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Title: The star
Uniform Title: Star (Port Saint Joe, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: W.S. Smith
Place of Publication: Port St. Joe Fla
Publication Date: 09-13-2012
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Port Saint Joe (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Gulf County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Gulf -- Port Saint Joe
Coordinates: 29.814722 x -85.297222 ( Place of Publication )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1937.
General Note: Editor: Wesley R. Ramsey, <1970>.
General Note: Publisher: The Star Pub. Co., <1970>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 7 (Dec. 2, 1938).
Funding: Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Library Services and Technology Assistance granting program of Florida, the State Library and Archives of Florida, and other institutions and individuals.
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50 For breaking news, visit www.starfl.com Subscribe to The Star 800-345-8688 For your hometown paper delivered to your home! Real Estate Ad deadline is Thursday 11 a.m. ET Legal ad deadline is Friday 11 a.m. ET Display ad deadline is Friday 11 a.m. ET 227-1278 Classi ed deadline is Monday 5 p.m. ET 747-5020 TABLE OF CONTENTS quote quote id quote name JUMP From Page 6A From page 6A Subscribe to The Star Call 227-1278 For your hometown paper delivered to your home! Opinions 4A Letters to the Editor 5A Sports 10A Society News 2-3B Obituaries 4B Church News 5B Law Enforcement 8B School News 10B Legals 11B Classieds 12-13B Trades & Services 14B I NDEX A Freedom Newspaper Real Estate Advertising Deadline Thursday 11:00 am ET Display Advertising Deadline Friday 11:00 am ET 227-1278 Classified Line-Advertising Deadline Monday 5:00 pm ET 747-5020 xxxx xxxxxxx 1B V ISIT T HE S TAR ONLINE AT WWW STARFL COM XXXXX XXXXXX YOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER SINCE 1937 YOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER SINCE 1937 THE S TAR Our lives were dramatically changed Thursday, September 13, 2012 By TIM CROFT 227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@star .com A narrow majority of the Board of County Commissioners voted Tuesday to send a letter to the Florida Department of Health to urge the removal of Gulf County Health Department executive director Marsha Lindeman. Commissioner Carmen McLemore, expressing displeasure with the direction of the department and the outcome of an investigation into a recent termination at the Gulf County Health Department, requested the BOCC send the letter. He was joined by Commissioners Tan Smiley and Warren Yeager. Commissioner Bill Williams dissented and Commissioner Ward McDaniel abstained based on a con ict. The matter spilled into the regular bi-monthly BOCC regular meeting when Willie Ramsey, representing a committee appointed by the BOCC, reported on the ndings and recommendations from an investigation into the recent ring of a 25-year employee of the Health Department. Ramsey reported that the committee found that By TIM CROFT 227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@starfl.com The remembering gets harder each year for Lt. Com. (Ret.) Marty Jarosz. The personal perspective on one of the most tragic days in American history makes the remembering easier. Jarosz was the main speaker during the annual Patriots Day event at Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School, offering memories from near Ground Zero during one beautiful day in September 2001, when more than 3,000 Americans lost their lives. It gets harder every year but its a story worth telling, Jarosz said. Because it is a personal one, provides a personal touch. Most of these kids were so young, they barely remember. Jarosz remembers. By TIM CROFT 227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@star .com For those not yet in the loop, Eastern Shipbuilding is expanding its operations to Gulf County. How many local county workers will be hired to ll the estimated 200 jobs needed to out t the hulls of ships on 20 acres of the old paper mill site remains something of an open question. The pace of applications has, County Commissioner Warren Yeager said this week, not been at the volume the Gulf Coast Workforce Board, which is helping to spearhead the hiring, and Eastern Shipbuilding had anticipated. As of this week, only two new employees had been ofcially hired even though applications have been taken at the Gulf County Chamber of Commerce twice a week and at the Workforce Board of ces in Port St. Joe for more than a month. One of the issues is not having enough people applying, Yeager said. (Eastern) is disappointed in the number who have applied. While that has been the case some weeks, on Tuesday the Chamber of ce was staying busy taking applications. Its been packed this morning, said Chamber executive director Barry Sellers. It has kind of been up and down, but all morning (Tuesday) we have been smoked. By VALERIE GARMAN 747-5076 | @valeriegarman vgarman@pcnh.com The Port St. Joe Commission pared down its already bare bones budget even further at a workshop Sept. 4 after Commissioner Rex Buzzett voiced disagreement with the need to hire new employees. Overall, the city is looking at an expense budget that is roughly $3.15 million less than the previous year. Im not for hiring new employees, Buzzett said. Theres By TIM CROFT 227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@starfl.com The Gulf County School Board on Tuesday formally approved the 2012-13 fiscal year budget which includes a nearly 4 percent reduction in the millage rate and a 10.81 reduction in ad valorem revenue. This is the first time in four years the final School Board budget has been below 4 mils. A mil equals $1 for every $1,000 in assessed taxable property value. For the school district, the value of the mil dropped by 7.40 percent this year, to $1.35 million, a fall of $107,871. We are at the lowest rate in four years, said district financial officer Sissy Worley. We are under four mils, which we havent been since 2007-08 or 08-09. The final budget represents $9.43 million in property tax revenue, a drop of $1.14 million from the current fiscal year, which ends Sept. 1. Our ad valorem tax is going to be less of a bill for taxpayers this year, said Superintendent of Schools Jim Norton. Most of this is not because we want to. But it is the times. We should be proud that we are providing students a top-notch education for less money. The property tax millage rate will drop from 7.253 mils to 6.986 mils, which includes the onemil additional operating levy approved by voters four years ago and which will sunset after this fiscal year. Norton has said repeatedly over the summer that the board must examine all options for replacing what amounts this year to more than $1.37 million when the additional operational levy sunsets. The drop in the millage rate this year is 3.68 percent. Public school budgets are unlike any other taxing authority in that City pares budget School Board approves nal budget with lower taxes BOCC urges removal of health director Searching for a few good men and women See SEARCHING A2 See BOCC A3 See CHANGED A8 Our lives were Our lives were dramatically changed dramatically changed Our lives were dramatically changed Annual Patriots Day event at Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School remembering 9-11 See BUDGET A3 See CITY A2 Saving the lighthouse B1 YEAR 74, NUMBER 48 THE SECOND PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON SEPT. 24 AT 5:01 P.M. Opinion ....................................... A4-A5 Letters to the Editor ................... A5 Outdoors ..................................... A6 Sports ........................................... A7 School News ................................ B3 Faith ............................................. B4 Obituaries .................................... B4 Classi eds .................................... B6-B8 Ever since (Lindeman, who took over some two years ago) has taken over this health department weve had major issues. We need to do something about that. Carmen McLemore Commissioner

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Local A2 | The Star Thursday, September 13, 2012 EXPERIENCED CERTIFIED FLORIDA SUPERINTENDENT of SCHOOLS www.VoteJimNorton.com KEEP As I continue to serve as your Superintendent, I ask for your support and promise to listen to your ideas and suggestions. Further, I pledge to continue my dedication for the responsibility of educating our children while remaining acccountable to those who pay for it. Most Sincerely, Jim Norton Paid for and approved by Jim Norton, Republican Superintendent of Schools. Pd.Pol.Ad. SEARCHING from page A1 Yeager said he and Kim Bodine of the Gulf Coast Workforce Board were to talk with Eastern Shipbuilding of cials regarding the skills being sought and how those skills mesh with the available county workforce. Yeager noted that Eastern hopes to begin work in Gulf County as soon as November, though the workforce issue is a nagging one. Johanna White with the Port Authority of Port St. Joe said the Workforce Board would soon be hosting a job fair to make people more aware of opportunities with Eastern. Currently, representatives from Eastern are at the Chamber of Commerce Building on Marina Drive from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Applications may also be dropped off at the Workforce Board of ces at 401 Peters Street in Port St. Joe. CITY from page A1 a lot that goes along with it thats not rolled into the salary. Although the budget presented was balanced with the addition of two new employees, Buzzett said it provided no breathing room for the city. Commissioners decided to move forward with hiring one employee for the citys water department, but decided to keep one in the bank for the sewer department. The city originally budgeted for three new employees, and had already cut a position for the parks and recreation department prior to the workshop. Public Works Director John Grantland said two new employees are necessary for the city to have a wastewater flushing program. He said public works needs more boots on the ground with the many water improvement projects the city is conducting. One person wont do as much good, Grantland said. Do we want to have a ushing program? Grantland said because the ushing process requires two employees he will have to pull one from the public works department to assist the new hire. Mike Lacour, the citys nancial analyst, said the additional employees would be more related to the citys water and sewer rate increases than it would the millage rate. Due to a 10 percent drop in water service usage, resulting in a 6 percent loss in revenue, the city is looking at a 5 percent increase in water rates and a 4.5 percent increase in sewer rates. The budgeted millage rate is the same as last year at 3.5914. The city budgeted capital improvement projects for the upcoming year based on priority. Those include $15,000 for repairs to the police department roof, $4,000 for road striping, $5,122 for land clearing at Holly Hill Cemetery and $20,000 for a new inmate van. Capital improvements left out of the budget include improvements to the Centennial Building, funding for relocation of the Cape San Blas Lighthouse and site cleanup for the former Gulf Pines Hospital. A city held its rst reading and rst public hearing of the budget on Wednesday evening, after The Star had gone to press. The second public hearing and consideration of adoption will be held on Sept. 24 at 5:01 p.m. DURING THE CITYS REGULAR COMMISSION MEETING SEPT. 4: Approved a continuation of suspension for the portion of the citys sign ordinance that prohibits sandwich board signs on sidewalks. The suspension will continue until the rst commission meeting of 2013. Discussed an on-call policy for city employees as a way to reduce overtime. City Manager Jim Anderson suggested paying employees for six hours of their hourly wage for holding an on-call beeper plus a twohour minimum for each call responded to. Grantland suggested paying employees a at rate. Commissioners tabled the topic and requested Anderson clean up the presented policy. One person wont do as much good. Do we want to have a ushing program? John Grantland Public Works Director

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We recommend that no action be taken on this termination and that the board should consider expanding the committee to include members of the health department, Ramsey said. Ramsey stressed that the Health Department is a state agency and that the committee was limited as to the extent it could examine state personnel records. But all information provided by local and state health of cials supported the termination. McLemore, however, disagreed. He said a 25-year employee should not be red without full cause and that his own investigation had not uncovered that cause. He said while the employee may have received a paycheck from the state, they were still a county constituent. We have to take care of our own people, McLemore said. Ever since (Lindeman, who took over some two years ago) has taken over this health department weve had major issues. We need to do something about that. Tallahassee dont know our people, we do. McLemore said the issues would not be as pronounced if a local candidate had been named health director two years ago Lindeman was hired out of the Tallahassee of ce and urged the board to make their feelings known. Williams, who was a member of the committee that reviewed the termination, cautioned that, as the BOCC learned two years ago during the hiring of a replacement for former health director Doug Kent, the BOCC has limited say in DOH operations. He said that the Health Department has taken massive budget cuts over the past two years and those cuts are impacting services and personnel. He said much of the issues uncovered in examining the termination poor work attitude with patients, scheduling problems, followup appointments could be more easily traced to cost constraints. The fact of the matter is that Doug Kent built a healthcare delivery model here that the state is moving away from, Williams said. These additional programs and additional personnel are going to be cut. Williams also said that he agreed with the committees recommendation to expand membership to include Health Department staff and to allow that staff to feel they have a voice with the BOCC without fear of retaliation. County attorney Jeremy Novak said the BOCC certainly had a voice in the process, but ultimately personnel decisions, such as the health director, would come down to a decision in Tallahassee, not in Gulf County. Wewahitchka Courthouse The board approved spending $105,000 on repairs to the old county courthouse in Wewahitchka to address leaking walls in the back of the building, where the Extension Service is located. On a temporary basis, the Extension Service will locate to the old Health Department building across the street while renovations to address leaking and mold is undertaken. Tentative budget During a public hearing on Monday, the BOCC adopted a tentative millage rate and budget for the coming scal year. The nal budget hearing will be at 5:01 p.m. ET on Monday, Sept. 24 in the BOCC meeting room. The millage rate set Monday was 6.0553 (minus Municipal Services Tax Units for beach renourishment), which represents a cut of taxes of 7.74 percent. The rollback rate, that which would bring in the same amount of ad valorem revenue as this year, was 6.5631. A mil represents $1 for every $1,000 in taxable property value. The gulf-front MSTU millage is 6.6693, down more than 3 percent and the interior gulf MSTU millage is 3.5014, a decrease of less than one percent. The local bond on the beach renourishment will be paid off this scal year. Commissioners also amended an earlier motion to match dollar for dollar the city of Port St. Joes contribution to the Gulf County Chamber of Commerce/ Economic Development Council. The county and city will each pay $20,000 to the agency. BUDGET from page A1 nearly the entire millage and property tax dollars are established by state lawmakers each spring. The largest component is required local effort; the amount the district must collect in order to receive state funding. The required local effort dropped from 5.105 mils to 4.827 mils, 5.45 percent. Much of that drop can be linked to the continuing trend of declining enrollment in the district. The district, which was at 2,200 students in 2004, is now just over 1,900. The district also was required to levy .011 mils as a reflection of the drop of property values, which would impact the required local effort/state funding total, between the tentative roll established in July and the final property roll certified in October. Discretionary revenue is set at .748 mils for all districts. The final component and the only one the local School Board has any sway over is local capital improvement dollars, or basic bricks and mortar dollars. Each district has the ability to assess as much as 1.5 mils in local capital dollars; the Gulf School Board has consistently kept the number below half a mil for much of the past decade. The Board kept that number at its current .400 mils. The district uses the LCI money in several ways. Each school receives $50 per student to address its specific smaller needs. County wide, money will be earmarked for improvements in bathrooms, doors, flooring and boilers, as well as maintenance on heating/cooling systems at all schools. Additional money will be spent on computers, printers, file servers and routers. In addition, this summer work began on the athletic locker rooms at Port St. Joe High School and renovations of the lunchroom at Port St. Joe Elementary in addition to improvements to the pavement for smoother and safer drop-off/pick-up for parents and students. That work appears to be moving at a pace and in a manner that Greg Layfield, district supervisor of maintenance, indicated could allow the district to slightly expand the scope or save some money, whichever the board chooses. We may get more out of (those projects) than we originally thought, Layfield said. The additional voterapproved mil levy, which when passed was estimated to bring some $2.2 million a year, will add $1.37 million for the coming fiscal year.

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Opinion A4 | The Star Thursday, September 13, 2012 Growing up with a newspaper man, I knew what a newspaper smelled like. Not the paper itself, but the building and the folks that worked there. There was a distinct smell of paper of ink and an oily smell from the printing press. Daddy smelled that way when he came home from the newspaper. He wasnt a writer, he was the production manager. His position in a relatively large home-owned daily newspaper allowed me to not only learn how the paper was built and printed, but to watch how the technology progressed. Many newspapers are now dying or cutting way back, giving way to the electronic age and the internet. Im not quite sure what the internet smells like, but I can tell you it doesnt smell like the newspaper. Some scientists say our sense of smell and its direct connection to the brain holds memories better than our other senses. I understand this. It was the smell of Daddy coming home. There were two distinct smells I will always remember Daddy leaving for work and Daddy coming home. When he left in the morning, he smelled like Aqua Velva. When Im in the drugstore or other stores that carry mens smelly stuff, I will sneak over and open a bottle of Aqua Velva to remember. As the commercial always claimed, Theres just something about an Aqua Velva man. Baseball great Pete Rose and even Clayton Moore, The Lone Ranger, pushed the manly smell of Aqua Velva. They say Aqua Velva smells oaky and mossy after it has been on you awhile. I know that it smells like Daddy coming home. When Aqua Velva was rst introduced in the 1920s, it was an alcohol-based mouthwash. A few years later, they just pushed it as an aftershave lotion. Im not sure if the formula changed, but as good as Aqua Velva smells, Im not going to put it in my mouth. After Labor Day weekend, I was sitting in my chair smelling up the den. Whats that smell? Everyone in my house wanted to know. The den didnt smell like Aqua Velva, thats for sure. The smell was a combination of Bengay, Icy Hot and Witch Hazel. I had rubbed the Bengay and Icy Hot all over my right arm, shoulder, ankles and legs. I soaked a towel in Witch Hazel and had it wrapped around my neck. There are warning labels on Bengay that say too much can kill you. Im pretty sure I was teetering on overdose. However, I will note the burning sensation and the Menthol smell had either removed my pain or replaced it. It was the smell of success, hard work and ingenuity. Sitting in my ofcial Daddy chair, smelling up the house, I was feeling a little like Spartacus or maybe more like Jim Fowler, Marlin Perkins sidekick on Mutual of Omahas Wild Kingdom. Marlin would always stay in the Jeep, helicopter or on a mountaintop and commentate on how, Jim was doing a ne job. It was always Jim doing the job, and Marlin commentating from a safe distance. Jim had to wrestle alligators, pull lion tails, get unraveled from Boa constrictors, ride rhinoceroses and other exciting things that would almost get him killed. Dont you remember the time Jim jumped from the helicopter onto the elk in the snow? The elk drug Jim for about a mile through the snow. My weekend had been spent wrestling with a John Deere self-propelled push mower. I had yanked the cord a few hundred times, almost got blown up checking the spark plug and had to put it in a submission hold in mid-air to get the oil and bad gas out of it. There is nothing like working on your own lawn mower for an hour or two, changing the oil, the gas, the spar kplug, etc. and nding the strength to pull the cord one more time. After all that changing and cleaning, she red right up on the rst pull. I still had to cut the grass; it was my sons birthday, so I gave him the day off. After I was nished, I looked up into the trees, on top of the house and even behind the bushes. Marlin Perkins was not there to tell the world what a ne job I had done. I woke up from my nap, gagging on the towel I had soaked in Witch Hazel. Witch Hazel is good stuff. My Papa sprayed Lysol on everything; I just rub Witch Hazel on it. It doesnt smell as good as Aqua Velva, but it smells better than Lysol. Read more stories at www.CranksMyTractor. com. The Gulf County Board of Commissioners should reconsider their decision to change regular meeting times. This past Tuesday commissioners convened at 9 a.m. ET instead of what had been the routine 6 p.m. ET for their bimonthly regular meetings. Citing a host of variables, commissioners decided last month that morning meetings made a lot more sense. They noted that the Board of County Commissioners to the west and east, Bay and Franklin counties, held their meetings during the daytime. Commissioners suggested a savings from overtime not paid to staff forced to work into the evening twice a month and utilities. And, they dont really see that many people at night so why are they trying to accommodate the public, which is paraphrasing but not far off the discussion. Two commissioners suggested an alternative, a phase-in schedule for 90 days that would have the BOCC rotating the rst meeting of the month in the morning, the second in the evening. But those pros for a change lack heft. What another county does is beside the point. I believe parents are famous for the line What if so-and-so was jumping off a cliff. Would you jump? Any savings should be minimal key employees needed to be present at BOCC meetings should by and large be exempt, meaning salaried in some form and not subject to overtime. Thats a stafng issue. And, regardless, the county is hardly the lone entity, private, public, non-prot, having to do more with less, so proper scheduling would resolve any problems concerning hours. Considering operation, based on building size and hours of operation, dictates maintaining utilities at a level similar to school buildings, that seems a minor expense. What it would appear to be, and government and politics remain perception-borne, is another way for the BOCC to mute the public. The BOCC, unfortunately, does not have history on its side. From changing the order in meetings when public comment could be offered to monitoring a time limit, based on advance request to be on the agenda, to having requests for public input come solely through the chairman, the BOCC has seemed less than embracing of public comment. On issues of particular controversy for example, moving highways, county-wide voting, time zone changes, RV ordinances, the Gulf County Tourist Development Council, the city of Port St. Joe commissioners have expressed something of a hostility to public comment. For example, during the debate about putting the time zone question to non-binding referendum a request from a high school government class Commissioner Carmen McLemore suggested the solution was walling the county off at the White City Bridge, where the time zone changes. Thats just one example. Commissioners also have no reservations about special meetings, held on the shortest possible public notice on issues large and primarily small. So, at this time, given that history, commissioners should be none surprised, and in fact it was mentioned during the special meeting that there are skeptics about commissioners moving all regular meetings to the daytime. These are difcult times, two paychecks is hardly enough for some and not remotely enough for far too many. The need to work, in a county that has an unemployment rate, which only counts those still trying to nd work, near double digits and local job creation currently at a near standstill, is an essential part of day-to-day life for most. Consider the difculty of trying to arrange for a 9 a.m. doctors appointment, let alone to sit through a County Commission meeting in hopes to speak at the very end for three to seven minutes maybe more if commissioners vote to keep you up there. That, from here, is why no meeting of any public taxing authority should be in the business of holding meetings when the public is less likely to be able to attend. School Board, other counties, all of them, would be more in the sunshine if they were held after dark. The point is to facilitate in any way possible public participation. Because less than 100 percent of eligible voters vote we should stop holding elections? More importantly in Gulf County, there is the RESTORE ACT and the potential for tens of millions of dollars to come into the county. This can not be overstated: for Gulf County the RESTORE ACT represents a potential lifeline that the county can not afford to mistreat and thrash about as it did with the BP money sent via the Gulf County Tourist Development Council. What happened under the auspices of this BOCC was, an independent audit found, brazenly lacking in checks and balances. So considering how to spend this windfall called RESTORE is not for a committee led by a county commissioner, Bill Williams, who, regardless of his expertise in RESTORE, will not even be in ofce, will not even be at the table, when the BOCC must make the nal decisions on how that money is spent. And, who was, a central player in the TDC debacle. These are community decisions. And the BOCC has now made it more difcult for the community, the public, the BOCCs employers, to be present and heard. This is a time, more than ever when the BOCC must set an example of inclusion, not exclusion. I may have to go undercover Keyboard KLATTERINGS What does work smell like? Timing is everything TIM CROFT Star news editor Folks, I got ngerprinted. It was the rst time ever for me. Dont worry, I havent shot anybody or robbed any banks lately. I hadnt even been pulled over on a routine trafc stop. Nor am I planning a terrorist attack on the local golf course. I do go out to the school house on occasion and apparently somebody there has got me marked down as an unsavory character. Or perhaps the principal discovered my name on that infamous person of interest list! I was a little disappointed that they no longer use ink. I was picturing a stark room where men dressed in khaki uniforms and yielding Billy clubs forced my ngers against an ink blotter. I was all set to yell You dirty coppers, I will get you for this! a la James Cagney or Edward G. Robinson but I didnt feel the nice young lady who was ngerprinting me would remember either of those noted gangster actors. I did observe the cast or boot on her foot. Good golly, you dont suppose Ive got to stick my toes into that contraption? Sometimes this modern technology has a way of turning on you. It looked like a miniature copy machine, but you never know. My job was to lay my digits one at a time carefully and correctly on top of the glass. It took some kind of x-ray picture. And I was doing pretty good until we got down to the little nger on my right hand. That nger has always been one of my least favorites. It was the one I stuck in the pencil trimmer in the second grade. David Mark would take a bite of it every time I slammed him over on his back practicing my West Japanese Step-Over-ToeHold. I broke it the rst time in that big ght up at the Skyway Grill in 1962. Somehow it got caught against the knob on the backdoor as I was frantically attempting my get-a-way before one of those big guys could throw me over the jukebox. About the fth time the red reject light came on my palms begin to perspire. You dont reckon Ive got someone elses little nger by mistake. Could I be a mutant? Dont tell me I sharpened all the ridges off back in the second grade. I passed college algebra, Latin and advanced calculus and Im about to fail ngerprinting 101! The green light ashed on the sixteenth try but by then I was having second thoughts about this whole process. It might just be there is too much information out there already. You know what I mean? Weve about taken the big brother theme too far. I dont know exactly who all is watching whom! Theyve already got my social security, credit card and bank account numbers. I lled out two next-of-kin and beneciary forms last week. My insurance company shares (probably for a fee) my personal le with every clothes, candy and fruit mail order catalogue industry in the whole world. Those OnStar people know where you are at all times. Its getting harder and harder to tell the good guys from the others. So what in the blue blazes am I doing opening up my personal digittized stuff for complete exposure to the entire eyeballing world. I quit perspiring and went to sweating! We dont have any idea how advanced this ngerprinting thing really is. Debra was gently rolling the ring nger on my left hand across the screen but I was ve hundred miles and fty-ve years away. Mr. Pat Houston kept a big jar of jaw breakers on his front counter. Lacking the required 2 cents at the time, I borrowed one of those big balls. I made sure no one was looking as I deftly reached in and grabbed a red and green colored one off the top. My right thumb made contact with the glass. It left a perfect print! I was way too busy innocently moving down to the baseball card section to wipe off the evidence. You dont suppose they could lay that crime on me today? My only hope might be the greasy ngers of a million other jaw breaker junkies overlaying my print since that fateful summer morning. If Im lucky, that jar got broken when Mr. Pat sold out and the barbecue people moved in. Ive told you before it was Bobby Brewers idea to climb the water tower. I just went along because he couldnt carry both cans of paint. He did most of the lettering. It took us over two hours and we must have left a thousand prints up there. The town fathers were not pleased and the whole thing stirred up a bigger commotion than even Bobby gured on. I kept my mouth shut and prayed my Father wouldnt put two and two together. The problem is that water tower it still standing today! And theres no way there could be many hands touched where Bobby and I climbed that night! I dont care how many years have passed. And, idiot me, just volunteered to be ngerprinted. I might as well go back up there, walk into the police station and raise both hands right now! How fool proof is this ngerprinting thing anyway? What if I have a left index nger that matches the same nger of a serial killer on the loose in western Montana? Or my right thumb print aligns exactly with a female rap singer from New Jersey? The experts say that cant happen. But some of those same experts said wed never put men on the moon and that wrestling is fake. I feel like The Fugitive in the old TV series Respectfully, Kes HUNKER DOWN Kesley Colbert USPS 518-880 Published every Thursday at 135 W. U.S. 98 Port St. Joe, FL 32456 Publisher: Roger Quinn Editor: Tim Croft POSTMASTER: Send address change to: The Star P.O. Box 308 Port St. Joe, FL 32457-0308 Phone 850-227-1278 PERIODICAL RATE POSTAGE PAID AT PORT ST. JOE, FL 32457 WEEKLY PUBLISHING SUBSCRIPTIONS PAYABLE IN ADVANCE IN COUNTY $24.15 year $15.75 six months OUT OF COUNTY $34.65 year $21 six months Home delivery subscribers may be charged a higher rate for holiday editons. TO ALL ADVERTISERS In case of error or omissions in advertisements, the publishers do not hold themselves liable for damage further than the amount received for such advertisement. Circulation:1-800-345-8688 CRANKS MY TRACTOR BN Heard

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Clarifying SHH bill Dear Editor: Last week there was published a letter to the editor regarding Sacred Heart Hospital in Port St. Joe. I serve on the Advisory Board of the hospital. I became aware of the patients concern several weeks ago, and checked into the matter. The local hospital management reviewed the billing with the doctor, nursing staff and administrative personnel. In addition the billing was sent to Pensacola for a re-analysis and a review by the compliance department. It has been determined that the charges are accurate and appropriate. A representative called the patient and explained the ndings. Medical billings are complicated and are not easy to understand. However, in this case the billing is correct for the services received. The other patient mentioned in the letter that had their bill reduced at the time of leaving the hospital was also investigated by staff. That bill was not adjusted because of an error; a discount was applied and the bill was reduced for immediate payment upon discharge. This discount is available to all that pay cash/check upon discharge. I do not want to see the image of our hospital tarnished because of misinformation. We are very fortunate to have the healing ministry of Sacred Heart Hospital in our community providing top-quality health care and compassion for the sick, in addition to providing much needed jobs for our community. Rex Buzzett Port St. Joe New meeting time wrong Dear Editor: Here we go again! In the 1990s we had meetings conducted in the morning hours. Again, it was denied by the commissioners, but we all knew the real reason, Early hours prevent late hour citizen involvement. Some folks work! They (commissioners) never de ned the real reason but we knew it was for their convenience? The county administrator was head of the building department in those days. Recalling from personal knowledge, two commissioners traveled to attend the meeting along with the supervisor of the road department from the North end of the county. During this run (meeting held in the morning hours) never was it suggested that the reason was to reduce cost? Again, the reason was plain.no citizen participation no fuss business as usual. I recall two to three citizens attending and maybe when a land use item came up maybe two more. We are on a course for the same results with the recent decision to return to morning hour meetings. The administrator spoke of cost saving measures in his recommendation? He indicated money would be saved by not using the utilities? Some employees receive overtime pay? Finally, it appeared he hinged his opinion on the fact adjoining counties (Bay & Franklin) hold their meeting in the morning hours. To the rst item: Having worked for 12 years in the system (county employee) I can attest that utilities are the LEAST worry of the commission. Never during my period of employment did I observe anyone doing a walk thru after hours to ensure lights, etc., was turned off or was there any protocols in effect to suggest employees ensure conservation of utilities. To the second item: Employees receive overtime pay. STOP! That is an issue very easily solved. If the person is a union employee negotiate with the union that after hour attendance of meetings is part of the employment agreement. Staff members TOUGH! The only employee that I recall that would be charging overtime is the county attorney (WHATS New?) Get a Grip! The attorney will charge the same if the meeting is held morning, noon or night and/or if more than two people are breathing. Third item: Adjoining counties do it so it must be the thing? Once again we are being compared to others. Why cant the sitting commissioners have the intestinal fortitude (for lack of other choice words to which we nd they are lacking) to say for one time its what we are directing and the decision is nal? The circumstances indicate the comparison will be the justi cation needed to calm and shift the uproar because its done elsewhere its the thing for us? Finally, it comes down to a simple question? Are the employees and elected of cials of the county there to serve the citizens of our county? If the answer were to be YES then what difference does it make when the meetings are held? The recent decision infers the contrary. When I was employed I was thankful and enjoyed to the opportunity to serve the veterans and those in need of housing assistance through the SHIP program. I never once received overtime staying late to assist someone in need. During a hurricane in 2004 I refused to accept overtime (time and half) for the two days I spent in the operation center. I felt it was the right thing to do! The meeting should be scheduled to provide the greatest opportunity to our citizens to express their views. There was a time in our history when we witnessed this type of governing and it failed. This action taken by the commission is WRONG! Sincerely, Bo Williams St. Joe Beach/Beacon Hill 1229 Jenks Avenue, Panama City, Florida Florida Blue is the trade name of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida (BCBSF), Inc. Life, Dental and Disability are oered by Florida Combined Life, an aliate of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida. ese companies are Independent Licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. *Policies have limitations and exclusions. e amount of benets provided depends upon the plan selected and the premium will vary with the amount of benets selected. **Florida Blue oers only the high-deductible health plan to be used in conjunction with the Health Savings Account (HSA). 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Box 308 Port St. Joe, FL 32457 Fax: 850-227-7212 Email: tcroft@star .com Comments from our readers in the form of letters to the editor or a guest column are solicited and encouraged. A newspapers editorial page should be a forum where differing ideas and opinions are exchanged. All letters and guest columns must be signed and should include the address and phone number of the author. The street address and phone number are for veri cation and will not be published. Letters must be in good taste and The Star reserves the right to edit letters for correctness and style. S HARE YOUR OPINIONS EDITORIAL Government proposes simpli ed mortgage disclosure forms No doubt many wannabe rst-time homebuyers have been sitting on the sidelines of the volatile housing market, unsure when or how to enter the game. If that describes you, youre probably fortunate to have missed out on the housing bubble and lax lending standards of a few years ago, when millions of people took out mortgages they couldnt afford or understand. Homeownership is a longterm commitment filled with expenses (both expected and unexpected) and responsibilities. The upsides not to mention the tax advantages are why about two-thirds of Americans own instead of renting. But homeownership is not always right for everyone or at every stage of life. Heres hoping that now, as home prices have plummeted and loan interest rates are at historic lows, you can resist the temptation to get in over your head and rst bone up on the many one-time and recurring costs involved in owning your own home. A good place to start is Know Before You Owe, the nancial education initiative launched last year by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to ensure that people receive concise, easy-to-understand information regarding mortgages, credit cards and student loans, among other major nancial decisions ( www. consumerfinance.gov ). After soliciting input from thousands of consumers, lenders, mortgage brokers and consumer advocates, the CFPB recently developed new prototypes for the federal disclosure forms borrowers receive after applying for a mortgage and before closing on the loan. When making what is likely the biggest purchase of their life, consumers should be looking at paperwork that clearly lays out the terms of the deal, said CFPB Director Richard Cordray. The proposed forms combine several different but overlapping documents now required by various federal agencies. But they will simplify the language and format and make it easier to compare different mortgages and more easily understand loan terms, including interest rates, monthly payment amounts, closing costs and how the loan amount might change over time (e.g., with an adjustable-rate loan). They also highlight features borrowers may want to avoid such as prepayment penalties and negative amortization. In the meantime, if youre considering buying a home, review the proposed forms to get an idea of which costs you should be watching out for. And, even if youre already comparing loans or in escrow, ask your lender to show you where the various costs highlighted in the new forms are located in your current disclosure documents it might help avoid costly last-minute surprises. Here are some factors future homebuyers should keep in mind: Start planning now. It could take years to save enough for a down payment and closing costs. Dont forget ongoing expenses like a monthly mortgage payment, mortgage insurance, homeowners insurance, property taxes, furnishings, maintenance and repairs. People with poor credit ratings usually either dont qualify for loans or pay much higher interest rates. Work on repairing your credit at the same time you launch a savings plan. If your down payment isnt at least 20 percent, youll probably be required to buy Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI), which protects the lender if you default. For a comprehensive overview of how different types of mortgages work, check out Bankrate.com. Also, watch the easy-to-follow video explaining mortgages at Practical Money Skills for Life ( www. practicalmoneyskills.com ), a free personal nancial management program run by Visa Inc. Jason Alderman directs Visas nancial education programs. To Follow Jason Alderman on Twitter: www.twitter. com/PracticalMoney Homeownership is a long-term commitment lled with expenses (both expected and unexpected) and responsibilities. JASON ALDERMAN Letters A5 | The Star Thursday, September 13, 2012

