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** Publisher Jim Fletcher 623-2120 news@spressgazette.com Community ..........A2-A3 Opinion ....................A4 Law enforcement .........A5 Lifestyle .....................B1 Sports & Outdoors ..B2-B3 A6Main Street Milton has awarded business grants and loansB2See the latest Southern Raceway results SEE WHATS COMING UP AT THE IMOGENE THEATRE | A2 SHERIFFS OFFICE SEEKS HOME INVASION, SHOOTING SUSPECT | A5 Wednesday, July 25, 2018 Gazette Santa Rosas Press @srpressgazette facebook.com/srpressgazette75 ¢ srpressgazette.com Vol. 110 Issue 59 No-thru-trucks sign goes up at Berryhill and Willing StreetBy Kevin Boyer @kboyersprg | 850-623-2120 |kboyer@srpressgazette.comMILTON „ All commercial trucks driving in Milton better be on the lookout if they do not want to face a hefty fine. The city has placed a no-thru-truck-zoneŽ sign on the corner of Berry-hill Road and Willing Street. According to Milton Chief of Police Tony Tindell, violators will be given warnings until September when the fines begin. The specific amount of the fine has not been determined yet, according to Tindell."I agree with the councils decision regarding placing no-thru-truck signs on Berryhill and North Willing Street," Tindell said. "There have been numerous incidents, creating dangerous situations where large trucks leave the street at the right turn from West Bound Highway 90 onto North Will-ing and take out the electric cross walk sign. Anytime a vehicle leaves the road onto pedestrian sidewalks is a dan-gerous situation and it needs to stop."Councilwoman Peggi Smith said it was about time for the sign and she was in full sup-port of the sign being put up. According city ordinance, a no-thru-truck zone refers to a street or road on which trucks are prohibited. Milton takes steps to limit truck driving downtown This no thru trucksŽ sign at Berryhill and Willing Street along with “ nes is a city attempt to make streets safer, according to the Milton Police Department. [KEVIN BOYER | PRESS GAZETTE] Smith Tindell By Ramon Rios @RamonrSrpg | 850-623-2120 rrios@srpressgazette.comMILTON „ A broken septic tank at Westgate Mobile Home Park has led to a judi-cial order to turn off the water to all of its residents forcing them to move. Santa Rosa County United Way has offered to help displaced resi-dents cover moving costs.Several residents filed an emergency motion against the water shut off proposing they pool their money and buy individual septic tanks for each trailer. First Circuit Judge David Rimmer denied the motion because the residents need the owners permission to make any changes to the property.However, the owner of the property, has failed to make repairs or respond toa civil complaint filed by the Florida Department of Health. Because of the septic system failure, the park cannot be permitted as a mobile home park.United Way grants and major gifts manager Kyle Holley estimates it will take $10,000 to $15,000 to move all the families that are still living at the mobile home park. The money will come from their disaster funds. "Poverty is a daily disaster," Holley said. "We have to help them because no one else will.United Way o ers help to displaced residents Westgate mobile home park residents Gary Clayton and Melissa Nason stand at the broken septic tank site. [RAMON RIOS | PRESS GAZETTE] Westgate mobile home park timeline Sept. 2017: The Westgate Mobile Home Parks broken septic system lets raw sewage out onto the ground creating a public health hazard. The Santa Rosa County Department of Health initiates proceedings to have Lear correct the problem. May 2018: The Florida Department of Health “ les a civil complaint against Lear in the First Circuit Court of the First Judicial Circuit for Santa Rosa County for the broken septic tank system. June 2018: A judicial order to turn off the water is issued after a June hearing. July 2018: That order becomes “ nal July 10. Residents are noti“ ed by mail of the order and the parks water is turned off July 13.By Kevin Boyer @kboyersprg | 850-623-2120 kboyer@srpressgazette.comMILTON „ Bikers can use the Steve Morgan Skate Park at the Guy Thompson Com-munity Center at 5629 Byrom St. in Milton for the time being thanks to city council. The council had been in discussion about whether to allow BMX bikers access to the skate park at previous council meet-ings. Up until this July 19 vote only skate boarders have had access to the skate park.In a 7 to 1 vote, council has allowed bikers a set time to use the park on a trial basis. Councilman Alan Lowery said a trial basis allows rules to be adjusted as needed. Councilman Jeff Snow thanked the council for researching the matter and making this decision. This is a great thing for Milton,Ž Snow said.Milton City Police Chief Tony Tindell said that there would be an officer on patrol around the park during spe-cific hours to make sure bikers are abiding by the designated times.He said that while there are cameras installed at the park, vandalism perpetrated by skateboarders, he said,has rendered them inoperable. The MPD is searching for whoever is responsible, he said. Tindell asked for everyone to be respectful of the park and the rules. If you see anything happening at the park, please contact us,Ž he said. The coun-cil said that if the vandalism continues it may be necessary to close the park until the perpetrators are caught.More details about the times and rules for the BMX use of the skate park will come soon, according to city officials. The next city council meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 6. The meetings are open to the public.Bikers and skaters to share Milton skate parkA commemorative statue at the Steve Morgan Skate Park on Byrom Street. [KEVIN BOYER | PRESS GAZETTE] See HELP, A7

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** A2 Wednesday, July 25, 2018 | Santa Rosa Press Gazette COMMUNITYBy Press Gazette contributorGULF BREEZE „ Gulf Islands National Seashore announced a special day of programming exploring the lives of soldiers stationed at Fort Pickens during the Civil War.Special programs will be available from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.Aug. 4 at historic Fort Pickens.With help from longtime living history partner, The Walton Guard, the National Park Service will present musket and artillery demonstrations, civil war music, camp life displays, and other ranger programs specifically geared toward the soldiers experience during the Civil War.A pop-up junior ranger tent will be open from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. just outside the fort.Chil-dren can learn about Civil War uniforms and equipment, try on different uniform pieces, and participate in a scavenger hunt.Older children can join the Awkward Brigade, learn-ing how to drill like a Civil War soldier and then write a letter home describing their experience.All programs are free and open to the public.Programs can change or be cancelled without warning, particularly due to weather.There is an entrance fee for the Fort Pickens Area; the historic fort is open daily from 8:30 a.m. to sunset.Built between 1828 and 1833, Fort Pickens was originally intended to defend the newly formed state of Florida from foreign invasion. Ultimately, it would only see combat during the Civil War though the fort and surrounding bat-teries, added over the years, remained active until 1947. In 1971, the fort was incorporated into Gulf Islands National Seashore.Civil War on Santa Rosa IslandHistorical reenactors man the artillery at Fort Pickens. [SPECIAL TO THE PRESS GAZETTE] By Kevin Boyer @kboyersrpg | 850-623-2120 kboyer@srpressgazette.comMILTON „ The Imogene Theatre regularly holds entertaining and historical events for the community. See whats coming up at the theatre this week. July 26 is movie night. July 27 is The Walking Dead Trivia Night. July 28 is Wine and History Night at The Imogene Theatre. All events begin at 7 p.m.Kyle Verner, of R. E. Devel-opment Inc., which manages the Imogene Theatre, says patrons should stop by local restaurants downtown and pick up food for the movie and trivia night. Concession stands will be open so Verner asks that patrons do not bring drinks.Movie night will feature the movie TremorsŽ pro-jected by HD movie theatre quality projector a on a 20 foot by 20 foot screen with HD quality sound according to the Imogene Facebook page. Tickets will be $3 per person.The Walking Dead Trivia Night is free to attend. The age limit is 12-years-old and up. There are prizes for winners and people are welcome to bring in food. The Wine and History Night will include wine and light hors d'oeuvres as well as an informative tour of the the-atre for $20. Upcoming events at Imogene TheatreThe Imogene Theatre in Milton. [FILE PHOTO] [FILE PHOTO] By Press Gazette contributorMILTON „ Mindy Norris and Becky Smith, of the Traveling Owl 30a will hold the Catch us at the Creek Retreat taking place over Labor Day Weekend at Cold-water Gardens in Milton. The three-night, four-day retreat provides "yogis" with the opportunity to restore their mind, body, and energy."I have traveled to several retreats and have come to learn what makes a retreat unique and enjoyable," Smith said. "Mindy and I are look-ing forward to combining our favorite retreat elements to create a weekend that helps our new friends disconnect from their everyday lives."Norris and Smith have been practicing yoga for a com-bined 11 years and both have hundreds of hours of training and self study in the practice of yoga. The pair met while teaching yoga along 30a and decided that it was time for them to pursue their passion and introduce the commu-nity to a deeper practice and to beautiful places they have come across.Smith and Norris went camping at Coldwater Gar-dens in February, "I just knew that we had to hold a retreat on the property the first time I saw it," Norris said. "It is a great place to really let loose, connect with nature, and enjoy your surroundings."The facilities at Coldwater Gardens including cabins, hiking trails and sustainable farming efforts throughout, are spread across over 350 acres of land."While the retreat will include meditation and yoga twice a day, we encourage anyone interested to join us. We are going to keep it super flexible and casual, allowing you to choose how you spend your time over the weekend," Norris said. "Coldwater Gar-dens is a beautiful, peaceful setting and we know every-one will enjoy each other and all that the property has to offer."Pricing starts at $625.00 and includes lodging (upgrades available), yoga twice a day, meditation, three vegetarian meals a day, hiking, creative art. Massage is available throughout the weekend for an additional fee. Email trav-elingowl30a@gmail.com for additional information.Yoga retreat coming to the Milton