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By STEVEN RICHMONDsrichmond@lakecityreportr.comThe mysterious phenomenon surrounding the decline of honeybee populations may be waning, but is still a significant problem with no clear explanation, according to an agent with the Columbia County Extension Office. There is a decline in the bee population, said Derek Barber, Livestock and Natural Resources Agent for Columbia County Extension. Individuals are finding dead bees around their hives or they just disappear. Theyre still working on studies as to whats contributing to it. Populations of honeybee colonies nationwide experienced uncharacteristically high attrition in 2006 and averaging losses of 30 to 70 percent, prompting scientists to coin the term colony collapse disorder. Its still a problem, but its gotten to an average number now, Barber said. In the past its been 50 to 90 percent of their [Florida] colonies. The average number is about 30 percent now since it they started reporting it in 2006. But losses didnt deter citizens from maintaining their own honeybee populations, Barber said. More individuals are wanting to produce their own food or buy local, so thats sort of a trend, Barber said. When they started registering [domestic] beehives during the last five years, its increased from 900 to 3,250. That shows theres individuals that are looking at either producing honey or having bees for their gardens to help pollinate. Scientists continue to debate the cause behind the honeybees decline, with most explanations pointing to a combination of pesticides, parasites, genetic defects, communicable diseases and more. They do know there are some pests out there that are also involved and can decline or kill your hive, Barber said. He used the varroa destructor as an example a mite just shy of 2 millimeters in diameter that breeds exclusively in honeybee colonies. The mite affixes itself to bees and literally sucks them dry, draining them of hemolymph, a mixture of blood and fluids that comprises a significant portion of an insects circulatory system. However, recent reports from international science journal Nature indicate the honeybees wild cousins, bumblebees, are beginning to show the same red flags that plagued their domestic counterparts. Pathogens like the varroa mite and the nosema parasite are carriers of deformed wing virus (DWV), which scientists believe is spreading to bumblebees. The prevalence of [DWV] and the exotic parasite Nosema ceranae in honeybees and COURTESY A colony of honey bees is seen during the UF/IFAS Bee College 2014 held at the UF Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience in St. Augustine, which took place March 7, 8. Lake City ReporterTUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | 75 LAKECITYREPORTER.COM SCHOOLSFort White students rhyme with Dr. Seuss, 5A. CALL US: (386) 752-1293 SUBSCRIBE TO THE REPORTER: Voice: 755-5445 Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 140, No. 26 TODAYS WEATHER Opinion . . . . . . 4A Schools . . . . . . . 5A Obituaries . . . . . 3A Advice & Comics . . 3B Puzzles . . . . . . . 2B PEOPLECelebrate Rodeo Week with the Reporter, 2A. 81 56Morning fog, 2A Wreck on U.S. 90 slows traffic, 3A.LOCALFort White High hosts weightlifing tournament, 1B.SPORTS Stand law is under fireBy MARGIE MENZELThe News Service of FloridaTALLAHASSEE Civilrights leader Al Sharpton led a crowd of about 1,000 people to the Florida Capitol on Monday, demanding that Gov. Rick Scott and the Legislature fix or repeal the stand your ground self-defense law. Sharpton marched alongside the parents of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis, two teens the marchers said were wrongly killed under Floridas first-in-thenation law, which allows people to use deadly force when they feel their lives are in danger and provides immunity from prosecution. Florida is ground zero for a sick and wicked law that has now spread through 23 other states, Sharpton told the crowd on the Capitol steps. It started in Florida, and weve come to start the ending of it in Florida. But House Judiciary Chairman Dennis Baxley, R-Ocala, defended the law against criticism from Sharpton and others. This scenario that hes painted that old white vigilantes are going around hunting down young teenage black kids and murdering them in the street --he knows that is not whats happened, Baxley said. The Rev. R. B. Holmes, Jr. asked the governor to seek a repeal of the law. The likelihood of that is not great. A bill that would have repealed stand your ground failed last fall, and lawmakers are now considering expanding the law. The House Judiciary Committee voted overwhelmingly last month to approve what has become known as the warning shot bill, readying it to go to the full House. The bill (HB 89), sponsored by Rep. Neil Combee, R-Polk City, would grant immunity to people who threaten to use force, including displaying weapons or firing warning shots, in self-defense. Honeybees holding their ownBY THE NUMBERS30percent of colonies (average) collapse annually, down from 50-90 percent since statistical reporting began in 200613million dollars that Floridas honey industry brings in annually, one of the five largest in the nation20million dollars in increased produc tion the honeybee brings to Floridas fruit and vegetable industry through pollination services By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comAlthough it looks like springtime is in the air, cold weather has not released its grip on the area just yet. Area low temperatures are forecasted to drop to the 30s by mid-week, but rebound before the weekend. There is a front coming through, but its going to be a short cold blast, said Shayne Morgan, Columbia County Emergency Management Director. After that, It will warm back up into the upper 70s. If forecast models hold, the high temperature on Wednesday will be 79 degrees, with a low of 44. There is also a 50 percent chance of rain on Wednesday. On Thursday, its forecast to be sunny and cool, with a high of 61. But Thursday night it gets downright chilly again, with a low of 35 degrees. Its not going to be a long period of the cold air, Morgan said. It wont be a return of the polar vortex. Morgan said we are in a transition from winter and spring. The warm air coming up from the equator kind of holds off the colder air to keep the temperatures from staying low as they do in January and February, he said. Last March, during a similar weather pattern, a downburst accompanied a storm causing thousands of dollars in damage to the area. Because of the duel between the hot and cold air, thats why we have to monitor these fronts as they come through, Morgan said. It doesnt look like this is going to be a strong enough front for it to generate any severe type of weather for us locally. The forecast for Friday calls for a high of 69 and a low of 43.Bundle back up: More cold weather comingNights below 45 in Columbia County October 2013 3 November 2013 8 December 2013 12 January 2014 26 February 2014 16 BarberCause of colony collapse disorder still unknown.METRO CREATIVE IMAGES hives or they just disappear. Theyre still work- Derek Barber, UF/IFAS agent From staff reportsLake City police Friday arrested a teenager accused of opening fire on a cyclist with a pellet gun, LCPD reports. William James Dean, 17, allegedly fired a Stooger pellet gun at a cyclists front tire near the corner of US90 and I-75 from the passenger seat of a red 2002 Ford pickup truck carrying two other occupants Friday, according to a press release. Authorities located the truck near mile marker 409 and conducted a traffic stop with the aid of local sheriffs deputies, the release said. When authorities made contact with the three individuals, the driver allegedly said, I told him not to do it. Dean offered an apology, saying Im sorry for shooting at the guy on the bicycle, according to the release. It was stupid. I shouldnt have done it. I could have hurt him. Dean was arrested and booked into Columbia County Detention Facility. He faces charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, firing a weapon into a moving vehicle and criminal mischief.17-year-old arrested for firing pellet gun at a bicyclist BEES continued on 3A Low of 44 Wednesday; low of 35 Thursday. Warning shot bill ready to go before the full House.
2A LAKE CITY REPORTER DAILY BRIEFING TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014 Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 AROUND FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE The Rev. Al Sharpton led sev eral hundred people on a march Monday to the state Capitol, where they rallied against Floridas stand your ground law. Among those present were the parents of slain teenager Trayvon Martin and the family of Marissa Alexander, who was sen tenced to 20 years for firing a gun near her estranged hus band. The crowd rallied on the Capitol steps across from Floridas Supreme Court. To have laws that tell people that they can shoot first and then ask questions later is a violation of our civil rights. I believe that law is inherently wrong, Sharpton said before the march began. The law in effect says based on your imagination if you imag ine Im a threat you have the right to kill me. Sharpton called Florida ground zero for the fight against stand your ground. 