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Greek Carey Chester Myers Rev. Alford F. Sands Frances Smith Taking Care of Taking Care of Business Business News Business News from from One Section One Section 75 Cents 75 Cents Serving Wakulla County For More Than A Century Published Weekly, Read Daily Published Weekly, Read Daily Our 119th Year, 1st Issue Thursday, January 2, 2014Year in Review: A look at 2013 Clockwise from top: TCC Environmental Institute breaks ground; new Wakulla County Sheriff Charlie Creel is sworn in; business man Joe Barry passes away: Circuit Judge Jackie Fulford rules on the controversial net ban and renourishment is promised for Shell Point.Local man will appear on reality showBy AMANDA MAYOR email@example.comStacy Brown was born and raised in Wakulla County, and spent most of his time camping around the woods and swamps in the surrounding area. Growing up there was just not much to do, he said. So me and my Dad would go out all the time. It was nice, plus girls wouldnt follow you out there, he laughed. Brown, now married and a father of three, might have recently turned his hobby into 10 million dollars but you will have to tune into SPIKE TVs $10 Million Bigfoot Bounty on Jan. 10 at 10 p.m. to nd out. Camping with his father and friends began as just that recreational camping. But then we started nding stuff, Brown said. According to him, suspicions rst arose of Bigfoots existence about ve or six years ago when he heard a sort of howl while out camping a sound hed never heard before. Id been in the woods and swamps my whole life, he said. I know what a coyote and other things sound like. There was nothing else this could have been. Ever since then, hes been searching for proof. Then, in November 2011, he and a buddy went camping on a womans property who claimed she had seen Bigfoot in her yard. We had stuff thrown at us, Brown said. Things like rocks, hickory nuts, and sticks. Then, when we went to sleep I woke up to my buddy screaming. The reason, Brown said, was that the tent was being pressed down above them to about eight inches from where they were laying on the ground. Were talking a tent that was over ve feet tall, said Brown. Then something started to lift the tent off the ground. When asked why he didnt think it could have been something like a bear or another species of wildlife, Brown gave his reasoning. A bear isnt going to run through your tent, he said. I feel like a bear would have torn the tent to pieces or something. Continued on Page 3 Staff Report As another year begins, The News looks back on 2013 and recalls the dominating stories of the year. This past year brought Wakulla County a lot of changes, some heartache and a bit of controversy. From the loss of some much loved community members, to major groundbreakings, the passing and repealing of county ordinances and more these are the stories that received large amounts of attention and those that made significant impacts on the community, in no particular order. Joe Barry dies In February, businessman Joe Barry passed away after a lengthy illness. He was recalled, in one way, as someone who sincerely loved Wakulla County and saw the potential for its promotion as a destination for eco-tourism. To that end, he and several partners built the Inn at Wildwood in 2005 as part of that vision. Filmmaker Robert Seidler, who shared Barrys vision of a green future for Wakulla, called Barry an innovator, adding that like a lot of innovators, he didnt reap the bene ts. He was probably 10 years too early, Seidler said of Barrys push for Wakulla as a green destination. He was a visionary character for this county, Seidler said. The biggest thing: he got where the real value in Wakulla County lies natural resources. The Inn at Wildwood re ected that. Barry was named the Wakulla Chamber of Commerces Man of the Year in 2002. County ghts for oil spill money, results in the restoration for Shell Point In April, Wakulla Countys share in the settlement money from the BP oil spill was put in jeopardy as there was talk of the possibility that the money might go to the state, giving it the power to distribute the funds, rather than the local governments receiving them directly. An amendment to a bill led in the state legislature on Friday, April 19, began with the words delete everything and appeared to redirect funds from local to state expenditure. It created a quasi-public corporation, The Triumph Gulf Coast, Inc., which would be responsible for 75 percent of the funds. Under the direction of Triumph Gulf Coast, projects were to be geared toward economic issues like tax relief rather than the originally planned environmental issues. Concerns, however, would soon be allayed as the bill was voted down and the money was put back under local control. This would mean something big for Wakulla County later on as an announcement on May 2 by Governor Rick Scott revealed that the county could possibly bene t from a proposal which included 12 Natural Resource Damage Assessment Projects to potentially be paid for by BP settlement money. One of the projects in the proposal was for a beach nourishment project totaling a cost of $880,000. Later on in the year, it was announced that the Shell Point project, along with two other improvement projects improvements to the St. Marks boat ramp and the Mashes Sands park area will definitely receive funding through NRDA. Countys wetland ordinance is challenged On Monday, June 17, County Commissioner Randy Merritt got the ball rolling on the wetlands issues that Wakulla County is currently engrossed in. At the time, Merritts item was proposing a comprehensive plan revision that would allow the board to draft a variance procedure as it applies to the countys current wetland ordinance. Merritt wanted to make it possible for property owners to use their land if completely necessary inside the two-part 75 foot buffer zone. However, a month later Commissioner Richard Harden would propose the board take it a step furtherby repealing the ordinance altogether. Harden was for deferring back to state, essentially putting the state back in charge of the countys wetlands. Commissioner Ralph Thomas and Harden had clearly expressed their motivation behind wanting the ordinance gone. Continued on Page 3 FILE PHOTOS See Page 16ON THE REAL THINGCoumn By Marj Law on Joe Walls See Page 8
Page 2 THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, January 2, 2014 www.thewakullanews.com< STREET BEAT > Random, man-on-the-street interviews with Wakulla Countians. This weeks question: What is your New Years resolution?RONALD FRED CRUM Crums Mini MallI want to lose weight! MIKE BARWICK Commercial FishermanSave more souls for Jesus Christ! LEE HARTSFIELD Commercial FishermanMine is to quit smoking! That is the same one every year, but one of these years it is going to stick! BARBARA HENDERSON JONESI dont do resolutions! ALBERT HARTSFIELDCommercial FishermanTo catch more mullet! Compiled by Lynda Kinsey By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDATALLAHASSEE, Dec. 17 Two Pinellas County lawmakers released a proposal Tuesday intended to make it easier for private insurers to offer ood coverage in Florida and to potentially make coverage more affordable for homeowners. The measure (SB 542) by Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, is designed to increase competition by expanding the number of insurers offering ood insurance coverage in the Florida market. The proposal comes as up to 13 percent of Florida's property owners now covered through the National Flood Insurance Program are in line for rate hikes of up to 25 percent a year. Some properties have been projected to face increases that reach 900 percent, and efforts to hold back the rising costs have oundered in Congress. The increases stem from a measure known as the 2012 Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act. Floridians deserve an alternative to the drastic rate increases of Biggert-Waters," Brandes said in a prepared statement. "This legislation builds a framework for a Florida-based solution that gives exibility to homeowners. This will put Florida at the forefront of addressing this issue nationwide. Rep. Larry Ahern, R-Seminole, is expected to le the House companion bill in a couple of weeks. The two held a press conference Tuesday at the Pinellas Realtor Organization in Clearwater to announce the legislation. John Sebree, senior vice president of public policy for Florida Realtors, supported the proposal, saying the state can't wait for Congress to act on requests to delay the increase. "First of all, we can't wait around for Congress to act --they didn't in 2013 and what if we wait and wait and they don't do anything in 2014," Sebree said in an email. "Even if Congress were to delay implementation of Biggert-Waters there would be uncertainty about premium increases and it is a win-win to promote the private sector jumping into this business in a big way." Sebree added that getting more insurers in Florida would both reduce the size of the federal program and expand the private market. Sam Miller, executive vice president of the Florida Insurance Council, was supportive of the effort but said he was still reviewing Brandes' proposal. "We know there is some appetite on the part of private insurers, but just how much remains to be seen," Miller said in an email. "Whether the private market --which has been unable to write this peril in the past can suddenly do it in a signi cant manner is an unanswered question." Brandes has been working with the state Of ce of Insurance Regulation, bankers and insurers on the legislation since early November, as a bipartisan group in Congress has struggled in efforts to delay the implementation of the Biggert-Waters act. The 2012 act requires the Federal Emergency Management Agency and other agencies to make a number of changes to the way the National Flood Insurance Program is run, including raising rates to re ect true ood risk and to make the program more nancially stable. The federal program was created by Congress in 1968 to provide coverage where it was unavailable from the private market and to reduce the amount of financial aid the federal government would have to pay after a ood-related disaster. In September, Florida Realtors outlined nightmare scenarios in which some properties in Pinellas County could see a jump in premiums from $3,000 a year to more than $30,000, eventually impacting "Florida's economic rebound." The Florida Bankers Association has warned that the higher costs could eventually impact lending. The proposal by Brandes and Ahern would require adding projected ood losses to the factors that must be considered by OIR when reviewing rate lings. A key part of the proposed legislation would allow policyholders the choice of covering the outstanding balances of their mortgages, the replacement costs of their properties or the actual cash values of their properties. Brandes' proposal declares that because Biggert-Waters will prevent many property owners from obtaining affordable coverage the state "has a compelling public purpose and interest" to protect the economy by "promoting the availability of ood insurance from private market insurers at potentially lower premium rates." Brandes' proposal is expected to rst be heard by the Senate Banking and Insurance Committee in January. The legislation comes as Tampa-based Homeowners Choice Property & Casualty Insurance Company, Inc., was approved Dec. 5 by OIR to offer ood insurance coverage to its Florida policyholders. The company announced last Thursday the coverage is expected to be priced similarly to what Florida residents were paying before the BiggertWaters Act. 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From the Front Page For me this is a matter of property rights, stated Harden at the July 15 board meeting. I believe one of the most basic freedoms of living in our country is having the ability to own property and to do what you would like to do with your property. There are people dying every day for that freedom. Commissioner Ralph Thomas concurred with Harden. This is a freedom issue, said Commissioner Thomas. If I make a mistake Im going to make a mistake on the side of freedom every time. Thomas said he understood and was for the science behind the con icting argument, but that for him it comes down to freedom. Still later in the year, commissioners would vote against putting the issue on the referendum for citizens to votean item that Commissioner Howard Kessler had fought hard for, but to no avail. The failure of the item to pass caused many citizens to band together and form the Wetlands Alliance, who have since been working diligently to collect petitions in order to allow the county to vote on the issue. Updates from the Wetlands Alliance at board meetings recently, reveal that efforts to obtain signatures have been successful. They will have to be as the countys charter requirements will mean that over 5,000 signatures will need to be acquired. TCC BREAKS GROUND ON ENVIRONMENTAL INSTITUTE The Tallahassee Community Colleges Wakulla Environmental Institute project of cially got underway Monday, April 15. Participating dignitaries included Commission Chairman Randy Merritt, TCC President Jim Murdaugh, institute Director Bob Ballard, state Sen. Bill Montford, Sheriff Charlie Creel and state Rep. Halsey Beshears. The street sign indicating the Wakulla Environmental Institutes new location was also unveiled at the ceremony. Future students, staff and visitors will be going to the Environmental Institute appropriately located on Preservation Way. SENIOR CENTER IS NAMED FOR R.H. CARTER In July, former director of the Senior Center R.H. Carter was honored with a naming ceremony in which the senior citizens building was named the R.H. Carter Senior Citizens Complex. As executive director of the senior center for 15 years, Carter oversaw the fundraising and construction of the center as well as the construction of next-door senior apartments. Current senior center director Maurice Langston called Carter a great man. R.H. Carter is a great man because he has a vision of a better life for seniors in Wakulla County, he said. Looking around the building, Langston added: Were standing here in his vision. I feel like Im the luckiest guy in the world to have served here 15 years, Carter said. JUDGE STRIKES DOWN NET RULES Circuit Judge Jackie Fulford issued an 11page final judgment in the Wakulla shermens lawsuit challenging the states net rules and the judge posed more questions than she answered. Fulford was of the opinion that the constitutional amendment that limited net shing the so-called net ban is at odds with the rules created by the state to enforce the amendment, creating a legal absurdity of regulations. Citing the contradictions between the Florida Constitution and the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Judge Fulford enjoined any further enforcement of the net ban amendment, the FWCs authority to enact net rules, and a series of mullet rules. The attorney generals of ce led an immediate notice of appeal and a few weeks later, Fulford lifted the automatic stay on her ruling. Ruling from the bench, Judge Fulford said the situation with the net rules was the same it just doesnt make sense. Mullet nets approved by the state Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission do not catch legal size sh, the nets catch juvenile mullet that arent legal to sell and must be thrown out, which violates the constitutional amendments purpose to prevent unnecessary killing, over shing and waste of marine life. FDLE ANNOUNCES NO EVIDENCE OF VOTER FRAUD IN SOPCHOPPY ELECTION FDLE found no evidence which would indicate that voters were discriminated against on the basis of race or otherwise systematically denied access to the polls during the June 11 Sopchoppy city election. The outcome of the election resulted in thenmayor Colleen SkipperMitchell losing by one vote and Anginita Rosiers loss by 26. The report identi es ve election fraud complaints led by Anginita Rosier, Colleen SkipperMitchell, Thomas Bruce Rosier, Willie Mae Stevens and Wilton Thomas Booth Sr. Three of the ve complaints alleged that voter suppression and discrimination occurred during their visit to the polling station. More extensive allegations came from former city commissioners Rosier and Skipper-Mitchell. However, in both complaints made by Skipper-Mitchell and Rosier, the report states that FDLE questioned all parties involved including Lawhon and members of the canvassing board and found no indication of corruption and that all absentee ballots had been documented and accounted for. Furthermore, the report states that the FDLE investigation did, in fact, identify several incidents during which elections of cials took extra steps to ensure that every voter whose voter status was in question was given an opportunity to vote. www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, January 2, 2014 Page 3 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. From the Front Page Brown also said that as they heard the being walk away, the footsteps and patters sounded like a human something on two feet. A year later, in November 2012, Brown said he was contacted by SPIKE and began the long casting process, which involved interview after interview. Eventually, they ew Brown out to Los Angeles and he was picked out of hundreds of people to be on SPIKEs new reality TV show. Its kind of like Survivor, he said. Its a competition between nine teams of two. Browns partner on the show is a man named David Lauer, an Iraq war veteran from Jacksonville, whom Brown said he has been buddies with for a long time. There are teams on the show in all walks of life, Brown said. There are hunters, biologists and straight Bigfoot hunters like myself. The purpose of the show is to collect DNA and photographic evidence of the existence of Bigfoot. The show was lmed this past summer out on the west coast and involves a panel of judges that include two scienti c experts Dr. Todd Disotell and Primatologist Natalia Reagan who help to verify the contestants nds. The show is very legitimate, Brown said. When asked what he would say to skeptics, Brown said, You cant be skeptical unless youve been out there yourself. It seems crazy and hard to believe until you actually get out there and have something happen. Brown said his best argument for the existence of Bigfoot lies in video evidence that he obtained back in May a thermal video that he said earned national attention. He also said his reasoning includes the Native Americans of the past. They told stories of Bigfoot hundreds of years ago. They had no reason to lie, there was no media or nancial incentive back then, he Brown said. He couldnt divulge too much about the show for liability purposes, but Brown did say that as it is in any reality show, there is a touch of drama. Squatchers the word he used for those who track Bigfoot and regular hunters or biologists dont really like each other, according to Brown. Apparently, different points of view clash between the groups, but that didnt stop Brown from enjoying himself on the show. It was a blast, he said. De nitely a once in a lifetime experience.Year in Review Senior Center Director Maurice Langston, along with Shelly Homan, present R.H. Carter with a gift on the day it was unveiled that the building had been named after him. Local man will appear on reality show Pursuant to section 287.055. Florida Statutes, and the Chapter 6-2.001, F.A.C., the School Board of Wakulla County, Florida will consider the prequalication and contracting of General Contractor services for: The Prequalication procedures and requirements shall be in accordance with the (S.R.E.F. December, 2009) Chapter 4, Section 4.1, Prequalication of Contractors for Educational Facilities Construction. Those contractors interested in providing General Contractor services shall submit two (2) bound and fully completed Prequalication Packets that must be received no later than at the ofces of MLD Architects, Inc. 211 John Knox Road, Suite 105, Tallahassee, Florida 32303. A pre-submittal meeting/pre-bid conference will be held to review the prequalication procedures and requirements and the scope of the project on at the site, 164 Yellow Jacket Avenue, Sopchoppy, Florida 32358. The Bid Opening for those prequalied contractors shall be on local time at the Wakulla County School Board, Administration Building (Board Room), 69 Arran Road, Crawfordville, Florida 32327. A person of afliate who has been placed on the convicted vendor list following a conviction for a public entity crime may not submit a bid on a contract to provide any goods or services to a public entity, may not submit a bid on a contract with a public entity for the construction or repair of public building or public work, may not submit bids on leases of real property to a public entity, may not be awarded or perform work as a contractor, supplier, subcontractor, or consultant under a contract with any public entity, and may not transact business with any public entity in excess of the threshold amount provided in Section 287.017, Florida Statutes, for CATEGORY TWO for a period of 36 months for the date of being placed on the convicted vendor list. The School Board of Wakulla County, Florida reserves the right to waive or reject any informality in the selection process and to reject any or all prequalication packets when such a waiver or rejection is in the best interest of the Wakulla County School Board. Instruction for completion and submission of the Prequalication Packet may be obtained free of charge upon request to MLD Architects, Inc., 211 John Knox Road, Suite 105, Tallahassee, Florida 32303. (phone: 850 385-9200, fax: 850 422-3140) Wakulla County School Board is an equal opportunity agency. Robert Pearce SUPERINTENDENTDECEMBER 12, 2013 JANUARY 2, 2014NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Public Hearing on January 8, 2014, at 5:30pm JANUARY 2, 2014 CHANGE OF REGULAR MEETINGThe City of St. Marks will change its January 2014 regular meeting from Thursday, January 9, 2014 to Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.The City of St. Marks located at 788 Port Leon Drive, 9 AM to 4:30 PM M/F; Phone (850) 925-6224. 