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Language: English
Publisher: J.E. Pound
Place of Publication: Live Oak Fla
Creation Date: July 26, 2006
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Suwannee -- Live Oak
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began Aug. 12, 1897.
General Note: Editor: F.R. McCormack, <1910>.
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Preceded by: Banner (Live Oak, Fla.)
Preceded by: Suwannee leader
Preceded by: Suwannee citizen

Table of Contents
    Section A: Main
        page A 1
    Section A: Main: On The FLIPside
        page A 2
    Section A: Main: Suwannee Living
        page A 4
        page A 5
    Section A: Main continued
        page A 3
    Section A: Main: Viewpoints and Opinions
        page A 6
    Section A: Main continued
        page A 7
        page A 8
        page A 9
    Section A: Days Gone By
        page A 10
    Section B: Sports
        page B 1
        page B 2
        page B 3
        page B 4
    Section B continued
        page B 5
        page B 6
    Section C: North Florida Focus
        page C 1
        page C 2
    Section C: Calendar of Events
        page C 3
        page C 4
    Section C: The Steinhatchee Overview
        page C 5
        page C 6
        page C 7
    Section C continued
        page C 8
    Section C: Calendar of Events
        page C 9
    Section C continued
        page C 10
    Section D: Classified Marketplace
        page D 1
        page D 2
        page D 3
        page D 4
        page D 5
    Section D continued
        page D 6
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Midweek Edition July 26, 2006


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121st YEAR, NO. 80


Look for these special


sections inside


SPORTS



Football practice

starts July 31

-.Page 1B


Two die in CR 49 crash


2006

Alex Sink

visits Live Oak

Vanessa Fultz
Democrat Reporter


a Democrat
who is run-
ning for
Florida chief
financial of-
ficer, visited .
Live Oak
July 20 to
talk with cit- Alex Sink
izens about
her financial goals for Florida.
Sink's first stop was at the
law offices of Rod Bowdoin
where about 20 community
leaders and citizens gathered.
Sink said 95 percent of the
people in Florida do not know
much about the chief financial
officer's job. She explained
SEE ALEX, PAGE 9A

Live Oak Police
Department plans
open house
I he Li e Oak Police Depart-
ment cordially im\ ite, the citi-
zens of Live Oak to attend its
open house celebrating
LOPD's new location Please
come join us at 205 SE \White
Ave, right next to Ci -lHall
July 27 from 9 a.m. noon.

THRU Sunday!
Continues July 26-30
Florida sales
tax holiday
Florida sales ta\ holiday \\ ill
continue Wednesda-y-Sunda\.
July 26-30. Under the siales-ta\
holiday law, no state or local
sales tax will be charged on
clothes, footwear, books and
certain accessories sellin~ for
$50 or less. School supplies
selling for $10 or less will also
be tax-exempt. Iinfo: toll-free'
800-352-3671 or w ,.v.mvflori-
da.com/dor.




A glimpse of
scores regionally

Vanessa Fultz
Democrat Reporter
Suwannee County Schools
made gains in Florida Compre-
hensive Assessment Test (FCAT)
scores this year, including one
school earning an A and another
coming within one point of an A.
But how did our students fair


SEE FCAT, PAGE 7A


Susan K. Lamb
Democrat Managing Editor
A Suwannee.County
man and woman died as
the result of a single car
roll-over July 21 near
the home of the woman.
Angel Piet Grant, 3'1,
died at Shands at Live
Oak a short time after *
the accident of her in-
juries, according to the


Florida Highway Patrol
report by Cpt. Joseph P.
Sumner. Grant, the
mother of four children,
was a passenger in the
SUV driven by Chritto-
pher Daniel "Chris"
Gaylord, 29.
FHP said the two were
northbound at about 9:55
p.m. on CR 49 just a
half mile south of US- 90
when the 1997 Che% rolet
SUV went into the


southbound lane, left the
roadway and went onto
the. grassy portion of the
road, continued a north-
west pattern of travel
until it hit a board fence,
Sspun around, rolled over
twice and came to a fi-
nal rest on its right side..
Ga\lord died at the
scene. FHP said. Grant
was, transported by
Suwannee County
Fire/Rescue to Shands at


Live Oak.where she died
a short time later, ac-
cording to FHP.
.According to FHP, al-
cohol may have been a
factor in the fatal crash.
"The accident is.possi-
bly alcohol related .due
to the e\ idence at the
scene," said FHP Lt.
Mike Burroughs. Bur-
roughs said the blood al-'
cohol analysis will be
back in about four weeks


and'will confirm or deny
whether alcohol was -in-
volved., Burroughs said
neither was wearing a
seat belt and neither
were thrown out.
Grant was the manager,
.of the. S & S at Ellisville'
for two years and was a
member of St. Francis
Xavier Catholic
.. Gaylord was employed


SEE TWO, PAGE 7A


Horse fights for his


life, beats the odds


ABOVE: FULL
RECOVERY: The horse,
Joe, runs with a free
spirit after a full
recovery. Joe has
been treated 't the
animal shelter since
April after almost
starving to death.
-'Photo: Submitted

LEFT: HORSE
FIGHTS FOR LIFE:
The horse Joe feeds
on a high fat and
protein diet while being
held up in a walking
sling after almost
starving to death,
allegedly by his owner.
The horse has been
treated at Suwannee
County Animal Control.
- Pholo: Vanessa Fulut


Vanessa Fultz
Democrat Reporter
:;Three horses would have
starved to death had it not been
for the intervention of Suwan-'
nee County Animal Shelter and.
someone who reported an al-
leged animal abuse incident.
One horse fought for his life
and has been recovering at the
animal shelter since April.
The horses' owner has been


charged with cruelty to animals.
The case will go to trial inAu-
*gust. .
Animal Control Director Ja-
nis Hunter said two adult horses
and a colt were living in a rela-
ri\ el small area and were
stan ing at a residence just out-,
side of Live Oak.
"There was no grass or leaves
left on the ground at all and all
'the greener\ on surrounding


SEE HORSE, PAGE 7A


Q alifyings ends, race

to victory under way

Five re-elected without opposition


The race is on for. local
candidates who hope td win
election Sept. 5 to various of-
fices while some will win a
.slot on the Nov. 5 ballot in
the general election and face
opposition from another po-
litical pa-rty candidate.
Local elections officials
said there were no surprises
when final qualifying ended
at noon July.21. Everyone'
who had initially filed their
intent t' run-qualified and no
one missed the deadline.
'


Some have in the past and
went away very unhappy
over their own mistakes.
Three circuit judges -
James Roy Bean. Perry; E.
Vernon Douglas, Lake City
and David W. Fina, Live Oak,
received no opposition. Judge
Fina was appointed to his po-
sition as a Third Circuit judge
in March of 2005 and will
now have the satisfaction of
knowing he will serve six

SEE QUALIFYING, PAGE 3A


Lowe's opening its

doors in Live Oak


Lowe's is announcing the
opening of its newest store
Sept. I in
Employees Live Oak
Accord-
now ing to
S' Loi e's. the
stocking doors \\ ll
more than open to the
public Sept.
32,000 1 with
items grand open-
ing fesin\i-
ties Sept. 6
The store, located at 208
72nd Trace of US 129 north, is
a superstore with 94,000 square
feet of retail sales space with an
adjacent garden center. The.
store will stock 32,000 different


items to help customers build.
improve and begun ful their
Homes. Lo%\e's said. According
to Lot\e's. a store this size rep-
resents an a\ erage in estment
for the conmpan. ofS12 million
and creates tip to 120 ne\% jobs
\\'ith fiscal eam 2(.i05 sales of
$43 2 billion. Lo, e's Compa-
nies. Inc. is a FORTULNE.E 50
company that ser es appro\i-
matel\ 12 million customers a
\\eek at more than 1.250 home
unpro\ ement stores n 149
states. Based m Mooresville,
N.C., the 60-year old company
is the second-largest home im-
provement retailer in the world.
For more information, visit
Lowes.com.


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4x4, Auto. Cruise, "L
CD, Ext. Cab


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WES HANEY AMEGWN REvoWW.
SS .Family Owned & Operated Since 1967
Just East Of Downtown. 362-2976 Live Oak. FL F---F


LUCKY DIVER SURVIVES AFTER VEHICLE FLIPS: One lucky diver survived this one-vehicle crash
Sunday, July 23 on US 129.south just south of Angela's convenience store. According to the Flori-
da Highway Patrol, Jeffrey Sands, 16, was northbound on US 129 when the vehicle left the roadway
onto the.east shoulder, the driver overcorrected and the vehicle left the roadway again onto the.west
shoulder where it struck a culvert and overturned twice before landing upright across the ditch.
Scuba gear inside the vehicle was thrown into the roadway and picked up by passersby who stopped
to assist.. Witnesses said the.
Driver's father was driving
TODAY'S uwaee County should see variable clouds with scattered ahea of him but was no .in
ATY showers and thunderstorms, mainly in the afternoon. High today vhed ihemacide bt a not.
WEATHER around 95F. For up to the minute weather information go to voved intheeaccident Sands,
wtw.suwanneedemocrat.com of Ponte Vedra, was taken by
Suwannee County Fire/Rescue
INDEX A REA DEATHS to Shands at Live Oak for treat-
ment of his injuries, FHP said.
Classifieds 1-5D Annell C. Backus, 65 Crescent City Trooper K. F. Brookins investi-
Sports 1-6 Angel Piet Grant, 31, Live Oakgatd th accident and
S Suwannee Living ..........................4-5Aated the accident an
Viewpoint 6A Christopher D. "Chris" Gaylord, 29, Live Oak charged Sands with careless
Legal Notices '5B Margaret Ruth Burllson, 80, Live Oak .driving. Photo: Susan K. Lamb
Roy Koon, 88, Lake City
OBITUARIES ON PAGE 9A


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ON THE FLIPSIDE


BRIEFLY- p


Today-Sunday!
Continues July 26-30
Florida sales tax holiday
Florida sales tax holiday will con-
tinue Wednesday-Sunday, July 26-30.
Under the sales-tax holiday law, no
state -or local sales tax will be
charged on clothes, footwear, books
and certain accessories selling for
$50 or less. School supplies selling
for $10 or less will also be tax-ex-
empt. Info: toll-free 800-352-3671 or
www.myflorida.com/dor.

Today!
July 26
Quilting Guild will
meet in Live Oak'
Lady of the Lake Quilting Guild
will meet Wednesday, July 26 at.the
Suwannee River Regional Library on
US 129, south of Live Oak. Social
time starts at 9:30 a.m., business
meeting at 1.0 a.m. Theme: "Christ-
mas in July" with lots. of surprises to
cool the summer's heat! Please come
dressed in the appropriate colors! A
"show and tell" session where quil-
ters showcase their recent, projects
will.also be included. Last meeting
in Live Oak, the Guild will meet un-
til next summer in Southside Recre-
ation Center; 901 Saint Margaret
Road, Lake City. The quilting public
is invited. Info: Sandy Lindfors,
president, 386-362-6850, river-
folk@alltel.ne or Joan Murray, 3.86-
758-5980.

Thursday
July 27
Sen. Nancy Argenziano to
give Legislative update
Sen. Nancy Argenziano will visit
Suwannee County Thursday, July 27
to give a legislative update to inter-
ested citizens of Suwannee County.
Shewill discuss: various legislative
issues beginning at 10 a.m. at Live


Oak City Hall, 101 SE White Ave.,
Live Oak..

Thursday
July 27
Free diabetes information
program will include free
glucose screening
Department of Elder Affairs,
Suwannee River Area Health Educa-
tion Center and TOPS (Take of
Pounds Sensibly.) will sponsor a free
diabetes education.program at 6
p.m-, Thursday, July 27 at Live Oak
Community Church of God, 10639
US 129 South, Live Oak. Learn about
diet and n The presenter will be
Kay Glazer, RN, ADM. Note: 'No
food or drink two hours prior to. glu-
cose screening.


Thursday.
July 27
Free community diabetes
education classes
Suwannee County Health Depart-
ment will hold free community dia-
betes education classes from 5:30-
7:30 p.m.; Thursday, July 27 at First
United Methodist Church basement
in Live Oak .Space is limited!
Info registration: 386-262-2708, ext.
230.

Thursday
July 27
Live Oak Police Department
plans open house -citizens
invited
The Live Oak Police Department,
cordially invites the citizens of Live
Oak to. attend its open house cele-
brating LOPD's new location. Please
come join us at 205 SE White Ave,
right next to City Hall July 27 from
9 a.m. noon. '


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Arrest Record


SEditor's note: Th
nee Democrat prin
tire arrest record ea
If your name app
and you are later i
guilty or the cha
dropped, we will
to make note of tl
newspaper when
proof is presented
you or the authority
The following'
tions are used belo
SCSO-Suwannee
Sheriff's Office
LOPD-Live Oa
Department.
FDLE-Florida
ment of Law Enfor
FHP-Florida Hig
trol.
FWC-Florida
Commission
DOT-Departmen
Transportation
OALE-Office oi
tural Law Enforcer
P and P-Probatioi
role
USMS-US Mars:
vice
ATF-Department
hol, Tobacco and F
. July 20, Frederi
zo, 38, 1405 Duva
27, no valid driver'
LOPD E. Rodrigue
July 20, Cheste
Demps, 39, 4265
violation of prob
original charge ol
sion of cocaine, P.
Raymond.
July 20, Decroy
24, 1011 Scriven A
tenced to two year
ment of Correction
D. Falgout.
July 20, Jamisc
Greengerg; Jasper,
sion of cocaine, pc
of paraphernalia,
Bates.
July 20, Tabith
Lopez, 22, 9594 1
felony criminal
SCSO B. Barrs.
July 20, Christi
Rio, 18, 18654 1
possession of dri
phernalia, LOPD.
driguez.
July 20, Dan Sly
Scriven Ave., viol
probation. on
charges of driving
cense suspended, p
of cocaine, posse
less than 25 grams
two counts, posse
cocaine with inten
sale of cocaine, S(


e Suwan- Sammons.
ts the en- July 20, Earnest Eugene
ach week. Tillman, 32, 417 Louis
ears here Blvd., possession of cocaine
found not with intent to sell-three
irges are counts, sale of cocaine with-
be happy in 1,000 feet of place of
his in the worship, sale of cocaine-
judicial two counts, sale of prescrip-
to us by tion d
ies. rugs, conspiracy to sell
abbrevia- cocaine, unlawful use of
w: two-way communication,
e County SCDTF M. Ramirez.
July 20,- William Waller,
k Police 47, 16021 93rd Road, viola-
tion of probation on original
Depart- charges of driving under the
cement, influence, driving while li-
hway Pa- cense suspended-two
counts,, SCSO L. Dykes.
Wildlife July 21, Justin Stephen
Haulsee, 25, 9272 141st
t of Drive, failure to appear on
original charges of worth-
Agricul- less checks-eight counts,
nent worthless checks-four
n and Pa- counts, SCSO.J. Mills.
July 21, James Lee Jerni-
hals Ser- gan, 31, Ft. White, violation
of community control on
of Alco- original charges of posses-
irearms sion of firearm by convicted
co Alon- felon, aggravated assault
1 St., Lot with weapon, SCSO S. Law.
s license, July 21, Gregory James
z. Kirby, 20,. .3608 CR 795,
*r Victor sexual battery, lewd and las-
CR 249, civious battery, FDLE L.
action on Goley.
f posses- July 21, Anaika Cecil
and P R. Luckonchang, 22, Lake
City, failure to appear on
o .Green, original charge of driving
ve., sen- under 'the influence, SCSO
s Depart- S. Law.
is, SCSO July 21, Clarence William
McCurry, 33, Deerfield
on Cody Beach, burglary of con-
Sposses- veyance, petit theft, SCSO
possession S. Law.
LOPD J. July 21, John Todd Par-
sons, 35, Lake City, grand
a Alicia theft III, SCSO S. Law.
02nd St., '' July'21, lMelisa Ann Rit-
nischief, tenhouse, 34, Albrightsville,
child' abuse intentional act,
na Lynn SCSO S. Law.
83rd P1. July 21, Brandon Andrew
ug para- Smith, 20, 3608 CR 795,
E. Ro- sexual battery, FDLE L. Go-
ley.
,34, 520 July 22, James Thomas'
nation of Culbertson, 32, 18869 165th
original Place, burglary, grand theft,
while li- forgery, uttering forged in-
ossession strument, violation of pro-
ssion of bation on original, charge of
cannabis- trafficking stolen property
-ssion of (Pinellas County), SCSO S.


t to sell,
CDTF R.


SEE ARREST, PAGE 3A


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Elizabeth Brooke Newsome and Wendell Ross Ham
Bebe Newsome of Live Oak and Gary N
Jennings announce the engagement and
ing marriage of their daughter, Elizabeth
Wendell Ross Hammock of Pinetta, son
Mrs. Wendell Hammock of Pinetta.
The bride-elect graduated from Suwa
School and is a recent graduate of the Ur
Florida. She is presently employed by the
of Florida as a nutrition educator.
The future groom graduated from Mac
School and is a recent graduate of the Ui
Florida. He is presently employed by the :
apartment of Transportation District II as a
The wedding will take place Saturda
2006 at 4 p.m., at First Baptist Churcl
Springs. Reception to follow in the fellow
No local invitations will be sent. All f
family are invited to attend,


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of Mr. and
Carla R. Williams of Branford is proud to announce
nnee High the upcoming marriage of her daughter, Martha
university of DeAnne Williams, to James Wilbur Ficken, son of
University Mark and Christine Ficken of Lake City. She is the
daughter of the late Calvin C. Williams.
dison High The bride-elect is a 1993 graduate of Branford High
university of School and is currently- employed by Dr. David Ran-
Florida De- dolph.
n engineer. The future groom is a 1995 graduate of Columbia
ay, Sept. 9, High School and is currently employed at Columbia
h of White Correctional Institution.
'ship hall. The gondola ceremony will be held on Friday, Oct.
friends and 13, 2006 at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, Nev.
A reception will be held in their honor at 5 p.m.,
Saturday, Oct. 21 at the Women's Club in Lake City.

Marriage license applications

h for July 17-July 24:
Jeremy Lee Hillhouse and
Victoria Joy Kroeker
Anthony Eugene Young and
Jessica Leigh Barnes
200 Rodney Lee Jones and Shelean
Srolin Minnet Roberts
rolin Anthony Clayton Hampton Jr. and
es I Danielle Michelle Smith


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Smith Hampton
Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Lee Smith would like to re-
mind you of the approaching marriage of their
daughter, Danielle Michelle Smith, to Anthony C.
Hampton Jr., son of Anthony and Andrea Hamp-
ton of Lake Wales.
The ceremony will take place Saturday, July 29,
2006 a 4 p.m. a Ebenezer A.M.E. Church in Live
Oak. A reception will follow at the Suwannee
County Exhibition II Hall.
Although local invitations have been sent, all
family and friends are invited.


Wupper Evans
Harold W. Wupper.Jr. and Margie S. Kiesiner of
Live Oak would like to remind you of the ap-
proaching marriage of their daughter, Kelly A.
Wupper, to Frank J. Evans, son of John and Mar-
garet vans of Lake City.
The ceremony will take place July 29, 2006 at
6:30 p.m. at St. George Island Beach. A reception
will follow at Bucaneer Inn.
Local invitations will not be sent. All friends and
family are invited to attend.


Warner's celebrate 50th

wedding anniversary
The children of Bobby and Doris Warner are
proud to announce the 50th wedding anniversary
of their parents.
A reception will be held in their honor from 2-4
p.m., Saturday, July 29 at Pine Level Church.


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eyes and in the area of the facial cheek bones on both sides of the head.
The sinuses are lined with a mucous membrane that is much like the
membrane lining of the inside of each side of our nose. When bacteria or
viruses settle on this lining, it begins to become inflamed, swell, and
produce excess mucous. If the infection is not treated, the swelling and
inflammation continues.'Another medical term for swelling and
inflammation of the sinuses is acute sinusitis. The sinuses may become
clogged with excess mucous. This produces pain in face and forehead that
we commonly refer to as a sinus headache.
Sinus headache treatment is directed at unclogging the clogged sinuses
and treating the infection. Medicines commonly used to unclog swollen
sinuses are called nasal decongestants. They come as oral tablets and
nasal sprays. Antibiotics may be prescribed, if the infection is believed to
be caused by bacteria. Home remedies that are often effective include
alternating hot and cold compresses held across the sinuses for 20 to 30
seconds. Steam from a hot shower or from a vaporizer may help open
clogged sinuses. Over-the-counter pain reliever medicines such as
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Surrey Place named "The Most Evolutionary


Facility of the Year" by its Corporate Operator


Regional Vice President of
Operations Blake Bell visited
Surrey Place Care Center in
Live Oak recently to present
the center with The Most Evo-
lutionary Facility of the Year
award.
Every year Home Quality
Management presents this
award in regards to Surrey
Place's vision statement : "We
want a revolution that will rad-
ically change the long-term
care landscape forever."
The evolutionary award
goes to the facility that has
made the most significant
changes toward this goal by
striving to achieve a more
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AWARD:
Regional Vice
President of
Operations Blake
Bell, left,
presents Surrey
Place
Administrator
Frances Scogna
The Most
Evolutionary
Facility of the
Year award at a
ceremony
recently.
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nating gifts for prizes when
the center recognized Na-
tional Nursing Assistants'
Week re-
cently:
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cock's,
Nobles
Green-
ho.use,
Live
Oak Sub
Shop, Nat-
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Care, Pizza
Hut and
Faye's
Flowers.


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Place staff attend the
presentation along with
the Center's residents.
Surrey Place staff from I
to r, Director of
Admissions/Marketing
Vickie Starling, far left,
Physical Therapist
Elizabeth Oxendine, left at
table, and Certified
Occupational Therapist
Assistant Liz Lamb, right
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Boyd: give the voters a voice


Congressman Allen Boyd
(D-FL) recently joined Con-
gressmen John Tanner (D-TN)
and Zach Wamp (R-TN) at a
press conference to highlight
the need for a fair redistricting
process in the wake of the re-
cent Supreme Court ruling. In
June, the Supreme Court re-
fused to denounce the current,
often politically-tainted, redis-
tricting practice and ruled that
it is allowable for states to
break with the once-a-decade
redistricting tradition.
"Last month's Supreme
Court ruling was a step back


for the American people and
unfortunately did not get us
any closer to establishing a
fair redistricting process," said
Congressman Boyd. "Redraw-
ing congressional district
maps for political gain divides
communities of interest, polar-
izes Florida voters along parti-
san lines, and silences the con-
stituency. We need meaningful
changes in the way we elect
our representatives-changes
that will take redistricting
power away from politicians
and give it back to the people
of Florida where it belongs."


Congressman Boyd is a
cosponsor of the Fairness and
Independence in Redistricting
Act (HR 2642). This legisla-
tion calls for an independent,
bipartisan commission in each
state to redraw congressional
district maps every 10 years
and restricts redistricting ef-
forts from taking place be-
tween census cycles.
Re-districting is traditional-
ly conducted every 10 years,
following the decennial cen-
sus, to ensure equal population
in each congressional district.
Many have come to view the


process as a partisan opportu-
nity to strengthen some in-
cumbencies and weaken the
chances of their political op-
ponents. Due in part to the re-
districting system, 95 percent
of incumbents retained their
US House seats in the 2004
election, and only seven seats
out of 435 changed hands
from one major party to anoth-
er.
The Fairness and Indepen-
dence in Redistricting Act has
been endorsed by FairVote, the
National Taxpayers Union,
and Public Citizen.


