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By DEREK GILLIAMdgilliam@lakecityreporter.comF ormer U.S. Marine Mac McQuown has pulled a cart with 50 pounds of supplies from Virginia to New York City, and then down to Tallahassee in his quest to bring awareness back to vet-erans. His plan is to walk to every state capital in a 15,000 mile trip. Along the way, he said he will and help raise money for veterans who are homless or disabled. In about a year, he said hes raised roughly $6,000. The 51-year-old veteran said he figures the journey will take around six more years to complete, and that he started last year in Virginia, his home state. Hes made it as far north as New York City, but didnt quite make it to the capital of New York Albany, but that he plans on visiting that capital city on his way through New England. I had to turn south, he said. Winter was coming in. The capitals he says he has been able to reach are: Richmond, Annapolis, Trenton, Columbia, Raleigh and Tallahassee. McQuown said he only takes time off from his walk around the holidays. He reached Tallahassee around Christmastime and called his sister in Ocala. She picked him up in Floridas capi-tal in her car. McQuown said the progress is steady, about 15 miles a day, and that his training as a Marine prepared him for the long days of gutting it out on the road. I never take a ride, he said. Its all foot. McQuown started to walk to the nearest capital from Ocala. His next stop will be Atlanta. On Jan. 7, he started to walk once again, pulling a cart loaded with 50 pounds of supplies. On Monday, McQuown made it to Lake City, and before he left Tuesday, he met with Mayor Stephen Witt to talk about the plight of homeless veterans. McQuown said everybody asks him how hes going to walk to Hawaii. What he plans on doing is to board a cruise ship and walk around the deck. He knows that he wont be able to match the speed of the ship, but its the best I can do. He has a similar plan for the trip to Alaskas capital city Juneau. McQuown has a Facebook page, facebook.com/macmc-quownwalking, and a website, www.operationwalkamerica.org, where people can track his progress and learn more about his travels on the road. According to operationwalkamerica.org, McQuown has recentlyjoined forces with the Silver Star families of America. The Silver Star Families of America, according to the site, is a non profit public charity committed to supporting the United States combat wounded, ill, injured and dying military members and Veterans from all wars, past and present, and hon-oring their sacrifice with Silver Star Service Banners. The SSFOA is now accepting donations for Operation Walk America. These donations will be used to assist Walk America and for general operating expenses for providing services to our wounded, ill, injured and dying, including homeless vet-erans. By DEREK GILLIAMdgilliam@lakecityreporter.comThird Circuit Judge Andrew J. Decker III faces possible disciplinary action after the circuits grievance committee found probable cause to exam-ine alleged violations of Florida Bar rules gov-erning professional con-duct. The finding came after Union County real estate investor Daniel A. Dukes, a former client of Deckers, filed a complaint against him last spring concerning what he called serious conflicts of interest. Dukes said Decker sacrificed him and another Union County resident in favor of Third Circuit Judge Paul Bryan of Lake City in a federal proceeding in 2012. The three had formerly been clients of Decker in a land foreclosure case brought by TD Bank. Decker said nothing he did, or failed to do, harmed Dukes in any way. The Third Judicial Circuit grievance committee investigated the case and found probable cause for further dis-ciplinary pro-ceedings in regard to pos-sible violation of Florida Bar rules governing misconduct and minor misconduct; conflict of interest with current clients; and conflict of interOpinion ................ 4APeople.................. 2AObituaries .............. 5A Advice & Comics ......... 3B Puzzles ................. 5B TODAY IN PEOPLE Boy bands are back. 63 35 Sunny WEATHER, 2A Lake City ReporterWEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2013 | YOUR COMMUNIT Y NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | 75¢ LAKECITYREPORTER.COM CALL US:(386) 752-1293SUBSCRIBE TOTHE REPORTER:Voice: 755-5445Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 138, No. 256 1A COMING THURSDAY Local news roundup. Andrew J. Decker IIIaccused by ex-clientof conflict of interest. Judges conduct to be reviewed Decker DECKER continued on 6A INSIDEQ Promissory note set events in motion, 6A FOOT SOLDIER JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterLake City Mayor Stephen Witt (right) jokes with former U.S. Marine Sgt. Mac McQuown, 51, as he passes through Lake C ity Tuesday on the way to Atlanta. McQuown is walking 15,000 miles across the co untry to each states capital to raise awareness for wound ed and homeless veterans. McQuown started in Stafford, Va., on Sept. 11, 2011, and has w alked 1,447 miles to date. He estimates it will take him si x years to complete his journey in Arlington Cemetery. My biggest enemy is blisters , McQuown said. This beats up my body everyday. Ive al ready dropped 40 pounds. I get to see this country at three miles an hour.Ex-Marine on trek to benefit comradesScottseeksteacherraises Details of proposalto be announcedtoday in Orlando.From wire service reportsTALLAHASSEE Florida Gov. Rick Scott is asking state lawmakers put aside money in the coming year to give pay raises to the states teachers. Scott is to formally announce his proposal at an event at an Orlando-area school, Scott spokeswoman Jackie Schutz told the News Service of Florida, though she said his office wont disclose details until then. The proposal was being met a day ahead with cautious optimism by public education stakeholders who said the governors education push dovetails neatly with his man-tra of economic development and job growth. I think the governor is recognizing the value of our class-room teachers and the public education system in Florida, said Sen. Bill Montford, D-Tallahassee, who is also exec-utive director of the Florida Association of District School Superintendents, and a forWill walk to all 50 state capitals to raise funds for disabled, homeless vets. Nonprofitwants to addhousing for disabledBy DEREK GILLIAMdgilliam@lakecityreporter.comThe city council on Monday approved two ordinances that rezoned land on Lake Jeffrey Road so that a nonprofit orga-nization could build additional housing for disabled individu-als. The Volunteers of America currently own the land located at 1078 NW Jeffrey Road, and want to add additional units. The housing will be subsidized by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. The Volunteers of America are required to monitor the devel-opment 24 hours a day. The Volunteers of America plan to use the additional units as permanent housing for low-income people with disabilities. Both ordinances will have to be approved again at a future meeting. COURTESYMac McQuown pulls a cart loaded with 50 pounds of supp lies. He pulled the cart from Virginia to New York then traveled south to Fl orida. RAISES continued on 6A CITY COUNCIL
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; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened. Matthew 7:7-8 CORRECTION The Lake City Reporter corrects errors of fact in news items. If you have a concern, question or suggestion, please call the executive editor. Corrections and clarifications will run in this space. And thanks for reading. PEOPLE IN THE NEWS Celebrity Birthdays Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg, D-N.J., is 89. Actress Jeanne Moreau is 85. Actress Chita Rivera is 80. Actor-director Lou Antonio is 79. Actor Gil Gerard is 70. Actor Rutger Hauer is 69. Rhythm-and-blues singer Jerry Lawson (The Persuasions) is 69. Sen. Thomas R. Carper, DDel., is 66. Actor Richard Dean Anderson is 63. Rock musician Bill Cunningham is 63. Rock singer Robin Zander (Cheap Trick) is 60. Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is 60. Princess Caroline of Monaco is 56. AROUND FLORIDA Developer to face campaign charges PENSACOLA A Panhandle developer was charged Tuesday with breaking federal campaign finance laws by reimburs ing numerous people who made the maximum legal donation of $2,300 to a presidential candidate he supported. Jay Odom, 56, surren dered to federal authorities in Pensacola on Tuesday. The U.S. Attorneys Office for Floridas Northern District said Odom would plead not guilty to charges that in 2007 he circum vented federal campaign contribution limits. The indictment alleges Odom reimbursed some people who made contribu tions of $2,300 to a presi dential candidate, but does not mention the specific candidate. Federal records show that Odom and his wife made contributions in late 2007 to former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee. Prosecutors say the illegal campaign contri butions came to more than $10,000. Odom is a longtime and major commercial and residential developer in locations throughout the Panhandle. In 2011, state pros ecutors dropped charges against Odom and former Republican House Speaker Ray Sansom. Sansom had been accused of schem ing to get $6 million in the state budget to build a han gar at the Destin airport that would have benefited Odom, a major Republican donor. Child, 7, shoots 5-year-old TALLAHASSEE A Tallahassee man is being charged with child neglect after a 7-year-old boy acci dentally shot a 5-year-old. Tallahassee police said that the boys were play ing with a Glock 9mm semiautomatic handgun on Saturday when the gun went off. The bullet went through the 5-year-olds stomach area and out his back. He had surgery on his colon and lower intes tines. The 5-year-old told police that the gun belonged to his brother, 22-year-old Cedric Wallace. The 7-year-old told police he saw the younger boy take the gun from Wallaces bedroom. Wallace was charged with a second-degree felo ny which could bring up to 15 years in prison. He was released from jail Sunday after posting a bond. Mom pays for guard at school FLAGLER BEACH A north Florida woman is paying an armed deputy to patrol her childs elemen tary school due to safety concerns following the shooting that killed 20 chil dren in Newtown, Conn. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports Laurie Lauria has given the Flagler County School District enough money to cover the costs of keeping a deputy at Old Kings Elementary School for two months. And Superintendent Janet Valentine says Lauria has agreed to cover the costs through the end of the year. There are six resource deputies at the countys high school and middle schools. Officials have con sidered putting deputies at two elementary schools, but say the costs are pro hibitive. Flagler Sheriff Jim Manfre says he appreci ates Laurias concern, but asking a parent to pay for security is a Band-Aid solution. Teen wounded on basketball court ORLANDO Authorities say a teenager may be paralyzed after he was shot by another teen while playing basketball at a park in Orlando. Witnesses told Orlando police the 17-year-old was playing with a gun he had in in pocket when it fired and hit the younger boy. Police say it doesnt appear the teens had been arguing. The 16-year-old was taken to the hospital where doctors told police it appears he is paralyzed from the waist down. While police say the incident appeared to be an accident. But the 17year-old faces a number of charges, including carry ing a concealed firearm, improper exhibition of a dangerous firearm, dis charging a firearm in pub lic and culpable negligence causing injury. He was arrested and taken to a juvenile facility. Greer case trial to go on schedule ORLANDO Prosecutors and defense attorneys say theyre ready for next months trial of former Florida GOP leader Jim Greer, who is charged with funneling party money to his private company. Attorneys told Circuit Judge Marc Lubet Tuesday they are ready to move forward with Greers Feb. 11 trial. Lubet is now handling family law cases but has decided to remain the judge in Greers crimi nal case. Some of the most promi nent Florida Republicans are named as witnesses. 90s boy bands team up for tour NEW YORK N ew Kids On the Block, 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men are teaming up for a summer tour. The groups announced The Package Tour on Tuesday morning on The View and also performed. Its the first time on tour in 12 years for 98 Degrees. New Kids On the Block also announced a new single, Remix (I Like The), will be released Jan. 28 and a new album, , is out April 2. The three bands sold millions of records in the 1980s and s and helped usher in a wave of vocal groups that continues today. The tour starts May 31 in Uncasville, Conn., and continues into July with more than 30 dates. Band: Beyonce lip synced anthem WASHINGTON Beyonce lipsynced the national anthem during her rousing perfor mance at President Barack Obamas inauguration, accord ing to the U.S. Marine Band. A band spokes woman told news outlets Tuesday that the band was notified at the last minute that Beyonce would use a pre-recorded voice track. The band played their instruments live. All inaugural music is pre-record ed in case weather conditions or other circumstances could interrupt the program. A representative for Beyonce did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Kelly Clarksons rep resentative said she sang live to per form My Country, Tis of Thee. The use of a recording is typical in big events. In 2009, cellist Yo-Yo Ma was questioned about handsyncing for Obamas first inaugura tion. Ma said instruments werent functioning properly in 19-degree weather. Schwarzenegger calls for wider gun debate LONDON Arnold Schwarzenegger has called for American leaders to think beyond gun laws in seeking ways to stop shooting tragedies. The 65-year-old action star was in London on Tuesday for the U.K. pre miere of the film The Last Stand, his first leading role since serving as Californias governor. He says that U.S. leaders need to address issues such as parenting and mental illness as well as laws on firearms when discussing ways to reduce gun violence. Schwarzeneggers comments come as American politicians are under pressure to respond to the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, last month, in which a gunman killed 20 students and six staff. 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Assault suspect shot VERO BEACH Authorities say a sheriffs deputy shot and wounded a man who had assaulted two women. The Indian River County Sheriffs Office reports that 26-year-old Christopher Berk assaulted the women at his home and this drove away Monday night. Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers reports that a responding deputy was at the home and interviewing the women when Berk returned. Authorities say Berk was carrying a shotgun and a backpack filled with ammu nition. When the deputy ordered Berk to drop the weapon, officials say, the man refused and hid behind a vehicle. Berk pointed his gun at the deputy and the women, and the deputy fired six shots, hitting Berk three times. 