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Property is worse than ever neighbor says

Former Huddle House property has been vacant for most of the last decade


By BRYAN BOUKARI
Today Reporter
ALACHUA When the former Huddle
House property in Alachua began to look
more like an unmanaged truck stop than a
vacant lot in 2005, truck parking on the site
was curtailed.
But the assistant manager of a
neighboring motel said the site is more of
an eyesore today than it was nearly two
years ago.
"We have lost business in both hotels


Bond


lowered,


Grapski


released


By BRYAN BOUKARI
Today Reporter


ALACHUA Aftei 11 days in jail,
political activist Charles Grapski was
released Friday. The move came just
three days after Grapski was hospitalized
due to deteriorating health apparently
stemming from a hunger strike while in
jail.
S' Grapski had been in
the Alachua County jail
with a bond of$60,000.
SArrested by Alachua
Police Chief Robert
S Jernigan on Aug. 13 on
charges of battery on
Grapski law enforcement
officers, Grapski was taken to the jail.
But following a first appearance hearing
on Aug. 14, Grapski was charged by jail
officials with two additional felony
counts for resisting officers and battery.
Aside from being held on a $60,000 bail,
Grapski was ordered to have a mental
health evaluation.
Bond for the six felonies and two
additional misdemeanors was reduced
GRAPSKI on page A2


High Springs

receives Tree

City USA

designation
By DAN REID
Today Reporter
HIGH SPRINGS The National
Arbor Day Foundation has named High
Springs a Tree City USA only a year
after a Tree Board was organized in the
city.
A Tree City is sponsored by the
National Arbor Day Foundation in
cooperation with the United States
Department of Agriculture's (USDA)
Forest Service and the National
Association of State Foresters. The
designation provides Tree City recipients
with direction, technical assistance, and
national recognition for urban and
community forestry programs.
High Springs Tree Board member
Sue Weller said the designation will
improve public image in High Springs
and instill community pride in the city.
Weller said High Springs will garner
more attention as a result of the recent
award.
DESIGNATION on page A6


-due to the looks of the [Huddle House]
property," said Virginia Brandon, an
assistant manager with Days Inn motel.
Both the Days Inn and the adjacent
Royal Inn are owned by the same person,
and both abut the now vacant Huddle
House site. Having spent well over a
decade working at the Days Inn, Brandon
said she's seen many changes to the
neighboring property over the years. As
time goes on, conditions on the property
seem to worsen by Brandon's account.


"People who book rooms online see
pictures of our motel, then they drive up
and don't feel safe at all," said Brandon
who added that just such occurrences
happen twice a week or more.
The Huddle House property has clearly
become overgrown as weeds have grown
into the crumbling parking lot. Boards that
were installed to keep trucks from parking
on the site are now. falling apart. Grass
throughout the property is knee to waist
HUDDLE HOUSE on page A8


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Days Inn assistant manager Virginia Johns has growing concerns
about the deteriorating conditions of the Huddle House property.



Commission



gets first glance



at sex shop law


By DAN REID
Today Reporter
HIGH SPRINGS After
months of waiting the much
anticipated adult entertainment
ordinance, which is supposed to
define where sex shops can
locate in High Springs, was
brought to City Commissioners
during last Thursday's
Commission meeting at City
Hall.
One of the purposes of the
proposed ordinance is to


ELLEN BOUKARI/Alachua County Today
The traditional turning of the soil at the site of the proposed Archer Community Center
marked the official beginning of the project that has been in the planning stages since
2003. The groundbreaking ceremony drew a large crowd of Archer residents and area
dignitaries who gathered in celebration of the event.


By ELLEN BOUKARI
Today Executive Editor
ARCHER Fourteen identical gold
painted shovels lay on the parched grass,
glistening in the late morning sun as a
community's dream came closer to reality.
Last Saturday was a good day in Archer
as area residents and guests gathered at the
future site of the Archer Community Center


Longtime city


attorney retiring

By DAN REID
Today Reporter


Pendland


HIGH SPRINGS During what
was High Springs City Attorney Jim
Pendland's final city commission
meeting, Commissioner Jim Gabriel
remarked that Pendland's personal-
ized manner in dealing with citizens
and issues was always one of .the
constants in the community.
"That helped to define High
Springs," said Gabriel.


Pendland, 65, will leave the position he has held
for over 20 years on Sept. 7. Current Mayor Tom


PENDLAND on page A9


to mark the official groundbreaking of the
project. It was a day long in coming for this
town of 1,300 people that has some
residents hoping the center will not only
bring a greater sense of community to the
town, but will also will serve as a multi-
purpose facility, offering a place to hang
out, hold town meetings, and offer indoor
CENTER on page A2


protect the City of High Springs
from possible litigation
regarding adult entertainment
businesses locating in the area.
Another key aspect of the
ordinance is operating hours.
The ordinance requires that an
adult store must be closed from
11 p.m. to 9 a.m. to ensure that
High Springs remains a safe
community during the
overnight hours.
SEX SHOPS on page A8


Commissioners


say 'no' to fire



rate increase


By DAN REID
Today Reporter
NEWBERRY Fire
assessment rates will stay the
same for Newberry residents
and businesses thanks to
Newberry City Commissioners
who decided Monday night not
to increase the rates for the
upcoming fiscal year.
In a three to two decision,
Commissioners Bill Conrad,


Lois Forte, and Monty
Farnsworth voted in favor of
not raising the assessment,
while Commission members
Joe Hoffman and Alena
Lawson cast the dissenting
votes on the measure. With the
Commission's decision
homeowners will pay the
current rate of $50 for the
upcoming year toward
FIRE RATE on page A6'


The Dog Days of summer


National Dog Day comes to
High Springs
By DAN REID
Today Reporter
HIGH SPRINGS Man's best friend was on
prominent display on the grounds of the High
Springs Civic Center on Sunday as area residents
celebrated National Dog Day. High Springs was
one of many communities around the country that
hosted events to raise awareness of dogs and pet
adoption.
At the High Springs event, dog owners were
proudly displaying their pets during a doggie
parade around the grassy confines surrounding
the Civic Center. People enjoyed live music, a
dog costume contest, and vendors selling dog-
related items.
Colleen O'Fallon of Sweet Paws Bakery was
DOG DAYS on page A2


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Tina Corbett, left, talks about her dogs Rocky
and Bullwinkle with volunteer Lizzie Stallibrass
during National Dog Day on Sunday.


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A2 ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY COMMUNITY CORNER THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 2007




Community Corner


Meetings & Events in the Heartlands


PUBLIC MEETINGS
mArcher Meets the 2nd and 4th
Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at
City Hall, 16870 SW 134 Ave.
*Alachua (City) Meets the 1st
and 3rd Monday of each month at 7
p.m. at City Hall.
iAlachua County Meets the 2nd
and 4th Tuesday of each month at 9
a.m. at the County Administration
Building, 12 SE 1st Street, Room
209, Gainesville. Citizen
comments are taken at 9:30 a.m.
and 5:30 p.m.
*Gainesville Meets the 2nd and
4th Monday of each month at 1
p.m. at City Hall Auditorium, 200
East University Avenue.
*Hawthorne Meets the 1st
Monday of each month at 6:36
p m at City Hall.
mHigh Springs Meets the 2nd
and 4th Thursday of each month at
6:30 p.m. in City Hall.
ELaCrosse Meets the 2nd
Monday of each month at 7:30
p.m. at Town Hall.
EMicanopy Meets the 2nd
Tue-dj', of each month at 7:30
p m at To\',n Hall.
ENectberrn Meets the 2nd and
-Ith Monday of each month at 7
p.m. at Ctr, Hall
EWaldo Meets the 2nd Tuesday
of each month at 7 p.m. at Yerkes
Center.


Jesse says, "The irony of life is
that by the time you're old
enough to know you way around
you're not going anywhere."

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*AARP Driver Safety Program
monthly classes cost $10. The two-
day, eight-hour classroom
instruction refines driving skills and
develops defensive driving
techniques. The three-year
certificate qualifies graduates for an
auto insurance discount. Call 352-
333-3036 for information and to
register for a class. Gainesville
Classes: Sept. 17 & 18, 9 a.m. to 1
p.m.; Sept. 20 & 21, 9 a.m. to 1
p.m.; Oct. 9 & 10, 12 noon to 4
p.m.; Nov. 29 & 30, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
EThe Alachua County Crisis Center
is seeking volunteers to become
Crisis Line Counselors. Sixty hours
of in-depth training are provided.
This is an opportunity to impact the
lives of fellow community members
and to gain life-enhancing
communication skills. The next
training class begins Saturday, Sept.
8. Contact Ali Martinez at 352-264-
6782 or visit http://crisiscenter
volunteer.alachuacounty.us for
more information.
EThe Alachua Lions Club
meetings are held weekly on
Thursday at 7 p.m. The weekly
meetings are held at the clubhouse
located at 15115 NW 142 Terrace
(Lions Club Terrace). If you are
interested in becoming a member of
the Alachua Lions Club, please join
us for a meeting or call 386-462-
7178. Lions are men and women
who volunteer their time to
humanitarian causes in their local
and world community.
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Hello Newcomers!!!
Are you looking to move
to the Alachua, High
Springs, or Newberry
areas???? If so be sure to
stop by our office in High
Springs. We have lots to
choose from in every price
range, whether you are
looking for land, a mobile
home, a vacation place by a
river or lake or a site built
home. Our dedicated staff is
ready seven days a week to
find just the right home for
your family.
Do you have a child who
is getting ready to enroll in
an area college or the
university? Let us show you
how to save, or maybe even
earn some tuition money by
purchasing property for your
student to share with
roommates during his/her
college years.
We have an in-house
mortgage professional with
many financing programs
and a title company affili-
ation for convenient one-
stop shopping.
Inventory has never been
higher, so let our
professional agents negotiate
the best deal for you right
now.
While you are looking
for property, be sure to check
out Alachua's great
restaurants on Main Street.
We love them all and there is
something for everyone's
taste from Pizza to
Seafood, Sandwiches to Fine
Italian dining or casual
Conestogas' fare. Enjoy.

