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Jail Notes .........9A
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Aprroximately 45 percent of registered voters participated in the Primary
Election on Sept. 5. There were 2,536 votes on Election Day, 344 early
votes, 616 absentee votes and 11 other votes for a total of 3,507 votes.
City and County continue negotiations
for fire protection services
The. Hamilton County Commissioners
and Jasper City Manager Kent Cichon
have been negotiating a new interlocal
agreement for fire protection services pro-
vided by the City in unincorporated areas
of the County since July. The original
agreement ended on Aug. 12, but the City
granted an extension that will end on Mon-
day, Sept. 11.
In a letter dated Aug. 1, the Board of
County Commissioners requested a public
meeting with the City Council "to discuss
services the City of Jasper provides to
Hamilton County and those Hamilton
County provides to the City of Jasper." Ci-
chon notified the Board that the members
of the Council directed him to meet with
the Commissioners and discuss the new
In response, the Board sent another letter
to the City Council asking for a public
meeting. The letter, dated Aug. 4, states,
"The County has been advised, by the City
Manager, that the City Council will not
meet with the County to review and con-
sider those very important maters which,
see Fire, Page 2A
Sonny Scaff 1,907
RB Davis 1,287
Donald Rudser 286
Randy Ogburnm 440
Florine Roberts 256
Donald Fenneman 325
Tracy Moody 307
South Hamilton Elementary
ranks eighth in state for
improved school grades
Mike Adams 336
Wanda Miley 260
Adams will face
Wilber Rye in the
General Election on
Phillip Jackson 349
Damon Deas 305
Martha Butler 283
Jackson and Deas
are slated for a run-
off in the General
Election on Nov. 7.
Joyce La w Shaw 326
Larry Carver 307
Ensley Newsome 72
Shaw and Carver are
slated for a run-off in
the General Election
on Nov. 7.
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highest increase in school grade. Photo: Rob Wolfe
South Hamilton Elementary
(SHE) was recognized by
ment of Education What a gil
as one qf the top
schools in Florida accompli,
for making for South
progress in student
achievement. These Hamilton
schools were hon- Elementa
ored for the highest Principal Way
increase in total
points for school
grades when com-
pared to last year.
SHE placed eighth in the top 50 com-
bination schools, with an increase of 80
points over last year's grade.
"What a great accomplishment for
South Hamilton Elementary," Principal
Waylon Bush said. "Congratulations to
the faculty and staff for a
fabulous job. We talked
tat in orientation about we
ent are just as good (and bet-
"ment 1 ter) as anyone else in
Florida and you have
proved it again."
Governor Jeb Bush con-
V. tacted SHE to congratu-
late the school on its out-
The school was presented
a 2006 Florida School
Recognition Award for innovation and
commitment to achieving higher acade-
mic performance for all students.
see South, Page 2A
-- Laura Dees, Hamilton County Super-
visor of Elections, would like to thank
everyone who attended the Election
Night Gala at the Hamilton County
Courthouse Annex. Sheextends a spe-
cial thanks to those who participated in
the event: VFW Post #8095 Comman-
der Lamar Royals opened the evening
with prayer; the Hamilton County
High School'ROTC presented the col-
ors; Veterans Administration Represen-
tative Herbert Lumpkin read a patriotic
poem and led the Pledge of Allegiance;
Amber Jones sang the National Anthem
and led the Central Elementary School
in several songs; Martha Ard called out
the results; and Chuck Burnett orches-
trated the sound system.
The General Election will be held on
Tuesday, Nov. 7. Books are open until
Oct. 10 for registration to vote. Early,
voting begins Oct. 23. You can send re-
quests for absentee ballots now and
the Supervisor of Elections office will
mail the ballots out when they are re-
Visit www.hamiltonvotes.com for
.Vote early or vote absentee or vote at
the polls just vote!
Pony found dead in White Springs
Possibly killed by a bear
On Wednesday, Aug.
23, when Milton Mizell
went out before daylight
to see what his dogs were
barking at, he didn't ex-
pect to find his pony half-
eaten. According to
Mizell, .something had at-
tacked the miniature
.pony, which weighed
about 600 pounds, and.
had eaten its stomach and
Mizell, who lives on 141
SE Blvd. off CR 25A out-
side of White Springs,
contacted the Fish and
Wildlife Commission who
sent Game Warden Jere-
my Dixon to investigate.
Although there were no
tracks on the hard-packed
ground, Dixon found claw
marks on a tree nearby
and signs of bear scat. The
pony was probably killed
quickly, Dixon said.
Although Dixon set
traps for the- bear three
nights, the bear did iot
return. He will continue
to monitor the area, but
he suspects that it has
Dixon said that bears
travel in the area near the
Suwannee River where
Mizell lives. Bears do not
usually go near houses or
people, according to
Dixon. He said that bears
usually look out for their
stomachs and he thinks
that it took advantage of
the tethered pony.
"It's kind of scary,"
Mizell said. "To think that
something would have a
enough nerve to tackle a
horse. It could do the
same to a person walking
around outside. It was re-
ally strong because it
dragged the horse almost
10 feet after killing it."
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PAGE 2A THE JASPER NEWS, Jasper, FL THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2006
We are nearing a crucial
point for the availability of
the services we provide
here at the Business Enter-
prise Center. We would
like to take this opportuni-
ty to thank,each and every
one of you for allowing us
the opportunity to assist
you in your quest for en-
trepreneurship or help
with your existing busi-
ness. We have provided
literature, ideas, work-
shops and offered various
websites and links to assist
you in your.journey. We
hope the information has
As we approach this im-
portant time our program
is up for review to see if it
should be continued. We
would like to hear from
you by email or written
letters how this program
has affected you and your
It has been a great plea-
sure working with each
and everyone of you and
we hope you will take the
time to help us continue
this program so we can'
continue serving the future
and present business own-
ers of Suwannee, Hamil-
ton, Lafayette and Madi-
son. Please send your
emails to hubzone@suwan-
neechamber.com or feel
free to drop it off at our of-
fice located at the Suwan-
nee County Chamber of
Commerce building at 816
South Ohio Avenue Live
Oak. Or we invite you to
attend the Suwannee
County Chamber of Com-
merce meeting Thursday,
Sept. 14, at 7:40 am.
Continued From.Page 1A
"The 2006 Florida School
Recognition Program re-
wards schools that receive
an A or improve one letter
grade from the previous
school year," Gov. Bush
said. "Your school is a
proven leader in providing
a quality learning environ-
ment that allows all stu-
dents to reach their full po6-
tential. Your success
United Way kicks off annual
fundraising campaign Sept.
United Way of Suwannee Valley cordially in- off event by today Sept. 7. The cost of the dinner support of services
vites all business leaders and community mem- is $10 per person for both adults and children. or threatened with 1
bers to attend our annual community fundrais- Tables of eight can be reserved by either families able the Success By
ing campaign kick-off event at 5:30 p.m. on or businesses. Make checks payable to United enting education sk
Thursday, Sept. 14, at Lake City Community Way of Suwannee Valley, Inc., 325 NE Hernan- hood development;
College's Pine Square. This year's United Way do Ave., Suite 102, Lake City, FL 32055. The staff to the Suwann<
community fundraising campaign theme is United Way office telephone number is 752- ery Committee assist
"What Matters." 5604. unable to recover fr
The event is family oriented and will again United Way of Suwannee Valley is a cormmu- laborates with the c
feature activities for children including balloon nity impact organization focused on identifying ment offices to supp
creations, clowns, ring toss, duck pond and tat- and addressing community health and human readiness, response
toos to name a few. The dinner, which will be service needs. United Way provides financial the Emergency FooG
served at 6 p.m., will be catered by Chartwell's support to 22 local affiliated agencies; serves as program.
Food Service. Entertainment will include the the local homeless coalition, which develops the Our community's
Lake City Community College Choir. local homeless continuum of care plan and posi- ables the continued
RSVP with payment for the United Way kick- tions the community to receive grant funds in agencies and Unitec
for those who are homeless
homelessness; makes avail-
6 initiative to promote par-
ills in support of early child-
coordinates and serves as
ee Valley Long-Term Recov-
sting those who have been
om the 2004 hurricanes; col-
ounty Emergency Manage-
port community disaster
and recovery; and facilitates
d and Shelter Program board
support of United Way en-
services of the affiliated
d Way community initiatives.
E-Medicine provides better, faster patient care
By Melissa Ross
In an age when some use the In-
ternet for everything from order-
ing groceries to getting the day's
headlines, the old-fashioned visit
to the doctor is slowly being sup-
plemented by a higher-tech op-
It's called e-Medicine, and it's
catching on across the Sunshine
State, as patients with routine
medical questions or prescription
needs discard time-consuming of-
fice visits for a simple click of the.
keyboard and swipe of the mouse.
Whether it's scheduling an ap-
pointment, requesting or receiving,
lab and test results, refilling a pre-
scription, or even having a conver-
See Page 8A ents.
demonstrates, a comnmit-
ment to academic achieve-
ment and serves as a model
tor providing the high cal-
iber of education all Florida
students deserve. \Ve are'
proud of SHE's accom-.
The governor's office ex-
tended their warmest con-'
gratulations and sincere
thanks to SHE's staff,
school advisory council,
students, and families for
their hard work and dedi-
cation to the success of,
station with your doctor about
your diagnosis, e-Medicine is the
wave of the future, say both physi-
cians and patients who like its con-
"This is a tool that saves so much
time," 'said Dr. Robert MirSky, a
family physician and senior med-
ical director for Blue Cross and
Blue Shield of Florida, which re-
cently began offering the online
option statewide. "For all of those
end-of-day, after-hours and week-
end calls from patients, you can
get more information from this"
technology than from an answer-
ing service or a phone call from a,
patient. It's a great way to extract a-
lot of information while easily re-
training a paper trail or e-trail, so to
In addition to ordering refills,
the range of benefits includes
what's called a "webVisit" a clin-
ically structured online process for
non-urgent care. For these virtual
office visits, patients pay the same
out-of-pocket amounts that they
would pay for-a face-to-face office
appointment under their current
benefit plans but enjoy the conve-
nience of securely accessing care
from their own doctor online.
What if, in the course of the 'we-
bVisit,' the doctor determines the
patient needs care beyond the rou-
"W\Ve need to stress that this ser-
vice is a great tool," said Mirsky.
"It can accomplish so much quick-
ly for both doctor and patient.
Sometimes, though, it can lead to
the recommendation that a patient
come in for an office visit for a
more detailed interaction."
"This is'not tele-medicine. It has
the ability to attach informative
text brochures but there is no
video component. It doesn't re-
quire a whole lot of advanced tech-
nical resources on the part of the
patient or the physician," added
To find out more about e-Mledi-
cine ask your doctor if he or she is
,a participant in the program, :or
/ ,( t om. "
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eet, trusting, kind.
.are three words most
e use to describe their
parents or grandpar-
growing number of people
are adding the word "vic-
tim" to the list. -
According to theU.S. De-
partment of Justice's Bu-'
reau of Justice Statistics.,
each year, tens of. thou-
.sand- of senior citizens are
victimized by crimes moti-
vated by economic gain.
Thieves frequently target
-eniors for the crimes of
burglary, robbery and per-
sonal theft; sweepstakes
and telemarketing fraud;
and identity theft.
Experts say most of the
people -who fall victim to
these crimes 'do so because
they are too trusting. Use
the following ten tips to
help protect yourself from
Elect to 'have your social
security check deposited
directly into your account.
This not only allow faster
access to the funds, but
eliminates the need for
traveling to the bank.
Take advantage of auto-
mated bill paying services.
Bills can be paid with cred-
it cards, debit cards or even
with a check-by-phone
. If you need cash, get it at
a store \\here you're shop-
ping anyway by \writing a
check for 'more than the to-
tal amount. You can also
get :'cash from a bank
branch inside a grocery
If you end up going to an
actual bank, and don't feel
comfortable in the neigh-,
borhood it's in, ask one of
the employees to walk you
back to your car.
If you elect to, use an.
ATNI machine, go to one in
a shopping mall or in front
of a- grocery store where
there are a lot of people
around. Shield the front of
the machine so your PIN
number is protected.
If your credit cards
and /or checks become lost,
immediately call the issu-
ing company to have the
card(s) invalidated and the
* On the Internet, never
give away personal infor-
mation to someone you
meet in a chat room. They
could use .it to commit
.Beware of spyware and
don't download files sent
to you from unknown
sources. They may contain
a virus. Computer viruses
can erase hard drives, lock
up entire systems, steal in-
formation and more.
Beware of home repair
scam artists. Before hiring a
contractor to do work on
your home, check them out
with the Better Business
Bureau and check their ref-
Before inviting a sales-
person into your home,
have a family member or
trusted friend available to
join you in the. meeting,
and tell him or her ahead of
time that you don't want to
make, any firm commit-
ments that day.
Continued From Page 1A
in fact, involve not only:
possible property loss.and
damage but could well in-
volve serious personal in-
jury as well as loss of life ...
The Board is discouraged
that the Jasper City Council
will not meet with the
Board to .discuss fire pro-
tection services provided
by one, unit of local govern-
ment to another unit of lo-
cal government, and, indi-
'rectly, the cooperation be-
tween the County's fire ser-
vices and the, City of
Jasper's fire services."
'The Commissioners and.
Cichon met on Aug. 21 at
the Jasper City Hall to .con-
tinue negotiations. The
only City Council member
.in attendance was ice-
Mayor Edna Burnham,
who stated that she was
there to listen and observe.
"It seems as if the City
doesn't want to cooperate,"
Adams said. "Why aren't
Cichon said that it was
his job to negotiate and
give the Council recohn-
Adams offered the City a
proposal of $64,000 per
year with no per call fee.
Cichon said that he could
not justify that proposal to
the citizens, of Jasper. He
indicated that he wants the
county to pay as nauch as
$90,000 per year over the
next five years an 80 per-
cent increase over the ap-'
proximately $50,000 the
County paid the City last
year. According to Cichon,
the cost of the calls 'made
by the City to areas located
outside the municipality
totaled $122,625, about
two-thirds of the city's total
expenses last year for fire
The County has submit-
ted the proposal in writing,
for. approval by the City,
but at a Board meeting on
Aug. 28, they. discussed
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other ways to' provide fire
services to'the Jasper Fire
District if an agreement is.
not reached. One alterna-
tive would be to set up a
County Fire Department to
answer calls in those areas
of the district that are locat-
ed outside the city limits.
County Fire Coordinator
Henry Land said since the
Bellville Fire Department:
has the fewest calls, the
County would use their fire
engine until another truck
could be bought.
The ,City owns most of
the gear and equipment
used by the; firefighters in
the Jasper Fire District, ac-
cording to Land. The com-
Land to buy eight sets of
bunker gear for the fire-
fighters who would re-
spond to calls outside the'
city limits. They also told
him to determine what
trucks and other equip-
ment would be needed to
establish a fire station.
If an agreement cannot
be reached and the County
does have to set up a new
fire station, some firefight-
ers say. that the ISO (Insur-
ance Services Office, Inc.)
ratings for the city and the
county will probably in-
crease. Currently the City.
has an ISO -rating of six,
while- ratings in the county
vary from 7 to 9.
www.iso.com, ISO collects
and analyzes information
about municipal fire-protec-
tion efforts in communities
throughout: the United
States.' They then assign a
Public Protection Classifica-
tion (PPC) from 1 'to. 10,
with Class 1 representing
exemplary public protec-
tion and Class 10 indicating
that the area's fire-suppres-
sion program doesn't meet
ISO's minimum criteria.'
Almost all US insurance.
companies use ISO PPC rat-
ings to calculate premiums,
according to the website. In
general, the price of fire in-
surance in a community
with a good ISO PPC is sub-
stantially lower than 'in a
community with a poor ISO
PPC, assuming all other fac-
tors are equal.
On average across the
country, the cost of fire loss-
es for homeowners policies
in communities graded
Class 9 is 65 percent higher
than in communities grad-
ed Class 5, according to loss
data collected by ISO from
insurance companies for ac-
cident years 1994 to 1998. If
a community improved
from Class 9 to Class 5,
homeowners could expect
their premiums for fire in-
surance to drop substantial-.
The City Council will dis-
cuss the interlocal agree-
ment at their regulate meet-
ing on Monday, Sept. 11, at,
6 p.m. at Jasper City Hall;
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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2006
THE JASPER NEWS, Jasper, FL
Frank "The Happy Clown" Richards
entertained the residents and staff
of the Suwannee Valley Nursing
Center last month. Everyone had a
good time laughing at his antics.
Vivian Manning is recieving a hug and a rose from "The Happy Clown."
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SEdna Knapp gets a big hug.
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Fred Andrews gives "The Happy Clown" a hearty hand shake.
Disaster preparedness for those with special needs
Do you or a family mem-
ber have a disability? Will
you be responsible for the
care of an elderly adult in
the case of an emergency or
disaster? Do you have
small children that will
need extra supplies and
care in the event of a hurri-
cane? If the answer to any
of these questions is "yes,"
then you should .consider
now what extra steps, to
take in your disaster plan.
"It is vital to prepare for
any special needs that you
or a member of your family
may have," said Scott Mor-
ris, FEMA's Director of,
Florida Long-Term Recov-
Florida law requires that
evacuation assistance be
available to individuals
with special needs. If you
require special assistance
and have no family or
friends available to help in
the event of an evacuation,
you may qualify for evacu-
ation assistance services. If
this is the case, you should
register with the local
agency before disaster
."It is critical that Flori-
da's most vulnerable resi-
.dents and their caregivers
take the time now to plan,"
said Department of Elder
Affairs Secretary Carble
Green. "Those with special
needs often require addi-
tional measures of prepara-
tion, such as medication or
special transportation. By
planning ahead of a storm,
all of our residents can re-
main safe and secure this
for those with family mem-
bers with disabilities:
Make prior arrangements
with your physician or
check with your oxygen
supplier about emergency
plans for those on respira-
tors or other electric-pow-
ered' medical equipment.,
Be sure to have electrical
back-up for any medical
Maintain a two-week
supply of such, items as
dressings, nasal cannulas
and suction catheters, as
well as prescription and.
Keep copies of your med-
ical ,records and prescrip-
tions for medical equip-
ment, supplies and medica-
Keep extra contact lenses
and supplies, extra eye-
glasses and extra batteries
for hearing aids.
Considerations for those
with small children:
. Assemble extra items in
your disaster .supply kit,
such as diapers, baby for-
mula, medications, favorite
books, crayons and .paper,
puzzles, favorite toys, fa-
vorite blanket or pillow,
pictures of family and pets
and any other items that
will comfort your children.
Remember that. chil-
dren's fears often can stem
from their imagination -
fears they may be separat-
ed from family, someone
will be injured or killed, or
they will be left alone.
Communication is very im-
portant in maintaining
your children's mental
well-being in times of cri-
Also, keep a copy of your
records, including the date
of their last Tetanus-diph-
Considerations for those
who are responsible for the
care of senior citizens:
Remember to help se-
niors who live alone. They
may need help evacuating
from their home, preparing
for a : storm" and dealing
with. the aftermath of a dis-
If an older adult lives in
an assisted living facility or
nursing home, you should
contact the administrator to
learn about the disaster.
plan for that facility..
Make -special arrange-
ments to receive warnings
for the hearing impaired.
Plan for special assistance
to get to a shelter for the
People without vehicles
should make arrangements
for transportation. Take
steps to ensure you main-
tain an adequate emer-
gency food supply for spe-
cial dietary needs.
with special needs should
create a network of neigh-
bors, relatives, friends and
coworkers to aid you in an
emergency. Discuss your
needs and make sure
everyone knows how to op-
erate necessary equipment.
More information re-
-garding disaster plans and
planning for special needs
can be found at www.flori-
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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2006
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If a person's worth is based on the friends they have
then our family is wealthy indeed. On behalf of our
daughter, Angela, and her children, Rebecca and Eli,
the family expresses our sincere gratitude .from the
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during her months of confinement in the Atlanta and
To everyone who had any part in helping with the
fund-raiser, no matter how large or small, our love and
gratitude to all of you. A big "thank you" to all who
sent cards and letters. They were a welcome sight so far
from home. They helped to lift our spirits and Angela's
All the praise goes to our Heavenly Father for hear-
ing, answering and honoring all the prayers of the
Saints that were sent up on her behalf and guiding the
surgeons' hands to restore her back to normal. She is
now in rehab at South Georgia Medical Center. The
next step will be home.
Jesus said, If you have done it unto the least of one
of these, you have done it unto me." Hamilton County,
you have indeed honored him.
Our eternal thanks to you. We will never forget this.
Shirley and Wayne Smith
The family of Angela Howell
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By Jeff Cordero Nerw Hope Baptist Church
Why me Lord?
After living what I felt
was a "decent" life, my
time on earth came to the
end. The first thing I re-
member is sitting on a
bench in the waiting room
of what I thought to be a
courthouse. The doors
opened and I was instruct-
ed to come in and have a
seat by the defense table.
As I looked around I saw
the "prosecutor." He was a
villainous looking gent
who snarled as he stared at
me. He definitely was the
most evil person I have
ever seen. I sat down and
looked to my left and there
sat my attorney, a kind and
gentle looking man whose
appearance seemed so fa-
miliar to me, I felt I knew
The corner door flew
open and there appeared
the Judge in full flowing
robes. He commanded an
awesome presence as He
moved across the room; I
couldn't take my eyes off
Him. As He took His seat
,behind the bench, He said,
"Let us begin."
The prosecutor rose and
said, "My name is Satan
and I am here to show you
why this man belongs in
hell." He proceeded to tell
of lies that I told, things
that I stole, and in the past
when I cheated others. Sa-
tan told of other horrible
perversions that were once
in my life and the more he
spoke, the further down in
my seat I sank. I was so em-
barrassed that I couldn't
look at anyone, even my
own attorney, as the Devil
told of sins that even I had
completely forgotten about.
As upset as I was at Satan
for telling all these things
about me, I was equally up-
set at my attorney who sat
there silently not offering
any form of defense at all. I
know I had been guilty of
those things, but I had done
some good in my life;
couldn't that at least equal
out part of the harm I'd
Satan finished with a fury
and said, "This man be-
longs in hell, he,is guilty of
all that I have charged and
there is not a person who
can prove otherwise."
When it was His turn, my
attorney first asked if He
might approach the bench.
The Judge allowed this
over the strong objection of
Satan, and beckoned Him
to come forward. As He got
up and started walking, I
was able to see Him in His
full splendor and majesty. I
, realized why He seemed so
familiar; this was Jesus rep-
resenting me, my Lord and
He stopped at the bench
and softly said to the Judge,
"Hi, Dad," and then He
-turned to address the court.
"Satan was correct in say-
ing that this man had
sinned; I won't deny any of
these allegations. And, yes,
the wage of sin is death,
and this man deserves to be
Jesus took a deep breath
and turned to his father
with outstretched arms and
proclaimed, "However, I
died on the cross so that
this person might have
eternal life and he has ac-
cepted Me as his Savior, so
he is Mine." My Lord con-
tinued with, "His name is
written in the book of life
and no one can snatch him
from Me. Satan still does
not understand yet. This
man is not to be given jus-
tice, but rather mercy."