Congressman Allen Boyd (D-FL)


Qualifying
Continued From Page 1A

more years. Circuit judges are
elected for six-year terms.
Suwannee County District 2
Commissioner Doug UDell
was re-elected to his seat with-
out opposition and will serve
another four-year term begin-
ning Nov. 21. UDell is cur-
rently in his third four-year
term.
District 4 Commissioner
Billy Maxwell, in his first
term, drew two opponents.


Judge David Fina


Billy Maxwell


R Smith Jim Davis
Rod Smith Jim Davis


One of the three, Linda Dye,
Maxwell or Diana Robinson,
will win the seat Sept. 5. New
election laws say the person
with the most votes, regardless
of how many, is the winner.
All three are Democrats and
no Republicans are seekiipg
that seat.
In the School Board race,
three nonpartisan seats are up
for grabs.
In District 3, Dan Marsee is
challenging incumbent Julie
Blake Ulmer, in her first four-


Linda Dye


Diana Robinson


Charlie Crist Ed daSilva


year term, for that seat. The
winner will be decided Sept.
5.
In the District 4 School
Board seat, James Cooper, Ed
daSilva and Jane T. Lowe are
all vying for that seat that will
be vacated by current School
Board Chairman Barbara
Ceryak after 16 years in office.
Ceryak is retiring, leaving the
seat up for grabs.
In the District 5 School
Board race, there's no race at
all. Incumbent J. M. Holtzclaw


Douglas UDe Debbie Boyd
Douglas UDell Debbie Boyd


J.M. Holtzclaw


David Pope


was returned by the district to
serve another four-year term.
Holtzclaw is currently serving,
his seventh four-year term.
In the District 11 State Rep-
resentative race, Debbie Boyd
(D) of Newberry, David Pope
(R) of Alachua and Ray Walk-
er (R) of Lake City are all vy-
ing for that seat that will be
vacated by Suwannee Coun-
ty's Dwight Stansel due to
term limits. Stansel served
eight years in the House.
Statewide in the gubernator-
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ial race, Democrats Jim Davis
of Tampa and Rod Smith of
Alachua are campaigning hot
and heavy and both completed
their final qualifying paper-
work in Tallahassee on time.
Davis and Smith will face off
Sept. 5 to see who will be the
Democratic nominee to face
the Republican winner cur-
rent Attorney General Charlie
Crist or Florida's chief finan-
cial officer, Tom Gallagher -
Nov. 7 for the governor's job.
Voter registration remains
.open for the
Sept. 5 prima-
ry through
Aug. 7 at 5
S p.m. Early
voting begins
Aug. 21 from
8:30 a.nm. until
James Cooper 5 p.m. M-S
through Sept.
2 at 5 p.m.
After the Sept. 5 election,
registration is open from Sept.
6 through Oct. 10. Early vot-
ing for the Nov. 7 election be-
gins Oct. 23 and runs through
Nov. 4.
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2006 Suwannee County
qualified candidates
Circuit Judge Third
Circuit
(Nonpartisan) James Roy
Bean; Perry; E. Vernon Dou-
Sglas, Lake City; David W.
Fina, Live Oak
State Representative
District 11 Debra (Debbie)
Boyd (D), Lake City; David
Pope (R) Alachua; Newber-
ry; Ray Walker (R)
County Commissioner
District 2 Douglas UDell
(D), Live Oak, no opposition
County Commissioner
District 4 Linda Dye, Well-
born (D); Billy Maxwell (D),
Live Oak, incumbent; and Di-
ana Robinson, Live, Oak (D)
School Board District 3 (non
partisan) Dan Marsee, Live
Oak; Julie Blake Ulmer, Live
Oak, incumbent
School Board District 4 (non
partisan) James Cooper, Live
Oak; Ed daSilva, Live Oak;
and Jane T. Lowe, Wellborn
School Board District 5 (non
partisan) J.M. Holtzclaw,
O'Brien, incumbent, no oppo-
sition


Arrest
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Larney,
July 22, Otis James
Thomas, 51, McAlpin, pos-
session of cocaine, posses-
sion of drug paraphernalia,
violation of probation on
original charge .of posses-
sion of controlled sub-
stance, LOPD B. Williams.
July 22, Spencer David
Warner, 35, 4087 CR 249,
battery, SCSO D. Watson.
July 23, Michael James
Eveland, 26, O'Brien, vio-
lation of probation on origi-
nal charges of purchase of
cocaine, possession of con-
trolled -substance, battery
domestic violence-two
counts, SCSO B. Akey.
July 23, Heidi-Ann Teal
Hofer, 29, 8828 145th Dri-
ve, theft of credit card,
fraudulent use of credit card
over $100 more than two
uses, grand theft III, LOPD
J. Rountree.
July 23, Michael Robert
Johnson, 29, 1710 E.
Howard St., failure to ap-
pear on original charges of
passing worthless checks-
two counts, SCSO C. Tomp-
kins.
July 23, Alane Williams,
45, 13365 106th Place, dri-
ving while license suspend-
ed with knowledge, LOPD
B. Williams.


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start

August 10.

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for more

information.

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. July. 24,,,.Nancy R.oberts
. Collins, 54, Lake City, hold
for Columbia County,
SCSO M. Jelks.
July 24, Moises Espinoza-
Vega,.23, McAlpin, no valid
driver's license, SCSO T.
Roberts.
July' 24, Angela Marie
Geib, 23, 646 Washington
Ave. SW, sentenced to sev-
en days in county jail,
SCSO D. Downing.
July. 24, Stanley Ger-
hauser, 52, 134 Horizon
Circle, violation of proba-
.tion on original charges of
grand theft motor vehicle,
grand theft III, P and P S.
O'Hara.
July 24, Audrey Denise
Green, 45,. 3249 161st St.,
possession of crack cocaine,
LOPD A.'Land;J Bates.
July 24, Joe Hewett, 26,
O'Brien, failure to appear
on original charge of worth-
less checks, SCSO M. Jelks.


July 24, Eric Lee Kemper,
31, Lake Butler, failure to
comply on original charge
of sexual offender registra-
tion, SCSO S. Law.
July 24, Terry L. Light,
39, Mayo, violation of pro-
bation on original charge of
felony child support (Ohio),
P and P Blair.
July 24, Thomas A. Pip-
.kin, 54, 3249 161st Road,
possession of crack.cocaine,
LOPD A. Land/J. Bates,
July 24, Ozell Robinson,
30, 103 George St., conspir-
acy to sell or deliver co-
caine, SCSO M. Ramirez.
July 24, James A. Steven-
son, 35, Tampa, contempt of
court for failure to pay,
SCSO S. Law.
July 24, Elmo Walker, 47,
609 Scriven St., violation of
probation on original
charges of possession of
controlled substance-three
counts, LOPD R. Raymond.


NWTF
ATTENTION HUNTERS AND CONSERVATIONISTS:

The Suwannee River Strutters / Live Oak Chapter of the National Wild
Turkey Federation will be holding an organizational meeting to plan
the Annual Banquet for February, 2007.

If you have ever attended a banquet or would like to, we want you!
We are looking for anyone With an interest in the great outdoors
willing to help you plan the greatest event of the year!

Our organizational meeting will be held August 1 at 7:00 pm.

For information, please contact: John Baucom 208-0672 or 590-0256
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PUBLIC NOTICE
The City of Live Oak is applying for a grant through
the Florida, Department of Environmental Protection
to develop Harrell Heights Park located at

902 Winderweedle St. NW

We want you to have an opportunity to let us know
the recreational needs and facilities you would like
considered for this project. Anyone interested is
invited to attend the meeting to be held August 1,
2006, 5:30 P.M. at the park area located at 902
Winderweedle St. NW.
282475-F


Attention American Profile readers!
Here 's a peek' a[t 'wht'% ihside the Friday.' I'ly 28, Ameirican Profile which is a bonus
newsmagazine in each weekend edition of the Suwannieei Democrat.
COVER STORY: Superlatives LISA-From California's redwood forest to Florida's Gulf
Stream waters, the United States is home to hundreds of superlatives-the biggest, the
tallest and the smallest of everything imaginable-from the longest covered bridge in
Windsor, Vt., to the shortest river near Lincoln City, Ore.
PEOPLE: Keeping the Faeth-For more than 150 years, the Faeth fanmly in Fort Madi-
son, Iowa, has been growing apples at Faeth Orchards. Although their business has
changed over the years, the Faeth family's love for its orchard and its hentage hasn't.
PLACES: Lobsters and Lighthouses-Home to historic lighthouses and a bustling com-
mercial harbor, Rockland Maine, pop. 7,609) is rich in maritime histo-r seasoned sea-
men and fresh lobster. The town celebrates its love of the sea Land the delectable crus-
tacean each summer during the Maine Lobster Festival.
FOOD: Butterfinger Dessert-An Illinois reader shares this recipe for a delicious dessert.
FOOD: Sand Tarts-A New Mexico reader shares this cookie recipe.
HOME: Better, Faster Kitchen Cleaning-Carving out some time to deep clean and clear
out the clutter in your kitchen is important. These tips will help you get the job done fast.


a ^ $1,000 in cash

or
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BIBLE VERSE

"And He that sent me is with me:
the Father hath not left me alone;
for I do always those things that
please Him." John 8:29


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MYRA C. REGAN Members of the Suwannee
Publisher Democrat editorial board are Myra
C. Regan, publisher, and Susan K.
SUSAN K. LAMB Lamb, managing editor. Our
Managing Editor View is formed by that board.


LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Dear Editor:
A number of anti-environment members of
Congress are pushing hard to open our coasts
to oil and gas drilling. But have they consid-
ered the true price of drilling off our magnifi-
cent coasts?
Their proposed "solution" to America's ener-
gy problems is ineffective, misguided and
short-sighted, not to mention that it will do
nothing to cure us of our "addiction" to oil.
Offshore drilling would only produce a few
months' worth of fuel that won't even be avail-
able for another seven years.
The meager benefits of drilling are far out-
weighed by the costs and risks:
1) Offshore drilling would produce huge,
amounts of mercury and other toxic pollution
that would threaten marine ecosystems and
endanger public health.
2) Drilling would threaten dolphins, mana-
tees, sea turtles and other sensitive marine
wildlife.
3) The risk is not just offshore-an oil spill
could contaminate Florida's beaches in as little
as 24 hours.
There are faster, cheaper, cleaner and longer-
term solutions to meeting our energy needs in-
cluding increasing fuel efficiency standards,
and expanding our investment in wind and so-
lar power. Unlike coastal drilling, these solu-
tions would start saving families and business-
es money today and protect our coastal waters,
beaches, marine wildlife and economies. Con-
gress must learn to take the long view and con-
sider the true costs of its energy proposals.
Drilling off our coasts is simply not an accept-
able solution to America's energy problems.
Amber Vann

Rant and Rave

hotline is open!
Suwannee Countians, it's time to speak your
mind! How do you do that? By calling the brand
new Suwannee Democrat Rant and Rave hotline!
Hate the way the county mows down the beauti-
ful flowers along Suwannee County roadsides in
the spring? Don't want anyone else moving to Your
county? Think zoning changes are a bit off? The city
charter should be changed? Think your county gov-
ernment .isn't doing its job? Are you fed up with
traffic, bad roads, decimation of the county's trees
for development, general discourtesy and zoning.
board decisions, both city and county? Now you
can let everyone know how you feel if you will be
respectful in how you express yourself and don't
use profanity.
Callers to 208-8314 may express their thoughts,
good or bad, 24/7 about issues and politics, but not
about private individuals or businesses. If you pre-
fer, you may e-mail your comments to
susan.lamb@gaflnews.com. You may give your
name, or not, but please, only take 30 seconds or
less for your comments. Let us know what's bug-
ging you.
During political years, like 2006, you may express
your opinion about candidates, using the same
rules above, but no political opinions will be print-
ed the last full week before election, which is Sept.
5 and Nov. 7 this year. Those comments would
need to be on the hotline no later than Aug. 23 for
the See
Although it won't be printed in Rant and Rave,
you can also use the line to give the Democrat tips
on events happening in the area that just might be
"under wraps" and you think your hometown
newspaper should know about. Chances are we
may already know and are working on a story, but


we urge our readers to make sure we know by
telling us what you know. We'll check it out.
The number is 208-8314. Call now! Call often!
Give your name if you like, but it's not required.

Please address letters to:
Letters To The Editor, Suwannee Democrat,
PO Box 370, Live Oak, FL 32064.
Please include your hame, full address and daytime
phone number. We ask this so we can varify your letter
and discuss any questions about it with you.


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GUEST COMMENTARY


A balanced approach to
By Jeffrey Lyash
Last month, Gov. Jeb Bush signed into law the
state's comprehensive plan for a diverse, reliable and
secure energy future for Florida. The Florida Renew-
able Energy Technologies and Energy Efficiency Act
aims to ensure that our state takes a balanced ap-
proach to meeting the energy needs of our residents
over the next generation.
Growth is part of our landscape in Florida. We see
its benefits and challenges every day. But while our
needs to expand roads and schools are often more vis-
ible, the need to plan and build electric facilities for
the future is just as critical fi even though it occurs
largely behind the scenes.
Our state adds 1,000 new residents every day. Small
communities and cities alike are getting larger. Our
homes are also increasing in size-by more than 50 per-
cent, on average, since 1970. With more living space to
cool and heat, more electronics in our daily lives, and
more of us living and working here, we know our sys-
tem of generating and distributing electricity must
grow to keep pace.
When our customers flip a light switch, they expect
the light to come on, with no "all circuits busy" mes-
sage or delay in response. Progress Energy is commit-
ted to ensuring that same level of electric system reli-
ability in the future. The solution is a balance of exist-
ing resources, strategic power purchases, evolving
technologies, increased energy efficiency and new
power plants.
Energy efficiency remains critical
Recently, the State of Florida approved Progress En-
ergy's plan to increase financial incentives for several
energy-efficiency programs we offer to our customers.
The goal is to attract new participants to the pro-
grams, and to continue to educate contractors and
builders on energy-efficient construction, because do-
ing so helps to manage energy resources now and in
the future.
These-programs provide real benefits, not only in
reduced costs for our customers, but in delaying the
need for new power plants. Over the last 25 years, our
customers have saved more than $750 million in ener-
gy costs through participation in efficiency programs-
representing more than 10 billion kilowatt-hours of
electricity that did not have to be generated (roughly
equivalent to the city of Orlando's power use over two
years), and representing a significant reduction in en-
ergy-related emissions.
Investing in renewables and technologies to power the
future


our state's energy future
We continually seek cleaner, newer ways to pro-
duce energy for our customers. We have partnered
with the state and federal government and other com-
panies and agencies in investing in hydrogen fuel-cell
projects, as well as solar projects at schools, around
the state and in other areas, including Florida's first
hydrogen vehicle fueling station.
We've signed a contract to purchase the energy gen-
erated by a planned power plant in central Florida
that will use a bamboo-like grass as its fuel source. Re-
newable biomass generation projects such as this one
can help reduce the need to burn other fuels, and they
provide significant environmental benefits.
Making the most of existing resources .
Meanwhile, we continue to operate the most diverse
mix of power plants in Florida in meeting the needs of
1.6 million households and businesses. That diversity
helps ensure a reliable, affordably priced supply of
electricity even when fuel prices and supplies are
volatile and makes us less reliant on foreign energy
sources. And we're investing to ensure that the gener-
ation of electricity from that mix of resources is ac-
complished in an environmentally sound manner.
Developing new sources of electricity
We also know that even with an increased emphasis
on energy efficiency and more investment in alterna-
tive energy sources, we must plan and build new
sources of electricity generation to meet Florida's
needs.
As previously announced, we're evaluating sites for
new generation (including the possibility of both nu-
clear and clean-coal plants). We're undertaking a
comprehensive process fi one that will lead us to in-
vestments that make the most sense for our customers
and communities. Siting and building power plants,
and the associated transmission, takes many years
and involves many perspectives. Even though we
won't make a final decision to proceed for some time,
we need to act now to keep options viable for the fu-
ture. We expect to name a potential nuclear plant site
in the coming months.
Together, we're working to create an environmen-
tally responsible, balanced energy solution, so that the
reliable and efficient electric system,that brings op-
portunity, comfort and dependability today will con-
tinue to energize our lives, our communities and our
state in the future.
Jeffrey Lyash is president and CEO of Progress Energy
Florida, the St. Petersburg-based electric utility which
serves 1.6 million homes and businesses in central and west
coastal Florida.


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Marshall Frank is the author
of five published books. But in
another life, Frank was busy
gathering life experiences from
which to write. Frank is a re-
tired captain from the Miami-
Dade Police Department. He
served for 30 years in all forms
of law enforcement including
internal affairs, as a homicide
detective and as the current fa-
vorite of all TV buffs, CSI
(crime scene investigator).
According to Frank working
as a CSI is not at all like the TV
show. Real-life CSI do not in-
terview suspects and don't
make arrests. All they do is
process the crime scene and re-
port to detectives working the
case.
Frank has had some interest-


ing assignments as a result of
being a Miami-Dade homicide
detective and captain. He was
asked to give feedback on the
very first Miami Vice TV show.
"I told them it was the worst
TV police show I've ever seen,"
Frank said. "I said that show
will never go anywhere."
Frank has issues with many
TV police shows. "They never
show cops filling out reports,"
Frank said. "That's a large part
ofwhat cops do."
Frank did come out in favor
of Hill Street.Blues. "Hill Street
Blues was the most realistic po-
lice show I've ever seen," Frank
said.
Writing all those reports led
Frank to writing a column for
several North Carolina newspa-


pers. Some of these columns
were eventually compiled in a
book called, "Frankly Speak-
ing."
Frank recently spoke at the
Suwannee River Regional Li-
brary. He held an informal gath-
ering where he spoke candidly
about his life as a law enforce-
ment officer, his writing and his
books.
Frank's newest work is due to
come out shortly. He was com-
missioned to investigate and
write about Islamic terrorism in
the United States.
Frank has written several
crime/suspense novels based in
the Miami area. For more infor-
mation about his work check
out his website at www.mar-
shallfrank.com.


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Miami-Dade law enforcement. Frank was a
MARSHALL FRANK VISITS LIVE AK:detective.
Frank, a multi-published author, spoke at
the Suwannee River Regional Library re-
cently about his books and his career in
Miami-Dade law enforcement. Frank was a
captain for the Miami-Dade police, worked
as a CSI and as homicide detective.
Check out his website for information
about his books at
www.marshallfrank.com
Photo: Janet Schrader


Two


Continued From Page 1A

as a steel worker
for eight years
with Gamble Con-
struction in Live
Oak.
Funeral mass for
Grant will be con-
ducted at 10 a.m.,
today, Wednesday,
July 26, in St.
Francis Xavier
Catholic Church'in
Live Oak with Fa-
ther Richard Perko.
and Father Mike
Pendergraft offici-
ating. Interment
will follow at
Friendship Baptist
Church Cemetery,


Live Oak.
Funeral services
for Gaylord will be
conducted at 10
a.m., Thursday,
July 27, in Daniels
Memorial Chapel
in Live Oak with
the Rev. Louis
Berry officiating.
Interment will be
held at 2 p.m. in
Pine Level Ceme-
tery in Oxford.
Visitation will be
held from 6-8 p.m.,
today, Wednesday,
July 26 in the fu-
neral home.
See Page 9A for
obituaries on both
Grant and Gaylord.


FCAT


point for each percent of stu-
dents making learning gains in
reading; one point for each per-
cent of students making leading
gains in mathematics and one
point for each percent of the
lowest performing students mak-
ing learning gains in reading.
The following is a list of
FCAT school grades of Suwan-
nee, Lafayette, Hamilton, Madi-
son, Columbia and Gilchrist
counties. Also, the averages of
Florida school grades are includ-
ed.


SUWANNEE COUNTY
SBranford Elementary School: A
" Branford High School: B (One point from an A'i.
* Suwannee Middle School: B
* Suwannee Elementary School: C
* Suwannee High School: D

LAFAYETTE COUNTY
* Lafayette Elementary School: B
* Lafayene High School: C

HAMILTON COUNTY
* North Hamilton Elementary School: B
* South Hamilton Elementary School: A
* Central Hamilton Elementary School: C
* Hamilton County High School: D

MADISON COiUNT'--> ,- : '
" Madison County Central School: C
" Madison County High School: D
a Lee Elementary School: B
a Pinetta Elementary School: A
" Greenville Elementary School: C

COLUMBIA COUNTY
m Columbia City Elementarv School: A
" Eastside Elementary School: A
" Five Points Elementary School: A
0 Fort Whiute Elementary School: B
0 Melrose Park Elementary School: C
" Niblack Elementary School: C
a Summers Elementary School: A
m Westside Elementary School: B
m Lake City Middle School: B
m Richardson Middle School: C
" Columbia High School: D
a Fort \White High School: C

GILCHRIST COUNTY
* Bell Elementary School: A
* Trenton Elementary School: A
* Bell High School: A
* Trenton High School: A

FLORIDA SCHOOL AVERAGES
* 53 percent earned an A
a 22 percent earned a B
* 20 percent earned a C
a 5 percent earned a D
* I percent earned an F

Source: The Florida Department of Education


CAT LET OUT OF THE BAG: A man driving a white Ford ranger flipped his truck on CR 252 July 19 all because of his feline passen-
ger A bystander reported the cat leaped on the man and dug its claws Into his shoulder and back, causing him to wreck.
Photo: Vanessa Fultz

Horse


Continued From Page 1A peared to be without food for
months and months to get this
trees was bare," she said. bad," Hunter said. Joe lost
Law enforcement confronted close to half of his Tody weight.
the owner and told him to call And he was extremely rafter
for veterinary attention immedi- hipped," Hunter said.
ately. After the vet realized the -Hunter said usually when
severity of the horses' condi- horses lose 40 percent of their
tion, animal control stepped in, body weight there's not much
HIunter said.., chance of r qpyery, ecapise the
.,icer.picked up the horses ody begins, to feed on, jitelf.
April 11. One of the horses, The vet even suggested i ie
Joe, had been down for four shelter put him down, but they
days when they were picked up refused because Joe was fight-
'and probably much longer than ing for his life, she said.
that before the situation was re- "As long as he was willing to
ported, Hunter said. Joe was fight, I would not put him
immediately put into a walking down," she said.
sling to get him back on his Hunter explained horses and
feet. other grazing animals don't live
"He was so bad that when long once they can't get up be-
we put him in the sling he just cause they develop pneumonia.
hung. He was in extremely "The species have to be on
poor condition," Hunter said. their feet. They have to have
Joe, who is still recovering at room for their lungs to expand
the shelter, was covered with to breathe properly," she said.
ulcerations from struggling to Officers treated the horses'
get on his feet. His groin area wounds, and one adult horse
was raw from being covered in and the colt recovered quickly
urine and feces during the time and were adopted. However,
he was down. Joe had lost so Joe still remains at the shelter.
much weight his spine was visi- On May 8 Animal Control
ble and the end of his back had Officer Joe Brown said Joe, the
a "hump" showing a bone horse, had been out of his sling
which stuck up a couple of for about a week. "He's actually
inches. trotting around," Brown said at
Hunter said that the horse ap- the time. "Sometimes we have


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to chase him down. He's get-
ting really independent."
Brown said in May although
Joe was gaining weight, the
horse needed to stay at the shel-
ter at least another couple of
months before being adopted.
"We want him to be filled out
more before he's adopted. We
don't want to run the.risk of
him gerting-back in the shape
he was in," Brown said.
And filled out he has. Since
that time Joe has made a full re-
covery, and now freely gallops
around displaying his strong
physique.
"I would say Joe has made a
full recovery," Huntersaid July
25. "He is fat and healthy and
happy and spoiled."
Hunter said the only wound
Joe is still recovering from is a
small pressure sore he keeps re-
opening as he rolls about while ,
playing.
Hunter said the staff at the
shelter has grown quite attached
to Joe. Before and after pictures
of his abuse and recovery are
proudly displayed on the office
walls at the shelter.
Hunter said though she has
seen numerous cases of animal
cruelty to horses and other ani-
mals, Joe's condition was about
the worse she's encountered.