Linda is a licensed attorney,
mediator and realtor. Sop by ERA
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Memorial Park Join the
Celebration! The Douglass High
School Alumni Association and
the Community of High Springs
invite you to join in a
Commemorative and Dedication
Service for the late Catherine L.
Taylor. The commemorative
service will be Friday, Sept. 7 at
7:30 p.m. at Mt. Olive Missionary
Baptist Church. Dedication of the
park will be Saturday, Sept. 8 at 11
a.m. at the old Douglass School
Site.
Please wear your Douglass
Colors or t-shirts (orange & black)
Fun, Food, & Enjoyment for
everyone.
*The Cub Scouts of Pack 88
invite you to a special meeting at
Alachua Elementary School
Cafeteria on Thursday, Aug. 30 at 7
p.m.
If you want your son to have
some fun, excitement, outdoor
opportunities, and a chance to
participate in a program in which he
doesn't always have to win -
instead, he learns about "Do your
best" and how to be helpful to
others then we have just the
program for you! Now is your
chance to get him involved and
signed up for Cub Scouting! For
more information about how your
son can join, please contact Orlando
Lanni at 386-462-1947 or Mary
Grady at 386-462-7879.
EFlemming, Osteen, Raulerson &
Crosier Reunion will be held
Sunday, Sept. 16 at O'leno State
Park, High Springs, FL. Lunch will
be between Noon and 1 p.m. at the
dining hall with a kitchen. Thecost
will be $4 to get in for a carload up


one of the vendors who joined
in on the fun. O'Fallon's store,
which has done sales online for
the past two years, and in
September will open a store in
Gainesville, had a wide variety
of tasty treats for dogs of all
sizes.
The Alachua County
Humane Society was on site
with a tent sheltering numerous
dogs that were waiting to find a
good howie. Heather Oliboi'



to eight people. Please bring food
and drink to share and we will see
you there!
EThe High Springs Chapter of
AARP is meeting on Thursday,
Sept 13, at 10:30 am. Covered
dish luncheon served. Meeting
place is the First Presbyterian
Church fellowship hall on Main
Street. The program presentation is
on donor organs. Contact
information is 386-454-5564.
*Help out the High Springs
Community School's 5th Grade
Butterfly and Hummingbird
garden with donations from your
gardens. Contact John Fox, 5th
Grade Science teacher at
johnney5@windstream.net.
Community support in our schools
is an essential part of our success as
a community.
EMebane Homecoming '07 will
be holding a Fall Festival on
Saturday Nov. 24 in Alachua.
Vendors and organizations are
invited to share expertise and
products by participating in this
festival. Standard booths will be
$35. To reserve a booth or simply
get more information, contact Marie
Calhoun at 386-462-2539.
EThird Annual Orange & Blue
Pageant will be held Friday, Sept.
14 at the Best Western Gateway
Grand, 4200 NW 97th Boulevard,
Gainesville.
The theme of the pageant is
"Making a Differ ence" Scholarship
Pageant for Young Ladies Ages 13
to 24.
Junior Miss (13-15) Queen will
receive a $300 prize. Teen Miss
(16-19) will receive a $500 prize.
Miss (20-24) Queen will receive a


said events like Sunday's gives
individuals opportunities to
offer a loving home for an
animal.
"Every animal should get a
chance to have a good home,"
said Oliboni.
The cost for adopting a
puppy or dog from the Humane
Society is $100. The cost
includes sterilization, shots, one
month of pet insurance, and a
goodie bag that contains five


$1,000 prize.
Applications can be picked up
at these locations: Facials and More
by Jodie at the Best Western
Gateway Grand, 352-367-0663 or
Barbara Franklin, 107 North Main
Street, Gainesville, 352-271-1116.
*Employers sought for 18th
Annual Job Fair at SFCC Local
businesses are invited to table at the
18th Annual Job Fair at Santa Fe
Community College, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
on Thursday, Aug. 30. The event
will be held at the SFCC gym,
Building V, and is hosted by the
college's Career and Job Placement
Service. This event typically draws
more than 1,500 potential job
seekers, who come armed with their
resumes and dressed for success.
Businesses represent industries as
diverse as health care, retail, waste
disposal, and business. Participation
is free. Booth space is usually 8 feet
by 4 feet. Contact Bruce Gordon
by Aug. 24 at the latest to reserve
your space. For more information,
visit http://admin.sfcc.edu/
-placement or contact Bruce
Gordon at 352-395-5822.
EMedicare Presentation SHINE
(Serving Health Insurance Needs
of Elders), a service of the Florida
Dept. of Elder Affairs, will present
information about Medicare on
Monday, Sept.17 at 3:30 p.m. at the
High Springs branch library. If you
or a friend or family member are
about, to become eligible for
Medicare, you will have some
decisions to make about options that
you can explore between now and
the end of the year. The Medicare
Part D prescription coverage will be
discussed, as well as additional


pounds of food.
Area resident Tina Corbett
used the event as a showcase
for her dogs, Rocky and
Bullwinkle. Corbett said she
was planning to put Bullwinkle
in an event contest and was
hopeful the 155 pound dog
would become the most famous
dog in the county.
"We hope to make
Bullwinkle the most famous
dog in Alachua," said Corbett.


sources of prescription assistance.
Also presented will be information
on state programs to help pay for
Medicare health and prescription
coverage.
*MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers
and younger) welcomes you! Join
us on Tuesday, Sept. 6 and every
first Thursday from 9 a.m. to 11:30
a.m. at High Springs 1st Baptist
Church. Meetings are for moms
between the stages of pregnancy
and with young children of
kindergarten age. Cost is $7 per
meeting (to cover general operating-
cost). Childcare provided.
mThe Santa Fe High School Class
of 1987 will be celebrating their 20-
year reunion on Oct. 5 and 6. SFHS
Homecoming Game Friday night;
Midday Family Barbecue on
Saturday, and dinner and dancing
Saturday evening. For ticket
information, contact Tina "Frazier"
Mallory at 404-819-1936,
KatrinaFrazier@yahoo.com or Kim
"Hines" Lege at 352-262-4879,
kim05569@yahoo.com
*The'North Florida Koi Club will
hold a Koi Auction on Saturday,
Sept. 8 at Jarmon's, 7060 Beach
Blvd, between University Blvd and
Parental Home Rd, in Jacksonville,
FL. Phone 904-724-0350 for
directions. The Auction will start at
1 p.m. after a club meeting at noon.
Meet some of Florida's most
experienced Koi keepers, learn
about these beautifully colored
"Jewels of the Orient," and
purchase quality Koi at great prices.
Hot dogs and drinks on site. For
more info call 904-379-6889 or visit
ww.nfkc.info


ContidmpageA Norita Davis donates $100,000 to project


recreation for children and
seniors as well as a place to
mingle and make connections.
It will also provide a new focus
for the town and become an
important element of the town's
quality of life.
The list of people attending
the groundbreaking was
reminiscent of a who's who of
local dignitaries, including
State Representative Chuck
Chestnut IV, Alachua. County
Clerk of the Court Buddy Irby,
and Alachua County Property
Appraiser Ed Crapo. Speakers
included Archer Vice-Mayor
Samuel Clark,
Archer Recreation
Development Chairperson and
former city commissioner
Roberta Lopez, Alachua County
Commissioner Paula Delaney,
and Alachua County Sheriff
Sadie Damell.
The community center will
sit on the five-acre parcel of
land at the comer of Church
Street and Highway 27/41. The
existing brick building on the


site was constructed under the
Works Progress Administration
(WPA) in 1936 and was
originally the gymnasium for
the old Archer High and
Elementary School. The high
school closed its doors in the
early 1950s and many of the
buildings were torn down,
leaving only the red brick
gymnasium.
Lopez, who moved to the
area in 2000 with her family,
recounted the longstanding
dream of a community center in
Archer, outlined the process of
developing plans for the facility
and of fundraising activities
conducted. Many in the
audience lauded Lopez for, her
determination in bringing the
project to fruition. Under
Lopez's leadership, $320,481 in
grant funding was obtained
from the State of Florida
Historic Preservation Board, as
well as additional fundraising
endeavors. About Lopez's
fundraising tenacity,
Commissioner Delaney said,