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This year the turtle nesting season started with a rush activity on St. Vincent Island and it looked like it was going to be a record breaking season. The turtle patrol has marked and recorded 103 turtle on the island this summer. But Mother Nature stepped in early in the summer and brought us a stormy, wet summer. Tropical storm Debby came ashore on June 24 and washed away 41 nests. Then on Aug. 28, slow-moving Isaac caused another storm surge that destroyed another 17 nests. The weather pattern all summer has been rain, rain, rain. This kept the sand cooler than normal, which extended the gestation period of the turtle eggs by about 10 days certainly a very interesting year. As of Sept. 5, the turtle patrol has dug 17 nests either those that have hatched or those that were way overdue. The turtle patrol volunteers count the shells from the hatched eggs and record the number of unhatched eggs. Nine of those nests hatched and sent about 656 hatchlings into the Gulf. Twenty-eight nests have not hatched, and hopefully there will not be more weather problems. The Red Wolf program which has been ongoing on St. Vincent Island since 1989 also has had a disappointing year. One breeding pair of red wolves is kept on the island to produce pups each spring. In the winter, the pups are trapped, their health checked and they are tted with radio tracking collars. The pups remain with their family until they are 18 months old. They are then trapped and relocated to Alligator River NWR in North Carolina, where they are reintroduced into the wild. The staff and volunteers that track the wolves have found no evidence of pups this year. With fall and winter just around the corner, some hunters are preparing for the hunts on St. Vincent Island. There are three hunts that take place each year: White-tailed Deer Archery Hunt, Nov. 15-17 Sanbar Deer Hunt, Nov. 29 to Dec. 1 Primitive Weapon Hunt, Jan. 24-26 The Sanbar Deer Hunt is lled, but the other two hunts still have spots available. Interested hunters can apply for a permit at www.myfwc. com/license until Sept. 28. The FWC website also has tips on how to prepare for a hunt on St. Vincent Island. Volunteers still are needed by the St. Vincent Island NWR. Both outdoor and of ce-based volunteer work is available. At the Apalachicola of ce, volunteers can help with visitor services, assist with administrative tasks, or help write grant proposals. On the island, volunteers can monitor wildlife such as red wolves and sea turtles, participate in bird counts, clean up trash on the islands beautiful beaches, remove invasive plants, do maintenance work or help with the hunts on the island. Other opportunities include assisting in environmental education programs, leading community outreach programs, documenting St. Vincent Islands history or serving on the Board of our Supporters group. To volunteer or learn more about how you can help, email supportstvin@ hotmail.com. The monthly island tours are once again taking reservations. All tours are on the second Wednesdays Oct. 10, Nov. 14, Jan 9, Feb. 13, March 13, April 10 and May 8. The enhanced website will offer details about the tours plus a convenient place to sign up. Just click on Island Tour Sign Up. The tour is free, but participants must make a reservation at www.stvincentfriends.com. Seats are lled on a rstcome, rst-served basis. There is a small charge for boat transportation to and from the island. You can also visit the island on your own. Remember the island is primitive bring everything you need, including drinking water and leave only your footprints behind. This monthly column is provided by the Supporters of St. Vincent Island National Wildlife Refuge. Visit our web page for more information and volunteer opportunities www.stvincentfriends. com and never miss an opportunity to visit St. Vincent Island. Corner of Marina Drive, Port St. Joe, FL (next to Piggly Wiggly) www.BWOsh.com (next to Piggly Wiggly) www.BWOsh.com Corner of Marina Drive, Port St. Joe, FL (next to Piggly Wiggly) www.BWOsh.com Corner of Marina Drive, www.BWOsh.com Corner of Marina Drive, Port St. Joe, FL www.BWOsh.com Port St. Joe, FL EV E RYTHING FOR YOUR O UTDOOR ADV E NTUR E Corner of Marina Drive, Port St. Joe, FL EV E EV E EV RYTHING FOR YOUR E RYTHING FOR YOUR E O UTDOOR ADV E UTDOOR ADV E UTDOOR ADV NTUR E NTUR E E SEPTEM B ER FEATURE FISH: Stop in and register or go online at www. B W O sh.com FLOUNDER SHIMANO S HORT S LEEVE TOURNAMENT S HIRT (HIGH PERFORMANCE S TYLE)$59.99 S HIMANO TACKLE S TORAGE BAG $99.99 B W O $100.00 GIFT CARD SHIMANO ZALOR IN S HORE COMBO $79.99 WEEKLY ALMANAC ST.JO SE PH B AY AP ALAC HI C O LA B AY W ES T PASS TI DE T ABLES M O N TH LY AVERAGES To nd the tides of the following areas, subtract the indicated times from these given for APALACHICOLA: HIGH LOW Cat P oint Minus 0:40 Minus 1:17 East P ass Minus 0:27 Minus 0:27 To nd the tides of the following areas, subtract the indicated times from those given for CARRABELLE: HIGH LOW Bald P oint Minus 9:16 Minus 0:03 Sponsor the WEEKLY ALMANAC Call T oday! 227-7847 Date H igh Low % P recip T hu, Sept. 13 83 73 10 % Fri, Sept. 14 84 73 10 % Sat, Sept. 15 82 73 10 % Sun, Sept. 16 82 73 30 % Mon, Sept. 17 82 75 60 % T ues, Sept. 18 83 74 60 % Wed, Sept. 19 83 73 30 % 13 Th 842am 1.7 527pm 0.6 14 Fr 953am 1.6 1156pm 1.0 536pm 0.8 15 Sa 1116am 1.4 1059pm 1.1 304am 0.9 525pm 1.0 16 Su 104pm 1.2 1050pm 1.4 458am 0.8 435pm 1.1 17 Mo 1108pm 1.7 625am 0.6 18 Tu 1145pm 1.9 750am 0.4 19 We 922am 0.3 20 Th 1235am 2.0 1105am 0.2 21 Fr 135am 2.1 1243pm 0.1 22 Sa 245am 2.1 203pm 0.1 23 Su 401am 2.1 305pm 0.1 24 Mo 522am 2.0 351pm 0.2 25 Tu 642am 1.9 424pm 0.4 12 We 245am 1.4 1239pm 1.6 737am 1.3 837pm 0.4 13 Th 308am 1.4 146pm 1.6 824am 1.1 913pm 0.4 14 Fr 328am 1.4 245pm 1.6 906am 1.0 946pm 0.5 15 Sa 345am 1.5 341pm 1.6 944am 0.8 1016pm 0.6 16 Su 401am 1.5 437pm 1.6 1022am 0.6 1045pm 0.8 17 Mo 420am 1.6 534pm 1.6 1103am 0.4 1112pm 1.0 18 Tu 442am 1.6 635pm 1.5 1147am 0.3 1140pm 1.1 19 We 509am 1.6 744pm 1.4 1238pm 0.2 20 Th 542am 1.7 904pm 1.3 1208am 1.3 140pm 0.2 21 Fr 622am 1.7 1048pm 1.3 1236am 1.4 258pm 0.3 22 Sa 713am 1.7 110am 1.4 427pm 0.3 23 Su 819am 1.6 550pm 0.3 24 Mo 136am 1.3 948am 1.6 451am 1.4 658pm 0.4 25 Tu 205am 1.3 1135am 1.5 631am 1.3 753pm 0.4 E-mail outdoors news to tcroft@ star .com Page 6 Thursday, September 13, 2012 O UTDOORS www.starfl.com Section Section A SPECIAL TO THE STAR Dee Adams grandson, Thomas, loved this king sh so much he got up close and personal during the recent Mexico Beach Arti cial Reef Association King sh Tournament. Thomas could not get enough of the sh, which he had nothing to do with catching. But that is part of the fun. Thanks to Debbie Hooper at joebay. com for the photo. Inshore Offshore SPONSORED BY Of cials: Never feed dolphins By STAN KIRKLAND Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Bottlenose dolphins are beautiful marine mammals. Tourists who travel to the Gulf Coast love to see them. But dolphins should never be fed. Sometimes, unfortunately, they are. Thats the assessment of of cials with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (and NOAAs National Marine Fisheries Service. However, it is illegal to feed dolphins under the Marine Mammal Protection Act, a federal law that has been in effect since 1972. On July 16, the FWC received a call about a dolphin biting a female swimmer at the Panama City Pass. The swimmer reportedly was part of a dolphin tour but was not feeding dolphins when she was bitten on the leg. Her injuries were minor and did not require medical treatment, according to a report. Dolphins are large, powerful creatures, and its illegal to feed them for several reasons, said Elsa Haubold, section leader in the FWCs Species Conservation Planning Section. They have sharp teeth, and anyone who offers them food is subject to being bitten and injured. Not only that, when you teach dolphins to associate people with sh or other food items, the dolphins teach this behavior to their young and you perpetuate a vicious cycle. Its really up to people to help us break this cycle. Haubold said dolphins that are fed also are raising the ire of anglers by snatching sh off their lines. She said in some instances, the dolphins themselves end up being hooked and injured. FWC Maj. Bruce Cooper, who oversees law enforcement efforts in the Florida Panhandle, said that during a recent plainclothes operation by FWC of cers, two Panama City dolphin-tour boat operators were identi ed feeding dolphins during a dolphinviewing trip. The investigation is continuing, with possible charges forthcoming. We want people to enjoy themselves when they are out recreationally or on a commercial vessel to see dolphins, but the law is in place for a reason, he said. DEBBIE HOOPER | joebay.com St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge is a unique barrier island off the coast of Gulf and Franklin counties. BIRDS-EYE VIEW FROM ST. VINCENT ISLAND A rough season for turtle nests LOVE THAT KING With cooler air and water temperatures this week, all inshore species should take notice. Fall feeding patterns will soon be the talk of the town, and great trout and red sh catches are anticipated. Good freshwater catches of bass, bream and cat sh are all because of the rising waters left over from the hurricane. As September gets under way, offshore shing will begin to slow down because of alack of daily bag limits and species regulations. Grouper season still has 40-plus days left and will make up the most of our offshore shing for the rest of the year. Great sh are being caught close to shore in the MBARA numbers, but dont expect any record-sized sh here.

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PORT ST. JOE WEWAHITCHKA PORT ST. JOE WEWAHITCHKA SP O RTS www.starfl.com Thursday, September 13, 2012 A Page 7 Section Wewahitchka boys compete at Tallahassee Star Staff Report The boys cross country team at Wewahitchka High School nished 12th in a meet at Leon High School in Tallahassee on Sept. 8. The team was led by Jakob Bidwell who was followed to the line by Shaquille Scott, Elijah Sarmiento, Colby Gay, Jason Haire, Weston Sarmiento, Charlie Laird and Clay Brock. Lady Gators open season 3-1 Star Staff Report The young season is off to a spiking start for the Wewahitchka High School volleyball team. The Lady Gators registered wins over Altha, Bethlehem and Cottondale around a single loss to Sneads. Wewahitchka opened the season with a ve-game victory over Altha, winning the nal game 15-10. Altha took the rst game 25-17 before the Lady Gators took the next two 28-26 and 25-22 before Altha evened the match in the fourth game 26-24. The Lady Gators took a straight-game match against Bethlehem, winning 25-20, 25-11 and 25-17, but three days later were swept by Sneads 16-25, 14-25 and 13-25. Wewahitchka rebounded by taking down Cottondale in ve games. The Lady Gators won the opening game 25-16 before Cottondale took a 2-1 game lead after game wins of 25-15 and 25-13. Wewahitchka evened the match with a 25-18 win in the fourth game and won the nal game 15-9 to take the match. Wewahitchka was in Liberty County on Tuesday. Lady Sharks improving by the game Star Staff Report Coach Wayne Taylor keeps reminding himself his Port St. Joe High School volleyball team is young and in need of experience. Nothing helps like a few tough losses. The week started on a rough note last Wednesday as the Lady Tiger Sharks hosted Bay and lost in three games, 12-25, 13-25 and 20-25. Although a dif cult loss, Taylor noted a few bright spots, Nicole Endres with ve kills from 22 attacks and freshman Callie Fleshren was 100 percent from the serving line with one ace. The young teams struggles continued Thursday night as they traveled to Liberty County and again lost in three games. Endres had four service aces and ve kills from 13 attempts. Fleshren continues to be perfect from the service line with another 10 serves that were in play. She also had four kills on 13 attempts and eight assists, Taylor said. Sophomore Haley Wood had 11 digs. Saturday the Lady Tiger Sharks played four matches and won one. The team is showing signs of cohesiveness and several matches were very close, Taylor noted. Port St. Joe lost the rst match to South Walton by scores of 22-25 and 19-25. The second match was against Baker, and the scores were 17-25 and 14-25. The win came against Bozeman with scores of 25-22 and 25-10 and the nal match of the day was against 4-A Marianna. The Lady Tiger Sharks played tough, Taylor said, against the Lady Bulldogs but came up short with scores of 20-25 and 17-25. Team leaders to date are Endres with 14 service aces and 19 kills. Fleshren has only one service error in 51 attempts with ve aces. She also has 11 kills in 60 attempts and 18 assists with 112 attempts and 31 digs. Sophomore Haley Wood has 44 serve receives and 27 digs. Taylor said he believes this young team is showing strong signs of starting to put it all together. Their serves are becoming more accurate, and they are beginning to be more aggressive by sending fewer free ball back across the net. VOLLEYBALL HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Vernon manhandles Wewahitchka By RANDAL SEYLER 638-0212| @WCN_HCT rseyler@chipleypaper.com VERNON Vernon took command early in its 2012 home debut Friday night and went on to take 38-6 win over Wewahitchka in a battle of Class 1A schools. Junior tight end Brandon Malloy put the Yellow Jackets on the board with 5:23 to play in the opening quarter. He carried 68 yards to the Wewahitchka 2, then busted through the middle to score. Senior quarterback Dylan Kirk connected with junior wide receiver Julian Silas on a conversion pass to make it 8-0. With 2 minutes left in the rst quarter, Kirk connected with sophomore wide receiver Austin Brown on a scoring pass and the Yellow Jackets led 14-0. That series was initiated by Silas interception that stopped a Gator drive at the Vernon 30. Kirk connected with Brown again from 10 yards with 4:44 to play in the half, culminating a 65-yard, seven-play drive. Kirks conversion pass to Silas increased the lead to 22-0. With 2:10 left to play in the half, Brown picked off a Gator pass inside the Wewahitchka 30 and returned it to the end zone. Vernon led 30-0 going into halftime. Vernons nal touchdown came with 8:27 left to play in the third quarter when Malloy went up the middle from the 2. Kirk found Brown for two points to make it 38-0, which invoked the mercy rule and kept the clock running. The Gators were able to get on the board when sophomore QB Rashard Ranie connected with junior tight end Javar Hill after the Gators had recovered a Yellow Jackets fumble at the Vernon 35. Ranie connected with Hill at the 9-yard line on the rst play, then duplicated the effort on rst-and-goal. Kirk nished with 123 yards passing on 11 of 19. Malloy had 105 yards rushing, Brown ve receptions for 68 yards and Silas caught three passes for 41 yards. The Yellow Jackets travel to Bozeman next Friday, while the Gators host Robert F. Munroe. By BRAD MILNER 747-5065 | @PCNHBradMilner bmilner@pcnh.com SAND HILLS Bozeman passed its rst big football test of the season. Jacob Martinez accounted for three scores and David Elmore and Javoni Bell each notched two touchdowns as the hosts beat Port St. Joe 35-8 on Friday. It was a battle between a Bucks team looking to take the next step forward and an improved Tiger Sharks squad that fell to 1-1. Bozeman moved to 2-0 in its home opener, which featured the Bucks in all red jerseys. This was a big win for us, Bozeman coach Loren Tillman said. I thought aside from some missed tackles we played well defensively against a team that was scoring a lot of points in the jamboree and last week. Bozeman also showed a killer instinct that had been missing in the past after PSJ struck for its rst and only score late in the third quarter. Jarkeice Davis took a pitch right, broke two tackles in the back eld, squirted through more defenders to the sideline, cut left, sprinted down the opposite sideline and dived over for a 55-yard score. Natron Lee added a 2-point conversion to narrow the gap to 21-8. Bell erased the momentum with a 52-yard scoring run four plays later. Davis, who had a game-high 142 yards, fumbled on the next possession. Martinez, who along with James Jernigan fought through cramping in the second half, connected with Elmore for 19 yards to cap the scoring to open the fourth quarter. We were able to ght back a little bit, Port St. Joe coach Chuck Gannon said. There was still plenty of time to get back in the game. Bell, who had 123 yards on eight carries, and Martinez, who threw for two TDs on three completions and rushed for 52 yards and a TD, saw to it PSJ didnt draw any closer. Port St. Joe had a lot of ght left, Tillman said. We showed our depth with the players cramping and team speed, that was important. The teams spent the majority of the rst quarter swapping punts and attempting physical dominance. Bozeman punted on its rst three possessions, but caught a break when it recovered a fumbled pitch at its 38. Bozeman went 62 yards for the opening score on a drive aided by a late hit penalty. Daniel Taylor had two carries for 34 yards to set up a 1-yard dive by Martinez to open the scoring early in the second quarter. A penalty for an ineligible receiver down eld stunted the Tiger Sharks ensuing drive. They had moved as deep as the Bozeman 33 on the strength of a 36-yard halfback pass from Davis to Troy Williams. PSJ went backward 15 yards and was forced to punt. Kris Kenney fumbled away the Bucks next possession two plays later and PSJ drove to the 13 before turning the ball over on downs. Bozeman capitalized when Martinez found Elmore at the Bozeman 45. Elmore cut inside past a defender and nished off a 72-yard connection for a 14-0 Bozeman halftime lead. Gannon said playing against a potential playoff team, and more of them in the future, will help toughen PSJ. We learned we have to be more physical through a whole game, he said. And we need to cut down the mental mistakes. Port St. Joe is off next week. Bozeman hosts Vernon. ANDREW P JOHNSON | The News Herald Port St. Joe Quarterback Ramello Zaccarro (7) hands the ball off to Jarkice Davis (1) against Bozeman during their matchup Friday at Bozeman High School. Bucks trump Tiger Sharks Bozemans Kris Kenney (11) and Chandler Burkett (19) and Port St. Joes Natron Lee ( 8) and Marcell Johnson (68) leap for a loose ball.

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Local A8 | The Star Thursday, September 13, 2012 He was teaching ROTC he is in charge of Port St. Joes NROTC program at a school in New York, four miles as the crow flies from the nancial district of Manhattan and the Twin Towers. He recalls the rst phone call reporting a small plane ying into one tower and the roar overhead as the second plane ew past, 100 feet above the ground, using the schools steeple as a directional marker. Jarosz recalls stepping outside the schools front door to see the billowing smoke on the horizon, as he watched the towers consumed. He remembers the photos he took of that sunny day turned dark, photos he rarely has the ability to look at. Jarosz recalls the loss of cell phone service, the children evacuated from Manhattan to his school, unable to tell parents of their safety for more than 18 hours. He remembers the night in a school on lockdown, the carnival atmosphere that likely helped all cope with the tragedy that surrounded their school. Two students lost parents. Jarosz attended seven funerals of friends in the days after the attack. The last person found alive in the rubble, Jarosz knew by name and by the number of hours over 27 the person kept the faith until help arrived. Jarosz also remembers the tales from Ground Zero of the people trapped in the rubble, tapping their life to rescuers who ultimately would be unable to save them. In the aftermath of the attack, Jarosz and his school become something of a hub for those working to clean up the carnage. I made more egg omelets than I can ever remember making in my life, Jarosz said. For months, for people coming back and forth from Ground Zero. Marty Jarosz remembers, and that made Tuesday in Port St. Joe all the more poignant. Robert C. Bruner Attorney Personal & Business Bankruptcy Over 30 Years Legal Experience 850-670-3030 bankruptcy relief under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information 9454 HWY 98 BEACON HILL AT T H E MEXICO BEAC H C ITY L I M ITS (850) 647-8310 9454 HWY 98 BEACON HILL AT T H E 9454 HWY 98 BEACON HILL AT T H E GREAT SELECTION OF ALL YOUR F AVORITE BEER, WINE & SPIRIT S KARAO K E & DJ IN THE CROWS N EST O N THE POO P DE CK T YL ER BU SH SE P T 13 TH HO LLY A DK INS & LUK E A BB E Y SE P T 20TH & 27TH J I MMY CU RR Y O C T 4 TH & 11 TH C O M E EN J O Y THE S U NSET R andy S tark with A rt Long on S ax O n the Poop Deck S UPCO M ING EVENTS SATURDAY, SEPT 15TH FOR O NE N IGHT O N LY Bobby Kennedy & Michelle Milligan Prompt Dependable Same Day Service 8292440 OPEN HOUSE at 112 Westcott Circle, Port St. Joe Two Days Only Sept. 13 T H and Sept. 14 T H from Noon until 7PM S HOP F O R C H RI S T M A S Whether youre looking for a little extra money or a full time career. Youre looking for SCENTSY! Scentsy is safer than traditional candles! Using a beautiful ceramic warmer, a low wattage light bulb and over 80 wonderful scents, you can transform your house into a fabulous smelling home! My team is growing rapidly but we still have plenty of room for more enthusiastic people. Ty Robinson 850.229.2679 www.tyrobinson.scentsy.us Become an Independent Scentsy Consultant Today! Check out my website or give me a call! My team is growing rapidly but we still have plenty of room for more enthusiastic people. CHANGED from page A1

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COMMUNITY www.starfl.com B Page 1 Section Saving Cape San Blas Lighthouse gains urgency By TIM CROFT 227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@star .com The Board of County Commissioners, at the urging of the Coastal Community Association, weighed in on the effort to save the Cape San Blas Lighthouse during the BOCC regular bi-monthly meeting Tuesday. CCA President Pat Hardman said she was there at the request of several interested parties to see a committee formed to examine all the options pertaining to saving the lighthouse. After Tropical Storm Isaac raised havoc two weeks ago, the lighthouse and keepers quarters on the grounds are on the verge of becoming an articial reef in the bottom of the ocean, Hardman said. It has reached critical mass out there, Hardman said. This lighthouse is historic. And it is one of only two lighthouses in Florida that has the original lens. Hardman asked the BOCC to form a committee to consider short-term and long-term options, from saving the lighthouse to maintaining in the long term. The land is Air Force property, but the Air Force has moved ahead with required paperwork to abandon the property. According to county planner David Richardson, a letter received from the Air Force indicated the lighthouse was on their radar, and DAR promotes Constitution Week in county Star Staff Report We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, Insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish the Constitution for the United States of America. The Constitution stated that the new government could come into being when any nine of the 13 states adopted it. In addition, the delegates recommended that state conventions be held to debate and vote on whether or not to accept the Constitution as the new law of the land. The following men were the seven key gures in the shaping of the new nation: John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and George Washington. These men all played pivotal roles and served in a variety of capacities to help win American freedom and establish a new nation. Though there are many other founding fathers in our nations history, the story of our nation would be incomplete without noting the accomplishments of these seven. TDC wins The Henry, one Silver Flagler Star Staff Report The Gulf County Tourist Development Council was awarded The Henry for its Tourism EXPO Event in the category of Tourism Advocacy at the 2012 Flagler Awards, held Sept. 5-7, at SeaWorld during the Florida Governors Conference on Tourism. This is the highest honor we could win, said Jennifer Jenkins, executive director of the Gulf County Tourist Development Council. This is a big win for Gulf County and much deserved. Additionally, Gulf County TDC received a Silver Flagler by Visit Florida for its Gulf County Discovery Guide. In February 2011, the Gulf County TDC created the Tourism EXPO and Customer Service Training event, with support from the Gulf Coast Workforce Board, to help local tourism operators better understand and promote Gulf Countys unique assets. With growing awareness as a family-friendly vacation alternative to the busier beaches to its west, the primary purpose of the event was to educate local businesses, reservationists and staff members about what there is to do in the area and what to say when they get the, So, what is there to do around there? question. Additionally, the workshop had a preseason viewing of the 2011 TDC marketing campaign and an entertaining presentation on phone etiquette and customer service tips by Lori Lupino of Gulf Coast State College. The rst-ofits-kind event drew more than 150 participants and was held in the Centennial Building before the start of the 2011 spring season. Also presented to Gulf County at the Governors Conference was a Silver Flagler Award in the category of promotional materials for their Guide to Discovering Gulf County & Old Florida. The guide is the ultimate resource for tourists visiting Gulf County with 68 pages of outstanding photography, events, business listings and maps. Florida Welcome Center and Panama City Airport of cials had reported the brochure to be one of their most popular, with difculty keeping the racks full. Flagler Awards were presented in 17 categories with the majority of them going to The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Free food stamp training program to be Friday Star Staff Report Royal American Management, a service provider for the Gulf Coast Workforce Board, will have a free workshop on the Food Stamp Employment and Training program at 10 a.m. ET Friday, Sept. 14, in the WIG/CRC Building, 401 Peters St. in Port St. Joe. This program could be very bene cial to those who are struggling nancially in our community, said Julie Torres, FSET director. Ultimately our goal is to help place individuals into good jobs by providing a variety of free employment and training services. The workshop will cover important information about the FSET program and how individuals can participate. Services offered by FSET include career counseling and guidance, nancial assistance for short-term training (GED, CNA and computer classes), employability skills training, monthly gas reimbursements and job placement assistance. The program also can help cover other job-related expenses such as child care. The FSET program is a voluntary and free program for anyone receiving food stamp assistance. To qualify, individuals must live in the Bay, Gulf and Franklin counties. For more information or to register for the workshop, call Torres at 7673212, ext. 156. SPECIAL TO THE STAR Catherine Noel, left, and Jack Kerigan from Kerigan Marketing Associates and Gulf County Tourist Development Director Jennifer Jenkins accepted two major awards at the governors conference on tourism. Gulf tourism takes highest honor we could win See DAR B5 See TOURISM B5 DEBBIE HOOPER | joebay.com Flood waters crept increasingly closer to the Cape San Blas Lighthouse after Tropical Storm Isaac blew through the area. IT WILL BE GONE It has reached critical mass out there. This lighthouse is historic. And it is one of only two lighthouses in Florida that has the original lens. Pat Hardman president, Coastal Community Association IF WE WAIT FOR THE NEXT THING TO HAPPEN See LIGHTHOUSE B5 Thursday, September 13, 2012