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volved.in caring for animals,
especially larger animals such
as horses.
"Many people think just be-
cause they have pasture they
can take care of a horse,"
Brown said. "Most people don't
realize hon much attention
horses need." :., ~: i ..
Hunter said anyone observ-
ing a potential animal abuse or
neglect case should report it to
the animal shelter by calling
208-0072.
"Also, if you own an animal
Sand find you can't take care of
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compared to surrounding coun-
ties?
School grades are calculated
by points assigned based on per-
formance on the FCAT. Schools
obtain one point for each percent
of students who score at least a
level 3 in reading; one point for
each percent of students who
score at least a level 3 in math;
one point for each percent of
students who score at least a 3.5
on the writing assessment; one


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WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 2006


DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD OF SUWANNEE COUNTY BUDGET SUMMARY

THE PROPOSED OPERATING BUDGET EXPENDITURES OF THE SCHOOL BOARD SUWANNEE COUNTY

ARE 7.5% MORE THAN LAST YEARS TOTAL OPERATING EXPENDITURES
PROPOSED MILLAGE LEVY:
Local Effort 5.034
Discretionary .0.510
Discretionary Supplemental .0.250
Capital Outlay 2.000
Total Millage 7.794

FISCAL YEAR 2006-07

REVENUES GENERAL SPECIAL REVENUE DEBT SERVICE CAPITAL PROJECTS INTERNAL SERVICE
Federal $ 47,000 $ 6,655,033
State Source ) $ 30,033,249 $ 76,000 $ 9,917,213
Local Sources $ 8,844,670 $ 875,000 $ 2,874,238
TOTAL REVENUES $ 38,924,919 $ 7,606,033 $ 12,791,451
Transfers In $ 542,427
Non-revenue Sources
FUND BALANCES 7/1/06 $ 1,235,681 $ 122,586
TOTAL REVENUE AND BALANCES $ 40,703,027 $ 7,728,619 $ 12,791,451

EXPENDITURES
Instruction $ 23,278,843 $ 4,030,142
Pupil Personnel Services $ 1,619,401 $ 341,093
Instructional Media $ 641,405
Instructional & Curriculum Development
Services $ 541,943 $ 133,848
Instructional StaffTraining $ 3,62,580 $ 543,142
Board of Education $ 222,849
General Administration $ 765,677 $ .65,697
School Administration $ 2,883,826
Facilities Acquisition Construction $ 12,249,024
Fiscal Services $ 422,144
Food Service $ 2,404,238
Central Services $ 711,089
Pupil Transportation $ 2,556,977 $ 84,213
Operation of Plant $ 3,378,616. $ 3,660
Maintenance of Plant $ '1,797,383
Community Services $ 45,263
Debt Service
TOTAL EXPENDITURES $ 39,227,996 $ 7,606,033 $ 12,249,024
Transfer Out $ 542,427
FUND BALANCES 6/30/07 $ 1,475,031 $ 122,586
FINAL EXPENDITURES, TRANSFER
& BALANCE $ 40,703,027 $ 7,728,619 $ 12,791.451


THE TENTATIVE, ADOPTED, ANDIOR FINAL BUDGETS ARE ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE ABOVE MENTIONED TAXING AUTHORITY AS A PUBLIC RECORD.


Total Number of Personnel


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5,700.00

5,650.00

5,600.00

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5,500.00

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Alex


Continued From Page 1A-

the position came about as a
result of combining the in-
surance commissioner with
the comptroller position.-
The person holding the job
serves as the insurance con-
sumer advocate, but doesn't
directly regulate the insur-
ance companies.
"We've had a tremendous
decrease in the percentage of
small businesses that are
able to provide healthcare
for their employees," she
said. "Let's go out and buy
new products. Competitive


products. Affordable prod-
ucts."
She said in that capacity
she'd help individuals trying
to buy property insurance or
small businesses trying to
find affordable healthcare
for employees. She would
also help large businesses
find insurance to.cover their
facility against hurricanes.
After refreshments were
served, Sink dropped in at
Suwannee River Water Man-
agement District to speak
with .SRWMD Assistant Ex-
ecutive Director David Still
about growth management


in the area.
"Even in this part of Flori-
da there are growth con-
cerns," she said. "What I'm
finding is there are many
people when I go to South
Florida saying they're mov-
ing north to get out of the
way of hurricanes."
Sink said Columbia Coun-
ty is one of the fastest grow-
ing counties in the country.
* "And they (water manage-
ment) has to figure out
where their water is coming
from, which is a real chal-
'lenging balancing act," she
said.


After the visit at SRWMD,
Sink headed to Jasper.
Sink.was the president for
Bank of America for Florida
for seven years where she
was responsible for 800
branches and 9,000 people.
She managed $40 billion in *
customer's deposits.
"I'm bringing that type of
. background and financial
experience," she said. "I
want to wake up every day
thinking about the decisions
I make and what I'm going
to do to help the everyday
Citizen in this state to live a
better life."


WARM WELCOME: Candidate for Florida Chief Financial Officer
Alex Sink, far right, was given a warm welcome in Live Oak dur-
ing a meet and greet with the public July 20.
Photo: Jennifer Burnham


OBITUARIES


Annell C. Backus
Nov. 5, 1940 -
July 24, 2006

nnell C. Backus, 65,
of Crescent City, Fla.,
passed away Monday,.
July 24, 2006 at Flagler Hos-
pital in St. Augustine. She was
'born in Live Oak to the late
Fred Eris and Maxine Watson
Carver. Backus was an active
member in her community, in-
cluding Red Hat Divas with
Hattitude and Women of the
Moose. Her hobbies included
BINGO, fishing, interior.dec-
orating and making crafts for


Downey, Sherri Randolph
(Travis) and Jeffrey. Backus;
and three great-grandchildren,
Taylor, Shaylee and Jaiden
Randolph..'
Memorial services will be
conducted at 3 p.m., today,
Wednesday, July 26 in Friend-
ship Baptist Church in Live
Oak with the Rev. Ray May-
field officiating.
Gateway-Forest Lawn Fu-
neral Home of Lake City is in
charge of all arrangements.

Angel Piet Grant
June 12, 1975 -
July 21, 2006


her family and friends. Backus
and her husband, Jeff-opened ngel Piet Grant, 31,
their hearts and home to fami- of Live Oak, Fla.
ly and friends in their time of passed away Friday,
need. She touched the heart of July 21, 2006 due to injuries
everyone she met and offered sustained in an automobile
her love and support without accident. She lived in Live
ever expecting anything in re- Oak all her life, was a man-
turn. Backus was a loving sis- ager for S&S Food Store in
ter, mother, grandmother, Ellisville for two years and
spouse and friend to -all she was a.member of St. Francis
met and will be deeply Xavier Catholic Church in
missed, but we know we will Live Oak.
see her again. Survivors include her hus-
'Survivors include her lov- band,. Brad Grant of Live
ing husband of 48 years, Jeff Oak; her father, Ralph Piet
Backus of Crescent City; her' of Live Oak; her mother, Di-
son, Bill Backus (Donna) of. ane Dean of Live Oak; three
Mobile, Ala.; her daughter, daughters, Misty Jonea Mc-
Julje Adams of Middleburg: Daniel. Kursty Marie Setty
three grandchildren, Chad ...and Franklynn Simmons. all


of Live Oak; one son, Cody
Lee Grant of Live Oak; two
sisters, Misty Tinney and
Chantel Mansfield, both of
Live Oak; and four brothers,
Ralph John Piet Jr. of Bowl-
ing Green, Ky., James Ray
Piet of Daytona -Beach and
Raoul Duane Piet and Shane
Augustine Piet, both of Live
Oak..
Funeral mass will be con-
ducted at 10 a.m., today,
Wednesday, July 26 in St.
Francis Xavier Catholic
Church in Live Oak with Fa-
ther Richard Perko and Fa-
ther Mike Pendergraft offi-
ciating. Interment will fol-
low at Friendship Baptist
Church Cemetery, Live Oak.
Daniels Funeral Homes.
Inc. of Live Oak is in charge
of all arrangements.

Christopher D. "Chris"
Gaylord
Sept. 10, 1976 -
July 21, 2006

hristopher D. "Chris"
Gaylord, 29, of Live
I Oak, Fla. passed
away Friday, July 21, 2006
due to injuries- sustained in
an automobile accident. The


in Live Oak. ::.
Survivors include his
wife, Tracy Gaylord of Live
,Oak; his mother, Deborah
Gaylord of. St. Augustine;
one daughter, Amber Gay-
lord of Live Oak; one son,
Christopher D. Gaylord of
Live Oak; and maternal
grandfather and step-moth-
er, Elva ard Carol Gaylord
of Live Oak. He was pre-
ceded in death by his grand-
mother, Sylvia Gaylord.
Funeral services will be
conducted at 10 a.m., Thurs-
day, July 27 in Daniels
Memorial Chapel in Live
Oak with the Rev. Louis
Berry officiating. Interment
will be held at 2 p.m. in
Pine Level Cemetery in Ox-
ford. Visitation will be held
from 6-8 p.m., today,
Wednesday, July 26 in the
funeral home.
Daniels Funeral Homes,
Inc. of Live Oak is in charge
of all arrangements.

Margaret Ruth Burlison
Aug. 12, 1925 -
July 22, 2006

argaret -Ruth
SBurlison, 80, of


Gainesville native was a4/ I Live Oak, Fla.,
steel worker for eight years passed away Saturday, July
with Gamble Construction '2, 2006 in Shands at Lake


Shore in Lake City follow-
ing. a brief illness. The
Lucedale, Miss. native
moved to Live Oak from
Miami 23 years ago, was a
homemaker and enjoyed
Working with flowers and
tending her garden. She was
a member of Pine Grove
Methodist Church.
Survivors include one
brother, Steve Harvard of
Lucedale, Miss; two grand-
sons, Shawn Dougherty of
Iraq and Robbie Dougherty
of Live Oak; and one great-
grandchild.
Graveside funeral ser-
vices'were held at' 10:30
a.in., Monday,..July 24 in
Pine Grove Methodist
Church Cemetery with the
Rev. Carl Wiggins officiat-
ing.
Harris.Funeral Home, Inc..
of Live Oak was in charge
of all arrangements.

Roy Koon
Nov. 9, 1917 -
July 20, 2006

oy Koon, 88, passed
away Thursday, July
20, 2006 in North
Florida Regional 'Medical
Center in Gainesville fol-
lowing short illness. He was
born Nov,. 9, 1917 in Hil-


dreth, son of the late Ben M.
and Elvie Rhoden Koon.
Koon was preceded in death
by his wife of 61 years, Iris,
and passed away on what
would have been his 65th
wedding anniversary. He
,was a farmer, played.the
guitar and sang. He loved
Jesus, Iris, his children and
music. Koon was a member
of Evergreen Baptist Church
in Lake City.
SSurviv6rs include four
daughters, Ann and Billy
Hart of Lake City, Sue and
Marc Smith of Jacksonville,
Jane and Harvey Irby of
Lake City and Karen and
Gerod Knighton of O'Brien;
one son, Charles and Marion
SKoon of Ward, Ala.; two
brothers, Edward and Joy
Koon of Lake City and Rus-
sell and Evelyn Koon of
Lake City;: 12 grandchil-
dren; and 16 great-grand-
children.
Funeral services were held
at 3 p.m:, Saturday, July 22
in Daniels Memorial Chapel
in Branford with the Rev.
Frank Davis officiating. In-
terment followed in Siloam
United Methodist Church
Cemetery in Lake City.
Daniels Funeral Homes,
Inc. of Branford was in
charge of all arrangements.,


NOTICE OFTAX FOR


SCHOOL CAPITAL OUTLAY
The Suwannee County School Board will soon consider a measure to continue to
impose a 2.00 mill property tax for the Capital Outlay projects listed herein.

This tax is in addition to the school board's proposed tax of 5.794 mills for operating
expenses and is proposed solely at the discretion of the school board.

"**THE PROPOSED COMBINED SCHOOL BOARD TAX INCREASE FOR BOTH
OPERATING EXPENSES AND CAPITAL OUTLAY IS SHOWN IN THE ADJACENT
NOTICE.

*The Capital Outlay tax will generate approximately $2,874.239 to be used for the
following projects:

CONSTRUCTION AND REMODELING
One'(1) New Elementary School, Live Oak
Repayment for Special Facilities
Classroom Addition to Existing Elementary School
Plant Survey Construction Projects

MAINTENANCE, RENOVATION AND REPAIR
Facilities Maintenance and Improvement County Wide
Roof Repairs
Paving Parking Lots &Access Roads
Storm Water Management.

MOTOR VEHICLE PURCHASES
.Purchase of Four (4) School Buses
Purchase of Motor Vehicles for the Maintenance or
Operation of Plants and Equipment

NEW AND REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT
School Furniture and Equipment
Data Processing Equipment

PAYMENTS FOR EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES AND SITES DUE
UNDER A LEASE-PURCHASE AGREEMENT,
Suwannee High, Branford High, Suwannee Middle, Suwannee Primary,
Suwannee Elementary and Suwannee Intermediate

PAYMENTS FOR RENTING AND. LEASING EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES AND SITES
One (1) Year Lease of Classrooms

PAYMENTS OF LOANS APPROVED PURSUANT TO SS. 1011.14 AND 1011.15, F.S.
First Federal Savings Bank

PAYMENT OF COSTS OF COMPLIANCE WITH
ENVIRONMENTAL STATUTES AND REGULATIONS
Removal of Hazardous Waste

PAYMENT OF COSTS OF LEASING RELOCATABLE EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES
Portable Classrooms Live Oak and Branford

All concerned citizens are invited to a public hearing to be held on July 31, 2006 at 5:30
P.M., at the Suwannee County School Board District Office Board Room, 702 2nd
Street, NW, Live Oak, Florida.

A DECISION on the proposed CAPITAL OUTLAY TAXES will be made at this hearing.
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The District School Board of Suwannee County will soon
consider a measure to increase its property tax levy.


Last year's proposed tax levy
A. Initially proposed tax levy $8,795,085
B. Less tax reductions due to Value Adjustment
Board and other assessment changes $ 361,582
C. Actual property tax levy $9,156,667


This year's proposed tax levy $11,790,430


A portion of the tax levy is required under state law in
order for the school board to receive $21,084,618 in state
education grants. The required portion has INCREASED
by 24.07 percent and represents approximately seven
tenths of the total proposed taxes.


The remainder of the taxes is proposed solely at the
discretion of the school board.


All concerned citizens are invited to a public hearing on
the tax increase to be held on
July 31, 2006 at 5:30 P.M., in the

Suwannee County School District Office Board Room,
702 2nd Street, NW, Live Oak, Florida.


A DECISION on the proposed tax increase and the budget
will be made at this hearing. 283659-F
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Suwannee High School include (first row, 1-r) Quinton Grantham,
Jay Thomas, Wendell Waters, Timmy Cline, Clifton Bruck,
Lewyn Boyette, Mark Radford, John Patrick. Lamar Jenkins,
Jr., Jimmy Nix, Everett Sapp and Jerry Fielding;


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Arnette, Tony Lane, Theron Purvis, Mike Stewart, Martin Rice, Bruce Skinner, Walter Kent, Tom Ferguson anid Donald Morse.
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over Todd's health profile as part of "4-H For Life." Suwannee
County 4-Hers plan to start building .a Vita Parcours jogging
course in March on 14 acres of land beside Suwannee Elementary,
School East.
The City of Live Oak has agreed to maintain the course and
inspect its exercise equipment, Kubiak reported last week. "It's
a real community effort," she said


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president Larry Frierson, president Candy Moses, sentinel
Buddy Harden, treasurer Elaine Barnett, reporter Leonard


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Football practice


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July 31.


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Fishing Report 2-
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Last Wednesday, I had one
of the best charters I have
had in a couple of years. I
took Bill Torrey of St. Si-
mons Island, with Monty
Lewis of Thomasville, Ga.,
and we simply had a fantas-
tic day! We had four trout
for the first two hours of the
trip, then in the next two-
and-a-half hours we landed
11 more trout, including two
for Bill over 24.5-inches
long! Not to be outdone,
Monty caught a 25.5-inch
long trout on a seven-inch
pigfish! We caught two reds,
one 24" and one 22" long,
while, we were trout fishing
in 5.5 to 6.5 feet of water!
The reds hit five and six-
inch-long pinfish like they
were starving to death.
At one point Bill took a
sandwich break, and I stood
in forhim. I tied on a Cajun
Thunder with a New Assas-
sin "Shrimp Cocktail" in the
Chandeleur Isle color and


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Last week, Governor Jeb
Bush signed into law a bill
affecting would-be, first-
time hunters and those
wanting to hunt during
Florida's newly established
crossbow season.
Effective Aug. 1, 2006,
anyone 16 years or older
and born after May. 31,
1975 can hunt under the su-
pervision of a licensed
hunter, 21 years or older,
without having to complete
the state's hunter safety cer-.
tification. The newly estab-
lished "Hunter Safety Men-
toring Exemption" enables.
those persons to purchase a
Florida hunting license and
hunt during a one-year trial
basis.
The new mentoring ex-
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for Aug. 5-6
For the 27th year Quail
Heights Country Club
(QHCC) and Southern Oaks
Country Club (SOCC), for-
merly Lake City Country
Club, are pleased to host the
Lake City Open Saturday
and Sunday, Aug. 5-6.
This .tournament brings out
the best in men, women, se-
nior and pro'golfers from the
surrounding area. Both
courses are in good condition
and will test golfers of all
abilities. As always, a great
field is expected to compete.
The first round will be
played at SOCC, and the fi-
nal round will be played at
QHCC. The entry fee is $90
for members of QHCC and
SOCC, $100 for non-mem-
bers, $60 for lady members
of QHCC and SOCC, $70
for lady non-members and
$175 for professionals. The
.entry fee will be $10 less for
anyone who pays before
Sunday, July 30.
The tournament is open to
all men, ladies, seniors and
professionals. The format is
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Summer Dog basketball traveled
to Lake City for a tournament re-
cently. The Dogs faced Lake City,
Hamilton County and Santa Fe in
four games.
Suwannee lost the first game to
Lake City by a large margin. They
played Santa Fe next and beat them
by 12.points. Hamilton County up-
set Lake City and Suwannee pro-
ceeded to upset Hamilton County
by beating them in overtime by one
point 81-80.
Coach Chris Martello said it was
an exciting game.
But Lake City went on to play
Hamilton County in the champi-


onship game and won. Lake City
took the championship with Hamil-
ton second.
Suwannee summer basketball had
as many as 15 upcoming freshman
on the team. Martello said the
coaches have still not decided
which players will go varsity or JV.
"It's going to be interesting for
us," Martello said.
One upcoming freshman, Shawn
Jackson, is a definite for the varsity.
Jackson may only be a freshman
this year, but he is already 6'6" and
200 pounds.. The 2006-07 Suwan-
nee High basketball season should
be an exciting one. The most play-
ers ever participated in the summer
basketball program and plan to
come out for regular-season basket-
ball.


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Gym signs still available
If you've been to
a basketball game,:
volleyball game or
wrestling match re- a
cently, you've seen
the advertisement
vinyl signs on the :
walls of the gym.
There are currently GYM SIGNS STILL AVAILABLE:- These signs fund four
72 slots for those Suwannee sports programs boys and girls basketball,
signs with 53 spo- volleyball and wrestling. All three programs use the gym.
ken for. If you'd There are still 19 spots available. Call basketball coach
like to .get one for Chris Martello if you'd like one at 386-362-6449.
yourself or your Photo: Janet Schrader
business, the pro-
ceeds are funds yearly fee thereafter being $200.
raised for boys'.and girls' basketball, Contact basketball coach Chris
volleyball and wrestling. Currenrl'., Martello at 386-362-6449 or 386-.. SHAWN JACKSON WILL PROBABLY PLAY VARSITY BALL NEXT YEAR: Jackson
19 slots are available. 965-5800 for questions concerning'. will be a freshman this year and is already 6'6". Look for him on the varsity squad
The initial sign fee is $300 with the the availability of signs., next year. Photo: Janet Schrader


FO--otba practice means two---------------------------days--
Footbal' practice means two-a-days


Janet Schrader
Democrat Reporter

For the first time in quite a
while, Suwannee football
players will be practicing'
twice a day. These "two-a-
days" will start July 31 and
run two days until the play-
ers go to camp Aug. 2. They
will practice at 7 a.m. and
again at 4 p.m.
Coach-Bobby Bennett
plans three-a-days at camp.
The players stay at camp
from Aug. 2-5. Football
camp is traditionally held at
Pickett Lake in Lafayette


County.
When the players return
they have Sunday off and it's
back to two-a-days from
Aug. 7-10.
.. "I don't think the kids
know-what.to think," Bennett
said. "It's a little bit of an
unknown."
The goal of the double
practices is to get the players
fit for the upcoming season.
"It's been a long time since
they've had two-a-days,"
Bennett said. Especially
since school has been start-
ing so early. I think it will
give us a good advantage we
have not enjoyed."


Bennett says it's going


to be a good year


BRANDON ALLEN-THIS YEAR'S RUNNING BACK TO WATCH: Allen will be back this year as
one of Suwannee's hot running backs. Photo: Janet Schrader


Janet Schrader
Democrat Reporter

"We're gonna have a real
good football team this year,"
Suwannee High football
coach Bobby Bennett told the
Rotarians at a recent meet-
ing. "Our goal is always go-
ing to be winning the state
championship."
Bennett spoke to the Ro-
tary Club at a regularly
scheduled July meeting and
said although the team's
main goal is to win the state
championship, they have,
smaller short-term goals as
well. Some of these goals
Bennett said are having a
winning season and hosting
the playoffs.
According to Bennett his
program is working to devel-
op a work ethic in the play-
ers. "Football is a great de-
veloper of young people,"
Bennett said. "It prepares
them for life."


Bennett told the Rotarians
that he is preparing the play-
ers for camp. "Football camp
is a good opportunity for the
players to bond, to get to
know their teammates."
"We want to get them past
the threshold of pain," Ben-
nett added about camp. "We
really want our guys to get
mentally-tough as well as
physically. You've got to be
strong-minded to survive."
Bennett spoke about some
of the players'he sees as be-
ing key to a successful 2006
season. Offensively, .Bennett
is looking for Brandon Allen
to be Suwannee's starting
running back along with Jar-
rett Yulee. Bennett has confi-
dence in Tajhuane Roundtree
as the Bulldog quarterback.
On the offensive line, Ben-
nett is looking for Tom
Cheek to step up and is ex-
pecting good things from
Cody Howard at center.


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Bennett mentioned two
wide receivers Kenny Clay-
ton and Brandon Cook.
Bennett said Suwannee


will run the split-back of-
fense this season as their
primary formation. Bennett
said there are better throw-
ing options out of the split-
back.


