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Publication Date: 08-30-2012
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W a r War E a g l e Eagle F o o t b a l l Football W a r War E a g l e Eagle F o o t b a l l Football War Eagle Football Staff ReportIt looked like it was heading right for Wakulla, but Tropical Storm Isaac veered westward instead. Upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane on Tuesday afternoon, the storm was expected to make landfall in Louisiana on Wednesday. As it turned out, Wakulla County suffered only minor ” ooding at four places along the coast, according to the Division of Emergency Management. Wakulla County had three businesses impacted by minor flooding in St. Marks. One abandoned home on Live Oak Island received minor ” ooding and one home was threatened with minor ” ooding to the carport garage on Live Oak Island, it was reported. Overall, the county experienced road ” ooding in the normal places: Riverside Drive and Old Fort Road in St. Marks; West Point Drive on Live Oak Island; Bottoms Road in Panacea; and Mashes Sands Road at Blue Crab Lane in Ochlockonee Bay. The flood water had receded with expectations that more flooding could occur during high tides around noon, but impacts were expected to be minimal. Flood watches declared for the Sopchoppy, Ochlockonee and Aucilla rivers were cancelled Tuesday. Wakulla schools were back in session for a full day on Tuesday after putting in a half-day on Monday due to concerns about storm surge and the potential need to open Crawfordville Elementary School as a shelter. Instead, a shelter was opened in Liberty County to handle potential evacuation from Franklin County. By JENNIFER JENSENjjensen@thewakullanews.netThe Wakulla County Librarys meeting room was standing room only for last weeks political forum for superintendent of schools. The local League of Women Voters hosted the forum, held Thursday, Aug. 23, which featured candidates Bobby Pearce and Kimball Thomas. The crowd was packed with Pearce supporters sporting campaign T-shirts and on a couple of occasions tensions boiled over with people calling out objections from the audience. At one point during the forum, Pearce supporters objected to how questions were being asked, telling moderator Bill Cotterell, a retired Tallahassee Democrat reporter, that he needed to rotate between who answered each question “ rst. There were also some murmurs during the submitted question portion about where the questions came from. Local LWV President Mary Cortese told the crowd that some of the questions were submitted via email. Following the forum, many expressed concern that it was not objective and questions that were submitted were not asked. Cortese said the league was trying to stay away from negative questions and questions directed at a speci“ c candidate. However, a particular question was asked during the forum that was clearly directed at Pearce. Pearce was asked about the robo-call that he made during Tropical Storm Debby on June 24 when he said his job title was assistant superintendent. Continued on Page 15A Serving Wakulla County For More Than A Century Our 117th Year, 33rd Issue Thursday, August 30, 2012 T w o S e c t i o n s Two Sections 7 5 C e n t s 75 Cents k h h h k l l h P u b l i s h e d W e e k l y R e a d D a i l y Published Weekly, Read DailynewsThe WakullaPublic Notices .................................................................Page 3A The Opinion Page ...........................................................Page 4A Church.............................................................................Page 6A Obituaries .......................................................................Page 7A Community .....................................................................Page 8A School .............................................................................Page 9A Outdoors ......................................................................Page 10A Water Ways ...................................................................Page 11A Weekly Roundup ...........................................................Page 13A Sheriffs Report................................................................Page 14A Sports: Football preview ..................................................Page 1B Week in Wakulla ..............................................................Page 2B Thinking Outside the Book ..............................................Page 7B Constitutional Amendments ............................................Page 3B Classi eds ......................................................................Page 11B Legal Notices .................................................................Page 11B Just a Pinch Recipes .......................................................Page 14B Comics ...........................................................................Page 15B INDEX OBITUARIES Carvas Broadway Walter Eugene Davis John Henry ‘Bob’ Shivers Louis Andrew ‘Louie’ Sutton Sr. Isaac turns westAfter fears earlier that the tropical storm was headed for the Big Bend, Wakulla su ers only some minor ” oodingNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAPHICBy JENNIFER JENSENjjensen@thewakullanews.netAlthough her “ rst introduction to the county came by accident, she immediately fell in love with it. In 1973, Wakulla County Emergency Management Services Director Fran Councill was a student intern at Tallahassee Memorial Hospitals Emergency Medical Services, then known as Tallahassee Memorial Regional Medical Center. She was on her first ridealong on an ambulance when TMH received a call that Wakulla Countys ambulance had broken down. They sent the ambulance Councill was riding in to help out. That started my long-term love affair with this county,Ž Councill says. In the middle of that “ rst experience riding in an ambulance, Councill says she knew this was what she wanted to do. It was so exciting,Ž Councill says. It was a chance to go and do something where you get immediate feedback.Ž Following that ride-along, she was invited by then-EMS Director Eric Hindle to come ride with Wakullas EMS. Now, nearly 40 years later, Councill will be retiring on Aug. 31. Ive been doing EMS since I “ rst stepped my foot in it,Ž Councill says. Forty years later, I still love my job.Ž Prior to taking her EMT course, she had been very involved in the American Red Cross, learning from her mother who was the head of the Red Cross Gray Ladies when Councill was growing up. She remembers living in Louisiana and traveling to Cameron Parish following Hurricane Audrey in 1957 and helping her mother at the shelters. She also recalls helping during her “ rst hurricane after she learned to drive when she took her “ rst-aid kits to each of the shelters. Maybe that little car was my “ rst ambulance,Ž Councill says. She decided to take the EMT class at Tallahassee Community College to become a better Red Cross volunteer, but really enjoyed it and after that “ rst ride-along, she decided to get her EMT certi“ cation, which was a completely different career path than the one she was on. Continued on Page 12ALongtime EMS Director Fran Councill is retiringQuestions raised about forum PHOTO BY WILLIAM SNOWDENThe librarys meeting room was standing room only for the League of Women Voters forum for superintendent of schools with candidates Bobby Pearce and Kimball Thomas. Reporter Bill Cotterell was moderator.Claims of unfair procedures at forum; a sheet distributed by a candidate may prompt election complaint Kimball Thomas Bobby PearceUpcoming Wakulla League of Women Voters forums at the library: € Sept. 27, candidates for county commission: District 1 at 6:30 p.m. District 3 at 7:30 p.m. District 5 at 8:30 p.m. € Oct. 18, candidates for sheri at 7 p.m. Candidates for property appraiser also appear at forum. See story on Page 2A.The projected track of Tropical Storm Isaac on Tuesday, as it was expected to become a hurricane before making landfall on the Louisiana coast on Wednesday. Wakulla EMS Director Fran CouncillA retirement party for Fran Councill will be held in the county commission chambers on Friday, Aug. 31, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. See Page 1B

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Page 2A – THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 www.thewakullanews.com 1305 Coastal Hwy. 98, PanaceaHome of the All-U-Can Eat Seafood & Chicken www.thewakullanews.comServing Wakulla County For More Than A CenturyThe Wakulla News BREAKFAST PARTNER... Hungry Man Breakfast $5 29 Breakfast Platter $2 49 $1 99 Breakfast SpecialCoastal Restaurantursday Mornings Look for Your Complimentary copy of (free with any full Breakfast Order)984-2933Kids Eat Free on Wed.AUCE Chicken Tues. & urs. .. n t LUNCH PARTNER… R R R www.thewakullanews.comServing Wakulla County For More Than A CenturyThe Wakulla News a Complimentary Copy of926-3500 • Fax orders 926-35012500 Crawfordville Hwy., Crawfordville Order the specialand receive… Deli Deli of the week at FRESH MADE TO ORDER HOT OR COLD SPECIALTY SANDWICHES SALADS • SEASONAL SOUP & CHILIPARTY PLATTERS Candidates for property appraiser appear at forumBy JENNIFER JENSENjjensen@thewakullanews.netA political forum on the property appraiser candidates was held on Aug. 23 at the library by the local League of Women Voters. Incumbent Donnie Sparkman will face challenger James JimŽ Parham in Novembers election. Sparkman, a Democrat, who has lived in Wakulla County most of his life, has been the property appraiser since 2006. He served 18 years in county government, including the property appraisers of“ ce from 1970 to 1980. At that time, he said he swore one day he would be the property appraiser. He was a registered land surveyor and worked for 23 years with Edwin G. Brown and Associates and served three years as community development director for Wakulla County. Ive spent 42 years dealing with property in Wakulla County,Ž Sparkman said. Parham, running with no party af“ liation, was born and raised in Tallahassee, but has a history coming to Wakulla County. He worked for the Florida Department of Transportation in eminent domain, and moved to the Tampa Bay area in 1976 where he was an appraiser for St. Petersburg Savings & Loan, becoming chief appraiser after a few years and eventually purchasing the banks appraisal department to start the L. James Parham Company. He took a few years off and then started the Red Hills Land Company. Ive truly enjoyed this career,Ž he said. When asked why they were running, Sparkman said being the countys property appraiser has been the most enjoyable job he has had. When youre able to help someone,Ž Sparkman said. Theres no better feeling.Ž Parham said Wakulla County is one of the most unspoiled parts of the state and he anticipates there will be a boom between 2020 and 2025. We could get leap frogged,Ž Parham said. He said he wants to let people know this is a great area to come and get more industries and businesses to open up in Wakulla County. Both candidates were also asked whether they had ever lost their license. Parham said he had not. Sparkman explained that in 2004 when he was the planning and zoning director he was put on probation because of a survey that was not done properly, but that he never lost his license. The candidates were also asked about the property appraisers relationship with the public and both agreed they should be accessible and educate. I work for the public,Ž Sparkman said. If someone has a question, it is my job to answer it, he added. Parham said it is important to get the public to understand the assessment process and hold workshops to educate them. Both agreed that the most important thing a property appraiser can do for the citizens is be fair and equitable to everyone. Sparkman added that making sure everyone has all the exemptions they qualify for is key also. Tarpine subdivision and the Wakulla County Airport also made its way into a couple questions. The candidates were asked whether improvements made at the airport would increase or decrease the overall property tax revenue. Neither felt the revenue would increase. There was also a question about the differing property values in Tarpine and the reason for it. Parham said if that was the case that he would investigate them further and look into the speci“ cs. Sparkman said some lots are valued low because they do not have sewer or paved roads or are 99 percent wetlands and are not buildable. WILLIAM SNOWDENCANDIDATES: Challenger Jim Parham, left, gets a question from moderator Bill Cotterell, center, as incumbent Donnie Sparkman, right, listens. Special to The NewsWakulla County recently adopted new fees for use and rental of parks and recreational facilities. One of the new fees includes county boat ramps. Citizens can either pay a $5 daily fee or purchase an annual park pass for $40. The annual park pass allows frequent users of County parks, beaches, and boat ramps to save money instead of paying per visit. Additionally, a discounted fee for veterans, senior citizens (65 and older), persons with disabilities, and commercial “ sherman was established at $25.00. In order to make needed repairs and maintenance at our parks and recreational facilities, we had to impose some new fees,Ž said Bryan Roddenberry, assistant director of parks and recreation. Citizens can purchase the annual park pass at the Medart Parks & Recreation Of“ ce, 79 Recreation Drive, Crawfordville, or call 9267227. To view the complete fee schedule, please visit our website (www.mywakulla.com) and click on the Parks & Recreation Department.County sets new park and recreational feesBy JEFF HUGOSpecial to The NewsOn the evening of Saturday, Sept. 8, from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., park rangers will host A Swift Night Out at Wakulla Springs State Park. This unusual and interactive ranger-led program will offer guests an opportunity to witness one of the great natural phenomena that occurs in the park … the roosting of the chimney swifts. The small twittering birds assemble in great numbers in both the spring and the fall of the year. At dusk they begin their dizzying dance circling the Wakulla Springs Lodge. As darkness begins to descend upon the lodge, the chimney swifts begin their descent into one of its unused chimneys. Not only are participants of A Swift Night Out awed by the sight of these small insect-eating birds retreating to the safety of their roost, they are challenged to count the small black specters as they dive into the chimney. Amidst laughter, oohs and aahs, they collect their data. The information is sent to www.concentric.net, where it is amassed with counts held on the same night all across the country. The program is free with park admission. Please call (850) 561-7286 to let park staff know youre coming. If youre interested in rounding out your evening with dinner in the lodge (served from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.) please call 421-2000 for reservations.A Swift Night Out set at Wakulla Springs Of“ce Hours: Monday Friday, 8 a.m. … 5 p.m. (850) 877-55892770 Capital Medical Blvd., Suite 110, Tallahassee, FL 32308 | CapitalRegionalMedicalCenter.com Stephanie Lee, MDDr. Lee is joining Dr. Michael Douso and Dr. Kathrine Lupo at Capital Regional Womens Health. As an FSU School of Medicine graduate, she is happy to return to Tallahassee.Capital Regional Womens Health accepts Capital Health Plan and most other insurance carriers.Next Day Appointments AvailableCapital Regional Medical Center Welcomes Dr. Stephanie Lee Specializing in Gynecology & Obstetrics Expert physicians.Quality obstetrical & gynecological care. “Re-Store”Shadeville Highway926-4544Open Tues. Sat.  9 a.m. 5 p.m.

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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 – Page 3A PUBLIC NOTICESFor our readers’ convenience, The Wakulla News will provide this Public Notice Section in our A-section for all Public Notices not published in the Legal Notice section of the newspaper. Students Scoring at Level 1 and Level 2 on the Reading Portion of the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) The following table shows FCAT Reading results for all students (all curriculum groups) tested during the 2012 administration of the FCAT in the district. Grade Level Total Number Tested Number Scoring at Level 1 Percent Scoring at Level 1 Number Scoring at Level 2 Percent Scoring at Level 2 Number Scoring at Levels 1 and 2 Percent Scoring at Levels 1 and 2 3 371 37 9.97% 82 22.1% 119 32.08% 4 375 38 10.13% 83 22.13% 121 32.27% 5 398 36 9.05% 92 23.12% 128 32.16% 6 411 62 15.09% 86 20.92% 148 36.01% 7 391 35 8.95% 90 23.02% 125 31.97% 8 357 39 10.92% 82 22.97% 121 33.89% 9 338 51 15.09% 95 28.11% 146 43.2% 10 289 35 12.11% 81 28.03% 116 40.14% Students Retained (not Promoted) in Grades 3 through 10 The following table shows the number and percentage of students retained, by grade, for all students in grades 3 through 10 within the district. Grade 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Number Retained 9 4 1 6 5 6 18 21 End-of-Year Membership* 370 371 400 405 383 351 350 294 Percent Retained 2.43% 1.08% 0.25% 1.48% 1.31% 1.71% 5.14% 7.14% End-of-year membership is the count of all students who are enrolled at the end of the year and for whom a decision on promotion status is required and reported. Number of Students Promoted for Good Cause, by Category of Exemption This table shows the number of third-grade students who were exempted from the FCAT reading requirement and promoted for good cause at the end of the 2011-2012 school year. ELL/LEP Students with Less than 2 Years in ESOL Students with Disabilities (SWD) not Tested on FCAT per IEP Students Passing Alternative Assessment Students Demonstrating Proficiency through Portfolio SWD Retained Once with 2+ Years of Remediation Students Retained Twice with 2 or More Years of Remediation Total Promoted with Cause 0 0 5 4 16 0 25 District Student Progression Requirements and Accompanying Student Performance Data As Required by s. 1008.25(8)(b), Florida Statutes, for Annual Public Reporting The School District of Wakulla County School Year: 2011-2012 AUGUST 30, 2012First Reading Date: September 13, 2012 at 7:00 pm Second Reading Date: October 11, 2012 at 7:00 pmLocation: 788 Port Leon Drive, St. Marks FL 32355The City of St. Marks located at 788 Port Leon Drive, 9 AM to 4:30 PM M/F; Phone (850) 925-6224. Interested parties may inspect ordinance at 788 Port Leon Drive and be heard at the meeting. Persons needing special access considerations should call the City Of“ce at least 24 hours before the date for scheduling purposes. The Board Of“ce may be contacted at (850) 925-6224. The Wakulla County Clerk is looking for applicants for the position of Finance Clerk. The person “lling this position will be expected to possess the technical skills necessary to perform payroll duties, other accounting functions, and working knowledge of Excel and Word. Background in HR a plus. Must be a teamŽ member sharing other of“ce responsibilities. Desired Quali“cations: Associates degree from an accredited college or university w/emphasis in Accounting, Business, or Public Administration or equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. By Florida Law all applications for employment are open for public inspection. Background check & drug screening are required. Closes 9-14-12. EOE. Visit www.wakullaclerk.com for application and submit applications by mail or in person: Finance Director Wakulla County Clerk of Court 3056 Crawfordville Hwy, Crawfordville, FL 32327; by email: shawkins@wakullaclerk.com; or by fax: 850-926-0056.Finance Clerk City of Sopchoppy The City of Sopchoppy will be holding two public hearings on Ordinance 2012-02.An Ordinance of the City of Sopchoppy adopting the operating budgets for the City of Sopchoppy for the 2012-2013 “scal year. The “rst public hearing, followed by the “rst reading of Ordinance 2012-02, will be held Tuesday, August 30 2012 at a special called meeting of the Council. The second public hearing on the budget and adoption of Ordinance, 2012-02 will be September 10 2012 during the regular monthly meeting of the City Council. Both meetings will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will be held at City Hall, 105 Municipal Avenue, Sopchoppy, Florida. A copy of the Budget may be viewed at City Hall from 8:00 a.m. … 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Thursday and from 8:00 a.m. … 3:00 p.m. Friday. If special assistance is needed to attend this meeting, please call the Clerks of“ce at 962-4611 at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting.PUBLIC MEETINGS TO ADOPT THE BUDGET OF THE CITY OF SOPCHOPPYAUGUST 23, 30, SEPTEMBER 6, 2012 BY JENNIFER JENSENjjensen@thewakullanews.netAfter discussing the issue eight different times, the Wakulla County Commission “ nally came to an agreement about when the county will take over ownership and maintenance of subdivision roads. The county agreed to require that subdivisions attain a 50-percent buildout threshold or four years, whichever comes “ rst, before the county will accept street improvements for public ownership and maintenance. This is to ensure that the county does not accept ownership of roads that will incur heavy constructionrelated traf“ c requiring additional maintenance and improvements, according to the county administration. Previously, the county commission planned to require 90 percent, but decided to hold a workshop and then decided to not change it. Following that workshop, they decided to have several options presented. The commission then determined an 80-percent threshold was suitable. However, at the Aug. 20 county commission meeting, the commission agreed to lower that some more. Its better than weve got here,Ž said County Commissioner Randy Merritt. The commission also added the requirement that the developer or owner provide a warranty for the street improvements for two years before the countys acceptance. Preliminary subdivisions platted prior to the ordinance will be grandfathered. A new section was also added to the county code to require an inspection and any needed street repairs for construction-related damage as a condition of receiving a new certi“ cate of occupancy. This section would apply to only county maintained street improvements. The commission voted unanimously to adopt the proposed ordinance. In other news: € The commission voted unanimously to adopt the boundaries of the Crawfordville Town Plan and to implement the land development code regulations that re” ect the policies of the plan. The regulations are intended to be incentivebased, and are a “ rst step in the process of implementing the Town Plan, according to Planning Director Luis Serna. The proposed regulations will promote investment in the district and will allow the county to require new developments to conform to the general design principles of the Town Plan, he said. There are density bonuses for donated land for a park or other public facility, as well as a bonus for a green building. The county commission will also be able to grant impact fee exemptions. There was also a requirement for sidewalks. There were also regulations for parking. The commission decided to reduce the number of required parking spaces by 50 percent below the standards. Commissioner Lynn Artz also wanted to include a provision to allow businesses to build right up to the road. Non-residential building setbacks should be reduced along Crawfordville Highway once the right-of-way for widening is acquired, she said. There was also a regulation that increased the maximum building coverage by 35 percent above the maximum speci“ ed by the underlying zoning district if its within the district. Building coverage may be increased by another 10 percent for each of the following: screening parking, shared parking and landscaping. € The commission accepted a grant award of $450,274 from the Cops Hiring Program for the Wakulla County Sheriffs Of“ ce, as well as a grant match of $16,667 per year for three years. This grant will pay for three of“ cer positions who will focus on reducing the number of incidents of domestic violence, bullying and cyberbullying and reducing the number of offenders and repeat offenders. Artz said this was a compelling grant because it is for the schools. Its such an important thing to do.Ž Lt. Bruce Ashley said 1,400 sheriffs offices applied for the grant and only 200 were approved. WCSO was one of seven in Florida that received the grant. € The commission also voted unanimously to accept the reports from the Public Records Committee and dissolve that committee. The committee members could not come to a consensus on recommendations, so all members submitted a report. The consensus was the need for public records training of employees. County Administrator David Edwards said they are researching the idea of going towards a paperless system. The next county commission meeting will be Sept. 4 at 5 p.m. in the commission chambers.COUNTY COMMISSIONDecision made on when to accept subdivision roadsEighth time is a charm when it comes to issue before the boardBy JENNIFER JENSENjjensen@thewakullanews.netThe last official day to register for assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency due to damages sustained from Tropical Storm Debby is Tuesday, Sept. 4. There are three ways to register for assistance: € Call 800-621-3362; people who are deaf or hard of hearing and use a TTY can call 800-462-7585. The phone lines are available from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. local time seven days a week. € Visit www.disasterassistance.gov to go to the FEMA website. € Or use a smartphone or tablet and get the FEMA app or go to m.fema.gov. As of Monday, Aug. 27, there were 633 local households that have contacted FEMA for assistance or information and $978,000 has been approved in Wakulla County, according to FEMA media relations specialist Jim Homstad. Out of this amount, $865,000 has been approved for housing assistance, such as repairs to the home, reimbursement for lodging expenses and rental assistance, and $113,000 has gone to other needs. Statewide, in the 22 declared counties, 16,057 households have contacted FEMA for assistance or information and $22.2 million has been approved, Homstad said. Disaster victims also have until Sept. 4 to return applications from the Small Business Administration. As of Aug. 26, SBA had approved 17 disaster loans for Wakulla County residents totaling $790,000. This includes two loans approved for businesses and 15 for homeowners who had uninsured or under insured losses due to Debby, according to Tom Nocera, public affairs specialist for the SBA. Individuals and businesses may obtain information and loan applications by calling the SBAs Customer Service Center at 1-800-6592955 (1-800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing), or by sending an email to disastercustomerservice@ sba.gov. Loan applications can also be downloaded from the SBAs website at www. sba.gov. Completed applications should be returned to the Center or mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth TX 76155.TROPICAL STORM DEBBYDeadline Sept. 4 for claims Blood drives are setTwo locations for blood drives will be held this week: € On Labor Day, Sept. 3, the bloodmobile will be at the Crawfordville Wal-Mart from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Donors will receive a $10 Wal-Mart gift card. Walk-ins are welcome. € On Tuesday, Sept. 4, the drive will move to TMH Wakulla from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Drop by or call 926-7105 for an appointment. Donors et will receive a t-shirt and a chance to win a Honda Civic!

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By TAMMIE BARFIELDAnd Im sure we will. It is with bittersweet emotion that I write this last column as general manager of The Wakulla News. Throughout my career I have had some very interesting jobs and have been self-employed as well. Working at The Wakulla News and with this staff has been my favorite so far. Being committed to a community through a community newspaper brings with it a lot of great joy and many challenges. The staff of The News, every one of us, experiences both … with the added task of getting this newspaper out to this community each and every week. It is really a large undertaking for a small group of people. I take my hat off to all of them as a team, and to each one of them individually for the tremendous amount of work that they do. Our editor, William Snowden, whos been reading and subscribing to newspapers since he was in at least the “ fth grade, maybe earlier, works tirelessly to ensure this newspaper continues the tradition of providing compelling news for its readers. Good news, bad news, happy news, sad news, its always timely and relevant to the residents of this community. Jennifer Jensen, our news reporter, brings to the table a fresh writing style, a focus that is un” inchable, and organizational skills that really should be collected for training and offered in workshops across the country. Eric Stanton is the go toŽ guy at The News. Eric is our graphic artist as well as our production point person and our IT everything. If there is a problem with equipment, software, or with the wide variety of “ les we receive from our readers and advertisers, Eric always seems to know how to resolve it. And, he helps put the “ nishing touches on the pages as they are being published which makes the paper look good. Lynda Kinsey is currently our longest serving employee. Everybody knows Lynda. She is our advertising sales representative and has to go out into the streets of Wakulla County to get people excited about advertising in The Wakulla News. And after nearly 25 years, she is still excited about her customers advertising in The News. Denise Folh, the person we go to for everything that Eric doesnt do, is our receptionist and also wears the inside sales, obituaries, and county public notices hats. She answers the phones and greets customers walking through the door with a smile, even when it seems like everything that could possibly go wrong is going wrong. I think Denise should write a book about all the phone calls she answers and the kinds of colorful questions people ask. It has truly been my pleasure to serve in this role. I have met so many fascinating people living in this community during the six years Ive worked at this newspaper. Many have become friends who Ill have the privilege of seeing at my next venture, where Ill be turning over a new leaf … in fact, a bay leaf. Thanks so much to you all. Tammie Bar“ eld is the general manager of The Wakulla News until the end of the day on Friday, Aug. 31. Page 4A – THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 www.thewakullanews.comreaders speak out The Opinion Page The Wakulla News (USPS 664-640) is published weekly at 3119-A Crawfordville Hwy., Crawfordville, FL 32327. Periodicals postage paid at P.O. Box 307, Crawfordville, FL 32326-0307. Phone: (850) 926-7102. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: The Wakulla News, P.O. Box 307, Crawfordville, FL 32326-0307.The Wakulla NewsPublisher Emeritus: William M. 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You can email it to editor@thewakullanews.net, mail it to P. O. Box 307, Crawfordville FL 32326 or drop it off at The News of“ ce, 3119-A Crawfordville Highway. Letters are published as space becomes available and must include the authors “ rst and last name, mailing address and telephone number for veri“ cation purposes. Only the name and town will be published. One submission per person per month. Letters are edited for style, length and clarity. Editor, The News: The explanation as to the advantage of our new taxes, was presented to me by a county of“ cial. He said that the January 2012, 7-percent utility taxes were fair because instead of adding to the property taxes levied on homeowners, it spread the costs over a larger base. Besides homeowners, it included citizens who rent rather than own their homes (and perhaps can least afford it). Why are we creating new taxes for anyone? Is this responsible leadership? What is the real issue, balancing the budget or taxing the people? If our of“ cials cant hold the county budget to a reasonable level, then logic has it, the ad valorem tax (property taxes) will increase. We pay our commissioners $30,000 a year. Managing a budget is an indication of their performance. Spiraling taxes and fees, in this small county, must be embarrassing to the commission! I expect the commissioners, when managing our budget, to say noŽ to hard choices and avoid their special interest groups. Its inappropriate and sneaky to create all kinds of new mandatory taxes (right down to boat ramp fees) and then tell everyone that the county budget has been reduced! It is de“ nitely time for a change. In the November election, we have commission races open in three districts. Every citizen registered to vote, may vote for all three. It is essential that we elect three responsible citizens who are unbiased and will cast their commission votes on the basis of whats good for the people, without ulterior motives. Remaining on the commission, for two more years, are a builder and a land developer. It is to the peoples advantage, to expand the vision of the county and elect commissioners who offer a variety of different experiences. Choose wisely! My support goes to Jenny Brock for District 1, Howard Kessler for District 3, and Emily Smith for District 5. Their career paths are diverse and they are fiscally responsible candidates. More importantly, their platforms express the fragile concept of for the people, a concept that in the past has escaped attention and one thats needed now, more than ever. Gail Hickman Wakulla County Editor, The News: I support Maurice Langston for Sheriff of Wakulla County. The privilege of voting in America should not be taken lightly or unadvisedly. Likewise, candidates should consider public of“ ce with great caution and care. The election in November is critical, not only for America but for Wakulla County. I encourage voters to participate in deliberate vetting of candidates. Langston has spent three decades preparing to be our sheriff. His candidacy for sheriff is not something he decided to do post-retirement. Experienced in every level of law enforcement, Major Langston has educated himself with the goal of becoming our Sheriff. He has worked for “ ve different sheriffs, from K-9 handler to director of administration, and has experienced making house calls to work with people during their most extreme and troubling hours of need. Langston is genuinely concerned for the residents of Wakulla County. He is an accomplished and proven leader in our county. He is highly sought after for advice, individually and as a law enforcement professional, locally and nationally. His capacity for community involvement is remarkable. Everything he does is done well with his full commitment and attention. He stands firmly on his convictions. He is current on law enforcement trends, technology, and economic approaches to maintain the highest level of security in Wakulla County. I believe that Maurice Langston should be Sheriff of Wakulla County. Sandra Vidak Crawfordville Editor, The News: Having moved to Wakulla in 2004, my wife Virginia was in great need of a hair stylist and was referred to Mary Anns Boutique,Ž which was the same name of her stylist in Atlanta. Time goes on and I keep hearing “ shing reports, auto repair suggestions, Wakulla information, citizen information, pressure-washing information and good accurate helpful information on any subject you could think of from a person my wife referred to as Tim Said. Therefore, after twice a week, every week, hearing from Mr. Tim Said, I thought I should meet this individual since he knew everything and was always very close to my wife. I then visited Mary Anns on Spring Creek Highway and asked to speak to Mr. Tim Said. No such person. But there was a stylist by the name of Tim Tatum who, in fact, is the very best reference for anything Wakulla. Should your wife come home weekly talking about Tim SaidŽ what she really means is Tim Tatum said this or that, and now you can relax as he is one of the nicest people in Wakulla and certainly is a wealth of information on every subject. Just call and ask for Tim SaidŽ Tatum and try not to worry about your wife. A very relieved, Jerry Moore County commissioner Editor, The News: Shame on Mary Cortese and the League of Women Voters! I was completely dismayed at the censorship that took place by this woman at the publicŽ forum held at the library last Thursday. When the ” oor was opened up for questions from the audience, people began to hand her the sheets of paper with their handwritten questions on them. She walked to the back of the room and handed them to a man, who I later found out was Hugh Taylor. He took them in one hand and then handed her a stack of pre-formulated questions from the other hand. She then took those questions to the moderator. As the questions were asked I realized they were the EXACT same questions that were asked at the last forum that was sponsored by Concerned Citizens of Wakulla (CCOW). I know they were the same questions because I attended that forum and wrote down the questions/answers. When the public realized this and began to ask aloud why their questions werent being asked (including the one that Cortese tossed beneath her chair!), she quickly thanked everyone for coming out and closed the forum. I approached Cortese afterward to ask her why the public questions were not asked and her response was that they only asked what they thought was appropriate.Ž I then asked what gave her the right to determine what was appropriate for the public to ask the candidates. Her response was The LWV were the sponsors and could do that.Ž I showed her the questions that I had written down from the last forum and told her that they didnt even have the forethought to change the wording. She gave no response and wouldnt make eye contact with me after that. I also asked why questions from the audience were even called for if there was no intention of asking them … no reponse again. I told her the LWV misrepresented the pre-formulated questions to try to make the audience think that they were coming from members of the audience … again, no response. I later found out that this farce of a forum goes against the LWV charter. Should enough concerned citizens report it, they could possibly lose their charter in this county. I was under the impression that the LWV was supposed to focus on issues, not take sides between candidates. Well, they certainly appeared to take sides at this forum! It was very evident that they were anti-Bobby Pearce. I did some of my own personal research of the candidates and came across videos that Hugh Taylor has made and published on YouTube that were very anti-Pearce. Considering this, why was he allowed to appear to align himself with the LWV by HANDLING the audiences questions? Isnt that a bit of a con” ict of interest? Taylors place at that forum should have been with the rest of the community, not directly involved with the forum. Until this evening, I had no idea who Taylor or Cortese were. Later I realized that these were the same two people that were runningŽ the last forum, which was sponsored by CCOW. I also recognize their names as being very involved with county commission meetings. And ironically enough, one of their chief complaints has been that the public is not given fair time to be heard at these meetings. They have gone to great lengths to fight that battle and yet they are the two people at the forum who censored and omitted the citizens that were present. Thats rich. When I think about the fact that the questions were the same for both forums and both of them were doing the legwork at the forums, I now have to wonder if they didnt just make up all of the questions for both forums. Are they the only two members of LWV in this county? Considering both of their apparent political views, they might not be the best choice to represent LWV or CCOW at supposedly unbiased events … if either organization would like to be taken seriously. As someone who does not get involved in politics for the most part, I lean toward trusting organizations such as these to have my best interest at heart as a citizen and registered voter when they are “ ghting for issues in this county. That being said, I am truly disappointed. Donna Savary CrawfordvilleWhy more taxes and fees? Disappointed in candidate forum Supporting Langston for sheri Looking for Mr. Tim Said at hairdressersA story that appeared on the Church page of the Aug. 16 edition of The Wakulla News, Pastor wants local churches to create youth centers in area,Ž was provided by an organization calling itself the International Coalition For Youth of Christ. The phone number provided in the story was for the Universal Life Church World Headquarters in Carrabelle. The International Coalition For Youth of Christ is no longer af“ liated with the Universal Life Church World Headquarters and the phone number should not have appeared.CorrectionAnd so its farewell until we meet again

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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 – Page 5A WAKULLA COUNTY VOTERS HAVE TWO CHOICES1. VOTE FOR MIKE STEWART who has LIVED in Wakulla County for most of his life and has LIVED in his district (3) for 20 years. 2. VOTE FOR HOWARD KESSLER who DOESNT LIVE IN THE DISTRICT (3) HE CURRENTLY DESIRES TO REPRESENT.ITS YOUR CHOICE... ƒ BUT I LIKE MIKE FOR COUNTY COMMISSIONER, DISTRICT 3 I LIKEMIKEREElectforCounty CommissionerRep. Dist. 3 C www.mikestewart2012.comPOLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT PAID FOR AND APPROVED BY MIKE STEWART, REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE FOR COUNTY COMMISSIONER, DISTRICT 3facebook.com/ mike.stewart.3363 all akullas inest Sandy Lott 850 926-1010 Mary Applegate 850-926-3787 David Rossetti 850 591-6161 850926-1011734 Shadeville Rd, Crawfordville FL, 32327 Scan Mereo and short sale specialists our ome own ealtor ŽŽ WAKULLA WORKING WATERFRONTS PROJECTBy HERB DONALDSONSpecial to The NewsIn April 2013, the Healing Arts of Wakulla (HAWC), in association with Palaver Tree Theater, will begin a series of events considered to be the kickoffŽ for Wakullas Working Waterfronts Photo-Journal Project. From seineyards and crabhouses, to shrimp boats and oyster bars along the shore, the waterfronts project may allow the county to heal from an onslaught of natural and manmade disasters, by recapturing … as a community … its one natural gift that has made the Mighty Mullet, Blue Crab, and Worm Gruntin festivals possible: Wakullas seafood and maritime industry. Photos that feature the community at work within this industry are currently being gathered from past news articles, state archives, individuals and families whose ancestors have made “ shing, shrimping, crabbing and picking … the overall working of the waterfronts … their way of life. The photos will be featured in exhibits throughout the county to build interest and garner support for the larger project. Local photographers are also being sought to have their work immortalized in the Working Waterfronts photo-journal (the final product), revealing Wakullas maritime history through pictures, along with literary segments by local writers such as Leo Lovel, author of The Spring Creek Chronicles book series, complete with illustrations and edits by his sons, Ben and Clay. Born and raised on Lake Jackson in Leon County, Lovel and his family came to the coast for trout “ shing during the 1960s. Afterwards, they would frequent the Spring Creek Restaurant, alongside the motel and marina, eventually becoming friends with the management. I was in business in Tallahassee,Ž says Lovel, when she (the manager) came in and told me that they were getting ready to sell and wanted to know if we were interested.Ž Leo and his father still had their jobs in Tallahassee, but found the opportunity irresistible. We brought the restaurant in 77,Ž he says, My mother, father, and I became partners and so did my grandmother.Ž They began “ shing commercially, catching mullet to sell in the restaurant. Later, they had stone crab traps, an offshore boat, and were grouper-fishing for three days offshore at a time. They also raised softshell crabs and caught jelly“ sh. We probably caught and sold everything that swims within a hundred miles of here,Ž says Lovel, We shipped twice a week to Fultons Street Market in New York. We sent soft crabs, blowfish tails, sea bass, grunts, octopus … tons of octopus … amberjack, pompano, mackerel, bluefish, mullet, even scallops at one time. When you think about what this area produces as far as natures bounty, its incredible.Ž Much of this lifestyle would come to a dramatic halt in the mid-1990s, when Florida passed an amendment to the states constitution commonly called the net ban. The traditions, livelihoods, and stability for thousands of families throughout the state, in “ shing communities similar to Spring Creek, were all but eradicated. With so many restrictions, to make a living legally, became close to impossible. We learned it the hard way too,Ž says Lovel. You can bend the rules like using illegal nets, but then you “ nd yourself running when you see a light coming along on the water. Its too much.Ž Once caught, attorneys fees alone can, with ease, break the financial backbone of a well-heeled family. More than a few have had their licenses taken, equipment con“ scated, or been greeted by undercover agents watching their homes in the middle of the night. I remember the day my oldest son and I pulled up in the boatshed,Ž Lovel recalls, Wed been “ shing and running for weeks and were checked and almost caught a couple of times. We pulled up in the rain and just sat there. And I said You know what, its over. We cant do this anymore. Ž The Lovels went on to other things. They still “ sh, in smaller ways, for the restaurant, and continue to raise softshell crab. Their stone crabs are caught in the wintertime, and theyre connection to the water, bay, and their fellow maritime travelers, remain strong. But no longer do they consider themselves true commercial “ shermen who make their living by catching and selling the bulk raw product. This area was once an international player in the seafood business, says Lovel, We were supplying the fresh market from the whole southeast. During the run season we had the world … Egypt, France, Taiwan, Japan … clamoring for all we could produce.Ž But our gear and our areas were taken. And like anything else, the purchasers who cant get what they need from this area, have left it. We were over 95 percent of that market … and we lost it.Ž A lot more was lost, or seemed to be, with the infamous BP/ Deepwater Horizon incident in April of 2010, as an oil-rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 workers as it bled oil throughout the sea” oor and along the beaches. I saw the effects on me and my family,Ž Lovel recalls, We thought for weeks that we were going to lose our entire lifetimes work.Ž If oil comes into the Spring Creek area, I cant bring my grandchildren up in that environment. I cant have them breathing that air. For a long time we were set to abandon ship.Ž The fear loomed large and heavy along the Gulf region, and still does to some extent. People had questions. And expected answers. We had to sit down with our staff,Ž says Lovel, and instruct them on how to answer questions. Everybody that came in our restaurant wanted to know where their food came from and where the nearest oil was.Ž However, this panic jump-started quite a feeding frenzy. Imagine people rushing in to eat their “ ll of shrimp and oysters as if it were the last time in their lives they could partake of such a delicacy. The media, armed to the teeth with facts, footage, and spokespersons didnt make things any easier. They wouldnt leave it alone,Ž says Lovel, Every other week theyd show the oil in Louisiana, dead pelicans on the beach, and the shrimp boats going through it. Those images bring it up all over again.Ž Running from the storm is hard enough, but attempting to recover and preserve all that remains can be excruciating. Wakullas Working Waterfronts project looks to boost the countys morale regarding the maritime industry by showing the county its achievements, and offering broader hope for the future. Along with the photo exhibits, a panel discussion that delves into the history of early maritime pioneers and seafood entrepreneurs in the county is scheduled. Two Wakulla Sunday radio episodes are being developed. One will take a look at the early communities such as Skippers Bay, while the second segment spends time with familial descendants of these communities to reflect upon how the industry … and county as a whole … has changed through the years regarding maritime culture. A mini-documentary is also being developed for an April screening. Leo Lovel feels that his generation and, quite possibly, the one directly after, may be the last of a line … a culture … that was once rich and thriving right here, in Wakulla. If youre lucky enough,Ž he says, to record those people that are left … that history and way of life … you will catch and preserve something thats about to be gone.Ž For those wanting to get involved in the Waterfronts Project, contact Gail Campbell at (850) 745-7176 or campbell.gail@gmail.comA conversation with Leo LovelCommercial “ sherman, restauranteur, author PHOTOS SPECIAL TO THE NEWSLeo Lovel at the Spring Creek Marina. He watched the net ban take away the areas ability to supply “ sh to the international markets. Then came the stress of the BP oil spill. Lovel as a boy on Lake Jackson, “ shing. Special to The NewsExtreme storms may be Americas new norm so homeowners must doubly protect against bogus repair work by shady contractors, warns the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud. Six Worst Scams: 1. Disappearing downpayment. The contractor demands a large downpayment, then disappears after doing little or no work. 2. Shoddy work. The work is low quality, using cheap materials. You may have to redo the entire job, often at your own expense. 3. Phantom damage. A contractor invents storm damage. Nicking sidewall or roof shingles with a screwdriver to mimic hail damage is one come-on. 4. Worsens damage. Contractors enlarge holes in a roof to increase their billings. Billing for phantom work is another ruse. 5. Pay your deductible. Offering to pay your insurance deductible is a con to lure your business. 6. Insurer go-between. The contractor elbows in as the go-between with your insurer. You lose control over your valuable claim. Six ways to “ ght back: 1. Avoid door-to-door drifters. Stick with reputable contractors based locally or in your region. 2. Verify license. Contact your state and local licensing agencies to ensure the contractor is licensed. 3. Contact local Better Business Bureau. See if the contractor has a history of complaints, and a BBB review. 4, Work with your insurance company & agent. Dont let the contractor do the talking. Work directly with your insurer and agent to ensure the repairs are done right and covered damages are paid. 5. Insist on a contract. Have a signed contract specifying exactly what work will be done, plus the price and repair schedule. 6. Watch for red ” ags. No business cards or referrals, cant show proof of workers compensation insurance or surety/performance bond. e six worst scams by contractors

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Page 6A – THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 www.thewakullanews.comMedart Area Crawfordville Area Sopchoppy Wakulla Worship Centers Coastal Wakulla Station Sunday School........................10 a.m. Sunday Worship ......................11 a.m. Evening Worship .......................6 p.m. Wednesday Service ..................7 p.m. & Youth Service ........................7 p.m. Royal Rangers ...........................7 p.m. Missionettes ..............................7 p.m. Ivan Assembly of God202 Ivan Church Road Crawfordville Pastor, Daniel Cooksey“Come & Worship With Us”926-IVAN(4826) Sopchoppy United Methodist ChurchSunday School 9:45 a.m. Worship 11 a.m.Pastor Kevin Hall850-962-2511 Pastor Vicar Bert MatlockChurch 926-7808 • Pre-School 926-5557Bible Class 9:00 a.m. Worship 10:00 a.m. Pre-School M-F (3-5 Years)Trinity Lutheran Church of Wakulla County Hwy. 98, Across from WHS Web site: Lutheransonline.com/trinityofwakulla Wakulla United Methodist ChurchSunday Contemporary Service 8:30 a.m. Sunday School for all ages 10 a.m. Sunday Worship 11 a.m.1584 Old Woodville Rd. Wakulla Station 421-5741 Pastor Susie Horner 8:30am Service9:30am Sunday School for Adults & Children10:30am Worship Service Nursery available850-745-8412 3383 Coastal HighwayChrist Church AnglicanThursday 10:30 am Adult Bible Study Wednesday 6:00 pm Supper and Children, Youth and Adult Bible ClassesThe Rev. John Spicer, RectorSunday Crawfordville United Methodist ChurchPastor Mike Shockley 926-7209 Ochlockonee & Arran Road Come Grow With UsŽ www.crawfordville-umc.orgSunday School 10:00 a.m. Worship 11:00 a.m. Pastor John S. Dunning (From Rhema Bible Training Center) www.ochcc.org Blood Bought Word Taught Spirit WroughtSpirit Life ChurchPentecostal 962-9000 Schedule of Services SUNDAY: Refreshments WEDNESDAY: and Adults 10:30am 11:00am Let the Bible Speakwww.OysterBayChurchofChrist.orgFind the Peace and Hope and Answers in these Troubling Times.1044 Shadeville Road • Crawfordville, Florida 32327 "the churches of Christ salute you" — Romans 16:16You’ve Got Bible Questions? We’ve Got Bible Answers 1st Ochlockonee BayUnited Methodist ChurchSunday Worship 9 a.m. Adult Sunday School 10:30 a.m.Pastor Kevin Hall(850) 984-0127 Sopchoppy Church Of ChristCorner of Winthrop & Byrd St.Sunday: Bible Study ...9:30 a.m. Worship ...................10:30 a.m. Evening Worship .............5 p.m. Wednesday: Bible Study ...7 p.m. Visitors are welcome! Home Bible Courses availableƒ please call for details, 962…2213 2889C Crawfordville Hwy 850.926.9308 bigbendhospice.org We’re Here to Share the Journey... Churchreligious views and events Church BriefsPicking a president OUT TO PASTORREV. JAMES L. SNYDER The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and I were casually sitting on the back porch enjoying our evening coffee together. Suddenly, the conversation turned to things political. This does not happen very often so at the moment I was a little surprised by this turn of current events. My wife does not spend much time keeping up with political news or events. Therefore, I was a little surprised when she made some comments in this area. It began when my wife said, Why is it every politician running for president insists that Washington is broken and they are just the ones to “ x it?Ž Well, she had me there. Most politicians worth their pork barrel payment have the audacity to believe they are political prophets able to see what is wrong with everything in this country, particularly those things in Washington, D.C. Not only can they see what is wrong but also they know the exact way to “ x it. However, no two solutions are alike. They look at Washington and view it as a “ xer-upper. Then they go around the country hammering away with the promise that they can “ x it and “ x it for good. All these politicians have “ xedŽ our government for sure, but not in the way they think. It is more along the line of when you take LuckyŽ to the veterinarian to have him “ xed. The results are the same in both situations. Then my wife made this observation. If these politicians are so all “ red up about “ xing problems, I would like to show them our plumbing problem.Ž Of course, what my good wife does not realize is politicians can only “ x hypothetical problems not real ones. And the more hypothetical the more eloquent they are in their speeches about it. Whenever you hear a politician waxing eloquent in his speech you always know you are listening to an airbag. It was my turn to astonish my wife. I have solved the mystery of picking the president of the United States,Ž I said rather arrogantly. I was waiting for her response. And I did not have to wait long. You what?Ž Then I laid out for her my scheme for picking the president. Its very simple. People pick a president about the same way they pick their nose.Ž I knew from her astonished look I would have to explain what I meant. But it is true, nevertheless, picking a president is like picking your nose. The “ rst thing is that nobody gets to select the nose they will have for the rest of their life unless of course they submit to plastic surgery. It is the same way nobody gets to choose the list of potential presidents they will have to decide on in the upcoming election. We all have to learn to live with the one or the other that has been given. Sad to say, in both areas, most of us have truly blown it. In this area of picking, some do it openly and unashamedly. They do not care who sees them or hears them for that matter. Of course, there are always those who deny they even have a nose let alone stooping to picking it in public. Some things, according to them, are better done in private, behind closed doors. Whoever invented closed doorsŽ has probably done society more bene“ t than any other invention. I must admit with some people it is quite hard to ignore the fact that they have a nose. It is the most prominent feature of his or her face but everybody has the right to live in the wonderful land of denial. Then I come to the more technical aspects of this matter of picking. Some prefer the left over the right while others prefer the right over the left. Then of course there are those who do both at the same time confusing everybody watching them. It is very confusing talking with these people because one time they are on one side and the next time they are on the other side. I know both sides are equally signi“ cant but I hate being confused. These, I think, would be called equal opportunity pickers.Ž They do not prefer one side to the other but both sides, in their opinion, is good. It is hard to argue with logic like that. It is the same kind of logic that your wife uses when she asked you, Does this dress make me look fat?Ž No matter if you are picking the president of the United States or your nose, you always end up with the same thing. There is only one selecting process that is devoid of any frustration at all. Jesus mentioned it, Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.Ž (John 15:16 KJV). Gods choice has eternal ramifications.Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship in Ocala. Call him at (866) 552-2543 or email jamessnyder2@att.net.  Open mic night at Pioneer Baptist on Aug. 31 Pioneer Baptist Church will host a community-wide “Open Microphone Gospel Sing” on Friday, Aug. 31, at 7 p.m. Anyone who enjoys singing or playing gospel music is invited to participate. Others who enjoy listening are encouraged to attend and have a blessed night of worship through music. There is no charge for the concert. Pioneer Baptist Church is located at 486 Beechwood Drive. The church is located four miles east of Crawfordville, just north of the Dr. MLK Jr. Memorial Road and the Spring Creek Highway intersection. Call Pastor Dennis Hall at 878-5224 for more information. We hope to see you. Chaires UMC to host craft show-baked goods sale Craft show baked goods cook out, sponsored by the United Methodist Women of Chaires, will be held at Chaires UMC on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vendors are welcome. The church is located at 9243 Parkhill Road in Tallahassee. For more information, call (850) 2199361.Special to The NewsThis summer marks 50 years since the Supreme Court ruling that effectively banned of“ cial prayers in public schools. Ever since, wave after wave of proposed bills and amendments have sought to undo that ruling … or at least circumvent it. And now, a former minister says prayer as government-sanctioned religious training never had a place in public school classrooms anyway. Students are free to pray, individually, to their hearts content, says former minister and NASA engineer Charlie Webster, author of Revitalizing ChristianityŽ (www.NewCenturyMinistries.com). If we as Christians are looking to the government to instill biblical values in our youngest citizens, then were in bad shape,Ž says Webster. Any time the church wants the state to teach morality and biblical matters, were de“ nitely on the wrong path.Ž After working as an executive for the space shuttle program, Webster earned a masters degree in New Testament studies and taught that subject at the college level. He offers a list of reasons why official school prayer could never be a good source of religious training, including: € Religious pluralism: America is a melting pot of nationalities, cultures, ideas and especially religions. If we did allow the reading of sacred writings and public prayers in schools, we Christians want to think that they would always be compatible with our beliefs,Ž he says. But in this country, government must give equal time to all religions within a community. It would be extremely dif“ cult … if not impossible … for schools to provide meaningful training for all the religions represented by their students.Ž € Differences in the specifics: Even among Christians, different groups have disparate beliefs, customs and viewpoints. Again, there are too many to expect schools to address each in a meaningful way. € Prayer in school was largely ignored: I know because I was one of those who joined my classmates in ignoring them,Ž Webster says. € Pews rising unaf“ liatedŽ percentage: In addition to religious variety, the Pew Research Center shows that more than 16 percent of 35,000 polled Americans check the unaffiliatedŽ box. They include atheists, agnostics and those who believe in nothing in particular. Whether non-believers are teachers or students, Webster says, their presence would present a number of dilemmas if of“ cial school prayer were sanctioned. The truth is that it was not what happened in schools that affected the moral “ ber of this country; it was what happened in homes and churches,Ž Webster says. Today, comparatively few Christian homes devote a signi“ cant amount of time to religious training, and more and more the same is true of churches.Ž Nowadays, many churches have resorted to gimmicks in an effort to draw in more followers, he says. These attempts do more to distract from the Christian message than promote it, Webster says, and government-based policies have much the same effect. Instead of trying to “ nd a political solution, we need to do our own jobs,Ž he says. If all Christians did that, any political decision would be of no signi“ cance at all. The world is starving for what we as Christians are supposed to have, but weve left it behind.ŽCharlie Webster is a former minister with bachelors and masters degrees in biblical studies, He is currently an engineer for NASA.Bible scholar says its time to accept school prayer ruling

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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 – Page 7AObituaries Carvas Broadway Walter Eugene Davis John Henry ‘Bob’ Shivers Louis Andrew ‘Louie’ Sutton Sr.Carvas Broadway, 73, died at his home in Clayton, Ala. He was born June 26, 1939, in Bellwood, La. He was a cable-splicer for a Tallahassee phone company before his retirement. He is survived by his beloved wife, Victoria VickiŽ; and four children, Duane (Patricia) Broadway, David (Theresa) Broadway, Shelia Broadway and Donna Broadway Dickens (Daniel); and “ ve grandchildren. A memorial service was held Aug. 27 at the Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Eufala, Ala. Memorial donations in his name can be made to the U.S. Wounded Warriors. John Henry Shivers, better known as BobŽ to friends and family, was born Aug. 1, 1931. in Colquitt County, Ga., into a family of sharecroppers. He worked on farms in South Georgia when growing up, on one of which he met the love of his life, Betty Powell. On Oct. 15, 1949, Bob and Betty were married and eventually left the farm life and moved to Jacksonville where they started a family and became employed in the construction industry. He came to work for Acousti Engineering Company of Florida. He was transferred to Tallahassee in 1960 to assist in opening and managing a branch of“ ce for Acousti, where he worked until he became disabled in 1977 and could no longer work. Bob was predeceased by his parents, J.B. and Abby Shivers; two brothers, Roy Shivers and Maurice Shivers; one sister, Joanne Weatherington; his “ rst-born son, Russell; a granddaughter, Rachael Shivers; a great-grandson, Landon Green;, his brother-in-law Windell Powell; and his mother and father-in-law, John S. and Eva Powell. Bob loved his family and the Lord. He loved to camp, “ sh, hunt, play with the grandkids and visit with friends and share stories of his younger days, but most of all, spend time with his wife. Bob leaves behind a loving family, his wife of 63 years, Betty Sue Shivers; sons, Gary Shivers and wife Rita of Woodville, Wesley Shivers and wife Vanessa of Crawfordville and Calvin Shivers and Ann of Crawfordville; and his only daughter, Lavonne Greene and husband Rick of Crawfordville; one sister, Geneva Hunter and husband Charlie of South Carolina; two brothers-in-law, Ray Powell and wife Polly, and Raleigh Weatherington, both of Jacksonville; one sister-in-law, Mavis Powell of Tallahassee; 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. The funeral was held on Saturday, Aug. 25, at Abbey Funeral Home with interment at Tallahassee Memory Gardens. The family received friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 24, at the funeral home. In lieu of ” owers, donations may be made to Southwood Baptist Church, The Lighthouse Childrens Home or Big Bend Hospice. Online condolences at www.abbeyfh.com. Walter Eugene Davis, 73, of Crawfordville, died Tuesday Aug. 21. He was employed in the construction industry. He was a resident of Crawfordville for 50 years. Survivors include his mother, Martha Davis of Crawfordville; a sister, Judie Davis of Crawfordville; three brothers, Jeffrey Davis and wife Sandra, Dennis Davis and Rodney Davis and wife Donna, all of Crawfordville; and many loving nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his father, Charles Davis; one sister, Beth Shelley; and one brother, Curtis Davis. A memorial gathering will be held Sept. 15 at his home from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Bevis Funeral Home,Harvey-Young Chapel is in charge of arrangements (850-926-3333) or www.bevisfh.comWalter Eugene Davis Louis Andrew ‘Louie’ Sutton Sr. John Henry ‘Bob’ Shivers Carvas Broadway Louis Andrew LouieŽ Sutton Sr., 82, of Tallahassee, died on Sunday, Aug. 26, at the home of his daughter at Mysterious Waters on the Wakulla River in Wakulla County. He was a native of Cairo, Ga., and a longtime resident of Tallahassee. He was a construction superintendent for numerous area construction companies. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, Sept. 9, at 3 p.m. at Shiloh Farms, 1500 Benjamin Chaires Road in Tallahassee. A reception will follow the service. The preferred dress is boots and jeans. Memorial donations may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee FL 32308. Survivors include two daughters, Patricia Robb (Merle) of Crawfordville and Frances Louise Hosford of Tallahassee; three sons, John Louis Sutton of Crawfordville, Yancey Marion Sutton (Caroline) of Tallahassee and Louis Andrew Sutton Jr. (Mina) also of Crawfordville; 13 grandchildren; and “ ve great-grandchildren. He is also survived by the mother of his children, Jane Yancey Sutton, and friends galore.Ž Bevis Funeral Home of Tallahassee (850/385-2193 or www.bevisfh.com) is assisting the Sutton family.Special to The NewsThe St. Marks Yacht Club will host Dr. Felicia Coleman, Director of the FSU Coastal and Marine Laboratory as its featured guest at the Clubs Up Close and Personal Spotlight Event on Saturday, Sept. 8 at 7:30 p.m. In a conversational-style interview led by Dr. Betty Ann Korzenny, Adjunct Professor, Florida State University, School of Communication, she and Coleman will discuss what influenced Coleman to pursue her study of sea life, and the local and international impact of the Laboratorys research. Dr. Coleman, with her nationally recognized expertise in marine ecology and reef fish research in our Gulf waters promises to be a fascinating Spotlight Guest,Ž says Korzenny. Coleman received her PhD in Biological Science in 1991 at FSU and currently serves as the FSU labs director and as the Chief Scientist for the universitys new Deep-C Consortium. This Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative is funded for $20 million by BP to study the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Coleman also plays a role in the regulatory arena to ensure that science helps guide management and conservation decisions involving marine systems. To gain an insiders view into the St. Teresa laboratory, its specialized boats, divers, research, education, and how the public can have access, please plan to attend. There will be light refreshments for the meet and greetŽ early in the evening and time for questions and discussion with the speaker. The Club is located at 36 Yacht Club Lane, St. Marks, Florida, 32355. Though the evening is free, seating is limited, so reservations should be made by calling 850 9256606. The public is invited. 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Page 8A – THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 www.thewakullanews.comhappenings CommunityConner Sexton will celebrate his “ rst birthday on Aug. 31. He was born on August 31, 2011, at 12:25 p.m. at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. He is the son of Will and Kelly of Crawfordville. He has a big brother Liam. Happy “ rst birthday, Conner Conner Sexton Special to The NewsMeet Us at the MuseumŽ is de“ nitely a theme of the Wakulla County Historical Society this month because it has a lot going on, but theres always room for another person, place, thing or activity. One of these events is the Genealogy Group which will meet on Sept. 6 at 6:30 p.m. Carolyn Harveys enthusiasm for genealogy is infectious. History is fun, important, and so much more than just who is akin to whom. The group is going to tour the courthouse archives with Clerk of Court Brent Thurmond. There is also a yard sale scheduled for Sept. 8 at 8 a.m. Everything from utensils to vehicles will be on the lawn. Historical Society President Cathy Frank said that donations for the sale are being accepted during museum hours. Member Jim Calhoun hopes to make a monetary donation to the society from the sale of a one-ton dump truck, a partially restored 1950 Dodge Coronet, and two gas powered generators. While browsing the yard sale, one can also “ nd gifts at the Old Jail Gift Shop located at the Museum and Archives. Volunteers open the Museum on Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and have recently started opening on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Arlene Vause coordinates volunteers for the many and varied tasks and said, Whatever one enjoys doing is helpful.Ž The societys September program will be held on Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. at the library and will feature guest speaker Betty Green, a former school teacher and local historian. The name of her presentation is Readin, Writin, and Rithmetic taught to the tune of a hickory stick.Ž Green said it pertains to Wakulla County schools in the “ rst half of the 20th century. She will share wonderful stories and pictures from the little community schools. Historical Society programs are the second Tuesday of each month running September through May. Generally, these meetings are at the Wakulla County Public Library. Another project the historical society is working on is the Heritage Village Park. For 21 years, volunteers of the Historical Society have worked to collect, preserve, exhibit and interpret history of the Wakulla County area. History never gets old to us,Ž said Frank, We love to showcase the museum.Ž A couple of exhibits are permanent, but most rotate in six-month cycles. Society members cant stop talking about their dream of a Heritage Village becoming reality on 40-acres near the Zion Hill church, thanks to the Boynton Family. Its where they intend to preserve and demonstrate lifestyles of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Contact the Wakulla County Historical Society Museum and Archives by stopping by at 24 High Drive in Crawfordville, by email at 24research@gmail.com, on its facebook page, its website at wakullahistoricalsociety.wordpress.com, or call 926-1110.Historical society has several upcoming events The speaker for the historical societys September program is historian Betty Green.SPECIAL TO THE NEWS Special to The NewsRandall Big Daddy Webster performs in concert with special guest Chris Robbins on Sept. 1 at 8 p.m. at Posh Java in Sopchoppy. Webster brings his sizzling ministry of original Blues peppered with soul, jazz and life back to Posh Java for the third time. Hell debut several new tunes form his upcoming CD The Fingerprint of Blues,Ž plus hell unleash tunes from his vast catalog of original music. Special Guest Chris Robbins will sit in on harp. Webster has more than 25 years performing his original music. He completed his 53 international tour covering 28 countries through the years. He brings a world view of Blues built on its indigenous African-American heritage. Seating is limited so call or email for reservations now: (850) 962-1010 and poshjava@gmail.com. Big Daddy performs at PoshRandall Big DaddyŽ Webster Planning for 2013 Wild About Wakulla has begunBy MADELEINE CARRSpecial to The NewsThe 2013 Wild About Wakulla destination showcase for Wakulla County has been launched. Affiliates with a business interest in promoting the showcase met Aug. 22. Discussions centered on the objectives of the business plan and how to meet its “ ve goals. Jeff Hugo, Florida State Parks Services Specialist and organizer of one of the repeat events at Wakulla Springs, announced the dates for Wild About Wakulla. All events will fall between April 12 and April 21. The two big anchors are Sopchoppys Worm Gruntin Festival, April 13, and the Wildlife Festival at the springs on April 20,Ž Hugo said. The showcase is envisioned to strengthen Wakulla County as a geotourism destination. The business plan calls for all public and private entities interested in achieving this vision to contribute ideas. Members who attended the “ rst planning meeting for next years showcase also included the St. Marks Waterfront representatives, Palmetto Expeditions, Wakulla County Historical Society, The Wakulla News and historian Madeleine Carr. Before the next meeting on Nov. 14, the consortium will encourage community businesses to af“ liate themselves with this annual showcase. The purpose is to inspire residents and visitors to actions that will benefit the well-being of individuals and the community. St. Marks, Sopchoppy, and Panacea each present one-day events in their communities. New for 2013 will be a spotlight on Crawfordville with a street party on April 19. The consortium is a loose af“ liation of public and private entities. Each af“ liate is responsible for planning, implementing and advertising its contribution. The group believes that it is possible to double attendance at a Panacea event with the inclusion of area artists and a special interpretive event at Mineral Springs Park. Some in the group will be offering a promotional package to regional tour operators. The business plans purpose is to achieve an 80% occupancy rate at area hotels and to establish a marketing base for repeat visitation. Another goal is to double local af“ liate participation over this years spring event. Consortium affiliates should view this as a positive experience,Ž Hugo said. Their pride of ownership in Wakulla County will be shown in their involvement in one or all of the planned events.Ž To participate and arrange for logos and information: Worm Gruntin Festival: Bill Lowrie, billlowrie@ embarqmail.com; Panacea: Sherrie Posey-Miller, sposeymiller@embarqmail. com; St. Marks: Billy Bishop, hanggangwallpaper@embarqmail.com; Palmetto Expeditions: Cynthia Paulson, Wakulla@palmettoexpeditions.com; Wakulla County Historical Society: Cal Jamison, caljamison@msn.com; Crawfordville: Madeleine Carr, carrmadeleine@yahoo. com and Lynda Kinsey, lkinsey@thewakullanews. net, Wakulla Springs: Jeff Hugo, Jeffrey.Hugo@dep. state.” .us. 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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 – Page 9Aeducation news from local schools School Experts predict that within 100 years, natural lands and water resources will become scarce. Climate change will irreversibly alter the planet. And the habitats that support all life could be lost forever. Support our mission to protect the future of our natural world. To make a difference that lasts, join The Nature Conservancy. Log onto www.nature.org today or call (800) 842-8905.Piney Grove Preserve located in Virginia. the EATIN’ path… OFF Your Guide to Area Restaurants and Catering Bob DonawayJuly 2012 Winner His name was drawn fromMy wife and I have been entering in the Off the Eatin Path since the program “rst began. She has won once and now I am a winner too! Thank You!Ž OFF The Eatin’ Path Entry Form Please drop off form at any participating Eatin’ Place Name _____________________________________ Address ___________________________________ __________________________________________ City ______________________________________ State __________Zip _______________________ Phone ____________________________________ e-mail _____________________________________One Winner!One Meal from Every RestaurantCoastal RestaurantHome of the All-U-Can Eat Seafood & Chicken l a t nt n Deli Deli Congratulations Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor ank You So Much! Employee and administrators of the year are recognized by school board Wakulla County Schools Administrators of the Year and Employee of the Year are recognized at Aug. 20 School Board Meeting. The district-level Administrator of the Year was Superintendent David Miller; School-level Administrators of the Year were Jackie High and Melinda Young, Riversink Elementary School principal and assistant principal; and Employee of the Year was Larry Shiver, Wakulla Middle School operation foreman.PHOTOS SPECIAL TO THE NEWS WHS grads exceed state in ACT scores By BETH ODONNELLAssistant SuperintendentWakulla High Schools Senior Class of 2012 outscored their counterparts in Florida on the American College Test (ACT) in all areas tested: English, mathematics, reading, science and the composite score. This is one of the tests used for college entrance. The number of WHS seniors taking the ACT has increased over the past two years from 129 students in 2010 to 147 in 2012. More participation is partly due to WHS offering the ACT on the WHS campus twice a year instead of students having to drive to Tallahassee. In addition, students are encouraged to take the ACT and/or the SAT (Scholastic Assessment Test) in order to broaden their options for after high school. On the ACT, WHS students averaged 19.2 in English (state 18.9). In mathematics, WHS was at 20.5 (state 20.0). WHS reading scores averaged 20.8 (state 20.5). WHS science scores came in at 20.0 (state 19.3). The overall composite score for WHS graduates was 20.2 (state 19.8). WHS students who completed the highest sequence of math courses while in high school, including Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Pre-Calculus and Advanced Placement Calculus, averaged an ACT math score of 28.0 over the state average of 22.6. Students can prepare for doing well on the ACT and on other college entrance exams by taking advantage of the rigorous curricula offered at Wakulla High School such as Advanced Placement and college dual enrollment courses. Advanced Placement courses are high school classes taught at a challenging college level with an internationally recognized standardized test at the end of the course. Students earn high school credits and can also earn college credits through the AP tests. WHS offerings include AP Calculus; AP Biology; AP Psychology; AP English Language and Composition; AP English Literature and Composition; AP United States History; AP United States Government; AP Macroeconomics; AP World History; AP Art History; AP Environmental Science; and AP Statistics. New for 20122013 is AP Computer Science. The rigor of our Advanced Placement classes and dual enrollment college courses available to WHS students is essential to increase students readiness for college and careers,Ž said Superintendent David Miller. As our College Board representative Brian Barnes notes, College may not be for everyone but knowledge is. We want our Wakulla students to be competitive with any student from any other district, state, or country, no matter what career path they choose.Ž Wakulla High School has increased information and awareness efforts, including parent nights several times a year and mail outs showing the potential of students to succeed in Advanced Placement classes. Students will be better prepared to score higher on the ACT and on the SAT if they have chosen a challenging course of studies. Most importantly, they will be better prepared to succeed in college and in their careers. For more information on taking the ACT or the SAT, contact the Wakulla High School Guidance Department at 926-2221 or WHS Assistant Principal of Curriculum Sunny Chancy at 926-7125 (sunny.chancy@ wcsb.us). Free resources available to elementary teachers Special to The NewsFloridas elementary school teachers have free resources available to support the states transition to Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in 2013-14. Following the successful CCSS Summer Institutes for educators, the Department has released the CCSS Professional Development Toolkits for English Language Arts for grades K-5. The helpful toolkits are available online and may be used by teachers as they explore the new curriculum and create their English Language Arts lesson plans around the new standards. I am excited that our teachers have great tools at their “ ngertips to ensure that Floridas transition to Common Core State Standards continues smoothly,Ž said Deputy K-12 Chancellor Mary Jane Tappen. It is incredibly important that our educators are prepared to help students master the rigorous new material in years to come and high-quality professional development will continue to be a priority as we move forward with Common Core State Standards. I encourage our teachers to take advantage of these outstanding resources.Ž The English Language Arts toolkits for grades K-5 include student activities, teaching strategies, formative assessment and lesson study materials. The purpose of the toolkit is to provide Floridas educators with the focused resources they need to support the implementation of the new standards in instruction, development of formative assessments, and integration of these into the lesson study cycle. During the next year, similar toolkit resources will be available to Floridas K-8 teachers in the areas of Reading for Information, Reading Literary Text, Writing, Speaking & Listening, and Language. School news: Email your school news and announcements to jjensen@thewakullanews.net. Submissions are edited for style, clarity and grammar and run when space becomes available.

