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Phone: 850-638-0212 Web site: chipleypaper.com Fax: 850-638-4601 50¢ www.chipleypaper.com For the latest breaking news, visit CHIPLEYPAPER.COM IN BRIEF W EEKEND Washington County News Free Thanksgiving Dinner held VERNON — The city of Vernon will hold its fth annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 28, at the Vernon Community Center. Sponsored by Smok’n’Butts BBQ, associated businesses and friends, the free dinner is open to the public. The Golden Rose Band will be performing live in concert during the event. For more information or to make donations, call Smok’n’Butts BBQ at 388-6315, Lonnie Andrews at 815-2977 or Gene Jump at 892-8388. Kiwanis Pancake Supper Dec. 3 CHIPLEY — The Chipley Kiwanis Club will hold a Pancake Supper from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Dec. 3 at the Kate M. Smith Elementary School cafeteria. Tickets are $5. They will be available at the door that evening or can be purchased in advance at Community South Credit Union and One South Bank. Saturday, NOVEMBER 23 2013 Volume 90, Number 64 TDC considers exibility in grants Sweeney resigns from council By RANDAL SEYLER 638-0212 | @WCN_HCT rseyler@chipleypaper.co m CHIPLEY — A Wausau-based Pit Bull Terrier dog show brings hundreds of visitors from out of state, and the Washington County Tourist Development Council wants to help keep that tradition going strong. Sheree Folmar had withdrawn her application for a grant from the TDC after attending the council’s recent Event Planner Workshop due to the council’s new policy of providing local radio advertising instead of advertising funding. “She brings in people from all over the country, and her best advertising is the national trade magazine,” said Heather Lopez, executive director of the TDC, during Monday’s meeting at the Washington County Chamber of Commerce building in Chipley. “If she advertises locally, there may be some local people who come by to see the dogs, but her main audience comes from out of state.” Folmar said the local radio would not be very useful for her event so she withdrew her application. Lopez said last year the American Dog Breeders Association dog show Folmar hosts is called the Sunshine State American Pit Bull Terrier Club (APBTC) and the event drew enough people to ll up motels in Chipley. “The only reason all the motels were not full was that some of them have a ‘no pets’ policy, so people were sent to Bonifay,” Lopez said. “Now wait a minute,” said TDC board member Ted Everett. “This is a multi-day event that is bringing heads in beds, which is exactly the kind of thing the TDC is here to support.” Everett suggested the TDC help Folmar with advertising in the national magazine as well as offer some local radio advertising. “We have to be exible with our thinking, we don’t want to have our policies written in stone,” Everett said. The board approved the motion See TDC A3 By RANDAL SEYLER 638-0212 | @WCN_HCT rseyler@chipleypaper.co m CHIPLEY — The third Symposium for Economic Development in Washington County looked at the effect a new industry could have on the local economy. Sponsored by the Washington County Chamber of Commerce, the symposium was held Tuesday at the Panhandle Area Educational Consortium. The meetings bring civic and business leaders together to discuss how to create economic growth in the county. Larry Sassano, president of Florida’s Great Northwest, explained the community role in economic development preparation. Getting an industrial site in front of potential industries means developing the communities’ sites, buildings and infrastructure before hand. “Your county is your product, and you have to get it out there and sell it,” Sassano said. As a representative of Florida’s Great Northwest, Sassano travels to trade shows and site consultants to market the Panhandle to Business, civic leaders discuss economic growth PHOTOS BY RANDAL SEYLER | The News Larry Sassano, right, president of Florida’s Great Northwest, discusses industrial site selection, while Andrew Rhodes, an analyst with Gulf Power, listens during Tuesday’s Symposium on Economic Development. Above, Ted Everett, executive director of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce, welcomes the audience to the third Symposium on Economic Development, held Tuesday at the PAEC in Chipley. Three board members re-elected Chamber hears about Affordable Care Act By RANDAL SEYLER 638-0212 | @WCN_HCT rseyler@chipleypaper.co m CHIPLEY — The Washington County Chamber of Commerce held its nal “Third Thursday” breakfast of 2013 and took care of some organizational issues during the annual membership meeting. President Nicole Bareeld chaired the meeting and re-nominated board members Amy Wiwi, William Steverson and Wayland Fulford, whose terms on the Chamber Board of Directors are expiring, to serve new three-year terms. The board members were reelected by acclamation to continue their service. The board consists of Bare eld, Wiwi, Steverson and Fulford, along with Pat Schlenker, Garrett Martin, Terry Ellis, Julie Dillard, Andrew Fleener, Darrin Wall, Jan Page, and Cindy Johnson Brown. Fulford is replacing Past President Philip Pippin on the board, and Janet Kinney will replace Schlenker on the board after the rst of the year. Bare eld also recognized the Chamber staff, including Executive Director Ted Everett and Administrative Assistant Chris MacBlain, and the Chamber Ambassadors. “Congratulations to the board members, and thanks to the Northwest Florida Community Hospital staff, who provide us our meeting place and this great breakfast,” Everett said. 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g h e s t b i d d e r f a i l s t o p r o c e e d w i t h t h e p u r c h a s e M o n da y 1 1 / 2 5 t h r o u g h Sa tur da y 1 1 / 3 0 1 0 % o f f E N T I R E G I F T D E P A R TM E NT U p t o 5 0 % o f f s e l ect i t em s S h o p l oc a l l y f o r g r e a t g if t s S e r vi c e D ru g S to r e 5 3 4 1 Br o wn S t r ee t G r a c e v i l l e 2 6 3 3 2 5 7 M o n d a y F r i d a y 8 : 0 0 a m t o 5 : 0 0 p m S a t u r d a y 8 : 0 0 a m t o 1 2 : 3 0 p m Clo s e d T h a nk s g i v i ng D a y S A L E J E W E L RY G IF T S S HOE S W A LLE T S S C AR V ES WAUSAU Monday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday: 1-6 p.m. Wednesday: Closed Thursday: 1-6 p.m. Friday-Sunday: Closed HOLMES COUNTY Monday: Closed Tuesday-Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday: 8 a.m. to noon Sunday: Closed WAShH INGTON COUNTY Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday-Sunday: Closed VERNON Monday: Closed Tuesday-Wednesday: 1-6 p.m. Thursday: Closed Friday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday: Closed SS UNNY HILLS Monday: 1-6 p.m. Tuesday: Closed Wednesday: 1-6 p.m. Thursday-Sunday: Closed Library H OURSOURS SATURSATUR D AY AY The Holmes County Community Health Clinic located at 203 W. Iowa Street, Bonifay, will be open from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., the rst and third Saturday The Alford Community Health Clinic will be the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month, from 10 a.m. until the last patient is seen. 10 a.m. – noon: Children’s education day 4th Saturday of every month North Bay Clan Tribal Grounds, 1560 Lonnie Road.SUNSUN D AY AY 8 p.m.: Alcoholics Anonymous meeting in the board room at Graceville-Campbellton Hospital in Graceville.MONMON D AY AY 10 a.m. to noon: Holmes Council on Aging provides bingo, exercise, games, activities, hot meals and socialization. 11 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 6386217. Donations accepted. 