Several dozen local business and governmental leaders gathered at the former Snyders-Lance chip plant here Monday morning for what they believed would be a routine ribbon-cutting ceremony to welcome Amrouch Snacks to the community. However, many in the crowd were pleasantly surprised by Amrouch Snacks President Mahmoud Amrouchs announcement of a partnership that will make the Perry plant the new U.S. headquarters of Super-Pufft Snacks Corp. one of North Americas largest manufacturers of private label (store branded) snacks. After opening with a spiritual hymn by Mary Jackson, prayer by City Mayor David Sullivan and Pledge of Allegiance by Perry Police Department Ptl. Jay Ricketson, Taylor County Development Authority (TCDA) Board Member Alan Dodimead welcomed company ofcials to the community. Amrouch took the podium to thank City Manager Bob Brown, County Administrator Ted Lakey, TCDA Director Scott Frederick, the city council and county commission, as well as Taylor County Tax Collector Mark Wiggins for their roles in bringing the chip manufacturer to Perry. Amrouch then delivered Serving the Tree Capital of the South Since 1963 50 One Section 55th year, No. 25 Wednesday June 20, 2018 Index Editorial . ................. A-4 Living . ..................... A-5 Religion . ................. A-6 Sports . ................... A-8 Classieds . ............ A-9 Community . ......... A-10 Weather Wednesday40%91 74 90 76 40% Thursday www.perrynewspapers.com A Chieand man died here Sunday afternoon, June 17, after being thrown from his vehicle during a rollover crash on Fish Creek Road. Stephen Michael Davis, 28, was pronounced dead at the scene. Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) Cpl. Michael Cross reported Davis was traveling southwest on Fish Creek Road when he failed to negotiate a right curve. Davis lost control of his 2002 Volvo and the vehicle veered off the left shoulder of the road and overturned, Cross said. Davis, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected through the front drivers side window. The crash happened at 1:53 p.m., just east of West Fork Road Under new Super-Pufft-Amrouch partnership Perry is U.S. snack headquarters More than 11 grams of methamphetamine were seized during a fourday Deputies Without Borders operation led by the Taylor County Sheriffs Ofce (TCSO). Dubbed Operation Summer Frost, deputies and ofcers from the Florida Highway Patrol, Jefferson County Sheriffs Ofce and Perry Police Department joined TCSO in late-night criminal interdiction patrols Tuesday, June 12, through Friday, June 15. A total of 11 arrests were made, including four felony arrests and seven misdemeanors. Three suspects were arrested on drug-related charges, and one of the drug seizures led to a search warrant at a residence on Foley Cut-Off Road, TCSO Capt. Jimmy Cash said. An adult and a juvenile were also charged after they were caught stealing from two county roll-off sites, he said. Those arrests followed a trafc stop on Keaton Beach Road. Further investigation found that the pair was suspected in thefts from roll-off sites in both Shady Grove and Keaton Beach. Also during the operation, two suspects were arrested for driving under the inuence (DUI) and nine criminal citations were issued for driving offenses. The three suspects facing drug-related charges included: Kimberly Matthews, 31; Roger Lee Slaughter, 32; and Lee Bern Hunter, 51. We feel this was a fairly successful rst operation and we be conducting more operations like this in the future, Cash said. 3 on ice after Operation Summer Frost Chieand man killed in rollover This Friday, June 22, is the deadline to submit applications for the City of Perry city manager position that will be vacated in September with the retirement of current manager Bob Brown. Members of the Perry City Council will hold a special meeting Friday, June 29, at 6 p.m., to begin reviewing applications. Opening weekend (Photo by Valena Driggers, Air & Opportunity Aerial Photography and Videography)9 apply for city manager; special meeting planned City Manager Bob Brown shared encouraging economic development news at last weeks Perry City Council meeting, announcing that an area ophthalmologist planned to open a new branch ofce here. The Taylor County Development Authority (TCDA) has been working with Dr. Shalesh Kaushal for quite awhile, Brown said. He will start out with a limited schedule, with plans to expand. He will initially be located at Premier Medical Clinic. He was the head of the eye department at the University of Florida and was then recruited by the University of Massachusetts to start their eye program, he said. Dr. Kaushal is expected to begin seeing patients here July 18. Please see page 2 New eye doctor, Papa Johns locating here Please see page 2Taylor County should collect over $40,000 after receiving more than 900 bids to purchase some of the nearly 60 aluminum nger docks that were auctioned off by sealed bid last month. According to Assistant County Administrator LaWanda Pemberton, the county looks to collect approximately $43,000 if all of the successful bidders submit payment and collect their winning bids. At the conclusion of the countys June 7 meeting, Commissioner Malcolm Page praised Pemberton for handling everything so well while Ted (County Administrator Ted Lakey) was gone. And she did it all without having a stroke, Page added. I heard the dock sale went very well. Commissioners pointed out Pemberton had to open and read each of the 900 bids out loud after one bidder requested it. I doubt we collect the full $43,000 because we are having to go to the second or third bidder on a few of the docks after the high bidder did not respond, Pemberton said. It went well, but I dont want to do it again next week, Pemberton added. I would like to give a special thanks to LaWanda for the work she did the past two weeks while our county administrator was out of the ofce, Commissioner Pam Feagle said. I do not know how you did all that you did, unless Docks generate 900 bids and $40,000 Please see page 2Qualifying for Perry City Council candidates ended Monday, with a total of four candidates in two races set to compete for votes this August. Incumbent District 4 Councilman Alan C. Hall will be facing a challenge from Mary Williams. Meanwhile, Perry Mayor David Sullivan (District 5) announced he will not seek a second term, and Tonya B. Holton and Ward Eugene Ketring are running to ll his seat. Although the city turned over the duties of receiving and reviewing candidates documentation to Supervisor of Elections Dana Southerland and her staff, the city charter still requires the current city council to vote on qualifying the led candidates. According to City Manager Bob Brown, that vote will occur at the councils Tuesday, June 26, meeting. When asked, Brown said that there are no further steps for the candidates to take prior to the vote, unless the council requests additional information, but he said he did not foresee that being necessary. According to Southerland, all four candidates completed their qualifying paperwork prior to Mondays deadline. If approved next week, the candidates will appear on the Aug. 28 primary election ballot. Since there are no more than two candidates in either city race, the winner will be determined in the primary election -with no need for candidates to move on to the November general election. Early voting for the primary election will run Aug. 13-25. Qualifying for county races began on Monday Please see page 24 qualify for city racesPlease see page 12
