City...


Quincy City Manager Willie Earl Banks drew his
employees together last week to explain just where
the city is financially and how it affects them.
See Page 3 1


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We goofed!


And thanks to an untold number
of phone calls to our office this
week, we know you noticed.
Thank you. Three stories on our
front page were supposed to have
continued to inside pages. They
didn't, thanks to the very human
error of the publisher. The infor-
mation contained in the rest of the
stories was either background
material or covered in other stories
in this issue. Those of you who
would like to read them, however,
can do so on our website: '
www.gadcotimes.com. We apolo-
gize to our readers for the error.

Gretna

Gretna is getting ready to
:grow. The city's commissioners
took a look at its comprehen-
sive plan this week.
Page 5


Hentz Fletcher
A former Gadsden County
Commissioner has died.
Page 4


MLK Day
Gadsden County residents
will be celebrating Martin
Luther King Jr.'s birthday at
several locations. Several
announcements are scattered
throughout this issue, but
you'll find the official celebra-
tions on...
Page 5


Banks keeps city man


Contract, however,
awaits negotiations
by BYRON SPIRES
Times Staff Writer
Willie Earl Banks will continue at the helm
of the City of Quincy, at least for a while.


Three commissioners, Keith Dowdell, Der-
rick Elias, and Mayor Sherrie Taylor voted to
keep Banks at Tuesday night's meeting. Com-
missioners Andy Gay and Finley Cook voted
against reappointing Banks.
Taylor, who made the deciding vote, did not
take her vote lightly.
Although the issues in the city manager's


new contract will need to be ironed out, Tay-
lor said that she had some expectations for the
manager.
Taylor said that in three months if there were
not certain changes in the city that "my vote
will be a resounding no" to keep Banks. She
gave him a list of expectations for the city:
-With regards to the finance department she


her's job

said she wanted a CPA with a government
background.
-As for human resources, Taylor said she'
wanted a survey of employees to make sure:
that their needs were being meet.
-The police department, she said, needed:
See BANKS on Page 9:


Gretna clinic


asks for county


funds to operate


Photo by Alice DuPont
Officers search the car from which Danny White fled after a traffic stop near the St. John School. Drugs were
found in the car and another person was arrested at the scene. White eluded police and dogs.


Fugitive puts school to test


St. John 'does it right' as man
flees police, dogs near school

by ALICE DU PONT
Times Editor

A routine traffic stop near St. John Elementary School
on the Bainbridge Highway, north of Quincy, put the
school through a safety test early Tuesday afternoon and


they passed with flying colors. "The principal, the assis-
tant, the teachers, the students did everything right.
They are to be commended," said Major David Ganious
of the Gadsden County Sheriff's Office.
According to Ganious this is what happened:
Around 2:30 p.m. a call on the police radio stated that a
Florida Highway Patrol Trooper was chasing a suspect
on foot near the school. Members of the GCSO went to
assist the officer. Ganious said the county's dispatcher
called the school to alert school officials.
See FUGITIVE on Page 9


by ALICE DU PONT
Times Editor

Dr. Jaibun Earp, Ph.D., ARNP, pro-
fessor and director of the FAMU
Wellness Center in Gretna told the
board of county commissioners that
the clinic needs the county's finan-
cial help if it is to remain open.
"The clinic is faced with closing
because of the lack of funding. We
are the only clinic serving the citi-
zens in the western portion the
county. We don't want to lose the
clinic," she said.
The FAMU School of Nursing has
operated the Gretna Clinic for two
days per week for the past seven
years. Money from the county has
been requested in the past but was,
not approved and there are no funds
approved in the 2006 budget.
"The main reason I am seeking
your assistance is due to the fact that
a nurse practitioner assigned to the
clinic has resigned and the School of
Nursing has severe faculty short-
ages, which precludes anyone from
being assigned to the clinic. There-
fore, a part-time nurse practitioner


needs to be hired to ensure continu-
ation of operation," she wrote.
Earp said that she has worked hard
to secure funding. "As a result, there.
is a legislative appropriation for the'
clinic in the amount of $375,000.:
However, according to Representa-:
tive Richardson, this appropriation'
is being blocked by Florida State
University," Earp wrote in a letter to.
commissioners.
Tuesday night she said the money
was somehow tied to the FSU Chi-:
ropractic School that was only par-:
tially funded. Earp said that since:
the hospital closed the number of.
clients they are seeing has doubled.:
Another issue is one of transportation,
and the need for the clinic t, i -main
opek.
"There is no transportation.
Although Gretna is just four miles
from Quincy.. People can't get
through to Big Bend Transit and
some people don't have the money,"
Earp said.
Elnora Edding asked the commis-
sioners to do what they could to help
save the clinic. "I thank God for the
See COMMISSION on Page 9


Standing-room-only crowd hears Nelson on immigration, voting rights, war


by ALICE DU PONT
Times Editor

The last time Sen. Bill Nelson (D-
Florida) held a town meeting, barely 10
people showed up.
That wasn't the case last Friday morn-
ing at the Gadsden Arts Center. More
than 100 people took up all of the seats,
lined the walls and stood in the lobby
area to hear what the senator, who runs
for re-election this year, had to say.
"I don't have a prepared speech. If it's
alright, I'd like for you all to just ask me
questions and I'll do my best to answer
them," he said, after breaking the ice
with anecdotes about his son and intro-
ducing his aides, Quincy native Brenda
Perkins Strickland and Pete Mitchell.
Some of the issues Nelson said he is
hearing as he travels the state include
undocumented workers, hurricane relief
and the confirmation of Supreme Court
nominee Samuel Alito.
"There are two sides to the undocu-
mented workers dilemma. First, we have
to protect our borders. A lot of people are
coming through illegally. In one section
alone in Arizona, over 800 people a day
:are streaming in. Some are people who
want to get jobs, but there are other peo-
iplw who want to get in and do us harm,"


he said.
Many businesses, said Nelson, depend
on the illegal workers as a labor force
especially in agricultural and construc-
tion. "The question then becomes how
do you balance the need for a labor pool
and still protect our borders?" he asked,
while admitting that he and many mem-
bers of the Senate are struggling to get an
answer.
Some people have suggested using
Drones, pilotless aircraft, to patrol the
borders and augment the border patrol.
While the idea deserves consideration,
Nelson said, it is unrealistic to think that
people will simply turn around. Even if
they stopped today, there are still 10 mil-
lion illegal aliens in the United States,
Nelson said.
County Commissioner Brenda Holt
asked his views on the Voting Rights Act
that was enacted 30 years ago and sched-
uled to run out in 2007. The Act ensured
African-Americans the right to vote.
"It's a shame that in'2006 that this is an
issue. You [everyone in the country] have
the right to vote and you have the right to
have your vote counted. I do not believe
Attorney General John Ashcroft enforced
the civil rights laws of the country," he
said.
See NELSON on Page 9


Undocumented
workers:
"The question
then becomes how
do you balance
the need for a
labor pool and


still protect
borders?"


our


Voting rights:
"It's a shame that
in 2006 that this is
an issue."

The war:
"I sat in top secret
briefings by top
people and what I
was told was not
the truth. What
was worse is what
I was not told."


Photo by Byron Spires
Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Florida) stopped in Quincy last week to hold a Town Hall Meeting. A standing room only
crowd asked Nelson questions for more than an hour about federal policies. Others voiced their satisfaction
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Quincy Commission deals with garbage, hospital, bridge


:by BYRON SPIRES
'Times Staff Writer

Complaints from Quincy resi-
dents about their garbage pick-up
over the last three weeks had several
-commissioners questioning Waste
-Management's contract with the
-city.
According to public works direc-
tor Gene Tucker, a series of unfortu-
-nate events slowed down the last
-few weeks' garbage collections. In
-addition to replacing employees,
-Tucker said Waste Management had
.truck problems.
Waste Management contracts
*with the city to do garbage pick-up.
Tucker said that his department
-had worked with the Waste Manage-
,ment crews to catch up the garbage
,collections and like the commission-
2ers he, too, was receiving calls from
.residents.
2 Commissioner Andy Gay said
That he had found out what makes
people mad. It was when they did
.not get their garbage picked up.
Gay and commissioner Derrick,
Ilias asked city attorney Jack
V'McLean 'what should be done to
make sure that Waste Management
.adhered to its contract.
* McLean said there were contract
issues that could be brought to bear
if necessary.
It was suggested that McLean
.send their management a letter about
'the service problems.
- Tucker said that he had asked that
someone from Waste Management
'be at the meeting, but they were
unable to attend. He said that there
"was a meeting set up with their man-
,agement, McLean and himself for
Friday morning.
Mayor Sherrie Taylor asked that
;:some compensation for residents
'who did not have their garbage col-
:lected be reimbursed for the missed
.services.
In other business:
Commissioners heard a report
from McLean that the hospital's util-
ities had been cut off again.
Ashford Management had not
lived up to its agreement after filing
'bankruptcy and failed to pay their
'utility bill. The city had received a
'$20,000 cash deposit up front when
-the utilities were turned back on.
pMcLean iaid, t.he iri'', was used to
tpay the bill The cit:y *Ctil has ia


$107,000 claim in the bankruptcy
court from Ashford's previous bills.
McLean said he was meeting with
the bankruptcy court Wednesday to
continue negotiations for the city's
money.


In a related issue McLean said
that General Electric Corporation
had placed a $30,000 pre-payment
for utilities with the city for use of
the hospital. GE, he said, was owed
$3 million by Ashford and is


allowed by the courts to attempt to
collect the money from Ashford's
accounts receivable. In order to do
that McLean said GE needed access
to Ashford's computers.
The pre-payment McLean said


would be enough to operate the hos-
pital for at least a month. He said the
maximum bill in the past had been
$18,000. McLean added that GE
would have to pre-pay for any addi-
tional utilities if they decide to stay


longer than a month.
Taylor asked about the progress
of the Stewart Street bridge. Tucker
said that the contractors- were on

See CITY on Page 4







Gadsden County Times January 12, 2006 3


Banks gives "State of Quincy" address


by BYRON SPIRES
Times Staff Writer

Quincy's city manager Willie
Earl Banks brought all of the city's
employees under one roof last
Thursday morning for the first ever
"state of Quincy" address.
In Banks' unprecedented speech
to the 168 employees of the city he
said that "the city is meeting its
financial obligations."
Banks had brought all of the
city's employees together to ease
qualms and dispel rumors that the
city was not solvent.
About the city's financial status
Banks had this to say: "First let me
say that the city is meeting its finan-
cial obligations. Every employee
has been paid on time and benefits
contributions like retirement and
health insurance are all current."
Banks explained that the city's
problem was two fold.
First, he said the city was facing
a cash flow problem. Cash flow is
the amount of cash left over after
the city has paid all of its expenses.
Banks added that the city com-
mission adopts a budget each year
which goes into effect on October 1.
The budget, he said, is based on
estimates of revenue that the city is
going to collect during the fiscal
year.
As an example of how the budget
works Banks explained that if the.
recreation department has a budget
of $1 million, that does not mean
that the department on October 1
can spend $1 million, because the
city realizes revenues over the
entire year.
In order to give the city money to
operate on October 1, Banks said
spending must be reduced during
the end of the closing fiscal year in
order to utilize what was termed by
the former finance director as a
"float." This means that over the fis-
cal year we have to spend money
strategically," Banks concluded.
"In short, I mean we have to
maintain our monthly spending at a
level' that is consistent with the


City manager Willie Earl Banks speaks to the city's employees at last weeKs
"State of Quincy" meeting held at the Joe Ferolito Jr. Recreation Center
photo by Byron Spires


amount of money collected from
our various revenue sources like
utility payments and property
taxes," Banks said.
Banks said that to match rev-
enues with expenditures was not an
easy task, saying that the city did
not know when a $20,000 electric
transformer or an engine in a police
car may go bad.
"So we try to manage the every-
day reality of operating a full serv-
ice city with the amount of revenue
we have coming in," 'Banks said.
Banks said that an article in the
Gadsden County Times a few
months ago stated that the former
city finance director said that a city
with over $8 million in the bank is
not broke. Banks explained the
statement by saying, "While her
statement was true, the reality of the
statement was most of the money
was or is in restricted investments
that the city can not access."
Again Banks talked about the
city's financial status.
"The city is not broke," Banks
said adding that, "due to cash flow


issues we are unable to do some of
the things that we have traditionally
done, such as leave buy-back and
merit raises.
"I want to assure each of you that
you will get your merit raises
retroactive to October 1, 2005,"
Banks stated.
Banks said he could not give the
exact time the raises will be handed
out.
The city manager then answered
several questions he had received
from department directors for the
meeting.
"I am not aware of any current
employee who has defrauded or
stolen money from the city," Banks
said about questions he had con-
cerning recent allegations.
Banks said that if an employee is
suspected of fraud or theft the city
has responsibility to investigate the
allegations.
"I can assure you that if you
defraud or steal from this city gov-
ernment, you will be dealt with by
loss of your job or criminal prose-
cution," Banks said.


Banks went on to say that on
December 28 he directed the pur-
chasing officer at the request of the
city commission to issue a request
for a proposal for an accounting
firm to conduct a forensic audit of
the city books. He said that the audit
should begin on or before February
15, 2006.
"All and I mean all, of the city
books will be opened for examina-
tion," Banks said.
Banks informed the employees
that a spending freeze and hiring
freeze are in place in hopes of
avoiding any layoffs.
He asked the city employees to
give 125 percent of their effort to
work for the city.
"Your productivity or lack
thereof has just as much impact on
this government as the finances,"
Banks said.
Banks said that the city did not
owe the employees or him anything
but compensation for the work that
is done. Banks said that if city
employees give 125 percent they
will be rewarded.
Banks said he would be meeting
over the next few weeks with each
department to discuss department
and personnel issues. "We will
work together to make our work
place a better place for all," Banks
said.
Banks said there would be some
changes coming in the future.
Plans are for requiring all employ-
ees to receive their checks via direct
deposit.
There are no plans he said to
change the city's retirement system,
but the city will be providing more
investment opportunities.
There will be a change, in the
near future, Banks said, of the
method of making retirement con-
tributions from checks to electronic
payments.
Banks concluded his speech by
saying, "Let's spend our time going
forward helping and supporting
each other in making the City of
Quincy a premier city,"


Moore takes the helm of new Piggly Wiggly grocery store


forward to the opening of the
store and to seeing the people of
-Gads4en,.,County on a daily
b.asis.-" NMoore ,.ii. ,:i.,.;". .
"I have known Roy for over 17
years .and couldn't have found a
better partner. Before my dad
(W.R. McDaniel) and I purchased
the IGA in Sneads in 1988...I was
sent over [to Quincy] to train
under Roy. Not only did I develop
a life-long friend, but I also
gained a wealth of knowledge
about the grocery business,"
McDaniel. He added that when
the facility opens he wants cus-
tomers to feel that the old days
have been brought back "when
customers came first and there
was an exciting place to go gro-
cery shopping."


ont of the construction for the new Piggly Wiggly
stick Road and US 90 West .
Photo by Alice DuPont
et. doing what he likes and to remain
e is also an in the community ,that he said he
o continue has grown to love. "I'm looking

Jim Reeves wed


dross' "Here and Now" sung by
Sean.
The 200-plus guests, some of
whom traveled from as far away as
Canada, Connecticut, the Carolinas,
Georgia, Texas, Florida and Jamaica
to attend the gala, later retreated to
L'Affaire Fine Dining for the recep-
tion.
The newlyweds will honeymoon
in Montego Bay, Jamaica and will
reside in North Plainfied, NJ.


