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Phone: 850-638-0212 Website: chipleypaper.com Fax: 850-638-4601 50 www.chipleypaper.com Get your free copy now INSIDE For the latest breaking news, visit CHIPLEYPAPER.COM IN BRIEF WEEKEND Washington County News C onnec t with us 24/7 G et br eak ing new s videos e xpanded st or ies phot o galler ies opinions and mor e ... @WCN_HC T CH IPLE Y P APER C OM Courthouse Committee meeting CHIPL E Y The Washington County Courthouse Committee will meet at noon on Monday, Aug. 4, in the annex board meeting room, 1331 South Blvd. The committee will accommodate handicapped and disabled persons who wish to attend this meeting. Call the Board of County Commissioners Administrative Ofce at 638-6200 at least 48 hours before the meeting date to make arrangements. An evening of southern gospel CHIPL E Y The Spanish Trail Playhouses annual artists series presentation, An Evening of Southern Gospel, will take the stage at 7 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 9. The evening will feature Christian vocalists and musicians from the local area. The concert will take place at the Spanish Trail Playhouse, 680 Second St. in Chipley, and is directed by Jimmy Miller. Tickets are available now at the Washington County Public Library, and all remaining tickets will be available at the theater the day of the show. The doors will open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 for general admission seating. Saturday, AUGUST 2 2014 By CAROL KENT 638-0212 | @WCN_HCT Ckent@chipleypaper.com WASHINGTON COUNTY The Florida Department of Transpor tation (FDOT) will host a series of meetings relating to projects on State Road 79 and Interstate 10. The public information meet ing on S.R. 79 is scheduled from 5-6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 5, at the Vernon Community Center, located at 2808 Yellow Jacket Drive, in Vernon. The meeting will be an open house format with no formal presentation, but FDOT repre sentatives will be present to ex plain proposed improvements, answer questions, and receive comments. Maps, drawings, and other information will be on display for the project, which is scheduled to begin in the fall. This is Phase D of the S.R. 79 design-build project and will cov er a distance of about 6.4 miles from Reedy Branch Bridge to Court St. in Vernon. Meetings are also planned for nal recommendation on the I10 Master Plan. FDOT has scheduled two nal recommendation meetings concerning the update to the I-10 Master Plan for Okaloosa, Special to The News Republican Brad Drake has qualied to run for the Flori da House of Repre sentatives District 5 seat being vacat ed by term-limited Rep. Marti Coley of Marianna. An eighth generation Floridi an, Brad currently resides in the Eucheeanna com munity in Walton County. Brad comes from a family of public servants in Flor idas panhandle area. His grandfa ther, J. Troy Pea cock, represented Jackson County in the Florida House of Representa tives in the 1930s, 40s and 50s, and father, David Earl Drake, served as Superintendent of Walton County Schools from 1976 to 1980. His mother, the late Anna Kay Peacock Drake, taught school in the Walton County School District for 35 years. After graduating from the University of Florida, Brad served as Legislative Aide to State Representa tive Don Brown for seven years before being elected to the House in 2008. While in ofce, he spearhead the effort to repeal the burden some mandate of unnec essary septic tank inspec tions in North Florida, cosponsored a Florida Con stitutional amendment to prohibit the enforcement of the individual man date of Obamacare and co-sponsored legislation to protect Floridians 2nd Amendment rights from unnecessary local regula tion. When redistricting placed Brad in the same district as Representa tive Marti Coley in 2012, he chose to step aside and support her re-election. Drake maintains that because Floridas popula tion is 19 million people and 17 million live south of Ocala, it is absolutely criti cal that Northwest Florida have an experienced and proven leader in Tallahas see. When south Florida legislators come to the table, they dont approach with benevolence. We bet ter make darn sure that we have someone there that knows how to push back when warranted, ap propriate adequate fund ing and shield our water. Carrying with him a list of priorities, Drake says that he wants to increase FDOT to host meetings on I-10, S.R. 79 Drake seeks Fla. House of Representatives District 5 seat C A R OL KENT | The News Washington County hosted 11 states in the 2014 Dixie Pre-Majors World Series last week, and Chipleys team won the title of runner-up. The team, comprised of players from Chipley, Vernon, Sneads, Graceville, and other local communities, played six games in the series. Chipley fell only twice, both times to Mississippis team, which went on to cinch the Championship. From left, the 2014 Chipley Dixie Majors are (front row): Coach Andy Compton, Whit Pettis, Tripp Hodges, Trent Brock, Nathan Spencer, Denny Elligson, Codi Wood, Dominic Bouton. (back) Briar Morris, Andrew Howell, Andrew King, Coach Colby Cleveland, Micah McCaskill, Grant Rowell, Noah Gustason, Colby Williams, Daniel Floyd, Brian Williams, James Walsingham, Cole McCord, and Coach Jesse Carter. See the full story on Pages A12-A13 DIXIE PRE-MAJORS WORLD SERIES RUNNE R S-U P Chipley snags second highest ranking BRAD DRAKE See FDOT A2 See DRAKE A2 Volume 89, N umber 32 By CAROL KENT 638-0212 | @WCN_HCT Ckent@chipleypaper.com CHIPLEY The Washing ton County School board met in two special sessions recently to discuss the both the budget for the 2014-2015 scal year and the pro posed half-cent sales tax. The sales tax, which would be used for capital outlay and technology proj ects, would have to be ap proved by a majority vote of the countys voters. If approved, the levy would begin in January 2015 and last a period of ten years. The Board of County Commissioners will rst have to agree to place the tax on the November ballot as a referendum. The tax is proposed solely at the dis cretion of the school board. Expected to generate ap proximately $1,281,546 in revenue, the resulting funds will be used for the following projects: Construction and re modeling projects, such as construction for the new Kate M. Smith Elementary School, Washington-Holm es Technical Center class room remodeling, Chipley High School and Roulhac Middle School cafeteria expansion, improvements for the Vernon High School track, and the Vernon Mid dle School baseball eld. The funds will also help off set the cost of leasing por table classrooms. Maintenance of vari ous school and district plants and roof repairs, including classroom reno vations at Vernon Elemen tary School (VES), Historic Chipley High School reno vations, resurfacing of the commercial vehicle driving testing range, and updates WCSB eyes sales tax, budget See WCSB A2 Dixie Pre-Majors a success in more ways than one| A12 INDEX Business ................................ A2 Faith ..................................... 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Local A2 | Washington County News to the districts public restrooms and athletic elds. Purchase of vehicles and equipment, includ ing ten new school bus es, school furniture and equipment for the new elementary school and new classrooms at VES, lease-purchase of new computers, and upgrading the districts technology infrastructure. Fund cost associated with environmental com pliance, such as removal of hazardous waste and help fund property and casual ty premiums to insure the school boards educational and ancillary plants. The school boards pro posed operating expendi tures are approximately 16.5 percent more than last year. The proposed budget includes $95,527,725 in both total revenues and expen ditures, with state fund ing generating the most revenue at $31,755,217 and instruction cost be ing the largest expense at $24,660,973. A nal budget hearing is set for 5:01 p.m. on Sept. 08, preceding the school boards regularly monthly meeting. road and water utility infrastructure in North west Florida, wield policy reective of the Florida and United States Con stitutions and continue a process that he worked on previously in peeling back discovered regula tory barriers that are ar chaic or unnecessary. In his last two years, 2010-2012, Drake sat on the House Subcommittee on Rules & Regulation. The Speaker of the House established this commit tee to allow all Floridians a public access point to make recommendations to the legislature where they could report unnec essary and burdensome red-tape obstacles. The committee would review the suggestions from the general public and vote to remove or repeal unnec essary statutes. Through lengthy discussions and deliberations on the reg ulatory climate, the leg islators worked with the Governor to remove over 2,500 different rules that were on the books. In addition to his prior legislative service, Brad Drake currently serves on the Board of Trustees at Northwest Florida State College. Drake is also supported and endorsed by the Na tional Rie Association, Florida Right to Life, Florida Police (PBA) and the Florida Professional Fireghters. Florida House District 5 is made up of nearly 160,000 northwest Florid ians and spans across the panhandle covering all of Walton, Holmes, Wash ington and Jackson coun ties and a portion of north Bay County. Walton, Holmes, Wash ington and Jackson coun ties. The rst meeting was held Thursday, July 31 at the Crestview Com munity Center in Crest view. The second meeting will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 7, in the First Baptist Church Youth Building, located at1300 South Boulevard, Chipley. There will be brief presentation at 5:45 p.m. The purpose of the Interstate Master Plan is to develop an integrated transportation system that is economically ef cient, environmentally sound, and moves people and goods in an energyefcient manner, said FDOT rep Tanya Branton. The plan will identify and recommend mobility en hancement alternatives that serve high speed, high volume travel, in cluding long trips and regional commerce as well as outline a process of protecting the right-ofway necessary to accom modate future needs. Your involvement in the master planning effort will help to shape I-10 in this part of the state for decades to come. Additional project in formation can be found at www.I-10masterplannw orida.com. Pu bl ic No ti ce Co ur tho us e Co mm it te e Me et in g e Wa sh in gt on Co un ty Co ur th ou se Co mmi tt ee wi ll be ha vi ng a Me et in g Mo nd ay Au gu st 4, 2014 an d 12:00 P. M. in th e Bo ar d Me et in g Ro om lo ca te d at 1331 So ut h Bl vd ., Ch ip le y, Flo ri da e Wa sh in gt on Co un ty Co ur th ou se Co mmi tt ee wi ll acco mm od at e ha nd ic ap pe d an d di sa bl ed pe rs on s wh o wi sh to at te nd th is me et in g. Co nt ac t th e Bo ar d of Co un ty Co mmi ss io n Ad mini st ra ti ve Oce at 850-638-6200, at le as t 48 ho ur s be fo re th e me et in g da te to ma ke ar ra nge me nt s. CORRECTION: The Washington County News published incorrect hours for Vernons Sam Mitchell Public Library in the July 25 edition. Hours are: Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. FDOT from page A1 By MARGIE MENZEL The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE The race between Republican in cumbent Steve Southerland and Democratic challenger Gwen Graham in a North Florida congressional dis trict continues to tighten. With money pouring in, the race is one of a handful na tionally that Democrats are targeting. Steve Israel, chairman of the Democratic Congressio nal Campaign Committee, told Politico on Tuesday the district was one of three his party could pick up in 2014, a year in which Republicans are expected to gain several seats in the U.S. House. The nonpartisan Rothenberg Political Report switched its ranking of the race from Leans Republican to Toss Up/Tilt Republican in mid-July. Now Graham, D-Tal lahassee, is deploying her family including her fa ther, former Florida gover nor and U.S. Sen. Bob Gra ham in a series of ads and events aimed at countering Southerlands advantage in conservative parts of the Panhandle. Southerland, R-Panama City, is ghting back, chal lenging Graham to identify the issues on which she dis agrees with the embattled Obama administration. Shes been given invita tion after invitation after in vitation to go on the record and make public statements of where she differs in the policy positions of Barack Obama and Nancy Pelosi, Southerland told reporters this month at the opening of his Tallahassee campaign ofce. Theres only so much you can do on the air, on TV and through commer cials and through third-par ty groups. At some point in time, I think the people want to see you and they want to hear you make a denitive statement on what you believe regard ing policy. Graham, for her part, has been using her fathers strategy of workdays, in which the candidate helps perform the jobs of ordinary Floridians. As Southerland was opening his Tallahas see headquarters, Graham, an attorney, was heading for Fades, a barbershop across town, to sweep the oor and answer the phone. We are most denitely in a position to win this, she said. Were getting not only Democratic support but Republican support. This is a bipartisan cam paign. Its not about being a Democrat or a Republican; its about having someone in Washington thats going to be looking out for every one in this district. The sprawling Congres sional District 2 includes Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Jackson, Jefferson Leon, Liberty, Taylor, Wakulla, Washing ton, and parts of Madison and Holmes counties. Tal lahassee and Gadsden County, in the eastern part of the district, are heavily Democratic, while the Pan ama City area to the west is heavily Republican. Southerland, who runs his familys funeral home, was rst elected in the tea party wave of 2010, vowing to oppose the Affordable Care Act. He swept out sev en-term incumbent Allen Boyd, a Blue Dog Democrat from Monticello who had voted for the controversial health care law. In 2012, Southerland defeated former state Sen. Al Lawson, D-Tallahassee. Lawson racked up votes in Leon and Gadsden coun ties, but Southerland swept the small, rural counties to the west. Im running a 14-county strategy, Graham said. From the very beginning, we have been. On Wednesday, she kicked off eight Grilling with the Grahams cook outs across the district, along with appearances in Apalachicola on Friday, at the Possum Festival in Wausau this weekend and the opening of her third campaign ofce in Marian na on Monday. FU N D RAISIN G Graham has outraised Southerland. As of June 30, shed collected $2,353,864 in contributions and had $1,574,520 on hand, while the incumbent had raised $1,916,651 and had $1,394,748 on hand. But its hard to track all the dollars owing into the race, given the outside groups involved. Grahams allies include the Demo cratic Congressional Cam paign Committee and Em ilys List, which funds prochoice Democratic women. Southerlands include the National Republican Con gressional Committee and the Koch brothers-backed group Americans for Pros perity, which paid for TV ads praising the congressmans policy positions in October and February. The deep-pocketed Koch brothers, whose Wichita, Kan.-based empire includes petroleum, natural gas, fer tilizer and plastics, have become controversial g ures in national politics be cause of the large amounts of money they spend to help conservative candidates and causes. Southerland said at least they have a relationship to the district because one of their compa nies, Georgia-Pacic, owns the Buckeye paper mill in Taylor County. Theres money ying into that (Graham) cam paign from all over the country, from people that have never even been to Florida, Southerland said. At least the Koch brothers have plants and are creat ing jobs in Florida. Graham has blasted Southerland for his role in last years government shutdown and, as the Dem ocratic Congressional Cam paign Committee put it in a fund-raising email, every thing North Floridians hate about Congress. Right now Congress is taking home big paychecks and perks without accom plishing anything, Graham said earlier this month. Thats not fair to the mid dle-class families that are footing the bills. Southerland said his campaign would need to raise $2.5 million and pre dicted the total cost of the race would be $10 million to $12 million. He said the two can didates are only about $150,000 apart in cash on hand. I would hope if my dad was a 38-year legislator and two-term governor and three-term United States senator I would have thought theyd have raised a lot more money than theyve raised, he said. My dad is a funeral director, running a small family business, so I like where we are. Panhandle congressional race tightens GWEN GRAHAM STEVE SOUTHERLAND Special to The News Gov. Scott reminds families of the 2014 sales tax-free holiday that began yesterday, Aug. 1. With the new school year approach ing, parents and students can save money on their back to school shopping with the sales tax-free holiday through Sunday, Aug. 3. During this sales-tax holiday families will be able to save money on school supplies and other backto-school items that will set students up for success in the upcoming school year. We are proud to offer this sales-tax holiday as it will result in direct sav ings for Florida families as they prepare for the school year, Scott said. Scott signed legislation to approve a three-day back to school sales tax-free holiday to support Florida parents purchasing school supplies and clothing. The holiday exempts families from paying sales taxes on numerous back to school items including clothing and footwear of $100 or less per item and on certain school supplies of less than $15 per item. The sales tax-free hol iday is an excellent oppor tunity for families to stock up on the supplies their children need for the com ing school year, Commis sioner of Education Pam Stewart said. I appreciate Gov. Scotts dedication to ensuring families have this much-deserved break. Another tax break for families took effect Tues day, July 1. Youth bicycle helmets, child restraint systems and booster seats are now tax-exempt and will provide additional re lief for families purchasing these child safety items. DRAKE from page A1 Tax-free weekend going on now WCSB from page A1 By MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL The Associated Press CHIPLEY (AP) At Seacrest Wolf Preserve in northern Florida, billed as the largest such facility in the Southeast, owners Cyn thia and Wayne Watkins say they raise their wolves to become accustomed to hu mans and for a $25 fee, they even let visitors mingle with a wolf pack. It lets wolves become ambassadors for their spe cies, they say, and helps people become advocates for wolves. We offer one of the rar est opportunities in the world for humans to see wolves up close and person al, Cynthia Watkins says. The Watkinses estimate that Seacrest, near the small town of Chipley, gets 10,000 visitors a year. But some wolf experts worry that Seacrest may be allowing wolves and hu mans to get too close. Dave Mech, a senior re search assistant with the U.S. Geological Survey who has spent decades studying wolves, says allowing visi tors to enter a wolf pack en closure isnt safe. They are still unpredict able because they are wild animals, he said. Wolves are not like dogs. Dogs have been domesticated for thou sands of years and that un predictability and wildness is taken out of them because of the breeding. A worker was attacked and killed by a pack of wolves in 2012 at a wildlife park in Sweden. A Cana dian biologist was killed by wolves at the Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Preserve in 1996. Seacrest requires visi tors to watch an education al video before they interact with the wolves, has trained wolf handlers on hand dur ing every tour and doesnt allow children under 6 to take the tour, Watkins said. We are not some little roadside zoo, she added. The Seacrest preserve grew out of her passion for raising huskies, the sled dogs with a wolf-like ap pearance. That evolved into providing a home for wolves in need of relocation and later into a captive breeding program. The 30 gray, Arctic and British Columbian wolves, with names including Utah, Rio, Liberty and Spirit Prince, are separated into packs. Each pack has sev eral acres to roam. On a recent afternoon, Cynthia Watkins sat on a log bench surrounded by seven howl ing gray wolves. Watkins joined in their howling and pet and kissed each of them. Little Red Riding Hood was wrong and the wolf is not the bad guy but indeed a very important keystone species, she said. Seacrest also provides wolves to education pro grams around the country. Pat Goodman, curator of Wolf Park in Battle Ground, Indiana, has worked with wolves for more than 40 years, and said Seacrest has a good reputation for raising healthy wolves that serve as ambassadors for their species in places around the country. In Florida, thousands of miles from many of the wolves native habitat, Seacrest uses spray mis ters, large ponds and lots of shade inside the wolves densely wooded enclosures to help the animals deal with the heat and humidity. The preserve is still re covering from a major ood in late April when heavy rains burst a dam on the property, washing out the wolf enclosures. The ood led to the death of one Brit ish Columbian wolf that es caped from its enclosure. It was shot and killed by a sheriffs deputy after an extensive search for the animal led by Floridas Fish and Wild Conservation Commission. Stan Kirkland, a spokes man for Floridas Fish and Wildlife Conservation Com mission, said the deputy shot the wolf out of concern for public safety after of cers spent days tracking the animal and trying to trap it without killing it. He said ofcers couldnt get close enough to use a tran quilizer dart. You are talking about a 90to 100-pound wolf escap ing and we really were out of options, Kirkland said. The Watkins are peti tioning Gov. Rick Scott to start an investigation into the death of the wolf. The preserve has n ished the most-crucial repairs needed to ensure the safety of the wolves, but more work needs to be done, she said. Seacrest has received donations and messages of support from around the world for the $100,000 rebuilding effort. All I could do was cry when I looked at how beautiful each enclosure was and how well thought out it was, Watkins said. The ood was extremely devastating. 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By CAROL KENT 638-0212 | @WCN_HCT Ckent@chipleypaper.com CHIPLEY Those who know Panhandle Area Educational Consortium (PAEC) Director of Technology Rick Everitt would likely say he has made an impact on educa tion in both his com munity and state but would prefer the focus be on what remains to be done, rather than his own achievements. However, as Everitt prepares to retire after 31 years of service, the Florida Association of Partners in Education (FAPE) presented him with the Lifetime Achieve ment Award in recognition of his decades-long ef fort to improve education statewide. FAPE President Liz Stark and Past President Linda Morris presented the award in Panama City recently. So many people dont realize just what (Everitt) has done for education over the years on both state and local levels, said Mor ris. He was a behind the scenes kind of guy, but he got things done. Hes been a man who has been in the profession for the sole pur pose of helping people and helping kids. Thats what drove his actions, and that is so indicative of how he worked. He didnt want any accolades for himself. Hes never been boast ful, nor sought credit or honor for himself, she continued. His personal demeanor has always represented his inner val ues. Hes honest, genuine, and a man of his word. On behalf of all who have crossed his path and for those who will reap the inuence of his footprint, it was my distinct honor to have presented him with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Pam Lastowski, also of FAPE, agrees. Hes worked diligently over the years on major issues, such as improving education for our children, even though thats not his primary responsibility at PAEC, said Lastowski. Hes stayed involved in that mission and has also been very involved in get ting money and grants from the legislation for school volunteer pro grams statewide business and citizen partnerships to improve teaching and learning. Hes been so in volved in these efforts and has made such an impact on a statewide level. Everitt joined the Flor ida school volunteer ef fort in 1983 as Washington County District School Volunteer and Senior Men tors for Creative Students Coordinator. He has the longest tenure on record ever on the Florida Com missioner of Educations Community Involvement Council, appointed by Commissioners of Edu cation Ralph Turlington, Betty Castor, Frank Bro gan, Tom Gallagher and Charlie Crist. Everitt has long advo cated legislative funding for Floridas district school volunteer programs. In 1990, he was working as a volunteer advocate for the statewide school volun teer program. When word came from Tallahassee to a FAPE Conference that money was no longer in the legislative budget for the program, he organized a postcard campaign, ad dressed to the head of the education ap propriations com mittee, within just hours. That leg islator appeared at conference two days later to an nounce continued funding. In 2007, Everitt was a leader in the successful advocacy for appropriations to pro vide training resources for district school volunteer programs. He is one of the original pioneers who developed the Neighbors Involved in Kids Educa tion (NIKE) Program, a precursor to after school programs. He was also an innovator of the Migrant Education Senior Mentors Program. Additionally, he volunteered time and re sources to develop on-line training for new school volunteer coordinators and Five Star Award Train ing accessible through the Florida Education Chan nel. Everitt will retire from his current position as PAEC Coordinator of Technology Aug. 31. PAECs Lisa Schoeld will take over much of his responsibilities. Patrick L. McDaniel is the Executive Direc tor at PAEC, which is Floridas oldest regional education service orga nization. McDaniel says Everitts absence will not go unnoticed. Rick is a visionary, said McDaniel. He has the unique ability to see and understand what the next big thing is going to be. An example is the Florida Ed ucation Channel, which he envisioned, created, and then implemented as a way to deliver professional learning to teachers, not only in the school districts we represent, but across the state of Florida, rst on Dish Network, and now, over the internet. His level of energy, enthusiasm, in sight, perseverance, and dedication will be sorely missed. Flo rida De pa rt me nt of Trans po rt at io n me etin g info rm at io n pr oj ec t info rm at io n fo r mo re info rm at io n BUSINESS www.chipleypaper.com Saturday, August 2, 2014 A Page 3 Section The Washington County News wants to highlight our hometown businesses! Business Prole is a new weekly feature designed to inform readers about the local business community. To participate, compete the following information and email it to: news@ chipleypaper.com Business name: Business contact information: Number of employees: Owners or managers name: Business services provided: Years in business: How you got into this business: What you like most about your business: Name of person completing this form: A VISIONAR Y Everitt earns Lifetime Achievement Award as he retires from PAEC RICK EVERITT SPECIAL TO THE NE WS The Washington County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Mitchell Sight and Sound, a new corporation at 1515 U.S. 90 in Chipley. Mitchell Sight and Sound specializes in installing and selling car, marine and home electronics. They also do full custom work including berglass, building enclosures, home pre wiring, structure wiring, home auto motion, and Dish Network sales and service.Owner Kris Mitchell has been in business for almost 20 years and says he strives for one-on-one personal service and guarantees all his work. Kris also said he and his staff pride themselves on service after the sale and getting customers the most value for their money. MITCHELL SIGHT AND SOUND HOLDS RIBBON-CUTTING PROFILE YOUR BUSINESS