"She never takes no for an
answer."
An additional $100,000 was
received from Norita Davis, a
former teacher at Archer
Elementary and widow of Ron
Davis, who was instrumental in
making the 'Santa Fe
Community College Davis
Center in Archer a reality
through a donation of land and
cash.
Davis'received a certificate
of appreciation for her support
of the community center. Davis
said she was inspired by Lopez
and the importance of the
community center to the area,
adding "the future of the
community is in our children."
The community center
project has been divided into
two phases, with Phase 1 to
include restoration of the roof,
windows, doors and the floor of
the gymnasium. Phase 2 is
expected to include a
skateboard park, a shuffleboard
court, picnic area, walking
paths, play equipment for


children and a community
swimming pool. In total, funds
received, including that raised
at the community level comes
to $660,000 an amount the
board initially believed was
sufficient for Phase 1 of the
project. However, once bids
were received, board members
were dismayed ,to learn the
amount was estimated at
$950,000.
Even in the face of a
$300,000-plus shortfall, the
board is undeterred, and has
plans to take their case to
Tallahassee on Sept. 24 in hopes
of receiving additional funding
to transform the old Archer
High School gymnasium into
the community center.
For her efforts on behalf of
the project, Vice Mayor Clark
presented a delighted Lopez
with a plaque from the City of
Archer featuring a sketch of the
community center at
completion.
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Friday to just $1,500. That reduction was
granted in, conjunction with other
conditions by Circuit Judge Phyllis M.
Rosier.
"[Grapski] is to continue outpatient
mental health medication and treatment,"
the order states.
Judge Rosier further banned Grapski
from going to the City of Alachua's
municipal complex for any purpose at any
time. The political activist has also been
blocked from initiating any contact with
Chief Jernigan, two other officers involved
in his arrest and City Manager Clovis
Watson, Jr.
Grapski is permitted to attend legal
proceedings when accompanied by his legal
counsel if he is a party to those hearings or
depositions.


Bond reduction is not uncommon
according to State Attorney's Office
Spokesperson Spencer Mann.
"There are motions to reduce bond
weekly on a variety of cases," Mann said.
"One of the factors in [Grapski's] case
was the extreme medical-related costs
while in the care, custody and control of the
county."
Mann said he could not answer specific
questions about medical costs associated
with Grapski, due to medical privacy laws.
"I can say that one of the factors in the
reductions was the continually spiraling
medical costs the County would be
incurring," Mann said.
Mann noted that bonds are not punitive
measures and, "cannot be by statute." A
bond is set as a guarantee a particular


defendant will show for court-related
appointments.
"A bond is more than just cash.
"[Grapski's] has no-contact provisions
and treatment orders as well," said Mann.
Grapski was originally arrested for
disturbing the peace and trespassing after
reportedly refusing to leave the Alachua
Police Department as requested by
Jernigan. But Grapski allegedly became
violent with Jernigan and two other
officers, netting him four felony charges.
The additional two felonies came
following Grapski's first appearance
hearing when he reportedly refused to be
strip searched prior to entering the general.
population.
# # #


Event Coordinator Scott
Campbell said the event was a
success even with the afternoon
heat and thunderstorms.
According to Campbell the
event helped raise $500 for the
Alachua County Humane
Society. The proceeds came
from t-shirt sales and items that
were auctioned off at the event.
# # #


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ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY LOCAL NEWS THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 2007 A3


By DAN REID
Today Reporter
NEWBERRY An
estimated 20 million children
and adults in the United States
have diabetes. And according to
the American Diabetes
Association, while an estimated
14.6 million have been
diagnosed with diabetes, 6.2
million people nearly one in
three are unaware they have
the disease.
In the face of these
disturbing facts, residents in
Newberry and other areas in
Alachua County are learning
about diabetes, and ways to live
a healthier life thanks to a series
of sessions coordinated by the
Suwannee River Area Health
Education Center (SRAHEC).
In the last few weeks the
organization has conducted a
series of informational sessions
at. the Newberry Municipal
Building titled "The Key to a
Healthy Life with Diabetes."
Topics have included meal
planning, diabetes medications,
goal setting, and physical
activity. According to Helen
Curtis, who is a registered
dietician and diabetes educator,
the series provides hope and
answers questions for people
who have diabetes.
"There is a little bit of hope
and less confusion," said Curtis.
"What we like to do is be real
with no fluff," Curtis continued.
Over the course of the series
Curtis has seen participants
eager to learn new information
about the disease and not being
afraid to ask questions. Curtis
is impressed with the way
participants are learning about
diabetes.


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"They are sponges and
there're dying for information,"
said Curtis.
Gainesville resident Rosa
Mitchum regularly attended the
sessions held in Newberry.
Mitchum, who has diabetes,
said the sessions provided her
with information about the
disease that she never heard of.
"It gives them a chance to
know what symptoms to look
for," said Mitchum, about
people attending the sessions
for the first time.
Symptoms of diabetes
include weight loss, fatigue,
blurred vision, excessive thirst
or hunger, and increased
urination. Diabetes is more
common in African Americans,
Latinos, Native Americans,
Asian Americans and Pacific
Islanders.
SRAHEC Elder Programs
Coordinator Kathleen Morgan
became interested in diabetes
after her granddaughter was
diagnosed with the disease
when she was two years old.


She said the diabetes series is
taught throughout the North
Central Florida region. Morgan
points out if people "are not
exposed to programs that teach
about diabetes they will miss
out on pertinent facts about the
disease.
"If we don't take the


Living with diabetes

Area residents learn importance of diabetes education


programs to the people there is
a lack of information," said
Morgan.
Mitchum said the series has
been a lifesaver.
"This has been for me,
lifesaving. I've enjoyed each
class," said Mitchum.
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Engagement


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The parents of Brittany Hirsch and
Drew Brown are honored to announce
the engagement of Brittany and Drew.
The bride-elect and groom-elect
both graduated from Santa Fe High
School.
Brittany is currently finishing her
Bachelor's Degree in Event
Management at the University of
Florida and working at Solutions
Bridal.
Drew is finishing his Badhelor's
Degree in Business Management at-St.
Leo University and working at
Nationwide Insurance.
Drew proposed to Brittany in St.
Augustine, FL on April 27, 2007.
The wedding is' planned for
February 22, 2008 in Anna Maria
Island, FL.


PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF MEETING

BEFORE THE PLANNING AND

ZONING BOARD OF THE

CITY OF ALACHUA, FLORIDA

Notice is hereby given that the Planning and Zoning Board of
the City of Alachua will hold a public hearing on a proposed
Site Plan on September 11, 2007 at 6:30 p.m. The hearing will
be held in the Commission Chambers of the new City Hall, at
15100 NW 142 Terrace, Alachua, Florida, to consider a request
by Causseaux, Hewett, & Walpole, Inc., agent for ADG
Commercial Holdings, LLC, owner, for consideration of a Site
Plan for a driveway and utility infrastructure on a 42.57-acre
parcel, located at approximately 13501 US Highway 441 or
1,000 feet east of the intersection of US Highway 441 and NW
104th Terrace, Alachua, Florida. FLUM: Rural/Ag (County);
Zoning: Agriculture (County); Tax parcel #05959-001-000.
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At the Planning and Zoning Board public meeting all interested
parties may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed
Site Plan. Copies of the proposed Site Plan are available for
public inspection at the Planning and Community Development
Department, 15100 NW 142 Terrace, on any regular business
day between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. beginning on
the Friday before the scheduled meeting. Written comments
on the proposed Site Plan may be sent to the following
address: City of Alachua, Planning and Community
Development, P. O. Box 9, Alachua, FL 32616. Notice is
given pursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, that in
order to appeal any decision made at these public hearings, you
will need a verbatim record of the proceedings. It will be your
responsibility to ensure that a verbatim record is made. In
accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, any
persons with a disability requiring reasonable accommodation
in order to participate in this meeting should call the City Clerk
at (386) 418-6100 x 101 at least 48 hours prior to the public
hearing.
S' (Pub.: August 30, 2007) IA
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PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF MEETING

BEFORE THE PLANNING AND

ZONING BOARD OF THE

CITY OF ALACHUA, FLORIDA

Notice is hereby given that the Planning and Zoning Board of the
City of Alachua will hold a public hearing on a proposed Special
Exception on September 11, 2007 at 6:30 p.m. The hearing will
be held in the Commission Chambers of the new City Hall, at
15100 NW 142 Terrace, Alachua, Florida to consider a request by
Causseaux, Hewett & Walpole, Inc., agent for Alachua Partners,
LLC, owner, for a Special Exception to allow a concrete batch
plant under the Industrial General zoning district. The 10 acre
subject parcel is located at approximately 13501 US Highway
441 or 1,000 feet east of the intersection of US Highway 441 and
NW 104th Terrace, Alachua, Florida. FLUM: Industrial; Zoning:
Industrial General (IG); Tax parcel #05959-001-001.