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(Clockwise) Hearts for Hometown Dogs coand rescue volunteers load animals headed for rescue; vans arrived crammed with empty crates 80 animals rescued were two nursing mothers and their litters of puppies, shown being carried out of the shelter by a Gainesville volunteer and Animal Control Coordinator Heather Jensen. short-lived -as reports show seven dogs and six cats were taken in during just the three-day period preceding presstime. By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI Managing Editor The dog days of summer took on a whole new meaning at the Taylor County Animal Shelter last week, with ofcials reporting an intake of 110 dogs, puppies, cats and kittens -all since the beginning of June. But, just when it looked like the shelter was going to be overrun in a tsunami of owner surrenders and strays, three no-kill pet rescue groups from Gainesville came to the rescue. On Thursday, June 14, volunteers from Hailes Angels Pet Rescue, Alachua County Human Society and Gainesville Pet Rescue swept in and rescued 53 dogs, 17 cats and three rabbits. They arrived in vans stuffed with empty crates there were soon lled with dogs of nearly every shape, size and breed. Taylor Countys own Hearts for Hometown Dogs (HFHD) helped coordinate the rescue and assisted shelter staff in loading the animals. We are speechless, and no words can ever express how grateful we are to these wonderful organizations for helping us save so many precious lives, HFHDs Kendra Murphy said. We are sure that most of you know what a shelter like ours faces on a dayto-day basis. This is a very hard time of year for rural shelters like ours. Due to the limited space that we and other rural shelters have, every day we face trying to gure out where we can place one more puppy or what can we move to have room for that one last kitty of the day. Our trucks come in full while strays, surrenders, injured and neglected pets haunt our gates all day long, Animal Control Coordinator Heather Jensen said. The mental wear and tear, as well as the physical rigors, can be all-consuming. All over America, when a facility has nothing left to give and the seams are stretched to bursting, unwanted decisions must be made. Many beautiful animals must lose their lives for simply just existing. Our animal control shelter intakes are somewhere around 110 animals just this month so far -with half of the month left to go. The daily struggle is real, she said. But, not this past Thursday -Gainesville Pet Rescue, Hailes Angels Pet Rescue and Alachua County Humane Society came rolling through our gates like Aladdin on his magic carpet! ( They sa ved almost 80 animal lives. They whizzed around the shelter creating the magic of empty kennels. That, our dear friends, is something awesome. We can only say thank you for providing us with much-needed relief. While we know that this relief will only last a minute, and that our kennels will be full again in just a few days or so, for those 73 animals it meant their very lives. Thank you, thank you, thank you, Jensen said. And remember, please, please spay and neuter. Before you adopt, rescue, purchase or procure any kind of animal be aware of the responsibility and choose wisely. Paws-itively amazing!80 animals transported to no-kill rescues A-5 Taco Times June 20, 2018 Living Bidder, bidder, bidder!Hearts for Hometown Dogs (HFHD) will hold an online auction Saturday, June 30, with all proceeds benetting the local animal rescue organization. Bidding will open when items are posted on the organizations Facebook page and will close at 4 p.m. Featured items and services have been donated from local hometown businesses.Food drive for animal shelterParrotheads in Perry-dise is continuing its Four-Legged Food Drive for their furry friends at the Taylor County Animal Shelter. Donations of dry dog food may be dropped off at Advanced Refrigeration & Air Conditioning (located at 520 West Hampton Springs Ave.).
A-6 Taco Times June 20, 2018 Religion By SHERYL H. BOLDT How often during our day do we nd ourselves angry or bitter? As often as we nd ourselves happy or thankful? If we kept track of every time we had a negative thought, then recorded how long we allowed ourselves to dwell on that thought, what would we discover about ourselves? What if we did the same thing with our positive thoughts? Would our log reveal that we give more time to depressing thoughts or cheerful ones? So thenwhat kind of mood have you been in today? This week? Is this week reective of the emotional climate of most of your weeks? I hate being angry and bitter. It sours my day and my relationships, not to mention my witness. I nd that I often become angry whenever I feel cheated. The longer I allow anger and bitterness to eat at me, the more depressed I become. If we nd ourselves having more negative than positive days, what would it take for us to feel betterabout life? I believe the answer to this question is faith especially the kind of faith Paul commended the Colossians for in Colossians 1:4 (AMPC): For we have heard of your faith in Christ Jesus [the leaning of your entire human personality on Him in absolute trust and condence in His power, wisdom, and goodness]. I read that scripture, and my entire being yearns to comply. Think how it would change our thought life if we were to lean our entire personality on God everything that makes us, us: the way we think, the way we set goals, everything. Imagine how it would change our mood if we were to trust completely in His power (knowing Hes capable of handling anything we throw at Him); have total condence in His wisdom (knowing He knows what to do and when to do it); and have absolute assurance in His goodness (knowing Hes for us not against us). Wouldnt this kind of faith transform our lives? So then...how often will we allow ourselves to be angry or bitter for the rest of the day? What kind of mood do we want to be in for this next hour? Lets make this day this hour better than the previous one by boldly trusting in Gods power, wisdom and goodness. Sheryl H. Boldt is the author of the blog, www.TodayCanBeDifferent.net. You can reach her at SherylHBoldt@gmail.com. In the Bible, glad tidings is frequently translated to mean to tell good news and to preach the gospel. This space is dedicated to messages of good news to ll readers with uplifting thoughts to carry with them throughout the week.GLADTIDINGS Is it possible to go from anger to trust? On Wednesday, May 