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The Mayo free press

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The Mayo free press
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Mayo free press (Mayo, Fla. 1958)
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Mayo, FL
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Mayo Free Press, Myra Regan - Publisher
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United States -- Florida -- Lafayette -- Mayo
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Vol. 70, no. 27 (June 20, 1958)-

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www.nflaonline.com SEE DREAMS, PAGE 10A SEE JAM, PAGE 10A 866-246-0455 rountreemoorechevrolet.com Your Hometown Chevy DealerJeff Mosley 77287-1 ELECTION 2018 ELECTION 2018 rfntbbtt nb bttbtbtb ntbnttbnbtnb ttbbbb btnbtbt trrf LIVE OAK Country fans favorite county music festival is set to com mence and it promises to be great. The 2018 Suwannee River Jam, the Souths Country Music and Camping Festival, present ed by S & S Food Stores and Budweiser, runs Wednesday through Saturday. The 28th annual Jam edition is held on the banks of the historic Suwannee Riv er at the internationally famous Spirit of the Su wannee Music Park. Country Music Hall of Fame Inductee Alan Jackson will headline the r tbttr Jam along with coun try greats Josh Turner, LOCASH, Tyler Farr, Easton Corbin, Rodney Atkins, Kentucky Head hunters, Pam Tillis, The LACS, comedians/ performers Williams and Ree, Texas country artist Cody Johnson and Nashville artist Julia Cole. The music and excite ment gets underway at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday night in the Music Hall! Doors open at 6 p.m. Regional artists will take the stage for an opening night to remember lled with spectacular performances and country music from regional artists. The Daisy Duke Com petition will also begin Wednesday evening with SoulShine Band closing out the evening jamie.wachter@ganews.com LIVE OAK Prior to taking the stage at the Su wannee River Jam Audition nals April 13 at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, Branfords Sadie Miller got one last piece of encouragement. My brother told me I better make it or else be cause he wants to see Alan Jackson perform, Miller said laughing, adding later that she is also pretty ex cited about getting to see Jackson. One of my biggest dreams rfnrtbtbtbtbbbt brbnrbbbb nbbtb nrtbtbt brtbt b tb t tbbt rfnt r t btbt bnb t bb b MAYO I would like to take this opportunity to intro duce myself and inform the people of Lafayette County on my intentions to run for County Commissioner of District 2. My primary goal in this cam paign, and if elected, is make every attempt toward making our great County even better, as well helping voice any ideas or concerns from the community. Thank you and I look forward to the trail ahead. James Brad Knight (NPA) Knight running for BOCC seat Thursday May 3, 2018 Mayo Free Press bbtbtbb nt ttbt br t GAINESVILLE The Lafayette FFA middle school and high school teams both placed in the top ve at the 2018 Florida FFA Meats Evaluation State Fi nals. The nals took place April 21 at the University of Floridas Meats Laboratory in Gainesville. The Meats Evaluation Career Devel opment Event is designed to stimulate learning activities related to the process ing of beef, pork and lamb carcasses, including retail cut identication and factors affecting meat quality. The CDE included an evaluation practicum of placing classes, beef quality and yield grades, value-based pricing, and ques tions classes, an identication practicum of retail cut identication, and a problem solving practicum of meat formulation problem. The middle school team placed third. The middle school team members were Leyton Crow, Daniela Camarillo, Seth Greaves and Jack Peterson. The high school team placed fourth. The high school team members were Ainsley Peterson, Hailey Peterson and Makenzie Greaves. The chapter appreciates Brenda Peter son for coaching both teams. The teams also appreciate Mayo Thriftway for al lowing them to practice. The top ve middle school teams were Buffalo Creek, Turkey Creek, Lafayette, Barrington and Randall. The top ve high school teams were Okeechobee, North Marion, University, Lafayette and Newsome. FFA Meats Evaluation teams nish in the top ve bbtbbbbbtbbb tbbbrbtbbb btrbtrrbbbbbbb tbtnbbbrbb

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MAY 2 & 3, 2018 Advertising Manager, Monja Slater ext. 105 Sr. Advertising Representative, Bill Regan, ext. 150 Advertising Representative,Ashley Hingson, ext. 103 Advertising Representative,Samantha Smith, ext. 141 Classified/Legal, Louise Sheddan ext. 102 Telesales Ad Representative, Ninan Rogers, ext. 109The Suwannee Democrat, ublished Wednesday and Friday. Periodicals postage paid at Live Oak, FL 32064. Business located at 521 Demorest St. SE, Live Oak, FL. Publication number 530180. The Jasper News, published every Thursday. Periodicals postage paid at Live Oak, FL 32064. Business locat ed at 521 Demorest St. SE, Live Oak, FL. USPS #755-980. The Mayo Free Press, published every Thursday. Periodicals postage paid at Live Oak, FL 32064. Business locat ed at 521 Demorest St. SE, Live Oak, FL. USPS #334-600. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Suwannee Democrat, Jasper News or Mayo Free Press, PO Box 370, Live Oak, FL 32064. Subscribe online at www. suwanneedemocrat.com.Letters, comments and opinions on the Opinion page are not necessarily those of the management/ownership of the Suwannee Democrat, The Jasper News and the Mayo Free Press.LETTERS TO THE EDITORLetters may be mailed, faxed or emailed to our office. All letters are read. Not all letters are published. Letters may be edited to fit available space. The editor should not alter the writers point of view. Well written letters require less editing. Keep it to the point, an ideal range is 150 to 200 words. Please include your name, address and day and evening phone numbers for verification. Letters MUST be signed. Letters to the editor can be limited to one letter per quarter per individual. Suwannee Democrat The Jasper News Mayo Free Press HOW TO REACH US Switchboard, 386-362-1734 Fax, 386-364-5578 Email, nf.editorial@gaflnews.com Mail, P.O. Box 370 Live Oak, FL 32064 Office, 521 Demorest St. SE Publisher, Jeff Masters jmasters@cnhi.com General Manager, Monja Slater ext. 105 CONTACT US WITH YOUR COMMENTSIf you have any questions or concerns, call us at 386-362-1734 or visit our Website at www.suwanneedemocrat.com NEWSROOM Editor, Jamie Wachter ext. 131 Reporter, Jessie Box ext. 130 Reporter, Alexis Spoehr ext. 108 Sports, Mike Jones ext. 133 ADVERTISING Suwannee Democrat Circulation Subscription Rates, In-county, $35 Out-of-county, $50 Jasper News Circulation Subscription Rates, In-county, $18 Out-of-county, $26 Mayo Free Press Circulation Subscription Rates, In-county, $18 Out-of-county, $26 OFFICE HOURS Open Monday Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CIRCULATION RANT & RAVE HOTLINEHeres your chance to tell everyone what you think! Callers may dial 208-8314 and leave a message to express their thoughts, good or bad, 24/7 about issues and politics, but not about private indi viduals or businesses. If you prefer, you may email your comments to jamie. wachter@gaflnews.com. Your name is not required, but you must adhere to no more than 200 words. Rant & Rave only publishes in the weekend Suwannee Democrat. SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 2A Suwannee Democrat prints the entire arrest record each week. If your name appears here and you are later found not guilty or the charges are dropped, we will be happy to make note of this in the news paper when judicial proof is presented to us by you or the authorities. The following abbreviations are used below: SCSO-Suwannee County Sheriffs Of ce LOPD-Live Oak Police Department FDLE-Florida Department of Law En forcement FHP-Florida Highway Patrol FWC-Florida Wildlife Commission DOT-Department of Transportation OALE-Ofce of Agricultural Law En forcement P & P-Probation and Parole USMS-US Marshals Service ATF-Department of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms DOC-Department of Corrections April 26, Jo Ellen Fuette, 44, 4370 280th St., Branford, FL, Possession of Controlled Substance W/O Prescription, Simple Battery on LEO/EMT/Fire, Resist ing Arrest With Violence: SCSO-Henry April 26, Zachary John Moss, 33, 8 East Drive, Muncie, IN, Probation Violation: SCSO-Falgout April 26, Derek James Platt, 31, 22161 122nd St., Live Oak, FL, Cocaine Posses sion: LOPD-Chauncey April 27, Dorothy Kau Karsmizki, 37, 4800 NE 65th St., Bell, FL, Probation Violation, Resisting Arrest Without Vio lence, DWLS/R: LOPD-Parisi April 27, Penny Danielle Ratliff, 39, 1600 Helvenston St., Live Oak, FL, Pro bation Violation: SCSO-Kastor April 27, Evgeny Konstanton Ageev, 19, 9211 CR 136, Live Oak, FL, Retail Theft-Shoplifting: SCSO-Durr April 27, DAndre Vanshon Anderson, 22, 828 SW 63rd Terrace, Gainesville, FL, Probation Violation: SCSO-Hunter April 27, David Lloyd Brandes, 40, 1111 NW 2nd St., Live Oak, FL, DWLS/R: LOPD-MacFadden April 27, Jose Alejandro Vargas, 18, 1407 Duval St., Live Oak, FL, Simple Battery: LOPD-Nicholson April 29, Calvin Lavon Hart, 32, 1733 Long St., Live Oak, FL, Burglary: LOPD-MacFadden April 29, Lysa Marie Causey, 23, Pos session of Controlled Substance W/O Prescription, Marijuana Possession, Drug Equipment Possession: LOPD-MacFad den Suwannee County Arrest Record 78348-1 We Strive to See You Today or Tomorrow! to this growing issue. Wear Your Shirt Today!! Help bring73372-1 The Suwannee Democrat sponsors are pleased to present Dont Be A Bully Be A Bulldog T-Shirts! T-Shirts available for purchase at the Suwannee Democrat 521 SE Demorest St., Live Oak. Only $12.00 (available in Adult Sizes S-XL) *while supplies last* Childrens sizes can be ordered upon request. Proceeds to benet Newspaper In Education (NIE). NIE program builds readership and reading skills in students. For More Information or to place an order call Ashley Hingson at 386-590-0348 or email $ 699 $ 699 $ 699 Your Choice! 77274Editors note: The Jasper News prints the entire arrest record. If your name appears here and you are later found not guilty or the charges are dropped, we will be happy to make note of this in the newspaper when judicial proof is presented to us by you or the authorities. The following abbrevi ations are used below: DAC Department of Agriculture Commission DOA Department of Agriculture DOT Department of Transportation FDLE Florida Depart ment of Law Enforcement FHP Florida Highway Patrol FWC Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission HCDTF Hamilton County Drug Task Force HCSO Hamilton County Sheriffs Ofce ICE Immigration and Custom Enforcement JAPD Jasper Police Department JNPD Jennings Police Department OALE Ofce of Agri cultural Law Enforcement P&P Probation and Parole SCSO Suwannee County Sheriffs Ofce WSPD White Springs Police Department Apr. 21, Christopher Kyle Williams, 19, 6157 SE Highway 41 Jasper, Fla., poss. methamphet amine, poss. or use nar cotic equip.: HCSO Apr. 21, Odiria Shaya Biggins, 28, 6231 BW 1st Court Miami, Fla., larc. more than $20,000 less than $100,000, poss. of controlled substance: HCSO Apr. 21, Chiria Nacole Wiggins, 35, 2511 Britta ny Park Cove Ellenwood, Ga., MDMA sell/MFG/ del/poss. with intent to sell ecstasy: HCSO Apr. 21, Nicole Dawn Young, 24, 105 Argyle Gate Loop Road Dundee, Fla., out of county war rant: JNPD Apr. 22, Frank Julian Brady, 50, W Tower Road Live Oak, Fla., damage prop-crim. misch. $1,000 or more, burgl. unoccupied dwelling un armed, larc. petit third or subsq. offense, resist ofcer obstruct without violence: HCSO Apr. 25, Jesus Moc tezuma, 25, 350 Sand er Street Winder, Ga., DWLS knowingly, resist ofcer obstruct without violence: DOA Apr. 25, Sabrina Lynn Whitehead, 50, 3565 NE 116th Lane Jasper, Fla., FTA felony offense, bond surrender revocation, FTA for misdemeanor of fense, crimes against per son resist prop recovery retail merchant or farmer, larc. petit 2nd offense: HCSO Apr. 26, Michael Jacob Parsons, 36, 1320 SO Brooks Road Muskegon, MI., DWLS knowingly, fail to stop at agriculture inspection station: DOA Apr. 26, Roberto Jesus Perez, 48, Hamilton CI Jasper, Fla., in for court: HCSOP Apr. 26, Mario Jimenez Sebastian, 32, criminal violation operate motor vehicle without valid license: HCSO Apr. 26, Lucaino Loza da Lopez, 24, 3763 NW 107th Ave. Jasper, Fla., criminal violation operate motor vehicle without valid license, simple as sault intent threat to do violence: HCSO Apr. 27, Jeremy Jason Holton, 39, 5818 SW 61st Ave Jasper, Fla., burgl. unoccupied struc ture unarmed, larc. the is $300 or more but less than $5,000, battery touch or strike, battery DV by strangulation: HCSO Apr. 27, Barbara Elaine Vickery, 39, 5818 SW 61st Ave. Jasper, Fla., burgl. unoccupied struc ture unarmed, larc. theft is $300 or more but less than $5,000: HCSO Apr. 27, Brandon Tyrone Dye, 33, 9971 SE 154th Ave. White Springs, Fla., poss. methamphetamine, poss. synthetic narcotic with intention to sell/MFG/ Deliver schedule I or II, larc. petit 2nd offense: WSPD Hamilton County Arrest Record The Suwannee Valley Transit Authority Board of Directors, will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, May 14, at 6 p.m. The location of this meeting is the SVTA Board Room, 1907 Voyles Street, SW, Live Oak, Florida 32064. You may contact the SVTA ofce at 386-362-5332 ext. 6329 or visit its website at www.ridesvta.com for a copy of the Agenda packet. Meeting of the SVTA board of directors

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MAY 2 & 3, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 3A T ravis Henr y, AAMS Financial Advisor 123 Howard Street Liv e Oak, FL 32064 386-364-1657 tra vis .henr y@edw ardjones .com www .edw ardjones .com rf rf fntb FINANCIAL FOCUS nrfr rb frrfrfr rrtfftrf ffrbf frf brf ff frfbrf tfftf fbtff rf rtf fb frfr brffr ftfft frf ftf rffrftnb fr rfrb trfb rf ft rf bfff fft ffb fftfb ff fffbtr fff fftbr frf nftt fbft ffffbnf frtf nrtb tf bffr fff frfffrbn rffrf fff tffb fb ttf ftff tfbnrf r tbrftt ff fffbf fffrb b fffrf tfb 73479-1 LIVE OAK The Live Oak Elks Lodge #1165 and the Suwannee County Sheriffs Ofce are teaming up for a Back the Blue fundrais er May 11. The Elks and SCSO will be serving $6 meals that day, beginning at 11 a.m., at the Elks Lodge, 415 E. Howard St. in Live Oak. The meals will include chicken and rice, green beans, coleslaw, bread and a dessert. Delivery is available for ve or more dinners to one location. The proceeds will go to help support the families of Sgt. Noel Ramirez and Deputy Taylor Lindsey, who were ambushed and tragically lost their lives in neighboring Gilchrist County. To pre-order dinners, please contact Kelly Putnel 386-590-3855 or Andy Hillhouse 386-2884212. Elks, SCSO raising funds for slain Gilchrist ofcers a plank? If you go to the gym or know a t ness instructor or trainer, have them show you a modied plank. For beginners, start with a mod ied plank with your arms bent and forearms on the mat underneath you and either on your knees or upper thighs. Pull your belly button toward your spine and try to hold the plank for 20 sec onds to start. When 20 seconds is no longer a challenge, hold the plank for longer periods of time. Remember your head is a natural extension of your spine so dont let it drop. As you progress, you can move onto your toes while still keeping your forearms on the mat. You CAN do it! Get up and get moving. Have an amazing week, To your health, Denise Denise Sanger is a certied tness instructor, Silver Sneakers Instructor, AMPD Kettlebell Instructor, licensed Zumba, STRONG by Zumba instruc tor, gentle ow yoga, teaches morn ing classes at Country Strong Health & Fitness. Denise may be reached at DeniseSanger.com, 386/292-6105 or denisesanger@gmail.com. Healthy Living Doctor said no more crunches About two months or so ago, may be longer, I injured my right hip and I have no idea how I did it. The last time I injured my hip, it was the left side and I knew exactly what caused it. This time, however, as far as I was aware, I did nothing to injure my hip. My farrier, Jack Andrews, arrived to take care of my rescue horses feet and saw me walking all gimpy to get the horses. He said Denise, you need to go see my chiropractor, Dr. Workman. He can x you right up. I kept thinking that it would work it self out if I was patient enough but alternating ice with heat along with Motrin wasnt solving the problem. So an appointment with Dr. Work man I made. When I walked in to the ofce, I was greeted by a big friendly dog along with oh youre not do ing so well, let me get you an ice pack. Both made me very happy while I was sitting waiting for my appointment time. Talked to the doctor about what was going on and that I had no clue how I injured my hip when he told me, it was probably lower cross syndrome. What I call it is I sit on my butt too much disease while working on my business and for my marketing clients. The many years I have spent sit ting in an ofce nally caught up with me. And as you cant out-exer cise a bad diet, you also cant out-ex ercise bad posture. The way I have been sitting has caused my pelvis to tilt which put additional stress on my hip-exors. So if you also sit a good part of the day, heres your sign GET UP AND WALK AROUND EVERY HOUR OR SO. Dr. Workman worked on my hip and lower back and also provided me with exercises to do at home. While chatting that I teach morning tness classes, he told me no crunches. No sit-ups? Why? Crunches of any type may use your hip exors and my hip exors needed rest. The alternative? Planks, planks and more planks. Your core runs from your shoul ders to your hips, front AND back. Planks are actually an amazing choice for core work because they target more of your muscle groups without stressing your back and hips. Planks keep your body naturally aligned ears above shoulders, hips above ankles. Sit-ups can force your spine into an unnatural position versus neutral spinal alignment in a plank. Please check with your doctor and get the okay to work on your core doing planks. How do you do Can you exercise your tummy if you dont do sit-ups? jessie.box@ganews.com LIVE OAK A jury found Corry Mency guilty on the lesser charge of manslaughter for the killing of his cellmate April 25. According to the Suwannee County Clerk of Court Ofce, Mency was sentenced to serve 15 years in prison. Mency was charged with rst-de gree murder for the death of his cellmate, Gerard Gabriel, at the Suwannee Correctional Institution on Oct. 21, 2015. According to court documents, a correctional ofcer overheard the inmates yelling and went to check on the cell. When the ofcer entered the cell, Mency said his roommate had suffered a seizure, the documents state. The ofcer found Gabriel lying on the bed covered by a blanket with blood on the wall near his head. Mency was removed from the cell and later told of cers that Gabriel had been sexually harassing him, the documents state. According to inmate testimony, around 6 a.m., one in mate heard a struggle and beating coming from Mencys cell. After a few minutes, he heard Mency call out for medical assistance about a seizure. The medical examiner reported Gabriels death was manual strangulation. The examiner also found bluntforce face and head trauma on the victim Mencys sentence will be served consecutively with his 2006 sentence of life in prison for carjacking. Mency sentenced to 15 years for death of cellmate rfntr

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MAY 2 & 3, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 4A Market Day& Village-WideYard Saleenjoy a scenic drive to western Suwannee County.Saturday, MAY 5, 20188:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.Spend the morning on the banks of the Suwannee River! Browse the vendors and shops at the Village Square. Visit the neighborhoods and browse the yard sales. And enjoy lunch at the Caf or Deli.Just 17 miles west of Live Oak off CR 136 & CR 250 Yard sale list available at the Village Lodge: 658-5200. 78069-1 78061-1 LIVE OAK Live Oak welcomes Nashville based Williamson Branch this weekend with three perfor mances at two venues. Williamson Branch is a family band that has been going strong for several years. Kevin Williamson has been in the bluegrass world for a long time and was recently nominated for Bluegrass Entertainer of the Year. Now, with his family band, he is the lone male in the outt, joined by his wife and three talented daughters, ages 19, 15 and 9. Each family member sings and plays a string instrument, while delighting audiences with their pitch-perfect har monies and energizing clog dancing. The rst two performanc es will be on Saturday, May 5, at 9:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. at Kids Day, sponsored by Early Childhood Matters at the Suwannee Coliseum. These shows will feature a ne-tuned variety of blue grass and country music, accentuated by world-class Appalachian clog dancing. This talented family will present a high-energy pro gram designed for kids, who will have a blast clapping and singing along to Kev ins catchy tunes. On Sunday, May 6, at 10:30 a.m., Williamson will lead the worship service at Live Oak Christian Church, located on U.S. Highway 129 N, next to Walts Live Oak Ford. The family will present an uplifting message from Gods word with a va riety of old and new hymns in a fresh and reverent man ner. This talented family gives the glory to God for their gifts and honors Him with their lives. As Pinecastle recording artists, the Williamsons ll every performance with memorable moments of love and laughter. In recent years audiences from Canada to the Cayman Islands, Maine to the Mexican border have thrilled to the soaring vocal harmonies and sparkling personalities of Williamson Branch. Williamson Branch to perform in Live Oak this weekend rfrnntbnf The National Association of Letter Carriers is celebrating the 26th anniversary of the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, the largest one-day food drive in the country. United Way and the AFL-CIO are proud to be founding partners of the initiative. Thanks to gen erous donors leaving food in or near their mailboxes since 1992, 1.5 billion pounds of food have been collected. Postmaster Chris Byrd, NALC Representative Amy Greene and Sup. Dale Ratliff will be coordinating the event for the Live Oak Post Ofce. Postmasters Brett Land of Bran ford, Sue Jones of McAlpin and OBrien and Rhoda Norton of Wellborn are coordinating for the outlying communities. Unit ed Way of Suwannee Valley coordinates the effort with the local post ofces and agencies which receive the contributed food. Ofcer in Charge Greg Taylor (Jasper) and Postmasters Ken Stakich (Jennings) and Veronica Chesser (White Springs) are co ordinating the event for the Ham ilton County post ofces. Postmaster Patti Ferreira is co ordinating the event for the Mayo Post Ofce. At least six days a week, letter carriers see rsthand the needs of the communities they work in, NALC President Fredric Rolan do said in a release. And were privileged to be able to help those in need while leading an effort that brings out the best in so many Americans. Postmasters Byrd, Stakich and Ferreira encourage postal customers to leave a sturdy bag containing non-perishable food such as canned soup, vegetables, meats and sh, pasta, rice or ce real next to their mail box before the regular delivery on Saturday. That includes canned tuna or chicken as well as canned stews, boxed meals and peanut butter. Glass and perishable items should not be included. The Live Oak Post Ofce letter carriers and rural route carriers in surrounding communities in Suwannee County hauled in food totaling nearly 10,000 pounds from their customers residences to the loading docks of the post ofces last year. The partici pating agencies include Christ Central Ministries, First Baptist Church, Love INC, Melody Christian Church, Vivid Visions and The Arc North Florida. The Jasper Post Ofce letter carriers and rural route carriers in surrounding communities in Hamilton County hauled in food totaling nearly 1,500 pounds from their customers residences to the loading docks of the post ofces last year. Food collected is distributed to local food pan tries. The Mayo Ofce letter car riers and rural route carriers in surrounding communities in Lafayette County hauled in food totaling nearly 1,100 pounds from their customers residenc es to the loading docks of the post ofces last year. The food pantries participating include the Alton Church of God and Seven Gables. United Way of Suwannee Val ley is a community impact and fundraising organization which, utilizing volunteers on all levels, advances the common good by identifying unmet community needs and seeking to alleviate those needs through United Way of Suwannee Valley initiatives and the funding of 23 afliated health and human service agen cies. Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive set for May 12

