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ROBERT ALLENTimes ReporterChattahoochee Main Street Inc. hosted this years Chattahoochee Smoochie, a Valentines Day-themed 5K race, on Feb. 8. The event, supported by local businesses, was designed to guide the runners through several different areas of the town. The event also included a one-mile fun run and Valentine candies for participating children. One of our main goals is to bring people to Chattahoochee, said Pamela Medley, a member of Chattahoochee Main Street Inc. (The race) is a beautiful route. Were hoping people will be able to see parts of the city they havent seen before, she continued. Were hoping they come back again. Despite steady rain leading up to the 9 a.m. start time, around 50 people young and old participated in the race. Many others were present to observe. The race began and ended along the east bank of the Chattahoochee River. The area where the race starts, we have Indian burial mounds, Medley said. Thats just one small piece of the history we have in Chattahoochee. Medley said Chattahoochee is full of historic significance and scenic views that are not widely appreciated, noting that people quickly pass through the area every day on U.S. 90 without seeing anything the town has to offer beyond the sights along the road. Many of the participants were local people. Matt Rowan of Quincy placed first, overall, finishing the race in 20:09. Ive been doing a lot of miles but nothing fast, explained Rowan, who is currently training for an Iron Man competition in Panama City this November. Rowan enjoyed the 5k race in Chattahoochee. To tell you the truth, other than the muddy part, it was actually perfect weather for running, he said. Other participants traveled from farther away to run in the event. After reading about the race online, Nick Breeze drove from Tallahassee to take part. I thought it was great because it was unusual for Florida with all the hills, said Breeze. The terrain and the scenery changed so quickly. After the race, Main Street provided participants with a breakfast of bananas and assorted carbohydrates before awarding medals to the first man and woman to finish in each age bracket. Members of the Chattahoochee City Council were also present to help facilitate the event. Were trying to get things going so we can improve the community, said Mike Garcier, a member of the city council. Were trying to invest in the community. Its a team effort and were getting a lot of support. In addition to Main Street, part of the proceeds from this years event will benefit the Gadsden County Humane Society. Main Street organizers plan to turn the race into an annual event. I think it was successful, said Karen Marsh, treasurer of Chattahoochee Main Street Inc. Where else can you race in such surroundings? THURSDAY, FEBRUARY13, 2014 WWW.GADCOTIMES.COM VOLUME113/ISSUE7 50 12 PAGES, 1 SECTIONPanthers still district champs/A3 Quincy leaders aim to renew downtown ROBERT ALLENTimes ReporterThe city of Quincy has taken another step toward the completion of a master plan for downtown revitalization. At the city commission meeting Tuesday night, the selection committee recommended local company Atkins/Joel Sampson and Associates to help design the actual document. The master plan the company helps produce will addresses a variety of development projects, all working together toward the establishment of a renewed downtown Quincy. I think people are waiting for something to be excited about, said Quincy City Manager Jack Mclean. We need to breathe some life into this downtown. The commission considered four different companies, all of which responded to a request for proposals the city issued in November. The companies were Tindale-Oliver and Associates, Kimley Horn and Associates, Genesis Group and Atkins/Joel Sampson and Associates the only local firm on the list. Despite the guidance of professional planners, McLean stressed the project will be a product of the people. The authors of this plan, in the end, will be the people that live in this community, McLean said. I dont want a top-down public involvement. I want a bottom-up public involvement. McLean has a clear vision of the thriving place Quincy could become. I see a downtown that has people living in it loft apartments above retail, said McLean. It makes (the town) more vibrant and supportive of retail activities. You have a built-in population thats there. Similarly, the city manager is concerned with accessible parking and easy transportation. We probably should look at how to provide green space, McLean added. (The city) has to be walkable. We have to connect special places. McLean figures the master plan will be complete within nine months after the city commission negotiates a cost with Atkins/Joel Sampson and Associates. The city manager noted, however, that the full effects of such a complex project will emerge over an extended period of time not only after the master plan is actually instituted, but after the community has time to react to the initial developments and grow beyond them. Were not going to invest in something that will sit on the shelf, said McLean. It will be a living document. What we implement now are the cornerstones of what we want to see 15 to 20 years from now. McLean stressed that this type of revitalization cannot happen within nine square blocks. He believes the communitys concept of downtown must grow outward. The city manager also considers downtown restaurants and parking a major component of the dynamic city into which Quincy may develop. Weve got to have an evening life, he insisted. Thats what makes it happen. The city government currently has $25,000 on hand for the project. They have also secured another $25,000 in grant funds from the State Department of Economic Opportunities. The rest of the necessary money will be acquired through some combination of state and/or federal grants, the Community RedeCity commissioners voted Tuesday to let local firm bid on creating master plan for revitalization See PLAN/ Page A12 Town blazing a trail with new race These runners compete Saturday in the Chattahoochee Smoochie. Photo by Robert Allen Program invites senior citizens to make history ROBERT ALLENTimes ReporterThe Gadsden County Public Library in Quincy and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are hosting an oral history day for seniors in the surrounding communities from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14. The idea was developed between Dr. Carolyn Poole, director of library services, and Elders Miller and Nielsen, missionaries from the LDS church. Its going to be such a cool project, said Miller. Im excited. Ive grown up with my grandparents. I know the knowledge and stories and wisdom they possess are pretty much priceless. The project emerged after Miller and Nielsen conducted presentations about familysearch.org at various Gadsden County libraries. The pair of missionaries helped their Midway hires permanent city manager The Midway City Council voted to promote Interim City Manager Dorothy Inman-Johnson to the permanent city manager during their Feb. 6 meeting. Im not here for the short term, stated Inman-Johnson. This is a commitment. It gives some stability to the administrative operations. Inman-Johnson secured the position through a vote of 6 to 1 among the citys council members. Council member Charles Willis cast the dissenting vote. Inman-Johnson told a Times reporter Tuesday that his vote was not personal, but an objection to the councils decision to not advertise the opening and not conduct a nationwide search over the next several months. There are always going to be detractors, Inman-Johnson said. And there are people who do not benefit from me being here. We were losing money in a very real way. The city was not always operating under established policies and procedures. The new permanent city manger is pleased with what this change in title symbolizes. Its a vote of confidence and support for the work Ive done since Ive come aboard in September, said the city manager. Inman-Johnson is also pleased with the progress and partnerships this additional stability will help her encourage. She plans on investigating the possibility of constructing a new senior center and a new charter school. She also plans to address necessary sewer infrastructure repairs. Inman-Johnson also wants to consider the development of an economic growth plan for Midway. One of the first things we need to do is look at how we create a positive environment for small-scale development, she said, indicating the city would then be in a better position to pursue more long-term projects. I feel Im a good match for Midway right now, InmanJohnson said. I am fully committed for as long as the skills I bring are needed by the city of Midway. Dorothy InmanJohnson See STORY/ Page A12

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TERRANCE CHISOLMTimes Sports CorrespondentTwenty-four hours after winning their district semi-final game against Liberty County, the Panthers traveled back to Bristol to take on Port St. Joe for the championship. Unlike their previous game, West Gadsden started out fast and jumped out to a 17-8 lead with 2:23 left in the first quarter. The Panthers produced two more baskets in the quarter and headed into the second quarter with a comfortable 19-9 advantage. Both teams came out playing a very physical style of defense during the second quarter and as a result several hard fouls were committed. Port. St. Joe scored five points within the first 90 seconds of the second period, which cut West Gadsdens lead to 20-14. Multiple baskets inside the paint by Mark Bradwell and Melvin Johnson helped the Panthers maintain their lead. The first half ended as Archie Albritton launched a long three-pointer that just missed off theWWW.GADCOTIMES.COMTHEGADSDENCOUNTYTIMES THURSDAY, FEBRUARY13, 2014 A3 The following items are requested at time of registration for all children: Certified Birth Certificate Proof of Florida Residency: Two documents containing name and street address of parent (No P.O. Box) (4 year olds only) Updated Shot Record School Physical Form (Must be less than one year old when school begins & also must include Hematocrit or Hemoglobin) Verification of Dental Exam (Within a year of school start date) Lead Test Results Medicaid Card (If applicable) Written proof of all income (2013 W-2 Form (s) preferred) 000H6BR 2014 2015 Gadsden County School Boards Head Start / Pre-K Registration School Day Program All Registrations will be held from 9:00am 2:00pm at the HEAD START / PRE-KINDERGARTEN OFFICE 500 West King Street, Quincy, FL 32351 (850) 627-3861 February 17 Quincy Area Threes for 3 year olds only February 18 George W. Munroe Elementary for 4 year olds only February 19 Stewart Street Elementary for 4 year olds only February 20 Greensboro Elementary for 4 year olds only February 21 Chattahoochee Elementary for 4 year olds only* February 24 Havana Elementary for 3 & 4 year olds February 25 Gretna Elementary for 3 & 4 year olds February 26 Midway Head Start for 3 & 4 year olds February 27 St. John Elementary for 4 year olds only* WE DO NOT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS 10% of enrollment slots will be made available to children with special needs. *THREE YEAR OLDS Child must be three years old by September 1, 2014 Child IS required to attend *FOUR YEAR OLDS Child must be four years old by September 1, 2014 Child IS required to attend 000HD1F PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE THE GADSDEN COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ARE CONSIDERING PROPOSED CHANGES TO ITS BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 20132014. THE CHANGES WILL BE DISCUSSED AT THE BOARDS NEXT REGULAR SCHEDULED MEETING TO BE HELD FEBRUARY 17, 2014, AT 6:00 P.M. IN THE GADSDEN COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSION CHAMBERS, 9 EAST JEFFERSON STREET, QUINCY, FLORIDA. ALL CITIZENS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND. A FINAL DECISION ON THE PROPOSED CHANGES WILL BE MADE AT THIS MEETING. A SUMMARY OF THE CHANGES ARE: SPECIAL CAPITAL GENERAL REVENUE PROJECTS FUND FUND FUND REVENUE BALANCE FORWARD $27,657 $345,234 $27,338 TRANSFER IN 45,228 CONTRIBUTIONS /DONATIONS 2,575 NET CHANGE $27,657 $393,037 $27,338 EXPENDITURES GENERAL GOVERNMENT $4,570 CULTURE /RECREATION $9,767 172,157 HUMAN SERVICES 175,652 TRANSFER OUT 17,890 $27,338 PUBLIC SAFETY 40,658 NET CHANGE $27,657 $393,037 $27,338 000HBH7 000HD6V Sports Signing Day 2014 at EGHS Three colleges have recruited East GadsdenHigh School Jaguar football players. Pictured here, from left, are: EGHS Athletic Director Anthony James; Valdosta State University recruit Geomarey Smith; Charleston Southern University recruit JaJuan Perkins; Florida State University recruit Derrick Kelly; and EGHS Principal Dr. Melvin Roberts. Photo submitted Panthers win district The Panthers pose for a photo after winning the district championship game against Port St. Joe 58-37. The West Gadsden High School Panthers will play the Northview High Cougars for the Regional Tournament Semifinals at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, at West Gadsden High School. Photo by Terrance Chisolm See WIN/ Page A11

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As Valentines Day approaches, Im pleased to share this heartfelt message with you. As busy as we are, lets never be too busy to take time to enjoy the connection with those we love. While there is great evidence of hate and animosity, anger and negativity in this world, I subscribe to the emotional antidote summarized by John Lennon and Paul McCartney in the classic Beatles song All You Need Is Love. Here is a website to find their simple yet profound lyrics: http://allspirit.co.uk/allyouneed.html/. And despite being our serious selves most of the time, sometimes it helps to get just a bit silly! Victor Borge, the famed comedic piano virtuoso, said Laughter is the closest distance between two people. A group of 4 to 10year-olds was asked, What does love mean? Heres a selection of their replies wonderful wisdom from the mouths of babes! When my grandma got arthritis, she couldnt bend over and paint her toenails anymore. So my grandpa does it for her all the time, even when his hands got arthritis too. Thats love. (Rebecca, age 8) When someone loves you, the way they say your name is different. You just know that your name is safe in their mouth. (Billy, age 7) Love is when a girl puts on perfume and a boy puts on shaving cologne and they go out and smell each other. (Karl, age 5) Love is sharing even if you think you dont have enough. (Chrissie, age 6) Love is like medicine, and hate is like poison. If everybody knew that, wed all be happy. (Keisha, age 8) Love is what makes you smile when youre too tired to think. (Terri, age 9) Love is when my mommy makes coffee for my daddy and she takes a sip before giving it to him, to make sure the taste is OK. (Danny, age 7) Love is the quiet sound in the room when the people you care about are all together. (Luis, age 10) When you love somebody, it doesnt matter if theyre gone for a little while or forever. You still find a way to love them. (Karen, age 7) My mommy said they adopted me because they wanted one more way to grow love in our family. She said I grew in her heart, not in her belly. (Hector, age 9) Love is when you tell a boy you like his shirt, and then he wears it every day. (Noelle, age 7) Love is like a little old woman and a little old man who are still friends even after they know each other much too well. (Tommy, age 8) During my piano recital, I was on a stage and I was scared. I looked at all the people watching me, and I saw my daddy waving and smiling. I wasnt scared anymore. Love does that. (Cindy, age 8) My mommy loves me more than anybody. You dont see anyone else kissing me to sleep at night, do you? (LaShonda, age 6) Love is when Daddy looks at me and calls me his little flower thats always in bloom. You get the picture. (Elaine, age 9) Love is when Mommy sees a picture of