27 pythons killed so far MIAMI University of Florida researchers are examining more than two dozen Burmese pythons harvested as part of the states Python Challenge. State wildlife officials said Tuesday that 27 of the invasive snakes have been killed since the challenge began Jan. 12. Page Editor: Jim Barr, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER NEWS WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2013 3A 3A NORTH FLORIDA HOME & PATIO SHOW P RESENTED B Y R OTARY C LUB OF L AKE C ITY D OWNTOWN NORTH FLORIDA HOME & PATIO SHOW P RESENTED B Y R OTARY C LUB OF L AKE C ITY D OWNTOWN As promised, the Rotary Club of Lake CityDowntown now invites you to join us for the upcoming 2013 North Florida Home & Patio Show. Vendor indoor booths, and Outdoor space set-up, will be on Friday March 1st. 2013 (beginning at 8:00 AM). Please plan to complete your set-up by 4:00 PM on Friday March 1st. Show times are: Saturday 9AM-5PM; Sunday 10 AM4PM. ATTENTION VENDORS If we receive your check post marked by 1/25/2013, you will receive a FREE 1/8 page ad in the Home Show Program published by Lake City Reporter Please mail checks and contracts to: PO Box 2334 Lake City, Florida 32056 http://rotarydowntown.com Austin Seay (386) 288-8217 Call Today 487 0087 Your Authorized Retailer TODD WILSON /Lake City Reporter Eastside Elementary Shool Chorus Members of the Eastside Elementary School Chorus recited the pledge of allegiance, sang the National Anthem plus two other musical selections prior to the Columbia County School Board meeting Tuesday night. Science Fair winner Victoria Marshall (center) of Westside Elementary School shows off the Best of Fair trophy she received for win ning the junior division of the Columbia County Science Fair last week at Florida Gateway College. Her project was titled Juice Mold. With her are Westside Principal Cherie Hill (left) and teacher Tammy Nessmith. By CURT ANDERSON AP Legal Affairs Writer MIAMI The caretaker of foster child Rilya Wilson grew to hate the 4-year-old because of defiant behavior, finally smothering the girl with a pillow in 2000 and covering up the slaying with a web of lies, a Florida pros ecutor told a jury Tuesday. Assistant State Attorney Joshua Weintraub said in closing arguments that the law permits the jury to find 67-year-old Geralyn Graham guilty of first-degree murder even though Rilyas body was never found. Graham, who insists she is innocent, faces life in prison if con victed. Evidence and testimo ny during the eight-week trial showed that Graham abused Rilya, even confin ing the girl in a dog cage or keeping her hidden in a laundry room for hours, Weintraub said. It was all because Rilya wouldnt do exactly as Graham ordered, the prosecutor said. It happened because of this womans frustration and hatred of Rilya, Weintraub said. This woman hated Rilya Wilson for a variety of reasons. Defense attorney Michael Matters, however, said there was little testimony about hatred or maliciousness toward Rilya on the part of Graham. Jurors ought to focus on what evidence the state did not have, he said. Lack of physical evi dence. Lack of a body. Lack of any physical discovery of remains. Lack of a motive for killing her, Matters said. You should use your common sense. Matters added that investigators should have focused on whether state child welfare workers might have sold Rilya to a family, possibly in another country, rather than zeroing in on a possible murder. There has not been any reliable or credible proof that Rilya is dead, Matters said. Jurors are likely to begin deliberations Wednesday, after the defense finishes its closing arguments and prosecutors have a chance at rebuttal argument. Rilyas disappearance went unnoticed by the state Department of Children and Families for about 15 months, largely because a caseworker failed to check on the girl in person. The shocking discovery that she had disappeared led to a shake-up at the agency, including high-level res ignations, and passage of reforms including better tracking of foster children. The states case rests heavily on the testimony of three jailhouse informants who claim that Graham implicated herself behind bars when she was in jail on a fraud conviction. The star witness, career criminal Robin Lunceford, said Graham told her she smothered Rilya with a pil low in December 2000 and disposed of the body near water. Lunceford said Graham considered the child evil and referred to the girl as it. One of the last straws was Rilyas insistence on wearing a Cleopatra mask on Halloween rather than an angel costume, Lunceford testified. The defense has raised questions about Luncefords motivation, noting that she got a life prison sen tence reduced to 10 years in exchange for her testi mony. Weintraub told jurors that Graham made up a series of stories for friends who noticed Rilya was no longer at her home, including a claim that an unidentified DCF worker had taken the girl for mental tests and never returned her. At other times, she told friends Rilya was on trips to Disney World, New York or New Jersey. She also told people Rilya had severe behavioral problems, including spread ing feces around the house, trying to hurt her younger sister. Investigators had no evi dence to back up Grahams stories or the claims of Rilyas bad behavior. Lies, deceit and coverup, the prosecutor said. Its all lies to distract them from the horrible truth of what happened. Sitting in the court room Tuesday was Pamela Kendrick, who was Rilyas foster parent until DCF removed the girl in April 2000 at Grahams insistence. Weintraub said witnesses from those days remember a happy little girl who loved dolls and was doing well in preschool. Those who knew her dur ing Grahams time painted a far different picture. Rilya was ostracized. Rilya was isolated, Weintraub said. She wasnt smiling. She wasnt laughing. This was a sad little girl. COURTESY PHOTO ASSOCIATED PRESS In this image taken from a television video, an unidentified person is attended to by emergency personnel at Lone Star College on Tuesday in Houston. Law enforcement officials said fears of another mass shooting proved unfounded as gunfire at the community college turned out to be between two acquaintances who were fighting. COURTESY PHOTO Geralyn Graham, 67, charged with killing foster child Rilya Wilson in 2000. Listenst to closing arguments in her murder trial in Dade Criminal Court on Tuesday in Miami. Fight led to Texas college shooting; three wounded Associated Press HOUSTON A fight between two people erupt ed in gunfire Tuesday at a Houston-area community college, catching a mainte nance man in the crossfire and leaving students and others cowering in class rooms. No one was killed, but the volley of gunshots heard just before 1 p.m. sparked fear of another campus massacre less than a month after 26 people were killed at elementary school in Newtown, Conn. The shooting hap pened outside between an academic building and the library where Luis Resendiz, 22, was study ing on the second floor. An employee called police and then herded the 30 to 40 people in the library into a small room and told them to crouch down, he said. Keisha Cohn, 27, was in a building about 50 feet away and began running as soon as she heard the shots. To stay where I was wasnt an option, said Cohn, who fled to a build ing that houses computers and study areas. All the students were eventually evacuated, running out of buildings as police officers led them to safety. Authorities offered no details on what led to the fight. One of the people involved had a student ID, and both people were wounded and hospitalized, Harris County Sheriffs Maj. Armando Tello said. A fourth person also was taken to a hospital for a medical condition, he said. Mark Zaragosa said he had just come out of an EMT class when he saw two people who were injured and stopped to help them. Foster child murder trial near end Prosecutor: Girl was smothered by her caretaker. AROUND FLORIDA Associated Press
OPINION Wednesday, January 23, 2013 www.lakecityreporter.com 4A Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding coun-ties by Community Newspapers Inc. We believe strong newspapers build strong communities Newspapers get things done! Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable community-oriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. Todd Wilson, Publisher Robert Bridges, Editor Jim Barr, Associate Editor Sue Brannon, Controller Dink NeSmith, President Tom Wood, Chairman W ith an unem-ployment rate just under 10 percent for vet-erans returning from tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, finding a job for those who have served their coun-try has proved to be a challenge. In pledging to hire 100,000 veter-ans over the next five years, Wal-Mart, the nations largest retailer, has set an example of honoring the sacrifices of the nations men and women in uniform that other corporations should follow. Few gestures say welcome home more profoundly than the security of a job. Scheduled to begin on Memorial Day, the Wal-Mart jobs program will be open to any veteran who has been honorably discharged within 12 months of the end of their active duty service. The jobs program is a commendable business decision and a recogni-tion veterans make dependable employees. Wal-Mart has suffered from several public relations fiascoes in recent months a brewing bribery scandal in Mexico, claims of sexual discrimination by 2,000 female employees and an embar-rassing snub of Vice President Joe Bidens gun violence task force. The companys jobs program for veterans may not completely reha-bilitate Wal-Marts image. But its a good first step. Q Tampa Bay Times The right thing to do ANOTHER VIEW LETTERS POLICY Letters to the Editor should be typed or neatly written and double spaced. Letters should not exceed 400 words and will be edited for length and libel. Letters must be signed and include the writers name, address and telephone number for verification. Writers can have two letters per month published. Letters and guest columns are the opinion of the writers and not necessarily that of the Lake City Reporter BY MAIL: Letters, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL 32056; or drop off at 180 E. Duval St. downtown. BY FAX: (386) 752-9400. BY EMAIL: email@example.com 4AOPINION OPINION Wednesday, January 23, 2013 www.lakecityreporter.com 4A GOP can change or keep shriveling Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding coun-ties by Community Newspapers Inc. We believe strong newspapers build strong communities Newspapers get things done! Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable community-oriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. Todd Wilson, Publisher Robert Bridges, Editor Jim Barr, Associate Editor Sue Brannon, Controller Dink NeSmith, President Tom Wood, Chairman O n Monday, Americas TV cam-eras, smart-phones, tablets and naked eyeballs witnessed the first inau-guration of President Barack Obama the real Obama. We saw and heard for the first time, really the real pro-America progressive that Obama apparently always wanted to be. We heard a politi-cal leader making clear his determination to be a bold, transformational, progressive successor to that transitional fellow who succeeded George W. Bush. Nobody who heard Mondays inaugural address could have con-fused the two Obamas. Back on Jan. 20, 2009, the most profound contri-bution that Americas 44th president would make to our nations history was conveyed at a glance. We witnessed something most of us thought wed never live to see: a duly elected African-American presi-dent. Yet he was fated from Day One to clean up three disastrous messes hed inherited: two tragi-cally mismanaged wars and a near-catastrophic recession. No wonder that, even before he sat down at his new desk, Obama was speaking at his 2009 inauguration as if someone somehow had already painted him into a corner of an Oval Office. The closest he came to a clarion call four years ago had nothing to do with bold initiatives, just lets-get-along post-parti-sanship: On this day, we come to proclaim an end to the petty grievances and false promises, the recriminations and worn-out dogmas that for far too long have strangled our politics. ... But in the words of Scripture, the time has come to set aside childish things. But after four years of childish things, the presi-dent was Washington-wiser (see also: wearier). He had watched the fis-cal cliff follies played out in the congressional sand-box. So, he used his inau-gural address to signal a bold agenda shift. Obama II has no intention of pursuing, or even paying lip service to, the go-along, get-along priori-ties of Obama I. Not even on deficit reduction. We must make the hard choices to reduce the cost of health care and the size of our deficit, he said Monday. But we reject the belief that America must choose between caring for the generation that built this country and investing in the generation that will build its future. This time, Obama boldly championed action to reduce human-induced climate change. He pointedly stuck it to con-servative naysayers who reject the overwhelming judgment of science. And he warned that failure to act would betray our children and future gen-erations. Mainly, Obama II will be remembered because his inaugural address went where none of his predecessors had dared to go before, not even Obama I. He championed full and equal rights for gays and lesbians, equat-ing their fight to civil-rights battles we were also honoring that day, the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law, Obama said. For if we are truly created equal, then surely the love we commit to one another must be equal as well. Obama forthrightly challenged those who, after the slaughter of schoolchildren at Newtown, Conn., are falling back upon an illogical interpretation of the Second Amendment to oppose meaningful assault-weapon safe-guards. Being true to our founding documents does not require us to agree on every contour of life, he said. ... Progress does not compel us to settle centuries-long debates about the role of govern-ment for all time, but it does require us to act in our time. ... We cannot afford delay. Standing there on the U.S. Capitol steps, Obama looked out over the heads of Washingtons elected players of those child-ish games. He implored Americas private citizens to lead their leaders. You and I, as citizens, have the power to set this countrys course, said Barack Obama II. You and I, as citizens, have the obligation to shape the debates of our time not only with the votes we cast, but with the voices we lift in defense of our most ancient values and enduring ideals. Q Martin Schram writes political analysis for Scripps Howard News Service. Martin Schrammartin.firstname.lastname@example.orgInaugurating a new president LETTERS POLICY Letters to the Editor should be typed or neatly written and double spaced. Letters should not exceed 400 words and will be edited for length and libel. Letters must be signed and include the writers name, address and telephone number for verification. Writers can have two letters per month published. Letters and guest columns are the opinion of the writers and not necessarily that of the Lake City Reporter BY MAIL: Letters, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL 32056; or drop off at 180 E. Duval St. downtown. BY FAX: (386) 752-9400. BY EMAIL: email@example.comH ouse Republicans may finally have paid atten-tion to polls showing their negativity rating as high as it ever has been, as if losing the presidential race and dire predictions about their future werent enough to have convinced them earlier. For once, common political sense may trump strict ideological adherence. They are offering to give up their opposition to raising the debt limit without substantial deficit reduction for the short term, if the Democratic-led Senate will adopt a budget in the next three months. The Senate majority not com-pletely innocent in the fiscal horror show that has dominated Capitol Hill the past four years would be wise to now do its part. The White House indicates that President Barack Obama will accept that deal. There is, as always, a hitch. If by mid-April the upper chamber hasnt formed a budget, members pay would be suspended. Whether the august solons of the deliberative body will buy into this is anyones guess. Having watched the she-nanigans on the Hill up close for 50 years, I wouldnt wager much on their acquiescence to this sort of extortion. On the other hand, reopening the all-out warfare about the debt ceiling would be a disaster that no one survives. My guess is they will work out a solution. If not, little else will go forward including the Republican Party itself, which has borne the brunt of criticism for perpetual gridlock on national problems involving the economy, immigration and gun control. One can only hope that this debtceiling offer is the first step toward restoring sanity to the Republican base that it ultimately leads the party out of the political wilderness and back toward the center without costing it its basic identity and dif-ferences. That may be just wishful conjecture, but it has been evident for some time that the GOP is fac-ing an uncertain future without accommodations to a rapidly chang-ing electorate. Its absolutism on key issues such as taxes and social issues have narrowed its appeal dramatically. Ask Mitt Romney, who lost most of the elements of an increasingly diverse demographic. Being a party principally dominated by white males who are still living in the last century is a recipe for extinction. At the same time, the party can hold onto reasonable differences and lead the way toward sensible compromise. Whether the debt-ceiling offer can begin that process will depend on the GOP leadership and that hasnt been terribly effective recent-ly. House Speaker John Boehner ultimately had to acquiesce to his Senate counterpart, Republican leader Mitch McConnell, to at least temporarily keep the nation from tumbling into the foolish economic abyss designed to scare everybody into some form of detente. In this latest caper, the result of some GOP soul-searching at a retreat in Williamsburg, Va., Boehner had to set aside his own rule never to raise the debt limit without a dol-lar-for-dollar match in debt reduc-tion. Speculation is that the Ohio congressman has only a short time to prevent self-immolation, perhaps from one of the many cigarettes he still smokes. That also goes for Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid. The odds may be short that the Nevadan with the shoot-from-the-hip style of leadership can keep a civil tongue long enough to prevent the whole effort from imploding. Obama by all rights should have something to say about that. But who knows? Unless this latest gambit works in some fashion or another, Americans will face another year of uncertainty. Dan K. Thomasson Q Dan K. Thomasson is former editor of Scripps Howard News Service.