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I went to my rst live roller derby bout, and I think it will take me at least two more bouts to gure out exactly what was going on. I drove to the Skating Palace Fam ily Fun Center in Lake City right around the starting time of 5 p.m. It was about as crowded as it would have been when my kids have had birthday parties there. There was a crew setting up lines on the interior of the rink that would be used for the at track roller derby match between the Lake City Hunnies and the Jacksonville J-Villains. We all stood up for the singing of the national anthem and then the mayhem started. The announcer tried to explain what was going on to the crowd. Each team has some blockers on the rink and each team has one jammer. The blockers try and keep the opposing teams jammer from going around the track while simultane ously trying to help their teams jammer get around the track. The jammers score points by breaking through the line of blockers, then they skate around the rink un til they reach the blockers again and repeat the process. There were referees inside and outside of the track, and everyone on the oor wore helmets. Those helmets were needed almost as soon as the bout began. Some of the collisions were brutal and many of the players ended up on the oor. Each player and referee has a derby name. Imagine how much fun the announcer had describing the collision between Na choFriend and PrincessUnikitty with Keelbassa ofci ating. The Jacksonville J-Villains scored the rst points of the match, but it was not long before the Lake City Hunnies took the lead. At one point, DeviantBehavior collided with AquaHolic and DeviantBehavior ended up on the oor. At halftime, the score was Jacksonville 56 and Lake City 110. The bout was like a combination of hockey and foot ball with a little pro wresting thrown in. Many of the brutal collisions were deemed legal by the referees, and some of the things that were penalized looked minor. A player who incurred a penalty had to sit in the penalty box on the edge of the rink. I didnt understand some of the penalties, but I have been watching football for many years and I still dont understand some of those penalties either. I wish the skating palace had elevated seating so that spectators could get a better view of the action that occurs on the opposite side of the rink from where you are sitting. After the Lake City Hunnies victory, I had a chance to talk with some of the skaters at the after party held at the Halpatter Brewing Company. Team captain Misty Ward, aka Aquaholic, said, The opening went really well; the team put together the strategies worked on in practice effectively. Coach, SlamazonPrime, who was sitting nearby, agreed. Many of the skaters are locals, but some of the skaters travel around the state to play for multiple teams. KillaThug and KittieClaws traveled together from Orlando to skate for the Hunnies. They both have multiple-seasons experience under their belts, and they enjoy the relationships they have formed with their teammates in Lake City. To nd out more about the sport and our local team, visit www.acrderby.org or @allcityrollers on Facebook. The team has several upcoming bouts in Lake City. Eric lives in Suwannee County and is a public school educator. He is an independent contractor. You can reach him at miamistyle8@gmail.com. Opinion A PAGE 6 rfrfnftrbfbf ftfrrbfbf Round and around they go, how they score? Nobody knows Just within the past week or so, some shocking professorial behavior has come to light. In the wake of Barbara Bushs death, California State University, Fresno professor Randa Jarrar took to Twitter to call the former rst lady an amazing racist. Jarrar added, PSA: either you are against these pieces of s--and their genocidal ways or youre part of the problem. thats actually how simple this is. Im happy the witch is dead. cant wait for the rest of her family to fall to their demise the way 1.5 million iraqis have. byyyeeeeeeee. In New Jersey, Brookdale Community College pro fessor Howard Finkelstein, in a heated exchange, was captured on video telling a conservative student, F--your life! At the City University of New York School of Law, students shouted down guest lecturer Josh Black man for 10 minutes before he could continue his remarks. When Duke University President Vincent Price was try ing to address alumni, students commandeered the stage, shouting demands and telling him to leave. None of this professorial and student behavior is new at the nations colleges. Its part of the leftist agenda that dominates our colleges. A new study by Brooklyn Col lege professor Mitchell Langbert Homogeneous: The Political Afliations of Elite Liberal Arts College Fac ulty (http://tinyurl.com/ycfomjy6) demonstrates that domination. (By the way, Academic Questions is a publi cation of the National Association of Scholars, an organi zation ghting the leftist propaganda in academia.) Lang bert examines the political afliation of Ph.D.-holding faculty members at 51 of the 66 top-ranked liberal arts colleges according to U.S. News & World Report. He r Colleges: Anti-Diversity and Pro-Exclusion MAY 2 & 3, 2018 On behalf of the faculty and staff of Lafayette High School, I would like to take this opportunity to con gratulate the graduating class of 2018. To the parents and loved ones of these students, I am sincerely thank ful for the vital role you have played in the lives of these young people. Your daily example and uncondi tional love has been instrumental in helping them become the wonderful young men and women they are. To our seniors, you have served as excellent role models to our under classmen. Your academic, athletic, and extracurricular accomplishments have continued to raise the bar for our students and school. Your past successes have allowed our school to continue to improve and excel. Your future successes will ensure our community, state and nation does the same. Good luck and I wish you all the best in your future endeavors. Stewart Hancock Lafayette High School Principal FROM OUR READERS Congratulations Class of 2018 It was eight years Friday that the Live Oak mayor al race ended in a tie. Sonny Nobles and Brant Helvenston each gar nered 672 votes. The race went to a runoff a month later where Nobles won by 10 ballots. So forget the notion that one single vote doesnt matter. Its been proven here that every single voter can make a difference by showing up on election day. Early voting began Monday for the city races, which includes the mayoral position and two council seats: District 1 and District 4. And if recent history is any indication, the impor tance of each vote will be magnied once again by low turnout. Last years special election to ll the citys Dis trict 5 council seat spurred just 17.8 percent of the districts voters to cast a ballot. The 2016 city election with two council seats to be decided netted 22.7 percent of the voters to turn out. In 2014, the city election had a voter turnout of 30.5 percent. It was a 27 percent turnout in 2012. Even that 2010 race that had the tie for mayor gar nered only a 38.5 percent turnout of the electorate. There is still time for the citys voters to cast their ballot, to make a difference. Early voting continues through Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Supervisor of Elections ofce, located at 220 Pine Ave. SW. Ballots can also be cast Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at all precincts: John H. Hale Community Parks & Rec Center, 215 Duval St. NE (District 1); Afri can Missionary Baptist Church, 502 Walker Ave. SW (District 2); Suwannee County Agricultural Col iseum, 1302 11th St. SW (District 3); Community Presbyterian Church, 830 Pinewood Dr. SW (Dis trict 4); and City Hall, 101 White Ave. SE (District 5). Dont wait until the election is over and complain about the results. Go vote and help determine that result whether you support Frank Davis or Tommie Jefferson for mayor; or Robintina Y. Reed or John W. Yulee Sr. for the District 1 council seat; or any of the four candidates in District 4: Norman Crawford, John W. Hill, Jerry Poole or Mark B. Stewart. One vote can be the difference between winning and losing. One vote, and every vote, matters. Ask the candidates if they think your vote matters, and they will say, yes, absolutely, denitely. They know the value of a vote. Votes matter. Votes count. To the registered voters in the City of Live Oak, please vote. Votes matter in city election The Suwannee Democrat, The Jasper News and Mayo Free Press welcomes letters from readers on matters of public interest, with the following guidelines: Letters must contain your full name, address, daytime phone number and city of residence. Only your full name and city of residence will be published with the letter. Letters must reect issues of current interest to the general public and be concise. Management has the right to refuse any material it believes does not meet standards of publication. You can email letters to nf.editorial@ganews.com fax them to 386-364-5578 or mail them to: Letters to the Editor, Suwannee Democrat P.O. Box 370, Live Oak, FL 32064 To Submit Letters www.suwanneedemocrat.com Jeff Masters Publisher jmasters@cnhi.com Follow us: facebook.com/suwanneedemocrat @suwanneedemocra (Twitter) Members of the Suwannee Democrat editorial board are Jeff Masters, Publisher, Monja Slater, General Manager, and Jamie Wachter, Editor. Masters, Slater and Wachter are joined on the board by community members Jim Holmes, Bruce Kemmerer and Otha White Sr. Jamie Wachter Editor jamie.wachter@ganews.com Monja Slater General Manager monja.slater@ganews.com SEE COLLEGES, PAGE 11A Suwannee Democrat The Jasper News Mayo Free Press

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MAY 2 & 3, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 7A BAPTIST (Southern)NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCHSR 6 West, 6592 NW 48th St., Jennings, FL 32053 www.newhopejennings.org 938-5611Sunday School ..................... 10:00 a.m. Morning Worship ............... 11:00 a.m. Evening Worship .................. 6:00 p.m. Youth Happening, Mission Friends, R&A & GA ............................ 6:30 p.m. WednesdayPrayer Meeting, Team Kids, Youth 6:30 p.m.Van pick-up upon request68728-1CATHOLIC CHURCHST. THERESE CATHOLIC CHURCHree miles north of Jasper U.S. 41 P.O. Box 890, Jasper, FL 32052 Rectory U.S. 90 E., Live Oak, FL (386) 364-1108 Saturday MASS 4:00 p.m.68726-1 METHODISTFIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH405 Central Ave., Jasper, FL Pastor Missy Turbeville Phone 386-792-1122 SUNDAY Morning Worship ........................... 10:00am WEDNESDAY Bible Study ....................................... 10:00am(Family Night Dinner 3rd Wednesday at 6pm)Clothes Closet 4th Saturday 10am-1pm 68730-1PRESBYTERIANFIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH204 N.W. 3rd Avenue, Jasper 792-2258 Pastor: Ruth Elswood SUNDAYSunday School .............................. 10:00 a.m. Worship Service ........................... 11:00 a.m. Youth Ministries ............................ 4:00 p.m. Elementary WEDNESDAY Choir Practice ................................ 7:00 p.m.68732-1 Non-DenominationalBURNHAM CHRISTIAN CHURCH4520 NW CR-146, Jennings, FL 32053 386-938-1265 Youth Pastor: Patrick Murphy SUNDAYSunday School ................................ 9:45 a.m. Worship ......................................... 11:00 a.m. Bible Study ...................................... 5:00 p.m. Youth Program ............................... 5:00 p.m. WEDNESDAY Kids Rock: Pre-K4 6th Grade 6:00pm 7:30pm68734-1 To list your church in the church directory, Please call Ninan 386-362-1734 68724-1Hamilton County CHURCH DIRECTORYLAFAYETTE COUNTYTO LIST YOUR CHURCH IN THE CHURCH DIRECTORY PLEASE CALL NINAN 386Your Guide To Local Houses Of Worship 44884-1 AIRLINE BA PTIST CHUR C H Pastor ........................................................... Preston Gainey Youth Pastor ................................................Derek Garland Childrens Pastor ............................................... Chad Little Sunday Sunday School ........................................ 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship ............................................... 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship ................................................. 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Fellowship Supper ........................... 6:00 p.m. AWANA & Bible Study ....................................... 6:30 p.m. Located Four Miles East of Mayo on Highway 27 www.airlinechurch.com44887-1 Helping Families Follow Jesus 44891-1MAYO BAPTIST CHURCH Rick James, Pastor Music Director Dale CroSunday Sunday School .......... 9:45am Worship Service ..... 11:00am Evening Service ........ 6:00pm Wednesday Supper ................................ 6:00pm Children/Youth Program .. 6:30pm Prayer Meeting .................. 7:00pm 44893-1 LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN CENTER Freedom is Here www.lccmayo.orgMorning Worship ..................................... Sun. 10:30 a.m. Kids of the King ........................................ Sun. 10:30 a.m. Prayer Meeting ........................................... Mon. 7:00 p.m Bible Study. ................................................ Wed. 7:00 p.m. Army of Fire Youth ................................... Wed. 7:00 p.m. Pastor: Ronnie Sadler ALTON CHURCH OF GOD .............. 294-3133Pastor. ....................................................... Rev. Tim Hamm Youth Pastor .................................................. Jeremy Davis Music Director ............................................ Holly Braswell Childrens Pastor. ............................ Ryan & Tiany Perry Sunday School. ........................................... 9:30 10:30am Worship Service/K.I.D.S. Church. ... 10:30am 12:00pm Evening Worship. ................................................... 6:00pm Family Night Youth club Church .... 7:00pm WednesdayState Road 27 44888-1 MIDWAY BAPTIST CHURCH ... 294-2365 Pastor: Bruce BrancheSunday School ......................................................... 9:45 a.m. Worship Service .................................................... 11:00 a.m. Discipleship Training ............................................. 5:00 p.m. Evening Worship ................................................... 6:00 p.m. Prayer Meeting Wednesday ................................ 7:00 p.m. Team Kids ................................................................ 7:00 p.m. Located on County Road 405 For If Ye Forgive Men eir Tresspasses Your Heavenly Father Will Also Forgive You Matt. 6:14 44892-1 44895-1 NEW HARMONY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 160th St. (Go south on 51 to 160th, turn right) Pastor: Dalas Monismith Phone (386) 776-1806 SUNDAY Sunday Worship. .................................................... 9:30 am Bible Study ............................................................ 10:30 amWEDNESDAYWomens Bible Study. .......................................... 10:00 am HATCHBEND APOSTOLIC CHURCH 935-2806Pastor ........................................................ Rev. Steve Boyd Sunday School .................................................... 10:00 a.m. Wednesday Service .............................................. 7:30 p.m.Located 4 miles South on Hwy. 349, then le on CR 138, follow signs. 44889-1 44890-1FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD ....... 294-1811 Sunday School ................................... 10:00 a.m. Worship Service ................................ 10:45 a.m. Kids Church ...................................... 11:00 a.m. Evening Worship ............................... 6:00 p.m. Youth Impact ......................................... :00 p.m. Adult Bible Study .............................. 7:00 p.m. Sunday Wednesday Pastor: Rev. Kenny Sullivan Youth Pastor: Daryl FletcherLocated at 294 SE Mill Street, Mayo Renewing Hope and Building Lives 44886-1 PLEASANT GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH (SBC) 294-1306 Pastor ........................................... Jimmy Corbin Sunday School .................................... 9:45 a.m. Worship Service ................................ 11:00 a.m. Sunday Evening Service .................... 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting ............... 7:00 p.m. Seven miles West of Mayo, le on CR 534 then right on 350A ---Jesus Saves--LIVE OAK The Flor ida Department of Health in Lafayette and Suwannee Counties encourages all residents and visitors to take precautions to protect against mosquito-borne illnesses and prevent mosquito bites, partic ularly during the warm, moist summer months. In Suwannee County, one juvenile owl has recently been diagnosed with East ern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Mosquitos are pesky but avoiding mosquito bites is the best way to prevent mosquito-borne disease, DOH-Lafayette/ Suwannee Administrator Kerry S. Waldron said in a release. Its important to take simple steps that reduce the chance of being bitten, like draining any standing water, covering skin with clothing or re pellent and maintaining screens over doors and windows. To protect yourself from mosquitoes, you should remember to Drain and Cover: DRAIN standing water to stop mosquitoes from multiplying. bage cans, house gutters, buckets, pool covers, cool ers, toys, ower pots or any other containers where sprinkler or rain water has collected. drums, bottles, cans, pots and pans, broken appli ances and other items that arent being used. birdbaths and pets water bowls at least once or twice a week. hicles from rain with tarps that dont accumulate water. pools in good condition and appropriately chlo rinated. Empty plastic swimming pools when not in use. COVER skin with cloth ing or repellent. shoes, socks, and long pants and long-sleeves. This type of protection may be necessary for peo ple who must work in ar eas where mosquitoes are present. mosquito repellent to bare skin and clothing. according to the label. Repellents with 10-30 per cent DEET, picaridin, oil of lemon eucalyptus, and IR3535 are effective. to protect children younger than 2 months old. Tips on Repellent Use rections carefully for the approved usage before you apply a repellent. Some repellents are not suitable for children. centrations of up to 30 percent DEET (N, N-dieth yl-m-toluamide) are gener ally recommended. Other tection Agency-approved repellents contain picari din, oil of lemon eucalyp tus, para-menthane-diol, or IR3535. These products are generally available at local pharmacies. Look for active ingredients to be listed on the product label. to exposed skin, or onto clothing, but not under clothing. read label instructions to be sure the repellent is age-appropriate. According to the Centers for Disease DOH-Suwannee, Lafayette issues mosquito warning (CDC), mosquito repel lents containing oil of lemon eucalyptus should not be used on children un der the age of three years. DEET is not recommended on children younger than two months old. lents to the hands of chil dren. Adults should apply repellent rst to their own hands and then transfer it to the childs skin and clothing. is necessary, apply a per methrin repellent directly to your clothing. Again, always follow the manu facturers directions. For more information on what repellent is right for you, consider using the Agencys search tool to help you choose skin-ap plied repellent products: http://cfpub.epa.gov/op pref/insect/#searchform. COVER doors and win dows with screens to keep mosquitoes out of your house. ing on windows, doors, porches, and patios. The Department con tinues to conduct state wide surveillance for mosquito-borne illnesses, including Eastern Equine Encephalitis, St. Louis encephalitis, Malaria, West Nile virus infections and Dengue. Residents of Florida are encouraged to report dead birds via the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commis sions site http://legacy. myfwc.com/bird/default. asp. For more information, visit DOHs website at http://www.oridahealth. gov/diseases-and-condi tions/mosquito-borne-dis eases/index.html or call the Florida Department of Health in Lafayette at 386294-1321 or Suwannee at 386-362-2708. White Springs Library is host ing a cyber security presenta tion next week with the help Department. Ofcer Bud Dasher will be at the library on Wednesday, May 9, from 4-5:30 p.m. to present Staying Safe in the 21st Century. The presentation will include internet privacy and security tips. Earlier that day, the Hamil ton County Chamber of Com merce and Hamilton County Development Authority will host a Vision Board workshop at the library from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The free workshop is open to the public and will help those in attendance harness the pow er of visualization to achieve their business goals. Call Karen at 386-234-0812 to reserve a spot in the work shop. Registration for the librarys Libraries Rock is now open for children and adults. The library offers adult col oring sheets, pencils and mark ers every weekday from 1-6 p.m. According to Marygrace Barbarian, certied art thera pist, Coloring denitely has therapeutic potential to reduce anxiety, create focus or bring (about) more mindfulness. Just like meditation, coloring also allows us to switch off our brains from other thoughts and focus only on the moment, helping to alleviate free-oat ing anxiety. Other weekly events include Teen Drama on Tuesdays from 3-4 p.m., Teen Anime Club from 4-5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Story Time on Wednes days from 1-1:30 p.m. White Springs Library hosting cyber security class

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MAY 2 & 3, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 8A 71732-1 78071-1 78070-1 LIVE OAK The Live Oak Police Department and the U.S. Drug En forcement Agencys Drug Take-Back event Saturday was successful. The LOPD was at Cheek & Scott Drugs in Live Oak for the initiative, collecting 264 pounds of unused drugs that may have been collecting in medicine chests, cup boards or closets. The nationwide pre scription drug TakeBack initiative seeks to prevent pill abuse and theft. According to the DEA: scription medications are a public-safety issue, lead Drug Take-Back event is a success ing to accidental poison ing, overdose and abuse. can be just as dangerous as street drugs when taken without a prescription or a doctors supervision. abusing prescription drugs, including teens, get them from family and friends and the home medicine cabinet. tion drugs thrown in the trash can be retrieved and abused, or illegally sold. Unused drugs that are ushed contaminate the water supply. Proper disposal of unused drugs saves lives and protects the environment. rfntrbtrffrrfb ttbtf 77424-1 Cell: 954-870-2104 Email: gbg777@yahoo.comState of Florida C-1400370 Benjamin H. Bennett Private Investigator Check out these reviews and others on the product pages at STIHLdealers.com. STIHLdealers.com All prices are DSRP. Available at participating dealers while supplies last. The actual listed guide bar length may vary from the effective cutting length based on which powerhead it is installed on. 2017 STIHL00 bar Im glad I went with the 170--the price and reliability are outstanding. user prutsmanbros93MS 170 CHAIN SAW This is absolutely the best blower I have ever purchased. It is a great piece of equipment for the price, plus with the STIHL name, it has dependability I can count on. user TL805 BG 50 HANDHELD BLOWER $12995 FS 38 GAS TRIMMERFSA 45 BATTERY TRIMMERLightweight trimmer just 7.3 lbs. with AK 10 batteryNEW! FSA 56 BATTERY-POWERED T R I M M ER Includes AK 10 battery and AL 101 charger. NEW BGA 56 BATTE RY-POWERED H A N D HELD B L O W E RIncludes AK 20 battery and AL 101 charger. Lightweight handheld blower just 7.3 lbs. with AK 20 battery Johns Lawn Equipment 386-362-5020 62757-1

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MAY 2 & 3, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 9A rfnntbnn tr fn f 79102-1 LIVE OAK Suwannee Valley Elec tric Cooperative held its 81st annual meet ing on Saturday at the Suwannee County Agricultural Coliseum in Live Oak. The event was attended by about 700 people, including SVEC member-owners and their families and guests. Last year, we saw proof of just how well the cooperative system works, said SVEC Board of Trustees President Hugh Hunter in his speech. In 2017, we achieved our highest level of system reliability ever, stretched the amount of time worked without a lost-time injury to almost three and a half years, expanded the services we offer our members, and increased our community involvement; all while continuing to build on a solid nancial foundation. And as you know, we achieved all of those successes de spite experiencing one of the biggest storms to hit our system Hurricane Irma. CEO Mike McWaters added details about the co-ops recent achievements in the context of the organizations ve core values: safety, member experience, outreach to community, reliability and SVECs 81st annual meeting attracts residents from throughout the Suwannee Valley the same amount per kilowatt-hour in 2018 as they did in 2017. Board of trustees Secretary Tim Ste ichen told the audience that the board of trustees has authorized a return of about $775,000 in capital credits to members this year. SVEC has returned about $13.5 million in capi tal credits to its members since the co-op was founded in 1937. Three of SVECs trustees were up for re-election at the meeting. Tyler Put nal was re-elected in District 4, Sidney Lord in District 5 and Andy Walker in District 6. rrfntbt rrttttrrr tr tttt rrrrft tft economic viability. He made special note of the 1,291 consecutive days worked without a lost-time injury and the volun teer projects employees completed for non-prots ARC North Florida and Vivid Visions. McWaters also told those present that the lights came on 99.96 percent of the times a member ipped a switch in 2017, and member service representatives an swered about 26,000 calls during the year. Finally, he mentioned that members pay Hunter family reunion held LAKE CITY Wil liam Miles Hunter was born Oct. 21, 1793, in Eff ingham County, Georgia, and died in 1855 in Jasper, Florida. William Miles Hunter Sr. has been certi ed as a Florida Pioneer by the Florida State Gene alogical Society, Inc.. On April 14, members of the William Miles Hunter family gathered in Lake City at the home of Jim and Karen Brown. The reunion was from 11 a.m. until after 2 p.m. where members engaged in fellowship, covered dish luncheon and a business meeting. New births, marriages, milestones and deaths were recorded. Groups of members spent time work ing on the 2009 William Miles Hunter Genealogy Book. Edits are being made before reprinting the document. Attendance was about 50 members from ages 2 to 92! Diane Banks trav eled the farthest, all the way from North Carolina to participate in the re union. Photos were taken of the Descendants of William Miles Hunter, of Israel Hunter, of Gus Esco Hunt er and of Bartley Hunter. ttrttrrrr rf rrrtrr trr ttrtrrrrt rrrtr rtrtr rtrr ttrrr rtr rrtrt ttrtrrr rtrrtrtrr trfrr rttrr rrr trrrtrt rrrrr trrtrrt trtrr ttttrrr rt

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MAY 2 & 3, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 10A Mayo Free Press beginning at midnight. On Thursday, gates open at 2 p.m. with music on the 1st Street Music Stage beginning at 6:30 p.m. The LACS CD Release Party will take place in the Mu sic Hall starting at 11:30 p.m., followed by Andy Pursell and his band at 12:30 a.m. The gates open at 11 a.m. Friday, music begins on the 1st Street Music Stage at 3 p.m. On the Main Stage, longtime country artist Tillis, of country royalty fame, will grace the stage beginning at 6:15 p.m. followed by Turner and LOCASH. Ricky Valido will rock the Music Hall Stage with his exciting band at midnight. Saturday is the big day. Gates open at 11 a.m. where artists on the 1st Street Music Stage will begin performing at 1:30 p.m. along with the Daisy Duke seminals and nals. Kentucky Headhunters will close that stage. The Main Stage will be rocking with the Armed Forces Tribute at 5:30 p.m. followed by Atkins, Corbin and then Jackson at 9:30 p.m. The Music Hall will open at 11 p.m. where Sondra Hunt and her country band will close out the 2018 Suwan nee River Jam. Regional artists include the duo of Bryan James (Oviedo) and Al Enzian (High Springs) and the duo of Karley Scott Collins and Alex Sandlin (Lake City) along with solo artists Kamryn Palmer (Indian Harbour Beach), Austin Harden (Lake Butler), Hal lie Davis (Jasper/Jackson ville), Sadie Miller (Bran ford), Cliff Dorsey (High Springs), Abigail Carpenter (Jacksonville), winner of the Rising Star Talent Competition and Katie Ondrejicka (Jacksonville), winner of the Clay County Fair Youth Division. Regional bands perform ing at the SRJ are Amy Rae (Conyers, Ga.), Andy Pursell Band (Bradenton area), Cole Tomlinson (Blackshear, Ga.), Kellen Vincent Band (Lake City), Ricky Valido (Hialeah), Snake Blood Remedy (OBrien), SoulShine (Val dosta, Ga.), Sondra Hunt (Lake Butler), Southern Continued From Page 1A Jam Burn (Gainesville) and Treble Hook (Alachua). Tickets are still avail able. Single day tickets will be offered at the gate for Thursday ($20), Friday ($40) and Saturday ($60) per person and only for that day. Tickets may also be purchased online at www.musicliveshere.com. Parking at the front lot for the entire weekend may be purchased for $25 per vehicle. In addition to the artists, great musical performanc es, vendors, musical fun around the nightly camp res and friends and family reunions, there will be a golf cart parade Saturday with the best decorated cart winning two 2019 Jam tickets and a Budweis er prize package, Hope Notes Silent Auction to benet local school bands and music programs (100 percent of money raised goes to these groups) held multiple times each year at the SOSMP, Tribute to the Troops Soap for Soldiers tent where people may bring small items for our soldiers care packages such as soap, shampoo, sun screens, wipes and more. So I said, Thanks, no pressure. No pressure indeed for the 10-year-old Miller. Miller went on to win one of the regional artist spots in this weekends Jam where she will perform Saturday at 1:50 p.m. on the 1st Street Music Stage. It was one of my biggest dreams, Miller said about performing at the Jam. Its just been something thats always known in our area. And I thought it would be pretty cool to try it out. But I also found out that I was the youngest ever to perform on the Suwannee River Jam stage. Miller started perform ing four years ago. First at school talent shows while in the rst grade before she progressed to singing at fairs and other places two years ago. That was also when she rst started taking lessons. I just liked music and wanted to try it, she said. So I tried it and it was fun. To Miller, performing on a stage is pretty much fun regardless. A couple of weeks ago, she performed at the Orange Blossom Opry in Weirsdale. It was the rst time she has had a live band playing with her. It was scary, but it was fun, she said. It was a lot different. I sing the LeAnn Rimes version of Swinging, but it sounded like the John Anderson version. It was different. That difference kept her family in the audience on the edge of their seat. We couldnt breathe until she came back off the stage, her mother Melissa said. Sadie added: You guys never breathe. The Millers wont have much time to catch their breath in the near future either. Following this weekends performance at the Jam, Sadie will head to Nashville in June for a young artist showcase that will take place during the CMA Fes tival. It will be the rst time Miller has traveled out of the state to sing. But it likely wont be the last. I always thought music was pretty darn cool, she said about if shes ever thought of doing anything but singing. Nor will this be the last time Miller performs at the Jam, at least if her plans work out. She told me she hopes to return in a few years in her own tour bus on the big stage, Melissa Miller said. Added Sadie: Not any tour bus, a teal sparkly one. Continued From Page 1A Dreams rfntbnf bfbbn ttbf nnnn 72165-1 MAYO The third annual 5K Colour Run will be held Saturday starting at 7:30 a.m. at the Edward Perry Recreational Field, sponsored by the Lafayette Activi ties Group. At each LAG Colour Zone, runners and walkers will be blasted with a colored cornstarch, that is safe, as they go by. The Lafayette Activities Group recommends protective gear and T-shirts will be given out on a rst-come, rst-served basis. The entry fee for students will be $15 and for adults $25. The run will start at the Edward Perry Rec. Field going east. Then will turn north onto Shady Oaks Road and turn west onto Convict Springs Road/County Road 354 on the bike trail. The end stretch will be on State Highway 51, ending at Hal Adams Bridge Park. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. and the run will begin at 8 a.m. For questions or more information, contact the Lafayette Activities Group at LaAcGr2016@gmail.com. Annual Colour Run scheduled for Saturday BELL The Bell Ofce of Lafayette State Bank is committed to the Bell community. The recent tragedy in Trenton only reinforced that commitment. We are proud to be in this community and are looking for ways to sup port the community, Jim Esry, President and CEO of Lafayette State Bank, said in a release. The Bell team has a long association with supporting the Relay for Life program. Looking for ways to fundraise for that event, the team decided to do a car wash to help raise money for the Relay. As a local Commu nity Bank we feel it is important to give back to the community, so as we learned of the tragedy that our community endured we knew we needed to help with that as well, Stephanie Hunt, the branch manager of the Bell ofce, added in the release. We decided to raise funds for the Relay for Life and the Gilchrist County Fallen Heroes. Employees from the Mayo Ofce and the Branford Ofce also came down to help wash cars. The Lafayette State Bank members were excit ed and humbled with the support of the community. During the ve hours of the car wash, they raised $550 for the fallen heroes and the bank matched those efforts at 100 per cent, for a total donation of $1,100. They also raised $450 for the relay as well. This is what a com munity bank does, gives back to the community it serves, Esry said. I am very proud of the work that Team Bell has done and will continue to do. Lafayette State Bank is based in Mayo with branches in Bell, Branfor, and Live Oak. Lafayette State Bank is a proud member of the FDIC and is an Equal Housing Lend er. Lafayette State Bank gives back to Gilchrist County community rffnrftb brbfrrrfr frbffr FIRST-PLACE FINISHER ftfbrrnr brrfbrrnrnrn rt