my family on the wall and stops to look a little extra long look at it. (Chris, age 7) Love is when your puppy licks your face even after you left him alone all day. (Mary Ann, age 6) You really shouldnt say I love you unless you mean it. But if you mean it, you should say it a lot. People might forget. (Jessica, age 8) And finally, heres a brief story to melt anybodys heart: Author and lecturer Leo Buscaglia once talked about a contest he was asked to judge. The purpose of the contest was to find the most caring child. The winner was a 4year-old child whose next-door neighbor was an elderly gentleman who had recently lost his wife. Upon seeing the man cry, the little boy went into the old gentlemans yard, climbed onto his lap, and just sat there. When his mother asked him what he had said to the neighbor, the little boy said, Nothing, really. I just helped him cry. To love and be loved is our most treasured emotional bond.....and while love lost is also a reality of life, there is much reward in appreciating the connection we have with others. Please take every opportunity to tell others that they are loved, and make every effort to express yourself in positive words and deeds that uplift, edify and energize relationships. And when we are faced with circumstances that challenge us, its so important to take a breath, pause for a moment to think of the bigger picture, and find opportunities to balance lifes ups and downs with a fresh and positive perspective. Resolve to be the most positive person in the room and see if someone dares to compete with you! Now thats a game I think is worth playing! One of the greatest expressions of love is compassionate advocacy. To use our voices to speak on behalf of another....a person who needs us or an entire group of people who are in need based on their economic, emotional, health, safety or educational challenges....is an example of sharing your love with others. Jack Levine is the founder of 4 Generations Institute. He can be reached at Jack@4Gen.org or 850-567-5252. www.4Gen.org/.A4THEGADSDENCOUNTYTIMES THURSDAY, FEBRUARY13, 2014 WWW.GADCOTIMES.COMCupids arrows sometimes smart. Dont ask me why Ive been thinking of Kathleen Kelly after all these years. Nostalgic, fond remembrances of the summer of 1959 flow dreamily back to me whenever I hear Paul Ankas latest smash hit of that year, Put Your Head on My Shoulder or the Tempos blockbuster, See You in September. What a summer that was! I had graduated from good old Southington High that June and had had a major falling out with my father shortly after going to work for him a falling out that would force me to leave home. To get as far away from home as possible, I joined the Coast Guard. (Upon reflection, I probably should have joined one of the other major branches to have gotten even further away.) The Coast Guard didnt need me until September, however. I would be at a loss as to how to go on living my daily life up until that point. Kathy Kelly was a classmate of mine and had graduated along with me that June. I hate to admit it, but one of the reasons I called her was that I was reasonably sure that I could get a date. She was cute, not quite pretty, but attractive. She had reddish brown hair, a nice smile and some pleasing freckles sprinkled about her nose and tops of her cheeks. Kathy also lived close enough to me that I thought I could walk to her house if I had to. Sure enough, Kathleen accepted my invitation to go out. I hadnt left my fathers house yet, and on one of a few rare occasions, he let me borrow his new, flashy yellow Ford Galaxie 500 for my first date with Kathy. He was a stickler, however, and I would have to have that car of his home in the driveway by midnight. Kathy and I got along quite well. We probably went to one of the drivein movies around town and there was no serious making out. I was elated when she shared that shed be able to borrow her fathers car on some evenings. I also felt like a real loser with the idea of my new girlfriend driving her beau around in her fathers car because my own father was such a tyrant and wouldnt allow me to buy my own car and not use his most of the time. I was out of high school, for Petes sake! Whenever Kathy and I would be driving around and Paul would sing Put Your Head on My Shoulder, she would lean over and romantically lean over to put her head on my shoulder. Youve got to remember now that she was doing the driving most of the time so it was a bit awkward, if you know what I mean. Still, somehow, it was romantic. And, as a bonus, on some of the same evenings the Tempos would also come over the air waves singing their big hit, See You in September. Hearing that song, even though I would be leaving in September still struck magic chords with my latest flame and me, and wed get all mushy. Now if the Tempos hit had been, See You in December when Id be leaving Coast Guard boot camp, we couldnt have asked for a finer one of our songs. I was grateful to Kathy for not making me feel like a chump with the way I had been forced to live my life that summer and our waiting for me to leave for the service in September. There surely was some magic present whenever we were together and one of those songs started playing while we drove along, wherever we were, during that summer of My father, although I had left home and we hadnt spoken in a month or so, drove me to the train station in Meriden that special day when one of my high school friends and I left for Cape May, N.J., and a new regimented, military style of life. Mike Lazauskas and I had enlisted in the Coast Guard on the buddy plan and would be stationed together throughout our boot camp experience. Linda Palmieri, Mikes long-time girl friend, was there seeing him off at the station along with some of Mikes family. I dont remember why Kathy wasnt there. She had seemed more distant or troubled as the time for my departure had neared. As time went by during my 13 weeks of recruit training, the letters from Kathy became fewer. In her last one she announced that she and Linda would be driving down to see us from Connecticut the first weekend we would be allowed visitors. I couldnt contain my excitement. The letters had dwindled in number, but with the last one, my heart skipped a few beats because I knew my honey was coming down to see me. Its not every day that a soldier or sailor gets to have a Dear John letter delivered to him in person. Yep, thats what it was. I didnt think Kathleen had enough grit to have performed this task. Of course, I was crushed. Who wouldnt be?! Somehow, I got over the Kathy Kelly fling and graduated from boot camp. I couldnt stop myself, however, from calling her, one last time, when I arrived back in Connecticut that December. Kathy answered the phone and then a gruff, male voice came over it with the following message: Willis, you call this number one more time and Ill kick your butt! It was her new boyfriend, Mohawk! Hope your Valentines Day memories are better than this one I have about Kathleen Kelly, my friends. God bless you. Letters to the editorOpinionHeartfelt messageI think it is important, during Black History Month, that all Americans pause to contemplate the importance of African-American history in the building of our nation and in the continued hope of our nation and its people. Though most were enslaved at the time, AfricanAmericans saw the underlying sincerity of Thomas Jefferson, Ben Franklin and John Adams when they wrote that All men are created equal. African-Americans saw the underlying sincerity of the Founding Fathers as they adopted that phrase into the Declaration of Independence. African-Americans are patiently waiting and continually struggling as the reality of that phrase slowly sinks into the American consciousness and slowly becomes the guiding light of American reality. We cannot overestimate the importance of AfricanAmericans choosing to join with all Americans in the American Dream. Despite enslavement, Jim Crow, the KKK, skinheads and others; despite continued institutional oppression expressed in our choice of laws and their enforcement, black Americans have chosen to be a part of America. Black Americans have chosen to help build America. They have chosen to fight for America in every war. They have chosen to join with us, to be our brothers and sisters, to participate in our struggles and to share in our common dreams. America is strong today in large part because black Americans have joined in the work to make it strong. The United States of America could not be what it is today if all Americans did not believe in it. What is significant in American history to me is not that the occasional white man or woman has extended a hand to help African-Americans with their unique struggle, but that the overwhelming majority of AfricanAmerican men and women have extended their hands to the rest of America, to join in the common American struggle, to fight and die in our wars, to contribute advancements in art, engineering, medicine, technology and in all other fields, and above all, to join in building our common dreams. This all of this is to be celebrated! George Little Marianna Along Twin Ponds Road...Ray Willis The Gadsden County Times15 S. Madison St. Quincy, FL 32351-3137AND CONTINUING THE CHATTAHOOCHEE TRIBUNE (USPS 212) ESTABLISHED 1901Editor/Manager Cheri Harris, editor@gadcotimes.comAdvertising Sales: tcollins@gadcotimes.com Legals/Classified: mwilliams@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. $52 for other states (including Georgia). Advertising rates available upon request. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to the Gadsden County Times, 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, Editor/Manager, 15 S. Madison St. Quincy, FL 32351, or e-mailed to editor@gadcotimes.com. Black History Month: A legacy worth celebrating Jack Levine4GEN JOURNAL

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Democratic Women host Ebony & Ivory AffairOn Feb. 21 at the Pat Thomas Academy, the 2014 Ebony & Ivory Affair will be hosted by the Gadsden County Democratic Womens Club. This years theme is Working Together To Turn Florida Blue. A spokesperson for the planning committee said, Black history and democracy are as interdependent as the ebony and ivory keys on a piano. Black history is all of our history, black and white, male and female. The struggle continues and all of us must continue to work together. This black-tie affair is being held in recognition of the advancements that we have made together. All segments of our community are invited. The elegant evening will begin with a VIP reception at 6 p.m. where guests will be entertained by the Sounds of Gadsden in a live premier performance of jazz and rhythm & blues music. The reception will afford the community with a stellar-type opportunity to personally meet and greet the president of the Florida Chapter of the Democratic Womens Club, the chair of the Florida Democratic Party and several candidates for state and local office in 2014. There will also be a display and silent auction of some wonderful art. Beginning at 7 p.m., guests attending the dinner program will enjoy a scrumptious meal, outstanding performers and speakers, and witness the historic presentations of the very first Patricia Stephens Due Legends Award, Vivian Davis Kelly Community Advocate Award and the Estella M. McGriff Democratic Woman of the Year Award. These awards are named in honor of three black women from Gadsden County who worked for democracy in this nation, state and county. Tickets are $75 to attend the reception and dinner program or $50 to attend the dinner program only. Advanced ticket purchase is encouraged. Tickets can be purchased down town Quincy at The House of Music, What A Blessing, Flookahs Oyster Bar & Grill or by phone at 850-296-7713 and 850-627-9732.Black History Parade, Festival, set for Feb. 22On Feb. 22, a parade and festival will begin at 11 a.m. in Quincy and the festival will follow on the Courthouse Square. Mr. Harry Holt will be the grand marshal this year. Come and enjoy a day of festivities. Bring your chair. Later that evening a Black Heritage Dance will be at the Quincy Recreation Center, sponsored by Gadsden County Democratic Womens Club from 8 p.m. to midnight. Deejay will be Mr. Allen Crosby known as Ga. Boy. Tickets are $20. Refreshment will be provided. Come and enjoy all the activities of this day. Musical comedy opens Feb. 28 at QMT Get ready to laugh. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum will be on stage Feb. 28 toWWW.GADCOTIMES.COMTHEGADSDENCOUNTYTIMES THURSDAY, FEBRUARY13, 2014 A5 000HDI1 PUBLIC NOTICE The Gadsden County Board of County Commissioners, in partnership with USDA Rural Development, Robertsville and Mt. Pleasant Volunteer Fire Departments Invite you to join in welcoming two new fire trucks to our fleet! Robertsville-St. Johns Volunteer Fire Department 162 Hutchinson Ferry Road Quincy, FL 32351 Thursday, February 20, 2014 10:00 a.m. 000HD8T MEETING NOTICE P LEASE N OTE T HIS M EETING S D ATE C HANGE T O M ONDAY F EBRUARY 17, 2014 The next regular meeting of the Board of County Commissioners will be Monday, February 17, 2014 starting at 6:00 p.m. The following items have been agendaed: Amendments and Approval of Agenda: Awards, Presentations and Appearances: Presentation On The New County Website. Clerk of Courts: County Finance and County Clerk Issues. Consent: Approval of Minutes; Ratification of Approval to Pay County Bills; Adoption of Resolution No. 2014-005, Quincy By-Pass Phase #1 in Gadsden County to be Designated as the Julia Monroe Woodward Memorial By-Pass and Designate the Naming of the South-Leg of the Quincy By-Pass (upon completion) the Willie Ruth Williams Memorial By-Pass; The Small County Road Assistance Program Woodward Road Florida Department of Transportation; Approval to Accept the FY 2014 1 st Quarter Report; Approval of Professional Services Task Order #2014-137 With Preble-Rish, Inc. for Lewis Lane; Grants Approval of Resolution #2014-002 and Carry Forward Budget Amendments for FY 2014. Items Pulled for Discussion: Citizens Requesting to be Heard on Non-Agenda Items (3 minute limit): Public Hearings: Public Hearing Approval of Budget Amendments and Resolution 2014-001 for Fiscal Year 2013-2014. General Business: Approval of Award of Countywide Resurfacing Bid 1403 to C.W. Roberts Contracting, Inc.; Countywide Resurfacing Project Additive Change Order; Jones Joseph Frank EST. c/o Mary Blount; parcel ID No.3-03-2N-3W-0000-00212-0400; Discussion of BOCC Workshops to be Held Before Each Regular Board of County Commissioners Meeting. 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, 1-B 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. Obituaries 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 Ethan CooglerMr. Ethan Coogler, 93, of Sneads, FL died January 25, 2014. Services were held on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at Friendship A.M.E Church in Chattahoochee, FL at 10:00 A.M. EST. Survivors include his wife, Rezillion Coogler and a host of other relatives and friends. Crawford and Moultry Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.Ruby GreenRuby Preston Green, 95, of Dell, Georgia died January 17, 2014. Services were held on Friday, January 24, 2014 at 11 A.M. at Friendship A.M.E. Church in Chattahoochee, FL. Survivors include, one sister, Constawilla Durisseau of Cincinnati, Ohio; one son, Phelps H. Preston; two daughters: Pennell (Tommie) Reynolds and Arounia Preston Frederick and a host of other relatives and friends. Crawford and Moultry Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.Ronald ReedRonald Eugene Reed, 42, died Monday, February 3, 2014 in Norfolk, VA. Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M., EST, Saturday, February 15, 2014 at Tabernacle Church of Christ Written in Heaven, in Gretna, FL, with burial at St. James Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, in the Sycamore Community. The family will receive friends during a wake service from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p. m., on Friday, February 14, 2014 at St. James Missionary Baptist Church in Sycamore. Ronald is survived by his daughter, Sarah Reed; mother, Frances Bowen Reed and a host of sorrowing relatives. Reed & Hall Mortuary Corp, Quincy, FL (850) 627-5700 in charge of arrangementsFrances BrinkleyFrances Brinkley, 81, of Carrabelle, FL died Friday, January 24, 2014. Services were held on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. at Assembly of God Church in Carrabelle, Florida. Survivors include two sons: Pate Reynolds, Sr. of Sopchoppy, FL and Frederick (Wanda) Reynolds of Carrabelle, FL; one daughter-inlaw, Patrica A. Brinkley and a host of other relatives and friends. Crawford and Moultry Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.David FinkleyMr. David Finkley, 30, of Bristol, FL died Wednesday, January 8, 2014. Services were held on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Bristol Civic Center in Bristol, FL. Survivors include his wife, Renell V. Finkley; five children: Cephus, Levontae, Darnell, Jeremiah and Adoriah of Tallahassee, FL; mother, Lula M. Finkley; six brothers: Dennis Diggs and Julius Maxwell of Bristol, FL, Randall Bass (Sabrina) of Hardaway, FL, Keith Maxwell of Orlando, FL and Allen Finkley and George Finkley, Jr. of Fort Pierce, FL; two sisters: Ericka Andrews of Blountstown, FL and Andrea Finkley of Fort Pierce, FL; mother-in-law, Mary A. Trueblood of Midway, FL; father-in-law, DeCarlos (Lavonda) Camiel of Lake City, FL and a host of other relatives and friends. Crawford and Moultry Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Theres one book that should be No. 1 on every Floridians reading list: A Land Remembered by Patrick Smith. Few if any books have captured the spirit and vibrant history of the state as has this beloved novel. Its often been said that people should be issued a copy of this book when handed a sip of orange juice as they cross the Florida state line! Now heres an opportunity for you to get to know the author as his son Patrick Smith Jr. (aka Rick) takes the stage in Quincy to delight audiences with a multimedia show about his father and the extraordinary experiences he had that prompted him to write with such authority about Florida pioneers, Seminoles, migrant workers, river rats of Mississippi, and so much more. The Gadsden County Public Library System invites you join us at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, at the McGill Library in Quincy for a free program entitled Patrick Smiths Florida Is a Land Remembered. Rick Smith, a professional media producer, is an avid fan of his famous fathers work and has created a high-energy multimedia presentation that captures the essence of the authors life experiences. The show combines Ricks own quirky brand of humor and storytelling with videos, family photos, music, sound and visual effects to bring this writers colorful life into focus. Patrick makes video appearances throughout the program to tell fascinating and humorous stories about his life. A website has been launched especially for this performance in Gadsden County. Please visit http://alandremembered.com/quincy to catch a glimpse into the program. Its not too late to grab a quick read of A Land Remembered before the big show. All Gadsden public libraries have new copies of the novel to borrow. If you prefer to watch the movie version, we have the award-winning DVD and audio CD, Patrick Smiths A Sense of Place, which depicts a Florida most people never knew existed, a Florida that once was, but will never be again. After youve read A Land Remembered, youll want more of Smiths prolific writings. Check out these titles by the author the libraries also have available: Allapattah, Angel City, The Beginning, Forever Island, The River is Home, Seas that Mourn, White Deer and Other Stories. Coming home from his studio in California, Rick tours Florida a couple of times a year to present this show. Its a particularly difficult time now for the family since Patrick Smith Program celebrates writers vision of Florida See LIBRARY / Page A10 Whats Up? See EVENTS / Page A10 000HCP9 Request for Proposals RFP No. 14-01 The Gadsden County Board of County Commissioners is seeking sealed proposals from Attorneys licensed to practice law in Florida and in good standing with the State Bar of Florida for legal services. Proposals will be received until 10:00 a.m., March 13, 2014 in the Management Services Department, 5-B E. Jefferson Street, Quincy, FL 32351 and opened immediately thereafter in the County Administrators Conference Room, 9-E. Jefferson Street, Quincy, FL 32351. Specifications may be obtained from the Management Services Department at 5-B E. Jefferson Street, Quincy, FL or by dialing 850-875-8660. Questions concerning the specifications should be directed to Arthur Lawson, Sr. at 850-875-8660. Proposals will not be valid if not sealed in an envelope marked SEALED PROPOSALS and identified by the name of the firm, proposal number and time of opening. The Gadsden County Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any one proposal or all proposals, any part of any proposal, to waive any informality in any proposal, and to award the purchase in the best interest of the County. EEO/AA 000H4XF HAPPY NEW YEAR From Miltons Tax Service !!! OWNER: Charles R. McMillon Jr. (Cell) 850-980-2562 WE ARE OFFICIALLY OPEN! 829 Bethel Street Chattahoochee, FL 32324 850-663-8312 850-616-1117 Fax: 850-663-2724 For Havana Location, also contact 850-694-1390 205 2ND Street NW Havana, FL 32333 LOCATIONS FREE E-FILING! WE ARE HERE TO SERVE YOU WITH THE BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE AND TAX PREPARATION FEES AROUND. WE GUARANTEE THE HIGHEST REFUND POSSIBLE WITH NO HIDDEN OR EXTRA FEES! 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A6THEGADSDENCOUNTYTIMES THURSDAY, FEBRUARY13, 2014 WWW.GADCOTIMES.COM Sheriff Morris A. Young and Mr. Stephen R. Winn, past chairman (2001-2002) and currently serves on the board of trustees for the Biletnikoff Award, presented three students from Gadsden County and their families, with tickets to the Biletnikoff Award Banquet. The Biletnikoff Award, created in 1994 by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation, will present the Biletnikoff Award to Oregon States Brandin Cooks on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 at the University Center Club at Doak Campbell Stadium along with the Biletnikoff Award Scholarship to 16 students from North Florida. Three of the 16 scholarship recipients, Olivia Fletcher, Desuanda Ellis and Walter Kelleher were awarded the Biletnikoff Award Scholarship out of hundreds of applicants. During the presentation today, that was held at the Gadsden County Sheriffs Office, the three students spoke on how this scholarship will assist them in attending college and relieve the financial strain from their families. Olivia Fletcher, who has a 3.5 GPA and aspires to become a lawyer, stated that she has been accepted to Florida State University, University of West Florida, and the University of Central Florida. Fletcher is a cheerleader, plays on the volleyball team and is the number one player on the tennis team. She also is president of the Anchor Club at Robert F. Monroe. Desuanda Ellis, has a 3.5 GPA and also aspires to become a lawyer, and stated that she is currently participating in the dual enrollment program at the Tallahassee Community College while she attends East Gadsden High School. Ellis stated that she will attend Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University where she will major in Pre-Law studies. Walter Kelleher, who has a 4.0 GPA and is the 2014 Salutatorian of Robert F. Monroe aspires to become a Chemical Engineer. Kelleher stated he has toured Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University and Florida State University and likes both campuses. While at Robert F. Monroe, Kelleher was the President of several student organizations and also participated in varsity football. He plans to be taking a majority of his classes at the FAMUFSU College of Engineering. All three students completed a rigorous application process in a short amount of time. The students all spoke of the letters of recommendation and the 250word answer questions that were required. There were several stories of races to the post office and overnight fees to ensure that their application were received by the Biletnikoff Scholarship Committee on time. Sheriff Morris A. Young, who previously attended the Biletnikoff Award Banquet, was disheartened when he noticed none of the previous scholarship recipients were from Gadsden County. Sheriff Young worked with Stephen Winn to promote the scholarship within Gadsden County for the 2014 scholarship selection process. On Saturday, Gadsden County will be well represented by these three recipients. It should be noted that the Biletnikoff Award, given to the nations most outstanding college football receiver, is named in honor of former Florida State University All-American wide receiver Fred Biletnikoff. He went on to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame after playing several years with the Oakland Raiders to include Super Bowls II and XI. Mr. Henry McGill, who serves in the Gadsden County Sheriffs Office Truancy Program and worked at Florida State University around 1965, told stories to the recipients and guest of his interaction with Fred Biletnikoff. Mr. McGill recalled taping Biletnikoffs ankles prior to football games while he was employed at Florida State University. Sheriff Young hopes that this will serve as a catalyst for more students from Gadsden County to apply for the scholarship in years to come. He along with the men and women of the Gadsden County Sheriffs Office would like to wish these students much success in their collegiate pursuits. In the picture from left to right, Olivia Fletcher, Sheriff Morris A. Young, Desuanda Ellis, Mr. Stephen R. Winn, and Walter Kelleher. Photo submitted Education Three Gadsden students score Biletnikoff Award scholarships Robert F. Munroes Josh Darby is an all-state singer. His journey began when he went to Chiles High School to take a sight reading exam, which he passed. Then, he qualified for a sight singing audition at Leon High School. After that, Josh Darby traveled to Tampa to sing in the all-state mens choir. The practices were held at the Embassy Suites and the concert was held at the Tampa Straz Center. Darby worked diligently throughout the whole process and Munroe is very proud of all of his accomplishments. Photo submitted Celebrating Literacy Week through STEM Partnering with The Just Read, Florida! Initiative, Gretna Rams had an awesome Literacy Week. Celebrate Literacy Week is an annual event held across the state of Florida to promote literacy among students, teachers, parents and local communities. Literacy Week at Gretna Elementary was a blast and involved everyone from Prekindergarten to fifth grade, parents to City Commissioners, and Miss East Gadsden 2013-2014. The theme for this years Celebrate Literacy Week was Reading Accelerates Success! and schools were encouraged to incorporate STEM Science into the theme. STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Students and teachers were encouraged to explore the components of STEM throughout the week through reading, educational videos and hands-on experiments. The week kicked off at Gretna with Get Caught Reading Bear time to log hours for the Florida Million Minute Marathon. Students were encouraged to bring their favorite stuffed animal to school and snuggle for 30 minutes of uninterrupted reading time with their favorite book. Gretna Rams logged a total of 8,550 minutes for the Million Minute Marathon. On Tuesday, a Family Affair STEM Literacy Night was held. Parents came out to this event to gain knowledge on how reading and STEM can enhance a students academic future. Mrs. Angela Sapp, Race To the Top Science Specialist for Gadsden County, was the guest speaker. Mrs. Sapp enlightened students, parents and teachers with a PowerPoint on STEM science which was enhanced with a hands-on activity of constructing a model airplane. Students and parents were also given free books which were donated to the school. Parents visited each classroom and were amazed with each classs door decorating ideas. Each building was assigned a letter in the acronym STEM and challenged to decorate their classroom door with the students assistance to showcase how STEM plays a role in our daily lives. On Wednesday, the star students of Gretna wore their shades to school to show they are bright and dedicated readers. Students also read about the Solar System or engaged in educational videos about the Solar System in their classrooms or the Media Center. Being Scientists for a Day was the Thursday activity. Each class was encouraged to do a class science experiment. Mrs. Peraks first graders braved the cold to test the effects of the sun and the cold wind on black construction paper. Even though it was cold outside, they concluded that the sunlight shining directly on the black paper had a warming effect on the paper and it felt warm to the touch. Students and faculty wrapped up Celebrate Literacy Week by wearing their favorite sports team jersey to school to Score Big with Books. Teachers were encouraged to invite special guests to come out and read to their class. County Commissioner Sherrie Taylor came out and read several books to all the second-graders which included I Love You Just the Way You Are and Lon Po Po, a Red Riding-Hood story from China. Prekindergarten was amazed with a reading of What Do You Do with a Tail like This? By Meaghan Sapp, Miss East Gadsden High School 2013-2014. The administrators, parents, teachers and students are committed to developing lifelong readers at Gretna Elementary. National Choice Week 2014 was Jan. 26 through Feb. 1.The entire week was designated to raise awareness of alternative educational options that include but are not limited to homeschooling, magnet schools, private schools, public charter schools, as well as online learning. Florida state law permits the creation of public charter schools such as Crossroad Academy, which are defined as innovative free public schools that are held accountable for results and are open to all students. According to Andrew Campanella, the president of National School Choice Week, More parents are actively choosing schools for their children than at any other time in American History. But still, there is tremendous demand for more educational options for families in Florida. Students, parents, educators, and community leaders in the Sunshine States put together about 860 events to support school choice. Crossroad Academy Charter School of Business was founded in 1998 and since its existence the schools administrative and educational staff has continually strived to provide their students with high quality educations. Within the last few years Crossroad has become a premier alternative educational option for students in Gadsden County. As a result of its tedious work ethic the school has recently experienced the enjoyment of been recognized by the Florida Department of Education as a Florida Distinguished Title I School. The Crossroad staff is on a mission to continue to produce productive scholars, as well as play its part in the realm of innovative learning. Crossroad Academy recognizes National School Choice Week Plan to succeed at Parent Night eventGadsden Elementary Magnet Schools (GEMS) will host a Parent Night Spaghetti Dinner at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, at GEMS Cafeteria. Parents come and learn how to help prepare your child for FCAT and to learn of the expectations of your child to get to the next grade level. Crossroad Academy Pre-K 2014-15 Enrollment/Information SessionsAt 5:30 p.m. Feb. 24, Crossroad Academys Pre Kindergarten program will hold an Information Session regarding enrollment for the 2014-15 school year. The session will be at the Early Learning Campus in the Triple Oaks Apartments Childcare Center at 635 Strong Road.

