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Thursday, September 11, 2014 50 www.gadcotimes.com Volume 113/Issue 36 1 Section, 24 PagesJags vs Rams /A2 The Gadsden County 15 S Madison St. Quincy, FL 32351(850) 627-7649 www.gadcotimes.com From staff reports BOCC questions funding hospital For the fourth year in a row, Gadsden County commissioners have agreed to take advantage of a Medicaid fund-matching program that will more than double sales tax revenue earmarked for indigent care at the Gadsden Memorial emergency room and outpatient clinic. One commissioner vehemently opposed the move, however, asserting that, while the extra money bene ts the Tallahassee-based operators of the local healthcare campus, it isnt clear whether it helps the citizens of Gadsden County. During the regular meeting Sept. 2, the Gadsden County Commission voted 4-1 to redirect funds the county would otherwise pay directly to Capital Regional Medical Center (CRMC) the operators of the Gadsden County healthcare campus to the Agency for Healthcare Administration (AHCA) in order to take advantage of a Medicaid fund-matching program. This is a renewal of an agreement the county has had with AHCA for the past three years. Commissioner Brenda Holt, who represents District 4 commissioner, cast the sole nay vote this year, as she has over the past three. Under the agreement with AHCA, for Medicaid fund-matching program helps pay for indigent care Morris A. Young Breast Cancer Awareness Walk set for Oct. 24 Last year he was a man on a mission: To draw attention to male breast cancer. Gadsden County Sheriff Morris Young did this by walking across Gadsden County via U.S. 90, from the bridge over the Apalachicola River in Chattahoochee to the Leon County line on the outskirts of Midway. Along the way that October day, some supporters joined in for part of the route, with very few completing the 34-mile trek. This year the sheriff invites more area groups and individuals to participate in the Gadsden County Sheriffs Of ce Relay for Life teams fundraiser. At a Sept. 3 planning meeting for those interested in supporting the walk, GCSO spokesman Maj. Shawn Wood said there was not a great deal of advance preparation or publicity for last years walk, but Young still drew a crowd. By the time he got to Gretna, ve to 10 grew to about 40, Wood said. This year, teams are asked to walk seven miles, if they are able, and Wood said transportation would be provided at sevenmile intervals. Seven miles is very doable, Wood said, but it is a major commitment. The walk will start at 6 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at the Leon County line at U.S. 90. This is a rain or shine event. There will be refreshment stations along the way serving water and light snacks. The walk is expected to conclude at about 6 p.m. at the Jackson County line. Its a solid 12 to 14 hours of walking, Wood said. Following the walk, there will be a celebration in downC HERI H ARRIS Editor/Manager Two men ended up in jail after law enforcement responded to reports of gun re Sept. 2 in a Quincy neighborhood. According to Gadsden County Sheriffs Of ce arrest reports, Montavious Terrell Perkins, 19, is accused of threatening a man on Pine Cone Street. The man told deputies he was walking on Pine Cone Street to pick up his daughter when Van Lucas McCloud Jr., 28, of Quincy, pointed a handgun in the mans face and then at his head, demanding that the man get on the ground or he would kill him. The man refused, and McCloud reportedly red the gun once on the ground next to the mans feet. McCloud demanded that the man get on his knees again, but the man refused again. McCloud then walked away from the man, according to the report. When a relative came to pick Suspects arrested after neighborhood shooting incident See WALK /Page 9A See SHOTS /Page 9A 000I50P E x p i r e s 9 2 5 1 4 Expires 9-25-14 Midway citizens could soon be relieved of a sewage issue potentially affecting their water supply after the Midway city council passed a motion Thursday night allocating funds to research the issue. The city will receive $75,000 for research and water testing in order to identify the problem, but that amount will not be enough to K ENDRICK B ROWN For the Times Sheriff faces scrutiny for prisoner furloughsGadsden County Sheriff Morris Young came under re Tuesday for his furlough program at the Gadsden County Jail. According to reports from a number of news outlets, State Attorney Willie Meggs is asking for a judge to hold Young in contempt of court. Reached by phone Tuesday evening, Young told The Gadsden County Times he heard about this development when an Associated Press reporter contacted him earlier Tuesday. He said he had not yet reviewed the entire document sent to him by the State Attorney. Its just total sabotage, Young said. NEWS BRIEF See BOCC /Page 9A Another step in the right direction Gadsden County Sheriff Morris Young and supporters walk through Quincy in October 2013 for the Youngs inaugural breast cancer awareness walk across gadsden County. This year he has invited more individuals and groups to join him in the annual event. File photo by Cheri Harris C HERI H ARRIS Editor/Manager Van Lucas McCloud Jr. Montavious Perkins Midway takes steps to solve stinky problem See CITY /Page 9A B RIAN D EKLE For the Times
2A GADSDEN C OUNTY T IMES THURSDAY, S EPTEMBER 11, 2014 WWW GADCOTIMES COM 000J93U Galloway Academy Foreign Language Immersion Charter School NOW ENROLLING No scholarship needed Free Tuition Transportation provided Kindergarten thru 5th Grade Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. Nelson Mandela WWW.PAPPADAKISDODGE.COM WHERE HONESTY, INTEGRITY, MORALS & FAMILY DO MATTER 850-627-2000 OR 850-545-8271 1724 West Jefferson St. (Rt 90), Quincy, FL 32351 All Prices Plus Tax, Tag, Title & Dealer Fees. Not In Combination With Any Other Ads Or Specials. Must Present Ad At Time Of Purchase For These Special Prices. Sale Ends 9/20/14. Dealer Not Responsible For Typographical Errors. Some Photos For Illustration Purposes Only. Some Restrictions Apply. See Dealer For Details. 000J94E Sports This past Friday night the Jaguars of East Gadsden took on the Rutherford Rams at Corry Field. The Rams received the ball rst, but had their opening drive stalled by a clock malfunction with 10:54 left in the opening quarter. The brief stoppage of the game didnt affect the Rams offense, and with 10:29 left in the rst quarter, they reached the Jaguar 14-yard line. East Gadsdens defense bottled up Rutherfords offense inside the red zone, holding them pointless on their opening drive. The Jaguars opening drive was highlighted by two penalties, one of which put them in a 3rd and 11 passing down that resulted in a de ected pass, which was intercepted and returned to East Gadsdens 6 -yard line. Two plays later Rutherford powered the ball into the end zone on a short run play, but a bad snap on the extra point attempt held the lead at 6-0. The bottom half of the rst period was littered with penalties committed by both teams, which stagnated the productivity of both teams. The second quarter began with a Rutherford punt that pinned East Gadsdens offense inside their 10-yard line. The Jaguars rst offensive series of the second quarter ended badly; senior quarterback Jeremy Frison received an early snap on a third down play ,which led to a fumble recovered by a Ram defender for a score. A successful two-point conversion after the Rams second score pushed their lead to 14-0. In spite of several opportunities including a big strip and fumble recovery by Jeremiah Johnson, East Gadsden was unable to score during the rst few minutes of the second quarter. A number of offensive penalties and high throws by Frison led to several third and long plays for the Jaguars during the rst half of the second quarter. Frison scrambled on a 3rd and long play and threw a completion to receiver LaDarien Taylor on the left side of the eld near the 40yard line; Taylor made a swift move inside and outran the Ram defenders into the end zone. East Gadsden was penalized at the end of their score for excessive celebration, but they received their lost yardage back after Rutherford received a penalty for pass interference on the Jaguars two-point conversion attempt. After the penalty, Frison attempted to bolt around the right side of the eld, but the Rams did a good job of setting the edge, and prevented the quarterback from reaching the end zone. The second period ended with an unsuccessful eld goal attempt by the Rams, which left the Jaguars down by a score of 14-6 headed into halftime. The Jaguars were unable to get into an offensive rhythm during the third quarter as Rutherford continued to use their heavy running scheme to pound the ball on offense. East Gadsden turned the ball over again on their 29-yard line with 2:13 left in the third quarter. The Rams capitalized on the turnover with another rushing score on a delayed run with 39 seconds left in the period, which pushed their lead to 21-6 after the extra point attempt. East Gadsden continued to ght through their adversity during the nal period of the game and capped off a drive they carried over from the third period with a rushing score with 11:44 left in the quarter. The Jaguar defense held the Rams scoreless during the fourth quarter but the home team offense was unable to put together another scoring drive. This heavily penalized game came to a close as East Gadsdens offense worked its way into the red zone but was able to score before the time expired. The Jaguars fought hard, but were unable to overcome their mistakes as they lost to the Rams by a nal score of 21-12. East Gadsden will be in action at home again this Friday against the Godby Cougars. Rutherford stops East GadsdenT ERRANCE C HISOLM Times Sports Correspondent The East Gadsden High School Jaguars line up opposite the Rutherford Rams. Photo by Terrance Chisolm The Munroe volleyball team split their week in to a W and an L. On Tuesday night the team headed to Marianna for a match. MARIANNA: 25 25 25 25 MUNROE: 18 27 19 18 Playing without their top offensive threat, Karleebeth Perkins, the Lady Cats struggled for attacks and lost 3 of 4 at Marianna. In lieu of hitting power, senior Ramsey Higdon stepped up defensively and nished with 12 digs. The team totalled 43 digs. Also helping with scoring were service aces. Maddey Pappadakis and Morgan Bot had six aces each. Pappadakis and Higdon combined for six kills each. MUNROE: 25 26 25 11 COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN: 25 24 23 15Munroes new head coach, Spenser Morris, picked up her rst win as a head coach, and her team picked up their rst win of the season, with a ve-game win over Community Christian. Munroe won games 1 and 4 and pushed a fth game. Bobcats took the nal one by a 15-11 score. Coach Morris said, It was great to nally get that win. I was very proud of my team for bouncing back in games 4 and 5 to make it happen. Senior Karleebeth Perkins, coming off missing a game due to the u, had a good all around game, nishing with eight kills, ve digs and six aces. This weekend the team will participate in the Battle of the Borders tournament hosted by Chiles High School and Maclay School. The tournament will take two days and has some top teams in the area participating. LIBERTY COUNTY: 25 25 25 WEST GADSDEN: 12 6 7 The Panthers lost a district contest in their season and district opener at Liberty County last week in three straight. The rst game was their highest-scoring match, and the only match in which they reached double gures scoring. The Bulldogs dominated in games two and three to take the important match. Liberty County served up 41 aces and totalled 23 kills against the Panthers. This week East Gadsden and Tallavana Christian face off in a match of Havanas top team. Serve! Girls volleyball continues countywide S USIE M ORRIS Times Sports Correspondent Join The Nature Conservancy to plant a billion trees, one tree at a time, in the ght to end climate change at plantabillion.org
WWW GADCOTIMES COM GADSDEN C OUNTY T IMES THURSDAY, S EPTEMBER 11, 2014 3A By MARTY COHEN So last week in a column for the website, I decided to tally up the numbers concerning the volume of games this writer has covered since coming to the University of Florida in 1978, along with how many times weve sat in the Florida Field press box. The total stands at 347 overall and 190 in The Swamp since my \300 rst game at old Tampa Stadium back in 1980, the glorious 41-13 s h e l l a c k i n g of Cal that e f f e c t i v e l y slapped the winless season out of the picture. The reason for bringing this back up is because of the events of last Saturday night, a night of frightful weather that wed never witnessed around these parts on a football Saturday. Weve had some weather delays in the midst of games, at the beginning of games and even at the end of games, mercifully dispensing with the \300 nal eight-plus minutes of the 2007 season opener against Western Kentucky, blunting the Hilltoppers chances for a rally out of a 49-3 de \300 cit. Wed been part of a weather delay on the road at Georgia Tech in 1980, when it rained so hard the water was coming through the numerous cracks in the press box at Grant Field, a creaking old stadium even back then. Wed sat through the 1992 Gator Bowl, where the fog rolled in so thick off the river that it engulfed the stadium to the point where literally, no lie, you could not see the \300 eld from the press box and sections of the stands. Were told Florida beat North Carolina on New Years Eve But wed never quite sat through a storm like the one which hovered over Florida Field last Saturday night, a lightning display that reportedly cited nearly 1,200 strikes in the eight-mile radius around the stadium between 5:00 and just past midnight. We know fans wanted to see more electricity on the \300 eld from the Gators this season, but we could have done without the seven hours of it above the stadium. And the nice little knee-deep mud quagmire my car sat in at Flavet Field wasnt all that necessary either (somehow stuck in the swamps of Gainesville isnt as romantic as being stuck in the mud in the swamps of Jersey). And in an earlier Express column a few weeks back, we offered the notion that after the misfortune of last season (which followed the good vibes of 2012), Gator head coach Will Muschamp and his team were due for some positive bounces from the football gods. Subscribe online at printsubscriber.gatorbait.net or call 1-800-782-3216 y e a h yeah, w e r e were e x c i t e d excited t o o too! printsubscriber.gatorbait.netThe All-New Gator Bait glossy print magazine & Gator Bait Express digital magazines are here! S u b s c r i b e o n l i n e a t p r i n t s u b s c r i b e r t h e o s c e o l a c o m Subscribe online at printsubscriber.theosceola.com o r c a l l 1 8 0 0 7 2 5 4 3 2 1 or call 1-800-725-4321 y e a h yeah, w e r e were e x c i t e d excited t o o too! printsubscriber.theosceola.comThe All-New Osceola glossy print magazine & Osceola Express digital magazines are here! FLORIDA FLORIDA gators gators By TIM LINAFELT Jesus Wilson traveled to Dallas as part of the team. He dressed out and warmed up as part of the team. But once Florida State kicked off its season against Oklahoma State last week, Wilson stayed glued to the sideline, punishment for his involvement with a stolen scooter earlier this summer. Having to sit and watch while his teammates competed, FSU coach Jimbo Fisher said, can hurt worse than being home. Coach didnt sit me out for the worse, Wilson said. He sat me out for the better. He wants whats best for me and I learned from that. And it made Wilsons 2014 debut just a little bit sweeter. Chomping at the bit to get back into action, Wilson checked into the game later into the \300 rst quarter and immediately made an impact. Facing a second down at The Citadels 12-yard line, quarterback Jameis Winston receiver a shotgun snap, looked to his right and connected with Wilson on a short swing pass. Wilson, affectionately nicknamed Bobo, did the rest, sprinting past The Citadels defense and into the end zone for a touchdown. I couldnt believe it, Wilson said. I overcame a lot of adversity and it just felt great being back out there with my brothers and catching a touchdown pass from Jameis. He told me he was going to get me one. Wilson \300 nished the day with 35 yards on three catches and added an 18-yard punt return. (He fumbled on the return but a teammate recovered it.) Even though he didnt play, Wilson didnt miss any practice time during his suspension, which allowed his chemistry with Winston and his fellow receivers to \301 ourish. Thats good news for an FSU passing attack that looked a little uneven in its inaugural outing. The Seminoles were much more balanced against The Citadel. Winston completed 22 of 27 passes after starting 19 for 20 and, even better, no one caught more than \300 ve passes. Wilson might not have contributed to all of that. But his presence certainly didnt hurt. (Wilson is) such a dynamic player, Winston said. Its good to have a guy like him and Kermit (Whit \300 eld) out on the \300 eld. You can give them the ball, and they can make something happen. We were very glad to have him back. Wilson said he likes to play fast and aggressively, which he believes can open up both the passing and running attacks. And, he hopes, hell stand to bene \300 t when opposing defenses focus all their efforts on slowing down star senior Rashad Greene. For now, though, Wilson is just thankful to be back on the \300 eld. He says hes gained wisdom from his mistake. Its great to be back with the team, Wilson said. Im very blessed. I just want to thank God, my coaches, my family and my team for supporting me through everything. Im happy to be back out there. What I did was wrong and I learned from it. Ive just got to make better decisions. FLORIDA STATE SEMINOLES FLORIDA STATE SEMINOLES FLORIDA STATE SEMINOLES FLORIDA FLORIDA gators gators The Weekend Slate The Weekend Slate In The Huddle A weekly look at college football in the Sunshine State te Your ad could be here! Call 627-7649 Florida A&M Bye Week Kentucky at Florida Saturday, Sept. 13 at 7:30 p.m.The game can be seen on SEC Network, Online at WatchESPN or can be heard on the Gator Sports Network. #1 Florida State Bye WeekS URREAL N IGHT S URREAL N IGHT M EANS M EANS B YE TO I DAHOB YE TO I DAHOJesus Bobo Wilson makes a catch in the game against The Citadel. FSU tight end Nick OLeary catches a pass, prepares for contact. The UF vs. Idaho game was cancelled. Jesus Wilson was ready to playPHOTO BY TRAVIS REGISTER PHOTO BY KEN FIELDS GATOR BAIT / RYAN JONES
On Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, I was sitting in the publishers of ce at the Citrus County Chronicle prepared to talk about how to cover two community orchestras whose leaders really didnt like one another. As we started this discussion, we watched on TV as the second plane hit the Twin Towers, and the world changed. My boss had the sense to immediately send me back to the newsroom because all of a sudden it didnt matter that two community orchestras didnt really get along. After the Twin Towers fell, the assistant editor suggested the Chronicle do something it had never done before put out an early edition. After a short planning meeting, reporters were dispatched to get stories and le them in about an hour and a half, from walking out the doors to completing the last sentence by noon. At about 3 p.m. there were Chronicle employees at all the major intersections handing out the special edition of the paper to eager readers. I still cant really wrap my mind around the magnitude of the tragedy that day and the intentional evil behind it. But I remain inspired by the bravery of rstresponders, the sense of unity that persisted nationwide long after Sept. 11, and from my experience that day on the job, I learned we could accomplish tremendous things if we work together. Thirteen years later, I remain convinced we can either focus on what divides us or what unites us, building monuments to bad days and calling them insurmountable obstacles, or using them as stepping stones on the way to a better future. And they called it puppy love was being sung in the background as Judy and I were playing our early morning game of gin rummy. Oh, I guess theyll never know how a young heart really feels and why I love her so. Paul Anka sang so many songs that could take me back to my teenage years when puppy love was so prevalent. Whether he was singing Puppy Love or See You in September or Put Your Head on My Shoulder, he could send me into another world, a world of bliss and enchantment because my love life was going well at the time or a world of intense longing and pining because of a recent lost love. Like many other teenagers of the s, we held on dearly to our dreams and romantic experiences. There was a song for every occasion. Listening to Puppy Love as a teen made me aware that it didnt matter that adult or teachers made fun of the fact that so many of us going steady would outgrow our strong romantic feelings for one another or that we would meet someone else down the road and probably marry that person. Tears on My Pillow by Little Anthony and the Imperials was an enormous hit of that era. You dont remember me, but I remember you. Twas not so long ago, you broke my heart in two. Tears on my pillow, pain in my heart caused by you.... There were a few times I went to bed and cried onto my pillow. I know I wasnt alone. Why Do Fools Fall in Love? was another smash hit by Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers. Why do fools fall in love? Why do birds sing so gay and lovers await the break of day? Why do fools fall in love? How many times did my friends and me ask ourselves that very question? Ricky Nelson was so great at singing songs to soothe our romantic young souls. I hear him on the radio today more than any other singing star of the s. A Teen-agers Romance was so welcomed whenever it played over the air waves. Keep saying you love me and theyll look upon a teen-agers romance that goes on and on. The words reassured us that no matter what our romantic problems might be at the time, our love would go and on, words so many of us needed to hear when so young and insecure. I had been told by several of my classmates that I looked like Ricky. I spent much time in front of the mirror singing along with him to his songs. I had convinced myself I also sounded like him whenever I sang one of his songs. So many of our lives were vicarious in those days. My parents were very strict; I wasnt allowed to join my friends in their adventures outside of my home very often. I missed so many dances and record hops where I could have A4 G ADSDEN C OUNTY T IMES THURSDAY, S EPTEMBER 11, 2014 WWW GADCOTIMES COM Well, that might be the last time he wears a tan suit in public. President Barack Obama, who had called a news conference to discuss incredibly weighty questions about American military reaction to out-of-control Islamic State militants, wore a lightweight, tan summer suit. He sure regretted it. Of all the vital and controversial issues he discussed, it was the reaction to the tan suit that exploded across social media, not the debate over whether to bomb the murderous extremists sweeping Iraq from across the border in Syria and not his admission that the arduous process of forming a regional response is not complete. The only clamor he caused with that was his statement We dont have a strategy yet. Predictably, the opposition jumped all over that one. It just con rmed what weve been talking about really for almost two years, huffed the Republican chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Mike Rogers, There has been no real strategy. Granted, POTUS left himself wide open to that kind of snark with his plain talk, and he also might wish that hed used other words. The ill tting suitA picture of you standing in front of your dirty car doesnt mean that your car has always been and always will be dirty or that its dirty because of some personal failure of yours. Nor does it mean youre the only person around whose vehicle may become less than sparkling. But that is the impression many have of people living in poverty in the U.S. because of the oft-cited 15 percent gure: that the minority of people with no to little money who are captured in a yearly government income and poverty report are the same people who show up in that report every year they are Americas poor. As Columbia University Social Work Professor Irwin Gar nkel has said, One of the biggest myths about poverty in the United States is that a relatively small segment of the population is poor, and that this represents a more or less permanent underclass. Lets be clear poverty, especially if youre born into it, can be dif cult to escape, as a new lm, Rich Hill, documents. Stephen Pimpare, poverty expert, discusses the lm at TalkPoverty.org: Many viewers and critics will see much of what is portrayed in the lm as culture, but its actually structure: the product of decades of disinvestment from communities like (Rich Hill, Mo.), which leaves behind depressed, isolated, local economies with no jobs, a dwindling tax base, and nothing to attract business or new residents; aging, dilapidated housing stock; underfunded, inferior schools; little or no access to health care and other social services; and few people around who arent as poor as you are. In other words, poverty is less about particular people than about particular places. Which helps explain why the odds of escaping poverty in the U.S. (i.e. economic mobility) havent changed in 20 years. Pimpare says generational poverty the popular idea of a xed but small class of people who are born poor, die poor and pass on poverty to their children like a genetic trait is the exception, not the rule. If we stop thinking about poverty as linked to people but instead to the places and circumstances we live in, we can recognize a hard truth: The actual portion of Americans who experience poverty isnt 15 percent but more than 50 percent. Will the real poverty rate please stand up? The standard gure of 15 percent, based on an annual federal government census, is now being recognized as only a snapshot of a moment in time and not an accurate measure of the full extent of poverty in America. More than 40 percent of Americans between the ages of 25 and 60 will be poor for at least a year. Over the same period, more than half will be poor or nearly poor, with income at 150 percent of the poverty line, or about $27,000 annually for a family of three. So poverty in the U.S. is, in fact, a much larger problem than we think it is, and its one that most Americans will face. Poverty is seeping into more places in this country places it didnt exist before, as seen in the growing rate of child hunger in wealthy suburbs. Why? Income inequality. Its harder to kick a eld goal when you keep getting moved back up the eld. Its harder to move out of poverty into wealth when that distance is growing by leaps and bounds. Its basic math. The Gadsden County Times15 S. Madison St. Quincy, FL 32351-3137AND CONTINUING THE CHATTAHOOCHEE TRIBUNE (USPS 212) ESTABLISHED 1901Editor/Manager Cheri Harris, firstname.lastname@example.org Advertising Sales: Dana McBride-Brown, email@example.com Legals/Classi ed: Mary Williams, firstname.lastname@example.org Toll free classi ed ad contact: 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. 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Submissions should be mailed to Cheri Harris, Editor/Manager, 15 S. Madison St. Quincy, FL 32351, or e-mailed to email@example.com. We want to hear from you! Opinion A l o n g T w i n P o n d s R o a d Along Twin Ponds Road See WILLIS /Page 6A Ray Willis Puppy love T h e B o b F r a n k e n C o l u m n The Bob Franken Column Keep the American dream alive I had the privilege of attending the nal performance of Dreamgirls at the Leaf Theater in Quincy and was so impressed that I felt the need to write. First of all, the performances and production were stunningly good, and anybody that had anything to do with the show should be proud. But, more than that, the experience itself was transporting. Here, for an afternoon, was everything that is good about America. The audience was packed. It was young and old, black and white, an outpouring of a community supporting their young performers in their endeavors for greatness. This is what Americans do. Positive, productive, loving, kind, optimistic. As individual citizens, we can keep it that way. Ignore the negativity that seems to pour forth during every campaign season and on every airwave as the forces of power and privilege and greed unleash hundreds of millions of dollars to keep their power and privilege. Vote with your dollars. Support your local community. Go spend your money on local artists, musicians and playhouses. Eat at mom and pop restaurants and buy food from local farms. As the holidays get closer, buy local products for presents. Whatever your consumer needs, see if they cant be lled locally. It is an act of bravery to run your own business, because a lot of the deck is stacked against you. Support them. Support each other. A sense of community, where all men and women are created equal, no matter what they look like or how much they own, is a wonderful feeling and is all too absent in the world today. It is the promise of America. Create it daily. Support your neighbor. Buy local. Buy American. Bill Hoatson Greensboro Cheri Harris What is Americas true poverty rate?E MILY C LEATH PeaceVoice Remembering that sad Tuesday 13 years agoSee FRANKEN /Page 6A L e t t e r s t o t h e e d i t o r Letters to the editor See PEACE /Page 6A
WWW GADCOTIMES COM GADSDEN C OUNTY T IMES THURSDAY, S EPTEMBER 11, 2014 5A MEETING NOTICE The next regular meeting of the Gadsden County Board of County Commissioners will be Tuesday, September 16, 2014 starting at 6:00 p.m. The following items have been agendaed: Amendments and Approval of Agenda: Awards, Presentations and Appearances: Gadsden ReEntry Center Introduction and Update. Consent: Approval of Minutes Agreement With The Management Experts, LLC to Provide Emergency Management Training; Approval and Signatures on the Fall 2014 E911 Rural County Grant Application for E911 CPE Maintenance and Evergreen Software Upgrade Maintenance; Approval for Fire Brush Truck to be Declared as Surplus and Submitted for Auction; Approval and Execution of State Aid Grant Agreement. Items Pulled for Discussion: Citizens Requesting to be Heard on Non-Agenda Items (3 minute limit): Public Hearings: PUBLIC HEARING Board Approval of Ordinance 2014-004 and the Request of Public Safety Academy Housing, Inc. to Refinance the Countys $9,000,000 Revenue Bonds (Public Safety Academy Housing, Inc.), Series 2004 (the Bonds) and to Issue Additional Indebtedness for Dormitory Improvements. General Business: Approval of the City of Quincy Fire Department Interlocal Fire and Rescue Service Agreement; Approval of the City of Midway Volunteer Fire Department Interlocal Fire and Rescue Service Agreement; Approval of the 2014-2015 Mutual Aid Operations Plan Between Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Florida Forest Service and Gadsden County Fire Departments and Acceptance of the2013-2014 Annual Forestry Report and Operating Plan; Approval of Mosquito Control Agreement With the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (DACS) & Annual Certified Budget; Approval of Interlocal Agreement With Local Municipalities and the Gadsden County School Board; Approval to Renew the Services Contract With Con-Techs Health & Safety to Provide Drug and Alcohol Screening and Training Services; Updates to the Current County Investment Policy. County Administrator: Update on Various 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. (This agenda, as well as a listing of the Receipt/File items, may be viewed in electronic format on the Countys website at www.gadsdengov.net) 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. 000J966 000J5ZJ The Gadsden County Public Library offers a wide variety of programs designed to educate and further childrens academic achievement. Offered by Childrens Librarian Kris Odahowski, these programs greatly bene t children from pre-k up and provide them with the avenue to develop latent skills they need to enhance their academic careers. There is a series of programs designed to meet the educational needs of your children and provided in the perfect environment conducive to learning. Story Time is a big hit for children from infancy to 5 years of age. This program helps to develop the ability to listen effectively and become engaged with Carlee E. Jackson Carlee E. Jackson, 46, of Chattahoochee, died on Thursday, August 28, 2014 in Tallahassee. He was the pastor of House of Prayer First Born Church in Quincy, Florida. Service will be 12 Noon Saturday, September 6, 2014 at Deliverance Temple First Born Church in the Hardaway Community with burial in the Bonnie Hill Cemetery. Viewing will be from 1 PM to 8 PM Friday, September 5 at Bradwell Mortuary in Quincy (850-627-3700). He is survived by his siblings, Gwen Jackson, Nathan Jackson, Vernon Jackson and Maysel Jackson, all of Chattahoochee, Audrey Jackson of Tallahassee, Roxanne Hayward of Sneads, Tyrone Jackson of Chattahoochee and Lorie Jackson Lewis of Wewahitchka. Tianna Rena PostonTianna Rena Poston, 23, of Marianna died Friday, August 29, 2014 at her home. She is survived by her mother, Lisa Poston; her father and his wife, William and Lila Poston; her maternal grandparents, Robert and Sara Slaughter; paternal grandparents, Billy and Delia Poston; her ance, Donnie Williamson and his children, Little Donnie and Kaci; her Uncle Ben Poston, Aunt Sherri Poston, Aunt Deanna Myers and Uncle Alan Myers and her cousins, Will Poston, Amanda Scott, Jake Scott, Marci Poston and Luke Myers. Funeral services will be at 11 am (EST), Friday, September 5, 2014 at Calvary Baptist Church in Chattahoochee with Pastor Mark Moore of ciating. Burial will follow in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery with James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel directing. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the church. Expressions of sympathy may be made online at www. jamesandsikesfuneralhomes.com Allen Boo Dixon Jr.Allen Boo Dixon, Jr., 69, passed away Saturday, August 30, 2014 in Blountstown, FL. Funeral services were held 10:00 A.M. (EST), Saturday, September 6, 2014 at St. John Church Of God In Christ, Quincy, FL, with burial at Sunnyvale Cemetery. Those left to cherish his memories include: three daughters, Andrea Dixon-Hayes (Charles), Karla R. Dixon and Bernice Shy; two sons: Marcus Dixon (Sharon) and Derrick Dixon, and a host of other sorrowing relatives and friends. Services entrusted to: Reed & Hall Mortuary Corp, 116 West Jefferson Street, Quincy, FL (850) 627-5700 Rebecca Charles Rebecca Charles, 73, passed away Friday, August 29, 2014 at Capital Regional Medical Center, Tallahassee, FL. Funeral services were held 6:00 P.M. (EST), Thursday, Sept 4, 2014 at Reed & Hall Mortuary. Rebecca leaves to cherish her memories four sons: Rogelio Gomez, Milton Ruiz, Jose Ruiz, and Rogelio Ruiz; ve daughters: Lydia Gonzalez, Norma Esquivel, Brinda Charles, Lisa Charles, and Kathy Ruiz, and a host of other relatives and friends. Services entrusted to Reed & Hall Mortuary Corp, 116 West Jefferson Street, Quincy, FL (850) 627-5700. Leo Madison Leo Madison, 78, of Mt. Pleasant, died on Thursday, September 4, 2014 in Tallahassee. Service will be 3 PM Saturday, September 13, 2014 at Bradwell Mortuary Memorial Chapel in Quincy, with burial in the Veterans National Cemetery in Jacksonville, Florida. Viewing will be one hour prior to service time on Saturday, September 13. He is survived by his wife, Marjorie D. Madison of Mt. Pleasant; son, Bryan Madison of Olathe, KS; daughter, Passion Madison of Quincy; granddaughter, Shekinah Jackson of Quincy; brothers, Ronald Tice and Clyde Tice, both of Anaheim, CA and Carl (Joyce) Tice of Riverside, CA; sisters, Tanya (Donald) Craig of Yorba Linda, CA, Robin Grif n of Menifee, CA and Santan May eld of Riverside, CA. He is also survived by ve sisters-in-law, two brother-in-law and a host nieces, nephews, cousins and sorrowing friends. He was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Tice. Shantae L. Jackson Shantae L. Jackson, 41, of Quincy, died on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 in Panama City. He was a member of Heaven on Earth Church of God in Christ of Donaldsonville, GA. Service will be 11 AM Saturday, September 13 at Tabernacle COCWIH in Gretna with burial in the Sunnyvale Cemetery in Quincy. Viewing will be from 3 PM to 8 PM Friday, September 12, at Bradwell Mortuary. He is survived by his mother, Irene P. Jackson and his siblings, Wendell, Harry, Jr., Yolanda, Sheryl Jones, Shawn, Chrisshonda and Shaddrick J. Obituaries Gadsden County Public Library kicks off fall programs for kidsMilestones Mother Idella Ruf n Sally Barnes celebrated her 80th birthday at New Zion AME Church on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Mother Barnes says thank you to everyone who came to help her celebrate this milestone. She said, Knowing the Lord is the best thing Ive ever done. Celebrating Mother Barnes Burns claims writing award Educator awarded Gadsden County CPALMS Author 2014 I would like to take this opportunity to express my sincere appreciation for being awarded one Gadsden CPALMS Author 2014 Award from my school district, Gadsden Count School Board on August 1, 2014. This summer I was given the opportunity to meet and collaborate with many teachers across the State of Florida in Orlando for 12 days. The experience was wonderful and well-worth becoming a CPALMS Author on June 27, 2014. I was able to create and publish a lesson plan that would be viewed as well as utilized by other teachers across the State of Florida. I am very elated that I was one of the few teachers recognized for my hard work and dedication when making a difference in my classroom through professional developments. I am proud to be an employee of the Gadsden County School District. Robinson completes Army basic training Army Pvt. Emanuel Robinson has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical tness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, ri e marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, eld tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic rst aid, foot marches, and eld training exercises. Robinson is the son of Mary Lee of Quincy. See BOOKS /Page 15A