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Reeva Steenkamp was shot with bullets designed to expand on impact and cause maximum damage, Prof. Gert Saayman testified after he identified the type of bullet from fragments in Steenkamps skull. Saaymans testimony was not broadcast or reported live on Twitter by journal ists because of its explicit content under an order from Judge Thokozile Masipa. However, journalists were allowed to report the testimony without directly quoting the witnesss words. The double-amputee runner, hunched over on a bench, vomited when he heard the description of Steenkamps wounds, prompting Masipa to briefly halt the tes timony to ask chief defense lawyer Barry Roux to attend to his client. The judge also asked whether Pistorius was able to under stand the proceedings. Roux said Pistorius reaction was not going to change. A bucket was placed at his feet. After court adjourned for the day, Pistorius sat for a few minutes with his hands over his ears and his body heaving and bent forward as his brother held a hand on his back.300 sequel rules box office with $45.1M debut NEW YORK The shirtless warriors of the 300 sequel Rise of an Empire ravaged the post-Oscars box-office weekend with a domestic debut of $45.1 million and an inter national haul of $87.8 million. Seven years after the original 300 became an unlikely, ultra-stylish, blood-soaked sensation, Warner Bros. 3-D fol low-up showed considerable might at the box office. While 300: Rise of an Empire didnt come close the North American debut of Zack Snyders 2007 original, it per formed like a blockbuster overseas. Rise of an Empire, which with flexed torsos and R-rated bloodshed further chron icles the ancient battles of the Greeks and Persians, led a busy box-office weekend that also saw an Academy Awards bump for 12 Years a Slave and one of the highest per-screen averages ever for Wes Andersons European caper The Grand Budapest Hotel. Scripture of the Day We cant help everyone, but everyone can help someone. Ronald Reagan, WK3UHVLGHQW RIWKH8QLWHG6WDWHV But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts, and always be ready to give a defense to everyone who asks you a reason for the hope that is in you, with meekness and fear. 1 Peter 3:15 See an error? Thought for Today The Lake City Reporter accepts photographs and caption information to run at the discretion of the editor. If you would like to see your orga nization in the newspaper, send the picture and information to associate editor Emily Lawson at email@example.com. Submissions The Lake City Reporter corrects errors of fact in news items. 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Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014 3A Betty Jean Gray Corbin Mrs. Betty Jean Gray Corbin, 62, of Lake City, Florida went home to be with the Lord on Sunday; March 9, 2014 at the Suwannee Valley Care Center (Haven Hospice). She was born in Fort Worth, Texas to the late Thomas B. and Ruby N. [Hildreth] Gray and had lived in Live Oak, Florida for a number of years before moving to Lake City in 1997. She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend who loved reading, coloring, and sharing her time with her family. Survivors include her son, James D. (Tiffany) Morgan of Lake City, FL; sisters, Helen L. Gray of Lake City, FL, Diane Wilburn of Maryville, TN and Mary Richardson of Newport, TN; brothers, Doyle Gray & Thomas B. Gray Jr. both of Maryville, TN and Robert Gray of Newport, TN; grandson, James D. Morgan Jr. of Lake City, FL. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday; March 12, 2014 in Live Oak Cemetery, Live Oak, ciating. Visitation with the family will be held Tuesday evening March 11, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME, 3596 South US Hwy 441, Lake City, FL 32025. (386) 7521954. Please leave words of love and comfort for the family online at www. gatewayforestlawn.comRussell Wayne Davis Mr. Russell Wayne Davis of Lake City, Florida, passed away March 2, 2014, of natural causes. He was 83. Russell was a strong, quiet, intel ligent and enormously competent and kind man. He valued honor, honesty and strength of character, and strove to demonstrate those traits himself and cultivate them in those close to him. He had a wonderful sense of humor, and loved life, the company of friends, an occasional glass of brandy, and sharing stories, to the continuing enjoyment of those in his company. Russell lived a long and lifespan fell short of that of his famous ancestor, Devil John Davis, who lived to see his 112th birthday and was the oldest man in America at the time of his death. Russell was born July 1, 1930, in Sabina, Ohio, to Harley and Edna Davis. He and his siblings, Dale, Maxine and Lavonne, attended school in the Ceasarcreek Township School District, and Russell graduated from high school with high honors in 1948. All three predeceased him, and another brother, Gerald, drowned as a child. Russell married Barbara Lee Larrick in 1954, and completed a two-year tour of duty with the U.S. Army in Europe before his Honorable Discharge in 1961. He worked as a mechanic early in his career, and spent nearly 20 years working for Frigidaire in Dayton, Ohio. Russell, Barbara and their two daughters, Debra and Sandra, moved in 1966 to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, where Russell bought a marine construction company, Broward Piling, Inc., in Pompano Beach, Florida. He ran the successful business until he retired to Live Oak, Florida, in the late 70s and built an expansive and beautiful home of his own design, recognized house in Suwannee County at the time. An eloquent writer, he wrote a pointed and sometimes political column in the late 1990s and early 2000s for the Suwannee Democrat, which brought him both approbation from the appreciative and ire from the irritated subjects of his wit. He was an active member of the Kiwanis Club of Live Oak, selling many a Christmas tree on cold winter nights to raise funds for the less fortunate. After he and his wife divorced in 2000, he moved to Lake City, where he raised his cherished grandson, Ryan Davis, and lived the rest of his life. Russell loved his family and friends, and enjoyed huntlecting the stories of strangers. He was much loved in return, and greatly missed. He is survived by his former wife, Barbara Davis, his daughters, Debra Davis Amirin and Sandra Renee Davis, and his grandsons, Ryan Wayne Davis, Jason Alexander Amirin and Brandon Scott Amirin.Obituaries are paid advertisements. For details, call the Lake City Reporters classified department at 752-1293. Vance CoxAgent/Owner 386.752.2345 Phone877.322.7143 Fax386.965.4120 Cell email@example.com brightway.com 742 SE Baya Dr., Suite 102 Lake City, Fl 32025 Construction/Debris Containers Available755-706015 yd. 20 yd. 30 yd. 40 yd. Delivered to your job site today 1005 W. Howard St. Live Oak, FL 32060 With State Farm behind you, you can look forward to whats ahead. Like 97% customer satisfaction with claims plus discounts up to GET TO A BETTER STATE. CALL ME TODAY. Whos got your back and your back pocket?Just ask our 40 million State Farm customers.State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, State Farm Indemnity Company, Bloomington, IL*Discounts may vary state to state. Based on a 2008 internal State Farm claims department national study. 1103158.1 40% John Kasak, Agent 904 SW SR 247 Branford Hwy Lake City, FL 32025 Bus: 386-752-7521 www.johnkasak.com OBITUARIES From staff reportsGovernor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Janet L. Creel and the reappointment of Loretta W. Lory Chancy to the Lake Shore Hospital Authority of Columbia County. Creel, 69, of Lake City, is a real estate broker and owner of Hallmark Real Estate. She has been a member of the North Florida Multiple Listing Service and Lake City Board of Realtors since 1972. Creel fills a vacant seat and is appointed for a term beginning February 27, 2014, and ending September 19, 2015. Chancy, 67, of Lake City, is a part-time radiologic technologist with Dr. Raul Zelayas office and owner of North Central Florida Removal Service LLC. She is a member of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists and Order of the Eastern Star. Chancy is reappointed for a term beginning February 27, 2014, and ending August 1, 2017.LSHA still working on possible salebumblebees is linked, according to the study from European researchers. As honeybees have higher DWV prevalence, and sympatric bumblebees and honeybees are infected by the same DWV strains, [the domestic honeybee] is the likely source of at least one major [emerging infectious disease] in wild pollinators. Barber also believes synthetic man-made materials could be inhibiting the honeybees recovery. The big one is the pesticides and insecticides, he said. For example, mosquito control. If they go out and spray and dont know they have hives, the bees would be killed. According to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Floridas honey industry is one of the five largest in the nation, annual grossing $13 million. In addition, the Florida honeybee industry benefits our states fruit and vegetable industry by providing an estimated $20 million in increased production num bers created by managed pollination services that are available no other way, according to the departments website. BEESContinued From 1AScott appoints two to LSHA TONY BRITT/Lake City ReporterU.S. 90 wreck slows trafficA Mazda B200 pickup truck and a Ford Explorer crashed around 12:15 p.m. Monday on U.S. 90 West near the U.S. 90 West and Interstate-75 on-ramp, slowing westbound traffic. No additional information was available at press time. From staff reportsA Lake City man was arrested after driving under the influence and nearly striking a sheriffs deputy, CCSO reports. Deputies arrested Shawn Thomas McNeal, 36, of 115 SE Lakeside Glen, after he allegedly drove recklessly around a group of pedestrians in the parking lot of Club Rodeo around 1:05 a.m. Sunday morning, according to the arrest report. A deputy on patrol watched McNeal pull his black four door Lincoln out of its parking spot before throwing it into drive and peeling his tires, racing across the parking lot, the report said. McNeal passed by a group of pedestrians leaving the bar, floored the vehicle out of the parking lots south entrance and quickly re-entered through the north entrance, according to the report. The deputy began approaching the vehicle on foot, but had to jump to the right to avoid being run over as McNeal continued to drive around the parking lot, the report said. McNeal eventually came to a stop after the deputy banged on his window and gave several commands to stop, according to the report. [McNeals] eyes were bloodshot and glassy, the deputy said. He had an overwhelming odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from his breath, although McNeal reportedly said he had only one beer. It allegedly took three deputies to restrain McNeal, who they said was becoming irate, yelling at authorities and resisting arrest. When deputies