Jan. 23 Medicare information SHINE will present a program to inform seniors about Medicare from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at theLifeStyle Enrichment Center in Lake City. For more information, call (800) 262-2243. Plant clinic University of Florida Master Gardeners are available every Wednesday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Fort White Public Library on Route 47 to answer questions about lawns and plants. Bring samples for free diagnosis or solutions. For more information, call 752-5384. Quilters meeting The Lady of the Lake Quilters Guild will meet on at Teen Town, 533 NW Desoto St., Lake City, two blocks north of Duval (US 90) off Lake Jeffery Road. Social time will be at 9:30 a.m., and the business meeting will be at 10. The program will be about the 2013 Challenge by Sandy Lindfors and Nancy See. Water group The stakeholder adviso ry committee of the North Florida Regional Water Supply Partnership will meet at 1 p.m. at Florida Gateway College, 149 SE College Place, Lake City. The meeting will be held in the Wilson S. Rivers Library and Media Center, Building 200, Room 102. The agenda includes dis cussion and possible com mittee recommendation of the north Florida regional water supply plan bound ary area. Other agenda items include: an overview of public water suppliers strategies for conservation and protection of water resources; an overview presentation on historical rainfall data; discussion of committee members per spectives on north Florida water supply issues. The meeting is open to the public, and there will be an opportunity for public comment. Jan. 24 Gospel concert Southern gospel singer Ivan Parker will give a con cert in Suwannee County at 7 p.m. at the Westwood Baptist Church in Live Oak. The concert is a fund raiser for Love INC, the Suwannee County social services agency and food pantry. General admission tickets are $10 and Artist Circle tickets are $25. Only 750 tickets will be sold. Parker is perhaps best known as a regular artist at the Gaither Homecoming events, and is featured on most of the Gaither videos. He has been voted favor ite male vocalist 12 times and soloist of the year nine times. The Artists Circle tickets entitle the holders to meet Parker a half-hour before the concert and reserved seating. Tickets are available by calling the Love INC office at (386) 330-2671 or the Rev. Dr. Everett L. Parker at (386) 754-8524. Tickets can be picked up at the Love INC office in Live Oak or mailed. If not sold out, tickets also will be available at the door beginning an hour before the performance. Landlords meeting Lake City area landlords will meet at the IHOP res taurant on U.S. 90. Dinner will be at 5 p.m., and the meeting will begin at 6. John Kasak will give a talk on What Is Covered in Your Insurance Policy for Rentals. For more infor mation, call 755-0110. Military officers group The Suwannee River Valley Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) will hold its monthly dinner meeting at the Lake City Elks Lodge, 259 NE Hernando Street, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting is open to all active duty military officers, retired and former officers, mem bers of the Reserve and National Guard, and their surviving spouses. For information and reserva tions, call Susan Palmer at 697-6828 or Vernon Lloyd at 752-4885. School employee lunch The Columbia County School District SchoolRelated Employee of the Year luncheon will be at 11:30 a.m. at the Lake City Church of Christ, 656 SW State Road 47. The schoolrelated employee of the year will be announced. Jan. 26 Olustee pageant The 2013 Olustee Festival pageant will be held in the Columbia County Schools Administrative Complex on West Duval Street (U.S. 90) in Lake City. Competition for girls age 3 months to 9 years old will be at 4 p.m. Competition for girls 10 to 20 years old will begin at 7 p.m. Contestants will be judged in beauty, sports wear, talent and photoge nic categories. For more information, contact Elaine Owens at (386) 965-2787. Winners will ride in the Olustee Festival parade on Feb. 16. Prayer breakfast The Pastors Care Committeeof Antioch Missionary Baptist of Fort White will have a prayer breakfast at 9 a.m. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Ronald Walters of Olivet Missionary Baptist Church of Lake City. Cost is $10 for aduts and $5 for chil dren 5 and younger. For more information, contact Marilyn Frazier at (386) 318-3441, Allonia Griffin at (386) 497-3062, Francis Legree at (386) 497-1748 or Evangilist Gloria Jackson at (352) 538-0352. Music series starts The 17th season of the Friends of Music Concert Series opens with The Alachua Consort (oboe, violin and piano) performing French baroque music at 7:30 p.m. at Covenant First Presbyterian Church, 421 White Ave. SE in Live Oak. For more information con tact Bill or Linda Poplin, (386) 365-4932 or (386) 365-4941. RHS alumni The RHS Alumni Roundup 2013 planning commit tee will meet at noon at the Richardson Community Center. For more informa tion, call (386) 752-7812. Legion sock hop The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 57 will have its annual Sock Hop in mem ory of Brenda MacDiarmid at American Legion Post 57 Home on Highway 41 South. A cake raffle will be held that evening. Admission is $5 per person. All proceeds will go to the American Legion Auxiliary Department of Florida Girl State Scholarship Fund. Joey Rand will be the enter tainment. Sliders, french fries and milkshakes will be available for purchase. The doors will open for the dance at 7:30 p.m. and dance will start at 8. Come in with your 1950ssdress and bobbie socks. For more information, call Irma Wehrli at (386) 755-3814. Jan. 27 History program Archaeologist Barbara Hines, of the Florida Public Archaeology Network, will give a brief overview of the Spanish in Florida at 2 p.m. in the Columbia County Main Library at 308 NW Columbia Ave. Hines will talk about Spanish mis sions in the state, particu larly Mission San Luis and the Apalachee. Revival week First Full Gospel Church will have a revival program today through Feb. 1 with the Rev. Darren Wilson. Times will be today at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. and Monday through Friday at 7 p.m. The church is on Jonesway, one block off U.S. 90 East, on the left, across from the boys club. Music concert Gospel singer Larry Ford will perform a free concert at 10:30 a.m. at the Glad Tidings Assembly, 1571 E. Duval St. Ford is a world-renowned tenor who performed with the Blackwood Brothers Quartet and appeared on the Bill Gaither TV pro grams. A love offering will be received. For more information, call (386) 365-1533. Church anniversary Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church will have its 71st anniversary cele bration. The speaker for the morning service will be the Rev. Dr. Dwight Pollock. The speaker for the 3 p.m. service will be the Rev. Billy Simon, pas tor of Greater Popular Springs Missionary Baptist Church. Jan. 31 Senior drivers An AARP Driver Safety Course for Seniors will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Columbia County LifeStyle Enrichment Center, Reading Room, 628 SE Allison Court. Participants should take their own lunch. Cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. Those who complete the course will receive a certificate of completion, which is good for a discount on automo bile insurance. Registration is required and may be done by calling (352) 333-3036. Feb. 2 Civil War event Fort Clinch State Park, 2601 Atlantic Ave., Fernandina Beach, will hold a Union Garrison history event today and Sunday. The program will allow visi tors to interact with living historians to experience life in the fort as it was in 1864. The grounds will be bustling with soldiers in period costumes involved in firing demonstrations, marching drills, cooking and daily activities. Ladies in period dresses, sutlers displaying their wares and drummer boys will bring every part of the Civil Warera to life. Hours will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to noon Sunday. For additional information, contact the park at (904) 277-7274 or visit www. FloridaStateParks.org. West Virginia Day West Virginia natives are invited to the 2013 West Virginia Day at Epiphany Church Social Hall on Malone Drive. The event will begin at noon. Bring a covered dish to share. Reservations are required by Jan. 28 and may be made by calling (386) 754-1760. Health fair Columbia County Recreation Department will have its annual Community Health and Wellness Fair at the Richardson Community Center from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 pm. Local physicians will be speaking about health issues, various tests will be available as well as door prizes and giveaways. For more information, contact Mario Coppock or Nicole Smith at (386) 754-7095. Feb. 3 Church anniversary The Vinyard Baptist Church will celebrate its 60th anniversary with a spe cial service at 10:30 a.m. in the church, 1832 Tomaka Terrace (off SW Bascom Norris Drive). The speaker will be Brandon Elixson. A covered-dish lunch will follow. For more informa tion, call Cheryl Thomas at 365-0764. Feb. 4 Loans workshop Columbia County Extension is offering a free workshop to discuss loan and grant programs for small business and agri cultural producers with USDA and Florida Office of Energy. The work shop will be at 6:30 p.m. at the Extension office. Registration deadline is Feb 1. To register or for more information, contact Derek Barber at the Extension office at (386)752-5384. William J. Bill Henegan William J. Bill Henegan, age 78, of Fort White, FL. passed away unexpectedly after a brief illness on January 14, 2013. He was the son of the late Paul and Marion Henegan of Fair Oaks, PA. He is sur vived by his loving wife of 53 years, Carolyn Hen egan, two children, Mark Henegan, West Palm Beach, FL, Kim Hen egan Little, Fort White, FL and two grandchil cer Bryan Little, Miami, FL and Haleigh Henegan, Palm Coast, FL. He was a long time resident of West Palm Beach and the founder of Henegans Nursery. While serving in the US Ma rine Corp, Bill received valu able training as a Telemetry Technician. After leaving the service he worked in the Mis sile industry in the Bahamas for RCA as part of the NASA early space program and worked on the original Atlas missile track ing program. He was an active member of the Pioneers Club Space Program, Cape Canaveral. He and his wife moved to West Palm Beach in 1959. After Whitney, Bill, again, returned to RCA when the plant opened in 1961. He remained the head of Quality Control until the plant closed in 1971. Wishing to re main in West Palm Beach, the family scraped enough money together to purchase an exist ing nursery and land on South ern Blvd. Henegans Nursery was established in 1973. It was run successfully, as a family business, for 38 years. Bill was popularly known as The Tropical Gardner on Channel 12 (WEAT now known as WPEC) provid art of South Florida gardening. In 1977, along with continuing to operate the nursery, Bill es tablished Henegans Woodshed, a business specializing in exotic lumber sales, design/build fur niture and antique furniture res toration. He continued to utilize his remarkable skills as a talent ed craftsman throughout his life. Bill was also an active mem ber of the USCG Auxiliary, Flotilla 53 and taught boat ing safety classes and partici pated in Marine patrols until moving to North FL. in 2002. In 2002, Bill retired. He and his wife relocated to Fort White. He was an active member of the Fort White Planning and Zoning Board until his death. He enjoyed target shooting and was an active member of the NRA. Following his wishes, he will be cremated. A memorial ser vice was held January 18, 2013 for family and friends to share in the celebration of his life. He was a kind, gentle man of honor, with a strong work ethic, who worked hard to pro vide for his family. He loved nature and all things living and always followed his heart. He will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved him. For those who wish, donations may be made to the Animal Rescue League of your choice. Page Editor: Jim Barr, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2013 5A 5A Network in Washington, D.C. 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6A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2013 Page Editor: Robert Bridges, 754-04286Aest with former clients. The Third Circuit grievance committee is made up of attorneys and laypersons from within the seven counties of the circuit. Dukes also filed complaints against Bryan, but the Judicial Qualifications Commission, designated by the Florida Constitution as the body that investigates complaints involving sitting judges, did not find probable cause to pursue action for conduct violations against Bryan. The accusation against Decker occurred while he was a private attorney based in Live Oak. On Deckers election as a Third Circuit judge on Aug. 14, jurisdiction for the case shifted to the Judicial Qualifications Commission. Karen Kirksey, public information officer for the Bar, said Jan. 15 that public documents associated with Deckers case had been sent to the Judicial Qualifications Commission. Kirksey said possible penal-ties for such infractions really (depend) on the individual case. She would not be more specific. Brooke Kennerly, executive director of the Judicial Qualifications Commission, said she could not comment on the prob-able cause finding because the Florida Constitution provides confidential protec-tion to JQC proceedings. Until or unless formal charges are filed by the commis-sion, all pleadings and proceedings are confidential, she said. The allegations against Decker became public upon release of the finding of prob-able cause by the Florida Bars grievance committee on Dec. 17. Decker, who maintains he did not violate Bar rules, emailed the following statement to the Lake City Reporter: ... I strongly disagree with the Committees decision and note that a find-ing of probable cause is not, however, a determination that any rule was actually violated but only that further proceedings will be conducted. This matter will now be reviewed through further proceedings, and I wel-come the opportunity to participate in that process. When this matter has been properly and fully considered, I will have the opportunity for further comment at that time.A LAND DEAL GONE BADDukes, William Woodington and Bryan are members of the BWD land trust, which Decker formerly defended in a fore-closure action against TD Bank in regard to property in Bradford County. During that proceeding, Dukes and Woodington signed over their rights to the land to Bryan, who later filed to reorganize under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. Decker, who also represented Bryan in the bankruptcy case, then sought and received court permission to drop Dukes and Woodington as clients. According to Dukes, he and Woodington were talked into signing over to Bryan their interest in a property owned by BWD, and when Bryan filed bankruptcy they were left without their interest in the property, but still responsible for the debt. I do not believe it is right for an attorney to represent business partners who are jointly responsible for a loan of over $1 million dollars while helping one of the partners get ready to file bankruptcy because that would shift more responsibil-ity to myself and Mr. Woodington, Dukes wrote in his complaint. It was always my understanding that Mr. Decker was looking out for all of us, not just Judge Bryan. Decker said Dukes and Woodington suffered no financial harm due to his representation of Bryan in the bankruptcy proceeding. I did not do anything that left Mr. Dukes owing obligations any greater than those he owed before I commenced my repre-sentation of him, Judge Bryan and Mr. Woodington, Decker wrote in response to Dukes complaint. Under the law and the terms of the guaranty agreement that Mr. Dukes, Judge Bryan and Mr. Woodington signed, each of these three gentlemen is responsible for paying the entire debt owed to TD Bank. That was true before the commencement of my representation and that remains true today. Dukes responded to Deckers assertion that he was not financially harmed by Deckers representation. He says the filing of Judge Bryans (bankruptcy) case did nothing to shift the TD Bank loan to me, Dukes wrote in a letter to the Bar. He says I was jointly and severally liable for the entire debt from the beginning just as Judge Bryan was. Again, what everything Mr. Decker did was allow for Judge Bryan to have ownership of all of the interest in the property while I was stuck with in his words the entire debt. If he can convince you that that doesnt place Judge Bryan in a better position than it does me, then he is a very persuasive attorney. Decker said in filings with the Bar that his strategy in foreclosure cases is to offer the creditor the deed to the property in lieu of foreclosure in order to minimize fees and costs to his clients. However, title issues had to be resolved first in this case, according to Decker. One of those title issues involved a lien against Woodington, Decker said. Dukes said the lien was against Woodington, not BWD Land Trust, which owned the property. Decker, in Bar filings, said he dropped Dukes and Woodington as clients because of what he saw as a conflict between the two concerning the authenticity of Dukes signature on a promissory note taken out by Bryan, Dukes and Woodington in 2004. (See related story, this page.)BRYAN AS CLIENT, JUDGEDecker is also under scrutiny for representing clients in Bryans court, while Bryan remained his client. In documents presented to the Bar, Decker acknowledged he and another attorney in his law firm had brought cases before Bryan