30, the Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church youth department participated in community outreach with a visit to the Consulate Healthcare Facility. Youth of all ages assisted handing out 160 pairs of fuzzy socks they had collected from church members for the residents of the facility. These young people and the youth leaders are serving beyond the walls and its greatly appreciated, said Pastor DeMarrio Bryant. Faulk, Vernon Faulk, Larry McLawery and Janiyah Allen; (middle row, l to r) Volunteers also included: (front row, l to r) Warm their hearts Wednesday outreachFirst Kidz youth at First Baptist Church will hold a spaghetti dinner fundraiser Sunday, June 24, starting at noon. Meals will be served in the fellowship hall. Suggested donations begin at $5. Have spaghetti for lunch this Sunday Wayne H. StricklandWayne H. Strickland died June 15, 2018, at Doctors Memorial Hospital in Perry. Wayne was born Dec. 11, 1938, in Cabbage Grove. He was preceded in death by: his parents, Eston W. Strickland and Ida Mae Strickland; and his sister, Claudia Strickland Sadler. He is survived by: his wife of 59 years, Beatrice Courtney Strickland; his children, Rhonda Porter (Bobby), Eston Wayne Buddy Wayne Strickland (Suzanne) and Sherry Strickland; his sisters, Mary Etta Dunn (Frank) and Ann Coleman (Ralph); his brother-inlaw, Rudolph Sadler; seven grandchildren, Courtney, Daniel, Claudia, Felisa, Robert (Gator Buddy), Donald and Michael; nine great-grandchildren; and a host of much loved nieces and nephews. Wayne retired from Procter and Gamble after 35 years in 1994. He had a lifelong passion for hunting and shing in local woods and waters, as well as spending time with all his family. A private family remembrance and sh fry will be held at a later date per Waynes wishes. In lieu of owers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Lung Association. All arrangements are with Joe P. Burns Funeral Home of Perry.Susan S. WatersSusan Sagar Waters, 68, died Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Shady Grove. Susan was born July 2, 1949, in Evanston, Ill., to Lester R. Sagar and Virginia S. Sagar. She was a graduate of Leon County High School, Class of 1967. Susan obtained both a bachelors and masters degree in education from Florida State University. She was a math and reading specialist, and taught in schools in Monticello and Tallahassee for more than 40 years. Susan loved camping, hiking, music festivals, the beach and the St. Marks Wildlife Refuge. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and the Garden Club in Monticello. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 23, at the First Presbyterian Church in Monticello. Susan is survived by: her daughters, Leslie Anderson and her husband, Mike Anderson, and Mary Kate Reader and her husband, Jeff Reader; her sister, Leslie Sagar; her sisterin-law, Adele Sagar; her nieces, Jennifer Smith and Jessica Sagar; and her grandchildren, Kendall Kate Perdue and Ari Reader. Patricia Ann Wimberley Patricia Ann Wimberley, 73, of Live Oak died Saturday, June 16, 2018. Graveside services will be held today (Wednesday) at 2 p.m., at Tiger Road Cemetery in Mayo. Arrangements have been placed in the care of Rick Gooding Funeral Home. Obituaries Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church will host Vacation Bible School (VBS) starting Monday, June 25, through Friday, June 29. Dinner will be served nightly at 5 p.m., followed by the Opening Assembly at 6 p.m. This years theme is God Squad Special Agents in Action. There will be Bible lessons, outside games and the return of the highlypopular Bible Jeopardy Contest.Bible Jeopardy is back at VBS! Athena Baptist Church invites members to a work day this Saturday, June 23, starting at 9 a.m. The work agenda includes painting classrooms, installing new white boards and pressure washing the outside of the sanctuary building. Johnsons Bakery donuts will be provided for volunteers in the morning, and lunch will be served in the afternoon. Athena plans work day this Saturday Children and youth are invited to take part in the Ignite program hosted by Athena Baptist Church on Wednesday evenings, beginning with dinner at 6 p.m. Activities will include music, Bible drills and Bible skills. Classes are available for every age group: Pre-K to third grade; fourth-sixth grade; and sixth-twelfth grade.Bible skills, drills for kids, youth Obituary Policy Perry Newspapers, Inc., does not charge for standard death notices. Extended obituaries are available for a charge.
A-7 Taco Times June 20, 2018 Pursuit of Perfection Taylor County High School (TCHS) closed out the 2017-18 school year with its inaugural Pursuit of Perfection party. Students who met the following expectations for the fourth nine weeks grading period were given the opportunity to win cash of excellence were entered into the drawing three times. Students meeting two out of three had their names entered once. TCHS had 57 students achieve two out of three and eight students achieve all three. Forest Capital Humane Society will hold a $5 bag sale Friday, June 29, and Saturday, June 30, at the Second Chance Thrift Store (1409 S. Jefferson St.). Proceeds will go toward vet bills for animal that have been helped through the rescue. Ready. Set. Shop!
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BIG SALE. All proceeds go to Angels surgery fund. June 2124. 9 a.m. ? 1305 N. Jefferson St. Low prices! Veggie plants, household, handmade soaps and gift items. 6/20-6/22 LARGE 3-FAMILY YARD SALE. Saturday, June 23. 8 a.m. ? Beach Rd., next to Walter Bs. Household, antiques, outboard motor and much more. 6/20-6/22 HUGE YARD SALE!!! Friday Saturday (June 22-23), 8 a.m. 4 p.m. both days. 2212 Courtney Rd. Corner of Courtney Rd. and Wright Rd. Tools, furniture, jewelry, kitchen/garden, woodwork/craft items/supplies; lots more. No early birds please. 6/20-6/22 YARD SALE. Next weekend, June 22-23-24. 8 a.m. until. 16832 Beach Rd. Breast cancer fundraiser. All money will go to fund gas and chemo treatment every week for the next 12 weeks. I have many items that have been donated and will go cheap. Fishing gear, boat gear, tools, windows, furniture, electrical items, plumbing items and much more. If you have any items you would like to donate, you can drop off anytime or you can call me and I will pick them up. (850) 295-3018. Thank you and God bless. 6/20-6/22 YARD SALE. Friday, June 22, and Saturday, June 23, 8 a.m. 2 p.m. Hunting, shing, tools, Sago Palms, canning jars and canners, big mens clothes and shoes, girls brand-name clothes, toys and misc. From 221, make right on Robert Aman Rd., then 2 miles make right on Joe L. Aman Rd. 4th house on right. 6/20-6/22 MISC WE BUY Scrap Metal and Junk Cars. (850) 838-5865. RC FOR SALE: TWO (2) PALLETS OF USED RED BRICKS (mostly clean). Two galvanized (square tubing) clothesline T-topped poles. Call 584-3976. 6/15-6/27 SHOP-BUILT WOODEN THREESTEP ENTRANCE STAIRS with grab rails. 70L x 48W x 30H. Weather has put cracks in some of the wood. Not rot. $125. Perry. (850) 371-1432. 