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NOVEMBER28, 2013 WWW.GADCOTIMES.COM VOLUME113/ISSUE47 50 12 PAGES, 1 SECTION Come for feasting, fellowshipChrist Town Ministries will host a free community Thanksgiving Dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. (or until the food runs out) on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28, at Christ Town Church, 2121 W. Jefferson St., Quincy. Menu includes: Turkey (smoked and baked), ham, dressing, rice and gravy, sweet potato souffl, green beans, greens, macaroni and cheese, cranberry relish and sauce, rolls and assorted desserts. The meal is being prepared by members of several local churches and businesses: First Presbyterian Church, Christ Town Ministries, St. Pauls Episcopal Church, Centenary United Methodist Cchurch, West End Grille, Cook Brothers Inc.; and many generous individuals. For Thanksgiving 2012, about 300 plates were served to Gadsden County residents. This year organizers plan to meet or exceed this number. Times office to close two days for ThanksgivingThe Gadsden County Times will close at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, for the Thanksgiving holiday and reopen at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 2. For information, call 850-6277649. NEWS BRIEFS BoCC mulls road maintenance CURT WILKERSONTimes CorrespondentThe Nov. 19 meeting of the Gadsden County Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) began with a changing of the guard, as District 1 Commissioner Eric Hinson was appointed by the board to succeed Doug Croley as chairman. In addition, District 4 Commissioner Brenda Holt was selected to serve as vice-chair. I want to thank everybody for electing me as chairman, and Id like to thank Commissioner Holt for serving as vice-chair, said Hinson. I also want to thank Commissioner Croley for doing an excellent job; he made things easier for everybody. After a brief rearranging of the dais, the commission resumed with regular business. The BoCC approved a $100,000 one-year contract to fund the Gadsden County Development Council (GCDC). The GCDC will help promote economic expansion in Gadsden County by luring new business to the county, while encouraging the expansion and retention of existing businesses. The council will attempt to attract private sector investors while also identifying and utilizing governmental resources such as tax breaks. The first order of business for the GCDC will be the development of a strategic plan to guide their efforts. Beth Kirkland, the former executive director of the Tallahassee Economic Development Council, has been contracted to lead the efforts of the GCDC. Economic development is a team sport, said Kirkland. Its going to take all the stakeholders in the community, public and private, to execute the plan that is developed. Members of the BoCC were adamant that the GCDC develop clearly defined objectives and report their progress to the commission on a regular basis. Another topic of great debate at the Tough contest An East Gadsden High School basketball player leaps toward the basket in the midst of scoring in a game this past Saturday night at home against the Wakulla War Eagles. Photo by Cheri Harris Jaguars start basketball season with tough loss TERRANCE CHISOLMTimes Sports CorrespondentThe Jaguars of East Gadsden began their season this past Saturday with a home game against the Wakulla War Eagles. The Jaguars ran out of the locker room onto their home court with an intense look of confidence and focus. Before the start of the game the team broke their huddle by simultaneously reciting one word: Believe. East Gadsden won the opening tip and senior forward John Fain scored the first points of the Jaguars season by knocking down a three-pointer. Fain went on to score the Jaguars first eight points of the game. East Gadsdens offense flowed well during the first part of the opening quarter but seemed to be a little out of sync during the second half of the quarter. The home team held an 18-11 lead over the War Eagles as the first quarter ended with senior floor general Nick Byrd launching a threepointer from deep behind the arc that barely missed off the rim. Wakulla came out fighting in the opening minutes of the second quarter. After East Gadsden committed two turnovers and a few fouls, their lead was cut to three and with 6:28 to go in the second quarter, the home team held a 21-18 advantage. Wakulla began to work the ball inside to their center and continued to get to the free-throw line and hit their free throws. The War Eagles tied the game up 2727with 1:08 left in the half by finding a mismatch inside for a lay-up. The visiting team gained their first lead of the game when they converted on a nice and one play as 34.3 seconds remained before the half. At the end of the second quarter, the Jaguars jogged off the court trailing by a score of 30-27. With just over six minutes to go in the third, Byrd hit a nice jumper that tied the game up 32-32. Less than two minutes later, senior forward Bobby Dukes made a put-back off his own miss, which gave the Jaguars a one-point lead as the scoreboard showed a score of 36-35. Unfortunately the Jaguars continued to hurt themselves by fouling the War Eagles and sending them to the charity stripe. The third quarter ended as Fain made a tip-in before the buzzer off of his own missed free throw that gave East Gadsden a slight 41-40 lead over Wakulla. Both teams committed several fouls in the third but the visitors did a better job of making their shots from the foul line. With 7:36 left in the See LOSS/ Page A7 For more high sc hool sports, see related stories Page A7 CHERI HARRISTimesOmar Ahmed Mercer, 33, was sentenced to 166 months in jail including more than 470 days served for the Aug. 4, 2012, shooting death of Anthony Jerome Hopkins Jr. After Judge Jonathan E. Sjostrom read the sentence, a sentence he said would disappoint everyone, he read an excerpt from a letter one of many he received on behalf of both the victim and the man convicted of killing him. People are dying for nothing. Do you hear me? Nothing Before Mercers sentencing, Sjostrom heard from a number of family members and others who spoke passionately in favor of either justice for the loss of life or mercy for the man accused of taking it shooting Hopkins in the back four times outside the senior citizens center in Quincy, where both men had been attending a private party. Hopkins mother, Stephanie, showed the judge pictures of her son with his sisters. I miss him because that was my boy, she said. That was my son. We talked every day. She described the night Aug. 4 when she called Hopkins, and called him and called him, and he never answered. Angela Lindsey, Hopkins aunt, described Hopkins, nicknamed Boo, as a young man who enjoyed life. He was a lot of fun, she said. She also told Sjostrom her nephew was the last Hopkins male who could carry on the family name. Man gets 13 years after plea in 2012 shooting Omar Mercersentenced Friday. See CASE / Page A2 See BOCC/ Page A2

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John M. Leace, Mercers defense attorney, called several witnesses including one of Mercers childhood friends, Michael Knox; Mercers his older brother, Akbar; and his older sister. Knox described Mercer as a school boy who would go out of his way to avoid trouble. Mercer had an undergraduate engineering degree from Embry-Riddle and was working on a masters degree. Akbar Mercer said, Omars my younger brother, and he inspired me to go to school. Asia Mercer described a younger brother who supported her and encouraged her to better herself through education and steering clear of problems. We grew up in the projects, she said. There was trouble everywhere. We didnt want to be a part of it at all. Omar Mercer told Sjostrom he spent his entire life avoiding conflict, but that night he felt he had to protect his brother and himself. This is something I have to live with for the rest of my life, he said. He also apologized to Hopkins family. Mercer had been charged with homicide and carrying a concealed firearm but pled no contest to manslaughter. He was also sentenced to five years probation and court costs. A2THEGADSDENCOUNTYTIMES NOVEMBER28, 2013 WWW.GADCOTIMES.COM 000GPGS 000GQ08 000GP1H Nov. 19 meeting was the acceptance of nonmaintained roads in Gadsden County into the county road system, so they may be maintained by the public works department. District 5 Commissioner Sherrie Taylor stressed her desire to clean up the countys road system. There are almost 100 private roads that are not receiving any services because they are private, said Taylor. But Ive always said that those people vote and pay taxes in the county, too. The process of incorporating roads into county service is complicated by the difficulty in selecting which roads to maintain, and raising the needed funds to maintain them. We are talking about tremendous initial and recurring costs to the county to do this, said District 3 Commissioner Gene Morgan. All I can see is a disaster in the making when we start talking about picking and choosing private roads to use taxpayer dollars to do this with. Ultimately, the commission decided to revisit the issue in the near future, after researching the means to create a process through which the initiative could move forward. Other business:The board approved an interlocal agreement with the city of Chattahoochee for the paving of River Landing Road. The county shares ownership of the road with Chattahoochee and as a result will split the cost of the project. The total estimated cost for the paving and resurfacing of River Landing Road is $116,400. CASEContinued from Page A1 BOCCContinued from Page A1 Letters to SantaGadsden County children ages 4 to 11 are invited to write letters to Santa Claus and drop them off at any local public library branch and the Bookmobile through Dec. 9 and receive a free book. The letters should include a picture of the perfect Christmas, as well as the childs name, age and phone number. Some letters will be reproduced in The Gadsden County Times. The Gadsden County Commission is considering incorporating private roads into county service. TALLAHASSEEThe state and local unemployment figures for October 2013 were released today. In October, the unemployment rate in the WORKFORCE plus region Gadsden, Leon and Wakulla counties was 5.4 percent. This was 1.3 percentage points lower than the regions year-ago rate of 6.7 percent, and 1.2 percentage points below the state rate of 6.6 percent. Out of a labor force of 185,417 there were 9,925 unemployed residents in the region. Gadsden Countys unemployment rate (6.6 percent) was the highest in the WORKFORCE plus region, followed by Leon County (5.2 percent) and Wakulla County (5.1 percent). Nonagricultural employment in the Tallahassee metro area Gadsden, Jefferson, Leon and Wakulla counties was 170,400 in October 2013, up 4,800 jobs over the year. Among all metro areas in the state, the Tallahassee metro area had the third-highest over the year employment growth rate in trade, transportation, and utilities (+8.2 percent) and other services (+4.3 percent). Working diligently to provide the necessary resources for job-seekers and employers in our region, our staff is searching for ways to improve job preparedness and business recruitment tools, such as the addition of two career-building workshops on career branding and career change, launched in the month of October,said WORKFORCE plus CEO Jim McShane. Offering more career development workshops to the community is just one way we are working to increase our regions re-employment rate. For more information about WORKFORCE plus and the multitude of programs offered, go to www.wfplus.org or call 1866-WFP-JOB1. Programs funded through WORKFORCE plus are equal opportunity programs with auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Persons using TTY/TTD equipment use Florida Relay Service 711. October unemployment figures released

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WWW.GADCOTIMES.COMTHEGADSDENCOUNTYTIMES NOVEMBER28, 2013 A3 000GQJR Affordable help for the uninsured & underinsured. Affordable Healthcare Act Affordable Healthcare Act Mayor Keith Dowdell would like to thank all City of Quincy residents who attended the Affordable Healthcare meetings this past week. Florida Blue is the only company on the Federal Healthcare Exchange in Gadsden County and sur rounding areas. FIND OUT ABOUT THE AVAILABLE COST SAVINGS SUBSIDY Mayor Keith Dowdell CITY OF QUINCY For more information or assistance contact Karen Wells with K.L. Wells and Associates 850-875-3579 373 E. Jefferson Street, Quincy, Florida 32351 The City of Quincy and Mayor Keith Dowdell thank you for your generous contributions during Operation Food Drive WE APPRECIATE ALL OF YOUR DONATIONS AS WE SERVE THE FAMILIES DURING THE HOLIDAY. OPERATION FOOD DRIVE ~Contribution List~ Mayor Keith Dowdell City Manager Jack McLean Jr. Dr. Carla Holoman Dr. Abbey Classic Shirts William Poston Rex Kever Wal-Mart Lillie Smith Jackson Ray Ellias Winn-Dixie Cole Electric Bishop W. R. Fitten New Life Christian Center Richard Lookwood Quality Meats Piggly Wiggly Jin Jin Restaurant Ann Sherman Bernice Jones Diane Matheney Alphesia Hughes Mark Hammelman David Rittman Chris Jordan Willie Mitchell Howard Smith Jerry Miller

