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Minor school bus



accident near Day


No injuries reported


Fred Ward, standing beside the Lafayette County
tend to the scene of the accident. Photo: Ira Mikell.

IraMikell
Free Press Reporter
X school bus carrying three children.
was involved in a minor accident near the
town of Day. The accident, according to
the Florida Highway Patrol. occurred at
the intersection of Highlands and Juniper
south of CR 53, at approximately 4:30
p.m., on Monday, Dec. 18. TheLafayette
County Sheriff's Office (LCSO) reported


no injuries.
There w\ere various officials and parents
who were at the scene of the accident.
Among those present were LCSO, FHP,
Mayo Volunteer Fire Department, ,
Lafayette Countv' Emergency Services,
and members of the Lafayette County
School Board.
Fred Ward, Superintendent of Schools
for Lafayette County, expressed how for-
tunate it was that no one was injured in
the accident.


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CHRISTMAS MEAN TO YOU?


Ira Mikell
Free Press Reporter

In a few days, people around the
world will be celebrating Christmas
with their families, friends, and
neighbors according to their own
tradition. As they observe this spe-
cial time of the year, they will be re-
flecting on what Christmas means
to them.
Most children view Christmas as
a time of getting presents. On
Christmas eve, many of them will
be reading "Twas The Night Before
Christmas" and singing Christmas
carols with their families. After-


SEE WHAT, PAGE 5A


We asked couple local folks what Christmas
means to them and here are their responses:


Pam Ward, resident of
Jake Bledsoe, a third year Lafayette County for 31
student of Lighthouse years, says, "Christmas
Christian Academy, says. means receiving the
"Christmas means the re- greatest gift ever given,
membrance of Jesus a Savior who is Christ
Christ." Photo: Ira Mikell. the Lord." Photo: Ira Mikell.


Currently the members
of the Board of Directors of
North Florida Medical
Centers, Inc. (NFMTC) are
participating in a new cer-
tificate program for health
care governance. Local
member Barbara
Coulthurst, who has been


Holiday safety tips from friends and neighbors


part of this Board for over
five years, will be taking
advantage if this great op-
portunity.
The program is designed
to provide a structured
path of training and skills
enhancement, in the area
of not-for-profit health cen-
ter governance. Being of-
SEE NORTH, PAGE 5A


Barbara uoulinurst


to have a safe and prosperous time as
Ira Mikell you spend 'time celebrating with
Free Press Reporter family, friends, neighbors, and co-
workers. Here are a few tips from
As Christmas and New Year ap- Lindsey Jacskon of Mayo Town and
proach, local officials want everyone Country Animal Hospital; Lafayette


County Fire Department; and, Greg
Marshall., Lafayette Count), Forester.
Many families will be including
their pets in their holiday celebra-


SEE HOLIDAY, PAGE 5A


LES art contest first grade winners


Greg Marshall, Lafayette County Forester. Photo Ira Mikell

New Lafayette County


The Mayo Woman's Club sponsored an art contest prior to Pioneer Day and the art was displayed during the festival. Pictured are the
first grade winners. Best -Lindsey Taylor, 1st Leesa Price, 2nd Cody Floyd, 3rd Leigh Anne Rehberg, Honorable Mention: Salvador
Cedillo, Justin Hammock, Savannah Medlin, Johanna Molina, Felipe Monroy and Nathan Primm. Watch for story and additional pho-
tos in upcoming issue.


Forester appointed
Gregory Marshall is very the job is and this v
excited and passionate over in assisting l
about his job as County .ers in the comic
Forester for Lafayette Marshall said.
County and is looking for- Before he was af
ward to having a great fu- to the position by tI
ture here. "I have a hard
work ethic no matter what SEE NEW, PAGE


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Share your
faith I
IL0 ..A


Got good
TRUTH must have a de-
jected feeling! Many don't
want to be around him.
They want someone who
will agree with them saying,
"you are OK," or "what you
are doing is OK." You
would be amazed to what
extent people are willing to
go to find someone to be in
agreement with them re-
gardless of the cost.
A good counselor,. and
good friends, will tell you.
the TRUTH. And you need
to take note if you are get-,
ting the same advice from
all your acquaintances
(Proverbs 11:14). Seek
God's counsel. He will cer-
tainly be truthful. Seek it in
every circumstance regard-
less of how insignificant it
may seem or how over-
whelming it may be. The
great men of 'the Bible
sought God's wisdom and,
more often than not, those
who neglected or, worse
yet, rejected God's counsel
paid the price, sometimes of
life itself!
A Christian needs to be
selective when it comes to
finding a; counselor (Psalm
1:1, 2). Do not seek counsel
from the ungodly. The only
sure source of good counsel
is God's Word and those


Religion

SWhat is your
church
doing?
Let us hear
from you!

Have an article
you want printed?
Send it to us!

Phone: 294-1210
Fax 294-2666
n/c


counsel?


David H. Matier, DPO


who believe the Word of
God as it is revealed in the
Bible.
David H. Matier, DPC
Christian/Biblical Counsel-
ing
"mailio:dmatier@alltel.net"
dmnatier@a'alltel.net
121106

College Placement
tests set for Jan. 4'
North Florida Community
College will conduct Col-
lege Placement Tests
(CPT) on computer on
Thu rsdav, January 4 at
1:30 P.M. in the NFCC,
Testing Center (Bldg. #16)
on the Madison campus.
Persons taking the tests
will be required to register
in NFCC Student Services
24 hours before testing.


Holiday driving alert:


Drivers are responding to road rage with more rage


According to National
survey half the victims of
aggressive drivers become
victimizers themselves
Fully one-half of drivers
who are subjected to ag-
gressive driving behavior
on the road respond with
aggression of their own,
thus risking a more serious
confrontation.
According to a recently
released national survey by
car insurers Response In-
surance, when a driver is
cut off, tailgated or given.
the finger, 50% of the vic-
tims respond with horn
honking, yelling, cutting-
off, and obscene gestures of
their own.
The "Response Insurance
National Driving Habits
Survey" revealed that 34%
of drivers say they honk
their horn at the aggressor,
27% yell, 19% give the fin-
ger. back, 17%, flash their
headlights, and 7% mimic
the initial aggressive dri-
ving behavior. 2% of dri-
vers admit to trying to run
the aggressor off the road.
"Road rage is a two-way
street," noted Ray Palermo,
director of public relations
for Response Insurance. "It
takes two people to fight.
So, if you are subjected to
aggressive driving, often
the best way to ensure it
does not get any worse is to
just ignore it."
When it comes to aggres-
sive responses, men are
more likely than women to.
respond aggressively (54%
vs. 4'6%), as are drivers age
18-24 (67%) versus drivers
65 and older (30%). Drivers
with children are more
likely to respond aggres-
sively (59% versus those
without children. (45%),


and cell phone users (59%)
versus those who do not
use a cell phone while dri-
ving (39%).
Road Rage tips
for Response Insurance
How to avoid aggressive
driving and aggressive dri-
vers
Attitude
Driving in not a competi-
tive sport. How much is re-
ally "won" by cutting ahead
of another car? Stay calm,
focus on getting from one
place to another safely, and
try to forget about time if
you're running late.
Road Rage is a 2-way
street.
One driver can't fight
alone. Don't allow yourself
to get drawn into a con-
frontation.
Courtesy.
Err on the side of being
courteous.
Turn signal.
Using your turn signal.
makes sure drivers around
you aren't surprised by
your maneuver. A Re-
sponse Insurance National
Driving Habits- Survey re-
vealed that 57% of drivers
don't regularly use thdir
signals.
Changing lanes.
Don't cut off other dri-
vers, and make sure you
have room, when you
merge onto a highway.
Keep up the pace.
Driving in the left lane
slower than the prevailing,
traffic is asking for trouble.
Regardless of the speed'
you are traveling, move to
the right lane if someone
wants to pass you,
Tailgating.
Tailgating not only great-
ly reduces your ability to
respond, it can annoy the


other driver. Keeping a safe
distance never annoyed
anyone.
Gestures.
Don't make obscene ges-
tures. Avoid any visible
sign that you may be angry.
Keep your distance.
If a driver is displaying
signs of aggressive driving
- steer clear and get away
from them.
Ease Up.
If someone cuts you off,
slow down and give them
room. Their aggression
may escalate if you re-
spond in. kind.
Get Help.
If you think you are in se-
rious danger, use a cellular
phone to call the police, or
drive to a police station or
heavily populated area. Do
not drive to your home and
do not get out of the car un-
til safe.
Apologize.
If you make a mistake try
to apologize to the other
driver with an appropriate
gesture.


Wishing

you a very

Merry
Christmas!
We at the Mayo Free
Press would- like to
wish each and every-
one of our readers a
very happy, and safe
holiday. May you have..
joy and peace and enjoy
the time with family
and friends this Christ-
mas season.
Linda and Ira,
Mayo Free Press


AIRLINE BAPTIST CHURCH (SBC)......294-2676
Padkor .. R C -1,p F P.rrker
Sunday
Sunday School...................................... ..................... 9:45 a.m.
M morning W orship......;......... ..................................11:00 a.m .
Prayer M eeting........................................................ 5:......5:30 p.m.
Discipleship Training............................................... 6:00 p.m.
Evening Worship.............. ............. .. ...7:00 p.m.
Wednesday
Fellowship Supper.................................................6:00-6:30 p.m.
Awanas, Faith, Bible Study.......................................6:30 p.m.
Located Four Miles East of Mayo on Highway 27
"0 Come Let us Worship The Lord" Ps. 95:6 226663-F

ALTON CHURCH OF GOD................294-3133
PastoHr...Y................. .................Rev. Charles E. Hodge, Jr.
Youth Pastor ... ............ ...E.l. .Charn Perry
lMusic Director ... ....... . ............ Blandcle Perry
Children' Pa-tor .......... .... R\ .an z ittan\ Perry
Sunday School ... .. ....... a.m.
Worship Service/KI.D.S. Church........... ................ 10:45 a.m.
Evening W worship ......................... ........................... 6:00 p.m.,
Famil Niglht Youth Club Church............ 7:00 p.m. Wednesday
State Road 27 22666-F

BETHEL HOLY CHURCH......................294-1932
"Affiliated with Mt. Sinai Holy Churches of.America Irie:"
Pastor............................ ...................... ...........Elder Carolyn Demps
Sunday School....... ..........................................11:00 a.m.
Worship Service............... ........................ 12:00 p.m.
Thursday Bible Study.......................... ........7:00 p.m.
357 Pine Street : H
t"Membership means Discipleship" 226670-F

HATCHBEND APOSTOLIC CHURCH..935-2806
Pastor............. ........................................ ................. Rev. Steve Boyd
Sunday School.... ...... ............. ........ 10:00 a.m.
Evening W worship ................................ .......... :..................6:00 p.m .
W ed. Light for Living........................................................7:30 p.m .
Located 4 miles South on Hwy. 349,
then left on CR 138, follow signs. 226671-F

FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD...................294-1811
Sunday School .................................................9:45 a.m .
SundaY W worship Service ,.........................................1.... 0:30 a.m.
Kid's Church.................................................... 11:00 a.m .
Evening Worship.........................................6:00 p.m.
dnesdayYouth Impact....................................................7:00 p.m.
Aedns Adult Bible Study..................................7:00 p.m.
Pastor: Rev. Kenny Sullivan
Youth Pastor: Daryl Fletcher
Located at 294 SE Mill Street, Mayo "Renewing Hope and Building Lives"

Hatch Bend Baptist Church
Pastor George Dunn
935-0943
Sunday School............................................................9:45 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship ....................................11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening ...............I.................................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Evening.....................................................7:00 p.m.
3029 S.E. CR 500 320250-F


Methodist Church
Phone S.-294-1,:-61
MAYO FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Located SE corner of Hwy. 27 &.FL 51 Mayo
Pastor Jim Gamble
Sunday School.............. ...............................................10:00 a.m .
M morning W orship ....................................-.:..................11:00 a.m .
Evening W orship.......................................................6:00 p.m .

"The Friendly Mayo Methodist" @22704-F


To Place Your Chu ch

In Our Church Directory,

call Myrtle at 362-1734

MAYO BAPTIST CHURCH...........(386)294-1020
Pastor: Brother Jimmy Legg
Interim Music ...............................r.............. Kathy Palamino
Sunday Schedule
Bible Study ................................ ........... .................... ......... 9:45A .
W orship Service........................................................... ,.....11:00A.M .
Sunday Night Service.................................................................. ..............600 P.M.
Wednesday Night Schedule
Supper ........................................ .... .............. .. ... 6:00P.M.
Prayer Service & Youth & Children Meeting.............................7:00 P.M.
mavobaplislchurch@a'lltel.ftele' n2 706-F


NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH
f itor ................................. ........... ....... ...Re Ch rijhE WIalker
Sunday Early Service ................................................. 8:30 a.m.
Sunday School............................................. ...........10:00'a.m.
Morning Worship ........................................................... 11:00 a.m.
Discipleship Training....................................................6:00 p.m.
Evenming Worship....................... .......... I ..................7:00 p.mn.
Wed. Visitation.................................. ... ...... 5:00 p.m.
Bible Study................................................................. 7:00 p.m .
Mission Classes................................................. 7:00 p.m.
Located Two Miles North of Mayo Off Highway 51
"Come And Hear, All Ye That Fear God" Ps. 66:16 226708-F

PLEASANT GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH (SBC).294-1306
Pastor................ ... ...............................................Ted Rushing
Sunday School....*................................................................9:45 a.m .
W orship Service.................................................................. 11:00 a.m .
Wednesday Discipleship Training..............6:30 p.m. to 7:30p.m.
Evening Training ..............................................................6:00 p.m .
Team Kids N ight ..............................................................6:30 p.m .
Seven miles West of Mayo, left on CR 534 then right on 350A
-- Jesus Saves- 227,.


Jesus Christ Fellowship
Community Church,
A Full Gospel Ministry
of Mayo Florida, Inc.
294-1656
Deacon Lemon Curtis Watson, "
Chairman of the Deacon Ministry
Mother Emma Watson, General Mother
Located on Lake St.
at the corner of San Pedro St.
Church Services
Sunday School....................;10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship..............ll:00a.

Tuesday Service..:.........;........7:00 p.m.
(Prayer Meeting and Bible Stuey)
Worship means Celebration, Communication,
and Consecration.
Church Membership means Commitment.
Disdpleship means a student of the
word of God. 31521-F


NEW HARMONY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH NewBeginnings Church
160th St. a place for you
(Go south on 51 to 160th, turn right) Past ..Wayne Hudson
Pastor: Stan Posey Pastor..............Wayne Hudson
Phone (386) 776-1806 Phone Number.......386-294-1244
SUNDAY" r newbeginningschurch@alltel.neti i'
Sunday Worship...........................9:30 am new einnin......................h rh@allte................ne9:30 am
Bible Study........... ..................................... ...... 10:30 am
Purpose Statement
WEDNESDAY New Beginnings exists to provide an environment
Women's Bible Study.................................. ....10:00 am where People andiscover and develop a passion for
_" w_315284- GodthatisRea relevant andrdelational.

LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN CENTER...294-3089 New Location:
163 W.Main Street, Suite 500
Pastor, John Whittington Senvice Schedule"
Sun. Morning Worship.....................10:00 a.m.
Sunday Praise and Worship Service........................... 10:30 a.m. Ne'nehiniis5niumr' a yr
Children's Church......................................................... 10:30 a.m. ww eg n gs 3153 -


Ephesus Advent
Christian Church
Pastor Bill Talley
963-5600
208-9626
Sunday School Service.... 9:45 a.m.
Worship Service..............11:00 a.m.
Prayer Meeting..............7:00 p.m.
315285-F










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MIDWAY BAPTIST CHURCH..................935-4993
Pastor: Danny Rogers 9 ,
Sunday School............................ ................................9:45 a.m .
W worship Service............ ................................................. 11:00 a.m.
Discipleship Training.....................................5:00 p.m.
Evening W orship....... ...................................................... 6:00 p.m.
Prayer Meeting Wednesday........................................ 7:00 p.m.
Located on County Road 354
"For If Ye Forgive Men Their Tresspasses Your Heavenly
Father Will Also Forgive You" Matt. 6:14 226707-F


Sunday Night Service.............................. .......... 6:00 p.m.
W wednesday Service......:..................................................... :00 p.m .
Wed. Children's and Teen's Service............................7:00 p.m.
State Road 51 Mayo ~ "Love Never Fails" 22670os-


ST. MATTHEW'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Contact Number in Mayo (386) 294-2218
Vicar.............. ............................................ Rev. Linda Lowry
Sr. W arden........................................... .................. Pippy Cashm an
Celebration of Holy Eucharist at 7:00 PM
each Wednesday to be followed by light
refreshments and Christian Education. 2
Located One Block North of the Courthouse in Mayo.


Bethel Creek Baptist Church
Pastor : Jerry Tyson
Sunday School............................... ........................... ..9:45 a.m .
Sunday Worship Service..............................................11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening Worship.................................................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Study.................................................7:00 p.m.
Nursery available for all services
located 3 miles North of Day on Highway 53
Where you are always welcomed 226720-F


Eliane Wadsworth

Eliane Wadsworth, 60, of

McAlpin, passed away Fri-
day, December 15, 2006 in
her home after a long ill-
ness. The Orbe, Switzerland
native moved to McAlpin,
from Mayo twelve years
ago, was a homemaker, a
member of the Order of
Eastern Star Chapter #196,
Mayo, and attended Live
Oak Church of God.
Survivors include her
husband: Jim Wadsworth,
McAlpin; her father: Robert
Butett, and his son &
daughter; Bernard and
Monique from Orbe,
Switzerland. Three sons:
Tommy, Mark and Randy
Wadsworth, all of Mel-
bourne; two grandchildren:
Carrie Pichard and Jason
Wadsworth, both of Mel-
bourne.
Funeral services were
conducted 11 a.m. Wednes-
day, December 20, at The
First United Methodist
Church, Mayo, with Rev.
Jim Gamble with Interment
in Wayfair Cemetery,
Mayo. Visitation was held
from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday
evening at the funeral
home.
Daniels Funeral Home,
Live Oak is in charge of all
arrangements.


Bethel Creek

Baptist Church

to host sing
Bethel Creek Baptist
Church will again be host-
ing a singing group on the
first Sunday evening of the
month. Come and hear The
Georgians on January 7,
2006 at 6 p.m. Fellowship
following.


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Jedidiah Edwin Mathis and Kathleen Elizabeth Lepper


Max and Rhonda Lepper of Live Oak and Greg and Cindy
Mathis of Chipley are proud to announce the engagement and
approaching marriage of their children, Kathleen Elizabeth Lep-
per and Jedidiah Edwin Mathis.
The bride-elect is a 1999 graduate of Lafayette High School,
Mayo and attended the University of West Florida. She serves as
a marine science technician with the United States Coast Guard
stationed in Panama City Beach. She recently returned from a
year tour in St. Croix, US Virgin Islands.
Jed is a 1999 graduate of Chipley High School, Chipley and
attended Chipola Community College. He serves with the US
Atmy stationed in Ft. Rucker, Ala. where he is completing flight
school.
The couple met in Washington, D.C., while Kate was a mem-
ber of the US Coast Honor Guard and Jed served with the
Army Old Guard (Honor Guard).
The wedding will take place at The Village Church, Dowling
Park at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 23, 2006. A reception will im-
mediately follow the ceremony at .the Copeland Center.. All
friends and family of the couple are in\ ited to attend


"FACING THE GIANTS"

showing at New

Beginnings Church


NEVER GIVE UP. NEVER
BACK DOWN. NEVER
LOSE FAITH.
Have you heard about
FACING THE GIANTS?
This is the film that has al-
ready made national head-
lines because it was rated
PG for religious content. If
you liked "Remember the
Titans," "Hoosiers," or
"Rudy," you'll love this
great underdog story that
shows the power of faith
and prayer in dealing with
life's problems. FACING
THE GIANTS is not only
pure fun wrapped in an
unstoppable teaming of


faith and football, it's also
the first independent,
church-made film to be re-,
leased by a major studio!
New Beginnings Church
will show "Facing the Gi-
ants" on Sunday, Decem-
ber 31, at 7:20 pm. The
showing is FREE but you
will have to stop by the
church to pick up a ticket
for entry. Pick-up dates
;are December 26, & 28,
from 9 am Noon. New
Beginnings Church is lo-
cated at 163 West Main
Street, downtown Mayo.
For more information call
294-1244.


CHRISTMAS

EVE

SERVICE
New Beginnings Church will hold their
third annual Christmas Eve Service
Sunday night December 24th at 9 PM.
Pastor Wayne will bring a message
entitled "Why the Manger?"
The Lord's Supper will also be observed.
Special music by the NBC Praise Team.
Everyone is invited to join us in
celebrating the birth of our Savior.
The R.O.C. (Reach Out Caf6) will be
open following the service with coffee,
hot chocolate and other refreshments
provided. New Beginnings is located
at 163 West Main Street in
downtown Mayo.321109-F


Hunting with dad & friends... From the Lafayette County

Clerk's office......
PASSPORT POINTS


Mikell Singletary, age 15, Killed his first buck in Mallory Swamp,
dog hunting with dad and friends.


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Killed by Pamela Trawick in Lafayette County on
Friday, Nov. 17. This was her first big buck. The eight
point with 8 inch G2s and 6 inch G3s was killed with
her 270 rifle. She also killed a nice 5 point in front of
dogs, on Saturday, Nov. 25.



Holiday tip

Carve the turkey into serving
slices before refrigerating
Cooked, whole, stuffed turkeys don't store safely in the
refrigerator. Remove the stuffing from a turkey cooked in
advance and refrigerate it immediately. Allow the turkey
juices to settle for 20 to 30 minutes, then carve the bird into
serving slices, place them in shallow containers, cover and
refrigerate. When it's time to serve,, reheat the slices and
the stuffing in a conventional or microwave oven to an in-
ternal temperature of at least 165 degrees Fahrenheit.


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present a passport to enter
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Commission, which Con-
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into law in the Intelligence
reform and Terrorism Pre-
vention Act of 2004. These
new travel document re-
quirements make up the
Departments' Western
Hemisphere Travel Initia-
tive (WHIT). In order to
obtain national security
benefits as quickly as pos-
sible, and to expedite the
processing of arriving pas-
sengers, the plan will be
implemented in two phas-
es.
The first phase involves
travel by air and requires
all citizens of the United
States, Canada, Mexico
and Bermuda to have a
passport or other accepted
document that establishes
the bearer's identity and
nationality to enter or re-
enter the United States
from within the Western
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SHIP-Mates address

Mayo Rotarians


Ira Mikell,
Free Press Reporter
Making home ownership
a reality for many people
who are financially unable
to fulfill that dream on
their own is a life-long en-
deavor of Matt Pearson,
Director of Housing for the
Suwannee River Economic
Council, Inc., and, Steve
Dicks, Rural Development
Manager for the United
States Department of Agri-
culture Rural Development
Office in Live Oak. Pearson
and Dicks provided a brief
presentation of the SHIP
(State Housing Initiative'
Partnership) program to
Mayo Rotarians on
Wednesday, Dec. 13.
SHIP, according to Pear-
son, is a statewide program
providing funding in the
form of a grant to anyone
who is eligible. The
amount of money received
varies and depends on fac-
tors such as how it will be
used, the type of income,
and the size of your house-
hold. "Maximum contract
for new construction and
existing can not exceed
$160,000. Maximum ap-
praised value on new and
existing homes can not ex-
ceed $160,000," Pearson
said.
Dicks helps make home
ownership possible by pro-
viding home loans that are
affordable to those who
live in Columbia, Hamil-
ton, Jefferson, Lafayette,
Madison, Suwannee, and


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Home heating remains second


highest
NFPA report shows
73% of home
heating fire deaths
attributed to space
heaters

As temperatures drop out-
doors and people take steps
to warm their homes, the
National Fire Protection As-
sociation (NFPA) urges the
public to be mindful of the
risks associated with home
heating which is second
only to cooking when it
comes to causes of home


cause of
fires. Along with the colder
temperatures that accompa-
ny winter, there is an elevat-
ed risk of dying from fire
during this season with De-
cember, January and Febru-
ary generally being the
deadliest months for fires.
According to a newly re-
leased NFPA study, heating
equipment was involved in
an estimated 53,000 reported
home structure fires in the
United States in 2003. The
study includes fires associat-
ed with chimneys and chim-
ney connectors, space
heaters, central heating, fire-
places, water heaters and


Brimm receives appreciation

check from Mayo Rotary


Steve Dicks. Photo: Ira Mikell.

Taylor Counties. According
to Dicks, no down payment
is required and the pay-
ment is based on a fixed
rate of interest. Also, the
maximum amount of in-
come cannot exceed
$68,550. "We finance new
construction, existing
homes, and modular
homes," Dicks said.
For additional informa-
tion about this program,
contact Pearson at 386-294-
2202 or Dicks at 386-362-
2681, Ext. 4.


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Ruth Brimm receives a Christmas gift on Wednesday, Dec. 13, in
the form of a check from the Mayo Rotary Club in appreciation of
her dedication of service in excess of 30 years. During those
years of service she has been working hard to provide delicious
home cooked meals at every meeting. L-R: Steve Land and Ruth
Brim. Photo: Ira Mikell.


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heat tape. These fires ac-
counted for 14% of all home
fires and were responsible
for an estimated 260 deaths,
roughly 1,300 injuries and
$500 million in direct prop-
erty damage.
Although space heaters,
excluding fireplaces and
chimneys, were responsible
for one-fourth (26%) of
home heating fires in 2003,
they were the most deadly,
accounting for three-fourths
(73%) of the fire deaths relat-
ed to home heating. Space.
heaters also were responsi-
ble for three out of every five
injuries (58%) in home heat-
ing fires in 2003 and half
(51%) of the associated prop-
erty damage.
According to the report,,
space heaters present a
greater fire risk than central
heating systems. Space
heaters tend to be closer to
household combustibles and
the people occupying the
home, and they tend to re-.
quire a more direct role by
Occupants in fueling, main-
tenance, and operation.
Even so, any widely used
heating device can be used
safely, if the rules of safety
are followed.
For more information or a
copy of the report Home
Heating Fire Patterns and
Trends, visit NFPA's Web
site http:/ /www.nfpa.org.
NFPA suggests the follow-
ing for safe heating:
Maintain a 3 feet (or 1
meter) separation between
things that can burn arid
heating equipment.