6/20-6/22 ELEC. RECLINER. Like new. $295 cash. (352) 507-2309. 6/20-6/22 LOST AND FOUND KEYS LOST AT JOHNSONS BAKERY LAST WEEK. Several keys on keyring. Keyring has small, retractable measuring tape. (352) 463-7616. 6/15-6/22 FOR SALE: 2011 18FT. OYSTER BAY CENTER CONSOLE BOAT with a low-hours 90 HP 4 stroke Mercury motor and a Magic Tilt trailer. New battery. The trailer has just been re-wired. 843-0068. 6/15-6/20 FOR RENT 2 BEDROOM MOBILE HOME FOR RENT. Lipscomb Cir. Perry. (850) 838-9514. WRWOODRIDGE APARTMENTS Accepting applications for 1, 2 and 3 BR HC and Non-HC accessible apartments. HUD vouchers considered. Call (850) 584-5668. 709 W. Church St., Perry, FL 32348. TDD 711. Equal Housing Opportunity. WA 2 BEDROOM APARTMENT available. Credit check required. Applications available at Ware Oil. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. 5 p.m., call (850) 584-6666. WO MOBILE HOME 2010 40x 26 DBL WIDE MH. 3BR 2BA. Washer/Dryer/Fridge, all appliances incl. 2 ton heat pump. Must move. $25,000. Call 584-7075. 6/6-6/29 FOR SALE: 1991 Fleetwood single-wide. 14 x 70 ft. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. Delivered and set up. $15,900. Interested parties call Perry Repo Outlet. 584-7094. EMHP REAL ESTATE 2 BEDROOM, 1 BATH HOUSE FOR SALE BY OWNER. 3 buildings on property. Fenced-in yard. Call (850) 843-1028 or (904) 568-4567. 6/20-6/29 FOR SALE: 221 North between Shiloh Church Rd. and Cairo Parker Rd. 1 acre lots with paved roads. Owner nancing available. Please call (386) 658-1346 or (850) 584-7466. EF JOE COXWELL WELDING LLC Welding Fabrication & Repair Mobile Service (850) 843-3500. JC TALL TIMBER TREE SERVICE *Free Estimates* *Great Rates* Call today! (850) 838-5923. Mark A. Moneyhan, Licensed and Insured. Certied Quality Specialist. 5/4-8/31 C & R LAWN SERVICE Call for a free estimate on all of your lawn care needs. No job too big or small. (850) 843-0315. 3/14-10/26 A TO Z FARM AND LAWN SERVICE Complete Lawn Services Licensed and Insured Land clearing, dozer work, tree trimming/removal, dump truck services, harrowing, bush hog mowing, rake work, dirt leveling. Call (850) 838-5996 or (850) 5847972. AZ HELP WANTED IMMEDIATE JOB OPENING. Looking for hard-working, selfmotivated person to be trained as a petroleum service technician with opportunity to become fully certied. Must have high school diploma or equivalent, valid drivers license with clean driving record and must be able to pass drug screening. Please email resume or request for employment application to amberr@jandjequip. com or fax resume to (850) 5847566. Please do not call. JJ NORTH FLORIDA COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Madison, FL: Welding Instructor; PT Truck Driving Instructor; Chemistry Instructor; English Instructor; Program/Data Retrieval Manager, Coordinator of Recruitment Services. See www. nfcc.edu for details. 6/13-6/29 NFCC INTERNAL SALES REPRESENTATIVE AMTEC Less-Lethal Systems, Inc. (ALS) has an open position for Internal Sales Representative. The successful candidate will join our sales team whose primary focus is providing outstanding customer service before, during, and after the sale. The position requires excellent communication skills, primarily via telephone and email with a variety of law enforcement and corrections personnel nationwide. Typical duties include: preparing quotes, processing customer orders, responding to customer inquiries and complaints, interfacing with production and warehouse personnel to follow up on exceptions, and processing returns. This position is responsible to the Internal Sales Supervisor and requires an individual that can excel in a team environment. The ideal candidate should be able to multi-task, while paying strong attention to detail. An Associates degree and one years experience working in sales/customer service is preferred, but not required. The successful candidate will have a proven ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing, with customers, peers and management. Applicants should be comfortable being behind a computer for hours at a time, and have experience working in Microsoft Ofce Suite, specically Excel. If interested, send your resume to email@example.com no later than June 28th, 2018. ALS is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals. This position is subject to a background check and drug test. AMTEC 6/20-6/27 TECHNICIAN NEEDED Tire/Lube technician with knowledge and experience in automotive repair. Apply in person at Ryans Everything Automotive. Pay based on experience and work ethic. 6/8-6/22 THE HEALTHY START COALITION OF JEFFERSON, MADISON AND TAYLOR COUNTIES IS SEEKING A PROGRAM SUPERVISOR. Position requires supervisory experience, knowledge of parenting education, child development and maternal & child health, experience working with infants, young children, or pregnant women, ability to work independently among a diverse population, general computer prociency, excellent written and oral communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, knowledge of community resources, ability to elicit information and maintain condentiality, strong organizational skills, and supervisory experience. Requires reliable transportation, valid drivers license, good driving record and automobile insurance. Bachelors degree with knowledge of community relations, Public Health issues, maternal and child health, social services, child welfare or related eld required. Must reside in Jefferson, Madison or Taylor Counties. Salary commensurate with experience. Submit Resume to: Healthy Start, PO Box 568, Greenville, FL 32331 by June 22, 2018. 6/8-6/20 HSC TAYLOR COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS JOB VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT. The job description and our 2-step application process can be found on our website at Â www. taylorcountygov.com Â or in the lobby of the County Annex. Applicants must apply through Career Source. Taylor County is an EEO employer. Engineer Full-Time. Boat Ramp Attendant Seasonal Part-Time. Mosquito Control Driver Seasonal Part-Time. TCBCC SERVICE TECH-INSTALLERHELPER Valid DL and Drug Screening. Applications accepted at 520 W. Hampton Springs Ave. ARA NORTH FLORIDA COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Madison FL: PT Truck Driving Instructor; Chemistry Instructor; Coordinator of Recruitment; English Instructor. See www.nfcc.edu for details. 6/6-6/22 NFCCLEGALS IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR TAYLOR COUNTY CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 17 000524 CA UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, acting through the United States Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, f/k/a Farmers Home Administration, a/k/a Rural Housing Service, Plaintiff, vs. TAMMY DEMPS, Defendant. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on June 6, 2018, by the above entitled Court in the above styled cause, the undersigned Clerk of Court or any of her duly auth orized deputies, will sell the property situated in Taylor County, Florida, described as: Lot 8 and the North 21.07 feet of Lot 9 of Block G of the Spring Lake Heights Subdivision as recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 79, of the Public Records of Taylor County, Florida. at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash on July 5, 2018, at the front steps of the Taylor County Courthouse, 108 N. Jefferson Street, Perry, FL 32347, beginning at 11:00 A.M., subject to all ad valorem taxes and assessments for the real property described above. 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. REQUESTS FOR ACCOMMODATIONS BY 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 A-9 Taco Times June 20, 2018 Please see page 11