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Local A4 | Washington County News Bethlehem alumni reunion BETHLEHEM The Bethlehem Alumni Reunion is scheduled for today, Aug. 2, in the cafeteria at Bethlehem School. A time of meeting and greeting will begin at 5:15 p.m., with dinner scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $15.00 each. The dinner menu will consist of ribeye steak, baked potato, green salad, roll and dessert. Please make plans to attend. Tickets can be purchased at Millers Grocery or by contacting Cheryl Daughtery at 334360-0308 or Peggy Moore at 415-2438. Acrylic painting MARIANNA The Artists Guild of Northwest Florida will offer an acrylic painting workshop at 9:30 a.m., Saturday Aug. 9, at the Jackson County Public Library. This is an adult only workshop and will cover painting landscapes. The fee for this class is $8 for the public and $5 for guild members. The fee will cover an 11x14 canvas, paints and brushes. For more information or to RSVP call 557-0655 An evening of southern gospel CHIPLEY The Spanish Trail Playhouses annual artists series presentation, An Evening of Southern Gospel will take the stage at 7 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 9. The evening will feature Christian vocalists and musicians from the local area. Scheduled performers include: The Thompsons, Trish Brannon, Sheriff Bobby Haddock, Sonny and Linda Morris, Ellis Wimberley and Seth Cook. The live stage band consists of A. D. Davis, drums; Tim Thompson, lead guitar; Kirk Thompson, bass guitar and MC; Doug Salter, piano and Jimmy Miller, pedal steel guitar. This concert will take place at the Spanish Trail Playhouse, located at 680 2nd Street in Chipley, and is directed by Jimmy Miller. Tickets are available now at the Washington County Public Library, and all remaining tickets will be available at the theatre the day of the show. The doors will open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 for general admission seating. Chipola to offer basic corrections MARRIANNA The Chipola College Public Service Department will offer a Basic Corrections course beginning Monday, Aug. 11. The 420-hour program will meet weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through Tuesday, Nov. 11. Completion of the program prepares candidates to take the State Board Examination for entry into the Corrections eld. Candidates for all programs must be at least 19 years of age and earn a passing score on the Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test (CJBAT) offered at the Public Service Building every Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. Cost of the test is $45. Applicants must have a standard high school diploma or its equivalent and must undergo a medical physical examination, background check and drug screening. For information regarding the application process, contact Jamie McAllister, Corrections Coordinator, at 573-0437. Holmes County 4-H will hold open meeting for new livestock club The Holmes County 4-H program through the University of Florida and IFAS Extension will hold an open meeting for youth interested in raising 4-H animal projects and showing their animals in upcoming local fairs. Interested youth, parents, and individuals interested in volunteering are encouraged to attend this meeting at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 12, at the Holmes County Ag Center. Youth ages 5-18 and their parents will have the opportunity to explore the different animal focuses such as beef cattle, horses, poultry and rabbits being offered within the 4-H Livestock Club and meet with the 4-H Agent and volunteers. Youth will also be able to enroll in the new 4-H year which begins, Monday, Sept. 1. Volunteer information will be available for those adults interested in getting involved in this new 4H livestock program. For more information regarding this event or for additional 4-H information, contact Niki Crawson at 547-1108, ncrawson@ u.edu or check out our website at holmes.ifas.u. edu. Back to school fair CHIPLEY Northwest Florida Community Hospital will host the annual The Back to School Fair from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, Aug. 14, on the front lawn. This is a free event to help school-age children prepare to return to school, looking spiffy and equipped with the necessary school supplies. There will be a back pack drawing as well. For more information call Joanie Beard at 415-8104. Oneblood blood mobile CHIPLEY/BONIFAY The Oneblood blood mobile will be at the following locations doing blood drives: Thursday, Aug. 7, at Chipley Wal-Mart from noon to 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, at the Bonifay Nursing and Rehab Center 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Aug. 8, at Doctors Memorial Hospital 1-4:30p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, at the Northwest Florida Reception Center 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday, Aug.15, at Chipley Wal-Mart, 11a.m. to 4 p.m. Braves vs. New York Mets WASHINGTON/HOLMES COUNTY The Krafty Katz Relay for Life team is holding fundraiser to see the Atlanta vs. New York Mets, Saturday, Sept. 20. Tickets are $100 and include the bus ride to and from Atlanta and seats to the game. The bus will leave Chipley at 12:30 p.m. and return at about 1 a.m. To ensure seat on the bus, please call Vicki Lamb at 326-3319 or 638-1483. Political Rally BONIFAY A political Rally will be held at Bethlehem United Methodist Church at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 16. Dinner plates will be available for $7 and will include country-style ribs or chicken leg quarters, cole slaw, baked beans, roll, drink and dessert. The plates ate a fundraiser for local missions. The church is at 1622 Bethlehem Church Road in Bonifay. For more information, call 547-3780. Bethlehem Peewee football to hold fundraisers The players of the Bethlehem peewee football will host a community yard sale Saturday, Aug. 2, at the Esto Park starting at 7 a.m. For more information, call Shane Coleman at 7030841, April Seluga at 3267666 or Rachel at 849-7076. They can also be contacted on Facebook their face book page Bethlehem peewee fundraising. HCSO community meeting ESTO Esto City Hall will host a Holmes County Sheriffs Ofce Community Meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5. Members of the HOSO will be o n hand to discuss current events, latest crime trends, and active scams. The staff members will also hold a question and answer session. For more information, call 547-4421. HCSO community meeting PITTMAN The Pittman Volunteer Fire Department will host a Holmes County Sheriffs Ofce Community Meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7. Members of the HOSO will be o n hand to discuss current events, latest crime trends, and active scams. The staff members will also hold a question and answer session. For more information, call 547-4421. 2014 peanut eld day MARIANNA The annual UF/IFAS peanut eld day will be held at the Marianna North Florida Research and Education Center, Thursday Aug. 14. The event will begin at 8 a.m. and ending with a sponsored lunch. Field tours will begin at 8:30 a.m. Topics will include disease control, new varieties, crop management, and weed control. CEUs, including core, will be available at registration. For more information call 394-9124. Two weeks of free movies at Sam Mitchell Public Library VERNON The Sam Mitchell Public Library will show free movies for two weeks this month. Tuesday and Wednesday movies will start at 3:30 p.m., and on Friday, movies will start at 10:30 a.m. The movie schedule is as follows: Tuesday, Aug. 5, Despicable Me; Wednesday, Aug. 6, Despicable Me 2; Friday, Aug. 8, Monsters Inc.; Tuesday, Aug. 12, Monsters University; Wednesday, Aug. 13, Rio; and Friday, Aug. 15, Rio 2. The Sam Mitchell Public Library is open from 1-6 p.m., Tuesdays and Wednesdays and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Fridays. For more information, contact Manager Dorothy Stichardo at 535-1208. Childbirth Education Class BONIFAY The Florida Department of Health in Holmes County will be offering free Childbirth Education Classes, Aug. 5, Aug. 12, Aug. 19 and Aug. 26. Classes will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Healthy Start Annex, 402 N. Oklahoma Street, Bonifay. Brianne Harrison from Group B Strep International will be speaking at the class held on the 12th concerning awareness and prevention of Group B Strep disease in babies before birth through early infancy. For more information or to register for classes, please contact 547-8684 ext. 16 or 18. No person shall, on the grounds of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion or sex be excluded from participation in, be denied benets of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity receiving or beneting from federal nancial assistance. Sensory impaired or LimitedEnglish Prociency patients will be provided with necessary aids and interpreters at no cost by calling Fran Amerson at 547-8500 ext. 234 2014 Northwest Florida Championship Rodeo pageant BONIFAY Sponsored by the Holmes County High School Blue Pride Band Boosters will be held Saturday, Sept. 20 in the HCHS Auditorium. Boys and girls ages four to eight will be held at 4 p.m., girls age eight to 20 will be held at 6 p.m. It is an open pageant for girls age four to 20, boys age four to eight. Registration will be held at HCHS Auditorium, from 5-7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 9, and from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Sept 13. Late registration will be held from 5-7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept 16. A $10 late fee will be added after Sept 13. Rehearsals will take place during the registrations, instructions on where to walk will be provided, lessons on how to pose or pageant skills not provided. Admission for pageant will be $5 for ages 10 and up and $2 for ages nine and under. If you have questions, contact Anda Justice by email anda@hchsbluepride.com or by phone at 766-7569. Miss Florida Woodlands CHIPLEY The 2014 Miss Florida Woodlands and Miss Florida Timberlands Scholarship Pageant is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Washington County Agriculture Center in Chipley. For more information please e-mail us at woodlands@ yahoo.com. Website: http:// misswoodlands.tripod. com, or call 334-389-3927 or (256) 306-4401. Healthy cooking demonstration classes BONIFAY Join us for healthy cooking demonstration classes sponsored by the Florida Department of Health in Holmes County and University of Florida/IFAS Extension. All classes are free. The classes will be held at 12 p.m., at the Holmes County Agriculture Center, 1173 E. Highway 90, Bonifay, on the following dates: Wednesday, Aug. 20, Wednesday, Sept. 17, Wednesday, Oct. 22, Wednesday, Nov. 19 and Wednesday, Dec. 17. The classes will offer healthy cooking tips and alternatives for everyday meals. Food samples will be served. No registration is required. Extension programs are open to everyone. For persons with disabilities requiring special accommodations, please contact the Holmes County Extension Ofce, 547-1108, (TDD, via Florida Relay Service, 1-800-955-8771) at least ve working days prior to the class so that proper consideration may be given to the request. For more information, contact Leann Jones at 547-8500 ext. 240. POSTMASTER: Send address change to: Washington County News P. O Box 627, Chipley, FL 32428 USP S 667-360 SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN COUNTY 13 weeks: $20; 26 weeks: $28.70; 52 weeks: $48.60 OUT OF COUNTY 13 weeks: $24.30; 26 weeks: $36.40; 52 weeks: $60.70 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. Copy right 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. Bareeld, Publisher Carol Kent, 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 Bareeld: nbareeld@chipleypaper.com NEWS, SPORTS OR OPINION news@chipleypaper.com CLASSIFIED & CIRCULATION 850-638-0212 clamb@ chipleypaper.com Circulation Customer Service 1-800-345-8688 EDITOR Carol Kent: ckent@ chipleypaper.com 850-638-0212 ADVERTISING Jessica Collins: jcollins@chipley paper.com Community EVENTS SATURDAY 8 a.m.: North Bay Clan of The Lower Muskogee Creek Yard Sale rst Saturday of the month until 2 p.m. 1560 Lonnie Road. 10 a.m. to noon: Childrens education day fourth Saturday of every month North Bay Clan Tribal Grounds, 1560 Lonnie Road. SUNDAY 11 a.m.: New Hope United Methodist Church Worship Service 5 p.m.: New Hope United Methodist Church Worship Service 8 p.m.: Alcoholics Anonymous meeting in the board room at GracevilleCampbellton Hospital in Graceville. MONDAY 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 638-6217. Donations accepted. 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. TUESDAY 8-9 a.m.: Tai Chi Class at the Washington County Public Library, Chipley Branch 8-10 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 638-6217. Donations accepted. Noon: Chipley Kiwanis Club meeting. Noon: Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting, New Life Assembly Fellowship Hall, Chipley. 6-10 p.m.: BINGO at St. Joseph Catholic Church games start at speedball 6:10 p.m., Early bird 6:20, session 6:50 p.m. Call Peg Russ at 638-7654 or 638-7654 7 p.m.: Narcotics Anonymous meeting, Blessed Trinity Catholic Church on County Road 177A WEDNESDAY 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 638-6217. Donations accepted. 1 p.m.: Line dancing, Washington Council on Aging in Chipley. 5 p.m.: New Hope United Methodist Church Bible Study 7 p.m.: Depression and Bipolar Support Group meets at First Baptist Church educational annex building in Bonifay. Call 547-4397. THURSDAY 10 a.m. to noon: Holmes Council on Aging provides hot meals and socialization. 10:30 a.m.: Chipley Library preschool story time. 11 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 638-6217. Donations accepted. Noon: Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting at New Life Assembly Fellowship Hall, Chipley 1 p.m.: Caregivers Meeting at Washington County Council on Aging in Chipley for more information call 638-6216 2 p.m.: Writers Group meets the rst Thursday of each month (unless a holiday) at the Chipley Library 6 p.m.: TOPS meets at 7 p.m. with weigh in at 6 p.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church 6 p.m.: Washington County Council on Aging Line Dancing Class for more information call 638-6216 6:30 p.m.: T.O.P.S. Mt. Olive Baptist Church on State Road 79 North. 7 p.m.: Narcotics Anonymous meeting, Blessed Trinity Catholic Church on County Road 177A COMMUNITY CALENDAR Saturday, August 2, 2014