community[PIXABAY.COM] Oakland Lee Ard was born September 17, 1925, in Geneva County near Samson, AL. He passed away on July 20, 2018, The second of four children of William Lee Ard and Pinkey Elender Aplin Ard, he attended Reese School, Hacoda School, and Samson High School in Geneva County, and Gaskin School in Walton County, FL. While still in school, he was drafted into the United States Army, along with his older brother Dalton, in December 1943. He joined the 2nd Armored Infantry Division, 41st Armored Infantry Regiment on August 30, 1944, and engaged in combat in France, Belgium, Holland, and Germany until Thanksgiving Day 1944 when severe frostbite removed him from the battlefield. His military service at Ft. Knox, KY with an honorable discharge on May 10, 1946. Afterward, Oakland resumed school, spent two years farming, then found employment in the paper industry, where he would remain until his retirement. That career began at St. Joe Paper Company, in Port St. Joe, FL, where he met and married Marian Elizabeth Watts in May 1952. In January 1953, he was employed by St. Regis Paper Company, which took the couple to Jacksonville, FL. In September 1957, the couple moved to Jay, FL when Oakland was accepted for a job at Container Corporation of Americas newly-opened Brewton Paper Mill. He retired from Jefferson-Smurfit in 1996 at the age of 71. After the death of Marian in 2005, Oakland and Jackie Stewart were married in March 2007. Oakland contributed to his community through his involvement in a variety of civic organizations, business associations, and his church, Jay First Baptist Church. Those include Board of Directors of Jay Hospital, State Housing Initiative Program (SHIP) Board Member, Santa Rosa County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Jay Chamber of Commerce, Santa Rosa County Sheriffs Department Interview Committee, ARC Santa Rosa Board of Directors, and as a Take Stock In Children mentor. He served as a Councilman for the Town of Jay. Throughout his career in the paper industry, he served his co-workers as president of two union locals, one of which he was a founding member, and as founding member and officer of two credit unions. An avid gardener, he enjoyed fishing, raising cattle, and hay farming throughout his retirement years. Several honors were bestowed on Oakland in 2004, in recognition of his volunteer efforts, including: Northwest Florida Area Agency on Aging 2004 Older American's Month Award, Santa Rosa County Chamber of Commerce 2004 Volunteer of the Year, American Legion Post #121 Service to America Certificate of Recognition, Town of Jay Proclamation recognizing Santa Rosa County Volunteer of the Year, Santa Rosa County Commission resolution declaring May 13, 2004, as Oakland Ard DayŽ, and by Extensions of Remarks by Hon. Jeff Miller, HONORING OAKLAND ARD in the CONGRESSIONAL RECORD. He received the Santa Rosa Chambers Presidents Award in 1993 and the Hall of Fame Award in 2007. He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 53 years, Marian, his older brother Henry Dalton Ard, and younger brother Herman Ray Ard. Oakland is survived by his wife Jackie, sister Versie Ard, sons Freddy (Vesta) and Ronnie (Bonnie), Jackies daughters Marian Stewart-Griffin (Glenn) and Julie Stewart, grandchildren Taylor Ard (Amanda), Brandon Ard, Dalton Ard (Kelly), Jeffrey Ard, Jacob Gilliam, Lee Gilliam, Twig Griffin, and Stone Griffin; greatgrandchildren Hailey Ann, Caleb, Eisley, and Aplin Ard. Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 22, 2018, at Jay First Baptist Church from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Service will be 10:00 a.m., Monday, July 23, 2018, also at the church. There will be a viewing also on Monday at 4:00 p.m., with a graveside burial to follow at 5:00 p.m. at Eight Mile Cemetery in Samson, Alabama. Trahan Family Funeral Home of Milton is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to Emerald Coast Hospice or Jay First Baptist Church Youth Group.OAKLAND LEE ARD While the retreat will include meditation and yoga twice a day, we encourage anyone interested to join us. We are going to keep it super exible and casual, allowing you to choose how you spend your time over the weekend. Coldwater Gardens is a beautiful, peaceful setting and we know everyone will enjoy each other and all that the property has to o er.ŽMindy Norris

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** Santa Rosa Press Gazette | Wednesday, July 25, 2018 A3MILTON „ Heres a look at upcoming events in Santa Rosa County and surrounding areas.ANNOUNCEMENTSSanta Rosa Neighborhood Softball LeagueSANTA ROSA COUNTY „ Tim Sousa is organizing a neighborhood softball league. Sousa and organizers are looking for coaches and players to represent their neighborhoods and communities during the spring and early summer months.The league would consist of neighborhood teams who will compete against one another in a friendly team environment. Email time-sousa76@gmail.com for more information. Woodbine Church school supply drivePACE „ Woodbine Church, 5200 Woodbine Road in Pace is holding a back-to-school supply drive ending July 29. Stop by the church and pick up a shopping list and bag before shopping. Call 995-0007 for details.UPCOMINGArt workshopNAVARRE „ The Holley Navarre Seniors Center is offering an art workshop for all ages 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 28. Anyone who can hold a pencil can paint a picture says Mary Ellen Linthicum, the instructor. Tickets are $20. Please bring a bag lunch. Desserts and drinks will be avialable. Attendees will also need an 11-by-14 paint board or canvas. If you do not have one, paint boards will be for sale at $1 each. Bring any acrylic paints that you may have. Although, paints will be provided, if needed. Also please bring a sock. You read that correctly. Bring a sock. The Holley Navarre Seniors Center is located at 8476 Gordon Goodin Lane, across from the Navarre Library just east of Highway 87. Tickets available at the center during office hours 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday or call the office 936-1644 or Mary Ellen at 812-243-1727. Free Vessel Safety CheckNAVARRE „ The Coast Guard Auxiliary 1-7 is holding a free vessel safety check from 8 to 11 a.m. July 28 at the Navarre Beach boat ramp. This is open to the public for all types of boats. Boats sat-isfactorily completing the safety check will receive a decal. There is no penalty if the boat does not pass. The decal is an indication to marine law officers that the vessel has the required safety equipment on board. Contact Chuck Meyer at 626-5927 for more information. Pensacola Numismatic Society Annual Coin ShowMILTON „ From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday Aug. 4 and 5 the Pensacola Numismatic Society Annual Coin Show will take place at the Santa Rosa Auditorium, 4530 Spikes Way in Milton. The event is free. The Boys Scout Troop 427 of Milton will have food for sell both days. Call Bob Thomas, president at 850-287-1806 for more information. Radio Control Flying ParkJAY „ The grand opening of the Santa Rosa County Fallen Hero Memorial Radio Control Flying Park takes place 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 22. There will be helicopters, planes, drones and cars as well as hot dogs and ham-burgers and drinks with a donation suggested. There will be static displays, instructions, radio control air shows, military vehicles and hot rods. Location is at the Jay Transfer Station Road off 89 South of Jay. The Northwest Florida Modeler, Inc. is hosting this event. Contact Frank Papasavas at 899-1888 for more information. Relay for LifeThe signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, Relay For Life for the Milton and Pace area takes place 6 p.m. to midngiht Nov. 16 at the Pensacola State College Milton campus, 5988 Highway 90. For more information or to register visit www.RelayForLife.org/miltonpacefl. You can also contact Gina Bitetti at gina.bitetti@cancer.org or call 404-329-5113. 2018 Big Cat JamboreeMILTON „ Starting 5 p.m. Aug. 10 will be the football jamboree and fish fry at the Milton High stadium. The youth league is at 5 p.m. followed by the Panthers at 7 p.m. The cost is $10 for a dinner plate of fish or chicken, hush puppies, baked beans, coleslaw, and tea or water. Quarter-back Club memberships are also available at $40, which include two fish or chicken dinners and free parking for all home games. WaterfestMILTON „ From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 11, Milton will hold "Water-fest," a free event for children ages 12 and under with bouncers, water slides and food vendors at the citys festival grounds on South Willing Street. Upcoming Imogene Theatre showsMILTON „ Upcoming performances at the Imogene Theatre, 6866 Caroline St include country music veteran John Berry, comedian Greg Fitzsim-mons and another veteran of country music, Collin Raye.John Berry Date: Aug. 11 Doors and showtime: 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets: $40, 350 seats available Purchase tickets: www. theimogenetheatre.com/ buy-tickets-online Greg Fitzsimmons Aug. 24 Doors and showtime: 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets: $30 presale Purchase tickets: www. theimogenetheatre.com/ buy-tickets-online Collin Raye Date: Oct. 13 Doors and showtime: 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets: $45 presale Purchase tickets: www. theimogenetheatre.com/ buy-tickets-onlineBRIEFSMILTON„ Upcoming Santa Rosa County events and activities are as follows.ANNOUNCEMENTSCARPENTERS PARK TEMPORARILY CLOSING: Carpenters Park playground facilities will be temporarily closed July 24-27 to install shade structures for two pieces of playground equipment. This includes walking bridges, south end fishing piers and adjacent pavil-ions in the playground area.The boat ramp and large pavilion located on Broad Street and restroom facil-ities will remain open for use.FENTANYL ADDICTION: Narconon reminds families that fentanyl overdoses are on the rise in almost every community nationwide. Fentanyl is the strongest synthetic opiate painkiller and is estimated to be 100 times more potent than morphine and 50 times stronger than heroin. To learn more about fentanyl abuse and how to help your loved one, visit http://www.narconon-suncoast.org/blog/fentanyl-whatyou-need-to-know.htmlNarconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family. Call today for free screenings or referrals. 877-841-5509.ADDICTION TREATMENT CENTER NOW ACCEPTS CIGNA INSURANCE: The Friary at Lakeview Center is now accepting Cigna Insurance for services. The Friary accepts many other health insurance plans including TriCare, and authorization for services is based on medical necessity.Addiction treatment is not something that an individual or family should ignore. The Friary admis-sions team is striving to help the community by working with clients to determine their coverages and offer options when insurance wont fully cover treatment.A confidential assessment can be arranged at any time by calling 850-932-9375 or toll free 800-332-2271. Visit www.TheFriary.org to learn more about services.UPCOMING:UNITED WAY CRAM THE VAN: July23 to Aug. 3, United Way of Santa Rosa County will be sorting, counting and distributing Cram the Van donations. Usually over 40 percent of county students are on free or reduced lunch, indicative of how many students likely will start school without the proper supplies. United Ways role bridges the gap between the school district and the donors. The district informs UW what students need and in turn UW distributes this information so donors know what to buy. UW representative Kyle Holley said people donate the supplies directly, not cash, so they can rest assured their donations are all going to the children. Cram the Van runs with the collaborative efforts of UW as well as Channel 3 and Sandy Sansing Auto-motive Group.WHATS HAPPENING