A-10 Taco Times June 20, 2018 Community Contestant #1 Kiley Tamme Parents: Kasey & John Tamme Contestant #2 Deshyla Franklin Parents: Brittney Pigford & Derek Franklin Contestant #3 Destiny Jackson Grandparent: Gloria Mosley Contestant #4 Makayla RobertsParents: Elizabeth Cooper & Hardy Guice, Todd Roberts & Angie BlairContestant #5 Alissa Russ Parents: Joni & Heath Russ Contestant #6 Chrissy Irvin Parents: Brittney Pigford & Christopher Irvin Contestant #7 Kinley Wright Parent: Heather Wright Contestant #8 DaKhiya Anderson Parent: Kiwanis Hightower Contestant #9 Abby Lee Weaver Parent: Chris Weaver Contestant #10 Anna Grace Bembry Parents: Scott & Angie Bembry Contestant #11 Autumn Carlee Meacham Parents: Benjamin & Alexandria Meacham Contestant #12 Lainey Lovett Parents: Red & Amy Lovett Contestant #13 Carlie Haworth Parents: Jessie Williams, Ben Mangum & Brad Haworth Contestant #14 Honesty Green Parents: Antonio & Deborah Green Contestant #15 Shaila Martinez Parents: Christopher & Stacy Floyd Contestant #16 Ryver Marissa Arnold Parents: Jennifer & Mark Arnold Contestant #17 Kayleen Nichole Hill Parents: Jeery & Nikki Hill Contestant #18 Bailey Shiver Parents: Pam & Jay Shiver Contestant #19 Macy Lundy Parents: Racheal ONeal & Dale Padgett Contestant #20 Riley Lynn Sadler Parents: Brittany & Destin Murphy Contestant #21 Paityn Clark Parents: Wil & Janet Clark Contestant #22 Lauralai Blair Brannen Parents: Charles & Breanna Brannen Contestant #23 Baileigh Montgomery Parents: Amanda & Mark Montgomery The Perry-Taylor County Chamber of Commerce will host the rst Little Miss Red, White & Blue pageant Friday, June 22, at Forest Capital Hall. Ceremonies will begin at 6 p.m. Admission is $5. Some 23 young ladies will compete in two age categories (6-8 years old and 9-12 years old). Contestants who are not named to the respective courts will be recognized as Little Miss Firecrackers and will join the title winners at the downtown 4th of July celebration planned at Rosehead Park. (Please see related article below.) Supervisor of Elections Dana Southerland will serve as emcee for the pageant. Local veterans are invited to be special guests for the event. Admission will be free for all veterans and there will have special reserved seating for them, said Dawn Taylor, who is cochairing the event with Kristina Walker. Contestants will introduce themselves during a patriotic opening number. Army First Lt. Tyre Maddox will greet contestants when they return to the stage for the evening gown competition, and will ask, Why do I love America? Heather Dice will sing the national anthem, and Taylor County High School JROTC will provide concessions. The pageant is being sponsored by the chamber, Zeiglers Florist and the Taylor County Tourism Development Council. 4th of July Celebration Wednesday, July 4 6 p.m. at Rosehead Park in Historic Downtown Perry Get ready to celebrate the Fourth of July with music, reworks and much more in downtown Perry. The City of Perry has joined forces with the Perry-Taylor County Chamber of Commerce and American Aluminum to present a spectacular red, white and blue salute to America Wednesday, July 4. Tobacco Rd Band will headline the musical line-up will be joined by River Dan. The Rotary Club of Perry will host a beer tent, and food vendors will be set up around the park. Activities will start at 6 p.m., capped by reworks at 9:30 p.m. Admission is free. Let freedom ring! Little Miss Red, White & Blue
A-11 Taco Times June 20, 2018 (Continued from page 9) the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator, Columbia County Courthouse, 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, (386) 719-7428, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. DATED on June 8, 2018. ANNIE MAE MURPHY Clerk of Circuit Court P.O. Box 620 Perry, Florida 32348 BY: Terri Young Deputy Clerk Frederick J. Murphy, Jr., Esquire Boswell & Dunlap LLP Bartow, FL 33831 Attorneys for Plaintiff Telephone (863) 533-7117 Fax (863) 533-7412 TAMMY DEMPS 301 Sandra Street Perry, FL 32347 Defendant 6/13, 6/20 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR TAYLOR COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 18000126CPC IN RE: ESTATE OF BEN FRANKLIN GREEN A/K/A BENJAMIN FRANKLIN GREEN Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of BEN FRANKLIN GREEN A/K/A BENJAMIN FRANKLIN GREEN, deceased, whose date of death was July 11, 2017; File Number 18000126CPC, is pending in the Circuit Court for Taylor County, Florida, Probate Division, the address FL 32347. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice is claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. notice is: June 13, 2018. Derek B. Alvarez, Esquire FBN: 114278 Anthony F. Diecidue, Esquire FBN: 146528 Whitney C. Miranda, Esquire FBN 65928 GENDERS ALVAREZ DIECIDUE, P.A. 2307 West Cleveland Street Tampa, Florida 33609 Phone: (813) 254-4744 Fax: (813) 254-5222 Eservice for all attorneys listed above: ERICA JAQUAN EVANS Personal Representative 213 S. Blair Avenue Perry, FL 32347 6/13, 6/20 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR TAYLOR COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION Case No. 2018 333 CP In Re: The Estate of: THOMAS LAMAR CARTER, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of THOMAS LAMAR CARTER, deceased, whose date of death was March 5, 2018; File Number 2018-333-CP is pending in the Circuit Court for Taylor County, Florida, Probate Division, Box 620, Perry, Florida 32348. The names and addresses of the Personal Representative and the Personal Representatives Attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice has with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE TIME OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. notice is: June 20, 2018. G. CLINE MOORE Attorney for Personal Representative Florida Bar No. 119512 107 East Green Street Perry, Florida 32347 Telephone: (850) 584-3300 Fax: (850) 584-9382 DONNA L. MATHIS Personal Representative P.O. Box 1071 Perry, Florida 32348 6/20, 6/27 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR TAYLOR COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION Case No. 2018 326 CP In Re: The Estate of: CAROLYN MARLENE CROFT, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of CAROLYN MARLENE CROFT deceased, whose date of death was February 24, 