WhIen ihe doors often wi
gly W\iggly ..' ing open on 'or
about March 15, a familiar face
will :be there to greet the cus-
tomers. Roy Moore, who only a
week ago announced he was leav-
ing the Quincy IGA after 24
years, has become a partner with
Piggly Wiggly Alabama Distribu-
tion Co. of Bessemer, AL and
Kevin McDaniel of W.K.M. Prop-
erties.
"We are very proud of the part-
nership and excited about enter-
ing the Quincy market, and to
have Mr. Moore on board. He is
going to be a tremendous asset to Roy Moore stands in frc
our company. He will be co- Store at the comer of Bo
owner and responsible for overall
store operations," said McDaniel,
one of the Piggly Wiggly Florida- on West Jefferson Strei
area owners and developer of the Moore said the mov
Gadsden West Shopping Center opportunity for him t

Vernessia Young and


Vemessia Young and Jim Reeves
celebrated their love by uniting in
holy matrimony on Saturday,
December 3, 2005 at the New Hope
Baptist Church of East Orange, NJ.
The Rev. Dwight D. Gill, pastor of
the church performed the double-
ring ceremony.
Vernessia is the daughter of R.C.
and Claudette Grimes of Quincy.
She looked radiant in an empire
waist ivory gown enhanced with
organza and pearls with a formal
train and pearl accessories. The
lovely ladies of the bridal party were
the epitome of elegance in their
navy and silver gowns. Tani Moten
(sister of the bride) was matron of
honor, Lisa Ray (cousin of the
bride) was maid of honor, and
bridesmaids were Cheryl Wilson
and Letticia Graham. The bridal
angels, Brittney Wilson and Kierra
Graham were indeed angelic in
ivory as they dropped rose petals
down the aisle.
Let's not forget the men in the
party led by the very handsome
groon, Jim, He is the son of Merna
Benwell and Ervin Reeves. He was
dressed in black formal wear with a
silver vest. His best men, Ricky
Smith and Samir Vaughn, and
groomsmen, Andre Mills and Chris
Rappaport were dashing in black
tuxedos. Our little prince charming
were Al-Quabir Canzater broom
carrier and James Reeves (son of the
groom) ring bearer, Andrew Moten,
Jr. and Ernest Whitaker were ushers.
The mother of the bride looked
regal in a silver beaded dress'and the
groom's mother was equally stun-
ning in a black ankle length beaded


dress.
Renowned tenor, Curtis Watkins,
sang a soul stirring rendition of the
Lord's Prayer. The bride,, escorted
by her dad, marched in to Atlantic
Starr's "Always" sung by Sean Pul-
ley and Valeria Newsome accompa-
nied by Curtis. The bridal party
marched in to Stevie Wonder's
"Ribbon in the Sky." After the cere-
mony, the bridal party left the
church to the strains of Luther Van-


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to hear what they have to
say, you'll like it anyway.
I like politicians. I have
worked for some of the best.
I think for the most part
when they start out they are
sincere and really want to
shake up the world with
their idealism. The agendas
are chock full of ways to
make the lives of the less
fortunate more equitable.
Then, of course, reality sets
in and they are face-to-face
with the fact that in order to
get some of what they want,
they'll have to go along with
their comrades who may not
have the interests of the
poor and downtrodden at
heart. In short, they have to
learn to play the game.
I have watched Sen. Bill
Nelson go from Florida poli-
itician, to Insurance Com-
missioner to U.S. Senator.
He has learned to play the


Question not answered


Dear Editor:

Upon attending the meeting
last Friday at the Gadsden Art
Center, I found, that there's a
dark cloud that still lingers over
this nation. Some very good
questions were put forth to
United States Senator Nelson,
but none in my opinion as
important to all of us as the one
asked by Commissioner Holt. It
was obvious that Senator Bill
Nelson was unprepared for such
a reasonable question posed to
him by Commissioner Holt, so
in reality he side-stepped it to
the best of his ability. Here is
the question Commissioner
Holt asked Senator Bill Nelson:
in 2007 the Voters Right Act
will end therefore ending the
right to vote for all Black Peo-
ple in the United States, there-
fore what are you Senator Nel-
son doing in Washington D.C.
to make sure Blacks in this
country get the right to vote per-
manently? The senator stated
that it was a shame that this still
had to be done in 2006 (contin-
uing the right to vote for Black
Americans), then referred to the
2000 election. But Senator Nel-
son never answered Commis-
sioner Holt's question about
what was he doing to insure that
this country will not take the
voting rights from All Black
People in this county by the end
of 2007. Fellow citizens this
shouldn't be an issue whether or
not the Voters Rights Act should


game. He had most of the
crowd eating out of his
hands Friday morning when
he hosted a Town Hall meet-
ing here. By the time the 90-
minute session was over,
people in the audience were
calling for a round of
applause for Nelson. I was
waiting for somebody to
break out with "hip, hip hur-
ray" but that didn't happen.
The crowd was so "Nelson-
fied" he was having a hard
time getting out of the room
to go on to his next stop in
Liberty County. He even
invited people to join his lit-
tle caravan if they still need
more of Bill Nelson. He
could have been a rock star
the way people crowded
around him, just to shake his
hand or take a picture with
him.
But Friday morning was a
politician's, especially one
running for re-election,
dream. The crowd was
friendly, they got there early
and stayed late. Applause
was spontaneous. Toward
the'-end of the question and
answer period it seemed that
people just wanted to say
something to make him


be made permanently in this day
and age.
Let me get this straight,
African Americans, Whites,
Hispanics and others, are fight-
ing and dying in Iraq trying to
establish a permanent demo-
cratic government for those
people that are not Americans.
But those same African-Ameri-
cans upon returning home will
have to hope that Congress and
the president will extend their
Voters rights Act for x amount
of years and not give those
rights to Blacks permanently!
Shame! Shame! Shame! What
qualifications must any person


happy. He was presented a
nicely framed picture of the
Courthouse to hang some-
place. One man tried, but
failed, to present Nelson
with a bunch of flowers and
several satsuma fruit. I
couldn't see if anyone gave
him anything else as the
crowd to be near him pushed
me aside.
I can't say what his recep-
tion was in other places he
visited Friday, but he cer-
tainly started out on a high
note here. The momentum
he had when he floated out
of Gadsden County could
have kept his spirits up all
day even if he faced heck-
lers at other stops.
Bill Nelson has learned the
political game well. The
people he represents in this
little corner of Florida are
pretty pleased with him. But
then, another politician said
all Democrats are in favor
because the nation is so out
of favor with the Republi-
cans.
Could be. Nelson did talk
about the pendulum that
swung toward the Republi-
cans years ago is beginning
to swing back the other way.

have to be an American? I sup-
pose that there are some clouds
that are a little more difficult to
pass over than others. Finally I
close by saying Commissioner
Holt keep on asking the difficult
questions, including the one
about all these large housing
developments on septic tanks
and the short and long term
affects they will have on Gads-
den County's drinking water
supply.
I would like to. thank every-
one for their support during the
last 10 months.

Pastor John Battles


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I have found the conspiracy.
Yes, that's right, there is a
conspiracy and I know exactly
who is involved.
It took me awhile to figure it
out, but after some investiga-
tive reporting and just plan
luck I found it.
The ones that are involved
are real good at it. You got to
really know where to look to
get to the bottom of the con-.
spiracy and find out who the
real masterminds of the con-
spiracy are.
There has been a lot of talk
about it, but very few facts
have emerged to verify that
there really is a conspiracy.
It wasn't until about a year
ago that I began to see that
there might be some truth to
the conspiracy that everyone
seems to talk so much about.
I overheard a conversation
as I stood in line at a fast food
restaurant about the conspiracy.
One fellow told another fellow
that he had overheard two men
talking about the conspiracy.
According to the conversa-
tion I overheard about the con-
versation the one fellow over-
heard of the two fellows talk-
ing, there was in fact a conspir-
acy.
The two fellows I was over-
hearing got their food order and
left before I could get all of the
facts about the conspiracy.
But, I heard one of them say
as they walked out of the
restaurant that everyone would
be surprised when they found
out who was behind the con-
spiracy.
Overhearing that conversa-
tion whet my appetite to find
out who was at the bottom of
the conspiracy. I knew when I
heard that I would be surprised
at who was in charge of the
conspiracy that I would need to
know who was the driving


force behind the conspiracy.
Less than a week later I got
another clue.
As I walked across the park-
ing lot of one of our supermar-
kets to my car I spotted a note
by the front wheel.
The note appeared to be on a
piece of cardboard box and
read, "Just do it."
Certainly this was a note
from one of the conspirators to
another conspirator that it was
time to enforce the conspiracy.
Undoubtedly one of the con-
spirators had dropped the note
by accident.
Another piece of the puzzle
fell into place the next day.
I got a phone call from
someone who said they also
were convinced there was a
conspiracy. In fact they said
there had been a conspiracy to
cover up the conspiracy that I
had been looking for.
The person told me that they,
too, had overheard someone
talking about the conspiracy to
cover up the conspiracy in a
line to buy some lottery tickets.
According to the person who
had overheard someone talking
about the conspiracy to cover
up:the conspiracy, a lot of mis-
information has gone out to
confuse people about there
really being a conspiracy to
start with.
At the top of the list of mis-
information was the statement
that there was not a conspiracy
at all, it was just a figment of
the overactive imaginations of
people who thought there really
was a conspiracy.
I was devastated. Not only
had I stumbled into a conspir-
acy, but now there was a con-
spiracy to cover up the conspir-
acy I was trying so desperately
to get to the bottom of.
It was at this point that fig-
ured out who was at the bottom


of the conspiracy.
There had to be a conspiracy
or why was so much confusion
generated about there not being
a conspiracy if in fact there was
not a conspiracy.
Is it the government, is it the
politicians, is it the video
games or is it some alien, I
thought.,
No, that's too simple. The
conspiracy is much more com-
plicated.
The conspiracy is us, we're
the culprits.
Collectively we are the con-
spiracy.
Sadly we are the common
denominator in the conspiracy.
We voted these people into
office. We gave them positions
of power. We allowed them to
have free rein. We use their
inventions, we watch their
shows or read their commen-
taries. We depend on them for
transportation or fuel. And the
list goes on and on doesn't it?
And at the same time we
have no control over them. Yes,
it is us, we, the public, the
members, the cast, the team,
the stockholders, the unions,
the voters, and again the list is
endless.
As you read through this
article which conspiracy did
you think I was writing about?
I'm sure you had one in mind.
I can certainly think of at
least a hundred more I could
have mentioned.
And yes, there are plenty of
conspiracies out there to chose
from.
So, what do "we" do about
the conspiracy?
I really don't know.
It has taken me years to fig-
ure out who was at the bottom
of the conspiracy.
I'll settle for that now and let
you figure out what to do about
it.


Former county commissioner Hentz Fletcher dies


by ALICE DU PONT
Times Editor

"The County finds itself at a
great loss," said Gadsden County
Commission Chariman Ed Dixon,
on the death of former county
commissioner E. Hentz Fletcher.
Jr. A graveside service will be held
Friday, Jan. 13, at 11 a.m. at Hill-
crest Cemetery in Quincy. The
family will recieve friends at the
family home, 600 North 14th
Street, Jan. 12, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Fletcher, 64, passed away Janu-
ary 10 in Tallahassee. He served
on the Board of County Commis-
sioners from 1994 to 2002. "He
was always a good guy. He was
genuine and one of the better com-
missioners to ever sit on this
board. He was the swing vote on
many issues, but more often (than
not)he wanted to find the happy
compromise. He wanted to make
everybody happy," Dixon said.
Fellow commissioner Sterling
Watson, who served the entire
eight years with Fletcher, said he
was always impressed with how
well connected Fletcher was and
how much he could get done with
a telephone call. He recalled the
time when a church in rural Gads-
den County wanted to expand but
could not because of a road. "He
knew the owner of the property
and he called him up and the man


donated the land," Watson said.
He was known by fellow commis-
sioners as one who didn't appreci-
ate small talk and prolonging
meetings. "He would bring a
meeting to an end," Dixon said.
Fletcher was a graduate of
Greensboro High School where he
served as Student Body President.
He attended Stetson University in
Deland before graduating in 1965
from LaGrange College in
LaGrange, GA, where he was a
member of Pi Kappa Alpha frater-
nity.
Boards and organizations
included: director and member of
the Advisory Board of First
Florida Banks, N.A., director of
the former Quincy State Bank, and
past president and director of the
West Florida Livestock Associa-
tion. He was also a charter mem-
ber of the Robert F. Munroe
School Board of Directors and
served for eight years on the board
of the Northwest Florida Water
Management District.
Until 1998 he owned and oper-
ated the Fletcher Company. He
was also actively involved in the
development of Fletcher Nursery,
serving as president.
He is survived by his wife Sandra
Sapp Fletcher of Quincy; a daugh-
ter and son-in-law, Libby and Tom
Duffy of Tallahassee; a son,
Edward Hentz Fletcher III of


Quincy; his parents, Edward and
Betty Fellows Fletcher of Quincy;
and a sister, Judge Suzanne F.
Hood of Tallahassee.
Memorial contributions can be
made to Big Bend Hospice, 1732
Mahan Ctr. Blvd., Tallahassee, FL
32308.
Charles McClellan Funeral Home
in Quincy has charge of arrange-
ments.


City

Continued from Page 2

schedule with their part. No spe-
cific date for completion was given.
Concerning the city's financial
status, interim city finance director
Christie Joyner told commissioners
that she would be back before the
commission at the next meeting
with a request for adjustments in
the city's plan to solve its cash flow
problem.
Joyner said that the city's gas
bill had gone up $100,000 more
than expected and the recent
$226,000 that had been short in the
city's road paving bond was the
reason for the adjustments.
When asked by Elias if the city
was on target, with the money the
city had to borrow, Joyner said,
"No we are not."
She did say that she had been in
contact with the lenders and they
were in favor of the needed adjust-
ments.









Gadsden County Times January 12, 2006 5


Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances held county wide


by ALICE DU PONT
Times Editor

Parades, special programs, and
symbolic marches will mark the
observance of Martin Luther King,
Jr. birthday throughout the county.
Most activities will begin this
weekend and are open to the public.
Saturday, January 14, Arnett
Chapel AME Church will sponsor
its annual brunch at the church at 9
a.m. The featured speaker is Dr.
Osiefield Anderson, a professor at
Florida A & M Univesity. The pro-
gram will also feature gospel
music. Tickets are $6 per person, at
the door or from a church member.
Also this Saturday, the Gadsden


County Outreach Unity Conference
will host "Unity on the Square: A
Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday
Celebration." Events begin at 9
a.m. and end at 4 p.m. K a r e n
Wells, coordinator, said the pro-
gram was designed to connect peo-
ple face-to-face with resources to
bring about unity, restoration, and
increased productivity by working
with families, churches, organiza-
tions, government, schools, busi-
nesses and other institutions.
The activities will include multi-
cultural entertainment, food, fun,
giveaways and speakers. Informa-
tion booths will be set up to distrib-
ute information on education, eld-
erly care services, financial man-


agement, health and nutrition, small
business opportunities, personal
development, housing, law enforce-
ment, government, and more.
Monday, January 16, start the day
off with a free breakfast at the Joe
Ferolito Recreation Center from 8
a.m. to 10 a.m. The traditional
southern breakfast will feature
creamy grits, scrambled eggs,
sausage, biscuits, Danish pastries,
orange juice and coffee. The
speaker will be Dr. Juanita
Williams of Tallahassee Commu-
nity College. A guest ensemble will
wow the audience with renditions
of gospel music. The event is spon-
sored by the City of Quincy, the
Gadsden County Chapter of the


National Hook-Up of Black Women
and the MLK Foundation of
Florida, Inc.
"We have been partnering with
these two organizations for several
years now and we have watched
this breakfast grow from a few peo-
ple to over 300 of our citizens,"
said Quincy City Manager Willie
Earl Banks.
Mt. Calvary Primitive Baptist
Church, 7095 Old Bainbridge Road
in the Robertsville Community, is
also sponsoring an MLK, Jr. holi-
day breakfast. This is the 17th year
the church has hosted the event that
will include a traditional southern
breakfast and a speaker. The event
is free and begins at 8 a.m.


The City of Chattahoochee's 2nd
annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Celebration parade will be held
Monday, beginning at 10 a.m. The
parade lineup is scheduled for 10
a.m. at Bolivar Street and the
parade begins at 11 a.m. The parade
will travel from Bolivar to Wash-
ington Street and end at the Johnny
Johnson Pavilion on the grounds of
Florida State Hospital.
Also at 10 a.m., the City of Gretna
will hold its annual MLK, Jr. Sym-
bolic March. Participants will
gather at Gretna Elementary for the
march to the City Hall. Once there,
a program will begin at 11 a.m. with
the Rev. T.C. Moss, pastor of
Springfield AME Church, as the


featured speaker. Mayor Helen
Franks said vendors have been
invited to sell food and other items,
following the program.
The annual parade in the Town of
Havana also begins at 10 a.m. at the
Town Hall. The parade route will,
wind through the' streets of Havana
ending at Palace AME on Gay
Street. The Rev. Julius Harris, pas-
tor of New Jerusalem Baptist
Church in Havana will be the
speaker.
Rounding out the activities of the
week will be a breakfast at Beulah
Hill Missionary Baptist Church on
Saturday, Jan. 21, at 8 a.m. The
Rev. Matthew Carter II said the
Observance Day breakfast will be
followed by a message from the
Rev. Clarence Jackson, Jr., pastor of
Greater Bethel Missionary Baptist
Church in Chattahoochee.


Gretna looks at comp plan


By BYRON SPIRES

Times Staff Writer

The first steps in updating the City
of Gretna's comprehensive plan will
start soon.
Gretna's commissioners approved
Optimum Enterprise's plan to start
the review of the city's comprehen-
sive plan.
An update of the city's 20-year-old
comp plan is needed, according to
Optimum's Carl Merrell, meet state
requirements. The updated comp
plan will help Gretna when it applies
for state housing and infrastructure
grants.
Merrell will be providing technical
assistance to the city for the comp
plan update. The review will
look at the city's land use map and
determine where the commission


would like to see growth and the
types of growth needed in Gretna
over the next ten years.
Merrell said a citizens steering
committee would need to be formed
to discuss possible future land use
changes and help develop a ten year
plan for the city. The steering com-
mittee, Merrell said, would hold two
public hearings and one workshop to
get input from the citizens of Gretna
about their concerns and expecta-
tions for the city.
Once the steering committee has
agreed on a plan it will present the
future land use plan to the city com-
missioners. Merrell said at that time
it would be up to the commissioners
to accept, reject or modify the plan.
This is only the first step in updat-
ing the city's comp plan, Merrell
said.