Bennett said Lee Laxton
and Justin Starling will lead
the defensive effort. Jason
Cherry will be the Suwan-
.nee defensive back to look
for along with Collis


Givens. Kenny Clayton will
also be playing DB with
Stephon Cherry as free
safety.
Defensively, Suwannee is
going to try to run a 4-3 de-


fense. "We're going to be a
little smaller this year on
the defense," Bennett said.
"We're looking for more
speed. We're not big
enough to go to the big


game. We're looking for
more movement."
"We expect to have a.
good year this year," Ben-
nett said as he wrapped up
his speech to Rotary.


Keaton


Continued From Page 1B

caught three trout on four
casts with two keepers and
Shad to throw one over 20
:back. I saw Monty set the
hook and said, "Well Monty,
th.it's NimLinbei "15" light
there Turns outiMoir'lors
fish was a bluefish.
Bill jumped up and said
"Heck with that!" meaning:
He was not going tO let us-
catch the last keeper. I bait-


ed his Thunder up with a
seven-inQh pinfish and he
set the hook on nice one. I
turned and looked and Mon-
ty was hooked up again.
Only, this time I slipped the
net under a nice 18-inch
trout
Bitl's fish-came offtat the
boat just before we could
get the net on it and just as
well 'cause.it was a 23-24-
inch fish! We already had
three over 20.


The total weight of the 15
trout and two reds was 41
pounds!
We started fishing at 10
a.m. and finished up at 2:30
p.m., which just goes to
show you you can catch
themin in the liottest part of
Sthe da\.
Several crews were get-
ting limits of scallops this
week, including the Tim.
Henry boat of four folks
from Lakeland who had sev-


en gallons. J guess there are ter sized muscle/meat.
a few more scallops coming That's about.it except to
into shallower water now, say remember to fly your
and fewer folks looking for Dive Flags out there and
them. (which helps) But it is keep an eye.out for thunder-
a good sign to see some lim- storms!
its this week. Report from Sandy
"South" is all I can tell Beach-Manning
.you as tfor\ here-theyeare -..... Eddie Wallace. Da\ id.
The meat looked healthy in Pledger and Bill Johnson of
those I saw which were Rome, Ga. had their pal
cleaned. This is common be- from England, Peter Hal-
cause as the summer goes facre (I don't write 'em
along the scallops yield bet- folks, just print them back


out as given) out Tuesday
and they managed 12 trout
and a 30"-cobia (released).
This crew was fishing with
Berkley Gulp under Cajun
Thunders in 5.5 feet of wa-
ter.
.lshle\ and Donna Jones
from Hahira.-Ga. on Satur-
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Spanish and catfish on live
pinfish using Cajun Thun-
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That's a slam" Sandy!


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Continued From Page 1B

divisions, which are pre-
flighted by handicap. The
last flight, the seniors.flight
and the ladies flight will be
,using handicap. The entry
deadline is Thursday, Aug.
3.
For more information or
to sigh-up call Carl at 386-
752-3339 or e-mail
carl@quailheights.com. We.
look forward to seeing you
in Lake City.

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Florida Legislature to help
persuade more people to
experience hunting. It is
designed to encourage ex-
perienced hunters to teach
novice hunters about safety,
ethics, wildlife, hunting
skills and respect for Flori-
da's outdoors.
Until now, everyone 16
or over, and born after May
31, 1975, needed to com-
plete the hunter safety re-
quirement before they were
allowed to buy a hunting li-
cense.


"This should be a great
incentive for getting more
people to give hunting a
try, and hopefully, we can
hook some of these folks on
the hunting tradition," said
Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission
hunter safety coordinator
Bill Cline. "If a novice
hunter enjoys the sport, we
hope they take the hunter
safety course and continue
the experience for years to
come."
Individuals taking advan-
tage of this try-before-you-
buy approach would have


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to take and pass a hunter
safety class to be eligible to
purchase a hunting license
ahd hunt the following year.
SAnother part of the law
establishes a $5 permit fee
for hunters to participate in
the state's new crossbow
season. The new permit is
similar to the archery and
muzzleloading gun permits
that. also cost $5 and are re-
quired for those hunting
during the archery and :
muzzleloading gun seasons.
The crossbow season will
run Oct. 9-13 in the South
Hunting Zone, Oct. 23-27


in the Central Zone and
Nov. 27 -'Dec. 3 in the
Northwest Zone. Hunters
will need to purchase the
$5 crossbow permit to hunt
during these periods when
only crossbows and bows
can be used.
The new crossbow season
is offered on private lands
only and not available on
any of the state's i ldli fe
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Croquet challenges mind and body


WHITAKERS, N.C.- Michael O'Brien said anyone looking
to compete in a sport that will push their mind and body to the
limits, croquet may be just the game they are looking for.
Croquet?
"Croquet is a challenging game both mentally and physical-
ly," said O'Brien. "You have to possess a reasonable
amount of athletic skills and intellect.
"It's like chess on grass."
However, O'Brien's wife, Daphne, said the
game of croquet is definitely not for the timid. "The pr(
"It's an intense game," she said. "You have
to be mean enough to play the game competi- that finding
tively." player is lii
Croquet is a recreational game, and also, a
competitive sport that involves hitting wooden needle in a
or plastic balls with a mallet through hoops said O'Brif
embedded into the grass playing arena, called a every 1,0
lawn.
The form of the game played by O'Brien, exposed to
Association Croquet, has a complex and exten- one will
sive set of rules that are agreed upon interna-
tionally and is played in numerous touina- jUSt hap[
ments in countries throughout the world. that |
Croquet was invented in Ireland during the
1830s and taken to England, quickly becoming
a favorite pastime of the aristocracy in the 1850s. It eventually
made its way to the United States, Canada, Australia, and
France and although never becoming hugely popular, it has con-
tinued to maintain a substantial following throughout the years.
Croquet was an event at the. 1900 Summer Olympics and
Roque, believed to be 'a variation of the game, was an event at
the 1904 Summer Olympics.
More unusual and easier xariatirns of the game-that have
been invented include Golf Croquet, eXtreme Cloquet and Bi-
cycle Croquet.
However, O'Brien said that Association Croquet should not
be confused with these versions or the back-yard game many
.people associate with the game.
"It's a lot different than playing with a set you can buy at Wal-
Mart," said O'Brien. "That's more like checkers on grass."
In Association Croquet players can take multiple shots in one
turn provided they either hit the ball through the correct hoop
("run" a hoop), or hit another ball. Upon hitting another ball, the
player must play his next shot with the two balls touching. This
is called the "Croquet Stroke," from which the game takes its
name. ,
The winner is the player who, with each of his balls, runs each
hoop twice in order and strikes the.center peg.
"When I try to explain the rules to people, I usually see a look
of confusion of their faces," said O'Brien. "I don't blame them
though, it took me two years to learn to play."
O'Brien first developed an interest in the sport after he and
Daphne moved to Edgecombe County, North Carolina in 1986.
A native of Wilmington, O'Brien was a professional freelance
photographer in Raleigh, working frequently with The News
and Observer and The Associated Press.
Daphne, originally Daphne Hamm of Tarboro, was an English
professor at North Carolina State Uniiver ''sit'! "'1 ''0."'". ', n,
Despite their successful careers in Raleigh, the O'Brien's
wanted to simplify their lives, deciding to move to Michael's
,grandfather's farm outside of Whitakers.
"This is a eighth-generation owned family farm," said
O'Brien. "I always knew that I wanted to eventually move out
here and live.
"So \\e went.the route of Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor (of the
popular 1960s television show "Green Acres")."
;The O'Briens now own and operate Fishing Creek Flower
Farm, a fresh-cut flower business that services florists as well as
customers, as well as leasing out farm land to area farmers.
Daphne is also a freelance writer and editor.
"More editing than writing lately," she said.
:Shortly after moving into their new home, O'Brien purchased
a croquet set for the yard.




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"We were bored and looking for some-
thing different to do outside in the
evenings," said O'Brien.
As O'Brien's interest in the game pro-
gressed, he one day happened to come
across an article about croquet in the for-
merly published Southern Magazine.
O'Brien said the article featured a play-
Ser and inductee of the
blem is Croquet Hall of Fame
named Mack Penwell,
a croquet who just happened to be
a finding a living in Olander, about
an hour away from
haystack," O'Brien.
n. "Out of "We decided to drive
0 people to Olander and look him
people up," said O'Brien.
the game,. O'Brien said he and
Ike it. "I Penwell soon became
friends, and Penwell of-,
en to be fered to instruct O'Brien
)ne." in the finer points, of the
game.
"He said that he was
looking for a place to play in the area,"
said O'Brien. "He told me if I would
build a croquet lawn, he would come and
show me how to play.
"That's how it all started.'"


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O'Brien, in true "Field of Dreams" fashion, constructed his
own regulation size (84 feet wide and 105 feet long) croquet
lawn at his Whitakers home, dragging and leveling the lawn
himself and purchasing his own greens mower from a PGA golf
course in Florida.
The result was one of the few croquet lawns in North Caroli-
na, and probably the only one found in the eastern region of the
state.
"I know at' one time this was the only croquet lawn from east
of Chapel Hill to Wilmington," said O'Brien. "It may still be the
only one."
For the next two years, O'Brien and Penwell spent almost
every weekend playing croquet. O'Brien's skill in the game be-
gan to grow. O'Brien eventually began to compete in tourna-
ments throughout the state.
"I got my handicap down to about one and a half," said
O'Brien "That probably put me in about the top fifty croquet
players."
O'Brien said he played his best croquet between the years of
1992 to 1996,; playing in numerous state and regional tourna-
ments and racking up an impressive number of top five finish-
, e s "' :;' '' ,
"I only won one tournament," said O'Brien, "but I have an
impressive collection of second-place trophies."
O'Brien also started the Fishing Creek Croquet Club, whose
membership included Kitty
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until she was in her 70s," said O'Brien.
"That's ilie ml eat thing about croquet, you can play it compet-
itively well past the age that you can play tennis and other phys-
ical sports."
Daphne said that many people who show an interest in cro-
quet are attracted to this aspect of the sport.
"People of all ages can play with the same skill level," she
said. "It is a great equalizer of a sport."
Unfortunately, O'Brien said he doesn't think he will be able
tb pass along his knowledge to his son Anderson, 9.
"Anderson is into golf," saidO'Brien.
However, O'Brien said this does not stop his son from find-
inga goo.d use. Ci-i thle lai\ n.,,
H. "H' ni.ad a hole at one end of the la\in to practice chipping
and putting," id OC'Bien. "This was runbeknoti t nst to me of
course." '
O'Brien said that maintaining the family's business keeps
from playing much these days; however, the lawn still gets put
to good use from time to time..
"Some dinner clubs come out and have parties here and play,"
said O'Brien, "and I have given some lessons here as well."
'However, O'Brien said lie may start to play competitively
again in the future or will revive the Fishing Creek Croquet
Club if he can find people interested in learning how to play the
game.
" The problem is that finding a croquet player is like finding a
needle in a haystack," said O'Brien. "Out of every 1,000 people
exposed to the game, one will like it.
"I just happen to be that one."
Shannon Keith writes for The Daily Southerner'in Tarboro,
N.C.


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Suwannee Legals
CARE AND PROTECTION
TERMINATION OF PARENTS RIGHTS
SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION
DOCKET NUMBER: CP 05W0168
COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS
Juvenile Court Department
Worcester County Division
1 Highland Street
Worcester, MA 01605
TO:TATHEA JEAN HIRSCH
A petition has been presented to this court by
DEPT of SOCIAL SERVICES, seeking, as to
the subject childrenn, MORGAN DEANNA
MCGEE, that said children) be found in need
of care and protection and committed to the
Department of Social Services. The court
may dispense the rights of the person named
herein to receive notice of or to consent to any
: legal proceeding affecting the adoption, cus-
tody, or guardianship or any other disposition
of the children) named herein, if it finds that
the children) is/are in need of care and pro-
tection and that the best interests of the
children) would be served by said disposition.
You are hereby ORDERED to appear in this
court, at the court address set forth above, on
8/24/06, at 9:00 AM, for a PRE-TRIAL CON-
FERENCE.You may bring an attorney with
you. If you have a right to an attorney and if the
court determines that you are indigent, the
court will appoint an attorney to represent you.
If you fall to appear, the court may proceed
with a trial on the merits of the petition and an
adjudication of this matter.
For further information call the Office of the
Clerk-Magistrateat 508-791-7109.
Witness:
Carol A. Erskine
FIRST JUSTICE
Craig D. Smith
.* Clerk-Magistrate
DATE ISSUED: 06/27/06
7/12, 19,26
:, NOTICE OF'SALE PURSUANTTO SEC-
TION 83.806(4) (a), FLORIDA:STATUTES
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to
: Section 83.806 (4) (a), Florida Statutes, the
personal property described below shall be
sold at Public Auction to the highest and best
bidder for cash in accordance with the follow-
ing terms:
1. The description of the contents of the stor-
age unit is believed to be personal property
consisting of household items, furnishings and
supplies.,The value of the contents. is un-
known.
2. The name of the tenant is Elouise Fluker
whose last;known address is PO Box 12723
Portland, Oregon 97212
3. The public sale shall be held on the 3rd day
of August, 2006 at 2:00 PM, at RAINBOW
STORAGE Unit Number E89, located at 7434
CR.795, Live Oak, Florida.
4.The contents of the mini-storage unit are be-
ing sold to satisfy a LIEN for non-payment in
the amount of $179.58
5. The contents of the mini storage unit may be
sold in separate pieces or as a total lot.
6. The tenant' may satisfy the LIEN held by
Rainbow Storage and cancel, this scheduled
sale by paying the full- amount of the LIEN
owed to Rainbow Storage together with all in-
terest, legal costs and fees.
Date: 07-10-06
SBY:/s/JackFllowes. ..
JACK FLOWERS, OWNER
RAINBOW STORAGE
7434 CR 795
Live Oak, Florida 32060
Phone: (386)362-1171
07/26, 08/02
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
FILE NUMBER 2006-CP-131

IN RE: ESTATE OF
PHYLLIS C. GOODWIN
Deceased.

NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The administration of the estate of PHYLLIS
C. GOODWIN, deceased, File Number 2006-
CP-131, is pending in the Circuit Court for
Suwannee County, Florida, Probate Division,
the address of which is Suwannee County
Courthouse, 200 South Ohio Ave.,L.ive Oak,
Florida 32064. The name and'address of the
personal representative is set forth below.
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE
NOTIFIED THAT:


SAll persons on whom this notice is served who
. have objections that challenge the validity of
the will, the qualifications of the personal rep-
resentative, venue or jurisdiction of this Court
are required to file their objections with this
Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY
DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A
COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. .
All creditors of the decedent and other' per-
sons having claims or demands, against dece-
dent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is
. served within three months after the date of
the first publication of this notice must file their
claims with.this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF
THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR
THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SER-.
VICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON
THEM.
'All other creditors of the decedent and.per-'
sons having claims or demands against the
-decedent's .estate must file their claims with
this Court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND OBJEC-
TIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER
BARRED.
The date of the first publication o ii r.. Ic.l.:e
is the 26st day of July, '2006.
Personal Representative
THOMAS E7STONE
P.O. Box 292
Madisoh, Florida 32341
Tetla.h.r.a 850 9-3. ":60
A.nor.e.y a3 L,, Fi Bar 1i0 12. o )
0726,08/02
NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION
Auction to be held at:
Duncan Tire & Auto
970 Hamilton Ave., E'
Live Oak, FI 32064
386-362.4743

Auction Date & Time:
August 21, 2006 @ 3:00 pm
1999 OLDS 1G3NL12TOXC368083
1993 TOYOTA 1NXAE09E5PZ073416
1995 NISSAN 1N4BU31D4SC244600
1991 NISSAN 1N4EB32AOMC810911
1992'PLYMOUTH 2P4FH25K1NR682288
07/26
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OFTHE
3RD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND
FOR SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION
CASE NO:20Q4 CA 289

ABN AMRO.MORTGAGE GROUP, INC.
PLAINTIFF
VS.
TRACY W. DOWDY,- IF LIVING, AND IF
DEAD, THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS,
DEVISEES, GRANTEES ASSIGNEES,


07/19, 26


Kenneth Dasher
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Arlene D. Ivey


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
The Housing Authority of the City of Live Oak
. will accept Bids from qualified firms or individ-
uals for the installation of Steel Roofing for 35
'Buildings.
Sp,,l[,,:5l|on .., t --. tbla.ned by ,:i.r.lCma ir..
ir..- PH. .*:.rica locaIre, or. .J'. iW -tebo UDri, NE.
Tilpri.:,r, ".e 863 2.22'

A pre-bid conference will be held on August
17th, 2006 at 10:00 AM at the PHA office.
Bid will be due on August 3ir. 2suC'i a l1 I .'
PM.

The PHA reserves the right to waive any ir-.
. .ula,-,e s and, reserves the right to reject
, an d a i '
07 :r ,,. 4' '8 2. 4


Public Notice
Tr. Fr..ir.j a lsll En-.plr,.' : Cr.nr.ia
raign IF .ECCI Srie- .ng CC.mm.inei
lumt..rL Hamlll.-.r Lala,.n- anai S
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rng r.r F:-ECC ,:.-or r. waill De rr
gu.' 31 200F6 Puriuarl Io Flocdid
286.01.1 (1), this notice is being post
tify'the public of the meeting schedu
meetings will be held at 1109 S. Ma
Lal-. Ci, ara v.m I gi.ln Fro ipl, z
Fo, M orer I-l.l.r i 1'. n 1 ,1i r Co.r
Suj r.r.,A Valey PECC F,.:ai Agei
nator at 386-762-5604.
07/26


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
TO CONSIDER A REQUEST
FOR VARIANCE

The City of Live Oak Zoning Board and Board
of Adjustment will conduct a public. hearing in
the City Council Chambers at the Live Oak
, City Hail, 101 White Avenue on Monday, July.
31,2006 @ 5:30 P.M. to consider the following.
APPLICATION: A request by Mr. John Hill of
Hill Bashaw Group LLC, requesting a 10 foot
yard variance to the east side yard. The re-
quired set backs on this corner lot is 25 feet on


LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND
ALL QTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN IN-
TEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST TRACY DOWDY; ELIZABETH
DOWDY, IF LIVINGAND IF DEAD,THE UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, UENORS, CRED-
ITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHER PAR-
TIES CLAIMING- AN. INTEREST BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST ELIZA-
BETH DOWDY; JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE
AS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION
DEFENDANTS)
RE-NOtICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an
Order Granting the Motion to Reset Foreclo-
sure Sale dated July 6, 2006 entered in Civil
Case No. 2004 CA 289 of the Circuit Court of
the 3rd Judicial Circuit in and for SUWANNEE
County, Live Oak, Florida, I will sell to the high-
est and best bidder for cash at the Front Steps
of the SUWANNEE County Courthouse, 200
South Ohio Avenue, Live Oak, Florida, at
11:00 a.m. on the 11th day of August, 2006 the
following described property as set forth in
said Summary Final Judgement, to-wit
LOT 16, OF SUWANNEE WOODLANDS,
UNIT3, ACCORDING TO THE PLATTHERE-
OF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1 PAGE 265
OFTHE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUWANNEE
COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A
2003 HOMES OF MERIT DOUBLEWIDE
MOBILE HOME, WITH VINS
FLHML3B16116721A &
FLHML3B16116721B
Any person claiming an interest in the surplus
from the sale if any other than the property
owner as of the date of the lie pendehs must
file a claim within 60 dqys after the sale
Dated this 7th day of July, 2006
ICICulIT COURT 5EALI


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ace C, terest, legal costs and fees.
S.,r C,.. 'Date: 01-10-06
Tri r,ir lr- BY:/ss/Jack lwei .
iar, Au- JACK FLOWERS, OWNER
a Stalule RAINBOW STORAGE
ted to no-
le. These 7434 CR 795
lie. ese Live Oak Florida 32060
on Ave., Phone (386) 362-1171
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NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a Writ
of Execution issued in the Circuit Court of Pas-
cc County, on the 16th day of May, 2006 in the,
cause wherein Barnett Recovery Corporation
as plaintiff and Davonia M. Hamnlin was de-
fendant, being Case No. CA88-4802-WS-H in
said Court, that I, Tony Cameron, as Sheriff of
Suwannee County, Florida had levied this 10th
day of July, 2006 upon all rights, title and in-
lere: oi Ihe deferdar'i Davonna M Haminn
and to ire f oIoing Oaecrinae propeany., I ill
One (1) 2004 Silver Dodge Liberty Renegade,
Vin #1J4GK38K14W292738 Tag # V80QZT


the front, rear and east side yard. This proper-
ty is located at the SW comer of Bynum and
Hawkins Street, Live Oak.
LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:
Lot 8, Block 14 Liberty Heights Subdivision



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At the aforementioned public hearing, all inter-
ested parties may appear and be heard with
respect to the referenced application.
If a person decides to appeal any decision
made at the above referenced public hearing,
he will need a record of the proceedings and.
that for such purpose, he may need to ensure
that a verbatim record of the proceedings is
made.
B.W. Helvenston
Chairman of the Live Oak Zoning Board
and Board of Adjustment
ATTEST:
William J. McCullers Sr.
City Clerk
07/21,26


NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANTTO SEC-
TION 83.806(4)'(a), FLORIDA STATUTES
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that'pursuant to
Section 83.806 (4) (a), Florida Statutes, the
peirs.nai proper' dc..crinbtj beiow mr,al ri t.
-.,id at Public Auction to ir.6e rl.sgni arna .C
bidder icr .:a Irn i a.:corOar.ce wrin ie Illo':, .
ing terms:
1. The'description of the contents of the stor-.
age unir i" beiie.Aj io be personal prope'-ri
C.:.ria.-ling I rouseh.:.l, r..rn': lur,,1 3n,,r.n g and
IJppi.en Tr,.3 *.ei. '. i he .....ri.nlii .5 ur.
known.
2. The name of the tenant is Carmen .Potter
Arn,:. It1o i rr.r ar, d i si 310 6 115-' Dr.'
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of A.~ugil 20'.6iE, la 2 0 PM al RAINBOW
STORAGE uri r lumOt.r C.1 1I 0-111 Ic.
cated at 7434 CR 795, Live.Oak, Florida.
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ir.g iola rj l aitry a LIEN I.r non-paymeni r
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Oh Tuesday, the 22nd day of August, 2006 at
the front door of the Suwannee County Court-
house In Live Oak, Florida at 11:00 A.M. or as
soon thereafter as possible, I will offer for sale
all the defendant's right, title and interest in the
property advertised pursuant to any and all
other liens, taxes, judgments or encumbrances
whatsoever in aforesaid property at public out-
cry and will sell the same, to the highest bidder
for cash in hand, the proceeds to be applied as
far as may be to the payment of costs and the
satisfaction of the above-described execution.
In accordance with the Americans with Dis-
abilities Act, person needing a special accom-
modation to participate in this proceeding
should contact Ann Murphy at Suwannee
County Sheriff's Office at least seven days pri-
or to the proceeding at the address given
above. Telephone: (386)364-3222
Tony Cameron
Sheriff of Suwannee County, Florida
By: Sgt. Jimmy Stansel,'D.S.
07/19, 26 and 08/2, 09


REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
RFP NO. 2006-16
The Suwannee County Board of County Com-
m i lor,ears u.varnr.n Cour.r., Fioi;la ;ii re-
iekle isale3- proi.:.po.s li .l |- i C'l-rk or COurt
Cair..er ano,.j a.i i. e Cjnn.-u.i Ar r. ..jr.
Clerk to the Board, 200 South Ohio Avenue,
Live Oak, FL 32064 until Friday, August 11,
2006 at 4:00 P.M. Proposals will be publicly
opened and read aloud at the Live Oak City
Hall MIeing looTr., 101 S W W/riie AMr.ue
LUe Oak Flur .ja 3j,0J i6 n Tuesday, August
15, 2006 at 7:00 P.M. lir r in, n.-llw.ng
MUTLI-MEDIA DIGITAL LOGGING SYS-
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FOR SUWANNEE COUNTY E911-PUBLIC
SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS CENTER
Thr Board :.I Ccunrry CC.,iTmi :I,,:,n.r may ac
ceri all or panr 1 rlay pirp.'p al Any pic-po sa
re.:e.ved aner Friday, August 11. 2006 at
4:00 P.M.. mii bte rl at[r, al iri Clirk -:
doun On,,co unropr.sd ar, ,ju*.l nc.i t .a :;.r,.l.
.erea Trie Board .f Courl Cicmm n-..ir.erl rr
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the proposal in the best interest of Suwahnee.
County.
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Anyone wishing to obtain RFP- documents
Smay contact the Administrative Services De-
partment, at 386/364-3410. Any questions
concerning the RFP'specifications should be
dclrcla1 ie- Jarr.Om ob.n:r:.r. 911 Addre: z;.rng
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All RFPs mrusi be Eubmr.mid ijr irplcala and
aDbied or, inc Ouli.i s' .:1 Ir. rn.i.l.jp a: "AT-
TENTION: CLERK TO THE BOARD,
SEALED RFP NO. 2006-16 MUTLI-MEDIA
DIGITAL LOGGING SYSTEM FOR SUWAN.
NEE COUNTY E911-PUBLIC SAFETY COM-
MUNICATIONS CENTER.'
IVIE FOWLER, CHAIRMAN
SUWANNEE COUNTY
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
07/26, 28

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The US Dept. of 'Agriculture, Rural Develop-
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Fluori A mn-,,r.m m .31 1, i'i 1 lo a. majTum ,, 1
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boundaries of 197th Rd on the North, CR 49-
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137th Rd on the West. An .r',.~. urlli,.s;
and alterailorns are I.:. be pr-.videj ae pan r :
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Avoid a stroke in just 10 minutes


Residents living in and
around the Live Oak com-
munity can be screened to
reduce their risk of having
a stroke. Life Line Screen-
ing will be at the First Ad-
vent Christian Church on
Friday, Aug. 4. The site is
located at 699 Pinewood
Dr. SW in Live Oak. Ap-
pointments will begin at 9.
.a.m.