As Jesus sat down, He
quietly paused, looked at
His Father and said, "There
is nothing else that needs to
be done. I've done it all."
, The Judge lifted His
mighty hand and slammed
the gavel down. The fol-
lowing words bellowed
from His lips, "This man is
free. The penalty for him
has already been paid in
full. Case dismissed."
As my Lord led me away,
I could hear Satan ranting,
and raving, "I won't give
up, I will win the next one."
I asked Jesus as He gave
me my instructions where
to go next, "Have You ever
lost a case?"
Christ lovingly smiled
and said, "Everyone that
has come to Me and asked
Me to represent them has
received the same verdict.
as you, 'paid in full.' "
Stop telling God how big
your storm is. Instead, tell
the storm how big your
presents David Milam
The White Spring-
Folk Club is, kicking off
it-. secondd season on Sat-
urday. Sept. 16 at 7-30
p.m.. with Da, id Nlil-
am. songwriter of year
tor 2005. Milam plays
about 100 gigs a year at
coffee houses, house
and festivals and has
won awards foi his song
wr-iting and for his fin-
gers~yle guitar playing.
Glowing up sur-
rounded by relatives
playing guitar, banio,
harmonica, and singing
blue-, coLuntry, gospel
and folk muL.ic, it is little
wonder that David's
musical .,tvle is-, as he
would put it, "all lover
the road." Participating
in boy's choirs, a cappel-
la groups, and, as a
teenager during voice
training, with NMetropol-
itan Opera singer Cleo
Pettis, he further in-
creased his knowledge
and skill of vocal music.
The event will take
place at the Telford Ho-
tel located at 3 River
Street in White Springs.
Admission will be
$12.50 per person and
reception and refresh-
F.or more information
call Walter McKenzie at
" 386-303-1394 or e-mail
Several area musicians
will perform, a benefit con-
cert at the Wardlaw-Smith-
Goza Conference Center
(The Mansion) on Sunday,
Sept. 10, to benefit the
North Florida Community
College (NFCC) Founda-
tion Music Scholarship. En-
titled "Jazz in the Mansion"
the concert begins at 3 p.m.
and includes a special after-
noon: of jazz, pop classics
Fundraiser tickets are $15
per person. Checks can be
made to NFCC Foundation
Music Scholarship Fund.
Scholarships will be award-
ed to NFCC music students
who participate in the Sen-
tinel Singers and Jazz. En-
semble student perfor-
For more information
contact Dr. Rebecca Burkart
at 850-973-1643 or e-mail
NFCC begins season with "An Evening
with Caribbean Sound"
Spend "An Evening with Caribbean Sound" at North
Flirida'Coinmuruty Colle'g '6niThifrsaiy,;Sept."14.'The' -
Caribbean Sound Steel Drum and World Music Ensemble
performance begins at 7 p.m. at Van H. Priest Auditorium
and jump starts an exciting season of entertainment.
For more information or to purchase tickets call 850-
973-1653, email ArtistSeries@nfcc.edu or visit
www.nfcc.edu, keyword Artist Series.
Gospel meetings at
Church of Christ
The Jasper lTurch of Chri-tt 'l'fl
hold gospel meetings Sunday through
Wednesday, Sept. 10-13 at 6 p.m. at
808 NW 3rd St. n Jasper.
For more information call 792-2277
Learn how to make an Ap-
palachian market basket in a one-
day workshop on Saturday Sept.-
"' 23. at Stephen Foster Folk Culture
Center State Park.
The market basket is a large,
rectangular basket with a center-
handle. Basket maker Katie
A rram will teach the class from
9:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. The fee of
$30 includes all materials, instruc-
tion ana admission to'the park.
All" tools necessary for the class
will be provided'bythe instructor.
Students are encouraged to wear,
comfortable clothes and bring a
To register for the class call 397-
1920 or visit www.StephenrFos-
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FIRST ADVENT CHRISTIAN
N W. 15in Avenue Jasper
Rev Fran Wood
Sunday School ........... 10 o a m.
Morning Worship. .... 11 00 a m.
Prayer Fellowship ....... .....:630 p.m.
CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH
1/2 mile East on Hwy. 6, Jasper, FI,32052
792-2275 S. Wendell Hill, Pastor
Sunday School..............i10:00 aro..
Morning Worship.......... ..11:00 a.m.
Children's Church................11:00 a.m.,
Church Training......................6:00 p.m.
Evening Worship,...................7:00 p.m.
Prayer Meeting. 7 0) p.m.
JASPER FIRST BAPTIST
207 N.E. 2nd Street, Jasper 792-2658
Pastor: Bill Floyd
Sunday School 9:45 a.n.
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Prayer Meeting 6:30 p.m.
SUNRISE BAPTIST CHURCH
U.S. 129 3 miles North of Jasper
Pastor: Rev. Gene Speight
Bible Study 9:30 a.m.
Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
Church 11:00 a.m.
NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH
SR 6 West, 6592 NW 48th St.,,
Jennings, FL 32053
Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening Worship, Youth Happening,
RA's, GA's 6:00 p.m.
Supper 6:00 p.m.
Prayer Meeting, Discipleship class for adults,
Youth activities, Children's Choirs.....6:30 p.m.
Van pick-up upon request 226963-F
FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH
13159SE CR 137 Jasper FL
Paslor-Avin Milter Prore I38t.) 792-2.470
, Sunday Scho,-:i 10 0' am.
Sunday Worshr.p II O0 ) m '
Evening Worship...................6:00 p.m.
. Prayer Servi,:i: 7 30Ipm
CHURCH OF CHRIST
N.W. 3rd St., Jasper
S" Bldg.: 792-2277
Sunday School 9:30 a.m.
Morning Worship...... ..............10:30 a.m.
Evening Worship6....... :..6:00 p.m.
.Evening 6:00 p.m.
NEW BETHEL AME CHURCH,
604 SW 6th Ave., Jasper, FL 32053
Rev. Ron Rawls
Church School 10:00 a.m.
New Members Class.................10:00 a.m.
Worship Service 11:00 a.m.
'Communion every 1st Sunday
Bible-Study 7:00 p.m.
Choir Rehersal 6:30 p.m.
FIRST UNITED METHODIST
405 Central Ave,, Jasper, FL
Pastor Dale Ames
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship.. ................. 11:00 a.m.
Bible Study 4:45 p.m.
Choir Practice 6:00 p.m.
Family Night Dinner 3rd Wednesday
JASPER CHURCH OF GOD
408 P3lmeno Ave. Jasper 792-2312
Pasior. Michael Win
Sunday School ... ... 10 00a.m.
Morning Worship. .... 11.00 a.m.
Sunday Evening 6:00 p.m.-
'Wed Family Training. .7:00 p.m.
Ministering 10 all ages
4520 NW CR 146, Jennings, FL 32053
Pastor: Robert Carter
Sunday School . .. .945 a m
Worship .. 0.......1100 am
Evening Service 6:00 p.m.
Prayer Meeting 7:00.p.m.
407 Harley SI, Hwy 6E
P.O. Box 1512, Jasper, FL
Pastor Jerry Thomason
Phone:- (386) 792-3833 or 792-3831
Morning Worship..................10:30 a.m.
Bible Study (all age groupsi...............7:00 p.m. -
Call Church for Directions
ST. THERESE CATHOLIC CHURCH
Three miles north of Jasper U.S. 41
P.O. Box 890, Jasper,*FL 32052
Rectory U.S. 80 E.,
Live Oak, FL :
Sunday MASS 8:00 a.m.
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
204 N.W. 3rd Avenue, Jasper, 792-2258 -
Pastor: Rev. Doug Hilliard, 792-84,12
Sunday School ........................ 10:00 a.m.
Worship Service..........................11:00 a.m.
. Prayer in.Fellowship Hall...............9:00 a.m.
Choir Practice 7:30 p.m.
Basket workshop begins
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THE JASPER NEWS, Jasper, FL
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~ Kiwanis "
Bill Pepper, Lt. Governor,-Division IV, Florida Kiwanis
Clubs, spoke at a weekly Kiwanis meeting recently. The
Kiwanis meet every Wednesday at noon at the JRE Lee
Administration Complex. Photo:.Rob Wolfe
NFCC hosts concert to
raise scholarship money
rA-rM A rEO P N....- -- -
By Lillian Norris
Several years ago when I
worked with the Jasper
News full-time as manag-
ing editor, we learned that
if a flag became damaged
or worn too badly to feel it
appropriate to be in use,
there were suitable ways to
dispose of the flag. As I re-
call, a ceremony was held
at Greenwood School, a
flag burning, conducted by
Sgt. Biggs can't remember
if it was during the time he
was at the high school or
after his retirement. Re-
cently I spoke with Lamar
Royals, Commander of
VFW Post #8095, asking if
he could take care of a flag
that we had felt needed to
be replaced. He agreed to
handle this for me.
On Monday afternoon
when the flag was deliv-
ered to him, he was very
excited, asking if I could
please put a note of thanks
in the Jasper News that the
fundraising for the "raising
of the roof" has been taken
care of. Enough money has
been received to pay for the
work; the papers have been
signed for work to be start-
ed on the. re-roofing job.
Lamar wishes to express
appreciation for you folks
who have helped make this
possible, as 'do all of us
who have enjoyed various
functions there over the
Through' the efforts of
Lamar, and others, the
fundraisers and interested
citizens, it has not taken as
long as it was feared it
would to be able to take
care of this much needed
repair to the building. We
look forward to many more
years of service and plea-
sure in this facility. Lamar
has worked very hard,
spearheading this project
so that we can all appreci-
ate anr enjoy this facility.
I remember when I first
moved to Jasper, 47 years
ago, it was a "gathering
place." For a while more re-
cently it became idle for
much of the time, and
when it got busy again the
needs were more notice-
able, and it will be buzzing
again with gatherings.
Thanks again to all who
helped in any way to make
Another "thanks" to the
Jasper Fire Department. On
Labor day, as usual, mem-
bers of the department,
their wives, families and
friends, were out with their
"boots" collecting for Mus-
cular Dystrophy and other
dreaded diseases. They
have collected for this
cause for a number of
years. As we watched part
of this Telethon we learned
that firefighters over the
country had reached the
$3,000,000 mark in contri-
butions. We are proud to
know that our firefighters
are part of this goal. We al-
ready know that they are
always there when we
need them. We are fortu-
nate to have such a dedicat-
ed group of people in our
As we watched the
Telethon on television, it
came to our attention that
Hitchcocks' Stores are
through their locations.
Allen Hitchcock appeared
on the Gainesville televi-
sion, Channel 5, as he was
answering phones to re-
When you read this the
election will be over. There
will be winners and losers,
and even a need for run-
offs possible. Hope you did
your part and cast your
vote. There really is not any
reason not to vote, what
with absentee ballots, early
voting and all day on Tues-
day. Congratulations to the
winners, and we hope if
there are losers on Tues-
day, they will continue .to
be interested in serving the
community where they are
needed, and we must give
support to those elected.
There is a clean-up move
going on in Jasper. I was
one of the first to be given
'notice to remove a van
from my yard in a certain
length of time, which I did.
Hope everyone else has
done or will do the same.
There. are still many vehi-
cles around town that look
worse than mine did and
have been sitting idle for -a
long time, with weeds.
grown around them. We
had kept the yard clean
around the one in my yard
and I have been trying to
clean up as good as I can.
Sometimes it takes time
and much effort.
Hope you had a great La-
bor Day weekend and are
ready to get back to your
job. If you had a good'
weekend, let me hear about
it. I know many were la-
boring, getting ready for
Have a good week, let
me hear from you!
Lillian Norris 792-2151
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
CONCERNING A SPECIAL EXCEPTION
AS PROVIDED FOR
IN THE TOWN OF WHITE SPRINGS
LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS
BY THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENTS OF THE TOWN OF WHITE
SPRINGS, FLORIDA, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to
Ordinance 98-1, as amended, comments, objections. and
recommendations concerning the following described special ,exception
as provided for in the Town of White Springs Land Development
Regulations will be heard by the Board of Adjustments of the Town of
White Springs, Florida, at a public hearing on Monday, September 18,
2006, at 7:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as this matter can be heard, in
the Town Council Meeting Room, Town Hall, located at 10363 Bridge.
Street, White Springs, Florida.
SE 06-01, a petition by Mrs. Brenda Newsome Williams, to request a
special exception as provided for in Section 4.7.5 of the Land
Development Regulations to' permit the location of a Child Care Center,
in a RESIDENTIAL SINGLE FAMILY/MOBILE HOME (RSF-MH)
zoning district in accordance with an application dated July 24, 2006,
submitted- as part of a petition dated July 24, 2006, to be located on
propertydescribed, as follows:
A parcel of land lying within Section 8, Township 2 South, Range 16
East, Hamilton Count', Florida. Being more particularly described, as
follows: Lot 3, Block 10 ORB 131-301, Goodbread Survey, as recorded
,in the Public Records of Hamilton County, Florida.,
Containing 0.449 acre; more or less.
This public hearing may be, continued to one or more future dates. Any
interested party shall be advised that the date, time and place of any
continuation of this public hearing shall be announced during the public
hearing and that, no further notice regarding this matter will be
published, unless said continuation exceeds six calendar weeks from the
date of the above referenced public hearing.
At the aforementioned public hearing, all interested parties may appear
to be heard with respect to the proposed special exception.
Copies of the petition for the proposed special exception are available
for public inspection at the office of the, Town Manager, Town Hall,
located at 10363 Bridge Street, White Springs, Florida, during regular
All persons are advised that if they decide to appeal any decision made
at the above referenced public hearing, they will need a record of the
.proceedings, and that, for such purpose, they may need to ensure that a
verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the
testimony and e evidence' upon which the appeal is to be based.
By Johnny Bullard
Well, Ernesto, is now a storm of the past
and at this writing, we have a new storm
"John," great name. The storm is brewing
in the Caribbean having already dropped
torrential rains on the Mexican peninsula.
Everyone should remain in hurricane
readiness, as we have a long hurricane
season ahead of us.
Congratulations to South Hamilton Ele-
mentary in White Springs. Of all the
schools in the state of Florida called
"mixed schools" those schools with ele-
mentary and middle or elementary, mid-
dle and high school configuration South
ranked number eight in the entire state of
Florida on gains made on the FCAT last
year. This is quite an accomplishment for
the' school at White Springs. We are very
proud of all' the students and staff mem-
When folks receive this column next
week there will be "joy in the camp" for
some folks in the political races .and, for
others, there will be "sad singing and
slow walking," as it were.
I know how both sets of folks feel, as
I've been on both sides ofit. Politics, at
best, is a fickle business, and when you
sign on to run, you sign on to experience
agony or ecstasy, so you must be pre--
pared for either.. Congratulations to all.
the winners, and to those who did not
win, thank you for caring enough to be a
part of the process. Don't forget about the
General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 7.
Several individuals from White Springs
attended the University of. Florida foot-
ball game on Saturday, Sept. 2, at Ben Hill
Griffin Stadium (to me it will always be
Florida Field). .Among those in atten-
dance, Mrs. Wade (Mary Lou) Bullard,
Juanita Dees, Jerry Lawrence, Amanda
and Laura Leigh Bullard, and I am sure a
host of others I have not mentioned. I
know Mac Pound, as well as Richard and
Judy Hillhouse, are die hard Gator Fans,
and it would not surprise me to know
that they were among the "Gator Faith-
ful" in Gainesville on Saturday.
Speaking. of the "Gator Faithful," I
hope that Hamilton County High School
(HCHS) will consider at some time asking
Alex Brown to serve as Grand Marshall
for the Homecoming Parade. Alex, who
grew up in White Springs, went on to be
a star football player, at HCHS, and later,
the University of Florida, .until he was
drafted by the pros to play in Chicago.
We are all very proud of Alex and wish
HCHS is. continuing to i\work very hard
to better prepare its students .for the fu-
ture. I really appreciate the continuation
of. the Reading 180 program, and the ad-
, edition of some "top notch" reading teach-
ers on staff at the high
S Parents, especially
those at the elementary
SII level, you need to moni-
tor your child's reading
progress and there is no
excuse for you not to
monitor. The educational
system, by law, gives
m more'reading diagnostic
tests than Carter has liv-
er pills, and you can
chart the progress of your child over a pe-
riod of time. Your child needs to be at
school, in class, and on time, to take ad-
vantage of this instruction. If your child is
experiencing difficulty, after school tuto-
rials are available; call your school and
find out. Let's all work together to im-
prove our schools today and each day.
Cindy Foreman, Hamilton County
Chamber of Commerce, phoned me on
Friday asking questions about the stained
glass windows at First Baptist Church,
White Springs. I gave her as much infor-
mation as I could. She related to me of a
lady who has a group interested in
stained glass who wanted to make a tour
of our area and was interested in some of
the stained glass in our local churches.
Hamilton County certainly has a treasure
trove of beautiful stained glass windows
in churches around the county.
I was very impressed by the fact that
National Geographic now has informa-
tion on the Suwannee Wilderness Trail.
This is a huge plus for our area in the way
of the eco-tourism. I hope :many people
go to their website and come and visit
with us right here "way down upon the
Congratulations to Greater Poplar
Springs Baptist Church, on the re-dedica-
tion of the sanctuary. The church'has been
refurbished from 'stem to stern. Services
to mark this momentous accomplishment
in the life of the church were held on Sun-
day, Sept. 3, during the morning worship
hour. We wish everyone well.
Lou Bullard Hanna, Syracuse, New
York, was in the Sunshine State last week
visiting with relatives from Tampa up to
White Springs. Lou and I grew up to-
gether in White Springs and share many
common memories. She is the daughter
of the late J. Lane Bullard, White Springs,
and Don and Beverly Davis, Lake City.
Please remember the following in
prayer: JM Morgan, Wendell Wynn,
Glenwood Bennett, Virginia Daniel, Vir-
ginia Beauchamp, Dorothy Hill, Marie
Hickson, Mae Tomlinson,; Franklin
Fouraker, Isabel Freeman, Gussie
Cheshire, .Ceil Pound, Gaynelle Greene,
Billie ,Payne, Frank McPherson, Gladys
"Granny" Ruh, Ben Register, Justin Hill,
Ella'Taylor, Sarah. Thomas, Verna Mae
Johnson, Tommie Smith, Claude Hall,
Darlene Hall, Wanda Stephens, Trey
Townsend, Suwannee County, Melvin
Sheppard, Lake City, our state, our na-
tion, and our "own" Hamilton County.
.Quote for the week: "Eyen if you are on
the right track, you'll get run over if.you
just sit there."
Have a good week, Hamilton.County -
I love you.
Florida Trail Association meeting September 11
The Suwannee Chapter of the Florida Senior Hydro-geologist for the Suwannee
Trail Association will hold. its monthly River Water Management District. After
meeting. on Monday, Sept. 11, 'at the the program there will be a discussion.
Suwannee River Water Management Dis- about upcoming tours and trips.
trict from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., on US 90 and CR Contact Sylvia Dunnam at 386-362-3256:
49, two miles east of Live Oak. The public or e-mail email@example.com, or
is welcome. call Sam Bigbie at 386-362-5090 or e-mail
The program will, feature Carlos Herd, firstname.lastname@example.org.
UF/IFAS recommends fighting fire with fire
While wildfires pose a se-
rious threat to humans, ani-
Smals and plants, University
of Florida / Institute of Food
and Agricultural Sciences
(UF/IFAS) experts say
fighting fire with fire is an
excellent way to help pre-
In the past half a century,
.changes in Florida's wild-
lands have led to the return
of using prescribed burning
to manage vegetation in the
forests. In Florida, fire is
prescribed for 1.5 to 2 mil-
lion acres of land each year.
There are several factors-
that can increase the spread
of wildfires and the amount
of damage that they do.
Fire requires oxygen, fuel,
and heat to sustain itself. In
wildfires, the fuel generally
is provided by plants and
shrubs, and if there is an
abundance *of fire-prone
plant life, the chances of a
wildfire increase greatly.
One of the advantages of
prescribed burning is the
controlled removal of the
fuel that would allow a
wildfire to spread.. Pre-
scribed burning is also one
of the most important and
cost-effective tools used to
manage Florida's forested
lands for wildlife.
However, as. useful as
prescribed burning is, there
are still some safety con-
cerns and regulations to
keep in mind when con-
ducting prescribed burning
such as the possibilities of
fire spreading to adjacent
properties and smoke in-
trtision in populated areas.
burning is not allowed by
the Division of Forestry or
DOF, the agency that regu-
lates prescribed burning.
permits, when hot, dry
weather conditions or an
abundance of fuel would
increase the' chances that
the fire could spread. In ad-
dition, state and local agen-
cies must monitor the air
for pollutants to ensure that
it meets the National Ambi-
ent Air Quality Standards,
as established by the 1970
Federal Clean Air Act.
The best times to burn are
from winter through'
spring. Colder weather,
dormant season burns are
often best for controlling
heavy .fuel loads, or for
burning vegetation that has
a low volatility and high
moisture content in spring.
Growing season bums are
best, for controlling hard-
wood underbrush, as long
as the fuel load is moderate.
In order to conduct a pre-
scribed bum in the state,
authorization -must be re-
ceived from DOF. Before
seeking authorization, a
burner must prepare a bum
plan, which includes perti-
nent information like loca-
tion, size and description of
area to be burned, amount
and type of vegetation, and
a weather analysis.
All prescribed fires must
have adequate fire breaks
around the burn area, have
adequate personnel and fire
control equipment, remain
within the authorized area,
have someone present until
the fire is completely extin-
guished and have permis-
sion from the landowner.
For more information
about the benefits of pre-
scribed burning and photos
before, during and after a
prescribed burn, visit
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2006
THE JASPER NEWS, Jasper, FL
P A r- P A A
THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 7, 2006 THE JASPER NEWS, Jasper, FL PAGE 7A
Go Trojans !
Hamilton County Youth Football Draft today
A football draft will be held at the A coach and his son(s) will become
Hamilton County Recreation Soccer Corn- members of the same team. They will be
plex on today. automatically drafted in the fifth and sixth
7-8 year old flag 5:30 p.m. round. If a child is not present he or she
9-10 year old tackle 6:15 p.m. will be assigned to a team as roster posi-
11-12 year old tackle 7:15 p.m. tion allows.