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A4THEGADSDENCOUNTYTIMES NOVEMBER28, 2013 WWW.GADCOTIMES.COMAlthough I wont be running in a turkey trot road race on Thanksgiving morning, it doesnt mean I wont be walking or riding my bike while some of you will run that race I have loved so much over the years. Maybe next year Ill get over some pretty intense foot pain and be able to, once again, run a road race one of my very favorite things to do in life. I hope you love this holiday as much as I do. In fact, it is my favorite time of the year, even if I cant run another turkey trot. I believe Thanksgiving is one of those holidays almost overlooked by some. I have so much to be thankful for. Every day I am able to wake and draw breath, I am grateful for being able to do so. Nowadays I shuffle, rather than walk briskly, upon crawling out of bed. However, within a few minutes Im walking as I did when a young man and am excited about taking the dog out to do his morning duty so that I can attend to mine. Ive found that healthy routines are life or breath for me. When youre older, you have to hold onto those good habits youve acquired over the years. For me, that means kneeling in prayer as one of my first actions, each and every day. Then, as Ive shared with you so many times in the past, I unroll my exercise mat and do my floor routine while listening to Gregorian chant. I also do a few exercises in the garage before I drink my one or two glasses of water and take off on my morning walk. When I return from walking, I hop onto my bicycle and ride awhile. By the time I return, my wife is usually out of bed and we can feed the dog and then have breakfast together. What would I do without my wonderful companion, Judy? She is the love of my life, and it is just so wonderful to fall asleep together, while always making sure our bodies are touching. To wake up next to her is sheer joy. Many my age dont have that valuable experience any longer as a spouse has died. As I shared in last weeks column, I had the good fortune to visit with my sister and her husband and my best friends another thing I dont take for granted. My high school graduating class is hoping to hold a 55th reunion next year. If I have the good fortune to attend, it may be the last time I see some of my old classmates. I am thankful to be living where I am, in a neighborhood filled with other seniors like myself. I have met so many good people since moving here in August. Our next door neighbors, Shirley and Al, have already become good friends of ours. Last week this lovely couple treated us to an exciting evening when they took us to La Nouba by Cirque du Soleil at Disneyworld in Orlando. Shirley is older than I am and did the driving. Who could ask for more? A few days ago we went to Floridas largest flea market in Webster. We all had a good time and even made a few purchases. The fresh produce we bought, in itself, made the trip well worthwhile. I am going to join one of the many clubs and groups offered here at the Legacy in Leesburg. Since I do so much walking and bike riding, my neighbor, Larry, a member of the Neighborhood Watch, encouraged me to join their ranks to help do my part in keeping our wonderful community crime-free. Judy and I found a great church, Whitney Baptist, to worship at. Pastor Randy Ford is a very inspiring preacher and filled with the Holy Spirit. We have a friendly congregation and the services are exciting and provocative. I have had the honor of already singing two solos, and I do love singing of Gods praises. Perhaps, one day soon, Pastor Randy will allow me to read some Scripture as I also love doing. Pastor Ford has reminded us more than once during his last few sermons that freedom to worship is not to be taken lightly in this world. We still are the most fortunate people in the world to be able to worship our Lord without outsiders trying to stop us. He has also reminded us that if things continue as they have in the world, there might be a day when even in this great country of ours we could be persecuted for worshiping Jesus. Judy and I at this point in time are not planning to share our Thanksgiving dinner with anyone. However, we always make the most of it, and are thankful to the Lord, that He has brought us together and that we are both healthy and happy. I do hope your Thanksgiving is a happy and bountiful one and that you have the opportunity to share it with friends and/or loved ones. God bless you. The horrific weather disasters which brought destruction to the Philippines and a half a world away to the U.S. Midwestern states give us all a reason to pause and reflect. The news video accounts of the typhoon and tornados are shockingly graphic reminders that we all live in the world of we never know at the mercy of nature. Lets realize we are not immune to threats to our well-being and that of our loved ones near and far. Lets be thankful for our own safety and security, while we do what we can to support relief efforts for the victims of natural calamities. As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving, lets remember this the holidays name is a compound word Thanks and Giving. Please take these few moments to consider my ideas for enhancing the celebration of Thanksgiving and the entire holiday season ahead. Each of us has much to be thankful for our lives, families, friendships and, hopefully, work that fulfills us. While there is no perfection in life, lets admit the glass is more than half full for most of us most of the time. Thanking those we love, admire, depend upon and have work relationships with is important, but not expressed as often as we could. Find the chance to share a sincere thank you to important people in your life in the next few weeks. While were already inundated with ads for holiday gift-giving, here are Ten Thanks-Giving Thoughts to share with your family members, friends and colleagues gifts from the heart. 1. Lets share our bounty with those with less. Consider the gift of one weeks grocery bill donated to a community food bank, domestic violence or homeless shelter, a child health charity or foster parent association, hospice, veterans support organization or your United Way as a token of appreciation for what we have, and what others do for the less fortunate. 2. Express our gratitude in word and deed to those who care for others as a profession or as volunteers. Give compliments for the good works of caregivers for our children and frail elders those caring individuals who clean the bottoms of babies and the bed-ridden, and help nurture and stimulate their minds, deserve the kindnesses of family members and neighbors all through the year, but especially at holiday time. 3. Respect our elected officials for their service. While we believe in representative government, who among us is brave enough to run for public office? We dont have to agree with all of their policies, but we should respect their service, and hold them accountable for their actions or lack of action. Silence is the antithesis of effectiveness. 4. Give time to a worthy cause. Volunteerism is time and talent philanthropy! Our investments for the benefit of others build community and create a great example for our children. Spectatorism is relaxing, but our communitys needs can be addressed, in part, by sharing our energy. Whether we choose to sing in a chorus, read to a toddler, mentor a youth or visit a lonely elder, our time is a priceless gift which appreciates in value. 5. Conserve resources by consuming less fuel, reusing and recycling. Native American culture considered our planet as a parent, worthy of respect and protection. Our throw-away culture is feeding our landfills with trash, and our air and water absorb the residue of fuel-generated pollutants. Preserving our environment is self-preservation, as well as a life-saving gift to wildlife, plant life and our childrens children. 6. Slow down. Whether behind the steering wheel or in conversation with others, speed is not a good thing. Being in a perpetual hurry endangers our lives on the road and cuts short our relationships with others. Give yourself a few extra minutes in transit to be a safe driver and listen a bit longer to the words in conversation with loved ones and coworkers. Actively listen and show others that positive attention is a gift worth giving. 7. Put technology in its place. We live in a hightech, low-touch culture governed by the beeps, buzzes and blinking lights of technology. As time is compressed, stress grows. Immediate response raises expectations, reduces careful consideration and makes us more prone to error. Take a breather from all the numbing numbers and ask others to be considerate in public and private spaces by turning the on switch off. Our children need to know our eye contact and voices are focused on their needs, too. Cell phones, pagers and email should not keep our loved ones on hold. 8. Advocate with assertion, not aggression. Free speech is not an invitation to be offensive. Responsible advocacy requires thoughtful strategy, practical solutions and effective conversation. Clear and consistent communication with allies and adversaries alike sets the stage for progress. Advocacy is the heartfelt expression of a wrong to be righted with composure and grace. An advocates power is in persuasive and persistent articulation and the recruitment of others to the cause. Support advocacy organizations which reflect and represent your values and policy goals. 9. Health is a form of wealth. Making sure we eat right, exercise and take time to rest and relax are the keys to clear thinking and long-term effectiveness. Our bodies cannot support us unless our minds resolve to take care and be careful. Being healthy examples to our children in nutrition and behavior sends positive signals for their attitude and future actions. 10. Take optimism pills every morning the timed-release kind. Positive attitudes and negativity are both contagious. Those who believe they will make a difference can achieve their goals. Pessimism is the minds way of giving up before the first step is taken. We who strive to make change for the better in our lives, neighborhoods and the world around us should stop whining and start winning. The power of one, multiplied and magnified, is the only correct formula for progress. Holidays remind us that bridges across the generations are built upon the stanchions of memory. We who recall the glow of candlelight reflecting the faces at our grandparents table 4GEN JOURNAL Letters to the editorNo one likes to think about death and dying, but its something everyone has to face eventually. Theres an incredible resource in our community that provides comfort, dignity and respect to all those coping with a serious or lifelimiting illness. Its Big Bend Hospice. November is National Hospice Palliative Care Month, a time to reach out to our community to raise awareness about the compassionate care that hospice and palliative care provide to patients and their families. One of the most important messages to help people understand is that hospice care and palliative care helps patients and families focus on living. The Big Bend Hospice team of Gadsden County provides expert medical care to keep patients comfortable and able to enjoy time with loved ones. The hospice team answers questions, offers advice on what to expect, and helps families with the duties of being a caregiver. The team also provides emotional and spiritual support for the entire family. Hospice Medicare and Medicaid cover 100 percent of the cost of the approved treatments and services related to the terminal illness. Hospice is covered by most insurance plans and HMOs. Thanks to community support, no one is ever refused Big Bend Hospice services because of inability to pay. Hospice care is provided in the home, nursing homes, assisted living facilities and long-term care centers. Hospice care is available to people of all ages, with any illness. Hospice professionals and trained volunteers will ask you whats important and listen to what you say. They make your wishes a priority. If you or a loved one is facing a serious or life-limiting illness, the time to find out more about hospice and palliative care is right now. Wendy Melton Abbott, RN, BSN, CHPN Senior Team Manager Big Bend Hospice Along Twin Ponds Road...Ray Willis The Gadsden County Times15 S. Madison St. Quincy, FL 32351-3137AND CONTINUING THE CHATTAHOOCHEE TRIBUNE (USPS 212) ESTABLISHED 1901Executive Editor Cheri Harris, editor@gadcotimes.comEditor: Alice DuPont, adupont@gadcotimes.com Advertising Sales: adsales@gadcotimes.com Legals/Classified: advertising@gadcotimes.com 877676-1403 Circulation: 877401-6408 Telephone: 850-627-7649 Fax: 850-627-7191 Web: www. gadcotimes.com Published weekly every Thursday by The Gadsden County Times. Periodical Postage paid at Quincy, FL 32351 Mailing address: 15 S. Madison St.,Quincy, FL 32351-3137 Copyright 2010 by the Gadsden County Times. