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Lake City ReporterWEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | $1.00 LAKECITYREPORTER.COM AT SCHOOLGoodies with Grands at Pinemount, 2A. CALL US:(386) 752-1293SUBSCRIBE TOTHE REPORTER:Voice: 755-5445Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 140, No. 165 TODAYS WEATHER Opinion . . . . . . 4AHealth . . . . . . . 8AObituaries . . . . . 5AAdvice & Comics . . 3B Puzzles . . . . . . . 2B SPORTSTigers swim st rong early in season 1B. 83 65 Isolated storms 2A Stop vehicle burglars in their tracks, Opinion 4A. + PLUS >> Charter supporterstry again See Page 6ALOCAL Club takes field trip to local park See Page 7ACOMMUNITY CHS has QB competition til Ed White See Page 1BSPORTS Epperson stood tall,spoke outon issuesBy EMILY BUCHANANebuchanan@lakecityreporter.com A local woman who died last Thursday after a lengthy illness is remembered best for standing tall and speaking out on issues while serving on the Columbia County School Board from 1970 to 1982. June Epperson, 88, former owner of June Epperson Realty and former Columbia County School Board member, was the first female school board mem ber here and the first woman to wear a pantsuit to a board meet ing, according to her daughter, Elizabeth Black. Epperson bal anced being a member of the school board and starting her own realty company in 1974, which she ran out of her mothers house located next to Kens BBQ on US 90. Black said one of Eppersons biggest accom plishments was in 1980, when she was appointed by Gov. Bob Graham to sit on the advisory coun cil for the Florida Department of Corrections. Then in 1982, Black said she worked on the Florida School Board Association and addressed representatives of 12 Southern states on how to avoid getting a collective bargaining law in your state. She never had a problem standing alone when she felt strongly about an issue, Black said. Keith Hudson, chairman of the Columbia County School Board, said he worked with Epperson for six years on the school board back in the late 1970s and early 1980s. She was always extremely prepared, he said. She knew the issues inside and out, and really made it her business to keep herself informed. Hudson said Epperson was elected by the board to serve as chairman for more than one term, and said she served on the board when Columbia High School moved to its new location in 1975. You always knew where she stood, Hudson said. She was always very clear with her posi tion, and she was a real role model for people. Terry McDavid, a retired attorney, former school board attorney and former county judge, said he practiced for 50 years and recalled inter esting times while representing Epperson when she served as chairman of the school board. He said while serving on the board, they Local enrolled at embattled school By JASON DEARENAssociated Press BELL With an edgy yet calm voice, Donald Spirit told a 911 dispatcher he had just killed his six grandchildren, including a baby, and would wait until author ities arrived before going to his back porch and killing himself. Yes, maam. I just shot my daughter and shot all my grand kids. And Ill be sitting on my steps and when you get here Im going to shoot myself, Spirit, 51, said in the 911 call released Tuesday. He placed the call Thursday from his mobile home in Bell after killing his daughter, 28-year-old Sarah Spirit, and her six children: Kaleb Kuhlmann, 11; Kylie Kuhlmann, 9; Johnathon Kuhlmann, 8; Destiny Stewart, 5; Brandon Stewart, 4; and Alanna Stewart, who was born in June. The dispatcher asked Spirit what kind of gun he had, and he told her it did not matter. When you get here, Ill shoot myself and then you can figure out what kind of gun it is, he said, starting to sound angry. You got all the kids are dead in the house. ... Six kids, one adult. ... One of them is a baby. He then repeated that he planned to shoot himself on his back step once officers arrived. The dispatcher can be heard whispering to someone that she needs help before the recording is cut off. When deputies arrived on scene, they had a brief verbal exchange with Spirit before he shot himself, according to the Gilchrist County Sheriffs Office. Inside the mobile home, the bodies of the six children were scattered. The bodies of Spirit and his daughter were found in different areas outside the home. The sheriffs office and Florida Department of Law Enforcement Bell man admits to killing family in 911 call First woman to serve on school board here recalledas smart, generous, kind. Epperson By SARAH LOFTUSsloftus@lakecityreporter.com School officials pulled a contract renewal for a facility for special needs children where a local student is enrolled from Tuesdays school board agenda after they learned from the Lake City Reporter that the facility is under investigation following the death of a 14-year-old girl there from alleged medical neglect. Carlton Palms Educational Center of Mt. Dora is a group home and licensed comprehensive transitional educational Contract renewal pulled from board agenda. Whos going to KISS THE PIG? ABOVE: Westside Elementary School principal April Vinson and assistant principal Janice Camp wear pig ears and kiss a stuffed-animal pig in preparation to kiss a real pig at the schools Third Annual Fall Festival Saturday. Students were told if they raised enough money by purchasing armbands for the festival, they would be able to vote which faculty member would kiss a live pig on Saturday. SEE OBITUARY Q Page 5A. By EMILY BUCHANANebuchanan@lakecityreporter.com S tudents at Westside Elementary School will get to vote on Friday for a faculty member to kiss a live pig during their Third Annual Fall Festival. The festival will be on Saturday, from 3 to 7 p.m., and the Kiss the Pig event will be held at 5:30 p.m. The festival was created two years ago to help raise money for the schools tech nology fund, said Laurie Benefield, a kindergarten teacher who helped put the festival together. We wanted to do some thing different besides your normal fundraising this year, Benefield said. I just came up with an idea to increase the sales of our pre-sale of our armbands that weve been selling for two weeks. I told the kids if we sold 200 armbands, they would get to vote on someone to kiss a pig at the festival. And it will be a real pig. Benefield said for $10 families can come and enjoy games, climb a rock wall, play in six or seven bounce houses, try to dunk the superintendent and other teachers in the dunking Photos by EMILY BUCHANAN /Lake City ReporterStudents point to Principal April Vinson as they say theyre going to vote for her to kiss the live pig at Saturdays Fall Festival at Westside Elementary School. EPPERSON continued on 6A BELL continued on 6A Authorities release transcript of phone call between Donald Spirit and dispatcher. KISS THE PIG continued on 6A MT. DORA SPECIAL-NEEDS FACILITY MT. DORA continued on 6A
NEW YORKThe mother of Columbine High School shooter Dylan Klebold is planning a memoir in which she will confront the indescribable grief and shame she has lived with since the 1999 tragedy. Crown Publishers told The Associated Press on Tuesday that it had acquired a book by Susan Klebold, saying she was compelled to share her story after the murders at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, and other schools. The book is currently untitled and does not have a release date. Klebold will donate any author profits to mental health research and charitable organizations. Dylan Klebold and fellow student Eric Harris killed 13 at the Colorado school before killing themselves. Susan Klebold has previously described her feelings in an essay for Oprah Winfreys O magazine and in interviews for Andrew Solomons book Far from the Tree.Dylan named 2015 MusiCares person of year LOS ANGELES Bob Dylan will be honored as the 2015 MusiCares person of the year. A Tuesday news release says the 10-time Grammywinning singer-songwriter will be honored at the foundations 25th anniversary tribute Feb. 6 in Los Angeles, two days before the Grammys. Norah Jones; Neil Young; Willie Nelson; Crosby, Stills and Nash; Bonnie Raitt; Eddie Vedder; John Mellencamp; Los Lobos; and Jack White are among the musicians signed up to salute Dylan with versions of his songs at the annual event to benefit The Recording Academys charitable foundation. The 73-year-old Dylan helped rewrite rock n rolls DNA with songs such as Blowin in the Wind and The Times They Are A-Changin. Recent honorees include Young, Carole King, Bruce Springsteen and Paul McCartney.WWII kiss sculpture lands in Normandy CAEN, France A sculpture honoring a photograph of a kiss in Times Square that captured New Yorks celebration as World War II ended has gone up in Normandy for a one-year visit. Cranes and construction crews in the French city of Caen on Tuesday hoisted and locked together pieces of Unconditional Surrender, a 25-foot castbronze sculpture in color of a sailor and a nurse in a lip-locked embrace. The sculpture by Seward Johnson is based on a U.S. Navy photographers blackand-white snapshot taken Aug. 15, 1945, according to the Sculpture Foundation, a U.S.-based nonprofit that owns the work. It also resembles a famous photo taken by Life magazines Alfred Eisenstaedt on that day. 2A LAKE CITY REPORTER DAILY BRIEFING WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 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. 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Thrasher, a former state House speaker and chairman of Gov. Rick Scotts re-election campaign, also drew criticism after he sidestepped questions during a campus forum about climate change and evolution. But Thrashers supporters say his political connections and clout could help FSU in its quest to move into the ranks of the nations top research universities. Thrasher also vowed that he would help the university get more money to boost faculty salaries. Student protesters began chanting FSU is not for sale after the vote. The 70-year-old Thrasher graduated from FSU in 1965 with a bachelors degree in business and later received his law degree from the school. In the Legislature, he helped win approval for the universitys medical school, which opened in 2001. Thrasher also spent four years on FSUs board. He has never taught, however, working as a lawyer and a lobbyist in addition to politics. During his final interview, Thrasher maintained he would reach out to his opponents if selected. He also said he shared the same goal as others at helping improve FSU. Thrasher is stepping in at a time when the university has come under fire for its handling of star quarterback Jamesis Winston. Winston has been involved in a series of off-field incidents in recent months, and he was suspended from last weeks game for making offensive and vulgar comments about female anatomy on campus. The university initially only suspended him for a half, but then late Friday switched it to an entire game. The selection still has to be ratified in November by the Board of Governors. But the statewide panel has never refused to endorse the selection made by a local university board. The other candidates include former West Virginia University Provost Michele Wheatly, Colorado State University System Chancellor Michael Martin and University of Alabama at Birmingham Vice President Richard Marchase. FSU has been without a president since Eric Barron left in April to take the top post at Penn State University. The process to hire a successor has been bumpy ever since Thrasher emerged as a candidate. Initially FSU planned to interview him ahead of all candidates but that created a backlash and ultimately led to the search being delayed. Scripture of the Day The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will. Vince Lombardi, former Green Bay Packers head coach (1913-1970) Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character pro duces hope . Romans 5:3-4 See an error? Thought for Today The Lake City Reporter accepts photographs and caption information to run at the discretion of the editor. 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Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 3A From staff reports LIVE OAK The Suwannee River Water Management District Governing Board adopt ed a Fiscal Year 2014-15 budget of $33.43 million and the millage rate of 0.4141. The millage rate of 0.4141 is .05% reduction from the prior fis cal year. A homeowner with a property value of $150,000 and a $50,000 homestead exemption would pay $41.41 in property taxes to the district. Taxpayers will not see an increase of taxes this year. The approved budget allows the dis trict to restore and conserve our water resource, said Ann Shortelle, Executive Director. The district is poised to move ahead with several significant projects that demonstrates our commitment to efficient projects and programs. The district budget includes State grants of $8,123,660 for springs projects that received favorable consideration by the Joint Legislative Budget Commission on September 10 and a Federal grant of $1,129,000 for implemen tation of the Federal Emergency Management Agencys Risk Map program to deliver quality data that increases public awareness and to reduce future flooding vul nerability. The budget is fiscally respon sible and supports the agencys core mission of water supply, water quality, flood protection, and natural systems. Key core mission projects in the budget include: Establishing minimum flows and levels (MFLs) for four coastal rivers and their asso ciated priority springs, along with development of preven tion or recovery strategies for those water bodies not meet ing their MFL; Completing the Ichetucknee Springshed Water Quality Improvement Project that will reduce the City of Lake Citys wastewater nutrient loadings to the Ichetucknee River by up to 85 percent; Completing the Middle Suwannee River Restoration and Aquifer Recharge Project that will rehydrate rough ly 1,500 acres of ponds and 4,000 acres of wetlands in Mallory Swamp, enhance flow for springs along the Middle Suwannee River Basin, and recharge the aquifer increas ing groundwater supplies; Continue the districts water resource and water use mon itoring. The Governing Board is pleased to adopt a budget that reflects the core mission of the district. This is a mutually beneficial budget for both the taxpayer with lower tax rates and the District is empow ered to protect resources and serve the public. A copy of the budget is post ed on the districts Business and Financial page at www.mysuwan neeriver.com.SRWMD adopts 2014-15 budget Included in $33M budget is completion of water quality improvement project. From staff reports Florida Gateway College announced on Tuesday that it has been designat ed a 2015 Military Friendly School for the fourth con secutive year. Now in its sixth year, the Military Friendly Schools designation and list by Victory Media is the pre mier, trusted resource for post-military success. Military Friendly provides service members trans parent, data-driven ratings about post-military educa tion and career opportu nities. The Military Friendly Schools designation is awarded to the top 15 per cent of colleges, universi ties, and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace mili tary students, and to ded icate resources to ensure their success in the class room and after graduation. The methodology used for making the