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Page 4 THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, January 2, 2014 www.thewakullanews.com Letters to the Editor The Wakulla News welcomes your letters. Its preferred that you email it to email@example.com, but you can also 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. One submission per person per month. Letters are edited for style, length and clarity.readers 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 $34/yr. $20/6 mo. Out of County $46/yr. $28/6 mo. Out of State $49/yr. $29.50/6 mo.Editor: William Snowden ............................................firstname.lastname@example.org Reporter: Amanda Mayor ........................................email@example.com Advertising: Lynda Kinsey .......................................firstname.lastname@example.org Advertising/reception: Denise Folh ...........................email@example.com Production Coordinator/IT: Eric Stanton ...........firstname.lastname@example.org NATIONAL NEWSPAPERFOUNDATION NATIONAL NEWSPAPERBlue Ribbon AWARD WINNINGNEWSPAPER MEMBER Most popular stories online: Underwater WakullaJanuary 2, 2013 Handels Messiah performed Sheriffs Report December 26, 2013 November was for giving thanks, including a free community dinner, plus lots of programs for seniors Sheriffs Report December 19, 2013 Waste Pro announces its holiday service schedule Anything done about animal slapping?thewakullanews.com Follow us onBig thanks to Lisa EricksonExtension O ce Master Gardener programFree cloth diapers are available to those in needREADERS WRITE: Re ecting on 2013: A whirlwind of a yearEditor, The News : Now that the State has spoken, we all now know the truth. The State strongly values our wetlands but cannot adequately protect them. The Countys existing policies and ordinance can and do. They recommend the County leave its wetlands protections in place though tweaks could be made to better allow some usage of preexisting lots. In light of these statements in recent agency letters to the County, it is now incumbent upon our Commission to back down from its desire to remove our local wetlands protections and policies. The State agencies that oversee building in wetlands, including the Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) and the Northwest Florida Water Management District (NWFWMD), rightfully told Wakulla County officials in a series of agency letters that the Countys policies and regulations are far more superior and cost effective to the County and citizens. The County should leave its buffer and other local wetland protections in place to better protect highly important and valuable state natural resources such as our outstanding waterways and coastal waters. These statements were clear and de nitive. Both the FDEP and NWFWMD made clear that the State values our wetlands to help protect state natural resources and water bodies. In addition, they pointedly refute the Countys claim that our local policies and ordinance are duplicative, and as demonstrated in these letters, they clearly are not. The agencies also provide guidance on how to best protect our wetlands and suggest additional avenues for individual landowners to safely utilize some of their property that may be near wetlands. From the FDEP letter: While the ERP program, governed by Chapter 62330, F.A.C., administers regulation for dredging or lling activities located in, on or over wetlands or other surface waters (primary impacts), it does not administer regulation for upland development adjacent to wetlands or other surface waters. This means that setbacks are not part of the ERP regulatory authorities. Therefore, the Countys wetland buffer requirement does add protections beyond that provided by the authorities of the ERP program. From the NWFWMD letter: There would be many instances where more protection of wetland and surface water resources would be provided by the County than through the ERP program. Comprehensive plan policies are much better suited to protecting wetland and water resources at the landscape scale. As such they are not duplicative of ERP regulations and may actually help reduce the need for ERP-related regulatory interactions with the public. And: Thus, to ensure continued protection of wetland and water resources of Wakulla County, it is recommended that the County consider retaining policy language that provides for wetland resource protection and buffer zones, particularly for future development planning, while adopting sufficient variance language as necessary to avoid hardships to the owners of preexisting lots that cannot support buffer zones due to their physical dimensions and characteristics. As born out in these agency letters, Commissioners can no longer hide behind the claims that the state offers duplicative or even stronger provisions to protect wetlands. These statements were both red herrings and (knowingly) false to avoid the real issue that the super-majority of Commissioners does not in fact want to truly protect wetlands despite overwhelming support to do so. Safeguarding our wetlands and natural resources, which the County overtly touts and wishes to capitalize and which many businesses and local jobs rely on, means leaving our local protections in place. I, as Im sure a great many of my fellow Wakullans, now fully expect the County and the Commission to drop its pursuit of eliminating our wetlands protections. Respectfully,Chad Hansonchad.email@example.com Editor, The News : I want to send out a big, big, thank you to Lisa Erickson for her faithful large monthly donations to Cauzican Animal Rescue and Bonnie Brinson. This Christmas, Lisa made a very large donation which enabled Bonnie to save 12 cats by using the money to spay/neuter, vaccinate and get rabies shots. Now all of them will not be killed, but adopted or sent to rescue. I adopted a beautiful calico kitten from this group. For this past year, Ms. Lisa's considerable donations have enabled Bonnie to save over 100 cats and some special need dogs. I pray God will bless Lisa. We cat lovers of Wakulla County thank her so much for her generosity. Kathryn Wilson Editor, The News : Wakulla County Extension Office Master Gardener Program Over the past year, the Wakulla County Extension Office worked to train a new volunteer staff of Master Gardeners (MG) and during this time, the MGs came to have a great appreciation for the work and dedication of the extension of ce staff to the residents of Wakulla County. Extension of ce director, Les Harrison and FAMU/Multicounty extension agent Trevor Hilton worked countless hours, mostly nights and weekends, teaching MGs about the best management practices for designing, planting and caring for plants and landscapes in residential environments in a Florida-Friendly way. Wakulla county extension of ce manager, Cathy Frank, served as the administrator for the MG class, and did an excellent job overseeing volunteer hours and class assignments. MG class members worked this past year, clearing out the demonstration gardens at the extension of ce. MGs planted three seasons of vegetable crops in the vegetable garden as part of their training program, learning the most effective techniques and methods for growing plants in Wakulla County. These gardens had been minimally maintained in recent years, so there was a great deal of cleaning out the under-brush and weeds and amending the soil with organic matter so that by the time the third season crops were planted, the beds had a very robust soil and the vegetable garden yielded a fresh and bountiful crop of produce. The MGs harvested and donated the fresh produce to food banks in Crawfordville and Panacea, Florida on Saturday, November 23, 2013. The food banks distributed the produce just prior to the Thanksgiving holiday. Now certi ed, the new master gardeners are eager to work with Wakulla county residents to solve gardening dilemmas and create more beautiful and sustainable gardens and landscapes. Registration for the 2014 Master Gardener class is currently underway. Contact the UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension Of ce at 850-926-3931 for more information about the upcoming classes. Don and Sharon McClendon and Tim and Becky Devlin Editor, The News : Thanks to some wonderful women at the Breastfeeding Wakulla group a while back, I learned about cloth diapers. With the help of my family I was able to get a stash of cloth diapers so I could diaper my baby. This led me to search for a way to help others in the same situation that I was in. After doing some research I found the Rebecca Foundation and contacted them. I spoke with the founder and decided they were who I was looking for. The personal touch she took with contacting me and helping me through the process made me proud to be a part of the foundation. Now I need to get the word out that there is help in our area. I serve up to 50 miles away from me. We are always accepting donations as they help us to help others. The service is free to families in need. We loan cloth diapers for up to a year at a time and all we ask is that, if you get diapers through us, that you volunteer two hours a month. I know we have a lot of families that could use this help. I can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Erin Stubbs President The Rebecca Foundation Cloth Diaper Closet Big Bend ChapterState values our countys wetlands Amanda Mayoramayor@thewakullanews.netIf you would have asked me this time last year what I thought 2013 would have in store for me, even my best guess would not have included the recap I am about to give. I was beyond blessed this year in so many ways. First, the thing I had worked towards since high school came true to fruition in April as I was invited aboard as a reporter for The News. In turn, that brought me to Wakulla County, where I have met so many amazing people, was given the opporunity to witness incredible acts of sel essness through organizations such as Refuge House and the Coalition for Youth and their efforts, especially with Operation Santa. I just want to extend a huge thank you to all those who have been patient with me this year as I tried my best to bring you the news with accuracy. Then, on Sept. 19, the moment pictured to the right happened so unexpectedly. After two and a half years of dating, I was asked to be someones wife. Since then, of course, wedding planning has been in full force the big day to happen in February at Pebble Hill Plantation in Thomasville, Ga. On top of that, we have also purchased our rst home. What a whirlwind of a year it has been. Be on the lookout in February for my new last name and new email address! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season. Heres to you all and a healthy, happy and successful 2014!
www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, January 2, 2014 Page 5 Wakulla Worship Centers Medart Area Crawfordville Area Sopchoppy Coastal Wakulla Station 9:30am Worship Service850-745-84123383 Coastal HighwayChrist Church AnglicanWednesday 6:00 pm Dinner 6:45 pm Bible Study Children, Youth and Adult Bible ClassesThursday 10:00 am Adult Bible StudyThe Rev. John Spicer, RectorSunday Nursery available 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 Ochlockonee BayUnited Methodist ChurchSunday Worship 9 a.m. Adult Sunday School 10:30 a.m.Pastor Kevin Hall(850) 984-0127 Sopchoppy United Methodist ChurchSunday School 9:45 a.m. Worship 11 a.m.Pastor Kevin Hall850-962-2511 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 St. Elizabeth Ann SetonCatholic Church Fr. Edward T. Jones, Pastor3609 Coastal Hwy. Crawfordville 850 926-1797Sunday Mass 10:00 am Wednesday & Thursday Mass 7:00 pm Monday Mass 3:30 pm Eden Springs 1st Saturday of every month: Confessions 10:30 11:30 and 3:00 4:00 Adoration Mass 10:00 am S t 360 360 Cemetery lots and Cremain spaces available.850509-7630 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. 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, 96213Schedule of Services SUNDAY: Refreshments Sunday School Worship Prayer WEDNESDAY: Supper Pioneer Club: Youth and Adult Classes 9:30am 10:00am 11:00am 6:00pm 6:00pm 6:30pm Pastor John S. Dunning (From Rhema Bible Training Center) www.ochcc.org Blood Bought Word Taught Spirit WroughtSpirit Life ChurchPentecostal 962-9000 2889C Crawfordville Hwy 850.926.9308 bigbendhospice.org Were Here to Share the Journey... 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) religious views and events ChurchHonoring Your Loved One In PrintFREE Standard Obituaries in The Wakulla News & Online (850) 926-7102 Your church ad here! (850) 926-7102 OUT TO PASTOR To judge or not to judge, that is the dilemmaBy JAMES L. SNYDER The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage does not allow any pets in our domicile. Something about cleaning up their mess and eas and other things that I cannot recall. When our last child moved out of the house so did all pets. They are now just fond memories, at least on my side. So no pets are roaming around our house but I do have a variety of pet peeves. My wife graciously allows me to keep my pet peeves as long as I keep them to myself and that they do not mess up the house. For the most part, I try to do that, but occasionally one of my pets escapes from its pen. A pet peeve that recently escaped from its cage is, people taking something out of context to prove their point. You can make anything say and mean anything you want it to say or mean. The politicians have perfected this art and I think it ought to remain within the con nes of Washington DC. It always amazes me that politicians can virtually say the same thing to different crowds and have it mean different things to separate crowds. Nobody can twist and turn words like professional politician. Just think what these politicians could do if they put this great talent to bene t the people of the United States who elected them. Getting back to my pet peeve. Perhaps a few examples might help explain what I am talking about. In Pennsylvania, we have a saying that if you do not hear the whole thing you might just misunderstand what it is about and jump to the wrong conclusion. The saying goes like this, Throw Papa down the stairs... and if you stop here, Papa may go tumbling down the stairs. However, it is the end of that saying that changes the whole meaning of that phrase, ... his hat. If you focus on the rst part of the phrase, you completely misunderstand what it is all about and poor old Papa will suffer the consequences. I wonder how many people have been thrown down the stairs because somebody just heard part of what was actually said. Another one has to do with my wife. We have been married for over 40 years and get along famously but every now and then she will say, Who do you think you are? The rst time I heard this I was rather stunned. If I would take that question by itself and divorce it from its context, I might ounder in the sea of despondency. After all, if my wife of 40 something years does not know who I am, something is amiss. Perhaps, after all these years, she is losing it, whatever it is. On the other hand, after all these years she still cannot gure me out. I nd that rather silly myself. I am a rather simple person. My wife has a different name for it, she calls it simpleton but it means the same, I think. I distinctly remember one time when she asked this question she caught me off guard and I reintroduced myself to her. Let me just say, I will never make that mistake again. Every so often, she will say in a voice loud enough for everybody in the house to hear, Somebody in this house is getting to be very messy. The first time I heard this I went through the house looking for that somebody not knowing that it was me. At least I am somebody in this house, which is better than, Who do you think you are? It is important to put everything together and in context. Perhaps the most ridiculous example of this is people quoting the Bible. It always amazes me that those who claim the Bible is not really true, always cite the Bible to prove their point. Those who pick out fragments of the Bible to prove their point are rather pathetic. Who has not heard somebody quote Matthew 7:1? Judge not, that ye be not judged. From that, they conclude that Jesus does not want us to judge anybody for anything. If they took the pains to read a few more verses they would nd out that they are completely misunderstanding what Jesus is talking about. I have yet to hear somebody pull out Hebrews 12:6, For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth. It sort of sounds like judging to me. If somebody wants to excuse something they are doing, they will invariably pull some phrase out of the Bible, always out of context, and hide behind it. It would be like a two hundred pound man hiding behind a golf club thinking nobody can see him. When our grandchildren were younger, they thought if they closed their eyes, we could not see them. Just because they could not see did not mean we could not see. That is okay for small children but when it comes into adulthood, it is quite silly. I have read my Bible over one hundred times throughout my life and I have learned one basic truth that goes along with this. True love always judges without being judgmental.Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship in Ocala. Call him at (866) 552-2543 or e-mail jamessnyder2@ att.net. Suicide Victims BEREAVEMENT COLUMNBy TRACY RENEE LEESuicide is tragic and it spikes around the holidays each year. As a funeral director, I see families suffering suicide loss year after year. Not only are they suffering the loss of their loved one, they are suffering an internal strife of blame and guilt. The holiday season is a time full of tradition and family heritage. Depressed individuals generally complain of feeling empty inside and alone. With the rich focus on belonging and love at this time of year, those suffering depression may not be able to endure the activities, traditions and heritage surrounding them. The juxtaposition of their feelings or perceptions, to the merry holiday festivities, may indeed lead them to end their life. To endure such an extreme loss at this time of year is particularly harrowing. Turn to Page 6Preacher feature: Pastor Glenn Hamel HEAVENS TO BETSYBy DR. BETSY GOEHRIG Pastor Glenn Hamel is the Pastor and Director of Promised Land Ministries in Crawfordville, as well as the dishwasher, cook, toilet cleaner, etc. The church is located at 20 Church Road in Crawfordville. The congregation is preparing to move the church in January to new facilities at 3167 Coastal Highway in Crawfordville. Sunday services are at 10:30 a.m. with lunch after each service at noon. Wednesday evening services are at 7 p.m., with dinner at 5:30 p.m. Their thrift store location is at 3299 Crawfordville Highway. Turn to Page 6 Glenn Hamel with wife, Vera.SPECIAL TO THE NEWS
