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The Lake City reporter

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The Lake City reporter
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Lake City reporter (Lake City, Fla. 1967)
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Lake City, FL
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Community Newspapers Inc., Todd Wilson - Publisher
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May 23, 1884
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Daily (Monday through Friday)[<1969>-]
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United States -- Florida -- Columbia -- Lake City
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30.189722 x -82.639722 ( Place of Publication )

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Vol. 95, no. 4 (Oct. 5, 1967)-
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First reading for $55M city budget, See 2A + PLUS >> Tigers host Fort WhiteVOLLEYBALL A real-life olive gardenFEATURESee below See Page 1B Lake City ReporterWEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2018 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | $1.00 LAKECITYREPORTER.COM CALL US: (386) 752-1293 SUBSCRIBE TO THE REPORTER: Voice: 755-5445 F ax: 752-9400 Vol. 143, No. 373 TODAYS WEATHER Obituaries . . . . . . 3A Opinion . . . . . . 4A Advice & Comics . . 3B Puzzles . . . . . . . 2B DEAR PHARMACISTFour amazing health benefits of prunes, 6A. 90 70Chance of storms, 2A Texting probe target was a coach Thomas Cheek, who has resigned, was an asst. JV football coach.By CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comThe Columbia County School District has released the name of the Fort White Middle-High School teacher who quit over alleged inappropriate texts with a student. Thomas Cheek turned in his resignation last week after the district launched an investigation into the messages, said Superintendent Lex Carswell. Cheek was a high-school level math teacher and junior varsity assistant football coach at the combined 6-12 school. His resignation will go before the School Board on Tuesday. District officials suspended TEXTING continued on 2A Man jailed in violent rampageBy COREY ARWOODcarwood@lakecityreporter.comA late night knock at the door led to the aggravated assault and attempted rape of a Suwannee County woman, followed by the arrest of a Lake City man who reportedly broke her nose and held her at knifepoint, law enforcement said. The woman managed to escape her attacker after running outside wearing only a sweater and sounding a car horn to alert neighbors, according to the Suwannee County Sheriffs Office. She then hid in nearby woods half an hour her while her captor fled naked, the report said. The entire incident lasted roughly an hour, from approximately 2 to 3 a.m., on Monday at a resiATTACK continued on 2AFORT WHITE Plea deal in fatal crashFILEIn this Nov. 24, 2017 file photo, state troopers gather evidence and search the personal belongings of a bicyclist killed on U.S. 90 to determine his identity. The man whose car hit him struck a plea deal on Tuesday. Story, 2A. 2A Resignation goes before School Board on Tuesday.A real-life olive garden Pearce City election certified despite questionsBy CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comThe election results certified by the countys canvassing board for two contested Lake City Council races encountered no resistance from the sitting council members. The City Council Canvassing Board on Tuesday voted to accept the results from their county counterparts declaring Chris Greene the winner in the District 14 race and incumbent Eugene Jefferson the victor in District 14. The council accepted the Aug. 28 election with minimal discussion. COREY ARWOOD/Lake City ReporterJeanne and Howard Van Arsdall are owners of Little Pond Olive Farm. Jeanne is holding a handful of Arbequina olives, which fill the roughly 530 trees found in their orchard off west U.S. Highway 90. Harvesting began over the weekend and the Van Arsdalls said this is likely the first crop ever harvested in the region. Story, 6ACOURTESYOlives at various stages of development.COURTESYOlives growing at Little Pond Olive Farm. Faces sexual battery, agg. assault charges. ELECTION continued on 2A A3

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By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comAustin Chase Bielinski, the driver facing multiple charges in the 2017 hit-andrun death of a bicyclist on U.S. 90, agreed to a plea bargain arrangement and will serve four years in prison. Bielinski, 24, was also sentenced to three years probation after prison and to pay court costs and restitution to the funeral home for the victims cremation services. In addition, his drivers license was sus pended for three years and he has to begin completing 100 hours of community service within 60 days of his release from pris on. Bielinski was facing charges stemming from the Nov. 24, 2017 death of Conrad M. Lotts, 63, of Lake City. He was originally facing charges for leaving the scene of a crash with personal injury or death, vehicular homicide and driving while license suspended/revoked (sec ond offense) but instead pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of a crash involving with personal injury or death and driving while license suspended/revoked charges. The prosecution agreed to nolle pros, or not pursue, the vehicular homicide charge. He agreed to the terms of the deal on Aug. 22 before Third Circuit Court Judge Paul Bryan. According to Florida Highway Patrol reports, Lotts was hit while riding a bicycle around 10:30 a.m. at the intersection of U.S. Highway 90 and Cole Terrace, struck by a 2005 Pontiac G6 driven by Bielinski. Angela Bielinski, his wife, was also in the vehicle when the crash occurred. After hitting Lotts, Bielinski fled the scene by driving west on U.S. 90, according to a press release. He was found and arrested later that day. Bielinski posted bond three days after being booked into the Columbia County Detention Facility. In February prosecutors filed vehicular homicide charges against him. 2A WEDNESDA Y, SEPTEMBER 5, 2018 LOCAL LAKE CITY REPORTER 7a 1p 7p 1a 6a LAKE CITY ALMANAC SUN MOON UV INDEX EXTREME: 10 minutes to burn T odays ultra-violet radiation risk for the ar ea on a scale fr om 0 to 10+. FYI An exclusive service brought to our readers by The Weather Channel. SPONSORED BY City THE WEATHER WEA THER HISTORY Pensacola Tallahassee Panama City Valdosta Daytona Beach Cape Canaveral Gainesville Lake City Ocala Orlando Jacksonville Tampa West Palm Beach Ft. Myers Ft. Lauderdale Naples Miami Key West TEMPERATURESNormal high Normal low PRECIPITATIONMonth total Year total HI LO LO HI LO HI LO HI LO HI ThursdayFriday Cape Canaveral Daytona Beach Fort Myers Ft. Lauderdale Gainesville Jacksonville Key West Lake City Miami Naples Ocala Orlando Panama City Pensacola Tallahassee Tampa Valdosta W. Palm Beach Sept 9 Sept 16 Sept 24 Oct 2 NewFirstFullLast Quarter Quarter Scripture of the DayFor our soul is bowed down to the dust: our belly cleaveth unto the earth. Psalm 44:25 (KJV) Thought for Today Winning Lottery Numbers Pick 3: (Monday p.m.) 7-0-5 Pick 4: (Monday p.m.) 1-4-5-0 Fantasy 5: (Monday) 12-13-20-31-34 QUICK HITS Submissions The Lake City Reporter accepts photographs and caption information to run at the discretion of the editor. If you would like to see your organization in the newspaper, send the picture and information to associate editor Steve Wilson at swilson@lakecityreporter.com. HOW TO REACH USMain number ........ (386) 752-1293 Fax number .............. 752-9400 Circulation ............... 755-5445 Online ... www lakecityreporter com The Lake City Reporter an affiliate of Community Newspapers Inc., is published Tuesday through Friday and Sunday at 180 E. Duval St., Lake City, FL 32055. Periodical postage paid at Lake City, FL, Member Audit Bureau of Circulation and The Associated Press. All material herein is property of the Lake City Reporter Reproduction in whole or in part is forbidden without the permission of the publisher. U.S. Postal Service No. 310-880. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Lake City Reporter P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL 32056. Publisher Todd Wilson ..... 754-0418 (twilson@lakecityreporter.com)NEWSEditor Robert Bridges ..... 754-0428 (rbridges@lakecityre porter.com)ADVERTISING ......... 752-1293 (ads@lakecityre porter.com)CLASSIFIEDTo place a classified ad ...... 755-5440BUSINESS.............. 754-0419CIRCULATIONHome delivery of the Lake City Reporter should be completed by 6:30 a.m. Tuesday through Friday, and by 7:30 a.m. on Sunday. Please call 386-755-5445 to report any problems with your delivery service. In Columbia County, customers should call before 10:30 a.m. to report a service error for same day re-delivery. After 10:30 a.m., next day re-delivery or service related credits will be issued. In all other counties where home delivery is available, next day re-delivery or service related credits will be issued. Circulation ............... 755-5445 (circulation@lakecityreporter.com)Home delivery rates(TuesdayFriday and Sunday) 12 Weeks ................... $26.32 24 Weeks ................... $48.79 52 Weeks ................... $83.46Rates include 7% sales tax.Mail rates12 Weeks ................... $41.40 24 Weeks ................... $82.80 52 Weeks .................. $179.40 Lake City Reporter Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. Thomas A. Edison, 1847-1931, U.S. inventor See an error? The Lake City Reporter corrects errors of fact in news items. If you have a concern, question, or suggestion, please call the editor. Corrections and clarications will run in this space. Thanks for reading.Plea deal in cyclists deathCheek with pay on Aug. 29 amid an internal investigation. A resignation came two days later, prompting district officials to end their probe and send the findings to the Florida Department of Education. Tallahassee will have the final say in whether Cheek can continue to teach in the state, Carswell said. Carswell declined to describe the messages, but said the district doesnt believe they are criminal. There were definitely some inappropriate texts, Carswell said. But it wasnt anything illegal. TEXTINGContinued From 1A Bielinski Austin Chase Bielinski sentenced to 4 years in prison for crash. First reading for $55M city budgetdence off rural 83rd Road in Branford. Ernest Wade Pearce, 36, of SE Myrtis Road, was placed in Suwannee County Jail on charges of kidnapping, burglary, aggravated assault with a weapon, sexual battery and theft at a bond of $112,500, jail records show. The victim told SCSO deputies she and Pearce had ended a relationship of two and a half years about a month earlier. She said Pearce had never lived at the residence and the two had a child in that time. Victim testimony found in the probable cause affidavit said Pearce was at her door knocking at roughly 2 a.m., and when she answered he allegedly forced his way in and went to the bedroom. The report stated Pearce forced her on the bed and undressed and when the she attempted to flee he grabbed her legs to keep her in the bedroom. After several attempts to get away Pearce reportedly hit the victim in the face three times, breaking her nose. Then he threatened her with what was described as a chefs knife he found in her bedroom. The defendant then pointed the knife at the victim stating, Im going to kill you, a line from the report said. Pearce allegedly took her phone to prevent her calling the police, and then after lowering the knife she ran for the door, the report said. Outside the woman reportedly pressed the car horn several times, and then hid in the woods. Afterward she told law enforcement that Pearce fled. Subsequent to utilizing the car horn, the defendant ran out of the residence without any of his clothing and fled from the property in the vehicle he arrived in, with the victims phone in hand, the report said. After waiting in the woods to see if Pearce would return, she said she went back in the house to find his shorts, with his cell phone ringing in the pocket.By CARL MCKINNEYcmckinney@lakecityreporter.comThe $55.67 million budget tentatively adopted by Lake City this week would cut spending across multiple departments, keep the property tax and fire assessment rates the same and fund three additional firefighters. During a hearing Tuesday night, the City Council gave a preliminary green light for the 20182019 budget prepared by newly hired City Manager Joe Helfenberger. The council will hold two more hearings before a final adoption vote, but state law prohibits any increases to the budget this late in the process, Helfenberger said. After the meeting, Helfenberger gave a general summary of the budget in his office. Its a finite amount of money and weve got to make it work smarter, he said. Year-to-year, the lions share of city tax funds goes to public works, law enforcement and non-departmental expenses such as agreements with developers, Helfenberger said. The coming year will be no different. The Lake City Police Department is the biggest expense at about $5.13 million. Public works is next at roughly $3.48 million. Non-department expenses come in third at about $3 million. The property tax rate is set at the stay same rate as the current fiscal year 4.9 mills. Property tax revenue accounts for 29 percent of the tentative budget. Forty percent the largest share comes from sources such as water, gas and sewer revenue. Thirteen percent comes from inter-governmental revenue, such as state or federal grants. Twelve percent is from franchise fees and permits. The