6 p.m.: Third Monday Holmes/Washington Relay For Life Meeting at Patillos 6-7:30 p.m.: Salvation Army Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Program (SADVP) hosts a domestic violence support group at the SADVP Rural Outreach ofce, 1461 S. Railroad Ave., Apartment 1, in Chipley. Call Emma or Jess at 415-5999.TUESTUES D AY AY 8 to 9 a.m.: Tai Chi Class at the Washington County Public Library, Chipley Branch 8 to 10 a.m.: Church Fellowship Breakfasts at Around the Corner Grill. Breakfast provided. All denominations welcome. 10 a.m. to noon: Holmes Council on Aging provides hot meals and socialization. 11 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 6386217. Donations accepted.N N oon: Chipley Kiwanis Club meeting.N N oon: Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting, New Life Assembly Fellowship Hall, Chipley. 5 p.m.: BINGO at St. Joseph Catholic Church games start at 6:25 p.m. Call Peg Russ at 638-451 6 p.m.: Holmes County Commission meets second Tuesdays. 7 p.m.: Narcotics Anonymous meeting, Blessed Trinity Catholic Church on County Road 177AW E E D NES NES D AY AY 10 a.m. to noon: Holmes Council on Aging provides hot meals and socialization. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: The Vernon Historical Society Museum is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meetings are fourth Wednesdays at 2 p.m. 11 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 6386217. Donations accepted. 1 p.m.: Line dancing, Washington Council on Aging in Chipley. 7 p.m.: Depression and Bipolar Support Group meets at First Baptist Church educational annex building in Bonifay. Call 547-4397. Community C ALENALEN D ARAR HAIRITAGE HOUSE SS ALON AN dD BOUTIQUE RR ANd D AL SS EYLER | The News The Washington County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Hairitage House Salon and Boutique on Tuesday in Chipley. Owners Tomalita Granberry and Julie Sellers operate a full service family salon with a gift boutique, and they specialize in Redkin color and Tommy Taylor acrylic nails. The business is located at 1300 N. Railroad Ave. Vernon Middle School celebrated Veteran’s Day with a ceremony honoring military veterans Nov. 11. The gymnasium was lled with students, parents and community leaders gathered with a common goal, to honor our military past and present. Several military veterans participated in the mid-day program. In addition to student presentations, Vernon Middle School’s Young Boyz to Men Club, Jr. BETA Club, Band, and fth grade chorus, played an instrumental part in saluting those who have and are currently serving. Vernon High School’s Junior ROTC posted colors. The program concluded with a candle lighting ceremony signifying Veteran’s passing the torch of responsibility on to the next generation. V MSMS cC ELEBRATES VETERAN’S DAYSS PEc C IAL TO Th H E NN E w W S Special to the News Students in Mrs. Ledet’s 3rd and 4th grade class at Vernon Elementary are learning the old fashioned way of long-distance correspondence. Earlier this year they all received letters from their Vietnamese Pen Pals — 12 time zone hours away. Each student also received a special souvenir gift, a carefully sculpted sea shell keychain, from the small coastal town of Vung Tau, and had the opportunity to sample authentic Vietnamese candy. The children have just nished writing their return letters on special fall-time stationary to send a long with individual laminated leaf-art pictures, and pictures of themselves. Mrs. Ledet also sent some hot apple cider packs, so their pen-pals can experience something from the U.S., not sold in their own country. The students in both countries will learn about life and customs from their newly found friendships, from countries half way around the world from their own. SS PEc C IAL TO Th H E N N E w W S Vernon Elementary School students recently received letters from Vietnamese pen pals. VES students receive letter from Vietnamese pen-pals

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Local Washington County News | A3 Saturday, November 23, 2013 Board member Amy Wiwi announced the Cham ber’s plans to hold its rst annual Chili Cook-Off on Dec. 7 as part of the city’s Christmas Fest. “We’re limiting entry to 10 entries, and we already have six,” Wiwi said. “If you have one of the best chili recipes in Washington County, then be sure to sign up.” The cook-off will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Farmers Market Complex in downtown Chipley with chili judging beginning at 5:30 p.m. During the November Chipley City Council meet ing, Everett invited Mayor Linda Cain and the city council members to come serve as judges for the cookoff. The public is invited to attend all of the Christmas Fest events. The annual Christmas Parade will begin at 3:30 p.m. with line-up begin ning at 2:30 p.m. at the old Chipley High School track. Photos with Santa will be available from 2 to 3 p.m. and from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the gazebo downtown. At 5:30 p.m. there will be a reading of the Cajun “The Night Before Christmas” by Kermit Soileau. The Spanish Trail Play house will also stage their program, “A Classic Chipley Christmas,” at 7 p.m. at the historic Chipley High School auditorium, on Dec. 7. There will also be car riage and pony rides, food and drinks and the Wash ington County Historical Museum will be holding an Open House as part of the Christmas festivities. The program’s topic was Affordable Care Act: Key Small Business Provisions, and it was presented by Donna Padgug, a business development specialist with the U.S. Small Business Ad ministration North Florida District Ofce. “Businesses that have fewer than 25 full-time em ployees and that pay aver age annual wages below $50,000 and contribute 50 percent or more toward employees’ self-only health insurance premiums may qualify for a small busi ness tax credit of up to 35 percent,” Padgug said. “In 2014 this credit goes up to 50 percent.” Another change will be the requirement that ag gregate annual health care costs be reported on the W-2. However, the W-2 re porting requirement does not apply to employers re quired to le fewer than 250 Form W-2s in the previous calendar year. “The employee does not have to pay tax on this amount, it is just for infor mational purposes.” Padgug said employees of small businesses will have insurance options in January 2014, with open enrollment now ongoing, through the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP), which will provide a broader-based insurance pool for small businesses to participate in. The SHOP program will offer small businesses in creased purchasing power to obtain a better choice of high-quality coverage at a lower cost. The SHOP program will also pool risks for small groups and reduce adminis trative complexity, reducing costs. In 2016, employers with up to 100 employees will be able to participate. “The more people you have in your pool, the better it is for everyone and it low ers the risk and ultimately it lowers premium costs,” she said. So w ell T r actor Co ., Inc. 2841 Hwy 77 North, P anama City www .so w elltr actor co .com W e T rade for Anything That Don’ t Eat! Financing Arranged (W AC) potential developers. “This year I am working on 52 projects, and so far two of those have actually made announcements,” Sassano said. He often travels to New Jersey, Dallas and Atlanta to meet with site consultants and to prospect for industries that could re locate to Florida. The nal step is clos ing the deal, Sassano said, which includes identify ing state and local incen tives and coordinating with the client to complete the agreement. “When companies