Fall migration bird count September 16
The fall migration bird count iill be
held on Saturday, Sept. 16. Call lack
Wilson for details at 963-5023 or e-mail
Check the Florida Ornithological Soci-
ety web site, iv\ww.fosbirds.org, and
click on NA Migration count for more
Turkey hunt applications available September 12
Members of the Hamilton County Trojans Football Booster Club dished up bar-be-cue
chicken dinners in the Jasper City Park on Thursday, Aug. 24. The Club would like to
thank all the people who bought dinners, as well as Foodway Deli, H&F Restaurant,
Farmhouse Restaurant.in Lake Park, Ga., North Florida Farm and Home Center, and
Damon Deas. Staff Photo
Special-opportunity spring turkey hunt
applications for the 2007 season are now
available from the Florida Fish and
Wildlife Conservation Commission
To apply, hunters can obtain applica-
tions at MyFWC.corn and at all FWC re-
gional offices. Applications will be accept-
ed at MyFWC.com, county tax collectors'
offices or at any license agent beginning 10
a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, and must be re-
ceived by midnight Thursday, Oct. 17.
Demand for these hunts is typically
greater than the number of available per-
mits, but hunters can increase their
chances of being 'selected by submitting as
many $5 non-refundable applications as
they like. Successful applicants pay an ad-
ditional $50 to $175, depending on-the spe-
cial-opportunity hunt area selected.
Participation .rules limit out-of-state
hunters to one permit per hunt.
Hamilton vs. Ft. White 13-12
"I'm real proud of our guys' efforts throughout
the ball game../
Coach Corey Green
''' 're' ''- '1
THE JASPER NEWS, Jasper, FL
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2006
iE-'AU ilton County Seriff's E lorers- .
The Hamilton County Sheriff's Explorers
The Explorers learn how to investigate an accident in Jennings.
Cierra Solomon, state level vice-president of Hamilton County district, heads for the top
during a rock climbing exercise during the Tallahassee State Convention.
Ryan Mathis, Capt. Malcolm Pollack and Jermaine Walker scale the rock wall during the
Tallahassee State Convention.
The Explorer boys tlth theii Associate Advisor, Hamilton County Sheriff's Deputy Mike
Fletcher Whetstone can't believe that Chad Billington wrecked during the drunk driving
exercise at the Tallahassee State Convention.
Sept. 7 A football draft will be held
at the Hamilton County Recreation
Soccer Complex on Thursday,
Sept. 7. Call 792-3098 for times.
Sept. 10-13 Gospel meetings will be
held at the Church of Christ at 6 p.m.
Call 792-2277 for more information.
Jeremy Claridy learns how to check the speed of a vehicle with a radar gun.
SRings and &
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Showroom. Catalog Sales. Custom Settings ,oir
Conmputelr Sales, & Se- ice, Repaiirs & Uipgrai'.de. '
To advertise your
event in the
The Explorer girls with their Advisor, Hamilton County Sheriff's Sergeant Emily Lumpkin.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2006
THE ASPE NEW. Jaer.FL
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The Fish and Wildlife
(FWC) has concluded Flori-
da's deer herd shows no
signs of chronic wasting dis-
ease (CWD) after four years
of testing for the deadly dis-
CWD is a contagious neu-
rological disease that has
been found in captive and
wild herds' of mule deer,
white-tailed deer and Rocky
Mountain elk within several
midwestern and western
states. The disease causes
degeneration of the brains
of infected animals resulting
in emaciation, abnormal be-
havior, loss of bodily func-
tions and death.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION
Time: 07:30 a.m.
8059 SR 6 W
Jasper. FI 32052
Suwannee River Economic Council, Inc. in-
tends to operate the low income Home Repair
Program in twelve county area, from the pre-
sent time to the end of the existing contract. It
is anticipated that approximately $300,000.00
will be spent on home repair materials before
September 30,,2007All materials purchased
must meet minimum standards as published in
the Federal Register. Materials are secured by
Suwannee River Economic Council, Inc.
should submit a letter to the Executive Direc-
tor, PO Box 70, Live Oak, FL 32064, so stat-
ing. This letter should be postmarked before
September 29, 2006. Vendors will be selected
on quality materials for lowest prices.
NOTICE OF ENACTMENT
OF AN ORDINANCE BY THE
TOWN COUNCIL OFTHETOWN
OF WHITE SPRINGS, FLORIDA
Notice is hereby given that a proposed Ordi-
nance which title hereinafter appears will be
considered for enactment on the second and
final reading by the Town Council of the Town
of White Springs, Fl, Tuesday, September 19,
2006 at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the
matter can be heard. A Public Hearing will be-
gin at 6:30 p.m. in the Town Hall Conference
Room corner of Bridge St. and Collins St.,
White Springs, Fl Copy of said Ordinance may
be inspected by any member of the public at
the Office of the Clerk,. Town Hall White,
Springs, Florida on the date, time and place
first above-mentioned all Interested persons
may appear and be heard with respect to the
proposed ordinance. All persons are advised
that, if they decide to appeal any made at this
public hearing they will need a record of the
proceedings and, for such purpose, they may
need to ensure that a verbatim record of the
proceedings is made, which record includes
the testimony and evidence upon which the
appeal is based.
ORDINANCE NO 06-03 AN ORDINANCE OF
THE TOWN OF WHITE SPRINGS, FLORIDA,
AMENDING THE TEXT OF THE TOWN OF
WHITE SPRINGS LAND DEVELOPMENT
REGULATIONS, AS AMENDED: RELATING
TO AN AMENDMENT-TO THE TEXT OF THE
LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS,
PURSUANT TO AN APPLICATION BY THE
TOWN COUNCIL; PROVIDING FOR AMEND-
ING SECTION 2.1 ENTITLED DEFINITIONS,
GENERAL ADDING DEFINITIONS RELATED
TO SEXUALLY ORIENTED BUSINESSES,
AMENDING SECTION 4.2 ENTITLED SUP-
PLEMENTARY DISTRICT REGULATIONS
ADDING SECTION 4.235 ENTITLED SEXU-
ALLY ORIENTED BUSINESSES, AMENDING
SECTION 4.13 ENTITLED COMMERCIAL,
GENERAL (CG) ZONING DISTRICT ADDING
GENERAL MEDIA STORE AS A PERMITTED
PRINCIPLE USE, AND AMENDING SEC-
TION 4.15 ENTITLED, INDUSTRIAL (I) ZON-
ING DISTRICT 4.15 ADDING SEXUALLY
ORIENTED BUSINESSES, AS PERMITTED
PRINCIPAL USES; PROVIDING SEVERABIL-
ITY; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN
Cr.hFLICT AND PROVIDING AN EFFEC-
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
THIRD CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
HAMILTON COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 06-CA-202
Russell T. Salmon and
Ruby J. Berry, also known as
Ruby Jo McClaIn, et al.
NOTICE OF ACTION
To: Ruby J. Berry
Ruby Jo McClain
As well as the respective heirs, administrators
or assigns; and all other parties claiming by,
t though under c, ,galnsI Ruyv J Barry also
krn.:,An as RPub Jo f.cClatm 3r wll a: all par-
ties rhav.r.g or cllarmr.g to na.a ar,' rl.,ni titil
or interest in the property herein described.
You are notified that an action to quiet title to
the following property in Hamilton County,
Lot 483 in Suwannee River Campsites, ac-
cording to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat
Book 2, page 8, in the public records of Hamil-
ton Courly, Florida. (tax parcel number 4250-
has been. filed.against you and you are re-
qu,.,red Io .rre a cr.pv ot your wanher, defens.-
es, it anry I, ,i on James E Wiilingram, I .r
Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 1235 US
Highway 129 NW, Jasper,'Florida 32052, on or
before.September 27, 2006 and file the origi-
nal:with.thie Clerk of this Court either before
service on Plaintiffs' attorney or immediately
Irnereahar .,i'erlis. a de.laull dl eo entered
agor.sl you or trhe relel .nrr.anded in ire
C.:mplainl or Pallion
disease not found in Florida's deer
The FWC tested 512 free-
ranging deer during the
past year and more than
2,300 deer during the past
four years, with no CWD-
"Early detection is the key
to limiting the spread of the
disease, if such an outbreak
should occur in Florida,"
said Deer Management Sec-
tion leader Dr. Robert Van-
To reduce the chances of
CWD gaining entry into
Florida, it is illegal to bring
into the state carcasses of
any species of deer, elk or
"We're asking hunters to
report any sightings of sick-
IN THE THIRD CIRCUIT COURT OFTHE
THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
HAMILTON COUNTY, FLORIDA
OAK WOODLANDS, INC
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: TIMOTHY GRIFFITH
21231 SE 152nd Place
Umatilla, Fl 32784
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an ac-
tion an the following property in Hamilton
Lots 18, 19, & 20, Lake County Oak Wood-
lands subdivision according to Plat Book 3,
Page 6, of the Public Records of Hamilton
Has been filed against you, and you are re-
quired to serve a copy of your written defens-
es, if any, to it on DONALD K. RUDSER, Plain-
tiff's Attorney, whose address is Post Office
Drawer 1011, Jasper, Florida 32052, on or be-
fore September 16,2006 and file immediately
thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered.
against you for the relief demanded in the
complaint or petition.
Dated this 4th day of August, 2006.
Clerk of Court
By: Cynthia Johnson
08/17, 24, 31, 09/07
ly or scrawny-looking
deer," Vanderhoof said. "If
you see such a deer, call 866-
It's important to contact us
as soon as possible."
Currently, there is no evi-
dence that CWD poses a
risk for humans; however,
public health officials rec-
ommend avoiding direct
contact with any sick-look-
ing deer or one that has died
from unknown causes.
More information about
CWD is available at
NOTICE OF ENACTMENT OF AN
ORDINANCE BYTHETOWN COUNCIL
OF THE TOWN OF
WHITE SPRINGS, FLORIDA.
.Notice is hereby given that a proposed Ordi-
nance which title hereinafter appears will be
considered for the Enactment on the second
and final reading by the Town Council of the
Town of White Springs, Fl, Tuesday, Septem-
ber, 12, 2005, al 6:30 p.m. or as soon there-
after as the matter can be heard. A public
hearing will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Town Hall
Conference Room corner of Bridge St. and
Collins, White Springs, Florida. Copy of said
Ordinance may be inspected by a member of
the public at the Office of The Clerk, Town Hall,
White Springs, Florida on the date, time and
place first above mentioned. All interested per-
sons may appear and be heard with respect of
the proposed Ordinance. All persons are ad-
vised that, if they decide to appeal any deci-
sion made at this public hearing, they will need
a record of the proceedings and, for such pur-
pose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim
record of the proceedings is made, which
record includes the testimony and evidence
upon which the appeal is to be based.
ORDINANCE NO. 06-05 AN ORDINANCE OF
THE TOWN OF WHITE SPRINGS, FLORIDA,
RELATING TO ITS GENERAL GOVERN-
MENT BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR
BEGGING OCTOBER 1, 2006, AND ENDING
SEPTEMBER 30,, 2007; AND ADOPTING
THE BUDGET; AND PROVIDING AN IMME-
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
The District Board of Trustees of North Florida
Community College will hold its regular month-
ly, meeting Tuesday, September 19, 2006 at
5:30 p.m. in the NFCC Student Center Lake-
side Room, NFCC, 325 NW Turner Davis Dr.,
Madison, FL A copy of the agenda may be
obtained by writing: NFCC, Office of the Pres-
ident, 325 NW Turner Davis Dr., Madison, FL
32340. For.disability-related accommodations,
contact the NFCC Office of College Advance-
ment, 850-973-1653. NFCC is an equal ac-
cess/equal opportunity employer.
Editor's note: The Jasper
News prints the entire ar-
rest record each week. If
your name appears here
and you are later found not
guilty or the charges are
dropped, we will be happy
to make note of this in the
newspaper when judicial
proof is presented to us by
you or the authorities.
The following abbrevia-
tions are used below:
DAC Department of
DOA Department of
DOT Department of
FDLE Florida Depart-
ment of Law Enforcement
FHP Florida Highway
FWC Florida Fish and
County Drug Task Force
HCSO Hamilton Coun-
ty Sheriff's Office
JAPD Jasper Police De-
JNPD Jennings Police
: OALE Office of Agri-
tultural Law Enforcement
P&P Probation and Pa-
County Sheriff's Office
WSPD White Springs
Aug. 28, Earl Emanuel
Gardner Sr; 60; 16968 Sun-
rise Dr., White Springs; in
from court to serve sen-
tence; one year one day;
Aug. 28, David Ro-
driguez Olvera, 31; 6346
Country Side Dr., Apt. 1,
Charlotte, NC; failure to
stop for inspection; sus-
pended license; hold for
Aug. 28, Jeffrey Robin-
son, 44; 5827 NW 47th
Court, Jennings; hold for
Suwannee C6unty; viola-
tion of probation; warrant;
Aug. 29, Toby Dean
Lakes, 44; 720 N 15th St.,
Richard, IN; possession of
controlled substance; traf-
ficking, illegal drugs; hy-
drocodone 14 or more pills;
less than 28 grams; JAPD
Aug. 29, Pascual Burcia-
ga, 47; 1112 Southern St.,
Jennings; assault; domestic
Aug. 29, James Dennis
Muck, 47; 3-25 W Olive St.,
Salem, IL; driving commer-
cial vehicle while license
suspended; no registration
on semi-trailer; expired tag
on tractor more than six
months; DOA .
Aug. 30, Tamara Regine
Smith, 29; 4209 101st Pl.,
Jasper; bond revoked;
Aug. 30, LaShawn
Williams; 22, 714 5th St.,
Jasper; violation of proba-
tion; battery; HCSO
Aug. 31, Ahmawe R. Bell,
23; PO Box 49, Jasper; vio-
lation of probation; posses-
sion of cocaine; false identi-
fication; carry of concealed
firearm; HCSO .., .
Sept. 2, Ernest Powe, 46;
THE JASPER NEWS. Jasoer. FL
Dated on August 28, 2006
09/07,14, 21, 28
Pursuant to Florida Sunshine Laws, we are re-
quired to publish.a notice of these meetings.
Ther Florida Siale Employee- Craritale Cam.
paigrn IFSECCI Lo.:al Slearrg Comminee will
mee 9i2t 10119 ar.d I1116 s1 9 a m al Irh
Florida Department of Transportation District 2
office, 1109 N. Marion Ave., Lake City, FL.
Pursuant to, Florida. Statute 2q6.011 (1), this
notice is being posted to noify the public of
the meeting schedule for 2006. For more infor-
mation, contact United Way of Suwannee Val-
ley, fiscal agent 'for the FSECC, at 386-752-
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4922 SR 90 W, Oglethorpe,
GA; driving under the in-
Sept. 2, Carlos Johnson
Sr, 39; PO Box 968, Jasper;
violation of probation; ag-
gravated battery; WSPD
Sept. 2, Deuley Earth, 33;
859 Winchester Cir., Ma-
con, GA; driving under the
.Sept. 2, Anthony Leroy
Harris, 33; 11048 NW 39th
Way, Jasper; trespassing;
Sept. 2, Jose Domingo,
38; PO Box 287, Jennings;
driving without a'license,
Sept. 2, Fernando Caki-
hua, 24; 1403 Peach St.,
Immokalee; no valid dri-
vers license; displaying
possession of fictitious
Sept. 2, Kevin Veach, 51;
307 I.NE 10th Dr.,
Gainesville; driving under
the influence; WSPD
Sept. 2, Sherrie Ann Ed-
wards, 23; 1305 6th St., Live
Oak; vigation of :proba-
tion; driving while license
Sept. 3, Tomekia Yvonne
Lowry, 28; 1312 SW 2nd St.,
Jasper; burglary; grand
theft three; resisting arrest
with out violence; JAPD
Sept. 3, Bernardo Perez,
26; Hwy 6, Lot 10, Jasper;
no valid drivers license;
Sept. 3, Luis L. Hernan-
dez, 27; PO Box 1123, Lake
Park; no valid drivers li-
Sept. 3, Maria Cervantes,
29; PO Box 421, Jennings;
no drivers license; seatbelt
not in use; FHP
Sept. 3, Flores L. Albino,
52; 1105 Bei Bates, Jen-
nings; no valid drivers li-
Sept. 3, Luis Reymoso,
36; CR 136, Live Oak; no
valid drivers license: FHP
Clerk of Court
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Ratliff attends groundbreaking
for Peoples State Bank
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Roger W Ratliff attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the first branch location of
Peoples State Bank in Lake City. Ratliff has served on the Board of Directors of Peoples
State Bank since it began operating in 1999. The 3,142 square foot building located at
the intersection of US 90 Wand CR 252B, just west of 1-75, should be completed around
January 2006. Photo Submitted
FAX 386-362-7348 386-362-1112
US 129 North. Live Oak, FL
Mrs. Dillard's fourth graders are learn-
ing about cells in their new science cur-
riculum. They have studied plant and ani-
mal cells and cell parts and have drawn
them. In mathematics, they are using
SUMS activities that includes doing Venn
diagrams daily, writing in their math jour-
nals, and making predictions about "What
is Likely" to happen. They are also bring-
ing in pictures showing emotions and
writing about them.
NHE welcomes Mr. Hora-
cio Perez to our staff. He's
excited about working with
Ms. Zant's WPAW is "up
and running." These young
newscasters and "behind
the scenes" students help
S get our day off to a good
start with the national an-
them, pledge, news, menu,
-birthday students, and oth-
er items of interest.
Our school has been well-represented on
the channel 6 weather pictures. Congratu-
lations, participating students!
Parents, mark your calendars for Sept.
11, progress reports will be sent home.
Please sign and return to the teacher. Also,
Sept. 18 is the date for our PTO open
house, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Please make
plans to attend and be an active part of the
school that's "changing lives through qual-
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p.m. and 4 p.m.
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feature Loonette, Molly,
Granny Garbanzo, Major
Bedhead, and their other
friends who will invite
preschoolers to sing, dance
and learn through a variety
of fun and educational ac-
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songs and just plain fun ac-
tivities that promote the so-
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gages children in reading
and math problem solving,
and develops vocabulary
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included in the admission
price to Wild Adventure
Park. Tickets are $39.95 for
adults, $34:95 for children
ages 3-9 and seniors, and
children under two are ad-
mitted.free. Tickets may be
purchased online at
or at the Wild Adventures
Theme Park gate, located
off 1-75 Exit 13 in Valdosta,
Monday,.Sept. 25 Na-
tional Family Day Cele-
bration Slow down the
fast pace and sit down at
the family table together.
Tuesday, Sept. 26 -
White Springs Town
Meeting at- the South
from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. En-
tertainment and refresh-
ments will be provided .
Saturday, Oct. 21 A
Day in the Park with
Willie Mitchell Activi-
ties will begin at 1 p.m.
and the evening program
will begin at 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 23 through Oct. 31
Red Ribbon Week Cel-
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Wednesday, Oct. 25 -
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scenic design by Loy Arce-
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The Dancer's Life," will go
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$50 front orchestra/mezza-
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rear orchestra; $30 balcony.
Don't miss this special New
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Early Learning Coalition
AdHoc committee meeting
Early Learning Coalition of Florida's Gateway, Inc.
will hold an AdHoc committee meeting at 9 a.m.,
Wednesday, Sept. 6 at the Coalition office in Lake City.
Info: Heidi Moore, 386-752-9770.
Suwannee School Board special
meeting to adopt final budget
Suwannee County School Board will conduct a special
meeting at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 6 in the Suwan-
nee County School Board meeting room, 702 Second St.,
NW, Live Oak to adopt a final budget. School board
meetings are open to the public with the exception of ex-
pulsion issues, which are private. Info: 386-364-2601.
Coordinating Board meeting
Suwannee County Transportation Disadvantaged Coor-
dinating Board will meet at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Sept.
6 in the board room of Suwannee Valley Transit Authori-
ty. Info: 352-955-2200 or toll-free 800-226-0690.
SPS parent-teacher meeting
Suwannee Primary School will hold a parent-teacher
meeting from 6-7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 7 for parents
of students in classes of teachers: Allbritton, Johnson,
Jones, Koon, Pagliai, Patterson, Seale, Townsend and
Wooley. Meeting begins in the lunchroom with introduc-
tion of school administrators and staff and review of poli-
cy for attendance from 6-6:15 p.m. Meet with teacher
from 6:15-7:30 p.m. Info: 386-364-2650.
Sept. 8 deadline to register
NFCC offers its students
2007 Studies Abroad Program
North Florida Community College offers its students
2007 Studies Abroad Pro-
rain from Jan. if.1-April 26, .. .
2007 for stuld. broad in Va-
lencia Spain; Cost: registra-,
tion forms and deposit dead-
lineSept. 8; Contact: Dr.
Barbara McCauley, 850-973-
9. Tee off at 8:30 a.m. Entry fee of $55 includes cart,
drinks, tee gift, prizes and more. Three person teams.
Scramble format. Deadline to sign up is Wednesday, Sept.
6. Field is limited to first 66 paid entries. Verified handi-
cap required. New 2006 Ford F-150 XLT ($26,000 value).
Two person drawing for a shot at $100,000. Two people
will be drawn for a 165 yard shot at $100,000. This event
will be on hole number 1 before tournament begins. Four
other hole-in-one prizes! Info: Chad Perrin, 386-590-
Saturday on the Suwannee
Saturday on the Suwannee will be held at the Spirit of
the Suwannee Music Park, US 129 North, Live Oak Sat-
urday, Sept. 9. Enjoy canoeing on the famous Suwannee
River, horseback riding, bicycling, golf carting, hiking,
hanging out and attending the Saturday night concerts in
the Music Hall. Tickets $20 at the gate. Other artists
scheduled to perform during the Saturdays on the Suwan-
nee through Sept. 23 are Shenandoah and Keith Canton &
the Accelerators. Go to
http://sos.suncountryjamboree.com/ for more information
or to musicliveshere:com.
Brannan-Smith family reunion
The Brannan-Smith family reunion will be held Satur-
day, Sept. 9 at Friendship Baptist Church, Live Oak. Din-
ner will be served at 12:30 p.m. Bring a covered dish and
gifts for a drawing. This reunion will be dedicated to
Mertice Smith Croft who supported this reunion for many
years. Bring videos and photos of past reunions. Direc-
tions: From Live Oak take. SR 51 south to CR 349, turn
left, go two miles and turn left at church sign onto 140th
Street, go 1/2 mile and church is on right.
Neveils/Jowers/Carroll family reunion
Descendants of William Angus Neveils and Annie Jow-
ers of Barnwell S.C. will sponsor the Neveils/Jowers/Car-
roll family reunion from 10 a.m until dark, Saturday,
Sept. 9 at Suwannee River State, Park, US 90 West, Live
Oak. All extended relatives and friends are invited to
bring a covered dish to share 4t noon and everyone is en-
couraged to bring any history, pictures and memorabilia.
Info: Bill Neveils, 706-374-2951, 1133 Spruce Circle,
Mineral Bluff, GA 30559 or Mary Anderson, 386-362-
2041, 516 Nabor Ave., SE, Live Oak, FL 32064.