Military Friendly Schools list has changed the student veter an landscape to one much more transparent, and has played a significant role over the past six years in capturing and advancing best practices to support military students across the country. Its exciting to Florida Gateway College to be selected again, for the fourth time, in the top 15 percent of schools in the country as a Military Friendly School, said Dr. Chuck Hall, president of FGC. With so many of our students and staff having served in the military, we think its only right to try and give back as much as possible through great programs, great staff, and great opportunities. The survey captures over 50 leading practices in supporting military stu dents and is available free of charge to the more than 8,000 schools approved for Post-9/11 GI Bill fund ing. For more information about Florida Gateway Colleges commitment to attracting and supporting military students, visit FGCs website at www.fgc.edu. FGC named military friendly school PATRICK SCOTT/ Special to the ReporterCity of Lake City employees fix a water line break shortly after 10:30 a.m. Tuesday on NW Clubview Circle. This was the second break that had to be repaired on Clubview Circle Tuesday. The first occurred in the middle of the road leaving a large hole (left). Clubview Circle was down to one lane for about two hours due to the construction. Both breaks were repaired by late afternoon. Water line break on Clubview TONY BRITT/ Lake City ReporterRepaving the VA parking lotA dumptruck unloads asphalt into an asphalt paver during a repavi ng project at the Lake City VA Medical Center outpatient clinic parking lot Tuesday afternoon. Eight of the facilitys parki ng lots are scheduled to be repaved and each phase of the project is expected to take about two weeks, including striping. From staff reports The Columbia County Branch of the NAACP will hold the following membership meetings at Richardson Community Center for the purpose of election of officers and at-large members for the 2014-15 year: October 20 at 6 p.m. a meeting listing the names of the persons nominated to fill the positions; and receipt of the Nomination by Petition. A Supervisory Committee Meeting will be elected at this meeting. The election will be at the November 24 meeting from 6-7:30 p.m. In order to vote at the Branch election, one must be a good mem ber standing for 80 days prior to the election. A form of identification is required. NAACP sets its meeting dates 4th consecutive year college has made the list. From staff reports The SHS Class of 1984 will hold its 30th Class Reunion on Saturday, Oct. 25 starting at 6:30 p.m. at The Brown Lantern, 417 E. Howard St., Live Oak. Dress is casual. Cost is $40 per per son and includes buffet of fried/boiled shrimp, chicken wings, chicken strips, veggies, salad bar, etc. Tea, Coke prod ucts, and keg beer will be served all night. A cash bar will be available at a discounted price for wine and bottled beer. Entertainment is provided by DJ Kickin' Kevin Thomas. The Holiday Inn Express is offering a lodging discount: $112.57 per night with a minimum of 10 rooms reserved. Reservation deadline is Oct. 6. There will be reserved seating at the Friday, Oct. 24 Homecoming Football Game at a cost of $6 per ticket. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org. From staff reports In an effort to bring a wealth of health, legal and financial informa tion to people over 60 years of age, Columbia County Senior Services will present its third annual Wealth of Information Fair at the LifeStyle Enrichment Center, 628 SE Allison Ct., on Thursday, Oct. 30 from 9 a.m. to noon. CCSS is asking compa nies to bring information about their business and how it positively impacts the lives of senior adults. CCSS is also looking for companies to provide screenings, product demonstrations and short presentations on their products or services. A table and two chairs will be provided for each vendor. If you are interested in being a part of the Wealth of Information Fair, contact Carol Shepard at 386-752-5655. Wealth of Information expo coming in October SHS class reunion on October 25 From staff reports Test drive a new Lincoln Automobile on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fort White High School and Lincoln Motor Company will donate $20 to Fort White High School. Take an additional test drive in the new Lincoln MKC and Lincoln will donate an additional $20. FWHS to hold Driven to Give By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.com The Lake Shore Hospital Authority Board adopted its pro posed $9.2 million fiscal budget for 2014-15 during the boards final budget hearing, including adjusted salaries for employees with new duties. Board members unanimously adopted the proposed budget and the 0.962 millage rate following a public hearing where only two people made public comments. The LSHAs total budget is $9,214,975. The total budget is composed of a patient care fund (hospital services) of $2,863,518; patient care fund (clinical ser vices) $905,000; operating fund of $3,735,257 and capital improve ment fund of $1,711,975. Although the budget was unan imously adopted, board members spent several minutes discussing salary adjustments for the LSHA staff. Tim Murphy, LSHA board member, attempted to add an amendment to the budget where the office staff would not get sal ary adjustments. He noted that although one of the staff members is his niece, he did not feel it was appropriate to give staff members salary adjustment. The LHSA eliminated the administrative director position and created an administrative assistant position. Most of the duties formerly handled by the administrative director were shift ed to the financial assistance coun selor and secretary/receptionist when the position was eliminated. The financial assistance counsel or position received a $1,500 pay increase, while the secretary/receptionist position hourly pay (a part time position) increased from $13 an hour to $15 an hour. As the discussion continued, Marc Vann, LSHA board mem ber, said he sees a raise as a person getting paid more money for doing the same job, not for doing additional or new duties. He said he was opposed to the amendment. Loyal employees deserve some kind of recognition, unfor tunately in our society its usually monetary, said Lory Chancey, LSHA member, who noted as a business owner she gives raises to employees because of their loyal ty. She also noted she was in favor of the salary adjustments. Koby Adams, LSHA member, said governmental entities are often vilified by media and in the public opinion for giving raises, but he said it would be cheaper than training and hiring a new person. These girls have worked hard and been loyal, I see no problem with giving them a raise, he said. Jack Berry, Lake Shore Hospital Authority executive director, said the board experienced a savings of $14,500 over last year when a position was cut and work duties shifted to other office staff mem bers. Murphys motion died because of lack of support. Following the discussion the board unanimously adopted the millage rate and the proposed 2014-15 budget. For the last three years weve kept the millage rate at 0.0962 mills saving the tax payers $5.2 million, Adams said.LSHA adopts $9.2M budget for 2014-15
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Writers can have two letters per month published. Letters and guest columns are the opinion of the writers and not necessarily that of the Lake City Reporter BY MAIL: Letters, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL 32056; or drop off at 180 E. Duval St. downtown. BY FAX: (386) 752-9400. BY EMAIL: email@example.com A rrests were made last week in a string of vehicle burglaries locally, but dont let your guard down just yet. There have been more than 40 such break-ins across the county in recent weeks, and the individuals arrested thus far are only charged in connection with 19 of them. Stay alert. Watch where and how you park your vehicle. But above all else, lock your car or truck. That simple step alone would have thwarted the thieves in most of the recent break-ins, authorities say. Thats often the case in vehicle burglaries. More times than not, the thieves are simple opportunists presented with an easy target an unlocked vehicle. Often they contain purses, wallets, visible cash in front consoles, cell phones and other expensive gadgets. Anything of value is worth opening the door and swip-ing, if youre a deadbeat crook. And dont think youll be safe if you leave your car just for a minute or two, or if your vehicle is parked in your driveway. It only takes a second to steal. The theft of vehicle contents is a simple crime to prevent. Dont be careless. Lock your car. Stop vehicle burglars in their tracks Q Associated PressMoments with kids that never leave usTODAY IN HISTORY On this date:In 1869, thousands of businessmen were ruined in a Wall Street panic known as Black Friday after Jay G ould and James Fisk attempted to corner the gold market. In 1929, Lt. James H. Doolittle guided a Consolidated NY-2 Biplane over Mitchel Field in New York in the first all-instrument flight. In 1948, Mildred Gillars, accused of being Nazi wartime radio propagandist Axis Sally, pleaded not guilty in Washington, D.C., to charges of treason. Gillars, later convicted, ended up serving 12 years in prison. In 1969, the trial of the Chicago Eight (later seven) began. Five of the defendants were later con-victed of crossing state lines to incite riots at the 1968 Democratic National Convention, but the convictions were ultimately overturned. In 2001, President George W. Bush ordered a freeze on the assets of 27 people and organizations with susp ected links to terrorism, including Islamic militant Osam a bin Laden, and urged other nations to do likewise. L ife gives us moments for doing things. Being young, for example. We dont get to do that forever. Except maybe at heart. There are moments for laughing, moments for grieving, moments for watching a child grow up. Childhood may seem to last for years, but really, it passes in bits and pieces that come flaming out of nowhere like shooting stars and slip quietly out of sight. Either you see them, or you dont. Moments never show up on demand. They are gifts, free and clear. We cant create them, any more than we can make a comet streak across the sky. All we can do is take a little time to hope and watch and wait and see what might come along. My children do a beautiful job of raising their children without me. We live 500 miles apart. I fly in once a month or so and stay a few days or more. Its never enough, but its the best I can do. And God bless them, they all seem to understand. Even the little people.Henry is 3. You have to go, Nana? he says, sad-faced. Then he nods with the wisdom of a knee-high Solomon. Its OK. You live with Papa Mark. Henry, I say, where is your nana when you cant see her? He grins, pointing to his heart.Henrys cousin, Wiley, is almost 2. He knows Im his nana but doesnt care when I leave as long as hes got his mama. But Wileys big brother Randy is 4, old enough to spend a night away from home and sweet enough to need me as I once needed my grandmothers: To be someone for whom he hangs the moon. Someone who lights up to see his face. Someone who loves just to be with him. What else is a nana for?So on the next-to-last night of my latest visit, I invited Randy to spend the night with me. I was staying at the home of friends who were off in France, or wherever, and I had their house and pool all to myself. Can we go in the pool now, Nana? he said after dinner. Its too late to swim tonight, I said. Lets read. So we did, curled up in my friends guest bed like foxes in a borrowed den. Five books later, his eyelashes fluttered like copper butterflies and he fell asleep, cling-ing like a monkey, arms around my neck, legs around my middle. I didnt sleep much. Didnt care. I can sleep when Im dead. At 5:49 I awoke to hear him whisper-singing in my ear, Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star. Hungry? I said.He grinned.Minutes later, we were sitting in the kitchen. He was eating Cheerios. I was drinking coffee. The sun was dancing on the hills. Then he stopped with his spoon mid-air and said: Nana, Im glad this time is just you and me. I thought it would be you and me and my mom and dad and Wiley and Papa Mark. I love all those people. But sometimes I like it when its just you and me. He took a bite of Cheerios.I like it, too, I said finally, rubbing my face in his red curls. But tell me. Where is your nana when you cant see her? Like lightning, he pointed to his heart. Then we smiled with our eyes and went back to being just us, a boy and his nana. He wont always want to be just us. But in that moment, he did. And some moments shine so very bright they linger forever in memory. Randy might not remember it.But I will. T he state Department of Corrections appears to be serious about making systemic changes in prisons. Thirty-two officers were fired last week for vio-lations ranging from participating in the gassing death of an inmate to using force against prisoners. This is a positive step toward Department of Corrections Secretary Mike Crews promise to make the agency and its workers more accountable and transparent. But it will be a long-term endeavor to reform a department that has long been resistant to change. The corrections department is under scrutiny after a series of Miami Herald reports this spring that examined suspicious inmate deaths in Florida prisons. The news-paper found several cases where inmates died after being abused or neglected by corrections officers. Darren Rainey, 50, collapsed and died in 2012 after guards left him in a scalding shower for nearly two hours. Rainey, who was mentally ill, was being punished for defecating in his cell and refusing to clean it up. Corrections department officials said allegations of abuse and subsequent coverups were the result of a few bad apples and that the entire staff would be held to greater account. In August, Crews pledged systemwide reforms, including get-ting rid of staff who broke the law or department policy. On Friday, 32 officers employed at prisons around the state were fired, includ-ing three former guards at Franklin Correctional Institution who were connected with the gassing death of 27-year-old Randall Jordan-Aparo. So far this month, Crews has fired 45 officers around the state for violations ranging from battering inmates to driving with a suspended license. Earlier in the month, the department launched the transparency database, which is located at www.dc.state.fl.us/pub/mortality/index.html and is searchable by facility. It allows users to view the status of each investigation and manner of death. It includes summary reports for all 2014 closed, non-natural death investigations that are con-ducted by the department. It will eventually contain information for all inmate deaths over a 14-year period. Given the nature of prisons, the potential for abuse is rampant. And Florida has had its share of prison problems, including at the highest levels. In 2006, for example, former corrections Secretary James Crosby resigned and went to federal prison for accepting kickbacks from prison vendors. It should not have taken pressure from the media to get the correc-tions department to institute major reforms. But now that it has, the department should be commended for moving quickly to implement its new disciplinary policy for way-ward employees and for opening its records. Both are good starts in an attempt to change a culture that has long operated unchecked by outsid-ers. Crews should keep it up. Reforming Floridas prisons Q Tampa Bay Times Sharon Randall www.sharonrandall.com Q Sharon Randall can be contacted at P.O. Box 777394, Henderson, NV 89077.4AOPINION
Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER COMMUNITY WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 5A June North Epperson Mrs. June North Epperson, 88, of Lake City, Florida, passed on to meet her Savior on September 18, 2014, at her residence following a lengthy ill ness. Born on June 27, 1926, June was the daughter of the late Clayton and Carrie North, and was married to the late Douglas H. Epperson for 69 years. June was a longtime resident of Lake City and a member of the 1st Baptist Church for more than 50 years and enjoyed singing in the choir for many of those years. We know she is singing in the Heavenly Choir now. June was active in her community both as a successful businesswoman and as a member of the Columbia County School Board for 12 years. She had a beautiful voice and entertained often at the Womans Club where she was a member. June loved to to the Keys with her family. After retirement from a career as a real estate broker, she devoted her time to a new business, The Doll Cottage, where she made beautiful porcelain dolls. She was known for her cooking and spent many hours preparing and delivering meals to her friends. June had a wonderful, caring, and generous nature. Junes greatest source of pleasure and sense of accomplishment was in her 5 children. She was a loving mother who raised strong, independent children and instilled in them a good work ethic. She led by her example of strength of character and integrity. Her indomitable spirit and legacy will live on in those who loved her so well. She is survived by her children, Carol (Dale) Price; Cheryl (Gary) Copps; Bill (Crystal) Epperson; Susan (Steve) Czeisz perger; and Elizabeth (Bernerd) Black; a loving and devoted sister, Mary Emma; 11 grandchil dren, 15 great grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews. The family was blessed to have had their loved one cared for her last 2 years of illness by a special nephew, Bernerd, and her grandson, Austin. For this they will be eternally grateful. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Cindy, Amanda, and Anna, the Hospice nurses, for the comfort and support provided for both June and her family in her last days. The family will hold a private memorial service where they will celebrate her life at they ask that you make donations to the Florida Sheriffs Boys Ranch, P.O. Box 2000, Boys Ranch, Florida, 32064 and/ or Hospice of Citrus County of the Nature Coast, 857 SW Main Blvd., Lake City, FL 32025. Arrangements are under the direc tion of GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME, 3596 S. HWY 441, Lake City, FL. Please leave words of comfort and love for the family on the online guest book at www. gatewayforestlawn.comMarjorie Elizabeth Waters Stanley Mrs. Marjorie Elizabeth Waters Stanley, 80, of Lake City passed away peacefully at the Lake City Medical Center on Sunday September 22, 2014 after an extended illness. She was born in Gainesville on November 8, 1933 to the late Willie Burl Waters and Dorothy Driggers Waters. She was a seamstress for many years and has lived in the Lake City area since 1972. She loved to go camping; she also loved traveling and crocheting. She was a member of Eastside Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her brothers: Jack Water and John Waters. She is survived by her loving husband of 60 years: Bobby Stanley; sons: Jerry Stanley (Penny) of Lake City and Bobby Stanley, Jr. (Beverly) of Lake City; daughters: Sandy Pate (Roger) of Lakeland and Debi Greene of Lake City; brothers: Ed Waters (Mary) of Maxville, John Bubbie Waters (Mary) of Orange Park and Bud Waters; sisters: Shirley Roberson of Lake City and Linda Norman of Highlands. Ten grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and other family members and friends also survive as well as one great-great grandchild. Funeral services for Mrs. Stanley will be conducted on Friday September 26, 2014 at 11 A.M. in the chapel of the Dees-Parrish Family Funeral Home with ating. Interment will follow in the Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 5:30-8:00 P.M. on Thursday evening September 25, 2014 in the chapel of the funeral home. Arrangements are under the direction and care of the DEES-PARRISH FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 458 S. Marion Ave., Lake City, 32025. 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Everyone is invited to attend this special occasion and please, if possible, wear Richardsons High School colors or Columbia High School colors. There will be many fun activities and prizes. For additional information please contact Glenel Bowden, (386) 752-4074, Kenny Gaines, (386) 466-6116 or Terry Staten, (386) 344-3024.Lake City AglowLake City Aglow Lighthouse will meet on Monday, September 29 at 7 p.m. at the New Beginnings of Life Church, 184 SW Windswept Glen. The speaker is Linda Johnston from New Smyrna Beach who is the Aglow Prayer Coordinator for all of Florida. She has a vivacious personality which allows her to be a dynamic teacher of the Word and also to be a bold intercessory prayer warrior. Everyone is welcome. For more information call: 386-935-4018 or 386-4972033.Blue Grey ArmyThe Blue Grey Army Inc. will meet October 1 at 5:30 p.m. to start planning the 2015 Olustee Battle Festival. The meeting will be held at the Columbia County School District Central Building Room 153, 409 SW St. Johns St. This is the first of several meetings; all committee members are urged to attend. Call Faye at 755-1097 with questions.For the Love of MikeHigh Springs Playhouse, 130 NE 1st Ave., is performing For the Love of Mike on weekends from Friday, Oct. 3 through Sunday, Oct. 26. The show, written by local playwright Leroy Clark, is a fresh take on boy meets girl and the rocky road to romance. The show is directed by Steve Bates. Friday and Saturday night shows are at 8 p.m. Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m.Drive 4 UR SchoolTest drive a new Ford automobile on Saturday, Oct. 4 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Columbia High School and Ford Motor Company will donate $20 to CHS. The school has a goal of 300 test drives for a total of $6,000 donation.Southside IdolAuditions for Lake City Southside Idol 2015 will be held October 4,12, and 19 from 1-4:30 p.m. at the Richardson Community Center.The contest is for 7-12 graders. Contenders must have a minimum of two prepared pieces and must sing to a backing track. For more information please contact Wayne Jernigan at (386) 365-7093.Breast HealthShands Lake Shore will offer a Free Breast Health Seminar to the public on Thursday, Oct. 23. The seminar will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at Holiday Inn, 213 SW Commerce Drive. Register for the seminar at 386-292-8120 or online at ShandsLakeShore.com.Ladies ExpoProvidence Village Baptist Church is seeking vendors for its Ladies Expo which will be held November 1. Contact Darlene at 386-758-2040 or 386-397-9478 or email@example.com before October 1 if you are interested.EVENTS COMING UP COURTESYPunt for a Pickup Rountree Moore FordThe sales staff of Rountree Moore Ford and Rountree Moore Kia, and General Sales Manager Stephen Jones (center) pose with the 2014 Ford F-150 that is part of the Lake City Reporters Punt for a Pickup contest. Rountree Moore is a co-sponsor of the promotion. This week, two lucky fans attending the Columbia High Tigers home game will have a chance to punt a football in the back of the truck to win it. Fans admission ticket to the game is their ticket to enter the contest.Sept. 24Mind of a ChildThe Presley EXCEL and Scholars Program Mind of a Child radio recording for students in grades 9-12 will be Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 4 p.m. The recording will take place at 443 North Marion St. Students interested in participating should contact Bernice Presley at 386-752-4074.Fun with FlowersThe Lake City Garden Club is sponsoring a workshop Fun with Flowers with Jan Sillik. The workshop will be held on September 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Clubhouse, 257 SE Hernando Street. This workshop is open to everyone. Quilters GuildThe Lady of the Lake Quilters Guild will meet Wednesday, Sept. 24 at Bethel United Methodist Church, 4369 US 441 South. Social time is at 9:30 a.m. and the business meeting at 10. Charm Strips color for September is 30s print fabric. The I Spy fabric exchange continues. You will need 10 eight-inch squares. Place squares suitable for I Spy quilt in a plastic bag with your name on the front. With questions please call Melba at 755-0781. For information call Ruth Kennedy 386-6286407.Sept. 25Literacy DayStephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park, 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, will host Literacy Day on Thursday, September 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hamilton County 4th grade students and homeschoolers are invited to come out to the park to hear a true story based on the Florida Cracker lifestyle. If you have a homeschooler that would like to participate, please contact Park Specialist Stephanie McClain at 386-397-2733.Tea PartyThe North Central Florida Tea Party will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 25 at the Jackie Taylor Building, 128 SW Birley Ave. The focus will be three amendments on the ballot in November. Dan Peterson of Coalition for Property Rights will speak on Amendment 1. State Attorney Jeff Siegmeister will speak on Amendments 2 and 3. For more information, call Sharon 386-9350821.Military OfficersThe Suwannee River Valley Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America will hold its monthly dinner meeting Thursday, Sept. 25, at the Lake City Elks Lodge, 259 NE Hernando St. Happy hour starts at 6:30 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m., followed by the program. The program this month will be presented by Major Wilbur Corbitt US Army Retired who will speak on the activities of the Order of the Purple Hearts Organization. The dinner meeting is open to all active duty military officers, retired and former officers, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and their surviving spouses. For information and reservations call Steve Casto at 497-2986 or Bill French at 719-9839.Sept. 26Meet and GreetThere will be a meet-andgreet with Florida author Tim Dorsey at the Main Library, 308 NW Columbia Ave., on Friday, Sept. 26 from 5:30-6:30 p.m., followed by a program at 6:30. All are welcomed to attend the meet-and-greet but free tickets are required for the program. You may request tickets at any library location.Sept. 27Clothing SaleNew Life Christian Fellowship will have a 10 cent clothing sale on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 7-11 a.m. at 422 SW Baya Drive. Mens, womens, teens, children, and baby clothing will be available for 10 cents per item. Lake City Pride There will be a festival with live entertainment, vendors and comedian starting at 10 a.m. on Sept. 27 at the Quail Heights Country Club. The pageant will begin 8 p.m. to crown Mr. and Mrs. Lake City Pride. Admission fee is $5. Scavenger HuntThe Friends of the Library present a Family Scavenger Hunt at the Main Library, 308 NW Columbia Ave., on Saturday, September 27 at 11 a.m. Come have a fun, interactive time of detective work as you sift through clues while working together as a family to solve a library-themed scavenger hunt. Prizes and healthy snacks are included. Pre-registration is required. Register by calling 758-2111 or sign up in person at the Main Library. A family team must include one at least one adult.5K RunThe Pregnancy Care Center will be Taking a Giant Step for Life this Saturday at its annual 5k Run/Walk 4 Life on Sept. 27 in Live Oak and Lake City. Both events begin registering at 8 a.m. The run and walk begin at 9 a.m. Walkers and runners are encouraged to pick up sponsor/registration forms at either Olustee Park in Lake City or Suwannee Coliseum in Live Oak or may download them on www.friendsofpcc.com. Participants can also register on the day of the event for only $10. A picnic lunch with face painting, dunking booth, music and giveaways will be held following the return of the walkers and runners. There will also be a Stroller/Wagon Decorating Contest for those who want to dress up their wheels to participate in the event. Please call 386-758-8622/Lake City or 386-330-2229/Live Oak for more information.
6A WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 LOCAL LAKE CITY REPORTER Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 Each off ice i ndep enden tly o w ned and oper atedWere Moving!We will be in our NEW LOCATION Monday, September 29th618 SW Florida Gateway Drive(down from Camping World)752-6575 Make a Difference. Become a Foster Parent.Foster Parents have opportunities to: Enhance Skills Access 24/7 Resources Earn Money at Homewww.makeadifferenceathome.com Foster Parents have opportunities to: Foster Parents have opportunities to: To learn more, contact LaQuela at:352-332-8600 dealt with the integration of schools, teachers organizing unions and numerous design complications with the new high school building. She really did a good job guiding the board through difficult issues and also as an individual board member. McDavid said Epperson was a delightful lady and considered her a personal friend. He said not only did he work with her for many years, they also attended the same church. She held her guns, he said. She truly believed in something. And if she was on your side, shed come to bat for you. June was one of the most real leaders among the female office holders. Epperson was born on June 27, 1926, and was married to the late Douglas H. Epperson for 69 years before he died at the age of 98 in March, 2013. She had five children, 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Epperson attended the First Baptist Church for more than 50 years, where she sang in the choir, Black said. She was also a member of the Womens Club, where she often entertained with her beautiful voice. My mother was a wonderful woman, she said. Her generosity is known by many, many of which are gone now. Black said her mother would constantly take food to her friends because cooking for others brought her joy. She said she won several local cooking contests, and even had a recipe published in a southern cooking magazine. After retirement from her real estate career, Epperson devoted her time to a new business, The Doll Cottage, where she made porcelain dolls. She stressed the importance of education and family, she said. But more than that, she loved the community. EPPERSONContinued From 1A said they released the 911 recording because they are in the final stages of the investigation. Spirit used a .45-caliber handgun, and the FDLE and the sheriffs office have said they are looking into how he obtained a gun. As a felon, he was barred from owning firearms. The killings have shattered the Gilchrist County town of about 500 people and