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The Lake City reporter
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Lake City reporter (Lake City, Fla. 1967)
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Lake City ReporterWEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2014 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | $1.00 LAKECITYREPORTER.COM LOCALCARC receives donation 2A. CALL US:(386) 752-1293SUBSCRIBE TOTHE REPORTER:Voice: 755-5445Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 140, No. 146 TODAY’S WEATHER Opinion . . . . . . 4AHealth . . . . . . . 8AObituaries . . . . . 5AAdvice & Comics . . 4B Puzzles . . . . . . . 2B SPORTSLady Indians beat Hamilton County, 1B. 94 65 M ostly sunny 2A Police shootings: Does size matter? Opinion 4A. + PLUS >> Don’t shy away from the doctor See Page 8AHEALTH Charter might still have chance See BelowLOCAL Tigers in Gainesville Thursday See Page 1BSPORTS Foreman winsWitt, Phillips head to runoff BOCC 4 U.S. Rep. Dist 3*Jake Rush: 12.4% Ted Yoho: 86.78% County AttorneyJoel Foreman: 59% Bruce Robinson: 41% County Comm. Dist. 2Rusty DePratter: 50.22% Marc Kazmierski: 49.78% County Comm. Dist. 4Richard Keen: 22.82% Everett Phillips: 25.82% Clifton Ward: 24.35% Toby Witt: 27% School Board Dist. 1Danny Green: 37.49% Linard Johnson: 45.62% Allison Scott: 16.89% School Board Dist. 3Reggie Clauser: 14.16% Steve Nelson: 85.84% City Council Dist. 10Adee Farmer: 24.68% Eugene Jefferson: 63.08% Harold Perry: 12.24% City Council Dist. 14Ricky Jernigan: 29.7% George Ward: 70.2% *Columbia County results only. DePratter leads by seven votes in BOCC 2. See story, Page 3A. JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterJoel Foreman (right) is congratulated by Steve Nelson after winning the race against Bruce Robinson for County Attorney. Foreman received 5,042 votes, or 59 percent. Cruised to easy win, claiming 23 of 24 precincts.By EMILY BUCHANANebuchanan@lakecityreporter.com Joel Foreman easily defeated Bruce Robinson in the race for coun ty attorney, 59 percent to 41 percent. Foreman received 5,042 votes to Robinson’s 3,498 in a race most expected to be closer. “I am elated. We put a lot of work into this race, and I’m extremely humbled by the fact that people are saying they want me to work for Columbia County,” Foreman said. “I have a good relationship with [current County Attorney Marlin Feagle], and now we’re going to begin a transition until I take office January 6.” Foreman won in 23 of 24 pre cincts. Robinson carried only one, the Fort White Community Center, which he won by eight votes. Columbia is the only Florida coun ty that elects its county attorney. By SARAH LOFTUSsloftus@lakecityreporter.com A group pushing to charter a new school in place of Shining Star Academy of the Arts for the cur rent academic year isn’t giving up, though denied a spot on Tuesday night’s school board agenda. Ron Natale II said at the meeting that the group will ask to be put on the Sept. 9 school board agen da, then ask the board to waive the Aug. 1 deadline to apply for a new charter. Natale spoke during the public comments section of the meeting. Also on Tuesday, the board issued a state-mandated 90-day notice of termination for Shining Star after the Florida Board of Education denied the charter school a waiver of termination on Aug. 18, which it needed to stay open after receiving F grades during the 2012-13 and 2013-14 school years. Since Shining Star received F grades during the 2012-13 and 2013-14 school years, state law dictated that the school be shut down unless it made a successful appeal based on the learning gains of its students compared to those at other nearby district schools, which it did not.Charter may still have a chance CHARTER continued on 3A JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterJimmy Hunt (from left), Gloria Hunt, George Ward and Eugene Jefferson use a smart phone to check voting results on the Supervisor of Elections website Tuesday. Absentees carry day for Jefferson CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT 10By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.com Eugene Jefferson rode a tide of absentee ballots to capture another four-year city council term, besting challengers Adee Farmer and Harold D. Perry in the District 10 race. Jefferson had a total of 299 votes, 63 percent, while Farmer collected 117 votes, 24.6 percent, and Perry ended with 58 votes, 12.2 percent. Election results were unofficial as of Tuesday night. “I’m pleased with the result and the turnout,” Jefferson said. “I was expecting it to be a little bit closer race, but obviously I’m pleased.” According to unofficial returns, Jefferson won by collecting 204 absentee bal lots of his 299 total votes. In fact, Jefferson collected more absentee ballots than the combined total of both of his opponents through all voting methods. Farmer had 32 absentee ballots and Perry collected 21 absentee votes. Jefferson’s wife, Betty Jefferson, is currently under indictment for alleged voter fraud for her role in the 2010 election, in which Jefferson claimed 69 percent of the vote, most in the form of absentee ballots. According to a 2010 affidavit from Supervisor of Elections Liz Horne, most of those ballots were the result of Betty Jefferson’s efforts. Jefferson only took a slim majority of votes at the polls on election day this year. On Tuesday Jefferson collected 54 votes at the polls, while DIST. 10 continued on 3A By SARAH LOFTUSsloftus@lakecityreporter.com Three-term incumbent Linard Johnson defeat ed two challengers in the School Board District 1 race, but not by enough to avoid a runoff. Johnson received 713 votes, or 45.62 percent, to 586 (37.49 percent) for former CHS football coach Daniel C. “Danny” Green and 264 (16.89 percent) for Allison Scott in the non-par tisan race. Johnson will face off Johnson,Greentop SB Dist. 1 DIST. 1 continued on 3A By EMILY BUCHANANebuchanan@lakecityreporter.com Toby Witt nar rowly edged three oppo nents in a tight County Comm-ission District 4 race, but came nowhere near avoiding a runoff. Witt, who received 459 votes (27 percent), will face off against second-place finisher Everett Phillips, who received 439 votes (25.82 percent), during the gen eral election on Nov. 4. Clifton Ward received 414 votes (24.35 Phillips Witt BOCC 4 continued on 3A

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2A LAKE CITY REPORTER DAILY BRIEFING WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2014 Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 7a 1p 7p 1a 6 a LAKE CITY ALMANA C SUN MOON UV INDEX EXTREME: 10 minutes to burn T odays ultra-violet radiation risk for the a r ea on a scale f r om 0 to 10+. FYI An exclusive service brought to our readers by The W eather Channel. SPONSORED B Y City THE WEA THER WEA THER HIST O R Y Pensacola T allahassee Panama City V aldosta Daytona Beach Cape Canaveral Gainesville Lake City Ocala Orlando Jacksonville T ampa W est Palm Beach Ft. Myers Ft. Lauderdale Naples Miami Key W est TEMPERA TURESNor mal high Nor mal low PRECIPIT A TIONMonth total Y ear total HI LO LO HI LO HI LO HI LO HI 27 28 29 30 31Thursday Friday Cape Canaveral 90/77/pc 93/78/ts Daytona Beach 90/76/pc 92/76/ts Fort Myers 93/77/ts 93/77/ts Ft. 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High Tuesday Low Tuesday 90 102 in 1915 62 in 1930 91 71 72 Tuesday 0.01" 2.98" 34.83" Test 34.55" 5.37" 7:04 a.m. 7:58 p.m. 7:05 a.m. 7:57 p.m. 8:48 a.m. 9:03 p.m.Sept 2 Sept 8 Sept 15 Sept 24 First Full Last New Quarter Quarter Sunrise today Sunset today Sunrise tom. Sunset tom. Moonrise today Moonset today Moonrise tom. Moonset tom. Record high Record low Normal month-to-date Normal year-to-date WED94 65 THU94 70 FRI94 72 SAT92 72 SUN92 72WEATHER BY-THE-DAY 60 70 80 90 100 110 Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue 92 96 97 97 96 87 91 73 74 72 73 73 74 72Actual high Actual low Average high Average low REGIONAL FORECAST MAP for Wednesday, Aug. 27 Wednesday's highs/Wednesday night's low 12 Extreme mins to burn 20Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Chance of storms Chance of storms Chance of storms 9:38 p.m.HI LO HI LO HI LO HI LO HI LO34.83" 9:41 a.m.Forecasts, data and graphics WSI Florida police dog killed by lightning strikePANAMA CITY BEACHAlightning strike from a passing thunderstorm in Florida killed a Panama City Beach police dog named Argo. The daughter of the dogs handler, Cpl. Jason Gleason, found the dog behind his kennel Sunday evening. The News Herald of Panama City reports Gleason left the dog in his kennel because he was on his way to a training session. Officials say most of the fur was missing from Argos front leg above the paw, indicating a lightning strike. Police Chief Drew Whitman says Gleason is having a hard time dealing with the dogs death. Argo replaced Gleasons former K-9 partner Poncho who disappeared and was presumed dead in 2009 while tracking suspects in the woods. Argo had four national certificates and helped seize about $25,000 in illegal narcotics.Falling tree damages roof for second time in weeks AUBURNDALE Lightning may not strike twice, but falling trees did in one central Florida neighborhood. A large hickory tree fell onto the room of Lin Chipmans house in Auburndale during a thunderstorm on Saturday evening. Chipman says no one was injured, but she and her 92-year-old mother were shaken up by the incident. The Ledger of Lakeland reports a large tree limb fell onto the roof during a severe storm in July, leaving a big hole. Repairs to that damage had just been completed when Saturdays storm blew through. The tree was still resting on Chipmans house Monday afternoon. It has already caused some structural damage. She plans to have the tree removed on Tuesday at a cost of about $5,000.Water park employee trapped underwater ORLANDO An employee at the Orlando water park Wet-n-Wild has been seriously injured after he was trapped underwater while cleaning a pool. Orlando police say the employee was cleaning the pool Tuesday morning when he was caught underwater. Another employee was able to pull him from the water. Authorities did not say how long he was underwater. Emergency officials performed CPR. The unidentified employee is hospitalized in critical but stable condition.6th person sentenced in $7M loan fraud scheme WEST PALM BEACH A sixth person has been sent to prison for his role in a Florida-based $7 million loan fraud scheme that targeted distressed homeowners across the country. Federal prosecutors said Monday that 35-year-old Robert Bacon of West Newbury, Massachusetts, was sentenced to six years in prison after pleading guilty to fraud conspiracy and mail fraud charges. Scripture of the Day I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot; together we can do great things. Mother Theresa, missionary of Albanian origin who lived for most of her life in India (1910-1997)For as in one body we have many members, and the members do not all have the same function, so we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individ-ually members one of another. Romans 12:4-5 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 organization in the newspaper, send the picture and information to associate editor Emily Lawson at elawson@lakecityreporter.com. Submissions The Lake City Reporter corrects errors of fact in news items. If you have a concern, question, or suggestion, please call the editor. Corrections and clarifications will run in this space. Thanks for reading. COURTESYCARC receives donationKnights of Columbus Treasurer David Hall, Grand Knight Lloyd Pledge and Past Grand Knight Larry LaTour present a check to CARCs Executive Director Stephen E. Bailey in the amount of $1,323.75. This was the amount collected at the Tootsie Roll Drive held at Winn Dixie, Walmart and Publix earlier this year. The drive was sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. Winning Lottery Numbers Cash 3: (Tuesday) 6-8-9 Play 4: (Tuesday) 0-8-5-4 Fantasy 5: (Monday) 8-15-18-22-33 Associated Press HOW TO REACH USMain number ........ (386) 752-1293 Fax number .............. 752-9400 Circulation ............... 755-5445 Online ... www lakecityreporter com The Lake City Reporter, an affiliate of Community Newspapers Inc., is published Tuesday through Friday and Sunday at 180 E. Duval St., Lake City, Fla. 32055. 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Every time you saw him, Crystal said of Williams at the conclusion of a tribute to industry members who died within the past 12 months. Robin Williams, what a concept. ABCs Modern Family won a fifth best comedy series Emmy, tying the record set by Frasier, while the final season of AMCs Breaking Bad captured the top drama award and a trio of acting honors for its stars. Netflixs freshman Orange Is the New Black, which competed for best comedy series despite its dark prison setting, failed to sway Emmy voters, as did Netflixs sophomore series House of Cards. Bryan Cranston was honored as best actor in a drama for Breaking Bad, proving that True Detective nominee Matthew McConaugheys movie-star appeal couldnt conquer all. I have gratitude for everything that has happened, Cranston said. His victory ties him with four-time best drama actor champ Dennis Franz. Cranstons co-stars Aaron Paul and Anna Gunn were honored in categories for best drama supporting acting he for the third time and she for the second straight year and the series won its second consecutive best drama award. Thank you for this wonderful farewell to our show, Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan said of the series about a teacher-turned-drug kingpin that ended with a bang. A broadcast win was scored by ABCs The Good Wife star Julianna Margulies, honored as best lead actress in a drama series. What a wonderful time for women on television, Margulies said. McConaughey was the object of too-handsome jokes by presenter Jimmy Kimmel and adoration by winner Gail Mancuso, honored as best director for an episode of Modern Family. It was one of the better gags of the night. If you dont mind, Matthew McConaughey, Im gonna make eye contact with you right now, she said from the stage, making good by holding the actors gaze for much of her speech. The ceremony honoring the best of TV wasnt shy about playing the movie-star card. Six minutes to Woody Harrelson flashed on screen during Colin Buckseys acceptance speech for best miniseries direction for Fargo. Harrelson and his True Detective co-star were given time to banter before announcing that Benedict Cumberbatch of Sherlock: His Last Vow was the winner of the best miniseries actor award.

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Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & STATE WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2014 3A By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.com George Ward secured another term in office Tuesday night by handily defeating political upstart Ricky Jernigan. Ward claimed the Lake City District 14 council seat by collecting 264 votes, 70.2 percent of the vote. Jernigan collected 112 votes, 29.7 percent of the vote. Election results were unofficial as of Tuesday night. “I’m pleased with the election results,” Ward said Tuesday night. Ward garnered 122 votes during early voting, enough to win outright. Jernigan col lected 47 votes during early voting period. The race marked the first time Ward has had to face opposition for the District 14 seat. Ward was initial ly appointed when a former councilman resigned and he’s never had opposition in an election campaign until this year. Ward has served one year of an unexpired term and three full terms and this year’s election marked the first time he’s every had to get out and campaign. “It makes me appreciate what everybody else has done,” he said. “It’s gratifying, very gratifying to man a cam paign and actually win and I’ve enjoyed the process.” The win will allow Ward to serve his fourth full term as a city councilman. “I want to thank my sup porters and my wife, Joan, for standing by me through all this,” he said. “It’s not easy on the spouse... I appre ciate everybody that voted for me and everybody in my district. I’m going to work hard to do a good job for them.” On the same day Shining Star was denied a waiver, a retired Columbia County school teach er, Bernice D. Presley, sent the district a let ter stating that she and other members of the community want ed to keep the school open under a new charter, new name and new administra tion. The teachers and students would stay the same. She wrote in her letter that the new school, which would be called the “Alfonso Levy Charter School,” would use Belmont Academy’s charter application, which has already been approved by the school district. However, the school would still put a focus on arts education. Natale said the group’s intent is to get the new school up and running before the end of the 90-day ter mination process. But he said after the meet ing that he’s not sure if that’s possible. School board attor ney Guy Norris said after the meeting that he’s never heard a charter get approved in 90 days. He said he doesn’t believe it’s possible because he doesn’t think the Florida Department of Education can approve a charter that quickly. Norris said if the board does waive the Aug. 1 deadline, the charter could get approved for the 2015-16 school year. If it doesn’t, he said the charter application would simply be an early submission for the 2016-17 school year. In the meantime, district officials will begin meeting with Shining Star adminis trators to determine when the school’s last day will be. District Director of purchasing Mike Null said district officials are meeting with school adminis trators today to set up meetings to pick the date for the school’s last day. At Tuesday’s meet ing, school board mem bers Steve Nelson, Linard Johnson and Stephanie Finnell said they will support the new charter school as best they can. “If you guys can put together a good appli cation, we’re going to support you. We want you to be suc cessful,” Nelson said. “I can assure you if you bring it to us, and it’s the right thing for the kids, we’ll support you.” School board mem ber Dana Brady-Giddens said she wishes the group good luck in its appli cation and said that the board will follow state laws as it makes future decisions. “When you bring an application to us, we’re going to be look ing out for the best interest of your stu dents and the district,” she said. “And there is certain requirements that need to be fol lowed and those will be followed in this case as well just as we followed them tonight in our vote.” CHARTERContinued From 1A By SARAH LOFTUSsloftus@lakecityreporter.com Steve Nelson was reelect ed for Columbia County school board District 3, beating out Edgar ‘Reggie’ Clauser III with 85.84 percent of the vote. Nelson said he feels hon ored to be serving a fourth term on the board. “I’m just humbled,” he said. “I had a good feeling during the election, but to win by this percentage is humbling.” Nelson received 1,685 votes while Clauser got 278. Nelson celebrated his win at a friend’s house with his family and supporters. In his next term, he said he hopes to continue work ing on efforts to get admin istrators to be more account able to the board. Nelson also plans to continue work ing on providing profession planning, which allows expe rienced administrators to mentor new administrators. He said he has already talk ed to retired Columbia coun ty administrators who would be willing to come back part time to do this. Nelson said he’s not quite sure what he expects his next term to be like, but he does hope to help the board return to times of financial prosperity. Nelson beats Clauser JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterSteve Nelson is interviewed by FGC public information coor dinator Troy Roberts during a live feed on Tuesday. NelsonSCHOOL BOARD DISTRICT 3 Ward wins big over JerniganCITY COUNCILDISTRICT 14 Ward From staff reports U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Gainesville, easily defeated challenger Jake Rush in the Republican primary Tuesday. Yoho received 37,244 votes, or 79.32 percent, to 0,079 (20.68 per cent) for Rush. In Columbia County the margin was even greater. Yoho received 3,688 votes, or 86.78 percent, to Rush’s 527 (12.4 percent). In the gubernatorial primaries Republican incumbent Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist won easily, both statewide and here in Columbia County. Scott received 828,898 votes statewide, or 87.65 percent, to 99,973 (10.57 percent) for Elizabeth Cuevas-Neunder and 16,788 (1.78 percent) for Yinka Abosede Adeshina. In Columbia County, Scott received 3,718 votes (87.52 percent) to 345 for Cuevas-Neunder (8.12 percent) and 48 for Adeshina (1.13 percent). In the Democratic primary for governor, Crist received 615,243 votes (74.32 percent) compared to 212,579 (25.68 percent) for former state senator Nan Rich. In Columbia County, the margin was tighter. Crist received 2,096 votes (52.39 percent) to 1,522 (38.04 percent) for Rich. In the Democratic primary for attorney general, George Sheldon received 453,416 votes (60.81 per cent) to 292,192 (39.19 percent) for Perry E. Thurston. In Columbia County, Sheldon received 2,066 votes (51.64 per cent) to 1,283 (32.07 percent) for Thurston. Yoho easily defeats RushSTATEWIDE RACES Yoho JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterChecking the numbersTony Johnson (from left) and Derek Kinner watch as LaNita Bishop an d Laura Walsmith add precinct counts to the front of the Supervisor of Elections Office win dow on Tuesday. Farmer had 52 votes and Perry, 23. Jefferson also had the most early votes of the three candidates. Jefferson had 41 early votes, Farmer had 33 early votes and Perry had 14 early votes. “It was an interesting race this time with the (other) candidates, but throughout it all I was the victor,” he said. “I main tained contact with the people that we represent which makes a difference and I think that was the difference there.” With the win Jefferson will begin his fifth term as a city councilman. “I’m ready to get back to work taking care of the business of the city,” he said. “The election is behind me so I’m look ing for bigger and bet ter things for the city. I had nice supporters and I thank all those that placed their trust in me and felt that I was wor thy to continue to serve them.” DIST. 10Continued From 1Aagainst Green again on November 4. To prepare for that, Johnson said he plans to do more cam paigning, including knocking on more voters’ doors and person ally ask ing more people to vote for him. “I feel like I have to do a lot more work,” he said. “Hopefully in November, the voters will see that I’ve done a good job on school board.” Johnson said he would like to thank the voters who’ve supported him and he asks that those who voted for Scott during this election to truly consider who’s more qualified for the position when they vote in November. He said he asks those who voted for Scott to support him. “Really take a close look at who’s more qualified,” Johnson said. “I believe I am.” Green could not be reached for comment on election night. DIST. 1Continued From 1A Green Johnson percent) and Richard Keen received 388 votes (22.82 percent). Witt said his next course of action is to regroup and begin a new campaign. Witt said he expects to see more fundraising, more door-to-door action and more advertising. “I was surprised at how close the race was,” Witt said. “But I’m ready for the next round.” Phillips said he plans to look to his other oppo nents and get new votes for the next election. “It was a good, clean race. And I’m ready to move forward,” he said. Phillips said he was thankful to all his sup porters and was ready for the general election. BOCC 4Continued From 1A By EMILY BUCHANANebuchanan@lakecityreporter.com Incumbent Rusty DePratter led chal lenger Marc Kazmierski by seven votes late Tuesday in the County Commission District 2 race, which will go to a recount on Friday, according to Supervisor of Elections Liz Horne. DePratter received 800 votes, or 50.22 percent, to 793 (49.78 percent) for Kazmierski. Under Florida law, a race that is clos er than half a percent must automatical ly go to a machine recount. If the result is still within half a percent, the bal lots will be recounted by hand. Kazmeirski said he said he hopes the recount will be in his favor. “I wasn’t expecting a tie, but I wasn’t expecting this to be an easy race,” he said. DePratter did not return calls seek ing comment.DePratter leads Kazmierski by 7 votes; recount Friday DePratter Kazmierski JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterLive local feedColumbia County Supervisor of Elections Liz Horne is interviewe d by Florida Gateway College public information coordinator Troy Roberts during a live feed on Tuesday.