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So we ll Tra ctor Co ., Inc. 2841 Hwy 77 North, Pa nama City www .so we lltr actor co .com So we ll and Ku bota 40 Ye ars of Tr usted Pe rf or manc e We Tr ade for Any thin g That Don t Eat! Financing Arranged (W AC) Ca ndida te s should ha ve prior ex perienc e in a sales en vir onmen t along with high school diploma or equiv alen t. Th e Ne ws He ra ld o e rs a co mpetitiv e bene t pack age including health, den tal lif e insur anc e, and 401(k) plan. Ca ndida te hir ed pending pr eemplo ymen t dr ug scr een and criminal back gr ound check St ro ng co mmunica tion sk ills and ve ry high at te nt ion to detail Ex ce llen t cust omer ser vic e, or ganiza tional sk ills and co mput er sk ills re quir ed Mu st be pr oc ess dr iv en and be able to fu nc tion e ec tiv ely and independen tly with asser tiv e, inno vat iv e and persuasiv e personalit y to ac hiev e sales objec tiv es on a re gular basis Th is position will wo rk co llabor at iv ely with the assig ned te am to en sur e ex ce ptional cust omer ser vic e to co mpan y s cur re nt an d pr ospec tiv e adv er tisers by helping set appoin tmen ts fo r sales te am and tak ing calls fr om clien ts SALES SUPPORT COORDINA TOR If you would like your churchs faith events included in this list, please email the information to news@ chipleypaper.com West Pittman Baptist VBS WESTVILLE West Pittman Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School through today, Aug. 2. Bible school will be held Wednesday through Friday from 58 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sign up online at www. westpittman.org and click on VBS registration. For more information or for transportation call the church ofce Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 956-4100. Red Hill UMC back to school bash BONIFAY Red Hill United Methodist Church, will host a back to school bash from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., today, Aug. 2. Highway 2, Bonifay. There will be water slides, food and games and music through out the day. School supplies and gift cards will also be given away. For more information, call Linda Yarbrough at 334-360-0811. Bluegrass and southern gospel sing HARTFORD, ALA. Victory Tabernacle will hold a bluegrass and southern gospel sing at 6 p.m., today, Aug. 2. Special guests will be the Mt. Zion Singers and Straight and Narrow. The tabernacle is located at 10005 East State Highway 52 in Hartford, Ala. For more information, call 334-588-2838. Back to school clothes give away CHIPLEY Oakie Ridge Baptist Church will be giving away back to school clothes for all ages from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. today, Aug. 2 at the church. The church is 11 miles south of Chipley on the Orange Hill Highway. For more information, call Lori at 638-2340. Truckload giveaway ALFORD Cypress Creek Community Church and Share Ministries will host a truckload giveaway consisting of free food and clothes for everyone from 8 a.m. to noon, today, Aug. 2. The food will consist of meats, can goods, produce, breads and etc. Clothes consist of all sizes. The church is two miles west of Alford just off Highway 276 at 1772 Macedonia Road. B-Shoc live COTTONDALE B-Shoc, a contemporary Christian artist, will be performing a back to school concert, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, at Southern Community Fellowship Church in Cottondale. This is an all ages show and will be free to the public. The church is at 43300 US 231 seven miles north of Cottondale. For more information, visit www.B-Shoc.com Wilderness Escape VBS CHIPLEY Orange Hill Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School, from 5:30-8:30 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 3, through Friday, Aug. 8. This years theme will be Wilderness Escape, children will escape with the Israelites as they leave Egypt. They will hang out with Moses as God leads the adventure. The church is at 3485 Gainer Road. For more information call 638-7103. Bethlehem UMC VBS BETHLEHEM Bethlehem United Methodist Church will hold Vacation Bible School from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 6, through Saturday, Aug. 9. This years theme is Learning to follow God under the stars. The church is at 1622 Bethlehem Church Road. For more information, call Matthew and Dana Rich at 547-3780. Pine Hill Church Homecoming BONIFAY Pine Hill Church is inviting the community to come celebrate their homecoming celebration starting at 10 a.m. on Aug. 7 at Pine Hill Church at 1675 Robbins Bridge Road. There will be singing, preaching and dinner on the grounds. Pastor Celebration GRACEVILLE Mt. Calvary Church of Christ Written in Heaven will hold a 31st anniversary celebration for pastor and rst lady Bighem at 11 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 10. The church is at 1320 Highway 2 in Graceville. For more information call 263-2810. Otter Creek revival PONCE DE LEON Otter Creek Methodist Church will hold revival at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 11, to Friday, Aug. 15. Special guests will be Gary and Debbie Gibbens. The church is four miles north of Ponce de Leon off Highway 81. Ladies fellowship HARTFORD, ALA. Victory Tabernacle will hold ladies fellowship at 7 p.m., Aug. 15. Ladies fellowship is a time of prayer, worship and the Word of God. The special guest speaker will be Sister Dottie Carroll. A time of Fellowship will follow the service. The church is at 10005 east State Highway 52 in Hartford, Ala. For more information, call 334-588-2838. East Mount Zion sh fry and cake auction GRACEVILLE East Mount Zion United Methodist Church will hold a sh fry and cake auction beginning at 5 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 16. Fish plates and backed goods will be for donations. The cakes will be auctioned off beginning at 6 p.m. Proceeds will go toward enlarging the altar stage. Recent fth Saturday Sings have found the stage at capacity. The next fth Saturday sing will be held at 6:30 p.m., Aug. 30. The church is at 1590 County Highway 173, Graceville. For more information, call 263-4610. Otter Creek Homecoming PONCE DE LEON Otter Creek Methodist Church will hold homecoming services Sunday, Aug. 17. The church is located four miles north of Ponce de Leon off Highway 81. Faith EVENTS FAITH Saturday, August 2, 2014 A Page 5 Section www.chipleypaper.com Special to The News The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) in Graceville was recently named a Best Value School by University Research and Review and their Best Value School Selection Committee, http://tinyurl.com/ pq9fsdu. Out of thousands of eligible schools, less than 100 are nominated each quarter, and an even smaller percentage of schools actually meet the assessment criteria to qualify them as a Best Value School. Kurt Sagovac, Vice President for University Research & Review, arrived on the BCF campus to deliver the prestigious crystal trophy award to BCF President Thomas A. Kinchen, Tuesday, July 15. BCF was nominated and then went through the selection process conducted by a committee of former college presidents, university CEOs, provosts, and professors. The selection was based on the schools reputation among students and alumni, programs offered, accreditation, and cost to attend. BCF will retain the designation for 12 months, at which time they will have an opportunity to re-qualify as a Best Value School. University Research and Review and their Best Value School Selection Committee aim to make the process of choosing a quality postsecondary school easier for students. For more information on the newly designated Best Value School that is Changing the World Through the Unchanging Word call 263-3261 ext. 460 or visit the website at www.baptistcollege.edu. It is not too late to register for the fall semester and see what a difference a BCF education can make in your life and the lives of those around you. S PECIAL TO T HE N EWS Kurt Sagovac, vice president for University Research & Review, presents BCF President Thomas A. Kinchen with the crystal Best Value School trophy. BCF named Best Value School

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Local A6 | Washington County News 2014 Univer sal Uclick rele ase date s: Aug ust 2-8 31-1 (14) from The Mini Page 2014 Universal Uclick A 75-Y ear En chan tmen t The Wizar d of Oz Can you finis h these famous movie lines? ________ anymore ! Ma gi cal sto ry Amer ican adven tur e Cha ngi ng th e sto ry 2013 War ner Bros Ente rtain ment Inc A l l Ri g h t s Re ser v ed Cou rtes y War ner Home Vid eo The Scarecrow (Ray Bolger ), the Cow ardl y Lion (Bert Lahr), Dorothy (Judy Garlan d) and the Tin Man (Jack Haley) eagerly approac h the Wizard Actor Buddy Ebsen was cast as the first Tin Man. He inhaled the silve r alumin um crystals dusted on his face and suffe red a severe react ion. He had to be in an iron lung, a ma chine to help him breathe, for two weeks. The role of the Tin Man was taken over by Jack H aley. The alumin um crystals were mixed with Hale ys makeup to form a paste. That way, he would not inha le the crystals photo courtesy Library of Congress L. 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Al l of Munchkin Lan d and parts of the witch s castl e were bui lt. In the Horse o f a Differe nt Color scene horses were coate d wit h dif ferent flavo rs of Jell-O mix. Horses kept trying to lick of f the sweet powder A Magical Mixtur e The Mi ni Page Staf f Be tty De bna m Fou ndi ng Edit or and Ed ito r at La rge Lisa Ta r ry M a nag ing E dit or Lucy Li en As soci a te Edito r Wendy Dal ey Art ist Ma gic al mu sic Awes ome speci al effect s muslin, or as the flames surrounding the Maki ng up the ma gic 2013 Warner Bros Entertainment Inc., All Rights Reserved, courtesy Warner Home Video Over the Rainbow was comp osed partly to show off Judy Garland s lovely voice. It won the Academy Award for Best Song. 2013 Warner Bros Entertainment Inc., All Rights Reserved, courtesy Warner Home Video Margaret Hamilton, who played the Wicked Witch of the West, caught on fire in the scene where she disappears from Munchkin Land. During filming, the fire started before she was safely through the floor, and she suffered serious burns. She recovered after six weeks and was able to return to the filming. The Mini Page thanks John Fricke, Oz historian and author of several books on The Wizard of Oz, including The Wonderful World of Oz: An Illustrated History of the American Classic, for help with this issue. Next week, The Mini Page is about the 100th anniversary of the Panama Canal. from The Mini Page 2014 Universal Uclick David : Danny: a hot dog! Debbie: Dexter: TM Mighty Funny s Mini Jokes Doris: Daria : B Y H T O R O D D R A Z I W W B A L R M V Y L D R A W O C I T O U I U K M W O B N I A R T O M O M O B S R E P P I L S C R D A K N N Y W W O L L E Y H N S O G S L D A O R K C I R B A K G G I M W O R C E R A C S D Y N I T C L U F R E D N O W O N A M R O L O C I N H C E T Words that remind us of The Wizard of Oz are hidd en in the block above. Some words are hidd en backwar d or diagonal ly. 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(Bulk discount information available upon request.) www.smartwarehousing.com Name: ________________________________________________________________________ Address: ______________________________________________________________________ City: ____________________________________ _____ State: _________ Zip: _______________ The popular nine-part series on the Constitutio n, written in collaboration with the National Arch ives, is now package d as a colorful 32-page softcover book. The series covers: the preamble, the seven articles and 27 amendm ents the big ideas of the document the history of its making and the signers Saturday, August 2, 2014

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Special to the News Attorney General Pam Bondis Ofce, the fed eral Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and 12 other states obtained $92 million in debt relief from Colfax Capital Corporation and Culver Capital, LLC, also collectively known as Rome Finance, for deceiv ing about 17,000 service members and other con sumers in a predatory lend ing scheme. Rome Finance, which is based in Califor nia and Georgia, allegedly nanced consumers debts for items such as comput ers, gaming systems, and other goods and services from retailers online or at mall kiosks near military bases. Payments were de ducted from the service members paychecks and were secured with access to bank accounts. Rome Finance allegedly used de ceptive lending schemes by promising no money down and instant nancing on these products and ser vices without disclosing the amounts the consum ers would pay for nanc ing. More than 800 Florida service members were af fected in this scheme and will receive more than $4 million in outstanding debt relief. Our military members sacrice so much for us, and we will not allow pred atory lenders to deceive them, said Attorney Gen eral Pam Bondi. This set tlement provides for more than $4 million in debt re lief for Floridas military members. Hid nance charges when marketing products: Rome Finance and merchants it worked with masked expensive nance charges by articially in ating the disclosed price of the consumer goods being sold. As a result, they provided consumers with disclosures that had inaccurately low nance charges and annual per centage rates. Consum ers received disclosures, for example, indicating the APR was 16 percent when in fact they were be ing charged as much as a 100 percent or more APR. That inaccurate informa tion prevented consumers from making informed de cisions about whether to take out credit. Withheld required nancial information from billing statements: Billing statements that Rome Finance sent to con sumers failed to include certain disclosures re quired by law, such as: the annual percentage rate, the balance that was sub ject to that interest rate, how that balance was de termined, the closing date of the billing cycle, and the account balance on the closing date. Deceptively, unfairly, and abusively collected debt that was not owed: Rome Finance was not licensed to provide consumer lending in any state and charged annual percentage rates higher than some states allowed, which voided or limited the collectable debt in some states under state lending law. Rome Finance de ceived consumers in these states by failing to inform them that some or all of their debt was void or oth erwise did not have to be repaid. As a result, many consumers were misled into thinking that they had to repay the entire loan balance and making those payments, when they did not have to. The settlement liqui dates Rome Finance and its successor corporations, provides $92 million in debt relief to United States ser vice members worldwide, marks all outstanding debt paid with consumer nance reporting agencies, and permanently bans the company from doing busi ness in the eld of con sumer lending. Addition ally, all service members will keep all merchandise purchased and the debts associated will be erased and judgments will be va cated upon request. Consumers who suspect scams or other fraudulent activity can le a com plaint by calling 1(866)-9NO-SCAM or by visiting MyFloridaLegal.com. Special to The News The Spanish Trail Play house will hold open audi tions for the Neil Simon comedy, Rumors, Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 11 and 12. The auditions will be held at 6 p.m., nightly at The Span ish Trail Playhouse (Historic Chipley High School) at 680 Second St. in Chipley. Americas premier comic playwright delighted audi ences with this out and out funny offering. Four couples are at the townhouse of a deputy New York City may or and his wife to celebrate their 10th wedding anniver sary. The party never be gins because the host has shot himself in the head (its only a esh wound) and his wife is missing. His lawyers cover up, gets progressively more difcult to sustain as the other guests arrive and nobody can remember who has been told what about whom. Doors slam and hilarity abounds as the couples get more and more crazed. Rumors is among the most popular plays for high school production according to the International Thes pian Society. Director Kevin Russell will be casting six men and four women to ll the fol lowing roles (male (M) or female (F)): Ken Gorman: (M): A wellspoken, handsome attorney. A bit high strung. Chris Gorman: (F): Kens elegant and attractive wife. A bit high strung Claire Ganz: (F): Lennys gossip-monger, attractive wife. A Westchester, New York housewife type. Lenny Ganz: (M): An accountant who has just wrecked his brand new BMW. Irascible, sarcastic, and very likeable Ernie Cusack: (M): A smug psychiatrist Cookie Cusack: (F): Er nies wife and cooking show host with a bad back. She has a very dramatic, physi cal personality. Glenn Cooper: (M): An ambitious polished man preparing for a run for the state senate. Cassie Cooper: (F): A jeal ous type. Glens trophy wife. Insecure, sexy, shrewish Ofcer Welch: (M or F): A vigorous, straight-talking, veteran police ofcer Ofcer Pudney:(M or F): A rookie Cop. Rumors, written by Neil Simon and produced by special arrangement with Samuel French Inc., will take the stage Oct. 17-19, and will mark the nal pro duction of Season 7. This production is not a musical; no prior acting experience is necessary. This production is rated PG-13. Audition packets for the production are available at the Washington County Public Library (1444 Jack son Ave-Chipley) or at www. spanishtrailplayhouse.com To inquire about a certain role or any other question pertaining to the production of Rumors, email Direc tor Kevin Russell at span ishtrailplayhouse@gmail. com or visit www.spanish trailplayhouse.com for more information. FDOT to provide assistance to local residents In an effort to provide further assistance to the citizens of Washington County who have been affected by the heavy rainfall of April 2014, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will make available a water pump to alleviate ooding issues in the county. Recently, Washington County discontinued the use of the state-owned water pump but recent storm activity has necessitated the need for the equipment to assist residents in the region impacted by rising water levels in the area. For more information, contact Tanya Branton at 330-1599. Library to host Ready to Learn Fair CHIPLEY All families with children ages two to four years old, living in Washington and Holmes Counties, are invited to the Ready to Learn Fair from 2-6 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 5, at the Washington County Public Library Chipley Branch. The library will be showing parents programs and services for young children and their families including: Washington County Public Library reading programs, preschool library events, etc. FDLRS/PAEC child nd PreK screenings Early Learning Coalition of Northwest Florida VPK and child care info Tri-County Community Council Head Start and more The rst 50 families will receive a Ready to Learn goodie bag and can also enter to win a gift basket. This is a free event. Childrens activities will be provided. For more information, call 6386131 ext. 2310. Free hunter safety Internet-completion course offered in Holmes County The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety internet-completion course in Holmes County. The course will be held at the First Baptist Church, located at 311 N. Waukesha St. in Bonifay. Instruction is from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, and 8 a.m. until noon Saturday, Aug. 9. Students must complete the Internet course before coming to class and bring a copy of the nal report from the online portion of the course. The nal report form does not have to be notarized. An adult must accompany children under the age of 16 at all times. Students should bring a pencil and paper with them to take notes. Anyone born on or after June 1, 1975, must pass an approved hunter safety course and have a hunting license to hunt alone (unsupervised). The FWC course satises hunter-safety training requirements for all other states and Canadian provinces. People interested in attending this course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC. com/HunterSafety or by calling Hunter Safety Coordinator Will Burnett at the FWCs regional ofce in Panama City at 265-3676. Special to the News The Florida Police Chiefs Asso ciation (FPCA) today urged Florid ians to rethink their support of the proposed amendment to legalize marijuana in Florida, calling the ef fort a potentially dangerous threat to families and communities. Regardless of any state laws, recreational marijuana use is still illegal on the federal level because of its high potential for abuse and the fact that there is no currently accepted national standard for use as a medical treatment, said Chief Frank Kitzerow, President of the FPCA. Its important to un derstand that expanding the use of marijuana for medical purposes is not a safer way to use the drug. Studies show that marijuana use and criminal involvement, other than drug use, are highly related. Medical marijuana is often sold in storefront dispensaries; in other states, the storefront dispensaries have become magnets for crime and increased law enforcement costs. According to statistics pro vided by the citys Department of Safety, Denver recorded 7,000 re ported crimes within 1,000 feet of dispensaries in the rst six months of both 2012 and 2013. Statistics have shown that mari juana also plays a signicant role in car accidents. Between 2006 and 2010, the Colorado Depart ment of Highway Safety reported that at least 183 people were killed by drivers who tested positive for cannabis, after Colorado legalized marijuana for medicinal purposes. There are more than 120 ER visits related to marijuana use for every 100,000 people in the United States. The expansion of marijuana use has also been shown to have a neg ative impact on surrounding busi ness communities. A study found employees who tested positive for marijuana have 55 percent more industrial accidents and 85 percent more injuries than non-users, and 78 percent have higher absentee rates than non-users. Drug-us ing employees have been shown to have up to 300 percent higher medical costs, which increase in surance rates for employers and employees. For more information on the potential impacts of the proposed amendment, visit www.dontletori dagotopot.com. Special to The News U.S. Rep. Steve South erland applauded House approval Wednesday, July 30, of the Veterans Access to Care Through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act (H.R. 3230), a bi cameral agreement aimed at address ing the widespread problems within the Veterans Affairs De partment (VA). The legislation allows veterans to seek privatesector health care if they live more than 40 miles from a VA facility or are unable to get an appointment within 30 days, while also making it easier to re VA managers who are not doing their job. I am pleased that the House has acted aggres sively to address the VAs shocking mistreatment of our nations veterans. This legislation will ex pand veterans access to privatesector health care, while allowing for the swift removal of any VA bureaucrat who has failed to care for our veter ans. While this is an important step forward, more must be done to ensure our heroes are receiving the quality health care services they deserve. H.R. 3230 now awaits ap proval in the Senate before it can be sent to the Presi dents desk and signed into law. $92 million settlement reached against military consumer lender News BRIEFS Florida police chiefs take stance on medical marijuana vote U.S. REP STEVE SOUTHERLAND Playhouse hosts open auditions for Rumors Southerland votes to reform the VA WANT TO GO? Audition packets for the production are available at the Washington County Public Library (1444 Jackson AveChipley) or at www. spanishtrail playhouse.com Saturday, August 2, 2014 Local A8 | Washington County News