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** A4 Wednesday, July 25, 2018 | Santa Rosa Press Gazette OPINION ANOTHER VIEW LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Address: 6576 Caroline St., Milton, FL 32570 Online: srpressgazette.com Main Of“ ce Fax Number: 850-623-2007 Classi“ eds: 850-623-2120 Publisher Jim Fletcher j” etcher@srpressgazette.com Executive Editor Jason Blakeney jblakeney@nwfdailynews.com Editor Aaron Little alittle@srpressgazette.com Staff Writer Keven Boyer kboyer@srpressgazette.com Staff Writer Ramon Rios rrios@srpressgazette.com Of“ ce Manager Carol Barnes cbarnes@srpressgazette.com Advertising Debbie Coon dcoon@srpressgazette.com Advertising Tracie Smeltoystsmelstoys@srpressgazette.comCONTACT US Call 623-2120 to report news, subscribe or learn about our classi“ ed and display advertising options. COPYRIGHT NOTICE The entire contents of Santa Rosas Press Gazette, including its logotype, are fully protected by copyright and registry and cannot be reproduced in any form for any purpose without prior, written permission from Santa Rosas Press Gazette. Santa Rosas Press Gazette (USPS 604-360) is published twice weekly on Wednesdays and Saturdays for $52.00 per year (in county) by GateHouse Media Group. Periodicals postage paid at Milton, Florida. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Santa Rosas Press Gazette, 6576 Caroline St., Milton, FL 32570. SUBSCRIPTION RATES In County One year .......................... $52.00 Six months ........................$26.00 Three months....................$13.00 Out of county One year ............................$79.80 Six months ........................$39.90 Three months....................$19.95 Senior Citizen (over 62) One year ............................$45.00 Six months ....................... $22.00 Three months................... $11.25 Delivery subscriptions may be charged a higher rate for holiday editions. Gazette Santa Rosas PressLETTERS TO THE EDITORWe welcome letters to the editor. Letters must be typed and may be edited for content or to “ t the available space. For a letter to be published, you must sign your name and include your phone number and address so we may contact you for veri“ cation, if necessary. Send letters to news@ srpressgazette.com or mail them to 6576 Caroline St., Milton, FL 32570.BE SOCIALThe Press Gazette often features reader comments and opinions posted on our Facebook and Twitter pages. Join the discussion at our Facebook page, Santa Rosa Press Gazette, or tweet us @srpressgazette. Some old-timers will remember the quotation, "We will bury you," spoken by Nikita Khrushchev in a speech delivered in Poland in November 1956. He went on to say, "We can say with assurance that your grandchildren will live under Socialism." As American writer, Mark Twain, said to a reporter in response to a report Twain had died, "The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated." The United States of America can say the same. Considering the recent meeting of President Vladimir Putin of Russia and President Donald Trump of the U.S., it is good to point out there was a time when we had a really good reason to fear the Soviet Union. Alas, for them, that time has passed. Their threat to us on the world stage is largely in our minds. The Soviet Union that we feared has been gone since the Reagan years, more than 30 years ago. The old Soviet Union broke apart and left Russia standing alone. Yes, they have atomic capacity. However, the threat that was so real in the 1980s just isnt the same today. Can I justify the statement of Russia not being a threat to the U.S.? I can. Consider the following. I was reminded of the reality of war with a speech by Rhet Butler, famous blockade runner of the South, in the academy award winning film, "Gone with the Wind." He said, "Wars are won not with bravery or words. Wars are won with cannons and ships, cannons that can deliver explosives great distances and ships that can blockade ports. There isnt a ship building or cannon factory in the entire south. The north is full of them." Using that borrowed quotation as a base, lets take a look at the GDP (Gross Domestic Product) comparison between the U.S. and Russia. In short, lets compare the capacity for making war between the two countries. Today, the U.S. still ranks first in the world in GDP, followed by the European Common Market and China. No, Russia doesnt rank fourth. Russia, is no. 12, not even in the top 10. Even Italy has a greater GDP than Russia. Lest you think the numbers are close, the U.S. has more than 14 times the GDP capacity of Russia. If we add the capacity of NATO to that of the U.S. we have 27 times the economic capacity of Russia. Despite all the rhetoric and the current state of our national psyche, Russia doesnt want a war with us. So, what do they want? President Putin is intent on recouping the economic power of the old Soviet Union. That is what the incursion into Crimea four years ago was all about. He needed to insure that Russia had a port on the Black Sea that would give him easy access to the Mediterranean and the many potential trading partners in Southern Europe, Africa, and the mideast. Russias involvement in the four-year war in Syria is about access to cheap oil to fuel his ships and factories. What else does Russia want? They want the same thing that North Korea wants. They want status in the court of world opinion. One could say with assurance that North Koreas venture into developing an atomic capacity and the intercontinental capability to deliver it to the U.S. was not about wanting a war with the U.S. Instead, it was about that same international spotlight Putin seeks. Proof? North Koreas GDP ranks in the second hundred, less than $28 billion, of all the countries of the world. They dont want war with the U.S. They want the world to acknowledge their existence. So, what did the recent meetings do for North Korea and Russia? It accomplished exactly what their leaders wanted it to. What did it do for the U.S.? Ill leave that judgement to history. My opinion? Not much.We will bury youWhat we voters deserve Dear editor, First, we voters dont deserve Robbie Williamson in office with another term. His documented past and present show a lack of character and inability to act responsible in all matters. He doesnt understand the difference between fact and fiction leading to a complete loss of trust and confidence in leadership. He doesnt understand who owns taxpayer money. We voters deserve to have Mr. David Piech as the next District 4 Commissioner. We voters need to restore trust, confidence and maturity in District 4 leadership.Gilbert Cichy, NavarreSocialism, Communism vs. Capitalism Dear editor, The idealistic thought of Democrat socialism is where everyone contributes, and then everyone benefits equally„a doctor earns as much as a trash man„from those contributions within that society. But in todays reality, is everyone that is receiving handout benefits actually contributing? No! When asked to contribute, what is their reply? No! The true definition for socialismŽ is a political and economic theory of social organization which advocates that the means of production, distribution, and exchange should be owned or regulated by the community„also known as government„as a wholeŽ. The next definition states; (But in Marxist theory) it is a transitional social state between the overthrow of capitalism and the realization of communism.Ž The definition of communism is a political theory derived from Karl Marx, advocating class war and leading to a society in which all property is publicly (government) owned and each person works and is paid according to their abilities and needs.Ž Have and are Democrats advocating for class warfare? Yes! In the capitalist system, isnt each person already being paid according to their abilities and even paid more? Yes! But in socialism or communism, who determines their abilities and needs? Those in government who also determine their own wealth, not the individual also known as We the People!Ž What event caused the largest communist nation in the world to move toward capitalism? The return of the largest Asian financial market being the capitalist system of Hong Kong from Britain after its 99-year lease ended in 1997 with China. Chinas own embrace of capitalism has now made China the second largest economic system in the world in less than twenty years! What is it that China now knows that socialist Democrats dont by embracing socialism that takes the decisions of upward economic mobility out of the hands of We the PeopleŽ for government to now pick winners and losers. Socialist Democrats are doing this today with social pressure to boycott businesses trying to pick winners and losers amongst We the PeopleŽ based on indications of how you may vote!Steven King, MiltonHere are featured comments from our Speak Out hotline. LET HIM BUILD THE MOTOCROSS PARK I'd like to address Mr. Neptune's request for his Motocross park out there off of Munson highway. I think Mr. Neptune should be granted the Motocross and all of those that oppose the noise, the unwanted population, the littering etc. are„most of what I can see that oppose it are„dog hunters. Dog hunters have shanghaied the County Commission into writing a letter of support with their representative there, even to the point of our state representatives. There's not very many dog hunters and I think that the state representative, the County Commissioners, and everybody has been shanghaied to the point where they do not support private property owners' rights. So I want everybody around that part to get a good dose of what they don't want. I think Mr. Neptune should be granted his Motocross park and I thank you for printing this because it's my firm opinion. They want their cake and eat it, too. They have a level of: "Oh, I don't want this," and that's okay. But give them a good dose of putting something on people that they don't want, like private property owners. Thank you very much. ƒ Mrs. Wolfe read a spot-on letter to the zoning committee and I think she was accurate in every point. But Daniel Wolfe, her husband, is the president of the Blackwater Dog Hunters Association. They're the ones that violate the private property owners' rights on Blackwater is so she can't have her cake and eat it, too. I believe that Mr. Neptune should be granted his park and all the chickens come home to roost on Mr. Wolfe's fence. To throw it all on the property owners and Blackwater but when it affects him, boy, do they holler.Billy Rogers We welcome Santa Rosa County residents comments on local issues. Call 623-5887 to Speak Out.Ž Share your thoughts and your comment could appear in the print edition and on srpgressgazette.com. Say whats on your mind, but please be civil.SPEAK OUT M a r k L H o p k i n s Mark L. Hopkins