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B2 | The Star Thursday, September 13, 2012 Special to The Star NAI TALCOR is proud to announce its expansion into the Northwest Florida real estate market. This growth will allow NAI TALCOR, formally known as TALCOR Commercial Real Estate Services Inc., to broaden its services to new and existing customers while ensuring the same dedication they have had in the past. Joining the NAI team are principals Brent Faison and Patrick Jones, who will be overseeing business operations from Franklin County westward as part of the NAI TALCOR West Florida Division. Jones is responsible for management of the Panama City and Port St. Joe of ces. He specializes in corporate services real estate, focused on developing asset evaluation, management and disposition strategies for corporate clients. Before joining NAI TALCOR, he served as managing broker for North Florida Land & Capital and as a quantitative risk management analyst for a Top 50 banking corporation. He is active in the community serving as vice chairman of the Port St. Joe Port Authority, chairman of the Port St. Joe Redevelopment Agency, former chairman of the Gulf County Planning and Development Review Board and former Gulf County Economic Development Committee commissioner. Faison has 15 years experience in commercial real estate with a focus on brokerage and asset management in the northern Gulf Coast region. He received a degree in economics from the University of Georgia and is licensed to practice real estate in Florida and Georgia. Brent and his family reside in Bay County. NAI TALCOR has ofces in Port St Joe, Panama City and Tallahassee. The companys team of 55 professionals handles the sales and leasing of more than 250 properties and manages more than 4.5 million square feet of of ce, retail and industrial space. Its acreage division continues to expand, representing local, regional and national clients throughout North Florida, South Georgia and South Alabama. NAI Global was founded in 1978 as one of the industrys rst commercial real estate networks. Today NAI Global is one of the largest commercial real estate service providers worldwide. NAI Global manages a network of 350 of ces and 5,000 agents in 55 countries. NAI professionals complete more than $40 billion in commercial real estate transactions annually. NAI rms are independently owned and operated, providing local market knowledge and insight you only get from a rm with deep connections in the local community. NAI Global is the worlds only managed network of real estate rms. OF THE WEEK PET St. Joseph Bay Humane Society We still have plenty of kittens for you to choose from. Come by and visit them. Any one of them would make a great addition to your family. All hae been socialized with kids, adults and even dogs. I am sure that you can find the purrfect cat or kitten at SJBHS. WE ARE IN NEED OF VOLUNTEERS TO HELP WITH SOME GENERAL MAINTANCE, CLEANING, PAINTING ECT VOLUNTEERS ARE ALSO NEEDED FOR PET SOCIALIZATION AND FOSTER HOMES. SCHOOL CREDIT AVAILABLE TO QUALIFIED STUDENTS. Please do not hesitate to email townsend.hsdirector@gmail.com or adoptbaystjoe@gmail.com or call the St. Joseph Bay Humane Society at 850-227-1103 and ask for Melody or Debbie! Online applications are available at www.sjbhumanesociety.org Adoption fees include our cost of spay/neuter and current vaccinations. We are now proud partners with www.petsforpatriots.org Our hours for the shelter are Tuesday-Saturday from 10 am-4 pm! Our shelter location is 1007 Tenth Street in Port St. Joe! IF YOU ARE MISSING A PET, PLEASE CHECK WITH US! Follow us on Facebook: St. Joseph Bay Humane Society $5.00 donation Hotdog Chips & Drink (Limit 2 dogs per donation) (850) 227-9393 (Pd.Pol.Ad.) Society Jackson is 3 Jackson Davis Cherry turned 3 on Sunday, July 15. He celebrated by having a Mickey Mouse party with family. Jacksons parents are Kevin and Stephanie Cherry. Jacksons sisters are Brooke and Caroline Hysmith and Jackson has a brother Cameron Cherry. Grandparents are Terry and Debra Watson, Eric and Carol Mann and Ronnie Cherry. Happy Birthday Tommy and Rylan Fortune!! We Love You Both Very Much!! Love, Kari, Nena, Zinny, Bailey, Taylor, Bubba and Marissa Lisa Estes, John Deeson to wed Lisa T. Estes and John F. Deeson have announced they will be married at 4 p.m. ET Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at Beacon Hill on the Beach. Lisa and John are both currently employed at Durens Piggly Wiggly and reside in Port St Joe. No invitations are being sent. All friends and relatives are invited to come and share in this special occasion. Should there be inclement weather, the ceremony will be held at Family Life Church, 323 Reid Ave, Port St Joe. The fellowship/reception will follow at the covered picnic area behind the Centennial Building, Allen Memorial Way, Port St Joe. Star Staff Report The Charles Whitehead Public Library in Wewahitchka will host a class on learning how to download free eBooks to your Kindle, Nook, iPad or other device from 1-2:30 p.m. CT Sept. 25 in the library meeting room. Class size is limited, so please register at 639-2419. The Charles Whitehead Public Library is at 314 N. Second St. in Wewahitchka. Brooke is 13! Katelyn Brooke Hysmith turned 13 on Monday, Sept. 3. She celebrated by having a zebra-themed party with family and friends. We love you, Mom, Kevin, Caroline, Jackson and Cameron Miles Allen Butler turns 10 Miles Allen Butler turned 10 years old on Sept. 9. Miles is the son of Rhett and Brittnie Butler of Howard Creek. He is the big brother of Rilan and Parker Butler. He is the grandson of Dit and Debbie Butler of St. Joe Beach, Sandy Watson of Howard Creek and Allen Parker of Jonesboro, Ga. Happy birthday. TALCOR expands west, changes name Engagement Caroline is 8 Caroline Braylee Hysmith turned 8 on Wednesday, July 18. She celebrated by having a cupcake-themed party with family. We love you, Mom, Kevin, Brooke, Jackson and Cameron Learn about free eBooks

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The Star| B3 Thursday, September 13, 2012 Becky Hare Piano/Keyboard Instructor Piano Lessons Lessons in your home for you convenience!!! 850-899-1827 TANNING, WAXING, EAR PI E RCING, F E A T H E RS, FASHION EX TE NSIONS & U P DOS. Welcomes Lindsay S treet Walk-ins Welcome WEDNESDAY NIGHT All You Can Eat Fish..... $13.95 THURSDAY NIGHT All You Can Eat Shrimp $14.95 7008 Hwy. 98 St. Joe Beach, FL 32456 (850) 647-6167 School News Special to The Star The district is moving to a new student information system, which will be a work in progress for at least two years. We apologize for the inconvenience of not being able to view student grades and attendance on a daily or weekly basis, but thus far the parent portal has been only partially open. Because this is a new system and we must at all costs protect student condentiality, parents will be required to re-register for access to their childs grades and attendance. A three-step process will open the portal: rst, complete the registration form that was sent home or pick up one from the school. Second, take the form and a valid picture ID to the school to be copied for the schools les. The school will complete the form, make a copy for the parent and keep the original. Finally, go to www.gulf.k12..us, click New-FOCUS Parent Portal Registration and complete the required information. The school will need at least 48 hours to allow access. Parents who have more than one child in the system will only need to complete one form per school, not a form for each child. For more information, contact your childs school guidance counselor or the front ofce. Special to The Star Faith Christian School proudly welcomes Mr. Matthew White to our teaching staff. Mr. Matthew teaches Spanish to grades K3 through eighth and is excited about what the students are learning. In his class, students enjoy learning a new language through games, songs and activities of all kinds. Mr. Matthew is the worship pastor of Long Avenue Baptist Church but serves at FCS on Fridays. Matthew is a native of Port St. Joe. He and his wife, Sarah, have two daughters, one of whom is a K4 student at FCS. Special to The Star School district offers adult programs Gulf School District is excited to announce that it is offering day and night adult programs in Port St. Joe and Wewahitchka. Programs provide two options: credit earning for a standard diploma or GED preparation for students who want to take the GED. Though the district is not a GED testing site, students may take the test in Bay County or Franklin County through their adult programs. Hours for both adult schools are 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 5-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. These hours give students the opportunity to participate 38.5 hours each week. Because the programs operate on an open enrollment policy, students may enroll at any time during the school year. There is a $28.50 fee per semester, which was mandated by the 2011 Legislature, so students are encouraged to enroll early in the semester to get the maximum instructional time. For more information, call Melody Nelson in Port St. Joe at 227-1744 and Billy Hoover in Wewahitchka at 639-9292. GCSC to host annual College Night PA N AMA CITY Gulf Coast State College is hosting its annual College Night from 6-8 p.m. CT today, Sept. 13, in the Student Union East Conference Center. The event brings representatives from more than 50 colleges and universities together in one location at one time. College Night is aimed at current GCSC students, local high school students and their parents, and others in the community who are thinking about coming back to school or attending college for the rst time. Information about degrees, programs, careers and nancial aid will be available. College Night is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Brittney Simmons at bsimmons@gulfcoast.edu or 913-2902. PSJHS Class of reunion The Port St. Joe High School Class of 1972 is planning a reunion for 4 p.m. Oct. 6 at Triple Tails Oyster Bar and Grill. Cost is $20 per person, which includes buffet, beverage and gratuity. Make your plans to be there. For more information, visit www.psj72.com. By TIM CROFT 227-7827 | @PSJ_Star tcroft@star.com A no muss, no fuss continuing education. That is what Gulf Coast State College at its Gulf/Franklin Center will be offering in the coming weeks as Education Encore returns for another year. Education Encore offers noncredit enrichment classes for adults on a variety of topics. We have a saying, you are never too old to learn, said Jim Barr, coordinator of Education Encore. There are no tests, no grades, no stress, just fun. Registration for Education Encore begins at 1 p.m. ET Sept. 19 in Building A, Room 101, at the Gulf/Franklin Center. Registration is rst-come, rst-served. Classes will be held on six consecutive Wednesdays, Sept. 26 through Oct. 31. Classes are being offered in three morning time periods, from 8:30 a.m. to noon, making it possible for a student to take three classes during this years Encore. The goal of Education Encore, Barr said, is to provide a learning environment that is fun, lively and offers diversity, insight and wisdom in which adults explore new ideas. If you have been to college, this is an opportunity to relive the college experience, Barr said. If you have not attended college, this is an opportunity to live it. Just as exercising the body keeps one physically t, exercising the mind keeps one mentally t, he said. The courses offered at the Gulf/Franklin Center include basic computer skills, digital camera, drawing, writing, chair yoga, marine biology, Dare to Repair, acrylic painting and conversational Spanish, among others. The fee for participants is $66 for the six-week program, which includes three classes on each of the six Wednesdays. To browse the selection of classes offered, visit the website at www.gulfcoast. edu/EducationEncore, or for more information call 872-3823 or email jbarr@ gulfcoast.edu. Dont miss this great opportunity to continue your education or pursue a longtime interest. You are never too old to learn. Education Encore returns to Gulf/Franklin Center DAZZLING DOLPHINSS P E C IA L T O TH E STAR Port St. Joe Elementary Schools Dazzling Dolphins are, front row, Brianna Baker, Boston McGhee, Samantha Childers and back row, Jasmin Hayes, Sara Whiteld, Chasity Finch, Dane Mallon.T IM CR O FT | The Star Education Encore, offering an array of noncredit classes for adults, begins at the Gulf/Franklin Center in the coming weeks. The Lions Tale MATTHEW WHITE District moving to new student information system Education BRIEFS

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FAITH Page B4 www.starfl.com Jerry Arhelger, SOUTHERLAND FAMILY FUNERAL HOME 507 10th Street Port St. Joe (850) 229-8111 TO KNOW CHRIS T AND T O MAKE H I M K NOWN ST. JAME S E PI S COPAL C HURCH 800 22ND STREET, P ORT ST. JOE 8:00 and 11:00 a.m. (EST) Sunday School 9:45 www.stjamesepiscopalchurch.org Come worship with us! Rector Father Tommy Dwyer St. Peters Church, ACC (Traditional Services 1928 BCP) Morning Prayer & Holy Communion Sunday...............10:00 A.M. Community Healing Service 6:00 P.M. 4 th Thursday of Every Month The Rev. Dr. D. Pete Windham, Priest The Rev Lou Little, Deacon Services Temporarily at Senior Citizens Center, 120 Library Drive An Unchanging Faith In A Changing World Morning Prayer & Holy Communion Sunday...............10:00 A.M. The Rev. Lou Little, Priest Services Temporarily at Senior Citizens Center, 120 Library Drive An Unchanging Faith In A Changing World COMFORTER FUNERAL HOME W. P. Rocky Comforter L.F.D. (850) 227-1818 www.faithchristianpsj.net (850) 229-6707 9:45 10:30 10:45 6:00 Our Church can be your home First Church of the Nazarene 2420 Long Avenue Port St. Joe, Florida 32456 (850) 229-9596 Give unto the Lord the glory due His name, worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness. Psalm 29:2 Sunday School ............................ 10 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship ........... 11 a.m. Sunday Evening Worship .............. 6 p.m. Wednesday Evening Service ....... 7 p.m. A Spirit Filled Outreach Oriented Word of Faith Church HOME OF T H E POWER H OUSE YOUT H M INISTRIES Pastors Andrew & Cathy R utherford W elcome you to worship with us: S unday 10:30am S unday N ight Prayer 6pm W ednesday 7pm www.familylifechurch.net 323 R eid Ave ~ Downtown Port S t. Joe, F L ~ 850-229-5433 TOUCHING LIVES WITH THE LOVE OF JESUS 6pm Deborah Tuttle Wednesday: Children: 6:15 p.m. ET Youth: 6:15 p.m. ET Choir: 7:00 p.m. ET First Baptist Church 102 THIRD STREET PORT ST. JOE Buddy Caswell, Minister of Music & Education Bobby Alexander, Minister to Students New Service Schedule for First Baptist Church Sunday School & Worship Service .................. 9:00 am Sunday School & Worship Service ................. 10:30 am Sunday Evening Adult Bible Study ................. 6:00 pm Wednesday Night Supper .......................... 5:30 pm Wednesday Night Adult Prayer Meeting ............. 6:30 pm Wednesday Night Children's Ministry activities ....... 6:30 pm Wednesday Night Youth Ministry activities ........... 6:30 pm www.fbcpsj.org Wednesday Night Youth Ministry activities www.fbcpsj.org Jeff Pinder Pastor Sunday Sunday School ............. 9:00 am Worship Service ............ 10:30 am Youth Groups ............... 5:30 pm New Service Schedule for First Baptist Church Sunday School & Worship Service .................. 9:00 am Wednesday Dinner.5:00 6:00 pm AWANA.6:00 7:30 pm Surrender Student Ministry6:15 7:30 pm Prayer/Bible Study.6:30 7:30 pm Read the Bible for Life Class6:15 7:30 pm Nursery..6:00 7:30 pm SUNDAY : WOR S HIP AT SUN S ET P ARK 8 AM 10:30 AM ON THE 2ND SUNDAY OF THE MONTH SUNDAY: BI B LE CLA SS 9:30 AM SATURDAY : COFFEE T IME 9 11 AM M ONDAY : L IFE T REE CAF 7 PM W EDNE S DAY : MEN S B I B LE S TUDY 8 AM & WOMEN S BI B LE STUDY 5 PM 1602 Hwy 98, Mexico Beach, FL (850) 890.1424 www.livingwateratthebeach.com Mrs. Tisha Lee DunnBell was born to Reuben and Mattie L. Dunn on March 8, 1924, in Orange Hill, Fla. After a long and well spent life, she departed this life on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, at Glencove Nursing Home. She attended school at the Brown School in Orange Hill, Fla., also A.D. Harris in Panama City, and received her high school diploma from George Washington High. She also was a musician and played for the choir of Mount Carmel Baptist Church for many years. She was a dispatcher for the city police department of Port St. Joe and a school guard at Port St. Joe High. She was married to the late John Henry Bell, Sr., and they were blessed with six beautiful children and her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Reuben and Mattie Dunn; her daughter, Carla BellGarland; one son, John A. Bell; her sisters, Ruby Katherine, Jenicey Ethel, Alice; one brother, Buddy; and one grandson, Clyde Garland Jr. To cherish your memories, children Carla Garland (deceased), Clarence Bell, Pensacola Fla., Bonnie Bell (Sandra), Kenneth Bell (Maxine), Pensacola, John A Bell (deceased), Patricia Hanible (Jerome) Orlando; grandchildren, Clyde Garland, Jr. (deceased), Anita Willams (Dennis), Latanya Nichols (Willie, Bonnie Brasson (Quince), Deon Garland, Michael Garland all of Orlando, Xenxes Love, Michael Love (Renee) of Virginia, Tracey Evan (Charles) of Atlanta, Ga., Veronica Turner (Danny) of Atlanta, Carla Bell of Panama City, Naomi Russell of Panama City, Tahree Bell (DeFuniak), Leonard Bell of Atlanta, Ga.; and a host of great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. The funeral service was held 11 a.m. ET Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, at the Church of God in Christ with interment following in Forest Hill Cemetery. All services were under the direction of the Comforter Funeral Home. Tisha Lee Dunn-Bell Ronald J. Isbell, 63, of Kings Mountain, N.C., died Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, at home. He was born May 31, 1949, in Terre Haute, Ind., to Charles and Fern Isbell and was raised on farms in eastern Illinois. A 1967 graduate of Hutsonville (Ill.) High School, he began his journalism career as a correspondent for The Robinson Daily News while still in high school. He graduated from Eastern Illinois University in 1971 with a degree in political science and a minor in journalism. He served as an editor of two newspapers before buying his rst newspaper, The Casey (Ill.) Daily Reporter. His company grew to include newspapers in Marshall, Oakland, Neoga, Greenup (Ill.), Knightstown, New Castle, Edinburgh and Bicknell (Ind.) and eventually Quincy. He also managed newspapers in Christiansburg, Blacksburg and Radford, Va., and Crawfordville and Port St. Joe. He was the publisher and half owner of The Kings Mountain Herald, Cherryville Eagle and Banner News in North Carolina at the time of his death. He also was a newspaper consultant. He was an active member of the Kings Mountain Rotary Club and had formerly been a member of Rotary Clubs in Casey, Ill., Blacksburg, Va., Crawfordville and Port St. Joe. He was also a member of the board of Mountaineer Partnership and of the Kings Mountain Advisory Committee of the Cleveland County Chamber of Commerce. An avid motorcyclist and camper, he and his wife, Wendy, traveled much of the United States, combining those two passions. He is survived by his wife, Wendy, of Kings Mountain, N.C.; parents, Charles and Fern Isbell of Marshall, Ill.; sons and stepchildren Trevor Isbell of Maryville, Tenn., Jason Isbell of Bedford, Ind., Erin Cummins and Traci Moore of Martinsville, Ill., and Wayne Conner of Kings Mountain; two brothers, John of Woodstock, Ill., and Chris of Lena, Ill.; a sister, Kim Bass of Henderson, Nev.; two grandsons, Bryton Moore and Eli Cummins; three granddaughters, Brette Cummins, Jordyn Scott and Hannah Moore; one nephew; and four nieces. Funeral services will be held Friday, Sept. 14, at 10:30 a.m. at PrustHosch Funeral Home in West Union, Ill.. In lieu of owers, contributions to The Green Banana Project Ltd., P.O. Box 1552, Kings Mountain, NC 28086; or Hospice Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights, Shelby, NC 28150; or your choice would be appreciated. Ron Isbell RON ISBELL William Hubert Bill Lindsey, SR, USAF M/Sgt. Ret, was born at Sumatra, Fla., at the home of his maternal grandparents on March 10, 1929, the son of Melvin and Ludy May Hill Lindsey. He died in Tallahassee on Sept. 3, 2012, with his beloved wife of 60 years, Anne, by his side. After graduating from Carrabelle High School as salutatorian in 1947, Bill, also known locally as Hubert, enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps, which later became the U.S. Air Force. His 27 years of active duty before retirement included a year of wartime service in Vietnam. Mr. Lindsey was a member of the Carrabelle United Methodist Church for many years and served as both nancial secretary and treasurer. At the time of his passing, he was a member of the Carrabelle Episcopal Church of the Ascension and served as an usher. In addition to his wife, Anne, he is survived by their two children, Linda Key (and husband, Bill) of OFallon, Ill., and William H. Lindsey, JR (and wife, Barbara) of Houston, Texas; six grandchildren, Charles and Virginia Key of Illinois, and Michael, Elizabeth, Kaitlyn and Megan Lindsey of Texas; as well as four great grandchildren, Danny, Will and Malcom Key and Reid Stabiler; three brothers, Melvin Louis (wife, Ida Belle) of Port St. Joe, Fred of Sumatra and John G. (wife, Sandra) of Blountstown; six nieces; and eight nephews. Services to be held at a later date. Kelley Funeral Home, 149 Avenue H, Apalachicola, 653-2208, is handling all arrangements. Williams Hubert Bill Lindsey Terry Dykes, 56, of Port St. Joe, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. He loved life, shing, gardening, his children and his mother. Survivors include his mother, Jewel Dykes of Port Saint Joe; two sons, Destin Dykes and wife, Summer, of Highland View, and Bill Brown and wife, Debra, of Dalkeith; three daughters, Julie Dykes of Youngstown, Emily Gardner of Tallahassee and Angel Nelson of Chattanooga, Tenn.; 10 grandchildren; his brothers and sisters, Diane Watson and husband, Raymond, of Altha, Gene Dykes and wife, Kay, of Highland View, Debra Stallings and husband, Spike, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., Peggy Harris and husband, Scott, of Panama City; a special aunt, Bessie Goff and son Gene of Highland View; his uncle Josh Dykes of Apalachicola; and many cousins, nieces and nephews. The funeral service was held at 11 a.m. ET Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, at the graveside in Holly Hill Cemetery. Interment will follow. Those who wish may make donations to his mother, Jewel Dykes. Services were provided by Comforter Funeral Home. Terry Dykes Mrs. Joan E. (Lee) Tharpe Melvin, age 62, of Blountstown, Fla., passed away Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, in Blountstown. Joan was born on March 10, 1950, in Port St. Joe, Fla., and had lived in Blountstown for the past 10 years, coming from Wewahitchka, Fla. She was retired from the Jackson County School System as a nutritionist. Joan was a 1968 graduate of Port St. Joe High School and was preceded in death by her father, John David Lee, Sr. and a son, Clifford John (Trey) Tharpe III. Survivors include husband, Frank Melvin, of Blountstown, Fla.; mother, Jeanette Lee of Port St. Joe, Fla.; son, Jeffery Wade Tharpe of Grand Ridge, Fla.; daughter, Laura Jill Bailey and husband, Tim, of Clarksville, Fla.; brother, John David Lee, Jr. and wife, Peggy, of Grand Ridge, Fla.; sister, Marieta Ann Simmons and her husband, Paul, of Pensacola, Fla.; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. CT Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Glen Davis and Chaplain Gino Mayo of ciating. Interment followed in Shady Grove Cemetery in Grand Ridge, Fla. The family received friends from 1 p.m. CT until service time at 2 p.m. CT Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown. All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown. Joan E. (Lee) Tharpe Melvin OBITUARIES Thursday, September 13, 2012 This business invites you to visit the church of your choice this week. SUBMIT AN OBITUARY To submit obituaries or sign a guest book, visit www.star .com.

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Local The Star| B5 Thursday, September 13, 2012 PUBLIC NOTICE A Public Hearing will be held at the Planning and Development Review Board (PDRB) meeting on Monday, September 17 2012 at 8:45 a.m. EST, and at the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. EST. Both public hearings will be held in the BOCC Meeting Room at the Robert M. Moore Administration Building, 1000 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida. The public hearings will be to discuss and act on the following: 1. Variance Application Hinds & Ivey Parcel ID # 03798-660R & 03798-662RLocated in Section 31, Township 6 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida encroachment into road setback for elevated deck. 2. Development Policy, Ordinances, Comprehensive Plan and LDR Revisions Occupational License Comp Plan GOPs Construction without permit penalties and Additional development & planning issues 3. Public and Open Discussion The public is encouraged to attend and be heard on these matters. Information prior to the meeting can be viewed at the Planning Department at 1000 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd., Room 311. (2012.88) Trades & Services 227-7847 GET YOUR AD IN Services C A LL T ODAY! G ET YOUR AD IN C A LL TODAY 227-7847 Dri Brite Brite Brite Brite Brite 850-229-9663 15 Years of Service! 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Named for Henry Flagler, the Flagler Awards were established in 2000 to recognize outstanding tourism marketing and the individuals and organizations that help position Florida as the top travel destination in the world. Working independently, a panel of ve judges evaluated the creativity, innovation, production quality and effectiveness of each entry. Based on the judges cumulative scores, awards are presented to the top three entries in each category: the Bronze Award for the third highest scoring entry, the Silver Award for the second highest scoring entry and for the highest scoring entry in each category, the Henry Award. More information and a complete list of winners is available at www.visit oridablog.org/p=4765. Jenkins accepted the awards during the conference along with the Kerigan Marketing team. Kerigan Marketing Associates Inc., of Port St. Joe, completed each of Gulf County TDCs winning entries while serving as agency of record. A PATRIOTIC ANCESTRY Above, Master Carter Costin, 6, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Costin and grandson of Mrs. Ashley (Sylvia) Costin, represents the St. Joseph Bay Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, for Constitution Week, which is Sept. 17-23. He is dressed in colonial attire like his ninth great-grandfather, Job Callaway, of North Carolina. Carters great-great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. R.A. Costin, were early pioneers of Port St. Joe who settled here in 1909. Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Costin Sr. were his great-grandparents. On Carters maternal side are his great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Knox and grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Greg Knox. Carter is also related to Port St. Joe Mayor Mel Magidson and City Attorney Tom Gibson. The St. Joseph Bay Chapter National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution promotes Constitution Week, beginning Monday, Sept. 17 through Sept. 23. Our Constitution, the cornerstone of our freedoms was written to protect every American from the abuse of power by government. Let us celebrate this week, resolving to be better informed and responsible citizens. In 1955, the Daughters petitioned Congress to set aside Sept. 17-23 annually to be dedicated for the observance of Constitution Week. The resolution was later adopted by the U.S. Congress into Public Law No. 915 on Aug. 2, 1956, by President Dwight D. Eisenhower. The United States Constitution has endured longer than any other constitution in the world and has been used by many other countries as a model for drafting their own constitutions. The aims of the celebration are to emphasize the citizens responsibility for protecting and defending the Constitution, preserving it for posterity; inform the people that the Constitution is the basis for Americas great heritage and the foundation for our way of life; and encourage the study of historical events that led to the framing of the Constitution in September 1787. To live under the American Constitution is the greatest political privilege that was ever accorded the human race, said the late President Calvin Coolidge. The Constitution of the United States was created by the people of the United States composing the respective states, who alone had the right, said the late President James Madison. Fly your ag with pride during Constitution Week, Sept. 17-23. LIGHTHOUSE from page B1 the military was examining a possible temporary location. Hardman wondered if it was possible for rip-rap to be placed in front of the coast as was done around the Stump Hole area of County 30-E or some other kind of reinforcement. It can be saved, but if we wait for the next thing to happen, it will be gone, Hardman said. Yeager said several parties, including the St. Joseph Historical Society, the Port St. Joe Redevelopment Agency and the city of Port St. Joe, were considering funding sources and potential grants to move the lighthouse to the city. The Historical Society is undertaking a fundraising drive to raise some $300,000 needed for relocation. To date, just under $40,000 has been raised. County Administrator Don Butler said though the Air Force owns the lighthouse and grounds and the Coast Guard owns the lighthouse lens, two state historical preservation grants of some $700,000 total had been awarded to refurbish the lighthouse, keepers quarters and grounds, and those grants are also a factor the county must consider. Hardman suggested Salinas Park might be an alternative, but she emphasized that local of cials need to get their hands around the precise costs and options in saving the lighthouse. It needs to be immediate, but it needs to be in partnering with the city, said Commissioner Bill Williams, who said he also favors a Salinas Park relocation. It makes sense for the city to communicate with us on this as partners. SPECIAL TO THE STAR Mark Costin and his grandmother Mrs. Ashley (Sylvia) Costin are joined by Port St. Joe Mayor Mel Magidson in proclaiming next week Constitution Week. DEBBIE HOOPER | joebay.com Waters crept closer to the Cape San Blas Lighthouse after Tropical Storm Isaac blew through the area. TOURISM from page B1 DAR from page B1