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When buying a new
space heater, make sure it
carries the mark of an inde-
pendent testing laboratory
and is legal for use in your
community. (Some commu-
nities do not permit portable
kerosene heaters, for exam-
ple.)
Install your stationary
(fixed) space heater accord-
ing to manufacturer's in-
structions or applicable
codes or better yet, have it
installed by a professional.
Plug your electric-pow-
ered space heater into an
outlet with sufficient capaci-
ty and never into an exten-
sion cord.
Use the proper grade of
the proper fuel for your liq-
uid-fueled space heater, and
never use gasoline in any
heater not approved for
gasoline use. Refuel only in a
well-ventilated area and
when the equipment is cool.
In your fireplace or
wood stove, use only dry,
seasoned wood to avoid the
build-up of creosote, an oily
deposit that easily catches
fire and accounts for most
chimney fires and the largest
share of home heating fires
generally. Use only paper or
kindling wood, not a flam-
mable liquid, to start the fire.
Do not use artificial logs in
wood stoves.
Make sure your fireplace
has a sturdy screen to pre-
vent sparks from flying into
the room.
Turn off space heaters
whenever the room they are
in is unoccupied or under
circumstances when manu-
facturer's instructions say
they should be turned off.
Portable space heaters are so
easy to knock over in the
dark that they should be
turned off when you go to
bed, but make sure your pri-
mary heating equipment for
bedrooms is sufficient to
avoid risks to residents from
severe cold
Make sure fuel-burning
equipment is vented to the
outside, that the venting is
kept dear and unobstructed,
and that the exit point is
properly sealed around the
vent, all of which is to make
sure deadly carbon monox-
ide does not build up in the
home.
Inspect all heating
equipment annually, and
clean as necessary.
Test smoke alarms
monthly.
NFPA has been a world-
wide leader in providing
fire, electrical, building, and
life safety to the public since
1896. The mission of the in-
ternational nonprofit organi-
zation is to reduce the
worldwide burden of fire
and other hazards on the
quality of life by providing
and advocating consensus
codes and standards, re-
search, training, and educa-
tion. Visit NFPA's Web site
at http://www.nfpa.org.


Seeds from

the Sower
Michael A. Guido
A Chicago physician,
specializing in research on
ulcers, announced his labo-
ratories had to abandon the
use of dogs in their experi-
ments. They refused to get
tense and worry, and that's
what produces ulcers.
When ulcers were inflict-
ed upon a dog by artificial
means, he'd cure himself by
refusing to be bothered by
anything.
What a lesson!


Two things cause worry.
Failure in the past and fear
about the future. You can't
do anything about them.
But God can pardon your
past and give you .peace
and power for the future.
"Don't worry about any-
thing," says the Living
Bible, "instead pray about
everything."


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Holiday


Continued From Page 1A
tions. Jackson encourages
pet owners to be. careful
when feeding your dog or
cat foods that may not be
good for them. "We all like
to include our pets in holi-
day meals along with the
rest of the family, but try to
keep in mind that sudden
rich diet changes are likely
to upset a pet's stomach,"
Jackson said.
Jackson also advises
against leaving anything
such as ribbons, tinsel and
electric light cords where
puppies and kittens can
play with and chew on


them. According to Jack-
son, when such items are in
their reach, and they do
manage to mess with them,
the animals could be seri-
ously injured.
Finding the perfect
Christmas tree is always a
challenge, but LCFD wants
you to be sure that the tree
you put in your home is
decorated properly and
placed in a safe place. For
example, if you choose to
decorate an artificial tree,
LCFD states that it must be
fire resistant.
LCFD encourages every-
one to be sure that you
have a fire extinguisher


North


Continued From Page 1A
fered by the National As-
sociation of Community
Health Centers (NACHC),
health center board mem-
bers will receive the
NACHC Certificate of
Health Center Gover-
nance, upon completion of
31 contact hours of partici-
pation in a wide variety of
education programs of-
fered.
North Florida Medical
Centers, Inc., a network of
local Federally Qualified
Health Centers in the Big
Bend area, oversees seven
rural health centers and
one dental center. NFMC
currently has centers in
Wakulla, Gadsden, Taylor,
Dixie, Lafayette, Madison,
Franklin and Gulf coun-
ties.
The Board of Directors,
which has been in exis-
tence since the merger in
1995 of five independently
funded health centers,
forming what is currently
known as NFMC.
Each center offers quali-
ty, affordable health care
to the residents of their

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Continued From Page 1A
ty Commissioners on Sept.
1, of this year, Marshall
gained valuable experi-
ences while working at dif-
ferent jobs. "I worked with
Smurfit-Stone for two
years in land management
in Waycross, Ga. I wanted
to get back to Gainesville
so I took a job with Georgia
Pacific and worked for
them since 1999 and re-
signed in August of this
year," Marshall said.
Marshall attended the
University of Florida
where he received his
Bachelors of Science degree
in Forest Resources and
Conservation in 1997.
There are many goals
that Marshall wants to
achieve, both personally
and on the job. "I want to
make the community
aware of all the programs
the Department of Forestry
has to offer landowners,
educate landowners and


community. This year a
new discount drug pro-
gram was launched, offer-
ing patients of NFMC the
possibility of up to a 50%
savings on their prescrip-
tion drugs, if filled at their
partnering pharmacy.
This has proven to be a
great success. It helps in-
dividuals with no insur-
ance or on Medicare, to be
able to afford their med-
ications. In some cases
people have been faced
with the decision of filling
their prescription or pay-
ing the light bill.
It is the hope of the
Board of Directors of
North Florida Medical
Centers, Inc., that with the
completion of this pro-
gram, they will be better
equipped and knowledge-
able of the concerns of rur-
'al health care, there by be-
ing able to govern accord-
ing to the needs of their
communities and the fu-
ture of health care in
America.
For more information
please feel free to contact
Denise Donohue (850) 298-
6003.


kids about forestry, sign up,
landowners in the Stew-
ardship Program, .and
learn 'everything I can
about wildland firefight-
ing," Marshall said.
Being involved in
forestry has always been a
strong passion of Marshall.
This strong desire has led
him to where he. is today:
using his talents to assist
the citizens of Lafayette
County with their forestry
needs.


that works and is readily
available should you need
to use it. Also, it is impor-
tant that you check to make
sure that your smoke detec-
tors are working correctly
and have fresh batteries at
all times.
Marshall warns against
using your fireplace as a
place to burn your wrap-
ping paper and other mate-
rials, because doing so will
create a fire danger. "Don't
use your fireplace to burn


wrapping materials. They
may create toxic fumes or
even a flash fire," Marshall
said.
Other tips Marshall pro-
vides include the impor-
tance of teaching children
fire safety, never place can-
dles next to curtains and
draperies, and always place
candles in holders that will
not turn over and cause a
fire.
Have a safe and happy
holiday season.


What


Continued From Page 1A
ward, they are snuggled
in their beds, dreaming
about the presents they,
wanted to receive from
Santa.
Other people view
Christmas as a time to re-
mind ourselves of the im-
portance of giving to oth-
ers, especially to those
who are in need and are
unable to share with their
neighbors.
Celebrating Christ's


birth, remembering who
He is, and what He has
done for us is the most
important meaning of
Christmas that people
could have. They express
their gratitude by putting
together various displays
such as the infamous
manger scene in which
Jospph, Mary, the wise
men bearing their gifts,
various animals, and the
angels surround Jesus, the
Christ child, lying in a
manger.


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After Holmes Melton assumed the duties of
county judge, he set out to complete a job
that Guy McClain had begun. Guy had as-
sembled a manuscript on the history of
Lafayette County and Holmes was able to arrange it
into logical form and it was eventually published. I ex-
pect there is a copy of that somewhere in the library,
don't remember the title.
Mr. Melton had come to Mayo initially as operator of
the Suwannee Store and after a successful venture
there, had begun his own business in the old bank
building. Later he purchased the property directly
across the street that had previously been the gas sta-
tion of Mr. Abner T. Folsom. During the interim there
had been a couple of other businesses there, one
was a restaurant operated by George Simpson
and his wife and the other was a
station operated by






a gentleman
named Mr. Rutherford. He had a drink box outside
where a person with a nickel could purchase a "Town
Talk" cola which was about 20 ounces and not to be
consumed in one attempt. We would place the cap back
on it and place it back amongst the ice and hang
around until the time was right for another slug.
To accommodate the newstore, Mr. Melton built onto
the old triangular shaped building and make it rectan-
gular as you see it today.
Next door to Melton's grocery was Blackshear's bar-
ber shop, most recently McCray's barber shop. It sat be-


tween Melton's and Parker's Chevrolet company's
showroom. My first recollection of Blackshear's barber
shop was when I was sent there with 35 cents to get my
hair cut.
Mr. Walter Blackshear was the barber and I believe
that Carvey Webb worked there. I believe there were
two chairs and that a third was later added to make
room for Mr. Blackshear's son, Waymon.
A young black man had a shoe shine stand in the cor-
ner and there was a place in the back where a person
could take a hot shower
for a


dime. I be-
WV lieve the shoe shining was
done by a young man named
Ernie but that is a little hazy. He
went into the army after Pearl Harbor and I saw him
once when he came home on furlough. He never came
back to his shoe shine stand after the war and I don't
know if he survived or not. I worked that shoe shine
stand for a while in his absence. I also worked the one
at Croft's barber shop. I worked back and forth be-
tween the two shops for some reason, can't remember
but Eustace Robitzsch and I traded places on occasion,.
Shines were a dime and every once in a while there
would be a nickel tip but that was a rare occasion. Two
tone shoes called for 25 cents but there weren't many of
those. Most were coated with lime rock because many
men folk were working at the local phosphate mines
just south of US'27 about 4 miles west of Mayo. Those
mines were served by a spur off the L.O.P & G. railroad
which switched at Peterson. I don't think anyone would


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Waymon returned from mili-
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disability that required a device
for him to sit on which was
mounted on his chair. He was re-
ally a skilled barber and took
pride in his work. He was careful
and took pains to make sure that
the best possible results
were obtained. I can't say


m


that for his dad, Wal-
ter, although he
was a fine gentle-
man and


turned out a
perfect haircut. He was from the old school that had
used hand powered clippers. He would jam those elec-
tric clippers up next to your head and grind away, rat-
tling your brains. Close on the sides was the rule. I usu-
ally waited for Waymon after he came on board.
Barber shops were the last place to close on Saturday
nights. Sometimes they stayed open way into the morn-
ing I believe. The men would tarry around, watch the
free show, hang out at Leb's Bar and Pool Room, possi-
bly for a little liberation or maybe a game of pool while
the women did the shopping and then when everybody
else closed, head for the barber shop.
Many of the merchants would stay open late as nec-
essary, as long as there
were customers and often
until midnight. I can re-
member lying on a sofa in
the store listening to the
Grand Ole Opry before
falling asleep. Radio had
S** '. become an important fac-
J.' tor in all aspects of soci-
ety. There Was no radio
station closer than Jack-
sonville, which was not a
2005 FORD very strong one, and some
FREESTAR of the stronger, 50,000
a watt stations would jam
up the air waves at night.
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Nashville was one of the
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PI .and repairman and he
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those old radios, not tran-
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Thursday, December 21, 2006


2nd Graders at Lafayette
Elementary school write
to Santa

(letters are typed exact-
ly as written, no correc-
tions done)
Monica Land's Class
bear Santa Claus,
I want this for crimes
to me please and a pool to
me and to my family to'
swim in it and a basketball
and basket so I can play
with it. and a fourwiler to
me and my.sister and can
you get me and my family a
jumpleen and can you get
me a big tiger robet like
my size and can you get me
a snake toy for me. and can
you get for me a bike and
pant a sticker the put the
pant brush to put fire. and
can you get me a bat with
balls it is baseball, and can
you get me a ball for me.
and can you get me a big
screen tv.
from Jose

Dear Santa Claus,
I ned a new engen for my
truk and I need more mon-
ey for the shop and I need
more splis for the shop I
need, new tires for my truk
and a tal gate for my truk
and a pole to go down. oh
and a swimming pool. I need
more fish and shark and.
shamo and dohins for sea
world and more rides and
games for wide avijers and
more animul for the zoo. I
nned a make over for my
* room and up ubuv my room
I need a play room or a
game room and I want
stars.
from Cierra


bear Santa Claus,
How are you I am fine. I
reley what a make-up kit, a
cap pach baby, a staroy: I
like Christmas it is my
fraver holiday. You have a
good Christmas. I want a
lot of prdst. For Christmas
anf our more week before
Christmas. I love you. San-
ta how is your wife doing.
And how are you doing. I
am doing very ok. But I am
very a seded. I made a lot.
of new friends. How are
the elfs. I have a good
thanksgiving how was your
thanksgiving.
Love, Kally

Dear Old Sate Nich,
Can I have a fullwillar,
$10, $10, 5$, 50$, tetes
raket, baseball and little
christmas tree, tv, grand
theth adio games, radio
and tenis balls and a bat
and a bike, poster and a
book. P.S. your friend, Bai-
ley

Dear Santa Claus,
How are you doing? I am
doing fine. I have been
wondering what I want Mon
snd, Barbie cruiser, and
Barbie. I also want christ-
mas stuffed animals. I
want a gift card to toysrus
and a gift card to build a
bear workshop and Bratz
big baby.
From Harli

Dear Santa Claus,
For christmas I want a
remote control air plane.
And a remote control car,
the movie cars and a real
john. deer gator and a
I


bungy jumping set. and a
remote control general lee
and a computer, and a pup-
py. and a remote control
robot and a stero and a re-
mote control go-cart and a
remote control reptie cars
set and that all I want.
Benton Walker

bear Santa Claus,
I want to have a stuffed
animal and a barby house
with two barbys and a poly
pokit with three polys and
a new playground and a
barby modersikol with a
helment and a present for
Jonyor. and a barby store
with all of the things it
needs and a big beach ball
and a boy barby dols and a
barby pet store and a baby
hors with a momy hors and
a new per of flipflops and a
tiket to chuychises and a
tikit to toysrus and a tikit
to bild the ber work shop
and a new per of brown
shoos and a present for
mimi and a speshol ornmeht
so I can give to Katy Jo
and a present that is blou.
and a cerberdoods and a
costom for crismis.
love your friend,
Kearston Archer

bear Santa Claus,
All I want is a barby doll.
All I want is a ball. All I
want is a box of blocks. All
I want is a little sister toy.
From your freind Des-
tiny

bear Santa Claus,
I want a cader that you
ride I want some books I
want a cross necles. I want
glasses, I want a marry


Crismis. I want a penow. I
want a fish, a bunny rabbit,
a genepig. and this is all I
wat. Thanky I Want a pick-
er frame. Claus and my 3
bacb. ,
Hailey Ambrose

Dear Santa Claus,
Can I have a cell phone.
A for weller. A necklace. A
bracelet. A ring. A yellow
birth stone and a red
birthstone. A stuffed red
puppy dog that is fake. A
pice of gum. A box of
cookies with iceing.
From Melba

bear Santa Claus,
How are you. I am fine. I
am going to tell you wuth
I wunt for Christimiss. I
wunt a littel chichen. A
bike. and a mace-up set. A
skatebord. A drollng-set.
Sum barebes. Thank you
Merry Christmiss.
Love, Kassity Folsom

Dear Santa Claus,
Ho Ho Ho Merry Christ-
mas.
First I want a big.truck
with a control. Next I want
a fishing pole. Last I want
a big mounting bike. And
plase I want a scatbord.
and I want all of the pre-
sents in the world.
From Cory Delgado

Dear Santa Claus,
How are you doing. I
hoop you are doing good.
Are you wondering what I
whont I whont is tow thing.
los of army stuf and a ram-
bot army man.
From Payne


bear Santa Claus,
I want some game boy
games. I also want an hin-
tendaw. P.S. and games for
it. I want a sky locher a
hot will truck. I wdnt some
computer games and a star
war lego set. I want a tran-
sormer. I want a new bike
for Christmas to.
Your friend, Peyton

bear Santa Claus,
Thes ,s the things I wont
of reshes. I want a skat-
bord and a chotre and a lot
of more and to ride in your
slay this is al those I want
for cresmas.
Your friend,
Jacob Hutchins


bear Santa Claus;
I am getting, at school.
Do you remember when I
gave you a letter telling
you that I wanted a four-
wheeler. Well after I got a
..fourwheeler I wanted a
easy-bake but my neibors
gave me one. And now I
want,play make-up exept
the kind of play make-up I
want is the one you put on
your face.
An i-pod but a pink one.
A shirt that says blame my
brother, bratz picture which
is Cloe. C.D.player, a cat
but I really really really
want is an i-pod also. I re-
aly want is a white cat.
Love Diana

bear Santa Claus,
How are you and Mrs.
Claus and yur funny looking
elfs? I have been really
nice to everyone this year.
Theres not much I want


for Christmas. here is what
I want I want a giiny pig,
there story barbie house,
Lisa Frank art set, lots of
stickers, cage for ginny
pig, more of my teeth to
fall out, autograph from
yu, that's about it. Well I
hope you have a good
Christmas.
Love, Kaylah Lents

Sunny Wimberley's Class
bear Santa Claus;
How are you and Mrs.
Santa doing we are fine.
Santa I have ben good.
Santa it is fun to have
Christmas we decerat a
tree. I want a fake nel and
polish and a cd play with a
skat and key and a disne
word, playhouse and I want
a baby clas for Mrs. Wim-
berley baby and I want a
pitcher over all your rein-
deer.
Love, Brittany Lowry

bear Santa Claus,
Josh is good. I am good.
How are you? I want a
sibits book. I want a pesle,
a red gliter cap and a
game.
Love, Daniella Lee

Dear Santa Claus,
I am beening good. Are
you sick? Does reetoof's
noes gloe? I want hot
wheels. I want a ben ten
toy. I want a elechilskoodr.
I want a puppy. I wont
hilesie.
Love.
Nathan Hamlin

Dear Santa Claus,
How are you doing? I
hope you are doing good.








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Is your elves doing good
too? I have been good.
Please bring me horses. I
love horses. I like to ride
horses. I would also like a
makeup set. I love to play
with make up. I also want
some pants. I want
sparkley pants too. I also
want some boots. I want
black boots and pink boots.
I also want some earings. I
hope you enjoy your milk'
and cookies. Have a merry
christmas!
Love,
bestany

Dear Santa Claus, ,
How are you doing and
Mrs. Santa? I was bd and
very good. I wonder if
Ruddef the red nose rain
deer is still there. Me and
my sister still bilev in you.
I wonder if you well bring
toys to me. I hope you
come this year.
LoveiZackary

Dear Santa Claus,.
How are you santa. I
have been sooper good.
Pleas can I hav a xbox and
a x box gam and a tearex
mourten and a lafsiz a
meagov and a transformer
and another robot seth.
Love, Seth, yor friend

Dear Santa Claus,
How are you and the
reindeer 'doing? How many
elfs do yo have in your
family? Are you doing good
back there? Are you mak-
ing toys for kids? How ar e
the elfs? I believe santa.
Please santa, can I have
some movies and some
games for a gameboy and a
gameboy? Can I have a x
box and a mortersyco?
Love,,Osiel Moreno

bear Santa Claus,
I ws wotring how are you
and the reindeer doing. I
ben very good. and I al-
most forgot I wus hoping.
you wud breng me Lego
Stow Worstow and i.well
Jev sum cookies and melk. I
wot famboy. I wot Game
cube.
Love,
Brent Robinson

bear Santa Claus,
How is every one over
there doing? I have been
very, bery good. Are you
going to see me? Santa
would you give me a game
cube. And also charchr for.
my game boy and a CD, a
bike, a motersicl, and a
computer, and a CD player,
a weelweels, a skorder and
last a plkemon floder.
Love, Kevin, your friend

bear Santa Claus,
How are you and Miss.
Santa doing and the rein-
deer. I am being very good
this year. I hop you can
cum to my house. And I will
put cookies for you to eat
and I'm going to pot
cerets for the reindeer


and milk for you and the
reindeer to drink and I will
alwase belev in you. For
christmas I want a game-
boy and a nintendo bs and
a kuntrol remote for a
labtopcomputer and a scat-
bord anda sedeplayer and a
game for the game boy and
the game of moryow.
Love, Jorge

bear Santa Claus,
How are you santa. Hows
your oof is he okay. I've
been very very good thes
year. Please bring me sum
huver boos so my mom. Te
house and a telaskop and a
blaster and jet packs. Sum
spy gel.
From Aaron

bear Santa Claus,
I have been very good
this year and how is rood
dolfe and how is Mrs. Clase
and how are the elfes. we
will eave you some cokes
and eggnog are you going
to my house an leav gifts. I
want a spy game and a
walit and a jeer neyli
Love Brian Humphries

bear Santa Claus,
Why don't you come to
my house because I believe.
in you and why don't you
give me a new barbie be-
cause I love babies.
Love, Lexi



Jeff Scott's Class

Dear Santa Claus,
How are you doing may
name is Kali I have been
good vary good my brother
is 4 and he has been good
to and my sister has to.
We have all been good. I
will give you cookies on
crisis eve'and thankydOu
for the-prezents last year.
What is your wifs name. I
have never got my goold
flag tookin and do you
have a long deer do you and
your wife go on a date.
Your friend, Kaliy '

bear Santa Claus,
How do the elfs make
the toys? Do they stuffed
1the teddy bear? Do you
wear red all the time
because I don't. Do you like
your raindeers a lot? Do
you like the cookies form
last Christmas, remember.
Because if you don't that's
ok. And I'm being really
good at school. And my
grades are as, Bs and Cs.
I'm being good at home.
And I have a pony. Do you
now that. ponies never
arow. And its name is char-
lie. And he loves carruts
and apples,
Sincerely, Melanie

bear Santa Claus,
I love you..I love Chismis
it is fun. How are you doing
do you have a time to give
presents to everybody?
chismis is good Chisris is


the best thing of the end
of the year. Being at
school keeps me energy up
it keeps me fresh and
ready to learn. Now chis-
mis is coming up I want to
go and make cookies for
you and last year thank you
for the presents I hope
you give me presents that.
I only gof my gold flag
toen out ones. What is
your wifes name? Do you,
hug your wife before you
leave? I have never ben
send to the prensadal of-
fices I'm good an angl. I
love math maybe you can
send me a math board I love
you ho ho ho.
Sincerely, love,
Monica Powe

bear Santa Clausl,
How does it feel to be at
the North Pole. I wondard
it feel so cold. How do you
mak the toys. Do you get
help from your elfs. Santa
how you keep track of your
raindeers. And how many
presents do you carry?
When you come tomy house
we will put decorations on
the house too. And thank
you for the presents last
year and we will put cook-
ies and milke. If you can't
be everywhere how many
helpers do you got. Do you
want to know what grades
I getl As and Bs and some-
times I get Cs. What time
do you go to bed. Do you
eat cookies and milke
-around the world. And
what ill's do you do at your
house. What name is you
wife? And for Chretsmas I
want those shoes that has
weels and a selphone too
and a new bookback too
and some clothes to and
your autograph too. Good-
Bie. Ho HP Hp q!
Your friend,
Dorisela Rangel

How are you doing in the
north pole? How do you go
around the world in one
night? How are the rein-
deer? Does Rudolf ph noes
really glow? I am doing well
in,school. Thank you for
the nuw shoes last year. I
want to go the north pole.,
I am doing good in reading.
I have been a good boy be-
cause I listen to the
teacher. I havy ot got my,
gold flag touckin out. How
are your rein deer doing?
How is miss. Claus doing.
My class goes to reces at
10:15.
Sincerely,
Lang

bear Santa Claus,'
How are you doing? be-
cause I am doing good. How
are your rain deer. I hope
they are doing good. How
many'elfs. do you have san-
ta? How do you get around
the world on one night?
What are your elfs names?
What are your rain deers
names? I am doing good in
school really good. Have


never got my golden flag
taken out yet. See if you
get your golden flag taken
out you have got in troblle.
And I have ben good this
year. I have not ben sent
to the prinsable offis yet
not wons and I am in sec-
ont grad. Oh and thanks
for the presents last year.
Sincerele,
Madelyn Lashley

Dear Santa Claus,
How can you fly around
the world in one day? I
want a D.S.D. Can you get
it? How your the reindeer
doing? I am doing good in
shcool. I have not get my
gold flag out yet. I am very
excite about Chistem. We
all ready have our Chistem.
tree up. Do you have yours
up yet? Can I write neat?
Can I get all the efs to
sign my paper? My name is
Ciana Hill. I am in 2nd
grad. And I am 8 years old.
What time do you get up?
What do you eat? What do
you feed the deer? Can I
get al the Efs picter? Do
you pay the -Efs? What all
your deers name is? Do
your Efs live at?Do they
stqy up all night to make
toys? What is your wife
name is? Do you have
Rudolofph? Do you deck a
rake your house? How to
you sneak in my house at
night? I am going to give
you some to eat. Thank you
for last Year. I want a
picter of you. I am goingto
give you a picter of me.
And I am going to play
Chistmas mices for you. Do
you by the things for us? I
only got my gold glad tak-
en out 1 time. Do you kiss
your wife borfe you go? Do
you have a long beard? Do
you go out ona date? I live,
in Mayo.
Love, Ciana

Dear Santa Claus,
How are you dong?' How
do you get around the
world in 1 night. How many
reindeer do you have and
-how many elfs do you have?
What are the raindeers
names? What are your elfs
names? How are the elfs
doing? I am doing good?
Thank you for the things
you gave me last year. Do
your rander rilly fly? How
is Mrs. Clos doing? What is
NMrs. Clauses real name? I
have been good in school. I
have not takan my gold flag
out yet. Some times I get
in trouble. I have not been
sint to the prinsable yet. I
wont a swing set for Chris-
mis.
Love, Katie

bear Santa Claus,
How do you get all
around the world? What
time do yo.u get up?What
do your deer eat. 'How can
your deer fly? How do you
get the deers atech? Do'
your elfs work hard to
make toys? How can your


deer pickup that slay? How
do you snick in my house.
wen I'm sleeppy. Thank you
for the stuff last year: If
you won't to new how min-
ny friends I have I can
name theme for you. have
you ever been to the
beach. How do your dder
new it is time to go?
Love, Macy

bear Santa Claus,
How are you doing? on
your busy month? I want a
pair of drums for Cristmas.
Thank you for the spider
man sheets and the 'guitar
from last year. I had my ,-
spiderman sheets put on-
my bed after you gave
them to me. The guitar is
cool to, I pay it a little, my
dad might put me in guitar
lesson.
Love, Ryan Koon