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Well, we dodged the bullet again on Isaac. On Friday, it looked as if it was going to hit us head on. I dont believe I have ever seen as many golf carts and boats being taken out of Shell Point and Oyster Bay as I saw on Saturday and Sunday. Fortunately for us, and unfortunately for those to the west, it took a more westward course than they thought. Also I think everyone was thinking about how bad Dennis was down here. When tropical storm Debby passed, it did nothing to our “ shing except push a lot of bait into our area and make “ shing better. Hopefully this will be the case again with Isaac. By the weekend they are calling for light winds and of course possible thunderstorms, so “ shing may be good by then. Fishing over around St. George continues to be good in the bay for reds and trout. Big reds and some nice flounder are being caught in the cut using live bait on the bottom. Whiting, trout and reds can be caught in the surf using cut bait or shrimp. The Dry Bar is also holding lots of trout. Use the Gulp or live bait for the best results. Plenty of reds are being caught around the docks along Highway 98 over at Lanark. Dog Island Reef and Turkey Point Shoals are also producing plenty of “ sh. Capt. David Fife has been catching some nice trout and reds in the Oyster Bay area. He “ shed one day last week and got a limit of trout and released a 31 inch red. He was using a Gulp under a Cajun Thunder and “ shing in about 3 feet of water. He had a charter Thursday and wasnt able to get started until 12:30 due to the rain in the morning. He went to a spot where he typically catches silver trout and he said they caught 20 real nice ones using a New Penny Gulp on the bottom. They “ nished up the day catching three nice speckled trout and three red“ sh. Dr. Phil Shark and Dr. Joe Camps fished out of Shell Point on Saturday and caught lots of small trout on the ” ats and then “ shed the long bar out in front of Shell Point and caught two big trout and three nice reds. Phil typically “ shes just the Gulp but this time Joe brought down some live shrimp. Guess what they caught the two big trout and reds on? You got it -live shrimp! Jeff May from Carrolton, Ga., “ shed with Alan Lamarche on Friday and they came in with some nice grouper and a box full of grunts and big sea bass. They “ shed with live pin“ sh and cigar minnows on the bottom. I “ shed a new spot two days last week and caught some really nice trout and reds using the Gulp under a Cajun Thunder. I had a charter on Saturday and was really looking forward to trying it again and naturally the wind blew out of the east and things changed. I went there three times that day and caught nothing. We did catch about 40 speckled trout out near the Shell Point Reef but all of them were small. I decided if they were going to take any fish home we were going to have to look for silver trout. Fortunately, the spot we went to was loaded up with them and they caught “ sh or got a bite on every cast for a couple of hours. We probably caught 50 and kept several dozen of the biggest ones. They do pull hard and are fun when they are biting that fast. We caught everything on a New Penny Grub. Fishing should get better and better as the weather cools down and look for red “ shing to get very good. Look for the Spanish to start heading back south and that can make for some exciting and fast fishing when you can find them schooled up. With all the bait around, just look for the birds diving. The Kevins Seatrout Shootout will be held Sept. 16. You can launch anywhere and weigh-in will be at Jerrys Bait and Tackle on Woodville Highway. The heaviest string of “ ve trout between 15 and 20 inches will take first place and prizes will also be paid for biggest trout, biggest red and red with most spots. Go to www.seatroutshootout. com for more information and to register. Scallop season is still open and at a meeting of the FWC back in the early summer it was decided to leave the season open through Sept. 24. Several of our neighbors went last week on a real low tide and got their limit in about an hour. He said the water was clear and they were just laying on top of the grass. Remember to know your limits and be careful out there. Good luck and good “ shing! Page 10A – THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 www.thewakullanews.comoutdoor sports and shing reports OutdoorsIve been writing about the stout-bodied pit vipers in our area. All are very poisonous and have the characteristic swallow jawsŽ where the venom gland lies. The only other dangerously venomous snake locally is the Eastern Coral Snake (Micrurus fulvius fulvius), which does NOT have a particularly swallow head or as stout a body, but instead a slender one that has been known to reach nearly four feet in length. These are one of the strikingly colorful creatures on earth, being a vivid red, yellow and black, and rather than being striped as a garter snake they are ringed … the rings going completely around them. In our Big Bend area there are two mimics of the Coral normally about the same length as a Coral and similar in pattern though the colors are arranged differently. One, the Scarlet King Snake, has, like the Coral, rings completely around it. and reaches two to four feet in length, and the other, the Scarlet Snake, rarely gets two feet long, and the rings are interrupted on the underside by a cream colored belly, hence the rings should really, on this species, be called bands.Ž Both of these mimics have a fairly pointed snout that is reddish in front of the eyes. Corals in the southeast were called Harlequin Snakes because they in turn mimicked the clowns of deathŽ in Shakespeares plays who wore black masks, and that is the key to remembering which is the true Coral, for only the Coral in the southeastern United States has black in front of the eyes. There are 65 recognized species of Corals in the New World, mostly in Central and South America, and their patterns vary widely, some are even without pattern. If it is red, black and yellow it might be a Coral. If it has those colors and has a black nose, it is! The “ xed large fangs of our Coral are in the anterior part of the mouth or basically front. (Some species though are rear fanged.) Corals feed a lot on smaller cold blooded prey like small lizards and other burying snakes, which they “ nd asthey plow through leaf and pine needle litter. So like the Cottonmouth Moccasin, which also feeds a lot on cold blooded prey, they have a neurotoxic venom that paralyzes fairly fast, and to make sure the prey doesnt escape till the venom kicks in they will hold on to their prey! If you were handling a Coral and it managed to bite you, it would hold on and chewŽ the venom in! At “ rst you would not feel much pain, but within a couple of hours your respiratory system would start to fail. If you were to die -and that is extremely rare -you would basically suffocate. Fortunately less than one percent of venomous snake bites in North America per year are from the Coral. Any normal person being bitten would instinctively ” ing the snake off them and as a result normally not get a lethal dosage. But the potency of their venom per drop is horri“ c, as they are related to the Crates, Mambas, sea snakes, cobras, etc., all which are notorious for being deadly. So if you are cleaning up an old wood pile, raking up under a Southern Magnolia or cleaning up after a tropical storm and detect a shiny red, black and yellow snake do not push your luck! Production of Coral Snake anti-venom is so expensive it has been stopped. The current anti-venom stocks in the U.S expired in 2010. Other countries have Coral Snake anti-venoms, but the costs involved in getting their anti-venoms licensed in the U.S. is prohibitive. I have seen two wild Corals in Wakulla County, one across from Gulf Coast Lumber, and one at the intersection of Forest Road 13 and Highway 375. That one Patti and I saw last year. We got out of the car to see it, and it promptly crawled off the road and in seconds disappeared in the pine needles. We felt very fortunate to see it!Wakulla Wildlife BY GEORGE WEYMOUTH From The DockBY CAPT. JODY CAMPBELL Local poisonous snakes include the Eastern Coral As it cools, shing should be getting better and better SCOREFEDERALCREDIT UNION Contact any of our three locations: Mahan Of“ce (850) 488-1015 North Monroe Of“ce (850) 562-6702 Crawfordville Of“ce (850) 926-1960Visit us at www.scorefcu.com SPECIAL! AUTO REFINANCE REDUCE YOUR INTEREST RATE BY UP TO 2%!!! New and Used auto rates as low as 2.5% for quali“ed applicants.Offer subject to credit approval, membership eligibility and ”oor rate of 2.5% Bonnet Creek Fall Retreat From $179 per night Includes a $50 daily Resort Credit and daily self-parking For reservations call 888-208-7440. Ask for promotion code BCFT. 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Isaac has been a name many if not all in the Gulf Coast have become familiar with this past week. While so many raced to get supplies for the storm, there is a lot that can be done to prepare before it is too late. The National Hurricane Center reminds all of us that history teaches that a lack of hurricane awareness and preparation are common threads among all major hurricane disasters. By knowing your vulnerability and what actions you should take, you can reduce the effects of a hurricane disaster. There are several things you can do to prepare yourself in the event that a storm is heading our way. Semper Paratus (always ready) is the Coast Guard motto! First it is important to know what your risk is. Are you in a ” ood prone area or at risk if high winds and surge hit us? Securing outdoor items and using tie down straps for buildings that could be moved off their foundations is great prevention. If you are close to the coast, it is important to pay attention to the forecast as we are very limited in our routes inland. If you choose to stay home, be ready with plenty of water, non-perishable foods, battery operated lighting and a battery operated radio. If you use a candle or other “ re, “ re crews may have a very hard time getting to you if it were to get out of hand. Medication and cash on hand are also important things to consider. Try to keep at least a week of medication handy so that you have enough to make it through until stores are able to re-open. In the event of a power loss, cash may be the only ability you have to get things you may need. A good emergency coffee can fund is never a bad idea. You may also want to keep paper copies of your insurance policies and other important papers in a zip lock just in case it is needed. In addition to taking care of yourself and your family, pets are another important consideration in being prepared. Be sure to have extra water and food for them as well. While this may seem like we cover the same things each year, and sometimes more than once, it is in most peoples nature to think that we have been spared so far, and there is no need to be overly prepared. We are often lucky to have more than 24 hours warning when a hurricane, tropical storm or depression is heading our way. However as we look back at the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, it is a stark reminder that things can and do change fast with storms. You can download the National Weather Service preparedness brochure from www.nws.noaa.gov/om/ brochures/hurr.pdf. As Sherrie says, Safe Boating is no Accident … and neither is weathering a storm safely. You can never be too prepared. www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 – Page 11Aa peek into life on and under the water Water Ways Water Ways Coast Guard Station Panama City ......................................................... (850) 234-4228 Coast Guard Station Yankeetown .......................................................... (352) 447-6900 Coast Guard Auxiliary St. Marks (Flotilla 12) ........................................... (850) 942-7500 or ............................................................................(850) 284-1166 Boating Emergencies Coast Guard Auxiliary ReportsBy Carolyn Brown Treadon AUXILIARY U.S.COAST GUARD UnderwaterWakullaBy Gregg Stanton Watch for manatees on Labor Day SPECIAL TO THE NEWSSatellite photo of Tropical Storm Isaac in the Gulf on Tuesday morning. The Storm. Hurricane Isaac has everyones attention right now, mine included. Over the last week, my daughter and I have been preparing for its visit by doing facility repairs and shutters in Panama City and Crawfordville. My daughter was quick to point out she missed the social interactions that surround an impending hurricane when she attended college in Rhode Island. We often visit others in support of everyones mutual crisis. My wife observed many of the honey-do items also get done in this crisis period! And the hurricane party (hosting friends living in evacuated areas) if the storm actually hits us, is a well known Wakulla tradition. In the middle of this frantic hard work, we chanced upon a Saturday lunch with a seldom-seen friend. At the time, the storm was due to strike close by and in a few days, yet we all met for hot dogs at a favorite waterfront place. They have a son the age of my daughter, both electrical engineers at the end of their college experience and in search of employment. We parents are at the other end of the work force experience, so the polar topics covered were entertaining. The young adults saw the storm as exciting, refreshing and full of new opportunity. The parents saw the storm as foreboding, inevitable and something traditionally old. John saw into a future where past technology ful“ lled future needs. That happens to be my companys motto Back to the FutureŽ where we teach rebreather skills using old toolsŽ in new ways. Everyone had much to contribute on this topic, being mostly engineers. Bill Stones Wakulla deco habitat reborn as an escape pod, reduced helium use by using cost saving semi-closed technology, or just the use of a hydraulic ram off a “ shing boat as a depth compensating controller on a tow sled. We found recreational technical divers have already met goals set by the professional diving community of two hours below 300 feet, so the bar must now be extended. His wife observed the many human and other animal interactions not normally expected, such as squirrels bonding with human families. They have a pet squirrel that simply wont move away. The squirrel chatters at anyone who interferes with her almond treats. She even tries to hide almonds in her adopted familys hair. I recalled an encounter I had under the Antarctic ice, when a familiar 2-year-old Weddel Seal that occupied our shared hole in the ice had issues. Only one of us could “ t in the hole at a time. We could get him to move out by sitting in the hole and removing our “ n (imagine watching someone removing their foot from their leg). But underwater, I had no such opportunity. So I reached up and tugged on his ” ipper one day, then pulled away and awaited a great picture opportunity. Down he came, I took the picture, and while I was distracted with the camera, up he came from below to grasp me in a full body embrace. With mouth open, he planted several teeth marks in rapid succession on my mask plate, and then casually left me as if to say, dont do that again. The next day we were all friends again. After three hours at lunch, with food long gone, we came to our senses that we had more work to do, and dropped back into our frantic work mode. But during that respite lunch, we ventured away from the storm and much beyond the realm of the immediate. This storm related social encounter put the crisis into perspective as a passing anomaly in a much larger context brought out by sharing experiences we call life.Special to The News If boating is in the plans this long Labor Day weekend, Save the Manatee Club urges practicing safety firstŽ for the well-being of fellow boaters, endangered manatees, and other aquatic wildlife and natural resources. Collisions with boats continue to be the leading known cause of manatee injuries and deaths. In the past “ ve years, the number of watercraftrelated deaths from January to July has remained relatively the same,Ž says Save the Manatee Clubs staff biologist, Courtney Edwards. Since manatees must surface to breathe and they prefer shallow waters, the Club reminds boaters to observe all manatee speed zones and caution areas in manatee habitat to reduce the risk of boating collisions with these marine mammals, and to reduce the number of watercraftrelated manatee injuries and deaths. Report manatee zone violations and manatee injuries to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) by calling the hotline at 1-888404-3922. Save the Manatee Club encourages boaters to be proactive by using the Clubs free yellow public awareness banners that state, Please Slow: Manatees Below.Ž The banners alert other boaters to manatees in the area. Ninety percent of Floridas manatees bear scars from collisions with one or more motorized vessels. Free shoreline property signs and weatherproof boat decals are also available from Save the Manatee Club. They encourage boaters to slow down and feature the FWC hotline number for reporting injured manatees. Boaters can also request a Boating Safety PacketŽ which contains the boat decal and a newly designed waterproof card that was created in conjunction with the FWC and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Laminated with a hole in the corner so it can be easily hung and kept on board any vessel, the waterway card features simple tips to protect manatees and contain multiple color photos depicting how to spot manatees in the water and how to obey posted speed zones, because a picture really can be worth a thousand words when trying to explain these important issues to the public. Requests for the free banners, signs, decals, and Boater Safety Packets can be sent via e-mail to education@savethemanatee. org or by calling toll free at 1-800-432-JOIN (5646). If you see an injured, dead, tagged or orphaned manatee, or a manatee who is being harassed, call the FWC hotline at 1-888-404FWCC (3922) or #FWC or *FWC on cellular phones, or use VHF Channel 16 on marine radios. Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday gp Thu Aug 30, 12 Fri Aug 31, 12 Sat Sep 1, 12 Sun Sep 2, 12 Mon Sep 3, 12 Tue Sep 4, 12 Wed Sep 5, 12 Date 3.5 ft. 2:12 AM 3.7 ft. 2:43 AM 3.7 ft. 3:12 AM 3.8 ft. 3:39 AM 3.8 ft. 4:03 AM 3.8 ft. 4:26 AM 3.7 ft. 4:50 AM High 1.1 ft. 7:52 AM 0.8 ft. 8:35 AM 0.6 ft. 9:14 AM 0.5 ft. 9:51 AM 0.5 ft. 10:27 AM 0.5 ft. 11:03 AM 0.7 ft. 11:40 AM Low 4.1 ft. 2:08 PM 4.1 ft. 2:50 PM 4.0 ft. 3:29 PM 3.9 ft. 4:06 PM 3.7 ft. 4:42 PM 3.5 ft. 5:18 PM 3.2 ft. 5:59 PM High 0.3 ft. 8:40 PM 0.4 ft. 9:12 PM 0.6 ft. 9:40 PM 0.8 ft. 10:06 PM 1.0 ft. 10:31 PM 1.3 ft. 10:57 PM 1.5 ft. 11:25 PM Low Thu Aug 30, 12 Fri Aug 31, 12 Sat Sep 1, 12 Sun Sep 2, 12 Mon Sep 3, 12 Tue Sep 4, 12 Wed Sep 5, 12 Date 3.6 ft. 2:09 AM 3.7 ft. 2:40 AM 3.8 ft. 3:09 AM 3.9 ft. 3:36 AM 3.9 ft. 4:00 AM 3.9 ft. 4:23 AM 3.8 ft. 4:47 AM High 1.2 ft. 7:49 AM 0.9 ft. 8:32 AM 0.7 ft. 9:11 AM 0.6 ft. 9:48 AM 0.5 ft. 10:24 AM 0.6 ft. 11:00 AM 0.7 ft. 11:37 AM Low 4.2 ft. 2:05 PM 4.2 ft. 2:47 PM 4.1 ft. 3:26 PM 4.0 ft. 4:03 PM 3.8 ft. 4:39 PM 3.6 ft. 5:15 PM 3.3 ft. 5:56 PM High 0.3 ft. 8:37 PM 0.5 ft. 9:09 PM 0.7 ft. 9:37 PM 0.9 ft. 10:03 PM 1.1 ft. 10:28 PM 1.4 ft. 10:54 PM 1.6 ft. 11:22 PM Low Thu Aug 30, 12 Fri Aug 31, 12 Sat Sep 1, 12 Sun Sep 2, 12 Mon Sep 3, 12 Tue Sep 4, 12 Wed Se p 5, 12 Date 3.3 ft. 2:48 AM 3.4 ft. 3:19 AM 3.5 ft. 3:48 AM 3.5 ft. 4:15 AM 3.5 ft. 4:39 AM 3.5 ft. 5:02 AM High 1.0 ft. 8:56 AM 0.8 ft. 9:39 AM 0.6 ft. 10:18 AM 0.5 ft. 10:55 AM 0.4 ft. 11:31 AM 0.5 ft. 12:07 PM 1.1 ft. 12:01 AM Low 3.8 ft. 2:44 PM 3.8 ft. 3:26 PM 3.8 ft. 4:05 PM 3.6 ft. 4:42 PM 3.5 ft. 5:18 PM 3.3 ft. 5:54 PM 3.5 ft. 5:26 AM High 0.2 ft. 9:44 PM 0.4 ft. 10:16 PM 0.6 ft. 10:44 PM 0.8 ft. 11:10 PM 1.0 ft. 11:35 PM 0.6 ft. 12:44 PM Low 3.0 ft. 6:35 PM High Thu Aug 30, 12 Fri Aug 31, 12 Sat Sep 1, 12 Sun Sep 2, 12 Mon Sep 3, 12 Tue Sep 4, 12 Wed Sep 5, 12 Date 2.6 ft. 2:04 AM 2.7 ft. 2:35 AM 2.8 ft. 3:04 AM 2.8 ft. 3:31 AM 2.9 ft. 3:55 AM 2.8 ft. 4:18 AM 2.8 ft. 4:42 AM High 0.8 ft. 8:03 AM 0.6 ft. 8:46 AM 0.5 ft. 9:25 AM 0.4 ft. 10:02 AM 0.4 ft. 10:38 AM 0.4 ft. 11:14 AM 0.5 ft. 11:51 AM Low 3.1 ft. 2:00 PM 3.1 ft. 2:42 PM 3.0 ft. 3:21 PM 2.9 ft. 3:58 PM 2.8 ft. 4:34 PM 2.6 ft. 5:10 PM 2.4 ft. 5:51 PM High 0.2 ft. 8:51 PM 0.3 ft. 9:23 PM 0.5 ft. 9:51 PM 0.6 ft. 10:17 PM 0.8 ft. 10:42 PM 0.9 ft. 11:08 PM 1.1 ft. 11:36 PM Low Thu Aug 30, 12 Fri Aug 31, 12 Sat Sep 1, 12 Sun Sep 2, 12 Mon Sep 3, 12 Tue Sep 4, 12 Wed Sep 5, 12 Date 2.7 ft. 1:56 AM 2.8 ft. 2:27 AM 2.9 ft. 2:56 AM 3.0 ft. 3:23 AM 3.0 ft. 3:47 AM 3.0 ft. 4:10 AM 2.9 ft. 4:34 AM High 1.1 ft. 7:31 AM 0.8 ft. 8:14 AM 0.6 ft. 8:53 AM 0.5 ft. 9:30 AM 0.5 ft. 10:06 AM 0.5 ft. 10:42 AM 0.7 ft. 11:19 AM Low 3.2 ft. 1:52 PM 3.2 ft. 2:34 PM 3.2 ft. 3:13 PM 3.1 ft. 3:50 PM 2.9 ft. 4:26 PM 2.7 ft. 5:02 PM 2.5 ft. 5:43 PM High 0.3 ft. 8:19 PM 0.4 ft. 8:51 PM 0.6 ft. 9:19 PM 0.8 ft. 9:45 PM 1.0 ft. 10:10 PM 1.2 ft. 10:36 PM 1.4 ft. 11:04 PM Low Thu Aug 30, 12 Fri Aug 31, 12 Sat Sep 1, 12 Sun Sep 2, 12 Mon Sep 3, 12 Tue Sep 4, 12 Wed Sep 5, 12 Date 2.7 ft. 2:52 AM 2.7 ft. 3:07 AM 2.8 ft. 3:19 AM 2.9 ft. 3:32 AM 3.0 ft. 3:46 AM 3.1 ft. 4:06 AM 3.2 ft. 4:30 AM High 1.5 ft. 7:12 AM 1.3 ft. 7:56 AM 1.1 ft. 8:37 AM 0.9 ft. 9:15 AM 0.8 ft. 9:53 AM 0.7 ft. 10:32 AM 0.7 ft. 11:16 AM Low 3.2 ft. 1:35 PM 3.2 ft. 2:28 PM 3.1 ft. 3:17 PM 3.0 ft. 4:04 PM 2.8 ft. 4:53 PM 2.7 ft. 5:46 PM 2.6 ft. 6:46 PM High 0.5 ft. 8:15 PM 0.8 ft. 8:43 PM 1.0 ft. 9:05 PM 1.2 ft. 9:24 PM 1.4 ft. 9:42 PM 1.5 ft. 10:02 PM 1.7 ft. 10:26 PM Low Gulf Coast Weekly AlmanacAug. 30 Sept. 5First Sept. 22 Full Aug. 31 Last Sept. 8 New Sept. 15Major Times 12:25 AM 2:25 AM 12:49 PM 2:49 PM Minor Times 6:13 AM 7:13 AM 7:17 PM 8:17 PM Major Times 1:13 AM 3:13 AM 1:37 PM 3:37 PM Minor Times 7:13 AM 8:13 AM 7:53 PM 8:53 PM Major Times 2:00 AM 4:00 AM 2:23 PM 4:23 PM Minor Times 8:11 AM 9:11 AM 8:26 PM 9:26 PM Major Times 2:45 AM 4:45 AM 3:08 PM 5:08 PM Minor Times 9:08 AM 10:08 AM 9:01 PM 10:01 PM Major Times 3:30 AM 5:30 AM 3:53 PM 5:53 PM Minor Times 10:03 AM 11:03 AM 9:35 PM 10:35 PM Major Times 4:15 AM 6:15 AM 4:38 PM 6:38 PM Minor Times 10:58 AM 11:58 AM 10:11 PM 11:11 PM Major Times 5:01 AM 7:01 AM 5:24 PM 7:24 PM Minor Times 11:52 AM 12:52 PM 10:50 PM 11:50 PM Best Best Better++ Better Good Average Average7:13 am 8:01 pm 7:18 pm 6:15 amMoon rise/set Sun rise/set Brightness– Brightness– Brightness– Brightness– Brightness– Brightness– Brightness– Moon rise/set Sun rise/set Moon rise/set Sun rise/set Moon rise/set Sun rise/set Moon rise/set Sun rise/set Moon rise/set Sun rise/set Moon rise/set Sun rise/set7:13 am 8:00 pm 7:53 pm 7:14 am 7:14 am 7:59 pm 8:28 pm 8:12 am 7:14 am 7:57 pm 9:01 pm 9:09 am 7:15 am 7:56 pm 9:36 pm 10:05 am 7:16 am 7:55 pm 10:12 pm 10:59 am 7:16 am 7:54 pm 10:51 pm 11:53 am91% 98% 95% 89% 82% 76% 70% City of St. Marks St. Teresa, Turkey Pt. Alligator Point, Ochlockonee BayDog Island West End Shell Point, Spring CreekTide charts by Zihua Software, LLCFor tides at the following points add to Dog Island Listings: High Tide Low Tide Carrabelle 28 Min. 25 Min. Apalachicola 1 Hr., 53 Min. 2 Hrs., 38 Min. Cat Point 1 Hr., 13 Min. 2 Hrs., 31 Min. Lower Anchorage 1 Hr., 36 Min. 2 Hrs., 3 Min. West Pass 1 Hr., 26 Min. 2 Hrs., 39 Min. St. Marks River Entrance The Wakulla News

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Page 12A – THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 www.thewakullanews.comCouncill had obtained her bachelors degree in sociology from North Western University in Louisiana and her masters degree in social psychology and sociology from Duke University and moved to Tallahassee to get her PhD in sociology from Florida State University. Following her certi“ cation, she began volunteering for Wakulla EMS. She also eventually moved to Crawfordville from Tallahassee. Councill says she volunteered for three to four years before being hired as an EMT. She remembers the first ambulance call she answered by herself. The call was an old woman who had broken her arm. I was scared to death,Ž she says. What if I miss something?Ž Everything went well and when she delivered the patient to the hospital, she says she knew from that moment on that everything would be OK. She has seen a lot in her 40 years. One of her favorite moments is delivering a baby and handing it to the mother for the “ rst time and then showing it to the father who usually has a look of terror on his face, she says. Its just a special moment,Ž she says. From the “ rst time she delivered a baby, she says she can still remember that feeling of awe. Those are just magic moments.Ž She has seen people born in an ambulance who now have children of their own. She has also seen people whos heart had stopped beating come back to life after doing CPR. There are some things that are just incredibly special,Ž she says. Sometimes you are fortunate enough that the heavenly father uses you to help people.Ž Unfortunately, she has also dealt with her fair share of tragedy. The most dif“ cult moments are anything that involves a child because they have their whole lives ahead of them, she says. Everybody inherently just wants children to be OK,Ž she adds. Some of them you carry for the rest of your life,Ž she says. Others you can at least know everything that could be done was done.Ž A change she has seen over the years is the creation of a Critical Incident Response Team which helps emergency responders cope with the stress of their job and the tragedies. She says this grew out of the realization that after bad incidents happened, many people would end up dropping out of that career and never received help dealing with those tragedies. You need to understand that you are having a normal reaction to an abnormal situation,Ž she says. During her many years of service, she has also encountered some weird incidents and freak accidents. One memory she recalls is a child who got his ankle stuck between a bicycle and the pedal. She was unable to get his ankle out and had to put the child and his bike in the back of the ambulance and take him to the hospital. People can get hurt the darndest ways,Ž she says. She also describes the kindness she has seen from citizens over the years. Neighbors have brought out homemade quilts to drape over a patient who was outside in the cold and umbrellas to keep the rain off of them. Ive seen people go so far out of their way to help their fellow man down here,Ž Councill says. She worked with Hindle, who she describes as the most unique and wonderful person she has ever met, from 1976 to 1982 as an EMT and helped build up the countys ambulance service. It was really exciting because it was the actual beginning of EMS,Ž Councill says. The state EMS office didnt exist then, Councill says. There was only a place for license veri“ cation. It is now much more highly regulated, she says. The local EMS received support from the community to obtain matches to grants that they used to update EMS and get new and more equipment. Wakulla County has always been incredibly supportive of this ambulance service,Ž she says. If it wasnt for this helping hand, we wouldnt have gotten things to help us grow,Ž she says. At that time, there were only two ambulances, one on call and one backup, and four people. EMS was led by Hindle and Steve Shore and both thoroughly enjoyed their job, she says. Its the kind of job you can be excited about,Ž she adds. Now, there are 18 fulltime employees and many ” ex employees, and three ambulances. It was very exciting to be in the growth stages,Ž she says. There was always something new to learn or add to the ambulance, she says. She recalls TMH coming to Wakulla to do the “ rst IV training. Back then, it was a really big thing,Ž she says. It was a brand new notion for Wakulla County.Ž She also remembers the implementation of the 911 emergency number. They went door-to-door in Wakulla County letting people know about the emergency number. Yes, I came out of the dinosaur age,Ž she says and chuckles. Another big change to the 911 system came when the enhanced 911 system was established, which meant the county had to be mapped and addresses were required. EMS, “ re and the sheriffs of“ ce went all over the county to map it. All of that was like this big evolution that was happening all over the world to get help to people,Ž Councill says. 911 was an exciting change.Ž With all these telecommunication advances came 911 training and more mandated requirements for dispatching of ambulances and licensed radios, she says. Councill was also a part of initiating the “ rst citizenbased First Responders course in the state, right here in Wakulla County. She presented the idea to Hindle after seeing TMH was doing something similar. Hindle and Shore supported the idea so they approached the volunteer “ re departments … there wasnt a paid service back then … and they held the training. To have citizens trained throughout the county, who know their neighbors and know their way around the county was a great asset, she says. The “ re department took over the First Responder program after it grew to a certain size. Now, a First Responder course is typically required before someone can take an EMT class, she adds. Councill spent some time working at TMH, but eventually came back to Wakulla County in 1991 as the emergency medical services director. The county entered into an agreement with TMH to provide EMS for the county. Councill, who was a paramedic at the time, was selected to head EMS. My mom always told me, you can do anything you want to do if that anything is good, as long as you believe you can,Ž Councill says. I was raised my whole life to go for it.Ž She took the job in Wakulla, but remembers crossing the county line and suddenly feeling this huge weight on her shoulders, being responsible for the emergency health care of the entire county. I almost turned around,Ž she says. But Im really glad I didnt.Ž She was the director until 2003 when TMH withdrew from the county, but she returned in 2005 as the director. After a few errors in the beginning of her career as the director, Councill says it continued to get better. She has seen EMS go from taking care of trauma into a traveling emergency room. EMTs and paramedics are able to much more than they could before, she says. Because of that, we can bridge the gap,Ž she says. Its a long way from here to the closest hospital.Ž She adds that her emergency responders have a depth of knowledge and people in the region speak very highly of their skill level. Many of the members of her team, who she calls her children, have been in Wakulla for years. Theyve stayed here,Ž Councill says. Theyve grown with the service.Ž Wakulla EMS received a huge recognition in 1998 when it was awarded the EMS Provider of the Year by the State of Florida EMS Of“ ce. In that same year, Rod Strickland was named the First Responder of the Year. That was one of the most awesome phone calls Ive gotten,Ž Councill says. Im so proud of them.Ž Continued on Page 13ALongtime EMS Director Fran Councill is retiring (850) 421-3012 24-Hour ServiceSpecializing In Repair & Service Residential & Commercial Homes & Mobile Homes ER0015233Call Mark or Cole Oliver for all your electrical needs. 850745-8414 850 745-8414WALK-INS WELCOME!3278-C Crawfordville Hwy. (next to The Ming Tree)HAIR SALON ALL STUDENTS 10% OFFAll Hair ServicesFULLSERVICEFAMILYSALON We offer ”exible hours starting at 10AM (TUE-FRI) and at 9AM on SAT M a n a t e e T i m e s Adver sing Networks of Florida Statewide advertising in over 100 Florida newspapers for one low price. Call for details! 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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 – Page 13A The Wak u lla News F o r l o c a l n e w s a n d p h o t o s For local news and photos w w w t h e w a k u l l a n e w s c o m www.thewakullanews.com Sandwiches Soft Shell CrabsGrouper ShrimpOysters Mullet We Catch itCat shHot Dogs SPECIALS! Mullet Dinners $7.99 Grouper Burgers $6.99Fried, Blackened or GrilledWe have Soft Shell CrabsHuttons Seafood & More 570-1004 Hwy. 98 next to fruit stand Open Mon, Tues, Thurs, & Fri 10-7. Sat. 10-7 Closed Sun. & Wed. The Wakulla Coastal Optimist Club’s2012 ANNUAL FASHION EXTRAVAGANZA Wildwood Country Club Thursday • October 11 • 2012 6:30pm Social 7:00pm Dinner, Auction, & Show please join us for Maurice’s Way Out West Carroll’s Boot Country Crum’s Mini MallTICKETS $30.00 eachall proceeds go toward scholarships for Wakulla County students By MICHAEL PELTIERTHE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDATALLAHASSEE, August 24...With 50,000 people expected to converge on the Tampa area in a matter of days, all eyes turned to the Caribbean this week as Tropical Storm Isaac churned its way toward Florida and the Republican National Convention. Twenty years after Hurricane Andrew ” attened the southern part of the state, Gov. Rick Scott met repeatedly with local reporters and national networks and repeated a mantra be“ tting the states head cheerleader: Come to Florida, we can handle a little wind and rain. When the governor was not meeting with emergency management of“ cials or doing live interviews telling people to keep their travel plans, he spent the week revising his opening night speech for the upcoming convention. It could be intently followed, as the Florida governor at times has been on a different page than the national party. Unlike many Republican naysayers, Scott is sticking to his message that Florida is doing all right and its going to get better. Its a message that doesnt quite jibe with the more pessimistic sound bites the Romney campaign is trying to send about President Obamas handling of the economy. TROPICAL STORM ISAAC, ROMNEY TO PAY VISITS Political attention focused on Florida all week as the state prepared for two seemingly unrelated events. While hotels and restaurant owners in the Tampa Bay region stocked up for a GOP party, Floridians in other parts of the state stocked up for a possible hurricane. Scott and emergency of“ cials watched and waited, with the governor saying the Republican National Committee would have “ nal say about whether to pull the plug on the convention, which seemed increasingly unlikely as the weekend approached. As Isaac progressed, local, state and federal responders made plans, stationing supplies and alerting personnel that they might be needed in the days ahead. If past storm events are any indication, Scotts popularity is likely to rise as viewers see him in charge of the states emergency response. Scott remains on the periphery of national GOP politics, as the self-made millionaire and successful gubernatorial candidate remains relatively unpopular among his own constituents. A Quinnipiac University/ CBS/New York Times poll released this week found voters disapprove of the governors job performance by a 47-41 percent margin. That might sound unflattering, but Scotts approval rating is the highest its ever been and stands in marked contrast to his 29 percent approval rating in May 2011. While voters might be split on Scott, they really dont like proposals to make signi“ cant changes to Medicare, with 62 percent saying they dont approve of turning Medicare into a voucherlike plan. PRESSURE ON EARLY VOTING In other election news, the Monroe County supervisor of election this week balked at pressure to reduce the number of early voting days in the Florida Keys. Harry Sawyer, the Republican supervisor in Monroe, didnt support an effort by Secretary of State Ken Detzner to get federal approval for Monroe and four other counties to reduce the number of early-voting days from as many as 14 to eight. A 2011 state law has caused Floridas other 62 counties to adopt the reduced early voting schedule. But federal officials must sign off on changes in Monroe and four other Florida counties with a history of racial or language discrimination. A three-judge federal panel suggested that election of“ cials could reduce the number of days in the “ ve counties if they guaranteed 12 hours of voting each day. The state asked the court this week to approve such a schedule in Collier, Hardee, Hendry and Hillsborough counties, but Sawyer contended the schedule wouldnt work for his voters. In a statement, Gov. Rick Scott said he would take all necessary and appropriate action to ensure that the laws are faithfully executed, that supervisors are ful“ lling their duties.Ž That was interpreted by some as a threat to remove Sawyer if he doesnt go along with the changes. JUDGE TAKES STATE TO SCHOOL ON TEACHER EVALUATIONS An administrative law judge this week sided with two teachers and a union by ruling that Florida education of“ cials did not properly carry out part of a 2011 law that has fueled a long-running battle over linking teacher pay with job performance. In a 57-page order, Administrative Law Judge John Van Laningham invalidated a state-approved rule that would spell out how school districts should evaluate teachers, declaring it wholly invalidŽ because of the way it was cobbled together. Though his ruling did not affect the underlying law, the judge said the procedural errors taint the resulting rule in its entirety and cannot be cured without starting over and redoing the process.Ž Van Laningham said the department had to start over. The Florida Education Association teachers union, which has been battling with the state over performance pay issues, hailed the ruling as a huge victory.Ž FPL SEEKS RATE HIKE State regulators began a tense hearing this week about whether Florida Power & Light should be able to raise base electric rates by as much as $690.4 million next year. FPL attorneys told the state Public Service Commission that the utility would continue to have Floridas lowest residential electricity bills if rates increase. The rates are needed, FPL contends, in part, to help attract investors who “ nance costly improvements. But the Of“ ce of Public Counsel, which represents consumers, and the Florida Retail Federation said FPLs base rates should be slashed by as much as $253 million next year. The Public Service Commission has scheduled a two-week hearing on the highly technical rate case. As signs of the complexity, 36 witnesses were expected to testify, and an FPL attorney said the case has involved 349,000 pages of data and information. STORY OF THE WEEK: Tropical Storm Isaac headed toward the state and next weeks Republican National Convention. QUOTE OF THE WEEK: There are a lot of people interested in the potential overlap of the two events.Ž Bryan Koon, director of the Florida Division of Emergency Management, on the possible disruption of the convention by Tropical Storm Isaac. By BRANDON LARRABEETHE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDAPALM HARBOR, Aug. 27 – Charlie Crist appeared to be on the cusp of completing his most dramatic political conversion, with news emerging Monday that the former Republican governor would speak next week at the Democratic National Convention. Those reports, along with an op-ed piece in the Sunday edition of the Tampa Bay Times endorsing President Barack Obama, sparked evident anger at Crist among the Florida delegation at the Republican National Convention. Or at least re-sparked the anger that the GOP has directed at Crist ever since he bolted the party in 2010 to avoid defeat in the U.S. Senate primary. “What does he stand for other than himself?” marveled Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam in remarks at the delegations’ breakfast Monday morning. “It’s unbelievable. He’ll wear any costume just to get in the parade.” And that was the note Republicans hit over and over Monday: That Crist’s decision to go from Republican to unaffiliated in 2010, and then join Democrats for their confab two years later, is nothing more than a triumph of political expediency. “It’s got to be a historic moment,” RPOF Chairman Lenny Curry sarcastically sneered. “A self-proclaimed Jeb Bush, self-proclaimed Ronald Reagan Republican that is on the record opposing most of the policies of President Obama is going to speak at the Democratic convention.” And incoming House Speaker Will Weatherford, R-Wesley Chapel, drew boos when he mentioned Crist’s change of heart to the delegates, switching directions quickly after talking about Tropical Storm Isaac. “Speaking of winds blowing and people shifting positions, the Florida Republican Party had a former member of the Republican Party by the name of Charlie Crist, who’s decided not to be a part of our party anymore,” Weatherford said as the crowd booed. Crist’s column this past weekend shrugged off arguments that Obama hasn’t done enough to improve the economy, a major theme of the presidential campaign of Mitt Romney. “But an element of their party has pitched so far to the extreme right on issues important to women, immigrants, seniors and students that they’ve proven incapable of governing for the people. ... The truth is that the party has failed to demonstrate the kind of leadership or seriousness voters deserve,” Crist wrote. The fire on Crist was only intensi ed when the Associated Press and ABC News reported that he would speak in Charlotte next week. But that move is in ways a counterstrike to the news that former Democratic Congressman Artur Davis, an early Obama supporter, would speak this week in Tampa.WEEKLY ROUNDUP … (Recap and analysis of the week in state government)Republicans and Isaac head toward Florida Crist’s shadow looms over RNCContinued from Page 12AStephen Pigott received the same recognition as First Responder of the Year in 2000. She also commended her staff for getting 10 to 12 no fault inspections of their ambulances and again raved about their expertise and willingness to try and learn more. Its just an incredibly privilege to have had this job,Ž Councill says. She was also thankful to the citizens of Wakulla County for letting her be a part of their lives. And we they see my folks, remember they have seen things people ought not have to see, so give them a smile and tell them how wonderful they are,Ž Council says. Because they truly are.Ž In her retirement, Councill plans to stay busy at her church, continue to participate in the choir, remain active in Rotary … she will become president next year … and visit her family in Louisiana. She has also been working on a personal history and she can now devote more time to her writing. There are so many things that are interesting in this world, so go out and explore it,Ž Councill says. The county will hold a retirement party for Councill on Aug. 31 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the county commission chambers.Longtime EMS Director Fran Councill is retiring

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Page 14A – THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 www.thewakullanews.comreports Law Enforcement and CourtsOn Aug. 16, Lt. Jimmy Sessor was called upon to investigate a severely injured deer that had been involved in a vehicle crash near U.S. Highway 319 and Harvey Mill Road in Crawfordville. Lt. Sessor humanely disposed of the deer to prevent it from getting back into the roadway. In other activity reported by the sheriffs of“ ce this week: € On Aug. 16, Brian Langston of Sopchoppy reported a fraud. Unauthorized charges were discovered on the victims bank account. The charges totaled $223 in New Jersey, Arizona and Minnesota. Detective Matt Helms investigated. € On Aug. 16, India Jordai Harris, 18, of Sopchoppy was involved in a traffic crash at 4056 Crawfordville Highway. The victim fell asleep, overcorrected and drove her 2001 Honda off the highway and into a ditch where the vehicle overturned and came to rest upside down. Harris received minor injuries but refused transportation to the hospital by Wakulla EMS. Deputy Rachel Oliver investigated. € On Aug. 16, Derrick Frazier of Crawfordville reported a fraud. The victim received a new cellular telephone at his home. The victim did not order the phone and never had an account with the phone service carrier. Deputy Randy Phillips investigated. August 17 € On Aug. 17, Clennis Nichols of Crawfordville reported discovering an abandoned bicycle near his home. Evidence at the scene indicated that the bicycle had not been left at the location for a long period of time. The bike was transported to the WCSO Impound Yard. Deputy Rachel Oliver investigated. € On Aug. 17, Donna Longfellow of Smith Creek reported a credit card offense. The victim became concerned about her personal information being used overseas. A charge was observed for more than $60 at a store selling items for home use. Deputy Scott Powell investigated. € On Aug. 17, John Dunning of Sopchoppy reported a church burglary. Deputy Nick Gray observed a side door of the former church open. A forced entry was observed. A second forced entry was also observed at the building along with a forced entry into a shed. Metal shelving was stolen. It has been valued at $200. € On Aug. 17, Jerry Vernon of Crawfordville reported recovering a set of keys from Arran Road near Lost Creek. There are a number of keys on the key chain and the chain has a law enforcement logo on it. The keys were submitted to the Property and Evidence Division. Deputy Clint Beam investigated. € On Aug. 17, Milton Taylor of Crawfordville reported a fraud. The victim reported two fraudulent charges on his bank card totaling $925 from two merchants. The charges were unauthorized. Sgt. Danny Harrell investigated. € On Aug. 17, Michele Cholmondeley of Crawfordville reported the theft of currency from her home. A suspect has been identified. Sgt. Danny Harrell and Deputy Clint Beam investigated. € On Aug. 17, Sarah Herrin of Crawfordville reported a grand theft. Cash was stolen out of her purse while she was at her business. Evidence was collected at the scene. Deputy Ian Dohme investigated. € On Aug. 17, Deputy Clint Beam investigated a traffic crash at 2337 Sopchoppy Highway. A mailbox and guardrail were damaged on the east side of the highway. Evidence was collected at the scene. Damage to the guardrail and mailbox was estimated at $1,040. August 18 € On Aug. 18, Chad Largent of Crawfordville reported a criminal mischief. Two juvenile males inside a vehicle damaged the victims mailbox. The suspects were located a short time later. It was learned that the juveniles damaged three mailboxes on Emmett Whaley Road. The victim decided not to press criminal charges and the juveniles were issued a warning. The parents of the juveniles were notified. Deputies Nick Gray, Scott Powell and FHP Trooper Mike Cross investigated. € On Aug. 18, Carletta Anderson of Crawfordville reported a trespass at her Crawfordville property. The victims vacant home was burglarized. The home was severely damaged and it was dif“ cult to determine if a forced entry had taken place. Sgt. Ronald Mitchell investigated. € On Aug. 18, Stacy Fowler of Panacea reported a theft of two bicycles. The bikes are valued at $186 and were stolen from the victims yard. Deputy Ian Dohme investigated. € On Aug. 18, Tiffany Barnes-Robinson of Crawfordville reported a bank card fraud. The victim discovered two fraudulent charges from Wal-Mart stores in Texas. The value of the charges is $259. Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated. August 19 € On Aug. 19, Celia Caputi of Crawfordville reported a hit-and-run traf“ c crash to her vehicle while she was shopping at a local grocery store. The victim discovered damage to her vehicle when she returned to it. Damage was estimated at $500. Deputy Ian Dohme investigated. € On Aug. 19, Tara ODaniel of Savannah, Ga. reported a grand theft in Crawfordville. A renter departed from a home owned by ODaniel and removed a swingset and a shower head. The value of the lost property was $595. Graf“ ti was also discovered at the home and plants were removed from the property. The value of the plants is $200. A suspect has been identi“ ed. Deputy Ian Dohme investigated. August 20 € On Aug. 20, Carla Darline Ruis, 56, of Crawfordville was involved in a motorcycle crash. She lost control of the Harley motorcycle and ended up in a ditch on Kinsey Road. The victim did not sustain any injuries and the motorcycle was removed by a friend. Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated. € On Aug. 20, Judy Brannon of Crawfordville reported a criminal mischief. A suspect, who has been identi“ ed, slashed the victims vehicle tire. Damage to the tire is estimated at $200. Deputies Stephen Simmons and Randy Phillips investigated. € On Aug. 20, Lauryn Mackenzie Huebner, 20, of Crawfordville received a notice to appear in court for possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Deputy Cole Wells was on patrol when he observed a suspicious vehicle on the side of the road near an area of repeated crimes. Wells reportedly smelled marijuana in the vehicle and Huebner allegedly turned over four grams of marijuana, rolling papers and a smoking pipe. € On Aug. 20, Deputy Rachel Oliver responded to a disturbance between a male and female in Crawfordville. The female turned over narcotics allegedly owned by the male subject. The male subject said the items were owned by both of them. The small amount of marijuana, marijuana seeds and drug paraphernalia were given to the Evidence Division for destruction. August 21 € On Aug. 21, Deputy Randy Phillips investigated a traf“ c crash at U.S. Highway 98 and Hideaway Lane and allegedly observed drug paraphernalia on the scene. Patricia Dawn Morgan, 35, of Panacea gave consent to search her purse. Deputy Phillips discovered 5.7 grams of marijuana and a prescription bottle with nine different types of tablets and capsules, none of which were the actual prescription. Morgan was charged with one count of possession of a Schedule II substance, one count of possession of Schedule IV substance and one count of possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana. The driver, Cindy Crum Bradford and another passenger were transported to the hospital. but none had life-threatening injuries. Bradford, 53, of Panacea was charged with reckless driving and knowingly operating a motor vehicle while license was suspended, cancelled or revoked. € On Aug. 21, Marvin McKenzie of Crawfordville reported a grand theft of a trailer from his property. The trailer was valued at $600. Deputy Stephen Simmons investigated. € On Aug. 21, Terry Cobb of Crawfordville reported a credit card offense. The victim stated he lost his bank card while he was at a Crawfordville gas station. An unauthorized charge of $95 was observed on the victims account. Deputy Will Hudson investigated. € On Aug. 21, Kenneth Reynolds of Panacea reported a grand theft at his home. Tools and jewelry, valued at $725, was reported missing from the home. A suspect has been identi“ ed. Deputy Billy Metcalf investigated. August 22 € On Aug. 22, Joe Avara of Boonsboro, Md., reported a residential burglary in Crawfordville. An individual keeping up maintenance at the home reported the theft of kayaks, valued at $450. Evidence was collected at the scene. Deputy Nick Gray investigated. € On Aug. 22, Jacob Daniel Rawls, 30, of Crawfordville was charged with failure to report a change of address as a sex offender. Investigators determined that Rawls was living at a Crawfordville location other than the one listed as his residence. Rawls admitted to staying at a third Crawfordville address that was not listed as a temporary address on his address registration. Sex offenders are required to keep law enforcement officials updated on their current address. Detectives Derek Lawhon and Josh Langston investigated. € On Aug. 22, Joel Singletary of Sea Tow in Panacea reported a business burglary. A pressure washer was stolen from the business. The washer is valued at $500 and it was entered in the FCIC/NCIC data base. Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated. € On Aug. 22, Lori Kerckhoff of Crawfordville reported a traf“ c crash at 35 Mike Stewart Drive. The victims vehicle was struck by another vehicle while she was shopping. Brandy Lawhon of Sopchoppy left the victim a note informing the victim that she accidentally struck the vehicle and provided contact information. Deputy Ian Dohme investigated. € On Aug. 22, a 16-yearold Crawfordville juvenile was struck by Shane Michael Rogowski, 21, of Tallahassee as the female victim was leaving Murphy Oil to get back onto U.S. Highway 319. The victim was turning left from Murphy Oil to travel southbound when she was struck by Rogowski. Witnesses reported that Rogowski ran the red traf“ c signal. He was found at fault in the incident and was cited for failure to obey a traf“ c control signal. The motorists were treated for minor injuries and refused transportation to the hospital by Wakulla EMS. Deputy Ian Dohme investigated. August 23 € On Aug. 23, Sgt. Danny Harrell investigated a hitand-run incident on Whiddon Lake Road. A witness observed a white pickup truck in a neighbors yard with several subjects. Two posts were knocked over by a vehicle that left the area. The property owner, William S. Hindle, was noti“ ed. Damage was estimated at $100. 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Continued from Page 1A There was confusion as to when Pearce went from principal on special assignment to assistant superintendent because the districts website had not been updated at the time of the call. Pearce had a prepared timeline of events related to the change in his job title, and had School District Executive Director of Human Resources Karen Wells pass out that information at the forum to those interested. Since the forum, concerned citizen Hugh Taylor has stated his intent to “ le an elections complaint about the timeline information, contending it was a political communication that required a disclaimer. He also expressed concern that county funds may have been used to produce it. Pearce explained that he was appointed to assistant superintendent on June 18 by the school board, but had assumed those responsibilities since Dec. 19, 2011, when he began working at the school district as principal on special assignment. The different title was in an effort to save money, he said. There was also a question about whether it need to be advertised. Pearce said it was not necessary because positions that report directly to the superintendent do not have to be advertised. Thomas was given an opportunity to respond to the question also and explained that if he was elected, he would make sure positions are advertised and everyone has the opportunity to apply for any position to ensure the most qualified candidate gets the job. CANDIDATE POSITIONS The forum started by allowing each candidate to introduce themselves. Pearce has lived in the county almost his entire life and has worked in the district for 23 years, from a PE teacher to a teacher, principal and most recently as assistant superintendent. I am proud to have been in the Wakulla system all these years,Ž Pearce said. Thomas is a native of Wakulla County and lives in Ochlockonee Bay. He is currently principal of East Gadsden High School. He worked his way up to assistant principal in Wakulla County, but felt he could not go any further and sought experience elsewhere. He became principal of Rickards High School in Tallahassee, was principal at FAMU High for a couple of years, then was a full-time pastor for a while, eventually returning to the “ eld with the state Department of Educations Department of School Improvement. He also served as an adjunct professor at Gainesville State College in the Atlanta area. Numerous questions were asked of the candidates, many which were similar to those asked at the previous forum. Related to FCAT, Thomas was in favor of adopting the common core standards from the start of school each year that way it is part of the curriculum and students are prepared from day 1. Pearce said FCAT was essential, but wants to expand beyond that and have students learn socially and academically. The candidates were also asked how they would de“ ne a students success. Pearce felt a successful student is one who is well-rounded, has great self-esteem and is prepared for life. Thomas said he would look at student progression data from when they start school to their senior year. Did we give that child value added?Ž he asked. When they exit high school, they should be prepared for college, a career or vocational school, he said. In line with that question, they were also asked what data they would use to measure progression. Pearce said FCAT is always there, but more than that was necessary. He suggested using climate surveys and developing a 5-year strategic plan to determine where the district is going and where it needs to go. For seniors, Pearce would look at the graduation rate, ACT/SAT scores and how many got into college. Thomas agreed that FCAT was one set, but also would look at jobs students obtained after high school, enrollment in junior college or a four-year college, graduation rate, but also the graduation at-risk rate, SAT/ ACT scores and work force development data. When asked why each was running, both said it was because they cared about the students in Wakulla County. Pearce said the goal of becoming superintendent was one he has wanted to achieve for a while and he wants to continue with the great system Wakulla has now and help it reach new heights. Thomas said Wakulla County is at the precipice of a new era.Ž And that he wanted to make sure every student is properly being educated. www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 – Page 15ASpecial to The NewsA total of 45 vehicles passed through the DUI sobriety checkpoint at midnight Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 25 and Aug. 26. The one-hour checkpoint delayed motorists approximately one minute and 30 seconds on average, unless they had issues to be addressed. The checkpoint resulted in one DUI arrest and six citations being issued. The citations included three for driving while license suspended or revoked and one each for failure to exhibit driver license on demand, no proof of insurance and failure to exhibit registration. The saturation patrols that occurred during and after the checkpoint included the issuance of another 14 citations and a second DUI arrest. The citations included two expired tags; two speeding tickets; one careless driving citation; one stop sign violation; one failure to maintain a single lane; two lack of proof of insurance; two failure to exhibit driver license; two driving while license suspended or revoked; and one failure to exhibit registration. Several citizens made positive comments to deputies on the road about the law enforcement presence in the area. There were several designated drivers in use and a taxi cab was used as well. The objective was to reduce the number of crashes, speeding issues and impaired drivers while also addressing traffic citation issues. The actual checkpoint occurred at the 3000 block of Crawfordville Highway/U.S. Highway 319.Questions raised about forum WCSODeputies working a DUI checkpoint last weekend.Checkpoint nets one DUI, plus numerous citationsBy JENNIFER JENSENjjensen@thewakullanews.netA former lieutenant of the Wakulla County Sheriffs Office plans to file a lawsuit against that of“ ce. His attorney, Marie Mattox, sent a noti“ cation letter to the WCSO on Aug. 15. Steve Ganey, who took early retirement on June 1, is claiming that he was demoted from captain to lieutenant without cause; his children were taken from his home by Major Shepard Bruner and Lt. Billy Jones without a warrant after a domestic violence injunction petition was “ led by his wife; he was ordered to not speak to his children and was restrained from touching them; and Major Bruner helped his wife “ ll out a second petition for domestic violence injunction with information that was false, according to the letter. There was also a claim that while Ganey was on administrative leave after the second petition was granted, someone overheard his wife speaking to someone about trying to get Ganey set upŽ for an investigation and someone making a false sexual harassment complaint. Because of Major Bruners actions, Mr. Ganey chose not to return to work and took early retirement effective June 1, 2012,Ž the letter states. These damages are continuing in nature.Ž The Wakulla County Sheriffs Of“ ce issued a statement in response to the allegations. Normally we dont speak about litigation,Ž said Sheriff Donnie Crum. But this is total fabrication. This is just about smearing the sheriffs of“ ce.Ž The sheriffs of“ ce claims Ganey took a voluntary demotion as part of Crums reallocation of personnel, said WCSO Public Information Of“ cer Keith Blackmar. Billy Jones was the “ rst captain to volunteer for a voluntary demotion and Ganey was second,Ž Blackmar said. In response to the domestic violence injunction, Blackmar said Bruner and Jones went to Ganeys home as part of a routine safety standby while Ganeys wife gathered her personal belongings. The major and lieutenant took the standby duty to avoid having a member of Ganeys road patrol unit respond to the call to keep from embarrassing Ganey in front of his shift subordinates,Ž Blackmar said. Ganeys child was never prevented from speaking or hugging her father, Blackmar said. Lt. Jones explained to Ganeys spouse that the WCSO did not have the authority to prevent the child from visiting with her father,Ž he said. Ultimately, the child visited with her father and followed the commands of her mother and left the scene with her without law enforcement intervention.Ž We take potential threats of domestic violence very seriously at the sheriffs of“ ce,Ž Crum said. It is our duty to protect women and children from domestic violence, regardless of election campaigns and lawsuits, even if it is a member of our own agency. Once the court issues an injunction ruling, we are required to act.Ž Bruner denied helping Ganeys wife “ ll out the second petition. I categorically deny providing any false information on a domestic violence injunction af“ davit,Ž said Bruner. In response to setting upŽ Ganey with a false sexual harassment complaint, he said, This is also totally untrue. 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Page 16A – THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 www.thewakullanews.com Winner receives one meal from the following:Coastal Restaurant – AYCE Chicken or Pork Chop DinnerEl Jalisco – Mexican Grilled Chicken Fried or GrilledMyra Jeans – Grilled Chicken Pita with side Hamaknockers – Flatbread HoagiePulled Pork or Chicken Coastal Restaurant MOBILE CATERING984-2933Open: urs. Mon. € 6a.m. 9p.m. Tues. & Wed. 11a.m 8p.m. 1305 Coastal Hwy. 98, Panacea Home of the All-U-Can Eat Seafood & ChickenAll you can Eat Chicken $6.99 Mixed Tues. & urs. Kids Eat Free on Wednesday 12 & under 926-4329 mon. Thurs. 11 9:30 Fri. 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E A T I N ’ p a t h … EATIN’ path… O F F OFF t h e the EATIN’ path…OFF the Winner Gene Mosserdrawn from El Jalisco in Crawfordville 850-926-4737 NEW SMOKIN’ By LES HARRISONWakulla Extension DirectorThe thought of wild” owers tends to generate images of serene rural settings and the ” awless appearance of nature at its most beautiful. A spray of colors dances through the “ ltered sunlight in a pine forest or accentuates the perfection of a lush meadow in this tranquil, soothing vision. The common names of these showy plants re” ect a simpler time with simpler pleasures. Meadow Beauties, Fire Wheel, Ladies Hatpin, Blazing Star and many others contribute to the brilliant landscapes of nostalgic days gone by. In fact, wild” owers are coexisting quite handily with the 21st century right here is Wakulla County. Anyone wishing to view them need only to know when and where to look for these eye-catching plants. Wild” owers, like most plants, have speci“ c environmental requirements for germination and growth. Some like full sun, others shade. Some grow in swamps and marshes, others on drier sites. The variety of species filling these niches is vast and varied. Depending on the species, blooming can be any season of the year, but most run from spring to autumn. Many wildflowers are annuals which reseed yearly, but some are perennials which live for several years. Wild” owers are, as the name states, wild. They are open pollinator varieties which have adapted to the ecological rhythm of a locale through centuries of natural selection. Some will grow outside of their region, but very rarely will they ” ourish. The mass bloom of many species can be breathtaking with color combinations found only in nature. More than one famous muralist has made a name, and fortune, by covering a mundane landscape with wild” owers. As interesting is the con“ guration of the individual wild” owers, a close examination will reveal a tiny world of intricate and complex structures in blazing colors and nearly in“ nite variations. In recent years some state departments of transportation have used wild” owers on public rightsof-way as an alternative ground covering. The benefits of these public planting have been twofold. The bloom seasons have been spectacular, many catching national attention through a variety of media outlets. Initial research indicated vehicles slowed to view the ” owers resulting in fewer accidents and improved safety. Another result was the decreased mowing schedule and the reduction of associated expenses. The mowing timetable is critical if continuation of the wild” ower species is to be assured. In Wakulla County, there are several prime wild” ower viewing areas. The Apalachicola National Forest offers a variety of microenvironments, some adjacent to each other with different blooms. Each trail offers something different throughout the season. Smith Creek Road north of Sopchoppy, Wakulla springs State Park, and U.S. 98 in eastern Wakulla County currently have plots of late summer bloomers. When viewing, remember to respect the rights of private property owners. Contact your UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Of“ ce at (850) 926-3931 or http://wakulla.ifas.u” .edu to learn more about growing wild” owers. The Extension Office and the Wakulla Public Library provide copies of the free Florida Panhandle Wild” ower Map. Chapters of the Florida Native Plant Society meeting monthly in both Wakulla County (Sarracenia Chapter) and Tallahassee (Magnolia Chapter) offer opportunities through presentations and “ eld outings to get acquainted with the different wildflower species.Les Harrison is the Wakulla County Extension Director. He can be reached by email at harrisog@u” edu or at (850) 926-3931.Wild owers provide bene ts besides spectacular scenery BENEFITS OF BEAUTY: Wild” owers ” ourish next to many of Wakulla Countys roadways and reportedly slow down vehicles as drivers admire the beauty, which makes roads safer. Less mowing of rights-of-way also saves money.PHOTOS BY LES HARRISON/Special to The News Find us on