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R eal bravery is knowing that you’re risking your life for a worthy cause but doing it anyway. Soldiers and police officers often do that. As two global stories — the Ebola outbreak and the Middle East conflicts — should remind us, so do reporters and doctors. James Foley, a freelance journalist, knew he was going into harm’s way when he went to Syria to help tell that story. He disappeared in November 2012 and became the second Western reporter killed by Islamic extremists. He was behead-ed by a militant with the Islamic State, which posted a horrific video last week. Listening to his parents talk of their pride for him and his work, you had to grieve with them. Foley’s executioner said he was being killed in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes that have stalled the bru-tal group’s advance. Earlier, how-ever, Islamic State representatives were reportedly seeking a $132 million payment for his release. The U.S. government, unlike some in Europe, is rightly refusing to pay ransoms to terrorist groups because that only encourages more kidnap-pings and helps finance their opera-tions. U.S. special forces attempted to rescue him and other Americans held captive in Syria last month, but they had been moved. As of late last week, 32 journalists have been killed because of their work or while on assignment, including 14 in a military conflict, says the Committee to Protect Journalists. That follows 70 last year, including 25 on a battlefield. Doctors, meanwhile, are fighting a war against the largest Ebola outbreak in recorded history. The death toll in West Africa has topped 1,200, but the World Health Organization says the true number may be vastly higher. Health workers from the U.S. and Europe know the dangers, but they’re going to West Africa anyway. To heal their patients, they have to get close to the highly contagious, deadly virus. Even with the best of precautions, they sometimes get infected. They’re also having to combat fear and threats from local residents, who blame them for the spread of the virus. Yet, these volunteers from Doctors Without Borders and other humanitarian groups are badly needed because these nations had very few doctors even before this plague, and dozens of health workers have been among the victims. Last week, however, there was the nearly miraculous sight of Kent Brantly walking out of an Atlanta hospital. The Texas doctor had been infected in Liberia, where he had gone on a mission with Samaritan’s Purse. It took an emergency airlift, the best possible treatment for near-ly three weeks and an experimental drug for him to recover. Like many doctors — and, yes, reporters — Brantly sees his work not just as a profession, but as a calling. They are so drawn, in fact, that they are willing to put their lives on the line. We ought to be humbled by that courage. OPINION Wednesday, August 27, 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. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. Todd Wilson, Publisher Robert Bridges, Editor Emily Lawson, Associate Editor Sue Brannon, Controller Dink NeSmith, President Tom Wood, Chairman OUR OPINION LETTERS POLICY Letters to the Editor should be typed or neatly written and double spaced. Letters should not exceed 400 words and will be edited for length and libel. Letters must be signed and include the writer’s name, address and telephone number for verification. Writers can have two letters per month published. Letters and guest columns are the opinion of the writers and not necessarily that of the Lake City Reporter BY MAIL: Letters, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL 32056; or drop off at 180 E. Duval St. downtown. BY FAX: (386) 752-9400. BY EMAIL: news@lakecityreporter.com A n effective small-town police chief does more than just keep the peace. He or she knows the community and works to serve its needs. That’s what’s happening right now in Live Oak, a town heartbroken over the loss of a 9-year-old autistic boy who wandered off from his home earlier this month and drowned. LOPD Chief Buddy Williams has set out to help reduce the odds of such tragedy repeating itself. Williams, with the aid of our own state Rep. Elizabeth Porter, is working to secure funding in rural areas for GPS devices that can keep track of special-needs youngsters when they wander from home — which, research shows, they are prone to do. The devices could give rescuers a fighting chance at locating the lost youngsters before the worst befalls them. There’s no way to know if such a device would have saved young Leo Walker, but it may be the best shot we have to save other children’s lives later on. The loss of little Leo hit especially hard for Williams, himself the father of a special-needs child. But the heartbreak spread far beyond the Live Oak city lim-its. Readers throughout the Suwannee River Valley and beyond have expressed their grief as well. The response will require a concerted effort on all our parts. That’s where Porter comes in.Our state representative has proven skillful at mustering scarce resources in times of real need, and this is one of them. Williams and Porter are set to meet Sept. 4 at the police station in Live Oak. The meeting is open to the public and all are invited to attend, especially those who care for these kids daily and know first-hand that even blinking can be long enough for danger to find them. Maybe — just maybe — something good can be born out of the awful events of mid-August in Live Oak.Out of tragedy, hope Police shootings: Does size matter?W hen I first started working with the Public Defender’s Office back in the early 70’s, I once heard an old-time sheriff lamenting that law enforcement had been ruined by that Miranda decision. I immedi-ately thought “What a fossil!” It seems that our elders are forever lamenting how things were back in the day when they had to walk to school uphill barefooted in the snow. When I heard the sheriff’s lament, I immediately made a vow that I would never act like him. I am afraid that I am about to break that vow, because I am going to talk about how things used to be. I will qualify my remarks (and try to avoid sounding like a fossil) by stating emphatically that the good old days weren’t all that good, and that law enforcement is light years ahead of what it was when I was a young whippersnapper. But I also think that looking to the past can help us learn lessons that are appli-cable to the present day. Neil Kirkman, the first director of the Florida Highway Patrol, is supposed to have had a hiring policy for troopers which required recruits to be over six feet tall and not encumbered by excess body fat. I don’t know if Kirkman truly had such a policy, but I do know that when I was a boy, FHP troopers were all tall and athletic. When I first started working as an assistant public defender, there was a trooper in our circuit who sup-posedly was ordered to lose weight or be fired. The trouble was, he wasn’t fat. He lifted weights, and he had massive muscles. He saved his job without having to lose weight by getting his doctor to write a let-ter to Tallahassee certifying that he was not fat, he was just extremely muscular. It seems that back in the 50’s, 60’s, and early 70’s almost all law enforcement officers were big men who carried barbaric weapons such as nightsticks and slapjacks. Arrestees usually cooperated. Those who didn’t were subdued without being shot, Tasered, or peppersprayed. A big, muscular officer who is obviously armed with a non-lethal impact weapon commands compliance. In the mid-70’s officers began to shrink as hiring practices were made less discriminatory. I’m in favor of non-discrimination, but I think sometimes you can have too much of a good thing, as when you hire a 5’2” 120 pound applicant because you don’t want to discrimi-nate. I never did a scientific study of police shootings during my career, but I recall a number which I felt could have been avoided if the officer involved had been a little larger and more muscular. I do vividly recall one shooting in which the officer, a small man, said he had no choice but to fire his weapon at his physically much larger assailant. I tended to agree that if he hadn’t fired, he would have gotten a severe beating at the least and may very well have suf-fered death or great bodily harm. I also thought that the situation might well have been avoided and the arrestee might still be alive if the officer had only been a bigger, more muscular man. It is improper for arrestees to factor in the size and fitness of an officer when deciding whether to violently resist, but they do. I recall a rather small officer telling me about an arrest he made in a mur-der case. He said that the suspect’s brothers, all big men, became so belligerent that he feared they were going to attack him. Just in the nick of time, a huge officer (who coincidentally had a reputa-tion for being able to handle him-self in a scuffle) arrived on the scene. The brothers immediately lost all their fight when he got out of his patrol car and told them that they’d better settle down. The pictures I have seen from Ferguson suggest that Michael Brown was huge (6’-plus, 250-plus lbs.), while Darren Wilson was rather small. I haven’t seen any vital statistics on Wilson, but from the photos I estimate his size to be around 5’9”, 160 lbs. Let’s perform a thought experiment. What might have happened if Michael Brown had been confronted by an officer with the proportions of one of Neil Kirkman’s FHP troopers? What if the officer had been armed with a slapjack? Might Brown still be alive if he had confronted a more physi-cally formidable officer? Q Sacramento Bee Doctors, reporters on the front lines Bob Dekle Q George R. “Bob” Dekle Sr., a Lake City resident since 1961, became a legal skills professor at the University of Florida in 2006 after retiring from the State Attorney’s Office of the Third Judicial Circuit of Florida, where he served as an Assistant State Attorney from 1975 through 2005. 4AOPINION

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Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER COMMUNITY WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2014 5ABeverly Chapman Ammons Mrs. Beverly Chapman Am mons, 80, of Lake City, passed away Saturday evening, Sunday morning August 24, 2014 at the North Florida Regional Med ical Center after an extended illness. She was born on Decem ber 2, 1933 in Erie, PA, to the late James B. and Ruth Filliger Chapman. She has lived most of her life in Lake City, and was a homemaker. She loved to spend time with her family; and was also loved to play card and to go VKLQJ6KHLVSUHFHGHGLQGHDWKby her loving husband: James B. Ammons and her daughter: Janice B. Ammons. Five sib lings also precede her in death. She is survived by her chil dren: Glenda Ammons King (Glenwood), James B. Ammons, Jr., Marion Ammons Stallings (Norm), Mark Dale Ammons (Lora), Tammie Elaine Am mons and Barry Ammons (Te resa); daughter-in-law: Mary Ammons; brothers: Clayton Chapman, Oliver Chapman and Melvin Chapman; sister: Carol Dorminey. Twelve grandchil GUHQDQGIWHHQJUHDWJUDQG children also survive. Graveside services for Mrs. Ammons will be conduct ed on Wednesday August 27, 2014 at 10 A.M. in Memori al Cemetery with Rev. Dustin %XVVFKHURIFLDWLQJ,QWHUPHQWwill follow. Arrangements are under the care and di rection of the DEES-PAR RISH FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 458 S. Marion Ave, Lake City, 32025. Please sign the online guestbook at parrishfamilyfuneralhome.com Hilton Sparks Dawkins “Pete” Mr. Hilton Sparks Dawkins “Pete”, 71, of Lake City, Flor ida, passed away on Friday, August 15, 2014, follow ing a battle with cancer at the Suwannee Valley Care Center (Haven Hospice). Born October 28, 1942 in Elba, Al abama to the late Charlie & Gladys Dawkins, and moved to Tarpon Springs, Florida where he received his educa tion. He served his country in the United States Air Force from 1960-1966, serving a tour of duty in 1963-1964 in Viet nam as a C-130 Cargo Airplane Mechanic. After his service, he worked with Lockheed Martin from 1972 until his retirement, traveling and living overseas with his family in Saudi Ara ELD,UDQ/LE\DDQG6XGDQHe lived, breathed and dreamt working on C-130 “Hercules” DLUSODQHV,WZDVKLVSDVVLRQHe was a great mentor to others LQWKHHOGDQGKHZLOOEHWUXO\missed by many the friends he made all over the world, and especially missed by his loving family that admired his courage and tenacity. He was our rock. Survivors include his wife of 13 years, Teresita Dawkins of Lake City, FL; daughters, Lisa (Billy) Tomlinson of Lake City, FL and Theresa Hable of Fernandina Beach, FL; sons, Jason (Leanne) Dawkins and Jaret Wade Dawkins both of Lake City, FL; brother, Don ald “Dewey” (Elene) Dawkins; sisters, Nell DeTalent, Rita (Clyde) Walker, and Mryl (Jack ie) Bronson; 7 grandchildren, Amber (Vernon) Masters, and Billy Tomlinson Jr., Trey Tom OLQVRQ/DXUHQ,DQ+DEOHCarlee & Ashlyn Dawkins, and 2 great grandchildren, Baleigh Tomlinson and Macyn Masters. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, Au gust 29, 2014 in the chapel of Gateway-Forest Lawn Funeral +RPH,QWHUPHQWZLOOIROORZin Forest Lawn Memorial Gar dens. GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME, 3596 South US Hwy 441, Lake City, FL, 32025. (386) 752-1954. Please leave words of encouragement for the family at www.gatewayforestlawn.com Frank Lyvon Ratliff Mr. Frank Lyvon Ratliff, was FDOOHGKRPHWRSOD\WKHGGOHwith the angels in the Lord’s heavenly band on Sunday, Au gust 24, 2014. He was born January 12, 1945 in Jackson ville, FL to the late Frank Mar cus Ratliff and Vianna Carolyn Johns. He retired in 2014 from OREMC as a lineman after 49 years of service. He enjoyed SOD\LQJWKHGGOHDQGPDNLQJEHDXWLIXOKDQGFUDIWHGGGOHV He is survived by his sons: Gar rett (Cindy) Ratliff, Kevin (Lisa) Tomlinson; Grandchildren: Alex Ratliff, Brette Gray, Eri ca Tomlinson, Gregory Merrill, John Paul (Kelly) Bullard, James (Cherie) Bullard, Diana Bond; Great Grandchildren: J.D. and Briana Bullard; Brothers: Leon (Leona) Ratliff, Terry (Kim) Ratliff; Sisters: Lynn (Nicholas) Geisler, Martha (Richard) Cor nelius, Suzie Williams; many nieces, nephews and a special companion: Prisscilla Knowles. He is preceded in death by his parents Frank Marcus (Hazel Wynn) Ratliff, Vianna Carolyn Johns Statler; his loving wife of 43 years: Kay Tomlinson Rat liff; Nephews: Jason Adam Rat liff, Frank Wesley Williams and Niece Melanie Ratliff Barlow. The family will receive friends August 26 at Victory Baptist Church from 6-8 PM. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 27 at 11:00 AM at Vic tory Baptist Church with Rev. Tim King and Rev. Joel Meyer RIFLDWLQJ%XULDOZLOOIROORZin Camp Pinckney Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at Shepard Funeral Home | Folk ston Georgia funeral home. Arrangements are under the di rection of SHEPARD FUNER AL HOME in Folkston, GA. OBITUARIES Obituaries are paid advertise ments. For details, call the Lake City Reporter’s classified depart ment at 752-1293. Q To submit your Community Calendar item, contact Emily Lawson at 754-0424 or by email at elawson@lakecityreporter.com.COMMUNITY CALENDAR Club RegistrationThe Boys and Girls Club of Columbia County is now registering for the fall session which will run now through Oct. 18 Children 6-14 are eligible to attend. Transportation is offered from all elemen tary and middle schools. The club offers a variety of activities, including a homework room and com puters. Cost for the nine-week session is $160. Call 752-4184 for more information. Or visit the club at 279 NE Jones Way.Soil testingColumbia County Master Gardeners will do free soil pH testing each Wednesday at the Columbia County Extension Office’s new location, 971 W. Duval St. (U.S. 90), Suite 170. Drop off soil samples at the office any week day during business hours. Also, please gather any pots you are not using and bring them in on Sept. 3 or 4 for the “Pot Recycle.” For more information, call 752-5384. Create Happy EndingsUnited Way of Suwannee Valley would like to invite business leaders and community members to attend its annual community fundraising cam paign kick-off event at Florida Gateway College on Thursday, Sept. 4. Social time will start at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner and the program at 6 p.m. The meal will be catered by Moe’s. There will be a taco bar for children under 10. Cost for the event is $11 for adults and $6 for children. Reservations are required by Aug. 28. Call 386-752-5604 x 102 to RSVP.Tales Meet TrailsThe Florida Department of Environmental Protection will celebrate the 7th annual Literacy Day at O’Leno State Park with its “Where Tales Meet Trails” book fair on Sept. 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Gentle Carousel Therapy Horses will pres ent their new book “The Power of Magic.” Award winning song writer and recording artist Anna Moo will be performing children’s songs. There will also be an arts and crafts area, games, face painting and refreshments. Admission to the event is free by showing a library card or book. The park will accept donations of new or gently-used, family-friendly books.CPAAA FundraiserThe Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association is hosting a garage sale fundraiser Sept. 6-7 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Columbia County Fairgrounds Flea Market, 438 Florida 247. Proceeds from the fundraiser will help purchase safety equipment for Lake City Police Department’s K-9 unit and officers. Please drop off items for donation (excluding cloth ing) at the vacant parking lot across from LCPD, 225 NW Main Blvd, Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.Big Tent AdoptionLake City Humane Society, in partnership with PetSmart, will hold a “Big Tent Adoption” event on Sept. 10-13 next to the Publix Shopping Center on NW Commons Loop. Hours are: Wednesday, Sept. 10 from 3-6 p.m.; Thursday, Sept. 11 from 3-6 p.m.; Friday, Sept. 12 from 3-6 p.m.; and Saturday, Sept. 13 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Lake City Humane Society will be available to answer any questions you may have. Dogs and cats both big and small will be avail able for adoption. All animals have been spayed or neutered, are current on their vaccinations, and are all microchipped. Included with each dog adoption is one free training lesson to help ensure a better bonding and understanding of your pet. Call the Humane Society at 386-752-3191 for more.Macro PhotographySusan Watson and Bill Kosty will host Macro Photography at the Branford Camera Club meeting on Sept. 18 at Hatch Park Community Center, 403 SE Craven St., Branford. A Field Macro Photography workshop will be held Saturday, September 20. For more information, call Carolyn Hogue at 386-935-2044.EVENTS COMING UP COURTESYCelebrating 96 yearsMarge Brown (seated) celebrated her 96th birthday on August 14 wi th fellow volunteers from the Christian Service Center. Brown took this milestone as an opportunity to retire from her volunte er position after 20 years of service. Aug. 27Early LearningThe Early Learning Coalition of Florida's Gateway Inc. will have a Executive Director/Board Matrix workshop Wednesday, Aug. 27 at 9:00 a.m. at 1104 SW Main Blvd. Call Stacey DePratter at 386-752-9770 for more.Quilters GuildThe Lady of the Lake Quilters Guild will meet on Wednesday, August 27 at Bethel United Methodist Church, 4369 US 441 South. Social time is at 9:30 a.m. and the Business meeting at 10:00. Charm Strips color for August is purple. The "I Spy" fabric exchange continues. You will need ten 8-inch squares. Place squares suitable for "I Spy" quilt in a plastic bag with your name on the front. Any questions please call Melba at 755-0781. Visitors are always welcome. For information call Ruth Kennedy 386-628-6407 or Marcia Kazmierski 386-752-2461.Aug. 28Reservations DueReservations for United Way's Create Happy Endings campaign kick-off are required to be submitted by Thursday, Aug. 28. Tables of eight can be reserved by either families or businesses. Reserve yours by call ing 386-752-5604 x102 by Thursday. Checks can be made to United Way of Suwannee Valley, Inc. 325 NE Hernando Ave.Aug. 31New Pinkney HillThere will be a meeting for all cit izens concerned with New Pinkney Hill Cemetery on Aug. 31 at 5 p.m. The meeting will be held at New Mount Salem Church. Call President Wright at 386-754-8923 for more. Sept. 2SAR MeetingThe Lake City Chapter of The Sons of The American Revolution will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 2 at 6 p.m. at the Old Times Country Buffet in the Lake City Mall. The September meeting will include a Reunion Presentation for the Sons of the American Revolution, featuring legendary banjo player Skip Johns and his band. The group has appeared on the Grand Ole Opry, and have opened for many country and bluegrass legends, including Johnny Cash. A special feature of the eve ning entertainment will be Dueling Banjos. For more information call Jim Craig at 386-752-0015, or Ray Millican at 386-963-2264.Sept. 3Spouse LossHospice of Citrus will offer a Spouse Loss Support Group on Wednesday, Sept. 3 at 11 a.m. at the Wings Education Center, 857 SW Main Blvd. The workshop is free but registration is required. Call Vicki Myers at 755-7714 x 2411 to reserve your spot.Newcomer LuncheonLake City Newcomers and friends will meet on Sept. 3 for a Friendship Lunch at Mike's Cafe and Grill, 426 SW Commerce Dr., near Cracker Barrel. The luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m. Call Rose Taylor at 755-2175 for more.Sept. 6Healing Arts FestivalThe Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State park will host a "Come to the River Healing Arts" festival on Saturday, Sept. 6. Vendors and craft ers will fill the Craft Square from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The 5K run/walk will begin at 7 a.m. Call the gift shop at 386-397-1920 for more information.Singles Pot LuckThe local Christian Singles group will get together for a pot luck dinner Saturday, Sept. 6 at 5 p.m. at Faith in Christ Church, 282 SW Magical Terrace. Call Tony at 386-623-5210 or Dani at 386-288-0961 or Julie at 386-438-3394 for more.Family Health FairThe Rotary Club of Lake City Downtown will host the 2nd annual North Florida Family Health Fair: Hands On Physicals for All Ages on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn & Suites Hotel, 213 SW Commerce Dr. There will be free health screenings includ ing blood pressure, school-board approved physicals and a notary on site. Physicals will cover pre-partici pation physical evaluation for sports, school entry exam, and child/adult physicals. Professionals will be avail able to answer questions. For more information, visit www.rotarydown town.com or email healthfair@rotary downtown.com.Yard SaleLake City Church of God Kids Club will have a yard sale Saturday, Sept. 6 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Family Life Center. The church is located at 173 SE Ermine Ave. Sept. 7Grief ShareGrief Share, a nondenominational group featuring biblical teaching on grief and recovery topics, will begin meeting Sunday afternoons starting Sept. 7 from 4-5:30 p.m. Meetings will be held at First United Methodist Church, 973 S. Marion Ave. There will be a special session on November 16, "Surviving the Holidays." This is open to the community and no charge. Call Rev. Jeff Tate at 752-4488.