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By MICHELLE LOCKE Associated Press Eat your veggies or no dessert? How about eat your vegetables AS dessert? And were not talking grandmas zucchini bread. (Not that theres anything wrong with that.) Maybe youd like some beetroot ice cream as served by the Sweet Rose Creamery in Santa Monica, California. Or perhaps your fancy runs more to sweet asparagus beignets laced with almonds with green asparagus ice cream, poppy seed crunch and violet syrup, a creation of chef Bart Vandaele at the Belga Cafe in Washington, D.C. The trend is a natural outgrowth of the emphasis on eating fresh and local, says Kelly Liken, who runs her eponymous restaurant in Vail, Colorado. Serving the same fruit over and over can get a little monotonous and if you have lots of vegetables at your disposal it only makes sense to experiment a little. Among the desserts she and pastry chef Colleen Carey have come up with are Peas & Carrots. That would be a concoction that includes brown butter nancier (a type of cake) with a sauce of English peas alongside carrot sorbet and carrot marmalade. Those are peas and carrots showing some serious side. Liken, who appeared on Season 7 of Bravos Top Chef, opened her restaurant 10 years ago and for 10 years weve been really, really focused on our local vegetables, she says. Were constantly having to come up with new and innovative vegetable ideas. Some of the new desserts put a twist on old classics, like chef Jamie Bissonettes carrot cake take. Bissonette, the James Beard Award-winning chef behind Toro and Coppa in Boston and Toro in New York City, adds carrot juice to whipped cream to add a beautiful touch of orange to the dish, served at Coppa in Bostons South End. I came up with the idea for carrot whip cream because I love carrot cake and wanted to do a slightly different take on it. Its one of my absolute favorite desserts ever, and this incorporates the avor of carrots into a sweet cake in a different way, he says. I serve the carrot whip cream on olive oil cake with some carrot-parsley crumble and its this beautiful and fresh variation of one of the most classic desserts. Finding the vegetable sweet spot isnt just for restaurants. At Jamba Juice, the popular chain known for its juices and smoothies, the company saw the interest in vegetables and decided to incorporate them into what had been all-fruit smoothies. The Apple n Greens smoothie, for instance combines apple and strawberry juices, kale, peaches, mangos and bananas. Kale smoothie might not be the rst thing to spring to mind when thinking of delicious drinks. But its turned out to be a tasty and extremely popular, says Susan Shields, senior vice president and chief innovation ofcer at Jamba Juice. There are four fruit-veggie smoothies, including Tropical Harvest, which blends butternut squash, carrots, sweet potatoes and mangos. The beauty about these four items is they taste really good, says Shields. The kids love these. They dont know that theyre vegetables. With the new school year looming, along with the task of packing daily lunches, nding new ways to look at vegetables is something parents can explore. And it doesnt have to be elaborate; Likens recommends tactics such as grating carrots and zucchini or other squashes into oatmeal cookie mix. I always tell parents thats denitely a good way to stealth health the dessert, she says. By ELIZABETH KARMEL Associated Press Often, the best dishes are the simplest. A common feeling among chefs is that if you use the best-quality ingredients and treat them lightly, you will be rewarded. I couldnt agree more. This is illustrated perfectly by this recipe for grilled tomatoes on the vine with burrata. Tomatoes with mozzarella is one of my favorite combinations, and I love it even when the tomatoes are less than perfect and the mozzarella is a little bland. But take a bunch of cherry tomatoes on the vine, grill them and serve them with burrata and some grilled bread and youve got an amazing dish! The hardest part of this recipe is treating the fragile tomatoes carefully so that they dont fall off the vine. You want to brush or rub them with a little olive oil to protect them, then season them lightly with kosher salt. Place the tomatoes vine side up on the cooking grate and do not turn them. The heat of the grill will intensify the natural juices and sugars, making the sweet tomatoes even more avorful. The warm tomatoes can be served immediately with the burrata, a touch of extravirgin olive oil, and a bit of salt and pepper. I like to serve this as a shared plate with grilled ciabatta bread. Smear a little burrata on the ciabatta and top with a grill-roasted tomato. You can either spread the tomato, breaking the skin and smoothing out the juice on top of the cheese and olive oil, or keep it whole. Personally, I like to smear the two together, making a soft, rich juicy bite! FOOD Saturday, August 2, 2014 A Page 9 Section www.chipleypaper.com Vegetables blossom on dessert menus AP In this undated photo shows the Peas & Carrots dish at Kelly Liken in Vail, Colo. Among the desserts Kelly Liken and pastry chef Colleen Carey have come up with are Peas & Carrots, a concoction that includes brown butter nancier, with a sauce of English peas alongside carrot sorbet and carrot marmalade. This will become your goto appetizer of summer. It is delicious and luxurious, but simple to make. The hardest thing about this recipe is making sure that the cherry tomatoes dont fall off the vine! Cant nd burrata? Substitute a large ball of fresh mozzarella. ST A RT TO FINI S H: 15 minutes SERVING S : 6 2 clusters cocktail tomatoes on the vine Extra-virgin olive oil Flaked sea salt 16-ounce ball of burrata or fresh mozzarella cheese Ground black pepper Artisan bread or ciabatta, to serve Heat a grill to medium-low. Carefully rinse the tomatoes, but leave them on the vine. Drizzle oil over the tomatoes and lightly rub it in, then sprinkle them lightly with salt. Place the tomatoes, vine side up, directly on the grills cooking grate. Grill with the lid down for about 5 minutes, or until the tomatoes are warmed through and blackened in spots. Gently remove the tomatoes. Place the cheese on a serving plate and drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, then arrange the tomatoes around it. Serve with bread to sop up the juice from the tomatoes and the buratta. Nutrition information per serving: 480 calories; 250 calories from fat (52 percent of total calories); 27 g fat (13 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 65 mg cholesterol; 40 g carbohydrate; 3 g ber; 4 g sugar; 19 g protein; 620 mg sodium. Grill on-the-vine tomatoes for stunning starter GET GRILLIN GRILLED TOMA TOES AND BURRA T A AP P HOTO S

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Local A10 | Washington County News Saturday, August 2, 2014 GOP-led House OKs lawsuit against Obama WASHINGTON (AP) A sharply divided House approved a Repub lican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accus ing him of exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority. Obama and other Democrats derided the effort as a stunt aimed at tossing political red meat to conservative voters. Just a day before lawmakers were to begin a ve-week summer recess, debate over the proposed lawsuit underscored the harshly partisan tone that has dominated the current Congress almost from its start in January 2013. The vote to sue Obama was 225 to 201. Five conservative Republi cans voted with Democrats in op posing the lawsuit. No Democrats voted for it. Republicans said the legal ac tion, focusing on Obamas imple mentation of his prized health care overhaul, was designed to prevent a further presidential power grab and his deciding unilaterally how to enforce laws. Are you willing to let any presi dent choose what laws to execute and what laws to change? asked House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio. The Republicans also scoffed at Democratic claims that the law suit would be a waste of taxpayers money. What price do you place on the continuation of our system of checks and balances? What price do you put on the Constitution of the United States? said Rep. Can dice Miller of Michigan. My an swer to each is priceless. However, Democrats said the lawsuit would go nowhere and was designed only to encourage conser vatives to vote in this Novembers congressional elections. They also warned repeatedly that it could be a precursor of a more drastic GOP effort. Said Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-N.Y.: The lawsuit is a drumbeat pushing members of the Republi can Party to impeachment. Congressional lawsuits against presidents are rare. In 2008, a federal judge backed a suit by Democrats who then controlled the House and were trying to force the Bush administration to honor House subpoenas of senior White House ofcials. Though the House won the rst round in court, that decision was under appeal when a settlement was reached and the lawsuit was dropped. On Wednesday, neither side wasted time in using the ght to mine campaign contributions and line up support for their candidates. House Democrats emailed one fundraising solicitation as debate was underway and another mo ments after the vote, with one say ing, The GOP is chomping at the bit to impeach the president. Help rescue manatees, sea turtles by getting FWC decals Special to The News Be a Hero by getting decals that help with the research, rescue, rehabili tation and management of Floridas endangered man atees and sea turtles. People can receive a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission manatee or sea turtle de cal, and show their sup port for saving these iconic Florida species, with a do nation of $5. Rescues of manatees and sea turtles that are injured, ill or otherwise in distress are one of the many FWC conservation activities supported by de cal donations. The new editions of the decals are originally de signed works of art, and available now at local tax collectors ofces across the state and at MyFWC. com. People who voluntarily donate $5 for a manatee or sea turtle decal increase the chances that these spe cies will remain in Florida for many years, said Carol Knox, the FWCs imperiled species section leader. You can be a hero and show sup port for manatees and sea turtles by placing decals on your car, boat or truck, and on things your children use a lot, like their computers, backpacks or bikes. This years edition of the manatee decal provides in formation on the back side of the decal about how and where to report injured or distressed manatees. Be sides calling the FWCs Wildlife Alert Hotline, 888404-3922 (FWCC), people can dial #FWC or *FWC on a cell phone or text Tip@ MyFWC.com and report the location of the animal, its signs of injury or distress, the nearest boat ramp and contact information. Often an ordinary citi zen reporting an injured or ill manatee or sea turtle leads to the FWC being able to rescue the animal. The new sea turtle decal features a leatherback sea turtle hatchling and the jel lysh it likes to eat. Leath erbacks, which average 6 feet in length and 500-1,500 pounds, dive deeper, travel farther and tolerate colder waters more than other sea turtles. The decal serves as a reminder of important tips on how people can help sea turtles survive, which are on the decal backing: Keep nesting beaches dark and free of unneces sary articial light by turn ing off lights or keeping them low or shielded. Remove chairs, boats, canopies and other objects from beaches at night, be cause they can become ob stacles for nesting sea tur tles and their hatchlings. Fill in deep holes on the beach each day, as these can trap nesting fe males and hatchlings. Anchor boats in appro priate locations, avoiding reef and seagrass habitat. Properly discard sh ing line that can entangle sea turtles and other wildlife. Floridians can donate the $5 to receive a decal when registering a vehicle or vessel, or when renew ing a registration through the mail, online or in person at county tax collectors of ces across the state. Visi tors or individuals from out of state interested in the manatee decal and sea turtle decal can order them online by going to MyFWC. com/Manatee or MyFWC. com/SeaTurtle and click ing on Decals. Purchas ing the Save the Manatee and Helping Sea Turtles Survive Florida license plates at BuyaPlate.com also helps protect these species. Farm Credit of Northwest Florida shares $4 million in prots with members Special to The News To benet local agricul ture and farmers, Farm Credit of Northwest Flor ida will share $4 million in prots with its mem bers in 2014 through the cooperatives patronage refund program. The pa tronage refund is a form of prot sharing that dis tinguishes Farm Credit from other lenders, said Board Chairman Richard Terry, a Madison County farmer. Were delighted that the Association performed well this past year and that Farm Credit of Northwest Florida customers have the opportunity to share in that success, said Rick Bitner, president and CEO. Prot sharing is one of the unique and tangible benets of doing business with a customer-owned cooperative. Since 1988, Farm Cred it of Northwest Florida Members have beneted from $74 million in pa tronage refunds or protsharing declared by the cooperatives Board of Directors. We have been and strive to remain a strong and valuable source of funding for ag riculture and our rural communities, through the good times and bad, Bit ner said. Agriculture is the sec ond largest industry in the state, ranking behind only tourism. Farm Credit of Northwest Florida is proud to provide a stable, reliable source of credit to rural America, Terry said. Florida Forest Service sends reghters to help battle western blazes Special to The News As the blazes continue to heat up in the western states, the Florida Depart ment of Agriculture and Consumer Services Flori da Forest Service is send ing dozens of reghters to aid suppression efforts. The Florida Forest Service is a talented group of some of the most skilled reghters in the coun try, Florida Commission er of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam said. Thanks to current low wildre dan ger levels in Florida, we are able to lend support to other states for the protection of people, structures and natural resources. So far this season, the Florida Forest Service has deployed 52 wildland re ghters to western wild res, including Oregons 396,000-acre Pine Creek wildre and Washingtons 250,000-acre Carlton Com plex of wildres. The Florida Forest Service will continue to ll requests for help as we receive them, said Jim Karels, State Forester. The experiences that our reghters gain out West will build upon their rst-class training and experience ghting wild res here in Florida. Deployed wildland re ghters will ll a variety of roles, including frontline reghting, aviation, safety regulation, logging, heavy equipment manage ment and more. The Florida Forest Ser vice manages more than 1 million acres of public forest land while protect ing 26 million acres of homes, forestland and natu ral resources from the dev astating effects of wildre. For more information about the Florida For est Service, go to www. FloridaForestService.com. FWC releases anticipated waterfowl season dates Special to The News The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation anticipate the 2014-15 waterfowl season dates to be: Early Canada Goose: Saturday. Sept. 6 through Wednesday, Sept. 24 September teal and wood duck: Wednesday Sept. 20 through Sunday, Sept. 24 September teal only: Monday, Sept. 25 through Sunday, Sept. 28 Regular Season (ducks, coots, and light geese): Sunday, Nov. 22 through Sunday, Nov. 30 and Sunday, Dec. 6 through Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 Regular Season (Canada Goose): Saturday, Nov. 22 through Friday, Jan. 30, 2015 Youth duck and goose: Saturday, Jan. 31 and Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015 Note: All dates below are anticipated and subject to change until nalized. The ofcial dates will be posted by mid-August when they are released by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service). Insurers: 2015 exchange rates likely to spike in Florida MIAMI (AP) State insur ance ofcials are preparing to release gures next week on how much health plans will cost under the Afford able Care Act for 2015, and rate increases seem inevi table as insurers say their new consumers are older and sicker than anticipated. Top executives at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida and Cigna said rate increases are likely, but de clined specics. Humana proposed an average 14.1 percent increase for its HMOs, saying the increase was driven by factors includ ing increased prescription drug costs and doctor and hospital reimbursements. However, Molina has pro posed an 11.6 percent aver age rate decrease. Critics of the health over haul warned of huge rate increases, a signal they say shows the law isnt work ing. But rates have risen as much as 20 or 30 percent in recent years and early ling from insurers in other states suggest the 2015 increases wont be as dramatic. Meanwhile, insurers say that even though the almost 1 million Florida enrollees include many who are older with chronic conditions, the marketplace is still ripe for prots. Brian Evanko, president of Cignas U.S. individual market, said the company anticipates nancial losses from the exchange in 2014, but we expect over time that as things tend to shake out this could be a very at tractive market for us. Federal health ofcials say 91 percent of Floridas 983,775 enrollees received a tax subsidy, 55 percent were female and 45 percent were male. The government and insurance companies have not released data on how many were previously unin sured and no details on their health conditions. A lot of the people are in need of more chronic care as opposed to people who might need a knee sur gery and held out to get it, Evanko said. At Florida Blue, the states largest insurer, the average consumer age was slightly over 45 in the ex change, while their average consumer age is under 40 outside the exchange. Only about 23 percent made up the crucial healthy young adult demographic, which is essential to balancing out the cost of caring for older, sicker consumers, said Jon Urbanek, a senior vice pres ident for the BCBSs Florida Blue. From a risk pool, its slightly worse than what we would have rst anticipat ed, Urbanek said. About 1 in 3 Floridians who signed up or 339,000 people chose a Florida Blue plan, Urbanek said. With so many unknowns under President Obamas new health law, insurers struggled with how to price plans, how many options to offer and how to structure their hospital and doctor networks. Insurers also faced new challenges be cause the law mandated they could no longer turn away consumers with preexisting medical conditions, limited what they could charge older policy holders and required them to offer more benets. Clearly the price of the product that was of fered through the federal exchange was a key dis tinguishing factor, said Coventry Florida president Christopher Ciano. Coventry offered one of the most competitive pre mium rates, which health experts said made them a popular choice among con sumers. Federal ofcials and insurers have not re leased data showing enroll ment among plans. Some health navigators said consumers seemed overwhelmed by the vol ume of choices from Florida Blue which had multiple options at each medal level and stuck to plans with fewer choices. Florida Blue ofcials plan to pare down their offerings when enrollment starts in November. Cigna plans to expand into other states and re gions at a controlled rate, not as rapidly as some of its competitors. UnitedHealth Group, the nations largest health insurer, earlier this month announced it will participate in as many as 24 of the laws individual health insurance exchanges in 2015, up from only four this year. We entered the market in a very focused way. We didnt want to be in 50 states in year one because we knew it was going to be a bit bumpy, Evanko said. Insurance companies said theyre also hammer ing out contingency plans for the next enrollment pe riod taking a cue from last years bumpy enrollment. Amid problems with the glitch-plagued healthcare. gov and back-end problems connecting the system to insurers, consumers com plained they spent hours on the phone. Insurers were strapped juggling the new exchange with Medicare open enroll ment and the large employ er enrollment in January. We put through prob ably four times what we would normally put through that system in a year, so thats a lot of volume, Ur banek said.

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Sports Washington County News | A11 Saturday, August 2, 2014 From staff reports EBRO Cheryl White had a pedestrian effort in a third-place nish on Saturday, but is back in a preferred inside position for the feature seventh race of the Twilight program tonight at Ebro Greyhound Park. The track win leader and all-time fastest greyhound over 5-16 mile checked in at 30.74 seconds to nish well beaten by 7 lengths. She still is in command of the win lead at 10, and is 5-to-2 on the morning line. AJN Randi, 6 hole, starts at the same odds despite two wins in 10 starts and a lackluster showing the last time she raced in Grade A. Super Effect has been steady while making 10 trifectas in 16 starts. The Evening program feature should be a toss-up as Ashley Yodice has the most impressive credentials and seems to have rediscovered her stride. However, Flying Humidity is dangerous with 12 wins in 17 attempts and Nellies Admiral deserves a look despite having to start alongside early speed dog Pat C Shackle out of the 1 hole. Beginning next week the track returns to four nights per week live racing with Mondays and Thursdays both dark. Ebro: Win leader back in feature Ebro Schedule Monday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Parx 11:25 p.m., Saratoga noon, Delaware 12:15 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Palm Beach noon. Evening: Greyhound simulcast: Derby Lane 6:30 p.m.. Tuesday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Parx 11:25 a.m. Greyhound simulcast: Palm Beach noon. Evening: Ebro live racing 6:30 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Derby Lane 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Saratoga noon, Delaware 12:15 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Derby Lane 11:30 a.m., Jacksonville 11:30 a.m., Palm Beach noon. Evening: Jai-alai 6 p.m. Ebro live racing 6:30 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Derby Lane 6:30 p.m. Thursday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Saratoga noon, Delaware 12:15 p.m., Del Mar 4 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Palm Beach noon. Evening: Jai-alai 6 p.m. Ebro live racing 6:30 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Derby Lane 6:30 p.m. Friday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Monmouth 11:50 a.m., Saratoga noon, Gulfstream 12:15 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Palm Beach noon. Evening: Thoroughbred simulcast: Del Mar 6 p.m. Ebro live racing 6:30 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Derby Lane 6:30 p.m. Saturday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Monmouth 11:50 a.m., Saratoga noon, Gulfstream 12:25 p.m., Del Mar 4 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Jacksonville 11:35 a.m., Derby Lane 11:30 a.m. Palm Beach noon Evening: Ebro live racing 6:30 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Derby Lane 6:30 p.m. Sunday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Monmouth 11:50 a.m., Saratoga noon, Gulfstream 12:15 p.m., Del Mar 4 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Palm Beach noon, Jacksonville 12:30. POKER ROOM (Ext. 180) Open 9 a.m. to 3 a.m. Monday through Friday and 24 hours on weekends and holidays. New Years schedule: Open 9 a.m. Monday to 3 a.m. Wednesday. LOCATION Intersection of State 79 and State 20. INFORMATION 234-3943. GC baseball enters fall with deep pitching staff By BRAD MILNER 747-5065 | @PCNHBrad Milner bmilner@pcnh.com PANAMA CITY There still is a month before fall baseball opens at Gulf Coast, but coach Mike Kandlers work to ll the roster is nished. The Commodores re turn 13 of the 14 fresh men from last seasons 40-14 team that placed fourth at the state tourna ment. Kandler added an other 11 through recruit ing, including three Bay County standouts. He also is bringing in a once highly-touted pitcher, a speedster and a few former two-sport stars. Fall drills begin Aug. 25 and will continue through October. GC will compete in up to 20 games, Kandler said, but fall contests carry less pressure. He said the goal is to improve and prepare for the spring. The number one thing is development. The players have to get better, Kandler said. Second most important is the evaluation process. We have to gure out who really can do what and in what roles. And you want to in still some sort of winning attitude. You dont want the winning to get ahead of evaluation. The whole order is opposite in the spring. Kandler said last seasons success and the high retention of talent will help the new play ers understand whats expected. Fall allows for understanding each oth er as well as adjusting to college life for some. Oth ers will be adjusting to more playing time. Rutherfords Nick Nelson leads the list of incoming county repre sentatives. Former Mos ley players Austin Bizzle and Bowen McGufn also signed to play for the Commodores. Bizzle is a transfer from Wallace Community College in Dothan, Ala. Nelson will continue to pitch and play in the eld. Where that is remains in question, with Kandler saying Nelson could play in the corner ineld or outeld. Whats certain is Nelsons bat will anchor the batting order. His bat is a middle of the order type bat, Kan dler said. Hes good on the mound, too, and we certainly wont discount that. Itll be a big role for him. Hes got a lot of responsibility. Bizzle made two starts in 13 appearances last season with Wallace-Do than. The right-hander was 2-0 with 19 strikeouts in 22 innings pitched. Nelson and Bizzle will add to what is a plentiful pitching staff. Seven of the incoming players will take the mound to some extent and ve return ing sophomores saw time there last season. On Aug. 25, were gon na have a deep pitching staff, Kandler said. Hope fully on May 25 well be able to say the same thing. Left-hander Adam Bleday is one of the new pitchers and brings along stellar credentials out of high school from Titus ville, Pa. Bleday signed and played for Virginia last season but was lost among a deep staff with just one appearance. Austin Goff, a lefty, and Jake Thomas, a righty, also are added to the roster. The duo pitched last season at North Paulding in Georgia and Kandler said they were ready to take on a heavy workload. Deviner McCray of Tifton, Ga., and Ben Wil ford of Clarksville, Tenn., round out the incoming pitching recruits. Kandler noted both have live arms and also will be used in the eld. GC also will have a pair of former football players who will be used in a variety of utility roles. Jonathan Bennett starred on the gridiron for Pen sacola High and signed to play baseball at USF be fore injuring his shoulder last fall. Isaac Dillard of Florence, Ala., originally signed to play football for Tennessee Tech until he received more atten tion in baseball with an impressive spring and decided his future was on the diamond. Middle inelder Wes Roberson rounds out the recruiting class. The Memphis, Tenn., native ashes great speed and Kandler said hell be the second-fastest player hes coached behind cur rent pro Terrance Gore. ANDREW WARDLOW | The News Herald A woman shes on Round Lake near Alford on Wednesday, July 30, taking advantage of clear skies and warm temperatures. This weekends forecast calls for XXXXXXXXX. CON T R I B UT ED PH O T O Team members, front row left to right: Callie Worthy, Cheyann Blackmon, Rylee Wilson, Mallory Dalton, Hadley Bareld. Middle row: Kinzie Nelson, Alana Golden, Kayla Morris, Deana Holland, Kasey Lathan, Taylor Vandever, Jennifer Cosson. Back row: Head coach Jeff Vandever, assistant Tony Golden, team president Don Holland, assistant Eddie Dalton. Southern Elite lives up to name Halifax staff reports P ANAMA C IT Y BEAC H Southern Elite, a 12U girls fastpitch softball team based in Alford, recently placed third out of 46 teams in the Class C USFA World Series at Frank Brown Park. Teams from Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ala bama, Georgia, Indiana and Maryland were includ ed in the eld. Southern Elite was 10-2 for the tournament and played six games on the final day of the event. Batting leaders were Jennifer Cosson at .647, Hadley Bareld .632, Kayla Morris .579, Alana Golden .571 and Mallory Dalton .526. The roster included players from Panama City Beach, Chipley, Bonifay, Altha, Poplar Springs and Marianna.