socialized and been with my girlfriend. I was also overly possessive in my relationships with my girl friends. I wasnt aware of that at the time. I guess I was just so hungry for love and companionship I did drive most of my girlfriends away. Party Doll by Buddy Knox was a great favorite of mine at that time as it was at a party I met the teenage love of my life, Bonnie. We had attended a birthday party for her cousin and my friend, Butch Smith. Eighteen miles would separate us. My Bonnie Lies over the Ocean was almost a reality as we rarely saw one another. Ill never forget a night that the great king of rock and roll, Alan Freed of WINS 1010, New York City played How I Love You for us by Chuck Alaimo. One of Bonnies girlfriends had sent in a dedication request for us. Of course, Bonnie and I both were listening to WINS that night and heard it. We had just had a teenage quarrel; hearing the song helped keep our love secure for a few more months. How about you, readers, does hearing an old love song from the past bring back pleasant memories of loves from yesteryear? By the way, I thought youd be interested to know that I wrote this column on the back side of some ads while waiting for service at my local car dealership. Do you remember the rattle that wed been experiencing for a couple of years? A district troubleshooter for the car manufacturer was in town for a day. After much investigation he decided I needed that brake job I thought I might have needed. After a four-hour wait and a new brake job, the rattle is gone! I am really grateful to the owner of the dealership and the trouble-shooter from Atlanta. God bless you. 6A GADSDEN C OUNTY T IMES THURSDAY, S EPTEMBER 11, 2014 WWW GADCOTIMES COM TALLAHASSEE The Florida Department of Health recently announced the launch of the Florida Health Cleans Up! project in support of the Florida Department of Transportations (FDOT) roadside litter prevention media campaign released earlier this year, Drive it home Keep Our Paradise Litter Free. More than 1,000 Department of Health employees around the state have formed 71 teams to participate regularly in a variety of clean-up activities. At least twice a year, almost 120 miles will be swept by these teams, including more than 17 miles of state highway, 25 miles of city streets, 12 miles of trails, 178 acres of parks, and 34 miles of shoreline. Florida Health Cleans Up! emphasizes that clean spaces matter for healthy living, said State Surgeon General and Secretary of Health Dr. John Armstrong. As we restore some of Floridas wonderful highways, streets, trails, parks, and shorelines, this project will put the spotlight on the importance of healthy choices to prevent trash in the rst place. We are excited to partner with the Florida Department of Health for Florida Health Cleans Up!, said FDOT Secretary Ananth Prasad. This outstanding initiative encourages healthy physical activity while assisting the FDOT with reducing litter and preserving the natural environment along Floridas roadsides. Florida Health Cleans Up! is a venture of Healthiest Weight Florida, a public-private collaboration bringing together state agencies, not-forpro t organizations, businesses and entire communities to help Floridas children and adults make consistent, informed choices about healthy eating and active living. The departments goal is to encourage physical activity and walking while emphasizing how small choices people make can affect their health and environment. More information about Healthiest Weight Florida and Florida Health Cleans Up! is available at www.HealthiestWeightFL.com. The department works to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts. During 2014, the department is recognizing 125 years of public health in Florida with educational opportunities and events. Visit www.FLHealth125.gov for more information. Follow the department on Twitter at @ HealthyFla and on Facebook. For more information about the Florida Department of Health please visit www. oridahealth.gov. Theres simply no way we can have conditions that allow the top 10 percent of Americans to pocket ever-increasing amounts now 77 percent of the nations income, leaving the other 90 percent of people with the 23 percent of income that remains without growing economic insecurity in the rest of the nation. The x? As one TalkPoverty Blog reader put it: We need more people who are facing poverty in America to stand up and express themselves, to put a real human face (yes, Im your neighbor) on this politically & socially abstract issue. Poverty is not a sickness that strikes an isolated minority of Americans but is evidence of a diseased nation whose symptoms a majority of Americans experience. Fostering awareness of this truth (and retiring the insuf cient 15 percent data point) would probably make it easier for those who are struggling to stand up and express themselves, and would likely lend some much-needed urgency and clarity to efforts to x the policies that create poverty and economic inequality, while giving our leaders a larger mandate to do so. We should never say the word poverty without the words inequality and injustice being far behind. People become poor not by personal failing but because the system is engineered to push them down and keep them down. Emily Cleath, syndicated by PeaceVoice, is the communications coordinator of Just Harvest, a Pittsburgh-based non-pro t advocating for economic justice. FRANKEN Continued from Page 4A WILLIS Continued from Page 4A But lets hope not. It was refreshing to hear such candor instead of the usual double-talk we get from all sides. The fact is that determining how all the pieces t is just the rst step. Next hell have to sweet talk skittish allies before there is any hope that the Islamic State forces can be beaten back as they roll over the entire region pursuing their fervent dream of a harsh caliphate ruled by their brutal fanatics. Hell need to start by dealing with the antagonisms of the other nations in the region, with their varying degrees of culpability. How can they be rallied around a single agenda, with a coordinated armed forces and intelligence response? What about Syria? Do we ignore the cruel pariah leader Bashar al-Assad, with his sophisticated defense system, who has warned against air attacks on his turf without permission? Do the United States and allies suddenly deal with the same man they have been trying to oust because of his vicious attacks against his citizens while trying to squash a rebellion, because we now have a common enemy? And what about dealing with a Congress thats been out of town? These are not easy questions, and a strategy takes time, much to the frustration of the do something even if its wrong crowd. That re exive approach is usually what gets us into these convoluted messes in the rst place. We live in a Twitterized environment that demands immediate answers even when there are none. Unfortunately, there is tremendous pressure on our leaders to deal with these tangled knots with one pull of a string. More often than not, that just tightens things up more. Waiting to sort things out has become agony to a society that expects instant grati cation. President Obama is constantly dealing with a perception that hes indecisive, even when rash action would be harmful. One decision he does need to make right away is to replace his wardrobe consultants, or if he doesnt have any, get some. Lets face it, that suit really didnt, uh, suit the occasion. (c) 2014 Bob Franken Distributed by King Features Synd. PEACE Continued from Page 4A Spinning a yarn Florida departments of health, transportation team up to clean up Environmentalists are concerned about the impact of tar sands oil development in Canadas Boreal forest and the impact it might have on wildlife, including many species of birds. Pictured the Canada Warbler, one of many birds that depend upon the region. Photo by Wiliam H. Maloros Dear EarthTalk: How is it that migrating birds are being negatively affected by oil extraction in Canadas Boreal forest? Jennifer Chase, Fort Lauderdale Each year tens of million of migratory birds overwinter in the Canadian Boreal forest, a vast tract of mostly uninhabited coniferous woodlands and wetlands stretching from Newfoundland to the Yukon. The area makes up some 60 percent of Canadas total land mass, and serves as the winter home for more than half of Americas avian population. But environmentalists are worried about the impact of increasing tar sands oil development there and the impact it might have on wildlife populations continent-wide. Tar sands are a mixture of sand, clay, water and a dense and viscous tar-like form of petroleum called bitumen. The bitumen is extracted from the tar sands mixture and eventually re ned into transportation fuel like gasoline. The extraction process is especially carbonintensive and generates some of the dirtiest fuel around, but its abundance makes it affordable as long as industry keeps turning up new sources. A recently released report by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and the Natural Resources Council of Maine (NRCM) concluded that almost half of the 292 different migratory bird species that overwinter in Canadas Boreal forest as many as 75 million birds are threatened by future tar sands development. Further, they say, bird losses in the hundreds of thousands have already taken place as a result of overzealous and under-regulated oil development there to date. The direct and indirect impacts to birds from tar sands development are immense, states the report. Waterfowl and shorebirds land in tailings ponds that they mistake for natural water bodies and become oiled with waste bitumen and toxic elements. The result can be birds drowning, dying from hypothermia or otherwise suffering from the ingestion of toxins. Toxins from the tailings ponds and other pollutants from tar sands operations leak millions of gallons of toxic liquid waste into wetlands and forests each day, further contaminating habitat, the groups add. Tar sands development also contributes disproportionately to climate change. U.S. State Department analysis shows that tar sands oil is 20 percent more carbon pollution intensive than conventional oil on a well-to-wheel basis. Tar sands oil developments impact on birds E ARTH T ALK E The Environmental Magazine See BIRDS Page 15A
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8A GADSDEN C OUNTY T IMES THURSDAY, S EPTEMBER 11, 2014 WWW GADCOTIMES COM Ancho Chile Rubbed Grilled T-BonesPrep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 10 minutes Total time: 15 minutes Serves: 4 4 Omaha Steaks T-bone steaks 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 tablespoons Ancho Chile Rub (see recipe below) 12 grilled tri-color sweet baby peppers Preheat grill to medium. Thaw and blot dry steaks. Brush steaks with olive oil. Generously cover both sides of steaks with Ancho Chile Rub by dipping them in rub. Continue until steaks are com pletely covered. Place steaks on heated grill and grill to desired done ness. (For a medium-rare steak, grill approximately 8 minutes on first side and 6 to 7 minutes on second side.) Remove steaks from grill and garnish with grilled tri-colored sweet baby peppers. Ancho Chile Rub Makes: 4 tablespoons 1 tablespoon smoked paprika 2 teaspoons sea salt 2 tablespoons ancho chile powder 1 teaspoon brown sugar Combine all ingredients and mix well.Grilled T-Bones with Tabasco and Roquefort Cheese Butter Prep time: 15 minutes, plus 4 hours refrigerator time Cook time: 15 minutes Total time: 4 hours and 30 minutes Serves: 4 4 Omaha Steaks T-bones Omaha Steaks All Natural Steak Seasoning, or salt and pepper, to taste 4 slices (1 1/2-inch coins) Tabasco and Roquefort Cheese Butter (see recipe below) 2 tablespoons minced chives Thaw steaks over night in refrigerator or quick thaw by placing sealed steaks in sink with water for approxi mately one hour. Preheat grill to medium. Season both sides of steaks with seasoning, or salt and pepper. Grill steaks to desired done ness. (For medium-rare steak, grill approxi mately 8 minutes on first side and 6 to 7 minutes on second side.) Just before removing steaks from grill, place butter slice on each steak. The idea is to have butter half melted on top as you are serving steaks. Garnish each steak with sprinkle of minced chives.Tabasco and Roquefort Cheese Butter 4 ounces unsalted butter, softened 4 ounces Roquefort blue cheese, crumbled 3 tablespoons Tabasco sauce 1/4 cup fresh chives, minced 2 tablespoons fresh garlic, minced 1 roasted red pepper, peeled, seeded and diced 1 teaspoon kosher salt Whip butter slightly in mixer. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Transfer mixture to sheet of parchment paper. Roll into tube (approximately 1 1/2-inch diameter) and twist paper at the ends. Refrigerate for 4 to 6 hours. When ready to serve, slice into coins as needed. Unused butter can be stored in the refrigerator for up to one week.Roasted Pepper Pesto Rubbed Grilled T-BonesPrep time: 30 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes Total time: 45 minutes Serves: 4 4 Omaha Steaks T-bone steaks 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 cup Omaha Steaks Private Reserve Seasoning, or salt and pepper 1 recipe Roasted Pepper Pesto (see recipe below) 4 fresh basil sprigs Preheat grill to medium. Brush steaks with olive oil and season with season ing, or salt and pepper. Brush both sides of steaks with Roasted Pepper Pesto. Place steaks on grill and cook to desired doneness. (For a mediumrare steak about 8 minutes on first side and 6 to 7 minutes on second side.) When steaks are finished, brush both sides one final time with pesto. Serve steaks with dollop of unused pesto in center of each and garnish with fresh basil sprig. Roasted Pepper PestoMakes: approximately 2 cups 1 cup roasted red peppers, peeled, seeded and chopped 1/4cup garlic cloves, peeled 1/2 cup pine nuts, toasted 2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 cup Parmesan cheese, grated 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/2 cup olive oil Combine all ingredients except olive oil in food processor or blender, and puree until smooth. Next, add oil slowly in food processor until com pletely combined. FAMILY FEATURES Q uite possibly the ultimate steak, the T-bone embodies the rich blend of varied beef flavors that steak lovers crave, from tender and mild to bold and beefy. On one side of the T-bone is the filet mignon. French for dainty fillet, the filet mignon is considered the most tender cut, with a mild beef flavor. On the other side of the T-bone is the strip loin or New York strip, a firm, robust steak that is naturally marbled and offers a bold taste. The bone itself also provides additional flavor in the cooking process. With this pairing of tastes, it is no surprise that the T-bone is considered to be the best of both worlds by steak connoisseurs. For more steak recipes, visit www.OmahaSteaks.com. Thick Steak, Bone-in Steak and Chop Cooking ChartCooking times are in minutes and based on fully-thawed steaks. Gas grill: Preheat grill to high, reduce to medium heat prior to cooking. Charcoal grill: Sear over red hot coals, finish over indirect heat. Ten Tips for Perfect Grilling 1.Clean and preheat your grill on high. 2.Lightly oil everything before you put it on the grill. This helps the searing process and prevents sticking. 3.Season your food before grilling. 4.Sear the outside of steaks when grilling. This really helps with the flavor and juiciness. 5.Use tongs or a spatula to turn your meat on the grill. Using a fork can damage the meat. 6.Cover your grill as much as possible during the grilling process. This helps to lock in the grilled flavor and will help prevent flare-ups. 7.Keep a spray bottle with water handy to douse any unexpected flare-ups. 8.Use the 60/40 grilling method. Grill for 60 percent of the time on the first side, then grill 40 percent of the time after you turn over the food. This will give you an evenly cooked product. 9.Place your cooked product on a clean plate. Never place cooked product on the plate you used to transport the raw product to the grill without thoroughly washing it first. 10.Allow your foods to rest for 5 minutes between cooking and eating. This will help them retain moisture when you cut into them. Rare 120 to 130F Medium Rare 130 to 140F Medium 140 to 150F Well Done 160 to 170F THICKNESS First Side After Turning First Side After Turning First Side After Turning First Side After Turning 1 6 3 6 4 7 5 9 7 1 1/4 6 4 7 5 8 6 10 8 1 1/2 7 5 8 6 9 7 12 91 1 3/4 9 6 11 8 12 9 14 12 2 11 7 13 9 14 11 18 14 2 1/4 13 8 14 10 16 12 19 16 2 1/2 14 10 16 12 17 14 20 21