Dear Santa Claus,
How are you doing? How
do you eat all them cook-
ies? Who's your favorite
reindeer? Have you ever
got burnt? How do you
sneak so good? I've been
good. I'm doing great in
school. Thank you very
much for all the presents!
Your friend,
Shane Harris

bear Santa Claus,
How are you doing? What
am I getting for Chrismes.
How are your reindeer
going? And are your elfs
going. And how do you fly.
How do you land on the
house with out shaking it.
And how do you go down
the chinmey. How do you
go around the hole world
with out it getting in the
morning. And how do your
reindeer fly with put
falling. And please can you


by me a drum 'set. And
thank you for giving me
what I wanted. And how
do you fly with that heveey
sled. And how do you fly
with the presit. I am' dow-
ing good in school. And I
bin a good boy.
Your friend,
Kerby

Dear Santa Claus,
How are you? How are
'your reindeer? What do
you feed the reindeer?
What do the elfs look like?
How do the Raindeer fly?
What is it like flying in the
sky at night. I have been a
good boy because I lisin to
the teacher. Do you have a
wife? Does one ofyour
raindeers nose red? Do you
have a pet? Look for the
cookies in the kichen.
Thank you for all the pre-
sents last year. Do you love
iny buty? How cold is it in
the North.Pole? What
reindeer do you like best?
What do you give the bad
children? How many elfs do
you got?
Sinsirly,
Trevor Garland

bear Santa Claus,
How are you doing? Well
I'm doing great. Am I on
the noddy list or nice list?
Hoping I'm on the nice list.
How are the elfs and rein-
deer? Does Rudolph really
have a glowing nose. Santa
I'm very excited and hav-
ing a lot of fun. Thank you
for all my presents. I loved
them. So have a good time
at the pole.
Your friend,
brew Perry

bear Santa Claus,
How are the reindeer do-
ing? Are they worm? how


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do you have helpers? Thaks
for the toys last year. Do
you like the cookis? That I
put you are tyapil.
Your friend,
Sincerely
John Riley

Dear Santa Claus,.
How are you doing? I
.hope your elfs are working
hard on those toys. How do
you fly around the world in 1
night? That is amazing.
How are your reindeer do-
ing? I just love Rudopph's
little red nose! How do you
make your sleih fly? Do you
sprinlke little magic dust
on it? I want a lot of stuff
this year. Thank you for
the "Cracker Jacks" last
year. We are going to set
some Coca Cola on the
kichen bar. I am bing on
the good chart, I hope. I
think I am.
Sincierly,
Coley

Dear Santa Claus,
How are you doing? I am
doing fine. What do the
elfs look like? Do you have
a wife? I am a good boy. I
am good in math. bo you
have a pet? I have a pet
dog named elvis. Thank you-
for thepresent last year.
Sincerely,
Craig Amerson


Joy Padgett's Class

Dear Santa Claus,
I want a go cart for
Chrismis. I want all the
magic tree house books. I
want a alarm clock. I
want a pack of -
Expo markers
and a
marker
bord. I .-
want a
I-dog.
New paper.
A baton
case and tap
shoes. A
dictcinary.
A diry with
a lake. A
bank with a
password.
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shon doll
to go with


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spen with my family.

bear Santa Claus,
For Christmas I would
really like a laptop. For sam-
my could you get, her a
learning laptop? Oh,please
get me a sheckbook so I
can skeck pictures for my-
self. Could you please get
me a dog to please? I love
you.
Love,
Jordyn

bear Santa Claus,
I want a playstation 3
and a, new bike and a com-
puter and a gater football
and a ibog'and a new vip-
percar and can you make
the movie cars. Jorbyn to
fale in love with me. and I
'want hicles.
Love,
balton

Dear Santa Claus,
I wont hillys. I wont go
cart for me and my broth-'
er. I wont a forwiller. I
wont a choke bord. I wont
a pet. I wont a umerucen. I
wont a new trampalen. I
wont a roket poket. I wont
muny. I wont a bike. I wont
toy cars. I wont the movy
cars. I wont geeios. I wont
a guitor. I wont a dirt bike.
I wont a moconectro bike.,
I wont apgolderfoot.ball..I,
wna+ O mqrkerbprd..I wont
a xbox 360. I wont a rase
bike. I wont a market. I
wont clows. I wont besby. I
wont blox. I wont a foot-
ball short. I wont a bas-
ball. I wont a basket- lJ
ball. I wont a


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From: Isabel Negrete


bear Santa Claus,
I wont a soccer ball, a
tramplen, a bike a skate
board, a pogo stick, a foot-
ball and that's all I want.
From, Charlene

bear Santa Claus,
I want a laptop for
Chirsmas and toys and
shose and close for chirs-'
mas too. And a graet time
with my famley in my home
and a new home and a car
for my mom,,me and my
suster can get some thing
to my little sister need
close and, shose my mom
will get a new car and my
dad to. And my older
suster is a computer for
her ipot to go with her ipot
and my other suster a flip-
phon and a laptop to for
Chirsmas. We al need thing
for chirsmas to the holl
stat in the world and the
teacher do to my teacher
want a car just like my
mom to.
Love Santa Claus,.
Shiyen Keeis

Dear Santa Claus,
I want a mini dirt bike,
play station 3, nintendb,
b4, I pod, I fish, I dog, I
cat, remote control, car,
paintball gun and the set
to, army toys, bionicle le--
gos and games and star
wars the video game, and
some sponge bob games.
Love, Christian

bear Santa Claus,
What I want for Christ-
mas is a little pink viedo
game. and a little bit of
games I can play with my-
video game. I. really injoyed
that dora house you gave
me last Christmas. I will
like d I-dog and'one more
thing I want some subctra-
cen card for I can study
for school. I
wish you have
a happy


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bear Santa Claus,
I wont a bike and a
gameboy and a tv and a
dvd.
Garrey

bear Santa Claus,
I want a new miny for-
wealer for Chrismas. I
hope I get me a mini for-
,wealer because I want to
learn how to drive it and to
learn the petels and to
learn to go the speed limet
but if Ben helps me learn
all that I can ramp it, go
rilly fast if you cut down
those ow trees so I don't
rech and don't get hurt or
nock the wind out of me.

bear Santa Claus,
I want a remote control
jeep and a gameboy, a doy
and a 2052 Dallarssa car
and a tv a Idog and toys.
From: Guillermo Lena

Dear Santa Claus,.
I want a pet turle, a new
pool, a new doll house, a
new bike, and a new eye
dog because the thing that,
I list up there were the
thing that I love to get for
christmas.
Love, Christina

bIear Santa Claus,
What I want for Christ-
mas is $200 dollars, I want
a laptop, I want a dog, I
want a gameboy, I want a
eyedog, rock angels head,
Ipod, Diare, Skeck book, a
b.V.D. player.
From: Holly Holborn

Dear Santa Claus,
I hope you and yor wife
,is ok. I wunt for crismis a'
gameboy DS. and a I-dog.
and a game called prony
utak.
,Love, Triston

bear Santa Claus,
I want a P.S.P. fourweel-
er, shoes, closhs, Ipod,
mini dirt bike, remote con-
trol car, pantball gun.
Love, Gabriel

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bear Santa Claus,
How are you and Mrs.
Claus Oh, my I almost
forgot the elfs.
When you come
to Mayo will
Ohl lj you bring me a
new v-smile
l1 game, moe gameboy,
cary along Dora
bag, a Dora tent,
l and a Brats Stil-
t ing head. Well I
hope you can
bring me some of that.
Thank You.
Love, Kirksten Sakkel

bear Santa Claus,
I love the way you get lit-
tle ki's presents. Because
when ever you given them
presents all the little kids
get to play with there toy's
what they got for christ-
mas.
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Dear Santa Claus,
How are you doing? How
are the elves doing? I will
leve you some cookies and
milke. I want auto mater.
skooter. thang you. I hope
you have a happy Christmas.
Love, Anthony Clay

Dear Santa Claus,
How are you doing and
Mrs. claus. We put up our
light's on the house and are
christmas tree up. I am do-
ing good in class I have not
movd my name down yet.
Have you been wrapping
presents and making toy's
with.your elfse? Am I on
the good list. How are your
raindeers doing? Are they
ready to fly. I hop they are.
This is what I want for
christmas. I want. A cowgirl
soot for rasing other hors-
es, a crazer phone birging,
Bratz, baby doll's, some
test books, some cloth's.
Love your' friend,
Shyanne Hewett

bear Santa Claus,
How are you and Mrs.
Closs doing? Are the rain-
deer ready to lift the. sled?
Tell the elves thank you for
making me toys. and I have
ben a good girl ths year and
I'm going to make cookies.
and what I want is a stet of
drums, gootar, and bratz
fash head.
Love..your friend, ..
Maddy Lee


Dear Santa Claus,
How are you doing? Thank
you for all your hard work
and your elves, for all there
hard work to. All I want is a
go cart.
Love, Julio

Dear Santa Claus,
How are you doing? How
are yore hard working elves
and how are yore pet rudolf
this is whote I wont for
Chrismas. I wont a xbox a
playsfatson, xbox 360 and
some games my favrit is
andl.done
Love, Caleb


Dear Santa Claus,
How are you doing? Di-
dent the elves help they
problem did a buch of work.
How much work did you do
Santa? what kind of cook-
ies? Presents: Helys, mp3
player, 3 xbox games, over
the hedge movie, dirt bike
pods, 2 trak phone, 8 new
shoes.
Love, Rudy

Dear Santa Claus,
I whant eny's. I whant a
skatbord. I whant a reamot
control truk. I whant little
army men. I whant a baskit-
ball. I whant a doje ball. I
whant a socceball. That is
owvl.
Love, Micha


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Dear Santa Claus,
How are you doing? Are
you doing good. in the work
sope. Well i'm bying good at
home. Is Mrs. Claus doing.
good at your hose? Can you
git me these gifts. 4 fusion,
a Drtae-Brade, a toull set,
and a set of crbs. I will
leave treats for. you.
Love, a friend, Ryan Minar

bear Santa Claus,
Santa have you told the
elves thank you for all the
hard work they have one?
Santa are you fixing to fly.
I have been nice to the hole
school, I have studied hard,
I've had good grades I hope
when you come I hope
nothing happens. Santa I
want a videogame.
Sincerely Love;
Juanvences friend

bear Santa Claus,
How are you doing? Is
Mrs. Class okay? Is it snow-
ing today? Thank you for
giving me presents last
year. Hear are the presents
I want for chrismise. I want
a gameboy. I want a zelda
the wind waker game to
gameboy. I want a courd to
plug up to a gameboy and a'
game cube.
Love, Jeremy.Murray

Dear Santa Claus,
How are you and Miss
clause doing tonight. Are
you filling good tonight.
Tell the elves thank you
for working so hard for
making us present. Raindeer
are you reddy to fly. Would
you like to make me some
presents. I would like a new
bike, I would like a new pup-
py, I would like a new four-
wilier, I would like a new go
cart, I would like a new
xbox, I would like a new
motorcycle, I would like a
new junle Jim, I would like a
new tv, I would like a new
reading folder, I would like
a new computer, I would like
a new pincle box, I would
like a new backpack, I would
like a new desk.
Love, Stormy Bennett

Dear Santa Claus,
How are you doing santa?
How are Mrs. Claus doing.
Are you amazed at the
works of you and the elves
are d6ing. Are you having
fun wrapping gifts. Santa I
hope you have a safe nice
tripe.
Sincerely, Love your
friend, Shaylene Watson

Dear Santa Claus,
How are you and Mrs. Clus
doing. Are you stuffing up
that, bag for the good chei-
dren. Santa I would like a
xbox, and a bike and a bar-
by doll, and purse with
makeup.
Love,
Selena Raymer


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Bell, Bellemy combine to lead JV Hornets past NIf1 5043


by Ed Taylor
Sports Correspondent
Lafayette junior varsity basketball coach
Mike Harris had reason for smiling last Sat-
urday night after his team posted their first
win of the season, a 50-43 come-from-be-
hind win over a very good North Florida
Christian (NFC) team.
Kade Bell and David Bellemy combined
for 36 points in leading the junior varsity
team. Bell tossed a game high 22 points
and Bellemy finished with 14 points. Zach


Fleming scored in double figures with 10
points.
The two teams played each other close
through. three quarters. In the fourth,
forced shots and lack of board work al-
lowed the junior Eagles to build a seven
point lead, 40-33, when Dan Griffith com-
pleted an old-fashioned three-point play
with 4:48 to play in the game. Bellamy then
drained a three-point basket to narrow the
margin to four points with 3:32 to play. It
was a rainbow three that nearly brought


rain. Bell hit a trey' at the 1:28 mark that
gave Lafayette the lead 42-40. The two
teams were tied at 42-42 before Griffith
completed his second old-fashion three-
point play that tied the game and then sent
the Eagles in front 43-42.
It would be.the final points NEC would
score in the game as the Hornets defense
held them scoreless over the final 1:14 of
the game.. Fleming's, two free throws gave
Lafayette the lead for good. Fleming fol-
lowed his two charity tosses with a basket


and a 46-43 Hornet lead. Lafayette hit four
of six free throws down the stretch to se-
cure their first win of the season.
Lafayette held a 8-6 lead after the first
quarter but trailed 19-16 as the two teams
went to the locker room at the half.
Lafayette led three times in the first half.
Brook Morris and Ethan Perry had two
points each for the winning Hornets. Coach
Harris' team will face Branford tonight just
before the holidays. The game is set for
Branford as part of a four game night.


Macklin scores NFC size quickness too amton pulls
25 in leading away in


JV'spast NFC
by Ed Taylor
Sports Correspondent

Cartesha Macklin
scorched the nets for 25
points in leading the
Lafayette Lady Hornets ju-
nior varsity team to a 46-38
win over North Florida
Christian Saturday night.
Macklin, who went score-
less in the fourth quarter,
scored 14 of her points in
the third period when her
team needed it. The Lady
Hornets outscored NFC
17-16 in the period with
Macklin getting 14 of
those.
Lindsey Hamlin tossed
in eight points in the win.
Rhonda Reid finished with
six points and Cecelia Jack-
son scored four. Bridget
Powe netted one point.
The win improved
Lafayette to 2-2 on the sea-
son. Mlavq led 11-4 at the
first stop ,rid-held a 18-12
half time lead.
The Lady Hornets will
square off against Branford
tonight at Branford,


Mcintyre sits out...
Eagles slip past
Hornets in
district win
by Ed Taylor
Sports Correspondent

,.The Lafayette Hornets'
had to do without the ser-
vice of their point guard,
Eric McIntyre, against the
Bronson Eagles after suffer-
ing an injury to his left knee
against Taylor County two
nights 'before. The long
range shooting of McIntyre
would have been an asset
against district foeBronson
as Lafayette suffered a 42-

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by Ed Taylor
Spoi ts Correspondent

The Lafayette Lady Hor-
nets tasted defeat for the
fir-t time this season drop-
ping a 68-59 decision to a
eren good North Florida
Christian (NFC) team last
weekend at home. The win
improved NFC to 10-2 on
the season. It was a rematch
of former seasons when the
tw o powerhouses have met
on the hardwood.. When
the game is analyzed it all
came down to size and
quickness which both went
to NFC. "They were a much
bigger team than we were,"
said Lafayette coach Jimmy
Blankenship. "We are a
bunch of guards. So, it is
tough on the boards when
you run into teams like
this."
Freshman Sunshine. Reid
led all scorer's with her 22
points which 'included
three three-point baskets.
Junior Natalie Land fin-
ished with 16 points after
being chased all night by
the Lady Eagles. Marla Al-,
caza r, who fouled out in the
fourth period, added seven
points with one three-point
basket. Sharhonda Cherry
netted seven points and
Kelsey Land drilled a three-
point basket for her three
points
The Lady Hornets one
lull came late in the third
period when they allowed
the Lady Eagles to go on a
9-0 run that gave the visi-
tors a 45-36 lead with just
over a minute to play in the
period. Lafayette trailed 32-
2S at the half but came back
in the third period to tie the


second half;

wins 84-55







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KADE BELL (12) WAS FOULED
HARD ON THIS play last week
in junior varsity play against
Hamilton County. Eades
scored 20 for the Hornets in a
losing cause. The Hornets
dropped a 84-55 decision to
Hamilton County. .(photo by Ed
Taylor)

b Ed Tailor
Sports Co t,' spondent

The Hamilton County ju-
nior varsity basketball team
used a 13-2 run at the onset
of the third period and
coasted to a 84-55 win'over,
host Lafayette last week.
The. junior Hornets looked
tired and unsure in the ear-
ly going of the second half
managing just one basket
in the first five minutes of
the third period. Falling be-
hind 47-30-'Lafayette did
make a runt at Hamilton
cutting the lead to eight
points 51-43 on a rebound
basket by Austin Ander-
son. The Hornets trailed 55-
43 after three quarters.
In the final stanzait was
all Hamilton County as the
younger Hornets failed to
take care of the basketball.


SEE NFC, PAGE 5B SEE HAMILTON, PAGE 5B


NATALIE LAND (11) SCORED ON THIS strong drive to the basket over North Florida Christian's
Melanie Warner (14). Land scored 16 points but her team dropped a 68-59 decision to the Lady Ea-
gles to fall to 10-1 on- the season'. (photo by Ed Taylor)



Hornets fall at home to NFC, 60-46


JOSEPH EDWARDS (14) FIN-
ISHED WITH eight points in his
team's 42-38 loss to Bronson
last Week. The Hornets dropped
to 2-3 overall. They will be at
Branford tonight in returning to
district play. (photo by Ed Taylor)


by Ed Taylor.
Sports Correspondent

The Lafayette Hornets dropped their
fourth straight game in a 60-46 loss to
visiting North Florida Christian (NFC)
last Saturday night. All four losses have
come at home. The Hornets fell to 2-5 on
the season and will travel to Branford
tonight in a district match up.
Only one Hornet scored in double fig-
ures for coach Derek Garland's team.
Eric McIntyre hit three three-point bas-
kets and finished with 13 points. Jamal
Reid just missed double figures with
nine points. Joseph Edwards, the Hor-
nets leading scorer, was held to just four
points in the loss. Edwards had some
good looks at the basket but could not
get the ball to go down. Kevin Waters
came in off the bench and gave the Hor-
nets some good minutes. He finished
with four points as well. Shylar Morgan
and Josh Scott netted three points each.
Jonathan Sellers, Darren Powe and Seri-


go Perez scored two points each.
The visiting Eagles soared in the
opening minutes of the game. They,
raced out to an 11-0 lead before the Hor-
nets could regroup. Lafayette did not
get on the scoreboard until the 2:02
mark of the opening period. That came
on a three-point basket by Scott.
Lafayette trailed 16-7 at the end of the
first quarter.
It was a tired Hornet team that could
get no closer than eight points, 43-35
late in the game. Turnovers were the
down fall of the Hornets in failing to
take care of the ball. NFC held a 27-17
lead at the half. Lafayette never led in
the game.
Chris Jones led the Eagles with his 18
points. Jones had three treys for NFC.
Seth Roberts added 11 points and Chris
Griffin tossed in 10 points. Lafayette
travels to Branford tonight in a district
game. Following the Christmas break,
the Hornets will travel to Bronson for
the Bronson Holiday Tournament.


JAMAL REID (21) SOARED to the basket against NFC Saturday
night. Reid had nine points for the Hornets in their 60-46 loss to
North Florida Christian. Lafayette plays at Branford tonight. (photo
by Ed Taylor)


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McIntyre


Continued From Page 4B

38 setback at the hands of
the Eagles in a low scoring
affair. The loss dropped the
Hornets to 2-3 overall on
the season and evened their
district record at 1-1.
Although the season is
still young, turnovers has
been the culprit for the
Hornets of late. After win-
ning two straight, the Hor-
nets are trying to find
themselves again in hopes
of not digging themselves
into too deep of a hole. At
times they looked like con-
tenders for a district title
but other times they look as
if they are just going
through the motions. The
pulse of this team is they
cannot stand prosperity.
The Hornets had fought
back and took a 32-30 third
quarter lead after trailing
most of the first three quar-
ters. They extended the

Hamilton
Continued From Page 4B

Eleven fourth quarter
turnovers allowed Hamiltor
to break the game open, scor-
ing the first nine points tc
make it a 62-43 lead. Hamil-
ton's biggest lead was at 2(
points, 77-51. Lafayette nevei
regrouped in falling 84-55. The
Hornets are still looking foi
their first win of the season
They will visit Branforc
tonight in a 5 p.m. tip off.
Kade Bell led the Hornets
scoring with 20 points. Devir
Bellamy added 10 points anc
Ethan Perry tossed in nine
Anderson finished with eighi
while'teammates Zach Flem-
ing and Conner Lashle)
scored four points each. Walk-
er led Hamilton with 23
points. Jones added 13 points
while McCloud had 10. Locke
and Stubbs scored nine anc
eight points respectively.


lead to three, 34-31 on a
Josh Scott turn around
jumper. It was then the
seams began to unravel for
the Hornets. Cold free
throw shooting and mental
mistakes were their undo-
ing as they allowed Bron-
son to come back and tie
the game and take the lead
for good on two free
throws from James Rivers
with 4:16 to play.
After the Scott basket
Lafayette did not get anoth-
er score Jonathan Sellers
scored inside with 50 sec-
onds remaining in the
game. The Hornets went
nearly six minutes without
a basket. It was not that the
Hornets did not have their
chances to pick up a district
win. With just 29 seconds to
play they trailed 39-36 and
had several opportunities
to pull out the win. But re-
bounding, free throw
shooting and mental mis-


takes hurt the Hornets
down the stretch.
Lafayette's final basket
came with just 16 seconds
to play when Joseph Ed-
wards scored off a rebound
to make it 41-38. The Hor-
nets called a quick time out.
Out of the time out the Hor-
nets had the ball and a
chance to tie but failed to
get a shot off. Rivers hit the
back end of a two shot foul
to send the Eagles out to a
four point lead and a two
possession game for the
Hornets. The free throws
gave the final margin of 42-
38.
Lafayette trailed by as
many as seven points, 28-
21, in the second quarter.
Sellers basket and a thun-
derous dunk by Jamal Reid
made it a three-point game.
Consecutive turnovers by
Bronson allowed the Hor-
nets to hang around. Two
Seller's free throws with 48


seconds to play made it a
one point game, 28-27. The
Hornets tied the game at
30-30 on a three-point bas-
ket by Shylar Morgan with
20 seconds to play. Reid, in
open court, went for his
second dunk but the ball
bounced on the rim and off
into the hands of Sellers
who hit a short-jumper at
the buzzer to give the Hor-
nets the 32-30 after three
quarters.
Lafayette trailed 12-8 at
the first stop after Bronson
rolled out to a 9-2 lead.


Consecutive baskets by Ed-
wards and Sellers made it
9-6. Edwards turnaround
jumper made it a four point
game but he misfired on
two free throws at the end
of the quarter that could
have cut the lead more.
Eight second quarter
turnovers for Lafayette al-
lowed the Eagles to build a
21-15 half time lead.
Sellers led the Hornets
scoring with 11 points in
the low scoring .affair. Ed-
wards tossed in eight
points and Morgan added


seven. Scott netted six with
Reid, Darren Powe and Ser-
gio Perez finishing with
two points each. Rivers led
all scorers with his 18
points for the Eagles. Bobby
Collins had 10 points as the
only other double figure
scorer. Dion Thomas had
seven in the win.
The Hornets will be at
Branford tonight just before
the holidays. Following the
holidays coach Derek Gar-
land's team will take part in
the Bronson Holiday Tour-
nament December 28-30.


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Continued From Page 4B

game twice at 32 and 34.
Shawnday Gardner's
jumper made it a 36-34
game. Reid, Alcazar and
Land were in foul trouble
mid way of the third peri-
od. To protect his players,
Coach Blakenship set his
team into a 1-3-1 zone. The
Lady Eagles scored nine
unanswered points in tak-
ing the nine point lead.
Lafayette, not willing to
quit, fought back early in
the fourth quarter and
pulled to within two
points, 50-48 on Kelsey
Land's three-point basket
with 6:12 to play. Follow-
ing a basket by NFC's K.K.
Clayton, Taquelia Macklin
took a nice assist from Reid
for an easy basket and a 52-
50 game. Down four
points, Lafayette lost Al-
cazar on fouls with 3:28 to
play. Holding a four point
advantage, NFC began to
work the clock with just
over two minutes to play.
With two nice moves to the
basket Melanie Warner
scored twice to stake her
team to a 62-55 lead. Reid
drilled her third three-
pointer of the game to
make it a four point game,


62-58 with still over a
minute to play.
The Lady Hornets had
their chances inside the fi-
nal minute but could not
captilize. Two turnovers
dashed any hope of coming
back for the win. The Lady
Eagles hit six of six free
throws in the closing sec-
onds to secure the win.
Coach Blankenship said
it was an education for his
team and they will be back.
"We found out what we
have to do. It basically
comes down to NFC,
Hawthorne, University
and us who are going to
the Final Four. NFC has the
upper hand right now.
They are a good team.
Anytime we make a little
run at them they would
make a big play or hit a
shot. They are a very good
team."
The Lady Hornet mentor
said his team has to do
some things better free
throw shooting was one of
them. Lafayette connected
on eight of 17 attempts, un-
characteristic of this team.
"I was disappointed with
our free throw shooting,"
he said. "I believe some of
them were a little tentative
out there. But we will get


back. This is just one game
and we have a long season
yet. We have another
month to get ready for
them (NFC) again. Hope-
fully we will see them in
the playoffs."
NFC's game plan was to
neutralize Land and Reid
but that did not come until
late in the game when
they needed it the most.
Coach Blankenship said
that seemed to be the game
plan for the Lady Eagles.
"Some of our other girls are
going to have to come in
and make some shots for
us," he said. "Kelsey (Land)
did a real good job and hit
a big three-point basket for
us. Maria getting in foul
trouble really hurt us. The
girls played hard but there
are some things to correct."
NFC placed four players
in double figures for a bal-
ance offensive night. Warn-
er led her team with 19
points with Samantha
Phillips adding 15. Clayton
finished with 12 and Scott
scored 11. The Lady Eagles
hit on 12 of 20 free throw
attempts.
The Lady Hornets will
return to the hardwood
tonight when they travel to
Branford.