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6A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2014 Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 Sign Up Still Available for YouthSIGN UP TODAY! rfntbbMake your weekly reservation for fun! Women Senior Men Mixed Youth Photos by JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterSupporters wave to motorists on James Avenue Tuesday afternoon. The polls were open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Ann Douglass Skinner (left) and Laura Ruth Norris stand outside the Richardson Community Center Tuesday afternoon encouraging people to vote. I think weve had a lot of dedicated quiet voters, Norris said. We are cautiously optimistic. We worked hard. A little rain drops arent going to bother them. A voter points to a sticker she received after voting Tuesday.Election Day: Supporters, voters were out & about A motorist on U.S. Highway 90 honks at supporters standing outside of the Supervisor of Elections office on Tuesday. Ben Douglass walks away from the Richardson Community Center after voting on Tuesday. As a former history teacher, I know how many tens of thousands fought and died so I can vote today, he said. Thats why I do this. CITY OF LAKE CITY NOTICE OF CANVASSING BOARD MEETING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Lake City shall hold a public meeting at Noon on August 27, 2014 in the Training Room located on the second floor of the Public Safety Building, at 225 NW Main Boulevard, Lake City, Florida. In accordance with Section 512 of the City Charter, the purpose of this meeting is to canvass the returns of the election for City Council Member District 10 and City Council Member District 14. All interested persons are invited to attend. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: If you require special aid or services as addressed in the American Disabilities Act, please contact the City Managers Office at (386) 719-5768. AUDREY E SIKES, MMC City Clerk

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By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.com Computer glitches, voters going to the wrong precincts and low voter turnout marked Tuesday’s local primary elec tion. A few computer glitch es slowed election results Tuesday night, but by 8:44 p.m. all the results were in. “I wanted the precincts to come in a little bit faster,” said Liz P. Horne, Columbia County Supervisor of Elections. “I thought we were a little slow on that, but we just had some (machines) that couldn’t modem back in, so (poll workers) had to bring them back in and that made them a little bit slower, but that’s not unusual.” Horne also said she was disappointed in the 24.92 percent voter turnout rate. There are 35,149 registered voters in Columbia County and only 8,758 cast ballots in the election. Horne was hoping for at least 29 percent voter turnout. “On election day, I was a little disappointed in the turnout because I would have liked to have had more vot ers turnout,” she said. “We didn’t even make 9,000 vot ers in nine days and that’s really sad. I’m thankful for the ones that turned out, we worked had to get everything ready. It costs money, time and energy to get an election going and then to not have the public show up and cast a ballot gets a little disappoint ing.” Horne also noted that sev eral people showed up to vote at the supervisor of elections office on Tuesday, rather than their voting precinct. “Everybody kept thinking we were still in early voting, so we had a lot of people thinking they could come in and early vote,” she said, esti mating 15 20 people had to be redirected to their vot ing precinct. “There were a lot of people at the wrong precinct here today thinking they could come in and vote so we had to send a lot of peo ple out to their precinct. That was the biggest problem for us here and getting people to the right precinct.” Horne said hopefully the election results will be final ized by noon Friday and the City of Lake City will make their election results official at noon today. Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2014 7A Photos by JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterA crowd of people look at the initial votes as they are projected on a sc reen outside of the Supervisor of Elections Office Tuesday. Marcia Kazmierski is pictured with her son, Marc, at the Supervisor of Elections Office Tuesday night. ‘I’m very proud of him for running or even considering doing a job like this. They say the best man wins,’ Marcia Kazmierski said. ‘I know he works hard and has done a lot of research before the run ning. He knows the issues and wants to help get things more out in the open.’ Florida Gateway College public information coordinator Troy Roberts (left) congratulates city council incumbent Eugene Jefferson on his win Tuesday. Jefferson won with 62 percent of the vote. Joel Foreman conducts an interview Tuesday following his win over Bruce Robinson for County Attorney. Danny Green supporters Matt Vaughn (left), 20, and Dakota Lugenbeel, 1 5, are seen in front of the Richardson Community Center on Tuesday afternoon. Vaughn said th at it has been a quiet afternoon for voters but they have been trickling in. ‘If nobody votes, nothing chan ges.’ City Council District 14 Ricky Jernigan waves to voters at Richards on Community Center. $IWHUWKHQDO vote Clifton Ward’s son, Steve (left), and grandson, Garrett, 19, are seen outside Eastside Baptist Church on Tuesday. Computer glitches mar primary

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8A LAKE CITY REPORTER HEALTH WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2014 Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 DIVA SkyLah LRheyLove Mimi (Traci),DMari, Chanaya, Gram (Milded), Mommie (Fat-Baby), Briya & Kiki (Auntie) & Ganny (Jack) URGENT CARE Mon.-Fri 8:30am-8pm Sunday 1pm-6pm 755-2268 Dear Pharmacist, I listened to your Thyroid Summit last June and heard the different doctors talk about medicine but Im still unsure what I should be taking. I have Hashimotos and dont do well on Armour. Can you tell me what is best for me? J.C., Chicago, Illinois Answer: As a pharmacist, I know about all the medications for thyroid disease, but as an individual, I insist you ask your practitioner whats best for you. Ive learned that people with Hashimotos have a peculiar sensitivity (at times) to porcine derived medications known Natural Dessicated Thyroid or NDT. Your Armour medication is in the NDT class. NDT drugs are popular prescription medications that contain a combination of T4 and T3 that is porcine (pig) derived, then purified. First the advantages of NDT drugs: 1. NDT drugs provide your body with a good match to your own human thyroid hormone, despite being derived from pig glands. 2. NDT drugs have been around for a long time, and have a relatively safe track record. 3. The price is very affordable for a month supply. Here are a few disadvantages of NDT drugs: 1. Some people develop an allergy to it, or they dont want an animal-derived product. 2. This is a biggie for people with Hashimotos, your immune system may mistake the added thyroid glandular you are getting from the drug and make more antibodies to your thyroid. For some of you, your immune cells cannot distinguish between pork-derived thyroid gland and your own thyroid gland, so the NDT drugs trigger your immune system. We are talking about auto-immune thyroid disease, not regular hypothyroidism. You would know because your TPO (thyroid peroxidase) TG (thyroglobulin) antibodies would increase, and symptoms would flare. This reaction does not happen to everyone but if you do react, then one easy alternative would be to switch to a synthetic drug, such as levothyroxine. This is a synthetic T4 drug that matches your own thyroxine hormone, and because its not glandular, it might mean fewer antibodies. Removing grains, soy and dairy can reduce antibodies, so can taking selenium. As for levothyroxine, one disadvantage that is that some of you may not fully activate the medicine into T3 thyroid hormone, so symptoms persist. This poor peripheral conversion of T4 to T3 is what I call being thyroid sick and you can activate better if you take certain natural herbs, probiotics and vitamins. I cover it all in Thyroid Healthy book. Levothyroxine is usually started at 50 mcg (micrograms) per day, and titrated up within a few weeks to higher doses. Thyroid medicine is always taken in the morning on an empty stomach. Your physician should be monitoring free T3 and T4 during this process. If the T4 goes up to high, then balancing it with T3 from Cytomel, or from Compounded T3 which comes from a compounding pharmacy can help.StatePointThe most uncomfortable afflictions are often the most embarrassing. And anorectal health issues can interfere with almost everything one does, from sitting on a bus to enjoying a meal out with friends. If you suffer from an uncomfortable and at times, painful condition like hemorrhoids, youre not alone. In fact, millions of Americans -particularly those between the ages of 20 and 50 -are affected by hemorrhoids. Additionally, other anorectal disorders can have similar symptoms. So ditch the embarrassment and use this knowledge to feel empowered to discuss your issue with your doctor. He or she can diagnose the issue properly and offer you tips for relief. In the meantime, here are a few things you can do to address the problem on your own. Change your exercise routine: While regular physical activity can improve your cardiovascular health and help you to maintain a healthy weight, certain types of activities can cause hemorrhoids. Straining from weight lifting, for instance, may cause the veins near the anus and rectum to become swollen, eventually leading to this condition. Cycling may also exacerbate the issue. Talk to your doctor about exercises that are safe for you. Dont rush in the bathroom: Rushing and pushing can cause excessive straining and increase pressure on rectal veins. When you are done, dont linger. Sitting on the toilet longer than necessary can aggravate your discomfort. Lose weight: Excess weight in your abdomen can increase your chances of developing hemorrhoids. Seek relief: You dont necessarily need a prescription to relieve the pain, itching and burning associated with hemorrhoids and other anorectal disorders. If your doctor confirms you have hemorrhoids, look for an over-the-counter topical, local anesthetic at your drugstore, such as RectiCare Anorectal Cream, which contains the highest lidocaine strength available without a prescription. It works quickly to help soothe discomfort. In addition, each tube comes with a supply of finger cots, little covers that fit over the finger, to promote hygienic application. Visit www.RectiCare. com for more information. New diet: If your hemorrhoids are caused by constipation, try adding more fiber to your diet to get to the root of the problem. And remember to drink plenty of water alongside any meal. Whether youre walking down the drugstore aisle or talking with your doctor, seek the relief you need without embarrassment. Anorectal problems are more common than you think.Dont be shy with your doctor STATEPOINTYour doctor cant help you solve a problem until he knows about it. Dont be shy in discuss ing embarrassing issues. Its part of their job. Help for hashimotos and hypothyroidismDEAR PHARMACIST Suzy Cohensuzycohen24@gmail.com www.SuzyCohen.com Suzy Cohen is a pharmacist in Gainesville. Check with your doctor about sensitivity to NDT medicines. Embarrassing gastrointestinal symptoms need to be shared, too. Family Health FairThe Rotary Club of Lake City Downtown will host the 2nd annual North Florida Family Health Fair: Hands On Physicals for All Ages on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn & Suites Hotel, 213 SW Commerce Dr. There will be free health screenings including blood pressure, school-board approved physicals and a notary on site. Physicals will cover pre-participation physical evaluation for sports, school entry exam, and child/adult physicals. Professionals will be available to answer questions. For more information, visit www.rotarydowntown.com or email healthfair@rotarydowntown. com.Shands LakeShoreThe Auxiliary at Shands Lake Shore Hospital is looking volunteers of all shapes and sizes. With its new regime, the Auxiliary is able to offer a variety of opportunities for volunteers willing to donate just four hours of their time each week. Of course, you may volunteer as many hours as youd like. Whether its filing paperwork, working on the computer, driving the golf cart, or working in the kitchen, theres a space for you. If you are 18 or older and would like a volunteer opportunity, stop by the gift shop to pick up an application or call 386-292-8000 x 21216 to receive an application by mail. Gift shop hours are Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday stays open until 8 p.m.Lake City MedicalLake City Medical Center, 340 NW Commerce Dr., is look ing for volunteers. If you have any extra time and a heart for volunteerism, please call 386-758-3385 for more information or visit the hospitals website at Lakecitymedical.com or you can stop by the front desk and pick up a paper application.Volunteer at HospiceHospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast is searching for individuals who are interested in volunteering in the Suwannee, Columbia, Hamilton and Lafayette areas. Volunteers are needed to provide general office support and non-medical assistance to patients and their families. Hospice volunteers can provide services such as: telephone calls, socialization, light meal preparation, shopping or errands and staffing information booths at seasonal festivals. Specialized training will be provided. To volunteer for Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast, contact Volunteer Manager Lynda Schladant at 386-755-7714 or email: lschladant@hospiceofcitrus.org.CaregiversAre you a caregiver of a loved one suffering from dementia or Alzheimers? Let the Columbia County Senior Services help relieve your stress through In Home Care. Our CNAs are well-trained in caring for your loved one. Grant funding is available. Call J. Bisbrow at 755-0235 x 119 for more information.Participate in these health programs Under the weather?Dont miss the Lake City Reporters Health Page each Wednesday. Emily Lawsonelawson@lakecityreporter.com Emily Lawson is the Associate Editor of the Lake City Reporter.Exploring all of North FloridaSince I last told you about my husbands and my adventures on our newly-purchased bikes, weve had a week full of many more. We bought street not mountain bikes and on the first minor off-roading we did, my tire popped. Can you believe the luck? We took it to a bike shop and got a quick and inexpensive repair, plus some advice about where and when we should and shouldnt try to ride our bikes on trails, and before you knew it we were back on the road for a 23-mile journey. Still being relatively new to the area (having just spent 1/24 of my life here in North Florida), Im still enjoying the opportunity we have to explore the area. And exploring all of North Florida is exactly what weve done, weather included. When we were recently several miles away from home, the skies opened up and we were poured on. But thats just a day in the life, isnt it? Looking forward to many more miles and hopefully many more sunny days.

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By TIM KIRBYtkirby@lakecityreporter.comFort White High’s volleyball team opened the sea-son with a victory at home over Hamilton County High. The Lady Indians won 25-21, 25-15, 25-18. Hamilton County already had a match under its belt, a win over Taylor County High. The teams battled to a 10-10 tie after five rotations in the first game. Hamilton County’s Hannah Altman then served for four points and Fort White coach Becky Larson called a time out to settle her team. It worked for a side-out and Fort White began its comeback. Rykia Jackson served for three points, the third one an ace to draw the Lady Indians even at 16-16. Hamilton County coach Hannah Perez tried her own time out, but it didn’t pan out. The Trojans scored just one point on serve down the stretch. Fort White got service points from Ashley Cason and Arianna House, then Beth Morgan added two service points to get the Lady Indians close. After a side out, Jordan Waller served the winning point. Cason started the second game with her jump serves and Cheyenne Patterson had a block for the first point. At 3-3 Fort White got a side out and Morgan served for three points. After an exchange of serves, Waller stepped up and served five points with two aces. Bailey Robison served a point on a kill by House. Cason and Patterson each served three points down the stretch. Fort White had control of game three early, but Hamilton County pulled ahead behind five service points from Altman. A Larson time out worked again, as Fort White took control. Jackson had two service points, and both Cason and Morgan served three points with Morgan getting the game-winner. “We were setting and hitting really good,” Larson said. “We need to work on filling the holes. I was happy with our communi-cation. They worked as a team and we hope to build on that the next game.” House had seven kills to lead Fort White. Jackson had five kills and Patterson had three. Cason led in service points with 11, followed by Morgan with nine, and Waller with eight. Fort White’s junior varsity won 25-18, 25-15. The next match is a district contest against Interlachen High at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Lake City Reporter SPORTS Wednesday, August 27, 2014 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B Story ideas?ContactTim KirbySports Editor754-0421tkirby@lakecityreporter.com 1BSPORTS Lady Indians open season with three-game win.Hurricane season BRENT KUYKENDALL /Lake City ReporterColumbia High’s Derontae Jordan and Lequavious Paul (25) attempt to tackle West Orange High’s Woody Barrett on Friday. Tigers travel to Gainesville on ThursdayBy BRANDON FINLEYbfinley@lakecityreporter.comWith a short week heading into the first official game of the sea-son, Columbia High head coach Brian Allen has one thing on his mind — turnovers. After turnovers plagued the Tigers in the first half of a 35-34 kickoff classic win against West Orange, Allen said Columbia must protect the ball in order to win on the road against Gainesville High. The Tigers travel to Gainesville High at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday for the first official game of the season. Allen is 1-2 against Gainesville. In order to even the score, Allen knows the Tigers must eliminate mistakes. “Turnovers are a thing that I look at and we absolutely have to be better,” Allen said. “We looked at the film and there are mistakes. There’s a couple of blocks we should have made and we would have scored two more touch-downs in the first half.” The Tigers will break in a new starter after Davin Schuck led the 26-point rally against West Orange on Friday. Allen said that both quarterbacks will play, but that Schuck earned the right to start this week. “Davin is slated as the starter and it’s hard not to start him after he played well last week,” Allen said. “He may be one that can come off the bench, but can he start a game. On the same token, can Jake Thomas come in after the game is started and he has had time to settle and take over. This is Davin’s opportunity to come in and start after leading us from 26 down and it’s impressive that he was able to do that without getting rattled.” Allen said Schuck didn’t allow the moment to become too big. “He came in, executed plays, and didn’t look at the score,” Allen said. “He did his job.” Of course, his job was made easier with Lonnie Underwood in the backfield. Underwood impressed with four touchdowns in the kick-off classic to help lead the comeback. Allen expects much of the same from his senior leader when the game counts. “I expect him to be what he has been week in and week out,” Allen said. “Lonnie is as good as it gets, and I think he played as well as he’s always played. He showed some speed and quickness on those runs and carried the ball close to 30 times.” Allen said he won’t be scared to utilize that game plan again against the Hurricanes. “We’re not going to keep him on a pitch count,” Allen said. “We want to keep him fresh, but I’m not going to limit him. I’m not going to count how many runs he’s at.” BRANDON FINLEY /Lake City ReporterFort White High’s Ashley Cason works on her digs durin g warm-up for the Lady Indians’ home match against Hamilton County High on Tuesday.Fort White volleyball beats Hamilton County