WWW GADCOTIMES COM GADSDEN C OUNTY T IMES THURSDAY, S EPTEMBER 11, 2014 9Atown Chattahoochee hosted by the Chattahoochee Main Street organization. The registration fee is $35 per team. T-shirts are roughly $10 each. Team registration deadline is Oct. 10. The next planning meeting will start at 6 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Gadsden County Sheriffs Office in Quincy. This walk is presented as a community partnership. For information on team participation or sponsorship opportunities, contact Maj. Shawn Wood at 850-6275308 or Ron Green at 850-322-2349. WALK Continued from Page 1A engineer a solution, Midway City Manager Dot Inman-Johnson said. According to Johnson, the city will ask the state for more money to solve the problem once they gure out the cause. Council members said citizens of Midway have complained of a foul smell coming from their yards and also mentioned the smell is present in the citys re station. Council Member Charles Willis of District 4 said the problem has existed for at least eight years and is a potential health hazard for Midway citizens. He also spoke of how the problem is nancially affecting Midway citizens because when the sewage system gets clogged up, some citizens have paid out of their own pockets to x the problem when it affects their homes. The meeting began with a medal presentation for Fire Chief Kent Pridemore, who was awarded the Courage Medal for entering a burning home and extinguishing the re on his own. Later in the meeting, Willis addressed rumors that he had pocketed money from a July 4 event he organized for the city. He proclaimed his innocence and, as evidence, detailed how he spent the money in question. In other business: Q The Springer family brought a complaint to the city about loud music. Mr. Springer said music rattles his home and is played at unbearable levels throughout the day and night, well past midnight. Midway Police Chief Jerome Turner said though those responsible for the music have been arrested in the past, there is no ordinance that can control the issue so there isnt much that the police can do to enforce the issue. Council members unanimously passed a motion to write and establish an ordinance. Q The city will have an auction for towed vehicles starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20. Cars, SUVs and vans will be included. CITY Continued from Page 1A up the man, McCloud allegedly started shooting at the man, who could hear the bullets whiz by him in the air, but he was not hit. The second man told deputies that McCloud and his relative were having a disagreement because the man told McCloud he was not going to pay for some drugs McCloud had allegedly given him. Also arrested in this incident was Montavious Terrell Perkins, 19, of Quincy. Perkins is accused of pulling a handgun on a woman and shooting toward her Pine Cone Street House. Perkins allegedly pointed the gun at the woman and threatened to kill her if she came into the road. Law enforcement recovered three .45 caliber spent shell casings from the Pine Cone Street scene. No witnesses would cooperate and give a written or verbal statement other than the woman, the man and his relative, according to the arrest report. McCloud is charged with crimes against a person that could cause death, a rst-degree felony; three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill, a third-degree felony; ring a weapon in public or on residential property, a rst-degree misdemeanor; ring weapon/discharging a rearm from a vehicle, a second-degree felony; and 52 counts of distribution of hallucinogens, a seconddegree felony. A criminal history check revealed that McCloud ias a convicted felon and he was released on bond in July from the Liberty County Jail in Bristol. Deputies located McCloud in his vehicle and arrested him without incident. Perkins is charged with three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill, a thirddegree felony; and ring a weapon in public or on residential property, a rst-degree misdemeanor. SHOTSContinued from Page 1A every dollar Gadsden County redirects to AHCA, Medicaid will pay CRMC $2.47, an increase from years past. This year, the county agreed to send the agency the maximum amount allowable by law, $407,349. Medicaid will in turn pay CRMC this amount plus its own matching contribution of $598,803 for a total of $1,006,152.03. Under the current lease, Gadsden County is obligated to pay CRMC $460,000 annually to help defray the cost of care to the countys poor. This money comes from half-cent sales tax revenue. Assistant Gadsden County Attorney Mike Glazer told commissioners Tuesday that, while the program increases the bene t to CRMC, it does so with zero scal impact on the county, as its contribution to CRMC stays the same regardless of its participation in the program. According to the agreement between Gadsden County and AHCA signed by commissioners Tuesday as part of the deal, funds paid to CRMC through the program will only be used to increase the provision of health services for the Medicaid, uninsured, and underinsured people of Gadsden County and the State of Florida at large. Holt told fellow commissioners Tuesday she is not convinced any of the additional funds paid to CRMC by Medicaid actually bene t Gadsden County. I keep saying this every year. They (CRMC) have not agreed to show where that money comes back to Gadsden County. To show as I said before, last year when this money comes back as a match, how much of those dollars are coming back to Gadsden County? Theres just no accountability in it, she said. District 1 Commissioner and Chairman Eric Hinson echoed Holts concerns, though he ultimately voted in favor of the agreement. We understand that the matching funds are going to be used for Tallahassee residents, too; not just Gadsden County residents, right? Its also going to be used a little for Jefferson County, Thomasville, Ga., whoever shows up at Capital Regional hospitals that funding is going to be used for that. Its not to bene t Gadsden County citizens; its just to bene t Capital Regional hospital. So, I guess, since were going to provide the funding anyway, is there any way where we can work out a deal where we can get some of that money (matching funds) back, Holt asked. Glazer responded the money can only be paid to the Medicaid provider CRMC in this case through the AHCA deal. For this particular program, Im afraid that these matching dollars, would just simply not get paid to anybody if this contract is not approved. Capital Regional will still get the money that its owed through the half-cent sales tax, but, unfortunately, under this particular program, the match cant go any place else, Glazer told commissioners, adding Gadsden County clearly bene ts, regardless of where speci c funds are allocated. Since we were here last year, you now have an outpatient clinic for the rst time in many, many years. Specialists are coming to Gadsden County, and that is part of the return that has come to the county as a result of working with Capital Regional. I cant tell you its precisely from these dollars, but I know (the money bene ts Gadsden County). District 3 Commissioner Gene Morgan said while the matching funds are not being paid directly to Gadsden County, that is no reason to deprive CRMC of them. Why would we not want the bene t of the matching funds to go to who were partnering with, so they have the opportunity to keep investing new dollars in Gadsden County to improve our services, he asked commissioners, adding the history of Gadsden Countys healthcare services has been full of nancial risk and bankruptcies for service providers. District 2 Commissioner Douglas Croley told commissioners he felt the issue was making sure the matching funds were reinvested in Gadsden County, rather than staying in CRMC coffers. On that note, Glazer invited CRMC Chief Financial Of cer Ronnie Midgett to address the commissioners. Last year, Capital Regional treated over 27,000 residents of Gadsden County; of that, 58 percent were either Medicaid or completely unfunded at a cost of over $4.5 million to Capital Regional. So to answer your question: This money does go back to Gadsden County to help offset the losses, Midgett told commissioners. My understanding is this program was authored during a time of severe cuts to Medicaid funding. This is an opportunity for counties such as yourself to help shore up some of the Medicaid funding. Before returning to his seat in the commission chamber audience, Midgett told commissioners the Gadsden ER has had 77,000 visits since opening a few years ago, and several specialists in podiatry, obstetrics/gynecology, general surgery and more now operate out of the Gadsden campus. Near the end of discussion on the matter, Hinson asserted the importance of asking the kinds of tough questions posed by commissioners Tuesday night. District 5 Commissioner Sherrie Taylor closed discussion by saying, Whats important is that those people who came (to the ER) without money (got served). BOCC Continued from Page 1A Dr. Garnett S. Stokes was selected as the Interim President of the university by the Florida State University Board of Trustees on March 7, and the appointment was subsequently approved by the Florida Board of Governors. The appointment is effective April 2 upon the departure of President Eric J. Barron. Stokes had served as provost and executive vice president for Academic Affairs at Florida State since 2011. Nationally known in her eld, she also holds an appointment as a professor in psychology. As provost, Dr. Stokes served as the chief academic of cer and the secondhighest ranking administrator of the university. Previously, she served as dean of the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Georgia from 2004 to 2011. Prior to serving as dean, she spent ve years as the head of the Department of Psychology. During Stokes tenure at Florida State, she has focused on several initiatives that include 1) faculty advancement and development; 2) student graduate success; 3) university-wide hiring initiatives, including the development of an entrepreneur-inresidence program in each college; and 4) the establishment of an Of ce of Postdoctoral Affairs. She has pledged to continue the momentum of Florida States rise in rankings and fundraising initiatives, as well as the research and creative activities that support the academic mission as the university conducts a search for a new president. Research focus and academic career Dr. Stokes research focuses on personnel selection and promotion, and areas of individual differences such as life history, personality and values. She is a widely published scholar in the area of industrial and organizational psychology and one of the most respected psychologists in her Gadsden County Chamber of Commerce News FSU interim president to speak at September Go Gadsden meeting Dr. Garnett Stokes will be the guest speaker at the Sept. 25 Go Gadsden meeting. Photo submitted See SPEAK /Page 14A Chambers Faith-Based and Not-for-Pro t Organizations Advisory Committee to meetThe Gadsden County Chamber of Commerces Faith-Based and Not-for-Pro t Organizations Advisory Committee will be meet on Tuesday, September 16th at 10 a.m. at the Gadsden County Chamber of Commerce of ce. The purpose of this committee is to promote the countys strong network of faith-based and social resource providers and their programs to community stakeholders; and to provide a forum for leaders in these organizations to identify opportunities and challenges within our community. The goal of the committee is to develop a uni ed strategy for securing increased funding and other resources to meet the needs of our citizens. The Gadsden County Chamber of Commerce is located at 208 N. Adams Street in Quincy. As space is limited, please RSVP your attendance by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a voice message at 850.627.9231 by 3p.m. Sept. 15. Go Gadsden set for Sept. 25 in MidwayFlorida State University Inteirm President Garnett S. Stokes will be the guest speaker at the Sept. 25 Go Gadsden Meeting at Tri Eagle Sales, 545 River Birch Road, Midway. The meeting is from 8 to 9 a.m. Sponsorship slots are still available. To con rm attendance, email email@example.com or call 627-9231.
10A GADSDEN C OUNTY T IMES THURSDAY, S EPTEMBER 11, 2014 WWW GADCOTIMES COM Photos courtesy of Getty ImagesStep1:VerifyYourHomeownersInsurance CoversStormDamageNearly all homeowners carry some form of insurance on their home, as required by their mortgage lender. But policies can vary, and the after math of a powerful storm is no time to find out youre underinsured. To ensure your homeowners policy adequately covers your needs, take time to review the policy every year at renewal time, and any time you make any significant improvements to your home. Check that the coverage amount for your main residence accurately reflects the finished square footage of your home, including any upgrades or changes such as a newly renovated bathroom or expanded deck struc ture. Also confirm that the replacement cost your homeowners insur ance agent has determined is consistent with what you would expect to pay to rebuild your home. In addition, take time to understand any exclusions, especially those for weather-related incidents. For example, many homeowners insur ance policies do not automatically include flood protection. Finally, take time to thoroughly document your personal possessions with video or still images and record their value. Store the documen tation in a safe place, such as a safety deposit box or remote-access electronic file, that you will be able to access in the event of an emer gency. Not only will this help expedite your claim if you need to replace items, but youll have a list ready when you face the daunting task of replacing your belongings. KeepUponHomeMaintenanceStepping outside after a significant storm is no time to remember that you forgot to trim the tree or secure a loose section of fencing. Making time to provide ongoing home maintenance for exterior features of your home, such as landscaping, decking, siding, roofing and shutters, will ensure they are in good function when bad weather strikes. While little can be done to prevent damage from high-impact storms, routinely checking that everything is in good repair will minimize the chances of preventable destruction. As you assess your home and yard, ask yourself: Are the trees and shrubs properly trimmed and set far enough away from structures that they are unlikely to topple in high winds? Are shutters affixed securely to the house? Are there any cracked or otherwise weakened windows that should be replaced to prevent shattering during a storm?PrepareforBackupPower DuringanOutageLoss of power is one of the most common occurrences in severe weather. And the financial impact of outage-related expenses (e.g. spoiled food replacement, supply purchases or home repair) can add up quickly. Storm-related power loss can be costly for a family, said Greg Inwood, vice president for Briggs & Stratton Standby Power. An unexpected power loss can result in a number of inconveniences if the outage requires special arrangements such as meals out and overnight hotel stays. The easiest way to prepare for a weather-related power outage is by installing a standby generator in advance of the storm season. Fortunately, attaining the safety and comfort provided by a standby generator during a storm event has become more reasonable thanks to emerging technology that has made generators smaller, smarter and, therefore, more affordable. In the past, having a generator was cost-prohibitive for many house holds, said Amanda Grandy, marketing manager for Briggs & Stratton Standby Power, which is the exclusive licensee of GE Generator Systems. Today, technology has advanced to make owning a standby generator far more affordable for the average family. Improved technology features such as GEs Symphony II power management system, which manages a homes power demands auto matically and electronically during an outage, allow more of a homes lights and appliances up to two AC units to be powered with a smaller standby generator. A home that would typically need a larger 20 kW home generator to power all of the homes power demands could now be powered with GEs 10 kW unit paired with Symphony II technology. The smaller, more affordable 10 kW home generators also boast the smallest footprint on the market, making it ideal for homes with tight lot lines. Learn more about the home standby generators available to home owners at www.gegenerators.com. Common Types of Backup Generators A power outage is a common result of weather-related emergencies, but its also one of the easiest to correct by using a generator. There are two common generator types: portable generators and standby generators. A portable generator is an immediate but temporary solution. Typically powered by gasoline, it is lower in cost and doesnt require installation time, but it can only power a few items for a few hours. A standby generator is an automatic, per manent backup power solution. It requires professional installation outside the home. It is powered by natural gas or liquid pro pane and turns on automatically during a utility power outage to keep a homes lights, furnace, AC units and other appliances on while the power is out. Having an emergency preparedness kit of items that your household may need in an emergency situation is critical. Basic utilities such as electricity, gas, water, sewage and phone service may be unavailable after a storm strikes, so the kit should contain food, water, any necessary medications, lighting and backup battery supplies. 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At a minimum, you should have the basic supplies listed below: Water one gallon per person, per day (3-day supply for evacuation, 2-week supply for home) Food non-perishable, easy-to-prepare items (3-day supply for evacuation, 2week supply for home) Flashlight Battery-powered or hand-crank radio (NOAA Weather Radio, if possible) Extra batteries First aid Kit Medications (7-day supply) and medical items Multi-purpose tool Sanitation and personal hygiene items Copies of personal documents (medication list and pertinent medical information, proof of address, deed/ lease to home, passports, birth certificates, insurance policies) Cell phone with chargers Family and emergency contact information Extra cash Emergency blanket Map(s) of the area R ESERVE Y OUR S PACE IN ENTERTAINING NOTIONS! (850) 627-7649 Dont Miss These Great Offers! 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Louis Ivey, 850-508-3537.Event to bene t teen girls True Beauty Rocks Teen Health, Beauty & Fitness Expo! Will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at the East Gadsden High School gym in Havana. The event is hosted by the Gadsden Junior Chapter of NHBW Inc. The main objective of this event is to increase student knowledge about health-related issues and risky behaviors. The expo is primarily for ninththrough 12th-graders but other teens are encouraged to attend. We expect local agencies and businesses to set up tables and booths in East Gadsden Highs gym, which will facilitate a steady ow of students to visit and participate. There will be free giveaways and prizes, games, food, and a wealth of information about health, wellness, beauty, fashion and life changing preventive tips. The Teens Health, Beauty and Fitness Expo will be an annual community collaboration with support from local schools and administrators, as well as local agencies and businesses. This event will provide many local teens with an opportunity to participate in community outreach. For more information, contact Lauren S. Wright, firstname.lastname@example.org or 860-874-8137. Get a clean dog for a good cause The Gadsden County Humane Society will host dog wash fundraisers the rst Saturday of each month, through October, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, at 213 N.E. 1st St., in Havana. The suggested donation is $5 for small dogs and $10 for large dogs. Warm water will keep the dogs comfy! All proceeds will bene t the care of the animals in GCHSs rescue program. For information, call 539-0505. American Legion Auxiliary meets monthly American Legion Auxiliary Thomas Field Unit No. 217 monthly meeting are at 4:30 p.m. every second Monday at the American Legion building on Attapulgus Highway. Any service connected person are welcome to join! For information contact Ora D. Green at 850-627-6620. American Legion to host town hall meeting American Legion Post 84 will host a Town Hall Meeting at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Gadsden County Governmental Complex in Quincy. The guest speaker will be Teresa M. Skojac, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Of cer, Tallahassee VA Outpatient Clinic. Skojac will answer questions on current issues and talk about future plans here in the Big Bend Area. Fall into art at festival Art & Garden Fall Family Festival will start at 9 a.m. and end at 2 p.m. Oct. 4 at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC), Quincy Campus, Discover creative ways to explore visual art and the art of gardening through demonstrations and fun activities for the whole family. Watch area artists paint on-site or take a trolley tour of the beautiful NFREC gardens. Speak with experts about all our gardening questions or concerns or purchase unusual, hard-tond, top-performing plants developed for our area. Childrens arts and crafts activities will take place throughout the shaded, garden area and ower-arranging demonstrations will be held throughout the day. Locally grown produce as well as arts and crafts will also be for sale. Food and beverages will be available from the local 4H club. The event is free and open to the public. This festival is presented by the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, North Florida Research and Education Center and sponsored in part by the Gadsden County Tourist Development Council in collaboration with the Gadsden Arts Center, Gardening Friends of the Big Bend, the Quincy Garden Club, the Tallahassee Plein-Air Artists, and the Tallahassee Watercolor Society. For information, visit http://nfrec.ifas.u .edu/ art_garden/index.shtml/. Quincy church to host fall festival, community bazaar St. John Church of God in Christ will host an annual Fall Festival and Community Bazaar starting at 9 a.m. and continuing throughout the day Saturday, Oct. 4. The community event features free activities for the youth, including a moonwalk, slide and other games. Come out and enjoy the fall festivities. Bring your lawn or sports chair, sit back, and relax with live music, delicious food for sale (free food for kids in the youth section) and lots of family fun! The free all day praise concert, outside festival style, will include various talents such as singing, inWhats up? See EVENTS /Page 23A An accomplished lyric soprano returns to her hometown of Thomasville for a bene t concert to help young performers realize their dreams. Tickets are on sale for the Sept. 21 performance by NaGuanda Miller Nobles, an opera star with a blossoming international career. Set for 3 p.m. at the Thomasville Center for the Arts, the concert will showcase Nobless considerable vocal talents. The concert is being presented by Thomasville Entertainment Foundation with support from Thomasville National Bank. Proceeds will aid TEFs Scholarship Fund, which helped Nobles further her vocal training in 2000. The rising star is well remembered locally as a standout performer with the Thomasville Music & Drama Troupe, Thomasville High School Showstoppers and First Missionary Baptist Church choir programs. Winner of a number of awards, Nobles went on to a notable Opera star returns to perform back home in Thomasville NaGuanda Miller Nobles, pictured here, will perform at 3 p.m. Sept. 21 in Thomasville, Ga. Photo submitted See OPERA /Page 14A