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Mayo Legals

NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE
NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to a
writ of Execution issued in Circuit Court, of
Lafayette County, Florida, on the 12th day of
September, 2006, In the cause wherein 0. A.
Winburn, Jr. a/k/a Ovil Albro Winburn, Jr.; Lau-
relle A. Hawley, f/k/a/ Laurelle Audrey Win-
burn; Tri-County Irrigation, Inc., a Florida Cor-
poration; General Motors Acceptance Corpo-
ration, a New York Corporation; First National
Bank of Alachua; Bank of America, NA f/k/a
The First National Bank of Live Oak; and
Courtland A. Collier are the defendants, being
Case number 2000-128-CA, in said Court, I,
Carson McCall as Sheriff of Lafayette County,
have levied upon all the right, title, and interest
of the defendants named above in and to the
following described real property to-wit:
Parcel number 301 in Section 27, Township 4
South, Range II East, Lafayette County Flori-
da, being more particularly described as fol-
lows:
For the POINT OF BEGINNING commence at
the Southwest corner of Section 27, Township
4 South, Range II East, said point being a con-
crete monument; thence N 01 12' 46" W
along the West line of said section a distance
of 91.34 feet to a concrete monument; thence
N 350 49'.23" E a distance of 1035.89 feet to
a concrete monument; thence continue N 35
49' 23" E a distance of 21.31 feet to the ordi-
nary high water line of the Suwannee River;
thence S 82 12' 30" E along said ordinary
high water line the distance of 44.02 feet;
thence S 88 06' 32" E along said ordinary
high water line a distance of 120.36 feet;
thence N 770 32' 47'! E along said ordinary
high water line. the distance of 132.53 feet;
Sthence N 85 32' 15" E along said ordinary
S high water line a distance of 132.22 feet;
thence N88 47' 43" E along ordinary said wa-
ter line'the distance of 159.61 feet; thence N
88 02' 04" E along said ordinary high water
line a distance of 34.23 feet; thence S 19 07'
10" W a distance of 25.01 feet to a concrete
monument; thence continue S 19 07' 10" W a
distance .of 1003.51 feet to a concrete monu-
ment onthe South line of said section; thence
S'89 21' 01" W along said south line a dis-
tance of 898.92 feet to close on the POINT OF'
BEGINNING. N .
The above described parcel contains 17.12
acres. '
STogether with and subject to:
A 20 foot easement for the purpose of ingress
and egress In Section 27 and 28, Township 4'
South, Range II East, Lafayette County, Flori-
da being more particularly described as fol-
S lows: "' '
For the POINT OF BEGINNING, commence at
i the Southeast corner of Section 28, Township
4 South, Range ll East; thence S 88 59' 39"
W along the South line of said section 28 a
distance of 543.00 feet; thence N 01 12' 46"
e W a distance of 20.00 feet; thence N 88 58'
S 39" E a distance of 543.00 feet to the West line
of Section 27, Township 4 South, Range II
IS East; thence N 89 21' 01" E a distance of
1323.54 feet to the East line of the West half
e of Government Lot 6 of said section 27; thence
e S 0 06' 54"W along said east line a distance
of 20.00 feet to the Southeast corner of the
S, West half of Government Lot 6 of said section
27; thence'S 890 21601" W along the south line
of section 27 a distance' of 1323.08 feet to
close on the POINT OF BEGINNING.
I shall offer this property for sale, at Lafayette
County.of Mayo, Stateof Florida on February,
2, 2007 at 11 a.m.'or as soon thereafter as
possible. I will offer for sale all the said defen-
dant's right, ,title and interest in the aforesaid
personal property, at public auction and will
sell the sam'., subject to-taxes, all prior liens,
encumbrances and judgments, if any to the
.. highest and best bidder for'CASH IN HAND.
The proceeds to be applied as far as may be
to the payment of costs and the satisfaction of
t the above described execution.
SCarson McCall
t Sheriff, Lafayette County
By: Donna Dennis '
SAdm. Assistant
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NOTICE
(PURSUANTTO
FLORIDA STATUTE 125.661
Notice is hereby given that the Board of Coun-
ty Commissioners of Lafayette County, Florida
will hold a public hearing on the passage of
the proposed Ordinance'providing for an addi-
tional $10,000 homestead exemption, the
public hearing shall be held at the Board of
County Commission Meeting room at the
Lafayette County Courthouse in Mayo, Flori-
da, on January 9, 2007, at 10 a.m. The title of
the proposed ordinance is:
AN ORDINANCE OF LAFAYETTE COUNTY,
FLORIDA PURSUANT TO CHAPTER
196.075 FLORIDA STATUTES PROVIDING
FOR AN ADDITIONAL $10,000 HOME-
STEAD EXEMPTION FOR PERSONS OVER
THE AGE OF 65 YEARS, PROVIDING DEFINI-
NITIONS, PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE
DATE.
The proposed ordinance may be Inspected by
the public at the Clerk of the Circuit Court's Of-
fice at the Lafayette County Courthouse,
Mayo, Lafayette County, Florida.
All members of the public are welcome to at-
tend. Notice is further hereby given, pursuant
to Florida Statute 286.0105, that any person
or persons deciding to appeal any matter con-
sidered 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 28th day of Nov. 2006, by RICKY
LYONS, Clerk of the Circuit Court and Clerk of
the Board of County Commissioners of
Lafayetie County, Florida.;
12/21-12/28-2-D

PUBLIC NOTICE
The Lafayette County Commission will be ac-
cepting bids to replace miscellaneous door
locks in county buildings to make them A.D.A.
compliant. The list of equipment will be avail-
able .at the Lafayette County Clerk's office in
Mayo, Florida. All bids must be turned in at the
Clerk of Court's office, County Courthouse,
120 West Main Street, Mayo, Florida 32066 by
Friday, January 5, 2007 at 12 p.m.
By ,Order of:
T. Jack Byrd Chairman
Lafayette County Commission
All members of the public are welcome to at-
tend. Notice is'further hereby given, pursuant
to Florida Statute 286.0105, that any person
deciding to appeal any matter considered at
this public hearing will. need a record of the
hearing and mayr need to ensure that a verba-
tim record of the proceeding is made which
record includes the testimony and evidence
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R. 0. Ranch Inc., a Florida non-profit corpora-
tion, announces the following meeting.to
which all interested persons are invited.
DATE & TIME:
January 4, 2007, 7:00 p.m.
PLACE:
Le Chateau Restaurant, Mayo, FL
PURPOSE:
Board of Directors meeting to consider busi-
ness including the development of equestrian'
facilities on Suwannee River Water Manage-
ment District lands.
A copy of the agenda may be obtained by.
writing Gwen Lord, Administrative.Assistant,
SRWMD, 9225 CR 49, Live Oak, FL 32060.
Persons with,'disabilities who need assistance
in order to participate in this meeting may
contact Gwen Lord, 386-362-1001 or 800-
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days in advance to make appropriate
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
LAFAYETTE COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO.: 06-98-CA
DIVISION
DAVID LOUIS FOUNTAIN, II
Petitioner
and
HEIDI MANE FOUNTAIN
Respondent
NOTICE OF ACTION
FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
TO: Heidi Mane Fountain 146 NW Helen Dr.
Lake City, Florida 32055
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been
filed against you arid that you are required to
serve a copy of your written defenses, if any,
to it on David Louis Fountain, II, whose ad-
dress is 328 SW Graceland Road, Mayo, Flori-
da 37066 on or before December 22, 2006,
and file the original with the clerk of this Court
at PRO. Box 88, Mayo, Florida 32066, before
service on Petitioner or immediately there-
after, If you fail to do so, a default may be en-
tered against you for the relief demanded in
the petition.
Copies of all court documents in this case, in-
cluding orders, are available at the Clerk of the
Circuit Court's office. You may review .these,
documents upon request.
You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Court's
office notified of your current address. (You
may file Notice of Current Address, Florida
Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form
12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be
mailed to the address on record at the clerk's
office.
WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law
Rules of Procedure, requires certain automat-
ic disclosure of documents and information.
Failure to comply can result in sanctions, in-
cluding dismissal or striking of pleadings.
Dated: September 15, 2006
RICKY LYONS
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
By: Hannah C. Owens
Deputy Clerk
11/30, 12/07,14, 21

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
LAFAYETTE COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO.: 06-108CA
DIVISION
KATHLEEN BROCK ALSHESKI
Petitioner
and
RONALD P ALSHESKI
Respondent. *
NOTICE OF ACTION
FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
TO: Ronald P. Alsheski 12168 Seaside Loop,
Tavares, Florida 32778.
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been
filed against you and that you are required to
serve a copy of your written defenses, if any,
to it on Kathleen Brock Alsheski whose ad-
dress is 87 Hillcrest Lane, Leesburg, Florida.
34748 on or before November 30, 2006, and
file the original with the clerk of this Court at
PO Box 88, Mayo, FL 32066, before service
on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you
fail to do so, a default may be entered
against you for the relief demanded In the
petition.
Copies of all court documents In this case,
including orders, are available at the Clerk
of the Circuit Court's office. You may re-
view these documents upon request.
You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit
Court's office notified of your current ad-
dress (Yod may file Notice of Current Ad-
dress, Florida Supreme Court Approved
Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers In
this lawsuit will be mailed to the address
on record at the clerk's office.
WARNING: Rule 12.285. Florida. Family'
Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain
automatic disclosure of documents and in-
formation. Failure to comply can result in.
sanctions, including dismissal or striking
ol pleadings.
Dated October 24, 20068
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT:
BY.: ANNETTE B..LAWSON
Deputy Clerk
12/21,28, 01/04/07, 06,.' '

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
LAFAYETTE'COUNTY, FLORIDA:
-CIVIL ACTION
CASE NUMBER 06-92-CA
DIVISION:
SUWANNEE LAND & TIMBER, INC.
a Florida corporation,
Plaintiff, .
vs.. n. .
DAVID B. SNYDER and
KATHERINE A. SNYDER,
Defendants..
S NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE Is hereby given that, pursuant to an
Order or a Final Judgment of Foreclosure in
the above-captioned action, I, Ricky Lyons,
Clerk of the Circuit Court, will sell the proper-
ty, situated in Lafayette County, Florida, de-'
scribed as:
Lot 142 of CANOE COUNTRY SUBDIVISION,
2ND ADDITION, a subdivision as per the plat
-thereof filed at Plat Book A, pages 68 through
70, inclusive, of the Public Records of
Lafayette County, Florida,
at a public sale, to the highest and best bidder
for cash, at the North door of the Lafayette"
County.Courthouse in Mayo, Florida, at 11
a.m. on the 4th day of January, AD, 2007.
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.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court
this 4th day of December, 2007.
Ricky Lyons
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Hannah C. Owens
As Deputy Clerk


I H. EDWARD GARVIN
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r If you are a person with 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 Administrator for the
Third Judicial Circuit, 145 N. Hernando St., PO
Box 1569, Lake City, FL 32056, (386) 758-
2163, within 2 working days of your receipt of
this notice; if you are hearing or voice im-
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in the Western Hemisphere
Travel Initiative (WHTI) re-


For more information go

to GetAPassportNow.com


cently revised by Conrles-
sional action and provide easy
access to passport infoirma-
tion.
"The message is that if you
want to travel to or from the
U.S., get a passport," Travel
Industry Association. President
Roger Dow said of the ne\v
website.
\VHTI requires all air trav-
elers to the U.S. to have a
passport or other secure docu-
ment b Januuary 23. 2007. in-
cludumg Americans returning
from Canada, NMexico and the
Caribbean In addition, all
travelers b\ land and sea must
meet this requirement b. an
unspecified deadline not later
than June 1, 2009.
Just 27 percent of all Amer-
icans curreutl. have a pass-
port, while 40 percent of


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GREAT LAST MINUTE GIFT
It'll be easy to find the perfect gift
at Nobles! You'll be amazed at our
selection of bird baths, fountains,
yard art, benches, great birding
gifts, floral motif stained glass and
so much more! Stop by today and
see for yourself!


BLOOMING CAMELLIAS
MAKE A LASTING GIFT!
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Complete Line of
Leather Kits, Finishes
& Dyes, Leather
Hides, Tools, Classes,
Chaps, Gloves, Hats,
Vests.Over 600
different designs
Buckled Belts.
MasterCard, Visa
Fred's Leather
Shop & Shoe
Repair
309 N. Marion Ave.,
Lake City, FL 32055
386-752-0083
Fax 386-752-4604


Where Quality is affordable!
Open Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m. 6 p.m.;
Sat. 10 a.m. 5 p.m. US 90 W
(Across from Ken's BBQ) Lake City
386-752-3808. Sectional Sofa,
Chase & 2 Recliners.
Retail $1,599 SALE $1,249


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Terrace #103, Lake City, FL 386-755-8886, Mon.-Fri. 10-6;
Sat. 10-4. At Scrappy Papers you can choose papers,
stamps, ink pads, ribbons & various tools to help you
complete your paper crafting project! 3211


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* Custom built
kitchen cabinets
* Furniture for
every room
* Crafts
* Furniture is all
handcrafted in'. ,,.
the U.S. .
Gateway Furniture Specialties DBA Country Oak Wood
Works, specializing in solid wood and quality craftsmanship.
Owner: Willie Knepp 386-758-8005, 386-984-6250 (cell)
181 NW Burk Ave., Lake City, FL 32055 (behind Gateway Pla;


Morrell's Furniture of Live Oak, in the Publix Shopping Center,
Live Oak, 386-330-5252, Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10-7; Sat. 10-5
The finest in Dining Room, Living Room and Bedroom Furniture
305998-F


872 SW Main Blvd (US 41)
Lake City 1-888-831-5711,
Mon.-Fri. 8-6;,Sat. 8-3:30.


za) Serving North Florida's trailoring needs. Custom-built trailers,
,6,04-F golf carts, utility vehicles by Honda. 30610-F


Walt's Live Oak Ford Mercury, US 129 North, Live Oak,
386-362-1112, 1-800-814-0609. We service all makes &
models. Certified Diesel Service Center, Brake Service, Engine
Service, Tire Maintenance & Replacement, Troubleshooting,
Oil and Filter Change. We Service RV's to Heavy Trucks 306103F








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Call for appointment!
Thru Jan. 31, 2007
Flu vaccine at Suwannee County
Health Department
Flu vaccine is available at Suwannee County Health Depart-
mient in Live Oak and Branford for anyone from age six
months and older. Vaccine for anyone through age 18 is free of
charge. Adult vaccine is $20 per dose and is covered by
Medicare. Flu vaccine is available in Live Oak from 8-11 a.m.
and 1-4 p.m., Monday-Friday and at the Branford clinic from
8-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. on Fridays. An appointment is pre-
ferred. Info: 386-362-2708 in Live Oak and 386-935-1133 in
Branford.

Volunteers and donations needed!
Roller-skating rink fund-raiser
Fund-raiser: "Do Something Good." Join the fun for a great
cause. Two exciting games of softball: Live Oak Fire Depart-
ment takes on Live Oak Police Department, Suwannee County
Fire Department, and Suwannee County Sheriff's Office will
be held in mid-January, 2007. Drawings for donated prizes
from local vendors. Hot dogs, hamburgers and sweet tea avail-
able. All the proceeds will go towards a roller skating rink in
Live Oak, to be located in the old Winn-Dixie building. More
donated items are needed for the drawing. Volunteers and do-
nations to the cause are also needed. For more details, watch in
the Suwannee Democrat, listen to WLVO 106.1 and WQHL
98.1 or call Julie, 386-590-6098.

Available now!
Thru Jan. 3-12, 2007
NFCC parking decals for day students
North Florida Community College will issue free parking
decals to day students from now. until Friday, Dec. 15 and Jan;
3-12. 2007 in an effort to alleviate parking congestion on the
Madison campus during the hours of 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Require-
ments: NFCC ID, driver's license, license tag number and de-
scription of.car. Campus security will issue warnings begin-
ning Monday, Jan. 8 and tickets' beginning Monday, Jan. 22.
Info: Claudette Alexander. 850-973-9429.

Dec'22
Evening of Song
Live! At Dowling Park Artist Series presents An Evening of
Song, featuring Joyce Guyer Wise, soprano, with guitar ac-
companist. Dick Grillo, at 7-p.m; Friday, Dec. 22 at The Vil-
lage Church. Dowling Park. Tickets: ACV Members: $8;
Adults: $12; Students, 13-18: $4; Child 5-12: $3; Child 4 and
under: free. Info/tickets: Dick Grillo at 386-658-5291, or e-
mail dgrillo@acvillage.net.

Thru Dec. 28
Driver's license checkpoints
SThe Florida Highway Patrol will conduct dri\ er's license
and vehicle inspection checkpoints through Dec. 28, on Brown
Road, CR 252, CR 252-A, CR 252-B, CR 25-A, SR 47, SR
341, US 441, US 41, CR 245, CR 238, CR 135; Turner Road,
SR 100, Trotter's Road, Fairfield Farms Road, CR 250, CR
349, SR 247 and SR 25 in Columbia County; CR 132, CR 136,
CR 136-A, CR 137, CR 249, CR 250, CR 252, CR 349,-CR
49, CR 795, SR,20, SR 247, SR 10, SR 51,:US 129 and
Mitchell Road in Suwannee County; and CR 136, CR 152, CR
143, CR 249, CR 137, CR 251, CR 146, CR 135, CR 141, CR
150, CR 145 and US 41, SR 6, SR 25 in Hamilton County.
Recognizing the danger presented to the public by defective
-vehicle equipment, troopers will concentrate their efforts on
vehicles being operated with defects such as bad brakes, worn
tires and defective lighting equipment. In addition, attention'
will be directed to drivers who would % violate the dri% er license
laws of Florida The Patrol has found these checkpoints to be
an effective means of enforcing the equipment and driver's li-
cense laws of Florida while ensuring the protection of all mno-
torists.


Hernando Ave., Suite 102, Lake City. Info: 386-752-0650.

Dec. 31
Peace at Last
Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in White
Springs will host Peace at Last at 1 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 31;
Note: Celebrate the New Year with a holiday bell concert and
poetry readings on the banks of the Suwannee River. Cost:
Regular park admission; Info: 386-397-4331, www.FloridaS-
tateParks.org.

Dec. 31
Broadway's "Chita Rivera:
Dancer's Life" in Gainesville Dec. 31
University of Florida Performing Arts presents "Chita
Rivera: The Dancer's Life," for one performance only at 3
p.m., Sunday, Dec. 31 in Curtis M. Phillips Performing Arts
Center, Gainesville; Cost: $50 front orchestra/mezzanine; $40
mid-orchestra; $35 rear orchestra; $30 balcony; Note: Tickets
available from Phillips Center Box Office, 352-392-2787 or
toll-free 800-905-2787 or www.ticketmaster.com; Info: Merle
Frimark, 212-819-1133, merle@merlefrimarkpr.com.

Reserve seats and tables now!
Dec. 31
Downtown Countdown
City of Gainesville Downtown Countdown will be held from
8 p.m.-midnight, Sunday, Dec. 31 in Downtown Community
Plaza; Cost: free; Note: Reserve your seats and tables in the
VIP section now. Info: 352-334-5064.

Jan. 3, 2007
American Red Cross Adult
CPR/AED class in Lake City.
American Red Cross of Suwannee Valley; Adult CPRIAED
class; 6-9:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2007; 264 NE Hemando
Ave., Suite 102, Lake City. Info: 386-752-0650.

Jan. 4, 2007 *
American Red Cross Infant/Child
CPR and First Aid class in Lake City
American Red Cross of Suwannee Valley; Infant/Child CPR
and First Aid class; 6-9 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 4, 2007; 264 NE
Hernando Ave., Suite 102, Lake City. Info: 386-752-0650.

American Red Cross Fundamentals
of Instructor Training class in Lake City
American Red Cross of Suwannee Valley; Fundamentals of
Instructor Training class; 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday, Jan.. 8, 2007;'
264 NE Hernando Ave., Suite 102, Lake City. Info: 386-752-
0650. .... '

Jan. 9, 2007
American Red Cross Lay Responder
CPR/First Aid Instructor Training class in
Lake City
'American Red Cross of Suwannee Valley; Lay Retponder;
CPR/First Aid Instructor Training class; 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Tues-.
day, Jan. 9, 2007; 264 NE Hemando Ave., Suite 102, Lake
City. Info: 386-752-0650. ,

.Jan. 10, 2007
American Red Cross Instructor Training
class in Lake City
American Red Cross of


Suwannee Valley; Fundamen-
tals of Instructor Training
class; 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Wediies-
day, Jan. 10, 2007; 264,NE


Hernando Ave., Suite 102, Lake City. Info: 386-752-0650..

Jan. 13, 2007
American Red Cross Infant/
Child/Adult CPR/AED and
First Aid class in Lake City
American Red Cross of Suwannee Valley; Infant/Child/Adult
CPR/AED and First Aid class; 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 13,
2007; 264 NE Hemando Ave., Suite 102, Lake City. Info: 386-
752-0650.


Tickets available now!
Jan. 13, 2007
Boys' Choir of Tallahassee
in concert at NFCC
Madison County Charmettes and NFCC present the Boys'
Choir of Tallahassee in concert at 6 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 13,
2007 at Van H. Priest Auditorium, US .90, Madison; Cost: $10;
Note: Proceeds benefit NFCC scholarships; Info: 850-973-
4857 or 973-1653, or e-mail artistseries@nfcc.edu.


Make plans to visit!
Thru Jan. 14, 2007
Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville will dis-
play two ivory-billed woodpecker specimens thru Sunday, Jan.
14, 2007 during museum hours. Cost: $8.50 adults ($7.50 Fla.
residents), $4.50 children 3-12; Contact: 352-846-2000,
www.flmnh.ufl.edu.


Jan. 2, 2007.
Democratic Executive Committee meeting
Su%\ annee County Democratic Executive Committee will meet
Tuesday, Jan. .2, 2007 at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park,
US 129 North, Live Oak. A sit-down dinner is served at 6:30
p.m. for $10 per person. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. Dinner is
not required to join us for the meeting. All Democrats are in-
vited to join us in participating in the Democratic Process.
Meetings are held the furst Tuesday of each month. Info/RSVP
for dinner: Monica, 386-330-2036

"Hatching the Past:
The Great Dinosaur Egg Hunt"
Florida Museum of Nartral History in Gainesville \% ill host a
traveling exhibit "'Hatching the Past: The Great Dinosaur Egg
Hunt" Sept. 16-Jan. 7, 2007. Cost: $4 adults, $2 ages 3-12;
Note: Special opening day events scheduled. Butterfly Rainfor-
est admission is $8.50 for adults ($7 50 for Florida residents
with ID) and $4.50 for children ages 3-12. Info: 352-846-2000,
l f ww.tlmnh.uft.edu. .

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Buy tickets
now!
Thru Dec.31
Human-size digital
moth prints"
on display at Flori-
da Museum
"Moths: Beauty and Biodi-
versity" is on display at the
Florida Museum of Natural
History in Gainesville through
Dec. 31. The digital prints by
renowned artist Joseph Scheer
are large format, high resolu-
tion scans that bring the struc-
ture and beauty of moths to
life. This exhibition of 24 im-
ages, some of which trans-
form small moths into human-
size prints. His work has been
featured in more than 120
books and periodicals includ-
ing National Geographic.
Info: 352-846-2000, or visit
www,flmnh.ufl.edu.

Dec. 30
American Red
Cross
Infant/Child/Adult
CPR and First Aid
class in Lake City
American Red Cross of
Suwannee Valley;
Infant/Child/Adult CPR and
First Aid class; ,9 a.m.-5 p.m.,
Saturday, Dec. 30; 264 NE


ONE STROKE

PAINTING CLASSES
Since no local stores carry any Donna Dewberry
supplies, books, brushes, kits, etc, or Plaid Paint,
Supplies anymore, you can now call me. .1 have
supplies on hand or will be glad to special
+a order anything for you. Prices
will be comparable or
Cheaper than. any local
store was. I will also be
starting new classes right
after Jan 1, 2007. Call me
for more info. Carolyn
Spilatore 386-208-4828



Therapeutic massage

Joint pains?
Back pain?
Muscle soreness?


Therapeutic massage will help.
Covered by Medicare,
BC/BS & other insurances.


Call for appointment.

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(386) 935-1607
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What's to know about gastric bypass


Numerous celebrities, from talk show hosts to rock stars to football coaches, have
had it done. Whether to boost appearance or to correct a serious'health problem,
gastric 'bypass surgery is popular among the famous and the not-so-famous. But is
it really necessary, or is it just a way for those with the financial means to
circumvent the diet and exercise approach to losing weight and go the surgical
route instead?
Skeptics of gastric bypass surgery will say it's an end-run around a harder way of
losing weight. Some believe it's a shortcut for people who genuinely need to take
the long route of diet 'and exercise, an option that will help them develop healthier
habits they sorely need as opposed to solving their weight problems with a quick
cut and stitch. However, before passing judgement, it's best to gain a more accurate
perspective on gastric bypass surgery and whether it's the right course to take.
What is Gastric Bypass?
The most common gastric bypass surgery is Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, wherein
the stomach is actually made smaller anid food is allowed to bypass some of the
small intestine, where nutrients and calories are stored. A smaller stomach will
make a person feel full more quickly. When coupled with the bypassing of the
small intestine, people are not only now eating less, but storing fewer calories as.
well, leading to weight loss.
In Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, a small pouch is actually created at the top of the
stomach through the-use of surgical staples or a plastic band. This pouch is
connected directly to the middle of the small intestine, allowing the rest of the
small intestine to be bypassed.
Why Get Gastric Bypass?
This is a topic of much debate, particularly in recent years, when many teenagers
have opted for the surgery. Some, as previously mentioned, are of the opinion the
surgery is a shortcut'to weight loss. However, according to online medical resource
WebMD (www.webmd.com), there are several conditions where doctors deem the
surgery a necessity.
SProlonged period of obesity lasting at least five years. Gastric bypass is
obviously not an option for women just coming off a pregnancy and looking to lose
weight. Instead, doctors tend to feel people who have been obese for at least five
years qualify for the surgery. It's important to note, however, that the Surgeon.
General's office makes a definite. distinction between."obese" and "overweight."
Doctors will follow these guidelines.


You are older than 18 and younger than 65. High school students seeking the
surgery should often consider alternate avenues for weight loss, as the surgery is not
meant for children. Instead, high schoolers should be encouraged to develop healthy
diet and exercise habits and lose the weight more naturally. They'll need these habits
the rest of their lives and, in most cases, developing those habits at a young age is far
more beneficial than getting the surgery.
Other factors doctors consider before suggesting the surgery include past history
with alcohol and whether or not a patient has ever suffered from depression or
another psychiatric disorder. Gastric bypass is not recommended for anyone who has
a history of alcohol abuse or mental disorder.
What Are the Risks Involved?
Like any other surgery, risks are involved with gastric' bypass. Since the
connection between the stomach and intestines has narrowed, patients can
experience vomit and nausea after eating, though that is not a universal side effect
and tends to only afflict a minority of patients.. Where vomiting and nausea are
bound to happen is in patients who continue to eat highly refined, high-calorie, foods,
including sweets. Because many gastric bypass patients have poor dietary histories,
this, is a genuine risk. In addition, ulcers can develop as a result of the surgery.
More common is developing a deficiency in iron and vitamin B 12, which occurs
in about 30 percent of gastric bypass patients. As the small intestine is largely
bypassed, minerals and \itamnins are not stored, which can lead to the
aforementioned deficiencies as well as a possible calcium or magnesium deficiency.
Of those who develop iron deficiency, 50 percent develop anemia, a blood disease
that can result in paleness and feelings of fatigue. To combat this and keep it under
control, doctors often recommend gastric bypass patients work with a dietician to
plan meals.
Another risk to consider involves what patients won't be able to have. A common
procedure for early detection of gastric cancer is endoscopy, wherein a visual
examination using an endoscope is conducted. The endoscope is passed through a
patient's mouth, down'the esophagus and into the stomach and small intestines.
Thanks to the nature of gastric bypass, however, this procedure is out of the
question, making gastric bypass all the more risky.
While gastric bypass surgery will continue to have both its supporters and
detractors, for those seriously considering the surgery it's important to understand it
is not a quick fix. Rather, like the alternatives available, gastric bypass requires a
lifestyle change.