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MAY 2 & 3, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 11A Life in White Springs This column might have been longer if it were not for the brilliant but eeting thoughts that got away from me before I could commit them to paper! Yes, Fleet ing Thoughts. We all have them, those momentary perceptions, observations and even the occasional brilliant idea that seems unforgettable. We have them and then, all too often, they are gone, either forgotten or, given a temporary stay of execution, led away in the misty world of good intentionsand then forgotten all the same! Perhaps these ashes of insight and perception should be called eeing thoughts instead of eeting, because it does sometimes seem as if these unfor gettable ideas and intentions literally ee from us when they become uncomfortable because they cant nd a niche in our schedule or in our memory banks. It hap pens a lot when we are preoccupied. Per haps when driving, listening to a lecture, watching a movie, we have a thought that we cant commit to paper right at that moment, but it seems important, some thing that we want to act on or remem ber. And then moments later, its gone. Maddening, frustrating and yes, eeting. Somewhere out there in the unseen di mension of eeting thoughts are untold stories, unhealed relationships, unnished symphonies, unwritten songs, unsolved equations, perhaps even the secret to life and world peace! A good idea, a truly in spirational one, is like a diamond ring or a gold doubloon churned up in the in the surf, you have to grab it while its still in sight. If you wait too long and then go back to retrieve it, chances are its gone forever. So the next time you have a brilliant idea or insight, perhaps even an idea you want to share with this column, pull over to the side of the road, or excuse yourself from the conversation, or walk out to the theater lobby and reach down into your thoughts and pick up that gem of an idea. Dont let the good ones get away! Are you a trail enthusiast? Do you en joy hiking, biking, paddling or horseback riding? Within the geographic area of the readership of this column there are more than a thousand miles of greenways and trails under the oversight of the Florida Ofce of Greenways and Trails (OGT), within the Division of Recreation & Parks. The Greenways ofce and staff provide statewide leadership and coordi nation to establish, expand and promote non-motorized trails that make up the Florida Greenways and Trails System. If you have not been taking advantage of this resource or are unaware of the myriad of outdoor activities that are available to you and your family, I would suggest that you Google Florida Ofce of Greenways and Trails. They are responsible for the extensive trail system and will be happy to provide you with information of this valuable resource in the area where you live. Speaking of outdoor activities and trails, the Suwannee Bicycle Association will be hosting hundreds of cyclists in the White Springs area this weekend for its annual Spring Peddle and Paddle Festival. These folks will be exploring the Suwan nee River Valley region by bicycling, paddling and hiking. The event features daily scenic road rides along our lightly traveled country roads, guided mountain bike rides along our 50 miles of groomed trails, and paddle trips on the Suwannee and the beautiful clear spring waters of the Ichetucknee. Theyll be camping at Stephen Foster and enjoying great meals and social events. You may encounter them out on the road in your travels. Please, drive safely and give them plenty of room and a friendly wave as you pass. These are good folks who come from all over the region to enjoy our beautiful area. They are good for us and we should make them feel welcome! Congratulations go out to newly elected councilpersons Spencer Lofton and Hel en Miller on their recent election to the White Springs Town Council, and also to Spencer Lofton and Tonja Brown on be ing voted in by the council as Mayor and Vice Mayor. Im sure that the voters have hopeful condence that you and the coun cil will work hard for a better and more prosperous White Springs! Im always glad to hear about goings on in the community and will be glad to share anything appropriate for this col umn. Email is the best way to contact me, but any way is welcome. I am thankful that we truly are all connected, and I hope that we can continue to feel proud of who we are and where were headed, and that we all appreciate that White Springs and its surrounding region is a very special place, to be honored and protected. As always, I look forward to seeing you out and about, enjoying your community and your life in White Springs or wherever you may be. Walter McKenzie 386-303-1394 lifeinwhitesprings@gmail.com Fleeting thoughts are all too common CHARLOTTE, N.C. Duke Energy announced two executive appointments last week in the companys drive to provide customers with more reliable, secure and increasingly clean energy. Harry Sideris, currently president of Duke Energy Florida, will become senior vice president and chief distribution of cer for the company. Sideris, 47, will be responsible for the safe, reliable and ef cient operation of Duke Energys electric distribution systems for the companys six-state service area, which includes North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky. Sideris succeeds Michael Lewis, who will retire effective June 30 after a 30year career in the industry. Sideris has 22 years of experience in the energy industry. He joined Progress Energy (formerly Carolina Power & Light) in 1996 and served in numerous operations, maintenance, technical and leadership roles across Progress Ener gys generation eet in the Carolinas and Florida. In July 2012, following the merger between Duke Energy and Prog ress Energy, he became vice president of power generation for Duke Energys op erations in the western portion of North Carolina and South Carolina. In August 2014, he was named senior vice presi dent of environmental health and safety and assumed the role of Florida state president in January 2017. Power distribution is where we deliv er for our customers, and Harrys oper ational background and customer-facing experience makes him the right leader for this job, said Lloyd Yates, executive vice president, customer and delivery op erations and president, Carolinas region. Catherine Stempien, currently senior vice president of corporate development, will succeed Sideris as Florida state president. Stempien, 48, will be respon sible for the nancial performance of the companys Florida operations and will manage state and local regulatory and government relations and community affairs. She will also work with the cor porate and regulatory strategy teams to advance the companys rate and regula tory initiatives. Stempien has 24 years of experience in nance and legal elds. In her current role as senior vice president of Corporate Development, Stempien is responsible for executing mergers/acquisitions and divestures and helping the company develop its external growth strategy. She led the divestiture of the companys Latin American generation business, as well as the sale of its Midwest genera tion business. She also led the acquisi tion of Piedmont Natural Gas and was responsible for overseeing the resulting integration. Prior to her role in Corporate Devel opment, Stempien practiced law, rst in private practice, and then as in-house counsel in the telecommunications and energy elds. She joined the company in 2003 as an associate general counsel for Cinergy Corp. in Cincinnati. She has held numerous senior positions in the legal department covering virtually all areas of legal services to the company, including leading federal and state reg ulatory legal practices for Duke Energy prior to and immediately after the Duke Energy/Progress Energy merger in 2012. She was named to lead the corporate development function in 2014. Catherines expe rience has prepared her well for this im portant role and she will be a powerful advocate for our cus tomers, said Doug Esamann, executive vice president, ener gy solutions and president, Midwest and Florida regions. Catherines successor will be named at a later date. We deeply appreciate Michael Lewis contributions to our company and the legacy he leaves behind as an industry leader, said Lynn Good, Duke Energy chairman and president. At the same time, Harry and Cath erine will bring fresh perspectives and leadership to their new roles as we build a smarter energy grid for our customers and communities, added Good. These changes are effective June 1. Duke Energy announces new executive appointments Stempien named Florida state president; Sideris promoted to senior VP rf ntrf You are the most important inuence on your child. You can do many things to help your children develop healthy eating habits. Offering a variety of foods helps children get the nutrients they need from every food group. They will also be more likely to try new foods and to like more foods. When children develop a taste for many types of foods, its easier to plan family meals. Cook together, eat together, talk together and make mealtime a family time! Show by example Eat vegetables, fruits, and whole grains with meals or as snacks. Let your child see that you like to munch on raw vegetables. Go food shopping together Grocery shopping can teach your child about food and nutrition. Discuss where vegetables, fruits, grains, dairy and protein foods come from. Let your children make healthy choices. Get creative in the kitchen Cut food into fun and easy shapes with cookie cutters. Name a food our child helps make. Serve Janies Salad or Jackies Sweet Potatoes for dinner. Encourage your child to invent new snacks. Make your own trail mixes from dry whole-grain, low-sugar cereal and dry fruit. Offer the same foods for everyone Stop being a short-order cook by making dif ferent dishes to please children. Its easier to plan family meals when everyone eats the same food. Reward with attention, not food Show your love with hugs and kisses. Comfort with hugs and talks. Choose not to offer sweets as rewards. It lets your child think sweets or des sert foods are better than other foods. When meals are not eaten, kids do not need ex tras such as candy or cookies as replacement foods. Focus on each other at the table Talk about fun and happy things at mealtime. Turn off the television. Take phone calls later. Try to make eating meals a stress-free time. Listen to your child If your child says he or she is hungry, offer a small meal, healthy snack-even if it is not a scheduled time to eat. Offer choices. Ask Which would you like for dinner: broccoli or cauliower? instead of Do you want broc coli for dinner? Limit screen time Allow no more than 2 hours a day of screen time like TV and com puter games. Get up and move during com mercials to get some physical activity. Encourage physical activity Make phys ical activity fun for the whole family. Involve your children in the planning. Walk, run and play with your child-instead of sitting on the sidelines. Set an example by being physically active and using safety gear, like bike hel mets. Be a good role model Try new foods yourself. Describe its taste, texture and smell. Offer one new food at a time. Serve some thing your child likes along with the new food. Offer new foods at the beginning of a meal when your child is very hungry. Avoid lecturing or forcing your child to eat. Eva Bolton is the Family Nutrition Pro gram Assistant at the UF/IFAS Lafayette County Extension ofce. Be a healthy role model for children b nds that 39 percent of the colleges in his sample are Republican-free with zero registered Republicans on their faculties. As for Republi cans within academic departments, 78 percent of those departments have no Republican members or so few as to make no difference. Langbert breaks down the faculty Democrat-to-Republican ratio by academic department, and there are not many surprises. Engineering departments have 1.6 Democrats for every Republican. Chemistry and economics departments have about 5.5 Democrats for every Republi can. The situation is especially bad in anthropology departments, where the Democrat-to-Republican faculty ratio is 133-to-1, and in communi cations departments, where the ratio is 108-to-zero. Langbert says, I could not nd a single Republican with an exclusive appointment to elds like gender studies, Africana studies, and peace studies. Later on in the study, Lang bert turns his attention to Demo crat-to-Republican faculty ratios at some of our most elite colleges. At Williams College, the Demo crat-to-Republican ratio is 132-to-1. At Amherst College, its 34-to-1. Wellesleys is 136-to-1. At Swarth more, 120-to-1. Claremont McK enna, 4-to-1. Davidson, 10-to-1. Only two colleges of the top 66 on U.S. News & World Reports 2017 list have a modicum of equality in numbers between Democratic and Republican faculty members. They are the U.S. Military Academy, aka West Point, with a Democrat-to-Re publican ratio of 1.3-to-1, and the U.S. Naval Academy, whose ratio is 2.3-to-1. Many professors spend class time indoctrinating students with their views. For faculty members who are Democrats, those views can be described as leftist, socialist or communist. It is a cowardly act for a professor to take advantage of student immaturity by indoctrinating pupils with his opinions before the students have developed the matu rity and skill to examine other opin ions. It is also dereliction of duty of college administrators and boards of trustees to permit the continuance of what some professors and students are doing in the name of higher ed ucation. Langberts ndings suggest biases in college research and academic policy, where leftist political homo geneity is embedded in the college culture. The leftist bias at most of the nations colleges is in stark con trast to the political leanings of our nation. According to a number of Pew Research Center surveys, most Americans identify as conservative. These Americans are seeing their tax dollars and tuition dollars going to people who have contempt for their values and seek to indoctrinate their children with leftist ideas. Walter E. Williams is a professor of economics at George Mason Uni versity. To nd out more about Wal ter E. Williams and read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate webpage at www.cre ators.com. Continued From Page 6A Colleges

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MAY 2 & 3, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 12A In last weeks SunLight Project piece Backpacks & Bulletproof Vests: Keeping schools safe, Eric Beavers, communications specialist of Whiteld County Schools, said every Whiteld County school has two lockdown drills a year. Beavers did not speak on behalf of the Dalton school system as reported. CLARIFICATION State & Region amanda.usher@ganews.com VALDOSTA The sound of footsteps can be heard strolling in and out of bars and nightclubs. Smoke passes through the doorway as patrons explore one of their citys premier spots. Melodic notes come from stylings of area musicians. Barstools are occupied with partygoers pouring over the latest drink specials. During trivia nights, patrons test their knowledge. In other venues, singers show off their talents on karaoke. Men and women laugh at comedians between bites of saucy buffalo wings. This is the Georgia and north Florida nightlife arena in the SunLight Projects coverage areas of Valdosta, Moultrie, Tifton, Thomasville, Milledgeville and Dalton, Ga., and Live Oak, Fla. After Hours As the sun goes down outside Rum Runners in Valdosta, manager Daniel Keesee serves drinks and tends custom ers needs. The North Valdosta Road bar opens up at 11:30 a.m. Monday through Saturday and closes at 2 a.m. It looks like a biker bar from the out side, Keesee said. It doesnt look like a dive bar, hole in the wall. Rum Runners is not just a place to grab a beer after work. It also hosts a dart league on Tuesdays, karaoke, trivia and the occasional band. (Customers) have a really good time up here, he said. The weekend is when its really hopping. Keesee said the audience at Rum Run ners is diverse and the bars regulars have been faithful and loyal. Its a little bit of everything, especially at nighttime, he said. During the day, its more Southern, classic rock. The crowd is older and laid back during the daytime, Keesee said, but that changes at about 6 p.m. when the more youthful patrons start entering the bar. Keesee said the welcoming and ac cepting customers contribute to the 21-and-older business by bringing in food items for Sunday pot lucks. We have some great customers; they take care of everything, he said. They actually stop a lot of our problems before we even have to deal with them. His place is just one of many located in Valdosta and Lowndes County. Another prominent Valdosta location is Ashley Street Station, owned by Bryan Gay. Once located on Ashley Street, the bar and music venue took its name to a larger spot at 607 Baytree Road, Suite A, a few years ago. A self-described dive bar, Ashley Street Station offers free pool every Wednesday and live music as often as possible. Not only do local groups such as the metal band Machinist! and the versatile jam band Dirty Bird and the Flu set the stage, national acts such as Trapt, Trace Cyrus (brother to Miley) and Nappy Roots have entertained Valdosta residents. Ashley Street Station not only offers entertainment but also gives back to the community by serving a free Thanksgiv ing dinner each year. For Moultrie residents, the after-hour nightlife is actually linked to day life, as people can be seen walking or jogging around the courthouse square after work. An area that, at one time, went dead when businesses closed, is now often clogged with cars after the sun goes down. With an increasing number of apartments on or close to the courthouse square, the people living there are on the hunt for things to do. We are one of the few cities with a town square that has apartments on it. Thats where our community was formed; were fortunate to have it, said Amy Johnson, director of downtown de velopment and public relations. Residents can take advantage of the usual restaurants with bars such as Blue Sky Grill, a coffee shop and now, a new gym recently opened by the Moultrie YMCA. Stores stay open later, and workout facilities have expanded their hours to be open later, as well, Johnson said. The Downtown Scene Johnson said a younger crowd is set ting its sights on the Downtown Moultrie area, surrounding the courthouse square. Studies are showing that millennials like to live in downtown areas, she said. They like to walk, to shop and eat. People who live downtown want some thing to do after 5 oclock when they get back home. Meanwhile back in Valdosta, a down town eats and treats attraction is gearing up for its nightlife offerings at Jessies Restaurant and Catering, 205 N. Ashley St. The eatery partners with other downtown retailers for First Friday, a popular event thats hosted on the rst Friday of each month. A lot of the merchants are open lat er, Mikki Hudson, owner, said. The restaurants have live music (and) drink specials. Patrons can buy First Friday cups at one of the participating locations and bring their drinks into other locations, Hudson said. Jessies has various drink specials and live music during First Friday from 6:309:30 p.m., Hudson said. She said Jessies occasionally has karaoke. Local artists Jen Anders, Zach Lam bert, Tanner Strickland and Luke Fergu son have all played at Jessies, Hudson said. The Downtown Pub Crawl, that pre miered in March, was successful, she said. Guests sampled drinks, cocktails, craft beer and more during the charity event that benetted the Childrens Advocacy Center. Hudson said there are plans to host the crawl again. Paint parties in Valdosta are on the rise, and Jessies has joined others in hosting the artistic event monthly. Paint parties are held in partnership with the Blush Brush. The artist, she picks the painting, and then, we do canvas art, Hudson said. Pub Theology is another activity Jes sies hosts where guests can communi cate about social matters. Its just a broad discussion of different things happening, Hudson said. The venue also hosts monthly beer, wine and food tastings, as well as sip and shops. I do these different events so that people can come in and see what we have available, Hudson said. She said Jessies participates in Girls Night Out yearly through Valdosta Main Street, a go-to information source con cerning all things Downtown Valdosta. During the nighttime activity, women can create shopping lists lled with items theyd like their boyfriends or husbands to buy them. Visit valdostamainstreet. com to locate information about all of the area restaurants and retail stores. People interested can check out an event calen dar. Lots to do in North Georgia Nightlife in Downtown Dalton is also on the rise. There does seem to be more places opening up in just the last few years to go at night, more to just hang out, David Taylor, resident, said. You can go to Cherokee Brewing for trivia or to Dalton Brewing. Taylors friend, Jim High, said the city is transitioning for a more youthful popu lation but at a slow pace. Its changing, not fast, he said. But there does seem to be more places for young people, especially downtown. Several new restaurants have opened in the past two years, and Burr Park is set to open in the middle of downtown May 19. The park has a performance stage that can host concerts and other events. John Davis a member of the board of the Downtown Dalton Development Authority, which represents downtown business and property owners agrees there are more Downtown Dalton fea tures. We have more businesses that are open later, open on Sundays, he said. There are more things going on down town, more people coming downtown. A South Georgia Mainstay If one frequents any of the citys parties regularly, then he or she has probably heard of Big Nick Harden. The self-proclaimed lifestyle specialist and jack-of-all-trades has been involved in the Valdosta nightlife scene for almost 19 years. A former radio DJ on both 102.7 and 107.9, Harden has experienced his share of the latest hours happenings. It started from college parties, Hard en said. Ive done a little bit of every thing. Harden is still active as he hosts Nickat-Nite parties at The Patterson during downtowns First Friday, and is contrib uting his expertise by helping to build an audience at D Truth Nightclub. Driving down Baytree Road, one might even see a party on the patio at his soul-food restaurant, Big Nicks, with a DJ and games. The parties that I threw at 18 are com pletely different than what Im throwing now at 37, he said. He brings televised comedians to Val dosta by hosting monthly comedy shows at Mathis Auditorium, an event he deems successful. Its all kind of comedians, BET co medians, mostly that came from Comic View and Comedy Central, he said. He holds events for homecoming and an annual birthday bash in March. At his restaurant on Baytree Road, Harden offers his guests weekly live music and paint parties. Its something for those folks that are a little too old to go to the club but young enough to still want to turn up, he said. Harden said he has partnered with the Brush Up to host weekly paint series, an event that will pair the arts with musical genres. It is currently set to debut June 6. Were going to correlate those paint ings with the music, so thats coming up, he said. Just trying to be creative. Visit bignickradio.com, or search Big Nick Radio on Facebook, for more infor mation. Thomasvilles Signature Nightlife The Billiard Academy is as traditional in Downtown Thomasville as the brickpaved streets. Pool room, an employee says when answering the phone. The establishment, which opened in 1949, embraces an interior and exterior that is the same as they have been for de cades. A bar was installed 69 years ago. Owner Trip Brock purchased the 121 S. Broad St. business in 2009. Coming here from Atlanta and previously employed by a haberdashery, Brock worked in bars but had never owned one. Customers play darts and pool, drink beer and mingle at the Billiard Academy. Famous for its chili dogs, the favorable food items cost $2. A new version with shredded cheese and jalapeno peppers is available. Open seven days a week, dart tournaments are conducted Sundays at the Billiard Academy. Sonny Scully, a retired technical school welding instructor, goes there in the after noons to drink a beer and eat a hot dog. I catch up on all the news thats out there, Scully said. The Billiard Academy opens at 7 a.m. and also caters to people who work night shifts. Brock said night shift workers eat a couple of dogs, drink a beer and go home. When truck driver Cochran Moore was asked what he likes about the Billiard Academy, he said, Whats not to like? Moore usually visits the Billiard Acad emy on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. The place gives him a sense of home, he said. He compared it to being a mem ber of a club and considers the owner a friend. You can let your hair down in here, Moore said. Sarah Baggett, City of Thomasville CNS marketing director, said Thomasville nightspots have been drawing young pro fessionals for a couple of years. Thomasvilles night life is growing by leaps and bounds, she said. Nightlife evolves, and the scene in Georgia and North Florida seems to be changing with the times. Nightclub own ers are thinking outside of the box and people looking for a good time are bene tting. A plethora of venues are popping up within the SunLight Project coverage area, which includes Valdosta, Moultrie, Tifton, Thomasville, Milledgeville and Dalton, Ga., and Live Oak, Fla. Nightlife Growth Since Milledgevilles downtown area began rapidly attracting bars and restau rants in the late 1990s and early 2000s, the city has become a local destination for nightlife. With annual music festivals such as Deep Roots, Milledgeville residents hope their town is entering the golden age of music and nightlife. I would describe the current music scene as being in growth, and whats even better is that the bars and other local venues you can play at are embracing that, said Ian McNeal, a musician. In addition to hosting musicians on weekend nights, Bufngtons hosts open mic nights Mondays, karaoke nights Tuesdays and specials for Atlanta sports events throughout the year. Bufngtons, The Brick, Amici and Gringos all hold trivia contests on vari ous nights of the week. Valdostas nightlife is missing dance clubs, said Big Nick Harden, a self-pro claimed lifestyle specialist. Unfortunately, we dont have a lot of dance spots or dance clubs, so you kind of have to make them up or use other venues to create that party, he said. Harden said community support is nec essary for local entertainment headers to thrive. We cant jump out there if we dont have support from the community, so if we can get that support, I think we can continue building on the nightlife scene, he said. Valdosta is becoming more diverse with the introduction of paint parties and live musical performances, Harden said. Mikki Hudson, owner of Jessies Restaurant and Catering, said the city should be more consistent in catering to all ages and people should be more aware of happening events. If you look on that downtown calen rfntbnttbtbfftbttbtbfn ftbrtffbtttfftftfbn f rfn fffbnfttnt tftrttffbntb fbbbbfb SEE NIGHT, PAGE 13A