A $10,000 grant from the Florida
Department of Community Affairs
will be used to kick off the start of
the city's updating of the compre-
hensive plan. The commissioners
gave Merrell permission several
months ago to pursue a grant to
update the comp plan for the city.
Merrell said this would be the first
phase of the update and that more
work would need to be done to com-
plete the city's comp plan.
Once this phase has been com-
pleted Merrell said the city should
be able to apply for other grants to
complete the update.
In other business:
Interim city manager Diane
Formman informed the'commission
that background checks were still
being run on applicants for the city
manager position. Formman said it


Anonymous letter read at Midway meeting


By Byron Spires would be of primary interest: Inter-
Times Staff Writer state 10 and U.S. 90. The CRTPA is
developing a long range plan for the
Midway city council members future use of these state roads,
were read an anonymous letter by including potential widening and
mayor Delores Madison questioning possible new routes. There has been
tactics used by the Midway Cham- a request, Piller said, by the interim
ber of Commerce. The let- CRTPA director concerning reduc-
ter stated it was from a builder ing the number of participants, but
working in Midway, but would not leaving the voting percentages the
give a name in fear of retaliation, same. The Gadsden County partici-
There was a concern about Roo- pants have a total of six votes. The
sevelt Morris, Midway's growth idea Piller said was, to rotate the
management director, being a.dire(, member 1 attending t(h, nr0onthl
tor on the, Midway Chamber Board meetings within the four entities.
and the chamber's request for dona- There has been a problem in the past
tions. with some of the members being
The request for donations by the present at the meetings. He said that
chamber, and Morris being the per- Havana had agreed to the idea. The
son that the builders must work council gave Piller permission to
through to get permits, was a con- talk with Quincy and the county to
cern the writer of the letter said. see if they would be interested in
There were no remarks from any sharing the votes with one partici-
of the council members or Morris pant.
after the letter was read. No deci- The council approved a resolution
sion was made in reference to the encouraging all Midway residents to
letter, participate in the Step-Up Florida
In other business: Relay.
* The council heard a proposal by The council was told by a Midway
city manager Paul Piller concerning Chamber of Commerce member that
the city's involvement in the Capital there will be a meeting at the
Region Transportation Planning Eugene Lamb Jr. Recreation Center.
Agency membership. The CRTPA is The meeting will be to introduce the
an advisory board consisting of citizens of Midway to the Chamber
Leon County, Tallahassee, Gadsden members. In addition there will be
County, and the cities of Midway, several displays at the meeting. The
Havana, and Quincy. The board event will be held January 28, from
makes recommendations concerning 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
the area's state road transportation The council heard a presentation
needs. For Midway, two roads by Ruth Sutphin, representing the


I-10 accident injures one


by ALICE DU PONT
Times Editor

A Baldwin, FL woman, 35-year-
old Davinia Spivey was transported
to Tallahasse Memorial Hospital
Sunday night around 7:30 after her
1995 Chevy Blazer was involved in
four separate hit-and-run crashes
between mile marker 185 and mile
marker 181.
According to a report released by
the Florida Highway Patrol, after
the four accidents Spivey, who was


travelling west alone in her vehicle,
for unknown reasons entered the
center median and lost control and
almost crossed into the eastbound
lane. The vehicle then crossed back
into the westbound lanes and onto
the north shoulder where it entered
the woodline and struck a tree.
Spivey suffered non-life threaten-
ing injuries. The occupants in the
other four vehicles were not seri-
ously injured. The crash is under
investigation.


Gadsden County Habitat for
Humanity. Sutphin informed the
board that the organization is look-
ing for qualified applicants for their
program. Habitat for Humanity
raises money, recruits personnel and
constructs inexpensive but sturdy
homes that meet or exceed building
codes for responsible, low income
families.
* Growth director Roosevelt Morris,
gave the council an activity report
saying that 36 permits were issued
in December by JaisR department. Qfi
those 27 were for single family
homes and nine were commercial.
Morris said that the city collected
$39,853.04 in fees.


would be about two weeks before all
of the checks were complete and the
commissioners could start inter-
views.
City attorney Harold Knowles
said that Gretna's interlocal agree-
ment with the City of Quincy had
been completed. The agreement
allows Gretna to connect to
Quincy's water lines coming from
the four wells in Mt. Pleasant.
Knowles suggested to the com-
missioners that a meeting with the
Quincy commissioners to consider
other collaborative ideas might be in
order. No specific time was set for


the meeting.
Gretna has been under a Florida
Department of Environmental Pro-
tection sanction to not turn on any
new water service. The sanction
stems from the city's well problems
and having enough water to service
their current customers. The inter-
connect with Quincy is one of the
recommendations from DEP to help
lift the sanctions. Formman said she
would be talking to DEP personnel
about releasing the sanctions once
the interconnect is complete.
Bill Bogan, the city's financial
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Bogan said that he still continues to
have issues with the city's software
problem, but had worked out most.
of the problems. Bogan said that
auditors should be in-house and do
back-to-back audits including theJ
2004-2005 audit in February.
This year's Martin Luther King ,
Jr. Day March and speech will be
held January 16. The march will
start at 10a.m. at Gretna Elementary
and proceed to Gretna City Hall. A
program will start at 11 a.m. with
T.C. Moss speaking.


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Sunday, 9:45 a.m. Sunday school;
11 a.m. worship service.
Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. Praise and
worship.
Saturday, 9 a.m. Morning glory.
January 13 Apostle Copeland at
Harvest of the Vineyard in
Crestview. Get B.A.D. Conference.
January 20, 7:30 p.m. II Corinthi-
ans at Faith Deliverance Pentecostal
Anointed House of God in Tallahas-
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January 24, 7 p.m. Marriage min-
istry. ,,
Jatii.t 27, 7 p.m. (CT) Sisters
United" in New Life at Women on the,
Front Line Annual Conference in
Defuniak Springs.
January 28, 5 p.m. Apostle
Copeland and S.U.I.N.L. at Highly
Favored Christian Center in Talla-
hassee. "Empowering Women To Be
Empowered."
For more information contact Patsy
Henry at 875-4497 Mon.-Fri. 10
a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Mt. Calvary PB
Church's annual
MLK celebration

Sheriff Morris A. Young will
speak at Mt. Calvary PB Church for
their 17th Annual Martin Luther
King Commemorative Celebration.
The public is invited 'to celebrate
with Mt. Calvary on Monday, Janu-
ary 16 at 8 a.m. The church is
located in the Robertsville Commu-
nity on Old Bainbridge Rd., Hwy
267 north of Quincy.
There is no charge for the full
southern breakfast that will be
served immediately following the
program.
If you would like to be a part of this
annual celebration, please contact
Ms. Elaine Henry Chavers or Mr.
Daryl L. Chavers, Sr. at 545-8647,
or Elder Antonio D. Bush, pastor.

Quincy District Lay
Organization meeting
The Quincy District Lay Organi-
zation will hold its monthly meeting
on Saturday, January 14 at 9 a.m. at
Oak Grove AME Church. Rev. Isiah
Cole is the pastor.

Benefit concert

to be held for

Reginald Ray
On behalf of Reginald Ray, we are
inviting the general public to attend
a benefit concert, on Feb. 4 at 7
p.m. at James A. Shanks Middle
School Gymnasium.
Admission if free. Please bring
your best tax deductible donation.
Reginald has survived a life threat-
ening illness. His recovery efforts
are astonishing, with the help of the
Lord we are expecting a testimony
of full recovery. Reginald is well
known for providing musical serv-
ices for weddings.
The program will showcase an
array of talented musicians, praise
dancers, singers, groups and choirs.
So, come join us as we share a night


of celebration and jubilee in his
honor.
You may contact Sandra Robinson
at 875-2481 for more information.

Choir Union #3 meeting
Choir Union #3 will meet at St.
Matthews MB Church (St. Hebron
Community) Sunday, Jan. 15 at 2:45
p.m. Deacon Robert West, Choir
Union #3 president.

Mass Choir to
sponsor music
extravaganza
The Gadsden Gospel Mass Choir
will sponsor a gospel music extrava-
ganza for the Betty Williams Keaton
Scholarship Fund. It will be at 6 p.m.
on February 12 at First Elizabeth
Missionary Baptist Church, 1030
Martin Luther King Blvd.
The scholarship fund was initi-
ated in 1992 in honor of Betty
Williams Keaton, a 30+ year educa-
tor in the Gadsden County school
system. She was also an evangelist
and singer who encouraged young
and old to love and serve the Lord.
The mission of this scholarship
fund is to keep Betty's dream alive
by helping students who plan to fur-
ther their education after high,
school. Your continuous support has
made a significant difference in fully
realizing its mission. Since 1993, the
Betty Williams Keaton Scholarship
Fund has awarded over $12,000 to
high school graduates in Gadsden
County.
Donations may be sent to the
Betty Williams Keaton Scholarship
Fund, c/o Julius Fisher, President,
1029 Martin Luther King Blvd.,
Quincy, FL. 32351.

Agape Christian
Fellowship Center news
On Jan. 17 the Agape church
family and Pastor Reginald Wash-
ington will be having fellowship
with Prophetess Virginia Smith at
Faith Cornerstone Ministries at 7:30
p.mr in Malone.
Please join the Agape church
family in weekly prayer on Monday
at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary, Bible
study on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m,
Sunday church school Sunday morn-
ing at 9:45 a.m., and praise and wor-
ship at 11:15 a.m.
Gospel Fest 2006 January 21 at
17 S. Monroe St. in Quincy (across
from Agape CFC). A time for young
Christians to fellowship in Jesus'
name. Admission is free.

Greater Tanner Chapel
AME Church's annual
clothes giveaway

Saturday, January 21, at 8 a.m.
the Phoebe McGee Missionary Soci-
ety's annual clothes giveaway will
be held. There will be clothing for
men, women and children in all
sizes. Feel free to come and be a part
of our effort to support our commu-
nities. Bring a friends) you feel will
benefit from this activity. If trans-
portation is needed, let us know.


This clothes giveaway will be pro-
vided for those who are unable to
supply clothing for themselves or
others. For more information, please
contact sisters: Geraldine Rush at
627-2153, Dorothy Hicks at 627-
2489, Willie Mae Thomas at 875-
9336 or Emma Gray at 875-9336.
Sunday, January 29, at 4 p.m. the
Phoebe McGee Missionary Society
will present its Evening in White
program. Friendship AME Church
pastor Marque Woodard will render
service. Everyone is invited to join
us for this occasion at Greater Tan-
ner Chapel Church located at 1911
Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd in
Quincy.

Greater Harvest
Sunday at 8:30 a.m. TV Ministry
(WQTN cable 13): 9:15 a.m.-
Church in Training; 10:30 a.m.-
Morning glory service.
Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. TNT night
worship service.
Wednesday at 12:00 noon Noon
day prayer'
Thursday at 8:30 p.m. TV min-
istry (WQTN cable 13)
Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Interces-
sary prayer; 11 a.m. Praise and
worship. Music ministry rehearsal.
January -13 at 7 p.m. Harvest time
revival.
February 19 26 Greater Harvest,
Ministries dedicatorial service.

Church of Jesus Christ
Holy Mission Pentecostal
We are still celebrating our
church's 31st anniversary nightly
January 9 15 at 7:30 p.m. On Sun-
day our host pastor J.M. Jones will
be the speaker. Everyone is welcome
to attend. The church is located on
North 65 Attapulgus Hwy. (Scot-
town).
Gallelee pallbearers
Gallellee pallbearers lodge #12
will meet at Bradwell Mortuary
Chapel at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15.

Faith Temple of Jesus
Christ has revival
Everyone is invited to attend the
"Restoration Holy Ghost Revival"
January 12 26 at 7:30 p.m. The
speaker will be Elder Madison John-
son, Sr. Faith Temple of Jesus Christ
is located at 609 Camilla Drive in
Quincy.
For information contact 875-
3984 or 627-3640.
St. Paul Youth Day
The St. Paul P.B. Church-Gretna
first youth program for 2006 will be
at 11 a.m. Sunday. We will be
blessed with God's message from
Minister Kevin Price of Quincy.
Minister Price is member of New
Hope MB Church in Mt. Pleasant.
He is employed by Gadsden County
School Board instructing at James
A. Shanks Middle School.
Pastor Daniel Williams and the St.
Paul Family invite you to come wor-
ship along with the youth depart-
ment as they lift the name of Jesus.

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Isiah "Cowboy" Baker

Isiah "Cowboy" Baker, 67, of ._-...
Quincy, died Tuesday, January 3, 2006 -
in Tallahassee. A native of Levy
County, he was a member of Holy
'Anointed Church of the Lord.
Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Sat-
urday, January 14 at Tabernacle
Church of Christ Written In Heaven in
Gretna, with burial at Sunnyvale
Cemetery. Visitation is from 3 p.m. to
8 p.m. at Bradwell Mortuary, who has
charge of arrangements.
He is survived by his wife, Blondie
Ruth Baker of Quincy; his sons, Isiah
Baker, Jr. of Quincy, Johnny Baker of
Havana, Willie. Lee Baker (Denice), i '
Maurice Galloway, Micheal Garrette,
Derrick Baker and James Wilson all of Quincy, Cheddrick Thomas of
;Miami, Markeith Thomas and Darius Thomas of Quincy; his daughters,
Linda Baker of Tallahassee, Sophia Elaine Baker, Trenda Michelle Baker
I and Juanita Sailer (Nathaniel) of Quincy, Vonita Woodard (Dexter) of Talla-
hassee and Asyria Thomas of Quincy; his brothers, Billy Smith of Apopka,
Jack Smith (Deborah) of Zellwood, Clarence Smith of St. Petersburg,
"Wilbert Lee Smith (Edna) of Gretna, Lewis Smith (Maxine) of Zellwood,
Chaiu le, Smith of York, PA., and Clarence Smith II of Quincy; his sisters,
i'Pearl Johnson (Bobby) of LaBelle, Rose Lee of York, PA., Lillie Gilyard
i (Laverne) of Pompano, Pauline Pride of Quincy, Vassie Smith of Quincy;
and 22 grandchildren.

Harold Carl "Red" Bert, Jr.

Harold Carl "Red" Bert, Jr., 75, a retired farmer, died Monday, January
2, 2006 at his home. A native of Gadsden County, he was a lifetime mem-
ber of Salem United Methodist Church, and a U.S. Army veteran. He grad-
uated from the University of Florida in 1952 with a bachelor's degree in
agriculture. He was a letterman in baseball and basketball. He was a mem-
ber of Delta Tau Delta, a charter member of the Havana Golf and Country
Club, and Havana Ducks Unlimited. An avid outdoorsman and all around
athlete, he played on the Havana High School state championship team in
1947 and 1948. He was a pitcher for the Havana Wrappers fast-pitch soft-
ball team in the 40's, 50's and 60's. He also played on the Clearwater
Bombers fast-pitch softball team, winning a world championship in 1963
from the Amateur Softball Association.
Funeral services were January 5 at Salem United Methodist Church, with
burial at Woodland Cemetery. Faith Funeral Home was in charge of arrange-
ments.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Fellowship of Christian Ath-'
Sletes, 2121 Old Bainbridge Road, Tallahassee, FL 32303, or Salem United
Methodist Church, P.O. Box 646, Havana, FL 32333.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Mary Bert; a son, Charles "Chip"
Bert (Carol) of Tallahassee; his daughters, Jean Hughes (Jimmy) of Havana
and Kathy Hittinger (Steve) of Tallahassee; his sister Clara Virginia Bert of
Havana; and seven grandchildren, Holly Hughes and Heather Hughes both
of Havana, and Jack, Charlie, and Mary-Kathryn Hittinger, Lindsey Bert
Land Charles "Chad" Bert all of Tallahassee.


Arnett Chapel
I\ILK celebration
The committee for the Martin
Luther King Brunch Celebration
announces the annual MLK brunch
program for 2006. We are hoping
that you will support this year's
function. This annual brunch is
organized to celebrate Dr. King's
birthday and the many, many contri-
butions that he made to this country.
Our speaker will be the dynamic
Dr. Osiefield Anderson, Professor
Emeritus, Florida A&M University.
Ms. Pauline West will be presiding.
The breakfast is scheduled for 9
a.m. the morning of January 14. The
menu features a traditional southern
breakfast. Also, expect to hear good
music from some of the best song
.stylists in the area.
We solicit your attendance and
support. For more information con-
tact Charles Evans, committee
chairman at 627-6253.

Steward Temple AME
January 15 at 11 a.m. Quincy
native Cedrick Thomas will speak
on "Seven Steps to a Godly Family
Vision."
On January 22 we will have our
Dual Day Celebration. Our guest
speakers for this occasion will be
Rev. George Madry at 11 a.m., and
at 4 p.m. Rev. Helen Johnson-
Robinson and Bethel AME Church
of Monticello.
Please join us for both occasions.
Steward Temple AME Church is
located at 85 Woodward Road in
Quincy.

Mt. Zion news
Wednesday at 7 p.m. Youth
teaching and Bible study.
Thursday at 7 p.m. Gospel mass
choir rehearsal and Trustee Board
meeting.
Saturday at 10 a.m. Silent auc-
tion. Everyone is invited to come
out and bid on some very special
-items.
Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Church
school. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
celebration.
Monday and Tuesday at 12 noon
Intercessary prayer.
January 21 at 9 a.m. All
matrons are reminded of a special
meeting.
The clothes closet is available for
those needing this service. Please
call 627-8442 for assistance.
Cling to something that helps
you, and use it to help someone else.


FountainHead AME
January 15 at 5:30 p.m. Mother
Pearl Gray Missionary Society
Evening in White. Our guest will be
Rev. Lee Plummer and St. James
AME Church.
January 29 at 11 a.m. fifth Sun-
day Missionary Coalition with
Springfield, Salem and Old Bethel
AME churches. The speaker will be
Rev. Tan Moss.
February 2-5 the dynamic
Three Gospel Singers will celebrate
their 14 anniversary.
February 2 and 3 at 7 p.m. wor-
ship services at FountainHead AME
Church.
February 4 at 7:30 p.m. musical
program at Friendship PB Church.
February 5 at 3 p.m. musical at
Friendship PB Church. The guest
group will be Charles Davis. and
Clouds. Rev. Spradley is the pastor.
Everyone is welcome to attend.








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In Loving Memory

Juanita Rittman
; January 9, 1943-Fcbruary 25, 2005

We thought of you with love
today, but that is nothing new.
We thought of you yesterday
and days before that too.
We think of you in silence, we
,..' your name with pride, and ,
we relive our memories of living 1
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The Rittman Family
Calvin & Mattie,Jeffery, Kim,
Donna and Grandchildren
LaDarious & Roger.Jr.


Wayne F. Betts

Wayne F. Betts, 80, an architect who retired from the State of Florida
Department of Management Services, the Department of Education and the
Department of General Services, died Saturday, January 7, 2006 at home.
Born in Bettstown, GA, he graduated from the University of Florida and was
an avid Gator. He served in the U.S. Navy, was a member of the Washing-
ton Lodge F&AM #2, and the Guy A. Race Luncheon Club. He was a dea-
con and taught Sunday school at First Baptist Church of Quincy. He is sur-
vived by his wife, Erline Hinsey Smith Betts of Quincy.
Funeral services were January 10 at First Baptist Church. Charles
McClellan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Memorial
contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd.,
Tallahassee, FL 32308, or Florida Baptist Children's Home, 8415 Buck
Lake Road, Tallahassee, FL 32317.
Other survivors are his daughters, Kimberly Greene (Don) of Melbourne
and Tracey Pearce (Ivey) of Opelika, AL; a stepson, Christopher Smith
(Dolores) of Quincy; a stepdaughter, Susan Smith Carter (Buster) of
Quincy; a sister, Janice Butler (H.M.) of Quincy; a brother, Jerald D. Smith
(Dwain) of Quincy, nine grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his wife Joyce Todd Betts, and his parents Peck
and Bill Betts.