2018; File Number 2018-326CP is pending in the Circuit Court for Taylor County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 32348. The names and addresses of the Personal Representative and the Personal Representatives Attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice has with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE TIME OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. notice is: June 20, 2018. G. CLINE MOORE Attorney for Personal Representative Florida Bar No. 119512 107 East Green Street Perry, Florida 32347 Telephone: (850) 584-3300 Fax: (850) 584-9382 RENE C. HEARD Personal Representative 4809 Bethea Road Perry, Florida 32348 6/20, 6/27 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR TAYLOR COUNTY, FLORIDA CIRCUIT CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 18 68 CAC WILMINGTON SAVINGS FUND SOCIETY, FSB, D/B/A CHRISTIANA TRUST, NOT IN ITS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY BUT SOLELY IN ITS CAPACITY AS OWNER TRUSTEE OF MATAWIN VENTURES TRUST SERIES 2017-2, Plaintiff, v. LARRY HEATH PRIDGEON, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated June 5, 2018, entered in Case No. 18 68 CAC of the Circuit Court of the THIRD Judicial Circuit in and for TAYLOR County, Florida, wherein WILMINGTON SAVINGS FUND SOCIETY, FSB, D/B/A CHRISTIANA TRUST, NOT IN ITS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY BUT SOLELY IN ITS CAPACITY AS OWNER TRUSTEE OF MATAWIN VENTURES TRUST SERIES 2017-2 is the Plaintiff and LARRY HEATH PRIDGEON; CAPITAL ONE BANK (USA), N.A., are the Defendants. The Clerk of the Court, ANNIE MAE MURPHY, will sell to the highest bidder for cash, in accordance with Section 45.031, Florida Statutes, at public sale on AUGUST 14, 2018 at 11:00 AM, at Taylor County Courthouse, 108 N. Jefferson Street, East steps, Perry, FL 32347, the following-described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment, to wit: THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED LAND, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE COUNTY OF TAYLOR IN THE STATE OF FLORIDA, TO WIT: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER (NW 1/4 OF SE 1/4) OF SECTION 2, TOWNSHIP 6 SOUTH, RANGE 8 EAST, THENCE RUN SOUTH 559 FEET; THENCE RUN EAST 233 FEET FOR A POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING RUN SOUTH 105 FEET; THENCE RUN EAST 210 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 105 FEET; THENCE RUN WEST 210 FEET; BACK TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. BEING THE SAME FEE SIMPLE PROPERTY CONVEYED BY WARRANTY DEED FROM FRANCES LOUISE RICKETSON WIDOWED AND ROBERT W. RICKETSON AND MARGARET ANN RICKETSON, ET AL HUSBAND AND WIFE TO ELAINE RICKETSON PRIDGEON AND LARRY H. PRIDGEON, HER HUSBAND, DATED 10/24/1966 RECORDED ON 10/24/1966 IN BOOK 63, PAGE 743 IN TAYLOR COUNTY RECORDS, STATE OF FL. THE SAID LARRY H. PRIDGEON HAVING DEPARTED HIS LIFE, THEREBY VESTING FEE SIMPLE TITLE IN ELAINE RICKETSON PRIDGEON. including the buildings, thereon. Property Address: 9601 ATHENA RD., PERRY FL 32348 WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on the 7 day of June 2018. ANNIE MAE MURPHY Clerk of Taylor County By: Terri Young Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT 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. For all other ADA accommodation requests please contact: Carrina Cooper, Court Administration, 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, FL 32055; Phone: 386-758*Contact Court Administration at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing impaired call 711. Dated this 6th day of June, 2018. HOWARD LAW GROUP 450 N. Park Road, #800 Hollywood, FL 33021 Telephone: (954) 893-7874 Facsimile: (888) 235-0017 By: /s/ Evan R. Raymond Harris S. Howard, Esq. Florida Bar No.: 65381 Evan R. Raymond, Esq. Florida Bar No.: 85300 Matthew B. Klein, Esq. Florida Bar No.: 73529 6/13, 6/20 PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the Taylor County Canvassing Board will convene at 10:00 am on Monday, June 25, 2018 at the Supervisor of N, Perry, Florida. This meeting of the Taylor County Canvassing Board will be an orientation meeting to discuss policies, procedures and criteria to be used during the 2018 Election Cycle. In accordance with The Sunshine Law of Florida, all Canvassing Board meetings are open to the public. Note: Persons are advised that if they wish to appeal any decision made at this meeting, they will need a record of the proceedings and for such purpose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based per Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes. Dana Southerland Supervisor of Elections Taylor County 6/20 NOTICE (PURSUANT TO FLORIDA STATUTE 125.66) Notice is hereby given that the Board of County Commissioners of Taylor County, Florida will hold a public hearing on the passage of the proposed Ordinance amending the Taylor County Code of Ordinances to Repeal and Replace Article XI Flood Damage Prevention of Chapter 42 of the Land Development, the public hearing shall be held at the Board of County Commission Meeting Room, Taylor County Courthouse Annex, Old at the regular board meeting July 2, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. The title of the proposed ordinance is: AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF TAYLOR COUNTY AMENDING THE TAYLOR COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES TO REPEAL AND REPLACE ARTICLE XI FLOOD DAMAGE PREVENTION OF CHAPTER 42 OF THE LAND DEVELOPMENT; TO ADOPT FLOOD HAZARD MAPS, TO DESIGNATE A FLOODPLAIN ADMINISTRATOR, TO ADOPT PROCEDURES AND CRITERIA FOR DEVELOPMENT IN FLOOD HAZARD AREAS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES; PROVIDING FOR APPLICABILITY; SEVERABILITY; AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE. The proposed ordinance may be inspected by the public at the Clerk Taylor County Courthouse, Perry, Taylor County, Florida. All members of the public are welcome to attend. Notice is further given, pursuant to Florida Statute 286.0105, that any person or persons deciding to appeal any matter considered at this public hearing will need a record of the hearing and may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. DATED this 20th day of June, 2018, by ANNIE MAE MURPHY, Clerk of the Circuit Court and Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners of Taylor County, Florida. 