Pregnancy Crisis Center
2006 Walk/Run for Life
Pregnancy'Crisis Center will hold its 2006 Walk/Run
for Life Saturday, Sept. 9 at Young's Park, Lake City and
Suwannee County Coliseum, Live Oak; Cost: $10 per
person; Info: 386-755-0058-Lake City, 386-330-2229-
NFCC Foundation presents
"Jazz in the Mansion"
North Florida Community College Foundation will
sponsor "Jazz in the Mansion" scholarship fund-raiser
concert featuring vocalists Janis Courson and Betsy Gray
at 3 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 10 in Wardlaw-Smith-Goza Con-
ference Center, US 90, Madison; Cost: $15 donation per
person; Refreshments will be served. Contact: Dr. Rebec-
ca Burkart, 850-973-1643 or BurkartR@nfcc.edu.
10th Annual Fine Art Exhibition
The 10th Annual Fine Art Exhibition will be presented
by the Live Oak Artists Guild, Sunday-Friday, Sept. 10-
22 at the Suwvannee River Regional Library, 1848 US 129
South, Live Oak. The general public is encouraged to
view this year's exhibition during library hours of opera-
tion. All participating artists, their guests and award
sponsors are invited to an opening day reception from 2-4
p.m., Sunday, Sept. 10 at the library. Refreshments served
and music provided by Suwannee Trio. Works in oil,
acrylic, pastel, watercolor, graphics, mixed media, pho-
tography and sculpture on display. Awards will total over
$2,000. Info: Debbie Rice at 386-362-2066.
Community blood drive marks
fifth anniversary of 9711
Family Life Care, Inc., a professional care management
agency in Live Oak, will host a community blood drive in
SEE COMMUNITY, PAGE 7C
Will and Emma
Clark family re-
The Will and Emma Clark
family reunion will be held
Saturday, Sept. 9 from 11
a.m.-4 p.m. at Clayland
Baptist Church recreation
center. All relatives and
friends of Brian, Lucius,
Cleveland and Ernest Clark,
Ola Clark Baxter and Lottie
Clark Sapp are invited to
come and bring a covered
dish and drink to share.
Please bring afty pictures
and historic information you
might have to share with all.
Hope to see you there for
lots of fun and fellowship.
Info: Dorie Peterson, 386-
Stephen Foster Folk Cul-
ture Center State Park,
White Springs offers a gar-
den trough class from 9 a.m.
to noon, Saturday, Sept. 9 in
Craft Square; Cost: $15;
Note: advance registration is
required; Contact: 386-397-
so.org or www.FloridaS-
The Slammin' Scramble
Golf Tournament to benefit
the Suwannee Wrestling
Team will be held at Suwan-
nee Country Club, 7932 US
90, Live' Oak Saturday, Sept.
PAGE 4C, SEPTEMBER 6-7, 2006 NORTH FLORIDA FOCUS
By Pam Campbell
"Stand Still, and consider the won-
drous works of God." Job 37:14 God
wants, all of us to slow down, take time
to rest in Him, spend time reading His
word and really look at what it says.
He wants us to take time to think and
realize how amazing all His creations
really are. In this world we live in,
most people are so busy they no longer
have time to just rest and read the
word of God, to find out what God has
to say about their life and really hear
and know His voice.
I am sure you know of people who
never "stand still." They are running
around with so much to do, never con-
tent to wait for God to lead them. They
are good at running ahead of God and
trying to make their own path instead
of waiting for God to guide them. God
wants to be your guide and lead you in
the best path for you.
In this world there are all kinds of
guides, think about Indian scouts.
They would guide explorers through
mountain passes, they knew where to
find cool water and places to rest. A
forest ranger guides campers on hik-
ing trails and warns them to watch for
poisonous plants and snakes. A ship's
captain safely guides his ship to shore
even on a moonless night. In Psalms
48:14 God says "For this God is our
God for ever and ever: He will be our
guide even to the end" "We need to,
learn to let God be bur guide. everyday.
in every area of our lives. Many peo '
ple are so "antsy" they never seem
able to sit still and wait. There are-so
many people I meet who are never able
to wait. They run here and there, they
always are in a hurry, they always
seem to have to be doing something
even if they should be waiting or rest-
ing. I am sure you know people who,
can't sit still, they worry all the time,
they hate waiting and they don't have
any patience. God wants us to have pa-
tience. He tells us in Galatians 5:22,
that patience is a virtue. "But the fruit
of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, pa- ,
tience, kindness, goodness, faithful-
ness, gentleness and self-control."
How is your patience? When you
pray, do you get upset when you don't
get an answer soon? Have you ever
prayed about something for so long
that you began to wonder if God was
ever going to answer your prayers?
Maybe you finally gave up and quit
praying for that answer. Giving up is
never the answer. God will always an-
swer our prayers. We must keep ask-
ing. There is a great example of this in
Luke 11:5-10. "Then He said to them,.
"Suppose one of you has a friend, and
he goes to him at midnight and says,
'Friend, lend me three loaves of bread,
because a friend of mine on a journey
has come to me, and I have nothing to
set before him. "So I say to you: Ask
and it will be given to you; seek and
you will find; knock and the door will
be opened to you. For everyone who
asks receives', he who seeks finds; and
to him who knocks, the door will be
opened." We must be patient, continue
to pray for whatever the need is, and
wait patiently for the answer to come."
I waited patiently for the Lord; He
turned to me and heard my cry"
I know from experience that some-
times it seems the answer will never
come. I found the Lord as my Savior
when I was 15 and when I got home
that night, I shared the most wonder-
ful news with my parents. They were
not pleased, as they did not know Him
in that way, though we had been going
to church all my life. I began praying,
for God to save them and the years
kept going by I married Ken, a preach-
er, we kept praying for them. Our
daughter Jennifer was born dead, we
prayed and God raised her from the
dead! Many times God did miracles in
baby Jennifer's and my bodies, many
times they saw God's hand move, yet
they did not come to know the Lord.
We continued to pray, my daddy ended
up having serious heart problems and
was in the hospital for Christmas
when Jennifer was nine. We had
Christmas Eve with him on New
Year's Eve, and that night after 21
years of praying faithfully for my dad-
dy, God allowed me the privilege of
leading him to the Lord in prayer. Did
I wonder if he would ever get saved, if
God would answer my prayer?. Yes,
sometimes it was hard, but if what
you are asking God for is really worth
it, if it is really -important to you, you
will continue, you will wait on the
Lord, you will never give up, and God
will answer! Remember, God is always
on time, He is never late. My daddy
lived until spring and went to be with
Sometimes we just need to slow
down and stand still so we can hear
what God is saying, and so we can
find His path to follow. Psalm 130:5 "I
wait for the Lord, my soul waits, and
in His word I put my hope." Have you
put your hope in the Lord, are you
waiting on Him for the answer? We
need to learn to wait, which is some-
thing most people are not.very good
at anymore. We live in a world where
everyone wants everything now. So
many people, are living their lives as
if life was a fast food drive-thru or in-
stant coffee, instant everything, a
quick fix to a problem. People want it
now, and don't seem to have any pa-
tience to wait. We all need to learn to
Romans 8:25 says "But if we hope for
what we do not yet have, we wait for it
patiently." We also need to make sure
we did not miss the answer. Remem-
ber, sometimes the best answer for our
lives may be no. If that is the case, we
need to go on and continue to follow
our guide. He always knows what is
the very best for our lives.
God is always there wherever you
are and will never leave you or give up
on you. Yes, now is the time to seek
God for patience, to learn to wait, to
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\ Suwannee Valley
Aunt Pam's Kids Corner
By Pam Campbell
When you read the title of this article
"Stand Still" what do you think of? Maybe
some of you think of a teacher telling
someone to stand still in line, or of your
mom or dad telling you to stand still
while they are showing you how to do
something. I am talking about a different
kind of standing still. I am talking about
slowing down, and listening to God. In
the Bible, which is God's word ,we read
these words in Job 37:14 "Stand Still, and
consider the wondrous works of God.".
God wants us to take time to stand still,
and pay attention to all of the wonderful
things that He has made and all the won-
derful things we have. Even kids can get
so busy they don't take time to read God's
word, to notice all the wonderful things
around them God has created, or even
take time to talk to God.
God wants to be your guide and lead
you in the best path for you. In this world
there are all kinds of guides. Think about
Indian scouts they would guide explor-
ers through the mountains, they knew
where to find cool water and places to
rest. A forest ranger guides campers on
hiking trails and warns them to watch for
poisonous plants and snakes. A ship's
captain safely guides his ship to shore
even on a dark night. In Psalms 48:14 God
says "For this God is our God for ever and
ever: He will be our guide even to the
end." We need to learn to let God be our
guide every day. Maybe you know people
who can't sit still, they hate waiting, and
they don't have any patience. God wants
us to have patience. He tells us in Gala-
tians 5:22 that patience is a virtue. "But
the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace,
patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
gentleness and self-control."
Do you have patience? When you pray
to God, do you get upset if you don't
think He answers your prayer fast
enough? God knows what you need and
- Stand still
when you need it. God is always on time.
We need to learn to wait for the answer to
our prayers. We need to follow our guide,
God knows what is best for us..
God is always there with you and will
never leave you or give up on you. Yes,.
now is the time to ask God for patience, to
learn to wait, to slow down and Stand
Still and talk to God.
A world without love,
Is like a tree with no leaves.
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A world without love,
Can you imagein such a thing?
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Dieters often make three mistakes: they deprive themselves of
the foods they love, chip away their meals until there are too few
calories and, not to mention, they're on a "diet" in the first
Take such moves in overhauling your eating patterns and
you're bound to fail because your brain will sabotage your diet,
says Mary Boggiano, a University of Alabama at Birmingham
psychologist who studies abnormal eating patterns.
"A lot of Americans want a quick fix so they are lured by
crash diets," Boggiano says. These diets are often too low in
calories, cut out favorite foods and are monotonous in favoring
only certain type of foods, such as all-carb or protein diets.
However, the brain responds to extreme, low-calorie diets by
triggering the metabolic appetite the body's need for more
energy and calories that can leave you hungry and vulnerable
to overeating, Boggiano says. In turn, when dieters deprive
themselves of the foods they enjoy or rely on bland foods, their
hedonic appetite the brain's craving for yummy tasting foods -
kicks in. Hedonic appetites can especially be triggered when a
person is stressed and seeks out a reward food, such as potato
chips or chocolate.
Eventually, dieters succumb to fighting the two appetites and
end up unable to stay on their diet, which results in old eating
So if going on a "diet" is wrong, what can you do? Instead,
consider it a lifestyle change, not a short-term diet, nutritionists
say. And along with some physical activity to boost your
metabolism, satisfy a. healthy mixture of metabolic and hedonic
appetites to meet a 1,200- or 1,500-calorie diet.
Experts also offer the following tips:
Eat balanced meals: Boggiano recommends three meals a
day, and no skipping breakfast. Research has shown eating
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people who keep weight off long-term. Meet national dietary
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less than 7 percent of saturated fat and trans fatty acids of less than 1
percent of total calories.
Boggiano says that adults who eat no. less than 1,200 calories a
day should be able to maintain steady weight loss of up to two
pounds a week. If you have trouble keeping track, some nutritionists
recommend maintaining a food journal to record what you eat and
the calories and fat content.
Watch portion size: Dinner plates have gotten larger and meals
have gone super-size. For example, a suitable portion size at a fast-
food restaurant is actually a children's meal. For quick portion-size
judgments, remember that three ounces of meat or protein is about
the size of the palm of your. hand, one ounce of cheese is about the
equivalent of your thumb size; and one cup of milk, yogurt and fresh'
vegetables is about the size of a tennis ball, according to the
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remembrance of all those affected by terrorist attacks
Sept. 11, 2001 and marking the five-year anlni\ersary
that the Nation suffered the attack on the Twin Towers.
The blood drive will be held from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday,
Sept. 11 at 609 Fifth Street, Azalea Court. Live Oak and
refreshments such as hot dogs and soda will be served.
All donors receive a recognition item and cholesterol
screening. Donors must be at least 17, weigh 110 pounds
and show photo identification. Info: toll-free at 888-795-
Come learn about sinkholes, Florida
Aquifer and karst formations!
Suwannee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association will
meet from 7-9 p.m., Monday, Sept. 11 at Suwannee River
Water Management District (SRWMD), on US 90 and CR
49, two miles east of Live Oak. The public is welcome!
Carlos Herd, senior hydrogeologist for SRWMD, will
share facts about sinkholes, the Florida Aquifer and the
karst formations seen as you hike and canoe. Also, a dis-'
cussion about upcoming tours and trips. Info: 'Sylvia
Dunnam, chapter chair, 386-362-3256, dunnams@wind-
stream.net, or Sam Bigbie, 386-362-5090,
AARP Driver Safety Program class
AARP Driver Safety Program cl.,.- -.. ill b111 :
held from 9 a.m.-l p.m., Mondi. .iin
Tuesday, Sept. 11-12, at Suwar 'ee
County Senior Center at 1171
Nobles Ferry Rd., Live Oak. gk"
Ann George will be the
trainer. Call to regis-
1164 or 386-
752-9061. -:- "
SRWMD Governing Board meeting
Suwannee River Water Management District's govern-
ing board will meet at 9 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 12, at District
headquarters, CR 49 and US 90 East, Live Oak. The meet-
ing is to consider District business and conduct public
hearings on regulatory and land acquisition matters. Fol-
lowing the meeting, the first public hearing will be held on
the District's Fiscal Year 2007 budget. All meetings, work-
shops and hearings are open to the public.
NFCC will conduct TABE
(Test of Adult Basic Education)
North Florida Community College will conduct TABE
(Test of Adult Basic Education) at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday,
Sept. 12 at NFCC Testing Center (Bldg. No. 16), on the
Madison campus. TABE is required for acceptance into
vocational/technical programs. Photo ID required. Pre-
registration is required. Info/registration: 850-973-9451.
Suwannee School Board
Music from around the world
NFCC Artist Series presents Caribbean Sound Steel
Drum and World Music Ensemble at 7 p.m., Thursday,
Sept. 14 at Van H. Priest Auditorium, NFCC campus,
Madison. Info/tickets: 850-973-1653,
Meeting on opening non-profit
alternative K-12 school
Marianne St. Clair will host a meeting for ideas and in-
put for opening non-profit K-12 alternative school from
6:30-8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 14, at Suwannee River Re-
gional Library, 1848 US 129 South, Live Oak; Cost: free;
Deadline Friday, Sept. 15
2006 Florida Butterfly
Festival photography contest
The 2006 Florida Butterfly Festival photography con-
test rules are now available on-line. The entry fee is $10
per photo; cash prizes for top five winners. Other win-
ning entries and honorable mentions will be included in a
2008 calendar and displayed at the Florida Museum of
Natural History in Gainesville during the 2006 festival
Oct. 14-15. Entry deadline is Friday, Sept. 15. Complete
rules and an entry form are available at
I Into- 352-S4h-1-1.00, ext. 200 or visit
.' v .li-.imni .afl.edu/butterflyfest/.
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I "'' t1e o win Mis-
a 32" TV sons
j Saturday, Sept.
S15-16 at Camp
Suwannee Primary Schoo
a parent-teacher meeting fr
Monday, Sept. 11 for paren
day with firit
orn 6-7:30 p.m., (ap.m. and sessions f
ts of students in 5urday. All ladies are invi
classes of teachers: Chamberlain, Cooper, Crews, Hoot-'
er, Hunter, Lewis, Marsee, Mott, S. Roberts, T. Roberts,
Salsberry and Smart. Meeting begins in the lunchroom
with introduction of school administrators and staff and
review of policy for attendance from 6-6:15 p.m. Meet
with teachers from 6:15-7:30 p.m. Info: 386-364-2650.
Suwannee School Board special
meeting to adopt final budget
Suwannee County School Board will conduct a special
meeting at 4 p.m., Monday, Sept. 11 in the Suwannee
County School Board meeting roonm, 702 Second St., NW,
Live Oak regarding re-entries, felony suspensions, expul-
sions, personnel issues, facilities, curriculum, issues and
contracts. School board meetings are open to the public
with the exception of expulsion issues, which are private.
McAlpin Community Club meeting
McAlpin Community Club will meet with a covered
dish dinner at 7 p.m., Monday, -Sept. 11. Guest speaker:
Jerry Combass, Suwannee County Health Department,
Live Oak. Topic: Pandemic Bird Flu. Everyone welcome.
Bring a covered dish and your neighbor. Info: 386- 963-
meeting to adopt final budget
Suwannee County School Board will conduct a special
meeting at 4 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 12 in the Suwannee
County School Board meeting room, 702 Second St.,
NW, Live Oak regarding school improvement plans, per-
sonnel issues; facilities, Curriculum issues and contracts.
School board meetings are open to the public with the ex-
ception of expulsion issues, which are private. Info: 386-
Early Learning Coalition board meet-
Early Learning Coalition of Florida's Gateway, Inc.
will hold a board meeting at 9 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 13
in the Columnbia County School Board Office, S.O.S.
Building, Room 130, Lake City. Info: Heidi Moore, 386-
United Way will hold family fair
United Way of Suwannee Valley will hold a family fair
with dinner, entertainment and kids activities beginning
at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 14 at LCCC's Pine Square;
Cost: $10 adults and children; Note: RSVP with payment
by Thursday, Sept. 7; Info: 386-752-5604.
qhristian Village, Dowl-
g Park. Keynote speaker
e Pam Buchanan. Regis-
;gins at 6:30 p.m. on Fri-
session beginning at 7
'rom 9 a.m.-7 p.m. on Sat-
ited to attend. Cost: $12-
includes retreat and meals. Each lady is responsible for
arranging personal lodging. Info: 386-658-5333.
Fall migration bird count
in Suwannee County
I Florida Ornithological Society will hold its fall migra-
tion bird count Saturday, Sept. 16 in Suwannee County.
Count your own back yard! Info: Jack Wilson, 386-963-
5023, email@example.com or www.fosbirds.org..
A military retirement seminar will be held from 9 a.m.-
2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 16 at the Officers' Club, Naval
Air Station Jacksonville. Open to all military retirees,
spouses, surviving spouses and those military personnel
nearing retirement. Current Department of Defense vehi-
cle decal and military ID required. Info: 904-542-2766,
extension 128, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anna Miller Circle Third
Annual Fishing Tournament
Anna Miller Circle of Live Oak Elks Lodge 1165 will
sponsor its Third Annual Fishing Tournament in Stein-
hatchee, Saturday, Sept. 16 at River Haven Marina. Entry
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fee $25 per person. Weigh-in from 1-4 p.m. Prizes total
$1,500, plus free drawings and give-aways. Boat rental
and lodging available at local marinas. Info/entry forms:
Terri Johnson, 386-776-2508, Helen Pratt 386-364-4979
or River Haven Marina & Motel, 352-498-0709.
Saturday on the Suwannee featuring
Keith Canton & the Accelerators
Saturday on the Suwannee will be held at the Spirit of
the Suwannee Music Park, US 129 North, Live Oak Sat-
urday, Sept. 16 featuring Keith Canton & the Accelera-
tors. Enjoy canoeing on the famous Suwannee River,'
horseback riding, bicycling, golf carting, hiking, hanging
out and attending the Saturday night concerts in the Mu-
sic Hall. Tickets $20 at the gate. Go to http://sos.sun-
countryjamboree.com/ for more information or to musi-
Carroll family reunion
The Carroll family reunion will be held at 5 p.m., Sat-
urday, Sept. 16 at Philadelphia Baptist Church. Bring a
covered dish and your favorite dessert. Paper goods and
tea will be provided. Come early and catch up on all the
family news!. Info: Aunt Adell, 386-776-1325.
Now thru Sept. 16
SFCC hosts photography
exhibit by Sean M. Dowie
"Florida Uncovered," a photography exhibit by Sean
M. Dowie, opened Wednesday, June 14, and runs through
Sept. 16 at the President's Exhibition Hall in the Alan J.
Robertson Administration Building at Santa Fe Commu-
nity College, 3000 NW 83rd St., Gainesville. Dowie's
large format, award-winning color photographs show de-
tailed textures and subtle changes of light from scene to
scene. The gallery is open weekdays 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Info: JayneGrant, 395-5464, or e-mail to
Chicken or pork luncheon
Boy Scout Troop 693 will serve chicken or pork lun-
cheon from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 16 at First
Federal Savings Bank of Florida, US 129 North, Live
Oak-across from Walt's Ford-Mercury. The meat will be
cooked on-site! This is the main fund-raiser for the troop.
Dinners may be picked up or free delivery within Suwan-
nee County for orders of 10 or greater. Tickets $6 each.
Call to make arrangements. Info/tickets: Jordan Burnett,
*Seout memberi386-362-1796.. .. .., '.;
Sept. 16-17 and 23-24
NFCC offers 32-hour EMT-B
refresher course r
NFCC is offering a 32-hour EMT-B refresher course for
licensed professionals from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday-Sun-
day, Sept. 16-17 and 23-24 in the Career and Technical
Education Center, building No. 13, room No. 130 on the
NFCC campus in Madison. Students must attend all four
class Sessions to complete the EMT-B Refresher Course.
Fees do apply. Info/registration: Gail Hackle, 850-973-
1629 or Rebecca Cash, 850-973-1673.
NFCC will conduct TABE
(Test of Adult Basic Education)
North Florida Community'College will conduct TABE
,(Test of Adult Basic Education) at 1:3.0 p.m., Tuesday, .
Sept. 19 at NFCC Testing Center (Bldg. No. 16), on the
Madison campus. TABE is required for acceptance into
vocational/technical programs. Photo ID required. Pre-
registration is required. Info/registration: 850-973-9451.
NFCC will conduct GED tests
North Florida Community College (NFCC); GED tests;
6 p.m., Tuesday-Wednesday, Sept. 19-20, NFCC Techni-
cal Center; Madison campus; Photo ID required; prepara-
tion courses free; fee for test; Info/pre-registration: 850-
Entrepreneur of the Year award lun-
SCORE of Suwannee Valley will host its Entrepreneur
of the Year award luncheon from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at
Southern Oaks Country Club in Lake City. Florida Retail
Federation President Rick McAllister will be the featured
speaker. Sponsor tables and individual tickets are avail-
able. SCORE is a non-profit organization that provides
free counseling to small business. Info/tickets: SCORE
office, 386-755-9026, ext. 3214 or John Pierce, 386-344-
Sept. 21 and 28; Oct. 5, 12, and 19
Free five-week parenting series
Marianne St. Clair, life coach, will host free five-week
parenting series to give parents new ideas, resources and
insights into parenting from 6-8:30 p.m., Thursdays, Thru Sept. 28
Sept. 21-Oct. 19 at Suwannee River Regional Library, Driver's license checkpoints
1848 US 129 South, Live Oak. Iifo: 386-364-5322. r e c k
The Florida Highway Patrol will conduct driver's li-
cense and vehicle inspection checkpoints through Sept.