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Celebrating heritage, faithThe public is invited to A Taste of Africa, a celebration of African heritage, food, traditions and customs at Greater Tanner Chapel AME Church, 1911 MLK Jr. Blvd., Quincy. The Rev. Sterling Barkley is the Pastor. The program will be at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22. A monetary prize will be awarded for Best African Attire. Lets learn about our heritage! Contact R. Wood at 850-294-1289 for any questions or if you want to showcase any talent or enter the fashion show by Feb. 9. Donation is $5. Starlettes ready to shine Spiritual Starlettes Gospel Singers 32nd Anniversary will be at 3 p.m. Feb. 23 at Salem A.M.E. Church, 205 Kemp St., Greensboro. Everyone is invited to come and enjoy songs of praises as The Spiritual Starlettes celebrate their 32nd anniversary. Choirs, quartets, soloists, praise dancers from Florida, Georgia and Alabama will be in fellowship at this great event.Churches celebrate Black History MonthThe Three Rivers Ministerial Alliance Inc. of Chattahoochee will be observe its seventh anniversary of Black History Enlightenment with a program at 6 p.m. Feb. 16 at Friendship A.M.E. Church, 401 Reed St., Chattahoochee. The Rev. Samuel E. McGlockton is the pastor. The speakers include Ret. Sergeant Cornelius Davis of the Tuskegee Airmen and the Buffalo Soldiers of the Marianna Chapter of the Horse Cavalry, along with other activities. We are inviting all veterans to come and be a part of this occasion. You can be in uniforms or without uniforms. For information call 850-6634797, 850-643-2712 or 850-663-4475.Steward Temple honoring ushersSteward Temple AME Church, the Rev. Louisa L. Thomas, pastor, located at 85 Woodward Road, invites the public to the annual Usher Anniversary at 11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 23. The guest speaker will be Elder Calvin Robinson, associate pastor of Blessed Hope MB Church. Installation for Pastor Victor SweetThe officers and members of Mt. Zion Freewill Baptist Church in Gretna invite the public to the installation service for Pastor Victor Sweet at 4 p.m. Feb. 23. Bishop Titus B. Deas Jr. and the Deliverance Temple Ministry will render the service. Union Chapel special programUnion Chapel AME Church, 536 Union Chapel Road, Quincy, with the Rev. Kevin Robinson, Pastor, 850442-4267, will present the annual Covenant Day Program at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23. The guest church is Greater Tanner Chapel AME Church in Quincy. The guest pastor is the Rev. Sterling Barkley and the guest choir is Greater Tanner Chapel AMEC Choir. The guest ushers are Greater Tanner Chapel Doorkeepers. The public is invited. The attire for this occasion is red and those attending are asked to wear that color. For information contact Sister Doris Smith-Pride at 627-5851.Midway honors Black History MonthThe Rev. Shirlean Thomas and the Saint Paul A.M.E. Church Family of Midway will have their annual Black History Program at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16. The Rev. Fert Richardson will be the guest speaker and Oak Grove M.B. Church of Fowlstown, Ga., will provide the song service. The public is invited. The church is at 825 Bill McGill Memorial Highway.Two special programs set for Fountain HeadFountain Head A.M.E. Church, 232 J&J Lane, Mt. Pleasant, with the Rev. Charles Flowers, pastor, 850-856-8015, will have a Black History Program at 4 p.m. Feb 23. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Audrey Powell. Everyone is welcome. Also, at 7 p.m. March 8, Fountain Head will host a Musical Program. Church choirs, soloists and/or praise dancers are welcome to attend. For information contact Bro. Terrance Wood at 850508-1318. Usher Board hosting Black History Program at GreenshadeGreenshade A.M.E Church will be celebrate the annual Black History Program hosted by the Usher Board. Minister Jarvis Alls will be the guest speaker. The program will be at 11 a.m. Feb. 16. The public is invited. The Rev. Gloria Long is the pastor. The other day posted on our newspapers Facebook page was a question for discussion: Do you believe in soul mates? Why or why not? Someone replied Yes! Another said he believes God puts the person meant for you in your life, and another said, No. If theres one for me, he must be lost because I have never found him. I really think its a fairy tale. I love that answer. Im not sure if I believe in a soul mate, at least not in the way the Urban Dictionary describes one: A person with whom you have an immediate connection the moment you meet a connection so strong that you are drawn to them in a way you have never experienced before. As this connection develops over time, you experience a love so deep, strong and complex, that you begin to doubt that you have ever truly loved anyone prior. Your soul mate understands and connects with you in every way and on every level, which brings a sense of peace, calmness and happiness when you are around them ... the most significant and satisfying thing you will experience in your lifetime. Wow. Does that sound like your marriage or current relationship? If not, dont despair. Here are some tips to finding your soul mate that I found on the Internet (so you know it must be true). Believe you have a soul mate out there somewhere. Make your life love friendly. Gently say good bye to nonsoul mate love. Clean your house for love your emotional, spiritual and physical house. Dont go looking for love; it will come to you. Get out there and be actively available. Dont obsess over finding your soul mate. Finally, dont confuse chemistry with destiny. The person who wrote these tips added, wisely, When you meet someone youre intensely attracted to, everything in your body could be telling you that this is your soul mate, but that could be hormones and lust talking. Remember that your soul mate could be someone who you already know but never even considered romantically. The skeptic in me thinks this is pretty much hooey and these soul mate-finding experts probably have a book or seminar theyre hawking. However, I also know that some couples are, or at least appear/claim to be, perfect complements of each other, yin and yang and all that. Maybe. I dont know. I watch a lot of Who the (Bleep) Did I Marry? on Investigative Discovery and the stories all start out with I thought we were soul mates but end up with one person being a bigamist, thief or otherwise crazy. But heres the problem I see: If your current marriage isnt as soul-matey as you thought it would be, then bailing when things get tough or boring is an easy excuse to leave and look for your real soul mate. After all, he or she is out there somewhere waiting for you. And if youre human in a relationship with another human, despite what you or I might want to believe, no human can fill up all the empty spaces. Eventually, all human relationships at times disappoint. One of the Internet soul-mate gurus suggested those who are searching should honor the yearning, that the time of longing and yearning for love is the most powerful time. It means love is so close you can feel it, and there is a part of you recognizing that there is something missing. There is something that drives us to want to love deeply and completely, in a relationship we feel is meant to be. That, I actually agree with. St. Augustine said, Thou hast made us for thyself, O Lord, and our hearts are restless until they find their rest in thee. King Solomon said God has set eternity in our hearts, that were born with a knowledge of him. Our hearts know something someone is missing. Theologian Blaise Pascal called this longing and knowing a Godshaped vacuum. If its God-shaped, then logically only God can fill it. As the soul mate expert said, There is something that drives us to want to love deeply and completely, in a relationship we feel is meant to be. If thats the case, then to answer my own question about believing in soul mates, Id have to say yes, I do believe and Ive found mine. Actually, he found me. His name is Jesus. 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 352-564-2927, Monday through Thursday, or via email at nkennedy@chronicleonline.com. 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Perfect for weekend mtn cabin or year-round residence. Call now 866-952-5303, x 146 Praise the Lord Finding your soul mate Nancy KennedyGRACE NOTES TALLAHASSEE Florida A&M Universitys (FAMU) Cooperative Extension Program, in conjunction with RiverWay South, is hosting a one-day workshop titled, Cultivating Your Future in Agritourism. The workshop will assist Big Bend Area farmers with expanding their agricultural enterprise through incorporating tourism as a means of income. The workshop will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, at the University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) Research and Education Center, at 155 Research Road in Quincy. Jane Eckert, an expert on agritourism, will be the featured speaker. Eckert will share examples of farmers across North America reaping the benefits of this growing form of tourism. Attendees will learn about the components of an agritourism destination, how to build new enterprises and how to market agritourism activities to the public. Registration is required to attend the workshop. The fee is $25 per person and limited space is available. From Feb. 25 to 28, internationally recognized seed-saving pioneer, Ira Wallace, will be the featured speaker at several workshops for local food growers and community members interested in learning how to save seed or preserve local seed bio diversity. The workshops will also include tips on maintaining small farm sustainability and information on the importance of organic seeds. The workshops are presented by the Extensions Statewide Small Farm Program in collaboration with IFAS, Transitions Sarasota Movement and local small farmers. For a complete listing of the seed-saving workshop locations, times and dates or to register contact, Jennifer Taylor, Ph.D., at 850-412-5260 or famu.register@gmail.com. To register for the Agritourism workshop contact, Faith Clarke at (850) 412-5256 or faith.clarke@famu.edu. The events are components of the Cooperative Extension Programs celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act of 1914, which established the extension system. Learn more about the Cooperative Extension and this months celebration events online at: http://www.famu.edu/cesta/main/index.cfm/cooperative-extension-program. FAMU Cooperative Extension Co-Hosts Agritourism, Seed-Saving Workshops

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A8THEGADSDENCOUNTYTIMES THURSDAY, FEBRUARY13, 2014 WWW.GADCOTIMES.COM 4087-0213 GCT vs. Secretary of Housing... 10001077CAA Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA, GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 10001077CAA ONEWEST BANK, FSB, Plaintiff, vs. SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; UNKNOWN TENANT; SUSAN COOK; UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIAIRES, DEVISEES, ASSIGNEES, LEINORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHERS WHO MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST IN THE ESTATE OF TROY H. LAWRENCE AKA TROY HERBERT LAWRENCE; DOROTHY STEPHENS Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated January 16, 2014, and entered in 10001077CAA of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for GADSDEN County, Florida, wherein ONEWEST BANK, FSB, is the Plaintiff and SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; UNKNOWN TENANT; SUSAN COOK; UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIAIRES, DEVISEES, ASSIGNEES, LEINORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHERS WHO MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST IN THE ESTATE 4082-0213 GCT vs. Clemons, Quinton William 2012CA000737 Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE No. 2012CA000737 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. CLEMONS, QUINTON WILLIAM, et. al, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 2012CA000737 of the Circuit Court of the 2ND Judicial Circuit in and for GADSDEN County, Florida, wherein, Plaintiff, and, CLEMONS, QUINTON WILLIAM, et. al., are Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at, South Front Steps, Gadsden County Courthouse, 10 E. Jefferson St., Quincy, FL, at the hour of 11:00 a.m. on the 25 day of February, 2014, the following described property: LOT 119, BLOCK A, HILLSIDE FARMS, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 201-203 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED MOBILE HOME: MODEL YEAR: 2006, MAKE: FOREST MANOR, MODEL; F2849-6, WIDTH; 56 LENGTH: 26 8 AND VIN # FLHML3F1637-29797AB; HUD LABEL # S 781106 781107 Property Address: 340 Milton Street, Quincy, FL 32351-4910 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 23 day of January, 2014. Nicholas Thomas, Clerk Circuit Court (SEAL) By: /s/ Pam K. Carter, Deputy Clerk Submitted by: GREENSPOON MARDER, P.A. 100 West Cypress Creek Road, Trade Centre South, Suite 700, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 954-491-1120 **IMPORTANT** If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk of the Courts disability coordinator at OFFICE OF COURT ADMINISTRATION, 301 S MONROE STREET, ROOM 225, 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. February 6 and 13, 2014. 20187.8148/OBashylova 4083-0213 TWN v. Gilyard, Troy 12000573CAA Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 12000573CAA JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, PLAINTIFF, VS. TROY GILYARD, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 16th day of January, 2014, and entered in Case No. 12000573CAA, of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Gadsden County, Florida. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Gadsden County Courthouse, South Door, 10 E. Jefferson St., Quincy, Florida 32351, at 11:00 A.M. on the 25th day of February, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 42, BLOCK H, RUSTLING PINES, AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 110, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim within 60 days af4084-0213 GCT vs. Walker, Mica 12-000591-CA-A Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 12-000591-CA-A JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. MICA WALKER; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MICA WALKER; UNKNOWN TENANT I; UNKNOWN TENANT II; RUSTLING PINES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the above-named Defendants, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Gadsden County, Florida, will on the 25 day of February, 2014, at 11:00 A.M. at the South front door of the Gadsden County Courthouse, 10 East Jefferson St., in Quincy, Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following-described property situate in Gadsden County, Florida: Lot 32, Block E, RUSTLING PINES, a Subdivision, as per Map or Plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 110, of the Public Records of Gadsden County, Florida. pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above. Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 27 day of January, 2014. 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 (COURT SEAL) By: /s/ Pam K. Carter, Deputy Clerk February 6 and 13, 2014. B&H# 290074 4085-0213 GCT vs. Dixon, Kyanna 12-000616-CA-A Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 12-000616-CA-A JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. KYANNA DIXON; TOMMIE PEACOCK JR.; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF KYANNA DIXON; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TOMMY PEACOCK, JR.; UNKNOWN TENANT I; UNKNOWN TENANT II, and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the above-named Defendants, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Gadsden County, Florida, will on the 25 day of February, 2014, at 11:00 A.M. at the South front door of the Gadsden County Courthouse, 10 East Jefferson St., in Quincy, Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following-described property situate in Gadsden County, Florida: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF LOT SIX (6), BLOCK E, ON AND ACCORDING TO A MAP OR PLAT OF THE MARCUS L. FLOYD LANDS ADJOINING SHELFER PARK AT QUINCY, FLORIDA, ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND RUN NORTH 498.8 FEET THENCE WEST 30 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING RUN NORTH 100 FEET, THENCE RUN WEST 80 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 100 FEET, THENCE RUN EAST 80 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above. Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 27 day of January, 2014. 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 (COURT SEAL) By: /s/ Pam K. Carter, Deputy Clerk February 6 and 13, 2014. 4086-0213 GCT vs. Lyda, Connie 10000362CAA Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 10000362CAA JPMC SPECIALTY MORTGAGE LLC F/K/A WM SPECIALTY MORTGAGE LLC, Plaintiff, vs. CONNIE LYDA A/K/A CONNIE F. LYDA; CHRISTOPHER LYDA; et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sale will be made pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment. Final Judgment was awarded in Civil Case No. 10000362CAA, of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for GADSDEN County, Florida, wherein, JPMC SPECIALTY MORTGAGE LLC F/K/A WM SPECIALTY MORTGAGE LLC is the Plaintiff, and CONNIE LYDA A/KIA CONNIE F. LYDA; CHRISTOPHER LYDA; GO MORR, INC.; MARYLAND CASUALTY COMPANY; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; DAIMLER CHRYSLER SERVICES NORTH AMERICA, LLC D/B/A DAIMLER CHRYSLER SERVICES TRUCK FINANCE F/D/B/A ERCEDES BENZ CREDIT CORP; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) 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 are Defendants. The clerk of the court, Nicholas Thomas will sell to the highest bidder for cash SOUTH DOOR OF THE COURTHOUSE, 10 East Jefferson St., Quincy, FL, at 11:00 A.M. on the 25 day of February, 2014, the following real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment, to wit: A PARCEL OR TRACT OF LAND LYING IN SECTION 8, TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE 2 WEST, GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA, ALSO SAID PARCEL BEING A PART OF LOT NO. 2 OF WATERSHED FARMS, PHASE 1 A RECORDED SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 54 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SAID COUNTY, AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT A CONCRETE MONUMENT (RLS #4816) MARKING THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SAID LOT NO. 2 AND RUN; THENCE ALONG THE BOUNDARIES OF SAID LOT NO. 2 AS FOLLOWS: THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 15 MINUTES 48 SECONDS EAST 683.21 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT (RLS #3031) FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 89 DEGREES 15 MINUTES 48 SECONDS EAST 376.78 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT (RLS #4816); THENCE SOUTH 09 DEGREES 10 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST 859.77 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT (RLS #4816); THENCE WEST 605.09 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT (RLS #4816); THENCE SOUTH 29 DEGREES 44 MINUTES 41 SECONDS EAST 1377.41 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT (RLS #4816) ON THE NORTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY OF COUNTY ROAD NO. 270 (100.00 FOOT RIGHT-OF-WAY); THENCE SOUTH 66 DEGREES 10 MINUTES 53 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID NORTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY A DISTANCE OF 50.00 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT (RLS #3031); THENCE LEAVING SAID BOUNDARIES OF LOT NO. 2, RUN NORTH 29 DEGREES 44 MINUTES 41 SECONDS WEST 1458.25 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT (RLS #3031); THENCE EAST 200.00 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT (RLS #3031); THENCE NORTH 01 DEGREES 38 MINUTES 36 SECONDS WEST 794.27 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Dated this 27 day of January, 2014. Nicholas Thomas, Clerk of Circuit Court (SEAL) By: /s/ Pam K. Carter, Deputy Clerk Aldridge/Connors, LLP Attorney for Plaintiff 1615 South Congress Avenue, Suite 200, Delray Beach, FL 33445 Telephone: (561) 392-6391 Facsimile: (561) 392-6965 IMPORTANT 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 February 6 & 13, 2014. 1031-1542 ter 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 Street, 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. Dated this 27 day of January, 2014. NICHOLAS THOMAS, Gadsden County Clerk of Court (SEAL) By:/s/ Pam K. Carter, Deputy Clerk Connolly, Geaney, Ablitt & Willard, PC The Blackstone Building 100 South Dixie Highway, Suite 200, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 Toll Free: (561) 422-4668 Facsimile: (561) 249-0721 Counsel for Plaintiff February 6 & 13, 2014. C301.2707 4081-0213 GCT Barthlow, Thomas Jennings 14000015 CPA Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO: 14000015 CPA PROBATE DIVISION IN RE : ESTATE OF THOMAS JENNINGS BARTHLOW Deceased, NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Thomas Jennings Barthlow, deceased, File 14000015 CPA is pending in the Circuit Court for Gadsden County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 10 Jefferson Street, Quincy, Florida 32351. The name and address of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney is set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. The date of the first publication of this notice is February 6, 2014. Personal Representative: Richard Barthlow 1333 Rich Bay Road, Havana, Florida 32333 Attorney for Personal Representative: Frances Casey Lowe, Esq.,Florida Bar No. 521450 Guilday, Schwartz, Simpson, West, Hatch & Lowe, P.A 3042 Crawfordville Highway,Crawfordville, FL 32327 (850) 926-8245 February 6 and 13, 2014. 4098-0220 GCT Holloman Jr., Jessie 2014-00017CPA Amended Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2014-00017CPA IN RE: ESTATE OF JESSIE HOLLOMAN, JR., Deceased. AMENDED NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of JESSIE HOLLOMAN, JR., deceased, whose date of death was December 12, 2013 is pending in the Circuit Court for Gadsden County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 10 East Jefferson Street, Quincy, Florida 32351, with a mailing address of Post Office Box 1649, Quincy, Florida 32353. The name and address of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney is set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DETH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is February 13, 2014. Personal Representative: /s/ TARIK HOLLOMAN 140 Dusty House Road, Quincy, FL 32351 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ MICHAEL K. MCCORMICK Attorney-at-Law Florida Bar No: 0020893 512 South Bolivar Street, Chattahoochee, Florida 32324 Telephone: 850-663-3865 February 13 & 20, 2014. 4071-0227 GCT (Cert# 2398 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, TC Tampa 1, LLC 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: 2398 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY : LOT 3 BLK J ORIONS POINT PHASE 2 PER PLAT BK 2 PAGES 145-148 OR 731 P 1815; OR 731 P 1833 PARCEL ID NUMBER: 4061N2W15430000J0030 Name in which assessed: G&A LLOYD NO 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 LLC 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 7th Day of May, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 16th DAY OF DECEMBER, 2013 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk February 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2014. 4072-0227 GCT (Cert# 2397 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, TC Tampa 1, LLC 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: 2397 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY : LOT 2 BLK J ORIONS POINT PHASE 2 PER PLAT BK 2 PAGES 145-148 OR 731 P 1815; OR 731 P 1833 PARCEL ID NUMBER: 4061N2W15430000J0020 Name in which assessed: G&A LLOYD NO 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 LLC 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 7th Day of May, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 16th DAY OF DECEMBER, 2013 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk February 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2014. 4073-0227 GCT (Cert# 2401 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, TC Tampa 1, LLC 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: 2401 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY : OR 731 P 1833; OR 731 P 1815; OR 705 P 1715; OR 666 P 1399; LOT 7 BLK J ORIONS POINT PHASE 2 PER PLAT BK 2 PAGES 145-148 PARCEL ID NUMBER: 4061N2W15430000J0070 Name in which assessed: G&A LLOYD NO 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 LLC 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 7th Day of May, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 16th DAY OF DECEMBER, 2013 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk February 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2014. 4074-0227 GCT (Cert# 886 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, TC Tampa 1, LLC 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: 886 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY : OR 293 P 707 LOT 2, BLK B, UNIT 2 GRETNA ESTS.OR 386 P 1156. PARCEL ID NUMBER: 2323N4W04350000B0020 Name in which assessed: Sandra Bethea and MonterriousReshardBethea 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 7th Day of May, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 16th DAY OF DECEMBER, 2013 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk February 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2014. 4075-0227 GCT (Cert# 667 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, TC Tampa 1, LLC 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: 667 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY : OR 561 P 1649; OR 511 P 2017; OR 334 P 1032; OR 329 P 213 LOT 4, MT CALVARY SUBDV; A MINOR SUBDV: COMM AT THE NORTH QUARTER CORNER OF SECTION 3-3N-4W AND RUN N 88 DEG 38 53 E 526.67 FT TO BEGIN: THENCE N 88 DEG 38 53 EAST 198.00 FT; S 00 DEG 31 21 E 26.60 FT; S 00 DEG 31 21 E 633.40 FT; S 88 DEG 38 53 W 198.00 FT; N 00 DEG 31 21 W 632.47 FT; N 00 DEG 31 21 W 27.53 FT TO THE P.O.B. PARCEL ID NUMBER: 2033N4W4910000000040 Name in which assessed: Genelza Weston; Genelza Weston Butler 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 7th Day of May, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 16th DAY OF DECEMBER, 2013 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk February 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2014. 4076-0227 GCT (Cert# 178 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, TC Tampa 1, LLC 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: 178 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY : OR 449 P 747 LOT 21 BLOCK A FOREST HILLS SUB., RECORDED PARCEL ID NUMBER: 2083N2W01530000A0210 Name in which assessed: Marion R Van Luven 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 7th Day of May, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 16th DAY OF DECEMBER, 2013 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk February 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2014. 4077-0227 GCT (Cert# 2686 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, TC Tampa 1, LLC 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: 2686 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY : OR 624 P 324; OR 608 P 954 COMM AT THE SEC OF SW OF 35-1N-4W, RUN N 01* 11 W 763.7 FT; N 14* 04 E 140.13 FT ALONG ROAD TO BEGIN; N 14* 04 E 100 FT N 89* 12 W 82.65 FT; S 00* 34 W 96.3 FT; S 88* 01 E 59.3 FT TO POB. IN SECTION 35-1N -4W ALSO AN UNDIV. INT. IN ACCESS AREA PER OR 161 P 284. AND NOW ALSO THAT LOT KNOWN AS 1-E PER OR 315 P 868. LESS FROM ALL THE ABOVE A .20 ACRE LOT SOLD TO LARRY MELTON PER OR 324 P 683 OFF THE SOUTH END. IN SECTION 35-1N-4W. OR 121 P 596 PARCEL ID NUMBER: 4351N4W0000003410200 Name in which assessed: Bert C Miranda & Connie L Miranda 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 7th Day of May, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 16th DAY OF DECEMBER, 2013 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk February 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2014. 4078-0227 GCT (Cert# 2390 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, TC Tampa 1, LLC 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: 2390 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY : LOT 56 BLK I ORIONS POINT PHASE 2 PER PLAT BK 2 PAGES 145-148 OR 731 P 1815; OR 4079-0227 GCT (Cert# 2176 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, TC Tampa 1, LLC, 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: 2176 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY : OR 387 P 988 COMMENCE AT THE SWC OF THE E 1/2 OF THE W 1/2 OF THE SW 1/4 SECTION 26-2N-5W AND RUN N 01 DEG 17 05 W 474 FT; N 01 DEG 17 05 W 200 FT; N 89 DEG 38 58 E 218.42 FT; S 15 DEG 45 11 W 168.07 FT; S 72 DEG 28 10 E 30 FT TO BEGIN: THENCE S 72 DEG 28 10 E 117.05 FT; S 41 DEG 28 36 E 47.42 FT; N 89 DEG 31 41 E 45 FT; S 01 DEG 17 05 E 81.59 FT; N 82 DEG 46 00 W 226.48 FT; N 15 DEG 45 11 E 128.28 FT TO THE P.O.B. PARCEL ID NUMBER: 3262N5W0000003340300 Name in which assessed: Mary E Wright 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 7th Day of May, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 16th DAY OF DECEMBER, 2013 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk February 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2014. 4080-0227 GCT (Cert# 1577 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, Florida Dundee Lien Invest LLC, 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: 1577 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY : COMM AT SEC OF THE SW S 89 DEG 20 MIN 59 SEC W, ALONG THE S BNDRY OF SAID SW 372.76 FT, N 47 DEG 35 MIN 01 SEC W. ALONG SAID NORTHEASTERN R/WAY 410 FT FOR THE POB. N 47 DEG 35 MIN 01 SEC W, ALONG SAID NORTHEASTERN R/WAY 317.77 FT, S 42 DEG 24 MIN 59 SEC W, ALONG SAID NORTHEASTERN R/WAY 25 FT, N 35 DEG 16 MIN 41 SEC E ALONG THE SE BNDRY 559.24 F FT, N 00 DEG 13 MIN 58 SEC E ALONG THE E BNDRY OF JOYLAND 61.13 FT TO THE CENTERLINE OF A 20 FT ACCESS EASEMENT, S 79 DEG 03 MIN 28 SEC E, 207.98 FT TO THE SWC, S 00 DEG 02 MIN 02 SEC W 218 FT, S 49 DEG 33 MIN 13 SEC W ALONG THE WEST BNDRY OF LANDS 463.84 FT, S 42 DEG 24 MIN 59 SEC W, ALONG THE W BNDRY A DIST OF 210 FT TO THE POB. OR 371 P 1712, OR 331 P 3 IN SECTION 16-2N-3W. PARCEL ID NUMBER: 3162N3W0000003432000 Name in which assessed: James Galloway Jr; Charles H & Barbara J 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 7th Day of May, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 16th DAY OF DECEMBER, 2013 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk February 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2014. Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices 731 P 1833 PARCEL ID NUMBER: 4061N2W15430000I0560 Name in which assessed: G&A LLOYD NO 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 LLC 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 7th Day of May, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 16th DAY OF DECEMBER, 2013 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk February 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2014. 4099-0306 GCT Deryl S. Farmer and Ronnie Johnson 14000116DRA Temporary Custody PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 14000116DRA Division: Family Deryl S. Farmer, Petitioner, and Ronnie Johnson, Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR TEMPORARY CUSTODY TO: RONNIE JOHNSON (Last Known Address): Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Temporary Custody has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Deryl Salendris Farmer whose address is 24372 Blue Star Hwy., Quincy, FL 32351on or before March 13, 2014, and file the original with the clerk of this Court at Clerk of Courts, 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: 2/10/2014 NICHOLAS THOMAS, CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT (COURT SEAL) By: /s/ Arnita Gr een, Deputy Clerk February 13, 20, 27 and March 6, 2014.