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Tuesday
Jan. 9, 2007
SHS Band Boosters meeting
Suwannee High School Band Boosters will meet at 6:30
p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2007 in the SHS band room.

Available now!
Thru Jan. 12, 2007
NFCC parking decals for day students
North Florida Community College will issue free parking
decals to day students from now until Friday, Dec. 15 and Jan.
3-12, 2007 in an effort to alleviate parking congestion on the
Madison campus during the hours of 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Require-,
ments: NFCC ID, driver's license, license tag number and de-
scription of car. Campus security will issue warnings begin-
ning Monday, Jan. 8 and tickets beginning Monday, Jan. 22.
Info: Claudette Alexander, 850-973-9429.

Jan. 16, 2007
American Red Cross Adult
CPR/AED class in Lake City
American Red Cross of Suwannee Valley; Adult CPR/AED
class; 6-9:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2007; 264 NE Hernando
Ave., Suite, 102, Lake City. Info: 386-752-0650.

Jan. 18, 2007
American Red Cross First
Aid class in Lake City
American Red Cross of Suwannee Valley; First Aid class; 6-9
p.m., Thursday, Jan. 18, 2007; 264 NE Hernando Ave., Suite
102, Lake City. Info: 386-752-0650.

Jan. 19, 2007
Fund-raiser dinner to
benefit Boy's and Girl's Club
A fund-raiser dinner to benefit Boy's and Girl's Club of
Suwannee County will be held from 11 a.m.-until, Friday, Jan.
19, 2007 at Woman's Club. on Eleventh Street, Live Oak;
Cost: barbecue chicken dinner-$5.50; barbecue rib dinner-$7;
baked chicken dinner-$5.50; barbecue chicken sandwich-$3;
and barbecue rib sandwigh-$4; Note: All dinners come with
cake,, dinner roll and a soda. Dine in or take out. Make checks
out to the Boy's & Girl's Club of Suwannee County. Info:
Shenice Scott, 386-364-1709 or shenice_213@alltel.net.,
Please note changes!
Jan. 20, 2007
Hot dog stand, bake sale
and winter yard


Jan. 23, 2007
American Red Cross Basic
Water Safety class in Lake City
American Red Cross of Suwannee Valley; Basic Water
Safety class; 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2007; 264 NE Her-
nando Ave., Suite 102, Lake City. Info: 386-752-0650.
Jan. 24, 2007
American Red Cross CPR for
Professional Rescuer class in Lake City
American Red Cross of Suwannee Valley; CPR for Profes-
sional Rescuer class; 6-10 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2007;
264 NE Hernando Ave., Suite 102, Lake City. Info: 386-752-
0650.

Jan. 25, 2007
American Red Cross CPR for
Professional Rescuer class in Lake City
American Red Cross of Suwannee Valley; CPR for Profes-
sional Rescuer class; 6-10 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007;
264 NE Hernando Ave., Suite 102, Lake City. Info: 386-752-
0650.

Jan. 27, 2007
Birding walk
Friends of the Suwannee River State Park will host a bird-
ing walk beginning at 8 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 27. Meet at the
park office. The entrance fee is required. 4njoy the migrato-
ry residents. The citizens group hosts a birding walk the
fourth Saturday throughout most of the year. Info: Schoen-
felders, 850-971-5354, wbs@surfbest.net.

Jan. 27, 2007.
Fifth Annual Miss Georgia,,
Cotton Scholarship Pageant
Applications are being taken for the Fifth Annual Miss
Georgia Scholarship Pageant to be held, Saturday, Jan. 27 at
the Tift Theatre in Tifton, Ga. Age divisions: Baby Miss,
ages'6-23 months; Teeny Miss, 2-3; Tiny Miss, 4-6; Little
Miss, 7-9; Junior Miss, 10-12; Teen Miss, 13-16 and Miss,
17-23. Info/applications: Mary Walker, director, 229-386-
5567 after 6 p.m., mary@chickashaofgerogia.com, missga-
cotton@bellsouth.net or visit www.missgacotton.org.

Jan. 29, 2007
American Red Cross
Adult CPR/AED
class in Lake City
American Red Cross of Suwannee Valley; Adult
CPR/AED class; 6-9:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 29, 2007; 264


NE Hernando Ave., Suite 102, Lake City. Info: 386-752-
0650.

Jan. 30, 2007
American Red Cross Infant/Child CPR
and First Aid class in Lake City
American Red Cross of Suwannee Valley; Infant/Child
CPR and First Aid class; 6-9 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2007;
264 NE Hernando Ave., Suite 102, Lake City. Info: 386-752-
0650.


Enter now!
Deadline Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007
South's International Folk
Dance Competition
South's International Folk Dance Competition is accepting
registration for its folk dance competition to be held from 2-
6 p.m., Saturday, March 3, 2007 at James Rainwater Confer-
ence Center off 1-75 and Highway 84 in Valdosta, Ga.; Cost:
free with the annual Azalea International Folk Fair admis-
sion of $5; Note: entry deadline Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007;
Info/registration: www.folkdancecompetition.org or Serena
Huang, 229-506-1973 or e-mail her at serenahuang@val-
dostaasianfestival.com.



Feb. 6, 2007
Democratic Executive
Committee meeting
Suwannee County Democratic Executive Committee will
meet Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2007 at Spirit of the Suwannee Music
Park, US 129 North, Live Oak. A sit-down dinner is served
at 6:30 p.m. for $10 per person. The meeting starts at 7 p.m.
Dinner is not required to join us for the meeting. All Democ-
,rats are invited to join us in participating in the Democratic
Process. Meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month.
Info/RSVP for dinner: Monica, 386-330-2036..


Feb. 20, 2007
LCCC presents
musical Urban Cowboy
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007 Lake City Community College
showcases the musical Urban Cowboy. See the story of
"Bud," the modem cowboy, looking for love and life with a
spirit of youth and curiosity in this exciting show of rugged
urban song and dance. Performance begins at 7:30 p.m. at
the Levy Performing Arts Center on the campus of LCCC.
Info: 386-754-4340.


sale .
Branford Women's Club
will offer a lip-smacking
meal and deal at its "Hot ,
Dog Fund-raising Stand" and
winter yard sale from 8 a.m.-
3 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 20,
2007 at its clubhouse on US
247 across from The Gather-
ing in Branford. Hot dogs a
buck, other items priced sep-
arate. Enjoy hot dogs, hot
coffee, hot cocoa, baked
goods and more. Proceeds
benefit The American, Can-
cer Society R.O.C.K. Col-
lege Scholarship and The
Hacienda Girls Ranch, a
program of the Children's
Home Society; Info: Terri:
386-935-6532, from 5-7 p.m.
only, Monday-Friday.

Jan. 20, 2007
American Red
Cross
Babysitting class in
Lake City
American Red Cross of
Suwannee Valley; Babysit-
ting class; 9 a.m.-2 p.m.,
Saturday, Jan. 20, 2007; 264
-NE Hernando Ave., Suite
102, Lake City. Info: 386-
752-0650.

Jan. 22, 2007
American Red
Cross Basic
Water Safety class
in Lake City
American Red Cross of
Suwannee Valley; Basic Wa-
ter Safety class; 6-8 p.m.,
Monday, Jan. 22, 2007; 264
NE Hernando Ave., Suite
102, Lake City. Info: 386-
752-0650.

Jan. 23, 2007
Glenn Miller
Orchestra
NFCC Artist Series pre-
sents The World Famous
Glenn Miller Orchestra at 7
p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2007
at Van H. Priest Auditorium,
NFCC campus, Madison.
Info/tickets: 850-973-1653,
ArtistSeries@nfcc.edu.


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Allen Boyd (D-North Florida) Staff -
Branford third Wednesday; Town Hall,
Council Chambers, Branford; 1-2:30 p.m.;
trained staff visits to assist constituents; Info:
202-225-5235, wwvw.house.gov/boyd/.
Allen Boyd (D-North Florida) Staff -
Live Oak third Wednesday; City Council
Chambers, City Hall, 101 SE White Ave.,
Live Oak; 9:30-11:30 a.m.; trained staff vis-
its to assist constituents; Info: 202-225-5235,
www.house.gov/boyd/.
Alzheimer's Support Group third
Thursday (except December) at 3:30 p.m.;
Good Samaritan Center, Dowling Park. Info:,
Angie Paarlberg, 386-658-5594.
American Legion Post 59-third Tuesday,
7 p.m., Sister's Restaurant, Branford.
American Legion Post 107 The Harry
C. Gray II Memorial American Legion Post
No. 107 business meeting, first Thursday at
noon and third Thursday at 6:30. p.m:, at
10726 142nd St., east of US 129 (Blue Lake
Road). This is to accommodate both those
who cannot travel after dark and those who
work during the day. Info: Ron Slater, 386-
208-8073.
American Legion Auxiliary Unit No.
107 first Saturday; 10-11 a.m.; Suwannee
Elementary School, next to the track on
Pinewood, Live Oak; Info: Pat McLauchlin
386-362-3524 or Tanya Lees 386-364-8331.
American Legion Post 132 second
Tuesday; 7 p.m.; Wellborn Masonic Lodge,
on CR 137, downtown Wellborn; Info: Ger-
ald McKean, 386-963-5901.
Bluegrass Pickin First Saturday, 6 p.m.,
at Trenton Community Center; dates subject
to change; various bluegrass bands; bring,
your lawn chair and your old flat top or ban-
jo; Info: Ask for Cloud, 800-990-5410 or
352-284-0668.
Branford Camera Club third Thurs-
day; 7:30 p.m:; Branford Library; Note: no
August. meeting and December meeting sec-
ond Thursday; Info: Carolyn Hogue, 386-
935-2044.
Chamber of Commerce- Suwannee
County second Thursday; 7:30 a.m.; 816
South Ohio Ave. Live Oak; Info: 386-362-
3071.
Christian Mission in Action first Tues-
day, 6 p.m., at Triumph the Church and King-
dom of God in Christ Youth Center, 12001
NW Seventh St., Live Oak; Info: Audrey
Sharpe, ,386-364-4560.
Christian Mission in Action Ministry -
free food and clothing give-away, second


Saturday, 11 a.m.- p.m., at John H. Hales Oak; Info: Mary Check-Cason, 386-362-
Park and Recreation Center, Duval Street, 4475.
Live Oak; Info: Audrey Sharpe, 386-364- Hamilton County Governmental, Bel-
4560. Iville Volunteer Fire/Rescue executive
Council for Progress of Suwannee board second Monday, 7 p.m.
County second Tuesday; 7:30 a.m.; 816 Hamilton County Alcohol and Other
South Ohio Ave. Live Oak; Info: 386-362- Drug Prevention Coalition fourth
3071. Wednesday; 9:30-11 a.m., Hamilton County
Cub Scout Pack No. 408 Committee School Board meeting room, JRE Lee Ad-
second Tuesday; 6:30 p.m.; Live Oak Church ministrative Complex, Jasper; Info: Grace
of Christ, 1497 Irvin Ave. SR 51 South; Info: McDonald, 386-938-4911, mcdonaldgl@all-
386-362-3032, commchair@pack408.net, tel.net
www.pack408.net; Tiger, Wolf, Bears and Hamilton County -Board of Commis-
Webelos dens (grades one five) every sioners first Tuesday, 9 a.m., and third
Thursday-Aug.-May only; at the church; Tuesday at 6 p.m., County Commissioners'
6:30-8 p.m.; Pack meeting fourth Thurs- Board Room, courthouse, Jasper.
day; at the church; 6:30-8 p.m. Hamiltoil County Chamber of Com-
Disabled American Veterans Chapter- merce, Inc. first Thursday; 6 p.m.; 1153
No. 126 second Thursday; 6 p.m.; 226 US 41 NW, Suite 4, Jasper (courthouse an-
Parshley St., S.W, Live Oak; Info: 386-362- nex); Info: 386-792-1300.
1701. Hamilton County Council on Aging,
Disaster Animal Response Team Inc. needs volunteer drivers; home-deliv-
(DART) first Tuesday, 5:30 p.m., Compan- ered meals program; Info: Kanoye Capps;
ion Animal Hospital, 605 N. Houston Street, 1509 S.W. First Street, Jasper, 386-792-1136.
Live Oak. DART helps out with pets, live- Hamilton County Development Au-
stock, horses, birds and all animals during thority second Thursday; 7 p.m., at 1153
natural disasters. Volunteers needed. Info: US 41 NW, Suite 4, Jasper (courthouse an-
386-208-0072. nex); Info: 386-792-6828.
Dowling Park Volunteers first Satur- Hamilton County Planning and Zoning
day; 1100 hours (11 a.m.); training each fol- Board second Tuesday, 6 p.m.; Hamilton
lowing Saturday at 1100 (11 a.m.); 22992 CR' County Board of County Commissioners
250, Live Oak. 'meeting room, Hamilton County Courtlhouse,
Florida Gateway Charter Chapter of Jasper; open to the public.
the American Business Women's Associa- Hamilton County Riding Club first
tion second Thursday; 6 p.m.; locations Saturday; 5 p.m., meeting-games; Hamilton
change; Info: Sandy Harrison at 386-754-. County Arena, Jasper; third Saturday; 5 p.m.;
0434 or 386-752-0516. trail ride-dinner, location announced at the
Friends of Suwannee River State Park first Saturday meeting; new members wel-
second Tuesday; 10 a.m., board meeting; come; Info: 386-792-2725.
Suwannee River State Park, US 90 West, Hamilton County School Board board
Live Oak; Info: Membership Chair Walter greetings, second Monday (third Monday
Schoenfelder, 850-971-5354, wbs@surf- during June and July); School Board work-
best.net shops-fourth Mondays-as needed. For times
Ft. White Quilt Sisters last Saturday, 9 and locations, visit the district's Web site at
a.m.-until, at Ft. White Town Hall near Li- www.fim.edu/schools/hamilton/hamilton. .
brary. Quilters of all skill levels are welcome Hamilton County Tourist Development
to join us for a relaxing time of fun, fellow- Council second Wednesday; noon; 1153
ship and of course quilting. No. dues or fees US 41 NW, Suite 4, Jasper (courthouse an-
required just the love and desire to quilt. nex); Info: 386-792-6828.-
Bring your lunch and quilting make new Health Talks third Monday, 5:30 p.m.
quilting friends. Info 386-497-4179. GFWC Woman's Club of Live Oak, in con-
GFWC Woman's Club of Live Oak junction' with the Suwannee County Health
first Friday; noon; 1308 Eleventh Street, Live Ddpartment, offers health talks at the
Oak. Woman's Club on Eleventh Street in Live
Girl Scout Leaders, Girl Scouts of Oak. Each session will last approximately
Gateway Council first Monday; 7 p.m.; one.hour and will allow time for questions
Woman's Club, 1308 Eleventh Street, Live and answers. There is no charge. Nov. 20


EDDIE CAl MZAH


Mindi Clark from the Health Department will ed in uilts and the art of quilting; the quilt-
be speak about diabetes and on Dec. 18 Dr. ing public is invited. Info: Sandy Lindfors,
Connie Steele will be speak about boosting president, 386-362-6850,
the immune system. The schedule for 2007 riverfolk@alltel.net or Joan Murray, 386-
will include talks on weight loss, hearth 758-5980.
health, shingles and bioidentical hormones Leona 4-H Community Club first
just to name a few. Info: Rita, 386-776-1'711. Monday; 7 p.m.; home of Avon and Betty
Home and Community Educators Hicks, 6107 180th St., McAlpin; Info: Betty
(HCE) .first Wednesday,. 9:30 a.m., at Hicks, 386-963-4205; Pam Nettles, 386-963-
Suwannee County Extension Office, Colise- 1236.
um Complex, Eleventh Street, Live Oak; new Lion's Club second Tuesday and fourth
members welcome; Pleasant Hill-second Tuesday; 7 p.m.; Farm Bureau meeting
Monday; McAlpin Community Club, room; Info: Richard Tucker, 386-963-4577.
McAlpin; Happy: Homemakers-second Live Oak Artist Guild first Tuesday; 7
'Wednesday; Suwannee County Coliseum p.m.; St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Live Oak;
Complex, Eleventh Street, Live.Oak. Info: Info: Don Strickland, 386-362-5146.
386-362-2771. Live Oak Garden Club Sept.-May;
Homeless Services Network of Suwan- Morning Glories-third Friday; Night
nee Valley second Tuesday, 4 p.m. at Co- Bloomers-third Tuesday, 1302 S.W. Eleventh
lumbia County Senior Services, 480 SW Ole- Street, Live Oak.
ander Glen, behind the Department ofTrans- Live Oak Senior Citizens first Mon-
portation District 2 offices on Marion Street day; 10;30 a.m.; Exhibition II Building, Col-
in Lake City. United Way of Suwannee Val- iseum Complex, 1302 SW Eleventh St., Live
ley serves as the lead agency for the Home- Oak; escorted tours, prices vary; Info: Walter
less Services Network of Suwannee Valley, and Charlene Howell, 386-842-2241.
which serves the counties of Columbia, GFWC Woman's Club of Live Oak -.
Suwannee, Lafayette and Hamilton. The net- first Friday at noon; 1308 11th Street, Live
work includes agencies and individuals inter- Oak.
ested in the services available to those who Suwannee Valley Humane Society -An-
are homeless or threatened with homeless- imal Shelter second Monday; noon; at the
ness. Agency representatives, individuals, shelter located on Bisbee Loop, south 'en-
homeless and formerly homeless, with an in- trance, in Lee off CR 255, Madison County;
terest in the needs of those who are experi-, Capacity will be increased to 72-75 animals
encing homelessness .or are threatened with after remodeling completed.Info: toll-free
homelessness are encouraged to attend. 866-Adoptl2, 866-236-7812, www.geoci-
Humane Society, Suwannee Valley ties.com/suwanneehs.
Animal Shelter second Monday; noon; at Live Oak, Suwannee County Recre-
the shelter located on Bisbee Loop, south en- ation Board second Wednesday; 5:30 p.m.
trance, in Lee off CR 255, Madison County; Suwannee Parks & Recreation offices, 1201
Capacity will be increased to 72-75 animals Silas Drive, Live Oak, Info: 386-362-3004.
after remodeling completed. Info: toll-free MADD.Dads Third Thursday; 7 p.m.;
866-Adoptl2, 866-236-7812, www.geoci- Suwannee County Courthouse.
ties.com/suwanneehs. Man To Man Group.- second Thursday;
Jasper City Council Meeting second 7 p.m.; Marvin E. Jones Building, Dowling
Monday; 6 p.m.; Jasper City Hall. Park; free; refreshments provided; Info:
Jasper Lions Club Meeting second and American Cancer Society toll-free 800-ACS-
fourth Tuesday, 7 p.m., Roosters Diner. Info: 2345 or the local office toll-free 888-295-
Bob Clark, 386-792-9328. 6787 (Press 2) Ext. 114.
Jennings Town Council Meeting first Market Days Advent Christian Vil-
Tuesday; 7 p.m.; Jennings Town Hall. lage first Saturday; 8 a.m.-l p.m.; Space-
White Springs Town Council Meeting: first-come, first-serve basis, $5 each; Village
Third Tuesday; 7 p.m.; White Springs Town Square shops open; Info: Lodge Office 386-
Hall. 658-5200.
Lady of the Lake Quilting Guild. McAlpin Community Club second
Fourth Wednesday, for May, June and July Monday; 7 p.m.; covered dish dinner first;
only at Suwannee River Regional Library, everyone welcome; purpose to acquaint
US 129 South, Live Oak; for anyone interest- members of the community services avail-


imal Shelter second Monday; noon; at the
shelter located on Bisbee Loop, south en-
trance, in Lee off CR 255, Madison County;
Capacity will be increased to 72-75 animals
after remodeling completed. Info: toll-free
866-Adopti2, 866-236-7812, www.geoci-
ties.com/suwanneehs.
Suwannee Valley Quilters first and
third Thursday; 10 a.m.; Info: Jane, 386-776-
2909 after 4 p.m.
Suwannee Valley Kennel Club third
Tuesday; 7:30 p.m.; Hospitality and Recre-
ational Bitld,.. Columbia County Fair-
grounds, Lake City, Lake City.
Tobacco-Fiee Partnership of Suwannee
County quarterly, Info: Mary Jordan Taylor,
.386-362-2708, ext. 232.


All prices after $5,800 due at lease inception, 24 month lease, 12,000 miles per year, plus tax, tag &


able in the county; Info: Grant Meadows Jr.,
386-935-9316 or Shirley Jones, 386-963-
5357; building rental: Kristie Harrison, 386-
364-3400.
MOAA (Military Officers Association
of America) fourth Thursday, 6:30 p.m., at
Elks Club, Lake City; former and present of-
ficers meet for dinner and program; Info:
Dennis Tarkington, 386-719-7092 or Tandy
Carter, 386-719-9706.
MOMS Club second Wednesday; 11:15
a.m. at the fellowship hall of Bethel Mission-
ary Baptist Church, go West on US 90 sev-
en miles from 1-75, and 1-1/2 miles from the
Columbia/Suwannee County line, 12 miles
from Live Oak; Info: 386-397-1254, MOM-
SClubofLiveOakLakeCityFl@alltel.net
National Active and Retired Federal
Employees (N.A.R.F.E.) Association third
Tuesday; 11:30 a.m.; Quail Heights Country
Club, 161 Quail Heights Terrace, Lake City;
guest speakers; all present and retired federal
employees invited; Info: 386-755-8570 or
386-752-6593.
North Florida Chapter of Newborns in
Need first Saturday; 9:30 a.m.; St. Luke's
Episcopal Church, 1391 SW Eleventh Street,
Live Oak; join them in providing for these ba-
bies too young to help. themselves. Info:
Dorothy Phillips, secretary, 386-362-1886.
North Florida Conservation and Air-
boat Alliance second Tuesday; 7 p.m.; Mark
Carver's cook shed: 11166 100 St., Live Oak,
first drive on right just past Suwannee Valley
Electric Cooperative, 'Inc.; all meetings cov-
ered dish; airboaters and sportsmen working
to keep public lands and waterways open for
everyone to use and enjoy. Info: Chris Aue,
386-658-1092.
I Nursing Mom's Group second Friday;
10 a.m.; Suwannee River Regional Library,
Live Oak; Info: Michelle, 386-776-2955.
Remembering the Loss of Your Baby -
first Thursday; 11:30 a.m.-l p.m.; Hospice of
North Central Florida, North Building Coun-
seling Room, 4305 NW 90th Blvd.,
Gainesville; open support group for families
who have experienced.the loss of a baby;
Info: Cheryl Bailey, 352-692-5107, toll-free
800-816-0596.
SHINE Serving Health Insurance
Needs of Elders Advent Christian Village
Dowling Park trained volunteers help el-
ders and their caregivers in Dowling Park area
of Suwannee County to understand Medicare
and other health insurance programs make in-
formed decisions on insurance, Medicare Pre-
scription Drug Cards and on discounted pre-
scription drug programs and eligibility re-
quirements; free; Info: appointment 386-
658-3333 or 386-658-5329; Florida Depart-
ment of Elder Affairs toll-free 800-262-2243,
Monday Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
SHINE Serving Health Insurance
Needs of Elders Jasper Monday-Friday,
1-4 p.m.; Hamilton Pharmacy Assistance Pro-
gram, Sandlin" Building, 204 NE 1st Street,
Jasper, trained volunteers help elders and
their caregivers in Suwannee County to un-
derstand Medicare and other health'insurance
programs make informed decisions on insur-
ance, Medicare Prescription Drug Cards and
on discounted prescription drug programs and
eligibility requirements; free; Info: Florida
Department of Elder Affairs toll-free 800-
262-2243, Monday Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 4:30
p.m.
SHINE Serving Health Insurance
Needs of Elders Live Oak second Mon-
day, 1-3 p.m. or second Thursday, 1:30-2:30
p.m.; Suwannee River Regional Library, US
129 South, Live Oak; trained volunteers help
elders and their f .. cr ,_ Su .jrne.
County to und'--r;, ri M e.' re and other
health insurance programs make informed de-
cisions on insurance, Medicare Prescription
Drug Cards and on discounted prescription
drug programs and eligibility requirements;
free; Info: Florida Department of Elder Af-
fairs toll-free 800-262-2243, Monday Fri-
day, 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
SHINE Serving Health Insurance
Needs of Elders White Springs first and
third Thursday; 9:30-11:30 a.m.; Library,
12797 Roberts Street, White Springs; free;
trained volunteers help elders and their care-
givers in Suwannee County to understand
Medicare and other health insurance pro-
grams make informed decisions on insurance,
Medicare Prescription Drug Cards and on dis-
counted prescription drug programs and eligi-
bility requirements; Info: Florida Department
of Elder Affairs toll-free 800-262-2243, Mon-
day Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Suwannee Chapter of the Florida Trail
Association second Monday; 7-9 p.m.;
Suwannee River Water Management District,
US 90 and CR 49, Live Oak; Info: Sam Big-
bie, 386-362-5090; Don Neale, 386-362-
4850; Sylvia Dunnam, 386-362-3256.
Suwannee County Democratic Execu-
tive Committee dinner meeting, first Tues-
day, 6:30 p.m. for dinner, meeting at 7 p.m.,
Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, US 129
North, Live Oak; Info/RSVP: Monica, 386-
330-2036.
Suwannee County Cattlemen'sAssocia-
tio n third Thursday; 6:30 p.m.; Farmers Co-
op meeting ioom; Info: Herb Rogers, 386-
362-4118.
Suwannee County Chamber of Com-
merce second Thursday; 7:30 a.m.; 816
South Ohio Ave. Live Oak; Info: 386-362-
3071.
Suwannee County: Council for
Progress of Suwannee County second
Tuesday; 7:30 a.m.; 816 South Ohio Ave.
Live Oakl; Info: 386-362-3071.
Suwannee County Development Au-
thority second Tuesday; 5:30 p.m.; 816
South Ohio Ave. Live Oak; Info: 386-362-
3071.
Suwannee County Tourist Development
Council fourth Tuesday; 1 p.m.; 816 South
Ohio Ave. Live Oak; Info: 386-362-3071.
Suwannee.County Senior Citizens first
Monday; 10:30 a.m., Exhibition II Building,
Coliseum Complex, 1302 SW Eleventh St.,
Live Oak; escorted tours, prices vary; Info:
Walter and Charlene Howell, 386-842-2241.
Suwannee Elementary School (SES)
School Advisory Council (SAC) committee
meets at 6 p.m., third Tuesday, in the media
center. The school is located at 1748 South
Ohio/Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, Live
Oak.
Suwannee River Valley Archaeology So-
ciety third Tuesday; public library, Branford;
Info: 386-935-4901.
Suwannee Valley Builders Association -
second Thursday; 6 p.m.; Farm Bureau meet-
ing room, 407 Dowling Ave., Live Oak; S5
per person for meal and meeting.
Suwannee Valley Genealogical Society -
first Thursday; 7 p.m., Wilbur St. Live Oak;
Open Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m.-noon
and 1-5 p.m.; Info: 386-330-0110.
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Suwannee Valley Humane Society, 1156 SE
Bisbee Loop, Madison, FL 32340. Directions:
Two miles south of Lee off CR 255; from 1-10
Exit 262; take CR 255 north 1/2 mile, follow
the signs.
Suwannee Valley Humane Society is a limit-
ed space shelter (no kill) and depends on adop-
tions to free available space. A drop-off dona-
tion is required for any animal brought to the
shelter. You mdst check with us prior to bring-
ing a drop-off animal to the shelter. Hours:
Tuesday- Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., or by ap-
pointment. Visit our Web site and see the home-
less animals who need a really good home at
www.geocities.com/Suwanneehs, or e-mail us
at suwanneevalley@earthhnk.net.
Adoption fee of $50 includes spay/neuter, de-
worming, heartworm/feline (leukemia).testing
and rabies shot. Please visit the shelter, the ani-,
mals would love to meet you. They also offer
optional micro-chipping when you adopt for,
$10 more.
If you have lost a pet or found one, the hu-
mane society will help you find your pet. Call
us at 850-971-9904 or toll-free at 866-236-
7812. Leave a message if they are closed, your
call will be returned. Remember to always call
your local animal control or shelters if you have
a lost or found animal.:
They really appreciate donations; they could-
n't operate without them. Donation are the
heart and soul of its thrift shop income. Please
consider bringing them donations of clothes,
household goods, furniture and toys. They ask
that all donations be in good condition; other-
wise, they cannot sell them. Thank you!
Volunteers are wanted and needed four hours
a week on the day of your choice. Call to learn
more. People are always needed to hold, pet,
love and1 walk the homeless animals, at the shel-
ter, .so if you can't adopt you can always come.
help in many other ways. .
Newspapers and aluminum cans recycled:
They have a recycle newspaper bin at 305
Pinewood Drive, Live Oak. just west of John-
son's Appliance/Radio Shack. They also collect
aluminum cans to recycle, just bring them to
the shelter. All the money goes to help the
homeless animals.
* Reminder: Do not leave pets in vehicles for
any length of time due to the heat and humidity.
Featured animals for adoption:
Dogs:":c,' ; ""-,'
3103-BOY-1 year old, neutered male. mixed'
breed and red in color. He is very good with
other animals and is an outside dog.
3101-DELLA-7 months old. Collie.'mx.
white, black and btown and female. She is a
real sweetheart.
3100-BELLA-3 months old, Hound/nux, fe-
male, white and tan and is a real charmer.
3051-CHESTER-4 1/2 months old.
Heeler/mix, blackand bro\vn and neutered. He