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By WILLIAM SNOWDENeditor@thewakullanews.netThe War Eagles looked good in their first test before the regular season gets underway this week. And it was a challenge: the Madison County Cowboys and their perennial powerhouse team. Quarterback Caleb Stephens played well, and running back Demetrius Lindsey showed some explosive speed on a couple of runs and a kickoff return for a touchdown. Wakulla scored first on a one-handed leaping catch by freshman receiver Keith Gavin. The extra point was missed. Madison drove for a score and added a PAT to make it 7-6 in the second quarter. The War Eagles responded with a drive down deep in Madison territory … going for it on fourth down and inches, faking the run and Stephens throwing it to Lindsey out of the back“ eld. The two-point conversion was good and Wakulla was up, 14-7. The Cowboys answered with a drive down the “ eld and a score to tie it. On the ensuring kickoff, Lindsey showed his speed and elusiveness on a long return down the sideline for a touchdown. The extra point was missed. The War Eagles led 20-14. But Madison County came back, this time on what appeared to be a busted play when the Cowboys quarterback broke a tackle and scrambled for a touchdown. The point after was no good and the score was tied at 20. Coach Klees made some major substitutions in the fourth quarter, looking at some other players … including freshman quarterback Feleipe Franks. Continued on 3B By WILLIAM SNOWDENeditor@thewakullanews.netOnce again, we are expecting big things,Ž says Wakulla Head Football Coach Scott Klees. I expect more out of this team that I did last year,Ž he says. Which says a lot. Last years War Eagles made it to the state championship game, but couldnt bring home the title. The 2011 class 5A state r unner ups. This year, Klees says, We do have a shot to be very good, It just depends on the leadership of this team.Ž And he doesnt mean coaches. Bottom line … as coaches, were not getting on the field; the kids are out on the field. It all depends on those leaders you have.Ž The heart and soul of this years team is running back and corner Demetrius Lindsey, a senior, who Klees praised for his leadership in the locker room. On the “ eld, the offense will be behind quarterback Caleb Stephens. Last seasons War Eagles got off to a stumbling start, looking at a 2-2 record. Klees called off practice and had the team sit down and discuss what was going wrong. Over his 11 years as head coach, his teams have been marred by slow starts, Klees says. I cant “ gure out why … usually we get stronger as the season goes on.Ž Last years War Eagles came together as team, playing stronger as the season went on right up to the championship game. Klees says he attributes that to each player on the team “ guring out their roles. Sometimes,Ž he says, it takes a couple of games to get the sel“ shness out.Ž While last years team had a lot of speed, Klees says this years War Eagles may be a little tougher. Theyll need it with a schedule that includes three teams that went to the state championship: Madison, North Florida Christian, and Jefferson County. If we dont show up every week, it will be a long night,Ž Klees says. Last years motto was Keep your axe sharp.Ž This year, its Dont miss.Ž Klees says it came from Fellowship of Christian Athletes camp … Dont miss out on heaven.Ž For Klees, it also means dont miss practice, dont miss a chance to start. For the players, its obvious what it means to them: This year, dont miss a return to the state championship. Klees has 25 seniors on the team, and 24 juniors, and says his focus is getting the players to accept their roles on the team and work together. OFFENSE A lot more will be on the shoulders of senior quarterback Caleb Stephens this year, Klees says. We didnt put him a situation where he could really get us in trouble last year, This year, hes more experienced, were gonna put more pressure on him to make plays. Continued on Page 3B Section B THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 Some War Eagles to watch this year Page 3B Riversprings football Lady War Eagles volleyball Page 6B 2012 War Eagles player photos Page 4B sports news and team views SportsTime for War Eagle football20-20 tie at MadisonPRESEASON JAMBOREE CIRCUS CATCH: War Eagle freshman wide receiver Keith Gavin made a leaping, one-handed catch for Wakullas “ rst score of the night on a pass from senior quarterback Caleb Stephens. PHOTOS BY BILL ROLLINS/SPECIAL TO THE NEWS PHOTO BY BILL ROLLINS/SPECIAL TO THE NEWSCoach Klees expects more from this team than last year’s 2 3 23 23 5 5 2 5 25 25 2 4 24 24 2 0 6 206 206Wakulla’s ranking among all schools .* Preseason ranking of Wakulla among state class 5A schools.* The War Eagles’ national rank.* Number of seniors on this year’s team. Number of juniors on the team. Source: Maxpreps.com By the numbers Thi s year,  We d o h a v b e very goo d p ends on th o f t h is tea m And he d o c o aches. B o … a w Coach Scott Klees SEASON OPENER is Friday, Aug. 31, at home against Mosley at 7:30 p.m. More game photos at thewakullanews.com. WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING:“After an appearance at the Class 5A state nals last season, the War Eagles are locked and loaded for another titel shot. The Eagles return nine seniors who are projected as college prospects, highlighted by offensive lineman Grif n (6-6, 270). Grif n will clear the way for quarterback Stephens, who passed for 1,000 yards and 17 touchdowns last season. Defensively, All-State and All-Big Bend linebacker James led the team with 100 tackles and is joined by another All-Big Bend selection at linebacker in Cromartie. Not only do the War Ealges have experience returning, they also have players coming up from a JV team that has lost only one game in the last two years. With as much talent and experience as the War Eagles have, expect them to be one of the teams to beat in 5A.” – FNF (Friday Night Football/Florida) Running back Demetrius Lindsey protects the ball. Wakulla Inn & Suites GO WAR EAGLES! 850-926-3737 3292 Coastal Hwy. 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Clubs, Groups, Regular MeetingsThursday, Aug. 30  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at 7 p.m. at the Panacea Women’s Club on Otter Lake Road, Panacea. For more information call 524-9103.  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 8 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call (850) 544-0719 for more information.  COASTAL OPTIMIST CLUB will meet at noon at Posey’s Steam Room in Panacea.  FAMILY TO FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP will meet at 6 p.m. at the NAMI Wakulla of ce.  ROTARY CLUB meets at the senior center at noon.  WAKULLA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum is located at 24 High Drive, Crawfordville.  NAMI FAMILY TO FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP will meet at 6 p.m. at the NAMI Wakulla of ce, 2140-C Crawfordville Highway. This group is for family members and friends of people diagnosed with mental illnesses and is free of charge. Friday, Aug. 31  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at 8 p.m. at 54 Ochlockonee Street in Crawfordville. Call (850) 545-1853 for more information.  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at noon at 54 Ochlockonee Street in Crawfordville. Call (850) 545-1853 for more information.  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 8 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call (850) 544-0719 for more information.  BOOK CLUB meets at the public library from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS meets at St. Teresa’s Episcopal Church in Medart from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  PICKIN’ ‘N’ GRINNIN’ JAM SESSION will be held at the senior center from 10 a.m. to noon. (Also on Tuesdays)  WAKULLA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum is located at 24 High Drive, Crawfordville.  QUILTERS GUILD OF WAKULLA COUNTY will meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Wakulla County Extension Of ce. Join them for the fun of quilting. Quilters of all skill levels are invited. Contact Anne Lopez at 294-0832. Saturday, Sept. 1  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at 5:30 p.m. at Mission by the Sea Church on Alligator Drive in Alligator Point. Call (850) 545-1853 for more information.  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 8 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call (850) 544-0719 for more information.  NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 3106 Shadeville Highway, across from the volunteer re department, at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 224-2321.  SOPCHOPPY GROWERS MARKET will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in front of Posh Java, Organics & Gifts, on the corner of Rose St. and Winthrop Ave., in downtown Sopchoppy. The market features locally grown, organic and unsprayed produce, homemade bread, and other food items. To participate in the market, contact Posh Java at (850) 962-1010 or email poshjava@gmail.com for details. Sunday, Sept. 2  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at 6 p.m. at 54 Ochlockonee Street in Crawfordville. For more information, call (850) 545-1853. Monday, Sept. 3  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at 7 p.m. at the Panacea Women’s Club on Otter Lake Road, Panacea.  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS FOR WOMEN will meet at 6 p.m. at 54 Ochlockonee Street in Crawfordville. For more information call (850) 545-1853.  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 6 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call (850) 544-0719 for more information.  LINE DANCING will be held at the senior center at 1:30 p.m.  FREE RESPITE CARE is offered by The Alzheimer’s Project of Wakulla at Lake Ellen Baptist Church from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Bring a loved one to be cared for. Lunch will be provided. The church is located at 4495 Crawfordville Highway. Call Pat Ashley for more information at (850) 984-5277.  YOGA CLASSES with Tamara will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the Senior Citizens Center. This is a gentle restorative class focusing on the breath to build exibility, restore balance with a mind/body approach. Tuesday, Sept. 4  ALANON meets at 54 Ochlockonee Street in Crawfordville at noon.  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 6 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call (850) 544-0719 for more information.  BOOK BUNCH meets in the children’s room at the public library at 10:30 a.m.  NAMI CONNECTION will meet from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the NAMI Wakulla of ce. This group is for people diagnosed with a mental illness.  VFW LADIES AUXILIARY BINGO will be held at the VFW Post on Arran Road from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.  CRAWFORDVILLE LION’S CLUB will meet at 6 p.m. at Myra Jean’s Restaurant. Wednesday, Sept. 5  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at Ochlockonee Bay UMC on Surf Road at noon.  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 8 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call (850) 544-0719 for more information.  BOOK BABIES, storytime with activities for toddlers, will be held at the public library at 10:30 a.m.  BRAIN GYM CLASS will be held at the senior center at 10:30 a.m.  KNITTING GROUP meets at the public library from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. For information, call 491-1684.  LINE DANCING will be held at the senior center at 2 p.m.  NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 6:30 p.m. at NAMI Wakulla, 2140-C Crawfordville Highway. Call 2242321 for more information.  BEADING CLASSES with Tamara will be held at 12:45 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center. Choose from glass and stone beads to create your masterpiece. There is a $3 to $5 fee for the materials.  KNITTING CLUB will meet at 4 p.m. at the public library. Anyone interested in the art of knitting are encouraged to attend.  WAKULLA COUNTY JUVENILE JUSTICE COUNCIL will meet from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. at the library. The meeting will include a discussion of the Prevention Partnership, Invest in Children grant submission, and a presentation by Maresha Alexander of the Department of Juvenile Justice on the Civil Citation Program. Thursday, Sept. 6  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at 7 p.m. at the Panacea Women’s Club on Otter Lake Road, Panacea. For more information call 524-9103.  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 8 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call (850) 544-0719 for more information.  COASTAL OPTIMIST CLUB will meet at noon at Posey’s Steam Room in Panacea.  FAMILY TO FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP will meet at 6 p.m. at the NAMI Wakulla of ce.  ROTARY CLUB meets at the senior center at noon.  WAKULLA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum is located at 24 High Drive, Crawfordville.Special EventsFriday, Aug. 31  RETIREMENT CELEBRATION PARTY for County Emergency Management Services Director Fran Councill will be held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Wakulla County Commission Chambers, located at 29 Arran Road in Crawfordville. She is retiring after 40 years of dedicated and loyal service to Wakulla County and its citizens. It is sponsored by the Wakulla County Board of County Commissioners and ESG, Public Works. Saturday Sept. 1  RANDALL “BIG DADDY” WEBSTER will perform with special guest Chris Robbins 8 p.m. at Posh Java in Sopchoppy. Webster brings his original Blues peppered with soul and jazz. He’ll debut several new tunes form his upcoming CD “The Fingerprint Of Blues. “ Robbins will sit in on harp. Seating is limited so call or email for reservations: (850) 962-1010 and poshjava@gmail.com. Sunday, Sept. 2  FIRST SUNDAY AT THE REFUGE PRESENTATION SERIES will feature Loran Anderson as he presents “Floral Strategies in Plants” at 2 p.m. at the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge. Anderson is a retired FSU professor and volunteer refuge botanist whose plant hikes and presentations are always a treat. First Sunday presentations are in the Environmental Education Center, “Nature’s Classroom” at St. Marks Refuge, 1255 Lighthouse Road. Seating is limited so please come early. Refuge entrance fees apply. Call 850-925-6121 for information. Monday, Sept. 3  BLOOD DRIVE from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Wal-Mart. Walk-ins are welcome and no appointment is necessary. All donors will receive a $10 Wal-Mart gift card. Tuesday, Sept. 4  BLOOD DRIVE will be held at TMH Wakulla from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 926-7105 (Lori) for an appointment time or just drop by the day of the drive. Anyone who gives blood will receive a T-shirt and a chance to win a Honda Civic. Thursday, Sept. 6  HOUSTON TAFF MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP GOLF TOURNAMENT will be held at Wildwood Country Club. Entrance fee for the tournament is $500 per team or $125 per player. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. with a 12:30 p.m. Shotgun Start. The tournament format will be Select a Shot, and prizes will be awarded to the top 3 teams, in 3 ights. Mulligans will be available at $20 per player (4 mulligans). There will be 3 contests, including Closest to the Pin, Longest Drive, and Putting Contest. The total entrance fee for all three is $20 per player. For more information, contact Steve Brown at 570-3910 or Tara C. Sanders at 926-5211 or 566-8272.  CONVENTION WATCH PARTY will be held by the Wakulla County Democratic Party beginning at 7:30 p.m. at their headquarters at 1626 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville. Gather with them to watch President Obama accept the nomination at the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. Join them for this event and as they make plans for the weekend of action on Sept. 8 and 9. Volunteers are encouraged to attend. Call 745-6169 for more information. Saturday, Sept. 8  ST. MARKS YACHT CLUB will host Dr. Felicia Coleman, director of the FSU Coastal and Marine Laboratory, as its featured guest at the Club’s Up Close and Personal Spotlight Event at 7:30 p.m. The Club is located at 36 Yacht Club Lane. The public is invited to attend. Seating is limited, so reservations should be made by calling (850) 925-6606. In a conversational-style interview led by Dr. Betty Ann Korzenny, adjunct professor, Florida State University, School of Communication, she and Coleman will discuss what in uenced Coleman to pursue her study of sea life, and the local and international impact of the Laboratory’s research.  WAKULLA GARDENS COMMUNITY MEETING will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. at Pioneer Baptist Church at the corner of Spring Creek Highway and Beachwood. They will be reviewing improvement ideas.  A SWIFT NIGHT OUT will be held from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Wakulla Springs State Park. This unusual and interactive ranger-led program will offer guests an opportunity to witness one of the great natural phenomena that occurs in the park – the roosting of the chimney swifts. The small twittering birds assemble in great numbers in both the spring and the fall of the year. At dusk they begin their dizzying dance circling the Wakulla Springs Lodge. Participants are challenged to count the small black specters as they dive into the chimney. The program is free with park admission. Call 850-561-7286 to let park staff know you’re coming. Sunday, Sept. 9  WAKULLA GARDENS COMMUNITY MEETING will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. at Pioneer Baptist Church at the corner of Spring Creek Highway and Beachwood. They will be reviewing improvement ideas. Monday, Sept. 10  COMMUNITY HEALTH IMPROVEMENT PROJET will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wakulla County Health Department. This event was re-scheduled and was originally planned for Aug. 28. The WCHD needs your assistance identifying health issues facing our community. All are invited to attend. RSVP to Tonya Hobby at 926-0401 ext. 217. Lunch will be provided.  WILDERNESS COAST PUBLIC LIBRARIES GOVERNING BOARD will meet at 1:30 p.m. at the Wakulla County Public Library. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call (850) 997-7400. Thursday, Sept. 13  NATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY FUNDRAISER LUNCHEON will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the University Center Club at FSU Doak Campbell Stadium. This event will raise awareness about MS and raise money to bene t those living with MS in North Florida. For more information, call (850)386-4843 or email MSluncheon@earthlink.net. Page 2B – THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 www.thewakullanews.com Retirement party for EMS Director Fran Councill, 3 to 5 p.m. in commission chambers. Randall “Big Daddy” Webster at Posh Java at 8 p.m. First Sunday at the Refuge presentation series at 2 p.m. at St. Marks Wildlife Refuge. Labor Day FridaySaturdaySundayMonday W e e k Week i n inW a k u l l a akulla W a k u l l a akulla Email your community events to jjensen@thewakullanews.net Government Meetings Thursday, Aug. 30  SOPCHOPPY CITY COMMISSION will hold a special meeting on the budget at 6:30 p.m. at city hall. Tuesday, Sept. 4  COUNTY COMMISSION will meet at 5 p.m. for its regular board meeting in the commission chambers. Thursday, Sept. 6  COUNTY COMMISSION will hold a workshop at 5 p.m. in the commission chambers. By SCOTT JOYNERLibrary DirectorWed like to tell everyone this week about a couple of new technological changes at the library. First, some of you may have noticed that we have updated our website. We are trying to add some bells and whistles along with more detailed information about our programs. With any change like this, there are sure to be some growing pains so please bear with us while we work through them. The new site will allow us to quickly make changes and provide information while providing a fresh look to the user. We welcome and questions or comments of course as we want to make it as easy as possible for our patrons to use. Second, wed like to update you on our seemingly never ending saga of having e-books available to checkout at the library. Beginning in mid-October, this service will “ nally be available. With the assistance of Wilderness Coast Public Libraries (the library cooperative Wakulla is a part of), we were able to get a great deal on providing this service. The eBooks will be able to be downloaded to your reader (Nook, Kindle, etc), computer, or other compatible device very easily and we will have public workshops here where we will walk you through the process. Initially we will focus on providing popular bestselling authors, but will be happy to take recommendations. Many popular works that are in the public domain will also be available in addition to the more recent materials which we have to purchase. Please keep in mind that we will not be going instantly from zero to hundreds of eBooks in our collection so please bear with us as we build our collection for those interested in this service. For those old fashioned (like me) book lovers, our providing the eBook service will not affect our normal building of our collection of books, DVDs, and audio. This is merely expanding our collection to those who wish to use their eBook devices. More information on how the system will work will follow in the coming weeks. Were very excited to “ nally bring this service to our patrons and believe that is will be a great success. Mark your calendar for the second Annual Friends of the Library Silent Auction As anyone who has come by my of“ ce can see, we already have plenty of great items to be bid on at our second annual Silent Auction to benefit the Friends of the Library which takes place on Friday Sept. 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. We will have a book listing the items available in the library beginning next week for those whod like to make early bids before the event. Items have been donated from many local businesses and our always generous patrons. Last year, the event raised more than $2,000 for the Friends and we hope with your generous support we can top that this year. Stop by on Sept. 14 for all the fun and please come by to check out the bid book for anything youre interested in starting next week! Library News... Political EventsThursday, September 27 POLITICAL FORUM for County Commission seats 1, 3, 5. Seat 1 will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the library. Seat 3 at 7:30 p.m. and Seat 5 at 8:30 p.m.

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Caleb Brown OFFENSIVE LINEMAN Says its not enough to get back to the championship game … he wants to get back and win it. Asked about his commitment to play for Georgia Tech next year, he says he isnt thinking about that now. Ive got to go out and do my thing here “ rst, then go and do my thing at Tech.Ž Is looking forward to playing North Florida Christian early in the season, and later in the year, Rickards and Godby. www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 – Page 3BSome War Eagles to watch this year Jonathan Chunn OFFENSIVE LINEMAN Chris Grif“ n OFFENSIVE LINEMAN Kevin James LINEBACKER Fred Cummings LINEBACKER Caleb Stephens QUARTERBACK Demetrius Lindsey RUNNING BACK/CORNER Says that last years shut-down defense is looking to get its form back from last year. The hard-hitting linebacker says the defense is looking good with a couple of underclassmen stepping up. Hes looking forward to the season. Says hes looking forward to getting the team back where it needs to be. The punishing linebacker says hes looking forward to all three district games this year. Says hes ready to step up and take charge of the offense this year. Part of that is more developing pass plays. Theres no specific opponent hes looking forward to, just taking it game by game. He made bracelets for the team that say DYBLTRTG, Do your best leave the results to God.Ž Its how he plays, he says. Thats what were about. Its what we live by.Ž Says hes recovering from his knee injury at the end of last year. Im pretty much full-steam,Ž he says. His goal: going back to state. Says that hes glad to be a part of this offense, though the struggle before the season has been to get everybody on the same page. He plays both ways, offense and defense, and has explosive speed. Asked if the team has as much speed as last years, Stephens answers that the War Eagles havent lost a step. Continued from Page 1B Ultimately, Klees says, Were gonna be as good as our offensive line.Ž That includes Chris Grif“ n, a 6-6 senior who has already committed to play for Georgia Tech, and Caleb Brown, who tore up his knee last year and is working his way back, and lineman Jonathan Chunn. Demetrius Lindsay plays both ways, offense and defense. He gets everybody up for practice,Ž Klees says. Hopefully, hes going to do it before the games. I expect him to.Ž DEFENSE The heart of the defense is Mikal Cromartie, a senior cornerback and wide receiver who has started since he was a freshman. The linebacking corps includes veterans Kevin James and Fred Cummings. And Klees is looking for big things from strong safety Dequan Simmons. Hes quite a player for us.Ž Sophomore Hunter Hurst is a starter on the defensive line, but the other starters are juniors and seniors. There are also three freshmen on the team who came up from the undefeated Riversprings Middle School team: wide receiver Keith Gavin, running back Monterious Loggins, and quarterback Feleipe Franks. Prior to the preseason game against Madison, Klees wanted to give them some playing time to see how well those freshmen “ t in and how they respond to varsity football. The transition is pretty easy for the Riversprings players, where Coach Joey Jacobs runs the same offense as Wakulla. Its an easy “ t for those players,Ž Klees says. Klees is proud of his junior varsity, nothing they have only lost one game in two years.Coach Klees expects more from this teamContinued from Page 1B The War Eagles appeared to be driving down the “ eld for a winning score as time was running off the clock, but a fumble inside the Madison 10 was recovered by the Cowboys, and they marched down the “ eld on a quick drive of their own. 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Page 6B – THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 www.thewakullanews.com Brett Buckridge Ray Sapp Agustus Beverly Caleb Brown Jordan Franks John Cole Hunter Hurst Tyrell Gamon Gary Jordan Jonathan Chunn Michael Sarvis Chris Grif“ n LindysChicken Since19687locations SPECIALS SPECIALS TENDERS 3 Large Chicken Tenders w/ Fries .......... $4.89 HOT WINGS 5 Piece w/ Fries ....................................... $4.89 2 Whole Wings w/ Fries & Biscuit .................................... $4.89 Includes Side & Small Drink Chicken Fillet combo .................................. $6.99 3 Tenders special ........................................ $6.39 5 Hot Wings ................................................. $6.39 Chicken Salad or BBQ Sandwich ............... $5.99 Pork Chop Sandwich .................................. $6.99 2 Whole Wings ............................................ $6.39 2 PC Dark with only Mashed Potatoes ....... $5.19 COMBO MEALS COMBO MEALS COACHES • Scott Klees, head coach • Jamie Vernon, assistant head coach/offensive line • George Kilbourne, sp ecial teams-linebacker • Aubrey Gavin, r unning backs-safeties • Jordan Brown, assistant offensive line • Grady Guest, defensive coach • Christian Amos, defensive ends • Marcus Farlin, defensive line • Tim Harris, assistant defensive line • James Wells, wide receivers • Craig Revell, quarterbacks • Coach Pate, offensivedefensive lineThe season kicked off with the Green and White game on Saturday, Aug. 25. The season opens Thursday, Aug. 30, against Kingdom Life Prep in Tallahassee at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, Suwannee in Live Oak at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, Marianna at WHS at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, Wakulla Middle at WHS at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, Kingdom Life Prep at WHS at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, WMS for county championship at WHS at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, close the season against Taylor County at WHS at 6 p.m. By ELIZABETH ANDREWSSpecial to The NewsThe Wakulla High Schools varsity volleyball team attended the preseason classic Friday, Aug. 24, at Leon High School where they played Godby and John Paul II. The first game was against Godby High and consisted of four matches. The first match had a score of 25-15 and was the “ rst win of the season for the Lady Eagles. The second match also had a “ nal score of 25-15, followed by a loss in the third match with a score of 22-25. The girls pushed hard for their third win in match four, beating Godby 25-16 and avoiding a “ fth match in the best out of fiveŽ game. Haley Brown, a sophomore, led the team in both offense and defense with 15 kills and seven digs. Breighly Bolton had six kills and “ ve blocks followed by Marina Petrandis with “ ve kills and two blocks. Caylee Cox, a freshman, served six aces and had three unanswered spikes. Jordan Pryor, the teams libero or defensive specialist, also had a good game with seven digs. In the second game the girls played John Paul II and lost three matches in a row, ending the game quickly. The “ rst match score was 18-25, the second was 23-25 and the third score was 1825. Though the ladies played hard, it just wasnt enough to come back for a win. Shannan Wood worked hard with seven kills and three blocks while Breighly Bolton had “ ve aces, four kills and two blocks. Haley Brown hit an astonishing 13 spikes though the opponent returned 10 of them. Marina Petrandis also helped hold the team together with six kills and two blocks. These games were not counted for the seasons record. The first official game was scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 28, but was been cancelled because of Tropical Storm Isaac. The season opener is set for Thursday, Aug. 30, at home at 7 p.m. against Maclay.Riversprings football schedule Lady War Eagles get underway with preseason classicVOLLEYBALL Thursday, Aug. 30 against Maclay at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, Lincoln in Tallahassee at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, Rickards at home at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 10 Franklin County at Franklin at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 13 Suwannee at home at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24 Florida High at home at 7 p.m. Sept. 25, Suwannee at Suwannee at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 27 Rickards in Tallahassee at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 3, Franklin at home at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 6 Florida High Tri-Match in Tallahassee at 10 a.m. Oct. 9, Lincoln at home at 7 p.m. Oct. 11, Chiles in Tallahassee at 7 p.m. Oct. 13, Maclay Tri-Match in Tallahassee at 1 p.m. Oct. 23 District Championship TBA. ADULT CO-ED CHAMPS: Lowerys Masonry “ nished the Wakulla Parks and Recreation Adult Coed Softball league undefeated at 10-0, second place was tied with El Jaliscos and Derek Allen Audio. Other teams were Hit & Run,Hat“ eld Home Improvements,Sharks and Riverside.

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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 – Page 7B 000C9KSNO. 1 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE I, SECTION 28 (Legislative) Ballot Title : HEALTH CARE SERVICES.— Ballot Summary: Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to prohibit laws or rules from compelling any person or employer to purchase, obtain, or otherwise provide for health care coverage; permit a person or an employer to purchase lawful health care services directly from a health care provider; permit a health care provider to accept direct payment from a person or an employer for lawful health care services; exempt persons, employers, and health care providers from penalties and taxes for paying directly or accepting direct payment for lawful health care services; and prohibit laws or rules from abolishing the private market for health care coverage of any lawful health care service. Specifies that the amendment does not affect which health care services a health care provider is required to perform or provide; affect which health care services are permitted by law; prohibit care provided pursuant to general law relating to workers’ compensation; affect laws or rules in effect as of March 1, 2010; affect the terms or conditions of any health care system to the extent that those terms and conditions do not have the effect of punishing a person or an employer for paying directly for lawful health care services or a health care provider for accepting direct payment from a person or an employer for lawful health care services; or affect any general law passed by two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the Legislature, passed after the effective date of the amendment, provided such law states with specificity the public necessity justifying the exceptions from the provisions of the amendment. The amendment expressly provides that it may not be construed to prohibit negotiated provisions in insurance contracts, network agreements, or other provider agreements contractually limiting copayments, coinsurance, deductibles, or other patient charges. Full Text: ARTICLE I DECLARATION OF RIGHTS SECTION 28. Health care services.— (a) To preserve the freedom of all residents of the state to provide for their own health care: (1) A law or rule may not compel, directly or indirectly, any person or employer to purchase, obtain or otherwise provide for health care coverage. (2) A person or an employer may pay directly for lawful health care services and may not be required to pay penalties or taxes for paying directly for lawful health care services. A health care provider m ay accept direct payment for lawful health care services and may not be required to pay penalties or taxes for accepting direct payment from a person or an employer for lawful health care services. (b) The private market for health care coverage of any lawful health care service may not be abolish ed by law or rule. (c) This section does not: (1) Affect which health care services a health care provider is required to perform or provide. (2) Affect which health care services are permitted by law. (3) Prohibit care provided pursuant to general law relating to workers’ compensation. (4) Affect laws or rules in effect as of March 1, 2010. (5) Affect the terms or conditions of any health care system to the extent that those terms and cond itions do not have the effect of punishing a person or an employer for paying directly for lawful health ca re services or a health care provider for accepting direct payment from a person or an employer for law ful health care services, except that this section may not be construed to prohibit any negotiated provi sion in any insurance contract, network agreement, or other provider agreement contractually limiting copaym ents, coinsurance, deductibles, or other patient charges. (6) Affect any general law passed by a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature after the effective date of this section, if the law states with specificity the public necessity that justifies an exception from this section. (d) As used in this section, the term: (1) “Compel” includes the imposition of penalties or taxes. (2) “Direct payment” or “pay directly” means payment for lawful health care services without a publi c or private third party, not including an employer, paying for any portion of the service. (3) “Health care system” means any public or private entity whose function or purpose is the management of, processing of, enrollment of individuals for, or payment, in full or in part, for hea lth care services, health care data, or health care information for its participants. (4) “Lawful health care services” means any health-related service or treatment, to the extent that the service or treatment is permitted or not prohibited by law or regulation at the time the service or treatment is rendered, which may be provided by persons or businesses otherwise permitted to offer such services. (5) “Penalties or taxes” means any civil or criminal penalty or fine, tax, salary or wage withholdin g or surcharge, or named fee with a similar effect established by law or rule by an agency established, c reated, or controlled by the government which is used to punish or discourage the exercise of rights protect ed under this section. For purposes of this section only, the term “rule by an agency” may not be const rued to mean any negotiated provision in any insurance contract, network agreement, or other provider agreem ent contractually limiting copayments, coinsurance, deductibles, or other patient charges. NO. 2 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE VII, SECTION 6 ARTICLE XII, SECTION 32 (Legislative) Ballot Title: VETERANS DISABLED DUE TO COMBAT INJURY; HOMESTEAD PROPERTY TAX DISCOUNT.— Ballot Summary: Proposing an amendment to Section 6 of Article VII and the creation of Section 32 of Article XII of the State Constitution to expand the availability of the property discount on the homesteads of veterans who became disabled as the result of a combat injury to include those who were not Florida residents when they entered the military and schedule the amendment to take effect January 1, 2013. Full Text: ARTICLE VII FINANCE AND TAXATION SECTION 6. Homestead exemptions.— (a) Every person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate and maintains thereon the permanent residence of the owner, or another legally or naturally dependent upon the owner, shall be exempt from taxation thereon, except assessments for special benefits, up to the assessed valuation of twenty-five thousand dollars and, for all levies other than school district levies, on the assessed valuation greater than fifty thousand dollars and up to seventy-five thousand dollars, upon establishment of right thereto in the manner prescribed by law. The real estate may be held by legal or equitable title, by the entireties, jointly, in common, as a condominium, or indirectly by stock ownership or membership representing the owner’s or member’s proprietary interest in a corporation owning a fee or a leasehold initially in excess of ninety-eight years. The exemption shall not apply with respect to any assessment roll until such roll is first determined to be in compliance with the provisions of section 4 by a state agency designated by general law. This exemption is repealed on the effective date of any amendment to this Article which provides for the assessment of homestead property at less than just value. (b) Not more than one exemption shall be allowed any individual or family unit or with respect to any residential unit. No exemption shall exceed the value of the real estate assessable to the owner or, in case of ownership through stock or membership in a corporation, the value of the proportion which the interest in the corporation bears to the assessed value of the property. (c) By general law and subject to conditions specified therein, the Legislature may provide to renters, who are permanent residents, ad valorem tax relief on all ad valorem tax levies. Such ad valorem tax relief shall be in the form and amount established by general law. (d) The legislature may, by general law, allow counties or municipalities, for the purpose of their respective tax levies and subject to the provisions of general law, to grant an additional homestead tax exemption not exceeding fifty thousand dollars to any person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate and maintains thereon the permanent residence of the owner and who has attained age sixty-five and whose household income, as defined by general law, does not exceed twenty thousand dollars. The general law must allow counties and municipalities to grant this additional exemption, within the limits prescribed in this subsection, by ordinance adopted in the manner prescribed by general law, and must provide for the periodic adjustment of the income limitation prescribed in this subsection for changes in the cost of living. (e) Each veteran who is age 65 or older who is partially or totally permanently disabled shall receive a discount from the amount of the ad valorem tax otherwise owed on homestead property the veteran owns and resides in if the disability was combat related, the veteran was a resident of this state at the time of entering the military service of the United States, and the veteran was honorably discharged upon separation from military service. The discount shall be in a percentage equal to the percentage of the veteran’s permanent, service-connected disability as determined by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. To qualify for the discount granted by this subsection, an applicant must submit to the county property appraiser, by March 1, proof of residency at the time of entering military service, an official letter from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs stating the percentage of the veteran’s serviceconnected disability and such evidence that reasonably identifies the disability as combat related, and a copy of the veteran’s honorable discharge. If the property appraiser denies the request for a discount, the appraiser must notify the applicant in writing of the reasons for the denial, and the veteran may reapply. The Legislature may, by general law, waive the annual application requirement in subsequent years. This subsection shall take effect December 7, 2006, is self-executing, and does not require implementing legislation. ARTICLE XII SCHEDULE SECTION 32. Veterans disabled due to combat injury; homestead property tax discount.—The amendment to subsection (e) of Section 6 of Article VII relating to the homestead property tax discount for ve terans who became disabled as the result of a combat injury shall take effect January 1, 2013. NO. 3 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE VII, SECTIONS 1 and 19 ARTICLE XII, SECTION 32 (Legislative) Ballot Title: STATE GOVERNMENT REVENUE LIMITATION.— Ballot Summary: This proposed amendment to the State Constitution replaces the existing state revenue limitation based on Florida personal income growth with a new state revenue limitation based on inflation and population changes. Under the amendment, state revenues, as defined in the amendment, collected in excess of the revenue limitation must be deposited into the budget stabilization fund until the fund reaches its maximum balance, and thereafter shall be used for the support and maintenance of public schools by reducing the minimum financial effort required from school districts for participation in a state-funded education finance program, or, if the minimum financial effort is no longer required, returned to the taxpayers. The Legislature may increase the state revenue limitation through a bill approved by a super majority vote of each house of the Legislature. The Legislature may also submit a proposed increase in the state revenue limitation to the voters. The Legislature must implement this proposed amendment by general law. The amendment will take effect upon approval by the electors and will first apply to the 20142015 state fiscal year. Full Text: ARTICLE VII FINANCE AND TAXATION SECTION 1. Taxation; appropriations; state expenses state revenue limitation.— (a) No tax shall be levied except in pursuance of law. No state ad valorem taxes shall be levied upon real estate or tangible personal property. All other forms of taxation shall be preempted to the state except as provided by general law. (b) Motor vehicles, boats, airplanes, trailers, trailer coaches and mobile homes, as defined by law, shall be subject to a license tax for their operation in the amounts and for the purposes prescribed by law, but shall not be subject to ad valorem taxes. (c) No money shall be drawn from the treasury except in pursuance of appropriation made by law. (d) Provision shall be made by law for raising sufficient revenue to defray the expenses of the state for each fiscal period. (e) Except as provided herein, state revenues collected for any fiscal year shall be limited to state revenues allowed under this subsection for the prior fiscal year plus an adjustment for growth. As used in this subsection, “growth” means an amount equal to the average annual rate of growth in Florida personal income over the most recent twenty quarters times the state revenues allowed under this subsection for the prior fiscal year. For the 1995-1996 fiscal year, the state revenues allowed under this subsection for the prior fiscal year shall equal the state revenues collected for the 1994-1995 fiscal year. Florida personal income shall be determined by the legislature, from information available from the United States Department of Commerce or its successor on the first day of February prior to the beginning of the fiscal year. State revenues collected for any fiscal year in excess of this limitation shall be transferred to the budget stabilization fund until the fund reaches the maximum balance specified in Section 19(g) of Article III, and thereafter shall be refunded to taxpayers as provided by general law. State revenues allowed under this subsection for any fiscal year may be increased by a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature in a separate bill that contains no other subject and that sets forth the dollar amount by which the state revenues allowed will be increased. The vote may not be taken less than seventy-two hours after the third reading of the bill. For purposes of this subsection, “state revenues” means taxes, fees, licenses, and charges for services imposed by the legislature on individuals, businesses, or agencies outside state government. However, “state revenues” does not include: revenues that are necessary to meet the requirements set forth in documents authorizing the issuance of bonds by the state; revenues that are used to provide matching funds for the federal Medicaid program with the exception of the revenues used to support the Public Medical Assistance Trust Fund or its successor program and with the exception of state matching funds used to fund elective expansions made after July 1, 1994; proceeds from the state lottery returned as prizes; receipts of the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund; balances carried forward from prior fiscal years; taxes, licenses, fees, and charges for services imposed by local, regional, or school district governing bodies; or revenue from taxes, licenses, fees, and charges for services required to be imposed by any amendment or revision to this constitution after July 1, 1994. An adjustment to the revenue limitation shall be made by general law to reflect the fiscal impact of transfers of responsibility for the funding of governmental functions between the state and other levels of government. The legislature shall, by general law, prescribe procedures necessary to administer this subsection. SECTION 19. State revenue limitation.— (a) STATE REVENUE LIMITATION.—Except as provided in this section, state revenues collected in any fiscal year are limited as follows: (1) For the 2014-2015 fiscal year, state revenues are limited to an amount equal to the state revenu es collected during the 2013-2014 fiscal year multiplied by the sum of the adjustment for growth plus f our onehundredths. (2) For the 2015-2016 fiscal year, state revenues are limited to an amount equal to the state revenu e limitation for fiscal year 2014-2015 multiplied by the sum of the adjustment for growth plus three o nehundredths. (3) For the 2016-2017 fiscal year, state revenues are limited to an amount equal to the state revenu e limitation for fiscal year 2015-2016 multiplied by the sum of the adjustment for growth plus two one hundredths. (4) For the 2017-2018 fiscal year, state revenues are limited to an amount equal to the state revenu e limitation for fiscal year 2016-2017 multiplied by the sum of the adjustment for growth plus one one hundredth. (5) For the 2018-2019 fiscal year and thereafter, state revenues are limited to an amount equal to t he state revenue limitation for the previous fiscal year multiplied by the adjustment for growth. (6) The adjustment for growth for a fiscal year shall be determined by March 1 preceding the fiscal year using the latest information available. Once the adjustment for growth is determined for a fiscal ye ar, it may not be changed based on revisions to the information used to make the determination. (b) REVENUES IN EXCESS OF THE LIMITATION.—State revenues collected in any fiscal year in excess of the revenue limitation shall be transferred to the budget stabilization fund until the fun d reaches the maximum balance specified in Section 19(g) of Article III, and thereafter shall be used for the support and maintenance of public schools by reducing the minimum financial effort required from school dist ricts for participation in a state-funded education finance program, or, if the minimum financial effort i s no longer required, returned to taxpayers as provided by general law. (c) AUTHORITY OF THE LEGISLATURE TO INCREASE THE REVENUE LIMITATION.— (1) The state revenue limitation for any fiscal year may be increased by a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature. Unless otherwise provided by the bill increasing the re venue limitation, the increased revenue limitation enacted under this paragraph shall be used to determine the revenue limitation for future fiscal years. (2) The state revenue limitation for any one fiscal year may be increased by a three-fifths vote of the membership of each house of the legislature. Increases to the revenue limitation enacted under this paragraph must be disregarded when determining the revenue limitation in subsequent fiscal years. (3) A bill increasing the revenue limitation may not contain any other subject and must set forth th e dollar amount by which the state revenue limitation will be increased. The vote may not be taken less than seventy-two hours after the third reading in either house of the legislature of the bill in the form that will be presented to the governor. (d) AUTHORITY OF THE ELECTORS TO INCREASE THE REVENUE LIMITATION.—The legislature may propose an increase in the state revenue limitation pursuant to a concurrent resolution enacted by a three-fifths vote of the membership of each house. The proposed increase shall be submitted to the electors at the next general election held more than ninety days after the resolution is filed with the custodian of state records. However, the legislature may submit the proposed increase at an earlier special election held more than ninety days after it is filed with the custodian of state records pursuant t o a law enacted by the affirmative vote of three-fourths of the membership of each house of the legislature. The resolution must set forth the dollar amount by which the state revenue limitation will be increased. Unless otherwise provided in the resolution, the increased revenue limitation shall be used to determine th e revenue limitation for future fiscal years. The proposed increase shall take effect if it is approve d by a vote of at least 60 percent of the electors voting on the matter. (e) REVENUE LIMIT ADJUSTMENT BY THE LEGISLATURE.—The legislature shall provide by general law for adjustments to the state revenue limitation to reflect: (1) The fiscal impact of transfers of responsibility for the funding of governmental functions betwe en the state and other levels of government occurring after May 6, 2011; or (2) The fiscal impact of a new federal mandate. (f) GENERAL LAW IMPLEMENTATION.—The legislature shall, by general law, prescribe procedures necessary to administer this section. (g) DEFINITIONS.—As used in this section, the term: (1) “Adjustment for growth” means an amount equal to the average for the previous five years of the product of the inflation factor and the population factor. (2) “Inflation factor” means an amount equal to one plus the percent change in the calendar year ann ual average of the Consumer Price Index. The term “Consumer Price Index” means the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers, U.S. city average (not seasonally adjusted, current base for all items), as published by the United States Department of Labor. In the event the index ceases to exist, the legi slature shall determine the successor index by general law. (3) “Population factor” means an amount equal to one plus the percent change in population of the st ate as of April 1 compared to April 1 of the prior year. For purposes of calculating the annual rate of change in population, the state’s official population estimates shall be used. (4) “State revenues” means taxes, fees, licenses, fines, and charges for services imposed by the legislature on individuals, businesses, or agencies outside state government. However, the term “sta te revenues” does not include: revenues that are necessary to meet the requirements set forth in docume nts authorizing the issuance of bonds by the state for bonds issued before July 1, 2012; revenues that a re used to provide matching funds for the federal Medicaid program with the exception of the revenues used to support the Public Medical Assistance Trust Fund or its successor program and with the exception of state matching funds used to fund optional expansions made after July 1, 1994; proceeds from the sta te lottery returned as prizes; receipts of the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund and Citizens Property Insurance Corporation; receipts of public universities and colleges; balances carried forward from p rior fiscal years; taxes, fees, licenses, fines, and charges for services imposed by local, regional, or school district governing bodies; or revenue from taxes, fees, licenses, fines, and charges for services au thorized by any amendment or revision to this constitution after May 6, 2011. ARTICLE XII SCHEDULE SECTION 32. State revenue limitation.—The amendment to Section 1 and the creation of Section 19 of Article VII, revising the state revenue limitation, and this section take effect upon approval by th e electors and apply beginning in the 2014-2015 state fiscal year. NO. 4 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE VII, SECTIONS 4, 6 ARTICLE XII, SECTIONS 27, 32, 33 (Legislative) Ballot Title: PROPERTY TAX LIMITATIONS; PROPERTY VALUE DECLINE; REDUCTION FOR NONHOMESTEAD ASSESSMENT INCREASES; DELAY OF SCHEDULED REPEAL.— Ballot Summary: (1) This would amend Florida Constitution Article VII, Section 4 (Taxation; assessments) and Section 6 (Homestead exemptions). It also would amend Article XII, Section 27, and add Sections 32 and 33, relating to the Schedule for the amendments. (2) In certain circumstances, the law requires the assessed value of homestead and specified nonhomestead property to increase when the just value of the property decreases. Therefore, this amendment provides that the Legislature may, by general law, provide that the assessment of homestead and specified nonhomestead property may not increase if the just value of that property is less than the just value of the property on the preceding January 1, subject to any adjustment in the assessed value due to changes, additions, reductions, or improvements to such property which are assessed as provided for by general law. This amendment takes effect upon approval by the voters. If approved at a special election held on the date of the 2012 presidential preference primary, it shall operate retroactively to January 1, 2012, or, if approved at the 2012 general election, shall take effect January 1, 2013. (3) This amendment reduces from 10 percent to 5 percent the limitation on annual changes in assessments of nonhomestead real property. This amendment takes effect upon approval of the voters. If approved at a special election held on the date of the 2012 presidential preference primary, it shall operate retroactively to January 1, 2012, or, if approved at the 2012 general election, takes effect January 1, 2013. (4) This amendment also authorizes general law to provide, subject to conditions specified in such law, an additional homestead exemption to every person who establishes the right to receive the homestead exemption provided in the Florida Constitution within 1 year after purchasing the homestead property and who has not owned property in the previous 3 calendar years to which the Florida homestead exemption applied. The additional homestead exemption shall apply to all levies except school district levies. The additional exemption is an amount equal to 50 percent of the homestead property’s just value on January 1 of the year the homestead is established. The additional homestead exemption may not exceed an amount equal to the median just value of all homestead property within the county where the property at issue is located for the calendar year immediately preceding January 1 of the year the homestead is established. The additional exemption shall apply for the shorter of 5 years or the year of sale of the property. The amount of the additional exemption shall be reduced in each subsequent year by an amount equal to 20 percent of the amount of the additional exemption rec eived in the year the homestead was established or by an amount equal to the difference between the just value of the property and the assessed value of the property determined under Article VII, Section 4(d), whichever is greater. Not more than one such exemption shall be allowed per homestead property at one time. The additional exemption applies to property purchased on or after January 1, 2011, if approved by the voters at a special election held on the date of the 2012 presidential preference primary, or to property purchased on or after January 1, 2012, if approved by the voters at the 2012 general election. The additional exemption is not available in the sixth and subsequent years after it is first received. The amendment shall take effect upon approval by the voters. If approved at a special election held on the date of the 2012 presidential preference primary, it shall operate retroactively to January 1, 2012, or, if approved at the 2012 general election, takes effect January 1, 2013. (5) This amendment also delays until 2023, the repeal, currently scheduled to take effect in 2019, of constitutional amendments adopted in 2008 which limit annual assessment increases for specified nonhomestead real property. This amendment delays until 2022 the submission of an amendment proposing the abrogation of such repeal to the voters. Full Text: ARTICLE VII FINANCE AND TAXATION SECTION 4. Taxation; assessments.—By general law regulations shall be prescribed which shall secure a just valuation of all property for ad valorem taxation, provided: (a) Agricultural land, land producing high water recharge to Florida’s aquifers, or land used exclusively for noncommercial recreational purposes may be classified by general law and assessed solely on the basis of character or use. (b) As provided by general law and subject to conditions, limitations, and reasonable definitions specified therein, land used for conservation purposes shall be classified by general law and assessed solely on the basis of character or use. (c) Pursuant to general law tangible personal property held for sale as stock in trade and livestock may be valued for taxation at a specified percentage of its value, may be classified for tax purposes, or may be exempted from taxation. (d) All persons entitled to a homestead exemption under Section 6 of this Article shall have their homestead assessed at just value as of January 1 of the year following the effective date of this amendment. This assessment shall change only as provided in this subsection. (1) Assessments subject to this subsection shall change be changed annually on January 1 1st of each year. ; but those changes in assessments a. A change in an assessment may shall not exceed the lower of the following: 0830 THCRNPAGE 1 OF 3

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Page 8B – THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 www.thewakullanews.com 1. a. Three percent (3%) of the assessment for the prior year. 2. b. The percent change in the Consumer Price Index for all urban consumers, U.S. City Average, all items 1967=100, or a successor index reports for the preceding calendar year as initially reported by the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. b. The legislature may provide by general law that, except for changes, additions, reductions, or improvements to homestead property assessed as provided in paragraph (5), an assessment may not increase if the just value of the property is less than the just value of the property on the preced ing January 1. (2) An No assessment may not shall exceed just value. (3) After a any change of ownership, as provided by general law, homestead property shall be assessed at just value as of January 1 of the following year, unless the provisions of paragraph (8) apply. Thereafter, the homestead shall be assessed as provided in this subsection. (4) New homestead property shall be assessed at just value as of January 1 1st of the year following the establishment of the homestead, unless the provisions of paragraph (8) apply. That assessment shall only change only as provided in this subsection. (5) Changes, additions, reductions, or improvements to homestead property shall be assessed as provided for by general law.; provided, However, after the adjustment for any change, addition, reduction, or improvement, the property shall be assessed as provided in this subsection. (6) In the event of a termination of homestead status, the property shall be assessed as provided by general law. (7) The provisions of this subsection amendment are severable. If a provision any of the provisions of this subsection is amendment shall be held unconstitutional by a any court of competent jurisdiction, the decision of the such court does shall not affect or impair any remaining provisions of this subsection amendment. (8)a. A person who establishes a new homestead as of January 1, 2009, or January 1 of any subsequent year and who has received a homestead exemption pursuant to Section 6 of this Article as of January 1 of either of the 2 two years immediately preceding the establishment of a the new homestead is entitled to have the new homestead assessed at less than just value. If this revision is approved in January of 2008, a person who establishes a new homestead as of January 1, 2008, is entitled to have the new homestead assessed at less than just value only if that person received a homestead exemption on January 1, 2007. The assessed value of the newly established homestead shall be determined as follows: 1. If the just value of the new homestead is greater than or equal to the just value of the prior homestead as of January 1 of the year in which the prior homestead was abandoned, the assessed value of the new homestead shall be the just value of the new homestead minus an amount equal to the lesser of $500,000 or the difference between the just value and the assessed value of the prior homestead as of January 1 of the year in which the prior homestead was abandoned. Thereafter, the homestead shall be assessed as provided in this subsection. 2. If the just value of the new homestead is less than the just value of the prior homestead as of January 1 of the year in which the prior homestead was abandoned, the assessed value of the new homestead shall be equal to the just value of the new homestead divided by the just value of the prior homestead and multiplied by the assessed value of the prior homestead. However, if the difference between the just value of the new homestead and the assessed value of the new homestead calculated pursuant to this subsubparagraph is greater than $500,000, the assessed value of the new homestead shall be increased so that the difference between the just value and the assessed value equals $500,000. Thereafter, the homestead shall be assessed as provided in this subsection. b. By general law and subject to conditions specified therein, the legislature shall provide for application of this paragraph to property owned by more than one person. (e) The legislature may, by general law, for assessment purposes and subject to the provisions of this subsection, allow counties and municipalities to authorize by ordinance that historic property may be assessed solely on the basis of character or use. Such character or use assessment shall apply only to the jurisdiction adopting the ordinance. The requirements for eligible properties must be specified by general law. (f) A county may, in the manner prescribed by general law, provide for a reduction in the assessed value of homestead property to the extent of any increase in the assessed value of that property which results from the construction or reconstruction of the property for the purpose of providing living quarters for one or more natural or adoptive grandparents or parents of the owner of the property or of the owner’s spouse if at least one of the grandparents or parents for whom the living quarters are provided is 62 years of age or older. Such a reduction may not exceed the lesser of the following: (1) The increase in assessed value resulting from construction or reconstruction of the property. (2) Twenty percent of the total assessed value of the property as improved. (g) For all levies other than school district levies, assessments of residential real property, as defined by general law, which contains nine units or fewer and which is not subject to the assessment limitations set forth in subsections (a) through (d) shall change only as provided in this subsection. (1) Assessments subject to this subsection shall be changed annually on the date of assessment provided by law. However, ; but those changes in assessments may shall not exceed 5 ten percent (10%) of the assessment for the prior year. The legislature may provide by general law that, except for changes, additions, reductions, or improvements to property assessed as provided in paragraph (4), an assessm ent may not increase if the just value of the property is less than the just value of the property on th e preceding date of assessment provided by law. (2) An No assessment may not shall exceed just value. (3) After a change of ownership or control, as defined by general law, including any change of ownership of a legal entity that owns the property, such property shall be assessed at just value as of the next assessment date. Thereafter, such property shall be assessed as provided in this subsection. (4) Changes, additions, reductions, or improvements to such property shall be assessed as provided for by general law. However, after the adjustment for any change, addition, reduction, or improvement, the property shall be assessed as provided in this subsection. (h) For all levies other than school district levies, assessments of real property that is not subject to the assessment limitations set forth in subsections (a) through (d) and (g) shall change only as provided in this subsection. (1) Assessments subject to this subsection shall be changed annually on the date of assessment provided by law. However, ; but those changes in assessments may shall not exceed 5 ten percent (10%) of the assessment for the prior year. The legislature may provide by general law that, except for changes, additions, reductions, or improvements to property assessed as provided in paragraph (5), an assessm ent may not increase if the just value of the property is less than the just value of the property on th e preceding date of assessment provided by law. (2) An No assessment may not shall exceed just value. (3) The legislature must provide that such property shall be assessed at just value as of the next assessment date after a qualifying improvement, as defined by general law, is made to such property. Thereafter, such property shall be assessed as provided in this subsection. (4) The legislature may provide that such property shall be assessed at just value as of the next assessment date after a change of ownership or control, as defined by general law, including any change of ownership of the legal entity that owns the property. Thereafter, such property shall be assessed as provided in this subsection. (5) Changes, additions, reductions, or improvements to such property shall be assessed as provided for by general law. ; However, after the adjustment for any change, addition, reduction, or improvement, the property shall be assessed as provided in this subsection. (i) The legislature, by general law and subject to conditions specified therein, may prohibit the consideration of the following in the determination of the assessed value of real property used for residential purposes: (1) Any change or improvement made for the purpose of improving the property’s resistance to wind damage. (2) The installation of a renewable energy source device. (j)(1) The assessment of the following working waterfront properties shall be based upon the current use of the property: a. Land used predominantly for commercial fishing purposes. b. Land that is accessible to the public and used for vessel launches into waters that are navigable. c. Marinas and drystacks that are open to the public. d. Water-dependent marine manufacturing facilities, commercial fishing facilities, and marine vessel construction and repair facilities and their support activities. (2) The assessment benefit provided by this subsection is subject to conditions and limitations and reasonable definitions as specified by the legislature by general law. SECTION 6. Homestead exemptions.— (a) Every person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate and maintains thereon the permanent residence of the owner, or another legally or naturally dependent upon the owner, shall be exempt from taxation thereon, except assessments for special benefits, up to the assessed valuation of $25,000 twentyfive thousand dollars and, for all levies other than school district levies, on the assessed valuation greater than $50,000 fifty thousand dollars and up to $75,000 seventy-five thousand dollars, upon establishment of right thereto in the manner prescribed by law. The real estate may be held by legal or equitable title, by the entireties, jointly, in common, as a condominium, or indirectly by stock ownership or membership representing the owner’s or member’s proprietary interest in a corporation owning a fee or a leasehold initially in excess of 98 ninety-eight years. The exemption shall not apply with respect to any assessment roll until such roll is first determined to be in compliance with the provisions of Section 4 by a state agency designated by general law. This exemption is repealed on the effective date of any amendment to this Article which provides for the assessment of homestead property at less than just value. (b) Not more than one exemption shall be allowed any individual or family unit or with respect to any residential unit. No exemption shall exceed the value of the real estate assessable to the owner or, in case of ownership through stock or membership in a corporation, the value of the proportion which the interest in the corporation bears to the assessed value of the property. (c) By general law and subject to conditions specified therein, the legislature may provide to renters, who are permanent residents, ad valorem tax relief on all ad valorem tax levies. Such ad valorem tax relief shall be in the form and amount established by general law. (d) The legislature may, by general law, allow counties or municipalities, for the purpose of their respective tax levies and subject to the provisions of general law, to grant an additional homestead tax exemption not exceeding $50,000 fifty thousand dollars to any person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate and maintains thereon the permanent residence of the owner and who has attained age 65 sixty-five and whose household income, as defined by general law, does not exceed $20,000 twenty thousand dollars. The general law must allow counties and municipalities to grant this additional exemption, within the limits prescribed in this subsection, by ordinance adopted in the manner prescribed by general law, and must provide for the periodic adjustment of the income limitation prescribed in this subsection for changes in the cost of living. (e) Each veteran who is age 65 or older who is partially or totally permanently disabled shall receive a discount from the amount of the ad valorem tax otherwise owed on homestead property the veteran owns and resides in if the disability was combat related, the veteran was a resident of this state at the time of entering the military service of the United States, and the veteran was honorably discharged upon separation from military service. The discount shall be in a percentage equal to the percentage of the veteran’s permanent, service-connected disability as determined by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. To qualify for the discount granted by this subsection, an applicant must submit to the county property appraiser, by March 1, proof of residency at the time of entering military service, an official letter from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs stating the percentage of the veteran’s serviceconnected disability and such evidence that reasonably identifies the disability as combat related, and a copy of the veteran’s honorable discharge. If the property appraiser denies the request for a discount, the appraiser must notify the applicant in writing of the reasons for the denial, and the veteran may reapply. The legislature may, by general law, waive the annual application requirement in subsequent years. This subsection shall take effect December 7, 2006, is self-executing, and does not require implementing legislation. (f) As provided by general law and subject to conditions specified therein, every person who establi shes the right to receive the homestead exemption provided in subsection (a) within 1 year after purchasi ng the homestead property and who has not owned property in the previous 3 calendar years to which the homestead exemption provided in subsection (a) applied is entitled to an additional homestead exempt ion for all levies except school district levies. The additional exemption is an amount equal to 50 perc ent of the homestead property’s just value on January 1 of the year the homestead is established. The additiona l exemption may not exceed the median just value of all homestead property within the county where the property at issue is located for the calendar year immediately preceding January 1 of the year the homestead is established. The additional exemption shall apply for a period of 5 years or until the year the property is sold, whichever occurs first. The amount of the additional exemption shall be reduced in each subsequent year by an amount equal to 20 percent of the amount of the additional exemption received in the year the homestead was established or by an amount equal to the difference between the just valu e of the property and the assessed value of the property determined under Section 4(d), whichever is grea ter. Not more than one exemption provided under this subsection shall be allowed per homestead property a t one time. The additional exemption applies to property purchased on or after January 1, 2011, if thi s amendment is approved at a special election held on the date of the 2012 presidential preference pri mary, or to property purchased on or after January 1, 2012, if this amendment is approved at the 2012 gene ral election, but the additional exemption is not available in the sixth and subsequent years after it i s first received. ARTICLE XII SCHEDULE SECTION 27. Property tax exemptions and limitations on property tax assessments.—The amendments to Sections 3, 4, and 6 of Article VII, providing a $25,000 exemption for tangible personal property, providing an additional $25,000 homestead exemption, authorizing transfer of the accrued benefit from the limitations on the assessment of homestead property, and this section, if submitted to the electors of this state for approval or rejection at a special election authorized by law to be held on January 29, 2008, shall take effect upon approval by the electors and shall operate retroactively to January 1, 2008, or, if submitted to the electors of this state for approval or rejection at the next general election, shall take effect January 1 of the year following such general election. The amendments to Section 4 of Article VII creating subsections (f) and (g) of that section, creating a limitation on annual assessment increases for specified real property, shall take effect upon approval of the electors and shall first limit assessments beginning January 1, 2009, if approved at a special election held on January 29, 2008, or shall first limit assessments beginning January 1, 2010, if approved at the general election held in November of 2008. Subsections (g) (f) and (h) (g) of Section 4 of Article VII, initially adopted as subsections (f) and (g) are repealed effective January 1, 2023 2019; however, the legislature shall by joint resolution propose an amendment abrogating the repeal of subsections (g) (f) and (h) (g), which shall be submitted to the electors of this state for approval or rejection at the general election of 2022 2018 and, if approved, shall take effect January 1, 2023 2019. SECTION 32. Property assessments.—This section and the amendment of Section 4 of Article VII addressing homestead and specified nonhomestead property having a declining just value and reducing the limit on the maximum annual increase in the assessed value of nonhomestead property, if submitte d to the electors of this state for approval or rejection at a special election authorized by law to be h eld on the date of the 2012 presidential preference primary, shall take effect upon approval by the electors an d shall operate retroactively to January 1, 2012, or, if submitted to the electors of this state for approva l or rejection at the 2012 general election, shall take effect January 1, 2013. SECTION 33. Additional homestead exemption for owners of homestead property who recently have not owned homestead property.—This section and the amendment to Section 6 of Article VII providing for a n additional homestead exemption for owners of homestead property who have not owned homestead property during the 3 calendar years immediately preceding purchase of the current homestead propert y, if submitted to the electors of this state for approval or rejection at a special election authorized b y law to be held on the date of the 2012 presidential preference primary, shall take effect upon approval by the electors and operate retroactively to January 1, 2012, and the additional homestead exemption shall be availa ble for properties purchased on or after January 1, 2011, or if submitted to the electors of this state for approval or rejection at the 2012 general election, shall take effect January 1, 2013, and the additional hom estead exemption shall be available for properties purchased on or after January 1, 2012. NO. 5 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE V, SECTIONS 2, 11, AND 12 (Legislative) Ballot Title: STATE COURTS.— Ballot Summary: Proposing a revision of Article V of the State Constitution relating to the judiciary. The State Constitution authorizes the Supreme Court to adopt rules for the practice and procedure in all courts. The constitution further provides that a rule of court may be repealed by a general law enacted by a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the Legislature. This proposed constitutional revision eliminates the requirement that a general law repealing a court rule pass by a two-thirds vote of each house, thereby providing that the Legislature may repeal a rule of court by a general law approved by a majority vote of each house of the Legislature that expresses the policy behind the repeal. The court could readopt the rule in conformity with the public policy expressed by the Legislature, but if the Legislature determines that a rule has been readopted and repeals the readopted rule, this proposed revision prohibits the court from further readopting the repealed rule without the Legislature’s prior approval. Under current law, rules of the judicial nominating commissions and the Judicial Qualifications Commission may be repealed by general law enacted by a majority vote of the membership of each house of the Legislature. Under this proposed revision, a vote to repeal those rules is changed to repeal by general law enacted by a majority vote of the legislators present. Under current law, the Governor appoints a justice of the Supreme Court from a list of nominees provided by a judicial nominating commission, and appointments by the Governor are not subject to confirmation. This revision requires Senate confirmation of a justice of the Supreme Court before the appointee can take office. If the Senate votes not to confirm the appointment, the judicial nominating commission must reconvene and may not renominate any person whose prior appointment to fill the same vacancy was not confirmed by the Senate. For the purpose of confirmation, the Senate may meet at any time. If the Senate fails to vote on the appointment of a justice within 90 days, the justice will be deemed confirmed and will take office. The Judicial Qualifications Commission is an independent commission created by the State Constitution to investigate and prosecute before the Florida Supreme Court alleged misconduct by a justice or judge. Currently under the constitution, commission proceedings are confidential until formal charges are filed by the investigative panel of the commission. Once formal charges are filed, the formal charges and all further proceedings of the commission are public. Currently, the constitution authorizes the House of Representatives to impeach a justice or judge. Further, the Speaker of the House of Representatives may request, and the Judicial Qualifications Commission must make available, all information in the commission’s possession for use in deciding whether to impeach a justice or judge. This proposed revision requires the commission to make all of its files available to the Speaker of the House of Representatives but provides that such files would remain confidential during any investigation by the House of Representatives and until such information is used in the pursuit of an impeachment of a justice or judge. This revision also removes the power of the Governor to request files of the Judicial Qualifications Commission to conform to a prior constitutional change. This revision also makes technical and clarifying additions and deletions relating to the selection of chief judges of a circuit and relating to the Judicial Qualifications Commission, and makes other nonsubstantive conforming and technical changes in the judicial article of the constitution. Full Text: ARTICLE V JUDICIARY SECTION 2. Administration; practice and procedure.— (a) The supreme court shall adopt rules for the practice and procedure in all courts including the time for seeking appellate review, the administrative supervision of all courts, the transfer to the court having jurisdiction of any proceeding when the jurisdiction of another court has been improvidently invoked, and a requirement that no cause shall be dismissed because an improper remedy has been sought. The supreme court shall adopt rules to allow it the court and the district courts of appeal to submit questions relating to military law to the federal Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces for an advisory opinion. Rules of court may be repealed by general law that expresses the policy behind the repeal enacted by two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature. The court may readopt the repealed rule only in conformity with the public policy expressed by the legislature. If the legislature determines that a rule has been readopted and repeals the readopted rule, the rule may not be readopted thereafter without prio r approval of the legislature. (b) The chief justice of the supreme court shall be chosen by a majority of the members of the court; shall be the chief administrative officer of the judicial system; and shall have the power to assign justices or judges, including consenting retired justices or judges, to temporary duty in any court for which the judge is qualified and to delegate to a chief judge of a judicial circuit the power to assign judges for duty in that circuit. (c) A chief judge for each district court of appeal shall be chosen by a majority of the judges thereof or, if there is no majority, by the chief justice. The chief judge shall be responsible for the administrative supervision of the court. (d) A chief judge in each circuit shall be chosen from among the circuit judges as provided by supreme court rule. The chief judge of a circuit shall be responsible for the administrative supervision of the circuit courts and county courts in the his circuit. SECTION 11. Vacancies.— (a) Whenever a vacancy occurs in a judicial office to which election for retention applies, the governor shall fill the vacancy by appointing for a term ending on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in January of the year following the next general election occurring at least one year after the date of appointment, one of not fewer than three persons nor more than six persons nominated by the appropriate judicial nominating commission. (b) The governor shall fill each vacancy on a circuit court or on a county court, wherein the judges are elected by a majority vote of the electors, by appointing for a term ending on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in January of the year following the next primary and general election occurring at least one year after the date of appointment, one of not fewer than three persons nor more than six persons nominated by the appropriate judicial nominating commission. An election shall be held to fill that judicial office for the term of the office beginning at the end of the appointed term. (c) The nominations shall be made within thirty days from the occurrence of a vacancy unless the period is extended by the governor for a time not to exceed thirty days. The governor shall make the appointment within sixty days after the nominations have been certified to the governor. (d) Each appointment of a justice of the supreme court is subject to confirmation by the senate. The senate may sit for the purpose of confirmation regardless of whether the house of representatives is in session or not. If the senate fails to vote on the appointment of a justice within 90 days, the just ice shall be deemed confirmed. If the senate votes to not confirm the appointment, the supreme court judicial nominating commission shall reconvene as though a new vacancy had occurred but may not renominate any person whose prior appointment to fill the same vacancy was not confirmed by the senate. The appointment of a justice is effective upon confirmation by the senate. (e) (d) There shall be a separate judicial nominating commission as provided by general law for the supreme court, one for each district court of appeal, and one for each judicial circuit for all trial courts within the circuit. Uniform rules of procedure shall be established by the judicial nominating commissions at each level of the court system. Such rules, or any part thereof, may be repealed by general law enacted by a majority vote of the membership of each house of the legislature, or by the supreme court, five justices concurring. Except for deliberations of the judicial nominating commissions, the proceedings of the commissions and their records shall be open to the public. SECTION 12. Discipline; removal and retirement.— (a) JUDICIAL QUALIFICATIONS COMMISSION.—A judicial qualifications commission is created. (1) There shall be a judicial qualifications commission vested with jurisdiction to investigate and recommend to the Supreme Court of Florida the removal from office of any justice or judge whose conduct, during term of office or otherwise, occurring on or after November 1, 1966, (without regard to the effective date of this section) demonstrates a present unfitness to hold office, and to investigate and recommend the discipline of a justice or judge whose conduct, during term of office or otherwise occurring on or after November 1, 1966 (without regard to the effective date of this section), warrants such discipline. For purposes of this section, discipline is defined as any or all of the following: reprimand, fine, suspension with or without pay, or lawyer discipline. The commission shall have jurisdiction over justices and judges regarding allegations that misconduct occurred before or during service as a justice or judge if a complaint is made no later than one year following service as a justice or judge. The commission shall have jurisdiction regarding allegations of incapacity during service as a justice or judge. The commission shall be composed of: a. Two judges of district courts of appeal selected by the judges of those courts, two circuit judges selected by the judges of the circuit courts and two judges of county courts selected by the judges of those courts; b. Four electors who reside in the state, who are members of the bar of Florida, and who shall be chosen by the governing body of the bar of Florida; and c. Five electors who reside in the state, who have never held judicial office or been members of the bar of Florida, and who shall be appointed by the governor. (2) The members of the judicial qualifications commission shall serve staggered terms, not to exceed six years, as prescribed by general law. No member of the commission except a judge shall be eligible for state judicial office while acting as a member of the commission and for a period of two years thereafter. No member of the commission shall hold office in a political party or participate in any campaign for judicial office or hold public office; provided that a judge may campaign for judicial office and hold that office. The commission shall elect one of its members as its chairperson. (3) Members of the judicial qualifications commission not subject to impeachment shall be subject to removal from the commission pursuant to the provisions of Article IV, Section 7, Florida Constitution. (4) The commission shall adopt rules regulating its proceedings, the filling of vacancies by the appointing authorities, the disqualification of members, the rotation of members between the panels, and the temporary replacement of disqualified or incapacitated members. The commission’s rules, or any part thereof, may be repealed by general law enacted by a majority vote of the membership of each house of the legislature, or by the supreme court, five justices concurring. The commission shall have power to issue subpoenas. Until formal charges against a justice or judge are filed by the investigative panel with the clerk of the supreme court of Florida all proceedings by or before the commission shall be confidential; provided, however, upon a finding of probable cause and the filing by the investigative panel with said clerk of such formal charges against a justice or judge such charges and all further proceedings before the commission shall be public. (5) The commission shall have access to all information from all executive, legislative and judicial agencies, including grand juries, subject to the rules of the commission. At any time, on request of the speaker of the house of representatives or the governor, the commission shall make available to the house of representatives all information in the possession of the commission, which information shall remain confidential during any investigation and until such information is used in the pursuit for use in consideration of impeachment or suspension, respectively. (b) PANELS.—The commission shall be divided into an investigative panel and a hearing panel as established by rule of the commission. The investigative panel is vested with the jurisdiction to receive or initiate complaints, conduct investigations, dismiss complaints, and upon a vote of a simple majority of the panel submit formal charges to the hearing panel. The hearing panel is vested with the authority to receive and hear formal charges from the investigative panel and upon a two-thirds vote of the panel recommend to the supreme court the removal of a justice or judge or the involuntary retirement of a justice or judge for any permanent disability that seriously interferes with the performance of judicial duties. Upon a simple majority vote of the membership of the hearing panel, the panel may recommend to the supreme court that the justice or judge be subject to appropriate discipline. (c) SUPREME COURT.—The supreme court shall receive recommendations from the judicial qualifications commission’s hearing panel. (1) The supreme court may accept, reject, or modify in whole or in part the findings, conclusions, and recommendations of the commission and it may order that the justice or judge be subjected to appropriate discipline, or be removed from office with termination of compensation for willful or persistent failure to perform judicial duties or for other conduct unbecoming a member of the judiciary demonstrating a present unfitness to hold office, or be involuntarily retired for any permanent disability that seriously interferes with the performance of judicial duties. Malafides, scienter or moral turpitude on the part of a justice or judge shall not be required for removal from office of a justice or judge whose conduct demonstrates a present unfitness to hold office. After the filing of a formal proceeding and upon request of the investigative panel, the supreme court may suspend the justice or judge from office, with or without compensation, pending final determination of the inquiry. (2) The supreme court may award costs to the prevailing party. (d) REMOVAL POWER. – The power of removal conferred by this section shall be both alternative and cumulative to the power of impeachment. (e) PROCEEDINGS INVOLVING SUPREME COURT JUSTICE. – Notwithstanding any of the foregoing provisions of this section, if the person who is the subject of proceedings by the judicial qualifications commission is a justice of the supreme court of Florida all justices of such court automatically shall be disqualified to sit as justices of such court with respect to all proceedings therein concerning such person and the supreme court for such purposes shall be composed of a panel consisting of the seven chief judges of the judicial circuits of the state of Florida most senior in tenure of judicial office as circuit judge. For purposes of determining seniority of such circuit judges in the event there be judges of equal tenure in 000C9L70830 THCRNPAGE 2 OF 3