look at sites as possible locations, it is more of a process of elimination,” Sassano said. “Companies look to elimi nate as many locations as possible before they actu ally start looking at sites.” The rst phase of site searching begins with a ranking of the site crite ria, mapping the coverage area, issuing a Request for Proposals, and then select ing communities where the business may succeed. Once the sites are vis ited and ranked, negotia tions begin and after due diligence a nal site is se lected. At that point, there is an announcement made and incentive assistance is offered, Sassano said. Andrew Rhodes of Gulf Power explained the eco nomic potential of a 100-job industry locating in Wash ington County by using a real example of an industry that was looking to locate in the Panhandle. A food processing facili ty seeking a 160,000 squarefoot building with 22-foot ceilings and 10-15 acres was looking to locate in the region. The facility needed 660,430 gallons of water per day, which is a requirement beyond the capacity of any water utility in Washington County. “When I saw that, I had to say, ‘we’d love to help you, but we just can’t do it,’” said Ted Everett, executive director of the Chamber of Commerce. “That is a tremendous amount of water,” Sassano said. “There are not very many municipalities in our area that could handle that type of a request.” However, if the county had been capable of host ing such a facility, those 100 jobs would have generated over $5 million in labor in come and another $3.8 mil lion in indirect and induced effect on the local economy, Rhodes said. “The impact is truly regional,” Rhodes said. “Only 36.8 percent of the workforce in Washington County comes from Wash ington County.” Workers for jobs in Washington County also come from Jackson, Holmes, Bay Walton, Cal houn, Escambia, Okaloosa, Leon and Gulf Counties as well, with Jackson County leading the pack with 13.5 percent. “The high tide oats all boats,” Everett said. “Job creation is not just some thing that helps those 100 people, it’s good for the whole county.” GROWTH from page A1 P hotos by RANDAL SEYLEr R | The News Donna Padgug, a business development specialist with the U.S. Small Business Administration North Florida District Ofce, discusses the Affordable Health Care Act at the Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s meeting on Thursday in Chipley. Wayland Fulford, left, and Amy Wiwi stand as they are congratulated on being re-elected to the Washington County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors on Thursday. RE-ELECTED from page A1 FILE PHOTO | The News The Wausau-based Sunshine State APBTC dog show draws contestants from all over the country to Washington County. to grant $400 to the ADBA dog show to go toward na tional advertising. The board also tabled accepting the resignation of Scott Sweeney from the TDC. Sweeney submitted a letter informing the board of his intention to move to Holmes County to reside, although he will continue to work at Falling Waters State Park in Chipley. Lopez said she would research whether or not members of the TDC were required to live in the county that the council serves. Another member, Mark Hess, now also resides out side the county, so Lopez will nd out if they can con tinue to serve on the TDC. The board also put off advertising the open seat on the TDC until the matter can be researched. Linda Cain, mayor of Chi pley, is being replaced on the TDC board by Lee Dell Ken nedy, a city councilman who serves as Chipley’s mayor pro tem. The board voted to renew Cain, Hess and Dana Phillips’ terms during the meeting. The board members also voted to cancel their De cember meeting due to the holidays. TDCTDC from page A1 DD ixie Y Y outh Basketball Sign-UpsB ONI ONI F AY AY — Holmes County Dixie Youth Basketball Sign-Ups will be held from 9 a.m. to noon today, Nov. 23, at the Bonifay Recreational Center (Under the Pavilion. Age groups will be ve to seven years old, eight to 10 years old and 11 to 13 years old. The cost to sign-up is $40. Please bring a copy of the child’s birth certicate. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me via email aleesta@doctorsmemorial.org or cell phone 768-0548. Santa’s Sluggers Softball T T ournament C HIHI P LEYLEY — The 2013 Santa’s Sluggers Benet Softball Tournament will be held today, Nov. 23, at Pals Park in Chipley. Register a team for $150 per team deadline is Nov. 13. Teams must be equal (5 Males and 5 Females). No competitive travel teams will be allowed. Business sponsorships are available for $75 and includes recognition and a logo on the shirts. The proceeds will benet Washington County’s neediest on Christmas because no child should wake up to an empty tree. For more information email Seamus O’Neill at Washington County EMS at, seamus_emt@hotmail. com or email Andrea Gainey at the Washington County Sheriff’s Ofce at andreagainey@wcso.u s Caryville TT urkey Shoot C AA R Y Y V ILLEILLE — Caryville Volunteer Fire Department will be holding their annual Turkey Shoot fundraiser at 10 a.m. today, Nov. 23, on State Road 90 located beside the Caryville Town Hall. Turkey and ham will be provided at $3 per shot. 12, 16, 20 and 410 gauge shells will also be provided. Relay For LL ife Bake Sale C HIHI P LEYLEY — The Northwest Florida Community Hospital will be holding a Bake Sale from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 26. All proceeds will go to the Holmes/Washington County Relay For Life.II t’s Movie TT ime C HIHI P LEYLEY — The Washington County Public Library will be holding movie time at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 26, at the Chipley branch. The movie being shown will be “Epic.” From the creators of Ice Age comes the year’s funniest, most exhilarating animated adventure. Transported to a magical world, a teenager (Amanda Seyfried) is recruited by a nature spirit, Queen Tara (Beyonc Knowles), to help the “Leafman” save their existence and ours from evil warriors. The whole family will love this fast paced thrill ride, with its astonishing animation and an all-star voice cast that includes Colin Farrell, Oscar Winner Christoph Waltz and Steven Tyler. The library is located at 1444 Jackson Ave. (Highway 90) in Chipley.AA Jazzy Christmas C HI HI P LEY LEY — Looking for a great way to kick off the holiday season? Join the Chipley High School Jazz Ensemble for “A Jazzy Christmas” Dinner Concert on Dec. 2. Sponsored by the Chipley Band Boosters, this event features a steak dinner, accompanied by the sounds of the holiday season performed live by the talented musicians of the CHS Jazz Ensemble. Tickets are $45 per couple or $30 per person. Proceeds from the event will help the CHS Band in its fundraising effort to travel to Washington DC in May 2014 to pay a musical tribute to our country’s veterans as part of the National Memorial Day Concert Series at the National World War II Monument. “A Jazzy Christmas” begins at 6 P.M., at the First Baptist Church Student Building on South Boulevard. Advance tickets can be purchased from any CHS Band member or parent, or make your reservation by phone through the CHS Band Ofce at 638-6100, extension 525, or by email at chipleyband@gmail.com before Nov. 26. Community E vV ENT sS