rest is from service charges, interest earnings, fines, forfeitures and miscellaneous revenue. Multiple departments will see spending cuts under the tentative budget, Helfenberger said. Travel expenses were a prime target, as was a plan to purchase a non-vital GIS tracking system, he said. The cuts will let the Lake City Fire Department hire the three new firefighters without raising fire assessment rates, Helfenberger said. If we had to raise the fees, I wouldnt give them three, he said. Fire assessment rates are set to remain at $252.02 for single-family residential and $213.25 for multi-family residential. The rates are set at $.1619 per square foot for commercial properties, $.0443 per square foot for industrial properties or warehouses, and $50.40 for vacant or agricultural land. The city will look for ways to actively reduce fire fees in the future without affecting public safety, Helfenberger said. The city saved more than $300,000 in the budget by axing a proposal to bury utilities on Columbia Avenue because its not contractually required by the citys deal with Valdosta-based firm Integrity Development Partners for the Blanche Hotel renovation project, Helfenberger said. We cut out anything we were not obligated to pay, he said. Im not done skinning the cat on the Blanche, though. The council voted last year to give IDP $1 million and a $4.25 unsecured loan to guarantee a minimum occupancy level, on top of promising to bury utilities on Veterans Street estimated to cost more than $200,000. Down the line, the city needs to ensure the budget is taking full advantage of federal and state grants, Helfenberger said. A prime example is City Hall, he said, which has serious structural issues that might cost up to $1 million to fix but what if the work is eligible for a grant meant to preserve historic districts? So that were not just acceptably blindly that were going to spend money, Helfenberger said. Just congratulations to both candidates, said outgoing District 14 incumbent George Ward, who did not seek re-election. One cloud still hangs over the District 10 race the Third Circuit State Attorneys Office launched a probe last month into Jeffersons wife over alleged absentee voting fraud and has yet to announce any formal conclusion to the investigation. Jefferson beat challenger Vanessa George with 360 votes to her 339. There were 249 absentee votes cast for Jefferson. In the District 14 race, Greene scored 192 votes, beating candidates Befaithful Coker, who netted 64 votes, and Ricky Jernigan, who received 189 votes. The results were first certified by the countys canvassing board, which this year included County Commissioner Tim Murphy, Judge Tom Coleman and Supervisor of Elections Liz Horne. ELECTIONContinued From 1A ATTACKContinued From 1A

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LIFT, TIGHTEN & TONE YOUR FIGURE! by chromogenex Body Contouring Cellulite Reduction A Slimmer, Tighter Shape Non-SurgicalFor More Information, Please Call: 386-754-3627 Ext# 105Spa@PrimaryCareMedic.com Won Best Slimming Treatment of the Year Award in Paris The Intelligent Alternative to Liposuc tionBring in this ad to secure the introductory rate for the full 8 treatments! WE HAVE TREATED OVER 100 PATIENTS! Almost everyone knows what prunes are for, they help you get going! Your parents probably kept them in the cabinet, and offered them to you when you were a kid. Prunes are actually just dried plums, and theyre fruits of the tree species Prunus domestica, hence the name. Speaking of names, which would you rather eat? Prunes which help with bowel function, or dried plums? Honestly, which sound more palatable?! For purely marketing reasons, the name was changed which offer mass appeal. What they couldnt change was how shriveled up and sticky these guys are when you eat them! But dont let that hinder you because prunes have been scientifically proven to help soften stools and induce a laxative type effect due to their sorbitol content. Prune juice will not work because the actual fruit provides the fiber, juice does not. Do prunes have other medicinal benefits? Yes, surprisingly important ones too! Bones Prunes have been shown in multiple studies to prevent, and even reverse, bone loss in post-menopausal women. Theyre good for osteoporosis! Prunes work by suppressing the rate of bone turnover. In fact, prominent researchers wrote an article in the British Journal of Nutrition and after studying the fruits, they have come to conclusion that prunes are the most effective fruit in both preventing and reversing bone loss. Blood vessels A placebo-controlled trial out of Pakistan showed that eating just one serving of prunes each day could significantly lower blood pressure in hypertensive patients. Those who ate the prunes had a reduction in both their systolic and diastolic blood pressure (top and bottom numbers). Brain Eating prunes might preserve your brain. In an animal model study, feeding rodents an extract of plums helped to maintain their cognitive function. Not only was their memory recall improved, there was less formation of Beta amyloid plaques, which are the same damaging protein found in patients with Alzheimers disease. Even if everything is moving right along in your life, consider adding prunes to your diet if only to help you with blood pressure regulation, bone health and memory. Its mind-blowing to think such a simple thing could help so much. As a pharmacist, I see no risk to this, and only benefit. But of course, dont eat too many prunes or youll get diarrhea! If youre constipation is due to opiate usage (such as oxycodone or hydrocodone) then this would require an OTC medication such as MiraLAX. The prunes are fine, but will not be enough! If your constipation is secondary to hypothyroidism, prunes will not be enough. You will need thyroid medication. I have written about this extensively at my website. Prunes would be fantastic on a salad! Or just eat them whole. Recipes exist everywhere including my website where I also have a longer version of this article posted. If you simply cant stand prunes, then plums are a great alternative! Plums contain the same anthocyanins that prunes do, and they are even juicier!DEAR PHARMACIST Suzy Coheninfo@dearpharmacist.com www.SuzyCohen.comFour amazing health benefits of prunes UF Health researcher, collaborators share vision treatment awardBy Doug BennettUF HealthUniversity of Florida Health ophthalmology researcher William Hauswirth, Ph.D. and his collaborators are sharing in a $1.2 million international award for developing a sight-restoring treatment for people who have a genetic form of vision loss. The 2018 Antonio Champalimaud Vision Award recognizes Hauswirth and his colleagues for developing the first successful gene therapy to cure an inherited human disease. The disease, Leber congenital amaurosis Type 2, or LCA 2, is caused by a genetic defect. The 1 million euro (approximately $1.2 million) award from the Portugal-based D. Anna de Sommer Champalimaud and Dr. Carlos Montez Champalimaud Foundation is shared with University of Pennsylvania and University College of London researchers. The award lauds the six researchers efforts to design what the foundation called the elegant solution of providing functional replacement of the RPE65 gene in the eye. An ophthalmology pro fessor in the UF College of Medicine, Hauswirth spent decades developing and testing the gene therapy with University of Pennsylvania collaborators. The treatment, known commercially as Luxturna, was brought to market by a Philadelphia pharmaceutical company and approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in December. Hauswirth said he is honored to share the award with longtime collaborator Samuel G. Jacobson, M.D., Ph.D., a Penn ophthalmology professor. That partnership, as well as two decades of work with a Penn veterinary researcher, led to the development of gene therapies in animal models for a variety of genetic blindness, Hauswirth noted. This award will significantly aid our current quest with Penn, other universities in the United States and Israel and corporate partners to develop similarly effective gene therapies for more than a dozen other genetic forms of vision-robbing conditions in patients. Stay tuned! he said. Hauswirth said his share of the award about $165,000 will be used to advance research efforts to develop effective cures for blindness. Flexible research funds like this are rare and incredibly valuable in being able to jump quickly on any new results that may allow a different class of genetic blindness to also be attacked, he said. Hauswirths work on gene therapy for LCA2 started in the late 1990s. He provided a gene-delivery vehicle, known as an adeno-associated virus vector, to the Penn researchers. The treatment technique devised by Hauswirth uses a harmless virus to deliver a functional copy of a crucial, sight-saving gene to the retina. It was used to restore a dogs sight in 2001 and was later found to be safe and effective in humans. There are about 4,000 patients in the United States and Europe with LCA2, which affects specialized light and color-detecting tissue in the back of the eye. Treated patients had their vision improve by about 40,000-fold, Hauswirth and his Penn collaborator found during trials in humans. Almost all of the patients showed measurable vision improvements, he said. The Vision Award recognizes the broad array of discoveries that are needed to bring a new treatment to patients. Those include the basic science of the RPE65 gene, developing the tools to deliver genetic materials into cells, and testing the therapy in animals and humans. The winners are chosen by an international panel that includes Nobel Prizewinning scientists, distinguished clinician-scientists and prominent leaders in international development. The awards can be used to pursue more open-ended, creative research that otherwise might not get more conventional grant funding, the foundation said. Hauswirth Suzy Cohen is a Colorado-based pharmacist who got her start in Gainesville. The Lake City Reporter was the rst newspaper to carry her column. UF Health, CareSpot Urgent Care extend affiliation to Ocala locationBy Bill LevesqueUF HealthUniversity of Florida Health and CareSpot Urgent Care have extended their affiliation to include a CareSpot location in Ocala, a collaboration offering Marion County residents the option of UF Healths array of services for follow-up care. This complements the three CareSpot Urgent Care locations in Gainesville already affiliated with UF Health. This new Ocala affiliation went into effect Saturday. CareSpot in Ocala is located at 2415 SW College Road. The facility is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends, including holidays. The phone number is 352-237-3536. CareSpot manages all operations at its urgent care centers in Florida, and no staffing changes will occur at the Ocala location. We have been affiliated with UF Health in Gainesville for nearly 10 years, and we are excited to extend that affiliation to include our Ocala location, said Eric Enderle, CEO of CareSpot Urgent Care. CareSpot is committed to improving how people experience health care, and our affiliation with UF Health better positions us to achieve the vision. We are pleased that we can now offer our Ocala patients the option of accessing the broader resources of UF Health if they have a need for follow-up care. Ed Jimenez, CEO of UF Health Shands, said a strong and vibrant collaboration has developed between UF Health and CareSpot, and it seemed a natural progression to work together in Marion County. This venture is our next step in bringing UF Healths outstanding caliber of care to the residents of Marion County, Jimenez said. We have a commitment to the residents of the county and to the idea that top-tier health care need not be limited by geographic borders. At UF Health, we are continuously thinking about the needs of the communities we serve and we believe we can collaboratively build on the excellent foundation laid by CareSpot, he said. Together, we will offer the best patient care experience possible and make excellent health care more accessible to the community. CareSpot fills the gap for patients who might not be able to immediately see their primary care physician and for when the medical need is not serious enough for an emergency room visit, CareSpot officials said. Non-emergent medical conditions such as sprains, cuts, minor burns or upper respiratory infections can be treated at CareSpot locations, which also offer wellness care and occupational health care services such as X-rays, vaccinations, lab tests and physicals. Patients are never required to make an appointment, but online scheduling and callahead options are available. Walk-ins are always welcome. If a patient requires more specialized care or access to a primary care physician following an urgent care visit, CareSpot provides the option of arranging that care with UF Health. About CareSpot Urgent Care CareSpot Urgent Care is operated and managed together with MedPost Urgent Care, with both brands expanding together across the United States to provide immediate medical attention and treatment at 102 locations nationwide. Core service offerings for CareSpot and MedPost are urgent care, wellness, in-house lab work and X-rays, seasonal care, and occupational health. Care is available to patients in convenient locations with extended hours, including holidays and weekends. While never required, appointments are also available. Additionally, CareSpot.com and MedPost.com offer online check-in capabilities and can coordinate referral options when specialty or follow-up care is needed.