is looking for someone to love.
3029-AMOS-1 year old, Hound/Ridge-
back/mix, male, brown and has been neutered.
He is good with children and other animals.
CATS:
3118-CRYSTAL-9 months old and a pretty
Calico. She has been spayed and is a very love-
ly kitty.
3117-IZZY-3 months old, Tabby with painted
toes, has been neutered and loves to play.
3094-KITTY-2 1/2 years old, female, orange
and white. She has been spayed and would love
to be someone's special gift.
3036-BABBA-3 years old, gray Tabby with
white boots, male, has been neutered and is
friendly and needs a home.
3008-PRISSY-8 months old, female, spayed,
black and is pretty too. She would make some-
one a special Christmas gift.
Lost and found:
Found:
An American Bulldog, all white, female,
about 10 years old with a black collar. She is a
very nice dog. great to have and is housebro-
ken. Found near 161st Road, 136 West in Live,
Oak. If this is your dog, please call Marianne
Smith, 385-364-5322.
Special kitties:
2592-MILLIE-Tabby, 3 year old cat, white
and spayed. She is very sweet. Older cats make
wonderful pet for an older person. Does not I
like children and -does not like to be held all the
time. This is a very special cat and you can
adopt her for $60 because she has a micro-chip
in case she gets lost.
2240-SISSY-This is a real special kitty.:She
is 3 years old and is a black and gray Tabby.
She does not like children but, would make a
wonderful companion for and older person. She
does have to have special food. If there is an
older person. x\ ho would love to.have this cat,
she can be adopted for a special price of $25.
Come in and see her.
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Canadians ha\e the official government-is-
sued travel document. I
"We don't want anyone to be surprised by
the new requirements," Dow said. "No one's
vacation or business trip should be. ruined be-,
cause they didn't know they needed a pass-
port."
The one-page site explains the new passport
requirements, cites the deadlines, and pro-
vides links where citizens of the U.S., Canada
and Mexico can get information about and ap-
plications for their respective passports. It is
intended to supplement efforts bN the U.S..
Departments of State and Homeland Security
to inform, travelers about the new rules.
TIA and the Tra\ el Business Roundtable
(TBR) have worked closely, with Congress
and the Administration to ensure that the new


rules provide enhanced security for travelers.
v.i th minimal disruption.
.Click here to %view the site. TIA and TBR
encourage its partners thiuoughout the travel
industry to. provide links to GetAPassport-
Now.com.
The Tra\ el Inaiistry Association is the na-
tional, non-profit organization representing all
components of the $703 billion travel indus-
try. TIA's mission is. to promote and facilitate
increased travel to and within the United
States. For more information, visit
www.tia.org.
The Tra% el Business Roundtable (TBR),
a strategic partner to the Travel Industry
Association, is a CEO-based organization
representing all sectors of the travel and
tourism industry. For more information,
visit www.tbr.org.


CORNER

A Christmas Wish
Our Christmas wish this year is to find loving homes
for all of our furry friends. We know that this is not possible but we hope that you will think of our
animals first before you look somewhere else for that special friend for your
children, grandparents, husband, wife, or any other loved one who
needs the love and companionship of a
four-legged ball of love.
These animals are ready to give you all the love that is in their hearts just for the chance to have a.
family to care and love them. All they ask is for the chance to be seen and to show you how much
they can offer to you.
Please come out and visit us to see the variety.of dog/puppies, cat/kittens
that are ready to share unconditional love
that is in their hearts.
Merry Christmas from all the animals and volunteers at Suwannee Valley Humane Society.



Bronson urges consumers


to check out health clubs


before signing contract


Florida Agriculture and Constumer Ser-
\ ices Commissioner Charles H. Bronson
is reminding Florida residents to check.
out health clubs before signing any con-
tracts or all they might end up losing is
money.
Gening in shape is one of the top New
Year's resolutions and many people may
be considering buying a gym membership
for a loved one over the holiday. But
Bronson urges consumers to do their
homework aud not assume they can can-
cel a contract if they simply change their
minds about attending a club.
"'A gym membership is a great gift, but
it is an investment and buyers should be
sure that it is a gift the recipient will use
before they invest the money," Bronson
said. "Health club contracts are legally
binding like any other contract and re-
quire some thought and investigation."
The Florida Department of Agriculture
and Consumer Services administers the
Health Studio Law, which provides con-
sumers with some rights but also-spells
out their responsibilities. Health clubs
are required to register with the Depart-
ment sj)ivisjo .t'.CO0.4 s`iei. er'Yices.,..
arfid4 y1 mili-alpo'stfaolbldi hat can'r
be used to repay members if the facility
goes Out of business. The refunds are
provided in cases where members pay
prepaid memberships.
In fiscal year 2005-06, the Department
registered 1,948 health clubs, of which
422 were new applications. Halfway
through fiscal year 2006-07, 752 health
clubs have registered. 184 of which are
new applications.
"Unfortunately, many people are so fo-
cused on getting in shape, they sign up
for a membership without bothering to
read the fine print of a contract," Bronson


said. "But there are issues that are cov-
ered that consumers really need to know
about from the offset,, such as under-what
conditions they can cancel, what activities
are covered in the membership and other
aspects that may be important to the.con-:
sumer's needs."'
The law provides consnunrs with the ,
right to cancel a contract for certain rea-
sons including: cancellation within three
days of signing a. contract, exclusive of
holidays and weekends, but it must be
done in writing;. if the facility moves ,
more, than five miles.away froni theorigji-.
nal location and 'fails to.prvide, itthin ,-
30 days. a facility opf'equal qui.ty located
within five miles; if a person becomes"
physically unable to use most of, the ser-
vices for which tey' pttacted, until the
disability.en4s. .
Bronson also ecommehds. consutitners
follow these tips before'signing a con-:-
tract:
Call the Department's helpline 4t' 1-
800-HELPPLA.(l-80,( 4366357352) tomrnke
sure the health studio is regitered anid'io
check its complaint his -


collect fees in.advwpce.are required t. do.
Prior to jointg'4sk abott the club's ,
cancellation policyy p iiuldk you movelor
become phy cia1y tuaTe to usethle facial,
ify ., -".: '. .-"-. ." ''. ..
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mine whether'it jio rodiided ndite
equipmnenti.o.eplah t -u 'e.laildle?
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Florida Prepaid


College Plan


frequently asked


questions


What is the Florida Prepaid
College Plan? The Florida Pre-
paid College Plan is a 529 pre-
paid college savings plan that is
financially guaranteed by the
State of Florida and managed by
the Florida.Prepaid College
Board. It is the largest prepaid
plan in the nation, with more than
1.1 million contracts sold. The
Prepaid College Plan allows par-
ents, grandparents, businesses and
others to lock in the cost of col-
lege tuition, local fees, and' dormi-
tory housing today.
What makes this plan different?
The Florida Prepaid College Plan
is financially guaranteed by the
State of Florida, so it is a safe
way to save. The plan you buy
today is guaranteed to cover the'
actual cost at any public Florida
college when your child is ready
for college 'no matter how much
the cost may increase in the fu-
ture. You cannot lose your mon-
ey, and you can get a refund at
any time, for any reason.
Where can the student use the
plan? The student can use the
plan at any of Florida's 11 public
universities or 28 community col-
leges. The plan's value, the same
amount the Florida Prepaid Col-
lege Plan pays a public college in
Florida, may also be transferred
to most private colleges in Flori-
da, select technical schools and
most out-of-state colleges.
What does the Florida Prepaid
College Plan cover? There are.
separate plans covering tuition,
local fees and dormitory housing.
Together, the Florida Prepaid tu-
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total cost of sending a child to a
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though the Florida Prepaid Col- :
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helping you save what your child
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What are my tuition plan op-
tions" The Florida Prepaid Col-
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university undergraduate credit
hours; the 2+2 Tuition Plan,
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r. undergi-raduate credit hours, and
the 2-Year commuumt) college-
plan, which covers 60 community
college credit hours.
What is the local-fee plan? The
local fee plan covers the required
student activity and service,-
health, and athletic fees charged
by Florida's public universities
and community colleges. The lo-
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plan you purchase will be the
same type as your tuition plan.
The local fee plan may be pur-
chased for children currently in
the eighth grade or younger.'
What does the dormitoryplan
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occupancy, air-conditioned dorm
room. Each year the universities
determine which dorms will be
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not available for use during sum-
mer terms. The dormitory plan is
available in one-year increments
up to a total of five years. The
dormitory plan may be purchased
for children currently in the
eighth grade or younger.
How much does the Florida
Prepaid College Plan cost? The
price you pay depends on the type
of plan you select and the age of
your child. The current price for
the 4-Year University Tuition
Plan for'a newborn is $11,716.91,
if paid in full, or $81.87 per
month. The price of the 2+2 Tu-
ition Plan for a newborn is
$9,355.71 .lump sum, or $65.37
per month; and, the price of the 2-
Year Community College Tuition
Plan for a newborn is $3,511.28
lump sum, or $24.53 per month.
Visit our Web site at /www.flori-


da529plans.com for a complete
list of current plan prices.


How do I pay for the plan?
There are three ways to pay for
your Florida Prepaid College
Plan: with a single lump-sum
payment, monthly payments over
five years, or monthly through the
month of October of the year
your child is expected to start col-
lege. You can make your pay-
ments by mail, automatic with-
drawal from a bank account or
payroll deduction. The first pay-
ment is not due until April 2007.
Once you sign up, your payments
are fixed and will never increase.
When the time comes, how do I
use the plan? In the spring before
starting college, the student will
automatically receive information
about using the plan. The college
will bill the Florida Prepaid Col-
lege Plan, and the Florida Prepaid
College Plan will pay the college
directly for the fees covered by
the plan.
What if my child receives a
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cover tuitioii and use the scholar-
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owner may request a scholarship
refund. Scholarship refunds are
based on the 6ost of attending a
public college in Florida at the
time of college enrollment. Keep
in mind, competition for scholar-
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limited. Unlike scholarships and,
financial aid, the Florida Prepaid'
College Plan is guaranteed!
What if my child decides not to
go to college? You have up to 10
years from the original projected
college enrollment year to use the
plan, or you may transfer the plan
to an eligible family. member,
such as a brother,'sisrer or first
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(child) or a grandchild of the ac-
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Refunds are based on the original
amount paid for the plan.
-Who manages the plan? The
Florida Prepaid College Board, an
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manages the Florida Prepaid Col-
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Investment Plan.
I already have a Florida Col-
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would I want to sign up for the
Florida Prepaid College Plan? '
'The Florida Prepaid College Plan
and the Florida College Invest-
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College Plan and lock in the cost
of tuition, local fees and dormito-
ry'housing at a public Florida uni-
versity or community college, and
use the money in your College In-
vestment Plan for other qualified
college expenses, in Florida or
out of state.
Are there any tax benefits?
Earnings on qualified withdrawals
are exempt from federal income
tax and from State of Florida tax-
es. There are gift tax benefits, too.
How and when can I sign up?
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Financially guaranteed by the
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Unlike the Florida Prepaid
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Florida College Investment Plan
are not insured or guaranteed,
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means of a Disclosure Statement
and Participation Agreement. A
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ARABIAN NIGHTS: The State Ballet Theatre of Russia will present One Thousand and One Nights at the Phillips Center
Friday, Jan. 12, 2007, at 7:30 p.m. Photo: Submitted -



One Thousand and One



Nights at the Phillips



Center Jan. 12, 2007


The State Ballet Theatre of Russia
will present One Thousand and One
Nights at the Phillips Center Friday,
Jan. 12, 2007, at 7:30 p.m. There
will be a pre-performance discus-
sion with the company at 6:45 p.hm.
Based on The Arabian Nights,
One Thousandand One Nights tells
the story of Shahriyar and
Scheherazade. When Shahriyar, a
mythical king, discovers that his
wife has been unfaithful, he has her
put to death. Believing that all
women are equally unfaithful, he
gives his vizier'the order to procure
him a new wife every night. After
spending one night with his bride,
the king has her executed at dawn.
The king's actions threaten all of
the women of the kingdom until the
clever and beautiful Scheherazade
volunteers to be the king's next
wife. She strikes a bargain with the
king: he will not put her to death
until she has told him a story. So,
each night, Scheherazade spins a
fantastic tale, stopping with a
cliffhanger at dawn. As -
Scheherazade tells the king about
Ali Babba, Aladdin and Sinbad the
Sailor, she not only entertains
Shahriyar, she also prolongs her life
and the lives of all of the women of
the kingdom.
Set to music by Fikret Amirov,
the ballet One Thousand and One
Nights was first staged at the Baku
Theatre of Opera and. Ballet in
1979. An outstanding Azerbaijani
composer and one of the leading
representatives of the country's mu-


sical art, Amirov contributed greatly
to the development of its multina-
tional culture. His music has been
performed often and successfully far
beyond his native Azerbaijan (one
of the ex-Soviet republics).
His.ballets include Nizami (1973)
as well as 'One Thousand and One
Nights (often referred to as The
Arabian Nights).
The State Ballet Theatre of Rus-
sia, hailing from Yekaterinburg, was
established in 1912 and is one of the
oldest and most respected ballet
companies in Russia. Along with
the Bolshoi Ballet Theatre, The
Maryinsky (Kirov) Theatre, and the
opera theatre in Novosibirsk, The
Yektaterinburg Opera and Ballet
Theater is one of only four theatres
in all of Russia to attain "Federal
Status."
Since the late 1970s, the theater
has invited internationally-renowned
choreographers and directors to
stage ballet performances, including
Leonid Jakobson, Konstantin Bo-
yarsky, Igor Belsky, Natalia Kasatk-
ina and the connoisseur of ballet
history Peter Goussev.
The ballet company's repertory is
one of the richest and most diverse
in all of Russia. In addition to tradi-
tional ballets and new works, it also
performs productions the work of
foreign classical choreographers of
the 20th century. The State Ballet
Theatre of Russia has been regularly
touring since the mid-1980s and has
visited France, Italy, Norway, Den-
mark, Australia, Japan, India, Ko-


rea, Mexico and Chile. The troupe
is headed by the People's Artist of
the USSR Viacheslav Gordeyev,
who previously served as artistic di-
rector and premiere dancer of the
Bolshoi Ballet.
Tickets are: $35, front orchestra
and mezzanine; $35, mid-orchestra;
$25, reai orchestra; $20 balcony. A
limited number of $10 student tick-
ets are available. Students may pur-
chase one ticket with a valid student
ID at the Phillips Center Box Office
or the University Box Office. Rush
tickets (in the balcony) may be
available day of show for $10.
Tickets are available by calling
the Phillips Center Box Office at
352-392-ARTS,(352-392-2787) or
800-905-ARTS (800-905-2787)
(toll-free within Florida) or by call-
ing Ticketmaster at 904-353-3309.
Orders may also be faxed to 352-
846-1562. Tickets are also available
in person at the Phillips Center Box
Office, University Box Office at the
University of Florida Reitz Union
and all Ticketmaster outlets; and on
the Web at www.ticketmaster.com.
Cash, checks, Visa and MasterCard
are accepted. Group tickets are also
available.
The Phillips Center Box Office is
open Monday-Saturday, noon to 6
p.m. and two hours prior to the per-
formance. The box office will be
closed Thursday, Dec. 21 through
Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2007, re-opening
on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2007 at noon.
Performance dates, times and pro-
grams are subject to change.








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THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO: The Bulgarian State Opera will present The Marriage of Figaro at the Phillips Center in Gainesville Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007 at 7:30 p.m. Photo: Submitted



The Marriage of Figaro at the


Phillips
The Bulgarian State Opera will present
The Marriage of Figaro at the Phillips Center
Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007 at 7:30 p.m. UF Pro-
fessor of Opera Tony Offerle will lead the,
pre-performance discussion at 6:45 p.m.
The Marriage of Figaro is based on the
play by Beaumarchais. Although Beaumarr-
chais's play-was originally banned for its sat-
irization of the aristocracy, The Marriage of
Figaro has become the sixth most produced
opera in North America. "
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,
\\ iti text by Lorenzo de Ponte, the opera
premiered at the Burgtheater in Vienna in
1786. The production was so successful that
the duo -xould pair up again to create Don
Giovanni and Cos' fan rurte..
A sequel to The Barber of Se% ille,
Mozart's opera follows the events of a single,
"mad" day at the home of Count
Alha\ i\ a Figaro. the Count's \alet, is en-
gaged to be married to Susanna,. the Count-
ess's maid. The Count has been making ad-
vances towards Susanna, intent on exercising
droit de seigneur or the right of a feudal lord
to bed a sern ant girl on her wedding night.
Figaro, Susanna and the Countess conspire
to embarrass the Count and expose his infi-
Sdeliry. .. '
Meanwhile, Dr.'Bartolo and Marcellina,
Ships old housekeeper, an i\ e. Figaro had
`promised to marry Marcellina in exchange


for the cancellation of an old debt, and Mar-
cellina is intent on making sure that Figaro
follows through on his promise. .The plot
gets thicker as intrigues are exposed, mistak-
en identities are revealed and love is re-dis-
covered. The-Marriage of Figaro has all of
the elements of a contemporary soap opera,.
set against ihe rich music of Mozart.
The Bulgarian State Opera, rooted in the
great tradition of Bulgarian opera, consis-
tently presents unique productions that com-
bine the best of the opera worlds of Bulgaria
and all of Europe. The performances of the
Bulgarian State Opera are co-productions of
the major opera houses of Bulgaria, where
many eminent sitigers ha\ e started their in-
ternational careers including Ghena Dimitro-
Sa, Ste fka Evstatieva, Vesselina Kasarova
and.Nikolai Gyaurov. .
The Bulgarian State Opera was formerly
known as the legendary Opera Verdi
Europa. After convening in August 2005,
however, the. .....
Bulgarian
Parliament
and the Min- S
istry ofCul-
ture re-
named Opera
Verdi Europa
as the State
Company of


.Bulgaria and bestowed upon them the title
The Bulgarian State Opera Company.
The compau\ .collaborates not only with
Bulgarian opera theaters and symphony. or-
'chestras. but also \x ith opera houses from
Bucharest (Romania]. Budapest (HungaiN' i;
Chis,ina'u (Moldovia), Kiev (Ukraine)'. The-.
atre Neiniro\ ich-Danchenko (Russia) and
many others.
The Marriage of Figaro is conducted b
* Krassimira Kosto\ a and Jose-Luis Pareja
with stage direction by Prof. Pa\el
Gerdzhiko\.
The Bulgarian State Opera's The Marriage
of Figaro is sponsored by Davis Monk &
Company.
Tickets are; $50, front orchestra and mez-
zanine: $50, nmid-orchestra: $40, rear orches-
ira, $35 balcon\. A limited number of $10
student tickets are available. Students may
purchase one ticket with a valid student ID ,
at the Phillips Center Box Office or the Uni-


versity Box Office. Rush tickets (in the bal-
cony) may be available day of show for $10.
Tickets are available by calling the Phillips
Center Box Office at 352-392-ARTS (352-
392-2787) or 8X0-9i-5ARTS (800-905-
2787), toll-free within Florida, or by calling
Ticketmaster at 904-353-3309..Orders may
also be faxed to 352-S46-1562. Tickets are
also available in person at the Phillips Center
Box Office, University Box Office at the
University of Florida Reitz Union and all
Ticketmaster outlets; and on the Web at
www.ticketmaster.com. Cash checks, Visa
and MasterCard are accepted. Group tickets
are also available.
The Phillips Center Box Office is open
Monday-Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. and two
hours prior to the perfonnrmance The box: of-
fice will be closed Dec. 21-Jan. 2, 2007, re-
opening on Jan. 3, 2007 at noon.
Performance dates, times and programs are
subject to change.


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with AOL
Attorney General Charlie Crist today announced that his of-
fice has reached an agreement with America Online, resolving
consumer complaints about billing issues and membership
charges. In addition to making consumer restitution, the com-
pany has agreed to forgive consumer debts stemming from
the issues involved in Crist's investigation.
Crist's Economic Crimes Division began investigating the
internet provider in Septenmber 2005 after receiving more than
1,000 consumer complaints. The investigation focused on
several areas, 'including consumer complaints that cancella-
tion requests were not honored, former accounts were reacti-
vated without consumers' authorization, charges were im-
posed for "spin-off accounts," and consumers were being
mistaken\ billed for AOL services on their phone bills, AOL
assisted investigators in identifying
Numerous consumers who were harmed by these practices.
"Consumers should not have to keep looking over their shoul-
ders to make sure mega-corporations aren't trying to. take ad-
vantage, of them," said Crist. "This agreement is an important
step toward protecting our citizens from consumer fraud."
Under the agreement, AOL will pay consumer restitution or
otherwise forgive outstanding balances to consumers identi-
fied during the course of this investigation as having been po-
tentially affected by AOL .consultant misconduct, as well as to
consumers who have filed complaints with the Florida Attor-
ney General's Offi'c prior to or during the investigation. In
addition to providing restitution to these consumers, AOL has
agreed to provide refunds, credits and debt forgiveness to all
eligible Florida consumers who file a complaint with the
company. Consumers are also encouraged to file claims with
Crist's office, and can obtain a claim form by clicking on the
AOL Settlement.icon on the Attorney General's website at
www.myfloridalegal.com.
A copy of the AOL agreement is available at:
http://myfloridalegal.com/webfiles.nsf/WF/JFAO-
6WDR4G/$file/AOL_settlement.pdf
The consumer claims form is available at:
http://myfloridalegal.com/webfiles.nsf/WF/JFAO-
6WDR44/$file/AOL_ComplaintForm.pdf


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I1105 HOWARD ST. W.,
5 LIVE OAK I
386-362-3300


Hines Place Subdivision Jackson Heights Subdivision
Beautiful 4-5 acre lots on Mitchell Road (76th Beautiful 4-5 acre lots on Hughes Road (129th
Street) Paved Street. Restricted to homes only. Road) Located just minutes from Live Oak.
Minutes to Famous Suwannee River Paved Street. Restricted to homes only.
Owner/Fin $995 dn, 20 yrs 11.5%
Prices: $65,031-$80,772 Payments: $682.90-$850.77


S" -. Daniel Crapps Agency, Inc. Realtor
'' Owner/Broker
a ongnL CAPPS 1-800-805-7566 1-800-771-5110
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roam. ilay yard. completely rurnisned ana includes all Vnite, inl rut vvite culuui usaiLt.L uiymly eu
appliances and water softener. Great screened front property in nice area. Good neighborhood. Driving
porch. Clean 10x10 storage shed. Handicap ramp to distance to Lake City and Gainesville. Property is 10.01
home. Quiet, peaceful area with lots() of deer, turkey acres. #56032 $140,000
and other wildlife. #56204 $159,000


fenced yard with two storage buildings..Large screened
back porch. Eat-in kitchen with new cabinets. Paved
road. Inside Branford city limits close to schools,
shopping, etc. Brick veneer and siding exterior. Seller
motivated, so bring an offer. Would likely qualify as a
SHIP home. #56373 $97,000


two-story log nome comes complete witn hustriralan I
floors and pine walls and cedar-lined closets. It has
vaulted ceilings and hickory cabinets, breakfast bar, all
new appliances. Master bathroom has a garden tub
with jets, custom made shower and double marble
sinks. French doors open onto a wrap around porch.
Situated on 10-acre parcel dotted with large trees.
#47944 $310,000


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1.9 acre parcel is high and dry, nicely wooded and done a lot of clearing and put in a road for easy
located between Madison and Lee. Adjacent acreage traveling of the proper ,....r.1, ;: ubdividable and
available. #55787 $38,000 there are numerous -ll r:- ites. #56187
*. '. -. ._ $1,625,000


area just around the corner from Pickett Lake and
public boat ramp. Quiet neighborhood. Good school
system. Additional adjacent lots available. Utilities
readily available. #56053 $80,000


Lake Subdivision. Large Oak trees and picturesque
view of the lake make Ihis property ideal for a peaceful
weekend getaway or your future homesite. Look out into
the back yard and see a beautiful cypress pond. Bring
the family and friends, for an added bonus there is a 2
j lN..j F bedroom 1 bath mobile home. #51300 $130,000


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FREETO GOOD HOME
LONGHAIRED MALE,
Orange cat,
Found about 3 weeks ago, had him
neutered and all shots. Likes both
outdoors and indoors!
Make a great pet! Call 362-3768
FirstDay
WANTED: SMALL BREED AKC
PUPPIES Call 386-855-0631

Pets for Free
FREE CAT, FIXED, YOUNG, VERY
FRIENDLY. Grey Tabby. Had.1 litter
of kittens before fixed. Call 386-935-
3952
FREE TO GOOD HOME
Lab mix, 8 months old, male,
obedient, well mannered. 386-776-
1642 evenings.