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F AITH www.chipleypaper.com A Section POSTMASTER: Send address change to: Washington County News P.O. Box 627, Chipley, FL 32428 USPS 667-360 SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN COUNTY 13 weeks: $18.98; 26 weeks: $27.30; 52 weeks: $46.20 OUT OF COUNTY 13 weeks: $23.14; 26 weeks: $34.65; 52 weeks: $57.75 The News is published every Wednesday and Saturday by Halifax Media Group, 1364 N. Railroad Ave., Chipley, FL 32428. Periodicals postage paid at Chipley, Florida. Copyright 2013, Halifax Media Group. All Rights Reserved. COPYRIGHT NOTICE: T he entire contents of the Washington County News are fully protected by copyright and cannot be reproduced in any form for any purpose without the expressed permission of Halifax Media Group. Nicole P. Bare eld, Publisher Randal Seyler, Editor Cameron Everett, Production Supervisor Home delivery subscribers may be charged a higher rate for holiday editions. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of this paper or Halifax Media Group. WANT MORE? Find us online at chipleypaper.com friend us on Facebook or tweet us @WCN_HCT CONTACT US PUBLISHER Nicole Bare eld: nbare eld@chipleypaper.com NEWS, SPORTS OR OPINION news@chipleypaper.com CLASSIFIED & CIRCULATION 850-638-0212 mkabaci@ chipleypaper.com Circulation Customer Service 1-800-345-8688 ADVERTISING Stephanie Smith: ssmith@ chipleypaper. com 850-638-0212 Several news stories have surfaced recently about abusive school teachers, babysitters and more. In some cases, the abuse was documented by audio recording devices or hidden cameras. When I lived in another state, one youngster recorded ongoing violence in a foster home and sent it to a local TV news station, revealing that people who’d won accolades for taking in children were actually abusive thugs. After reading one such story online last week, I was intrigued by the public commentary, much of which involved people’s own stories of abuse. These harrowing tales recalled memories of beatings and psychological abuse, often in school settings. If you think it doesn’t matter who handles our society’s children, think again. I had a dreadful rst grade teacher. In her “care,” children were whipped, ridiculed, harassed and constantly berated. Her actions deeply affected me. It wasn’t physical violence in my case, but an onslaught of intensely hostile remarks coupled with a publicly humiliating experience. By contrast, my preschool experiences involved gentle, patient people. I remember kindergarten fondly. First grade, not so much. So why would I even remember rst grade today? Because my teacher, a sadistic old bag, made quite an impression on me. She was a teacher, all right. I learned classroom basics better from every other teacher before and since, but she did teach me one thing: how not to treat others. Fortunately, it’s not as easy to get away with mistreating children, the elderly and the disabled as it was in previous generations. I’ve seen videos of nursing home employees striking elderly patients. Maybe if more nursing homes used cameras, employees would reconsider harming people in their care. Some chronic abusers gravitate toward careers leaving them in charge of people weaker than themselves. They may shift from one school, hospital or institution to the next, and by the time their offenses are discovered, there’s an extensive trail of damage. Memories of abuse can last a lifetime. Mistreat a child, and there’s an excellent chance he’ll remember it in old age. On the other hand, most abusers go comfortably to their graves without a moment’s thought for those whose lives they’ve wrecked. Victims of abuse can suffer for years, even after their abuser has died or moved away. Bad memories cause bitterness that can haunt people for life. The bullies win twice, once when perpetrating the harm, and again whenever the victim remembers it. Almost every religion teaches some variation of the Golden Rule. Some act as if it doesn’t apply when dealing with children. But notice that the rule isn’t followed by the words, “unless they’re younger than you.” It also doesn’t say, “unless they’re elderly” or even “unless they’re animals.” The Golden Rule doesn’t have an escape clause. So if you’re dealing with living beings of any age, be careful. The things you say and do can have lifelong effects, both on yourself and others. SHANNON SEYLER Faithfully Yours DiBiase to visit Chipley church CHIPLEY — Threetime WWF Tag Team Champion Ted DiBiase, “The Million Dollar Man,” will be at the First Presbyterian Church in Chipley at 6 p.m. today, Nov. 23. Tickets are $15 and include a meal and the program. All proceeds go to the First Presbyterian Church Roof Fund. For tickets or for more information call the church at 638-1629. FUMC Bake Sale CHIPLEY — The First United Methodist Church of Chipley will be holding a Bake Sale starting at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 26, and Wednesday, Nov. 27, at Advance Auto Parts in Chipley. There will be cookies, brownies, pies and more. All items are homemade. Proceeds will go to the mission trip fund to God’s grace Ministry in Africa. For more information call Luke or Hope Scho eld at 638-0010. Leonia Baptist Church Free Thanksgiving Dinner LEONIA — There will be a Free Community Wide Thanksgiving Dinner at noon on Thursday, Nov. 28, at Leonia Baptist Church, 1124 Gillman Road, Leonia. For more information call 956-9992. Mt. Zion presents the McKameys ESTO — Mt. Zion Independent Baptist Church will present the McKameys at 7 p.m. on Nov. 30. The church is located at 3205 Highway 2 in Esto, and the concert is free. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call Chris Smith at 768-0843 or email mtzionindp@ gmail.com. Clara Baker Memorial CHIPLEY — The 5th United Holiness Church will be holding a memorial service for Sister Clara Baker at 11 a.m. on Nov. 30 at the church. All family friends, co-workers and loved ones are invited to come to this memorial celebration. The church is located at 708 Peach Street in Chipley. ‘Everyone Sing! Choir Festival’ in Bonifay BONIFAY —Bonifay First United Methodist Church is hosting “Everyone Sing! Choir Festival” on Feb. 1, 2014. The Baptist College of Florida will be our guest artist and Dr. William H. Davis of the college will be our guest conductor. All choirs and/or singers are welcome to participate in a day of fun activities and fellowship. A festival concert will be held at 6 p.m., in the evening. Other choirs participating are the Masterworks Choir of Enterprise and Walton County High School choir. If you would like to participate or to nd out more, please contact Roy Hoobler (royhoobler@ yahoo.com) by Dec. 1. Advent recital and lunch BONIFAY — Bonifay First United Methodist Church will hold an Advent recital/luncheon for the community at 11:30 on Dec. 4, to celebrate this special season. The program will feature music for Advent and Christmas performed by the church’s organist, Roy Hoobler, ending with the famous “Hallelujah Chorus.” The community is invited to take their lunch break for this 25 minute recital. Lunch will be served in the Fellowship all immediate following for 30 minutes. Women with Hattitude CHIPLEY – 5th United Holiness Church will be holding a Women With Hattitude Program at 11 a.m., on Dec. 7 at the Washington County Ag Center. Be sure to wear your beautiful hats. the guest speaker will be Minister Jweana Lowe of the 2nd United Holiness Church in Donalsonville, Ga. St. Luke’s Fine Art Series MARIANNA — St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will be holding its Fine Art Series at 4 p.m. on Dec. 15. This installment of the series will be featuring the Capital Cordsmen and their Barbershop Quartets. A Meet the Artists Reception will follow the recital. Donations will be accepted. The church is located at 4362 Lafayette Street in Marianna. For more information call 482-2431. Holiday Mass/ schedules CHIPLEY — St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Chipley will hold Holiday Services on the