asked why he was driving crazy, McNeal said he was trying to show off for a girl he just met in the bar. according o the report. McNeal was released from Columbia County Detention Facility on $3,000 bond. He faces charges of reckless driving, resisting an officer without violence and disorderly intoxication in a public place.Report: Intoxicated driver nearly runs over approaching deputy McNeal CreelMarch 11Tea PartyThe North Central Florida Tea Party will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 11 at 7 p.m. Please note the change from Thursday. Guest speaker will be State Attorney Jeff Siegmeister. The meeting will be held at the Taylor Building, 128 SW Birley Ave. Call Sharon at 386-935-0821 for more.Medicare SeminarThe LifeStyle Enrichment Center is hosting a free educational Medicare Seminar for residents 64 1/2 and older on Tuesday, March 11 from 5-6 p.m. Irv Crowetz will cover topics like what you need to know about Medicare, when to enroll and what is covered. RSVP to 386-755-3476 x107.Homeless ServicesThe monthly meeting of the Homeless Services Network of Suwannee Valley will be Tuesday, March 11 at 4 p.m. at the Columbia County Public Library West Branch. For more information contact Jennifer Lee at 386-7525604 x 107.Senator RubioThe staff or Senator Marco Rubio will be available to discuss any issues with Social Security, Medicare, or Veterans Benefits you may be having. The public forum will be held Tuesday, March 11 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Board of County Commissioners Office, 135 NE Hernando Ave., Suite 203. Call the Jacksonville Regional Office at 904-3988586 for more information.Lenten LunchFirst Presbyterian Church invites the community to a Lenten Soup Lunch for the season of lent, each Tuesday from 12-1 p.m. March 11 through April 8. There is no charge to eat, but donations are accepted for local charities.Sparkleberry meetingThe Sparkleberry Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society will meet Tuesday, March 11 at 6:30 p.m. at Hatch Park in Branford, 403 SE Craven St. Guest speaker is Scott Davis, ranger/botanist at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge. Call Betsy Martin at 386719-0467 for more. COMMUNITY CALENDAR By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comThe Lake Shore Hospital Authority Board is continuing its work to determine whether it will sell Shands at Lake Shore Regional Medical Center. Monday night the board authorized its legal counsel, Marlin Feagle, to make changes to the contracts with CBIZ Valuation Group as an appraiser, as well as First Southwest as a transaction broker. The board reviewed contracts and suggested changes to the proposed contracts for an appraiser and transaction broker. The contract proposed by CBIZ was for nine weeks, at a cost of $62,000. A 25 percent retainer fee is due at the beginning of the contract with the balance to be paid on completion of the appraiser. First Southwest, of Phoenix, will plan the sale, market the hospital, take part in the negotiating phase and close the sale. Their timeline is for a 33-week task with a $485,000 cap or $200 $350 per hour. If the hospital is sold, First Southwest would get one percent of the sale amount. However, the decision to sell the hospital will be left entirely to the hospital authority board. Jack Berry, Lake Shore Hospital Authority executive director, said the contracts were approved, pending some legal details. The valuation process is to valuate the assets of the Lake Shore Hospital Authority, he said. The consulting contract and broker is if we decide to sell the hospital, he comes into play. It will probably be 60-90 days before we know. We cant do anything until we get the valuation report back, but we may have a strategic planning meeting in the process. The money for the contracts will come out of the capital improvement fund or operating accounts. In other business, the LSHA board authorized its accountant, Richard Powell, to audit the Health Management Associates (former lessee) records to determine how much infrastructure and capital improvement work was done to the hospital. HMA had a $6 million agreement with LSHA to make improvements at the hospital. HMA recently merged with Community Health Systems and now CHS has the 60 percent interest of Shands Lake Shore, Shands Live Oak and Shands Starke. Rhonda Sherrod, Shands Lake Shore Chief Executive Officer, said there will be no name change at the hospital and no change in operations due to the merger.
T he ATF cant seem to catch a break ... even when it comes to nam-ing a headquarters building. The Justice Department agency has plans to formally attach the name of its most illustrious alumnus Elliot Ness of Untouchables fame to its relatively new, archi-tecturally interesting nerve center here but has run into protest from a couple of politicians from Chicago. For those of you too young to be familiar with the Ness story, thats where Prohibition-era gangsters held sway under the beady eyes of the most infamous of American crime lords, Alfonse Capone, until Ness and his boys helped bring him to the bar of justice on income tax charges. There have been argu-ments ever since over the role Ness and his men, portrayed in a best-selling book, popular TV series and motion picture, actually played in the entire affair. But two things seem abundantly clear. Without the backing of Chicago and Illinois politicians, (where governors to this day seem to have trouble staying out of jail) Capone and his counterparts dur-ing the years of vicious squabbling over illegal liquor turf couldnt have thrived. Second, there seems to be about as much evidence that Ness did have a significant part in bring-ing down Scarface Al as there is that he didnt. Actually, Ness went on to a distinguished law enforcement career proving he was more than just a figment of Hollywoods imagina-tion. And is it Nesss fault that some author attached the aura of incorruptibility to his name in reviewing a period when almost all the other characters in this bloody Shakespearian drama were just the opposite, including those who held office at the same level of those of the protesters, two aldermen? Those who will make the ultimate decision about whether to honor Ness and his intrepid band with a nod to their prowess, real or imag-ined, should consider that to do otherwise would be to acknowledge that the only winner in this latest revision of history was Capone, who in the long run and with the aid of syphilis beat the system and died in luxury in Florida. Do we really want to enshrine the designer of such legendary events of the St. Valentines Day massacre by letting him win in the last analysis? Besides, there is considerable precedent when it comes to attach-ing dubious distinction in these public naming exercises. Take the FBIs J. Edgar Hoover building for instance. While Hoover was the iconic director of the national police force, his publicized personal achievements were often embel-lished. In fact it is not incorrect to say that the scourge of bank robbers and communists and a whole lot of others who disagreed with him had feet of clay all the way up to his waist. Ask anyone who served in Congress and lived in mortal fear of him while he held forth. Remember those secret files and dossiers he allegedly kept on half of Washington? Just because they were never found doesnt mean they didnt exist. It is also accurate to say that ATF agents, including many of the old ones from the days when the agency was in the Treasury Department and went belly to belly with truly bad guys, have spilled as much of their own blood in defense of the law as any federal enforce-ment group. In the process these are guys who have endured less recognition and more malignant attacks than any similar force in U.S. history. In the interest of full disclosure I will say that my son was one of those and never a day went by when I wasnt concerned about his welfare. So whether Elliot Ness totally deserves the accolade proposed begs the question as to who cares. He was not just made up of whole cloth as my grandmother used to say, but a real live person who obvi-ously did a job tainted only slightly by myth as is often the case in the retelling of events. So back off, Chicago, unless you feel comfort-able with leading a cheer for the bad guys. This is an agency that needs a day in the sun, an escape from the hovering menace of gun slinging lobbyists and politicians whose pre-decessors allowed the Capones of the world to operate with Tommy Gun efficiency. Everybody needs a hero. OPINION Tuesday, March 11, 2014 www.lakecityreporter.com 4A Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding coun-ties by Community Newspapers Inc. We believe strong newspapers build strong communities Newspapers get things done! Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable community-oriented newspapers. 