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MAY 2 & 3, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 13A Continued From Page 12A Night State & Region dar, theres plenty to do in this town, even if its just downtown, she said. Daniel Keesee fre quented other bars before working at Rum Runners, which he manages. He said Valdostas after-hour scene is refreshing and relaxing, though its not as busy as other towns. Keesee said the bar is considering a ladies night and offering military spe cials. New in Town Bliss Nightclub and Lounge opened almost a year ago and offers some thing a little different to Valdosta partygoers. In an attempt to bring New York nightlife to the city, owner Suhail Saqi said the hookah lounge has more than 100 avors of hookah that customers can mix and match. With our hookahs, its everything premium, ice houses, stuff you wont get down South, but in New York, up north, he said. Saqi said Bliss has premium tobacco, as well as non-tobacco and non-nicotine products for those only interested in the avors. Some of the avors for Egyptian and Saudi Ara bian hookahs are purple haze, Code 69, blueberry mufn, watermelon ice, strawberry ice and gummy bears. Pirates Cave kind of tastes like Skittles; you put it with strawberry, and so you have strawberry Skit tles now, Debby Earle, manager, said. Its really interesting the things that you can mix and match with; its really good. DJ Fatboy Rhymer of radio station WGOV spins for guests in the two-sid ed venue, Earle said. The lounge is for those wishing to relax, and the nightclub side is for customers look ing to dance. Patrons can customize any hookah to their lik ing, selecting from apple bowls, pineapple bowls and more. My thing is with cus tomer service, we strive for the best part, Saqi said. I dont want to take any shortcuts on that. Live music and open mic nights can be experi enced at Bliss, Saqi said. Bliss regular Wesley Charles visits the lounge two or three times per week and said he likes the close vicinity and stafng of the business. His favor ite avor is a combination of mint, peach and citrus. The staff that they have is very friendly and easy going and also very knowl edgeable when I ask about the different avors of the hookah, he said. Around Town Depending on ones taste, choosing a special nightlife venue can be dif cult for partygoers. Tifton provides a slew of bars, nightclubs and musical venues. Theres 41 and Main with Margarita Mondays, $2 Tuesdays, Wine Down Wednesdays, Ladies Night Thursdays and Beer Buck et Fridays. Also present are the Crazy Loon Saloon, Fresco Italiano, Logans, The Gin, The Local, The Pub and Wing Addiction. Thomasvilles nightlife arena consists of So. Ho. Broadstreet, Bloch Piano and Music Center, Rose Bowl Lanes, Hendersons, Michael Angelo Restau rant, Georgia and Louies and Hubs and Hops. In Live Oak, Fla., theres Heritage Square, an up coming entertainment district. We are hoping there will be something for ev eryone, said Kim Smiley, project specialist for the Community Redevelop ment Agency. Heritage Square encom passes the area between U.S. Highway 129 on the west, Duval Street on the north, Mussey Avenue on the east and the railroad on the south. One of the few restau rants in Live Oak consid ered to have a nightlife is The 406 on Duval, owned by Russell Cockburn and City Councilman Don Allen. When we opened the restaurant, we wanted this to be a destination, Allen said. People from Tallahassee, Jacksonville and Valdosta are coming to dine, he said. The SunLight Project team of journalists who contributed to this re port includes Amanda M. Usher, Sarah Warrender, Charles Oliver, Kevin Hall, Patti Dozier, Eve Guevara, Will Woolever and Jessie R. Box. To contact the SunLight team, email sunlightproject@ ganews.com. rfntbnnrtn e Health Benets of Singing a Tune 68953-1 1506 S. Ohio Ave. Live Oak, FL 32064Phone 386-208-1414 386-755-8680 Fax 386-208-1411 healthcorelibby@bellsouth.net John C. Palmer Physical erapist Lacey Bailey PT Assistant Locally Owned & Operated 68954-1Family Dentistry HERBERT C. MANTOOTH, D.D.S, P.A. Now Oering BOTOX!(386) 362-6556 1-800-829-6506 A person need not be auditioning for the next season of American Idol or e Voice to start belting out a favorite tune. According to the singing advocacy group Chorus America, more than 32 million American adults sing regularly in groups nationwide. Millions of children enjoy music education as part of their school curriculum as well. Although many people may restrict their singing to the shower or when no one is around to hear them, there are some surprising health benets of singing frequently and encouraging others to do so as well. Singing and stressScientists say that singing can have a calming but energizing eect on people. Singing can help tame stress but also li the spirits. Singing is a natural antidepressant. According to information published in Time magazine, singing may release endorphins associated with feelings of pleasure as well as stimulate the release of oxytocin, a hormone that is found to alleviate anxiety and stress. Prevention magazine notes that choir singers, who oen report feeling happy and free of signicant anxiety, may notice their moods improving when they start to sing.Singing and immune system functionSinging can be a form of exercise that works the lungs and other parts of the body required to project ones voice. Singing may lead to a stronger diaphragm and stimulation of circulation due to the greater amount of oxygen needed to carry a tune. Research conducted at the University of Frankfurt found that professional choir members who had their blood tested before and aer an hour-long rehearsal displayed a greater amount of antibodies called immunoglobulin A aer the rehearsal. ese increases were not found in the choir members who simply listened to music. In the study, titled Singing modulates mood, stress, cortisol, cytokine and neuropeptide activity in cancer patients and carers, researchers found higher levels of cytokines present in the blood of those who sung for an hour in a choir, and lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol.Singing and snoringSinging may help alleviate snoring. A 2008 study published in the journal Sleep Breath found that the prevalence and severity of snoring among semiprofessional singers and nonsingers indicated that singers scored lower on the snoring scale. Singing strengthens muscles in the airway that can help reduce snoring. Furthermore, the breathing required to sustain a song may help improve lung function and reduce symptoms of mild asthma.Singing and memorySinging may help improve mental alertness by delivering more oxygenated blood to the brain. For those with dementia, singing can improve concentration and memory recollection. e Alzheimers Society has a Singing for the Brain program to help people with dementia maintain their memories.Singing and social connectionsSinging with a group can reduce loneliness by bringing together like-minded people engaged in the same activity. Websites like ChoirPlace.com can help people nd choir groups near them. Please Call Ninan at 386-362-1734 to place your ad here68950-1 SUWANNEE RIVER READINGS Branford 2018The water levels provided here refer to the height at the US Hwy. 27 bridge in Branford in feet above mean sea level (ft-msl) at the gauging station. In the past the levels were read as gauge height not mean sea level. Sponsored By:SCAFFSBranfordSupermarket386-935-15274/24/18 .......... 10.27 4/25/18 .......... 10.22 4/26/18 ........... 10.17 4/27/18 ........... 10.17 4/28/18 ........... 10.08 4/29/18 ........... 10.01 4/30/18 ............. 9.94 78065-1 76048-1 DATE School Lunch Menu LAFAYETTE ELEMENTARYBREAKFAST LUNCH LAFAYETTE HIGH SCHOOLLUNCH BREAKFAST Spaghetti and Meat Sauce Mixed Vegetables Romaine Salad served with Ranch Dressing Bread Sticks Apple Slices Assorted Fresh Fruit Assorted MilkEntree #1 Spaghetti and Meat Sauce Entree #2 Honey Sriracha Chicken Mixed Vegetables Roamine Salad served with Ranch Dressing Bread Sticks Apple Slices Assorted Fresh Fruit Assorted Milk Sponsored By:Lunch and Breakfast are served at Lafayette Elementary and High School each day. Varieties of Milk choices are available at both schools each day. Alternate High School menus are in parentheses. Menus are subject to change due to availability of goods.5/07 Mon. 5/08 Tues. 5/09 Wed. 5/10 Thurs. 5/11 Fri.Whole grain Cheese Quesadilla Corn Black Beans Yellow Rice Salsa Diced Peaches Assorted Fresh Fruit Assorted MilkEntree #1 Chicken SandwichEntree #2 Hamburger on a BunServed with Lettuce, Tomatoes, Dill Pickles, Mayo, Mustard, Ketchup Potato Rounds Applesauce Assorted Fresh Fruit Assorted MilkEntree #1 Pepperoni Pizza Entree #2 Cheeseburger on a Bun served with Lettuce, Tomatoes, Dill Pickles, Mayonnaise, Mustard, Ketchup Carrots California Veggie Blend Fruit Cocktail Assorted Fresh Fruit Assorted MilkEntree #1 Pepperoni Pizza Entree #2 Cheeseburger on a Bun served with Lettuce, Tomatoes, Dill Pickles, Mayonnaise, Mustard, Ketchup, Carrots California Veggie Blend Fruit Cocktail Assorted Fresh Fruit Assorted MilkEntree #1 Peanut Butter & Jelly Cracker Sandwich Entree #2 Assorted Cereal served with Scooby-Doo Graham Crackers Pineapple Tidbits Assorted Fresh Fruit Assorted Milk Entree #1 Peanut Butter & Jelly Cracker Sandwich Entree #2 Assorted Cereal served with Scooby-Doo Graham Crackers Orange Juice Diced Peaches Assorted MilkEntree #1 Aunt Jemima Whole Grain Pancakes served with Syrup CupsEntree #2 Assorted Cereal served with Zoo Animal Crackers Pineapple Tidbits Bananas Assorted MilkEntree #1 Mini Bagels Cinnamon Cream Cheese Entree #2 Assorted Cereal served with Dick and Jane Crackers Diced Pears Assorted Fresh Fruit Assorted MilkEntree #1 Mini Bagels Cinnamon Cream CheeseEntree #2 Assorted Cereal served with Dick and Jane Crackers Diced Pears Oranges Assorted Milk Entree #1 Managers Choice Entree #2 Assorted Cereal served with Honey Maid Graham Crackers Apple Juice Bananas Assorted Milk Entree #1 Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Breakfast Round Entree #2 Assorted Cereal served with Bear Cinnamon Cracker Grahams Fruit Cocktail Oranges Assorted Milk Entree #1 Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Breakfast Round Entree #2 Assorted Cereal served with Bear Cinnamon Cracker Grahams Fruit Cocktail Assorted Fresh Fruit Assorted Milk Entree #1 Whole Grain Cheese QuesadillaEntree #2 Ground Beef NachosCorn Black Beans Yellow Rice Salsa Diced PeachesAssorted Fresh Fruit Assorted MilkEntree #1 Mini Orange Bread Entree #2 Assorted Cereal served with Honey Maid Graham Crackers Apple Juice Assorted Fresh Fruit Assorted MilkChicken Nuggets served with Honey Mustard Dressing or KetchupCarrot Sticks served with Ranch Dressing Sweet Green Peas Macaroni and Cheese Pineapple Tidbits Assorted Fresh Fruit Assorted MilkEntree #1 Chicken Nuggets served with Honey Mustard Dressing or KetchupEntree #2 Fish Nuggets served with KetchupCarrot Sticks served with Ranch Dressing Sweet Green Peas Macaroni and CheesePineapple Tidbits Assorted Fresh Fruit Assorted MilkEntree #1 Breakfast Pizza Entree #2 Assorted Cereal served with Zoo Animal Crackers Diced Peaches Assorted Fresh Fruit Assorted Milk Chicken on a Bun served with Lettuce, Tomatoes, Dill Pickles, Mayo, Mustard, Ketchup Potato Rounds Applesauce Assorted Fresh Fruit Assorted Milk

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MAY 2 & 3, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 14A All As Brandon Atwood DaQuandae Baker Dwayne Barber Dionna Bell Karleigh Bembry Kinleigh Bembry Mallory Blue Charlotte Brady Jackson Brady Maddox Brady Bella Brooker Amelia Budwick Lily Bunkley Jaden Burnau Hayleigh Capps Brookyln Carnley Zander Cason Evelyn Cazarez Denyla Cherry Destini Cherry Gavin Combass Jackson Combass Madison Cornett Karter Crider Kaydence Daniels Jack Davenport Mason Deas Ella Deas Josue Diaz-Ruiz Cody Doolittle Bailey Driggers Kenara Edmond Juliet Encarnacion Silva Lovie Folmar Noah Gaddy Estevan Gallegos Aleana Gallegos Joseline Garcia-Rendon Serenity Gardner McKenzi Goff Fernanda Gomez Danna Gomez-Pioquinto Jovanni Gomez-Ruiz Catalena Gonzalez Editch Gonzalez-Galvez Olivia Goolsby Kaden Green Josiah Grifn Anthony Guadagnoli Alahzae Henry Jalexia Howell Daliyah Hunter Mary-Claire Hunter Emily Hutto Trachelle Johnson Tamareon Johnson Joshua Johnson Dilyla Jones Nick Juarez-Venegas Iyon Lewis 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MAY 2 & 3, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 15A 77860-1 rfrfntb n All Day $ 13 99 JASPER The Hamilton County El ementary School PTOs inaugural beauty pageant is set for May 19. The pageant, which will begin at 6 p.m. in the HCES cafeteria, will raise money for the PTO. Admission is $5. There are four crowns to be handed out at the pageant, which has the theme of Red Carpet Premier: Miss, Jr. Miss, Little Miss and Tiny Miss. Among those competing for the title of Miss HCES are Gracie Ball, Mia Bautista, DeNyla Cherry, Ella Deas, Neveah Grant, Amiya Harris, JDyn Hunt, Aurora Sand ers, Breanna Simone and Ariel Zipperer. The Junior Miss HCES contestants include Lily Bunkley, Hayleigh Capps, Aisia Daniels, Aryanna Mitchell, Allison Norris, Zumy Smith-Salqueiro and Jaden Tolle. Competing in the Little Miss HCES contest are Destini Cherry, Kaydence Daniels, Khloe Floyd, Olivia Goolsby, Zaria Graham, Daliyah Hunter, Emily Hutto, ANari Morgan, DeAsia Newsome, Shyanne Robinson, Alicia Simmons and Jordan Skaggs. In the running for Tiny Miss HCES are Addibelle Godwin, BreAsia McCloud, Chyna McGrew, Shalanena Smith, Ans lynn Tanner and Khamani Williams. rfrnrtbfr rntt ttrr bb rttbfrbf r tfbbtrtr trt bftt fftrntr ttftn brnt bftbfn trtb r Can you believe summer is just around the corner? Even though the weather is giving us fair warning, it seems unreal that we are in the last month of school. It occurred to me that we take great pains to prepare our children for heading back to school every August, but I wonder if we put much thought into how they will spend the summer. You may be thinking, Isnt this supposed to be summer vacation? Absolutely! What I am suggesting is not a rigid schedule, but just a to-do list of sorts with some goals to accomplish during the break. One of the best reasons behind this thought is the ndings of a recent study that reported a 155 percent spike in childrens TV viewing during the summer. This has become such a concern that the American Academy of Pediatrics pub lished a report identifying our childrens TV habits as a national health hazard, contributing to kids obesi ty, and serving them an un healthy portion of murder, consequence-free sex and commercial messages every year. A quick ip through the channels conrms the nd ings of this report. Not so many years ago American morality would not have stood for the things that are freely owing on TV today: promiscuity, coarse jokes, blatant disrespect on every level: children to parents, teachers and the elderly, men to women and vice versa, the betrayal of friendships, not to mention the sex and violence-all bathed in crude humor. What in the world are we watching, and do we really think that these unhealthy portions will not affect our thoughts and actions, as well as those of our chil dren? King David didnt have Heart Matters Plan an active summer vacation from school, TV television but he did have a great thought that we can apply today: I will set no worthless or wicked thing before my eyes (Psalm 101:3) We are wise to fol low suit! Here are a few sugges tions: set a goal to read one book a week and then head to your local library; plan a day to head to the springs or beach with a few friends or family; bake some treats and visit an elderly person or a nursing home; visit a museum; join a Zumba class together (lots of fun!); plan a board game night; organize family photos into an album and relive some fun memories and check out the childrens programs (VBS and other summer events) offered by many area churches. As you can tell, the opportunities are limitless! In fact, you may just get so busy having fun that you decide there isnt time for TV. At any rate, this kind of planning will help keep the TV viewing in balance for a healthier family, both physically and spiritually. Because their hearts really do matter. Have a great summer! Blessings, Angie Follow Angie on Twitter: Angie Land @HeartMttrs Heart Matters is a weekly column written by Angie Land, Director of the Family Life Ministries of the La fayette Baptist Association, where she teaches Bible studies, leads marriage and family conferences and offers Biblical counseling to individuals, couples and families. Contact Angie with questions or comments at lan dangie4@gmail.com.

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Sports SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS MAY 2 & 3, 2018 rf Pittman enters FHSAA Hall of Fame michael.jones@gaflnews.com GAINESVILLE Longtime football coach Mike Pittman is now part of the Florida High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame. Pittman, who led Suwannee to four consecutive state titles from 1987 to 1990, was one of the eight members of the 2017 FHSAA rfnrtbnrnn rfntfbrnbbftbb rrrrr Ellefson, McDonald lead Lafayette to district title Hornets win 13th consecutive district championship michael.jones@ganews.com JASPER Haley Ellefsons softball career at Lafayette has been lled with individual and team acco lades. The senior added to her long list of accomplishments with a memorable perfor mance in the April 26 district championship game. With LHS and Madison County tied at 3 in the bottom of the fth inning, Ellefson blasted the go-ahead home run to right eld. The Hornets made the run count, holding on for a 4-3 victory to earn their 13th straight district title. Tie ballgame, the intensity was really high I loved it, Ellefson said of the at-bat. I saw it coming straight in and drove it with my hands. As her high school play ing days come to a close, Ellefson, a SouthWestern State signee, is in the midst of an incredible run at the plate. Shes on an 11-game hitting streak, which includes seven home runs in her last 38 atbats. Not only did she come through at the plate on Thurs day, Ellefson also pitched a scoreless seventh inning to get the save. Haley is Haley. She hit the winning home run and comes in and throws heat at the end. Were going to miss her, said Hornets coach Tommy Chambers. Ellefson came on in relief of sophomore Richelle Mc Donald, who pitched another good game against Madison County (17-7). tr tttnt Track and Field: Twelve area athletes qualify for state meet Athletes from Suwannee, Branford and Lafayette have qualified for the FHSAA Track and Field State Championships. The Buccaneers (Class 1A) had four individual qualifiers as well as one re lay team. The Bulldogs (Class 2A) will send four participants while the Hornets (Class 1A) will send one. The state meet will be held Friday and Saturday at the University of North Flor idas Hodges Stadium in Jacksonville. The BHS girls 4x400 team of Zamaria Granado, Hannah Terry, Trinity Thom as and Kaylah Johnson ran a time of 4:21.52 in a regional meet to earn a spot at state. Nathalia Veal (2.55 meters) will compete in pole vault and Trinity Thom as (10.05 meters) is in the shot put. For the BHS boys, pole vaulter CJ Pepper had a mark of 3.60 meters and Dakota Stevens ran the 400-meter dash in 53.11. Lafayettes Jasmine Lewis finished third at regionals with a 10.94 meter distance in the triple jump. Out of the 24 Class 1A qualiers for the girls triple jump, she is ranked fth going into state. For the SHS boys, Micah Hilliard and Timmy Choe qualied for multiple events. Hunter Merola earned a spot in the pole vault. Hilliard ran a 1:57.25 in the 800-meter run and a 4:25.50 in the 1600-meter run, Hes ranked fth in the 800 and sixth in the 1600 going into the state meet. Choe will compete in the 1600 (4:32.59) and the 3200 (9:42.66). Merola (4.05 meters) finished second at regionals. There are only three ath letes with a better mark than Merola. For the SHS girls, Elexxis Davis qual ified in the 100-meter hurdles (16.16). Softball: Baker County again defeats Suwannee for district title Bulldogs on the road for regional quarternal nttbrfttrr rrbbrrrrrb rrttrtbbnbbr trttb GLEN ST. MARY Baker County de feated Suwannee 6-1 on April 26 for the District 3-5A Cham pionship. This was the third straight year that the two teams met for the district title, with the Wild cats winning all three games. Suwannee had eight hits two from freshman Carson Fri er but could only get one run. Tieraney Hollon drove in Caile igh Croft for the Bull dogs lone run. SHS will have a tough rst-round play off game on Wednes day at West Nassau. It will be a rematch of last years regional quarternal a game that the Bulldogs won 2-0. ntbrtt JASPER The Hamilton County football team is back to work with plenty of energy and excitement for the new season. The Trojans are preparing the next four weeks for their spring scrimmage, which will be played at home against Franklin County on May 17. SEE PITTMAN, PAGE 4B SEE ELLEFSON, PAGE 4B