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B6| The Star Thursday, September 13, 2012 CLASSIFIEDS ToPlace Your Classified ad inCall Our New Numbers Now!Call: 850-747-5020 Toll Free: 800-345-8688 Fax: 850-747-5044 Email: thestar@pcnh.com thetimes@pcnh.com theAPALACHICOLA & CARRABELLETIMES CALLOURNEWNUMBERSNOW CALLOURNEWNUMBERSNOW 89441S NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE BY CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Rebecca L. Norris, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Gulf County, Florida, will on the 20th day of September, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time, in the lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil Costin Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida 32456, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, offer for sale, and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder, the following described real and personal property situated in Gulf County and Bay County, Florida: Real Property See Exhibit A (Gulf County, Florida) and Exhibit B (Bay County, Florida). EXHIBIT A In Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida PARCEL 1 That portion of Section 9, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying South and West of the Florida Power Company Right-of-Way recorded in ORB 12, Page 140. PARCEL 2 That portion of Section 15, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying West of the Florida Power Company Rightof-Way recorded in ORB 12, Page 140. PARCEL 3 That portion of Section 16, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying West of the Florida Power Company Rightof-Way recorded in ORB 12, Page 140. PARCEL 4 All of Section 17, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida. PARCEL 5 All of Section 18, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, EXCEPT that portion of the West Three-Quarters lying North of Horseshoe Creek. PARCEL 6 All of Section 19, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida. LESS AND EXCEPT: Commence at an existing six-inch by six-inch St. Joe Paper Company concrete monument marking the Northwest Corner of Section 19, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida; thence South 738.04 feet along the West line of said Section 19 to the Point of Beginning; thence continue South along said West line 4541.96 feet to the Southwest Corner of Section 19; thence N3724’16” E, 3467.13 feet to the centerline of Pleasant View Road; thence N5129’18”W, 2223.00 feet along said centerline to the beginning of a curve; thence Northwesterly along curve along said centerline concave to the North with a radius of 731.64 feet, through a central angle of 3732’20”, an arc distance of 479.36 feet; thence N8111’19”W, 101.20 feet to the Point of Beginning. PARCEL 7 All of Section 20, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida. PARCEL 8 That portion of Section 21, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying West of the Florida Power Company Rightof-Way recorded in ORB 12, Page 140. PARCEL 9 That portion of Section 28, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying West of the Florida Power Company Rightof-Way recorded in ORB 12, Page 140, LESS all that portion of Southwest Quarter lying South of existing Pleasant Rest-East Bay Road. PARCEL 10 Fractional Northeast Quarter of Southeast Quarter, LESS that portion of the Northeast Quarter of Southeast Quarter of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying South of the existing Pleasant Rest-East Bay Road. PARCEL 11 North Half of Southeast Quarter of Southwest Quarter of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida. PARCEL 12 West Half of Northwest Quarter of Southeast Quarter of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida. PARCEL 13 South Half of South Half of Northwest Quarter of Southwest Quarter of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida. PARCEL 14 Fractional-All that portion of Northwest Quarter of Southeast Quarter of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying North of existing Pleasant Rest-East Bay Road. PARCEL 15 Fractional-All that portion of Southeast Quarter of Southeast Quarter of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying North of existing Pleasant Rest-East Bay Road. PARCEL 16 Fractional Southwest Quarter of Southwest Quarter of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, LESS South Half of South Half of Southwest Quarter of Southwest Quarter. PARCEL 17 Northeast Quarter of Southwest Quarter of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida. PARCEL 18 Southwest Quarter of Southeast Quarter of Southwest Quarter, of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida. PARCEL 19 Northeast Quarter and Fractional East Half of Southeast Quarter of Section 30, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida; LESS AND EXCEPT West Half of the Northeast Quarter lying West and South of Intracoastal Canal. PARCEL 20 All that part of Northeast Quarter of Northwest Quarter and Northwest Quarter of Northeast Quarter of Section 32, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying North of Watappo Creek. In Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida PARCEL 21 All of Section 5, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida, EXCEPT that land lying North of that stream referred to as “Little Creek” and EXCEPT that land that lies East of the Northwest-Southeast road in the South Half of the Southeast Quarter. PARCEL 22 All of Section 7, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County. Florida, EXCEPT. that land lying North of “Little Creek” and EXCEPT that land lying South of County Road 386. PARCEL 23 All that part of Section 8, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County., Florida, lying North of the centerline of State Road 386, as the same now runs, EXCEPT that land lying North of “Little Creek.” PARCEL 24 A triangular parcel being 450 feet, more or less, on West boundary of Section 9, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida; 250 feet, more or less, on State Road 386 and 400 feet, more or less, on a private unpaved road that intersects State Road 386. PARCEL 25 All that part of Section 17, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying North of the centerline of State Road 386, as the same now runs. PARCEL 26 All that part of Section 18, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying North of the centerline of State Road 386, LESS AND EXCEPT that portion conveyed to St. Joseph Telephone and Telegraph Company in ORB 18, Page 235. LESS AND EXCEPT: Commence at a steel half-inch rebar (#4346) marking the Southeast Corner of Section 7, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida; thence N0112’42”W, 16.47 feet along the East line of Section 7 to the intersection with Northerly right of way line of State Road 386; thence S6015’18”W, 3173.68 feet along said Northerly right of way line to the Point of Beginning; thence continue S6015’18”W, 68.59 feet along said right of way line; thence N3427’07”W, 533.35 feet; thence S7356’19”W, 69.93 feet; thence N1427’03”W, 162.41 feet; thence N8419’20”W, 195.71 feet; thence N2703’48”W, 269.12 feet, thence N0459’21”W, 257.91 feet; thence S8035’11”W, 218.60 feet; thence N0050’32”W, 963.88 feet; thence S8731’30”E, 551.05 feet; thence S0001’11”E, 452.83 feet; thence S8403’13”E, 178.86 feet; thence S0954’40”W, 214.79 feet; thence S3212’50”W, 141.99 feet; thence S1957’00”E, 1234.90 feet to the Point of Beginning. GRANTORS HEREIN RESERVE THE RIGHT OF INGRESS AND EGRESS OVER, UPON AND ACROSS THE UNPAVED ROAD NORTHERLY THROUGH THE ABOVE EXCEPTION FOR THE NON-EXCLUSIVE USE OF THE ADJOINING OWNERS. LESS AND EXCEPT: Commence at a steel half-inch rebar (#4346) marking the Southeast Corner of Section 7, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida; thence N0112’42”W, 16.47 feet along the East line of said Section 7 to the Intersection with the Northerly right of way line of State Road 386; thence N6015’18”E, 5299.22 feet along said Northerly right of way line, to the Point of Beginning; thence continue N6015’18”E, 100.00 feet along said right of way line; thence N4152’37”W, 280.41 feet; thence N2304’19”W, 153.36 feet; thence S6752’32”W, 228.80 feet; thence S2614’02”E, 159.72 feet; thence N7009’10”E, 134.24 feet; thence S3908’54”E, 278.06 feet to the Point of Beginning. Less and Except: Parcel 1: Commence at an existing six-inch by six-inch Saint Joe Paper Company concrete monument marking the Northwest corner of Section 19, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida; thence S 0116’56” W, 5280.00 feet along the West line of said Section 19; thence N 3841’12” E, 2367.13 feet; thence run S 3526’19” E, 68.62 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence run N 3841’12” E, 1117.49 feet to the centerline of Pleasant View Road; thence S 5012’22” E, 2101.62 feet; thence S 3813’05” W, 872.13 feet to the approximate mean high water line of Wetappo Creek; thence N 7001’21” W, 200.86 feet; thence S 6913’40” W, 25.79 feet; thence N 8536’01” W, 61.40 feet; thence N 3508’27” W, 25.49 feet; thence N 4615’06” W, 108.23 feet; thence N 5555’19” W, 61.68 feet; thence N 4525’39” W, 47.67 feet; thence N 6657’33” W, 159.83 feet; thence S 8336’46” W, 59.84 feet; thence N 8553’27” W, 30.66 feet; thence S 7127’12” W, 101.70 feet; thence S 6224’15” W, 51.96 feet; thence S 5011’54” W, 77.49 feet thence S 6542’47”W, 63.53 feet; thence S 4432’58” W, 91.04 feet; thence N 3526’19” W, 1312.16 feet to the Point of Beginning and containing 56.874 acres more or less. Parcel 2: Commence at the Northwest corner of Section 19, ‘Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida; thence run S 0116’56” W along the West line of said Section 19, a distance of 5280.00 feet; thence run N 3841’ 11” E, a distance of 607.76 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence continue N 3841’12” E, a distance of 2859.37 feet to the centerline of Pleasant View Road; thence run S 5012’22” E along said centerline, a distance of 66.01 feet; thence departing said centerline run S 3841’12” W, 1117.49 feet; thence run S 3526’19” E, 1312.16 feet to the approximate mean high water line of Wetappo Creek; thence run S 4432’58” W, 91.04 feet; thence run S 2757’27” W, 54.17 feet; thence run S 5323’49” W, 235.19 feet; thence run S 4943’46” W, 66.85 feet; thence run S 6232’51” W, 54.79 feet; thence run S 5405’57” W, 109.12 feet; thence run S 6400’14” W, 84.81 feet; thence run S 5710’17” W, 308.48 feet; thence run S 7308’50” W, 45.36 feet; thence run S 6157’25” W, 50.38 feet; thence run N 6633’09” W, 51.13 feet; thence run N 8738’00” W, 104.16 feet; thence run S 7854’30” W, 101.36 feet; thence run S 8323’56” W, 224.15 feet; thence run N 7228’24” W, 49.46 feet; thence run N 4141’08” W, 63.06 feet; thence run N 1831’22” W, 134.59 feet; thence run N 3123’44” W, 56.93 feet; thence run N 4518’38” W, 360.20 feet; thence run S 1918’15” W, 47.10 feet; thence run S 6142’18” W, 34.42 feet; thence run S 1339’47” W, 45.06 feet; thence run S 2941’54” W, 41.51 feet; thence run N 4155’55” W, 64.56 feet to the Point of Beginning and containing 41.461 acres more or less. EXHIBIT B (Bay County Property) Beginning at a St. Joe Paper Company concrete monument marking the Northeast Comer of Fractional Section 24, Township 5 South, Range 12 West; thence South 0042’49” East along the East boundary line of said Section 24 for 1725.85 feet; thence South 0424’24” East for 12.52 feet to a point on the approximate mean high water line of East Bay; thence meander along said approximate mean high water line the following bearings and distances: North 8332’59” West, 192.47 feet; North 0749’38” West, 70.97 feet; North 0204’40” East, 79.50 feet North 1214’05” West, 113.21 feet; North 2510’17” West, 131.82 feet; North 4533’53” West, 134.49 feet; North 7950’26” West, 249.34 feet; South 8134’03” West 82.52 feet; North 2054’51” West, 34.97 feet; North 0849’36” East, 89.24 feet; North 0316’57” West, 206.39 feet; North 2504’48” West, 140.27 feet; North 3917’15” West, 119.95 feet; North 5541’08” West, 180.27 feet; North 4104’12” West, 72.80 feet; North 3300’29” West, 56.90 feet; North 5612’49” West, 64.34 feet; North 3610’58” West, 55.31 feet North 3202’27” West, 144.23 feet; North 2151’4” West, 71.11 feet; North 4411’10” West, 176.41 feet North 2741’ 01” West, 45.75 feet to a St. Joe Paper Company Concrete monument; thence leaving said approximate mean high water line run North 8900’09” East along the North boundary line of said Section 24 for 1386.03 feet to the Point of Beginning. Said parcel of land lying and being in Fractional Section 24, Township 5 South, Range 12 West, and having an area of 29.173 acres, more or less. Personal Property (b) All buildings, structures and improvements of every nature whatsoever now or hereafter situated on the Land and all other furnishings, furniture, fixtures, machinery, equipment, appliances, vehicles and personal property of every kind and nature whatsoever now or hereafter owned by Mortgagor and located in, on or about, or used or intended to be used with or in connection with the use, operation or enjoyment of the Property, including all extensions, additions, improvements, betterments, renewals and replacements, substitutions, or proceeds from a permitted sale of any of the foregoing, and all building materials and supplies of every kind now or hereafter placed or located on the Land (collectively the “Improvements”), all of which are hereby declared and shall be deemed to be fixtures and accessions to the Land and a part of the Property as between the parties hereto and all persons claiming by, through or under them, and which shall be deemed to be a portion of the security for the indebtedness herein described and to be secured by this Mortgage; (c) All easements, rights-of-way, strips and gores of land, vaults, streets, ways, alleys, passages, sewer rights, waters, water courses, water rights and powers, minerals, flowers, shrubs, crops, trees, timber and other emblements now or hereafter located on the Land or under or above the same or any part or parcel thereof, and all ground leases, estates, rights, titles, interests, privileges, liberties, tenements, hereditaments and appurtenances, reversions, and remainders whatsoever, in any way belonging, relating or appertaining to the Property or any part thereof, or which hereafter shall in any way belong, relate or be appurtenant thereto, whether now owned or hereafter acquired by Mortgagor; and (d) All rents, issues, profits, revenues and proceeds from any sale or other disposition of the Property, or any part thereof, from time to time accruing (including without limitation all payments under leases, ground leases or tenancies, proceeds of insurance, condemnation payments, tenant security deposits and escrow funds), and all of the estate, right, title, interest, property, possession, claim and demand whatsoever at law, as well as in equity, of Mortgagor of, in and to the same. pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure and the order resetting foreclosure sale entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is: ALABAMA AG CREDIT, FLCA, a part of the Farm Credit system and a federally chartered instrumentality of the United States of America, formerly known as FEDERAL LAND BANK ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH ALABAMA, FLCA, Plaintiff, vs. SOUTHERN FOREST LAND, INC., an Alabama corporation, GRABLE L. RICKS, JR., GRABLE L. RICKS, III, DELTA WOOD PRODUCTS, LLC, a Mississippi limited liability company, and SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER CORPORATION, a Delaware corporation, formerly known as SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER ENTERPRISES, INC., Defendants and the docket number of which is 11-142CA. 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 the clerk of the court within 60 days after the sale. In accordance with the AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, persons needing a spe89401S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO.: 23-2009-CA-000612 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. JACQUES REGISTE AND MARLAINE F. REGISTE, et al., Defendant. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HERBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated August 21, 2012 and entered in 23-2009-CA-000612 of the Circuit Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Gulf County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., is the Plaintiff and MARLAINE F. REGISTE; JACQUES REGISTE; WETAPPO PRESERVE OWNER’S ASSOCIATION, INC. are the Defendant(s). Benny Lister as the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Front Lobby 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe, FL 32456, at 11:00 AM ET on the 20th day of September, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 171, WETAPPO SUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO THE PLAT RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGES 36-42 IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GULF 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. Dated this 27th day of August, 2012. Rebecca L. Norris As Clerk of the Court BA Baxter As Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator by mail at P. O. Box 1089, Panama City, FL 32402 or by phone at (850) 747-5338 at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing impaired, please call 711. ADA Coordinator P.O. Box 1089 Panama City, FL 32402 Phone: (850) 747-5338 Fax: (850) 747-5717 Hearing Impaired: Dial 711 Email: ADARequest@ jud14.flcourts.org Submitted by: Robertson, Anschutz & Schneid, P.L. Attorneys for Plaintiff 3010 N. Military Trail Suite 300, Boca Raton, FL 33431 561-241-6901 Fax: 561-241-918 September 6, 13, 2012 89355S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 14TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 23-2009-CA-000050 PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION successor by merger to RBC BANK (USA) f/k/a RBC CENTURA BANK Plaintiff, vs. KATHRYN SHEFFIELD, ALLEN SHEFFIELD; INDIAN SUMMER HOME OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45, FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 17th day of August, 2012, and entered in Case No. 23-2009-CA-000050 of the Circuit Court in and for Gulf County, Florida, wherein PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, successor by merger to RBC BANK (USA, is the Plaintiff, and KATHRYN SHEFFIELD and ALLEN SHEFFIELD are Defendants, that the Clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder on the 20th day of September, 2012, for cash at 11:00 a.m. ET in the Courthouse Lobby of Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Boulevard, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456 to the highest bidder for cash, except as prescribed in Paragraph 6, on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure, to wit: Lot 24, Phase II, Cottages at Indian Summer, as Plat Recorded in Plat Book 4, Pages 44 and 45, in the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. (133 Cottage Lane, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456 “the Property”) 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 at Gulf County, Florida on the 24th day of August, 2012. REBECCA L. NORRIS As Clerk of the Court By: BA Baxter Deputy Clerk September 6, 13, 2012 89349S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Wells Fargo Bank OBO Tax Liens the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 483 Application No. 2012-42 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 01888-185R Description of Property: COMMENCE at a 4” square concrete monument marking the Southwest Corner of Oak Gardens, Unit II, according to the official map or plat there of recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 20, in the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida, thence North 00 Degrees 00 Minutes 43 Seconds West along the West boundary line of Oak Gardens Unit 11, 10.00 feet, for the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING, thence South 89 Degrees 05 Minutes 48 Seconds West, 64.00 feet, thence North 00 Degrees 00 Minutes 43 Seconds West, 105.00 feet, thence North 89 Degrees 05 Minutes 48 Seconds East, 64.00 feet to the West boundary line of Oak Gardens Unit 11; thence South 00 Degrees 00 Minutes 43 Seconds East along said West boundary line, 105.00 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Said parcel having an area of 0.15 acre, more or less. Name in which assessed: Taunton Development Inc. All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe Florida at 11:00 AM, E.T., Wednesday, the 3rd day of October, 2012. Dated this 27th day of August, 2012. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA BY: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk August 30, September 6, 13, 20, 2012 89207S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that NuTax 1 GP the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 1451 Application No. 2012-39 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 06248-685R Description of Property: Lot 37, of SHALLOW REED PHASE TWO, ACCORDING TO THE Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 6, Pages 21-24, of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. Name in which assessed: C. Calvin Warriner and Rebecca Warriner All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe Florida at 11:00 AM, E.T., Wednesday, the 26th day of September, 2012. Dated this 21st day of August, 2012. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA BY: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk July 26, August 23, 30, September 6, 13, 2012 89519 IN THE CIRCUIT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 2010-464-CA CAPITAL CITY BANK, Plaintiff, vs. ROBERT N. COLLINS a/k/a ROBERT N. COLLINS, JR., JUDSON R. MAGRIN, CATHERINE K. MAGRIN, and PARK POINT AT SECLUDED DUNES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final Summary Judgment on Count II of foreclosure dated August 28, 2012, entered in Case No. 2010-464CA of the Circuit Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit, in and for Gulf County, Florida, wherein CAPITAL CITY BANK is the Plaintiff, and ROBERT N. COLLINS a/k/a ROBERT N. COLLINS, JR., JUDSON R. MAGRIN, CATHERINE K. MAGRIN and PARK POINT AT SECLUDED DUNES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the first floor lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, located at 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Boulevard, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456, at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time) on the 4th day of October, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 2, BLOCK C, PARK POINT AT SECLUDED DUNES, ACCORDING TO THE OFFICIAL PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, AT PAGE 39, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on September 4, 2012. BECKY NORRIS Gulf County Clerk of Court BA Baxter Deputy Clerk Sept. 13, 20, 2012

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Costin, Sr., Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statues, offer for sale, and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder, the following described real property situated in Gulf County, Florida: Real Property A portion of Section 15, Township 9 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida, and being more particularly described as follows: Commence at a concrete monument marking the intersection of the county line common to Gulf and Franklin counties with the Southerly right of way line of County Road No. 30 (66 feet wide); thence Westerly along said right of way line as follows; along arc of a curve concave Northerly, said curve having a radius of 2990.87 feet through a central angle of 1128’55” for 599.37 feet, said arc of being subtended by a chord bearing and a distance of South 8329’42.5” West, 598.36 feet to the point of tangency of said curve; thence South 8914’10” West, 88.82 feet to the point of curvature of a curve concave Southerly, said curve having a central angle of 1204’56” and a radius of 1801.50 feet; thence Westerly along the arc of said curve for 379.89, said arc being subtended by a chord bearing and a distance of South 8311’42” West, 379.19 feet to the point of tangency of said curve; thence South 7709’14” West, 1516.03 feet to the point of curvature of a curve concave Northerly, said curve having a central angle of 0211’43” and a radius of 20,858.59 feet; thence Westerly along the arc of a curve for 799.19 feet, said arc being subtended by a chord bearing and a distance of South 7815’05.5” West, 799.14 feet to the point of tangency of said curve; thence South 7920’57” West for 57.63 feet to an iron rod for the Point of Beginning; thence continue South 7920’57” West for 83.83 feet; thence leaving said right of way line of County Road No. 30, South 1039’03” East for 382.53 feet, more or less, to the edge of an open marsh; thence meandering Easterly along and with the edge of said open marsh the following four courses and distances; thence South 7954’29” East, 5.25 feet more or less; thence North 6228’22” East, 28.19 feet, more or less; thence South 3626’51” East, 38.36 feet, more or less; thence North 7024’10” East, 36.36 feet, more or less to a point on a line that bears South 1039’03” East from Point of Beginning; thence North 1039’03” West for 405.9 feet, more or less, to the Point of Beginning. Personal Property Together with all rights, easements, appurtenances, royalties, mineral rights, oil and gas rights, crops, timber, all diversion payments or third party payments made to crop producers, and all existing and future improvements, structures, fixtures, and replacements that may now, or at any time in the future be part of the real estate described above (all referred to as “Property”). The term Property also includes, but is not limited to, any and all water wells, with the Property, however established. pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure Upon Default entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is CENTENNIAL BANK, as successor in interest to COASTAL COMMUNITY BANK, Plaintiff, vs. COASTAL LAND DEVELOPMENT GROUP, LLC,; and a Florida limited liability company; CHARLES W. MADDOX Defendants. and the docket number of which is 2012-CA-000108. 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 the clerk of the court within 60 days after the sale. In accordance with the AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the undersigned not later than seven days prior to the proceeding to ensure that reasonable accommodations are available. WITNESS my hand and the official seal of this Honorable Court this 5th day of September, 2012. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA By: BA Baxter Deputy Clerk Sept. 13, 20, 2012 89483 PUBLIC NOTICE The Port St. Joe Redevelopment Agency is seeking qualified landscape firms to bid on the landscape maintenance of a limited portion of the Historic Downtown area. Complete bid packages are available on request from Gail Alsobrook, Port St. Joe Redevelopment Agency, 150 Captain Fred’s Place, Port St. Joe, FL 32456. Bids must be received by 4 pm on Tuesday, October 9, 2012. Phone: 850-229-6899. September 13, 2012 89553S PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Commission of the City of Port St. Joe, Florida, at a Special Meeting on the 28th day of September, 2012, at 6:15 P.M., EST, in the regular Commission meeting room at the Municipal Building, Port St. Joe, Florida, will have the 2nd reading and consider for final adoption an Ordinance with the following title: ORDINANCE NO. 486 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA LEVYING THE AD VALOREM PROPERTY TAX MILLAGE RATE FOR MUNICIPAL PURPOSES ON ALL TAXABLE PROPERTY WITHIN THE CITY FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING OCTOBER 1, 2012 AND ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2013, STATING THE PERCENTAGE BY WHICH THE MILLAGE LEVIED IS (5.00)% LESS THAN THE ROLLED-BACK RATE; AND, PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Copies of the Ordinance are available for public inspection at City of Port St. Joe City Hall, located at 305 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida. Transactions of the public meeting will not be recorded. Persons wishing to appeal any decision made during the meeting will need a record of the proceeding and should ensure a verbatim record is made, including the testimony on which the appeal is based. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodations to participate in this proceeding should contact Charlotte Pierce, City Clerk, City of Port St. Joe, at City Hall, telephone number (850)229-8261 Ext 113. September 13, 2012 89587S NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE BY CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Rebecca L. Norris, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Gulf County, Florida, will on October 4, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time, in the lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr., Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statues, offer for sale, and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder, the following described real property situated in Gulf County, Florida: Real Property Lot 14, Block D of SWEETWATER SHORES AT MONEY BAYOU, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page(s) 39-40, of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. Personal Property Together with all rights, easements, appurtenances, royalties, mineral rights, oil and gas rights, crops, timber, all diversion payments or third party payments made to crop producers, and all existing and future improvements, structures, fixtures, and replacements that may now, or at any time in the future be part of the real estate described above (all referred to as “Property”). The term property also includes, but is not limited to, any and all water wells, water, ditches, reservoirs, reservoir sites and dams located on the real estate and all riparian and water rights associated with the Property, however established. Real Property Commence at re-bar marking the intersection of the North right of way boundary of County Road C-30-E with the East line of Government Lot 2 in Section 22, Township 9 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, said re-bar lying on a curve concave to the South; thence run Southwesterly along said right-of-way boundary and along said curve with a radius of 2342.01 feet through a central angle of 01 degrees 38 minutes 55 seconds for an arc distance of 67.39 feet, the chord of said arc being South 79 degrees 10 minutes 52 seconds West 67.39 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING continue Southwesterly along said right-of-way boundary and along said curve with a radius of 2342.01 feet through a central angle of 00 degrees 40 minutes 29 seconds for an arc distance of 27.58 feet, the chord of said arc being South 78 degrees 01 minutes 10 seconds West 27.58 feet to a re-bar; thence run South 77 degrees 53 minutes 19 seconds West along said right of way boundary 40.13 feet; thence run North 00 degrees 56 minutes 47 seconds East 862.97 feet to the approximate mean high water line of St. Joseph Bay; thence run along said approximate mean high water line as follows: North 52 degrees 19 minutes 18 seconds East 44.00 feet; thence South 35 degrees 14 minutes 57 seconds East 46.69 feet; thence North 79 degrees 17 minutes 18 seconds East 4.11 feet; thence leaving said approximate mean high water line run South 00 degrees 56 minutes 47 seconds West 838.35 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Personal Property Together with all rights, easements, appurtenances, royalties, mineral rights, oil and gas rights, crops, timber, all diversion payments or third party payments made to crop producers, and all existing and future improvements, structures, fixtures, and replacements that may now, or at any time in the future be part of the real estate described above (all referred to as “Property”). The term property also includes, but is not limited to, any and all water wells, water, ditches, reservoirs, reservoir sites and dams located on the real estate and all riparian and water rights associated with the Property, however established. pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure Upon Default entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is CENTENNIAL BANK, as successor in interest to COASTAL COMMUNITY BANK, Plaintiff, vs. COASTAL LAND DEVELOPMENT GROUP, LLC, a Florida limited liability company; CHARLES W. MADDOX; MAXWELL S. MADDOX, JR.; and SWEETWATER SHORES HOMEOWNERS’ ASSOCIATION, INC., Defendants. and the docket number of which is 2012-CA000107. 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 the clerk of the court within 60 days after the sale. In accordance with the AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the undersigned not later than seven days prior to the proceeding to ensure that reasonable accommodations are available. WITNESS my hand and the official seal of this Honorable Court this 5th day of September, 2012. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA By: BA Baxter Deputy Clerk Sept. 13, 20, 2012 89347S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that NuTax 1 GP the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 1545 Application No. 2012-40 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 06269-900R Description of Property: Lot 13, Block D, Seagrass Subdivision, according to the Plat thereof recorded in the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida, in Plat Book 5, Page 1. Name in which assessed: Payman Pouladdej All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe Florida at 11:00 AM, E.T., Wednesday, the 3rd day of October, 2012. Dated this 27th day of August, 2012. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA BY: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk August 30, September 6, 13, 20, 2012 89551S PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Commission of the City of Port St. Joe, Florida, at a Special Meeting on the 28th day of September, 2012, at 6:15 P.M., EST, in the regular Commission meeting room at the Municipal Building, Port St. Joe, Florida, will have the 2nd reading and consider for final adoption an Ordinance with the following title: Copies of the Ordinance are available for public inspection at City of Port St. Joe City Hall, located at 305 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida. ORDINANCE NO. 487 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA, ADOPTING THE TENTATIVE BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012/ 2013 AS THE FINAL BUDGET OF THE CITY OF PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012/2013 AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Transactions of the public meeting will not be recorded. Persons wishing to appeal any decision made during the meeting will need a record of the proceeding and should ensure a verbatim record is made, including the testimony on which the appeal is based. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodations to participate in this proceeding should contact Charlotte Pierce, City Clerk, City of Port St. Joe, at City Hall, telephone number (850)229-8261 Ext 113. September 13, 2012 89583S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 23-2011-CA-000243 DIVISION: WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. MARIA JO STRICKLAND, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: MARIA JO STRICKLAND LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 903 Delores Drive Tallahassee, FL 32301 CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT (S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in GULF County, Florida: LOT 17 AND 19, BLOCK 15 OF OAK GROVE SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGES 12, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L., Plaintiff’s attorney, whose address is 4919 Memorial Highway, Suite 200, Tampa, Florida 33634, and file the original with this Court either before service on Plaintiff’s attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on this 24th day of August, 2012. Rebecca L. Norris Clerk of the Court By: BA Baxter Deputy Clerk **See 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 the ADA Coordinator by mail at P. O. Box 1089, Panama City, FL 32402 or by phone at (850) 747-5338 at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing impaired, please call 711. ADA Coordinator P.O. Box 1089 Panama City, FL 32402 Phone: 850-747-5338 Fax: (850) 747-5717 Hearing Impaired: Dial 711 Email: ADARequest@ jud14.flcourts.org F11003106 Sept. 13, 20, 2012 89505S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 11-000297-CA COMPASS BANK Plaintiff, vs. JOHN F. ARNOLD; KATHY ARNOLD; JEAN F. ARNOLD; CAPITAL CITY BANK, and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the abovenamed Defendants, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Gulf County, Florida, will on the 27th day of September, 2012, at 11:00 A.M. ET at the 1000 5th Street, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456, offer the sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following-described property situate in Gulf County, Florida: BEING KNOWN AND DESIGNATED AS LOTS FIVE (5) AND SEVEN (7) IN BLOCK SEVEN (7) OF BEACON HILL SUBDIVISON ACCORDING TO PLAT FILED BY M.D. TAYLOR AND H.H. BULLARD IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 2, IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA. ALSO: THAT PARCEL OF LAND LYING IN FRONT OF THE ABOVE NUMBERED LOTS, BETWEEN STATE HIGHWAY IN ORIGINAL LOT 3, SECT. 31, T6S, R11W, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA, WITH ALL IMPROVEMENTS THEREON. pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above. Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 4th day of September, 2012. 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 ADA Coordinator by mail at P.O. Box 1089, Panama City, Fl 32402 or by phone at (850) 747-5338 at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing impaired, please call 711. Rebecca Norris CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: B.A. Baxter Deputy Clerk Sept. 13, 20, 2012 89503S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 10000212CA Division: NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. STEVEN P. ALEXANDER A/K/A STEVE ALEXANDER; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF STEVEN P. ALEXANDER A/K/A STEVE ALEXANDER; THIRD FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION SUCCESSOR BY MERGER WITH DEEPGREEN BANK; CAPITAL CITY BANK; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment dated August 17, 2012, entered in Civil Case No.: 10000212CA, Division: _of the Circuit Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Gulf County, Florida, wherein Nationstar Mortgage, LLC, is Plaintiff, and Steve P. Alexander a/k/a Steve Alexander; Unknown Spouse of Steven P. Alexander a/k/a Steven Alexander; Third Federal Savings and Loam Association Successor by Merger with Deepgreen Bank; Captial City Bank; Unknown Tenant#1; Unknown Tenant#2, are Defendants. I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at 11:00 a.m ET, at the lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse located at 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe, FL. 32456 on the 27th day of September, 2012 the following described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment, to wit: SEE ATTACHED LEGAL DESCRIPTION AS EXHILBIT “A” EXHIBIT “A” Commencing at the SE corner of Lot 39, San Blas Estates, a subdivision of a part of Sections 18 an 19, Township 9 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 22, of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida, and thence run S 69 degrees 45’ 05” West, along the South boundary line of said Lot 39 for 161.25 feet for the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said point of beginning run North 6 degrees 18’ 59” East, for 111.80 feet to a point on the North line of said Lot 39, thence S 69 degrees 45’ 05” West along said North line 503.67 feet to the approximate mean high water line of the Gulf of Mexico; thence S 27 degrees 38’ 40” East along said approximate mean high water line for 50.41 feet; thence North 69 degrees 45’ 05” East for 73.99 feet; thence North 26 degrees 57’ 30” West for 25.17 feet; thence North 69 degrees 45’ 05” East for 177.39 feet; thence South 20 degrees 14’ 55” East for 75.00 feet to a point on the South Boundary Line of said Lot 39; thence North 69 degrees 45’ 05” East along said South line for 198.75 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Said lands being a part Lot 39, San Blas Estates and having an area of 30,510 square feet and being subject to a 20 foot wide road way and utility easement described as follows: Commence at the Southeast Corner of Lot 39 San Blas Estates, a subdivision of a part of Sections of 18 and 19, Township 9 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 22 of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida, and thence run South 69 degrees 45’ 05” West along the South Boundary Line of said Lot 39 for 161.25 feet for the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said point of beginning run North 6 degrees 18’ 59” East for 111.80 feet to a point on the North line of said Lot 39; thence South 69 degrees 45’ 05” West along said North line 22.36 feet; thence South 6 degrees 18’ 59” West for 89.44 feet; thence South 69 degrees 45’ 05” West for 186.39 feet; thence South 20 degrees 14’ 55” East for 20.00 feet to a point on the South line of said Lot 39; thence N 69 degrees 45’ 05” East along said South line for 198.75 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Also being subject to a 2.50 foot wide pedestrian easement described as follows: Commence at the Southeast corner of Lot 39, San Blas Estates, a subdivision of part of Sections 18 and 19, Township 9 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 22 of the Public Records of Gulf County Florida, thence run South 69 degrees 45’ 05” West along the South line of said Lot 39 for 360.00 feet; thence North 20 degrees 14’ 55” West for 20.00 feet for the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said point of beginning continue North 20 degrees 14’ 55” West for 35.00 feet; thence South 69 degrees 45’ 05” West for 177.39 feet; thence South 26 degrees 57’ 30” East for 25.17 feet; thence South 69 degrees 45’ 05” West for 73.99 feet to the approximate mean high water line of the Gulf of Mexico; thence North 27 degrees 38’ 40” West along said approximate mean high water line for 2.52 feet; thence North 69 degrees 45’ 05” East for 71.50 feet; thence North 26 degrees 57’ 30” West for 25.17 feet; thence North 69 degrees 45’ 05” East 182.70 feet; thence South 20 degrees 14’ 55” East for 37.50 feet; thence South 69 degrees 45’ 05” West 2.50 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. (From Official Records Book 92, Pages 587-88, Public Records of Gulf County, Florida). This property is located at the Street address of: 4119 CAPE SAN BLAS ROAD, PORT SAINT JOE, FLORIDA 32456. If you area person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. After 60 days, only the owner of record as of the date of the lis pendens may claim the surplus. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on September 4, 2012. REBECCA L. NORRIS Clerk of the Court BA Baxter Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintiff: Elizabeth R Wellborn, P.A. 350 Jim Moran Blvd, Suite 100 Deerfield Beach, FL 33442 (954) 354-3544 Fax: (954) 354-3545 IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICAN’S 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 at P.O. Box 1089, Panama City, Florida 32402, Telephone 850-747-5327 within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice; If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-9558771. Sept. 13, 20, 2012 cial accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Judson C. Brandt, Esquire at (850) 434-9200 not later than seven days prior to the proceeding to ensure reasonable accommodations are available. WITNESS my hand and the official seal of this Honorable Court this 27th day of August, 2012. REBECCA L. NORRIS Clerk of the Circuit Court By: BA Baxter Deputy Clerk September 6, 13, 2012 89363S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2012-000123-CA CAPITAL CITY BANK, Plaintiff, vs. STEVEN McCRUDDEN and THE OWNERS ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHGATE, INC., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Default Final Judgment of foreclosure dated August 21st, 2012, entered in Case No. 2012 000123 CA of the Circuit Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit, in and for Gulf County, Florida, wherein CAPITAL CITY BANK is the Plaintiff, and STEVEN McCRUDDEN and THE OWNERS ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHGATE, INC., are the Defendants, I will sell separately each of the parcels of property listed below to the highest and best bidder for cash in the first floor lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, located at 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Boulevard, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456, at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time) on the 4th day of October, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: Property 1 Lot 30, Southgate Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 17, in the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. and, Property 2 Lot 2, Cozy Subdivision, according to the Plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 62, of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on August 24, 2012. REBECCA L. NORRIS Gulf County Clerk of Court BA Baxter By: Deputy Clerk September 6, 13, 2012