Walter "Jerry" Casey

Walter "Jerry" Casey, 64, of Wetumpka, died Wednesday, January 4,
2006.
Graveside services were January 6 at Antioch Church Cemetery with the
Rev. Howard Adams officiating. Independent Funeral Home was in charge
of arrangements.
He is survived by his daughters, Virginia Wood (Douglas) and Christine
Holmes (Steven); two grandsons; his sisters, Virginia Dunson (James) and
Linda Young; and five nieces and nephews.

E. Hentz Fletcher, Jr.

E. Hentz Fletcher, Jr., 64, of Quincy, died Tuesday, January 10, 2006. He
was a nurseryman, contractor and businessman.
After attending high school in Greensboro and serving as Student Body
President he enrolled in Stetson University in Deland. He graduated in 1965
from LaGrange College in LaGrange, GA.'He was a member of Pi Kappa
Alpha. He owned and operated Fletcher Company in Quincy until 1998, and
was actively involved in the development of Fletcher Nursery serving as
president. His other interests included, director and member of the Advisory
Board of First Florida Banks, N.A; director of the Quincy State Bank, past
president and director of the West Florida Livestock Association. He was
also a charter member of the Robert F. Munroe School Board of Directors.
He served on the Northwest Florida Water Management Board for eight
years, and served as District IV County Commissioner of Gadsden County
from 1994-2002.
Graveside services are at 11 a.m. Friday, January 13 at Hillcrest Ceme-
tery. Charles McClellan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Family
will receive friends at the family home from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, January
12 at 600 N. 14th Street in Quincy. Memorial contributions may be made to
Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd, Tallahassee, FL 32308.
He is survived by his wife, Sandra Sapp Fletcher of Quincy; his daugh-
ter, Libby Duffy (Tom) of Tallahassee; his son, Edward Hentz Fletcher, III
of Quincy; his parents, Edward and Betty Fellows Fletcher of Quincy; his
sister, Judge Suzanne F. Hood of Tallahassee; two nephews, Andrew Hood
(Carolina) and Edward Hood and a great nephew, Christopher Hood.



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Chester (Sonny) Hicks

Chester (Sonny) Hicks, 67, died in Tallahassee on January 8, 2006. He
was a retired road supervisor for Gadsden County.
Graveside services were Wednesday, January 11 at Hardaway Assembly
of God Cemetery. Charles McClellan Funeral Home was in charge of
arrangements.
He is survived by his wife, Kathy McCall Hicks of Sycamore; his daugh-
ters, Sonya Richmond of Grayson, GA, Kathy Johnston of Crossville, TN,
and Kim Adamski of Oak Ridge, TN; his sons, James Hicks of Quincy,
Mark Hicks of Oak Ridge, TN, Jason Hicks of Crossville, TN and Mike
Hicks of Oliver Springs, TN; a brother, James "Bud" Hicks of Winter Park
FL; a sister, Betty Fleenor of McMinnville, TN, and 12 grandchildren.

Wayne J. Merritt

Wayne J. Merritt, 55, of Telogia, died January 5, 2006 in the Burnt Bridge
Road Community. He was a technician with Best Pest Control.
Graveside services were January 8 at Antioch Cemetery. Charles McClel-
lan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He is survived by his sister, Janice Merritt McCranie (Raymond) of Tal-
lahassee; his brother, Ronnie Merritt (Cheryl) of Summerville, SC; and a
number of loved nieces and nephews.

Walter Lee Rouse

Walter Lee Rouse, 69, of Gretna,
died Monday, January 9, 2006 at -.
RiverChase Care Center. A native of ':.. .
Worth County, GA, he had been a res- -
ident of Gretna for 47 years. He retired
from Allstate Construction, Inc. where
he was a carpenter. He was a member
and deacon of New Hope Missionary H
Baptist Church.
Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Sat-
urday, January 14 at New Hope MB
Church, with Rev. Eddie York, Sr.
officiating. Burial will be in St. Paul
Cemetery. Visitation is from 6 to 8
p.m. Friday, January 13 at Madry
Memorial Funeral Home, who has
charge of arrangements.
He is survived by his wife of 30
years, Willie Vera Hunter Rouse of Gretna; his stepsons, Jerome Hunter
(Alissa) of Quincy, and Vincent Leroy Hunter (Shawndena) of Gretna; his
stepdaughters, Debra Davis of Albany, GA, Annette Baker and Betty Jean
Ganious (Terry) of Gretna, evangelist Dollene Hunter Williams (Frederick)
of Gretna, and Cynthia Delois Hunter Reed (Andrew) of Quincy; his broth-
ers, Eddie Rouse of Leesburg, GA, Mack Arthur Rouse of Albany, GA, and
Jessie Wallace of Boston, MA; his sisters, Sahister Mae White of Warwick,
Ga., Willie Bell Miles, Louise Rouse, Everlenea Rouse of Boston MA., and
Alma Jean Rouse of Columbus, GA; 23 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchil-
dren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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IN LOVING MEMORY OF OUR MOTHER,
SISTER, AUNT, GRANDMOTHER AND
GREAT-GRANDMOTHER
Sis. Sallie Lee Palmer Smith
February 12, 1927-January 14, 2004









Though two years have passed,
"Dear Mama" it seems we miss you more each day.
And we're so often sad and lonely, since you went away.
For since you are gone, "Our Love One," and the voice we
loved is still, a place is vacant in our homes,
which never can be filled.
Nobody knows how much we miss you, o how hard it was
for us, to say: "Thy will be done, Dear Lord,"
and your sweet face no more to see.
We're trying to be submissive, for we know,
"God knoweth best," and we're sure
that you are with Him in the land of peace and rest.
LE'THERIA, HAROLD, JOHN, JR., BRENDA,
.AND OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS
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brought to our office at 15 S.
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Mr. and Mrs. Lamar Sims

celebrate 50th anniversary
Margie Ann Pullen and Thomas Lamar Sims were married at Thomas
Memorial Baptist Church in Quincy on January 15, 1956 by Rev. Asberry
Burrell. They were one of the first couples married in this church and they
are still active members.
Margie and Lamar have two daughters, Sherri Jackson (husband Eric) of
Tallahassee, and Rebecca (Niki) Anderson (husband Ralph) of Quincy.
IThey have five grandchildren, Alexandria, Elliot and Eliza of Tallahassee
and Caleb and Elizabeth of Quincy.
The Sims will be celebrating this anniversary with a dinner outing with
family and by taking a trip to Costa Rica.

ILester, Mars Hill Porch pickers,

participate in Christmas show
The Mars Hill Porch Pickers, a "Carey's violin solo was moving
Georgia blugrass group, were cho- and heart warming. Washtub John
sen as featured performers in a spe- entertained adults and children
cial Christmas music show honoring alike, and Dickson Lester (a three-
the'United States Army troops and tour Vietnam veteran) reading a
their families at Fort Riley, Kansas Season's Greetings message to the
! on November 29. troops from Anna Eleanor Roo-
Band leader/singer Painter Dick- sevelt (granddaughter of Pres. Roo-
F son Lester is the son of Quincy res- sevelt) brought incredible patriotic
, ident Sunny Lester and the late Lt. emotions to each soldier and every-
SCol. Raymond Lester. The group one in the room.
includes Washtub John Katrek, bass The Christmas Music Special aired
extraordinaire, rhythm guitarist on satellite on Dec. 23 and 25. The
Kevin Garrelts, fiddle player Joyce Armed Forces Television Network
Carey, singer Bob Carey, and banjo will also air this special in 28 major
player Jeff Griffin. US cities and over 120 countries
The Mars Hill Porch Pickers were worldwide.
invited to perform after they
appeared on a weekly horseback tel- Mario and Patricia Betsey
vision show, Best of America by
Horseback, one of 8 groups chosen Mario and Patricia Betsey would l
from 100 that auditioned. addition, Armani Sincere Betsey, wh
"Every single member of this p.m. Her proud grandparents are he
group became an integral part of the Frances Whitfield, and her paternal
show," commented Tom Seay, pro- Kimble. The godparents are Guanai
ducer. Allen.


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to be honored

The Gadsden Arts Center'wilf host Gala'c .L-ii
to honor nationally reputed artist and QumcI
native Dean Mitchell on January 28, 2006. The
event will feature, in addition to fine food, mu .ic
by Crooked Shooz, and a silent auction, a speci.il
presentation to Dean by city, county, and ;i:)t
officials, recognizing the artist for his talent and
dedication that have launched Mitchell into the
highest circles of the Fine Art world. Deain
Mitchell is an extraordinary painter whose "r.k
captures the soul of his subject matter '.'.ih
insight and dignity. He often paints people and
landscapes from the American South, including
his native Gadsden County and beloved Ni:v.
Orleans.
Art critics and prominent art collectors conpaii
Dean Mitchell's work to "art superstars" like \e -
meer, Edward Hopper and Winslow Homer A
selection of thirteen original Dean Mitchell
pieces is featured in the Gadsden Arts Centeri
Dean Mitchell: Selected Works exhibition, pciin
daily Tuesday through Sunday in the Bates Com-
munity Room Gallery through January 29, 21.1116
Be sure to see these exquisite pieces, re',-im-
mended by ArtNews as a Best Bet for art coIllc-
tors. The exhibition also features the origirnl
watercolor painting French Quarter Coachman,
which is being raffled to raise funds for the PBS
Documentary Film project about Dean Mitchell's
life and work. Be sure to purchase your chances
to win this exquisite work of art!
The Gala in honor of Dean Mitchell is presented,
by Hinson Oil Company, Higdon Furniture Com-
pany, and Tri-Eagle Sales. Gala tickets are avail-
able for $100 per person or $950 per reserved


Ny'Asya celebrates
her first birthday

Ny'Asya Kamaya Williams is a
year old today, January 12. She will
celebrate her first birthday with a
Dora the Explorer birthday party.
Ny'Asya is the daughter of Letina
Broadnax. She is the granddaughter
of Leewood Brown Cannon, King
R. Cannon, Shenika Mathews,
Eddie .Washington and; Janorris
Rittman.
Ny'Asya will celebrate with a
party January 14 at 2 p.m. Family
and friends are welcome.
welcome a new baby

ike to announce the arrival of their new
o was born December 3, 2005, at 12:13
r maternal grandparents Abraham and
grandparents Harry Betsey and Lynette
rd and Darlene Mitchem and. Contina


West Gadsden
Historical Society
to meet Sunday

The West Gadsden Historical Soci-
ety will meet Sunday, January 15,
2006 at 3:00 p.m. in Gardner Hall
(diagonally across from the First
Baptist Church) in downtown
Greensboro.
Everyone interested in the history
of western Gadsden County is
encouraged to join with us as we
share our interest of this area with
one another.
Plans for the coming year will be
discussed and we want to hear your
ideas and suggestions at this time.
For further information, e-mail:
lbs@tds.net.

Goodwood hosts author
on historic landscapes
Goodwood Museum and Gar-
dens and the Florida Humanities
Council present Joanna Lombard,
author of Historic Landscapes of
Florida. The lecture which is free
and open to the public will be
Thursday, January 12 at 7 p.m.
Goodwood Museum and Gardens
is located at 1600 Miccosukee Rd.
in Tallahassee.
Florida's historic landscapes are
vivid mosaics of our cultural, her-
itage. They remind us of where we
have been and help to create a sense
of place. From Indian Key (1823) to
the Happy P. Leu House and Gar-
dens in Orlando (1961), Lombard
surveys Florida's most significant
historic landscapes, both cultural
and designed.


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Arts Center to purchase your tickets.
The Gadsden Arts Center, located at 13 N. Madi-
son on Quincy's historic courthouse square, is
just 25 miles from the Capital in Tallahassee.


Chattahoochee to celebrate

MLK day on Monday


The City of Chattahoochee will
celebrate its annual Martin Luther
King, Jr. observance on Monday,
Jan. 16. Citizens of the city and the
surrounding areas are asked to
please make plans to attend this
grand celebration. There will be
concessions from various civic
groups, businesses, churches, a
moonwalk, and more. It promises to
be a memorable day giving honor-
where honor is due.


Activities will include, 8 a.m. -
breakfast at Chattahoochee Elemen-
tary School; 10 a.m. parade
lineup, Bolivar St; 11 a.m. parade,
Bolivar Street to the Johnson Pavil-
ion; 11:30 a.m. entertainment and
festivities at Johnson Pavilion.
For further information, please
contact Lee Garner, City Manager at
663-4475 (M-F 7:30 -4:30) or hIra
Daniels, 2006 Chairperson at 663-
8324.


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Gadsden County Times January 12, 2006 9


Banks


Continued from Page 1

more leadership.
-Taylor wanted an engineer in the utility department,
and
-Public works she said needed to take care of the com-
munity.
Taylor was very vocal about one demand she made:
her voiced raised slightly when she told Banks that she
wanted to sell NetQuincy saying the $30,000 that
NetQuincy recently generated, mentioned earlier in the
meeting, was not enough when other telecommunica-
tions companies were making millions of dollars during
the same time. "We can't
compete," Taylor said. --
Taylor said she did not
intend to let these issues
sit beyond the three
months she gave the city --
manager.
Getting to the point of
reappointing Banks was
not an easy ride for corn-
missioners. Before mak-
ing the final decisions a
number of issues came
up. '
The vote to renew
Banks' contract, Taylor
said, had been an issue "
she knew would create a
lot of controversy. "This
is one meeting I truly
dread."
Taylor said she knew "
that there would be some
disrespect shown, and
she did not want the '
meeting to go in that
direction.
She was referring to the. .':
heated discussions gen-
erated by Sam Palmer
who had cited Gay's and City Manager
Cook's reactions to the keeps his job on
city manager.
The meeting had turned sour when Palmer directed
comments to Cook that he was a destructive force on the
commission. He said that Cook had been self serving
and had misused his authority.
Palmer referred to a comment Cook had made about
.Banks receiving a new vehicle late last year. At the time
Banks said he had ordered the new Ford Expedition
because his current vehicle had over 80,000 miles and
was near the end of its lease.
Palmer said Cook had gone against the city charter by
:talking to city employees instead of going through the
city manager. He also criticized Cook for his evaluation
of Banks.
Cook responded that his evaluation of-Banks-was-what
he thought.
Palmer had a chart of the evaluations by Cook, Elias
and Gay as a backdrop while he talked. When asked
after the meeting why there were only three names on
the chart he stated that the other two commissioners had
not done an evaluation.
"When a city has gone from a robust city to a city in
trouble, it is the only thing I can do," Cook said.
Cook did not respond to any other comments made by*


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Palmer.
Palmer sighted in on Gay as well.
He said Gay had hooked up and tied up with a differ-
ent focus. He said that Gay's evaluation at East Gadsden
High School should be an "F" if the school had been an
"F." Gay is an employee of East Gadsden High School.
Taylor interceded and stopped the comments by
Palmer. "I don't think you are helping our case by
attacking the commissioners," Taylor said.
She reminded Palmer that he should talk about Banks'
accomplishments.
Palmer shifted gears and listed Banks' accomplish-
ments, saying that Banks had been able to acquire $16.8
million in road bonds, establish the bonds and provide
Quincy with a new well water. Banks, he said, had gar-
nered $1.9 million in economic development money,
$1.4 million for the Tanyard Creek projects and $1.3
million in recre-
,- action grants.
Palmer said that
under Banks' lead-
ership $30,000 had
come into the city
from NetQuincy
last month. He
added that the city
had received an
estimated $250,000
over the last year
from NetQuincy.
"To rthe he needs
*commendations,"
Palmer said.
Tony Hannah had
asked a series of
S.. questions at the
beginning of the
meeting concern-
ing Banks' reap-
pointment and did
not receive any
response.
I This time he
asked Taylor for a
... on .._ response. When
asked if she evalu-
Willie Earl Banks... ated Banks, she
3-2 Commission vote. said she was not
pleased with his
evaluation, saying there needed to be some improve-
ments. Taylor added that Banks had worked hard for the
city over the past year.
Taylor said that she had been the lone commissioner
last year who had voted to oust Banks, and she felt she
was right then and that keeping him now was the right
thing to do.
Elias also became vocal about the reappointment of
Banks. He said that he had already met with Hannah and
Banks last week and faced the same tribulations.
To Banks, Elias said, "With Mr. Palmer and Mr. Han-
nah on your side you don't need any enemies."
__Elias said that he had been fair in his evaluation,.of
Ban' :,ri1, stated his past record of evaluations ranging
from a 2.0 in 2000 to this year's 2.2. Elias said he had
given Banks three evaluations over a "3". The evalua-
tions range from 0-5. "He knows where he [Banks]
stands with me," Elias said.
Elias added that he had asked for Banks' resignation
in October after warning him in July that he would if he
did feel his performance was not up.
Banks' new contract was not approved at the meeting
and there will be further negotiations at the next city
commission meeting.