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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 – Page 9B 0830 THCRN000C9L9PAGE 3 OF 3judicial office as circuit judge the judge or judges from the lower numbered circuit or circuits shall be deemed senior. In the event any such chief circuit judge is under investigation by the judicial qualifications commission or is otherwise disqualified or unable to serve on the panel, the next most senior chief circuit judge or judges shall serve in place of such disqualified or disabled chief circuit judge. (f) SCHEDULE TO SECTION 12.— (1) Except to the extent inconsistent with the provisions of this section, all provisions of law and rules of court in force on the effective date of this article shall continue in effect until superseded in the manner authorized by the constitution. (2) After this section becomes effective and until adopted by rule of the commission consistent with it: a. The commission shall be divided, as determined by the chairperson, into one investigative panel and one hearing panel to meet the responsibilities set forth in this section. b. The investigative panel shall be composed of: 1. Four judges, 2. Two members of the bar of Florida, and 3. Three non-lawyers. c. The hearing panel shall be composed of: 1. Two judges, 2. Two members of the bar of Florida, and 3. Two non-lawyers. d. Membership on the panels may rotate in a manner determined by the rules of the commission provided that no member shall vote as a member of the investigative and hearing panel on the same proceeding. e. The commission shall hire separate staff for each panel. f. The members of the commission shall serve for staggered terms of six years. g. The terms of office of the present members of the judicial qualifications commission shall expire upon the effective date of the amendments to this section approved by the legislature during the regular session of the legislature in 1996 and new members shall be appointed to serve the following staggered terms: 1. Group I.—The terms of five members, composed of two electors as set forth in s. 12(a)(1)c. of Article V, one member of the bar of Florida as set forth in s. 12(a)(1)b. of Article V, one judge from the district courts of appeal and one circuit judge as set forth in s. 12(a)(1)a. of Article V, shall expire on December 31, 1998. 2. Group II.—The terms of five members, composed of one elector as set forth in s. 12(a)(1)c. of Article V, two members of the bar of Florida as set forth in s. 12(a)(1)b. of Article V, one circuit judge and one county judge as set forth in s. 12(a)(1)a. of Article V shall expire on December 31, 2000. 3. Group III.—The terms of five members, composed of two electors as set forth in s. 12(a)(1)c. of Article V, one member of the bar of Florida as set forth in s. 12(a)(1)b., one judge from the district courts of appeal and one county judge as set forth in s. 12(a)(1)a. of Article V, shall expire on December 31, 2002. g. h. An appointment to fill a vacancy of the commission shall be for the remainder of the term. h. i. Selection of members by district courts of appeal judges, circuit judges, and county court judges, shall be by no less than a majority of the members voting at the respective courts’ conferences. Selection of members by the board of governors of the bar of Florida shall be by no less than a majority of the board. i. j. The commission shall be entitled to recover the costs of investigation and prosecution, in addition to any penalty levied by the supreme court. j. k. The compensation of members and referees shall be the travel expenses or transportation and per diem allowance as provided by general law. NO. 6 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE I, SECTION 28 (Legislative) Ballot Title: PROHIBITION ON PUBLIC FUNDING OF ABORTIONS; CONSTRUCTION OF ABORTION RIGHTS.— Ballot Summary: This proposed amendment provides that public funds may not be expended for any abortion or for health-benefits coverage that includes coverage of abortion. This prohibition does not apply to an expenditure required by federal law, a case in which a woman suffers from a physical disorder, physical injury, or physical illness that would place her in danger of death unless an abortion is performed, or a case of rape or incest. This proposed amendment provides that the State Constitution may not be interpreted to create broader rights to an abortion than those contained in the United States Constitution. With respect to abortion, this proposed amendment overrules court decisions which conclude that the right of privacy under Article I, Section 23 of the State Constitution is broader in scope than that of the United States Constitution. Full Text: ARTICLE I DECLARATION OF RIGHTS SECTION 28. Prohibition on public funding of abortions; construction of abortion rights.— (a) Public funds may not be expended for any abortion or for health-benefits coverage that includes coverage of abortion. This subsection does not apply to: (1) An expenditure required by federal law; (2) A case in which a woman suffers from a physical disorder, physical injury, or physical illness, including a life-endangering, physical condition caused by or arising from the pregnancy itself, whi ch would, as certified by a physician, place the woman in danger of death unless an abortion is perform ed; or (3) A pregnancy that results from rape or incest. (b) This constitution may not be interpreted to create broader rights to an abortion than those contained in the United States Constitution. NO. 8 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE I, SECTION 3 (Legislative) Ballot Title: RELIGIOUS FREEDOM.— Ballot Summary: Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution providing that no individual or entity may be denied, on the basis of religious identity or belief, governmental benefits, funding or other support, except as required by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, and deleting the prohibition against using revenues from the public treasury directly or indirectly in aid of any church, sect, or religious denomination or in aid of any sectarian institution. Full Text: ARTICLE I DECLARATION OF RIGHTS SECTION 3. Religious freedom.—There shall be no law respecting the establishment of religion or prohibiting or penalizing the free exercise thereof. Religious freedom shall not justify practices inconsistent with public morals, peace, or safety. Except to the extent required by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, neither the government nor any agent of the government may deny to a ny individual or entity the benefits of any program, funding, or other support on the basis of religiou s identity or belief. No revenue of the state or any political subdivision or agency thereof shall ever be taken from the public treasury directly or indirectly in aid of any church, sect, or religious denomination or in aid of any sectarian institution. NO. 9 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE VII, SECTION 6 ARTICLE XII, SECTION 32 (Legislative) Ballot Title: HOMESTEAD PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION FOR SURVIVING SPOUSE OF MILITARY VETERAN OR FIRST RESPONDER.— Ballot Summary: Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to authorize the Legislature to provide by general law ad valorem homestead property tax relief to the surviving spouse of a military veteran who died from service-connected causes while on active duty or to the surviving spouse of a first responder who died in the line of duty. The amendment authorizes the Legislature to totally exempt or partially exempt such surviving spouse’s homestead property from ad valorem taxation. The amendment defines a first responder as a law enforcement officer, a correctional officer, a firefighter, an emergency medical technician, or a paramedic. This amendment shall take effect January 1, 2013. Full Text: ARTICLE VII FINANCE AND TAXATION SECTION 6. Homestead exemptions.— (a) Every person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate and maintains thereon the permanent residence of the owner, or another legally or naturally dependent upon the owner, shall be exempt from taxation thereon, except assessments for special benefits, up to the assessed valuation of twenty-five thousand dollars and, for all levies other than school district levies, on the assessed valuation greater than fifty thousand dollars and up to seventy-five thousand dollars, upon establishment of right thereto in the manner prescribed by law. The real estate may be held by legal or equitable title, by the entireties, jointly, in common, as a condominium, or indirectly by stock ownership or membership representing the owner’s or member’s proprietary interest in a corporation owning a fee or a leasehold initially in excess of ninety-eight years. The exemption shall not apply with respect to any assessment roll until such roll is first determined to be in compliance with the provisions of section 4 by a state agency designated by general law. This exemption is repealed on the effective date of any amendment to this Article which provides for the assessment of homestead property at less than just value. (b) Not more than one exemption shall be allowed any individual or family unit or with respect to any residential unit. No exemption shall exceed the value of the real estate assessable to the owner or, in case of ownership through stock or membership in a corporation, the value of the proportion which the interest in the corporation bears to the assessed value of the property. (c) By general law and subject to conditions specified therein, the Legislature may provide to renters, who are permanent residents, ad valorem tax relief on all ad valorem tax levies. Such ad valorem tax relief shall be in the form and amount established by general law. (d) The legislature may, by general law, allow counties or municipalities, for the purpose of their respective tax levies and subject to the provisions of general law, to grant an additional homestead tax exemption not exceeding fifty thousand dollars to any person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate and maintains thereon the permanent residence of the owner and who has attained age sixty-five and whose household income, as defined by general law, does not exceed twenty thousand dollars. The general law must allow counties and municipalities to grant this additional exemption, within the limits prescribed in this subsection, by ordinance adopted in the manner prescribed by general law, and must provide for the periodic adjustment of the income limitation prescribed in this subsection for changes in the cost of living. (e) Each veteran who is age 65 or older who is partially or totally permanently disabled shall receive a discount from the amount of the ad valorem tax otherwise owed on homestead property the veteran owns and resides in if the disability was combat related, the veteran was a resident of this state at the time of entering the military service of the United States, and the veteran was honorably discharged upon separation from military service. The discount shall be in a percentage equal to the percentage of the veteran’s permanent, service-connected disability as determined by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. To qualify for the discount granted by this subsection, an applicant must submit to the county property appraiser, by March 1, proof of residency at the time of entering military service, an official letter from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs stating the percentage of the veteran’s service-connected disability and such evidence that reasonably identifies the disability as combat related, and a copy of the veteran’s honorable discharge. If the property appraiser denies the request for a discount, the appraiser must notify the applicant in writing of the reasons for the denial, and the veteran may reapply. The Legislature may, by general law, waive the annual application requirement in subsequent years. This subsection shall take effect December 7, 2006, is self-executing, and does not require implementing legislation. (f) By general law and subject to conditions and limitations specified therein, the Legislature may provide ad valorem tax relief equal to the total amount or a portion of the ad valorem tax otherwise owed on homestead property to the: (1) Surviving spouse of a veteran who died from servic e connected causes while on active duty as a member of the United States Armed Forces. (2) Surviving spouse of a first responder who died in the line of duty. (3) As used in this subsection and as further defined by general law, the term: a. “First responder” means a law enforcement officer, a correctional officer, a firefighter, an eme rgency medical technician, or a paramedic. b. “In the line of duty” means arising out of and in the actual performance of duty required by employment as a first responder. ARTICLE XII SCHEDULE SECTION 32. Advalorem tax relief for surviving spouses of veterans who died from servic e -connected causes and first responders who died in the line of duty —This section and the amendment to Section 6 of Article VII permitting the legislature to provide ad valorem tax r elief to surviving spouses of veterans who died from servic e -connected causes and first responders who died in the line of duty shall take effect January 1, 2013. NO. 10 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE VII, SECTION 3 ARTICLE XII, SECTION 32 (Legislative) Ballot Title: TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION.— Ballot Summary: Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to: (1)Provide an exemption from ad valorem taxes levied by counties, municipalities, school districts, and other local governments on tangible personal property if the assessed value of an owner’s tangible personal property is greater than $25,000 but less than $50,000. This new exemption, if approved by the voters, will take effect on January 1, 2013, and apply to the 2013 tax roll and subsequent tax rolls. (2) Authorize a county or municipality for the purpose of its respective levy, and as provided by general law, to provide tangible personal property tax exemptions by ordinance. This is in addition to other statewide tangible personal property tax exemptions provided by the Constitution and this amendment. Full Text: ARTICLE VII FINANCE AND TAXATION SECTION 3. Taxes; exemptions.— (a) All property owned by a municipality and used exclusively by it for municipal or public purposes shall be exempt from taxation. A municipality, owning property outside the municipality, may be required by general law to make payment to the taxing unit in which the property is located. Such portions of property as are used predominantly for educational, literary, scientific, religious or charitable purposes may be exempted by general law from taxation. (b) There shall be exempt from taxation, cumulatively, to every head of a family residing in this state, household goods and personal effects to the value fixed by general law, not less than one thousand dollars, and to every widow or widower or person who is blind or totally and permanently disabled, property to the value fixed by general law not less than five hundred dollars. (c) Any county or municipality may, for the purpose of its respective tax levy and subject to the provisions of this subsection and general law, grant community and economic development ad valorem tax exemptions to new businesses and expansions of existing businesses, as defined by general law. Such an exemption may be granted only by ordinance of the county or municipality, and only after the electors of the county or municipality voting on such question in a referendum authorize the county or municipality to adopt such ordinances. An exemption so granted shall apply to improvements to real property made by or for the use of a new business and improvements to real property related to the expansion of an existing business and shall also apply to tangible personal property of such new business and tangible personal property related to the expansion of an existing business. The amount or limits of the amount of such exemption shall be specified by general law. The period of time for which such exemption may be granted to a new business or expansion of an existing business shall be determined by general law. The authority to grant such exemption shall expire ten years from the date of approval by the electors of the county or municipality, and may be renewable by referendum as provided by general law. (d) Any county or municipality may, for the purpose of its respective tax levy and subject to the provisions of this subsection and general law, grant historic preservation ad valorem tax exemptions to owners of historic properties. This exemption may be granted only by ordinance of the county or municipality. The amount or limits of the amount of this exemption and the requirements for eligible properties must be specified by general law. The period of time for which this exemption may be granted to a property owner shall be determined by general law. (e)(1) By general law and subject to conditions specif ied therein, twenty-five thousand dollars of the assessed value of tangible personal property is subject to tangible personal property tax shall be exempt from ad valorem taxation. Tangible personal property is also exempt from ad valorem taxation if the assessed value of such property is greater than twenty-five thousand dollars but less than fifty thousand dollars. (2) A county or municipality may, for the purposes of its respective tax levy, provide additional ta ngible personal property tax exemptions by ordinance, subject to this subsection and as provided in general law. (f) There shall be granted an ad valorem tax exemption for real property dedicated in perpetuity for conservation purposes, including real property encumbered by perpetual conservation easements or by other perpetual conservation protections, as defined by general law. (g) By general law and subject to the conditions specified therein, each person who receives a homestead exemption as provided in section 6 of this article; who was a member of the United States military or military reserves, the United States Coast Guard or its reserves, or the Florida National Guard; and who was deployed during the preceding calendar year on active duty outside the continental United States, Alaska, or Hawaii in support of military operations designated by the legislature shall receive an additional exemption equal to a percentage of the taxable value of his or her homestead property. The applicable percentage shall be calculated as the number of days during the preceding calendar year the person was deployed on active duty outside the continental United States, Alaska, or Hawaii in support of military operations designated by the legislature divided by the number of days in that year. ARTICLE XII SCHEDULE SECTION 32. Tangible personal property; ad valorem tax exemption.—The amendment to Section 3 of Article VII providing that property is exempt from tangible personal property tax if the assessed va lue of such property is greater than twenty-five thousand dollars but less than fifty thousand dollars shal l take effect January 1, 2013, and applies to assessments for tax years beginning on or after January 1, 20 13. NO. 11 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE VII, SECTION 6 (Legislative) Ballot Title: ADDITIONAL HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION; LOW-INCOME SENIORS WHO MAINTAIN LONG-TERM RESIDENCY ON PROPERTY; EQUAL TO ASSESSED VALUE.— Ballot Summary: Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to authorize the Legislature, by general law and subject to conditions set forth in the general law, to allow counties and municipalities to grant an additional homestead tax exemption equal to the assessed value of homestead property if the property has a just value less than $250,000 to an owner who has maintained permanent residency on the property for not less than 25 years, who has attained age 65, and who has a low household income as defined by general law. Full Text: ARTICLE VII FINANCE AND TAXATION SECTION 6. Homestead exemptions.— (a) Every person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate and maintains thereon the permanent residence of the owner, or another legally or naturally dependent upon the owner, shall be exempt from taxation thereon, except assessments for special benefits, up to the assessed valuation of twenty-five thousand dollars and, for all levies other than school district levies, on the assessed valuation greater than fifty thousand dollars and up to seventy-five thousand dollars, upon establishment of right thereto in the manner prescribed by law. The real estate may be held by legal or equitable title, by the entireties, jointly, in common, as a condominium, or indirectly by stock ownership or membership representing the owner’s or member’s proprietary interest in a corporation owning a fee or a leasehold initially in excess of ninetyeight years. The exemption shall not apply with respect to any assessment roll until such roll is first determined to be in compliance with the provisions of section 4 by a state agency designated by general law. This exemption is repealed on the effective date of any amendment to this Article which provides for the assessment of homestead property at less than just value. (b) Not more than one exemption shall be allowed any individual or family unit or with respect to any residential unit. No exemption shall exceed the value of the real estate assessable to the owner or, in case of ownership through stock or membership in a corporation, the value of the proportion which the interest in the corporation bears to the assessed value of the property. (c) By general law and subject to conditions specified therein, the Legislature may provide to renters, who are permanent residents, ad valorem tax relief on all ad valorem tax levies. Such ad valorem tax relief shall be in the form and amount established by general law. (d) The legislature may, by general law, allow counties or municipalities, for the purpose of their respective tax levies and subject to the provisions of general law, to grant either or both of the following an additional homestead tax exemptions : (1) An exemption not exceeding fifty thousand dollars to any person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate and maintains thereon the permanent residence of the owner and who has attained age sixty-five and whose household income, as defined by general law, does not exceed twenty thousand dollars; or-. (2) An exemption equal to the assessed value of the property to any person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate with a just value less than two hundred and fifty thousand dollars an d who has maintained thereon the permanent residence of the owner for not less than twenty-five years and who has attained age sixty-five and whose household income does not exceed the income limitation prescribed in paragraph (1). The general law must allow counties and municipalities to grant these this additional exemptions exemption, within the limits prescribed in this subsection, by ordinance adopted in the manner prescribed by general law, and must provide for the periodic adjustment of the income limitation prescribed in this subsection for changes in the cost of living. (e) Each veteran who is age 65 or older who is partially or totally permanently disabled shall receive a discount from the amount of the ad valorem tax otherwise owed on homestead property the veteran owns and resides in if the disability was combat related, the veteran was a resident of this state at the time of entering the military service of the United States, and the veteran was honorably discharged upon separation from military service. The discount shall be in a percentage equal to the percentage of the veteran’s permanent, service-connected disability as determined by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. To qualify for the discount granted by this subsection, an applicant must submit to the county property appraiser, by March 1, proof of residency at the time of entering military service, an official letter from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs stating the percentage of the veteran’s service-connected disability and such evidence that reasonably identifies the disability as combat related, and a copy of the veteran’s honorable discharge. If the property appraiser denies the request for a discount, the appraiser must notify the applicant in writing of the reasons for the denial, and the veteran may reapply. The Legislature may, by general law, waive the annual application requirement in subsequent years. This subsection shall take effect December 7, 2006, is self-executing, and does not require implementing legislation. NO. 12 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE IX, SECTION 7 (Legislative) Ballot Title: APPOINTMENT OF STUDENT BODY PRESIDENT TO BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM.— Ballot Summary: Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to replace the president of the Florida Student Association with the chair of the council of state university student body presidents as the student member of the Board of Governors of the State University System and to require that the Board of Governors organize such council of state university student body presidents. Full Text: ARTICLE IX EDUCATION SECTION 7. State University System.— (a) PURPOSES. In order to achieve excellence through teaching students, advancing research and providing public service for the benefit of Florida’s citizens, their communities and economies, the people hereby establish a system of governance for the state university system of Florida. (b) STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM. There shall be a single state university system comprised of all public universities. A board of trustees shall administer each public university and a board of governors shall govern the state university system. (c) LOCAL BOARDS OF TRUSTEES. Each local constituent university shall be administered by a board of trustees consisting of thirteen members dedicated to the purposes of the state university system. The board of governors shall establish the powers and duties of the boards of trustees. Each board of trustees shall consist of six citizen members appointed by the governor and five citizen members appointed by the board of governors. The appointed members shall be confirmed by the senate and serve staggered terms of five years as provided by law. The chair of the faculty senate, or the equivalent, and the president of the student body of the university shall also be members. (d) STATEWIDE BOARD OF GOVERNORS. The board of governors shall be a body corporate consisting of seventeen members. The board shall operate, regulate, control, and be fully responsible for the management of the whole university system. These responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to, defining the distinctive mission of each constituent university and its articulation with free public schools and community colleges, ensuring the well-planned coordination and operation of the system, and avoiding wasteful duplication of facilities or programs. The board’s management shall be subject to the powers of the legislature to appropriate for the expenditure of funds, and the board shall account for such expenditures as provided by law. The governor shall appoint to the board fourteen citizens dedicated to the purposes of the state university system. The appointed members shall be confirmed by the senate and serve staggered terms of seven years as provided by law. The commissioner of education, the chair of the advisory council of faculty senates, or the equivalent, and the chair of the council of student body presidents, which council shall be organized by the board of governors and consist of all the studen t body presidents of the state university system president of the Florida student association, or the equivalent, shall also be members of the board.

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August 9, 16, 23 & 30 5357-0830 TWN PUBLIC NOTICE REGISTRATION AND NOTICE TO SHOW CAUSE Pursuant to Section 98.075(2), Florida statutes, notice is given to the following person(s) to show cause why they should not be disqualified as a registered voter: Misc. Notices Misc. Notices Misc. Notices Pfirrman, Lauren KL Last known address of 25 Maido St., Crawfordville, FL32327 Farmer, Rufus L. Last known address of 154 Richard Creech Rd., Crawfordville, FL32327 Coates, William G. Last known address of 15 Vertie-Mae Rd., Crawfordville, FL32327 The above individual(s) is/are notified to show cause why his/her name should not be removed from the voter registration rolls. Failure to respond within 30 days of this published notice will result in a determination of ineligibility by the Supervisor of Elections and removal of your name from the statewide voter registration system. For further information and instructions, contact the Supervisor of Elections at (850) 926-7575. Henry F. Wells, Wakulla County Supervisor of Elections P. O. Box 305 Crawfordville, Florida, 32326 August 30, 2012 Misc. Notices Misc. Notices Misc. Notices 5354-0906 TWN vs. Advanced Builders Case No. 2011 CA707 Amended Notice of Sale IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEON COUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO: 2011 CA707 DIVISION: CIRCUIT CIVIL CADENCE BANK, N.A., Plaintiff. v. ADVANCED BUILDERS & REMODELERS, INC. a Florida corporation; CAMELOT III, LLC, a Florida limited liability company; TRIM FAN, LLC a Florida limited liability company; JIMMYR. BENNETT; SHARYN R. BENNETT; COMMODORE COMMONS OF WAKULLA COUNTYPROPERTYOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC ., a dissolved Florida non-profit corporation; CAMELOT TOWNHOME OWNERSASSOCIATION, INC ., a Florida non-profit corporation; PEBBLE BROOKE SUBDIVISION HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. a Florida non-profit corporation; TALLAHASSEE STATE BANK; and CITYOF TALLAHASSEE, Defendants. AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE is given pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 11, 2012, an Order Cancelling and Rescheduling Sale dated July 10, 2012 and an Amended Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated August 10, 2012, in Case No.2011 CA707, of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit, in and for Leon County, Florida, in which Cadence Bank, N.A is the Plaintiff and Advanced Builders & Remodelers, Inc., Camelot III, LLC, Trim Fan, LLC Jimmy R. Bennett, Sharyn R. Bennett, Commodore Commons of Wakulla County Property Owners Association, Inc., Camelot Townhome OwnersAssociation, Inc., Pebble Brooke Subdivision Homeowners Association, Inc., Tallahassee State Bank and City of Tallahassee are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at Suite 100 of the Leon County Courthouse, in Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida at 11:00 a.m. on September 27, 2012, the property, in the order as set forth in the Amended Final Judgment of Foreclosure, including property located in both Leon County, Florida and Wakulla County, Florida, and more particularly described as follows: Leon County (Lot 6-G Pebble Brooke) Loan #60608315 LOT6, BLOCK G IN PEBBLE BROOKE, ASUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 17, PAGE(S) 44 -48, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEON COUNTY, FLORIDA. (Lot 7-G Pebble Brooke) Loan #60608323 LOT7, BLOCK G IN PEBBLE BROOKE, ASUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 17, PAGE(S) 44 -48, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEON COUNTY, FLORIDA. (Lot 8-G Pebble Brooke) Loan #60608331 LOT8, BLOCK G IN PEBBLE BROOKE, ASUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 17, PAGE(S) 44 -48, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEON COUNTY, FLORIDA. (Pebble Brooke Lots) Loan #60723319 THE FOLLOWING LOTS IN PEBBLE BROOKE, ASUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLATTHEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 17, PAGE(S) 44 -48, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEON COUNTY, FLORIDA: BLOCK B: LOTS 13-22 BLOCK H: LOTS 1-2, 6-9 AND W akulla County (Camelot Lots) Loan #60723319 LOTS 11-41, CAMELOTPHASE III, ACCORDING TO THE PLATTHEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 4, PAGE(S) 32, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. DATED: August 20, 2012 BOBINZER,Clerk of the Circuit Court By:/s/ Tesha DeMuth, Deputy Clerk (SEAL) Michael P. Bist Gardner, Bist, Wiener, Wadsworth, Bowden, Bush, Dee, LaVia, & Wright, P.A. 1300 Thomaswood Drive Tallahassee, Florida 32308 August 30 & September 6, 2012 Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices

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Page 12B – THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 www.thewakullanews.com Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices 5344-0830 TWN Vs. Shepherd, Cheryl and Mark 65-2012-CA-000142 Notice of Action PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE SECOND JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 65-2012-CA-000142 FEDERALNATIONALMORTGAGE ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. CHERYLL. SHEPHERD, MARK SHEPHERD, UNKOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION #1 and #2, et. al. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: MARK SHEPHERD (Last Known Address) 4 CHOCTAW ROAD CRAWFORDVILLE, FL32327 873 BIRCH STREET ALCOA, TN 37701 1523 BERWYN DR. MARYVILLE, TN 37803 3630 STEEPLECHASE RD. WESLEYCHAPEL, FL33543 (Current Residence Unknown) if living, and ALLOTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES, including, if a named Defendant is deceased, the personal representatives, the surviving spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and all other parties claiming, by, through, under or against that Defendant, and all claimants, persons or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status is unknown, claiming under any of the above named or described Defendants YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: LOT 1 AND 68 OF BLOCK 15, OF WAKULLAGARDENS, AS SHOWN BYPLAT OF SAID SUBDIVISION RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 39, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Brian L. Rosaler, Esquire, POPKIN & ROSALER, P.A., 1701 West Hillsboro Boulevard, Suite 400, Deerfield Beach, FL33442., Attorney for Plaintiff, on or before September 21, 2012, a date which is within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this No5345-0830 TWN Vs. Cruzado, Ricky 2008-CA-000224 Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE SECOND JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDACIVILDIVISION Case No.: 2008-CA-000224 Division: NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC Plaintiff, v. RICKYCRUZADO; MAYRASANTIAGO; UNKNOWN TENANT#1, Defendants, NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment dated July 18, 2012 entered in Civil Case No.: 2008-CA-000224, of the Circuit Court of the SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT in and for Wakulla County, Florida, wherein NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC is Plaintiff, and RICKYCRUZADO; MAYRASANTIAGO; UNKNOWN TENANT#1, are Defendants. I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at 1 1:00 a.m. at front lobby of the Courthouse, 3056 Crawfordville Hwy, Crawfordville, FL32327 on the 13th day of September, 2012the following described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment, to wit: LOT 12, BLOCK T, HUDSON HEIGHTS, UNIT 4, ADDITION TO CRAWFORDVILLE ACCORDING TO THE MAPOR PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 38, PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA. This property is located at the Street address of: 102 DOGWOOD DRIVE, CRAWFORDVILLE, FL32327. If you are a person 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. After 60 days, only the owner of record as of the date of the lis pendens may claim the surplus. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on July 18, 2012 (COURTSEAL) BRENTX. THURMOND CLERK OF THE COURT By; /s/ Desiree D. Willis, Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintif f: Elizabeth R. Wellborn, P.A. 350 Jim Moran Blvd. Suite 100, Deerfield Beach, FL33442 Telephone: (954) 354-3544,Facsimile: (954) 354-3545 IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, 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 Office of Court Administration at (850) 577-4401, or at the Leon County Courthouse, Room 225, 301 S. Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL32301 at least 7 working days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Published two (2) times in the Wakulla News August 23 & 30, 2012 5345-0830 File No. 7992T-03963 5347-0830 TWN Vs. Parsons, William 65-2011-CA-000151 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE SECOND JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 65-2011-CA-000151 BRANCH BANKING AND TRUSTCOMPANY Plaintiff(s) vs. 5348-0830 TWN vs. JOKI, KRISHNAKUMAR Case No.65-2012-CA-000178 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE SECOND JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVILACTION CASE NO.: 65-2012-CA-000178, DIVISION: WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. : KRISHNAKUMAR A. JOKI A/K/AJ. A. KRISHNAKUMAR, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: KRISHNAKUMAR, JOKI A/K/AJ.A. KRISHNAKUMAR LASTKNOWN ADDRESS:73 DOGWOOD FORESTROAD CRAWFORDVILLE, FL32327-0589 CURRENTADDRESS : UNKNOWN HEMARANI R. KANTHALU A/K/AK. R. HEMARANI LASTKNOWN ADDRESS: 73 DOGWOOD FORESTROAD CRAWFORDVILLE, FL32327-0589 CURRENTADDRESS: UNKNOWN ANYAND ALLUNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUALDEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAYCLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS LASTKNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN CURRENTADDRESS : UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in WAKULLACounty, Florida: LOT 22, SPRINGBROOK FARMS, ASUBDIVISION AS PER MAPOR PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 118-120 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Ronald R. Wolfe & Associates, P.L. Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 4919 Memorial Highway, Suite 200, Tampa, Florida 33634, and file the original with 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 or petition. This notice shall be published once each week for two consecutive weeks in The W akulla News. WITNESS MYHAND and the seal of this Court on this _____ day of __________, 2012. Brent X. Thurmond, Clerk of the Circuit Court (seal) By: /s/ __________________, Deputy Clerk **See Americans with Disabilities Act. Any persons with a disability requiring reasonable accommodations should call Clerk of Circuit Court at (850) 926-0905 Published two (2) times in The Wakulla News AUGUST23 & 30, 2012 F12007587 5351-0906 TWN Estate of Ernest Theurer Case No. 12-79-CPNotice To Creditors IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE SECOND JUDICIALCIRCUIT IN AND FOR WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION Case N.: 12-79-CP IN RE: The Estate of Ernest Edward Theurer, III Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Ernest Edward Theurer III, deceased, whose date of death was July 13, 2012, and the last four digits of whose social security number are 8403, is pending in the Circuit Court for Wakulla County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 3056 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, FL32327 0337. 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 FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF 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 FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is August 30, 2012 Attorney for Personal Representative:Personal Representative: Jean Theurer 281 SW 129th Terrace Newberry, Florida 32669-2783 Michelle L. Farkas Attorney for Jean Theurer Florida Bar Number: 25952 HOWARD M ROSENBLATT, P.A. 2830 NW 41 Street, Suite I Gainesville, Florida 32606 Telephone: (352) 373 7100 Fax: (352) 373 7320 Published two (2) times in The Wakulla News August 30 & September 6, 2012 SECONDS WEST 735.81 FEET TO A1 INCH IRON PIPE LYING ON THE EASTERLY MAINTAINED RIGHT-OF-WAYOF REVADEE SPEARS ROAD, THENCE RUN NORTH 03 DEGREES 58 MINUTES 13 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID MAINTAINED RIGHT-OF-WAY576.08 FEET TO A5/8 INCH RE-ROD (MARKED #7 160), THENCE LEAVING SAID MAINTAINED RIGHT-OF-WAYRUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 43 MINUTES 34 SECONDS EAST 765.19 FEET TO A4 INCH BY4 INCH CONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE RUN SOUTH 01 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 26 SECONDS EAST 569.92 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. A/K/AARIANACOVE, CRAWFORDVILLE, FL32327 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60)days after the sale. WITNESS MYHAND and the seal of this Court on August 16, 2012. Brent X. Thurmond Clerk of the Circuit Court (seal) By: /s/ Desiree D. Willis, Deputy Clerk **See Americans with Disabilities Act. Any persons with a disability requiring reasonable accommodations should call Clerk of Circuit Court at (850) 926-0905. Published two (2) times in The Wakulla News August 30 & September 6, 2012 G10080266 5353-0906 TWN vs. Harrell, Tracy N. Case No. 65-2010-CA-000282 Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE SECOND JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDAGENERALJURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 65-2010-CA-000282 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING LPF/K/ACOUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, Plaintiff, vs. TRACYN. HARRELLA/K/ATRACYHARRELLA/K/ATRACYNICOLE HARRELLAND BRANDON T. DEJAYNES A/K/ABRANDON DEJAYNES A/K/ABRANDON THOMAS DEJAYNES, et. al. Defendant NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 18, 2012, and entered in 65-2010-CA-000282 of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for Wakulla County, Florida, wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING LP F/K/ACOUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, is the Plaintiff and TRACYN HARRELLA/K/ATRACYHARRELLA/K/ATRACYNICOLE HARRELL; BRANDON T. DEJAYNES A/K/ABRANDON DEJAYNES A/K/ABRANDON THOMAS DEJAYNES; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF BRANDON T. DEJAYNES A/K/ABRANDON DEJAYNES A/K/A BRANDON THOMAS DEJAYNES; JOHN DOE; JANE DOE; AMYDENISE LALONDE; BRYAN DOLPHIS LALONDE; WAKULLABANK are the Defendants. Brent Thurmond as The Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 3056 Crawfordville Hwy., the Front lobby Wakulla County Courthouse, Crawfordville, FL32327, at 11:00 a.m. on September 13, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 22, WALKERS CROSSING COMMENCING AT ACONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 8, TOWNSHIP3 SOUTH, RANGE 1 WEST, WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 54 MINUTES 47 SECONDS ALONG THE NORTH BOUNDARYOF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION 8, ADISTANCE OF 1,697.41 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 00 DEGREES 07 MINUTES 22 SECONDS WEST 360.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING THENCE RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 54 MINUTES 47 SECONDS EAST 198.19 FEET TO THE CENTERLINE OF A60.00 FOOT ROADWAYEASEMENT ; THENCE RUN SOUTH 03 DEGREES 14 MINUTES 47 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID CENTERLINE, 212.39 FEET TO APOINT OF CURVE TO THE LEFT; THENCE RUN SOUTHEASTERLYALONG SAID CENTERLINE AND ALONG SAID CURVE WITH ARADIUS OF 231.49 FEET THRU A CENTRALANGLE OF 15 DEGREES 23 MINUTES 31 SECONDS, FOR AN ARC DISTANCE OF 62.19 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 75 DEGREES 41 MINUTES 50 SECONDS WEST, 229.82 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 07 MINUTES 22 SECONDS EAST, 330.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. SUBJECT TO AROADWAY EASEMENT OVER AND ACROSS THE EASTERLY30.00 FEET THEREOF. THE ABOVE LEGALDESCRIPTION BEING MORE RECENTLYSURVEYED BYTHURMAN RODDENBERRYAND ASSOCIATES, DATED APRIL4, 2002, UNDER JOB NO. 01-034, AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 8, TOWNSHIP3 SOUTH, RANGE 1 WEST, WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 57 MINUTES 47 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE NORTH BOUNDARYOF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION 8, ADISTANCE OF 1697.41 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 00 DEGREES 07 MINUTES 22 SECONDS WEST, 360.00 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT (MARKED #2919) MARKING THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 36 MINUTES 52 SECONDS EAST 200.49 FEET TO APOINT LYING ON THE CENTERLINE OF CHANCE COURT; THENCE RUN SOUTH 03 DEGREES 12 MINUTES 09 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID CENTERLINE ADISTANCE OF 212.88 FEET TO APOINT OF CURVE TO THE LEFT HAVING ARADIUS OF 231.49 FEET, THROUGH ACENTRALANGLE OF 15 DEGREES 15 MINUTES 38 SECONDS, FOR AN ARC DISTANCE OF 61.66 FEET, CHORD BEING SOUTH 11 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 42 SECONDS EAST 61.47 FEET; THENCE LEAVING SAID CENTERLINE RUN SOUTH 75 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 24 SECONDS WEST 232.20 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT (MARKED #2919); THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 07 MINUTES 22 SECONDS EAST 330.01 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH A 1998 OR 1999 HOMES OF LEGEND SINGLE -WIDE VIN #HL9774AL. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 31st day of July, 2012. Brent Thurmond, As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Desiree D. Willis, As Deputy Clerk (COURTSEAL) IMPORT ANT 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 Susan Wilson, ADACoordinator, 301 South Monroe Street, Tallahasse, FL32301 850.577.4401, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Published two (2) times in The Wakulla News August 30 & September 6, 2012 1105421 Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices 5352-0906 TWN vs. Smith, John W. Case NO.: 652008FC000259 Foreclosure IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE SECOND JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVILACTION CASE NO.: 65-2008-FC-000259 DIVISION: INDYMAC FEDERALBANK FSB, Plaintiff, vs. : JOHN W. SMITH, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated August 14, 2012 and entered in Case NO. 65-2008-FC-000259 of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for WAKULLACounty, Florida wherein INDYMAC FEDERALBANK, FSB, is the Plaintiff and JOHN W. SMITH; BOBBYRAYSMITH, AS AN HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF JOHN W. SMITH A/K/AJOHN WESLEYSMITH DECEASED; HERBERTLAMAR SMITH, AS AN HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF JOHN W. SMITH A/K/AJOHN WESLEYSMITH DECEASED; WESLEYSMITH, AS AN HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF JOHN W. SMITH A/K/AJOHN WESLEYSMITH DECEASED; STACYSMITH, AS AN HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF JOHN W. SMITH A/K/AJOHN WESLEYSMITH DECEASED; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at FRONT LOBBYOF THE WAKULLACOUNTYCOURTHOUSE AT11:00AM, on the 4th day of October, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 3 COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 18, T3S, R1W, AS MARKED BYACONCRETE MONUMENT NO.1254, AND ACCEPTED BYCERTIFIED CORNER RECORD NO. 32915, AND RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 25 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE SECTION LINE 653.09 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE RUN NORTH 01 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 43 SECONDS WEST 874.57 FEET TO AN IRON PIPE MARKING THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LANDS DESCRIBED IN OFFICIALRECORDS BOOK 119, PAGE 984 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA, SAID POINT BEING THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING RUN THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 53 MINUTES 33 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID SOUTH BOUNDARY377.09 FEET THENCE LEAVING SAID SOUTH BOUNDARYRUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 59 MINUTES 21 SECONDS WEST 552.44 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 48 MINUTES 17 SECONDS EAST 60.76 FEET, THENCE NORTH 02 DEGREES 42 MINUTES 56 SECONDS EAST 20.02 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 48 MINUTES 11 SECONDS EAST 315.08 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING THE EASTERLYBOUNDARYOF SAID LANDS DESCRIBED IN OFFICIALRECORDS BOOK 119, PAGE 984, THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 59 MINUTES 21 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID EASTERLYBOUNDARY 570.45 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. THE EASTERLYAND SOUTHERLY40.00 THEREOF BEING SUBJECT TO AROADWAY EASEMENT. RESERVING UNTO THE GRANTOR HEREIN AROADWAYEASEMENT OVER THE EASTERLYAND SOUTHERLY40.00 FEET THEREOF. TOGETHER WITH AN EASEMENT FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS OVER AND ACROSS THE SOUTHERLY40 FEET OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY: COMMENCE AT A4 INCH BY4 INCH CONCRETE MONUMENT (MARKED #1254) MARKING THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 18, TOWNSHIP3 SOUTH, RANGE 1 WEST, WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDAAND RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 53 MINUTES 03 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE SOUTH BOUNDARYOF SAID SECTION 18, ADISTANCE OF 653.04 FEET TO A4 INCH BY4 INCH CONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE RUN NORTH 01 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 26 SECONDS WEST 874.64 FEET TO A1 INCH IRON PIPE MARKING THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 54 MINUTES 19 WILLIAM J. PARSONS; et al., Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 18, 2012, and entered in Case No. 65-2011-CA-000151 of the Circuit Court of the 2ND Judicial Circuit in and for Wakulla County, Florida, wherein BRANCH BANKING AND TRUSTCOMPANYis the Plaintiff and LAURAETTAGENTRYand WILLIAM J. PARSONS, JANE D. PARSON and UNKNOWN TENANTS n/k/a MATTGORE are the Defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the front lobby of the Wakulla County Courthouse, 3056 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, FL, at 11:00 a.m. on the 13th day of September, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Order of Final Judgment, to wit: LOTS 1 AND 2 AND 3, BLOCK FŽ, SOUTH TOWN OF PANACEA, ASUBDIVISION AS PER MAPOR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 7 AND 7AOF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA and commonly known as: 206 CLARK DR. P ANACEA, FL 32346 IF YOU ARE APERSON CLAIMING ARIGHTTO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUSTFILE ACLAIM WITH THE CLERK OF COURTNO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAILTO FILE ACLAIM, YOU WILLNOTBE ENTITLED TO ANYREMAINING FUNDS. AFTER 60 DAYS, ONLYTHE OWNER OF RECORD AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MAYCLAIM THE SURPLUS. DATED at Wakulla County, Florida this 18th day of July, 2012. BRENTX. THURMOND, Clerk, County, Florida (SEAL) By: /s/ Desiree D. Willis, Deputy Clerk In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons in need of a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding shall, within seven (7) days prior to any proceeding, contact the Administrative Office of the Court, Wakulla County, 3056 CRAWFORDVILLE HIGHWAY, CRAWFORDVILLE, FL, 32327 -County Phone 850-926-0905 EXT. 223, TDD 1-800-955-8771 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay ServiceŽ. 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Complete with replace, workshop and dishwasher. No Smoking. No Pets. $775 per month.Shadeville Hwy. Big White Oak Dr. 3BR/1BA Carport & Garage, Large lot near Wakulla Station. No Smoking. No Pets. $600 per month. 2669 Surf Road Ocholockonee Bay 2BR/1BA Bayfront home with replace, carport, large screened porch and utility room. No Smoking. No Pets. $750 per month. 50 Spokan Rd.Wakulla Gardens 2BR/2BA house $750 per month. No smoking. No Pets. 1119 Aligator Dr. Beachfront homeAlligator Point 2BR/2BA Furnished, w/ replace, deck on the Gulf of Mexico $1,300 per month. No smoking. No Pets. 6 River Cove Bay view 2BD/1BA Cottage near Ochlockonee Bay and boat ramp. $550.mo. No smoking. Pets with Deposit 109 Frances Avenue Panacea. 3BD/2BA MH on a large 1 acre fenced lot. $625. mo. No smoking. No pets 109 Dickson Bay Rd. Panacea. 2BD/1BA Covered front porch, open back deck. $575 mo. No smoking. No pets.

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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 – Page 13B tice in the Wakulla News 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. IF YOU ARE APERSON WITH ADISABILITYWHO NEEDS ANYACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, ATNO COST TO YOU, TO THE PROVISIONS OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE CONTACTTHE CLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURTATTHE WAKULLACOUNTYCOURTHOUSE, 3056 CRAWFORDVILLE HIGHWAY, CRAWFORDVILLE, FL32327, TELEPHONE (850) 926-0905 WITHIN TWO (2) WORKING DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPTOF THIS NOTICE; IF YOU ARE HEARING IMPAIRED OR VOICE IMPAIRED, CALL1-800-955-8771. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 20th day of July, 2012. BRENTX. THURMOND, As Clerk of the Court (COURTSEAL) By: /s/ Glenda Porter, As Deputy Clerk August 23 & 30, 2012 12-33532 5344-0830 Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices 5326-0830 TWN vs.Lundy, William 65-2009-CA-000440Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE SECOND JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDAGENERALJURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 65-2009-CA-000440 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/ACOUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., Plaintiff, vs. WILLIAM E. LUNDY, et. al. Defendant NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 18, 2012, and entered in 65-2009-CA000440 of the Circuit Court of the second Judicial Circuit in and for Wakulla County, Florida, wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/ACOUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., is the Plaintiff and WILLIAM E. LUNDY; CHASE BANK USA, NATIONALASSOCIATION are the Defendants. Brent Thurmond as the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 3056 Crawfordville Hwy., the Front Door, Wakulla County Courthouse, Crawfordville, FL 32327, at 11:00 a.m. on September 20, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 12, WAKULLARANCHETTES, MORE PARTICULARLYDESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 50 OF THE HARTSFIELD SURVEYOF LANDS IN WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA, AND THENCE RUN NORTH 16 DEGREES 15 MINUTES 27 SECONDS WEST 147.37 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT ON THE NORTHERLYRIGHT-OF-WAYOF U. S. HIGHWAYNO 98 (STATE ROAD NO. 30), THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 16 DEGREES 15 MINUTES 27 SECONDS WEST 1857.90 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SAID LOT 50, THENCE RUN NORTH 72 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 33 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE NORTH BOUNDARYOF THE SOUTH HALF OF SAID LOT 50 ADISTANCE OF 1,311.59 FEET FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING CONTINUE NORTH 72 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 33 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE NORTH BOUNDARYOF THE SOUTH HALF OF SAID LOT 50 ADISTANCE OF 327.38 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 16 DEGREES 15 MINUTES 27 SECONDS EAST 931.91 FEET TO THE CENTER POINT OF ACUL-DE-SAC (SAID CUL-DE-SAC HAVING A50.00 FOOT RADIUS) AND TO THE CENTER LINE OF A 60.00 FOOT ROADWAYEASEMENT, THENCE RUN SOUTH 72 DEGREES 36 MINUTES 46 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID CENTER LINE 327.37 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 16 DEGREES 15 MINUTES 27 SECONDS WEST 931.32 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING CONTAINING 7.00 ACRES, MORE OR LESS. SUBJECT TO AROADWAYEASEMENT OVER AND ACROSS THE SOUTH 30.00 FEET THEREOF. ALSO SUBJECT TO CUL-DE-SAC EASEMENT IN THE SOUTHEAST CORNER THEREOF. LESS AND EXCEPT THE FOLLOWING: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF LOT 50, OF THE HARTSFIELD SURVEYOF LANDS IN WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE RUN NORTH 72 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 33 SECONDS EAST 1311.59 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING CONTINUE NORTH 72 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 33 SECONDS EAST 327.20 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT; THENCE SOUTH 16 DEGREES 21 MINUTES 23 SECONDS EAST 665.14 FEET TO AROD AND CAP; THENCE SOUTH 72 DEGREES 35 MINUTES 15 SECONDS WEST 327.17 FEET TO AROD AND CAP; THENCE NORTH 16 DEGREES 21 MINUTES 32 SECONDS WEST 664.69 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, CONTAINING 5.00 ACRES MORE OR LESS. TOGETHER WITH ACCESS EASEMENT MORE PARTICULARLYDESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: 5327-0830 TWN vs. Family Tides Case No. 2011-165CA IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 2011-165 CA HANCOCK BANK, Plaintiff, v. FAMILYTIDES INVESTMENTS, LLC, BRADLEYR. WILL, BRIAN K. WILL, DOUGLAS A. WILL, RICHARD GENTRY, DOUGLAS MARK HOLLEY, and ANYAND ALLUNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AGAINST, THE HEREIN NAMED DEFENDANTS WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAYCLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure, the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Wakulla County, Florida, will on September 20, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) in the lobby of the Wakulla County Courthouse located at 3056 Crawfordville Hwy, Crawfordville, FL32327, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes offer for sale, and sell to the highest and best bidder, the following described real properties situated in Wakulla County, Florida: LOT 2, OF FIDDLERS COVE, PHASE I, ASUBDIVISION AS PER MAPOR PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 84, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA. LOT 19, OF FIDDLERS COVE, PHASE I, ASUBDIVISION AS PER MAPOR PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 84, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim with the clerk of the court within 60 days after the sale. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Wakulla County Clerk of the Circuit Court, 3056 Crawfordville Hwy, Crawfordville, FL32327, (850) 926-0905 at least 7 days before the scheduled foreclosure sale, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. WITNESS my hand and the official seal of this Honorable Court this 19th day of July, 2012. BRENTX. THURMOND Clerk of the Circuit Court [SEALOF THE COURT] By:/s/Desiree D. Willis Deputy Clerk August 23 & 30, 2012 5328-0830 TWN Vs. Beard, Earl Case No: 2012-FC-000068 Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUITCOURTIN AND FOR WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 2012-FC-000068 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. EARLBEARD; DEBRADENISE BEARD A/K/ADEBRABEARD A/K/ADENISE BEARD A/K/ADEBRAD. BEARD; UNKNOWN TEANANTI; UNKNOWN TENANTII, and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the above-named Defendants, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Wakulla County, Florida, will on the 20th day of September, 2012, at 11:00 oclock A.M. at the Front door of the Wakulla Courthouse located in Crawfordville, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following-described property situate in Wakulla County, Florida: TRACT 24, CASORAESTATES UNIT NO. 2 (UNRECORDED) COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 90 OF THE HARTSFIELD SURVEYOF LANDS IN WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA, AND THENCE RUN NORTH 72 DEGREES 33 MINUTES 56 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE NORTH BOUNDARYOF SAID LOT 90 ADISTANCE OF 165.80 FEET TO THE EAST RIGHT OF WAYBOUNDARYOF CASORADRIVE, THENCE RUN SOUTH 47 DEGREES 43 MINUTES 04 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID EAST RIGHT OF WAYBOUNDARY335.61 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 50 DEGREES 59 MINUTES 04 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAYBOUNDARY213.11 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 72 DEGREES 33 MINUTES 50 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE SOUTHERLYRIGHT OF WAYBOUNDARYOF GLOVER DADDY ROAD 923.60 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING CONTINUE NORTH 72 DEGREES 33 MINUTES 50 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID SOUTHERLYRIGHT OF WAYBOUNDARY209.78 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE RUN SOUTH 16 DEGREES 44 MINUTES 08 SECONDS EAST 598.87 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE RUN SOUTH 29 DEGREES 36 MINUTES 33 SECONDS WEST 290.12 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT; THENCE RUN NORTH 16 DEGREES 43 MINUTES 32 SECONDS WEST 796.58 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above. Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 18th day of July, 2012. In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Court Administration at 3056 Crawfordville Hwy, Crawfordville, Florida 32328, telephone (904) 926-0905. not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service. CLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURT (COURTSEAL) By: /s/ Desiree D. Willis, Deputy Clerk August 23 & 30, 2012 5328-0830 5341-0906 TWN vs. KEVIN R. GABYCase No. 4:12-CV-00053-RH-WCS IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE DIVISION CASE NO. 4:12-CV-00053-RH-WCS CENTENNIALBANK, Plaintiff, vs. KEVIN R GABYa/k/a KEVIN RILEYGABY; KERRYR. GABY; and WILDWOOD COUNTRYCLUB PROPERTYOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN that under and by virtue of a Final Judgment of Foreclosure rendered in the above-styled case on June 5, 2012, by the United States District Court For The Northern District Of Florida, in favor of the Plaintiff, and the Amendment to Judgment of Foreclosure entered July 10, 2012, by the United States District Court For The Northern District Of Florida, the undersigned, appointed in said decree, will on the 10th day of September 2012 at 12:00 p.m. (Eastern T ime), at the main foyer in the Wakulla County Courthouse, 3056 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, Florida 32327, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest bidder, the following described property, situated, lying and being in Wakulla County and Franklin County, Florida: SEE EXHIBITS A, B AND C ATTACHED HERETO. For additional information concerning the above property contact: STEPHEN A. PITRE, ESQUIRE, Post Office Box 13010, Pensacola, Florida 32591-3010 or (850) 434-9200. All sales are subject to confirmation of the court. Method of payment is by postal money order or certified check made payable to the U.S. Marshal Service. Ten (10) Percent of High/Acceptable bid in certified check or cashiers check (NO CASH) will be accepted with the balance due within 48 hours. No cash will be accepted. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim with the Clerk of the Court within 60 days after the sale. In accordance with the AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Stephen A. Pitre, Esquire, Post Office Box 13010, Pensacola, Florida 32591-3010 or (850) 434-9200 not later than seven days prior to the sale to ensure that reasonable accommodations are available. Ed Spooner, United States Marshal, Northern District of Florida By: /s/Ed Spooner, US Marshals Service Dated: August 8, 2012 Stephen A. Pitre, Esquire,Attorney for Plaintiff Post Office Box 13010,Pensacola, FL32591-3010 EXHIBIT A COMMENCE AT ACONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 13, TOWNSHIP4 SOUTH, RANGE 2 WEST, WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA, AND ALSO MARKING THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF WOODLAND PARK SUBDIVISION AS PER MAPOR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 82 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA, AND THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 58 MINUTES 16 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE SOUTH BOUNDARYOF SAID NORTHWEST QUARTER AND THE NORTH BOUNDARYOF SAID WOODLAND PARK SUBDIVISION 1575.73 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 57 MINUTES 34 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID SOUTH BOUNDARYOF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER AND ALONG SAID NORTH BOUNDARYOF WOODLAND PARK SUBDIVISION 480.95 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING CONTINUE NORTH 89 DEGREES 57 MINUTES 34 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID SOUTH BOUNDARYOF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER AND ALONG SAID NORTH BOUNDARY OF WOODLAND PARK SUBDIVISION AND AN EXTENSION THEREOF 386.57 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT ON THE WESTERLYRIGHT-OF-WAYBOUNDARYOF U.S. HIGHWAYNO. 319, THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 21 MINUTES 07 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID RIGHT-OF-WAYBOUNDARY225.76 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 57 MINUTES 34 SECONDS WEST 385.15 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 00 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 17 SECONDS WEST 225.76 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Together with all rights, easements, appurtenances, royalties, mineral rights, oil and gas rights, crops, timber, all diversion payments or third party payments made to crop producers, and all existing and future improvements, structures, fixtures, and replacements that may now, or at any time in the future, be part of the real estate described above (all referred to as PropertyŽ). The term Property also includes, but is not limited to, any and all water wells, water, ditches, reservoirs, reservoir sites and dams located on the real estate and all riparian and water rights associated with the Property, however established. EXHIBIT B Parcel 1: Lot 21 of Wildwood Country Club, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page(s) 35, of the Public Records of Wakulla County, Florida. Parcel 2: Lot 10, Block E of Sopchoppy River Subdivision, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 1, Page(s) 27, of the Public Records of Wakulla County, Florida. Parcel 3: Lots 1, 2, 3, and 4, Block B of Sopchoppy River Subdivision, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 1, Page(s) 27, of the Public Records of Wakulla County, Florida. Less and Except: that part of Lots 1 and 4, Block B of Sopchoppy River Subdivision, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 1, Page(s) 27, deeded to the State of Florida, recorded 12/19/1973 in Official Records Book 39, Page 784, Public Records of Wakulla County, Florida. Parcel 4: Lots 26 and 27, Block O of Lanark Beach Unit No. 1, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page(s) 13, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. Together with all rights, easements, appurtenances, royalties, mineral rights, oil and gas rights, all water and riparian rights, ditches, and water stock and all existing and future improvements, structures, and replacements that may now, or at any time the future, be part of the real estate described above (all referred to as PropertyŽ). EXHIBIT C BEGIN AT CONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 13, TOWNSHIP4 SOUTH, RANGE 2 WEST, WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDAAND THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 35 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE EAST BOUNDARYOF SAID SECTION 13 ADISTANCE OF 726.15 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT ON THE EDGE OF SWIRL SWAMP, THENCE RUN ALONG THE EDGE OF SAID SWIRLSWAMPAS FOLLOWS: NORTH 70 DEGREES 26 MINUTES 22 SECONDS EAST 282.08 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE SOUTH 82 DEGREES 45 MINUTES 08 SECONDS EAST 213.59 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE NORTH 83 DEGREES 54 MINUTES 52 SECONDS EAST 107.30 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE NORTH 25 DEGREES 33 MINUTES 52 SECONDS EAST 97.25 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE NORTH 83 DEGREES 19 MINUTES 31 SECONDS EAST 125.54 FEET TO CONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE NORTH 46 DEGREES 23 MINUTES 12 SECONDS EAST 243.65 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE NORTH 70 DEGREES 46 MINUTES 52 SECONDS EAST 190.70 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE NORTH 45 DEGREES 48 MINUTES 32 SECONDS EAST 152.83 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE NORTH 75 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 12 SECONDS EAST 285.84 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE NORTH 62 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 36 SECONDS EAST 133.29 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE LEAVING SAID SWAMPS EDGE RUN SOUTH 02 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 56 SECONDS WEST 3340.12 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE RUN SOUTH 73 DEGREES 36 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST 1530.27 FEET TO AN OLD AXLE ON THE EAST BOUNDARYOF SAID SECTION 13, THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 36 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID EAST BOUNDARY834.01 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 24 SECONDS EAST 280.50 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 36 SECForeclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices A15 FOOT WIDE ACCESS EASEMENT LYING 15 FEET EAST OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED LINE: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF LOT 50, OF THE HARTSFIELD SURVEYOF LANDS IN WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA, THENCE RUN NORTH 72 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 33 SECONDS EAST 1311.59 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT; THENCE SOUTH 16 DEGREES 21 MINUTES 32 SECONDS EAST 664.69 FEET TO AROD AND CAPFOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING CONTINUE SOUTH 16 DEGREES 21 MINUTES 32 SECONDS WEST 236.33 FEET TO APOINT LYING ON THE NORTHERLYRIGHT OF WAY OF A60 FOOT WIDE ROADWAY, SAID POINT BEING THE POINT OF TERMINUS Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 18th day of July, 2012. Brent Thurmond, As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Desiree D. Willis, As Deputy Clerk (COURTSEAL) IMPORT ANT 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, the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Susan Wilson, ADACoordinator, 301 South Monroe Street, Tallahasse, FL32301 850.577.4401, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. August 23 & 30, 2012 11-04309 5342-0830 TWN Sale-Stow Away Center-Crawfordville PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given pursuant to Florida Self Storage Facility Act Florida StatuesŽ, Chapter 83, part IV that the Stow Away Center will hold a sale by sealed bid on Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 12:00 pm at the junction of Highway 98 and Spring Creek Hwy for the contents of a Self Storage Unit containing household items of: Shara Harvey Before the sale date of September 6th, 2012, the owners may redeem their property by payment of the outstanding balance and costs by paying in person at the StowAway Center, 2669 Spring Creek Hwy, Crawfordville, FL32327 August 23, 2012 5342-0830 5356-0906 TWN Sale-Crawfordville Self Storage 9/15 PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is given pursuant to Florida Self-Storage Facility Act, Florida Statues, Chapter 83, Part IV that Crawfordville Self Storage will hold a sale by sealed bid on Self Storage Notices Saturday, September 15, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. at 3291 Crawfordville Hwy. of the contents of Mini-Warehouse containing personal property of: Sabrina Brinkley David Moss Marilyn Mitchell Scott Hutchison Before the sale date of SatSelf Storage Notices urday, September 15, 2012, the owners may redeem their property by a payment of the outstanding balance and cost by paying in person at 3291 Crawfordville Hwy. August 30 & September 6, 2012 5356-0906 Self Storage Notices 5349-0913 TWN NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED TAX DEED FILE NO. 2012 TXD 005 NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN, that GULF GROUPHOLDINGS AQUISITIONS & APPLICATIONS the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate # 2418 Year of Issuance 2008 Description of Property: Parcel #: 00-00-121-155-12084-D14 SHELLPOINTBEACH UNIT5 BLOCK D LOT14 OR 231 P594 OR 260 P828 Name in which assessed PIERRE LAWRENCE OLIVAREZ said property being in the County of Wakulla, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 3rd day of October, 2012, at 10:00 A.M. Dated this 2nd day of August, 2012 Signature: Brent X. Thurmond, Clerk By: Donna Richardson Deputy Clerk Clerk of the Circuit Court, Wakulla County, Florida August 23, 30 and September 6, 13, 2012 Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices ONDS WEST 1560.24 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 24 SECONDS WEST 280.50 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN LOTS 86 AND 87 OF THE HARTSFIELD SURVEY OF LANDS IN WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA. LESS AND EXCEPT THE FOLLOWING: COMMENCE AT ACONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 13, TOWNSHIP4 SOUTH, RANGE 2 WEST, WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDAAND THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 24 SECONDS EAST 280.50 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 36 SECONDS WEST 131.30 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 24 SECONDS EAST 330.00 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 00 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 36 SECONDS EAST 660.00 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 24 SECONDS WEST 330.00 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 36 SECONDS WEST 528.70 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH ACCESS OVER AND ACROSS THAT CERTAIN EASEMENT RECORDED OFFICIALRECORDS BOOK 191, PAGE 350 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA. Together with all rights, easements, appurtenances, royalties, mineral rights, oil and gas rights, crops, timber, all diversion payments or third party payments made to crop producers, and all existing and future improvements, structures, fixtures, and replacements that may now, or at any time in the future, be part of the real estate described above (all referred to as PropertyŽ). The term Property also includes, but is not limited to, any and all water wells, water, ditches, reservoirs, reservoir sites and dams located on the real estate and all riparian and water rights associated with the Property, however established. Published four (4) times in The Wakulla News August 16, 23, 30 and September 6 2012 A1135183.DOC 5341-0906 5 Congratulations! Youve successfully registered your thewakullanews.com user account. If you have any problems, please call (877) 401-6408. 1 Find your 4-digit Newspaper Acct. ID on the address imprint from a The Wakulla News that was delivered to your address. Also, be sure to note how your street address is printed. 2 Go to http://www. TheWakullaNews.com Click on Sign upŽ as shown below. 3 Type the 4-digit Newspaper Acct. ID in the box as shown. Now, type in your street address exactly as shown on your paper and click ContinueŽ. 4 Fill out the information requested in the registration form. 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Page 14B – THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 www.thewakullanews.com -Janet As the Florida State University Seminoles gear up for the “ rst of seven home football games this season, FSU police are reminding football fans that their own game-day strategies should include getting an early start to Doak Campbell Stadium and being on their best behavior. We encourage our fans to be cordial to visiting fans and responsible in their consumption of alcohol,Ž said FSU Police Chief David Perry. Good sportsmanship should extend beyond the “ eld into the stands and out to the parking lots.Ž The “ rst home game will be Saturday, Sept. 1, when the Seminoles take on the Murray State Racers. Kickoff is at 6 p.m. Familiarity with the following policies and services will enhance the game-day experience for all football fans: PARKING LOT AND BUILDING CLOSURES : University police will begin closing off roads and posting no parkingŽ signs in various locations around the stadium the afternoon prior to game day. Fans who park in prohibited areas, such as landscaped areas and sidewalks, are subject to being ticketed or having their vehicle towed. In addition, the stadium will close at 2 p.m. on the day before each home game. Stadium Drive will close at 5 a.m. on game day, and Coyle E. Moore Athletic Center will be closed to fans two hours before each home game. TRAFFIC INSTRUCTIONS: All stadium-parking traf“ c must use Pensacola Street. Westbound traffic on West Jefferson Street before, during and after home games will not have access to stadium parking. Traffic direction will not be changed prior to games, but postgame traf“ c will be routed one way eastbound on Pensacola Street. Tallahassee Police Department of“ cers will staff the intersections surrounding the stadium before and after home games. Because of construction on Gaines Street, postgame traf“ c patterns have been modi“ ed to help fans parking in Lot 14 (intramural “ elds) get back on the road safely and ef“ ciently. This year, Lake Bradford Road and Orange Avenue will be used to direct drivers south away from the stadium, then toward Monroe Street and Capital Circle to Interstate 10. Those parking in Lot 14 will have the opportunity to enjoy extended postgame tailgating to ease any potential traf“ c jams. SPIRIT EXPRESS SHUTTLE: St. Augustine Street will be used exclusively for the Spirit Express Shuttle operated by City of Tallahassee/StarMetro. Fans are encouraged to park at the Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center or nearby state parking garages and take the shuttle to the stadium. The shuttle service begins two hours prior to kickoff. GAME DAY DISABLED PARKING: Parking for those with disabilities can be requested in advance by submitting an application to the FSU Disabled Parking Program. Applications are available online at http:// compliance.hr.fsu.edu/index.cfm?page=disabled_ parking. Applications will be processed as late as 2 p.m. the Friday before each game. For more information, call the Of“ ce of Equal Opportunity and Compliance at (850) 645-6519. PUBLIC ENTRY POLICIES: For security purposes, all football tickets have barcodes that must be individually scanned before each fan is permitted to enter the stadium, and no one will be allowed to reenter the stadium once he or she exits. COLOR-CODED ID WRISTBANDS: Upon request, the FSU Police Department will provide color-coded ID wristbands marked with seat and contact numbers for children, the elderly and people with disabilities in case they become separated from family members before, during or after the game. Fans interested in this service can stop by the police substation located at Gate C. FSU STUDENT ENTRY/ SEATING POLICIES: This year, student ticketing is paperless „ the tickets will be loaded directly onto students ID cards. FSU students must enter through gates L or M. As always, the student entry/seating policy is as easy as 1-2-3Ž: €ONE seat per person; “ rst come, “ rst served; no saving seats. €The stadium opens TWO hours prior to kickoff. €All lines outside the gates open THREE hours prior to kickoff …… no lines may form before that time; no tailgating in line; no holding places in line for friends. STADIUM RULES: €No outside food and beverages; coolers, ice chests, ice bags, large backpacks, umbrellas, large ” ags or banners on sticks; no beach balls or passing people over fans heads. Only empty water bottles can be brought into the stadium. €No smoking except in designated outdoor areas of gates B and L. €No baby carriages or chair backs too large for a single seat. €No alcoholic beverages. Possession of alcohol in the stands will result in ejection and possible criminal charges. SEE SOMETHINGSAY SOMETHING TEXT/ PHONE LINE: For fans who witness a security concern, the See Something … Say SomethingŽ text and phone line will be available. Text the word fsufanŽ along with a message and your location or seat number to 35842. Standard text-message rates apply. Fans also may call (850) 645-JERK (6455375) if there are any problems with unruly or abusive behavior in their section. Law enforcement officers will respond promptly.FSU football fans advised to arrive early for gamesBrain Teaser 1 14 17 25 35 39 43 46 61 65 68 2 20 26 55 3 27 56 4 23 40 51 5 28 36 47 21 48 6 15 18 29 44 52 62 66 69 7 30 49 57 8 24 37 58 22 31 41 53 9 16 19 42 63 67 70 10 38 54 11 32 45 50 59 12 33 60 13 34 64 ACROSS 1. HCl and HF 6. Help a checker 9. Noodlehead 14. __ Dame 15. "__ Gang" 16. Grab the tab 17. Best possible 18. Hurler's stat 19. Do a double take, e.g. 20. Two Erics 23. Poseidon's realm 24. Deliberate loss 25. Refueling area 28. Study at the last minute 31. Suppressed, as emotions 35. Sacagawea denomination 36. A dwarf planet 38. Tubular fare 39. Two Eriks 43. Dustin's "Tootsie" costar 44. Boom box sound 45. Model Carol 46. Nag's pad 49. Duke it out, in practice 50. Teachers' org. 51. Depend 53. Dam-building org. 55. Tw o Erichs 61. Tourney type 62. Flowery necklace 63. "Stompin' at the __" 65. Bright bunch 66. Cigarette package word 67. City near Syracuse, NY 68. Senate spots 69. Neighbor of La. 70. Like a gnatDOWN1. Singer DiFranco 2. Closing passage 3. Tabloid twosome 4. Dull colors 5. Connie of "Hotel" 6. Dutch South African 7. Subtle glow 8. Long piano 9. Try hard 10. Piece of office furniture 11. Make well 12. Mugger's faceful 13. Mel in Cooperstown 21. Dog-__ (well-worn) 22. Quick swim 25. Yeats and Keats 26. Map within a map 27. One more than tri29. Burnoose wearer 30. Three squares 32. Atlas was one 33. Of value 34. Michelangelo masterpiece 37. Ginger cookie 40. Hearty hunk of meat 41. Mild maledictions 42. Offers for dinner 47. Subsidiary theorems 48. Street of nightmares 52. Big Three summit site 54. Playing marble 55. On the house 56. Jaffe or Barrett 57. At hand 58. Bogarde of film 59. They try harder 60. It may be picked 61. Gordon Brown, Tony Blair et al.: Abbr. 64. "Whoopee!" American Prole Hometown Content 8/26/2012 Each puzzle is divided into nine sections, and each section has nine blank squares. Fill in all 81 squares on the puzzle with numbers 1 to 9. You may not repeat any numbers in any one of the nine sections that you’ve already used elsewhere in that section. Also, you can use each number 1-9 only once in each horizontal line of nine squares, and in each vertical column of nine squares. The puzzle is completed when you correctly ll every square. Solutions 200 9 HometownContent 1 2345 16 7683 2 81 1543 952 25 49 76 93172 200 9 HometownContent 681 2394 7 5 539478126 472651839 264 893517 158726943 397145682 825 364791 716982354 943517268 A N I P O E T S P M S C O D A I N S E T F R E E I T E M T E T R A R O N A D R A B S R I B R O A S T S E L L E C C A L E M M A S E A R E D E L M B O E R A R A B Y A L T A A U R A M E A L S N E A R G R A N D S N A P D I R K D I P D R A T S S T R I V E S E R V E S U P C R E D E N Z A A G A T E H E A L T I T A N A V I S M A C E U T I L E L O C K O T T P I E T A Y A Y