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Real Estate Ad deadline is Thursday 11 a.m. ET Legal ad deadline is Friday 11 a.m. ET Display ad deadline is Friday 11 a.m. ET 227-1278 Classi ed deadline is Monday 5 p.m. ET 747-5020 TABLE OF CONTENTS quotequote id quote nameJUMP From Page 6AFrom page 6A Subscribe to The StarCall 227-1278For your hometown paper delivered to your home!Opinions4A Letters to the Editor5A Sports 10A Society News2-3B Obituaries 4B Church News 5B Law Enforcement8B School News 10B Legals 11B Classieds 12-13B Trades & Services14B INDEXA Freedom Newspaper Real Estate Advertising Deadline Thursday 11:00 am ET Display Advertising Deadline Friday 11:00 am ET227-1278Classified Line-Advertising Deadline Monday 5:00 pm ET747-5020 xxxx xxxxxxx 1BVISITTHESTARONLINEATWWW.STARFL.COM XXXXX XXXXXXYOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER SINCE 1937 YOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER SINCE 1937 THE S TAR Our lives were dramatically changedThursday, September 13, 2012 By TIM CROFT227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@star .com A narrow majority of the Board of County Commissioners voted Tuesday to send a letter to the Florida Department of Health to urge the removal of Gulf County Health Department executive director Marsha Lindeman. Commissioner Carmen McLemore, expressing displeasure with the direction of the department and the outcome of an investigation into a recent termination at the Gulf County Health Department, requested the BOCC send the letter. He was joined by Commissioners Tan Smiley and Warren Yeager. Commissioner Bill Williams dissented and Commissioner Ward McDaniel abstained based on a con ict. The matter spilled into the regular bi-monthly BOCC regular meeting when Willie Ramsey, representing a committee appointed by the BOCC, reported on the ndings and recommendations from an investigation into the recent ring of a 25-year employee of the Health Department. Ramsey reported that the committee found that By TIM CROFT227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@starfl.com The remembering gets harder each year for Lt. Com. (Ret.) Marty Jarosz. The personal perspective on one of the most tragic days in American history makes the remembering easier. Jarosz was the main speaker during the annual Patriots Day event at Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School, offering memories from near Ground Zero during one beautiful day in September 2001, when more than 3,000 Americans lost their lives. It gets harder every year but its a story worth telling, Jarosz said. Because it is a personal one, provides a personal touch. Most of these kids were so young, they barely remember. Jarosz remembers.By TIM CROFT227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@star .com For those not yet in the loop, Eastern Shipbuilding is expanding its operations to Gulf County. How many local county workers will be hired to ll the estimated 200 jobs needed to out t the hulls of ships on 20 acres of the old paper mill site remains something of an open question. The pace of applications has, County Commissioner Warren Yeager said this week, not been at the volume the Gulf Coast Workforce Board, which is helping to spearhead the hiring, and Eastern Shipbuilding had anticipated. As of this week, only two new employees had been ofcially hired even though applications have been taken at the Gulf County Chamber of Commerce twice a week and at the Workforce Board of ces in Port St. Joe for more than a month. One of the issues is not having enough people applying, Yeager said. (Eastern) is disappointed in the number who have applied. While that has been the case some weeks, on Tuesday the Chamber of ce was staying busy taking applications. Its been packed this morning, said Chamber executive director Barry Sellers. It has kind of been up and down, but all morning (Tuesday) we have been smoked.By VALERIE GARMAN747-5076 | @valeriegarman vgarman@pcnh.com The Port St. Joe Commission pared down its already bare bones budget even further at a workshop Sept. 4 after Commissioner Rex Buzzett voiced disagreement with the need to hire new employees. Overall, the city is looking at an expense budget that is roughly $3.15 million less than the previous year. Im not for hiring new employees, Buzzett said. Theres By TIM CROFT227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@starfl.com The Gulf County School Board on Tuesday formally approved the 2012-13 fiscal year budget which includes a nearly 4 percent reduction in the millage rate and a 10.81 reduction in ad valorem revenue. This is the first time in four years the final School Board budget has been below 4 mils. A mil equals $1 for every $1,000 in assessed taxable property value. For the school district, the value of the mil dropped by 7.40 percent this year, to $1.35 million, a fall of $107,871. We are at the lowest rate in four years, said district financial officer Sissy Worley. We are under four mils, which we havent been since 2007-08 or 08-09. The final budget represents $9.43 million in property tax revenue, a drop of $1.14 million from the current fiscal year, which ends Sept. 1. Our ad valorem tax is going to be less of a bill for taxpayers this year, said Superintendent of Schools Jim Norton. Most of this is not because we want to. But it is the times. We should be proud that we are providing students a top-notch education for less money. The property tax millage rate will drop from 7.253 mils to 6.986 mils, which includes the onemil additional operating levy approved by voters four years ago and which will sunset after this fiscal year. Norton has said repeatedly over the summer that the board must examine all options for replacing what amounts this year to more than $1.37 million when the additional operational levy sunsets. The drop in the millage rate this year is 3.68 percent. Public school budgets are unlike any other taxing authority in that City pares budget School Board approves nal budget with lower taxesBOCC urges removal of health directorSearching for a few good men and womenSee SEARCHING A2 See BOCC A3 See CHANGED A8 Our lives were Our lives were dramatically changed dramatically changed Our lives were dramatically changedAnnual Patriots Day event at Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School remembering 9-11See BUDGET A3 See CITY A2 Saving the lighthouse, B1YEAR 74, NUMBER 48 THE SECOND PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON SEPT. 24 AT 5:01 P.M. Opinion .......................................A4-A5Letters to the Editor ...................A5Outdoors .....................................A6 Sports...........................................A7School News ................................B3Faith .............................................B4 Obituaries ....................................B4Classi eds ....................................B6-B8Ever since (Lindeman, who took over some two years ago) has taken over this health department weve had major issues. We need to do something about that.Carmen McLemore Commissioner

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LocalA2 | The Star Thursday, September 13, 2012 EXPERIENCEDCERTIFIED FLORIDA SUPERINTENDENT of SCHOOLSwww.VoteJimNorton.com KEEP As I continue to serve as your Superintendent, I ask for your supportand promise to listen to your ideas and suggestions. Further, I pledge to continue my dedication for the responsibility of educating our children while remaining acccountable to those who pay for it. Most Sincerely, Jim NortonPaid for and approved by Jim Norton, Republican Superintendent of Schools. Pd.Pol.Ad. SEARCHING from page A1Yeager said he and Kim Bodine of the Gulf Coast Workforce Board were to talk with Eastern Shipbuilding of cials regarding the skills being sought and how those skills mesh with the available county workforce. Yeager noted that Eastern hopes to begin work in Gulf County as soon as November, though the workforce issue is a nagging one. Johanna White with the Port Authority of Port St. Joe said the Workforce Board would soon be hosting a job fair to make people more aware of opportunities with Eastern. Currently, representatives from Eastern are at the Chamber of Commerce Building on Marina Drive from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Applications may also be dropped off at the Workforce Board of ces at 401 Peters Street in Port St. Joe. CITY from page A1a lot that goes along with it thats not rolled into the salary. Although the budget presented was balanced with the addition of two new employees, Buzzett said it provided no breathing room for the city. Commissioners decided to move forward with hiring one employee for the citys water department, but decided to keep one in the bank for the sewer department. The city originally budgeted for three new employees, and had already cut a position for the parks and recreation department prior to the workshop. Public Works Director John Grantland said two new employees are necessary for the city to have a wastewater flushing program. He said public works needs more boots on the ground with the many water improvement projects the city is conducting. One person wont do as much good, Grantland said. Do we want to have a ushing program? Grantland said because the ushing process requires two employees he will have to pull one from the public works department to assist the new hire. Mike Lacour, the citys nancial analyst, said the additional employees would be more related to the citys water and sewer rate increases than it would the millage rate. Due to a 10 percent drop in water service usage, resulting in a 6 percent loss in revenue, the city is looking at a 5 percent increase in water rates and a 4.5 percent increase in sewer rates. The budgeted millage rate is the same as last year at 3.5914. The city budgeted capital improvement projects for the upcoming year based on priority. Those include $15,000 for repairs to the police department roof, $4,000 for road striping, $5,122 for land clearing at Holly Hill Cemetery and $20,000 for a new inmate van. Capital improvements left out of the budget include improvements to the Centennial Building, funding for relocation of the Cape San Blas Lighthouse and site cleanup for the former Gulf Pines Hospital. A city held its rst reading and rst public hearing of the budget on Wednesday evening, after The Star had gone to press. The second public hearing and consideration of adoption will be held on Sept. 24 at 5:01 p.m. DURING THE CITYS REGULAR COMMISSION MEETING SEPT. 4: Approved a continuation of suspension for the portion of the citys sign ordinance that prohibits sandwich board signs on sidewalks. The suspension will continue until the rst commission meeting of 2013. Discussed an on-call policy for city employees as a way to reduce overtime. City Manager Jim Anderson suggested paying employees for six hours of their hourly wage for holding an on-call beeper plus a twohour minimum for each call responded to. Grantland suggested paying employees a at rate. Commissioners tabled the topic and requested Anderson clean up the presented policy.One person wont do as much good. Do we want to have a ushing program? John Grantland Public Works Director

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We recommend that no action be taken on this termination and that the board should consider expanding the committee to include members of the health department, Ramsey said. Ramsey stressed that the Health Department is a state agency and that the committee was limited as to the extent it could examine state personnel records. But all information provided by local and state health of cials supported the termination. McLemore, however, disagreed. He said a 25-year employee should not be red without full cause and that his own investigation had not uncovered that cause. He said while the employee may have received a paycheck from the state, they were still a county constituent. We have to take care of our own people, McLemore said. Ever since (Lindeman, who took over some two years ago) has taken over this health department weve had major issues. We need to do something about that. Tallahassee dont know our people, we do. McLemore said the issues would not be as pronounced if a local candidate had been named health director two years ago Lindeman was hired out of the Tallahassee of ce and urged the board to make their feelings known. Williams, who was a member of the committee that reviewed the termination, cautioned that, as the BOCC learned two years ago during the hiring of a replacement for former health director Doug Kent, the BOCC has limited say in DOH operations. He said that the Health Department has taken massive budget cuts over the past two years and those cuts are impacting services and personnel. He said much of the issues uncovered in examining the termination poor work attitude with patients, scheduling problems, followup appointments could be more easily traced to cost constraints. The fact of the matter is that Doug Kent built a healthcare delivery model here that the state is moving away from, Williams said. These additional programs and additional personnel are going to be cut. Williams also said that he agreed with the committees recommendation to expand membership to include Health Department staff and to allow that staff to feel they have a voice with the BOCC without fear of retaliation. County attorney Jeremy Novak said the BOCC certainly had a voice in the process, but ultimately personnel decisions, such as the health director, would come down to a decision in Tallahassee, not in Gulf County.Wewahitchka CourthouseThe board approved spending $105,000 on repairs to the old county courthouse in Wewahitchka to address leaking walls in the back of the building, where the Extension Service is located. On a temporary basis, the Extension Service will locate to the old Health Department building across the street while renovations to address leaking and mold is undertaken.Tentative budgetDuring a public hearing on Monday, the BOCC adopted a tentative millage rate and budget for the coming scal year. The nal budget hearing will be at 5:01 p.m. ET on Monday, Sept. 24 in the BOCC meeting room. The millage rate set Monday was 6.0553 (minus Municipal Services Tax Units for beach renourishment), which represents a cut of taxes of 7.74 percent. The rollback rate, that which would bring in the same amount of ad valorem revenue as this year, was 6.5631. A mil represents $1 for every $1,000 in taxable property value. The gulf-front MSTU millage is 6.6693, down more than 3 percent and the interior gulf MSTU millage is 3.5014, a decrease of less than one percent. The local bond on the beach renourishment will be paid off this scal year. Commissioners also amended an earlier motion to match dollar for dollar the city of Port St. Joes contribution to the Gulf County Chamber of Commerce/ Economic Development Council. The county and city will each pay $20,000 to the agency. BUDGET from page A1nearly the entire millage and property tax dollars are established by state lawmakers each spring. The largest component is required local effort; the amount the district must collect in order to receive state funding. The required local effort dropped from 5.105 mils to 4.827 mils, 5.45 percent. Much of that drop can be linked to the continuing trend of declining enrollment in the district. The district, which was at 2,200 students in 2004, is now just over 1,900. The district also was required to levy .011 mils as a reflection of the drop of property values, which would impact the required local effort/state funding total, between the tentative roll established in July and the final property roll certified in October. Discretionary revenue is set at .748 mils for all districts. The final component and the only one the local School Board has any sway over is local capital improvement dollars, or basic bricks and mortar dollars. Each district has the ability to assess as much as 1.5 mils in local capital dollars; the Gulf School Board has consistently kept the number below half a mil for much of the past decade. The Board kept that number at its current .400 mils. The district uses the LCI money in several ways. Each school receives $50 per student to address its specific smaller needs. County wide, money will be earmarked for improvements in bathrooms, doors, flooring and boilers, as well as maintenance on heating/cooling systems at all schools. Additional money will be spent on computers, printers, file servers and routers. In addition, this summer work began on the athletic locker rooms at Port St. Joe High School and renovations of the lunchroom at Port St. Joe Elementary in addition to improvements to the pavement for smoother and safer drop-off/pick-up for parents and students. That work appears to be moving at a pace and in a manner that Greg Layfield, district supervisor of maintenance, indicated could allow the district to slightly expand the scope or save some money, whichever the board chooses. We may get more out of (those projects) than we originally thought, Layfield said. The additional voterapproved mil levy, which when passed was estimated to bring some $2.2 million a year, will add $1.37 million for the coming fiscal year.

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OpinionA4 | The Star Thursday, September 13, 2012Growing up with a newspaper man, I knew what a newspaper smelled like. Not the paper itself, but the building and the folks that worked there. There was a distinct smell of paper of ink and an oily smell from the printing press. Daddy smelled that way when he came home from the newspaper. He wasnt a writer, he was the production manager. His position in a relatively large home-owned daily newspaper allowed me to not only learn how the paper was built and printed, but to watch how the technology progressed. Many newspapers are now dying or cutting way back, giving way to the electronic age and the internet. Im not quite sure what the internet smells like, but I can tell you it doesnt smell like the newspaper. Some scientists say our sense of smell and its direct connection to the brain holds memories better than our other senses. I understand this. It was the smell of Daddy coming home. There were two distinct smells I will always remember Daddy leaving for work and Daddy coming home. When he left in the morning, he smelled like Aqua Velva. When Im in the drugstore or other stores that carry mens smelly stuff, I will sneak over and open a bottle of Aqua Velva to remember. As the commercial always claimed, Theres just something about an Aqua Velva man. Baseball great Pete Rose and even Clayton Moore, The Lone Ranger, pushed the manly smell of Aqua Velva. They say Aqua Velva smells oaky and mossy after it has been on you awhile. I know that it smells like Daddy coming home. When Aqua Velva was rst introduced in the 1920s, it was an alcohol-based mouthwash. A few years later, they just pushed it as an aftershave lotion. Im not sure if the formula changed, but as good as Aqua Velva smells, Im not going to put it in my mouth. After Labor Day weekend, I was sitting in my chair smelling up the den. Whats that smell? Everyone in my house wanted to know. The den didnt smell like Aqua Velva, thats for sure. The smell was a combination of Bengay, Icy Hot and Witch Hazel. I had rubbed the Bengay and Icy Hot all over my right arm, shoulder, ankles and legs. I soaked a towel in Witch Hazel and had it wrapped around my neck. There are warning labels on Bengay that say too much can kill you. Im pretty sure I was teetering on overdose. However, I will note the burning sensation and the Menthol smell had either removed my pain or replaced it. It was the smell of success, hard work and ingenuity. Sitting in my ofcial Daddy chair, smelling up the house, I was feeling a little like Spartacus or maybe more like Jim Fowler, Marlin Perkins sidekick on Mutual of Omahas Wild Kingdom. Marlin would always stay in the Jeep, helicopter or on a mountaintop and commentate on how, Jim was doing a ne job. It was always Jim doing the job, and Marlin commentating from a safe distance. Jim had to wrestle alligators, pull lion tails, get unraveled from Boa constrictors, ride rhinoceroses and other exciting things that would almost get him killed. Dont you remember the time Jim jumped from the helicopter onto the elk in the snow? The elk drug Jim for about a mile through the snow. My weekend had been spent wrestling with a John Deere self-propelled push mower. I had yanked the cord a few hundred times, almost got blown up checking the spark plug and had to put it in a submission hold in mid-air to get the oil and bad gas out of it. There is nothing like working on your own lawn mower for an hour or two, changing the oil, the gas, the spar kplug, etc. and nding the strength to pull the cord one more time. After all that changing and cleaning, she red right up on the rst pull. I still had to cut the grass; it was my sons birthday, so I gave him the day off. After I was nished, I looked up into the trees, on top of the house and even behind the bushes. Marlin Perkins was not there to tell the world what a ne job I had done. I woke up from my nap, gagging on the towel I had soaked in Witch Hazel. Witch Hazel is good stuff. My Papa sprayed Lysol on everything; I just rub Witch Hazel on it. It doesnt smell as good as Aqua Velva, but it smells better than Lysol. Read more stories at www.CranksMyTractor. com. The Gulf County Board of Commissioners should reconsider their decision to change regular meeting times. This past Tuesday commissioners convened at 9 a.m. ET instead of what had been the routine 6 p.m. ET for their bimonthly regular meetings. Citing a host of variables, commissioners decided last month that morning meetings made a lot more sense. They noted that the Board of County Commissioners to the west and east, Bay and Franklin counties, held their meetings during the daytime. Commissioners suggested a savings from overtime not paid to staff forced to work into the evening twice a month and utilities. And, they dont really see that many people at night so why are they trying to accommodate the public, which is paraphrasing but not far off the discussion. Two commissioners suggested an alternative, a phase-in schedule for 90 days that would have the BOCC rotating the rst meeting of the month in the morning, the second in the evening. But those pros for a change lack heft. What another county does is beside the point. I believe parents are famous for the line What if so-and-so was jumping off a cliff. Would you jump? Any savings should be minimal key employees needed to be present at BOCC meetings should by and large be exempt, meaning salaried in some form and not subject to overtime. Thats a stafng issue. And, regardless, the county is hardly the lone entity, private, public, non-prot, having to do more with less, so proper scheduling would resolve any problems concerning hours. Considering operation, based on building size and hours of operation, dictates maintaining utilities at a level similar to school buildings, that seems a minor expense. What it would appear to be, and government and politics remain perception-borne, is another way for the BOCC to mute the public. The BOCC, unfortunately, does not have history on its side. From changing the order in meetings when public comment could be offered to monitoring a time limit, based on advance request to be on the agenda, to having requests for public input come solely through the chairman, the BOCC has seemed less than embracing of public comment. On issues of particular controversy for example, moving highways, county-wide voting, time zone changes, RV ordinances, the Gulf County Tourist Development Council, the city of Port St. Joe commissioners have expressed something of a hostility to public comment. For example, during the debate about putting the time zone question to non-binding referendum a request from a high school government class Commissioner Carmen McLemore suggested the solution was walling the county off at the White City Bridge, where the time zone changes. Thats just one example. Commissioners also have no reservations about special meetings, held on the shortest possible public notice on issues large and primarily small. So, at this time, given that history, commissioners should be none surprised, and in fact it was mentioned during the special meeting that there are skeptics about commissioners moving all regular meetings to the daytime. These are difcult times, two paychecks is hardly enough for some and not remotely enough for far too many. The need to work, in a county that has an unemployment rate, which only counts those still trying to nd work, near double digits and local job creation currently at a near standstill, is an essential part of day-to-day life for most. Consider the difculty of trying to arrange for a 9 a.m. doctors appointment, let alone to sit through a County Commission meeting in hopes to speak at the very end for three to seven minutes maybe more if commissioners vote to keep you up there. That, from here, is why no meeting of any public taxing authority should be in the business of holding meetings when the public is less likely to be able to attend. School Board, other counties, all of them, would be more in the sunshine if they were held after dark. The point is to facilitate in any way possible public participation. Because less than 100 percent of eligible voters vote we should stop holding elections? More importantly in Gulf County, there is the RESTORE ACT and the potential for tens of millions of dollars to come into the county. This can not be overstated: for Gulf County the RESTORE ACT represents a potential lifeline that the county can not afford to mistreat and thrash about as it did with the BP money sent via the Gulf County Tourist Development Council. What happened under the auspices of this BOCC was, an independent audit found, brazenly lacking in checks and balances. So considering how to spend this windfall called RESTORE is not for a committee led by a county commissioner, Bill Williams, who, regardless of his expertise in RESTORE, will not even be in ofce, will not even be at the table, when the BOCC must make the nal decisions on how that money is spent. And, who was, a central player in the TDC debacle. These are community decisions. And the BOCC has now made it more difcult for the community, the public, the BOCCs employers, to be present and heard. This is a time, more than ever when the BOCC must set an example of inclusion, not exclusion.I may have to go undercover Keyboard KLATTERINGSWhat does work smell like?Timing is everything TiIM CrROFtTStar news editor Folks, I got ngerprinted. It was the rst time ever for me. Dont worry, I havent shot anybody or robbed any banks lately. I hadnt even been pulled over on a routine trafc stop. Nor am I planning a terrorist attack on the local golf course. I do go out to the school house on occasion and apparently somebody there has got me marked down as an unsavory character. Or perhaps the principal discovered my name on that infamous person of interest list! I was a little disappointed that they no longer use ink. I was picturing a stark room where men dressed in khaki uniforms and yielding Billy clubs forced my ngers against an ink blotter. I was all set to yell You dirty coppers, I will get you for this! a la James Cagney or Edward G. Robinson but I didnt feel the nice young lady who was ngerprinting me would remember either of those noted gangster actors. I did observe the cast or boot on her foot. Good golly, you dont suppose Ive got to stick my toes into that contraption? Sometimes this modern technology has a way of turning on you. It looked like a miniature copy machine, but you never know. My job was to lay my digits one at a time carefully and correctly on top of the glass. It took some kind of x-ray picture. And I was doing pretty good until we got down to the little nger on my right hand. That nger has always been one of my least favorites. It was the one I stuck in the pencil trimmer in the second grade. David Mark would take a bite of it every time I slammed him over on his back practicing my West Japanese Step-Over-ToeHold. I broke it the rst time in that big ght up at the Skyway Grill in 1962. Somehow it got caught against the knob on the backdoor as I was frantically attempting my get-a-way before one of those big guys could throw me over the jukebox. About the fth time the red reject light came on my palms begin to perspire. You dont reckon Ive got someone elses little nger by mistake. Could I be a mutant? Dont tell me I sharpened all the ridges off back in the second grade. I passed college algebra, Latin and advanced calculus and Im about to fail ngerprinting 101! The green light ashed on the sixteenth try but by then I was having second thoughts about this whole process. It might just be there is too much information out there already. You know what I mean? Weve about taken the big brother theme too far. I dont know exactly who all is watching whom! Theyve already got my social security, credit card and bank account numbers. I lled out two next-of-kin and beneciary forms last week. My insurance company shares (probably for a fee) my personal le with every clothes, candy and fruit mail order catalogue industry in the whole world. Those OnStar people know where you are at all times. Its getting harder and harder to tell the good guys from the others. So what in the blue blazes am I doing opening up my personal digittized stuff for complete exposure to the entire eyeballing world. I quit perspiring and went to sweating! We dont have any idea how advanced this ngerprinting thing really is. Debra was gently rolling the ring nger on my left hand across the screen but I was ve hundred miles and fty-ve years away. Mr. Pat Houston kept a big jar of jaw breakers on his front counter. Lacking the required 2 cents at the time, I borrowed one of those big balls. I made sure no one was looking as I deftly reached in and grabbed a red and green colored one off the top. My right thumb made contact with the glass. It left a perfect print! I was way too busy innocently moving down to the baseball card section to wipe off the evidence. You dont suppose they could lay that crime on me today? My only hope might be the greasy ngers of a million other jaw breaker junkies overlaying my print since that fateful summer morning. If Im lucky, that jar got broken when Mr. Pat sold out and the barbecue people moved in. Ive told you before it was Bobby Brewers idea to climb the water tower. I just went along because he couldnt carry both cans of paint. He did most of the lettering. It took us over two hours and we must have left a thousand prints up there. The town fathers were not pleased and the whole thing stirred up a bigger commotion than even Bobby gured on. I kept my mouth shut and prayed my Father wouldnt put two and two together. The problem is that water tower it still standing today! And theres no way there could be many hands touched where Bobby and I climbed that night! I dont care how many years have passed. And, idiot me, just volunteered to be ngerprinted. I might as well go back up there, walk into the police station and raise both hands right now! How fool proof is this ngerprinting thing anyway? What if I have a left index nger that matches the same nger of a serial killer on the loose in western Montana? Or my right thumb print aligns exactly with a female rap singer from New Jersey? The experts say that cant happen. But some of those same experts said wed never put men on the moon and that wrestling is fake. I feel like The Fugitive in the old TV series Respectfully, Kes HUnkerNKER DOWnNKesley Colbert USPS 518-880Published every Thursday at 135 W. U.S. 98 Port St. Joe, FL 32456 Publisher: Roger Quinn Editor: Tim Croft POSTMASTER: Send address change to: The Star P.O. Box 308 Port St. Joe, FL 32457-0308 Phone 850-227-1278 PERIODICAL RATE POSTAGE PAID AT PORT ST. 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Clarifying SHH billDear Editor: Last week there was published a letter to the editor regarding Sacred Heart Hospital in Port St. Joe. I serve on the Advisory Board of the hospital. I became aware of the patients concern several weeks ago, and checked into the matter. The local hospital management reviewed the billing with the doctor, nursing staff and administrative personnel. In addition the billing was sent to Pensacola for a re-analysis and a review by the compliance department. It has been determined that the charges are accurate and appropriate. A representative called the patient and explained the ndings. Medical billings are complicated and are not easy to understand. However, in this case the billing is correct for the services received. The other patient mentioned in the letter that had their bill reduced at the time of leaving the hospital was also investigated by staff. That bill was not adjusted because of an error; a discount was applied and the bill was reduced for immediate payment upon discharge. This discount is available to all that pay cash/check upon discharge. I do not want to see the image of our hospital tarnished because of misinformation. We are very fortunate to have the healing ministry of Sacred Heart Hospital in our community providing top-quality health care and compassion for the sick, in addition to providing much needed jobs for our community.Rex BuzzettPort St. JoeNew meeting time wrongDear Editor: Here we go again! In the 1990s we had meetings conducted in the morning hours. Again, it was denied by the commissioners, but we all knew the real reason, Early hours prevent late hour citizen involvement. Some folks work! They (commissioners) never de ned the real reason but we knew it was for their convenience? The county administrator was head of the building department in those days. Recalling from personal knowledge, two commissioners traveled to attend the meeting along with the supervisor of the road department from the North end of the county. During this run (meeting held in the morning hours) never was it suggested that the reason was to reduce cost? Again, the reason was plain.no citizen participation no fuss business as usual. I recall two to three citizens attending and maybe when a land use item came up maybe two more. We are on a course for the same results with the recent decision to return to morning hour meetings. The administrator spoke of cost saving measures in his recommendation? He indicated money would be saved by not using the utilities? Some employees receive overtime pay? Finally, it appeared he hinged his opinion on the fact adjoining counties (Bay & Franklin) hold their meeting in the morning hours. To the rst item: Having worked for 12 years in the system (county employee) I can attest that utilities are the LEAST worry of the commission. Never during my period of employment did I observe anyone doing a walk thru after hours to ensure lights, etc., was turned off or was there any protocols in effect to suggest employees ensure conservation of utilities. To the second item: Employees receive overtime pay. STOP! That is an issue very easily solved. If the person is a union employee negotiate with the union that after hour attendance of meetings is part of the employment agreement. Staff members TOUGH! The only employee that I recall that would be charging overtime is the county attorney (WHATS New?) Get a Grip! The attorney will charge the same if the meeting is held morning, noon or night and/or if more than two people are breathing. Third item: Adjoining counties do it so it must be the thing? Once again we are being compared to others. Why cant the sitting commissioners have the intestinal fortitude (for lack of other choice words to which we nd they are lacking) to say for one time its what we are directing and the decision is nal? The circumstances indicate the comparison will be the justi cation needed to calm and shift the uproar because its done elsewhere its the thing for us? Finally, it comes down to a simple question? Are the employees and elected of cials of the county there to serve the citizens of our county? If the answer were to be YES then what difference does it make when the meetings are held? The recent decision infers the contrary. When I was employed I was thankful and enjoyed to the opportunity to serve the veterans and those in need of housing assistance through the SHIP program. I never once received overtime staying late to assist someone in need. During a hurricane in 2004 I refused to accept overtime (time and half) for the two days I spent in the operation center. I felt it was the right thing to do! The meeting should be scheduled to provide the greatest opportunity to our citizens to express their views. There was a time in our history when we witnessed this type of governing and it failed. This action taken by the commission is WRONG!Sincerely, Bo WilliamsSt. Joe Beach/Beacon Hill 1229 Jenks Avenue, Panama City, Florida Florida Blue is the trade name of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida (BCBSF), Inc. Life, Dental and Disability are oered by Florida Combined Life, an aliate of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida. ese companies are Independent Licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. *Policies have limitations and exclusions. e amount of benets provided depends upon the plan selected and the premium will vary with the amount of benets selected. **Florida Blue oers only the high-deductible health plan to be used in conjunction with the Health Savings Account (HSA). 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If that describes you, youre probably fortunate to have missed out on the housing bubble and lax lending standards of a few years ago, when millions of people took out mortgages they couldnt afford or understand. Homeownership is a longterm commitment filled with expenses (both expected and unexpected) and responsibilities. The upsides not to mention the tax advantages are why about two-thirds of Americans own instead of renting. But homeownership is not always right for everyone or at every stage of life. Heres hoping that now, as home prices have plummeted and loan interest rates are at historic lows, you can resist the temptation to get in over your head and rst bone up on the many one-time and recurring costs involved in owning your own home. A good place to start is Know Before You Owe, the nancial education initiative launched last year by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to ensure that people receive concise, easy-to-understand information regarding mortgages, credit cards and student loans, among other major nancial decisions (www. consumerfinance.gov). After soliciting input from thousands of consumers, lenders, mortgage brokers and consumer advocates, the CFPB recently developed new prototypes for the federal disclosure forms borrowers receive after applying for a mortgage and before closing on the loan. When making what is likely the biggest purchase of their life, consumers should be looking at paperwork that clearly lays out the terms of the deal, said CFPB Director Richard Cordray. The proposed forms combine several different but overlapping documents now required by various federal agencies. But they will simplify the language and format and make it easier to compare different mortgages and more easily understand loan terms, including interest rates, monthly payment amounts, closing costs and how the loan amount might change over time (e.g., with an adjustable-rate loan). They also highlight features borrowers may want to avoid such as prepayment penalties and negative amortization. In the meantime, if youre considering buying a home, review the proposed forms to get an idea of which costs you should be watching out for. And, even if youre already comparing loans or in escrow, ask your lender to show you where the various costs highlighted in the new forms are located in your current disclosure documents it might help avoid costly last-minute surprises. Here are some factors future homebuyers should keep in mind: Start planning now. It could take years to save enough for a down payment and closing costs. Dont forget ongoing expenses like a monthly mortgage payment, mortgage insurance, homeowners insurance, property taxes, furnishings, maintenance and repairs. People with poor credit ratings usually either dont qualify for loans or pay much higher interest rates. Work on repairing your credit at the same time you launch a savings plan. If your down payment isnt at least 20 percent, youll probably be required to buy Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI), which protects the lender if you default. For a comprehensive overview of how different types of mortgages work, check out Bankrate.com. Also, watch the easy-to-follow video explaining mortgages at Practical Money Skills for Life (www. practicalmoneyskills.com), a free personal nancial management program run by Visa Inc. Jason Alderman directs Visas nancial education programs. To Follow Jason Alderman on Twitter: www.twitter. com/PracticalMoney. Homeownership is a long-term commitment lled with expenses (both expected and unexpected) and responsibilities. JASON ALDERMAN LettersA5 | The Star Thursday, September 13, 2012