6/20 TDA 18-007 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that Capital One CLTRL Assignee of FIG 2222, LLC the holder of the following a tax deed to be issued thereon. The description of the property and the names in which the property was assessed are as follows: Year of Issuance: 2016 Description of Property: Parcel Number R05953-050 Commence at the Northeast corner of Southeast of the Northeast of Section 02 Township 05 Range 07 then run South 485 feet for a Point of Beginning then continue South 625.87 feet then run West 660 feet then run North 624.57 feet then run East 660 feet to Point of Beginning. Containing 9.49 acres, more or less. 601 Together with Easements in Name in which assessed: Edouard & Marie-France Nerette Said property being in the County of Taylor, State of Florida. Unless according to law, the property described shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 02th day of July, 2018 at 11:00 oclock a.m. Dated this 30thmday of May, 2018 Signature: Annie Mae Murphy Clerk of Circuit Court Taylor County, Florida 5/30, 6/6, 6/13, 6/20 TDA 18-015 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that Tim Klace the holder of the following a tax deed to be issued thereon. The description of the property and the names in which the property was assessed are as follows: Year of Issuance: 2014 Description of Property: Parcel Number R07214-054 Twin Rivers Preserve Tract 54 Commence at the Northwest corner of Section 31 Township 02 Range 08 then run East 1450.19 feet for a Point of Beginning then run East 854.36 feet then run South 860.5 feet then run South 77 degrees West 746.38 feet then run North 01 degrees West 307.37 feet then run North 22 degrees West 66.47 feet then run North 45 degrees West 245.99 feet then run North 12 degrees West 108.13 feet then run North 20 degrees East 196.12 feet then run North 13 degrees East205.97 feet to Point of Beginning Subject to Easements Containing 18.47 acres, more or less. Recorded in Taylor Name in which assessed: All Peoples Development & Investments, LLC Said property being in the County of Taylor, State of Florida. Unless according to law, the property described shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 2nd day of July, 2018 at 11:00 oclock a.m. Dated this 30th day of May, 2018 Signature: Annie Mae Murphy Clerk of Circuit Court Taylor County, Florida 5/30, 6/6, 6/13, 6/20 TDA 18-016 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that Tim Klace the holder of the following a tax deed to be issued thereon. The description of the property and the names in which the property was assessed are as follows: Year of Issuance: 2016 Description of Property: Parcel Number R09041-290 Tract 29 Commence at the Northwest corner of Section 06 then run East 5336.51 feet then run South 856.28 feet then run South 57 Degrees West 533.07 feet then run South 70 Degrees West 126.51 feet then run South 85 Degrees West 581.53 feet then run North 82 Degrees West 516.18 feet then run North 83 Degrees West 479.63 feet then run North 81 Degrees West 273.6 feet then run South 56 Degrees West 66.51 feet then run South 01 Degrees West 1225.3 feet then run South 429.18 feet then run South 02 Degrees West 643.26 feet then run South 2055.53 feet then run South 01 Degrees West 228.81 feet for a Point of Beginning then run South 88 Degrees East 933.34 feet then run South 21 Degrees West 857.94 feet then run North 88 Degrees West 1265.91 feet then run North 01 Degrees East 792.93 feet to Point of Beginning together with Easements Containing 20.01 acres, more or less. record 563, page 921. Name in which assessed: Marie Saint Jour Said property being in the County of Taylor, State of Florida. Unless according to law, the property described shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 2nd day of July, 2018 at 11:00 oclock a.m. Dated this 30th day of May, 2018 Signature: Annie Mae Murphy Clerk of Circuit Court Taylor County, Florida 5/30, 6/6, 6/13, 6/20 In the Circuit Court of the THIRD Judicial Circuit in and for TAYLOR County, Florida CASE NO.: 18000096CAC U.S. BANK TRUST, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR LSF10 MASTER PARTICIPATION TRUST, Plaintiff, vs. JOAQUIN C. THOMAS A/K/A JOAQUINN C. THOMAS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JOAQUIN C. THOMAS A/K/A JOAQUINN C. THOMAS;, UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION #1 and #2, et.al. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: JOAQUIN C. THOMAS A/K/A JOAQUINN C. THOMAS (Current Residence Unknown) (Last Known Address(es)) 107 MIMOSA LANE PERRY, FL 32347 3063 DEERFIELD WAY REX, GA 30273-2419 250 BARSHAY DRIVE COVINGTON, GA 30016 ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES, INCLUDING, IF A NAMED DEFENDANT IS DECEASED, THE PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES, THE SURVIVING SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, CREDITORS, AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING, BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THAT DEFENDANT, AND ALL CLAIMANTS, PERSONS OR PARTIES, NATURAL OR CORPORATE, OR WHOSE EXACT LEGAL STATUS IS UNKNOWN, CLAIMING UNDER ANY OF THE ABOVE NAMED OR DESCRIBED DEFENDANTS (Last Known Address) 107 MIMOSA LANE PERRY, FL 32347 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: EXHIBIT A Lot 14 of Eastwood Estates, an unrecorded subdivision of the Southwest quarter of the Southwest quarter and the Northwest quarter of the Southwest quarter of Section 19, T4S, R8E, being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the point of intersection of the centerline of Clark Street and the North R/W line of Green Street and run North 01 degrees 45 50 East, along the centerline of Clark Street, 400.0 feet; thence run North 89 degrees 17 30 East, 113.7 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence run rom said P.O.B. Continue North 89 degrees 17 30 East, 83.67 feet; thence run North 01 degrees 45 50 East, 100.0 feet; thence run South 89 degrees 17 30 West, 83.67 feet; thence run South 01 degree 45 West, 100.0 feet to the Point of Beginning. Together with Lot 15 of Eastwood Estates, an unrecorded subdivision of the Southwest quarter of the Southwest quarter and the Northwest quarter of the Southwest quarter of section 19, Township 4 South, range 8 East, being more particularly described as follows: commence at the Point of Intersection of the centerline of Clark Street and North R/W line of Green Street and run North 01 degrees 45 50 East, along the centerline of Clark Street, 300.0 feet; thence run North 89 degrees 17 East, 113.7 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence from said POB continue north 89 degrees 17 East, 83.67 feet; thence run North 01 degrees 4550 East, 100.0 feet; thence run South 89 degrees 17 West, 83.67 feet; thence run South 01 degrees 4550 West, 100.0 feet to the POB. A/K/A: 107 MIMOSA LANE, PERRY, FL 32347. are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Brian L. Rosaler, Esquire, POPKIN & ROSALER, P.A., 1701 West Hillsboro Beach, FL 33442., Attorney for Plaintiff, within thirty (30) days after the (Please publish in Perry News the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO 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: Carrina Cooper; Court Administration, 173 NE, Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, Phone: 386-7582163. Contact Court Administration at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing impaired call 711. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 6 day of June, 2018. ANNIE MAE MURPHY As Clerk of the Court By Terri Young As Deputy Clerk TDA 18-017 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that Stephen W King IRA the holder of year of issuance, description of the property and the names in which the property was assessed are as follows: Year of Issuance 2011 Description of Property: Parcel Number R03192-000 Spring Creek Subdivision, East of Lot 15 Containing .20 acres, more or less. Recorded in Taylor County Name in which assessed: George Brown Said property being in the County of Taylor, State of Florida. Unless according to law, the property described shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on the 9th day of July, 2018 at 11:00 oclock a.m. Dated this 13th day of June, 2018 Signature: Annie Mae Murphy Clerk of Circuit Court Taylor County, Florida 6/13, 6/20, 6/27, 7/4