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No credit denied-EVERYBODY RIDES I look forward to earning your business VOTE November 4, 2014 Rodney MOORE For Gadsden County School Board Political advertisement, paid for & approved by Rodney Moore, Candidate for Gadsden County School Bo ard, District 2 000J9HU On behalf of my family and everyone who has supported my efforts during the race for Gadsden County School Board District 2 Member, THANK YOU for your votes and doing your part to help me get one step closer to representing each of you in our school system. Your votes were a vote for change, progress and the help our students, parents, teachers and staff members need. However, the race is not over yet. On November 4, 2014 you will see my name on the ballot once again during the General Election run-off. While the list of candidates will be shorter, lets not take it for granted that the race will be easier. As we go forth, remind yourself and your neighbors that our st udents, parents, tea chers and staff members need someone in office who has a vested interest in seeing progress in our school system. Lets remind each other that RODNEY MOORE is the candidate who will STAND IN THE GAP for... Better pay for our teachers * More male teachers in our classrooms * Greater emphasis on education, not incarceration * Targeted solutions to eliminate drugs & gangs from our schools * Incentive programs for students who return to Gadsden County to teach * Alternatives to suspension & expulsion Im in this race for each one of you and I humbly ask for your continued support in my effort to become your District-2 School Board Member. After about three years on the job, Quincy Police Chief Walter McNeil has submitted his resignation and announced his intention to seek other opportunities. McNeil told the Times he is co-chair for Common Ground, the political action committee for George Sheltons bid for attorney general. McNeil said he is also a surrogate for Charlie Crist. As we move around the state, I will sometimes speak if he cant make an engagement, that sort of thing. After the campaigns, Mcneil said he would decide whether to pursue other opportunities in the greater Gadsden County/Leon County area, perhaps going into politics or politics and law enforcement. McNeil said his biggest accomplishments as Quincys chief of police center around enhancing QPDs focus on community policing and the way the departments application of community policing has grown more diverse. I dont think we had any neighborhood associations when I got there, McNeil said. We built those and worked on building better relationships with all segments in Quincy. Part of community policing is recognizing that not all social problems can be solved by making an arrest. McNeil said. Though circumstances and law often require an arrest, McNeil said police follow-up with both victims and perpetrators can help foster more positive outcomes. He said QPD also has a good focus on former inmates who are reentering the community, striving to keep in touch and nd ways to encourage them to stay out of trouble and out of jail. Another step forward for QPD under McNeils leadership was to move out of the old QPD headquarters and into the facility also occupied by the sheriffs of ce. Thats been a tremendous move and an asset for us to have those facilities, McNeil said. I think its one example for the entire state and perhaps even the country for us to have those facilities and a police department and sheriffs department co-located in the same building. He said sharing space with the sheriffs of ce was also a very effective way of sharing information and preventing crime. Overall, he said he believes QPD has done a good job of keeping the crime rate down, and enhancing the communitys respect for Quincys police force. I think thats one of the things Im excited about as the department goes forward in the future, McNeil said. Quincy police chief moving on C HERI H ARRIS Editor/Manager Sheriffs volunteers making a difference Sheriff Morris Young poses for a photo with volunteers. Citizens on Patrol volunteers are on the back row in white shirts and ties. Keeping Independent Seniors Safe volunteers are mostly in purple shirts. Photo by Cheri Harris Somehow the idea of having Gadsden County Sheriffs Office volunteers phone elderly residents to check on their wellbeing morphed from being part of preparations for Tropical Storm Faye in 2006 into a regular program serving Gadsdens seniors. Now the Keeping Independent Seniors Safe Program serves more than 80 senior citizens. The only requirement for the free program is that they be older than 60 years old. During an event last week highlighting the K.I.S.S. program and the Citizens on Patrol who do well-being checks when needed, volunteer Geraldine Holt said the seniors they call look forward to hearing from the volunteers, sometimes re-arranging appointments and errands to be sure to be by the phone. They look forward to it, and we do too, she said. Sheriff Morris Young said, We do a good job of checking on our seniors. Because many seniors are also victims of crime, Young said the program encouraged some seniors to seek help when they need it. The program wouldnt be what it is without our volunteers, Young said. The program offers volunteer opportunities for K.I.S.S. volunteers staffing the phones to make the wellbeing check calls on Mondays and Thursdays. To build rapport with participants, the sheriffs office makes home visits once a month. Citizens on Patrol wear uniforms and drive designated vehicles. Young told the volunteers and others gathered Sept. 4 for the event, Gadsden County is fortunate to have people like this to come in and give their time and take care of those people, he said. It means a lot to me. For information about becoming a volunteer or participating in the programm, call 627-9233 or 875-8833. All volunteers are subject to a crimial background check. C HERI H ARRIS Editor/Manager
Celebrate 190 years of Old Mt. Pleasant UMC Please join Old Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church as the church family celebrates 190 years of serving this area with the theme: Years and The Journey Continues. Festivities kick off Saturday, Sept. 13, with Undivided Ministries performing starting at 6:30 p.m. Homecoming starts at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, with Sunday School at 10 followed by Worship Service at 11 a.m. with covered dish dinner following in the Fellowship Hall. Contact Evelyn Maxwell 663-5857 or Ellen Clark 856-5540 (or any other member of Old Mt. Pleasant) for more information. Guest speaker to mark special service The Mount Olive Freewill Baptist Church family invites the community to the annual Family and Friends Day Celebration starting at 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, at 703 4th St., Quincy. The guest speaker will be Elder John Harris of Love and Faith Community Church of Tallahassee. Dinner will be served immediately following service. Tuneful event coming to Neals TempleThe members of Hwy 12 gospel singers are sponsoring a musical program at 7 p.m. Sept. 13, at Neals Temple Holiness Church, 240 Neals Temple Road, Havana. Evangelist Betty Bryant, Interim Pastor, Minister Allen Jones, Assoc. Minister Chairman Deacon JB Jones. Choirs and/or groups are invited to share song services for the event. For information and/or directions, contact Evangelist Versie Hill-Bryant 850-264-0360 or Sis. Shane Bozman, 850688-5230 Church family reunion at Mt. Olive Deacon Eugene Rittman Sr., and The Mount Olive Freewill Baptist Church family invites the public to the annual Family and Friends Day Celebration starting at 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, at 703 4th St., Quincy. The guest speaker for the occasion will be Elder John Harris, of Love and Faith Community Church of Tallahassee. Dinner will be served immediately following service. Celebrating 101 Years of Pine Bloom M. B. ChurchPine Bloom M. B. Church, 229 Kemp Street in Greensboro, Reverend Eddie C. Hadley III, Pastor, will celebrate its 101st Church Anniversary. This event will take place on the at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept.14. The Rev. Ernest Miller, pastor of Bear Creek Bethel Church will be the guest preacher along with his congregation. Everyone is invited to join in this celebration! Quincy church to host homecoming Santa Clara Baptist Church in Quincy will celebrate homecoming on Sept. 21. Former Pastor Bro. John Smith will be the guest speaker. All former members and friends are invited to come and enjoy fellowship, fun and food. The service will begin at 10:30 a.m. Celebrating a century in Havana In nine weeks, First Presbyterian Church of Havana will celebriate its centennial. One hundred years creates lots of memories and times shared in worship and fellowship. The church began meeting in the parlor of Salem United Methodist Church when it was on Old Salem Road. Today it sits between Salem United Methodist and First Baptist. Mark your calendar for 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, and tell old friends. We will share stories, pictures, songs, memories and enjoy a covered dish meal following the service. 119 years for Mt. Moriah church familyOn behalf of Rev. Dr. Melvin E. Crawford, Sr and the entire Mt. Moriah Church Family, the public is invited to be a part of the 119th Church Anniversary Celebration and 9th Memorial Services Program. Beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, festivities will kick off with a Musical Extravaganza that includes local talented choirs, soloist, and gospel groups and at 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, Elder Fred Davis and the Swain Bethel PB Church of Tallahassee will be the guest. The church is at 302 S. 10th St., Quincy. WWW GADCOTIMES COM GADSDEN C OUNTY T IMES THURSDAY, S EPTEMBER 11, 2014 13A 000J8PB Reserve Your Space TODAY! CALL 850-627-7649 000H4SB Praise the Lord! St. Peter AME Church is at 866 Peters Road, Midway. Photo by Cheri HarrisSee CHURCH /Page 15A
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She also performed solo with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and Boston Symphony Orchestra under Maestro Kurt Masur. Nobles is known to European audiences as a soloist with the Netherlands Radio Choir, Berlin Rundfunkchor and NDR Choir Festival in Hamburg, Germany. Nobles plans to present a varied program of classical and spiritual selections. She will be accompanied by her early teachers and mentors, Carolyn Henry and Fred Allen, on the piano. General admission tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students. For tickets, please phone TEF at 226-7404. Established in 1950, Thomasville Entertainment Foundation scholarships are presented periodlically to high school and college students who demonstrate outstanding musical talent or show promise in the performing arts. Thirty-three scholarships or travel grants have been awarded to date. OPERA Continued from Page 11A eld. Much of her research and the focus of a 1994 book (Biodata Handbook: Theory, Research, and Use of Biographical Information in Selection and Performance Prediction) deals with biodata, involving the use of biographical information in decisions concerning selection and performance prediction: how personality, values, attitudes and life experiences are predictors of occupational choice. She is also a co-author of Patterns of Life History: The Ecology of Human Individuality (Applied Psychology Series) published in 1990. As a consultant in the eld of industrial psychology, Dr. Stokes has assisted businesses, government agencies and Fortune 500 companies in the development of biographical questionnaires, job selection and promotion tests and evaluations of training programs. Stokes is a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, the American Psychological Association and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. She earned two degrees from the University of Georgia: a doctorate in psychology with a specialty in industrial and organizational psychology and a Master of Science. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from CarsonNewman College in Jefferson City, Tenn. Dr. Stokes is married to Dr. Jeffrey N. Younggren, a practicing forensic and clinical psychologist. She enjoys outdoor activities, especially hiking and cycling, and likes to travel with her husband. She currently serves on the board of the United Way of the Big Bend. SPEAK Continued from Page 9A The atmosphere at the Go Gadsden meeting in August was charged with excitement. The Go Gadsden meeting, held at the Tri-Eagles Sales facility in Hammock Creek Commerce Park, was attended by a veritable whos who among Gadsden County business and civic leaders. Chamber Board Chair Richard May graciously greeted the business and community leaders and provided acknowledgements. Gadsden County Commission Chairman Eric Hinson offered comments of welcome and expressed his support of local small businesses and the Chamber of Commerce. Other notable guests included PR and Governmental Relations guru, Leslie Steele, Pastor Gerald Thomas, Quincy Mainstreet Director Joe Monroe, Will Hinson, Hinson Oil and Kim Gay and Tracy Bensley of Talquin Electric Cooperative. Pastor Torrey Phillips, of St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church, kick-started the excitement by announcing the formal launching of the Chambers Faithbased and Not-forpro t Advisory Committee. Pastor Phillips is a nationally renowned evangelist who regularly preaches in the same forums as Bishop Noel Jones, Bishop Joby Brady and Pastor Jamal Bryant. The Faith-based and Not-for-pro t Advisory Committee is composed of leaders of area churches and non-pro ts who are actively meeting the needs of Gadsden County residents. The group is open to all churches and non-pro ts in Gadsden County regardless of denomination. Gardner introduced Rob Nixon as the Chief Program Executive of the Gadsden County Economic Development Council. The Gadsden County Economic Development Council, Inc. (EDC) is a spin-off of the historic economic development program of the Gadsden County Chamber of Commerce. The EDC is a separate, stand-alone entity dedicated to supporting sustainable economic development in Gadsden County. Gadsden County is a great place to live and do business. Wed like to focus on strengthening our ability to support and serve our existing businesses that consistently create 80 percent of the new jobs created in County. The EDC is directed by a diverse board of Gadsden County business leaders and small business owners. Business leader and community advocate Jack Peacock serves as the EDCs Board Chairman. The big news came from guest speaker Fred Shelfer, CEO and President of Goodwill IndustriesBig Bend, Inc., who announced that Goodwill Industries would be opening a larger retail store and training center in Quincy. The project highlights how necessary partnerships are in economic development. The Gadsden County Chamber of Commerce was an active and avid supporter of Goodwills commitment to Gadsden County. We are ecstatic about Goodwills investment in Gadsden County. This is a tremendous win for our community! added Chamber Executive Director David Gardner. Shelfer stated that the Goodwill Retail Store would occupy about 10,000 square feet of space and would feature a Career Training Center dedicated to providing job skill training to Gadsden County citizens free of charge. Rob Nixon provided: The Goodwill project is the perfect example of social entrepreneurship. 