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At the Planning and Zoning Board public hearing all interested
parties may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed'
Special Exception. Copies of the Staff Report and related
materials are available for public inspection at the Planning and
Community Development Department, at 15100 NW 142
Terrace, on any regular business day between the hours of 8:00
a.m. to 4:30 p.m. the Friday prior to.the Planning and Zoning
.Board meeting. Written comments on the proposed Special
Exception may be sent to the following address: City of
Alachua, Planning and Community Development, P.O. Box 9,
Alachua FL 32616. Notice is given pursuant to Section
286.0105, Florida Statutes, that in order to appeal any decision
made at these public hearings, you will need to ensure that a
verbatim record is made. In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, any persons with a disability requiring
reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this meeting
should call the City Clerk at (386) 418-6100 x 101 at least 48
hours prior to the public hearing.
1 (Pub.: August 30, 2007)


NOTICE OF ENACTMENT OF

ORDINANCE TO

VOLUNTARILY ANNEX

CERTAIN PROPERTY INTO

THE CITY OF ALACHUA,

FLORIDA

The City of Alachua City Commission will hold a public hearing on a
proposed ordinance on September 10, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. The hearing will be
held in the Commission Chambers of the new City Hall, at 15100 NW 142
Terrace, Alachua, Florida.

The ordinance title is as follows:

ORDINANCE 07-47

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ALACHUA, FLORIDA,
EXTENDING THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF
ALACHUA, FLORIDA TO INCLUDE CERTAIN LANDS LYING
CONTIGUOUS TO THE EXISTING CORPORATE LIMITS OF
THE CITY; PROVIDING THAT ALL EXISTING LAWS,
ORDINANCES, RULES AND REGULATIONS SHALL APPLY IN
SAID AREA; PROVIDING THAT THE PROPERTY LAND
INHABITANTS ARE SUBJECT TO EXISTING INDEBTEDNESS
AND LIABLE FOR TAXATION; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE
DATE (McGINLEY PARCEL NUMBERS 05893-000-000 and 05893-
001-ooo)
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At the public hearing, all interested parties may appear and be heard with
respect to the proposed ordinance. Copies of the proposed ordinance and
related materials are available for public inspection at the Planning and
Community Development Department, 15100 N.W. 142nd Terrace, on any
regular business day between the hours of 8:00 am. to 4:30 p.m. the Friday
prior to the City Commission meeting. Written comnnents on the proposed
ordinance may be sent to the following address: City of Alachua,
Planning and Community Development Department, P.O. Box 9,
Alachua FL 32616. Notice is given pursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida
Statutes, that in order to appeal any decision made at these public hearings,
you will need to ensure that a verbatim record is made. In accordance with
the Americans with DisabilitiesAct, any persons with a disability requiring
reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this meeting should call
the City Clerk at (386) 462-1231 at least 48 hours prior to the public hearing.
(Pub.: August 16, 23 and 30, 2007)






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Mark Twain once said,
"People pretend that the Bible means the same
to them at 50 that it did at all former
milestones in their journey.
I wonder how they can lie so."

Join us, over lunch to meet the Bible for the first
time or to become reacquainted with an old friend.

Thursday at noon, beginning Sept. 6.

First Presbyterian Church of Alachua
14623 NW 140th Streec www.firsrpresalachua.org







7 2007


DAN REID/Alachua County Today
Diabetes educator Helen Curtis explains to a group of area
residents about the dangers of diabetes during a session last
week at the Newberry Municipal Building.


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A4 ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY LOCAL NEWS THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 2007




The 23rd Annual Art Festival at Thornebrook


Special to Alachua County Today
GAINESVILLE One hundred and forty fine
artists and fine craftsmen will be exhibiting Oct
6-7, 2007 in Gainesville, FL in the park-like set-
ting of Thornebrook Village. This festival is
entering its 23rd year under the auspices of the
Gainesville Fine Arts Association, a 501(c)3 edu-
cational organization, and the Thornebrook
Merchants Association. An attendance of over
30,000 is expected at this free event.
Local and southeastern artists and fine crafts-
men will be providing paintings oils, acrylics,
watercolors and pastels; photography black and
white, still life, color and nature studies; mixed
media; sculpture stone and metal; fiber arts -
quilts, weaving, feather masks; clay/ceramics -
traditional, functional and sculptural; jewelry -
silver and gold with semi-precious stones, bead-
work, beach glass; wood furniture to beautiful-
ly turned vessels; graphics and drawing hand-
drawn pencil work to digital.
The show will have entertainment in four sep-
arate venues. Entertainment Director Bill
Hutchinson has signed a variety of local musi-
cians. Jazz, Blues, classical, pop and harp are


some of the sounds to be heard during the festi-
val. Amusica Pop Ensemble, Dave Sloan Jazz
Project, Hot Club Deville, Master Harpist Rupert
Parker, Boulware and Stewart, Alachua Consort,
and Edan Archer. Performing throughout the
crowds will be the House of Flying Cards
Magicians. More information on the groups can
be found on the website.
Children will be able to build sand art pieces,
have their faces painted at Expressions Learning
Arts Academy, or be creative at Do Art with low
cost kits for projects during the show.
Food is always a festival feature that people
look forward to. The three restaurants within
Thornebrook will provide a defmite step up from
the usual festival fare. Bageland has a selection
of bagels and breakfast platters; freshly made
sandwich plates, salads and quiches, sweets and
drinks including fancy coffees. Dinner at
Thornebrook will feature fresh locally grown
gourmet selections of soups, salads and entrees.
Mario's Bistro will feature tapas. Bageland will
also be providing hot dogs and hamburgers at an
additional location within the festival grounds.
Non-profits will provide snacks and drinks along
with Emerald's Lounge for great libations, TCBY
for frozen treats and Thorebrook
Chocolates will, of course, have
their famous handmade candies.
This year we are adding Kettle
Korn, The Original Nut Hut, gyros,
smoothies and Bar-B-Q from local
vendors.
The original poster art has been
provided by Gainesville artist
Miriam Novack. The poster and t-
shirts with the show image will be
available for purchase in the
Information Booth.
Poster artist Novack is also the
returning Best in Show winner from
the 2006 Festival. Novack is being
featured in a one-woman show enti-
tled "Evolution" in the Thomas
Center Main Gallery from Sept. 8 -
Oct. 28. Novack's latest acrylic
paintings are a tapestry of color and
interlocking and overlapping
designs. With the luminosity of
stained glass windows, intricate
forms create a kaleidoscope of ever
changing images as one design
merges with another. Novack is a
graduate of Brooklyn College of the
City of New York with a B.A. with
Honors in Art. Miriam is both a
sculptor and a painter and has creat-
ed works that have combined the


Photos by ELLEN BOUKARI/Alachua County Today file photos
There is always something for everyone to enjoy arts & crafts, music, food and children's
activities at the annual Thornebrook Art Festival.


most appealing aspects of each medium.
The judges for the show are Joanna Clark and
Jim Draper. Clark attended college at New
Mexico State University where she received the
BA and MA degrees, later studying printmaking -
relief and etching at the Corcoran Museum
School in Washington, D.C. where she earned an
MFA in sculpture and printmaking, Clark is
recently retired after teaching in the Art
Department of Santa Fe Community College. In
judging the Thornebrook Festival, Clark will be
looking for how a work is made if the idea is
terrific, but the craftsmanship is weak, she will
pass the work by. That leaves image. She will be
looking to be amazed by beauty, or rarity, or by an
interesting concept or an unusual way of making
something. She tries hard not to let her own per-
sonal preferences rule, but to let the work speak
for itself.
Draper attended the University of Mississippi
where he earned a BFA and received the MFA
from the University of Georgia at Athens. He


now makes his home in Jacksonville, FL:
Draper's motivation is to open windows to anoth-
er world. "Art takes us through the emotions, and,
it's in these emotions where the genius happens:
Art is like a magic act. One takes nothing and'
makes something out of it. It's my vehicle for
taking people out of the mundane to another
place."
Update and more detailed information is
available on the show website www.thorne-
brookart.org.
Sponsors: WCJB TV20, Gainesville CW, The
Gainesville Sun, WKTK and WSKY.
The official show program will be printed and"
provided by the Alachua County Today
Newspaper and will be distributed within
Alachua County.
Please, bring no pets to the Festival!
Come, enjoy one of the top two fall events in
North Central Florida! Art, food, fun, entertain-
ment and more!
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ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY LOCAL NEWS THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 2007 A5


FINANCIAL FOCUS



Adding real estate to




your portfolio: How




much? What type?