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We interrupt our daily commentary on politics and other ephemeral matters to defend baseball, because the timeless national game is wrongfully under attack. Baseball! The sport that perfectly encapsulates Americas twin passions for nostalgia and innovation is somehow caught between trends. Baseball, say the critics, is too slow and old-timey for modern tastes. Yet apparently baseball also has become too reliant on garish home runs and strikeouts. Spectators with limited attention spans apparently want to be spoonfed singles, doubles and ground balls, or theyll fall asleep. Even some ballplayers are complaining: I think baseball is the most exciting game when balls are put into play, As infielder Jed Lowrie told USA Today. When you have nine men coordinating on one particular play, with other people running around, I dont think theres another sport that has the type of action and strategy, all in one play. Wait a minute people running all over the field? Perhaps Lowrie is mistakenly describing football. Baseball is the game of pitch-by-pitch tension that delivers constant surprises to the attuned fan. A pitching duel can become a slugfest. The lull of a 3-2 count is interrupted by a player stealing second. And what a catch by the right fielder! The whining has led Major League Baseball to tweak some rules to speed the pace of play. More changes are threatened. The minor leagues now use a pitch clock and start extra innings with a base runner on second. Some people want MLB to ban the shift in which a manager redeploys fielders toward one side of the diamond to defend against hitters who pull the ball to right or left. Heres a suggestion for defeating the shift: coach batters to hit to the opposite field. The new worry is that baseball has become too much a contest between sluggers and fastball hurlers. The New York Times reported that 2018 could be the first year ever with more strikeouts than hits, a slowdown that worries many league officials. The reason batters hit fewer balls into play is that pitchers are stronger, which compels hitters to swing for the fences. Theres going to be a breaking point, Erik Neander, general manager of the Tampa Bay Rays, told the Times. In terms of purely watching a baseball game, seeing a few hundred pitches a night that arent put in play, theres not a lot about that thats entertainment. People dont come to see the umpire call a ball or a strike or a foul ball. Tampa Bay is mired in third place, so no wonder Neander is bored. Our objection to his statement is that he gives no credit to fans who appreciate the games many charms. Sure, dingers and 99 mph fastballs are exciting, but so is a backhand grab at shortstop. The game, which combines athleticism, skill and strategy, has many enduring wonders and doesnt need an overhaul. Lost interest in baseball? Maybe youre rooting for the wrong team. OPINION Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding counties by Community Newspapers Inc. W e believe strong newspapers build strong communities -Newspapers get things done! Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable community -oriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. Todd Wilson, Publisher Robert Bridges, Editor Jim Barr, Associate Editor Sue Brannon, Controller Dink NeSmith, President Tom Wood, Chairman LETTERS POLICY Letters to the Editor should be typed or neatly written and double spaced. Letters will be edited for length and libel. Letters must be signed and include the writer s name, address and telephone number for verification. W riters can have two letters per month published. Letters and guest columns are the opinions of the writers and not necessarily those 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 F AX: (386) 752 -9400. BY EMAIL: rbridges@lakecityreporter.com Wednesday, September 5, 2018 www.lak ecityreporter.com 4A Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding counties by Community Newspapers Inc. W e believe strong newspapers build strong communities -Newspapers get things done! Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable community -oriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. Todd Wilson, Publisher Robert Bridges, Editor Dink NeSmith, President Tom Wood, Chairman ANOTHER VIEW LETTERS TO THE EDITORImpeachment dilemmaImpeachment is the Democratic daydream, but most senior Democrats, who have been in Washington long enough to know how things actually work, are holding their tongues. If they cry impeachment now, with nothing more legally substantial than a wish and the dream, they only encourage Republicans to rally for November. Without control of the House, impeachment, which requires only a majority vote to indict, is unlikely. Without firm control of the Senate, conviction, which requires a three-fourths majority, is virtually impossible. In the wake of two legal setbacks to the Donald Trump administration, one the conviction of Paul Manafort, the early chairman of the Trump campaign, and the other a guilty plea from the presidents personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, Democrats insist that the United States is on the threshold of a constitutional crisis. Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California, the Democratic leader in the House minority, sent an urgent letter to her Democratic colleagues in the wake of the one-two punch of legal actions neither of which landed a legal blow on the president encouraging them to stand by for something good. Michael Cohens admission that he made payments to porn star Stormy Daniels during the presidential campaign under the direction of the president, to seal her lips about her relationship with Mr. Trump, implicates President Trump in a federal crime. The president is as good as impeached, right? Well, not so fast. The Democrats know a rush to impeachment now will eventually lead to a dead end, as daydreams usually do. Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York, the leader of the Democratic minority in the Senate, rushed to the floor of the Senate to fulminate with considerable energy, but he notably stopped short of calling for impeachment. Kamala Harris, the freshman senator from California, called the president an unindicted co-conspirator but reluctantly kept to the party line, lest invoking the wolf at the door now invite a backlash against Democrats in the midterms. Unable to jump on the impeachment bandwagon, Democrats are turning to rhetoric, though its difficult to find anything new to say, having exhausted original ways to say how much they despise the president. But Sen. Doug Jones of Alabama, who defeated the infamous Roy Moore, says the president is under a cloud. But the president is not the target now. Democrats think they can destroy Brett Kavanaugh, the presidents pick for the U.S. Supreme Court, as collateral damage. Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz, a liberal Democrat, calls the Cohen case a Catch-22 for the prosecution. Mr. Trump is entitled to pay hush money to anyone he wants during a campaign, Mr. Dershowitz tells MSNBC News. If Candidate Trump directed his lawyer to do it, and he would compensate the lawyer, hes committed no crime. If Cohen did it on his own, then it is a crime for Cohen but not for the president. But even if theres no crime, Democrats argue, this cloud is enough to delay Tuesdays opening of the confirmation hearings about Judge Kavanaughs nomination until later. Presumably that would be after the November elections, when Democrats think they have a good chance to win back the House and maybe even the Senate. Impeachment would be possible then. The idea that a delay until the midterms would put Judge Kavanaughs confirmation in peril is another liberal daydream. The idea that the White House is on its heels after the dual bombshells of the Manafort and Cohen cases is a narrative, not a fact. The narrative presumes voters care more about the hysteria of cable news and certain newspapers than about jobs and the soaring economy. Like so much of the Democratic sound and fury, the narrative is noisy but not necessarily true.Dont blame the game Washington Times McCain a hero by any measureTo the Editor: If you want to know someones true character, GIVE THEM POWER! Old saying, but still rings true. As if he didnt have power enough already, he has to use MY Flag to make a point! A lowly gesture !! If I were in that office, I would sign an executive order to fly it at half mast 24/7 to honor those who have served and still serve this land, to honor those who are still missing, to honor police officers who die every day so that I can be safe. John McCain is not a hero? I prefer those who werent captured!?? Well, lets explore that one. What is a hero, anyway? Heroes come in all shapes and sizes, and occupations. A POW who spent ANY amount of time in an enemy cell is surely a hero. I mean, it isnt like Lieutenant John McCain purposely allowed his plane to be shot down as he was on a bombing run just to be captured, with both arms broken and one of his legs, and broken ribs, and then to be manhandled as he was pulled from the wreckage. Wow, that must have been fun, huh! HE never called himself a hero!! Those who WERENT captured have come home with their souls trapped inside the prisons of their own bodies, with no arms, legs, faces shot off, brain injuries, PTSD, and more. They are POWs inside the confines of their own body, but, they werent captured! Nope, not in the way that other POWs were, anyway. They are literally still considered a Prisoner of WAR to me, and I am the daughter of a man who knew what the meaning of war was. But, Dads story is a whole other one. Pettiness has got to go!!! Grudges inside the confines of the walls of our government have got to GO! No matter WHO is involved. We VOTE for these people, and I voted for this president, but, as a person, I like him less and less every day. Its always something that makes everything about the man instead of my country. I hope he reads this somehow, and tries his very best to just grow up. And, be a man! A mans man!! I am sure I have offended some with my thoughts, but so be it. The freedom of the press is an amazing thing. IF the editors print what we write, the way we write it. By the way, that flag that flies over the White House belongs to ME, too!!! Have a beautiful day, and remember those who serve with honor and courage, and be faithful in not holding a grudge against a human being who cannot physically endure the toll that being tortured takes on the body and the mind!!!! John McCain couldnt even comb his own hair because of the way his hands were tied behind his back, and he was hung from his elbows for hours at a time. He couldnt even put his own jacket on. Of course, it wasnt only John McCain, and, it wasnt only Vietnam!! Its a matter of, am I an American, or not!!! Do I support our service members or not!!! Do I support our Police Force or not !! OH, this is a little off track, but, also remember the Navajo Native Americans who made a difference in WW II with being able to use their language to baffle the Japanese because they had no way to interpret it. They were also heroes, but get little recognition. I dont blame them for keeping to themselves, all Native Americans, especially those who served and were treated like, well, you know!!!!! I really need to write a book. Rest in peace, Officer John McCain. You have earned it. Whether I always agreed with you or not, and whether you would have agreed with me, at this point in your career, Sir, those things are below my pay grade. I offer my condolences to your loving family. And, I wish that I could say something at your services. You werent perfect, but you never tried to act like you were!! I thank you for all of the Thanksgivings and Christmases that I was free and you were not! I thank you for your ability to keep going, against ALL odds. Mavericks dont walk the beaten path. They make their own. Barbra Griffin Lake City Chicago TribuneThe whining has led Major League Baseball to tweak some rules to speed the pace of play. More changes are threatened.