A stroke, also known as a
"brain attack," is -ranked as
the third leading killer in
the world, and the second
among women. Through
preventive screenings, the
risk of having a stroke can
be greatly reduced.
Screenings are fast, pain-
less and low cost. They in-


potential health problems
related to: blocked arteries
which can lead to a stroke,
aortic aneurysms which
can lead to a ruptured aor-
ta, and hardening of the ar-
teries in the legs, which are
a strong predictor of heart
disease. Also offered for
men and women, is a bone


volve the use of ultrasound density screening to assess
technology, and scan for their risk for osteoporosis.


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"It saved my husband
from having a major
stroke." William and Harri-
ett West-Zephyrhills
Each screening requires
10 minutes or less to com-
plete. A complete vascular
screening package, includ-
ing the stroke/carotid
artery, abdominal aortic
aneurysm and ankle
brachial index (hardening
of the arteries) screenings is
$109. Sign-up for a com-
plete vascular package; in-
clude the osteoporosis
screening and pay only
$129.
For more information re-
garding the screenings or to
schedule an appointment,
call toll-free 800-697-9721.
Pre-registration is required.
Life Line Screening was es-
tablished in 1993, and has
since become the nation's
leading provider of vascular
screenings. Over 60 ultra-
sound teams are on staff to
travel to your local communi-
ty, bringing the screenings to
you. These non-invasive, inex-
pensive and painless, ultra-
sound tests help people identi-
fy their risk for stroke, vascu-
lar diseases or osteoporosis
early enough for their physi-
cian to begin preventive pro-
cedures.

WHO: Life Line Screen-
ing
WHAT: vascular screen-
ings to prevent stroke
WHEN: Friday, Aug. 4,
appointments begin at 9
a.m.
WHERE: First Advent
Christian Church, 699
Pinewood Dr., SW, Live.
Oak
COST: $109; $129 in-
cludes osteopoirsis screen-
ing
NOTE: pre-registration is
required
CONTACT: 800-697-9721.


Targeted Job

Fair slated for

August 22
Deadline for businesses
to reserve a space
Friday, Aug. 4

Do you currently have job
vacancies you need filled?
Looking for skilled produc-
tion workers and office
staff?. Job recruiters will
have the perfect opportuni-
ty to locate these workers at
a job fair scheduled for
Tuesday, Aug. 22 at North
Florida Commhnity College
(NFCC) in Madison.
The Smithfield meat-
packing plant in Madison is
scheduled to close on Oct, 1.
This will leave over 400 em-
ployees out of work. Local
Employment Connections
offices and NFCC are join-
ing forces to match area em-
ployers with these workers.
The job fair will be open
only to Smithfield employ-
ees.
Businesses currently hir-
ing can reserve a space in
advance by calling Cindy
Bennett, Madison Employ-
ment Connections, at 850-
973-9675 or e-mail ben-
nettc@nfwdb.org. The dead-
line for registration is Aug.
4. There is no fee for partici-
pation at this event.

WHO: Madison Employ-
ment Connections


WHAT: targeted job fair
WHEN: Tuesday, Aug. 22
WHERE: NFCC, Madison
COST: No fee
NOTE: Deadline for busi-
nesses to reserve a space Fri-
day, Aug. 4
CONTACT: Cindy Ben-
nett, 850-973-9675 or e-mail


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Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park this Saturday


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as part of the Satur-
days on the Suwan-
nee series. Raybon a
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sic Hall this Satur-
day at 7 p.m.
,Raybon, former
lead singer of the
award-winning
country music group
Shenandoah, has
just released a new
: single, "Shenandoah Saturday
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The Saturdays
on the Suwannee series features
weekly concerts throughout the
summer through Sept. 23. The series
is sponsored in part by S & S Food
Stores and the Suwannee County
Tourist Development Council.
Plan to come out to the NMusic Park
.early ih the. day to enjoy recreational
opportunities at the Canoe Outpost.
Suwannee Stables or just enjoy the
many miles of trails available for
hiking, golf cart riding or bicycling.
The Park's restaurant, the SOS Caf6,
is open all weekend-and features
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Tickets for Saturday's concert are
$20 at the door. Visit, www.sLuwan-
nee.corn
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386-364-1683 for more information
about this weekend's concert, the
Saturday on the Suwannee series,
or other upcoming events. The Mu-
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Wednesday-Sunday,
July 26-30. Under the
sales-tax holiday law,
no state or local sales
tax will be charged on
clothes, footwear.
books and certain ac-
cessories selling for
$50 or less. School
supplies selling for
$10 or less will also be
tax-exempt. Info: toll-
free 800-352-3671 or
www.myflorida.comldo
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Thursday
July 27
Live Oak Police
Department
plans open
house -citizens
invited
The Live Oak Police
Department cordially
invites the citizens of
Live Oak to attend its
open house celebrating
LOPD's new location.
Please come join us at
205 SE White Ave,
right next to City Hall
July 27 from 9 a.m. -
noon.


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Wednesday
July 26
Thomas Brothers Jazz Quartet
in concert at SFCC
Santa Fe Community College Visual and Performing Arts
will present the Thomas Brothers Jazz Quartet featuring
Michael Thomas on alto sax, Taylor Roberts on guitar, Jon
Jackson on drums and Gary Thomas on bass in a free concert
for one night only. You're invited to a night of classical jazz at
7:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 26 in E Auditdrium on the NW
campus at 3000 NW 83rd St., Gainesville. Info: Jayne Grant,
386-395-5464.

Wednesday
July 26
Quilting Guild will meet in Live Oak
Lady of the Lake Quilting Guild will meet'Wednesday, July
26 at the Suwannee River Regional Library on US 129, south
of Live Oak. Social time starts at 9:30 a.m., business meeting
at 10 a.m. Theme: "Christmas in July" with lots of surprises to
cool the summer's heat! Please come dressed in the appropri-
ate colors! A "show and tell" session where quilters showcase "
their recent projects will also be included. Last meeting in Live
Oak, the Guild will meet until next suminer in Southside
Recreation Center, 901 Saint Margaret Road, Lake City. The
quilting public is invited. Info: Sandy L ind foi s, president, 386-
362-6850, riverfolk@alltel.ne or Joan Murray, 386-758-5980.

Thursday
July 27
American Red Cross First
Aid class in Lake City
American Red Cross of Suwannee Valley; First Aid class; 6-
9 p.m., Thursday, July 27; 264 NE Hemando Ave., Suite 102,
Lake City. Info: 386-752-0650.

Thursday
Jily 27
Free community diabetes
education classes
Suwannee County Health Department will holdfree commu-
nity diabetes education classes from 5:30-7:30 p,m., Thursday,
Jul\ 2' at First United Methodist Church basement in Li\e
Oak. Space is limited! Info registration: 386-3h2-2"i., ext.
230

Thursday)
Jul\ 2,
Free diabetes
information .. i.
prograim v 4 include
free glucose
screening
Department of Elder Affairs,
Sutl annee River Area Health
Education Center and TOPS
(Take of Pounds Senisibl\ I \ ill
sponsor a free diabetes educa-
tion program at 6 p.m.. Thurs-
da\. July 2 at Live Oak Corn-
muniry Church of God. 10639
US 129 South. Li\e Oak.
Learn about diet and nutrition.
Free glucose screening The
presenter will be Kay Glazer.
RN. ADM. Note: No food or
cdink rnio hours prior to glu-
cose screening.

Thursday
Jul\ 2
NFCC will conduct
College-Placement .
Tests (CPT)
North Florida Commurni r,
College \\ill conduct College
Placement Tests i CPT I on .
computer on at 8 -30 a.m.. I 30 -:' :: ;
p.m. and 6 p.m.. Thursday Jul\ ..
2'. in the NFCC Testing Cen- -
ter. Building No. 16. on the ..4
Madison campus. Persons talk-
ing the tests ill be required to
register in NFCC Srudent Ser-
vices 24 hotir before testing. f '
Into registrauion sS5i-9'f3- 'c '.
9451. .

Thru Jul\ 28,'
Driver's license
checkpoints
The Florida Hight\a\ Patrol
v. ill conduct driver s license X
and vehiclee inspection check- -
points through .Iul\ 2S. on '
Brow\n Road. CR 252. CR 252-
A. CR 252-B. CR 25-A. SR


4'. SR 341, US -41. US 41 S
CR 245. CR 23S. CR 135, .
Turner Road, SR 100. Trotter's
Road. Fairfield Famis Road. .
CR 25i. CR 349. SR 2-4 and
SR 25 in Columbia C:ount:,
CR 132. CR 136. CR 13t0-A.
CR 13 CR 240. CR 25ii. CR
252. CR 34-'. CR -19. CR '95. "' '
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Suwannee County; and CR 229,219.7080


136, CR 152, CR 143, CR 249, CR 137, CR 251, CR 146, CR
135, CR 141, CR 150, CR 145 and US 41, SR 6, SR 25 in
Hamilton County. Recognizing the danger presented to the
public by defective vehicle equipment, troopers will concen-
trate their efforts on vehicles being operated-with defects such
as bad brakes, worn tires and defective lighting equipment. In
addition,'attention will be directed to drivers who would vio-
late the driver license laws of Florida. The Patrol has found
these checkpoints to be an effective means of enforcing the
equipment and driver's license laws of Florida while ensuring
the protection of all motorists.

Friday
July 28
Free workshop series explores
practical spirituality
A series of free workshops entitled "Live the Life of Soul:
Practical Spirituality" will be offered at the public library, 1848
Ohio Avenue South, Live Oak, from 7-8:30 p.m., Friday
evenings thru Sept. 1. Sponsored by Know Thyself as Soul
Foundation, Southeast, Inc. a not-for-profit, nonsectarian orga-
nization. Persons of all faiths are Welcome, and one may attend
any or all sessions, as each session is a complete class. Info:
386-842-2221, or toll-free 877-
MEDITATE, or visit
www.knowthyselfassoul.org.


Saturday
July 29
2006 Branford


Buccaneer reunion
for classes 1963-69
The Branford Buccaneer
class of 1966 cordially invites
fellow classmates of the class-
es of 1963-69 to join the cele-
bration for:its 40th class re-
union from 7 p.m.-1 a.m., Sat-
urday, July 29 at the Branford
Shrine building. Renew old
friendships and enjoy a night
of fellowship. Dance to 50's,
60's and 70's music played by
Dean Blackwell. Bring piq-
tures and \ears books, there
w ill be contests and prizes. If
\ou want to bring finger foods.
soda. iced tea or chips, please
do. You may pay at the door. if
\ou haven't sent your check
to Multi-Class Reunion Conm-
mittee. P.O Box 21.. O'Brien.


FL 32071. Single-$20, couple-$30; casual wear; hors d'oeu-
vres will be served. Info: Dave or Donna Whitfield, 386-935-
0931; Tommy or Amy (Suggs) Fletcher, 386-935-1656; Karen
(Roberts) or Tyler Folsom, 386-935-4963.
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Saturday
July 29
Saturday on the Suwannee
featuring Marty Rabon
Saturday on the Suwannee will be held at the Spirit of the
Suwannee Music Park, US 129 North, Live Oak Saturday, July
29, featuring Marty Rabon. Enjoy canoeing on the famous
Suwannee River, horseback riding, bicycling, golf carting, hik-
ing, hanging out and attending the Saturday night concerts in
the Music Hall. Tickets at the gate $20. Other artists scheduled
to perform during the Saturdays on the Suwannee through
Sept. 23 are Ken Mellons, Shenandoah and the Devonshires.
Go to http://sbs.suncountryjamboree.com/ for more informa-
tion or to musicliveshere.com.

Thru Sunday, July 30
"Celebrate America" at Wild Adventures
Wild Adventures presents "Celebrate America," as part of its
10th anniversary celebration thru Sunday, July 30 in Valdosta,
Ga.; Daily "Celebration Parade," with a 20-foot tall Uncle Sam
puppet, stilt-walkers, patriotic characters and a dance party at
the end. Enjoy Crazy for the Red, White & Blue," a song and
dance revue full of favorite tunes reflecting America's spirit
and "Night Magic," the 3-D laser and fireworks show across
the Grand Lagoon. Cost: included with park admission. Info:
229-219-7144, www.wild-adventures.com.

Monday
Deadline July 31
Last call for market guide information
The Suwannee County Extension Service is updating the
"Fresh From the Farm" market guide to include all local agri-
culture-related products such as livestock, produce, small ani-
mals, services and anything else that would fit into the agricul-
ture category. This is the last call to update your current infor-
mation or have any farm product and/or service included in the


market guide. Call for information or a form to be mailed to
you to fill out and return by Monday, July 31. Info: 386-362-
2771.

Monday
July 31
American Red Cross Distance Learning
On-line class in Lake City
American Red Cross of Suwannee Valley; Distance Learning
On-line class; 6-9 p.m., Monday, July 31, 2006; 264 NE Her-
nando Ave., Suite 102, Lake City. Info: 386-752-0650.

Monday
Deadline July 31
Free registration for members and veter-
ans of U.S. Sea Services
United States Navy Memorial, located on Pennsylvania Av-
enue, in Washington, D.C., offers free enrollment in the Navy
Log which honors those who served, and are serving, in Amer-
ica's Sea Services Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and
Merchant Marine; free now thru July 31; Note: enter informa-
tion on sea service member or veteran at www.lonesailor.org;
Info: Navy Log Department of the U.S. Navy Memorial, toll-
free at 800-NAVY LOG or 800-628-9564.

Visit now!
Thru Dec. 31
Human-size digital moth prints on display
at Florida Museum
"Moths: Beauty and Biodiversity" is on display at the Flori-
da Museum of Natural History in Gainesville through Dec. 31.,
The digital prints by renowned artist Joseph Scheer are large
format, high resolution scans that bring the structure and beau-
ty of moths to life. This exhibition of,24 images, some of
which transform small moths into human-size prints. His work
has been featured in more than 120 books and periodicals in-
cluding National Geographic. Info: 352-846-2000, or visit


www.flmnh.ufl.edu.
Aug. 1
NFCC will conduct TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education)
North Florida Community College will conduct TABE (Test
of Adult Basic Education) at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 1, at
NFCC Testing Center, Building No. 16, on the Madison cam-
pus. TABE is required for acceptance into vocational/technical
programs. Photo ID required! Pre-registration is required.
Info/registration: 850-973-9451.'

Tuesday
Aug. 1
NWTF organizational meeting
The Suwannee River Strutters/Live Oak Chapter of the Na-
tional Wild Turkey Federation will hold an organizational
meeting to plan its annual banquet for February, 2007 at 7
p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 1; Info/location of meeting: John Baucom
at 386-208-0672 or 386-590-0256.

Tuesday
Aug.. *
Democratic Executive Committee meeting
Suwannee County Democratic Executive Committee will
meet Tuesday, Aug. 1, at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park,
US 129 North, Live Oak. Dinner is served at 6:30 p.m. for $10
per person, the meeting starts at 7 p.m. Dinner is not required
to join us for the meeting. All Democrats are invited to join us
in participating in the Democratic Process. Meetings are held
the first Tuesday of each month. Info RSVP for dinner: Moni-
ca, 386-330-2036.

Last day!
Thru Aug. 2
Summer leals Program for youth 18 and
under
Suwannee County youth age 18 and under are invited to par-
Continued on Page 9C


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for homeowners aind electric utility workers.

When operating a generator:
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Summer Harvest


Scalloping in Taylor County Coastal Waters


Taylor County is one of the
few places in Florida where
you can harvest your own
scallops. You'll .find scallop-,
ing opportunities along .our
entire coastline, including
Keaton Beach, Hagen's Cove
and Steinhatchee. This
unique activity is fun for the
whole family and requires
minimal resources to get
start- -.a


ed.
It's relatively simple, and
after spending an afternoon in


the water searching out scal-
lops, you can enjoy the fruits
of your labor that evening for
supper.
Scallop season runs July 1
through Sept. '10. Basically,
the only materials you need
for scalloping are a snorkel
mask, fins (or water shoes)
and a mesh bag
to hold
your
catch.
O n c e
you' re
geared
u p
you'll
.need a
boat to
take
you
out, a
dil her's flag to
snorkel in the water and a
recreational saltwater fishing
license to keep things legal


(the license is relatively inex-
pensive and easy to acquire).
Whether you jump on a
boat with a friend or rent your
own', steer the watercraft out
of the river, away from fresh
water and into the grass flats.
Scallops congregate in shal-
low water hidden in manatee
and turtle grass. If you see a
large group of boats in a cer-
tain area, chances are they've
found a "sweet spot" with lots
of scallops. You should have
some luck around the same
vicinity. If you see one scal-
lop shell, there's bound to be
more around. (Hint: Before
you head out, ask around to
find out where the hot spots
are for the season. Word trav-
els fast in a small town, so
most of the locals who hang
out around the docks and the'
marina employees should be
in the know.)
Of course, not everyone an-


swe'rs the call of open waters.
Those who aren't yet ready to
test their sea legs should try
their luck at Hagen's Cove,
\\here ',ou can join hundreds
of other landlubbeis Wading
into shallow waters in search
of scallops.
After you've pulled in your
fair -share (the limit is two
gallons of whole scallops or
one pint of meat per person;
10 gallons of whole scallops
or 1/2 gallon of meat per
boat), head back to shore to
get them cleaned. Before you
begin the task of cleaning
your catch, be sure to get
some instruction. to help
move things along. You might
have thought it easy enough
to get them out of the water,
but it's not so simple getting
scallops to come out of their
shells. What you'll need: a
place to set up shop (most
marinas have ample facili-


ties), a knife or other sharp
flat object to open the shell, a
spoon to scoop out the scal-
lop and a container to hold
the meat. Although it caii tke
up to three hours to cleat! a
boat's linit of scallops, most
folks find that the time passes
much faster with, a little mu-
sic, a few cool drinks and lots
of good friends.
Should
y, o u
t ak e
t h e
eas s
way
out
and
miss
all
the
ex-


cite :n e n .
there are.usually a few locals


hanging around the docks that
will do your dirty work for
you. They typically charge a
small fee, usually $3.50 -
$4.50/pint. Whatever means
you choose, the outcome \\II
be the same a delicious meal
of succulent scallops that you
caught yourself.
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Taylor 'County Toursim De-
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Summertime


By: Capt. Brian Smith,
Big Bend Charters
Is it me or is it just hot! I'm
drinking a gallon and a half of
water each day on the water
and still feel like cotton when
I arrive back at the dock. If
you are going out, bring am-
ple water and then some, just
in case the trip is longer than
expected due to a break down
or more hopefully, a bounty of
fish. Dehydration is a serious
consideration this time of
year. I have a heat gun on-
board, and I measured deck
temperatures of over 115 de-
grees. It is hot, so do bring a
couple of extra gallons of
fresh. water for insurance.
Well enough about the weath-.
er, let's talk fishing... Water
temps are at 88 degrees! It's
hot for the fish, too. Neverthe-
less, kingfish are still hanging
around. I'm not talking about
the 10-12 lb 'snake' kings; I'm
referring to a good king of 30
pounds or more! How do you
catch them you ask? Find an
area 6-12 miles offshore


where the bait fish are flutter-
ing on the slick seas ofsum-
mer and start chumming. I use
left-over bait and chop it up
but you can buy the frozen
blocks as well. Keep the slick
steady but light. I set one live
bait back on a float rig and an-
other free-lined; both on the
stem. Then I put out two bot-
tom rigs on the forward rod
holders (one port the other
starboard), loaded with a
frisky livey. One cannot beat a
live blue runner by the way.
Now you can sit and wait for
the action, but. an excellent
'time killer' is to drop down
some squid and catch some
grunts, sea bass and porgies in
the mean time. Not only does
this put some delightful fillets
in the fish box, but activates
the area making it far more at-
tractive to the big game fish,
cobia,. kings, as well as,
grouper. Catching reef fish is
a-win-' in situation, even if it
is just catch and. release. Fish
going up and do"~ n in the wa-
ter colunn drax s in the larger


predators. Be patient. Re-
member, we aren't going for
quantity but quality. Howev-
er; if something doesn't hap-
pen within an hour or so, try
another spot and do the same
thing. Sooner or later your re-
ward w-ill swim by and give -
you a thrill Grouper fishing
is fne. Here's the scoop
latel. lixe bait i
work ing
better
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fr oz e n.
ho we er.
both %111
work once ,
they turn
on. Slack '
winds
and seas ,
have per-
mitted drift
fishing this


week. I've been floating along
in 70' but folks have be catch-
ing grouper in 55 to 65' too.
Drifting allows one to cover
more bottom. At times the
fishing may seem tedious, but
the next moment all rods are


Heat...


double over. In the middle of
all that mayhem, either toss a
marker jug or punch mark on
the GPS and anchor up on the
spot once things settle down.
Remember, one hot spot (not
referring to the deck) can
make.the day.
While bopping around off-
shore this week, schools of
dolphin fish have run by the
boat. Be prepared with light
tackle spinning rods. Ready is
this...the main line tagged
with a 15 lb leader line at-
tached to a single 1/0 hook
and a small bucket of chopped
up squid or fish in the cooler.
Once you see the school,
throw out a couple handfuls
of chum to keep the fish
around the boat. Then break
out the light tackle with the
same chunks. When.the fish
stop biting the chunks of
meat, switch to small jigs,
small live bait (if.you have it),
or small spoons or plugs. The
dolphin aren't very big but
they are a tasty rendition to
'the cooler. Trout are still hold-


ing in' the deep grass beds.
Jigs and strips of pinfish or
mullet are a good bet worked
low and slow through the bed.
Always drift a live bait behind
the boat; one never knows
what will hit the live bait. It
may be a trophy trout or
something that loves to eat the
trout. Use' a steel leader if you
care to land a shark, if not use
mono-filament and you might
pick up a beautiful tarpon or a
cobia may make your day.
Redfish are always around. I
would drift silently up the
creeks on an incoming tide
and work the banks with gold
spoons or spinner baits like a
bass fishermen. The waters
are gin clear so accurate and
long cast lend to better suc-
cess. Don't spend your time
fetching lures off the bank
due to poor casting. Anyway,
things are still bending poles
and the scallops are abundant
in Steinhatchee, come see us
soon. Take good care of the
family, the. boat and your
tackle.