SSpecial to Alachua County Today
You may have heard claims that
"real estate is always a good invest-
ment." However, that's a "blanket"
statement and not terribly useful. In
'fact, it raises many questions: Does
real estate always go up in value?
What type of real estate should I
invest in? What percentage of my
portfolio should be devoted to real
estate? Once you know these answers,.
you'll be in a much better position to
decide if, and how, you should incor-
porate real estate into your investment
picture.
Real estate investing has been a
hot topic over the past several years,
as housing prices soared in many
areas of the country. Although the
;market cooled considerably in 2006,
nationwide home prices are up 29.2
:percent over the past three years and
64.3 percent over the past five years,
according to Business Week maga-
zine. And of all the homes purchased
in 2006, 22 percent were bought for
investment purposes, according to the
National Association of Realtors.
While the latter figure is down from
28 percent in 2005, it indicates that
plenty of people are still buying prop-
erties in hopes of achieving a source
of income, capital appreciation or a
combination of both.
If you're thinking of buying
investment property, keep a couple of
points in mind. First, contrary to
myth, home prices do not always go
up. As proven in 2006, housing prices,
like stock prices, can and will go
up and down. So don't buy property
with the expectation of constant price
appreciation. The second item to
remember is that once you buy prop-
erty, your investment hasn't ended -
it's just begun. You'll need to pay for
upkeep, remodeling and property


taxes all of which can be expensive
- and you'll have to find good tenants
- which can be a hassle.
Does this mean you should avoid
investing in real estate? No. Actually,
you may benefit from owning some
real estate, because real estate price
movements tend to have a low corre-
lation with the price movements of
stocks and bonds. So if market condi-
tions are hurting the prices of your
other investments, your real estate
holdings might provide you with a
buffer against a more severe drop in
your portfolio's value. But as a gener-
al rule, you should probably limit
your real estate holdings to no more
than five to ten percent of your port-
folio.
To avoid the expense and potential
problems of being responsible for a
piece of physical property, you may
want to consider shares of a real estate
investment trust (REIT), which buys,
operates, leases and sells commercial
and multifamily real estate. You can
typically buy REITs in amounts that
are appropriate to your needs, and
REITs are available in various proper-
ty types and locations. Also, most
REITs provide attractive current
income, which can help cushion the,
blow should real estate prices decline
or remain stagnant for a long period of
time. However, income paid on
REITS will be taxed at your individ-
ual tax rate, as opposed to dividends
from stocks, which are currently taxed
at a maximum rate of 15 percent.
Your financial advisor can help
you determine if a REIT is suitable for
you. If so, you might have found a
smart way to get in on "the ground
floor" of real estate.
Editor's note: Information in this
reported provided courtesy of Edward
Jones Investments.
# # #


Girls Club 25th birthday


carnival


Raises money and community

awareness


Special to Alachua County Today .
GAINESVILLE Girls .'-- -=-._ .. .
Club of Alachua County (The
Girls Club) held its first annual -'
Birthday Carnival for children
and families, celebrating 25
years of helping girls grow.
The Carnival was successful,.----0.
raising over $6,000 for the Girls .
Club. We could not have
orchestrated this event without
the generous support of our '
sponsors, board members and
parent volunteers. It was an
exciting day filled with games .-
and prizes and various activities *v,
to beat the summer heat. The .
dunking booth, sponsored by .
Cox Communications and a
Counselor Kiss the Goat spon- Photos special to Alachua County Today
scored by Uncle Mike's Hugging The Girls Club raised over $6,000 at their 25th Birthday Carnival.


Farm gave kids a chance to tease
the Girls Club staff.
Gainesville Police Department wowed attendees with
motorcycle cops, Buck the K-9, while Alachua County
Sheriff Sadie Damell delivered inspiring words to children
and their families in preparation for the new school. year.
Gainesville Health and Fitness Center, organized old fash-
ioned relay races and Sarkis Clinical Trials and Ben and
Jerry's helped cool off guests with sno-cones, cotton candy
and ice cream. Kiwanis Club brought the ocean to the swamp
with a fishing booth. Children and parents enjoyed an authen-
tic fish fry prepared by the Gainesville Offshore Fishing Club,
while land lubbers feasted on fairway treats provided by Hills
Catering, and the Pita Pit.
Recent funding cuts for the 2007/08 year have prompted
a series of new fundraising and community awareness strate-


gies for The Girls Club. The Girls Club is planning a variety
of highly visible events and campaigns to ensure the neces-
sary financial and community support to continue providing
successful after-school, athletic and summer school programs
to girls ofAlachua County.
"The Girls Club
of Alachua County is
a non-profit organiza- .:
tion that has served
over 16,000 girls
since its inception in
1982 and plans on
continuing to offer a ,
safe, nurturing and ,
educational environ-
ment as far into the
future as we can see,"
said Executive
Director Renae
Clements.
Girls from ages 5-
18 engage in tutorial, .
mentoring, athletic, ..:'
and recreational pro- '-' i "--. .
grams where they develop their potential and acquire a sense
of responsibility. "We prepare girls for the special challenges
that they will face in today's society," Clements said.
"Thank you to all the families and sponsors that have
helped to make our 25 years a huge success. Plans for the
2008 Girls Club Carnival are already underway. We look for-
ward to another fun family affair, hope to see you there," said
Grace Lambert, President-Elect.
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A6 ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY LOCAL NEWS THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 2007


The most famous dog in Alachua


By KEES BOER
Today Entertainment Writer
We have a dog in Alachua
that is extremely famous and is
quickly becoming one of the
most recognized dogs in the
Hollywood entertainment busi-'
ness. He's become the logo of,
the positive-entertainment.com
website and the website of
television's award winning
DOC and Sue Thomas FBEye
show. His name is Corgi and
that is also his breed. He is not
only famous in the
entertainment business, people
from every continent have
heard of him and adore him.
Corgi was born in the town
of Alachua in Florida, just west
of 1-75 on May 14, 1998 to his
mom Jessie, who was the dog of
Richard and Cindy Watson. But
that was just the beginning. He
also had a brother named Bear.
After Corgi had grown up, he
moved in with large animal
veterinarian Dr. Ted Yoho and
his wife Carolyn, who currently
run the Trenton Animal
Hospital. There he lived with
the Yohos and another Corgi
named Itchy. After a year of
playing with Itchy, visiting the
Keys, and being a Corgi, he
moved in with me.
Everyone loves this dog. As
a matter of fact, he became so
popular that he had to have his
own website
www.aboutcorgi.com. On his
website, he discusses his life
from his perspective. He isn't
shy, and several movie stars
have heard of him in the last
years, ranging from Paris
Hilton to Catherine Hicks of
Seventh Heaven and many of
the Disney stars.
It's difficult to give an all
comprehensive list of stars that
know and like him, but the list
includes celebrities from
Startrek, 7th Heaven, Rugrats,
many James Bond films, Lizzie
McGuire, Sue Thomas FBEye,
The Suite Life of Zach and
Cody, High School Musical,
DOC, National Treasure, Raise
Your Voice, -CSI, The Simple


DESIGNATION:
Continued from page A


Signs will mark High Springs as Tree City


"It will attract more
people to the city and -.
make citizens proud,"
said Weller.
Weller said the .
designation will help
the Tree Board
accomplish *projects
that were outlined in ..
the Board's tree plan.
Some of the projects l '
include having a link on
the City of High .
Springs website,
obtaining grants, and
creating tree canopies.
"We're now able to
move forward and -
outline the steps in the
tree plan," said Weller. The City of High Si
Weller said signs was recently award
signifying High Springs Arbor Day Foundati
as a Tree City USA will
be placed in areas around the city. She said
it's unknown at this time when the signs
will be erected.
High Springs City Manager Jim Drumm
said the city is excited about its designation
and added the Tree Board worked hard in its


Aerial photograph by ELLEN BOUKARI/Alachua County Today
springs, pictured in the above aerial photograph,
ed with a Tree City USA status by the National'
on.
efforts to become a Tree City. He noted that,
the designation shows the importance of,
trees to the High Springs community.
"It shows High Springs takes urban tree
canopies seriously," said Drumm
# # #


I Obitur


Photo special toAlachua County Today
Corgi was in double-oh seventh heaven'during his visit
with Trina Parks.


Life, Hannah Montana,
Numbers, 8 Simple Rules for
Dating my Teenage Daughter,
Tarzan, Law & Order, Joan of
Arcadia, The Guiding Light and
Real Access. And this is just a
small sampling but you get the
idea.
Several of the stars have
sent him emails. As a matter
fact, while I am writing this
article, I received an email from
Hunter Gomez, the young star
of National Treasure, stating
that he wished that Corgi could
attend the 10th James Bond
convention in Los Angeles next
month.
Corgi has visited Europe


NOTICE OF ENACTMENT OF

ORDINANCE TO

VOLUNTARILY ANNEX

CERTAIN PROPERTY INTO

THE CITY OF ALACHUA,

FLORIDA

The City of Alachua City Commission will hold a public hearing on a
proposed ordinance on September 10, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. The hearing will be
held in the Commission Chambers of the new City Hall, at 15100 NW 142
Terrace, Alachua, Florida.

The ordinance title is as follows:

ORDINANCE 07-48

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ALACHUA, FLORIDA,
EXTENDING THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF
ALACHUA, FLORIDA TO INCLUDE CERTAIN LANDS LYING
CONTIGUOUS TO THE EXISTING CORPORATE LIMITS OF
THE CITY; PROVIDING THAT ALL EXISTING LAWS,
ORDINANCES, RULES AND REGULATIONS SHALL APPLY IN
SAID AREA; PROVIDING THAT THE PROPERTY LAND
INHABITANTS ARE SUBJECT TO EXISTING INDEBTEDNESS
AND LIABLE FOR TAXATION; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE
DATE (WILKERSON PARCEL NUMBER 03068-001-000).