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WEDNESDA Y, SEPTEMBER 5, 2018 LOCAL LAKE CITY REPORTER 5A Construction/Debris Containers Available755-706015 yd. 20 yd. 30 yd. 40 yd. Delivered to your job site today. To submit your calendar item, stop by the Reporter oce or email Associate Editor Steve Wilson at swilson@lakecityreporter.com COMMUNITY CALENDAR COURTESYA handmade token of appreciationRichard T. Schmelz of High Springs, pictured with Chief Deputy Major Joe Lucas, made this clock from hand and recently presented it to the Columbia County Sheriffs Office in appreciation for all that CCSO does for the community. Schmelz has also made several other clocks for other sheriffs offices such as Suwannee County, as well as the Highlands, Branford and High Springs Police Departments. CCSO extended thanks to Mr. Schmelz for his gift and support.TodayFriendship luncheonToday, at 11:30 a.m., the Lake City Newcomers Friendship Luncheon will be at The Country Buffet in the Lake City Mall on US 90. All members and friends are welcome. Please come and meet new friends. Please contact Joan Wilson 386-438-8999 for more information. Olustee Festival meetingThe Blue Grey Army, Inc., sponsoring organization for the Olustee Battle Festival will be today, at the Central Building Room 130, located behind the School Administration Building on E. St. Johns Street at 5:30 p.m. All committee members are encouraged to attend. New volunteers are welcome to join the group if you are interested. For information call 755-1097. ThursdayVolunteers neededCommunity Hospice and Palliative Care recently opened a new office at 163 SW Stonegate Terrace, Suite 105, Lake City. We are looking for volunteers to serve in several different capacities including: relief visits for our patients families, pet therapy, veteran pinning and clerical help.   V isit our web site, Volunteer. CommunityHospice.com to learn more about our volunteer on-boarding process and to complete a volunteer application.Preschool StorytimePreschool Storytime, a library program for families with preschoolers, is held on Thursdays at 11 a.m. at the main branch of the Columbia County Public Library, at 308 NW Columbia Ave. in downtown Lake City. For more information about the librarys childrens programs, call 386-758-2101.Bingo at Amer. LegionBingo games are offered every Sunday, Monday and Thursday at 6:45 p.m. at the American Legion Post 57, 2602 SW Main Blvd. in Lake City. There are three $250 jackpots each night. Quarter games are played at 3 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays. Refreshments are available at reasonable prices. For more, call 752-7776.FridayBaby & Me Baby & Me, a library program for parents and babies, is held on   Fridays at 11 a.m. at the main branch of the Columbia County Public Library,   308 NW Columbia Ave. in downtown Lake City. For more about the librarys childrens programs, call 386-758-2101.SaturdayRHS meetingThe Richardson High School Alumni Round up meeting, will take place Saturday, September 8, 2018 at noon at the Richardson Community Center. For further infor mation call CB at 386-7520815.Veterans Vintage eventLadies Vintage Tea, hosted by the American Legion Auxiliary, will take place Saturday, September 8, from 1 to 4 p.m. $25 per adult, $15 for children aged 7-16. Proceeds to benefit local veterans programs. Come dressed in your best vintage costume or hat, or try one of theirs. American Legion Post 57, 2602 SW Main Blvd., Lake City. For more information contact Maryann at 386-843-2353 or Lisa at 386-466-2851.Old Time Music WeekendCome enjoy a weekend of music, nature and fun along the banks of the Suwannee River at the Stephen Foster Old Time Music Weekend on September 7 9, in historic White Springs, Florida. This three-day event offers participants in-depth instruction in old-time music techniques on the banjo, guitar, vocals, and fiddle for all levels. Concerts Evening Concerts will be presented in the Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park Auditorium on Friday and Saturday nights at 7 p.m. Instructors will be demonstrating their prowess on fiddle, banjo, guitar, and vocals! Concert Tickets are $10 at the door. Workshops Instructors will be leading workshops in fiddle, banjo, guitar, and vocals. For more information call the Events Team at 386397-7005 or visit www.floridastateparks. org/park-events/StephenFosterUpcomingHealth ClinicShepherds Hands Free will be hosting a medical clinic at St. James Episcopal Church, corner of McFarland and Bascom Norris Rds. on Thursday, September 20 at 5:30 p.m. For more information call Marcia Kazmierski at 7522461 or the church at 752 -2218.Living History WorkshopsPre-registration is now open for an 1860s Corset Sewing Workshop for Living-History enthusiasts who wish to start or add to their 1860s re-enacting wardrobe. The workshop is part of a LivingHistory Beginner Basics Series hosted by the Lake City-Columbia County Historical Museum. Registration, Orientation and corset measurements is Saturday, Aug. 25 at 9:45 a.m. at the Museum with follow-up construction workshops on Saturday, Oct. 6 and Nov 3, 10 a.m. 2 p.m. Supplies are included and the cost of the workshop will vary depending on amount of supplies needed by participant. Middle to advanced sewing skills are recommended. Pre-registration is now open for an 1860s Drawn Bonnet Sewing Workshop for Living-History enthusiasts who wish to start or add to their 1860s re-enacting wardrobe. Registration and Orientation is Saturday, Aug 18 at 9:45 a.m at the museum with a follow-up construction workshop on Saturday, Sept. 15, 10 a.m. 2 p.m.. Beginner to middle sewing skills are needed. Supplies are included and the cost of the workshop is approximately $40 but may vary depending on supplies selected by participant. A Museum Volunteer Orientation meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 21 at 6 p.m. Those that are interested in being part of the Museums Night at the Museum Haunted Historic Tours, Olustee LivingHistory Event or interested in becoming a Museum volunteer host are encouraged to attend this volunteer orientation and registration. To preregister contact Paulette Lord at 386-9611243 or PM the Museum at their Facebook page.Art exhibitionThe Live Oak Artists Guild, in partnership with the Suwannee River Regional Library, will be presenting their annual fine arts exhibition September 10-21, 2018. All artists, age 18 or older, are eligible and invited to submit an application. Applications, with an entry fee of $25 for members or $35 for non-members, must be submitted by August 20. A photo or digital image of your artwork must be submitted with the application. Applications are avail able at the following locations: The Frame Shop & Gallery and the Suwannee River Regional Library. Or, artists may save and print the application from our blog: http://theloag. blogspot.com/. If you have any questions, please contact Suzanne Marcil, Chairperson for Autumn Artfest 2018, at 386-3627308 or Chris Flanagan at 386-362-5574 and leave a message for a call back. The Autumn Artfest 2018 awards will be determined by the entries and donations received. A minimum of $1000 will be awarded. Artwork selected for these awards will be exhibited at a special Featured Exhibition at the Suwannee River Regional Library, from September 24 to October 5.Take Time to be KindLiteracy Day will take place Saturday, September 15, from 9 a.m.2 p.m, at Oleno State Park, 410 SE Oleno Park Road in High Springs. Entry is free with a new or gently used childrens book or library card. Come join us on to celebrate Take Time To Be Kind, a day of reading and fun for children of all ages! All donated books will go to support the Gentle Carousel Miniature Therapy Horses and will be redistributed to children in other programs. Booths will be set up by High Springs and Columbia County libraries. There will be entertainment aplenty storytelling, childrens activities and a ranger led river walk. Hot dogs and burgers will be available for purchase. Also featured will be Sunrise Wildlife Rehabilitation, Opossum Trivia featuring Nova the Virginia opossum, and storytelling, an antique toy demonstration, arts and crafts by the Dudley Farm Staff. The   Gentle Car ousel Miniature Therapy Horses will begin at noon with Ranger Scout and others. For more information contact James South and 386-454-0723.CARS to Hold AuctionThe Columbia Amateur Radio Society (CARS) voted at its business meeting Monday night to have an auction for the ham radio equipment that was donated to the club. The donation was made by Roger Elliot, N1RE to help support the radio group. The equipment includes mobile and fixed base transceivers, power sup plies and antennas along with the associated test equipment. The auction will be staged as part of the clubs membership drive. A list of the equipment will be posted to the NF4CQ. com website before the August 20 meeting. Paidup club members will be bidding on the items at the September 17 meeting and then anyone inter ested in bidding will be invited to attend and bid at the October 15th meet ing. Minimum bids will be established at 1/3 of the market price deter mined by the auction committee. For additional informa tion, go to the clubs web site at NF4CQ.com or call 386-752-0987.Catholic charitiesDo you have a passion for helping others? Do you need volunteer hours for Bright Futures or community service? If so, we want YOU! Catholic Charities of Lake City needs volunteers to operate our food pantry Monday-Friday from 7:30 am until 11:30 a.m. Stop by the office at 553 NW Railroad St, Lake City. 386754-9180.