From Page 5 Nearly 750,000 individuals commit suicide yearly (Worden, 2009). Statistics show that those who have suffered a suicidal loss may be at risk of suicide themselves. If you have thoughts of suicide, or if you are contemplating such an action, immediately seek intervention. Do not hint or allude to your intentions or dif culties. Be speci c and immediately reach out to a medical or suicide intervention facility. Dial 911, tell them you need help, get yourself to the emergency room, and allow someone to intervene for you. Remember, although you might not love yourself, you are loved by others. Even though you cannot recognize it now, you have value, and there will be those who will sorely mourn your loss. Depression can be a deadly condition, but it is also preventable. The goal in crime-prevention is to separate the criminal from the victim, before a heinous crime is committed. In suicide, the victim and the perpetrator are the same person. Physically, it is impossible to separate them. Psychological and medical interventions are very effective anti-crime tools for thwarting suicide. If an alert individual is able to identify a suicidal person, or if a suicidal person will identify him or herself and seek help, a life may be saved, a crime may be prevented, and a family may remain whole.Tracy Renee Lee is a funeral director, author, and freelance writer. It is my lifes work to comfort the bereaved and help them live on. Please follow my blog at http://pushinup-daisies.blogspot. com/ and Twitter account @PushnUpDaisies, visit my website www.QueenCityFuneralHome.com or read my book Pushin Up Daisies for additional encouragement and information. Page 6 THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, January 2, 2014 www.thewakullanews.comObituaries Irving W. Greek Carey Chester Myers Rev. Alford F. Sands Frances Smith Chester Myers Irving W. Greek CareyPreacher feature: Pastor Glenn Hamel HEAVENS TO BETSY From Page 5 A food bank at the Church Rd. location is open to the community the first Wednesday of each month, from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. For more information, call (850) 926-3281 or go to their website at www.promiselandministies.org. In addition to the congregations services, Promise Land Ministries has a strong community outreach. They have a well-established Mens ministry, with the Church Rd. facilities providing housing for 17 men, plus the graduation house providing housing for 8 men, for an average of 20-25. Most of men were homeless or about to be, with the majority having substance abuse issues or some other life controlling problem. Promise Land offers a substance abuse recovery ministry. They help them get on their feet. According to Pastor Glenn, they introduce them to Jesus and build that relationship and foundation on which to stand when they leave. There is a 32-week program, based on availability, after which they can move to the graduation house, which is like a transitional house, where the men can come and go, based on their employment. Promise Land helps them continue in their walk and recovery. They can stay up to a year. I was rst introduced to Promise Land through their lawn care ministry, which is donation based. It helps the men learn a trade and helps them get back on their feet, and the donations helping support the outreach ministries in the community. I have been very impressed with their work, under the direction of Ed Layton, who has served with Promise Land Ministries since 2008. Promise Land plans to open a womens ministry in early 2014. They have a house to renovate before opening. This ministry will be a similar program as the mens ministry, but on a smaller scale, initially for 6-8 women. When asked about a ministry for the children, Pastor Glenns answer was one day he hopes to have a family home one day. Next on the books in the progression of developing his vision is a home for veterans. One of his men is a veteran, and they are working with the Veterans Foundation to get funding for a home. They are currently looking for a location, seeking the donation of land and a house with at least four bedrooms. Celebrate Recovery meetings will begin when the new facilities open. The original ministries began in 1991 as the Spring Creek Community Church, Promise Land Ministries, and The Watch. These organizations all merged, and later all became Promised Land Ministries. The name came out of one of the rst residents who woke up sober for the rst time in a long time and felt like he was in The Promised Land. When they went to incorporate, Promise Land was already taken, as was Promise Land Ministries, so it became Promise Land Ministries Lighthouse. Pastor Glenn has been with Promise Land since 2001. He had previously been the Manager of Shoneys Restaurant in Tallahassee on Monroe St. He knew he wanted to serve the Lord in some full-time capacity and that he had a calling on his life. He started with the Wakulla area teen and childrens home, organized by Koncha Inc. as one of the house-parents. He had two young ladies in the home who were pregnant and were helped through their food bank and clothing closet at the home. He ministered at whatever level he could while being at Shoneys. The Davises were running Promised Land at the time. They were ready to retire and called and told Hamel that God said they were supposed to turn the ministry over to him. Well, Lord, Ive been praying for full-time ministry. I was thinking of a nice big church, a big congregation but let me go look. There were cabins all around, and no dorm. There was a homeless coed shelter. There were 4 beds per cabin. The facilities had a 10x10 trailer out back that Billie and Bruce Davis lived in, as he ministered at the Spring Creek Community Church and they ran the Promise Land Shelter. At that time, Glenn had four kids and knew it wasnt feasible to move out there in the small trailer with his family. I initially thought, No way! Sometime shortly after that, God woke me up and took me to the Bible for an answer. James 2:14 says, What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if you say you have faith but do not have works? Pastor Glenn argued with God, Ive got deeds. I have a food bank and a clothes closet. I have deeds. If you want me to pack up and move to Promise Land and take over, you will have to tell me speci cally. He continued reading in James, Was not Abraham considered righteous when he offered Isaac unto the Lord. He then said, Okay, and on June 10, 2001, he moved out there with his kids. He and his wife Vera now have seven kids from age 2 to 21. For a long time Promise Land was a non-pro t organization. In 2011, it was re-incorporated as a church. Pastor Glenn feels God has done a miraculous work and reached the community on a much more significant level when they went back to being a church. Glenn was rst called into ministry when in the 8th grade, but at that time, girls and partying were more important. He was having a good ol time that was more important to him than what God wanted. Both of his grandfathers were good Southern Baptist preachers. One was named Glenn and one Melvin--hes named after both, Glenn Melvin. He started being obedient again and dedicated his life to Christ when he was about 26 years old. Among those who have been an inspiration in his life and ministry are his grandfathers, for sure. A local pastor who has also been in uential in his life, when he was called into ministry, was Henry Jones of River of Life. Pastor Glenn recently took his family to Indonesia (where his wife is from) for ve weeks. He is grateful for having great leadership to step up and help while away. His family are very involved in the ministries at Promise Land. His wife and children serve on the praise team, under the leadership of his wife. A son plays guitar, a daughter plays piano, and another daughter does sign language. Others are learning to play the drums, and they all sing. This helps make the program differentvery family oriented. Everyone who enters it becomes part of the family. This helps create a bond with the guys. It makes a big difference when they realize somebody does care about them. Many miss their own families and now they get to hang out with the Pastors family and church family. A scripture that has been especially meaningful for his life and ministry is Romans 8:28, We know that all things work together for good for those who love God, who are called according to his purpose. Pastor Glenn says, God has a purpose and a plan and will bring it together for your bene t if you keep your eyes on him. God is certainly touching our community in many ways though the purpose and vision to which God has called Pastor Glenn Hamel and his wife Vera and their family. Your source for everything local3119-A Crawfordville Hwy. 926-7102 www.thewakullanews.com OFF F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F the EATIN patha monthly page inThe WakuulanewsYouve got questions we have answers Q: Where are the best places to eat? A: Check out theReverend Alford F. SandsReverend Alford F. Sands, 87, a minister in the Assembly of God Church, joined his Lord and Savior in Heaven on December 24, 2013. He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelee C. Sands on December 12, 2013. A son of the late Malcolm and Florie Newbold Sands, he was born in Spanish Wells, Bahamas on July 16, 1926. He is survived by his children, Gary and Colleen Sands, Sharon and Chris Grif n, Saundra and Dennis Williams; seven grandchildren; ve great-grandchildren and one sister. He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents, and siblings, Andrew Sands and Claudine Sands Underwood. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, January 3, 2014 at Abbey Funeral Home, with interment following at Tallahassee Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 2, 2014 at Abbey Funeral Home. In lieu of owers, donations may be made to either Concord Victory Assembly of God, 3012 Concord Road, Havana, Florida 32333 or to Samaritans Purse, www.samaritanpurse.org. The online guestbook is at www. abbeyfh.com. Chester Leon Myers, 72, passed away Saturday, December 21, 2013 at his home in Crawfordville, FL. He was born in Bradenton, FL and had lived in this area for eight years. He was of the Baptist Faith. He retired after 32 years with Tropicana Glass Products as an Upkeep Mechanic. In lieu of owers, donations may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. Memorial Services were on Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 7 p.m. at Bevis Funeral Home, Harvey-Young Chapel, in Crawfordville, FL. Bevis Funeral Home, HarveyYoung Chapel in Crawfordville is assisting the family with arrangements. (850-926-3333 or bevisfh.com) He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Sandra Ann Myers; children: James and Tronna Myers, Jeffrey and Jennifer Myers, Rebecca and Kevin McAllister, Johnny Myers and Michael Myers; brothers: Charles Myers and Wayne Myers; sisters: Betty Bar eld, Charlene Logue and Ann Burdette; six grandchildren: Raymond and Crystal Myers, Kyle McAllister, Jessica Myers, Amanda McAllister and Carley Myers; two great grandchildren: Lilly Frey and Jacob Myers. Irving W. "Greek" Carey, of Crawfordville, FL., died Dec. 4, 2013. He was born in Tarpon Springs, FL. on Feb. 17, 1931 to Isadora Nedley Carey and Walter Carey. He served as an active duty Marine for eight years and continued service as a naval reservist for an additional 14 years. He moved to North Florida in 1967 to work for Southeastern Telephone Company, as it was then known. He later retired from there. He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Marlene Cavanaugh Carey; his children, Phil Carey (Sue), Walter Carey, Mary Ann Smith (Les) and their mother Eva Nelson; his step-children, Chip Agerton and Margaret "Cissy" Agerton Jones; six grandchildren and six great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and a step-son, Charles "Chuck" Agerton. A graveside service, with Military Honors by the U.S. Marine Corp, will be held at Roselawn Cemetery on Monday, December 9, 2013 at 11 AM. A private family viewing will be held one hour prior to the service at the graveside. In lieu of owers, contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL., 32308. Charles McClellan Funeral Home, Quincy, FL., (850) 627-7677, is in charge of arrangements. Frances SmithFrances R. Smith, 82, passed away on Monday, December 23, 2013 in Tallahassee, FL. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Mack Smith in 1982 and her daughter, Ida Metcalf earlier this year. Frances was born in Tallahassee and spent her entire life in Wakulla County. Other survivors include three children, Lesley J. Smith (Cherie) of Panacea; Gretchen Harvey (Mike) of Crawfordville; and Naomi Coughlin (Tim) of Tallahassee; one brother, Bert Robison (Bessie) of Carrabelle; nine grandchildren; and several great grandchildren. A graveside service was held at 11 a.m. on Friday, December 27, 2013 at the Panacea Cemetery. Family received friends at the cemetery one hour prior to the service. 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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, January 2, 2014 Page 7happenings in our community CommunityJoin us on Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 7 p.m. as Dr. Adam King presents The Etowah-Lake Jackson Connection: Shared Iconography, Linked Histories. It has long been recognized that the famous Mississippian (AD 900-1600) mound centers of Lake Jackson, on the Florida Panhandle, and Etowah, in northwestern Georgia, were linked through shared objects, imagery, and ritual themes. This talk will draw upon recent advances in iconographic research to explore the meaning of those shared images and themes, in particular on items of embossed copper, engraved shell, and ef gy pipes. Ultimately, this comparison sheds new light on the connections that linked Etowah and Lake Jackson. PAST meetings are at the B. Calvin Jones Center for Archaeology at the Gov. Martin House, 1001 De Soto Park Dr., Tallahassee. De Soto Park Dr. is off Lafayette St. between Seminole Dr. and Myers Park Dr. Look for the PAST sign on Lafayette St. on the evening of the meeting. Call 850.245-6444 for information or visit www. past-tallahassee.orgBy DON GREGG Varsity Assistant coachThe Wakulla High School Boys Soccer team is on track to surpass the seasons of 2005-06 (136-2) and 2006-07 (14-6-1) for victories and win-loss percentage. The team is now 11-4-0 overall and 7-2-0 in District 2-2A play. with the rst half of the season completed. Team goals are to set new heights for regular season play and advance deep into the playoffs. Winning the last game has been a priority for the team. The War Eagles are on a seven game winning streak with only ve regular season games remaining and then playoffs commence. Four of the remaining ve games are non-district games. Godby will be the opponent for the last District game. The team is currently in rst place in the district and should be seeded number one for the playoffs. WHS will host the District 2-2A playoffs from Jan. 21-24. District 2-2A includes: Godby, East Gadsden, Florida, Rickards, Taylor, and Wakulla. Final seedings will be updated and posted later. The Varsity squad is led by Head coach Bob Wallace and Assistant coach Don Gregg. The JV is coached by David Chadwell and Bryan Camp. The team is led by Seniors Captain Tyler Bennett (8 Goals, 1 Assist), Captain Jacob Martinez (6G, 3A), Micah Gray (10G,1A), Jonathan Phillips (Goalkeeper), Josh Vick (10G, 4A), E.J. Yeboah (2G, 3A), and a compliment of underclassmen. Defenders are Dalton Rathel, Riley Carrier, Joseph Kramer and mid- elders/strikers are Alan Pearson (2G2A), Jordan Vaughan (3G,3A), Matthew Warnock (2G,3A), and Tarique Humes (3G,7A). Most of the teams seniors have been with on varsity 3 to 4 years and many were starters during their tenure. They want to prove that this year will be very rewarding. Our goal is to win the regular season District Championship, win the District Playoff Championship and advance well into the Regionals. This achievement does not come cheaply. It will take hard work and commitment. The opportunity is there for the taking, the team will just have to rise to the task. Preparation is the key to success. "The will to win is also important, but the will to prepare to win is paramount" Joe Paterno. Sportsmanship is paramount at any level of competition and especially in high school athletics. We, as coaches and teachers, hope to inspire good sportsmanship and fair play to our players, in addition to the development of talent and teamwork. Teamwork makes magic. This season we are working towards our goals and hope to achieve success and so far we are on the right track. The new year will begin with a home game against John Paul II on Monday, Jan. 6 at 5 p.m., followed by our last district game on Friday, Jan. 10, at home against Godby at 7 p.m. The JV squad will play in a two day tournament beginning Jan. 10 at Lincoln and Chiles. We would to thank all of our fans, parents, boosters, administration and staff for all of their support and involvement. From FDOT Based on the results of a recent speed study, the Florida Department of Transportation will increase the speed limit from 35 MPH to 45 MPH on State Road 61 (U.S. 319) between Taff Drive and Council Moore Road in Wakulla County. New speed limit signs will be installed by noon on Monday, Jan. 6. Maintenance activities are weather dependent and may be delayed or rescheduled in the event of inclement weather. Drivers are reminded to pay attention to the speed limit when traveling State Road 61 between Taff Drive and Council Moore Road in Wakulla County. For more Florida Department of Transportation District Three information follow us on twitter @MyFDOT_NWFL.Speed limit changes are set for U.S. 319 in Wakulla County PAST meeting set for Jan. 7War Eagle Soccer team is having a successful seasonSpecial to The NewsThe wildcat wrestling team traveled to Cairo Georgia for the Syrup Maker Classic tournament over the past weekend for their rst tournament of the season. After a long day of great competition the Wildcats brought home four placers. Athan Dempsey and Dylan Peebles both placed second while teammates Dalton Higgons and Jared Roddenberry both brought home fourthplace nishes. Garrett Brown, Charles Owens, Daniel Johnson, Brody Hodge, Jacob Brown and Brandon Tucker were all one match away from taking home a medal. This weeks WMS wrestlers of the week were Dylan Peebles who made his rst nals appearance and Dalton Higgons who, despite losing his first match, came back to win four consecutive matches before losing in the consolation nals this past weekend. The team will pick back up after the holidays when they compete in the Bear Claw Classic at RMS on Jan. 11. Dalton Higgons Dylan Peebles WMS wrestlers compete in Syrup Maker ClassicSpecial to The NewsJonathan Chunn, a 2013 graduate of Wakulla High School, was named to the Presidents Honor Roll at the University of Florida for the Fall 2013 semester. To be eligible for the Presidents Honor Roll at UF, a student must have a 4.0 grade point average and a minimum of 15 credit hours. Chunn is majoring in Chemical Engineering. He is also doing research with a distinguished professor on semiconductor materials and production. Chunn was also elected as an of cer in the University of Florida Chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, community service coordinator and corporate liaison.Chunn is named to Presidents Honor Roll at UF Christine Savage of Tallahassee and Eddie Hutton of Crawfordville will be married on Jan. 4 at 2 p.m. in Sopchoppy. Elder Bruce Taylor is of ciating.Savage Hutton wedding announcement Wakulla Middle School holds annual Spelling BeeSpecial to The NewsThe Wakulla Middle School Wildcats hosted their annual Spelling Bee on Tuesday, Dec. 3. Madison Sarvis won rst place in sixth grade and Mia Jester placed second. The winning word was hedgehog. Jaquesha Jefferson spelled the word intact and placed rst for the seventh grade, while Annalisa Prestia placed second. In eighth grade, the first place winner was Yulia Moody with the spelling of sulking. The eighth grade second place winner was Frankie Wilburn. All six competitors battled for the overall WMS winning trophy and Yulia Moody came out on top, spelling the word recoup. The six winners will compete at the Wakulla County District Spelling Bee on Friday, Jan. 10 at 9:30 a.m. in the District Of ce Auditorium.