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or part is prohibited without written permission from the publisher. Subscription rates, 50 cents per copy, $30 per year in Gadsden County, $40 per year for other Florida counties. $48 for other states (including Georgia). Advertising rates available upon request. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to the Gadsden County Times at 15 S. Madison St., Quincy, FL 32351-3137. We want to hear from you! The opinions expressed in Times editorials are the opinions of the columnist or the editorial team of the newspaper. Viewpoints presented in columns, cartoons or letters do not necessarily represent the opinion of the editorial team. Groups or individuals are invited to express their opinions in letters to the editor and in guest columns. Persons wishing to contact the general manager or executive editor should call 627-7649. All letters must be signed and include a telephone number and community name, including letters sent via e-mail. Names and communities will be printed; phone numbers will not be published or made public. We reserve the right to edit letters for length, libel, fairness and good taste. Not all contributions will be printed. Letters should be no longer than 350 words and writers will be restricted to one contribution per month. Deadline for submission is Wednesday at noon for the upcoming weeks publication. Submissions should be mailed to Cheri Harris, Executive Editor, 15 S. Madison St. Quincy, FL 32351, or e-mailed to editor@gadcotimes.com. End of life an inevitable topic Jack Levine4GEN JOURNAL See LEVINE / Page A6 Make Thanksgiving more than a feast

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WWW.GADCOTIMES.COMTHEGADSDENCOUNTYTIMES NOVEMBER28, 2013 A5 (Editors note: This is Nancy Kennedys annual psalm of thanksgiving, a tradition she thinks started in 2000. She didnt keep track.) Dear God, Here I am again, with a blank page in front of me, attempting to put into 750 words or less all the ways in which I am thankful. Where do I even begin? Thank you, Lord, that I belong to you. Thank you for the gifts of grace, repentance and faith, for forgiveness, for mercy, especially for your mercy thats a continual source of healing for my sin-tainted soul. Thank you for pink and purple sunrises and golden sunsets, bookends to each day that you give as a gift to those you love. Thank you for the sound of the surf, the smell of cookies fresh from the oven, for comfortable shoes, for Bearcats and cowbirds and sushi thats both cheap and good. This past year has been steady; its been good. No high highs, no low lows. Id describe it as white bread and oatmeal, tapioca and the color blue, easy-listening music, gentle rolling hills, a white four-door sedan. No shouting from the rooftops, no sobbing on the floor. No matter what kind of year I may have, all my days are in your hands. Thank you, Lord, that I am securely in your hands. Thank you, Lord, that you never let go of your own. Even if I wander away (which I always do), your relentless, persistent love never wanes, never wavers, even for a child like me determined to flee. You are the mama rabbit in the Runaway Bunny that tells her little bunny, If you become a bird and fly away from me, then I will become a tree that you fly home to. You say that too, Lord. You say it to me. Thank you, Lord, for illustrations everywhere, for trees with sturdy limbs and Blessed Hope M.B. Church is at 2119 Hutchinson Ferry Road, Quincy. Photo by Cheri Harris Praise the Lord Holiday production in HavanaHelena Barringtons Majesty will be presented at 8 p.m. Dec. 6 at Metropolitan Cathedral of Truth, 1110 Rich Bay Road, Havana. Majesty is a unique and powerful depiction of the events experienced around the world surrounding the birth of Jesus Christ. This production is a blend of music, dance, drama, vibrant costumes and elegant pageantry, forming a symphony of art forms and expressions to tell this timeless story as never told before. Helena Barringtons flair for musical excellence is woven throughout this powerfully moving performance by a cast of more than 100 actors, dancers and singers comprised of members of the Worship Arts Ministry of Metropolitan Cathedral of Truth as well as guest cast members from several area churches and organizations. Linger LongerA A T T Y Y O O U U R R L L I I B B R R A A R R Y YDr. Carolyn E. Poole, Director Workshops to explore LDS genealogy resources Are you related to a Seminole? Where would you even begin to find out? The Gadsden County Public Library System can connect you with the right experts to help you trace your roots. Youre invited to attend a free program where you will discover the largest collection of genealogy and family history resources in the world. Please join us for a free, informative overview of FamilySearch: Ancestors Remembered on these two dates: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, at Havana Public Library 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, at Cowen Public Library in Chattahoochee. During these sessions, you will be introduced to FamilySearch, a non-profit organization sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Mormons are dedicated to connecting families across generations. Their team of employees and volunteers have been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records for more than 100 years. Fortunately, you dont have to travel all Genealogist Deanna Ramsey with FamilySearch Elders Miller and Stroupe at a library workshop on family history. Photo submitted See LIBRARY / Page A6 O, give thanks! Nancy KennedyGRACE NOTES See GRACE / Page A6 000GP3Q 000GQNV NFEDC VISION HOPE VOICE NFEDC HOPE A COMMON CAUSE FOR A COMMON PEOPLE, WHILE CARING AND SHARING

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The 2013 Gadsden Tomato Forum will be from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at the North Florida Research and Education Center, Pat Thomas Parkway, 155 Research Road, Quincy. This forum is sponsored by the Gadsden County Tomato Growers Association. This educational program focuses on commercial tomato production in the northwest Florida, south Alabama and south Georgia areas. Anyone interested in attending is welcome. By attending this program, 2 Ag Row Crop or 2 Private Applicator CEUs can be obtained. The program will include: Opening Remarks Dr. Pete Vergot, III, Northwest District Extension Director Variety Trials 2013 Dr. Steve Olson, Vegetable Specialist, University of Florida/IFAS NFREC Soil Fumigants & New Mulch Technology Dr. Joshua H. Freeman, Vegetable Specialist, University of Florida/IFAS NFREC Tomato Diseases Trials Update & Management Options Dr. Mathews Paret, Plant Pathologist, University of Florida/IFAS NFREC Getting Started with Hydroponic Tomatoes Fertility & Production Tactics Dr. Timothy Coolong, Associate Professor, Vegetable Production, UGA/Tifton Campus Questions & Answers/Sponsor Remarks The Annual Meeting of the Gadsden County Tomato Growers Association and the Quincy Tomato Growers Exchange will be at 1:30 p.m. For information, call the Gadsden County Extension Service at 850-875-7255. The Gadsden County Cooperative Extension Service provides research and educational information and other services and activities to individuals and groups that function without regard to race, color, sex, handicap or national origin. Persons with disabilities who require special accommodations or other program information in alternative formats are asked to contact the Gadsden County Extension Service 850-875-7255, Quincy, at least five working days prior to the program. If you are hearing impaired, please contact the University of Florida at 352-846-1046. strong branches that dot the landscape as well as simple childrens books on library shelves, continual reminders of your welcoming love. Thank you, Lord, for words like reluctant and doubt, because in them there is still room for hope. Thank you for my daughters and the men who love them and for my pastors who easily and publicly admit their sin. Thank you for apple green iPods, eyeliner the color of eggplant, cousins who band together and 92-yearold aunts. Thank you for fish tacos and hot coffee, cardigan sweaters with three-quarter length sleeves, for patient husbands who unclog garbage disposals and for Caroline Kennedy Smith. Thank you for the songs we sing in worship: If you tarry til youre better, you will never come at all, Hallelujah, he has found me, the One my soul so long has craved, Oh, the blood, it is my victory. Thank you for awe and wonder, for curiosity and contemplation for worship. I even thank you for times of weakness and failure, because thats where you meet me, comfort and redeem me, enable me to run and dance with joy and confidence and strength. You are a God who loves losers, who welcomes sinners, who heals the brokenhearted. You give grace to the humble (and you humble the proud), you pardon the guilty, give hope to the hopeless, infuse life with meaning and delight. You are Seeker and Savior, Refuge and Redeemer, Father, Son and Holy Ghost. You hold the universe in your hand. No random molecule escapes your grasp. Youre never surprised. You never say, Oops. You remain faithful when Im not. You love when I am unlovely. You who created the mountains and the oceans, the galaxies and dragonflies, as mighty and majestic as you are, still stoop to hear my prayers. My thanks seem puny and insignificant, but my thanks is all that I have to give. So, with all that I have within me, with all my heart, my soul, mind and strength, I thank you, Lord. Thank you, Lord. Thank you! Amen.Nancy Kennedy is the author of Move Over, Victoria I Know the Real Secret, Girl on a Swing, and her latest book, Lipstick Grace. She can be reached at 352-5642927, Monday through Thursday, or via email at nkennedy@chronicleonline.com. A6THEGADSDENCOUNTYTIMES NOVEMBER28, 2013 WWW.GADCOTIMES.COM To Our Midway and Gadsden County WASTE PRO CUSTOMERS Due to the Thanksgiving Holiday your solid waste pickup will be one day behind. Current Day Holiday Of Service Service Thursday Friday Friday Saturday To Our City of Quincy WASTE PRO CUSTOMERS Current Day Holiday Of Service Service Thursday Friday Friday and Saturday Saturday Waste Pro would like to thank you and wish you all a happy and safe holiday. 