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By ERIC JACKSONejackson@lakecityreporter.comColumbia has had a firm grip on the crosstown rivalry in recent years, but longtime foe Fort White refused to be denied in the opening set. The Lady Tigers bounced back with a vengeance though after dropping the first set to capture the next three. Columbias Erica Faulkner and Asherah Collins combined for 27 kills. Freshman setter Danielle Thomson tallied a team-high 28 assists which helped Columbia knock off Fort White in four sets (20-25, 25-22, 25-15, 25-15) Tuesday night. It was a confidence-boosting win for Columbia that snapped a two-game losing streak. Its huge, Columbia coach Trudy Andrews said of her teams first home win. All I ask for them to do is to play like this. I want them to play scrappy, play as a team and play loose and have fun. And all of the other stuff will come with it. We got the skills and the talent. Its just about believing in themselves, and this is a huge momentum-builder for us. The Lady Tigers much-needed win didnt come without adversity. Fort White (0-5) grabbed momentum over Columbia (3-4) with a convincing first set win, a game in which the Lady Indians scored the first three points before eventually taking the set. After dropping close matches to Hamilton County and Keystone Heights last week, the tribe wanted to make an early statement in the first rivalry contest of the season. I think because of the games last week, they really Lake City Reporter SPORTS Wednesday, September 5, 2018 ww w.lakecityreporter.com Section B Story ideas? Contact Eric Jackson or Jordan Kroeger754-0420 754-0421ejackson@lakecityreporter.com jkroeger@lakecityreporter.com Follow @LCR_Sports on Twitter for local stories, score updates and moreCOUNTY CONTROLCOLLEGE FOOTBALLFrancois struggles behind shaky line in returnPREP VOLLEYBALLPhotos by BRENT KUYKENDALL/Lake City ReporterColumbias Asherah Collins (5) sends a shot past Fort Whites Aubrey Callum (32) and Paige Dinges (13) on Tuesday night. From staff reportsLance Minson took medalist honors on Tuesday, shooting a 35 to lead Columbias boys golf team to a 157-174 victory over Oakleaf at the Country Club at Lake City. Cameron Widergren was next in line with a 37, followed by Chas Cribbs (41). Zach Shaw and Dillon Cannon both shot a 43. The boys improved their record to 3-2. The Lady Tigers finished second in their tri-match on Tuesday at Quail Heights. Ponte Vedra took first place with a score of 183, led by Kayleigh Bakers 39. Columbia finished with a 193, just five strokes ahead of Buchholz. Tiara Carter led Columbia with a 38, followed by Erica Lloyd (44), Reece Chasteen (49) and Emma Ward (61). Buchholzs Amelia Williams was the matchs medalist, shooting a 37. The girls are now 4-4 on the season.Columbias boys win, Lady Tigers finish second in tri-matchBOYS & GIRLS GOLFBy MARK LONGAssociated PressTALLAHASSEE Deondre Francois had ice bags strapped to both knees and another one wrapped around his right shoulder. He was sore, sullen and stunned. One year after injuring his left knee, Francois was back on the field for Florida State on Monday night. His return was as dismal as coach Willie Taggarts debut with the Seminoles. Francois threw a career-high three interceptions in a 24-3 loss to then-20th-ranked Virginia Tech was sacked five times and knocked around even more often behind a shaky offensive line. Too many self-inflicted wounds, too many self-inflicted mistakes, Francois said outside the locker room. We beat ourselves. On all of our drives, we made a couple big plays but we just couldnt finish. We got in the red zone, a lot of times we just couldnt put the ball in the end zone. Indeed. The Seminoles managed a field goal in four trips inside the 20-yard line. They missed a short field goal. They failed to convert on a fourthand-3 play. They fumbled at the 10-yard line with the game still in reach. Even FSUs lone score was a debacle. Francois connected with Nyqwan Murray for a lengthy pass in the second quarter. Murray was ruled down at the 1-yard line, although it was clear his knee never touched the ground. Instead of challenging the call, the Seminoles rushed to the line and were flagged for a false start. FSU ended up having to settle for a three points. I could do way better, Florida States offense was a debacle in 24-3 loss to Virginia Tech. Francois Columbia setter Danielle Thomson sets up a pass for a teammate against Fort White on Tuesday. COURTESY Dolly Robinson (left) is the Lake City Columbia Community Tennis Association president and co-founder. RECREATIONAL TENNIS Lake City court-saver Dolly Robinson named Florida Volunteer of the MonthFrom staff reportsSometimes one person, as the adage goes, can make a difference. In Lake City, that person making a big difference is Dolly Robinson. Without Robinson there would be little to no playable public tennis courts today in the county seat of Columbia County. She is a wonderful advocate for the sport, USTA Florida Local League Coordinator Leigh Chak said. Without her and the community tennis association, tennis in Lake City would have disappeared three and half years ago when the county paved over their courts. Robinson is the president and co-founder of the Lake City Columbia Community Tennis Association LCCTA president has helped grow the game of tennis in Columbia County. FSU continued on 6B ROBINSON continued on 2BBig week for Belmont Academy 6B. 13CHS recovers after first set to continue county dominance over rival Fort White.COUNTY continued on 6B B1

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Lynyrd Skynyrd: If I Leave Here SCOREBOARD TV LISTINGSToday BEACH VOLLEYBALL 7 p.m. NBCSN AVP Pro Tour: Gold Series, The Championships, finals, at Chicago (taped) CYCLING 1 p.m. NBCSN Vuelta a Espaa, Stage 11, from Mombuey to the Ribeira Sacra area in Luintra, Spain (same-day tape) GOLF 9 p.m. GOLF Volvik World Long Drive Championship, Mens and Womens finals, at Thackerville, Okla. MLB BASEBALL Noon MLB Regional coverage, Boston at Atlanta OR Kansas City at Cleveland (1 p.m.) 7:30 p.m. MLB Regional coverage, N.Y. Mets at L.A. Dodgers OR St. Louis at Washington (7 p.m.) 10:30 p.m. MLB Regional coverage, N.Y. Yankees at Oakland OR Baltimore at Seattle (11 p.m.) TENNIS Noon ESPN U.S. Open, quarterfinals, at New York 7 p.m. ESPN U.S. Open, quarterfinals, at New YorkCOLLEGE FOOTBALLAssociated Press Top 25 Rec ord Pts Pv 1. A labama (48) 1-0 1511 1 2. Clemson (12) 1-0 1467 2 3. Geor gia 1-0 1350 3 4. Ohio St 1-0 1262 5 5. Wisc onsin (1) 1-0 1258 4 6. Oklahoma 1-0 1251 7 7. Aubur n 1-0 1236 9 8. Notre Dame 1-0 1080 12 9. Washingt on 0-1 870 6 10. Stanf ord 1-0 865 13 11. LSU 1-0 801 25 12. V irginia Tech 1-0 777 20 13. Penn S t. 1-0 768 10 14. West V irginia 1-0 762 17 15. Michigan S t. 1-0 684 11 16. TCU 1-0 632 16 17. Souther n Cal 1-0 628 15 18. Mississippi S t. 1-0 538 18 19. UCF 1-0 407 21 20. Boise S t. 1-0 391 22 21. Michigan 0-1 318 14 22. M iami 0-1 241 8 23. Oregon 1-0 217 24 24. South C arolina 1-0 125 NR 25. F lorida 1-0 89 NR Others r eceiving votes: Utah 71, Oklahoma St. 62, Boston College 31, Texas A&M 29, Northwestern 28, Maryland 12, Mississippi 11, NC State 9, Florida St. 8, Memphis 6, Houston 6, Washington St. 6, Iowa St. 4, Kansas St. 3, Iowa 3, Hawaii 3, BYU 3, Fresno St. 1, Arkansas St. 1.PREP FOOTBALLAssociated Press state football polls Class 7A Rec ord Pts Pr v 1. St. Thomas (9) 2-0 108 1 2. Columbia (2) 2-0 99 2 3. Plan t 2-0 90 3 4. Lakeland 2-0 74 5 T-5. Linc oln 1-1 54 8 T-5 T ampa Bay Tech 1-0 54 7 T-7. D wyer 1-1 38 4 T-7. Bartram Trail 1-1 38 6 9. Edgew ater 2-0 28 9 10. Venic e 1-1 15 10 Others r eceiving votes: Bloomingdale 4, Pinellas Park 2, Plant City 1. Class 3A Recor d Pts Pr v 1. Clearwater C.C. (7) 20 10 4 1 2. Flor ida 1-0 89 2 3. Delray A. Heritage 20 85 4 4. Cham.-Madonna (4) 1 -1 79 3 5. King s Academy 2-0 58 5 Ot hers receiving votes: St. Joseph Academy 12, Benjamin 7, Tampa Catholic 6. Fridays Games Columbia at Buchholz, 7:30 p.m. Fort White at Santa Fe, 7:30 p.m.MLBAMERICAN LEAGUE East Division W L P ct GB Bost on 96 44 .686 New Y ork 86 52 .623 9 Tampa Ba y 75 63 .543 20 Tor onto 62 76 .449 33 Baltimore 40 98 .290 55 Cen tral Division W L P ct GB Cleveland 78 60 .565 Minnesota 63 74 .460 14 Chicago 56 82 .406 22 Detr oit 55 83 .399 23 Kansas C ity 46 92 .333 32 West D ivision W L P ct GB Houston 85 53 .616 Oakland 83 56 .597 2 Sea ttle 77 61 .558 8 Los A ngeles 67 71 .486 18 Te xas 60 78 .435 25 NATIONAL LEA GUE East Division W L P ct GB Atlan ta 76 62 .551 Philadelphia 73 65 .529 3 Washingt on 69 69 .500 7 New Y ork 62 75 .453 13 Miami 55 84 .396 21 Cen tral Division W L P ct GB Chicago 81 56 .591 Milw aukee 78 61 .561 4 St Louis 76 62 .551 5 Pittsbur gh 68 71 .489 14 Cincinna ti 59 80 .424 23 West D ivision W L P ct GB Color ado 75 62 .547 Los A ngeles 75 63 .543 Ar izona 74 64 .536 1 San F rancisco 68 71 .489 8 San Diego 55 85 .393 21 Tuesda ys Games Pittsburgh 7, Cincinnati 3 Tampa Bay 4, Toronto 0 Cleveland 9, Kansas City 3 Philadelphia 9, Miami 4 Boston 5, Atlanta 1 St. Louis at Washington, 7:05 p.m. L.A. Angels at Texas, 8:05 p.m. Detroit at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m. Minnesota at Houston, 8:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee, 8:10 p.m. San Francisco at Colorado, 8:40 p.m. San Diego at Arizona, 9:40 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Oakland, 10:05 p.m. Baltimore at Seattle, 10:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m. Todays Games Boston at Atlanta, 12:10 p.m. Kansas City at Cleveland, 1:10 p.m. Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m. St. Louis at Washington, 7:05 p.m. Philadelphia at Miami, 7:10 p.m. Tampa Bay at Toronto, 7:07 p.m. N.Y. Mets at L.A. Dodgers, 7:35 p.m. L.A. Angels at Texas, 8:05 p.m. Detroit at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m. Minnesota at Houston, 8:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee, 8:10 p.m. San Francisco at Colorado, 8:40 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Oakland, 10:05 p.m. Baltimore at Seattle, 10:10 p.m.Rays bullpen combines to shut out Blue JaysTORONTO (AP) Ryne Stanek became the first rookie pitcher in 75 years to start consecutive games and combined with six relievers on a three-hit ter in Tampa Bays 4-0 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night, which extended the Rays winning streak to four.Santana jump-starts Phils, beat Miami to end skidMIAMI (AP) Carlos Santana homered to start a four-run first inning and the Philadelphia Phillies snapped a three-game losing streak by beating Miami 9-4 Tuesday. Jake Arrieta (10-9) struck out a season-high 11 and earned his first win since July 31. J.T. Realmuto hit two solo homers off Arrieta, increasing his season total to 20. NEW YORK Serena Williams beats Pliskova at US OpenSerena Williams put aside some early shakiness and an early deficit, turning things around with an eight-game run en route to a 6-4, 6-3 victory over No. 8 seed Karolina Pliskova for a spot in the semifinals. Williams semifinal opponent will be No. 19 seed Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia, who sur prisingly beat defending champion Sloane Stephens 6-2, 6-3 earlier Tuesday. John Isners bid to become the first American man in a dozen years to get to the final four at Flushing Meadows ended Tuesday with a 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-2 loss in Arthur Ashe Stadium to No. 3 seed del Potro, the Argentine who won the 2009 championship. Isner will face 55th-ranked John Millman, who upset No. 2 seed Roger Federer a night earlier.WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.Tiger Woods returns to Ryder Cup as a wild cardTiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, golfs most prominent players for more than two decades, never realized the Ryder Cup would mean so much. For Woods, its the culmination of a comeback that began in January after a fourth surgery on his lower back. For Mickelson, more than setting a record by playing his 12th Ryder Cup, the 48-year-old gets what he believes will be his last chance to capture that gold tro phy away from home. U.S. captain Jim Furyk added them to his team Monday eve ning as wild-card selections, along with Bryson DeChambeau. Woods agreed to be a vice captain in late February, and he set a goal to be in Paris on Sept. 28-30 as a player. Mickelson had qualified for every team since 1995, a streak that ended this year when he finished No. 10 in the standings. His 12th appearance breaks the Ryder Cup record held by Nick Faldo.NEW YORKNike gets political with Colin Kaepernick adNike has touched off a furor by wading into footballs national anthem debate with an ad featur ing Colin Kaepernick, the former 49ers quarterback who was the first athlete to kneel during The Star-Spangled Banner to protest police brutality against blacks and hasnt played a game since 2016. The ad copy reads: Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything. The ad, part of Nikes 30th anniversary Just Do it campaign, has outraged many. Online, people threatened boycotts and posted videos and photos of shoes set on fire, Nike gear thrown in the trash, and swoosh logos cut out of products. Most big corporations steer clear of politics, and marketing experts disagreed Tuesday over whether the Kaepernick campaign is good business. Associated