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By DEREK GILLIAMdgilliam@lakecityreporter.comWith hurricane season around the corner, Columbia County officials reviewed their emergency operations procedures Wednesday. Shayne Morgan, county emergency management director, had three separate meet-ings to go over what will happen at the county Emergency Operations Center when a disas-ter strikes here. Dr. William Gray, professor of atmospheric science at Colorado State University and frequently on the Weather Channel leading up to a hurricane making landfall, predicted 18 named storms for the upcoming hurri-cane season, which officially begins June 1, Morgan said. Tropical storms are named after they reach wind speeds of more than 39 mph. They become hurricanes after they reach sus-tained wind speeds of 74 mph. Morgan said the prediction calls for nine hurricanes with four of those storms reach-ing the status of major hurricanes. A major hurricane is any hurricane that reaches sustained wind speeds of more than 111 mph, commonly referred to as a Category 3 hurricane. Gray will update his prediction on June 3.Morgan said county employees will By DEREK GILLIAMdgilliam@lakecityreporter.comLake City police filed criminal charges against the man who allegedly owned the gun that a 4-year-old used to accidentally shoot an 11-year-old boy at Cedar Park Apartments on Mothers Day. Michael S. Norman, 26, faces charges of possession of a firearm by a con-victed felon, possession of a firearm with altered serial numbers and aggra-vated manslaughter, according to a city police news release. Jarvin Jackson, 11, died two days after he was shot in the neck with a Ruger 9mm handgun. The boys mother has not been charged, police officials said. But the state Department of Children and Families is investigating the incident, department spokesman John Harrell said. Mike Lee, public information officer with LCPD, said there were nine chil-dren staying in the home at the time, and that Norman was the father of the 4-year-old who shot Jarvin. Lee said People.................. 2AOpinion ................ 4AObituaries .............. 5AAdvice & Comics......... 3BPuzzles ................. 4B TODAY IN PEOPLE Coming to Live Oak: Terry Cole. COMING FRIDAY Local news roundup. 91 67 Partly cloudy WEATHER, 2A Lake City ReporterTHURSDAY, MAY 23, 2013 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEW SPAPER SINCE 1874 | 75¢ LAKECITYREPORTER.COM CALL US:(386) 752-1293SUBSCRIBE TOTHE REPORTER:Voice: 755-5445Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 138, No. 342 1Charges filed in fatal shooting Man allegedly left illegal weapon on table, where 4-year-old child got it. County checks readiness JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterDowned power lines, tree limbs and debris are scattered throughout downtown Lake City after a tornado ripped throu gh the area on March 7, 2008. County officials held a series of meetings Wednesday to make sure plans are in place for dealing with hurrica nes, tornadoes and other disasters. Plans reviewed ahead of hurricane season Emergency operations staff discusses disaster procedures in case they are needed.VA slatesmemorial ceremony for Friday Catch the Spirit event to honor ultimate sacrifice.By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comAmericans will take a moment during Memorial Day to remember the ultimate price paid by countless sol-diers who gave their lives to protect freedom and democ-racy. The Lake City Veterans Affairs Medical Center will get a head start on the tribute by hosting a ceremony Friday. The 19th Annual Catch the Spirit Memorial Day Ceremony will take place 9:30 a.m. Friday on the Lake City Veterans Affairs Medical Centers front lawn, 619 S. Marion Ave. Columbia County Sheriff Mark Hunter will serve as keynote speaker. From 2005 to 2006, Hunter served as the undersheriff for Columbia County. In 2008, he was elect-ed sheriff and was re-elected for a second term in 2012. In addition to his law enforce-ment career, Hunter served in the Florida Army National Guard for 30 years, retiring with the rank of lieutenant colonel. Hunter Counterfeit money being passed at city businessesBy AMANDA WILLIAMSONawilliamson@lakecityreporter.com Four incidents of counterfeit bills being used at local businesses have occurred in the past week, including one involving an unknown woman who passed $150 in counterfeit bills through the drive-through window of a local Steak n Shake on Saturday. Lake City Police Department public information officer Steve Shaw said Wednesday he was uncertain about a connection between the four incidents. Two of the cases happened at S&S Food Stores, while the other happened-Hip Hop Fish and Chicken. According to the reports, the cases involved a $10 bill, a $20 bill, two $50 bills and one $100 bill. On Saturday, Officer Larry Thomas responded to Steak n Shake at 170 W Commerce Blvd., where a DEREK GILLIAM/ Lake City ReporterHealth officials discuss tobaccoBy AMANDA WILLIAMSONawilliamson@lakecityreporter.comTobacco marketers aim to capture the attention of youth, people with disabilities and the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community with new products and advertising that places those groups at a high risk for tobacco use, said speakers at the 5th Annual Rural Tobacco Summit in Lake City Wednesday. Held at the Holiday Inn and Suites, the event attracted more than 45 health educators from around North Central Florida. Suwannee River Area Health Education Center and North Central Florida Cancer Control Collaborative STORMS continued on 6A GUN continued on 6A SERVICE continued on 3A TOBACCO continued on 3A MONEY continued on 3AJASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterThinking picnicLinda Brack, of Glen St. Mary, looks over watermelo ns at Lees Produce on the corner of U.S. 90 and Baya Drive. I come over (to Lake City) a lot. So I usually stop in here. Its convenient, Brack said The door to the apart-ment where the shooting occurred is ringed by birth-day balloons for a neighbors daughters first birthday on May 14.
Fla. ranked 42nd in school spending TALLAHASSEE Floridas per-pupil spend-ing is among the lowest in the nation according to data compiled by the U.S. Census. The Census on Tuesday released its annual report on per-pupil spending for public elementary and secondary schools in fiscal year 2011. Florida spent $8,887 per student, which is significantly below the national average of $10,560. That figure placed Florida 42nd out of 50 states and the District of Columbia. The Census data was drawn from the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2011. It does not take into account what has hap-pened the last two years. Florida cut education spending by more than $1 billion during Gov. Rick Scotts first year in office. Legislators restored the funding in 2012. They added more than $1 billion in the budget Scott signed on Monday.Tribe faces $170M tax bill MIAMI The Internal Revenue Service has hit the Miccosukee Indians with a $170 million bill for failing to report and with-hold taxes from its distri-bution of gambling profits to tribal members. The Miami Herald reported Tuesday that the IRS also sent bills totaling $58 million to hundreds of the South Florida tribes members for failure to pay personal taxes on those distributions from 2000 to 2005. The newspaper says the agency has been fighting with the tribe for years over its refusal to pay taxes on distributions of profits from the casino in west Miami-Dade County. The numbers are expected to rise as IRS examin-ers are now auditing the tribes gambling distribu-tions for 2006-2010. The tribe contends it does not have to withhold taxes on gambling distri-butions.Court agrees to shield legislators TALLAHASSEE A Florida appeals court is ruling that state legislators and legislative staff dont have to answer questions in a contentious lawsuit. A divided 1st District Court of Appeals on Wednesday struck down an earlier decision con-nected to a challenge to Floridas new map for its 27 congressional districts. A coalition of groups sued last year and main-tained legislators violated new standards for drawing up the districts. Those standards mandate dis-tricts cant be drawn to protect incumbents. Lawyers wanted to interview legislators and staff about their reasons for drawing up the maps a certain way. Judge Terry Lewis ruled in October that some ques-tioning was allowed. But the appeals court ruled 2-1 that legislators and staff have a privilege that protects them from having to testify.Pit bulls killed after attacks DAYTONA BEACH Two pit bulls involved in an attack on three peo-ple have been euthanized at the Halifax Humane Society in Daytona Beach. The dogs owners decided to surrender them rather than going to a hearing following an attack Friday in Holly Hill, said Tyler Stover, a spokesman for the shelter. A similar fate may awaits three of five pit bulls involved in a May 5 attack on a woman and her 6-year-old daughter in Flagler County. Officials said the woman and child were walking along a road when the pack of dogs attacked them. The girl was not harmed but her mother was hospitalized. CORRECTION In the Reporters Tuesday article on the Florida Folk Festival, the start time was listed as 10 p.m. However, the gates to the Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park open at 8 a.m., and the first performance begins at 10 a.m. PEOPLE IN THE NEWS Celebrity Birthdays Q Bluegrass singer Mac Wiseman is 88. Q Actor Nigel Davenport is 85. Q Actress Barbara Barrie is 82. Q Actor Charles Kimbrough is 77. Q Actress Lauren Chapin is 68. Q Country singer Misty Morgan is 68. Q Country singer Judy Rodman is 62. Q Singer Luka Bloom is 58. Q Actor-comedian Drew Carey is 55. Q Country singer Shelly West is 55. Q Actor Linden Ashby is 53. Q Actress-model Karen Duffy is 52. Q Actress Melissa McBride is 48. Q Rock musician Phil Selway (Radiohead) is 46. Q Actress Laurel Holloman is 45. AROUND FLORIDA Daily Scripture You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love. Galatians 5:13 Robin Roberts to write about illness NEW YORK R obin Roberts will tell the story of her battle with a life-threatening illness in a new memoir. Grand Central Publishing says the Good Morning America anchor will write the as-yet-untitled book for publication next April. The publisher announced Wednesday that Roberts will write about her rare illness and her recov-ery, as well as the life lessons she continues to learn since her return to the GMA anchor desk. The ABC News host underwent a bone marrow transplant in September to treat the blood and bone marrow disease. She was off work for five months before return-ing to the top-rated network morning show in February. Her first book, From the Heart: 7 Rules to Live By, was a New York Times best-seller in 2007.Criteria Recording founder Emerman dies MIAMI Mack Emerman, the founder of Criteria Recording Studios where acts including Eric Clapton, James Brown and the Bee Gees made some of their most famous records, has died after a long illness. He was 89. His daughter Bebe Emerman said Tuesday that her father died of complications from pneumonia at the Miami Jewish Home for the Aged, where he had lived since his health began failing in 2004. The Criteria studio, which he opened in 1959 in North Miami, has been operated by the Hit Factory since 1999. Some 250 gold or platinum singles and albums were recorded at Criteria, which became known as Atlantic Records South when Emerman formed an alliance with producer Tom Dowd. The records include Layla by Claptons group Derek and the Dominoes, James Browns I Feel Good, Eat A Peach by The Allman Brothers Band and parts of huge 1970s hits such as Saturday Night Fever by the Bee Gees, Fleetwood Macs Rumours and Hotel California by the Eagles. He built Criteria with a loan from his father and opened it in 1959 as Miamis first world-class recording studio. Other musicians who record-ed there over the years included Black Sabbath, Bob Dylan, Gloria Estefan, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Lynyrd Skynyrd and R.E.M.Chad Johnson arrested for probation violation FORT LAUDERDALE Former NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson has been arrested for a probation violation stemming from an alterca-tion with his now ex-wife, TV reality star Evelyn Lozada. Johnson was jailed Monday morning by a Broward County judge and later released after posting $1,000 bail. Another hearing is set for June 3. An arrest warrant was issued ear-lier this month. 