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This year the turtle nesting season started with a rush activity on St. Vincent Island and it looked like it was going to be a record breaking season. The turtle patrol has marked and recorded 103 turtle on the island this summer. But Mother Nature stepped in early in the summer and brought us a stormy, wet summer. Tropical storm Debby came ashore on June 24 and washed away 41 nests. Then on Aug. 28, slow-moving Isaac caused another storm surge that destroyed another 17 nests. The weather pattern all summer has been rain, rain, rain. This kept the sand cooler than normal, which extended the gestation period of the turtle eggs by about 10 days certainly a very interesting year. As of Sept. 5, the turtle patrol has dug 17 nests either those that have hatched or those that were way overdue. The turtle patrol volunteers count the shells from the hatched eggs and record the number of unhatched eggs. Nine of those nests hatched and sent about 656 hatchlings into the Gulf. Twenty-eight nests have not hatched, and hopefully there will not be more weather problems. The Red Wolf program which has been ongoing on St. Vincent Island since 1989 also has had a disappointing year. One breeding pair of red wolves is kept on the island to produce pups each spring. In the winter, the pups are trapped, their health checked and they are tted with radio tracking collars. The pups remain with their family until they are 18 months old. They are then trapped and relocated to Alligator River NWR in North Carolina, where they are reintroduced into the wild. The staff and volunteers that track the wolves have found no evidence of pups this year. With fall and winter just around the corner, some hunters are preparing for the hunts on St. Vincent Island. There are three hunts that take place each year: White-tailed Deer Archery Hunt, Nov. 15-17 Sanbar Deer Hunt, Nov. 29 to Dec. 1 Primitive Weapon Hunt, Jan. 24-26 The Sanbar Deer Hunt is lled, but the other two hunts still have spots available. Interested hunters can apply for a permit at www.myfwc. com/license until Sept. 28. The FWC website also has tips on how to prepare for a hunt on St. Vincent Island. Volunteers still are needed by the St. Vincent Island NWR. Both outdoor and of ce-based volunteer work is available. At the Apalachicola of ce, volunteers can help with visitor services, assist with administrative tasks, or help write grant proposals. On the island, volunteers can monitor wildlife such as red wolves and sea turtles, participate in bird counts, clean up trash on the islands beautiful beaches, remove invasive plants, do maintenance work or help with the hunts on the island. Other opportunities include assisting in environmental education programs, leading community outreach programs, documenting St. Vincent Islands history or serving on the Board of our Supporters group. To volunteer or learn more about how you can help, email supportstvin@ hotmail.com. The monthly island tours are once again taking reservations. All tours are on the second Wednesdays Oct. 10, Nov. 14, Jan 9, Feb. 13, March 13, April 10 and May 8. The enhanced website will offer details about the tours plus a convenient place to sign up. Just click on Island Tour Sign Up. The tour is free, but participants must make a reservation at www.stvincentfriends.com. Seats are lled on a rstcome, rst-served basis. There is a small charge for boat transportation to and from the island. You can also visit the island on your own. Remember the island is primitive bring everything you need, including drinking water and leave only your footprints behind. This monthly column is provided by the Supporters of St. Vincent Island National Wildlife Refuge. Visit our web page for more information and volunteer opportunities www.stvincentfriends. com and never miss an opportunity to visit St. Vincent Island. 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Thomas could not get enough of the sh, which he had nothing to do with catching. But that is part of the fun. Thanks to Debbie Hooper at joebay. com for the photo. Inshore Offshore SPONSORED BY Of cials: Never feed dolphinsBy STAN KIRKLANDFlorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Bottlenose dolphins are beautiful marine mammals. Tourists who travel to the Gulf Coast love to see them. But dolphins should never be fed. Sometimes, unfortunately, they are. Thats the assessment of of cials with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (and NOAAs National Marine Fisheries Service. However, it is illegal to feed dolphins under the Marine Mammal Protection Act, a federal law that has been in effect since 1972. On July 16, the FWC received a call about a dolphin biting a female swimmer at the Panama City Pass. The swimmer reportedly was part of a dolphin tour but was not feeding dolphins when she was bitten on the leg. Her injuries were minor and did not require medical treatment, according to a report. Dolphins are large, powerful creatures, and its illegal to feed them for several reasons, said Elsa Haubold, section leader in the FWCs Species Conservation Planning Section. They have sharp teeth, and anyone who offers them food is subject to being bitten and injured. Not only that, when you teach dolphins to associate people with sh or other food items, the dolphins teach this behavior to their young and you perpetuate a vicious cycle. Its really up to people to help us break this cycle. Haubold said dolphins that are fed also are raising the ire of anglers by snatching sh off their lines. She said in some instances, the dolphins themselves end up being hooked and injured. FWC Maj. Bruce Cooper, who oversees law enforcement efforts in the Florida Panhandle, said that during a recent plainclothes operation by FWC of cers, two Panama City dolphin-tour boat operators were identi ed feeding dolphins during a dolphinviewing trip. The investigation is continuing, with possible charges forthcoming. We want people to enjoy themselves when they are out recreationally or on a commercial vessel to see dolphins, but the law is in place for a reason, he said.DEBBIE HOOPER | joebay.comSt. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge is a unique barrier island off the coast of Gulf and Franklin counties. BIRDS-EYE VIEWFROM ST. VINCENT ISLAND A rough season for turtle nests LOVE THAT KING With cooler air and water temperatures this week, all inshore species should take notice. Fall feeding patterns will soon be the talk of the town, and great trout and red sh catches are anticipated. Good freshwater catches of bass, bream and cat sh are all because of the rising waters left over from the hurricane. As September gets under way, offshore shing will begin to slow down because of alack of daily bag limits and species regulations. Grouper season still has 40-plus days left and will make up the most of our offshore shing for the rest of the year. Great sh are being caught close to shore in the MBARA numbers, but dont expect any record-sized sh here.

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PORT ST. JOE WEWAHITCHKA PORT ST. JOE WEWAHITCHKA SP O RTS www.starfl.comThursday, September 13, 2012 APage 7SectionWewahitchka boys compete at TallahasseeStar Staff ReportThe boys cross country team at Wewahitchka High School nished 12th in a meet at Leon High School in Tallahassee on Sept. 8. The team was led by Jakob Bidwell who was followed to the line by Shaquille Scott, Elijah Sarmiento, Colby Gay, Jason Haire, Weston Sarmiento, Charlie Laird and Clay Brock.Lady Gators open season 3-1Star Staff ReportThe young season is off to a spiking start for the Wewahitchka High School volleyball team. The Lady Gators registered wins over Altha, Bethlehem and Cottondale around a single loss to Sneads. Wewahitchka opened the season with a ve-game victory over Altha, winning the nal game 15-10. Altha took the rst game 25-17 before the Lady Gators took the next two 28-26 and 25-22 before Altha evened the match in the fourth game 26-24. The Lady Gators took a straight-game match against Bethlehem, winning 25-20, 25-11 and 25-17, but three days later were swept by Sneads 16-25, 14-25 and 13-25. Wewahitchka rebounded by taking down Cottondale in ve games. The Lady Gators won the opening game 25-16 before Cottondale took a 2-1 game lead after game wins of 25-15 and 25-13. Wewahitchka evened the match with a 25-18 win in the fourth game and won the nal game 15-9 to take the match. Wewahitchka was in Liberty County on Tuesday. Lady Sharks improving by the gameStar Staff ReportCoach Wayne Taylor keeps reminding himself his Port St. Joe High School volleyball team is young and in need of experience. Nothing helps like a few tough losses. The week started on a rough note last Wednesday as the Lady Tiger Sharks hosted Bay and lost in three games, 12-25, 13-25 and 20-25. Although a dif cult loss, Taylor noted a few bright spots, Nicole Endres with ve kills from 22 attacks and freshman Callie Fleshren was 100 percent from the serving line with one ace. The young teams struggles continued Thursday night as they traveled to Liberty County and again lost in three games. Endres had four service aces and ve kills from 13 attempts. Fleshren continues to be perfect from the service line with another 10 serves that were in play. She also had four kills on 13 attempts and eight assists, Taylor said. Sophomore Haley Wood had 11 digs. Saturday the Lady Tiger Sharks played four matches and won one. The team is showing signs of cohesiveness and several matches were very close, Taylor noted. Port St. Joe lost the rst match to South Walton by scores of 22-25 and 19-25. The second match was against Baker, and the scores were 17-25 and 14-25. The win came against Bozeman with scores of 25-22 and 25-10 and the nal match of the day was against 4-A Marianna. The Lady Tiger Sharks played tough, Taylor said, against the Lady Bulldogs but came up short with scores of 20-25 and 17-25. Team leaders to date are Endres with 14 service aces and 19 kills. Fleshren has only one service error in 51 attempts with ve aces. She also has 11 kills in 60 attempts and 18 assists with 112 attempts and 31 digs. Sophomore Haley Wood has 44 serve receives and 27 digs. Taylor said he believes this young team is showing strong signs of starting to put it all together. Their serves are becoming more accurate, and they are beginning to be more aggressive by sending fewer free ball back across the net. VOLLEYBALL HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALLVernon manhandles WewahitchkaBy RANDAL SEYLER638-0212| @WCN_HCT rseyler@chipleypaper.com VERNON Vernon took command early in its 2012 home debut Friday night and went on to take 38-6 win over Wewahitchka in a battle of Class 1A schools. Junior tight end Brandon Malloy put the Yellow Jackets on the board with 5:23 to play in the opening quarter. He carried 68 yards to the Wewahitchka 2, then busted through the middle to score. Senior quarterback Dylan Kirk connected with junior wide receiver Julian Silas on a conversion pass to make it 8-0. With 2 minutes left in the rst quarter, Kirk connected with sophomore wide receiver Austin Brown on a scoring pass and the Yellow Jackets led 14-0. That series was initiated by Silas interception that stopped a Gator drive at the Vernon 30. Kirk connected with Brown again from 10 yards with 4:44 to play in the half, culminating a 65-yard, seven-play drive. Kirks conversion pass to Silas increased the lead to 22-0. With 2:10 left to play in the half, Brown picked off a Gator pass inside the Wewahitchka 30 and returned it to the end zone. Vernon led 30-0 going into halftime. Vernons nal touchdown came with 8:27 left to play in the third quarter when Malloy went up the middle from the 2. Kirk found Brown for two points to make it 38-0, which invoked the mercy rule and kept the clock running. The Gators were able to get on the board when sophomore QB Rashard Ranie connected with junior tight end Javar Hill after the Gators had recovered a Yellow Jackets fumble at the Vernon 35. Ranie connected with Hill at the 9-yard line on the rst play, then duplicated the effort on rst-and-goal. Kirk nished with 123 yards passing on 11 of 19. Malloy had 105 yards rushing, Brown ve receptions for 68 yards and Silas caught three passes for 41 yards. The Yellow Jackets travel to Bozeman next Friday, while the Gators host Robert F. Munroe.By BRAD MILNER747-5065 | @PCNHBradMilner bmilner@pcnh.com SAND HILLS Bozeman passed its rst big football test of the season. Jacob Martinez accounted for three scores and David Elmore and Javoni Bell each notched two touchdowns as the hosts beat Port St. Joe 35-8 on Friday. It was a battle between a Bucks team looking to take the next step forward and an improved Tiger Sharks squad that fell to 1-1. Bozeman moved to 2-0 in its home opener, which featured the Bucks in all red jerseys. This was a big win for us, Bozeman coach Loren Tillman said. I thought aside from some missed tackles we played well defensively against a team that was scoring a lot of points in the jamboree and last week. Bozeman also showed a killer instinct that had been missing in the past after PSJ struck for its rst and only score late in the third quarter. Jarkeice Davis took a pitch right, broke two tackles in the back eld, squirted through more defenders to the sideline, cut left, sprinted down the opposite sideline and dived over for a 55-yard score. Natron Lee added a 2-point conversion to narrow the gap to 21-8. Bell erased the momentum with a 52-yard scoring run four plays later. Davis, who had a game-high 142 yards, fumbled on the next possession. Martinez, who along with James Jernigan fought through cramping in the second half, connected with Elmore for 19 yards to cap the scoring to open the fourth quarter. We were able to ght back a little bit, Port St. Joe coach Chuck Gannon said. There was still plenty of time to get back in the game. Bell, who had 123 yards on eight carries, and Martinez, who threw for two TDs on three completions and rushed for 52 yards and a TD, saw to it PSJ didnt draw any closer. Port St. Joe had a lot of ght left, Tillman said. We showed our depth with the players cramping and team speed, that was important. The teams spent the majority of the rst quarter swapping punts and attempting physical dominance. Bozeman punted on its rst three possessions, but caught a break when it recovered a fumbled pitch at its 38. Bozeman went 62 yards for the opening score on a drive aided by a late hit penalty. Daniel Taylor had two carries for 34 yards to set up a 1-yard dive by Martinez to open the scoring early in the second quarter. A penalty for an ineligible receiver down eld stunted the Tiger Sharks ensuing drive. They had moved as deep as the Bozeman 33 on the strength of a 36-yard halfback pass from Davis to Troy Williams. PSJ went backward 15 yards and was forced to punt. Kris Kenney fumbled away the Bucks next possession two plays later and PSJ drove to the 13 before turning the ball over on downs. Bozeman capitalized when Martinez found Elmore at the Bozeman 45. Elmore cut inside past a defender and nished off a 72-yard connection for a 14-0 Bozeman halftime lead. Gannon said playing against a potential playoff team, and more of them in the future, will help toughen PSJ. We learned we have to be more physical through a whole game, he said. And we need to cut down the mental mistakes. Port St. Joe is off next week. Bozeman hosts Vernon. ANDREW P JOHNSON | The News HeraldPort St. Joe Quarterback Ramello Zaccarro (7) hands the ball off to Jarkice Davis (1) against Bozeman during their matchup Friday at Bozeman High School.Bucks trump Tiger SharksBozemans Kris Kenney (11) and Chandler Burkett (19) and Port St. Joes Natron Lee ( 8) and Marcell Johnson (68) leap for a loose ball.

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LocalA8 | The Star Thursday, September 13, 2012He was teaching ROTC he is in charge of Port St. Joes NROTC program at a school in New York, four miles as the crow flies from the nancial district of Manhattan and the Twin Towers. He recalls the rst phone call reporting a small plane ying into one tower and the roar overhead as the second plane ew past, 100 feet above the ground, using the schools steeple as a directional marker. Jarosz recalls stepping outside the schools front door to see the billowing smoke on the horizon, as he watched the towers consumed. He remembers the photos he took of that sunny day turned dark, photos he rarely has the ability to look at. Jarosz recalls the loss of cell phone service, the children evacuated from Manhattan to his school, unable to tell parents of their safety for more than 18 hours. He remembers the night in a school on lockdown, the carnival atmosphere that likely helped all cope with the tragedy that surrounded their school. Two students lost parents. Jarosz attended seven funerals of friends in the days after the attack. The last person found alive in the rubble, Jarosz knew by name and by the number of hours over 27 the person kept the faith until help arrived. Jarosz also remembers the tales from Ground Zero of the people trapped in the rubble, tapping their life to rescuers who ultimately would be unable to save them. In the aftermath of the attack, Jarosz and his school become something of a hub for those working to clean up the carnage. I made more egg omelets than I can ever remember making in my life, Jarosz said. For months, for people coming back and forth from Ground Zero. Marty Jarosz remembers, and that made Tuesday in Port St. Joe all the more poignant. Robert C. Bruner Attorney Personal & Business BankruptcyOver 30 Years Legal Experience850-670-3030 bankruptcy relief under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information 9454 HWY 98 BEACON HILL AT THE MEXICO BEACHCITY LIMITS (850) 647-8310 9454 HWY 98 BEACON HILL AT T H E 9454 HWY 98 BEACON HILL AT T H E GREAT SELECTION OF ALL YOUR FAVORITE BEER, WINE & SPIRITS KARAOKE & DJ IN THE CROWS NEST ON THE POOP DECKTYLER BUSH SEPT 13TH HOLLY ADKINS & LUKEABBEY SEPT 20TH & 27TH JIMMY CURRY OCT 4TH & 11TH. COMEENJOYTHESUNSETRandyStark with Art Long on SaxOn the Poop Deck S UPCOMING EVENTSSATURDAY, SEPT 15TH FORONENIGHTONLY Bobby Kennedy & Michelle Milligan Prompt Dependable Same Day Service 8292440 OPEN HOUSEat 112 Westcott Circle, Port St. Joe Two Days Only -Sept. 13TH and Sept. 14THfrom Noon until 7PMSHOP FOR CHRISTMASWhether youre looking for a little extra money or a full time career. Youre looking for SCENTSY!Scentsy is safer than traditional candles!Using a beautiful ceramic warmer, a low wattage light bulb and over 80 wonderful scents, you can transform your house into a fabulous smelling home!My team is growing rapidly but we still have plenty of room for more enthusiastic people.Ty Robinson850.229.2679 www.tyrobinson.scentsy.us Become an Independent Scentsy Consultant Today!Check out my website or give me a call! My team is growing rapidly but we still have plenty of room for more enthusiastic people. CHANGED from page A1

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COMMUNITY www.starfl.com BPage 1Section Saving Cape San Blas Lighthouse gains urgencyBy TIM CROFT227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@star .com The Board of County Commissioners, at the urging of the Coastal Community Association, weighed in on the effort to save the Cape San Blas Lighthouse during the BOCC regular bi-monthly meeting Tuesday. CCA President Pat Hardman said she was there at the request of several interested parties to see a committee formed to examine all the options pertaining to saving the lighthouse. After Tropical Storm Isaac raised havoc two weeks ago, the lighthouse and keepers quarters on the grounds are on the verge of becoming an articial reef in the bottom of the ocean, Hardman said. It has reached critical mass out there, Hardman said. This lighthouse is historic. And it is one of only two lighthouses in Florida that has the original lens. Hardman asked the BOCC to form a committee to consider short-term and long-term options, from saving the lighthouse to maintaining in the long term. The land is Air Force property, but the Air Force has moved ahead with required paperwork to abandon the property. According to county planner David Richardson, a letter received from the Air Force indicated the lighthouse was on their radar, and DAR promotes Constitution Week in countyStar Staff ReportWe the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, Insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish the Constitution for the United States of America. The Constitution stated that the new government could come into being when any nine of the 13 states adopted it. In addition, the delegates recommended that state conventions be held to debate and vote on whether or not to accept the Constitution as the new law of the land. The following men were the seven key gures in the shaping of the new nation: John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and George Washington. These men all played pivotal roles and served in a variety of capacities to help win American freedom and establish a new nation. Though there are many other founding fathers in our nations history, the story of our nation would be incomplete without noting the accomplishments of these seven.TDC wins The Henry, one Silver Flagler Star Staff ReportThe Gulf County Tourist Development Council was awarded The Henry for its Tourism EXPO Event in the category of Tourism Advocacy at the 2012 Flagler Awards, held Sept. 5-7, at SeaWorld during the Florida Governors Conference on Tourism. This is the highest honor we could win, said Jennifer Jenkins, executive director of the Gulf County Tourist Development Council. This is a big win for Gulf County and much deserved. Additionally, Gulf County TDC received a Silver Flagler by Visit Florida for its Gulf County Discovery Guide. In February 2011, the Gulf County TDC created the Tourism EXPO and Customer Service Training event, with support from the Gulf Coast Workforce Board, to help local tourism operators better understand and promote Gulf Countys unique assets. With growing awareness as a family-friendly vacation alternative to the busier beaches to its west, the primary purpose of the event was to educate local businesses, reservationists and staff members about what there is to do in the area and what to say when they get the, So, what is there to do around there? question. Additionally, the workshop had a preseason viewing of the 2011 TDC marketing campaign and an entertaining presentation on phone etiquette and customer service tips by Lori Lupino of Gulf Coast State College. The rst-ofits-kind event drew more than 150 participants and was held in the Centennial Building before the start of the 2011 spring season. Also presented to Gulf County at the Governors Conference was a Silver Flagler Award in the category of promotional materials for their Guide to Discovering Gulf County & Old Florida. The guide is the ultimate resource for tourists visiting Gulf County with 68 pages of outstanding photography, events, business listings and maps. Florida Welcome Center and Panama City Airport of cials had reported the brochure to be one of their most popular, with difculty keeping the racks full. Flagler Awards were presented in 17 categories with the majority of them going to The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Free food stamp training program to be FridayStar Staff ReportRoyal American Management, a service provider for the Gulf Coast Workforce Board, will have a free workshop on the Food Stamp Employment and Training program at 10 a.m. ET Friday, Sept. 14, in the WIG/CRC Building, 401 Peters St. in Port St. Joe. This program could be very bene cial to those who are struggling nancially in our community, said Julie Torres, FSET director. Ultimately our goal is to help place individuals into good jobs by providing a variety of free employment and training services. The workshop will cover important information about the FSET program and how individuals can participate. Services offered by FSET include career counseling and guidance, nancial assistance for short-term training (GED, CNA and computer classes), employability skills training, monthly gas reimbursements and job placement assistance. The program also can help cover other job-related expenses such as child care. The FSET program is a voluntary and free program for anyone receiving food stamp assistance. To qualify, individuals must live in the Bay, Gulf and Franklin counties. For more information or to register for the workshop, call Torres at 7673212, ext. 156.SPECIAL TO THE STARCatherine Noel, left, and Jack Kerigan from Kerigan Marketing Associates and Gulf County Tourist Development Director Jennifer Jenkins accepted two major awards at the governors conference on tourism.Gulf tourism takes highest honor we could win See DAR B5 See TOURISM B5DEBBIE HOOPER | joebay.comFlood waters crept increasingly closer to the Cape San Blas Lighthouse after Tropical Storm Isaac blew through the area.IT WILL BE GONEIt has reached critical mass out there. This lighthouse is historic. And it is one of only two lighthouses in Florida that has the original lens.Pat Hardman president, Coastal Community AssociationIF WE WAIT FOR THE NEXT THING TO HAPPENSee LIGHTHOUSE B5Thursday, September 13, 2012

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B2 | The Star Thursday, September 13, 2012 Special to The StarNAI TALCOR is proud to announce its expansion into the Northwest Florida real estate market. This growth will allow NAI TALCOR, formally known as TALCOR Commercial Real Estate Services Inc., to broaden its services to new and existing customers while ensuring the same dedication they have had in the past. Joining the NAI team are principals Brent Faison and Patrick Jones, who will be overseeing business operations from Franklin County westward as part of the NAI TALCOR West Florida Division. Jones is responsible for management of the Panama City and Port St. Joe of ces. He specializes in corporate services real estate, focused on developing asset evaluation, management and disposition strategies for corporate clients. Before joining NAI TALCOR, he served as managing broker for North Florida Land & Capital and as a quantitative risk management analyst for a Top 50 banking corporation. He is active in the community serving as vice chairman of the Port St. Joe Port Authority, chairman of the Port St. Joe Redevelopment Agency, former chairman of the Gulf County Planning and Development Review Board and former Gulf County Economic Development Committee commissioner. Faison has 15 years experience in commercial real estate with a focus on brokerage and asset management in the northern Gulf Coast region. He received a degree in economics from the University of Georgia and is licensed to practice real estate in Florida and Georgia. Brent and his family reside in Bay County. NAI TALCOR has ofces in Port St Joe, Panama City and Tallahassee. The companys team of 55 professionals handles the sales and leasing of more than 250 properties and manages more than 4.5 million square feet of of ce, retail and industrial space. Its acreage division continues to expand, representing local, regional and national clients throughout North Florida, South Georgia and South Alabama. NAI Global was founded in 1978 as one of the industrys rst commercial real estate networks. Today NAI Global is one of the largest commercial real estate service providers worldwide. NAI Global manages a network of 350 of ces and 5,000 agents in 55 countries. NAI professionals complete more than $40 billion in commercial real estate transactions annually. NAI rms are independently owned and operated, providing local market knowledge and insight you only get from a rm with deep connections in the local community. NAI Global is the worlds only managed network of real estate rms. OFTHEWEEKPET St. Joseph Bay Humane Society We still have plenty of kittens for you to choose from. Come by and visit them. Any one of them would make a great addition to your family. All hae been socialized with kids, adults and even dogs. I am sure that you can find the purrfect cat or kitten at SJBHS. WE ARE IN NEED OF VOLUNTEERS TO HELP WITH SOME GENERAL MAINTANCE, CLEANING, PAINTING ECT VOLUNTEERS ARE ALSO NEEDED FOR PET SOCIALIZATION AND FOSTER HOMES. SCHOOL CREDIT AVAILABLE TO QUALIFIED STUDENTS. Please do not hesitate to email townsend.hsdirector@gmail.com or adoptbaystjoe@gmail.com or call the St. Joseph Bay Humane Society at 850-227-1103 and ask for Melody or Debbie! Online applications are available at www.sjbhumanesociety.org Adoption fees include our cost of spay/neuter and current vaccinations. We are now proud partners with www.petsforpatriots.org Our hours for the shelter are Tuesday-Saturday from 10 am-4 pm! Our shelter location is 1007 Tenth Street in Port St. Joe! IF YOU ARE MISSING A PET, PLEASE CHECK WITH US! Follow us on Facebook: St. Joseph Bay Humane Society $5.00 donation Hotdog Chips & Drink (Limit 2 dogs per donation)(850) 227-9393 (Pd.Pol.Ad.) SocietyJackson is 3Jackson Davis Cherry turned 3 on Sunday, July 15. He celebrated by having a Mickey Mouse party with family. Jacksons parents are Kevin and Stephanie Cherry. Jacksons sisters are Brooke and Caroline Hysmith and Jackson has a brother Cameron Cherry. Grandparents are Terry and Debra Watson, Eric and Carol Mann and Ronnie Cherry.Happy Birthday Tommy and Rylan Fortune!!We Love You Both Very Much!! Love,Kari, Nena, Zinny, Bailey, Taylor, Bubba and MarissaLisa Estes, John Deeson to wedLisa T. Estes and John F. Deeson have announced they will be married at 4 p.m. ET Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at Beacon Hill on the Beach. Lisa and John are both currently employed at Durens Piggly Wiggly and reside in Port St Joe. No invitations are being sent. All friends and relatives are invited to come and share in this special occasion. Should there be inclement weather, the ceremony will be held at Family Life Church, 323 Reid Ave, Port St Joe. The fellowship/reception will follow at the covered picnic area behind the Centennial Building, Allen Memorial Way, Port St Joe.Star Staff ReportThe Charles Whitehead Public Library in Wewahitchka will host a class on learning how to download free eBooks to your Kindle, Nook, iPad or other device from 1-2:30 p.m. CT Sept. 25 in the library meeting room. Class size is limited, so please register at 639-2419. The Charles Whitehead Public Library is at 314 N. Second St. in Wewahitchka.Brooke is 13!Katelyn Brooke Hysmith turned 13 on Monday, Sept. 3. She celebrated by having a zebra-themed party with family and friends. We love you, Mom, Kevin, Caroline, Jackson and CameronMiles Allen Butler turns 10Miles Allen Butler turned 10 years old on Sept. 9. Miles is the son of Rhett and Brittnie Butler of Howard Creek. He is the big brother of Rilan and Parker Butler. He is the grandson of Dit and Debbie Butler of St. Joe Beach, Sandy Watson of Howard Creek and Allen Parker of Jonesboro, Ga. Happy birthday. TALCOR expands west, changes name EngagementCaroline is 8Caroline Braylee Hysmith turned 8 on Wednesday, July 18. She celebrated by having a cupcake-themed party with family. We love you, Mom, Kevin, Brooke, Jackson and CameronLearn about free eBooks