while still representing him, but maintains that their representation of Bryan did not result in any prejudice or harm of any kind. In one foreclosure proceeding against Wells Fargo where Decker acted as attor-ney and the case was heard by Bryan, Decker said the attorney for the bank wrote the terms of the settlement. He argued that because the bank wrote the settlement, his representation as Bryans personal attorney couldnt have been harmful to the bank in the lawsuit. Judge Bryan acted solely in a ministerial capacity to ratify what Wells Fargos counsel and I had already agreed to, Decker wrote in a letter to the Bar dated Dec. 10. MISSTEP AT FORUMDuring a televised candidate forum at Florida Gateway College the night of July 31, in response to a question about his judi-cial philosophy, Decker said he had never been accused of a conflict of interest. As a lawyer Ive never been accused of having a conflict of interest or represent-ing more than one side in a civil case, he said at the forum. The original complaint by Dukes was filed April 10, 2012 and served on Decker later that month. Clearly, I misspoke, Decker told the Lake City Reporter by email on Jan. 15. In the heat of a debate on live television, regrettably the words did not convey the sentiment I was attempting to express. That said, it has been and remains my position that there has been no violation of any conflict of interest rules. I believe that my actions as an attorney were consistent with the rules of conduct and, in fact, when this matter is fully examined it will be deter-mined that my representation benefited and protected the interests of all parties concerned including Mr. Dukes.ATTORNEY DISCIPLINE THE NUMBERSThe Florida Bar had 93,895 lawyers in fiscal year 2011-12. Figures provided by the Bar show that 7,423 files were opened on complaints during that period. Not all complaints result in a file being opened, said Kenneth L. Marvin, director of lawyer regulation for the Florida Bar. Of the 7,423 cases opened, a grievance committee found probable cause to pro-ceed with disciplinary action in 679 cases. Marvin said 380 disciplinary orders were handed down by the Florida Supreme Court, but that a disciplinary order could resolve more then one case. There are some (less than 10) cases a year, where a grievance committee finds probable cause but the accused lawyer is found not guilty, Marvin wrote in an email to the Lake City Reporter. He also said the Judicial Qualifications Commission may choose not to hear any given case. DECKER: Conduct under review by Judicial Qualifications Com missionContinued From Page 1APromissory note set events in motionBy DEREK GILLIAMdgilliam@lakecityreporter.comAllegations that a former clients signature may have been forged on a $235,400 promissory note in 2004 set in motion a chain of events that helped lead to the filing of a conflict-of-interest complaint against now Circuit Judge Andrew J. Decker III. As a private attorney, Decker had defended the BWD Land Trust composed of Third Circuit Judge Paul S. Bryan, Union County real estate investor Daniel A. Dukes and William Woodington, also of Union County in a foreclosure proceed-ing against TD Bank. In March 2012 Decker, while still representing BWD, filed an emergency petition on behalf of Bryan to reorganize under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. He later sought and received court per-mission to drop Dukes and Woodington as clients, citing what he saw as a conflict between the two over the authenticity of Dukes sig-nature on a promissory note for $235,400 taken out by BWD in 2004. I did not want to be in a position in which I was representing these two individuals, one of whom claimed his signa-ture had been forged by the other and one of whom may have forged a signature, Decker wrote in a May 7 letter to the Florida Bar. He continued: I have known Judge Bryan for over 30 years as a member of the Third Circuit Bar and as a Judge and I knew beyond any doubt that he had not forged any instrument. ... In a Jan. 14 email to the Lake City Reporter, Bryan responded to Dukes allegation that the promissory note was forged: The promissory note spoken about has three signatures I know I signed my name; and I know I certainly did not sign any other name. The other signatures were done out of my presence; so I cannot know who signed. The note was returned to me with signatures on it. Dukes said Deckers handling of Bryans Chapter 11 filing caused him and Woodington financial harm. Dukes filed a complaint against Decker with the Florida Bar on April 10. On Dec. 14 the Third Judicial Circuit grievance committee found probable cause to pursue disciplin-ary action against Decker. Dukes filed two complaints against Bryan with the Judicial Qualifications Commission, neither of which resulted in a finding of probable cause for conduct vio-lations by the judge. The exact substance of the complaints, which are not a matter of public record, is unknown. Proceedings of the JQC are secret and have consti-tutional protection outside Florida open records law. Concerning one of the complaints, the JQC wrote Dukes that the concerns you have expressed are not allegations involving a breach of the Code of Judicial Conduct warranting further action by the Commission but are legal matters handled solely through the courts. In a second complaint, the JQC wrote Dukes that an investigation did not result in a finding of probable cause against Bryan, but said Article V, Section 12 of the Florida Constitution prohibited disclosure of any details of the investigation. On Nov. 14, 2012 a Polk County circuit judge assigned to the case signed an order authorizing the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to take possession of the promissory note for forensic testing. FDLE confirmed this is an ongoing inves-tigation. Bryan RAISES: For teachers Continued From Page 1Amer Leon County superintendent. We all know there is a direct correlation between the states education and good jobs. Scott, whose budget is due to lawmakers by Feb. 3, called on the Legislature last year to raise education funding by $1 billion, which it did. Earlier this month, the governor said he hopes lawmakers will again increase spending in the K-12 education budget. Scott had earlier announced he wants to create a program that would allow teachers, who often spend their own money on students, to get debit cards tied to the school system with which they could purchase supplies. Andy Ford, president of the Florida Education Association, the states largest teachers union, said Tuesday the union has not been in contact with the governors office over the salary propos-al and said it was early in the budget process. We just have to see what the details are, Ford said. Its not as simple as just saying you want to increase salaries. You have to provide enough funding through the (basic state school spending program) to allow school districts to do it. Scott last year pushed legislators to increase overall funding going to the states public schools but he did not mandate that the money go to teacher salaries. In the past GOP legislators have resisted calls to raise teacher salaries by saying it was the responsibility of local school boards to decide how much to pay teachers. The state has roughly 168,000 teachers.The Associated Press and the News Service of Florida contributed to this story. TODD WILSON/ Lake City ReporterHomeless assistanceS&S Food Stores presented a ceremonial check for $6,500, which represents a grant from the BP Fueling Communities Program, to the Columbia County School District Tuesday night. The B P grant program assists the districts homeless education program in Columbia County and is coordinated locally by S&S Food Stores. Superintendent Terry Huddleston, (left) Dana Huggi ns, homeless education liaison; Keith Brown, S&S Food Stores; and Steve Nelson, school board chairman, pose with the grant check
By DENNIS JUNIUS Associated Press WASHINGTON More than 6 in 10 Americans now favor allowing illegal immigrants to eventually become U.S. citizens, a major increase in support driven by a turnaround in Republicans opinions after the 2012 elections. The finding, in a new Associated Press-GfK poll, comes as the Republican Party seeks to increase its meager support among Latino voters, who turned out in large numbers to helpre-elect President Barack Obama in November. Emboldened by the over whelming Hispanic backing and by shifting attitudes on immigration, Obama has made overhauling laws about who can legally live in the U.S. a centerpiece of his second-term agenda. In the coming weeks, hes expected to aggressively push for ways to create an eventual pathway to citizen ship for the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants already in this country. The poll results sug gest that the public over all, not just Hispanics, will back his efforts. Sixty-two percent of Americans now favor providing a way for illegal immigrants in the U.S. to become citizens, an increase from just 50 per cent in the summer of 2010, the last time the AP polled on the question. In an even earlier poll, in 2009, some 47 percent sup ported a pathway to citizen ship for illegal immigrants. Further boosting the president on the issue, Democrats have opened a 41 percent to 34 percent advantage as the party more trusted to handle immigra tion, the first time theyve held a significant edge on the matter in AP-GfK polling. In October 2010, Republicans held a slight edge over Democrats, 46 percent to 41 percent, on the question of who was more trusted on immigra tion. Much of the increase in support for a path to even tual citizenship has come among Republicans. A majority in the GOP 53 percent now favor the change. Thats up a striking 22 percentage points from 2010. Seventy-two percent of Democrats and 55 per cent of independents like the idea, similar to 2010. The findings suggest that those GOP lawmak ers weighing support for eventual legal status for illegal immigrants could be rewarded politically not just by Democrats and independents but also by some in their own party as well. This comes amid soulsearching in the party about how the GOP can broaden its support with Latinos, who backed Obama over Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, 71 percent to 27 percent, in November. Romney received less support from Latinos than Republican President George W. Bush did. But his slice was on par with candidates Bob Dole in 1996 and George H.W. Bush in 1992. Some Republicans have concluded that backing comprehensive immigra tion reform with a pathway to citizenship is becoming a political necessity. Many lawmakers remain strongly opposed, and its far from clear whether Congress will ultimately sign off on such an approach. But in the Senate, a bipartisan group of lawmakers is working to draft immigra tion legislation, and Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., a pos sible 2016 presidential can didate, has offered propos als that would ultimately allow illegal immigrants to attain legal status. One poll participant, Nick Nanos, 66, of Bellmore, N.Y., said that providing a way for illegal immigrants to become citizens would respect Americas history as a nation built by immi grants. We act as if our grand parents got here legally. Dont want to ask a single Indian about that, Nanos said in a follow-up inter view. I dont think that most of us can solidly come to a point where our grandparents or greatgrandparents or greatgreat-grandparents were here legally. What does that even mean? Overall, 54 percent in the poll said immigration is an important issue to them personally, a figure thats remained steady over the past couple of years. Republicans arent the only group whose views have shifted significantly. In August of 2010, just 39 percent of seniors favored a path to citizenship. Now, 55 percent do. Among those without a college degree, support has increased from 45 percent to 57 percent. And 59 percent of whites now favor a way for illegal immigrants to gain citizen ship, up from 44 percent in August 2010, and 41 per cent in September 2009. Overall, the poll found 35 percent strongly favored allowing illegal immigrants to become citizens over time, while 27 percent favored the idea some what. Just 35 percent of Americans opposed the approach, with 23 percent strongly opposed and 12 percent somewhat opposed. That compared with 48 per cent opposed in 2010 and 50 percent in 2009. Page Editor: Jim Barr, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER NATION WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2013 7A 7A 866-314-3769 AIRLINES ARE HIRING Train ONLINE for Allied Health and Medical Management. Job placement assistance. Computer available. 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Twenty-four hours after Obama pledged to tackle climate change and called for gays and lesbians to be treated equally under the law, the White House struggled to back up his sweeping rhetoric with specifics, raising questions about how much political muscle hell put behind both issues. Republicans were already signaling their unhappiness with Obamas agenda. The era of liberal ism is back, said Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell. If the presi dent pursues that kind of agenda, obviously its not designed to bring us together. Obama, standing before hundreds of thousands of people on the National Mall, had vowed to respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations. But in the White House briefing room a day later, Obama spokesman Jay Carney said he couldnt speculate about future actions. He said that while climate change was a prior ity for the president, it is not a singular priority. On gay rights, the presi dent had declared that the nations journey is not com plete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law, for if we are truly created equal, then surely the love we commit to one another must be equal as well. But Carney said the president was speaking about his personal views and would not take federal action on same-sex mar riage, which he continues to see as a state issue. Even with his last elec tion behind him, Obama has politics to weigh as he considers just how much effort hell put into pursu ing climate change legisla tion and a gay rights agen da. Both issues are backed by the presidents liberal base but opposed by many Republicans and conserva tive Democrats. Obama already is ask ing lawmakers for a lot as he starts his second term. He needs their votes to increase the nations bor rowing limit and approve billions of dollars to keep the government running. And he has pledged to pur sue stricter gun legislation and comprehensive immi gration reform quickly this year, neither of which can pass Congress without some GOP votes. For environmental groups and gay rights supporters, Obamas inau gural address provided fresh hope for progress on issues that were stumbling blocks for Obama in his first term. While the Congress passed legislation backed by Obama to reduce car bon emissions from vehi cles, his efforts to pass a cap-and-trade bill failed on Capitol Hill due to bipartisan opposition. And despite Obamas many actions to bolster gay rights in his first term including repealing the militarys ban on openly gay service members his reluctance to back gay marriage frustrated many of his liberal supporters until he ultimately voiced his support for same-sex unions last year. Supporters of both issues say Obama will quickly have opportunities to demonstrate his com mitment to their causes in his second term. The Supreme Court will soon take up Proposition 8, a Californias ban on same-sex marriage, a case that could give the jus tices the chance to rule on whether gay Americans have the same constitu tional right to marry as heterosexuals. ASSOCIATED PRESS President Barack Obama arrives at the Commander-in-Chiefs Inaugural Ball in Washington during the 57th Presidential Inauguration on Monday. The president quickly ran into a storm of criticism on Tuesday over some of the ideas he espoused in his inaugural address. Poll: Many illegal immigrants should be allowed to stay in US ASSOCIATED PRESS Immigrants wait apply for the Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals last August in Langley Park, Md. Federal policy allowed illegal immigrants to file applications to allow them to avoid depor tation and get work permits but not a path to citizenship. More than 6 in 10 Americans now favor allowing illegal immigrants to eventually become U.S. citizens, a major increase in sup port driven by a turnaround in Republicans opinion after the 2012 elections. Bitter cold grips Midwest Associated Press MADISON, Wis. Homeless people scram bled to find shelter, schools closed down and plumbers wrestled with frozen pipes Tuesday as the Upper Midwest endured a third straight day of bitter cold temperatures. Waves of frigid Arctic air began sweeping south from Canada on Saturday night, locking the Midwest in a deep freeze that has left a section of the coun try well-acquainted with winters pains reeling. Authorities suspect expo sure has played a role in at least four deaths so far. The coldest location in the lower 48 states Monday was Embarrass, Minn., at 36 below. On Sunday it was Babbitt, Minn., at 29 below, according to the National Weather Service. The bitter conditions were expected to persist into the weekend in the Midwest through the eastern half of the U.S., weather serice meteorologist Shawn DeVinny said. Critics pounce on proposals in inaugural speech. Major change in attitude occurs with Republicans.