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Saying no to tar sands is a critical pillar in an effective strategy to protect wildlife from carbon pollution, says NWF. Furthermore, given Americans growing desire to get away from costly and polluting foreign oil, it makes sense to pass on adding dirty tar sands oil to the mix. But it remains to be seen if the Obama administration will allow construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline to transport the oil from Canada through the U.S. The welfare of millions of birdsand, indeed, our energy futureis at stake. EarthTalk is written and edited by Roddy Scheer and Doug Moss and is a registered trademark of E The Environmental Magazine, www. emagazine.com). Send questions to: earthtalk@ emagazine.com. BIRDS Continued from Page 6A their environment. Story Time occurs every Tuesday at the main branch in Quincy from 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., and at the Cowen Public Library every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to noon. The library also provides school-age enrichment programs for after school and for homeschoolers to better enrich the minds of our library youth and supplement their educational needs. The Homeschool program will be every Wednesday afternoon from 3 to 4:30. The Afterschool program will be every second Wednesday monthly from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., and at the Cowen Public Library every second Monday of the month. Other associated learning programs offered by your local library include Lego Robotics, a program that invites children to develop, craft and program simple robots. Lego Robotics is great for promoting free thinking, creativity and cooperation. The library also offers programs that deal with the sciences. Ms. Kriss Science Night, scheduled for every third Tuesday of the month, provides dynamic minds the ability to explore the reaches of science through unique experiences. We also are proud to announce the launch of our new e-library system. Whether you need a good suspense thriller or simply looking for a book to get away, with this could very well be the ticket to adventure that you need. Accessible through the site http:// gcpl.axis360.bakertaylor.com or by simply clicking the Axis 360 icon located on the librarys web page at www.gcpls.org, this system is innovative and user friendly. If you need help or simply need additional information regarding any of these programs or e-Books please feel free to contact your local library branch and they will assist you. The William A Bill McGill Library may be reached at 627-7106, Cowen Public Library at 663-2707 or Havana Public Library at 539-2844. BOOKS Continued from Page 5A Two years, one century in Chattahoochee Morning Star M.B.C., Pastor Shiella Mason, P.O. Box 248, Chattahoochee, FL 32324 Phone #: 850) 8569388, 102nd Church Anniversary on September 21, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. EST. Guest Speaker & Church will be Bishop Jarvis Alls & New Birth Church Family.Ministry to offer special program Trust God Ministries, led by Pastor Charlie Fryson Jr. with 1st Lady Missionary Cinedra Fryson, will have a special youth Program on Sept. 11 at 7:30 p.m. Community prayer day starts at 10 a.m. Sept. 13. Also on Sept. 13 at 5 p.m. Trust God Ministries will be at New Canaan Church. The public is invited. Church to honor memberThe First Restored Church of Jesus Christ, Inc., 867 Joe Adams Rd. Quincy, will be having a Celebration of Life Program for Sis. Connie Mims, on September 13, 2014 at 4:00 pm. The speaker will be the Co-Pastor Min. Marcus Reed. The public is invited. Min. Hattie Harper, Pastor.CHURCH Continued from Page 13A I remember the rst time one of my children got lost. She was maybe two and we were in a department store when I blinked or sneezed, and in that nanosecond when my eyes were closed, she disappeared. She was only gone for a few minutes, which was long enough for me to imagine the worst. So, I did what all mothers who think their kids are lost do, I panicked. But she wasnt lost. She had ducked underneath a rack of clothes to hide from me. Im sure I scared her when I nally found her, crying and squishing her in a huge, tight hug, so relieved to have her safely in my arms. I may have even vowed right then and there that I would hold her hand until the day I died, never let her out of my sight, never let her cross the street alone or do anything ever without my guidance and assistance. Because, as every mother knows, no one can keep a child safer than a mom can. Its been rumored that God can, but the jury is still out on that. I jest, but not really. The hardest thing for a parent is to stand by helplessly while a child is hurt or lost. I remember when my granddaughter was sliding on pillows on the hardwood oor with her friends at her rst-ever sleepover party and she hit the oor mouth rst and broke her front teeth. The party ended abruptly as my daughter rushed her daughter to the emergency dentist, my granddaughter crying harder because the party was over than because her mouth hurt. My daughter hurt for her daughter as I hurt for mine. No matter how old they are, your babies are still your babies. Its true what they say, A mother is only as happy as her saddest child. Their pain is your pain. The gospel writer Mark tells of a desperate mother who sought out Jesus on behalf of her demon-possessed child. The woman was a Canaanite, an enemy of Israel, but she Nancy Kennedy GRACE NOTES Bringing lost lambs home See GRACE /Page 16A
16A GADSDEN C OUNTY T IMES THURSDAY, S EPTEMBER 11, 2014 WWW GADCOTIMES COM 1-877-676-1403 4321-0925 GCT (Cert# 5 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, Caz Creek FL, 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: 5 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2012 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY : OR 469 P 353; OR 420 P 25 COMM 227.04 FT N OF SEC OF SECTION 34-4N-4W WHICH IS POB. THENCE RUN W 479.6 FT THENCE N 227.04 FT, E 479.6 FT S 227.04 FT TO THE P.O.B. OR 309 P 148 PARCEL ID NUMBER: 1344N4W0000004440500 Name in which assessed: Vivian W Fagg and Milton O Fagg Said Property being in the County of Gadsden, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 5th Day of November, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 6th Day of August, 2014 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk Published September 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2014. 4322-0925 GCT (Cert# 117 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, Caz Creek FL, 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 whichitwasassessedareasfollows: 4323-0925 GCT (Cert# 245 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, Nancy H Gress, 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: 245 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2007 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY : OR 379 P 1100 COMMENCE AT THE NE CORNER OF THE SW 1/4 OF THE NE 1/4 OF SECTION 30-3N-2W AND RUN N 89 DEG 26 00 W 340 FT TO CENTER OF CREEK TO BEGIN: THENCE RUN N 89 DEG 26 00 W 54.00 FT; N 89 DEG 26 00 W 770.17 FT; S 00 DEG 32 04 W 1318.63 FT; S 89 DEG 33 20 E 514.18 FT; N/LY ALONG CREEK 2075 FT M/L TO THE P.O.B. PARCEL ID NUMBER: 2303N2W0000001310000 Name in which assessed: Sammy M Tanner and Deborah B Tanner Said Property being in the County of Gadsden, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 5th Day of November, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 6th Day of August, 2014 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk Published September 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2014. 4324-0925 GCT (Cert# 378 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, Caz Creek FL, 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: 378 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2012 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY : OR 716 P 881; OR 512 P 1700 COMM 220 YDS. W FROM NEC, RUN S 502 FT TO BEGIN. RUN E 140 YDS. S 128 FT, W 140 YDS., N 128 FT TO POB. (GREGORY PROJECT) IN SECTION 34-3N-2W.LESS ANY TO S.R.D. PARCEL ID NUMBER: 2343N2W0000001110500 Name in which assessed: Elizabeth S Clary Said Property being in the County of Gadsden, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 5th Day of November, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 6th Day of August, 2014 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk Published September 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2014. 4325-0925 GCT (Cert# 478 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, Caz Creek FL, 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: 478 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2012 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY : OR 208 P 376; OR 258 P 576 BEGIN AT A PT ON S SIDE OF ST RD #159, SAID PT BEING 1033.8 FT W AND 35 FT S OF NEC OF SW OF SECTION 3-3-3, RUN WEST 157 FT., S 277.45 FT, E 157 FT, N 277.45 FT TO POB. IN SECTION 3-3N-3W. PARCEL ID NUMBER: 2033N3W0000003310100 Name in which assessed: John B Smith and Gwendolyn Smith, his wife Said Property being in the County of Gadsden, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 5th Day of November, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 6th Day of August, 2014 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk Published September 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2014. 4326-0925 GCT (Cert# 750 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, Caz Creek FL, 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: 750 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2012 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY : OR 468 P 1552 THE SOUTH 2 ACRES OF LOT 25, BLK A OF GREATER FARMS AT QUINCY: BEGIN AT THE SWC OF SAID LOT 25-A AND RUN N 01 DEG 10 41 E 247.58 FT; S 88 DEG 49 19 E 305.08 FT; S 01 DEG 46 12 W 98.11 FT; S 01 DEG 45 58 E 73.56 FT; S 09 DEG 39 26 E 98.29 FT; S 20 DEG 31 25 E 62.31 FT; W/LY ALONG CURVE OF R/W AN ARC DIST OF 358.44 FT TO THE P.O.B. PARCEL ID NUMBER: 2283N4W04370000A0250 Name in which assessed: Walter Smallwood and Sandra Smallwood Said Property being in the County of Gadsden, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 5th Day of November, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 6th Day of August, 2014 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk Published September 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2014. 4327-0925 GCT (Cert# 904 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, Caz Creek FL, 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: 904 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2012 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY : OR 483 P 851; OR 477 P 1880; COMMENCE AT THE NWC OF SECTION 20-3N-5W AND RUN S 00 DEG 11 55 E 115.25 FT TO BEGIN: THEN RUN S 00 DEG 11 55 E 100.00 FT; N 89 DEG 34 20 E 435.60 FT; N 00 DEG 11 55 W 100.00 FT; S 89 DEG 34 20 W 435.60 FT TOTHEPOBALSOCOMMENCEATTHENWCOFSECTION203N5WANDRUNS00 4328-0925 GCT (Cert# 906 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, Caz Creek FL, 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: 906 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2012 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY : OR 470 P 1189 BEGIN AT THE SEC OF THE NE 1/4 OF SECTION 21-3N-5W AND RUN NORTH 1086 FT TO RD; SOUTH 48 DEG 49 W 1319.10 FT; EAST 1146.80 FT TO THE P.O.B. LESS OR 470 P 1191 & ANY OTHER PARTS SOLD. PARCEL ID NUMBER: 2213N5W0000001440500 Name in which assessed: Dahlia Mitchell and James Mitchell, Marva A Davis a conditional conveyance Said Property being in the County of Gadsden, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 5th Day of November, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 6th Day of August, 2014 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk Published September 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2014. 4329-0925 GCT (Cert# 989 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, Michael Stephens, 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: 989 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2007 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY : OR 289 P 522 COMM AT NEC OF SW 1/4 OF SECTION 4-2-3, RUN S 732.75 FT TO N SIDE OF STATE RD #12, S 62 DEG 35 MIN W 806.3 FT., N 27 DEG 25 MIN W 153.7 FT TO POB. RUN N 27 DEG 25 MIN W 419.3 FT., N 62 DEG 35 MIN E 234.6 FT TO W SIDE OF A GRADED ROAD, S 14 DEG 28 MIN E 454.45 FT., S 72 DEG 42 MIN W 134.82 FT TO POB. PARCEL ID NUMBER: 3042N3W0000003130500 Name in which assessed: The Estate of Frank Simpson; Virginia Simpson Smith; Virginia Perry; Joseph Simpson; Donna Collins Said Property being in the County of Gadsden, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 5th Day of November, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 6th Day of August, 2014 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk Published September 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2014. 4330-0925 GCT (Cert# 1190 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, Caz Creek FL, 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: 1190 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2012 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY : OR 624 P 1787 LOT 60, FRED SHELFER UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION. OR 305 P 780 PARCEL ID NUMBER: 3042N2W0561000000600 Name in which assessed: William A Smith and Maria M Smith Said Property being in the County of Gadsden, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 5th Day of November, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 6th Day of August, 2014 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk Published September 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2014. 4331-0925 GCT (Cert# 1202 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, Caz Creek FL, 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: 1202 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2012 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY : LOT 2 BLK BB, TALLAVANA UNRECORDED PLAT AS FULLY DESCR IN OR 308 P 1767. OR 375 P 214. PARCEL ID NUMBER: 3062N2W0575000BB0020 Name in which assessed: Charles W Kowalski Said Property being in the County of Gadsden, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 5th Day of November, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 6th Day of August, 2014 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk Published September 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2014. 4332-0925 GCT (Cert# 1382 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, Caz Creek FL, 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: 1382 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2012 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY : OR 690 P 271; OR 280 P 470; OR 305 P 771 FROM THE SWC OF THE SE 1/4 OF SE 1/4 OF SECTION 5, RUN E 30 FT, N 1200 FT, E 426 FT AND THE POB, E 140 FT, S 198 FT, W 140 FT, N 198 FT TO THE POB. LESS AND EXCEPT FOR THE SWC OF THE SE 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 RUN E 30 FT RUN N 1200 FT RUN E 426 FT, RUN E 132 FT TO BEGIN. RUN E 8 FT, S 198 FT W 8 FT, N 198 FT TO THE POB. IN SECTION 5-2N-3W. PARCEL ID NUMBER: 3052N3W0000004410600 Name in which assessed: Peggy W Godwin; Fred Kevin Godwin; Kimberly Ann Godwin Fowler; Delora W Godwin; Said Property being in the County of Gadsden, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 5th Day of November, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 6th Day of August, 2014 Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices DEG 11 55 E 115.25 FT; S 00 DEG 11 55 E 100.00 FT TO BEGIN: S 00 DEG 11 55 E 100.00 FT; N 89 DEG 34 20 E 435.60 FT; N 00 DEG 11 55 W 100.00 FT; S 89 DEG 34 20 W 435.60 FT TO THE P.O.B. PARCEL ID NUMBER: 2203N5W0000002211000 Name in which assessed: Tori Vaughn Germany Said Property being in the County of Gadsden, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 5th Day of November, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 6th Day of August, 2014 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk Published September 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2014. CERTIFICATE NO: 117 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2012 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY : OR 467 P 1373 COMMENCE AT THE NEC OF THE SE 1/4 OF SECTION 18-3N-1W AND RUN S 01 DEG 25 32 WEST 880.20 FT TO RD #12; S 00 DEG 58 12 W 208.80 FT TO BEGIN; THENCE S 00 DEG 51 36 WEST 487.20 FT; S 83 DEG 26 37 W 280.76 FT; N 03 DEG 14 12 W 485.50 FT; S 83 DEG 26 37 W 364.58 FT TO RD #157; N 15 DEG 00 00 W 209.38 FT; N 83 DEG 34 32 E 529.04 FT; S 00 DEG 50 52 E 208.74 FT; N 83 DEG 34 11 EAST 208.72 FT TO THE P.O.B. 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Through the dust and through her tears, ignoring the scorn from the people, she cried out, Lord, Son of David, have mercy on me! My daughter is suffering terribly! (Mark 7:25). Like the Canaanite woman, at times I, too, have cried out for mercy on behalf of my children. Even now that they are adults, especially now that they are adults and I cant carry them on my hip to keep them from heartache and danger, I still beg God for mercy when they hurt or are in trouble. The thing Im learning about God is this: He doesnt always take away our pain or our childrens pain right when we ask him to, and that makes it hard to trust him. Ive had many conversations with the Almighty when I have at-out told him he was mean and that if he would step aside I would make my kids boo-boos go away. (He hasnt stepped aside yet.) But then I remember that Jesus calls himself the Good Shepherd who leaves his ock of 99 sheep grazing in the pasture just to go and rescue the one little lamb that wandered off and is stuck somewhere in the brambles and stickers, bleating in pain. That little lamb, some mother sheeps offspring, lost and alone, crying to be rescued, scared and not fully realizing how it wandered so far and now cant nd its way back, that little lamb is precious enough to the shepherd for him to go and rescue it. However, as the shepherd is on his way, bringing mercy and grace, hope and healing, joy and wholeness with him, ready and willing and oh so able to bind up the little lambs wounds even the ones that are selfin icted and give her a song to sing, the little lamb still cries, because hes not there yet. Sometimes it looks like the shepherd doesnt care and might not come, but the shepherd always comes for one of his own. The shepherd sacri ces his life for his lambs. He always comes for his own. His own never stay lost. That is our great hope. 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 352564-2927 or via email at nkennedy@ chronicleonline.com. GRACE Continued from Page 15 GAINESVILLE With the start of another school year, a University of Florida expert warns of a head-scratching problem lice. September is Head Lice Prevention Month, and Rebecca Baldwin, a University of Florida entomology assistant professor, says opportunities abound for head lice to spread from person to person, but parents and children can do plenty to prevent or get rid of the bugs. Schools check for head lice check when students return in the fall, said Baldwin, a faculty member with UFs Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. Over the summer, many children attend camp, where they share equipment or have sleepovers at which there is head-to-head contact. Children who have picked up lice at summer camp or from sleepovers will begin exhibiting symptoms of an infestation, which include headand neckscratching, nits on the hair shafts and seeing live lice. Head lice are speci c to humans, so they cannot be picked up from, or transmitted, to pets. They dont jump or y, but can crawl. In fact, their legs are equipped with small claws that grasp onto hair shafts, Baldwin said. They can release their grip and fall to grasp another hair. This is why girls with long hair are more susceptible. They can also hitch a ride on caps, headphones or batting helmets, but they most commonly are transmitted through head-to-head contact, she said. The rst sign of head lice is usually noticing the eggs that are glued to the hair shaft. We call those eggs nits. That is where the term nitpicker comes from. Parents should inspect scalps and hair regularly to identify a head lice infestation before it spreads, she said. Hair should be inspected in sections and can be twisted and pinned out of the way once a section is complete. If one member of a family has head lice, all immediate family members and close friends should be inspected. To inspect, nd an area with a bright or natural light. When you part the hair, the live lice will crawl away from the light, so you can look for that movement and comb out the louse. Lice can only live about 24 hours without a human host, so there is no need to make a pesticide application to the home, classroom, or environment. For more information on head lice prevention, visit www. headlice.org or go to http://edis.ifas.u .edu/ pdffiles/IN/IN26100. pdf. B RAD B UCK University of Florida Lice can be a pesky head-scratcher for parents Schools check for head lice when students return in the fall. Girls with long hair are more susceptible.