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The Star| B3Thursday, September 13, 2012 Becky HarePiano/Keyboard Instructor Piano LessonsLessons in your home for you convenience!!! 850-899-1827 TANNING, WAXING, EAR PIERCING, FEATHERS, FASHION EXTENSIONS & UP DOS.Welcomes LindsayStreetWalk-ins Welcome WEDNESDAY NIGHTAll You Can Eat Fish..... $13.95 THURSDAY NIGHT All You Can Eat Shrimp$14.95 7008 Hwy. 98 St. Joe Beach, FL 32456 (850) 647-6167 School NewsSpecial to The StarThe district is moving to a new student information system, which will be a work in progress for at least two years. We apologize for the inconvenience of not being able to view student grades and attendance on a daily or weekly basis, but thus far the parent portal has been only partially open. Because this is a new system and we must at all costs protect student condentiality, parents will be required to re-register for access to their childs grades and attendance. A three-step process will open the portal: rst, complete the registration form that was sent home or pick up one from the school. Second, take the form and a valid picture ID to the school to be copied for the schools les. The school will complete the form, make a copy for the parent and keep the original. Finally, go to www.gulf.k12..us, click New-FOCUS Parent Portal Registration and complete the required information. The school will need at least 48 hours to allow access. Parents who have more than one child in the system will only need to complete one form per school, not a form for each child. For more information, contact your childs school guidance counselor or the front ofce.Special to The StarFaith Christian School proudly welcomes Mr. Matthew White to our teaching staff. Mr. Matthew teaches Spanish to grades K3 through eighth and is excited about what the students are learning. In his class, students enjoy learning a new language through games, songs and activities of all kinds. Mr. Matthew is the worship pastor of Long Avenue Baptist Church but serves at FCS on Fridays. Matthew is a native of Port St. Joe. He and his wife, Sarah, have two daughters, one of whom is a K4 student at FCS.Special to The StarSchool district offers adult programsGulf School District is excited to announce that it is offering day and night adult programs in Port St. Joe and Wewahitchka. Programs provide two options: credit earning for a standard diploma or GED preparation for students who want to take the GED. Though the district is not a GED testing site, students may take the test in Bay County or Franklin County through their adult programs. Hours for both adult schools are 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 5-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. These hours give students the opportunity to participate 38.5 hours each week. Because the programs operate on an open enrollment policy, students may enroll at any time during the school year. There is a $28.50 fee per semester, which was mandated by the 2011 Legislature, so students are encouraged to enroll early in the semester to get the maximum instructional time. For more information, call Melody Nelson in Port St. Joe at 227-1744 and Billy Hoover in Wewahitchka at 639-9292.GCSC to host annual College Night PAn N AMA CITY Gulf Coast State College is hosting its annual College Night from 6-8 p.m. CT today, Sept. 13, in the Student Union East Conference Center. The event brings representatives from more than 50 colleges and universities together in one location at one time. College Night is aimed at current GCSC students, local high school students and their parents, and others in the community who are thinking about coming back to school or attending college for the rst time. Information about degrees, programs, careers and nancial aid will be available. College Night is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Brittney Simmons at bsimmons@gulfcoast.edu or 913-2902. PSJHS Class of reunionThe Port St. Joe High School Class of 1972 is planning a reunion for 4 p.m. Oct. 6 at Triple Tails Oyster Bar and Grill. Cost is $20 per person, which includes buffet, beverage and gratuity. Make your plans to be there. For more information, visit www.psj72.com. By TIM CROFT227-7827 | @PSJ_Star tcroft@star.com A no muss, no fuss continuing education. That is what Gulf Coast State College at its Gulf/Franklin Center will be offering in the coming weeks as Education Encore returns for another year. Education Encore offers noncredit enrichment classes for adults on a variety of topics. We have a saying, you are never too old to learn, said Jim Barr, coordinator of Education Encore. There are no tests, no grades, no stress, just fun. Registration for Education Encore begins at 1 p.m. ET Sept. 19 in Building A, Room 101, at the Gulf/Franklin Center. Registration is rst-come, rst-served. Classes will be held on six consecutive Wednesdays, Sept. 26 through Oct. 31. Classes are being offered in three morning time periods, from 8:30 a.m. to noon, making it possible for a student to take three classes during this years Encore. The goal of Education Encore, Barr said, is to provide a learning environment that is fun, lively and offers diversity, insight and wisdom in which adults explore new ideas. If you have been to college, this is an opportunity to relive the college experience, Barr said. If you have not attended college, this is an opportunity to live it. Just as exercising the body keeps one physically t, exercising the mind keeps one mentally t, he said. The courses offered at the Gulf/Franklin Center include basic computer skills, digital camera, drawing, writing, chair yoga, marine biology, Dare to Repair, acrylic painting and conversational Spanish, among others. The fee for participants is $66 for the six-week program, which includes three classes on each of the six Wednesdays. To browse the selection of classes offered, visit the website at www.gulfcoast. edu/EducationEncore, or for more information call 872-3823 or email jbarr@ gulfcoast.edu. Dont miss this great opportunity to continue your education or pursue a longtime interest. You are never too old to learn. Education Encore returns to Gulf/Franklin Center DAAZZLIING DOLPHIINSSp P Ec C IAl L To O ThTH E STARPort St. Joe Elementary Schools Dazzling Dolphins are, front row,  Brianna Baker, Boston McGhee, Samantha Childers and back row,  Jasmin Hayes, Sara Whiteld, Chasity Finch, Dane Mallon.TT IM CRo O FT | The StarEducation Encore, offering an array of noncredit classes for adults, begins at the Gulf/Franklin Center in the coming weeks. The Lions TaleMMATThHEW WhWHITEDistrict moving to new student information system Education BRIEFsS

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FAITHPage B4 www.starfl.com Jerry Arhelger, SOUTHERLAND FAMILY FUNERAL HOME507 10th Street Port St. Joe(850) 229-8111 TO KNOW CHRIST AND TO MAKE HIMKNOWNST. JAMES EPISCOPAL CHURCH800 22ND STREET, PORT ST. JOE8:00 and 11:00 a.m. (EST) Sunday School 9:45 www.stjamesepiscopalchurch.orgCome worship with us! Rector Father Tommy Dwyer St. Peters Church, ACC(Traditional Services 1928 BCP) Morning Prayer & Holy Communion Sunday...............10:00 A.M. Community Healing Service 6:00 P.M. 4th Thursday of Every MonthThe Rev. Dr. D. Pete Windham, Priest The Rev Lou Little, Deacon Services Temporarily at Senior Citizens Center, 120 Library DriveAn Unchanging Faith In A Changing World Morning Prayer & Holy Communion Sunday...............10:00 A.M.The Rev. Lou Little, PriestServices Temporarily at Senior Citizens Center, 120 Library Drive An Unchanging Faith In A Changing World COMFORTER FUNERAL HOMEW. P. Rocky ComforterL.F.D.(850) 227-1818 www.faithchristianpsj.net (850) 229-6707 9:45 10:30 10:45 6:00 Our Church can be your homeFirst Church of the Nazarene2420 Long Avenue Port St. Joe, Florida 32456 (850) 229-9596 Give unto the Lord the glory due His name, worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness. Psalm 29:2Sunday School............................10 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship ...........11 a.m. Sunday Evening Worship ..............6 p.m. Wednesday Evening Service ....... 7 p.m. A Spirit Filled Outreach Oriented Word of Faith ChurchHOME OF THE POWERHOUSE YOUTHMINISTRIESPastors Andrew & Cathy Rutherford Welcome you to worship with us: Sunday 10:30am SundayNight Prayer 6pm Wednesday 7pm www.familylifechurch.net 323Reid Ave ~ Downtown Port St. Joe, FL ~ 850-229-5433 TOUCHING LIVES WITH THE LOVE OF JESUS 6pm Deborah Tuttle Wednesday: Children: 6:15 p.m. ET Youth: 6:15 p.m. ET Choir: 7:00 p.m. ET First Baptist Church 102 THIRD STREET PORT ST. JOE Buddy Caswell, Minister of Music & Education Bobby Alexander,Minister to StudentsNew Service Schedule for First Baptist ChurchSunday School & Worship Service .................. 9:00 am Sunday School & Worship Service ................. 10:30 am Sunday Evening Adult Bible Study ................. 6:00 pm Wednesday Night Supper .......................... 5:30 pm Wednesday Night Adult Prayer Meeting ............. 6:30 pm Wednesday Night Children's Ministry activities ....... 6:30 pm Wednesday Night Youth Ministry activities ........... 6:30 pm www.fbcpsj.org Wednesday Night Youth Ministry activities www.fbcpsj.org Jeff Pinder Pastor SundaySunday School.............9:00 am Worship Service............10:30 am Youth Groups...............5:30 pm New Service Schedule for First Baptist ChurchSunday School & Worship Service .................. 9:00 am WednesdayDinner.5:00 6:00 pm AWANA.6:00 7:30 pm Surrender Student Ministry6:15 7:30 pm Prayer/Bible Study.6:30 7:30 pm Read the Bible for Life Class6:15 7:30 pm Nursery..6:00 7:30 pm SUNDAY : WORSHIP AT SUNSETPARK 8 AM 10:30 AM ON THE 2ND SUNDAY OF THE MONTH SUNDAY: BIBLE CLASS 9:30 AM SATURDAY : COFFEE TIME 9 11 AM MONDAY : LIFETREE CAF 7 PM WEDNESDAY: MENS BIBLE STUDY 8 AM & WOMENS BIBLE STUDY 5 PM1602 Hwy 98, Mexico Beach, FL(850) 890.1424 www.livingwateratthebeach.com Mrs. Tisha Lee DunnBell was born to Reuben and Mattie L. Dunn on March 8, 1924, in Orange Hill, Fla. After a long and well spent life, she departed this life on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, at Glencove Nursing Home. She attended school at the Brown School in Orange Hill, Fla., also A.D. Harris in Panama City, and received her high school diploma from George Washington High. She also was a musician and played for the choir of Mount Carmel Baptist Church for many years. She was a dispatcher for the city police department of Port St. Joe and a school guard at Port St. Joe High. She was married to the late John Henry Bell, Sr., and they were blessed with six beautiful children and her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Reuben and Mattie Dunn; her daughter, Carla BellGarland; one son, John A. Bell; her sisters, Ruby Katherine, Jenicey Ethel, Alice; one brother, Buddy; and one grandson, Clyde Garland Jr. To cherish your memories, children Carla Garland (deceased), Clarence Bell, Pensacola Fla., Bonnie Bell (Sandra), Kenneth Bell (Maxine), Pensacola, John A Bell (deceased), Patricia Hanible (Jerome) Orlando; grandchildren, Clyde Garland, Jr. (deceased), Anita Willams (Dennis), Latanya Nichols (Willie, Bonnie Brasson (Quince), Deon Garland, Michael Garland all of Orlando, Xenxes Love, Michael Love (Renee) of Virginia, Tracey Evan (Charles) of Atlanta, Ga., Veronica Turner (Danny) of Atlanta, Carla Bell of Panama City, Naomi Russell of Panama City, Tahree Bell (DeFuniak), Leonard Bell of Atlanta, Ga.; and a host of great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. The funeral service was held 11 a.m. ET Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, at the Church of God in Christ with interment following in Forest Hill Cemetery. All services were under the direction of the Comforter Funeral Home.Tisha Lee Dunn-BellRonald J. Isbell, 63, of Kings Mountain, N.C., died Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, at home. He was born May 31, 1949, in Terre Haute, Ind., to Charles and Fern Isbell and was raised on farms in eastern Illinois. A 1967 graduate of Hutsonville (Ill.) High School, he began his journalism career as a correspondent for The Robinson Daily News while still in high school. He graduated from Eastern Illinois University in 1971 with a degree in political science and a minor in journalism. He served as an editor of two newspapers before buying his rst newspaper, The Casey (Ill.) Daily Reporter. His company grew to include newspapers in Marshall, Oakland, Neoga, Greenup (Ill.), Knightstown, New Castle, Edinburgh and Bicknell (Ind.) and eventually Quincy. He also managed newspapers in Christiansburg, Blacksburg and Radford, Va., and Crawfordville and Port St. Joe. He was the publisher and half owner of The Kings Mountain Herald, Cherryville Eagle and Banner News in North Carolina at the time of his death. He also was a newspaper consultant. He was an active member of the Kings Mountain Rotary Club and had formerly been a member of Rotary Clubs in Casey, Ill., Blacksburg, Va., Crawfordville and Port St. Joe. He was also a member of the board of Mountaineer Partnership and of the Kings Mountain Advisory Committee of the Cleveland County Chamber of Commerce. An avid motorcyclist and camper, he and his wife, Wendy, traveled much of the United States, combining those two passions. He is survived by his wife, Wendy, of Kings Mountain, N.C.; parents, Charles and Fern Isbell of Marshall, Ill.; sons and stepchildren Trevor Isbell of Maryville, Tenn., Jason Isbell of Bedford, Ind., Erin Cummins and Traci Moore of Martinsville, Ill., and Wayne Conner of Kings Mountain; two brothers, John of Woodstock, Ill., and Chris of Lena, Ill.; a sister, Kim Bass of Henderson, Nev.; two grandsons, Bryton Moore and Eli Cummins; three granddaughters, Brette Cummins, Jordyn Scott and Hannah Moore; one nephew; and four nieces. Funeral services will be held Friday, Sept. 14, at 10:30 a.m. at PrustHosch Funeral Home in West Union, Ill.. In lieu of owers, contributions to The Green Banana Project Ltd., P.O. Box 1552, Kings Mountain, NC 28086; or Hospice Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights, Shelby, NC 28150; or your choice would be appreciated.Ron Isbell RON ISBELLWilliam Hubert Bill Lindsey, SR, USAF M/Sgt. Ret, was born at Sumatra, Fla., at the home of his maternal grandparents on March 10, 1929, the son of Melvin and Ludy May Hill Lindsey. He died in Tallahassee on Sept. 3, 2012, with his beloved wife of 60 years, Anne, by his side. After graduating from Carrabelle High School as salutatorian in 1947, Bill, also known locally as Hubert, enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps, which later became the U.S. Air Force. His 27 years of active duty before retirement included a year of wartime service in Vietnam. Mr. Lindsey was a member of the Carrabelle United Methodist Church for many years and served as both nancial secretary and treasurer. At the time of his passing, he was a member of the Carrabelle Episcopal Church of the Ascension and served as an usher. In addition to his wife, Anne, he is survived by their two children, Linda Key (and husband, Bill) of OFallon, Ill., and William H. Lindsey, JR (and wife, Barbara) of Houston, Texas; six grandchildren, Charles and Virginia Key of Illinois, and Michael, Elizabeth, Kaitlyn and Megan Lindsey of Texas; as well as four great grandchildren, Danny, Will and Malcom Key and Reid Stabiler; three brothers, Melvin Louis (wife, Ida Belle) of Port St. Joe, Fred of Sumatra and John G. (wife, Sandra) of Blountstown; six nieces; and eight nephews. Services to be held at a later date. Kelley Funeral Home, 149 Avenue H, Apalachicola, 653-2208, is handling all arrangements. Williams Hubert Bill LindseyTerry Dykes, 56, of Port St. Joe, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. He loved life, shing, gardening, his children and his mother. Survivors include his mother, Jewel Dykes of Port Saint Joe; two sons, Destin Dykes and wife, Summer, of Highland View, and Bill Brown and wife, Debra, of Dalkeith; three daughters, Julie Dykes of Youngstown, Emily Gardner of Tallahassee and Angel Nelson of Chattanooga, Tenn.; 10 grandchildren; his brothers and sisters, Diane Watson and husband, Raymond, of Altha, Gene Dykes and wife, Kay, of Highland View, Debra Stallings and husband, Spike, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., Peggy Harris and husband, Scott, of Panama City; a special aunt, Bessie Goff and son Gene of Highland View; his uncle Josh Dykes of Apalachicola; and many cousins, nieces and nephews. The funeral service was held at 11 a.m. ET Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, at the graveside in Holly Hill Cemetery. Interment will follow. Those who wish may make donations to his mother, Jewel Dykes. Services were provided by Comforter Funeral Home.Terry DykesMrs. Joan E. (Lee) Tharpe Melvin, age 62, of Blountstown, Fla., passed away Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, in Blountstown. Joan was born on March 10, 1950, in Port St. Joe, Fla., and had lived in Blountstown for the past 10 years, coming from Wewahitchka, Fla. She was retired from the Jackson County School System as a nutritionist. Joan was a 1968 graduate of Port St. Joe High School and was preceded in death by her father, John David Lee, Sr. and a son, Clifford John (Trey) Tharpe III. Survivors include husband, Frank Melvin, of Blountstown, Fla.; mother, Jeanette Lee of Port St. Joe, Fla.; son, Jeffery Wade Tharpe of Grand Ridge, Fla.; daughter, Laura Jill Bailey and husband, Tim, of Clarksville, Fla.; brother, John David Lee, Jr. and wife, Peggy, of Grand Ridge, Fla.; sister, Marieta Ann Simmons and her husband, Paul, of Pensacola, Fla.; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. CT Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Glen Davis and Chaplain Gino Mayo of ciating. Interment followed in Shady Grove Cemetery in Grand Ridge, Fla. The family received friends from 1 p.m. CT until service time at 2 p.m. CT Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown. All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown.Joan E. (Lee) Tharpe Melvin OBITUARIESThursday, September 13, 2012This business invites you to visit the church of your choice this week. SUBMIT AN OBITUARYTo submit obituaries or sign a guest book, visit www.star .com.

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LocalThe Star| B5Thursday, September 13, 2012 PUBLIC NOTICEA Public Hearing will be held at the Planningand Development Review Board (PDRB) meeting on Monday, September 17 2012 at 8:45 a.m. EST, and at the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting on Tuesday,September 25, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. EST. Both public hearings will be held in the BOCC Meeting Room at the Robert M. Moore AdministrationBuilding, 1000 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida. The public hearings will be to discuss and act on the following:1. Variance Application Hinds & Ivey ParcelID # 03798-660R & 03798-662RLocated in Section 31, Township 6 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida encroachment into road setback for elevated deck.2. Development Policy, Ordinances, ComprehensivePlan and LDR Revisions Occupational License Comp Plan GOPs Construction without permit penalties and Additional development & planning issues 3. Public and Open Discussion The public is encouraged to attend and be heard on these matters. Information prior to the meeting can be viewed at the Planning Department at 1000 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd., Room 311. (2012.88) Trades & Services 227-7847 GET YOUR AD INServicesCALL TODAY! 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Named for Henry Flagler, the Flagler Awards were established in 2000 to recognize outstanding tourism marketing and the individuals and organizations that help position Florida as the top travel destination in the world. Working independently, a panel of ve judges evaluated the creativity, innovation, production quality and effectiveness of each entry. Based on the judges cumulative scores, awards are presented to the top three entries in each category: the Bronze Award for the third highest scoring entry, the Silver Award for the second highest scoring entry and for the highest scoring entry in each category, the Henry Award. More information and a complete list of winners is available at www.visit oridablog.org/p=4765. Jenkins accepted the awards during the conference along with the Kerigan Marketing team. Kerigan Marketing Associates Inc., of Port St. Joe, completed each of Gulf County TDCs winning entries while serving as agency of record. A PATRIOTIC ANCESTRYAbove, Master Carter Costin, 6, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Costin and grandson of Mrs. Ashley (Sylvia) Costin, represents the St. Joseph Bay Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, for Constitution Week, which is Sept. 17-23. He is dressed in colonial attire like his ninth great-grandfather, Job Callaway, of North Carolina. Carters great-great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. R.A. Costin, were early pioneers of Port St. Joe who settled here in 1909. Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Costin Sr. were his great-grandparents. On Carters maternal side are his great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Knox and grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Greg Knox. Carter is also related to Port St. Joe Mayor Mel Magidson and City Attorney Tom Gibson.The St. Joseph Bay Chapter National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution promotes Constitution Week, beginning Monday, Sept. 17 through Sept. 23. Our Constitution, the cornerstone of our freedoms was written to protect every American from the abuse of power by government. Let us celebrate this week, resolving to be better informed and responsible citizens. In 1955, the Daughters petitioned Congress to set aside Sept. 17-23 annually to be dedicated for the observance of Constitution Week. The resolution was later adopted by the U.S. Congress into Public Law No. 915 on Aug. 2, 1956, by President Dwight D. Eisenhower. The United States Constitution has endured longer than any other constitution in the world and has been used by many other countries as a model for drafting their own constitutions. The aims of the celebration are to emphasize the citizens responsibility for protecting and defending the Constitution, preserving it for posterity; inform the people that the Constitution is the basis for Americas great heritage and the foundation for our way of life; and encourage the study of historical events that led to the framing of the Constitution in September 1787. To live under the American Constitution is the greatest political privilege that was ever accorded the human race, said the late President Calvin Coolidge. The Constitution of the United States was created by the people of the United States composing the respective states, who alone had the right, said the late President James Madison. Fly your ag with pride during Constitution Week, Sept. 17-23. LIGHTHOUSE from page B1the military was examining a possible temporary location. Hardman wondered if it was possible for rip-rap to be placed in front of the coast as was done around the Stump Hole area of County 30-E or some other kind of reinforcement. It can be saved, but if we wait for the next thing to happen, it will be gone, Hardman said. Yeager said several parties, including the St. Joseph Historical Society, the Port St. Joe Redevelopment Agency and the city of Port St. Joe, were considering funding sources and potential grants to move the lighthouse to the city. The Historical Society is undertaking a fundraising drive to raise some $300,000 needed for relocation. To date, just under $40,000 has been raised. County Administrator Don Butler said though the Air Force owns the lighthouse and grounds and the Coast Guard owns the lighthouse lens, two state historical preservation grants of some $700,000 total had been awarded to refurbish the lighthouse, keepers quarters and grounds, and those grants are also a factor the county must consider. Hardman suggested Salinas Park might be an alternative, but she emphasized that local of cials need to get their hands around the precise costs and options in saving the lighthouse. It needs to be immediate, but it needs to be in partnering with the city, said Commissioner Bill Williams, who said he also favors a Salinas Park relocation. It makes sense for the city to communicate with us on this as partners. SPECIAL TO THE STARMark Costin and his grandmother Mrs. Ashley (Sylvia) Costin are joined by Port St. Joe Mayor Mel Magidson in proclaiming next week Constitution Week.DEBBIE HOOPER | joebay.comWaters crept closer to the Cape San Blas Lighthouse after Tropical Storm Isaac blew through the area. TOURISM from page B1 DAR from page B1