Page 8 THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, January 2, 2014 www.thewakullanews.comoutdoor sports and shing reports OutdoorsUnderwaterWakulla& Gregg Stanton By Travis Kersting A Christmas Day Tragedy The ght to open Wakulla Springs to public cave diving was emotional on both sides of the debate. On one side, our human sense of adventure includes a degree of risk, which we mitigate with training and experience. On the other side, and equally adamant against allowing divers access to the Springs, was that at some point a cave diver would perish from his/her mistakes. Its a fact that people (divers and non-divers alike) must come to terms with our mortality, after all we are mortal humans. Diving is an exercise in risk management not unlike riding a bicycle, climbing a rock wall, skiing on snow, skate boarding in a parking lot, or driving a car. Our condolences go out to the family who lost a father and son while diving at a popular inland karts feature called Eagles Nest this past Christmas Day. The news media and Facebook are alive with articles and debates about this emotional topic. Again we see two sides to the story. That of a community of divers who know the dangers and appeal of Eagles Nest and now the voice of a grieving family who have already voiced their intention to close this popular dive site to the public. Eagles Nest has several diving opportunities open to the public. Located in the Chassahowitzka Wildlife Management Area in Hernando County, Florida, just north of Tampa, and at the end of a 30 minute drive along a dirt road. This beautiful site has a large shallow basin accessed by a board walk and wooden steps down to the water. In the middle, a vertical tunnel drops from 40 feet to 70 feet and opens up into a huge room, that drops to a cone in the center at 120 feet and slopes down to 200 feet at the outer edges. Unlike Wakulla Springs, water ows across this room from an upstream cave to a down stream cave. Properly equipped and trained divers can nd a wide range of diving opportunity, from shallow recreational open water in the basin, to cavern (within sight of light, less than 100 feet deep and 200 feet from the surface, better than 40 foot visibility), to full cave conditions that reach 200 feet within the same room. Warning signs regarding the risks of the site are posted at the landing as it is a popular site for people to recreate. The divers who didnt surface alive on Christmas Day are reported to have been a father and his 15 year old son. The father was not formally trained in cave diving and the son was not formally trained on scuba at all. The online forums are on re with remarks about how people should not go beyond their training especially into caves without formal and specialized training. New divers trained in Florida are often introduced to and warned of our overhead environment for this very reason. Already, not three days after the event, reports abound that the family wants Eagles Nest closed to diving because the site is dangerous. Several people have died there inthe past 30 years. Experienced divers familiar with the site, agree it is dangerous to people who lack the proper training to dive there. Several decades ago a trained father son team tragically perished while diving a shipwreck. The hazards of shipwreck diving were emphasized at the time but no public outcry resulted blaming the wreck for the tragedy. With all due respect to the family reacting to their loss, the cave is not at fault here. Actually the cave is seldom responsible in these cases. Instead the cause is almost always a lack of cave speci c training, experience and/or proper equipment for the condition of the activity. To ask for a cave to be closed because untrained divers perished is a lot like asking for a highway to be closed when a driver has an accident. Accidents are common and are tragically accepted in everyday life yet people do not cry out for roads to close. The loss of these two divers should be a learning experience for all divers. The caves are unforgiving and deserve our respect. Like so many activities in life, only when properly trained can we enjoy them in awe and amazement. 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Alligator Point, Ochlockonee BayDog Island West End Shell Point, Spring Creek St. Marks River EntranceTide 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. I was on the Real Thing POLARIS PATROL: By MARJ LAWI was lucky, lucky, lucky to serve on a Polaris submarine, said Joe Walls to me after I read William Snowdens column about wanting to purchase a Polaris sub from the back of a comic magazine as a child. Here I was, just a high school graduate, acting as a draftsman and surveyor. An envelope came in the mail. It was from the government. Before I opened it, I knew it was my draft notice. Yes, I had planned to serve. However, before opening that letter, I dashed over to the Navy recruiting of ce in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. My dad had been in the Navy, and he explained to me the best place to work. Being a submariner is an elite group, my dad told me. Theyre also called the Silent Service. If you have the chance, try to get on a sub. The training will help in your future career. The government already had Joes testing scores from the draft, and the Navy recruiter said Joe quali ed. The Navy took more tests in boot camp to make sure he could handle the training and the nuclear portion required even higher evaluations. Then there were the psychological tests as well, to show he could hack being in con ned quarters. So Joe got on the USS Patrick Henry SSBN599. The Patrick Henry was 383 feet long and the hull was 36 feet in diameter. It carried 16 Polaris A-3 missiles and 21 warheaded torpedoes. Each bunk was about 6.5 long by 3 wide by 30 inches high. At 6 tall, Joe couldnt even sit up in his bunk. At the head of the bunk, Joes locker was 2.5 by 2.5 by 3. All personal belongings had to t in them. He put dress blues under his mattress to keep them pressed. It was exciting. Even today, I cant tell you where we went. The informations still classified. However, I can tell you that one time we were under the Polar ice cap. Can you imagine a thick sheet of ice between you and the air? We were all on super alert and additional navigation people stayed on watch. We could hear the sonar pinging that told us about how far we were from the ice above us! I will always remember the day the Captain pinned the silver dolphins on my uniform. You dont get them when you board. It takes about a year. You have to study different systems and qualify on watches from the bow of the ship to the stern. Damage control, closing valves, firefighting strategy, emergency air breathing devices. You had to learn a lot to be awarded those dolphins. We were assembled in front of the entire crew. The Captain brought each one of us forward, pinned the dolphins, and we saluted. It was some big moment, believe me. When we were on patrol, we wore blue coveralls. When I heard we were directly under a Soviet ship, my coveralls were in big danger. The Captains voice comes over the 1MC: Rig ship for ultra quiet. All personnel not on watch go directly to their bunks. No talking. No whispers. No movement on ship. The Soviets are ring practice depth charges above us. We hear the explosions. Even though they are using dummy charges, yes, we hear them. And their own subs were in war games above us. If you can get below a temperature gradient in the water, you are invisible to sonar. We are below that level, running deep. We can hear their submarines because they are noisy unlike an American sub. With the machinery sounds, we even know which sub is above us! And, in this same region, as we move silently under that eet, the throttleman hears a ding. Im the reactor operator, and I hear it, too. Its a rotating noise, so we know its the propeller. We hold our speed down, so we do not transmit any vibration noise. We limp back to port at a slow speed. When we return, we get a whole new propeller. Yes, that was pretty exciting. Im sorry, Bill, that you never got that ride on a Polaris sub. I was lucky. I did. SPECIAL TO THE NEWS SPECIAL TO THE NEWSJoe Walls USS Patrick Henry, a 383 foot long Polaris missile submarine.
www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, January 2, 2014 Page 9reports Law Enforcement and CourtsSheri s ReportOn Saturday, Dec. 21, a 33-year-old St. Marks man reported being the victim of an accidental shooting in Panama City. The complainant reported that he was at a Panama City club and then attended a party at a nearby residence. During the course of the party a rearm was passed around which went off and struck the victim in the foot. Wakulla EMS responded to St. Marks and transported the victim to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. The Bay County Sheriffs Of ce was noti ed about the incident. Deputy David Pienta, Sgt. Danny Harrell and Detective Clint Beam investigated. THURSDAY, DEC. 19 Deputy Nick Boutwell and Riversprings Middle School administrators received information that a student was allegedly in possession of marijuana on campus. The marijuana was recovered at the school and two students were suspended from school with the possibility of expulsion. Both students, a 14-year-old male and a 15-year-old male, were honest and cooperative during the investigation. Deputy Boutwell declined to charge either student. The marijuana weighed 3.9 grams and was turned in to the WCSO Evidence Division. Isaac Thomas of Crawfordville and a 17-year-old female juvenile were involved in a minor traf c crash at Wakulla High School when the student backed into the other motorist. There were no injuries and minor damage to the vehicles. Deputy Scott Rojas investigated. Ricky Williams of Crawfordville reported a credit card offense. The victim observed six suspicious charges on his bank account. The charges were created at Wal-Marts in Orlando, Clermont and Ocoee and at an inn in Minnesota. The total amount of the charges was $478. The information was passed along to law enforcement agencies in the areas where the fraud occurred. Sgt. Ray Johnson and Detective Randy Phillips investigated. FRIDAY, DEC. 20 Stephanie Exline of Crawfordville reported the theft of medications. A suspect has been identified. Deputy Anthony Paul investigated. James Doyle of Family Dollar in Crawfordville reported an illegal dumping. Three bags of residential trash was dumped into the store dumpster. A person of interest was identi ed. Deputy Mike Zimba investigated. Catherine Criswell of Crawfordville and David Phillips of Crawfordville were involved in a two vehicle traf c crash at 2894 Crawfordville Highway. There were no injuries and minor damage. Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated. Danielle Verity of Crawfordville was involved in a one vehicle traf c crash on Rehwinkel Road. The victim was reaching for something in her vehicle when she left the roadway and struck a power pole. The driver was not seriously injured. However, the vehicle was towed from the scene. Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated. SATURDAY, DEC. 21 Herman Ingram of Crawfordville reported a credit card offense. The victim discovered 24 unauthorized charges on his bank account. The 24 charges were made at Wal-Marts in Clermont and Ocoee for approximately $2,400. Sgt. Danny Harrell investigated. SUNDAY, DEC. 22 Christopher Alward of Crawfordville reported the theft of a ladder and tire rim from his yard. The stolen items are valued at $250. Deputy Mike Zimba investigated. Wal-Mart Asset Protection staff reported a retail theft. Two men allegedly stole a bicycle valued at $160. The bike was placed into the back of a pickup truck which left the scene northbound on Crawfordville Highway. Deputy Mike Zimba, Deputy Ross Hasty and Deputy Scott Powell investigated. MONDAY, DEC. 23 Barbara Gardner of Panacea Area Water System reported a felony criminal mischief. The water system night drop box was damaged. Damage was estimated at $300. Deputy Richard Moon investigated. Thomas Watters of Crawfordville reported a credit card offense. The victim observed charges at a Wal-Mart in Tampa and a soda machine in Tampa for a total of $119. Deputy Ward Kromer investigated. Toni Kennedy of Crawfordville reported a credit card offense. Two unauthorized charges were observed on her bank totaling $218. Deputy Ward Kromer investigated. Cindylee Calaluca of Sopchoppy reported a grand theft. Fifteen collectable Christmas houses were allegedly stolen from the victims property. The stolen property is valued at $9,000. Deputy Richard Moon and Detective Clint Beam investigated. Bernita Mack of Crawfordville dropped a Dachshund mix off at the Wakulla County Animal Shelter drop box. She had a change of heart later and decided to pick the dog up from the shelter but returned to nd the animal was gone and nobody at the shelter. Shelter workers did claimed not to have picked up the dog. Later, Leon County Animal Control reported being in possession of the animal due to the dog being identi ed by a microchip. The dog was returned to the owner. Deputy Ward Kromer and Animal Control Of- cer Mark Carter investigated. TUESDAY, DEC. 24 Earl Scott of Crawfordville reported the grand theft of a bicycle from his property. The bike is valued at $500. Deputy Alan Middlebrooks investigated. Leo Spears of the City of Sopchoppy reported a criminal mischief. A toilet paper holder in the mens bathroom at the city park was damaged. Damage is estimated at $25. A blunt object is thought to have been used to strike the holder. Lt. Jimmy Sessor investigated. WEDNESDAY, DEC. 25 Emily Chipps of Crawfordville reported a fraud. The victim received a thank you for ordering from Best Buy online. An unauthorized charge of $105 was observed. The order was for camera equipment that the victim claims she did not order. Deputy David Pienta investigated. Renee Giddens of Crawfordville reported a criminal mischief. Someone allegedly punctured two tires on her vehicle. A suspect has been identi ed. Deputy David Pienta investigated. The Wakulla County Sheriffs Of ce received 808 calls for service during the past week including: 35 residential and business alarms; 10 assists to other agencies; 72 citizen contacts; 16 disturbances; 19 E-911 abandoned cell calls; 8 E-911 abandoned calls; 12 E-911 regular calls; 35 investigations; 50 medical emergencies; 295 business and residential security checks; 18 special details; 10 thefts; 22 traf c enforcements; 50 traf c stops; and 16 watch orders. WCSO range fees have changedOn Jan. 1, the Wakulla County Sheriffs Of ce Training Center and Range near Sopchoppy fees were increased. The increase was done to allow the WCSO Range staff to better serve the community by making continuous improvements to the facility, according to Sheriff Charlie Creel. The general public membership fee will be $120 annually. Law Enforcement and all military memberships will be $80 annually. The daily use fee will be $15 and class fees for non-members will be $85. Class fees for members will be $70. Fees for advanced classes will be $120 for non-members and $100 for members. Range rental fees will be $50 for half a day and $100 for a full day as well as $15 per person. One of the improvements made at the WCSO Range is the new telephone system. The Range has a new telephone number that is now working properly. The Range staff can be reached at (850) 962-1239. By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE, Dec. 26 An administrative law judge has sided with the Florida Board of Education in a dispute about new requirements that could make it harder for faculty members to get --and keep tenure-like contracts at state colleges. The United Faculty of Florida in June challenged a rule that set new guidelines for "continuing" contracts at state colleges, including a requirement that colleges consider measures of student success in awarding the contracts. The state college system was long known as the community-college system. But Administrative Law Judge June C. McKinney rejected the faculty group's arguments that the Board of Education had overstepped its legal authority in approving the rule early this year. "(The) state board has adequate rulemaking authority and has complied with its statutory directive to focus on high-level policy decisions for personnel and contracting guidelines,'' McKinney wrote in a 30-page ruling Monday. The rule directed boards of trustees at state colleges to develop policies for continuing contracts, which are like tenure. But it also included requirements that would have to be included in the policies. Among other things, the United Faculty of Florida challenged part of the rule that increased the required period of time for instructors to qualify for the tenure-like contracts from three to ve years of service. Also, the faculty group questioned part of the rule that called for performance reviews that could lead to instructors losing their continuing contracts. Another disputed issue centered on measures of student success that the Board of Education said should be used in determining whether faculty members receive or keep the contracts. While college trustees would determine the criteria, the rule said the measures could involve such things as learning gains, graduation rates and job placements. "Apart from all of this rules other obvious aws, the SBE (State Board of Education) most directly and egregiously exceeds its rule authority where it obligates all colleges to determine ways to measure student success, and to use such student success measures as an essential criteria for both granting and removing tenure,'' the United Faculty of Florida argued in its petition led in June. "Without doubt, this part of the rule blatantly enlarges the provisions of the laws allegedly being implemented by this rule, neither of which says anything about student success being used by colleges as tenure granting/removal criteria, unlike the statutes governing K-12 education which do so in great detail.'' But attorneys for the Board of Education argued that state law gave the board the legal authority to adopt the rule. "Requiring satisfactory service for a period of time, successful performance of duties, and demonstration of professional competence are all minimum standards addressing personnel,'' the Board of Education said in a document filed in October. 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Page 10 THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, January 2, 2014 www.thewakullanews.comWEEKLY ROUNDUP (Recap and analysis of the week in state government)The yearly roundup: Five stories that dominated 2013 -Janet By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE, Dec. 27 On Jan. 1, 2013, few people had ever heard of the Dream Defenders. Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll was still in of ce, and any rumblings about her future were confined to rumors that she might not be Gov. Rick Scott's running mate in 2014. And Charlie Crist was still a private citizen. Scott was known as the governor opposed to anything and everything to do with the federal Affordable Care Act. And 45 percent of voters disapproved of the governor's job performance, compared to 36 percent who approved. As the state nears Jan. 1, 2014, virtually all of that has changed. The Dream Defenders became the story of the summer in Tallahassee. Carroll was forced to resign because of her one-time association with an alleged illicit gambling operation. Crist is a newly-minted Democratic candidate for governor. Scott endorsed the Medicaid expansion that was one of the central pieces of the Affordable Care Act, even if he didn't push very hard for it. But some things, it seems, aren't so easily changed. Scott's disapproval rating stands at 47 percent in the most recent Quinnipiac survey, though 42 percent of those polled now approve. Here are ve big Florida politics and government stories from the year that was. The list isn't meant to be comprehensive, and the rankings are certainly up for debate. But these are the things that many people will likely remember about 2013. CHARLIE CRIST GOES FULL KAFKA, WILL RUN AS DEMOCRAT Former Republican governor Crist had already undergone most of his metamorphosis by the time 2013 dawned. Crist bolted from the GOP in 2010 to run as an unaf- liated candidate for the U.S. Senate, then joined the Democratic Party in late 2012 after backing President Barack Obama's bid for re-election. Instead, a very different waiting game was underway: Whether and when Crist would announce that he was going to challenge Scott for his old job. The "whether" wasn't much in doubt. Crist ended speculation about the "when" in November. He led for of ce Nov. 1 and held a rally three days later to make it of cial. "When the people give you the honor of being the governor, you aren't the governor of any one party," Crist said. "You're the governor for all Floridians. No matter what they say, it is not a sin to reach across the aisle. It is your obligation to work together. So yeah, I'm running as a Democrat and I am proud to do it." Crist started the race with a healthy advantage over Scott -he led by seven points in the rst Quinnipiac poll after his announcement -but the match is far from a cakewalk. In a precursor for what is expected to be a brutal advertising campaign, Republicans spent much of 2013 unloading what seemed to be thousands of pages of opposition research on Crist months before he entered the race. "Charlie Crist has now of cially led to run for the position he once abandoned," Republican Party of Florida Chairman Lenny Curry said after Crist led. "When Florida needed Charlie Crist the most during dif cult economic times, he ran away. If he really wants to be Governor now, why did he quit the rst time?" Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson's half-hearted attempts to stamp out rumors that he might run for governor just as often poured gasoline on them. With 2014 opening, Crist's only credible primary opponent is former Senate Minority Leader Nan Rich of Weston, who is a decided underdog. Barring the unexpected, Crist is on track to face off against his successor in November. JENNIFER CARROLL LEAVES AMID FIRESTORM On March 12, a skit at the annual comedy event put on by the Capitol press corps parodied what might happen if Scott tried to drop Carroll from the ticket ahead of his bid for re-election. The next day, Scott's of ce announced that she was gone. Carroll quit in the wake of a multi-state racketeering investigation into St. Augustine-based Allied Veterans of the World. State and federal authorities arrested 57 people associated with the nonpro t, accused of posing as a charity while running a $300 million illegal gambling ring through dozens of Internet cafs around the state. Carroll co-owned a company that provided consulting services to Allied Veterans while she was a member of the House. She dropped her ties to the company after she was selected by Scott as his running-mate in 2010. Carroll was never charged with any crime. "My decision yesterday to resign as Lieutenant Governor represents my unwavering commitment to the great state of Florida," Carroll said. "I simply refuse to allow the allegations facing a former client of my public relations rm to undermine the important work of the Governor and his administration." Carroll's resignation was in some ways eclipsed by the Legislature's unusually swift response to the gambling sting. Lawmakers hurriedly passed a measure banning Internet cafs and shutting down so-called "senior arcades" popular with the elderly in Broward and Palm Beach counties and in Southwest Florida. Scott signed the measure into law less than a month after the May arrests. Carroll later said she was asked by a Scott aide to resign shortly after she was visited by investigators probing the gambling ring. "In my military time, when the commander in chief makes a demand or a request, you say 'Aye, aye sir,' and you march on. And that's what I did," the retired Navy of cer told The Associated Press. Carroll stepped down after an at-times tumultuous two-year tenure. After criminal charges against an employee led to allegations last year that Carroll was caught in a compromising position with another female aide, Carroll outraged the LGBT community when she suggested she was too attractive to be gay. She later apologized. Shortly after Carroll's departure, Scott said he would wait until after the legislative session that had just begun to appoint her replacement. And so the Capitol waited until the session ended. And then waited. And then waited some more. By the end of 2013, Scott --and the state --had gone nine months without a lieutenant governor. Rumors reporting that the position would go to state Sen. John Thrasher, R-St. Augustine, came up empty. A short list of four names leaked out late in the year, but two of those mentioned quickly withdrew from consideration. The position remains un- lled. TO EXPAND OR NOT TO EXPAND ON MEDICAID Scott built his political career largely on opposing Obama's health-care law, sponsoring commercials to blast the act months before he decided to run for governor and before it was even passed by Congress. That made it all the more stunning when, in February, the former health-care executive stood in the Governor's Mansion and announced that he supported Florida expanding Medicaid temporarily, a cornerstone of the Affordable Care Act. "We have a choice -and it's not an easy choice -but my job is to worry about every Florida family,'' Scott said, portraying the issue as one of conscience. Few House Republicans saw it that way. From the beginning, House Speaker Will Weatherford signaled that his chamber would be fiercely opposed to growing the Medicaid rolls, arguing that such a move would eventually tax the state's budget if federal funding didn't come through. And conservative activists called Scott's endorsement of the Medicaid expansion that would draw down billions of dollars in federal funding a betrayal. "Will Medicaid expansion cover me for the knife (Scott) just buried in my back?'' Henry Kelley, a Northwest Florida tea party leader, said in a Twitter message. Kelley and others didn't need to worry. The House and the Senate quickly tossed Medicaid expansion overboard, while oating different alternatives. The Senate wanted to tap into the federal money and offer private coverage to the same people who would otherwise be part of a Medicaid expansion. Those people have incomes up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level, or $26,951 for a family of three. The House countered with a state-funded plan to offer $2,000 subsidies to people whose incomes are up to 100 percent of the federal poverty level and meet certain guidelines such as being parents of children. Those people would be able to buy coverage through a long-planned state health online marketplace known as Florida Health Choices. A family of three with an income of $19,530 --100 percent of the poverty level --would qualify. In the end, neither side budged enough to get a deal done. And Scott -as Democrats pointedly noted -seemed unwilling to spend much, if any, political capital to force the Legislature to act. All the proposals for increasing insurance coverage died. THE IMPOSSIBLE DREAM ON GUN LAWS No one quite knew what to think when a group of about 100 students and protesters made their way to Scott's of ce on July 16, calling for changes to the state's self-defense laws. The protesters were reacting to the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager. As the evening hours wore on, about 40 protesters stayed on past 5 p.m. and vowed to spend the night. The last of them left 31 days later. At a time when the summer doldrums are usually at their worst for Capitol reporters, the Dream Defenders showed a knack for generating media attention and bringing attention to their cause: a special session called to overhaul the state's controversial "Stand Your Ground" law and ease zero-tolerance discipline policies in schools. When lawmakers refused to call a special session, the Dream Defenders held a "People's Session." Harry Belafonte and the Rev. Jesse Jackson came to Tallahassee to wish them well. Jackson connected Zimmerman's fatal shooting of Martin to dozens of other unarmed AfricanAmericans killed by police, security guards or "vigilantes," in Jackson's word. "Trayvon was a canary in the mine," Jackson said. "There are many more birds in that mine." Protesters eventually left after forcing the state to poll legislators to see if they wanted a special session. Lawmakers did eventually hold a subcommittee vote on a bill to repeal Stand Your Ground -and killed the measure on an 11-2 vote. "We stand and defend what is ours," said Rep. Jimmie Smith, R-Inverness. 'Stand your ground' is core to our American way of life." WE HARDLY KNEW YE. OR YE. OR YE. High-ranking officials have not lasted long in Scott's administration. At least 12 department heads hired in the three years Scott's been on the job have resigned. The governor is on his third chief of staff and still has a vacancy in the lieutenant governor slot. Scott's revolving door seemed to worsen in 2013. At one point, the lead positions in charge of public schools and higher education were both vacant. Both were lled by the end of the year, but the transitions did little to ease an appearance of turmoil inside the Scott administration. The quickest and highest-pro le fall from grace befell Education Commissioner Tony Bennett, a rising star in the school accountability movement when he took over in Florida. But the ghosts of his old job in Indiana soon came back to haunt Bennett, who resigned in August after fewer than eight months on the job in the wake of reports that he tweaked the Indiana school report card formulas to help a school founded by a political contributor. A state report in Indiana, issued after Bennett had already quit the Florida job, later found the grade changes were "plausible," and the policy behind the changes "was consistently applied to other schools with similar circumstances." Bennett was eventually replaced by Pam Stewart in her second stint as interim education commissioner. Before Bennett was hired, Stewart lled in after his predecessor Gerard Robinson, who served for a little more than a year, stepped down. Stewart is now education commissioner, the fourth since Scott took of ce. Bennett's departure followed on the heels of the resignation of DCF Secretary David Wilkins. Wilkins quit in July amid criticism of the agency's handling of four children whose deaths critics said could have been prevented. Since then, the state has commissioned a study of 40 deaths of children known to the department when they died of abuse or neglect. Wilkins had also battled the state's 19 community based care organizations, which deliver local childwelfare services, saying he was trying to make the local agencies more accountable. Interim Secretary Esther Jacobo has announced she will stay on the job through the end of the 2014 legislative session. And State University System Chancellor Frank Brogan left in August for a similar post in Pennsylvania. Though there were fewer immediate signs of trouble in Brogan's relationship with Scott, the governor had ruf ed some feathers by pushing the Florida Board of Governors to keep tuition rates down and increase its emphasis on the science, technology, education and math degrees that he believes will power the new economy. The board quickly turned to Marshall Criser, a xture of the state's business and political establishment, to ll the post. Criser, the son of a former president of the University of Florida and member of the UF board of trustees, had served as president of AT&T Florida since 2005 and has had a role in government relations in Florida for telecom giant or its state predecessor, BellSouth, off and on since 1989. QUOTE OF THE YEAR: "You can't dip them in milk and hold them over a candle and see the United Nations flag or Barack Obama's face. They're not some federal conspiracy."-Sen. Don Gaetz, R-Niceville, responding to the concerns some conservative activists have about the Common Core education standards.
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Box 305 Crawfordville, Florida, 32326 January 2, 2014. 5070-0102 TWN vs. Tointigh Sr., Donald W. 12000363CA Notice of Resdcheduled Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO: 12000363CA DIVISION 5071-0109 TWN Vs. Eichler, Christopher W. 12000333CA Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 12000333CA BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, Plaintiff, vs. CHRISTOPHER W. EICHLER, et al. Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Judgment dated November 21, 2013, entered in Civil Case Number 12000333CA, in the Circuit Court for Wakulla, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP is the Plaintiff, and CHRISTOPHER W. EICHLER, et al, are the Defendants, Wakulla County Clerk of Court will sell the property situated in Wakulla Florida, described as: LOT 15, BLOCK A OF WAKULLA FOREST, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 54, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A 2000 JACOBSEN MOBILE HOME, TITLE NO. 80910726, 80910919, 80910982, I.D. NO. JACFL20876A, JACFL20876B, JACFL20876C at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at 3056 Crawfordville Hwy, Crawfordville, FL 32327 at 11:00 AM. on the 23 day of January, 2014. 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: November 22, 2013. BRENT X. THURMOND, Wakulla County Clerk of Court CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT (SEAL) By:/s/ Tiffany Deschner, Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a court 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, FL 32301 within 2 working days of receipt of a notice compelling you to appear at a court proceeding; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. FLORIDA FORECLOSURE ATTORNEYS, PLLC 4855 Technology Way, Suite 500, Boca Raton, FL 33431 (727) 446-4826 January 2 & 9, 2014. CA12-02491 /KG 5072-0109 TWN Vs. Sudeall, Joyce 2010-CA-000102 Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2010-CA-000102 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., PLAINTIFF, VS. JOYCE SUDEALL, ET AL. DEFENDANT(S). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 20, 2013 in the above action, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at Wakulla, Florida, on January 23, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at Front lobby of courthouse 3056 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, FL 32327 for the following described property: LOT 13 OF THE RESORT ESTATES AT SHELL POINT UNIT ONE, A SUBDIVISIONS AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 58 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. The Court, in its discretion, may enlarge the time of the sale. Notice of the changed time of sale shall be published as provided herein. DATED: October 18, 2013. BRENT X. THURMOND, CLERK OF THE COURT (SEAL) By: /s/ Tiffany Deschner, Deputy Clerk of the Court Gladstone Law Group, P.A., Attorney for Plaintiff 1499 W. Palmetto Park Road, Suite 300, Boca Raton, FL 33486 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 at 850-577-4401, 301 South Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301 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 January 2 & 9, 2014. 13-002723 5073-0109 TWN vs. Heaton, Linn D. 09000291CA Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 09000291CA BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP Plaintiff, vs. LINN D. HEATON, et al Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated September 20, 2013, and entered in Case No. 09000291CA of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for WAKULLA COUNTY, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, is Plaintiff, and LINN D. HEATON et al are Defendants, the clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, beginning at 11:00 AM at the Wakulla County Courthouse, 3056 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, FL 32327 in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, on the 30 day of January, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Lis Pendens, to wit: LOT 9 OF THE RESORT ESTATES AT SHELL POINT UNIT ONE, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 58 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds 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: October 21, 2013 5082-0109 TWN vs. Crosby, John W. 13-141-CA Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 13-141-CA AMERIS BANK, a Georgia Bank, 201 S. Broad Street P.O. Box 240 Cairo, GA 39828, Plaintiff, v. JOHN W. CROSY A/K/A JOHN WAYNE CROSBY, LAURA M. CROSBY A/K.A LAURA MARGARET CROSTBY, GREAT SENECA FINANCIAL CORPORATION d/b/a GREAT SENECA FINANCIAL CORP., DODGE ENTERPRISES, INC., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT, pursuant to Plaintiffs Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-captioned action, I will sell the property situated in Wakulla County, Florida, described as follows, to wit: Commencing at the intersection of the Eastern Boundary of Raker Lane and the Southern boundary of Pecan Street, as per map or plat of Hudson Heights, Unit 4, recorded on Page 38 of Plat Book No. 1 of the Public Records of Wakulla County, Florida. Thence run Southerly along the Eastern boundary of Raker Lane 450 to the Norther boundary of a new street known as Walnut Street, thence run Easterly and at right angles to the Eastern boundary of Raker Lane and along the Northern boundary of Walnuts Street 518 feet to a concrete monument marking the Northerly boundary of Walnut Street and the Easterly boundary of Cypress Street. Thence continue in the same direction along the Northerly boundary of Walnut Street 194 feet to an iron pipe which is the POINT OF BEGINNING. From the POINT OF BEGINNING run thence Northerly and parallel to the Eastern Boundary of Raker Lane 225 feet to an iron pipe, thence run Easterly and at right angles to the Eastern Boundary of Raker Lane 97 feet to an iron pipe, thence run Southerly and parallel to the Eastern Boundary of Raker Lane 225 feet, more or less, to an iron pipe on the Northern boundary of Walnut Street, thence run Westerly along the Northerly boundary of Walnut Street and at right angles to the Eastern boundary of Raker Lane, 97 feet, more or less to the POINT OF BEGINNING, and being situate in the E1/2 of Lot No. 76 of the Hartsfield Survey of Lands in Wakulla County, Florida; together with a 1999 Redman mobile home ID#FLA14613828A & FLA14613828B. Commonly known as: 80 HARVEY PITMAN STREET, CRAWFORDVILLE, FL 32327 and Commence at a nail and cap marking the Southeast corner of Lot 76 of the Hartsfield Survey of Lands in Wakulla County, Florida and run South 72 degrees 56 minutes 28 seconds West 516.47 feet, thence run North 16 degrees 48 minutes 14 seconds West 900.13 feet to an iron pipe lying on the Northerly right-of-way boundary of Harvey Pittman Street, thence run South 72 degrees 59 minutes 35 seconds West along said right-of-way boundary a distance of 354.38 feet to an iron rod and cap (marked #7160) marking the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING continue South 72 degrees 59 minutes 35 seconds West along said right-of-way boundary a distance of 177.00 feet to an iron pipe, thence leaving said right-of-way boundary run North 16 degrees 58 minutes 37 seconds West 223.68 feet to a concrete monument (marked #2919), thence run North 73 degrees 04 minutes 43 seconds East 177.00 feet to a iron and cap (marked #7160), thence run South 16 degrees 58 minutes 37 seconds East 223.41 feel to the POINT OF BEGINNING; together with a Fleetwood mobile home ID#FLFL170A28974LP21 & FLFL170B28974LP21. Commonly known as: 72 HARVEY PITMAN STREET, CRAWFORDVILLE, FL 32327 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash on January 16, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. EST, or as soon thereafter as the sale may proceed, at the courthouse steps, located at Wakulla County Courthouse, 3056 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, FL, in accordance with section 45.031, Florida Statutes. If you are a subordinate lien holder claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the Clerk of Court no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim, you will not be entitled to any remaining funds Notice to Persons With Disabilities: 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 Court Administrators office not later than seven days prior to the proceeding. Brent X. Thurmond, Clerk of the Circuit Court (SEAL) By:/s/ Tiffany Deschner, Deputy Clerk January 2 & 9, 2014. Phelan Hallinan, PLC, Attorneys for Plaintiff 2727 West Cypress Creek Road, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 Tel: 954-462-7000 Fax: 954-462-7001 Service by email: FL.Service@PhelanHallinan.com By: /s/ Sim J. Singh Phelan Hallinan, PLC Sim J. Singh, Esq., Florida Bar No. 98122 Emilio R. 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Page 12 THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, January 2, 2014 www.thewakullanews.comJPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. DONALD W. TOINTIGH SR., et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated November 20, 2013, and entered in Case No. 12000363CA of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Wakulla County, Florida in which JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, is the Plaintiff and Donald W. Tointigh Sr., Sherry R. Tointigh, Tenant # 1, Tenant # 2, The Unknown Spouse of Donald W. Tointigh Sr., The Unknown Spouse of Sherry R. Tointigh, are defendants, the Wakulla County Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the front lobby of the Wakulla County Courthouse, 3056 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, FL 32327, Wakulla County, Florida at 11:00AM EST on the 9th day of January, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: COMMENCE AT AN IRON PIPE MARKING THE INTERSECTION OF THE WESTERLY RIGHT OF WA Y BOUNDARY OF STATE ROAD NO. 365 WITH THE SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY OF STATE ROAD NO. S-365, THENCE RUN SOUTH 87 DEGREES 14 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY 349.33 FEET TO AN IRON ROD AND CAP (LB 7017) ON THE EASTERLY BOUNDARY OF LOT 31, BLOCK OF WAKULLA GARDENS UNIT 3, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 43, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA, FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING CONTINUE SOUTH 87 DEGREES 14 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY 103.96 FEET TO AN IRON PIPE ON THE WESTERLY BOUNDARY OF LOT 32 OF SAID BLOCK THENCE RUN SOUTH 18 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 20 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE WESTERLY BOUNDARY OF SAID LOT 32, A DISTANCE OF 107.57 FEET TO AN IRON PIPE MARKING THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID LOT 32, THENCE RUN NORTH 71 DEGREES 26 MINUTES 47 SECONDS EAST 100.00 FEET TO AN IRON ROD AND CAP (LB 7017) MARKING THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SAID LOT 31, THENCE RUN NORTH 18 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 20 SECONDS WEST 79.27 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. THE ABOVE DESCRIBED PROPERTY BEING PART OF LOTS 31 AND 32, BLOCK OF WAKULLA GARDENS, UNIT 3, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 43, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 1383 DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR RD CRAWFORDVILLE FL 32327-3406. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the LisPendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Brent X. Thurmond, Clerk of the Circuit Court Wakulla County, Florida (SEAL) By:/s/Tiffany Deschner, Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law, Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028, Tampa, FL 33623 (813) 221-4743 (813) 221-9171 facsimile eService: email@example.com In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accomodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the ADA Coordinator not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding at the Office of the Wakulla County Clerk of Court, 3056 Crawfordville Hwy., Crawfordville, FL 32327; Telephone: (850) 926-0905; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD); 1-800-955-8770 (Voice), via Florida Relay Service. To file response please contact Wakulla County Clerk of Court, 3056 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, FL 32327, Tel: (850) 926-0905; Fax: (850) 926-0901. December 26, 2013 and January 2, 2014. 010624F01 5060-0102 TWN Vs. Rivas, Vincent Joseph 2012-CA-000052 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE No.: 2012-CA-000052 HSBC BANK USA, N.A., AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE FOR THE REGISTERED NOTEHOLDERS OF RENAISSANCE HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST 2005 3, RENAISSANCE HOME EQUITY LOAN ASSET BACKED NOTES, SERIES 2005-3, Plaintiff, vs. Vincent Joseph Rivas a/k/a Vincent J. Rivas, Florida Commerce Credit Union, a Corporation, State of Florida and Clerk of Court for the 2nd Judicial Circuit, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 20th, 2013, and entered in Case No. 2012-CA-000052 of the Circuit Court of the 2nd Judicial Circuit in and for Wakulla County, Florida, wherein HSBC BANK USA, N.A., AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE FOR THE REGISTERED NOTEHOLDERS OF RENAISSANCE HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST 2005 3, RENAISSANCE HOME EQUITY LOAN ASSET BACKED NOTES, SERIES 2005-3, is Plaintiff and Vincent Joseph Rivas a/k/a Vincent J. Rivas, Florida Commerce Credit Union, a Corporation, State of Florida and Clerk of Court for the 2nd Judicial Circuit are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Front Lobby of the Wakulla County Courthouse, 3056 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, FL 32327, at 11:00 A.M. on the 16th day of Jan., 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to wit: Lot 18, Crestwood Acres Subdivision, a Subdivision as per map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 61, of the Public Records of Wakulla County, Florida. Street Address: 10 Marsue Drive, Crawfordville, FL 32327 and all fixtures and personal property located ther ein or thereon, which are included 5061-0102 TWN vs. Langley, Jr., Jerry T. 65-2012-CA-000120 Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE INTHE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 65-2012-CA-000120 DIVISION: WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. JERRY T. LANGLEY, JR.,, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated December 11, 2013 and entered in Case No. 65-2012-CA-000120 of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for WAKULLA County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA is the Plaintiff and JERRY T LANGLEY, JR.; JERRY T LANGLEY, SR; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JERRY T. LANGLEY, SR. N/K/A MARGARET LANGLEY; SUSAN DIANE LANGLEY; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at FRONT FOYER OF THE WAKULLA COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00AM, on the 16 day of January, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: COMMENCE AT AN OLD LIGHTWOOD HUB WHICH IS THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER (NORTHWEST 1/4) OF LOT NUMBER 35, HARTSFIELD SURVEY OF LANDS IN WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA AND RUN SOUTH 19 DEGREES 25 MINUTES EAST FOR 1,978.47 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 71 DEGREES 15 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST FOR 905.2 FEET TO AN IRON PIN ON THE WESTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY OF STATE ROAD NO. 365, THENCE RUN NORTHERLY ALONG SAID WESTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY OF SAID STATE ROAD NO. 365 FOR 568.13 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING CONTINUE NORTHERLY ALONG SAID WESTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY FOR 75.06 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 71 DEGREES 11 MINUTES 50 SECONDS WEST FOR 348.6 FEET, TO A POINT ON THE EAST BOUNDARY OF STEVE REVELL AND LOUISE M. REVELL PROPERTY, THENCE RUN SOUTH 19 DEGREES 25 MINUTES EAST FOR 70 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 71 DEGREES 11 MINUTES 50 SECONDS FOR 312.19 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. LYING IN THE NORTHWEST QUARTER (NORTHWEST 1/4) OF HARTSFIELD SURVEY LOT NO. 35, COUNTY OF WAKULLA, STATE OF FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 2005 CAVALIER MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS A FIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO: VIN: BL05GA0212948A AND BL05GA0212948B. A/K/A 1628 SPRING CREEK HIGHWAY, CRAWFORDVILLE, FL 32327-2606 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 MY HAND and the seal of this Court on December 11, 2013. Brent X. Thurmond, Clerk of the Circuit Court (SEAL) By:/s/ Tiffany Deschner, Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 **See Americans with Disabilities Act Any persons with a disability requiring reasonable accommodations should call Clerk of Circuit Court at (850) 926-0905. December 26, 2013 and January 2, 2014. F 12004113 5062-0102 TWN vs. Hartung, Mark A. 65-2009-CA-000036 Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE INTHE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 65-2009-CA-000036 DIVISION: BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY, Plaintiff, vs. MARK A. HARTUNG, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated October 08, 2013 and entered in Case No. 65-2009-CA-000036 of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for WAKULLA County, Florida wherein BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY is the Plaintiff and MARK A. HARTUNG; JIMMIE DENISE HARTUNG A/K/A DENISE HARTUNG; FLORIDA COMMERCE CREDIT UNION; BRIDLE GATE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at FRONT FOYER OF THE WAKULLA COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00AM, on the 16 day of January, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 69, BRIDLEGATE, PHASE TWO, A SUBDIVISION, 45 PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 59, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 46 BRIDLE GATE DRIVE, CRAWFORDVILLE, FL 32327-0963 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 MY HAND and the seal of this Court on October 9, 2013. Brent X. Thurmond, Clerk of the Circuit Court (SEAL) By:/s/ Tiffany Deschner, Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 **See Americans with Disabilities Act Any persons with a disability requiring reasonable accommodations should call Clerk of Circuit Court at (850) 926-0905. December 26, 2013 and January 2, 2014. F 09009276 5063-0102 TWN vs. Miller, David B. 6502013-CA-000013 Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE INTHE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 65-2013-CA-000013 DIVISION: WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. DAVID B. MILLER, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated December 09, 2013 and entered in Case No. 65-2013-CA-000013 of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for WAKULLA County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA is the Plaintiff and DAVID B. MILLER; WAKULLA COUNTY; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at FRONT FOYER OF THE WAKULLA COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00AM, on the 16 day of January, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: 5065-0102 TWN vs. Jones, Rita Arlene 65-2009-CA-000381CA Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO: 65-2009-CA-000381CA BANK OF AMERICA, NA, Plaintiff, vs. RITA ARLENE JONES, DECEASED; CHARLES R. BUHLER III; UNKNOWN TENANT(S); IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Resetting Foreclosure Sale dated the 9 day of December, 2013, and entered in Case No. 65-2009-CA-000381CA, of the Circuit Court of the 2ND Judicial Circuit in and for Wakulla County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, NA is the Plaintiff and RITA ARLENE JONES, DECEASED, CHARLES R. BUHLER III and UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the, FRONT DOOR OF WAKULLA COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 3056 CRAWFORDVILLE HIGHWAY, CRAWFORDVILLE, FL 32326, 11:00 AM on the 9 day of January, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: SEE EXHIBIT A ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Susan Wilson, ADA Coordinator, 301 South Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301, 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. Dated this 9 day of December, 2013. BRENT X. THURMOND, Clerk Of The Circuit Court (Court Seal) By: /s/ Tiffany Deschner, Deputy Clerk Submitted by: Choice Legal Group, P.A. 1800 NW 49th Street, Suite 120, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309 Telephone: (954) 453-0365 Facsimile: (954) 771-6052 Toll Free: 1-800-441-2438 DESIGNATED PRIMARY E-MAIL FOR SERVICE PURSUANT TO FLA. R. JUD. ADMIN 2.516 firstname.lastname@example.org 09-80788 EXHIBIT A LOT 20, WOODVILLE SOUTH PHASE II, UNRECORDED: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 1, BLOCK A OF WOODVILLE SOUTH, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 31, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA AND THENCE RUN SOUTH 10 DEGREES 48 MINUTES 46 SECONDS EAST 1,575.25 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 75 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 14 SECONDS WEST 432.73 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING CONTINUE SOUTH 75 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 14 SECONDS WEST 474.38 FEET TO THE CENTERLINE OF A 60.00 FOOT ROADWAY EASEMENT, THENCE RUN NORTH 07 DEGREES 09 MINUTES 08 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID CENTERLINE 89.57 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 29 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 59 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID CENTERLINE 203.57 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 23 DEGREES 20 MINUTES 57 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID CENTERLINE 170.49 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 75 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 14 SECONDS EAST 502.87 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 19 DEGREES 25 MINUTES EAST 455.37 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. SUBJECT TO A ROADWAY AND UTILITY EASEMENT OVER AND ACROSS THE WESTERLY 30.00 FEET THEREOF. TOGETHER WITH A 1996 CAVA MOBILE HOME, VIN #S LCA0795564S25332A AND LCA0795564S25332B. December 26, 2013 and January 2, 2014. 09-55056 5066-0102 TWN Vs. Porter, Sue Lynn 2012-CA-000476 Amended Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 2012-CA-000476 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. SUE LYNN PORTER; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SUE LYNN PORTER; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT II; BENEFICIAL FLORIDA, INC., 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. AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Wakulla County, Florida, will on the 9th day of January, 2014, at 11:00 AM 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: A portion of Lots 3 and 4, block of GRIENERS ADDITION TO THE CITY OF CRAWFORDVILLE, being more particularly described as follows: commence at a concrete monument marking the Northeast corner of Lot 1, Block of GRIENERS ADDITION TO THE CITY OF CRAWFORDVILLE, a subdivision as per map or Plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 1, of the Official Records of Wakulla County, Florida, said point also lying on the Southerly right of way of Nelson Road; thence run along said right of way South 72 degrees 15 minutes 41 seconds West 109.97 feet to a rod and cap for the point of beginning; thence from said point of beginning continue along said right of way South 72 degrees 11 minutes 30 seconds West 59.99 feet to a rod and cap; thence South 17 degrees 43 minutes 52 seconds East 100.03 feet to a rod and cap; thence North 72 degrees 13 minutes 05 seconds East 59.95 feet to a rod and cap; thence North 17 degrees 42 minutes 19 seconds West 100.05 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 4 day of November, 2013. 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: Susan Wilson, ADA Coordinator; 301 South Monroe Street; Tallahassee, FL 32301; 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 BRENT X. THURMOND, CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT (COURT SEAL) By:/s/ Tiffany Deschner, Deputy Clerk December 26, 2013 and January 2, 2014. 5067-0102 TWN vs. Erickson, Jan 65-2010-CA-000228CA Re-Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 65-2010-CA-000228CA SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC. Plaintiff, vs. JAN ERICKSON A/K/A JAN H. ERICKSON; RODNEY A. ERICKSON; UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated December 12, 2013, and entered in Case No. 65-2010-CA-000228CA, of the Circuit Court of the 2nd Judicial Circuit in and for WAKULLA County, Florida. SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC. is Plaintiff and JAN ERICKSON A/K/A JAN H. ERICKSON; RODNEY A. ERICKSON; UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash AT THE FRONT DOOR OF THE COURTHOUSE, at 3056 CRAWFORDVILLE HIGHWAY, CRAWFORDVILLE in WAKULLA County, FLORIDA 32327, at 11:00 A.M., on the 16 day of January, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: COMMENCE AT A CONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 41 OF THE HARTSFIELD OF LANDS IN WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA AND THENCE RUN NORTH 16 DEGREES 54 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST 133.68 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE RUN SOUTH 73 DEGREES 02 MINUTES 25 SECONDS WEST 395.69 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE RUN NORTH 16 DEGREES 54 MINUTES 45 SECONDS WEST 292.97 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING RUN SOUTH 72 DEGREES 27 MINUTES 01 SECONDS WEST 568.74 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT LYING ON THE EASTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY OF BEECHWOOD DRIVE, THENCE RUN NORTH 17 DEGREES 24 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY 419.98 FEET TO A RE-ROD (MARK #4261), THENCE LEAVING SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY RUN NORTH 72 DEGREES 28 MINUTES 20 SECONDS EAST 502.62 FEET TO A RE-ROD (MARKED #4261), THENCE RUN SOUTH 16 DEGREES 54 MINUTES 39 SECONDS EAST 120.00 FEET TO AN IRON PIPE, THENCE RUN NORTH 72 DEGREES 14 MINUTES 56 SECONDS EAST 69.90 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE RUN SOUTH 16 DEGREES 52 MINUTES 27 SECONDS EAST 300.06 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING CONTAINING 5.31 ACRES, MORE OR LESS. A 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 12 day of December, 2013. BRENT X. THURMOND, As Clerk of said Court (SEAL) By: /s/ Tiffany Deschner, As Deputy Clerk This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No. 2.065. 5069-0102 TWN vs. Hurley, Tami 2007-FC-000098 Re-Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2007-FC-000098 COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS, INC., Plaintiff, vs. TAMI HURLEY, ET AL. Defendants RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 17, 2013, and entered in Case No. 2007-CA-000098, of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for WAKULLA County, Florida. BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP (hereafter Plaintiff), is Plaintiff and TAMI HURLEY; DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAY SAFTEY AND MOTOR VEHICLE CREDIT UNION F/K/A FIRST UNION FLORIDA CREDIT UNION, are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the FRONT DOOR of the Courthouse; 3056 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, at 11:00 a.m., on the 16 day of January, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 10 OF CRESTWOOD FIRST ADDITION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, AT PAGE 7, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT 1979 VOGUE MOBILE HOME, BEARING VIN ID NUMBERS L2304A AND L2304B AND TITLE NUMBERS 16428197 AND 16428196. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a court 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 Leon County Courthouse, Room 225, 301 S. Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301 within 2 working days of receipt of a notice compelling you to appear at a court proceeding; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711 Dated this 18 day of December, 2013. BRENT THURMOND, CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT (SEAL) BY:/s/ Tiffany Deschner, As Deputy Clerk Van Ness Law Firm, PLC 1239 E. Newport Center Drive Suite #110, Deerfield Beach, Florida 33442 Phone: (954) 571-2031 Fax: (954) 571-2033, Pleadings@vanlawfl.com 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. December 26, 2013 and January 2, 2014. BA6885-10/eg 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 provisions of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrator at 3056 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, Fl 32327, Phone No. (850)926-1201 within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice or pleading; if you are hearing impaired, call 1-800-955-8771 (TDD); if you are voice impaired, call 1-800-995-8770 (V) (Via Florida Relay Services) Kahane & Associates, P.A. 8201 Peters Road, Ste. 3000, Plantation, FL 33324 Telephone: (954) 382-3486 Telefacsimile: (954) 382-5380 Designated service email: email@example.com December 26, 2013 and January 2, 2014. 12-08899 LBPS LOT 11, OF BLOCK 19, OF WAKULLA GARDENS, AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 39 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 35 RENEGADE ROAD, CRAWFORDVILLE, FL 32327-2710 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. 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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, January 2, 2014 Page 13as security in Plaintiffs mortgage. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds 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 at Crawfordville, Wakulla County, Florida, this 10 day of December, 2013. Brent X. Thurmond, Clerk of said Circuit Court (SEAL) By: /s/ Tiffany Deschner, As Deputy Clerk Clarfield, Okon, Salomone, & Pincus, P.L. 500 South Australian Avenue, Suite 730, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 (561) 713-1400 Pleadings@cosplaw.com December 26, 2013 and January 2, 2014. 5058-0102 TWN vs. Tucker, Victoria 65-2012-CA-000456 Notice of Action PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 65-2012-CA-000456 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, 5059-0102 TWN vs. Council, Yvonne Estate 2013000342CA Notice of Action PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: #2013000342CA E-TRADE BANK, Plaintiff, VS. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS BENEFICIARIES AND DEVISEES OF THE ESTATE OF YVONNE COUNCIL AKA GLORIA YVONNE COUNCIL-DECEASED; et al., Defendant(s) NOTICE OF ACTION TO:George F. Grimsley As Personal Representative of the Estate of Yvonne Council AKA Gloria Yvonne Council Last Known Residence: 104 Ben Willis Road, Crawfordville, FL 32327 Unknown Spouse of Yvonne Council AKA Gloria Yvonne Council Last Known Residence: 104 Ben Willis Road, Crawfordville, FL 32327 The Unknown Heirs, Beneficiaries and Devisees of the Estate of Yvonne Council AKA Gloria Counsil-Deceased Last Known Residence: Unknown YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in WAKULLA County, Florida : THE LAND REFERRED TO IN THIS COMMITMENT IS DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 8, ALSO BEING THE MOST NORTHERLY CORNER OF SAID LOT 8 OF STEVENS AND DYKES SUBDIVISION NO. 2, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 33, PAGE 222A, OF THE OFFICIAL RECORDS OF WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA, SAID POINT ALSO LYING ON THE SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF OAK STREET; THENCE RUN ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE NORTH 43 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST 180.00 FEET TO A POINT MARKING THE INTERSECTION OF SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE WITH THE WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF PARK STREET; THENCE LEAVING SAID SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE RUN ALONG SAID WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE SOUTH 44 DEGREES 26 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST 299.70 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING THE INTERSECTION OF SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE WITH THE WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF A PRIVATE DRIVE LOCALLY KNOWN AS BEN WILLIS ROAD; THENCE RUN ALONG SAID WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF A PRIVATE DRIVE AS FOLLOWS: SOUTH 29 DEGREES 02 MINUTES 22 SECONDS WEST 60.03 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT; THENCE SOUTH 34 DEGREES 44 MINUTES 20 SECONDS WEST 201 27 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING AND LEAVING SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE RUN NORTH 43 DEGREES 34 MINUTES 58 SECONDS WEST 63.92 FEET TO A POINT LYING ON THE SOUTHEASTERLY TOP OF BANK OF A CANAL; THENCE RUN ALONG SAID TOP OF BANK AS FOLLOWS: SOUTH17 DEGREES 04 MINUTES 21 SECONDS WEST 89.99 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 18 DEGREES 12 MINUTES 02 SECONDS WEST 133.09 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 19 DEGREES 15 MINUTES 24 SECONDS WEST 20.40 FEET TO A POINT MARKING THE INTERSECTION OF SAID TOP OF BANK WITH THE NORTHERLY BANK OF SPRING CREEK; THENCE LEAVING SAID NORTHEASTERLY TOP OF BANK RUN ALONG SAID NORTHERLY BANK OF SPRING CREEK AND A PROJECTION THEREOF SOUTH 59 DEGREES 26 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST 48.00 FEET TO A POINT MARKING SAID PROJECTION LINE WITH THE CENTERLINE OF A CANAL; THENCE LEAVING SAID PROJECTION LINE RUN ALONG SAID CENTERLINE AS FOLLOWS: NORTH 39 DEGREES 13 MINUTES 09 SECONDS EAST 46.53 FEET; THENCE NORTH 46 DEGREES 57 MINUTES 35 SECONDS EAST 134.26 FEET; THENCE LEAVING SAID CENTERLINE RUN. NORTH 43 DEGREES 34 MINUTES 58 SECONDS WEST 33.81 FEET TO A NAIL AND CAP; THENCE NORTH 48 DEGREES 01 MINUTES 38 SECONDS EAST 20.35 FEET; THENCE NORTH 43 DEGREES 34 MINUTES 58 SECONDS WEST 60.80 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING CONTAINING 0.48 OF AN ACRE MORE OR LESS has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on ALDRIDGE / CONNORS, LLP, Plaintiffs attorney, at 1615 South Congress Avenue, Suite 200, Delray Beach, FL 33445 (Phone Number: (561) 392-6391), within 30 days of the first date of publication of this notice, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before January 26, 2014 on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. Dated on December 9, 2013. BRENT X. THURMOND, As Clerk of the Court (Court Seal) By: /s/ Tiffany Deschner, As Deputy Clerk December 26, 2013 and January 2, 2014. 1209-094B 5075-0123 TWN NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED TAX DEED FILE NO. 2014 TXD 008 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PNC 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 # 2357 Date of Issuance May 26, 2011 Parcel # 00-00-106-000-11746-000 Description of property: LOT 106 HS P-4-M-18 LYING ACROSS W SIDE OF LOT 106 DB 52 P 340 & OR 88 P 459 Name in which assessed W illiam W Porter 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 February 12, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. Dated: December 5, 2013 Signature: Brent X. Thurmond, Clerk By: J. Harrell, Deputy Clerk Clerk of the Circuit Court, Wakulla County, Florida January 2, 9, 16 & 23, 2014. 5076-0123 TWN NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED TAX DEED FILE NO. 2014 TXD 009 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PNC 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 # 1027 Date of Issuance May 26, 2011 Parcel # 33-2S-01E-000-04991-000 Description of property: 33-2S-1E P-6-M-74 IN N 1/2 OF NW 1/4 OF S33 369 X 601 FT OR 28 P 684 OR 101 P 920 OR 109 P 985 OR 154 P 8 Name in which assessed BOURBON STREET BLUES HALL 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 February 12, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. Dated: December 5, 2013 Signature: Brent X. Thurmond, Clerk By: J. Harrell, Deputy Clerk Clerk of the Circuit Court, Wakulla County, Florida January 2, 9, 16 & 23, 2014. 5077-0123 TWN NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED TAX DEED FILE NO. 2014 TXD 010 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PNC 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 # 835 Date of Issuance May 26, 2011 5078-0123 TWN NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED TAX DEED FILE NO. 2014 TXD 011 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PNC 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 # 412 Date of Issuance May 26, 2011 Parcel # 23-5S-02W-123-02816-008 Description of property: TWIN LAKES ESTATES UNIT 1 BLOCK A LOT 8 OR 48 P 830 OR 105 P 489, 490 OR 106 P 226 Name in which assessed HEIRS OF CHARLES D AGER TON 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 February 12, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. Dated: December 5, 2013 Signature: Brent X. Thurmond, Clerk By: J. Harrell, Deputy Clerk Clerk of the Circuit Court, Wakulla County, Florida January 2, 9, 16 & 23, 2014. 5079-0123 TWN NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED TAX DEED FILE NO. 2014 TXD 012 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PNC 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 # 167 Date of Issuance May 26, 2011 Parcel # 14-4S-02W-000-01966-001 Description of property: 14 4S 2W P-2-1-M-50B IN S1/2 OF 14 4S 2W OR 57 P 508 OR 84 P 759 OR 103 P 633, 634 OR 101 P 754 OR 206 P 465 OR 389 P 843 Name in which assessed GEORGE & CHERE MA THERS 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 February 12, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. Dated: December 5, 2013 Signature: Brent X. Thurmond, Clerk By: J. Harrell, Deputy Clerk Clerk of the Circuit Court, Wakulla County, Florida January 2, 9, 16 & 23, 2014. 5080-0123 TWN NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED TAX DEED FILE NO. 2014 TXD 013 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PNC 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 # 1966 Date of Issuance May 26, 2011 Parcel # 00-00-059-048-10072-000 Description of property: HOLIDAY HILLS BLOCK C TRACT 1 OR 46 P 717 & OR 67 P 35 Name in which assessed HEIRS OF KENNETH J BARKSDALE 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 February 12, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. Dated: December 5, 2013 Signature: Brent X. Thurmond, Clerk By: J. Harrell, Deputy Clerk Clerk of the Circuit Court, Wakulla County, Florida January 2, 9, 16 & 23, 2014. 5081-0123 TWN NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED TAX DEED FILE NO. 2014 TXD 015 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PPF HOLDINGS III L TD 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 # 1280 Date of Issuance May 26, 2011 Parcel # 00-00-035-008-06813-000 Description of property: WAKULLA GARDENS BLOCK 5 LOT 64 OR 2 P 192 & OR 121 P 984 OR 228 P 366 OR 495 P 394 OR 517 P 725 OR 534 P 163 Name in which assessed SCOTT & KA THERINE STRA TTON 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 February 12, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. Dated: December 5, 2013 Signature: Brent X. Thurmond, Clerk By: J. Harrell, Deputy Clerk Clerk of the Circuit Court, Wakulla County, Florida January 2, 9, 16 & 23, 2014. Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Parcel # 30-2S-01W-000-014175-000 Description of property: 30-2S-1W P-5-M-57 CONTAINING 2.24 ACRES IN SEC 30 S2 1W OR 10 P 603 & OR 83 744 OR 173 P 772 & OR 245 P 94 Name in which assessed LISA MILLER & GAR Y EUGENE DONALDSON 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 February 12, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. Dated: December 5, 2013 Signature: Brent X. Thurmond, Clerk By: J. Harrell, Deputy Clerk Clerk of the Circuit Court, Wakulla County, Florida January 2, 9, 16 & 23, 2014. VS. VICTORIA TUCKER; et al., Defendant(s) NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Unknown Heirs, Beneficiaries, Devisees of the Estate of Betsy A. Moody A/K/A Betsy Moody, Deceased Last known Residence: Unknown YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in WAKULLA County, Florida: SEE ATTACHMENT EXHIBIT A has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on ALDRIDGE / CONNORS, LLP, Plaintiffs attorney, at 1615 South Congress Avenue, Suite 200, Delray Beach, FL 33445 (Phone Number: (561) 392-6391), within 30 days of the first date of publication of this notice, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before January 26, 2014 on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. Dated on November 27, 2013. BRENT X. THURMOND, As Clerk of the Court (Court Seal) By: /s/ Tiffany Deschner, As Deputy Clerk EXHIBIT A LEGAL DESCRIPTION LOT # 3 BLOCK C RIVERBEND ESTATES (AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION) COMMENCE at the Northeast corner of Section 3, Township 6 South, Range 2 West, WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA, and run South 00 degrees 01 minutes 22 seconds East 3373.61 feet along the East boundary line of Section 3 to a point, said point being the intersection of the East boundary line of Section 3 and the South right-of-way line of State Road # 372, thence North 85 degrees 20 minutes 00 seconds West 662.36 feet along said South right-of-way line to a point, thence leaving aforementioned right-of-way line run South 12 degrees 29 minutes 02 seconds East 475.61 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING, thence continue South 12 degrees 29 minutes 02 seconds East 209.65 feet to a point, thence South 60 degrees 31 minutes 29 seconds West 50.99 feet to a point, said point being a point of curve to the left with a radius of 50.00 feet through a central angle of 91 degrees 23 minutes 05 seconds for an arc distance of 79.75 feet to a point, thence North 09 degrees 32 minutes 52 seconds West 161.46 feet to a point, thence North 61 degrees 12 minutes 27 seconds East 108.44 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING, containing 0.5 acr es more or less. 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Page 14 THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, January 2, 2014 www.thewakullanews.comClubs, Groups, Regular MeetingsThursday, Jan. 2 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at 6 p.m. at the 26 Walker Street, Panacea. For more information call 524-9103. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 8 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call 544-0719 for more information. COASTAL OPTIMIST CLUB will meet at noon at Poseys Steam Room in Panacea. 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 each second Thursday of the month at 7 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, Jan. 3 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at 8 p.m. at 54 Ochlockonee Street in Crawfordville. Call 545-1853 for more information. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS holds open discussion at noon at 54 Ochlockonee Street in Crawfordville. Call 545-1853 for more information. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 8 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call 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 library. Join them for the fun of quilting. Quilters of all skill levels are invited. Call 926-1437 with any questions.Saturday, Jan. 4 LUPUS SUPPORT NETWORK meets every second Saturday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the B.L. Perry Library located at 2817 South Adams in Tallahassee. This group provides information, education and mutual support for people with lupus and related autoimmune diseases. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at 5:30 p.m.p.m. at Mission by the Sea Church on Alligator Drive in Alligator Point. Call 545-1853 for more information. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 8 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call 544-0719 for more information. 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 produce and other food items. To participate in the market, contact Posh Java at 962-1010 or email email@example.com for details. WAKULLA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The museum is located at 24 High Drive, Crawfordville.Sunday, Jan. 5 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS holds open discussion at 6 p.m. at 54 Ochlockonee Street in Crawfordville. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 6 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call 544-0719 for more information.Monday, Jan. 6 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at 6 p.m. at the 26 Walker Street, Panacea. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 6 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call 544-0719 for more information. LINE DANCING will be held at the senior center at 1:30 p.m. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS FOR WOMEN will meet at 6 p.m. at 54 Ochlockonee Street in Crawfordville. For more information call 545-1853. 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. 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. There is no cost. The church is located at 4495 Crawfordville Highway. Call Pat Ashley for more information at 984-5277.Tuesday, Jan. 7 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 6 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call 544-0719 for more information. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS holds open discussion at 6:30 p.m. at 54 Ochlockonee Street in Crawfordville. For more information, call 545-1853. BOOK BUNCH meets in the childrens room at the public library at 10:30 a.m. NAMI CONNECTION, a support group for people diagnosed with a mental illness, will meet from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the NAMI Wakulla of ce. CRAWFORDVILLE LIONS CLUB will meet at 6 p.m. at Myra Jeans Restaurant. CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP will be held at 9 a.m. at Myra Jeans Restaurant in Crawfordville. Call Pat Ashley for more information at 984-5277. NAMI CONNECTION, a support group for people diagnosed with a mental illness, will meet at 10:30 a.m. at the library as well as in the evening at 7 p.m. at the NAMI Wakulla of ce. VFW LADIES AUXILIARY BINGO will hold its weekly occurrence. Bingo will be held at the VFW Post on Arran Road from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. 18 years and up only please.Wednesday, Jan. 8 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS welcomes newcomers at 6:30 p.m. at 54 Ochlockonee Street in Crawfordville. For more information, call 545-1853. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS holds open discussion at 8 p.m. at 54 Ochlockonee Street in Crawfordville. For more information, call 545-1853. 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 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. 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. MAH JONGG CLUB meets every Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Precinct 7 voting house on Whiddon Lake Road. Newcomers are welcome; you do not need to know how to play. SHOOT LIKE A GIRL meets every Wednesday from 9 a.m. until noon. Join in learning safety with handguns and enjoy companionship of women of all ages at the Wakulla County Sheriffs Of ce Range located on 319 to Sopchoppy.Biweekly & monthly meetings and eventsTuesday, Jan. 14, 28 FOOD BANK is open every second and fourth Tuesday of the month at the Seventh-Day Adventist Church located at 107 Shadeville Road from 5 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.Saturday, Feb. 1 NORTH FLORIDA BUTTON CLUB will not hold their Jan. meeting, but will continue with business as usual at 11 a.m. at the Sunset Coastal Grill in Port St. Joe on Feb. 1. For more information, call Sherrie Alverson at 926-7812 or Don or Barbara Lanier at 7297594, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.Special EventsThursday, Jan. 2 THE FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY will host guest speaker Dan Miller at their January meeting scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. in the FSU King Life Sciences Building, Room 1024 in Tallahassee. Miller, who has operated Trillium Gardens native plant nursery since 1990, will speak about propagating native trees, shrubs, and wild owers. Dan holds a BS in Chemistry, from Ohio State University and an MS in Organic Chemistry from Florida State University. He worked as a chemist for DuPont for two years and for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Crime Lab System for 33 years. Monday, Jan. 6 BCS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP between #1 Florida State and #2 Auburn will begin at 8:30 p.m. The game will be broadcasted on ESPN. The teams are playing in Pasadena. Tuesday, Jan. 7 PANHANDLE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY AT TALLAHASSEE (PAST) will host Dr. Adam King as je presents The Etowah-Lake Jackson Connection: Shared Iconography, Linked Histories. King will draw upon recent advances in iconographic research to explore the meaning of those shared images and themes, in particular on items of embossed copper, engraved shell, and ef gy pipes. PAST meetings are held at the B. Calvin Jones Center for Archaeology at the Gov. Martin House, 1001 De Soto Park Drive in Tallahassee. Call (850) 245-6444 for more information or visit www.pasttallahassee.org. Wednesday, Jan. 8 STUDENTS RETURN TO SCHOOL to begin their second semester.Upcoming & Nearby EventsSaturday, Jan. 11 PET ADOPTION EVENT will take place at the North Fla. Fair Grounds from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. There will be food trucks, vendors and an obedience and rally fun match held by the Tallahassee Dog Obedience Club. Participating rescue groups include Wakullas Cauzican and CHAT. Raf e items will bene t local rescue groups. Donation items are gladly accepted. For more information please visit www.TakeMeHomePetAdoption.com. Sunday, Jan. 12 AUTHOR DALE COX will give a presentation at the San Marcos de Apalache Historic State Park museum from 2:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. His presentation will be on his newest book, Milly Francis: The Life & Times of the Creek Pocahontas, and will take place inside the museum. The event is free with a paid museum admission fee of $2. Monday, Jan. 13 THE WILDERNESS COAST PUBLIC LIBRARIES (WILD) governing board will hold a meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the Wakulla County Public Library located at 4330 Crawfordville Highway in Crawfordville. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, please call (850) 997-7400. Jan 2 Jan 9 FSU v AUBURN BCS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP 8 p.m. COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING 4 p.m.CODE ENFORCEMENT MEETING 5:30 p.m.CITY OF ST. MARKS MEETING 7 p.m.MondayMondayWednesdayWednesday Week Week in in W akulla akulla W akulla akulla Government MeetingsMonday, Jan. 6 COUNTY COMMISSION will hold its regular board meeting, but it will begin at 4 p.m. rather than 6 p.m. in the commission chambers. Wednesday, Jan. 8 CODE ENFORCEMENT will hold their regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the commission chambers. CITY OF ST. MARKS will hold its regular meeting on Wednesday rather than Thursday evening at 7 p.m. at City Hall.Thursday, Jan. 9 TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL will hold their monthly meeting at the Welcome Center in Panacea beginning at 8:30 a.m. The purpose of the meeting is to conduct general business.Tuesday, Jan. 21 COUNTY COMMISSION will hold its regular board meeting at 6 p.m. in the commission chambers. Email your community events to email@example.com Email your community events to firstname.lastname@example.orgFSU quarterback Jameis Winston during his debut game this year. Under Winstons leadership, the Seminoles will be playing in the BCS National Championship game on Monday night in Pasadena.PHOTO BY TRAVIS REGISTER Author Dale Cox will speak in St. Marks on Jan. 12.