following schedule: Reconciliation at St. Anne in Marianna on Dec. 10 at 6 p.m. and on Dec. 11 at St. Joseph the Worker at 6 p.m.; Mass Schedule, Dec. 24, Vigil Mass at St. Joseph the Worker at 5 p.m.; Midnight Mass at St. Anne, Marianna; and Christmas Day, Dec. 25, Mass will be held at St. Anne at 8:30 a.m. and St. Joseph the Worker at 11 a.m. Red Hill UMC Mission Supper BONIFAY — Red Hill UMC’s next Mission Supper will be Jan. 24, 2014. We take the months of October, November and December off. Abuse leaves mental scars that last NONPROFIT OF THE WEEK: THE FLORIDA HISTORICAL SOCIETY The Florida Historical Society is a statewide organization dedicated to preserving the rich history of the Sunshine State. It was originally founded in St. Augustine in 1856, later reorganizing in 1902. In 2002, the group celebrated its 100th annual meeting in Mount Dora, FL. The organization’s library houses an extensive collection of books, maps, manuscripts, documents, photographs and other historical items. Their Facebook page has an intriguing “Today in Florida History” segment. The group additionally hosts the “Florida Frontiers” weekly radio magazine and a lecture series. With a statewide focus, the Florida Historical Society has been a reliable guardian of Florida’s historical heritage for over a century. Florida Historical Society http://www.my oridahistory.org 435 Brevard Ave. Cocoa, FL 32922 321-690-1971 Saturday, November 23, 2013 Page 4 THE MCKAMEYS Gap Pond church honors veterans Special to the News CHIPLEY — On Nov. 10, the members of Gap Pond Freewill Baptist Church held a special ceremony for the veterans of the church. Veterans present that day included Willie Morris (USAF RET), Guy Webb (USAF RET), and John Dailey (USMC). The church also remembered recently passed veterans Joe Fontaine (USAF RET) and Joe Russo (USA RET), 28 veterans buried in the church cemetery, and a church veteran not present, Robert Walters (US Army). Each veteran received a small US ag. Eunice McKinney then read them a special poem she had composed for Veteran’s Day. The church also sang patriotic songs and did the Pledge of Allegiance. ‘America’ By Eunice O McKinney A — Aim to keep our country free, To aim for the salvation of the Lord in heaven M — Memories, the ones our parents passed down to us and the ones we create with our children. Memories the soldiers took with them that reminded them of what they were ghting for (family and freedom) E — Education – To learn right from wrong, good from evil, to learn the word of God in the house of our choosing. To educate others of mistakes made in the past (History). R — Remember the loved ones and beliefs we defend to keep this land free. (Rights) Religion, Respect, and Redemption I — Inheritance – that speaks for itself, what we’ve learned and passed down to our family and friends (knowledge) C — Children – the future of America. Teach them the history of past, present, and what to expect in the future, the glory of God and their rights and freedom (future). A — America – Our home. What it means to some: Aim to make Memories to learn to Educate future Americans to Remember the Battles of God and Country to teach Inheritance of what we pass down to our Children which are the future of America SPECIAL TO THE NEWS Veterans Willie Morris, Guy Webb, John Dailey (seated) on Veterans Day at Gap Pond Freewill Baptist Church. Below, Eunice McKinney reading her Veterans Day poem, “America,” on Nov. 11. Faith EVENTS

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Washington County News | A5 Saturday, November 23, 2013 Ebro man one of 10 arrested in police sting Suspects charged with intent to have sex with a minor DEFUNIAK SPRINGS — Police ar rested 10 area men, including an Ebro resident, on charges of intent to have sexual rela tions with a minor, according to a news release from the Walton County Sheriff’s Ofce. The WCSO, along with other members of the North Florida Internet Crimes Against Chil dren Task Force, conducted an operation called “Operation Tur key Hunt” to take all violators into custody who traveled from multiple locations to Walton County with the intent to have sexual relations with a minor. Arrested in the sting opera tion were: John Reyes, 42, of Mobile, Ala., charged with one count obscene communication use computer to seduce solicit lure child and one charge obscene communication travel to meet use computer to solicit guardian; Ren Greco, 25, of Lynn Haven; charged with one count obscene communication use computer to seduce solicit lure child and one count obscene communication travel to meet after use comput er to lure child; Mohammed Alhamdy, 30, of Fort Walton Beach, charged with one count obscene communica tion use computer to solicit par ent guardian consent and one count obscene communication travel to meet use computer to solicit guardian; Scott Newbern, 51, of Sand estin, (originally from Bruns wick, Ga., but was attending a conference), charged with one count obscene communication use computer to solicit parent guardian consent and one count obscene communication travel to meet use computer to solicit guardian; Charles Maines, 21, of Ebro, charged with one count obscene communication use computer to solicit parent guardian consent and one count obscene commu nication travel to meet use com puter to solicit guardian; Jerry Hartman, 40, of Fort Rucker, Ala., charged with one count obscene communication use computer to solicit parent guardian consent and one count obscene communication travel to meet use computer to solicit guardian; William Moodie, 24, of Sand estin, charged with one count ob scene communication use com puter to seduce solicit lure child and one charge misdemeanor obscene communication; Timothy Coffey, 39, of Fort Walton Beach, charged with one count obscene communication use computer to solicit parent guardian consent and one count obscene communication travel to meet use computer to solicit guardian; Melvin Andrews, 24, of Fort Walton Beach, charged with one count obscene communication use computer to seduce solicit lure child and one count ob scene communication travel to meet after use computer to lure child; Nick Walker, 22, of Freeport, charged with one count obscene communication use computer to solicit parent guardian consent and one count obscene commu nication travel to meet use com puter to solicit guardian. “We want those individuals who would prey on our children to be afraid of what is waiting be hind the door for them,” Walton County Sheriff Mike Adkinson said. “I want them to understand that when it comes to protecting our children, we are the boogey man waiting to get them.” The operation ran from Nov. 13-18. During the course of the operation, numerous posts were placed on several social net working sites. The undercover proles that were used online were mostly of juvenile females and males with the approximate age of 12 to 13 years old. The online advertisements had been posted to target sus pects who engage in sexual ac tivities with underage minors within the state of Florida. Ten individuals responded to online advertisements through the use of email and electronic communications. According to police, during conversations between some of the suspects and the undercov er ofcer, who was posing as a 12-year-old female’s mother, the suspects solicited the “mother” to engage in sexual activity with the 12-year-old female. Other conversations con sisted of the suspect engaging in conversations with the un dercover ofcer, posing as a 13year-old male, and the suspect soliciting the 13-year-old male to engage in sexual activity, ac cording to police. During the course of the