By KELLI KENNEDY Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida lawmakers con sidering how to implement the federal health care over haul sought information Tuesday from two econo mists on the Massachusetts initiative that served as the blueprint for the national plan. Massachusetts pioneered an approach emulated in the federal Affordable Care Act with its 2006 health care initiative and is cur rently the only state that requires individuals to have health insurance. I thought it would be helpful to exam ine the results so far in Massachusetts and con sider implications of that experience for Florida. Not everyone agrees with the Massachusetts experiment and how its turned out, said Republican Sen. Joe Negron, the chairman of a Senate committee studying the health overhaul. Jonathan Gruber, an economics professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who helped craft the states law, hailed it as a great success that dropped the number of insured residents by twothirds and lowered premi ums by about 50 percent. He said the initiative did so without crowding out pri vate insurers. But Michael Cannon, director of Health Policy Studies for the Cato Institute, argued that the law depresses economic activity, eliminates jobs and increases health care costs along with burdening the federal government. He reminded lawmakers that Florida led the country in challenging the consti tutionality of the ACA and that it shouldnt respond to Supreme Court decisions that have given states lee way on whether to expand Medicaid by shrugging and implementing that costly Medicaid expansion anyway. Florida lawmakers are facing two major deci sions regarding the federal health overhaul. They must choose whether to expand Medicaid coverage to roughly 900,000 more lowincome families and wheth er to have the state run its health exchange on its own or partner with the federal government. The federal government is offering to pick up the entire tab of the Medicaid expansion for the first three years about 90 percent after that. Florida spends about $21 billion a year to cover nearly 3 million of the states poor est residents, about half of whom are children. Gruber said that if Florida does not expand Medicaid it will lead to higher pre miums for those shopping for coverage in the state health exchange because hospitals will still have to cover uninsured patients in crisis. Cannon, however, urged state senators to reject an expansion by saying theres little reliable evidence the taxpayer-funded program improves health outcomes and no evidence of cost sav ings. He said states cant afford it. Republican Gov. Rick Scott has echoed similar concerns about the cost of Medicaid expansion. Earlier this month, he estimated it would cost $26 billion over a decade, but the state health agency later revised that figure to $3 billion after pressure from lawmakers who accused Scott of trying to play poli tics with the numbers. Cannon urged lawmakers not to create a state health exchange and instead file a lawsuit to block the IRS illegal taxes and even pre vent the federal govern ment from operating an exchange here in Florida. The new marketplaces are intended to take the confusion and anxiety out of buying private health insurance for individuals and families. Exchanges are meant to have the feel of an online travel site, such as Expedia or Orbitz. Cannon estimates that refusing a health exchange would exempt 1.1 million Floridians from having to pay penalties for not pur chasing insurance. Gruber encouraged law makers to consider small practical steps, such as set ting up an evaluation pro cess so the state can see what choices residents are making in the exchange, how theyre arriving at those decisions and wheth er its the most beneficial choice for them. Negron asked Cannon to explain why conservatives, who typically bristle at fed eral government interven tion, are urging states to allow the feds to run their exchanges. How did it turn out those arguments seem to have been flipped? he asked. Cannon said the states that choose to run a health exchange are doing so in name only because the fed eral government is still call ing the shots. Later, he struggled to find an answer when Negron repeatedly pressed how a family of four making $25,000 a year should pay for health care if the state didnt offer Medicaid. 8A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & ST A TE WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2013 Page Editor: Jim Barr, 754-0424 8A Flex Plan Remember, your Flex Plan Insurance covers Eye Care... Lake City Lake City Commons Center (Publix Shopping) 752-3733 CONTA C TS EY E EXAM S by Independent O ptometrist 2 Complete Pair Eyeglasses $ 119 Includes Lenses & Frames Some Restrictions Apply. COUPON REQUIRED. EXPIRES JAN. 31, 2013 NOW FREE GL A SSES FREE P A IR OF GL A SSES Buy one complete pair of glasses at regular price & receive a Some Restrictions Apply. COUPON REQUIRED. EXPIRES JAN. 31, 2013 $ 99 1 Pair Eyeglasses I ncludes lenses & frames. Some Restrictions Apply. COUPON REQUIRED. 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Lake City Reporter SPORTS Wednesday, January 23, 2013 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B Story ideas?ContactTim KirbySports Editor754firstname.lastname@example.org 1BSPORTS BRIEFS GAMES Today Q Fort White High boys basketball vs. Williston High, 7:30 p.m. (JV-6) Thursday Q Fort White High girls basketball vs. Suwannee High, 6 p.m. Friday Q Columbia High boys basketball at Lee High, 7 p.m. (JV-5:30) Q Columbia High girls basketball at Lafayette High, 7:30 p.m. (JV-6) Q Fort White High boys basketball at Santa Fe High, 7:30 p.m. (JV-6) Saturday Q Fort White High girls weightlifting in District 4 state qualifier at Belleview High, TBA Q Columbia High basketball at Hamilton County High, 7:30 p.m. (girls-6) YOUTH BASKETBALL USSSA travel team sign-up Richardson Community Center/Annie Mattox North, Inc. has announced tryouts at Richardson Community Center for its seventhand 10th-grade USSSA travel basketball teams. Tryouts for seventh-grade (ages 11-14) are 5:30-7 p.m. on Feb.13, 15, 20 and 22; tryouts for 10-grade (ages 14-17) are 5:30-7 p.m. on Feb. 12, 14, 19 and 21. Permission/waver forms must be signed by a parent or guardian. Twelve players will be chosen for each team and contacted by phone. Fee for players selected is $60,due by March 1. For details, call Mario Coppock or Nicole Smith at 754-7096 or 754-7095. CHS FOOTBALL QB Club pheasant shoot Allen & Son Quail Farm and the Columbia County Quarterback Club, is sponsoring a pheasant hunt on Feb. 9 at Robert Louis Green Farm, 12 miles north of Lake City. Ticket cost for the shooting stations is $250 (20-shooter limit), which includes runners to pick up birds, dressing out birds and any tipping. Back-up shooters will be charged $75. Shooters should arrive no later than noon, and there will be a safety meeting and home-cooked meal before the shoot begins. No license or permit is needed; No. 5 shot is recommended. For details, call Leronia Allen at 754-9127 or Christofer Piercey at 288-9631. Ducks Unlimited District Chairman Jimmy Sparks is working with Allen on the pheasant shoot. Call Sparks at 752-9589. YOUTH SOFTBALL Spring sign-up is under way The Girls Softball Association of Columbia County has registration open for its spring softball season for girls ages 4-17. Sign-up is at Brians Sports or Impact Zone. Cost is $55 for a single player and $75 for siblings. Registration deadline is Feb. 1. Practice begins the week of Feb. 11. For details, call 755-4271.Q From staff reports Mosley defeats Columbia High in first round play. GOLF REPORTS COURTESY PHOTOThe MGA Toss/Pick a Pro winners from Saturdays tourname nt at Quail Heights were (front row, from left) Brooke Russell, Randy Heavrin, Dustin White and Steve Nail. Back row (from left) are Tim Blackwell, Bill Ryan, Kevin Odom and Todd Carter. Raulerson, Thomas take home blitz Bruce Ford and Terry Hunter had bragging rights with eagles in the Sunday blitz until Hank Rone teed up his yellow ball on the 149 yard seventh hole. Rones eight iron landed two inches short of the hole and bounced in for his fourth career hole in one. John Raulerson and Steve Thomas lacked the big shots but tied for first in the blitz at +7. Pete Skantos (+6), took third a point ahead of Dave Mehl. Shelton Keen, Dell Sanders, Steve Patterson and Rone were in a tie for fifth. Hunter won the skins battle with three. Timmy Rogers, Thomas, Ford and Rone had one each. Joining Rone with closest to the pin shots were Patterson on Nos. 15 and 17 and Santos on No. 5. Mike McCranie (+8), nipped Dennis Crawford by a point for the win in A flight of Wednesdays blitz. Steve Patterson and George Burnham were another point back in third. Corey Bannister (+11), laid waste to the field in B flight. John Raulerson (+6), and Donald Roberts (+4), trailed the winner. Two of Crawfords six birdies held up for skins, but Roberts had the big one, good for a nice pot hole win. Mickey Willcox, Mike Jacobs, Burnham and Raulerson had a skin apiece. The big pot hole carried over. Jordan Hale carded eight birdies to lead teammates Donnie Thomas, John Raulerson and Dell Sanders to first place in the MGA Round Robin tournament with a net 122. The team of Greg Lyons, Bruce Gibson, David Rhodes and David Poe was a stroke back with 123. The foursome of Timmy Rogers, Ron Miracle, Pete Skantos and Mike Boris were another shot back in third. Jonathan Allen won the Low Gross score prize and Jerry West took Low Net money. The ladies divided into two flights for the LGA blitz. Katrina Counts easily took the A flight win with a +7. Jan Davis was second with +4. Caroline Stevens and Cathy Steen tied for third. Sally Rivers and Ann Bormolini tied for first in B flight with +3, a point ahead of Dottie Rogers. In Good Old boys play, Jerry West, Jim Bell, Joe Persons and Emerson Darst teamed up to outpoint Rhea Hart, Rob Brown, Eli Witt and Bill Rogers by 5-3. In another two point match, the team of Ed Snow, Bob McGraw, Merle Hibbard and Dan Stephens bested the foursome of Monty Montgomery, Tom Elmore, Hugh Sherrill and Jim Stevens by 7-5. The team of Marc Risk, Dave Cannon, Dennis Hendershot and Tony Branch had the days easy win by a 6-2 count over Stan Woolbert, Shelton Keen, Paul Davis and Bob Wheary. Risk (38-37-75) and Montgomery (47-38-75) tied for medalist honors. West and Snow both shot 77 to round out the list of good scores. Upcoming events : Q The Chamber of Commerce scramble tees off at 1 p.m. Friday. Lunch will be at noon. Q The Super Bowl tournament will be held on Sunday, Feb. 3 with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. COUNTRY CLUB at LAKE CITY Ed Goff MGA Toss winners go low Saturdays MGA Toss/ Pick a Pro tournament was a lot of fun and allowed players to GO LOW. The format allowed for one free toss on each hole giving players a chance to get out of trouble and advance the ball as close to the hole as possible. Some players even holed their tosss resulting in hole in ones, eagles, and even double eagles creating a lot of excitement. The skill of tossing as well as regular golf skills led to the very low scores. First flight results had Todd and Chet Carter tied with gross scores of 56 with Todd prevailing in a match of cards. First flight net winner was Kevin Odom at 48 and the Pick a Pro winner was Steve Nail with a 114 total. Second Flight winners Gross winner Bill Ryan with a 65, Net win-ner Joe Herring at 52, and Pick a Pro Randy Heavrin at 119. Third Flight win-ners Gross winner Tim Blackwell at 61, Net winner Brooke Russell at 48, and Pick a Pro Dustin White at 117. The Mens Golf Association would like to thank all participants of the First MGA spon-sored event of the year and invite all golfers to compete in the monthly open tournaments sched-uled. The next open event is the Two Person Team Championship scheduled for Saturday Feb. 9th with a 9 am shotgun start. Cost is $35 for members $45 for non members plus cart fees. Breakfast and free range balls included in the entry fee. Format is Better Ball with Gross and Net winners in each flight. Number of Flights to be determined by size of field. Put together your team and sign up in the Pro Shop all golfers are welcome. In regular weekly play Wednesdays Blitz results 1st Tony Kent +8, 2nd Jack Tuggle +5, 3rd Mike Kahlich +4, 4th Buddy Simpkins +3. Closest to pin winners #3 Brandon Goss, #5 Tony Kent, #11 Todd Carter, #15 Brandon Goss, and #17 Jim Munns. Skin winners Randy Heavrin, Todd Carter, Tony Johnson, Mike Kahlich, Tony Kent, Pete Sapienza, Gerald Smithy, and Buddy Simpkins (2). Fridays Dogfight results 1st Jim Munns +3, 2nd Brandon Goss +1, 3rd Ronnie Ash -1. Closest to pin winners #3 #5 Jim Munns, #11 #15 Jack Tuggle, #17 Gerald Smithy. Skin winners #1 Woodrow Lynch, #6 #15 #18 David Sharpe, and #12 Brandon Goss. QUAIL HEIGHTS COUNTRY CLUB Chet CarterTigers fall in district By BRANDON FINLEYbfinley@lakecityreporter.comIt was a hard fought game for Columbia High, but when it was over so too was the Tigers soccer season. Columbia fell to Mosley High, 1-0, in the first round of the District 2-4A tour-nament in Tallahassee on Tuesday. The two teams couldnt find the net during regula-tion, but Mosley scored a goal on in the opening two minutes of overtime and held on for the win. The ball just crossed in the box and kind of bounced around, Columbia head coach Trevor Tyler said. We had our chances and hit the bar twice, but we couldnt finish. Mosley advances to play Lincoln High in the semifi-nal matchup on Thursday. Im proud of my seniors for the season they had, Tyler said.Fort White soccerFort White High advanced to the next round of the District 5-2A tour-nament with a 3-2 win against Interlachen High in Keystone Heights on Tuesday. The Indians had goals from Anthony Gonzalez, Max Jovel and Josue Romero in the win. Im real proud of the guys, Fort White head coach Pete Blanchard said. They played really well. The last 12 minutes we had to play a man down after getting a red card and we were able to hold on up 3-2. It was a great effort from our guys. The Indians will play Keystone Heights High at 7 p.m. on Thursday for the right to play for the district championship. JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterColumbia Highs Alex Rhea (1) fights for the ball while playing against Eastside High on Dec. 20.
SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today CYCLING 3:30 p.m. NBCSN Tour Down Under, stage 2, Mount Barker to Rostrevor, Australia (same-day tape) GOLF 5 a.m. TGC European PGA Tour, Qatar Masters, first round, at Doha, Qatar MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. ESPN Duke at Miami 7:30 p.m. ESPN2 TCU at West Virginia 9 p.m. ESPN Georgia Tech at North Carolina NHL HOCKEY 7:30 p.m. NBCSN Boston at N.Y. 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Women Quarterfinals Varvara Lepchenko, United States, and Zheng Saisai, China, def. Nuria Llagostera Vives, Spain, and Zheng Jie (7), China, 6-3, 5-7, 7-5. Sara Errani, Italy, and Roberta Vinci (1), Italy, def. Serena and Venus Williams (12), United States, 3-6, 7-6 (1), 7-5. Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua, Australia, def. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Russia, and Lucie Safarova, Czech Republic, 6-2, 6-3. Mixed Second Round Yaroslava Shvedova, Kazakhstan, and Denis Istomin, Uzbekistan, def. Yan Zi, China, and Santiago Gonzalez, Mexico, 6-2, 6-1. Nadia Petrova, Russia, and Mahesh Bhupathi (5), India, def. Katarina Srebotnik, Slovenia, and Nenad Zimonjic, Serbia, 3-6, 6-2, 10-5. Nuria Llagostera Vives and David Marrero, Spain, def. Liezel Huber, United States, and Max Mirnyi (4), Belarus, 6-2, 5-7, 10-4. Jarmila Gajdosova and Matthew Ebden, Australia, def. 