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Oglesby checked on the vehicle and determined it was stolen. While troopers were searching the truck, the owner of a nearby prop erty told them two people climbed a fence and stashed something under a T-shirt, the report said. The two suspects were located and detained, the report said. The troopers also found the T-shirt, which had a handbag underneath it, that contained the pickups license plate, drug parapher nalia and a bottle of pills, the report said. The pills were identified as hydrocodone and tramadol. Also, the bag contained two South Carolina identifi cation cards, which matched the two suspects, the report said. Jernigan and Wilkey said they ran out of gas, the report said. They were arrested and taken to Columbia County Detention Facility in lieu of $20,000 bond each. MONEY: Police dont see connection in 4 cases Continued From Page 1A drive-through employee had received two counterfeit bills from a customer at 8:30 p.m. The bills were discov ered when Steak n Shake employee Tamara Walker was preparing a bank deposit. Walker found one counterfeit $100 and one counterfeit $50. The woman who allegedly used the bills was described as an elderly, heavyset, white woman driving a silver Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck. No arrests were made. The following Monday, Officer Peter Michaels arrived at the S&S Food Store, at 490 SW Marion Ave., in response to a counterfeit com plaint at about 3:42 p.m. Store atten dant Elizabeth Hathaway said she was providing change to a customer after a sudden increase in traffic and noticed a counterfeit $10 bill. Because of the traffic, she could not pinpoint exactly when she received the bill. On Tuesday, at about 3:28 a.m., Officer Ryan Gutshall responded to a counterfeit complaint at the S&S Food Store at 537 SW Highway 247. Store attendant Lenora Gasbarri said at 3:20 a.m. an unknown male tried to buy items with a counterfeit $50 bill. The bill marked brown when tested with a counterfeit detector pen and also did not contain a watermark. After informing the man that the bill was fake, he left without incident. The most recent report occurred at Hip Hop Fish and Chicken, at 452 N Marion Ave., at approximately 3:47 p.m. Tuesday. When Officer Connie Hightower responded, employee McKeon Denson said a male tried to pay for food with a counterfeit $20 bill. When told the bill was counter feit, the man tried to take the money back, saying he got it from someone else. Shaw suggests that all businesses check any bill over $20. If the police department collects counterfeit bills, they send them to the U.S. Secret Service to be verified. Lately, Shaw said, many bills reported as coun terfeit turn out to be the result of a defective counterfeit detector pen. If the police department uncovers a connection among the four instanc es, Shaw said, they will investigate further. TOBACCO: Summit discusses reduction efforts Continued From Page 1A presented the event. The region has one of the highest rates of smoking in the state, said Marilyn Mesh, the execu tive director of the Health Education Center. The main point of the summit is just to provide [health educa tors] with information on the latest trends in the tobacco world, said Sarah Catalanotto, tobacco program manager at the Health Education Center. Nurses, social work ers, SWAT coordinators and Health Department employees attended the event. During the summit, Catalanotto, one of four speakers, discussed the rise of e-cigarettes. Gustavo Torrez, pro gram manager with The Network for LGBT Health Equity, talked about the LGBT community as a high-risk community for tobacco use because of the stress associated with being routinely discrimi nated against. Dr. Jamie Pomeranz, associate professor at the University of Florida, spoke about individuals with dis abilities and how to work with them to reduce the number of smokers within that population. Cathy Cook, tobacco healthcare training coor dinator with the Health Education Center, spoke last on how to implement tobacco cessation tech niques in the workplace. The e-cigarette is still so new that health educators dont really know the longterm effects of the vapor, Catalanotto said. What lit tle research has been done has shown that the prod ucts do result in adverse heath effects, such as lung restrictions, pneumonia and a racing heart, she said. However, e-cigarettes are being marketed as safer and cheaper. Since we dont know what the product can do, we dont advocate for it, she said. Samantha Brighton, tobacco prevention special ist with the Pasco County Health Department, called e-cigarettes a new battle the war against tobacco. The department works with to reduce the number of people who start smok ing before they are 18, but e-cigarettes target teens. The e-cigarettes look exciting, can be personal ized and purchased in dif ferent flavors, said Monica Rousseau, a tobacco pre vention program consul tant with the Pasco County Health Department. Theyre youth friendly, she said. It even sounds technology-based. Suwannee River Area Health Education Center focuses on rural communi ties, where tobacco use is higher because of poverty levels and cultural aspects, said Chris Glymph, pro gram director for the Putnam County Anti-drug Coalition. Once we get under the poverty level, we see a huge increase in tobacco use, he said. According to Glymph, people in rural communi ties tend to spend recre ation hours outdoors, such as in the hunting commu nity where its common for a father to pass down dip ping of smokless tobacco to his son as they spend the morning hours waiting for a deer. Shomari Bowden, health education consultant for the Columbia County Health Department, felt it was important for the county to be represented at the event. Tobacco use is popular in rural areas like the county, he said. Since he works with the SWAT program at area schools, he intends to take the information about ecigarettes back to the students. SERVICE: Set for Friday Continued From Page 1A This annual event pro vides those in our area an opportunity to gather together to pay tribute to and honor those service men and women who paid the ultimate price to ensure the democratic principles that our nation was found ed upon, Maureen Wilkes, associate director of the Lake City VAMC, said in a prepared statement. Cindy Gaylord, assistant public affairs officer for the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System, said its important for people to remember the contribution veterans made throughout the year and not just on Memorial Day. We decided to hold the ceremony on the Friday before the holiday because it is not only important to honor those that have paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms on Memorial Day or even through Memorial Day weekend, she said. We at the Department of Veterans Affairs hope that all will catch the spirit of the true meaning and importance of Memorial Day and carry it with you throughout the coming months and years. Although the event is in its 19th year, it remains one of the more popular events hosted at the local VA. Gaylord said more than 100 people normally attend the event. This year, we are hop ing that the numbers will increase, she said. In years past, parking has been an issue. This year, Winn Dixie has graciously opened their parking lot for those that attend the event. Once we get under the poverty level, we see a huge increase in tobacco use. Chris Glymph, Putnam County Anti-drug Coalition S.C. couple arrested after stopping on I-75
Gov. Rick Scott is in Chile on a trade mission we hope bears fruit that will aid the states continued recovery from the long recession. Before he left for South America on Monday, the governor wisely vetoed several budget items before signing the $74.1 billion state budget. The vetoes totaled $368 million... Many of the line-item vetoes were for projects that Florida TaxWatch last week identified as turkeys, items that were not part of the state Legislatures budget process. They join us in commending the governor for saving money and getting rid of some pet projects. Florida TaxWatch applauds Governor Scott for thoughtfully and properly vetoing these Budget Turkeys, which are projects that did not receive the same analysis and deliberation as the rest of the budget, Dominic M. Calabro, president and chief executive officer of Florida TaxWatch, said in an email. Florida TaxWatch is an independent, nonpartisan, government watch-dog. The News Service of Florida reported that the vetoes included $14 million on a building project at Gulf Coast State College to $20,000 for the Hialeah Junior Fire Academy in South Florida. Scott told the News Service his decision to veto some spending was a simple test: One, is it going to help our families get more jobs? Two, will it help improve our education system in our state? And three, will it make government more efficient so we can keep the cost of living low in our state? By vetoing the college request, Scott showed hes willing to lock horns with leaders of his own party. The building at Gulf Coast State College was a project favored by state Sen. Don Gaetz, the senate president. TaxWatch Chairman John Zumwalt III said giving Floridas chief executive a veto power is pay-ing off, particularly with the state budget, and we agree. Floridas fiscal discipline, which is on display today as the governor exercises his line-item veto, has contributed to Florida paying down its debt and increasing its bond rating, while the federal government has seen its debt increase and bond rating fall. The governors ability to veto what he perceives as excessive or wasteful spending is an important check on the state Legislature. Without the veto, budgets could easily get filled with pet projects, especially in an election year. This was the governors third budget. He has shown his resolve to get the states financial house in order, attract jobs and get people back to work. OPINION Thursday, May 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! 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BY EMAIL: email@example.com Of Benghazi, black swans and icebergs S aid the polymath phi-losopher Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Humans are great at self-delusion. Im confident hed agree that the humans who populate the foreign policy community are no exception. Two years ago this month, Osama bin Laden was killed on President Barack Obamas orders -a very good thing. Before long, however, sophisticated analysts were declaring that this was not just a battle won -it was a war ended. If bin Laden was dead, they asserted, rigor mortis also must have set in at al-Qaida. Nor could any serious threat continue to be posed by the supremacist, totalitar-ian ideology that al-Qaida was cre-ated to advance -not to mention the closely related ideology that Irans rulers champion. Among those most prominently writing and lecturing on al-Qaidas defeat were retired Lt. Col. Thomas Lynch, a distinguished research fellow at the National Defense University, and Peter Bergen, a director of the New America Foundation, CNN national security analyst and producer of the first television interview with bin Laden in 1997. Ive devoted 20 years of my life to this problem, Bergen said dur-ing a debate last fall that the New America Foundation co-sponsored with the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, the think tank I run. I feel like a Sovietologist in 1989, and thats a good feeling. Im recounting this not to disparage Bergen, Lynch and other smart people whose bold analyses turned out, unfortunately, to be incorrect. What I do want to emphasize is that ideas matter: Give a broken compass to a man in the jungle and chances are hell end up lost, if not in the jaws of a crocodile. Which brings me to the murders of Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three other Americans in Benghazi last Sept. 11. Much of the commentary has focused on the State Departments characteriza-tion of the attack as a response to inflammatory material posted on the Internet by an individual seeking to denigrate the religious beliefs of others -specifically, a video made by an Egyptian Christian in California lamely lampooning Islam. We now know what actually happened: Self-proclaimed jihad-ists linked to al-Qaida planned and carried out an assault on the anniversary of al-Qaidas attacks on Americas economic and politi-cal capitals. We now know that the State Department, the CIA and the military were ill-prepared before the attack, did nothing useful during the attack and contributed to mis-representations after the attack. This has given rise to the suspicion that Obama, who was in the home stretch of his re-election cam-paign, and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who was positioning herself for a campaign in 2016, knew the truth but chose not to tell it -a con-spiracy theory. But is it not also possible that Obama, Clinton and other senior officials actually did buy the al-Qaida-is-dead theory that Lynch, Bergen and others had proffered? The fact that this theory coincided with their interests would only have made it more persuasive. There are reasons why humans are great at self-delusion. In his best-selling book, The Black Swan, Taleb endeavors to explain everything we know about what we dont know, with particular emphasis on the impact of the unex-pected (e.g. black swans). I suspect hed say that those prematurely reporting the death of al-Qaida were confusing absence of evidence with evidence of absence. We had not suffered an attack on the scale of 9/11 in years. On that basis, they theorized that al-Qaida would never again be able to stage such an attack, nor would other jihadists, and that attacks of lesser lethality should not be a source of great con-cern. Taleb quotes a certain Captain E.J. Smith writing in 1907 about the safety of modern ocean travel, noting that in his entire career he never saw a wreck and never have been wrecked nor was I ever in any predicament that threatened to end in disaster of any sort. On April 10, 1912, Smith took command of the RMS Titanic. Talebs larger points are these: It is harder than it seems for anyone, experts very much included, to predict the future