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War War Eagle Eagle Football Football War War Eagle Eagle Football Football War Eag le Football Staff ReportIt looked like it was heading right for Wakulla, but Tropical Storm Isaac veered westward instead. Upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane on Tuesday afternoon, the storm was expected to make landfall in Louisiana on Wednesday. As it turned out, Wakulla County suffered only minor ooding at four places along the coast, according to the Division of Emergency Management. Wakulla County had three businesses impacted by minor flooding in St. Marks. One abandoned home on Live Oak Island received minor ooding and one home was threatened with minor ooding to the carport garage on Live Oak Island, it was reported. Overall, the county experienced road ooding in the normal places: Riverside Drive and Old Fort Road in St. Marks; West Point Drive on Live Oak Island; Bottoms Road in Panacea; and Mashes Sands Road at Blue Crab Lane in Ochlockonee Bay. The flood water had receded with expectations that more flooding could occur during high tides around noon, but impacts were expected to be minimal. Flood watches declared for the Sopchoppy, Ochlockonee and Aucilla rivers were cancelled Tuesday. Wakulla schools were back in session for a full day on Tuesday after putting in a half-day on Monday due to concerns about storm surge and the potential need to open Crawfordville Elementary School as a shelter. Instead, a shelter was opened in Liberty County to handle potential evacuation from Franklin County. By JENNIFER JENSENjjensen@thewakullanews.netThe Wakulla County Librarys meeting room was standing room only for last weeks political forum for superintendent of schools. The local League of Women Voters hosted the forum, held Thursday, Aug. 23, which featured candidates Bobby Pearce and Kimball Thomas. The crowd was packed with Pearce supporters sporting campaign T-shirts and on a couple of occasions tensions boiled over with people calling out objections from the audience. At one point during the forum, Pearce supporters objected to how questions were being asked, telling moderator Bill Cotterell, a retired Tallahassee Democrat reporter, that he needed to rotate between who answered each question rst. There were also some murmurs during the submitted question portion about where the questions came from. Local LWV President Mary Cortese told the crowd that some of the questions were submitted via email. Following the forum, many expressed concern that it was not objective and questions that were submitted were not asked. Cortese said the league was trying to stay away from negative questions and questions directed at a speci c candidate. However, a particular question was asked during the forum that was clearly directed at Pearce. Pearce was asked about the robo-call that he made during Tropical Storm Debby on June 24 when he said his job title was assistant superintendent. Continued on Page 15A Serving Wakulla County For More Than A Century Our 117th Year, 33rd Issue Thursday, August 30, 2012 Two Sections Two Sections75 Cents 75 Cents k h h h k l l h Published Weekly, Read Daily Published Weekly, Read DailynewsThe WakullaPublic Notices .................................................................Page 3A The Opinion Page ...........................................................Page 4A Church.............................................................................Page 6A Obituaries .......................................................................Page 7A Community .....................................................................Page 8A School .............................................................................Page 9A Outdoors ......................................................................Page 10A Water Ways ...................................................................Page 11A Weekly Roundup ...........................................................Page 13A Sheriffs Report................................................................Page 14A Sports: Football preview ..................................................Page 1B Week in Wakulla ..............................................................Page 2B Thinking Outside the Book ..............................................Page 7B Constitutional Amendments ............................................Page 3B Classi eds ......................................................................Page 11B Legal Notices .................................................................Page 11B Just a Pinch Recipes .......................................................Page 14B Comics ...........................................................................Page 15BINDEX OBITUARIES Carvas Broadway Walter Eugene Davis John Henry Bob Shivers Louis Andrew Louie Sutton Sr. Isaac turns westAfter fears earlier that the tropical storm was headed for the Big Bend, Wakulla su ers only some minor oodingNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAPHICBy JENNIFER JENSENjjensen@thewakullanews.netAlthough her rst introduction to the county came by accident, she immediately fell in love with it. In 1973, Wakulla County Emergency Management Services Director Fran Councill was a student intern at Tallahassee Memorial Hospitals Emergency Medical Services, then known as Tallahassee Memorial Regional Medical Center. She was on her first ridealong on an ambulance when TMH received a call that Wakulla Countys ambulance had broken down. They sent the ambulance Councill was riding in to help out. That started my long-term love affair with this county, Councill says. In the middle of that rst experience riding in an ambulance, Councill says she knew this was what she wanted to do. It was so exciting, Councill says. It was a chance to go and do something where you get immediate feedback. Following that ride-along, she was invited by then-EMS Director Eric Hindle to come ride with Wakullas EMS. Now, nearly 40 years later, Councill will be retiring on Aug. 31. Ive been doing EMS since I rst stepped my foot in it, Councill says. Forty years later, I still love my job. Prior to taking her EMT course, she had been very involved in the American Red Cross, learning from her mother who was the head of the Red Cross Gray Ladies when Councill was growing up. She remembers living in Louisiana and traveling to Cameron Parish following Hurricane Audrey in 1957 and helping her mother at the shelters. She also recalls helping during her rst hurricane after she learned to drive when she took her rst-aid kits to each of the shelters. Maybe that little car was my rst ambulance, Councill says. She decided to take the EMT class at Tallahassee Community College to become a better Red Cross volunteer, but really enjoyed it and after that rst ride-along, she decided to get her EMT certi cation, which was a completely different career path than the one she was on. Continued on Page 12ALongtime EMS Director Fran Councill is retiringQuestions raised about forum PHOTO BY WILLIAM SNOWDENThe librarys meeting room was standing room only for the League of Women Voters forum for superintendent of schools with candidates Bobby Pearce and Kimball Thomas. Reporter Bill Cotterell was moderator.Claims of unfair procedures at forum; a sheet distributed by a candidate may prompt election complaint Kimball Thomas Bobby PearceUpcoming Wakulla League of Women Voters forums at the library: Sept. 27, candidates for county commission: District 1 at 6:30 p.m. District 3 at 7:30 p.m. District 5 at 8:30 p.m. Oct. 18, candidates for sheri at 7 p.m. Candidates for property appraiser also appear at forum. See story on Page 2A.The projected track of Tropical Storm Isaac on Tuesday, as it was expected to become a hurricane before making landfall on the Louisiana coast on Wednesday. Wakulla EMS Director Fran CouncillA retirement party for Fran Councill will be held in the county commission chambers on Friday, Aug. 31, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. See Page 1B

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Sparkman, a Democrat, who has lived in Wakulla County most of his life, has been the property appraiser since 2006. He served 18 years in county government, including the property appraisers of ce from 1970 to 1980. At that time, he said he swore one day he would be the property appraiser. He was a registered land surveyor and worked for 23 years with Edwin G. Brown and Associates and served three years as community development director for Wakulla County. Ive spent 42 years dealing with property in Wakulla County, Sparkman said. Parham, running with no party af liation, was born and raised in Tallahassee, but has a history coming to Wakulla County. He worked for the Florida Department of Transportation in eminent domain, and moved to the Tampa Bay area in 1976 where he was an appraiser for St. Petersburg Savings & Loan, becoming chief appraiser after a few years and eventually purchasing the banks appraisal department to start the L. James Parham Company. He took a few years off and then started the Red Hills Land Company. Ive truly enjoyed this career, he said. When asked why they were running, Sparkman said being the countys property appraiser has been the most enjoyable job he has had. When youre able to help someone, Sparkman said. Theres no better feeling. Parham said Wakulla County is one of the most unspoiled parts of the state and he anticipates there will be a boom between 2020 and 2025. We could get leap frogged, Parham said. He said he wants to let people know this is a great area to come and get more industries and businesses to open up in Wakulla County. Both candidates were also asked whether they had ever lost their license. Parham said he had not. Sparkman explained that in 2004 when he was the planning and zoning director he was put on probation because of a survey that was not done properly, but that he never lost his license. The candidates were also asked about the property appraisers relationship with the public and both agreed they should be accessible and educate. I work for the public, Sparkman said. If someone has a question, it is my job to answer it, he added. Parham said it is important to get the public to understand the assessment process and hold workshops to educate them. Both agreed that the most important thing a property appraiser can do for the citizens is be fair and equitable to everyone. Sparkman added that making sure everyone has all the exemptions they qualify for is key also. Tarpine subdivision and the Wakulla County Airport also made its way into a couple questions. The candidates were asked whether improvements made at the airport would increase or decrease the overall property tax revenue. Neither felt the revenue would increase. There was also a question about the differing property values in Tarpine and the reason for it. Parham said if that was the case that he would investigate them further and look into the speci cs. Sparkman said some lots are valued low because they do not have sewer or paved roads or are 99 percent wetlands and are not buildable. WILLIAM SNOWDENCANDIDATES: Challenger Jim Parham, left, gets a question from moderator Bill Cotterell, center, as incumbent Donnie Sparkman, right, listens. Special to The NewsWakulla County recently adopted new fees for use and rental of parks and recreational facilities. One of the new fees includes county boat ramps. Citizens can either pay a $5 daily fee or purchase an annual park pass for $40. The annual park pass allows frequent users of County parks, beaches, and boat ramps to save money instead of paying per visit. Additionally, a discounted fee for veterans, senior citizens (65 and older), persons with disabilities, and commercial sherman was established at $25.00. In order to make needed repairs and maintenance at our parks and recreational facilities, we had to impose some new fees, said Bryan Roddenberry, assistant director of parks and recreation. Citizens can purchase the annual park pass at the Medart Parks & Recreation Of ce, 79 Recreation Drive, Crawfordville, or call 9267227. To view the complete fee schedule, please visit our website (www.mywakulla.com) and click on the Parks & Recreation Department.County sets new park and recreational feesBy JEFF HUGOSpecial to The NewsOn the evening of Saturday, Sept. 8, from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., park rangers will host A Swift Night Out at Wakulla Springs State Park. This unusual and interactive ranger-led program will offer guests an opportunity to witness one of the great natural phenomena that occurs in the park the roosting of the chimney swifts. The small twittering birds assemble in great numbers in both the spring and the fall of the year. At dusk they begin their dizzying dance circling the Wakulla Springs Lodge. As darkness begins to descend upon the lodge, the chimney swifts begin their descent into one of its unused chimneys. Not only are participants of A Swift Night Out awed by the sight of these small insect-eating birds retreating to the safety of their roost, they are challenged to count the small black specters as they dive into the chimney. Amidst laughter, oohs and aahs, they collect their data. The information is sent to www.concentric.net, where it is amassed with counts held on the same night all across the country. The program is free with park admission. Please call (850) 561-7286 to let park staff know youre coming. If youre interested in rounding out your evening with dinner in the lodge (served from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.) please call 421-2000 for reservations.A Swift Night Out set at Wakulla Springs Ofce Hours: Monday Friday, 8 a.m. 5 p.m. (850) 877-55892770 Capital Medical Blvd., Suite 110, Tallahassee, FL 32308 | CapitalRegionalMedicalCenter.com Stephanie Lee, MDDr. Lee is joining Dr. Michael Douso and Dr. Kathrine Lupo at Capital Regional Womens Health. As an FSU School of Medicine graduate, she is happy to return to Tallahassee.Capital Regional Womens Health accepts Capital Health Plan and most other insurance carriers.Next Day Appointments AvailableCapital Regional Medical Center Welcomes Dr. Stephanie Lee Specializing in Gynecology & Obstetrics Expert physicians.Quality obstetrical & gynecological care. Re-StoreShadeville Highway926-4544Open Tues. Sat. 9 a.m. 5 p.m.

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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 Page 3A PUBLIC NOTICESFor our readers convenience, The Wakulla News will provide this Public Notice Section in our A-section for all Public Notices not published in the Legal Notice section of the newspaper. Students Scoring at Level 1 and Level 2 on the Reading Portion of the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) The following table shows FCAT Reading results for all students (all curriculum groups) tested during the 2012 administration of the FCAT in the district. Grade Level Total Number Tested Number Scoring at Level 1 Percent Scoring at Level 1 Number Scoring at Level 2 Percent Scoring at Level 2 Number Scoring at Levels 1 and 2 Percent Scoring at Levels 1 and 2 3 371 37 9.97% 82 22.1% 119 32.08% 4 375 38 10.13% 83 22.13% 121 32.27% 5 398 36 9.05% 92 23.12% 128 32.16% 6 411 62 15.09% 86 20.92% 148 36.01% 7 391 35 8.95% 90 23.02% 125 31.97% 8 357 39 10.92% 82 22.97% 121 33.89% 9 338 51 15.09% 95 28.11% 146 43.2% 10 289 35 12.11% 81 28.03% 116 40.14% Students Retained (not Promoted) in Grades 3 through 10 The following table shows the number and percentage of students retained, by grade, for all students in grades 3 through 10 within the district. Grade 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Number Retained 9 4 1 6 5 6 18 21 End-of-Year Membership* 370 371 400 405 383 351 350 294 Percent Retained 2.43% 1.08% 0.25% 1.48% 1.31% 1.71% 5.14% 7.14% End-of-year membership is the count of all students who are enrolled at the end of the year and for whom a decision on promotion status is required and reported. Number of Students Promoted for Good Cause, by Category of Exemption This table shows the number of third-grade students who were exempted from the FCAT reading requirement and promoted for good cause at the end of the 2011-2012 school year. ELL/LEP Students with Less than 2 Years in ESOL Students with Disabilities (SWD) not Tested on FCAT per IEP Students Passing Alternative Assessment Students Demonstrating Proficiency through Portfolio SWD Retained Once with 2+ Years of Remediation Students Retained Twice with 2 or More Years of Remediation Total Promoted with Cause 0 0 5 4 16 0 25 District Student Progression Requirements and Accompanying Student Performance Data As Required by s. 1008.25(8)(b), Florida Statutes, for Annual Public Reporting The School District of Wakulla County School Year: 2011-2012 AUGUST 30, 2012First Reading Date: September 13, 2012 at 7:00 pm Second Reading Date: October 11, 2012 at 7:00 pmLocation: 788 Port Leon Drive, St. Marks FL 32355The City of St. Marks located at 788 Port Leon Drive, 9 AM to 4:30 PM M/F; Phone (850) 925-6224. Interested parties may inspect ordinance at 788 Port Leon Drive and be heard at the meeting. Persons needing special access considerations should call the City Ofce at least 24 hours before the date for scheduling purposes. The Board Ofce may be contacted at (850) 925-6224. The Wakulla County Clerk is looking for applicants for the position of Finance Clerk. The person lling this position will be expected to possess the technical skills necessary to perform payroll duties, other accounting functions, and working knowledge of Excel and Word. Background in HR a plus. Must be a team member sharing other ofce responsibilities. Desired Qualications: Associates degree from an accredited college or university w/emphasis in Accounting, Business, or Public Administration or equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. By Florida Law all applications for employment are open for public inspection. Background check & drug screening are required. Closes 9-14-12. EOE. Visit www.wakullaclerk.com for application and submit applications by mail or in person: Finance Director Wakulla County Clerk of Court 3056 Crawfordville Hwy, Crawfordville, FL 32327; by email: shawkins@wakullaclerk.com; or by fax: 850-926-0056.Finance Clerk City of Sopchoppy The City of Sopchoppy will be holding two public hearings on Ordinance 2012-02.An Ordinance of the City of Sopchoppy adopting the operating budgets for the City of Sopchoppy for the 2012-2013 scal year. The rst public hearing, followed by the rst reading of Ordinance 2012-02, will be held Tuesday, August 30 2012 at a special called meeting of the Council. The second public hearing on the budget and adoption of Ordinance, 2012-02 will be September 10, 2012 during the regular monthly meeting of the City Council. Both meetings will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will be held at City Hall, 105 Municipal Avenue, Sopchoppy, Florida. A copy of the Budget may be viewed at City Hall from 8:00 a.m. 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Thursday and from 8:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. Friday. If special assistance is needed to attend this meeting, please call the Clerks ofce at 962-4611 at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting.PUBLIC MEETINGS TO ADOPT THE BUDGET OF THE CITY OF SOPCHOPPYAUGUST 23, 30, SEPTEMBER 6, 2012 BY JENNIFER JENSENjjensen@thewakullanews.netAfter discussing the issue eight different times, the Wakulla County Commission nally came to an agreement about when the county will take over ownership and maintenance of subdivision roads. The county agreed to require that subdivisions attain a 50-percent buildout threshold or four years, whichever comes rst, before the county will accept street improvements for public ownership and maintenance. This is to ensure that the county does not accept ownership of roads that will incur heavy constructionrelated traf c requiring additional maintenance and improvements, according to the county administration. Previously, the county commission planned to require 90 percent, but decided to hold a workshop and then decided to not change it. Following that workshop, they decided to have several options presented. The commission then determined an 80-percent threshold was suitable. However, at the Aug. 20 county commission meeting, the commission agreed to lower that some more. Its better than weve got here, said County Commissioner Randy Merritt. The commission also added the requirement that the developer or owner provide a warranty for the street improvements for two years before the countys acceptance. Preliminary subdivisions platted prior to the ordinance will be grandfathered. A new section was also added to the county code to require an inspection and any needed street repairs for construction-related damage as a condition of receiving a new certi cate of occupancy. This section would apply to only county maintained street improvements. The commission voted unanimously to adopt the proposed ordinance. In other news: The commission voted unanimously to adopt the boundaries of the Crawfordville Town Plan and to implement the land development code regulations that re ect the policies of the plan. The regulations are intended to be incentivebased, and are a rst step in the process of implementing the Town Plan, according to Planning Director Luis Serna. The proposed regulations will promote investment in the district and will allow the county to require new developments to conform to the general design principles of the Town Plan, he said. There are density bonuses for donated land for a park or other public facility, as well as a bonus for a green building. The county commission will also be able to grant impact fee exemptions. There was also a requirement for sidewalks. There were also regulations for parking. The commission decided to reduce the number of required parking spaces by 50 percent below the standards. Commissioner Lynn Artz also wanted to include a provision to allow businesses to build right up to the road. Non-residential building setbacks should be reduced along Crawfordville Highway once the right-of-way for widening is acquired, she said. There was also a regulation that increased the maximum building coverage by 35 percent above the maximum speci ed by the underlying zoning district if its within the district. Building coverage may be increased by another 10 percent for each of the following: screening parking, shared parking and landscaping. The commission accepted a grant award of $450,274 from the Cops Hiring Program for the Wakulla County Sheriffs Of ce, as well as a grant match of $16,667 per year for three years. This grant will pay for three of cer positions who will focus on reducing the number of incidents of domestic violence, bullying and cyberbullying and reducing the number of offenders and repeat offenders. Artz said this was a compelling grant because it is for the schools. Its such an important thing to do. Lt. Bruce Ashley said 1,400 sheriffs offices applied for the grant and only 200 were approved. WCSO was one of seven in Florida that received the grant. The commission also voted unanimously to accept the reports from the Public Records Committee and dissolve that committee. The committee members could not come to a consensus on recommendations, so all members submitted a report. The consensus was the need for public records training of employees. County Administrator David Edwards said they are researching the idea of going towards a paperless system. The next county commission meeting will be Sept. 4 at 5 p.m. in the commission chambers.COUNTY COMMISSIONDecision made on when to accept subdivision roadsEighth time is a charm when it comes to issue before the boardBy JENNIFER JENSENjjensen@thewakullanews.netThe last official day to register for assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency due to damages sustained from Tropical Storm Debby is Tuesday, Sept. 4. There are three ways to register for assistance: Call 800-621-3362; people who are deaf or hard of hearing and use a TTY can call 800-462-7585. The phone lines are available from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. local time seven days a week. Visit www.disasterassistance.gov to go to the FEMA website. Or use a smartphone or tablet and get the FEMA app or go to m.fema.gov. As of Monday, Aug. 27, there were 633 local households that have contacted FEMA for assistance or information and $978,000 has been approved in Wakulla County, according to FEMA media relations specialist Jim Homstad. Out of this amount, $865,000 has been approved for housing assistance, such as repairs to the home, reimbursement for lodging expenses and rental assistance, and $113,000 has gone to other needs. Statewide, in the 22 declared counties, 16,057 households have contacted FEMA for assistance or information and $22.2 million has been approved, Homstad said. Disaster victims also have until Sept. 4 to return applications from the Small Business Administration. As of Aug. 26, SBA had approved 17 disaster loans for Wakulla County residents totaling $790,000. This includes two loans approved for businesses and 15 for homeowners who had uninsured or under insured losses due to Debby, according to Tom Nocera, public affairs specialist for the SBA. Individuals and businesses may obtain information and loan applications by calling the SBAs Customer Service Center at 1-800-6592955 (1-800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing), or by sending an email to disastercustomerservice@ sba.gov. Loan applications can also be downloaded from the SBAs website at www. sba.gov. Completed applications should be returned to the Center or mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth TX 76155.TROPICAL STORM DEBBYDeadline Sept. 4 for claims Blood drives are setTwo locations for blood drives will be held this week: On Labor Day, Sept. 3, the bloodmobile will be at the Crawfordville Wal-Mart from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Donors will receive a $10 Wal-Mart gift card. Walk-ins are welcome. On Tuesday, Sept. 4, the drive will move to TMH Wakulla from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Drop by or call 926-7105 for an appointment. Donors et will receive a t-shirt and a chance to win a Honda Civic!

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By TAMMIE BARFIELDAnd Im sure we will. It is with bittersweet emotion that I write this last column as general manager of The Wakulla News. Throughout my career I have had some very interesting jobs and have been self-employed as well. Working at The Wakulla News and with this staff has been my favorite so far. Being committed to a community through a community newspaper brings with it a lot of great joy and many challenges. The staff of The News, every one of us, experiences both with the added task of getting this newspaper out to this community each and every week. It is really a large undertaking for a small group of people. I take my hat off to all of them as a team, and to each one of them individually for the tremendous amount of work that they do. Our editor, William Snowden, whos been reading and subscribing to newspapers since he was in at least the fth grade, maybe earlier, works tirelessly to ensure this newspaper continues the tradition of providing compelling news for its readers. Good news, bad news, happy news, sad news, its always timely and relevant to the residents of this community. Jennifer Jensen, our news reporter, brings to the table a fresh writing style, a focus that is un inchable, and organizational skills that really should be collected for training and offered in workshops across the country. Eric Stanton is the go to guy at The News. Eric is our graphic artist as well as our production point person and our IT everything. If there is a problem with equipment, software, or with the wide variety of les we receive from our readers and advertisers, Eric always seems to know how to resolve it. And, he helps put the nishing touches on the pages as they are being published which makes the paper look good. Lynda Kinsey is currently our longest serving employee. Everybody knows Lynda. She is our advertising sales representative and has to go out into the streets of Wakulla County to get people excited about advertising in The Wakulla News. And after nearly 25 years, she is still excited about her customers advertising in The News. Denise Folh, the person we go to for everything that Eric doesnt do, is our receptionist and also wears the inside sales, obituaries, and county public notices hats. She answers the phones and greets customers walking through the door with a smile, even when it seems like everything that could possibly go wrong is going wrong. I think Denise should write a book about all the phone calls she answers and the kinds of colorful questions people ask. It has truly been my pleasure to serve in this role. I have met so many fascinating people living in this community during the six years Ive worked at this newspaper. Many have become friends who Ill have the privilege of seeing at my next venture, where Ill be turning over a new leaf in fact, a bay leaf. Thanks so much to you all. Tammie Bar eld is the general manager of The Wakulla News until the end of the day on Friday, Aug. 31. Page 4A THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 www.thewakullanews.comreaders speak out The Opinion Page The Wakulla News (USPS 664-640) is published weekly at 3119-A Crawfordville Hwy., Crawfordville, FL 32327. Periodicals postage paid at P.O. Box 307, Crawfordville, FL 32326-0307. Phone: (850) 926-7102. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: The Wakulla News, P.O. Box 307, Crawfordville, FL 32326-0307.The Wakulla NewsPublisher Emeritus: William M. Phillips Family (1976-2006)All subscriptions to The Wakulla News become due and payable one year from the time the subscription is purchased.In County $31/yr. $17.50/6 mo. Out of County $42/yr. $24/6 mo. Out of State $44/yr. $26/6 mo.General Manager: Tammie Bar eld ........................tbar eld@thewakullanews.net Editor: William Snowden ............................................editor@thewakullanews.net Reporter: Jennifer Jensen ..........................................jjensen@thewakullanews.net Advertising: Lynda Kinsey .......................................lkinsey@thewakullanews.net Advertising/reception: Denise Folh ...........................denise@thewakullanews.net Production Coordinator/IT: Eric Stanton ............advertising@thewakullanews.net NATIONAL NEWSPAPERFOUNDATION NATIONAL NEWSPAPERBlue Ribbon AWARD WINNINGNEWSPAPER MEMBER Most popular stories online:Coastal flood warning for Wakulla during this afternoons high tide; Tropical Storm Isaac continues moving west Coast Guard Auxiliary for Aug. 30, 2012 Walter Eugene Davis obituary From the Dock for Aug. 30, 2012 Wakulla under Tropical Storm Warning: half-day Monday for students John Henry Bob Shivers obituary Coral snakes in Wakulla County thewakullanews.com Follow us onLetters to the editor The Wakulla News welcomes your letters. You can email it to editor@thewakullanews.net, mail it to P. O. Box 307, Crawfordville FL 32326 or drop it off at The News of ce, 3119-A Crawfordville Highway. Letters are published as space becomes available and must include the authors rst and last name, mailing address and telephone number for veri cation purposes. Only the name and town will be published. One submission per person per month. Letters are edited for style, length and clarity. Editor, The News: The explanation as to the advantage of our new taxes, was presented to me by a county of cial. He said that the January 2012, 7-percent utility taxes were fair because instead of adding to the property taxes levied on homeowners, it spread the costs over a larger base. Besides homeowners, it included citizens who rent rather than own their homes (and perhaps can least afford it). Why are we creating new taxes for anyone? Is this responsible leadership? What is the real issue, balancing the budget or taxing the people? If our of cials cant hold the county budget to a reasonable level, then logic has it, the ad valorem tax (property taxes) will increase. We pay our commissioners $30,000 a year. Managing a budget is an indication of their performance. Spiraling taxes and fees, in this small county, must be embarrassing to the commission! I expect the commissioners, when managing our budget, to say no to hard choices and avoid their special interest groups. Its inappropriate and sneaky to create all kinds of new mandatory taxes (right down to boat ramp fees) and then tell everyone that the county budget has been reduced! It is de nitely time for a change. In the November election, we have commission races open in three districts. Every citizen registered to vote, may vote for all three. It is essential that we elect three responsible citizens who are unbiased and will cast their commission votes on the basis of whats good for the people, without ulterior motives. Remaining on the commission, for two more years, are a builder and a land developer. It is to the peoples advantage, to expand the vision of the county and elect commissioners who offer a variety of different experiences. Choose wisely! My support goes to Jenny Brock for District 1, Howard Kessler for District 3, and Emily Smith for District 5. Their career paths are diverse and they are fiscally responsible candidates. More importantly, their platforms express the fragile concept of for the people, a concept that in the past has escaped attention and one thats needed now, more than ever. Gail Hickman Wakulla County Editor, The News: I support Maurice Langston for Sheriff of Wakulla County. The privilege of voting in America should not be taken lightly or unadvisedly. Likewise, candidates should consider public of ce with great caution and care. The election in November is critical, not only for America but for Wakulla County. I encourage voters to participate in deliberate vetting of candidates. Langston has spent three decades preparing to be our sheriff. His candidacy for sheriff is not something he decided to do post-retirement. Experienced in every level of law enforcement, Major Langston has educated himself with the goal of becoming our Sheriff. He has worked for ve different sheriffs, from K-9 handler to director of administration, and has experienced making house calls to work with people during their most extreme and troubling hours of need. Langston is genuinely concerned for the residents of Wakulla County. He is an accomplished and proven leader in our county. He is highly sought after for advice, individually and as a law enforcement professional, locally and nationally. His capacity for community involvement is remarkable. Everything he does is done well with his full commitment and attention. He stands firmly on his convictions. He is current on law enforcement trends, technology, and economic approaches to maintain the highest level of security in Wakulla County. I believe that Maurice Langston should be Sheriff of Wakulla County. Sandra Vidak Crawfordville Editor, The News: Having moved to Wakulla in 2004, my wife Virginia was in great need of a hair stylist and was referred to Mary Anns Boutique, which was the same name of her stylist in Atlanta. Time goes on and I keep hearing shing reports, auto repair suggestions, Wakulla information, citizen information, pressure-washing information and good accurate helpful information on any subject you could think of from a person my wife referred to as Tim Said. Therefore, after twice a week, every week, hearing from Mr. Tim Said, I thought I should meet this individual since he knew everything and was always very close to my wife. I then visited Mary Anns on Spring Creek Highway and asked to speak to Mr. Tim Said. No such person. But there was a stylist by the name of Tim Tatum who, in fact, is the very best reference for anything Wakulla. Should your wife come home weekly talking about Tim Said what she really means is Tim Tatum said this or that, and now you can relax as he is one of the nicest people in Wakulla and certainly is a wealth of information on every subject. Just call and ask for Tim Said Tatum and try not to worry about your wife. A very relieved, Jerry Moore County commissioner Editor, The News: Shame on Mary Cortese and the League of Women Voters! I was completely dismayed at the censorship that took place by this woman at the public forum held at the library last Thursday. When the oor was opened up for questions from the audience, people began to hand her the sheets of paper with their handwritten questions on them. She walked to the back of the room and handed them to a man, who I later found out was Hugh Taylor. He took them in one hand and then handed her a stack of pre-formulated questions from the other hand. She then took those questions to the moderator. As the questions were asked I realized they were the EXACT same questions that were asked at the last forum that was sponsored by Concerned Citizens of Wakulla (CCOW). I know they were the same questions because I attended that forum and wrote down the questions/answers. When the public realized this and began to ask aloud why their questions werent being asked (including the one that Cortese tossed beneath her chair!), she quickly thanked everyone for coming out and closed the forum. I approached Cortese afterward to ask her why the public questions were not asked and her response was that they only asked what they thought was appropriate. I then asked what gave her the right to determine what was appropriate for the public to ask the candidates. Her response was The LWV were the sponsors and could do that. I showed her the questions that I had written down from the last forum and told her that they didnt even have the forethought to change the wording. She gave no response and wouldnt make eye contact with me after that. I also asked why questions from the audience were even called for if there was no intention of asking them no reponse again. I told her the LWV misrepresented the pre-formulated questions to try to make the audience think that they were coming from members of the audience again, no response. I later found out that this farce of a forum goes against the LWV charter. Should enough concerned citizens report it, they could possibly lose their charter in this county. I was under the impression that the LWV was supposed to focus on issues, not take sides between candidates. Well, they certainly appeared to take sides at this forum! It was very evident that they were anti-Bobby Pearce. I did some of my own personal research of the candidates and came across videos that Hugh Taylor has made and published on YouTube that were very anti-Pearce. Considering this, why was he allowed to appear to align himself with the LWV by HANDLING the audiences questions? Isnt that a bit of a con ict of interest? Taylors place at that forum should have been with the rest of the community, not dir ectly involved with the forum. Until this evening, I had no idea who Taylor or Cortese were. Later I realized that these were the same two people that were running the last forum, which was sponsored by CCOW. I also recognize their names as being very involved with county commission meetings. And ironically enough, one of their chief complaints has been that the public is not given fair time to be heard at these meetings. They have gone to great lengths to fight that battle and yet they are the two people at the forum who censored and omitted the citizens that were present. Thats rich. When I think about the fact that the questions were the same for both forums and both of them were doing the legwork at the forums, I now have to wonder if they didnt just make up all of the questions for both forums. Are they the only two members of LWV in this county? Considering both of their apparent political views, they might not be the best choice to represent LWV or CCOW at supposedly unbiased events if either organization would like to be taken seriously. As someone who does not get involved in politics for the most part, I lean toward trusting organizations such as these to have my best interest at heart as a citizen and registered voter when they are ghting for issues in this county. That being said, I am truly disappointed. Donna Savary CrawfordvilleWhy more taxes and fees? Disappointed in candidate forum Supporting Langston for sheri Looking for Mr. Tim Said at hairdressersA story that appeared on the Church page of the Aug. 16 edition of The Wakulla News, Pastor wants local churches to create youth centers in area, was provided by an organization calling itself the International Coalition For Youth of Christ. The phone number provided in the story was for the Universal Life Church World Headquarters in Carrabelle. The International Coalition For Youth of Christ is no longer af liated with the Universal Life Church World Headquarters and the phone number should not have appeared.CorrectionAnd so its farewell until we meet again

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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 Page 5A WAKULLA COUNTY VOTERS HAVE TWO CHOICES1. VOTE FOR MIKE STEWART who has LIVED in Wakulla County for most of his life and has LIVED in his district (3) for 20 years. 2. VOTE FOR HOWARD KESSLER who DOESNT LIVE IN THE DISTRICT (3) HE CURRENTLY DESIRES TO REPRESENT.ITS YOUR CHOICE... BUT I LIKE MIKE FOR COUNTY COMMISSIONER, DISTRICT 3 I LIKEMIKEREElectforCounty CommissionerRep. Dist. 3 C www.mikestewart2012.comPOLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT PAID FOR AND APPROVED BY MIKE STEWART, REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE FOR COUNTY COMMISSIONER, DISTRICT 3facebook.com/ mike.stewart.3363 all akullas inest Sandy Lott 850 926-1010 Mary Applegate 850-926-3787 David Rossetti 850 591-6161 850926-1011734 Shadeville Rd, Crawfordville FL, 32327 Scan Mereo and short sale specialistsour ome own ealtor WAKULLA WORKING WATERFRONTS PROJECTBy HERB DONALDSONSpecial to The NewsIn April 2013, the Healing Arts of Wakulla (HAWC), in association with Palaver Tree Theater, will begin a series of events considered to be the kickoff for Wakullas Working Waterfronts Photo-Journal Project. From seineyards and crabhouses, to shrimp boats and oyster bars along the shore, the waterfronts project may allow the county to heal from an onslaught of natural and manmade disasters, by recapturing as a community its one natural gift that has made the Mighty Mullet, Blue Crab, and Worm Gruntin festivals possible: Wakullas seafood and maritime industry. Photos that feature the community at work within this industry are currently being gathered from past news articles, state archives, individuals and families whose ancestors have made shing, shrimping, crabbing and picking the overall working of the waterfronts their way of life. The photos will be featured in exhibits throughout the county to build interest and garner support for the larger project. Local photographers are also being sought to have their work immortalized in the Working Waterfronts photo-journal (the final product), revealing Wakullas maritime history through pictures, along with literary segments by local writers such as Leo Lovel, author of The Spring Creek Chronicles book series, complete with illustrations and edits by his sons, Ben and Clay. Born and raised on Lake Jackson in Leon County, Lovel and his family came to the coast for trout shing during the 1960s. Afterwards, they would frequent the Spring Creek Restaurant, alongside the motel and marina, eventually becoming friends with the management. I was in business in Tallahassee, says Lovel, when she (the manager) came in and told me that they were getting ready to sell and wanted to know if we were interested. Leo and his father still had their jobs in Tallahassee, but found the opportunity irresistible. We brought the restaurant in 7, he says, My mother, father, and I became partners and so did my grandmother. They began shing commercially, catching mullet to sell in the restaurant. Later, they had stone crab traps, an offshore boat, and were grouper-fishing for three days offshore at a time. They also raised softshell crabs and caught jelly sh. We probably caught and sold everything that swims within a hundred miles of here, says Lovel, We shipped twice a week to Fultons Street Market in New York. We sent soft crabs, blowfish tails, sea bass, grunts, octopus tons of octopus amberjack, pompano, mackerel, bluefish, mullet, even scallops at one time. When you think about what this area produces as far as natures bounty, its incredible. Much of this lifestyle would come to a dramatic halt in the mid-1990s, when Florida passed an amendment to the states constitution commonly called the net ban. The traditions, livelihoods, and stability for thousands of families throughout the state, in shing communities similar to Spring Creek, were all but eradicated. With so many restrictions, to make a living legally, became close to impossible. We learned it the hard way too, says Lovel. You can bend the rules like using illegal nets, but then you nd yourself running when you see a light coming along on the water. Its too much. Once caught, attorneys fees alone can, with ease, break the financial backbone of a well-heeled family. More than a few have had their licenses taken, equipment con scated, or been greeted by undercover agents watching their homes in the middle of the night. I remember the day my oldest son and I pulled up in the boatshed, Lovel recalls, Wed been shing and running for weeks and were checked and almost caught a couple of times. We pulled up in the rain and just sat there. And I said You know what, its over. We cant do this anymore. The Lovels went on to other things. They still sh, in smaller ways, for the restaurant, and continue to raise softshell crab. Their stone crabs are caught in the wintertime, and theyre connection to the water, bay, and their fellow maritime travelers, remain strong. But no longer do they consider themselves true commercial shermen who make their living by catching and selling the bulk raw product. This area was once an international player in the seafood business, says Lovel, We were supplying the fresh market from the whole southeast. During the run season we had the world Egypt, France, Taiwan, Japan clamoring for all we could produce. But our gear and our areas were taken. And like anything else, the purchasers who cant get what they need from this area, have left it. We were over 95 percent of that market and we lost it. A lot more was lost, or seemed to be, with the infamous BP/ Deepwater Horizon incident in April of 2010, as an oil-rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 workers as it bled oil throughout the sea oor and along the beaches. I saw the effects on me and my family, Lovel recalls, We thought for weeks that we were going to lose our entire lifetimes work. If oil comes into the Spring Creek area, I cant bring my grandchildren up in that environment. I cant have them breathing that air. For a long time we were set to abandon ship. The fear loomed large and heavy along the Gulf region, and still does to some extent. People had questions. And expected answers. We had to sit down with our staff, says Lovel, and instruct them on how to answer questions. Everybody that came in our restaurant wanted to know where their food came from and where the nearest oil was. However, this panic jump-started quite a feeding frenzy. Imagine people rushing in to eat their ll of shrimp and oysters as if it were the last time in their lives they could partake of such a delicacy. The media, armed to the teeth with facts, footage, and spokespersons didnt make things any easier. They wouldnt leave it alone, says Lovel, Every other week theyd show the oil in Louisiana, dead pelicans on the beach, and the shrimp boats going through it. Those images bring it up all over again. Running from the storm is hard enough, but attempting to recover and preserve all that remains can be excruciating. Wakullas Working Waterfronts project looks to boost the countys morale regarding the maritime industry by showing the county its achievements, and offering broader hope for the future. Along with the photo exhibits, a panel discussion that delves into the history of early maritime pioneers and seafood entrepreneurs in the county is scheduled. Two Wakulla Sunday radio episodes are being developed. One will take a look at the early communities such as Skippers Bay, while the second segment spends time with familial descendants of these communities to reflect upon how the industry and county as a whole has changed through the years regarding maritime culture. A mini-documentary is also being developed for an April screening. Leo Lovel feels that his generation and, quite possibly, the one directly after, may be the last of a line a culture that was once rich and thriving right here, in Wakulla. If youre lucky enough, he says, to record those people that are left that history and way of life you will catch and preserve something thats about to be gone. For those wanting to get involved in the Waterfronts Project, contact Gail Campbell at (850) 745-7176 or campbell.gail@gmail.comA conversation with Leo LovelCommercial sherman, restauranteur, author PHOTOS SPECIAL TO THE NEWSLeo Lovel at the Spring Creek Marina. He watched the net ban take away the areas ability to supply sh to the international markets. Then came the stress of the BP oil spill. Lovel as a boy on Lake Jackson, shing. Special to The NewsExtreme storms may be Americas new norm so homeowners must doubly protect against bogus repair work by shady contractors, warns the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud. Six Worst Scams: 1. Disappearing downpayment. The contractor demands a large downpayment, then disappears after doing little or no work. 2. Shoddy work. The work is low quality, using cheap materials. You may have to redo the entire job, often at your own expense. 3. Phantom damage. A contractor invents storm damage. Nicking sidewall or roof shingles with a screwdriver to mimic hail damage is one come-on. 4. Worsens damage. Contractors enlarge holes in a roof to increase their billings. Billing for phantom work is another ruse. 5. Pay your deductible. Offering to pay your insurance deductible is a con to lure your business. 6. Insurer go-between. The contractor elbows in as the go-between with your insurer. You lose control over your valuable claim. Six ways to ght back: 1. Avoid door-to-door drifters. Stick with reputable contractors based locally or in your region. 2. Verify license. Contact your state and local licensing agencies to ensure the contractor is licensed. 3. Contact local Better Business Bureau. See if the contractor has a history of complaints, and a BBB review. 4, Work with your insurance company & agent. Dont let the contractor do the talking. Work directly with your insurer and agent to ensure the repairs are done right and covered damages are paid. 5. Insist on a contract. Have a signed contract specifying exactly what work will be done, plus the price and repair schedule. 6. Watch for red ags. No business cards or referrals, cant show proof of workers compensation insurance or surety/performance bond. e six worst scams by contractors

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Page 6A THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 www.thewakullanews.comMedart Area Crawfordville Area Sopchoppy Wakulla Worship Centers Coastal Wakulla Station Sunday School........................10 a.m. Sunday Worship ......................11 a.m. Evening Worship .......................6 p.m. Wednesday Service ..................7 p.m. & Youth Service ........................7 p.m. Royal Rangers ...........................7 p.m. Missionettes ..............................7 p.m. Ivan Assembly of God202 Ivan Church Road Crawfordville Pastor, Daniel CookseyCome & Worship With Us926-IVAN(4826) Sopchoppy United Methodist ChurchSunday School 9:45 a.m. Worship 11 a.m.Pastor Kevin Hall850-962-2511 Pastor Vicar Bert MatlockChurch 926-7808 Pre-School 926-5557Bible Class 9:00 a.m. Worship 10:00 a.m. Pre-School M-F (3-5 Years)Trinity Lutheran Church of Wakulla County Hwy. 98, Across from WHS Web site: Lutheransonline.com/trinityofwakulla Wakulla United Methodist ChurchSunday Contemporary Service 8:30 a.m. Sunday School for all ages 10 a.m. Sunday Worship 11 a.m.1584 Old Woodville Rd. Wakulla Station 421-5741 Pastor Susie Horner 8:30am Service9:30am Sunday School for Adults & Children10:30am Worship Service Nursery available850-745-8412 3383 Coastal HighwayChrist Church AnglicanThursday 10:30 am Adult Bible Study Wednesday 6:00 pm Supper and Children, Youth and Adult Bible ClassesThe Rev. John Spicer, RectorSunday Crawfordville United Methodist ChurchPastor Mike Shockley 926-7209 Ochlockonee & Arran Road Come Grow With Us www.crawfordville-umc.orgSunday School 10:00 a.m. Worship 11:00 a.m. Pastor John S. Dunning (From Rhema Bible Training Center) www.ochcc.org Blood Bought Word Taught Spirit WroughtSpirit Life ChurchPentecostal 962-9000 Schedule of Services SUNDAY: Refreshments WEDNESDAY: and Adults 10:30am 11:00am Let the Bible Speakwww.OysterBayChurchofChrist.orgFind the Peace and Hope and Answers in these Troubling Times.1044 Shadeville Road Crawfordville, Florida 32327 "the churches of Christ salute you" Romans 16:16Youve Got Bible Questions? Weve Got Bible Answers 1st Ochlockonee BayUnited Methodist ChurchSunday Worship 9 a.m. Adult Sunday School 10:30 a.m.Pastor Kevin Hall(850) 984-0127 Sopchoppy Church Of ChristCorner of Winthrop & Byrd St.Sunday: Bible Study ...9:30 a.m. Worship ...................10:30 a.m. Evening Worship .............5 p.m. Wednesday: Bible Study ...7 p.m. Visitors are welcome! Home Bible Courses available please call for details, 96213 2889C Crawfordville Hwy 850.926.9308 bigbendhospice.org Were Here to Share the Journey... Churchreligious views and events Church BriefsPicking a president OUT TO PASTORREV. JAMES L. SNYDER The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and I were casually sitting on the back porch enjoying our evening coffee together. Suddenly, the conversation turned to things political. This does not happen very often so at the moment I was a little surprised by this turn of current events. My wife does not spend much time keeping up with political news or events. Therefore, I was a little surprised when she made some comments in this area. It began when my wife said, Why is it every politician running for president insists that Washington is broken and they are just the ones to x it? Well, she had me there. Most politicians worth their pork barrel payment have the audacity to believe they are political prophets able to see what is wrong with everything in this country, particularly those things in Washington, D.C. Not only can they see what is wrong but also they know the exact way to x it. However, no two solutions are alike. They look at Washington and view it as a xer-upper. Then they go around the country hammering away with the promise that they can x it and x it for good. All these politicians have xed our government for sure, but not in the way they think. It is more along the line of when you take Lucky to the veterinarian to have him xed. The results are the same in both situations. Then my wife made this observation. If these politicians are so all red up about xing problems, I would like to show them our plumbing problem. Of course, what my good wife does not realize is politicians can only x hypothetical problems not real ones. And the more hypothetical the more eloquent they are in their speeches about it. Whenever you hear a politician waxing eloquent in his speech you always know you are listening to an airbag. It was my turn to astonish my wife. I have solved the mystery of picking the president of the United States, I said rather arrogantly. I was waiting for her response. And I did not have to wait long. You what? Then I laid out for her my scheme for picking the president. Its very simple. People pick a president about the same way they pick their nose. I knew from her astonished look I would have to explain what I meant. But it is true, nevertheless, picking a president is like picking your nose. The rst thing is that nobody gets to select the nose they will have for the rest of their life unless of course they submit to plastic surgery. It is the same way nobody gets to choose the list of potential presidents they will have to decide on in the upcoming election. We all have to learn to live with the one or the other that has been given. Sad to say, in both areas, most of us have truly blown it. In this area of picking, some do it openly and unashamedly. They do not care who sees them or hears them for that matter. Of course, there are always those who deny they even have a nose let alone stooping to picking it in public. Some things, according to them, are better done in private, behind closed doors. Whoever invented closed doors has probably done society more bene t than any other invention. I must admit with some people it is quite hard to ignore the fact that they have a nose. It is the most prominent feature of his or her face but everybody has the right to live in the wonderful land of denial. Then I come to the more technical aspects of this matter of picking. Some prefer the left over the right while others prefer the right over the left. Then of course there are those who do both at the same time confusing everybody watching them. It is very confusing talking with these people because one time they are on one side and the next time they are on the other side. I know both sides are equally signi cant but I hate being confused. These, I think, would be called equal opportunity pickers. They do not prefer one side to the other but both sides, in their opinion, is good. It is hard to argue with logic like that. It is the same kind of logic that your wife uses when she asked you, Does this dress make me look fat? No matter if you are picking the president of the United States or your nose, you always end up with the same thing. There is only one selecting process that is devoid of any frustration at all. Jesus mentioned it, Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you. (John 15:16 KJV). Gods choice has eternal ramifications.Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship in Ocala. Call him at (866) 552-2543 or email jamessnyder2@att.net. Open mic night at Pioneer Baptist on Aug. 31 Pioneer Baptist Church will host a community-wide Open Microphone Gospel Sing on Friday, Aug. 31, at 7 p.m. Anyone who enjoys singing or playing gospel music is invited to participate. Others who enjoy listening are encouraged to attend and have a blessed night of worship through music. There is no charge for the concert. Pioneer Baptist Church is located at 486 Beechwood Drive. The church is located four miles east of Crawfordville, just north of the Dr. MLK Jr. Memorial Road and the Spring Creek Highway intersection. Call Pastor Dennis Hall at 878-5224 for more information. We hope to see you. Chaires UMC to host craft show-baked goods sale Craft show baked goods cook out, sponsored by the United Methodist Women of Chaires, will be held at Chaires UMC on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vendors are welcome. The church is located at 9243 Parkhill Road in Tallahassee. For more information, call (850) 2199361.Special to The NewsThis summer marks 50 years since the Supreme Court ruling that effectively banned of cial prayers in public schools. Ever since, wave after wave of proposed bills and amendments have sought to undo that ruling or at least circumvent it. And now, a former minister says prayer as government-sanctioned religious training never had a place in public school classrooms anyway. Students are free to pray, individually, to their hearts content, says former minister and NASA engineer Charlie Webster, author of Revitalizing Christianity (www.NewCenturyMinistries.com). If we as Christians are looking to the government to instill biblical values in our youngest citizens, then were in bad shape, says Webster. Any time the church wants the state to teach morality and biblical matters, were de nitely on the wrong path. After working as an executive for the space shuttle program, Webster earned a masters degree in New Testament studies and taught that subject at the college level. He offers a list of reasons why official school prayer could never be a good source of religious training, including: Religious pluralism: America is a melting pot of nationalities, cultures, ideas and especially religions. If we did allow the reading of sacred writings and public prayers in schools, we Christians want to think that they would always be compatible with our beliefs, he says. But in this country, government must give equal time to all religions within a community. It would be extremely dif cult if not impossible for schools to provide meaningful training for all the religions represented by their students. Differences in the specifics: Even among Christians, different groups have disparate beliefs, customs and viewpoints. Again, there are too many to expect schools to address each in a meaningful way. Prayer in school was largely ignored: I know because I was one of those who joined my classmates in ignoring them, Webster says. Pews rising unaf liated percentage: In addition to religious variety, the Pew Research Center shows that more than 16 percent of 35,000 polled Americans check the unaffiliated box. They include atheists, agnostics and those who believe in nothing in particular. Whether non-believers are teachers or students, Webster says, their presence would present a number of dilemmas if of cial school prayer were sanctioned. The truth is that it was not what happened in schools that affected the moral ber of this country; it was what happened in homes and churches, Webster says. Today, comparatively few Christian homes devote a signi cant amount of time to religious training, and more and more the same is true of churches. Nowadays, many churches have resorted to gimmicks in an effort to draw in more followers, he says. These attempts do more to distract from the Christian message than promote it, Webster says, and government-based policies have much the same effect. Instead of trying to nd a political solution, we need to do our own jobs, he says. If all Christians did that, any political decision would be of no signi cance at all. The world is starving for what we as Christians are supposed to have, but weve left it behind.Charlie Webster is a former minister with bachelors and masters degrees in biblical studies, He is currently an engineer for NASA.Bible scholar says its time to accept school prayer ruling

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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 Page 7AObituaries Carvas Broadway Walter Eugene Davis John Henry Bob Shivers Louis Andrew Louie Sutton Sr.Carvas Broadway, 73, died at his home in Clayton, Ala. He was born June 26, 1939, in Bellwood, La. He was a cable-splicer for a Tallahassee phone company before his retirement. He is survived by his beloved wife, Victoria Vicki; and four children, Duane (Patricia) Broadway, David (Theresa) Broadway, Shelia Broadway and Donna Broadway Dickens (Daniel); and ve grandchildren. A memorial service was held Aug. 27 at the Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Eufala, Ala. Memorial donations in his name can be made to the U.S. Wounded Warriors. John Henry Shivers, better known as Bob to friends and family, was born Aug. 1, 1931. in Colquitt County, Ga., into a family of sharecroppers. He worked on farms in South Georgia when growing up, on one of which he met the love of his life, Betty Powell. On Oct. 15, 1949, Bob and Betty were married and eventually left the farm life and moved to Jacksonville where they started a family and became employed in the construction industry. He came to work for Acousti Engineering Company of Florida. He was transferred to Tallahassee in 1960 to assist in opening and managing a branch of ce for Acousti, where he worked until he became disabled in 1977 and could no longer work. Bob was predeceased by his parents, J.B. and Abby Shivers; two brothers, Roy Shivers and Maurice Shivers; one sister, Joanne Weatherington; his rst-born son, Russell; a granddaughter, Rachael Shivers; a great-grandson, Landon Green;, his brother-in-law Windell Powell; and his mother and father-in-law, John S. and Eva Powell. Bob loved his family and the Lord. He loved to camp, sh, hunt, play with the grandkids and visit with friends and share stories of his younger days, but most of all, spend time with his wife. Bob leaves behind a loving family, his wife of 63 years, Betty Sue Shivers; sons, Gary Shivers and wife Rita of Woodville, Wesley Shivers and wife Vanessa of Crawfordville and Calvin Shivers and Ann of Crawfordville; and his only daughter, Lavonne Greene and husband Rick of Crawfordville; one sister, Geneva Hunter and husband Charlie of South Carolina; two brothers-in-law, Ray Powell and wife Polly, and Raleigh Weatherington, both of Jacksonville; one sister-in-law, Mavis Powell of Tallahassee; 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. The funeral was held on Saturday, Aug. 25, at Abbey Funeral Home with interment at Tallahassee Memory Gardens. The family received friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 24, at the funeral home. In lieu of owers, donations may be made to Southwood Baptist Church, The Lighthouse Childrens Home or Big Bend Hospice. Online condolences at www.abbeyfh.com. Walter Eugene Davis, 73, of Crawfordville, died Tuesday Aug. 21. He was employed in the construction industry. He was a resident of Crawfordville for 50 years. Survivors include his mother, Martha Davis of Crawfordville; a sister, Judie Davis of Crawfordville; three brothers, Jeffrey Davis and wife Sandra, Dennis Davis and Rodney Davis and wife Donna, all of Crawfordville; and many loving nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his father, Charles Davis; one sister, Beth Shelley; and one brother, Curtis Davis. A memorial gathering will be held Sept. 15 at his home from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Bevis Funeral Home,Harvey-Young Chapel is in charge of arrangements (850-926-3333) or www.bevisfh.comWalter Eugene Davis Louis Andrew Louie Sutton Sr. John Henry Bob Shivers Carvas Broadway Louis Andrew Louie Sutton Sr., 82, of Tallahassee, died on Sunday, Aug. 26, at the home of his daughter at Mysterious Waters on the Wakulla River in Wakulla County. He was a native of Cairo, Ga., and a longtime resident of Tallahassee. He was a construction superintendent for numerous area construction companies. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, Sept. 9, at 3 p.m. at Shiloh Farms, 1500 Benjamin Chaires Road in Tallahassee. A reception will follow the service. The preferred dress is boots and jeans. Memorial donations may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee FL 32308. Survivors include two daughters, Patricia Robb (Merle) of Crawfordville and Frances Louise Hosford of Tallahassee; three sons, John Louis Sutton of Crawfordville, Yancey Marion Sutton (Caroline) of Tallahassee and Louis Andrew Sutton Jr. (Mina) also of Crawfordville; 13 grandchildren; and ve great-grandchildren. He is also survived by the mother of his children, Jane Yancey Sutton, and friends galore. Bevis Funeral Home of Tallahassee (850/385-2193 or www.bevisfh.com) is assisting the Sutton family.Special to The NewsThe St. Marks Yacht Club will host Dr. Felicia Coleman, Director of the FSU Coastal and Marine Laboratory as its featured guest at the Clubs Up Close and Personal Spotlight Event on Saturday, Sept. 8 at 7:30 p.m. In a conversational-style interview led by Dr. Betty Ann Korzenny, Adjunct Professor, Florida State University, School of Communication, she and Coleman will discuss what influenced Coleman to pursue her study of sea life, and the local and international impact of the Laboratorys research. Dr. Coleman, with her nationally recognized expertise in marine ecology and reef fish research in our Gulf waters promises to be a fascinating Spotlight Guest, says Korzenny. Coleman received her PhD in Biological Science in 1991 at FSU and currently serves as the FSU labs director and as the Chief Scientist for the universitys new Deep-C Consortium. This Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative is funded for $20 million by BP to study the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Coleman also plays a role in the regulatory arena to ensure that science helps guide management and conservation decisions involving marine systems. To gain an insiders view into the St. Teresa laboratory, its specialized boats, divers, research, education, and how the public can have access, please plan to attend. There will be light refreshments for the meet and greet early in the evening and time for questions and discussion with the speaker. The Club is located at 36 Yacht Club Lane, St. Marks, Florida, 32355. Though the evening is free, seating is limited, so reservations should be made by calling 850 9256606. The public is invited. 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Page 8A THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 www.thewakullanews.comhappenings CommunityConner Sexton will celebrate his rst birthday on Aug. 31. He was born on August 31, 2011, at 12:25 p.m. at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. He is the son of Will and Kelly of Crawfordville. He has a big brother Liam. Happy rst birthday, Conner Conner Sexton Special to The NewsMeet Us at the Museum is de nitely a theme of the Wakulla County Historical Society this month because it has a lot going on, but theres always room for another person, place, thing or activity. One of these events is the Genealogy Group which will meet on Sept. 6 at 6:30 p.m. Carolyn Harveys enthusiasm for genealogy is infectious. History is fun, important, and so much more than just who is akin to whom. The group is going to tour the courthouse archives with Clerk of Court Brent Thurmond. There is also a yard sale scheduled for Sept. 8 at 8 a.m. Everything from utensils to vehicles will be on the lawn. Historical Society President Cathy Frank said that donations for the sale are being accepted during museum hours. Member Jim Calhoun hopes to make a monetary donation to the society from the sale of a one-ton dump truck, a partially restored 1950 Dodge Coronet, and two gas powered generators. While browsing the yard sale, one can also nd gifts at the Old Jail Gift Shop located at the Museum and Archives. Volunteers open the Museum on Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and have recently started opening on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Arlene Vause coordinates volunteers for the many and varied tasks and said, Whatever one enjoys doing is helpful. The societys September program will be held on Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. at the library and will feature guest speaker Betty Green, a former school teacher and local historian. The name of her presentation is Readin, Writin, and Rithmetic taught to the tune of a hickory stick. Green said it pertains to Wakulla County schools in the rst half of the 20th century. She will share wonderful stories and pictures from the little community schools. Historical Society programs are the second Tuesday of each month running September through May. Generally, these meetings are at the Wakulla County Public Library. Another project the historical society is working on is the Heritage Village Park. For 21 years, volunteers of the Historical Society have worked to collect, preserve, exhibit and interpret history of the Wakulla County area. History never gets old to us, said Frank, We love to showcase the museum. A couple of exhibits are permanent, but most rotate in six-month cycles. Society members cant stop talking about their dream of a Heritage Village becoming reality on 40-acres near the Zion Hill church, thanks to the Boynton Family. Its where they intend to preserve and demonstrate lifestyles of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Contact the Wakulla County Historical Society Museum and Archives by stopping by at 24 High Drive in Crawfordville, by email at 24research@gmail.com, on its facebook page, its website at wakullahistoricalsociety.wordpress.com, or call 926-1110.Historical society has several upcoming events The speaker for the historical societys September program is historian Betty Green.SPECIAL TO THE NEWS Special to The NewsRandall Big Daddy Webster performs in concert with special guest Chris Robbins on Sept. 1 at 8 p.m. at Posh Java in Sopchoppy. Webster brings his sizzling ministry of original Blues peppered with soul, jazz and life back to Posh Java for the third time. Hell debut several new tunes form his upcoming CD The Fingerprint of Blues, plus hell unleash tunes from his vast catalog of original music. Special Guest Chris Robbins will sit in on harp. Webster has more than 25 years performing his original music. He completed his 53 international tour covering 28 countries through the years. He brings a world view of Blues built on its indigenous African-American heritage. Seating is limited so call or email for reservations now: (850) 962-1010 and poshjava@gmail.com. Big Daddy performs at PoshRandall Big Daddy Webster Planning for 2013 Wild About Wakulla has begunBy MADELEINE CARRSpecial to The NewsThe 2013 Wild About Wakulla destination showcase for Wakulla County has been launched. Affiliates with a business interest in promoting the showcase met Aug. 22. Discussions centered on the objectives of the business plan and how to meet its ve goals. Jeff Hugo, Florida State Parks Services Specialist and organizer of one of the repeat events at Wakulla Springs, announced the dates for Wild About Wakulla. All events will fall between April 12 and April 21. The two big anchors are Sopchoppys Worm Gruntin Festival, April 13, and the Wildlife Festival at the springs on April 20, Hugo said. The showcase is envisioned to strengthen Wakulla County as a geotourism destination. The business plan calls for all public and private entities interested in achieving this vision to contribute ideas. Members who attended the rst planning meeting for next years showcase also included the St. Marks Waterfront representatives, Palmetto Expeditions, Wakulla County Historical Society, The Wakulla News and historian Madeleine Carr. Before the next meeting on Nov. 14, the consortium will encourage community businesses to af liate themselves with this annual showcase. The purpose is to inspire residents and visitors to actions that will benefit the well-being of individuals and the community. St. Marks, Sopchoppy, and Panacea each present one-day events in their communities. New for 2013 will be a spotlight on Crawfordville with a street party on April 19. The consortium is a loose af liation of public and private entities. Each af liate is responsible for planning, implementing and advertising its contribution. The group believes that it is possible to double attendance at a Panacea event with the inclusion of area artists and a special interpretive event at Mineral Springs Park. Some in the group will be offering a promotional package to regional tour operators. The business plans purpose is to achieve an 80% occupancy rate at area hotels and to establish a marketing base for repeat visitation. Another goal is to double local af liate participation over this years spring event. Consortium affiliates should view this as a positive experience, Hugo said. Their pride of ownership in Wakulla County will be shown in their involvement in one or all of the planned events. 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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 Page 9Aeducation news from local schools School Experts predict that within 100 years, natural lands and water resources will become scarce. Climate change will irreversibly alter the planet. And the habitats that support all life could be lost forever. Support our mission to protect the future of our natural world. To make a difference that lasts, join The Nature Conservancy. Log onto www.nature.org today or call (800) 842-8905.Piney Grove Preserve located in Virginia. the EATIN path OFF Your Guide to Area Restaurants and CateringBob DonawayJuly 2012 Winner His name was drawn fromMy wife and I have been entering in the Off the Eatin Path since the program rst began. She has won once and now I am a winner too! Thank You! OFF The Eatin Path Entry Form Please drop off form at any participating Eatin Place Name _____________________________________ Address ___________________________________ __________________________________________ City ______________________________________ State __________Zip _______________________ Phone ____________________________________ e-mail _____________________________________One Winner!One Meal from Every RestaurantCoastal RestaurantHome of the All-U-Can Eat Seafood & Chicken l a t nt n Deli Deli Congratulations Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlorank You So Much! Employee and administrators of the year are recognized by school board Wakulla County Schools Administrators of the Year and Employee of the Year are recognized at Aug. 20 School Board Meeting. The district-level Administrator of the Year was Superintendent David Miller; School-level Administrators of the Year were Jackie High and Melinda Young, Riversink Elementary School principal and assistant principal; and Employee of the Year was Larry Shiver, Wakulla Middle School operation foreman.PHOTOS SPECIAL TO THE NEWS WHS grads exceed state in ACT scores By BETH ODONNELLAssistant SuperintendentWakulla High Schools Senior Class of 2012 outscored their counterparts in Florida on the American College Test (ACT) in all areas tested: English, mathematics, reading, science and the composite score. This is one of the tests used for college entrance. The number of WHS seniors taking the ACT has increased over the past two years from 129 students in 2010 to 147 in 2012. More participation is partly due to WHS offering the ACT on the WHS campus twice a year instead of students having to drive to Tallahassee. In addition, students are encouraged to take the ACT and/or the SAT (Scholastic Assessment Test) in order to broaden their options for after high school. On the ACT, WHS students averaged 19.2 in English (state 18.9). In mathematics, WHS was at 20.5 (state 20.0). WHS reading scores averaged 20.8 (state 20.5). WHS science scores came in at 20.0 (state 19.3). The overall composite score for WHS graduates was 20.2 (state 19.8). WHS students who completed the highest sequence of math courses while in high school, including Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Pre-Calculus and Advanced Placement Calculus, averaged an ACT math score of 28.0 over the state average of 22.6. Students can prepare for doing well on the ACT and on other college entrance exams by taking advantage of the rigorous curricula offered at Wakulla High School such as Advanced Placement and college dual enrollment courses. Advanced Placement courses are high school classes taught at a challenging college level with an internationally recognized standardized test at the end of the course. Students earn high school credits and can also earn college credits through the AP tests. WHS offerings include AP Calculus; AP Biology; AP Psychology; AP English Language and Composition; AP English Literature and Composition; AP United States History; AP United States Government; AP Macroeconomics; AP World History; AP Art History; AP Environmental Science; and AP Statistics. New for 20122013 is AP Computer Science. The rigor of our Advanced Placement classes and dual enrollment college courses available to WHS students is essential to increase students readiness for college and careers, said Superintendent David Miller. As our College Board representative Brian Barnes notes, College may not be for everyone but knowledge is. We want our Wakulla students to be competitive with any student from any other district, state, or country, no matter what career path they choose. Wakulla High School has increased information and awareness efforts, including parent nights several times a year and mail outs showing the potential of students to succeed in Advanced Placement classes. Students will be better prepared to score higher on the ACT and on the SAT if they have chosen a challenging course of studies. Most importantly, they will be better prepared to succeed in college and in their careers. For more information on taking the ACT or the SAT, contact the Wakulla High School Guidance Department at 926-2221 or WHS Assistant Principal of Curriculum Sunny Chancy at 926-7125 (sunny.chancy@ wcsb.us). Free resources available to elementary teachers Special to The NewsFloridas elementary school teachers have free resources available to support the states transition to Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in 2013-14. Following the successful CCSS Summer Institutes for educators, the Department has released the CCSS Professional Development Toolkits for English Language Arts for grades K-5. The helpful toolkits are available online and may be used by teachers as they explore the new curriculum and create their English Language Arts lesson plans around the new standards. I am excited that our teachers have great tools at their ngertips to ensure that Floridas transition to Common Core State Standards continues smoothly, said Deputy K-12 Chancellor Mary Jane Tappen. It is incredibly important that our educators are prepared to help students master the rigorous new material in years to come and high-quality professional development will continue to be a priority as we move forward with Common Core State Standards. I encourage our teachers to take advantage of these outstanding resources. The English Language Arts toolkits for grades K-5 include student activities, teaching strategies, formative assessment and lesson study materials. The purpose of the toolkit is to provide Floridas educators with the focused resources they need to support the implementation of the new standards in instruction, development of formative assessments, and integration of these into the lesson study cycle. During the next year, similar toolkit resources will be available to Floridas K-8 teachers in the areas of Reading for Information, Reading Literary Text, Writing, Speaking & Listening, and Language. School news: Email your school news and announcements to jjensen@thewakullanews.net. Submissions are edited for style, clarity and grammar and run when space becomes available.