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Local A12 | Washington County News By CAROL KENT 638-0212 | @WCN_HCT Ckent@chipleypaper.com CHIPLEY Washington County hosted 11 states in the 2014 Dixie Pre-Majors World Series from July 26 to July 30, generating much needed local reve nue and earning Chipleys team the title of World Se ries Runners-up. The event kicked off with a banquet Friday, July 25, with Sheriff Bobby Haddock welcoming the visiting teams. We could not have been more humbled to host the 11 state champions, said Haddock. There is nothing quite like the opening ceremonies of the World Series Cham pionship. In baseball, no other day is so pure with possibility. No scores yet, no losses, no blame or disappointment. High School Head Base ball Coach and President of the Chipley Dixie Ma jors Andy Compton started the process of bidding for the event two years ago and says its the rst time Washington County has hosted the event, and the rst time in recent history a Florida city has been se lected as host. We made a bid on the tourney in 2012 with the help of the Washington County Tourism Develop ment Council, said Comp ton. None of this would have happened without their help and that of TDC Director Heather Lopez. Without a great group of volunteers, the behind the scenes work would have been nearly impossible to do without them, he added. We had close to a hundred volunteers. From host parents for each team, to cooks, hospitality workers, eld crew, and concession volunteers, we couldnt have done it with out them. Community efforts didnt go unnoticed by visi tors, either. Ive been to a lot of events over the years, both in big cities and small towns, but Ive never been as impressed as I have been with Chipley, said Keith Robinson, Assistant Director of the Alabama Dixie Boys Majors. The courtesy and hospitality shown by this community is second to none. Participating states were Florida, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, Louisiana, Ar kansas, Mississippi, and Texas. All games were held at the Chipley High School baseball elds. As traditional with tour nament hosts, Chipley was expected to be the under dog, but the team pulled off a runner-up ranking. Our group exceeded expectations from every one, said Coach Compton. To have to go against the type of talent we did, our guys really stepped up. It makes you proud that they realized the amount of work that went into this event and they, in turn, worked hard to prepare. Most of Chipleys Di xie Pre Majors team also played on the Chipley High School 2014 State Fi nalist team in the spring, so there wasnt much rest between tournaments. We played the FHSAA Championship game on May 20 and had little down time before having to pre pare for this event, but it was all worth it, said Compton. More than 20 games were played in the series. Here are highlights from Chipleys match-ups: C HIPLEY VS. ARK A NS A S ( SA TURD AY JU LY 26) Daniel Floyd was the winning pitcher, giving up four hits and one unearned run. He had 6 strikeouts in the fth-inning, run rule win. Leading hitters were: Daniel Floyd, 1 for 2; Mi cah McCaskill, 2 for 3 with a homerun; Cole McCord, 2 for 2. Final score: 12-1, Chipley C HIPLEY VS. A LA B A M A ( S UND AY JU LY 27) Micah McCaskill earned the win on the mound and was 3 for 4 at the plate with a double and a home run. Other leading hitters P H OTOS B Y C A RO L KE NT, H EA T HE R LO PE Z A ND MELI SS A W HI TSON At left coach Andy Compton (center) watches the action from the dugout. At right Denny Elligson was a top hitter in more than one game in the series. Dixie Pre-Majors a success in more ways than one HUMBLED TO HOST See PRE-MAJORS A13 The Dixie Pre-Major World Series kicked off in Friday night Chipley with a welcome banquet for the teams at the Washington County Agricultural Center. Coach Bobby Pierce, Head Baseball Coach for the Troy University Trojans, was the guest speaker. From left: Steve Patterson and Dan Burdeshaw kept the water owing to help keep players and coaches cool in the unrelenting Florida heat. From left: Frank Kreiss and Valerie Park were among those volunteering to work the admission gate. Saturday, August 2, 2014 From left: Codi Wood of Chipley converses with Cole McCord of Sneads and Coach Jesse Carter.

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Local Washington County News | A13 were: Grant Rowell, 2 for 4 and Denny Elligson, 2 for 4 with a double. Final score: 7-2, Chipley CHIPLEY VS. MISSISSIPPI (TUES., JULY 29): Mississippi scored 2 runs in the bottom of the 7th for the win. Leading hitters were: Micah Mc Caskill, 2 for 5; Denny El ligson, 2 for 3 with a home run, and Andrew Howell, 2 for 3. Final score: 5-4, Mississippi CHIPLEY VS. TEXAS (TUESDAY, JULY 29) James Walsingham started on the mound for Chipley and pitched well. He was later relieved by Cole McCord, who earned the win. Leading hitters were: Andrew Howell, 3 for 4 with two RBIs and Daniel Floyd, who scored 2 runs by walking 3 times. A 6-run 6th inning led by a big double for Grant Row ell keyed the Chipley win. Codi Woods sacrice bunt turned the momentum in Chipleys favor on a twostrike pitch. Final score: 8-4, Chipley FINALS CHIPLEY VS. MISSISSIPPI (WEDNESDAY, JULY 30) In order to earn the championship, Chipley had to face Mississippi twice on Wed. in the Fi nals. In the rst game, Daniel Floyd was domi nant on the mound, limit ing Mississippi to just 3 hits while striking out 7 in the complete game win. Top hitters were: Micah McCaskill, 2 for 2 with two runs scored; Andrew How ell, 2 for 3 with two RBIs and Cole McCord, who was 1 for 3 with a double. Final score: 3-0, Chipley. In the nal game of the tournament, Mississippi won a hard-fought game. Andrew King started on the mound for Chipley, go ing 3 innings before getting hit by a pitch, forcing him to leave the game. Chipley trailed 6-0 after 4 innings but came back with 5 big runs in the top of the 5th. Cole McCord, Micah Mc Caskill, and Daniel Floyd had big hits in the 5th in ning to get Chipley back in the game. Final score: 7-5, Mississippi. 2014 DIXIE BOYS BASEBALL PRE MAJORS WORLD SERIES BOX SCORES Game 1 Runs Hits Errors Game 14 Runs Hits Errors East Polk, Florida 11 12 2 Southwest Arkansas 3 6 2 Monroe, Louisiana 4 6 1 Bladen County, N. Carolina 2 3 2 Game 2 Runs Hits Errors Game 15 Runs Hits Errors Paris, Texas 17 11 1 Halifax County, Virginia 7 5 0 Halifax County, Virginia 10 6 2 Ozark, Alabama 1 3 2 Game 3 Runs Hits Errors Game 16 Runs Hits Errors Gaston, South Carolina 10 9 0 Pine Belt, Mississippi 8 5 1 Bladen County, N. Carolina 0 1 5 East Polk, Florida 6 6 4 Game 4 *No Hitter* Runs Hits Errors Game 17 Runs Hits Errors Pine Belt, Mississippi 13 5 2 Paris, Texas 5 11 5 Auburn, Georgia 1 0 2 Southwest Arkansas 0 4 2 Game 5 Runs Hits Errors Game 18 *No Hitter* Runs Hits Errors Ozark, Alabama 6 6 2 East Polk, Florida 10 7 0 East Central, Louisiana 2 6 2 Halifax County, Virginia 0 0 2 Game 6 Runs Hits Errors Game 19 Runs Hits Errors Chipley, Florida (Host) 12 9 2 Pine Belt, Mississippi 5 6 1 Southwest Arkansas 1 4 2 Chipley, Florida (Host) 4 8 3 Game 7 Runs Hits Errors Game 20 Runs Hits Errors Halifax County, Virginia 6 11 1 Chipley, Florida (Host) 8 7 1 Monroe, Louisiana 4 5 0 Paris, Texas 4 9 1 Game 8 Runs Hits Errors Game 21 Runs Hits Errors Bladen County, N. Carolina 15 8 6 Pine Belt, Mississippi 8 7 3 Auburn, Georgia 0 1 1 East Polk, Florida 5 4 2 Game 9 Runs Hits Errors Game 22 Runs Hits Errors Southwest Arkansas 10 7 2 Chipley, Florida (Host) 3 5 1 East Central, Louisiana 3 3 1 Pine Belt, Mississippi 0 3 1 Game 10 Runs Hits Errors Game 23 Runs Hits Errors East Polk, Florida 8 8 2 Pine Belt, Mississippi 7 9 3 Paris, Texas 2 4 2 Chipley, Florida (Host) 5 5 1 Game 11 Runs Hits Errors 2014 Pre Majors Pine Belt, Mississippi 5 7 1 World Series Champion Gaston, South Carolina 3 5 1 "Keith Brewer" Award Pine Belt, Mississippi Game 12 Runs Hits Errors Chipley, Florida (Host) 7 9 1 "Bill Moore Sportsmanship Award" Ozark, Alabama 2 8 1 Gaston, South Carolina Game 13 Runs Hits Errors Paris, Texas 9 11 3 Gaston, South Carolina 3 6 3 James Walsingham of Vernon takes a turn on the mound. Whit Pettis takes his swing in the match-up against Mississippi Wednesday. The six-time Mississippi Dixie State Champions from Pine Belt, Mississippi snagged the Championship title. Team members include Director Lanny Mixon, Coach Jason Hawkins, and players Perry Lee Broom, Kevin Carter, Anthony Clapp, Matt Favre, Connor Goff, Gage Kiser, Jacob Hunter Hall, Cameron Havard, Wesley Leamon, Clay Mitchell, Cody Quick, Dalton Reiden, and Kyle Whittington. North Carolina celebrates a 15-0 win over Georgia. PRE-MAJORS from page A12 Saturday, August 2, 2014

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If you would like your church listed here, please send information to: news@chipleypaper.com. Due to space limitation, please only send regular church services. For special services, please send separate submission. Assembly of God BONIF A Y F IRST ASSEM B LY OF GOD Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 10:45 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are held at 7 p.m. The church is located 116 Main St. FA ITH ASSEM B LY OF GOD Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 10:45 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 7 p.m. The church is located on Underwood Road behind Poplar Springs School. GR A CE ASSEM B LY OF GOD Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 7 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 7 p.m. The church is located L ITTLE R OCK ASSEM B LY OF GOD Sunday School is held at 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are held at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 567 North Main Street. L IVE OA K ASSEM B LY OF GOD Sunday Scool is held Sunday at 10:00a.m., with Morning Worship at 11 a.m. and Evening Worship at 6 p.m. Wednesday Services are at 7 p.m. The church is located at 2118 Live Oak Road in Bonifay. M T. O LIVE ASSEM B LY OF GOD Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are held at 7 p.m. The church is located on Highway 179A off of Highway 2. N EW BETH A NY ASSEM B LY OF GOD Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are held at 7 p.m. The church is located on Shaky Joe Road just off Highway 280 at Hinsons Crossroads. N EW L IFE F ELLOWSHIP ASSEM B LY OF GOD Sunday School is held at 9 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 10 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are held at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 695 5th Street, Chipley. N ORTHSIDE ASSEM B LY OF GOD Morning Worship is held at 10:30 a.m. Evening Sunday School is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are held at 7 p.m. The church is located at 1009 North Rangeline Street in Bonifay. S MITH C H A PEL ASSEM B LY OF GOD Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are held at 7 p.m. The church is located 2549 Smith Chapel Road, just off Highway 177-A. S WEET GUM ASSEM B LY OF GOD Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday service is held at 7 p.m. The church is located at 105 Corbin Road. WA US A U ASSEM B LY OF GOD Sunday School is held at 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are held at 7 p.m. The church is located at 3537 Washington Street in Wausau. W INTERVILLE ASSEM B LY OF GOD Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. The church is located at 1897 Highway 177A in Bonifay Baptist A B I GA IL F REE W ILL B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. The church is located on Dawkins St., in Vernon. BERE A N B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 10:55 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are held at 7:30 p.m. The church is located at 1438 Nearing Hills Drive in Chipley. BLUE LA KE B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are held at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 1405 Blue Lake Road in Chipley. BETHLEHEM B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 10:45 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The church is located at 1572 Highway 177 in Bonifay. BETH A NY B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are held at 7 p.m. The church is located at 1404 North Highway 79 in Bonifay. BETHEL B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 6:30 p.m. BONIF A Y F IRST B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 10:45 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 6 p.m. The church is located at 311 N. Waukesha Street. BONIF A Y F REE W ILL B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 7 p.m. The church is located at the corner of Kansas Ave., and Oklahoma St. C HIPLEY F IRST B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 6 p.m. The church is located at 1300 South Blvd. C HIPLEY F IRST F REE W ILL B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday service is held at 6 p.m. The church is located at 1387 South Blvd. C OUNTRY OA KS B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 7 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 7 p.m. The church is located at 574 Buckhorn Blvd. EA ST P ITTM A N F REE W ILL B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are held at 6:30 p.m. The church is located mile north of Highway 2 on Highway 179. EA STSIDE B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 6 p.m. The church is located at Highway 277 in Vernon. E VER G REEN M ISSION A RY B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 7 p.m. The church is located in Westville G A P P OND F REE W ILL B A PTIST C HURCH Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. The church is located at 1980 Gap Blvd., in Sunny Hills. GR A CE B A PTIST C H A PEL M ISSION Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 10:50 a.m. Wednesday services are held at 7 p.m. The church is located at 440 Lot E 2nd Street, Chipley. GULLY S PRIN G S B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 10:45 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are held at 7 p.m. The church is located at 2826 Highway 90 in Bonifay. H ICKORY H ILL B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 7 p.m. The church is located at 1656 Hickory Hill Road in Westville. H OLMES C REEK B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 7 p.m. The church is located on Cope Road in Chipley. H OLYNECK M ISSION A RY B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Wednesday service is held at 6 p.m. The church is located 3395 Cemetery Lane, Campbellton. JERUS A LEM M ISSION A RY B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 9 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 5 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 6 p.m. The church is located at 614 Bennett Drive in Chipley. L EONI A B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 7 p.m. Wednesday services are held at 7 p.m. The church is located in northwest Holmes County. M CQUEENS T EMPLE F IRST B A PTIST C HURCH OF L IVIN G GOD Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11:30 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 7 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 7 p.m. The church is located at 5681 Highway 79 South, Vernon. M T. AR A R A T M ISSION A RY B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Wednesday service is held at 6 p.m. The church is located at 1233 Old Bonifay Road in Chipley. M T. ZION I NDEPENDENT B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 5 p.m. Wednesday services are held at 6 p.m. The church is located on Highway 2 one mile west of Highway 79 in Esto. N EW C ONCORD F REE W ILL B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 7 p.m. The church is located on James Paulk Road off Highway 177. N EW H OPE B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday morning bible study is held at 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Wednesday services are held at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at the intersection of Highway 2 and Highway 179A. N EW P ROSPECT B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning worship services are held at 11 a.m. Sunday evening services are held at 5 p.m. Wednesday services supper is held 5 p.m. Wednesday prayer meeting, bible study and childrens classes start at 5:45. The church is located at 761 New Prospect Road in Chipley. N EW ZION B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 10:55 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 7 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 7 p.m. The church is located on HWY 177A north of HWY 2. N ORTHSIDE B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at the intersection of Highway 81 and Highway 90 in Ponce de Leon. OA KIE R ID G E B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at the corner of Orange Hill and Gilberts Mill Road. P INEY GROVE F REE W ILL B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 7 p.m. The church is located at 1783 Piney Grove Road south of Chipley. P LE A S A NT H ILL F REE W ILL B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 7 p.m. The church is located south of Bonifay at 1900 Pleasant Hill Road. P OPL A R H E A D I NDEPENDENT F REE W ILL B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 6 p.m. The church is located on Poplar Head Road. P OPL A R S PRIN G S B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 7 p.m. The church is located at 1098 Lovewood Road two miles east of Highway 77. SA ND H ILLS B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 9 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 10:15 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 7 p.m. The church is located at 6758 Highway 77. S H A DY GROVE B A PTIST Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 7 p.m. S HILOH B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 9:15 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 6:30 p.m. The church is located on Highway 277, three miles south of Highway 90 in Chipley. S HILOH M ISSION A RY B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday service is held at 6 p.m. The church is located at 3013 Moss Hill Road in Vernon/ S T. JOHN F REE W ILL B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 7 p.m. S T. MA TTHEWS M ISSION A RY B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Wednesday service is held at 6 p.m. The church is located at 4156 St. Matthews Road, Caryville. SA LEM F REE W ILL B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School 10 am, worship service 11 am, Evening worship 6 pm, Wednesday service at 7 pm. Church is located at 2555 Kynesville Highway, Alford. S H A DY GROVE B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday services are held at 7 p.m. The church is located at 1955 Highway 177A in Bonifay. S UNNY H ILLS F IRST B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 7 p.m. U NITY B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is at 5 p.m. Wednesday services are held at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 3274 River Road in Vernon. WA US A U F IRST B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are held at 7 p.m. The church is located at 3493 Washington Street in Wausau. W EST BONIF A Y B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are held at 7 p.m. The church is located at 609 West Indiana Avenue in Bonifay. C atholic BLESSED T RINITY CA THOLIC C HURCH Sunday Mass is held at 9 a.m. Wednesday evening Mass is held at 5:30 p.m. Adoration is held the rst Friday at from noon to 3 p.m. Holy Hour is held Tuesday from 7 to 8 p.m. The church is located at 2331 Hwy 177A in Bonifay. S T. JOSEPH T HE W ORKER CA THOLIC C HURCH Sunday Mass is held at 11 a.m. Tuesday Mass is held at 9 a.m. The church is located at 1664 Main St., in Chipley. S T. T HERES A CA THOLIC C HURCH Sunday Mass is held at 10 a.m. Monday through Friday Mass is held at 8 a.m. Saturday Mass is held at 5 p.m. Adoration is held the rst Friday after 8 a.m. Mass. The church is located at 2056 Sunny Hills Blvd., in Chipley. C hurch of C hrist C HIPLEY C HURCH OF C HRIST Sunday morning bible study is held at 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 5 p.m. Wednesday services are held at 7 p.m. The church is located at 1295 Brickyard Road in Chipley. S PIRITF ILLED C HURCH OF GOD IN C HRIST Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Tuesday service is held at 6 p.m. The church is located at 2128 Pate Pond Road in Caryville. E piscopal GR A NT TAB ERN A CLE A ME Sunday School is held at 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m.. The church is located at 577 Martin Luther King, Chipley. N EW BETHEL A ME Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Wednesday service is held at 7 p.m. The church is located on Highway 90 in Bonifay. S T. JOHN A ME Morning Worship is held at 11:30 a.m. S T. JOSEPH A ME Sunday School is held at 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 5 p.m. Tuesday services are held at 7 p.m. The church is located at 1401 Monroe Shefeld Road, Chipley. S T. L UKE AFRIC A N M ETHODIST E PISCOP A L C HURCH (A ME ) Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Wednesday service is held at 7 p.m. The church is located on Jackson Community Road. S T. MA TTHEWS E PISCOP A L C HURCH Morning worship is held at 9 a.m. Wednesday worship service is at 12:15 p.m. The church is located on Highway 90 west in Chipley. E vangelistic V ERNON E V A N G ELISTIC C HURCH Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are held at 7 p.m. The church is located on Highway 79 in Vernon. CA RYVILLE E V A N G ELISTIC C ENTER Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Thursday services are held at 7 p.m. The church is located on Wrights Creek Road in Caryville, just north of Highway 90. H oliness HA RRIS C H A PEL H OLINESS C HURCH Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday services are held at 7 p.m. The church is located eight miles north of Caryville on Highway 179. JOHNSON T EMPLE F IRST BORN H OLINESS Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11:30 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are held at 6 p.m. Friday services are held at 6 p.m. The church is located at 793 Orange Street, Chipley. M IR A CLE VA LLEY S PIRIT OF H OLINESS Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday services are held at 7 p.m. The church is located 3754 Bunyon Drive, off Highway 77 near Sunny Hills. L UTHER A N Grace Lutheran Morning Worship is held at 8:30 a.m. The church is located on Highway 90 East in Bonifay. M ethodist BETHLEHEM B A PTIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. The church is located on Highway 177. BONIF A Y F IRST U NITED M ETHODIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Worship begins at 10:45 a.m. Youth Services are held on Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m. C ED A R GROVE U NITED M ETHODIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 6 p.m. The church is located two miles west of Millers Crossroads on Highway 2. C HIPLEY F IRST U NITED M ETHODIST C HURCH Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 6 p.m. The church is located at 1285 Jackson Ave. LA KEVIEW U NITED M ETHODIST Morning Worship is Church Listings CONTINUED ON A15 A14 | Washington County News Saturday, August 2, 2014