because the most consequential variables are almost always unknown. We also know less about the past than we think -less about the causes and motivations that actually gave rise to the pres-ent. All this provides no excuse for policy makers who fail to plain for a range of contingencies -be they icebergs in the North Atlantic or jihadists attacking in Libya on the anniversary of 9/11/01. Q Pensacola News Journal Gov. Scotts vetoes Apples tax avoidance is rotten A pple is best known for the brilliance of its tech-nological wizardry. But when Senate investiga-tors finish examining its financial practices, the electronics giant may be best known for its bril-liance in legal tax avoidance. Through complexity that rivals the inner workings of its computers, Apple has avoided paying taxes on billions of dollars it earns overseas, money that last year accounted for 61 percent of its earnings. Exploiting technicalities and discrepancies in tax laws in the United States, where its headquartered, and in Ireland, where it manages a web of overseas subsidiaries, Apple paid virtually no taxes on $74 billion in earnings in the last four years. And as long as that money stays off-shore, Apple wont have to. The company did pay $6 billion in U.S. taxes last year, at what the company says was an effective rate of 30.5 percent, close to the top cor-porate tax rate of 35 percent. That prompted Sen. John McCain of Arizona -the ranking Republican on the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations -to observe that Apple had the dual dis-tinction of being both the U.S.s larg-est taxpayer and largest tax avoider. Slightly oversimplified, heres how one avoidance scheme worked: Apples overseas holding companies are incorporated in Ireland; the company is based in Cupertino, Calif. The U.S. taxes are based on where the companies are incorpo-rated; Ireland taxes on the basis of where they are managed and controlled. Thus, according to The New York Times, Apple was able to, in effect, make them stateless -exempt from taxes, record-keeping laws and the need for the subsid-iaries to even file tax returns any-where in the world. One top tax expert told the Times that economists had a technical term for this kind of brazen avoid-ance: unbelievable chutzpah. Apple is not alone in this form of corporate tax avoidance, only better at it than most. Its example points up the need for a thorough reform of the U.S. tax code, a complex legisla-tive undertaking that is most unlike-ly in the current political climate. The Apple revelations may have killed plans for a tax holiday, allow-ing firms to repatriate some of their overseas profits at a highly prefer-ential tax rate. In 2004, the last tax holiday, $300 billion was repatriated at a rate of 5.25 percent. But 92 percent of the repatriated money went into dividends, stock buybacks and executive bonuses instead of the investment, new hires and R&D that businesses promised. Congress, in its solicitude for business -especially big business -should keep in mind that, in 2011, individuals paid $1.1 trillion in federal taxes. Corporations paid about $181 billion. Maybe those individuals should have Apple do their taxes. Cliff May Q Clifford D. May is president of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, a policy institute focus-ing on terrorism. 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John (Jack) Allen Dunlap John (Jack) Allen Dunlap passed away Saturday, May 18th, at Shands Can cer Center in Gaines ville, Florida. Jack was born on Nov 14, 1951 at Lee Memorial Hospital, Ft Myers, FL to Sarah and John Allen Mauldin. He retired as a Journeyman Electrician in 2006. Jack married Holly M. Walroth, June 7, 1986. Surviv ing Jack are his loved ones: his wife of 27 years, Holly Dunlap, his daughter Jacqueline Dunlap, his sons Jacob, Jade and Jason Dunlap, his mother Sarah Smith, his sisters Caroline Cervantes, Sandra Dobar, Patricia Dunlap and Dianna Miniard. He was a great husband, father and friend and will be desperately missed by all who knew and loved him. There will be a Celebration of Life held in his honor in lieu of calling hours, per his wishes, in Watertown, NY, Sunday, May 26. The family asks that in place the Lake City Humane Society, 1392 Shelter Glen, Lake City, FL 32055 or at lakecityhumane.org Vernell Louise Johnson Vernell Lousie Johnson, 75 of Fort White (Scrubtown) passed away Friday May 17, 2013 at Shands Hospital, Gainesville. She was a member of Bethle hem Unit ed Methodist Church. Mrs. Johnson is survived by hus band, Lawrence C. Johnson; chil dren: Laretha V. Johnson, Cas L. Johnson; grand and great grandchildren, sisters; nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Viewing for Mrs. Johnson will be held Friday, May 24, from 5-7 PM at A. Jerome Brown Funeral Home of High Springs, 1560 NW1st Ave (386) 454-1110. Fu neral Services, Saturday, May 25, 11:00 AM at Bethlehem United Methodist, 712 SW Bethlehem Ave, Ft White, (Scrubtown). Pastor Clarence DeSue, eulogist Professional Service en trusted to A. JEROME BROWN FUNERAL HOMELola Mae Forshee Monroe Mrs. Lola Mae Forshee Mon roe, 82, of Lake city, FL (Water town Community) slept peace fully away on May 19, 2013 at Lake City Medical Center. She was born March 17, 1931 to the late Earnest Forshee and Emily McClendon Forshee. She attended Watertown School and Richardson High School. n July 10, 1948 she was unit ed in holy matrimony to Mr. Buddy Monroe and to this union nine children were born. Mrs. Monroe was preceded in death by four siblings; three children: Johnnie, Verion and Lorraine; one grandson, Mau rice; and her husband, Buddy. She leaves to cherish her memo ry: two daughters, Emma Mon roe Weston (Tyrone), lake City, FL and LaShawnda Monroe (Jacques), Jacksonville, FL; four sons: Archie (Evelyn), Racine, WI, Bryan (Shirley), Monro eville, PA, David (Louise) Berry (Deidra), both of Lake City, FL; one sister-in-law Viola Com grandchildren: Archie, Jr., Ter ence, Daryl, Tracy, Maya, Bryan, Shirley, Micah, Suzie, Sherrie, Rechea, Curtis, Brittany, Crys tal and Brooklynn; eight greatgrandchildren; honorary grand daughter: Krystle Simmons; four God-daughters: Dorthenna Sim mons, Nancy Davis, Jacquelyn Graham and Marilyn Edmonds; devoted neighbors and friends: Ernestine Wofford, Alma Ow ens, Lelia Foster, Kelly Daniels and children; Prayer Partners: Clym Choice and Corene Moult rie; special cousins: The Allens, Barringtons, Pierces and Tim mons Families; and a host of sorrowing family and friends. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Greater Truevine Mis sionary Baptist Church, 217 NE Kingston Lane, Lake City, FL. Interment will follow at Truevine Cemetery, Lake City, FL. Visitation with the family will be Friday, May 24, 2013 from 5:00 PM -6:30 PM at Mizell Funeral Home Chapel. Arrangements entrusted to: MIZELL FUNERAL HOME 365 NW Washington Street, Lake City, FL 32055. (386) 7523166. Please sign guest register at www.mizellfuneralhome.com Rudolph Mizell, L.F.D.Mertis Mizell Sheppard Mertis Mizell Sheppard 84, of White Springs, FL was called home to glory on Friday, May 17, 2013 after a brief stay at Baya Pointe Nursing Center. She was a devoted Christian and mem ber of Olivet Missionary Baptist Church. Her parents Jesse and Johnnie Mizell, of Jasper FL, preceded her in death. She was a graduate of J.R.E. Lee High School, Jasper, FL. She was a dedicated wife to Reverend Thomas Sheppard for over 50 years; who preceded her in death. Mertis was a devoted mother, sister, grandmother, and greatgrandmother. Her brother Ralph Mizell and sister Marion Mizell Walls preceded her in death. She leaves to cherish her memo ries nine wonderful children: Thomas Sheppard III, Tampa, FL; Gail S. Brown, Tampa, FL; Kenneth (Vanessa) Sheppard, Tampa, FL; Glenn (Stacey) Sheppard, White Springs, FL; Jesse Mario (Wanda) Shep pard, Lake City, FL; Joseph Sheppard, Lake City, FL; Mi chael Sheppard, Lake City, FL; Myrtle Sharon (Charles) Davis, Upper Marlboro MD; Troy (Mi chelle) Sheppard, Tampa, FL. Twenty-two grandchildren, who will miss her comforting words and wisdom; six precious greatgrandchildren; bother Mack (Susie) Mizell, Lake City, FL; sister, Catherine (Edward) Ante, Houston, TX; and bother Rudolph (Rona) Mizell, Lake City, FL; bother-in-laws: Da vid Walls Sr, Jasper FL, Ralph (Estelle)Sheppard, Zenia, OH, Taylor (Bettie)Sheppard, Fort Washington, MD; sis ter-in-law, Maize Mizell, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends. Friends and Family will be received on Friday May 24: 67pm at Olivet Mis sionary Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held on Saturday May 25 at 1:00 pm at Olivet Missionary Bap tist Church, 541 Davis Street, Lake City, FL; Rev. Ronald V. Walters, Pastor. Arrange ments entrusted to MIZELL FUNERAL HOME 365 NW Washington St., Lake City is in charge of arrange ments. (ph #) 386-752-3166. Please sign guest register at www.mizellfuneralhome.comJoseph W W offord Joseph W Wofford, known as Sonny Cade to his friends of Lake City, FL passed away on Monday, May 20, 2013. Sonny grew up in Lake City but later moved to Wildwood, FL where he met the love of his life, Ernestine Collins Hodrick. He is sur vived by Er nestine Collins Hodrick, his long time companion, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral Services will be on Sat urday, May 25, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at New Life Center Minis tries, Inc., 9707 CR 229, Wild wood, FL. A viewing will be held on Saturday, one hour be fore the funeral service. Burial will be at Florida National Cemetery at 10:00am on Tues day, May 28, 2013 at 10:00am. AN D ER S ON-HENCE FUNERAL HOME Wildwood, FL 34785 Obituaries are paid advertise ments. For details, call the Lake City Reporters classified depart ment at 752-1293. LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2013 5A 5A Dont Miss This! New High Ef ciency Heat Pumps No Money Down Payments start at 56.00 per month Call Today 386-330-0135 Mark Miller firstname.lastname@example.org Ready. Set. Vote! Best of the Best ballots will be available in June 2013. VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE BUSINESSES Lake City Reporter In The COMING SOON! OBITUARIES COMMUNITY CALENDAR To submit your Community Calendar item, contact Jim Barr at 754-0424 or by email at email@example.com. May 23 Morning band meeting The Sunday Morning Bands 123rd Anniversary will be observed at Mount Pleasand Missionary Baptist Church on Suwannee Valley Road. Morning services will be at 8:30 a.m. Call Cora Donaldson at (386) 7583534 or (904) 294-9911 for more information. Alzheimers training Hospice of Citrus County will have free workshop, Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders Training, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Wings Education Center, 857 SW Main Blvd. (Lake City Plaza). The training, facili tated by Larry Geiger, a state-approved provider, who will offer an overview of Alzheimers Training Levels I and 2 Lunch will be provided. For informa tion or to register, con tact Larry Geiger at 7557714 ext. 2411 or (866) 642-0962. Golf Tournament The 2013 EMS Golf Tournament will be played at The Country Club. Lunch will be at noon and shot gun start will be at 1 p.m. Sponsorships are available. For more information, call (386) 487-3911. Military officers The Suwannee River Valley Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Lake City Elks Lodge, 259 NE Hernando St. The speaker will be Lt. Col. William Carlson (USAF retired), who will tell us some of his exciting and some not so exciting expe riences during World War II. The dinner meeting is open to all active duty mili tary officers, retired and former officers, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and their surviving spouses. For information, call Tandy Carter at 7199706 or Vernon Lloyd at 752-4885. Planning meeting North Central Florida Regional Planning Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites, 213 NW Commerce Blvd. John Birch Society The John Birch Society will have an open house at 7 p.m. at the First Advent Christian Church, 1881 SW McFarlane Ave. For more information, call Sharon Higgins at (386) 9350821 or email shiggins@ windstream.net. May 24 Fish dinner Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 5056 SW State Road 47 in Lake City, pre pares fish dinners every Friday from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. The dinner is $6 for two Alaskan pollock filets, corn, baked beans, hush puppies, cole slaw and tart er sauce. Summer program The Boys Club of Columbia County is accept ing registrations for its summer program. Boys and girls ages 6 to 14 are eli gible. The program will run from June 5 through Aug. 9 and offers a variety of activities, including sports, games arts and crafts and speial events. Cost is $265 per child. For more infor mation, call 752-4184. Memorial ceremony Lake City VA Medical Center will have its annual Catch the Spirit Memorial Day ceremony at 9:30 a.m. on the front lawn along Marion Avenue. The speak er will be Columbia County Sheriff Mark Hunter. Guests may park at Winn Dixie for this event. For more information, contact Cynthia.Gaylord@va.gov or 754-6302. Camp registration Registration is now open for The Kids Zone summer camp at Lake City Christian Academy. The camp is for boys and girls ages 5-14. The program will run June 10 to Aug. 16. For more information, call (386) 438-7752.