PressERIC JACKSON/Lake City ReporterFalcons win bigLake City Middle School running back Tony Fulton Jr. fights for extra yardage in the season opener against Suwannee Middle on Tuesday night. The Falcons defeated the Bulldogs 42-6. ByBarryWilnerrrrfn t bnn rt t rn t f rrrn br nn rrn r ntftrnrr rf tnr r bnr trn r rff r t rnr t f rrrnrnr r rrrrrrrrf nr r rn r rrt nn f r n n n r fn nnn rrt t nnnrnr r rr r t r rrr rrr t rf b bnfn rrrn b rr nr nfr t rbr trnr r nrn r tn rf b r b fr t trn rff r n bntr tt tn n btrr r tn rbn bn b fnn rf nt n f tnf r r t tf f rr r rfrt rr rf rfbt bbnr t b rrfrn tnr t nf tfnt f r t r r tff f b rnrrtt t r t r b rn TheAssociatedPressByRalphD.Russo bn rr t rf f r b f f r rrt rrn b rrt n t f r n f tfr trttt rnfrtrf fr t t brrrntrb b rtr tfbrrttrrrrrb ft t b r r rt f t t r f trtrt n nbn r fntb f f rByBarryWilner (LCCTA), a volunteer non-profit organization started to grow the game of tennis in Columbia County. Our association has been meeting with city and county officials to replace and repair tennis courts which have long been neglected and rendered unplay able, Robinson said. This means the children and adults of our community have not had adequate access to the wonderful game of tennis. Outside of the Columbia High Schools eight owned courts, the largest public tennis facility is the Southside Community Centers four courts. A few other oneor two-court public facilities exist at local parks in various states of disrepair. The association uses these scant public facilities to annually host youth summer tennis camps, tennis clinics, Boys & Girls Club tennis, USTA Net Generation trainings and events for kids as well as other activities throughout the year. Some activities are held in gymnasiums when local public courts are deemed safety hazards after years of negligence. Now Robinson and her board members at the LCCTA have their sights set on something bigger for the local community a proposed 24-court facility to both grow the game of tennis and to serve as a tournament facility hosting local, regional, and national tennis tournaments. While the local facilities are wanting, the hunger for tennis locally is evident. Many LCCTA events see 80-100 kids turn out, and monthly board meetings include regionally-based USTA Florida staff members offering the latest information on program grants and support. Leigh Chak, USTA League coordinator, and [USTA Tennis Service Representative] George English attend our monthly meetings and offer invaluable advice and information, Robinson said. The LCCCTA Board members are an incredible group of volunteers with unique abilities and talents. They are all responsible for making things happen and it is an honor to represent them. Robinson is entering her fourth year as a tennis volunteer, leading local community demand for greater recreational opportunities for kids and adults through tennis. Dolly is working tirelessly to increase the amount of courts and tennis programs in Lake City and the surrounding areas, Chak said. The LCCCTA has started junior programs and hosted adult play days. The Dolly-lead CTA is dreaming big about bringing a huge new facility to the area. Their grassroots movement started with bringing tennis to the Boys and Girls Club, and as she likes to say, Reality and your dreams dont always mesh, but at least one can lead to the other. George English, USTA Florida tennis service representative for North Florida, says the LCCCTA is a prime example of a community tennis organization raising the bar for tennis in a community. They strive to promote all aspects of tennis, including the construction of tennis courts, tennis training, and junior and adult programming, English said. Dolly has been a great leader in this effort and in helping to put together an impressive team of volunteers. USTA Florida thanks Dolly Robinson as the August 2018 Florida Tennis Volunteer of the Month for her efforts to grow grassroots tennis and think big in Lake City and Columbia County. ROBINSON Continued From 1B

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ARIES (March 21-April 19): Look past pettiness and youll find a way to work alongside others, regardless of your differences. Personal changes will give you a sense of whats possible and the best route to take in order to achieve your goals. Personal improvement is featured. TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Show others how serious you are about getting things done. Stop talking and start producing. What you accomplish will speak volumes about the type of person you are and what you are capable of doing. Help children and seniors. GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Change your mind if necessary. Admitting when you are wrong and turning a negative into a positive will help you gain respect and the confidence of those you love and work alongside. Romance is on the rise. CANCER (June 21-July 22): Be secretive about the personal changes you want to make. Tidy up loose ends and rethink your strategy regarding how best to use your skills in order to get ahead. Discipline will be required to reach your ultimate goal. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Focus on your appearance and the domestic environment you live in. Youll feel better about yourself if youre organized and have a plan in the works that will lead to a better future. Dont let someone from your past disrupt your life. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Participate and youll be offered valuable information that will change your life. Listen and take note of what someone has done, and revamp his or her idea to fit your situation. Reconnecting with someone from your past is favored. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Emotional matters will escalate when dealing with the people you live with or who influence your everyday routine. Choose your battles wisely, and use diplomacy to skirt issues that are sensitive. Look inward and make personal adjustments. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): How you earn your living will undergo a shift. Look for any opportunity to use your skills in exciting new ways. Attend a conference, trade show or networking function that will spark ideas and lead to potential partnerships. Embrace change. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Speak up on behalf of yourself as well as others. Your strength and courage will put you in a leadership position that will give you the power to make a difference. Stick to the truth and point out those prone to exaggeration. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Speak from the heart regarding your plans with a partner or someone you feel can assist you. A moneymaking deal is within reach if you nudge the person vacillating. Set the standard and show your strength. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Dont participate in someone elses shenanigans. Know when to say no and how to persuade those running amok to smarten up before its too late to turn back. Make your voice heard, and do whats best for yourself. Romance can alter someones choices. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Make chang es at home or to your personal finances. Renovation, buying and selling or investing in something youve wanted for some time is favored. The right decision will stabilize your life and help you build a brighter future. LAKE CIT Y REPOR TER ADVICE & COMICS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2018 3B CIPHER DEAR ABBY: My ance is in a group chat with a dozen of his friends. ey are all professional men in their 30s with families. ey regularly send each other pornographic images. is includes the group icon, which appears to be a solicited picture of a womans behind with the group name written on it with permanent marker. My ance claims the image is photoshopped and that he doesnt look at the pictures. is disturbs me. I think my ance should tell his friends not to send these images and to change the group icon. My ance disagrees. He says it hurts no one and its OK to do in a private chat. I dont think its so private since this is on the phones they use in public and its in a group chat. It also hurts women by distilling their worth to looks. Hasnt the #MeToo movement and ongoing shi in our culture shown it is sometimes mens responsibility to end this boys club culture? I want my ance to talk to his friends since they all live apart, but I want to convince him he should take a stand against this degrading attitude toward womens images. -TIRED OF BEHINDS DEAR TIRED: Your ance is not going to change his friends behavior by doing what you are pushing him to do. I have it on good authority that this is not uncommon behavior among guys these days, the equivalent of old-time bar ber shop talk, reading mens magazines and looking at Playmate calendars -all of which have been transported to the digital platform. e members of the chat may talk about sports, cars and tech gadgets as well as about women -typical things men discuss when theyre together. Unless they are using their phones to solicit extracurricular sex, I dont think you should be censoring their use of them. DEAR ABBY: Our 25-yearold granddaughter is engaged to be married to another woman very soon. Her parents told us she is gay a few years ago. Shes very independent and will soon have her medical degree. She has been away at college. When shes home she visits us, but we have never been able to talk about it with her. She knows we dont condone something we believe is wrong. We are torn between going along or continuing to ignore the issue. Can you help? -NOT IN FAVOR IN KENTUCKY DEAR NOT IN FAVOR: If you feel you can change your granddaughters sexual orientation by telling her you disapprove of her being gay, forget it. It wont work and may drive a permanent wedge between you. It might be helpful if you talk to her and let her explain that her sexual orientation isnt something she chose -its part of who she is: an intelligent, caring, accomplished individual who is dedicating her life to helping others. While it may be hard for you, keep an open mind and listen to what she has to say. Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.com Fiance wants her intended to halt boys club culture DILBERT BABY BLUES BLONDIE BEETLE BAILEY B.C. FRANK & ERNEST FOR BETTER OR WORSE ZITS HAGAR THE HORRIBLE SNUFFY SMITH GARFIELD CLASSIC PEANUTS DEAR ABBY HOROSCOPES | THE LAST WORD BY EUGENIA LASTSept. 5: Comedian-actor Bob Newhart is 89. Actor George Lazenby is 79. Actress Raquel Welch is 78. Singer Al Stewart is 73. Singer Loudon Wainwright the Third is 72. Cartoonist Cathy Guisewite (Cathy) is 68. Actor Michael Keaton is 67. CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

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The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the propert y and name in which it was assessed is as follows: Certificate Number: 1025 Year of Issuance: 2015 Description of Property: SEC 23 TWN 4S RNG 16 PARCEL NUMBER 03100-102 LOT 2 SOUTHPOINTE ESTATES S/D. ORB 839-1846, 860-1204, QCD 1259-1523 Name in which assessed: SABRINA I. IVERY All of said property being in the County of Columbia, State o f Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold t o the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 24TH o f September, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. P. DEWITT CASON CLERK OF COURTS AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs an y accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administration at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 a t least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 447454 August 15, 22, 29, 2018 September 5, 2018 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Sec. 197.241.F.S. Notice is hereby given that TLGFY, LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to b e issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the propert y and name in which it was assessed is as follows: Certificate Number: 1520 Year of Issuance: 2015 Description of Property: SEC 04 TWN 7S RNG 16 PARCEL NUMBER 04128-002 S 1/2 OF N 1/2 OF SE 1/4 O F NE 1/4. ORB 457-497, 625020, 655-553, WD 1014-449. Name in which assessed: LARRY D. PROWANT All of said property being in the County of Columbia, State o f Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold t o the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 24TH o f September, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. P. DEWITT CASON CLERK OF COURTS AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs an y accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administration at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 a t least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 447450 August 15, 22, 29, 2018 September 5, 2018 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Sec. 197.241.F.S. Notice is hereby given tha t Mark H. Fink the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and name in which i t was assessed is as follows: Certificate Number: 1673 Year of Issuance: 2015 Description of Property: SEC 31 TWN 1S RNG 17 PARCEL NUMBER 04611-000 COMM AT NE COR OF SEC, RUN W 1301 FT, RUN S 288.31 FT FOR POB, RUN N 40 DG E 33.29 FT, S 46 DG E 126.99 FT, S 16 DG E 134.09 FT, S 11 DG W 40.58 FT, S 5 DG W 59.83 FT, S 13.33 FT, S 8 DG E 22.14 FT, S 