000GRHG understand how vital heritage is for appreciating who came before us and who we are. As we plan for the holiday season, lets realize there are neighbors, young and elder, whose weeks ahead are not brimming with joy. For whatever reason, in whatever circumstance, we know that there are people in need who can be helped if we choose to do so. In honor and remembrance of a family member who was there for you when you needed them most, please thank and support those who illuminate our paths, exemplify kindness, teach justice and nurture our futures. What a fitting tribute to the legacy of our ancestors. And as November is National Adoption Month, I pay special tribute to loving neighbors who have opened their homes and hearts to children who need forever families. Please visit the website of Heart Gallery of America to get a glimpse of this successful initiative, launched in more than 100 cities (state specific links included), to present adoptable children in a positive light through compelling photographic portraiture, http://www.heartgalleryofamerica.org/. Your work, the gifts you share and the example you set for others are inspirational and sincerely appreciated. Jack Levine is the founder of 4Generations Institute. He can be reached at Jack@4Gen.org or 850567-5252. www.4Gen.org/. LEVINEContinued from Page A4 the way to Utah to tap into their archives. Through advanced digital technology, theyve brought the goodies right here to Gadsden County. The collections of FamilySearch include documents such as civil registration records, church records, probate, census, land, tax and military records. The collection also contains compiled sources such as family histories, clan and lineage genealogies, oral pedigrees and local histories. A recent genealogy workshop series that just wrapped up at the McGill Library in Quincy included two brief sessions about FamilySearch resources and participants were amazed by the valuable information they received. The impromptu instruction got everybody off to a good start creating a family tree chart. In fact, complimentary handouts distributed during the classes provided a simple outline to begin drafting a nifty family tree chart. The Gadsden County Public Library System is delighted to host a similar opportunity for folks in the Havana and Chattahoochee areas to learn about FamilySearch resources. What better place to start researching your heritage than with the best records in the world! In preparation for the programs on Dec. 2 and Dec. 10, start the family history research rolling by talking with relatives over Thanksgiving dinner to find out what they know. Jot down names and approximate dates. Ask if they know other people who might fill in gaps of missing family information. Gather any records you can get hold of, such as birth, marriage, death certificates, photos, letters and old journals. To register for these upcoming free programs, phone the branch library where you plan to attend. The Havana Public Library, phone 5392844, is at 203 E. 5th Ave. in Havana. The Cowen Public Library, phone 6632707, is at 300 Maple St. in Chattahoochee. Come in, and linger longer! LIBRARYContinued from Page A5 GRACEContinued from Page A5 Tomato growers to cluster in Quincy DR. EVE JAMES WILSON DENTIST New Patients Welcome Here! We Offer Friendly a nd Excellent Dental Care Cosmetic Preventative Restorative Emergency WHY DRIVE TO TALLAHASSEE? Convenient evening hours available Call Us: 850-875-3908 223 E. Washington St. Quincy, FL 32351 000EXL0 000GKHG 000GMNB 3 DAYS ONLY! FRIDAY, NOV. 28TH SATURDAY, NOV. 30TH MONDAY, DEC. 2ND DOORS OPEN FRIDAY AT 7AM! Limited Quantities! While Supplies Last! No Credit Needed! YOUR FIRST MONTHS PAYMENT ON ANYTHING IN THE STORE! GADSDEN COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS CAIRO STREET SIDEWALK DESIGN PROJECT FPID 429859-1-38-01 & McDONALD AVENUE SIDEWALK DESIGN PROJECT FPID 429860-1-38-01 REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS #13-18 The Gadsden County Board of County Commissioners is seeking professional consultants for Engineering Services for the design of sidewalks on Cairo Street and McDonald Avenue in the City of Chattahoochee, FL. The project length for Cairo Street is 900 feet and for McDonald Avenue is 725 feet. Consideration will be given to only those firms that are qualified pursuant to law and that ha ve been prequalified by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) in accordance with Rule Chapter 1475, Florida Administrative Code to perform the indicated Type(s) of Work. Work Types: FDOT Group 3.1 Minor Highway Design Response Deadline: Monday, December 23, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. ET Opening Date: Monday, December 23, 2013 at 10:01 A.M. ET For a complete scope of services contact Clifford Schnepf, Gadsden County Public Works, 1284 High Bridge Road, Quincy, FL 32351 @ 850-875-8672 or email cschnepf@gadsdencountyfl.gov. CONSULTANT ELIGIBILITY: It is a basic tenet of the Countys contracting program that contracts are procured in a fair, open, and competitive manner. By submitting a Letter of Response, the Consultan t certifies that they are in compliance with FDOT Directive No. 375-030-006. This directive is availab le on FDOTs Web Site. In addition to the restrictions identified in Directive No. 375-030-006, please be advised of the following prohibition: A consultant firm or its affiliate who was the Designer or En gineer of Record is precluded from bidding on the same project as the construction contractor, or as a member of the construction contractors team (subcontractor). FEDERAL DEBARMENT: By submitting a Letter of Response, the consultant certifies that no principal (which includes officers, directors, or executives) is presently suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible or voluntarily excluded from participation on this transaction by any Federal Department or Agency. SELECTION PROCEDURE: This project is covered by the selection process detailed in the Rule Chapter 14-75, Florida Administrative Code. Selection will be made directly from Letters of Response for this project. After ranking of the consultants, the contract fee will be negotiated in accordance wi th Section 287.055, Florida Statutes. Note: The final selection date and time is provided in this advertisement. Any other meetings will be noticed on the Countys Web Site at www.gadsdencountyfl.gov Changes to meeting dates and times will be updated on the Countys Web Site. In order to ensure a fair, competitive, and open process, once a project is advertised for Letters of Response or Letters of Qualification, all communications betw een interested firms and the County must be directed to Mr. Arthur Lawson, Management Services Director, at (850) 875-8660. RESPONSE PROCEDURE: Qualified consultants are encouraged to submit the original and five (5) copies of the letter of response to the Gadsden County Management Services Department, 5B East Jefferson Street, Quincy, FL 32351 by the Response Deadline. Selection will be made directly from Letters of Response. Letters of Response are limited to twenty pages for this project. Final Selection Evaluation Criteria: Key Personnel (15 points) Past performance and Availability (25 points) Project Specific Knowledge (25 points) LAP experience (25 points) Familiarity with County and Local Areas (10 points) Letters of Response should at a minimum, include the following information: a. Project Name/DOT Financial Management Number: 429859-1-38-01 & 429860-1-38-01 b. Consultants name and address c. Proposed responsible office for consultant d. Contact person, phone number and Internet Email Address e. Statement regarding previous experience of consultant or sub-consultants in advertised type of work f. Proposed key personnel and their proposed roles (include resumes) g. Sub-consultant(s) that may be used for the project h. Indication as to whether the prime firm and/or sub-consultants are disadvantaged business enterprises (DBE) i. Certification Regarding Debarment, Suspension, Ineligibility and Voluntary Exclusion j. Certification Regarding Lobbying k. Truth in Negotiation Certification l. DBE Participation Statement m. Bid Opportunity List The outside of the envelope should be marked with Sealed Proposal Cairo Street & McDonald Avenue Sidewalk Design Project RFP #13-18. The Gadsden County Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any and all proposals deemed in the best interest of the County. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA DOUGLAS CROLEY, CHAIRMAN 000GP7G

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WWW.GADCOTIMES.COMTHEGADSDENCOUNTYTIMES NOVEMBER28, 2013 A7 MEETING NOTICE The next regular meeting of the Board of County Commissioners will be Tuesday, December 3, 2013 starting at 6:00 p.m. The following items have been agendaed: Am endments and Approval of Agenda: Awards, Presentations and Appearances : Pat Thomas Insurance Presentation. Clerk of Courts : County Finance and County Clerk Issues. Consent : Approval of Minutes; Ratification of Approval to Pay County Bills; Approval of Proclamation Declaring The Month of November Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month in Gadsden County; Approval of Resolution Honoring the 100th Anniversary of the Gadsden County Courthouse; Approval to Accept the FY 2013 Preliminary 4th Quarter Report; Approval to Accept the FY 2014/ 15 Proposed Budget Calendar; Approval of 2014 County Commission Meeting Calendar; Approval of Contractual Agreement Between Centurylink and Gadsden County. Items Pulled for Discussion : Citizens Requesting to be Heard on Non-Agenda Items (3 minute limit) : Public Hearings: General Business : Somos Uno, Inc. v. City of Midway and Gadsden County / High Bluff Court Quitclaim Deed to City of Midway; Community Organizations Budget Procedures for Requesting Funding; Gadsden County Development Council Support Services Contract; Discussion of County Commissioners Travel Policy; Approval of Contract With Capital City Bank to Purchase a New EMS Facility; Amendment of Chapter 66, Article II, Housing Initiative Partnership (SHIP) by Adoption of Ordinance 2013-009; Appointment of Members to the Gadsden County Community Development Advisory Committee (CDAC) & Adoption of Resolution 2013-031; Approval of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Contract Modification #1 with the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) Canty Lane Disaster Recovery. County Administrator : Update on Board Requests. County Attorney : Update on Various Legal Issues Discussion Items by Commissioners : Report and Discussion on Public Issues and Concerns Pertaining to Commission Districts and Gadsden County. (A listing of the Receipt/File items can be found on the Countys website at www.gadsdencountyfl.gov) If a person decides to appeal any decision by the Board of County Commissioners with respect to any matter considered at such public meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings and for such purpose he/she may need to insure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes testimony and evidence to which the appeal is to be heard. In accordance with Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Facilities Management Office, 1B East Jefferson Street, Quincy, FL 32351, by written request at least 48 hours prior to the proceeding. Telephone: (850) 875-8665 or 850-510-7842. 000GR5E The righteous man walks in integrity; His children are blessed after him. -Proverbs 20:7 We still love and cherish your memory. The Family In Memory of Jesse H. King 000GR21 000GMM3 000FRBT Your presence will be forever missed, but the memories well carry in our hearts forever. Love you always, Drew, Mike, Ron, Lamar, Jennifer, and Monica Happy Birthday, Daddy! 000GQ15 000GLXV TERRANCE CHISOLMTimes Sports CorrespondentThe Florida High Seminoles struck first early in the first quarter at home this past Friday to jump out to a 7-0 lead, and were driving again midway through the opening quarter but the Jaguars defense stepped up on the road and stopped them deep in the red zone. After East Gadsden regained the ball, Al Peterson completed a big pass on the left sideline that put the ball on the Seminoles 23-yard line. Trini Charlton finished the drive with a 1-yard score up the gut with 3:29 remaining in the first quarter; East Gadsden went for a two-point conversion after the touchdown but was unsuccessful, which caused them to lag by a score of 7-6. Florida High players found themselves in scoring position again as the ball sat on the Jaguars 17-yard line with 11:06 left in the half. A personal foul penalty against East Gadsden gave the Seminoles a first and goal on the 9-yard line, but the Jaguar defense stepped up once again and prevented their opponents from converting on a fourthdown run by quarterback Ronnie Harrison. The Seminoles took advantage of good field position when they found the end zone again on another run inside East Gadsdens 10-yard line with 3:07 left in the second quarter to extend their lead by a score of 14-6. Florida High ran their option offense well in the first half and headed for the locker room with a 14-6 lead. In spite of their offensive struggles, the Jaguars continued to fight in the third quarter as their defense held the Seminoles scoreless in the quarter. With less than 2 minutes to go in the period, Charlton broke on a long run and wasnt tackled until he was inside the Seminoles 10-yard line, but a penalty committed by the Jaguars after the play pushed the ball back near the home teams 25-yard line. East Gadsdens drive went into the final quarter and was capped off with a rushing touchdown by Javaris Johnson; they chose to go for another two-point conversion and were successful as Peterson sprinted out near the left sideline and found the end zone on a play that looked like a designed quarterback run to tie the game up at 14-14 with 9:46 left in the final quarter. East Gadsden had a chance to take the lead late in the fourth quarter but was stopped on fourth down as they faked a field goal and were unable to complete a