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MAY 2 & 3, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 2B Public Notices Protecting Your Right to Know Lafayette County Courthouse Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LAFAYETTE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 18000013CPAXMX IN RE: The Estate of LACRETIA MARIE BARRINGTON, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (SUMMARY ADMINISTRATION) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of LACRETIA MARIE BARRINGTON, deceased, File No. 18000013CPAXMX, by the Circuit Court for Lafayette County, Florida, Probate Division, the ad dress of which is P.O. Box 88, Mayo, FL 32066; that the decedents date of death was October 25, 2017; that the total cash value of the estate is less than $75,000.00 and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name: Jonathan Scott Barrington Address: 606 SW Freedom Rd., Mayo, FL 32066 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the dece dent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this No tice is April 26, 2018. Attorney for Person Giving Notice: HILL LAW ASSOCIATES, PLLC By: /s/ Dana E. Hill DANA E. HILL Email: dhill@hilllawassociates.com Florida Bar No. 980412 230 Court Street, S.E. Live Oak, Florida 32064 Telephone: (386) 362-1900 Telefax: (386) 362-1902 Person Giving Notice: /s/ Jonathan Scott Barrington JONATHAN SCOTT BARRINGTON 04/26, 05/03/2018 Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LAFAYETTE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 18000013CPAXMX IN RE: The Estate of LACRETIA MARIE BARRINGTON, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (SUMMARY ADMINISTRATION) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of LACRETIA MARIE BARRINGTON, deceased, File No. 18000013CPAXMX, by the Circuit Court for Lafayette County, Florida, Probate Division, the ad dress of which is P.O. Box 88, Mayo, FL 32066; that the decedents date of death was October 25, 2017; that the total cash value of the estate is less than $75,000.00 and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name: Jonathan Scott Barrington Address: 606 SW Freedom Rd., Mayo, FL 32066 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the dece dent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this No tice is April 26, 2018. Attorney for Person Giving Notice: HILL LAW ASSOCIATES, PLLC By: /s/ Dana E. Hill DANA E. HILL Email: dhill@hilllawassociates.com Florida Bar No. 980412 230 Court Street, S.E. Live Oak, Florida 32064 Telephone: (386) 362-1900 Telefax: (386) 362-1902 Person Giving Notice: /s/ Jonathan Scott Barrington JONATHAN SCOTT BARRINGTON 04/26, 05/03/2018 NOTICE OF HEARING The Lafayette County School Board will conduct a public hearing on Tues day, May 15, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. to consider revisions/replacement of the following Rule: WELLNESS PROGRAM The Board has considered the eco nomic impact of the amended policy, and upon approval and adoption of this policy by the School Board, Lafay ette County Schools will comply with the guidelines set forth for the health and wellness of all students and em ployees. Date of Approval by School Board for Advertisement: April 17, 2018 Statutory Authority: Section 1001.41, 1001.42, 1001.43, 1003.42, 1003.453, 1003.36, 1006.06, 1006.0605, 1006.0606, 595.405 Florida Statutes Laws Implemented: P.L. 108-265, Section 204 National School Lunch Act (42 USC 1751 et seq.) Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 USC 1771 et seq.) Local School Wellness Policy (42 USC 1758b) Competitive Food Service and Stan dards (7 C.F.R.210.11) Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 State Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Rules: 5P1.001, 5P-1.002, 5P-1003 A copy of this Rule of the Lafayette County School Board is available for public inspection at the Office of the Superintendent of Schools, Lafayette County School Board, 363 NE Craw ford Street, Mayo, Florida. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Mon day through Friday. Robert Edwards, Superintendent of Schools 04/26, 05/03, 05/10/2018 Legals NOTICE OF HEARING The Lafayette County School Board will conduct a public hearing on Tues day, May 15, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. to consider revisions/replacement of the following Rule: WELLNESS PROGRAM The Board has considered the eco nomic impact of the amended policy, and upon approval and adoption of this policy by the School Board, Lafay ette County Schools will comply with the guidelines set forth for the health and wellness of all students and em ployees. Date of Approval by School Board for Advertisement: April 17, 2018 Statutory Authority: Section 1001.41, 1001.42, 1001.43, 1003.42, 1003.453, 1003.36, 1006.06, 1006.0605, 1006.0606, 595.405 Florida Statutes Laws Implemented: P.L. 108-265, Section 204 National School Lunch Act (42 USC 1751 et seq.) Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 USC 1771 et seq.) Local School Wellness Policy (42 USC 1758b) Competitive Food Service and Stan dards (7 C.F.R.210.11) Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 State Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Rules: 5P1.001, 5P-1.002, 5P-1003 A copy of this Rule of the Lafayette County School Board is available for public inspection at the Office of the Superintendent of Schools, Lafayette County School Board, 363 NE Craw ford Street, Mayo, Florida. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Mon day through Friday. Robert Edwards, Superintendent of Schools 04/26, 05/03, 05/10/2018 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CONCERNING A VARIANCE AS PROVIDED FOR IN THE TOWN OF MAYO LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS BY THE PLANNING AND ZONING BOARD OF THE TOWN OF MAYO, FLORIDA, SERVING AS THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT OF THE TOWN OF MAYO, FLORIDA, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to Sections 163.3161 through 163.3248, Florida Statutes, as amended, and the Town of Mayo Land Development Regulations, as amended, hereinafter referred to as the Land Development Regulations, objections, recommen dations and comments concerning a variance, as described below, will be heard by the Planning and Zoning Board of the Town of Mayo, Florida, serving as the Board of Adjustment of the Town of Mayo, Florida, at a public hearing on May 14, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, in the Town Council Meeting Room, Town Hall located at 276 West Main Street, Mayo, Florida. V 18-01 a petition by the Town Coun cil, as agent for Mildred Ann McKiver to request a variance be granted as provided for in Section 4.5.7 of the Land Development Regulations, to reduce the front yard setback require ment from 25 feet to 7.5 feet from the South property line and to reduce the front yard setback requirement from 25 feet to 7.5 feet from the West property line within a RESIDENTIAL, (MIXED) SINGLE FAMILY/MOBILE HOME-2 (RSF/MH-2) zoning district in accordance with a petition dated April 27, 2018, to be located on property de scribed, as follows: A parcel of land lying within Section 13, Township 5 South, Range 11 East, Lafayette County, Florida. Being more particularly described, as follows: Commence at the Southwest corner of Block 39 of Knights Addition to the Town of Mayo, as recorded in the Pub lic Records of Lafayette County, Flor ida, for the Point of Beginning; thence East 140.00 feet, along the North right-of-way line of Palmetto Street; thence North 100.00 feet; thence West 140.00 feet; thence South 100.00 feet, along the East right-of-way line of Southwest Martin Luther King Jr. Bou levard, to the Point of Beginning. Containing 0.30 acre, more or less. The public hearing may be continued to one or more future dates. Any in terested party shall be advised that the date, time and place of any con tinuation of the public hearing shall be announced during the public hearing and that no further notice concerning the matter will be published, unless said continuation exceeds six calen dar weeks from the date of the above referenced public hearing. At the aforementioned public hearing, all interested parties may appear to be heard with respect to the variance. Copies of the petition for a variance are available for public inspection at the Office of the Town Clerk, Town Hall located on 276 West Main Street, Mayo, Florida, during regular business hours. All persons are advised that if they decide to appeal any decision made at the above referenced public hearing, they will need a record of the proceed ings, and that, for such purpose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Persons with disabilities request ing reasonable accommodations to participate in this proceeding should contact Linda Cone, Town Clerk, at 386.294.1551 at least 48 hours pri or to the public hearing. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the Florida Relay Service at 1.800.855.8770 or 1.800.955.8771. 05/03/2018 Legals NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CONCERNING A VARIANCE AS PROVIDED FOR IN THE TOWN OF MAYO LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS BY THE PLANNING AND ZONING BOARD OF THE TOWN OF MAYO, FLORIDA, SERVING AS THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT OF THE TOWN OF MAYO, FLORIDA, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to Sections 163.3161 through 163.3248, Florida Statutes, as amended, and the Town of Mayo Land Development Regulations, as amended, hereinafter referred to as the Land Development Regulations, objections, recommen dations and comments concerning a variance, as described below, will be heard by the Planning and Zoning Board of the Town of Mayo, Florida, serving as the Board of Adjustment of the Town of Mayo, Florida, at a public hearing on May 14, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, in the Town Council Meeting Room, Town Hall located at 276 West Main Street, Mayo, Florida. V 18-01 a petition by the Town Coun cil, as agent for Mildred Ann McKiver to request a variance be granted as provided for in Section 4.5.7 of the Land Development Regulations, to reduce the front yard setback require ment from 25 feet to 7.5 feet from the South property line and to reduce the front yard setback requirement from 25 feet to 7.5 feet from the West property line within a RESIDENTIAL, (MIXED) SINGLE FAMILY/MOBILE HOME-2 (RSF/MH-2) zoning district in accordance with a petition dated April 27, 2018, to be located on property de scribed, as follows: A parcel of land lying within Section 13, Township 5 South, Range 11 East, Lafayette County, Florida. Being more particularly described, as follows: Commence at the Southwest corner of Block 39 of Knights Addition to the Town of Mayo, as recorded in the Pub lic Records of Lafayette County, Flor ida, for the Point of Beginning; thence East 140.00 feet, along the North right-of-way line of Palmetto Street; thence North 100.00 feet; thence West 140.00 feet; thence South 100.00 feet, along the East right-of-way line of Southwest Martin Luther King Jr. Bou levard, to the Point of Beginning. Containing 0.30 acre, more or less. The public hearing may be continued to one or more future dates. Any in terested party shall be advised that the date, time and place of any con tinuation of the public hearing shall be announced during the public hearing and that no further notice concerning the matter will be published, unless said continuation exceeds six calen dar weeks from the date of the above referenced public hearing. At the aforementioned public hearing, all interested parties may appear to be heard with respect to the variance. Copies of the petition for a variance are available for public inspection at the Office of the Town Clerk, Town Hall located on 276 West Main Street, Mayo, Florida, during regular business hours. All persons are advised that if they decide to appeal any decision made at the above referenced public hearing, they will need a record of the proceed ings, and that, for such purpose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Persons with disabilities request ing reasonable accommodations to participate in this proceeding should contact Linda Cone, Town Clerk, at 386.294.1551 at least 48 hours pri or to the public hearing. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the Florida Relay Service at 1.800.855.8770 or 1.800.955.8771. 05/03/2018 Legals NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CONCERNING A VARIANCE AS PROVIDED FOR IN THE TOWN OF MAYO LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS BY THE PLANNING AND ZONING BOARD OF THE TOWN OF MAYO, FLORIDA, SERVING AS THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT OF THE TOWN OF MAYO, FLORIDA, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to Sections 163.3161 through 163.3248, Florida Statutes, as amended, and the Town of Mayo Land Development Regulations, as amended, hereinafter referred to as the Land Development Regulations, objections, recommen dations and comments concerning a variance, as described below, will be heard by the Planning and Zoning Board of the Town of Mayo, Florida, serving as the Board of Adjustment of the Town of Mayo, Florida, at a public hearing on May 14, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, in the Town Council Meeting Room, Town Hall located at 276 West Main Street, Mayo, Florida. V 18-01 a petition by the Town Coun cil, as agent for Mildred Ann McKiver to request a variance be granted as provided for in Section 4.5.7 of the Land Development Regulations, to reduce the front yard setback require ment from 25 feet to 7.5 feet from the South property line and to reduce the front yard setback requirement from 25 feet to 7.5 feet from the West property line within a RESIDENTIAL, (MIXED) SINGLE FAMILY/MOBILE HOME-2 (RSF/MH-2) zoning district in accordance with a petition dated April 27, 2018, to be located on property de scribed, as follows: A parcel of land lying within Section 13, Township 5 South, Range 11 East, Lafayette County, Florida. Being more particularly described, as follows: Commence at the Southwest corner of Block 39 of Knights Addition to the Town of Mayo, as recorded in the Pub lic Records of Lafayette County, Flor ida, for the Point of Beginning; thence East 140.00 feet, along the North right-of-way line of Palmetto Street; thence North 100.00 feet; thence West 140.00 feet; thence South 100.00 feet, along the East right-of-way line of Southwest Martin Luther King Jr. Bou levard, to the Point of Beginning. Containing 0.30 acre, more or less. The public hearing may be continued to one or more future dates. Any in terested party shall be advised that the date, time and place of any con tinuation of the public hearing shall be announced during the public hearing and that no further notice concerning the matter will be published, unless said continuation exceeds six calen dar weeks from the date of the above referenced public hearing. At the aforementioned public hearing, all interested parties may appear to be heard with respect to the variance. Copies of the petition for a variance are available for public inspection at the Office of the Town Clerk, Town Hall located on 276 West Main Street, Mayo, Florida, during regular business hours. All persons are advised that if they decide to appeal any decision made at the above referenced public hearing, they will need a record of the proceed ings, and that, for such purpose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Persons with disabilities request ing reasonable accommodations to participate in this proceeding should contact Linda Cone, Town Clerk, at 386.294.1551 at least 48 hours pri or to the public hearing. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the Florida Relay Service at 1.800.855.8770 or 1.800.955.8771. 05/03/2018 PUBLIC NOTICE The Lafayette County Commission will be accepting sealed bids to reroof the Bell Woodworks portion at the Industrial Park. The bids will be opened at a regular Board meeting on Monday, May 14, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Bids must be turned in to the Lafayette County Clerk of Courts office by 8:30 a.m. on Monday, May 14, 201 8. Any one interested in bidding this project or looking at the job before bidding, should contact Marcus Calhoun at (386) 209-2472. Listed below are the specifications for the job: 1) Remove and replace roof metal on the north half of the roof match the metal on the south half and use full length metal 29 gauge. 2) Remove and replace all rotten wood as needed. 3) Remove and replace the west gable end metal. 4) Cut back both the east and west gable eave and install the rake trim. 5) The County will supply all roof metal, trim, sealants, screws, and any other roofing component (the contrac tor will need to determine the length of metal needed for the job). 6) A permit will be required on this job with no permit fee. Contractor must provide copy of license, work comp, and liability insurance on all workers going to be on the job with bid. The Board of County Commissioners of Lafayette County, Florida reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive formalities, to re-advertise and award the bid to the best interest of La fayette County, Florida and to accept the lowest and best bid. By Order Of: Earnest L. Jones, Chairman 05/03, 05/10/2018 Legals PUBLIC NOTICE The Lafayette County Commission will be accepting sealed bids to reroof the Bell Woodworks portion at the Industrial Park. The bids will be opened at a regular Board meeting on Monday, May 14, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Bids must be turned in to the Lafayette County Clerk of Courts office by 8:30 a.m. on Monday, May 14, 201 8. Any one interested in bidding this project or looking at the job before bidding, should contact Marcus Calhoun at (386) 209-2472. Listed below are the specifications for the job: 1) Remove and replace roof metal on the north half of the roof match the metal on the south half and use full length metal 29 gauge. 2) Remove and replace all rotten wood as needed. 3) Remove and replace the west gable end metal. 4) Cut back both the east and west gable eave and install the rake trim. 5) The County will supply all roof metal, trim, sealants, screws, and any other roofing component (the contrac tor will need to determine the length of metal needed for the job). 6) A permit will be required on this job with no permit fee. Contractor must provide copy of license, work comp, and liability insurance on all workers going to be on the job with bid. The Board of County Commissioners of Lafayette County, Florida reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive formalities, to re-advertise and award the bid to the best interest of La fayette County, Florida and to accept the lowest and best bid. By Order Of: Earnest L. 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MAY 2 & 3, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 3B Public Notices Protecting Your Right to Know Public Notices Protecting Your Right to Know Legals NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION Auction to be held at: Duncan Tire & Auto 970 Hamilton Ave., NE Live Oak, FL 32064 386-362-4743 Auction Date & Time: May 21, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. The following vehicles will be auc tioned for unpaid storage & towing charges. 1999 INFINITY VIN # JNKCA21A2XT750276 2008 HYUNDAI VIN # 5NPET46CX8H352121 2004 FORD VIN # 1FAFP53U04G168113 2013 INFINITY VIN # JN1CV6AP4DM302163 1990 FORD VIN # 1FACP52U5LG118973 05/02/2018 Stay Informed!Exercise Your Right To Know! Legals NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW PURSUANT TO SECTION 865.09, FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to en gage in business under the fictitious name of Trendsetters Customs locat ed at: 1370 Howard St. E in the County of Suwannee in the City of Live Oak Florida 32064 intends to register the said name with the Division of Corpo rations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Live Oak Florida, this 26th day of April 2018. Owner Name: Robert C Thon 05/02/2018 PUBLIC NOTICE Suwannee County Tourist Devel opment Council has Sponsorship and Special Funding to market and promote Suwannee County events that directly benefit local tourism by increasing lodging, occupancy, and tourism tax collection in Suwannee County. This funding program is for requests of $10,000 or more. Applications will be available on line at www.floridasnewfrontier.com by email, or at our office. The appli cation period will open May 2, 2018 and applications will be due on May 25, 2018. If you have questions contact Charis sa Setzer, Marketing Coordinator, at 386-330-2220 or email charissas@ suwgov.org. 05/02/2018 Legals PUBLIC NOTICE Suwannee County Tourist Devel opment Council has Sponsorship and Special Funding to market and promote Suwannee County events that directly benefit local tourism by increasing lodging, occupancy, and tourism tax collection in Suwannee County. This funding program is for requests of $10,000 or more. Applications will be available on line at www.floridasnewfrontier.com by email, or at our office. The appli cation period will open May 2, 2018 and applications will be due on May 25, 2018. If you have questions contact Charis sa Setzer, Marketing Coordinator, at 386-330-2220 or email charissas@ suwgov.org. 05/02/2018 NEED TO PLACE A LEGAL AD? CONTA CTNORTH FLORIDACLASSI F IEDS 386-362-1734 FIND IT IN THE LEGALS Legals GRANT APPLICATION FOR EXCEPTIONAL STUDENTS The Hamilton County School Board is in the process of developing a grant application for Exceptional Student Education Federal Entitlement and Discretionary Supplemental Projects, IDEA Part B, for 2018-2019 school year. This grant is for students with disabilities, and who are in need of additional special services, ages 3-21. The grant will also address the needs of preschool children with dis abilities, ages 3-5. Comments will be accepted between May 1, and May 31, 2018. Comments may be submitted in writing to Betty Linton, Exception al Student Education (ESE)Coordi nator, 5683 US Highway 129 South, Suite 1, Jasper, Florida 32052,via email at betty.linton@hamiltonfl.com ; or via fax at (386) 792-7883. Copies will be available upon request. If you have questions about this document, please contact the ESE Office at 386792-7852. 05/03, 05/10, 05/17, 05/24/2018 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HAMILTON COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 24-2017-CA-000072 U.S. BANK TRUST, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR LSF9 MASTER PARTICIPATION TRUST, Plaintiff, vs. DOUGLAS L. MCGAULEY, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursu ant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo sure dated April 9, 2018, and entered in Case No. 24-2017-CA-000072 of the Circuit Court of the Third Judicial Circuit in and for Hamilton County, Florida in which U.S. Bank Trust, N.A., as Trustee for LSF9 Master Participa tion Trust, is the Plaintiff and Douglas L. McGauley, Unknown Party #1 n/k/a Jacquie West, Unknown Party #2, are defendants, the Hamilton County Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the lobby of the Hamilton County Courthouse, 207 NE 1st Street, Jas per, FL 32052, Hamilton County, Flori da at 11:00 AM on the 24th day of May, 2018, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: PARCEL 1 START ON CENTERLINE ON STATE ROAD 249 AT SECTION 738+21.52 AND RUN NORTH 1 DE GREE 57 MINUTES 42 SECONDS WEST, 16.79 FEET TO THE SOUTH EAST CORNER OF NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH, RANGE 13 EAST, HAMIL TON COUNTY, FLORIDA, THENCE NORTH 11 MINUTES 50 SECONDS WEST, 23.18 FEET ALONG SEC TION LINE TO NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF SAID STATE ROAD 249 AT POINT OF BEGINNING AND SOUTHEAST CORNER OF HERE IN DESCRIBED LOT 1; THENCE SOUTH 88 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 18 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE, 169.5 FEET TO CENTERLINE OF 50 FOOT WIDE ACCESS WAY; THENCE NORTH 1 DEGREE 04 MINUTES 42 SEC ONDS WEST, 362 FEET ALONG SAID ACCESS WAY CENTER LINE TO BEGINNING OF A CUL-DE-SAC; THENCE NORTH 88 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 18 SECONDS EAST, 25 FEET TO EDGE OF SAID ACCESS EASEMENT; THENCE NORTH 67 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 18 SEC ONDS EAST, 147.45 FEET TO SEC TION LINE; THENCE SOUTH 33 DE GREES 50 MINUTES EAST, 416.15 FEET ALONG SECTION LINE TO POINT OF BEGINNING AND BEING A PART OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 1, AND SUBJECT TO A 25 FOOT WIDE ACCESS EASEMENT ALONG THE WEST SIDE. PARCEL 2 COMMENCE AT THE POINT OF INTERSECTION OF THE EAST LINE OF SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH, RANGE 13 EAST, HAM ILTON COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND THE CENTERLINE OF STATE ROAD NUMBER 249; THENCE RUN NORTH 157 MINUTES 42 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE SAID EAST LINE OF SECTION 1, A DISTANCE OF 456.12 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE TO RUN NORTH 1 DEGREE 57 MIN UTES 42 SECONDS WEST, ALONG SAID EAST LINE OF SECTION 1, A DISTANCE OF 129.45 FEET TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LYNN LAKES ESTATES ANNEX, A SUBDIVISION OF SAID SECTION 1, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN THE PUBLIC RE CORDS OF HAMILTON COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE RUN SOUTH 87 DEGREES 40 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE SOUTHERLY LINE OF SAID LYNN LAKES ESTATES ANNEX, A DISTANCE OF 298.90 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTHERLY, ALONG THE EAST LINE OF LAND OF PEACH, A DISTANCE OF 246.45 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 88 DE GREES 55 MINUTES 18 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 160.00 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 1 DE GREE 04 MINUTES 42 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 62.00 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 67 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 18 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 147.45 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. PARCEL 3 COMMENCE AT THE POINT OF INTERSECTION OF THE EAST LINE OF SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH, RANGE 13 EAST, HAM ILTON COUNTY, FLORIDA AND THE CENTERLINE OF STATE ROAD NUMBER 249; THENCE RUN NORTH 1 DEGREE 57 MINUTES 42 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE SAID EAST LINE OF SECTION 1, A DISTANCE OF 39.97 FEET TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE LANDS DESCRIBED IN THE WAR RANTY DEED FROM GRANTORS HEREIN TO GRANTEES HEREIN, DATED DECEMBER 10, 1976, RE CORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 132, PAGE 73, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HAMILTON COUN TY, FLORIDA AND THE NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF STATE ROAD NUMBER 249; THENCE RUN SOUTH 88 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 18 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE SAID NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF STATE ROAD NUMBER 249, A DISTANCE OF 169.50 FEET TO THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF LAND DESCRIBED IN SAID RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 132, PAGE 73, AND THE POINT OF BE GINNING, THENCE RUN NORTH 1 DEGREE 04 MINUTES 42 SEC ONDS WEST ALONG THE WEST LINE OF LANDS DESCRIBED IN SAID DEED RECORDED IN OFFI CIAL RECORDS BOOK 132, PAGE 73, A DISTANCE OF 300 FEET, TO THE SOUTH LINE OF THE LANDS DESCRIBED IN THE WARRAN TY DEED FROM THE GRANTORS HEREIN TO GRANTEES HEREIN DATED MAY 22, 1980, RECORDED ON OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 148, PAGE 275, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HAMILTON COUNTY, FLORI DA; THENCE RUN SOUTH 88 DE GREES 55 MINUTES 18 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF THE LAND DESCRIBED IN SAID DEED RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 148, PAGE 275, A DISTANCE OF 135.0 FEET TO THE EAST LINE OF LANDS OF PEACH; THENCE RUN SOUTH 1 DEGREE 04 MINUTES 42 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE SAID EAST LINE OF LANDS OF PEACH, A DISTANCE OF 300 FEET, TO THE NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF STATE ROAD NUMBER 249; THENCE RUN NORTH 88 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 18 SECONDS EAST, ALONG THE SAID NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF STATE ROAD NUMBER 249, A DISTANCE OF 135.00 FEET MORE OR LESS TO THE POINT OF BEGIN NING. A/K/A 101 RUSTIC PINES, JASPER, FL 32052 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim with in 60 days after the sale. Dated in Hamilton County, Florida this 10th day of April, 2018. (Court Seal) Greg Godwin Clerk of the Circuit Court Hamilton County, Florida By: /s/ Cynthia Johnson Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain as sistance. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation to participate should call the ADA Co ordinator, Jacquetta Bradley, P.O. Box 1569, Lake City, FL 32056, 386719-7428, within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if you are voice impaired call (800) 955-8770. To file response please contact Hamilton County Clerk of Court, 207 NE 1st Street, Room 106, Jasper, FL 32052, Tel: (386) 792-1288; Fax: (386) 792-3524. 05/03, 05/10/2018 Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HAMILTON COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 24-2017-CA-000072 U.S. BANK TRUST, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR LSF9 MASTER PARTICIPATION TRUST, Plaintiff, vs. DOUGLAS L. MCGAULEY, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursu ant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo sure dated April 9, 2018, and entered in Case No. 24-2017-CA-000072 of the Circuit Court of the Third Judicial Circuit in and for Hamilton County, Florida in which U.S. Bank Trust, N.A., as Trustee for LSF9 Master Participa tion Trust, is the Plaintiff and Douglas L. McGauley, Unknown Party #1 n/k/a Jacquie West, Unknown Party #2, are defendants, the Hamilton County Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the lobby of the Hamilton County Courthouse, 207 NE 1st Street, Jas per, FL 32052, Hamilton County, Flori da at 11:00 AM on the 24th day of May, 2018, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: PARCEL 1 START ON CENTERLINE ON STATE ROAD 249 AT SECTION 738+21.52 AND RUN NORTH 1 DE GREE 57 MINUTES 42 SECONDS WEST, 16.79 FEET TO THE SOUTH EAST CORNER OF NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH, RANGE 13 EAST, HAMIL TON COUNTY, FLORIDA, THENCE NORTH 11 MINUTES 50 SECONDS WEST, 23.18 FEET ALONG SEC TION LINE TO NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF SAID STATE ROAD 249 AT POINT OF BEGINNING AND SOUTHEAST CORNER OF HERE IN DESCRIBED LOT 1; THENCE SOUTH 88 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 18 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE, 169.5 FEET TO CENTERLINE OF 50 FOOT WIDE ACCESS WAY; THENCE NORTH 1 DEGREE 04 MINUTES 42 SEC ONDS WEST, 362 FEET ALONG SAID ACCESS WAY CENTER LINE TO BEGINNING OF A CUL-DE-SAC; THENCE NORTH 88 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 18 SECONDS EAST, 25 FEET TO EDGE OF SAID ACCESS EASEMENT; THENCE NORTH 67 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 18 SEC ONDS EAST, 147.45 FEET TO SEC TION LINE; THENCE SOUTH 33 DE GREES 50 MINUTES EAST, 416.15 FEET ALONG SECTION LINE TO POINT OF BEGINNING AND BEING A PART OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 1, AND SUBJECT TO A 25 FOOT WIDE ACCESS EASEMENT ALONG THE WEST SIDE. PARCEL 2 COMMENCE AT THE POINT OF INTERSECTION OF THE EAST LINE OF SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH, RANGE 13 EAST, HAM ILTON COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND THE CENTERLINE OF STATE ROAD NUMBER 249; THENCE RUN NORTH 157 MINUTES 42 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE SAID EAST LINE OF SECTION 1, A DISTANCE OF 456.12 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE TO RUN NORTH 1 DEGREE 57 MIN UTES 42 SECONDS WEST, ALONG SAID EAST LINE OF SECTION 1, A DISTANCE OF 129.45 FEET TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LYNN LAKES ESTATES ANNEX, A SUBDIVISION OF SAID SECTION 1, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN THE PUBLIC RE CORDS OF HAMILTON COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE RUN SOUTH 87 DEGREES 40 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE SOUTHERLY LINE OF SAID LYNN LAKES ESTATES ANNEX, A DISTANCE OF 298.90 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTHERLY, ALONG THE EAST LINE OF LAND OF PEACH, A DISTANCE OF 246.45 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 88 DE GREES 55 MINUTES 18 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 160.00 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 1 DE GREE 04 MINUTES 42 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 62.00 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 67 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 18 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 147.45 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. PARCEL 3 COMMENCE AT THE POINT OF INTERSECTION OF THE EAST LINE OF SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH, RANGE 13 EAST, HAM ILTON COUNTY, FLORIDA AND THE CENTERLINE OF STATE ROAD NUMBER 249; THENCE RUN NORTH 1 DEGREE 57 MINUTES 42 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE SAID EAST LINE OF SECTION 1, A DISTANCE OF 39.97 FEET TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE LANDS DESCRIBED IN THE WAR RANTY DEED FROM GRANTORS HEREIN TO GRANTEES HEREIN, DATED DECEMBER 10, 1976, RE CORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 132, PAGE 73, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HAMILTON COUN TY, FLORIDA AND THE NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF STATE ROAD NUMBER 249; THENCE RUN SOUTH 88 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 18 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE SAID NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF STATE ROAD NUMBER 249, A DISTANCE OF 169.50 FEET TO THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF LAND DESCRIBED IN SAID RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 132, PAGE 73, AND THE POINT OF BE GINNING, THENCE RUN NORTH 1 DEGREE 04 MINUTES 42 SEC ONDS WEST ALONG THE WEST LINE OF LANDS DESCRIBED IN SAID DEED RECORDED IN OFFI CIAL RECORDS BOOK 132, PAGE 73, A DISTANCE OF 300 FEET, TO THE SOUTH LINE OF THE LANDS DESCRIBED IN THE WARRAN TY DEED FROM THE GRANTORS HEREIN TO GRANTEES HEREIN DATED MAY 22, 1980, RECORDED ON OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 148, PAGE 275, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HAMILTON COUNTY, FLORI DA; THENCE RUN SOUTH 88 DE GREES 55 MINUTES 18 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF THE LAND DESCRIBED IN SAID DEED RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 148, PAGE 275, A DISTANCE OF 135.0 FEET TO THE EAST LINE OF LANDS OF PEACH; THENCE RUN SOUTH 1 DEGREE 04 MINUTES 42 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE SAID EAST LINE OF LANDS OF PEACH, A DISTANCE OF 300 FEET, TO THE NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF STATE ROAD NUMBER 249; THENCE RUN NORTH 88 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 18 SECONDS EAST, ALONG THE SAID NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF STATE ROAD NUMBER 249, A DISTANCE OF 135.00 FEET MORE OR LESS TO THE POINT OF BEGIN NING. A/K/A 101 RUSTIC PINES, JASPER, FL 32052 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim with in 60 days after the sale. Dated in Hamilton County, Florida this 10th day of April, 2018. (Court Seal) Greg Godwin Clerk of the Circuit Court Hamilton County, Florida By: /s/ Cynthia Johnson Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain as sistance. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation to participate should call the ADA Co ordinator, Jacquetta Bradley, P.O. Box 1569, Lake City, FL 32056, 386719-7428, within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if you are voice impaired call (800) 955-8770. To file response please contact Hamilton County Clerk of Court, 207 NE 1st Street, Room 106, Jasper, FL 32052, Tel: (386) 792-1288; Fax: (386) 792-3524. 05/03, 05/10/2018 IN TH E CIRCUI T COUR T THIR D JUDICIAL CIRCUI T, IN AN D FO R HAMI LT ON COUN TY FLORID A CA SE NO .: 20 17 -6 4CA FREEDOM MOBILE HOME SALE S, IN C. Pl aintif f, v. BR AN DY N. ST ARLI NG JOSEPH CA LL OW AY MA TT HE W CA LLO WA Y, an d THOM AS RY AN CA LL OW AY as heir s at la w of WI LLIA M JOSEPH CA LL OW AY JR ., an d th e unknow n spouse heirs, bene ficiar ies, de vise es an d creditor s of WI LLIA M JOSEPH CA LL OW AY JR ., Dece ased othe r t han as pr ev iously name d abo ve an d al l othe r pers on s claiming by through, un de r or agains t WI LLIA M JOSEPH CA LL OW AY JR .; AN N CA LL OW AY also kn ow n as POLL Y AN N CA LL OW AY no w kn ow n as POLL Y AN N WILSON ; an d th e Unknow n Te nant( s) in Po ssession no w kn ow n as JOHNNY Mc DA NIEL an d BREN DA Mc DA NIEL D efendants NO TICE OF A CTION TO : JOSEPH CA LL OW AY addres s unknow n; MA TT HE W CA LL OW AY addres s unknow n; an d THOM AS RY AN CA LL OW AY addres s un kn ow n, as heir s at la w of WI LLIA M JOSEPH CA LL OW AY JR ., an d th e unknow n spouse heirs, bene fi ciaries, de vise es an d creditor s of WI LLIA M JOSEPH CA LL OW AY JR ., Dece ased othe r t han as pr ev ious ly name d abo ve an d al l othe r persons claiming by through, un de r or agains t WI LLIA M JOSEPH CA LLO WA Y, JR .: YO U AR E HERE BY NO TIFIED th at an ac tion ha s been file d ag ains t yo u in th e Circui t Cour t of th e Thir d Judicial Circuit, in an d for Hamilt on C oun ty Florid a, to fore clos e a mo rt ga ge an d a securi ty agreemen t on th e fo llowin g real an d personal proper ty in Hamilt on C oun ty Florid a. Commence at th e Southwes t corn er of th e NW 1/ 4 of Sectio n 19 To wnship 1 No rt h, Rang e 15 East Hamilt on C oun ty Florid a an d ru n t hence S 89 9 31 E, along th e Sout h line of said NW 1/ 4, 673. 47 fe et ; t hence N 01 1 06 W, 77 4. 98 fe et to th e POIN T OF BE GI NNING t hence co ntinue N 01 1 06 W, 15 5. 00 fe et ; t hence S 89 9 E, 32 0. 00 fe et ; t hence S 01 1 06 E, 15 5. 00 fe et ; t hence N 89 9 W, 32 0. 00 fe et to th e POB, subjec t to Righ t of Way for SE 13 5t h Boul evar d along th e We st side thereo f; 19 88 Containe r Centra l Double Wide Mobile Home ID #338 17 2N 71 69 A an d #338 17 2N 71 69 B (b ot h loca te d on th e ab ov e-de scribed real proper ty ); an d yo u ar e required to se rv e a co py of yo ur writ ten de fe nses to it if an y, on RA LPH R. DE AS, ES QU IRE, At to rn ey for Pl aintif f, 22 7 SE Hernando Av enu e, La ke City Florid a 3202 5, email : ralphdea s@ deasl awof fice .c om an d file th e original with th e Cler k of th e ab ov est yled Cour t at th e Hamilt on C oun ty Cour thouse 20 7 Fi rs t Street NE Jasper Florid a 3205 2, either be fore se rv ic e on Pl aintif f s at to rn ey or immedately therea ft er no t la ter than Ma y 26 20 18 ; othe rw is e, a de faul t w ill be entere d ag ains t yo u for th e relief demanded in th e Complain t or Pe tition WITN ES S MY HAND an d th e Seal of this Cour t on Apri l 17 20 18 (C ou rt Seal ) GR EG GO DW IN Cler k of th e Cour t By : /s / Cy nthi a Johnso n Depu ty Cler k 05 /0 3, 05 /1 0/20 18 Legals IN TH E CIRCUI T COUR T THIR D JUDICIAL CIRCUI T, IN AN D FO R HAMI LT ON COUN TY FLORID A CA SE NO .: 20 17 -6 4CA FREEDOM MOBILE HOME SALE S, IN C. Pl aintif f, v. BR AN DY N. ST ARLI NG JOSEPH CA LL OW AY MA TT HE W CA LLO WA Y, an d THOM AS RY AN CA LL OW AY as heir s at la w of WI LLIA M JOSEPH CA LL OW AY JR ., an d th e unknow n spouse heirs, bene ficiar ies, de vise es an d creditor s of WI LLIA M JOSEPH CA LL OW AY JR ., Dece ased othe r t han as pr ev iously name d abo ve an d al l othe r pers on s claiming by through, un de r or agains t WI LLIA M JOSEPH CA LL OW AY JR .; AN N CA LL OW AY also kn ow n as POLL Y AN N CA LL OW AY no w kn ow n as POLL Y AN N WILSON ; an d th e Unknow n Te nant( s) in Po ssession no w kn ow n as JOHNNY Mc DA NIEL an d BREN DA Mc DA NIEL D efendants NO TICE OF A CTION TO : JOSEPH CA LL OW AY addres s unknow n; MA TT HE W CA LL OW AY addres s unknow n; an d THOM AS RY AN CA LL OW AY addres s un kn ow n, as heir s at la w of WI LLIA M JOSEPH CA LL OW AY JR ., an d th e unknow n spouse heirs, bene fi ciaries, de vise es an d creditor s of WI LLIA M JOSEPH CA LL OW AY JR ., Dece ased othe r t han as pr ev ious ly name d abo ve an d al l othe r persons claiming by through, un de r or agains t WI LLIA M JOSEPH CA LLO WA Y, JR .: YO U AR E HERE BY NO TIFIED th at an ac tion ha s been file d ag ains t yo u in th e Circui t Cour t of th e Thir d Judicial Circuit, in an d for Hamilt on C oun ty Florid a, to fore clos e a mo rt ga ge an d a securi ty agreemen t on th e fo llowin g real an d personal proper ty in Hamilt on C oun ty Florid a. Commence at th e Southwes t corn er of th e NW 1/ 4 of Sectio n 19 To wnship 1 No rt h, Rang e 15 East Hamilt on C oun ty Florid a an d ru n t hence S 89 9 31 E, along th e Sout h line of said NW 1/ 4, 673. 47 fe et ; t hence N 01 1 06 W, 77 4. 98 fe et to th e POIN T OF BE GI NNING t hence co ntinue N 01 1 06 W, 15 5. 00 fe et ; t hence S 89 9 E, 32 0. 00 fe et ; t hence S 01 1 06 E, 15 5. 00 fe et ; t hence N 89 9 W, 32 0. 00 fe et to th e POB, subjec t to Righ t of Way for SE 13 5t h Boul evar d alon g th e We st side thereo f; 19 88 Containe r Centra l Double Wide Mobile Home ID #338 17 2N 71 69 A an d #338 17 2N 71 69 B (b ot h loca te d on th e ab ov e-de scribed real proper ty ); an d yo u ar e required to se rv e a co py of yo ur writ ten de fe nses to it if an y, on RA LPH R. DE AS, ES QU IRE, At to rn ey for Pl aintif f, 22 7 SE Hernando Av enu e, La ke City Florid a 3202 5, email : ralphdea s@ deasl awof fice .c om an d file th e original with th e Cler k of th e ab ov est yled Cour t at th e Hamilt on C oun ty Cour thouse 20 7 Fi rs t Street NE Jasper Florid a 3205 2, either be fore se rv ic e on Pl aintif f s at to rn ey or immedately therea ft er no t la ter than Ma y 26 20 18 ; othe rw is e, a de faul t w ill be entere d ag ains t yo u for th e relief demanded in th e Complain t or Pe tition WITN ES S MY HAND an d th e Seal of this Cour t on Apri l 17 20 18 (C ou rt Seal ) GR EG GO DW IN Cler k of th e Cour t By : /s / Cy nthi a Johnso n Depu ty Cler k 05 /0 3, 05 /1 0/20 18 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HAMILTON COUNTY, FLORIDA. CIVIL ACTION NO. 2017-104-CA CONNER & LANGLEY, LLC, a Florida limited liability company 1169 W. Lakeshore Drive Clermont, Florida 34711 Plaintiff, vs. FORECLOSURE AND OTHER RELIEF ROBERT GARY ANDREWS 159 Lilly Way North Lauderdale, Florida 33068 : unknown tenants; and other un known parties in possession, in cluding the unknown spouse of any person in possession of the property, and if a named Defendant is deceased, the surviving spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, credi tors, and all other parties claiming by, through, under or against that Defendant, and all claimants, per sons or parties, natural or corpo rate, or whose exact legal status is unknown, claiming under any of the named or described Defendants, Defendant. NOTICE OF JUDICIAL SALE PURSUANT TO SECTION 45.031(1), FLORIDA STATUTES TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the Final Summary Judg ment of Foreclosure entered on April 16, 2018, in the above styled action I, GREG GODWIN, Clerk of the Court, will sell at public sale the following de scribed real property: Lot 14, Suwannee Trace, a subdivision according to the plat thereof as re corded in Plat Book 3, Page 66, public records of Hamilton County, Florida. Parcel ID No. 4760-168. The sale will be held on May 17, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. (or as soon thereafter as possible, provided that said sale must be commenced prior to 2:00 p.m.) to the highest and best bidder for cash, in the South Front Lobby of the court house in Hamilton County, in Jasper, Florida, in accordance with Section 45.031, Florida Statutes. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the owner of the above described property as of the date of the lis pen dens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Sondra Williams, court administrator, Post Office Box 1569, Lake City, Florida 32056, tele phone:(386)758-2163, within 2 work ing days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Dated: April 17, 2018. (Court Seal) GREG GODWIN, As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Cynthia Johnson As Deputy Clerk 04/26, 05/03/2018 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Steven A. Suty or Darla Brown, the holder of the following certificate(s) has filed said certificate(s) for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The cer tificate number(s) and year(s) of issu ance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was as sessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO.: 116 Issued May 27, 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Parcel No. 1913-016 Section 32 Township 2N Range 13E 1.80 ac ORB 179-68 ORB 431-200 NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: H. M. Tuten Heirs C/O Stephen Tuten All of said property being in the Coun ty of Hamilton, State of Florida. Unless such certificate or certificates shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certif icate or certificates will be sold to the highest bidder at the South Front Door of the Hamilton County Courthouse, 207 Northeast First Street, Jasper, Florida at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 31, 2018. Pursuant to Chapter 197.542(2), Flor ida Statutes, the highest bidder is re quired to post a non-refundable cash deposit of $200 with the Clerk of Court at the time of the sale, to be applied to the sale price at the time of full pay ment. The Clerk may require bidders to show their willingness and ability to post the cost deposit. /s/ Greg Godwin Greg Godwin Clerk of Circuit Court Hamilton County, Florida 05/03, 05/10, 05/17, 05/24/2018 Legals NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Steven A. Suty or Darla Brown, the holder of the following certificate(s) has filed said certificate(s) for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The cer tificate number(s) and year(s) of issu ance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was as sessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO.: 116 Issued May 27, 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Parcel No. 1913-016 Section 32 Township 2N Range 13E 1.80 ac ORB 179-68 ORB 431-200 NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: H. M. Tuten Heirs C/O Stephen Tuten All of said property being in the Coun ty of Hamilton, State of Florida. Unless such certificate or certificates shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certif icate or certificates will be sold to the highest bidder at the South Front Door of the Hamilton County Courthouse, 207 Northeast First Street, Jasper, Florida at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 31, 2018. Pursuant to Chapter 197.542(2), Flor ida Statutes, the highest bidder is re quired to post a non-refundable cash deposit of $200 with the Clerk of Court at the time of the sale, to be applied to the sale price at the time of full pay ment. The Clerk may require bidders to show their willingness and ability to post the cost deposit. /s/ Greg Godwin Greg Godwin Clerk of Circuit Court Hamilton County, Florida 05/03, 05/10, 05/17, 05/24/2018 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Andrea Mosley, the holder of the fol lowing certificate(s) has filed said cer tificate(s) for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number(s) and year(s) of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO.: 132 Issued May 27, 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Parcel No. 2065-000 Section 6 Township 1N Range 14E Lot 3 Blk A JRE Lee S/D NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: Dora Smith Heirs C/O Andrea Mosley All of said property being in the Coun ty of Hamilton, State of Florida. Unless such certificate or certificates shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certif icate or certificates will be sold to the highest bidder at the South Front Door of the Hamilton County Courthouse, 207 Northeast First Street, Jasper, Florida at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 31, 2018. Pursuant to Chapter 197.542(2), Flor ida Statutes, the highest bidder is re quired to post a non-refundable cash deposit of $200 with the Clerk of Court at the time of the sale, to be applied to the sale price at the time of full pay ment. The Clerk may require bidders to show their willingness and ability to post the cost deposit. /s/ Greg Godwin Greg Godwin Clerk of Circuit Court Hamilton County, Florida 05/03, 05/10, 05/17, 05/24/2018 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Hamilton County Board of County Commissioners, the holder of the fol lowing certificate(s) has filed said cer tificate(s) for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number(s) and year(s) of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO.: 377 Issued May 31, 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Parcel No. 3302-000 Section 27 Township 2N Range 13E 2199 1Acre in NE Corner of NW/4 of SW/4 West of Branch ORB 100-167 ORB 144-386 ORB 627-324 ORB 659-233 NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: Angel & Silvia P. Rosado Ast JNT/TEN All of said property being in the Coun ty of Hamilton, State of Florida. Unless such certificate or certificates shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certif icate or certificates will be sold to the highest bidder at the South Front Door of the Hamilton County Courthouse, 207 Northeast First Street, Jasper, Florida at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 31, 2018. Pursuant to Chapter 197.542(2), Flor ida Statutes, the highest bidder is re quired to post a non-refundable cash deposit of $200 with the Clerk of Court at the time of the sale, to be applied to the sale price at the time of full pay ment. The Clerk may require bidders to show their willingness and ability to post the cost deposit. /s/ Greg Godwin Greg Godwin Clerk of Circuit Court Hamilton County, Florida 05/03, 05/10, 05/17, 05/24/2018 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Hamilton County Board of County Commissioners, the holder of the fol lowing certificate(s) has filed said cer tificate(s) for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number(s) and year(s) of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO.: 127 Issued May 31, 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Parcel No. 2013-020 Section 6 Township 1N Range 14E 962 Lot 5 Block C Lynn Lakes Subd ORB 185-60 ORB 449-8 ORB 520-161 ORB 520-162 ORB 621-472 ORB 644-181 NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: Hamilton County Ranch Club LLC C/O Florida Gateway All of said property being in the Coun ty of Hamilton, State of Florida. Unless such certificate or certificates shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certif icate or certificates will be sold to the highest bidder at the South Front Door of the Hamilton County Courthouse, 207 Northeast First Street, Jasper, Florida at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 31, 2018. Pursuant to Chapter 197.542(2), Flor ida Statutes, the highest bidder is re quired to post a non-refundable cash deposit of $200 with the Clerk of Court at the time of the sale, to be applied to the sale price at the time of full pay ment. The Clerk may require bidders to show their willingness and ability to post the cost deposit. /s/ Greg Godwin Greg Godwin Clerk of Circuit Court Hamilton County, Florida 05/03, 05/10, 05/17, 05/24/2018 Legals NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Hamilton County Board of County Commissioners, the holder of the fol lowing certificate(s) has filed said cer tificate(s) for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number(s) and year(s) of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO.: 127 Issued May 31, 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Parcel No. 2013-020 Section 6 Township 1N Range 14E 962 Lot 5 Block C Lynn Lakes Subd ORB 185-60 ORB 449-8 ORB 520-161 ORB 520-162 ORB 621-472 ORB 644-181 NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: Hamilton County Ranch Club LLC C/O Florida Gateway All of said property being in the Coun ty of Hamilton, State of Florida. Unless such certificate or certificates shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certif icate or certificates will be sold to the highest bidder at the South Front Door of the Hamilton County Courthouse, 207 Northeast First Street, Jasper, Florida at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 31, 2018. Pursuant to Chapter 197.542(2), Flor ida Statutes, the highest bidder is re quired to post a non-refundable cash deposit of $200 with the Clerk of Court at the time of the sale, to be applied to the sale price at the time of full pay ment. The Clerk may require bidders to show their willingness and ability to post the cost deposit. /s/ Greg Godwin Greg Godwin Clerk of Circuit Court Hamilton County, Florida 05/03, 05/10, 05/17, 05/24/2018 NOTICE OF HEARING The Hamilton County School Board will conduct a public hearing on Tues day, May 8, 2018 The hearing will be gin at 5:55 p.m. and will be conducted in the Board Room of the school dis tricts administration building at Ham ilton County High School, 5683 US Highway 129 South, Suite 1; Jasper, Florida. The purpose of the hearing is to con sider addition(s) and changes to the following school board policies: Policy Number: 2.95 Name: Wellness Program Change: Revised Policy Number: 4.12 Name: Instructional Materials Selection Change: Revised Policy Number: 5.152 Name: Medical Marijuana Change: New Policy Number: 7.051 Name: Hospitality Funds Change: Revised Reason for change: various Authority: 1001.41, 1001.42, F.S. Estimated economic impact: minimum A complete copy of these rules are available at the office of the Superin tendent of Schools; Jasper, Florida. HAMILTON COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD By: /s/ Rex L. Mitchell Rex L. Mitchell Superintendent If a person decides to appeal any deci sion made by the Board, with respect to any matter considered at this hear ing, that person will need a record of the proceedings; and for such purpose that person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is mae, which record includes the tes timony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. 04/26, 5/3/2018 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CONCERNING A SPECIAL PERMIT RENEWAL BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COM MISSIONERS OF HAMILTON COUN TY, FLORIDA, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to the Hamilton County Land Development Regula tions the Application for Special FiveYear Permit Renewal, as described below, will be heard by the Board of County Commissioners of Hamilton County, Florida, at a final public hear ing on May 15, 2018 at 6:00 PM. or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, in the County Commission Meeting Room, County Courthouse located at 207 Northeast First Street, Jasper, Florida. SPECIAL PERMIT 03-1 (five year term last renewed on August 20, 2013): a petition and application by White Springs Agricultural Chem icals, Inc., d/b/a PCS Phosphate White Springs, for renewal of Spe cial Permit 03-1 authorizing phos phate mining and related activities for an additional five year term. The public hearing may be continued to one or more future dates. Any in terested party shall be advised that the date, time and place of any con tinuation of the public hearing shall be announced during the public hearing and that no future notice concerning the matter will be published, unless said continuation exceeds six calen dar weeks from the date of the above referenced public hearing. At the aforementioned public hearing, all interested parties may appear to be heard with respect to the amendment. Copies of the Petition and Application for Renewal Special Permit 03-01, and County report thereon, are available by contacting the Land Development Regulation Administrator, Megan Car ter, at 386-792-0507 or hamiltonlu@ windstream.net. All persons are advised that if they de cide to appeal any decision made at the above referenced public hearing, they will need a record of the proceed ings, and that, for such purpose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. 05/03/2018 NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW PURSUANT TO SECTION 865.09, FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to en gage in business under the fictitious name of KIDS BAYOU, LLC locat ed at: 1090 NORTH OAK ST. in the County of HAMILTON in the City of JENNINGS Florida 32053 intends to register the said name with the Divi sion of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Live Oak Florida, this 20th day of April 2018. Owners Names: Ceandra Dilley & Antonio Crawford 05/03/2018 Legals NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW PURSUANT TO SECTION 865.09, FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to en gage in business under the fictitious name of KIDS BAYOU, LLC locat ed at: 1090 NORTH OAK ST. in the County of HAMILTON in the City of JENNINGS Florida 32053 intends to register the said name with the Divi sion of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Live Oak Florida, this 20th day of April 2018. Owners Names: Ceandra Dilley & Antonio Crawford 05/03/2018 PUBLIC AUCTION Location: Dennis Garage 8109 NW CR 146 Jennings, FL 32053 Date: 05/14/2018 Time: 8:00 A.M. 1999 SUZUKI VIN: 1S1VS52A4X2100484 2007 STRG VIN: 2FZHCMCV97AX62141 2006 COIN VIN: 5E0AK144X6G063804 1995 FORD VIN: 1FTCR15X4STA23538 1999 FORD VIN: 1FAFP4045XF213880 05/03/2018 REQUEST FOR BIDS The Hamilton County Board of County Commissioners is soliciting bids for Ir rigation, Landscaping, and Nights caping at the Hamilton County Veterans Memorial Park pursuant to the following Scope of Work. The con struction site is located at 1153 NW US 41, Jasper, Florida in front of the Courthouse annex. The site is easily accessible and is approximately 2 acres in size. SCOPE OF WORK: IRRIGATION: Provide all labor and materials to install an automatic irri gation system with automatic rain and freeze shut-off, sufficient to provide adequate irrigation to areas of the park as specified at the mandatory pre-bid meeting/walk-thru. Vendors must provide a 3-year warranty on parts and labor. LANDSCAPING: Remove and re plant two (2) Magnolia trees currently located next to the Wall of Honor and replace with two (2) each 30 gallon Ligustrum trees. Provide adequate plantings such as Liriope and Day Lilies to soften and brighten the land scape; and mulching of all areas. Pro vide one (1) year warranty on plants and labor. NIGHTSCAPING: Provide all labor and materials to install adequate land scape LED lighting to include Bullit fixtures, Path fixtures, Wash fixtures and Hanging fixtures as specified during the mandatory pre-bid meet ing/walk-thru. Vendor must provide a lifetime warranty on light fixtures and transformer, five (5) year warranty on LED lights, and three (3) year warranty on labor. A mandatory pre-bid meeting/walk-th ru will be held on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. at the construction location. You may file your bid in the office of the Clerk of Circuit Court, Room 106, Hamilton County Courthouse, 207 Northeast First Street, Jasper, Florida, any time before 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 25, 2018. Bids may be mailed or hand-delivered to the Clerks Office. All bids received after this date and time will not be considered. NOTE: BIDS SHALL BE SUBMIT TED IN TRIPLICATE, SEALED AND MARKED: VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK IRRIGATION, LANDSCAP ING, NIGHTSCAPING Questions concerning this bid or scope of work should be addressed to Hamilton County Veteran Service Of ficer Bo Beauchemin at 386.855.4502 or 386.792.1272. Hamilton County vendors realize a 5% preference over non county vendors. The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to refuse any or all bids in whole or in part, with or without cause, and/or to accept the bid that in his best judgment will be for the best interest of Hamilton County. A person or affiliate who has been placed on the convicted vendor list fol lowing a conviction for a public entity crime may not submit a bid on a con tract to provide any goods or services to a public entity, may not submit a bid on a contract with a public entity for the construction or repair of a public building, or public work, may not sub mit bids on leases of real property to a public entity, may not be awarded or perform work as a contractor, suppli er, subcontractor, or consultant under a contract with any public entity, and may not transact business with any public entity in excess of the threshold amount provided in Section 287.017, Florida Statutes, for CATEGORY TWO for a period of 36 months from the date of being placed on the convicted ven dor list. Dated this 25th day of April, 2018 BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS HAMILTON COUNTY, FLORIDA 207 NORTHEAST FIRST STREET JASPER, FLORIDA 32052 05/03, 05/10/2018