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Well, we dodged the bullet again on Isaac. On Friday, it looked as if it was going to hit us head on. I dont believe I have ever seen as many golf carts and boats being taken out of Shell Point and Oyster Bay as I saw on Saturday and Sunday. Fortunately for us, and unfortunately for those to the west, it took a more westward course than they thought. Also I think everyone was thinking about how bad Dennis was down here. When tropical storm Debby passed, it did nothing to our shing except push a lot of bait into our area and make shing better. Hopefully this will be the case again with Isaac. By the weekend they are calling for light winds and of course possible thunderstorms, so shing may be good by then. Fishing over around St. George continues to be good in the bay for reds and trout. Big reds and some nice flounder are being caught in the cut using live bait on the bottom. Whiting, trout and reds can be caught in the surf using cut bait or shrimp. The Dry Bar is also holding lots of trout. Use the Gulp or live bait for the best results. Plenty of reds are being caught around the docks along Highway 98 over at Lanark. Dog Island Reef and Turkey Point Shoals are also producing plenty of sh. Capt. David Fife has been catching some nice trout and reds in the Oyster Bay area. He shed one day last week and got a limit of trout and released a 31 inch red. He was using a Gulp under a Cajun Thunder and shing in about 3 feet of water. He had a charter Thursday and wasnt able to get started until 12:30 due to the rain in the morning. He went to a spot where he typically catches silver trout and he said they caught 20 real nice ones using a New Penny Gulp on the bottom. They nished up the day catching three nice speckled trout and three red sh. Dr. Phil Shark and Dr. Joe Camps fished out of Shell Point on Saturday and caught lots of small trout on the ats and then shed the long bar out in front of Shell Point and caught two big trout and three nice reds. Phil typically shes just the Gulp but this time Joe brought down some live shrimp. Guess what they caught the two big trout and reds on? You got it -live shrimp! Jeff May from Carrolton, Ga., shed with Alan Lamarche on Friday and they came in with some nice grouper and a box full of grunts and big sea bass. They shed with live pin- sh and cigar minnows on the bottom. I shed a new spot two days last week and caught some really nice trout and reds using the Gulp under a Cajun Thunder. I had a charter on Saturday and was really looking forward to trying it again and naturally the wind blew out of the east and things changed. I went there three times that day and caught nothing. We did catch about 40 speckled trout out near the Shell Point Reef but all of them were small. I decided if they were going to take any fish home we were going to have to look for silver trout. Fortunately, the spot we went to was loaded up with them and they caught sh or got a bite on every cast for a couple of hours. We probably caught 50 and kept several dozen of the biggest ones. They do pull hard and are fun when they are biting that fast. We caught everything on a New Penny Grub. Fishing should get better and better as the weather cools down and look for red shing to get very good. Look for the Spanish to start heading back south and that can make for some exciting and fast fishing when you can find them schooled up. With all the bait around, just look for the birds diving. The Kevins Seatrout Shootout will be held Sept. 16. You can launch anywhere and weigh-in will be at Jerrys Bait and Tackle on Woodville Highway. The heaviest string of ve trout between 15 and 20 inches will take first place and prizes will also be paid for biggest trout, biggest red and red with most spots. Go to www.seatroutshootout. com for more information and to register. Scallop season is still open and at a meeting of the FWC back in the early summer it was decided to leave the season open through Sept. 24. Several of our neighbors went last week on a real low tide and got their limit in about an hour. He said the water was clear and they were just laying on top of the grass. Remember to know your limits and be careful out there. Good luck and good shing! Page 10A THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 www.thewakullanews.comoutdoor sports and shing reports OutdoorsIve been writing about the stout-bodied pit vipers in our area. All are very poisonous and have the characteristic swallow jaws where the venom gland lies. The only other dangerously venomous snake locally is the Eastern Coral Snake (Micrurus fulvius fulvius), which does NOT have a particularly swallow head or as stout a body, but instead a slender one that has been known to reach nearly four feet in length. These are one of the strikingly colorful creatures on earth, being a vivid red, yellow and black, and rather than being striped as a garter snake they are ringed the rings going completely around them. In our Big Bend area there are two mimics of the Coral normally about the same length as a Coral and similar in pattern though the colors are arranged differently. One, the Scarlet King Snake, has, like the Coral, rings completely around it. and reaches two to four feet in length, and the other, the Scarlet Snake, rarely gets two feet long, and the rings are interrupted on the underside by a cream colored belly, hence the rings should really, on this species, be called bands. Both of these mimics have a fairly pointed snout that is reddish in front of the eyes. Corals in the southeast were called Harlequin Snakes because they in turn mimicked the clowns of death in Shakespeares plays who wore black masks, and that is the key to remembering which is the true Coral, for only the Coral in the southeastern United States has black in front of the eyes. There are 65 recognized species of Corals in the New World, mostly in Central and South America, and their patterns vary widely, some are even without pattern. If it is red, black and yellow it might be a Coral. If it has those colors and has a black nose, it is! The xed large fangs of our Coral are in the anterior part of the mouth or basically front. (Some species though are rear fanged.) Corals feed a lot on smaller cold blooded prey like small lizards and other burying snakes, which they nd asthey plow through leaf and pine needle litter. So like the Cottonmouth Moccasin, which also feeds a lot on cold blooded prey, they have a neurotoxic venom that paralyzes fairly fast, and to make sure the prey doesnt escape till the venom kicks in they will hold on to their prey! If you were handling a Coral and it managed to bite you, it would hold on and chew the venom in! At rst you would not feel much pain, but within a couple of hours your respiratory system would start to fail. If you were to die -and that is extremely rare -you would basically suffocate. Fortunately less than one percent of venomous snake bites in North America per year are from the Coral. Any normal person being bitten would instinctively ing the snake off them and as a result normally not get a lethal dosage. But the potency of their venom per drop is horri c, as they are related to the Crates, Mambas, sea snakes, cobras, etc., all which are notorious for being deadly. So if you are cleaning up an old wood pile, raking up under a Southern Magnolia or cleaning up after a tropical storm and detect a shiny red, black and yellow snake do not push your luck! Production of Coral Snake anti-venom is so expensive it has been stopped. The current anti-venom stocks in the U.S expired in 2010. Other countries have Coral Snake anti-venoms, but the costs involved in getting their anti-venoms licensed in the U.S. is prohibitive. I have seen two wild Corals in Wakulla County, one across from Gulf Coast Lumber, and one at the intersection of Forest Road 13 and Highway 375. That one Patti and I saw last year. We got out of the car to see it, and it promptly crawled off the road and in seconds disappeared in the pine needles. We felt very fortunate to see it!Wakulla Wildlife BY GEORGE WEYMOUTH From The DockBY CAPT. 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Isaac has been a name many if not all in the Gulf Coast have become familiar with this past week. While so many raced to get supplies for the storm, there is a lot that can be done to prepare before it is too late. The National Hurricane Center reminds all of us that history teaches that a lack of hurricane awareness and preparation are common threads among all major hurricane disasters. By knowing your vulnerability and what actions you should take, you can reduce the effects of a hurricane disaster. There are several things you can do to prepare yourself in the event that a storm is heading our way. Semper Paratus (always ready) is the Coast Guard motto! First it is important to know what your risk is. Are you in a ood prone area or at risk if high winds and surge hit us? Securing outdoor items and using tie down straps for buildings that could be moved off their foundations is great prevention. If you are close to the coast, it is important to pay attention to the forecast as we are very limited in our routes inland. If you choose to stay home, be ready with plenty of water, non-perishable foods, battery operated lighting and a battery operated radio. If you use a candle or other re, re crews may have a very hard time getting to you if it were to get out of hand. Medication and cash on hand are also important things to consider. Try to keep at least a week of medication handy so that you have enough to make it through until stores are able to re-open. In the event of a power loss, cash may be the only ability you have to get things you may need. A good emergency coffee can fund is never a bad idea. You may also want to keep paper copies of your insurance policies and other important papers in a zip lock just in case it is needed. In addition to taking care of yourself and your family, pets are another important consideration in being prepared. Be sure to have extra water and food for them as well. While this may seem like we cover the same things each year, and sometimes more than once, it is in most peoples nature to think that we have been spared so far, and there is no need to be overly prepared. We are often lucky to have more than 24 hours warning when a hurricane, tropical storm or depression is heading our way. However as we look back at the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, it is a stark reminder that things can and do change fast with storms. You can download the National Weather Service preparedness brochure from www.nws.noaa.gov/om/ brochures/hurr.pdf. As Sherrie says, Safe Boating is no Accident and neither is weathering a storm safely. You can never be too prepared. www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 Page 11Aa peek into life on and under the water Water Ways Water Ways Coast Guard Station Panama City ......................................................... (850) 234-4228 Coast Guard Station Yankeetown .......................................................... (352) 447-6900 Coast Guard Auxiliary St. Marks (Flotilla 12) ........................................... (850) 942-7500 or ............................................................................(850) 284-1166 Boating Emergencies Coast Guard Auxiliary ReportsBy Carolyn Brown Treadon AUXILIARY U.S.COAST GUARD UnderwaterWakullaBy Gregg Stanton Watch for manatees on Labor Day SPECIAL TO THE NEWSSatellite photo of Tropical Storm Isaac in the Gulf on Tuesday morning. The Storm. Hurricane Isaac has everyones attention right now, mine included. Over the last week, my daughter and I have been preparing for its visit by doing facility repairs and shutters in Panama City and Crawfordville. My daughter was quick to point out she missed the social interactions that surround an impending hurricane when she attended college in Rhode Island. We often visit others in support of everyones mutual crisis. My wife observed many of the honey-do items also get done in this crisis period! And the hurricane party (hosting friends living in evacuated areas) if the storm actually hits us, is a well known Wakulla tradition. In the middle of this frantic hard work, we chanced upon a Saturday lunch with a seldom-seen friend. At the time, the storm was due to strike close by and in a few days, yet we all met for hot dogs at a favorite waterfront place. They have a son the age of my daughter, both electrical engineers at the end of their college experience and in search of employment. We parents are at the other end of the work force experience, so the polar topics covered were entertaining. The young adults saw the storm as exciting, refreshing and full of new opportunity. The parents saw the storm as foreboding, inevitable and something traditionally old. John saw into a future where past technology ful lled future needs. That happens to be my companys motto Back to the Future where we teach rebreather skills using old tools in new ways. Everyone had much to contribute on this topic, being mostly engineers. Bill Stones Wakulla deco habitat reborn as an escape pod, reduced helium use by using cost saving semi-closed technology, or just the use of a hydraulic ram off a shing boat as a depth compensating controller on a tow sled. We found recreational technical divers have already met goals set by the professional diving community of two hours below 300 feet, so the bar must now be extended. His wife observed the many human and other animal interactions not normally expected, such as squirrels bonding with human families. They have a pet squirrel that simply wont move away. The squirrel chatters at anyone who interferes with her almond treats. She even tries to hide almonds in her adopted familys hair. I recalled an encounter I had under the Antarctic ice, when a familiar 2-year-old Weddel Seal that occupied our shared hole in the ice had issues. Only one of us could t in the hole at a time. We could get him to move out by sitting in the hole and removing our n (imagine watching someone removing their foot from their leg). But underwater, I had no such opportunity. So I reached up and tugged on his ipper one day, then pulled away and awaited a great picture opportunity. Down he came, I took the picture, and while I was distracted with the camera, up he came from below to grasp me in a full body embrace. With mouth open, he planted several teeth marks in rapid succession on my mask plate, and then casually left me as if to say, dont do that again. The next day we were all friends again. After three hours at lunch, with food long gone, we came to our senses that we had more work to do, and dropped back into our frantic work mode. But during that respite lunch, we ventured away from the storm and much beyond the realm of the immediate. This storm related social encounter put the crisis into perspective as a passing anomaly in a much larger context brought out by sharing experiences we call life.Special to The News If boating is in the plans this long Labor Day weekend, Save the Manatee Club urges practicing safety first for the well-being of fellow boaters, endangered manatees, and other aquatic wildlife and natural resources. Collisions with boats continue to be the leading known cause of manatee injuries and deaths. In the past ve years, the number of watercraftrelated deaths from January to July has remained relatively the same, says Save the Manatee Clubs staff biologist, Courtney Edwards. Since manatees must surface to breathe and they prefer shallow waters, the Club reminds boaters to observe all manatee speed zones and caution areas in manatee habitat to reduce the risk of boating collisions with these marine mammals, and to reduce the number of watercraftrelated manatee injuries and deaths. Report manatee zone violations and manatee injuries to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) by calling the hotline at 1-888404-3922. Save the Manatee Club encourages boaters to be proactive by using the Clubs free yellow public awareness banners that state, Please Slow: Manatees Below. The banners alert other boaters to manatees in the area. Ninety percent of Floridas manatees bear scars from collisions with one or more motorized vessels. Free shoreline property signs and weatherproof boat decals are also available from Save the Manatee Club. They encourage boaters to slow down and feature the FWC hotline number for reporting injured manatees. Boaters can also request a Boating Safety Packet which contains the boat decal and a newly designed waterproof card that was created in conjunction with the FWC and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Laminated with a hole in the corner so it can be easily hung and kept on board any vessel, the waterway card features simple tips to protect manatees and contain multiple color photos depicting how to spot manatees in the water and how to obey posted speed zones, because a picture really can be worth a thousand words when trying to explain these important issues to the public. Requests for the free banners, signs, decals, and Boater Safety Packets can be sent via e-mail to education@savethemanatee. org or by calling toll free at 1-800-432-JOIN (5646). If you see an injured, dead, tagged or orphaned manatee, or a manatee who is being harassed, call the FWC hotline at 1-888-404FWCC (3922) or #FWC or *FWC on cellular phones, or use VHF Channel 16 on marine radios. 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Page 12A THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 www.thewakullanews.comCouncill had obtained her bachelors degree in sociology from North Western University in Louisiana and her masters degree in social psychology and sociology from Duke University and moved to Tallahassee to get her PhD in sociology from Florida State University. Following her certi cation, she began volunteering for Wakulla EMS. She also eventually moved to Crawfordville from Tallahassee. Councill says she volunteered for three to four years before being hired as an EMT. She remembers the first ambulance call she answered by herself. The call was an old woman who had broken her arm. I was scared to death, she says. What if I miss something? Everything went well and when she delivered the patient to the hospital, she says she knew from that moment on that everything would be OK. She has seen a lot in her 40 years. One of her favorite moments is delivering a baby and handing it to the mother for the rst time and then showing it to the father who usually has a look of terror on his face, she says. Its just a special moment, she says. From the rst time she delivered a baby, she says she can still remember that feeling of awe. Those are just magic moments. She has seen people born in an ambulance who now have children of their own. She has also seen people whos heart had stopped beating come back to life after doing CPR. There are some things that are just incredibly special, she says. Sometimes you are fortunate enough that the heavenly father uses you to help people. Unfortunately, she has also dealt with her fair share of tragedy. The most dif cult moments are anything that involves a child because they have their whole lives ahead of them, she says. Everybody inherently just wants children to be OK, she adds. Some of them you carry for the rest of your life, she says. Others you can at least know everything that could be done was done. A change she has seen over the years is the creation of a Critical Incident Response Team which helps emergency responders cope with the stress of their job and the tragedies. She says this grew out of the realization that after bad incidents happened, many people would end up dropping out of that career and never received help dealing with those tragedies. You need to understand that you are having a normal reaction to an abnormal situation, she says. During her many years of service, she has also encountered some weird incidents and freak accidents. One memory she recalls is a child who got his ankle stuck between a bicycle and the pedal. She was unable to get his ankle out and had to put the child and his bike in the back of the ambulance and take him to the hospital. People can get hurt the darndest ways, she says. She also describes the kindness she has seen from citizens over the years. Neighbors have brought out homemade quilts to drape over a patient who was outside in the cold and umbrellas to keep the rain off of them. Ive seen people go so far out of their way to help their fellow man down here, Councill says. She worked with Hindle, who she describes as the most unique and wonderful person she has ever met, from 1976 to 1982 as an EMT and helped build up the countys ambulance service. It was really exciting because it was the actual beginning of EMS, Councill says. The state EMS office didnt exist then, Councill says. There was only a place for license veri cation. It is now much more highly regulated, she says. The local EMS received support from the community to obtain matches to grants that they used to update EMS and get new and more equipment. Wakulla County has always been incredibly supportive of this ambulance service, she says. If it wasnt for this helping hand, we wouldnt have gotten things to help us grow, she says. At that time, there were only two ambulances, one on call and one backup, and four people. EMS was led by Hindle and Steve Shore and both thoroughly enjoyed their job, she says. Its the kind of job you can be excited about, she adds. Now, there are 18 fulltime employees and many ex employees, and three ambulances. It was very exciting to be in the growth stages, she says. There was always something new to learn or add to the ambulance, she says. She recalls TMH coming to Wakulla to do the rst IV training. Back then, it was a really big thing, she says. It was a brand new notion for Wakulla County. She also remembers the implementation of the 911 emergency number. They went door-to-door in Wakulla County letting people know about the emergency number. Yes, I came out of the dinosaur age, she says and chuckles. Another big change to the 911 system came when the enhanced 911 system was established, which meant the county had to be mapped and addresses were required. EMS, re and the sheriffs of ce went all over the county to map it. All of that was like this big evolution that was happening all over the world to get help to people, Councill says. 11 was an exciting change. With all these telecommunication advances came 911 training and more mandated requirements for dispatching of ambulances and licensed radios, she says. Councill was also a part of initiating the rst citizenbased First Responders course in the state, right here in Wakulla County. She presented the idea to Hindle after seeing TMH was doing something similar. Hindle and Shore supported the idea so they approached the volunteer re departments there wasnt a paid service back then and they held the training. To have citizens trained throughout the county, who know their neighbors and know their way around the county was a great asset, she says. The re department took over the First Responder program after it g rew to a certain size. Now, a First Responder course is typically required before someone can take an EMT class, she adds. Councill spent some time working at TMH, but eventually came back to Wakulla County in 1991 as the emergency medical services director. The county entered into an agreement with TMH to provide EMS for the county. Councill, who was a paramedic at the time, was selected to head EMS. My mom always told me, you can do anything you want to do if that anything is good, as long as you believe you can, Councill says. I was raised my whole life to go for it. She took the job in Wakulla, but remembers crossing the county line and suddenly feeling this huge weight on her shoulders, being responsible for the emergency health care of the entire county. I almost turned around, she says. But Im really glad I didnt. She was the director until 2003 when TMH withdrew from the county, but she returned in 2005 as the director. After a few errors in the beginning of her career as the director, Councill says it continued to get better. She has seen EMS go from taking care of trauma into a traveling emergency room. EMTs and paramedics are able to much more than they could before, she says. Because of that, we can bridge the gap, she says. Its a long way from here to the closest hospital. She adds that her emergency responders have a depth of knowledge and people in the region speak very highly of their skill level. Many of the members of her team, who she calls her children, have been in Wakulla for years. Theyve stayed here, Councill says. Theyve grown with the service. Wakulla EMS received a huge recognition in 1998 when it was awarded the EMS Provider of the Year by the State of Florida EMS Of ce. In that same year, Rod Strickland was named the First Responder of the Year. That was one of the most awesome phone calls Ive gotten, Councill says. Im so proud of them. 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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 Page 13A The Waku lla News For local news and photos For local news and photoswww.thewakullanews.com www.thewakullanews.com Sandwiches Soft Shell CrabsGrouper ShrimpOysters Mullet We Catch itCatshHot Dogs SPECIALS! Mullet Dinners $7.99 Grouper Burgers $6.99Fried, Blackened or GrilledWe have Soft Shell CrabsHuttons Seafood & More 570-1004 Hwy. 98 next to fruit stand Open Mon, Tues, Thurs, & Fri 10-7. Sat. 10-7 Closed Sun. & Wed. The Wakulla Coastal Optimist Clubs2012 ANNUAL FASHION EXTRAVAGANZA Wildwood Country Club Thursday October 11 2012 6:30pm Social 7:00pm Dinner, Auction, & Show please join us for Maurices Way Out West Carrolls Boot Country Crums Mini MallTICKETS $30.00 eachall proceeds go toward scholarships for Wakulla County students By MICHAEL PELTIERTHE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDATALLAHASSEE, August 24...With 50,000 people expected to converge on the Tampa area in a matter of days, all eyes turned to the Caribbean this week as Tropical Storm Isaac churned its way toward Florida and the Republican National Convention. Twenty years after Hurricane Andrew attened the southern part of the state, Gov. Rick Scott met repeatedly with local reporters and national networks and repeated a mantra be tting the states head cheerleader: Come to Florida, we can handle a little wind and rain. When the governor was not meeting with emergency management of cials or doing live interviews telling people to keep their travel plans, he spent the week revising his opening night speech for the upcoming convention. It could be intently followed, as the Florida governor at times has been on a different page than the national party. Unlike many Republican naysayers, Scott is sticking to his message that Florida is doing all right and its going to get better. Its a message that doesnt quite jibe with the more pessimistic sound bites the Romney campaign is trying to send about President Obamas handling of the economy. TROPICAL STORM ISAAC, ROMNEY TO PAY VISITS Political attention focused on Florida all week as the state prepared for two seemingly unrelated events. While hotels and restaurant owners in the Tampa Bay region stocked up for a GOP party, Floridians in other parts of the state stocked up for a possible hurricane. Scott and emergency of- cials watched and waited, with the governor saying the Republican National Committee would have nal say about whether to pull the plug on the convention, which seemed increasingly unlikely as the weekend approached. As Isaac progressed, local, state and federal responders made plans, stationing supplies and alerting personnel that they might be needed in the days ahead. If past storm events are any indication, Scotts popularity is likely to rise as viewers see him in charge of the states emergency response. Scott remains on the periphery of national GOP politics, as the self-made millionaire and successful gubernatorial candidate remains relatively unpopular among his own constituents. A Quinnipiac University/ CBS/New York Times poll released this week found voters disapprove of the governors job performance by a 47-41 percent margin. That might sound unflattering, but Scotts approval rating is the highest its ever been and stands in marked contrast to his 29 percent approval rating in May 2011. While voters might be split on Scott, they really dont like proposals to make signi cant changes to Medicare, with 62 percent saying they dont approve of turning Medicare into a voucherlike plan. PRESSURE ON EARLY VOTING In other election news, the Monroe County supervisor of election this week balked at pressure to reduce the number of early voting days in the Florida Keys. Harry Sawyer, the Republican supervisor in Monroe, didnt support an effort by Secretary of State Ken Detzner to get federal approval for Monroe and four other counties to reduce the number of early-voting days from as many as 14 to eight. A 2011 state law has caused Floridas other 62 counties to adopt the reduced early voting schedule. But federal officials must sign off on changes in Monroe and four other Florida counties with a history of racial or language discrimination. A three-judge federal panel suggested that election of cials could reduce the number of days in the ve counties if they guaranteed 12 hours of voting each day. The state asked the court this week to approve such a schedule in Collier, Hardee, Hendry and Hillsborough counties, but Sawyer contended the schedule wouldnt work for his voters. In a statement, Gov. Rick Scott said he would take all necessary and appropriate action to ensure that the laws are faithfully executed, that supervisors are ful lling their duties. That was interpreted by some as a threat to remove Sawyer if he doesnt go along with the changes. JUDGE TAKES STATE TO SCHOOL ON TEACHER EVALUATIONS An administrative law judge this week sided with two teachers and a union by ruling that Florida education of cials did not properly carry out part of a 2011 law that has fueled a long-running battle over linking teacher pay with job performance. In a 57-page order, Administrative Law Judge John Van Laningham invalidated a state-approved rule that would spell out how school districts should evaluate teachers, declaring it wholly invalid because of the way it was cobbled together. Though his ruling did not affect the underlying law, the judge said the procedural errors taint the resulting rule in its entirety and cannot be cured without starting over and redoing the process. Van Laningham said the department had to start over. The Florida Education Association teachers union, which has been battling with the state over performance pay issues, hailed the ruling as a huge victory. FPL SEEKS RATE HIKE State regulators began a tense hearing this week about whether Florida Power & Light should be able to raise base electric rates by as much as $690.4 million next year. FPL attorneys told the state Public Service Commission that the utility would continue to have Floridas lowest residential electricity bills if rates increase. The rates are needed, FPL contends, in part, to help attract investors who nance costly improvements. But the Of ce of Public Counsel, which represents consumers, and the Florida Retail Federation said FPLs base rates should be slashed by as much as $253 million next year. The Public Service Commission has scheduled a two-week hearing on the highly technical rate case. As signs of the complexity, 36 witnesses were expected to testify, and an FPL attorney said the case has involved 349,000 pages of data and information. STORY OF THE WEEK: Tropical Storm Isaac headed toward the state and next weeks Republican National Convention. QUOTE OF THE WEEK: There are a lot of people interested in the potential overlap of the two events. Bryan Koon, director of the Florida Division of Emergency Management, on the possible disruption of the convention by Tropical Storm Isaac. By BRANDON LARRABEETHE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDAPALM HARBOR, Aug. 27 Charlie Crist appeared to be on the cusp of completing his most dramatic political conversion, with news emerging Monday that the former Republican governor would speak next week at the Democratic National Convention. Those reports, along with an op-ed piece in the Sunday edition of the Tampa Bay Times endorsing President Barack Obama, sparked evident anger at Crist among the Florida delegation at the Republican National Convention. Or at least re-sparked the anger that the GOP has directed at Crist ever since he bolted the party in 2010 to avoid defeat in the U.S. Senate primary. What does he stand for other than himself? marveled Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam in remarks at the delegations breakfast Monday morning. Its unbelievable. Hell wear any costume just to get in the parade. And that was the note Republicans hit over and over Monday: That Crists decision to go from Republican to unaffiliated in 2010, and then join Democrats for their confab two years later, is nothing more than a triumph of political expediency. Its got to be a historic moment, RPOF Chairman Lenny Curry sarcastically sneered. A self-proclaimed Jeb Bush, self-proclaimed Ronald Reagan Republican that is on the record opposing most of the policies of President Obama is going to speak at the Democratic convention. And incoming House Speaker Will Weatherford, R-Wesley Chapel, drew boos when he mentioned Crists change of heart to the delegates, switching directions quickly after talking about Tropical Storm Isaac. Speaking of winds blowing and people shifting positions, the Florida Republican Party had a former member of the Republican Party by the name of Charlie Crist, whos decided not to be a part of our party anymore, Weatherford said as the crowd booed. Crists column this past weekend shrugged off arguments that Obama hasnt done enough to improve the economy, a major theme of the presidential campaign of Mitt Romney. But an element of their party has pitched so far to the extreme right on issues important to women, immigrants, seniors and students that theyve proven incapable of governing for the people. ... The truth is that the party has failed to demonstrate the kind of leadership or seriousness voters deserve, Crist wrote. The fire on Crist was only intensi ed when the Associated Press and ABC News reported that he would speak in Charlotte next week. But that move is in ways a counterstrike to the news that former Democratic Congressman Artur Davis, an early Obama supporter, would speak this week in Tampa.WEEKLY ROUNDUP (Recap and analysis of the week in state government)Republicans and Isaac head toward Florida Crists shadow looms over RNCContinued from Page 12AStephen Pigott received the same recognition as First Responder of the Year in 2000. She also commended her staff for getting 10 to 12 no fault inspections of their ambulances and again raved about their expertise and willingness to try and learn more. Its just an incredibly privilege to have had this job, Councill says. She was also thankful to the citizens of Wakulla County for letting her be a part of their lives. And we they see my folks, remember they have seen things people ought not have to see, so give them a smile and tell them how wonderful they are, Council says. Because they truly are. In her retirement, Councill plans to stay busy at her church, continue to participate in the choir, remain active in Rotary she will become president next year and visit her family in Louisiana. She has also been working on a personal history and she can now devote more time to her writing. There are so many things that are interesting in this world, so go out and explore it, Councill says. The county will hold a retirement party for Councill on Aug. 31 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the county commission chambers.Longtime EMS Director Fran Councill is retiring

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Page 14A THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 www.thewakullanews.comreports Law Enforcement and CourtsOn Aug. 16, Lt. Jimmy Sessor was called upon to investigate a severely injured deer that had been involved in a vehicle crash near U.S. Highway 319 and Harvey Mill Road in Crawfordville. Lt. Sessor humanely disposed of the deer to prevent it from getting back into the roadway. In other activity reported by the sheriffs of ce this week: On Aug. 16, Brian Langston of Sopchoppy reported a fraud. Unauthorized charges were discovered on the victims bank account. The charges totaled $223 in New Jersey, Arizona and Minnesota. Detective Matt Helms investigated. On Aug. 16, India Jordai Harris, 18, of Sopchoppy was involved in a traffic crash at 4056 Crawfordville Highway. The victim fell asleep, overcorrected and drove her 2001 Honda off the highway and into a ditch where the vehicle overturned and came to rest upside down. Harris received minor injuries but refused transportation to the hospital by Wakulla EMS. Deputy Rachel Oliver investigated. On Aug. 16, Derrick Frazier of Crawfordville reported a fraud. The victim received a new cellular telephone at his home. The victim did not order the phone and never had an account with the phone service carrier. Deputy Randy Phillips investigated. August 17 On Aug. 17, Clennis Nichols of Crawfordville reported discovering an abandoned bicycle near his home. Evidence at the scene indicated that the bicycle had not been left at the location for a long period of time. The bike was transported to the WCSO Impound Yard. Deputy Rachel Oliver investigated. On Aug. 17, Donna Longfellow of Smith Creek reported a credit card offense. The victim became concerned about her personal information being used overseas. A charge was observed for more than $60 at a store selling items for home use. Deputy Scott Powell investigated. On Aug. 17, John Dunning of Sopchoppy reported a church burglary. Deputy Nick Gray observed a side door of the former church open. A forced entry was observed. A second forced entry was also observed at the building along with a forced entry into a shed. Metal shelving was stolen. It has been valued at $200. On Aug. 17, Jerry Vernon of Crawfordville reported recovering a set of keys from Arran Road near Lost Creek. There are a number of keys on the key chain and the chain has a law enforcement logo on it. The keys were submitted to the Property and Evidence Division. Deputy Clint Beam investigated. On Aug. 17, Milton Taylor of Crawfordville reported a fraud. The victim reported two fraudulent charges on his bank card totaling $925 from two merchants. The charges were unauthorized. Sgt. Danny Harrell investigated. On Aug. 17, Michele Cholmondeley of Crawfordville reported the theft of currency from her home. A suspect has been identified. Sgt. Danny Harrell and Deputy Clint Beam investigated. On Aug. 17, Sarah Herrin of Crawfordville reported a grand theft. Cash was stolen out of her purse while she was at her business. Evidence was collected at the scene. Deputy Ian Dohme investigated. On Aug. 17, Deputy Clint Beam investigated a traffic crash at 2337 Sopchoppy Highway. A mailbox and guardrail were damaged on the east side of the highway. Evidence was collected at the scene. Damage to the guardrail and mailbox was estimated at $1,040. August 18 On Aug. 18, Chad Largent of Crawfordville reported a criminal mischief. Two juvenile males inside a vehicle damaged the victims mailbox. The suspects were located a short time later. It was learned that the juveniles damaged three mailboxes on Emmett Whaley Road. The victim decided not to press criminal charges and the juveniles were issued a warning. The parents of the juveniles were notified. Deputies Nick Gray, Scott Powell and FHP Trooper Mike Cross investigated. On Aug. 18, Carletta Anderson of Crawfordville reported a trespass at her Crawfordville property. The victims vacant home was burglarized. The home was severely damaged and it was dif cult to determine if a forced entry had taken place. Sgt. Ronald Mitchell investigated. On Aug. 18, Stacy Fowler of Panacea reported a theft of two bicycles. The bikes are valued at $186 and were stolen from the victims yard. Deputy Ian Dohme investigated. On Aug. 18, Tiffany Barnes-Robinson of Crawfordville reported a bank card fraud. The victim discovered two fraudulent charges from Wal-Mart stores in Texas. The value of the charges is $259. Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated. August 19 On Aug. 19, Celia Caputi of Crawfordville reported a hit-and-run traf c crash to her vehicle while she was shopping at a local grocery store. The victim discovered damage to her vehicle when she returned to it. Damage was estimated at $500. Deputy Ian Dohme investigated. On Aug. 19, Tara ODaniel of Savannah, Ga. reported a grand theft in Crawfordville. A renter departed from a home owned by ODaniel and removed a swingset and a shower head. The value of the lost property was $595. Graf ti was also discovered at the home and plants were removed from the property. The value of the plants is $200. A suspect has been identi ed. Deputy Ian Dohme investigated. August 20 On Aug. 20, Carla Darline Ruis, 56, of Crawfordville was involved in a motorcycle crash. She lost control of the Harley motorcycle and ended up in a ditch on Kinsey Road. The victim did not sustain any injuries and the motorcycle was removed by a friend. Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated. On Aug. 20, Judy Brannon of Crawfordville reported a criminal mischief. A suspect, who has been identi ed, slashed the victims vehicle tire. Damage to the tire is estimated at $200. Deputies Stephen Simmons and Randy Phillips investigated. On Aug. 20, Lauryn Mackenzie Huebner, 20, of Crawfordville received a notice to appear in court for possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Deputy Cole Wells was on patrol when he observed a suspicious vehicle on the side of the road near an area of repeated crimes. Wells reportedly smelled marijuana in the vehicle and Huebner allegedly turned over four grams of marijuana, rolling papers and a smoking pipe. On Aug. 20, Deputy Rachel Oliver responded to a disturbance between a male and female in Crawfordville. The female turned over narcotics allegedly owned by the male subject. The male subject said the items were owned by both of them. The small amount of marijuana, marijuana seeds and drug paraphernalia were given to the Evidence Division for destruction. August 21 On Aug. 21, Deputy Randy Phillips investigated a traf c crash at U.S. Highway 98 and Hideaway Lane and allegedly observed drug paraphernalia on the scene. Patricia Dawn Morgan, 35, of Panacea gave consent to search her purse. Deputy Phillips discovered 5.7 grams of marijuana and a prescription bottle with nine different types of tablets and capsules, none of which were the actual prescription. Morgan was charged with one count of possession of a Schedule II substance, one count of possession of Schedule IV substance and one count of possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana. The driver, Cindy Crum Bradford and another passenger were transported to the hospital. but none had life-threatening injuries. Bradford, 53, of Panacea was charged with reckless driving and knowingly operating a motor vehicle while license was suspended, cancelled or revoked. On Aug. 21, Marvin McKenzie of Crawfordville reported a grand theft of a trailer from his property. The trailer was valued at $600. Deputy Stephen Simmons investigated. On Aug. 21, Terry Cobb of Crawfordville reported a credit card offense. The victim stated he lost his bank card while he was at a Crawfordville gas station. An unauthorized charge of $95 was observed on the victims account. Deputy Will Hudson investigated. On Aug. 21, Kenneth Reynolds of Panacea reported a grand theft at his home. Tools and jewelry, valued at $725, was reported missing from the home. A suspect has been identi- ed. Deputy Billy Metcalf investigated. August 22 On Aug. 22, Joe Avara of Boonsboro, Md., reported a residential burglary in Crawfordville. An individual keeping up maintenance at the home reported the theft of kayaks, valued at $450. Evidence was collected at the scene. Deputy Nick Gray investigated. On Aug. 22, Jacob Daniel Rawls, 30, of Crawf ordville was charged with failure to report a change of address as a sex offender. Investigators determined that Rawls was living at a Crawfordville location other than the one listed as his residence. Rawls admitted to staying at a third Crawfordville address that was not listed as a temporary address on his address registration. Sex offenders are required to keep law enforcement officials updated on their current address. Detectives Derek Lawhon and Josh Langston investigated. On Aug. 22, Joel Singletary of Sea Tow in Panacea reported a business burglary. A pressure washer was stolen from the business. The washer is valued at $500 and it was entered in the FCIC/NCIC data base. Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated. On Aug. 22, Lori Kerckhoff of Crawfordville reported a traf c crash at 35 Mike Stewart Drive. The victims vehicle was struck by another vehicle while she was shopping. Brandy Lawhon of Sopchoppy left the victim a note informing the victim that she accidentally struck the vehicle and provided contact information. Deputy Ian Dohme investigated. On Aug. 22, a 16-yearold Crawfordville juvenile was struck by Shane Michael Rogowski, 21, of Tallahassee as the female victim was leaving Murphy Oil to get back onto U.S. Highway 319. The victim was turning left from Murphy Oil to travel southbound when she was struck by Rogowski. Witnesses reported that Rogowski ran the red traf c signal. He was found at fault in the incident and was cited for failure to obey a traf c control signal. The motorists were treated for minor injuries and refused transportation to the hospital by Wakulla EMS. Deputy Ian Dohme investigated. August 23 On Aug. 23, Sgt. Danny Harrell investigated a hitand-run incident on Whiddon Lake Road. A witness observed a white pickup truck in a neighbors yard with several subjects. Two posts were knocked over by a vehicle that left the area. The property owner, William S. Hindle, was noti ed. Damage was estimated at $100. 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Continued from Page 1A There was confusion as to when Pearce went from principal on special assignment to assistant superintendent because the districts website had not been updated at the time of the call. Pearce had a prepared timeline of events related to the change in his job title, and had School District Executive Director of Human Resources Karen Wells pass out that information at the forum to those interested. Since the forum, concerned citizen Hugh Taylor has stated his intent to le an elections complaint about the timeline information, contending it was a political communication that required a disclaimer. He also expressed concern that county funds may have been used to produce it. Pearce explained that he was appointed to assistant superintendent on June 18 by the school board, but had assumed those responsibilities since Dec. 19, 2011, when he began working at the school district as principal on special assignment. The different title was in an effort to save money, he said. There was also a question about whether it need to be advertised. Pearce said it was not necessary because positions that report directly to the superintendent do not have to be advertised. Thomas was given an opportunity to respond to the question also and explained that if he was elected, he would make sure positions are advertised and everyone has the opportunity to apply for any position to ensure the most qualified candidate gets the job. CANDIDATE POSITIONS The forum started by allowing each candidate to introduce themselves. Pearce has lived in the county almost his entire life and has worked in the district for 23 years, from a PE teacher to a teacher, principal and most recently as assistant superintendent. I am proud to have been in the Wakulla system all these years, Pearce said. Thomas is a native of Wakulla County and lives in Ochlockonee Bay. He is currently principal of East Gadsden High School. He worked his way up to assistant principal in Wakulla County, but felt he could not go any further and sought experience elsewhere. He became principal of Rickards High School in Tallahassee, was principal at FAMU High for a couple of years, then was a full-time pastor for a while, eventually returning to the eld with the state Department of Educations Department of School Improvement. He also served as an adjunct professor at Gainesville State College in the Atlanta area. Numerous questions were asked of the candidates, many which were similar to those asked at the previous forum. Related to FCAT, Thomas was in favor of adopting the common core standards from the start of school each year that way it is part of the curriculum and students are prepared from day 1. Pearce said FCAT was essential, but wants to expand beyond that and have students learn socially and academically. The candidates were also asked how they would de- ne a students success. Pearce felt a successful student is one who is well-rounded, has great self-esteem and is prepared for life. Thomas said he would look at student progression data from when they start school to their senior year. Did we give that child value added? he asked. When they exit high school, they should be prepared for college, a career or vocational school, he said. In line with that question, they were also asked what data they would use to measure progression. Pearce said FCAT is always there, but more than that was necessary. He suggested using climate surveys and developing a 5-year strategic plan to determine where the district is going and where it needs to go. For seniors, Pearce would look at the graduation rate, ACT/SAT scores and how many got into college. Thomas agreed that FCAT was one set, but also would look at jobs students obtained after high school, enrollment in junior college or a four-year college, graduation rate, but also the graduation at-risk rate, SAT/ ACT scores and work force development data. When asked why each was running, both said it was because they cared about the students in Wakulla County. Pearce said the goal of becoming superintendent was one he has wanted to achieve for a while and he wants to continue with the great system Wakulla has now and help it reach new heights. Thomas said Wakulla County is at the precipice of a new era. And that he wanted to make sure every student is properly being educated. www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 Page 15ASpecial to The NewsA total of 45 vehicles passed through the DUI sobriety checkpoint at midnight Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 25 and Aug. 26. The one-hour checkpoint delayed motorists approximately one minute and 30 seconds on average, unless they had issues to be addressed. The checkpoint resulted in one DUI arrest and six citations being issued. The citations included three for driving while license suspended or revoked and one each for failure to exhibit driver license on demand, no proof of insurance and failure to exhibit registration. The saturation patrols that occurred during and after the checkpoint included the issuance of another 14 citations and a second DUI arrest. The citations included two expired tags; two speeding tickets; one careless driving citation; one stop sign violation; one failure to maintain a single lane; two lack of proof of insurance; two failure to exhibit driver license; two driving while license suspended or revoked; and one failure to exhibit registration. Several citizens made positive comments to deputies on the road about the law enforcement presence in the area. There were several designated drivers in use and a taxi cab was used as well. The objective was to reduce the number of crashes, speeding issues and impaired drivers while also addressing traffic citation issues. The actual checkpoint occurred at the 3000 block of Crawfordville Highway/U.S. Highway 319.Questions raised about forum WCSODeputies working a DUI checkpoint last weekend.Checkpoint nets one DUI, plus numerous citationsBy JENNIFER JENSENjjensen@thewakullanews.netA former lieutenant of the Wakulla County Sheriffs Office plans to file a lawsuit against that of ce. His attorney, Marie Mattox, sent a noti cation letter to the WCSO on Aug. 15. Steve Ganey, who took early retirement on June 1, is claiming that he was demoted from captain to lieutenant without cause; his children were taken from his home by Major Shepard Bruner and Lt. Billy Jones without a warrant after a domestic violence injunction petition was led by his wife; he was ordered to not speak to his children and was restrained from touching them; and Major Bruner helped his wife ll out a second petition for domestic violence injunction with information that was false, according to the letter. There was also a claim that while Ganey was on administrative leave after the second petition was granted, someone overheard his wife speaking to someone about trying to get Ganey set up for an investigation and someone making a false sexual harassment complaint. Because of Major Bruners actions, Mr. Ganey chose not to return to work and took early retirement effective June 1, 2012, the letter states. These damages are continuing in nature. The Wakulla County Sheriffs Of ce issued a statement in response to the allegations. Normally we dont speak about litigation, said Sheriff Donnie Crum. But this is total fabrication. This is just about smearing the sheriffs of ce. The sheriffs of ce claims Ganey took a voluntary demotion as part of Crums reallocation of personnel, said WCSO Public Information Of cer Keith Blackmar. Billy Jones was the rst captain to volunteer for a voluntary demotion and Ganey was second, Blackmar said. In response to the domestic violence injunction, Blackmar said Bruner and Jones went to Ganeys home as part of a routine safety standby while Ganeys wife gathered her personal belongings. The major and lieutenant took the standby duty to avoid having a member of Ganeys road patrol unit respond to the call to keep from embarrassing Ganey in front of his shift subordinates, Blackmar said. Ganeys child was never prevented from speaking or hugging her father, Blackmar said. Lt. Jones explained to Ganeys spouse that the WCSO did not have the authority to prevent the child from visiting with her father, he said. Ultimately, the child visited with her father and followed the commands of her mother and left the scene with her without law enforcement intervention. We take potential threats of domestic violence very seriously at the sheriffs of ce, Crum said. It is our duty to protect women and children from domestic violence, regardless of election campaigns and lawsuits, even if it is a member of our own agency. Once the court issues an injunction ruling, we are required to act. Bruner denied helping Ganeys wife ll out the second petition. I categorically deny providing any false information on a domestic violence injunction af davit, said Bruner. In response to setting up Ganey with a false sexual harassment complaint, he said, This is also totally untrue. I nd it convenient that there are no named witnesses to this fairytale set up. 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Page 16A THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 www.thewakullanews.com Winner receives one meal from the following:Coastal Restaurant AYCE Chicken or Pork Chop DinnerEl Jalisco Mexican Grilled Chicken Fried or GrilledMyra Jeans Grilled Chicken Pita with side Hamaknockers Flatbread HoagiePulled Pork or Chicken Coastal Restaurant MOBILE CATERING984-2933Open: urs. Mon. 6a.m. 9p.m. Tues. & Wed. 11a.m 8p.m. 1305 Coastal Hwy. 98, Panacea Home of the All-U-Can Eat Seafood & ChickenAll you can Eat Chicken $6.99 Mixed Tues. & urs. Kids Eat Free on Wednesday 12 & under 926-4329mon. Thurs. 11 9:30 Fri. 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Name ____________________________ Address __________________________ _________________________________ City _____________________________ State __________Zip ______________ Phone ___________________________ e-mail ____________________________One Winner!One Meal from Every Restaurant Your Guide to Area Restaurants and CateringWin One Meal from Every Restaurant!EATIN path EATIN pathOFF OFF the theEATIN pathOFF the Winner Gene Mosserdrawn from El Jalisco in Crawfordville 850-926-4737 NEW SMOKIN By LES HARRISONWakulla Extension DirectorThe thought of wild- owers tends to generate images of serene rural settings and the awless appearance of nature at its most beautiful. A spray of colors dances through the ltered sunlight in a pine forest or accentuates the perfection of a lush meadow in this tranquil, soothing vision. The common names of these showy plants re ect a simpler time with simpler pleasures. Meadow Beauties, Fire Wheel, Ladies Hatpin, Blazing Star and many others contribute to the brilliant landscapes of nostalgic days gone by. In fact, wild owers are coexisting quite handily with the 21st century right here is Wakulla County. Anyone wishing to view them need only to know when and where to look for these eye-catching plants. Wild owers, like most plants, have speci c environmental requirements for germination and growth. Some like full sun, others shade. Some grow in swamps and marshes, others on drier sites. The variety of species filling these niches is vast and varied. Depending on the species, blooming can be any season of the year, but most run from spring to autumn. Many wildflowers are annuals which reseed yearly, but some are perennials which live for several years. Wild owers are, as the name states, wild. They are open pollinator varieties which have adapted to the ecological rhythm of a locale through centuries of natural selection. Some will grow outside of their region, but very rarely will they ourish. The mass bloom of many species can be breathtaking with color combinations found only in nature. More than one famous muralist has made a name, and fortune, by covering a mundane landscape with wild owers. As interesting is the con guration of the individual wild owers, a close examination will reveal a tiny world of intricate and complex structures in blazing colors and nearly in nite variations. In recent years some state departments of transportation have used wild- owers on public rightsof-way as an alternative ground covering. The benefits of these public planting have been twofold. The bloom seasons have been spectacular, many catching national attention through a variety of media outlets. Initial research indicated vehicles slowed to view the owers resulting in fewer accidents and improved safety. Another result was the decreased mowing schedule and the reduction of associated expenses. The mowing timetable is critical if continuation of the wild ower species is to be assured. In Wakulla County, there are several prime wild ower viewing areas. The Apalachicola National Forest offers a variety of microenvironments, some adjacent to each other with different blooms. Each trail offers something different throughout the season. Smith Creek Road north of Sopchoppy, Wakulla springs State Park, and U.S. 98 in eastern Wakulla County currently have plots of late summer bloomers. When viewing, remember to respect the rights of private property owners. Contact your UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Of ce at (850) 926-3931 or http://wakulla.ifas.u .edu to learn more about growing wild owers. The Extension Office and the Wakulla Public Library provide copies of the free Florida Panhandle Wild ower Map. Chapters of the Florida Native Plant Society meeting monthly in both Wakulla County (Sarracenia Chapter) and Tallahassee (Magnolia Chapter) offer opportunities through presentations and eld outings to get acquainted with the different wildflower species.Les Harrison is the Wakulla County Extension Director. He can be reached by email at harrisog@u edu or at (850) 926-3931.Wild owers provide bene ts besides spectacular scenery BENEFITS OF BEAUTY: Wild owers ourish next to many of Wakulla Countys roadways and reportedly slow down vehicles as drivers admire the beauty, which makes roads safer. Less mowing of rights-of-way also saves money.PHOTOS BY LES HARRISON/Special to The News Find us on

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By WILLIAM SNOWDENeditor@thewakullanews.netThe War Eagles looked good in their first test before the regular season gets underway this week. And it was a challenge: the Madison County Cowboys and their perennial powerhouse team. Quarterback Caleb Stephens played well, and running back Demetrius Lindsey showed some explosive speed on a couple of runs and a kickoff return for a touchdown. Wakulla scored first on a one-handed leaping catch by freshman receiver Keith Gavin. The extra point was missed. Madison drove for a score and added a PAT to make it 7-6 in the second quarter. The War Eagles responded with a drive down deep in Madison territory going for it on fourth down and inches, faking the run and Stephens throwing it to Lindsey out of the back eld. The two-point conversion was good and Wakulla was up, 14-7. The Cowboys answered with a drive down the eld and a score to tie it. On the ensuring kickoff, Lindsey showed his speed and elusiveness on a long return down the sideline for a touchdown. The extra point was missed. The War Eagles led 20-14. But Madison County came back, this time on what appeared to be a busted play when the Cowboys quarterback broke a tackle and scrambled for a touchdown. The point after was no good and the score was tied at 20. Coach Klees made some major substitutions in the fourth quarter, looking at some other players including freshman quarterback Feleipe Franks. Continued on 3B By WILLIAM SNOWDENeditor@thewakullanews.netOnce again, we are expecting big things, says Wakulla Head Football Coach Scott Klees. I expect more out of this team that I did last year, he says. Which says a lot. Last years War Eagles made it to the state championship game, but couldnt bring home the title. The 2011 class 5A state r unner ups. This year, Klees says, We do have a shot to be very good, It just depends on the leadership of this team. And he doesnt mean coaches. Bottom line as coaches, were not getting on the field; the kids are out on the field. It all depends on those leaders you have. The heart and soul of this years team is running back and corner Demetrius Lindsey, a senior, who Klees praised for his leadership in the locker room. On the eld, the offense will be behind quarterback Caleb Stephens. Last seasons War Eagles got off to a stumbling start, looking at a 2-2 record. Klees called off practice and had the team sit down and discuss what was going wrong. Over his 11 years as head coach, his teams have been marred by slow starts, Klees says. I cant gure out why usually we get stronger as the season goes on. Last years War Eagles came together as team, playing stronger as the season went on right up to the championship game. Klees says he attributes that to each player on the team guring out their roles. Sometimes, he says, it takes a couple of games to get the sel shness out. While last years team had a lot of speed, Klees says this years War Eagles may be a little tougher. Theyll need it with a schedule that includes three teams that went to the state championship: Madison, North Florida Christian, and Jefferson County. If we dont show up every week, it will be a long night, Klees says. Last years motto was Keep your axe sharp. This year, its Dont miss. Klees says it came from Fellowship of Christian Athletes camp Dont miss out on heaven. For Klees, it also means dont miss practice, dont miss a chance to start. For the players, its obvious what it means to them: This year, dont miss a return to the state championship. Klees has 25 seniors on the team, and 24 juniors, and says his focus is getting the players to accept their roles on the team and work together. OFFENSE A lot more will be on the shoulders of senior quarterback Caleb Stephens this year, Klees says. We didnt put him a situation where he could really get us in trouble last year, This year, hes more experienced, were gonna put more pressure on him to make plays. Continued on Page 3B Section B THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 Some War Eagles to watch this yearPage 3BRiversprings football Lady War Eagles volleyballPage 6B2012 War Eagles player photosPage 4Bsports news and team views SportsTime for War Eagle football20-20 tie at MadisonPRESEASON JAMBOREE CIRCUS CATCH: War Eagle freshman wide receiver Keith Gavin made a leaping, one-handed catch for Wakullas rst score of the night on a pass from senior quarterback Caleb Stephens. PHOTOS BY BILL ROLLINS/SPECIAL TO THE NEWS PHOTO BY BILL ROLLINS/SPECIAL TO THE NEWSCoach Klees expects more from this team than last years23 23 23 5 5 25 25 25 24 24 24 206 206 206Wakullas ranking among all schools .* Preseason ranking of Wakulla among state class 5A schools.* The War Eagles national rank.* Number of seniors on this years team. Number of juniors on the team. Source: Maxpreps.com By the numbers Thi s year, We d o h a v b e very goo d p ends on th o f t h is tea m And he d o c o aches. B o a w Coach Scott Klees SEASON OPENER is Friday, Aug. 31, at home against Mosley at 7:30 p.m. More game photos at thewakullanews.com.WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING:After an appearance at the Class 5A state nals last season, the War Eagles are locked and loaded for another titel shot. The Eagles return nine seniors who are projected as college prospects, highlighted by offensive lineman Grif n (6-6, 270). Grif n will clear the way for quarterback Stephens, who passed for 1,000 yards and 17 touchdowns last season. Defensively, All-State and All-Big Bend linebacker James led the team with 100 tackles and is joined by another All-Big Bend selection at linebacker in Cromartie. Not only do the War Ealges have experience returning, they also have players coming up from a JV team that has lost only one game in the last two years. 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Clubs, Groups, Regular MeetingsThursday, Aug. 30 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at 7 p.m. at the Panacea Womens Club on Otter Lake Road, Panacea. For more information call 524-9103. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 8 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call (850) 544-0719 for more information. COASTAL OPTIMIST CLUB will meet at noon at Poseys Steam Room in Panacea. FAMILY TO FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP will meet at 6 p.m. at the NAMI Wakulla of ce. ROTARY CLUB meets at the senior center at noon. WAKULLA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum is located at 24 High Drive, Crawfordville. NAMI FAMILY TO FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP will meet at 6 p.m. at the NAMI Wakulla of ce, 2140-C Crawfordville Highway. This group is for family members and friends of people diagnosed with mental illnesses and is free of charge. Friday, Aug. 31 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at 8 p.m. at 54 Ochlockonee Street in Crawfordville. Call (850) 545-1853 for more information. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at noon at 54 Ochlockonee Street in Crawfordville. Call (850) 545-1853 for more information. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 8 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call (850) 544-0719 for more information. BOOK CLUB meets at the public library from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS meets at St. Teresas Episcopal Church in Medart from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. PICKIN N GRINNIN JAM SESSION will be held at the senior center from 10 a.m. to noon. (Also on Tuesdays) WAKULLA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum is located at 24 High Drive, Crawfordville. QUILTERS GUILD OF WAKULLA COUNTY will meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Wakulla County Extension Of ce. Join them for the fun of quilting. Quilters of all skill levels are invited. Contact Anne Lopez at 294-0832. Saturday, Sept. 1 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at 5:30 p.m. at Mission by the Sea Church on Alligator Drive in Alligator Point. Call (850) 545-1853 for more information. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 8 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call (850) 544-0719 for more information. NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 3106 Shadeville Highway, across from the volunteer re department, at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 224-2321. SOPCHOPPY GROWERS MARKET will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in front of Posh Java, Organics & Gifts, on the corner of Rose St. and Winthrop Ave., in downtown Sopchoppy. The market features locally grown, organic and unsprayed produce, homemade bread, and other food items. To participate in the market, contact Posh Java at (850) 962-1010 or email poshjava@gmail.com for details. Sunday, Sept. 2 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at 6 p.m. at 54 Ochlockonee Street in Crawfordville. For more information, call (850) 545-1853. Monday, Sept. 3 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at 7 p.m. at the Panacea Womens Club on Otter Lake Road, Panacea. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS FOR WOMEN will meet at 6 p.m. at 54 Ochlockonee Street in Crawfordville. For more information call (850) 545-1853. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 6 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call (850) 544-0719 for more information. LINE DANCING will be held at the senior center at 1:30 p.m. FREE RESPITE CARE is offered by The Alzheimers Project of Wakulla at Lake Ellen Baptist Church from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Bring a loved one to be cared for. Lunch will be provided. The church is located at 4495 Crawfordville Highway. Call Pat Ashley for more information at (850) 984-5277. YOGA CLASSES with Tamara will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the Senior Citizens Center. This is a gentle restorative class focusing on the breath to build exibility, restore balance with a mind/body approach. Tuesday, Sept. 4 ALANON meets at 54 Ochlockonee Street in Crawfordville at noon. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 6 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call (850) 544-0719 for more information. BOOK BUNCH meets in the childrens room at the public library at 10:30 a.m. NAMI CONNECTION will meet from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the NAMI Wakulla of ce. This group is for people diagnosed with a mental illness. VFW LADIES AUXILIARY BINGO will be held at the VFW Post on Arran Road from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. CRAWFORDVILLE LIONS CLUB will meet at 6 p.m. at Myra Jeans Restaurant. Wednesday, Sept. 5 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at Ochlockonee Bay UMC on Surf Road at noon. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 8 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call (850) 544-0719 for more information. BOOK BABIES, storytime with activities for toddlers, will be held at the public library at 10:30 a.m. BRAIN GYM CLASS will be held at the senior center at 10:30 a.m. KNITTING GROUP meets at the public library from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. For information, call 491-1684. LINE DANCING will be held at the senior center at 2 p.m. NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 6:30 p.m. at NAMI Wakulla, 2140-C Crawfordville Highway. Call 2242321 for more information. BEADING CLASSES with Tamara will be held at 12:45 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center. Choose from glass and stone beads to create your masterpiece. There is a $3 to $5 fee for the materials. KNITTING CLUB will meet at 4 p.m. at the public library. Anyone interested in the art of knitting are encouraged to attend. WAKULLA COUNTY JUVENILE JUSTICE COUNCIL will meet from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. at the library. The meeting will include a discussion of the Prevention Partnership, Invest in Children grant submission, and a presentation by Maresha Alexander of the Department of Juvenile Justice on the Civil Citation Program. Thursday, Sept. 6 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at 7 p.m. at the Panacea Womens Club on Otter Lake Road, Panacea. For more information call 524-9103. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 8 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call (850) 544-0719 for more information. COASTAL OPTIMIST CLUB will meet at noon at Poseys Steam Room in Panacea. FAMILY TO FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP will meet at 6 p.m. at the NAMI Wakulla of ce. ROTARY CLUB meets at the senior center at noon. WAKULLA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum is located at 24 High Drive, Crawfordville.Special EventsFriday, Aug. 31 RETIREMENT CELEBRATION PARTY for County Emergency Management Services Director Fran Councill will be held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Wakulla County Commission Chambers, located at 29 Arran Road in Crawfordville. She is retiring after 40 years of dedicated and loyal service to Wakulla County and its citizens. It is sponsored by the Wakulla County Board of County Commissioners and ESG, Public Works. Saturday Sept. 1 RANDALL BIG DADDY WEBSTER will perform with special guest Chris Robbins 8 p.m. at Posh Java in Sopchoppy. Webster brings his original Blues peppered with soul and jazz. Hell debut several new tunes form his upcoming CD The Fingerprint Of Blues. Robbins will sit in on harp. Seating is limited so call or email for reservations: (850) 962-1010 and poshjava@gmail.com. Sunday, Sept. 2 FIRST SUNDAY AT THE REFUGE PRESENTATION SERIES will feature Loran Anderson as he presents Floral Strategies in Plants at 2 p.m. at the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge. Anderson is a retired FSU professor and volunteer refuge botanist whose plant hikes and presentations are always a treat. First Sunday presentations are in the Environmental Education Center, Natures Classroom at St. Marks Refuge, 1255 Lighthouse Road. Seating is limited so please come early. Refuge entrance fees apply. Call 850-925-6121 for information. Monday, Sept. 3 BLOOD DRIVE from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Wal-Mart. Walk-ins are welcome and no appointment is necessary. All donors will receive a $10 Wal-Mart gift card. Tuesday, Sept. 4 BLOOD DRIVE will be held at TMH Wakulla from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 926-7105 (Lori) for an appointment time or just drop by the day of the drive. Anyone who gives blood will receive a T-shirt and a chance to win a Honda Civic. Thursday, Sept. 6 HOUSTON TAFF MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP GOLF TOURNAMENT will be held at Wildwood Country Club. Entrance fee for the tournament is $500 per team or $125 per player. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. with a 12:30 p.m. Shotgun Start. The tournament format will be Select a Shot, and prizes will be awarded to the top 3 teams, in 3 ights. Mulligans will be available at $20 per player (4 mulligans). There will be 3 contests, including Closest to the Pin, Longest Drive, and Putting Contest. The total entrance fee for all three is $20 per player. For more information, contact Steve Brown at 570-3910 or Tara C. Sanders at 926-5211 or 566-8272. CONVENTION WATCH PARTY will be held by the Wakulla County Democratic Party beginning at 7:30 p.m. at their headquarters at 1626 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville. Gather with them to watch President Obama accept the nomination at the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. Join them for this event and as they make plans for the weekend of action on Sept. 8 and 9. Volunteers are encouraged to attend. Call 745-6169 for more information. Saturday, Sept. 8 ST. MARKS YACHT CLUB will host Dr. Felicia Coleman, director of the FSU Coastal and Marine Laboratory, as its featured guest at the Clubs Up Close and Personal Spotlight Event at 7:30 p.m. The Club is located at 36 Yacht Club Lane. The public is invited to attend. Seating is limited, so reservations should be made by calling (850) 925-6606. In a conversational-style interview led by Dr. Betty Ann Korzenny, adjunct professor, Florida State University, School of Communication, she and Coleman will discuss what in uenced Coleman to pursue her study of sea life, and the local and international impact of the Laboratorys research. WAKULLA GARDENS COMMUNITY MEETING will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. at Pioneer Baptist Church at the corner of Spring Creek Highway and Beachwood. They will be reviewing improvement ideas. A SWIFT NIGHT OUT will be held from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Wakulla Springs State Park. This unusual and interactive ranger-led program will offer guests an opportunity to witness one of the great natural phenomena that occurs in the park the roosting of the chimney swifts. The small twittering birds assemble in great numbers in both the spring and the fall of the year. At dusk they begin their dizzying dance circling the Wakulla Springs Lodge. Participants are challenged to count the small black specters as they dive into the chimney. The program is free with park admission. Call 850-561-7286 to let park staff know youre coming. Sunday, Sept. 9 WAKULLA GARDENS COMMUNITY MEETING will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. at Pioneer Baptist Church at the corner of Spring Creek Highway and Beachwood. They will be reviewing improvement ideas. Monday, Sept. 10 COMMUNITY HEALTH IMPROVEMENT PROJET will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wakulla County Health Department. This event was re-scheduled and was originally planned for Aug. 28. The WCHD needs your assistance identifying health issues facing our community. All are invited to attend. RSVP to Tonya Hobby at 926-0401 ext. 217. Lunch will be provided. WILDERNESS COAST PUBLIC LIBRARIES GOVERNING BOARD will meet at 1:30 p.m. at the Wakulla County Public Library. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call (850) 997-7400. Thursday, Sept. 13 NATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY FUNDRAISER LUNCHEON will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the University Center Club at FSU Doak Campbell Stadium. This event will raise awareness about MS and raise money to bene t those living with MS in North Florida. For more information, call (850)386-4843 or email MSluncheon@earthlink.net. Page 2B THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 www.thewakullanews.com Retirement party for EMS Director Fran Councill, 3 to 5 p.m. in commission chambers. Randall Big Daddy Webster at Posh Java at 8 p.m. First Sunday at the Refuge presentation series at 2 p.m. at St. Marks Wildlife Refuge. Labor Day FridaySaturdaySundayMonday Week Week in inWakulla akullaWakulla akulla Email your community events to jjensen@thewakullanews.net Government Meetings Thursday, Aug. 30 SOPCHOPPY CITY COMMISSION will hold a special meeting on the budget at 6:30 p.m. at city hall. Tuesday, Sept. 4 COUNTY COMMISSION will meet at 5 p.m. for its regular board meeting in the commission chambers. Thursday, Sept. 6 COUNTY COMMISSION will hold a workshop at 5 p.m. in the commission chambers. By SCOTT JOYNERLibrary DirectorWed like to tell everyone this week about a couple of new technological changes at the library. First, some of you may have noticed that we have updated our website. We are trying to add some bells and whistles along with more detailed information about our programs. With any change like this, there are sure to be some growing pains so please bear with us while we work through them. The new site will allow us to quickly make changes and provide information while providing a fresh look to the user. We welcome and questions or comments of course as we want to make it as easy as possible for our patrons to use. Second, wed like to update you on our seemingly never ending saga of having e-books available to checkout at the library. Beginning in mid-October, this service will nally be available. With the assistance of Wilderness Coast Public Libraries (the library cooperative Wakulla is a part of), we were able to get a great deal on providing this service. The eBooks will be able to be downloaded to your reader (Nook, Kindle, etc), computer, or other compatible device very easily and we will have public workshops here where we will walk you through the process. Initially we will focus on providing popular bestselling authors, but will be happy to take recommendations. Many popular works that are in the public domain will also be available in addition to the more recent materials which we have to purchase. Please keep in mind that we will not be going instantly from zero to hundreds of eBooks in our collection so please bear with us as we build our collection for those interested in this service. For those old fashioned (like me) book lovers, our providing the eBook service will not affect our normal building of our collection of books, DVDs, and audio. This is merely expanding our collection to those who wish to use their eBook devices. More information on how the system will work will follow in the coming weeks. Were very excited to nally bring this service to our patrons and believe that is will be a great success. Mark your calendar for the second Annual Friends of the Library Silent Auction As anyone who has come by my of ce can see, we already have plenty of great items to be bid on at our second annual Silent Auction to benefit the Friends of the Library which takes place on Friday Sept. 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. We will have a book listing the items available in the library beginning next week for those whod like to make early bids before the event. Items have been donated from many local businesses and our always generous patrons. Last year, the event raised more than $2,000 for the Friends and we hope with your generous support we can top that this year. Stop by on Sept. 14 for all the fun and please come by to check out the bid book for anything youre interested in starting next week! Library News... Political EventsThursday, September 27 POLITICAL FORUM for County Commission seats 1, 3, 5. Seat 1 will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the library. Seat 3 at 7:30 p.m. and Seat 5 at 8:30 p.m.