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SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today COLLEGE FOOTBALL 7 p.m. ESPNU — Abilene Christian at Georgia State GOLF 5:30 a.m. TGC — European PGA Tour, Italian Open, first round, part I, at Turin, Italy MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 12:30 p.m. MLB — St. Louis at Pittsburgh 7 p.m. ESPN — N.Y. Yankees at Detroit SOCCER 2:30 p.m. FSN — UEFA Champions League, Kobenhavn at Leverkusen FS1 — UEFA Champions League, Arsenal vs. Besiktas, at London TENNIS 1 p.m. ESPN — U.S. Open, men’s first and women’s second round, at New York 6 p.m. ESPN2 — U.S. Open, men’s first and women’s second round, at New York YOUTH OLYMPICS GAMES 7 p.m. NBCSN — Diving; beach volleyball, at Nanjing, China (same-day tape)BASEBALLAL standings East Division W L Pct GB Baltimore 74 55 .574 —New York 68 61 .527 6 Toronto 66 65 .504 9Tampa Bay 64 67 .489 11 Boston 57 74 .435 18 Central Division W L Pct GB Kansas City 72 58 .554 — Detroit 70 59 .543 1 Cleveland 66 63 .512 5Chicago 59 71 .454 13Minnesota 58 72 .446 14 West Division W L Pct GB Los Angeles 77 53 .592 — Oakland 77 53 .592 — Seattle 71 59 .546 6 Houston 55 77 .417 23 Texas 51 79 .392 26 Today’s Games Texas (Lewis 8-11) at Seattle (Undecided), 3:40 p.m. Tampa Bay (Smyly 8-10) at Baltimore (Gausman 7-5), 7:05 p.m. Boston (J.Kelly 0-1) at Toronto (Stroman 7-5), 7:07 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Greene 3-1) at Detroit (Price 12-9), 7:08 p.m. Cleveland (Kluber 13-7) at Chicago White Sox (Noesi 7-9), 8:10 p.m. Minnesota (P.Hughes 14-8) at Kansas City (Ventura 10-9), 8:10 p.m. Oakland (Pomeranz 5-4) at Houston (Peacock 3-8), 8:10 p.m. Miami (H.Alvarez 10-5) at L.A. Angels (H.Santiago 3-7), 10:05 p.m. Thursday’s Games N.Y. Yankees at Detroit, 1:08 p.m.Tampa Bay at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m.Cleveland at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m. Minnesota at Kansas City, 8:10 p.m.Texas at Houston, 8:10 p.m.Oakland at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m. NL standings East Division W L Pct GB Washington 75 55 .577 —Atlanta 68 63 .519 7 Miami 65 65 .500 10 New York 61 70 .466 14 Philadelphia 59 72 .450 16 Central Division W L Pct GB Milwaukee 73 58 .557 —St. Louis 71 59 .546 1 Pittsburgh 67 64 .511 6 Cincinnati 63 68 .481 10 Chicago 58 72 .446 14 West Division W L Pct GB Los Angeles 74 58 .561 — San Francisco 68 62 .523 5 San Diego 60 70 .462 13 Arizona 55 76 .420 18 Colorado 53 77 .408 20 Today’s Games St. Louis (Wainwright 15-8) at Pittsburgh (Locke 5-3), 12:35 p.m. Washington (Fister 12-4) at Philadelphia (K.Kendrick 6-11), 7:05 p.m. Atlanta (Teheran 12-9) at N.Y. Mets (Za.Wheeler 9-8), 7:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Ja.Turner 4-7) at Cincinnati (Latos 4-3), 7:10 p.m. Milwaukee (Gallardo 8-7) at San Diego (Despaigne 3-5), 9:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 15-3) at Arizona (Miley 7-9), 9:40 p.m. Miami (H.Alvarez 10-5) at L.A. Angels (H.Santiago 3-7), 10:05 p.m. Colorado (F.Morales 5-7) at San Francisco (Hudson 9-9), 10:15 p.m. Thursday’s Games Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati, 12:35 p.m. Colorado at San Francisco, 3:45 p.m.Atlanta at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m.FOOTBALLNFL preseason Thursday Atlanta at Jacksonville, 6 p.m.Kansas City at Green Bay, 7 p.m.Detroit at Buffalo, 7 p.m.Indianapolis at Cincinnati, 7 p.m.N.Y. Jets at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.St. Louis at Miami, 7 p.m.New England at N.Y. Giants, 7:30 p.m.Carolina at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.Washington at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.San Francisco at Houston, 8 p.m.Baltimore at New Orleans, 8 p.m.Denver at Dallas, 8 p.m.Minnesota at Tennessee, 8 p.m.Chicago at Cleveland, 8 p.m.Arizona at San Diego, 10 p.m.Seattle at Oakland, 10 p.m. AP Top 25 schedule Thursday’s Games No. 9 South Carolina vs. No. 21 Texas A&M, 6 p.m. No. 18 Mississippi vs. Boise State at Atlanta, 8 p.m. No. 19 Arizona State vs. Weber State, 10:30 p.m. Friday’s Game No. 8 Michigan State vs. Jacksonville State, 7:30 p.m.AUTO RACINGSprint Cup leaders Points 1, Jeff Gordon, 845. 2, Dale Earnhardt Jr., 818. 3, Brad Keselowski, 776. 4, Joey Logano, 761. 5, Matt Kenseth, 751. 6, Jimmie Johnson, 726. 7, Kevin Harvick, 721. 8, Carl Edwards, 716. 9, Ryan Newman, 710. 10, Clint Bowyer, 699. 11, Greg Biffle, 694. 12, Kyle Larson, 668. 13, Kasey Kahne, 661. 14, Austin Dillon, 654. 15, Paul Menard, 649. 16, Jamie McMurray, 634. 17, Kyle Busch, 629. 18, Marcos Ambrose, 626. 19, Brian Vickers, 621. 20, Denny Hamlin, 594. Money 1, Brad Keselowski, $5,267,406. 2, Jeff Gordon, $5,037,828. 3, Jimmie Johnson, $4,851,268. 4, Dale Earnhardt Jr., $4,766,154. 5, Joey Logano, $4,675,343. 6, Jamie McMurray, $4,576,055. 7, Kevin Harvick, $4,552,761. 8, Matt Kenseth, $4,544,862. 9, Kyle Busch, $4,410,980. 10, Denny Hamlin, $4,175,431. 11, Greg Biffle, $3,870,549. 12, Austin Dillon, $3,780,439. 13, Clint Bowyer, $3,703,055. 14, Paul Menard, $3,633,596. 15, Brian Vickers, $3,626,448. 16, Carl Edwards, $3,607,607. 17, Aric Almirola, $3,607,304. 18, Kyle Larson, $3,497,810. 19, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., $3,478,115. 20, Marcos Ambrose, $3,372,265. Wins D.Earnhardt Jr., 3; J.Gordon, 3; J.Johnson, 3; B.Keselowski, 3; J.Logano, 3; C.Edwards, 2; K.Harvick, 2; A.Allmendinger, 1; A.Almirola, 1; Ku.Busch, 1; Ky.Busch, 1; D.Hamlin, 1.TENNISU.S. Open seeds Monday Men Novak Djokovic (1), Serbia, def. Diego Schwartzman, Argentina, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4. Stan Wawrinka (3), Switzerland, def. Jiri Vesely, Czech Republic, 6-2, 7-6 (6), 7-6 (3). Milos Raonic (5), Canada, def. Taro Daniel, Japan, 6-3, 6-2, 7-6 (1). Andy Murray (8), Britain, def. Robin Haase, Netherlands, 6-3, 7-6 (5), 1-6, 7-5. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (9), France, def. Juan Monaco, Argentina, 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (2), 6-1. Tommy Robredo (16), Spain, def. Edouard Roger-Vasselin, France, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4. Mikhail Youzhny (21), Russia, lost to Nick Kyrgios, Australia, 7-5, 7-6 (4), 2-6, 7-6 (1). Philipp Kohlschreiber (22), Germany, def. Facundo Bagnis, Argentina, 6-2, 7-6 (3), 6-3. Leonardo Mayer (23), Argentina, def. Albert Montanes, Spain, 6-2, 3-0, retired. Julien Benneteau (24), France, lost to Benoit Paire, France, 7-6 (4), 5-7, 6-4, 4-6, 6-4. Jeremy Chardy (30), France, def. Alejandro Falla, Colombia, 6-7 (5), 6-2, 7-5, 6-4. Fernando Verdasco (31), Spain, def. Blaz Rola, Slovenia, 6-3, 3-6, 7-5, 1-6, 6-4. Women Simona Halep (2), Romania, def. Danielle Rose Collins, United States, 6-7 (2), 6-1, 6-2. Agnieszka Radwanska (4), Poland, def. Sharon Fichman, Canada, 6-1, 6-0. Maria Sharapova (5), Russia, def. Maria Kirilenko, Russia, 6-4, 6-0. Angelique Kerber (6), Germany, def. Ksenia Pervak, Russia, 6-2, 3-6, 7-5. Jelena Jankovic (9), Serbia, def. Bojana Jovanovski, Serbia, 6-2, 6-3. Caroline Wozniacki (10), Denmark, def. Magdalena Rybarikova, Slovakia, 6-1, 3-6, 2-0, retired. Sara Errani (13), Italy, def. Kirsten Flipkens, Belgium, 6-1, 7-5. Lucie Safarova (14), Czech Republic, def. Timea Babos, Hungary, 6-4, 7-5. Andrea Petkovic (18), Germany, def. Ons Jabeur, Tunisia, 7-6 (7), 1-6, 6-3. Venus Williams (19), United States, def. Kimiko Date-Krumm, Japan, 2-6, 6-3, 6-3. Sloane Stephens (21), United States, def. Annika Beck, Germany, 6-0, 6-3. Alize Cornet (22), France, def. Amandine Hesse, France, 6-1, 6-2. Garbine Muguruza (25), Spain, lost to Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, Croatia, 6-3, 7-6 (4). Sabine Lisicki (26), Germany, def. Francoise Abanda, Canada, 6-3, 7-5. Roberta Vinci (28), Italy, def. Paula Ormaechea, Argentina, 6-3, 6-3. Kurumi Nara (31), Japan, def. 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Dukes-Hazzard NGWILD 108 190 283Kingdom of the OceansCaught in the Act “Giraffe Attack” Dog WhispererThe Wonder of DogsThe Incredible Dr. Pol “Piggin’ Out” Dog Whisperer NGC 109 186 276Survive the TribeDrugs, Inc. “High Stakes Vegas” Drugs, Inc. “Dallas Dope Cowboys” Drugs, Inc. “The High Wire” (N) Life and Death Row “Judgement” Drugs, Inc. “The High Wire” SCIENCE 110 193 284The Unexplained Files Car Fix Car Fix How the Universe Works “Extinction” How the Universe Works “Starman” Man v. the Universe (N) How the Universe Works “Extinction” ID 111 192 285Deadly Devotion “Gypsy Seduction” Deadly Devotion Deadly Devotion Deadly Devotion “Supremacist Sin” Heartbreakers “Tainted Love” (N) Deadly Devotion HBO 302 300 501(:15) “Mama” (2013, Horror) Jessica Chastain. ‘PG-13’ True Blood “Thank You” (:05) “Veronica Mars” (2014, Crime Drama) Kristen Bell. ‘PG-13’ Hard Knocks: Training Camp MAX 320 310 515(5:10) “We’re the Millers” (2013) ‘R’ The Knick “Method and Madness” The Knick “Mr. Paris Shoes” (8:50) The Knick(:45) “Fast & Furious 6” (2013, Action) Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson. ‘PG-13’ SHOW 340 318 545(:15) “Dark Skies” (2013, Science Fiction) Keri Russell. ‘PG-13’ “The Kings of Summer” (2013) Nick Robinson. ‘R’ (:35) L Word Mississippi: Hate the Sin (:15) “Lawless” (2012) ‘R’ JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterFlorida head coach Will Muschamp has high expectations for his defense in 2014. Defense rules at Florida, at least under MuschampBy MARK LONGAssociated PressGAINESVILLE — Whether he’s screaming from the sideline or punch-ing a white board in the locker room, Florida’s Will Muschamp knows defense. It’s what he played.It’s what he coached.It’s what the Gators have done best during his tenure. Often overshadowed by a woeful offense, Florida’s defense has set a pretty high standard during Muschamp’s first three seasons in Gainesville. The Gators have ranked no lower than eighth nation-ally in total defense, giving up less than 300 yards a game with Muschamp in charge. And despite losing the team’s best pass rusher and several starters in the sec-ondary, Florida expects to be defensively stout again this season. “Absolutely,” Muschamp said last week. “We’ll play well. ... We have the key ingredients of what you want, in my opinion. Now we got to go do it. Talk is cheap.” The Gators have nothing to boast about after last season. They lost their final seven games, missed a bowl game and ended up with their first losing record since 1979. Little went right, not even on defense. Florida was gouged at times, giving up 500 yards in a loss at Missouri, allow-ing 429 yards rushing in a shocking home defeat to lower-division Georgia Southern and then surren-dering 456 yards in a sea-son-ending setback against in-state rival and eventual national champion Florida State. It was uncharacteristic for a unit that had kept Florida in several games through-out the season. But key injuries — the Gators lost defensive end Dominique Easley in xxx — played a factor. So did a lack of confidence in the team’s much-maligned offense, which had personnel and coaching issues that even-tually carried over to the other side of the ball. “We had some individualism on the team last year,” linebacker Mike Taylor said. “Last year it was more, ‘I got me. I got this.’ This year, it’s more, ‘We, us, team.’ It’s not ‘I.’ It’s more team. We’re more together.” The Gators get their first chance to show 2013 was a fluke Saturday when they open the season against Idaho, which has just four wins over the last three seasons. Muschamp has repeatedly expressed confidence that his team will make a quick turnaround, much like fellow Southeastern Conference teams Auburn and Missouri did last season. Although Muschamp expects the offense to be markedly better under new coordinator Kurt Roper, he’s equally convinced the defense will return to form. The unit lost Easley, who turned pro after a sea-son-ending knee injury in September, and defensive backs Loucheiz Purifoy, Marcus Roberson and Jaylen Watkins. But the Gators have two budding stars in defen-sive end Dante Fowler Jr. and cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III. Fowler, a 6-foot-3, 260pound junior from St. Petersburg, has just six sacks in two seasons. He’s been the team’s best pass rusher in camp, but whether he has a breakout year could depend on the guys around him. After all, if fellow starting linemen Jonathan Bullard, Leon Orr and Darious Cummings aren’t disruptive, opponents surely will chip and double Fowler or roll quarterbacks away from his side. “That’s something we’ve talked about and know it could happen,” defensive coordinator D.J. Durkin said. “We do enough up front to move Dante around and that’s a hard thing to do because he doesn’t play in one spot.”

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Page Editor: Brandon Finley, 754-0420 LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2014 3B BRIEFS GAMES Thursday Q Columbia High boys golf vs. Santa Fe High at Meadowbrook Golf Club, 4 p.m. Q Columbia High volleyball vs. Lafayette High, 6 p.m. (JV-5) Q Fort White High volleyball vs. Interlachen High, 6:30 p.m. (JV-5:30) Q Fort White High JV football at Dixie County High, 7 p.m. Q Columbia High football at Gainesville High, 7:30 p.m. Friday Q Fort White High football vs. Hamilton County High, 7:30 p.m. ADULT SOFTBALL Fall registration ends Thursday Columbia County Adult Softball fall registration ends Thursday. Four leagues (four-team minimum) are offered. Team cost is $250. A coaches meeting is 7 p.m. Thursday at the Southside Sports Complex adult fields. For details, go to www.ballcharts.com / CCAdultsoftball. YOUTH FOOTBALL Christ Central flag football Christ Central Sports has flag football registration for children ages 5-10 through Friday at the church on Dyal Avenue. Fee is $45. For details, call Ronny Busscher at 365-2128. GIRLS SOFTBALL Registration for fall league Girls Softball Association of Columbia County has open registration for its fall leagues through Sunday at Brian’s Sports on U.S. Highway 90 west. Fee is $55 for a single player, $75 for two siblings and $95 for three or more siblings. Proof of age is required. Divisions range from 17U to 6U T-ball. For details, go to information@girls softballassociation.org YOUTH BASEBALL Lake City fall registration Lake City/Columbia County Youth Baseball has fall league registration (ages 4-15) online at lcccyb.com through Sept. 7. Cost is $75 per child plus online fee. For details, call Jessica Langley at 867-1897. YOUTH CHEERLEADING Columbia Cheer final registration Columbia Cheer Association final registration for the fall season is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Stadium. Fee is $40 for a first child and $35 for others. Cost of the uniform is $60. For details, call Wilma Drawdy at 965-1377. BOYS CLUB Fall registration underway at club The Boys and Girls Club of Columbia County is registering for the fall session, which runs through Oct. 18. Children ages 6-14 are eligible to attend. Cost is $160. Transportation is available from elementary and middle schools. The club offers a variety of activities. For details, call 752-4184.Q From staff reports Gainey doubles up at NFSSpecial to the ReporterNorth Florida Speedway racing action on Saturday was highlighted by two feature event wins for Nevin Gainey and box racing for the kids at intermission. The Street Stock Division was the first group to hit the speed-way. Randy Moody grabbed the early lead before yielding to Tyler Sistrunk. Sistrunk held the lead until lap 11. A hard-charging Sean Monaghan took the lead from there and pulled away for his second con-secutive win. Jerry Fortner finished second with Moody coming home third. Next up was the Limited Modified Division and Nevin Gainey took the lead at the drop of the green flag. David Crews chased Gainey through the early stages of the race. Shane Taylor, who was look-ing for his third consecutive win, moved to second with four laps remaining but Gainey held him off for the win. Taylor finished second to extend his points lead, and Crews was third. The Sportsman Division was next Wayne O’Neal took command early, but Derek Crawford moved to the point on lap three. His lead would be short-lived as Nevin Gainey was in hot pursuit for a second win on the evening. A restart on lap seven saw Gainey power his machine to the top groove for a lead he would not relinquish. Crawford held on for second with O’Neal claiming third. The 2014 season in the Pure Stock Division has been dominat-ed by Darrell Roberts. This night, Ethan Butts took command early and paced the field for the first nine laps in his bid for his first career victory. But the hard-charg-ing Roberts would take the lead on lap 10 and cruise home for another win. Butts held on for second with Dylan Hilliard placing third. The Box Stock feature fell victim to rain and will be added to the Sept. 13 program. Racing returns on Sept. 6th with the flat track motorcycles hitting the track. Visit us on the web at www. northfloridaspeedway.com or call 754-8800 for updates. BRANDON FINLEY/ Lake City ReporterFlorida State head coach Jimbo Fisher speaks with quarter back Jameis Winston last season.Fisher emerging as a top QB coachBy KAREEM COPELANDAssociated PressTALLAHASSEE — The foundation of Jimbo Fisher’s coaching philosophy began during rides home with his father after Pop Warner games. His dad would pep-per him in the car with a single question: Why? John Fisher would ask the young quarterback why did he make a certain throw? Why didn’t he make different decisions? The talks continued through high school, and three decades later Florida State’s Fisher has used those father-son bond-ing moments to arguably become the pre-eminent quarterback coach in col-lege football. Fisher has had eight quarterbacks drafted to the NFL since 2001, works with reigning Heisman winner Jamies Winston and two of his former Seminole dis-ciples are expected to start for other major college pro-grams this year. “There’s one thing I ask them: Why?” Fisher said. “Why’d you do that? Why did you not do that? Why was that successful? Why was that not successful? “If you can’t know why you did something and why you didn’t, how are you going to repeat it? If you do it well, but you don’t understand why you did it, when the moment comes that you have to repeat it In the game for the champion-ship, you can’t do it because you never understood in the first place.” Fisher, 48, lists former Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Tom Moore, Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak, former Florida State coach Bobby Bowden and Alabama coach Nick Saban as major influences, but it was his father who first pep-pered him with the ques-tion, “Why?” Fisher always played quarterback through col-lege at Salem College and Samford, but was never the most athletic. His father constantly questioned Fisher with the goal being to outthink other players. The lessons stuck.Fisher helped turn JaMarcus Russell into the first overall pick in the 2007 NFL draft when he was offensive coordinator at LSU. Former Tiger Matt Flynn is the backup in Green Bay. Former FSU quarter-back Christian Ponder was the No. 12 overall pick in 2011. E.J. Manuel was the first quarterback taken in the 2013 draft. Winston is a leading candidate to win his second Heisman tro-phy. Florida State transfers Clint Trickett and Jacob Coker are likely to start at West Virginia and Alabama, respectively. Fisher is the only head coach in college football that has had three quar-terbacks drafted in the first round since 2007, accord-ing to STATS LLC. “I think a combination of things makes him really, really successful,” said Tommy Bowden, who coached with Fisher at Auburn. “One, he played the position. He’s an over-achiever. He’s extremely confident. “He’s a hard-nosed guy, coming from that coal-min-ing background with his father. ... He doesn’t baby those guys.” Winston, Manuel and Ponder credit their success to how Fisher trains QBs mentally. Fisher drills technique and fundamentals, but he holds quarterbacks accountable for everything in the offense.