spurred questions about why Floridas Department of Children and Families had not intervened. It was well known in Bell that the Spirit family had run-ins with the law. Donald Spirit served time after accidentally shooting his young son on a hunting trip. A police report from 2008 showed that Sarah Spirit had reported being beaten by her father when she was 36 weeks pregnant. Two weeks before the killings, someone called a state child abuse hotline to report that adults were doing drugs in front of the kids, according to documents released by DCF. Documents also showed that DCF had offered services to Sarah Spirit at least three times in the last few years. Roy Miller, president of The Childrens Campaign, said the state has failed too many times over the years in gruesome child abuse deaths. We need systemic change to how we do investigations, said Miller, whose group unsuccessfully pushed the Legislature this year to transfer investigations to local sheriff departments on a voluntary basis. Currently, sheriffs agencies handle child abuse investigations in only six of Floridas 67 counties. Had a sheriffs investigator showed up ... we believe the sheriffs department would have been better informed and possibly more aggressive. DCFs regional managing director Dennis Miles said Tuesday that there appeared to be several red flags but that the agency needs to look deeper at what happened. After the slayings, a team of staffers was sent to investigate, per state protocol. Miles said the team will look at previous interactions with the family, and find out what went right, what went wrong and kind of give us some answers. Right now we dont have answers. Meanwhile, Florida Gov. Rick Scott said he is asking for an investigation of DCF actions before the slayings. Ive asked the (DCF) secretary to do a thorough investigation of all interactions to know what happened there, but right now the most important thing we can do is pray for that family because you just cant imagine it happening to your family. BELLContinued From 1A booth, visit with local and county fire and police departments and local businesses who support the school. During the festival, the Moowatee CrossFit will be doing a presentation, a dog show will be held by the sheriffs office, the Columbia High School band will come to do a performance and Chases Pig Races will hold the Kiss the Pig event, Benefield said. Benefield said the students will vote on Friday and the teachers will use it as an educational tool to count votes, graph results and write about their choice of votes. In the running to kiss the pig are: principal, April Vinson, assistant principal, Janice Camp, the art teacher, a fifth grade teacher and a school tutor. I cant walk into the classroom without all the kids telling me theyre voting for me to kiss the pig, Vinson said. Its for the whole community, she added. We have many community members that are attending or have donated, and were very appreciative to everyone for making this a success.EMILY BUCHANAN /Lake City ReporterElementary students kiss the stuffed-animal pig during class on Tuesday. KISS THE PIGContinued From 1A From staff reportsIf you live in western Columbia or eastern Suwannee County, there are two exciting new community services now available. A weekly Bingo game with refreshments will be offered every Wednesday beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the Wellborn United Methodist Church, and the McLeran Community Library is beginning its fall season with many new books and other media. Bingo is now offered in the United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, and while there will be no cash awards, participants will vie for a number of other special prizes. The games are open to adults of all ages (seniors especially encouraged), and you need not pre-register to attend. For more information about this event, call the churchs Outreach Ministries Coordinator, Kathy Lyons, at 386-3653418. From 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, the Thurston B. McLeran Community Library is open, and there is no charge to use its facilities. The library is perhaps one of the best-kept secrets in eastern Suwannee County. It was established years ago when the late Margaret McLeran Owens donated over 1,000 books to start a library for the local community. Having taught in Suwannee and Columbia counties for over 30 years, Owens understood the importance of children and adults having convenient access to library materials. The library used to be housed in the Wellborn UMC Fellowship Hall until it was moved to Outreach Ministries across the street at 12004 County Road 137. Leading up to the move, the entire book collection was re-catalogued and a computer database was developed by the current librarian. The move was accomplished with a host of volunteers.Weekly Wednesday events in Wellbornprogram that provides care and schooling for severely disabled children and adults that require constant care and supervision. In July 2013, Carlton Palms resident Paige Lunsford died from severe dehydration at the facility. The Florida Department of Children and Families found that medical neglect at the center con tributed to her death, said Melanie Etters, a spokeswoman for the Agency for Persons with Disabilities. Just under 150 complaints have been lodged against the school since 2001, state records show, and the APD requested a moratorium on new admissions to Carlton Palms on Sept. 12, Etters said. However, the facility has until Oct. 3 to respond to that request before it becomes effective, she said. As of now, APD could admit new patients but doesnt have any lined up, Etters said. A Columbia County student has been housed at Carlton Palm for five or six years, Supt. Terry Huddleston said Tuesday afternoon. An item to renew the districts contract for another year was on the consent agenda for Tuesdays school board meeting. Robin Talley, director of the Chrysalis Center here, asked that the renewal be placed on the agenda. She said Tuesday she had heard of problems at the school but said the facility had promised to send a packet of material to alleviate her concerns. On Tuesday she said as far as she knew, the item would remain on the agenda. Huddleston, who said he didnt know about the situation until late Tuesday afternoon, pulled the item from the agenda immediately when notified by district officials who had spoken with a Reporter staff writer. I didnt even know we had a kid down there, he said. APD, which funds about 155 of Carlton Palms 195 patients, has taken three administrative actions against Carlton Palms, Etters said. The first administrative action required the facility to put in video monitoring. She said the center is currently on a corrective action plan and is under heavy scrutiny. Since 2001, there have been more than 140 reports of neglect and abuse at Carlton Palms, Etters said. John Harrell, a DCF spokesman, said because of confidentiality laws, he couldnt say in how many of those cases Carlton Palms was found responsible. The APDs ban on new admissions will not affect the Columbia County student housed at Carlton Palms because that student has been in the facility for several years. Even if the student were being admitted for the first time, the ban still wouldnt affect the student because the students stay there is being funded by the school district and DCF, not APD. According to the contract between the school district and Carlton Palms, the district pays $19,771.49 per year for this student to be in the center. That fee covers the students education at Carlton Palms, and DCF pays the remainder of the fee for the student to be at Carlton Palms. Huddleston said he plans to investigate the situation more closely. Hes unsure yet if the district or DCF will try to move the student to another facility. Since DCF placed the student in Carlton Palms, hes unsure if the district even has the authority the remove the student from the facility. MT. DORAContinued From 1A By SARAH LOFTUSsloftus@lakecityreporter.com The Columbia County school board unanimously voted to follow the districts recommendation to not give the group looking to start a new charter a school a deadline waiver at Tuesday nights school board meeting. The group wants to start the Alfonso Levy Charter School on Dec. 1 after Shining Star Academy of the Arts closes. In order to open a new charter school in December, a charter application was due on or before Aug. 1, 2013. Ron Natale, the spokesman for the group looking to open the new school, asked at the meeting that the board grant the group a deadline waiver so that the groups charter application can be reviewed. Keith Hatcher, the district charter school director, said the Florida Department of Education told him it would be irresponsible for the board to grant the group a deadline waiver. He also said at the meeting that the district would not have enough time to review a charter application before Dec. 1. Natale asked the board if it would waive the Aug. 1 deadline so the charter school could open in August 2015 since it wouldnt waive the deadline for the school to open in December. To open a charter school for the 2015-16 school year, an application was due on or before Aug. 1. Board members Linard Johnson and Stephanie Finnell said they would consider doing that. District wont bend rules for charter FILEShining Star Academy of the Arts
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The Rangers led the group through part of a nature walk area and helped point out wildflowers and insects that might be of interest to photograph. Camera Club members will be contributing some of their macro images to the Park for use in one of the Rangers projects called Whats Hidden in Fosters Hammock? The Branford Camera Club meets on the third Thursday of each month at the Hatch Park Community Center. Doors for the meeting open at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting takes place from 7 9 p.m. The address is 403 SE Craven St., Branford. If youd like to participate and are looking for dinner before hand, the Club meets at Cuzins Restaurant in Branford at 5 p.m. for supper and conversation before the meeting. To learn more about the Branford Camera Club, please contact one of the following members: Program Chair, Carolyn Hogue, 386-935 Publicity Chair, Rob Wolfe, 386-362-6771 Creative Consultant, Esta Eberhardt, 386-6230111 Membership Consultant, Diane Clifton, 352-4632087 Technical Consultant, Gary Kueppers, 386-3626957 Technical Consultant, Edwin McCook, 386-3626154 Technical Consultant, Skip Weigel, 386-9351382Macro photography at local parkBRANFORD CAMERA CLUB COURTESY SUSAN WATSONSusan Watson, who presented the Branford Camera Club presentation on macro photography, took this picture of a red head worm on a field trip the club took to Stephen Foster Folk Culture State Park on Saturday. COURTESY CAROLYN HOGUECarolyn Hogue spotted this yellow flower at Stephen Foster Folk Culture State Park on Saturday and took a macro image to contribute to the Parks project, Whats Hidden in Fosters Hammock? COURTESY JIM MARTIN/ROB WOLFEBELOW RIGHT: Branford Camera Club members participated in a field trip to Stephen Foster Folk Culture State Park. From left: Park Ranger Shanks, Alan Smith, Ranger Register, Diane Clifton, Ron Grey, Carol Martin, Gary Kueppers, Megan Warmbold, Susan Watson, Susan Garland, Phillip Watson, Carolyn Hogue. The Carillon Tower, which is noted to be the worlds largest tubular bell instrument built by J.C. Deagan Company in 1957, is in the background. From staff reportsThe former basketball players of Coach Glynnell B. Presley invite the community to a Hats Off To Coach Glynnell B. Presley tribute on Saturday at 6 p.m., at the Richardson Community Center, 255 N.E. Coach Anders Lane. Coach Glynnell B. Presley is a member of New Mount Pisgah A.M.E. Church and an active member of the Columbia County Retired Educators. During his forty years as an educator, he taught Drivers Education, health, mathematics, physical education, and was the Dean of Students at Columbia High School. He coached baseball, football and basketball for 25 years. His 1968 Richardson High School basketball team was crowned State Champion. He was named Coach of the Year. He amassed a record of 271 wins and 71 losses at Richardson High School. Additionally, Coach Presley has received numerous awards and recognitions including the 2014 All About My Efforts Man of the Year and the Bethune Cookman University Distinguish Alumni Award. Presley is a man who advocates for peace and justice for all.Special Hats off to Glynnell B. Presley tribute Saturday Program sponsored by Presleys former basketball players. Presley From staff reportsIf you or a family member are serving in the military or will be traveling/living overseas for the upcoming 2014 general election, held on November 4, and would like to vote by mail, contact the Columbia COunty Supervisor of Elections office. Liz Horne, Columbia County Supervisor of Elections, can be reached at 386-758-1026 x 3105 or by firstname.lastname@example.org. Military and overseas civilians need to contact the Supervisor of Elections Office as soon as possible to receive their absentee ballots in a timely manner. The office is located at 971 W. Duval St. Suite 102.Absentee ballots are available for Nov. election From staff reportsAre you a teenager who enjoys pizza and a movie? If so, you are invited to join the Wellborn United Methodist Churchs youth group this Friday as they enjoy hot pizza, warm cake and cold ice cream while enjoying the movie, God Is Not Dead. Church youth outreach coordinator Monica Tannehill has developed the program, and looks forward to having other youth join the churchs active youth group. There is no charge for the event or food. For information, Tannehill can be reached at 386-963-3011. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. To reach the Wellborn United Methodist Church from Lake City, travel west on U.S. 90 or Lake Jeffery Road to County Road 137. From U.S. 90, turn right and travel over the railroad tracks to the church on the left. From Lake Jeffery Road, its less than a quarter mile after making a right turn on CR 137.Wellborn invites teens to free pizza & movie From staff reportsKick-off for the 2014 Great Suwannee River Cleanup will be Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Joe Anderson Boat Ramp in Chiefland. This is the fifth year Current Problems has hosted a cleanup on the river. Last year, divers scoured river bottoms as volunteers worked on the river banks to remove literally thousands of pounds of trash. There were nearly 600 volunteers making up 30 separate teams who cleaned up over 29,000 pounds of trash. Its time to do it again this year. Join Current Problems for the start of the cleanup season and enjoy a free lunch to all volunteers after the first day of cleaning. Volunteers are needed for land support, kayakers and canoeists to shuttle trash back to the ramp and work on the shoreline. Bring your own boats if you wish to row or paddle. A motor boat would also be helpful. Depending on the weather conditions, a dive team may participate in the kickoff. Remember, to volunteer as a diver, you must be cave-certified. If you want to participate in Saturdays kickoff, an RSVP is needed by today. The 2014 cleanup season will run September, October, and November, possible extending into the first week of December, depending on the weather conditions. Businesses, civic clubs, fishing and boating groups, churches, government agencies, non-profits, chambers of commerce, and groups of friends are all encouraged to participate. Current Problems is available to assist you as you plan your cleanup and to provide supplies (buckets, trash bags, etc.). If you have questions or need assistance, please contact Current Problems Executive Director Fritzi Olson at 352-215-7554 or e-mail her at email@example.com.RSVPs due today for Suwannee River clean-up season kick offFrom staff reportsThe March of Dimes is presenting Signature Chefs Auction at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 18, at Rountree Moore Toyota showroom, US 90 West. Tickets will be available at First Federal Bank on US 90 West and Turner Rd. For more information contact Kathy McCallister at 386-697-9810 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Mark your calendar