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WWW.GADCOTIMES.COMTHEGADSDENCOUNTYTIMES THURSDAY, FEBRUARY13, 2014 A9 4059-0213 GCT to Alejandro Ramos-Aquilar 14000030DRA Custody of Child PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 14000030DRA Division: Maria De Jesus Vasquez-Castillegos Petitioner, and Alejandro Ramos-Aquilar Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR FULL COSTODY OF CHILD TO: Alejandro Ramos Aquilar (Last Known Address): 1333 E. Jefferson St., Quincy, FL 32351 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Paternity has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Maria De Jesus Vasquez-Castillejos, whose address is 118 N. Virginia St., Quincy, FL,on or before January 22, 2014, and file the original with the clerk of this Court at 10 E. 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: January 8, 2014. NICHOLAS THOMAS, CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT (COURT SEAL) By: /s/ Pam K. Carter, Deputy Clerk January 23, 30, Feb. 6 & 13, 2014. 4097-0213 GCT PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR WATER USE PERMIT Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, the following application for a water use permit has been received by the Northwest Florida Water Management District: Application number I 07447 filed 02/03/2014 Peter E. Loeb, 320 Oaks Will Court, Tallahassee, FL 32312 Requesting an annual average daily withdrawal of 20,000 gallons per day from the Floridan Aquifer System for Water Based Recreation use by existing and proposed facilities General withdrawal location(s) in Gadsden County: T03N, R01W, Sec. 10C Interested persons may submit written comments/objection or submit a written request for the notice of proposed agency action (NOPAA) regarding the application by writing to: Division of Resource Regulation, Northwest Florida Water Management District, attn: Terri Peterson, 152 Water Management Drive, Havana, Florida 32333. A NOPAA will be mailed only to persons who have filed such requests. A NOPAA must be requested in order to be advised of further proceedings and any public hearing date. Written comments/objection or NOPAA requests must be received by 5:00 p.m. eastern time on February 27, 2014. No further public notice will be provided regarding this application. Publication of this notice constitutes constructive notice of the permit application to all substantially affected persons. February 13, 2014. 4088-0213 GCT vs. Johnson, Bennie F. 2013-CA-000794 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE #: 2013-CA-000794 Wells Fargo Bank, NA Plaintiff, -vs.Bennie F. Johnson and Lois Johnson, Husband and Wife; Tobacco Road Homeowners Association, Inc.; Unknown Parties in Possession #1, If living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants; Unknown Parties in Possession #2, if living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order dated November 19, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 2013-CA-000794 of the Circuit Court of the 2nd Judicial Circuit in and for Gadsden County, Florida, wherein Wells Fargo Bank, NA, Plaintiff and Bennie F. Johnson and Lois Johnson, Husband and Wife are defendant(s), I, Clerk of Court, Nicholas Thomas, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash AT THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 10 EAST JEFFERSON STREET, QUINCY, FLORIDA, AT 11:00 A.M. on February 25, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: Property Address: 100 Tobacco Road, Havana, FL LOT 4, BLOCK A, TOBACCO ROAD, UNIT 1, A SUBDIVISION, AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 48, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN MANUFACTURED HOME, YEAR: 1998, MAKE: PIONEER, VIN#: PH1410GA14158A AND VIN#: PH1410GA14158B. Parcel ID No. 2343 N2W03150000A0040 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 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator; 301 South Monroe Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32301; (850) 577-4430 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification of 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 Gadsden County, Florida (SEAL) /s/ Pam K. Carter, DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT Submitted By: ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACH, LLP 2424 North Federal Highway, Suite 360, Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (561) 998-6700 (561) 998-6707 February 6 & 13, 2014. 13-260501 FC02 WNI 4089-0213 GCT vs. Hall, David 12000875CAA Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 12000875CAA BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff vs. DAVID HALL, et al. Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Judgment dated January 16, 2014, entered in Civil Case Number 12000875CAA, in the Circuit Court for Gadsden County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is the Plaintiff, and DAVID HALL, et al., are the Defendants, Gadsden County Clerk of Court will sell the property situated in Gadsden County, Florida, described as: LOT 22, BLOCK A, HIDDEN LAKES, PHASE III AND IV, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2 PAGE 107-108 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 2007 CYPRESS MANOR MOBILE HOME WITH SERIAL NUMBER FL261-00P-H-B300333AB AND MODEL NUMBER CYLC0036. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the South Door, Gadsden County Courthouse, 10 East Jefferson Street, Quincy, FL 32351 at 11:00 AM, on the 25 day of February, 2014. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated: January 27, 2014. NICHOLAS THOMAS, Gadsden County Clerk of Court CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT (SEAL) By:/s/ Pam K. Carter, Deputy Clerk FLORIDA FORECLOSURE ATTORNEYS, PLLC 4855 Technology Way, Suite 500, Boca Raton, FL 33431 (727) 446-4826 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 the Office of Court Administration at (850) 577-4401, or at Leon County Courthouse, Room 225, 301 S. Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301 within 2 working days of receipt of a notice compelling you to appear at a court proceeding; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. February 6 & 13, 2014. CA 12-04294/KG 4090-0213 GCT vs. Paul, Andre L. 20-2009-CA-001031 Notice of Rescheduled Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 20-2009-CA-001031 DIVISION: WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. ANDRE L. PAUL, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated January 22, 2014 and entered in Case No. 20-2009-CA-001031 of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for GADSDEN County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, is the Plaintiff and ANDRE L. PAUL; DIANE E PAUL; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS INCORPORATED AS NOMINEE FOR GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC; 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 25 day of February, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: A PARCEL OF LAND BEING A PART OF THOSE LANDS FORMERLY CONVEYED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 376 PAGE 646 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA AND MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT AN IRON BAR AND PLASTIC CAP RLS 3266 MARKING THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 19, TOWNSHIP 3 NORTH, RANGE 4 WEST, GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA AND PROCEED THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 05 MINUTES 27 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE EAST BOUNDARY OF SAID NORTHWEST QUARTER A DISTANCE OF 1322.67 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT PRM 3031 MARKING THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER, THENCE RUN NORTH 88 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 33 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 18.64 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT PRM 3031 LYING ON THE WEST BOUNDARY OF A 40 FOOT WIDE COUNTY MAINTAINED GRADED ROAD RIGHT OF WAY KNOWN AS HOUGH FARM ROAD, SAID POINT BEING THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING AND LEAVING SAID COUNTY MAINTAINED RIGHT OF WAY RUN THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 36 MINUTES 01 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 315.17 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 08 MINUTES 11 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 260.70 FEET TO THE CENTERLINE OF A PROPOSED 60 FOOT WIDE ACCESS/UTILITY/DRAINAGE EASEMENT, THENCE RUN NORTH 84 DEGREES 39 MINUTES 20 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID PROPOSED CENTERLINE A DISTANCE OF 316.61 FEET TO A POINT LYING ON THE WEST RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY OF HOUGH FARM ROAD (COUNTY MAINTAINED GRADED ROAD), THENCE LEAVING THE AFOREMENTIONED CENTERLINE OF THE PROPOSED ACCESS/UTILITY/DRAINAGE EASEMENT RUN SOUTH 00 DEGREES 08 MINUTES 08 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE WEST RIGHT OF WAY OF HOUGH FARM ROAD A DISTANCE OF 292.38 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. RESERVING THE NORTHERLY 30 FEET FOR AN ACCESS/UTILITY/DRAINAGE EASEMENT. A/K/A 695 HOUGH FARM ROAD, QUINCY, FL 3235 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 January 27, 2014. 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 February 6 & 13, 2014. F09097318 4091-0213 GCT vs. Butt, Dudley 20-2009-CA-000783 Notice of Rescheduled Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 20-2009-CA-000783 DIVISION: WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. DUDLEY BUTT, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated January 10, 2014 and entered in Case No. 20-2009-CA-000783 of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for GADSDEN County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, is the Plaintiff and DUDLEY BUTT; TENANT #1 N/K/A JOHN DOE 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 25 day of February, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: PARCEL I: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 7, TOWNSHIP 3 NORTH, RANGE 2 WEST, GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA AND RUN NORTH 02 DEGREES 50 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST 744.12 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 77 DEGREES 45 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST 972.50 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 22 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST 30.00 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 68 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST 60.00 FEET, THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 68 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST 60.00 FEET, THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 68 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST 217.22 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING CONTINUE NORTH 68 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST 183.42 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 20 MINUTES 18 SECONDS WEST 200.00 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 39 MINUTES 42 SECONDS EAST 124.00 FEET, THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 20 MINUTES 18 SECONDS EAST 150.75 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, LYING AND BEING IN THE EAST HALF OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION. AND PARCEL 2: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 7, TOWNSHIP 3 NORTH, RANGE 2 WEST, GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA AND RUN NORTH 02 DEGREES 50 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST 744.12 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 77 DEGREES 45 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST 972.50 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 22 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST 30.00 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 68 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST 60.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING RUN SOUTH 487.00 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 60 DEGREES 12 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST 152.00 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 57 DEGREES 50 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST 85.00 FEET, THENCE NORTH 60 DEGREES 18 MINUTES 37 SECONDS WEST 126.91 FEET, THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 20 MINUTES 18 SECONDS EAST 405.25 FEET, THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 39 MINUTES 42 SECONDS WEST 15.00 FEET, THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 20 MINUTES 18 SECONDS EAST 70.96 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 39 MINUTES 42 SECONDS EAST 124.00 FEET, THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 20 MINUTES 18 SECONDS EAST 150.75 FEET TO A POINT ON THE SOUTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF A 60 FOOT PUBLIC ROAD, THENCE SOUTH 68 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE 217.22 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, LYING AND BEING IN THE EAST HALF OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION. A/K/A 280 SQUIRREL LANE, QUINCY, FL 32352 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 January 13, 2014. 4092-0213 GCT vs. Est. Jones, Brenda D. 120000300 CAA Notice of Action PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 12000300 CAA DIVISION: Civil THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON F/K/A THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE Plaintiff, vs. ESTATE OF BRENDA D. JONES A/K/A BRENDA DENISE JONES A/K/A BRENDA JONES A/K/A BRENDA DENICE JONES, ETTA JONES A/K/A ETTA LEE JONES, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ETTA JONES A/K/A ETTA LEE JONES, TIKI FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC., FORD MOTOR CREDIT CO., D/B/A PIMUUS FINANCIAL SERVICES and UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION OF 1171 Post Plant Road, Quincy, FL 32352 Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: ESTATE OF BRENDA D. JONES A/K/A BRENDA DENISE JONES A/K/A BRENDA JONES A/K/A BRENDA DENICE JONES YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose that mortgage, dated October 4, 1999 and recorded on October 21, 1999, in Official Records Book 501, Page 1245, of the Public Records of Gadsden County, Florida, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc. is the attorney in fact/servicing agent for Plaintiff, encumbering the following real property located in Gadsden County, Florida, to-wit: COMMENCE AT THE NW CORNER OF THE NE 1/4 OF THE NE 1/4 OF SECTION #3, TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE 3 WEST AND RUN EAST 220.0 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 01 DEGREE AND 35 MINUTES WEST 706.0 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 87 DEGREES AND 45 MINUTES EAST 386.0 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 00 DEGREES AND 25 MINUTES WEST 174.0 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM THENCE RUN NORTH 87 DEGREES AND 45 MINUTES WEST 380.0 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE RUN SOUTH 01 DEGREE AND 55 MINUTES WEST 121.0 FEET TO AN IRON AXLE, THENCE RUN SOUTH 86 DEGREES AND 15 MINUTES EAST ALONG A FENCE LINE 380.3 FEET TO AN IRON STAKE, THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES AND 25 MINUTES EAST 112.0 FEET TO POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH 1999 Destiny, Model 4070 Manufactured Home, ID#s 0W67955A and 0W67955B. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to SONYA K. DAWS, Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A. 215 S. Monroe St., Suite 510, Tallahassee, Florida 32301, within thirty (30) days, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorneys or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on January 29, 2014. NICHOLAS THOMAS CLERK GADSDEN COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (COURT SEAL) By: /s/ Charlotte Willeby, Deputy Clerk February 6 & 13, 2014. 4093-0213 GCT vs. Anderson, Lorri L. 13001051CAA Notice of Action PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 13001051CAA DIVISION: FORECLOSURE VANDERBILT MORTGAGE AND FINANCE, INC., a Tennessee corporation authorized to transact business in Florida, Plaintiff, vs. LORRI L. ANDERSON A/K/A LORRI LASTER ANDERSON, ET AL., Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: UNKNOWN SPOUSW OF JAMES FREDERICK NOEGEL A/K/A FREDDY JAMES NOEGEL A/K/A FRED J. NOEGEL AND UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF EULA J. NOEGEL A/K/A JEAN RUTLAND YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose that mortgage, originally in favor of Oakwood Acceptance Corporation. Dated May 19, 2000 and recorded on May 30, 2000, in Official Records Book 510, Page 786 of the Public Records of Escambia County, Florida, Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc. is the attorney in fact/servicing agent for Plaintiff, encumbering the following real property located in Gadsden County, Florida, to-wit: Commence at a concrete monument known as marking the Northeast corner of the Northwest Quarter of Section 10, Township 3 North, Range 2 West, Gadsden County, Florida and run thence South 00 degrees 04 minutes 37 seconds West 1754.15 feet to an iron pipe; thence run South 89 degrees 18 minutes 53 seconds West 1409.38 feet to a concrete monument marking the Northeast corner of Tract 30 of HLH Farms (unrecorded); thence run South 89 degrees 18 minutes 53 seconds West along the North boundary of said Tract 30 a distance of 232.89 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING continue South 89 degrees 18 minutes 53 seconds West along said North boundary of Tract 30 a distance of 517.11 feet to a point lying on the Easterly right of way boundary of a 60 foot roadway; thence run South 40 degrees 15 minutes 07 seconds East along said Easterly right of way boundary a distance of 260.27 feet; thence run North 89 degrees 18 minutes 53 seconds East 351.32 feet; thence run North 00 degrees 41 minutes 07 seconds West 200.64 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. The Northerly 10.00 feet thereof being Subject to a Drainage Easement. TOGETHER WITH a 1997 Skyline, Winner, 60x28, Manufactured Home, ID#s 2G611262JA and 2G611262JB has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to SONYA K. DAWS, Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A. 215 S. Monroe St., Suite 510, Tallahassee, Florida 32301, within thirty (30) days, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorneys or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on January 29, 2014. NICHOLAS THOMAS CLERK GADSDEN COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (COURT SEAL) By: /s/ Charlotte Willeby, Deputy Clerk February 6 & 13, 2014. 