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** Santa Rosa Press Gazette | Wednesday, July 25, 2018 A5 The Associated PressMIAMI BEACH „ Police say a 12-story building on Miami Beach that was slated to be torn down has collapsed, injuring one person.Miami Beach police officials tweeted that the victim was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami on Monday morning. A condition report wasn't immediately available.Police said in a tweet that the building had "a demolition permit, not an implosion permit." The 12-story Marlborough House was to be torn down for construction of a new oceanfront condominium.Police: 1 injured in building collapse on Miami BeachBy Press Gazette contributorMILTON „ At approxi-mately 9 p.m. July 19, deputies with the Santa Rosa County Sheriffs Office responded to a shooting at 6461 Sunny Acres Court in Milton. Dis-patch was advised an adult male was shot.Upon arrival, deputies found a responsive and alert victim. Emergency medical services transported him to a local area hospital for treatment.He received his wounds after being shot with a shotgun by an unknown suspect(s) who entered the residence by force. Detec-tives and the Crime Scene Unit responded to the scene to begin the investigation.At this time, this remains an active case. Detectives are working leads and pro-cessing evidence. As more information becomes available, follow up press releases will be issued.The SRSO asks anyone with information related to the suspects in this case to contact the Santa Rosa County Crime Stoppers program at 437-STOP. There is a reward of up to $3,000 for information leading to an arrest in this case. As of July 23 there are no new developments in the investigation according to the SRSO.Home invasion, shooting suspect soughtThis still image taken from a video shot by Jorge Cabada, shows a 12-story building collapsing in Miami Beach on Monday. The building was unoccupied and was slated to be torn down. One person was injured and debris was spread across the main north-south street through Miami Beach, causing police to shut it down. [JORGE CABADA VIA AP]

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** A6 Wednesday, July 25, 2018 | Santa Rosa Press Gazette By Press Gazette contributorMILTON … Main Street Milton announced the Business Improvement Program in June. The program provides grants and/or loans for faade improvements, signage, land-scaping, infrastructure and business start-up/expansion expenses. The goals of the pro-gram are to assist businesses with starting-up, expanding or relocating, upgrade the appear-ance of properties, increase property values, and stimulate economic activity within the Main Street Milton service area and the City of Miltons Com-munity Redevelopment Area. Funds were awarded in three categories:€ Sign Grant Up to $500 to be used exclusively for new or replacement business exterior signage. No match is required.€ Commercial Faade Grant Up to $2,500 to be used for improvements to the exterior faade of a building. A 100 per-centmatch is required.€ Business Micro-Loan Up to $5,000 to be used for com-mercial faade improvements, equipment, signage, etc. A 100 percentmatch is required and 20 percentof the loan is for-given annually. Applications were accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Projects were reviewed based on the criteria identified in the program guidelines: first-time applicants; applicants with projects along Caroline and Willing Streets; projects in historically significant struc-tures; and/or projects creating a minimum offive full-time posi-tions within the first year. Eight applications totaling $26,000 in requests were received. The City of Miltons Downtown CRA allocated $20,000 to MSM for the program. Seven of the eight applicants were approved for funding. Lil Paxs Mini Boats at5148 Willing Street, will receive up to $500 Grant for signage.€ Visible Changes Barber Shop at 5154 Santa Rosa Street, will receive up to $2,500 Grant for signage, painting, plumbing and ventilation.€ Beardless Brewing Co. at 6820 Caroline Street, will receive up to $5,000 Forgivable Loan for roll-up garage doors on front faade.€ Boomerang Pizza at5227 Willing Street, will receive up to $5,000 Forgivable Loan for exterior painting and lighting.€ The Man Cave Barber at5176 Stewart Street, will receive up to $500 Grant for signage Bagdad. € Land & Lumber Co. at6835 Caroline Street will receive up to $3,250 Forgivable Loan for exterior awning and signage.€ The Shack at5168 Stewart Street, will receive up to $3,250 Forgivable Loan for signage, business equipment and exte-rior seating.The eighth applicant, Mama Lattes Coffee Shop at5412 Stewart Street, has been invited to apply for the next round of funding expected to be in October. Main Street Milton awards business improvement grants and loans Main Street Milton Executive Director Edward Spears. [SUBMITTED PHOTO] Main Street Milton awards business improvement grants and loans The goals of the program are to assist businesses with starting up, expanding or relocating, upgrade the appearance of properties, increase property values, and stimulate economic activity within the Main Street Milton service area and the City of Miltons Community Redevelopment Area.

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** Santa Rosa Press Gazette | Wednesday, July 25, 2018 A7By John Hill More Content NowYou may have noticed something called a SMASHŽ beer on the shelf at your local beer store. While the name sounds aggressive, this type of beer tends to be more subdued than your average brew. The term is actually an acronym„S.M.A.S.H.„referring to beers containing a "single malt and single hop." Unlike most beers, which feature carefully-balanced and closely-guarded mixtures of various malted grain and hop types, SMASH beers highlight the unique qualities of an individual grain and hop paired, ideally, in simple harmony.Achieving this balance is more difficult than one might suspect. Much like a plain omelet reveals the skill of a chef, since it contains only a few ingre-dients prepared simply, SMASH beers offer little cover for off-flavors or poor technique. For a SMASH beer to achieve its aim, the choice of grain and hop variety must be made carefully and executed adeptly to showcase the qualities of each ingredient, both individually and in com-bination. Alongside the growing trend toward clean and unadorned craft lagers, the SMASH beer seems to be a vehicle for some brewers to dem-onstrate mastery through simplicity.Even the most basic pale ales and lagers typically employ a few different grain and hop types to produce an array of style-appropri-ate flavors and aromas. Stouts and brown ales will use blends of malted and toasted grains to achieve complex colors and aromas, while others employ wheat and oats to boost flavor and body. And until the relatively recent development of potent, multi-purpose hop strains, examples of commercial beers employing a single hop were incredibly rare. The use of different hops for bittering and aroma has been standard practice for years. The SMASH beer pushes against these foundational assumptions of brewing, trading an entire chorus of ingredients for an unaccompanied duet between barley and hops.There have been some recent local versions of this style, both relying on a simple pale barley malt as a base. Southern Tier makes its 2XSMASH beer with Mosaic hops while Genesee Brewing Company released a SMASH beer featuring Simcoe hops under its Genesee Brew House Pilot Batch label. But perhaps the most celebrated SMASH beer doesnt even bear this acronym on the label. Founders Mosaic Prom-ise combines Mosaic hops and Golden Promise malt from Scotland, producing a beer of considerable depth considering its simple recipe.This weeks recommendation: Mosaic Promise, a seasonal SMASH beer appearing on shelves by late July. Founders Brewing Com-pany. 5.5 percent ABV. Grand Rapids, Michigan.Jon Hill is a writer, historian and craft beer enthusiast from the vil-lage of Poland, New York.Single ingredient brews making a SMASH in beer world[PIXABAY.COM] ŽHolley interviewed each family and while they all appeared to have income to meet their monthly bills they do not have the extra money required to make an unex-pected move. Deposits for rent, utilities and moving furniture can run well over $1,000, according to Holley. The disaster funds are available now. But Holley wants to replace that money in case a natu-ral disaster strikes our area. Some donations from private donors have already started coming in to augment the disaster fund. In this particular case, donations from trailer moving companies are welcome. Two of the families own their mobile homes and the cost to move them is significantly higher.Besides financial assistance for the move, United Way is also helping the families find affordable housing. We review where they want to go live, to make sure they dont get involved with predatory lending,Ž Holley said.Of the 12 families that are still at the park, one has the financial means to move. During Hol-leys interviews he found neighbors consistently looked out for each other. Younger families asked that Holley take care of the older residents first and those with disabilities get aid before themselves.My initial perception is these are very humble people. It's working-class people helping working-class people,Ž Holley said. HELPFrom Page A1Kyle Holley of United Way of Santa Rosa County explains how the organization can help Westgate mobile home park residents forced to move due to a broken septic tank. [RAMO RIOS | PRESS GAZETTE] Westgate Mobile Home Park is no longer permitted to house tenants due to health hazards caused by a broken septic tank. [RAMON RIOS | PRESS GAZETTE]