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4B WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2014 ADVICE & COMICS LAKE CITY REPORTER Page Editor: Emogene Graham, 754-0415 DEAR ABBY: Five years ago, my husband got drunk and physically attacked me in front of his family. It was horrible. I was in shock, and our rela tionship never recovered. The next four years were a series of court vis its for custody of our child and eventually a divorce. Last year, his mother began requesting visits with our son. I was happy about it because I have tried to be accommodating to my ex and his family regarding our son. Finally, late last year, I called my ex to ask if we could sit down and dis cuss our son (something we had never done). We have met twice during the last two weeks, and each time had long conversa tions about everything. (Our son, our past, our relationship.) Many mis conceptions were cleared up, and it’s obvious that we both have made many necessary changes within ourselves. Now I’m confused about what comes next. Speaking with him has brought back so many feelings. Prior to the attack, our stress levels had been high and our communication was terri ble, but there had been no physical violence. I’m not sure if this is the universe giving us an opportunity to give the family we started another chance. Should we start over? — WAVERING IN NEW YORK DEAR WAVERING: What comes next might be that you and your ex can become good friends and parent your son in a con genial, cooperative fashion. What comes next might be that you rekindle your romance. Or it might be that you get back together and he assaults you again. If your ex has sought help for his drinking and anger management issues, a reconciliation could work out beautifully. However, if he hasn’t, I certainly wouldn’t recommend it. Sometimes people can care deeply about each other, but shouldn’t be married. DEAR ABBY: My 95-year-old mom feels that her age “entitles” her to speak without a filter, and she has become totally intolerant and critical. She is mentally sharp and highly intelligent, which makes her nasty com ments even more hurtful to family and friends. Standing up to her isn’t an option because of her age and she knows it. She doesn’t seem to recognize how damaging her attitude has become to those who love her. If you could print this and offer some advice, she might recognize her self. — A LOVING SON DEAR LOVING SON: The fact that someone has celebrated 95 birthdays does not give the person license to be deliber ately unkind to others. Negativity is an unat tractive trait, regardless of how old you are. People who deliberately say hurt ful things invariably find the circle of those who want to be around them shrinking. My advice to your mother would be, before opening her mouth, ask herself whether what she has to say is true, helpful and KIND. And if it isn’t all THREE, she should rephrase her comment or not say it at all. HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY ARIES (March 21-April 19): Take a good look at your career path. A practical change of plans will help you boost your confidence and your reputation. An opportunity to network will play in your favor. Put love and romance high on your list. +++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Do what makes you happy. Get involved in an event or attend a trade show or conference, and you will expand your knowledge and get some worthwhile information that will help you make an important decision. Progressive action will pay off. +++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Be careful when it comes to making promis es. If you aren’t going to be able to follow through, you will jeopardize your reputation. Honesty will be a factor when dealing with someone who wants some thing from you. +++++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Bide your time and make practical plans that you are confident will work out well for you. Use your imagination and creative insight to capture interest. Don’t feel you have to make an impulsive move because someone puts pressure on you. ++++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Being adaptable and willing to compromise will help you win favors and get your way in the end. Working hard to satisfy everyone around you will pay off. Step up your game and do whatever it takes to get ahead professionally. +++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Efficiency will be your strength and will help ensure that you accom plish what you set out to do while giving others a chance to see you in action. You can expect to be offered interesting propos als that will lead to future gains. +++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Your genuine desire to help and to make a dif ference to your community, a cause or a friend will add to your popularity. A change in your current status or within an import ant relationship must be allowed to unfold naturally. +++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Express your thoughts and desires openly. Once you let others know what you want, you will be able to separate those willing to help from those who are not in a posi tion to do so. Problems will result if you make a drastic personal change. ++++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Keep life simple, truthful and posi tive. An optimistic approach to change followed by hands-on hard work will help you bring about a hap pier and healthier lifestyle. Romance is on the rise. ++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Don’t be daunted by the changes going on around you or by what others do. Focus on your life and the things that will bring you greater security. Money, legal and medical issues dealt with tenaciously will turn out favorably. +++++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Take advan tage of any opportunities that comes your way. Focus on personal improvements, love, romance and making professional decisions that will help you reach your financial goals. Don’t let a partnership hold you back or stifle your imagination. +++++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Selfdeception can lead you down a slippery path. Look at whatever you are dealing with realistically. You can make progress, but only if your vision is clear. Try to make the best choices for the right reasons. +++ CELEBRITY CIPHER Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.com THE LAST WORD Eugenia Last Couple weighs reconciliation five years after violent split Q Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS Paul Reubens, 62; Alex Lifeson, 61; Tom Ford, 53; Yolanda Adams 53; Vic Mignogna, 52; Dalip Singh Rana, 42; Mark Webber, 38; Aaron Paul, 35; Patrick J. Adams, 33; Eve Torres, 30; Alexa Vega, 26; Blake Jenner, 22. DILBERT BABY BLUES BLONDIE BEETLE BAILEY B.C. FRANK & ERNEST FOR BETTER OR WORSE ZITS HAGAR THE HORRIBLE SNUFFY SMITH GARFIELD CLASSIC PEANUTS

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Classified Department: 755-5440LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDWEDNESDAY, AUGUST27, 20145B LegalNOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDSec. 197.241.F.S.Notice is hereby given that the Ascot Capital LLC of the following certifi-cate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issu-ance, the description of the property and name in which it was assessed is as follows:Certificate Number: 1328Year of Issuance: 2012Description of Property: SEC 29 TWN 4S RNG 16 PARCELNUM-BER 03236-101LOT1 KELLICHE ESTATES S/D. ORB 758-1245, 774-891, 860-234, 860-236, 945-1752Name in which assessed: RONALD JACKSON BROWNAll of said property being in the County of Columbia, State of Flori-da. Unless said certificate shall be re-deemed according to law, the proper-ty described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 08th of September, 2014 at 11:00 A.M.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF COURTSAMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accom-modation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administra-tion at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im-paired, call 711.05546295August 6, 13, 20, 27, 2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDSec. 197.241.F.S.Notice is hereby given that the Caz Creek of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the de-scription of the property and name in which it was assessed is as follows:Certificate Number: 1992Year of Issuance: 2012Description of Property: SEC 36 TWN 7S RNG 16 PARCELNUM-BER 04351-016BEG NE COR OF NW1/4, RUN S 996.63 FTTO N LINE OF A30 FTEASEMENT, W1295.44 FT, N 885.07 FTTO N LINE OF SEC, E 1310.76 FTTO POB. ORB 937-1775Name in which assessed: ROBERTLUMSDEN & ROBERTLUM-SEDN JRAll of said property being in the County of Columbia, State of Flori-da. Unless said certificate shall be re-deemed according to law, the proper-ty described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 6th of October, 2014 at 11:00 A.M.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF COURTSAMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accom-modation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administra-tion at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im-paired, call 711.05546477August 27, 2014September 3, 10, 17, 2014 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: JIM'S AUTO SERVICE gives Notice ofForeclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 09/12/2014, 08:30 am at 2550 SWMAIN BLVD. LAKE CITY, FL32025, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes.JIM'S AUTO SERVICE reserves the right to accept or reject anyand/or all bids.1J4G248N2YC1279212000 JEEP05546695AUGUST27, 2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDSec. 197.241.F.S.Notice is hereby given that the CB International Investments of the fol-lowing certificate has filed said cer-tificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and name in which it was assessed is as follows:Certificate Number: 2341Year of Issuance: 2011Description of Property: SEC 20 TWN 3S RNG 17 PARCELNUM-BER 05467-001LOTS 9 THRU 16 BLOCK 8 RUBYPARK S//D. ORB 524-71, 667-230, 770-2065, 799-2294, 807-1668 THRU 1671, 947-1168-1170. 1010-398, 1075-1246 THRU 1252. LegalName in which assessed: MARTI-NOR FLEURYAll of said property being in the County of Columbia, State of Flori-da. Unless said certificate shall be re-deemed according to law, the proper-ty described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 08th of September, 2014 at 11:00 A.M.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF COURTSAMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accom-modation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administra-tion at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im-paired, call 711.05546293August 6, 13, 20, 27, 2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDSec. 197.241.F.S.Notice is hereby given that the Caz Creek of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the de-scription of the property and name in which it was assessed is as follows:Certificate Number: 2665Year of Issuance: 2012Description of Property: SEC 09 TWN 4S RNG 17 PARCELNUM-BER 08302-105COMM NWCORNER LOT5, RUN S 166.74 FTFOR POB, RUN E 214.68 FT, SE 217.77 TO RD R/W, S 39.86 FTTO SE COR, W366.71 FT, N 166.75 FTTO POB. ORB 492-243Name in which assessed: SHARON ANN ROYERAll of said property being in the County of Columbia, State of Flori-da. Unless said certificate shall be re-deemed according to law, the proper-ty described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 6th of October, 2014 at 11:00 A.M.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF COURTSAMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accom-modation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administra-tion at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im-paired, call 711.05546480August 27, 2014September 3, 10, 17, 2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDSec. 197.241.F.S.Notice is hereby given that the CB International Investments of the fol-lowing certificate has filed said cer-tificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and name in which it was assessed is as follows:Certificate Number: 3094Year of Issuance: 2011Description of Property: SEC 26 TWN 5S RNG 17 PARCELNUM-BER 09392-007COMM NE COR OF NW1/4 OF NW1/4 & RUN W664.31 FTTO POB, CONTW332.16 FT, S 436.53 FT, E 163.89 FT, S 227.84 FT, CONTS 231.50 FT, S 79 DG E 166.12 FT, N 925.67 FTTO POB. ORB 841-508, QC 1069-2241, QCD 1071-2338, QCD 1073-884.Name in which assessed: HORN IVLLCAll of said property being in the County of Columbia, State of Flori-da. Unless said certificate shall be re-deemed according to law, the proper-ty described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 08th of September, 2014 at 11:00 A.M.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF COURTSAMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accom-modation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administra-tion at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im-paired, call 711.05546292August 6, 13, 20, 27, 2014 LegalNOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDSec. 197.241.F.S.Notice is hereby given that the Caz Creek of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the de-scription of the property and name in which it was assessed is as follows:Certificate Number: 3204Year of Issuance: 2012Description of Property: SEC 10 TWN 7S RNG 17 PARCELNUM-BER 09971-008THE W300.74 FTOF LOT13 BI-CENTENNIALACRES UNIT1. ORB 701-835, 748-1025, 749-1067, 961-2680 LIFE EST, (DC 1007-1926; DOROTHYM LANIER), (DC 1007-1927, HENRYDRIG-GERS), WD 1028-1330, QCD 1152-1945, (DC 1210-1812, JAMIE R. ROBERT)Name in which assessed: JAMIE R ROBERTTRUSTAll of said property being in the County of Columbia, State of Flori-da. Unless said certificate shall be re-deemed according to law, the proper-ty described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 6th of October, 2014 at 11:00 A.M.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF COURTSAMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accom-modation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administra-tion at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im-paired, call 711.05546478August 27, 2014September 3, 10, 17, 2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDSec. 197.241.F.S.Notice is hereby given that the PPF Holdings III, LTD/USBANK of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be is-sued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and name in which it was assessed is as follows:Certificate Number: 3553Year of Issuance: 2012Description of Property: PARCELNUMBER 11441-000NWDIV: BEG NWCOR, RUN S 134 FT, E 94 FT, N 134 FT, W94 FTTO POB. BLOCK 79. ORB 474-102 9JTWRS0, DC EMMAPAT-TERSON 947-2510Name in which assessed: VALLENE T. WRIGHTAll of said property being in the County of Columbia, State of Flori-da. Unless said certificate shall be re-deemed according to law, the proper-ty described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 08th of September, 2014 at 11:00 A.M.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF COURTSAMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accom-modation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administra-tion at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im-paired, call 711.05546289August 6, 13, 20, 27, 2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDSec. 197.241.F.S.Notice is hereby given that the Caz Creek of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the de-scription of the property and name in which it was assessed is as follows:Certificate Number: 3853Year of Issuance: 2012Description of Property: PARCELNUMBER 13202-000E DIV: COMM 190 FTWOF SE COR, RUN N 12.15 FTTO N R/WDUVALSTFOR POB, CONTN 337.85 FT, W100 FT, S 348.85 FTTO N R/WDUVALST, E ALONG R/W100.25 FTTO POB EX R/WFOR CIRCLE DR. BLOCK 247, ORB 774-1819, 789-2444, PROB #99-39 CP, ORB 877-1394 THRU 1401, DC 877-1398Name in which assessed: JOYCE P. TUNSILAll of said property being in the County of Columbia, State of Flori-da. Unless said certificate shall be re-deemed according to law, the proper-ty described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 6th of October, 2014 at 11:00 A.M.P. DEWITTCASON LegalCLERK OF COURTSAMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accom-modation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administra-tion at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im-paired, call 711.05546475August 27, 2014September 3, 10, 17, 2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDSec. 197.241.F.S.Notice is hereby given that the TC 12, LLC of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The cer-tificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and name in which it was assessed is as follows:Certificate Number: 3916Year of Issuance: 2012Description of Property: PARCELNUMBER 13657-000S DIV: LOTS 2 & 3 LEEWOOD S/D. BEING IN BLOCK 301. ORB 817-2217, 962-1308 THRU 1312, ORB 993-2645, 993-2647, AG 1001-2015, WD 1083-1865, CT1164-2231, SWD 1170-653, QCD 1193-1073Name in which assessed: DARRELLB. PHINAZEEAll of said property being in the County of Columbia, State of Flori-da. Unless said certificate shall be re-deemed according to law, the proper-ty described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 6th of October, 2014 at 11:00 A.M.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF COURTSAMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accom-modation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administra-tion at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im-paired, call 711.05546476August 27, 2014September 3, 10, 17, 2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDSec. 197.241.F.S.Notice is hereby given that the Caz Creek of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the de-scription of the property and name in which it was assessed is as follows:Certificate Number: 3923Year of Issuance: 2012Description of Property: PARCELNUMBER 13808-000S DIV: LOTS 9 & 10 RE SURVEYBLOCK F CHALKERS S/D OF BLOCK 305 EX RD R/W. PRO-BATE FILE #89-163 CPORB 691-611, 704-691, 708-014, 872-906, WD 1014-1452, WD 1055-625, QC 1140-2726, WD 1185-2756Name in which assessed: JAMES S. SHOREAll of said property being in the County of Columbia, State of Flori-da. Unless said certificate shall be re-deemed according to law, the proper-ty described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 6th of October, 2014 at 11:00 A.M.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF COURTSAMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accom-modation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administra-tion at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im-paired, call 711.05546481August 27, 2014September 3, 10, 17, 2014 LegalNOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDSec. 197.241.F.S.Notice is hereby given that the John J or Shirley Pickford Asendorf of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be is-sued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and name in which it was assessed is as follows:Certificate Number: 601Year of Issuance: 2008Description of Property: SEC 33 TWN 3S RNG 16 PARCELNUM-BER 02438-136LOT36 EMERALD COVE S/D PHS 2. WD 1079-1663Name in which assessed: SHIRLEYHITSONAll of said property being in the County of Columbia, State of Flori-da. Unless said certificate shall be re-deemed according to law, the proper-ty described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 6th of October, 2014 at 11:00 A.M.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF COURTSAMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accom-modation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administra-tion at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im-paired, call 711.05546537August 27, 2014September 3, 10, 17, 2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDSec. 197.241.F.S.Notice is hereby given that the TC12, LLC of the following certifi-cate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issu-ance, the description of the property and name in which it was assessed is as follows:Certificate Number: 650Year of Issuance: 2012Description of Property: SEC 10 TWN 3S RNG 16 PARCELNUM-BER 02055-021LOT21 PARNELLHILLS S/D UNIT1. ORB 829-421, DC FOR RI-CHARD IN ORB 1085-673Name in which assessed: BAR-BRETTASTRICKLANDAll of said property being in the County of Columbia, State of Flori-da. Unless said certificate shall be re-deemed according to law, the proper-ty described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 08th of September, 2014 at 11:00 A.M.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF COURTSAMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accom-modation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administra-tion at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im-paired, call 711.05546294August 6, 13, 20, 27, 2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDSec. 197.241.F.S.Notice is hereby given that the TRC-SPE, LLC/US BANK of the follow-ing certificate has filed said certifi-cate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and name in which it was assessed is as follows:Certificate Number: 662Year of Issuance: 2011Description of Property: SEC 10 TWN 3S RNG 16 PARCELNUM-BER 02055-006LOTS 5 & 6 PARNELLHILLS S/D UNIT1. ORB 402-73, 530-199, 812-1975Name in which assessed: HORACE GILLIARDAll of said property being in the County of Columbia, State of Flori-da. Unless said certificate shall be re-deemed according to law, the proper-ty described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 08th of September, 2014 at 11:00 A.M.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF COURTSAMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accom-modation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administra-tion at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days Legalbefore your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im-paired, call 711.05546297August 6, 13, 20, 27, 2014 SUWANNEE RIVER WATER MANAGEMENTDISTRICTPUBLIC NOTICE OF APPLICA-TIONNotice is hereby given that pursuant to Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, the following application for permit was received on June 30, 2014:Plum Creek Land Company, Todd Powell, PO BOX 357700, Gaines-ville, FL32635, has submitted an ap-plication for an Environmental Re-source Permit Application Number ERP-023-212779-5 for 1,451 acres of impervious surface and impacts to 127.3 acres of wetlands on a total project area of 2,622 acres. The project is located in, Township 4 South, Range 18 East, Sections 3, 4 and 5, and Township 3 South, Range 18 East, Sections 31, 32, 33 and 34, in Columbia CountyInterested persons may comment upon the application or submit a written request for a staff report con-taining proposed agency action re-garding the application by writing to the Suwannee River Water Manage-ment District, Attn: Resource Man-agement, 9225 C.R. 49, Live Oak, Florida 32060. Such comments or requests must be received by 5:00 PM within 14 days from the date of publication.No further public notice will be pro-vided regarding this application. Acopy of the staff report must be re-quested in order to remain advised of further proceedings. Substantially affected persons are entitled to re-quest an administrative hearing, pur-suant to Title 28, Florida Administra-tive Code, regarding the proposed agency action by submitting a writ-ten request after reviewing the staff report.05546698August 27, 2014 PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONALAMENDMENTS TO BE VOTED ON NOVEMBER 4, 2014NOTICE OFELECTIONI, Ken Detzner, Secretary of State of the State of Florida, do hereby give notice that an election will be held in each county in Florida, on November4, 2014, forthe ratifica-tion orrejection of a proposed re-vision to the constitution of the State of Florida.No. 1CONSTITUTIONALAMEND-MENTARTICLE X, SECTION 28(Initiative)Ballot Title:Water and Land Conservation Ded-icates funds to acquire and restore Florida conservation and recreation landsBallot Summary:Funds the Land Acquisition Trust Fund to acquire, restore, improve, and manage conservation lands in-cluding wetlands and forests; fish and wildlife habitat; lands protecting water resources and drinking water sources, including the Everglades, and the water quality of rivers, lakes, and streams; beaches and shores; outdoor recreational lands; working farms and ranches; and historic or geologic sites, by dedicating 33 per-cent of net revenues from the exist-ing excise tax on documents for 20 years.Financial Impact Statement:This amendment does not increase or decrease state revenues. The state revenue restricted to the purposes specified in the amendment is esti-mated to be $648 million in Fiscal Year 2015-16 and grows to $1.268 billion by the twentieth year. Wheth-er this results in any additional state expenditures depends upon future legislative actions and cannot be de-termined. Similarly, the impact on local government revenues, if any, cannot be determined. No additional local government costs are expected. Full Text:ARTICLE XMISCELLANEOUSSECTION 28. Land Acquisition T rust Fund.— a) Ef fective on July 1 of the year following passage of this amendment by the voters, and for a period of 20 years after that ef fective date, the Land Acquisition T rust Fund shall receive no less than 33 percent of net revenues derived from the existing excise tax on documents, as defined in the statutes in ef fect on January 1, 2012, as amended from time to time, or any successor or replacement tax, after the Department of Revenue first deducts a service char ge to pay the costs of the collection and enforcement of the excise tax on documents. b) Funds in the Land Acquisition T rust Fund shall be expended only for the following purposes: 1) As provided by law to finance or refinance: the acquisition and improvement of land, water areas, and related property interests, including conservation easements, and resour ces for conservation lands including wetlands, forests, and fish and wildlife habitat; wildlife management areas; lands that protect water rePublishedMonthlybythe Lake City Reporter ’