27 DG E 132.71 FT, S 35 DG W 75.02 FT, S 46 DG W 51.99 FT N 55 DG W 138.64 FT, N 462.06 FT TO POB. ORB 618-693, 741957-989, 748-580-582, 8821933 THRU 1943, 915-1746, 931-699, 932-1461, 1470, 934060 THRU 109, 992-2721, QCD 1030-1386 Name in which assessed: PLANTATION AT DEEP CREEK LLC All of said property being in the County of Columbia, State o f Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold t o the highest bidd185er at the Courthouse on Monday th e 24TH of September, 2018 a t 11:00 A.M. P. DEWITT CASON CLERK OF COURTS AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs an y accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administration at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 a t least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 447465 August 15, 22, 29, 2018 September 5, 2018 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Sec. 197.241.F.S. Notice is hereby given tha t Uthrive Real Estate Partners the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate numbe r and year of issuance, the description of the property and name in which it was assessed is as follows: Certificate Number: 1753 Year of Issuance: 2015 Description of Property: SEC 05 TWN 3S RNG 17 PARCEL NUMBER 04851-004 COMM SE COR OF NE 1/4 O F SE 1/4, N 1212.47 FT, W 301.21 FT, N 291.29 FT FOR POB, W 329.6 FT TO C/L OF FALLING CREEK, NW ALONG C/L OF CREEK 374 FT, NE 572.54 FT, S 359.2 FT TO POB. AKA LOT 6 FALLING CREEK FARMS UNR. ORB 673-623 (needs corrective deed) ORB 705-089, CT 7602062, AGRD 791-1820, WD 879-2012 & TD 1179-1484 Name in which assessed: TARPON IV LLC All of said property being in the County of Columbia, State o f Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold t o the highest bidd185er at the Courthouse on Monday th e 24TH of September, 2018 a t 11:00 A.M. P. DEWITT CASON CLERK OF COURTS AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs an y accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administration at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 a t least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 447461 August 15, 22, 29, 2018 September 5, 2018 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Sec. 197.241.F.S. Notice is hereby given that TLGFY, LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to b e issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the propert y and name in which it was assessed is as follows: Certificate Number: 185 Year of Issuance: 2015 Description of Property: SEC 36 TWN 5S RNG 15 PARCEL NUMBER 00488-109 LOTS 14 & 15 BLOCK F SPRING HILLS S/D. ORB 499558, 660-243, 759-782, 7981037, 800-1114, WD 11512336 Name in which assessed: TERRY L. CURL & CHRISTOPHER GEORGE BOLAND All of said p ro p ert y bein g in the ppyg County of Columbia, State o f Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold t o the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 24TH o f September, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. P. DEWITT CASON CLERK OF COURTS AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs an y accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administration at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 a t least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 447456 August 15, 22, 29, 2018 September 5, 2018 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Sec. 197.241.F.S. Notice is hereby given that TLGFY, LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to b e issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the propert y and name in which it was assessed is as follows: Certificate Number: 2229 Year of Issuance: 2015 Description of Property: SEC 03 TWN 4S RNG 17 PARCEL NUMBER 07570-067 LOT 33 SUZANNE S/D UNIT 2. ORB 405-187, 641-232, 8781261, QC 1072-421, QC 10881641, WD 1112-2497, WD 1121-749 Name in which assessed: JANIS M. AND MELVIN W. WHITLEY All of said property being in the County of Columbia, State o f Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold t o the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 24TH o f September, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. P. DEWITT CASON CLERK OF COURTS AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs an y accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administration at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 a t least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 447451 August 15, 22, 29, 2018 September 5, 2018 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Sec. 197.241.F.S. Notice is hereby given that TLGFY, LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to b e issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the propert y and name in which it was assessed is as follows: Certificate Number: 3410 Year of Issuance: 2015 Description of Property: PARCEL NUMBER 12973-000 E DIV: LOT 18 GEIBEIGS ADDITION. ORB 944-480, 9721474, WD 1027-1966, 1056565, DC 1243-1462 (Sampson Genus) Name in which assessed: ADDIE M. GENUS All of said property being in the County of Columbia, State o f Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold t o the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 24TH o f September, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. P. DEWITT CASON CLERK OF COURTS AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs an y accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administration at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 a t least 7 da y s before y our schedyy uled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 447442 August 15, 22, 29, 2018 September 5, 2018 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Sec. 197.241.F.S. Notice is hereby given that TLGFY, LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to b e issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the propert y and name in which it was assessed is as follows: Certificate Number: 3596 Year of Issuance: 2015 Description of Property: PARCEL NUMBER 14461-002 FORT WHITE: N 1/2 BLOC K 107. ORB 742-1194, 864-728, DC, C. SHAKESPEARE 963982. Name in which assessed: VERONICA H. SHAKESPEAR All of said property being in the County of Columbia, State o f Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold t o the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 24TH o f September, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. P. DEWITT CASON CLERK OF COURTS AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs an y accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administration at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 a t least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 447446 August 15, 22, 29, 2018 September 5, 2018 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Sec. 197.241.F.S. Notice is hereby given that CB International Investments th e holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate fo r a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and name in which it was assessed is as follows: Certificate Number: 571 Year of Issuance: 2014 Description of Property: SEC 02 TWN 3S RNG 16 PARCEL NUMBER 01923-002 COMM AT NE COR OF S W 1/4, RUN S 420 FT, E 160.04 FT, S 37 DG W 1191.44 FT, W 247.30 FT, N 09 DG W 152.22 FT, S 77 DG W 314.98 FT FOR POB, CONT S 77 DG W 314.98 FT, S 32 DG E 385.98 FT, N 77 DG E 214 FT, N 21 DG W 367.30 FT TO POB. ORB 1008-1549. Name in which assessed: MARGARET ELIZABETH HALEY All of said property being in the County of Columbia, State o f Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold t o the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 24TH o f September, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. P. DEWITT CASON CLERK OF COURTS AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs an y accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administration at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 a t least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 447441 August 15, 22, 29, 2018 September 5, 2018 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Sec. 197.241.F.S. Notice is hereby given that CB International Investments th e holder of the followin g certifig cate has filed said certificate fo r a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and name in which it was assessed is as follows: Certificate Number: 572 Year of Issuance: 2014 Description of Property: SEC 02 TWN 3S RNG 16 PARCEL NUMBER 01923-003 COMM AT NE COR OF S W 1/4, RUN S 420 FT, E 160.04 FT, SW 1191.44 FT, W 247.30 FT FOR POB, RUN NW 152.22 FT, W 314.98 FT, SE 367.30 FT, E 241 FT, NW 210.79 F T TO POB. ORB 1008-1554 Name in which assessed: MARY NELL HALEY All of said property being in the County of Columbia, State o f Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold t o the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 24TH o f September, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. P. DEWITT CASON CLERK OF COURTS AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs an y accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administration at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 a t least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 447443 August 15, 22, 29, 2018 September 5, 2018 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Sec. 197.241.F.S. Notice is hereby given that TLGFY, LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to b e issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the propert y and name in which it was assessed is as follows: Certificate Number: 896 Year of Issuance: 2016 Description of Property: SEC 36 TWN 4S RNG 16 PARCEL NUMBER 02900-000 LOT 9 BLOCK D TROY PINES ADDITION. ORB 318-623, 693253, 752-1512, 784-2254, 989563, (PB #14-73-CP; CINDY KAY ALLBRITTON; ORDER APPR PR IN ORB 1270-2778) Name in which assessed: CINDY K. ALLBRITTON All of said property being in the County of Columbia, State o f Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold t o the highest bidd185er at the Courthouse on Monday th e 24TH of September, 2018 a t 11:00 A.M. P. DEWITT CASON CLERK OF COURTS AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs an y accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administration at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 a t least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 447460 August 15, 22, 29, 2018 September 5, 2018 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT O F THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 17000311CAAXMX WELLS FARGO BANK, NA Plaintiff, vs. TONY M. CHADWELL, et al Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment o f foreclosure dated August 21, 2018, and entered in Case No. 17000311CAAXMX of the Circuit Court of the THIRD Judicial Circuit in and for COLUMBIA COUNTY, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, is Plaintiff, and TONY M. CHADWELL, et all are Defendants, the clerk, P. Dewitt Cason, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, beginning a t 11:00am Columbia Count y Courthouse 173 NE Hernando Avenue, 3rd Floor, Lake City, FL 32055, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, on the 24th day of October, 2018, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: Lot 31, of QUAIL RIDGE, a subdivision, according to th e plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 5, Page 61, of the Public Records of Columbia County, Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the dat e of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs an y accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administration at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 a t least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Dated at lake City, COLUMBIA COUNTY, Florida, this 23rd day of August, 2018. P. Dewitt Cason Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ S. Weeks As Deputy Clerk 453198 September 5, 12, 2018 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 2017-267-CA FREEDOM MOBILE HOME SALES, INC., a Florida corporation, Plaintiff, v. MELANIE C. FRANK-THERIOT, if living, and, if deceased, the unknown spouse and heirs, beneficiaries, or persons claiming by, through, under o r against MELANIE C. FRANKTHERIOT, and the Unknown Tenant(s) in Possession, Defendants. NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the Summary Final Jud g ment of Foreclosure in the g above-styled action dated August 7, 2018, pursuant to the Order Extending Sale dated August 28, 2018, that the following described real property: Lot 5, Block A, BRENT HEIGHTS, according to the plat thereof, as recorded in Pla t Book 6, Page(s) 51 and 51A, inclusive of the public records of Columbia County, Florida Street Address: 559 SE Brandon Drive, Lake City, Florida 32025 shall be sold by the Clerk o f this Court, at public sale, on the Third Floor Columbia Count y Courthouse, 173, NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Columbia County, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, to the best and highes t bidder for cash. Any person claiming an interest in the sale, other than the property owne r as of the date of the notice o f lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal in the State and Count y aforesaid this 29th day of August, 2018. P. DeWITT CASON Clerk of the Court By: /s/ S. Weeks Deputy Clerk 454443 September 5, 12, 2018 The Suwannee Valley Transit Authority Board of Directors, wishes to announce the Augus t 13 meeting has been rescheduled to Monday, September 17, 2018 6:00PM, in the SVTA Board Room 1907 Voyles St, SW Live Oak, Florida, 32064 Agenda items: 2018 Budge t Amendments, 2019 Budget, Update Rules & Regulations, Procurement Policy, Board o f Directors Policy, Build Grant, Future Grant Opportunities and private pay fare increase. For meeting information, visit ou r website at www.ridesvta.com Pursuant to Florida Statutes section 286.0105, any person wishing to appeal any decision made by a board with respec t to an y matter considered at a