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BY EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org Eliot Nesss credentials are untouchable F ree-market economist Milton Friedman popularized the folk saying Theres no such thing as a free lunch, taking it as the title for a book. Forty years on, its taking on a new meaning with restaurants across the country telling customers there will be an unappetizing Obamacare surcharge on their bills. Denvers KCNC-TV reported Wednesday that Double Ds Sourdough Pizza, a family-owned cafe, will add a new topping on their pies: a 5 percent surcharge to help cover the cost of employees health insurance under Obamacare. Owner Ted Dorr estimates that the surcharge will pay for half the cost of coverage for his employees. The rest has to come out of either his pocket or theirs, or both. Its all a bit of a game, of course. Insurance is a cost of doing business, and a cafe owner could just as logi-cally separate the rising cost of potatoes or cooking oil and put a notice on the menu that hes charging a quar-ter more for french fries, and heres why. Its all marketing, and Obamacare is this seasons loss leader. The president richly deserves the honor, it seems to us. The money, after all, has to come from somewhere to pay for the health insurance mandates imposed by a Democratic Congress with little regard for whether businesses such as the Denver pizzeria could afford it. Nobody in Washington worries about the problems of such shopkeepers very much. Hillary Clinton summed up Washingtons attitude years ago when she was beating the drum for Hillarycare: I cant be responsible for every undercapitalized small business in America. She might not put it quite that way when and if she campaigns for president. Cliff Young, a business professor at the University of Colorado at Denver, says he expects more restaurants and other service-sector businesses to add Obamacare surcharges. In Florida, customers at eight Gators Dockside restaurants are greeted with blunt notice at the door: The costs associated with [Affordable Care Act] compliance could ultimately close our doors. Instead of raising prices on our products to generate the additional rev-enue need to cover the costs of ACA compliance, cer-tain Gators Dockside locations have implemented a 1 percent surcharge on all food and beverage purchases only. (Editors note: The Gators Dockside in Lake City is not one of the eight participating restaurants.) The upscale Republique restaurant in Los Angeles has been adding a 3 percent Obamacare surcharge, explained on the menu, since opening in November. Even if this isnt the perfect solution, its definitely a solution, owner-chef Walter Manske tells a television interviewer, and so far, there isnt any other solution. Obamacare was designed to provide benefits to certain demographic groups without letting on to younger folks that they would be paying far more than their share. Transparency is a good thing, though the Obama Democrats might not think so in November.If Hillary runs, polls say her gender wont matterR epeat after us: The 2016 election is more than two and a half years away. Hillary Clinton may be a candidate. If she is, Benghazi or Bill Clinton may or may not be issues. Who could possibly know? Now that thats out of the way, lets look at something more inter-esting how much resistance there may be to a female presidential candidate and to Hillary Clinton in particular. Here we have a plethora of polls to provide some tentative answers. Lets start at the beginning. In the late 1930s, when the Gallup Organization asked people about vot-ing for a woman for president, more than six in 10 said they would not do so. Widespread doubts about a female president were evident even in the question itself: in 1937, respon-dents were asked whether they would vote for a woman president if she qualified in every other respect! Fortunately, things have changed a great deal since then. Resistance dropped to around 25 percent by the early 1970s. In 2012, the last time Gallup asked the question, 5 percent said they would not vote for a quali-fied woman their party nominated.... Whats harder to get at from the polls is how many people would vote for Clinton because she is female. And sorting out how many of those people are already Clinton supporters is even harder. Clinton has been in the public eye for more than two decades, first as a presidential candidates wife, then first lady, then as a U.S. sena-tor, and later as a presidential candi-date and the secretary of state. The first question about her and the countrys highest office was asked in 1992, before Bill even became president. When Times pollsters asked whether she had what it takes to be president, 41 percent werent sure, while 19 percent said she did and 40 percent said she did not. Those doubts are largely gone. In Gallups February 2014 poll, her favorability stood at an impres-sive 59 percent, with 37 percent viewing her unfavorably. Shes been above 50 percent on this measure in more than a dozen Gallup questions since March 2008. In Quinnipiac Universitys January 2014 poll of registered voters, 52 percent said she would make a good president, while 40 percent said she would not. There were predictable partisan splits. Among the key group of independents, 50 percent said she would but 43 percent said she would not. Perhaps as an indication of some gen-der solidarity, 59 percent of women, and forty-nine percent of men, said she would make a good president. Again, we have no idea whether Hillary Clinton will choose to throw her hat in the ring for the 2016 presidential race. But if she does, the polls tell us that very few Americans will dismiss her candida-cy outright because she is a woman. In an era of deeply divided politics, the insignificance of a candidates gender is a positive development. Q McClatchy-Tribune News Service Restaurant surcharge tough to swallow Q Washington Times Dan K. Thomasson Q Dan Thomasson is an op-ed columnist for McClatchy-Tribune and a for-mer vice president of Scripps Howard Newspapers. Readers may send him email at: email@example.comAOPINION
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Yonge School, 6 p.m. Columbia High baseball at Suwannee High, 7 p.m. (JV-4:30) Fort White High baseball vs. Santa Fe High, 7 p.m. (JV-4:30) Columbia High softball vs. Gainesville High, 7 p.m. (JV-5) Wednesday Columbia High softball vs. Buchholz High, 5:30 p.m. Thursday Columbia High tennis vs. Ridgeview High, 4 p.m. Fort White High softball at Santa Fe High, 6 p.m. Columbia High softball at Suwannee High, 7 p.m. (JV-5) Fort White High baseball at Chiefland High, 7 p.m. (JV-4) Friday Columbia High softball vs. Palatka High, 7 p.m. Columbia High baseball vs. Middleburg High, 7 p.m. (JV-4:30) Fort White High baseball at Interlachen High, 7 p.m. (JV-4:30) FORT WHITE BASEBALL Bass tournament on Saturday The Fort White High Baseball Dugout Club has its 1st Annual Bass Fishing Tournament fundraiser on Saturday (safe light to 3 p.m.) at Ellie Rays RV Resort on the Santa Fe River between Branford and Bell on State Road 129. Entry fee is $60 per two-person boat. Total weight with a five-fish limit determines the winner. First place is a guaranteed $500 and there will be raffle drawings. For details, call club president Sherry Giardina at 266-8952 or coach Rick Julius at (352) 745-0968. YOUTH WRESTLING Club registration begins today Monsta Wrestling Club registration begins at 5:30 p.m. today at Richardson Middle School. Parents can register children on Tuesdays and Thursdays during March. Registration fee of $75 includes USA and AAU competition cards. Practice begins March 18. For details, call coach Kevin Warner at (352) 281-0549 or go to mon firstname.lastname@example.org T-BALL Recreation Dept. sign-up Saturday Registration for Lake City Recreation Department T-ball new players is 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Age divisions offered are: 4-5 and 6-7. Fee is $50 and proof of age is required at registration. Parents may select teams, but rosters are limited to 15 players. For details, call Heyward Christie at 754-3607. From staff reports CHS weightlifters win JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter Columbia Highs Anthony Springborn clean-and-jerks during the weightlifting meet on Monday. Springborn won the 129-pound weight class in the Indian Invitational. JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter ABOVE: Fort White Highs Caleb Cribbs lifts during the Indian Invitational on Monday. BELOW: Columbia High head coach Brian Allen encourages Zedrick Woods during the bench press. Indian Invitational features 246 lifters By TIM KIRBY email@example.com FORT WHITE Columbia High won the Indian Invitational weight lifting meet at Fort White High on Monday. The Tigers scored 49 team points to 34 for runner-up Baker County High in the 17-team field. Wakulla High was third with 35 points, followed by Suwannee High with 27, Vernon High with 18. Fort White scored 12 team points. Other schools in atten dance were Buchholz High, Palatka High, Maclay High, Bradford High, Williston High, Oak Hall School, Madison County High, Eastside High, Interlachen High and Taylor County High. I am extremely proud of our guys, CHS head coach Brian Allen said. We put them through a lot every day. Thanks to Coach (Dennis) Dotson and Coach (Quinton) Callum they work hard on a daily basis. We lift weights and play football. We train our bodies to play and this is a good start. Columbias Anthony Springborn, who won the 129-pound weight class with a total of 490 in the bench press and clean-and-jerk, received the Best Overall Lifter trophy. Springborns total was 3.8 times his body weight. Columbias Zedrick Woods won the 199-pound weight class with a 600 total. Other weight-class win ners were: Bradley Mitchell, Buchholz (430 total at 119 pounds); Ryan Malloy, Vernon (460 at 139 pounds); Manny Walker, Suwannee (580 at 154 pounds); Jacob Stalvey, Baker County (570 at 169 pounds); Blayne Merchant, Baker County (605 at 183 pounds); Noah Blakemore, Buchholz (655 at 219 pounds); Jared Makatura, Interlachen (760 at 238 pounds); Zack Sprenkle, Madison County (715 at unlimited). Top-lifter Makatura is a three-time state champion. Fort White lifters who earned team points (top six) were: Kellen Snider, third at 219 pounds with a 630 total; Chris Waites, third at 238 pounds with a 610 total; A.J. Kluess, fourth in unlimited with a 655 total; Dre Mathews, sixth at 139 pounds with a 410 total. Other Columbia lifters in the top six were: Roger Cray, second at 139 pounds with a 440 total; Lonnie Underwood, second at 183 pounds with a 595 total; Terry Calloway, second at 219 pounds with a 650 total; Sammy Paul, third at 139 pounds with a 420 total; Ben Kuykendall, third at 169 pounds with a 540 total; Deontae Crumitie, third in unlimited with a 655 total; Alex Doughty, fourth at 199 pounds with a 535 total; Andy Montalvo, fifth at 119 pounds with a 330 total; Malachi Jean, fifth in unlimited with a 655 total; Milla Chasteen, sixth at 238 pounds with a 540 total. This meet was bigger than state by over 100 lift ers, Fort White head coach Dan Marsee said at the awards ceremony. It was a great display of class and sportsmanship. There were no issues and we saw a lot of competing. I com mend you and your fami lies. We will try to make it better every year. Fort White hosts a subsectional meet at 4:30 p.m. March 17.
SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. ESPN Horizon League, championship, Milwaukee at Wright St. ESPN2 Northeast Conference, championship, Mount St. Marys at Robert Morris 9 p.m. ESPN West Coast Conference, championship, at Las Vegas ESPN2 Summit League, championship, at Sioux Falls, S.D. NBA 8 p.m. WGN San Antonio at Chicago NHL 7:30 p.m. NBCSN Washington at Pittsburgh SOCCER 3:30 p.m. FS1 UEFA Champions League, Arsenal at Bayern Munich WOMENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 9 p.m. FS1 Big East Conference, championship, at Rosemont, Ill. WINTER PARALYMPICS 3 p.m. NBCSN Ice Sledge Hockey United States vs. China (same-day tape) 1:30 a.m. NBCSN Wheelchair Curling United States vs. FinlandBASKETBALLNBA schedule Todays Game Boston at Indiana, 7 p.m.Sacramento at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.San Antonio at Chicago, 8 p.m.Milwaukee at Minnesota, 8 p.m.Houston at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.Portland at Memphis, 8 p.m.Dallas at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Wednesdays Games Denver at Orlando, 7 p.m.Sacramento at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.Charlotte at Washington, 7 p.m.Brooklyn at Miami, 7 p.m.Detroit at Toronto, 7 p.m.New York at Boston, 7:30 p.m.Memphis at New Orleans, 8 p.m.Dallas at Utah, 9 p.m.Portland at San Antonio, 9:30 p.m.Cleveland at Phoenix, 10 p.m.Golden State at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.AP Top 25 The top 25 teams in The Associated Press college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through March 9, total points and last weeks ranking: Record Pts Prv1. Florida (50) 29-2 1,610 12. Wichita St. (15) 34-0 1,574 23. Villanova 28-3 1,454 64. Arizona 28-3 1,435 35. Louisville 26-5 1,237 116. Virginia 25-6 1,186 57. Duke 24-7 1,185 48. Michigan 23-7 1,143 128. San Diego St. 27-3 1,143 1010. Kansas 23-8 1,087 811. Syracuse 27-4 1,055 712. Wisconsin 25-6 973 913. Cincinnati 26-5 922 1514. Creighton 24-6 752 1315. North Carolina 23-8 709 1416. Iowa St. 23-7 572 1617. Oklahoma 23-8 472 2318. Saint Louis 26-5 433 1719. Memphis 23-8 367 2020. New Mexico 24-6 344 2121. UConn 24-7 330 1922. Michigan St. 23-8 318 2223. VCU 24-7 205 24. Ohio St. 23-8 165 25. SMU 23-8 152 18 Others receiving votes: Gonzaga 82, Stephen F. Austin 56, Oregon 39, Texas 31, Harvard 27, Kentucky 19, Baylor 18, UCLA 14, Nebraska 8, Iowa 4, Tennessee 2, George Washington 1, N.C. Central 1BASEBALLSpring Training games Today Toronto vs. Detroit at Lakeland, 1:05 p.m. Philadelphia vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, 1:05 p.m. Boston (ss) vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, 1:05 p.m. Minnesota vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, 1:05 p.m. Miami vs. Boston (ss) at Fort Myers, 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees vs. Washington at Viera, 1:05 p.m. Texas vs. Chicago White Sox at Glendale, Ariz., 4:05 p.m.AUTO RACINGKobalt 400 Sunday (Start position in parentheses) 1. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 267 laps, 134.6 rating, 48 points, $449,048. 2. (14) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 267, 121.7, 43, $263,005. 3. (21) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 267, 108.1, 42, $237,719. 4. (1) Joey Logano, Ford, 267, 109.8, 41, $209,596. 5. (11) Carl Edwards, Ford, 267, 88.2, 40, $170,730. 6. (5) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 267, 124.8, 39, $186,831. 7. (10) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 267, 94, 37, $134,920. 8. (13) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 267, 91.2, 36, $137,470. 9. (15) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 267, 102.7, 35, $162,006. 10. (29) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 267, 92.6, 35, $163,281. 11. (20) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 267, 108.1, 34, $164,076. 12. (27) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 267, 83.1, 33, $121,410. 13. (9) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 267, 83.1, 31, $144,385. 14. (12) Martin Truex Jr., Chevrolet, 267, 96.6, 30, $139,068. 15. (7) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 267, 76.4, 29, $144,474. 16. (4) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 267, 82.4, 28, $155,096. 17. (19) Jeff Burton, Toyota, 267, 71.1, 27, $115,960. 18. (18) A J Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 267, 67.7, 26, $125,018. 19. (17) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 266, 76.6, 25, $132,005. 20. (34) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 266, 65.9, 0, $102,060. 21. (22) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 266, 58, 23, $112,060. 22. (25) Greg Biffle, Ford, 266, 52.5, 22, $143,435. 23. (3) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 266, 84.4, 21, $141,851. 24. (43) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 266, 56, 20, $126,680. 25. (8) Aric Almirola, Ford, 264, 60.3, 19, $136,771. 26. (23) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 264, 62.9, 18, $94,835. 27. (6) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 264, 68.8, 17, $132,960. 28. (30) Casey Mears, Chevrolet, 264, 54.6, 16, $120,193. 29. (38) Michael Annett, Chevrolet, 264, 50.8, 15, $109,868. 30. (33) David Gilliland, Ford, 264, 54.1, 14, $116,493. 31. (37) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 264, 42.1, 13, $112,682. 32. (26) David Ragan, Ford, 263, 45.2, 12, $102,435. 33. (24) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 263, 40.3, 11, $125,893. 34. (40) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, 262, 41.7, 10, $91,535. 35. (39) Ryan Truex, Toyota, 261, 33.5, 9, $91,310. 36. (28) Cole Whitt, Toyota, 261, 41.5, 8, $91,110. 37. (36) Alex Bowman, Toyota, 259, 33.1, 7, $90,883. 38. (41) Timmy Hill, Chevrolet, 258, 27.3, 6, $85,590. 39. (42) Travis Kvapil, Ford, 253, 27.9, 5, $81,590. 40. (32) Parker Kligerman, Toyota, 240, 28.9, 4, $77,590. 41. (16) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 237, 92.4, 4, $114,623. 42. (31) Josh Wise, Chevrolet, 212, 27.9, 2, $69,590. 43. (35) Michael McDowell, Ford, engine, 141, 33.4, 1, $66,090. Race Statistics Average Speed of Race Winner: 154.633 mph. Time of Race: 2 hours, 35 minutes, 24 seconds. 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Emma Tucker earned team points (top eight) for CHS with a fifth-place finish in the 1,600 meters (5:21.40) and sixth place in the 800 meters (2:26.06). Nicole Morse placed 15th in the 1,600 meters (5:29.00). Lyric Boyd placed 16th in the 100 meters (13.44). Boyd anchored the 4x100 relay team that placed 11th (53.03). Antyria Caldwell, Ashayla English and Halley Stanley ran the first three legs. Columbias boys 4x100 meter relay team of Rakeem Battle, Latrell Williams, Alex Weber and Zedrick Woods placed second (43.37). Woods placed fifth in the 100 meters (11.16) and seventh in the 200 meters (23.04). Battle placed 10th in the 200 meters (23.39) and 16th in the 100 meters (11.50). Williams was eighth in the triple jump (38-6.5). Weber was ninth in the long jump (19-30.5). Deontae Crumitie placed fourth in the shot put (44-10) and Malachi Jean placed 12th (41-04). Lady Tigers tennisFleming Island Highs girls tennis team defeat-ed host Columbia 6-1 on Friday. Cassidy Lear and Megan Zahlne squeaked by at No. 1 doubles in a 9-8 (8-6) tiebreaker, to avoid a sweep. Columbias girls and boys host Oakleaf High at 4:15 p.m. today. Ridgeview High visits at 4 p.m. Thursday for a non-district match.
Page Editor: Emogene Graham, 754-0415 LAKE CITY REPORTER ADVICE & COMICS TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014 3B DEAR ABBY: About a year ago, I stopped seeing a man Ill call Vince. Since then he has been stalking me. He sends me texts with photos he took of us while we were dating, but distorts them to make me look like Im stabbing him in the heart. He sends videos with my head on a dancing Barbie doll. My neighbors tell me they see him drive past my house. (He lives across town.) I refuse to talk to him now because he scares me. Vince has now begun making moves on my cous in Nancy. She says their relationship isnt romantic, but others have told me they have seen them cuddle at restaurants and parks. He still continues to send me scary pictures and emails. How can I tell Nancy about this without her thinking its jealous retal iation against their new relationship? I honestly believe he is getting close to her only to spite me and keep an emotional hold on me. His relationship with her has made me afraid to tell her about my personal life or hang out with her for fear that hell show up with her. CONFUSED IN OREGON DEAR CONFUSED: I dont blame you for feeling intimidated, which is what your stalker is trying to accomplish. You can put an end to it by having your neighbors document his drive-bys and turning the pictures, videos and any other communications Vince has sent you over to the police. If he sent them via U.S. mail, the postmarks on the envelopes (and fin gerprints) will prove what he has been up to. It may take a restraining order to put an end to this. As to his relationship with your cousin, I agree that if she has feelings for him, shell be reluctant to believe anything you tell her isnt sour grapes. However, if you show her the texts hes sending you I presume theyre time-stamped she may believe you. DEAR ABBY: I have been dating Dawn for more than a year. She has an amazing 7-year-old daughter, Charise, who started calling me Dad about six months after her mother and I began dating. I love being a dad going to the park, on trips, helping out at school and telling bedtime stories. The problem is, I dont love Dawn. We dont get along well anymore. My mother tells me I should find someone else and have kids of my own, but Charise feels like my kid. I cant imagine losing her. One friend suggested I marry Dawn so I can stay in her daughters life, but I want to be in love with the woman I marry. Am I wrong for not wanting to lose a child I consider my daughter, but not wanting to marry someone I dont love? SPINNING MY WHEELS IN CALIFORNIA DEAR SPINNING: Charise may feel like your child, but she ISNT. And even though she may call you Dad, you ARENT. Your romance with her mother is already on the downhill slide, so the kindest thing you could do for all