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6BLAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDWEDNESDAY, AUGUST27,2014 Classified Department: 755-5440 Legalsources and drinking water sources, including lands protecting the water quality and quantity of rivers, lakes, streams, springsheds, and lands providing rechar ge for groundwater and aquifer systems; lands in the Ever glades Agricultural Area and the Ever glades Protection Area, as defined in Article II, Section 7(b); beaches and shores; outdoor recreation lands, including recreational trails, parks, and urban open space; rural landscapes; working farms and ranches; historic or geologic sites; together with management, restoration of natural systems, and the enhancement of public access or recreational enjoyment of conservation lands. 2) T o pay the debt service on bonds issued pursuant to Article VII, Section 1 1(e). c) The moneys deposited into the Land Acquisition T rust Fund, as defined by the statutes in ef fect on January 1, 2012, shall not be or become commingled with the General Revenue Fund of the state. No. 2CONSTITUTIONALAMEND-MENTARTICLE X, SECTION 29(Initiative)Ballot Title:Use of Marijuana for Certain Medi-cal ConditionsBallot Summary:Allows the medical use of marijuana for individuals with debilitating dis-eases as determined by a licensed Florida physician. Allows caregivers to assist patientsmedical use of marijuana. The Department of Health shall register and regulate centers that produce and distribute marijuana for medical purposes and shall issue identification cards to pa-tients and caregivers. Applies only to Florida law. Does not authorize vio-lations of federal law or any non-medical use, possession or produc-tion of marijuana.Financial Impact Statement:Increased costs from this amendment to state and local governments can-not be determined. There will be ad-ditional regulatory and enforcement activities associated with the produc-tion and sale of medical marijuana. Fees will offset at least a portion of the regulatory costs. While sales tax may apply to purchases, changes in revenue cannot reasonably be deter-mined since the extent to which med-ical marijuana will be exempt from taxation is unclear without legislative or state administrative action. Full Text:ARTICLE XMISCELLANEOUSSECTION 29. Medical marijuana production, possession and use.— (a) PUBLIC POLICY (1) The medical use of marijuana by a qualifying patient or personal caregiver is not subject to criminal or civil liability or sanctions under Flor ida law except as provided in this section. (2) A physician licensed in Florida shall not be subject to criminal or civil liability or sanctions under Flor ida law for issuing a physician certification to a person diagnosed with a debilitating medical condition in a manner consistent with this section. (3) Actions and conduct by a medical marijuana treatment center registered with the Department, or its employees, as permitted by this section and in compliance with Department regulations, shall not be subject to criminal or civil liability or sanctions under Florida law except as provided in this section. (b) DEFINITIONS. For purposes of this section, the following words and terms shall have the following meanings: (1) "Debilitating Medical Condition" means cancer glaucoma, positive status for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), hepatitis C, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Crohn's disease, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis or other conditions for which a physician believes that the medical use of marijuana would likely outweigh the potential health risks for a patient. (2) "Department" means the Department of Health or its successor agency (3) "Identification card" means a document issued by the Department that identifies a person who has a physician certification or a personal caregiver who is at least twenty-one (21) years old and has agreed to assist with a qualifying patient s medical use of marijuana. (4) "Marijuana" has the meaning given cannabis in Section 893.02(3), Florida Statutes (2013). (5) "Medical Marijuana T reatment Center" means an entity that acquires, cultivates, possesses, processes (including development of related products such as food, tinctures, aer osols, oils, or ointments), transfers, transports, sells, distributes, dispenses, or administers marijuana, products containing marijuana, related supplies, or educational materials to qualifying patients or their personal caregivers and is registered by the Department. (6) "Medical use" means the acquisition, possession, use, delivery transfer or administration of marijuana or related supplies by a qualifying patient or personal caregiver for use by a qualifying patient for the treatment of a debilitating medical condition. (7) "Personal caregiver" means a person who is at least twenty-one (21) years old who has agreed to assist with a qualifying patient's medical use of marijuana and has a caregiver identification card issued by the Department. A personal caregiver may assist no more than five (5) qualifying patients at one time. An employee of a hospice provider nursing, or medical facility may serve as a personal caregiver to more than five (5) qualifying patients as permitted by the Department. Per sonal caregivers are prohibited from consuming marijuana obtained for the personal, medical use by the qualifying patient. (8) "Physician" means a physician who is licensed in Florida. (9) "Physician certification" means a written document signed by a physician, stating that in the physician's professional opinion, the patient suffers from a debilitating medical condition, that the potential benefits of the medical use of marijuana would likely outweigh the health risks for the patient, and for how long the physician recommends the medical use of marijuana for the patient. A physician certification may only be provided after the physician has conducted a physical examination of the patient and a full assessment of the patient s medical history (10) "Qualifying patient" means a person who has been diagnosed to have a debilitating medical condition, who has a physician certificaLegaltion and a valid qualifying patient identification card. If the Department does not begin issuing identification cards within nine (9) months after the ef fective date of this section, then a valid physician certification will serve as a patient identification card in order to allow a person to become a "qualifying patient" until the Department begins issuing identification cards. (c) LIMIT A TIONS. (1) Nothing in this section shall affect laws relating to non-medical use, possession, production or sale of marijuana. (2) Nothing in this section authorizes the use of medical marijuana by anyone other than a qualifying patient. (3) Nothing in this section allows the operation of a motor vehicle, boat, or aircraft while under the influence of marijuana. (4) Nothing in this law section requires the violation of federal law or purports to give immunity under federal law (5) Nothing in this section shall require any accommodation of any onsite medical use of marijuana in any place of education or employment, or of smoking medical marijuana in any public place. (6) Nothing in this section shall require any health insurance provider or any government agency or author ity to reimburse any person for expenses related to the medical use of marijuana. (d) DUTIES OF THE DEP AR T MENT The Department shall issue reasonable regulations necessary for the implementation and enforcement of this section. The purpose of the regulations is to ensure the availability and safe use of medical marijuana by qualifying patients. It is the duty of the Department to promulgate regulations in a timely fashion. (1) Implementing Regulations. In or der to allow the Department suf ficient time after passage of this section, the following regulations shall be promulgated no later than six (6) months after the ef fective date of this section: a. Procedures for the issuance of qualifying patient identification cards to people with physician certifications, and standards for the renewal of such identification cards. b. Procedures for the issuance of per sonal caregiver identification cards to persons qualified to assist with a qualifying patient s medical use of marijuana, and standards for the renewal of such identification cards. c. Procedures for the registration of Medical Marijuana T reatment Centers that include procedures for the issuance, renewal, suspension, and revocation of registration, and standards to ensure security record keeping, testing, labeling, inspection, and safety d. A regulation that defines the amount of marijuana that could reasonably be presumed to be an adequate supply for qualifying patients medical use, based on the best available evidence. This presumption as to quantity may be overcome with evidence of a particular qualifying patient s appropriate medical use. (2) Issuance of identification cards and registrations. The Department shall begin issuing qualifying patient and personal caregiver identification cards, as well as begin registering Medical Marijuana T reatment Centers no later than nine months (9) after the ef fective date of this section. (3) If the Department does not issue regulations, or if the Department does not begin issuing identification cards and registering Medical Marijuana T reatment Centers within the time limits set in this section, any Florida citizen shall have standing to seek judicial relief to compel compliance with the Department s constitutional duties. (4) The Department shall protect the confidentiality of all qualifying patients. All records containing the identity of qualifying patients shall be confidential and kept from public disclosure other than for valid medical or law enforcement purposes. (e) LEGISLA TION. Nothing in this section shall limit the legislature from enacting laws consistent with this provision. (f) SEVERABILITY The provisions of this section are severable and if any clause, sentence, paragraph or section of this measure, or an application thereof, is adjudged invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction other provisions shall continue to be in ef fect to the fullest extent possible. No. 3CONSTITUTIONALAMEND-MENTARTICLE V, SECTIONS 10, 11(Legislature)Ballot Title: Prospective Appointment of Certain Judicial VacanciesBallot Summary:Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution requiring the Governor to prospectively fill vacancies in a judicial office to which election for retention applies resulting from the justices or judges reaching the mandatory retirement age or failure to qualify for a retention election; and allowing prospective appoint-ments if a justice or judge is not re-tained at an election. Currently, the Governor may not fill an expected vacancy until the current justices or judges term expires.Full Text:ARTICLE VJUDICIARYSECTION 10. Retention; election and terms.—(a) Any justice or judge may qualify for retention by a vote of the electors in the general election next preced-ing the expiration of the justices or judges term in the manner prescri-bed by law. When If a justice or judge is ineligible for retention or fails to qualify for retention, a prospective vacancy is deemed to occur at the conclusion of the qualifying period for retention for the purpose of appointing a successor justice or judge, and a vacancy shall exist in that office upon the expiration of the term being served by the justice or judge. When a justice or judge so qualifies, the ballot shall read sub-stantially as follows: "Shall Justice (or Judge) ...(name of justice or judge)... of the ...(name of the court)... be retained in office?" If a majority of the qualified electors vot-ing within the territorial jurisdiction of the court vote to retain, the justice or judge shall be retained for a term of six years. The term of the justice or judge retained shall commence on the first Tuesday after the first Mon-day in January following the general election. If a majority of the quali-fied electors voting within the terri-torial jurisdiction of the court vote to not retain, a prospective vacancy is deemed to occur immediately folLegallowing the general election for the purpose of appointing a successor justice or judge, and a vacancy shall exist in that office upon the expira-tion of the term being served by the justice or judge.(b)(1) The election of circuit judges shall be preserved notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a) un-less a majority of those voting in the jurisdiction of that circuit approves a local option to select circuit judges by merit selection and retention rath-er than by election. The election of circuit judges shall be by a vote of the qualified electors within the terri-torial jurisdiction of the court.(2) The election of county court judges shall be preserved notwith-standing the provisions of subsection (a) unless a majority of those voting in the jurisdiction of that county ap-proves a local option to select county judges by merit selection and reten-tion rather than by election. The election of county court judges shall be by a vote of the qualified electors within the territorial jurisdiction of the court.(3)a. Avote to exercise a local op-tion to select circuit court judges and county court judges by merit selec-tion and retention rather than by election shall be held in each circuit and county at the general election in the year 2000. If a vote to exercise this local option fails in a vote of the electors, such option shall not again be put to a vote of the electors of that jurisdiction until the expiration of at least two years.b. After the year 2000, a circuit may initiate the local option for merit se-lection and retention or the election of circuit judges, whichever is appli-cable, by filing with the custodian of state records a petition signed by the number of electors equal to at least ten percent of the votes cast in the circuit in the last preceding election in which presidential electors were chosen.c. After the year 2000, a county may initiate the local option for merit se-lection and retention or the election of county court judges, whichever is applicable, by filing with the super-visor of elections a petition signed by the number of electors equal to at least ten percent of the votes cast in the county in the last preceding elec-tion in which presidential electors were chosen. The terms of circuit judges and judges of county courts shall be for six years.SECTION 11. Vacancies.—(a)(1) Whenever a vacancy occurs in a judicial office to which election for retention applies, the governor shall fill the vacancy by appointing for a term ending on the first Tuesday af-ter the first Monday in January of the year following the next general elec-tion occurring at least one year after the date of appointment, one of not fewer than three persons nor more than six persons nominated by the appropriate judicial nominating com-mission.(2) Whenever a prospective vacancy occurs in a judicial of fice for which election for retention applies, the governor shall fill the prospective vacancy by appointing a justice or judge from among at least three per sons but not more than six persons nominated by the appropriate judicial nominating commission. The term of the appointment commences upon the expiration of the term of the office being vacated and ends on the first T uesday after the first Monday in January of the year following the next general election. (b) The governor shall fill each va-cancy on a circuit court or on a coun-ty court, wherein the judges are elected by a majority vote of the electors, by appointing for a term ending on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in January of the year following the next primary and gen-eral election occurring at least one year after the date of appointment, one of not fewer than three persons nor more than six persons nominated by the appropriate judicial nominat-ing commission. An election shall be held to fill that judicial office for the term of the office beginning at the end of the appointed term.(c) The nominations shall be made within thirty days from the occur-rence of a vacancy or prospective vacancy unless the period is extended by the governor for a time not to ex-ceed thirty days. The governor shall make the appointment within sixty days after the nominations have been certified to the governor.(d) There shall be a separate judicial nominating commission as provided by general law for the supreme court, each district court of appeal, and each judicial circuit for all trial courts within the circuit. Uniform rules of procedure shall be establish-ed by the judicial nominating com-missions at each level of the court system. Such rules, or any part there-of, may be repealed by general law enacted by a majority vote of the membership of each house of the legislature, or by the supreme court, five justices concurring. Except for deliberations of the judicial nominat-ing commissions, the proceedings of the commissions and their records shall be open to the public.05544291August 27, 2014September 24, 2014 ENMIENDAS CONSTITUCIO-NALES PROPUESTAS SOBRE LASQUE SE VOTAR EL4 DE NOVIEMBRE DEL2014AVISO DE ELECCI"NYo, Ken Detzner, Secretario de Es-tado del Estado de la Florida, porel presente notifico que se llevarn a cabo elecciones en cada condado de la Florida, el 4 de noviembre del 2014, para la aprobacin o el re-chazo de una propuesta de modifi-cacin de la constitucin del Esta-do de la Florida.No. 1ENMIENDACONSTITUCIO-NALARTCULO X, SECCI"N 28(Iniciativa)Ttulo de la boleta:Conservacin de aguas y tierras: dedicar fondos para adquirir y res-taurar tierras objeto de conservacin y recreacin en el Estado de FloridaResumen de la boleta:Provee fondos para el Fondo Fidu-ciario de Adquisicin de Tierras con el fin de adquirir, restaurar, mejorar y administrar tierras objeto de con-servacin, entre ellas pantanos y bos-ques; el hbitat de peces y vida sil-vestre; tierras que protegen los recur-sos hdricos y las fuentes de agua potable, incluidos los Everglades, y la calidad del agua en ros, lagos y arroyos; playas y costas; tierras de recreacin al aire libre; estableci-mientos agrcolas y ganaderos en ac-tividad, y emplazamientos histricos o geolgicos. Para ello se dedicar el Legal33% de los ingresos netos obtenidos del impuesto especial existente sobre documentos durante 20 aos.Declaracin sobre impacto finan-ciero:Esta enmienda no incrementa ni re-duce los ingresos estatales. El ingre-so estatal limitado para los propsi-tos especificados en la enmienda se estima en $648 millones para el ao fiscal 2015-16 y aumenta a $1.268 mil millones hacia el vigsimo ao. Si eso traer como consecuencia gas-tos estatales adicionales depende de futuras acciones legislativas y no puede determinarse. De la misma manera, tampoco puede determinarse el impacto sobre los ingresos de go-biernos locales, si los hubiera. No se prevn costos de gobiernos locales.Texto completo:ARTCULO XVARIOSSECCI"N 28. Fondo Fiduciario de Adquisicin de T ierras.— a) Con vigencia el 1 de julio del ao posterior a la aprobacin de esta enmienda por parte de los votantes y durante un perodo de 20 aos a par tir de esa fecha de entrada en vigor el Fondo Fiduciario de Adquisicin de T ierras recibir no menos del 33% de los ingresos netos derivados del impuesto especial existente sobre documentos, tal como se define en los estatutos vigentes al 1 de enero de 2012, enmendados de tanto en tanto, o de cualquier impuesto sucesor o de reemplazo, despus de que el Departamento de Hacienda deduzca primero un car go de servicio con el fin de pagar los costos de recopilacin y aplicacin del impuesto especial sobre documentos. b) El dinero del Fondo Fiduciario de Adquisicin de T ierras se emplear nicamente con los siguientes propsitos: 1) Como lo establece la ley para financiar o refinanciar: la adquisicin o mejora de tierras, reas de agua y derechos inmobiliarios relacionados, entre ellos las servidumbres de conservacin y los recursos para tierras objeto de conservacin, como, por ejemplo, pantanos, bosques y hbitat de peces y vida silvestre; reas de administracin de vida silvestre; tier ras que protegen los recursos hdricos y las fuentes de agua potable, entre ellos las tierras que protegen la calidad y cantidad del agua en ros, lagos, arroyos, manantiales, y tierras que brindan recar ga de agua subter rnea y sistemas acuferos; tierras en el rea agrcola de los Ever glades y el rea de proteccin de los Ever glades, como estn definidas en el Artculo II, Seccin 7(b); playas y costas; tierras de recreacin al aire libre, incluidos senderos recreativos, parques y espacios abiertos urbanos; paisajes rurales; establecimientos agrcolas y ganaderos en actividad, emplazamientos histricos o geolgicos; junto con la administracin, restauracin de sistemas naturales y mejoramiento del acceso pblico o disfrute recreativo de las tierras objeto de conservacin. 2) Para el pago del servicio de la deuda sobre los bonos emitidos conforme al Artculo VII, Seccin 1 1(e). c) El dinero depositado en el Fondo Fiduciario de Adquisicin de T ierras, tal como se define en los estatutos vigentes al 1 de enero de 2012, no estar mezclado ni se mezclar con el Fondo de Ingresos Generales del Estado. No. 2ENMIENDACONSTITUCIO-NALARTCULO X, SECCI"N 29(Iniciativa)Ttulo de la boleta:Uso de marihuana para algunas en-fermedadesResumen de la boleta:Permite el uso mdico de la marihua-na a las personas con enfermedades debilitantes, segn lo determine un mdico autorizado por el Estado de Florida. Permite a los cuidadores asistir a los pacientes en el uso mdi-co de marihuana. El Departamento de Salud deber inscribir y regular los centros que producen y distribuy-en marihuana con fines mdicos y debern extender tarjetas de identifi-cacin a pacientes y cuidadores. Se aplica nicamente a las leyes del Es-tado de Florida. No autoriza infrac-ciones de la ley federal ni ningn uso, posesin o produccin de mari-huana con fines que no sean mdi-cos.Declaracin sobre impacto finan-ciero:El aumento de costos generado por esta enmienda para el gobierno esta-tal y los gobiernos locales no puede determinarse. Habr actividades adi-cionales de regulacin y aplicacin asociadas a la produccin y venta de marihuana con fines mdicos. Las tarifas compensarn al menos en parte los costos de regulacin. Si bi-en el impuesto sobre la venta se apli-ca a las compras, los cambios fis-cales no pueden determinarse de manera razonable, dado que, si no existe una accin legislativa o ad-ministrativa estatal, no est claro en qu medida la marihuana con fines mdicos estar exenta de impuestos.Texto completo:ARTCULO XVARIOSSECCI"N 29. Produccin, posesin y uso de marihuana con fines mdicos.— (a) POLTICA PBLICA. (1) El uso mdico de marihuana por parte de un paciente calificado o un cuidador personal no est sujeto a responsabilidad ni a sanciones penales o civiles conforme a las leyes del Estado de Florida, excepto segn se indica en esta seccin. (2) Un mdico autorizado por el Estado de Florida no estar sujeto a responsabilidad penal o civil ni a sanciones, conforme a las leyes del Estado de Florida, por extender un cer tificado mdico a una persona diagnosticada con una enfermedad debilitante de conformidad con esta seccin. (3) Las acciones y el comportamiento de un centro de tratamiento de marihuana con fines mdicos inscrito ante el Departamento, o sus empleados, segn se contempla en esta seccin y en cumplimiento de las reglamentaciones del Departamento, no estarn sujetos a responsabilidad ni a sanciones penales o civiles conforme a las leyes del Estado de Florida, excepto segn se indica en esta seccin. (b) DEFINICIONES. A los fines de esta seccin, las siguientes palabras y trminos tendrn los siguientes significados: (1) Enfermedad debilitante significa cncer glaucoma, estado positivo del virus de inmunodeficiencia humana (VIH), sndrome de inmunodeficiencia adquirida (SIDA), hepatitis C, esclerosis lateral amiotrfica (ELA), enfermedad de Crohn, enfer medad de Parkinson, esclerosis mltiple u otras enfermedades para las Legalcuales, a criterio del mdico, los beneficios del uso mdico de la marihuana probablemente seran superiores a los riesgos potenciales para la salud de un paciente. (2) Departamento significa el Departamento de Salud o su agencia sucesora. (3) T arjeta de identificacin significa un documento emitido por el Departamento que identifica a una persona que tiene un certificado mdico o a un cuidador personal de por lo menos veintin (21) aos de edad que ha aceptado asistir a un paciente calificado en el uso mdico de marihuana. (4) Marihuana tiene el significado otor gado al cannabis en la Seccin 893.02(3) de los Estatutos de Florida (2013). (5) Centro de tratamiento de marihuana con fines mdicos significa una entidad que adquiere, cultiva, posee, procesa (incluido el desarrollo de productos relacionados tales como alimentos, tinturas, aerosoles, aceites o ungentos), transfiere, transporta, vende, distribuye, despacha o administra marihuana, productos que contienen marihuana, suministros relacionados o material educativo a pacientes calificados o a sus cuidadores personales y que est inscrito ante el Departamento. (6) Uso mdico significa la adquisicin, posesin, uso, entrega, transferencia o administracin de marihuana o suministros relacionados por parte de un paciente calificado o un cuidador personal para ser usados por un paciente calificado para el tratamiento de una enfermedad debilitante. (7) Cuidador personal significa una persona de por lo menos veintin (21) aos de edad que ha aceptado asistir a un paciente calificado en el uso mdico de marihuana y tiene una tarjeta de identificacin de cuidador emitida por el Departamento. Un cuidador personal no puede asistir a ms de cinco (5) pacientes por vez. Un empleado de un proveedor de cuidados paliativos o de un centro mdico o de un hogar de ancianos puede actuar como cuidador personal para ms de cinco (5) pacientes calificados, segn lo permite el Departamento. Est prohibido para los cuidadores personales consumir marihuana obtenida para el uso personal y mdico del paciente calificado. (8) Mdico significa un mdico autorizado por el Estado de Florida. (9) Certificado mdico significa un documento por escrito firmado por un mdico, en el que se indica que, en la opinin profesional del mdico, el paciente sufre de una enfermedad debilitante, que los beneficios potenciales del uso mdico de la marihuana probablemente sean superiores a los riesgos para la salud del paciente, y se indica durante cunto tiempo el mdico recomienda el uso mdico de marihuana para el paciente. Un certificado mdico slo puede extenderse despus de que el mdico haya realizado un examen fsico del paciente y una evaluacin completa del historial mdico del paciente. (10) Paciente calificado significa una persona a la que se le ha diagnosticado una enfermedad debilitante, que tiene un certificado mdico y una tarjeta de identificacin vlida de paciente calificado. Si el Departamento no comienza a emitir tar jetas de identificacin dentro de los nueve (9) meses posteriores a la fecha de entrada en vigor de esta seccin, un certificado mdico vlido servir como tarjeta de identificacin de paciente para permitir que una persona se convierta en paciente calificado hasta tanto el Departamento comience a emitir tarjetas de identificacin. (c) LIMIT ACIONES. (1) Nada de lo contenido en esta seccin afectar a las leyes referidas al uso no mdico, posesin, produccin o venta de marihuana. (2) Nada de lo contenido en esta seccin autoriza el uso de marihuana con fines mdicos a cualquier per sona que no sea un paciente calificado. (3) Nada de lo contenido en esta seccin permite la operacin de un vehculo de motor embarcacin o aeronave mientras se est bajo la influencia de la marihuana. (4) Nada de lo contenido en esta seccin requiere que se infrinjan las leyes federales o pretende otor gar inmunidad conforme a las leyes feder ales. (5) Nada de lo contenido en esta seccin requerir adaptacin alguna para el uso mdico de marihuana en ningn lugar de educacin o trabajo, ni para fumar marihuana con fines mdicos en ningn sitio pblico. (6) Nada de lo contenido en esta seccin requerir que ningn proveedor de seguros de salud u or ganismo o autoridad del gobierno reembolse a ninguna persona por los gastos relacionados con el uso mdico de marihuana. (d) OBLIGACIONES DEL DEP ART AMENT O. El Departamento deber emitir reglamentaciones razonables y necesarias para la implementacin y aplicacin de esta seccin. El propsito de las reglamentaciones es garantizar la disponibilidad y el uso seguro de marihuana con fines mdicos por parte de los pacientes calificados. Es obligacin del Departamento promulgar reglamentaciones de manera oportuna. (1) Implementacin de reglamentaciones. Con el objeto de otor garle al Departamento tiempo suficiente despus de la aprobacin de esta seccin, las siguientes reglamentaciones debern promulgarse a ms tardar seis (6) meses despus de la fecha de entrada en vigor de esta seccin: a. Procedimientos para la emisin de tarjetas de identificacin de paciente calificado a las personas portadoras de certificados mdicos, y estndares para la renovacin de dichas tarjetas de identificacin. b. Procedimientos para la emisin de tarjetas de identificacin de cuidador personal a personas calificadas para asistir a un paciente calificado en el uso mdico de marihuana, y estndares para la renovacin de dichas tarjetas de identificacin. c. Procedimientos para la inscripcin de Centros de T ratamiento de Marihuana Con Fines Mdicos, que incluyan procedimientos para la emisin, renovacin, suspensin y revocacin de inscripciones, y estndares para garantizar la seguridad informtica, el mantenimiento de registros, anlisis, etiquetado, inspeccin y seguridad. d. Una reglamentacin que defina la cantidad de marihuana que podra considerarse un suministro adecuado y razonable para el uso mdico de los pacientes calificados, sobre la base de las mejores pruebas disponibles. Esta presuncin referida a la cantidad puede contrarrestarse con Legalpruebas del uso mdico apropiado por parte de un paciente calificado en particular (2) Emisin de tarjetas de identificacin e inscripciones. El Departamento comenzar a emitir tarjetas de identificacin de paciente calificado y cuidador personal, y tambin iniciar la inscripcin de Centros de T ratamiento de Marihuana Con Fines Mdicos a ms tardar nueve (9) meses despus de la fecha de entrada en vigor de esta seccin. (3) Si el Departamento no emite las reglamentaciones, o si el Departamento no comienza a emitir tarjetas de identificacin y a inscribir a Centros de T ratamiento de Marihuana Con Fines Mdicos dentro de los plazos establecidos en esta seccin, cualquier ciudadano del Estado de Florida tendr derecho a valerse de recursos judiciales para obligar al cumplimiento de las obligaciones constitucionales del Departamento. (4) El Departamento deber proteger la confidencialidad de todos los pacientes calificados. T odos los registros que contengan la identidad de los pacientes calificados debern ser confidenciales y estar exentos de divulgacin pblica excepto con fines mdicos o referidos al cumplimiento de la ley vlidos. (e) LEGISLACI"N. Nada de lo contenido en esta seccin limitar a la legislacin para promulgar leyes coherentes con esta disposicin. (f) DIVISIBILIDAD. Las disposiciones contenidas en esta seccin son divisibles, y si cualquier tribunal competente declara la invalidez de cualquier clusula, oracin, prrafo o seccin de esta medida, o su aplicacin, las dems disposiciones continuarn vigentes en la mayor medida posible. No. 3ENMIENDACONSTITUCIO-NALARTCULO V, SECCIONES 10, 11(Asamblea Legislativa)Ttulo de la boleta:Nombramiento Eventual para Ciertos Cargos Judiciales Vacantes Resumen de la boleta:Proponer una enmienda a la Consti-tucin del Estado en la que se esta-blezca que el Gobernador debe cu-brir las vacantes eventuales en los cargos judiciales que estn sujetos a elecciones de retencin cuando los jueces o magistrados se encuentren por cumplir la edad legal para jubi-larse o en el supuesto de que no cali-fiquen para la eleccin de retencin; y permitir los nombramientos even-tuales si un juez o magistrado no se retiene en su cargo en una eleccin de retencin. En la actualidad, el Go-bernador no puede cubrir una va-cante prevista hasta que termine el mandato del juez o magistrado ac-tual. Texto completo:ARTCULO VPODER JUDICIALSECCI"N 10. Retencin; eleccin y mandatos.—(a) Cualquier juez o magistrado puede calificar para la retencin, la cual se produce mediante el voto de los electores en la prxima eleccin general que sea anterior a la conclu-sin del mandato del juez o magistra-do por las causas establecidas por ley. Cuando Si un juez o magistrado no est habilitado para ser retenido o no cumple con los requisitos para la retencin, se producir una vacante eventual al finalizar el periodo de calificacin de retencin a fin de nombrar un juez o magistrado sucesor y se producir una vacante en ese cargo judicial a la finalizacin del mandato cumplido por el juez o magistrado. Cuando un juez o magis-trado califique como tal para la re-tencin, en la boleta se deber leer claramente lo siguiente: "Deber el Magistrado (o Juez) ...(nombre del juez o magistrado)... de la...(nombre de la corte)... ser retenido en el cargo judicial?" Si la mayora de los elec-tores calificados que votan dentro de la jurisdiccin territorial de la corte eligen retenerlo, entonces, el juez o magistrado continuar ejerciendo sus funciones durante un periodo de seis aos. Este mandato del juez o magis-trado que ha sido retenido comenzar el primer martes luego del primer lunes de enero siguiente a la eleccin general. Si la mayora de los elec-tores calificados que votan dentro de la jurisdiccin territorial de la corte eligen no retenerlo, una vacante eventual se producir inmediatamente luego de la eleccin general con la finalidad de nombrar a un juez o magistrado sucesor y se producir una vacante en ese cargo judicial a la finalizacin del mandato cumplido por el juez o magistrado.(b)(1) Se deber mantener el mtodo de eleccin de jueces de circuito sin perjuicio de las disposiciones de la sub-seccin (a), excepto que la may-ora de los votantes en la jurisdiccin de dicho circuito aprueben la opcin local de elegir a los jueces de circui-to mediante el sistema de seleccin por mrito y elecciones de retencin en lugar de mediante una eleccin. La eleccin de los jueces de circuito deber realizarse mediante el voto de electores calificados dentro de la ju-risdiccin territorial de la corte.(2) Se deber mantener el mtodo de eleccin de los jueces de la corte del condado, sin perjuicio de las disposi-ciones de la sub-seccin (a), excepto que la mayora de los votantes en la jurisdiccin de dicho condado aprue-ben la opcin local de elegir a los jueces del condado mediante el siste-ma de seleccin por mrito y elec-ciones de retencin en lugar de me-diante una eleccin. La eleccin de los jueces del Condado deber reali-zarse mediante el voto de electores calificados dentro de la jurisdiccin territorial de la corte.(3)a. En la eleccin general del ao 2000 se deber votar en cada juris-diccin territorial de circuito y de condado para decidir si el modo de elegir a los jueces de circuito y a los jueces del condado ser mediante el sistema de seleccin por mrito y elecciones de retencin en lugar de mediante una eleccin. Si los elec-tores votan por no ejercer esta opcin local, esta opcin no podr someterse a votacin de los electores en esa ju-risdiccin hasta que hayan transcurri-do al menos dos aos. b. Apartir del ao 2000, cada circui-to puede presentar la opcin local de eleccin por mrito y elecciones de retencin o de la eleccin de jueces de circuito, segn corresponda, al presentar una solicitud ante el encar-gado de los registros estatales. Dicha solicitud deber estar firmada por un nmero de electores igual a por lo menos el diez por ciento de los votos emitidos en la jurisdiccin de ese cir-cuito en la ltima eleccin presiden-cial efectuada.c. Apartir del ao 2000, cada conda-do puede presentar la opcin local de eleccin por mrito y elecciones de ’