pass attempt along the right sideline. The last seconds of regulation ended with the game tied up at 14-14, which put the game into overtime. Florida High had the ball first 10 yards away from the end zone and was able to score to take the lead by a score of 21-14. Then it was the Jaguars turn and after a penalty by the Seminoles, the ball was placed on the 5-yard line. After being penalized for having too many players on the field, East Gadsden faced a 4th and 10; Peterson dropped back with the season on the line and found Charlton in the end zone for a score and after a successful extra point attempt, the game was tied 21-21 and both teams prepared for a second over time. East Gadsden received the ball first but was unable to find the end zone as Petersons third-down pass from the 25-yard line was knocked down after the Jaguars received a penalty on the previous play. The Jaguars sent out their field-goal kicker on fourth down to attempt a kick from the 25-yard line, but the kick was unsuccessful. The Seminoles took over on downs and scored as Harrison kept the ball on an option play and sprinted into the end zone to end the Jaguars season. East Gadsdens first-year coach Tracy Laing said, I think the kids played hard just fell short in overtime. It was a good season; Im going to make some adjustments in the scheduling for next year, and well get deep into the playoffs again next year. Congratulations to the Jaguars on a good season. game, Byrd had a questionable foul called against him on a block attempt that looked clean, and after two successful free-throw attempts by the fouled War Eagle, the Jaguars trailed by a score of 42-41. East Gadsden continued to fight and after a jumper by Dukes and a score inside by Fain, the home team regained a 45-44 lead with 6:00 left in the game. Wakulla maintained their composure and took a 49-45 lead over the Jags with 3:14 left to play. Costly turnovers and fouls down the stretch sealed East Gadsdens fate as they went on to lose this hard-fought game by a final score of 53-50. The leading scorer of the game was Wakullas Bryson Beverly with 24 points; Byrd led the Jaguars with 18 points. Jaguars Head Coach Michael Hunt said, Fouling too much has been our problem so far, not moving our feet on defense and reaching with our hands. On defense some guys got to improve as individuals, and we gotta get better at some things as a team. Overall Hunt said, I thought it was a good game competitive, we gotta get better at sustaining, got to get better depth. I see some encouraging signs; its all about improving from game to game, and in practice. The Jaguars next game will be this Friday against Panama City Bay in the Fat Break Classic hosted by Rickards High School. The Jaguars will also get an opportunity to face the War Eagles again on that following day in the Classic; both games are scheduled to start at 3:45p.m. LOSSContinued from Page A1 After starting the season 0-2 after the Ponce De Leon Tip-Off Tournament, the Munroe Boys Varsity dropped three games last week to border rival Liberty County, Altha and Escambia Charter. We were competitive against Liberty County, said Coach Joey Birdsong, who is in his first year at the helm for the Bobcats. Our inexperience really showed against Altha and Escambia Charter. They were two good, but vastly different teams. Altha was very good fundamentally and really shot the ball well against us, and Escambia Charter was a very athletic team. The Bobcats fell to Liberty County by the score of 67-55 on Nov. 18 at the Byron and Isabel Suber Complex. The leading scorer was senior Jalyn Lewis, who led all scorers with 28 points. We actually defended better throughout most of the game, said Birdsong, but Liberty took advantage of our man defense by spreading the court and attacking off the dribble to pull away. The next two games were blowouts, as the Altha Wildcats rolled 68-19 at Munroe and Escambia Charter dismantled the visiting Bobcats 75-13. Junior Will Harris led the scoring for Munroe in those contests with eight and five points, respectively. Weve got a lot to work on, but the bright spot is that the kids are upbeat, said Birdsong. Its hard for us to duplicate the speed of the games in practice, but well find a way. Cutting down our turnovers and establishing good, consistent defensive intensity is a must. We are still looking for a point guard to emerge as well. The Bobcats return to action with two games before the Thanksgiving break. On Monday, the Bobcats travel to Tallahassee to battle the Panthers of John Paul II (7:30 p.m.), who are coming off a 48-31 victory over the Liberty County Bulldogs. The Bobcats return to Mount Pleasant on Tuesday for a matchup with the Grace Christian Cougars (7:30 p.m.) of Bainbridge, Ga. Even though 10 of our guys are upperclassmen, were still pretty young in terms of basketball experience and skills, said Birdsong. I look forward to the challenge of helping these guys grow in those areas. EGHS football season ends in thriller The game ended in a tie, putting it into overtime. Munroe Bobcats still seeking first win SUSIE MORRISTimes Sports CorrespondentGirls basketball in Florida is in week three, and our county teams are faring pretty well. The Munroe Lady Cats have won three games in a row after dropping their first two games. They defeated North Florida Christian and Liberty County last week. The team defeated Liberty County 40-29 on Monday night, Nov. 18, and then North Florida Christian 56-54 on Tuesday night, Nov. 19. Against Liberty County the team got double-figures scoring from Maddey Pappadakis and Khadejah with 12 and 11 points, respectively. Pappadakis, Anna Jones and Jeri Sloan had seven rebounds each. Pappadakis also added seven steals. In the North Florida Christian game, Munroe led by one at the half and the score stayed close the entire game. Three girls had double figures scoring Pappadakis scored 14, Glynn 11 points and Mary Pat Thomas 12 points. Thomas and Pappadakis also had double-doubles, with Thomas adding 17 rebounds and Pappadakis 10 rebounds. In other action, West Gadsden lost to Lincoln 56-22 and Wakulla 49-19. East Gadsden defeated Madison County 74-66. Gadsden girls showing hoop strength TERRANCE CHISOLMTimes Sports CorrespondentWest Gadsden High Schools boys basketball team began their regular season Tuesday Nov. 26, with a home game against Panama City Bozeman. WGHS Head Coach Andrew Moten said, I feel really good. We lost a lot of kids, but I feel upbeat; I think we will have a good year. I think we can go to state and win it, but we do have obstacles in our way. Last season the Panther produced a regular season record of 25-10, and advanced all the way to the 1A State Final, but ultimately WGHS season starting this week See WGHS/ Page A12

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WWW.GADCOTIMES.COMTHEGADSDENCOUNTYTIMES NOVEMBER28, 2013 A9 1-877-676-1403 4944-1205 GCT Vs. Cowart, Beckie 13-1021-CA Notice of Action PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY, STATE OF FLORIDA CASE NO.: 13-1-21-CA CENTENNIAL BANK, as successor in interest to WAKULLA BANK, Plaintiff, vs. BECKIE COWART and GERALD M. ROLFE, if alive, and if deceased, all unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, judgment creditors or parties claiming by, through, under, or against BECKIE COWART and GERALD M. ROLFE; all UNKNOWN BENEFICIARIES of the ESTATES OF BECKIE COWART and GERALD M. ROLFE, 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 under, by or through BECKIE COWART and GERALD M. ROLFE; WAYSIDE LAKE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida non-profit corporation; UNKNOWN TENANT #1 and UNKNOWN TENANT #2, the names being fictitious to account for parties who may be in possession, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: BECKIE COWART and GERALD M. ROLFE, if alive, and if deceased, all unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors and all other parties claiming by, through, under, or against them; and all unknown natural persons if alive, and if dead or not known to be dead or alive, their several and respective unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, and creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, or under those unknown natural persons; and the several and respective unknown assigns, successors in interest, trustees, or any other person claiming by, through, under or against any corporation or other legal entity named as a defendant; and all claimants, persons or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status is unknown, claiming under any of the above named or described defendants or parties or claiming to have any right, title, or interest in or to the lands hereinafter described, YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property: TRACT 34, WAYSIDE FARMS, A/K/A HLH FARMS, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 10, TOWNSHIP-3-NORTH, RANGE-2-WEST GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA AND RUN THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 52 MINUTES 23 SECONDS WEST 1921.52 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 01 DEGREES 58 MINUTES 12 SECONDS EAST 257.98 FEET TO A POINT IN THE CENTER OF A CREEK FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING THENCE NORTH 01 DEGREES 58 MINUTES 12 SECONDS WEST 257.98 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 52 MINUTES 23 SECONDS EAST 810.94 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 135.06 FEET TO A POINT ON THE RIGHT-OF-WAY OF A 50.00 FOOT RADIUS CUL-DE-SAC; THENCE ALONG SAID CUL-DE-SAC RIGHT-OF-WAY WITH A RADIUS OF 50.00 FEET THROUGH A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 175 DEGREES 42 MINUTES 44 SECONDS FOR AN ARC DISTANCE OF 153.34 FEET (THE CHORD OF SAID ARC BEING SOUTH 02 DEGREES 11 MINUTES 23 SECONDS EAST 99.93 FEET) ; THENCE SOUTH 48 DEGREES 45 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST 547.43 FEET TO A POINT IN THE CENTER OF THE AFORESAID CREEK; THENCE NORTHWESTERLY ALONG SAID CREEK 620.00 FEET MORE OR LESS TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH A 2002 DOUBLE WIDE MOBILE HOME ID #BL02GA0236296A AND #BL02GA0235296B, TITLE NO. 86771610 AND 86771868 Tax Parcel ID No. # 2-10-3N2W-0000-00212-1000 has been filed against you, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Garth D. Bonney, Esq., whose address is Post Office Box 737, Panama City, Florida 32402, on or before December 13, 2013 and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter, otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. DATED this 1 day of November, 2013. NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of Circuit Court (COURT SEAL) By: /s/ Charlette Willeby, Deputy Clerk November 14, 21, 28 and December 5, 2013. 4961-1205 GCT Vs. Mullins, Daniel Case No. 20 2013 CA 000114A Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 20 2013 CA 000114A VANDERBILT MORTGAGE AND FINANCE, INC., a Tennessee Corporation, P.O. Box 9800, Maryville, TN 37802, Plaintiff, v. DANIEL MULLINS, THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DANIEL MULLINS, PATRICIA A. JUNCO-SANTIAGO, THE UNKNOWN PARTY IN POSSESSION OF 250 SAWDUST ROAD, QUINCY, FL 32351 f/k/a 190 SAWDUST ROAD, QUINCY, FL 32351, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT, pursuant to Plaintiffs Final Summary Judgment to Re-Establish Lost Instrument and Foreclosure Mortgage entered in the above-captioned action, I will sell the property situated in Gadsden County, Florida, described as follows, to wit: A parcel of land lying in Section 30, Township 2 North, Range 4 West, Gadsden County, Florida, being more particularly described by metes and bounds as follows: Commence at a found nail and cap known as marking the Northwest corner of said Section 30 and run; thence N 89 East, 1359.94 feet to a concrete monument (RLS3031) marking a point of intersection of the Southerly right of way boundary of Sawdust Road (County Road 274-70 foot right of way) and the Easterly right of way boundary of Hosford Highway (State Road 65 -100 foot right of way); thence S 88 East along said Southerly right of way boundary, a distance of 757.50 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING thence continue S 88 East along said Southerly right of way boundary a distance of 208.71 feet to a re-bar (PSM3031); thence S 00 West, 208.71 feet to a re-bar (PSM3031); thence North 88 West, 208.71 feet to a re-bar (PSM3031); thence North 00 East, 208.71 feet to the POINT OF BEGINING. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 2009 CMHM MOBILE HOME, SERIAL NUMBERS WHC017579GAA & WHC017579GAB. Commonly known as: 250 SAWDUST ROAD, QUINCY, FL 32351 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash at the South side steps, Gadsden County Courthouse, 10 East Jefferson Street, Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida 32351, at 11:00 AM (ET), on the 14TH day of January, 2014. If you are a subordinate lien holder claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the Clerk of Court no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim, you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Susan Wilson, ADA Coordinator; 301 South Monroe Street; Tallahassee, FL 32301; 850-577-4401; at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court (SEAL) By: Pam K. Carter, Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintiff: Timothy D. Padgett, P.A. 6267 Old Water Oak Road, Suite 203, Tallahassee, Florida 32312 Telephone: (850) 422-2520 Facsimile: (850) 422-2567 November 28 & December 5, 2013 4962 -1128 GCT 12/4 Sale PUBLIC NOTICE Gadsden Mini Storage will be having a sale on the following units December 4, 2013 for non-payment of rent. K-319 Bertha Ardis G-224 Rashad Brown G-212 Tiffany Brown C-103 Jerome Bryant B-057 Miranda Bryant H-233 Gloria Bush N-482 Tiayka Green N-523 Patricia Marshall Q-658 Jacqueline Montgomery M-445 Darlene Pearson N-530 Leona Ross P-591 Jovana Singleton H-234 Sonja S. Thompson K-325 Brandi Walker B-061 Christy Wheeler November 28, 2013 Todays New Ads Now Hiring Management for Subway in Chattahoochee. Experience preferred. Call 850-638-9808 for more info. Now Hiring Management for Subway in Chattahoochee. Experience preferred. Call 850-638-9808 for more info. CHATTAHOOCHEE FLINT GARDEN APTS 424 LINE St. Electrician needed to install 176 GFIs at an 88 unit apartment community in Chattahoochee, Fl. One in kitchen, one in bathroom. Flat fee paid to complete all. Only qualified need apply. Send bid in email: kim@nationwide housingmanage ment.com DRIVER TRAINEES NEEDED NOW!Learn to drive for US Xpress! Earn $700 per week! No experience needed! Local CDL Training. Job ready in 15 days! 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Owner Financing (941) 778-7980 or (941) 778-7565 www.gadcotimes.comClassifiedsNeed a job or a qualified employee? This areas #1 employment source! Your world first ^employment TENN. LAND BARGAIN WITH FREE BOAT SLIP! 1.70 acres meadows overlooks 140 acre Nature Preserve, streams & ponds. Only $19,900. 6.1 acre hardwoods Only $27,900. FREE boat slips. Excellent financing, little down. Call now 1-877-888-0267, x446 www.gadcotimes.comClassifiedsNeed a job or a qualified employee? This areas #1 employment source! Your world first ^employment Whats Up? A musical that schticksQMT auditions are ahead for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. Featuring the zany energy and comic shtick of Vaudeville but set in ancient Rome A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is a musical replete with great parts, including many for older actors, a rarity in most Broadway shows. Come and try for a toga when the Quincy Music Theatre holds auditions for this madcap musical beginning Sunday, Dec. 8. The leads are all adults, and QMT will need actors aged from 18 to their late 50s-plus. Ensemble roles can include teens. Auditions, which are always fun and friendly, will consist of a prepared song and learning a short dance number. Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. We ask everyone to prepare 16 measures of a song (preferably a show tune or standard), and ask that you bring your sheet music for the accompanist. Auditions will be at QMT at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8 and Monday, Dec. 9, and callbacks will be on Dec. 10. Rehearsals for the show will begin on Jan. 6. The production runs for two weekends, Feb. 28, March 1 & 2 and March 9-11, 2014. QMT is located in the old Leaf Theatre in downtown Quincy at 118 East Washington St., just one block from the county courthouse. For more information, please call Director Bill Mock at 850875-9444. Annual TPD Police Ball aheadOn June 21, the Tallahassee Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association Inc. (TCPAAA) will present the 14th Annual Police Ball, A Night in Havana. This event is the major fundraiser of TCPAAA, with proceeds used to benefit Tallahassee Police Department (TPD) programs as well as local law enforcement activities in our communities and neighborhoods. TCPAAA is currently accepting partnerships for the 2014 Police Ball. Contributions and partnership will help make this event a success, provide companies an opportunity to network and showcase supporting businesses to people in the Big Bend and greater Tallahassee Area. For information about sponsorship opportunities,call Alice Mathis at almathis850@yahoo.com or visit the TCPAAA website at www.tcpaaa.org for additional information and a Sponsorship Package. Partner Sponsorships range from Bronze ($500) to Platinum ($5000). Milestones AMonte Jamarion Barnes was born Nov. 28and is the son of Shakelia Barnes. His maternal grandparents are Reba (Arthur) Thomas of Quincy and the late Abraham (Gussie) Barnes of Chattahoochee. His great-grandmother is Gertrude Barnes of Gainesville. His godparents are Billy (Kiana) Redding III, also of Quincy. AMonte celebrated with a dumptruck theme I Dig being 1. Happy birthday, AMonte Christmas Wonderland Express will be from 7 to 10 p.m. Dec. 14, 20, 21 and 23 at Veterans Memorial Railroad, Bristol. Come ride one of the trains around the park to see the decorations, lights and live scenes. Tickets are $5 for Engine 59 and Red/ White/ Blue and $7 for the coal-fired steam train (Crown). The Crown will not be running Dec. 23. Children 5 and younger admitted free. For information, call 850-6436646 or 850-643-5491 or visit VeteransMemorialRailroad.org or YouTube.com/VeteransRailroad/. All aboard for Yuletide cheer

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A10THEGADSDENCOUNTYTIMES NOVEMBER28, 2013 WWW.GADCOTIMES.COM 4942-1128 GCT Julieta Gonzalez-Loera and Jose G. Rincon Notice of Divorce PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 13001052DRA Division: Family Julieta Gonzalez-Loera Petitioner, and Jose G. Rincon, Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DIVORCE TO: JOSE G. RINCON (Last Known Address): Crudad Juarez, Chihuahua Mexico YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Divorce has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Julieta Gonzalez-Loera, whose address is 65 Mossy Oak, 3rd Rd. St., Quincy, FL 32351on or before December 5, 2013, and file the original with the clerk of this Court at 10 East Jefferson Street, Quincy, FL 32351 before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office notified of your current address. (You may file Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerks office. WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. Dated: November 4, 2013. NICHOLAS THOMAS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT (COURT SEAL) By: /s/ Arnita Green, Deputy Clerk November 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2013. 4925-1128 GCT (Cert# 125 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, Gadsden County, 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 follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 125 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: OR 267 P 371 OR 402 P 980 **10.28 AC**COMM AT SEC OF SECT 19-3N-1W, RUN W 1351.95 FT TO POB. W 432 FT, N 2 DEG 07 MIN 53 SEC E 1036.63 FT, S 89 DEG 57 MIN 27 SEC E 432 FT, S 2 DEG 07 MIN 53 SEC W 1036.95 FT TO POB PARCEL ID NUMBER: 2193N1W0000004300200 Name in which assessed: John Maxwell and Diane Maxwell Said Property being in the County of Gadsden, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 5th Day of February, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 10TH DAY OF October, 2013 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk Nov. 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2013. 4926-1128 GCT (Cert# 1691 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, Gadsden County, 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 follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 1691 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: OR 419 P 1471 LOT 14, SPRING MEADOWS: BEGIN AT THE NWC OF THE EAST HALF OF THE SE 1/4 OF SECTION 31-2N-3W AND RUN S 89 DEG 53 W 612.98 FT; S 21 DEG 28 37 WEST 796.93 FT TO RD; S 68 DEG 23 02 EAST 73.36 FT; SE/LY ALONG CURVE OF RD AND ARC DIST OF 36.64 FT; N 34 DEG 25 E 129.37 FT; N 47 DEG 03 45 E 744.35 FT; NORTH 47 DEG 13 09 EAST 252.41 FT TO THE P.O.B. PARCEL ID NUMBER: 3312N3W0000003001400 Name in which assessed: LULA MAE GREEN Said Property being in the County of Gadsden, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 5th Day of February, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 10TH DAY OF October, 2013 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk Nov. 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2013. 4927-1128 GCT (Cert# 1551 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, Gadsden County, 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 follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 1551 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: OR 723 P 1830; OR 721 P 940; OR 719 P 1967; OR 709 P 520; OR 707 P 1740; OR 547 P 1314; OR 510 P 1393; OR 139 P 551; OR 139 P 624; OR 440 P 981; NEW DESCRIPTION FOR PER DEED DESCD AS FOLLOWS: BEGIN AT A PT 528 FT E AND 218.55 FT SOUTH OF THE NWC OF SECT 11-2N-3W, SOUTH 145.70 FT WEST 132 FT; NORTH 145.70 FT; EAST 132 FT 4928-1128 GCT (Cert# 2055 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, Gadsden County, 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 follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 2055 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: LOT 13, BLOCK B, KINGWOOD ESTATES. OR 336 P 1128 (DIVOR) OR 199 P 189; OR 396 P 1943. PARCEL ID NUMBER: 3152N4W09110000B0130 Name in which assessed: ESTATE OF ALICE L COX Said Property being in the County of Gadsden, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 5th Day of February, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 10TH DAY OF October, 2013 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk Nov. 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2013. 4929-1128 GCT (Cert# 2186 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, Gadsden County, 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 follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 2186 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: OR 523 P 1659; OR 293 P 188; LOT 8, BLOCK A, PINE CREST SUBDIVISION PARCEL ID NUMBER: 3262N5W11910000A0080 Name in which assessed: BOBBY BELLAMY AND LORETHA BELLAMY Said Property being in the County of Gadsden, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 5th Day of February, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 10TH DAY OF October, 2013 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk Nov. 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2013. 4930-1128 GCT (Cert# 998 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, Gadsden County, 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 follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 998 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: OR 321 P 1049; OR 647 P 307; DB 105 P 365; OR 394 P 1395 COMMENCE AT A ROUND CONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING THE SW CORNER OF THE NW 1/4 OF SECT 3-3N-6W GADSDEN COUNTY AND PROCEED; THENCE S 78* 16 EAST 9.83 FT TO AN OLD IRON PIPE KNOWN AS MARKING THE AFORESAID CORNER: THENCE EAST 396 FT; THENCE NORTH 334.84 FT MARKING THE NW CORNER OF LANDS AS DESCRIBED IN OR 307 P 1412 OF PUBLIC RECORDS; THENCE EAST 11.67 FT TO THE EAST MAINTAINED ROW BOUNDARY OF A 30 FT PAVED ROADWAY KNOWN AS ZION STREET MARKING THE POB. FROM SAID POB THENCE NORTH 00* 56 15 WEST 65.01 FT; THENCE EAST 93.39 FT TO THE NE CORNER; THENCE SOUTH 65 FT MARKING THE NE CORNER; THENCE WEST 92.33 FT TO THE POB. PARCEL ID NUMBER: 2033N6W0000002332300 Name in which assessed: DAVID AND CAROLYN MURRAY Said Property being in the County of Gadsden, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 5th Day of February, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 10TH DAY OF October, 2013 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk Nov. 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2013. 