Order tickets now! 28, on Brown Road, CR 252, CR 252-A, CR 252-B, CR
Sept. 22 25-A, SR 47,.SR 341, US 441, US 41, CR 245, CR 238,
Junior Cattlemen Association offers hot luncheon CR 135, Turner Road, SR 100, Trotter's Road, Fairfield
Suwannee County Junior Cattlemen Association (JCA) Farms Road, CR 250, CR 349, SR 247 and SR 25 in Co-
will offer a hot luncheon from 11 a.m.-2 p..m., Friday, lumbia County; CR 132, CR 136, CR 136-A, CR 137, CR
Sept. 22 at Farmer's Co-Op, off US 90 West in Live Oak. 249, CR 250, CR 252, CR 349, CR 49, CR 795, SR 20,
Cost: $4 plate for dine-in, which includes iced tea or,$5 SR 247, SR 10, SR 51, US 129 and Mitchell Road in
delivered from 11 a.m.-noon. Delivery area: North to Wal- Suwannee County; and CR 136, CR 152, CR 143, CR
Mart, South to USDA office, East to Howland's Feed Store 249, CR 137,. CR 251, CR 146, CR 135, CR 141, CR 150,
and West to Farmer's Co-Op. Join them in the air-condi- .CR 145 and US 41, SR 6, SR 25 in Hamilton County.
tioned meeting room at Farmer's Co-Op to sit down and be Recognizing the danger presented to the public by defec-
served. Menu: beef brisket-plain or barbecue, green beans, tive vehicle equipment, troopers will concentrate their ef-
herb and butter red potatoes, soft dinner rolls,'dessert- forts on vehicles being operated with defects such as bad
cookie or brownie and for dine in only-iced tea. Proceeds brakes, worn tires and defective lighting equipment. In
will be used to fund educational trips and seminars. Tfiank addition, attention will be directed to drivers who would
you for your support. JCA members will collect payment violate the driver license laws of Florida. The Patrol has
and deliver tickets. Info/tickets: 386-330-2302. found these checkpoints to bean effective means of en- '
forcing the equipment and driver's license laws of Flori-
Sept. 23 da while ensuring.the protection of all motorists.
Roberson-TaN lor *family, reunion will be held Saturday, Buy tickets now! ....." :
Sept. 23 at the Garden Club, Eleventh Street, Live Oak. Dec. 31
Bring facts to be shared about your family going back to Broadway's "Chita Rivera:
the children of'Tode arid Jack Roberson. Doors will open
at noon and group family pictures will be taken before the The Dancer's Life" in Gainesville
meal is served at-2 p.m. Please come and bring a' picnic University of Florida Performing Arts presents "Chita
Slunch, including tea, for a good' ole fashion family get-to- Rivera: The Dancer's Life," for one performance only at
gether!. Eating utensils, plates, ice, cups and napkins will 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 31 in Curtis M. Phillips Performing
be furnished. Info: Doyle Roberson, 334-279-8478. Arts Center, Gainesville; Cost: $50 front orchestra/mez-
zanine; $40 mid-orchestra; $35 rear orchestra; $30 bal-
Sept. 23 cony; Note: Tickets available from Phillips Center Box
Appalachian market basket class Office, 352-392-2787 or toll-free 800-905-2787 or
Stephen Foster Folk.Culture Center State Park in White www.ticketmaster.com; Info: Merle Frmark, 212-819-
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Snrings will hold an Annalachian market basket class
from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 23 in Craft
Square; Cost: $30; Note: wear comfortable clothes and
bring s sack lunch; Info: 386-397-1920, www.Stephen-
FosterCSO.org, or Www.FloridaStateParks.org/stephen-
STORMS & OUTAGES
Long before a storm or hurricane threatens, SVEC stands ready to respond.
When the storm hits, our employees roll up their sleeves and go to work to
restore power interrupted by the sorm's fury.
Customers who lose power should
contact SVEC. When the call is
answered, the location of the outage is .
recorded automatically by SVEC
automated outage-reporting system. r
Customers can also speak directly to a
company representative if available.
SVEC brings in additional employees d
tor respond to customer calls during
major storms, and it has dramatically
increased the number of incoming
telephone lines for its outage-' d i
reporting system. But customers may /
experience busy signals and longer-
thani-normal waits during times of A d A 9
high call volumes. d.
Here are a few tips to follow for your safety: d d
* If someone in your home is dependent on medical equipment
requiring electricity, make arrangements in advance for and
alternative power source for emergencies. To prepare for outages, it Is wise to have plenty of fresh batteries
for flashlights and radios.
If rising water threatens your home, turn off the power at the
circuit breaker panel or fuse box before water enters your home. If you have a gasoline-powered electric generator, use It In well-
Have anelectrician Inspect your system before turning the.power ventilated areas and only plug In Individual appliances. Never
back on after flooding. connect a generator to a wall outlet of your home or building's
electrical system since that can cause damage to your equipment
Never replace a fuse or touch a circuit breaker with wet hands, or and can be a life-threatening danger to your family, neighbors and
while standing on a wet or damp surface. repair crews. Be sure to have adequate fuel for your generator and
*If dislocation manage consumption by running It for only a few hours at a time.
If you see a downed power line, call SVEC to report Its location.
Prepare a list of essential Items you would need In case you are
Avoid driving over downed power lines. Avoid puddles near evacuated from your home and have them readily available. Some of
downed power lines. these Items could Include medications, Insulin, contact
Plug only Individual appliances Into portable generators. Never lenses/suppiles, extra eyeglasses and denture needs.
connect a generator to wall outlets, building wiring or your home's If your power goes out, wait at least five minutes before
electrical system. reporting it to SVEC office In order to give our
I ..-assstaceautomatic equipment time to restore power.
*If you require transportation assistance during an evacuation,
register in advance with the Civil Defense and Office of Emergency Listen to your local radio and TV stations for
Management in your county. weather updates and information from SVEC.
Live Oak, FL 32060 Phone (386) 362-2226
Saturday on the
Saturday on the Suwan-
nee will be held at the Spirit
of the Suwannee Music
Park, US 129 North, Live
Oak Saturday, Sept. 23 fea-
Thru Dec. 31
Human-size digital moth
prints on display at Florida Museum
"Moths: Beauty and Biodiversity" is on display at the
Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville
through Dec., 311. The digital prints by renowned artist
Joseph Scheer are large format, high resolution scans that
bring the structure and beauty of moths to life. This exhi-
bition of 24 images, some of which transform small.
moths into human-size prints. His work has been featured'
in more than 120 books and periodicals including Nation-
al Geographic. Info: 352-846-2000, or visit
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during Shenandoah. Enjoy canoeing on the famous
Suwannee River, horseback riding, bicycling, golf cart-
ing, hiking, hanging out and attending the Saturday night
concerts in the Music Hall. Tickets $20 at the gate. Go to
http://sos.suncountryjamboree.com/ for more information
or to musicliveshere.com.
Equine microchip clinic at
Jacksonville Equestrian Center
Hurricane season is still here, and horse owners in our
area need to know about the importance of having perma-
nent identification on their horses, and pets, in case they
are separated during a disaster. Jacksonville Equestrian
Center will conduct an equine microchip clinic Saturday,
Sept. 23. Microchips are tiny computer chips with identi-
fication numbers which are injected under the animal's
skin and cannot be removed or lost. The clinic is spon-
sored by Habitat for Horses/North Florida Horse Rescue
and the Northeast Florida Dressage Association. Info:
Chris Dunn, 904-626-1990.
NFCC will conduct TABE
(Test of Adult Basic Education)
North Florida Community College will conduct TABE
(Test of Adult Basic Education) at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday,'
Sept. 26 at NFCC Testing Center (Bldg. No. 16), on the
Madison campus. TABE is required for acceptance into
vocational/technical programs. Photo ID required. Pre-
registration is required. Info/registration: 850-973-9451.
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Al-Anon/Mayo Al-Anon Group now meets with Banford Al-Anon Group Tuesdays
md Friday, 7:30 p.m., at First United Methodist Church on the comer of Express and Hen-
y Streets, Branford. Info: Barbara, 386-294-3348; Linda, 386-935-5362.
Alcoholics Anonymous Branford Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m., Bran-
brd United Methodist Church, Express and Henry St., Branford. For more info, call 386-
)63-5827 or the District 16 Help Line toll-free, 800-505-0702.
Alcoholics Anonymous Live Oak Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 8 p.m., Precinct
voting Building, Nobles Ferry Road, Live Oak. Info: District 16 Help Line toll-free, 800-
Alcoholics Anonymous Mayo Group Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays and Thurs-
lays at 8 p.m.; Manna House, Pine Street, Mayo. Info: 386-294-2423 or District 16 Help
.ine toll-free, 800-505-0702.
Alcoholics Anonymous Trinity Group Mondays, 7-8 p.m.; Jasper Library; District
16 Help Line toll-free, 800-505-0702.
Alcoholics Anonymous White Springs Courage to Change Mondays, 8 p.m.,
vlethodist Church, White Springs. Info: 386-397-1410 or District 16 Help Line toll-free,
Bluegrass Association Saturdays; 6 p.m.; bluegrass jam; Pickin' Shed; except during
nain festival events; Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, US 129 North, Live Oak; potluck
winners third Saturday of each month; Info: 386-364-1683.'
Bridge Club Mondays, 6:45 p.m., Golden Corral Restaurant, Live Oak. Info: 386-362-
Boy Scout Troop 693 Mondays, 7 p.m., Shrine Club, Bass Road, until further notice.
Christian Home Educators of Suwannee (C.H.E.S.) a homeschool support group
Allen Boyd (D-North Florida) Staff Branford third Wednesday; Town
-all, Council Chambers, Branford; 1-2:30 p.m.; trained staff visits to assist
constituents ; Info: 202-225-5235, www.house.gov/boyd/.
Allen Boyd (D-North Florida) Staff Live Oak third Wednesday; City
Council Chambers, City Hall, 101 SE White Ave., Live Oak; 9:30-11:30 a.m.;
rained staff visits to assist constituents; Info: 202-225-5235,
Alzheimer's Support Group third Thursday (except December) at 3:30
).m.; Good Samaritan Center, Dowling Park. Info: Angie Paarlberg, 386-658-
American Legion Post 59-third Tuesday, 7 p.m., Sister's Restaurant, Bran-
American Legion Post 107 The Harry C. Gray II Memorial American Le-
gion Post No. 107 business meeting, first Thursday at noon and third Thurs-
lay at 6:30 p.m., at 10726 142nd St., east of US 129 (Blue Lake Road). This is
:o accommodate both those who cannot travel after dark and those who work
luring the day. Info: Ron Slater, 386-208-8073.
American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 107 first Saturday; 10-11 a.m.;
3uwannee Elementary School, next to the track on Pinewood, Live Oak; Info:
Pat McLauchlin 386-362-3524 or Tanya Lees 386-364-8331.
American Legion Post 132'- second Tuesday; 7 p.m.; Wellborn Masonic
Lodge, on CR 137, downtown Wellborn; Info: Gerald McKean, 386-963-5901.
Bluegrass Pickin First Saturday, 6 p.m., at Trenton Community Center;
plates subject to change; various bluegrass bands; bring your lawn ,chair and
your old flat top or banjo; Info: Ask for Cloud, 800-990-5410 or 352-284-0668.
Branford Camera Club third Thursday; 7:30 p.m.; Branford Library;
Note: no August meeting and December meeting second Thursday; Info: Car-
Alyn Hogue, 386-935-2044.
Christian Mission in Action first Tuesday, 6 p.m., at Triumph the
Church and Kingdom of God in iChiist Youth Center, 12001 NW Seventh St.,
Live Oak; Info: Audrey Sharpe, 386-364-4560.
Christian Mission in Action Ministry free food and clothing give-away,
second Saturday, 11 a.m.-I p.m., at John H. Hales Park and Recreation Center,
Duval Street, Live Oak; Info: Audrey Sharpe, 386-364-4560.
Cub Scout Pack No. 408 Committee second Tuesday; 6:30 p.m.; Live Oak
Church of. Christ, 1497 Irvin Ave. SR 51 South; Info: 386-362-3032,
:firstname.lastname@example.org, www.pack408.net; Tiger, Wolf, Bears and Webe-
los dens (grades one five) every Thtursday-Aug.-May only; at the church;
5:30-8 p.m.; Pack meeting fourth Thursday; at the church; 6:30-8 p.m.
Disabled American Veterans Chapter No. 126 second Thursday; 6 p.m.;
226 Parshley St., S.W, Live Oak; Info: 386-362-1701.
Disaster Animal Response Team (DART) first Tuesday, 5:30 p.m., Com-
panion Animal Hospital, 605 N. Houston Street, Live Oak. DART helps out
with pets, livestock, horses, birds and all animals during natural disasters. Vol-
unteers needed. Info: 386-208-0072.
Dowling Park Volunteers first Saturday; 1100 hours (11 a.m.); training
-ach following Saturday at 1100 (11 a.m.); 22992 CR 250, Live Oak.
Florida Gateway Charter Chapter of the American Business Women's
Association second Thursday; 6,p.m.; locations change; Info: Sandy Harrison
at 386-754-0434 or 386-752-0516.
Friends of Suwannee River State Park second Tuesday; 10 a.m., board
meeting; Suwannee River State Park, US 90 West, Live Oak; Info: Membership
Chair Walter Schoenfelder, 850-971-5354, email@example.com
Girl Scout Leaders, Girl Scouts of Gateway Council first Monday; 7
p.m.; Woman's Club, Eleventh Street, Live Oak; Info: Mary Check-Cason, 386-
Hamilton County Governmental, Bellville Volunteer Fire/Rescue execu-
tive board second Monday, 7 p.m.
Hamilton-County Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Coalition fourth
Wednesday; 9:30-11 a.m., Hamilton County School Board meeting room, JRE
Lee Administrative Complex, Jasper; Info: Grace McDonald, 386-938-4911,
Hamilton County Board of Commissioners first Tuesday, 9 a.m., and
third Tuesday at 6 p.m., County Commissioners' Board Roote, courthouse,
Hamilton County Chamber of Commerce, Inc. first Thursday; 6 p.m.;
1153 US 41 NW, Suite 4, Jasper (courthouse annex); Info: 386-792-1300.
Hamilton County Council on Aging, Inc. needs volunteer drivers; home-
delivered meals program; Info: Kanoye Capps; 1509 S.W. First Street, Jasper,
Hamilton County Development Authority second Thursday; 7 p.m., at
1153 US 41 NW, Suite 4, Jasper (courthouse annex); Info: 386-792-6828.
Hamilton County Planning and Zoning Board second Tuesday, 6 p.m.;
Hamilton County' Board of County Commissioners meeting room, Hamilton
County Courthouse, Jasper; open to the public.
Hamilton County Riding Club first Saturday; 5 p.m., meeting-games;
Hamilton County Arena, Jasper; third Saturday; 5 p.m.; trail ride-dinner, loca-
tion,announced at the first Saturday meeting; new members welcome; Info:
Hamilton County School Board board meetings, second Monday (third
Monday during June and July); School Board workshops-fourth Mondays-as
needed. For times and locations, visit the district's Web site at
Hamilton County Tourist Development Council second Wednesday;
noon; 1153 US 41.NW, Suite 4, Jasper (courthouse annex); Info: 386-792-6828.
Home and Community Educators (HCE) first Wednesday, 9:30 a:m., at
Suwannee County Extension Office, Coliseum Complex, Eleventh Street, Live
Oak; new members welcome; Pleasant Hill-second Monday; McAlpin Com-
munity Club, McAlpin; Happy Homemakers-second Wednesday; Suwannee
County Coliseum Complex, Eleventh Street, Live Oak. Info: 386-362-2771.
Humane Society, Suwannee Valley Animal Shelter second Monday;
noon; at the shelter located on Bisbee Loop, south entrance, in Lee off CR 255,
Madison County; Capacity will be increased to 72-.75 animals after remodeling
completed. Info: toll-free 866-Adoptl2, 866-236-78'12,
Jasper City Council Meeting second Monday; 6 p.m.; Jasper City Hall.
Jasper Lions Club Meeting second and fourth Tuesday, 7 p.m., Roosters
that meets weekly in Live Oak. For more info e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Civil Air Patrol-Suwannee Valley Composite Squadron Thursdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m.,
at the EAA hangar at the Suwannee County Airport, Live Oak. Membership open to chil-
dren ages 12 to 18, and all adults. Info: Capt. Grant W. Meadows Jr. in Live Oak, 386-208-
0701 or Capt. Rick Peters in Lake City, 386-623-1356 or www.gainesvillecap.org or
Dowling Park Volunteers Saturdays; 1100 hours-11 a.m.; at 22992 CR 250, Live Oak.
Farmer's Market Suwannee County Small Farmer's Market opened April 18. Local
fresh fruit and vegetables available, Tuesdays and Thursdays, thru Thursday, July 27.
Hours: 9 a.m.-I p.m. The site has changed back to the loading dock of the old Atlantic
Coastline Freight Depot on the east end of the Suwannee Historical Museum, US 129
North, Live Oak. They accept both the Senior and WIC Farmer's Market Nutrition
Coupons, as well as cash. Scheduled closed dates: Tuesday, May 30 and Tuesday, July 4.
Vendors call 386-362-1728, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Girl Scout Junior Troop 1077 every Friday; 3:30 p.m.; Suwannee River Regional Li-
brary, US 129 South, Live Oak. Info: Jenise Freeland, 386-364-4932 email@example.com.
Greater Vision Support Group every Friday; 9:30 a.m.; Christ Central Ministries,
1550 S. Walker Ave., Live Oak, FL 32064; Info: 386-208-1345.
Home Front Ministries weekly meetings; offers spiritual and emotional support to
women going through separation, divorce or a troubled marriage; also, offers individual
prayer ministry to women, regardless of marital status, for healing life's hurts. Located in
Lake City. Info: 386-754-2800 or 386-963-4903.,
Jasper Kiwanis Club of Hamilton County Wednesdays, 12:15 p.m., J.R. Lee Com-
plex, Jasper. Call for an application, 386-792-3484, 386-755-4896 or 386-792-1110; leave
name, address and phone or contact number.
Diner. Info: Bob Clark, 386-792-9328. .
Jennings Town Council Meeting first Tuesday; 7 p.m.; Jennings Town
White Springs Town Council Meeting: Third Tuesday; 7 p.m.; White
Springs Town Hall.
Lady of the Lake Quilting Guild Fourth Wednesday, for May, June and
July only at Suwannee River Regional Library, US 129 South, Live Oak; for
anyone interested in quilts and the art of quilting; the quilting public is invit-
ed. Info: Sandy Lindfors, president, 386-362-6850, firstname.lastname@example.org or
Joan Murray, 386-758-5980.
Leona 4-H Community Club first Monday; 7 p.m.; home of Avon and
Betty.Hicks, 6107 180th St., McAlpin; Info: Betty Hlicks, 386-963-4205; Pam
Lion's Club second Tuesday and fourth Tuesday; 7 p.m.; Farm Bureau
meeting room; Info: Richard Tucker, 386-963-4577.
Live Oak Artist Guild first Tuesday;-7 p.m.; St. Luke's Episcopal Church,
Live Oak; Info: Don Strickland, 386-362-5146.
Live Oak Garden Club Sept.-May; Morning Glories-third Friday; Night
.Bloomers-third Tuesday, 1302 S.W. Eleventh Street, Live Oak.
Live Oak Senior Citizens first Monday; 10:30 a.m.; Exhibition II Build-
ing, Coliseum Complex, 1302 SW Eleventh St., Live Oak; escorted tours,
prices vary; Info: Lula Herring, 386-364-1510.
Suwannee Valley Humane Society Animal Shelter second Monday;
noon; at the shelter located on Bisbee Loop, south entrance, in Lee off CR 255,
Madison County; Capacity will be increased to 72-75 animals after remodeling
completed.Info: toll-free 866-Adoptl2, 866-236-7812,
Live Oak, Suwannee County Recreation Board second Wednesday; 5:30
p.m. Suwannee Parks & Recreation offices, 1201 Silas Drive, Live Oak; Info:
MADD Dads Third Thursday; 7 p.m.; Suwanitee County Courthouse.
Man To Man Group second Thursday; 7 p.m.; Marvin E. Jones Building,
Dowling Park; free; refreshments provided; Info: American Cancer Society
toll-free 800-ACS-2345 or the local office toll-free 888-295-6787 (Press 2)
Market Days Advent Christian Village first Saturday; 8 a.m.-1 p.m.;
Space-first-come, first-serve basis, $5 each; Village Square shops open; Info:
Lodge Office 386-658-5200.
McAlpin Community Club second Monday; 7 p.m.; covered dish dinner
first; everyone welcome; purpose to acquaint members of the community ser-
vices available in the county; Info: Grant Meadows Jr., 386-935-9316 or
Shirley Jones, 386-963-5357; building rental: Kristie Harrison, 386-364-3400.,
MOAA (Military Officers Association of America) fourth Thursday, 6:30
p.m., at Elks Club, Lake City; former and present officers meet for dinner and
program; Info: Dennis Tarkington, 386-719-7092 or Tandy Carter, 386-719-
MOMS Club second Wednesday; 11:15 a.m. at the fellowship hall of
Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, go West pn US,90 seven miles from 1-75,
and 1-1/2 miles from tleColumbia/Suwariee'.Cbianty line ,.12miles.from Live
Oak; Info: 386-397,1254, MOMSClubofLiveOakLakeCityFl@alltel.net
National Active and Retired Federal Employees (N.A.R.F.E.) Association
third Tuesday; 11:30 a.m.; Quail Heights Country Club, 161 Quail Heights
Terrace, Lake City; guest speakers; all present and retired federal employees
invited; Info: 386-755-8570 or 386-752-6593.
North Florida Chapter of Newborns in Need first 'Saturday;.9:30 a.m.;
St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 139,1 SW Eleventh Street, Live Oak; join them in
providing for these babies too young to help themselves. Info: Dorothy
Phillips, secretary, 386-362-1886.
North Florida Conservation and Airboat Alliance second Tuesday; 7
p.m.; Mark Carver's cook shed: 11166 100 St., Live Oak, first drive on right
just past Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative, Inc.;' all meetings covered
dish; airboaters and sportsmen working to keep public lands and waterways
open for everyone to use and enjoy. Info: Chris Aue, 386-658-1092.
Nursing Mom's Group second Friday; 10 a.mn.; Suwannee River Regional
Library, Live Oak; Info: Michelle, 386-776-2955.
Remembering the Loss of Your Baby first Thursday; 11:30 a.m.-l p.m.;
Hospice of North Central Florida, North Building Counseling Room, 4305 NW
90th Blvd., Gainesville; open support group for families who have experienced
the loss of a baby; Info:' Cheryl Bailey, 352-692-5107, toll-free 800-816-0596.
SHINE Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders Branford first
Wednesday; 9-10 a.m.; Library, US 129 North, Branford; free; trained volun-
teers help elders and their caregivers in Suwannee County to understand
Medicare and other health insurance
programs make informed decisions on
insurance, Medicare Prescription Drug
,Cards and on discounted prescription
drug programs and eligibility require-
ments; Info: Florida Department of El-
der Affairs toll-free 800-262-2243,
Monday Friday, 8:30 a.im.- 4:30 p.m.