Seafood cooking made easy


Do you know'that one to
two servings of fish per week
can have measurable health
benefits, according to many
doctors and dieticians? This is
due in large part to the omega
3 oils found in many types of
seafood, including salmon,
tuna and other heartier fish.,
Omega 3 oils are valuable in
the fight against coronary dis-
ease, high blood pressure,
arthritis, asthma and depres-
sion. What's more, seafood is
one of the only types of food
that contains these oils in high
quantities.
Despite its many health ad-
vantages, people oftentimes
do not consistently add
seafood to their list of home-
cooked foods. One reason may


be that the'. believe seafood is
difficult'to prepare. On the
contrary; cooking seafood can
be as easy as some of your
standard menu items, particu-
larly if you rely on products
and recipes, that l ill nmake cre-
ating inningig dishes that
much easier. In fact, it can be
as simple as removing a fillet
from an individual vacuumed
package and placing it on the
grill, in the oven or in the mi-
crowave.

CHOOSING SEAFOOD
SAlways choose seafood
that is bright -and shiny, with
most of its scales intact and
adhering tightly to the skin.
Each species has characteristic
markings and colors which


fade and become less pro-
nounced as the fish loses
freshness. If you do not have a
seafood merchant in your area,
consider seafood that has been
prepared and packaged to
maintain freshness and flavor.
STry to cook fresh seafood
-within a day or two of pur-
chase.
Seafood typically cooks
faster than meat or poultry.
Sometimes you can enjoy a
seafood dish'within minutes of
cooking. Therefore, it's great,
in a pinch or when you're in
need of a fast meal.
.. Seafood is often lighter
fare than meats, making it par-
ticularly appealing for warm-
weather entertaining or for the
health-conscious.


Seafood has many health benefits and is now easier than ever to incorporate into everyday meal
planning.


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of the Live Oak Elks Lodge 1165 Fundraiser

(Nonprofit Orgaization)

3rd Annual Fishing Tournament

Steinhatchee, FL

-September 16,2006

1,500 in prizes

Plus free drawings & give always

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Steinhatchee is


rowing...


Bay scallop season For rates and
information
regulations about


Open harvest se.a'orn lfr bhi\ W'
scallops along Florida's gulf .
coast begins Jil\ I and runs ,
through Sept. 10. State \aters
in the Gulf of Mexico open to
seallup ha.3vest extend froem the
Pasco-Hernando CoLunit line :
(near Anpek--latitude 28 degrees, 26.016 minutes North) to
the \\est bank of the Mexico Beach Canal in Bay County
ilongiuide 85 degrees, 25 .-84 ruiutes West). It is illegal to
posssess bay scallops on water outside open harvest areas. I is
also illegal to land scallops outside open har cst areas. For
example. it .ouild be legal to take scallops from watels off
the lernando Coiinl\ coLst. hut it would be illegal to dock
your boat in Pasco County % ith the scallop catch onboard.
Recreational harvesters are limited to tw'o gallons of whole
baj scallops in the shell. o one pint of ba\ scallop meat per
day during. he il peu season. In addition. iecreational scallop-
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The human body is well equipped to neutralize'and dispose of
toxins through the liver, spleen and an assortment of eliminative
channels (i.e., the kidneys, skin and lungs). However, as doctors,
nurses and patients alike can all attest, the human body is rarely
in the ideal condition. Daily contact with toxins, which can be
Consumed through foods or water or even through the air, make
this even more of a reality. A regular exposure can do great
damage to even the most physically fit human body.
As eliminative channels continue to be under a constant
onslaught, particularly the colon, those channels can gradually
begin to break down and malfunction, causing a'host of
digestive problems.
COLON FUNCTION AFFECTS THE ENTIRE BODY
Colon health should be taken seriously. Doctors say a healthy
colon will produce 2 to 3 bowel movements per day. But for
many this is riot a reality. Inr many ,cases, all waste is not
expelled from the body for.days, weeks, months or even years
later. The resulting toxic buildup can lead to a self-poisoning
known as auto-intoxication, which happens when the bowel
walls become encrusted with stagnant fecal matter. As more
toxins build up, vital nutrients are not able to .be absorbed
through the intestinal wall. Problems including acne, weight
gain, poor circulation, depression, body odor, bad breath and an
overall loss of energy, vitality, and health may be attributed to a
improperly functioning colon.
A colon thick with plaque is likely to become even more so
depending on a person's diet. Refined preprocessed foods with
preservatives, artificial colors and artificial flavors traditionally\
contain extraordinary amounts of toxic substances. Ho\\ foods
are cooked also plays a role, as deep frying in oil or grilling over
an open fire can leave food increasingly susceptible to harmful
toxic substances.


lends a feelingof fullness. Therefore, diets can fail and a person may
overeat when nutrients are not being absorbed .effectively by the
body.
Additionally, a colon that is clogged with waste contributes to
excess weight on it's own. A proper detoxification typically flushes
out between 5 to 15 pounds ofcompacted fecal matter -',which
makes a big difference on the scale and greatly improves absorption
of necessary nutrients. Perhaps the most well-known case of a
clogged colon is with'the famed Western star John Wayne. Upon his
death, doctors discovered Wan new's colon weighed 25 pounds.
GETTING CLEANSED
One of the problems in combatting toxin buildup in the colon is
the misconception that cleansing procedures are both invasive and
embarrassing. Much of that stigma can be blamed on colonies, a'.
cleansing procedure where the large intestine is irrigated with water
.under gentle pressure as a mean of detoxification. Such a procedure
is rarely met with open ann-S.as is reputation often precedes it.
Fortunately, colon cleansing might now grow more common
thanks to a new, less invasive and more individual option that can be
done right at home. Reguluxv' was designed specifically for those
skeptical of traditional colon- cleansing procedures. It is available in
convenient pill form, making it both easy-to-take and discreet.
Scientifically formulated to flush out the digestive tract, Regulux
removes the same energy-draining toxins that build up on the bowel
\\alls. maintaining healthy colon function, while promoting a
healthier intestinal lining.
As an added bonus, Regulux is made of all-natural ingredients
traditionally used to detoxify the liver, skin, lungs kidneys, and
heart, meaning you won't be ingesting the same toxins your body is
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Continued from Page 4C
ticipate in the Suwannee County Schools Food Service Sum-
mer Meals Program for breakfast and lunch thru Aug. 2, Mon-
day-Thursday each week. Closed Monday, July 3 and Tuesday,
July 4, meals will resume on Wednesday, July 5. Locations:
Branford Elementary School, Suwannee Elementary School,
John Hale Park Community Center on NE Duval Street and
African Baptist Church. Walk-ins welcome. Douglass Center
will serve Voluntary-Pre-K and PAL Summer Programs only.
Breakfast: 8-8:30 a.m.; lunch: 11 a.m.-noon. Info: 386-364-
2617 or 386-364-2618.

Aug. 3
NFCC will conduct College Placement Tests (CPT)
North Florida Community College will conduct College
Placement Tests (CPT) on computer on at 8:30 a.nm., 1:30 p.m.
and 6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 3, in the NFCC Testing Center,
Building No. 16, on the Madison campus. Persons taking the
tests will be required to register in NFCC Student Services 24
hours before testing.. Info/registration: 850-973-9451.

Aug. 3-6
Women of Excellence Conference 2006
Christian Family Worship Center will host Women of Excel-
lence Conference 2006 with the theme "Wilt thou be made
whole" Thursday-Sunday, Aug. 3-6 with services at 7:30 p.m.
on Thursday and Friday, 6 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. and 4
p.m. on Sunday. Guest speakers: Thursday and Friday-Pastor
Denise Walker, Fellowship Church of Praise of Macon, Ga.
and Saturday-Pastor Debra Bernard, Believer in Christ of Jack-
sonville. Sunday speakers to be announced. Saturday service
will feature a banquet at Plantation Oaks Golf and Country
Club, 4038 NW 59th Ave., Gainesville. Banquet tickets: $35
donation. The church is located at 220 NE First Ave, High
Springs. Dr. Lloyd S. Williams, pastor. Info: Elder Cynthia
Washington, 386-344-5353 or Elder Leatha Miller, 386-462-
7583 or church, 386-454-2367.

Reserve space now!
Aug. 4
Businesses invited to participate
in targeted job fair
Madison Employment Connections invites businesses to par-
ticipate in a targeted job fair Tuesday, Aug. 22 at NFCC, Madi-
son, for Smithfield employees only; Cost: no fee; Note: dead-
line for businesses to reserve a space Friday, Aug. 4;
Info/reservations: Cindy Bennett, 850-973-9675 or e-mail ben-
nettc@nfwdb.org.

Aug. 4
Car seats available
Suwannee and Lafayette County Heath Departments have
new car seats available for eligible families at 3 p.m., Friday,
Aug. 4 at Suwannee County Heath Departmfit, 915 Noblesi
Ferry Road, Live Oak; Cost: $10; Note: Income guidelines ap-
ply, one hour information session required, and child must at-
tend to be fitted unless not born yet Info: Suwannee County:
386-362-2708 or Lafayette County: 386-294-1321.

Aug. 4
Millennium Nights
The city of Live Oak and Herold White are sponsoring Mil-
lennium Nights every other Friday from 7-10 p.m. at Millenni-
um Park in downtown Live Oak. Entertainers who wish to per-
form must call in advance to White at 386-590-0129 or 386-
S 362-3263 to get your name on the list of performers. An open
mic time will be set aside for those who perhaps aren't pol-
ished performers yet but want to be this is your time to shine!

Aug. 4
Free workshop series explores
practical spirituality
A series of free workshops entitled "Live the Life of Soul:
Practical Spirituality" will be offered at the public library,
1848 Ohio Avenue South, Live Oak, from 7-8:30 p.m., Friday
evenings thru Sept. 1. Sponsored by Know Thyself as Soul
Foundation, Southeast, Inc. a not-for-profit, nonsectarian orga-
nization. Persons of all faiths are welcome, and one may attend
any or all sessions, as each session is a complete class. Info:
386-842-2221, or toll-free 877-MEDITATE, or visit
www.knowthyselfassoul.org.

Aug. 4
Life Line Screening to prevent stroke
Life. Line Screening will hold vascular screenings to prevent
stroke Friday, Aug. 4, appointments begin at 9 a.m. at First Ad-
vent Christian Church, 699 Pinewood Dr., SW, Live Oak;
Cost: $109; $129 includes osteoporosis screening;. Note: pre-
registration is required. Info/registration: 800-697-9721.

Aug. 5
Spirit of the Suwannee Music
Park Sizzlin' Garage Sale
Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, US 129 North, Live Oak
will hold Sizzlin' Garage Sale, Saturday, Aug. 5. Info: 386-
364-1683.


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Aug. 5
Saturday on the Suwannee
featuring The Trespassers
Saturday on the Suwannee will be held at the Spirit of the
Suwannee Music Park, US 129 North, Live Oak Saturday,
Aug. 5, featuring The Trespassers. Enjoy canoeing on the fa-
mous Suwannee River, horse-
back riding, bicycling, golf
carting, hiking, hanging out
and attending the Saturday
night concerts in the Music
Hall. Tickets $20 at the gate.
Other artists scheduled to per-
form during the Saturdays on
the Suwannee through Sept. 23
are Ken Mellons, Shenandoah g
and the Devonshires. Go to
http://sos.suncountryjam- 200- Chev Aveo
boree.com/ for more informa-
tion or to musicliveshere.com.. r

Aug. 5
Second Back to .
School Celebration $9 150 R Uri
The Second Back to School ,
Celebration will be held at 6
p.m., Saturday, Aug. 5 at 001 Nissan Sentra
Ebenezer A.M.E. Church, 411
Parshley St., Live.Oak in an
effort to better prepare stu-
dents of this community for '
school. School supplies will be Save ),.rBI ,
Save r rkn'for
provided for students in T'housands atRs.Li,bsn
kindergarten up to 12th grade.
Dinner and entertainment will
be provided for everyone in at- 2005 Chev Cavalie
tendance following a brief p
church service. Other activities
will be held at the football
field. Info: Pastor Jeffrey
Dove, 386-867-1868. 0 n.

Aug. 5-6 ,
Lae C y O5- -Soccer Mom Special-
Lake City Open 2002 Honda Odysse)
Deadline to enter Thursday,
Aug. 3
Quail Heights Country Club
(GHCC) and Southern Oaks
Country Club (SOCC) will
host 27th Lake City Open Sat- 1 inr. Dn
urday-Sunday, Aug. 5-6; first
round at GHCC; second round
at SOCC. The tournament is 6-758-fA1


open to all men, ladies, seniors and professionals. Cost: $90-
members, $100-non-members, $60-lady members, $70-lady
non-members and $175-professionals, $10 less if paid before
Sunday, July 30; Entry deadline Thursday, Aug. 3; NOTE: The
format is 36-hole stroke play for all divisions, which are pre-
flighted by handicap. Info: Carl, 386-752-3339 or carl@quail-
heights.com.


Poole Realty, Inc. PHONE-: $1-w)4I19
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301 Suwannee Ave.
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7944 US Hwy. 27, ;ranford
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BEAUTIFUL iOME :,, l:,,"iaui,ull ,,nnr,.;u.,l
,-'.n- Hi rmi- h .il j n Frrilmous g, lmou, ball. "''
master bedroom, fireplace, breakfast bar, custom
window and lighting treatment. Fenced. Very good
neighborhood. #54013 $175,000,
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vaulted ceilings and fireplace. Great yard with mature
trees and lots of room for the kids to run while you're
relaxing on the porch. Located just outside of town at
the end of a cul-de-sac in a quiet; safe neighborhood.
Schools are just around the corner. The Sellers are
motivated, so make an offer[ $238,500 #53216
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iaw Q R ALL THE EXTRAS & MORE Fully appointed,
JUST REDUCED -.'.",' "". '':"'r'''l i-? .,.: spotless workshop includes every kind of tool you
.i, i L ... p 1 .:ri.' I.: .. 10 i ,'*. i could ask for, including compressor, welding machine,
area. Fenced, fruit trees, grape vines, and big ladders, grinder, drill press, floor jack, sanders, 6-ton
granddaddy oak. Ready for your home. $17,500 hydraulic jack, riding mower...Home is well-kept DW
#49820 with lovely 18x35 addition. Fully furnished including big
S. ll screen TV, spa & pool table. Young pines on 7 acres.
Ask for a list of all the extras that come with the home.
#52788 $289,000


RIVERFROI l .'t u ..'. ',- ',: ,r, ",: ,. ...-
Scenic view of'the Suwannee River and within view of
the gorgeous Lafayette Blue springs State Park. Within NATURE LOVERS DREAM Abundant wildlife and
minutes of the boat ramp. Priced to sell. #54012 great location. Within walking distance to Peacock
$85,000 Springs State Park. Within minutes to multiplesprings.
#53673 $170,000








9.69 ACRES ...:' I .. i'." .' P, 'f' HIGH AND iDRY i.,,v, Ili u located just
Property abuts 32,000 acres of protected land, Few .:' i i, .:i .1,i,. l-, .. 11 .,r, large oaks
homes in the area so you'll have lots of peace and scattered about. Property has private drive, and is just
quiet $87,210 #53139 off paved county road. $70,500 #50455


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Lost & Found BOXER, ears and tail are dropped,
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LOST DOG, reward tofinder. 8yr. old size of a dime, 9 yrs. old and on
Border Terrier Cross, 35 Ibs., black & hea medication. Call 38-362-2478
ANNOUNCEMENTS tan, last seen on route 41, 3 mi.
ANNorth of White Springs, Sunday July
9th. Call 386-397-2750


386-755-6600
Toll free 1-877-755-6600
540 W. Duval Street,
Lake City, Florida 32055
hallmark@bizsea.rr.com
www.hallmark-realestate.com


Lake City Doublewide with 1512.sq. ft..
Very well kept, spacious on 1.25 Acre.
Largc mr!iier bath with garden tub. MLS
'5919 i$',900 Call Julia DeJeus 386-
344-1590


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BEILITIFLIL PASTL'RE \ IrS !...:
every window. Lovely new home on. 2
acres, stone fireplace floor to vaulted
., :' :r.-ed. two car detached garage,
custom ceramic tile work. Call Janet Creel
386-755-0466


-FOR RENT-
2 or 3 BR
Singlewide
mobile home,
Central H/A.
First month's
rent plus deposit
to move in.
Water, sewer &
garbage included.
No pets.
386-330-2567
22631"5-F


REWARD! LOST ON 7-15-06


Answers to Zero. Call Charles &
Bonnie Bradley 362-1957. 10770
96th Trail,.Live Oak.


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

Ask for
Larry Olds.

386-362-2720
274137-F


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HORSE F\RMI! *. .* .
horse barn w/8 stalls, tack room, feed
room and air ,:...r.;r;.' cj i.'i .0i'
42x60 Equip. '.r,, :' i. I'.:. .j j
comfortable 2 i:.,,im Fenced and cross
fenced. ML 5'. 'l.. Call Jack Rankin
386-961-1605


1-800-525-4182


Opportunities
ALL CASH CANDY ROUTE Do
You Earn $800 in a Day? 30
Machines and Free Candy All For
$9,995. Call 1-888-753-3430
AIN#BO2000033 Call Us: We Will
Not Be Undersold!
LOCAL VEND BIZ. $6695.
Complete, Must Sell. 1-866-823-
0223 AIN#B02523
Miscellaneous
First Day
FREEZER BEEF, CORN FED for at
least 120 days. $1.85 Ib. (hanging
weight) includes cutting & wrapping.
Call 386-294-2230 or 386-330-6144



FOR RENT-
3BR, 2BA DWMH,
CENTRAL H/A.
FIRST MONTH'S
RENT PLUS
DEPOSIT TO
MOVE IN.

WATER, SEWER
& GARBAGE
INCLUDED.
NO PETS
386-330-2567
226322-F


BUSINESS SERVICES
PIANO LESSONS! Ladies-Any Age.
A fast, easy way. Chords-Left and
R.H. Note Reading, Theory,
Improvising and more. NO
MEMORIZATION! Free 30min.
Introductory Lesson. For more
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Cleaning Services
MATTRESS CLEANING &
Sanitizing Business. Over 4000
European Dealers. New in U.S.
Removes dust mites/ harmful
allergens. Big profits, small
investment Complete
training/support. Hygienitech 1-
888-999-9030.


Mobile Homes

and
Landfor sale.
Financed

by owner.,

Ask for
Larry Olds.

386-362-2720

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LAND AND MORE!
ECONOMY Doublewidein Lake City with large front and back porches. City water,
located in town. Has new Central Heat arid Air $44,900 MLS 53989 Call Tanya
Shaffer 386-755-5448
BEST BUY Home in Azalea Park with 3 bedrooms. Start now with homeownership
and say goodbye to your landlord! Only $105,000 MLS 53971 Call Sharon Selder 386-
365-1203
A MEETING PLACE: Church, fellowship hall w/ commercial grade kitchen,
parsonage w/ in-ground pool, BBQ out building. North Live Oak. MLS 53973 Call
Linda Roddenberry 386-590-0275
5 ACRES Cleared for your home or mobile home. MLS 53466 Call Libby Ausgood
386-752-6142
2.62 \CRES ;r Li i nr n-n..rr.r, B.,uli.,l land. 7-iu,- :rnd ir. Great Country setting
51 .11.1 A ILS ooded. Nature as it was meant to be. MLS 49456 Call' i '
5 .CRES Hie, ii, ,ooded. Nature as it was meant to be. MLS 49456 Call Sharon
S lJderi I.'..". ., 274131-F


Beautiful 4+ acres with pole
barn. 212 Stucco house with
beautiful floor plan. $225,000.

2 one acre lots on CR250.


Beautiful 4- acres with
3BR/21A SWMH, front & back
porch with large mital shed..


&, Faye Aderholt
Century 21 Classic
Properties
386-303-2238 Cell
386-755-2615
280847-F


3101 W. US Highway 90, Suite 101
g nOU i Lake Cih. FL 32055
SBusiness: 386-752-6576
I rH Toll Free: 1-800-333-4946
THE DARBY-ROGERS COMPANY ."_
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Endless Potenial 33 ?4 hbeutiful partially wnoded
acres irln cul,,,,: 'l l. ii :.:,r, erell,
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and (u r ,il ti,, uli e a 3 i.,ur.:r Lr ,' ,
build ,.] r, : 3 ,-, .. I .:.. : ...
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Ratliff and Associates Realty Group, Inc.

bIV, REALTORS- APPRAISERS FORESTERS .-


386-792-8484
www.ratliffrealtygroup.com


$359,000 2,115 Sq. Ft, 4+ Acres Lakefront,
Upgrades, Executive Home.
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$175,000 3BR/2BA, fireplace,
2-car garage, .5 ac. Shady Oak Subdivision
/t .


$250,000 DWMH 10 Ac, 4-2 Suwannee
County, close to Spirit of Suwannee


$318,160: 64AC+/- SR 6 E frontage, planted
pines, natural hardwoods, excellent hunting
tract.


$119,900 Brick J3K/ISA on 1.3 acre.
Beautiful hardwood floors


COMMERCIAL: $85,000: Frame/Metal Commercial
Building on US 41 Immediate Occupancy


$169,000 3/2 on 2 ac, large workshop w/3
rooms, barn, fenced. CR 152.


$299,000 Brick, Lakefront, 3BR/ 2BA, great
room, fireplace, guest house, 2 AC


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$330,000. 32 Ac w/split log cabin, planted pine, $68,500: DWMH w/creek frontage. Granite
pond, fenced, great hunting spot. countertops, community pool, fishing lake.


$750,000 INCOME PROPERTY Industrial
Warehouse and Mini Warehouse Units. Call Ron
for detailed information.


$599,000 Commercial Building, US 41
frontage, 12,000 sq. ft. Terrazzo flooring. Call
Ron for details. Great for Fitness Center.


P.O. BOX 191 106 HATLEY STREET SE JASPER, FLORIDA 32052


$65,900: 5 acre corer lot, paved road
frontage. Excellent home frontage.
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$349,000 2 story, 8 AC, 4-2-1, fenced, pool, pool
house, pond, fireplace, many extras.