4094-0220 GCT vs. Quintero, Ramon C. 20-2013-CA-001213 Notice of Action PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 20-2013-CA-001213 Division MIDFIRST BANK Plaintiff, vs. RAMON C. QUINTERO, JULAI G. QUINTERO, et al. Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO:RAMON C. QUINTERO CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN LAST KNOWN ADDRESS 64 FORRESTVIEW LN, CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL 32324 JULIA G. QUINTERO CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN LAST KNOWN ADDRESS 64 FORRESTVIEW LN, CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL 32324 You are notified that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Gadsden County, Florida: 4095-0220 GCT vs. West, Cynthia D. 2012-CA-000240 Re-Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE No: 2012-CA-000240 U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE UNDER POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED AS OF JANUARY 1, 2004 ASSET-BACKED SECURITIES CORPORATION HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST 2004 HE1 ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2004-HE1, Plaintiff, vs. Cynthia D. West, Erika Wilford, The Money Tree of Florida, Inc. and Gadsden County Board of County Commissioners, Defendant(s). RE-NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated October 17, 2013 and entered in Case No. 2012-CA-000240, of the Circuit Court of the 2nd Judicial Circuit in and for Gadsden County, Florida wherein U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE UNDER POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED AS OF JANUARY 1, 2004 ASSET-BACKED SECURITIES CORPORATION HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST 2004 HE1 ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2004-HE1, is the Plaintiff and Cynthia D. West, Erika Wilford, The Money Tree of Florida, Inc. and Gadsden County Board of County Commissioners, are defendants, the Clerk of Gadsden County will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the South Door of the Gadsden County Courthouse located at 10 East Jefferson Street, Quincy, FL 32351, Gadsden County, Florida at 11:00 AM on the 4 day of March, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to wit: The West Halves (W 1/2) of Lots Seventeen (17) and Eighteen (18) in Block Two (2) of Slappeys Addition to Quincy, Florida according to th emap or plat of Slappeys Addition to Quincy, said map or plat being of Record in the Clerks Office in Gadsen County, Florida. Said land situate, lying and being in Section Twelve (12), Township Two (2) North, Range Four (4) West in the City of Quincy, County of Gadsen and State of Florida. Street Address: 325 Cooper Street, Quincy, FL 32351 and all fixtures and personal property located therein or thereon, which are included as security in Plaintiffs mortgage. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida, this 28 day of January, 2014. NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of said Circuit Court Gadsden County, Florida (SEAL) By: /s/ Pam K. Carter, Deputy Clerk Clarfield, Okon, Salomone, & Pincus, P.L. 500 S. Australian Avenue, Suite 730 West Palm Beach, FL 33401 (561) 713-1400 -Pleadings@cosplaw.com February 13 & 20, 2014. 4096-0220 GCT vs. Sizemore, James 20-2011-CA-001321 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION, CASE NO: 20-2011-CA-001321 DIVISION: CITIBANK, NA AS TRUSTEE FOR WAMU SERIES 2007-HE2 TRUST, Plaintiff, vs. JAMES SIZEMORE, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated November 4, 2013, and entered in Case No. 20-2011-CA-001321 of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Gadsden County, Florida in which CitiBank, NA as trustee for WaMu Series 2007-HE2 Trust, is the Plaintiff and James Sizemore, The Unknown Spouse of James Sizemore n/k/a Brenda Bowman, are defendants, the Gadsden County Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on at the south side of the Gadsden County Courthouse, 10 East Jefferson Street, Quincy, FL 32351, Gadsden County, Florida at 11:00 AM on the 4th day of March, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: COMMENCE AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE SOUTH SIDE OF KING STREET WITH THE WEST SIDE OF 10TH STREET IN THE CITY OF QUINCY, FLORIDA, AND RUN WESTERLY ALONG THE SOUTH SIDE OF KING STREET 538 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, AND FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING RUN SOUTH 150 FEET, THENCE WEST 133.64 FEET, THENCE NORTH 150 FEET TO THE SOUTH SIDE OF SAID KING STREET, THENCE EASTERLY ALONG THE SOUTH SIDE OF SAID KING STREET 134.64 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. BEING A PART OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 12, TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE 4 WEST, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE CITY OF QUINCY, COUNTY OF GADSDEN AND STATE OF FLORIDA. A/K/A 1015 WEST KING STREET, QUINCY, FL 32351-1525 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Gadsden County, Florida, this 20 day of November, 2013. NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court Gadsden County, Florida (SEAL) By: /s/ Pam K. Carter, Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law, Attorney for Plaintiff, P.O. Box 23028, Tampa, FL 33623 (813) 221-4743, (813) 221-9171 facsimile, eService: servealaw@albertellilaw.com If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Gadsden County Clerk of Courts at the Gadsden County Courthouse 10 E. Jefferson St. Quincy, FL 32351, telephone numbers (850) 875-8601 for voice or (850) 875-8612 for fax, within two working days of your receipt of this document. To file response please contact Gadsden County Clerk of Court, P.O. Box 1649, Quincy, FL 32353 February 13 & 20, 2014. 11-67140 COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SECTION 36, TOWNSHIP 4 NORTH, RANGE 6 WEST, GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA AND PROCEED NORTH 0 WEST 22.0 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 59 10 EAST 200 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 59 10 EAST 100 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 0 55 EAST 232 FEET; THENCE NORTH 59 10 WEST 100 FEET; THENCE NORTH 0 55 WEST 232 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; BEING A PART OF DUNWOOD ACRES DEVELOPMENT NO. 1, LOT NO. 18 OF AN UNREGISTERED PLAT AND LYING IN SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP 3 NORTH, RANGE 6 WEST GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA. commonly known as 64 FORESTVIEW LN, CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL 32324 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Alicia R. Whiting-Bozich of Kass Shuler, P.A., plaintiffs attorney, whose address is P.O. Box 800, Tampa, Florida 33601, (813) 229-0900, on or before March 17, 2014, (or 30 days from the first date of publication, whichever is later) and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on the Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. Dated: February 4, 2014. CLERK OF THE COURT, Honorable Nicholas Thomas 10 E. Jefferson Street, Quincy, Florida 32351 (SEAL) By:/s/ Charlotte Willeby, Deputy Clerk 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, Tel: (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. February 13 & 20, 2014. 086150/1343226/dsb 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 February 6 & 13, 2014. F09073388 OF TROY H. LAWRENCE AKA TROY HERBERT LAWRENCE; DOROTHY STEPHENS are the Defendant(s). Nicholas Thomas as the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, Gadsden County Courthouse 10 E. Jefferson St. the South Door, Quincy, FL 32351, at 11:00 AM on February 25, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: Commence at the Northeast corner of Section 20, Township 3 North. Range 1 West Gadsden County, Florida and run North 89 degrees 58 minutes 81 seconds Wast 359.48 feet along the North boundary line of Section 20 to a point, said point being on the East right of way of Barber Road and a point of curvature of a curve to the right; thence along said curve with a radius of 2325.05 feet through a central angle of 03 degrees 46 minutes 12 seconds for an arc distance of 152.99 feet; thence South 05 degrees 11 minutes 58 seconds East 1164.89 feet to a point. said point being point of curvature of a curve to the right; thence along said curve with a radius of 1320.09 feet, through a central angle of 09 degrees 43 minutes 12 seconds for an arc distance of 223.95 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence leaving aforementioned right of way run South 84 degrees 58 minutes 27 seconds East1053.52 feet to a point; thence South 13 degrees 30 minutes 23 seconds West 208.61 feet to a point thence North 84 degree 58 minutes 27 seconds West 1037.14 feet to a point, said point being on the East right of way of Barber Road and a point of curvature of a curve to the left; thence along said curve with a radius of 1320.09 feet through a central angle of 08 degrees 59 minutes 11 seconds for an arc distance of 207.04 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. And being situated In Section 20 and 21, Townshlp 3 North, Range 1 West, Gadsden County, Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 27 day of January, 2014. Nicholas Thomas, As Clerk of the Court (SEAL) By:/s/ Pam K. Carter, As Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator, Room 470, 201 S.E. Sixth Street, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301, 954-831-7721 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. Submitted by: Robertson, Anschutz & Schneid, P.L. Attorneys for Plaintiff 6409 Congress Avenue, Suite 100, Boca Raton, FL 33487 Telephone: 561-241-6901 Fax: 561-241-9181 February 6 & 13, 2014. 13-21901

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March 9 at Quincy Music Theatre. Set in ancient Rome, Forumis one hysterical musical romp. Broadways greatest farce is light, fast-paced, witty, irreverent and one of the funniest musicals ever written. Show times are 7:30 Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30 Sundays. There will be an additional matinee Saturday, March 9. Tickets are $15 for seniors and students and $18 for adults. For information, call 850-875-9444 or go online to www.qmt.org.Carter-Parramore High School alums plan Super ReunionAttention classes 1956-1970. Its Super Reunion time again. The three-day event will be May 16 through 18. All classes have been represented at the previous meetings. If you have not been contacted, please get in touch with your class representative or chairperson. For information call Mary McLeroy, chairman 627-8740; Arrie Battles, co-chairman 570-1296; Emma Gunn, secretary 6277715; or Charlie Shaw, treasurer 627-8730.TCC hosts Day of Dialogue for women in leadershipTALLAHASSEE On Tuesday, Feb. 18, Tallahassee Community College presents a Day of Dialogue, an event for women, about women, by women featuring an emphasis on discussions of women in leadership. Tickets are on sale now. A Day of Dialogue is presented by TCC Workforce Developments Leadership Institute. The daylong event will feature a keynote address from Nancy Carter, Ph.D., and Senior Vice President of Catalyst Inc. Carter has over 30 years of experience as a researcher, educator and consultant specializing in womens professional development and advancement. Utilizing a combination of presentations, small group activities and group discussions the event will examine how women are currently leading in life and the collective concerns that women share about selfempowerment and leading others to their full potential. In order to receive input from women throughout the community, TCC is seeking a diverse group of participants. The event will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 18 at Mission San Luis. The cost is $75 and includes breakfast, the keynote presentation, all sessions, lunch and a tour of San Luis. To register, please contact the TCC Leadership Institute at (850) 201-8760 or visit www.TCCWomenInLeadership.com.Friends of the Library to host author dinnerYou are cordially invited to attend the annual Friends of the Library Author Dinner starting at 6 p.m. March 20 at the Sawano Club in Quincy; the event includessocial hour, dinner, talk, silent auction and book signing. We are pleased to have Panama City native, New Orleans resident and European traveler Timothy A. Weeks. He is a journalist, storyteller and creator of three children books; The Wise Mullet of Cook Bayou, Ol Middler Saves the Day and Goldies Search for Silver. Timothys mother, Jeanie, and wife, Lala, combine digital photos and paintings to illustrate the books. Timothy dreamed up a crew of mullet that celebrate the resilience of life along the Gulf Coast. The mullet dodge alligators, redfish, pelicans and cast nets in their journeys. The books help children understand hurricanes, loss, friendship and the importance of making wise decisions. Make reservations by sending a check ($40 per person) to: Nesta Cumbie, 404 Live Oak Lane, Havana, FL 32333. For information, call Nesta at 539-5689.BeeKeeping in the Panhandle Short CourseThe UF/IFAS Panhandle Agriculture Extension Team will offer a Beekeeping Short Course in February and March. These classes will be offered locally via interactive video conferencing at the Gadsden County Extension Office, 2140 W. Jefferson S., Quincy. Classes will be taught by Dr. Jamie Ellis and other state and nationally recognized experts from the University of Florida Honey Bee Research and Extension Lab and the Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services Bureau of Plant and Apiary Inspections. Classes are three Monday evenings and one Tuesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. Eastern time and a Saturday morning bee-yard field day. Class schedule: Feb. 24 Honey Bee Biology and Anatomy March 3 Varroa Mite Biology and Control March 10 Honey Bees of the World and Beekeeping History March 15 Bee-Yard Field Day A hands on learning opportunity March 18 Yearly Management of the honey bee Registration for all five classes is $25 per person, or $40 for a family. This fee covers course materials and refreshments. Deadline to register is Feb. 17. Call the Gadsden County Extension Office to register at 850-875-7255.Hospice fundraiser sprouts in April Spring Fling Under a Manhattan Moon, 7 to 9:30 p.m. April 24 at Tallahassee Nurseries. For information about this fundraiser, visit www.bigbendhospice.org or call 850701-1341. All proceeds benefit the under-funded programs of Big Bend Hospice. Take smarter iPhone photosCheck out Creative Photography for iPhone Users a pair of free workshops from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 10 and Feb. 17, at Havana Public Library. Learn tools, techniques and tips to create gorgeous photographs on your iPhone. The library is at 203 E. 5th Ave., Havana. Call 850-539-2844 to register. A10THEGADSDENCOUNTYTIMES THURSDAY, FEBRUARY13, 2014 WWW.GADCOTIMES.COM died late January. Were honored that Rick kept his commitment to perform in Quincy under the circumstances, so please attend Feb. 24 and give him a huge welcome. Dont miss this unforgettable tribute to one of Floridas most popular writers. The William A. Bill McGill Library is at 732 Pat Thomas Parkway in Quincy. For information, call phone 627-7106. Come in, and linger longer! LIBRARYContinued from Page A5 EVENTSContinued from Page A5 Secrets of happy couples How do the thoughts and actions of couples in satisfied relationships differ from those who are unhappy with their relationships? You may be surprised! Recent studies show that what people think happy couples are doing is not at all what is actually going on. Heres the latest: Want more romance? Sixty-three percent of the women and 64 percent of the men in the U.S. want more romance (the pleasurable feeling of excitement and mystery associated with love.) When one partner makes romantic gestures and the gestures are unappreciated or unnoticed, these romantic gestures will stop. Happy couples keep the gestures going. What specific romantic gestures are best? Romantic gifts can be as simple as writing or quoting a poem, sending a love note or flowers, or taking a surprise overnight trip. Interestingly, of those that give and/or receive none of this, most women and almost all of the men said theyre also dissatisfied with the lack of physical intimacy in their relationships. Romantic gifts need to be heartfelt surprises, but dont need to be elaborate or expensive. It really is the thought that counts! Often