8A WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 HEALTH LAKE CITY REPORTER Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 MEDIPLEX404 NW Hall of Fame Dr., Lake City, FL 32055 All Services Under One Roof (386) 754-DOCS (3627)www.primarycaremedic.com Minesh Patel, MD Elizabeth Kathy Newman, ARNP Mary Goddeyne, ARNP Minesh Patel, MDBoard Certied Internal Medicine Best of Best 7 Years Primary Care for Adults Yearly Physicals Physicals for School-College Womens Health Geriatric Care Weight Loss Program EKG Spirometry Ear Lavage Holter Monitor Anti-coagulation Minor Surgeries Specialists On Site Dr. Feussner Neurologist Wed. (352) 331-6430 Dr. Jain Hand Surgeon Wed. (386) 325-7711 Dr. Samera Podiatrist Tues. (386) 234-1713 Appointments in 24 Hours Accepting New Patients Dr. Hector Miranda Pain Mgt. Mon. & Fri. (855) 915-7246 Physicians Imaging (386) 487-3970 Pro-Motion Physical Therapy 386) 755-3164Why go out of town for infusions? Arrange PICC Line Arrange consultation with Infectious Disease MD Administer and monitor antibiotic regimen Osteoporosis Treatment RECLAST / Boniva Rheumatology Neurology Infusions(386) 754-3627 Ext. 115More Space Available As a pharmacist for 25 years, Ive been asked some basic questions so todays column is devoted to giving you answers and ways to deal with various pharmacy concerns. In no particular order: How can I get a lower dose of medication since the tablet or capsule only comes in one strength? Easy to solve! Call the pharmacist and ask if the capsule contents can be dumped into applesauce and if the answer is yes then dump out half (or a quarter) of the contents and recap it. Save the rest for later. Tablets that can be broken are easy to spot. Youll see a breakable score in the middle of the tablet. If the answer is no, this medicine cannot be split or dumped, then have your doctor call it in to a compounding pharmacy. They prepare special dosages. For example, Viagra, the super sex pill is also used for cardiovascular conditions. Some men and women cannot take the full Viagra dosage, so the same active ingredient (sildenafil) is mixed into a liquid, allowing you to take lower doses or titrate up. How do I deal with a rude clerk? Yep, this happens. I would certainly tell the store or pharmacy manager about your experience. How do I deal with high prescription prices? There are pharmacy assistance programs that offer deep discounts to those who are in need, but the paperwork is extensive depending on the drug you are applying to. I recommend generics where available. If the medication you take does not come in generic, then switch to a sister drug in the same class that does come in generic. An example of this is with Abilify, the medication that had the highest amount of sales in the US, in 2013 hitting $6,460,215,394.00 (thats 6.5 billion US dollars!) and the generic isnt available until 2015. So if you cant afford Abilify, used for various emotional and psychiatric disorders, you should ask your doctor to rewrite the prescription for Risperdal. This drug has a similar effect on the body as Abilify, but it has a more affordable generic equivalent right now. These drugs are not exactly the same ingredient, but they have some similar effects on the brain. What do I do if the pharmacy I go to is out of stock? If you can wait for them to order your medication I would do that. Ask if they can advance you 3 pills until it comes in. Many pharmacies will grant this so long as it is not a controlled (addictive) substance but the judgment for this is with each pharmacist. Computers today allow pharmacists to check another stores stock to see if another location has your drug. To prevent running out, keep a list of your meds and when they are due. You can also ask your pharmacist to automatically refill your medicine, and they will track when it comes due and automatically refill it. The best way to deal with...DEAR PHARMACIST Suzy Cohensuzycohen24@gmail.com www.SuzyCohen.com Suzy Cohen is a pharmacist in Gainesville. StatePointIf youre 65 or older, you probably know that the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period runs October 15 through December 7. Generally, this is the only time you can make changes to your coverage. According to Herb Fritch, president of CignaHealthSpring, a leading health service company and Medicare insurance provider, here are some things to consider: Determine priorities. Make a list of priorities -such as lowering out-ofpocket costs -and use it to compare plans. Understand the different parts. Part A refers to hospital insurance. The amount of the deductible depends on the length of the hospital stay. Part B refers to basic medical insurance for doctor visits and other health care services. Medicare pays 80 percent of approved charges while you pay 20 percent in addition to a monthly Part B premium and annual deductible which will vary based on your income. Supplemental plans like Medigap and Medicare Advantage can help cover the 20 percent gap and most offer extra benefits. Part C refers to plans operated by private companies that combine Part A and B benefits. Most include Part D prescription drug coverage, offer no or low monthly premiums, and extras like vision, dental and gym membership benefits. Part D refers to Prescription Drug Plans offering at least a standard level of coverage set by Medicare; some are available as stand-alone plans. Do your research. Benefits differ from company-to-company and even state-to-state, so do your research. Look beyond premium cost to ensure there arent hidden copays or fees that will end up costing you more. Pay close attention to medication quantity limits and make sure your plan offers adequate drug coverage. Pay your Medicare Part B premium. Even if youre enrolled in a private Medicare plan, you must continue paying your Part B premium. If youre having trouble, contact your local Medicaid office to see if you qualify for a Medicare Savings Program. Dont settle. Priorities change, so the plan that worked when you were 65 may not be best when youre 75. Plans also change year-to-year so review before renewing. Know your network. Many plans offer choices with a network of doctors. If you visit a doctor out of network, you could be responsible for out-ofpocket costs. However, networks offered by Medicare Advantage choices, such as CignaHealthSpring, can foster better coordination among doctors, leading to better care. Ask your doctors what plans they accept or check your network directory. Dont worry about the Exchanges. With a few exceptions, Medicare will be a better option than the Exchanges (also called Marketplaces). In fact, its illegal for someone to sell you an Exchange plan if they know you have Medicare. Use free resources. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Plan Finder helps you compare costs, covered medications and other items. Many insurance plans offer free seminars with no obligation to sign up. You can also check companies websites or call their Customer Service num ber for more information. Local agencies on aging can also be helpful. This open enrollment period, make sure your health plan works for you.Medicare enrollment what you should know for 2015 WAVEBREAK MEDIAThe Medicare Annual Enrollment Period runs Oct. 15-Dec. 7. This is typically the only time Medicare participants can make changes to their coverage. Make sure you have all the information you need before the enrollment period begins. From staff reportsAre you age 64? If so, have you thought about enrolling in Medicare but dont know where to start? Start here. The LifeStyle Enrichment Center is sponsoring an educational Medicare Seminar on Tuesday, October 14. The seminar will run from 5-6 p.m. and is free of charge, as a service to you. The seminar will be moderated by Irv Crowetz, owner and founder of C/C & Associates, Inc. in Lake City. Crowetz will cover a wide range of subjects in the Medicare Seminar including: What you need to know about Medicare; When to enroll in Medicare; What is covered through Medicare; and Is a supplement needed. This is not a sales seminar, but simply a time to ask questions and receive information. Seating is limited so please call and reserve your spot today. Call C/C/ & Associates, Inc. at 386-7553476, ext. 107.Free Medicare Seminar coming up From staff reportsThe Five Wishes Workshop is available to community groups, civic clubs, and churches in Columbia, Hamilton, Lafayette and Suwannee counties. Larry Geiger, Public Relations Manager for the Hospice of the Nature Coast will facilitate the workshop at no cost. Five Wishes is a easy to complete Legal Living Will document that spells out the medical, personal, emotional and spiritual needs. To schedule a workshop contact Larry Geiger at 7557714 or 866-642-0962.Five Wishes Workshop available at Hospice of Nature Coast From staff reportsLifeSouth Community Blood Centers will have a blood drive on Sept. 30 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. It will be in the parking lot next to Lake City Police Department, 225 NW Main Blvd. LifeSouth will give away two tickets to the Jacksonville Zoo to one lucky donor. The name will be chosen from a drawing.LifeSouth blood drive next week Wear PinkThe Lake City Medical Center will have a 'Wear Pink Proclamation' on Oct. 1 at 10 a.m. in the cafeteria. Drinks and snacks will be served and the event is open to the public. Mayor Steven Witt will be in attendance to present the proclamation.Think PinkShands Lake Shore will host Think Pink! Day on Wednesday, Oct. 1. Special Pink Ribbons will be given out to all employees, patients and visitors to wear all month. Pink lemonade and pink cupcakes will be served at 3 p.m. in the hospital caf.2 events for Breast Cancer Awareness
Lake City Reporter SPORTS Wednesday, September 24, 2014 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B Story ideas?ContactBrandon FinleySports Reporter754email@example.com 1BSPORTS BRIEFS GAMES Thursday Q Columbia High girls golf vs. Buchholz High at Quail Heights Country Club, 4 p.m. Q Columbia High volleyball vs. Baker County High, 6 p.m. Q Fort White High volleyball vs. Suwannee High, 6 p.m. Q Fort White High junior varsity football vs. Union County High, 7 p.m. Friday Q Columbia High football vs. Englewood High, 7:30 pm. Saturday Q Columbia High cross-country at Bartram Trail, 7:30 a.m. OUTDOORS Hunter safety course offered The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is offering a free hunter safety course from 6-9 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday. Firearms, ammunition and materials are provided. Students should bring pencil and paper. An adult must accompany children younger than 16 at all times. The location of the class will be given to those who register in advance. Anyone born after June 1, 1975 must pass an approved hunter safety course, and have a license, to hunt unsupervised. The FWC course satisfies training requirements for all states and Canada. For details, call the FWC regional office at 758-0525 or visit www.MyFWC.com/HunterSafety.Bell baseball fishing tourney The Bell Baseball Fishing Tournament is Oct. 18 at Suwannee Marina. The Captains Meeting and Calcutta is 6 p.m. (social) and 7 p.m. (dinner) on Oct. 17 at Suwannee Marina Restaurant. Entry fee of $100 per boat ($125 after Oct. 10) includes captain and first mate and dinner for both. Extra anglers are $25. Offshore, inshore and freshwater competition and prizes are offered. Proceeds go to benefit the Bell High baseball team. For details, call Suwannee Marina at (352) 542-9159. RUNNING Races to benefit Hayley Lewis A community 5k cross country race to benefit Hayley Lewis is 8 a.m. Saturday at Alligator Park. Cost is $30 for day-of registration. The park will open at 7 a.m. There also will be an Eye of the Tiger Middle School Invitational 3k at 8:40 a.m. (register online at www.flrunners.com or day of race $5 per individual, $30 per gender team) and an Elementary School Jamboree one-mile fun run at 9:30 a.m. ($3 day-of registration) with schools scored and age group medals awarded. For details, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.Q From staff reports JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterColumbia High swim teams JP Smith jumps off the blocks while participating in the boys 200 yard freestyle against St. Augustine High earlier this yea r. Tigers swim strong early in seasonFrom staff reportsColumbia Highs swim team had seven swimmers with first-place finishes at Baker County High despite three-time state champion Hanna Baker sitting out. Skyler Covert finished with at 2:23.39 in the 200 IM; Courtney Britt finished at 28.78 in the 50 Free; Brook Silva finished at 1:14.28 in the 100 Fly; Reilly Morse finished at 7:09.87 in the 500 Free; JP Smith finished at 7:13/81 in the 500 Free; Britt finished at 1:10.19 in the 100 Back; and Covert finished with a 1:14.03 in the 100 Breast.Lady Tigers golfColumbia Highs girls golf team played Suwannee High at Suwannee Country Club on Monday. The Lady Tigers nudged out a one-shot victory, 193-194. Brooke Russell led the Lady Tigers with a 41. Gillian Norris shot a 42, while Abigail Blizzard and Shaylin Barber both fin-ished with 55s to round out the Lady Tigers top four. In other scores, Meghan Jones shot a 61 and Sammie Service recorded a 63. The Lady Tigers record are 8-2. CHS girls golf team improves to 8-2 on season. QB competition FILEColumbia High quarterbacks Jake Thomas ( LEFT ) and Davin Schuck ( RIGHT ) will battle for the starting quarterback positition until th e Tigers game against Ed White High on Oct. 10.Allen plans to name a starter by Ed WhiteBy BRANDON FINLEYbfinley@lakecityreporter.com Columbia High head coach Brian Allen puts high expectations on the Tigers each season. One would expect that from a coach that has been to the playoffs every year since arriving home at his alma mater. But when it comes to the group that Allen coaches, the demands are even higher. The head coach is putting the pressure on the quar-terbacks over the next two weeks with the starting job on the line. Right now, its definitely behind my expectations for the team, Allen said. Its not only the quar-terback, but protection at times feels like theres been mistakes. Its just mental errors. The system is structured where if youll listen, its not complicated. For whatever reason, in the games, thats not happening. Its not extremely dif-ficult to understand in the passing game. Were calling a three-step drop, and were getting five steps. The repetition is there. Attention to detail and getting mistakes corrected is there. Its completely different in the games. For the Tigers to get bet-ter, Allen said that Davin Schuck and Jake Thomas must be their own biggest critics. Its time for one to take the job. Well have to fine tune whats there, Allen said. Its not where it needs to be right now. I dont know that it has to be there, but it has to be a little better as we get ready to approach this Ed White game. We have two games and then its back to the competitiveness of the first two games. Im naming a starter by Ed White and Im going with it. With that said, Allen said this is Schucks week to prove him-self after Thomas had a chance to start against Terry Parker High last week. Davin will start this week, Allen announced Tuesday. I want to see who is going to grab the bull by the horns. I want to go into Ed White ready with the one that is going to help us win. Nobody has grabbed it. We have time under our belt. While the quarterback has certainly been under Allens scrutiny, hes equally as critical of the play from the offensive line. Theyre average at best, Allen said. Im as frustrated with the line as I am the quarterback. Repetition should create habits. Were still making the same mistakes over and over. At best were average. We can score on a play and look at it and analyze it and pick out three mistakes on a touchdown. Masking the mistakes of the offensive line have been running backs Lonnie Underwood and Kamario Bell. But Allen said even great backs cant make plays on their own every week. Now its time for the line to make things happen. We have backs that can make things happen, not because the blocking, Allen said. I have expectations out of this group. My expectations werent super high last year, but this year we have guys that have been in roles for two years. Were making mistakes that I dont understand. We just have to continue to work to be better. Columbia hosts Englewood High at 7:30 p.m. on Friday. I want to see who is going to grab the bull by the horns. I want to go into Ed White ready with the one that is going to help us win. Columbia High head coach Brian Allen