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B6| The Star Thursday, September 13, 2012 CLASSIFIEDS ToPlace Your Classified ad inCall Our New Numbers Now!Call: 850-747-5020 Toll Free: 800-345-8688 Fax: 850-747-5044 Email: thestar@pcnh.com thetimes@pcnh.com theAPALACHICOLA & CARRABELLETIMES CALLOURNEWNUMBERSNOW CALLOURNEWNUMBERSNOW 89441S NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE BY CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Rebecca L. Norris, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Gulf County, Florida, will on the 20th day of September, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time, in the lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil Costin Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida 32456, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, offer for sale, and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder, the following described real and personal property situated in Gulf County and Bay County, Florida: Real Property See Exhibit A (Gulf County, Florida) and Exhibit B (Bay County, Florida). EXHIBIT A In Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida PARCEL 1 That portion of Section 9, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying South and West of the Florida Power Company Right-of-Way recorded in ORB 12, Page 140. PARCEL 2 That portion of Section 15, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying West of the Florida Power Company Rightof-Way recorded in ORB 12, Page 140. PARCEL 3 That portion of Section 16, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying West of the Florida Power Company Rightof-Way recorded in ORB 12, Page 140. PARCEL 4 All of Section 17, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida. PARCEL 5 All of Section 18, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, EXCEPT that portion of the West Three-Quarters lying North of Horseshoe Creek. PARCEL 6 All of Section 19, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida. LESS AND EXCEPT: Commence at an existing six-inch by six-inch St. Joe Paper Company concrete monument marking the Northwest Corner of Section 19, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida; thence South 738.04 feet along the West line of said Section 19 to the Point of Beginning; thence continue South along said West line 4541.96 feet to the Southwest Corner of Section 19; thence N37 E, 3467.13 feet to the centerline of Pleasant View Road; thence N51W, 2223.00 feet along said centerline to the beginning of a curve; thence Northwesterly along curve along said centerline concave to the North with a radius of 731.64 feet, through a central angle of 37, an arc distance of 479.36 feet; thence N81W, 101.20 feet to the Point of Beginning. PARCEL 7 All of Section 20, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida. PARCEL 8 That portion of Section 21, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying West of the Florida Power Company Rightof-Way recorded in ORB 12, Page 140. PARCEL 9 That portion of Section 28, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying West of the Florida Power Company Rightof-Way recorded in ORB 12, Page 140, LESS all that portion of Southwest Quarter lying South of existing Pleasant Rest-East Bay Road. PARCEL 10 Fractional Northeast Quarter of Southeast Quarter, LESS that portion of the Northeast Quarter of Southeast Quarter of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying South of the existing Pleasant Rest-East Bay Road. PARCEL 11 North Half of Southeast Quarter of Southwest Quarter of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida. PARCEL 12 West Half of Northwest Quarter of Southeast Quarter of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida. PARCEL 13 South Half of South Half of Northwest Quarter of Southwest Quarter of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida. PARCEL 14 Fractional-All that portion of Northwest Quarter of Southeast Quarter of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying North of existing Pleasant Rest-East Bay Road. PARCEL 15 Fractional-All that portion of Southeast Quarter of Southeast Quarter of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying North of existing Pleasant Rest-East Bay Road. PARCEL 16 Fractional Southwest Quarter of Southwest Quarter of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, LESS South Half of South Half of Southwest Quarter of Southwest Quarter. PARCEL 17 Northeast Quarter of Southwest Quarter of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida. PARCEL 18 Southwest Quarter of Southeast Quarter of Southwest Quarter, of Section 29, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida. PARCEL 19 Northeast Quarter and Fractional East Half of Southeast Quarter of Section 30, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida; LESS AND EXCEPT West Half of the Northeast Quarter lying West and South of Intracoastal Canal. PARCEL 20 All that part of Northeast Quarter of Northwest Quarter and Northwest Quarter of Northeast Quarter of Section 32, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying North of Watappo Creek. In Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida PARCEL 21 All of Section 5, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida, EXCEPT that land lying North of that stream referred to as Little Creek and EXCEPT that land that lies East of the Northwest-Southeast road in the South Half of the Southeast Quarter. PARCEL 22 All of Section 7, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County. Florida, EXCEPT. that land lying North of Little Creek and EXCEPT that land lying South of County Road 386. PARCEL 23 All that part of Section 8, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County., Florida, lying North of the centerline of State Road 386, as the same now runs, EXCEPT that land lying North of Little Creek. PARCEL 24 A triangular parcel being 450 feet, more or less, on West boundary of Section 9, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida; 250 feet, more or less, on State Road 386 and 400 feet, more or less, on a private unpaved road that intersects State Road 386. PARCEL 25 All that part of Section 17, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying North of the centerline of State Road 386, as the same now runs. PARCEL 26 All that part of Section 18, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida, lying North of the centerline of State Road 386, LESS AND EXCEPT that portion conveyed to St. Joseph Telephone and Telegraph Company in ORB 18, Page 235. LESS AND EXCEPT: Commence at a steel half-inch rebar (#4346) marking the Southeast Corner of Section 7, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida; thence N01W, 16.47 feet along the East line of Section 7 to the intersection with Northerly right of way line of State Road 386; thence S60W, 3173.68 feet along said Northerly right of way line to the Point of Beginning; thence continue S60W, 68.59 feet along said right of way line; thence N34W, 533.35 feet; thence S73W, 69.93 feet; thence N14W, 162.41 feet; thence N84W, 195.71 feet; thence N27W, 269.12 feet, thence N04W, 257.91 feet; thence S80W, 218.60 feet; thence N00W, 963.88 feet; thence S87E, 551.05 feet; thence S00E, 452.83 feet; thence S84E, 178.86 feet; thence S09W, 214.79 feet; thence S32W, 141.99 feet; thence S19E, 1234.90 feet to the Point of Beginning. GRANTORS HEREIN RESERVE THE RIGHT OF INGRESS AND EGRESS OVER, UPON AND ACROSS THE UNPAVED ROAD NORTHERLY THROUGH THE ABOVE EXCEPTION FOR THE NON-EXCLUSIVE USE OF THE ADJOINING OWNERS. LESS AND EXCEPT: Commence at a steel half-inch rebar (#4346) marking the Southeast Corner of Section 7, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida; thence N01W, 16.47 feet along the East line of said Section 7 to the Intersection with the Northerly right of way line of State Road 386; thence N60E, 5299.22 feet along said Northerly right of way line, to the Point of Beginning; thence continue N60E, 100.00 feet along said right of way line; thence N41W, 280.41 feet; thence N23W, 153.36 feet; thence S67W, 228.80 feet; thence S26E, 159.72 feet; thence N70E, 134.24 feet; thence S39E, 278.06 feet to the Point of Beginning. Less and Except: Parcel 1: Commence at an existing six-inch by six-inch Saint Joe Paper Company concrete monument marking the Northwest corner of Section 19, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida; thence S 01 W, 5280.00 feet along the West line of said Section 19; thence N 38 E, 2367.13 feet; thence run S 35 E, 68.62 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence run N 38 E, 1117.49 feet to the centerline of Pleasant View Road; thence S 50 E, 2101.62 feet; thence S 38 W, 872.13 feet to the approximate mean high water line of Wetappo Creek; thence N 70 W, 200.86 feet; thence S 69 W, 25.79 feet; thence N 85 W, 61.40 feet; thence N 35 W, 25.49 feet; thence N 46 W, 108.23 feet; thence N 55 W, 61.68 feet; thence N 45 W, 47.67 feet; thence N 66 W, 159.83 feet; thence S 83 W, 59.84 feet; thence N 85 W, 30.66 feet; thence S 71 W, 101.70 feet; thence S 62 W, 51.96 feet; thence S 50 W, 77.49 feet thence S 65W, 63.53 feet; thence S 44 W, 91.04 feet; thence N 35 W, 1312.16 feet to the Point of Beginning and containing 56.874 acres more or less. Parcel 2: Commence at the Northwest corner of Section 19, Township 5 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida; thence run S 01 W along the West line of said Section 19, a distance of 5280.00 feet; thence run N 38 11 E, a distance of 607.76 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence continue N 38 E, a distance of 2859.37 feet to the centerline of Pleasant View Road; thence run S 50 E along said centerline, a distance of 66.01 feet; thence departing said centerline run S 38 W, 1117.49 feet; thence run S 35 E, 1312.16 feet to the approximate mean high water line of Wetappo Creek; thence run S 44 W, 91.04 feet; thence run S 27 W, 54.17 feet; thence run S 53 W, 235.19 feet; thence run S 49 W, 66.85 feet; thence run S 62 W, 54.79 feet; thence run S 54 W, 109.12 feet; thence run S 64 W, 84.81 feet; thence run S 57 W, 308.48 feet; thence run S 73 W, 45.36 feet; thence run S 61 W, 50.38 feet; thence run N 66 W, 51.13 feet; thence run N 87 W, 104.16 feet; thence run S 78 W, 101.36 feet; thence run S 83 W, 224.15 feet; thence run N 72 W, 49.46 feet; thence run N 41 W, 63.06 feet; thence run N 18 W, 134.59 feet; thence run N 31 W, 56.93 feet; thence run N 45 W, 360.20 feet; thence run S 19 W, 47.10 feet; thence run S 61 W, 34.42 feet; thence run S 13 W, 45.06 feet; thence run S 29 W, 41.51 feet; thence run N 41 W, 64.56 feet to the Point of Beginning and containing 41.461 acres more or less. EXHIBIT B (Bay County Property) Beginning at a St. Joe Paper Company concrete monument marking the Northeast Comer of Fractional Section 24, Township 5 South, Range 12 West; thence South 00 East along the East boundary line of said Section 24 for 1725.85 feet; thence South 04 East for 12.52 feet to a point on the approximate mean high water line of East Bay; thence meander along said approximate mean high water line the following bearings and distances: North 83 West, 192.47 feet; North 07 West, 70.97 feet; North 02 East, 79.50 feet North 12 West, 113.21 feet; North 25 West, 131.82 feet; North 45 West, 134.49 feet; North 79 West, 249.34 feet; South 81 West 82.52 feet; North 20 West, 34.97 feet; North 08 East, 89.24 feet; North 03 West, 206.39 feet; North 25 West, 140.27 feet; North 39 West, 119.95 feet; North 55 West, 180.27 feet; North 41 West, 72.80 feet; North 33 West, 56.90 feet; North 56 West, 64.34 feet; North 36 West, 55.31 feet North 32 West, 144.23 feet; North 21 West, 71.11 feet; North 44 West, 176.41 feet North 27 01 West, 45.75 feet to a St. Joe Paper Company Concrete monument; thence leaving said approximate mean high water line run North 89 East along the North boundary line of said Section 24 for 1386.03 feet to the Point of Beginning. Said parcel of land lying and being in Fractional Section 24, Township 5 South, Range 12 West, and having an area of 29.173 acres, more or less. Personal Property (b) All buildings, structures and improvements of every nature whatsoever now or hereafter situated on the Land and all other furnishings, furniture, fixtures, machinery, equipment, appliances, vehicles and personal property of every kind and nature whatsoever now or hereafter owned by Mortgagor and located in, on or about, or used or intended to be used with or in connection with the use, operation or enjoyment of the Property, including all extensions, additions, improvements, betterments, renewals and replacements, substitutions, or proceeds from a permitted sale of any of the foregoing, and all building materials and supplies of every kind now or hereafter placed or located on the Land (collectively the Improvements), all of which are hereby declared and shall be deemed to be fixtures and accessions to the Land and a part of the Property as between the parties hereto and all persons claiming by, through or under them, and which shall be deemed to be a portion of the security for the indebtedness herein described and to be secured by this Mortgage; (c) All easements, rights-of-way, strips and gores of land, vaults, streets, ways, alleys, passages, sewer rights, waters, water courses, water rights and powers, minerals, flowers, shrubs, crops, trees, timber and other emblements now or hereafter located on the Land or under or above the same or any part or parcel thereof, and all ground leases, estates, rights, titles, interests, privileges, liberties, tenements, hereditaments and appurtenances, reversions, and remainders whatsoever, in any way belonging, relating or appertaining to the Property or any part thereof, or which hereafter shall in any way belong, relate or be appurtenant thereto, whether now owned or hereafter acquired by Mortgagor; and (d) All rents, issues, profits, revenues and proceeds from any sale or other disposition of the Property, or any part thereof, from time to time accruing (including without limitation all payments under leases, ground leases or tenancies, proceeds of insurance, condemnation payments, tenant security deposits and escrow funds), and all of the estate, right, title, interest, property, possession, claim and demand whatsoever at law, as well as in equity, of Mortgagor of, in and to the same. pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure and the order resetting foreclosure sale entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is: ALABAMA AG CREDIT, FLCA, a part of the Farm Credit system and a federally chartered instrumentality of the United States of America, formerly known as FEDERAL LAND BANK ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH ALABAMA, FLCA, Plaintiff, vs. SOUTHERN FOREST LAND, INC., an Alabama corporation, GRABLE L. RICKS, JR., GRABLE L. RICKS, III, DELTA WOOD PRODUCTS, LLC, a Mississippi limited liability company, and SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER CORPORATION, a Delaware corporation, formerly known as SMURFIT-STONE CONTAINER ENTERPRISES, INC., Defendants and the docket number of which is 11-142CA. 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 the clerk of the court within 60 days after the sale. In accordance with the AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, persons needing a spe89401S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO.: 23-2009-CA-000612 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. JACQUES REGISTE AND MARLAINE F. REGISTE, et al., Defendant. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HERBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated August 21, 2012 and entered in 23-2009-CA-000612 of the Circuit Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Gulf County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., is the Plaintiff and MARLAINE F. REGISTE; JACQUES REGISTE; WETAPPO PRESERVE OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. are the Defendant(s). Benny Lister as the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Front Lobby 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe, FL 32456, at 11:00 AM ET on the 20th day of September, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 171, WETAPPO SUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO THE PLAT RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGES 36-42 IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GULF 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. Dated this 27th day of August, 2012. Rebecca L. Norris As Clerk of the Court BA Baxter As Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator by mail at P. O. Box 1089, Panama City, FL 32402 or by phone at (850) 747-5338 at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing impaired, please call 711. ADA Coordinator P.O. Box 1089 Panama City, FL 32402 Phone: (850) 747-5338 Fax: (850) 747-5717 Hearing Impaired: Dial 711 Email: ADARequest@ jud14.flcourts.org Submitted by: Robertson, Anschutz & Schneid, P.L. Attorneys for Plaintiff 3010 N. Military Trail Suite 300, Boca Raton, FL 33431 561-241-6901 Fax: 561-241-918 September 6, 13, 2012 89355S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 14TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 23-2009-CA-000050 PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION successor by merger to RBC BANK (USA) f/k/a RBC CENTURA BANK Plaintiff, vs. KATHRYN SHEFFIELD, ALLEN SHEFFIELD; INDIAN SUMMER HOME OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45, FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 17th day of August, 2012, and entered in Case No. 23-2009-CA-000050 of the Circuit Court in and for Gulf County, Florida, wherein PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, successor by merger to RBC BANK (USA, is the Plaintiff, and KATHRYN SHEFFIELD and ALLEN SHEFFIELD are Defendants, that the Clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder on the 20th day of September, 2012, for cash at 11:00 a.m. ET in the Courthouse Lobby of Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Boulevard, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456 to the highest bidder for cash, except as prescribed in Paragraph 6, on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure, to wit: Lot 24, Phase II, Cottages at Indian Summer, as Plat Recorded in Plat Book 4, Pages 44 and 45, in the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. (133 Cottage Lane, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456 the Property) 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 at Gulf County, Florida on the 24th day of August, 2012. REBECCA L. NORRIS As Clerk of the Court By: BA Baxter Deputy Clerk September 6, 13, 2012 89349S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Wells Fargo Bank OBO Tax Liens the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 483 Application No. 2012-42 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 01888-185R Description of Property: COMMENCE at a 4 square concrete monument marking the Southwest Corner of Oak Gardens, Unit II, according to the official map or plat there of recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 20, in the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida, thence North 00 Degrees 00 Minutes 43 Seconds West along the West boundary line of Oak Gardens Unit 11, 10.00 feet, for the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING, thence South 89 Degrees 05 Minutes 48 Seconds West, 64.00 feet, thence North 00 Degrees 00 Minutes 43 Seconds West, 105.00 feet, thence North 89 Degrees 05 Minutes 48 Seconds East, 64.00 feet to the West boundary line of Oak Gardens Unit 11; thence South 00 Degrees 00 Minutes 43 Seconds East along said West boundary line, 105.00 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Said parcel having an area of 0.15 acre, more or less. Name in which assessed: Taunton Development Inc. All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe Florida at 11:00 AM, E.T., Wednesday, the 3rd day of October, 2012. Dated this 27th day of August, 2012. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA BY: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk August 30, September 6, 13, 20, 2012 89207S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that NuTax 1 GP the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 1451 Application No. 2012-39 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 06248-685R Description of Property: Lot 37, of SHALLOW REED PHASE TWO, ACCORDING TO THE Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 6, Pages 21-24, of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. Name in which assessed: C. Calvin Warriner and Rebecca Warriner All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe Florida at 11:00 AM, E.T., Wednesday, the 26th day of September, 2012. Dated this 21st day of August, 2012. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA BY: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk July 26, August 23, 30, September 6, 13, 2012 89519 IN THE CIRCUIT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 2010-464-CA CAPITAL CITY BANK, Plaintiff, vs. ROBERT N. COLLINS a/k/a ROBERT N. COLLINS, JR., JUDSON R. MAGRIN, CATHERINE K. MAGRIN, and PARK POINT AT SECLUDED DUNES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final Summary Judgment on Count II of foreclosure dated August 28, 2012, entered in Case No. 2010-464CA of the Circuit Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit, in and for Gulf County, Florida, wherein CAPITAL CITY BANK is the Plaintiff, and ROBERT N. COLLINS a/k/a ROBERT N. COLLINS, JR., JUDSON R. MAGRIN, CATHERINE K. MAGRIN and PARK POINT AT SECLUDED DUNES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the first floor lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, located at 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Boulevard, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456, at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time) on the 4th day of October, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 2, BLOCK C, PARK POINT AT SECLUDED DUNES, ACCORDING TO THE OFFICIAL PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, AT PAGE 39, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on September 4, 2012. BECKY NORRIS Gulf County Clerk of Court BA Baxter Deputy Clerk Sept. 13, 20, 2012

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Costin, Sr., Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statues, offer for sale, and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder, the following described real property situated in Gulf County, Florida: Real Property A portion of Section 15, Township 9 South, Range 10 West, Gulf County, Florida, and being more particularly described as follows: Commence at a concrete monument marking the intersection of the county line common to Gulf and Franklin counties with the Southerly right of way line of County Road No. 30 (66 feet wide); thence Westerly along said right of way line as follows; along arc of a curve concave Northerly, said curve having a radius of 2990.87 feet through a central angle of 11 for 599.37 feet, said arc of being subtended by a chord bearing and a distance of South 83.5 West, 598.36 feet to the point of tangency of said curve; thence South 89 West, 88.82 feet to the point of curvature of a curve concave Southerly, said curve having a central angle of 12 and a radius of 1801.50 feet; thence Westerly along the arc of said curve for 379.89, said arc being subtended by a chord bearing and a distance of South 83 West, 379.19 feet to the point of tangency of said curve; thence South 77 West, 1516.03 feet to the point of curvature of a curve concave Northerly, said curve having a central angle of 02 and a radius of 20,858.59 feet; thence Westerly along the arc of a curve for 799.19 feet, said arc being subtended by a chord bearing and a distance of South 78.5 West, 799.14 feet to the point of tangency of said curve; thence South 79 West for 57.63 feet to an iron rod for the Point of Beginning; thence continue South 79 West for 83.83 feet; thence leaving said right of way line of County Road No. 30, South 10 East for 382.53 feet, more or less, to the edge of an open marsh; thence meandering Easterly along and with the edge of said open marsh the following four courses and distances; thence South 79 East, 5.25 feet more or less; thence North 62 East, 28.19 feet, more or less; thence South 36 East, 38.36 feet, more or less; thence North 70 East, 36.36 feet, more or less to a point on a line that bears South 10 East from Point of Beginning; thence North 10 West for 405.9 feet, more or less, to the Point of Beginning. Personal Property Together with all rights, easements, appurtenances, royalties, mineral rights, oil and gas rights, crops, timber, all diversion payments or third party payments made to crop producers, and all existing and future improvements, structures, fixtures, and replacements that may now, or at any time in the future be part of the real estate described above (all referred to as Property). The term Property also includes, but is not limited to, any and all water wells, with the Property, however established. pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure Upon Default entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is CENTENNIAL BANK, as successor in interest to COASTAL COMMUNITY BANK, Plaintiff, vs. COASTAL LAND DEVELOPMENT GROUP, LLC,; and a Florida limited liability company; CHARLES W. MADDOX Defendants. and the docket number of which is 2012-CA-000108. 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 the clerk of the court within 60 days after the sale. In accordance with the AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the undersigned not later than seven days prior to the proceeding to ensure that reasonable accommodations are available. WITNESS my hand and the official seal of this Honorable Court this 5th day of September, 2012. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA By: BA Baxter Deputy Clerk Sept. 13, 20, 2012 89483 PUBLIC NOTICE The Port St. Joe Redevelopment Agency is seeking qualified landscape firms to bid on the landscape maintenance of a limited portion of the Historic Downtown area. Complete bid packages are available on request from Gail Alsobrook, Port St. Joe Redevelopment Agency, 150 Captain Freds Place, Port St. Joe, FL 32456. Bids must be received by 4 pm on Tuesday, October 9, 2012. Phone: 850-229-6899. September 13, 2012 89553S PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Commission of the City of Port St. Joe, Florida, at a Special Meeting on the 28th day of September, 2012, at 6:15 P.M., EST, in the regular Commission meeting room at the Municipal Building, Port St. Joe, Florida, will have the 2nd reading and consider for final adoption an Ordinance with the following title: ORDINANCE NO. 486 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA LEVYING THE AD VALOREM PROPERTY TAX MILLAGE RATE FOR MUNICIPAL PURPOSES ON ALL TAXABLE PROPERTY WITHIN THE CITY FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING OCTOBER 1, 2012 AND ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2013, STATING THE PERCENTAGE BY WHICH THE MILLAGE LEVIED IS (5.00)% LESS THAN THE ROLLED-BACK RATE; AND, PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Copies of the Ordinance are available for public inspection at City of Port St. Joe City Hall, located at 305 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida. Transactions of the public meeting will not be recorded. Persons wishing to appeal any decision made during the meeting will need a record of the proceeding and should ensure a verbatim record is made, including the testimony on which the appeal is based. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodations to participate in this proceeding should contact Charlotte Pierce, City Clerk, City of Port St. Joe, at City Hall, telephone number (850)229-8261 Ext 113. September 13, 2012 89587S NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE BY CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Rebecca L. Norris, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Gulf County, Florida, will on October 4, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time, in the lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr., Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statues, offer for sale, and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder, the following described real property situated in Gulf County, Florida: Real Property Lot 14, Block D of SWEETWATER SHORES AT MONEY BAYOU, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page(s) 39-40, of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. Personal Property Together with all rights, easements, appurtenances, royalties, mineral rights, oil and gas rights, crops, timber, all diversion payments or third party payments made to crop producers, and all existing and future improvements, structures, fixtures, and replacements that may now, or at any time in the future be part of the real estate described above (all referred to as Property). The term property also includes, but is not limited to, any and all water wells, water, ditches, reservoirs, reservoir sites and dams located on the real estate and all riparian and water rights associated with the Property, however established. Real Property Commence at re-bar marking the intersection of the North right of way boundary of County Road C-30-E with the East line of Government Lot 2 in Section 22, Township 9 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, said re-bar lying on a curve concave to the South; thence run Southwesterly along said right-of-way boundary and along said curve with a radius of 2342.01 feet through a central angle of 01 degrees 38 minutes 55 seconds for an arc distance of 67.39 feet, the chord of said arc being South 79 degrees 10 minutes 52 seconds West 67.39 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING continue Southwesterly along said right-of-way boundary and along said curve with a radius of 2342.01 feet through a central angle of 00 degrees 40 minutes 29 seconds for an arc distance of 27.58 feet, the chord of said arc being South 78 degrees 01 minutes 10 seconds West 27.58 feet to a re-bar; thence run South 77 degrees 53 minutes 19 seconds West along said right of way boundary 40.13 feet; thence run North 00 degrees 56 minutes 47 seconds East 862.97 feet to the approximate mean high water line of St. Joseph Bay; thence run along said approximate mean high water line as follows: North 52 degrees 19 minutes 18 seconds East 44.00 feet; thence South 35 degrees 14 minutes 57 seconds East 46.69 feet; thence North 79 degrees 17 minutes 18 seconds East 4.11 feet; thence leaving said approximate mean high water line run South 00 degrees 56 minutes 47 seconds West 838.35 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Personal Property Together with all rights, easements, appurtenances, royalties, mineral rights, oil and gas rights, crops, timber, all diversion payments or third party payments made to crop producers, and all existing and future improvements, structures, fixtures, and replacements that may now, or at any time in the future be part of the real estate described above (all referred to as Property). The term property also includes, but is not limited to, any and all water wells, water, ditches, reservoirs, reservoir sites and dams located on the real estate and all riparian and water rights associated with the Property, however established. pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure Upon Default entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is CENTENNIAL BANK, as successor in interest to COASTAL COMMUNITY BANK, Plaintiff, vs. COASTAL LAND DEVELOPMENT GROUP, LLC, a Florida limited liability company; CHARLES W. MADDOX; MAXWELL S. MADDOX, JR.; and SWEETWATER SHORES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., Defendants. and the docket number of which is 2012-CA000107. 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 the clerk of the court within 60 days after the sale. In accordance with the AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the undersigned not later than seven days prior to the proceeding to ensure that reasonable accommodations are available. WITNESS my hand and the official seal of this Honorable Court this 5th day of September, 2012. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA By: BA Baxter Deputy Clerk Sept. 13, 20, 2012 89347S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that NuTax 1 GP the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Tax Sale Certificate No. 1545 Application No. 2012-40 Date of Issuance: May 28, 2010 R.E. No: 06269-900R Description of Property: Lot 13, Block D, Seagrass Subdivision, according to the Plat thereof recorded in the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida, in Plat Book 5, Page 1. Name in which assessed: Payman Pouladdej All of said property being in Gulf County, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe Florida at 11:00 AM, E.T., Wednesday, the 3rd day of October, 2012. Dated this 27th day of August, 2012. REBECCA L. NORRIS CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA BY: Donna L. Ray, Deputy Clerk August 30, September 6, 13, 20, 2012 89551S PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Commission of the City of Port St. Joe, Florida, at a Special Meeting on the 28th day of September, 2012, at 6:15 P.M., EST, in the regular Commission meeting room at the Municipal Building, Port St. Joe, Florida, will have the 2nd reading and consider for final adoption an Ordinance with the following title: Copies of the Ordinance are available for public inspection at City of Port St. Joe City Hall, located at 305 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida. ORDINANCE NO. 487 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA, ADOPTING THE TENTATIVE BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012/ 2013 AS THE FINAL BUDGET OF THE CITY OF PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012/2013 AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Transactions of the public meeting will not be recorded. Persons wishing to appeal any decision made during the meeting will need a record of the proceeding and should ensure a verbatim record is made, including the testimony on which the appeal is based. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodations to participate in this proceeding should contact Charlotte Pierce, City Clerk, City of Port St. Joe, at City Hall, telephone number (850)229-8261 Ext 113. September 13, 2012 89583S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 23-2011-CA-000243 DIVISION: WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. MARIA JO STRICKLAND, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: MARIA JO STRICKLAND LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 903 Delores Drive Tallahassee, FL 32301 CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT (S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in GULF County, Florida: LOT 17 AND 19, BLOCK 15 OF OAK GROVE SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGES 12, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L., Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 4919 Memorial Highway, Suite 200, Tampa, Florida 33634, and file the original with this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on this 24th day of August, 2012. Rebecca L. Norris Clerk of the Court By: BA Baxter Deputy Clerk **See 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 the ADA Coordinator by mail at P. O. Box 1089, Panama City, FL 32402 or by phone at (850) 747-5338 at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing impaired, please call 711. ADA Coordinator P.O. Box 1089 Panama City, FL 32402 Phone: 850-747-5338 Fax: (850) 747-5717 Hearing Impaired: Dial 711 Email: ADARequest@ jud14.flcourts.org F11003106 Sept. 13, 20, 2012 89505S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 11-000297-CA COMPASS BANK Plaintiff, vs. JOHN F. ARNOLD; KATHY ARNOLD; JEAN F. ARNOLD; CAPITAL CITY BANK, and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the abovenamed Defendants, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Gulf County, Florida, will on the 27th day of September, 2012, at 11:00 A.M. ET at the 1000 5th Street, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456, offer the sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following-described property situate in Gulf County, Florida: BEING KNOWN AND DESIGNATED AS LOTS FIVE (5) AND SEVEN (7) IN BLOCK SEVEN (7) OF BEACON HILL SUBDIVISON ACCORDING TO PLAT FILED BY M.D. TAYLOR AND H.H. BULLARD IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 2, IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA. ALSO: THAT PARCEL OF LAND LYING IN FRONT OF THE ABOVE NUMBERED LOTS, BETWEEN STATE HIGHWAY IN ORIGINAL LOT 3, SECT. 31, T6S, R11W, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA, WITH ALL IMPROVEMENTS THEREON. pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above. Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 4th day of September, 2012. 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 ADA Coordinator by mail at P.O. Box 1089, Panama City, Fl 32402 or by phone at (850) 747-5338 at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing impaired, please call 711. Rebecca Norris CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: B.A. Baxter Deputy Clerk Sept. 13, 20, 2012 89503S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 10000212CA Division: NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. STEVEN P. ALEXANDER A/K/A STEVE ALEXANDER; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF STEVEN P. ALEXANDER A/K/A STEVE ALEXANDER; THIRD FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION SUCCESSOR BY MERGER WITH DEEPGREEN BANK; CAPITAL CITY BANK; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment dated August 17, 2012, entered in Civil Case No.: 10000212CA, Division: _of the Circuit Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Gulf County, Florida, wherein Nationstar Mortgage, LLC, is Plaintiff, and Steve P. Alexander a/k/a Steve Alexander; Unknown Spouse of Steven P. Alexander a/k/a Steven Alexander; Third Federal Savings and Loam Association Successor by Merger with Deepgreen Bank; Captial City Bank; Unknown Tenant#1; Unknown Tenant#2, are Defendants. I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at 11:00 a.m ET, at the lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse located at 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe, FL. 32456 on the 27th day of September, 2012 the following described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment, to wit: SEE ATTACHED LEGAL DESCRIPTION AS EXHILBIT A EXHIBIT A Commencing at the SE corner of Lot 39, San Blas Estates, a subdivision of a part of Sections 18 an 19, Township 9 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida, as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 22, of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida, and thence run S 69 degrees 45 05 West, along the South boundary line of said Lot 39 for 161.25 feet for the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said point of beginning run North 6 degrees 18 59 East, for 111.80 feet to a point on the North line of said Lot 39, thence S 69 degrees 45 05 West along said North line 503.67 feet to the approximate mean high water line of the Gulf of Mexico; thence S 27 degrees 38 40 East along said approximate mean high water line for 50.41 feet; thence North 69 degrees 45 05 East for 73.99 feet; thence North 26 degrees 57 30 West for 25.17 feet; thence North 69 degrees 45 05 East for 177.39 feet; thence South 20 degrees 14 55 East for 75.00 feet to a point on the South Boundary Line of said Lot 39; thence North 69 degrees 45 05 East along said South line for 198.75 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Said lands being a part Lot 39, San Blas Estates and having an area of 30,510 square feet and being subject to a 20 foot wide road way and utility easement described as follows: Commence at the Southeast Corner of Lot 39 San Blas Estates, a subdivision of a part of Sections of 18 and 19, Township 9 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 22 of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida, and thence run South 69 degrees 45 05 West along the South Boundary Line of said Lot 39 for 161.25 feet for the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said point of beginning run North 6 degrees 18 59 East for 111.80 feet to a point on the North line of said Lot 39; thence South 69 degrees 45 05 West along said North line 22.36 feet; thence South 6 degrees 18 59 West for 89.44 feet; thence South 69 degrees 45 05 West for 186.39 feet; thence South 20 degrees 14 55 East for 20.00 feet to a point on the South line of said Lot 39; thence N 69 degrees 45 05 East along said South line for 198.75 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Also being subject to a 2.50 foot wide pedestrian easement described as follows: Commence at the Southeast corner of Lot 39, San Blas Estates, a subdivision of part of Sections 18 and 19, Township 9 South, Range 11 West, Gulf County, Florida as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 22 of the Public Records of Gulf County Florida, thence run South 69 degrees 45 05 West along the South line of said Lot 39 for 360.00 feet; thence North 20 degrees 14 55 West for 20.00 feet for the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said point of beginning continue North 20 degrees 14 55 West for 35.00 feet; thence South 69 degrees 45 05 West for 177.39 feet; thence South 26 degrees 57 30 East for 25.17 feet; thence South 69 degrees 45 05 West for 73.99 feet to the approximate mean high water line of the Gulf of Mexico; thence North 27 degrees 38 40 West along said approximate mean high water line for 2.52 feet; thence North 69 degrees 45 05 East for 71.50 feet; thence North 26 degrees 57 30 West for 25.17 feet; thence North 69 degrees 45 05 East 182.70 feet; thence South 20 degrees 14 55 East for 37.50 feet; thence South 69 degrees 45 05 West 2.50 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. (From Official Records Book 92, Pages 587-88, Public Records of Gulf County, Florida). This property is located at the Street address of: 4119 CAPE SAN BLAS ROAD, PORT SAINT JOE, FLORIDA 32456. If you area person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. After 60 days, only the owner of record as of the date of the lis pendens may claim the surplus. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on September 4, 2012. REBECCA L. NORRIS Clerk of the Court BA Baxter Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintiff: Elizabeth R Wellborn, P.A. 350 Jim Moran Blvd, Suite 100 Deerfield Beach, FL 33442 (954) 354-3544 Fax: (954) 354-3545 IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Court Administration at P.O. Box 1089, Panama City, Florida 32402, Telephone 850-747-5327 within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice; If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-9558771. Sept. 13, 20, 2012 cial accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Judson C. Brandt, Esquire at (850) 434-9200 not later than seven days prior to the proceeding to ensure reasonable accommodations are available. WITNESS my hand and the official seal of this Honorable Court this 27th day of August, 2012. REBECCA L. NORRIS Clerk of the Circuit Court By: BA Baxter Deputy Clerk September 6, 13, 2012 89363S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2012-000123-CA CAPITAL CITY BANK, Plaintiff, vs. STEVEN McCRUDDEN and THE OWNERS ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHGATE, INC., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Default Final Judgment of foreclosure dated August 21st, 2012, entered in Case No. 2012 000123 CA of the Circuit Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit, in and for Gulf County, Florida, wherein CAPITAL CITY BANK is the Plaintiff, and STEVEN McCRUDDEN and THE OWNERS ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHGATE, INC., are the Defendants, I will sell separately each of the parcels of property listed below to the highest and best bidder for cash in the first floor lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse, located at 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Boulevard, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456, at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time) on the 4th day of October, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: Property 1 Lot 30, Southgate Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 17, in the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. and, Property 2 Lot 2, Cozy Subdivision, according to the Plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 62, of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on August 24, 2012. REBECCA L. NORRIS Gulf County Clerk of Court BA Baxter By: Deputy Clerk September 6, 13, 2012

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When workplace friendships go awry, however, the impact can be costly. Too much socializing impedes productivity; personal or professional information can be revealed to inappropriate people; and cliques may form, leading to favoritism, exclusivity and negativity. Although clicking with someone on the job can spark a friendship, whether to invest in the relationship may become a deeper issue. Its a question of trust for Mary, a photo editor. You make friends at work and eventually reveal what you really think about managers, coworkers and your job, and then you hope they wont divulge that information, intentionally or unintentionally, to anyone else, she says. There are allegiances that have to be kept if youre friends at work. Dont let personal information youve discussed go beyond the circle of friendship.Friends forever?Are the friendships you develop at work fundamentally different from other friendships? In some ways, yes, Yager says. A job provides financial security. 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