concerned is end the relationship. But before you do, it is import ant that you make clear to Charise that it has nothing to do with her or your feel ings for her. Your mother is right. You need to settle down with someone you can love. HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY ARIES (March 21-April 19): Dont throw your weight around. Let others make their own decisions and you will avoid getting into a heated discussion that will put a damper on your day. Focus on love, affection and being there for the ones you love. ++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Listen to whats being said, but dont feel you have to be a follower. Changes you make at home should add to your comfort or allow you to develop a plan that will bring in extra cash. A partnership must be careful ly considered. ++++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Dont dillydally. Present the facts and you will get the help you need to follow through with your plans. Love and romance are highlighted and can bring about a change in the way you live in the future. +++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Dont get angry; get moving. Its up to you to follow through with your plans. Dont feel you have to wait for someone else to make the first move. Good fortune comes to those will ing to go after it. Use your imagination. +++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): If you reveal secret informa tion, you will face the conse quences. A move or lifestyle change may be necessary if you want to avoid someone infringing on your space. Invest in you and what you have to offer. Keep moving forward. +++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Find out who is up to what before you delve into a project that is time-con suming. Make sure there is something in it for you before offering your ser vices. Success will be based on having the best team available. ++++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Stay focused on whats expected of you and deliver the goods. Overreacting or making a fuss will only make you look bad. Show professionalism and you will secure your position person ally and professionally. Use your charm and intelligence to win. ++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Sit back and observe. Knowledge is your best weapon when it comes to controversy. Dont get emotional when there are so many good places to put your energy. Creative changes at home will help you develop a new skill. +++++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Love is in the stars and you can launch exciting ways to move for ward personally. A deal may not be totally above board, but it is likely to bring in cash. Dont reveal your situation until you know its secure. +++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Maintaining your reputation should take top priority. Avoid getting drawn into an argument. Dont meddle or offer advice. Protect your posi tion, important partnerships and the way you do busi ness. A force play can be expected if you show signs of weakness. +++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Look at whats being offered, see what you have to contrib ute and make your move swiftly. Love is highlighted and offering a diverse and unusual romantic scenario will capture someones inter est. Invest in your emotional and financial future. +++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Be true to yourself. Size up your situ ation and position yourself for success. Socializing will bring greater personal and professional opportunities. Dealing with younger and older individuals will be inspiring and educational, as well as expand your social options. +++++ CELEBRITY CIPHER Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.com THE LAST WORD Eugenia Last Stalker starts dating cousin of woman who dumped him Q Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. 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Classified Department: 755-5440LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDTUESDAY, MARCH 11, 20145B LegalW,269.53 FEET; THENCE S 89 DEGREES 3503 W, 564.81 FEET; THENCE N 47 DEGREES 0952 E, 184.31 FEET; THENCE N 64 DEGREES 2540 E, 215.92 FEETTOTHE WESTLINE OF THE SW 1/4 OF THE NE 1/4 OF SAID SEC-TION 28, THENCE N 00 DE-GREES 1330 E, ALONG SAID WESTLINE, 113.02 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGINNING. SAID LANDS BEING SUBJECTTO RIGHTOF WAYFOR REGISTER ROAD, ACOUNTYMAIN-TAINED GRADED ROAD.LESS AND EXCEPTTHE FOL-LOWING DESCRIBED AS FOL-LOWS:COMMENCE ATTHE SOUTH-WESTCORNER OF THE NW1/ OF THE NE 1/, SECTION 28, TOWNSHIP1 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAAND RUN THENCE S 00 DEGREES 1330 W, ALONG THE WESTLINE OF THE SW1/ OF THE NE 1/, 113.02 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGINNING, THENCE N 64 DEGREES 2144 E, 58.89 FEET; THENCE S 00 DE-GREES 1330 W, 241.35 FEET; THENCE S 89 DEGREES 2859 W,382.15 FEET; THENCE N 47 DEGREES 0348 E, 184.93 FEET; THENCE N 64 DEGREES 2227 E, 215.84 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGINNING, SAWLANDS BE-ING SUBJECTTO RIGHTOF WAYFOR NE OMAR TERRACE.Property Address: 101 NE OMAR TER, LAKE CITY, FL32055ANYPERSON CLAIMING AN IN-TERSTIN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTYOWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUSTFILE ACLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.If 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. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administration at 173 NE Her-nando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appear-ance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.Date: February 18, 2014.P. DEWITTCASON, CLERKBy: /s/ P.A. PerryDeputy Clerk05543597March 4, 11, 2014 COLUMBIACOUNTYBOARD OF COUNTYCOMMISSIONERSPROJECTNUMBER 2014-6SWGRAPE ST. APRICOTCT. CANTALOUPE AVE.ROADWAYIMPROVEMENTSNOTICE TO CONTRACTORSNotice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received in the Columbia County Managers office until 11:00 A.M. on March 20, 2014, for Colum-bia County Project No. 2014-6. This office is located on the second floor of the Courthouse Annex at 135 Her-nando Avenue, Room 203 Lake City FL32055.Project consists of +/3900 LF of mixing existing asphalt pavement, limerock material, and placement of 20 LF wide SP9.5 asphaltic concrete in one layer at 1 12 for Grape Street and +/1600 LF of resurfacing Apri-cot Court and Cantaloupe Avenue at 1 14 of SP9.5 asphaltic concrete.Scope of work includes mixing exist-ing roadway, limerock, asphaltic concrete pavement, erosion control, and incidental items.The Bid Forms and Construction specifications may be obtained from the Countys web site at http://www.columbiacountyfla.com/PurchasingBids.asp. Deadline for questions regarding construction plans, specifications, and/or bid documents must be received before 11:00 A.M. on March 17, 2013.The successful bidder will be re-quired to furnish the County Manag-er with performance bond and liabili-ty insurance prior to commencing work.The Columbia County Commission reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to add to the contract or de-lete from the contract to stay within their funding capabilities.Columbia County Board of County CommissionersRonald Williams, Chair05543785.March 4, 11, 2014 PUBLIC NOTICECOLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDASOLID WASTE COLLECTION FRANCHISE APPLICATIONS THE COLUMBIACOUNTYBOARD OF COUNTYCOMMIS-SIONERS IS CURRENTLYAC-CEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE SOLID WASTE COLLEC-TION FRANCHISE. IN ACCORDANCE WITH SEC-TION 90-76, CODE OF ORDINAN-CES, COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA, ITIS PROHIBITED FOR ANYPERSON, NOTHOLD-ING AVALID FRANCHISE IS-SUED BYTHE COLUMBIACOUNTYBOARD OF COUNTYCOMMISSION, TO ENGAGE IN THE BUSINESS OF, OR TO RE-CEIVE PAYOR CONSIDERA-TION FOR THE PERFORMANCE OF COLLECTION OF SOLID WASTE FROM ANYSOURCE WITHIN THE COUNTY, INCLUD-ING HAULING OR TRANSPORT-ING SOLID WASTE WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF THE COUNTY. HAULERS ENGAGED IN THE BUSINESS OF COLLECTING, HAULING OR TRANSPORTING SOLID WASTE WITHIN COLUM-BIACOUNTYMUSTCOMPLETE ASOLID WASTE COLLECTION FRANCHISE APPLICATION. THE NON-REFUNDABLE APPLICA-TION FEE IS $500.00. APPLICA-TIONS MAYBE OBTAINED FROM THE OFFICE OF THE CO-LUMBIACOUNTYBOARD OF COUNTYCOMMISSIONERS, 135 NE HERNANDO AVE., LAKE CITY, FLORIDA32055, BE-TWEEN THE HOURS OF 8:00 A.M. UNTIL5:00 P.M., MONDAY-FRIDAY, (386) 758-1005. **APPLICTIONS MUSTBE SUB-MITTED/RETURNED TO THE COLUMBIACOUNTYBOARD OF COUNTYCOMMISSIONERS OFFICE DEADLINE FOR APPLI-CATION AND FEE SUMBISSION IS MARCH 11TH, 2014, NO LAT-ER THAN 2PM.**BOARD OF COUNTYCOMMIS-SIONERSCOLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDABY:Ronald Williams, ChairmanATTEST: P. DeWitt Cason, Clerk of LegalCourt05543816March 5, 6, 7, 9, 11. 2014 PUBLIC NOTICECOLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDASOLID WASTE COLLECTION FRANCHISE APPLICATIONS "RENEWAL" THE COLUMBIACOUNTYBOARD OF COUNTYCOMMIS-SIONERS IS CURRENTLYAC-CEPTING RENEWALAPPLICA-TIONS FOR THE SOLID WASTE COLLECTION FRANCHISE. IN ACCORDANCE WITH SEC-TION 90-76, CODE OF ORDINAN-CES, COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA, ITIS PROHIBITED FOR ANYPERSON, NOTHOLD-ING AVALID FRANCHISE IS-SUED BYTHE COLUMBIACOUNTYBOARD OF COUNTYCOMMISSION, TO ENGAGE IN THE BUSINESS OF, OR TO RE-CEIVE PAYOR CONSIDERA-TION FOR THE PERFORMANCE OF COLLECTION OF SOLID WASTE FROM ANYSOURCE WITHIN THE COUNTY, INCLUD-ING HAULING OR TRANSPORT-ING SOLID WASTE WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF THE COUNTY. HAULERS ENGAGED IN THE BUSINESS OF COLLECTING, HAULING OR TRANSPORTING SOLID WASTE WITHIN COLUM-BIACOUNTYMUSTCOMPLETE A"RENEWAL" SOLID WASTE COLLECTION FRANCHISE AP-PLICATION. HAULERS, FOR-MERLYAPPROVED WITHIN THE MARCH 2013 CALENDAR YEAR ARE REQUIRED TO SUB-MITARENEWALAPPLICATION WITHIN MARCH 2014. THE NON-REFUNDABLE RENEWALAPPLICATION FEE IS $50.00. APPLICATIONS MAYBE OB-TAINED FROM THE OFFICE OF THE COLUMBIACOUNTYBOARD OF COUNTYCOMMIS-SIONERS, 135 NE HERNANDO AVE., LAKE CITY, FLORIDA32055, BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 8:00 A.M. UNTIL5:00 P.M., MONDAY-FRIDAY, (386) 758-1005.