WWW GADCOTIMES COM GADSDEN C OUNTY T IMES THURSDAY, S EPTEMBER 11, 2014 17A 4367-0911 GCT PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF INTENTION TO REGISTER FICTITIOUS NAME NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned desires to engage in business with its principal place of business located at 3559 Old Federal Road, Quincy, Florida 32351, under the fictitious name Rachel Bowden Interior Design NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the undersigned intends to apply for registration of such fictitious name with the Secretary of the State of Florida. DATED this 27th day of August, 2014. YOGA DOG, INC. By: /s/ Rachel S. Bowden, President Published in the Gadsden County Times, September 11, 2014. 4374-0911 GCT PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given: Christian T. Hildenbrand 155 Talquin Resorts Dr. Quincy, Florida 32351 Anthony Price 83 Ridgewood Rd. Quincy, Florida 32351 You are hereby notified that your eligibility to vote is in question. You are required to contact the Supervisor of Elections, in Quincy, Florida, no later than thirty (30) days after the date of this publishing. Failure to respond will result in a determination of ineligibility by the Supervisor and your name will be removed from the statewide voter registration system. Shirley Green Knight, Gadsden County Supervisor of Elections 16 S. Madison Street, Quincy, Florida 32351 Published Sept. 11, 2014. 4363-0911 GCT vs. Quijada, Daniel G. 20-2014-CA-000251 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: 20-2014-CA-000251 NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC, Plaintiff, vs. DANIEL G. QUIJADA; MARIA QUIJADA Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated August 13, 2014, and entered in 20-2014-CA-000251 of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for GADSDEN County, Florida, wherein NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC, is the Plaintiff and DANIEL G. QUIJADA; MARIA QUIJADA 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 September 25, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 4, BLOCK B, CROFTON SUBDIVISION, A MAP OR PLAT OF WHICH IS OF RECORD IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 177 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA. SAID LAND SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 18, TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE 3 WEST, IN THE CITY OF QUINCY, 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 21 day of August, 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 Robertson, Anschutz & Schneid, P.L. Attorneys for Plaintiff 6409 Congress Avenue, Suite 100, Boca Raton, FL 33487 Telephone: 561-241-6901 Fax: 561-910-0902 Published September 4 & 11, 2014. 14-37857 4364-0911 GCT vs. Chambers, Gerald H. 2013-CA-000027 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-000027 Nationstar Mortgage LLC Plaintiff, -vs.Gerald H. Chambers; Susan Chambers; 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 Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to order rescheduling foreclosure sale or Final Judgment, entered in Civil Case No. 2013-CA-000027 of the Circuit Court of the 2nd Judicial Circuit in and for Gadsden County, Florida, wherein Nationstar Mortgage LLC, Plaintiff and Gerald H. Chambers and Susan Chambers 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 September 25, 2014,the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: Property Address: 233 Quailridge Road, Havana, FL 32333 LOT 6, BLOCK A, QUAIL RISE, PHASE 1, AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 57, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA. Parcel ID No. 2063N1W15050000A0060 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 (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) By: /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 Published September 4 & 11, 2014. 14-273417 4365-0911 GCT vs. Muse, Cynthia D. 2011-000417 CA Notice of Resched. Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 2011-000417 CA UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, acting through the United States Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, f/k/a Farmers Home Administration, a/k/a Rural Housing Service Plaintiff, vs. CYNTHIA D. MUSE; and PREMIUM ASSET RECOVERY CORPORATION, Defendant. NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale entered on August 26, 2014, by the above entitled Court in the above styled cause, the undersigned Clerk of Court or any of his duly authorized deputies, will sell the property situated in Gadsden County, Florida, described as: Begin at a point 691.18 feet North and 10 feet East of the Southwest Corner of the Northeast Quarter of Section 14, Township 2 North, Range 4 West and thence run North 197.18 feet, thence run East 81.04 feet, thence run South 197.18 feet, thence run West 81.04 feet to the Point of Beginning. Lot 1. Said land situate, lying and being in the City of Quincy, County of Gadsden and State of Florida. at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash on September 25, 2014, at the south steps of the Gadsden County Courthouse, 10 Jefferson Street, Quincy, FL 32351, beginning at 11:00 a.m., subject to all ad valorem taxes and assessments for the real property described above. 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. REQUESTS FOR ACCOMMODATIONS BY PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES 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, Gadsden County Courthouse, 10 E. Jefferson Street, Quincy, FL 32351, (850) 577-4430, 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 on August 26, 2014. NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of Circuit Court P.O. BOX 1649, Quincy, FL 32351 (SEAL) By: /s/ Pam K. Carter, Deputy Clerk Frederick J. Murphy, Jr., Esquire, Boswell & Dunlap LLP P.O. Drawer 30, Bartow, FL 33831, Attorneys for Plaintiff Telephone (863) 533-7117 Fax (863) 533-7412 Published September 4 & 11, 2014. 4370-0918 GCT vs. Ferree, Martha D 20-2014-CA-000148-A000XX Notice of Action PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 20-2014-CA-000148-A000XX DIVISION: ONEWEST BANK, FSB, Plaintiff, vs. THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENOR, CREDITORS, TRUSTEE, AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF MARTHA D FERREE, DECEASED, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENOR, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF MARTHA D FERREE, DECEASED Last Known Address:Unknown Current Address: Unknown 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 Last Known Address: Unknown Current Address: Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Gadsden County, Florida: 4371-0918 GCT vs. Gatlin, Christopher M. 13000118CAA Re-Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY. CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 13000118CAA JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. CHRISTOPHER M. GATLIN, et al Defendants RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE RE-NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Granting Plaintiffs Motion to Reschedule Foreclosure Sale filed August 11, 2014 and entered in Case No. 13000118CAA of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for GADSDEN COUNTY, Florida, wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, is Plaintiff, and CHRISTOPHER M. GATLIN, et al are Defendants, the clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, beginning at 11:00 AM at GADSDEN County Courthouse, South Door, 10 E. Jefferson Street, Quincy, FL 32361, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, on the 07 day of October, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Lis Pendens, to wit: BEGIN AT A POINT 854.03 FEET NORTH AND 1337.55 FEET EAST OF THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 13, TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE 4 WEST AND THENCE RUN SOUTH 150 FEET, THENCE RUN WEST 100 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 150 FEET, THENCE RUN EAST 100 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. BEING A PART OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 13, TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE 4 WEST, GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA AND ALSO SHOWN AS LOT 53 OF AN UNRECORDED SURVEY PLAT FOR J. GORDON HOLMAN Property Address: 1403 Osceola Street, Quincy, FL 32351-4215 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 at Quincy, GADSDEN COUNTY, Florida, this 21 day of August, 2014. Nicholas Thomas Clerk of said Circuit Court (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) By: /s/ Pam K. Carter, Deputy Clerk JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION c/o Phelan Hallinan, PLC Attorneys for Plaintiff 2727 West Cypress Creek Road, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 954-462-7000 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Danny Davis, Office of Court Administration 301 South Monroe Street, Room 225, Tallahassee, FL 32303, 850-577-4401 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Published September 11 & 18, 2014. PH# 37276 4372-0918 GCT vs. Finch, Charlotte L. 202012CA000819A000XX Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 202012CA000819A000XX CADENCE BANK, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER WITH SUPERIOR BANK, N.A., AS SUCCESSOR TO SUPERIOR BANK, Plaintiff, v. CHARLOTTE L. FINCH A/K/A CHARLOTTE FINCH, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned, Nicholas Thomas, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Gadsden County, Florida, will on the 7 day of October, 2014, at 11 oclock A.M., EST, at the Gadsden County Courthouse South Door located at 10 E. Jefferson Street, Quincy, Florida 32351, in accordance with Chapter 45, F.S., offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situated in Gadsden County, Florida, to wit: ALL THAT PART OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER (NW 1/4) OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER (SW 1/4) OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER (NE 1/4) OF SECTION 2, TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE 6 WEST, LYING NORTH AND EAST OF COUNTY ROAD NUMBER 270-A; ALL LYING AND BEING IN GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA. PROPERTY: 2743 Flat Creek Road, Chattahoochee, FL 32324 pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in a case pending in said Court, the style and case number of which is set forth above. 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 Susan Wilson at the Office of Court Administration, Room 225, 301 S. Monroe Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32301 or by phone 850-577-4401, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. WITNESS my hand and official seal of this Honorable Court, this 19 day of May, 2014. NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Gadsden County, Florida (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) By: /s/ Pam K. Carter, Deputy Clerk Sirote & Permutt, P.C. 1115 E. Gonzalez Street, Pensacola, FL 32503 firstname.lastname@example.org Published September 11 & 18, 2014. 4373-0918 GCT vs. Johnson, Regina Butler 20-2012-CA-000827 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No. 20-2012-CA-000827 Division US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR STRUCTURED ASSET SECURITIES CORPORATION MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-EQ1 Plaintiff, vs. REGINA BUTLER JOHNSON, ANTONIO JOHNSON, RUSTLING PINES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on May 22, 2013, in the Circuit Court of Gadsden County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Gadsden County, Florida described as: LOT 33, BLOCK I, 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 and commonly known as: 390 LOBLOLLY CIRCLE, MIDWAY, FL 32343 ; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, South Front Door of the Gadsden County Courthouse, 10 East Jefferson Street, Quincy, Florida 32351 on September 23, 2014 at 11 AM. Any persons 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 4 day of September, 2014. Clerk of the Circuit Court, Nicholas Thomas (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) By: /s/ Charlotte Willeby, Deputy Clerk Edward B. Pritchard (813) 229-0900 x1309 Kass Shuler, P.A. P.O. Box 800, Tampa, FL 33601-0800 ForeclosureService@kasslaw.com Published September 11 & 18, 2014. 327611/1211761 LOT 2, BLOCK C, BROWNSDALE SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE(S) 196, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 105 CHERRY AVENUE, HAVANA, FL 32333 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Albertelli Law, Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is P.O. Box 23028, Tampa, FL 33623, and file the original with this Court either before October 11, 2014 service on Plaintiffs attorney, or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. This notice shall be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in the Gadsden County Times. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on this 3 day of September, 2014. NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court (COURT SEAL) By:/s/ Charlotte Willeby, Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law, P.O. Box 23028, Tampa, FL 33623, **See the Americans with Disabilities Act 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 Published September 11 & 18, 2014. 14-143326 4368-0918 GCT Matthews, Mary Estate 11000056CPA Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.: 11000056CPA IN RE: THE ESTATE OF MARY MATTHEWS, Deceased. FORMAL NOTICE BY PUBLICATION TO: KEVIN EUGENE MATTHEWS YOU ARE NOTIFIED that Petition to Determine Beneficiaries of the estate of Mary Mathews has been filed in this Court. You are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, on Petitioners attorney whose name and address are Donna Szczebak ONeil, Esq., 301 East Commercial Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334 on or before October 3, 2014 and to file the original of the written defenses with the clerk of this court either before service or immediately thereafter. Failure to serve and file written defenses as required may result in a judgment or order for the relief demanded in the pleading or motion, without further notice. Dated on 9/2/2014. NICHOLAS THOMAS As Clerk of said Court (SEAL) By: /s/ Cynthia R. Daniels As Deputy Clerk Published September 11 & 18, 2014. 4369-0918 GCT Mathers, Debra A. 14-246-CP Notice of Admin. & Notice to Cred. PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO.: 14-246-CP IN RE: ESTATE OF DEBRA A. MATHERS NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE AND ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN THE ESTATE: YOU ARE NOTIFIED that the administration of the Estate of Debra A. Mathers, file number 2014-246-CP is pending in the Circuit Court for Gadsden County, Florida, Probate Division, 10 East Jefferson Street, Quincy, Florida 32351, the address of which is the Gadsden County Courthouse. The Personal Representatives attorney is set forth below. All persons having claims or demands against the Estate are required, WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE, to file with the Clerk of the above Court a written statement of any claim or demand they may have. Each claim must be in writing and must indicate the basis for the claim, the name and address of the creditor or his agent or attorney and the amount the claim, if secured, the security shall be described. The claimant shall deliver sufficient copies of the claim to the Clerk to enable the Clerk to mail a copy to the Personal Representative. All persons interested in the Estate to whom a copy of this Notice of Administration has been mailed are required, WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE, to file any objection they may have, or the qualifications of the Personal Representative, or the venue or jurisdiction of the Court. Dated this 2nd day of September, 2014. /s/ Barbara Jean Throne Florida Bar No. 776505 Chipola Law P.A. 17451 Main Street North, Blountstown, FL 32424 (850) 674-3333/Fax (850) 674-3335 ChipolaLAW@aol.com Counsel for Personal Representative Jacob Mathers Personal Representative 801 Pine Avenue, Chattahoochee, Florida 32324 Published September 11 & 18, 2014. 4333-0925 GCT (Cert# 1458 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, Caz Creek FL, 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: 1458 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2012 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY : OR 282 P 713; OR 413 P 685 COMM AT THE NEC OF LOT 8, ORIGINAL QUINCY AND RUN W 150 FT, S 100 FT, E 150 FT, N 100 FT TO POB. SECTION 7-2N-3W. PARCEL ID NUMBER: 3072N3W0730000000086 Name in which assessed: John M Gordy and Nita Louise Gordy Said Property being in the County of Gadsden, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 5th Day of November, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 6th Day of August, 2014 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk Published September 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2014. 4334-0925 GCT (Cert# 1479 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, Caz Creek FL, 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: 1479 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2012 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY : OR 690 P 292; OR 690 P 291; OR 612 P 238; OR 468 P 1045; OR 24 P 649; OR 217 P 661 N 200 FT OF W OF LOT 183, ORIGINAL QUINCY. PARCEL ID NUMBER: 3072N3W0730000001832 Name in which assessed: Evans Grant Properties 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 5th Day of November, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 6th Day of August, 2014 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk Published September 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2014. 