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Yankees (Greene 5-3), 1:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Sale 12-4) at Detroit (Verlander 14-12), 1:08 p.m. Arizona (Nuno 0-6) at Minnesota (P.Hughes 15-10), 1:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (H.Santiago 5-9) at Oakland (Lester 16-10), 3:35 p.m. Kansas City (J.Vargas 11-10) at Cleveland (Bauer 5-8), 7:05 p.m. Seattle (T.Walker 2-2) at Toronto (Buehrle 12-10), 7:07 p.m. Tampa Bay (Odorizzi 11-12) at Boston (Ranaudo 3-3), 7:10 p.m. Houston (Feldman 8-11) at Texas (Bonilla 2-0), 8:05 p.m. Thursdays Games Seattle at Toronto, 4:07 p.m.Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m.Minnesota at Detroit, 7:08 p.m.Tampa Bay at Boston, 7:10 p.m.Oakland at Texas, 8:05 p.m.Kansas City at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m.NL standings East Division W L Pct GB x-Washington 91 64 .587 Atlanta 76 79 .490 15 New York 76 80 .487 15 Miami 74 81 .477 17 Philadelphia 71 85 .455 20 Central Division W L Pct GB z-St. Louis 87 69 .558 Pittsburgh 84 71 .542 2 Milwaukee 80 76 .513 7Cincinnati 72 84 .462 15 Chicago 69 87 .442 18 West Division W L Pct GB z-Los Angeles 89 67 .571 San Francisco 84 71 .542 4 San Diego 74 81 .477 14 Colorado 65 91 .417 24 Arizona 62 94 .397 27 Todays Games Arizona (Nuno 0-6) at Minnesota (P.Hughes 15-10), 1:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Gee 7-8) at Washington (G.Gonzalez 9-10), 7:05 p.m. Milwaukee (Lohse 12-9) at Cincinnati (Corcino 0-1), 7:10 p.m. Philadelphia (K.Kendrick 9-13) at Miami (Hand 3-8), 7:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (Locke 7-5) at Atlanta (Teheran 13-13), 7:10 p.m. St. Louis (Lackey 3-2) at Chicago Cubs (Arrieta 9-5), 8:05 p.m. Colorado (Flande 0-5) at San Diego (Wieland 0-0), 9:10 p.m. San Francisco (T.Hudson 9-12) at L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 20-3), 10:10 p.m. Thursdays Games Milwaukee at Cincinnati, 12:35 p.m.Philadelphia at Miami, 4:10 p.m.N.Y. Mets at Washington, 7:05 p.m.Pittsburgh at Atlanta, 7:10 p.m.San Diego at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m.FOOTBALLNFL standings AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PABuffalo 2 1 0 .667 62 52New England 2 1 0 .667 66 49N.Y. Jets 1 1 0 .500 43 45Miami 1 2 0 .333 58 83 South W L T Pct PF PA Houston 2 1 0 .667 64 50Indianapolis 1 2 0 .333 95 78Tennessee 1 2 0 .333 43 69Jacksonville 0 3 0 .000 44 119 North W L T Pct PF PA Cincinnati 3 0 0 1.000 80 33Baltimore 2 1 0 .667 65 50Pittsburgh 2 1 0 .667 73 72Cleveland 1 2 0 .333 74 77 West W L T Pct PF PA Denver 2 1 0 .667 75 67San Diego 2 1 0 .667 69 49Kansas City 1 2 0 .333 61 65Oakland 0 3 0 .000 37 65 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA Philadelphia 3 0 0 1.000 101 78Dallas 2 1 0 .667 77 69N.Y. Giants 1 2 0 .333 58 77Washington 1 2 0 .333 81 64 South W L T Pct PF PA Atlanta 2 1 0 .667 103 72Carolina 2 1 0 .667 63 58New Orleans 1 2 0 .333 78 72Tampa Bay 0 3 0 .000 45 95 North W L T Pct PF PA Detroit 2 1 0 .667 61 45Chicago 1 1 0 .500 48 43Minnesota 1 2 0 .333 50 56Green Bay 1 2 0 .333 54 79 West W L T Pct PF PA Arizona 3 0 0 1.000 66 45Seattle 2 1 0 .667 83 66 St. Louis 1 2 0 .333 56 85San Francisco 1 2 0 .333 62 68 Thursdays Game Atlanta 56, Tampa Bay 14 Sundays Games Dallas 34, St. Louis 31New Orleans 20, Minnesota 9San Diego 22, Buffalo 10Philadelphia 37, Washington 34N.Y. Giants 30, Houston 17Cincinnati 33, Tennessee 7Baltimore 23, Cleveland 21Detroit 19, Green Bay 7Indianapolis 44, Jacksonville 17New England 16, Oakland 9Arizona 23, San Francisco 14Seattle 26, Denver 20, OTKansas City 34, Miami 15Pittsburgh 37, Carolina 19 Mondays Game Chicago 27, N.Y. Jets 19 Thursday N.Y. Giants at Washington, 8:25 p.m. Sunday Green Bay at Chicago, 1 p.m.Buffalo at Houston, 1 p.m.Tennessee at Indianapolis, 1 p.m.Carolina at Baltimore, 1 p.m.Detroit at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m.Tampa Bay at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m.Miami vs. Oakland at London, 1 p.m.Jacksonville at San Diego, 4:05 p.m.Philadelphia at San Francisco, 4:25 p.m. Atlanta at Minnesota, 4:25 p.m.New Orleans at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Monday, New England at Kansas City, 8:30 p.m. AP Top 25 Record Pts Pv 1. Florida St. (34) 3-0 1,439 1 2. Oregon (11) 4-0 1,398 23. Alabama (7) 4-0 1,378 3 4. Oklahoma (4) 4-0 1,344 4 5. Auburn 3-0 1,268 56. Texas A&M (4) 4-0 1,232 6 7. Baylor 3-0 1,143 78. Notre Dame 3-0 967 9 9. Michigan St. 2-1 905 11 10. Mississippi 3-0 889 10 11. UCLA 3-0 806 12 12. Georgia 2-1 789 13 13. South Carolina 3-1 764 14 14. Mississippi St. 4-0 706 NR 15. Arizona St. 3-0 702 15 16. Stanford 2-1 564 1617. LSU 3-1 541 8 18. Southern Cal 2-1 459 17 19. Wisconsin 2-1 451 19 20. BYU 4-0 376 21 21. Nebraska 4-0 296 24 22. Ohio St. 2-1 196 23 23. East Carolina 3-1 180 NR 24. Oklahoma St. 2-1 132 25 25. Kansas St. 2-1 131 20 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 Page Editor: Brandon Finley, 754-0420 Falcons command cup in 36-6 victoryBy BRANDON FINLEYbfinley@lakecityreporter.comLake City Middle School will stay in command of the cup after a 36-6 victory against rival Richardson Middle School on Tuesday. The Falcons won the Commanders Cup in the 14th edition of the contest, but the game was never in question. After a scoreless first quarter, Lake City took over with 22 points coming before the half. Noah Ruise broke the tie with a one-yard touch-down run coming with 6:19 remaining in the first half, but the extra point was blocked to leave the Falcons up 6-0. Trickery came on the following kickoff as the Falcons went onside and recovered. Ruise reached the end zone again with 3:38 remaining in the half and converted a two-point try to give Lake City a 14-0 lead. Richardsons Jordan Smith was taken in ambu-lance off the field with a possible injury to his neck and back. After a 30-minute delay, the game returned to action and the Falcons continued to dominate. Jaylen Brown caught a touchdown pass from Dylan Blair to give the Falcons a 22-0 lead before the half. Lake City recovered a fumble to begin the sec-ond half and Brown found the end zone for a second time with 4:45 remaining in the third quarter. Garrett Finnell added the extra point for a 29-0 lead. Brown capped off the scoring for the Falcons with his third touchdown of the game. This time, he did it from the defensive side. Brown recovered a fumble and ran 40 yards to a touchdown and a 36-0 lead to signal the running clock with 4:24 remaining in the third quarter. Richardsons only touchdown came from Latorian Jones with 4:01 remaining in the contest.
Page Editor: Emogene Graham, 754-0415 LAKE CITY REPORTER ADVICE & COMICS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 3B DEAR ABBY: I am a 42-year-old divorced father of two. I have had a girl friend, Dawn, for about a year. She has met my kids, but shes still uncomfort able with the situation. She has concerns about me having been married before, such as having experienced many of the firsts she has yet to enjoy. Dawn doesnt like being in my house because I had it when I was married, and she says my kids remind her of my past. She says she doesnt want to share me with anyone, including them. When were alone, we are absolutely phenomenal as a couple. We love and care about each other deep ly. This is causing a tremen dous amount of stress on us, and neither of us knows how to handle it or what to do. Please help. TWOS COMPANY IN ILLINOIS DEAR TWOS COMPANY: Forgive me for being blunt, but you need to break it off with this woman before you waste any more of her time or yours. You may be crazy about Dawn, but your first responsibility must be to your children, and she has made it clear how she feels about them. You may be phenomenal as a couple, but there are more people involved than just the two of you. She needs to find someone who has no encumbrances, and you need to find a lady who has a greater capacity for love than Dawn appears to be capable of. DEAR ABBY: I often eat out with friends when we travel and when were here at home. Some of them bring their own canned drinks or powdered drink mix to add to water served by the restaurant. I have an uneasy feeling about this. I dont think it is right to take my own drink into an eating establishment. I have never said any thing negative about it, but I havent joined in the practice. Is my discomfort MY problem? What do you think about this? TESTY SOUTHERN BELLE DEAR BELLE: What I think about it is less important than what the restaurant does, and not knowing the reason your friends behave this way, I am hesitant to judge them. Im not sure what kind of canned or powdered drink your friends are bringing, but if they are on some kind of restricted diet, then its what they need do for a while. If the restaurant objected, the manager would either tell your friends not to do it any more or institute a charge to make up for the lost income. DEAR ABBY: I have been with Russell for four months. We live together and eventually would like to be married. Russ is very honest. He told me he had impregnated a woman prior to me and she was eight months pregnant. I asked him to contact her on my behalf so I can meet her, since we plan on having a future together. When I called the woman to suggest we meet some where, she cursed me out for contacting her and for telling her she cant com municate with Russ unless Im involved. When Russ told her the same thing, she ordered him not to contact her again. Russ has tried calling her since then because he wants to be involved in his childs life, but she never called him back. What do you think we should do? LOOKING TOWARD THE FUTURE DEAR LOOKING: What Russell should do -and you, as well -is talk with an attorney to estab lish exactly what his rights and responsibilities will be to his child, once paternity has been established. HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY ARIES (March 21-April 19): Take action. If you arent proactive, nothing will get done. Speak up regard ing financial, legal or health matters, and you will bring about an opportunity to renegotiate a deal you arent happy with. A passionate approach will pay off. +++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Discipline and hard work will help you gain respect and a higher posi tion. Do the legwork and find out facts firsthand to avoid anyone leading you astray or taking credit that belongs to you. Love is on the rise. +++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You have more going for you than you realize. Take advantage of an oppor tunity to discuss your ideas. Refuse to let a jealous friend or lover stand between you and what you want. Dont get angry; focus on getting ahead. +++++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Get to the bottom of any situation that is causing you grief. Dont rely on others to do the work for you. Show initiative and turn your ideas into something tangible. Now is not the time to let someone take over. ++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Position yourself for stardom. Focus on what you have to do to get noticed. A little effort will go a long way and add to your popu larity. You cant go wrong if you are helpful, under standing and fun to be with. ++++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Check out your cur rent position and you will find a way to make improve ments that will help you change your life. You will get ahead if you refuse to let others take over. Show everyone what you are capa ble of doing. +++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You have to divide your attention in order to take care of everything going on around you. Dont stop or relax until you have everything under control. Letting someone else take care of your business will be your downfall. +++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): An invest ment or deal will pay off if you are prepared to wheel and deal. Be creative with your money and you will invite new opportunities that promise greater pros perity. Dont trust anyone to do as good a job as you. +++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): A commit ment may be your way of keeping the peace, but if you dont want to honor your promise, your stress level will mount. Romance may be hot, but that doesnt mean you should jump into something you arent pre pared to finish. ++++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You will feel used and abused if you have allowed someone to dictate what you can and cannot do. Speak up and face the music. Its up to you to counter anything that some one offers that doesnt seem fair to you. ++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Take note of whats going on around you. Dont take a pass when you should be aggressive ly pursuing your goals. Participation will give you the chance to persuade oth ers to back your plan. Dont give up. +++++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Rely on your intuition to make the right decision financially, medically or legally. Look over personal papers and consider what you can do to improve your relationship with someone instrumental in helping you reach your goals. +++ CELEBRITY CIPHER Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.com THE LAST WORD Eugenia Last Divorced dads girlfriend wants nothing to do with his children Q Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS Joe Greene, 68; Kevin Sorbo, 56; Nia Vardalos, 52; Robert Irvine, 50; Jackie Sandler, 40; Ian Bohen, 38; Stephanie McMahon, 38; Kreayshawn, 25; Rocky Mauriello, 18. 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4BLAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDWEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24,2014 Classified Department: 755-5440 Lake City Reporter Classifieds Classifieds dial-a-pro Reporter Service DirectoryTo place a Reporter Service Directory Ad in Columbia and surrounding CountiesHighlight Your Reporter Service Directory Ad With A rtwork-Ask Your Representative For Details 386-755-5440 ServicesFREE Clean-up Pickup unwanted metals, tin, scrap vehicles, appliances & more. We recycle. 755-0133 or 288-3253 LegalEffective August 1st, 2014, Lawn Enforcement Agency, Inc. announ-ces its acquisition of ACut Above Lawn and Landscape of Gainesville, Florida as well as Noland Landscape Maintenance of Lake City, Florida.Lawn Enforcement Agency, Inc. will continue to provide the same profes-sionalism and specialized services that ACut Above and Noland Land-scape Maintenances existing cus-tomers are accustom to.In addition we look forward to offering a wide range of additional services that Lawn Enforcement Agency provides.10735977September 24, 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 resources 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. LegalFinancial 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 certification 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. Legal(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 following 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 Legalwithin 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 33% 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 Legalfuturas 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 cuales, a criterio del mdico, los beneficios del uso mdico de la marihuaLegalna 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,