From staff reportsOn May 16, youth members of the Lake City Police Departments Explorer Program joined LCPD officers for a fundraiser event at Applebees referred to as a Tip-A-Cop. At the event, Explorers and officers helped wait tables for the evening to promote the program. Patrons who were pleased with the additional ser-vice gave an additional tip at the end of their meal as a donation to the pro-gram. In three hours, approximately $250 was raised. LCPD Chief Argatha Gilmore was pleased with the results. This event was a successful effort. We helped raise funds that will be used to pro-vide additional training opportunities to the youth while spreading the word about the program. The Explorer Program is designed for youth ages 14 through 21 who are interested in law enforcement. This program helps build leadership skills, promotes good citizenship and allows members the opportunity to learn first-hand what a career in law enforcement would be like while earning community service hours. Those interested in applying for the program should contact Officer Mike Lee, the programs coordina-tor, at (386) 758-5489. 6A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2013 Page Editor: Jim Barr, 754-04246A 164 NW Madison Street Historic Downtown Lake City, FL 32055 386.758.1811 (option 1)wolfsonchildrens.org/columbiacounty Youre closer than ever to nationally ranked health care for your child.The same world-class pediatric specialists with Wolfson Childrens Hospital are now in Columbia County. To nd out about all the services at Wolfson Childrens Specialty Center, call a patient care coordinator at 386.758.1811 (option 1). OUTPATIENT CARE IN FIVE SPECIALTIES:Rehabilitation including physical, occupational and speech therapies.Cardiology services including EKG testing, echocardiograms and more.Hematology and oncology including sickle cell anemia. Asthma and allergy testing, evaluations and treatments. Urology conditions including kidney and bladder disorders. COURTESY LCPDMembers of the Lake City Police Department Explorer prog ram pose for a photo after completing their Tip-A-Cop fundraiser May 16 at A pplebees restaurant on U.S. 90 West. The Explorers and city police officers provi ded table service for restaurant patrons in exchange for donations to the Explor er program.From staff reportsA Lake City woman was arrested Tuesday for alleg-edly taking a $160 gift card from her job and using it to purchase items for herself. Jennifer Lentini, 43, 850 SW Symphony Loop, was charged with retail theft. She was booked into the Columbia County Detention Facility in lieu of $1,000 bond. According to a Lake City Police Department report, the loss prevention representative at JC Penney, 2469 W U.S. Highway 90, told police that on May 8, Lentini took the $160 gift card when a couple came into the store to exchange wedding rings they had purchased. On the following day Lentini reportedly made a $101 purchase on the same card, police were told. Lentini was read her constitutional rights and given the option of writing a sworn statement about the incident, but she refused. STORMS: Plans tested Continued From Page 1Aundergo formal training on June 5 and minimum base-lines are being established for every employee at the Emergency Operations Center. Columbia County Sheriff Mark Hunter and Tomi Brown, assistant supervisor of elections, also attended the meeting. Hunter helped explain how the emergency center operates. In the emergency operations headquarters, a table stretches the length of the room. Around the table, there are stations with telephones and computer monitors. During a disas-ter, the emergency center has law enforcement, elect-ed officials, volunteers and emergency operations staff working to react to the situ-ation. Other elected officials and county staff attended the two other meetings Wednesday. Columbia County Clerk of the Courts P. DeWitt Cason was at the first Wednesday meeting. He said he has been pushing for formal training sessions for the past couple years. Its extremely important for (emergency services) and for the community, he said. Cason said he encourages his staff to attend any training that is offered at the operations center. During disasters, Cason volunteers to man a phone at the cit-izens information center, where accurate information is provided to the public during a storm event or disaster. He said he doesnt identify himself. But you would be surprised at how many rec-ognize my voice, he said. As far as the information center, any citizen can vol-unteer for the that. Cason said anyone who would like to volun-teer at the information center should contact the Emergency Operations Center to be put on the list for training. Its well worthwhile, he said. Its very rewarding. During an emergency, the public can contact the information center at (386) 719-7530. Morgan said the operations center will hold a training session for volun-teers on June 5. GUN: Man charged in fatal accidental shooting Continued From Page 1ANorman was Jarvins moth-ers sisters boyfriend. Both the mother and her sister were not at home when the shooting occured. The 4-year-old was Jarvins cousin, Lee said, and the other children were a combination of the mothers children and her sisters children. Neighbors said that Jarvins mother was in White Springs on Mothers Day, the day of the shoot-ing, visiting her sick mother. On May 12, Norman was watching the children at 443 NW Bascom Norris Drive Apt. 202, according to the release. He told police he felt the apartment complex was unsafe and brought the gun as a precaution, the release said. Norman told police he left the gun on a kitchen table before going to sleep at 3 a.m. on May 12. He woke to the sound of gun-fire about 8 a.m. and rushed to the living room where he saw a 2-year-old girl and a 4-year-old girl, the release said. Jessica Queen, a neighbor, also heard the shot and called police, the report said. Queen saw Norman leave the apartment screaming for help moments after the gunshot, the report said. She said Norman kept repeating Im gonna go to prison for this. Im going to go to prison for this, the release said. Investigators interviewed the 2-year-old and the 4-year-old. They deter-mined the 4-year-old girl woke up and saw the 2-year-old girl playing with the handgun. Both children then started to handle the gun, the report said. While they played with the gun, it fired and shot Jarvis in the neck, the report said. The 4-year-old girl had injuries to her face from the recoil of the 9mm handgun, the report said. Norman told police he bought the gun from a man in White Springs off the street. Norman is a con-victed felon, which makes it illegal for him to own a gun, the release said. Also, the serial numbers were altered on the handgun, police said. The Jacksonville Sheriffs Office website shows two felony drug arrests for a Michael S. Norman with the same date of birth as the man charged by Lake City police. However, the Department of Corrections does not list any convictions for a Michael S. Norman. The charges were filed with the Third Circuit State Attorneys Office, and LCPD was waiting for an arrest warrant for Norman, the release said. As of press time, Norman was not in police custody. Our investigators have worked diligently this past week in ensuring to help paint a clear picture of the events that caused this to happen, Police Chief Argatha Gilmore said in the release. It is truly a sad time in Lake City that this innocent child has lost his life due to the entire circumstances sur-rounding the manner in which this child was taken from our community. Our prayers and thoughts continue to be with the family.Tip-A-Cop fundraiser successfulStore employee faces charge of retail theft
By ANDREW SELIGMAN Associated Press CHICAGO Brian Urlacher wasnt sure how dominant he could be any longer, so hes calling it a career after 13 seasons with the Chicago Bears. And what a career it was: Eight Pro Bowl seasons; Defensive Player of the Year in 2005 A trip to the Super Bowl as 2006 NFC champion. And now, its over. The eight-time Pro Bowler announced his retirement through social media accounts Wednesday. After spending a lot of time this spring thinking about my NFL future, I have made a decision to retire, Urlacher said in a statement. Although I could continue playing, Im not sure I would bring a level of performance or passion thats up to my standards. When consid ering this, along with the fact that I could retire after a 13-year career wearing only one jersey for such a storied franchise, my deci sion became pretty clear. I want to thank all of the people in my life that have helped me along the way. I will miss my team mates, my coaches and the great Bears fans. Im proud to say that I gave all of you everything I had every time I took the field. I will miss this great game, but I leave it with no regrets. Urlacher was the face of the Bears, and he ranks among the best middle linebackers to suit up for a franchise with an impres sive list that includes Hall of Famers Bill George, Dick Butkus and Mike Singletary. In the pantheon of Bears, Brian has earned his place alongside Halas, Grange, Nagurski, Ditka, Payton and yes, Bill George, Butkus and Singletary, Bears chairman George McCaskey said. We congratulate Brian on a brilliant career and he will continue to be a welcomed member of the Bears Family in retirement. Added receiver Earl Bennett on Twitter: Great player... Great teammate... Awesome person!!!! In March, Urlacher and the Bears were unable to reach a contract agree ment and he became a free agent. He started 180 games from 2000-2012, and made a team-record 1,779 tack les. He has 41 1 2 22 intercep tions, 16 fumble recoveries and 11 forced fumbles. Last year, he was slowed by a knee problem and then missed the final four games with a hamstring injury. Urlacher had posted pic tures on Twitter indicating he was working his way back into shape before the split with the Bears. But when they announced he would not be back, it was hardly a surprise. Urlacher told the teams flagship radio station at the time that he was not shocked and the offer he received was more like an ultimatum in which they were telling him, Sign this contract or we are going to move on. The split with Urlacher was just one of many moves in a busy offseason for the Bears. They fired coach Lovie Smith after a second straight late collapse left them out of the playoffs for the fifth time in six years, despite 10 wins. They replaced him with the offensive-minded Marc Trestman, hoping he could get the most out of quar terback Jay Cutler, and revamped their offensive line. On defense, the only starting linebacker return ing is Lance Briggs. Lake City Reporter SPORTS Thursday, May 23, 2013 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B Story ideas? Contact Tim Kirby Sports Editor 754-0421 firstname.lastname@example.org 1BSPORTS TM Where you get the Best for Less! Lake City Commons Center (Next to Publix) 752-3733 FREE GLASSES Buy one pair of glasses at regular price & receive a FREE PAIR OF GLASSES Some Restrictions Apply. Coupon Required. Expires May 31, 2013 1 Pair Eyeglasses Some Restrictions Apply. Coupon Required. Expires May 31, 2013 $ 99 NOW Includes lenses & frames. Ask About CareCredit *Credit approval required.* See store for details. CONTACTS EYE EXAMS By Independent Optometrist Its not about light or dark. Its about everything in-between. ADAPTIVE LENSES # 44 NOW HAS Non-Ethanol Plus Gasoline INTENDED USES: *Boats & Water Crafts *Collectable Vehicles *Off-Road Vehicles *Motorcycles *Small Engines Branford Highway & Market Road Lake City Limited Time Offer! Free 20lb Bag of Ice with 10 Gallon Purchase of Non-Ethanol PLUS Gasoline Only! Eight-time Pro Bowl pick ends 13-year career. Bears LB Brian Urlacher announces his retirement Williams reflects on championship BRANDON FINLEY /Lake City Reporter Columbia High head coach Jimmy Williams congratulates Lacey King during a playoff game. CHS coach says award is about team, not him By BRANDON FINLEY email@example.com Columbia High head coach Jimmy Williams said after winning the Class 6A State Championship that he finally felt validated as a head coach. He received the icing on the cake by being named the Class 6A Coach of the Year by the Florida Dairy Farmers Association. For a coach with over 100 career wins in eight seasons as the Lady Tigers head coach, you wouldnt think that a championship was needed for Williams to feel like hes a good coach. Williams said he first started thinking about what it would mean to win a championship the night the Lady Tigers game was suspended with Columbia up 3-0 after the third inning of the championship game against Pembroke Pines Charter School. I thought last night about all the great coaches that havent won a champi onship, Williams said after winning the championship, 6-2, on May 12. For Williams it was the exclamation point to an already excellent coaching career. It felt good, Williams said. It kind of put a stamp on it. I always thought if I could just develop the play ers, I was doing good. But Williams knew that a state championship wasnt his to share in the glory alone. He was sure to thank his assistant coaches (Mitch Shoup and Greg Sund) and players. We had a meeting at the first of the year and we talk ed about how anything we do is a privilege, because its doing something for the team, Williams said. We tried to learn what talent everyone had and find a way for it to work for us. The lineup changed all year and we always went with the hot hand. There was strategy to how we built the lineup. Even in the champi onship game, everyone was able to play. But even after feeling validated, Williams added another accomplishment to his bookshelf with the Class 6A Coach of the Year Award. To me it was something I felt like would eventually happen, but I wasnt sure when, Williams said. I knew that we had the tal ent to put us in the situa tion with such a great team. It feels wonderful. It says that were doing something right. Its not just about me though. Its about the coaches, the parents that put time in during the sum mer and its really the hard work of a lot of people. Williams said its an award everyone can be proud of. Its for the whole com munity to share in this glorious achievement, he said. To me, its just overwhelming. Williams said the CHS softball banquet is open to the public for a $15 charge with the proceeds going towards buying state cham pionship rings. The banquet is May 30.
SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today AUTO RACING 8 a.m. NBCSN Formula One, practice for Monaco Grand Prix 1 p.m. SPEED NASCAR, Nationwide Series, practice for History 300, at Concord, N.C. 3:30 p.m. SPEED NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for Coca-Cola 600, at Concord, N.C. 5 p.m. SPEED NASCAR, Nationwide Series, practice for History 300, at Concord, N.C. 7 p.m. SPEED NASCAR, Sprint Cup, pole qualifying for Coca-Cola 600, at Concord, N.C. COLLEGE SOFTBALL 7 p.m. ESPN NCAA Division I playoffs, super regionals, game 1, Texas A&M at Oklahoma 9 p.m. ESPN NCAA Division I playoffs, super regionals, game 1, Washington at Missouri GOLF 5 a.m. TGC European PGA Tour, PGA Championship, first round, at Surrey, England Noon TGC PGA of America, Senior PGA Championship, first round, at St. Louis 3 p.m. TGC PGA Tour, Crowne Plaza Invitational, first round, at Fort Worth, Texas 6:30 p.m. TGC LPGA, Bahamas Classic, first round, at Paradise Island, Bahamas (same-day tape) MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. MLB Regional coverage, Cleveland at Boston or Minnesota at Detroit NHL HOCKEY 8 p.m. NBCSN Playoffs, conference semifinals, game 4, Chicago at Detroit 10:30 p.m. NBCSN Playoffs, conference semifinals, game 5, San Jose at Los Angeles SOCCER 8:30 p.m. ESPN2 Premier League, exhibition, Chelsea vs. Manchester City, at St. LouisBASKETBALLNBA playoffs CONFERENCE FINALS Tuesday San Antonio 93, Memphis 89, OT, San Antonio leads series 2-0 Wednesday Indiana at Miami, 8:30 p.m. Friday Indiana at Miami, 8:30 p.m. Saturday San Antonio at Memphis, 9 p.m.BASEBALLAL standings East Division W L Pct GB New York 28 17 .622 Boston 27 19 .587 1 12 Baltimore 24 21 .533 4Tampa Bay 24 21 .533 4 Toronto 18 27 .400 10 Central Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 26 18 .591 Detroit 24 19 .558 1 12 Kansas City 21 21 .500 4 Chicago 21 23 .477 5Minnesota 18 24 .429 7 West Division W L Pct GB Texas 29 17 .630 Oakland 25 22 .532 4 12 Seattle 20 26 .435 9 Los Angeles 18 27 .400 10 12 Houston 13 33 .283 16 Todays Games Minnesota (Worley 1-4) at Atlanta (Maholm 5-4), 12:10 p.m. Oakland (Parker 2-5) at Texas (Wolf 0-0), 2:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Hellickson 2-2) at Toronto (Buehrle 1-3), 4:37 p.m. Detroit (Verlander 4-4) at Cleveland (U.Jimenez 3-2), 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Kuroda 6-2) at Baltimore (Hammel 5-2), 7:05 p.m. Seattle (Maurer 2-5) at L.A. Angels (C.Wilson 3-3), 7:05 p.m. Boston (Buchholz 6-0) at Chicago White Sox (H.Santiago 1-2), 8:10 p.m. Kansas City (Shields 2-4) at Houston (Lyles 1-1), 8:10 p.m. Thursdays Games Baltimore (Gausman 0-0) at Toronto (Morrow 1-3), 7:07 p.m. Minnesota (Diamond 3-4) at Detroit (Porcello 2-2), 7:08 p.m. Cleveland (McAllister 3-3) at Boston (Dempster 2-4), 7:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (Blanton 0-7) at Kansas City (E.Santana 3-3), 8:10 p.m.NL standings East Division W L Pct GB Atlanta 27 18 .600 Washington 23 23 .500 4 12 Philadelphia 22 24 .478 5 12 New York 17 26 .395 9 Miami 13 33 .283 14 12 Central Division W L Pct GB St. Louis 29 16 .644 Cincinnati 28 18 .609 1 12 Pittsburgh 27 18 .600 2 Chicago 18 26 .409 10 12 Milwaukee 18 26 .409 10 12 West Division W L Pct GB Arizona 26 20 .565 San Francisco 26 20 .565 Colorado 25 21 .543 1 San Diego 21 24 .467 4 12 Los Angeles 18 26 .409 7 Todays Games Minnesota (Worley 1-4) at Atlanta (Maholm 5-4), 12:10 p.m. Cincinnati (Latos 4-0) at N.Y. Mets (Harvey 5-0), 1:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Ryu 4-2) at Milwaukee (W.Peralta 3-4), 1:10 p.m. Arizona (Cahill 3-4) at Colorado (J.De La Rosa 5-3), 3:10 p.m. Washington (G.Gonzalez 3-2) at San Francisco (Bumgarner 4-2), 3:45 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Samardzija 2-5) at Pittsburgh (Liriano 2-0), 7:05 p.m. Philadelphia (Lee 4-2) at Miami (Slowey 1-4), 7:10 p.m. St. Louis (Lyons 0-0) at San Diego (B.Smith 0-0), 10:10 p.m. Thursdays Game Chicago Cubs (E.Jackson 1-6) at Pittsburgh (J.Gomez 2-0), 12:35 p.m.SOFTBALLSuper regionals (Best of 3) Today Texas A&M (42-16) vs. Oklahoma (50-4), 7 p.m. Washington (41-15) vs. Missouri (38-12), 9 p.m. Friday Louisiana-Lafayette (46-13) vs. Michigan (48-10), 2 p.m. Alabama (45-13) vs. Tennessee (4710), 7 p.m. Florida State (33-25) vs. Texas (47-8), 8 p.m. Saturday UAB (40-17) vs. Florida (55-7), 1 p.m. Nebraska (43-13) vs. Oregon (49-9), 8 p.m. Kentucky (41-19) vs. Arizona State (48-10), 10 p.m. AUTO RACINGRace week IZOD INDYCAR INDIANAPOLIS 500 Site: Indianapolis.Schedule: Friday, Carb Day, including Firestone Freedom 100 Indy Lights race (NBC Sports Network, 11 a.m.4 p.m.); Sunday, race, noon (ABC, 11 a.m.3:30 p.m.). Track: Indianapolis Motor Speedway (oval, 2.5 miles). Race distance: 500 miles, 200 laps.Next races: Chevrolet Indy Dual, June 1 and 2, The Raceway at Belle Isle Park, Detroit. Online: http:// www.indycar.com NASCAR COCA-COLA 600 Site: Concord, N.C.Schedule: Today, practice (Speed, 3:305 p.m.), qualifying (Speed, 7-8:30 p.m.); Saturday, practice (Speed, 10-11 a.m., 1-2 p.m.); Sunday, race, 6 p.m. (FOX, 5:30-10:30 p.m.). Track: Charlotte Motor Speedway (oval, 1.5 miles). Race distance: 600 miles, 400 laps.Next race: FedEx 400, June 2, Dover International Speedway, Dover, Del. Online: http:// www.nascar.com NATIONWIDE HISTORY 300 Site: Concord, N.C.Schedule: Today, practice (Speed, 1-3:30 p.m., 5-6:30 p.m.); Saturday, qualifying (ESPN2, 11 a.m.-noon), race, 2:45 p.m. (ABC, 2:30-5:30 p.m.). Track: Charlotte Motor Speedway (oval, 1.5 miles). Race distance: 300 miles, 200 laps.Next race: 5-Hour Energy 200, June 1, Dover International Speedway, Dover, Del. CAMPING WORLD TRUCK Next race: Lucas Oil 200, May 31, Dover International Speedway, Dover, Del. Last week: Kyle Busch won at Charlotte Motor Speedway for his 31st career Truck Series win and fifth at the track. Brendan Gaughan was second. FORMULA ONE MONACO GRAND PRIX Site: Monte Carlo, Monaco.Schedule: Today (NBC Sports Network, 8-9:30 a.m.); Friday, practice (NBC Sports Network, 1:30-3 a.m.; Saturday, prac-tice, qualifying (NBC Sports Network, 8-9:30 a.m.); Sunday, race, 8 a.m. (NBC, 7:30-10 a.m.; NBC Sports Network, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.). Track: Circuit de Monaco (street course, 2.075 miles). Race distance: 161.9 miles, 78 laps.Next race: Canadian Grand Prix, June 9, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal. Online: http:// www.formula1.com NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING Next event: NHRA Summernationals, May 30-June 2, Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, Englishtown, N.J. Last week: Johnny Gray won the Kansas Nationals for his third Funny Car victory of the season. 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NR Gigolos (N) The Borgias COURTESYLightning strikes for stateThe Lake City Lightning travel baseball team is Northeast Florida State Champions for the 9U AA Divison after winning the tournament in Lake City o ver the weekend. On Saturday, the Lightning defeated the Rebels, 12-8, but lost their second g ame to the CBC Riverhawks, 8-7. The Lightning swept their games on Sunday: 13-2 over the Suwannee Diamond Dogs, 10-2 over PVAA Thunder and 14-8 over Elite Pro Ball Academ y from Newberry in the final. Team members are (front row, from left) batboy Tucker Floyd and Ty Floyd. Second row (from left) are Ty Jackson, Zach Shaw, Mason Gray and Josh Fernald. Third row (from left) are Kade Jackson, Ty Folsom, Austin McInnis, Truitt Todd and Si d Parris. Back row coaches (from left) are Kevin Jackson holding Knox, Brandon Fern ald, Kevin Gray and Keith Jackson. Jaworski is serious about Tebow in AFLBy DAN GELSTONAssociated PressPHILADELPHIA Could it be Tebow Time in the Arena Football League? Philadelphia Soul part owner Ron Jaworski said on Wednesday he was serious about his offer to former New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow to join the AFL team. Jaworski, a former Philadelphia Eagles quar-terback, reached out to Tebow a day after the Jets released him in April. Jaworski has yet to hear from Tebow, but expects to eventually. I love the guy, Jaworski said. I want him here just for his leadership. Tebow was brought to New York to be a dynam-ic addition to the offense, a complement to Mark Sanchez and a merchan-dising touchdown for the Jets. Instead, he attempt-ed just eight passes for 39 yards and rushed 32 times for 102 yards and no touchdowns. I know Tims in a funk right now, Jaworski said. But I think hes got to have a career path. Whats he going to do to get back? Its a path that could go through Philadelphia. The Orlando Predators have also expressed interest in Tebow. Tebow is currently a free agent and hasnt garnered interest from NFL teams since being cut. Agent Jimmy Sexton did not immediately return a call for comment. Tebows inaccurate passing, in addition to the relentless media atten-tion he draws, makes him a risky acquisition for any NFL team. The Jets acquired Tebow for a fourth-round draft pick and $1.5 mil-lion in salary, and he was expected to be a vital part of New Yorks offense. Yeguete has knee surgeryAssociated PressGAINESVILLE Florida forward Will Yeguete is recovering from another knee surgery. Yeguete had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Wednesday, his second in the last four months. Both were to clear out loose bodies. The school says Yeguetes recovery will take about four months, meaning he should be cleared by the time preseason practice begins in October. Yeguete had the same knee scoped in February after dealing with tendini-tis all season. He missed six games following that surgery, and then had swelling after the Gators beat Minnesota to advance to the round of 16 in the NCAA tournament.