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At the public hearing, all interested parties may appear and be heard with
respect to the proposed ordinance. Copies of the proposed ordinance and
related materials are available for public inspection at the Planning and
Community Development Department, 15100 N.W. 142nd Terrace, on any
regular business day between the hours of 8:00 am. to 4:30 p.m. the Friday
prior to the City Commission meeting. Written comments on the proposed
ordinance may be sent to the following address: City of Alachua,
Planning and Community Development Department, P.O. Box 9,
Alachua FL 32616. Notice is given pursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida
Statutes, that in order to appeal any decision made at these public hearings,
you will need to ensure that a verbatim record is made. In accordance with
the Americans with Disabilities Act, any persons with a disability requiring
reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this meeting should call
the City Clerk at (386) 462-1231 at least 48 hours prior to the public hearing.
(Pub.: August 16,23 aid 30,2007)


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three times. Even Tinkerbell,
Paris Hilton's dog has only
done that once. He's very proud
of that fact. He's also received
autograph requests from his
fans, which he always freely
gives.
Recently Corgi received a
visit from one of the Bond girls.
Trina Parks, Who played
Thumper in Diamonds are
Forever, visited him and he was
in double-oh seventh heaven.
He had his picture taken with
her and she absolutely adored
him.
Last week, his entertain-
ment career grew once again.
He was cast in a comic book as
the Leader of a Mer-Corgi
village under the sea for the
Corgicomics.com website.
This is definitely one dog to
keep your eye on. He's
basically got a doggone good
career that would make. many
professional actors green with
envy, but what do you expect
from a dog from Alachua?
# # #


Betty Virginia Blade

Bett\ Vireinia Blade of
Ne"\ berry, Florida died Sunda\.
A.iglust 26. 12i" at A\ers
Medical in Tienton. Florida.
She was 63.
She \-as born in Le\\
Count> and graduated from
Gaines\ ille High School She
\ as a cook at sex eral area
restaurants, including The
Barbeque Hut. Phil and Nicks.
and Daxid's Barbeque. She


FIRE RATE: R
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Newberry's fire departmentn
Meanwhile, the city will charge
businesses nine cents per square
foot up to 10,000 square feet.
Originally the propose
rates included residential
property owners paying a rat
of $75 per dwelling unit an
non-residential business owner
paying 14 cents per square fo(
capped at 10,000 square fee
At that rate, someone who owr
a 1,200 square foot home woul
pay the flat rate of $75 or 6.
cents per square foot, while
business owners who own th
same size commercial


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Problems, however, often
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instance, isn't large enough to
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wisdom teeth threaten damage
to adjacent teeth. A cyst
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In some cases, a dentist may
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surgeon. Talk with your dentist
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\\as \er. faithful and \as a
member of the Nazarene
Church in Archer. Florida. ,She
\\as a loving \ife of 43 sears
and a de oted mother.
Mrs Blade \\as preceded in
death by a son. Thomas Ir\in
Blade.
Surt Ior\s include her
husband. Thomas P. Blade:
daughter. Jaime E. Blade: son.
Charlie William Blade: sisters.
Jo\ Annu whitee Barbara Joiner.
ShirleN Spells and JudN
Henderson.


The family \\ill receive
friends Thursday elemnng.
August 30, 2007 from 5-7 p.m.
at Milam Funeral Home. 22405
West Ne\ bernr Road.
Ne\\ berrN.



Obituaries: The obituaries
in this section are considered
news and are published free
of charge b\ .4haciua Comunt
Tdeai Obituaries ma\ be
edited for s le. space and
police .


residents may be charged per square

housing unit in the future
t. industrial building would pay will go to the polls and vote on
;e $168 in fire assessment fees. a "super" homestead exemption
re Newberry Commissioner that would provide an average
Bill Conrad told the of $1,100 in tax reductions for
d Commission the proposed five- homeowners. If the measure
al cent increase in the fire passes Lawson has no guess
:e assessment was a hefty sum for what would be trimmed from
.d business owners, Newberry's budget.
rs "I think it's putting a burden "I don't want to guess what
ot on businesses," said Conrad. we have to cut to balance our
t. Conrad mentioned business budget," said Lawson.
is owners told him their concerns Newberry City Manager
d about raising the assessment Keith Ashby said if the "super'
2 and how it would affect homestead exemption were
le businesses. Conrad was afraid enacted Newberry would face a-
he the increased fees would drive difficult road to climb.
or Newberry businesses out of "That would be a significant
town. On Tuesday Conrad said challenge," said Ashby.
he likes having a fire Commissioner Joe Hoffman
assessment, but felt the way the said for the fiscal year starting
fees were proposed for in October 2008 he would like
businesses were to see the fire department
disproportionate compared to funded by either a Municipal
the potential fees homeowners Service Taxing Unit (MSTU) or
were facing. charging residents per square
Conrad said putting'together foot for their housing unit like
the pieces of the puzzle for area businesses are charged.
department funding is a difficult Hoffman said charging
task for Newberry. residents per square foot on
"It's hard to figure out their dwelling units would
n what's fair for fire protection," make taxation -more
said Conrad. proportionate among
Newberry resident Donald homeowners and businesses.
Campbell told the Commission Commissioner Monty
the proposed rates to fund the Farnsworth agrees that charging
fire department came with a residents per square unit of their
heavy price tag. homes would be a good idea.'
"I think it's a little bit Farnsworth said it would be an
steep," said Campbell. equitable way for both residents
Commissioner Lois Forte and businesses to pay fire
said the city is sensitive to local assessment fees.
businesses being concerned "If that was the case I think
about higher taxes. Forte that would be a much more
mentioned she'd be upset to see equitable way of doing it," said
businesses leave since Farnsworth.
Newberry has experienced In preparing for the way the
unprecedented growth in the fire department is funded in the
last few years. future, Lawson suggested there
"We don't want businesses should be workshops to discuss
to move out of Newberry. the various aspects of the issue.
We've worked hard for Forte said it's important to
Newberry to grow," said Forte. allow citizens to have a voice in
Newberry' Commissioner the workshops, and added the
Alena Lawson said the budgets city needs to start planning.
cuts mandated by the Florida "We need to start working
Legislature earlier this year are on this early," said Forte.
having a trickle down effect on Conrad said it's a challenge
Newberry's budget. She feels for the Commission to find the
the Legislature's cuts are right solutions on how fire
putting the city's budget in' services should be funded.
limbo. "All of us are struggling to
"Everything is so much in do what's right for the citizens,"
the air with the budget crisis," said Conrad.
said Lawson. # # #


In January, Florida voters






ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY RELIGION THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 2007 A7


What are you waiting


Are you waiting for
something? Do you know if you
are waiting for something? If you
are waiting for something, what
are you waiting for? I would be
willing to guess most people
wouldn't be thinking to
themselves, "I'm waiting for
Jesus to come again."
What do you think and feel
when you think of Jesus coming
back? Some people look forward
to this day with joy and wondrous
expectations. How wonderful it
Will be. But there are many
people who don't look forward to
greeting Jesus again. Some
people say they are actually afraid
of His coming because they don't
think they're ready to meet Him -
they don't think they're "good
enough" yet.
The fact that God wants to
give all of us good gifts should,
come as great news to everyone,
especially the ones who were
threatened by the "Hellfire and
brimstone" type of preachers. I
never experienced this, but I
know some nuns who terrified
some of my friends. They had a


picture of an angry, vengeful God
who is just waiting to catch them
doing something' wrong, no


matter how small,
in order to punish
them.
But that's not
the God who said,
"Do not be afraid
little flock, for it is
your Father's good
pleasure to give
you the kingdom."
However, our
lesson does end
with the warning,
"You also must be
ready, because the
Son of Man will
come at an hour


Deborah Pang
Commission
Pastor
McIntosh Pre
Church


when you do not expect Him."
God wants us to have a life
full of goodness, peace, and joy.
The only hitch in this is that we
have to be ready to receive this
wonderful gift.
Jesus gives us two criteria for
readiness in this text. One is to
"Sell your possessions" and the
other is "Be dressed for action".
Now let's talk about selling


our possessions our stuff. On
our second date, my husband took
me to see a presentation by
George Carlin. I've
cleaned it up for you,
but this is basically
what he said:
"That's all your
house is a place to
keep, your stuff. If
you didn't have so
much stuff, you
Sb wouldn't need a
^J house. You could
rass just walk around all
'd Lay the time. A house is
just a pile of stuff
'sbyterian with a cover on it,
and when you leave
your house, you've
got to lock it up. You wouldn't
want somebody to come by and
take some of your stuff. That's
what your house is a place to
keep your stuff while you go out
and get more stuff. Sometimes
you've got to move got to get a
bigger house. Why? No room for
your stuff, anymore."
We're told our hearts will be
where our treasure is. Those who


are greedy and anxious about
stuff make the decision to invest
their hearts on earth. Those who
are free, or wanting to be free
from an attachment to stuff, and
who really trust in God's
promises, invest their hearts in
heaven.
What Jesus is telling us to do
is to get free from our stuff. He's
not telling us to sell all our
possessions. He does, however,
direct us to the source of real
wealth, so we can be free for the
wealth that God can give. We
need to be free from our "stuff" in
order to know the inner gift of
peace. Remember, possessions
are gifts from God to be used for
the purposes of God including
sharing what we have with others
who are not so laden with "stuff".