4338-0925 GCT (Cert# 1843 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, Caz Creek FL, 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: 1843 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2012 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY : OR 239 P 46 BEGIN 54.6 FT N AND 1020.4 FT E OF SWC OF SE 1/4 OF SE 1/4 OF SECTION 11-2-4, RUN E ALONG EXPERIMENT STATION ROAD 100 FT., N 245.35 FT., W 100 FT., S 245.35 FT TO POB. IN SECTION 11-2N-4W. PARCEL ID NUMBER: 3112N4W0000004440700 Name in which assessed: Dorothy B Dennis Said Property being in the County of Gadsden, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 5th Day of November, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 6th Day of August, 2014 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk Published September 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2014. 4339-0925 GCT (Cert# 1914 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, RMC USAB Lift, 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: 1914 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY : OR 437 P 30, OR 470 P 271; OR 409 P 195; OR 216 P 104 BEGIN AT NEC OF LOT 11, RUN SOUTH 150 FT W. 57.13 FT, N 10 DEG 01 MIN E 46.18 FT, N 79 DEG 59 MIN W 97.65 FT TO E SIDE OF ROBERTS ST, N 10 DEG 23 MIN E 88.9 FT TO WASHINGTON ST, E ALONG SAID ST 129.2 FT TO POB. ALSO THE NORTH 20 FT OF THAT 20 FT ALLEY LYING SOUTH OF AND CONTIGUOUS TO ABOVE TRACT. PARCEL ID NUMBER: 3122N4W1020000000112 Name in which assessed: Walter B Smallwood Said Property being in the County of Gadsden, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 5th Day of November, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 6th Day of August, 2014 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk Published September 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2014. 4340-0925 GCT (Cert# 2026 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, Caz Creek FL, 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: 2026 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2012 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY : OR 415 P 1416; DB 108 P 131 LOT 6 BLOCK 5, SHADY NOOK SUBDIVISION. PARCEL ID NUMBER: 3122N4W1060000050060 Name in which assessed: Ralph Williams Jr and John M Williams Said Property being in the County of Gadsden, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 5th Day of November, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 6th Day of August, 2014 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk Published September 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2014. 4341-0925 GCT (Cert# 2096 ) 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: 2096 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2010 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY : OR 716 P 63 COMM AT SEC OF SW 1/4 OF SW 1/4 OF 33-2-5 AND RUN N 00 DEG 13 MIN 39 SEC W 468.60 FT, N 572 FT FOR THE POB, N 572 FT, W 380.77 FT, S 572 FT, E 380.77 FT TO THE POB. ALSO A RIGHT OF WAY EASEMENT RECORDED IN OR 297 P 1746 OR 354 P 1223, OR 415 P 1067. PARCEL ID NUMBER: 3332N5W0000003212000 Name in which assessed: TIMOTHY DUANE HALL Said Property being in the County of Gadsden, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 5th Day of November, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 6th Day of August, 2014 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk Published September 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2014. 4342-0925 GCT (Cert# 2206 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, PFF HOLDINGS III Ltd., 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: 2206 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2012 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY : OR 569 P 283; OR 464 P 354; OR 196 P 324 BEGIN AT A PT ON STATE RD #12, PT BEING 2230 FT W & 30 FT S OF SEC OF NE 1/4, RUN N 75 DEG 44 MIN W ALONG SAID RD 210 FT N 16 DEG 10 MIN E ALONG E SIDE OF STATE RD #270 210 FT, S 75 DEG 44 MIN E 210 FT, RUN S 16 DEG 10 MIN W 210 FT TO POB. IN SECT. 16-2N-5W. PARCEL ID NUMBER: 3162N5W0000001330400 Name in which assessed: David A Placensio and Ana M Placensio aka Ana M Gonzalez Said Property being in the County of Gadsden, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 5th Day of November, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 6th Day of August, 2014 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk Published September 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2014. 4343-0925 GCT (Cert# 2663 ) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, Caz Creek FL, 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: 2663 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2012 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY : OR 434 P 1511 COMM AT THE SEC OF SECT 12-13; THENCE RUN S 89* 41 30 W 1984.62 FT., N 1098.13 FT, N 89* 47 39 W 593.40 FT, N 00* 04 27 E 229.21 FT TO BEGIN, N 00* 04 27 E 237.67 FT, N 83* 43 25 E 100 FT, S 00* 04 27 W 248.61 FT, N 89* 59 43 W 99.39 FT TO THE P.O.B. PARCEL ID NUMBER: 4121N3W0000004232100 Name in which assessed: Antonio Bernard Stevens Sr and Darlinda Faye Williams Said Property being in the County of Gadsden, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 5th Day of November, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Dated this 6th Day of August, 2014 NICHOLAS THOMAS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gadsden County, Florida BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk Published September 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2014. Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices BY: Glenda McPherson, Deputy Clerk Published September 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2014.
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WWW GADCOTIMES COM GADSDEN C OUNTY T IMES THURSDAY, S EPTEMBER 11, 2014 19AARIES (March 21 to April 19) Changing your mind doesnt come easily for Lambs, who place a high value on commitment. But new facts could emerge that might persuade you to rethink your situation. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) This is a good time to put that fine Bovines eye for beauty to work in redecorating your home or workplace. And dont forget to indulge yourself in some personal time as well. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Your sense of loyalty to someone who asks for your help is commendable. But make sure there are no information gaps that should be filled in before you move too far too quickly. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Dont let difficult people raise the Crabs ire levels this week. Avoid them if you can. If not, resist telling them off, even if you think they deserve it. Things improve by weeks end. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Your suspicions about a colleague might be on the mark. But you also could be misreading the signals you believe youre getting. Do some discreet checking before jumping to conclusions. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Take some time out from your many tasks and see if someone might be trying to reach out to you. You could be surprised to learn who it is and why you might want to reciprocate. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) You still might want to do more investigating before taking on a new commitment. Later would not be the time to try to fill in any crucial gaps in what you need to know about it. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) A new opportunity should be carefully studied. It might offer some of the things youve been looking for. Or it could contain new possibilities you never considered. Check it out. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) You might have to work harder this week to get people to listen to what you have to say. But if you stay with it, you could start to get your message out to many by the weeks end. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) Although family matters again take up a big chunk of the Goats time, the week also offers a chance to explore a new career move youd been contemplating for a while. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) Applying your practicality (what does it offer me?) and your creativity (how can I improve on it?) could provide sound reasons for seriously considering that new offer. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) The single set will find that keeping their romantic aspirations on high gives Cupid a better target to aim at. Paired Pisces will find that this week helps reinforce their relationships. BORN THIS WEEK: You believe in encouraging others to demand the best from themselves. You would be a fine sports coach, as well as an enlightened teacher. (c) 2014 King Features Synd., Inc. 1. ASTRONOMY: Which planet in our solar system is closest in size to Earth? 2. TELEVISION: Who is the voice of Moe the bartender on The Simpsons? 3. MOVIES: In which movie did Bill Murray deliver the line, Well, theres something you dont see every day? 4. MYTHOLOGY: In Greek mythology, who rules the underworld? 5. U.S. PRESIDENTS: Which U.S. president served the shortest tenure in history? 6. LITERATURE: When was the novel Goodbye, Columbus by Phillip Roth published? 7. FOOD & DRINK: What kind of food is a peanut? 8. GEOGRAPHY: How much of the Earths surface is covered by the oceans? 9. LANGUAGE: What is another name for a lexicon? 10. MATH: How many different letters are used in Roman numerals? 2014 King Features Synd., Inc. Trivia Test Answers 1. Venus equatorial diameter is about 95 percent the size of Earths. 2. Hank Azaria 3. Ghostbusters in reference to the giant Stay-Puft marshmallow man 4. Hades 5. William Henry Harrison died of pneumonia only 32 days after taking office. 6. 1959 7. A legume 8. 71 percent 9. Dictionary 10. Seven
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WWW GADCOTIMES COM GADSDEN C OUNTY T IMES THURSDAY, S EPTEMBER 11, 2014 23A 000J82O strumental, dancing, rapping, miming, stepping, spoken word/poetry, and comedy. Share Christian talent at the open mic from 10 to 11 a.m. Youth/ collegiate/adult choirs and praise teams, as well as individual artists and groups are invited. The health and wellness fair will include free glucose and blood pressure checks, diabetes awareness, and HIV/ AIDS awareness and education. The community bazaar showcases nonpro t organizations, crafts, tasty food, merchandise, and yard sale must-haves from community residents and businesses. For-pro t vendor space is $25. Dont miss out on delicious, mouth-watering food! The churchs fried sh sandwiches and smoked turkey legs are the best around. Other food for sale will include chicken and rice, nachos, hot wings, fries, funnel cakes, and cold drinks. Please note: in case of rain, the fall festival events will move inside the church. The church is located at 3490 Bainbridge Highway, Quincy, Florida. For more information, email info@stjohncogicquincy. org or contact Ceci Bell at 850-212-5730. Visit the church website for details at http:// www.stjohncogicquincy. org/. 2014 NFREC Beef/Forage Day The University of Florida North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) will host its 2014 Beef/Forage Day on Friday, Oct. 3, at the NFREC Beef Unit, located one mile west of Greenwood on Highway 162, north of Marianna. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. CDT with a $10 registration fee per person. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. For information, call 850-394-9124 or visit the NFREC website at nfrec. ifas.u .edu/. NAACP election ahead The Gadsden County NAACP Branch No. 5149 will have its branch election at 6:30 p..m. Nov. 17 at New Bethel AME Church. All members are encouraged to attend. New way to help out Learn how to be an SMP, Senior Medicare Patrol, volunteer in your community. SMP volunteers offer information to seniors on how to protect themselves from Medicare Fraud through outreach at community health fairs, senior fairs, expos and/or group presentations. Volunteers are needed in Leon, Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Liberty, Madison, Taylor, Wakulla and Washington Counties. A comprehensive one-day training will take place in Tallahassee during September. Cost for transportation is reimbursed and meals provided. Call 1-866-357-6677 for information and application. EVENTS Continued from Page 11A The Gadsden County Times This double rainbow in the sky Wednesday, Sept. 3, about 7:30 p.m. wais spotted on Shady Rest Road near the intersection of State Road 12. According to information from nasa.gov, rainbows form when conditions are just right for light to pass through water droplets, which act as a prism and refract, or separate, the colors of the light. The second rainbow, quite faint, is to the left of the brighter one. Photo by Cheri HarrisEthereal arcs Apalachicola Riverkeeper is participating in the Ocean Conservancys 29th annual International Coastal Cleanup, the worlds largest volunteer effort to help protect oceans, lakes, and rivers. Last year, 648,015 volunteers in 92 countries collected 12.3 million tons of trash, and in the past 28 years have removed almost 164 million tons of trash from the waters and shores of the planet. Each year, volunteers not only remove trash from the environment, but also record what they collect in order to develop ways to deter these trash problems in the future. Previous years clean-up locations have included sites within Franklin County as well as River Landing Park in Chattahoochee. A new site is being added this year at Aspalaga Landing in Gadsden County. Volunteers are needed at both locations. Trash bags, gloves, water, snacks, and data cards will be provided. Volunteers should bring sunscreen, bug spray, protective clothing, and sturdy shoes. This years Apalachicola River Cleanup will start at 9 a.m. and end at noon Saturday, Sept. 20. The event is sponsored by the city of Chattahoochee and Apalachicola Riverkeeper. For information, contact Susan Macken susan@ apalachicolariverkeeper.org; 850-653-8936. To volunteer, contact the following site leaders: Aspalaga Landing, Aspalaga Road Contact: Steve Cutshaw/Robert Crombie Torreya State Park 850-643-2674 River Landing Park, River Landing Road (Hardees) in Chattahoochee Contact: Leigh Brooks, 850-663-4361; Karen Marsh 850-663-8751 Apalachicola Riverkeeper is a member-supported watchdog organization dedicated to the restoration and protection of the Apalachicola River and Bay and the only organization whose sole mission is to preserve this spectacular natural resource for future generations. Ocean Conservancy educates and empowers citizens to take action on behalf of the ocean. From the Arctic to the Gulf of Mexico to the halls of Congress, Ocean Conservancy brings people together to nd solutions for our water planet. Apalachicola Riverkeepers plan annual cleanup
24A GADSDEN C OUNTY T IMES THURSDAY, S EPTEMBER 11, 2014 WWW GADCOTIMES COM 000J820 000J0MP ENTER TO WIN Entry Form Name . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . City . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Zip . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Drop off or Mail entries to: The Gadsden County Times c/o Sesame Street 15 S. Madison St. Quincy, FL 32351 All entries must be the original ad from the newspaper, no photocopies. Enter as often as you would like. All entries must be delivered or postmarked by Sept. 19, 2014. Employees and family of The Gadsden County Times and its affiliates are not eligible to win. Winners will be contacted by Sept. 22, 2014. No purchase is necessary Tickets to See Sept. 24, 2014 The Havana 4H is having open enrollment. The 4H year starts Sept 1, 2014. Check us out on Facebook or call 875-7255 to inquire about enrollment forms. Havana 4H ended the year with a community service project at a Second Harvest distribution site. The group unloaded a truck load of food. They packed boxes and got the boxes ready for distribution. The group got a chance to use box cutters to reinforce the bottom of the boxes because the boxes were packed with a plethora of goodies. The group sorted the goods after unloading the truck. The 4h group ranges in age from 5 to 18. The Havana 4H had an exciting year participating in 4H day at the Capitol, hay bale completion at the North Florida Fair, Camp Cherry Lake, Holiday Hay ride, MLK celebration in Havana, Lego robotics at the public library, Go Red for Heart Association, horseback riding and fun at the Havana Pumpkin Fest. The moral of the story: The Havana 4H had a good year. Its time for the kickoff of the Gadsden County 4-H program year. Program leaders are geared up and looking forward to serving the youth in our community. The rst meeting is a great time for parents and youth to meet club leaders, ask questions and provide input. Meetings are as follows: Q Livestock Club Tuesday, Sept. 9, regular meetings held second Tuesday at 7 p.m.Q Saddle Club Thursday, Sept. 18; regular meetings held third Thursday. 6:30 p.m.Q Shooting Sports Club rst meeting will start at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16; regular meetings held rst Monday, 7 p.m. Meetings are t the Gadsden County Extension Of ce, 2140 W. Jefferson St., Quincy. Havana Community Club to be announced. 4-H membership is available to all youth ages 5-18 without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, handicap or national origin. Visit us on the web at http://gadsden.ifas.u .edu, on Facebook @ Gadsden County 4-H or call our of ce 850-875-7261. Gearing up for 4H fun, learning L INDA L EE J ONES Special to the Times A group of Havana 4H memners pose for a photo. Photo submittedSign up now for 4H in Gadsden County