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CLASSIFIEDS Saturday, August 2, 2014 Washington County News | A15 6-3390 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR PASCO COUNTY Case No. 51-2014-CA-000518-WS Division: G AAA ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS, INC., SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA Plaintiff, -vsHEADS UP CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC., A FLORIDA CORPORATION, Defendant. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: HEADS UP CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC., A FLORIDA CORPORATION. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action for breach of contract has been filed against you, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on BEVERLY R. BARNETT, ESQ., 6709 Ridge Road, Suite 106, Port Richey, Florida 34668, on or before 8-3-14 and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. SIGNED AND THE SEAL OF THIS COURT IMPRESSED ON 30 day of June 2014 PAULA ONEIL Clerk and Comptroller (COURT SEAL) By: /s/ Sarah Lovell A Deputy Clerk July 19, 26, Aug 2, 9, 2014 7-3475 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS WASHINGTON COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS FALLING WATERS ROAD IMPROVEMENTS Separate sealed BIDS for FALLING WATERS ROAD IMPROVEMENTS will be received by the Washington County Board of County Commissioners at the Washington County Administrative Office until 3:00 p.m. (CST), August 19, 2014. All bidders will be required to be FDOT pre-qualified. All Bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked: Sealed Bid: Washington County FALLING WATERS ROAD IMPROVEMENTS The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS include all pertinent attachments necessary in order for bidders to properly respond. The documents may be examined at the following location: Washington County Administrative Office 1331 South Blvd. Chipley, FL 32428 Copies of the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be obtained at the following location upon payment of $75.00 for each set. (Non-refundable). Checks may be made payable to Preble-Rish, Inc. Washington County Administrative Office 1331 South Blvd. Chipley, FL 32428 (850) 638-6200 There will be a MANDATORY PRE BID meeting on August_5, 2014 at 3:00 pm (CST) held at the Washington County Administrative Office. The bid will be awarded at the next scheduled Washington County Commission Meeting. The point of contact will be Clifford Knauer, P.E., Preble-Rish, Inc. Consulting Engineers at 850.267.0759 or by email at knauerc@preble-rish.com. The Board reserves the right to waive informalities in any bid, to accept and/or reject any or all bids on the whole or in part with just cause, and to accept the bid that in their judgment will be in the best interest of Washington County. Aug 2, 2014 7-3476 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS WASHINGTON COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS FEMA WORK ZONE 1 Separate sealed BIDS for FEMA WORK ZONE 1 will be received by the Washington County Board of County Commissioners at the Washington County Administrative Office until 3:00 p.m. (CST), August 19, 2014. This project consists of improvements to repair the roads to pre-existing conditions. All bidders will be required to be FDOT pre-qualified. All Bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked: Sealed Bid: Washington County FEMA Work Zone 1 The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS include all pertinent attachments necessary in order for bidders to properly respond. The documents may be examined at the following location: Washington County Administrative Office 1331 South Blvd. Chipley, FL 32428 Copies of the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be obtained at the following location upon payment of $50.00 for each set. (Non-refundable). Checks may be made payable to Preble-Rish, Inc. Washington County Administrative Office 1331 South Blvd. Chipley, FL 32428 (850) 638-6200 There will be a MANDATORY PRE BID meeting on August_5, 2014 at 3:00 pm (CST) held at the Washington County Administrative Office. The bid will be awarded at the next scheduled Washington County Commission Meeting. The point of contact will be Clifford Knauer, P.E., Preble-Rish, Inc. Consulting Engineers at 850.267.0759 or by email at knauerc@preble-rish.com. The Board reserves the right to waive informalities in any bid, to accept and/or reject any or all bids on the whole or in part with just cause, and to accept the bid that in their judgment will be in the best interest of Washington County. Aug 2, 2014 7-3479 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS WASHINGTON COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS FEMA WORK ZONE 4 Separate sealed BIDS for FEMA WORK ZONE 4 will be received by the Washington County Board of County Commissioners at the Washington County Administrative Office until 3:00 p.m. (CST), August 19, 2014. This project consists of improvements to repair the roads to pre-existing conditions. All bidders will be required to be FDOT pre-qualified. All Bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked: Sealed Bid: Washington County FEMA Work Zone 4 The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS include all pertinent attachments necessary in order for bidders to properly respond. The documents may be examined at the following location: Washington County Administrative Office 1331 South Blvd. Chipley, FL 32428 Copies of the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be obtained at the following location upon payment of $50.00 for each set. (Non-refundable). Checks may be made payable to Preble-Rish, Inc. Washington County Administrative Office 1331 South Blvd. Chipley, FL 32428 (850) 638-6200 There will be a MANDATORY PRE BID meeting on August_5, 2014 at 3:00 pm (CST) held at the Washington County Administrative Office. The bid will be awarded at the next scheduled Washington County Commission Meeting. The point of contact will be Clifford Knauer, P.E., Preble-Rish, Inc. Consulting Engineers at 850.267.0759 or by email at knauerc@preble-rish.com. The Board reserves the right to waive informalities in any bid, to accept and/or reject any or all bids on the whole or in part with just cause, and to accept the bid that in their judgment will be in the best interest of Washington County. Aug 2, 2014 7-3480 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS WASHINGTON COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS FEMA WORK ZONE 5 Separate sealed BIDS for FEMA WORK ZONE 5 will be received by the Washington County Board of County Commissioners at the Washington County Administrative Office until 3:00 p.m. (CST), August 19, 2014 This project consists of improvements to repair the road and retention ponds to pre-existing conditions. All bidders will be required to be FDOT pre-qualified. All Bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked: Sealed Bid: Washington County FEMA Work Zone 5 The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS include all pertinent attachments necessary in order for bidders to properly respond. The documents may be examined at the following location: Washington County Administrative Office 1331 South Blvd. Chipley, FL 32428 Copies of the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be obtained at the following location upon payment of $50.00 for each set. (Non-refundable). Checks may be made payable to Preble-Rish, Inc. Washington County Administrative Office 1331 South Blvd. Chipley, FL 32428 (850) 638-6200 There will be a MANDATORY PRE BID meeting on August_5, 2014 at 3:00 pm (CST) held at the Washington County Administrative Office. The bid will be awarded at the next scheduled Washington County Commission Meeting. The point of contact will be Clifford Knauer, P.E., Preble-Rish, Inc. Consulting Engineers at 850.267.0759 or by email at knauerc@preble-rish.com. The Board reserves the right to waive informalities in any bid, to accept and/or reject any or all bids on the whole or in part with just cause, and to accept the bid that in their judgment will be in the best interest of Washington County. Aug 2, 2014 7-3442 REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SERVICES FOR New Kate Smith K-5 School Washington County School District I. INTRODUCTION Washington County School District is requesting written proposals from qualified construction firms to provide professional At-Risk Construction Management Services for the Budgeting and Construction Phase on the proposed New Kate Smith K-5 School. II. It is the Countys intention to employ the Construction Firm at Risk to provide overall Project Construction Management, Cost Benefit Studies if needed, Information Management, Construction of Scope of Work and overall Project Management during the Construction on a cost plus a fee basis, with a guaranteed maximum price. III. PROPOSAL INSTRUCTIONS AND GENERAL INFORMATION Proposal Submissions: Submit five (5) copies of a written proposal no later than 10:00 AM CST August 11, 2014 to: Construction Management Services for New Kate Smith K-5 School Washington County School Board Attention Mike Park 652 3rd Street Chipley, Florida 32428 Proposals must be responsive to the requirements and questions of the Request for Proposal. Reservations: Washington County School District reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, to negotiate changes in the new scope of work or services to be provided, and to otherwise waive any technicalities or informalities. Method of Selection: Proposals will be reviewed by the Washington County School Board, which will recommend a ranking of firms. Upon acceptance of the recommendation, negotiations or bids will or may be entertained. Please respond by including but not limiting your response to the following: Company name and length of time in business. Company location. Availability of time to start and complete project within Owners requirements. Insurance carrier and applicable coverage. Qualifications of staff to be utilized on this project with names, short resumes, length of time with firm and previous clients served. Names of five (5) previous School Clients with phone numbers and contact person. Description of previous experience, to include budget, final cost, time schedule, change orders, etc. Request for information shall be in writing. No calls or visits please. Refer all written request to Clemons, Rutherford & Associates, Inc. attention Greg Kelley 2027 Thomasville Road, Suite 201 Tallahassee, Florida 32308 July 12, 19, 26, Aug 2, 2014 7-3477 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS WASHINGTON COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS FEMA WORK ZONE 2 Separate sealed BIDS for FEMA WORK ZONE 2 will be received by the Washington County Board of County Commissioners at the Washington County Administrative Office until 3:00 p.m. (CST), August 19, 2014. This project consists of improvements to repair the roads to pre-existing conditions. All bidders will be required to be FDOT pre-qualified. All Bids held at 11 a.m. Wednesday service is held at 6:30 p.m. The church is located on Highway 279 near Five Points. MT. IDA CONGREGAT I ONAL METHOD I ST CHUR C H Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at just off Highway 2 in Holmes Countys New Hope Community. N EW H OPE U N I TED METHOD I ST CHUR C H Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 6:30 p.m. N EW BETHEL A M E Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Wednesday service is held at 7 p.m. The church is located on Highway 90 in Bonifay. O RANGE HI LL U N I TED METHOD I ST CHUR C H Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. The church is located on Sunday Road just off Orange Hill Road. O TTER CREEK U N I TED METHOD I ST CHUR C H Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 6:30 p.m. The church is located north of Ponce de Leon off Highway 81. P LEASANT G ROVE U N I TED METHOD I ST Morning Worship is held at 9 a.m. The church is located near Hinsons Crossroads. P OPLAR H EAD U N I TED METHOD I ST CHUR C H Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 5 p.m. Wednesday services are held at 6:30 p.m. The church is located 1.5 miles north of Highway 2 on Highway 163. R ED HI LL U N I TED METHOD I ST CHUR C H Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 7 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 7 p.m. The church is located on State Road 2 two miles west of State Road 79. S T. JOHN A M E Morning Worship is held at 11:30 a.m. S T. L UKE A FR IC AN METHOD I ST E P I S C OPAL CHUR C H Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Wednesday service is held at 7 p.m. The church is located on Jackson Community Road. V ERNON U N I TED METHOD I ST CHUR C H Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. W AUSAU U N I TED METHOD I ST CHUR C H Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m.. The church is located on State Road 77 P entecostal FI RST U N I TED P ENTE C OSTAL CHUR C H Morning Worship is held at 10 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are held at 7 p.m. The church is located at 1816 Highway 90 in Chipley. W AUSAU P ENTE C OSTAL H OL I NESS Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 10:55 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are held at 6 p.m. The church is located at 2201 Pioneer Road in Wausau. O PEN P OND P ENTE C OSTAL Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 7 p.m. The church is located at 1885 Highway 179-A in Westville. T R I N I TY P ENTE C OSTAL T A B ERNA C LE Morning Worship is held at 10 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 7 p.m. P resbyterian CH I PLEY FI RST P RES B YTER I AN CHUR C H Sunday School is held at 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Bible study is held at 5 p.m. The church is located at Fifth street and Watts Ave. S UNNY HI LLS P RES B YTER I AN Sunday School is held at 9 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 10 a.m. The church is located at 3768 Country Club Blvd. O ther B IB LEWAY LI GHTHOUSE Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is held 7 p.m. The church is located on HWY 90 East in Chipley BON I FAY H OUSE OF P RAYER Morning Worship is held at 10 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Friday services are held at 6 p.m. The church is located at 826 N. Caryville Road. BON I FAY S EVENTH D AY A DVENT I ST Service is held on Saturday at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday services is held at 7 p.m. The church is located at 604 Mathusek Street. BONNETT P OND CHUR C H Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday services are held at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 2680 Bonnett Pond Road in Chipley. CHR I ST I AN F ELLOWSH I P CENTER Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Wednesday services are held at 7 p.m. The church is located at 1458 Monroe Shefeld Road in Chipley. CHR I ST I AN H AVEN Sunday school is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Wednesday service is held at 7 p.m. CHUR C H OF G OD B Y F A I TH Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday service is held at 7:30 p.m. The church is located at 3012 Church Street. CHUR C H OF G OD OF P ROPHE C Y Morning Worship is held at 10 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 7 p.m. The church is located at 1386 W. Jackson Avenue, Chipley. COURTS OF P RA I SE Morning Worship is held at 10 a.m. Wednesday service is held at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 1720 Clayton Road, Chipley. CYPRESS CREEK Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 7 p.m. The church is located at1772 Macedonia Road. F A I TH COVENANT F ELLOWSH I P Morning Worship is held at 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are held at 7 p.m. The church is located on Highway 277 mile south of I-10. F A MI LY W ORSH I PP CENTER Morning Worship is held at 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 7 p.m. The church is located 531 Rock Hill Church Road, Chipley. G RA C EV I LLE CO MM UN I TY CHUR C H Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 6 p.m. The church is located at 1005 E. Prim Ave. H ARD L A B OR CREEK CO MM UN I TY CHUR C H Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are held at 7 p.m. The church is located at 1705 Pioneer Road three miles east of caution light. H ARVEST CATHEDRAL Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 5 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 7 p.m. The church is located at on Highway 77 two miles north of Wausau. H OL M ES V ALLEY CO MM UN I TY CHUR C H Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 6 p.m. The church is located at 3550Fannig Branch Road in Vernon. H OUSE OF P RAYER W ORSH I P CENTER Sunday School and Childrens Church is held at 9 a.m. Morning Worship at 11 a.m. Youth activities on Wednesday begin at 4:30 p.m. Praise and worship services are at 6:30 p.m. on Friday. The church at 763 West Blvd in Chipley. LIB ERTY Sunday School is held at 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 7 p.m. N EW F A I TH T E M PLE Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. The church is located at 841 Orange Hill Road. N EW F OUNDAT I ON F ELLOWSH I P Morning Worship is held at 10 a.m. Wednesday service is held at 6 p.m. The church is located on Rock Hill Church Road. N EW SM YRNA CHUR C H Sunday School is held at 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday services are held at 7 p.m. The church is located Adolph Whitaker Road six miles north of Bonifay. N ORTHWEST F LOR I DA CHR I ST I AN CHUR C H Morning Worship is held at 10:30 a.m. The church is located at 4465 Highway 77. R HE M A P RA I SE AND W ORSH I P CENTER Morning Worship is held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday service is held at 7 p.m. The church is located 763 West Blvd., Chipley. S UNNY HI LLS CHAPEL Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 5 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 4283 Highway 77. T A B ERNA C LE OF P RA I SE CHUR C H OF G OD Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 10:45 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 6:30 p.m. The church is located on Highway 77 South. T HE LI V I NG W ORD Morning Worship is held at 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 7 p.m. The church is located at the corner of Highway 77 and Blocker Road in Greenhead. W H I TE D OU B LE P OND Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. Morning Worship is held at 11 a.m. Evening worship is held at 6 p.m. Wednesday service is held at 6 p.m. The church is located on Creek Road in Vernon. Y ES L ORD D EL I VERAN C E Sunday School is held at 10:30 a.m. Worship is held at noon. Wednesday services are held at 7 p.m. The church is located at 739 7th Street in Chipley. Church Listings Washington County News | A15 Saturday, August 2, 2014