SHINE Serving Health Insur-
ance Needs of Elders Advent Chris-
tian Village Dowling Park trained a
volunteers he p elders and their care-
givers in Dowling Park area of Suwan-
nee County to understand Medicare
and other health insurance programs
make informed decisions on insurance,
Medicare Prescription Drug Cards and
on discounted prescription drug pro- Sport, Yellow,
granis and eligibility requirements;
free; Info: appointment 386-658-
3333 or 386-658-5329; Florida Depart- 1
mdeht of Elder Affairs toll-free 800- 1993 Dodge Intrepid
262-2243, Monday Friday, 8:30 a.m.-
SHINE Serving Health Insur-
ance Needs of Elders Jasper Mon-
Live Oak Singles Group-meeting at a new location; Info: Judy, 386-362-4448 or Eva,
386-776-1606, from 6-9 p.m.
Narcotics Anonymous Wednesdays and Saturdays, 8 p.m.; at the Jasper Public Li-
Narcotics Anonymous Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-7 p.m.; Closed sessions. Info: Lee
Over Eaters Anonymous Mondays, 11:35 a.m.-12:50 p.m., at Suwannee River Re-
gional Library, 129 South, Live Oak. We care. Info: 386-364-4749.
Quarterback Club Meeting Mondays, 6:30 p.m.; at Old Nettie Baisden school next
to the football stadium.
Square Dance Vagabond Squares, Thursdays, 7-9:30 p.m., St. Luke's Episcopal
Church, Newbem Road. Info: Loyce Harrell, 386-963-3225 or Ralph Beekman, 386-752-
Suwannee River Riding Club Membership fee $25 per year. Team roping first and
third Friday night. Speed events first and third Saturday night. Info: 386-935-2622.
Suwannee Valley Barbershop Chorus Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Crapps Meeting Room,
Suwannee River Regional Library, US 129 South, Live Oak; Info: Fred Phillips, 386-362-
Suwannee Valley Flight-Civil Air Patrol Thursdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m., EAA hangar at
the Suwannee County Airport, Live Oak. Currently accepting applications for membership
and welcome visitors. Info: www.gainesvillecap.org or www.cap.gov.
TOPS Take Off Pounds Sensibly; Thursdays; 8:30 a.m. weigh-in; meeting 9 a.m.; Live
Oak Community Church of God; Info: Barbara, 386-362-5933; Pat, 386-935-3720.
Weight Watchers Mondays, 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., St. Luke's Episcopal, toll-free 800-
day-Friday, 1-4 p.m.; Hamilton Pharmacy Assistance Program, Sandlin Build-
ing, 204 NE 1st Street, Jasper; trained volunteers help elders and their care-
givers in Suwannee County to understand Medicare and other health insurance
programs make informed decisions on insurance, Medicare Prescription Drug
Cards and on discounted prescription drug programs and eligibility require-
ments; free; Info: Florida Department of Elder Affairs toll-free 800-262-2243,
Monday Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
SHINE Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders Live Oak second
Monday, 1-3 p.m. or second Thursday, 1:30-2:30 p.m.; Suwannee River Re-
gional Library, US 129 South, Live Oak; trained volunteers help elders and
their caregivers in Suwannee County to understand Medicare and other health
insurance programs make informed decisions on insurance, Medicare Prescrip-
tion Drug Cards and on discounted prescription drug programs and eligibility
requirements; free; Info: Florida Department of Elder Affairs toll-free 800-
262-2243, Monday Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
SHINE Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders White Springs -
first and third Thursday; 9:30-11:30 a.m.; Library, 12797 Roberts Street, White
Springs; free; trained volunteers help elders and their caregivers in Suwannee
County to understand Medicare and other health insurance programs make in-
formed decisions on insurance, Medicare Prescription Drug Cards and on dis-
counted prescription drug programs and eligibility requirements; Info: Florida
Department of Elder Affairs toll-free 800-262-2243, Monday Friday, 8:30
a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Suwannee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association second Monday; 7-9
p.m.; Suwannee River Water Management District, US 90 and CR 49, Live
Oak; Info: Sam Bigbie, 386-362-5090; Don Neale, 386-362-4850; Sylvia Dun-
Suwannee County Democratic Executive Committee dinner meeting,
first Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. for dinner, meeting at 7 p.m., Spirit of the Suwannee
Music Park, US 129 North, Live Oak; Info/RSVP: Monica, 386-330-2036.
Suwannee County Cattlemen's Association third Thursday; 6:30 p.m.;
'Farmers Co-op meeting room; Info: Herb Rogers, 386-362-41.18.
Suwannee County Tourist Development Council fourth Tuesday; 1 p.m.;
Chamber of Commerce Building, 816 S. Ohio Ave., Live Oak.
Suwannee County.Senior Citizens first Monday; 10:30 a.m., Exhibition
II Building, Coliseum Complex, 1302 SW Eleventh St., Live Oak; escorted
tours, prices vary; Info: Lula Herring, 386-364-1510.
Suwannee River Valley Archaeology Society third Tuesday; public li-
brary, Branford; Info':' 386-935-4901.
Suwannee Valley Builders Association second Thursday; 6 p.m.; Farm
Bureau meeting room, 407 Dowling Ave., Live Oak; $5 per person for meal and
Suwannee Valley Genealogical Society first Thursday; 7 p.m., Wilbur St.
Live Oak; Open Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m.-noon and .1-5 p.m.; Info: 386-
Suwannee Valley Humane Society Animal Shelter second Monday;
noon; at the shelter located on Bisbee Loop,.south entrance, in Lee off CR 255,
Madison County; Capacity will be increased to 72-75 animals aftei remodeling
completed. Info: toll-free 866-Adoptl2, 866-236-7812,
Suwannee Valley Quilters first and third Thursday; 10 a.m.; Info:, Jane,
386-776-2909 after 4 p.m.
Suwannee Valley Kennel Club third Tuesday; 7:30 p.m.; Hospitality and
Recreational Building, Columbia County Fairgrounds, Lake City, Lake City.
Tobacco-Free Piirtnership of Suwannee County quarterly, Info: Mary
Jordan Taylor, 386-362-2708, ext. 232.
Vision SSeeds, Inc. second Tuesday, 6 p.m. promptly, at location to.be an-
nounced. Spiritual-Social-Educational-Economic Development. Save our chil-
diren! Unit in Christ Jesus-Empowerment. All are welcome. Info: Otha White
Sr., president, 386-364-1367 or 386-364-1209.
Vivid Visions, Inc. first Monday; 5:30 p.m.; Douglass Center Conference
Room; a shelter and outreach agency for victims of domestic violence; Info:
Wellborn' Community Association (WCA) second Thursday; 7 p.m.;
Wellborn Community Center; Info: Bonnie Scott, 386-963-495.2, 386-208-
1733-leave a message. WCA fund-raiser to benefit building fund Blueber-
ry Pancake Breakfast first Saturday; center of Wellborn, Andrews Square;
blueberry pancakes, sausage and orange juice or coffee. Blueberry Festival-
first Saturday in June each year.
Wellborn Neighborhood Watch last Thursday, 7 p.m., Blake Lowe Build-
ing, 1517 4th Ave., Wellborn; Info: Bruce or Jane, 386-963-3196
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The American Cancer Society (ACS) of North Central Florida Reach-
ing out to seniors in our area. A variety of locations all over the north central
Florida area arc available for each program. Contact the American Cancer
Society toll-free at 800-ACS-2345 for more information or on the web
atwww.cancei.org. Or contact ACS locally at 352-376-6866, ext. 114 or 127.
I Can Cope-a free educational program for people facing.cancer?-either
,,........ ll. of as a caregiver. This program is offered through a partnership
between the Florida Division of the American Cancer Society and the Flori-
da Society of Oncology Social Workers and provides participants with reli-
able information, peer support, and practical coping skills.
Road To Recovery Lack of transportation is one of the biggest chal-
lenges for thousands of cancer patients. Many need daily or weekly treatment
and they don't have a car or are too ill to drive. The Road to Recovery pro-
gram provides volunteer drivers to transport cancer patients to and from these
life-saving cancer treatments.
Look Good ... Feel Better a free, community-based program that teach-
es beauty techniques to female cancer patients currently in chemotherapy or
radiation treatment to help restore their appearance and self-image. This part-
nership between the American Cancer Society; the Cosmetic, Toiletry and
Fragrance Association Foundation; and the National Cosmetology Associa-
tion enables certified and licensed beauty professionals to help cancer pa-
tients regain self-confidence during their treatment.
Reach to Recovery connects breast cancer patients with trained breast
cancer survivors. Breast cancer survivors provide free one-on-one support
and information to help cope with their breast cancer experience.
Man to Man provides men with prostate cancer a comfortable, commu-
nity-based setting for discussion, education and support. The program pro-
vides 'men with free support on individual and group levels, and offers par-
ticipants the opportunity to educate their communities and advocate for
prostate cancer issues.
Another Way, Inc. Support Groups support groups for victims and sur-
vivors of domestic violence; Info: 386-792-2747, toll-free hot line 800-500-'
Branford Farmers' Market Mondays, 2-6 p.m. through June at the
Community Center at Hatch Park, 403 SE Craven Street, Branford. Available
will be locally grown fruits, vegetables, flowers and other agricultural prod-
ucts. This market is certified as a redemption point for Farmers' Market Nu-
trition Program coupons for WIC and Elder recipients. Info: 386-935-1146 or
Childbirth classes (free) Suwannee County Health Department; every
Tuesday; 6-8 p.m.; Info or to register: Coleen Cody, 386-362-2708, ext. 218.
Christian Home Educators of Suwannee (CHES) home school support
group; weekly park days; informal meetings; fellowship for parents and kids;
Info: ches3in I@yahoo.com or Tammy,. 386-362-6939.
Christian Mission in Action Ministry free food and clothing give-away,;
second Saturday, 11 a.m.-I p.m., at John H. Hale Park and Recreation Cen-
ter, Duval Street, Live Oak; Info: Audrey Sharpe, 386-364-4560.
Community Concerts of Lake City typical performances include jazz,
swing, and often Broadway performers. Reciprocity Program: North Florida
Community College and North Florida Community College. Info and/or tick-
ets: Herman Gunter, 386-362-7101; Joan Radford, 386-364-4923.
Department of Children and Families (DCF) DCF service center, 501
Demorest St., Live Oak; public assistance recipients get help in completing
voter registration applications; Info: 386-362-1483.
Disaster Action Team Volunteers Needed The American Red Cross of
Suwannee Valley; needs volunteers; Disaster Action Team; Info: 386-752-
The Story of Dowling Park Advent Christian Village (ACV) at Dowl-
ing Park; speaking engagement or a tour for your organization, club or
church; ACV representatives available; free videotape; Info: 386-658-5110,
toll-free 800-714-3134, e-mail email@example.com; www.acvillage.net.
Experience Works a national nonprofit organization, (formerly Green
Thumb) provides training and employment services to older workers-over 55
and with a limited income-in Suwannee County through the Senior Commu-
nity Service Employment Program (SCSEP); minimum wage-20 hours per
week. Info: Lake Cirt, One Stop, 386-755-9026, ext. 3129 for Loretta or ext.
3134 for Ronald; '.'*. e'.perience', ork. org.
Epcerimintl.il airplanee Association (EAA) Breakfast fourth Saturday;
bre.A.tiil,'. ;.'. J troni 9- 1I'a m at the EAA Chapter Building at the Suwan-
nee County Airport; eggs, sausage, pancakes, toast, coffee, fruit and juice for
$4.50; the EAA Chapter sponsors two students from NJROTC to go to the Air
Academy in Oshkosh, Wis. ,
Figure drawing classes with live model by John Rice Wednesday,
6:30-8:30 p.m., local artist and gallery owner offers figure drawing classes
,.. i1h a1 1 ...l..I. a11 Sui annee High School, $5 per class-to pay the model;
.j ione,. hIh -: h.ol age or older is welcome to attend; bring your pencils;
Info: 386-362-2066. .
Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville Florida's state nat-
ural history museum, near the intersection of Southwest 34th Street and Hull
Road, University of Florida Cultural Plaza, Gainesville; 10 a.m.-5 p.m:,
Mond., .a iin,.J.,, .ind 1-5 p.m., Sunday; closed Thanksgiving and Cr ri;ima'l .
1 he Bueiicl., I'.,nfore l is a permanent, exhibit and includes nectar.flowers
jand ..-I rh.-.. I-ii, .around the world to support hundreds of live butterflies.
P,..-school aild home school programs offered. NOTE: During 2006, Muse-
nuii will offer a number of summer classes for students in grades 1-6: Info:
Two Male Yorkie
Call for more details
Food Bank of Suwannee Valley a division of Catholic Charities of Lake
city whose purpose is to distribute food to member agencies for further dis-
tribution in the four county service areas, to help eliminate hunger. These 14
member agencies serve Columbia, Suwannee, Hamilton and Union counties
and have distributed over 250,000 pounds of food since August 2005. Volun-
teers are always needed, call Glenda Parton at 386-755-5683.
Friends of Suwannee River State Park memberships available; non-
profit organization; monthly bird walks will be held every fourth Saturday at
8 a.m., meet at the ranger station, bring binoculars and your favorite bird
identification book, park admission $4; Info: membership chair Walter
Schoenfelder, 850-971-5354, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gainesville Downtown Community Plaza Free Friday night fun for
everyone every Friday night from 8-10. p.m., May 5-Oct. 27, Gainesville's
Downtown Community Plaza, in the heart of historic downtown Gainesville,
will come alive with the area's most talented performers. The "Let's Go
Downtown" Plaza Series, presented by the City of Gainesville's Department
of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs, will feature a myriad of musical
and performing arts. Something for everyone: original pop, Beatle's tunes
and blues jams, latin, pop, rock, jazz and tributes. Free and open to the pub-
lic. Info: 352-334-ARTS, 352-334-2787, or Linda Piper, 352-334-5064,
GED Tests Suwannee-Hamilton Technical Center; mandatory registra-
tion session before test; Info: Lynn Lee, 386-364-2782; age waivers, Lynne
Roy, 386-384-2763, counselor.
Haven Hospice of the Suwannee Valley Helping Hands Volunteer
Orientation first Wednesday, 10-11 a.m.; or, third Tuesday, 5-6:30 p.m.; at
Hospice of the Suwannee Valley, 618 SW FL Gateway Drive, Lake City;
Info: Carolyn Long, 386-752-9191.
High Springs Farmers' Market Downtown Historic High Springs -
Thursdays, 2-6 p.m.; sponsored by the City of High Springs; behind City Hall
on NW Second Street; Info: 386-454-3950.
Lafayette County Veterans DD Form 214, "Certificate of Release or
Discharge from Active Duty" can be recorded in the Clerk of Court's office,
Lafayette County Courthouse, Mayo.
Lake Butler Singles Club Saturdays, 7 p.m., at Lake Butler Communi-
ty Club; covered dish dinner 7-8 p.m., dancing 8 -11 p.m.; no smoking and
no alcoholic beverages are allowed; membership fees required; Info: Mildred
Johns, 386-758-8223 or Margie Paulk, 386-294-3128.
LillyAnswers Program Available to Floridians 65 and older, who are en-
rolled in Medicare, have an annual income below 200 percent of the federal
poverty level and have no other drug coverage. Info: www.lillyanswers.com,
Live! At Dowling Park Artist Series 2006-2007 Advent Christian Vil-
lage "Live! at Dowling Park" Artist Series 2006-2007 presents perfor-
mances monthly; Reciprocity Program: North Florida Community College
and Community Concerts of Lake. City, Inc. Tickets. available at Advent
Christian Village Cashier's Office, Suwannee County Chamber of Commerce
and The Music Center in Live Oak. Info/schedule of events: Retirement Ser-
vices, 386-658-5400, email@example.com or.
Love INC A non-profit Christian group; represents local churches; finds
help for valid needs; Info: Ginny Peters, 386-364-4673, Monday-Friday, 9
MDA Assists people with ALS; help with purchase and repair of wheel-
clAairs; support groups; expert-led seminars; Info: www.als.mdausa.org.
Marine Corps League First Tuesday, 7 p.m., The Suwannee Valley De-
tachment of the Marine Corps League of the United States meets at Wellborn
Community Center; ladies auxiliary meets at same time and place, Info: Jer-
ry Curtis, 386-984-6755; Janet Morgan, 386-362-2068.
Marriage? Help me! A program presented by Solid Rock Ministries,
Inc. of Jasper; at no charge to anyone. Helping to apply Christian principles
to our every day living, Florida state certified. Info: 386-792-2603.
Morningside Nature Center Living History Farm, Gainesville Living
History Days; Barnyard Buddies; Discover and Do; Who's Who in the
Woods; A Night at the Owlery; Info: 352-334-2170, www.natureopera-
NFCC offers ed2go on-line courses in many diffteeniem itle i areas; in-
structor-led, affordable, informative, ccor.'.enient and highl., irnteracti'i, re
quires Internet 'access, e-mail and Netscape Nja Igator or Nlkicv;ori internet
Explorer; course fees vary; Info: Suzie Godfrey, 850-973-9453, communi-
NFCC TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education) every Monday at 6 p.m.
and every Tuesday at 1:30 p.m.; NFCC Technical Center, Madison campus;
:Photo ID; Info/Pre-registration: 850-973-9451.
NFCC College Placement Tests on computer, e'.er, Thursday; 8:30
.a.m. and. 1:30 p.m.; NFCC Technical Center, BlIg 13, Mad.min idampus, reg-
istration required 24 hours before testing; $10 fee; Info/pre-registration: 85'0-
NFCC E-Spotlight provides weekly information Events, current col-
lege news and happenings delivered directly to your e-mail address; Info:
850-973-1613, Kim Scarboro, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Narconon Arrowhead Drug addiction can leave an indi iduals, family
and friends feeling helpless and out of c,-,nitr:.l, Narconon offers.free coun-
seling, assessments and referrals to relijbiliitaon centers nationwide Info:
toll-free, 800-468-6933, www.sfopaddiction.com.
North Central Florida Sexual Assault Center, Inc. provides individual
and 'group counseling'.for victims of rape and incest; 18. years old or older,
victims of rape, sexual abuse or incest is eligible; services free and confiden-
tial; Call -victim advocate,, Erica Nix toll-free at Pager Number, 800-400-
7140; Info: 386-719-9287. ,
North Florida Workforce Deelopment -strives to help di.,located work-
ers and o:her .iob.eekers find emplom,. ienrt in a prompt manner; office hours
at One-Stop Centers in Hamilton: 386-792-1229, Jefferson: 850-342-3338,
Lafayette: 386-294-1055, .Madison: 850-973-9675, Suwannee: 386-364-7952
'and Taylor:'850-584-7604; 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday arid alternate Sat-
urdays, 9 a.m.-l p.m.
Old Time Gospel Memorial Jamboree-first Friday,' 6:30 p.m., in Lee
Woiship Center, 398 Magnolia Drive, Lee; free Gospel concert; open mike;
everyone is invited, bring a'covered dish and bring a friend; bloor prize; free
will offering and donations 'taken to benefit the toof building fund and ex-
pen.ses cf te s-ng. groups, singers and pickers, if-uu v .ini to pei formn oi for
more information, contact Allen and Brenda McCormick, 850-971-4135, af-
ter 6 p.m.
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home, can reduce the amount you pay the
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Operation Cleansweep FDACS and FDEP sponsor Operation Clean-
sweep to collect and safely dispose of pesticides in Florida; Cost: Free; Info:
toll-free 877-851-5285, www.dep.state.fl.us/waste/categories/cleansweep-
pesticides/ or local Household Hazardous Waste program, www.earth9l11.
Parents of ADD and ADHD Children support group; Info: Lea-Anne
Pregnancy Crisis Center The Live Oak Pregnancy Crisis Center, 112
Piedmont St., Live Oak, is open Wednesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; confiden-
tial counseling, free pregnancy tests, clothes for expectant mothers and in-
fants; referrals to pro-life doctors; groups and churches may sponsor baby
showers with donation of the gifts to the center; needed: maternity clothes
and hangers; Info: 386-330-2229 or toll-free 800-696-4580.
Prescription Assistance patients who need help paying for their pre-
scription medicines should call Partnership for Prescription Assistance, toll-
free 800-477-2669, www.pparx.org
Prescription drugs nationwide free medication program eligibility
based on three qualifications; doctor must assist in application process, no
prescription drug coverage and earn less than $2,000 per month; Lawson
Healthcare Foundation, a non-profit public benefit organization; Info: Exec-
utive Director Stephanie Tullis, toll-free 888-380-MEDS (6337), ext. 205
during normal business hours or access the Foundation's new'Web site at
Regional Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Coalition serving
Suwannee, Lafayette, Hamilton, Madison, Jefferson and Taylor counties;
meets quarterly; Info: Diana King, 850-342-0170, ext. 220.
Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park The Suwannee River Bluegrass
Association every Saturday. night; 6 p.m.; bluegrass jam; Pickin' Shed; ex-
cept during main festival events; Spirit of the Suwanneb Music Park, US 129
North, Live Oak; potluck dinner third Saturday; Info: 386-364-1683.
Sun Country Jamboree second Saturday of each month at Spirit of the
Suwannee Music Park, US 129 North, Live Oak; Info/tickets: 386-364-1683.
Stephen Foster State Culture Center State Park, White Springs first
Saturday, Cracker Coffeehouse, 7-9 p.m., auditorium; open stage night with
songs, stories, yodeling, music:and much more. Coffee and desserts available
for sale. Free admission; Located on US 41, three miles from 1-75 and nine
miles from 1-10. Info/schedule of events: 386-397-4331, www.FloridaS-
Suwannee County Historical Museum free admission, open from 9
a.m.-3 p.m., Monday-Friday, US 129 North, Live Oak. Info: 386-362-1776.
Suwannee Valley Builders Association (SVBA) a non profit organiza-
tion, is a group of approximately 80 local citizens dedicated to building a
stronger community, whose members volunteer their time with active in-
volvement with associate sponsorships of worthwhile community activities
and associate members of the Council for Progress and Suwannee County
Chamber of Commerce. SVBA donates two academic scholarships each year,
donates Christmas gift/food baskets each year and sponsor of the children's
playhouse raffle at Christmas. Featured speakers from local businesses and a
catered dinner are the highlights of the evening at monthly meetings. The
general public is invited to attend and become members. Donations of $5 a
person are accepted at the door to help cover catering expenses. For more
info on joining the organization, contact Ronnie Poole, 386-362-4539.
Taylor County Jamboree, Perry times and dates vary for monthly
events held at Old Gladys Morse Elementary School, Perry; live music, mu-
sicians from the area and from the Monticello Country Jamboree perform; no
admission fee; tickets sold for door prizes support the event; everyone is wel-
come; Info: 850-578-2484.