Fugitive


Continued from Page 1

"By the time we got there, they were on Code Red.
The school had been locked down. All of the teachers
and students were in class rooms. The teachers had
closed the blinds and blackened the doors. No one could
see in or out. The students were very quiet. You could-
n't hear a thing. Even when we knocked on the door and
said we were from the sheriff's office, they didn't
respond until the principal said who we were and that's
exactly what they were supposed to do," Ganious said.
Just last week, Officer William Buckhalt and the K-9
deputy, Max, gave a demonstration at the school. "The


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Continued from Page 1
clinic. We can go get our diabetes
medicine, high blood pressure med-
icine and other stuff. I hope the
clinic will not close," she said.
The mission of the clinic is to pro-
vide care for adults and senior citi-
zens living in Gretna and the sur-
rounding areas. It provides treat-
ment for chronic diseases and com-
monly occurring problems as well
as culturally sensitive health care.
Staff recommended that the
request be discussed along with
other countywide healthcare issues
in a yet to be scheduled board work-
shop that will be conducted during
budget season.
In other matters, the commission-
ers approved:
* A request by Florida Environmen-
tal and Land Services, Inc. for a
small scale Future Land Use Map
amendment to change the land use
designation on three parcels consist-
ing of 9.47 acres.
* Approved a request for a prelimi-
nary subdivision plat for the Ridge
at Little River Subdivision on 61-
plus acres on the west side of
Phoebe Road south of US 90 west,
about four miles southeast of down-
town Quincy.
* Approved a .preliminary plat for
the Hillandale Minor Subdivision
on an 8.01 acre parcel within the
rural residential land use category
on the north side of Selman Road
about one-third mile east of the
Quincy city Limits.
Alsd, Workforce Plus 'and Talla-'
hassee Community College gave
commissioners an overview of the
youth employment program they
expect to implement.


students who were in class near the rear of the school
got a chance to see the K-9 unit in action because the
suspect ran across the back of the school.
Officers were chasing, but never caught, 23 year old
Danny White, whose address is not known. White is
wanted for violation of probation. Ganious said White
ran out of his shoes before he escaped the chase of the
dog. Anyone with information on White's whereabouts
is asked to call the sheriff's office at 627-9233.
Arrested at the scene was Aaron Bush, 23, of 6947
Salem Road in Quincy. Inside the car deputies saw a
half-full plastic baggie of marijuana. Bush had three
outstanding warrants on drugs charges. "He has violated
his probation on this one. He might be going to prison,"
Ganious said.
Ganious said that he wasn't certain about the reason
for the initial traffic stop but suspected the reason was
speeding in a school zone.


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After the meeting Holt said she
.was not satisfied with Nelson's
answer. "He never really answered
my question and'he never said that
he would support making the Act a
constitutional amendment," she
said.
Nelson told the audience, a mix-
ture of business and professional
people, retirees, farm workers, and
politicians, that the United States
has a problem with our neighbors to
the south.
"The government is not held in
high esteem in Latin America. The
American people are, but not the
government," he said. He said he
has visited heads of government in
Latin American countries in an
effort to change the perception, but
has not met with a lot of success.


A school district representative
asked Neslon about the No Child
Left Behind concept.
"No Child Left Behind was passed
under false pretenses. I have voted
for increased funding for the last
five years and the funding has been
cut. But, you must understand that
only about 7 percent of all educa-
tional funding comes from the fed-
eral government, 93 percent comes
from the state," he said.
Hitting on the war, Nelson said he
was misled. "I sat in top, secret brief-
ings by top people and what I was


told was not the truth. What was
worse is what I was not told," he
said. But, being philosophical, he
said the United States has gone
through tough times before and that
he is confident the county will sur-
vive this (war).
He thanked the people for allow-
ing him to be their public servant. "I
want you to know that people all
over Florida are expressing the same
anger. The frustration (with the cur-
rent administration)' is real in
Florida and the rest of the country,"
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ObituacPries
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Monica R. Sadler
Monica R. Sadler, 82, of Sumatra, died Tuesday, January 10, 2006.
Funeral services are at 11 a.m., Thursday, January 12 at Sumatra Baptist
Church, where she was a member, with Rev. Sammy Sullivan officiating.
Burial will be in Sumatra Cemetery. Independent Funeral Home has charge
of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hos-
pice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd, Tallahassee, FL 32308.
She is survived by her son, Tommy Sadler (Kathy) of Sumatra; her
daughters, Pat Harrison (Sam) of Donalsonville, GA, Carol S. Bradley,
Diane Tucker (Robert), and Jackie Lewis (Willie B.) all of Sumatra; her
brother, Louis Rochester of Odessa, TX; her sister, Lola Mae Fortner of
Okeechobee; 18 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and five great-great-
grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester Sadler, and a son
Jimmy Sadler.
Lucille Isaac Simmons
Lucille Isaac Simmons, 76, a resi-
dent of Chattahoochee for many
years, died Monday, January 2, 2006
at home. She was a native of Quincy,
and a former resident of Blountstown
and California. She retired from
Florida State Hospital where she was j


a food service worker. .
Funeral services were January 7 at
Friendship AME Church, where she
was a member, with the Rev. Isaac
Simmons, Sr. officiating. Burial was
in Watson Cemetery in Bristol. Madry
Funeral Home was in charge of
arrangements.
She is survived by her husband of
56 years, the Rev. Isaac Simmons, Sr.
of Chattahoochee, her son Isaac Simmons, Jr. (Phyllis) of Chattahoochee;
daughters, Cynthia Simmons Bowers (Timothy) of Chattahoochee and

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Dewana Simmons Monroe (Eugene) of Quincy; her brother, Willie Henry
Isaac, Jr. of Auburndale; her aunts, Mary Livingston of Chattahoochee and
Bernice Glover of Blountstown; 15 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren,
brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Sgt. Rufus "Sleepy" Wilson
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2006 at St. Joseph Hospital in Tampa.
He was a native of Chattahoochee, a
WW II U.S. Army veteran, and a
retired Seaboard Coastline Railroad
worker.
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urday, January 14 at Elizabeth AME
Church with Rev. Nelson Wilson offi- "
citing. Burial, with full military hon-
ors, will be in Bonnie Hill Cemetery.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday,
January 13 at Madry Chapel, who has
charge of arrangements.
He is survived by his devoted com-
panion of 32 years, Agaree Young of Tampa; his son, Tony Alonzo Jordan
(Carla) of Tampa; a ,host of grand- and great-grandchildren, nieces,
nephews, cousins, extended family members and friends.
Margie Howell Yawn
Margie Howell Yawn, 75, a lifelong resident of Decatur County, died
Tuesday, January 3, 2006 at Bainbridge Health Care. She retired from Jack
Winter as a seamstress. She was a member of Climax Baptist Church and the
American Legion Ladies Auxillary.
Funeral services were January 5, with burial at. Cedar Grove Cemetery in
Climax. Cox Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Memorial con-
tributions may be made to Hospice of South West GA, 1323 E. Shotwell St.,
Bainbridge, GA 39817
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TCC gearing up for 40th anniversary kickoff


Tallahassee Community College
turns 40 in 2006 and the year is cer-
- tain to be memorable. College offi-
cials and the TCC Alumni Associa-
tion, have worked together to
develop celebration activities for the
College's 40th
anniversary.
Founded in
1966, TCC has
provided top-qual-
ity post-secondary
education to the
citizens of Leon,
Gadsden and
Wakulla counties,
along with students
from throughout /
the state, nation /
and world.
TCC has grown
from serving
approximately 700
students on the
campus of Godby
and Rickards high schools when its
doors first opened to now serving
over 25,000 on the main campus and
in the tri-county area. TCC has
established service centers in Gads-
den County and downtown Tallahas-
see and will open its Wakulla
County Service. Center in Craw-
fordville on January 17.


An extensive marketing cam-
paign will accompany the 40-year
celebration. TCC recently released
an anniversary logo and has adapted
a new official College logo. TCC
will also unveil a revamped Web site


in 2006, a tool that will be used
extensively in student recruitment.
The TCC Alumni Association has
joined the College's efforts by coor-
dinating a series of community and
alumni events throughout the year,
each celebrating the accomplish-
ments of TCC and its over 200,000
alumni. In February, the Alumni


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Carter-Parramore class of 1967 monthly meeting

The 1967 graduating class of Carter-Parramore High School will hold
its regular monthly meeting Sunday, January 15 at 7 p.m.
All classmates are cordially invited to attend.

Carter-Parramore class of 1968 fellowship program

The Carter-Parramore High School class of 1968 fellowship program
will be Sunday, January 29 at 3:30 p.m. at Antioch Missionary Baptist
Church.
For more information, please contact R. Davis at 627-8641 or J. Sailor
at 875-4383.

James A. Shanks class of 1974 reunion meeting

The James A. Shanks class of 1974 will meet on Sunday, January 15 at
City Hall to discuss our 2006 reunion trip to Atlanta, GA. scheduled for
June 23-25. The meeting will start at 4 p.m.
All members who plan to participate should attend this meeting.

James A. Shanks class of 1997 meeting

The class of 1997 will have a meeting on January 14 at 3 p.m. at
Shanks Park. The meeting is fornpreparation of'thel2Q07 Qlassjrwuvion.Weg.
are asking classmates to attend and make suggestions for our ten year
reunion. If you have questions please contact Kenya Miller Ray at 627-
2599 or Ella Powell Allen at 875-2823

Shanks class of 1985 meeting

.James A. Shanks class of 1985 will have a class meeting on Sunday,
January 22 at 4 p.m. at Quincy City Hall.
For more information you may contact Shelia Thomas a 875-4934.

TCC opens first art exhibit of the year

The Tallahassee Community College Fine Art Gallery will celebrate the
opening of its first art exhibit of the new year, Omar Thompson: Smiles
and Cries. The exhibit, which is a part of Seven Days of Opening Nights,
begins Jan. 9 and runs through Feb. 23.
A ceramicist and mixed media artist, Omar Thompson assembles found
objects to create poignant images with powerful social commentary. Min-
imalist forms are composed of a range of materials from rusty locks,
chains and frying pans to masterful clay masks and cast resin. Discarded
objects and clay' become the extraordinary, evoking the tragedy of slavery
and its legacy. Thompson dramatically combines pain, beauty and humor
through symbolism and a sense of the absurd.
His artwork can be found in numerous public and private collections
throughout the United States including the Florida A&M University
Library the Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Atlanta and in the collec-
tions of August Busch III, Chairman of the Board Anheuser-Busch Com-
panies and singer-songwriter India.Arie.
The exhibit's reception will be Thursday, Jan. 12, 6:30 8 p.m. An infor-
mal artist's talk is set for Sunday, Feb. 19, from 6:30- 7:30 p.m., prior to
the Seven Days of Opening Nights' presentation of "Behind the Broken
Words" in TCC's Tuner Auditorium. The TCC Fine Art Gallery, 444 App-
leyard Drive, is open Monday through Friday noon- 4 p.m.


Association will induct its second
class into the TCC Alumni Hall of
Fame.
Annual events such as African-
American History Month and
Women's History Month will have
an additional
TCC flavor as
each celebrates
the success of
the College's
alumni. The
College will
graduate its
40th class dur-
ing Commence-
ment cere-
monies on April
/7 29. The year's
, / signature event
/ is scheduled for
October when
V/ the College
hosts its 40th
Anniversary
Gala.
More events will be added to the
calendar throughout the year.
The TCC Foundation, the official
fund-raising arm of the College, is
also celebrating a milestone this
year 2006 marks its silver anniver-
sary. Since its founding in 1980,
hundreds of people have had the


The AmeriCorps V.I.S.T.A.
Members of Literacy Volunteers of
Gadsden County, Inc. will "Cele-
brate the Dream" of the late Dr.
Martin Luther King, Jr. on Friday,
January 20.
This celebration will take place at
Big Bend Workforce Center located
on Pat Thomas Parkway in Quincy.
The celebration will be entitled
"Literacy is the Key to Freedom."
A series of presentations and
workshops will be held during the
day. Registration will begin at 8:45
a.m.
The kick-off ceremony starts at
9:45 a.m. with greetings and high-
lights from the Director, Earnestine
Barkley. The "Enter Here" career
series will be presented from 10:00-
11:00 a.m. "Mapping the Future" (a
presentation of parents, workers and
citizens roles within the conuinu.:
nity) will take place from J. '3-2 45
pm.
The AmeriCorps V.I.S.T.A. Mem-
bers of LVA-Gadsden, Torie Ander-
son and Bill Leonard, with assis-

St. John Elementary
Team: "Play to Win
the Game!"

During the first two quarters of the
school year, St. John implemented
many fantastic strategies as they
play to win the game against the
FCAT. It is now third quarter and
we must increase the pace.
In an effort to meet the needs of
our students and involve our par-
ents, there will be an "FCAT night
out" on Thursday, Jan. 19 at 6 p.m.
During this workshop, parents will
be given reading and writing pack-
ets, test-taking strategies, and sim-
ple ideas to support their child at
home daily.
The St. John team knows that in
order to win the game in the fourth
quarter, we must pick up the pace
and help our students prepare to
pass FCAT. Parents, please make
plans to attend.


opportunity to complete a college
education because of private gifts to
the Foundation, and hundreds more
have the chance to help someone
else succeed.

40th Anniversary
Community and Alumni Events
(as of January 4)

January 23 African-American
History Calendar Unveiling
February 16 TCC Alumni Hall
of Fame Induction
February 25 Stubbs' Educational
Foundation Variety Extravaganza
2006
March 122 Women's History
Month Celebration
April 1 Springtime
Tallahassee Parade
April 21 SportsAbility
April 22 Community Day at TCC
April 28 Eagle Athlet-
ics Hall tof Fame Banquet
April 29 TCC's 40th
Commencement Ceremony
May 18 TCC Donor Apprecia-
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May 20 PTLEA
Open House
September 21 "40 Years of Teach-
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about your school's activities you
may submit news and photos to
gctimes@comcast.net, School
items are free of charge, but must
be submitted by 9 a.m. Monday for
that week's issue. Information may
also be faxed to us at 627-7191 or
brought to our office at 15 S.
Madison, Quincy.


New teachers at Havana Middle School

_HMS would like to welcome Mr. Barnes, Ms. Ivory and Mr. Jones to the
SHMS Vessel. Mr. Barnes is the new art instructor, Ms. Ivory and Mr.
'Jones are the new paraprofessionals.
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Havana Middle students still wear it...
18 weelks la[t6r?1iffilMS is still caring the uniform torch. Yes. the
oIifo6rFfi r tivf's-ills-7igirifrgced'tVIT.tn1T i ordi rig Tr ea rc h
uniforms are what's best for kids& Research concludes that nearing uni-
forms reduces discipline problems, increases on task behavior and
improves the overall atmosphere of a school. Photo shows students
proudly wearing the school's uniform.


Gadsden County school menus


Friday, Jan. 13
Breakfast assorted cereal with
toast.
Lunch turkey wrap with cornbread
dressing and gravy, buttered rice,
orange fruit Jell-O, chocolate chip
-cookie.

Monday, Jan. 16 School holiday.

-Tuesday, Jan. 17
Breakfast cheese grits with biscuit
and ham, variety of mixed fruit.
Lunch spaghetti and meat sauce,
garlic toast, seasoned green beans,
pineapple upside down cake.

Chattahoochee
Elementary
School meetings

On Tuesday, January 17 Chatta-
hoochee Elementary School will
have open house for, parents from 3
p.m. to 5 p.m., and School Advsiory
Council from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
The meetings will be held in the
_Media Center. Please make plans to
attend these important meetings and
support our school.
For more information, please
contact Mary McMillion, Parent
Liaison or Robert Lewis, Principal
at 663-4373.

HMS schedules parent
expo for Jan. 18

Havana Middle School pays atten-
.tion to parents and wants to meet
the needs of all of its parents. HMS
will be hosting a parent involve-
ment expo. HMS is extending a cor-
dial invitation to all parents to come
out on Jan 18 at 6 p.m. for a visit.
The purpose of the expo is to inform
'parents of their child's progress in
school thus far and to answer ques-
tions about the 2nd nine weeks
report card.
HMS will also be hosting a Valen-
tine social just for parents. The
social will be held at the school. It is
scheduled for Feb. 10, 2006. We
will keep you informed as this
activity develops.


Wednesday, Jan. 18
Breakfast assorted cereal with
toast, variety of mixed fruit.
Lunch pizza supreme, seasoned
mixed vegetables, apple sauce,
peanut butter cookie.

Thursday, Jan. 19
Breakfast banana muffin and
sausage patty, 100% fruit juice.
Lunch chicken pot pie with roll,
buttered corn on the cob, sliced
peaches.


LEGAL NOTICE

THE SCHOOL BOARD OF GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA,
announces a School Board Workshop, to which all interested
persons are invited.

Date: Thursday, January 12, 2006

Time: 6:00 P.M.

Place: Gadsden County School Board
Max D. Walker School Administration Building
35 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Quincy, Florida

PURPOSE:
For Board members to discuss School Board Policy changes.

A copy of this agenda may be obtained by writing to, or otherwise contacting: The
School Board of Gadsden County, Florida, Attention: Mr. Reginald C. James,
Superintendent of Schools, 35 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Quincy, Florida
32351.

Notice is hereby given that if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the
Board with respect to any matter considered at the meeting, he will need a record
of the proceedings, and for such purpose he may need to ensure that a verbatim
record of the proceedings are made, which records would include the testimony and
evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

Dated this 6th day of January, 2006 A.D.
THE SCHOOL BOARD OF GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA
/s/ Reginald C. James
Superintendent of Schools
01/12c


Gretna Elementary
holds speaking,
spelling contests

Sha'Nadra Jackson was the winner
of the Gretna Elementary School
Tropicana Public Speaking Contest
that was held in December.
This contest allows students to
compete in public speaking cover-
ing a topic that they choose for
themselves. Often students speak
about their families and other topics
with which they are familiar.
The school winner will next com-
pete with other students from
throughout Gadsden County and
eventually the overall winner will
compete on a state and national
level.
The annual Spelling Bee competi-
tion was held at Gretna Elementary
School on Jan. 6. Participants from
the fourth and fifth grades competed
against each other to see who would
go the district level of competition.
Participants included Kendre'
James, Allen Friesor, Jamarious
McGriff, Malik Moore and Stacy
Tinner from the fourth grade level.
Fifth graders included Brianna
Baker, Shantraneice Daniels,
Dontareka Hanna, and Suneivi Her-
nandez.
First place went to Shantaneice
Daniels, fifth grade. Stacy Tinner
placed second and Jamarious
McGriff placed third. These stu-
dents will attend and represent
Gretna Elementary School at the
District-wide Spelling Competition
to be held at a later date.
Certificates were awarded to all
contestants. Coordinators for this
event were fifth grade teachers,
Patricia Taylor and Sallie Farmer.