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** Santa Rosa Press Gazette | Wednesday, July 25, 2018 B1 LIFESTYLEHISTORIC DOWNTOWN MILTONThe plaque commemorating when the historic Imogene Theatre was built and restored. [KEVIN BOYER | PRESS GAZETTE] The historic Exchange Hotel in downtown Milton. [KEVIN BOYER | PRESS GAZETTE] A colorful mural on a building in downtown Milton gives citizens a eye-pleasing view as they learn about history and culture. [KEVIN BOYER | PRESS GAZETTE] The First United Methodist Church. [KEVIN BOYER | PRESS GAZETTE] The commemorative plaque for First United Methodist Church at Berryhill and Willing Street. Just above is the plaque identifying that spot as the First City Hall of Milton. [KEVIN BOYER | PRESS GAZETTE] This sculpture of a turtle downtown is placed to allow citizens to stop for a moment and appreciate art while they are busy goi ng about their day in historic downtown Milton. [KEVIN BOYER | PRESS GAZETTE] The Sign for the Museum of Local History at the Imogene Theatre. [KEVIN BOYER | PRESS GAZETTE] The cross outside the First United Methodist Church in Downtown Milton. [KEVIN BOYER | PRESS GAZETTE]

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** B2 Wednesday, July 25, 2018 | Santa Rosa Press Gazette SPORTSBy Betty MontgomeryMore Content NowLooking for a new twist to your garden? How about adding a plant or two that climbs, rambles or descends? Vines will add a new twist and using them in different ways could be fun. A climber can cover a wall, will soften or hide a chainlink fence, or decorate a tree. It can provide shade when over a pergola or privacy to a screen porch. Ramblers add a wonder-ful vertical element to any garden.You can choose an annual, a perennial or an evergreen vine. Growing vertically will give you more growing space since they take up very little ground area, something that is precious in many yards. They can give you a spectacular show of flowers that will delight any visitor to your garden with the clever ways to get these plants to grow.Annual vines grow quickly and cover an area rapidly if planted properly and given some fertilizer. You can have a climber scurry up any vertical object you want as long as you provide some support. Some climbers have tendrils the plant uses to self attach and some vines you will have to attach to the sup-port. You can also have an annual vine scamper over top of shrubs in a perennial border.Black-eyed Susan (Thunbergia) is a fast growing vine that will twine around the support that is provided. It has charming, dainty daisy-like flowers that are about an inch and a half in size and they come in shades of white, yellow and orange. The dark centers make them resemble the garden perennial blackeyed Susan, hence the name. They can be grown in the ground or in a con-tainer. They are touted as doing better in a container because they like to be pot-bound, which encourages more flowers.Morning glories are an easy vine to grow and an old favorite of mine. The clear blue color of the ones that decorated a mailbox down the street where I grew up, reminds me of my childhood. Morning glo-ries need little care and come in various colors. I would recommend grow-ing them on a structure where the dead vines can be easily removed in the fall. I grew them on a chain-linked fence for several years and they were great.Passion flowers (Passi-flora incarnata), another vine from my childhood have the more delicate, tantalizing bloom. I used to go on walks to find them growing wild in the open areas around our pond. Moonflower, which is usually grown from seed, is another great climber that has a lovely fragrance at night. Mandevilla, a popular vine that most garden centers sell, come in a lovely shade of pink or white. I grow mine in a pot, which I keep in the garage over the winter, but it is an annual in most areas.Then there are perennial vines like clematis, which are long lived and have beautiful flowers. There are many different kinds of clematis that will fit about any situation. Some clematis bloom in spring, while others flower at different times during the summer months. Sweet Autumn clematis is the last clematis to bloom in our garden and grows up a tree by our patio. Most clematis are deciduous, but there is one evergreen variety. Clematis take a year or two to get established and are worth the wait. I have seen some won-derful rambling roses growing up in trees and making the tree look like they had flowers. The English are an old hand at putting climbing roses near a fruit tree and letting the rose climb up through the tree, coming out the limbs, making the tree look like it is a big rose bush.If you are looking for an evergreen vine, there are several that will work if you live in a warmer area. Clematis armandii, Caro-lina jasmine, Confederate jasmine and smilax are choices to consider. These evergreen vines do well in zones 7, but Im not sure they will go far-ther north without a very protected place to grow. I do not recommend ivy because it is invasive where I live.These are things you need to know before you go shopping for the right vine for your location. What is the purpose? You also must decide if you want an annual, peren-nial or evergreen vine. Is the vine going to get full sun or a good bit of shade. Do you want something that will grow fast or are you willing to plant for the long term. Do you want the plant to support itself? Some climbers like passion flowers, use ten-drils to wrap themselves around a nearby support, some are self-clingers like a climbing hydrangea that adhere unaided to walls or trees and there are ramblers like roses, that need some support to continue climbing.One more thing to keep in mind is that the annual vine has a possible draw-back depending on where it is growing. An annual vine will weave itself in and out. If you let an annual vine like morning glories attach to a chain-linked fence, when they die, it will take some time to get the dead vine out of the fence. Removing them from a pole or let-ting them climb in a bush would make less work after they have faded away.You can see that there are lots of options. Figure out where you want a vine to grow and have fun at your local garden shop choosing just the right one. Vines will be a great addition to any spot and add a wonderful vertical element to any garden. Betty Montgomery is a master gardener and author of Hydrangeas: How To Grow, Cultivate & Enjoy,Ž and A Four-Season Southern Garden.Ž She can be reached at bmontgomery40@gmail.com.Consider adding vines and climbers to your gardenBy Bill GamblinEAST MILTON „ Cancer Awareness Nigh at South-ern Raceway Saturday night gathered a lot of people to support a great cause while witnessing some great racing.One race in particular in the Vintage class was decided by a matter of inches.Ricky Haugen and Craig Crossley started the feature side by side on the front row.After 20 laps and eight caution flags they both finished side by side with roughly two inches decid-ing the winner.Haugen jumped out to the lead and held it for 19 and three-quarters of a lap.After taking the white flag, Haugen had the lead with Crossley driving hard and looking for the one mis-take for the opportunity to take the win.Heading into turn three Haugen seemed to go a little higher than he had the entire race and when it came to the race off of turn four Crossley was faster to the gas pedal. "I simply made a mistake and over drove (the car) into turn three on the last lap," Haugen said, who has dominated the vintage class with nine wins this season. "I completely slid up out of the groove and I couldnt get back into the gas."Crossley was excited about the win."When I set off in three and four, I was able to pull ahead off of turn four," he said. "I looked over towards him and he was clearly behind me. It was a great night of racing with a great group of folks."For Crossley, the win almost didnt happen when he nearly lost it and fell back to fifth place as the drivers raced back to the caution on lap 14."I ran out of talent," said Crossley. "I over drove (the car) coming out of three and going into four. I about spun myself out."Rounding out the top five were James Ward followed by Gueston Rogers and Jerry Bohlman.Saturday nights action was used to bring awareness to cancer while also helping to raise funds for Travis Stowers and Bobbie Jean Joiner, who both are currently battling cancer.After the race, Crossley said his car number R2C stood for "Racing 2 Cure."In the Durance Layne Street Stocks, a broken part ended the night of Harolds Frank Wilson.Wilson started the fea-ture from the pole and was pulling away from the field when a front suspension part broke on lap nine and ended his evening. Tim Fowler inherited the lead and never looked back when the race restarted with 11 laps remaining.Fowler never looked back despite a couple of late chal-lenges from Howie Reeves.Reeves finished second followed by Joseph Joiner, Brandon Kilpatrick, and Dylan Hamilton. The 602 Sportsman Late Model feature turned into more of a race of survivor as only four cars remained when the checkered flag waved compared to the 10 that started.Colton Leyendecker, who started from the pole, kept the lead and ran away from the field despite the six interruptions (cautions).Johnathon Joiner, who was penalized for jumping the start, worked his way back up to second fol-lowed by Joe Richbourg, Matt Chavers, and Jesse Barnhill who retired after an incident coming out of turn three.The Pure Stock division saw another strong showing from the "New York Nightmare" Tally Warrick. After starting third in the field, it took only 10 laps for him to find the front of the field and never look back.Warrick built a 12-car length advantage during the final eight laps of the feature over a hard charg-ing John Bryant.Jessica Donaldson finished third followed by Jake Moore and Dalton Morrison.Joseph Phillips had an easy time in the open-wheeled modified feature as he had the entire field trying to catch him.Phillips felt some early pressure from former track champion Ryan Fowler, but that ended when Fowler and Osman Jones got together on lap four.After the dust settled from the early cautions Kevin Mitchell finished second followed by Justin Able, Lucas Morris, and Robo Hutchinson.In the Stinger class Rus-sell Estain recovered from a spin on lap two and won the feature.Estain, who started on the outside of row three, slowly worked his way through the field and on lap 15 took the lead away from Timothy Witherington and never looked back.Witherington finished second followed by Aaron Emmons in his Mini Cooper, Hunter Lewis, and Charlie Simmons.Crossley edges Haugen in vintage feature at Southern RacewayThese delicate, dainty bells are Clematis Betty Corning. 