$2z3,3uu: 4/ ac. pavea roaa rronrage, pines ana
hardwood, wildlife habitat. (5500/ac)
SRatliff & Associates has over 25 years of experience
in Hamilton County & offers a full line of real estate
services. Our staff consists of REALTORS,
REALTOR-Associates, Appraisers and Forestry
Consultants. Services include real estate listings,
sales, appraisals, market value estimates, timber
cruise and timber sales. We offer FREE market
value estimates if you are considering selling your
property. Call our office if we can be of assistance
with any of these services.

If you are interested in a career in real estate or if
you already have a real estate license, please give
us a call for an interview. We are looking for a few
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BUSINESSES


FOR

Rental Assistance
. 1,2,3, & 4 BRHC & Non-
HC Accessible Apartments

705 NW Drive, Live Oak, FL
386-364-7936
TDD/TTY 711
Equal Housing Opportunity -


SERVICES


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


FOR
RENT
HUD Vouchers Welcome!
1, 2 & 3 BR HC & Non-HC
Accessible Apartments
<:(~&ny a^ IIadH tre
705 NW Drive, Live Oak, FL
386-364-7936
TDD/TTY/711
Equal Housing Opportunity


Retired
Telephone
Man
will do telephone
installation, repair.
Also most any other
wiring & repairs.
Call Handyman Tom
@ 362-5859.


Furniture
MEMORY FOAM ALL VISCO
New Orthopedic NASA Mattresses
25 Year Warranty Cost $1995, sell,
$398 Queen; $498 King. All sizes
available. Fast Free Florida
Delivery, Original TempurPedic &
Dormia from $699. Guaranteed
Best Price! Electric Adjustables.
24hours. Toll free 1-866-476-0289;
Store Numbers: Hillsborough 813-
889-9020; Pinellas 727-733-9334;
Sarasota 941-929-7570; Polk 863-
299-4811; Dade. 305-651-0506;
Broward 954-364-4989. Member
BBB. www.mattressdr.com'


Building Materials
LUMBER .LIQUIDATORS
HARDWOOD FLOORING from .99
CENTS SQ. FT. Exotics, Oak
Bamboo, Prefinished & Unfinished.
Bellawood w/50 year prefinish, plus
A Lot More! We Deliver Anywhere,
5 Florida Locations, 800-FLOORING
(356-6746)
Musical Instruments
VINTAGECITYGUITARS.COM Will
Pay Cash For Old Fender, Gibson,
Martin Guitars, any Condition,
Buy/Sell/Trade! Honest/Reliable
www.VintageCityGuitars.com 1-
800-574-6380


First Day
ONKYO STEREO SYSTEM in
cabinet, with Bose Speakers, Very
Good Condition. $200.00 Call 386-
658-3953
THREE ACRES OF GRASS. Ready
to -be cut for hay. Free of charge, you
cut. Call 386-776-2927



EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
Want to be a CNA?
Don't want to wait?
Express Training Services
is now offering our quality CNA
Exam Prep Classes, day/eve, in
Lake City. Class sizes limited.
Next class 08/07/06.
Call 386-755-4401

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*Paralegal, *Computers, *Criminal
Justice. Job placement assistance.
Computer provided. Financial Aid if
qualified. Call 866-858-2121
www.OnlineTidewaterTech.com


LOST AN ANIMAL? WANT TO
ADOPT? Call Suwannee County
Animal Control at 386-208-0072. M-F
from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Pets for Sale
First Day
BASSET HOUND PUPPIES,
$150.00. 2 females and 4 males.Call
Chris at 386-364-5279


You can Reach
Over 4 Million
Potential Buyers
for your product
through our Internet
and Newspaper
Network in Florida
and throughout
the Nation.
Call Myrtle at

386-362-1734
226273-F



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First Day
MINI .HORSES FOR SALE,
palamino mare 5 yrs. old flaxen
mane & tail, $500.00. Chestnut filly
lyr: old, flaxen mane & tail. $400.00.
Both up to date on shots, very sweet.
386-658-2422


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529 S. Ohio Ave., Live Oak, FL
Bus. 386-362-1389 Fax: (386) 362-6131
S.C. Sullivan (386) 362-1389, Evening 362-2990
Realtor Assoc. M. Elizabeth Elliott, Evening 842-2372


(1) Off Hughes Road: Four
acres wooded. Good area,
priced to sell at $41,500.
(2) 4.43 acres with a 1990
SWMH, 1472 sq; ft. under
roof with decks & porches,
3BR/2BA, fireplace, kitchen
furnished, nice trees & some
open land. $99,900.
(3) Harrell Heights: New
three bedroom, two bath
central heat and air
condition home containing
1104 sq. ft. of living area.
Kitchen furnished. $95,000.
100% financing to qualified
buyers.
(4) US 90 West: 6 acres with
a 3 bedroom, 2 bath
CH&AC CBS home in good
condition containing
approx. 2380 sq. ft. under
roof. Priced at $249,900.
(5) Perry Fla: Two building
lots with city sewer and
water, homes only. $19,500
for both, terms.
(6) Near Mayo, FL off U.S.
27: 80 acres in 16 year old
planted pines in a crop land
site 1/4 mile on good county
road. $10,000 per acre.
(7) Off CR 250: 10 acres
partially wood. Approved
well & septic tank. Good
County Road $11,000 per
acre.
(8) Branford area: 15 acres
in good cropland, with
county roads and fence on
three sides. Excellent
location near US 27 & US
129. Reduced to $10,995 per
acre
(9) 104th St.: 5.35 acres with
open land with a few large
oaks, good location. $15,000
per acre.


(10) Dixie Cunty near Rock
Bluff: Four two are tracts
wooded, good area $25,000
per lot.
(11) Off River Road: 10
acres wooded, secluded.
660x660. Good buy (4
$11,500 per acre.
(12) Off CR-349: Two acre
wooded corner lot near
Royal Springs. Good buy at
$19,900.
(13) CR 141: Four acre tract
with 3 bedroom, 2 bath
home under construction
cont. approx 1508 sq. ft. 4
acres paved rd. $180,000.
(14) Camping Lot: 1.25
Acres in Dowling Park
Area, all wooded. $5.600.00
(15) Lafayette Co: 5.3 Acres
900 ft on US 27 & 628 ft. on
county rd. with a 1996 Palm
Harbor doublewide mobile
home, large deck, front
porch, motor home storage
& hook up, detached
storage bldg., wooded,
fenced, 4" well sprinkler
system, good buy at
$169,000.
(16) Two wooded acres on
paved road, Will work for
land home package. m23,000.
(17) Jasper, FL: 3 bedroom
brick home with carpet.
Numerous updates, new
CH/AO, paint inside & out,
carpet roll good, new
refrigerator & stove. Good
buy at $89,900.
(18) Secluded: 5 acres
fenced with a 2/2 DWMH,
kitchen furnished, 4" well.
$97,000.
(19) Off CR 349: 40 acres in
Coastal Bermuda grass on
good 1/4 mile on county
road. $10,900 per acre.274165-F


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102 Hatley St. P Box 1089
Jasper, Florida 32052
(386) 792-1688
Lake City, FL 5br/3ba home off of Hwy. 90. Over 4,100 sq. ft of heated living area that
sits on 4 acres for $279,000. Additional 20 acres available: Call for details. MLS #
53147.
Jasper, FL 23.5 acres off of SR-6. Paved road frontage, with power available. Would
make excellent hunting camp. Won't last long at $145,000. MLS # 51901.
Jasper, FL 4br/2ba 2356 sq. ft. DWMH on 23.5 acres. Nice country setting with creek
Irontage, yet close to town. Must see $389,900. MLS # 50340.
SJasper, FL 10 acres close to Jai-Alai on paved road, great for home site or
investment. $15,000 per acre. MLS # 50852.
Jasper, FL- 3br/lba house in town with terrific curb appeal, lovely details, and new
appliances. Retiring or moving up? This home has it all. $125,000. MLS # 52751.
Jasper, FL Very pleasing 3br/2ba DWMH with nice country seclusion. Home sits on 5
acres with a shop and.carport. Ready to move-in, and ready to sell at $130,000. MLS #
52484.
Jasper, FL A nice 12 acre tract close to 1-10, and 1-75. This may be the place for you.
$120,000. MLS # 52461.
Jasper, FL 3br/lba home .88 acres in town. Approx. ,1,600 sq. ft. Ready to move in at
$115,000. MLS # 54002
Jasper, FL 30 acres of wooded property, with paved road frontage close to town.
$450,000.'MSL # 50432.
Jennings, FL A nice 1 acre lot in Oak Woodlands, ready for your new mobile home or
house. $19,900. MLS # 52806.
Jennings, FL 2.8 acre lot in Oak Woodlands with excellent woodlandI view and
individuality. $28,000. MLS # 52805 .
Jennings, FL 2.8 acre lot in Fox Hollow with county grade frontage. $28,000.
Lee, FL Beautiful new 3br/2ba 1,782 sq. ft. home on 1.87 acres. If you're looking for a
quiet country home this is the one for you. Priced to sell at $215,000, or add. 4.43 acres
with paved road frontage for a combined total price of $250,000. MLS # 50086.
COMMERCIAL PROPERTY!!! 2 commercial buildings in Jasper with great investment
potential.
1.) 1,684 total sq. ft. $70,000.
2.) 3.320 total sq. ft. $90,000.
283693-F

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Sun & Stars Realty, LLC*
Let Us Help You Reach For Your Dreams 2 locations to
37.4 ACRES IN MADISON CO. serve you
Great Still Hunt Land. Zoned Ag. DAY FL 32013
Lots of Deer, Turkey, and Quiail. D 38629 3671
No Utilities, but adjacent parcel386-294-3671
Shas Power. $245,000. "
S'- Ask for Debby Howard 119 E GREEN.
2/2 Mobile Home in Taylor County STSTE207A
with new 14'x 14' addition, 100 acres ready for development 207A PERRY
covered seller wllh corncreie i th itlimit Pe Florida nee RiverFrontlot.3/4acre, FLORIDA32347
Iloor, paved divea ay.lhr in the city limits of Perry, Flonda. wcoode. 15 minutes to Gulf by boat. 850-223-1849
2 car Carpon Many eiras Adjoins existing subdivision Bui your dream home here. CELL
Greal home' $110,000 $11,500 per acre, 1,56. 000. Ask for Debby Howard 386-590-0848
Ask for Debby Howard Ask for Debbie Calhoun
www.sunandstarsrealty.com
TAYLOR COUNTY 1.34 acre lot on Paved Road, Wooded, Homes
or Mobile Homes allowed, Nice Site. Ask for Debby Howard Email: debbyh @comcast.net

"Small Town Service Big Time Results!"

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LIVE OAK OFFICE:
1105 HOWARD ST.W
LIVE OAK, FL 32064
386-362-3300


J.W. HIT.L
& ASSOCIATES
Real Estate Broker &
Auction Company


Estate & Equipment Auction

August 2006 at 10 a.m.

Branfor FLL

Many items to choosefrom: Household items, Furniture, Farmn Equipment and muc. more.
TERMS: "As Is, Where Is", 10% Buyers Premium. We will accept Cash, Check, or Credit Card.
DIRECTIONS: From Branford, go West on US 27 for 1-1/2 miles: Immediately past 1st District
Community Center. See auction signs.


CONTACT: John W. Hill, Jason Bashaw, Annette Gonzalez or Sandi
Email: jwhillandassociations @yahoo.com


CIL ENSE NUMBER AB2083, 8


281099-F


Hines Place Subdivision
Beautiful 4-5 acre lots on Mitchell Road
(76th Street) Paved Street. Restricted to
homes only. Minutes to Famous
Suwannee River


Jackson Heights Subdivision
Beautiful 4-5 acre lots on Hughes Road
(129th Road) Located just minutes from
Live Oak. Paved Street.
Restricted to homes only.


Owner/Fin $995 dn, 20 yrs 11.5%
Prices: $65,031-$80,772 Payments: $682.90-$850.77


Daniel Crapps Agency, Inc. Realtor
Owner/Broker
DANIEL CRAPPS 1-800-805-7566 1-800-771-5110
agency, inc.
281377-F


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First Day'
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limits, Ctrl AC, screened back porch,
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Boat Slip. Only $29,900! Direct Access to 33,000-acre
mountain lake in Tennessee. Available 8/26! (800)770-
9311, ext.830.


First Day
EXECUTIVE HOME for rent in Live
Oak. 3BD/1.5Bth $595.00 Mo. 1st,
last and $250.00 security deposit. 1.
yr. lease. Absolutely no pets. Call
239-455-6542
First Day
HOUSE FOR RENT 3BD/2BTH
5 acres, carport, Ig. screen rm, just
out of civ limlri. no smoking, credit
check, $850 00 mo. $425.00 security.
Gall Suzann 386-208-8545
First Day
HOUSE FOR RENT 3BR, 1.5Bth,
cntrl air, fridge, stove, DW, workshop
with screened in porch in town. $800,
+ utilities, first, last & security'
deposit. References, non-smokers,
no pets call for. appt. 386-362-1837
days or after 6pm 386-362-6156 ask
for Ellen.
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paint, new carpet & stove, city
.utilities. 1st, last & security. Must
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386-397-3733
Three BD/One BA in Suwannee
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$2,000. per' month, Call J.W. Hill &
Associates at 386-362-3300 for
more details. BACKGROUND
CHECKS AND .REFERENCES
,REQUIRED ON ALL RENTALS.


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Only $89,900! Direct access to 33,000 acre mountain lake
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First Day
JASPER, 2BD/2BTH, Brick Home,
$600.00 Mo. First, last & security.
Call; Century 21 Jackie Taylor
S&'
Assoc. 386-752-4663

Mobile Homes for rent

First Day
DOUBLE WIDE ON 4 ACRES 3/2
Central H&A, 8 mi. South of Live
Oak. $600.00 mo. 1st & Last. No
excerllon_ Call 386-963-1157. Must
have references.
First Day
SWMHs-1 available in Live Oak, FL.
3BD/2BA. 1st mo -eni & lasi to move
in. Call 386-938-5657 for more info.

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





REAL ESTATE FOR SALE

Homes for Sale

HOME FOR SALE BY OWNER

3BR/2BA,.20pQ Homes of Merit on
just over 1 acre in Sugar Mill Farms
subdivision. Close to schools
shopping Asking $95,000. Available
June 26. 2006 By appornimeni only
386-590-0355 or 386-364-2832

First Day
FOR SALE BY OWNER. 3BD/2BTH
HOUSE. On appro. 10 acres on CR
,49 in Weiloorr Large workshop,
,large, spring fed pond, .ntrl H&A,
carport, with all applicnces, new roof,
new drain held, new well $415.000
Call 386-963-4825 or 386-668-1560
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698-1722.,
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prian ilwo imasler suilesl on half acre.
Updaled krichen, )ear-old top-end.
appliances, a/c, alarm system and.
12x24 shed. New paint in & out.
Landscaped. New upscale homes
in neighborhood. Easy access tol -
75. $239,900. 352-347-4390.


TENNESSEE. BEAUTIFUL LAKE
LOTS AND HOMES. Great
lakefront living! Starting at $49,900.
20,000 acre all sports lake. Nearby
golfing. Close to Nashville. 1-888-
292-5253 Greyhawk Properties.

Mobile Homes

First Day
HORTON 1992 14X70, 3/2. Has
plywood floors, is Zone II, in good
condition $9,500.00.
FLEETWOOD 1990 24X62, 3/3.
.Zone II, in good condition $16,500.
Call 850-879-7095 or 850-879-5249
Vacation Property
A FREE BROCHURE At Western
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Affordable Homes & Mountain
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877-837-2288 Exit Realty Mountain
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ALL WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA
MOUNTAIN PROPERTIES ERA
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Estate Murphy. NC
www.carolinamtnhome.com Call us
First, we have vacation rentals and
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Ext. 11 .
ANGELO BUYS HOUSES Cash
any condition. Handyman. fire,
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Quick closing. 1-800-SELL-181; 1-:
954-816-4363
ASHEVILLE, NC ACREAGE
Mountain view parcels with incredible
views. 1 to 8 acre sites. Gated,
amenities. Over 4 miles of
riverfront. Great climate! Call 866-
800-4588
COME TO THE MOUNTAINS
Murphy, N.C. View Lots Starting @
$28,000+ Gated Communities
Custom Built Log Homes Vacation
Rentals Free Brocrure Investors
Realty 1-800-497-3334
wwwsa ineslc.rarealltin: co'm
KENTUCKY Incredible watenrroni
Lakes, rivers, creeks. 1 Acre -
$9,900 or $600'cown. $105/mo. .2
Acres $14,900 .or .'$900/down,
$159/mo. 5 Acres $1200/down,
$215/mo. Breaihlaking views, great
investment. 270-791-7725
www.YourLandKing.com
LAKE CUMBERLAND KY
Waterfront parcels .with 120r feet of
water frontage. :Spacious off water
parcels, wooded ,for' privacy
Incredible community amenaies
Pre-conslrucionr, pricing' Call 866-
480-2025.
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Visit hundreds of home and land
listings. Click on MLS Search Call
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United Couniry Murphy Ivounlain
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N.CJGEORGIA Mountain Vacation
Special Call now for our vacation
speciall World's greatest views!
Homesites starting at $39,900.
Land / Log home package kit
.$79,900. Waterfalls, creeks, rivers,
lakes, limited availability. 1-888-389-
3504 x600
NC COOL WESTERN MOUNTAIN
NEAR GSMNP escape heat,
hurricanes & high prices. Luxury
chalet $260K, 1 acre under $60K.
Prudential Great Smokys Realty,
Bryson City. Call 877-476-6597
NC MOUNTAINS!! Log Cabins, E-
Z to finish 2&3 Bedrooms Chalets
on 1-2 acre sites: $19,900-
$149,900. Parcels available from 1-
7 acres w/million $$$ views!
$39,900-$119,900. Paved roads
utilities, Free Information. 828-256-
1004


NORTH GEORGIA MOUNTAINS
Homes, Cabins, Acreage, Lots,
Creek', Lakefront Properties.
Blairsville Realty P.O. Box 820,
Blairsville, GA 30514
wwCw.blairsvillereally.com Free
Brochure 800-637-5535 or e-mail:
smith991 'alllei nel
ONE Day's Drive Gatlinbirg
Tennessee! Own a Smoky
Mountain Luxury Vacation
Cabin/Chalet; earns up to
$150,000/yr rental income!
Mountain or lake views; lowest
taxes; high appreciation; No
Hurricanes! 1-800-239-2970
www.gatlinburgluxuryhomes.com
ONE Day's Drive Gatlinburg,
Tennessee! No Hurricanes
Smoky Mountain or Lake ,Views
vacation home can "pay its own
mortgage". Lowest taxes, high
appreciation! 1-800-239-2970
www.investmounts.com


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TENNESSEE's most beautiful
Riverfront with mountain views. 11
or 15 level acres with 700' each of
navigable waterfront. Horses OK.
$199,900/each. Realty Executives.
423-747-1180

Buildings
JC'S BUILDINGS, GARAGES,
BARNS, CARPORTS Starting $595.
Galvanized Steel. 2 Styles 13
Colors. Free Installation / Quote.
Open Saturdays. Florida certified
10year warranty available. 386-736-
0398; 1-866-736-7308.
jcscarportsandgarages.com
STEEL BUILDINGS: 5 Only 25x30,
30x40, 40x50, 45x80, 50x100 Must
Move Now! Selling for Balance
Owed!!! 1-800-462-7930 x45

Lots


BEAUTIFUL TENNESSEE
MOUNTAIN LOTS Breathtaking
Views River Access Ideal for
Fishing, Hunting, ATV, Horseback
Riding. Near Dale Hollow Lake
Perfect for Cabin Weekend Get-A-
Way. Utilities Great Investment
Property. Owner Financing From
$29,900 931-839-2968
DOUBLE YOUR INVESTMENTS IN
1 YEAR! 2,125 Residential Lots in
Gated Golf Communities. Excellent
Investment Opportunities in Fastest
Growing Areas of America. From
$3,995 Mel 800-211-0896
FOR SALE BY OWNER. Beautiful
North Georgia Mountain Lots. Call
for Free Information. 706-276-1823
NY CATSKILL MTN. Lake Lots!
20-acres Lake Access $89,900 5-
acres Lake Front $189,000 Beautiful
Mt, Lake views. 3/hrs to N.Y.C.
Owner terms avail 888-925-9262
www.upstateNYland.com
TENNESSEE LOTS 1-3 acre
Homesites at Introductory prices.
Deed restricted. comm. w/parks &
lakes, in beautiful Cumberland
County. Wooded, rolling hills, &
paved roads. Owrer financing, low
down payment. Call for information
1-888-806-8013 .www.TNLots.com
TENNESSEE MOUNTAIN LAND
Tennessee Land 'Located In The
Beautiful Cumberland Mountains
Owner Financing as low as $500
down! JDL Realty 931-946-2484
www.JDLRealty.com ,

Acreage
COUNTRY ACREAGE By Owner
5' Acre building tracts, mostly
wooded, EZ access located only 30
mins from N. Myrtle Beach $59,900
Owner Financing 803-473-7125
COUNTRY LIVING By Owher 2
Acres, New Ranch 4 Bdrms, 2 Baths
in Dry Wall Stage, Located in
'Southern Ohio $74,500, Owner
Financing 740-489-9146
FAWN LAKES, NY: 5 acres lake &
river access $15,900. 6 acres, on
lake $39,900. Financing available.
40 new properties. 1-888-683-2626.
Sira dfir-riny.cor .