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A16| Washington County News Saturday, August 2, 2014 CLASSIFIEDS Admin/Clerical The Washington County Board of County Commissioners is currently accepting applications forCustodianThe primary function of the Custodian is to ensure County facilities are cleaned and maintained. The Custodian position also orders, stocks, and maintains the cleaning and maintenance supplies needed for assigned County facilities. Minimum Training and Experience: Graduation from standard high school or general education degree (GED) required. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida drivers’ license with an acceptable driving record. Starting salary is $10.00 hourly. Applications may be accessed on-line at www.washingtonfl.com. Applications and job descriptions may also be obtained at the Washington County Board of County Commissioners’ office located at 1331 South Boulevard, Chipley, FL 32428. All interested applicants MUST submit an Employment Application to the Human Resource Department in the Washington County Board of County Commissioners’ office by 4:00 PM on August13, 2014. All questions regarding this position or other vacancies should be directed to the Human Resources Department, 850-415-5151. The selected applicant will be subject to a pre-employment physical and drug screen. Veteran’s Preference is accepted in accordance with FS 295.08. Equal Opportunity/Drug-Free Workplace Web Id 34296663 SP83742 WHEEL DEAL Have a car, truck, van or motorcycle you are wanting to sell? We'll run your ad in all three publications for*Up to 20 words. Personal ads only, no dealers.To place your ad, call850-638-0212 800-345-8688 The 8 WEEKS FOR$23.99* A SAVINGS OF $34.01 OFF THE REGULAR PRICE Add a black and white photo for only $5! 20 Words 8 Weeks One LOW Price! Washington County News Holmes County Times Advertiser Weekly Advertiser shall be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked: “Sealed Bid: Washington County – FEMA Work Zone 2” The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS include all pertinent attachments necessary in order for bidders to properly respond. The documents may be examined at the following location: Washington County Administrative Office 1331 South Blvd. Chipley, FL 32428 Copies of the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be obtained at the following location upon payment of $50.00 for each set. (Non-refundable). Checks may be made payable to Preble-Rish, Inc. Washington County Administrative Office 1331 South Blvd. Chipley, FL 32428 (850) 638-6200 There will be a MANDATORY PRE BID meeting on August_5, 2014 at 3:00 pm (CST) held at the Washington County Administrative Office. The bid will be awarded at the next scheduled Washington County Commission Meeting. The point of contact will be Clifford Knauer, P.E., Preble-Rish, Inc. Consulting Engineers at 850.267.0759 or by email at knauerc@preble-rish.com. The Board reserves the right to waive informalities in any bid, to accept and/or reject any or all bids on the whole or in part with just cause, and to accept the bid that in their judgment will be in the best interest of Washington County. Aug 2, 2014 8-3470 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 2014-CA-76 GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC, A FOREIGN LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY AUTHORIZED TO DO BUSINESS IN THE STATE OF FLORIDA Plaintiff, vs. CHARLES T. SHIRLEY; REBECCA J. SHIRLEY; JOHN DOE; INNOVATIONS FEDERAL CREDIT UNION Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO THE FOLLOWING DEFENDANTS: CHARLES T. SHIRLEY 10836 S. BEAR CREEK RD PANAMA CITY, FL 32404 CHARLES T. SHIRLEY 2664 GREENHEAD RD CHIPLEY, FL 32428-6512 CHARLES T. SHIRLEY 16327 OAKVIEW DR FOUNTAIN, FL 32438-2628 REBECCA J. SHIRLEY 10836 S. BEAR CREEK RD PANAMA CITY, FL 32404 REBECCA J. SHIRLEY 2664 GREENHEAD RD CHIPLEY, FL 32428-6512 REBECCA J. SHIRLEY 16327 OAKVIEW DR FOUNTAIN, FL 32438-2628 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclosure a mortgage on the following property in WASHINGTON county, Florida: LOT 4 ACCORDING TO THE PLAT OF SUMMERWOODS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE(S) 18, PUBLIC RECORDS OF WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA. Has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on the attorney for the Plaintiff: GIBBONS, NEUMAN, BELLO, SEGALL, ALLEN & HALLORAN, P.A. 3321 HENDERSON BLVD TAMPA, FL 33609 EMAIL FOR THIS FILE:FORECLOSURE@GI BBLAW.COM On or before August 29, 2014, or within 30 days of the first publication of this notice of action, and file the Original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff’s attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. DATED on July 18, 2014 Clerk of the Circuit Court, WASHINGTON County CHIPLEY, FL 32428-0647 By: K. McDaniel Deputy Clerk 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 or by phone 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, please call 711. July 26 and August 2, 2014 7-3478 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS WASHINGTON COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS FEMA WORK ZONE 3 Separate sealed BIDS for FEMA WORK ZONE 3 will be received by the Washington County Board of County Commissioners at the Washington County Administrative Office until 3:00 p.m. (CST), August 19, 2014. This project consists of improvements to repair the roads to pre-existing conditions. All bidders will be required to be FDOT pre-qualified. All Bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked: “Sealed Bid: Washington County – FEMA Work Zone 3” The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS include all pertinent attachments necessary in order for bidders to properly respond. The documents may be examined at the following location: Washington County Administrative Office 1331 South Blvd. Chipley, FL 32428 Copies of the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be obtained at the following location upon payment of $50.00 for each set. (Non-refundable). Checks may be made payable to Preble-Rish, Inc. Washington County Administrative Office 1331 South Blvd. Chipley, FL 32428 (850) 638-6200 There will be a MANDATORY PRE BID meeting on August_5, 2014 at 3:00 pm (CST) held at the Washington County Administrative Office. The bid will be awarded at the next scheduled Washington County Commission Meeting. The point of contact will be Clifford Knauer, P.E., Preble-Rish, Inc. Consulting Engineers at 850.267.0759 or by email at knauerc@preble-rish.com. The Board reserves the right to waive informalities in any bid, to accept and/or reject any or all bids on the whole or in part with just cause, and to accept the bid that in their judgment will be in the best interest of Washington County. Aug 2, 2014 8-3481 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. 14CP63 IN RE: ESTATE OF DORATHEA EDNA GERTRUDE NELSON Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of DORATHEA EDNA GERTRUDE NELSON, deceased, whose date of death was April 11, 2014, is pending in the Circuit Court for WASHINGTON County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 1293 Jackson Avenue, Chipley, Florida. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is Aug 2, 2014 Attorney for Personal Representative: Carlotta Appleman Thacker Attorney Florida Bar Number: 0275890 Harrison Sale McCloy PO Box 1579 Panama City, FL 32402-1579 Telephone:(850)769-3434 Fax:(850)769-6121 E-Mail: cathacker@HSMcLaw.co m Personal Representative: RANDOLPH S. WOLF 305 Hiland Drive Panama City, Florida 32404 Aug 2, 9, 2014 8-3475 Notice Pursuant to Section 121.055 Florida Statues (as amended by the 1993 Florida Legislature), the Washington County Sheriff’s Office intends to designate a non-elective full time financial officer position for inclusion in the Senior Management Service Class effective September 1, 2014. 8-3481 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO: 67-11-CA-434 THE DELTONA CORPORATION, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, Plaintiff, JOSE A. PORTILLO Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure in the above styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash on the front steps of the WASHINGTON COUNTY JUDICIAL CENTER, 1331 South Boulevard, in Chipley, Florida 32428, at 11:00 A.M. Central Time, on the 24 day of Sept, 2014, the following described property: Lot 05, Block 0215, of SUNNY HILLS UNIT TWO, according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 2, at Pages 28 through 37, of the Public Records of Washington County, Florida. IF THIS PROPERTY IS SOLD AT PUBLIC AUCTION, THERE MAY BE ADDITIONAL MONEY FROM THE SALE AFTER PAYMENT OF PERSONS WHO ARE ENTITLED TO BE PAID FROM THE SALE PROCEEDS PURSUANT TO THIS FINAL JUDGMENT. IF YOU ARE A SUBORDINATE LIENHOLDER CLAIMING A RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. DATED this 20th day of June, 2014. HAROLD BAZZEL CLERK AD INTERIM OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: K. McDaniel Deputy Clerk CHARLES E. BERK, ESQ. c/o The Deltona Corporation 8014 SW 135th Street Road Ocala, FL 34473 August 2, 9, 2014 8-3472 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 14-071DR IN RE: THE MARRIAGE OF DEBRA SANDVIG, wife, and ROBERT L. SANDVIG, Husband. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR PUBLICATION TO:ROBERT L. SANDVIG YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Dissolution of Marriage has been filed against you. You are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to this action on Kristi M. Novonglosky, Petitioner’s attorney, whose address is Post Office Box 1129, Chipley, Florida 32428, on or before August 18, 2014 and file the original with the clerk of this court at Washington County Courthouse, P.O. Box 647, 1331 South Blvd., Chipley, Florida 32428, either before service on Petitioner’s attorney or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s office. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s office notified of your current address. (You may file Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerk’s office. WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. DATED this 22nd day of July, 2014. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT K. McDaniel Deputy Clerk July 26 and August 2, 2014 ADOPTION: Adoring Teacher (will stay home) & Attorney Love awaits 1st baby. Sheila & Justin 1-800-552-0045 Expenses Pd FLBar42311 ADOPT -loving married couple seeks to adopt, will be hands on mom and dad. Financial security. Expenses paid. Dawn & Domenick 1(855)985-4592, Adam Sklar #0150789 ADOPTION: A childless loving couple seeks to adopt. Large family. Financial Security. Expenses paid. Eileen & Kim. kimand eileenadopt@gmail. com or 1-800-4554929. Public Auction -onsite & online Warehouse Equipment Auction Tue, August 5th at 10am 2101 N Dixie Hwy, Wilton Manors, Fl 33305 Forklift, Pallet Racking, Framing Equipment & Material, Compressors, Dust Collector & much more! www.moecker auctions.com Preview: Day of sale 9am 15% -18%BP (800)840-BIDS 3-Family Yard Sale exercise equipment, furniture, tools, antiques and much more. Sat. Aug. 2, 8AM-5PM 956 Carlisle Road Behind McDonalds. Big Yard Sale. August 1st & 2nd. 1086 Main St, Noma. Estate/Garage Sale Home of the late Herbert & Janet Walls. 511 Main St(Hwy 77 North) Chipley. Sat Aug 2nd, 8am-until. Huge Yard Sale Office and home furniture, clothes. 2574 North Highway 81, Ponce de Leon, close to Vortex Springs, Saturday, August 2, 7am-until. LARGE ABANDONED GOODS SALE: Friday & Saturday, August 1st & 2nd, 2014. 8:00am-5:00pm. Located on Maple Avenue, Geneva, AL. near courthouse. Moving/Garage Sale. 794 MainSt, Chipley, at Blossoms, Sat Aug 2, 8am-until. Roosters, autobooks, craft supplies, home decor items, collectable shoes. Nothing but plus size clothing size 16W to 4X. 3282 Highway 2 in Esto. 1/4 mile west of Highway 79. Through August 9 from 8AM-Until. 90” Burgundy Chenille sofa. Asking $275.00. Also queen bed frame and mattress set. Asking $400.00. Will sell separately, $200.00 each. All in great condition and clean! 850-381-4924. Attention: VIAGRA and CIALIS USERS! A cheaper alternative to high drugstore prices! 50 Pill Special -$99 FREE Shipping! 100 Percent Guaranteed. CALL NOW: 1-800-9438953 DirectTV -2 Year Savings Event! Over 140 channels only $29.99 a month. Only DirecTV gives you 2 YEARS of savings and a FREE Genie upgrade! Call 1-800-481-2137 DISH TV Retailer. Starting $19.99/month (for 12 mos.) Find Out How to SAVE Up to 50% Today! Ask About SAME DAY Installation! CALL 1-800-605-0984 Local Country/WesternSinger& drummer looking for band. Please contact A.J. at 850-890-5684. Safe Step Walk-In Tub Alert for Seniors. Bathroom falls can be fatal. Approved by Arthritis Foundation. Therapeutic Jets. Less Than 4 Inch Step-In. Wide Door. Anti-Slip Floors. American Made. Installation Included. Call 1-800-605-6035 for $750 Off. AVERITT EXPRESS New Pay Increase For Regional Drivers! 40 to 46 CPM + Fuel Bonus! Also, Post-Training Pay Increase for Students! (Depending on Domicile) Get Home EVERY Week + Excellent Benefits. CDL-A req. 888-602-7440 Apply @ AverittCareers.com Equal Opportunity Employer -Females, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Driver Trainees Needed NOW! Become a driver for Werner Enterprises. Earn $800 per week! Local CDL Training. 1-877214-3624 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. Logistics/TransportDrivers CDL-A:Home EVERY Weekend! ALL Loaded/ Empty Miles Paid! Dedicated Southeast! Or Walk Away Lease: No Money Down 1-888-880-5911 Web Id 34294405 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 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 TRAIN FROM HOME MEDICAL BILLING ACCOUNTING ASS’T CUSTOMER SERVICE NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED. HS/GED NEEDED TO APPLY Sullivan and Cogliano Training Centers. 1-800-451-0709 Executive OfficeSpace for rent downtown Chipley. (850)638-1918 Retail Store Space available.Main Street. Downtown Chipley. 850-638-1918 1 Bedroom Apartment, in Chipley, covenant location, no pets. 638-4640. 2BR/2.5BA Apartment w/private balcony & garage. W/D included. In Bonifay. $600/mth + deposit. 768-0394 or 547-2936. Ridgewood Apartments of Bonifay Studio And 2 bdrm $375-$500 Includes City Utilities (850)557-7732 SpaciousOne Bedroom Apartment $450.00 Two Bedroom $500.00 Stove/Refrigerator. Free W/S/G No Pets Convenient location Downtown Chipley 638-3306. Studio, 1/BR, Patio, Florida room, fenced back yard. One person only. $600/mo. Can exchange rent for carpentry. (850)326-4649. 3BR/1BA House in Vernon. Pets welcome, fenced yard. $600.00/mth, $600.00/security. Call 850-547-6483. For Rent: 2BR/2BA Mobile Home Bonifay area. $500/month plus $500/deposit. CH/A. No pets. Call 850-547-2043 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. 2BR/1BA Singlewide MH near Pike Pond. $300/mo plus deposit. Call 535-2657. 2/3/BR Mobile Homes For Rent $500/MO up. Cottondale area. Includes Garbage/sewage/lawn service. Electric $57 turn on fee. www.charloscountryliving.com 850-209-8847 2BR/2BAMobile Homes in quite park between Bonifay and Chipley. W/G included. $425.00 plus Deposit. 547-4232, 850-527-4911. Ceder Gardens Mobile Home Park, Bonifay, under new management. Now available 3BR/2BA homes beginning at $450.00/mo. No pets. Contact Dan at 850-583-6554. For Rent. Nice 2BR/2BA. Outside Chipley on Orange Hill Rd. Quiet area. Sorry no pets. Day phone, 850-638-4630. Night phone, 850-638-1434. Mobile Home for Rent in the Bethlehem area. 2BR, furnished, single wide, includes washer & dryer. Call 850-547-2068. Newly Renovated 3BD/2BA MH 3/4 mile from Elementary School. On Hwy 177A. Family oriented park. $500/mth. Call (850)547-3746. Nice 2BR MH for rent in a great location in Chipley. Sorry no pets. 638-4640. Brick 3/2 dble garage nice Martin’s Woods community Chipley.SugarShoreProperties.com850-774-0400 SUNNY HILLS. Great ranch, fantastic condition. 3BR/2BA, 3 living areas, appliances incl. $89,000.00. Counts Real Estate. Barbara, 850-814-9414. 5 Acres on Hwy 77 3 miles South of Chipley. Has well, septic tank, 14x48 MH, front & back deck. 24x36 Pole Barn. 638-1858, 850-326-9109. 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. MOUNTAINS of NC. New Custom built 1,232 sf unfurnished log cabin on 1.59 ac. $74,900. Covered front and back porches with private setting. EZ access. 866.738.5522 White Diamond CTS Cadillac, 4DR, loaded. 25,000 miles. One owner, like new. 326-9109. 1991 Harley Davidson Road King 9,000 miles, $6,500. Call 850-348-7780. 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. Call To Place An Ad In Classifieds. Washington County News (850) 638-0212 Holmes County Times-Advertiser (850) 547-9414

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of Washington County Washington County Business Volume 7, Number 6 Washington County, Florida August-September 2014 WE BELIEVE IN WASHINGTON COUNTY! is has been an eventful year for the Washington County School District, highlighted by the funding by the Florida legislature for the construction of a new Kate M. Smith Elementary School. At a construction price of $27.4 million, the new Kate Smith will house 1,000 kindergarten through fth grade students in a modern, up-to-date, single story building. e school project has been needed and in the planning stages for many years; it will be located on property owned by the district between South Boulevard and Brickyard Road. As the district prepares our students to be successful in todays workforce, issues have been identied that will require additional funding with two of these major areas of need being technology upgrades and funds for capital improvement projects. In the last two years the district has allocated over $500,000 from a combination of e-rate and local funds, preparing for the State s recommended 1:1 student to electronic learning device implementation. is recommendation is for every student to have access to a digital learning device and curriculum should be delivered electronically. While this may sound simple, it requires massive changes to the districts technology infrastructure, including a provision for a 1GB of bandwidth. e district has estimated the ve-year cost to provide this amount of bandwidth would be $3.8 million, including upgrades over that time. Should the district provide for digital devices for every student, the estimate of the ve-year cost with the additional upgrades due to changing technologies would be above $3.3 million. Additionally, software and management system costs for the devices are estimated to be $144,500 per year. Replacement of computers used by teachers in the classrooms (on a three year cycle) would be $300,000. ese costs do not include the digital text content that will replace traditional textbooks that have been used. As the above estimates show, the costs to fully implement the recommendation of the State will require additional sources of revenue. e state and various programs such as e-rate will provide funding toward this, but it will not be enough to provide what our students need to succeed in the high technology workforce of the future. As Superintendent of Schools, I have recommended to the School Board that School district focused on technology, facility upgrades for the future a half-cent sales tax be placed on the November, 2014 ballot. If approved by voters, the tax would be for a tenyear period and used specically for technology and capital outlay. is half penny sales tax will provide approximately $800,000 annually toward these costs and for needed capital expenses for the schools. ese needed capital items include additional walkway covers at Chipley High School and Roulhac Middle School, heating and air conditioning upgrades at Vernon High School, Vernon Middle School, Roulhac and Chipley, and security enhancements at all schools. Due to the economy, the State funding for school maintenance was curtailed severely during the last three years. is year will be the rst in four years the district will receive Public Education Capital Outlay (PECO) funding for school maintenance. e additional monies made available by the sales tax would ensure that the learning environment is safe and that we are oering the very best education for all of the students of Washington County. Joe Taylor Superintendent of Schools

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A Message fr o m the President Page 2 Washington County Business Advocate August-September 2014 Washington County Business ADVOCATE A Publication of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce P.O. Box 457 Chipley, Florida 32428 www.washcomall.com (850) 638-4157 BOARD OF DIRECTORS Nicole Bareeld Washington County News Cindy Johnson-Brown TherapyWorld of Northwest Florida, LLC Joy Davis Chipley Walmart #2114 Julie P. Dillard UF IFAS Extension Washington County Terry Ellis WestPoint Home Andy Fleener One South Bank Wayland Fulford Capital City Bank Janet Kinney Northwest Florida Community Hospital Garrett Martin Atkins Engineering Jan Page Community South Credit Union William Steverson Kings Drugs Darrin Wall Gulf Power Ami Wiwi Metric Engineering CHAMBER STAFF Ted Everett Executive Director ted@washcomall.com Chris MacBlain Administrative Assistant chris@washcomall.com The views and opinions expressed in this publication are those of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce and are in no way associated with the Washington County News. Anyone with questions or comments regarding the content of this publication should contact the Washington County Chamber of Commerce at (850) 638-4157. A Message fr o m the Executive Director PROMOTES YOUR BUSINESS Visitors Guides & Relocation Packages Free Business Directory Listing Free Internet Directory Listing W/Free Local Media Coverage Referrals Use of Chamber Brochure/Business Card Racks Bi-Monthly Newsletter w/Spotlights On Member Businesses Business Card Services to New Members Advertising Opportunities in Newsletter/County Maps/Visitors Guide/Web A discounted subscription to the Washington County News for new and renew ing members NETWORKING Third Thursday Breakfast Annual Chamber Membership Banquet KEEPS YOU INFORMED Our Newsletter, Membership Directory and Website, among other resources and publica tions, are outstanding information sources. PROVIDES A BUSINESS INVESTMENT Tax Deductible Chamber Investments EDC Investments and Opportunities to be involved in Economic Development Eorts in Washington County e Washington County Chambers Economic Development Council held four symposiums over the last eight months that focused on the purpose of economic development and why our county needs it. e symposiums also focused on what must be done to create economic development. It comes down to this: it requires a vision, a plan and, most importantly, money. Although the county was not successful in bringing in the Concrete Company (known as Project Pipe), many good things came out of the experience. For example, the property where the plant was to be located is now shovel ready. is term means that the property now has water and sewer available to any future business. It also has a new industrial grade road running into it, it has two utility companies that can vie to serve the future business and just as importantly, Washington County has a set of railroad plans that may be used for any future business that requires the use of rail. In a nutshell, the industrial park site could be open for a business to come and have all of its required infra-structure already in place. If a funding source can be found, it will set the stage for Washington County to create the ability to re-purchase the industrial park, create sustainable funding that can be used by the county to pay its share in grants that require some matching funds as well as create funds for future land acquisitions that can be used for more job creation. e Chambers Economic Development Council Board will be holding its fth and nal Symposium later on in the fall. We will present to you the comments and issues that you have determined to be of importance for the future growth of this county. We will also present to you our thoughts on what we can do as well as a plan to further growth within the county. Ted Everett We are truly into the summer time here in Washington County! Now is a great opportunity to take advantage of the many recreational opportunities we oer while the kids are out of school. We need to teach our children about how wonderful our county is! Head over to hike at Falling Waters; visit one of our beautiful springs; go tubing or take a canoe trip down Holmes Creek; try shing in one of our sand hills lakes; or go biking at Pine Log. Whatever you choose, remember you can enjoy the pastime right here in your backyard. e Chamber can assist you with information on rentals, camping, hiking, etc. Mark your calendars for upcoming county events listed in this Advocate An important event for many is Floridas Back to School Sales Tax Holiday Aug. 1-3. Remember your Washington County businesses during this time! Supporting local businesses and keeping dollars in our community will make you an integral partner in the success and prosperity of our county. A unique and free event that cannot be missed is the Possum Festival and Fun Day, on Saturday, Aug. 2. e event will be located in Wausau, widely known as the Possum Capital of the World. Please come out to participate in the 5K run/walk, see the parade, the Possum King and Queen, check out the vendors, and enjoy celebrating the possum and its history in Washington County. e annual Back2School Fair at the Northwest Florida Community Hospital will be on Aug. 14. Make sure the kids are ready to head back to school with the help of our generous local hospital and businesses that sponsor the event. On Aug. 21 from 10 a.m. til 2 p.m. we are having a Chamber Wing Fling! Walmart has graciously oered to let us hold our event in front of their store and we look forward to another year of fantastic wings. Please come out and support your Chamber! Amy Wiwi See PRESIDENT page 8