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** Santa Rosa Press Gazette | Wednesday, July 25, 2018 B3 By Press Gazette contributorTALLAHASSEE „ Twenty federally threatened eastern indigo snakes have just been released in northern Florida at The Nature Conservancys Apalachicola Bluffs and Ravines Preserve (ABRP) as part of a collabora-tive endeavor to return the native, nonvenomous apex predator to the region. The release of the snakes marks the second year in a row of the reintroduction effort, and furthers the long-term joint plan of multiple nonprofit, agency, and academia part-ners to restore this important species to the region.The Nature Conservancy, Central Florida Zoos Orianne Center for Indigo Conservation, Auburn Uni-versity, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Com-mission (FWC), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, The Orianne Society, Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center, Gulf Power, Southern Com-pany through the National Fish and Wildlife Founda-tion, and the Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida are dedicated to supporting the recovery of this species. The eastern indigo snake is the longest snake native to North America and an iconic and essential component of the now rare southern longleaf pine forest. The partners have worked together for decades to restore and manage the habitat required by the snake, and many other species, to make the release possible.The eastern indigo serves a critical function to balance the wildlife community … it consumes a variety of small animals including both ven-omous and nonvenomous snakes. At over 8 feet long, this impressive snake often relies upon gopher tortoise burrows for shelter. The snakes were historically found throughout southern Georgia, Alabama, eastern Mississippi, and throughout Florida, though their range is now far more restricted.Largely eliminated from northern Florida due to hab-itat loss and fragmentation, the indigo was last observed at ABRP in 1982, until 2017 when 12 snakes were released to the preserve. This years annual release is part of a 10-year commitment to the species recovery and contin-ues a focus on establishment of healthy ecosystems through collaborative land, water and wildlife conserva-tion efforts."We continue our dedication to creating a healthy, balanced, and restored long-leaf pine ecosystem at the Conservancys Apalachicola Bluffs and Ravines Preserve and throughout the region, to encourage the recovery of the eastern indigo snake and support many other impor-tant plants and wildlife," said Temperince Morgan, Execu-tive Director of The Nature Conservancy in Florida. "This second annual release results from the teamwork of an incredible group of partners."ABRP is the only site in Florida currently designated for indigo reintroduction. The 6,295-acre nature preserve in northern Floridas Liberty County protects a large longleaf pine landscape carved by numerous seepage streams. Located in the Apalachicola Bay region along the Apalachicola River, the preserve lies in the center of one of five biological hotspots in North America. This trea-sure trove of species diversity is unique to Florida and home to a disproportionate number of imperiled species. The pre-serve is a living laboratory for the development of novel restoration techniques and land management excellence, dedicated to natural commu-nity restoration, preservation of biodiversity, and educa-tion and training.The longleaf pine ecosystem is one of the most diverse ecosystems globally, yet only 5 percent of this precious landscape remains. Over the past 30 years, The Nature Conser-vancy has employed science and technical expertise to develop the state-of-the-art groundcover restoration process that is now used by state, federal and private partners across the southeast to restore longleaf pine habitat. This restoration, combined with the Conservancys robust prescribed fire program, has resulted in improved longleaf habitat on over 100,000 public and private north Florida acres in recent years.Longleaf pine restoration is also a top priority at places like the Apalachicola National Forest and Torreya State Park … both neighbors to ABRP and supported by the U.S. Forest Service and Florida Department of Environmental Protection.Bred and raised by the Orianne Center for Indigo Conservation, the world's foremost comprehensive-based conservation organization dedicated to reptiles and amphibians, the 20 young snakes … 12 males and eight females … have most recently been living in outdoor enclosures that allowed them to be exposed to a more natural environment in preparation for their release. The snakes have been implanted with radio transmitters by the Central Florida Zoo's vet staff to allow for tracking and monitoring. Data is still being transmitted and collected from the snakes that were released last year to help inform recovery efforts. "The Central Florida Zoos Orianne Center for Indigo Conservation is proud to aid in the recovery of the eastern indigo snake in Florida," said Michelle Hoffman, Deputy Director of the Orianne Center for Indigo Conservation. "This second annual release of 20 animals puts us one step closer to achieving our goal of reestablishing this species in the Florida Panhandle."The Orianne Society was integral in the creation of the indigo snake reintroduction team and continues to play a role in reintroducing eastern indigo snakes into places they no longer occur. The Society works to conserve critical ecosystems for imperiled reptiles and amphibians, using science, applied con-servation, and education.Auburn Universitys Alabama Natural Heritage Program continues to bring knowledge to planning reintroduction efforts and expertise in onsite monitoring of the reintroduced snakes. Using radio telemetry, researchers can track the animals movements, habitat selection and behavior. One of the eastern indigo snakes that was released in 2017 traveled over a mile from where it was initially released. The monitoring program is sup-ported in part by The Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center, whose mission is to understand, demonstrate and promote excellence in natu-ral resource management and landscape conservation in the southeastern coastal plains.The indigo reintroduction efforts are supported by grants and other funding, including a Conserve Wildlife Tag Grant from the Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida, funded through purchase of Conserve Wild-life Florida license plates and designated for conservation of non-game species and the habitats that support them."The release of 20 eastern indigo snakes is another step forward toward our goal of reestablishing this iconic imperiled species back into the habitats of northwest Florida," said Kipp Frohlich, the FWCs Director of Habi-tat and Species Conservation. "Its a testament to what can be accomplished working together with many commit-ted conservation partners."Additional funding to sup-port the reintroduction has been provided by Gulf Power, and Southern Company through the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation."All of the pieces have come together … the protection and management of the landscape, the advancement of the animal husbandry exper-tise to raise young snakes for release, and the development of the science necessary to make good decisions and monitor project success. This project is an exceptional example of a strong partner-ship dedicated to success," said David Printiss, North Florida Program Manager of The Nature Conservancy in Florida. "The restoration is complete, the snakes are flourishing, and the monitor-ing program is well equipped and ready … all systems are go!"Throughout the state, the Conservancy continues to pursue conservation proj-ects and support policy that protects natural systems for people and wildlife. Next years snake release will be scheduled for summer 2019 … stay tuned.Multiple partners collaborate to return endangered snake to Northwest FloridaMichelle Hoffman with the Orianne Center for Indigo Conservation stands with an indigo snake at ABRP. [TIM DONOVAN | FWC] This is the moment the snakes and partners have been waiting for-getting ready to release an eastern indigo snake to ABRP. [TIM DONOVAN | FWC]

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Classifieds Santa Rosas Press Gazette | Wednesday, July 25, 2018 B B 7 7 7/0743 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2017 CA 000251 GULF WINDS FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, PPlaintiff, vs. UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES OF ROBERT F. HARDY, JR., DECEASED, AMERICAN EXPRESS CENTURION BANK, ROBERT F. HARDY, III, ELIZABETH LAMOTTE, FRANCES WILLIAMS, SUSAN BARCLAY, AND UNKNOWN TENANT(S), Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Notice is hereby given that the Santa Rosa County Clerk of Court, will on the 21st Day of August, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. CST (12:00 p.m. EST), at www .santarosa.realfore close.com offer for sale one by one, to the highest bidder for cash, the property located in Santa Rosa County, Florida, as follows: The South 35.00 feet of the North 70.00 feet of the South 365.00 feet of the East 127.50 feet of Lot 9, Jim Sunday Subdivision of the Southeast Quarter of Section 28, Township 2 North, Range 28 West, Santa Rosa County, Florida, in Deed Book A-11, page 493. And The North 35.00 feet of the south 365.00 feet of the East 127.50 feet of Lot 9, Jim Sunday Subdivision of the Southeast Quarter of Section 28 Township 2 North, Range 28 West, according to the plat thereof, recorded in Deed Book A-11, Page 493 of the Public Records of Santa Rosa County, Florida. pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on July 18, 2018, in the above-styled cause, pending in said Court. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. s/ Stephen Orsillo JAMES E. SORENSON (FL Bar #0086525), D. TYLER VAN LEUVEN (FL Bar #0178705), J. BLAIR BOYD (FL Bar #28840), STEPHEN ORSILLO (FL Bar #89377), & JESSICA A. THOMPSON (FL Bar #0106737), of Sorenson Van Leuven, PLLC Post Office Box 3637 Tallahassee, Florida 32315-3637 Telephone (850) 388-0500/Facsimile (850) 391-6800 creservice@svllaw.com (E-Service E-Mail Address) Attorneys for Plaintiff 7/25 & 8/1/2018 7/0743 7/0744 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 1ST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION: CASE NO.: 2016-CA-000969 THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWALT, INC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2006-OC4, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-OC4, Plaintiff, vs. ERIKA M. FLOWERS; STEPHEN FLOWERS; JOSEPHINE FLOWERS; REYNOLDS READY MIX, L.L.C., A/K/A REYNOLDS READY MIX USA, L.L.C. D/B/A PENSACOLA READY MIX USA; ALLSTATES EMPLOYER SERVICES, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT #1 AND UNKNOWN TENANT #2, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORE CL OSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 18th day of June, 2018 and entered in Case No. 2016-CA-000969, of the Circuit Court of the 1ST Judicial Circuit in and for Santa Rosa County, Florida, wherein THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWALT, INC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2006-OC4, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-OC4 is the Plaintiff and ERIKA M. FLOWERS; STEPHEN FLOWERS, JOSEPHINE FLOWERS, REYNOLDS READY MIX, L.L.C., A/K/A REYNOLDS READY MIX USA, L.L.C. D/B/A PENSACOLA READY MIX USA, ALLSTATES EMPLOYER SERVICES, INC., and UNKNOWN TENANT #1 N/K/A SANDY FLOWERS, are defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash electronically at www.santarosa.real foreclose.com at, 11:00 AM on the 22nd day of August 2018 the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SECTION 20, TOWNSHIP 2, NORTH, RANGE 28 WEST, SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE GO SOUTH 87 DEGREES 45 MINUTES 32 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 20 A DISTANCE OF 1323.64 FEET TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE WEST OF THE SOUTHWEST OF SAID SECTION 20; THENCE GO NORTH 03 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 07 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE EAST LINE OF THE WEST OF THE SOUTHWEST OF SAID SECTION 20 A DISTANCE OF 2440.62 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 03 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 07 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE SAID EAST LINE A DISTANCE OF 194.48 FEET TO THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE WEST OF THE SOUTHWEST OF SAID SECTION 20; THENCE GO NORTH 87 DEGREES 39 MINUTES 16 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF THE WEST OF THE SOUTHWEST OF SAID SECTION 20 A DISTANCE OF 310.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 29 DEGREES 04 MINUTES 48 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 492.36 FEET TO A POINT ON A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHWEST HAVING A RADIUS OF 165.00 FEET; THENCE GO SOUTHEASTERLY ALONG SAID CURVE AND ARC DISTANCE OF 28.66 FEET (CH-28.62’; CH BRG-SOUTH 66 DEGREES 27 MINUTES 38 SECONDS EAST); THENCE GO NORTH 65 DEGREES 12 MINUTES 41 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 536.35 FEET TO A POINT OF CURVATURE; THENCE GO ALONG A CURVE TO THE RIGHT BEING CONCAVE SOUTHEASTERLY HAVING A RADIUS OF 320.00 FEET; AN ARC DISTANCE OF 26.27 FEET (CH-26.26’; CH BRG-NORTH 67 DEGREES 33 MINUTES 36 SECONDS EAST) TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Shelia Sims, Chief Deputy Court Administrator, Office of Court Administration at (850) 595-4400 at the M.C. Blanchard Judicial Building, 5th Floor, Pensacola, FL 32502 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Dated this 19th day of July, 2018. By: Orlando Deluca Orlando Deluca, Esq. Bar Number: 719501 DELUCA LAW GROUP, PLLC 2101 NE 26th Street FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33305 PHONE: (954) 368-1311 |FAX: (954) 200-8649 DESIGNATED PRIMARY E-MAIL FOR SERVICE PURSUANT TO FLA. R. JUD. ADMIN 2.516 service@delucalawgroup.com 7/25 & 8/1/2018 7/0744 7/0745 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 17000409CAMXAX U.S. BANK N.A., AS TRUSTEE, ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDERS OF THE J.P. MORGAN MORTGAGE ACQUISITION TRUST 2006-RM1 ASSET BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-RM1, Plaintiff, vs. EDWARD ERIC COLLINS; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, Defendant(s). RE NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated January 24, 2018 and an Order Resetting Sale dated June 25, 2018 and entered in Case No. 17000409CAMXAX of the Circuit Court in and for Santa Rosa County, Florida, wherein U.S. BANK N.A., AS TRUSTEE, ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDERS OF THE J.P. MORGAN MORTGAGE ACQUISITION TRUST 2006-RM1 ASSET BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-RM1 is Plaintiff and EDWARD ERIC COLLINS; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, DONALD C. SPENCER, Clerk of the Circuit Court, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at www.santarosa.real foreclose.com 11:00 a.m. CST, on August 16, 2018 the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 20, BLOCK D OF PLANTATION WOODS PHASE II, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 10, PAGE(S) 11 AND 12, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 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 the Clerk of the Courts at 850-623-0135, 6865 Caroline Street, Milton, FL 32570. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. DATED July 18, 2018. SHD Legal Group P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff 499 NW 70th Ave., Suite 309 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33317 Telephone: (954) 564-0071 Facsimile: (954) 564-9252 Service E-mail: answers@shdlegalgroup.com By: Michael Alterman Michael Alterman Florida Bar No.: 36825 7/25 & 8/1/2018 7/0745 7/0746 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 17000820CAMXAX DITECH FINANCIAL LLC F/K/A GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC, Plaintiff, vs. RAEGIN HUFFMAN & BENJAMIN DONALD JORDAN JR. et al. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORE CL OSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 08, 2018, and entered in 17000820CAMXAX of the Circuit Court of the FIRST Judicial Circuit in and for Santa Rosa County, Florida, wherein DITECH FINANCIAL LLC F/K/A GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC is the Plaintiff and RAEGIN BONNIE HUFFMAN A/K/A RAEGIN BONNIE JORDAN; BENJAMIN DONAL JORDAN A/K/A BENJAMIN DONAL JORDAN JR.; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT are the Defendant(s). Donald C. Spencer as the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at www.santarosa.realforeclose.com, at 11:00 AM, on August 13, 2018 the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4, SECTION 14, TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH, RANGE 29 WEST, THENCE SOUTH 01 DEGREES 36 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST 163.26 FEET; THENCE NORTH 88 DEGREES 19 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST 10.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 01 DEGREES 36 MINUTES 00 WEST 569.93 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 88 DEGREES 19 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST 1974.30 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE COUNTINE SOUTH 88 DEGREES 19 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST 107.14 FEET; THENCE NORTH 01 DEGREES 41 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST 153.13 FEET; THENCE NORTH 88 DEGREES 19 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST 107.14 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 01 DEGREES 41 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST 153.13 FEET TO THE POINT BEGINNING, SAID PARCEL BEING IN SECTION 14, TOWNSHIP 1 NORTH, RANGE 29 WEST, OF SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA. Property Address: 4944 ANDREA LN, PACE, FL 32571 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 18 day of July, 2018. ROBERTSON, ANSCHUTZ & SCHNEID, P.L. Attorney for Plaintiff 6409 Congress Ave., Suite 100 Boca Raton, FL 33487 Telephone: 561-241-6901 Facsimile: 561-997-6909 Service Email: mail@rasflaw.com By: \S\Thomas Joseph Thomas Joseph, Esquire Florida Bar No. 123350 Communication Email: tjoseph@rasflaw.com 18-182742 -AnT IMPORT ANT AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Court Administration, ADA Liaison, Santa Rosa County, 6865 Caroline Street, Milton, FL 32570, Phone (850) 623-3159, Fax (850) 982-0602, ADA.SantaRosa@flcourts1. gov, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 7/25 & 8/1/2018 7/0746 7/0747 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 57-2018-CA-000009 MADISON REVOLVING TRUST 2017, Plaintiff, vs. WILLIE F. SAXON AND EARL D. SAXON A/K/A EARL SAXON, et al. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORE CL OSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 23, 2018, and entered in 57-2018-CA-000009 of the Circuit Court of the FIRST Judicial Circuit in and for Santa Rosa County, Florida, wherein MADISON REVOLVING TRUST 2017 is the Plaintiff and EARL D. SAXON A/K/A EARL SAXON; WILLIE F. SAXON are the Defendant(s). Donald C. Spencer as the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at www.santarosa.realforeclose.com, at 11:00 AM, on August 27, 2018, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 13 AND 14, BLOCK 659, AVALON BEACH, ACCORDING TO PLAT OF SAID SUBDIVISION AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK “A”, PAGES 1 THROUGH 10, INCLUSIVE, IN THE OFFICE OF THE RECORDER OF SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA. Property Address: 5188 DEL MONTE ST, MILTON, FL 32583 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 19 day of July, 2018. ROBERTSON, ANSCHUTZ & SCHNEID, P.L. Attorney for Plaintiff 6409 Congress Ave., Suite 100 Boca Raton, FL 33487 Telephone: 561-241-6901 Facsimile: 561-997-6909 Service Email: mail@rasflaw.com By: \S\Thomas Joseph Thomas Joseph, Esquire Florida Bar No. 123350 Communication Email: tjoseph@rasflaw.com 17-091847 -DeT IMPORT ANT AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Court Administration, ADA Liaison, Santa Rosa County, 6865 Caroline Street, Milton, FL 32570, Phone (850) 623-3159, Fax (850) 982-0602, ADA.SantaRosa@flcourts1. gov, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 7/25 & 8/1/2018 7/0747 7/0748 LEGAL NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the members of the Santa Rosa County Canvassing Board for the August 28, 2018 Primary Election, will meet at the following times, at the Supervisor of Elections, 6495 Caroline Street, Suite F, Milton, FL: 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 31, 2018 -Canvassing Board kickoff meeting. Discuss upcoming schedule, review composition of the Canvassing Board duties and procedures (102.141, F.S), discuss public logic and accuracy testing, and review procedures for canvassing vote-by-mail and provisional ballots. Recount procedures, reporting, certification and audit requirements will also be discussed. 9:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 8, 2018 Logic and Accuracy Testing of Voting Equipment/Tabulation. 