Opportunities
VEND BIZ 4 SALE $6795 1-866-
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529 S. Ohio Ave., Live Oak, FL
Bus. 386-362-1389 Fax: (386) 362-6131
S.C. Sullivan (386) 362,1389, Evening 362-2990
Realtor Assoc. M. Elizabeth Elliott, Evening 842-2372


(1) Commercial: 11.79 ac +/-
with approx. 540 ft. on US
129. with a multipurpose.
central heat & air condition
commercial bldg. cont.
approx. 21,800 sq. ft. under
roof ample paved parking.
Good location excellent
commercial potential.
$1,920,000.
(2) Saddle Club: Nice four
acre tract in grass with
scattered trees fenced. Good
buy @ $49,950 terms.
(3) Off US 27: 80 acres
planted pines in a cropland
site 16 years old, on good
county road, good buy at
$11,000 per acre.
(4) Off CR 250: 10 acres
partially wood. Approved
well &, septic lank. Good
County Road $11,000 per
a c re ;"" ., -, -1" "
(5) Branford area: 15 acres
in good cropland, with
county roads and fence on
three sides. Excellent
location near US 27 & US
129. Reduced to $10,995 per
acre
(6) Dixie County near Rock
Bluff: Four 'two are tracts
wooded, good area. For all
four lots $98,000.
(7) Off CR-349: Two acre
wooded: corner lot near
Royal Springs. Good buy at
$19,900.
(8) 167th Rd.: 3 Bedroom, 2
baths CH/AC brick with
garage, kitchen furnished. 2
ac. homesite $165,000.
(9) Off Central Rd.: 10 acres
in grass fenced, scattered
trees, survey $85,000. Good'
Buy. ., ,. .. '
(10) Two wooded acres on


paved road, Will work for
land home package. 119,900.
(11) Off CR49: 40 acres in
Coastal Bermuda grass on
good 1/4 mile on county
road. $10,900 per acre.
(12) Off US 129 South: Five
acres partially fenced
scattered trees & grass.
Good land home tract.
$49,950.
(13) Suwannee River: One
acre wooded tract on paved
road with 107 ft. on water,
elevation survey buildable,
good buy @ $72,000.
(14) Falmouth Area: five acre
tract with a 2 bedroom, 1
bath singlewide mobile
home, 8x20 shop. $84,500.
(15) Hamilton Co.: CR 158,5
acres in grass with a few
trees. Seller will furnish
survey. $74,900.
(16) Lafayette Co.: 5.3 aacres
with 1996 CH/AC DWMH
24x36 motor home storage,
628 ft. on US 27. Reduced to
125,000.
(17) Jasper, FL: Vickers
Court 4/3 CH/AC brick
home with kitchen furnished,
garage approx. 2,100 sq. ft.
under roof. $196,000.
(18) Off CR 349: 10 acres
wooded with CH&AC log
home with 30'x40' pole barn,
kitchen furnished, washer &
dryer, 10'x12' storage. Good
area. $225,000.
(19) Dowling Park: 5 acre
wooded on paved, road,
$59,900.
(20) 121st Street: 90 acres in
good coastal Bermuda. Old
homesite with pecan trees, 4"
well, etc. Good area $11,550
per acre.
316873-F


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PETS
LOST AN ANIMAL? WANT TO
ADOPT? Call Suwannee County
Animal Control at 386-208-0072. M-F
from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m,

Pets for Sale
AIREDALE PUPPIES 9 wks old, shots
and health certs. $500.00 Call 386-
.658-3771

Miscellaneous.
LIQUIDATION SALE ON ALL
STORAGE BUILDINGS!
Save $200.00 or more. See them at
CORBETTS MOBILE HOME CENTER in
Live Oak 386-362-1340




FINANCIAL SERVICES



EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
Want to be a CNA?
Don't want to wait?
Express Training Services
is now offering our quality
Exam Prep Classes, day/eve, in
Lake City. Class sizes limited.
Next class 01 '08,07.
Call 386-755-4401


LADY TRUCKER LOOKING to rent
w '.:picrn to buy'.;:3Bdi2Ba.wfiere can
parK racmir.lrailer -186- "36-7755

Mobile Homes for rent
Mobile Hom` for Sale. 4BR/2BTH
1 Acre" Pecan ireec, & Grape Arbor
Close to Dowling Park and Prison
Owner lhnan,:e Small Dcwr,
"5,750 per month / 866-877-8661 Ext.
510
New'3 Bedroom/2 Bath Doublewide
on'.large rural lot near the Spirit of
the Suwannee Music Park
$650/mo. $650/Deposit Call Debbie
Brown @ 364-1683.
SWMHs-1 available in Live Oak, FL.
3BD/2BA. 1st mo rent & last to move
in. Call. 386-938-4657 for more info.

Vacation Rentals-


.*, Mosrite. Gibson M:
1930's thru 1960's.
These brands' only.
401-0440

MERCHANDISE Miscellaneous


Building Materials
LUMBER LIQUIDATORS
HARDWOOD FLOORING from .99
CENTS SQ. FT. Exotics, Oak
Bamboo, Prefinished & Unfinished.
Bellawood w/50 year prefinish, plus
A Lot More! We Deliver Anywhere, 5
Florida Locations, 800-FLOORING
(356-6746)
METAL ROOFING SAVE $$$ buy
direct-from manufacturer, 20 colors in
stock all accessories. Quick turn
around, Delivery available, 352-498-
0778 Toll Free 888-393-0335
www.GulfCoastSupply.com

Electronics

FirstDay
PENTIUM III COMPUTERS
XP Pro., 20 GB HD, monitor, 256
MB Ram, keyboard and mnojuse
$100.00 Great Cnr,2lmas gir'
Call Steve 386-362-1842

Food Stuffs
ROCKY'S PRODUCE
Fresh, quality produce. Tues. Fri. 8
a.m. *6 p.m. Sat. 8 a.m.-3 pm.
Beside Robinson BBQ off 129. Call
904-759-1180


A+ POOL HEATERS Factory Direct:
Solar/Heat Pump or Gas Complete
Do-It-Yourself Heater Kits. Phone
Quotes, Installations Most Areas. 1-
800-796-0951 www.SolarDirect.com
Lic#CWC029795/lnsured. Dealer.
Inquiries Welcome!
BATHTUB REFINISHING ... Renew
/ Change Color. Tub, Tile, Sink &
Chip Repair. Commercial &
Residential. 5yrs. Warranty. Quick
Response, Insured. Serving Florida
.Over 10Oyrs. "Florida's Tub Doctor." 1-
888-686-9005
DIRECT FREE 4 Room System!
No Credit Card Required! 250+
Channels! Starts $39.99! Free DVR
or HD Receiver! Also, Dish Network
$19.99! Free Movie Channels! 1-
800-574-2260
DIRECT SATELLITE TELEVISION,
Free Equipment, Free 4 Room
Installation, Free 'HD or DVR
Receiver Upgrade .' w/ Rebate.
Packages from $29.99/mo. Call 1-
800-380-8939.
RENT-A-GEEK On-Site & Remote
Support, Virus & Spyware Removal,
* Hardware & Software Repair,
Network Design & Setup, Etc.
www.Geeks'oc.com 1-866-601-4907
*Ask about Free Computer Repairs!


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Toll free 1-877-755-6600
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Lake City, Florida 32055
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location, sprinkler system,vaulted ceilings.
MLS 51905 Call Ginger Parker 386-752-.
6704


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home on nearly an acre on the vW er iJe
Close to shopping and medical. Fencrd
yard, fruit trees, carport. .$106,000 MLS
54600 Call Martha Saunders 386-752-
3945 :


LAND AND MORE!
2.58 COMMERCIAL ACRES on US 41. Great investment! Owner will
lease back for a'yeat after sale! MLS 50949 Call Janet Crcel 386-755-0466
6 ACRES Pretty place for your new home! Call Sharon Solder 386-365-1203
1 ACRE Paved frontage. Wooded. Mobile homes OK MLS 55764 Call
Julia DeJesus 386-344-1590
REDUCED South County location. 10 Acres, Newer mobile homes allowed.
MLS 55552 Call Sharon Selder 386-365-1203
10 ACRES not far from town. Large homes in area. Large group of
granddaddy oaks. MLS 53767 Call Kay Priest 386-365-8888
316876-F


Reserve your future home today

Enjoy this conveniently located
neighborhood, -with! 1/4 acre lots,
city water and sewer, underground ,
utilities, sidewalks and street lights. -
Ideal for first time home buyers, l.
retirees, or empty nesters. Lots
starting at $42,500. MLS# 48894. K




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123 E. Howard Street, Live Oak, FL 32064
Phone: 386-362-4539 Cell: 386-364-8497
Toll Free: 800-557-7478
Fax: 386-364-4539
www.poolerealty.com calvittd@ alltel.net


North Carolina. Easy access, great
view, 10 min to Maggie Valley, 30 min
to Cherokee, 2 min to Parkway,
Mountain Stream with picnic area,
Fireplace, Sleeps 10. All Amenities.
$500/wk, $1600/mo. 386-330-4207
Lucy

TIMESHARE RESALES Sell today
for Cash! No commissions or broker
fees. Don't delay Go to
www.sellatimeshare.com' or Call 1-
800-640-6886.

Commercial

LAUNDRY MAT FOR SALE,
Jennings, FL. Serious inquiries only.
After 6pm call 229-249-8775
FirstDay
NAIL TECH & MESSAGE THERAPIST
Space available in salon/boutique.
Call 386-792-1244 or 386-590-1443

Office Space
FirstDay
COMMERCIAL/OFFICE SPACE
FOR RENT to share with Permanent
Makeup Specialist off 129 S.just
past Melody Christian Center.
Call 386-208-2049

OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT Has
approx. 1,300 sq.ft. For further
information call Poole Realty 386-
209-1766
OFFICE WITH 2,100 SQ FT. Located
in Live Oak for rent. For further
information call Poole Realty at 386-
209-1766




REAL ESTATE FOR SALE


Buy it,

Sell it,

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AGRICULTURE


Lost & Found
FOUND-MALE, LONGHAIRED
Orange cat. Call 362-3768


Boats/Supplies
JON BOAT 14FT: SYLVAN 1436 WI
Evenrude 9.9 HP, Minn-Kota trolling
motor, deep cycle battery, Royal
trailer. Great Condition Will not
haggle on price., $1,500.00 Firm. Call
386-364-4006 after 12 Noon.





REAL ESTATE FOR RENT

Apartments
PUBLISHER'S NOTICE
All real estate advertising in this
newspaper is subject to the Fair
HousingaAct which makes it illegal to
advertise "any preference, limitation
or. discrimination based on race,
color, religion, sex, disability, familial
status or national origin,. or an
intention, to .make any such
preference, limitation and
discrimination: Familial status

includes children under the age of 18
living with parents or legal
custodians, pregnant women and
people securing custody of children
Sunder 18.
This newspaper will not knowingly
accept any advertising for real estate
which is in violation of the law. Our
readers are hereby informed that all
dwellings advertised in this
newspaper are available on an equal
opportunity basis. To complain of
discrimination call HUD toll-free 1-
800-669-9777. The toll-free number
for the hearing impaired is 1-800-
927-9275




Houses-for Rent

COUNTRY HOME ON 5 ACRES for
lease. 2 Story, 4Bd/2Ba, Florida
Room, 2 car garage, swimming pool,
includes yard and pool maintenance.
$1,600.00 mo. Partly, furnished plus
deposit or $1 500 00 mo. unfurnished
plus deposit. Call 904-669-2339


REWARD!
LOST PIT BULL Gray Brindle. Has
hip problems, has 3 toes on one his
back feet and is a house dog. Lost
around Santa Fe St. by S & P
Tuesday 11/14. Still missing. If seen.
Call 386-362-7216 or 386-209-1448.


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FLORIDA: NEW HOMES build a
3/2/2 in a nice area for $154,000 (lot
not included). For pictures:
www.FloridaLotsUSA.com 877-983-
6600
HOME IN LIVE OAK, 3 bed, 1 bath.
Well-maintained, clean, C/A, across
from elementary school & town pool.
References & background check
required. -$750/mo. 1st, Last & Sec
Firm. Call 386-935-4071 or 305-394-
4044.
LOVELY 3/3 HOME. Wooded lot.
Advent Christain Retirement Village
386-647-6229 or 386-688-4884
littlerevelations.com/homes


Mobile Homes
MOBILE HOME FOR SALE, 1993
Fleetwood Weston 14x80. 2Bd/2Ba,
large living room, kitchen bar, garden
tub, front porch, excellent condition.
Contact Joel or Vanessa at 850-973-
3979, leave message.


SIX 16X80 3/2 SINGLE WIDES
Delivered to your property with A/C
steps, skirting.. Starting at'
$28,900.00 each. Call 386-364-1340
or see them at Corbetts Mobile
Home Center
,THREE DOUBLEWIDE HOMES
Starting' at $37,750.00 each.
Includes Delivery, set up with A/C,
skirting, steps. Call 386-364-1667 or
see them at Corbetts Mobile Home
Center
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SKYLINE MOBILE HOME 1995-
16x26 3Bd/2Ba, good condition.
$12,000.00. Call 386-362-7799
Vacation Property
A FREE BROCHURE At Western
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Carolina. Homes and Land
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ANGELO BUYS HOUSES Cash
any condition. Handyman, fire,
distressed, vacant, occupied.
Anywhere in FLI Apts. / Comm.,
residential. No deal too big/small.
Quick closing. 1-800-SELL-181; 1-
954-816-4363 :
BACKFLIPS! That's what. you'll do
when you discover this luxurious
Oceanfront Condo In Daytona Beach
Shores! 2 Bedrooms, 2 baths,
tastefully furnished, awesome
balcony where you can relax & enjoy
your morning .coffee or evening
cocktails overlooking the brilliant blue
Atlantic Ocean. Breathtaking
sunrises & sunsets here! 'Garage.
$369,900 Call Betsey Lindley (386)
212-1557 ArthurKowitzRealty.com


CHEROKEE HEIGHTS! Pristine
gated mountain community in NC.
Spectacular views, creek front and
wooded lots. Paved roads,
underground utilities, lovely
landscaping; Hiawassee Lake;
public marina minutes away. Starting
at $54K 877-377-4872


COME TO THE MOUNTAINS!
RE/MAX Mountain Properties offers
the best properties available in
Western NC.' Mountain views,
creeks, cabins & acreage. Call toll
free, 1-800-708-4252 or visit
www.cometothemountains.com
FREE DIRECTV 4 Roo.:rr, Syi.m'
No Credit Card Requireid' 250+'(
Channels! Starts $39.99! Free DVR
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$19.99! Free. Movie Channels! 1-
800-490-1814
NEW ROCKY MOUNTAIN Park
Model w/Loftf Deal Comes-
w/Deeded Lot at Buffalo Hills
Outdoor Ohio Resort, only $59,900.
Owner Financing. Ask for Lowell.
740-260Z2267
NORTH CAROLINA an everlasting
gift,, better than diamonds!
Waterfront Homes & Land.
Breathtaking .mountain views &
rushing streams. Experience the
peace of the mountains! 1-800-632-
2212 rvtr@verizon.net
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LAKE ALAPAHA PLANTATION
1,100 + ACRES OFFERED IN 24 TRACTS
12 MILES FROM VALDOSTA, LOWNDES COUNTY, GA
SATURDAY, JANUARY 13,2007 -10:00 AM
SALE Ier' MATEIS IrrT AUDTrroIUM, VALDOSTA
Building Lots, Mini-Farms, & Small Acreage Tracts with
Access to a 220 Acre Private Fishing & Boating Lake
* Various Size Tracts that is Zoned for Residential and
Commercial Development Including One Tract that has Over
4,500 Ft. of Undeveloped Lake Frontage. A Rare Opportunityl
* Over 2 Miles of Frontage on the-Pristine Alapaha River.
Various Size Tracts Offering River Frontage or River Access.
Some Tracts have Excellent Pine Timber and Offer Some of

the Best Deer, Turkey, Duck & Wild Hog Hunting in this area
Directions to Property: From 1-75, Exit 16 Go East 18 Miles on US
Hwy 84 to the Entrance to Lake Alapaha Plantation on the Right.
10% Buyer's Premium ~ FREE Brochure!
242-5412 or 800-334-9724
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NORTH CAROLINA!! Mountain
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Scenic views, proposed lake access,
near two state parks, national forest
& Blue Ridge Parkway. E-Z
Financing. 1-828-652-8700
PERFECT CHRISTMAS GIFT 2
'Acre Tennessee Mountain Homesite
w/woods, river access, breathtaking
vistas, $39,900. 772-263-3775 or 1-
800-763-0085 Ask about mini
vacation!
PERFECT CHRISTMAS GIFT 2,
Acre Tennessee Mountain Homesite
w/woods, river access, breathtaking
vistas, $39,900. 772-263-3775 or 1-
800-763-0085 Ask about mini
vacation!
TENNESSEE!! MONTEAGLE-
SEWANEE, Beautiful Mountain
Properties. 600+ Acres; Tracts, 5
Acres & up. 4 miles from 1-24.
Gated & secluded! Gorgeous bluff &
creek. Wooded lots. George,
Timberwood Development Co., 423-
949-6887 www.timber-wood.com
THE BEAUTIFUL MOUNTAINS OF
N.C. Outstanding' views, custom log
homes, 'creeks, wooded properties,
acreage, mini-farms, Vacation rental
get-a-ways Free brochure. Investors
Realty, Inc. 1-800-497-3334
www.investorsrealtyinc.com
TWENTY FOUR Log H orre
Packages offered at public auction.,
Saturday, Jan. 20th, 2 PM, Sanford,
FL. (Near Orlando). Rogers Realty
& Auction. Florida Lic. #0002922.
Free brochure, Buffalo Log Homes,
1-888-562-2246 or
www.auctionloghomes.com
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FOR RENT-
3BR, 2BA DWMH,
CENTRAL H/A.
FIRST MONTH'S
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DEPOSIT TO
MOVE IN.
WATER, SEWER
& GARBAGE
INCLUDED.
NO PETS
386-330-2567
226322-F


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Buildings
JC'S BUILDINGS, GARAGES,
BARNS, CARPORTS STARTING
$595. Galvanized Steel. 2 Styles 13
Colors. Free installation / quote on
.any size. Florida certified 10year
.warranty available. 386-736-0398; 1-
866-736-7308:
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Lots
BEAUTIFUL TENNESSEE
MOUNTAIN LOTS, breathtaking
views high atop 'Cumberland
Mountains. 5-10'acre tracts. River
access, bluff views, streams, virgin
like forest. Ideal for hunting, fishing
ATV, horseback riding. Near Dale
Hollow Lake, perfect for cabin,
vacation home, p: permanentt
residence. Utilities, paved roads.
Great investment / retirement
property. Owner financing from
$29,900. Centrally located near
Nashville, Knoxville, Chattanooga.
931-839-2968, 888-93.9-2968


Double and
single wide
mobile homes
for rent on
their own lots.
in the
Live Oak area.

Ask for
Larry Olds.

386-362-2720
274137-F


SERVICES


FLORIDA building 'lots starting :@
$19,900 in fast growing areas. Great
investment opportunity. Easy
Financing No Qualifying! Visit our
website for pictures, maps, sizes &
prices. FloridaLotsUSA.com or 877-
983-6600
Acreage
CHEAP GEORGIA LAND!
www.tandcrealestate.com 478-552-
5681,
FLORIDA LAND Starting at $10,900
Financing Available." Over 100 Lots
available in Counties of Levy, Marion,
Clay, Calhoun. Putman & Highland.
Realtors & Investors welcome;. 1-
718-797-0807 :
www. usalandventures.com
GEORGIA JENKINS COUNTY.
153 Acres $1,550 per acre.
Excellent hunting tract near
Ogeechee River, hardwoods, planted
pine. 404-362-8244 St. Regis Paper
Co. www.stregispaper.com
LAND FOR SALE.
Middle Georgia.
Farm, hunting and timberland.
Call.478-984-4447 or 478-290-6435



Mobile Homes

and
Land for sale.
Financed

by owner.

Ask for
Larry Olds.

386-362-2720


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1, 2 & 3 BR HC & Non-HC
Accessible Apartments

705 NW Drive, Live Oak, FL
386-364-7936
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GEORGIA THE ULTIMATE
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Hundred Acre (approx.) Parcels with
Two Miles of River Frontage Jenkins
County. 1-866-300-7653 or
www.rubuyingrealestate.com
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GEORGIA LAND North Central 1 to
30 acre tracts. Beautiful wooded
homesites. The .south's finest living.
Terrific investment with financing
available. Limited Availabilityl
Starting $6,000/acre. 706-364-4200
KENTUCKY Murray. 192ac.
Rolling hills. Farm lease income,
building. sites. Great hunting
Waier'Elecric, "close to KentucKy
Lake. #1 Retirement place in U.S.
$385,000 ..270-556-3576
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PENNINGTON TRAILS
An equestrian oriented development
complete with lighted riding ring,
common stable, gated, and miles of
riding trails. Five acre tracts start at
$79,900. Call 386-330-2446 or visit
www.penningtontrail.com

-FOR RENT-
2or3BR
Singlewide
mobile home,
Central .I/A.
First month's
rent plus deposit
to move in.
Water, sewer &
garbage included.
No pets.
386-330-2567
226315-F


LAKE WOOD
APARTMENTS IN
LIVE OAK
Quiet country living
2 bedroom duplex.
Call 362-3110.
226402-F


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LAND WHERE YOU LIVE
SUWANNEE LANDING
Offers resort style living in the heart
of original Florida. Amenities include
clubhouse, pool, hot tub, tennis, etc.
Taxiway lots start at $150,000 and
residential lots start at $75,000. Call
386-330-2446 or visit:
www.suwanneelanding.com
MID OHIO ACREAGE 5+ Acres
Excellent building site on gently
rolling property with Gorgeous view.
$19,900 Owner Financing 740-489-
9146.
MINI FARM Beautiful 45 Acres, 2
story 4BR home, needs TLC, Four
newer buildings, totaling 8000/sq.ft.
Located in N.E. Ohio. Many
possibilities $199,500 Owner
Motivated 740-489-9146

MOUNTAINS OF TENNESSEE
RIVER TRACTS. All tracts are 5+
acres. Special introductory offer.
Financing available. Call 888-836-
8439. See at: www.tnwithaview.com

NC LAND: 47 acres, awesome
pond: $159k. Also 8 acres: $49k.
Just north of Raleigh,- near Kerr
Lake. Woods, fields, stars. Pictures:
owner@newbranch.com; 919-693-
8984; 4nbhl.com.

ONE HUNDRED & FIFTY ACRES
Older home, planted pines, Approx. 7
mi. SW of Live Oak, FL Total price
$1,200,000.00. Ph..386-362-1143.
S. CAROLINA ACREAGE By
Owner 2 acres, beautiful building
tract w/woods, new doublewide
mobile home welcome. Only 1/2
hour from Columbia, SC. Only
$19,900. Owner financing. 803-473-
7125.

SUWANNEE COUNTY
Beautiful, new subdivision on C R
349. 1 mi. S. of C R 252, right on
160th Trace. 5 & 7 acre lots starting
at $89,000.00. Owner financing.
Call 1-866-386-2376.
www.bullardoropertv.com

SUWANNEE COUNTY
Beautiful, new subdivision on C R
349. 1 mi. S. of C R 252, right on
160th Trace. 5 & 7 acre lois starling
at $89,000.00. Owner financing.'
Call 1-866-386-2376.
www.bullardoropertv.com

TENNESSEE & MISSISSIPPI LAND
Several tracts Small to Large Tracts.
AffordableLandSales.net Call David
for more info 901-301-4955
VA LAND: 12acs Rwierfront, $58K.
30 rrinules norm or NC.VA line; near
Kerr Lake. Wooded, quiet, deer,
bear, turkey, stars. No Hurricanes.
Pictures: owner@ newbranch.com
919-693-8984

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WANTING TO LEASE LAND IN
SUWANNEE. GILCHRIST.
LAFAYETTE, HA'MLTON OR
COLUMBIA COUNTY. Need! 40 640
acres for cattle use. Will lence. Call
352-356-2563


Announcements


EMPLOYMENT

Help Wanted
FirstDay
AUTOMOTIVE DETAILER
'Experience preferred. Apply in
person. See Rick at Walt's Live Oak
Ford.
CDL-A DRIVERS OTR & Local
Positions. Bonus every 6 months,
Great Benefits, New Equipment. 2
yrs Trc-tir & Tanker endorsement.
Apply at oakleytransport.com or 1-
877-882-6537
CLASS A CDL OTR DRIVERS
needed, two (2) years experience
required: Health insurance,
retirement, & paid vacation.
Drug Free WorkPlace.
Call -(386) 294-3411.
CLERICAL
Different Positions Available, All
Levels. Fax Resume to 386-755-
7911 or Call 386-755-1991 for an
app..Wal-Staf Personnel
COURT RECORDS CONTRACTOR
Nationwide company seeks
experienced, independent
contractors to collect public record"
information at the court. Must have
knowledge of civil, judgment and tax
lien records at the court. Laptop/pc
required. .Pay based on production.
Please fax resume to. 1-866-293-
7705 Attn: Kristie
DQ OF LIVE OAK
Need Holilday Cash? Now hiring
smiling faces. All shifts available.
Good work atmosphere.'Competitive
pay. Please apply in person at
Dairy Queen, 817 S. Ohio Ave.,
Live Oak, FL.
DRIVERS LCT WANTS YOU!
OTR drivers, solos or teams; 6
months experience & CDL-A / HAZ
required. Full benefits package.
2003-2005 Equipment. Call 1-800-
362-0159 LCTransportation.com
FARM HELP WANTED
Must be familiar with livestock and
machinery. Be reliable and 'have
reliable transportation. Clean driving
record and background check
required. Call Ben Miller 386-688-
7769

HOUSING COMPLEX MANAGER
SUWANNEE FARMS,

Generous Salary plus incentive
share profits, housing and other
benefit package options.