FLORIDA LAND Starting at
$12,900 Financing Available. Over
150 Lots available in Counties of
Levy, Marion, Clay, Calhoun, Putman
& Highland. Realtors & Investors
welcome. 1-718-797-0807.
FLORIDA LAND: Naples/Golden
gate from $49,900. Best prices
guaranteed, 1 to 10 acres, 275
parcels, canal front, Owner finance,
25 min to beach Dave Huff Realty
800-957-6886 DaveHuff@aol.com
FLORIDA PROPERTIES Seller
must sell at prices below market
values. Let our loss be your gain.,
All offers considered. For list of
properties 954-914-0294 .
First Day
FOR SALE: 3.56 acres. 2 parcels
w/DWMH & shed or each. 1
handyman special, 1 needs minor
repairs. Can divide. $120,000 OBO.
Call 386-842-5124 or 386-842-5968
or 386-364-3687.
GEORGIA Washington County,
36.8ac w/1280sf home. Open,
wooded. 2 small ponds, 2 wells. A
steal! Only $140,000! Town &
Country Real Estate (478) 552-5681
www.tandcrealestate.cdm


GEORGIA HOMESITES' Secluded
3-20 acres. Paved. roads,
Hardwoods & pines. .Middle GA
area Starting $2950/acre. (Special
- 14 acre tract w/3 acre lake
$4950/acre.) Owner 912-529-6198
GEORGIA LAND Central 1-10 acre
tracts in beautiful wooded areas.
Enjoy the south's finest living.
Terrific investment w/financing
available. Starting $5,200 per acre.
Call 706-833-0204
KENTUCKY -.Murray, 192ac. Rolling
hills. Farm lease income, building
sites. Great hunting!
Water/Electric, close to Kentucky
Lake. #1 Retirement place in U.S.
$385,000 270-556E.-1'6


KENTUCKY .58 Beautiful riverfront
acres. Mature hardwood timber,
pasture fields, great runinr, &
fishing,. bl:a.ki.'p road,, electric
$116,000. 270-999-3072
LAND FOR SALE
Five acres: $50,000. Ten acres:
$100,000. Twenty acres: $175,000.
Planted pines & pond. Call 386-208-
0641
First Day
Live Oak, FL Property. 3.72 acres
at 7434 193rd Rd. Fenced off, with
*well; sep. system ,& power pole, on.
paved road. Also: part of 1200 sq. ft.
brick house not in livable condition.
'Great investment, lots of potential!
Appraised' at $70,500. Yours 'for
$52,900.00. Call Leo: 786-877-4733.
MID. TENN. MTS. 5+ Acres,
Excellent building site w/ woods,
breathtaking Vista's, Cool Mountain
Breeze and River Access, $39,900.
Owner Financing 772-263-3775 or 1-
800-763-0085. Ask about our Mini
Vacation

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NC LAND: 43acs, huge waterway,
dock; fish, ducks, deer. New 3 bed,
2 bath home; second homesite
nearby. Hour from Raleigh. $305K.
Pictures: owner@newbranch.com
919-693-8984



NC MOUNTAINS NEW LOG
CABIN, Custom Built Log Cabin
shell on 1.77 ac $84,900. Private
great views, huge trees: fin. avail.
own.brkr 828-286-1666


NY HORSE FARM LIQUIDATION.
67-acres $599,000 Turnkey
equestrian facility! Beautiful 4BR
home. Many barns indoor arena.
Gorgeous setting on country lane.
888-925-9262
http://horsefarm.upstatenyland.com


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


SUWANNEE VALLEY FARMS
Beautiful 5 Acre Tracts with Rolling
Hills and Live Oak Trees, Paved
Streets, Owner Financing Available.
Lake City; Florida. Call for a Free
Brochure 1-800-545-3501 Dicks
Realty

TENNESSEE BLUFF PARCELS 1
to 5 acre parcels from the' $40's.
Clubhouse, fitness center, nature
trails. 15 area golf courses. Great
four season climate. 866-800-4609


VA LAND: 12acs Riverfront, $58K,
30 minutes north of NC/VA line; near
Kerr Lake. Wooded, quiet, deer,
bear, turkey, stars. No Hurricanes.
Pictures: owner@newbranch.com
919-693-8984

WEST KENTUCKY Christian
County, 3,200ac hunting preserve,
Awesome deer & turkey hunting.
$1,600/ac for all! Call Owner 270-
556-3576







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ARNP or PA
ADVENT CHRISTIAN VILLAGE
FT position to work in a rural health
clinic with MD and PA; unrestricted
Florida license required. Duties
include on-call, weekend rotation,
and back up for long-term care
residents. Benefits include health,
dental, life, disability, savings, AFLAC
supplemental policies, access to on
site daycare and fitness facilities.
EOE;' Drug Free Workplace, Criminal
background checks required, Apply
in person at ACV Personnel
Department Mon thru Fri, 9:00 a.m.,
until 4:00 p.m., Carter Village Hall,
10680 CR 136, Dowling Park, FL; fax
resume to 386-658-5160; or visit
www.ACVillage.net

First Day
CDL Drivers needed for local and
regional.positions. A minimum of 2
years experience required. Drivers
home every weekend, avg. salary
$45-$50K per year. Also seeking a
full time mechanic and Owner
Operators. (386) 364-3250.

CLASS A CDL OTR DRIVERS
needed, two (2) years experience
required. Health insurance,
retirement, &'paid vacation.
Drug Free WorkPlace.
Call (386) 294-3411.
CLERICAL
Different Positions Available, All
Levels. Fax Resume to 386-755-
7911 or Call 386-755-1991 for an
app. Wal-Staf Personnel
First Day
CUSTOMER RELATIONS
REPRESENTATIVE
AmeriGas Propane Madi..on FL is
currently'accepting applications for a
detail oriented, customer focused
Customer Relations Representative.
Responsibilities include but are not
limited to customer interaction, data
entry, AP, A/R, payroll, inventory
maintenance and scheduling.
Requirements include a high school
diploma (or. equivalent). We onrer
comLpeiii'.'he aages. medical & dental
benehiIs. 401K savings plan and
liberal vacation & holiday policy. Drug
free work environment. EOE. Please
'fax resumes: Attention: SSM 850-
973-2254
First Day
DELIVERY REPRESENTATIVE
AmeriGas Propane Madison, FL is.
currently accepting applications for a
Delivery Representative., Candidate
will be responsible for but not limited
to delivering propane to our
customers. Requirements include a
high school diploma (or equivalent),
a valid CDL with hazmat and tanker
endorsements, a great driving record
and satisfactory completion of a DOT
physical, drug test and background,
check. We offer competitive wages,
medical & dental benefits, 401K,
savings plan and liberal vacation &
holiday policy. Drug free work
environment. EOE. Please fax
resumes:, Attention: SSM 850-973-
2254
Driver/Laborer
Waste Management, Inc.
Lake City/Gainesville
Has an immediate opening for a
hard working, flexible individual.to
fill the position of Driver/Lab6rer
for Lake City and Gainesville. This
position requires a minimum Class
B CDL with air brake endorsement.
Waste Management offers a full
benefits package including health '
insurance and 401-K plan. If you feel
you meet the requirements, please
apply by phone
1-877-220-JOBS (5627)
Sor online at
WWW.WMCAREERS.COM
EOE/ADA/DFWP
DRIVERS LCT WANTS YOU!
'OTR drivers, solos or teams. 3.
months experience & CDL-A / HAZ
required. Full benefits package.
2003-2005 Equipment: Call 1-800-
362-0159 LCTransportation.com
DRIVERS $1500.00 bonus.every 6
months. OTR, New Equipinent, 1
Year Experience Class A with tank &
hazmat. 100% food grade, carrier.
Call 877-882-6537.
www.oakleytransport.com
First Day
DRIVERS & CONTRACTORS:Home
through the week! Drop & Hook
Loadsl Great Pay/Benefitsl CDL-A,'3
yrs exp.
browntrucking.com 770-344-2028
First Day
Drivers: Great Pay, Bonus Prgm!
Solos: Avg': $900 $1100/wk.
Teams: Guaranteed 5200mi/wkly.
Owner/Ops Welcomel CDL-A 2yrs.
Exp. Required Anita: 800-451-5529
DRIVERS: Home Every Weekend!
.41 Loaded/.37 Empty .01 Loaded
Miles Tarp Pay, Health, Life, Dental,
401K. Monthly Bonuses. CDL-A; lyr
Exp. Grayson Mitchell 800-434-1882
DRYWALL HANGERS NEEDED.
Top Pay, Steady Work. Call 386-362-
1849, leave msg.
First Day
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Position: ACCOUNTANT
General Responsibilities: The
incumbent will process: financial
transactions of the organization on
the General Ledger computer
fsystem,.perform audit and checking
functions in accordance with
instructions, issue vendor payments
and travel reimbursements as


necessary and prepare and issue
financial reports as directed.
Submit Resume to: Suwannee
River Economic Council, Inc., P.O.
Box 70, Live Oak, Florida 32064.-
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Persons with disabilities are
encouraged to apply for employment.
Should special accommodations be
necessary, please call 386-362-4115
- Voice/TDD.
Deadline for Receipt of Resume:
July 31, 2006-4:30 P.M.


FLOOR TECHNICIAN
Seeking person for cleaning, buffing,
stripping, waxing of floors. Will assist
with other housekeeping duties as
assigned. Full time. Monday-Friday
normal schedule. Will need to work
occasional evening, nights and
weekend hours. Must be dependable
person able to accomplish
assignments independently and to
work crri'oriabiy with elderly &
handicapped persons. Contact
Bobby Roberts, 512 W. Main St.,
Mayo, FL. 386-294-3300.
S First Day
managers





TACO
HBELLA


GENERAL MANAGER POSITION
Successful and Growing local Fast
Food establishment is seeking
experienced management
candidates for.the position of
General Manager. Aggressive
Salary + bonus and benefit
package For immedale .
considerallorn pply onlhne ,
www leammomex com or lax your
resume to 386-755-2296

FT Maintenance Technician
Advent Christian Village
658-JOBS (5627)

FT maintenance technician. High
school diploma or equivalent
desired.. Experience in
HVAC/mechanical required,
industrial and residential desired.
Valid Florida driver's license
required. Position will include call-
in/on-call responsibilities.
Competitive benefits include
health, dental, life, disability,
.savings, AFLAC supplemental
policies, access to onsite daycare
and fitness facilities, EOE; Drug
Free. Workplace. Criminal
background checks required. Apply
in person at ACV Personnel
Department Mon. thru Fri, 9:00
a.m. until 4:00 p.m., Carter Village
Hall, 10680 Dowling Park Drive,
Dowling Park, FL; fax resume to
(386) 658-5160 or visit
www.ACVillage.net


First Day
IMMEDIATE OPPORTUNITY FOR
REST AREA ATTENDANTS
Are you reliable, able to work a PT
or FT flexible schedule and pass a
background screening? Must have
dependable transportation, a home
or cell phone and can lift up to
351bs. Working under a shift
supervisor, you will be trained in
janitorial engineering duties
including cleaning, sanitation, and,
debris disposal. Uniforms provided,
$6.40, O/T available.

'ADA/EOE/Drug free work place.
Apply in person at: Comprehensive
Community Services, Inc., 506
'South Ohio Avenue, Live Oak,
Florida 32064.

INDUSTRIAL
New to Lake City or Live Oak? Tired
of looking for work on your own?
Various positions available/All Shifts,
Must be able to lift up to 701bs.
Please call 386-755-1991 for appt
Drug Screens & Backgrd check req.

INSTRUCTIONAL COORDINATOR
Of Criminal Justice Program
WANTED AT
N. FL. COMMUNITY COLLEGE
MADISON, FLORIDA

Partial duties include: scheduling
of instructors, courses and facilities;
maintenance of records; teach
classes as needed; participate in
department and college activities.

Qualifications: Hold or have held
Certification from CJ.STC in one or
more fields and have a minimum of
two years experience in the field.
Must have current certification as
CJSTC OMS instructor. High
Liabilities a plus. BA/BS Degree
preferred. Entire job description on
website.

Send applications to: Director HR,
NFCC, 325 NW Turner Davis Drive,


Madison, Florida 32340. Application


NOBLES GREENHOUSE
& NURSERY
Has a -part time sales position
available. Enjoy working with
beautiful plants and wonderful
customers in a great environment!
Employee discount, holiday and
vacation pay. If you love oecople,
plants and the outdoors please apply
in person al 9248 1291n Road, Live,
Oak. Drug free workplace.

STAFF ASSISTANT
WANTED AT
NFL. COMMUNITY COLLEGE
MADISON, FLORIDA

Partial .duties:. Responsible for
providing secretarial, record
keeping arid administrative
assistance.

Qualifications Include: HS
Diploma or GED with minimum of
two (2) years of clerical experience
required. Associate Degreeo one
(1) year certificate in Office
Admrnistraiion preferred. See Web
site for complete :ob description
Sand details.' ":' :

Send applications to: Director HR,
NFCC, 325 NW Turner Davis Drive,
.Madison, Florida 32340. Application
packet requires'letter, resume and
application. Application is available
on website at www.nfcc.edu.

Applications must be
received by July 28,2006. EOE

First Day
drivers
WHAT'S IN YOUR
WALLET?
IS IT ENOUGH??
Don't You Deserve:
Super Pay & Benefits
Home Every Weekend
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Sign On Bonus
80% Drop & Hook
Immediate Rider Program
CDL/A 2 Years OTR
Call Today To Get Yoursl!
Shoreline Transportation
877-208-9176


Peanut Inspection Aides

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT
OF AGRICULTURE
Is now accepting applications for
seasonal positions as peanut
inspection aides and samplers in the
O'Brien, Lee, and Jasper areas.
Please call 800-782-3240 ext 261.
Leave your name, number, and the
area you would be interested in
working. An EEO/AA Employer.
First Day
RN SUPERVISOR
SUWANNEE MEDICAL PERSONNEL
Experienced RN, Clinical Supervisor
for Medicare Home Health Agency.
Please call Rose or Martha @ (386)
755-1544.

TILE & MARBLE
Well established company looking
For the right employee!!
Installer/Assistant
Must have experience
Must be able to lift 701bs.
Reliable transportation
Smoke free environment
Please-call 386-755-1991 for appt.
Drug screen/Backgrd req.

TRUCK DRIVER WANTED
w/CDL license to make local
deliveries & handle hardware, lumber
& building materials. Excellent
benefits such as profit sharing, 401K,
paid vacation, etc. W.B.Howland Co.,
Inc., PO Box 700, Live Oak, FL
32064. (386) 362-1235.

First Day
TWO CDL DRIVERS. At least 2 yrs.
experience. Bonus, home most
nights. Call AUGUSTIN'S
TRUCKING 386-965-0675 or 386-
754-0374

PARTS HELPER NEEDED-
Computer exp. (Quickbooks),
understand parts breakdowns, be
able to operate forklift, etc. Send
resumes to PO Box 1300, Live Oak,
FL 32064


EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST
LOOKING FOR A FULFILLING,
PURPOSEFUL JOB SERVING
YOUR COMMUNITY?
Comprehensive Community Services
is seeking a qualified individual to fill
a six month, temporary, part time, up
to 25 "hours position as an
Employment Specialist working
under contract to provide
employment services to clients with
disabilities with the possibility of
becoming a permanent position.
Incentive base pay after training
period. Must have a BA degree with
major in business, nursing,
education, behavioral or
rehabilitative science. Experience in
one of the previously mentioned
fields shall substitute on a year for.
basis for the required college
education. Valid Florida driver's
license and insurance. Capable of
working independently and able to
work flexible hours and days. Must
have effective interpersonal and
communication skills, ability to
analyze work tasks, strong desire to
work vith people with disabilities and
have the physical abilities /to help
consumers at job sites. Must pas. all
background screening.
ADA/EOE/Drug free work place.
Apply in person at: Comprehensive
Community Services, 506 South
Ohio Avenue, Live Oak, Florida
32064

EXPERIENCED SALES PERSON
wanted for Janitorial and Linen
Supply Company. For more
information go to
www.floridasupply.com or fax resume.
to 386-478-0250


Madison, Florida 32340. Application
packet' requires letter, resume and
application. Application is available
on website at www.nfcc.edu.

Applications must be
received by July 28, 2006. EOE


INSURANCE AGENT NEEDED
Duties involve commercial
insurance with well established,
locally owned, independent
insurance agent. 440 or 220
license required. Salary, Health
Benefits and- Retirement Plan.
Please apply at Jordan Insurance
Agency. 386-362-4143

First Day
JUVENILE PROBATION OFFICER
Full-time Non-Career Servic position
with the Dept. of Juvenile Justice
working with delinquent youth that
are processed .thru the Judicial
System. A four year college degree
and a cleared background screening
check is required. Applicants must
have reliable transportation and the
flexibility to work in either Suwannee
or Columbia Counties. Mail State of
Florida application to Tom Witt, 690
E. Duval St., Lake City, FL 32055 fax:
386-758-1532.


LEGAL SECRETARY
Busy law firm in need of experienced
Legal secretary. Immediate
employment. Excellent benefits. Fax
resume to: (386) 755-4524.

Maintenance
HELP WANTED maintenance man
with knowledge of plumbing, electric
and carpentry. Tdols required.
Transportation a must. Drug free
workplace. Call (386) 330-2567

First Day


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Survival tips for parents of college-bound kids


(ARA) You once
savored that wonderful
time of the year when
your youngsters went
back'to school. Ah, the
free time ... at last some
emotional and. financial
relief from keeping the
kids entertained


throughout the summer!
But now your bundle of.
joy is college-bound aiid
you both face new,
monumental challenges.
In a recent study by
Key Education
Resources, 66 percent of
parents are surprised by


the cost of ancillary
expenses like books,
utilities, groceries,.
entertainment, cell
phones, computer
software, transportation
and.travel. If it/s
starting to look like
your only hope of
/


continued solvency is to
disown your offspring,
don't despair. With
planning and creativity,
you can both survive
back-to-school days at
the college level.
Here are five tips to
take you through that
first, most challenging
semester:
1. Buy all your child's
needed books at the
beginning of the
semester. Buying books
immediately will help
your student stay on
top of reading
assignments and avoid
the stress of hunting for
out of stock books. If
the cost of buying new
on campus leaves you
gasping for air, consider
buying used or discount
shopping online.
2. If your family tells
you how proud they are
that Tommy or Susie is
college bound, smile
sweetly and ask them to
get involved. Encourage
everyone to gather up
loose change


throughout their homes
- the average American
household has about
$99 in spare change -
and donate it to the
cause. Equip your
youngster's dorm room
with a coin jar where
your new freshman can
also save spare change.
Get free coin counting
now at supermarket
Coinstar machines by
applying the coins
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of particular interest to
college students, like
Amazon.com, iTunes,
Eddie Bauer, Pier 1
Imports. Linens 'n
Things,.
Borders / Waldenbooks
and even Starbucks. To
find a Coinstar location
near you, visit
www.coinstar.com.
3. Forego the cost of
putting a telephone in
your student's
apartment, or dorm
room, since he or she
probably already has a
cell phone. Parents can
pre-load minutes on
pay-as-you go plans to
prevent unexpectedly
.huge cell phone bills.
Plan regular calls home
during free-minute
times like evenings and
weekends.
4. Set up a prepaid
VISA or MasterCard as
their primary money
source and limit their
credit card for
emergency use. Prepaid
cash cards teach
budgeting and can be
set up for rapid money
transfer from home.
Coinstar machines offer
a pay-as-you-go card
where you can set up a
dual account. Parents
load at the machine or
online, and the students
can immediately use the
card. Encourage and
help him or her to stay
within budget, rather
than building debt
through the emergency,
credit card. Make sure
he or she is aware that
credit card companies
may come on campus to
solicit business. No
matter how good the
introductory deal may
seem, irresponsible use
of a credit card will
have them (or you)
paying for their largess
for years to come.
5. Reduce student
stress levels by
encouraging your child
to establish good study
habits such as planning
a routine time to study,
showing up for every
class, using on-campus
study.resources and not
overloading themselves
with a heavy schedule.
Promote better listening
in class by arming your
child with a tape
recorder. The recorder
will help ensure he or
she doesn't try to write
down every word the
professor says, but
rather listens to the
whole lesson and
focuses on key points
for later review.
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SEARS HOME IMPROVEMENT nas
openings for inside marketing reps.
PT positions. Earn great money
talking to customers. Call 1-800-
379-8310. Retirees always
welcome. EOE/DFWP
SPRINKLER FITTERS NEEDED
Immediately Orlando Jacksonville
Tampa.: Excellent pay, steady work,
health & dental, Up to 6 weeks paid
vacation, 401k, bonuses, more! Call
Matt 888-276-7801
SERVICE TECH NEEDED-Needs
electrical exp (3-phase), must be
able to read wiring diagrams & have
welding exp. Send resumes to PO
Box 1300, Live Oak, FL 32064
First Day
ROOFERS & FRAMERS NEED.
Full-time. Call 386-362-7886
or 386-623-0045.

PART-TIME LIBRARY AIDE II
BRANFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY

Suwannee County is currently
seeking applicants for the position of
regular part-time Library Aide II at
the Branford Public Library. The
applicant will work approximately
four (4) days per week and also be
used as a substitute. Minimum
qualifications include graduation from
a standard high school, and
experience with the Internet and
computer software. Library
experience desired. Experience with
children (preschool to young adult)
also preferred. Duties include
circulation clerical functions, a
variety of technical library
assignments and service to the
public.. Salary is $6.80 to $10.24 per
hour depending on qualifications and
.experience. Interested applicants
may obtain an application at the
Branford Public Library, 703 N.W.
Suwannee Ave., Branford, or at the
Suwannee County Administrative
Services Department, 224 Pine Ave.,
Live Oak, FL 32064, telephone (386)
362-6869. Applicants are
encouraged to submit resumes,
letters of reference and other
biographical information with their
applications. All applications must be
returned to the Administrative
Services Department in Live Oak.
Position will remain open until filled.
Successful completion of a drug test
is a condition of employment.
EEO/AA/V/D.

First Day
PART-TIME LIBRARY AIDE II
JENNINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY

SHamilton County is currently seeking.
applicants for the position of regular
part-time Library Aide II at the
Jennings Public Library. The
applicant will work approximately 10
hours per week regularly and also be
used as a substitute during other
days of the week when needed.
Minimum qualifications include
gradualion from a standard high
school, ability to type and experience
with Internet and computer software.
Library experience is desired. Salary
is. $6.80 to $10.24 per hour
depending on qualifications and
experience. Interested applicants
may obtain an application at the
Jennings, White Springs or Jasper
Public Libraries, or at the Suwannee
County Administrative Services
Department, 224 Pine Ave., Live
Oak, FL 32064, telephone (386) 362-
6869. Applicants are encouraged to
submit resumes, letters of reference
and other biographical information
with their applications. All
applications must be returned to the
Administrative Services Department
in Live Oak. Position will remain
open until filled. Successful
completion of a drug test is a
condition of employment.
EEO/AA/V/D.

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

*Examples of available jobs:
Deboner: $9.26
Packers: $8.71
Warehouse: $9.06
Night Sanitation: $9.06
Live Hangers: $11.20
Maintenance: $9.20-$14.00
*Includes Perfect Attendance
Bonus of $.95/hour

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

Apply Now!!!
Gold Kist Inc.
19740 US Hwy 90W.
Live Oak, Florida 32060
English 386-208-0205
Espanol 386-208-0190
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
EOE-AA-M-F-V-D

APPLICATIONS also ACCEPTED
Employment CONNECTIONS
LOCATIONS:
1416 N. Ohio Ave. 200 W.Base
Live Oak, FL Madison, FL


First Day
READY FOR A POSITION WITH
RESPONSIBILITY AND
FREEDOM?
Are you interested in being trained to
teach adults with physical and
developmental challenges? Must
have a high school or GED diploma
and a minimum of two years
experience in the education, child
care, medical, psychiatric, nursing
S fields or working with people with
developmental disabilities.
Competitive wage and excellent
benefits. Must pass all background
screening. ADA/EOE/Drug Free work


place. Apply in person at:
comprehensive Community Services,
506 South Ohio Avenue, Live Oak,
Florida
THE FLYER, SOUTH (Miami)
Florida's best read-shopping weekly
magazine is looking for a Lead
Electrical/Mechanical Technician for
our Press department. Technician
will be responsible. for the
maintenance and repair of our Press
equipment. This position requires
experience in maintaining and
troubleshooting electrical and
mechanical systems in industrial
machines. Must be able to read and
understand; Machinery maintenance
manuals, blue prints, and electrical
schematics. Responsible for
repairing and performing


preventative maintenance of 2 Goss
Community presses, 1 Didde press,
2 Creo Trendsetter News 70 CTP
units, and various other pressrooni
associated equipment. Must have at
least 5 years of mechanical and
preventative maintenance
experience on Goss Community
presses. Candidate must be able to
read electrical blueprints and
schematics. Education: High School
Diploma., Trade School or
Mechanical Degree a .plus.
Relocation package available. Your
talents will be rewarded with:
Competitive Pay Excellent
Benefits: Medical/ Dental/ Vision/
Life. Insurance Company matched
401(k) Employee Stock Program
Paid Vacation and More! The Flyer


is a drug-tree workplace. Drug lests
and Background Checks conducted.
Please e-mail resume and 4
references to careers@theflyer.com
or fax to 305-254-8252 Equal
Employment Opportunity Employer





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