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MAY 2 & 3, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 4B Hall of Fame class that was celebrated during Sundays induction cere mony in Gainesville. It was a very nice affair, Pittman said of the event, which was originally scheduled for last September, but was postponed because of Hurricane Irma. I was happy to have some some former assistants Ron Hall and Dave Campbell show up. A former player, Chris Howard, was also there. A really nice night. Pittman was the first coach in Florida to win four consecutive state championships. In 11 seasons with his high school alma mater, Su wannee, Pittman finished with a 92-37 record. At SHS, he began the tradition of taking his team out of town for summer camp. Its a tradition that many pro grams have now adopted. You got to know your coaches, know your team. You find out a lot about your kids when youre having three-a-day practices, Pittman said. It was one of the most enjoyable experiences I had. Of the four state cham pionships, the one that Pittman remembers the most is the 1988 state ti tle. It was a game played at SHS in front of a huge home crowd. A great atmosphere. We had close to 1,000 people here the night be fore, Pittman said. I enjoyed going to school here. I enjoyed coaching in Suwan nee County. I was very lucky. In addition to the state championships, Pittman also guided Suwannee to eight district titles and two additional regional finals. He was inducted into the SHS Athletic Hall of Fame in 2013. After coaching the Bulldogs, Pittman spent four years in Georgia at Lanier County helping restart a program that hadnt competed since 1927. He also coached at Hamilton County High School from 2001-04 and 2009-12, taking the Tro jans to the playoffs three times. Continued From Page 1B Pittman McDonald navigated through a difcult MCHS lineup using excel lent location and off-speed pitches. She allowed ve hits and two earned runs in six innings. I had condence going into it, said McDonald, who had beaten MCHS twice in the regular season. Changeup was my go-to. It was on. McDonalds only mistake came in the top of the fth inning when Re ese Rutherford hit a curveball for a two-run home run that tied the game at 3. Lafayette took an early lead, scor ing three crucial runs in the rst in ning off of Rutherford. The Hornets took advantage of two walks, a hitby-pitch and singles Ragan Barnes, Charlie James and Hannah Murray. The only hit Rutherford allowed after the rst inning was Ellefsons home run. UP NEXT: Lafayette hosts a re gional seminal Thursday against Hilliard. Continued From Page 1B Ellefson Sports rfr nrrt brrrrrrt Community Calendar May 3 Health Insurance Marketplace Navigator Assistance 9 a.m. A certied Health Insurance Navigator will be available starting at 9 a.m. to assist with questions about the Affordable Care Act. Please call Beverley Fountain of Su wannee River Area Health Education Cen ter to schedule an appointment at (386) 249-4260 or (386) 462-1551. Suwannee River Regional Library 386-362-2317 May 3 Cattle Production Noon-1 p.m. Jane Grifn of Suwannee County Extension Ofce will discuss Cattle Production. as part of the Pioneer Life series. Suwannee River Regional Library 386-362-2317 May 4 Fried Chicken Friday Fried Chicken Friday will be held on May 4, from 4 p.m., at Spirit of Christ Lutheran Church, located at 145 SW Sweetbreeze Drive, Lake City (386-7523807) take US-90 West past Harveys Supermarket. Dinner includes: Fried chicken, green beans, mashed potatoes, cole slaw, roll and brownie. Children half price. **Take out available.** May 5 May Gathering of the SongFarmers The May Gathering of the SongFarmers of the Suwannee River Valley will be Sat urday, May 5, 7:00-9:00 PM, at St. James Episcopal Church, 2423 SW Bascom Norris Drive, Lake City, Florida 32025. Acoustic jam style format. Musicians, friends and families welcome. No charge. For addi tional information, contact Skip Johns at 386-344-2906 or visit the Suwannee Valley SongFarmers Facebook page at https:// www.facebook.com/songfarmersofthesu wanneerivervalley/ May 5 Caf Libro 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Enjoy free coffee in the new book area of the library on the rst Saturday of the month. Suwannee River Regional Library 386-362-2317 May 5 March for Babies The March for Babies event will be held Saturday, May 5 from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. at Darby Pavilion on Lake DeSoto near Shands Hospital in Lake City. The march will benet March of Dimes and there will be family teams, company teams and people walking with friends. A light breakfast and kickoff activities will take place prior to the walk, with lunch and entertainment to be held afterwards. To register for the march, visit http://www. marchforbabies.org/event/suwanneeval ley/ or register at 8a.m. on May 5 at the Darby Pavilion. For more information, con tact Vanessa Jackson at 386-406-0808. May 5 Clayland School Reunion Clayland School will have its annual re union on Saturday, May 5 at the Clayland Church Fellowship Hall (the old lunch room) beginning at 10 a.m. Guests are asked to bring a dish to share for a mid day meal with reminiscing. For more information, contact Inez Hing son at 352-339-1859. May 5 Community Yard Sale First Advent Christian Church will be host ing a community yard sale on May 5 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Vendors may reserve their space by calling the church ofce at 386-362-1802. Vendors are asked to bring their own tables, chairs and tents. First Advent Christian Church is located at 699 Pinewood Drive, SW in Live Oak. May 6 New Harmony Methodist Homecoming New Harmony Methodist Church will be hosting a homecoming on May 6 at 9:30 a.m. The speaker will be Bill Peterson with music performed by the Stephen Jones Band. A fellowship dinner will follow the service. The church is located at 19983 160th St. in Live Oak. Head down Hwy. 51, and just past Taylors Citgo turn right onto 160th St. For more information, call the church at 386-776-1806. May 9 Knitting Class 11:30 a.m.-12:30pm Learn how to knit, purl, cast on, and bind off. Please bring needles and yarn. Taught by Debra Barney Suwannee River Regional Library 386-362-2317 May 9 Propagation Workshop 2 p.m. Learn how to propagate plants. Present ed by Suwannee County Master Garden ers. Suwannee River Regional Library 386-362-2317 May 10 Gems and Minerals Noon Presented by Beverly McCoy Suwannee River Regional Library 386-362-2317 May 10 Songfarmers in Concert 6 p.m. Enjoy a musical gathering of musicians with song and acoustic instruments. Suwannee River Regional Library 386-362-2317 May 12 Pancake Breakfast A pancake breakfast will be held on Sat., May 12, from 8 a.m., at Spirit of Christ Lutheran Church, located at 145 SW Sweetbreeze Drive, Lake City (386-752-3807) take US-90 West past Harveys Supermarket. **Takeout avail able.** May 14 SVTA regular meeting The Suwannee Valley Transit Authority will be holding its regularly scheduled meet ing on May 14 at 6 p.m. The meeting will be located at the SVTA Board Room at 1907 Voyles St. SW in Live Oak. For more information, contact their ofce at 386-362-5332 x6329 or visit their website at www.ridesvta.com for a copy of the agenda packet. May 16 Crocheting Class 11:30 a.m.-12:30pm Learn how to crochet. Please bring nee dles and yarn. Taught by Debra Barney Suwannee River Regional Library 386-362-2317 May 17 Plant Propagation Workshop Noon-1 p.m. Presented by Suwannee County Exten sion Agent, Carolyn Saft. Suwannee River Regional Library 386-362-2317 May 21 Kerwin Bell to speak The Live Oak Church of God will have Kerwin Bell as a guest speaker on May 21 beginning at 7 p.m. Kerwin Bell is a former Mayo High School standout in the early 1980s who became a Florida Gator quarterback, then went on to the NFL to play for the Indianap olis Colts, Miami Dolphins, Tampa Bay Bucs. He is now the head football coach at Valdosta State University. Bell will be speaking for an allmens and boys event. The Live Oak Church of God is located at 9828 U.S. 129 in Live Oak. May 23 Always a Cowboy Book Club 2:00-3 p.m. Join us to discuss Always a Cowboy by Linda Lael Miller. Copies available for checkout at the front desk. Suwannee River Regional Library 386-362-2317 May 24 Cooking Demo Noon-1 p.m. Cooking Demo by Bonnie Box, Suwan nee County Extension Ofce. Learn about smart snacking options. Bonnie will share recipes that are low-cost, healthy, easy, and tasty. Suwannee River Regional Library 386-362-2317 June 30 CPR & First Aid Class 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Free class taught by Suwannee Fire Res cue. Space is limited. Please pre-register. Suwannee River Regional Library 386-362-2317 July 4 Talent and vendors needed The Fourth of July committee in Branford is in need of volunteers and vendors for the Fourth of July celebration this year. Those interested may call Peggy at 386365-3700, or search the Facebook page at Branford Florida River Reunion. Sept. 12-16 Jellystone Park Jam The Jellystone Park Jam will be hosted from September 12-16 at Yogi Bears Jellystone Park in Madison. Over two dozen of gospel musics nest talents are scheduled to appear throughout the ve-day event. The Jellystone Park Jam is a free event for anyone to attend. For a complete list of the concert events and times or more information, visit https://www.jellystoneparkjam.com/ home, call 850-464-0114 or email jelly stoneparkjam@gmail.com.