DEAR ABBY: I was surprised to see you equate a concerned grandmothers creative solution to smok-ing with bribery in your Feb. 14 column. The word bribe has a negative connotation. What the grandmother did was offer an incentive, NOT a bribe, that will benefit her grand-children in the long run. I think the woman should be congratulated. Now for a disclaimer: When my daughter was 14, I came up with the same idea in the form of a wager. I bet her that if she could resist peer pressure and not become a smoker by the time she was 21, I would buy her the dress of her dreams. To my delight, she won the bet. By then she was studying to become a marine biolo-gist, so instead of a dress, the money went toward a wetsuit. At 43, shes still a nonsmoker and she has now made that same bet with her children. Its the best money I ever spent. -RETIRED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER DEAR R.C.S.W.: Oh me, oh my, did I get clobbered for my response to that let-ter. Out of the hundreds of letters and emails received, only ONE person agreed with me. The rest were smokin mad. Read on: DEAR ABBY: In my many years as a school psychologist, I have coun-seled hundreds of parents and teachers about deal-ing with behavioral issues in children. I often make the distinction between a bribe and a reward by describing a bribe as something you give someone to do something dishonest, while a reward is given for doing some-thing commendable. What she did was reward their good choice in not devel-oping a potentially fatal habit. -OLD-SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST DEAR ABBY: When you give someone money for something that has already been completed, its a paycheck and not a bribe. It was pointed out to me that few of us would continue to go to work if we werent paid for it, and those grandchildren were being paid for work that was already completed. Its an important distinction that may be helpful for parents and other adults to understand. -FORMER SCHOOL PRINCIPAL DEAR ABBY: I disagree with your answer! What that grandmother did was REWARD her grandchil-dren, not bribe them. A lot of pressure is put on teens, and it takes considerable willpower and maturity to avoid some of these temp-tations. At 16 or 17, none of them can imagine being 60 or 70 with lung disease. Hooray for grandparents who can help them avoid adopting a life-threatening habit in any way they can! -GRANDMOTHER IN IOWA DEAR ABBY: I told my son I would give him $1,000 at the age of 21 if he didnt smoke. It wasnt bribery. It was a great tool to combat peer pressure. Whenever he was offered a cigarette, he could sim-ply say he had a better offer. Not only did it work, the other kids were envi-ous. -MICHIGAN MOM DEAR ABBY: My preteen daughter was devas-tated when her maternal grandfather died from the effects of emphysema. In spite of it, she took up smoking in her teens. By the way, she has now been diagnosed with pre-cancerous cells, but even this hasnt been enough to cause her to quit. -WOULD HAVE DONE ANYTHING DILBERT BABY BLUES HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY ARIES (March 21-April 19): A change in the way you view life and the type of people you want to hang out with will result in per-sonal experimentation, not to mention a life lesson. Proceed with caution and question whatever appears false. Love is on the rise. +++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Dont react quickly if someone asks you for something. Take care of your own interests first. Gather all the information you can and offer solutions that will not stand in the way of your plans. Dont let anyone take advantage of you. +++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Lead with your ideas and present what you want to do. Your insight, charm and vision will attract the attention of someone you least expect. Support will be offered along with demands that must be met. +++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Try something dif-ferent or get involved in an event or activity that is unique or will bring you in contact with people from different backgrounds. Let your intuition guide you and your talents entice extraordinary people to help you advance. +++++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Give and take will help you change your life. Dont let the demands someone tries to put on you stand in your way. A change of loca-tion or finding a lifestyle that suits your skills, tal-ents or personality better should be your goal. ++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Commence doing what you plan to do instead of just talking about it. Dont allow any-one to stand between you and your goals. A love interest is likely to have ulterior motives. Avoid someone demonstrating unpredictable behavior. ++++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Live in the moment. Have some fun, and most of all enjoy the people you are with. Love is highlight-ed, and doing things that boost your confidence or make you feel good about the way you look should be on your agenda. +++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23Nov. 21): Put a little force behind what you want and you will gain respect from your friends and col-leagues. Look at your costs and your budget regarding a work or domestic project you face. An impulsive move will be required if you dont want to miss an opportunity. +++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22Dec. 21): Size up your situ-ation at home and reevalu-ate your relationships with the people you deal with daily. Discuss your plans and youll find out quickly who wants to take part and who doesnt. Love is on the rise. +++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22Jan. 19): Change the way you do things. Updating your methods and your skills will help you stay ahead of any competition you meet along the way. A change in location will result in prospects that are more interesting. ++++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 18): Dont get angry; get busy. You can accom-plish a lot if you make personal changes to your image or your surround-ings. Compliments will fol-low and a romantic devel-opment will spark your interest. Dont be afraid to make the first move. ++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Plan your day care-fully. Putting too much time and effort into a part-nership that isnt built on equality should probably be reconsidered. An invest-ment that ensures the use of your skills should be considered. +++++ 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 Money spent to keep kids from smoking is no bribe 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 THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2013 3B
LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDTHURSDAY, MAY23, 2013 Classified Department: 755-5440 4B LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILACTIONCASE NO.: 12-000143-CAWELLS FARGO BANK, NA,Plaintiff,vs.BRANDI R CHESHIRE., et al,Defendant(s).NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANTTO CHAPTER 45NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN Pur-suant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo-sure dated May 6, 2013, and entered in Case No. 12-00143-CAof the Cir-cuit Court of the Third Judicial Cir-cuit in and for Columbia County, Florida in which Wells Fargo Bank, NA, is the Plaintiff and Brandi R. Chesire, Dale E. Chesire, are defend-ants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the third floor of the Columbia County Court-house at 173 N.E Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32055, Columbia County, Florida at 11:00 AM on the 3rd day of July, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure:LOT15, BLOCK A, SUWANNEE HILLS, ACCORDING TO THE MAPOR PLATTHEREOF AS RE-CORDED IN PLATBOOK 5, PAGE 70, 70A, AND 70B OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUM-BIACOUNTY, FLORIDA. TO-GETHER WITH AMOBILE HOME AS APERMANENTFIX-TURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO, DESCRIBED AS: A2004 DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME BEARING IDENTIFICA-TION NUMBER(S) FLHML2F157427406AAND FLHML2F157427406B TITLE NUMBER(S) 0091627922 AND 0091627976A/K/A417 NWSUGARCANE PLACE, LAKE CITY, FL32055-5485Any 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 60 days after the sale.Dated in Columbia County, Florida this 16th day of April, 2013.Clerk of the Circuit CourtColumbia County, FloridaBy: /s/ B. ScippioDeputy ClerkSEALIf you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed-ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assis-tance. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation in order to participate should call Jacquetta Bradley, ADACoordinator, Third Judicial Circuit, P.O. Box 1569, Lake City, Florida, at (386) 719-7428 within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if your voice impaired, call (800) 955-8770. To file response please contact Columbia County Clerk of Court, 173 NE Hernando Ave., Lake City, FL32056-2069; Fax (386) 758-1337. 05538510May 16, 23, 2013 NOTICE OFPUBLIC SALE: AUTO EMPORIUM OF LAKE CITYINC. gives Notice of Foreclo-sure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 05/23/2013, 10:00 am at 2832 SWMAIN BLVD, LAKE CITY, FL32025, pursuant to subsec-tion 713.78 of the Florida Statues. AUTO EMPORIUM OF LAKE CITYINC. reserves the right to ac-cept or reject any and/or all bids.3B7HF13Y5VG7400871997 DODGE05538954MAY23, 2013 IN THECIRCUITCOURTFOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAPROBATE DIVISIONFile No. 2013-117-CPIN RE: ESTATE OF REXINE EMMAGRAYDeceased.NOTICE TO CREDITORSThe administration of the estate of Rexine Emma Gray, deceased, whose date of death was March 1, 2013, and the last four digits of whose social security number are 2792, 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. LegalALLCLAIMS 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 May 16, 2013.Personal Representative:/s/ Kathleen NortonKathleen Norton567 SE Avalon Ave.Lake City, FL32025Attorney for Personal Representa-tive:/s/ John E. NorrisJohn E. NorrisAttorney for Kathleen NortonFlorida Bar Number: 058998Norris & Norris, P.A.253 NWMain BlvdLake City, FL32055Telephone: (386) 752-7240Fax: (386) 752-1577E-Mail:firstname.lastname@example.orgMay 16, 23, 2013 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILDIVISIONCASE No.: 12-2012-CA-000446FIRSTFEDERALSAVINGS BANK OF FLORIDA.,Plaintiff,vs.ROCKYJ. YARBROUGH ,SR. A/K/AROCKYJ. YARBROUGH, LINDAS. YARBROUGH A/K/ALINDASUE YARBROUGH, FIRSTFEDERALSAVINGS BANK OF FLORIDA, AND UN-KNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS;Defendants.NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo-sure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on May 9, 2013, in the Circuit Court of Columbia County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Colum-bia County, Florida described as:COMMENCE ATTHE POINTOF INTERSECTION O THE NORTH LINE OF THE NE 1/4 OF THE SW1/4, SECTION 20, TOWNSHIP3 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, AND THE WESTLINE OF DOUBLE RUN ROAD AND RUN THENCE SOUTHWESTERLYALONG THE WESTSIDE OF SAID DOUBLE RUN ROAD 268.6 FEET; RUN THENCE WEST542 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 100 