**APPLICTIONS MUSTBE SUB-MITTED/RETURNED TO THE COLUMBIACOUNTYBOARD OF COUNTYCOMMISSIONERS OFFICE DEADLINE FOR APPLI-CATION AND FEE SUMBISSION IS MARCH 11TH, 2014, NO LAT-ER THAN 2PM.**BOARD OF COUNTYCOMMIS-SIONERSCOLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDABY: Ronald Williams, ChairmanATTEST:P. DeWitt Cason, Clerk of Court05543817March 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 2014 020Lost & Found LOSTLarge lovable yellow lab. 2 years old. Fort White area. Reward if found. 386-497-1512 060Services FREE Clean-up Pickup unwanted metals, tin, scrap vehicles, appliances & more. We recycle. 755-0133 or 288-3253 100Job Opportunities05543859F/TAccounts Receivables/ Collections Person. Must be experienced in: Quickbooks, Word & Excel. Email resume firstname.lastname@example.org 05543866 HOLIDAYINN & SUITESLake Citys only full service hotel seeks the following: Catering Sales AssistantF/Tincluding weekends Apply Mon-Fri 12-5pm 213 SWCommerce Dr. EOE/DFWP. 05543907 Local Company Now hiring "Class A" CDLDriver In state deliveries Great benefits Minimum qualifications High School diploma Clean driving record 2 years experience Apply in person M-F 8am to 4pm 211 NE McCloskey Ave Lake City, FL32055 EOE Aramark is seeking an experienced Food Service Director at Camp Weed & Cerveny Conference Center. Applicants should possess a strong catering background and be able to handle 5 star dining events. Interested parties may apply at www.aramark.com/careers and search job 13647 Bookkeeper/Secretary for retail business in Lake City. Computer skills REQUIRED. QB Pro exp. +. Email cover letter, resume, references & salary req. to email@example.com or mail: ATT: Human Resources, 466 SWDeputy J Davis Ln, Lake City, FL32024 Company has an opening for experienced Account Payable Clerk Send reply to Box 05115, C/O The Lake City Reporter, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL, 32056 EOE & Drug Free Workplace. EXP. PETGROOMER Wanted for a very busy grooming shop must have own equipment and minimum 1 yr experience. Apply in person at 872 SWMain Blvd, Lake City, FL32025 Furniture/Mattress sales associate needed Experience preferred Apply in person at Morrells 100Job OpportunitiesMechanic/Leadman with truck experience needed. Excellent pay package. Southern Specialized 752-9754 NEED CLASS "A" or "B" CDL drivers, ($12.00 hr/$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 401K, 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 'til 12:00pm. Part-time Van Driver needed with a dedication to and passion for providing excellent customer service to seniors. Valid FL Drivers License is a must. Clean driving record and Level II Background Screen required. Call Fiscal for more information at 755-0235 TEACHERS Infant/Toddler (birth-3) Pre-school (ages 3-5) E-mail / fax resume to: email@example.com Fax (386) 754-2220 Call 754-2222 EOE Temporary Part-time position 28 hrs/week, grant funded position, must be proficient in Excel and have basic computer skills. Must be organized, a team player and provide own transportation. Send reply to Box 05116, C/O The Lake City Reporter, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL, 32056 120Medical EmploymentBusy eye care practice is looking for an ophthalmic technician The ideal candidate must be patient-oriented and self-motivated. Fax resume to 386-755-1128or email to firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Paraprofessional Family Specialist : Columbia, Suwannee and Hamilton Counties, Florida. PRN/PT/ Contractual Qualifications: 3 years experience or Bachelors Degree, Email resume to: email@example.com or fax (386) 754-9017. RN Faculty Position wanted at North Florida Community College. See www.nfcc.edu for details. RN, CNA, PTwanted for Home Health Care. Family Life Care Live Oak FL. Call 386-364-5515. Fax Resume 386-364-5648 Seeking Licensed FL Mental Health Pr ofessional for work with youth in an outpatient SA, AM, and MH treatment program. Masters degree and minimum of 24 months experience required. Background and reference checks also required. Work hours: approximately 8 to10 hours per week. Competitive salary. Please fax resume to 352-379-2843 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. 170Business OpportunitiesLiquor License Columbia County, Great terms avail, no transfer fees, RealtyMasters 800-523-7651 240Schools & Education05542832INTERESTED in a Medical Career?Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp Nursing Assistant, $499next class2/24/2014 Phlebotomy national certifica-tion, $800 next class4/14/2014 LPN APRIL14, 2014 Fees incl. books, supplies, exam fees. Call 386-755-4401 or expresstrainingservices.com 310Pets & Supplies 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. 330Livestock & SuppliesBuff Ophranton Rooster For Sale $6 Located in Wellborn area. 386-209-8335 420Wanted to Buy K&H TIMBER We Buy Pine Hardwood & Cypress. Large or small tracts. Call 386-288-6875. 430Garage Sales PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. 630Mobile Homes forRent2 & 3 BR MH. $400 $700. mo. Plus Deposit. Water & Sewer Furnished. Cannon Creek MHP& other locations 386-752-6422 In town Ft. White. Newly remodeled 2/1, Lg kit/dining. W/D hookup. $575/mo. 1st+last+sec. Must have references. (941)924-5183 640Mobile Homes forSaleHomes of Merit House 3BR/2ba 1493 sqft Great starter home for young couple. $59,900 Call Mike Cox (386) 752-5355 Live Oak Homes 3BR/2BA1305 sqft 9 foot ceilings and much more. $48,900 Call Mike Cox (386) 752-5355 Live Oak Homes 4BR/2BA 1560 sqft, 9 foot ceilings, corner kitchen $55,900 Call Mike Cox (386) 752-5355 Century 21-Darby Rogers 752-6575MLS86259 Well maintained 3BR/2BA, Lg great room, lots of customs. $138,500 Century 21-Darby Rogers 752-6575MLS86314 3BR/2BA, 2532 sqft, inground heated pool, 2 car garage, all wood floors $209,000 Century 21-Darby Rogers 752-6575MLS86434 3BR/2BA brick on 4 ac, Formal living & dining, 3 stall barn, oaks $185,000 Century 21-Darby Rogers 752-6575MLS86452 Bring your horses. 3BR/2BA, 890 sqft 5 stall barn, hugh kitchen $89,000 Century 21-Darby Rogers 752-6575MLS86468 4BR/2BA, 2346 sqft brick, new roof, lg great room, landscaping, lg trees $256,000 Century 21-Darby Rogers 752-6575MLS86469 Alittle TLC, brick, lg eat in kitchen, huge living rm w/fireplace $42,000 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent $100 off 1st mo rent!1, 2 & 3BR apts.$89 DepositPools, B-ball, gym & more! *FREE afterschool programWindsong AptsCall forourlow rent rates386-758-8455 2 BR/1.5 BAw/garage 5 minutes from VAhospital and Timco. Call for details. 386-365-5150 2BR/1BAAPT. CH/A $530. mo $530 dep. NO PETS 386-697-4814 UPDATED APT, w/tile floors/fresh paint. Great area. 386-752-9626 X-CLEAN 2nd story, 1700 sq ft 2br/2ba, privacy near Lake Jeffrey /Moore $600/mo. First+ last+ deposit. No dogs 386-961-9181 720Furnished Apts. ForRentROOMS FOR Rent. Hillcrest, Sands, Columbia. All furnished. Electric, cable, fridge, microwave. Weekly or monthly rates. 1 person $145, 2 persons $155. weekly 386-752-5808 730Unfurnished Home ForRent2 BR / 1BA $550. mo. & $550 security 6mo-1yr lease 386-697-9950 HOUSE FOR Rent or Sale, Beautiful Blackberry Farms Subdivision on 2.5 acres, 3br/2.5ba, 2 car garage attached workshop and much more. $1,700/mo. For more info please call 954-464-0173 750Business & Office RentalsOAKBRIDGE OFFICE Complex Professional Office Available 725 SE Baya Dr Call 752-4820 Salon for Lease & Sale: Only $1,600 monthly!! (plus tax) Turn-Key Lease and Full Salon Including ALLEquipment! Approx 1200 sf. /Store Front on Main Hwy. ALLFOR ONLY $1,600 AMONTH!! Contact Michelle at 386-755-3117 For more information. 805Lots forSale 1 acre of land for sale, Ft White area on SR18, Call 904-353-9391 or 904-551-8638 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 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Elaine Tolar 365-1548 MLS 85161 6BR home, new roof, LR, Family room, wood burning FP, screened porch $99,900 810Home forSale Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Elaine Tolar 365-1548 MLS 86268 Perfect getaway, custom built log home on Suwannee 4.01 ac, open deck. $199,900 AWESOME views from this gorgeous 2 story home, private yet close to town! $159,900 Anita Tonetti 386-697-3780 Hallmark Real Estate MLS#85490 CHARMING 4BR/2BAhome in town, 2 decks, XLworkshop now $74,500! Teresa Spradley 386-365-8343 Hallmark Real Estate MLS#85778 MUSTSEE! Fantastic 3BR/2BA brick home in Woodcrest only $139,000! Debbie King 386-365-3886 Hallmark Real Estate MLS#86601 GORGEOUS huge family home, 2 story, 5BR/2.5BA, plenty of room for everyone! $299,000 Paula Lawrence 386-623-1973 Hallmark Real Estate MLS#86664 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Mary Brown Whitehurst 965-0887 2BR/1.5BA, 2 story condo, Lg closets, private patio MLS80679 $59,900 Poole Realty William Golightly 590-6881. Custom 2 story Log on 8 acres. 3BR/3BA, Master bedroom MLS81654 $214,900 Remax Missy Zecher 623-0237 MLS81910 $159,000 Lg master suite, open kitchen, manicured lawn, screened porch Remax TaylorGoes 344-7662 3BR/2BAon 1 ac. Well maintained, beautiful landscaped yard, lg kitchen MLS82126 $137,500 Poole Realty Irvin Dees 208-4276 MLS82228 Corner lot 4 ac very wooded & private, 84DWMH $29,500 Remax Missy Zecher 623-0237 MLS82953 $270,000 Custom brick,glamour master bath, spacious bedrooms, open kitchen Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty 623-6896 Patti Taylor Brand new baths. 3BR/3BAon 1 acrea, outside fireplaces $79,900 MLS83483 Denise Milligan-Bose Realty 397-3313 2BR/2BA Eastside Village MLS83963 $50,000 Poole Realty Glenda McCall 208-5244 MLS84258 5 plus ac. 3/2, 2538 sqft, upgraded, workshop/garage $205,000 Remax Jo Lytte 365-2821 MLS84652 $239,900 Ichetucknee River access. 2BR/2BA. Composite decking, workshop, hot tub & more. Century 21/Darby-Rogers HeatherCraig 466-9223 MLS84688 $290,000. Log home, 20 ac, lg screened porch, master suite, whirlpool tub & much more Reduced! Lg Home 3br/2ba, 2318 sf, fenced, full guest house, great location MLS84810 $224,900 Remax/Pam Beauchamp 386-303-2505 Reduced! Custom home on 3.38 acres. Like new! 3br/2ba w/2 car garage. Conveniently located MLS84910 Susan Holton Eagle 623-6612 Daniel Crapps Agency Poole Realty Kellie Shirah 208-3847 Magnificent home on 20 ac. 4BR/3.5BAplus bonus room, in ground pool. MLS84924 $370,000 Century 21/Darby-Rogers HeatherCraig 466-9223 MLS84931 Custom built, River access. 