conversations, the suspects ob tained an address, and upon ar rival at the location the suspects were all taken into custody. The suspects’ ages ranged from ear ly 20s to early 50s, and occupa tions run the gamut from activeduty military to steel worker, retail sales, unemployed and a preacher. All suspects were booked at the Walton County Department of Corrections. Each suspect was issued a $1 million bond with the release conditions of no contact with minors and that they be required to wear an electronic tracking device, ac cording to police. To combat the online sexual exploitation of children, many hours were devoted to the plan ning and execution of this oper ation, Adkinson said. In the com ing weeks, additional arrests could be made in connection with Operation Turkey Hunt. In addition to the Walton County Sheriff’s Ofce, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, St Johns County Sheriff’s Ofce, Gainesville Police Department, Escambia County Sheriff’s Ofce, Pen sacola Police Department, Bay County Sheriff’s Ofce, Talla hassee Police Department and Crestview Police Department all participated in the task force investigation. JOH nN R eE Y esES R enEN G reRE CO MOH ammedAMMED ALH amdAMD Y SCOTT N eE WB ernERN CC H arAR L esES M ainesAINES J errERR Y Har HAR T manMAN WiWI LL iamIAM MOO dieDIE TimTIM OTHY C C O ffeFFE Y M eE LVinIN A ndreNDRE W sS N iI C kK Wa WAL kerKER CLASSIFIEDS Saturday, November 23, 2013 Washington County News | A5 Thanksgiving Holiday Classified In-column D E AD LI N E S Washington Co. News Holmes County Times To Run Wednesday, November 27 'XH)ULGD\1RYHPEHUSP &DOORU RUYLVLWXVRQOLQHDW HPHUDOGFRDVWPDUNHWSODFHFRP 7KHFODVVLILHGGHSDUWPHQW ZLOOEHFORVHG7KXUVGD\1RYHPEHU :HZLOORSHQ)ULGD\ 1RYHPEHUDWDP For Rent First in Chipley, Mini Warehouses. If you don’t have the room, “We Do” Lamar Townsend (850)638-4539, north of Townsend’s. R&B Tree Removal 6HUYLFH6WXPS*ULQG ODQGVFDSHFOHDULQJ )UHH(VWLPDWHV /LVFHQVHG,QVXUHG C&C Bookkeeping and Tax Service. Open 5 days a week. 8:00am-4:00pm. Call (850)638-1483 Care and Cleaning for the elderly and Assisted Living. Contact 850-849-0089 for rates and information 11-3472 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #: 2011-CA-000546 Regions Bank d/b/a Regions Mortgage Plaintiff, -vs.Stephanie L. M. Cook a/k/a Stephine L. M. Cook; Washington County, Florida; Unknown Parties in Possession #1, If living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order dated October 24, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 2011-CA-000546 of the Circuit Court of the 14th Judicial Circuit in and for Washington County, Florida, wherein Regions Bank d/b/a Regions Mortgage, Plaintiff and Stephanie L. M. Cook a/k/a Stephine L. M. Cook are defendant(s), I, Clerk of Court, Linda Hayes Cook, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash AT THE FRONT COURTHOUSE STEP OF THE WASHINGTON COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 201 WEST JACKSON AVENUE, CHIPLEY, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M. CENTRAL STANDARD TIME. on January 8, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 9, BLOCK 213, OF SUNNY HILLS UNIT TWO, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGES 28-37, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator by mail at P.O. Box 1089, Panama City, FL 32402 at (850) 747-5338, at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing impaired, call 711. Linda Hayes Cook CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Washington County, Florida K. McDaniel DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT Submitted By: ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACH, LLP 2424 North Federal Highway, Suite 360 Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (561) 998-6700 (561) 998-6707 As published in the Washington County News on November 23, 2013 and November 30, 2013 S pe PE C ia IA L TO THe E N e E W s S The Walton County Sheriff’s Ofce, along with the North Florida Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, recently arrested 10 area residents in an online sting operation. Local | Classieds

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A6 | Washington County News Saturday, November 23, 2013 CLASSIFIEDS Sales SALES REPRESENT A TIVE W ashington County News & Holmes County T imes Advertiser Halifax Media Group is looking for sales representatives and account executives with a background in outside sales, B2B and business development. If you are in sales and confident in your sales abilities, then this opportunity may be for you. Washington and Holmes counties are just a short drive to the World’s Most Beautiful Beaches and have plenty of outdoor recreational opportunities. As an outside sales rep, you will be working as a business development manager selling Business to Business. Responsibilities: Preparing for appointments -travel is local and typically within a 50 mile radius of your office Meeting daily with owners of small to medium sized businesses with the goal of marketing and securing Business Conducting our “solutions based” approach to qualifying potential business for new sales leads in between appointments and during networking opportunities Contacting Sales Coordinator with feedback from appointments and sharing new business lead opportunities. Reviewing the day’s successes and challenges with your Sales Manager, gaining sales support as appropriate—all administrative support people have a vested interest in your success In our organization, we offer the following to our outside sales Account Executives : Great Benefits and Compensation Program Commissions and Bonus New hire and ongoing training and development Requirements: At least two years of face-to-face direct sales, outside sales, B2B, Business Development experience is preferred. Bachelor’s degree preferred but not necessary. We will consider the right experience over a degree Highly self-motivated and self-disciplined with ability to work effectively with little or no supervision Outgoing personality with expertise at developing relationships, particularly with business owners, company decision-makers and CEOs. Good communicator-excellent listening skills and ability to offer solutions. To apply: Send resume to lgrimes@pcnh.com EOE, Drug-Free Workplace No phone calls, please Web ID#: 34268870 Sales The News Herald is seeking an innovative and experienced Sales Manager Who will be responsible for leading and creating integrated multi-media sales strategies to drive revenue across multiple platforms. We are seeking a passionate, highly organized team player who will effectively train and motivate the sales team, using sales planners, the 5-step sales process and consistent accountability to drive their success. The Sales Manager will be creative, yet analytical. Responsibilities: z Meets or exceeds sales and revenue goals. z Advocates the methodical & standardized 5-step sales approach to buyers. This approach includes planning & preparing for the call, needs analyses, building a compelling solution, developing and closing an effective sales presentation, and following up to ensure client satisfaction. z Communicates and advocates the company’s vision for a world class sales team, excelling at building active accounts with solutions from a diverse product and services portfolio. Develops and consistently supports staff development by providing clear expectations, tools and training, sales goals, accountability and frequent feedback. z Collaborates with other managers to generate new sales ideas and stays abreast of product and platformchanges. z Develops sales team, striving for world class execution and results. This