MUST BE BILINGUAL, mature
and able.to rhanage work force,
stable, healthy, drug free. and
industrious. Carpentry, plumbing
appliance ,and. elecircal skills a
plus ..

Contact Suwannee Farms OhIce
386-776-2946 to set up interview.

Drug Free Workplace / EOE


IN HOME COMPANION for partially
disabled veteran. We have an
immediate need for a part time
companion to spend time with my
father who is 58. Due to a motorcycle
accident he must remain seated and
has lost the ability to clearly
articulate his thoughts. We are
looking for' a dependable and
trustworthy -* male, military
background a plus. My father is a
Vietnam vet and this connection
would mean a lot to him.
Requirements: Submit to background
check, in home health care exp. a
plus. Located in Live Oak, FL. Rate is
$15.00 $18.00 hr. 10-20+ hrs. per
week. Call 619-962-6829 or email
tracys126@yahoo.com
INDUSTRIAL
New to Lake City or Live Oak? Tired
of looking for work on your own?
Various positions available/All Shifts,
Must be able to lift up to 701lbs.
Please call 386-755-1991 for appt
Drug Screens & Backgrd check req.
Journeyman Lineman








SVEC SERVICES, INC.
Subsidiary of Suwannee Valley
Electric Cooperative, Inc.

JOURNEYMAN LINEMAN

SVEC Services, Inc. is now
accepting applications for a
Journeyman Lineman Position. Job
requires a minimum of three years
of line experience, underground
arid overhead and CDL License:
Prior experience in an electric
utility or related field is helpful.

Applications are available at the
SVEC Services, Inc. Office, 11340
100th Street, Live Oak. FL during
regular office hours (8 am 4:30
pm). Deadline for receiving
applications is December 22, 2006.
SVEC SERVICES, INC.
IS AN EQUAL
OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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KEN'S BBQ LIVE OAK
NOW HIRING full time servers and
cashiers. Apply in person anyi.me
EXCEPT 11 am to 1 pm No:, phone
calls please.

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LICENSED MENTAL
HEALTH COUNSELOR
Full/Part time: Competitive salary,,
Benefits available for full time. Send
Resume to AMH Counseling, PO
Box 535, Live Oak, FL 32064

.Maintenance
HELP WANTED maintenance m-, n
winh knowledge 'i piumoing. el"ciric
and carpentry. Tools required.
Transportation a must. Drug free
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CLASS-A CDL DRIVERS- Now Hiring OTR & Local
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DRIVER: YOU WANT IT, WE HAVE IT! Solo, teams,
owner operators, company drivers, students, recent grads,
regional, dedicated, long haul. Van, flatbed. Must be 21.
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OTR drivers deserve mpre pay and more hometime! $.38/
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Instruction


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Lots & Acreage


PRICED TO SELL. Reduced 40 Acres @ $5500/ac.
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Miscellaneous


DIVORCE$275-$350*COVERS children, etc. Only one
signature required! *Excludes govt. fees! Call weekdays
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Established 1977.

ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from Home. *Medical,
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qualified. Call (866)858-2121
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AIRLINES ARE HIRING TrainforhighpayingAviation
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if qualified Job placement assistance. CALL Aviation
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WOLFF TANNING BEDS Buy Direct and Save! Full
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RealEstate

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Cherokee Mountain Realty GMAC Real Estate, Murphy.
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5868.


medical
-GREAT NURSES
WANTED

RN Opportunities
MED/SURG
PEDIATRICS
PER DIEM POOL
Full time, part time, per diem

For more information contact
Human Resources at
386-754-8147
Apply in person at:
368 NE Franklin St.,
Lake City, Florida 32055

visit our web site at
www.shands.org
EOE, M/F/D/V
Drug Free Workplace

HANDS
LAKESHORE

Want To Work in N. Florida?
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Live Oak, Suwannee County, FL
Due to growth we have new
employment opportunities in our
modern poultry operations.

*Examples of available jobs:
Deboner: $9.46
Packers: $8.91
Warehouse: $9.26
Night Sanitation: $9.26
Live Hangers: $11.40
Maintenance: $9.20-$14.00
*Includes Perfect Attendance
Bonus of $1.05/hour

Successful candidates must be
able to perform the. essential
functions of the job with or without
accommodaiic.ns. and be legally
authorized to work. Will train,
Overtime work available daily and
weekend. Medical and life
insurance,, dental, vision and
prescription drug programs, paid
vacations, paid holidays, credit
union and more.

Apply Now!!!
Gold Kist Inc.
19740 US Hwy 90W.
Live Oak, Florida 32060
English 386-208-0205
Espanol 386-208-0190
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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LOCATIONS:
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Ranches, LLC. (888)541-5263.

NORTHCAROLINA-BEAUTIFULBLUERIDGEMoun-
tainViews.'3;2AcreMountainEstate.Heavily Wooded with
Stream. EZ Financing- $29,900. (800)23.0-6380, ext.620.

TENNESSEE Affordable lake & mountain properties.
Low property taxes. No state income tax Four seasons-
Southemrn-hospitality. For more info Call Lakeside Realty
(888)291-5253 www.lakesiderealty-tn.comni

NC MOUNTAINS Log Cabinshell onmountaintop, view,
trees, waterfall & large public lake nearby, paved private
access, gated community,$139,500 (866)789-8535.

CoastalGeorgia-New,Pre-ConstructionGolfCommunity.
Large lots & condos w/deepwater, marsh, golf, nature views.
Gated, Golf, Fitness Center, Tennis, Trails,Docks. $70k's-
$300k.(877)266-7376 www.coopersnoint.com.

NCGated Lakefront Community. Pleasantlymildclimate
1.5acres,90 milesofshoreline.Neverofferedbeforewith20%
pre-development discounts, 90% financing. Call (800)709-
5253.

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS 3.5 acres on the
headwaters ofValley River! Drive&housepadcleared.1High
elevation.$119,500. valleytownrealty@verizon.net(800)632-
2212vallevtownrealtv.com

TAXDEEDTITLE INSURANCE WITHOUT A QUIET
TITLEACTIONFASTER&CHEAPERDaveSchumacher,
President, Tax Title Services (949)798-1180
www.taxtifleservices.com

Steel Buildings

STEEL BUILDINGS. Factory Deals. Save $$$. 40 x 60'
to 100 x 200'. Ex: 50 x 100 x 12'= $3.60/sq ft. (800)658-
2885. www.rigidbuilding.com.

STEELBUILDINGSALE!...Hugesavings. Manufacturer
direct, 26 years. Withstand high wind and heavy snow.
Limited quantities. ForSPECIALS, call Pioneer. (800)668-
5422 orvisitwww.pioneersteel.com.






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(Week of December 18, 2006)


PARTTIMEYOUTH DIRECTOR
$200.00 per week. Send resume to
Personnel Committee at:
New Hope Baptist Church
6592 NW 48th St.
Jennings, FL 32053


PARTS HELPER NEEDED-
Computer exp. (Quickbooks),
understand parts breakdowns, be
able to operate forklift, etc. Send
resumes to PO Box 1300, Live Oak,
FL 32064 -
REGISTERED NURSE
LEADERSHIP MEDICAL ASSISTANT
Position in. 'Pediatric Office. Good
benefits, Wages, Days M-F Fax
Resume 386-755-4432
RN STAFF NURSE NEEDED
7am 7pm day shift
Full Time with :Benefits '
Suwannee H-ealih Care Center:
1620 E Helvension Sireet "
Live Oak, FL 32064
Or call Angela at 386-362-7860
EOE/D/V/M/F

FirstDay
ROAD MAINTENANCE WORKER II
The Suwannee County Public Works
Deparnrmen is currently recruiting for
a Road Mflainenance Worker II
position.. This position is full time
with benefits.
A person allocated in this position
will operate lawn mowers, various
trimming tools, tractors and related
equipment for the efficient clearing of
roadways. Will assist with bucket
truck, patch, truck and sign truck
operations including, traffic control.
Performs minor repairs, adjustments,
and maintenance on equipment. And
prepares records and reports on
work accomplished as well as other
duties as required..

Qualifications include partial high
school .education plus two years of
road maintenance experience; or, an
equivalent combination of training
and experience. Must possess a
valid Florida Drivers License.. Rate
of pay is $8.10 per hour.
Interested applicants are required to
submit a County application to the
Administrative Services Department,
224 Pine Avenue, Live Oak, Florida
32064, (386) 362-6869 no later than
5:00 p.m. December 27, 2006.
SSuccessful completion of a drug test
is a condition of employment.-
EEO/AA/V/D.'
SERVICE TECH NEEDED-Needs
electrical exp (3-phase), must be
able to read wiring diagrams & have
welding exp. Send resumes to PO
Box 1300, Live Oak, FL 32064


LPN NEEDED
7am 7pm and
7pm 7 am shift FT
With Benefits!
Suwannee Health Care Center
1620 E. Helvenston Street
Live Oak, FL 32064
EOE/D/V/M/F
386-362-7860


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Medical









We have immediate openings and
are seeking qualified applicants for
the following positions:

*Director Inpatient Services
BS required
3-5 yrs management exp. required

*RN
PACU/FT
OR/PRN
Med/Surg Nights/FT
IMC Nights/FT
ICU Nights/FT
ER/PRN

LPN
Med/Surg Nights/FT

Laboratory
Supervisor Phlebotomy

Patient Care Tech III
ER PRN

*Physical Therapist/FT

Financial Analyst
BS preferred
AA/AS required

Electrician/FT

*Ask About our sign-on bonus plan!

We -offer a generous benefit
package that includes health,
dental, life insurance, vision, stock
purchase plan, 401(k) retirement,
paid time off and many more!
EOE and Drug Free Work Place
For more information and to apply:
Call: (386)719-9020
Fax: (386)719-9028
Online: www.lakecitymedical.com


FirstDay
SUWANNEE MEDICAL PERSONNEL

CNA's
Needed for home visits. Must have
one year experience as a certified
CNA, reliable transportation and
pass our screening process.

LPN's
Needed to staff an in home pediatric
case in the Love Oak area. Must
have Trach. experience. Hours are
Mon.-Fri 8:00pm 6:00am

LPN's
Needed to staff in home pediatric
case in the Lake City area on
Saturday and Sunday 7:00am -
5:00pm.

Interested persons call
SUWANNEE MEDICAL PERSONNEL
at 386-755-1544, ask for
Martha or Beckie.

FirstDay
Suwannee Valley Nursing Center
Accepting applications for the
following positions:
Full time RN
Part Time LPN POSITION
Full Time CNA'S
(All Shifts and PRN positions).
427 N.W. 15th Ave. Jasper, Florida
32052. Please apply in person.
TRUCK DRIVER WANTED
w/CDL license to make local
deliveries & handle hardware, lumber
& building materials. Excellent
benefits such as profit sharing, 401K,
paid vacation, etc. W.B.Howland Co.,
Inc., PC Box 700, Live Oak, FL
32064. (386) 362-1235.






TRANSPORTATION

Autos for Sale

FirstDay
BUICK 1994 SEDAN Excellent
condition. One owner car, well
maintained. $1,500.00 Call 386-658-
3352

CHEVY MONTE CARLO 1999, good
running condition. Gold with tinted
windows. Asking 2500.00 Call 386-
590-9266 or 590-9267

FirstDay:
CONVERT.' MUSTANG 1999 95,000
miles, maroon, black top.
Great Condition! $6,999.00 Call 386-
590-6961


FirstDay
LINCOLN TOWN CAR, 1996
Signature Edition, 118.000 miles,
loaded, new engine al 69 000 miles.
new tires. rroudii AC,;,runs great
$4995 00 OBO. 386-590-4045 or
362-54-1 4.

FirstDay
MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS LS,
1994. Very good condition, garage
kept, leather, A/C, 'auto,- 88,000
miles. $3,100.00 OBO call 386-623-
7336.

Trucks for Sale
CEDAR'CREEK 2000,5TH WHEEL
29ft. with slide. Fully contained
basement model, good condition and
new tires. $12,000.00 OBO Call 386-
842-5493
FOR SALE 2001 FORD RANGER
XLT Fully equipped, 1 owner. Call
.386-330-2502

Utility
FirstDay
TRAVEL TRAILER 24' 9", 1992
Sunline. In good condition. $4,000.00
Call 386-776-1442 or 386-590-3106
UTILITY TRAILER built from 8' pick
up bed with lights, spare tire and
safety chains. $300.00 cash. Live
Oak Call 352-978-0589

Vans for Sale
DODGE '94 CARGO VAN with
shelving, V6 top end rebuilt, new
radiator, starter, good gas mileage'.
$1800.00 OBQ Must Sell. Call 386-
776-1772 .or 386-984-6961 Runs
Good!


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PLACE AN AD, CALL


(386) 362-1734. DEADLINE IS FRIDAY AT 2:8


ABBEY MINI STORAGE
All New Units
5X15 5X20 10X15 10X20 15X20
Units located at 607 Goldkist Blvd.
Rental Office: 121 Van Buren St., Live Oak

364-53008



DUNCAN TIRE & AUTO
"Complete One Stop Service For Your Vehicle "
Alignment Specialists

24 HOUR TOWING
&.362-4743 1-888-362-2568
US 129 North @ Hamilton Ave.
LEN A. DUNCAN




LEWIS WALKER ROOFING INC.
'AFFORDABLE QUALITY'"
:.FREE -
'-- .EXTENDED .- -
ROOF \VARRINTY REPAIRS
Rl-ROOI lI f Hi,,'ff .'.i f, .
MET~I .*sHIN( L[s LICENSED & ILL t"ll -,
"THE BEST POSSIBLE ROOF ATTHE BEST POSSIBLE PRICE"
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SMetal Roofing
9$9 $ $$ SAVE $ $ $ $ $
Quality Metal Roofing & Accessories At Discouni Prices!!
S3' ide galvalume Cut to our desired lengths!
3' Wide painted *Delivery Service Available"
2' wide 5-v Ash bout steel buildings
Gulf Coast Supply & Mfg. Inc.
CALL TOLL FREE 1-888-393-0335


Stay on Top of all your Tree
Trimming & Removal Needs with
*--



ON TOP TREE SERVICE
Licensed & Insured


Rodney


386-623-0298


LIVE OiAK
MINI STORAGE
* 5x15 5x20 10x15 10x20
CLIMATE CONTROLLED STORAGE
5x5 5x10 10x10 10x20
Units located on Gold Kist Road
Rental Office: 121 Van Buren St.. Live Oak 364-6626



ONE CALL DOES IT ALL
., k *- -ForYour
.1' David HOME
McLaugllin Improvements & Repairs
Remodeling & Renovations
386-963-1391
Licensed & Insured
A Division oi
KARDAV ENTERPRISES, INC. FEi 061720200


.U :. u .. :,u :. .. .. # : e t , CHIMNEY SWEEPS OF AMERICA
',_] "GREASEBUSTERS"
g "Restaurant Hood Exhaust Cleanin
*. Since 1a9


-.. -rs


WE BUILD

DECKS &

PORCHES
Fully Licensed & Insured
386-209-1073


Stump Grinding


Jim Sellers 386-776-2522


yoL do the fiLLlo., we'LL do the haoLka,!
N. FL. WASTE
SOLUTIONS
Roll off Residential
container j And
rental Conunercial
Call us today! 386-935-1685 or
Email to- nflh asteia atlanuic.net


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):'.ir S-r, t.:c aid Repair Specthi l
Drigger's Heating,
Air Conditioning
and Refrigeration
Residential and Commercial
3 E ergreen A'e. 13861 364-5734
e Oak, FL 32064 Clark Driggers. Owner
;-.-c.nse r i n .. -. pw'o4u


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"4 GENERATIONS OF EXPERIENCE"
24 HR. EMERGENCY PUMP SERVICE


Well Drilling
Ft. St. Lic. #2630O


Handymanl HOWARD
SEPTIC TANK SERVICE, INC.
NO JOB TOO SMALL R.L. Chauncey AEROBIC SYSTEMS
ALL WORK GUARANTEED 386) 29-1073 PUMP OUT SERVICES
11 Ft PUMP OUT SERVICE


" Windows & Doors
" Garage Doois
" Fences
" Tile
* Cabinets
* Yard Work
* Pel Doors


* Prelab Carports
* Porches
* Vinyl Siding
* Ceiling Tiles
* Mobile Home
Skirting
* Outdoor Storage


PRE CAST SEPTIC TANKS
DRAIN FIELDS RELAID
"BIGGER PORTABLE REST ROOMS"
n.rr-.:. FL ''C". (386) 935-1518
www.howardandsonsseptic.com


Office (386) 364-5045
Mobile (386) 362-9178
Michael Guenther. ..,


Interior
Exterior
Drywall
Wallpaper
Licensed
Insured
Pressure
Cleaning
Site
Clean
Up


E-LIMB-INATORS, INC.
Complete Tree Service
licensed & Insured
Owner:-
Keith & Glenda Hudson
21653 W. Shekinah Place -
O'Bien. FL. 3071 I
Phone 386-935-1993
Fa 386-935-3321 -'

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Wakcs Glass CompanY', Inc.
28 SEU 6-) CIO vu*LaFk e n Ia iH fl, `'a1-


Wailto Lee


Serving Suwannee
and Lafayette
Counties


386-365-8995
386-754-2580


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CARROLL

CONCRETE
Curbing Gutters Monolithic Slabs
Patios Driveways & Sidewalks
Commercial & Residential
DOT Certified & Insured
Rt.2 Box 166 Q8 9 15
Jennings, FL 32053 3 38 1


Drywall Hang, Finish;
Textures;
Plaster & Stucco
Repairs;
Interior & Exterior
Painting
386-752-2412


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BOOKKEEPING & BUSINESS SERVICES
Phone (386) 963-1391
Mhook.o alli.net
SImSON Or hRD ENILRLImsrs,S. Im.
k.A.SILIAL ACCOUNT I"
BOOKKEEPING & ACCOUNTING SERVICES FOR
SMALL & MEDIUM BUSINESSES
MONTHLY REPORTING
STATE & FEDERAL SALES & PAYROLL TAX RETURNS
STATE & FEDERAL BUSINESS RELATED INCOME TAX RETURNS
CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY EXEMPT CARD HELP


LAKEWOOD
APARTMENTS
IN LIVE OAK

Quiet country living 2 bedroom duplex
Call 362-3110


Trees, Trimmed or Removed Firewood
Licensed & Insured Free Estimates

TREE WORK
Bucket Truck and CIlnbine

965-5026


Carpentry
SDecks
Rooling
SGullets &
Downspouls
*Playgrounds
* Lawn Caie


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P A.I E L '- W [ .I' "I I IP EI IF IT '-.
WE ARE THE MANUFACTURER
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232 SE INDUSTRIAL PARK CIR,
Mayo, FL 32066
386-294-1720
25 to 30 Years Metal Finish Warranty


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Gift of helping makes for a happy holiday


Diego and Celeste help dad Sergio wash and dry the car using inexpensive products that also make great holiday stocking stu


By, Nicole Duarte .
With every holiday season
comes the challenge of
finding the perfect gifts for
your loved ones.
Finding a gift for dad can


be difficult, and for mom, it
can be'a challenge to help
the kids find an inexpensive
gift that they can give to
dad. It's got to be practical
and something he doesn't


NFCC parking decals for day students
North Florida Community College will issue free parking
decals to day students Jan. 3-12, 2007 in an effort to allevi-
ate parking congestion on the Madison campus during the
hours of 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Requirements: NFCC ID, driver's li-
cense, license tag number and description of car. Campus
security will issue warnings beginning Monday, Jan. 8 and
tickets beginning Monday, Jan. 22. Info: Claudette Alexan-
der, 850-973-9429.


already have let's face it,
he really doesn't need any
more neckties he won't wear
or another sweater that goes
into the closet until the next
holiday season.


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Call for appointment!
Thru Jan. 31, 2007
Flu vaccine at Suwannee County

Health Department
Flu vaccine is available at Suwannee County Health Department in Live Oak and
Branford for anyone from age six months and older. Vaccine for anyone through age
18 is free of charge. Adult vaccine is $20 per dose and is covered by Medicare Flu
vaccine is available in Live Oak from 8-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m., Monday-Friday and at
the Branford'clinic from 8-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. on Fridays. An appointment is pre-
ferred. Info: 386-362-2708 in Live Oak and 386-935-1133 in Branford.




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I don't know if you heard
this from your parents, but
mine always told me that the
best gifts are gifts that are
really personal: When I was
younger, they loved the
cards I made them; as I got
older, they really valued
gifts that took some effort
and thought on my part. It
took me a long time to
figure out that the, best gifts
come from the heart and
exhibit kindness in action,
like the gift of helping.'
This year, families will
no doubt be looking for gift
ideas that combine the best
of all options: inexpensive
gifts that the kids can afford
(and won't break the bank
for mom, either), that are.
useful, the family car enjoy
together, and get the kids
involved helping dad.
Diego and Celeste would
like to do something nice
for their dad, Sergio, as
well as spend time with
him. So they've decided to
give him The Absorber,
along with handmade,
personalized "car wash gift
certificates" they'll all


wash dad's car together and
then use The Absorber to
dry it.
Getting everyone involved
and working together helps
turn the chore of washing a
car into something fun.
Sergio and Diego take on
wash and rinse duties, then
quickly dry. the car like pros.
With its unique pore
structure that acts like a ,
moisture magnet, The
'Absorber picks up more
water than any other drying
cloth, without leaving any
lint behind. It's also softer
on paint surfaces than a
towel or chamois, so dad
won't worry about scratches
or stripping off the wax.
Diego and Celeste think
that their dad will also like
all the different ways he can
use The Absorber, too: It's.
great for sopping up those
inevitable holiday spills in
the kitchen and for drying
off their dog after abath.
Sergio, who lives in
southern California, can also
use it as a towel after early
morning surfing. Knowing
most dads, they'll find a few
more clever uses of their
own.
The product is easy to
wring out, just a light twist
and it goes back to 100
percent drying capability, so
you don't have loads of wet
towels to wash. It's also
reusable, long-lasting and
easy to store in a convenient
plastic storage tube.
Mom helped the kids
understand that cars require
frequent cleaning to protect


the paint finish from
oxidation, acid rain, bugs
and other debris, so they
plan on having "family fun
washes" throughout the
year.
For touching up in
between washes, though,
there's a handy little
stocking stuffer called The
Glosser a disposable,
wax-filled microfiber wipe
that removes surface dirt,
applies, wax, and enhances
shine without scratching the
vehicle's finish. It's so easy
to use, you don't even have
to uncoil the garden hose, so
kids of almost any age, like
four-year-old Celeste, can
help dad keep his car
looking great all year long.
The Glosser comes in a
resealable package that fits
nicely in the glove box or
under the car seat so mom
and dad can use it, too,
when they're on the road or
picking up someone special.
To be sure that the interior
of the car doesn't suffer
from neglect, throw in The
Dash Gear cleaning towel.
Designed specifically for
instrument panels and
electronics, it is constructed
of an ultra-fine microfiber
that lifts dust, dirt, and
grime without scratching
surfaces or requiring liquid
cleaners.
These items make
excellent stocking stuffers
- all are inexpensive and
easy to find. For more
information, call CleanTools
at (800) 654-3933.


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4. Awe-inspiring

5. Evergreen

8. To wave down


1. Santa's reindeer

2. Another name for Santa

3. Sign of the season

6. Christmas color

7. Santa's helper


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TAKES POSSES-
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LOUISIANA
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CLUES ACROSS
1. War gear (slang)
5. Engine additive
8. Optimistic market
12. Third-dimensional
13. Iraq (Dutch)
15. Continent
16. Acid
17. Filippo _, Saint
18. Second letter of the
Hebrew alphabet
19. Deliberate
subversion
21. One who presents a
bond for payment
23. A leaf attached
directly by the base
24. Basic, one two three
25..Term of address to a
boy
26; Nut covering the end
of a bolt
27. Patti Hearst's captors
30. Bearded reddish
sheep
34. Seated
35. Cain and
36. Pisces or Leo
40. Slang for requests
41. Caviar
42. Turkish tour
specialists .
43. Volcanic mountain in
Japan
44. Digital tape recording
of sound
45. Compass point
between north and
northeast
47. The length of time


someone has lived
48. Membrane that
vibrates
.3. African hunting
expedition
57. Have a barrier
between
58. Guilty or not guilty
59. Major news story
61. Japanese socks
62. Mormon state
63. A British peer
ranking
64. Narrative poems
65. Decays
66. Something that links
67. Scottish Ecological
Design Assoc.
CLUES DOWN
1. Naval battle 474 BC
2. Hebrew for barleys
3. Son of Zeus
4. Fouquieria
splendens.
5; Lightly burnt
6. A figure that
branches from a single
root
7. Standard strokes per
hole
8. Cake soaked in rum
& syrup
9. Exploiter
10. Having relatively few
calories
11. Bert _, Oz Lion
12. Mama rock
singer
14. Collective farm


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22. Records the heart's,
electrical currents
24 mon hamertoni
27. Invests in little
enterprises
28. Wife of Jacob
29. zar: Moorish
Palace
30. Approves food
31. Jacob _, American
journalist
32. Southeast Nigeria
people
33. _el Adams:
photographer
34. The woman
35. USDoD
programming language
37. Having little tensile
strength
38. Lug
39. Runs machinery
44. 1776 female
descendants
45. Sewing implement
46. Short sleep
49. Window covering
50. Extremely violent
51. City on Mohawk river
52. Military dining room
53. Boot attachment
54. Highest adult male
singing voice
55. A notable
achievement
56. Expresses pleasure
57. Dress in India
60. Take in solid food


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Christmas Crossword


English: MERRY


Spanish: FELIZ


Italian: ALLEGRO


French: JOYEUX


German: FROHLICH


PICTURE?


Can you guess what
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