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Classi ed Department 755-5440 WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2018CLASSIFIED LAKE CITY REPORTER5B Preview: Friday, September 14 9:00AM 3:30PM Selling Surplus Assets 7 Days a Week Online Surplus Vehicles & Equipment AuctionFor complete information, visit www.auctionsinternational.com or call Auctioneer RJ Klisiewicz, AMM 800-536-1401, Ext. 110 Walton CountySaturday, September 15, 2018Registration: 8:00 AM Auction Start: 9:30 AMLocation: Walton County Fairgrounds, 790 N. 9th St., Defuniak Springs, FL 32433 #ISLANDHOPPERFESTDont miss rising Nashville stars Midland and more at intimate venues across Captiva Island, Fort Myers Beach and Downtown Fort Myers. See the full lineup and download our app at IslandHopperFest.com. 7:30 pm Buy It Sell It Find It Lake City ReporterClassifieds IN PRINT & ONLINE www.LakeCityReporter.com EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COLUMBIA COUNTY Columbia County Board of County Commissioners Job Vacancy: Librarian II Full Time Position, $14.35 per hour. Position Description and Application may be obtained at the Human Resources Office, Board of County Commissioners, 135 NE Hernando Ave, Suite 203, Lake City, Fl 32055, or online at www.columbiacountyfla.com, (386) 719-2025, TDD (386) 758-2139. Application deadline: 09/18/2018. Columbia County is an AA/EEO/ADA/VP employer. EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COLUMBIA COUNTY Columbia County Board of County Commissioners Job Vacancy: Firefighter Full Time Position $10.76 per hour plus benefits. Additional stipends available for State EMT, Paramedic, or Haz Mat Certs. Position Description and Application may be obtained at the Human Resources Office, Board of County Commissioners, 135 NE Hernando, Suite 203, Lake City, FL 32056, (386)7192025, TDD (386)758-2139, or online at www.columbiacountyfla.com. An AA/EEO/ADA/VP Employer. Deadline for applications: 09/11/2018. EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COLUMBIA COUNTY Columbia County Board of County Commissioners Job Vacancy: Road Construction Supervisor Temporary Full Time $24.45 minimum $35.09 maximum per hour. This position will require a minimum of 40 hours per week and will not exceed six months in duration. This position will not be eligible for leave accruals or retirement benefits. Applications may be obtained at the Human Resources Office, Board of County Commissioners, 135 NE Hernando, Suite 203, Lake City, FL 32056, (386)7192025, TDD (386)758-2139, or online at www.columbiacountyfla.com. An AA/EEO/ADA/VP Employer. Deadline for applications: 09/10/18. Seeking Construction manager, exp required Ssend resume to: resume8920@gmail.com \000 bttnbfr fntb \002\005 3 BD/2BA on 1 acre in Fort White, Hwy 27, $750 mo.+lst+last. 813-230-4904 1/2 to 5 acre lots; owner financing. some with w/s/pp Deas Bullard/BKL Properties 386-752-4339 www.landnfl.com Starting at $ 625/mo, tile floors, fresh paint. Great Area. Call ( 386 ) 752-9626 In Ft White 2/1 inside like new. must have ref, 1st+last+sec, smoke free, no pets, lawn care include $675/mo 941-924-5183 Free to good home, Springer/Lab, great bird dog, 8 mo old male. 352-283-2488 Stainless fridge, rider mower, freezer, sm office fridge, push mower, table saw 292-3927 4/2 newly renovated, convenient to schools & downtown, no pets, $1000/mo. 1st & $500 sec dep. 755-3456 1BR Apt. Downtown Location, $500 mo, plus Security. NO PETS. Call 386-755-3456 Diesel & gas mechanic w/own tools. Must have valid Drivers License. Apply in person a t Lake City Industries 250 NW Railroad St, Lake City Yard Man. Must have clean driving record. Apply in person at Lake City Industries, 250 N W Railroad St, Lake City MAKE EXTRA $$ MONEY $$ The Lake City Reporter, a daily newspaper, seeks Independent Contractor Newspaper Carriers for several motor routes in the city and county. You must be motivated by earning extra money, be an early riser and have reliable transportation. Apply in person during normal business hours.Monday Friday 8am 5pmNO PHONE CALLS PLEASE Truck Driver/Equipment OperatorThe Lake City Reporter seeks a part-time overnight truck driver (Class E license OK) to drive its commercial delivery truck between its printing facility and office. Our commercial driver picks up several strapped pallets of printed products each night and delivers them to our facility. Round trip is about 175 miles per night. Position also requires operational knowledge and use of a fork lift. Position is 25 hours per week. Provide resume, work history and references. DOT physical and preemployment drug screen required of finalists. EOE. Email: twilson@lakecityreporter.com No phone calls please. PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. PUBLISHER'S NOTE Florida Law 828.29 requires dogs and cats being sold to b e 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. Man y species of wildlife must be licensed by Florida Fish and Wildlife. If you are unsure, contact the local office for information. 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 knowingl y accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation o f the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspape r 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. 3/2 brick, end of cul-de-sac, lg yard, garage $1100/mo $1000/ dep, pet fee. 386-365-8543 4.5 acres on Lake Jeffrey Rd, gorgeous oaks, great area, site built homes only. Owner Financing! NO DOWN! $49,900. $513/mo 352-215-1018. www.LandOwnerFinancing.com 6500sf warehouse, 1000sf AC office/retail, 2 lg roll-up doors, 20608 CR 49, O'Brien 352-2151018 Owner financing $159,900 $5k down $1360/mo www.Landownerfinancin g .com Stylist need at Southern Exposure Salon 3 86-288-8401 Industrial Structural/Mechanical Designer-Draftsman Mus t have experience in design and detailing Material Handling Equipment (conveyor systems) and related structural steel support systems. Proficiency in AutoCAD is necessary. DO NOT APPLY IN PERSON. Send Resume to: Draftsman, 3631 US Highway 90 East Lake City, Fl 32055 y meeting or hearing, will need a record of the proceedings. Fo r such purpose, any person wishing to appeal will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Ac t (ADA), should any person with a disability as defined by the ADA need a special accommodation to attend any meeting, then that person should provide a written request to the chairperson of the Suwannee Valle y Transit Authoritys Board of Directors at 1907 Voyles Street, SW Live Oak, FL 32064, a t least 48 hours prior to the meeting. Pursuant to Florida Statutes section 286.26, the Chair fo r the Board will provide for such accommodation. 454115 September 5, 2018 Windsong ApartmentsWe offer 1, 2, & 3 BR's Apply On-Line!windsong-apartmentliving.com386-758-8455In Print & Online www.lakecityreporter.com

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6B WEDNESDA Y, SEPTEMBER 5, 2018 SPORTS LAKE CITY REPORTER GREAT FOOD GREAT MUSIC DOORS OPEN AT 6PM MUSIC STARTS AT 8PM SEPTEMBER 7, 2018 FRIDAY SATURDAY 386-364-16833076 95th Drive, Live Oak, FL 32060www.MusicLivesHere.com SEPTEMBER 8, 2018 OPEN MIC NIGHT WITHIN THE MUSIC HALL rfnftb bfbftf rbf bb rb rfnftb bfbftf rbf bffbbrrf frfnftb bfbftf rbf bb fr YOUTH CROSS COUNTRYA winning week for Belmont AcademyFrom staff reportsThe Belmont Academy cross country team raised $685 on Aug. 28 with a fundraiser at Sonnys BBQ restaurant, demonstrat ing the loyal support the Belmont community has for its students, coaches and school. The event was organized by head coach Shannon Sawyer, who explained that Sonnys generously agreed to donate a per centage of each meal to the Belmont cross country team. The event drew massive support, filling every available seat at the restaurant for hours last Tuesday evening. Those in attendance could be seen eating delicious barbecue and their favorite deserts while enjoying conversation with friends. The event followed the teams first meet at the the Hurricane Invitational on Aug. 25 where the Knights middle school girls team took home a second-place finish in its division. Runners included Gabby Bocanegra, Jevany Laverdure, Alyssa Hurst, Lily Huber, Kendall Todd, Reese Todd, Vanessa Todd and Reagan Wright. This is so impressive, because a majority of these young ladies are elementary school runners, running with eighth graders, Swayer said. Vanessa Todd came in second while Kendall Todd took fifth and Reese Todd finished eighth. McBride led the boys with a sixthplace finish. McBride also had a firstplace finish at the cross country meet at Bradford Middle School on Saturday.COURTESYThe Belmont Academy cross country team has already competed in two meets this season. Francois said. Theres a lot of things I could do better. Get the ball out of my hand quicker, execute the offense better, finish drives. Too many mistakes. I take the blame for that as the leader of the team and as the quarterback. I need to play better. Francois completed 22 of 35 passes for 233 yards. He kept scrambling and kept taking hits. At least he kept getting up. Francois suffered a season-ending knee injury in FSUs opener last year against Alabama. He had surgery three days later to repair a patellar tendon. If hes going to have any chance at success this fall, he has to get better protection. Virginia Techs young defense had its way with Florida States offensive line, stuffing the ground game and putting steady pressure on Francois. It was a sloppy game, and thats on all of us starting with me, Taggart said. Weve got to do a better job. The Seminoles should have much better results against lower-division Samford on Saturday. But they still much tougher games looming against Miami, Clemson and Notre Dame. I just told them, We have to stick together, said Francois, who threw for 3,350 yards, with 20 touchdowns and seven interceptions and was the Atlantic Coast Conferences rookie of the year in 2016. Weve been here before. Its just going to see what type of team we are. Were not going to break up like we did last year. Its a brotherhood. Its a family. No matter what, we stand together. Its a long season. Its just one game. FSUContinued From 1B came out and fought hard, Fort White coach Deanna Conner said after the game. They have to learn to maintain that [energy]. Thats what were trying to teach, along with building endurance. Fort White continues to struggle without star senior Andrea Steedley, who remains out recovering from a broken hand. Her sister, Rachael Steedley, led the Lady Indians in   digs (11) and assists (31) in the loss. Fort White also received a strong outing from Paige Dinges, who finished tied for a game-high 15 kills. Dinges anchored the tribe in the first set, but the luck didnt last against a refocused Columbia team. I just think we were pumped up, Andrews said of the first set. We just kinda had to take a deep breath, get down and play [our] game. It was just excitement, with the rivalry and having awesome fans and all of that, they just needed to settle back in. Fort White used a bevy of unearned points to erase Columbias hot start in the second set. Dinges kill midway through the game trimmed her teams deficit to one point, but the Lady Indians didnt get any closer. Faulkner came alive late in the set and helped Columbia edge Fort White 25-22. Well when you have good passes [thats what happens], Andrews said. In the first set, our serve-receive was all over the place. Danielle [Thomson] busted her butt to get to the ball to make some sets for us. After that second and third set, they just settled in and we could run our offense. Columbia rode its momentum into the third set. Lauren Wilsons dink shot early on gave the Lady Tigers a 9-4 advantage. Columbia didnt look back again as it held a comfortable lead throughout the rest of the set. It was more of the same in the last set as Columbia dominated the final stretch to put an exclamation point on the win. Fort White looks to bounce back against Eastside in Thursdays home-opener while Columbia prepares for another District 4-7A matchup at Vanguard. The Lady Tigers aim for their first league win on the road Thursday night. They can do it, Andrews added. They can compete with Vanguard. Ive said it all along. I just want them to compete and keep building leading into the district playoffs. This win is huge going into Thursday. COUNTY Continued From 1BFort Whites Paige Dinges looks to score over Columbias Asherah Collins Tuesday night. Columbias Erica Faulkner spikes the ball against Fort White on Tuesday night. Photos by BRENT KUYKENDALL/Lake City ReporterColumbias volleyball team poses for a photo ahead of Tuesdays game against Fort White. Columbias Maddie Walker tries to get a shot past Fort Whites Paige Dinges (13) and Kaelyn Locklear (16).