Gretna Elementary
School views
anti-drug program

Sherry Taylor, mayor of Quincy,
sponsored a special program to
Gretna Elementary School students
in grades three through five on
Wednesday. Many talented students
from 'East Gadsden High con-
tributed to make the program, "Safe,
Drug Free School and Healthy Life
Styles", a success.
This program began with an
overview by Matherlyn Norwood
introducing the purpose for the visit.
A musical performance by the
EGHS Band led by Randolph Bush
and Donovan Hayes set the mood
for the program.. Set One included
musical selections by the band.
Rapping by Keith Rogers entitled
"Back Talk, Talk Back" was enthu-
,siastically received by the students,
and staff. Various selections by the


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Concert Band added to the festivi-
ties. The Divas and Dudes Dance
Team offered entertainment with
ballet, jazz and hip-hop dancing.
Guest speaker for the program was
Cortney Jones, who was followed
by more music by the 4MULA and
the EGHS Percussion Group. Clos-
ing remarks were given by Gretna
Elementary School's principal,
Alma R. West.

Lewis designated
District Sunshine
State Scholar in
math, science

Miranda Lewis, a graduating sen-
ior at East Gadsden High, has been
designated the Gadsden District
Sunshine State Scholar in Mathe-
matics and Science for the current
year. She v.ill compete with the
other 74 district scholars from
around Florida on Thursday, Janu-
ary 19, to become one of the six
Regional Scholars who then will vie
in March for the title Statewide Sun-
shine State Scholar in Mathematics
and Science for 2006.
The Sunshine State Scholars Pro-
gram was established in 1997 to rec-
ognize the achievement of Florida's
graduating seniors who have
demonstrated excellence in both
mathematics and science. All schol-
ars receive district recognition and
individual awards from the pro-
gram. The six regional scholars and
their teachers receive further recog-
nition from the governor and cabi-
net, the Florida Legislature, the
Department of Education, and pri-
vate businesses.
The Sunshine State Scholars Pro-
gram is coordinated through the
Florida Institute of Education at the
University of North Florida, and
receives its major financial support
from the Florida Department of
E:!i..:-i. n IIdl .l rid.i, Lottery, and
the Technological Research and
Development Foundation. Informa-
tion on the Florida Sunshine State
Scholars Program can be found on
the web at
http://www.unf.edu/dept/sunshine/

WGHS hosts poet
On December 2, 2005, West Gads-
den High School welcomed another
native author/poet, Eunice Condry.
Evang. Condry is a native of
Quincy. Jean Marshall, Reading
Coach, invited her to read for the
Lunch BunchReaders poems from
her book, "Spiritual Insight".
Evang. Condry began writing
poems as she cared for theelderly.
Approximately forty students were
at the readingto listen to the poet
recite several of the poems in the-
book.


Robert F. Munroe Day School held the school level spelling bee to deter-
mine the school representative participant on January 5. Those ele-
mentary students participating included fourth graders, Olivia
Fletcher and Walt Kelleher, on the back row, left; fifth graders, Gabe
Jackson and Chris Crady on the back row, middle; from sixth grade:
Lance Watson and Beth Summerford at back row, right. Seventh
graders were Bill Holt and Robert Clark, front row, left and eighth
graders are Chelsea Watson and Caitlin Lewis, front row, right. The
student representing Munroe at the countywide contest will be Chelsea
Watson. The school runner up was Caitlin Lewis. Chelsea is the
daughter of Sterling and Karen Watson of Quincy, and Caitlin is the
daughter of Teri Lynn Lewis of Havana.


Magnet School Spelling Bee winners
Magnet School Spelling Bee winners


GEMS held its annual spelling bee competition last Thursday. Pic-
tured above are the winners along with the judges. The contestants
were Shemeka Hogan's fourth graders along with Leroy Johnson's fifth
graders. The contestants were chosen from a classroom spelling bee
competition. First place winner is Landus Anderson, fifth grader, sec-
ond place Myia Maxwell, fourth grader, third place Bria Wesley,
fourth grader. Landus advanced to the district level this week. Also pic-
tured are judges and announcer: back row announcer, Joann Kimble,
executive secretary for the superintendent, judges Judge Helms, school
board member, District 2, Eric Hinson school board member, District
1, and Dr. Cheryl Jennings, director of secondary education.


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celebrities was musician Stevie Wonder. "Happy Birthday" was released by the singer to make the campaign better known to the
public, as the original day was proposed to be Mr. King's birthday, January 15th. Each year since, every third Monday in January we
celebrate Martin Luther King Day to honor the late Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia on January 15th, 1929. Mr. King was the son of Reverend Martin Luther King,
Sr. and Alberta Williams King. He graduated from Boston University in 1955 with a Ph.D. in Theology. He became the pastor of
Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama in 1953. He and his wife, Coretta Scott King, had four children, King began
his non-violent civil rights activism in 1955 when he led the Montgomery Bus Boycott, which began when Mrs. Rosa Parks refused to
give her bus seat to a white man. He was also the leader of the famous March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963, where
he gave his infamous "I Have a Dream" speech. Dr. King is also well known for his famous written works, such as his "Letter from
Birmingham Jail", written in 1963, after he was arrested at a non-violent protest.

Martin Luther King, Jr. dedicated his life to working towards equality between all races. Dr. King won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964,
as well as the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and the American Liberties Medallion in 1965. King was assassinated on the evening
of April 4, 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee, while organizing a local march. The gunman was a man by the name of James Earl Ray.


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Tis Ss Nw charge, but must be submitted by9 a.m. Monday
ull ,So t-, Ne s for that week's issue. Information may also be faxed

T im eS to us at 627-7191 or brought to our office at 15 S.
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doubi hold the Gators in the
top mto in national pools
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road .'ames at \'ir._inma and at
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Ind% they would win and I think the Steelei-,
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ad\ vantage in thi', week's AFC match up'.


Jaguars 12-5

after a 2-1 week
East Gadsden ran into a buzz saw in Panama City
Tuesday night as the Bay High Tornados blew by the
,Jaguars 62-47 using a big third quarter margin to pull
away to victory.
"We really got outplayed in the game." East Gads-
den coach Demetric Salters said. "Bay did everything
right while we had 19 turn overs."
Bay got 20 points in the game from R. Hayes. Sam
McLaurin led the Jaguars with 16 points. Eddy Murray
added 16 for the Jaguars who have a 12-5 record after
winning a pair of games last week. "
Thursday East Gadsden pulled away from Arnold
after a sluggish first half to take a 67-52 home victory.
S. McLaurin and Murray each had 12 points for the
Jaguars and Darius Jackson added 10. McLaurin also
had 22 rebounds in the game.
Carter Grubbs popped in 28 to lead the Marlins as he
hit 5 long range shots.
Saturday night East Gadsden slipped by FAMU 69-
T'.in a gamr- played in Tallahasce.
"S.McLaurin wias the big gun in that one as he scored 19
points picked off 27 rebounds and had 5 blocked shots.
Jackson scored 17 in the game and had 5 assists.
George Burns led FAMU with 23 points.
East Gadsden hosts Suwannee County Thursday
'fight and will play a big district game at Rickards Fri-
cday night.

Bobcats defeat

Carrabelle 52-33
Munroe won their first boys basketball game fol-
lowing the Christmas break when they defeated Carra-
belle last Thursday 52-33 behind the 18 point scoring of
John Dooner and Clay White.
,. Dooner also had 11 rebounds in the game and White
notched 6 steals.
The rest of the week didn't go so well for the Cats.
They lost 76-46 to Wewahitchka in a road game Fri-
day night. Dooner had 17 points and 5 rebounds in the
game and Ben Young had 13 points and 5 steals.
Monday night a strong Apalachicola team came to
the Bobcat gym and ran by Munroe 84-29 with Mario
Pugh's 19 leading the Sharks attack. White's 10 topped
Munroe.
Tuesday night Munroe lost to Grace Christian in
Bainbridge 56-42 despite 10 points each from Dooner
fnd Justin smith.
The Bobcats play two tough road games this week
&laying at Pope John Paul on Friday and at FAMU next
esday.


Jackson's big

night lifts WGHS

Larry Jackson's 23 point 18 rebound game helped
the West Gadsden Panthers pull past Liberty Co. 67-54
in a district basketball Tuesday night in the Panther
gym.
The win revenged an earlier loss to the Bulldogs.
Ronnie Jackson's 11 points and Chris Atkins 10 aided
in the win. R. Jackson also had 10 steals arid Atkins con-
tributed 10 rebounds.
West Gadsden's record is 3-7 as they head into a
rough, stretch of district games.
They hosted Wewahitchka Wednesday and will play
at Port St. Joe Friday.
, ': "We're starting to play better," Panther coach
Alexander James says. "But the two district games are
,very important for us to get a good tournament seed-
ing."


TCS boys win
; The Tallavana Christian Lion team soundly defeated
Victory Christian 64-20 Monday night in their second
ome game following the winter break.
'Highlights of the scoring include Matthew Suber with
2 points, Craig Bolton with 17, and Billy Findley with
1,0. Findley also hustled with 16 rebounds.
i Tallavana goes up against Grace Thursday at home,
and next Tuesday at Lighthouse in Tallahassee.


Hicks receives

citation for Negro

League Legends

Hall of Fame
It has taken over a year, but James Hicks, shown
above with his wife of two years, Dorothy, has
received his certificate from the Negro League Leg-
ends Hall of Fame. Hicks was inducted into the Hall
of Fame in 2003 for his outstanding years of playing
for the Kansas City Monarchs. A story about Hicks
and his professional baseball career was in the
December 2004 Gadsden County Times. The story.
can be read at www.gadcotimes.com; click on
archives and look in.December of 2004. Hicks' first
wife, Hazel, passed away in 2003 before she could
enjoy his recognition.


Player of the Week

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Sam McLaurin
Sam had 47 points,
59 rebounds and
15 blocked shots
in 3 games.


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East Gadsden's Erica Neal puts one in from the baseline against Godby.


West Gadsden girls win
The Ve-.st Gadsden girls basketball team defeated Marianna 71-31 on
Thursday night and slid by Sneads 48-40 Monday in action this past week.
Lateesha Colston topped the Lady Panthers in their Marianna game with
25 points. Chelsea McMillan hit 17 and Tyeshia Battles scored 13. McMil-
lan also had 15 rebounds and 11 blocked shots.
McMillan led the way in the Sneads win scoring 21 with 15 rebounds
and 10 blocked shots. Colston added 16 points against Sneads.
West Gadsden's record was 9-8 when they hosted Wewahitchka Wednes-
day. They play at Liberty Co. on Thursday.


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Sheriff's report
January 9, 2006

Henry Dean FTA/burglary of
conveyance/petit theft; William
Blanton VOP/burglary of con-
veyance and attempted burglary of a
structure; Larry Shawndell
VOP/possession of marijuana with
intent to sell; Raymond Dubose -
VOP/sale or possession of con-
trolled substance with intent to sell
within 1000 ft. of a church; Barbara
Poole VOP/simple battery;. Gary
Moore VOP/public assistance
fraud; Alphonso Butler


Player of the Week

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FTA/felony fleeing or attempting to
elude officer and FTA/grand auto;
Anthony Hall VOP/felony battery.
Lea Ann Farmer VOP/uttering
and VOP/forgery;Phoebe Tennell -
FTA/public assistance fraud;
Lawrence McGlamory
VOP/PWBC; Abel Cortez traffick-
ing cocaine and possession of
heroin; Tameka Reed VOP/felony
criminal mischief; James Spratt -
VOP/battery; Anthony Rosier sale
of crack cocaine; Keith Pride -
VOP/felony battery; Sabrina John-
son domestic aggravated battery;
Calicia Walker VOP/uttering and
petit theft; Jose Camacito posses-
sion of cocaine.


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QPRD basketball
league standings
As of January 8th:
Mighty Mites division:
Mavericks 3-0; Knicks 3-1; Magic
1-1' Suns 1-2; Bulls 1-2; Spurs 0-3.
Points leaders are Mavericks Kalen
Riles 25, Knicks Solon Riggins 24,
Suns Jamel Jackson 10, Mavericks
Stanley Thomas 8, and Spurs Henry
Segura 7.


Pec Wee division:
Kings 3-0; Lakers 3-0; Warriors 2-1;
Pistons 0-2; Pacers 0-2; Timber-
wolves 0-3.
Points leaders are Kings Jajuan
Perkins 34, Warriors Sharieka Gay-
mon 26, Lakers Josha Betton 23 and
Jalen Barnes 18. and Kings Archie
Albritton 11.
Midget division:
Blazers 3-0; 76ers 3-1; Heat 3-1;
Nets 2-1; Bobcats 2-1; Cavaliers 0-
4: Hawks 0-5.


Points leaders are Heat "
Pratt 39, Nets Cameron Zandc
Heat Terrez Graham 22 and I-
Scott 19, and Blazers Cha
Fitzgerald 17.
Junior division:
Raptors 3-0: Bucks 2-0; Rockets 2-
2; Nuggets 1-1: Wizards 1-3: Jazz 0-
3.
Points leaders are Raptors Brian
Johnson 21, Bucks Andre Robinson
18, Raptors Brian Robinson 16,
Terca Frost 15 and Tedrick Murray,


Los Angeles Lakers' Joshua Betton takes a free throw as a host of Indi-
ana Pacers players watch. The Lakers beat the Pacers Saturday after-
noon 16-2 in Pee Wee 8-9 year old basketball action.


Lady Jags win 2;

Tallavana, Munroe

both post losses
The East Gadsden girls' basketball team picked up two more wins while
both Munroe and Tallavana Christian lost. The Lady Jaguars defeated
Godby 72-53 in a high scoring contest on Friday night. Four players scored
in double figures as they jumped out to an early 24-10 first quarter lead and
never looked back. Shyrelle Home led in scoring with 21 ppg while Jas-
mine Grice added 13. Traci Lewis scored 12 and Arquita McDougald.
The next night, the team drummed Panama City Arnold in a District 2-4A
contest. Arnold hung tough in the beginning, finding themselves down 16-
12 at the end of the first quarter but EG poured it on in the 2nd quarter
outscoring them 31-4. Horne and Grice each scored 15 points. Erica Neal,
a West Gadsden transfer this season, scored 11. Patricia Drayton led in
rebounding with seven. Horne dished out 11 assists.
The win moved the team to 16-4 overall and left them undefeated in district
play at 6-0.
Munroe was ice cold against Maclay on Friday night. Despite losing a
close contest to Maclay at the buzzer in November, the team was unable to
make.the game even interesting in their January meeting. Munroe (5-8)
lost the contest 47-12. Anna Dooner hit two three pointers to lead Munroe.
Tallavana Christian lost to Emanuel Christian 45-26 to remain winless in
both overall play and conference play. Emmanuel jumped out 15-7 in the
first quarter and led 16-13 at the half. Five Lady Lion scored but only
Lydia Bolton reached double figures. Bolton, a senior, scored 10 points.
She also hit two three pointers. Trish Garner had nine rebound and five
steals.

Cri Baby travel baseball tryouts

Baseball tryouts for ages 9, 10 and 11 will be held Saturday, January 14
at 10 a.m. at Jackson Heights Field. If you have questions, please contact
Feliciano Lewis at (850) 980-1641.


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UF research

center seeks

volunteers
The UF/IFAS North Florida Re-
search and Education Center
(NFREC) in Quincy, Fla. is seeking
volunteers to assist with plant re-
search The NFREC was estab-
lished by UF/IFAS to research crops
adapted to Northern Florida, includ-
ing ornamental plants.
Currently, the NFREC re-
searchers are evaluating different
species and cultivars of garden
plants to determine which ones are
best for North Florida.
Some of the plants currently being
studied at the NFREC are magno-
lias, crape myrtles, wildflowers, hy-
drangeas, camellias, ornamental
grasses, flowering vines, hardy hi-
biscus and other perennials. Volun-
teers are needed to help record in-
formation on plant growth, flower-


ing, fruiting, pest problems and like-
lihood of spreading.
To learn more about volunteer
opportunities, please contact us at
(850) 875-7160 for the NFREC-
Quincy or stop by (155 Research
Road, Quincy, Fla). This opportuni-
ty can be fun and rewarding for you
as you make important contributions
to research and gardening expertise
in north Florida.

Variety show

to take stage

at QMT
The Quincy Music Theater is set to
play host to a live variety show this
summer.
"Variety Show for America" will
play at the local theater July 22 and
23.
A live variety show with top notch
entertainers and a theatre that will
take you back to the days of old,


says its producer, Gordon McCleary.
These are professional acts, not
"tribute performers" (who try to sing
or act like famous stars), he adds.
McCleary lives in Tallahassee and
is originally from Boston, MA. He
is an independent producer with no
ties to the mainstream entertainment
industry, which suits him just fine.
McCleary has produced a few shows
locally over the course of the past
few years.
McCleary says, "In this age of
three-second sound bites, over-ex-
aggerated glitz and reality shows, in
my opinion we have come full circle
as far as available entertainment
goes. The days of Vaudeville were
replaced by radio, and then radio
was replaced by television.
"As I see it now, TV has morphed
into a highly commercialized regur-
gitation of blahness filled with bug-
eating reality shows that has the
public yearning for good, old-fash-
ioned live quality entertainment
worth the price of admission."


This variety show is a celebration
of the many great entertainers that
are out here today.

Maclay house
docents needed
at Maclay Gardens
The bloom season is here and with
the opening of the historic Maclay
house, Alfred B. Maclay Gardens
State Park is again in need of volun-
teer docents. Docents help park staff
to interpret the rich history of the
Maclay house, Maclay Gardens and
the impact of the Mcclay family on
Tallahassee.
There are also openings for volun-
teers in the visitor's center and in the
gardens for anyone interested in ei-
ther of those positions. A minimum
of four hours a week is all that is re-
quired.
Maclay Gardens is located at 3540
Thomasville Rd, Tallahassee.