FEETFOR POINTOF BEGINNING; RUN THENCE WEST200 FEET; RUN THENCE SOUTH PARALLELWITH THE WESTLINE OF SAID NE 1/2 OF SW1/4, 200.00 FEET; RUN THENCE EASTERLY200 FEET; RUN THENCE NORTH-WESTERLY200.00 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGINNING; SAID PROPERTYBEING ALSO DE-SCRIBED AS LOTS 11 AND 12, BICKLES SURVEY, APRIVATE PLATOF APORTION OF THE NE 1/4 OF THE SW1/4, SECTION 20, TOGETHER 3 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST.TOGETHER WITH THATCER-TAIN 1995 GENERALLEASING CO. MOBILE HOME, VIN(S) GMHGA136943687A& GMHGA136943687Band commonly known as: 224 NE BICKELDR., LAKE CITY, FL32055; including the building, appur-tenances, and fixtures located there-in, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, ATTHE CO-LUMBIACOUNTYCOURT-HOUSE, 173 NE HERNANDO AVENUE, LAKE CITY, FLORIDAON 6/26/13 AT11:00 A.M. LegalAny person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.Dated this 14th day of May, 2013.Dewitt CasonClerk of said Circuit CourtBy: /s/ B. ScippioAs Deputy ClerkSEAL05538964May 23, 30, 2013 IN THECIRCUITCOURTFOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA.Probate DivisionFile No. 13-122-CPIN RE: ESTATE OF KURTE. RUP-PERT, JR,Deceased.NOTICE 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 KURTE. RUPPERT, JR., deceased, File No. 13-122-CP, by the Circuit Court for Columbia County, Florida, Pro-bate Division, the address of which is 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, FL32055; that the total cash value of the estate is $12,304.47 and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order areNAMEKurt E. Ruppert, SR. and Mary P. RuppertADDRESS490 NWMadison St, Lake City, FL32025ALLINTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT:All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or de-mands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is served within three months after the date of the first publication of this notice must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTYDAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or de-mands against the estate of the dece-dent must file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.The date of the first publication of this Notice is May 16, 2013.Person Giving Notice:/s/ Mary P. RuppertMary P. Ruppert490 NWMadison StreetLake City, FL32025Attorney for Person Giving Notice/s/ Terry McDavidTERRYMCDAVIDPost Office Box 1328Lake City, FL32056-1328Telephone: (386) 752-1896Florida Bar No. 05245405538861May 16, 23, 2013 060Services Lynns Pet Grooming now open. $25-$35 by appt. Owner may stay w/ pet during groom. Most small breeds. Takes 1-1.5hrs. 288-5966 Tractor for parcel/acre mowing. $15.00 per acre with no minimum. $10.00 trip charge. Free estimates. (904) 651-0016 100Job Opportunities05538888NOWHIRING Managers & Assistant Managers, High Springs fruit & gift stores. Benefits avail: health, dental, & vacation Apply in person: Florida Citrus Center(Chevron) 18603 NWCR 236, High Springs (exit 404 & I-75) 05538943Assistant Academic Advisor Floridas oldest Catholic education institution in the Benedictine tradition, currently enrolls more than 15,000 students in 19 regional centers throughout Florida, the Southeastern United States and through our Center for Online Learning. University Campus is located approximately 20 miles north of Tampa, Florida. The admissions department is currently seeking an Assistant Academic Advisor at our Lake City Center, located in Lake City, Florida. The Assistant Academic Advisor will recruit, followup and facilitate the admission and academic advising of students to Saint Leo University. this position focuses on attracting prospective students, admissions and assisting students through graduation. The successful candidate will have a Bachelors degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Previous administrative experience is required. For additional information and application instructions, please visit our website: www.saintleo.edu/jobs Saint Leo University is an equal opportunity employer. Catholics, women and minorities are encouraged to apply. BARTENDER NEEDED Experienced & Dependable, Must have your own phone & car. 386-752-2412 100Job Opportunities05539016Welder/ Steel Fabricator Immediately job opening. Mig Welding experience 5 yrs minimum, to include Stainless layout and fabrication. Benefit package: Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays. Some hand tools required. Please apply in person at Marlow-HunterLLC on Highway 441 in Alachua Account Professional Needed Immediately, full time GLReconc. & Job Cost accounting exp preferred. Call for an appt. 386-462-2047 Email Resume email@example.comEEO DFWP Columbia Grain Scale House Operator Duties will include weighing and loading trucks as well as assisting with Feed Mill operations as needed. Experience with commercial trucks and scales preferred. Applications are available at: Columbia Grain & Ingredients, Inc. 3830 NWBrown Road, Lake City, FL32094 Experienced Plumbing Service Tech. Valid drivers license a must. Contact 386-243-8397 for more information Local Trucking Job: 30 yr Family owned company seeking quality drivers. Home daily, 401k, Blue cross health ins, company pd life ins, driver referral bonus, shuttle pay + many extras. Approximately 2100 miles/wk. Pay depends on experience/ safety record.Class A with hazmat Call us today 1-800-842-0195 or 217-536-9101 ask for Doug MECHANIC NEEDED with tools and experience. Southern Specialized Truck & Trailer. 386-752-9754 Musgrove Construction, Inc. has an immediate opening for Diesel Mechanic. Must have own hand tools and a clean Class A CDL, hydraulic experience and welding helpful. Drug free workplace. Call Jesse at 386-364-2941 or come by office on Hwy 90, Live Oak for more info. 100Job OpportunitiesNeed Class "A" CDLdrivers, ($14.00/hr) to start, Delivering produce in the local area. 2 yrs. min. exp. in a Tractor/Trailer. Must have Reasonable 7 yr MVR, and be proficient at maintaining logs. Must be able to lift up to 70 lbs and be able to stand, bend, stoop and able to push or pull a loaded pallet jack. Benefits include 401-K, Profit Sharing, Medical & Dental.Must live in or around the Starke area. Contact J. Tucker @ 386-628-7353 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional info. P/U applications at 2222 N. Temple Ave, Unit 4 Any day till to 12:00pm Oldcastle Southern Group is the leading vertical integrated supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mixed concrete, and construction and paving services in the Southeast United States.CDL-Asphalt Distributor Operator ID# 33845Asphalt Milling Machine Operator ID# 34614Finish MotorGrader Operator ID# 33894 Qualified applicants must pass required backgAround and Physical/drug screen. Please apply online at: www.oldcastlematerials.com/ careers/search for current jobs and reference ID# listed above. Oldcastle Southern Group is an EEO Employer Real Estate Assistant wanted for Agent. Real estate experience a must. Fax resume to 386-758-8920 or email email@example.com SALESPERSON NEEDED Guaranteed Salary Plus Commission. Send Resume to Greg@factoryexpohomes.com 755-5440Toplace your classified ad call REPORTER Classifieds In Print and On Linewww.lakecityreporter.com
LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDTHURSDAY, MAY23, 2013 5B Classified Department: 755-5440 120Medical EmploymentBilling Clerk Suwannee Valley Nursing Center This job has been reposted. It is now open for application or reapplication. Competitive salary/ Great benefits. Experience billing private insurance/Medicare/ Medicaid andBookkeeping receives priority. ContactDanny Williamson, Administrator 386-792-7161 or Shrea McCoy, Human Resources386-792-7158 Medical Office looking for full time employee in Optical Office. Experience preferred but not required. Will train. Send resume to 763 SWMain Blvd. Lake City, FL32025 P/TLab Tech/Supervisor needed for medical practice in North Florida area. Excellent compensation for contract basis. Must have current FLlicense. Email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. 240Schools & Education05537693Interested in a Medical Career?Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp Nursing Assistant, $479next class5/20/2013 Phlebotomy national certifica-tion, $800 next class6/03/2013 LPN 9/16/2013 Fees incl. books, supplies, exam fees. Call 386-755-4401 or expresstrainingservices.com 310Pets & Supplies FREE to good home Male Chihuahua poodle mix. 7 yrs old. Great with kids and other animals. Contact 386-292-3013 KITTENS FREE to good home, 12 wks & 8 wks., 3 bob tailed Contact 386-243-8577 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. 407Computers Complete Dell Desktop $80.00 386-755-9984 or 386-292-2170 408Furniture Glass and Metal Table With Four (4) Wicker Back Chairs. $400 Contact 386-754-2888, 410Lawn & Garden Equipment38 SNAPPER rear engine, riding mower, hydro drive. $450.00 Contact 386-754-2888 430Garage Sales BYRDS STORE CR 49. May 24th, 25th, 26th, (8-4). 247-240R CR 49R, 247 Beachville. CR 49N, 252 Pinemount Rd CR 49L. Lots of antiques, new items inside, outside if no Rain watch for signs. Large Sale, Fri & Sat 7:30 2pm. No EarlySales. Snapper 38 rear engine hydro drive mower, dinning room table w/ wicker chairs. Lots of tools, kitchen, clothes & other misc items. 273 NW Charlotte Gln, Emerald Lake S/D. PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. 440Miscellaneous Eight Piece Modern Dinner Set $100.00 Contact 386-754-2888 Electric Garage Door 16x7 solid brown in color. Great Condition w/ 1 remote $500 OBO. Call 386-365-3271 WHIRLPOOLSTACKED W/D 7 yrs old, Excellent Condition Available 5/27 $500 obo Contact 352-516-0634 610Mobile Home Lots forRentNEWER 2/2. Super clean on 1 ac North by distribution center. Perfect for Target employee. $550. mo Call for details. 386-867-9231 630Mobile Homes forRent2/1 w/ Screened porch, Lg. lot, in very nice, clean, well maintained, safe, small park, no pets, really nice place to live, with long term tenants, $485 mo., $485 sec. dep. 386-719-9169 or 386-965-3003. 2bd/1ba Country setting, Branford area. $500 mth plus Security 386-590-0642 or 386-867-1833www.suwanneevalleyproperties.com 3BR/2BADWMH on 1 acre private lot, 1st+last+dep required located in Ellisville. No pets. Contact 352-870-5144 640Mobile Homes forSale3BD/1.5BAwith an enormous fenced back yard & screened in porch. Minutes from town. Remax Professionals Jo Lytte 386-3652821 MLS 83508 $89,900 640Mobile Homes forSale(3) New 28x48 Horse Farm Cancelations being sold Under Wholesale Cost. $31,995 NO Dealers Please Home Only Price. Can Be seen at North Point Homes 4545 NW13th St., Gainesville, FL352-872-5566 2013 DOUBLEWIDE $33,995 inc. set-up, trim-out & A/C Call 386-288-8379. Dispaly Model Sale! Several 2012 and 2013 Models are ready to be sold to make room for the 2014 Models! Great Discounts on Select Jacobsen Models. Free approval by phone until 9 PM. North Pointe Homes, 441 N Gainesville. 