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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 encarLegalgado 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 retencin o la eleccin de los jueces del condado, segn corresponda, al presentar una solicitud ante el super-visor de las elecciones. Dicha solici-tud deber estar firmada por un n-mero de electores igual a por lo me-nos el diez por ciento de los votos emitidos en el condado en la ltima eleccin presidencial efectuada. Los mandatos de los jueces de circuito y los jueces de condado sern de seis aos.SECCI"N 11. 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. Tales reglamentos, o cualquier parte de ellos, podrn ser derogados por las leyes generales promulgadas con la mayora de votos de cada cmara de la Asamblea Legislativa, o por el Tribunal Supremo de Justicia con el voto concurrente de cinco magistra-dos. Aexcepcin de las delibera-ciones realizadas por las comisiones judiciales de nombramientos, los procedimientos de las comisiones y sus registros debern estar abiertos al pblico. 05544281August 27, 2014September 24, 2014 020Lost & Found FOUND : 1 impact wrench Zebra Terrace 09/19 386-438-8825 Missing: 2 yr old small gray female tabby w/ID chip 9/15/14 Deputy J. Davis Lane area. 386-438-4307 100Job Opportunities05546175CustomerService Representative The Lake City Reporter seeks a dynamic individual for Customer Service Representative. This full time job will require multi-tasking and computer skills. Apply in person or send resume to: Mandy Brown 180 E Duval St Lake City, Fl 32055 or email:email@example.com NO PHONE CALLS 100Job Opportunities05546778Rountree Moore Automotive Group. Seeking highly motivated individual for sale position. Great income potential with benefits. No experience necessary. Call Chris Shelley today to set up your interview 386-758-6171 05546897Christian based organization seeking qualified individual for position of Director. Must have experience in marketing, public relations, financial development and fund raising. Applicant must be a member in good standing of a local Christian Church, committed to serving God, good people skills with a strong desire to help people in need, and ability to train and supervise volunteer staff. College degree preferred. Send resumes to Personnel Committee, P.O Box 2285, Lake City, FL32056. Deadline 9/28/14. Equal Employment Opportunity 05546898Christian based organization seeking qualified individual for Operations Manager. Responsible for day to day operations of center, including managing volunteers, financial responsibilities, maintaining office technology and facility maintenance and security. Must be a member in good standing of a local Christian Church, committed to serving God, good people skills with a strong desire to help people in need, strong organizational, management and supervisory skills, proficient with computers and computer programs. College degree preferred. Send resumes to Personnel Committee, P.O. Box 2285, Lake City, FL32056. Deadline 9/28/14. Equal Employment Opportunity 10735965EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COLUMBIACOUNTY Columbia County is accepting applications for Maintenance Technician I Public Works .Will perform manual work in maintenance of various County properties including ball fields, roadside parks, boat ramps, playgrounds and road right-of ways. Minimum requirements: High School diploma/G.E.D., 18 years of age.One (1) year experience in grounds keeping or similar maintenance work or any equivalent combination of training & experience. Valid FL drivers license required. Salary: $10.02 per hour plus benefits. Successful applicants must pass pre-employment physical, drug screening & criminal history check. Applications available on website: www.columbiacountyfla.com or the Human Resources Office, Board of County Commissioners, 135 Hernando, Suite 203, Lake City, FL 32055.(386)719-2025, TDD (386)758-2139. Deadline: 09/26/2014. AA/EO/ADA/VPEmployer. 10735967The Lake City Reporter, a daily newspaper seeks Independent Contractor Newspaper Carrier. Apply in person during normal business hours Monday Friday 8am 5pmNO PHONE CALLS 10736025The Lake City Reporter is now seeking qualified candidates for the position of Sales Associate This position requires self motivation and drive to assist business' within the community with their marketing and sales plans.Applying candidates must possess an energetic and professional attitude along with a clean driving history. Pay range is based on experience. This position is offered Salary plus uncapped Commission. Please send all resumes to twestberr y@ lakecityr epor ter .com or mail to: Attn: Theresa Westberry 180 East Duval Street, Lake City, FL32055 Framers needed with log home experience. Drug Free Workplace. Contact Blake Construction 867-0296. 100Job Opportunities10736000EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COLUMBIACOUNTY Columbia County is accepting applications for the position of Information Technology Desktop Support Specialist. Minimum requirements: Associates degree in computer science with minimum 4 years experience or A+CompTIA, Network+Microsoft MCP/MCSAcertifications strongly preferred. Computer desktop support experience may substitute for the educational requirement. Valid Florida Drivers License. Documentation of Certifications and Training. Successful applicant must be able to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screening. Salary is $40,000 annually plus benefits. Applications can be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office or online at www .columbiacountyfla.com Board of County Commissioners, 135 NE Hernando Ave, #203, Lake City, Florida 32055 or calling (386) 719-2025. TDD (386) 758-2139. Applications must be received on or before 9/29/14. AA/EEO/ADA/VP Employer. 10736069The Lake City Columbia County Chamber of Commerce is seeking a Receptionist. Please visitwww .lakecitychamber .com for more information. Country Skillit Hiring Cooks. Experience Only APPLYIN PERSON 12-2pm 41/441 S. of 75 Experienced retail meat cutter Full time, immediate opening. Ward's Supermarket family owned and operated retail grocery market in Gainesville, Florida. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org Infant/ToddlerTeachers $8.83 HR 40 hours DCF training required. Prefer 3 yrs relevant experience & CDA, FCCPC or ECPC. Excellent Benefits, Paid Holidays, Sick/Annual Leave Apply at: 236 SWColumbia Ave or send resume to: email@example.com Fax (386) 754-2220 or Call (386) 754-2225 EOE 120Medical EmploymentAvalon Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center Positions Available: Activity Director temporary position. Applicant must be certified in activities. Receptionist full-time position. Successful candidate must have computer knowledge. Rehabilitation Director full-time position. Successful candidate must be a licensed therapist. Please apply in person @ Avalon Healthcare, 1270 SWMain Street, Lake City, Florida 32025 Caretenders Home Care is looking for PRN OT& RN with home care experience. Please apply in person with a resume at 3593 NWDevane St. Lake City, FL. 32055. 120Medical EmploymentDENTALASSISTANT with temporary crown experience needed. Mon-Thurs.Please bring or fax resume to Oak Hill Dental Group, 272 SWBentley Place, Lake City. (386) 755-1466 fax Immediate openings for C.N.A's & L.P.N's apply in person at Still Waters Assisted Living Facility. Patient Advocate Full time Patient Advocate position for Family Health Center of Columbia County. Competitive pay and benefits. Duties include scheduling appointments for multiple physicians, answering a multi-line phone system, verifying insurance, checking patients in/out. Data entry, customer service and clerical skills a must. 1-3 years1 experience in a medical office setting preferred. Apply online at www .palmsmg.or g or by mail to Patient Advocate Position, 911 South Main Street Trenton, FL 32693. No phone calls please. EOE. LPN Needed Full Time LPN Position for Family Health Center of Columbia County. Applicants must have a current license in the State of Florida.Competitive pay and benefits.Apply to online at www .palmsmg.or g .or by mail to LPN Nursing Position, 911 South Main Street, Trenton, FL32693. No Phone calls please. EOE. Outr each and Eligibility Enr ollment Specialist Full Time (Grant Funded) Eligibility Enrollment Specialist position for Palms Medical Group.High School Diploma/GED required.Minimum of 2 yearsexperience in customer service.Experience with health insurance eligibility and enrollment preferred.Competitive pay and benefits.Apply online at www .palmsmg.or g or by mail to Outreach and Eligibility Enrollment Specialist, 911 South Main Street Trenton, FL32693. No phone calls please. EOE. The Health Center of Lake City has openings for CNAs. All shifts available. Apply in person at The Health Center of Lake City 560 SWMcFarlane Avenue Lake City, FL32025 EOE/ADADrug Free Workplace 240Schools & Education05546777Interested in a Medical Career?Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp Nursing Assistant, $499 Day 10/29/14 Phlebotomy national certifica-tion, $800 next class10/6/2014 LPN 9/29/14 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. 406Collectibles Swarovski Crystal annual pieces 1996 2008 with box. Other various pieces also 386-243-8019 430Garage Sales PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. Tuperware: Come see all the new products & gift ideas. Start your Christmas shopping early. Layaway avail. Morrells Flea Market 386-590-4085 Windsong Community Yard Sale: 2580 SWWindsong Circle Sat 9/27 8am-12pm Rain or shine YARD SALE Many more items: furniture, canoe, tools, books, knick knacks, all must go! 12884 CR 137, Wellborn SATONLY8-2 440Miscellaneous Denon Stereo, 5 speakers, sub woofer, remote control, all wiring, 400 watts original manual $150 386-935-0654 Double Sofa Sleeper Tan flower print $50 386-935-0654 Stereo Cabinet Oak finish, 4 shelves, 2 glass doors 36wx 20 D x 5excel cond $60 386-935-0654 520Boats forSale Wakeboard with case & rope used 1 time, excel cond $200 386-935-0654 630Mobile Homes forRent2 & 3 BR MH. $450 $700. mo. Plus Deposit. Water & Sewer Furnished. Cannon Creek MHP& other locations 386-752-6422 2BD/1BACOUNTRY setting, Branford area. $480/mo plus sec 386-590-0642 or 386-867-1833www.suwanneevalleyproperties.com 2BR/2BA Mobile Home 1260sqft $650/mo $500 dep No dogs over 10 pounds 386-365-4609 640Mobile Homes forSaleBrand New 2015 5BR/3BA$69,900 Setup & delivered 904-259-4663 waynefriermacclenny.com Must sell Must move 1991 Fleetwood Harbor Spring, 28X65 $15,000 OBO 386-288-1618 Palm HarborHomes limited time offer! $5K towards any exterior package. We have 24 wide, 26, 28 & 30 wide homes. 3 stock units reduced 26K, Homes from the $60's plantcity.palmharbor.com 800-622-2832 *Se habla espanol 650Mobile Home & LandLand/Home Package 1021 NE Cummings Way. 3BR/2BACity water & sewer $69,900 Call 904-259-4663 or 386-288-2374 Land/Home Package 158 Michelle Place 3BR/2BAon 2/5 acres $74,900 904-259--4663 Accredited Real Estate Mike Foster 288-3596 Just Reduced $15,000. 24x12 shed, 2 decks, (MH) Home as been meticulously maintained. MLS85035 $69,995 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent2 large bedrooms /1ba Apt. new carpet. $515mo $530 dep. CH/A, close to shopping & VA NO PETS 386-697-4814 2/1 w/garage & washer/dryer hookups. West side of town, Call for details 386-755-6867 DUPLEX 2BR/1BA, C/A& C/Heat, W/D hook up, 1 car garage, $545 month, no pets 1 month sec, 386-961-8075
6BLAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDWEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24,2014 Classified Department: 755-5440 386-364-1683 3076 95th Drive Live Oak, FL 32060 www.MusicLivesHere.com DOORS OPEN AT 6PM MUSIC STARTS AT 8PM FREE ADMISSION! Lunch Specials Open Tues. Fri. 11am 2pm DRINK SPECIALS! TUESDAYKaraokew/Teddy Mac 7PM THURSDAYKaraokew/Teddy Mac 7PM WEDNESDAYOpenfor Lunch 11am-2pm! FRIDAYLive Music8PM SATURDAYLive Music8PM Great Up Beat Country, Southern Rock & All Your Favorites! 8 PM Til Midnight Friday, September 26, 2014 Saturday, September 27, 2014 2008 Cadillac DTSLuxury 1st edition, 1 owner, always garaged & properly serviced. 71,500 miles. Excellent condition.$15,500386-397-4571 Want to sell it quickly? Call Melissa: 386-754-0401 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRentUnits for Rent 1BR/1BA$450.002BR/1BA$600.002BR/2BA$575.00 For more information call 386-867-9231 Up to $200 off 1st mo rent!1, 2 & 3BR apts. avail.$89 Deposit Pools, B-ball, gym & more! *FREE afterschool programWindsong AptsCall forourlow rent rates386-758-8455 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 ForRent3BR/2BA completely refurbished, appliances furnished, Fenced yard. $875 month. & $875 deposit 386-288-8401 4BR/1BA Very Large lot. Very Clean, fenced yard $895 mo. + $895. dep. 386-288-8401 Fort White, SWManatee Terrace 2BR/2BASingle Family 2000 sqft, 1 Acre Lot Lease or Cash Call For Details 877-499-8065 For Rent: Beautiful 3/2 brick home on 1/2 acre $995/mo. 386-752-5035X3910 7 days 7-7 ABar Sales, Inc Unfurnished 2 bedroom/1 bath house w/ CHAon 5 acres. $700.00 per month. First, last and security Firm. 386-292-2228 750Business & Office RentalsOAKBRIDGE OFFICE Complex Professional Office Available 725 SE Baya Dr Call 752-4820 805Lots forSale Accredited Real Estate Mike Foster 288-3596 Three Rivers Estate .92 ac, wooded, lots of trees, fenced. MLS87099 Reduced to $4,995 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 3BR/2BAw/garage 1890 SF Backs up to 100 ac. preserve Westside, 3 miles to Walmart B-2008 $159,900 386-243-8311 Hallmark Real Estate Home on 3.67 ac w/ SR 47 frontage, lg brs, new carpet, lg brick FP, great home/business location $220,000 Debbie King 365-3886 Poole Realty Glenda Mccall 208-5244 3/2, 1782 sf, 4 ac, lg LR, cabinets galore, 2 storage buildings $94,900 MLS77195 Accredited Real Estate Mike Foster 288-3596 2BR/2BAMH on 10.18 ac secluded, private rd, fenced, workshop MLS79707 $59,500 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 MLS81996 Move in read 3BR/2BA, lg kitchen, split floor plan $115,000 Remax, Sandy Kishton 344-0433 MLS84384 3BR/2BAall bells & whistles, pool, tile, carpet, hickory flooring, extra lg utility rm, FP. $198,900 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 MLS84671 3BR/2.5BA, 2592 sf, great rm w/FP, granite counter tops in kitchen $298,080 Poole Realty Kellie Shirah 208-3847 MLS84965 3/2 on lg lot overlooking White Lake. Open floor plan, 2 car garage $249,900 Poole Realty Kellie Shirah 208-3847 MLS85113 3/2.5 brick over 2600 sf, basement, 2 car garage on 43 ac, pasture, woods, pond and more $398,700 Poole Realty William Golightly 590-6681 Superbly maintained (TWMH) on 5 ac 3/2, very classy, turn key, MLS85666 $132,000 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Realty, Elaine Tolar 365-1548 Brick, split plan lg screened porch, open kitchen MLS85835 $164,900 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Realty, Elaine Tolar 365-1548 Brand new open floor plan, covered back porch cul-de-sac, quiet atmosphere MLS85835 $173,900 Remax Jo LytteRemax 365-2821 3BR/2BAon 9,37 ac, terrific kitchen, great master suite. Wood burning FP, back porch, so much more MLS85844 $165,000 810Home forSale Rockford Realty Group Equestrian lovers custom 4/3 on private 33+ ac estate, 10,000 sf of outbuilding space. Paved rd $429,900 Mike Lieneman 867-9053 MLS86036 Rockford Realty Group Wow! One of a kind 5BR/4.5BAon 6ac, gorgeous inside and out. Charles Sparks Jr 867-1798 MLS86036 Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert 397-3473 MLS86069 5BR/5.5BAw/over 4300 sf on over 5ac, in ground pool, beautiful property $260,000 Poole Realty Kellie Shirah 208-3847 MLS86216 3/2.5 Mediterranean style brick on 4.75 ac, jacuzzi tub, lg master suite, FPin living room $275,000 Remax TaylorGoes 344-7662 MLS86396 Gorgeous 4/2 on 22.95 ac, upgrades, FP, lg kitchen, working waterfall $369,000 Owner fin. avail. Country home on 4.23 ac, new kit floor & remodeled BA, fenced & cross fenced. MLS86423 Susan Holton Eagle 623-6612 Daniel Crapps Agency Remax Missy Zecher 623-0237 MLS86599 Vintage 4BR/2BA, remodeled, zoned as office, can be used as residence $95,000 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 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 MLS86659 4BR/2BA, lg great rm w/FP, open kitchen w/ breakfast nook $184,900 Denise Milligan-Bose Realty 397-3313 Spacious home, oak cabinets in kitchen, great rm, hand crafted stone FP, 1 ac, 2 car carport MLS86665 $129,900 Remax Missy Zecher 623-0237 MLS86708 Brick, upgraded bathrooms, covered patio overlooking enormous fenced yard $195,000 Rockford Realty Group 3/2, new construction, classic ranch, gourmet kit, lg covered porches, split floor plan, $259,000 Scott Stewart 867-3498 MLS86765 Hallmark Real Estate MLS86794 Home on 20+ ac, fence & game fenced, pole barn, extra storage, immaculate front & back porches $162,500 Janet Creel 719-0382 Remax Missy Zecher 623-0237 MLS86832 Custom build, over 2300 sf, sits on 4.5 ac 3BR/2.5BA, custom cabinets, 2 FPs. Ashow place $299,900 Hallmark Real Estate MLS86859 3BR/2BAon 5 ac w/oak trees, enjoy front or back deck. well kept & immaculate. Ron Feagle 288-2901 Stan Batten Real Estate 752-4402 MLS86868 3BR/2BADWMH on 10 secluded acres, pecan trees & hordwoods $69,995 Denise Milligan-Bose Realty 397-3313 Lg 3BR/2BA, 2 car garage, lg screened porch, great floor plan, one owner home MLS86944 $125,000 Century 21/Darby Rogers HeatherCraig 466-9223 3/2 beautifully remodeled, MH could be income producing, extra features galore! MLS86968 $185,900 Denise Milligan-Bose Realty 397-3313 2BR/2BAMH, lg front screened porch. MLS87026 $50,000 Poole Realty Anita Handy 208-5877 Just reduced 3/1.4 on 9 ac, has 2br/1ba upstairs, garage is unique, adorable home resembles a barn. MLS87055 $239,900 Stan Batten Real Estate 752-4402 MLS87078 Well maintained 2320 sf & 3094 under roof, huge oaks, FPin fam rm $207,900 Hallmark Real Estate MLS87116 Country club living, 4/3, wood burning FP, formal DR, covered porch, corner lot $189,000 Janet Creel 719-0382 Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert 397-3473 MLS87213 4BR/3BAplenty of rm, well established neighborhood $89,900 United Country-Dicks Realty MLS87215 Custom built 5BR/3BAon 34 secluded ac, wildlife, stocked pond, lots of storage MLS87215 $399,000 755-8585 Poole Realty Kelli Shirah 208-3847 3/2 block split floor plan, breakfast bar, 1 ac, no restrictions MLS87231 $124,000 Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty 623-6896 Patti TaylorPristine Equestrian estate. 4/2, granite countertops, hickory hardwood cabinets MLS87263 $240,000 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Realty, Sante Fe River 3/2, 1732 sf on 6.94ac over looking river. Must see MLS87323 $399,000 Sherry Ratliff 365-8414 Remax, Sandy Kishton 344-0433 MLS87374 3BR/2BAmaintained like its new, split plan, screened back porch, corner lot. Motivated owners. $129,900 Rockford Realty Group 3/2, lg kitchen, living room a d family room. Fenced backyard with large workshop. $107,500 Josh Silvis 623-4257 MLS87443 United Country-Dicks Realty MLS87456 Cypress cabin, 1-2BR, lg screened porch, great hunting/ camping retreat. approx 17 ac w/ planted pines $105,000 755-8585 Stan Batten Real Estate 752-4402 MLS87494 3BR/2BA, MH, screened porch, ingound heated saltwater pool, hot tub, maintained beyond belief$149,900 Remax TaylorGoes 344-7662 MLS87522 Beautiful 3/2, open floor plan, lg kitchen, breakfast rm. Energy efficient $259,000 Poole Realty Irvin Dees 208-4276 3/2 brick, updates, new floors & paint, immaculate, additional property avail. MLS87582 $129,000 810Home forSale Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 MLS87635 10 plus acres, 3/2 mfg home, screened front porch, lg kitchen $87,300 Stan Batten Real Estate 752-4402 MLS87653 3BR/2BA, 5.29 plus acres, custom built, oaks w/pasture, fenced & so much more $93,900 Stan Batten Real Estate 752-4402 MLS87653 Custom built on 5.29 ac. Home has 3303 sf, metal shed w/equip to maintain properly $249,900 Poole Realty Donna Dawson 288-5679 3BR/2BAon almost 5 ac, 10x18 screened porch (Mhome) walk in shower. MLS87682 $49,900 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Realty, Custom brick on 5.5 ac 3BR/2BA, screened patio, salt pool, detached guest quarter MLS87705 Ruth Roberson 965-7579 $369,000 Stan Batten Real Estate 752-4402 MLS87711 Well maintained home in 55+ community 3/2, ceramic tile 2 car garage $93,900 Stan Batten Real Estate 752-4402 MLS87711 Well maintained home 55+ comm., ceramic tile in kitchen, LR & hallway, 2 car garage $93,900 Century 21/Darby Rogers HeatherCraig 466-9223 SWMH, 2BR/2BAon a nice .537 ac lot. Make offer! MLS87712 $24,900 Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty 623-6896 Patti Taylor Plantation home 4/2.5, custom pool pavilion & salt water pool, cherry cabinets. Amust see! MLS87714 $289,500 Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 Great for first time buyer, new carpet, paint, ceramic tile. 3BR/1.5BA, fenced, landscaped. MLS87764 $94,900 Remax TaylorGoes 344-7662 MLS87783 4/2, extraordinary condition, open floor plan, enhanced landscaping $184,900 Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 Updated home, open floor plan, garden tub, screened back porch, new stainless appliances MLS87788 $189,900 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 MLS87814 Gorgeous lake front 4BR/3BA, 2919 sf, fireplace, well maintained $198,000 Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert 397-3473 MLS87873 3BR/1BA, 1742 sf, nice, spacious vaulted ceilings, screened porch $116,900 Rockford Realty Group 4/2 Country craftsman style, open floor plan, high ceilings, lg covered porches $189,000 Mark Cook 28-9378 MLS87916 Poole Realty Donna Dawson 288-5679 Move in ready, picturesque 4.61 ac w/garage & several out buildings, covered deck MLS87917 $79,900 Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert 397-3473 MLS87944 Lg DWMH on 2 plus ac, 5BR/3BA, FP& more $74,9000 Rockford Realty Group One of a kind custom home, gorgeous interior, master suite, 2 car garage, additional garage w/living quarters. Mark Cook 288-9378 MLS87975 3/2, great equestrian area w. gorgeous land, fenced & cross fenced, horse stalls, fruit trees, $110,000 MLS87977 Susan Holton Eagle 623-6612 Daniel Crapps Agency Remax Jo LytteRemax 365-2821 3BR/2BA, well maintained DWMH on 5 ac, fenced, trees shaded, 2 car carport, 2 out buildings, must see MLS88025 $79,900 Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert 397-3473 MLS88032 3BR/2BA, den, Fam. rm, great for 1st time buyer. Sold as is!! $55,000 Rockford Realty Group Gorgeous unique A-frame 1br/2ba upstairs loft could be converted to addl brs. $239,000 Charles Sparks, Jr. 867-1798 MLS88033 Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert 397-3473 MLS88038 Charming 3/1 on 5ac, fireplace, well maintained $69,900 Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 Custom build split floor plan, lg master suite, jacuzzi tub, kitchen granite countertops. MLS88041 $179,900 Hallmark Real Estate MLS88059 4/3 screened pool & grilling area, lg LR & fam rm, full in-law ste w/ seperate entrance. $199,000 Teresa Spradley 365-8343 Remax TaylorGoes 344-7662 MLS88072 Beautiful 4/2, well maintained, split floor plan, screened back porch, storage shed, fenced. $115,000 Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 4BR/2BA, 2671 sf, open kitchen, lots of pantry space & countertop, Fla room, stone FP, 2 car garage MLS88108 $159,900 Century 21/Darby Rogers HeatherCraig 466-9223 Prestigious golf club community. 4/2, 2671 sf, lg open kitchen, Fla rm, stone FPMLS88108 $159,900 River home approx 5ac w/300 ft river frontage, lg screen porch w/breathtaking view MLS88110 $259,900 Susan Holton Eagle 623-6612 Daniel Crapps Agency Poole Realty Anita Handy 208-5877 4/3, 2701 sf, oaks surrounding screened porch, magnificent built. MLS88114 $349,000 Stan Batten Real Estate 752-4402 MLS88127 Recreated pool home. All new carpet & tile, paint, fixtures, appliances, swimming pool w/hot tub. $189,900 Remax Missy Zecher 623-0237 MLS88162 on 20 ac, 2850 sf Cypress log home 3/2, loft on 2nd level, hardwood floors, stocked pond, $455,000 Remax Missy Zecher 623-0237 MLS88192 Immaculate home, 3BR/2BA, spacious family room on 1 ac $142,000 810Home forSale Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 Country home, open floor plan, lg BRs, vinyl plank flooring throughout MLS88169 $184,900 Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty 623-6896 Patti Taylor 2 homes on 62.44 ac. Custom 3/2 site built & 3/3 Palm Harbor MH MLS88174 $499,000 Poole Realty Nelda Hatcher 6888067 Lovely 3/2 on 1 ac, lg LR w/FP, detached carport, room for 2 RVs, fenced, nice trees MLS88175 $69,000 Remax TaylorGoes 344-7662 MLS88181 Well maintained 3/2, split floor plan, lg open living rm, spacious kitchen, garden tub. $135,500 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 MLS88191 Country living 3BR/2BAmfg home, front & back deck, country kitchen $60,000 Remax, Sandy Kishton 344-0433 MLS88193 3BR/2BA, spacious, Alligator Lake, fam rm, sun room, separate formal dining & living. $175,000 Stan Batten Real Estate 752-4402 MLS88210 Spacious home 2232 heated sf, formal LR on 1/2 ac, shed, fenced, brick const. Fla room $129,900 Stan Batten Real Estate 752-4402 MLS88212 3/2 with laminate wood floors, lots of cabinets, screened porch, brick, 2432 sf $148,900 Remax Jo LytteRemax 365-2821 Country home, updated, new kitchen, super sized fam rm, new barn, fenced, lots of wildlife on property MLS88215 $139,900 Poole Realty David Mincey 590-0157 3/2 on 10 ac, hickory cabinets, Tenn stone FP, motherin-law quarters, pecan trees & more MLS88221 $295,000 Poole Realty Anita Handy 208-5877 3/2.5, 1998 sf, plenty of storage, large BRs, wood floors MLS88223 $85,000 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Realty, Mary Brown Whitehurst 965-0887 MLS88236 3/2 in town, lg back yard, new ceramic tile in kitchen & more $69,900 Hallmark Real Estate MLS88239 3BR, many upgrades, fresh paint, new carpet, new roof, 12x20 storage shed, fenced w/3gates $74,900 Paula Lawrence 623-1973 Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 Great house, well maintained, newer tile, very nice corner lot MLS88247 $172,500 United Country-Dicks Realty MLS88282 402, corner lot, lg MBR w/garden tub & walk in close, fenced back yard & screened porch $99,000 755-8585 3/2, lg master suite, DR & MBR open to screened lanai $225,000 MLS88305 Susan Holton Eagle 623-6612 Daniel Crapps Agency Lovely gardens & courtyards, restored home/office/boarding huse, former Bed & Breakfast. $199,000 MLS88314 Susan Holton Eagle 623-6612 Daniel Crapps Agency 810Home forSale Remax Missy Zecher 623-0237 MLS88178 3BR/2BA well maintained, updated laminate flooring, wood burning FP, great location $129,000 River communit home 2/2, RV shelter & 3 car parking. Move in ready. Wrap around porch. MLS88311 Susan Holton Eagle 623-6612 Daniel Crapps Agency Rockford Realty Group 5/4, MBR ste, great rm w FP, open kit., upstairs bonus rm, 3car garage $430,000 Charlie Sparks 755-0808 MLS82876 Rockford Realty Group Beautiful 2/2 on almost 2ac on the Sante Fe River 1/4 miles from Sante Fe /Ichetucknee river junc. $275,000 Mike Lieneman 867-9053 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 Rockford Realty Group 265+ acre property features 100 ac of 15 yr old planted pines, 70 ac pasture, fenced $795,000 Charlie Sparks 755-0808 MLS84305 Poole Realty Donna Dawson 288-5679 14.97 ac farm 3BR/2BA, lg fam room, screened porch, some fencing MLS87023 $115,000 Remax TaylorGoes 344-7662 7.9 acres in Lake City Only $19,900 830Commercial PropertyRockford Realty Group Great investment property-professional office center w/6255 sf. part is dental office. 3600sf is unfinished. Charlie Sparks 755-0808 MLS83998 830Commercial PropertyRockford Realty Group Self storage facility on Lake Jeffery Rd. 3.31 ac w/124 non-climate controlled storage units, 15,000 sf. $339,000 Charlie Sparks 755-0808 MLS87785 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Realty, Commercial Lease. Rent downstairs or entire space. MLS88017 Mary Brown Whitehurst 965-0887 850Waterfront PropertySuwannee River front property 5.13 ac approx 1/2 mile from Sante Fe River, Suwannee County Parcel #11-07S-0456300.9000 $32,500 386-867-1687 870Real Estate WantedWe buy houses! Sell your house fast! Fast Cash! Call (386) 487-6952. 880Duplexes 22BR/2BA duplexs, 950 sf each, new renovated w/carport & utility room. McFarlane St $700/mo $500/dep 386-365-4609 951Recreational Vehicles1999 FLEET/TITAN RV ONLY21,542 miles Asking $19,000 OBO 386-752-8421 RECYCLE YOUR Lake City Reporter