his big announcement, revealing his company had entered into a new partnership with Canadas largest manufacturer of salty snacks throughout North American and overseas. The local personal interaction we received was crucial in making our decision, Amrouch said. And now, with this partnership, we will be one of the major employers in Perry. Super-Pufft based in Mississauga, Canada, just outside of Toronto has been in business for more than 60 years and produces and markets snack foods and beverages to food retailers in over 30 countries around the world, according to President/ CEO Yousif Al-Ali, who ceremony. Super-Pufft is the preferred store brand manufacturer for a wide range of North Americas largest retailers, including Wal-Mart, Dollar General and Winn-Dixie, and the Super-Pufft snack food line includes potato chips, potato crisps, popcorn, extruded snacks and pellets. The companys beverage line includes juices, teas, sauces and purees. Our plan is to add more production lines to this facility and become a major employer here, Al-Ali said. City Council ViceMayor Alan Hall pointed out the city and countys unemployment rate has fallen below the state in years, and County Commission Chair Pam from both companies and called it a great, exciting day for Perry before presenting both Amrouch and Al-Ali with plaques. Amrouch Snacks is a family-owned company that manufactures, produces and distributes quality extruded and puffed corn snacks (cheese balls, cheese puffs, veggie straws, jalapeno straws, multi-grain chips and onion rings) for private label store brands like Family Dollar, Dollar General, Dollar Tree, Food Lion and Save-a-Lot. Amrouch recently relocated its operations from Miami and is in the process of ramping up production at its plant located on Highway 19 in Perry. Amrouch also has a factory in Istanbul, Turkey, with 300 employees. Mahmoud Amrouch will remain as president of the local plant, which will now be known as Super-Pufft Snacks USA. He will be joined by his brother, VicePresident of Operations Walid Amrouch. The partnership will allow Super-Pufft to expand into more of the United States, while also allowing Amrouch to increase its volume and workforce by an estimated 30%. mean more volume for us, which means a lot more employment, Amrouch said Tuesday. This partnership makes us stronger and gives SuperPufft the ability to expand into the United States faster because of the logistics of our location. This partnership gives both of us the strength we need to capture a bigger share of the market, Amrouch added. SuperPufft has a large part of the (private label) business in Canada, and this will help both of us grow our base in the U.S, Amrouch added. According to Amrouch, his company has been looking throughout the Southeast for a new facility. The challenge at our Miami facility was space, and that is why the plant allows us to go after the bigger contracts, Amrouch said months ago when he announced the purchase of the Perry plant. It appears those plans are already coming to fruition with the announcement of Amrouchs partnership with Super-Pufft President/ CEO Yousif Al-Ali. The Al-Ali family immigrated here from Iraq more than 20 years ago and purchased Super-Pufft -an outdated popcorn plant. In just a few years, the family accomplished their vision of converting the company into a state-of-the-art snack food facility, exporting snack foods to more than 30 countries, including Belgium, Mongolia and Israel. In the last several years Super-Pufft has completed a $6 million plant expansion project to double its kettle chip production, and with the aid of a $1 million investment from the Ontario governments Jobs and Prosperity Food and Beverage Growth Fund -Super-Pufft recently invested nearly $9 million to purchase and install a new canister crisp line at its 160,000 square foot manufacturing facility located just west of Toronto. These investments helped the Canadian snack manufacturer double its production capacity and capitalize on new export opportunities, leading to Super-Pufft hiring more than 35 additional full-time employees. Super-Pufft USA President Mahmoud Amrouch is hoping to oversee the same type of growth and expansion here in Perry and credits local possible. I was very impressed with the teamwork between the TCDA, city and county. They made it all happen in a very short period of time, Amrouch said. When we looked at sites in other states they took a while to get back to you, but here they had us on the agenda at the very next meeting. It all happened very quickly. Scott Frederick helped facilitate everything with the broker, myself, city and county, Amrouch said. City council members, county commissioners and Tax Collector Mark Wiggins were all instrumental in making this happen. I was shocked after seeing how it would take months when we looked at other sites, and within a matter of just a few days or weeks Perry and Taylor County made it happen. With their new location in Perry, Super-Pufft can now reach 20% of the nations population with an overnight truck shipment, Frederick said. This will expand the market share of both companies immediately. They will use the Jacksonville port for overseas shipments, and there are a lot of dead head trucks leaving Florida empty that we can use to transport product out in a cost-effective manner, Frederick added. Amrouch said that there is still a very real possibility that the local plant will be expanded to include packaging in the future, adding that the recent merger with Super-Pufft makes it more likely. A-12 Taco Times June 20, 2018 In an effort to reduce high vet bills, the Forest Capital Humane Society will host a dog wash Saturday, June 23, from 9 a.m. 2 p.m. The wash will be held at the Second Chance Thrift Store (1409 S. Jefferson St.). All proceeds go to the Forest Capital Humane Society. This event is especially great for elderly dog lovers, or anyone who has a hard time washing their furry friend at home. Amrouch: partnership with Super-Pufft means a lot more employment AMROUCH Continued from page 1 Super-Puf ft President/CEO Yousif Al-Ali (right) and Amrouch President Mahmoud Amrouch (left) marked the partnership of the two companies with a commemorative banner. The local chip manufacturer will now be known as Super-Puf ft USA. The dog-lover event of the summer: Dog Wash this Saturday, June 23