352-872-5566 Late Model Repo's We have several late model Used and Repo Homes to pick from. North Pointe Homes, Gainesville, FL352-872-5566 Palm Harbor 4/2 $499/Month http://www.palmharbor.com/ model-center/plantcity/ John Lyons 800-622-2832 ext 210 Spacious home in Dowling park, Solar screen open patio, New metal roof & New carpet. MLS #82902. $144,900 Accredited Real Estate Mike Foster 288-3596 4BD/2BAon 1 acre with 2 living areas. Country home close in. screened porch & deck. Remax Professionals Jo Lytte 386-3652821 MLS 81745 $84,900 3/2 Mobile Home on 1/2 ac. Needs TLC, great investment, located in Glenn St. Mary. MLS# 82570, Results Realty $49,000. Brittany Stoeckert 386-397-3473 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. WANTED CASH PAID for your Mobile Home, Singlewide or Doublewide flood homes welcome. Call 386-288-8379 650Mobile Home & LandPrice just reduced! New MH w/ huge barn/workshop on 1+ acre. Master has walk in closet. MLS #82586. $68,900 Accredited Real Estate Mike Foster 288-3596 02 DWMH, 1 ac fenced back yard, Hidden Acres S/D. 4/2 + bonus rm w/ wet bar. Front & Rear covered decks. Lrg barn, paved drive into carport w/ locked workshop $73, 000. Call 386-719-9742 Great Buy! 3br/2ba immaculate MH on 5 beautiful acres. Pole barn, workshop, fire place $105,000 GingerParker 386365-2135 Hallmark Real Estate Jackie Taylor& Associates 3/2 brick home on .72 acres. Nice family & kitchen. Close to town. MLS #83189 $147,000 386-590-3013 Becky Justice Jackie Taylor& Associates 3/2 2 acres w/ in ground pool and screen enclosure. Lots of storage space. MLS #81368 $171,000 386-590-3013 Becky Justice Jackie Taylor& Associates 2003 5/3 on 5 acres with front and rear covered porch. two car covered carport MLS #83464 $249,000 386-590-3013 Becky Justice Nice mini farm on 2 Ac. fenced and cross fenced w/water for livestock. 2B/2B. MLS# 82569, Results Realty $41,000. Brittany Stoeckert 386-397-3473 24 acres older 3/2 DWMH, front porch full length of MH, open floor plan. (needs TLC) $99,000 Nelda Hatcher 386-688-8067 Poole Realty MLS#82998 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent 05538497 $89 Deposit Pools, B-ball, gym & more! *FREE afterschool programWindsong Apts386-758-8455 ALandlord You Can Love! 2 br Apts $600. & up + sec. Great area. CH/Awasher/dryer hookups. 386-758-9351 or 352-208-2421 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 $500 month & $500 deposit. No pets. 386-697-4814 Great area West of I-75, deluxe 2br apts, some w/garage. W/D hookups & patio. $700-$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 Newly remodeled 1bd/1ba & 2bd/1ba Call fordetails 386-867-9231 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 ForRent1bd/1ba CR 240, Huge w/in closet. New appliances. W/D, Satellite, & Utilities incl. $650 mth 386-984-7576 2BD /1.5BA Country, South of Lake City, private river access. w/boat ramp, 2 garages, clean, $590 mo. + sec. 386-590-0642 3 BR/2 BA, 2,400 sq. ft., 290 SW Leisure Dr., Quail Heights, $1,200 mo. plus $1,000 sec. 386-752-6062 4BR/1BABRICK home. Azalea Park. $750 mth, 1st, last & Security 386-397-2619 or 386-365-1243 Modern New Home3BR/2BA, 2 car garage, on 2 ac, 2,500sqft Fort White 3 Rivers Estates $975 mo 1st+last +sec. Call 305-345-9907. 740Furnished Homes forRentBrick home Quiet neighborhood. 2 bedroom, very nice and clean. 1 Yr lease required. No Pets. $950/mth. Call 965-0763 750Business & Office Rentals05538609'%$%%$ #!$%"$( r")# #(#$ "& r %$"$'""( $"$r$( rnn Medical, Retail and Professional Office space on East Baya near Old Country Club Rd. Call 386-497-4762 or 386-984-0622 (cell) Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Commercial Lease! 1,800 sqft w/ 3 offices, $775 monthly rent. Mary Brown Whitehusrt 386-965-0887 MLS #83365 Oakbridge Office Complex Professional Office Available 725 SE Baya Dr Call 752-4820 Only $825/mth. Utilities furnished 2128 SWMain, Ste. 101 (386) 752-5035 7 days 7-7 ABar Sales, Inc. 805Lots forSale Nice 5 acre lot located in quiet setting River Rise s/d, Homes only, paved street. $65,000 MLS #76151 Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert386-397-3473 Eastside Village Realty, Inc. MLS #76668 $32,000, Buildable lot for site built homes only. In Forest Country. Call Denise Bose 752-5290 Eastside Village Realty, Inc. MLS #76668 $32,000, Buildable lot for site built homes only. In Forest Country. Call Denise Bose 752-5290 PUBLISHER'S NOTE All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the fair housing act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin; or any intention to make such preference, limitation or discrimination." Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under the age of 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll free at 1-800-669-9777, the toll free telephone number to the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. 810Home forSale RemaxPam Beauchamp 386-303-2505, Sellerwill pay closing! 3BR/2BA, 1662sf .45ac, quiet neighborhood. Nice Kitchen, shed & more. #80447 $144,900 RemaxPam Beauchamp 386-303-2505, Reduced 4br/2ba, 1883sf, .501ac, 2 car carport, screened/carpeted back porch, 2 sheds. #80607 $129,500 RemaxPam Beauchamp 386-303-2505, Reduced. Great gold course home. 3BR/2BA, + den .51ac, Large covered back porch. #81110 $174,000 RemaxPam Beauchamp 386-303-2505, Reduced 3br/2ba, 2428sf, 1.768ac, privacy fenced garden area, dock on lake, beautiful views. #83082 $249,000 RemaxPam Beauchamp 386-303-2505, Plantations Pool Home 3BR/2BA, 1780sf .51ac, French door to pool/lanai, privacy fenced back yard.#83471 $189,000 RemaxPam Beauchamp 386-303-2505, Really Cute 3br/1.5ba, 1331sf, crown molding, newer roof, privacy fenced back yard. #83510 $84,900 218 SWRiverside Ave. MLS 81407. 1 room cabin on Ichnetucknee River w/ screened back porch. Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 $184,900 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 810Home forSale Coldwell BankerBishop Realty 3br/2b home completed in 2011 w/ metal roof. Lots of cabinets & work space. $110,000 Sherry @ 386-365-8414 MLS #81774 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Spacious 5BR/3B home in Hickory Hill S/D! Minutes from town. $175,000 Mary Brown Whitehusrt 386-965-0887 MLS #82546 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty 3br/2b brick home in Stonehenge. New wood laminate. Large back yard. Elaine K. Tolar $176,900 386-965-0887 MLS #83162 Jackie Taylor& Associates 3/2 ranch home in Hillcrest Heights s/d, cathedral ceilings, open floor plan. MLS #83172 $136,500 386-854-0686 Sabrina Suggs Large 4br/3ba, well kept newer home on 1 acre. 2308 sqft, resistance pool w/cover MLS #83559. $249,999 Accredited Real Estate Mike Foster 288-3596 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Bank Owned in Springfield Estates! 4BR/2B. Sold As Is. Needs repairs. $59,900 Elaine K. Tolar 386-365-1548 MLS #83572 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty 3br/2b in May Fair s/d. Split plan, LR, DR, and breakfast nook. $137,900 Elaine K. Tolar 386-365-1548 MLS #83574 268 SWRed Maple Way MLS 76769. Price Reduced All brick and sits on .59 acres. Beautiful sun room. Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 $199,000 3BD/2BABright Cheery and New on 1 ac. Outside city limits but close to everything. Remax Professionals Jo Lytte 386-3652821 MLS 80351 $89,900 Brick 4/3 home on 1.7 acres. extra insulation for energy efficiency. 4 ton a/c unit, Missy Zecher Remax Professionals MLS 81550 $245,000 386-623-0237 253 NWCountry Lake Glen MLS 82332. Large 5,148 sqft home with 5bd/7ba on 3 acres w/ ground pool Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 $629,000 1649 heated sqft w/ 2 car garage, screened back patio and in ground pool. Property fenced. MLS 82395 $154,900. REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 Quality built 3 bedroom Deer Valley model home. Immaculate and move in ready. MLS 82494 Missy ZecherRemax Professionals 89,000 386-623-0237 Cedar 2 story Log Home w/ metal roof on 11 acres, 3 sheds w/ electricity, private drive, MLS 82827 $349,900. REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 674 NWHorizon St. MLS 83102. 3/2 brick w/ lots of space on 7 acres. 3 stalls, round pin & tack/ feed shed. Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 $219,900 434 SWRiddle Lane MLS 83346. built in 2007. Like new vinyl sided home, convenient to schools and shopping. Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 $99,900 1376 NWLake Jeffrey Rd MLS 83588. Large brick home. Lots of potential for this property. Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 $70,000 5bd/3ba Two story brick & vinyl home on 28 acres fenced.. Security system and gated MLS 83597 $349,500. REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 Great location, 3/3, extra living room, separate family room, Florida room, workshop. Missy Zecher Remax Professionals MLS 83598 $247,000 386-623-0237 Plantation S/D, custom tile work throughout, french doors to private patio, volume ceiling, MLS 83649 Missy ZecherRemax Professionals 185,000 386-623-0237 Completely updated in 2011, new flooring, new appliances, in desirable neighborhood. MLS 83691 $79,900. REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 Horse Property 1,500+ sqft, 2/2 w/ FP, barn, stalls, on 4+ acres. Close to White Springs. $129,900 David Mincey 386-590-0157 Poole Realty MLS#77888 Location, Location! 2br/1ba river house very close to Branford, Owner Motivated! $160,000 Sherrel McCall 386-688-7563 Poole Realty MLS#80948 Just Listed in White Springs, a block off the main street. 3/2 corner lot w/ nice shade trees. $45,000 Vern Roberts 386-6881940 Poole Realty MLS#83528 Spacious & Elegant! Gorgeous 4br/2ba brick home, Forest Country, newer roof, beautifully landscaped,$175,000 Ron Feagle 386288-2901 Hallmark Real Estate 820Farms & Acreage10 ACRES priced $10,000 below property appraiser value! In SE Columbia County only $25,000 Paula Lawrence 386-623-1973 Hallmark Real Estate 2 homes 20 acres! Main home w/large open rooms, high ceilings. Guest DWw/deck. Large workshop, $329,000 Janet Creel 386719-0382 Hallmark Real Estate Jackie Taylor& Associates Mini farm in McAlpin, 4/3 farmhouse on 11.4 acres, 5 stall horse barn. MLS #83456 $339,900 386-854-0686 Sabrina Suggs 3/2 on 6 acres. Property is fenced and cross fenced. Detached workshop w/ apartment Missy Zecher Remax Professionals MLS 82495 $179,000 386-623-0237 Jackie Taylor& Associates Must See 3/2 Storage Galore 4.17 acres. workshop, BBQ house w/ screen room. Sabrina Suggs 386854-0686 MLS 83652 $225,000 Owner financed land 1/2 to 10 acre lots. Deas Bullard/BKLProperties 386-752-4339 www.landnfl.com 820Farms & AcreageOwner Financing on 5 beautiful acres for custom built or place your MH. Affordable priced at $32,000 Teresa Spradley 386365-8343 Hallmark Real Estate Wester Drive 26.93 acres beautiful pasture land, I-75 frontage, income producing billboards $106,374 Nate Sweat 386-6281552 Hallmark Real Estate 830Commercial PropertyCommercial Property w/ 190ft on Hwy 129 S. Great investment w/ 6 indiviual spaces to rent. $345,000 Anita Handy 386-208-5877 Poole Realty MLS#75332 Downtown Live Oak. 1500+ sqft. Corner office is within walking distance to the Courthouse. $190,000 Ric Donovan 386-5901298 Poole Realty MLS#83248 880Duplexes Six 2/1 duplex units with fireplace. Each unit is in good condition & rents for $500/mth. Missy Zecher Remax Professionals MLS 82747 $235,000 386-623-0237 RECYCLE YOUR Lake City Reporter
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