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 14, 2018 -The canvassing of vote-by-mail ballots will take place with the sealed vote-by-mail ballots made available for public inspection prior to processing from 1:30-2:00pm. Verification and tabulation of provisional ballots will take place as needed. The Canvassing Board will also perform any other duties that may be prescribed by law and will reconvene as necessary. ***9:00 a.m., Saturday, August 18, 2018 Canvassing of Vote-By-Mail ballots will take place including verification and tabulation of provisional ballots as needed. Canvassing Board will also perform any other duties that may be prescribed by law. ***2:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 22, 2018 Canvassing of Vote-By-Mail ballots will take place including verification and tabulation of provisional ballots as needed. Canvassing Board will also perform any other duties that may be prescribed by law. ***9:00 a.m., Saturday, August 25, 2018 Canvassing of Vote-By-Mail ballots will take place including verification and tabulation of provisional ballots as needed. Canvassing Board will also perform any other duties that may be prescribed by law. ***3:00 p.m., Monday, August 27, 2018 -Canvassing of Vote-By-Mail ballots will take place including verification and tabulation of provisional ballots as needed. Canvassing Board will also perform any other duties that may be prescribed by law. 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 28, 2018 Election Day. (May convene earlier if necessary) 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 29, 2018 The Canvassing Board will meet to reconcile the Primary Election. 9:00 a.m., Friday, August 31, 2018 -Review and process any remaining provisional ballots and certify unofficial results. During the meeting the board will also be conducting the pre-audit random precinct and race selection at 9:30 a.m. 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 4, 2018 Certify official results and complete the Conduct of Election. The manual audit will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. ***W ill convene at these times if neces sary All Canvassing Board meetings are open to the public. If you have any questions or comments please contact: Supervisor of Elections Office 6495 Caroline St., Ste. F Milton, FL 32570 Phone: 850-983-1900 Fax: 850-983-1829 7/25/2018 7/0748 7/0722 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #: 2016-CA-000813 Federal National Mortgage Association Plaintiff, -vs.Bernard T. Zupko, Sr.; Unknown Spouse of Bernard T. Zupko, Sr.; Unknown Parties in Possession #1, If living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants; Unknown Parties in Possession #2, If living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to order rescheduling foreclosure sale or Final Judgment, entered in Civil Case No. 2016-CA-000813 of the Circuit Court of the 1st Judicial Circuit in and for Santa Rosa County, Florida, wherein Federal National Mortgage Association, Plaintiff and Bernard T. Zupko, Sr. are defendant(s), I, Clerk of Court, Donald C. Spencer, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash AT www .santarosa.realfore close.com AT 11:00 A.M. CENTRAL STANDARD TIME on August 16, 2018 the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 18, BLOCK 35, FIRST ADDITION TO PARCEL NO. 4 OF CASABLANCA SUBDIVISION, A PORTION OF SECTION 6, TOWNSHIP 3 SOUTH, RANGE 29 WEST, ACCORDING TO PLAT BOOK “A”, AT PAGE 89, IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 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: Court Administration, ADA Liaison Santa Rosa County 6865 Caroline Street Milton, FL 32570 Phone (850) 623-3159 Fax (850) 982-0602 ADA.SantaRosa@flco urts1.gov at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Sent this 6th day of July, 2018 *Pursuant to Fla. R. Jud. Admin. 2.516(b)(1)(A), Plaintiff’s counsel hereby designates its primary email address for the purposes of email service as: SFGTampaService@lo gs.com* SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACH, LLP Attorneys for Plaintiff 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd., Ste 100 Tampa, FL 33614 Telephone: (813) 880-8888 Ext. 5141 Fax: (813) 880-8800 For Email Service Only: 7/0749 Notice Under Fictitious Name Law Pursuant to Section 865.09, Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of Ms Que Dulces, located at 5139 Willard Norris Rd in the County of Santa Rosa, in the City of Milton, Florida 32570 intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Milton, Florida, this 3rd day of July, 2018. Andrea M. Spradlin 7/25/2018 7/0749

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ClassifiedsB B 8 8 Wednesday, July 25, 2018 |Santa Rosas Press Gazette 6019080 Medical/Health In Home Caregiverneeded for female Alzheimer’s patient. Pace area. Two caregivers on the day schedule. Some lifting. Help with household duties. Willing to work weekends and holidays as needed $10.00 minimum per hour. Back ground check, drug free. 3 -References: 1 Personal and 2 Employments, past or present. ONLYSERIOUS INQUIRIES PLEASE Call 850 -995-9915 Shirley or leave message. Alternate # 850-572-2966. SFGTampaService@log s.com For all other inquiries: hskala@logs.com By: Helen M. Skala Helen M. Skala, Esq. FL Bar # 93046 Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act, you are advised that this office may be deemed a debt collector and any information obtained may be used for that purpose. 16-299829 FC01 SLE 7/18 & 7/25/2018 7/0722 7/0724 NOTICE OF PROPOSED ORDINANCE ENACTMENT TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Please be advised that on the 14th day of Au gust 2018 at 5:45 p.m. CST, in the City Council meeting room at the City Hall at 6738 Dixon Street, in the City of Milton, Florida there will be proposed for enactment an Ordinance whose title is as follows: ORDINANCE NO 1476 18 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF MILTON, FLORIDA, AMDENDING CHAPTER 38, PERSONNEL AND RETIREMENT, ARTICLE IV, GENERAL EMPLOYEES’ PENSION AND RETIREMENT SYSTEM, OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF MILTON; AMENDING THE SECTION 38-111, DEFINITIONS BY AMENDING THE DEFINITIONS OF “GENERAL EMPLOYEE” AND “MEMBER”; AMENDING SECTION 38-112, MEMBERSHIP; AMENDING SECTION 38-134, PRIOR GOVERNMENT SERVICE; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY OF PROVISIONS; PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. This Ordinance is on file in the City Clerk’s office for inspection. Any interested party may appear at the meeting and be heard with respect to the proposed Ordinance. This date of July 12, 2018. Dewitt Nobles City Clerk 7/18 & 7/25/2018 7/0724 7/0723 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #: 2016-CA-000675 JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association Plaintiff, -vs.James E. Sternischer, Jr. a/k/a James E. Sternischer; Unknown Spouse of James E. Sternischer, Jr. a/k/a James E. Sternischer; Santa Rosa County, Florida; Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC; Unknown Parties in Possession #1, If living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants; Unknown Parties in Possession #2, If living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to order rescheduling foreclosure sale or Final Judgment, entered in Civil Case No. 2016-CA-000675 of the Circuit Court of the 1st Judicial Circuit in and for Santa Rosa County, Florida, wherein JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, Plaintiff and James E. Sternischer, Jr. a/k/a James E. Sternischer are defendant(s), I, Clerk of Court, Donald C. Spencer, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash AT www .santarosa.realfore close.com AT 11:00 A.M. CENTRAL STANDARD TIME on September 24, 2018 the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 1, BLOCK “K”, THE BARBAROSA TERRITORY, A SUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK “B”, PAGE 130, ON FILE WITH THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 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: Court Administration, ADA Liaison Santa Rosa County 6865 Caroline Street Milton, FL 32570 Phone (850) 623-3159 Fax (850) 982-0602 ADA.SantaRosa@flco urts1.gov at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Sent this 5th day of July, 2018 *Pursuant to Fla. R. Jud. Admin. 2.516(b)(1)(A), Plaintiff’s counsel hereby designates its primary email address for the purposes of email service as: SFGTampaService@lo gs.com* SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACH, LLP Attorneys for Plaintiff 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd., Ste 100 Tampa, FL 33614 Telephone: (813) 880-8888 Ext. 5141 Fax: (813) 880-8800 For Email Service Only: SFGTampaService@log s.com For all other inquiries: hskala@logs.com By: Helen M. Skala Helen M. Skala, Esq. FL Bar # 93046 Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act, you are advised that this office may be deemed a debt collector and any information obtained may be used for that purpose. 15-291924 FC02 W50 7/18 & 7/25/2018 7/0723 FLORIDA -STATEWIDE Lung Cancer? And Age 60+? You And Your Family May Be Entitled To Significant Cash Award. Call 855-259-0557 for Information. No Risk. No Money Out Of Pocket. 80 ft of like new 6 ft Chain Link Fence With top Poles and Rings $180 850-910-4080 Dixie Chopper Silver Eagle 2550 With 25HP Kohler Comander Pro. Engine Blew @ 2 years and 99 hours. pic & info on Craigslist $3000 850-982-7013 Education AVIATION Grads work with JetBlue, United, Delta and others-start here with hands on training for FAA certification. Financial aid if qualified. Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance 888-242-2649. SENIORS & VETERANS or anyone with MEDICAL Conditions. Find out about MEDICAL MARIJUANA. Ask for “info page”. email: southeastmmjadvice@gmail.com JOB OPPORTUNITYThe Town of Jay is seeking applications for a Maintenance Worker on hourly wage basis with normal work hours plus after hours on call status that requires a 20-minute response to the town limits. The following skills are preferred for the position. Under general direction, perform a variety of semi-skilled and unskilled tasks in the maintenance of town parks, buildings, water system, wastewater system, gas system and equipment as directed by the Town of Jay Operations Manager. Monitor State of Florida prisoners utilized to assist Town of Jay maintenance operations. Present yourself in a professional manner when conducting customer service calls. Follow basic safety skills when working with machinery, equipment and other employees, including injury protection. Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions. Write legible entries in work logs and report forms. Applications can be dropped off at: Jay City Hall 3695 Highway 4 Jay, Florida Applications can be mailed to: Town of Jay PO Box 66 Jay, Fl 32565 Adetailed job description can be picked up at Jay City Hall. Last date for submission is July 27, 2018. Publisher’s NoticeAll real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise “any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination” Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on a equal opportunity basis. 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