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DEAR ABBY: I am 21 and I have an anger prob-lem. Sometimes when my friends, roommates or my boyfriend do something that annoys me, I feel so mad that I cant concen-trate on anything I have to get done. Im having that problem right now because one of my roommates was mean to me tonight. I think Im owed an apology, but I know I wont be getting one. I cant talk to her. I know if I do Ill just feel worse and we wont get anywhere. I cant even concentrate on writing my paper because Im so ticked off! Is it normal to get this mad? How can I control my anger better? Taking a deep breath and count-ing to 10 just makes me feel angrier. Id feel better if I punched the wall, but the last time I did that I bruised my fist. Do you have any guidelines? -CONSUMED BY ANGER IN HERNDON, VA. DEAR CONSUMED BY ANGER: Anger is a normal emotion. Everybody has experienced it at one time or another. But its impor-tant to learn to express anger in ways that are constructive rather than destructive. If it is channeled in the right direction, anger can be a positive emotion. Uncontrolled, it can be extremely harmful and even a killer. The chal-lenge that everyone faces is how not to deny the feeling but to express the anger -or diffuse it -in ways that are productive. In a situation like yours, saying out loud in a controlled manner that something has made you angry can be like releas-ing steam from a pressure cooker. Its certainly more productive than making a bullying gesture; hitting a wall with your fist implies that the next punch might land on the person who pushed your buttons. In my booklet The Anger in All of Us and How to Deal With It, I offer many sug-gestions that can help you manage your emotions in a more constructive way. It can be ordered by send-ing your name and mailing address, plus a check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds), to Dear Abby -Anger Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. Shipping and handling are included in the price. Step one in managing your anger is to recognize that the emotion is build-ing before you lose control or become so angry that you cant concentrate on what is most important right now -and that is your academic studies. I know that if you learn to manage and control your anger, you will benefit greatly as you move for-ward in life. I have faith in you! ** ** **DEAR ABBY: If a couple has been dating for a long time and are sexually active, do you think he has a right to have sex with her while shes sleeping? My sister and I disagree about this. I feel its abuse. My sister isnt quite sure what to think. -CATHY IN KINGSTON, N.Y. DEAR CATHY: If someone has sex with you with-out your consent, it isnt abuse. It is rape. P.S. If the boyfriend in question is so inept at love-making that his partner snores right through it, then it seems to me that only the boyfriend is sexu-ally active. DILBERT BABY BLUES HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY ARIES (March 21-April 19): Take part in events in which you feel you can offer something special. Your unusual way of look-ing at things will help shed light on a situation that has been impossible for someone you are close to. Rely on past experience. ++++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Give love, entertain-ment, travel and commu-nication top priority. The more you interact with others and participate in interesting events, the more you will discover about yourself and the people you associate with. Disagreeing with someone will be a waste of time. +++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Put effort into learn-ing more about someone who interests you per-sonally or professionally. Mixing business with plea-sure will help you discover a unique way to utilize your skills with what someone else has to offer. Travel to a destination you find inspiring. +++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): A partnership will take an unexpected turn. Wager the pros and cons before hanging on to someone or something that is of no use to you anymore. You have to cut your losses and make room for new begin-nings. Love is highlighted. +++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Tread carefully when deal-ing with domestic matters or older relatives who require your attention. You are likely to face an unfor-tunate situation if you dont take care of your responsi-bilities before you engage in your own entertainment. Help others first. ++++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Shake things up and spice up your life. You are in a high romantic cycle and should enjoy the com-pany of someone you think is special, but dont feel you have to be extravagant to win someones favor. Be yourself and have fun. ++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Put greater emphasis on things you enjoy doing. Take on a challenge if it will get you motivated to explore interests or finish projects. Dont let your emotions cost you a friend-ship or cause you to miss out on a good time. ++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Be careful what you say and who you share your information with or you may get caught in the middle of someone elses fight. Step back and view each personal situation you face from a distance. Focus on love and creativ-ity. +++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Put more thought into what you want to do professionally. A change that will help you fulfill a lifelong dream may be within reach if you gather information and do your best to network and connect with people who share your interest. +++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22Jan. 19): Look, see and do. Dont sit back and let others take over. Your future depends on the contribution you make now. Open up to new ideas and make suggestions that will ensure practicality is injected into the plans you make. +++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 18): Whats the hold-up?. Make personal changes that will surprise the people who care about you, and you will gain their support. Added respect will give you the inspira-tion to go the distance. A new beginning is within reach. +++++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Put more time and attention into moneymak-ing ideas. Focus on those you feel can contribute the most. Dont let an emotion-al incident that happened a long time ago stand in the way of an opportunity you get now. Make amends and make things happen. ++ CELEBRITY CIPHER Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.com BLONDIE BEETLE BAILEY B.C. FRANK & ERNEST FOR BETTER OR WORSE ZITS HAGAR THE HORRIBLE SNUFFY SMITH GARFIELD THE LAST WORD Eugenia Last Student needs instruction on dealing with her anger Q Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. CLASSIC PEANUTS Page Editor: Emogene Graham, 754-0415 LAKE CITY REPORTER ADVICE & COMICS WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2013 3B
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AsphaltMillings, Granite, Road Rock.386-362-8763 LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE 3RD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILDIVISIONCASE NO.: 12-392-CAWELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.,Plaintiff,vs.FRANK WHITE; DONNAWHITE; UNKNOWN TENANT; IN POS-SESSION OF THE SUBJECTPROPERTY,Defendants.NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to Final Judgment of Foreclo-sure dated the 14th day of January, 2013, and entered in Case No. 12-392-CA, of the Circuit Court of the 3RD Judicial Circuit in and for Co-lumbia County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., is the Plaintiff and FRANK WHITE, DONNAWHITE and UNKNOWN TENANT(S) A/K/ASEAN AND KRYSTALVASQUEZ IN POSSES-SION OF THE SUBJECTPROPER-TYare defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Columbia County Courthouse, 173 N.E. HER-NANDO AVENUE, LAKE CITY, FL32055, 11:00 AM on the 17th day of April, 2103, the following descri-bed property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit:LOT22, HUNTINGTON ATWOODCREST, ASUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO THE PLATTHEREOF RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 6, PAGES 145-146, OF PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUM-BIACOUNTY, FLORIDA.LESS AND EXCEPT:BEGIN ATTHE NORTHEASTCORNER OF SAID LOT22, AND RUN 883308 W, ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID LOT22, 123.00 FEET; THENCE S 590704 E, 145.86 FEETTO HE EASTLINE OF SAID LOT22, THENCE N 013821 W, 78.00 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGIN-NING.ANYPERSON CLAIMING AN IN-TERESTIN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTYOWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUSTFILE ACLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.AMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who requires accommo-dations in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of cer-tain assistance. Individuals with a disability who require special accom-modations in order to participate in acourt proceeding should contact the ADACoordinator, 173 NE Hernan-do Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, FL32055, (386) 719-7428, within two (2) business days of receipt of notice to appear. Individuals who are hearing impaired should call (800) 955-8771. Individuals who are voice impaired should call (800) 955-8770.Dated this day of January 14, 2013.P. DEWITTCASONClerk Of The Circuit CourtBy: /s/ B. ScippioDeputy ClerkSEAL05536883January 23, 30, 2013 NOTICE OFSUSPENSIONTO: Leonard FrishmanCase No: 201203682ANotice of Suspension to suspend your license and eligibility for licen-sure has been filed against you. You have the right to request a hearing pursuant to Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes, by mailing a request for same to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Licensing, Post Office Box 3168, Tallahassee, Florida 32315-3168. If a request for hearing is not received by 21 days from the date of the last publication, the right to hearing in this matter will be waived and the Department will dispose of this cause in accordance with law.05536905January 23, 30, 2013February 6, 13, 2013 LegalNOTICE OFSUSPENSIONTO: Lonnie BucchiCase No: 201203835ANotice of Suspension to suspend your license and eligibility for licen-sure has been filed against you. You have the right to request a hearing pursuant to Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes, by mailing a request for same to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Licensing, Post Office Box 3168, Tallahassee, Florida 32315-3168. If a request for hearing is not received by 21 days from the date of the last publication, the right to hearing in this matter will be waived and the Department will dispose of this cause in accordance with law.05536521January 2, 9, 16, 23, 2013 NOTICE OFSUSPENSIONTO: Jesse R. CusterCase No: 201205680ANotice of Suspension to suspend your license and eligibility for licen-sure has been filed against you. You have the right to request a hearing pursuant to Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes, by mailing a request for same to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Licensing, Post Office Box 3168, Tallahassee, Florida 32315-3168. If a request for hearing is not received by 21 days from the date of the last publication, the right to hearing in this matter will be waived and the Department will dispose of this cause in accordance with law.05536520January 2, 9, 16, 23, 2013 NOTICE OFAPPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDSec. 197.241.F.S.Notice is hereby given that the TRE-SPE, LLC. of the following certifi-cate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issu-ance, the description of the property and name in which it was assessed is as follows:Certificate Number: 593Year of Issuance: 2010Description of Property: SEC 09 TWN 3S RNG 16 PARCELNUM-BER 02044-000ALLOF E 1/2 OF NE 1/4 OF SE 1/4 AS LIES S OF SR-250. ALSO BEG SWCOR OF E /12 OF NE 1/4 OF SE 1/4, RUN W107.17 FT, N 470.5 FTTO S R/WOF CR-250, RUN SE 165.48 FT, S 342.49 FTTO POB. ORB 414-03, 532-130, 769-1344, DC 1147-1220 PROB 1154-1931, PR DEED 1156-82 & WD 1178-2480.Name in which assessed: JONA-THAN THOMASAll of said property being in the County of Columbia, State of Flori-da. Unless said certificate shall be re-deemed according to law, the proper-ty described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 18th of February, 2013 at 11:00 A.M.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF COURTSAMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accom-modation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administra-tion at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im-paired, call 711.05536738January 16, 23, 30, 2013February 6, 2013 NOTICE OFAPPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDSec. 197.241.F.S.Notice is hereby given that the TRE-SPE, LLC. of the following certifi-cate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issu-ance, the description of the property and name in which it was assessed is as follows:Certificate Number: 605Year of Issuance: 2010Description of Property: SEC 10 TWN 3S RNG 16 PARCELNUM-BER 02055-033LOT33 PARNELLHILLS S/D UNIT1. ORB 457-555, 473-693, 745-580, 763-2170, DC 1097-343 (NANCYJO LOVETTE)Name in which assessed: DAVID PALMERAll of said property being in the County of Columbia, State of Flori-da. Unless said certificate shall be re-deemed according to law, the proper-ty described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 18th of February, 2013 at 11:00 A.M.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF COURTSAMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accom-modation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact LegalCarrina Cooper, Court Administra-tion at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im-paired, call 711.05536736January 16, 23, 30, 2013February 6, 2013 NOTICE OFAPPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDSec. 197.241.F.S.Notice is hereby given that the TRE-SPE, LLC. of the following certifi-cate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issu-ance, the description of the property and name in which it was assessed is as follows:Certificate Number: 3850Year of Issuance: 2010Description of Property: SEC 00 TWN 00 RNG 00 PARCELNUM-BER 12915-000E DIV: LOTS 4, 5 & 6 BLOCK 12 THOMAS PARK S/D DC VERA868-1866, WD 1097-1728Name in which assessed: ANDRES & MARIALAFORTEAll of said property being in the County of Columbia, State of Flori-da. Unless said certificate shall be re-deemed according to law, the proper-ty described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 18th of February, 2013 at 11:00 A.M.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF COURTSAMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accom-modation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administra-tion at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im-paired, call 711.05536737January 16, 23, 30, 2013February 6, 2013 NOTICE OFAPPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDSec. 197.241.F.S.Notice is hereby given that the Ger-man American Capital Corp. of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be is-sued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and name in which it was assessed is as follows:Certificate Number: 1814Year of Issuance: 2010Description of Property: SEC 13 TWN 6S RNG 16 PARCELNUM-BER 03818-221E 1/2 OF NW1/4 OF SE 1/4. (LOT21 DUDLEYESTATES S/D UN-REC) ORB 915-1717Name in which assessed: SEAN LAIDIG & HOLLYWILSONAll of said property being in the County of Columbia, State of Flori-da. Unless said certificate shall be re-deemed according to law, the proper-ty described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 18th of February, 2013 at 11:00 A.M.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF COURTSAMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accom-modation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administra-tion at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im-paired, call 711.05536735January 16, 23, 30, 2013February 6, 2013 NOTICE OFAPPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDSec. 197.241.F.S.Notice is hereby given that the Ger-man American Capital Corp. of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be is-sued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and name in which it was assessed is as follows:Certificate Number: 2592Year of Issuance: 2010Description of Property: SEC 35 TWN 3S RNG 17 PARCELNUM-BER 07310-003COMM INTERS OF E LINE OF NE 1/4 OF NW1/4 & N R/WSCLRR, RUN W518.20 FT, N 210 FTTO NWCOR OF LAND OF M TURN-ER FOR POB, CONTN 145 FT, E 217.5 FT, S 146 FT, W183.8 FTTO POB, ORB 295-555.Name in which assessed: RAN-DOLPH AND FRANCES TAYLORAll of said property being in the LegalCounty of Columbia, State of Flori-da. Unless said certificate shall be re-deemed according to law, the proper-ty described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 18th of February, 2013 at 11:00 A.M.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF COURTSAMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accom-modation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administra-tion at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im-paired, call 711.05536734January 16, 23, 30, 2013February 6, 2013 NOTICE OFAPPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDSec. 197.241.F.S.Notice is hereby given that the Ger-man American Capital Corp. of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be is-sued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and name in which it was assessed is as follows:Certificate Number: 651Year of Issuance: 2010Description of Property: SEC 17 TWN 3S RNG 16 PARCELNUM-BER 02168-105LOT5 BLACKBERRYFARMS S/D. WD 1043-413Name in which assessed: BOBBYALLENAll of said property being in the County of Columbia, State of Flori-da. Unless said certificate shall be re-deemed according to law, the proper-ty described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 18th of February, 2013 at 11:00 A.M.