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Vacantes.—(a)(1) Siempre que se produzca una vacante en un cargo judicial sujeto a la eleccin de retencin, el goberna-dor deber cubrir la vacante me-diante el nombramiento de una per-sona entre al menos tres y no ms de seis personas nominadas por la comi-sin judicial de nombramientos cor-respondiente, por un periodo que fi-nalizar el primer martes luego del primer lunes de enero del ao si-guiente a las prximas elecciones generales que se efecten al menos un ao despus de la fecha del nom-bramiento.(2) Siempre que se produzca una vacante eventual en un car go judicial sujeto a la eleccin de retencin, el gobernador deber cubrir esa vacante eventual mediante el nombramiento de un juez o un magistrado de entre al menos tres personas y no ms de seis personas nominadas por la comisin judicial de nombramientos cor respondiente. El plazo del nombramiento comienza cuando finaliza el plazo del car go que qued vacante y concluye el primer martes luego del primer lunes de enero del ao siguiente a la prxima eleccin gener al. (b) El gobernador deber cubrir cada vacante de una corte de circuito o de una corte de condado, en donde los jueces sean elegidos por mayora de votos de los electores, al nombrar a una persona entre no menos de tres y no ms de seis personas nominadas por la comisin judicial de nombra-mientos correspondiente, por un pe-riodo que concluye el primer martes luego del primer lunes de enero del ao que sigue a eleccin primaria y general que se efecte por lo menos un ao despus de la fecha del nom-bramiento. Se deber realizar una eleccin para cubrir ese cargo judi-cial por el periodo del cargo que comienza al finalizar el periodo del cargo por nombramiento. (c) Los nombramientos se debern realizar dentro de los treinta das desde que se ha producido la vacante o vacante eventual, excepto que el gobernador extienda el perodo por un lapso que no podr exceder los treinta das. El gobernador deber re-alizar el nombramiento dentro de los sesenta das desde que los nombra-mientos hayan sido certificados ante el gobernador.(d) Tal como lo establece la legisla-cin general, debern existir difer-entes comisiones judiciales de nom-bramientos para el Tribunal Su-premo, para cada tribunal de apela-cin de distrito, y para cada circuito judicial en todos los juzgados de pri-mera instancia del circuito. Las comisiones judiciales de nombra-mientos debern establecer regla-mentos de procedimiento uniformes en cada nivel del sistema judicial. 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Southern Specialized 752-9754 Gilman Building Products Company is accepting applications for the position of Secretary at the Sawmill located in Lake Butler. Interested applicants should be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel; with a general working knownlege of all office releated duties and functions. They must also be knowledgable in accounts payable and payroll. Anyone interested in this position should, futhermore, possess exemplary public relations skills. We have competitive rates and 401K, dental & health insurance, paid vacation & holidays and promotional opportunities. Interested applicants shoudl apply in person Monday Through Friday from 8:00 AM until 3:30 PM at the front office. Applicants must beign SS cand and picture ID. High School diploma or GED is required. Immediate opening for full-time petroleum (Gilbarco) equipment technicians. Looking for a person who can Troubleshoot, Repair, and Install electronic and Mechanical equipment. Must have clean, valid driving record and subject to random drug testing. Salary: D.O.E. Minimum of High School diploma. Experience is required and previous Electrical Experience preferred. email your resume to jandjequip@fairpoint.net Mechanic needed for general semi-truck and tire repairs. Steady employment w/benefits. Salary dependent on exp. Must have own hand tools. Please contact Columbia Grain @ 755-7700 Security Officers Needed in Live Oak, Lake City & Branford areas. Current D Security Lic., Clear background, Drivers Lic, phone, Diploma/GED. Benefits, DFWPEEO Must Apply at: www.dsisecurity.com BB9100030 Teller– FT– Florida Credit Union Lake City Branch Florida Credit Union has a FT teller position available at our Lake City branch.Experience with high volume cash handling, maintaining cash drawer, balancing, cross-selling ability, and customer service expertise is required. Prior credit union/bank experience is a plus. We offer competitive salary, incentives, and excellent benefits. Stop by our branch at 583 West Duval Street to complete an application or send resume to Florida Credit Union, Attn: HR/TLR, P.O. Box 5549, Gainesville, Fl 32627. Fax: 352-264-2661 E-mail: carrie.loef fler@flcu.org M/F/D/VEOE Drug Free Workplace 100Job OpportunitiesUnarmed Security Officers needed in Lake City for local hospital. Must have D Security License. Pay: $9.35, benefits available. Email resumes to: JobsTam@yaleenforcement.com 888-925-3363 x 2949 120Medical Employment055466187a-7p RN/LPN and 7p-7a RN/LPN CNAall shifts competitive salary and excellent benefits. Apply in person @ Suwannee Health Care Center 1620 East Helvenston St. Live Oak, Fla. 3206 (386)362-7860 05546709BAYAPOINTE NURSING & REHABILITATION CENTER is now hiring for the following positions: RN, UNITSUPERVISOR FT, Management experience in skilled nursing facility preferred. MDS Coordinator PT, RN able to work in fast paced high volume environment. Must have MDS and care planning experience. Also accepting applications for part time and full time CNAs and LPNs. Please apply in person, 587 SE Ermine Ave., Lake City, Fl 32025 or fax resume to 386-752-7337. Avalon Healthcare Center is currently accepting applications for the position of Full Time C.N.A. for 3-11 Shift. Please apply in person at Avaon Healthcare and Rehabilitation Cener, 1270 SWMain Blvd, Lake City FL32025 EOE Avalon Healthcare Center is currently accepting applications for the full time position of Certified Dietary Manager. Experience in a long term care setting with a working knowledge of MDS/Care Planning is required. Please apply in person at Avalon Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, 1270 SWMain Blvd, Lake City, FL32025 or fax resume to 386-752-8556 EOE Busy Family Practice Office seeks Medical Assistant for back-office nursing duties. Must be organized and conscientious Experience preferred Fax resumes to (386) 719-9494 GIEBEIG FAMILYMEDICINE Caretenders Home Care is looking for F/TPRN OT& RN with home care experience. Please apply in person with a resume at 3593 NWDevane St. Lake City, FL. 32055. Medical Assistant Needed F/T for Medical Office M-F Send resume to: surgeryhealthcare@gmail.com Medical Assistant needed F/Tto work front and back office in Live Oak. Must have experience, computer skills phlebotomy skills a plus. Fax resume to 386-362-5076 Medical front desk position for busy practice. Insurance verification a must. Send resume to: surgeryhealthcare@gmail.com Medical Technologist II (Licensed Clinical Laboratory Technologist) needed at NE Florida State Hospital in Macclenny, FL$45,760 annual salary plus benefits. For more info/to apply, visit https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com search under Baker County (Requisition no. 60009498) or contact Tracy Padgett at 904-259-6211 ext. 1756 tracy_padgett@dcf.state.fl.us. OPHTHALMIC TECHNICIAN General Ophthalmology Practice in Lake City needs Technician F/T or P/TExperience Preferred Fax resume 386-755-7561 Part-time surgical tech needed for an Ambulatory Surgery Center. Please send resumes to administration@ lcsurgerycenter.com 120Medical EmploymentPart time position for a Radiology Tech R.T.(R). Must be able to multi-task and work well with others. Experience in Medical Assisting is helpful. Please email resume to mmmmorris2@gmail.com 240Schools & Education05545675INTERESTED in a Medical Career?Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp • Nursing Assistant, $499 Day 09/15/14 • Phlebotomy national certifica-tion, $800 next class9/8/2014• LPN 9/15/14 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. Shih Tzu puppy, 8 wks old shots and wormed $350 Call 828-361-9317 or 386-935-9575 413Musical Merchandise05546683CABLE NELSON SPINET PIANO, Great practice piano for children or Advance, $375 Free delivery and tuning. Leave message 352-509-1855 05546684Acrosonic Baldwin Beautiful Spinet Piano. Light Mahogany, Free tuning & delivery. $785 352-509-1855 leave message 430Garage Sales BYRDS STORE CR 49. JAug 29, 30 & 31 (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. PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. 440Miscellaneous 1997 16ft Palm Beach, center console, 2001 70HPYamaha (low hrs), Stain steel prop, garmin depth finder, VHS radio, Bimini Top, galvanized trailer, life vest $5500 Call 623-3350after 6PM ELECTRIC Stove White, Clean, Works great $100 386-292-3927 Frigidaire Refrigerator w/ice maker, 21 cu. ft. cream, $125 386-292-3927 Kenmore large capacity Washer/Dryer white Works great looks good $285 OBO 386-292-3927 Lg brown couch w/matching chair & ottoman, excel cond. $175 see at community flea market at Morrells on weekend 386-365-1594 630Mobile Homes forRent2 & 3 BR MH. $450 $700. mo. Plus Deposit. Water & Sewer Furnished. Cannon Creek MHP& other locations 386-752-6422 3BD/2BADW on 1 acre refurbished. Front & back porch, 2 car carport $900/mo plus deposit. 386-438-0599 or 386-752-2765. 842 Newark Dr, Ft. White 3 Rivers Estates MH 16x76 3br/2 ba, CHAReference and Lease required. No Pets 752-4348 640Mobile Homes forSalePalm HarborHomes Plant City!! $5K Home replacement. Over 22 models to view-Free factory tours! New Velocity home $67,903includes delivery, set and A/C plantcity.palmharbor.com or 800-622-2832 *Se habla espanol 650Mobile Home & LandAccredited Real Estate Mike Foster 288-3596 2BR/2BAMH on 10.18 acres, property finced, workshop MLS79707 $59,500 Remax TaylorGoes 344-7662 MLS80396 Beautiful DWMH, many upgrades, lg kitchen, greenhouse, shed & much more! $64,900 Poole Realty Sylvia Nowell 590-2498 2 homes on 16+ acres. 3/1 also renovated DWMH, fenced & cross fenced MLS82405 $139,900 Accredited Real Estate Mike Foster 288-3596 Just reduced MH, Lark shed, 2 decks, well maintained MLS85035 $69,995 Poole Realty Glenda McCall 208-5244 20 acres, 12 ac planted pines, 4/2 DWMH, palms, blueberry bushes & grapes MLS86715 $169,995 Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert 397-3473 MLS87863 $74,900 DWMH on 7.5 ac 4BR/2BA 650Mobile Home & LandResults Realty, Brittany Stoeckert 397-3473 MLS87944 $74,900 Lg DWMH on 2 plus ac. 5B4r/3BA, Fireplace 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent05546039Under New Management NOWLEASING WINDSOR ARMS APTS 2BR, 1, 1.5 or 2BAavail. Starting at $700/mo “Furnished apartments avail” Pool, Gated comm, Pet friendly, W/D hook ups (rentals avail) Call: 386-754-1800 www.windsorarmsapts.com 2 large bedrooms /1ba Apt. new carpet. $530 mo $530 dep. CH/A, close to shopping NO PETS 386-697-4814 1brApt no animals and Smoke Free. East of Lake City near the college. New tile & paint $450 mth. Contact David 365-7690 Ft White Upstairs Studio Apt, private entrance, clean, trash/water incl.free Wi-fi, Must have ref.1st+ last+sec. $425/mo 941-924-5183 UPDATED APT, w/tile floors/fresh paint. Great area. 386-752-9626 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 ForRent2BR/2BANew house w/lg fenced yard, all appliances including W/D. North/West LC $600/mo + $500/dep 386-344-0226 3/2; NICE neighborhood; Summers School area; $1050 per month 386-623-2848 Adorable 3/1 on 2 lots w/ lg oaks hardwood floors screened breezeway $850/mo + $850/dep References 386-623-0097 Brick 3bd/1.5ba -1 ac,retreat off master, near High School, recently remodeled $1100/mo 1st + dep. 386-867-4586 Just remodeled 3bd/2ba Lg family room w/FP, lg fenced backyard w/shed $800 mth, First & Sec. Call 386-466-2266 750Business & Office RentalsOAKBRIDGE OFFICE Complex Professional Office Available 725 SE Baya Dr Call 752-4820REPORTER Classifieds In Print and On Linewww.lakecityreporter.comREPORTER Classifieds In Print and On Linewww.lakecityreporter.com ’