includes training/coaching, use of data in sales presentations, creating a vision and integrated sales campaigns for the client, producing sales presentations, and using analytics to measure the solution’s ROI for the client. Requirements: z Bachelor’s degree or comparable experience. z Proven record of successful leadership in a goal-oriented, highly accountable environment. z Successful record of team building and leadership. z Excellent organizational and analytical skills. The ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities is essential. z Digital sales experience. Proven digital sales management experiences. z A deep and broad understanding of the market and competition z Strong communication, negotiation and influencing skills. z Proficient PC skills including Microsoft applications Excel and Word. In addition, must be well versed in digital sales tools, including job boards, search, email, social marketing and analytics. z Demonstrated innovation, leadership, communication, and staff development skills. Possesses ability to coach and be coached. z Strong ethical standards and integrity are a must. z Understanding of research tools is a huge plus. z Ensures that the business unit meets and/or exceeds revenue expectations z Proven sales management experience All full-time employees are eligible for health & dental insurance, Life/ AD&D/Long-term disability Insurance, 401k plan, and paid time off. In addition, we offer: Performance/Incentive Based Pay Scale Friendly Team Environment Supportive & Motivating Staff to help you succeed Positive, Professional, and Upbeat work environment We promote from within! 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The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Certificate Number: 2673 Year of Issuance: 2011 Parcel ID#: 06-0369-0004 Description of Property: LOT 4 BLOCK 369 SUNNY HILLS UNIT 6 as per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2 pg 60-76. Assessed to: ANTHONY CERLINI, PAUL B PENNDORF, GEORGE R BAIRD, JOHN C LILLIE, MCKINLEY KOCH, EDITH C CORRELL, JULIAN E POOLE, RICHARD A WEEKS, HELEN L ROBERTS, ALBERT LIPP, MANETTO INVESTMENT CO All said property being in Washington County, Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on January 08, 2014 at 10:00 AM Dated this 19th, day of November, 2013. LINDA HAYES COOK CLERK OF COURT, WASHINGTON COUNTY FLORIDA By Trudee Wills, Deputy Clerk Nov 23, 30 Dec 07, 14, 2013. Notice of Application for Tax Deed Notice is hereby given that, TC Tampa 1, LLC, the holder of the following certificate, has filed said Tax Certificate to be issued thereon. The parcel number, certificate number, year of issuance, description of the property and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate Number 0447Year of Issuance 2011 Parcel ID#: 00-1439-0000 Assessed To: Britney J Menckeberg Description of Property: ORB 810 Page 74 Section 4, Township 4 North, Range 13. For full legal description contact the Washington County Clerk’s Office. All said property being in Washington Co., Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to the law, the property described shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 10:00 AM. Dated this 18th, day of November, 2013.Linda Hayes Cook, Clerk of Court, Washington Co. FL. By: Kayla E, Deputy Clerk As published in the Washington County News on November 23, 30 and December 7, 14, 2013. For Sale 1 Pair Grey Chinese geese $40; 3 Nigerian dwarf Goats $300, male alone $150. 850-535-2585 or 850-381-7517. For Sale: Large Ceramic Kiln, many molds, lots of paints, pouring table & accessories. Large shelving (850)547-5244. 4 Family Yard Sale Nov. 23, 8:00 until, Furniture, Scentsy, Adult and children’s clothes, toys and lots more. In front of Dr. Taylors office Highway 90. 5 Family Yard Sale Saturday Nov. 23 8AM until. Adult and children’s clothes, household items, hunting supplies, craft supplies, furniture ECT. Parking lot of Taylor chiropractic, corner of 7th street and Highway 90. Mo’s Trading Post and Flea Market 5157 HWY 77, Sunny Hills, Greenhead area. Tables, Spaces, booths. Daily, weekly or month. Call for rates 850-326-2201. Yard Sale Saturday, November 23 8 a.m-until. 1032 Brickyard Rd, Chipley. Across from Westpoint-Stevens. Craftsman Tool Chest 10 drawers all 14-3/8” Deep. 6 @ 6-1/2”WX1-1/2”H; 3 @ 11-1/4”WX1-1/2”H; 1 @ 22-1/4”WX2-1/2”H W/Keys. Good Condition $125. Coleman Generator 5000ER 4000KW in/Trailer w/Road Axle. Techmseh 10HPMotor 1-120V Outlet and 1-240V Outlets. Runs Very Good $300. Sentry Safe Fire and Weather Model S6520 on wheels. 10-1/2”WX20-1/2DX34-1/2” High outside Dims. With lock drawer inside, keypad W/Handle $300. Call Harry at 850-773-7610. SIX DAY VACATION in Orlando, Florida! Regularly $1,175.00. Yours today for only $389.00! You SAVE 67 percent. PLUS One-week car rental included. Call for details. 1-800-985-1463 Wanted: Junk appliances. Lawn-mowers, farm and garden equipment, golf carts, satellites for free. I will pick up. Call (850)-547-0088 We pick up washers and dryers Free 850-326-2057. WANTED; Musical Instruments of any kind in any condition. Piano, banjoes, drums, guitars, amps. LESSONS. Covington Music, Chipley. 850-638-5050. Food Serv/Hosp.EBRO Greyhound Parkis now hiring an:Experienced PT Breakfast Cook but will train the right candidate. Apply in person Tues-Sat Web ID 34272895 txt FL72895 to 56654 General The First United Methodist Church of Chipley Florida is seeking a candidate to fill the temporary position of Custodian. The position may lead to a permanent position. Duties include cleaning the building, ordering supplies and maintaining equipment. Required work experience includes three years in a service role and a minimum of six months as a custodian. Compensation based on experience. ( $13,500.00 $16,500.00 per year) For additional information on the job requirements you may call the Office Administrator at 850-638-0010. Email your resume to 1umcoc@bellsouth.net. Location: 1285 Jackson Avenue, Chipley, Florida 32428 ADMINISTRATIVE The Holmes County Board of County Commissioners is currently accepting applications for two (2) Temporary Clerical Data Entry Positions for disaster related work to assist with FEMA DR-4138. For application, log on to www .holmescountyfl.org and click on job openings. For complete job description contact Wanda Stafford or Tiffany Majors at the Holmes County Emergency Management Office, 1001 East Hwy 90, Bonifay, FL 32425, or call (850) 547-1112. Please turn in your application to the Holmes County Emergency Management Office no later than 4:00 pm on December 2, 2013. Holmes County is a Drug-Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer. Healthcare/Medical Medical office currently looking for an ARNP/PA to join our medical team. Our office specializes in Cardiology, Internal Medicine & Family Practice in Bonifay. Please fax resume & references to 850-547-5415, attn Kim Sasser. Position: Clerical Assistant (Part Time) -Police Dept. The City of Chipley is accepting applications for a Clerical Assistant (PT) in the Police Dept. Minimum Requirements: Knowledge in the preparation of out processing and destruction of archive case files, surplus property and evidence. Must submit to a background check through fingerprinting to the F.B.I./State. Mail or hand deliver application and or resume to the Police Department, P.O. Box 1007, Chipley, FL. 32428. Deadline: Open until filled. EOE/Drug Free Workplace. Position: Street Crewman II The City of Chipley is accepting applications for a Street Crewman II. Minimum Requirements: Knowledge of general and ground maintenance procedures, including skill in operation and maintenance of equipment and tools. Education and Experience: High School diploma or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma. One (1) year experience operating heavy equipment. Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Florida class “A” CDL. Must be eligible for a D.O.C. Inmate Supervisor Card. Deadline: Open until filled. EOE/Drug Free Workplace Sales/Business Dev Pawnbroker Would you like to make $14-$18 per hour working 4 days a week with health insurance? We are looking for energetic, friendly, hard working team members interested in long-term employment. We offer sales commissions. Performance rewards, Referral bonuses, Professional development, Flexible schedule, & Health Ins. after 90 days. If you are active and outgoing, we can train. Must be 18, physically fit, and HSD/GED. Drug Free. NO criminal background, Valid FLDL. Check us out at dansp awn.com and apply in person at 1314 Bayview Ave, Mon-Fri, 10am to 4pm or call for an appointment (850) 481-1115 Web ID#: 34265588 Text FL65588 to 56654 SPECTRACARE HEALTH SYSTEMS WILL BE HOLDING OPEN INTERVIEWS FOR ALL JOB VACANCIES LISTED BELOW. DATE: NOVEMBER 25, 2012 TIME: 10:00AM 2:00PM WHERE: GENEVA COUNTY FARM CENTER STATE HIGHWAY 52 GENEVA, AL 36340 POSITIONS: PART TIME AND RELIEF STAFF MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIANS IN SAMSON AND GENEVA AREA FOR GROUP HOMES. QUALIFICATIONS: HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA/GED REQUIRED. MUST BE ABLE TO PASS A BACKGROUND CHECK, MOTOR VEHICLE RECORD CHECK AND DRUG SCREEN. MUST POSSESS A VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE. APPLICATIONS WILL BE AVALIABLE FOR EACH APPLICANT TO FILL OUT ON THE DAY OF THE INTERVIEW AT THE GENEVA COUNTY FARM CENTER. ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS EVENT MAY BE DIRECTED TO OUR HR DEPARTMENT AT (334) 712-2720 EXT:218. AIRLINE CAREERS begin here -Get FAA approved Aviation Maintenance Technician training. Housing and Financial aid for qualified students. Job placement assistance. Call AIM 866-314-3769 DISH TV Retailer. Starting at $19.99/month (for 12 mos.) & High Speed Internet starting at $14.95/month (where available.) SAVE! Ask About SAME DAY Installation! CALL Now! 1-800-745-2645 DRIVER TRAINEES NEEDED NOW! Learn to drive for US Xpress! Earn $700 per week! No experience needed! Local CDL Traning. Job ready in 15 days! (888)368-1964 EXPERIENCED OTR Flatbed Drivers earn 50 up to 55 cpm loaded. $1000 sign on to Qualified drivers. Home most weekends. Call: (843)266-3731 / www. bulldoghiway.com. EOE FIND GUARANTEED, Local A/C Sales & Installation Pros! 1-800763-7108 Air Conditioner Sales, Service and Installation. All pros are pre-screened and relentlessly reviewed! Call now for a no obligation estimate! 800-763-7108 HEAVY EQUIPMENT Operator Training! Bulldozers, Backhoes, Excavators. 3 Weeks Hands On Program. Local Job Placement Assistance. National Certifications. GI Bill Benefits Eligible. 1-866-362-6497 Executive Office Space for rent downtown Chipley. (850)638-1918 Retail Store Space available.Main Street. Downtown Chipley. 850-638-1918 FOR RENT 1B/R apartment, convenient location in Chipley. No pets. 850-638-4640 Mandi Lea Apartments in Vernon, 2/BR. Financial Assistance available if qualified. 638-4640. Two Bdrm. Apartment w/fireplace.Bonifay area.Includes all utilities. $500/month. (850)326-4548. 3BR/1BA for rent. No pets. Deposit, & references required. HUD accepted. $595/mth Chipley. (850)638-1918 For Rent or Sell by Owner 3BR/2BA, Updated, CHA, conveniently located. handicapped accessible. No HUD 850-547-2091, 850-638-1483, 850-481-5352. Nice cleanhouses, apartments & mobile homesfor rent in Bonifay area. HUD approved. Also, homes for sale, owner financing with good credit. Call Martha (850)547-5085, (850)547-2531. 3 Bdr/2B MH in country outside Bonifay. $650/mo, $350/depo. Available Dec. 1. (850)326-3867, (850)547-1278. 2BR/2BAMobile Homes W/G included. $400 plus Deposit. 547-4232, 850-527-4911. 3BR/2BA, MH for rent. on Pioneer Rd. Call 850-849-6842, 850-768-3508, 850-638-9933. 3BR/1BA, 3BR/2BA Doublewide w/fireplace in town. Water included. Section 8 Accepted. 850-260-9795. Large 16x15 Master Bedroom, large covered deck. 3BR/2BA MH, 3/4mile from elementary school. Hwy 177A. Family oriented park. $600.00/mth. (850)547-3746. FOR RENT Nice mobile home excellent location in Chipley. No Pets. 850-638-4640 For Rent, nice 3BR/2BA MH. Real nice, quiet area, deep well water. Just South of Chipley. Sorry no pets. Day phone 638-4630, night phone 638-1434. HUNTING LAND for rent or lease, 1 year or 5 years, 160 acres or 300 acres. For more information call (850)638-1911 or (850)326-0044. Mobile Home For Rent 3BR/2BA in Chipley Area $650 Very private w/Big Back Yard. NO PETS. Leave # for return Call 850-258-1594. Mobile Homes For Rent 2 and 3 Bedrooms in Cottondale, Central Heat and Air. $400 -$500 a month. 850-258-1594. Singlewide and Doublewide for rent Bonifay and Chipley rental references required and one year lease. 638-2999. Home for sale on Northride Ln. on north side of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Bonifay. $125,000. (850)768-0165. TENN. LAND BARGAIN WITH FREE BOAT SLIP! 1.70 acres meadows overlooks 140 acre Nature Preserve, streams & ponds. Only $19,900. 6.1 acre hardwoods Only $27,900. FREE boat slips. Excellent financing, little down. Call now 1-877888-0267, x446 Wanted: Farms, Timber & Hunting tracts for S. Fl. buyers. Owners only. Call Ted Knight Lic. RE.Broker (850)545-7243. 2 tracts. 1 is 4.32 acres, 1 is 5.25 acres (2754 Dauphin Rd.-Chipley). Raw, undeveloped. (843)816-1032. Prime Property. Two 8 acres on Bedie Rd, Two 9 acres on Bedie Rd. 5 acres on Hwy 77. Some owner financing For more info call Milton Peel @ 850-638-1858 or 850-326-9109. BACK ON MARKET! Priced to sell! 8 beautiful acres originally offered at $139,900. NOW just $39,900. Fully complete community. No time frame to build. Call for more info: (888)434-9611. Gulf Atlantic Land Sales, LLC, Broker. NORTH GEORGIA Mountain Land Bargain! 17 Acres abuts US National Forest only $59,900. was $199,900. Gorgeous mountain top setting, gentle slope, crystal clear mountain streams. Enjoy tremendous privacy. RV friendly. Only one like this. Must see. Excellent financing. Call now 866-952-5303, x 76 CASH FOR FLORIDALICENSE PLATES! $1000 for Washington/Holmes Co. enamel Tags dated 1911-17, $100 each for FLtags starting with #50 for years 1938,40,42,43,46,47,50,54,5 5 and #51 for years 1939,40,43,48,and 49. Jeff Francis gobucs13@aol.com or (727)424-1576. www.floridalicenseplates.com ‘99 Camaro Z-28 White Convertible, 16,000 Orig Miles, Garage kept, Like New $16,500 serious inquire only 638-0668. Got Bad Credit? Ride Today! Buy Here/Pay Here $0 Down/1st payment Tax, Tag & Title. Ask about $1000.00 discount. Call Steve 334-803-9550. C-175 Aircarft Low airframe Hrs, IFR equipped. In annual, ready to go. Will sell or trade for motorhome, equal value, $25,000; 850-849-6842. PUBLIC AUCTION -Exclusive Millwork Inc. December 3rd at 10am Preview: 12/02 10-5pm 3277 SE 14 Ave, Fort Lauderdale, Fl 33316 Huge Inventory of Doors, Frames, Accessories & Machinery www.moeckerauctions.com Moecker Auctions (800) 840-BIDS $100 ref. cash dep.15% -18%BP Subj to confirm. AB-1098 AU-3219, Eric Rubin PUBLIC AUCTIONMultiple Companies Online & Onsite Saturday, Nov 23 at 10am 5553 Anglers Ave, Bldg 4, Dania Beach, Fl 33312 Vehicles, Computers, Office Furniture, Office Equipment, Dymo Drills, Paint Machine, Warehouse Items and more!Visit www.moeckerauctions.com for details Moecker Auctions (800) 840-BIDS$100 ref. cash dep.15% -18%BP Subj to confirm. AB-1098 AU-3219, Eric Rubin