4931-1128 GCT (Cert# 1881 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, Gadsden County, 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 follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 1881 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: LOTS 4 & 15, FLETCHER TOWN.LESS PART PER OR 28 P 150 & 621.OR 378 P 809.IN SECTION 12-2N-4W PARCEL ID NUMBER: 3122N4W0000004330700 Name in which assessed: PATRICIA JOAN BRADWELL Said Property being in the County of Gadsden, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 5th Day of February, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 10TH DAY OF October, 2013 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk Nov. 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2013. 4932-1128 GCT (Cert# 1292 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, Gadsden County, 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 follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 1292 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: OR 479 P 992; OR 360 P 1434 COMMENCE AT THE NW CORNER OF THE SW 1/4 OF THE NE 1/4 OF SECTION 14-2N-2W AND RUN S 18 DEG 14 03 E ALONG SCL R.R. 1821.52 FT; WEST 499.53 FT; S 00 DEG 10 04 W 139.39 FT; S 89 DEG 59 40 W 150.06 FT; S 00 DEG 00 20 W 186 FT TO BEGIN: THENCE S 00 DEG 00 20 E 361.50 FT; S 89 DEG 55 41 E 186.71 FT; N TO A POINT; S 89 DEG 58 40 FROM THAT PT FOR A DIST OF 186.71 FT TO THE P.O.B PARCEL ID NUMBER: 3142N2W0000004230700 Name in which assessed: DERRICK CHANDLER AND ANGELA CHANDLER Said Property being in the County of Gadsden, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 5th Day of February, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 10TH DAY OF October, 2013 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk Nov. 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2013. 4933-1128 GCT (Cert# 586 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, Gadsden County, 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 follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 586 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2010 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: OR 703 P 1897; OR 703 P 1898 D RRR P 548 BEGIN 214 FT. N. & 121 FT. W. OF S.E.C. OF NW 1/4 RUN W. 1023 FT., N/ELY. 198 FT., E. 902 FT., S. 198 FT. TO P.O.B. LESS PART SOLD. BEGIN IN SECT 30-3N-3W. PARCEL ID NUMBER: 2303N3W0000002440200 Name in which assessed: Heirs of James Anderson C/O Beulah Madry, Vonnie Thomas &Burnis Lane Et Al Said Property being in the County of Gadsden, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 5th Day of February, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 10TH DAY OF October, 2013 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk Nov. 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2013. 4934-1128 GCT (Cert# 609 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, Gadsden County, 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 follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 609 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: OR 586 P 377; OR 574 P 1168; OR 568 P 1015 BEGIN AT THE SWC OF THE E 1/2 OF THE SW 1/4 OF THE NE 1/4 OF SECT 33-3N-3W, RUN NORTH 1322.70 FT; S 81*59 E 328.70 FT; SOUTH 1320.12 FT; N 82* 26 34 W 328.35 FT TO POB PARCEL ID NUMBER: 2333N3W0000001310100 Name in which assessed: DIANA DIAZ, LYDIA GONZALEZ Said Property being in the County of Gadsden, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 5th Day of February, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 10TH DAY OF October, 2013 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk Nov. 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2013. 4935-1128 GCT (Cert# 1276 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, Gadsden County, 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 follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 1276 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: OR 383 P 1159; OR 413 P 334, COMMENCE AT THE NEC OF SECT. 14-2N-2W AND RUN S 161.70 FT TO BEGIN: THENCE RUN S 161.70 FT; S 66 DEG 27 57 W 190.56 FT; THEN ON EASEMENT N 23 DEG 57 16 W 229.45 FT TO P.O.B. SUBJECT TO 100 FT POWER LINE EASEMENT. PARCEL ID NUMBER: 3142N2W0000001100200 Name in which assessed: SUSAN CHAMBLISS Said Property being in the County of Gadsden, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 5th Day of February, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 10TH DAY OF October, 2013 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk Nov. 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2013. 4936-1128 GCT (Cert# 1840 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, Gadsden County, 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 follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 1840 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: BEGIN AT NEC OF LOT 26 ROBERT CITY, RUN 100 FT; S 150 FT; E 100 FT & N 150 FT TO P.O.B. IN SECTION 12-2N-4W PARCEL ID NUMBER: 3122N4W0000002441100 Name in which assessed: ESTATE OF MARY JANE CALLOWAY C/O MARILYN C HALL Said Property being in the County of Gadsden, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 5th Day of February, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 10TH DAY OF October, 2013 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk Nov. 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2013. Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices TO THE POB. ALL BEING IN SECTION 11-2N-3W PARCEL ID NUMBER: 3112N3W0000002220300 Name in which assessed: Joshua L Rudd and Sarah Rudd, Husband and Wife, Lenora Wade Land Trust Said Property being in the County of Gadsden, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 5th Day of February, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 10TH DAY OF October, 2013 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk Nov. 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2013. Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices 4940-1128 GCT Vs. Johnnie Jeffery 12000132CAA Amended Notice of Action PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 12000132CAA TARVIS JEFFERY, Plaintiff, vs. JOHNNIE JEFFERY a/k/a JOHNNIE JEFFERIES, ABIGAIL MOBLEY a/k/a ABIGAIL COLLIER, PAULETTE D. MATHEWS, PAUL L. MATHEWS, DWAYNE A. JOHNSON, ALVIN C. PRICE, KEIDRI I. PRICE, VIVIAN JEFFERY, STEPHANIE JEFFERY DEXTER, PAMELA JEFFERY MON4956-1128 GCT vs. Gainous, Edward Estate 13000777 CAA Notice of Action PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION: CASE NO.: 13000777 CAA WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. SUCCESSOR TO WACHOVIA BANK, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO FIRST UNION HOME EQUITY BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHERS WHO MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST IN THE ESTATE OF EDWARD GAINOUS A/K/A EDWARD LAMARR GAINOUS, et al, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHERW WHO MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST IN THE ESTATE OF EDWARD GAINOUS A/K/A EDWARD LAMARR GAINOUS Last Known Address: UNKNOWN Current Residence Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: BEGIN AT A POINT ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF STATE ROAD NO. 161, SAID POINT BEING 574.26 FEET SOUTH AND 1320 FEET WEST OF THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 3, TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE 3 WEST, GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA AND THENCE RUN SOUTH 683 FEET TO A FENCE; THENCE RUN EAST 100 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 756.54 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 53 DEGREES 40 MINUTES WEST ALONG SAID ROAD 124.13 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, AND CONTAINING 165 ACRES MORE OR LESS has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Choice Legal Group, P.A., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 1800 NW 49TH STREET, SUITE 120, FT. LAUDERDALE FL 33309 on or before December 21, 2013, a date which is thirty (30) days after the first publication of this Notice in the (Please publish in THE GADSDEN COUNTY TIMES) and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Susan Wilson, ADA Coordinator, 301 South Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301, 850-577-4401, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 5 day of November, 2013. NICHOLAS THOMAS, As Clerk of the Court (SEAL) By:/s/ Pam K. Carter, As Deputy Clerk November 21 & 28, 2013. 13-04763 4957-1128 GCT Vs. Hall, Delwyn M. 13000932CAA Notice of Action PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 13000932CAA NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. DELWYN M. HALL, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: UNKNOWN HEIRS OF THE ESTATE OF DAISY LEE CUNNINGHAM A/K/A DAISY LEE HENRY, QUINCY, FL 32351 LAST KNOWN ADDRESS STATED, CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose Mortgage covering the following real and personal property described as follows, to-wit: LOT 6, IN FLETCHERTOWN, IN SECTION 12, TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE 4 WEST, AS PER PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 25, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to file a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Nicholas J. Youtz, McCalla Raymer, LLC, 225 E. Robinson St. Suite 660, Orlando, FL 32801 and file the original with the Clerk of the above-styled Court on or before 30 days from the first publication, otherwise a Judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of said Court on the 4 day of November, 2013. NICHOLAS THOMAS, CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT As Clerk of the Court (SEAL) By:/s/ Pam K. Carter, Deputy Clerk November 21 & 28, 2013. 2037520 13-06481-1 4958-1128 GCT vs. Morgan, Edwin M. 12000706CAA Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 12000706CAA HANCOCK BANK, Plaintiff, vs. EDWIN M. MORGAN, JENNIFER MORGAN, DAVID PYLE and LAMAR PARRAMORE, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE BY CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Gadsden County, Florida, will on December 17, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time, on the South Steps of the Gadsden County Courthouse, located at 10 E. Jefferson St., Quincy, FL in accordance with section 45.031, Florida Statutes, offer for sale, and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder, the following described real property situated in Gadsden County, Florida: A PORTION OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 26, TOWNSHIP 3 NORTH, RANGE 2 WEST, AND MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS LOTS TEN (10) AND ELEVEN (11), IN BLOCK D, IN HAVANA LAND COMPANY SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 21, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH all the improvements now or hereafter erected on the property, and all easements, appurtenances, and fixtures now or hereafter a part of the property (the Subject Property) pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is HANCOCK BANK Plaintiff, vs. EDWIN M. MORGAN, JENNIFER MORGAN, DAVID PYLE and LAMAR PARRAMORE, Defendants, and the docket number of which is 12000706CAA Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim with the clerk of the court within 60 days after the sale. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Susan Wilson at the Office of Court Administration at (850) 577-4401, or at the Leon County Courthouse, Room 225, 301 S. Monroe St., Tallahassee, FL, 32301 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711 WITNESS my hand and the official seal of this Honorable Court this 6 day of Nov., 2013. NICHOLAS THOMAS Clerk of the Circuit Court (SEAL) By:/s/ Pam K. Carter, Deputy Clerk November 21 & 28, 2013. 4959-1128 GCT vs. Harrell, James L. 20-2010-CA-001009 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY. CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 20-2010-CA-001009 HSBC MORTGAGE SERVICES, INC., Plaintiff, vs. JAMES L. HARRELL; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JAMES L. HARRELL; BAMALA J. HARRELL F/K/A BAMALA J. HAIRE; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF BAMALA J. HARRELL F/K/A BAMALA J. HAIRE; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LEINORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Gadsden County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Gadsden County, Florida, described as: LOT ONE, BLOCK C, BUENA VISTA HEIGHTS, A PLAT OF WHICH IS RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA BEING A PART OF THE SW 1/4 OF SECTION 7, TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE 3 WEST SITUATE LYING AND BEING IN THE CITY OF QUINCY, COUNTY OF GADSDEN AND STATE OF FLORIDA. A/K/A 203 Wallace Dr., Quincy, FL 32351 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, South front door, 10 East Jefferson Street, Quincy, Florida 32351 at 11:00 AM, on December 17, 2013. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 23 day of October, 2013. NICHOLAS THOMAS, CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT (seal) By:/s/ Pam K. Carter, Deputy Clerk THIS INSTRUMENT PREPARED BY: Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra, 9204 King Palm Drive, Tampa, FL 33619-1328 Attorneys for Plaintiff If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Danny Davis, Office of Court Administration 301 South Monroe Street, Room 225, Tallahassee, FL 32303 850-577-4401 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. November 21 & 28, 2013. 73069 4960-11205 GCT Vs. Johnson, Susan B. Case No. 20-2010-CA-000739 RE-NOFS PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 20-2010-CA-000739 DIVISION: WELS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. SUSAN B. JOHNSON, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RE SCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated November 8, 2013 and entered in Case No. 20-2010-CA-000739 of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for GADSDEN County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, is the Plaintiff and SUSAN B JOHNSON; TONY L. JOHNSON; TALLAVANA HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION INC.; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at SOUTHSIDE STEPS OF THE GADSDEN COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 10 East Jefferson Street, Quincy, FL, at 11:00 AM, on the 17th day of December, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 104, BLOCK A, OF LAKE TALLAVANA, LESS AND EXCEPT THE EAST TWENTY FEET THEREOF, AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 22-24 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 3709 TALLAVANA TRAIL, HAVANA, FL 32333 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on November 20, 2013. Nicholas Thomas, Clerk of the Circuit Court (SEAL) By: /s/ Pam K. Carter, As Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018,Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 **See Americans with Disabilities Act If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact:Mr. Doug Smith,Office of Court Administration Leon County Courthouse,301 South Monroe Street,Tallahassee, FL 32301 Phone: 850-577-4401, Fax:850-487-7947 November 28 & December 5, 2013 F10043000 ROE, A-1 SERVICE, LLC, a Florida limited liability company, and BELL & BATES, INC., a Florida corporation Defendant(s). AMENDED NOTICE OF ACTION TO:JOHNNIE JEFFERY a/k/a JOHNNIE JEFFERIES, ABIGAIL MOBLEY a/k/a ABIGAIL COLLIER, PAULETTE D. MATHEWS, PAUL L. MATHEWS, DWAYNE A. JOHNSON, ALVIN C. PRICE, KEIDRI I. PRICE, VIVIAN JEFFERY, STEPHANIE JEFFERY DEXTER, PAMELA JEFFERY MONROE, A-1 SERVICE, LLC, a Florida limited liability company, and BELL & BATES, INC., a Florida corporation, and the unknown spouses, heirs, devisees or beneficiaries of, or any other persons who may claim by or through Ben Jeffery, Sr., or any of the Defendants, or their ancestors : YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an Amended Complaint to Quiet Title and For Partition of the following property located in Gadsden County, Florida: Parcel I Commence at an iron axle (found) known as marking the West Quarter Corner of Fractional Section 12, Township 1 North, Range 3 West, Gadsden County, Florida and run; Thence South 00 degrees 12 minutes 05 seconds East along the Westerly boundary of Section 12, a distance of 92.05 feet to a concrete monument (set) for the Point of Beginning. From said Point of Beginning, thence North 89 degrees 22 minutes 38 seconds East 1256.92 feet to a concrete monument (set); Thence South 00 degrees 37 minutes 22 seconds East 602.17 feet to a concrete monument (set) on the Northerly maintained right of way boundary of a county roadway known as High Bluff Landing Road; Thence along said right of way boundary South 76 degrees 25 minutes 06 seconds West 515.66 feet to a concrete monument (set); Thence along said right-of-way boundary South 54 degrees 19 minutes 33 seconds West 932.79 feet to a concrete monument (set) on said Westerly boundary of Section 12; Thence North 00 degrees 12 minutes 05 seconds West along said Westerly boundary a distance of 1253.56 feet to the Point of Beginning. Parcel II Begin at an axle (found) known as marking the West Quarter Corner of Fractional Section 12, Township 1 North, Range 3 West, Gadsden Count, Florida and run; Thence North 00 degrees 12 minutes 18 seconds East along the Westerly boundary of Section 12, a distance of 735.91 feet to a concrete monument (set); Thence South 87 degrees 43 minutes 47 seconds East 1307.28 feet to a concrete monument (set) on the Western boundary of The George Roberts Estates; Thence South 00 degrees 37 minutes 22 seconds East along said Western boundary 1350.33 feet to a point on the Northerly maintained right of way boundary of a county roadway known as High Bluff Landing Road; Thence along said maintained right of way boundary South 76 degrees 25 minutes 06 seconds West 61.57 feet to a concrete monument (set); Thence North 00 degrees 37 minutes 22 seconds West 602.17 feet to a concrete monument (set); Thence South 89 degrees 22 minutes 38 seconds West 1256.92 feet to a concrete monument (set) on the Westerly boundary of Section 12; Thence North 00 degrees 12 minutes 05 seconds West 92.05 feet to the Point of Beginning has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on George H. Gwynn, the Plaintiff=s attorney, whose address is Post Office Box 4128, Tallahassee, Florida, within thirty (30) days after the first date of publication and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on the Plaintiff=s attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or Petition Dated this 30 day of October, 2013.HONORABLE NICHOLAS THOMAS As Clerk of the Court(SEAL) By: /s/ Pam K. Carter, As Deputy Clerk November 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2013

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WWW.GADCOTIMES.COMTHEGADSDENCOUNTYTIMES NOVEMBER28, 2013 A11 Fagin (Caleb Howell) takes Oliver (Corin Vandenberg, right) and the Artful Dodger (Bradley Gay, left) by the ears in QMTs holiday production of Oliver! Photo by Karen Mesterton-Gibbons If Youve Got to Pick a Pocket or Two to have a Fine, Fine Life, then Lets Review the Situation! The Quincy Music Theatre is providing theatre therapy for our light-fingered friends during its musical production of Oliver! which opens Friday, Dec. 6, and runs for two weekends. Its a great evenings entertainment for the entire family! While The Quincy Music Theatre doesnt condone pickpockets, youll be glad so many fine actors tried out to be one! Oliver! is the musical version of Charles Dickens story of a young orphan boy who falls in with thieves before finding his family. With a stellar cast of 39, including 22 actors who are high-school aged or younger, this is a show of particular interest to children and teens. Playing the lead role of Oliver is Corin Vandenberg, who, just 10 years old, has already been in 15 productions at local theatres more than most of the adults in the play. Corin is a fifth-grade student at the School of Arts and Sciences. He said he is both excited and nervous about carrying this large production, but really loves getting to sing the tender ballad Where is Love? each night. Directing this Tony-Award winning musical is Erin Thompson, who is taking the directors baton at QMT for the first time. Kids (especially theater kids) are so open, fun and hard working. Their scenes are really going to be a highlight of this show, Thompson said. Im hoping our show will inspire people to hug their families (natural and created) a bit tighter, especially at the holidays, and to remember those who arent so lucky. With that in mind, the Oliver cast and crew will be holding a collection drive for The First Presbyterian Church of Quincys Clothes Closet and Food Bank for the run of the show. Patrons are encouraged to bring new and gently used coats and non-perishable food to the theatre. There is a particular need for childrens coats. For the first time, QMT will be selling flowers by the stem in the lobby so you wont have to let the blossoms you bring your favorite actor wilt on your lap! Do check out our flower shop in the lobby. And there will be Food, Glorious Food as always! Patrons love QMTs tradition of homemade cookies and lemonade during intermission. For tickets, please visit www.qmt.org or call 875-9444 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. The show will take the stage Dec. 6 to 8 and 13 to 15 at QMT. 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CHERI HARRISTimesThe centennial celebration of the Gadsden County Court House officially kicked off Saturday with a presentation on the current structures history as well as that of its four predecessors by local resident and history enthusiast Joe Monroe. The main celebration will start at 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, on the Courthouse Square in Quincy. That program will include judges and local dignitaries, as well as a ceremony to seal a time capsule in honor of the 500th anniversary of the discovery of Florida. Families of the original builders of the courthouse will be recognized during the program, and Joe Munroe will share highlights from the structures impressive history. Munroe described his program in an email: Arson, war and bankruptcy are just a few of the highlights of Job No. 99: The Centennial Celebration of Hentz and Reids Gadsden County Court House; An Architectural Journey from 1824 to 1913. This lecture traces the history of all five of the Gadsden County courthouses from the countys territorial beginnings in 1823 to the present day Court House. New research shines a light on the third Forgotten Court House and the horrors inflicted when the fourth was pressed into service as a Civil War hospital. The founding of Quincy in 1825 saw the second courthouse, the first on its site as the new County Seat in a town created for that purpose. For history buffs this promises to be an interesting journey into Gadsden Countys past. During the lecture this past Saturday, described the courthouse completed in 1913 as a neoclassical masterpiece. Gadsden County Commissioner Doug Croley asked Munroe to file his paper on the courthouses history with the clerk of the court. See what a rich history we have, Munroe told the group gathered for his lecture at the Gadsden Arts Center. I mean, this is really extraordinary.Executive Editor Cheri Harris can be reached at editor@gadcotimes. comor at 850-627-7649. A12THEGADSDENCOUNTYTIMES NOVEMBER28, 2013 WWW.GADCOTIMES.COM Name __________________________________________________________________ Address ________________________________________________________________ City _______________________________________________ State _______________ Zip __________ Phone ____________________ Email __________________________ Payment Enclosed Bill Me Sign up online Promo Code: TURKEY Clip, complete and mail to: 000GHBX Dont Be A Turkey! Gobble Up A Great Deal! Expires 12/31/13. In-County Only A year subscription STUFFED with the best of local news, events, coupons and more! $ 25 $ 25 15 S. Madison Street, Quincy, FL 32351 Call 1-877-401-6408 or fax: 850-627-7191 www.gadcotimes.com 000ETZP came up short on their quest for a championship. On Nov. 14 and 16, West Gadsden hosted a preseason tournament that included North Florida Christian, Sneads High and Tallavana. The Panthers won both of their games against NFC. and Tallavana. I was impressed by how we played, Moten said. I didnt think wed be playing on the level we are right now. Moten said they will be playing an uptempo pressing style of basketball. Weve been having really good practice; kids have been competitive and working hard. The team motto for this year will be defense wins games. West Gadsdens leader said his players are excited about every game this season. We started in the summer, so the kids our excited to play against anybody. I know the guys look forward to playing rivals East Gadsden and Port St. Joe. The Panther will be playing 21 regular season games this year. In regards to the communitys support of the team, Moten said, Just come out and support us. Our fan base has been good to us; we appreciate it. We are gonna come out and play some good basketball. Lets support the Panthers as they get ready for a run at a state title. WGHSContinued from Page A7 The Gadsden County Court House in Quincy is pictured here. Photo by Cheri Harris Centennial celebration kick off with lively history of the edifice and its forbears Local historian Joe Munroe talks this past Saturday about the history of Gadsden Countys courthouses. Photo by Cheri Harris BUILT TO LAST