3BR/3BAon 1 ac. newly udated kitchen $125,000 Remax Jo Lytte 365-2821 MLS85044 $209,900 Private 4BR/2BAon 5 ac. Lg barn & workshop. Country living. Remax Missy Zecher 623-0237 MLS85059 $229,000 A. Rutenberg floor pla, built by Bryan Zecher. Lg master suite, Lanai between great rm & dining. Custom 4br, 4453 sqft $269,900 FP. Owner Financing offered or lease w/ option to buy. MLS85144 Call Susan Holton Eagle 623-6612 Daniel Crapps Agency Century 21/Darby-Rogers HeatherCraig 466-9223 MLS85308 Custom Cannon CK Airpark, split floor plan, screened porch, new carpet $349,999 Reduced! 4br/2.5ba, 2 story, 2302 sf, FP, stocked pond, gorgeous view, MLS85407 $187,500 Remax/Pam Beauchamp 386-303-2505 Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty 623-6896 Patti Taylor MLS85442 Charming 3BR/2BA on 1 ac, fully furnished, screened porch, eat in kitchen $79,900 Denise Milligan-Bose Realty 397-3313 MLS85637 Move in condition, shed, large corner lot $89,900 Reduced! 4br/3ba, 3026 sf, lg kitchen, open space, screened & solar heated pool & hot tub. MLS85805 $289,000 Remax/Pam Beauchamp 386-303-2505 Remax, Jo Lytte 365-2821 MLS85844 $183,000 3BR/2BA, 9.37 ac. master suite, fireplace, back porch. Remax Missy Zecher 623-0237 MLS85903 $210,000 2 story on 4 ac. 3BR/2BA, great kitchen, outside workshop. Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty 3BR/2BAupdated. New & Spacious M. suite, chefs kitchen MLS86001 $124,900 Patti Taylor 623-6896 Denise Milligan-Bose Realty 397-3313 Spacious floor plan, split lg living & dining rm MLS86101 $97,000 Poole Realty Donna Dawson 288-5679 MLS86223 4BR/3BAw/FP, attached carport $89,000 Remax TaylorGoes 344-7662 Charming 3BR/2BA, lg open floor plan, garden tub, spacious master. MLS86273 $179,900 Poole Realty Ronnie Poole 208-3175 MLS86306 Bank owned 2BR/2BAcondo vie or golf. Good shape. $90,000 810Home forSale Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 MLS86337 2 story, 4BR/3BA, screened inground pool. 4br/3.5ba, 3398 H/C sqft. for $89,000. Formal L& D, Fam rm w/FP, lg kit, FLrm, 2 car garage MLS86363 Susan Holton Eagle 623-6612 Daniel Crapps Agency Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 MLS86363 $89,000 3398 sqft. 4BR/3.5BAformal & family areas, FP, Lafayette Co. Tri-level home! 3br/2ba, 4209 sf, 2 kitchens, nice deck & balcony, fenced. MLS86374 $188,500 Remax/Pam Beauchamp 386-303-2505 Remax TaylorGoes 344-7662 4BR/2BAsituated on 22.95 ac, numerous upgrades, FP, lg kitchen & more. MLS86396 $379,000 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 MLS86421 $156,500 3BR/2BA, Woodhaven, wrap porch, workshop, storage & car port Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 MLS86423 $74,900 Country hom eon 4.23 ac mini farm, remodeled baths & more Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Elaine Tolar 365-1548 Immaculate home, in ground pool. 3BR/2BA, lots of closet space. MLS86440 $189,900 Pool Home! 4br/3.5ba, 3344 sf, spa tub, screened in pool, 3br/2ba loft MLS86458 $399,900 Remax/Pam Beauchamp 386-303-2505 Remax Missy Zecher 623-0237 MLS86472 $135,000 3BR/3BA, lg den, screened patio, spacious yard, outside town. Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 MLS96437 $154,900 3BR/2BA, Lg family rm, open patio, storage bldg, 2 acres. On golfcourse, nice 1800 sqft 3br/2ba, 2 car garage, enclosed patio, $145,000 Must see! 386-752-3991 or 386-397-4550 Remax Missy Zecher 623-0237 MLS86475 $105,000 Eastside Village. 2BR/2BA1400 sqft. Beautifully landscaped. Florida room & fenced yard Remax Sandy Kishton 344-0433 Custom built 3BR/2BA, lots of extras, min workshop, screened porch, office in hangar, runway access MLS85025 $320,000 Remax Sandy Kishton 344-0433 Great lot, 3BR/2BA. Split bedroom plan with additional spare. MLS86467 $99,000 Remax Sandy Kishton 344-0433 On golf course 3BR/2BA, 1980 squf formal LR, DR, sun porch, screened porch & so much more MLS86338 $175,000 820Farms & Acreage1/2 ACRE lots; great distance from Lake City, Live Oak & Branford. Owner financing: $300 down; $77 per month Deas Bullard/BKLProperties 386-752-4339 www.landnfl.com 4 1/2 acre lot. Lake Jeffery Road. Gorgeous Oaks!Paved Rd Owner Financing! NO DOWN! $59,900. $525mo 352-215-1018. www .LandOwnerFinancing.com GREAT9.66 Acres to build your home or MH allowed, only $38,000! GingerParkerHallmark Real Estate MLS#85572 5.98 ACRES with huge Live Oak trees, perfect for home site, $55,000 Rob Edwards 386-965-0763 Hallmark Real Estate MLS#85707 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Mary Brown Whitehurst 965-0887 3BR/2BAcorner lot, spacious bedrooms, well kept MLS84613 $124,900 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Sherry Ratliff 365-8414. Sante Fe River, Riverfron lot (2.9 ac) $150,000 MLS85480 951Recreational Vehicles2009 39 Foot Travel Trailer, Self Contained, 2 slides, Awning, W/D, many extras. Must sell! $19,500 OBO Call 717-454-8870 180 East Duval St. Lake City, FLorida 32055Contact us at the paper.Mon.-Fri.: 8 a.m.5:00 p.m.CLASSIFIED ADS 386-755-5440 SUBSCRIPTION 386-755-5445 ALL OTHER DEPARTMENTS 386-752-1293 ELECTRONIC ADS SEND TOads@lakecityreporter.com THIS REPORTER WORKS FOR YOU! Lake City Reporter
6B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014 Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-0421 6BCLASS A D V ANCE D R Y CLEANERS 386-755-5571 WEDNES D A Y ON L Y $5.95 Me n s or L adie s Suits (2-pie c e only) L adie s D r esses (not e v ening) 471 SW 247, Suite 101 Lake City FL Branford Crossing Plaza Across from the fairgrounds www.drycleanerslakecityfl.com 1130 US Hwy 90 W Lake City, Florida (386) 752-5890 G.W. Hunter, Inc. PRO P ANE FILLING STATION Drive it in and well ll it up! New Patient Exam and Necessary X-rays DO150, DO330 First-time patient Reg. $217 $ 43 SAVINGS OF $174 Expires March 31, 2014 ASPEN DENTAL GROUP ACC tournament At Greensboro Coliseum Greensboro, N.C. First Round Wednesday Wake Forest vs. Notre Dame, 1 p.m. Miami vs. Virginia Tech, 3:30 p.m. Georgia Tech vs. Boston College, 7 p.m. Second Round Thursday Maryland vs. Florida State, Noon Pittsburgh vs. Wake Forest-Notre Dame winner, 2:30 p.m. N.C. State vs. Miami-Virginia Tech winner, 7 p.m. Clemson vs. Georgia Tech-Boston College winner, 9:30 p.m. SEC standings W L PCT Florida 18 0 1.000 Kentucky 12 6 .667 Georgia 12 6 .667 Tennessee 11 7 .611 Arkansas 10 8 .556 Missouri 9 9 .500 LSU 9 9 .500 Mississippi 9 9 .500 Texas A&M 8 10 .444 Vanderbilt 7 11 .389 Alabama 7 11 .389 Auburn 6 12 .333 South Carolina 5 13 .278 Mississippi State 3 15 .167 ACC standings W L PCT Virginia 16 2 .889 Syracuse 14 4 .778 Duke 13 5 .722 North Carolina 13 5 .722 Pittsburgh 11 7 .611 Clemson 10 8 .556 N.C. State 9 9 .500 Maryland 9 9 .500 Florida State 9 9 .500 Miami 7 11 .389 Georgia Tech 6 12 .333 Wake Forest 6 12 .333 Notre Dame 6 12 .333 Boston College 4 14 .222 Virginia Tech 2 16 .111 Seminoles need to make some noise in tournament Associated Press TALLAHASSEE Florida State desperately needed another signature win to improve its resume and impress the NCAA tournament selection committee. The Seminoles were unable to do so in a 74-58 loss to No. 7 Syracuse on Sunday in the regular sea son finale. Florida State got a big game from senior Okaro White, who had 20 points and 11 rebounds, but it wasnt enough. The Seminoles (18-12) likely need to make serious noise in the ACC tourna ment to play their way into the field of 68. Florida State trailed by one point with 12:38 left in the second half, but Syracuse ran away down the stretch. We still showed we can play with anybody, senior guard Ian Miller said. This ACC tournament is going to get real tricky, I think. If we can go up there and make a special run and still make some noise and get where weve got to go. White posted his fifth double-double of the sea son and Miller finished with 16 points while Aaron Thomas chipped in 14. The Orange outshot FSU 48.3 to 38.0 percent. SEC tournament At The Georgia Dome Atlanta First Round Wednesday Auburn vs. South Carolina, 7 p.m. Vanderbilt vs. Mississippi St., 9:25 p.m. Second Round Thursday Missouri vs. Texas A&M, 1 p.m. Arkansas vs. Auburn-South Carolina winner, 3:25 p.m. LSU vs. Alabama, 7 p.m. Mississippi vs. Vanderbilt-Mississippi State winner, 9:25 p.m. Quarterfinals Friday Florida vs. Missouri-Texas A&M winner, 1 p.m. Tennessee vs. Arkansas_Auburn-South Carolina winner, 3:25 p.m. Kentucky vs. LSU-Alabama winner, 7 p.m. Georgia vs. Mississippi_VanderbiltMississippi State winner, 9:25 p.m. JASON MATTHEW WALKE R/Lake City Reporter Florida forward Will Yeguete scores an easy layup during the Gators 84-65 win over Kentucky on Saturday. Florida finished its SEC schedule undefeated at 18-0. UF celebrates on Senior Day Associated Press GAINESVILLE With strands of net behind their ears, Florida seniors Casey Prather, Scottie Wilbekin, Will Yeguete and Patric Young stopped at midcourt and kissed the floor. They stood up, started walking toward the locker room and then paused at the edge of the court. With their arms draped around each other, they took the last stride in unison. It was the first step toward the next goal winning it all. Young scored 18 points in his home finale and No. 1 Florida routed 25thranked Kentucky 84-65 on Saturday, becoming the first team in Southeastern Conference history to go 18-0 in league play. This is the way to go out, Young said. You couldnt have scripted this one any better. ... What else could you want? The Gators (29-2) have won 23 straight and 32 in a row at home. Coach Billy Donovan called timeout with 36.9 seconds remaining to get his four seniors another standing ovation. They certainly deserved this one, especially since it was Floridas largest margin of victory in series history. When you invest four years likes these guys have invested, it means some thing to them, Donovan said. Theyre going to carry this with them for the rest of their lives. Theyre going to have their chil dren and theyre going to come back here and theyre going to be remembered for what theyve done. Theyve done something thats not happened here before.