Volunteer driver safety training instructors needed AARP Driver
Safety instructors needed in this area, call Anne George, trainer, 386-752-
Volunteers needed The American Cancer Society's Road to Recovery
Program in Suwannee County is stepping up efforts to recruit both drivers
and patients. This vital patient service program is in need of volunteers who
are willing to drive patients to and from their cancer appointments. To vol-
unteer as a driver or to request a ride, please call this toll-free'number and ask
to be connected to the Road To Recovery Program in your local area: 800-
Volunteers needed Disaster Animal Response Team i D.\RT) is looking
for help. Volunteers are needed to help put with animals during hurricanes
and all riatural disasters: DART meets the&'first Tuesday at 3" p m at Com-
panion Animal Hospital, 605 N. Houston Street, Live Oak. Volunteers are es-
pecially needed to help -man pet-friendly shelters right here in Suwannee
County. If you'd like to help out or be put on the list of volunteers, call 386-
208-0072, or come to the monthly meeting. DART helps out with pets, live-
stock, horses, birds and all animals during natural disasters.
Volunteers needed in Lafayette County-Lafayette Health Care Center in
Mayo is seeking volunteers to as:,'t iith residents in its Inmg iacilirN. Vol-
unteers offer emoiionali support and one-on-one in'.olement that can truly
touch:lives. Duties can includee helping with activities of daily living, sitting
with a resident, providing reassurance or companionship for residents and
families and just being an attentive listener and friend. Info: Louise Johnson,
activities, director, 386-294-3300.
Volunteers needed in Lafayette and Suwannee County-SHINE.(Serving
Health Insurance Needs of Elders): Program. .SHINE is a free Medicare and
health in-urance information and counseling program iliat helps elders make
informed decision'. Senior- and their caregi'\er receive information and as-
siitance on programs that mj,, help to reduce their health insurance and pre-
scription medication costs. SHINE volunteers help Medicare recipients at
designated community centers or by telephone compare supplemental insur-
ance policies, interpret coverage, and review Medicare and health insurance
forms. Apply now for our next training class. Info: toll-free 800-262-2243.
Wanted Volunteer positions open; Surrey Place Care Center, US 90 East,
Live Oak; extensive seven-day-a-week activity program; volunteers needed:
calling out bingo.or pokeno, reading to residents who no longer see well or
sharing scriptures, giving wheel chair rides in the courtyard, helping with
special events or being a "helper/partner" on outings out of the facility; goal:
to keep residents lives fulfilled by being busy and happy; Info: 386-364-
Wanted Lake City VA Medical Center needs volunteer transportation
drivers for veterans coming to the Medical Center and returning home.
Info/to volunteer: call Voluntary Service toll-free 800-308-8387 or 386-755-
3016, extension 2135, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.'
Wanted United Way of Suwannee Valley, in collaboration with Ameri-
can Red Cross, is working to recruit volunteers to assist in disaster response.
Volunteers needed are shelter managers, shelter workers, radio systems coor-
dinators and Emergency Operations
m JHBCenter representatives. Training will
S1 k '4B J A be provided. Please contact Vanessa
Horman,. long-term recovery coordina-
o J.W. Hill & Associates, tor; United Way of Suwannee Valley,
Li Oak, FL 32 0 386-752-5604, if you would be willing
LIV Oak, FL 3 4 to participate in training to prepare
ept. 9 and register there., you to serve your community in the
event of a disaster.
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it? 229-219-7080 or www.wild-adven-
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veterans to tour Italy in May, 2007 -
The Association of Fifth Army veter-
e auction? ans of World War II, Italian Campaign,
ut the auction? will visit Rome, Anzio, Cassino, Flo-
te auction process works? rence, Futa Pass-Mt. Battaglia,
an auction? Bologna, Venice and American mili-
an. atary cemeteries. Family members and
oU to attend an auction? friends of, veterans who battled Nazi
'OU to attend an auction? forces from 1943-45 will visit Italy for
OP.M. 10 days May 7-17, 2007 for a nostal-
SW i hgic tour of cities, towns and places.
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rom attending an auction write him at 5121 B Nesting Way, Del-
ray Beach,' FL 33484.
ore abu World War II Institute on World
ore about auctions? War II & the Human Experience,
FSU, Tallahassee Donations of
World War II documents, photographs,
artifacts, and other wartime memora-
bilia or monetary contributions or gifts
in honor/memory of someone may be
made. Info: 850-644-9033,
email@example.com or Institute on
World War II & the Human Experi-
1105 HOWARD ST.W., ence, Florida State University, Talla-
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Crist to file multi-million 2007 Savannah Music Festival to kick off
dollar price fixing case
St. Partrick's Day weekend with music
Attorney General Charlie
Crit announced recently hel
will suLie seen foreign iand do-
Inestic firms dtha minufaciurc
computer memory chips, as
%ell as theil US suibsidiane.,
alleging the inrms conspired
to fix the prices of dynamic
random access memo,",
(DRANl) chips Cnst and 33
other stare attorneys general
%\l lfile the case. clamiinu
multi-milhon dollar damages
to pri\ ate citizens and govern-
mental agencies that pur-
chased DRAIM chips and
equipment that contained the
chips o% er a four-} ear penod.
Companies named as de-
fendants include Microu
Technology, Inc.; Infineon
Technologies AG: -I nix
Semiconductor. Inc., Elpida
Memory, Inc.; Mosel Vitelic
Corp.; Nanya Technology
Corp. and NEC Electronics
Amenca, Inc. The largest four
of the DRAM manufacturers
and their US subsidiaries con-
trol roughly 70 percent of the
US market, which in 2003
%was approximately $5 billion
of the $17 billion in world-
The main allegations in the
complaint focus on the defen-
dants' conspiracy to fix
DRAM chip prices ftom 1998
through 2002. The price fix-
ing allowed them to artificial-
ly restain supply, allocate the
production and markets for
DRAM chips among them-
selves and rig bids for DRAM
chip contracts. DRAM chips
are semiconductors that hold
temporary instructions and
data, making the data avail-
able for quick access when
computers and other electron-
ic devices are in use.
"These companies, con-
spired to riL the market.
working togetheli to keep
prices artficiaill. high." said
Cnst "In the process, thel
hurt individual consumers,
go'. emmerit ageicies Jnd tax-
pa ers ""
According to the states'
complaint. the firms began to
coordin.tce prices as early as
19q8, when there was an ex-
ce.ss of DRAM cups in the
majil.et As a result, computer
manufacturers paid more for
DRAM than they would have
paid "in a fliee and competi-
tive market The affected
computer manufacturers in-
cluded Apple Counputei, Inc..
Compaq Computer Corp..
Dell, lunc, Gatew~ay, Inc..
He wlett-Packaid Co. and
IBM The computer manufac-
turers passed along these
overclaiges to Florida con-
sumers and lorinda public en-
fity computer purchasers.
The case follows a federal
antitrust investigation by the
ULS Deparmnent of Justice
(DOJI. Alter the DOJ
launched its investigation in
June 2002, Micron agreed to
cooperate with investigators
in e\cliange for amnesty from
federal criminal charges. Four
firms, as well as 12 corporate
individuals. pled guilty to
criminal pricedtixing and paid
more than $730 million in
The complaint, to be filed
in US District Court for the
Northern District of Califor-
nia. asks the court to order the
defendants to pay three times
the amount of damages for
which the court finds them li-
able. Florida is one of the lead
states in the case
The Savannah Music Festival (SMF)
will kick off 18 days of musical events on
Thursday, March 15, 2007, in conjunction
with the city's much heralded St. Patrick's
Day celebration. As Savannah's population
swells with visitors attracted to witness the
traditions and spirit during this holiday,
SMF will present three special evenings
featuring internationally acclaimed Celtic,
Irish, jazz and blues artists. SMF is Geor-
gia's largest musical arts event and will
continue through Sunday, April 1.
The 18th annual Savannah Music Festi-
val commences on March 15th with cele-
brated Celtic folk group Leahy performing
in the historic Lucas Theatre for the Arts.
On the following evening, Friday, March
.16, a first-ever double-bill will pair four-
time Grammy winner and jazz great Di-
anne Reeves with rocking blues singer and
guitarist Susan Tedeschi, also at the Lucas
Theatre. On St. Patrick's Day itself, the ac-
claimed Irish ensemble Flook will give two
performances in the intimate American Le-
gion Hall located at the south end of
"This opening weekend is a snapshot of
what our festival offers throughout 18
days," said Rob Gibson, artistic and execu-
tive director of the Festival. "We remain
committed to presenting unique.and excit-
ing musical artists from around the word
within thehistoric district of our wonderful
city. We look forward to announcing our
entire lineup in October."
For the 2007 season, SMF will once
again produce an 18-day musical marathon
that includes symphonic music, blues, jazz,
gospel, chamber music, bluegrass, rock, a
wealth of international music and dance
styles, and its renowned American Tradi-
tions Competition. The artistic vision for
the festival includes a, commitment, to com-
missioned works, one-time only produc-
tions, and numerous freehand educational
concerts. Last year, more than 45,000 pa-
trons attended the production of 105 events
showcasing 500 artists from around the
world. It featured 59. ticketed events, 14
free midday concerts, 20 free youth educa-
tion concerts and several master classes
Savannahians began celebrating St.
Patrick's Day in 1813 with a private gath-
ering of the Hibernian Society, a group of
Irish Protestants. The first parade was five
years later. During the past 190 years, Sa-
vannah has attracted visitors from across
the globe to celebrate the great tradition of
this annual holiday. It is. now the third
largest in the world, behind New York and
Thursday, March 15, 2007, Lucas The-
atre for the Arts
"Their live performance makes "River-
dance" look like Lawrence Welk re-runs." -
Time Out New York
Weekend to Offer
Amazing Celtic and Irish
Bands and One-time Pairing
of Jazz Great
Dianne Reeves with
Full details of the 2007
Savannah Music Festival
(March 15 Apiil 1, 2007) will
be Announced October 5
Leahy is the Canadian powerhouse of
eight musical brothers and sisters who
mystify audiences whenever they play. The,
band is a whirlwind triple-threat of fiddle-
driven music, dance, and vocals augmented:
by keyboards and percussion. Their music
combines the influence of their Irish and
Scottish roots with their inherent desire to
widely travel the musical map. Their most
recent recording, In All Things, is marked
more than ever'by Leahy's willingness to.
range freely over musical boundaries and
shed conventions when necessary. This ap-.
proach earned them yet another Juno nom-
ination in 2005,. this time for Best Roots
and Traditional Album by a Group. Leal6y
includes Donnell, fiddle, Maria,. guitar;
Siobheann,, bass; Frank, drums; Agnes,'
ke) boards, Doug, fiddle; Erin. piano, and.
Angus, fiddle. For more on Leahy, visit
Dianne Reeves and Susan Tedeschi,
Friday, March 16, 2007, Lucas Theatre
for the Arts
"One question I am always asked, 'Who
is the next Billie, Sarah, Ella, Carmen or
Lena?' I can now answer in two words:
'Dianne Reeves.' She sings and swings like
all of them put together. Sultry, savvy,
unique, adventurous, with a range that flies
off the Richter, she's the hottest thing in
jazz."-- Rex Reed, New York Observer
Dianne Reeves is perhaps the pre-emi-
nent jazz vocalist in the world today. As a
result of her virtuosity, improvisational
prowess and unique R&B and jazz stylings,
Reeves was awarded the Grammy for Best
Jazz Vocal Performance for her three con-
secutive recordings-a Grammy first in
any vocal category. Dianne Reeves brought
home her fourth Grammy for the sound-
track to the critically acclaimed film, Good
Night, Arid Good Luck in February 2006,
in which she also performed. Don't miss
this world-class vocalist the New York
Times recognizes as "a jazz singer of fre-
quently astonishing skill." For more infor-
mation on Ms. Reeves, visit www.dian-
"Tedeschi comes across with genuine
girlish charm and testifying Matriarchal
choir leader. No matter what your music
taste is, Tedeschi proves she's the real
deal.. .as her fiery music will move you -
heart, soul and body!" Pollstar
In the years since she captured the pub-
lic's musical imagination with her 1998
breakthrough album Just Won't Bum, the
multi-talented musician has established a
formidable reputation as a deeply expres-
sive singer, a prodigiously talented guitarist
and distinctive songwriter. She's won a
large and loyal audience for her ability to
craft elements of classic blues, rock, R&B,
folk and gospel into a distinctly individual
style that honors rootsy musical traditions
without being subservient to them. Hope
and Desire, Tedeschi's fourth album and
her first for Verve Forecast, marks a sub-
stantial departure for the versatile artist,
presenting Tedeschi in the role of interpre-
tive vocal stylist. For more information on
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September 6-7, 2006
NEED A RIDE?
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30 ACRE PARCEL partially fenced. Costal bermuda hay field with large barn. $285,000 MLS# 54677
3 BR / 2 BA triplewide mobile home in Old Sugar Mill Subdivision. $139,500 MLS# 53227
3 BR / 2 BA custom river home on the Suwannee River with 3 beautiful acres. MLS# 54205
Beautiful 10 acres on the Suwannee River. Includes a 38 ft motor home. MLS# 53603 $325,000
Beautiful 5 acres of pastureland in Suwannee County. MLS# 54385 $77,000
3 BR / 2 BA on 1.64 acres on Vargas Acres Subdivision. MLS# 53961 $112,500
2 BR / 2.5 BA-townhouse style condo in Edgewater, FL with Indian River frontage. $425,000 MLS# 54682
4 acres in Beulah Land Subdivision. $49,900 MLS# 54523
3 BR / 2 BA DWMH and 2 BR /2 BA SWMH on 3.15 acres in Lee, FL. $159,900 MLS# 52550
120 acres *:., tL.ijlijlul i'i .,i rlt rndJ -r 'ir ,,i ur ualur i h ,rln 1i, .1L : I. i 2'':.' i.
3 BR/2 BA, 1 -. ".In ,' : 1 o r L.).: r, in ir- .:,:,unitr ,a t:'u .:r-: i lrrn i.:i, m in:r. '., I1L : 54461 $410,000
3 BR/2 BA '.o i. :- i i iri..n. :'i, .n: .: 1 ii r lu ,- ii..n a :irr..) .I..ti n p .int rrnu,.n..i i ii, ain. i new fencing located in a
good neighborhood close to shopping, schools, & downtown Live Oak. $173,900 MLS# 54231
3BR/2BA Victorian home. Upgrades have been made to thishome in the city limits of Live Oak. $239,500 MLS# 54795
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Hines Place Subdivision Jackson Heights Subdivision
Beautiful 4-5 acre lots on Mitchell Road (76th Beautiful 4-5 acre lots on Hughes Road (129th
Street) Paved Street. Restricted to homes only. Road) Located just minutes from Live Oak.
Minutes to Famous Suwannee River Paved Street. Restricted to homes only.
Owner/Fin $995 dn, 20 yrs 11.5%
Prices: $65,031-$80,772 Payments: $682.90-$850.77
S Daniel Crapps Agency, Inc. Realtor
PFS 1-800-805-7566 1-800-771-5110
of North Florida, Inc.
Corner'bf Hwy. 27 & Hwy. 51, Mayo, Florida
Heather M. Neill, Broker
PHONE: (386) 29.4-2131
j FIVE ACRES :-,n pv'ed road. near tor'n Refnrict:led t1o 0I q fr homee
8 9.59,50 Cjil Ronnie Pioole. ,2.4-539 MLSq?2ii2S
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SUi'ANNEE LANDING is a prv'are. g.ircd airpari c.:mmuniry in Live
Oak Florida There are a limned number ilt onre plus, ace lo, thal ,ill
hi.e -1 lio:ur ra'.ia', acca to 41 i. Su...annce C iour, AirTOrt SuuLannee
-.un.i A.rport A lighiedJ and pi d ih .1 urrert crLe I tl of .1 I'*eol.
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JUST LKEn NElDI IH1o1I isimmaculate. it II-
enormous bedrooms and walk-in closet in master
bedroom. Large living room and lovely front sunroom. 2
nice sized bathrooms. Both kitchen and dining room is
tiled. Also, has screened back porch. 2-car detached
garage with electric. All this with five acres on paved NICELY KEPT HOME &YARD 1998 DW 1,344 sq. ft.
road. #53673 $165,500 3/2 home. Well-kept home and nicely landscaped one-
acre +/- yard in quite area not far from town. Located
and park, but out of flood zone. All appliances,
including washer and dryer, stay. Sprinkler system,
fence, fruit trees. Just off axed road. $95,000 #52279
ACRES, lust two mifes south of Be l, right off Highway
129. This is an excellent investment or fantastic setting RESIDENTIAL LOT Very nice residential lot inside
for-development. Fenced. $16,000 per acre. Total of Mayo city limits. Located just behind town park in nice
100 acres available; Seller will subdivide into 20-acre quiet area. Fenced, fruit trees, grape vines, and big
parcels. Per County Zoning, subdividable 1/5. Call for granddaddy oak. Ready for your home. $14,000
more details. Multiple MLS numbers. #49820 292817-F
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H.:. ,ar [1 :0 '.: Ow.ner i..,i Build ypur drearn home here, .a m l.:. rr tiiorn .:ll La:.,9t- CELL
lr.a.ce $565,000. Ask for Dety Howara C.alt.ui I..r Il ire. delal-. $9"J5.(0': 386-590-0848
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Sr. ,de d .,-. -H,. ,I 7,...e in the Cy Ity rolls l Perry Florida
Great Still Hunt Land. Zoned .. o... .. Adloins esling ubdivision
Ag. LoIs of Deer, Turkey, and 2 Acres mi lust outsidcl "*' City 11 500 per acre
Quail. No Utilities, but adjacent isn 6 n.H r, I Acres Talr ebb A e CaI hun
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LOST GERMAN SHEPPARD. His,
name is Scout. Family pet REWARD!
LOST- 1 Jack Russell, male, white
with spots, 2 ,female' Black Lab
area. Reward. 386-938-5583.
PIANO LESSONS! Ladies-Any Age.
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Introductory Lesson. For more
information call 792-2470.
WE DO BACKHOE & FRONT END
Loader work. By the hour or by the
job. 386-364-8393 or 386-208-9792.
Hitson Realty, Inc.
102 Hatley St. PO Box 1089
Jasper, Florida 32052
Jasper, FL 2br/lba
1000 sq.ft. on large lot in
Lynn Lakes Subdivision.
Home has new washer,
529 S. Ohio A\e.. Lie Oak. FL
Bus. 386-362-1389 Fax: (386) 362-6131
S.C. Sullivan (386) 362-1389, Evening 362-2990
Realtor Assoc. M. Elizabeth Elliott, E% ening 842-2372
(1) Off Hughes Road: Four
acres IWooded. Good 'area,
priced io sell at $41,500.
(2) 4.43 acres with a' 1990
SWMH. 1472 sq. ft. under
roof with decks & porches,
3BR/2BA, fireplace, kitchen
furnished, nice trees & some
open land. $99.900.
i3) US 90 West: 6 acres with a
3 bedroom, 2 bath CH&AC
CBS home in good condition
containing appro\. 2380 sq. ft.
under roof. Priced at
(4) Saddle Club: Nice one
acre tract in grass with:
scattered trees fenced. Good
bui @ $49.950 terms.
(5) Perry; FL: 148'x100' lot in
Perry. FL. paved street, city,
sewer, and 'amer. homes only.
Priced to sell @ $13.500.
(6) Off CR 250: 10 acres
partially Wood. Approved well
& septic tank. Good County
Road $11,000 per acre.
(7) Branford area: 15 acres in
good cropland, ith county
roads and fence on three sides.
Excellent location near LIUS 27
& US 129. Reduced to $10,995
(8) Dixie Cunty near Rock
Bluff: Four two are tracts
wooded, good area. For all
four lots $98,000.
(9) Connor's Park: Nice one'
acre tract with 3/2, 2004
CH/AC DWMH, containing
approximately 1600 sq. ft. 2
car carport, 12'x24' storage @
(10) Off nCR-349: Two acre
wooded corner lot near Royal
Springs. Good buy at $19,900.
(11) .CR 141: Four acre tract
with 3 bedroom, 2 bath home
under construction cbnt.
approx 1508 sq. ft. 4 acres
paved rd. $180,000.
(12) 167th Rd.: 3 Bedroom, 2
baths CH/AC brick with
garage, kitchen furnished. 2
ac. homesite $165,000.
(13) Lafayette 'Co: 5.3 Acres
900 ft on US 27 & 628 ft. on
county rd. with a 1996 Palm
Harbor doublewide mobile
home. large deck. front porch.
motor home storage & hook
up, detached storage bldg..
wooded, fenced. 4"' well
sprinkler system, good buy at
(14) Tw.o %ooded acres on
paved road, Will work for land
home package. '23,000.
1(15) Jasper. FL: 3 bedroom
brick home with carpet.
Numerous updates, new
CH/AC, paint inside & out,
carpet roll good, new
refrigerator & stove. Good
bu% at $89,900.
(16) Secluded: 5 acres fenced
with a, 2/2 DWMH, kitchen
furnished, 4" well. $89,000.
(17) Off CR49: 40 acres in
Coastal Bermuda grass on
good 1/4 mile on county road.
$10,900 per acre.
(18) Off US 129 South: Five
acres partially fenced
scattered trees & grass. Good
land home tract. $49,950.
(19) Suwannee River: One
acre wooded tract on paved
road with 107 ft. on water,
elevation survey buildable,
good buy @ $72,000.
(20) Falmouth Area: five acre
tract with a 2 bedroom, 1 bath
singlewide mobile home, 8x20
(21) Hamilton Co.: CR 158, 5
acres in grass With a few trees.
Seller will furnish survey.
(22) Suwannee River Park
Estates: 3 lots on good county
road, utilities to property.
Priced to sell at $16,500. 293271-F
FRESH GREEN PEANUTS,
handpicked, washed and graded.
Truluck Farms, 2 mi. E. of O'Brien
386-935-0545 or 386-647-7968 or
386-647-7969 Call for info. ,and
GRAPES, U PICK. Thurs. thru
Monday. $ .75 per lb. for first 10 Ibs;
11 Ibs or more $ .50 per lb. 12704
CR 349 (4.7 mi. W. of .O'Brien) 386-
U PICK PEAS $10.00' Bushel. Call
Ben Hingson 386-776-1197. Open
Monday, Sept. 4th.
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LOST AN ANIMAL? WANT TO
ADOPT? Call Suwannee County
Animal Control at 386-208-0072. M-F
from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Pets for Sale
AKC Boston Terriers:. Males-$350.
ea. Females-$400. ea. Vet checked
w/certs. Ready to go Sept. 20th. Call
AKC WEIMARANER PUPPIES, all
shots, dew claws removed, tails
docked.$500.00 each. 386-638-
E.A., DR SET, CHROME CRAFT
kitchen set, 57 HDTV, entertainment
center, leather love seat 386-497-
2 or 3 BR
rent plus deposit
to move in.