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August-September 2014 Washington County Business Advocate Page 3 Third Thursday Programs 1360 Brickyard Road, Chipley, Florida 850-638-1610 www.nfch.org For your health, for your convenience, for your peace of mind... we are here for you throughout the new year! Sept. 18: Dorothy Odom, president of the Washington County Historical Society, presents a History of Industry in Washington County The Washington County Historical Society is a place for those with a curi osity of history, especially Washington County History, to meet and join in fellowship with others of the same interest. Members of the Society come from all walks of life, and believe that preserving the rich history of the heart of the Florida pan handle is of the upmost importance and necessary for our present and our childrens future. The Museum, located at the old railroad depot in Chipley, oers a colorful and tangible glimpse at Washington Countys people, indus try and lifestyles. Sponsor: Washington County Historical Society As a member of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce, you have the power of more than 137,000 Florida Chamber members and three million Florida employees working together. Using the inuence of the entire business community, e Florida Chamber of Commerce has negotiated savings and discounts on services that matter to you, such as: oce supplies, shipping, health insurance, payroll processing, SPAM and virus protection and employee benets. We invite you to review the ChamberPerks benets and then do what thousands of other growing businesses have done take advantage of the time and money you will save by using Chamber endorsed services. Visit the WCC Chambers website at www.washcomall.com and click on ChamberPerks. Washington County Chamber members benet from Chamber Perks Aug. 21: Circuit Judge Jim Fensom talks about Guardian Ad Litem Federal, state and local government agencies, non-prot and faith-based organizations, private foundations and corporations are working together to support the eorts of the Guardian ad Litem program. The State of Florida Guardian Ad Litem Program is a network of professional sta and community advocates, partnering to provide a strong voice in court and positive systemic change on behalf of Floridas abused and neglected children. There are 21 local Guardian ad Litem programs in 20 judicial circuits in Florida. The Guardian ad Litem volunteers go into the homes of at risk children and these volunteers are the eyes and ears of the court. Their work is essential to the court in protecting at-risk children and determining the proper placement of children for purposes of foster care or permanent adoption. Sponsor: Judge Jim Fensom, 14th Judicial Circuit

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Page 4 Washington County Business Advocate August-September 2014 Cindy Anderson Executive Director NWFMC e Northwest Florida Manufactur ers Council exists to strengthen the economic competitiveness of the regions manufacturers by acting as a single voice to address common interests. Manufacturing currently generates 14,518 direct jobs and an additional 17,063 indirect jobs in the 12-county region, and is expected to grow at a higher rate in Northwest Florida than in any other region in the state. is is a high value-added industry in the economy, building GDP and generating the highest earnings per worker of any industry in the region. e Council is an association for manufacturers of all sizes and sub-clus ters who are located or have a presence in Northwest Florida. Membership NWF Manufacturers Council has busy rst year is also open to aliate members and vendors who have an interest in the economic success of the manufactur ing industry in Northwest Florida. e Washington County Chamber of Com merce was one of the rst to join. Some of the more important benets to our manufactures are: partnering with educa tion and workforce partners to build a skilled manufacturing work force, saving you recruitment and turnover costs company turing sector in northwest Florida through growth of partners and ali ates and federal programs tunities with a wide range of manufac turers new vendor relationships unied voice on and op portunities to engage in solutions to common issues of concern among northwest Florida manufactur ers cy through aliation with the Manu facturers Association of Florida and ultimately, the National Association of Manufacturers While the Council has only been orga nized for a year, here are just some of the key accomplishments ofo which we are most proud: ing committees: Workforce Planning/ Training Florida as aliate member (two seats economic development ocers to support their mission to grow existing manufacturing businesses as well as to support recruitment of manufacturing businesses to the region for three members in the amount of See COUNCIL page 10

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August-September 2014 Washington County Business Advocate Page 5 It doesnt matter if you saved money in 15 minutes. It doesnt matter if your neighbor has the same insurance you do. What matters right now is the quality of your independent insurance agent and the company that stands behind them. Call or visit us: Rogers Insurance Agency, Inc. 1368 Jackson Avenue, Chipley, FL 32428 (850) 638-1805 WING FLING Washington County Chamber of Commerce $ 10 PLAIN or BUFFALO 10 wings with drink Thursday, Aug. 21 10 a.m. 2 p.m. NFCH Northwest Florida Community Hospital Chipley Walmart near front entrance Pre-order today! Call 638-4157 or go to washcomall.com for details

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Page 6 Washington County Business Advocate Aaugust-September 2014 THIRD THURSDAY HIGHLIGHTS June and July Third Thursday Clockwise from top left: Clerk Ad Interim Harold Bazzel explains the duties of the Clerk of Court at the June breakfast; at tendees listen to Judge Colby Peel discuss the Watermelon Festival; NWF Water Management District Executive Director John Steverson gives an update in July on projects in the district; Gary Hartman does the heavy lifting of watermelon door prizes; NWF Water Management District Board Member Gary Clark gives back ground on the water management district; Cindy Johnson Brown and Joe Taylor listen attentively to the July program; Chamber sta and ambassadors call out door prize winners!

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August-September 2014 Washington County Business Advocate Page 7 Part One: Five simple steps for better management T im Berry Special to the Advocate Good news: Heres a simple process, ve easy steps, to improve your business. Its easy to do. And, if youre not doing something like this already, then this simple addition to your process oers you substantial business improvement. e rst three steps are presented below; look for the last two steps in the October edition of the Advocate. Step 1: Visualize your main story Take a step back for the business and visualize the main business story. Imag ine the ideal customer, what they want from your business, how they nd you, and how what you do matches your business unique qualities and what that specic person wants. Dont make this hard. Dont sweat the details. You dont even have to write it down, although writing down a few key bullet points can be really valuable for reminding yourself and others, later, about strategy. Do make it strategic. Strategy is focus, so its a lot about what you dont do and who isnt in your market. Real business strategy has three elements mixed to gether: identity, which is whats unique about your business; target market, which you want to dene strategically; and business oering, which should also be strategic. Who isnt in your market is as important as who is. What you arent doing is also important. For example, if your restaurant is about a quiet, lei surely, gourmet dining experience, dont oer take-out or drive-though, and dont have kids eat free. Step 2: Identify your main assumptions Dont make this one hard either. Take a step back from the business for a mo ment, and think about the assumptions you make all the time. Are you assum ing a healthy economy, for example, or strong regional growth, or good weather for growing lemons? List these key assumptions. Dont go into too much detail; youll run into diminishing returns. What you want is a good list to help with regular review and revision (my step 5 in the next edition). Step 3: Set your milestones and performance metrics Milestones have to do with dates, deadlines, and specic task responsibili ties. You write these down for yourself and, if you have a team, for your team members. You dont really get account ability into the business without writing down and agreeing on whats supposed to happen, when, and who is supposed to do it. Even if youre running your own busi ness entirely by yourself, you still list milestones so you can track progress later. Ive learned the hard way on this one, both in my one-person consult ing business that I ran for 14 years, and for the 50-person product business it became. If we dont write our intentions down, we lie to ourselves later about what we thought we were going to do. I hope thats just me and not you; but I doubt it. Performance metrics add backbone and accountability. Some are about basic business performance including sales, direct costs and expenses. But many others are also valuable. For example, leads, website visitors, trac, meals served, trainings, trips, conversion rates, orders, presentations, incoming calls, minutes per call and so forth. ese key performance metrics help you stay on top of the pulse of your business. Steps four and ve will publish in the October-November edition of the Advocate. Tim Berry is founder and chairman of Palo Alto Software and bplans.com, on twitter as Timberry, doing social media business planning at smbplans.com and blogging at timberry.bplans.com. He is the author of business plan software Business Plan Pro and www.liveplan.com and books includ ing e Plan As You Go Business Plan, published by Entrepreneur Press, 2008.

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Page 8 Washington County Business Advocate August-September 2014 ADAM J. PEADEN, DPM, AACFASGulf Coast Podiatry Chipley Oce 1360 Brickyard Ave. Chipley, FL 32428 850-638-FOOT (3668)Specializing in the evaluation and treatment of the ankle and footIncluding Diabetic Wound Care Sports Medicine Ankle and Foot Trauma FDA Approved Toenail Fungus Laser Trained in Reconstructive and Trauma Surgery Dr. Peaden has privileges at Northwest Florida Community Hospital.Most insurance accepted including TRICARE PRESIDENT from page 4 Dont forget our upcoming Ribbon Cuttings and ird ursday Breakfast, also on Aug. 21. ese meetings are good networking opportunities and allow us to meet and greet new and current business leaders in our area, and to learn about important information that aects our community. At our ird ursday Breakfast on July 17 we had a presentation by the Northwest Florida Water Management District about the projects they are completing in Washington County. It is exciting to see the interest our Water Management District is showing in protecting and enhancing our Springs. Keep an eye out for the improvements to come! e ird ursday Breakfast on the Aug. 21 will include a presentation from Judge Jim Fensom about the Guardian ad Litem program. is program is near and dear to my heart and I hope all our members come to hear how we can become an advocate for our children, they are our future. We have a ribbon cutting scheduled at Bloom Boutique on Aug. 8 at 11:30 a.m. Please come out to congratulate and support this Washington County business. We have been hard at work at the Chamber lately. As with any business, we must evaluate the services we oer and the needs of our members. We are revamping our economic development planning eorts, developing a tiered membership option, overhauling our website, growing our group of Ambassadors and nalizing our community events for this year and next year. In addition, we are preparing for a fth Economic Symposium this fall. Finally, if you have not noticed the political signs along our roadways, Primary Election Day is August 26th. Do not miss your opportunity to vote and be a part of the success of our county!

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August-September 2014 Washington County Business Advocate Page 9 We Can HelpIf your employees need help paying for child care or assistance nding a child care provider, contact us at 850-638-6343, ext. 115 We exist to grow healthy children, parents and the relationship between them.680 2nd St., Rm. 7, Chipley www.elcnwf.org PHILIP D. PIPPIN State-Certied General Real Estate Appraiser, #RZ776 Email: info@pippinappraisal.com C 1012 M S. (850) 638-7892 B 300 N. W S. (850) 547-3624 M 4701 Hwy 90 4215 L S. (850) 526-4411 INVESTING IN LOCAL SMALL BUSINESSES FOR OVER 50 YEARS www.sb.comG 962 8th Ave. (850) 263-3225DON NOWELL, SAN D Y SPEAR, AN D WEN D Y WHITE EQUAL HOUSINGLENDER The City of Chipley and Chipley High School recently hosted the 2014 Dixie Pre-Majors World Series. Chipley was the runner up for the series title, competing against 11 state winning teams from the southeast. The Washington County Tourist Development Council (TDC) estimated the event would generate about $300,000 for the local economy through hotel bookings, restau rant meals and other purchases. This is the rst time Washington County has hosted the event, and the rst time in recent history a Florida city was selected as host. Photos courtesy of the Washington County News

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Page 10 Washington County Business Advocate August-September 2014 HastyHeating & Cooling 850-638-36111050 Main St., Chipley, FL 32428CAC 1814468 ER0013265 New HVAC Equipment Residential/Commercial Commercial Kitchen Hoods & Refrigeration Serving the Tri-County Area Over 19 Years HHC we print BUSINESS FORMS ALL TYPES BROCHURES NEWSLETTERS POSTCARDS LETTERHEADS ENVELOPES LABELS POSTERS TICKETS FLYERS INVITATIONS DOOR HANGERS RACK CARDS COPYING RUBBER STAMPS SPECIALTY ITEMS AND MORE MORE THAN JUST NEWSPAPERS CALL OR STOPY BY FOR A FREE QUOTE 850.638.0212 $66,697 (Note: e Washington County Chamber of Commerce was one of the rst organiza tions to join the council when it formed a year ago). COUNCIL from page 4 Groundbreaking ceremonies were held in June for the $1.5 million restoration project at Williford Spring in southern Washington County. was closed in April so the Northwest Florida Water Management District (NWFWMD) surrounding habitats. Photos and story courtesy of the WCN Williford Spring restoration

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August-September 2014 Washington County Business Advocate Page 11 Membership RENEWALS A & B Auto Sales of Jax, Inc. 2010 Better Business Bureau of NW FL 2011 Bualo Rock Co. 2010 CJS Group,Inc. d/b/a KFC 1995 Community South Credit Union 1992 County Computer Service 1999 Cyber Sytes, Inc. -2010 Deborah Healis-Ind. Beauty Consultant 2010 ERA Chipola Realty (Marianna) 2011 First Commerce Credit Union 2012 Hasty Heating & Cooling 1006 Literacy Volunteers of Wash. Co. 1991 Javiers Mexican Grill 2011 Little Darlins Creations 2010 Panhandle Educators Federal Credit Union 2008 Panhandle Veterinary Services 1990 Presbytery of Florida 2011 Sand Hills Santa 2010 Southern Trails RV Park 2006 Street Talk America 2010 Madalene Culpepper 2008 Andrew Fleener 2008 NEW MEMBERS VBA Designs, Inc. 2014 The Health Clinic 2014 Bloom Boutique, LLC 2014 EDC MEMBER INVESTMENTS Community South Credit Union 1992 Andrew Fleener 2008 TOTAL: 314 Ambassadors keep cool at annual Watermelon Festival Pictured clockwise from top right: its a family aair with Amy and Reagan Wiwi, far left, Wendy White, Jessi and Maverick Collins, Cindy Johnson Brown, and Ashley and Brantlee Pate and yes, even Santa joined in; Jeannie Betts, right, sells rae tickets at the Chamber booth; multitalented EDC chairman Terry Ellis, EDC board member Kim Wilson and their gospel band Crossroads keep the crowd entertained inside the Ag Center; Jessi Collins, Miss Olivia Johnson Brown and Wendy White take the high view on the Ambassador parade oat; Kristin Martin and Dell Corbin provide information about the Chamber; Fred McSwain is winner of the Ambassador Prize Basket rae. Photos courtesy of the Washington County News and Paul Goulding Productions

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Page 12 Washington County Business Advocate August-September 2014 Presorted Standard U.S. Postage PAID Permit #57 Chipley, FL 32428 Washington County Chamber of Commerce P.O. Box 457 Chipley, Florida 32428 ADDRESS SERVICE REQUESTED SEPTEMBER Every Tuesday Noon Kiwanis Luncheon Every Tuesday / Thursday / Saturday (7-12) 12-5pm Farmers Market Open, 685 7th St., Chipley Every Wednesday 9-2pm Vernon Hist. Historical Society Open Every Friday and 1st Saturday 9-2pm W.C. Historical Society Museum Open AUGUST Every Tuesday Noon Kiwanis Luncheon Every Tuesday / Thursday / Saturday (7-12) 12-5pm Farmers Market Open, 685 7th St., Chipley Every Wednesday 9-2pm Vernon Hist. Historical Society Open Every Friday and 1st Saturday 9-2pm W.C. Historical Society Museum Open 2 Annual Wausau Possum Festival & Funday 4 6 pm Vernon Town Council Workshop 5 5 pm WC Planning & Zoning @ Annex 7 Noon Friends of Library @ Chipley Library 5 pm Chipley City Council Workshop 6:30 pm Sunny Hills Civic Association Mtg. 8 11:30 am Ribbon Cutting for Bloom Boutique-1343 Brickyard Rd ., Chipley 10 Full Sturgeon Moon 11 5:30 pm WC School Board Meeting 7 pm Vernon Council Meeting 12 6 pm Chipley City Council Meeting 6 pm Caryville Town Council Meeting 6 pm Ebro Town Council Meeting 14 6 pm Wausau Town Council Meeting Noon Chipley Lions Club-Skins & Bubbas Back2School Fair NW FL Community Hospital 18 6 pm Vernon Town Council Workshop 20 9 am WC Commission Workshop @ Annex 21 7:30 am Chamber Third Thursday @NFCH Specialty Center 9 am WC Commission Meeting @ Annex 10 am-2 pm Chamber Wings Fling @ Walmart 10:30 am Wausau Garden Club 25 4 pm WC TDC Workshop/Board Meeting 7 pm Vernon Council Meeting 26 Primary Election Day 28 Noon Chipley Lions Club-Skins & Bubbas 1 Labor Day! Chamber Closed. 7 pm -Vernon City Council Workshop 4 Noon Friends of Library @ Chipley Library 5 pm -Chipley City Council Workshop 8 Full Harvest Moon 5:30pm Washington County School Board Meeting 7 pm Vernon City Council Meeting 9 6 pm Chipley City Council Meeting 6 pm Ebro Town Council 6 pm Caryville Town Council 10 Noon Chipley Womans Club Mtg @ Clubhouse 11 Patriot Day Noon Chipley Lions Club-Skins & Bubba 6 pm Wausau Town Council Meeting 15 4 pm WC TDC Workshop/Meeting @ Chamber 6 pm Vernon Town Council Workshop 17 9 am WC Commission Workshop @ Annex 18 7:30am Chamber Third Thursday @NFCH Specialty Center 9 am WC Commission Mtg @ Annex 11:30 am Wausau Garden Club @ Town Hall 23 Autumn Begins 22 7 pm Vernon City Council Meeting 24 Rosh Hashanah 25 Noon Chipley Lions Club-Skins & Bubba 4 pm CRA Workshop/Meeting @ Chamber 29 6 pm Vernon Town Council Workshop 30 6 pm Vernon Town Council Workshop Bon net t Po nd Rd Chi pl ey FL 32 42 8 wo od me n. or gKa th y C. Ru dd FI CFi el d Re pr ese nt at iv ePh one : 85 083 206 60 Fa x: 85 063 8355 5 Cel l: 85 0933 -7 93 1 KC Ru dd @w oo dm en .o rg Wo od me n of th e Wo rl d Li fe In su ra nc e So ci et y, Om ah a, NE