www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, January 2, 2014 Page 15 1. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: Who designed the Statue of Liberty? 2. ANIMAL KINGDOM: What is a beavers home called? 3. LANGUAGE: In the international phonetic alphabet, what word represents the letter Y? 4. MONEY: What is the basic currency of Poland? 5. GEOGRAPHY: What nation is Baffin Island a part of? 6. TELEVISION: Who was Steve McGarretts nemesis in the series Hawaii Five-O? 7. HISTORY: Who was the first postmaster general appointed by Americas Continental Congress? 8. MOVIES: Which two comedians starred as friends in the movie Stripes? 9. MEDICINE: What is trepanning? 10. SCIENCE: How fast do hummingbirds wings move? 2013 King Features Synd., Inc. Trivia Test Answers 1. Frederic Bartholdi 2. A lodge 3. Yankee 4. Zloty 5. Canada 6. Wo Fat 7. Benjamin Franklin 8. Bill Murray and Harold Ramis 9. Cutting a hole in the skull to relieve pressure 10. Their wings flap between 12 and 80 times a second. Keep Wakulla County BeautifulLeave Nothing But Your Footprints
The Wakulla County Board of County Commissioners (Board) is seeking five members for the Wakulla County Marine Advisory Committee. This Committee was created by Ordinance No. 2013-32, for the purpose of advising and recommending to the Board on issues related to recreational marine and water related activities and resources in Wakulla County. All members must be residents of Wakulla County and will serve for a four year term. The Board will appoint one member to represent each of the following areas, with each member having professional knowledge, experience, education and/or engagement in recreational marine and water activities for the area they represent: Panacea or St. Marks Florida Waterfront Community; Marina Operator; Recreational Angler or Diver; Fishing Guide and Marine Biologist Interested persons should properly complete an application with any supporting documents and e-mail the application no later than Wednesday, January 3, 2014 to Sheree Keeler at email@example.com or by U.S. Mail to Post Office Box 1263, Crawfordville, FL 32327. A copy of the application can be obtained on the County website (www.mywakulla.com) or upon request at (850) 926-0919. Page 16 THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, January 2, 2014 www.thewakullanews.com Taking Care of Business Taking Care of Business Business News from Business News from Ed2Go online learning is offered to member businesses and employees through the Burt Poole Scholarship Fund, established by the Chamber of Commerce, and the generous contributions from our business community. Please email the Chamber of ce firstname.lastname@example.org for registration form and enrollment instructions. All registrations must be submitted to the Chamber of ce for member veri cation and billing arrangement prior to enrolling. Please inquire requirements for each class before enrolling. Please let us know of any other classes you or your employees need to help your business be successful, and we will check availability for the second half of 2014. Class dates are Jan. 15, Feb. 19 and March 19. Introduction to QuickBooks 2012 Other versions are available upon request. 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Curiosity mounted as owner Sue Taft began remodeling her newest enterprise in secret behind taped up windows, creating quite a buzz. Everyone in town was wondering, "What is Sundance?" Sundance is your hometown western wear store. They carry a wide selection of western-themed jewelry and home dcor, and durable, dependable clothing and boots made by reputable companies. The store's appeal is not limited to horse enthusiasts and outdoorsmen, however. It's selection and atmosphere is very broad and embraces the values many of us remember from days-gone-by: hard work, perseverance, honesty, fairness, integrity, virtue, morality... Sundance is open Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. as well as Saturday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Stop in today, surely something will catch your eye. If you can't nd what your looking for, Sue, Tyler or Christy will be happy to assist you and are welcoming your input and suggestions. 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PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS Hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to announce the opening of your new business or special promotion; Display your business cards and/or brochures at Chamber of ce; Host and after-hours business mixer with coverage in the newsletter, the Wakulla News and Wakulla.com and Include your business brochure, yer or coupon in the new resident package. NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES Business After Hours mixers and dinner meetings; Monthly Networking Luncheons; Annual installation and Business Excellence Awards Banquet and An annual community event. 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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, January 2, 2014 Page 17 The installation of of- cers and directors will be held at Angelos Seafood on Jan. 9. Of cers: Kevin Vaughn President. Courtney Peacock Treasurer. Mary Wallace Secretary. Tammie Bar eld Past President. Alan Wise PresidentElect. Dustin Grubbs Vice President. Board members: Allbritton, Pamela Ballard, Bob Brown, Sharol Creel, Charlie Dickson, Walt Donaldson, Herb Geiger, Amy Gove, Doug Henderson, Donald Hinchee, Dan Johnson, Paul G. Kieser, Tara Jordan, Tim Mans eld, Zoe Millender, Melissa Moore, Kimberly Nelson, Scott Palmer, Jo Ann Patel, Niraj Pienta, Rachel Revell, Jessica Robinson, Chuck Russell, Bill Russell, Richard Shuff, John Thomas, Ralph BOCC Liaison Westmark, Jay Directors Emeritus: Brown, Steve Dodson, Walter Gaby, Scott Gaupin, Ted Johnson, Delano Poole, Burt deceased Townsend, Anita deceased Turner, Susan PayneBusiness: Savary Academy2014 Chamber o cers, directors Do Your Homework Before Buying a Timeshare By JASON ALDERMAN Full disclosure: I've always been somewhat skeptical of timeshares. I understand the appeal of having a guaranteed vacation home in an area you love and being able to swap your unit for a place halfway around the world. But I worry that many buyers don't consider all associated costs and mistakenly think timeshares are sound nancial investments that will appreciate in value. In fact, sellers rarely make a pro t some only get pennies on the dollar. Plus, the waters are lled with sharks eager to rip off people desperately trying to unload unwanted timeshares. Before you buy a timeshare, understand how they work, challenges you may face when trying to resell and scams to avoid: Timeshares are usually either: "Deeded," where you own a share of the property, usually for a particular unit for a speci ed time period typically one or two weeks a year. Depending on your contract, you either own it for life, for a speci ed number of years, or until you sell it. "Right-to-use," where a developer owns the resort and each unit is divided into "intervals" either by the week or for a certain number of points. You purchase the right to use an interval for X number of years but don't own any real property. Many allow you to use your points to stay at an af liated resort (swapping). The price for buying a new timeshare can vary widely, depending on the area and amenities offered. A typical one-week share might cost $10,000 to $25,000 or many times that for a posh unit in Aspen or Kauai. Plus, you'll be responsible for various other expenses: Annual fees for maintenance, utilities and property taxes. Assessments for major repairs or improvements. Fees to swap your share for someone else's or sell it. Don't forget travel costs to and from the property each year. The Federal Trade Commission (www.consumer. ftc.gov) offers many helpful tips, including: Compare the costs of buying and maintaining a timeshare with renting a similar property. Perhaps rent a unit rst to make sure you like the complex. Evaluate the resort's location and quality by visiting and talking to current owners about their experience. Check for complaints about the seller, developer and management company with the state Attorney General's Of ce (www.naag.org) and the Better Business Bureau (www.bbb.org). Make sure all sales agent promises are contained in the contract. Don't act on impulse or be swayed by highpressure sales tactics. If possible, ask a lawyer or real estate professional to review the contract before signing. Like new cars, new timeshares quickly depreciate, so consider buying one used. A few cautions when selling a timeshare: If you're going through a reselling agency, don't pay more than a nominal upfront fee for appraisal, advertising, etc. Look for companies that take their cut after the sale. Before setting your price, nd out what comparable properties (at similar time periods) sell for so you don't overprice. Watch out for scams, such as: an agency cold calls you and claims it has buyers waiting in the wings; or someone claims you're entitled to a settlement from an FTC lawsuit brought against a scammer. If you didn't pay cash, you'll probably have to pay off your loan before being able to sell. Beware of offers to accept your timeshare as a tax deduction for a fee often thousands of dollars. The IRS only allows you to deduct "fair market value," which is probably signi cantly less than you paid for it.Jason Alderman directs Visas nancial education programs. PRACTICAL MONEY SKILLSTell us about your business: Savary Academy enrolls students in grades 7th-12th. It is "Individualized Instruction" at its best! The school was born from a conversation between two teachers, both seeing a need for another option in Wakulla County. In 2009, Savary Academy opened its doors. Each student works individually on the necessary classes to help him or her reach goals such as high school graduation and dual-enrollment in college. A certi ed teacher is in the room to teach/re-teach the students as they need it. What services, products do you offer? Savary Academy provides our community with 2 educational services: We are a private school (7th12th grade) offering a 16-credit, standard high school diploma. Our full-time private school students are able to participate in sports through the public school system, be awarded with Bright Futures Scholarships and dualenrollment in college or secondary technical training. In addition, we operate an after school Homework Center (3rd-7th grade). On Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays we help with homework and assist the kids in monitoring their grades. Through homework completion we are able to identify problem areas and tutor them as needed. What sets your business apart from the competition? Savary Academy takes a personal and individual approach to each student. We offer many possibilities that for some students are no longer obtainable within the public school system. Over the years, Mrs. Savary has worked with a diverse population of students ranging from those with average academic success, learning dif culties, gifted intelligence, socially awkward to those who just want to make progress quicker that the public school system allows. Everyone comes in with a blank slate! What should the community/customer expect when they visit your business? If you visit our school you can expect to walk in to a relaxed atmosphere, a quiet learning environment with each student making their own education a priority. Its been called very homey. How long have you been a Chamber member? 2 years Why did you join the Chamber? Networking What Chamber services have you taken advantage of and/or will take advantage of in the near future? Networking luncheons and opportunities If anyone is interested in your products/services, how do they contact you? Visit www.savaryacademy.com, call (850) 926-9977 or stop by our location, 70-A Feli Way in Crawfordville. Additional Comments: There are currently two types of scholarships accepted at Savary Academy that offer assistance in paying tuition: McKay Scholarship (IEP or 504 Plan) and Step Up For Students (income-based). If you have questions about either of these, please call as soon as possible. Each scholarship has set deadlines and requirements so do not withdraw your child from public school before learning about them! Spotlight on Business Spotlight on Business Trading Post Rentals specializing in full service tool & equipment rental, party supplies rental, 1596 Crawfordville Hwy. (850) 745.8560. Sundance highquality boots, clothing, jewelry & home decor, 2510 Crawfordville Hwy. (850) 745.8153. Florida Big Bend Realty specializing in new construction, short sales, and re-sales, 14 Medallion Way, Crawfordville, (850) 745.8046. R. H. Carter Individual member, 860 Rehwinkel Road. Chamber ChatterNew members: Upcoming events: Installation banquet for 2014 Of cers & Directors on Thursday, Jan. 9 at Angelo & Sons Restaurant, 5 Mashes Sands Road in Panacea. If you wish to attend, please RSVP to the chamber of ce by Monday, Jan. 6, (850) 926-1848. January Networking luncheon will be hosted by the TCC Wakulla Center on Wednesday, Jan. 22 from noon until 1:15 p.m. KastNet will be catering. The following schools have requested newspapers for their classrooms and are in need of sponsors. This one time cost covers an entire school year. Crawfordville Elementary ..........36 classrooms/newspapers .........$576/yr Medart Elementary ...................50 classrooms/newspapers .........$800/yr Riversink Elementary ................20 classrooms/newspapers .........$320/yr Shadeville Elementary ..............40 classrooms/newspapers .........$640/yr Wakulla High School ................50 classrooms/newspapers .........$800/yr C.O.A.S.T. Charter School ........10 classrooms/newspapers .........$160/yr Sopchoppy Education Center.......................20 newspapers ..........$320/yr Attention Teachers if you are a teacher in a Wakulla County school that is not currently listed and would like The Wakulla News delivered to your classroom, please contact us today!Just $16 puts a newspaper in a classroom every week for an entire school year. To sponsor or partially sponsor a classroom in a Wakulla County school, call Lynda Kinsey at (850) 926-7102, or mail your contribution to The Wakulla News Newspaper in Education Program, P. O. Box 307, Crawfordville, Florida 32326. ! Name _________________________________ Address _______________________________ City _______________________State ____Zip _________ Phone ______________Email _______________________ Your donation of $16 will sponsor a classroom for an entire school year.YES! I want to help sponsor NIE program. Enclosed is my check for _____________ to help support as many children as I can. All donations to the NIE program are tax deductible.For sponsoring The Wakulla News Newspapers in Education program.Get on the bus and help bring the most up-to-date textbook to our local classrooms by becoming a sponsor of STOP
Page 18 THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, January 2, 2014 www.thewakullanews.com2013 saw heavy insect activity Natural WakullaBy Les Harrison Subscribe to your local newspaper! Just $34 per year in Wakulla County $46 per year in Florida $49 per year out of state Please Go To www.thewakullanews.com and click on subscribeorCall877-401-6408 Cant Cant access access The The Wakulla Wakulla news ews online online content? content? Subscribe Subscribe today and today and get full get full access! access!Santa is back at the North Pole and will not return until next December. The confetti and party hats are all used up and the reality has set in that January 2014 is here. What passes for winters long nap, in Wakulla Countys case not-too-long, has set in. Frost has covered most of the county several times so far in the winter of 2013/14. Unlike latitudes to the north, mammals do not hibernate in north Florida. Bears, squirrels and others still roam the forest, marshes and swamps in search of a meal. The insects and amphibians are a different situation. As the days have shortened and the temperatures dropped, they fall into silence awaiting the return of warmer weather. All use the moist soil, leaf litter and decaying wood to provide the insulation and camouflage to survive during the cold periods. Nature repurposes its plant materials to assure the continuation of the smaller creatures which inhabit the area. There is the oft repeated winter wish of I hope it gets cold enough to kill all the bugs. Short of the return to an ice-age, there is little chance of a major insect die-off. As the rainiest year in recent history, 2013 saw heavy insect activity. Notable was the rst recorded appearance of the new invasive insect, the Kudzu Bug which overwinters in kudzu patches. After Wakulla Countys Year of the Bug the cooler weather has arrested much of the activity. Cicadas, which double the decibel level of every summer night, are currently silent. The next generation is securely bedded down beneath the soils surface. They continue their development during the period of cold and cloistered dormancy. Emergence comes when the spring sun warms the soil and the new cicadas return to enliven the nights. Frogs are the most sensitive to changing temperatures. A mid-winter warm spell will have them peeping and croaking, which may be their wish for continued balmy conditions. A drop in temperature and they return to their moist lodgings and wait for the next warming trend. Earthworms uses the ample leave fall as their warm winters blanket and food source. The recycled foliage provides insulation layers much like people stay warmer with multiple layers of clothing as opposed to a single heave garment. They also utilize the leaf decay as a source of nutrition. Their work speeds the breakdown so plants can again utilize the resulting organic deposits. Moths and butterflies winter quarters depends on the particular species. All are inactive during low temperatures. Sometimes during a winter warm spell, butter- ies and moths will hatch. The life expectancy of the unfortunate is usually cut short by the return of seasonal weather. Mosquitoes are well adapted to overwintering in Wakulla County. This unpopular nuisance insect halts its pursuit of blood meal during cold weather, only to return shortly after a warm up. The mosquito larvae halt their development when the weather is too cold or dry. This state of diapause can last for weeks or months with no harm to the insect. When the environmental conditions return to a favorable state, development continues. Within a week or two after the return of warm weather, everyone will be swatting again. To learn more about insects in Wakulla County, visit the UF/IFAS Wakulla County website at http:// wakulla.ifas.u .edu or call 850-926-3931. Les Harrison is the Wakulla County Extension Director. He can be reached by email at harrisog@u .edu or at (850) 926-3931. 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