romantic gestures include date nights or time alone with their spouses (away from family and work.) The majority of very happy couples take these times regularly. A romantic getaway is a form of date night that is important. Unfortunately, 44 percent of couples rarely or never have date night, and 75 percent of couples have never taken a romantic getaway with their spouse. Most of the very satisfied couples include romantic gestures like performing simple physical touch such as back and neck massage. Both giving and receiving this form of touching is important. And passionate kissing (not just a peck on the cheek!) is done by 70 percent of people in a happy, fulfilling relationship. The couples most likely to kiss passionately are young or newly in love. But even among couples whove been together a very long time, more than half still have some passionate kisses. Communication is still the biggest relationship issue, not just in the U.S., but worldwide, and its the most important action of happy couples. So, whos the best communicator? When men and women were asked this question, nine out of 10 rated themselves good to great communicators. However, when rating each other 30 percent of women and onequarter of the men said they were very disappointed with their partner in this area. Whats the most important way to spruce up your communication? Listen to what your spouse says! Many unhappy couples say they never have their partners undivided attention. Once you have their undivided attention, think of something positive about your partner. Then tell them. We all like to hear good things about ourselves. You are likely to keep their attention, and keep the communication flowing with positive statements. When the men in unhappy relationships rated what they wanted most from their partners, the most popular answer was that their partners dont talk or listen to them enough (communication). Affection comes in second and sex was in third place! When unhappy women were asked the same question, 40 percent said better communication was most important. Affection was second, and third was financial stability. So what is the bottom line? All of these areas are connected and all contribute to a couples feelings of happiness within their relationship. Doing things to maintain the most satisfaction for yourself and your partner are crucial to longterm happiness. Its worth the effort! Linda Humphries, MSW, LCSW, EdD. www.drlinda humphries.com is a psychotherapist and sexual therapist in Tallahassee at 2450 Tim Gamble Place, phone 850.656.2100, on the web at www. drlindahumphries.co m. With 30 years of experience, Dr. Humphries specializes in talk therapy for a variety of mental health and sexual issues. Author Timothy Weeks will be the special guest at a March 20 fundraiser hosted by Friends of the Library. Photo submitted Healthy SEXUALITY 000HAS6 000HADS 000HA93 D U P ONT I NSURANCE A GENCY D U P ONT I NSURANCE A GENCY 000HAED Auto Life Home Health Property Annuities Business Long Term Care Progressive Safeco American Strategic Mercury Foremost Florida Family Travelers Security First Universal St. Johns American Integrity 1229 N. Monroe St. Office: 850-513-1600 Tallahassee, FL 32303 Fax: 580-513-1601 dupontinsurance@comcast.net www.dupontinsurance.net Hours: Monday Friday 8:30am 5:00pm Sylvia DuPont 000HAEN W&L Tire & Wheel Co. 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WWW.GADCOTIMES.COMTHEGADSDENCOUNTYTIMES THURSDAY, FEBRUARY13, 2014 A11 000HDO7 CITY OF QUINCY COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY (QCRA) Advisory Board Meeting Notice & Agenda Date: February 18, 2014 Time: 6:00 p.m. Place: City Hall Commission Chambers 1. Call to Order 2. Roll Call 3. Adoption of Agenda 4. Regular Board Meeting (2/11) report 5. By-Laws Revisions 6. TIF Funds Update 7. Managers Report 8. Attorneys Report 9. Board Members Concerns 10. Adjorn 000HD5Z 000HCTX Complete Eye Exams Glaucoma Cataracts Retinal Detachment Retinal Vascular Diseases Diabetic Retinopathy Macular Degeneration Diabetic Related Eye Disease Treatment The latest technology available, delivered in a family friendly atmosphere.2280 Wednesday St., Ste. 1, Tallahassee, FL850-201-4733www.capitaleyeconsultants.orgDR. AARON P. APPIAHDr. Aaron P. Appiah, is a graduate from Harvard Medical School and specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery. He is fellowship trained and a board certified ophthalmologist. He is known in the medical community as a trailblazer in vitreoretinal diseases and has been practicing in that area since 1990. Dr. Aaron P. Appiah is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. DR. KAREN YOUNGKaren A. Young, MD is a graduate of Howard University College of Medicine. She completed a residency in Ophthalmology at Howard University Hospital, where she served as chief resident. This was followed by a fellowship in Glaucoma at the University of Florida in Gainesville. Dr. Young is a board certified, and a member of the Academy of Ophthalmology, and the American Glaucoma Society, Dr. Young has been awarded The Woman of Excellence award for service to the Tallahassee Community, and served on the Medical Advisory Board of Tallahassee Single Day Surgery. Dr. Young is available for consultation and treatment of glaucoma, cataract, and general ophthalmology. COMPLETEEYE CARE front rim, and as the buzzer sounded West Gadsden went into the locker room with a 3022 lead. The Panthers came out and played a lights-out style of basketball in the second half. Two big freethrows by Bradwell at the top of the third quarter gave West Gadsden a 32-22 advantage. With 6:48 left in the quarter, Lajarous Davis began his assault from beyond the arch as he nailed the first of his three shots from three point range, pushing the Panther lead to 35-22. West Gadsden suffocated Port St. Joes offense and outscored them 18-7 in the first period of the second half. The final seconds of the third quarter ticked away as the Tiger Sharks put up a shot from beyond the arch that touched nothing but air. The Panthers entered into the last quarter with a commanding 48-29 lead. The boys from Gadsden County continued to effectively execute their 2-3 zone defense, which caused their opponents offensive hardships to continue. Though they were trailing, the Tiger Sharks continued to play hard and forced the Panthers to earn all their points in the paint. Unfortunately for Port St. Joe, West Gadsden continued to match their intensity. Despite their huge lead, the Panthers continued to grind. Midway through the quarter the Panther Nation applauded as Johnson sprinted out to the corner of the court and rejected a three-point attempt. West Gadsden never let up on the accelerator and as the final minute of this championship game began to tick away the fans and players began to celebrate. As the final buzzer sounded it became official: The Panthers were District Champions once again as they defeated the Tiger Sharks by a score of 58-37. Immediately after the game, the Panthers happiness was on full display as they posed for team photos. Senior Melvin Johnson paused during the celebration to briefly reflect as his teammates basked in the moment with family and fans. Its amazing but weve been here before; (we have) got to make sure we keep our heads in the game and keep our eyes on the prize. Coach Moten was also all smiles as he spoke on his teams accomplishment: I feel good other than hurting my back on the sideline. Im proud of our kids; they came out and executed. We kept fresh bodies in there and wore them down. The Panther leader also talked about his plans for the play-offs. We have got to see who we play; we will be playing them at home. We have to get ready to play West Gadsden basketball. WINContinued from Page A3 SUSIE MORRISTimes Sports CorrespondentBasketball The East Gadsden Lady Jaguars lost to Walton High School in round one of the 4A State Series playoffs this past Thursday. The loss sent the Lady Jaguars on a long, sad road trip back to Quincy, officially ending the season for the team. Walton took the high-scoring contest 8273 and will move on to the 4A Region 1 semifinals. East Gadsden will lose three seniors from this years squad Clinesia Gurley, Cartesia Moore and DAsia Warner. The team returns several top scorers and should be able to make an even deeper run next year in the playoffs. Softball The Munroe softball team lost one, cancelled one and won one last week to open up their season in typical early February fashion. MARIANNA 12 MUNROE 1 Marianna disposed of Munroe in the season opener for both teams in 3 1/2 innings 12-1. Three different Munroe players got a single hit Kay Fletcher, Kadejah Glynn and Hannah Wilde. Jeri Sloan got the loss on the mound. MUNROE 15 MACLAY 1 Munroe did to Maclay as Marianna did to them winning big in the minimum number of innings allowed. The Lady Cats belted out eight hits, including three from Maddey Pappadakis on their way to 15 runs. Mary Grace Beall had two hits and Jeri Sloan, Kadejah Glynn, Kay Fletcher and Jada Watkings added a single each. Pappadakis and Sloan each finished with two RBIs and Sloan got the win on the mound. The sophomore struck out seven and moved to 1-1 on the season. The team had a game with Franklin County cancelled on Thursday and it was rescheduled for the Feb. 25. *West Gadsden and Tallavana Christian will not be fielding softball teams this season. Only Munroe and East Gadsden will field varsity teams. Basketball ending, softball beginning for Gadsden girls WGHS Friday victory led to Saturdays district success TERRANCE CHISOLMTimes Sports CorrespondentThis past Friday night the Panthers traveled to Bristol to take on the Bulldogs of Liberty County with a district championship berth on the line. West Gadsden came out a little flat in the opening period, but still managed to obtain a 10-6 advantage with 3:18 left in the first. The opening quarter ended with a deep threepointer from Archie Albritton that extended West Gadsdens lead by a score of 17-9. Less than a minute into the second quarter, Lajarous Davis knocked down a shot from the right side of the arch to push the Panther lead to 20-9. The Bulldogs struggled offensively for the first 12 minutes of play and gave up several baskets inside. Liberty County started to slowly climb back into the game and with 1:21 remaining in the first half, a nice floater cut West Gadsdens lead to 28-21. The second quarter came to an end as a Bulldogs guard knocked down a clutch three-pointer that decreased their deficit to four points as they trailed 31-27 at half-time. The Bulldogs carried their improved offensive execution into the third period, scoring on their opening possession as the Panthers clung to a small 31-30 lead. The majority of the third period was turned into a back-andforth battle; and with 2:23 remaining in the quarter the Bulldogs completely erased West Gadsdens advantage by making a jump shot that tied the game at 36-36. The quarter ended with a trip to the charity stripe by Brown; he made one of his attempts, which increased the Panther lead to 45-37 headed into the final quarter. The Panthers tightened up their defense in the fourth quarter. West Gadsden continued to attack the basket and get to the free-throw line and as a result was able to extend their lead. The Panther freshman point guard Reddick did a nice job of closing out the game by penetrating to the basket and accounting for five of the last seven points scored by his team. The Panthers completed their initial task in Liberty County as they defeated the Bulldogs by a score of 61-47, and advanced to the district championship game. A Panther player attempts to make a basket Frday. Thanks to back-to-back victories, WGHS Panthers are now district champs. Photo by Reginald Forehand

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A12THEGADSDENCOUNTYTIMES THURSDAY, FEBRUARY13, 2014 WWW.GADCOTIMES.COM 000HDB4 NOTICE OF WORKSHOP The Gadsden County Board of County Commissioners will hold a Public Works Workshop Monday, February 17, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. in the County Commission Meeting Chambers 9 East Jefferson Street, Quincy, Florida to discuss: Introduction: Curtis P. Young, Gadsden County Public Works Director Operations and Objectives Grant Funding Road Paving Information Dirt Roads in the County Questions and Comments 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, 1-B East Jefferson Street, Quincy, FL 32353, by written request at least 48 hours prior to the proceeding. Telephone: (850) 875-8665 or 850-510-7842. 000H6L1 OPEN MON-FRI 9-8 SAT 9-5 FURNITURE ELECTRONICS APPLIANCES COMPUTERS AARONS.COM MEGA CLEARANCE SALE! Were slashing prices on a huge selection of previously lease merchandise. S T A R T A N Y N E W L E A S E A G R E E M E N T F O R O N L Y $ 2 0 1 4 50% OFF ANY NEW LEASE AGREEMENT 000HCUL We feel warmth around us Like your presence is so near, And when we close our eyes to visualize Your face when you were here, We endure the times we spent together And they are locked inside our hearts, For as long as we have those memories We will never be apart, Even though we cannot speak no more Your voice is always here, Because every night before we sleep We have you in my prayer. Love, your Husband Earl, Children, Grand Children and Great Grand Children GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN I N L OVING M EMORY Mother Tiness F. Dickens July 6, 1921-February 9, 2013 000HD6Z velopment Agencys budget and the citys locally generated funds. McLean explained some grants are awarded simply by virtue of a citys statistics a question of numbers. Other grants, including the grants for downtown revitalization, must be actively sought by Quincys city government. Those are going to be competitive grants at the state level and competitive grants at the national level, said McLean. You have to have two things: good grant writers and good partnerships. Mclean is also concerned about regulations that might hinder development rather than promote progress. The city manager indicated a desire to adopt what he calls smart regulations, functional zoning rules that help a downtown space develop an attractive sense of architectural continuity but avoid strict distinctions between commercial and residential properties. The selection committees next steps will be a discussion with Atkins/Joel Sampson and Associates about the price of designing the plan. The bid process will follow. At this point, the company will estimate the cost of drafting the plan. Then they will provide the city with a proposal. If the proposed price does not fit within the citys budget, commissioners may be forced to open new discussions with the next development company on their list. audiences fill in basic four-generation pedigree charts. These charts include the three generations of direct relatives that precede each individual. Poole recognized the potential to expand the missionaries project into another medium that may be more accessible for current seniors and more personal for future audiences. We thought it would be interesting to record some oral histories with senior folks to document their vast experiences in the past, explained Poole. Their families might appreciate having a recording for future generations, plus the library wants to expand its Genealogy & Local History collection with multimedia formats. Miller and Nielsens dedication to preserving family history works hand-in-hand with Pooles goals for the public library. Its interesting to know what your ancestors have done before you to prepare the way for you, said Miller. Its going to take a lot of time. But were going to set up a series (of interviews) so anyone that wants to come through can. Miller and Neilson have developed a systematic template a series of questions to ask each participant. Were very interested in going back as far as they can in their memories, said. At the beginning, its going to be mostly factual. Miller explained that the recorded interviews will start with simple questions about names and dates. Then the interviews will expand into more reflective inquiries about family traditions and unique customs, especially concerning holiday seasons or special occasions. Miller said these later questions will hopefully stir up really great memories that will be forgotten if not recorded. The missionaries intention is to create a unique record that can survive even after the recorder is gone a source from which descendents can learn about their families and learn about themselves. STORYContinued from Page A1 PLANContinued from Page A1 Sounds of history Civil War reenactors discharge a cannon recently on the grounds of the Gregory House at Torreya State Park during a special event at the park near Bristol. Photo submitted Area gas prices drop TALLAHASSEE Average retail gasoline prices in Tallahassee have fallen 1.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.27/gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 201 gas outlets in Tallahassee. This compares with the national average that has increased 1.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.28/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. Including the change in gas prices in Tallahassee during the past week, prices yesterday were 29.1 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 0.8 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average has decreased 1.9 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 26.8 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago. GasBuddy operates TallahasseeGasPrices.com and over 250 similar websites that track gasoline prices at over 140,000 gasoline stations in the United States and Canada. In addition, GasBuddy offers a free smartphone app.