Let's discuss the second
criteria "Be dressed for action".
We need to be ready to receive
God's gift of the kingdom.
A while back, there was a
story in the New York Times
about a man named "Reggie."
Please note the name has been
changed to protect the guilty.
This man had just attained his
lifelong goal of earning a college
degree at the age of 52. As
Reggie told it, he'd always
dreamed of going to college.
However, due to his family's
poverty, he knew it was a
hopeless dream. How he
despaired as he watched his
friends apply for and be accepted
to colleges, knowing this was a
dream that couldn't come true for
him.


Knowing this couldn't be, he
began to spend less and less time
on his studies and more and more
time "hanging out." By the end of
his senior year of high school, he
didn't even have enough credits
to graduate. He had begun a
downward spiral into what would
eventually lead to years in prison.
Then it happened Reggie
had an,acquaintance whose father
was a wealthy businessman in the
town. Without knowing Reggie's
situation, he offered to pay
Reggie's tuition to college all
four years. But because Reggie
had taken his eye off his goal,
turned away from his dream, he
wasn't able to accept; he wasn't
ready to accept this wonderful
gift.


Join us at these local events


iFirst United Methodist
Church of High Springs will
begin its second year of one-
day-a-week after school
program, Tuesday's Angels, on
Tuesday, Sept. 4. The free
program is open for children
ages 4 years to 5th grade. To
register or obtain information,
contact Holly Erskine at 386-
454-1255 or 386-454-5560.
The church is located at 17405
NW US Hwy 441, High
Springs.
mMOPS (Mothers of
Preschoolers and younger)
welcomes you! Join us on
Tuesday, Sept. 6 and every first


Thursday from 9 a.m. to 11:30
a.m. at High Springs 1st Baptist
Church. Meetings are for moms
between the stages of
pregnancy and with young
children of kindergarten age.
Cost is $7 per meeting (to cover
general operating cost).
Childcare provided.
EFirst Christian Academy is
conducting an "Honor our
Grandparents" day on Sept. 7
at 10 a.m. The public is
invited. First Christian
Academy is located at First
Baptist Church of High Springs,
20112 N. US Hwy 441, High


Springs, 386-454-1505.
EFoundation Chapel Church
of God by Faith is proud to
serve the community as a host
site for food distribution by
The Gainesville Harvest. You
are welcome to come every
Thursday from 8:30 to 9:30
a.m. The church is located at
13220 NW 150 Avenue,
Alachua. The phone is 386-
462-2549. Elder Willie J.
McKnight, Sr., Pastor
"Hare Krishna Temple Free
feast every Sunday at 4 p.m.
The Temple is located three
miles north of Alachua on State
Road 235.


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The Heartland Community Places of Worship


Alachua church of Christ
14505 NW 145th Avenue
Sunday Bible Classes 9:30 a.m.
Assembly at 10:30&a.m.
Evening Service 6 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Class 7 p.m.
Ministers: Gene Burgett & Larry Pahman
(386) 462-3326

Ay. christcentralcom
S386-462-2264

FI: C H ILST Cl:NTRA
IN I1 STRIKE S
"Building Life Together"
Temporary Location
I.xcated at 14200 NW 148th. Place
Downtown Alachua (in the old Post Office)


Service Times:
Sunday


9:00-10:15am


10:30- 11:00am
Life Group
meet at various times during the week.
Wednesday
Student Minjtry 7:13pm

First United Methodist Church
Hwy 441 S., High Springs
Sunday School: 10 a.m.,
Contemporary Worship: 8:45 a.m.,
Traditional Worship: 11 a.m.,
Youth Fellowship: 5p.m.
Wed. Youth Fellowship 6:45 p.m.
Church offers transportation to & from services.
Youth/Childrens Director: Holly Erskine
Gary Eldred, Pastor (386) 454-1255



S L O R
F- a


",,actI g Lives
.,,t ruth of
God's word."


New St. Mary Missionary
Baptist Church
13800 NE 158th Avenue, Alachua 32616
Rev. Daniel H. McNish, Pastor
Phone & FAX (386) 462-7129
Services: Sunday School 9:30 a.m.
Moming Worship 11 a.m.-lst, 2nd, 3rd Sunday
Quarterly 11 am. 4th Sun. Birthday Rally
Service; Tuesday Evening 7 p.m. Prayer
Meeting & Bible Study
St. Bartholomew's i
Episcopal Church -:
Anglican Tradition
Sunday Services at 10 a.m.
105 NW 2nd St. (next door
to High Springs City Hall)
Father David Kidd
(386)454-9812


Il aintsr ntglican CIurtd
A parish ofthe ChristianrEpiscopal Church
Where worship is our central act
*Where the apostolic tradition is upheld
Where we kneel to pray
Where worshipful music is the standard
Where traditional liturgy is the norm
Where the Holy Scriptures
are proclaimed
Where a prayerful and quiet
atmosphere is provided
Where traditional values are taught
Where we seek to proclaim a risen
Savior in our daily life and work
Come Join Us
Bible Study 9:30 a.m. Sunday 10:30 a.m.
and other special services as announced.
8100 SW Archer-Road (Shrine Club)
(352) 317-5757 www.AllsaintsXnEC.org



Church

Contemporary Praise & Worship
Bible Study at 9:30 a.m.
Worship at 10:45 a.m.
16916 NW US Hwy 441, High Springs
386-454-1700 www.FellowshipOnline.org


Foundation Chapel Church
of God by Faith
Sunday: Sunday School 10 p.m.; Mid-Day
Worship 11:30 am.; Children's Church 6 p.m.;
Evening Worship 6 p.m.; Tuesday: YSB 7 p.m.
Wednesday: Outreach Fellowship Dinner 6
p.m.; General Prayer Service 7:30 p.m.
13220 NW 150thAvenue, Alachua
Pastor Willie J. McKnight, Sr. 462-2549


Service Times
Sunday 10:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday 7:30 p.m.
Youth Service Wed. 7:30 p.m.


Senior Pastors: Edwin & Angela Anderson
386-454-1563
www.impactfamilych urch.com
16710 NW US 441 Between High Springs& Alachua


North Pleasant Grove Baptist Church
25330 NW CR239 (1/4 mi north of CR236)
(386) 462-3317 edwin3441@cox.net
Rev. Edwin A. Gardner, Pastor
Sun. Breakfst 9:30 a.m.; Sun. School 9:45 am.;
Worship 10:45 am.; Spanish Sunday School 2:30
p.m.; Spanish worship 3:30 p.m.; Spanish Supper
4:30 p.m.; Choir Rehearsal 5 p.m.; Evening Service
6 p.m.; Weds. Bible Study 7 p.m.
Your searchfor friendly church has ended

St. John's United
Methodist Church
Open Arms, Loving Hearts
i & Helping Hands.
Sunday School: 10 a.m.
Sunday Service: 11 a.m.
On CR 239 about 1/4 mile north
of NW CR 236 in Alachua
WORDS OF ENCOURAGEMENT 3864628454
J, Pastor Mike Lee


Calvary Baptist Church
Independent
Hwy 441 1-1/2 miles South ofAlachua
Sunday 10 am., 11 am. & 6 p.m.
Wednesday 7 p.m.
Verse by Verse Preaching
Traditional Christian Music
Pastor Marty Basinger (386) 462-2966


r "We know that in all things
we are more than
S. .. Conquerors. We are
"' .- Champions." Romans 8:37 ,
Visit us at Sidney Lanier School, located at 312 NW 16 Ave. (Near Burger King, Comer of Main & 16thAve.)
SCongregational Prayer: 10 a.m. Praise & Worship: 10:30 a.m. Moming Service: 11 a.m.
Children's Church: 11 a.m. Bible Study: Wed Evening 7"p.m.
Bible Study location announced Sunday For information call: (352) 318-2208


ehristtan life qfellowsalp CHRIST'S ANGLICAN CHURCH
Assembly of God ... seeking the Lord as He
Contemporary Worship/Ministry AllAges wills to be found ...
Sunday: SS 9:30 am.Worship 10:30 am. 323 S.W. County Road 778
Wed. 7 p.m./Children/Youth/Adults High Springs, Florida 32643
19817 W. Newberry Rd. (4 mi. E. of (386) 454-1845
Newberry, 4 mi. W. of Jonesville) www.anglican-fellowship.org
(352) 472-5433 SUNDAY WORSHIP 10 a.m.
www.clfbest.org


First Baptist Church
of Alachua
Impacting Lives for Christ
Sunday: Small Group Bible
Study 9:30 a.m.,
Worship: 10:45 a.m.
Wednesday: Prayer Meeting 6:30 p.m.
HWY235 SouthAlachua 462-1337