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Caleb Brown OFFENSIVE LINEMAN Says its not enough to get back to the championship game he wants to get back and win it. Asked about his commitment to play for Georgia Tech next year, he says he isnt thinking about that now. Ive got to go out and do my thing here rst, then go and do my thing at Tech. Is looking forward to playing North Florida Christian early in the season, and later in the year, Rickards and Godby. www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 Page 3BSome War Eagles to watch this year Jonathan Chunn OFFENSIVE LINEMAN Chris Grif n OFFENSIVE LINEMAN Kevin James LINEBACKER Fred Cummings LINEBACKER Caleb Stephens QUARTERBACK Demetrius Lindsey RUNNING BACK/CORNER Says that last years shut-down defense is looking to get its form back from last year. The hard-hitting linebacker says the defense is looking good with a couple of underclassmen stepping up. Hes looking forward to the season. Says hes looking forward to getting the team back where it needs to be. The punishing linebacker says hes looking forward to all three district games this year. Says hes ready to step up and take charge of the offense this year. Part of that is more developing pass plays. Theres no specific opponent hes looking forward to, just taking it game by game. He made bracelets for the team that say DYBLTRTG, Do your best leave the results to God. Its how he plays, he says. Thats what were about. Its what we live by. Says hes recovering from his knee injury at the end of last year. Im pretty much full-steam, he says. His goal: going back to state. Says that hes glad to be a part of this offense, though the struggle before the season has been to get everybody on the same page. He plays both ways, offense and defense, and has explosive speed. Asked if the team has as much speed as last years, Stephens answers that the War Eagles havent lost a step. Continued from Page 1B Ultimately, Klees says, Were gonna be as good as our offensive line. That includes Chris Grif- n, a 6-6 senior who has already committed to play for Georgia Tech, and Caleb Brown, who tore up his knee last year and is working his way back, and lineman Jonathan Chunn. Demetrius Lindsay plays both ways, offense and defense. He gets everybody up for practice, Klees says. Hopefully, hes going to do it before the games. I expect him to. DEFENSE The heart of the defense is Mikal Cromartie, a senior cornerback and wide receiver who has started since he was a freshman. The linebacking corps includes veterans Kevin James and Fred Cummings. And Klees is looking for big things from strong safety Dequan Simmons. Hes quite a player for us. Sophomore Hunter Hurst is a starter on the defensive line, but the other starters are juniors and seniors. There are also three freshmen on the team who came up from the undefeated Riversprings Middle School team: wide receiver Keith Gavin, running back Monterious Loggins, and quarterback Feleipe Franks. Prior to the preseason game against Madison, Klees wanted to give them some playing time to see how well those freshmen t in and how they respond to varsity football. The transition is pretty easy for the Riversprings players, where Coach Joey Jacobs runs the same offense as Wakulla. Its an easy t for those players, Klees says. Klees is proud of his junior varsity, nothing they have only lost one game in two years.Coach Klees expects more from this teamContinued from Page 1B The War Eagles appeared to be driving down the eld for a winning score as time was running off the clock, but a fumble inside the Madison 10 was recovered by the Cowboys, and they marched down the eld on a quick drive of their own. 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Page 6B THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 www.thewakullanews.com Brett Buckridge Ray Sapp Agustus Beverly Caleb Brown Jordan Franks John Cole Hunter Hurst Tyrell Gamon Gary Jordan Jonathan Chunn Michael Sarvis Chris Grif n LindysChicken Since19687locations SPECIALS SPECIALS TENDERS 3 Large Chicken Tenders w/ Fries .......... $4.89 HOT WINGS 5 Piece w/ Fries ....................................... $4.89 2 Whole Wings w/ Fries & Biscuit .................................... $4.89 Includes Side & Small Drink Chicken Fillet combo .................................. $6.99 3 Tenders special ........................................ $6.39 5 Hot Wings ................................................. $6.39 Chicken Salad or BBQ Sandwich ............... $5.99 Pork Chop Sandwich .................................. $6.99 2 Whole Wings ............................................ $6.39 2 PC Dark with only Mashed Potatoes ....... $5.19 COMBO MEALS COMBO MEALS COACHES Scott Klees, head coach Jamie Vernon, assistant head coach/offensive line George Kilbourne, special teams-linebacker Aubrey Gavin, running backs-safeties Jordan Brown, assistant offensive line Grady Guest, defensive coach Christian Amos, defensive ends Marcus Farlin, defensive line Tim Harris, assistant defensive line James Wells, wide receivers Craig Revell, quarterbacks Coach Pate, offensivedefensive lineThe season kicked off with the Green and White game on Saturday, Aug. 25. The season opens Thursday, Aug. 30, against Kingdom Life Prep in Tallahassee at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, Suwannee in Live Oak at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, Marianna at WHS at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, Wakulla Middle at WHS at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, Kingdom Life Prep at WHS at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, WMS for county championship at WHS at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, close the season against Taylor County at WHS at 6 p.m. By ELIZABETH ANDREWSSpecial to The NewsThe Wakulla High Schools varsity volleyball team attended the preseason classic Friday, Aug. 24, at Leon High School where they played Godby and John Paul II. The first game was against Godby High and consisted of four matches. The first match had a score of 25-15 and was the rst win of the season for the Lady Eagles. The second match also had a nal score of 25-15, followed by a loss in the third match with a score of 22-25. The girls pushed hard for their third win in match four, beating Godby 25-16 and avoiding a fth match in the best out of five game. Haley Brown, a sophomore, led the team in both offense and defense with 15 kills and seven digs. Breighly Bolton had six kills and ve blocks followed by Marina Petrandis with ve kills and two blocks. Caylee Cox, a freshman, served six aces and had three unanswered spikes. Jordan Pryor, the teams libero or defensive specialist, also had a good game with seven digs. In the second game the girls played John Paul II and lost three matches in a row, ending the game quickly. The rst match score was 18-25, the second was 23-25 and the third score was 1825. Though the ladies played hard, it just wasnt enough to come back for a win. Shannan Wood worked hard with seven kills and three blocks while Breighly Bolton had ve aces, four kills and two blocks. Haley Brown hit an astonishing 13 spikes though the opponent returned 10 of them. Marina Petrandis also helped hold the team together with six kills and two blocks. These games were not counted for the seasons record. The first official game was scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 28, but was been cancelled because of Tropical Storm Isaac. The season opener is set for Thursday, Aug. 30, at home at 7 p.m. against Maclay.Riversprings football schedule Lady War Eagles get underway with preseason classicVOLLEYBALL Thursday, Aug. 30 against Maclay at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, Lincoln in Tallahassee at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, Rickards at home at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 10 Franklin County at Franklin at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 13 Suwannee at home at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24 Florida High at home at 7 p.m. Sept. 25, Suwannee at Suwannee at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 27 Rickards in Tallahassee at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 3, Franklin at home at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 6 Florida High Tri-Match in Tallahassee at 10 a.m. Oct. 9, Lincoln at home at 7 p.m. Oct. 11, Chiles in Tallahassee at 7 p.m. Oct. 13, Maclay Tri-Match in Tallahassee at 1 p.m. Oct. 23 District Championship TBA. ADULT CO-ED CHAMPS: Lowerys Masonry nished the Wakulla Parks and Recreation Adult Coed Softball league undefeated at 10-0, second place was tied with El Jaliscos and Derek Allen Audio. Other teams were Hit & Run,Hat eld Home Improvements,Sharks and Riverside.

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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 Page 7B 000C9KSNO. 1 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE I, SECTION 28 (Legislative) Ballot Title : HEALTH CARE SERVICES. Ballot Summary: Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to prohibit laws or rules from compelling any person or employer to purchase, obtain, or otherwise provide for health care coverage; permit a person or an employer to purchase lawful health care services directly from a health care provider; permit a health care provider to accept direct payment from a person or an employer for lawful health care services; exempt persons, employers, and health care providers from penalties and taxes for paying directly or accepting direct payment for lawful health care services; and prohibit laws or rules from abolishing the private market for health care coverage of any lawful health care service. Specifies that the amendment does not affect which health care services a health care provider is required to perform or provide; affect which health care services are permitted by law; prohibit care provided pursuant to general law relating to workers compensation; affect laws or rules in effect as of March 1, 2010; affect the terms or conditions of any health care system to the extent that those terms and conditions do not have the effect of punishing a person or an employer for paying directly for lawful health care services or a health care provider for accepting direct payment from a person or an employer for lawful health care services; or affect any general law passed by two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the Legislature, passed after the effective date of the amendment, provided such law states with specificity the public necessity justifying the exceptions from the provisions of the amendment. The amendment expressly provides that it may not be construed to prohibit negotiated provisions in insurance contracts, network agreements, or other provider agreements contractually limiting copayments, coinsurance, deductibles, or other patient charges. Full Text: ARTICLE I DECLARATION OF RIGHTS SECTION 28. Health care services. (a) To preserve the freedom of all residents of the state to provide for their own health care: (1) A law or rule may not compel, directly or indirectly, any person or employer to purchase, obtain or otherwise provide for health care coverage. (2) A person or an employer may pay directly for lawful health care services and may not be required to pay penalties or taxes for paying directly for lawful health care services. A health care provider m ay accept direct payment for lawful health care services and may not be required to pay penalties or taxes for accepting direct payment from a person or an employer for lawful health care services. (b) The private market for health care coverage of any lawful health care service may not be abolish ed by law or rule. (c) This section does not: (1) Affect which health care services a health care provider is required to perform or provide. (2) Affect which health care services are permitted by law. (3) Prohibit care provided pursuant to general law relating to workers compensation. (4) Affect laws or rules in effect as of March 1, 2010. (5) Affect the terms or conditions of any health care system to the extent that those terms and cond itions do not have the effect of punishing a person or an employer for paying directly for lawful health ca re services or a health care provider for accepting direct payment from a person or an employer for law ful health care services, except that this section may not be construed to prohibit any negotiated provi sion in any insurance contract, network agreement, or other provider agreement contractually limiting copaym ents, coinsurance, deductibles, or other patient charges. (6) Affect any general law passed by a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature after the effective date of this section, if the law states with specificity the public necessity that justifies an exception from this section. (d) As used in this section, the term: (1) Compel includes the imposition of penalties or taxes. (2) Direct payment or pay directly means payment for lawful health care services without a publi c or private third party, not including an employer, paying for any portion of the service. (3) Health care system means any public or private entity whose function or purpose is the management of, processing of, enrollment of individuals for, or payment, in full or in part, for hea lth care services, health care data, or health care information for its participants. (4) Lawful health care services means any health-related service or treatment, to the extent that the service or treatment is permitted or not prohibited by law or regulation at the time the service or treatment is rendered, which may be provided by persons or businesses otherwise permitted to offer such services. (5) Penalties or taxes means any civil or criminal penalty or fine, tax, salary or wage withholdin g or surcharge, or named fee with a similar effect established by law or rule by an agency established, c reated, or controlled by the government which is used to punish or discourage the exercise of rights protect ed under this section. For purposes of this section only, the term rule by an agency may not be const rued to mean any negotiated provision in any insurance contract, network agreement, or other provider agreem ent contractually limiting copayments, coinsurance, deductibles, or other patient charges. NO. 2 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE VII, SECTION 6 ARTICLE XII, SECTION 32 (Legislative) Ballot Title: VETERANS DISABLED DUE TO COMBAT INJURY; HOMESTEAD PROPERTY TAX DISCOUNT. Ballot Summary: Proposing an amendment to Section 6 of Article VII and the creation of Section 32 of Article XII of the State Constitution to expand the availability of the property discount on the homesteads of veterans who became disabled as the result of a combat injury to include those who were not Florida residents when they entered the military and schedule the amendment to take effect January 1, 2013. Full Text: ARTICLE VII FINANCE AND TAXATION SECTION 6. Homestead exemptions. (a) Every person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate and maintains thereon the permanent residence of the owner, or another legally or naturally dependent upon the owner, shall be exempt from taxation thereon, except assessments for special benefits, up to the assessed valuation of twenty-five thousand dollars and, for all levies other than school district levies, on the assessed valuation greater than fifty thousand dollars and up to seventy-five thousand dollars, upon establishment of right thereto in the manner prescribed by law. The real estate may be held by legal or equitable title, by the entireties, jointly, in common, as a condominium, or indirectly by stock ownership or membership representing the owners or members proprietary interest in a corporation owning a fee or a leasehold initially in excess of ninety-eight years. The exemption shall not apply with respect to any assessment roll until such roll is first determined to be in compliance with the provisions of section 4 by a state agency designated by general law. This exemption is repealed on the effective date of any amendment to this Article which provides for the assessment of homestead property at less than just value. (b) Not more than one exemption shall be allowed any individual or family unit or with respect to any residential unit. No exemption shall exceed the value of the real estate assessable to the owner or, in case of ownership through stock or membership in a corporation, the value of the proportion which the interest in the corporation bears to the assessed value of the property. (c) By general law and subject to conditions specified therein, the Legislature may provide to renters, who are permanent residents, ad valorem tax relief on all ad valorem tax levies. Such ad valorem tax relief shall be in the form and amount established by general law. (d) The legislature may, by general law, allow counties or municipalities, for the purpose of their respective tax levies and subject to the provisions of general law, to grant an additional homestead tax exemption not exceeding fifty thousand dollars to any person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate and maintains thereon the permanent residence of the owner and who has attained age sixty-five and whose household income, as defined by general law, does not exceed twenty thousand dollars. The general law must allow counties and municipalities to grant this additional exemption, within the limits prescribed in this subsection, by ordinance adopted in the manner prescribed by general law, and must provide for the periodic adjustment of the income limitation prescribed in this subsection for changes in the cost of living. (e) Each veteran who is age 65 or older who is partially or totally permanently disabled shall receive a discount from the amount of the ad valorem tax otherwise owed on homestead property the veteran owns and resides in if the disability was combat related, the veteran was a resident of this state at the time of entering the military service of the United States, and the veteran was honorably discharged upon separation from military service. The discount shall be in a percentage equal to the percentage of the veterans permanent, service-connected disability as determined by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. To qualify for the discount granted by this subsection, an applicant must submit to the county property appraiser, by March 1, proof of residency at the time of entering military service, an official letter from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs stating the percentage of the veterans serviceconnected disability and such evidence that reasonably identifies the disability as combat related, and a copy of the veterans honorable discharge. If the property appraiser denies the request for a discount, the appraiser must notify the applicant in writing of the reasons for the denial, and the veteran may reapply. The Legislature may, by general law, waive the annual application requirement in subsequent years. This subsection shall take effect December 7, 2006, is self-executing, and does not require implementing legislation. ARTICLE XII SCHEDULE SECTION 32. Veterans disabled due to combat injury; homestead property tax discount.The amendment to subsection (e) of Section 6 of Article VII relating to the homestead property tax discount for ve terans who became disabled as the result of a combat injury shall take effect January 1, 2013. NO. 3 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE VII, SECTIONS 1 and 19 ARTICLE XII, SECTION 32 (Legislative) Ballot Title: STATE GOVERNMENT REVENUE LIMITATION. Ballot Summary: This proposed amendment to the State Constitution replaces the existing state revenue limitation based on Florida personal income growth with a new state revenue limitation based on inflation and population changes. Under the amendment, state revenues, as defined in the amendment, collected in excess of the revenue limitation must be deposited into the budget stabilization fund until the fund reaches its maximum balance, and thereafter shall be used for the support and maintenance of public schools by reducing the minimum financial effort required from school districts for participation in a state-funded education finance program, or, if the minimum financial effort is no longer required, returned to the taxpayers. The Legislature may increase the state revenue limitation through a bill approved by a super majority vote of each house of the Legislature. The Legislature may also submit a proposed increase in the state revenue limitation to the voters. The Legislature must implement this proposed amendment by general law. The amendment will take effect upon approval by the electors and will first apply to the 20142015 state fiscal year. Full Text: ARTICLE VII FINANCE AND TAXATION SECTION 1. Taxation; appropriations; state expenses state revenue limitation. (a) No tax shall be levied except in pursuance of law. No state ad valorem taxes shall be levied upon real estate or tangible personal property. All other forms of taxation shall be preempted to the state except as provided by general law. (b) Motor vehicles, boats, airplanes, trailers, trailer coaches and mobile homes, as defined by law, shall be subject to a license tax for their operation in the amounts and for the purposes prescribed by law, but shall not be subject to ad valorem taxes. (c) No money shall be drawn from the treasury except in pursuance of appropriation made by law. (d) Provision shall be made by law for raising sufficient revenue to defray the expenses of the state for each fiscal period. (e) Except as provided herein, state revenues collected for any fiscal year shall be limited to state revenues allowed under this subsection for the prior fiscal year plus an adjustment for growth. As used in this subsection, growth means an amount equal to the average annual rate of growth in Florida personal income over the most recent twenty quarters times the state revenues allowed under this subsection for the prior fiscal year. For the 1995-1996 fiscal year, the state revenues allowed under this subsection for the prior fiscal year shall equal the state revenues collected for the 1994-1995 fiscal year. Florida personal income shall be determined by the legislature, from information available from the United States Department of Commerce or its successor on the first day of February prior to the beginning of the fiscal year. State revenues collected for any fiscal year in excess of this limitation shall be transferred to the budget stabilization fund until the fund reaches the maximum balance specified in Section 19(g) of Article III, and thereafter shall be refunded to taxpayers as provided by general law. State revenues allowed under this subsection for any fiscal year may be increased by a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature in a separate bill that contains no other subject and that sets forth the dollar amount by which the state revenues allowed will be increased. The vote may not be taken less than seventy-two hours after the third reading of the bill. For purposes of this subsection, state revenues means taxes, fees, licenses, and charges for services imposed by the legislature on individuals, businesses, or agencies outside state government. However, state revenues does not include: revenues that are necessary to meet the requirements set forth in documents authorizing the issuance of bonds by the state; revenues that are used to provide matching funds for the federal Medicaid program with the exception of the revenues used to support the Public Medical Assistance Trust Fund or its successor program and with the exception of state matching funds used to fund elective expansions made after July 1, 1994; proceeds from the state lottery returned as prizes; receipts of the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund; balances carried forward from prior fiscal years; taxes, licenses, fees, and charges for services imposed by local, regional, or school district governing bodies; or revenue from taxes, licenses, fees, and charges for services required to be imposed by any amendment or revision to this constitution after July 1, 1994. An adjustment to the revenue limitation shall be made by general law to reflect the fiscal impact of transfers of responsibility for the funding of governmental functions between the state and other levels of government. The legislature shall, by general law, prescribe procedures necessary to administer this subsection. SECTION 19. State revenue limitation. (a) STATE REVENUE LIMITATION.Except as provided in this section, state revenues collected in any fiscal year are limited as follows: (1) For the 2014-2015 fiscal year, state revenues are limited to an amount equal to the state revenu es collected during the 2013-2014 fiscal year multiplied by the sum of the adjustment for growth plus f our onehundredths. (2) For the 2015-2016 fiscal year, state revenues are limited to an amount equal to the state revenu e limitation for fiscal year 2014-2015 multiplied by the sum of the adjustment for growth plus three o nehundredths. (3) For the 2016-2017 fiscal year, state revenues are limited to an amount equal to the state revenu e limitation for fiscal year 2015-2016 multiplied by the sum of the adjustment for growth plus two one hundredths. (4) For the 2017-2018 fiscal year, state revenues are limited to an amount equal to the state revenu e limitation for fiscal year 2016-2017 multiplied by the sum of the adjustment for growth plus one one hundredth. (5) For the 2018-2019 fiscal year and thereafter, state revenues are limited to an amount equal to t he state revenue limitation for the previous fiscal year multiplied by the adjustment for growth. (6) The adjustment for growth for a fiscal year shall be determined by March 1 preceding the fiscal year using the latest information available. Once the adjustment for growth is determined for a fiscal ye ar, it may not be changed based on revisions to the information used to make the determination. (b) REVENUES IN EXCESS OF THE LIMITATION.State revenues collected in any fiscal year in excess of the revenue limitation shall be transferred to the budget stabilization fund until the fun d reaches the maximum balance specified in Section 19(g) of Article III, and thereafter shall be used for the support and maintenance of public schools by reducing the minimum financial effort required from school dist ricts for participation in a state-funded education finance program, or, if the minimum financial effort i s no longer required, returned to taxpayers as provided by general law. (c) AUTHORITY OF THE LEGISLATURE TO INCREASE THE REVENUE LIMITATION. (1) The state revenue limitation for any fiscal year may be increased by a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature. Unless otherwise provided by the bill increasing the re venue limitation, the increased revenue limitation enacted under this paragraph shall be used to determine the revenue limitation for future fiscal years. (2) The state revenue limitation for any one fiscal year may be increased by a three-fifths vote of the membership of each house of the legislature. Increases to the revenue limitation enacted under this paragraph must be disregarded when determining the revenue limitation in subsequent fiscal years. (3) A bill increasing the revenue limitation may not contain any other subject and must set forth th e dollar amount by which the state revenue limitation will be increased. The vote may not be taken less than seventy-two hours after the third reading in either house of the legislature of the bill in the form that will be presented to the governor. (d) AUTHORITY OF THE ELECTORS TO INCREASE THE REVENUE LIMITATION.The legislature may propose an increase in the state revenue limitation pursuant to a concurrent resolution enacted by a three-fifths vote of the membership of each house. The proposed increase shall be submitted to the electors at the next general election held more than ninety days after the resolution is filed with the custodian of state records. However, the legislature may submit the proposed increase at an earlier special election held more than ninety days after it is filed with the custodian of state records pursuant t o a law enacted by the affirmative vote of three-fourths of the membership of each house of the legislature. The resolution must set forth the dollar amount by which the state revenue limitation will be increased. Unless otherwise provided in the resolution, the increased revenue limitation shall be used to determine th e revenue limitation for future fiscal years. The proposed increase shall take effect if it is approve d by a vote of at least 60 percent of the electors voting on the matter. (e) REVENUE LIMIT ADJUSTMENT BY THE LEGISLATURE.The legislature shall provide by general law for adjustments to the state revenue limitation to reflect: (1) The fiscal impact of transfers of responsibility for the funding of governmental functions betwe en the state and other levels of government occurring after May 6, 2011; or (2) The fiscal impact of a new federal mandate. (f) GENERAL LAW IMPLEMENTATION.The legislature shall, by general law, prescribe procedures necessary to administer this section. (g) DEFINITIONS.As used in this section, the term: (1) Adjustment for growth means an amount equal to the average for the previous five years of the product of the inflation factor and the population factor. (2) Inflation factor means an amount equal to one plus the percent change in the calendar year ann ual average of the Consumer Price Index. The term Consumer Price Index means the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers, U.S. city average (not seasonally adjusted, current base for all items), as published by the United States Department of Labor. In the event the index ceases to exist, the legi slature shall determine the successor index by general law. (3) Population factor means an amount equal to one plus the percent change in population of the st ate as of April 1 compared to April 1 of the prior year. For purposes of calculating the annual rate of change in population, the states official population estimates shall be used. (4) State revenues means taxes, fees, licenses, fines, and charges for services imposed by the legislature on individuals, businesses, or agencies outside state government. However, the term sta te revenues does not include: revenues that are necessary to meet the requirements set forth in docume nts authorizing the issuance of bonds by the state for bonds issued before July 1, 2012; revenues that a re used to provide matching funds for the federal Medicaid program with the exception of the revenues used to support the Public Medical Assistance Trust Fund or its successor program and with the exception of state matching funds used to fund optional expansions made after July 1, 1994; proceeds from the sta te lottery returned as prizes; receipts of the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund and Citizens Property Insurance Corporation; receipts of public universities and colleges; balances carried forward from p rior fiscal years; taxes, fees, licenses, fines, and charges for services imposed by local, regional, or school district governing bodies; or revenue from taxes, fees, licenses, fines, and charges for services au thorized by any amendment or revision to this constitution after May 6, 2011. ARTICLE XII SCHEDULE SECTION 32. State revenue limitation.The amendment to Section 1 and the creation of Section 19 of Article VII, revising the state revenue limitation, and this section take effect upon approval by th e electors and apply beginning in the 2014-2015 state fiscal year. NO. 4 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE VII, SECTIONS 4, 6 ARTICLE XII, SECTIONS 27, 32, 33 (Legislative) Ballot Title: PROPERTY TAX LIMITATIONS; PROPERTY VALUE DECLINE; REDUCTION FOR NONHOMESTEAD ASSESSMENT INCREASES; DELAY OF SCHEDULED REPEAL. Ballot Summary: (1) This would amend Florida Constitution Article VII, Section 4 (Taxation; assessments) and Section 6 (Homestead exemptions). It also would amend Article XII, Section 27, and add Sections 32 and 33, relating to the Schedule for the amendments. (2) In certain circumstances, the law requires the assessed value of homestead and specified nonhomestead property to increase when the just value of the property decreases. Therefore, this amendment provides that the Legislature may, by general law, provide that the assessment of homestead and specified nonhomestead property may not increase if the just value of that property is less than the just value of the property on the preceding January 1, subject to any adjustment in the assessed value due to changes, additions, reductions, or improvements to such property which are assessed as provided for by general law. This amendment takes effect upon approval by the voters. If approved at a special election held on the date of the 2012 presidential preference primary, it shall operate retroactively to January 1, 2012, or, if approved at the 2012 general election, shall take effect January 1, 2013. (3) This amendment reduces from 10 percent to 5 percent the limitation on annual changes in assessments of nonhomestead real property. This amendment takes effect upon approval of the voters. If approved at a special election held on the date of the 2012 presidential preference primary, it shall operate retroactively to January 1, 2012, or, if approved at the 2012 general election, takes effect January 1, 2013. (4) This amendment also authorizes general law to provide, subject to conditions specified in such law, an additional homestead exemption to every person who establishes the right to receive the homestead exemption provided in the Florida Constitution within 1 year after purchasing the homestead property and who has not owned property in the previous 3 calendar years to which the Florida homestead exemption applied. The additional homestead exemption shall apply to all levies except school district levies. The additional exemption is an amount equal to 50 percent of the homestead propertys just value on January 1 of the year the homestead is established. The additional homestead exemption may not exceed an amount equal to the median just value of all homestead property within the county where the property at issue is located for the calendar year immediately preceding January 1 of the year the homestead is established. The additional exemption shall apply for the shorter of 5 years or the year of sale of the property. The amount of the additional exemption shall be reduced in each subsequent year by an amount equal to 20 percent of the amount of the additional exemption rec eived in the year the homestead was established or by an amount equal to the difference between the just value of the property and the assessed value of the property determined under Article VII, Section 4(d), whichever is greater. Not more than one such exemption shall be allowed per homestead property at one time. The additional exemption applies to property purchased on or after January 1, 2011, if approved by the voters at a special election held on the date of the 2012 presidential preference primary, or to property purchased on or after January 1, 2012, if approved by the voters at the 2012 general election. The additional exemption is not available in the sixth and subsequent years after it is first received. The amendment shall take effect upon approval by the voters. If approved at a special election held on the date of the 2012 presidential preference primary, it shall operate retroactively to January 1, 2012, or, if approved at the 2012 general election, takes effect January 1, 2013. (5) This amendment also delays until 2023, the repeal, currently scheduled to take effect in 2019, of constitutional amendments adopted in 2008 which limit annual assessment increases for specified nonhomestead real property. This amendment delays until 2022 the submission of an amendment proposing the abrogation of such repeal to the voters. Full Text: ARTICLE VII FINANCE AND TAXATION SECTION 4. Taxation; assessments.By general law regulations shall be prescribed which shall secure a just valuation of all property for ad valorem taxation, provided: (a) Agricultural land, land producing high water recharge to Floridas aquifers, or land used exclusively for noncommercial recreational purposes may be classified by general law and assessed solely on the basis of character or use. (b) As provided by general law and subject to conditions, limitations, and reasonable definitions specified therein, land used for conservation purposes shall be classified by general law and assessed solely on the basis of character or use. (c) Pursuant to general law tangible personal property held for sale as stock in trade and livestock may be valued for taxation at a specified percentage of its value, may be classified for tax purposes, or may be exempted from taxation. (d) All persons entitled to a homestead exemption under Section 6 of this Article shall have their homestead assessed at just value as of January 1 of the year following the effective date of this amendment. This assessment shall change only as provided in this subsection. (1) Assessments subject to this subsection shall change be changed annually on January 1 1st of each year. ; but those changes in assessments a. A change in an assessment may shall not exceed the lower of the following: 0830 THCRNPAGE 1 OF 3

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Page 8B THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 www.thewakullanews.com 1. a. Three percent (3%) of the assessment for the prior year. 2. b. The percent change in the Consumer Price Index for all urban consumers, U.S. City Average, all items 1967=100, or a successor index reports for the preceding calendar year as initially reported by the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. b. The legislature may provide by general law that, except for changes, additions, reductions, or improvements to homestead property assessed as provided in paragraph (5), an assessment may not increase if the just value of the property is less than the just value of the property on the preced ing January 1. (2) An No assessment may not shall exceed just value. (3) After a any change of ownership, as provided by general law, homestead property shall be assessed at just value as of January 1 of the following year, unless the provisions of paragraph (8) apply. Thereafter, the homestead shall be assessed as provided in this subsection. (4) New homestead property shall be assessed at just value as of January 1 1st of the year following the establishment of the homestead, unless the provisions of paragraph (8) apply. That assessment shall only change only as provided in this subsection. (5) Changes, additions, reductions, or improvements to homestead property shall be assessed as provided for by general law.; provided, However, after the adjustment for any change, addition, reduction, or improvement, the property shall be assessed as provided in this subsection. (6) In the event of a termination of homestead status, the property shall be assessed as provided by general law. (7) The provisions of this subsection amendment are severable. If a provision any of the provisions of this subsection is amendment shall be held unconstitutional by a any court of competent jurisdiction, the decision of the such court does shall not affect or impair any remaining provisions of this subsection amendment. (8)a. A person who establishes a new homestead as of January 1, 2009, or January 1 of any subsequent year and who has received a homestead exemption pursuant to Section 6 of this Article as of January 1 of either of the 2 two years immediately preceding the establishment of a the new homestead is entitled to have the new homestead assessed at less than just value. If this revision is approved in January of 2008, a person who establishes a new homestead as of January 1, 2008, is entitled to have the new homestead assessed at less than just value only if that person received a homestead exemption on January 1, 2007. The assessed value of the newly established homestead shall be determined as follows: 1. If the just value of the new homestead is greater than or equal to the just value of the prior homestead as of January 1 of the year in which the prior homestead was abandoned, the assessed value of the new homestead shall be the just value of the new homestead minus an amount equal to the lesser of $500,000 or the difference between the just value and the assessed value of the prior homestead as of January 1 of the year in which the prior homestead was abandoned. Thereafter, the homestead shall be assessed as provided in this subsection. 2. If the just value of the new homestead is less than the just value of the prior homestead as of January 1 of the year in which the prior homestead was abandoned, the assessed value of the new homestead shall be equal to the just value of the new homestead divided by the just value of the prior homestead and multiplied by the assessed value of the prior homestead. However, if the difference between the just value of the new homestead and the assessed value of the new homestead calculated pursuant to this subsubparagraph is greater than $500,000, the assessed value of the new homestead shall be increased so that the difference between the just value and the assessed value equals $500,000. Thereafter, the homestead shall be assessed as provided in this subsection. b. By general law and subject to conditions specified therein, the legislature shall provide for application of this paragraph to property owned by more than one person. (e) The legislature may, by general law, for assessment purposes and subject to the provisions of this subsection, allow counties and municipalities to authorize by ordinance that historic property may be assessed solely on the basis of character or use. Such character or use assessment shall apply only to the jurisdiction adopting the ordinance. The requirements for eligible properties must be specified by general law. (f) A county may, in the manner prescribed by general law, provide for a reduction in the assessed value of homestead property to the extent of any increase in the assessed value of that property which results from the construction or reconstruction of the property for the purpose of providing living quarters for one or more natural or adoptive grandparents or parents of the owner of the property or of the owners spouse if at least one of the grandparents or parents for whom the living quarters are provided is 62 years of age or older. Such a reduction may not exceed the lesser of the following: (1) The increase in assessed value resulting from construction or reconstruction of the property. (2) Twenty percent of the total assessed value of the property as improved. (g) For all levies other than school district levies, assessments of residential real property, as defined by general law, which contains nine units or fewer and which is not subject to the assessment limitations set forth in subsections (a) through (d) shall change only as provided in this subsection. (1) Assessments subject to this subsection shall be changed annually on the date of assessment provided by law. However, ; but those changes in assessments may shall not exceed 5 ten percent (10%) of the assessment for the prior year. The legislature may provide by general law that, except for changes, additions, reductions, or improvements to property assessed as provided in paragraph (4), an assessm ent may not increase if the just value of the property is less than the just value of the property on th e preceding date of assessment provided by law. (2) An No assessment may not shall exceed just value. (3) After a change of ownership or control, as defined by general law, including any change of ownership of a legal entity that owns the property, such property shall be assessed at just value as of the next assessment date. Thereafter, such property shall be assessed as provided in this subsection. (4) Changes, additions, reductions, or improvements to such property shall be assessed as provided for by general law. However, after the adjustment for any change, addition, reduction, or improvement, the property shall be assessed as provided in this subsection. (h) For all levies other than school district levies, assessments of real property that is not subject to the assessment limitations set forth in subsections (a) through (d) and (g) shall change only as provided in this subsection. (1) Assessments subject to this subsection shall be changed annually on the date of assessment provided by law. However, ; but those changes in assessments may shall not exceed 5 ten percent (10%) of the assessment for the prior year. The legislature may provide by general law that, except for changes, additions, reductions, or improvements to property assessed as provided in paragraph (5), an assessm ent may not increase if the just value of the property is less than the just value of the property on th e preceding date of assessment provided by law. (2) An No assessment may not shall exceed just value. (3) The legislature must provide that such property shall be assessed at just value as of the next assessment date after a qualifying improvement, as defined by general law, is made to such property. Thereafter, such property shall be assessed as provided in this subsection. (4) The legislature may provide that such property shall be assessed at just value as of the next assessment date after a change of ownership or control, as defined by general law, including any change of ownership of the legal entity that owns the property. Thereafter, such property shall be assessed as provided in this subsection. (5) Changes, additions, reductions, or improvements to such property shall be assessed as provided for by general law. ; However, after the adjustment for any change, addition, reduction, or improvement, the property shall be assessed as provided in this subsection. (i) The legislature, by general law and subject to conditions specified therein, may prohibit the consideration of the following in the determination of the assessed value of real property used for residential purposes: (1) Any change or improvement made for the purpose of improving the propertys resistance to wind damage. (2) The installation of a renewable energy source device. (j)(1) The assessment of the following working waterfront properties shall be based upon the current use of the property: a. Land used predominantly for commercial fishing purposes. b. Land that is accessible to the public and used for vessel launches into waters that are navigable. c. Marinas and drystacks that are open to the public. d. Water-dependent marine manufacturing facilities, commercial fishing facilities, and marine vessel construction and repair facilities and their support activities. (2) The assessment benefit provided by this subsection is subject to conditions and limitations and reasonable definitions as specified by the legislature by general law. SECTION 6. Homestead exemptions. (a) Every person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate and maintains thereon the permanent residence of the owner, or another legally or naturally dependent upon the owner, shall be exempt from taxation thereon, except assessments for special benefits, up to the assessed valuation of $25,000 twentyfive thousand dollars and, for all levies other than school district levies, on the assessed valuation greater than $50,000 fifty thousand dollars and up to $75,000 seventy-five thousand dollars, upon establishment of right thereto in the manner prescribed by law. The real estate may be held by legal or equitable title, by the entireties, jointly, in common, as a condominium, or indirectly by stock ownership or membership representing the owners or members proprietary interest in a corporation owning a fee or a leasehold initially in excess of 98 ninety-eight years. The exemption shall not apply with respect to any assessment roll until such roll is first determined to be in compliance with the provisions of Section 4 by a state agency designated by general law. This exemption is repealed on the effective date of any amendment to this Article which provides for the assessment of homestead property at less than just value. (b) Not more than one exemption shall be allowed any individual or family unit or with respect to any residential unit. No exemption shall exceed the value of the real estate assessable to the owner or, in case of ownership through stock or membership in a corporation, the value of the proportion which the interest in the corporation bears to the assessed value of the property. (c) By general law and subject to conditions specified therein, the legislature may provide to renters, who are permanent residents, ad valorem tax relief on all ad valorem tax levies. Such ad valorem tax relief shall be in the form and amount established by general law. (d) The legislature may, by general law, allow counties or municipalities, for the purpose of their respective tax levies and subject to the provisions of general law, to grant an additional homestead tax exemption not exceeding $50,000 fifty thousand dollars to any person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate and maintains thereon the permanent residence of the owner and who has attained age 65 sixty-five and whose household income, as defined by general law, does not exceed $20,000 twenty thousand dollars. The general law must allow counties and municipalities to grant this additional exemption, within the limits prescribed in this subsection, by ordinance adopted in the manner prescribed by general law, and must provide for the periodic adjustment of the income limitation prescribed in this subsection for changes in the cost of living. (e) Each veteran who is age 65 or older who is partially or totally permanently disabled shall receive a discount from the amount of the ad valorem tax otherwise owed on homestead property the veteran owns and resides in if the disability was combat related, the veteran was a resident of this state at the time of entering the military service of the United States, and the veteran was honorably discharged upon separation from military service. The discount shall be in a percentage equal to the percentage of the veterans permanent, service-connected disability as determined by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. To qualify for the discount granted by this subsection, an applicant must submit to the county property appraiser, by March 1, proof of residency at the time of entering military service, an official letter from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs stating the percentage of the veterans serviceconnected disability and such evidence that reasonably identifies the disability as combat related, and a copy of the veterans honorable discharge. If the property appraiser denies the request for a discount, the appraiser must notify the applicant in writing of the reasons for the denial, and the veteran may reapply. The legislature may, by general law, waive the annual application requirement in subsequent years. This subsection shall take effect December 7, 2006, is self-executing, and does not require implementing legislation. (f) As provided by general law and subject to conditions specified therein, every person who establi shes the right to receive the homestead exemption provided in subsection (a) within 1 year after purchasi ng the homestead property and who has not owned property in the previous 3 calendar years to which the homestead exemption provided in subsection (a) applied is entitled to an additional homestead exempt ion for all levies except school district levies. The additional exemption is an amount equal to 50 perc ent of the homestead propertys just value on January 1 of the year the homestead is established. The additiona l exemption may not exceed the median just value of all homestead property within the county where the property at issue is located for the calendar year immediately preceding January 1 of the year the homestead is established. The additional exemption shall apply for a period of 5 years or until the year the property is sold, whichever occurs first. The amount of the additional exemption shall be reduced in each subsequent year by an amount equal to 20 percent of the amount of the additional exemption received in the year the homestead was established or by an amount equal to the difference between the just valu e of the property and the assessed value of the property determined under Section 4(d), whichever is grea ter. Not more than one exemption provided under this subsection shall be allowed per homestead property a t one time. The additional exemption applies to property purchased on or after January 1, 2011, if thi s amendment is approved at a special election held on the date of the 2012 presidential preference pri mary, or to property purchased on or after January 1, 2012, if this amendment is approved at the 2012 gene ral election, but the additional exemption is not available in the sixth and subsequent years after it i s first received. ARTICLE XII SCHEDULE SECTION 27. Property tax exemptions and limitations on property tax assessments.The amendments to Sections 3, 4, and 6 of Article VII, providing a $25,000 exemption for tangible personal property, providing an additional $25,000 homestead exemption, authorizing transfer of the accrued benefit from the limitations on the assessment of homestead property, and this section, if submitted to the electors of this state for approval or rejection at a special election authorized by law to be held on January 29, 2008, shall take effect upon approval by the electors and shall operate retroactively to January 1, 2008, or, if submitted to the electors of this state for approval or rejection at the next general election, shall take effect January 1 of the year following such general election. The amendments to Section 4 of Article VII creating subsections (f) and (g) of that section, creating a limitation on annual assessment increases for specified real property, shall take effect upon approval of the electors and shall first limit assessments beginning January 1, 2009, if approved at a special election held on January 29, 2008, or shall first limit assessments beginning January 1, 2010, if approved at the general election held in November of 2008. Subsections (g) (f) and (h) (g) of Section 4 of Article VII, initially adopted as subsections (f) and (g) are repealed effective January 1, 2023 2019; however, the legislature shall by joint resolution propose an amendment abrogating the repeal of subsections (g) (f) and (h) (g), which shall be submitted to the electors of this state for approval or rejection at the general election of 2022 2018 and, if approved, shall take effect January 1, 2023 2019. SECTION 32. Property assessments.This section and the amendment of Section 4 of Article VII addressing homestead and specified nonhomestead property having a declining just value and reducing the limit on the maximum annual increase in the assessed value of nonhomestead property, if submitte d to the electors of this state for approval or rejection at a special election authorized by law to be h eld on the date of the 2012 presidential preference primary, shall take effect upon approval by the electors an d shall operate retroactively to January 1, 2012, or, if submitted to the electors of this state for approva l or rejection at the 2012 general election, shall take effect January 1, 2013. SECTION 33. Additional homestead exemption for owners of homestead property who recently have not owned homestead property.This section and the amendment to Section 6 of Article VII providing for a n additional homestead exemption for owners of homestead property who have not owned homestead property during the 3 calendar years immediately preceding purchase of the current homestead propert y, if submitted to the electors of this state for approval or rejection at a special election authorized b y law to be held on the date of the 2012 presidential preference primary, shall take effect upon approval by the electors and operate retroactively to January 1, 2012, and the additional homestead exemption shall be availa ble for properties purchased on or after January 1, 2011, or if submitted to the electors of this state for approval or rejection at the 2012 general election, shall take effect January 1, 2013, and the additional hom estead exemption shall be available for properties purchased on or after January 1, 2012. NO. 5 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE V, SECTIONS 2, 11, AND 12 (Legislative) Ballot Title: STATE COURTS. Ballot Summary: Proposing a revision of Article V of the State Constitution relating to the judiciary. The State Constitution authorizes the Supreme Court to adopt rules for the practice and procedure in all courts. The constitution further provides that a rule of court may be repealed by a general law enacted by a two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the Legislature. This proposed constitutional revision eliminates the requirement that a general law repealing a court rule pass by a two-thirds vote of each house, thereby providing that the Legislature may repeal a rule of court by a general law approved by a majority vote of each house of the Legislature that expresses the policy behind the repeal. The court could readopt the rule in conformity with the public policy expressed by the Legislature, but if the Legislature determines that a rule has been readopted and repeals the readopted rule, this proposed revision prohibits the court from further readopting the repealed rule without the Legislatures prior approval. Under current law, rules of the judicial nominating commissions and the Judicial Qualifications Commission may be repealed by general law enacted by a majority vote of the membership of each house of the Legislature. Under this proposed revision, a vote to repeal those rules is changed to repeal by general law enacted by a majority vote of the legislators present. Under current law, the Governor appoints a justice of the Supreme Court from a list of nominees provided by a judicial nominating commission, and appointments by the Governor are not subject to confirmation. This revision requires Senate confirmation of a justice of the Supreme Court before the appointee can take office. If the Senate votes not to confirm the appointment, the judicial nominating commission must reconvene and may not renominate any person whose prior appointment to fill the same vacancy was not confirmed by the Senate. For the purpose of confirmation, the Senate may meet at any time. If the Senate fails to vote on the appointment of a justice within 90 days, the justice will be deemed confirmed and will take office. The Judicial Qualifications Commission is an independent commission created by the State Constitution to investigate and prosecute before the Florida Supreme Court alleged misconduct by a justice or judge. Currently under the constitution, commission proceedings are confidential until formal charges are filed by the investigative panel of the commission. Once formal charges are filed, the formal charges and all further proceedings of the commission are public. Currently, the constitution authorizes the House of Representatives to impeach a justice or judge. Further, the Speaker of the House of Representatives may request, and the Judicial Qualifications Commission must make available, all information in the commissions possession for use in deciding whether to impeach a justice or judge. This proposed revision requires the commission to make all of its files available to the Speaker of the House of Representatives but provides that such files would remain confidential during any investigation by the House of Representatives and until such information is used in the pursuit of an impeachment of a justice or judge. This revision also removes the power of the Governor to request files of the Judicial Qualifications Commission to conform to a prior constitutional change. This revision also makes technical and clarifying additions and deletions relating to the selection of chief judges of a circuit and relating to the Judicial Qualifications Commission, and makes other nonsubstantive conforming and technical changes in the judicial article of the constitution. Full Text: ARTICLE V JUDICIARY SECTION 2. Administration; practice and procedure. (a) The supreme court shall adopt rules for the practice and procedure in all courts including the time for seeking appellate review, the administrative supervision of all courts, the transfer to the court having jurisdiction of any proceeding when the jurisdiction of another court has been improvidently invoked, and a requirement that no cause shall be dismissed because an improper remedy has been sought. The supreme court shall adopt rules to allow it the court and the district courts of appeal to submit questions relating to military law to the federal Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces for an advisory opinion. Rules of court may be repealed by general law that expresses the policy behind the repeal enacted by two-thirds vote of the membership of each house of the legislature. The court may readopt the repealed rule only in conformity with the public policy expressed by the legislature. If the legislature determines that a rule has been readopted and repeals the readopted rule, the rule may not be readopted thereafter without prio r approval of the legislature. (b) The chief justice of the supreme court shall be chosen by a majority of the members of the court; shall be the chief administrative officer of the judicial system; and shall have the power to assign justices or judges, including consenting retired justices or judges, to temporary duty in any court for which the judge is qualified and to delegate to a chief judge of a judicial circuit the power to assign judges for duty in that circuit. (c) A chief judge for each district court of appeal shall be chosen by a majority of the judges thereof or, if there is no majority, by the chief justice. The chief judge shall be responsible for the administrative supervision of the court. (d) A chief judge in each circuit shall be chosen from among the circuit judges as provided by supreme court rule. The chief judge of a circuit shall be responsible for the administrative supervision of the circuit courts and county courts in the his circuit. SECTION 11. Vacancies. (a) Whenever a vacancy occurs in a judicial office to which election for retention applies, the governor shall fill the vacancy by appointing for a term ending on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in January of the year following the next general election occurring at least one year after the date of appointment, one of not fewer than three persons nor more than six persons nominated by the appropriate judicial nominating commission. (b) The governor shall fill each vacancy on a circuit court or on a county court, wherein the judges are elected by a majority vote of the electors, by appointing for a term ending on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in January of the year following the next primary and general election occurring at least one year after the date of appointment, one of not fewer than three persons nor more than six persons nominated by the appropriate judicial nominating commission. An election shall be held to fill that judicial office for the term of the office beginning at the end of the appointed term. (c) The nominations shall be made within thirty days from the occurrence of a vacancy unless the period is extended by the governor for a time not to exceed thirty days. The governor shall make the appointment within sixty days after the nominations have been certified to the governor. (d) Each appointment of a justice of the supreme court is subject to confirmation by the senate. The senate may sit for the purpose of confirmation regardless of whether the house of representatives is in session or not. If the senate fails to vote on the appointment of a justice within 90 days, the just ice shall be deemed confirmed. If the senate votes to not confirm the appointment, the supreme court judicial nominating commission shall reconvene as though a new vacancy had occurred but may not renominate any person whose prior appointment to fill the same vacancy was not confirmed by the senate. The appointment of a justice is effective upon confirmation by the senate. (e) (d) There shall be a separate judicial nominating commission as provided by general law for the supreme court, one for each district court of appeal, and one for each judicial circuit for all trial courts within the circuit. Uniform rules of procedure shall be established by the judicial nominating commissions at each level of the court system. Such rules, or any part thereof, may be repealed by general law enacted by a majority vote of the membership of each house of the legislature, or by the supreme court, five justices concurring. Except for deliberations of the judicial nominating commissions, the proceedings of the commissions and their records shall be open to the public. SECTION 12. Discipline; removal and retirement. (a) JUDICIAL QUALIFICATIONS COMMISSION.A judicial qualifications commission is created. (1) There shall be a judicial qualifications commission vested with jurisdiction to investigate and recommend to the Supreme Court of Florida the removal from office of any justice or judge whose conduct, during term of office or otherwise, occurring on or after November 1, 1966, (without regard to the effective date of this section) demonstrates a present unfitness to hold office, and to investigate and recommend the discipline of a justice or judge whose conduct, during term of office or otherwise occurring on or after November 1, 1966 (without regard to the effective date of this section), warrants such discipline. For purposes of this section, discipline is defined as any or all of the following: reprimand, fine, suspension with or without pay, or lawyer discipline. The commission shall have jurisdiction over justices and judges regarding allegations that misconduct occurred before or during service as a justice or judge if a complaint is made no later than one year following service as a justice or judge. The commission shall have jurisdiction regarding allegations of incapacity during service as a justice or judge. The commission shall be composed of: a. Two judges of district courts of appeal selected by the judges of those courts, two circuit judges selected by the judges of the circuit courts and two judges of county courts selected by the judges of those courts; b. Four electors who reside in the state, who are members of the bar of Florida, and who shall be chosen by the governing body of the bar of Florida; and c. Five electors who reside in the state, who have never held judicial office or been members of the bar of Florida, and who shall be appointed by the governor. (2) The members of the judicial qualifications commission shall serve staggered terms, not to exceed six years, as prescribed by general law. No member of the commission except a judge shall be eligible for state judicial office while acting as a member of the commission and for a period of two years thereafter. No member of the commission shall hold office in a political party or participate in any campaign for judicial office or hold public office; provided that a judge may campaign for judicial office and hold that office. The commission shall elect one of its members as its chairperson. (3) Members of the judicial qualifications commission not subject to impeachment shall be subject to removal from the commission pursuant to the provisions of Article IV, Section 7, Florida Constitution. (4) The commission shall adopt rules regulating its proceedings, the filling of vacancies by the appointing authorities, the disqualification of members, the rotation of members between the panels, and the temporary replacement of disqualified or incapacitated members. The commissions rules, or any part thereof, may be repealed by general law enacted by a majority vote of the membership of each house of the legislature, or by the supreme court, five justices concurring. The commission shall have power to issue subpoenas. Until formal charges against a justice or judge are filed by the investigative panel with the clerk of the supreme court of Florida all proceedings by or before the commission shall be confidential; provided, however, upon a finding of probable cause and the filing by the investigative panel with said clerk of such formal charges against a justice or judge such charges and all further proceedings before the commission shall be public. (5) The commission shall have access to all information from all executive, legislative and judicial agencies, including grand juries, subject to the rules of the commission. At any time, on request of the speaker of the house of representatives or the governor, the commission shall make available to the house of representatives all information in the possession of the commission, which information shall remain confidential during any investigation and until such information is used in the pursuit for use in consideration of impeachment or suspension, respectively. (b) PANELS.The commission shall be divided into an investigative panel and a hearing panel as established by rule of the commission. The investigative panel is vested with the jurisdiction to receive or initiate complaints, conduct investigations, dismiss complaints, and upon a vote of a simple majority of the panel submit formal charges to the hearing panel. The hearing panel is vested with the authority to receive and hear formal charges from the investigative panel and upon a two-thirds vote of the panel recommend to the supreme court the removal of a justice or judge or the involuntary retirement of a justice or judge for any permanent disability that seriously interferes with the performance of judicial duties. Upon a simple majority vote of the membership of the hearing panel, the panel may recommend to the supreme court that the justice or judge be subject to appropriate discipline. (c) SUPREME COURT.The supreme court shall receive recommendations from the judicial qualifications commissions hearing panel. (1) The supreme court may accept, reject, or modify in whole or in part the findings, conclusions, and recommendations of the commission and it may order that the justice or judge be subjected to appropriate discipline, or be removed from office with termination of compensation for willful or persistent failure to perform judicial duties or for other conduct unbecoming a member of the judiciary demonstrating a present unfitness to hold office, or be involuntarily retired for any permanent disability that seriously interferes with the performance of judicial duties. Malafides, scienter or moral turpitude on the part of a justice or judge shall not be required for removal from office of a justice or judge whose conduct demonstrates a present unfitness to hold office. After the filing of a formal proceeding and upon request of the investigative panel, the supreme court may suspend the justice or judge from office, with or without compensation, pending final determination of the inquiry. (2) The supreme court may award costs to the prevailing party. (d) REMOVAL POWER. The power of removal conferred by this section shall be both alternative and cumulative to the power of impeachment. (e) PROCEEDINGS INVOLVING SUPREME COURT JUSTICE. Notwithstanding any of the foregoing provisions of this section, if the person who is the subject of proceedings by the judicial qualifications commission is a justice of the supreme court of Florida all justices of such court automatically shall be disqualified to sit as justices of such court with respect to all proceedings therein concerning such person and the supreme court for such purposes shall be composed of a panel consisting of the seven chief judges of the judicial circuits of the state of Florida most senior in tenure of judicial office as circuit judge. For purposes of determining seniority of such circuit judges in the event there be judges of equal tenure in 000C9L70830 THCRNPAGE 2 OF 3