Water, sewer &,
Toll free 1-877-755-6600
540 W. Duval Street,
Lake City, Florida 32055
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HOMES OF THE FUTURE AVAILABLE TODAY! THIS UNIQUE METHOD
OF CONSTRUCTION .raps ',our home mi r conrnnu,ou. later of" loam msilarion you
la' e much legs air infiltrarnon and femer draft, than a con'.enrnona frame hou' The
solid concrete core vf an .Ar.' all also tiabilizes the temiperaliure in 'our home
because of it; thermal mass, so .,ou enjo' more consent tiemperature'. Throughout he
day i-,h is high R., aluer. low air iniltriiorn. and high the-mil ma's. .ou can "ate up
to 501. of energy coils compared to conmnlonal consrrucnon. and aorr overall
operanag and mnamrenance co'is lmil be much loler CALL VIC LANTROOP .3'16-
623-64101 T)DAY TO LE kRN MORE ABOUT THESE INCREDIBLE HOC'(ES
GREAT YARD enclosed uiih priv"ac
rence to protect children or pels
THIS WEEK'S BUDGET BUY Brick Reroared home clcoec to Round-Aboul
home on 8. 10 Acre alwh numerous Iruit has ne, lamintl llocnng ,n In ing room,
bearing trees 3 ,Bedroom. I1. 2 bath nev. carpel .n bedrooms Ne" elecrricil.
wbih I IlO iq feel Fenced '.,ard We;l of ne, kitchen. .ou uhi hate to .cee it
tosrn not ar I'rom shopping s$116 .i:i l 11 i5.,)ii55 Linda R.:.dderberr, 3i6.
NIS 354601 Call NlarilnH Saunder; 386- S0.1e 5 i LS, a'l
LAND AND MORE
NEW TO THE MARKET Commercial buldirng orn Higeh.a, ). 5cros; from maior
car dealer. near Mall 2i''ii) SF A 29 parkLnu spaces 42,1.1.i car; pis, this location
daily' IL5 I ,54 Call M3,rle Wall 386-.52. -55 .ar Jinei Creel 3?6.755.ii40..
MOBILE HOME on 4.S acre wirn lots o f had3, oaks. firon screened porch. 3.2. large
back ,ard NeA Ilooring jr.t installed' NILS 5-1812 Call \'i L.ntroop 386-.23-6-101
HAMILTON COUNTY Nearlt ne.'. doubleside un 2 II crest Pased frontage 2nd
well for irriganon of o lf'i gardena' $lii.i. :i Call Julia DeJesiu to eie .18 .3.4-. 15 0
10 ACRES Contr1i Lniing ji.'130.01.1 ftLS 5-ho? Call Sharon Selder 38.i-3.. -1203i
5 ACRES Homes onlN. Bring %our plans' MILS4 6916 Call Janet Creel 386-755-
16 ACRES Paniallh cleared for grazing and parrtall., ooded Great shaded home-ine
ilS.ii'i'i ILS i4211 Cjll I .c Lanwroop M36 623 6401
I ACRE Con.ement to Lake Citq. Fi While and Inierlaite commuters 526.000
Call Ginger Parker 36.-752.6704" MLS 5(03%6 MLS 54706'1
Desks, file cabinets, computer,
printer, FAX, misc. office supplies,
etc, 71/2 ton Trane A/C, Craftsmen
upright air compressor 220V, some
tools & hoses, portable sign
w/letters. All must go. Call 386-497-
HOME FURNISHING STORE
Inventory for sale. 14 foot
delivery truck 100 framed oil
paintings, 20 over sized rockers,
10 large Persian rugs. Asking
$30,000 neg. 229-242-1645
MRS. VICKERS' CLASS from
Suwannee High School '-will be
holding their Annual Fall Yard Sale
on September 9th. It will be held in
front of the high school from 8:00-
12:00. Items for sale include
appliances, clothes, household
items, toys and much more. For more
information call 208-1508.
REAL ESA-E FOR RENT
unfurnished, small in McAlpin. 14mi.
S. of Live Oak, 12 mi. W. of Lake City.
8387 168th St.. Call 362-3519
CUTE 1BD/1BTH aparlmeni, in Live
Oak. Priatie.newly relurbished. city
utilities and cable included. $425 00
furnished and $400.00 unlurnished.
Call Suzann 386-208-8545.
3BR, 2BA DWMH,
RENT PLUS :-
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BACKFLIPS! That's what you'll do
when you discover this luxurious
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Shores! 2 Bedrooms, 2 baths,
tastefully furnished, awesome
balcony where you can relax & enjoy
your morning coffee or evening
cocktails overlooking the brilliant blue
Atlantic Ocean. .Breathtaking
sunrises & sunsets here! Garage.
$369,900 Call Betsey Lindley (386)
Houses for Rent
HISTORIC HOME 3BdilBa. 1531 s.I.
extra lot 10610 Wesson St While
Springs, FL $675,mo First, last +
Three BD/One BA in Suwannee
County, FL. 2,000 sq ft home on 80
acres. Barn, fenced & cross-fenced,
mostly pasture Great for. livestock.
$2,000 per month. Call J.W. Hill &
Associates at 386-362-3300 for
more details. BACKGROUND
CHECKS AND REFERENCES
REQUIRED ON ALL RENTALS.
Mobile Homes for rent
DOUBLE WIDE MOBILE HOME
partially furnished, 3BD/2Bth.
S-ocaled at Oak Woodlands in
Jennings, FL. $500.00 per
mo -$200 00 Dep For more info. Call
North Carolina. Easy access, great
view, 10 min to Maggie Valley, 30 min
to Cherokee, .2 -nin to Parkway,
Mountain Stream with picnic area,
Fireplace, Sleeps 10. All Amenities.
$500/wk, $1600/mo. '386-330-4207
for rent on
their own lots
Live Oak area.
Only $12,000- .29 acre lot just outside Lake City's City
limits, mobile homes allowed. City water avail. MLS
$24,000 each, two adjoining lots, each 2 acres, in O'Brien
near Suw. River & Royal Springs. MLS #51494
Yours for $69,900, 5 acre lot just off Market. Rd. in Suw.
Co., cleared with finished shed, must see. MLS #54619
Just $75,000- 5 acres in Suwannee Ranchettes, partially
Cleared, graded, road, off Branford Hwy. MLS' #48418
FOR MORE INFORMATION: CALL SANDY
KISHTON, 386-344-0433 294138-F
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within one year of employment
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by the end of second (2nd) year and
obtain a Level 3 by the end of third
SALARY: $25,396 $41,599
HEALTH INSURANCE: Employee
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RETIREMENT: Paid by City
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled.
A fair housing/equal opportunity
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COURT OPERATIONS MANAGER
The Court Operations Manager is
responsible for assisting the Trial
Court Administrator in the
organization, development, and
implementation of court programs
and services such as budget
administration, purchasing, facility
management, alternative sanctions,
family court, court reporting and jury
management. Graduation from an
accredited four year college or
university with major course work in
judicial administration, public
administration, criminology or a
related science. Must have
knowledge of the Florida State
Courts System, Appellate or Trial
Court process and the criminal
justice system. For further
information, visit www.ficourts.org
Submit resume w/State of Florida
.application to: Jacquetta Bradley,
Human Resources Manager
P.O. Box 1569
Lake City, FL 32056
Must have clean Florida Class A
CDL license. Must be willing to work
nights and weekends. Job entails
driving 2002 Freightliner, hauling
grocery out of Walmart Distribution
Center located in Macclenny, Fl.
Destination would include Florida,
Georgia, Alabama & South Carolina.
Only experience need apply. Call
Mike at 386-590-0861 or 386-209-
FIRST FEDERAL SAVINGS
BANK OF FLORIDA
is seeking applicants for part-time
Teller positions. Applicants must
possess good interpersonal,
organizational, and computer skills
and have excellent math skills.
Previous teller or other cash handling
experience is preferred. You may pick
up an employment application at any
First Federal Branch and forward to
Human Resources, P.O. Box 2029,
Lake City, FL 32056. Equal
Employment Opportunity Employer.
High Volume, very successful Fast
Food establishment is recruiting
candidates for the position of.
General Manager. Must have 3-5
years of restaurant management
experience. Aggressive Salary +
bonus and benefit package. For
immediate consideration, mail
resume to: Send reply to Box 91014,
P.O. Box 370, Live Oak, FL 32064 .
New to Lake City or Live Oak? Tired
of' looking for work on your own?
Various positions available/All Shifts,
Must be able to lift up to 701bs.
Please call 386-755-1991 for appt
Drug Screens & Backgrd check req.
Been Turned Down
For Social Security
20 Years Experience
INDUS I IAL
New to Lake City or Live Oak? Tired
of looking for work on your own?
Various positions available/All Shifts,
Must be able to lift up to 701bs.
Please call 386-755-1991 for appt
Drug Screens & Backgrd check req.
INSURANCE AGENT NEEDED
Duties involve commercial
insurance with well established,
locally owned, independent
insurance agent. 440 or 220
license required. Salary, Health
Benefits and Retirement Plan.
Please apply at Jordan Insurance
HELP WANTED maintenance man
with knowledge of plumbing, electric
and carpentry. Tools required.
Transportation a must. Drug free
workplace. Call (386) 330-2567
MAINTENANCE personnel needed
for maintaining and repairing
facilities, vehicles and/or equipment
at our DJJ facility in Jasper, FL. This
position will need to be familiar with
general plumbing repairs, general
yard maintenance of buildings and
equipment. Candidates must have a
valid FL Driver's license, must be
able to work varied shifts and at least
5 years experience in a responsible
maintenance position. Please mail
cover letter and resume to The White
Foundation; 2833 Remington Green
Circle, Tallahassee, FL 32308, fax
386-792-6401 or email
*MANAGER IN TRAINING
Hibbett Sports is hiring in Live Oak.
Apply at 6836 Suwanee Plaza Lane
Live Oak, Fl. 32060. Hibbett Sports
conducts drug testing.
KFC-LIVE OAK now hiring
managers. 2- yrs. experience
required. Competitive pay. Apply in.
person at 823 S. Ohio Ave.
MDS/Clinical Care Coordinator,
Seeking person experienced with
processes for skilled nursing facility
resident assessments, Medicare
RUG system use- and Medicare
guidelines, restorative nursing, and
coordinating resident care planning
functions. RN with professional
demeanor with training and
emphasis on customer service
preferred. Must be detail oriented
individual and able to' effectively
communicate with residents, family
members and staff. Monday Friday
normal working .hours. Modern 60
bed nursing facility. Contact Holly
Reed, Lafayette Health Care Center,
512 W. Main St., Mayo, FL 386-294-
2 Company Drivers Needed.
RUN SOUTHEAST ONLY
Home Every Weekend
Sign On Bonus
80% Drop & Hook
Health & Dental
CDL/A 2Yrs OTR
TILE & MARBLE
Well established company looking
For the right employee!!
Must have experience
Must be able to lift 701bs.
Smoke free environment
Please call 386-755-1991 for appt.
Drug screen/Backgrd req.
PARTS HELPER NEEDED-
Computer exp. (Quickbooks),
understand parts breakdowns, be
able to operate forklift, etc. Send
resumes.to PO Box 1300, Live Oak,
THE LAKE CITY WAL-STAF
is now hiring for Clerical
opportunities!!l! General office skills,
approximately 1-2 years experience,
MS Word, and Excel is a plus. Drug'
screen and background check
required. Please fax resumes to 386-
755-7911 or call 386-755-1991 to
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PART-TIME LIBRARY AIDE II
LIVE OAK LIBRARY YOUTH
LIVE OAK, FL
SUWANNEE COUNTY is currently
seeking applicants for the position of
regular part-time Library Aide II1 at
,the Live Oak Library Youth Services
Department, Live Oak, FL. The
applicant will work approximately 28
hours per week and also be used as
a substitute. Minimum qualifications
include graduation from a standard
high school, and experience with the
Internet and computer.: software.
Library experience is desired. The
ability to interact with children of all
ages, experience with audio-visual
equipment, storytelling, puppet
plays, or craft activities is highly
desired. Duties may also include
circulation clerical functions, a
variety of technical library
assignments and service to the
public. Salary range is $6.80 to
$10.24 per hour based on
qualifications and experience.
Benefits include retirement, and
prorated annual, sick, and holiday
leave. Applicants are encouraged to
submit resumes, letters of reference,
or other biographical information with
their applications. Applications are
available at the Suwannee County
Administrative Services Department,
224 Pine Ave., Live Oak, FL 32064,
telephone (386) 362-6869. All
applications must be returned to the
Suwanhee County Admninistrative
Services Department in Live Oak.
Position will remain open until filled.
Successful completion of a drug test
is a condition of employment.
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Suwannee Medical Personnel Home
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surrounding counties. Competitive
rates and instant participation in the
401K plan. Please call 386-755-
1544, ask for Martha.
Extension Agent I or II
The Suwannee County Extension
Services is currently recruiting for a
Suwannee River Partnership
Extension Agent I or II position.The
agent will work closely with
Suwannee River Partnership and
others in planning and coordinating
educational programs related to
irrigation and agricultural practices to
promote sustainability, reduce
pollutants, improve water quality and
conserve resources in the Suwannee
basin area. This will. include
producing a newsletter and
maintaining an advisory committee.
In addition, the agent will plan,
develop, implement and evaluate a
horticulture educational program for
commercial growers, nursery
personnel and local citizens. This will
include coordination, leadership and
implementation of the Florida Yards
and Neighborhoods program. A
Bachelors degree in Soil and Water
Science, Horticulture, Agronomy,
Agricultural Education or closely
related field required. Masters
degree preferred. The successful
candidate must complete a
background screening and drug test
as required by Suwannee County.
Applications and detailed
announcements are available at
RADIO PRODUCTION, in White
Springs. PT, nights & weekends.
PC/Prod. exp. not necessary. Call Bill
searching for a construction
superintendent. Must have
expereince in residential
construction. Computer knowledge a
plus. Must be a team player. Salary,
bonuses and benefits. Please fax
resume to 229-242-2083.
SERVICE TECH NEEDED-Needs
electrical exp (3-phase), must be
able to read wiring diagrams & have
welding exp.' Send resumes to PO
Box 1300, Live Oak, FL 32064
PERSONNEL HOME CARE.
is currently hiring CNA's.to cover
visits and hours in the Suwannee
County and surrounding counties.
Must be a Florida certified CNA and
have at least 1 year experience.
Please call 386-755-1544. Ask for
,.Martha or Beth.
TRUCK DRIVERWANTED ;,
w/CDL ,. license o:to- make local
deliveries'&Ihndlb hardware, lumber
& building materials. Excellent
benefits such as profit sharing, 401 K,
paid vacation, etc. W.B.Howland Co.,
Inc., PO Box 700, Live Oak, FL
32064. (386) 362-1235.
ESTABLISHED company is looking
for a hard worker with top notch
customer service skills. Great phone
skills are a definite plus! Drug screen
and background check. required.
Please E-mail resume lakecity@wal-
staf.com or fax to,386-755-7911. For
interview appointment or questions
you may contact our Lake City office.
Monday Friday @ 386-755-1991
Want To Work in N. Florida?
Live Oak, Suwannee County, FL
Due to growth we have new
employment opportunities in our
modern poultry operations.
*Examples of available jobs:
Night Sanitation: $9.06
Live Hangers: $11.20
*Includes Perfect Attendance
Bonus of $.95/hour
Successful candidates must be
able to perform the essential
functions of the job with or without
accommodations, and be legally
authorized to work. Will train.
Overtime work available daily and
weekend. Medical and life
insurance, dental, vision and
prescription drug programs, paid
vacations, paid holidays, credit
union and more.
Gold Kist Inc.
19740 US Hwy 90W.
Live Oak, Florida 32060
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
APPLICATIONS also ACCEPTED
1416 N. Ohio Ave. 200 W.Base
Live Oak, FL Madison, FL
Iuo %rps to a nutritkmus lunch
Available from Commercial -News Providers"
Ge~t YurYadSae i
And Make Your Event a Success!
IF M. ....
Autos for Sale
DODGE MINI VAN '91 200K $950.00
GRAND MK '85, 50K Exc. Cond.
$1800. CHEVY CORSICA. '88, 59K
Exc. Cond. 4 Dr.$1800.00 Call 386-
GMC VAN 1996, fair condition, make
.offer. Call 386-364-7047
LEXUS 2004 R330, excellent
condition, power lift gate & moon
roof, leather interior, 100M mile
warranty, Call 386-497-4464,
TOYOTA SIENNA XLE 2000 VAN.
Excellent condition, good gas
mileage, power sliding door, rear AC,
4 new tires, only 61k miles. Asking
$11,500.00. Call 386-330-7481
Trucks for Sale
GMC 1994 4X4 PICKUP, 350 engine
needs work on transmission'
$2,500.00 OBO 386-935-3720
TOYOTA 2005 4-RUNNER, LTD, 4-
WD, Loaded. Beautiful Pwr. seats,
ABS, Traction, Run. Bds, Tow, 6 CD,
Leather, Sun Rf, Rf Rack, Spoiler,
Garnet w/ Seminole trim, 13k. New
$39,998 asking $32,500. Call 850-
584-9882/0635 or 843-1577. Perry
Each Kit includes:
* 3 Bright 11" x 14" All-weather Signs
* Over 275 Pre-Priced Labels
* Successful Tips for a "No Hassle" Sale
Sales Record Form
Run your Yard Sale in the
Wednesday North Florida Focus &
Friday Suwannee Democrat Classifieds
and get the Yard Sale Kit for FREE.
Deadline for placing your yard sale is Friday at 11:00 a.m.
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Up to $36,000 your first yeiar!! :fl-*- ..
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Or call or fax your resume/letter of Interest to: 386-752-0070.
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These= Iu 77 iusi esses are here to te
,T0PLACE AN AD, CALL" (386) 362-1734. DEADLINE IS FRIDAY AT 2:
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These local businesses are here to take good care of you,
TO PLACE AN AD, CALL (386) 362-1734. DEADLINE IS FRIDAY AT 2:00 P.M.
Laige Lawn Mowing Service.
2 acre minimum
No lau\n to large
Call for free estimate
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ABBEY MINI STORAGE
All New Units
*5X15 5X20 10X15 10X20 15X20
Units located at 607 Goldkist Blvd.
Rental Office: 121 Van Buren St., Live Oak
DUNCAN TIRE & AUTO
"Complete One Stop Service For Your Vehicle "
24 HOUR TOWING
-.a 362-4743 1-888-362-2568
US 129 North @ Hamilton Ave.
LEN A. DUNCAN
0t Metal Roofing
P $$$S SAVE S $$$S
Quality Metal Rooting & 4Accessories At Discount Prices!!
3' I ide gai alume
3' ide painted
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44 kAM Clu eo/ tuillifingc
Gulf Coast Supply & Mfg. Inc.
CALL TOLL FREE 1-888-393-0335
EARN YOUR FORTUNE
"QUICK AS 123"
RATED BEST HOME Bt SINESS
BY FORBES & FOX!
YOU can v ork ibh the fastest gro, ing home business
company in listo.
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CLIMATE CONTROLLED STORAGE
5x5 o*5x10 *10x10 *10x20
Units located on Gold Kist Road
Rental Office: 121 Van Buren St., Live Oak 364-6626
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REGISTRATION N(-O\\ FN PROGRESS'
JlIN US .S \VE CELEBRATE
--25 YEARS OF CLASS!"
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yoR do the fiLLin, we'll do the hatlian!
N. FL. WASTE
Call us toda\! 386-935-1685 or
Email to: ntfl ate iiatlanuc.net
lim Sellers 386-776-2522
Quairn Sen 1 ifal irr Pr, ,
Residential and Commercial
1803 Entrgreen Ale.
Lie Oak. FL 32064
License # CAC025404
Clark Driggers, Owner
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L .c e n -e l. 5 9 -3 0'. :,, 7
Office (386) 364-5045
Mobile (386) 362-9178
Michael Guenther, cO.nr
Bush Hogging Landclearing Hauling : TI
Stump Removal Discing Fencing
BILL'S BACKHOE '1
& LAND CLEARING
FREE Estimates .
12150 196th Terrace
386) 364-1418 O'Brien, FL 32071
ACTOR WORK &
MI ETE I UMu IFREI
840 !LARIL-AC STREET LimiWd Afte -
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Staron's. School of Dance.. A Step .Abte Te Rifst -
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Interior Roof Coating
Up an 200-1013
Up :.: ,
(i. colic (andfad
I Home Parties and Fundraisers
Candles are Handmade on Location
All Natural Clean Burning Many Styles
Man. Fragrances and Colors
I' c ,a _.- ."- "
1.00 OFF any purchase over '10
Call f:r iritonriaiion
6218 155th Dr. 386-364-6423
1 ixe n.aki FL
IN. LIVE OAK
Quiet country living 2 bedroom duplex
Trees, Trimmed or Removed Firewood
Licensed & Insured Free Estimates
Bucket Truck and Climbing
"4 GENERATIONS OF EXPERIENCE"
24 HR. EMERGENCY PUMP SERVICE
FI St. Lic. #2630
NO JOB TOO SMALL
ALL WORK GUARANTEED
" Carpeniry Windows & Doors
" Decks 9 Garage Doors
'* Gutters & e Tile
* Playgrounds Yard Work
Lawn Care Pel Dnnoors
* Ouldoonnr Stnragn
,Driers ISons Custom MeatiUli
os Jasper, Florida ow S
:i' Custom `
Wrapping Owneild & perwled l}y
& Sausage ,.iInnm yriit' r
0 Iri ii AU t-WHAR4
SEPTIC TANK SERVICE, INC.
PUMP OUT SERVICE
PRE CAST SEPTIC TANKS
a DRAIN FIELDS RELAID
"BIGGER PORTABLE REST RO1MS"
P.O BOX 180 (386)935-1518
Branlora, FL 32008 (386) 935-151
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FENCING ALL TYPES
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Wood Chamlink Field & Barb\' it
Also Repairs & Free Estinaies
(352) 284-7081 (352) 949-0320
a 2Carlisle Fence
Locall, O uned Enterprises, LLC
Licensed & insured Bell. Florida
Complete Tree Service
Licensed & Insured ,
Keith & Glenda Hudson
21653 W. Shekinah Place at
O'Brien, FL 32071
Phone 386-935-1993 .
Fax 386-935-3321 I
S'AORI- MEAL, S PPJYjINC .
WE ARE THE MANUFACTURER!!!
Metal Roof Panels And Components
232 SE Industrial Park Crl Box C,
Mayo, FL 32066
386-294-1720 ph 386-294-1724 fax
Moises Rodriguez 386-688-7397 cell
Curbing Gutters Monolithic Slabs
Patios Driveways & Sidewalks
Commercial & Residential
DOT Certified & Insured
Rt.2 Box 166 (386) 938-11
Jennings, FL 32053 I3OD 6 38-1151
Drywall Hang, Finish;
Plaster & Stucco
Interior & Exterior
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Pontiac Sa e~c
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US 90 WEST, LIVE OAK, FL jTUCK DALER Service Department Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8.-5
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