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rfnntbrrb rffnnttbft ftnfnnttbt nn tfn tn f 16013-1 -FOR RENTGREAT RATES FOR NICE LOOKING RENTALS WATER, SEWER, AND GARBAGE INCLUDED. NO PETS. 386-330-2567 Special Notices DEADLINES FOR CLASSIFIED & LEGAL LINE ADS: FOR WEDNESDAY SUWANNEE DEMOCRATNOON FRIDAY PRIOR FOR FRIDAY SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT-9:00 A.M. WEDNESDAY PRIOR FOR THURSDAY JASPER NEWSNOON FRIDAY PRIOR FOR THURSDAY MAYO FREE PRESSNOON FRIDAY PRIOR TO ALL TRADESMEN & SERVICE PROVIDERS:Havent you always heard the old saying Big things come in small packages? Well, this is the idea behind the new Tri-County Service Directory coming soon to the classified pages of the Suwannee Democrat, The Jasper News & the Mayo Free Press!Call 386-362-1734 X102 for more info on how to place a small ad (thats the small packages part)to appear in all 3 of our publica tions which means the opportunity for your ad to be seen by approx. 4600 potential customers (and thats the big things part). General Help Wanted AGRICULTUREDaniel Harvesting, Inc. is hir ing 80 farmworkers to culti vate and harvest watermelon crops in Suwanee County in Florida for a temporary peri od starting on 05/09/2018 and ending on 06/15/2018. The wages offered are the high est of $11.29/hr. or applicable piece rates. This job requires prolonged standing, bending, stooping, and reaching. Job is outdoors and continues in all types of weather. Workers may be requested to submit to random drug or alcohol tests at no cost to the worker. Work ers must be able to lift 70lbs. to shoulder height repetitively throughout the workday and able to lift and carry 70lbs. in field. Employer guarantees work will be available for at least of the period stated. Required tools supplies, and equipment will be provided at no cost to worker. Housing will be available for workers who cannot reasonably return home after each working day. Transportation and subsis tence expenses will be provid ed, or reimbursed after 50% of the work contract is completed, if appropriate. Applicants should apply for the position at their local State Workforce Agency office. Job Order Number: FL10669340. General Help Wanted Automotive Sale Consultants needed!Timberland Ford is looking for motivated, experienced Sales Consultants to greet and guide customers in their sales buy ing experience both over the internet and on the dealership lot. We offer unlimited earning potential, with an extreme ly generous compensation program. Employer benefits available. Quick advancement potential. Minimum 1 years ex perience required. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Work Place. Apply by emailing resume to ronya@timberlandford.com or call (850) 584-6178 for appointment to interview. E.M.T. TRANSPORTATION, INC.Immediate openings for truck driver. No. CDL required. Full time or part time hualing mail. 19.06 an hour + 4.70 in ben efits including holidays and vacations. Layover in Jackson ville. Return to live Oak next A.M. 6 days a week. Applicants will need to Apply at home of fice in Jacksonville. For More Info call (904) 354-0203 LIBRARY TECHNICIAN I SUWANNEE RIVER REGIONAL LIBRARYSuwannee River Regional Li brary is seeking applicants for the regular full time posi tion of Library Technician I in the Administrative offices of the Live Oak Public Library. Applications are available on line at suwcounty.org, at the Suwannee County Building Department, 224 Pine Ave., Live Oak, FL 32064; 386-3643407 or at Public Works, 13150 80th Terrace, Live Oak, FL 32060; 386-364-3400. This position is open until filled. The Suwannee County Board of County Commissioners is an equal employment oppor tunity employer that does not discriminate against any qual ified employee or applicant be cause of race, color, national origin, sex, including pregnan cy, age, disability, or marital status or genetics. Spanish speaking individuals are en couraged to apply. Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment. Fail ure to successfully test free of illegal or controlled drugs will result in non-employment of the applicant for a minimum of 1 year. EEO/AA/V/D PART-TIME LIBRARY AIDE II DOWLING PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY Suwannee River Regional Library is currently seeking applicants for the position of regular part-time Library Aide II at the Dowling Park Pub lic Library. Applications are available online at suwcounty. org, at the Building Depart ment, 224 Pine Ave., Live Oak, FL 32064, telephone (386) 364-3407, or at Public Works 13150 80th Terrace Live Oak, FL 32060, telephone (386) 364-3400. Applicants are en couraged to submit resumes, letters of reference and other biographical information with their applications. This position is open until filled. The Suwan nee County Board of County Commissioners is an equal employment opportunity em ployer that does not discrimi nate against any qualified em ployee or applicant because of race, color, national origin, sex, including pregnancy, age, disability, or marital status or genetics. Spanish speaking individuals are encouraged to apply. Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment. Failure to suc cessfully test free of illegal or controlled drugs will result in non-employment of the appli cant for a minimum of 1 year. EEO/AA/V/D Medical LPN: 12 hour Nightshift position. Competitive pay. If interested apply @ Suwannee Valley Nurs ing Center, 427 NW 15th Ave Jasper, FL. 32052, or call Mary Ellen Altman, DON at 386-792-6837. Equal opportunity employer, Drug free workplace. Registered Nurse: Full time 12 hour Dayshift positions available. Compet itive pay with great benefits and a 2,500$ sign on bonus. If interested apply at Suwannee Valley Nurs ing Center, 427 NW 15th Ave Jasper, FL. 32052, or call Mary Ellen Altman, DON at 386-792-6837. Equal opportunity employer, Drug free workplace. The Best Deals Can Be Found Here In the CLASSIFIEDS Professional BUILDING OFFICIAL FULL TIMEDUTIES: The employee is responsible for inspecting the construction of buildings in the City for com pliance with municipal building, electrical, plumbing, mechan ical, fire and zoning cords and ordinances through on-site inspections. This position is responsible for inspecting com pliance with other ordinances as directed. Work is performed under the supervision of the City Manager. Work week is 40 hours. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from high school or equivalent. Certified Florida Building Code Administrator. Minimum of five years experi ence as a building code adminis trator in a jurisdiction of similar or greater size. SALARY: Based on ExperienceBenefits include health insur ance and Florida Retirement System. OPEN UNTIL FILLEDThe City of Live Oak is an Equal Opportuni ty/Affirmative Action/Drug-Free Workplace employer and does not discriminate in hiring. Minorities, Women and Disabled are encour aged to apply. If you have a disability and require special accommodations during the selection process, please notify the City Man agers Office at (386) 362-2276. Madison, FL: Positions available English Instruc tor; Director of Curriculum and Instruction; Program Data Manager; Director of Advance Manufacturing and Engineering : Testing Cen ter Manager Technology; Career and Technical Edu cation Specialist See www. nfcc.edu for details. Educational CNA CLASSES Nursing Assistants are in GREAT demand! Quest Training offers nurse taught classes. No GED required if age 18 yr. Day and Evening classes available. (386)362-1065 Furniture F or S a l e: D ee p ma uv e L azb oy lo ve seat 5y rs ol d ex cellen t c onditon $8 0 OB O 86 399 10044 lea ve mess ag e Yard/Estate Sales STOP BY THE SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT OFFICE 521 Demorest Street, SE Live Oak, FL AND PLACE YOUR GA RAGE (YARD, ESTATE, OR MOVING) SALE AD IN TWO EDITIONS OF THE SU WANNEE DEMOCRAT TO RECEIVE A FREE GARAGE SALE KIT* *Kit contains: 3-11X13 Signs 1Pre-Sale Checklist 1Tipsheet for a Successful Sale 1Sheet of Price Stickers Misc Merchandise HAVE YOU BEEN MEANING TO CLEAR OUT SOME OF THE CLUTTER? RECYCLE, REDUCE, REUSE? MAYBE GET RID OF THAT UGLY (YOU THINK) VASE AUNT EDNA LEFT YOU IN HER WILL? WE CAN HELP! IF YOU CAN PART WITH ANY SINGLE UNWANTED ITEM FOR LESS THAN $500.00, YOU CAN RUN A 5-LINE AD WITH US FOR ONE WEEK AT NO CHARGE! (Offer restricted to one ad for one item within a 4-week period) CALL THE CLASSIFIEDS DEPARTMENT AT 386-362-1734 X102 Musical FOR SALE Bass Guitar w/Amplifier: Ibanez GSR200SM 4 string base guitar excellent condition $225 firm. Acoustic B30 bass amplifier 30 watts, 12 speaker excellent condition $125 firm. Buy as set: $325. Call James 386-339-9646 and/or text for pictures. FIND IT IN THE Pets for Sale AKC YORKIE PUPS4 months old $800 and up. They carry the parti gene. Health certificates and 1st 2 sets of puppy shots 850-212-5071 or gatemart@aol.com (20 miles south of Valdosta) Land/Acreage FOR SALEOWNER FINANCING AVAILIBLE!! 2 acres with beautiful fish pond loaded with fish. Pond was stocked in 1996. Close to Moultrie GA. Call Ed. 229873-1230 or 229-769-3964 Real Estate Auctions Advertise Your Auction in over 100 newspapers for only $350. Your 25-word classified ad reaches more than1 million read ers. Call Bruce Washington at the Georgia Newspaper Service, 770-454-6776. Find it in the Classifieds! Manufactured Homes MOBILE HOME FOR RENT 2bd/2ba NO PETS $500 depos it $500/mo. Call 386-362-1229 for more information. Autos RUN YOUR TRUCK OR AUTO FOR SALE AD FOR 4 WEEKS FOR JUST A LITTLE MORE THAN THE PRICE OF 1 WEEK: 1 WEEK REGULAR RATE: $25.83 4 WEEK SPECIAL RATE: $30.90 This special rate gets you 8 issues of the Suwannee Democrat, 4 issues of The Jasper News & the Mayo Free Press plus 8 days online!!! ADD A PHOTO FOR ONLY $10.50 MORE CALL NOW TO GET YOUR AD STARTED 386-362-1734 X102 Trucks FOR SALE 1991 GMC Suburban. Good condition. New Engine. Pull Rite Hitch. 29k mi. $5,500.00 FIRM Call (386) 658-3360. MAY 2 & 3, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 5B ANFADVERTISING NETWORKS OF FLORIDA FLORIDA STATEWIDE Real Estaterfrnrt b bn brttrtrrtn rn brntrtrtnAuctionsrtrttrt n rtrtt rb rtrtrtfrtrtrt tnnrttrtrtr trfrtrtnn frt tnrrt t rrr tnnrtnrnnrrt rtrt rrt Health & Medicaltrtrr rtntnrtnr trnbrtrt 72192-1 TRI-COUNTY SERVICE DIRECTORY Serving Suwannee, Hamilton & Lafayette Counties These businesses are ready to serve you.Tradesmen & Service Providers:Call now to place your ads 386-362-1734 x 102 72208-1 BYRDS POWER EQUIPMENTSales & Service All Makes & Models 11860 E. U.S. Hwy 27 Branford, Florida Hours: Mon-Fri 7 a.m. 5 p.m. Open Saturdays 7 a.m. Noon(386) 935-1544 72224-1SUBURBAN PROPANE24-Hour Emergency Service Our Business is Customer Satisfaction 17460 High Springs Main St. High Springs, FL 1717 Howard St. West Live Oak, FL www.suburbanpropane.com 386-454-3690 r fntbtf fntntb btnf ftf btfb tttftttt bnt72232-1

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MAY 2 & 3, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 6B Photo courtesy of Getty ImagesFAMILY FEATURES From every skinned-up knee when you were small to nearly every celebration throughout life, she is always there. Mothers are consistently there cheering you on and supporting you. Mothers are strong, fearless and kind, and Mothers Day is your day to give back to them for all theyve done and show them how much those moments mean to you. This year, make her day special by choosing a gift that is not only functional but also charming. gift she can love and cherish for years to come. Find more gift ideas perfect for any type of mom at eLivingToday.com. For Her Thrilling SideCelebrate Mothers Day with the No. 1 New York Times best-seller, The Woman In The Window by A.J. Finn, hailed as the next The Girl on the Train. With more than 1 million copies sold worldwide, readers can enjoy this twisty, powerful novel of psychological suspense that is soon to be a major motion picture from Fox 2000. Anna Fox is a recluse, unable to venture outside her New York City home. She spends her days drinking wine, watching old movies and spying on her neighbors. When she sees something she shouldnt, her world things are never really what they seem. Learn more at harpercollins.com. Something Soft for HerGive mom a warm and snuggly gift she can use all day, every day. No matter if she is watching her favorite shows or tucked in for a nice weekend nap, a soft and luscious blanket is the perfect companion. With various styles and sizes available, theres almost certain to be an option perfect For Her to RelaxAlmost nothing beats the few minutes moms get to relax during the day. This Mothers Day, give your mom something that can can help her escape to her own oasis. With quiet, portable options that feature adjustable lighting, this gift can leave a fresh garden mist in any room. For Her Inner ChefFor every mom that loves to cook, and every mom who doesnt, a pressure cooker can be the perfect gift. Throw your favorite ingredients, like spicy chicken or savory pork, into the pressure cooker and let it work its magic. Set the timer to the correct time, give it a few stirs throughout and youre done. She can get creative with what to make and have dinner on the table quickly with minimal prep time.Add to Her StyleNearly every woman needs a good, solid purse to too. From makeup to money, the kids snacks and her keys, a stylish purse can hold it all while also allowing her to express herself. For Mothers Day, give her something that not only helps her day after day but gives her the satisfaction of style. Photo courtesy of Getty Images Photo courtesy of Getty Images Photo courtesy of Getty Images Photo courtesy of Getty Images

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MAY 2 & 3, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 7B MAY 2-5, 2018 r Country music fans, get ready for the spectacular 2018 Suwannee River Jam from May 2-5 at the beautiful Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak. KENTUCKY HEADHUNTERS, WILLIAMS AND REE, THE LACS AND MORE LOCASH TYLER FARR EASTON CORBIN RODNEY ATKINS Biographies for 2018 Suwannee River Jam Artists Alan Jackson Recently inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, Alan Jacksons membership among country musics all-time greats is the latest in a long line of career-dening accolades that include three CMA Entertainer of the Year honors, more than 25 years of membership in the Grand Ole Opry, a 2016 Billboard ranking as one of the Top 10 Country Artists of All-Time, induction to the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, and the Heritage Award as the mostperformed country songwriter-artist of ASCAPs rst 100 years. The man from rural Newnan, Ga., has sold nearly 60-million albums worldwide, ranks as one of the 10 best-selling male vocalists of all-time in all genres. He has released more than 60 singles registering 50 Top Ten hits and 35 No. 1s (including 26 Billboard chart-toppers). He has earned more than 150 music industry awards including 18 Academy of Country Music Awards, 16 Country Music Association Awards, a pair of Grammys and ASCAPs Founders and Golden Note Awards. Jackson is one of the most successful and respected singersongwriters in music. He is in the elite company of Paul McCartney and John Lennon among songwriters whove written more than 20 songs theyve recorded and taken to the top of the charts. Jackson is one of the bestselling artists since the inception of SoundScan, ranking alongside the likes of Eminem and Metallica. Hes also the man behind one of Nashvilles mostpopular new tourist stops, AJs Good Time Bar, a four-story honky-tonk in the heart of downtown (along a stretch of Broadway known as the Honky Tonk Highway) featuring daily live music and a rooftop view of Music City. Josh Turner Multi-platinum MCA Nashville recording artist Josh Turner is one of country musics most recognizable hit-makers. With a rich, deep voice and distinctive style, Turner has sold more than 12.5 million units, is a disciple of traditional country music and one of the youngest members of the esteemed Grand Ole Opry. From his 2003 platinum-selling debut Long Black Train to his most recent 2017 Billboard No. 1 release, Deep South, Turner has garnered multiple GRAMMY, CMA and ACM nominations. Turners hits include Your Man, Why Dont We Just Dance, Firecracker, Would You Go with Me, All Over Me and Time Is Love, the most played country song of 2012. Turner released his sixth studio album Deep South in March featuring the No. 1 hit single Hometown Girl. Turner shares, Ive lived a lot of life since the release of my last album Punching Bag and Ive learned a lot during the making of this album. I have grown as a writer and as an artist. Its been cool to see this culmination of life and lessons and age boiled down into this project and I am really proud of Deep South. Turner wrote four of the 11 tracks on the highlyanticipated album including the title track and he is impressing fans and critics alike. Rolling Stone declares that Turner, with his river deep baritone, delivers an eagerly waited album from a country purist. PEOPLE Magazine says the Nashville veteran aunts his deep bass on Deep South and that the album is an ode to down-home staples, from nding that perfect love on Hometown Girl to savoring the laid-back life on the title track. Turner checked off another bucket list item when he added author to his list of accomplishments. His rst book, Man Stuff: Thoughts on Faith, Family and Fatherhood was released in 2014. As highlighted in the book, the Hannah, S.C., native has been songwriting and performing since he was a young child, and in support of music education, created The Josh Turner Scholarship Fund to assist students interested in pursuing a future in arts and music. As a high school student, Turner had very little access to music education, therefore realizes rst-hand the importance of arts education in schools. 11:00pm Sondra HuntSATURDAY MAY 5 GATES OPEN AT 11 AM 7:30 Austin Harden 8:00 Lyndie Burris 8:30 Kellen Vincent 9:30 Cli Dorsey 10:00 Amy Rae 11:30 Daisy Duke Competition 12:00 Soulshine Band 11:30pm e LACS CD Release Party 12:30am Andy Pursell Midnight Ricky ValidoAll times are subject to change. 6:30 Bryan James 7:15 e LACS 8:30 Cody Johnson 10:00 Tyler Farr 1:30 Katie Ondrejicka 1:50 Sadie Miller 2:15 Daisy Duke Semi-Finals 3:00 Karley Scott Collins & Alex Sandlin 3:30 Snake Blood Remedy 4:30 Sondra Hunt 6:45 Daisy Duke Finals 8:30 Ricky Valido 11:00 Kentucky Headunters 3:00 Abigail Carpenter 3:25 Hallie Davis 3:45 Cole Tomlinson 4:30 Kamryn Palmer 5:00 Treble Hook 7:30 Southern Burn 9:30 Julia Cole 6:15 Pam Tillis 8:15 Josh Turner 10:30 LOCASH 5:30 Armed Forces Tribute 5:45 Rodney Atkins 7:30 Easton Corbin 9:30 Alan Jackson WEDNESDAY MAY 2 GATES OPEN AT 6 PM THURSDAY MAY 3 GATES OPEN AT 2 PM FRIDAY MAY 4 GATES OPEN AT 11 AM

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MAY 2 & 3, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 8B Respect for our Past, Responsibility for our Future.68449-1Political Advertisement paid for and approved by Len Stapleton, Republican for County Commissioner District 4 LEN STAPLETON FORSUWANNEE COUNTY COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 4 LOCASH LOCASH is a country music duo made up of singer-songwriters Chris Lucas and Preston Brust, natives of Baltimore, Md., and Indianapolis, Ind., respectively. With a sound that fuses modern country and classic heartland rock with an edgy vocal blend, the independently-minded partners are revered as one of Nashvilles hardest-working acts (Rolling Stone) whose live show has consistently been among the most energetic and entertaining in the country music genre (Billboard). With two albums and eight charting singles to their credit, LOCASH broke out in 2015 with their gracious GOLD-certied hit, I Love This Life, followed by the irtatious GOLDcertied No. 1 smash, I Know Somebody their rst trip to the top of the country radio airplay charts and 2017s fun-loving romantic anthem Ring On Every Finger. All three singles were part of their Reviver Records album debut, THE FIGHTERS, which was released in the summer of 2016 to Top 15 success. The follow up to THE FIGHTERS is expected in 2018, with the forthcoming albums rst single, Dont Get Better Than That, available now on all digital platforms. As songwriters, Lucas and Brust have scored two undeniable hits (Keith Urbans No. 1 You Gonna Fly in 2011 and Tim McGraws PLATINUM-certied Truck Yeah in 2012). In 2017, they earned their rst round of awards show recognition, nominated at the ACM Awards for New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year, the CMT Music Awards for Duo Video of the Year (I Know Somebody) and the CMA Awards for Vocal Duo of the Year. 70645-1 (For Your Inspection) 4109 W US Highway 90 Lake City, FL 32055 Mon. Sat.: 9 a.m. 7 p.m. Sun.: 1 p.m. 5 p.m. 77647-1 Julia Cole Nashville recording artist Julia Cole has created fresh country music true to her Houston roots. Hailed as COUNTRY WITH A KICK, Coles signature sound combines country, R&B, and acoustic pop, with her soulful vocals. Now, this volleyball-playing Vanderbilt graduate is on the road opening for acts such as Carrie Underwood, Kenny Chesney, Eli Young Band, Canaan Smith, Jake Owen, LOCASH, Chris Lane, Hunter Hayes, Kane Brown, Chase Rice, Clare Dunn, Brooke Eden, Jon Langston, Kevin Fowler and more. Julia Coles Priority Acoustic Mixtape is available at juliacolemusic.com, Spotify, iTunes, Google Play, Youtube and Apple Music.

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MAY 2 & 3, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 9B Rodney Atkins Rodney Atkins knows the value of taking the long way home, of veering off the beaten path onto that less traveled road once in a while. You can hear it in his music, in the lyrics of his smash single, Take A Back Road, a song that celebrates that feeling of getting away from the noise of everyday life, really living in the moment and getting right with your soul. You can see it in the way he lives his life: putting family rst, listening to that inner voice, remaining true to himself and striving to evolve and nd unique ways of expressing himself through the music he puts out into the world. Its a philosophy he tries to employ throughout his life, and it has led him to some amazing places. An East Tennessee native, Rodney has had six No. 1 hits from his albums from Watching You and These Are My People to Farmers Daughter, (which quickly skyrocketed to platinum,) and hes sold more than four million singles. His latest single, Its All About The Country, was just released in March. A new album is coming soon. In the studio Im always ying stuff around, messing around with Pro Tools, moving stuff around, and my co-producer Ted, he really gets this stuff. Im very much a thinker. Now you call it ADD Im hyper-focused. Its hard to nd the kind of songs that will really set you apart. I think thats the biggest challenge. Thats the ultimate goal. You have to gure out what it is you came here to say, and stick to that and not forget that. I think you live and learn. I have to record songs that wont just be around for a little while. And you want to have something that people relate to you dont want to be thinking about listening to a song, you want to be inside of it. Is like watching a movie. Although he can be soft-spoken and serious, Rodney demonstrates his appreciation for the funnier side of life as well through tunes like the warm and witty Family, about a quirky clan of characters gathered at a family reunion, and the laugh-out-loud Shed Rather Fight. Other songs his fans love include Feet, Hes Mine, Shes A Girl, If Youre Going Through Hell, Cabin In The Woods, Cleaning This Gun, Watching You, Farmers Daughter, Back Road, Honesty and many more of your favorites. Rodney is still the same, hard-working, patriotic, rocksolid country boy fans have grown to know and love since his debut with 2003s Honesty. He loves spending time with his teenage son Elijah and wife Rose and their new baby. Rodney still serves as the spokesperson for brands like Massey Ferguson and the National Council for Adoption, a cause dear to his heart as a child of adoption himself. Rodney volunteers for the council on a large scale, but also makes plenty of time to return to the Holston Methodist Home for Children in Greenville, Tenn., where he was adopted as a small baby as well, for visits. After all, the road back to the tiny hometown where he got his start may be a long one, and a long way from the glitzy one he travels now as a country star, but for Rodney, nothing could ever beat the power of taking that back road and returning home to your roots. Kentucky Headhunters The Kentucky Headhunters created a hybrid of honky tonk, blues, and Southern rock that appealed to fans of both rock and country music. The origins of the Kentucky Headhunters lie in 1968 when Fred and Richard Young began playing together with their cousins Greg Martin and Anthony Kenney at the Youngs grandmothers house. Mark Orr also later joined them. The first incarnation of the band was called the Itchy Brothers, and the group played together informally for more than a decade. After about 13 years, the band members began launching separate careers: Richard Young went off to write songs for Acuff-Rose, while Fred Young began touring with country beauty Sylvia. Martin became a member of Ronnie McDowells band, while Kenney dropped out of music. In 1985, Martin decided to reassemble the Itchy Brothers. When Kenney declined to rejoin the group, Martin remembered Doug Phelps, whom he had met while on tour with McDowell. Phelps joined the new project, which was named the Kentucky Headhunters. Besides Martin and Phelps, the band also included the Young brothers and Dougs brother Ricky Lee Phelps. The Headhunters started playing twice monthly on The Chitlin Show, a program on Munfordville, Ky., radio station WLOC. They sent an eight-song demo to Mercury and soon after, the label signed the group. The original demo tape was remixed and became the basis of the bands first album, 1989s Pickin on Nashville, which received overwhelmingly positive reviews. Dumas Walker reached No. 15 in the spring of 1990, followed by the groups biggest hit, the No. 6 Oh, Lonesome Me. In 1991, the Headhunters released their second effort, Electric Barnyard. The album received mixed reviews. In summer 1992, the Phelps brothers left the group to form Brothers Phelps, a more traditional country group. The remaining Headhunters brought ex-Itchy Brothers Anthony Kenney and Mark Orr to the group, and the rehashed lineup released Rave On! in 1993. The album marked a progression toward bluesy Southern rock, which came to fruition later that same year with Thatll Work, a collaboration with former Chuck Berry pianist Johnnie Johnson. In 1996, Doug returned on lead vocals, and a year later the band issued Stompin Grounds. Songs from the Grass String Ranch followed in 2000, and Soul appeared in spring 2003. Big Boss Man was released in 2005 and Flying Under the Radar in 2006, both from CBUJ Entertainment. Dixie Lullabies, the groups 12th album, and first studio recording of new original material since 2003, appeared from Red Dirt Records in 2011. In 2015, the Headhunters released another collaborative album with Johnnie Johnson, Meet Me in Bluesland, drawn from unissued sessions recorded in 2003, two years before Johnsons death. Just before entering the studio to record their next studio LP, bandmates Richard and Fred Young lost their father. That loss, combined with the excitement of the bands first European tour, added an emotional poignancy to On Safari, which was released in 2016. 69821-1