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF COURTSAMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accom-modation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administra-tion at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im-paired, call 711.05536733January 16, 23, 30, 2013February 6, 2013 IN THECIRCUITCOURTFOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVILDIVISIONCASE NO. 12-2012-CA-000431-XXXXXXBANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,Plaintiff,vs.STEVE M. WHITE; et al,Defendants.NOTICE OF SALEPURSUANTTO CHAPTER 45NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated 1/2/13, and entered in Case No. 122012CA000431XXXXXX of the Circuit Court in and for Columbia County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICAN, N.A. is Plaintiff, and STEVE M. WHITE; JENNIFER L. WHITE; UNKNOWN TENANTNO.1; UNKNOWN TENANTNO.2; an ALLUNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTBY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINSTANAMED DEFEND-ANTS TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANYRIGHT, TITLE OR INTERESTIN THE PROPERTYHEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defend-ants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash on the Court-house Steps of the Columbia County Courthouse, 173 N. Hernando Street, Lake City, Florida 32055 Columbia County, Florida, 11:00 a.m. on the 6th day of February, 2013, the fol-lowing described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judg-ment, to-wit:LOT4, NORTHSIDE ACRES, PHASE 2, ACCORDING TO THE MAPOR PLATTHEREOF AS RE-CORDED IN PLATBOOK 6, PAGE 163, OF THE PUBIC RE-CORDS OF COLUMBIACOUN-TY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A2000 PEACHTREE, DOUBLE-WIDE MOBILE HOME, VIN NO. S PSH2GA1507AAND PSH2GA1507B; TITLE NO.S 80012063 AND 80012075ANYPERSON CLAIMING AN IN-TERESTIN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTYOWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUSTFILE ACLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.In accordance with the American Legalwith Disabilities Act of 1990, per-sons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Court no later than five business days prior to the proceeding at the Columbia County Courthouse. Tele-phone 904-758-1041 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service.DATED at Lake City, Florida, on 1/2/13.P. DEWITTCASONAs Clerk of Circuit CourtBy: /s/ B. ScippioAs Deputy ClerkSEAL05536741January 16, 23, 2013 IN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVILACTIONCASE NO.: 12-000378-CABANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,Plaintiffvs.JIM D. JOYNER, et al.Defendant(s)NOTICE OF SALENotice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure or Order dated 12/27/2012, entered in Civil Case Number 12-000378-CA, in the Circuit Court for Colum-bia County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is Plaintiff, and JIM D. JOYNER, et al., are the De-fendants, I will sell the property situ-ated in Columbia County, Florida, described as:COMMENCE ATTHE NE COR-NER OF THE NW1/4 OF SEC-TION 8, TOWNSHIP4 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAAND RUN THENCE S 884535W, ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID NW1/4, 45.02 FEET; THENCE S 020604 E, 460.67 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE S 020604 W, 221.69 FEET; THENCE S 884713 W. 294.78 FEET; THENCE N 020604 E. 221.69 FEET; THENCE N 884113W, 294.78 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGIN-NING.at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at Columbia County Courthouse, 173 N.E. Hernando Avenue, Lake City, FL32055 at 11:00 AM, on the 30th day of Jan, 2013. Any person claiming an inter-est in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.Date: 12/28/12.Columbia County Clerk of CourtCLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURTBy: /s/ B. ScippioSEALIn accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons in need of a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding shall, within seven (7) days prior to any proceeding, contact the Administra-tive Office of the Court, Columbia County Courthouse, P.O. Box 2069, Lake city, FL32056-2069, telephone (386) 758-1342, TDD 1 800 955 8771 or 1 800 955 8770 via Florida Relay Service.05536642January 16, 23, 2013 IN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUN-TY, FLORIDACIVILACTIONCASE NO; 12-2009-CA-000656BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,Plaintiff,vs.RONALD JAMES SCHOEFFLER, et al,Defendants,NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated 1/4/2013 and entered in Case NO. 12-2009-CA-000656 of the Circuit Court of the THIRD Judicial Circuit in and for COLUMBIACounty, Florida where-in BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is the Plaintiff and RONALD JAMES SCHOEFFLER; MARRYANN SCHOEFFLER; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cast at FRONTSTEPS OF THE COLUM-BIACOUNTYCOURTHOUSE at 11:00am, on the 6th day of Feb, 2013, the following described prop-erty as set forth in said Final Judge-ment:APARTOF THE SOUTHWEST1/4 OF SECTION 3, TOWNSHIP4 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, CO-LUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA, MORE PARTICULARLYDESCRI-BED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE ATTHE SOUTHWESTCORNER OF THE SOUTHWEST1/4 AND RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 04 MI-NUTES 06 SECONDS EAST, ALONG THE WESTLINE OF SAID SOUTHWEST1/4 1427.47 FEET; THENCE NORTH 88 DE-GREES 45 MINUTES 23 SEC-ONDS EAST, 1272.46 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGINNING; AL-SO BEING APOINTON THE SOUTH RIGHTOF WAYLINE OF A60.00 FEETEASEMENT; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 41 MINUTES 03 SECONDS WEST, 60.02 FEET; THENCE NORTH 88 LegalDEGREES 45 MINUTES 46 SEC-ONDS EAST, 98.13 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 43 MINUTES 26 SECONDS EAST, TOTHE SAID SOUTH RIGHTOF WAYLINE OF EASEMENT, 60.02 FEET; THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 43 MI-NUTES 26 SECONDS EAST, 164.67 FEET; THENCE NORTH 87 DEGREES 35 MINUTES 24 SEC-ONDS WEST, 98.27 FEET; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 41 MINUTES 03 SECONDS WEST, 158.42 FEETTO THE SAID SOUTH RIGHTOF WAYLINE OF EASEMENT, ALSO THE POINTOF BEGINNING. SUBJECTTO AN EASEMENTFOR INGRESS AND EGRESS OVER AND ACROSS THE NORTH 60.00 FEETTHEREOF, TOGETHER WITH AN EASEMENTFOR INGRESS AND EGRESS OVER AND ACROSS THE SOUTH 60 FEETOF THE NORTHWEST1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST1/4, SUBJECTTO AUTILITYEASEMENT4 FEETIN WIDTH ALONG THE WESTLINE OF PARCEL. TOGETHER WITH AMOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS AFIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO. A/K/A348 SE BUCK GLEN ROAD, LAKE CITY, FL32025Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale.WITNESS MYHAND and the seal of this Court on 1/4/2013P. DeWitt CasonClerk of the Circuit CourtBy: B. ScippioDeputy ClerkSEALIn accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons need-ing a special accommodation to par-ticipate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Adminis-trator whose office is located at 3301 East Tamiami Trail, Building L, Na-ples, Fl 33962, telephone number (813)774-8124; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceed-ing.05536802January 16, 23, 2013 IN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO. 2011-CA-000598BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR BYMERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP,Plaintiff,vs.MARYTURPIN WALTER A/K/AMARYWALTER, ETAL.DefendantsNOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo-sure dated December 20, 2012, and entered in Case No. 2011-CA-000598, of the Circuit Court of the Third Judicial Circuit in and for CO-LUMBIACounty, Florida. BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. AS SUCCES-SOR BYMERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, is Plaintiff and MARYTURPIN WALTER A/K/AMARYWAL-TER; EDWARD W. WALTER; UN-KNOWN SPOUSE OF EDWARD W.WALTER; THREE RIVERS ES-TATES PROPERTYOWNERS, INC.; BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. are defendants. I will sell to the high-est and best bidder for cash in Court-room One of the Columbia County Courthouse, 143 NE Hernando Ave-nue, Lake City, at 11:00 a.m., on the 20th day of March, 2013, the follow-ing described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit:LOTS 3 AND 4, UNIT10, THREE RIVERS ESTATES, INC. SUBDI-VISION, ASUBDIVISION, AC-CORDING TO THE PLATTHERE-OF RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 6, PAGE 10 OF THE PUBLIC RE-CORDS OF COLUMBIACOUN-TY, FLORIDA.If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in jury service, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Court Administration ADACoordinator at room 205, Co-lumbia County Court House, P.O. Box 1569, Lake City, Florida 32056, (386) 719-7428 within 2 working days of your receipt of the Jury Sum-mons.Dated this 28th day of December, 2012.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF CIRCUITCOURTBY/s/ B. ScippioAs Deputy ClerkSEAL05536780January 23, 30, 2013 755-5440Toplace your classified ad call PublishedMonthlybythe Lake City Reporter
LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDWEDNESDAY, JANUARY23, 2013 5B Classified Department: 755-5440 LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURTFOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAPROBATE DIVISIONFile No.: 13-02-CPIN RE: ESTATE OF CAROLINE R. SMITH, Deceased.NOTICE TO CREDITORSThe administration of the estate of CAROLINE R. SMITH, deceased, whose date of death was December 4, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Columbia County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32024. The names and the addresses of the personal representative and the personal rep-resentatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and oth-er persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AF-TER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICA-TION OF THIS NOTICE.ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITH-IN THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED.NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.The date of first publication of this Personal Representative:/s/ Edward H. ResslerEdward H. ResslerAttorney for Personal Representa-tive:/s/ Matthew C. MitchellMatthew C. MitchellAttorney for Personal RepresentativeFBN: 0028155Brannon, Brown, Haley & Bullock, P.A.of CounselP.O. BOX 1029Lake City, FL32056mcm@bbattorneys.com05536796January 16, 23, 2013 IN THECIRCUITCOURTFOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAPROBATE DIVISIONFile No. 12-240CPIN RE: ESTATE OF VIRENDRA-KUMAR K. PATELDeceased.NOTICE TO CREDITORSThe administration of the estate of Virendrakumar K. Patel, deceased, whose date of death was September 29, 2012, and the last four digits of whose social security number are 4512, is pending in the Circuit Court for Columbia County, Florida, Pro-bate Division, the address of which is 173 NE Hernando Ave., Lake City, Florida 32055. The names and addresses of the personal representa-tive and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below.All creditors of the decedent and oth-er persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER O 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AF-TER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICA-TION OF THIS NOTICE.ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITH-IN THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED.NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.The date of first publication of this notice is January 16, 2013.Personal Representative:/s/ B.V. PatelBindu Patel592 SWSweetbreeze DriveLake City, FL32024Attorney for Personal Representa-tive:/s/ Rima P. PatelRima P. PatelAttorney for Bindu PatelFlorida Bar Number: 95700Norris & Norris, P.A.John E. NorrisFlorida Bar Number: 058998P.O. Drawer 2349Lake City, FL32056Telephone: (386) 752-7240Fax: (386) 752-1577E-Mail: email@example.comSecondary E-Mail:firstname.lastname@example.orgJanuary 16, 23, 2013 IN THECIRCUITCOURTFOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAPROBATE DIVISIONFile No. 13-04-CPIN RE: ESTATE OF HOWARD RAYJARRELLDeceased.NOTICE TO CREDITORSThe administration of the estate of Howard Ray Jarrell, deceased, whose date of death was November 15, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Columbia County, Florida, Pro-bate Division, the address of which is 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32055. The names and addresses of the personal representa-tive and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other Legalpersons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AF-TER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the de-cedent and other persons having claims or demands against dece-dents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITHIN THE TIME PERI-ODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPRO-BATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AF-TER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.The date of first publication of this notice is January 23, 2013.Personal Representative:/s/ Paul Eugene ClendeninPaul Eugene Clendenin13018 NW123rd PlaceAlachua, Florida 32615Attorney for Personal Representa-tive:/s/ John J. KendronJohn J. KendronAttorney for Paul Eugene ClendeninFlorida Bar Number: 0306850Robinson, Kennon & Kendron, P.A.PO Box 1178Lake City, FL32056-1178Telephone: (386)755-1334Fax: (386) 755-1336E-Mail: email@example.comSecondary Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgJanuary 23, 30, 2013 IN THECIRCUITCOURTFOR THE 3RD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA.CASE No. 12-569-CASpringleaf Home Equity, Inc., for-merly known as American General Home Equity, Inc.,Plaintiff,Vs.John Lee Bently a/k/a John L. Bent-ley, Sherry L. Bentley a/k/a Sheri L. Bentley, Elite Recovery Systems, Inc. as assignee of Citibank, Barnett Recovery Corporation, Unknown Tenant #1, and Unknown Tenant #2,Defendants.NOTICE OF ACTIONTO: John Lee Bently a/k/a John L. BentlyResidence UnknownSherry L. Bentley a/k/a Sheri L. BentleyResidence UnknownBarnett Recovery CorporationLocation UnknownIf living; if dead, all unknown parties claiming interest by, through. under or against the above named defend-ant(s), whether said unknown parties claim as heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, or other claimants; and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the prop-erty herein described.YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the fol-lowing described property in Colum-bia County, FloridaComm NWCor SW1/4 of NE 1/4, run E 8.05 ft to E R/WShiloh Church Rd, S along R/W322.89 ft for POB, run E 1308.63 Ft, S 993.62 ft, W1301.15 ft to E R/Wof RD, N along R/W1002.49 ft to POB, EX 10.01 AC Desc ORB 782-2283& EX 10.01 AC Desc ORB 922-1499, ORB 761-1710, 781-2051, 781-2057, 781-2063, 829-2259, 829-2262.Street Address: 965 SWSpirit Ave-nue, Ft. White, FL32038has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Clar-field, Okon, Salomone & Pincus, P.L, Plaintiffs attorney, whose ad-dress is 500 S. Australian Avenue Suite 730, West Palm Beach, FL33401, within 30 days after the date of the first publication of this notice and file the original with the Clerk of this Court, otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or peti-tion.DATED on 12/27, 2012P. Dewitt CasonClerk of said CourtBy: /s/ B. ScippioAs Deputy ClerkSEAL05536633January 23, 30, 2013 IN THECIRCUITCOURT, THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAPROBATE DIVISIONCASE NO. 12-308-CPIN RE: The Estate of HENRYA. METCALF, DeceasedNOTICE TO CREDITORSTOALLPERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINSTTHE ABOVE ESTATE:You are hereby notified that an Or-der of Summary Administration has been entered in the Estate of HEN-RYA. METCALF, deceased, File Number 12-308 CP, by the Circuit Court for Columbia County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Columbia County Court-house, Post Office Box 2069, Lake City, Florida 32056; that the Dece-dents date of death was August 15, 2012; that the total value of the es-tate is $0.00, and the names and ad-dress of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are:Address423 NWSlappy DriveLake City, Florida 32055Carole B. Metcalf and Nancy Stearns Hauk,Successor Trustee, under the Henry A. Metcalf Living Trust, dated Octo-ber 30, 2003ALLINTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT:All creditors of the estate of DeceLegaldent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of Dece-dent, other than those for whom pro-vision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administra-tion must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERI-ODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPRO-BATE CODE. ALLCLAMS AND DEMANDS NOTSO FILED WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOT-WITHSTANDING ANYOTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.The date of first publication of this Notice is January 16, 2013./s/ Carole B. MetcalfCarole B. MetcalfSuccessor Trustee423 NWSlappy DriveLake City, Florida 32055/s/ Nancy Stearns HaukNancy Stearns Hauk7840 NW168th LaneFanning Springs, Florida 32693MORGAN LAWCENTER FOR ESTATE & LEGACYPLANNING, PLLC/S/ Teresa Byrd MorganTeresa Byrd Morgan234 East Duval StreetLake City, Florida 32055386/755-1977 (office)386/755-8781 (facsimile)Attorney for Successor Trustees05536795January 16, 23, 2013 100Job Opportunities05536824EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COLUMBIACOUNTY Columbia County is accepting applications for 911 Public Safety Telecommunicator I or II (depending upon qualifications). Position is responsible for call taking and dispatching for law enforcement, fire, and medical emergency calls, as well as certain non-emergency functions. Minimum requirements: At least 18 years old, possess high school diploma/GED and for Telecommunicator I at least one year continuous work experience in a busy and/or high stress environment. Experience requirement for Telecommunicator II two years of recent communications dispatching experience with demonstrated proficiency in the essential functions and must possess State of FLNCIC/FCIC certification & a current Emergency Medical Dispatch certification. Successful applicant must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen, and criminal history check to satisfy FLDept of Law Enforcement standards for NCIC/FCIC operators. Salary based on qualifications (Telcommunicator I $10.02 hourly, Telecommunicator II $11.04 hourly). Excellent benefits. Applications available at Human Resources Office, Board of County Commissioners, 135 NE Hernando Ave, Suite 203, Lake City, FL or www.columbiacountyfla.com (386)719-2025, TDD (386)758-2139. Deadline for apps: 02/01/13. An AA/EEO/ADA/VPEmployer. 05536914Responsible person to work with Sales Agents and building inspectors. Travel necessary Vehicle provided, valid Drivers License required. Salary dependent on experience. Send Resume to: Human Resources PO Box 760 Toast, NC 27049 05536959Busy insurance agency seeking professional Administrative Assistant/Receptionist. Must have strong communication and computer skills. Send confidential resume and salary requirements to: Box 05101, C/O The Lake City Reporter, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL, 32056 BUILDING CODE ADMINISTRATOR BUILDING DEPARTMENT Suwannee County is currently recruiting for the full time position of a licensed Building Code Administrator in the Building Department. Interested applicants may obtain a detailed job description and an application at the Suwannee County Administrative Services Department. 