Teen finance
seminars set
Seminars on the value of money,
knowledge of banking systems, debt
and credit management for teens 11-
24 are being held by the Champion
Youth Ministry Teen Connection,
according to cofounder Rhonda
Cunningham.
Teens learn first hand from real-


tors, consultants in the business how
Sto make money to achieve their
dreams and goals.
The event will be at the Family
Praise and Worship Center 1609
Branch Street, Tallahassee, Fl
32303-Contact Mrs. Linda Stringer
850-656-4214 or email
akadnils@hotmail.com regarding
more information and registration.


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Carpenters and appren-
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required. Must be willing
to travel & have own
insurance, hand tools &
reliable transportation.
Call 800-290-2983.
1/12p


Must Have Own
Transportation and
basic hand tools. Full
Time. C&N Remodeling
Services Inc. 850-442-
4919 or 850-544-2227.
12/15tf






SEWING MACHINE &
VACUUM CLEANER
REPAIR. Stitch & Sew.
110 E. Jefferson. Phone
850-875-9779. Free
Estimate.
11/03TF

Twin Oaks Stable, Hwy
90W. Lighted arena,
jumps, dressage, great
trails, stall and pasture
board, pampered care.
539-3135.
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Missing Dog black lab,
female, solid black w/It
brown eyes. 65 lbs. 11
mos. old. 241 & 309
Decatur County. If you
see our baby, please call
850-227-6280. Reward
offered.
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GOAT, POULTRY AND
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at the Waddell Auction
Barn located at 979 Old
Pelham Road, Climax,
GA between Bainbridge
and Vada on Hwy 309
North. Miscellaneous
Auction starts at 10 AM.
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Full time with benefits or part time.
Duties include: performing work functions
associated with delivery and warehouse
activities. The person will load/unload
delivery truck and drive delivery truck to
deliver merchandise to customers' homes or
businesses. Must have a valid drivers license,
be able to push, pull, lift and carry
moderately heavy objects or material up to
one hundred pounds. General familiarity of
delivery area required. The position offers a
competitive salary and benefits package.
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Independent Contractors (must be
at least 18) needed to deliver the
new Alltel Phone Book in Quincy
and surrounding areas.
6REAT OPPORTUNITY FOR
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BC/BE Physician (Family Practice) Needed:

Must have M.D. & completion of residency
in Family Practice Medicine. Must be
eligible for Florida license.
Location: Tallahassee, Florida
,If interested, mail resume to:
Richard R. Thacker, DO- Partner/Owner
Medical Group of North Florida
2626 Care Drive Suite 200
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7PC set: All doveteailed,
all wood still boxed.
Retail $4K, must sell
$1500, can deliver. 222-
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12/08tf


i. Scag CHAIR/LOVESEAT/
power SOFA $650 NEW
$250. Micro fiber upholstery,
hardwood frame & war-
1/12p ranty, unopened. 545-
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NEW
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v/ war- DINING, A CHARMING
r. 545- NEW oak table w/ inlay,
ball & claw feet, leaf, 2
12/08tf arm chairs, 4 side chairs,
hutch/buffet. $4500 sugg.
list, sacrifice $1900. 222-
SET 2113


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or. 22-- DINING ROOM Brand
new cherry table w/leaf, 6
12/08f chairs & lighted china
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
GADSDEN COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CASE NO..05-1113 CA B
21ST MORTGAGE COR-
PORATION,
Plaintiff,

vs.
JAMES KEVER, et ux., et


Library Assistant II/Part-Time
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This is paraprofessional library work
performing research and/or assistance in
public service areas involving extensive
public contact in advising patrons in the
use and location of materials, use of public
access computers, CD ROMs and the
Internet. Basic independent judgment and
initiative are required. The work hours
are from 2-8 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, 3
pm-6 pm Wednesday-Friday, and 9-12
noon on Saturday, for a total of 24
hours per week. this position is funded by
State Aid. Requires graduation from high
school and two years of library or office
clerical experience. College education can
substitute on a year for year basis for the
required experience. Experience working
with the public and computers preferred.
Must have a valid Florida drivers license.
Salary Range $6.82 $12.07/hr. Submit a
Gadsden County Employment Application
to the Human Resource Office, 5-B East
Jefferson St., Quincy,. FL 32351 by 01-18-
06. You may mail your resume to fair-
cloch@gadsdengov.net. Call 850-875-
7243 if you have questions about.the posi-
tion EOE/AA. DRUG FREE WORKPLACE.
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Comprehensive Plan and Land Development
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Urban Planning, Environmental Engineering,
Geography, Landscape Architecture or a related
field and two years of related experience; or an
equivalent combination of training and experi-
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valid Florida driver's license and a favorable driv-
ing record. Salary Range $1390.71 -
$2052.42/bw. Submit a County employment
application to the Human Resource Office, 5-B
East Jefferson St., Quincy, FL 32351.
Application deadline: Opened Until Filled.
Call 850-875-7243 if you have questions about
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al.,
Defendant(s).,
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN pursuant to an
Order or Final Judgment
Scheduling Foreclosure
Sale entered on December
12, 2005 and Order
Rescheduling Sale dated
December 29, 2005 in this
case now pending in said
Court, the style of which is
indicated above.
I will sell to the highest and
best bidder for cash at the
GADSDEN County
Courthouse, 10 East
Jefferson Street, Quincy,
Florida 32351, at 11:00
A.M., on the 26th day of
January, 2006, the following
described property as set


forth in said Order or Final
Judgment, to-wit:
Exhibit A
Commence at a concrete
monument marking the
Northwest corner of Section
13, Township 2 North,
Range 2 West, and run
thence North 89 degrees 59
minutes East 793.0 feet
along the North boundary of
said Section 13 to a con-
crete monument; thence
South 581.35 feet to a con-
crete monument, thence
South 24 degrees 22 min-
utes East 676.90 feet to a
point of curvature of a curve
concave to the Easterly
having a radius of 333.49
feet and a central angle of
24 degrees 21 minutes,
thence run Southerly along


said curve 141.73 feet to the
end of curve, thence South
00 degrees 01 minutes East
192.88 feet to a point which
is the POINT OF BEGIN-
NING. From said POINT OF
BEGINNING run thence
South 89 degrees 59 min-
utes West 218.0 feet thence
South 00 degrees 01 min-
utes East 100.0 feet, thence
North 89 degrees 59 min-
utes East 218.0 feet and
thence run North 00
degrees 01 minute 00 sec-
onds West 100.0 feet to the
POINT OF BEGINNING.
Being Lot No. 65, of an
unrecorded plat of
Ochlockonee Estates,
Gadsden County, Florida.


Cont. on pg 18


DIGITAL
RECEPTION
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DoLAR


Team Leader
Imperial Nurseries in Quincy, Florida has several position
openings for Team Leader. These are permanent hourly
supervisory positions. The position supervises crews of
nursery workers that perform growing or shipping activities.
Pay levels are attractive and other benefits, including
healthcare, are available. Some Saturday work is required.
Prior agricultural experience is preferred. Bilingual candi-
dates are desired. Interested persons may contact Maggie
Rodriguez at (850) 627-7501 ext. 239 or (800) 242-7033
ext. 239, or come by the nursery in Quincy at 1525 South
Atlanta Street.


Imperial Nurseries, Inc., is a wholesale grower and distribu-
tor of quality plant material. Imperial Nurseries is an equal
opportunity employer.

Lider de Equipo
La Nurseria Imperial en Quincy, FL tiene posici6nes para
lideres de equipo: el pago sera por hora, y el trabajo es per-
manente. La posici6n se encargara de supervizar los gru-
pos de trabajadores de la nurseria que realizan actividades
de cultivar y de enviar.
El pago para estas posiciones son atractivas y tendran
ventajas como aseguranza medical .Sera requerido traba-
jar los Sabado, si la compania lo require. Lo? candidates
para esta position son preferidos con experiencias en el
Agro y bilingOes. Las personas interesadas pueden estar
contact con Maggie Rodriguez (850) 627-750 1 Ext. 239 o
(800) 242-7033 Ext. 239, o pueden pasar por la nurseria en
Quincy 1525 South Atlanta Street.

La Nurseria Imperial es cultivador y distribuidor de
plants de calidad. Imperial es un a compania de
oportunidades.


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CONIMMi INITY
COLLEGE

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ASSISTANT
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LIBRARY REPORTS
COORDINATOR
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$68,000 annually
College Center for
Library Automation
Closing 1/30/06 at 5 pm

Visit the College's web-
site at www.tcc.fl.edu for
position details, employ-
ment application, and
application process. For
ADA accommodations
notify Human Resources;
(850) 201-8510, fax 201-
8489, TDD 201-8491 or
FL Relay 711. Submit
mandatory Tallahassee
Community College
employment application
to Human Resources
TCC, 444 Appleyard Dr.,
Tallahassee, FL 32304-
2895; or email
humres@tcc.fl.edu.
Human Resources hours
8A.M. 5 P.M., Mon-Fri.
An Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer



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needs...
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18 Gadsden County Times January 12, 2006



V.Emu 2


INVITATION TO BID

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Public
Bids will be received by the City of Quincy
for the following items:

1. One (1)1993 Lexus GS300 VIN
JT8JS4732P0052018
2. One (1) 2000 Jaguar S-Type VIN
SAJDA01C1YFL41635

BIDS will be received electronically via
the internet at www.govdeals.com the
Auction may be accessed through the City
of Quincy website at www.myquincy.net by
clicking on the link at the top of the page
"SURPLUS AUCTION:CITY EQUIPMENT
IS AVAILABLE:CLICK HERE." Bids will be
receiveduntil 3:00 P.M, on January 26,
2006, at which time the auction will close.

These vehicles can be seen by appoint-
ment only between the hours of 9AM and
3PM Monday thru Friday. To make an
appointment to inspect the vehicles or for
further information please contact Antonio
Jefferson, Purchasing Officer for the City of
Quincy at (850) 627-7681 ext. 257.
12/29-01/19/06p



Request for Proposal

The City of Quincy is seeking proposals from qualified
individuals) or independent auditing firm to perform
investigative forensic examination and assessment of the
intemal accounting and administrative controls of the City
government. The City invites qualified independent audi-
tors or individuals having specific expertise in forensic
accounting, and other relevant experience necessary to
perform an audit in accordance with the specifications
outlined in this Request for Proposal. Auditor(s) or indi-
vidual(s) should have extensive knowledge in govem-
mental accounting and financial reporting requirements,
as well as adequate familiarity with all relevant State of
Florida statutes pertaining to the fiscal management of
local governments.

PROPOSAL SUBMISSION

Proposals will be received by sealed envelope in the
Purchasing Office, City Hall, 404 West Jefferson Street,
Quincy, Florida 32351 until 2:00 P.M, on January 18,
2006, at which time they will be opened and read in the
Commission Chambers by the Purchasing Officer.
Proposals received after this time will not be considered
and no time extensions will be permitted. Please clearly
mark Proposals:

"'RFP CQ-12-30-2005-01 FORENSIC ACCOUNTING
SERVICES"

Copies of this Proposal Document may be obtained by
contacting DemandStar by Onvia at www.demandstar.com
or call toll free 1-800-711-1712 and request Document #
RFP CQ-12-30-2005-01

FOR INFpBlMATIQ$L -..,,., .

For information on this Request for Proposals, contact the
Purchasing Division, (850) 627-7681 ext. 251.

ACCEPTANCE AND REJECTIONS

The City of Quincy reserves the right to reject any or all
submissions with or without cause; to waive any or all
irregularities with regard to the specifications and to make
the award to the firm offering the greatest advantage to
the City. Please be advised that the submission(s) is
issued subject to City of Quincy rules prohibiting certain
communications with the City, as completely specified in
General Conditions of the submission(s).

Antonio Jefferson
Purchasing Officer
City of Quincy
850-627-7681
1/12/06c


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LE AL


FROM pg 17

Parcel Identification
Number: 3-13-2N-2W-0570-
00000-0650

TOGETHER WITH A 1999
NOBILITY MODEL
REGENCY MANOR 66 X
28 SERIAL NUMBER N1-
7635AB.

ORDERED at GADSDEN
County, Florida, this 29th
day of DECEMBER, 2005.

Nicholas Thomas
As Clerk, Circuit Court
GADSDEN, Florida

(SEAL)

By: Betty Sue Sadberry
As Deputy Clerk
1/12&19/06c


NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN, that WALTON
CLEMONS CARTER, the
holder of the following cer-
tificate has filed said certifi-
cate for a tax deed to be
issued thereon. The certifi-
cate number and year of
issuance, the description of
the property, and the names
in which it was assessed
are as follows:

CERTIFICATE NO. 357
YEAR OF ISSUANCE:
2003

DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:

PARK IN TOBACCO ROAD
UNIT #2 AS PER PLAT
BOOK 2 P 56. LESS PART
PER OR 451 P 1305


PARCEL ID NUMBER:
2343N2W0315000000002

Name in which assessed:
LEX THOMPSON AND
SHUFORD DAVIS

Said Property being in the
County of Gadsden, State
of Florida. Unless such cer-
tificate shall be redeemed
according to law, the prop-
erty described in such cer-
tificate shall be sold to the
highest bidder at the court-
house door on the 8th day
of FEBRUARY 2006, at
10:00a.m.

Dated this 5TH day of JAN-
UARY 2006.

NICHOLAS THOMAS
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Gadsden County, Florida

BY: Ugreenal Ivey
Deputy Clerk
01/12,19,26&02/02/06c


NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN, that JOSEPH
KENNEDY, the holder of the
following certificate has filed
said certificate for a tax
deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number and
year of issuance, the
description of the property,
and the names in which it
was assessed are as fol-
lows:

CERTIFICATE NO. 742
YEAR OF ISSUANCE:
2003

DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:

OR 106, P. 266 BEGIN 10
CHS. S. OF NEC OF NW


1/4 ., RUN W. 209 FT, S,
418 FT., E. 209 FT. N. 418
FT. TO P.O.B.
OR 416 P 144, IN SECT. 3-
3N-6W

PARCEL ID NUMBER:
2033N6W0000002140200

Name in which assessed:
JAMES KENNEDY

JOSEPH KENNEDY

Said Property being in the
County of Gadsden, State
of Florida. Unless such cer-
tificate shall be redeemed
according to law, the prop-
erty described in such cer-
tificate shall be sold to the
highest bidder at the court-
house door on the 8th day
of FEBRUARY 2006, at
10:00a.m.

Dated this 5TH day of JAN-
UARY 2006.

NICHOLAS THOMAS
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Gadsden County, Florida

BY: Ugreenal Ivey
Deputy Clerk
01/12,19,26&02/02/06c


NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN, that JERALD A.
JACKSON, the holder of the
following certificate has filed
said certificate for a tax
deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number and
year of issuance, the
description of the property,
and the names in which it
was assessed are as fol-
lows:

CERTIFICATE NO. 1890
YEAR OF ISSUANCE:


2003

DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:

COMM AT THE NWC OF
SECTION 34, 1N, 4W, AND
THENCE RUN N 89 DEG
43 MIN 52 SEC E 55.79 FT,
THENCE RUN S 00 DEG
13 MIN 58 SEC W 1921.27
FT TO THE BEGIN; FROM
SAID PT. THECE RUN N 89
DEG 43 MIN 52 SEC E
510.13 FT, THENCE RUN S
00 DEG 13 MIN 58 SEC W
213.48 FT, THENCE RUN S
89 DEG 43 MIN 52 SEC W
510.13 FT, THENCE RUN N
00 DEG 13 MIN 58 SEC E
213.48 FT TO THE POB
OR 378 P 1274 -

PARCEL 'ID NUMBER:
4341 N4W0000002212700

Name in which assessed:
JOHN F. BURK

Said Property being in the
County of Gadsden, State
of Florida. Unless such cer-
tificate shall be redeemed
according to law, the prop-
erty described in such cer-
tificate shall be sold to the
highest bidder at the court-
house door on the 8th day
of FEBRUARY 2006, at
10:00a.m.

Dated this 5TH day of JAN-
UARY 2006.

NICHOLAS THOMAS
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Gadsden County, Florida

BY: Ugreenal Ivey
Deputy Clerk
01/12,19,26&02/02/06c


NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED


NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN, that LINDA M.
ROBINSON, the holder of
the following certificate has
filed said certificate for a tax
deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number and
year of issuance, the
description of the property,
and the names in which it
was assessed are as fol-
lows:

CERTIFICATE NO. 1913
YEAR OF ISSUANCE:
2003

DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:

N. LINE OF LOT 25, LITTLE
RIVER SURVEY INTER-
SECTS W. SIDE OF FED-
ERAL RD. RUN S. 27 DEG
20 MIN W. 1460 FT. TO
BEGIN, N. 82 DEG 45 MIN
W. 105 FT., N. 28 DEG 15
MIN E. 50 FT., S. 82 DEG
45 MIN E. 105 FT., S. 28
DEG 15 MIN W 50 FT TO
POB. LESS PT TO SRD
PER OR 121 P 591.
OR 78 P 292

PARCEL ID NUMBER:
50LOROS0000254000100

Name in which assessed:
GADSDEN HILLSIDE
FARMS, INC.

Said Property being in the
County of Gadsden, State
of Florida. Unless such cer-
tificate shall be redeemed
according to law, the prop-
erty described in such cer-
tificate shall be sold to the
highest bidder at the court-
house door on the 8th day
of FEBRUARY 2006, at
10:00a.m.

Dated this 5TH day of JAN-
UARY 2006.


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LEAL


NICHOLAS THOMAS
Clerk of the Cirduit Court
Gadsden County, Florida

BY: Ugreenal Ivey
Deputy Clerk
01/12,19,26&02/02/06c


NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN, that DENNIS
ALLEN, the holder of the fol-
lowing certificate has filed
said certificate for a tax
deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number and
year of issuance, the
description of the property,
and the names in which it
was assessed are as fol-
lows:

CERTIFICATE NO. 1939
YEAR OF ISSUANCE:
2003

DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:

OR 480 P 1649 OR 315 P
1165
LOT 9, BLK H MOSSY OAK
ACRES.