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8BLAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDWEDNESDAY, AUGUST27,2014 Classified Department: 755-5440 Adoption _____________________________ ADOPTloving married couple seeks to adopt, will be hands on mom and dad. Financial security. Expenses paid. Dawn & Domenick 1(855)985-4592, Adam Sklar #0150789 _____________________________ Autos Wanted _____________________________ We buy all vehicles with or without title. Any condition, running or not, bank liensno problem. We pay top dollar. 813-516-0847, 813-505-6939 _____________________________ Help Wanted _____________________________ Drivers CDL-A. NEW REGIONAL RUNS! FL, TN, GA, AL, & MS. Mostly Out & Back. Exp. Solos 40¢/mile. 1¢/mile yearly pay increaseNO CAP. Extra Pay for Hazmat! 888-928-6011 Drive4Total.com _____________________________ “Can You Dig It”? Heavy Equipment Operator Training! 3 Wk Hands On Program. Bulldozers, Backhoes, Excavators. Lifetime Job Placement Assistance w/National Certi cations. VA Bene ts Eligible! 1-866-362-6497 _____________________________ Miscellaneous _____________________________ AIRLINE CAREERS begin hereGet FAA approved Aviation Maintenance Technician training. Financial aid for quali ed students. Job placement assistance. Call AIM 866-314-3769 _____________________________ DISH TV Retailer. Starting $19.99/month (for 12 mos.) Find Out How to SAVE Up to 50% Today! Ask About SAME DAY Installation! CALL 1-800-605-0984 _____________________________ DirectTV 2 Year Savings Event! Over 140 channels only $29.99 a month. Only DirecTV gives you 2 YEARS of savings and a FREE Genie upgrade! Call 1-800-481-2137 _____________________________ Attention: VIAGRA and CIALIS USERS! A cheaper alternative to high drugstore prices! 50 Pill Special $99 FREE Shipping! 100 Percent Guaranteed. CALL NOW: 1-800-943-8953 _____________________________ Safe Step Walk-In Tub Alert for Seniors. Bathroom falls can be fatal. Approved by Arthritis Foundation. Therapeutic Jets. Less Than 4 Inch Step-In. Wide Door. Anti-Slip Floors. American Made. Installation Included. Call 1-800-605-6035 for $750 Off. _____________________________ OTR Drivers Wanted _____________________________ Experienced OTR Flatbed Drivers earn 50 up to 55 cpm loaded. $1000 sign on to Quali ed drivers. Home most weekends. Call: 843-266-3731 / www.bulldoghiway.com. EOE Week of August 25, 2014 Brought to you by: SPECTACULAR FIREWORKSFun for the entire family!Celebrate your freedom from work!! Noon 9 PM Food • Fun • Water Slides • Bounce Houses • Live Entertainment For more information call Spur of the Moment Band Friday, Aug. 29th County Line RD. Sat., Aug. 30th Weekend Music Starts @ 8PM in the Music Hall! Ask About Our Cabin Rentals or Stay the Night In Our Famous Tree House! Courtsey of Busy Be e (386) 364-1683 www.MusicLivesHere.com 2003 Chevrolet SilveradoRuns good and the body is in excellent shape..$3,000 OBO386-755-9585 Want to sell it quickly? Call Melissa: 386-754-0401 790Vacation Rentals Scalloping in Horseshoe Beach $99/nightly & Labor Day Spec. Tastefully remodeled efficiency, sleeps 4, cable, picnic tables, grill plus washer/dryer ect. Scalloping starts June 28 Call now 352-498-5405 or 352-498-5986 805Lots forSale 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 3 story 3BR/2BA Exclusive waterfront. Close to Lake City $225,000 752-7887 EQUESTRIAN LOG 4BR/3BA on 32 ac. CH/A, large master suite, in ground pool, barn $459,000 386-755-1641 Leave message Century 21/Darby Rogers HeatherCraig 466-9223 MLS 86968 3BR/2BA, beautifully remodeled + 2 remodeled MH (income producing) $185,900 Remax TaylorGoes 344-7662 MLS74595 Spacious 3/2 DWMH, wooded parcel on 3.73 ac, new carpet, paint, wood burning stove $89,995 Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty 623-6896 Patti Taylor MLS83483 3BR/3BAon 1ac, real hardwood floors, front & back porches $79,900 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 MLS84203 Woodborough 3BR/3BA, 2 story brick w/exquisite master suite, 2.71 landscaped Remax, Sandy Kishton 344-0433 MLS84384 $210,000 3BR/2BAall the bells & whistles, pool and so much more. Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 MLS84671 Preserve at Laurel Lake, upscale 3BR/2.5BA, 2592 sqft Century 21/Darby Rogers HeatherCraig 466-9223 MLS 84683 Recently remodeled trilevel, 2 master suites, lots of cabs, hickory lam flooring $170,000 Poole Realty Irvin Dees 208-4276 3/2 brick on 1 ac. lg FP, family rm, screened porch MLS84778 $150,000 Poole Realty Kelli Shirah 208-3847 3BR/2BAbrick over 2000 sqft, basement, 2 car garage on over 43 acres MLS85113 $398,700 Hallmark Real Estate MLS85196 15 ac fenced & crossfenced, 6 stall shed, 2 wrkshps, 3BR, metal roof, $210,000 Paula Lawrence (386)623-1973 Poole Realty Kellie Shirah 208-3847 MLS85317 4BR/2.5BA, 2300 sqft, fm room, wood burning FP$159,750 Hallmark Real Estate MLS85607 3BR/2BAPool home! Fenced bkyard, lg DR, wood foors, ceramic tile in kit. Great for entertaining. Kay Priest (386)3658888 Remax, Sandy Kishton 344-0433 MLS85913 $139,900 3BR/2BA newly finished floors, LR, dining & family room & den Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 MLS86337 Spectacular 2 story 4BR/3BA, screened pool, casual & formal area, tongue & groove oak flooring Remax TaylorGoes 344-7662 MLS86396 4/2 on 22.95 ac, numerous upgrades, renovated, FP, lg kitchen, open floor plan $369,000 810Home forSale Remax, Sandy Kishton 344-0433 MLS86467 $99,000 3BR/2BAnew carpet, split floor plan, corner lot Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert 397-3473 MLS86553 Clean MH, open floor plan, FP& split BR plan, sold as is! $70,000 Hallmark Real Estate MLS86601 3BR/2BAbrick home in Woodcrest, lg mrb, storage space, $135,000 Debbie King (386)365-3886 Stan Batten Real Estate 752-4402 MLS86622 3BR/2BA on 5+ ac, block w/stucco, 9ft ceilings, 2 car garage, handmade custom cabinets & more $205,900 Century 21/Darby Rogers HeatherCraig 466-9223 MLS86623 Well maintained 4/2 top of the line DW, 1768sqft on 10+ ac, lg master suite $119,000 Poole Realty Enola Golightly 590-6684 Immaculate 3/2, split floor planm, nicely landscaped, 1 car garage MLS86658 $150,000 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Realty, Neil Holton 984-5046 MLS86748 Brick 3BR/2BAon .51ac, great room, 2 car garage $129,000 Remax Missy Zecher 623-0237 MLS86781 Great rm, custom home in the Oaks, screened back porch overlooking vast open pasture $289,900 United Country-Dicks Realty MLS86803 Zoning allows for residential or office use. Great office location w/parking or residence. $119,000 386-755-8585 Stan Batten Real Estate 752-4402 MLS86868 3BR/2BADWMH on 10 secluded acres, pecan trees & hordwoods $69,995 Remax Missy Zecher 623-0237 MLS87047 Luxury, expansive front porch, master suite, loft balconies, hardwood floors, walk in pantry & so much more $249,900 Remax Missy Zecher 623-0237 MLS87171 Located on 25+ ac, hand scraped wood flooring, stone to ceiling stone FP, luxrious mast. ste, screened in pool, $475,000 Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert 397-3473 MLS87213 $89,900 4BR/3BA plenty of room United Country-Dicks Realty MLS87215 Custom brick home on 34 ac, wildlife & stocked fishpond. Recently reduced $399,000 386-752-8585 Remax TaylorGoes 344-7662 MLS87256 4/3 brick split floor plan, open kitchen, formal dining & living, FP, screened porch $260,000 Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty 623-6896 Patti Taylor MLS87263 Equestrian estate, gated comm. 4BR/2BA, many upgrades & amenities $240,000 Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 3BR/2.5BAFP, fam rm, Hardwood & ceramic or marble tile MLS87278 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Realty, Sherry Ratliff 365-8414. MLS87323 Santa Fe River 3BR/2BA, 1732sqft on 6.94ac, open floor, FP, great porch $399,000 REO Realty-Nancy Rogers 862-1271 MLS87341 Reduced to $69,900 Very well kept 3/2 DWMH, split floor plan 1188 sqft Remax Jo LytteRemax 365-2821 MLS87402 Lg, spacious 3BR/2BA, metal roof, FP, lg screened front porch. Lots to offer $79,900 REO Realty-Nancy Rogers 862-1271 MLS87476 Reduced $179,900 Lakefront 3/2, 1603 sqft on 1.4 ac Remax Jo LytteRemax 365-2821 MLS87480 Starter home 3BR/2BAattached work shop, fenced, detached 2 car garage $144,900 Stan Batten Real Estate 752-4402 MLS87494 3BR/2BA, MH, screened porch, ingound heated saltwater pool, hot tub, maintained beyond belief$149,900 REO Realty-Nancy Rogers 862-1271 MLS87496 Reduced to $209,900 Home on 2ac, pool, custom, fenced, a must see. Remax Jo LytteRemax 365-2821 MLS87548 Pool home, brick FP, tile throughout, screened enclosed pool $149,900 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 MLS87669 3BR/2BA, indoor pool, great room, FP, master suite, 3 Rivers Estate 810Home forSale United Country-Dicks Realty MLS87647 Nice home, quite neighborhood, Workshop w/tools & push mower remain. $84,900 386-752-8585 Stan Batten Real Estate 752-4402 MLS87653 3BR/2BA, 5.29 plus acres, custom built, oaks w/pasture, fenced & so much more $93,900 Hallmark Real Estate MLS87664 3BR/2BAin 55+ retirement S/D. 2 car garage, small workshop. Kay Priest $118,000 (386) 365-8888 Hallmark Real Estate MLS87672 Lg family 4BR/3BApool home on almost 40ac, 2 mbr, 30x30 wrkshp, small shed, 2 carports $439,000 Anita Tonetti (386)697-3780 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 MLS87688 Beautiful brick 3BR/2.5BA, 2145 sqft on 25 acres plus more Poole Realty Kellie Shirah 208-3847 MLS87702 4BR/2.5BA split floor plan w/breakfast nook. Inground pool, pole barn. $300,000 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Realty, Ruth Roberson 965-7579 MLS87705 3BR/2BAon 5.5 ac open floor, screened patio/salt pool, gazebo & pond $369,000 Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 3BR/2BA1273 sqft, 2 car garage, patio, open kitchen MLS87708 $99,900 Stan Batten Real Estate 752-4402 MLS87711 Well maintained home in 55+ community 3/2, ceramic tile 2 car garage $93,900 Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty 623-6896 Patti Taylor Plantation 4BR/2.5BApool pavillion & saltwater pool, SS Appliances & so much more $289,500 MLS87714 Accredited Real Estate Mike Foster 288-3596 3BR/2BA, refurbished needs help MLS87716 $22,000 Remax Missy Zecher 623-0237 MLS87726 1380 sqft 3BR/2BA, wood floors, FP, fenced, fantastic deck. $69,900 Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 5BR/3.5BA, 3893 sqft on 3.5 ac 3 car garage, FROom, FP, MLS87734 $410,000 Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 1280 sqft 3BR, lg family room, custom kitchen MLS87751 $65,000 Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 Great home, new carpet, paint, ceramic tile 3BR/1.5BA, all brick MLS87764 $94,900 Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 3BR/2BA1266 sqft on 1 plus ac., new wood floors, fresh paint, new carpet MLS87772 $129,900 Remax TaylorGoes 344-7662 MLS87783 4/2, open floor plan, open kitchen, spacious rooms, 2 car garage $184,900 Remax Missy Zecher 623-0237 MLS87835 Spacious 3BR/2BA, cozy FP, Fruit trees $160,000 Poole Realty Ronnie Poole 208-3175 3 BR/3BAbrick on 18 ac, 2 car carport, pasture & lg oaks MLS87840 $265,000 Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert 397-3473 MLS87861 Nice older h ome, 1800 sqft on 3 plus ac. 3BR/2BA$59,900 Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert 397-3473 MLS87873 3BR/1BA, 1742 sqft, spacious & open living room $116,900 Hallmark Real Estate MLS87895 2700 2-story home, mbr/ba covers 2nd floor! Wood burning stove, hot tub, renovated kit w/ss appliances. Anita Tonetti (386)365-8888 Poole Realty Anita Handy 208-5877 Home on Suwannee River. Reclaimed river pine floors, updated ba, new tile, thermal windows MLS87912 $189,000 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 MLS87925 sante Fe River frontage 2BR/1BAstilt home, nice kitchen $240,000 Poole Realty Kellie Shirah 208-3847 MLS87928 Bank owned 2 story 6BR/3.5BA, in ground pool, 2 car garage on 10 ac. $275,000 Remax Missy Zecher 623-0237 MLS87931 3BR/2BA, over 2030sqft on almost 3/4 ac. Plantation S/D $219,900 810Home forSale Poole Realty Anita Handy 208-5877 3BR/2BA, split floorplan, new roof, heat pump, detached metal building. MLS81502 $104,900 Poole Realty Anita Handy 208-5877 3/2, Sugar Mill Farms. Spacious Kit & dining, nice sized LR & BR, home on 1.03 ac MLS87771 $51,000 Upscale neighborhood 3BD/2BA Brick 2800 sqft. Plus guest house, ready to move in. Wheelchair friendly. 3 ac sec fenced. 12 yrs old maintenance free, way below market value 386-755-0927 820Farms & Acreage1/2 acre lots; Ownerfinancing $ 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 Remax TaylorGoes 344-7662 7.92 acres in Lake City $19,900 9OUŠLLFINDITHERE Xn\\b [Xpj Lake City Reporter RECYCLE YOUR Lake City Reporter GETwww.lakecityreporter.comCONNECTED STAYwww.lakecityreporter.comCONNECTED • NEWS• WEATHER• OPINION• SPORTS• ARCHIVES• CLASSIFIEDS• COMMUNITY• ENTERTAINMENT LAKE CITY ’