224 Pine Avenue, Live Oak, Florida 32064 (386) 362-6869. Applicants are encouraged to submit resumes, letters of reference, or other biographical information with their application. Deadline for submitting applications is Friday, February 8, 2013 at 4:30 p.m. The Suwannee County Board of County Commissioners is an equal employment opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any qualified employee or applicant because of race, color, national origin, sex including pregnancy, age, disability, or marital status. Spanish speaking individuals are encouraged to apply. Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment. EE/AA/V/D. 100Job OpportunitiesMemberService Rep Lake City Full-Time Position. Strong Customer Service skills, cash Handling or teller exp, opening accts, opening account duties and professional appearance req. Great pay and benefits! App REQ and avail at www.sunstatefcu.org. Fax to 386-462-4686. DFWP, EOE Must have a minimum of 5 yrs Exp. selling HVAC Equipment, HVAC Installation, & Plumbing Exp., Preferably with Plumbing license. Excellent benefits &Great pay. Call Allen 386-628-1093 P/THousekeeper Needed. Occasional Nights And Weekends. Fax Resume to 386-487-1232. Quality Inn formerly Jameson Inn Now Hiring: P/TNight Audit position and P/THousekeeping position. Please apply in person 285 SWCommerce Blvd., LC SALES POSITION Available for motivated individual. Rountree -Moore Ford, Great benefits, paid training/vacation. Exp. a plus but not necessary. Call Anthony Cosentino 386-623-7442 StarTech Computer Center Now hiring Exp Techs. Send resume to: email@example.com Truck Repair facility Service Writer needed. Computer literate and understanding of truck repair and parts procurement. Southern Special Truck & Trailer 752-9754 Unemployed Underemployed Retired Start your own Lake City Business. Email Inquires to firstname.lastname@example.org 120Medical Employment05536759Insurance Verifier/Medicaid Specialist Verify Insurance/Authorizations.Bill Medicaid and post payments. Candidate must have HS Diploma, with a Min. of 1 year Medical Billing Exp. Please send resume to email@example.com 05536911COME JOINOUR TEAM!! $1500 Sign-On Bonus Availablefor qualified Candidates SHANDS LAKE SHORE REGIONALMEDICAL CENTER has the following immediate openings: RN Full Time (OB) RN Full Time (ICU) 3-5 years experience in same orsimilarunit preferred RN Full Time (Telemetry) RN Full Time (ER) Competitive salary and benefit package See qualifications and apply online @ shandslakeshore.com EOE, M/F/V/D, Drug Free Workplace JOB OPENING Pharmacy Clerk/Cashier. Apply in person: DeSoto Drug Store, 297 N. Marion Ave. PTPositions Avail for: Massage Therapist, ARNPfor Family Care & Women's Care .Send resume: PO Box 1256, Lake City, Fl 32056 120Medical EmploymentMadison County Memorial Hospital Now HiringGN's, RN's, LPN's, CNA's Full Time & As Needed Send Resume to 850-973-8158 or Contact Human Resources 850-973-2271 ext 1906 EOE/DFW 240Schools & Education05536525Interested in a Medical Career?Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp Nursing Assistant, $479next class1/7/2013 Phlebotomy national certifica-tion, $800 next class-1/14/13 LPN 03/11/13 Fees incl. books, supplies, exam fees. Call 386-755-4401 or expresstrainingservices.com 310Pets & Supplies Free dog & cats To Good Home. One Female Chihuahua very friendly. Three adult cats, 1 male & 2 females 386-438-8557 PUBLISHER'S NOTE Florida Law 828.29 requires dogs and cats being sold to be at least 8 weeks old and have a health certificate from a licensed veterinarian documenting they have mandatory shots and are free from intestinal and external parasites. Many species of wildlife must be licensed by Florida Fish and Wildlife. If you are unsure, contact the local office for information. Shih Tzu fell madly in love with Poodle. Very cute puppy, ready to go, $300.00. 752-0523 or email firstname.lastname@example.org 403Auctions HUGE EQUIPMENT AUCTIONSat. Jan. 26th, 9:00 AM at the Tobacco Barn Lake Jeffrey Road @ NWWashington Avenue Loaders, Forklifts, Tractors, Trailers, Trucks, Welders, Farm Equipment, AC Units, Restaurant Equipment, MUCH MORE! Terms: Cash, Check, Visa, MC CONSIGNMENTS ACCEPTED 10% Buyer's Premium Inspection Fri 9am 4pm ELROD AUCTIONS 904-699-7067 AB1698 407Computers Complete Dell Computer $65.00 386-755-9984 or 386-292-2170 420Wanted to Buy WANTED Junk Cars, Trucks, Vans. $300 & up No title Needed Free Pickup 386-878-9260 After5pm 386752-3648 430Garage Sales PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. 440Miscellaneous 90 wide x 50 long Fabric Levelor custom verticals. Gently used. $50 Call 752-9286 after 6 PM GE Side by Side Refrigerator, white, works great, ice and water $265 Contact 386-292-3927 Kenmore full size dryer, White, Works Great $100 Contact 386-292-3927REPORTER Classifieds In Print and On Linewww.lakecityreporter.com
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VA Benets Approved. 2 National Certications. 866-362-6497 Week of January 21, 2013 2000 Lincoln TowncarMed. blue, leather, power seats & more. 147,400 miles. Excellent condition.$2,990 386-623-2848 1994 Chevy SilveradoExt. cab, stepside, 8 cyl., PW, PDL, AM/FM cass., CD stereo, rear sliding glass, very clean.$5,500 386-288-6102 2001 Dodge Ram 3500V10 Magnum, extended cab, SLT, 4 WD, DRW, AT, PW, PS, red w/tan interior, 137,000 miles, good condition.$7,900 386-984-6606 or 386-758-6800 440Miscellaneous Kenmore Roll around dishwasher. Several options. Works great. $125 OBO Contact 386-292-3927 TV60" Rear Proctection HDTVMonitor $500.00. OBO 754-8766 Emerald Lake. White Frigidaire Frost Free Refrigerator. Works great. Clean. $175 OBO Contact 386-292-3927 White GE Electric Stove Works Great $135 OBO Contact 386-292-3927 630Mobile Homes forRent2 & 3 BR MH. $400 $450. mo. Plus Deposit. Water & Sewer Furnished. Cannon Creek MHP 386-752-6422 2/1 Furnished S/WMH washer/dryer, Incl: cable, water, elect. & garb. Dep & referrences For more info. 386-965-3477 2BR MH. 14x70 CH/A, Great Location.$550. mo. No Pets $250. dep. 386-755-0064 or (904)771-5924 Quiet Country Park 3bd/2ba $525, 2bd/1ba $425. Very clean. NO PETS! References & Deposit required 386-758-2280 X-CLEAN 2/2 single on private acre 8 mi to VAnear Moore Rd. $500 mo, refs and credit, No dogs 386.961.9181 640Mobile Homes forSale$44,900. 1,600+ sqft, 3/2 DWMH Country setting on 2 acres. Good Condition. Concrete block work shop. David Mincey Poole Realty 386-590-0157 MLS 82068 1958 home. Hardwood and tile flooring, split plan with 2 master suites, formal dining, office. $167,500, Kellie Shirah, Poole Realty 386-208-3847. MLS#81895 2006 16X80 3/2 $25,400 --2007 32x44 3/2 $33,500--BOTH HOMES INCLUDE DELIVERY TOYOUR LAND. Several Repos Coming In The Next 10 Days--Call North Pointe Homes For Details. Call 352-872-5566 2013 DOUBLEWIDE $33,995 inc. set-up, trim-out & A/C Call 386-288-8379. 3 DWELLINGS on 5+ aces, main house approx 2453 sqft, 2 story, wrap around porch. $397,000. Anita Handy, 386-208-5877 Poole Realty MLS#82510 3/2 DWMH, Spacious great room, kitchen w/ breakfast nook. Corner lot w/12x24 storage bldg $54,000. Sherrel McCall, 386-208-5244 Poole Realty MLS 82361 3/2 Mobile Home on 1/2 ac. Needs TLC, great investment, located in Glenn St. Mary. MLS# 82570, Results Realty $67,000. Brittany Stoeckert 386-397-3473 3BR/2BA28X64 in a great location, a lot of upgrades, fireplace. Only $2,500 down $399 a month. Call Paula at 386-752-1452 or E-mail email@example.com 5 LIKENew Mobile Homes!!! For under $30,000. MUSTSEE Call John T. 386-752-1452 BANK REPO 3BR/2BADoublewide 09 Excellent condition. Only $999 down $377 a month. Call Paula 386-752-1452 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Palm HarborHomes Red Tag Sale Over 10 Stock Units Must Go Save Up To 35K 800-622-2832 ext 210 Remax Jo Lytte 386-365-2821 New Listing. Short Sale Spacious 3BR/2BADWMH, in a Quiet Country Neighborhood on 1.1 Acre Lot. MLS 82426 $49,900 MUSTSEE 2013 2x6 walls, R30 insulation, OSB wrap, house wrap, real wood cabinets, and thermal pain windows. Payment $399 per month call John T386-752-1452. New 2013-28x483/2 JACOBSEN $35,400 Delivered Only. OR $39,995 Delivered and Set up. Big Rooms. North Pointe Homes, 4545 NW13th St., Gainesville, 352-872-5566 Nice Location,Older 3/2 DWMH in need of some repairs. Large covered back porch. $43,600. William Golightly, Poole Realty 386-590-6681 MLS 82213 REDUCED !GREATLOCATION between Live Oak & Lake City. 3/2 DWMH on 1 acre. $35,000. Call Vicki Prickitt. Poole Realty 386-590-1402 MLS 82366 WANTED CASH PAID for your Mobile Home, Singlewide or Doublewide flood homes welcome. Call 386-288-8379 650Mobile Home & Land2br/2ba on 3.51 ac, 1512 sqft DW perfect Rental, Nice and Clean Large deck, MLS # 82216, $65,000 Results Realty 386-397-3473 Brittany Stoeckert Hallmark Real Estate Beautiful 4 Bedroom Home, clean and roomy, lots of storage. See www.hudhomestore.com Case#091-422050 Robin Williams (386)365-5146 Hallmark Real Estate READY FOR YOU! Immaculate 3/2 home on 5 acres. Pole barn, screened back porch, fireplace cozy! Ginger Parker (386)365-2135 OwnerFinance 4/2 on 2.5 acres, south of LC, small down $850 mth 386-590-0642 or 386-867-1833www.suwanneevalleyproperties.com OwnerFinanced 3/22.5 ac.River Access. Small down $575 mo 386-590-0642 or 386-867-1833www.suwanneevalleyproperties.com 705Rooms forRent Room for Rent. Furnished, Convenient. For more information. Contact 386-965-3477 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent 05536760$89 Deposit Pools, B-ball, gym & more! *FREE afterschool programWindsong Apts386-758-8455 Amberwood Hills Apts. Private Patio area. Beautiful yard. Washer/dryer hkup. Free water & sewer. 1/1, 2/1. Move in special. 386-754-1800. wwwmyflapts.com Columbia Arms Apt. located 1/2 mi from V.A. & Winn Dixie. Pet Friendly. Pool laundry & balcony. 386-754-1800. www .myflapts.com Gorgeous Lake View 2br/1ba Apt. CH/A$530 month $530 deposit garbage included. No pets. 386-344-2170 Great area West of I-75, deluxe 2br apts, some w/garage. W/D hookups & patio. $600-$750 plus SEC .386-438-4600 or 965-5560 Greentree Townhouse Move In Madness. 2/1, 2/1.5. Free water & sewer. Balcony & patio. Laundry. Behind Kens on Hwy 90. 386-754-1800 wwwmyflapts.com Large 2BD/2BAwith W/D hookup, fresh paint, Convient location $650 mth 386-867-9231 NICE Apt Downtown. Remodeled 1 bedroom. Kitchen, dining, living room. $450. mo plus sec. 386-362-8075 or 386-754-2951 Redwine Apartments Pets welcome. with 5 complexes, we have a home for you. 386-754-1800. www .myflapts.com UPDATED APT, w/tile floors/fresh paint. Great area. 386-752-9626 Wayne ManorApts. Spacious 2bedroom washer/dryer. Behind Kens off Hwy 90. 386-754-1800 www .myflapts.com WindsorArms Apartments. Move in! 2/1, 2/1.5, 2/2. Pet Friendy. Free 200 ch. Dish. Washer/dryer hkup.386-754-1800. www .myflapts.com 720Furnished Apts. ForRentROOMS FOR Rent. Hillcrest, Sands, Columbia. All furnished. Electric, cable, fridge, microwave. Weekly or monthly rates. 1 person $135, 2 persons $150. weekly 386-752-5808 730Unfurnished Home ForRent05536873LAKE CITY 4BR/2BA 1248 SF $675 2BR/1BA 768SF $495 3BR/1.5BA 1040SF $825 3BR/2BA 1258SF $900 3BR/2.5BA 1470SF $795 3BR/1BA 960SF $725 1BR/1BA 576SF $525 1BR/1BA 500SF $450 2 AVAILABLE MADISON 2BR/1BA JUSTREMODELED$450 2 AVAILABLE3BR/1.5BAREMODELED$550 Visit our website: www .NorthFloridahomeandland.com Mike Foster386-288-3596 Mitchell Lee 386-867-1155Accredited Real Estate Services 1688 SE Baya Dr., Suite 105 Lake City, FL32025 Accredited Real Estate Services is a Full Service Real Estate Office. We offer: Rentals ~ Property Management ~ Property Sales. 2BD /1.5BA Country, South of Lake City, private river access. w/boat ramp, 2 garages, clean, $625 mo. + sec. 386-590-0642 3 bedroom 1 bath $630 mth and $630 deposit. CH/A Contact 377-2170 3bdrm very spacious, 2ba, garage, CH/AFenced in backyard. $1,400 mth & $1,400 dep. Contact 386-344-1914 NICE 3/2 brick home w/garage in quiet neighborhood. 489 SWBrandy. $900 plus sec. dep. 386-438-4600 750Business & Office RentalsASuite Available in Midtown Commercial Center Call Vicki or Joe 386-935-2832. Medical, Retail and Professional Office space on East Baya near Old Country Club Rd. Call 386-497-4762 or 386-984-0622 (cell) PROFESSIONAL OFFICEUNIT Oakbridge Office Complex 725 SE Baya Dr Call 752-4820 805Lots forSale Eastside Village Realty, Inc. MLS #76668 $32,000 Must be 55+, Buildable lot for site built homes only. In Forest Country. Call Denise Bose 752-5290 Eastside Village Realty, Inc. MLS #80401 $60,000. Must be 55+ 130x750 right on Suwannee, Beautiful lot, minutes from Royal Springs, Denise Bose 752-5290 Immaculately in 55+ Community of Eastside Village. 3BD/2BA. MLS 81332 $120,000 Missy Zecher 623-0237 REMAX PROFESSIONALS Large indoor pool comes with this rare find. Large home with plenty of space. MLS 81966 $150,000 Missy Zecher 623-0237 REMAX PROFESSIONALS Nice 2 acre lot in Timberlake S/D. New Owner will have fishing rights. MLS #79025 Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert 397-3473 $13,500 Nice vacant lot in Desirable River Community, Priced to sell! MLS #73268 $15,000 Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert397-3473 810Home forSale Access Realty Gorgeous views 3bd/3ba on Lake Montgomery. Elevator, fishing dock & jacuzzi. MLS 81438 $249,900. Patti Taylor 386-623-6896 Access RealtySpacious 4 bd/3ba Cypress Lake w/ 3643 sqft 1.25 acres on lake. Vaulted ceilings. MLS 81314 $279,900. Patti Taylor386-623-6896 Access RealtyTwo story 1895 Victorian house w/ electrical upgrades throughout. double -deck porches, MLS 71594 $149,900. Patti Taylor 386-623-6896 Affordable 4/2 on 10 acres in Bell. Home features over 2,200 heated sqft. MLS# 76585, Results Realty $67,500. Brittany Stoeckert 386-397-3473 Eastside Village Realty, Inc. MLS #81959 Must be 55+, 2br/2ba, $79,900. Site Built Home w/eat in kitchen, laundry rm, scrn porch. Denise Bose @ 752-5290 Eastside Village Realty, Inc. MLS #81958-, $115,000. Must be 55+, 3br/2ba, Site Built w/ lots of room, split plan mstr suite, FL. Rm. Call Denise Bose 752-5290 Hallmark Real Estate Great Family Home, Lovely Location! Brick home on corner lot, 3/1.5, fenced, Seller motivated! Paula Lawrence (386)623-1973 Hallmark Real Estate LARGE FAMILYHOME over 1700 sq. ft., hardwood floors, close to schools, shopping, hospitals. Nate Sweat (386)628-1552 Hallmark Real Estate SUPREME LIVING in this 4/2 home on 18 acres. One attached, 2 detached garages, beautiful view. Ginger Parker (386)365-2135 Hallmark Real Estate YOUR MODERN BRICK HOME IS WAITING! In great location, 3/2, shady lot on 1 acre. Janet Creel (386)719-0382 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Exceptionally Maintained Brick Home in Crest Point. 3/2, Open Kitchen. Elaine Tolar $149,000 386-365-1548 MLS #81426 Remax Jo Lytte 386-365-2821 4BR/3BApool home on 10 acres. Front and back porch. Fenced ready for your horses or cows. MLS 82562 $199,900 810Home forSale Established Emerald Lake Subdivision. Split floor plan, Fantastic Outdoor living. MLS 79733 $169,900 Missy Zecher 623-0237 REMAX PROFESSIONALS Coldwell BankerBishop Realty MLS 80175, 4br 3ba & 2.5 ba colonial, 3 fireplaces $315,000 Mary Brown Whitehurst. 965-0887 Historic/Vintage. Totally remodeled. Great home or office space MLS 80242 $65,000 Missy Zecher 623-0237 REMAX PROFESSIONALS Remax Jo Lytte 386-365-2821 Charming rustic log cabin 2BR/1BAwith solar panels. Wood burning stove & gas range. Pole Barn MLS 81761 $99,900 Beautiful Home, separate dining room, large Master Suite. Open Kitchen. MLS 81910 $179,000 Missy Zecher 623-0237 REMAX PROFESSIONALS Nice mini farm on 2 Ac. fenced and cross fenced w/water for livestock. 2B/2B. MLS# 82569, Results Realty $44,900. Brittany Stoeckert 386-397-3473 RemaxPam Beauchamp 386-303-2505, Callaway S/D 3BR/2BA, 2250sf, .5ac, gas FP, Bamboo & tile flooring. #82470 $189,900 RemaxPam Beauchamp 386-303-2505, 3BR/2BA, 1452sf, 1.004ac. Completely Remodeled! 2 story workshop/storage & more. #81192 $116,900 RemaxPam Beauchamp 386-303-2505, 3BR/2BA, 1482sf, 8.7acr, tiled baths, FLroom, 2 detached storage bldgs. fenced & cross fenced. #79950 $149,900 RemaxPam Beauchamp 386-303-2505, Tri-Level in Town 4BR/2BA, 1883sf, .501ac, newer kitchen w/all appls included, family room #80607 $144,900 RemaxPam Beauchamp 386-303-2505, 3BR/2BA, 1386sf, .151ac, fam rm, liv rm, dining open to living & kitchen, screen back porch. #82446 $78,000 810Home forSale RemaxPam Beauchamp 386-303-2505, 4BR/2BA, 1940sf, .25ac, newer metal roof, A/C, windows, siding, water &heater & soffits. #82187 $99,000 820Farms & AcreageAccess Realty10 acre square tract, High & Dry, OF Avail. w/ 25% down. Convenient Location MLS 81258$39,900. Patti Taylor 386-623-6896 Access Realty43.64 acres wooded acreage in N.Columbia County. Scenic & Private. MLS 74429 $89,900. Patti Taylor 386-623-6896 Owner financed land 1/2 to 10 acre lots. Deas Bullard/BKLProperties 386-752-4339 www.landnfl.com 830Commercial PropertyIndustrial warehouse7+ acres fenced 17,000 sq ft Barn $1,500 mo. TomEagle, GRI (386) 961-1086 DCARealtor Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Investment Opportunity, Office Building lots of exposure. Just Reduced. MLS 79694 $69,900 Elaine Tolar 365-1548 860Investment Property2 ACRES of land with 8,000 sf. building. $80,000. Located in Olustee. Owner Financing possible. 904-318-7714. Coldwell BankerBishop Realty In-Town location. 3/2, Open and Spacious Living Area. MLS 82609 $99,900 Sherry G. Ratliff 365-8414 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Mobile Home Park w/ lots of Potential. Needs some TLC. MLS 81507 $159,000 Elaine K. Tolar 365-1548 870Real Estate WantedI Buy Houses CASH! Quick Sale Fair Price 386-269-0605 950Cars forSale 2001 Burgundy ALTIMAvery cold a/c, 140,000 miles, leather, 6 change cd, sunroof. $3,500 listed below blue book, 386-288-6877 No exception, will be pleased, changed oil on time. 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