PARCEL ID NUMBER:
50LOROS12800000H0090

Name in which assessed:
DAVID MCQUARY

Said Property being in the
County of Gadsden, State
of Florida. Unless such cer-
tificate shall be redeemed


according to law, the prop-
erty described in such cer-
tificate shall be sold to the
highest bidder at the court-
house door on the 8th day
of FEBRUARY 2006, at
10:00a.m.

Dated this 5TH day of JAN-
UARY 2006.

NICHOLAS THOMAS
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Gadsden County, Florida

BY: Ugreenal Ivey
Deputy Clerk
1/12,19,26&02/02/06c


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE SECOND
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR GADSDEN
COUNTY, FLORIDA

CASE NO: 03-1329-CAB

BANK ONE NATIONAL
ASSOCIATION, AS
TRUSTEE F/K/A THE
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
OF CHICAGO, AS
TRUSTEE
Plaintiff,

vs.

JOHN S. RICHMOND;
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
JOHN S. RICHMOND;
DEBORAH D. COAKER;
JOHN DOE, UNKNOWN
TENANT N/K/A NATE
PORTH; JANE DOE,


contd pg. 19


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,TDS donates to Redeemed, Inc.

5Qena Bryant, administrative assistant, Cassandra Carter, volunteer, and Vivian Mitchell, Clinical supervi-
sor at Redeemed, Inc. receive a check from TDS President Frank Holcumb. They want to express their
thanks to everyone who donated and worked to make Redeemed Incorporated's 8th Annual Community
Party a success. A total of $8,000 was collected.


SShrine Center to host chili cook-off Jan. 14


1 More than 50 chili cooks will com-
pete on Jan. 14, from 11 a.m. until 3
.p.m. at the North Florida Fair-
grounds for cash awards in four cat-
pgories as part of the sixth annual
lViarzuq Shrine Center chili cook-off
hand silent auction.
Marzuq Shrine Center includes
Shriners from the seven county area
that includes Gadsden County.
SThe categories for the chili cook-
off are the hottest, the meatiest, the
-most unusual and the judges choice.
;Three divisions will be judged: indi-
ividual, commercial, and law
enforcement / first responders.
There will also be cash awards for
the best decorated booth and the
:people's choice award. The people's
',choice award is voted on by the peo-
Iple tasting the chili by putting
money in the cooks' jar at their
'booth. Hot dogs, drinks, and desserts
:will also be available.

,GTI holds open

eenrollment
If your new year's resolutions
'included getting a job or getting a
;better job, updating your job skills,
'training for a new career, or earning
'a General Education Diploma
:(GED), Gadsden Technical Institute
'would like to help. Some of our pro-
,grams are accepting new students
immediately and other programs are
;enrolling new students for the fall of
!2006. For information regarding
,programs, fees and/or fee payment
:options which now include cash,
:money order, VISA or MasterCard,
:contact the school at 875-8324.


The judges include local digni-
taries and chefs from Keiser Culi-
nary College.
The silent auction consists of items
ranging from collectibles, framed
prints, golf packages, gift baskets,
and gift certificates from area


the Messer Brothers, Gabby and the
Gang from 93.3, Hoot Gibson,
Trafton Harvey and others. Along
with the musical entertainment will
be the Mountain Dew Cloggers,
clowns, face painting, classic cars
and motorcycles.


restaurants and nierchants. For more information, call the
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2005, with a tremendous response from alumni, parents, businesses and
friends of RFM. Much needed funds were collected for the school, and a
"thank you" is extended to all who contributed.
It is now time to kick off the 2006 annual campaign. "Just as the name
implies, we are trying to establish an annual, steady flow of funds to help
with costs unrelated to the daily operations at RFM," said Rache'l Layerd,
Director of Development. "We are hoping that when people think about
their yearly contributions to a favorite charity, college alma mater, or club
membership, they will remember the RFM annual campaign as well," said
Layerd.
"The main group of people we would like to target are those alumni,
friends, and businesses who are not already paying tuition to the school;
... those who have been affected by RFM in a special way over the past 36
S''. .years; and those who still value the importance of the school as part of our
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on the historical main building at RFM. The estimated cost is $166,000.
Nearly 2,000 letters have been sent to RFM parents of current students,
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!UNKNOWN TENANT N/K/A
:STEPHANIE PORTH
Defendants.

NOTICE OF
FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN that pursuant to a
iFinal Judgment of Foreclo-
sure dated May 27, 2004,
ind entered in Case No. 03-
1329-CAB in the Circuit
Court of the 2nd Judicial
Circuit in and for Gadsden
GCounty, Florida wherein
4Bank One, National Associ-
ation, as Trustee f/k/a/ The
'First National Bank of
Chicago, as Trustee is
plaintiff and John S. Rich-
'rnond, Unknown Spouse of
,John S. Richmond, Deborah
'D. Coaker, John Doe,
*Unknown Tenant, n/k/a Nate
Porth and Jane Doe,
'Unknown Tenant, n/k/a
.~tephanie Porth are Defen-
Pdants, I will sell to the high-
,est and best bidder for cash
pn the South Side of the
iadsden County Court-
'house located at 10 E. Jef-
ferson Street, Quincy,
Florida at 11:00 a.m. on the
-1st day of January 2006,
ihe following described
property in Gadsden
'County, Florida:

Commence at a concrete
monument (found) known
ias marking the Northeast
corner of the West one-half
;pf Section 17, Township 2
)North, Range 2 West, Gads-
tden County, Florida, and run
thence South 010 12' 54"
West 1655.59 feet to a con-
crete monument (set) for
1he POINT OF BEGINNING.
'trom said POINT OF
BEGINNING thence con-
jinue South 01 12' 54" West
231.84 feet; thence North
87 35'01" West 810.12 feet
to a point on the easterly
maintained right-of-way


boundary of a county road-
way known as Lanier Road;
thence North 17- 18' 46"
East along said easterly
maintained right-of-way
boundary a distance of
223.63 feet; thence South
88 47' 06" East 747.93 feet
to the POINT OF BEGIN-
NING.

Dated this 4th day of Janu-
ary, 2006.

Nicholas Thomas
Clerk of the Circuit Court

(SEAL)

. By Betty Sue Sadberry
Deputy Clerk
1/12&19/06c


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
GADSDEN COUNTY,
FLORIDA

GENERAL JURISDICTION
DIVISION
CASE NO: 2003-483-CA-B

NATIONAL CITY MORT-
GAGE CO.
PLAINTIFF

VS.

ROY E. TAYLOR, SR., indi-
vidually and as Trustee of
THE ROY E. TAYLOR, SR.
REVOCABLE TRUST dated
DECEMBER 20, 2000, IF
LIVING, AND IF 'DEAD,
THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE,
HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES,
LIENORS, CREDITORS,
TRUSTEES AND ALL
OTHER PARTIES CLAIM-
ING AN INTEREST BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST ROY E. TAYLOR,
SR.; UNKNOWN SPOUSE
OF ROY E. TAYLOR, SR.,
IF ANY; HAZEL RUDD
TRUSTEE FOR THE RAY-
MOND JEAN FAMILY


TRUST; UNKNOWN BENE-
FICIARIES OF THE RAY-
MOND JEAN FAMILY
TRUST; AND LANCE
COALSON, JOHN DOE
AND JANE DOE AS
UNKNOWN TENANTS IN
POSSESSION.
DEFENDANTS)

NOTICE OF FORECLO-
SURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN pursuant to a Sum-
mary Final Judgment of
Foreclosure- dated January
5, 2006 entered in Civil
Case No. 2003-483-CA-B of
the Circuit Court of the 2nd
Judicial Circuit in and for
GADSDEN County,
QUINCY, Florida, I will sell
to the highest and best bid-
der for cash at THE.SOUTH
DOOR at the GADSDEN
County Courthouse located
at 10 E. JEFFERSON in
QUINCY, Florida, at 11:00
a.m. on the 26th day of Jan-
uary, 2006 the following
described property as set
forth in said Summary Final
Judgment, to-wit:

LOT 11 OF BLOCK "B" OF
HIGH BRIDGE SUBDIVI-
SION AS PER MAP OR
PLAT THEREOF
RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 1, PAGE 172, OF
THE PUBLIC RECORDS
OF GADSDEN COUNTY,
FLORIDA.

Dated this 5th day of Janu-
ary, 2006.

Nicholas Thomas
Clerk of the Circuit Court

(SEAL)

By Betty Sue Sadberry
Deputy Clerk

IN ACCORDANCE WITH
THE AMERICANS WITH
DISABILITIES ACT, per-
sons with disabilities need-


ing a special accommoda-
tion should contact COURT
ADMINISTRATION, at the
GADSDEN County Court-
house at 850-875-8629, 1-
800-955-8771 (TDD) or 1-
800-955-8770, via Florida
Relay Service.
1/12&19/06c


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
GADSDEN COUNTY,
FLORIDA

GENERAL JURISDICTION
DIVISION
CASE NO: 2003-485-CA-B

NATIONAL CITY MORT-
GAGE CO.
PLAINTIFF

VS.

ROY E. TAYLOR, SR., Indi-
vidually and as Trustee of
THE ROY E. TAYLOR, SR.
REVOCABLE TRUST dated
DECEMBER 20, 2000, IF
LIVING, AND IF DEAD,
THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE,
HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES,
LIENORS, CREDITORS,
TRUSTEES AND ALL
OTHER PARTIES CLAIM-
ING AN INTEREST BY.
THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST ROY E. TAYLOR,
SR.; UNKNOWN SPOUSE
OF ROY E. TAYLOR, SR.,
IF ANY; HAZEL RUDD
TRUSTEE FOR THE RAY-
MOND JEAN FAMILY
TRUST; UNKNOWN BENE-
FICIARIES OF THE RAY-
MOND JEAN FAMILY
TRUST; LANCE COAL-
SON, JOHN DOE and
JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN
TENANTS IN POSSES-
SION.
DEFENDANTS)

NOTICE OF
FORECLOSURE SALE


NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN pursuant to a Sum-
mary Final Judgment of
Foreclosure dated January
5, 2006 entered in Civil
Case No. 2003-485-CA-B of
the Circuit Court of the 2nd
Judicial Circuit in and for
GADSDEN County,
QUINCY, Florida, I will sell
to the highest and best bid-
der for cash at THE SOUTH
DOOR at the GADSDEN
Courity Courthouse located
at 10 E. JEFFERSON in
QUINCY, Florida, at 11:00
a.m. on the 26th day of Jan-
uary, 2006 the following
described property as set
forth in said Summary Final
Judgment, to-wit:

LOT 7 OF BLOCK D OF
HIGH BRIDGE SUBDIVI-
SION AS PER MAP OR
PLAT THEREOF
RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 1, PAGE 172, OF
THE PUBLIC RECORDS
OF GADSDEN COUNTY,
FLORIDA.

Dated this 5th day of Janu-
ary, 2006.

Nicholas Thomas
Clerk of the Circuit Court

(SEAL)

By Betty Sue Sadberry
Deputy Clerk

IN ACCORDANCE WITH
THE AMERICANS WITH
DISABILITIES ACT, per-
sons with disabilities need-
ing a special accommoda-
tion should contact COURT
ADMINISTRATION, at the
GADSDEN County Court-
house at 850-875-8629, 1-
800-955-8771 (TDD) or 1-
800-955-8770, via Florida
Relay Service.
1/12&19/06c


NOTICE OF
APPLICATION


FOR WATER USE PERMIT

Notice is hereby given that
pursuant to Chapter 373,
Florida Statutes, the follow-
ing applications) for water
use permits) has (have)
been received by the North-
west Florida Water Manage-
ment District:

Application number I 06651
filed 12/19/2005
City of Gretna, Post Office
Drawer 220, Gretna, FL
3232-0220
Requesting a maximum
withdrawal of 690,000 gal-
lons per day from the Flori-
dan Aquifer System for Pub-
lic Supply use by an. existing
facility.
General withdrawal locac-
tion(s) in Gadsden County:
T02N, R04W, Sec. 5; T03N,
R04W, Sec. 32; T03N,
R05W, Sec. 2

Interested persons may
object to or comment upon
the applications or submit a
written request for a copy of
the staff reports) containing
proposed agency action
regarding the applications)
by writing to the Division of
Resource Regulation of the
Northwest Florida Water
Management District, atten-
tion Terri Peterson, 152
Water Management Drive,
Havana, Florida 32333-
9700, but such comments
or requests must be
received by 5 o'clock p.m.
on January 26, 2006.

No further public notice will
be provided regarding this
(these) applicationss. Publi-
cation of this notice consti-
tutes constructive notice of
this permit application to all
substantially affected per-
sons. A copy of the staff
reports) must be requested
in order to remain advised
of further proceedings and
any public hearing date.
Substantially affected per-


sons are entitled to request
an administrative hearing
regarding the proposed
agency action by submitting
a written request according
to the provisions of 40A-
1.521, Florida Administra-
tive Code. Notice of Pro-
posed Agency Action will be
mailed only to persons who
have filed such requests.
1/12/06c


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN
AND FOR GADSDEN
COUNTY

CASE #: 05-001160-CAA

WASHINGTON MUTUAL
BANK,
Plaintiff,

vs

LAYMON MILLS;
UNKNOWN PARTIES IN
POSSESSION #1;
UNKNOWN PARTIES IN
POSSESSION #2; IF LIV-
ING, AND ALL UNKNOWN
PARTIES CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER AND
AGAINST THE ABOVE
NAMED DEFENDANTS)
WHO ARE NOT KNOWN
TO' BE DEAD OR ALIVE,
WHETHER SAID
UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY
CLAIM AN INTEREST AS
SPOUSES, HEIRS,
DEVISEES, GRANTEES,
OR OTHER CLAIMANTS
Defendant(s).

NOTICE OF SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN pursuant to an
Order of Final Judgment of
Foreclosure dated January
5, 2006, entered in Civil
Case No. 05-001160-CAA
of the Circuit Court of the
2nd Judicial Circuit in and
for Gadsden County,
Florida, wherein WASHING-


TON MUTUAL BANK, Plain-
tiff and LAYMON MILLS are
defendantss, I will sell to
the highest and best bidder
for cash, AT THE SOUTH
SIDE OF THE COURT-
HOUSE LOCATED AT 10
EAST JEFFERSON
STREET, QUINCY,
FLORIDA, AT 11:00 A.M. on
February 1, 2006 the follow-
ing described property as
set forth in said Final Judg-
ment, to-wit:

COMMENCE AT A POINT
748.22 FEET SOUTH AND
408.8 FEET WEST OF THE
NORTHEAST CORNER OF
THE NORTHWEST QUAR-
TER OF SECTION 2,
TOWNSHIP 1 SOUTH,
RANGE 4 WEST, GADS-
DEN COUNTY, FLORIDA,
AND THENCE RUN
NORTH 65 DEGREES 55
MINUTES EAST 370 FEET
TO THE POINT OF BEGIN-
NING. THENCE RUN
NORTH 14 DEGREES 05
MINUTES WEST 107
FEET; THENCE RUN
NORTH 75 DEGREES 08
MINUTES EAST 49.89
FEET; THENCE RUN
SOUTH 10 DEGREES 50
MINUTES EAST 100 FEET;
THENCE RUN SOUTH 65
DEGREES 55 MINUTES
WEST 45 FEET TO THE
POINT OF BEGINNING.

ALSO DESCRIBED AS LOT
63 OF WILDWOOD
ACRES, AN
UNRECORDED PLAT.

TOGETHER WITH: COM-
MENCE AT A POINT 748.8
FEET WEST OF THE
NORTHEAST CORNER OF
THE NORTHWEST QUAR-
TER OF SECTION 2,
TOWNSHIP 1 SOUTH,
RANGE 4 WEST, GADS-
DEN COUNTY, FLORIDA,
AND THENCE RUN
NORTH 65 DEGREES 55
MINUTES EAST 320 FEET
TO THE POINT OF BEGIN-


NING. THENCE FROM
SAID POINT RUN NORTH
24 DEGREES 05 MINUTES
WEST 127 FEET; THENCE
RUN NORTH 83 DEGREES
25 MINUTES EAST 71.9
FEET; THENCE RUN
SOUTH 14 DEGREES 05
MINUTES EAST 107 FEET;
THENCE RUN SOUTH 65
DEGREES 55 MINUTES
WEST 50 FEET TO THE
POINT OF BEGINNING;
ALSO DESCRIBED AS LOT
64 OF WILDWOOD
ACRES, AN
UNRECORDED PLAT.
TOGETHER WITH A
MOBILE HOME PERMA-
NENTLY AFFIXED
THEREON. YEAR: 2000;
VIN #: SHGA6340A AND
SHGA6340B.

IF Y OU ARE A PERSON
WITH A DISABILITY WHO
NEEDS ANY ACCOMMO-
DATION IN ORDER TO
PARTICIPATE IN THIS
PROCEEDING, YOU ARE
ENTITLED, AT NO COST
TO YOU, TO THE PROVI-
SION OF CERTAIN ASSIS-
TANCE.. PLEASE CON-
TACT GADSDEN COUNTY
COURTHOUSE, 10 EAST
JEFFERSON STREET,
QUINCY, FL 32351 WITHIN
2 WORKING DAYS OF
YOUR RECEIPT OF THIS
NOTICE OF SALE: IF YOU
ARE HEARING IMPAIRED
CALL: 1-800-955-8771; IF
YOU ARE VOICE
IMPAIRED CALL: 1-800-
955-8770.

DATED at QUINCY, Florida,
this 6th day of January,
2006.

Nicholas Thomas
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Gadsden County, Florida

(SEAL)

By Betty Sue Sadberry
Deputy Clerk
1/12&19/06c






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