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MAY 2 & 3, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 10B Williams and Ree Williams and Ree, the self-professed Indian and White Guy, have been entertaining audiences around the world with their unique and irreverent comedy/musical style for over three decades. Bruce Williams and Terry Ree have established themselves as proven headliners at fairs, festivals, arenas and casino venues. They continuously refresh and reinvent themselves show after show by incorporating topical and observational humor dripped from the headlines. Williams and Ree have the added wow factor of being terrifically talented musicians and singers as well. Numerous television, radio and commercial appearances have cemented their relationship with their fan base, promoters and marketing directors. The sheer longevity of this dynamic duo has allowed them to attain legendary status and point up the fact that they are truly Americas favorite comedy team! Suwannee Democrat 386-362-1734 www.suwanneedemocrat.com Give us a call at Or visit our website at MOE MONDAY Any burrito $5.55 AND 2x points on Moes App FUNDRAISINGFor your school, team, or churchKIDS NIGHT Kids Eat Free every Wednesday 5-9pm CATERING Moes caters any event There are three things Moes customers know for sure: The crew will say Welcome to Moes when you walk In the door, the most popular burrito is lovingly called the Homewrecker, and Moes Famous Queso is famous for a reason. Each meal is created to-order with ingredients like all natural chicken, grass fed steak, organic tofu, and handcrafted guacamole. And always free chips and salsa. MOES FRANCHISOR SPV LLC WE OFFER:LIVE OAK 10549 Suwannee Plaza Lane In front of Walmart 386.219.0152 DOWNLOAD OUR APP AND RECEIVEFREE NACHOSWITH THE PURCHASE OF A DRINK 77650-1 Tyler Farr Columbia Nashvilles Tyler Farr released his highly anticipated sophomore album, Suffer In Peace, in 2015, making its debut in the top 5 on the BILLBOARD Top 200 Albums and BILLBOARD Country Albums Charts. Previously with the release of his debut album, Redneck Crazy, which released in 2013 landing Farr at No. 2 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart and No. 5 on the Billboard Top 200 made Farr the only solo male country artist in the last 10 years to have his rst two studio albums debut in the top-5 on the Billboard 200 Chart. His No. 1 platinum-selling title-track Redneck Crazy was called the song of the summer by The New York Times and projected Farr forward to celebrate back-to-back No. 1 singles, including his rst No. 1 as a songwriter, with his Gold-certied hit Whiskey in my Water. The Missouri natives dry wit and energetic live show have earned him industry recognition as a 2014 CRS New Faces of Country Radio and 2014 Music Row Breakthrough Artist of the Year nominee, as well as rave reviews for his coveted opening slots touring with Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line, Brantley Gilbert and Lee Brice. Tyler has appeared on the Today Show and Fox & Friends All American Summer Concert Series. Tylers rst single off the newly released Suffer In Peace album, A Guy Walks into a Bar, is proving to be Farrs third radio hit, currently residing in the Top 5 at country radio, and is now RIAA Certied GOLD. 69172-1 Available with Diesel4262 W Hwy 90 Lake City, FL Sales800-342-6800 Service800-356-7298 Open 9AM 7PM 2018 Nissan In StockImidiate Delivery

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MAY 2 & 3, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 11B Cody Johnson When Cody Johnsons Cowboy Like Me debuted in the Top 10 on the Billboard Country Albums chart in January 2014, jaws dropped in ofces all over Nashville. I got a lot of Who is this kid? Cody says with a laugh. I love that. That was a new horizon. And Im gonna work to make sure people know exactly who I am. Cody does that from the start in Gotta Be Me, a follow-up project thats loaded with solid country instrumentation and winsome melodies. In the rst minute alone, Cody paints himself as a cowboy, raised on outlaw country, who drinks too much, ghts too much and wont apologize for having an opinion. By the time the 14-track journey is over, Codys shared his rodeo history in The Only One I Know (Cowboy Life), demonstrated his womans inuence in With You I Am and paid homage to his gospel heritage in I Cant Even Walk. Cody delivers it all with an uncanny condence. His smoky baritone and ultra-Southern voice makes him as uniquely identiable as country kingpins Jason Aldean or Tim McGraw. Cody uses it to convey a Texas-proud swagger, a real-man charm and an unwavering honesty about who Cody Johnson is, where he comes from and where he hopes to go. Im a God fearin, hard workin, beer drinkin, ghtin, lovin cowboy from Texas, he says with a grin. Thats about it. Cody Johnson grew up in tiny Sebastapol, an unincorporated community on the eastern shore of the Trinity River thats never exceeded 500 residents. Its a rough and tumble area, and it comes through in the music. Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, George Strait, Billy Joe Shaver their songs were all essential to the local clubs, and Cody was exposed to their mysterious allure even before he was old enough to get in. Cody didnt necessarily think music would be his career. He briey attended college but traded that in to become a rodeo pro. Cody won the oversized belt buckle he wears today fair and square on the back of a bucking bull but broke a litany of bones. Eventually Cody took a job at a local prison, but he and his band kept hitting the clubs on the weekend while he oversaw hardened convicts weekdays whose crimes had cut them off from humanity. Theres a lonely style of music a lot of those guys listen to, Cody states. I worked in the eld for a while, and they sang old prison work songs. Some had kind of lost hope, and I can see now that you have to sing about people that dont have hope the same way you want to sing to give them hope. Meanwhile, Codys weekend crowds grew, he started landing hits on the Texas music charts, released his third album and won New Male Vocalist of the Year in the Texas Regional Radio Music Awards. He and the band have played all over the North West and now hes coming to the Suwannee River Jam. Youre only a couple of bad decisions every day from screwing your whole life up, Cody reasons. With a good woman behind him and a whole lot of promise in front of him, thats enough to keep Cody Johnson in check. The energy he put into his rebel years now goes into his work. Hes not sure what hes chasing, but he knows its paying off. I dont want to be a blemish on country music, Cody Johnson says. I dont want to be a dot. Id like to be a mark. Pam Tillis As the child of Country Music Royalty, Pam Tillis was determined from a young age to nd her own way in music as a singer and songwriter. Pam Tillis has always insisted on writing and cutting songs that speak from the soul. With six No. 1s and 14 Top 10 singles, Pam knows all about breaking the platinum barrier. With more than 30 singles charting on US Billboard charts and selling more than seven million copies of her studio albums, Pams critical acclaim has not diminished. Sony Records Its All Relative (a tribute to Mel Tillis) was USA Todays No. 4 Country Album of the Year and most recently Pam has released three albums from her own record label Stellar Cat Records landing her a No. 1 on the European ECMA Chart. Pam is a 15-time CMA nominee and twotime winner, a nie-time Academy of Country Music Award nominee, a two-time Grammy award winner and sixtime Grammy nominee, an American Music Awards nominee. Most recently, a two-time IBMA nominee and one-time winner. As a songwriter, Pams songs have been recorded by respected names throughout all genres of music, including Chaka Khan, Juice Newton, Dan Seals, Gloria Gaynor, Conway Twitty and Highway 101. She is currently a re-occurring guest on the TV show Nashville, performed an extended run on Broadway in New York in Smokey Joes Cafe and is a proud member of The Grand Ole Opry. Pam Tillis star continues to shine brightly in the third decade of her career. Easton Corbin With two No. 1 singles, multiple awards and nominations, plus performances on some of the biggest stages in the world, Mercury Nashvilles Easton Corbin has made a lasting impression on the country music landscape. He is lauded for his traditional country sound, authentic lyrics and mastery of understatement. American Songwriter says, Easton Corbin has one of those rare, glorious voices that was made just made for singing country music. His self-titled debut album released in 2010 and spawned back-to-back hits A Little More Country Than That and Roll With It; making him the rst country male artist in 17 years to have his rst two consecutive singles reach No. 1. In 2012, the Gilchrist County native released his sophomore album, All Over The Road, which included the Top 5 hits Lovin You Is Fun and All Over The Road. Corbin set a careerbest debut on Country Airplay with his top 5 hit single, Baby Be My Love Song, from his No. 1 debuting album About To Get Real. Corbin spent 2016 on one of the biggest tours in country music Carrie Underwoods The Storyteller Tour which Billboard named the No. 1 country tour of the rst half of 2016 Forbes picked it as one of 10 hottest tours of the fall. Corbins new single, A Girl Like You, from his upcoming fourth studio album is Top 30 and climbing and was released to rave reviews. Taste of Country picked it as a Critics Pick saying, It takes a fraction of a second to know Easton Corbin is on to something different with A Girl Like You. The LACS People still cant gure out what to call the music we do, said Brian Rooster King, looking at his longtime collaborator Clay Uncle Snap Sharpe. We just get in there and write about what we want. The duo has been together since 2000 and Outlaw, which is their fth album since signing with Average Joes Entertainment, is a watershed effort from The LACS that sonically broadens their musical scope and blends together every genre from traditional country and Southern rock to rap and spoken word. But its their true-to-life lyrics that paint a series of authentic compositions depicting the life of a pair of rednecks from South Georgia. We love writing about stories that weve lived, said King of their biographical 12-song effort that could prove to be a breakthrough of sorts. Label it however you choose. They call it country. Baxley, a slow-moving rural town of just more than 4,000 residents, where Sharpe grew up a country boy, is a place where everyone knows everyone elses business and newcomers are known as outsiders. Theres one elementary school, one high school and, until recently, only three red lights. Now we got a fourth and a WalMart, said Sharpe, so, yeah, were stepping up. Both his parents worked and, as a young boy, hed tag along with his old man and spend summer days hanging out on construction sites, while listening to a local country radio station. Those early formative years is when Sharpes love of country music developed in the late 1980s and early 1990s. However, it wasnt until he was 20 when a then-18 year old King moved with his family from Waycross to Baxley that The LACS rst met up. They liked a lot of the same music Garth Brooks and George Strait, Pink Floyd and Metallica along with Tupac and Nelly and as quickly as they befriended one another they started writing lyrics as if they had been kindred spirits since childhood. King was a self-taught guitarist and the two fast-friends pooled their money together to buy a cheaper version of a beat box they still use when they perform on stage today. In 2001, they saved up another $2,500 to pay for 40 hours of studio time of which they spent recording their rst self-titled album and the other half of the time was used to mix and master and 1,000 copies of the CD to sell in parking lots and parties. Over time they built up a cult following of fellow rednecks and hillbillies and eventually drew the attention of Average Joes. In 2014, they released their fourth album and in 2015 the prolic songsmiths were already back with yet another studio album, which features the rst single God Bless a Country Girl. Its a fun little song, said King. Sharpe and King have matured personally and especially professionally since the rst time they plugged a $7 microphone into a boom box, which still says a lot about their authentic writing process. Then and now, The LACS enter the studio with half the album written and then nish the second half of the writing process while recording the rst half. Their fans, who both King and Sharpe describe as rowdy, loud, hardworking rednecks, have come to expect songs about the south beer drinking, mud bogging and more drinking that remind them of their own lives. Brian and I have prided ourselves on putting out real music that we lived, Sharpe concluded, and not just writing about some topic because it was a No. 1 for somebody else. 3076 95th Dr. in Live Oak, FL

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MAY 2 & 3, 2018 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT JASPER NEWS MAYO FREE PRESS PAGE 12B Biographies for Regional Artists Abigail Carpenter (Macclenny) Abigail, 20, began singing at age 6. She has sung with her church band and at lo cal events since age 10, enjoyed singing and performing in plays at Baker County High School in Glen St. Mary and partic ipating in contests and auditions at the Spirit of the Suwannee often in her teens. Abigail now shares her beautiful voice with folks in Jacksonville. Shes had the great honor of singing with Grammy Award winner/singer Linda Davis, opened for Glenn Templeton and sang at the Strawberry Festival in Plant City. Abigail, a beautician who studied cos metology at Florida Gateway College in Lake City, recently won the new Floridas Next Country Superstar contest in Jack sonville which gave her a performance spot at the 2018 SRJ. Abigail sang at the 2014 Jam and is so excited to be back 4 years later. Amy Rae (Conyers, Ga.) Amy Rae, a 25-year-old country/rock singer born and raised in Georgia, has been singing almost her entire life. She grew up with a love of rock music, but Amy Rae found she had also developed a love for coun try music. Now she incorporates her love of rock with country for a unique mar riage of great music. Rae was a nalist in the 2017 Georgia Country Awards for Female Artist of the Year and was selected as the Georgia Country April Artist of the Month for 2018. This Georgia artist has put together an amazing band with the same ideas about music as she has to fulll the same dreams. Amy Rae and band member Joe Duke started out as a musical duo where they played local acoustic gigs. Many describe their vocal collaboration as hauntingly beautiful. With the un stoppable brotherly duo of Jordan and Jonah Meredith, Amy Rae has an extra special addition to the band. Amy Rae and her band will bring high energy and a rock twist to county music at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park for the 2018 Suwannee River Jam. Andy Pursell (Bradenton) Hailing from the Bradenton area, Andy Purcell is what country is all about. A lineman for a South Florida power company/songwriter/ singer/musician/band leader, recording artist and more. Band members are Andy (lead vocals & rhythm guitar), Steven VonSharts (lead guitar), Dean Griswold (rhythm & keys), Phil Roth (bass guitar) and Daryl Lee Hawk (drummer). The band has a combined experience of 30 years at venues such as the Grand Ole Opry, Hard Rock Caf, Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, Suwan nee River Jam (2017), Bradenton Boat Regatta, River Jam 4 Peace River and more. Andys love for rock/country shows in his songwriting and music. He did his debut demo in Nashville with musicians who toured with Kenny Chesney, Taylor Swift and others. Andy also recently wrote and recorded a song for a childrens TV show. Austin Harden (Lake Butler) Austin Harden is an inspiring singer/songwriter/ guitarist from Lake Butler, a small town that has produced some great musical talent. He and his former band members of HWY 238 were among the Top 5 New Country Acts in America in 2016 and were blessed to perform on the Grand Ole Opry stage in the national nals of the Country Showdown. He has performed at the Suwannee River Jam three different times and is looking forward to once again perform from these hallowed stages. This talented young artist plays festivals and venues all over the Southeast as he prepares to move to Nashville in the immediate fu ture to further his country music career. When Austin arrives in Nashville, he will feel right at homemany of those artists he played music with in Florida are there awaiting his arrival. Austin just recorded his latest and great new song he wrote, Backwoods, at Top Sound Music Group with a video. Bryan James & Al Enzian Originally from Killeen, Texas, and now a resident of Oviedo, Bryan James is a touring song writer/singer with a passion for the older style of country music played by legends like Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson and Hank Williams Jr. His voice presents a wonderful, deep growl when he sings, adorned with his signature black hat. With Bryans sopho more album, Between The Devil and The Angel, debuting at No. 8 on iTunes charts and having opened for legends like David Allan Coe, 2018 is poised to be a breakout year for him after also selected as a Jam Audition winner. Dobro master Al Enzian is a world-class musician and music industry veteran. After a career playing guitar and touring with Janis Joplin, Cat Stevens and more, a chance meeting in Nashville led to Al and Bryan working together. When hes not playing music, Al enjoys meeting new people and spending time at home in High Springs. Together these two put on a dynamite performance you will long remember and want more and more. Cliff Dorsey (High Springs) Cliff Dors ey, 23, lives in High Springs where he was bornbut not for long! Hes purchased a Duramax Diesel truck and camper and plans to hit the road to tour the US and chase his dream of being a singer/song writer full time. Cliff began his musical career at 15 after buying a guitar. He took lessons but once he heard Josh Turner sing Long Black Train, he was amazed and thought, Lord, if I had a voice like that Id do something about it. Cliff does and he is! Cliff soon sang Long Black Train at his church and now performs all across North Florida. Cliffs rst album was released April 7. Cliff sang the National Anthem at the 2018 NHRA Gator Nationals and recently won The Santa Fe River Songwriter Competition. He plans to make music and write songs the rest of his life, believing he might make a difference to leave the world better than he found it. Cole Tomlinson (Blackshear, Ga.) Cole Tomlinson, 16, began singing at age 3 with his singer/guitar playing father. Since 2013 Cole has performed hundreds of live shows, plays multiple in struments, writes his own lyrics and com poses the music. Cole has put together a terric trav eling band. Cole is the 2017 Georgia Country Teen Artist of the Year, was a 2015 and 2016 Georgia Country Finalist, a 2016 Georgia Music Awards Finalist, a local level winner in the Country Show down in three cities and participated in a variety of television shows. Cole has also participated in local and national talent/singing events including the famed Suwannee River Jam, SEGAFest and the Florida Forest Festival. In March 2018, Cole released his rst Nashville recorded radio single Dirt Road Princess. In his spare time this 6-foot-4 high school sophomore enjoys playing football (GO DAWGS!), going shing and working on the family farm. Hallie Davis (Jacksonville/Jasper) Jaspers very own Hallie Davis, 20, an accomplished and awesome singer/ performer attending college in Jackson ville, is working her way towards a career in music. Hallie has competed in many, many contests locally at The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park including winning the opportunity to perform at the 2018 Suwannee River Jam. She shares her singing talent in many restaurants and contests in Jacksonville and took second place in the 2017 and 2018 Southside Idol talent contest in Lake City. Hallie won the Suwannee County Fair Talent Contest in 2018 and took home $500. Hallie loves to entertain at nursing homes. Her strong, beautiful voice wows her audiences along with her professional presentation as she sings Make It Rain with such strong, awless intensity. Kamryn Palmer (Indian Harbour Beach) Kamryn Palmer, 18, a coun try music singer/songwriter from Indian Harbour Beach, plays guitar and loves to bring soul into her country music. Kamryn has performed on many famous stages including The Grand Ole Opry, Country Music Hall of Fames Ford Theater, House of Blues, Runaway Country 2018 and the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Parks Music Hall stage. Kamryn participated in Grammy Camp Nashville 2017 where she was accepted as one of 40 in the nation. Kamryn was also a vocal nalist for the National YoungArts Foundation 2018 where she was accepted as one of 21 vocalists and one of ve singer/songwrit ers in the nation. She has begun the recording process in Nashville where she will become a resident in the fall to pursue music as her career. Karley Scott Collins and Alex Sandlin (Lake City) Karley, 18, is an accom plished singer/songwriter. She recently wrote and then recorded an original song, A War Called Love, in Atlanta. Karley and Alex had the great honor of performing at the 2016 and 2017 Suwan nee River Jams. In 2016, she attended a writers retreat in Nashville with Warner Chapel Musics Judy Stakee. One of Karleys future goals is to open music schools for under privi leged children in the US. Karleys duo partner, Alex Sandlin, 18, has played guitar since age seven. He began playing in his church band around age 13, and has performed at many local venues and festivals. Alex, an accomplished guitarist, just nished writ ing an original album with his band and is looking forward to recording the album soon. Alex also enjoys volunteering in his community. Katie Ondrejicka (Jacksonville) Ka tie Ondrejicka, 12, known on stage as Katie O, was born and raised in Jack sonville. She is homeschooled along with her three brothers. Singing has always been a big part of Katies life and last year she was blessed to perform at Mudville Grille, Jacksonville Landing, Suwannee River Music Cafe and The Clay County Fair. Winning the ju nior talent competition at the fair this year allowed her to be part of the Suwannee River Jam 2018. This vivacious young lady says she is thankful to her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ for all of His blessings. Katie will open for Nashville artist Linda Davis July 14 and Aug. 18 for Nashville artist Trent Tomlinson, both at Mudville Grille in Jack sonville. Kellen Vincent (Lake City) The Kel len Vincent Band recently formed and discovered its sweet country sound. Led by Kellen Vincent, the soulful group has already stormed their way onto the stage at Suwannee River Jam. A lifetime artist, Kellen is a songwriter, singer and musician. This new band has Kellen Vincent and his band rocking the rafters at every gig! Band members are Kellen Vincent (lead singer/guitarist), Richard Elmore (lead guitar), Chris Hogan (bass), Cross Kemp (rhythm guitar), Joel St. John (piano) and Arthur Martin (drums). Kellen says he uses music to cope with life. His rst EP, sound engineered by multi-Grammy Award nominee Keith Mor rison and co-written with Carlos Rosado is released this month on all music plat forms. This Jam is not the last youll hear from Kellen Vincent and this band. Lyndie Burris (Middleburg) Lyndie Burris is no stranger to country music. It is what I was meant to sing, re marked this former beauty queen. Lyndie began singing at age 3, and her love for performing and country mu sic shines through in each performance. Lyndie got her start singing in church. Lyndie gained recognition in Florida pub lications and local radio as one of the areas top female performers, opening for Charlie Daniels, Kellie Pickler, Blake Shelton, Chuck Wicks, Tracy Lawrence and others. After spending eight years in Nashville pursuing her dreams, Lyndie returned to Clay County, won the title of Miss Flor ida Forestry and continues her singing career across North Florida. She will be the 2018 emcee in the Suwannee River Jam Amphitheater. Ricky Valido (Hialeah) This 25-year-old Cuban country boy from Hialeah always wanted to be a coun try artist. He has denitely made that dream come true! He rocks the stag es at stadiums, night clubs, festivals, dance halls, bars, private events and everything in between. Ricky has opened for big stars and loves living his country music life while attending college seeking a degree in environmental studies. Hes played Nashville and the Suwannee River Jam in 2015 and 2016 opening night. Blessed with a unique voice, Ricky has captivated fans from all parts of the U.S. with his high energy shows. Band mem bers are Ricky Valido (vocals/guitarist), Carlos Valdes (guitar), Ariel Herrera (drums) and Jorge Tercilla (bass). Sadie Miller (Branford) Branfords Sadie Miller, 10, spent last year traveling Florida singing and competing at many events, fairs and festivals. Sadie, always comfortable on stage with that infec tious smile, recently opened for county music artist Billy Dean, was a nalist in the rst You Can Be The Star talent com petition at the SOSMP and will travel to Nashville in June to sing at a young art ist showcase during the CMA festival. Sadies performances have wowed audiences everywhere. And then there is the yodeling! This young lady knocks it out of the park when she yodels to the delight of the audiences. Sadie has also won the hearts of hun dreds of new fans as a third-place nalist in the 2017 Suwannee County Fair and winning a spot at the 2018 Suwan nee River Jam as one of the youngest artists ever to perform at the Jam. Snake Blood Remedy (OBrien) This old-time country band is led by JD Cook, a lifetime singer/musician. The band is a traditional country music band in the style of Jimmie Rodgers, Hank Williams and Woody Guthrie. Band members include JD (lead guitar/ vocal), Micky Lynn (banjo/vocals), Abi gail Gruber (ddle/vocal), Paul Jackson (bass/vocal), Mitch Eagle (washboard/ percussion) and Andre Gruber (electric guitar). JD moved to OBrien in Suwannee County recently from the Jacksonville area. JDs unique voice reminds one of listening to old-time country greats like Hank Williams, Willie Nelson and other old-time country performers. A real treat for any country fan, SBR plays often at the SOSMP where the crowd is growing. JD says its his favorite place to perform. The new fans of SBR say they are loving this revival of the country they love, especially the ddle, washboard and banjo music. SBR keeps the spirit of working class, traditional American storytelling music alive. This will be the bands rst time play ing the Suwannee River Jam and this band is excited to play some music. Sondra Hunt (Lake Butler) Sondra Hunt has assembled this wonderful band, and its popularity was instant with Sondra as lead singer. This beautiful woman with an incredible voice used that gift to win the rst You Can Be The Star talent contest in 2017 at Spirit of the Suwannee, taking home a $5,000 prize! During the past 20 years, Sondra has performed on many stages from Na ples to Panama City and opened for major stars like Kelly Pickler and Gram my Award winner Linda Davis. Sondra Hunt lives on a rural Florida family farm, but she hasnt let country life keep her from the big stage. She and this fabulous country band are ready to entertain you when they hit the stage. Members are Sondra Hunt (lead singer), Richard Ritari (bass/vo cals), Ian Suber (lead guitar/vocals), Jor dan Snyder (rhythm guitar/vocals) and Bradley Norcross (drums/vocals). Soulshine (Fitzgerald/Valdosta, Ga.) SoulShine is a Fitzgerald/Valdosta, Ga., country band hitting the road hard since 2006 playing all across Georgia, Florida and Alabama. Described as the No. 1 Party Band in the South, SoulShine member and GM Jason Fuqua has been a part of the bands success. It was voted No. 1 Self-Promoting Band in 2009, Most Energetic By the 11th hour in 2008 and 2009, featured in Plush Magazine and voted Best All Around Local Band in 2010. Band members Jason Bam Fuqua (lead vocals & guitar/bookings), Jason JaJo Jordan (lead guitar/vocals), Joel Jones (lead guitar/vocals), Scott Clark (bass guitar), Kenny Chin (piano/ lead guitar/vocals), Country Dave Hollis (drums) and Jamie Big Ben Benson (harmonica/web design) all hit the stage with amped up energy and a huge variety of music from artists such as Johnny Cash, Black Crows and Lynyrd Skynyrd. Southern Burn (Gainesville) South ern Burn is a ve-member, high-energy, extremely fun Southern rock & country cover band playing all across North and Central Florida. Since 2014 South ern Burn had provided the best diverse music from current chart toppers to classic hits to fans all over Florida. Southern Burn was a winner of the Bat tle of the Bands competition at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park and is a regular performer in the Music Hall. The band, based in Gainesville, includes members Heather Laxton (lead singer), Dixon Boatwright (drums), Fritz Knaggs (bass/vocals), Blake Hunter (lead guitar/ vocals) and Joe Acosta (lead guitar/vo cals). The bands entire purpose is mak ing folks dance, laugh, be engaged and have a great time. Southern Burn Band is very excited to be part of the 2018 Suwannee River Jam! Treble Hook (Alachua County) Tre ble Hook is a band of ve young musi cians from Alachua County and one old guy that runs sound and manages the band. Lauren Woodall (lead singer) attended Santa Fe College and will major in music at the University of North Florida in the fall. Spencer Hoefert (lead guitarist) has played guitar since age 10 and plans to pursue jazz guitar at a university soon. David Harris (alto sax, electric and acous tic guitar) plans a music education ca reer and continue as a gigging musician. Keith Carter (bass) will seek a degree in wildlife biology. Theyve been playing music together for more than eight years. Aaron Taylor (drummer) is a multi-instru mentalist who has performed with Florida and Georgia bands and in Nashville. Laurens dad Ronnie Woodall books all venues, provides equipment and is sound engineer.

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