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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 Page 9B 0830 THCRN000C9L9PAGE 3 OF 3judicial office as circuit judge the judge or judges from the lower numbered circuit or circuits shall be deemed senior. In the event any such chief circuit judge is under investigation by the judicial qualifications commission or is otherwise disqualified or unable to serve on the panel, the next most senior chief circuit judge or judges shall serve in place of such disqualified or disabled chief circuit judge. (f) SCHEDULE TO SECTION 12. (1) Except to the extent inconsistent with the provisions of this section, all provisions of law and rules of court in force on the effective date of this article shall continue in effect until superseded in the manner authorized by the constitution. (2) After this section becomes effective and until adopted by rule of the commission consistent with it: a. The commission shall be divided, as determined by the chairperson, into one investigative panel and one hearing panel to meet the responsibilities set forth in this section. b. The investigative panel shall be composed of: 1. Four judges, 2. Two members of the bar of Florida, and 3. Three non-lawyers. c. The hearing panel shall be composed of: 1. Two judges, 2. Two members of the bar of Florida, and 3. Two non-lawyers. d. Membership on the panels may rotate in a manner determined by the rules of the commission provided that no member shall vote as a member of the investigative and hearing panel on the same proceeding. e. The commission shall hire separate staff for each panel. f. The members of the commission shall serve for staggered terms of six years. g. The terms of office of the present members of the judicial qualifications commission shall expire upon the effective date of the amendments to this section approved by the legislature during the regular session of the legislature in 1996 and new members shall be appointed to serve the following staggered terms: 1. Group I.The terms of five members, composed of two electors as set forth in s. 12(a)(1)c. of Article V, one member of the bar of Florida as set forth in s. 12(a)(1)b. of Article V, one judge from the district courts of appeal and one circuit judge as set forth in s. 12(a)(1)a. of Article V, shall expire on December 31, 1998. 2. Group II.The terms of five members, composed of one elector as set forth in s. 12(a)(1)c. of Article V, two members of the bar of Florida as set forth in s. 12(a)(1)b. of Article V, one circuit judge and one county judge as set forth in s. 12(a)(1)a. of Article V shall expire on December 31, 2000. 3. Group III.The terms of five members, composed of two electors as set forth in s. 12(a)(1)c. of Article V, one member of the bar of Florida as set forth in s. 12(a)(1)b., one judge from the district courts of appeal and one county judge as set forth in s. 12(a)(1)a. of Article V, shall expire on December 31, 2002. g. h. An appointment to fill a vacancy of the commission shall be for the remainder of the term. h. i. Selection of members by district courts of appeal judges, circuit judges, and county court judges, shall be by no less than a majority of the members voting at the respective courts conferences. Selection of members by the board of governors of the bar of Florida shall be by no less than a majority of the board. i. j. The commission shall be entitled to recover the costs of investigation and prosecution, in addition to any penalty levied by the supreme court. j. k. The compensation of members and referees shall be the travel expenses or transportation and per diem allowance as provided by general law. NO. 6 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE I, SECTION 28 (Legislative) Ballot Title: PROHIBITION ON PUBLIC FUNDING OF ABORTIONS; CONSTRUCTION OF ABORTION RIGHTS. Ballot Summary: This proposed amendment provides that public funds may not be expended for any abortion or for health-benefits coverage that includes coverage of abortion. This prohibition does not apply to an expenditure required by federal law, a case in which a woman suffers from a physical disorder, physical injury, or physical illness that would place her in danger of death unless an abortion is performed, or a case of rape or incest. This proposed amendment provides that the State Constitution may not be interpreted to create broader rights to an abortion than those contained in the United States Constitution. With respect to abortion, this proposed amendment overrules court decisions which conclude that the right of privacy under Article I, Section 23 of the State Constitution is broader in scope than that of the United States Constitution. Full Text: ARTICLE I DECLARATION OF RIGHTS SECTION 28. Prohibition on public funding of abortions; construction of abortion rights. (a) Public funds may not be expended for any abortion or for health-benefits coverage that includes coverage of abortion. This subsection does not apply to: (1) An expenditure required by federal law; (2) A case in which a woman suffers from a physical disorder, physical injury, or physical illness, including a life-endangering, physical condition caused by or arising from the pregnancy itself, whi ch would, as certified by a physician, place the woman in danger of death unless an abortion is perform ed; or (3) A pregnancy that results from rape or incest. (b) This constitution may not be interpreted to create broader rights to an abortion than those contained in the United States Constitution. NO. 8 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE I, SECTION 3 (Legislative) Ballot Title: RELIGIOUS FREEDOM. Ballot Summary: Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution providing that no individual or entity may be denied, on the basis of religious identity or belief, governmental benefits, funding or other support, except as required by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, and deleting the prohibition against using revenues from the public treasury directly or indirectly in aid of any church, sect, or religious denomination or in aid of any sectarian institution. Full Text: ARTICLE I DECLARATION OF RIGHTS SECTION 3. Religious freedom.There shall be no law respecting the establishment of religion or prohibiting or penalizing the free exercise thereof. Religious freedom shall not justify practices inconsistent with public morals, peace, or safety. Except to the extent required by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, neither the government nor any agent of the government may deny to a ny individual or entity the benefits of any program, funding, or other support on the basis of religiou s identity or belief. No revenue of the state or any political subdivision or agency thereof shall ever be taken from the public treasury directly or indirectly in aid of any church, sect, or religious denomination or in aid of any sectarian institution. NO. 9 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE VII, SECTION 6 ARTICLE XII, SECTION 32 (Legislative) Ballot Title: HOMESTEAD PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION FOR SURVIVING SPOUSE OF MILITARY VETERAN OR FIRST RESPONDER. Ballot Summary: Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to authorize the Legislature to provide by general law ad valorem homestead property tax relief to the surviving spouse of a military veteran who died from service-connected causes while on active duty or to the surviving spouse of a first responder who died in the line of duty. The amendment authorizes the Legislature to totally exempt or partially exempt such surviving spouses homestead property from ad valorem taxation. The amendment defines a first responder as a law enforcement officer, a correctional officer, a firefighter, an emergency medical technician, or a paramedic. This amendment shall take effect January 1, 2013. Full Text: ARTICLE VII FINANCE AND TAXATION SECTION 6. Homestead exemptions. (a) Every person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate and maintains thereon the permanent residence of the owner, or another legally or naturally dependent upon the owner, shall be exempt from taxation thereon, except assessments for special benefits, up to the assessed valuation of twenty-five thousand dollars and, for all levies other than school district levies, on the assessed valuation greater than fifty thousand dollars and up to seventy-five thousand dollars, upon establishment of right thereto in the manner prescribed by law. The real estate may be held by legal or equitable title, by the entireties, jointly, in common, as a condominium, or indirectly by stock ownership or membership representing the owners or members proprietary interest in a corporation owning a fee or a leasehold initially in excess of ninety-eight years. The exemption shall not apply with respect to any assessment roll until such roll is first determined to be in compliance with the provisions of section 4 by a state agency designated by general law. This exemption is repealed on the effective date of any amendment to this Article which provides for the assessment of homestead property at less than just value. (b) Not more than one exemption shall be allowed any individual or family unit or with respect to any residential unit. No exemption shall exceed the value of the real estate assessable to the owner or, in case of ownership through stock or membership in a corporation, the value of the proportion which the interest in the corporation bears to the assessed value of the property. (c) By general law and subject to conditions specified therein, the Legislature may provide to renters, who are permanent residents, ad valorem tax relief on all ad valorem tax levies. Such ad valorem tax relief shall be in the form and amount established by general law. (d) The legislature may, by general law, allow counties or municipalities, for the purpose of their respective tax levies and subject to the provisions of general law, to grant an additional homestead tax exemption not exceeding fifty thousand dollars to any person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate and maintains thereon the permanent residence of the owner and who has attained age sixty-five and whose household income, as defined by general law, does not exceed twenty thousand dollars. The general law must allow counties and municipalities to grant this additional exemption, within the limits prescribed in this subsection, by ordinance adopted in the manner prescribed by general law, and must provide for the periodic adjustment of the income limitation prescribed in this subsection for changes in the cost of living. (e) Each veteran who is age 65 or older who is partially or totally permanently disabled shall receive a discount from the amount of the ad valorem tax otherwise owed on homestead property the veteran owns and resides in if the disability was combat related, the veteran was a resident of this state at the time of entering the military service of the United States, and the veteran was honorably discharged upon separation from military service. The discount shall be in a percentage equal to the percentage of the veterans permanent, service-connected disability as determined by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. To qualify for the discount granted by this subsection, an applicant must submit to the county property appraiser, by March 1, proof of residency at the time of entering military service, an official letter from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs stating the percentage of the veterans service-connected disability and such evidence that reasonably identifies the disability as combat related, and a copy of the veterans honorable discharge. If the property appraiser denies the request for a discount, the appraiser must notify the applicant in writing of the reasons for the denial, and the veteran may reapply. The Legislature may, by general law, waive the annual application requirement in subsequent years. This subsection shall take effect December 7, 2006, is self-executing, and does not require implementing legislation. (f) By general law and subject to conditions and limitations specified therein, the Legislature may provide ad valorem tax relief equal to the total amount or a portion of the ad valorem tax otherwise owed on homestead property to the: (1) Surviving spouse of a veteran who died from servic e connected causes while on active duty as a member of the United States Armed Forces. (2) Surviving spouse of a first responder who died in the line of duty. (3) As used in this subsection and as further defined by general law, the term: a. First responder means a law enforcement officer, a correctional officer, a firefighter, an eme rgency medical technician, or a paramedic. b. In the line of duty means arising out of and in the actual performance of duty required by employment as a first responder. ARTICLE XII SCHEDULE SECTION 32. Advalorem tax relief for surviving spouses of veterans who died from servic e -connected causes and first responders who died in the line of duty This section and the amendment to Section 6 of Article VII permitting the legislature to provide ad valorem tax r elief to surviving spouses of veterans who died from servic e -connected causes and first responders who died in the line of duty shall take effect January 1, 2013. NO. 10 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE VII, SECTION 3 ARTICLE XII, SECTION 32 (Legislative) Ballot Title: TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION. Ballot Summary: Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to: (1)Provide an exemption from ad valorem taxes levied by counties, municipalities, school districts, and other local governments on tangible personal property if the assessed value of an owners tangible personal property is greater than $25,000 but less than $50,000. This new exemption, if approved by the voters, will take effect on January 1, 2013, and apply to the 2013 tax roll and subsequent tax rolls. (2) Authorize a county or municipality for the purpose of its respective levy, and as provided by general law, to provide tangible personal property tax exemptions by ordinance. This is in addition to other statewide tangible personal property tax exemptions provided by the Constitution and this amendment. Full Text: ARTICLE VII FINANCE AND TAXATION SECTION 3. Taxes; exemptions. (a) All property owned by a municipality and used exclusively by it for municipal or public purposes shall be exempt from taxation. A municipality, owning property outside the municipality, may be required by general law to make payment to the taxing unit in which the property is located. Such portions of property as are used predominantly for educational, literary, scientific, religious or charitable purposes may be exempted by general law from taxation. (b) There shall be exempt from taxation, cumulatively, to every head of a family residing in this state, household goods and personal effects to the value fixed by general law, not less than one thousand dollars, and to every widow or widower or person who is blind or totally and permanently disabled, property to the value fixed by general law not less than five hundred dollars. (c) Any county or municipality may, for the purpose of its respective tax levy and subject to the provisions of this subsection and general law, grant community and economic development ad valorem tax exemptions to new businesses and expansions of existing businesses, as defined by general law. Such an exemption may be granted only by ordinance of the county or municipality, and only after the electors of the county or municipality voting on such question in a referendum authorize the county or municipality to adopt such ordinances. An exemption so granted shall apply to improvements to real property made by or for the use of a new business and improvements to real property related to the expansion of an existing business and shall also apply to tangible personal property of such new business and tangible personal property related to the expansion of an existing business. The amount or limits of the amount of such exemption shall be specified by general law. The period of time for which such exemption may be granted to a new business or expansion of an existing business shall be determined by general law. The authority to grant such exemption shall expire ten years from the date of approval by the electors of the county or municipality, and may be renewable by referendum as provided by general law. (d) Any county or municipality may, for the purpose of its respective tax levy and subject to the provisions of this subsection and general law, grant historic preservation ad valorem tax exemptions to owners of historic properties. This exemption may be granted only by ordinance of the county or municipality. The amount or limits of the amount of this exemption and the requirements for eligible properties must be specified by general law. The period of time for which this exemption may be granted to a property owner shall be determined by general law. (e)(1) By general law and subject to conditions specif ied therein, twenty-five thousand dollars of the assessed value of tangible personal property is subject to tangible personal property tax shall be exempt from ad valorem taxation. Tangible personal property is also exempt from ad valorem taxation if the assessed value of such property is greater than twenty-five thousand dollars but less than fifty thousand dollars. (2) A county or municipality may, for the purposes of its respective tax levy, provide additional ta ngible personal property tax exemptions by ordinance, subject to this subsection and as provided in general law. (f) There shall be granted an ad valorem tax exemption for real property dedicated in perpetuity for conservation purposes, including real property encumbered by perpetual conservation easements or by other perpetual conservation protections, as defined by general law. (g) By general law and subject to the conditions specified therein, each person who receives a homestead exemption as provided in section 6 of this article; who was a member of the United States military or military reserves, the United States Coast Guard or its reserves, or the Florida National Guard; and who was deployed during the preceding calendar year on active duty outside the continental United States, Alaska, or Hawaii in support of military operations designated by the legislature shall receive an additional exemption equal to a percentage of the taxable value of his or her homestead property. The applicable percentage shall be calculated as the number of days during the preceding calendar year the person was deployed on active duty outside the continental United States, Alaska, or Hawaii in support of military operations designated by the legislature divided by the number of days in that year. ARTICLE XII SCHEDULE SECTION 32. Tangible personal property; ad valorem tax exemption.The amendment to Section 3 of Article VII providing that property is exempt from tangible personal property tax if the assessed va lue of such property is greater than twenty-five thousand dollars but less than fifty thousand dollars shal l take effect January 1, 2013, and applies to assessments for tax years beginning on or after January 1, 20 13. NO. 11 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE VII, SECTION 6 (Legislative) Ballot Title: ADDITIONAL HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION; LOW-INCOME SENIORS WHO MAINTAIN LONG-TERM RESIDENCY ON PROPERTY; EQUAL TO ASSESSED VALUE. Ballot Summary: Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to authorize the Legislature, by general law and subject to conditions set forth in the general law, to allow counties and municipalities to grant an additional homestead tax exemption equal to the assessed value of homestead property if the property has a just value less than $250,000 to an owner who has maintained permanent residency on the property for not less than 25 years, who has attained age 65, and who has a low household income as defined by general law. Full Text: ARTICLE VII FINANCE AND TAXATION SECTION 6. Homestead exemptions. (a) Every person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate and maintains thereon the permanent residence of the owner, or another legally or naturally dependent upon the owner, shall be exempt from taxation thereon, except assessments for special benefits, up to the assessed valuation of twenty-five thousand dollars and, for all levies other than school district levies, on the assessed valuation greater than fifty thousand dollars and up to seventy-five thousand dollars, upon establishment of right thereto in the manner prescribed by law. The real estate may be held by legal or equitable title, by the entireties, jointly, in common, as a condominium, or indirectly by stock ownership or membership representing the owners or members proprietary interest in a corporation owning a fee or a leasehold initially in excess of ninetyeight years. The exemption shall not apply with respect to any assessment roll until such roll is first determined to be in compliance with the provisions of section 4 by a state agency designated by general law. This exemption is repealed on the effective date of any amendment to this Article which provides for the assessment of homestead property at less than just value. (b) Not more than one exemption shall be allowed any individual or family unit or with respect to any residential unit. No exemption shall exceed the value of the real estate assessable to the owner or, in case of ownership through stock or membership in a corporation, the value of the proportion which the interest in the corporation bears to the assessed value of the property. (c) By general law and subject to conditions specified therein, the Legislature may provide to renters, who are permanent residents, ad valorem tax relief on all ad valorem tax levies. Such ad valorem tax relief shall be in the form and amount established by general law. (d) The legislature may, by general law, allow counties or municipalities, for the purpose of their respective tax levies and subject to the provisions of general law, to grant either or both of the following an additional homestead tax exemptions : (1) An exemption not exceeding fifty thousand dollars to any person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate and maintains thereon the permanent residence of the owner and who has attained age sixty-five and whose household income, as defined by general law, does not exceed twenty thousand dollars; or-. (2) An exemption equal to the assessed value of the property to any person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate with a just value less than two hundred and fifty thousand dollars an d who has maintained thereon the permanent residence of the owner for not less than twenty-five years and who has attained age sixty-five and whose household income does not exceed the income limitation prescribed in paragraph (1). The general law must allow counties and municipalities to grant these this additional exemptions exemption, within the limits prescribed in this subsection, by ordinance adopted in the manner prescribed by general law, and must provide for the periodic adjustment of the income limitation prescribed in this subsection for changes in the cost of living. (e) Each veteran who is age 65 or older who is partially or totally permanently disabled shall receive a discount from the amount of the ad valorem tax otherwise owed on homestead property the veteran owns and resides in if the disability was combat related, the veteran was a resident of this state at the time of entering the military service of the United States, and the veteran was honorably discharged upon separation from military service. The discount shall be in a percentage equal to the percentage of the veterans permanent, service-connected disability as determined by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. To qualify for the discount granted by this subsection, an applicant must submit to the county property appraiser, by March 1, proof of residency at the time of entering military service, an official letter from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs stating the percentage of the veterans service-connected disability and such evidence that reasonably identifies the disability as combat related, and a copy of the veterans honorable discharge. If the property appraiser denies the request for a discount, the appraiser must notify the applicant in writing of the reasons for the denial, and the veteran may reapply. The Legislature may, by general law, waive the annual application requirement in subsequent years. This subsection shall take effect December 7, 2006, is self-executing, and does not require implementing legislation. NO. 12 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ARTICLE IX, SECTION 7 (Legislative) Ballot Title: APPOINTMENT OF STUDENT BODY PRESIDENT TO BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM. Ballot Summary: Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to replace the president of the Florida Student Association with the chair of the council of state university student body presidents as the student member of the Board of Governors of the State University System and to require that the Board of Governors organize such council of state university student body presidents. Full Text: ARTICLE IX EDUCATION SECTION 7. State University System. (a) PURPOSES. In order to achieve excellence through teaching students, advancing research and providing public service for the benefit of Floridas citizens, their communities and economies, the people hereby establish a system of governance for the state university system of Florida. (b) STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM. There shall be a single state university system comprised of all public universities. A board of trustees shall administer each public university and a board of governors shall govern the state university system. (c) LOCAL BOARDS OF TRUSTEES. Each local constituent university shall be administered by a board of trustees consisting of thirteen members dedicated to the purposes of the state university system. The board of governors shall establish the powers and duties of the boards of trustees. Each board of trustees shall consist of six citizen members appointed by the governor and five citizen members appointed by the board of governors. The appointed members shall be confirmed by the senate and serve staggered terms of five years as provided by law. The chair of the faculty senate, or the equivalent, and the president of the student body of the university shall also be members. (d) STATEWIDE BOARD OF GOVERNORS. The board of governors shall be a body corporate consisting of seventeen members. The board shall operate, regulate, control, and be fully responsible for the management of the whole university system. These responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to, defining the distinctive mission of each constituent university and its articulation with free public schools and community colleges, ensuring the well-planned coordination and operation of the system, and avoiding wasteful duplication of facilities or programs. The boards management shall be subject to the powers of the legislature to appropriate for the expenditure of funds, and the board shall account for such expenditures as provided by law. The governor shall appoint to the board fourteen citizens dedicated to the purposes of the state university system. The appointed members shall be confirmed by the senate and serve staggered terms of seven years as provided by law. The commissioner of education, the chair of the advisory council of faculty senates, or the equivalent, and the chair of the council of student body presidents, which council shall be organized by the board of governors and consist of all the studen t body presidents of the state university system president of the Florida student association, or the equivalent, shall also be members of the board.

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SS Real Estate Auctioneers. 5332-0830 PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF SUSPENSION Case No: 201202746 TO: Richard A. Greene ANotice of Suspension to suspend your license and eligibility for licensure has been filed against you. You have the right to request a hearing pursuant to Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes, by mailing a request for same to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Licensing, Post Office Box 3168, Tallahassee, Florida 32315-3168. If a request for hearing is not received by 21 days from the date of the last publication, the right to hearing in this matter will be waived and the Department will dispose of this cause in accordance with law. August 9, 16, 23 & 30 5357-0830 TWN PUBLIC NOTICE REGISTRATION AND NOTICE TO SHOW CAUSE Pursuant to Section 98.075(2), Florida statutes, notice is given to the following person(s) to show cause why they should not be disqualified as a registered voter: Misc. Notices Misc. Notices Misc. Notices Pfirrman, Lauren KL Last known address of 25 Maido St., Crawfordville, FL32327 Farmer, Rufus L. Last known address of 154 Richard Creech Rd., Crawfordville, FL32327 Coates, William G. Last known address of 15 Vertie-Mae Rd., Crawfordville, FL32327 The above individual(s) is/are notified to show cause why his/her name should not be removed from the voter registration rolls. Failure to respond within 30 days of this published notice will result in a determination of ineligibility by the Supervisor of Elections and removal of your name from the statewide voter registration system. For further information and instructions, contact the Supervisor of Elections at (850) 926-7575. Henry F. Wells, Wakulla County Supervisor of Elections P. O. Box 305 Crawfordville, Florida, 32326 August 30, 2012 Misc. Notices Misc. Notices Misc. Notices 5354-0906 TWN vs. Advanced Builders Case No. 2011 CA707 Amended Notice of Sale IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEON COUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO: 2011 CA707 DIVISION: CIRCUIT CIVIL CADENCE BANK, N.A., Plaintiff. v. ADVANCED BUILDERS & REMODELERS, INC. a Florida corporation; CAMELOT III, LLC, a Florida limited liability company; TRIM FAN, LLC a Florida limited liability company; JIMMYR. BENNETT; SHARYN R. BENNETT; COMMODORE COMMONS OF WAKULLA COUNTYPROPERTYOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC ., a dissolved Florida non-profit corporation; CAMELOT TOWNHOME OWNERSASSOCIATION, INC ., a Florida non-profit corporation; PEBBLE BROOKE SUBDIVISION HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. a Florida non-profit corporation; TALLAHASSEE STATE BANK; and CITYOF TALLAHASSEE, Defendants. AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE is given pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 11, 2012, an Order Cancelling and Rescheduling Sale dated July 10, 2012 and an Amended Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated August 10, 2012, in Case No.2011 CA707, of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit, in and for Leon County, Florida, in which Cadence Bank, N.A is the Plaintiff and Advanced Builders & Remodelers, Inc., Camelot III, LLC, Trim Fan, LLC Jimmy R. Bennett, Sharyn R. Bennett, Commodore Commons of Wakulla County Property Owners Association, Inc., Camelot Townhome OwnersAssociation, Inc., Pebble Brooke Subdivision Homeowners Association, Inc., Tallahassee State Bank and City of Tallahassee are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at Suite 100 of the Leon County Courthouse, in Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida at 11:00 a.m. on September 27, 2012, the property, in the order as set forth in the Amended Final Judgment of Foreclosure, including property located in both Leon County, Florida and Wakulla County, Florida, and more particularly described as follows: Leon County (Lot 6-G Pebble Brooke) Loan #60608315 LOT6, BLOCK G IN PEBBLE BROOKE, ASUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 17, PAGE(S) 44 -48, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEON COUNTY, FLORIDA. (Lot 7-G Pebble Brooke) Loan #60608323 LOT7, BLOCK G IN PEBBLE BROOKE, ASUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 17, PAGE(S) 44 -48, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEON COUNTY, FLORIDA. (Lot 8-G Pebble Brooke) Loan #60608331 LOT8, BLOCK G IN PEBBLE BROOKE, ASUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 17, PAGE(S) 44 -48, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEON COUNTY, FLORIDA. (Pebble Brooke Lots) Loan #60723319 THE FOLLOWING LOTS IN PEBBLE BROOKE, ASUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLATTHEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 17, PAGE(S) 44 -48, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEON COUNTY, FLORIDA: BLOCK B: LOTS 13-22 BLOCK H: LOTS 1-2, 6-9 AND W akulla County (Camelot Lots) Loan #60723319 LOTS 11-41, CAMELOTPHASE III, ACCORDING TO THE PLATTHEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 4, PAGE(S) 32, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. DATED: August 20, 2012 BOBINZER,Clerk of the Circuit Court By:/s/ Tesha DeMuth, Deputy Clerk (SEAL) Michael P. Bist Gardner, Bist, Wiener, Wadsworth, Bowden, Bush, Dee, LaVia, & Wright, P.A. 1300 Thomaswood Drive Tallahassee, Florida 32308 August 30 & September 6, 2012 Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices

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Page 12B THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 www.thewakullanews.com Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices 5344-0830 TWN Vs. Shepherd, Cheryl and Mark 65-2012-CA-000142 Notice of Action PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE SECOND JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 65-2012-CA-000142 FEDERALNATIONALMORTGAGE ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. CHERYLL. SHEPHERD, MARK SHEPHERD, UNKOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION #1 and #2, et. al. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: MARK SHEPHERD (Last Known Address) 4 CHOCTAW ROAD CRAWFORDVILLE, FL32327 873 BIRCH STREET ALCOA, TN 37701 1523 BERWYN DR. MARYVILLE, TN 37803 3630 STEEPLECHASE RD. WESLEYCHAPEL, FL33543 (Current Residence Unknown) if living, and ALLOTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES, including, if a named Defendant is deceased, the personal representatives, the surviving spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and all other parties claiming, by, through, under or against that Defendant, and all claimants, persons or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status is unknown, claiming under any of the above named or described Defendants YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: LOT 1 AND 68 OF BLOCK 15, OF WAKULLAGARDENS, AS SHOWN BYPLAT OF SAID SUBDIVISION RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 39, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Brian L. Rosaler, Esquire, POPKIN & ROSALER, P.A., 1701 West Hillsboro Boulevard, Suite 400, Deerfield Beach, FL33442., Attorney for Plaintiff, on or before September 21, 2012, a date which is within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this No5345-0830 TWN Vs. Cruzado, Ricky 2008-CA-000224 Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE SECOND JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDACIVILDIVISION Case No.: 2008-CA-000224 Division: NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC Plaintiff, v. RICKYCRUZADO; MAYRASANTIAGO; UNKNOWN TENANT#1, Defendants, NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment dated July 18, 2012 entered in Civil Case No.: 2008-CA-000224, of the Circuit Court of the SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT in and for Wakulla County, Florida, wherein NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC is Plaintiff, and RICKYCRUZADO; MAYRASANTIAGO; UNKNOWN TENANT#1, are Defendants. I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at 1 1:00 a.m. at front lobby of the Courthouse, 3056 Crawfordville Hwy, Crawfordville, FL32327 on the 13th day of September, 2012the following described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment, to wit: LOT 12, BLOCK T, HUDSON HEIGHTS, UNIT 4, ADDITION TO CRAWFORDVILLE ACCORDING TO THE MAPOR PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 38, PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA. This property is located at the Street address of: 102 DOGWOOD DRIVE, CRAWFORDVILLE, FL32327. If you are a person 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. After 60 days, only the owner of record as of the date of the lis pendens may claim the surplus. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on July 18, 2012 (COURTSEAL) BRENTX. THURMOND CLERK OF THE COURT By; /s/ Desiree D. Willis, Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintif f: Elizabeth R. Wellborn, P.A. 350 Jim Moran Blvd. Suite 100, Deerfield Beach, FL33442 Telephone: (954) 354-3544,Facsimile: (954) 354-3545 IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, 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 Office of Court Administration at (850) 577-4401, or at the Leon County Courthouse, Room 225, 301 S. Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL32301 at least 7 working days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Published two (2) times in the Wakulla News August 23 & 30, 2012 5345-0830 File No. 7992T-03963 5347-0830 TWN Vs. Parsons, William 65-2011-CA-000151 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE SECOND JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 65-2011-CA-000151 BRANCH BANKING AND TRUSTCOMPANY Plaintiff(s) vs. 5348-0830 TWN vs. JOKI, KRISHNAKUMAR Case No.65-2012-CA-000178 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE SECOND JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVILACTION CASE NO.: 65-2012-CA-000178, DIVISION: WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. : KRISHNAKUMAR A. JOKI A/K/AJ. A. KRISHNAKUMAR, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: KRISHNAKUMAR, JOKI A/K/AJ.A. KRISHNAKUMAR LASTKNOWN ADDRESS:73 DOGWOOD FORESTROAD CRAWFORDVILLE, FL32327-0589 CURRENTADDRESS : UNKNOWN HEMARANI R. KANTHALU A/K/AK. R. HEMARANI LASTKNOWN ADDRESS: 73 DOGWOOD FORESTROAD CRAWFORDVILLE, FL32327-0589 CURRENTADDRESS: UNKNOWN ANYAND ALLUNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUALDEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAYCLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS LASTKNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN CURRENTADDRESS : UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in WAKULLACounty, Florida: LOT 22, SPRINGBROOK FARMS, ASUBDIVISION AS PER MAPOR PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 118-120 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Ronald R. Wolfe & Associates, P.L. Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 4919 Memorial Highway, Suite 200, Tampa, Florida 33634, and file the original with 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 or petition. This notice shall be published once each week for two consecutive weeks in The W akulla News. WITNESS MYHAND and the seal of this Court on this _____ day of __________, 2012. Brent X. Thurmond, Clerk of the Circuit Court (seal) By: /s/ __________________, Deputy Clerk **See Americans with Disabilities Act. Any persons with a disability requiring reasonable accommodations should call Clerk of Circuit Court at (850) 926-0905 Published two (2) times in The Wakulla News AUGUST23 & 30, 2012 F12007587 5351-0906 TWN Estate of Ernest Theurer Case No. 12-79-CPNotice To Creditors IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE SECOND JUDICIALCIRCUIT IN AND FOR WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION Case N.: 12-79-CP IN RE: The Estate of Ernest Edward Theurer, III Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Ernest Edward Theurer III, deceased, whose date of death was July 13, 2012, and the last four digits of whose social security number are 8403, is pending in the Circuit Court for Wakulla County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 3056 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, FL32327 0337. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents 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 FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is August 30, 2012 Attorney for Personal Representative:Personal Representative: Jean Theurer 281 SW 129th Terrace Newberry, Florida 32669-2783 Michelle L. Farkas Attorney for Jean Theurer Florida Bar Number: 25952 HOWARD M ROSENBLATT, P.A. 2830 NW 41 Street, Suite I Gainesville, Florida 32606 Telephone: (352) 373 7100 Fax: (352) 373 7320 Published two (2) times in The Wakulla News August 30 & September 6, 2012 SECONDS WEST 735.81 FEET TO A1 INCH IRON PIPE LYING ON THE EASTERLY MAINTAINED RIGHT-OF-WAYOF REVADEE SPEARS ROAD, THENCE RUN NORTH 03 DEGREES 58 MINUTES 13 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID MAINTAINED RIGHT-OF-WAY576.08 FEET TO A5/8 INCH RE-ROD (MARKED #7 160), THENCE LEAVING SAID MAINTAINED RIGHT-OF-WAYRUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 43 MINUTES 34 SECONDS EAST 765.19 FEET TO A4 INCH BY4 INCH CONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE RUN SOUTH 01 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 26 SECONDS EAST 569.92 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. A/K/AARIANACOVE, CRAWFORDVILLE, FL32327 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60)days after the sale. WITNESS MYHAND and the seal of this Court on August 16, 2012. Brent X. Thurmond Clerk of the Circuit Court (seal) By: /s/ Desiree D. Willis, Deputy Clerk **See Americans with Disabilities Act. Any persons with a disability requiring reasonable accommodations should call Clerk of Circuit Court at (850) 926-0905. Published two (2) times in The Wakulla News August 30 & September 6, 2012 G10080266 5353-0906 TWN vs. Harrell, Tracy N. Case No. 65-2010-CA-000282 Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE SECOND JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDAGENERALJURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 65-2010-CA-000282 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING LPF/K/ACOUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, Plaintiff, vs. TRACYN. HARRELLA/K/ATRACYHARRELLA/K/ATRACYNICOLE HARRELLAND BRANDON T. DEJAYNES A/K/ABRANDON DEJAYNES A/K/ABRANDON THOMAS DEJAYNES, et. al. Defendant NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 18, 2012, and entered in 65-2010-CA-000282 of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for Wakulla County, Florida, wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING LP F/K/ACOUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, is the Plaintiff and TRACYN HARRELLA/K/ATRACYHARRELLA/K/ATRACYNICOLE HARRELL; BRANDON T. DEJAYNES A/K/ABRANDON DEJAYNES A/K/ABRANDON THOMAS DEJAYNES; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF BRANDON T. DEJAYNES A/K/ABRANDON DEJAYNES A/K/A BRANDON THOMAS DEJAYNES; JOHN DOE; JANE DOE; AMYDENISE LALONDE; BRYAN DOLPHIS LALONDE; WAKULLABANK are the Defendants. Brent Thurmond as The Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 3056 Crawfordville Hwy., the Front lobby Wakulla County Courthouse, Crawfordville, FL32327, at 11:00 a.m. on September 13, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 22, WALKERS CROSSING COMMENCING AT ACONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 8, TOWNSHIP3 SOUTH, RANGE 1 WEST, WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 54 MINUTES 47 SECONDS ALONG THE NORTH BOUNDARYOF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION 8, ADISTANCE OF 1,697.41 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 00 DEGREES 07 MINUTES 22 SECONDS WEST 360.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING THENCE RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 54 MINUTES 47 SECONDS EAST 198.19 FEET TO THE CENTERLINE OF A60.00 FOOT ROADWAYEASEMENT ; THENCE RUN SOUTH 03 DEGREES 14 MINUTES 47 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID CENTERLINE, 212.39 FEET TO APOINT OF CURVE TO THE LEFT; THENCE RUN SOUTHEASTERLYALONG SAID CENTERLINE AND ALONG SAID CURVE WITH ARADIUS OF 231.49 FEET THRU A CENTRALANGLE OF 15 DEGREES 23 MINUTES 31 SECONDS, FOR AN ARC DISTANCE OF 62.19 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 75 DEGREES 41 MINUTES 50 SECONDS WEST, 229.82 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 07 MINUTES 22 SECONDS EAST, 330.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. SUBJECT TO AROADWAY EASEMENT OVER AND ACROSS THE EASTERLY30.00 FEET THEREOF. THE ABOVE LEGALDESCRIPTION BEING MORE RECENTLYSURVEYED BYTHURMAN RODDENBERRYAND ASSOCIATES, DATED APRIL4, 2002, UNDER JOB NO. 01-034, AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 8, TOWNSHIP3 SOUTH, RANGE 1 WEST, WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 57 MINUTES 47 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE NORTH BOUNDARYOF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION 8, ADISTANCE OF 1697.41 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 00 DEGREES 07 MINUTES 22 SECONDS WEST, 360.00 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT (MARKED #2919) MARKING THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 36 MINUTES 52 SECONDS EAST 200.49 FEET TO APOINT LYING ON THE CENTERLINE OF CHANCE COURT; THENCE RUN SOUTH 03 DEGREES 12 MINUTES 09 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID CENTERLINE ADISTANCE OF 212.88 FEET TO APOINT OF CURVE TO THE LEFT HAVING ARADIUS OF 231.49 FEET, THROUGH ACENTRALANGLE OF 15 DEGREES 15 MINUTES 38 SECONDS, FOR AN ARC DISTANCE OF 61.66 FEET, CHORD BEING SOUTH 11 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 42 SECONDS EAST 61.47 FEET; THENCE LEAVING SAID CENTERLINE RUN SOUTH 75 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 24 SECONDS WEST 232.20 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT (MARKED #2919); THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 07 MINUTES 22 SECONDS EAST 330.01 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH A 1998 OR 1999 HOMES OF LEGEND SINGLE -WIDE VIN #HL9774AL. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 31st day of July, 2012. Brent Thurmond, As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Desiree D. Willis, As Deputy Clerk (COURTSEAL) IMPORT ANT 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 Susan Wilson, ADACoordinator, 301 South Monroe Street, Tallahasse, FL32301 850.577.4401, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Published two (2) times in The Wakulla News August 30 & September 6, 2012 1105421 Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices 5352-0906 TWN vs. Smith, John W. Case NO.: 652008FC000259 Foreclosure IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE SECOND JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVILACTION CASE NO.: 65-2008-FC-000259 DIVISION: INDYMAC FEDERALBANK FSB, Plaintiff, vs. : JOHN W. SMITH, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated August 14, 2012 and entered in Case NO. 65-2008-FC-000259 of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for WAKULLACounty, Florida wherein INDYMAC FEDERALBANK, FSB, is the Plaintiff and JOHN W. SMITH; BOBBYRAYSMITH, AS AN HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF JOHN W. SMITH A/K/AJOHN WESLEYSMITH DECEASED; HERBERTLAMAR SMITH, AS AN HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF JOHN W. SMITH A/K/AJOHN WESLEYSMITH DECEASED; WESLEYSMITH, AS AN HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF JOHN W. SMITH A/K/AJOHN WESLEYSMITH DECEASED; STACYSMITH, AS AN HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF JOHN W. SMITH A/K/AJOHN WESLEYSMITH DECEASED; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at FRONT LOBBYOF THE WAKULLACOUNTYCOURTHOUSE AT11:00AM, on the 4th day of October, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 3 COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 18, T3S, R1W, AS MARKED BYACONCRETE MONUMENT NO.1254, AND ACCEPTED BYCERTIFIED CORNER RECORD NO. 32915, AND RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 25 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE SECTION LINE 653.09 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE RUN NORTH 01 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 43 SECONDS WEST 874.57 FEET TO AN IRON PIPE MARKING THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LANDS DESCRIBED IN OFFICIALRECORDS BOOK 119, PAGE 984 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA, SAID POINT BEING THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING RUN THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 53 MINUTES 33 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID SOUTH BOUNDARY377.09 FEET THENCE LEAVING SAID SOUTH BOUNDARYRUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 59 MINUTES 21 SECONDS WEST 552.44 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 48 MINUTES 17 SECONDS EAST 60.76 FEET, THENCE NORTH 02 DEGREES 42 MINUTES 56 SECONDS EAST 20.02 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 48 MINUTES 11 SECONDS EAST 315.08 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING THE EASTERLYBOUNDARYOF SAID LANDS DESCRIBED IN OFFICIALRECORDS BOOK 119, PAGE 984, THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 59 MINUTES 21 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID EASTERLYBOUNDARY 570.45 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. THE EASTERLYAND SOUTHERLY40.00 THEREOF BEING SUBJECT TO AROADWAY EASEMENT. RESERVING UNTO THE GRANTOR HEREIN AROADWAYEASEMENT OVER THE EASTERLYAND SOUTHERLY40.00 FEET THEREOF. TOGETHER WITH AN EASEMENT FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS OVER AND ACROSS THE SOUTHERLY40 FEET OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY: COMMENCE AT A4 INCH BY4 INCH CONCRETE MONUMENT (MARKED #1254) MARKING THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 18, TOWNSHIP3 SOUTH, RANGE 1 WEST, WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDAAND RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 53 MINUTES 03 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE SOUTH BOUNDARYOF SAID SECTION 18, ADISTANCE OF 653.04 FEET TO A4 INCH BY4 INCH CONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE RUN NORTH 01 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 26 SECONDS WEST 874.64 FEET TO A1 INCH IRON PIPE MARKING THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 54 MINUTES 19 WILLIAM J. PARSONS; et al., Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 18, 2012, and entered in Case No. 65-2011-CA-000151 of the Circuit Court of the 2ND Judicial Circuit in and for Wakulla County, Florida, wherein BRANCH BANKING AND TRUSTCOMPANYis the Plaintiff and LAURAETTAGENTRYand WILLIAM J. PARSONS, JANE D. PARSON and UNKNOWN TENANTS n/k/a MATTGORE are the Defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the front lobby of the Wakulla County Courthouse, 3056 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, FL, at 11:00 a.m. on the 13th day of September, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Order of Final Judgment, to wit: LOTS 1 AND 2 AND 3, BLOCK F, SOUTH TOWN OF PANACEA, ASUBDIVISION AS PER MAPOR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 7 AND 7AOF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA and commonly known as: 206 CLARK DR. P ANACEA, FL 32346 IF YOU ARE APERSON CLAIMING ARIGHTTO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUSTFILE ACLAIM WITH THE CLERK OF COURTNO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAILTO FILE ACLAIM, YOU WILLNOTBE ENTITLED TO ANYREMAINING FUNDS. AFTER 60 DAYS, ONLYTHE OWNER OF RECORD AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MAYCLAIM THE SURPLUS. DATED at Wakulla County, Florida this 18th day of July, 2012. BRENTX. THURMOND, Clerk, County, Florida (SEAL) By: /s/ Desiree D. Willis, Deputy Clerk In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons in need of a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding shall, within seven (7) days prior to any proceeding, contact the Administrative Office of the Court, Wakulla County, 3056 CRAWFORDVILLE HIGHWAY, CRAWFORDVILLE, FL, 32327 -County Phone 850-926-0905 EXT. 223, TDD 1-800-955-8771 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. 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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 Page 13B tice in the Wakulla News 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. IF YOU ARE APERSON WITH ADISABILITYWHO NEEDS ANYACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, ATNO COST TO YOU, TO THE PROVISIONS OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE CONTACTTHE CLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURTATTHE WAKULLACOUNTYCOURTHOUSE, 3056 CRAWFORDVILLE HIGHWAY, CRAWFORDVILLE, FL32327, TELEPHONE (850) 926-0905 WITHIN TWO (2) WORKING DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPTOF THIS NOTICE; IF YOU ARE HEARING IMPAIRED OR VOICE IMPAIRED, CALL1-800-955-8771. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 20th day of July, 2012. BRENTX. THURMOND, As Clerk of the Court (COURTSEAL) By: /s/ Glenda Porter, As Deputy Clerk August 23 & 30, 2012 12-33532 5344-0830 Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices 5326-0830 TWN vs.Lundy, William 65-2009-CA-000440Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE SECOND JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDAGENERALJURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 65-2009-CA-000440 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/ACOUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., Plaintiff, vs. WILLIAM E. LUNDY, et. al. Defendant NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 18, 2012, and entered in 65-2009-CA000440 of the Circuit Court of the second Judicial Circuit in and for Wakulla County, Florida, wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/ACOUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., is the Plaintiff and WILLIAM E. LUNDY; CHASE BANK USA, NATIONALASSOCIATION are the Defendants. Brent Thurmond as the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 3056 Crawfordville Hwy., the Front Door, Wakulla County Courthouse, Crawfordville, FL 32327, at 11:00 a.m. on September 20, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 12, WAKULLARANCHETTES, MORE PARTICULARLYDESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 50 OF THE HARTSFIELD SURVEYOF LANDS IN WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA, AND THENCE RUN NORTH 16 DEGREES 15 MINUTES 27 SECONDS WEST 147.37 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT ON THE NORTHERLYRIGHT-OF-WAYOF U. S. HIGHWAYNO 98 (STATE ROAD NO. 30), THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 16 DEGREES 15 MINUTES 27 SECONDS WEST 1857.90 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SAID LOT 50, THENCE RUN NORTH 72 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 33 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE NORTH BOUNDARYOF THE SOUTH HALF OF SAID LOT 50 ADISTANCE OF 1,311.59 FEET FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING CONTINUE NORTH 72 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 33 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE NORTH BOUNDARYOF THE SOUTH HALF OF SAID LOT 50 ADISTANCE OF 327.38 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 16 DEGREES 15 MINUTES 27 SECONDS EAST 931.91 FEET TO THE CENTER POINT OF ACUL-DE-SAC (SAID CUL-DE-SAC HAVING A50.00 FOOT RADIUS) AND TO THE CENTER LINE OF A 60.00 FOOT ROADWAYEASEMENT, THENCE RUN SOUTH 72 DEGREES 36 MINUTES 46 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID CENTER LINE 327.37 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 16 DEGREES 15 MINUTES 27 SECONDS WEST 931.32 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING CONTAINING 7.00 ACRES, MORE OR LESS. SUBJECT TO AROADWAYEASEMENT OVER AND ACROSS THE SOUTH 30.00 FEET THEREOF. ALSO SUBJECT TO CUL-DE-SAC EASEMENT IN THE SOUTHEAST CORNER THEREOF. LESS AND EXCEPT THE FOLLOWING: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF LOT 50, OF THE HARTSFIELD SURVEYOF LANDS IN WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE RUN NORTH 72 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 33 SECONDS EAST 1311.59 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING CONTINUE NORTH 72 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 33 SECONDS EAST 327.20 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT; THENCE SOUTH 16 DEGREES 21 MINUTES 23 SECONDS EAST 665.14 FEET TO AROD AND CAP; THENCE SOUTH 72 DEGREES 35 MINUTES 15 SECONDS WEST 327.17 FEET TO AROD AND CAP; THENCE NORTH 16 DEGREES 21 MINUTES 32 SECONDS WEST 664.69 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, CONTAINING 5.00 ACRES MORE OR LESS. TOGETHER WITH ACCESS EASEMENT MORE PARTICULARLYDESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: 5327-0830 TWN vs. Family Tides Case No. 2011-165CA IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 2011-165 CA HANCOCK BANK, Plaintiff, v. FAMILYTIDES INVESTMENTS, LLC, BRADLEYR. WILL, BRIAN K. WILL, DOUGLAS A. WILL, RICHARD GENTRY, DOUGLAS MARK HOLLEY, and ANYAND ALLUNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AGAINST, THE HEREIN NAMED DEFENDANTS WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAYCLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure, the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Wakulla County, Florida, will on September 20, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) in the lobby of the Wakulla County Courthouse located at 3056 Crawfordville Hwy, Crawfordville, FL32327, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes offer for sale, and sell to the highest and best bidder, the following described real properties situated in Wakulla County, Florida: LOT 2, OF FIDDLERS COVE, PHASE I, ASUBDIVISION AS PER MAPOR PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 84, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA. LOT 19, OF FIDDLERS COVE, PHASE I, ASUBDIVISION AS PER MAPOR PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 84, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim with the clerk of the court within 60 days after the sale. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Wakulla County Clerk of the Circuit Court, 3056 Crawfordville Hwy, Crawfordville, FL32327, (850) 926-0905 at least 7 days before the scheduled foreclosure sale, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. WITNESS my hand and the official seal of this Honorable Court this 19th day of July, 2012. BRENTX. THURMOND Clerk of the Circuit Court [SEALOF THE COURT] By:/s/Desiree D. Willis Deputy Clerk August 23 & 30, 2012 5328-0830 TWN Vs. Beard, Earl Case No: 2012-FC-000068 Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUITCOURTIN AND FOR WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 2012-FC-000068 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. EARLBEARD; DEBRADENISE BEARD A/K/ADEBRABEARD A/K/ADENISE BEARD A/K/ADEBRAD. BEARD; UNKNOWN TEANANTI; UNKNOWN TENANTII, and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the above-named Defendants, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Wakulla County, Florida, will on the 20th day of September, 2012, at 11:00 oclock A.M. at the Front door of the Wakulla Courthouse located in Crawfordville, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following-described property situate in Wakulla County, Florida: TRACT 24, CASORAESTATES UNIT NO. 2 (UNRECORDED) COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 90 OF THE HARTSFIELD SURVEYOF LANDS IN WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA, AND THENCE RUN NORTH 72 DEGREES 33 MINUTES 56 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE NORTH BOUNDARYOF SAID LOT 90 ADISTANCE OF 165.80 FEET TO THE EAST RIGHT OF WAYBOUNDARYOF CASORADRIVE, THENCE RUN SOUTH 47 DEGREES 43 MINUTES 04 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID EAST RIGHT OF WAYBOUNDARY335.61 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 50 DEGREES 59 MINUTES 04 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAYBOUNDARY213.11 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 72 DEGREES 33 MINUTES 50 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE SOUTHERLYRIGHT OF WAYBOUNDARYOF GLOVER DADDY ROAD 923.60 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING CONTINUE NORTH 72 DEGREES 33 MINUTES 50 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID SOUTHERLYRIGHT OF WAYBOUNDARY209.78 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE RUN SOUTH 16 DEGREES 44 MINUTES 08 SECONDS EAST 598.87 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE RUN SOUTH 29 DEGREES 36 MINUTES 33 SECONDS WEST 290.12 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT; THENCE RUN NORTH 16 DEGREES 43 MINUTES 32 SECONDS WEST 796.58 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above. Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 18th day of July, 2012. In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Court Administration at 3056 Crawfordville Hwy, Crawfordville, Florida 32328, telephone (904) 926-0905. not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service. CLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURT (COURTSEAL) By: /s/ Desiree D. Willis, Deputy Clerk August 23 & 30, 2012 5328-0830 5341-0906 TWN vs. KEVIN R. GABYCase No. 4:12-CV-00053-RH-WCS IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE DIVISION CASE NO. 4:12-CV-00053-RH-WCS CENTENNIALBANK, Plaintiff, vs. KEVIN R GABYa/k/a KEVIN RILEYGABY; KERRYR. GABY; and WILDWOOD COUNTRYCLUB PROPERTYOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN that under and by virtue of a Final Judgment of Foreclosure rendered in the above-styled case on June 5, 2012, by the United States District Court For The Northern District Of Florida, in favor of the Plaintiff, and the Amendment to Judgment of Foreclosure entered July 10, 2012, by the United States District Court For The Northern District Of Florida, the undersigned, appointed in said decree, will on the 10th day of September 2012 at 12:00 p.m. (Eastern T ime), at the main foyer in the Wakulla County Courthouse, 3056 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, Florida 32327, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest bidder, the following described property, situated, lying and being in Wakulla County and Franklin County, Florida: SEE EXHIBITS A, B AND C ATTACHED HERETO. For additional information concerning the above property contact: STEPHEN A. PITRE, ESQUIRE, Post Office Box 13010, Pensacola, Florida 32591-3010 or (850) 434-9200. All sales are subject to confirmation of the court. Method of payment is by postal money order or certified check made payable to the U.S. Marshal Service. Ten (10) Percent of High/Acceptable bid in certified check or cashiers check (NO CASH) will be accepted with the balance due within 48 hours. No cash will be accepted. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim with the Clerk of the Court within 60 days after the sale. In accordance with the AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Stephen A. Pitre, Esquire, Post Office Box 13010, Pensacola, Florida 32591-3010 or (850) 434-9200 not later than seven days prior to the sale to ensure that reasonable accommodations are available. Ed Spooner, United States Marshal, Northern District of Florida By: /s/Ed Spooner, US Marshals Service Dated: August 8, 2012 Stephen A. Pitre, Esquire,Attorney for Plaintiff Post Office Box 13010,Pensacola, FL32591-3010 EXHIBIT A COMMENCE AT ACONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 13, TOWNSHIP4 SOUTH, RANGE 2 WEST, WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA, AND ALSO MARKING THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF WOODLAND PARK SUBDIVISION AS PER MAPOR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 82 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA, AND THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 58 MINUTES 16 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE SOUTH BOUNDARYOF SAID NORTHWEST QUARTER AND THE NORTH BOUNDARYOF SAID WOODLAND PARK SUBDIVISION 1575.73 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 57 MINUTES 34 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID SOUTH BOUNDARYOF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER AND ALONG SAID NORTH BOUNDARYOF WOODLAND PARK SUBDIVISION 480.95 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING CONTINUE NORTH 89 DEGREES 57 MINUTES 34 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID SOUTH BOUNDARYOF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER AND ALONG SAID NORTH BOUNDARY OF WOODLAND PARK SUBDIVISION AND AN EXTENSION THEREOF 386.57 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT ON THE WESTERLYRIGHT-OF-WAYBOUNDARYOF U.S. HIGHWAYNO. 319, THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 21 MINUTES 07 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID RIGHT-OF-WAYBOUNDARY225.76 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 57 MINUTES 34 SECONDS WEST 385.15 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 00 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 17 SECONDS WEST 225.76 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Together with all rights, easements, appurtenances, royalties, mineral rights, oil and gas rights, crops, timber, all diversion payments or third party payments made to crop producers, and all existing and future improvements, structures, fixtures, and replacements that may now, or at any time in the future, be part of the real estate described above (all referred to as Property). The term Property also includes, but is not limited to, any and all water wells, water, ditches, reservoirs, reservoir sites and dams located on the real estate and all riparian and water rights associated with the Property, however established. EXHIBIT B Parcel 1: Lot 21 of Wildwood Country Club, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page(s) 35, of the Public Records of Wakulla County, Florida. Parcel 2: Lot 10, Block E of Sopchoppy River Subdivision, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 1, Page(s) 27, of the Public Records of Wakulla County, Florida. Parcel 3: Lots 1, 2, 3, and 4, Block B of Sopchoppy River Subdivision, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 1, Page(s) 27, of the Public Records of Wakulla County, Florida. Less and Except: that part of Lots 1 and 4, Block B of Sopchoppy River Subdivision, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 1, Page(s) 27, deeded to the State of Florida, recorded 12/19/1973 in Official Records Book 39, Page 784, Public Records of Wakulla County, Florida. Parcel 4: Lots 26 and 27, Block O of Lanark Beach Unit No. 1, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page(s) 13, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. Together with all rights, easements, appurtenances, royalties, mineral rights, oil and gas rights, all water and riparian rights, ditches, and water stock and all existing and future improvements, structures, and replacements that may now, or at any time the future, be part of the real estate described above (all referred to as Property). EXHIBIT C BEGIN AT CONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 13, TOWNSHIP4 SOUTH, RANGE 2 WEST, WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDAAND THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 35 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE EAST BOUNDARYOF SAID SECTION 13 ADISTANCE OF 726.15 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT ON THE EDGE OF SWIRL SWAMP, THENCE RUN ALONG THE EDGE OF SAID SWIRLSWAMPAS FOLLOWS: NORTH 70 DEGREES 26 MINUTES 22 SECONDS EAST 282.08 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE SOUTH 82 DEGREES 45 MINUTES 08 SECONDS EAST 213.59 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE NORTH 83 DEGREES 54 MINUTES 52 SECONDS EAST 107.30 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE NORTH 25 DEGREES 33 MINUTES 52 SECONDS EAST 97.25 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE NORTH 83 DEGREES 19 MINUTES 31 SECONDS EAST 125.54 FEET TO CONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE NORTH 46 DEGREES 23 MINUTES 12 SECONDS EAST 243.65 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE NORTH 70 DEGREES 46 MINUTES 52 SECONDS EAST 190.70 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE NORTH 45 DEGREES 48 MINUTES 32 SECONDS EAST 152.83 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE NORTH 75 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 12 SECONDS EAST 285.84 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE NORTH 62 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 36 SECONDS EAST 133.29 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE LEAVING SAID SWAMPS EDGE RUN SOUTH 02 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 56 SECONDS WEST 3340.12 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE RUN SOUTH 73 DEGREES 36 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST 1530.27 FEET TO AN OLD AXLE ON THE EAST BOUNDARYOF SAID SECTION 13, THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 36 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID EAST BOUNDARY834.01 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 24 SECONDS EAST 280.50 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 36 SECForeclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices A15 FOOT WIDE ACCESS EASEMENT LYING 15 FEET EAST OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED LINE: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF LOT 50, OF THE HARTSFIELD SURVEYOF LANDS IN WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA, THENCE RUN NORTH 72 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 33 SECONDS EAST 1311.59 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT; THENCE SOUTH 16 DEGREES 21 MINUTES 32 SECONDS EAST 664.69 FEET TO AROD AND CAPFOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING CONTINUE SOUTH 16 DEGREES 21 MINUTES 32 SECONDS WEST 236.33 FEET TO APOINT LYING ON THE NORTHERLYRIGHT OF WAY OF A60 FOOT WIDE ROADWAY, SAID POINT BEING THE POINT OF TERMINUS Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 18th day of July, 2012. Brent Thurmond, As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Desiree D. Willis, As Deputy Clerk (COURTSEAL) IMPORT ANT 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, the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Susan Wilson, ADACoordinator, 301 South Monroe Street, Tallahasse, FL32301 850.577.4401, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. August 23 & 30, 2012 11-04309 5342-0830 TWN Sale-Stow Away Center-Crawfordville PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given pursuant to Florida Self Storage Facility Act Florida Statues, Chapter 83, part IV that the Stow Away Center will hold a sale by sealed bid on Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 12:00 pm at the junction of Highway 98 and Spring Creek Hwy for the contents of a Self Storage Unit containing household items of: Shara Harvey Before the sale date of September 6th, 2012, the owners may redeem their property by payment of the outstanding balance and costs by paying in person at the StowAway Center, 2669 Spring Creek Hwy, Crawfordville, FL32327 August 23, 2012 5342-0830 5356-0906 TWN Sale-Crawfordville Self Storage 9/15 PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is given pursuant to Florida Self-Storage Facility Act, Florida Statues, Chapter 83, Part IV that Crawfordville Self Storage will hold a sale by sealed bid on Self Storage Notices Saturday, September 15, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. at 3291 Crawfordville Hwy. of the contents of Mini-Warehouse containing personal property of: Sabrina Brinkley David Moss Marilyn Mitchell Scott Hutchison Before the sale date of SatSelf Storage Notices urday, September 15, 2012, the owners may redeem their property by a payment of the outstanding balance and cost by paying in person at 3291 Crawfordville Hwy. August 30 & September 6, 2012 5356-0906 Self Storage Notices 5349-0913 TWN NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED TAX DEED FILE NO. 2012 TXD 005 NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN, that GULF GROUPHOLDINGS AQUISITIONS & APPLICATIONS the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate # 2418 Year of Issuance 2008 Description of Property: Parcel #: 00-00-121-155-12084-D14 SHELLPOINTBEACH UNIT5 BLOCK D LOT14 OR 231 P594 OR 260 P828 Name in which assessed PIERRE LAWRENCE OLIVAREZ said property being in the County of Wakulla, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 3rd day of October, 2012, at 10:00 A.M. Dated this 2nd day of August, 2012 Signature: Brent X. Thurmond, Clerk By: Donna Richardson Deputy Clerk Clerk of the Circuit Court, Wakulla County, Florida August 23, 30 and September 6, 13, 2012 Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices ONDS WEST 1560.24 FEET TO ACONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 24 SECONDS WEST 280.50 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN LOTS 86 AND 87 OF THE HARTSFIELD SURVEY OF LANDS IN WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA. LESS AND EXCEPT THE FOLLOWING: COMMENCE AT ACONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 13, TOWNSHIP4 SOUTH, RANGE 2 WEST, WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDAAND THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 24 SECONDS EAST 280.50 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 36 SECONDS WEST 131.30 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 24 SECONDS EAST 330.00 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 00 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 36 SECONDS EAST 660.00 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 24 SECONDS WEST 330.00 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 36 SECONDS WEST 528.70 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH ACCESS OVER AND ACROSS THAT CERTAIN EASEMENT RECORDED OFFICIALRECORDS BOOK 191, PAGE 350 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLACOUNTY, FLORIDA. Together with all rights, easements, appurtenances, royalties, mineral rights, oil and gas rights, crops, timber, all diversion payments or third party payments made to crop producers, and all existing and future improvements, structures, fixtures, and replacements that may now, or at any time in the future, be part of the real estate described above (all referred to as Property). The term Property also includes, but is not limited to, any and all water wells, water, ditches, reservoirs, reservoir sites and dams located on the real estate and all riparian and water rights associated with the Property, however established. Published four (4) times in The Wakulla News August 16, 23, 30 and September 6 2012 A1135183.DOC 5341-0906 5Congratulations! Youve successfully registered your thewakullanews.com user account. If you have any problems, please call (877) 401-6408. 1Find your 4-digit Newspaper Acct. ID on the address imprint from a The Wakulla News that was delivered to your address. Also, be sure to note how your street address is printed. 2Go to http://www.TheWakullaNews.com Click on Sign up as shown below. 3Type the 4-digit Newspaper Acct. ID in the box as shown. Now, type in your street address exactly as shown on your paper and click Continue. 4Fill out the information requested in the registration form. 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Page 14B THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 www.thewakullanews.com -Janet As the Florida State University Seminoles gear up for the rst of seven home football games this season, FSU police are reminding football fans that their own game-day strategies should include getting an early start to Doak Campbell Stadium and being on their best behavior. We encourage our fans to be cordial to visiting fans and responsible in their consumption of alcohol, said FSU Police Chief David Perry. Good sportsmanship should extend beyond the eld into the stands and out to the parking lots. The rst home game will be Saturday, Sept. 1, when the Seminoles take on the Murray State Racers. Kickoff is at 6 p.m. Familiarity with the following policies and services will enhance the game-day experience for all football fans: PARKING LOT AND BUILDING CLOSURES: University police will begin closing off roads and posting no parking signs in various locations around the stadium the afternoon prior to game day. Fans who park in prohibited areas, such as landscaped areas and sidewalks, are subject to being ticketed or having their vehicle towed. In addition, the stadium will close at 2 p.m. on the day before each home game. Stadium Drive will close at 5 a.m. on game day, and Coyle E. Moore Athletic Center will be closed to fans two hours before each home game. TRAFFIC INSTRUCTIONS: All stadium-parking traf c must use Pensacola Street. Westbound traffic on West Jefferson Street before, during and after home games will not have access to stadium parking. Traffic direction will not be changed prior to games, but postgame traf c will be routed one way eastbound on Pensacola Street. Tallahassee Police Department of cers will staff the intersections surrounding the stadium before and after home games. Because of construction on Gaines Street, postgame traf c patterns have been modi ed to help fans parking in Lot 14 (intramural elds) get back on the road safely and ef ciently. This year, Lake Bradford Road and Orange Avenue will be used to direct drivers south away from the stadium, then toward Monroe Street and Capital Circle to Interstate 10. Those parking in Lot 14 will have the opportunity to enjoy extended postgame tailgating to ease any potential traf c jams. SPIRIT EXPRESS SHUTTLE: St. Augustine Street will be used exclusively for the Spirit Express Shuttle operated by City of Tallahassee/StarMetro. Fans are encouraged to park at the Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center or nearby state parking garages and take the shuttle to the stadium. The shuttle service begins two hours prior to kickoff. GAME DAY DISABLED PARKING: Parking for those with disabilities can be requested in advance by submitting an application to the FSU Disabled Parking Program. Applications are available online at http:// compliance.hr.fsu.edu/index.cfm?page=disabled_ parking. Applications will be processed as late as 2 p.m. the Friday before each game. For more information, call the Of ce of Equal Opportunity and Compliance at (850) 645-6519. PUBLIC ENTRY POLICIES: For security purposes, all football tickets have barcodes that must be individually scanned before each fan is permitted to enter the stadium, and no one will be allowed to reenter the stadium once he or she exits. COLOR-CODED ID WRISTBANDS: Upon request, the FSU Police Department will provide color-coded ID wristbands marked with seat and contact numbers for children, the elderly and people with disabilities in case they become separated from family members before, during or after the game. Fans interested in this service can stop by the police substation located at Gate C. FSU STUDENT ENTRY/ SEATING POLICIES: This year, student ticketing is paperless the tickets will be loaded directly onto students ID cards. FSU students must enter through gates L or M. As always, the student entry/seating policy is as easy as 1-2-3: ONE seat per person; rst come, rst served; no saving seats. The stadium opens TWO hours prior to kickoff. All lines outside the gates open THREE hours prior to kickoff no lines may form before that time; no tailgating in line; no holding places in line for friends. STADIUM RULES: No outside food and beverages; coolers, ice chests, ice bags, large backpacks, umbrellas, large ags or banners on sticks; no beach balls or passing people over fans heads. Only empty water bottles can be brought into the stadium. No smoking except in designated outdoor areas of gates B and L. No baby carriages or chair backs too large for a single seat. No alcoholic beverages. Possession of alcohol in the stands will result in ejection and possible criminal charges. SEE SOMETHINGSAY SOMETHING TEXT/ PHONE LINE: For fans who witness a security concern, the See Something Say Something text and phone line will be available. Text the word fsufan along with a message and your location or seat number to 35842. Standard text-message rates apply. Fans also may call (850) 645-JERK (6455375) if there are any problems with unruly or abusive behavior in their section. Law enforcement officers will respond promptly.FSU football fans advised to arrive early for gamesBrain Teaser 1 14 17 25 35 39 43 46 61 65 68 2 20 26 55 3 27 56 4 23 40 51 5 28 36 47 21 48 6 15 18 29 44 52 62 66 69 7 30 49 57 8 24 37 58 22 31 41 53 9 16 19 42 63 67 70 10 38 54 11 32 45 50 59 12 33 60 13 34 64 ACROSS 1. HCl and HF 6. Help a checker 9. Noodlehead 14. __ Dame 15. "__ Gang" 16. Grab the tab 17. Best possible 18. Hurler's stat 19. Do a double take, e.g. 20. Two Erics 23. Poseidon's realm 24. Deliberate loss 25. Refueling area 28. Study at the last minute 31. Suppressed, as emotions 35. Sacagawea denomination 36. A dwarf planet 38. Tubular fare 39. Two Eriks 43. Dustin's "Tootsie" costar 44. Boom box sound 45. Model Carol 46. Nag's pad 49. Duke it out, in practice 50. Teachers' org. 51. Depend 53. Dam-building org. 55. Tw o Erichs 61. Tourney type 62. Flowery necklace 63. "Stompin' at the __" 65. Bright bunch 66. Cigarette package word 67. City near Syracuse, NY 68. Senate spots 69. Neighbor of La. 70. Like a gnatDOWN1. Singer DiFranco 2. Closing passage 3. Tabloid twosome 4. Dull colors 5. Connie of "Hotel" 6. Dutch South African 7. Subtle glow 8. Long piano 9. Try hard 10. Piece of office furniture 11. Make well 12. Mugger's faceful 13. Mel in Cooperstown 21. Dog-__ (well-worn) 22. Quick swim 25. Yeats and Keats 26. Map within a map 27. One more than tri29. Burnoose wearer 30. Three squares 32. Atlas was one 33. Of value 34. Michelangelo masterpiece 37. Ginger cookie 40. Hearty hunk of meat 41. Mild maledictions 42. Offers for dinner 47. Subsidiary theorems 48. Street of nightmares 52. Big Three summit site 54. Playing marble 55. On the house 56. Jaffe or Barrett 57. At hand 58. Bogarde of film 59. They try harder 60. It may be picked 61. Gordon Brown, Tony Blair et al.: Abbr. 64. "Whoopee!"American Prole Hometown Content 8/26/2012 Each puzzle is divided into nine sections, and each section has nine blank squares. Fill in all 81 squares on the puzzle with numbers 1 to 9. You may not repeat any numbers in any one of the nine sections that youve already used elsewhere in that section. Also, you can use each number 1-9 only once in each horizontal line of nine squares, and in each vertical column of nine squares. The puzzle is completed when you correctly ll every square. Solutions 2009 HometownContent 1 2345 16 7683 2 81 1543 952 25 49 76 93172 00 9 HometownContent 681 2394 7 5 539478126 472651839 264 893517 158726943 397145682 825 364791 716982354 943517268 A N I P O E T S P M S C O D A I N S E T F R E E I T E M T E T R A R O N A D R A B S R I B R O A S T S E L L E C C A L E M M A S E A R E D E L M B O E R A R A B Y A L T A A U R A M E A L S N E A R G R A N D S N A P D I R K D I P D R A T S S T R I V E S E R V E S U P C R E D E N Z A A G A T E H E A L T I T A N A V I S M A C E U T I L E L O C K O T T P I E T A Y A Y

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1. MATH: What is the Arabic equivalent of the Roman numerals MLXVI? 2. CHEMISTRY: What is the chemical symbol for copper? 3. TELEVISION: What was the name of the company that employed the title characters in Laverne and Shirley? 4. MUSIC: What rock band composed the soundtrack to the 1984 movie Dune? 5. ENTERTAINERS: What was comedian/actor Bob Hopes theme song? 6. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: What is the nickname for Georgetown Universitys sports teams? 7. LITERATURE: Who wrote the novel Brideshead Revisited? 8. MEDICAL TERMS: What is a common name for bruxism? 9. GEOGRAPHY: What modern country encompasses most of the area once known as Asia Minor? 10. MEASUREMENTS: What is a quintal equivalent to? 2012 King Features Synd., Inc. Answers 1. Goose or duck liver 2. Indian Ocean 3. Vulgar 4. Jaws II 5. O positive 6. Robert A. Taft 7. Charles Dickens 8. Peter Sellers, Alan Arkin and Steve Martin 9. Argentum, the Latin word for silver 10. 1702 YOUR AD HERE www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, August 30, 2012 Page 15B

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