Grace Community Church (PCA)
ANew Church in WestenAlachua County
Pastor Ty Keys
22405 W. Newberry Road in
Milam Funeral Home's Chapel
(352) 472-9500
Worship: Sunday 9 a.m.
For info go to www.gracecommunityPCA.org
Reaching Out with the Love of Christ by Lifling Up
the Name of Christ-Come hear the Doctrines of Grace


Legacy lBaptist Church
* Sunday Services at The Alachua Women's
Club, 255 S. Main St., Alachua
( hillid.,' ,lll '.uJ School 9:30 am
Church Service 10:30 am
Family Bible Study 6:30 pm
Pastor.lohn Jcrnigan (386) 454-5529
www.legacybaptistchurch.org

PASSAGE Ministries
"Reaching people where they are...
And receiving them as they are...
Pastor George Dix, Jr.
Praise & Worship: Sunday 11 a.m.
Bible Study/Prayer: Wednesday 7 p.m.
PASSAGE Family Church .
2020 NE 15 Street Gainesville
(352) 514-7047


List your Place of
Worship
here
Call (386) 462-3355
for more information.


| First Presbyterian
Church
of Alachua
Rev. Virginia McDaniel, Pastor
14623 NW 140 Street
(386) 462-1549
Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship Service
10 a.m. Nursery provided.
www.firstpresalachua.org

Hare Krishna Temple
International Society for Krishna
Consciousness (ISKCON)
Founder Acarya His Divine Grace
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
3 miles north ofAlachua on State Road 235
Sunday Services 3:15-7 p.m.: Lecture,
meditation, chanting, and free vegetarian
feast. Open to the public. (386) 462-2017

Living Hope in Christ
Outreach Ministries
1120 S. Main Street, High Springs
Located on Hwy 27 across from Tumblemania
Tues.: Bible Study 7 p.m.; ,
Tues.: Prayer Meeting 8 p.m.;
Sun.: Hour of Power 9 a.m., Sunday
School 10 a.m., Services 11 a.m.
1st, 3rd & 5th Sundays Evening Services 4 p.m.
Pastor Larry Cannady, Sr. (386) 454-4169


Corinth Baptist Church
5577 NW 290 Street, Newberry
Pastor Henry M. Rodgers
(352) 472-7770 or (352) 495-2510
Sunday: Sunday School 10 a.m., Morning
Worship 11a.m., Evening Worship 7 p.m.
Wednesday: Pioneer Club & Dinner
(ages 3 to high school) 6:30 p.m.
Prayer and Bible Study 7 p.m.
Choir Practice 8:15 p.m.

First United Methodist
Church ofAlachua
14805 NW 140th Street 462-2443
Rev. Rob Atchley, Pastor
JeffVan Valey, Youth & Children's Minister
Worship, 8:30 am. & 11 a.m.
Sunday School 9:45 am.
Sunday Youth Events, 4:30 p.m.
www.gbgm-umc.org/alachuafumc

HIGH SPRINGS CHURCH
OF CHRIST
520 NE Santa Fe Boulevard
Bible Classes forAll Ages 9:30 am.
Worship 10:30 am.
Evening Worship 6 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Classes 7 p.m.
highspringscofc@alltel.net
Minister: Wayne Rodgers (386)454-2930

New Oak Grove Baptist Church
Sunday School 10 am., Worship 11 am.,
Evening Service 6 p.m.
Wednesday Fellowship Meal 6 p.m.
Prayer Mtg/Bible Study 7 p.m.
RAs, GAs & Students 7 p.m.
Nursery Provided
Bill Woods, Interim Pastor
386-462-3390 18105 NW262Avenue


Services
Sunday: 11:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m.
f ileChildren's Church 11:30 a.m.
Asb of Gd Wednesday:
Asseby oTod Adult & Children Bible Study 7 p.m.
Located at 14200 NW 148th Place Consumed Youth Service 7 p.m.
Downtown Alachua Nursery provided for all services.
www. riveroflifeassembly.org Pastor Greg Evans 352-870-7288


St. Luke A.M.E. Church
Wednesday- 7:00 P.M. Family Study
Sunday Services 9:45 a.m. Church School
11 a.m. Morning Worship
Rev. James R. Watkins, Pastor
Theme: Knowing and Growing"
14950 Martin Luther King Blvd/Hwy 441
386.462.2732(church) 386.462.4396 (Fax)
0 stlukeamechurch@alltel.net


St. Madeleine Catholic Church
Mass Schedule: Saturday Vigil 5 p.m.,
Sunday 7:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m.,
Tuesday 7 p.m., Weekdays Mon, Wed
and Fri 8:30 a.m. No Mass Thursday.
Confession: Saturday 45 min. prior to
Mass or anytime on request
3210 N.E. Santa Fe Boulevard
(U.S. Hwy. 441), High Springs
'1 (386) 454-2358


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A8 ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY LOCAL NEWS THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 2007


SEX SHOPS: P
Continued from page A

Another highlight of the
ordinance is the distance required
between an adult business location
and residentially zoned land,
churches, schools, and daycare
facilities. According to the draft,
adult businesses would have to be
located 500 or more feet away from
those sensitive zones. The
distances were chosen to minimize
the exposure of children and others
to businesses with an adult sex
theme.
The High Springs Public
Safety Committee, who helped
draft the ordinance, said the only
permissible locations to open a sex
shop would be in industrial areas.
According to High Springs City
Manager Jim Drumm one example
of an industrial area is west of the
railroad tracks in the southwest
section of the city near the old
railroad yard. Because the area has
never been developed Drumm said
the area hasn't been classified as a
street or avenue.
Public Safety Conmittee
Chairman Tom Weller told


Commissioners community
standards in High Springs are
different than major cities and that
the ordinance must be sensitive to
the values and citizens of High
Springs.
"We have to take into
consideration the sensitivity of
High Springs," said Weller.
The ordinance, which was
based on similar ordinances from
Alachua County, Gainesville, and
the City of Alachua, would affect
businesses such as an adult
bookstore, adult theaters, and other
businesses that have adult themes.
Weller urged city officials talk to
members of the High Springs
community to gather input on the
issue.
"You can't do this overnight.
You have to seek the input of the
public," said Weller.
Drumm said workshops on the
ordinance will be scheduled for the
coming weeks and in between
Commission readings of the
ordinance.
Commissioner Larry Travis


said the workshops will give city
officials an idea what High Springs
can and cannot do in regards to
handling adult businesses
potentially coming into the area.
Travis said the ordinance has to
have clear guidelines on where to
locate adult businesses.
"It's something we have to get
right," said Travis.
High Springs City Attorney
Jim Pendland said it's vital to have
an ordinance that is legally
defensible in a court of law.
"We need a product that will
meet this community's needs and
pass constitutional muster," said
Pendland.
High Springs Commissioner
Kirk Eppenstein showed
appreciation to Public Safety
Committee members for their
effort in drafting the ordinance.
"I appreciate the effort that the
group put into this ordinance," said
Eppenstein.
High Springs Mayor Tom
DePeter said he likes the proposed
ordinance even though there is


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CITY OF ALACHUA PLANNING AND ZONING

BOARD MEETING

Notice is herby given that the City of Alachua Planning and Zoning Board will hold a public meeting on
September 11, 2007, at 6:30 p.m., or as soon as possible thereafter, on the following items. The hearing will be
held in the Commission Chambers of the new City Hall, at 15100 NW 142 Terrace, Alachua, Florida.

1. A request by Causseaux, Hewett, & Walpole, Inc., agent forADG Commercial Holdings, LLC, owner,
for consideration of a Site Plan for a driveway and utility infrastructure on a42.57-acre parcel, located
at approximately 13501 US Highway 441 or 1,000 feet east of the intersection of US Highway 441
and NW 104th Terrace, Alachua, Florida. FLUM: Rural/Ag (County); Zoning: Agriculture (County);
Tax parcel #05959-001-000.

2. A request by Causseaux, Hewett & Walpole, Inc., agent for Alachua Partners, LLC, owner, for a
Special Exception to allow a concrete batch plant under the Industrial General zoning district. The +10
acre subject parcel is located at approximately 13501 US Highway 441 or 1,000 feet east of the
intersection ofUS Highway 441 and NW 104th Terrace, Alachua, Florida. FLUM: Industrial; Zoning:
Industrial General (IG); Tax parcel #05959.01-001.

3. A request by Causseaux, Hewett, & Walpole, Inc., agent for Alachua Partners, LLC, owner, for
consideration of a Site Plan for a concrete batch plant on a 10 acre parcel, located at approximately
13501 US Highway 441 or 1,000 feet east of the intersection of US Highway 441 and NW 104th
Terrace, Alachua, Florida. FLUM: Industrial; Zoning: Industrial General (IG); Tax parcel #05959-001-
001.

4. A request by American Engineering Company, Inc. and SRS, LLC, applicant and agent for Charles
Van and Barbara Ann Ellis, Norma Moore and Marion Lewis Nieland, property owners, and Rock
Properties, Inc, developer, for consideration of a Site Plan for a new Walgreens Drug Store with drive-
through facilities and supporting infrastructure on 3.32 acres, located on five parcels of land. The
parcels subject to this site plan are located adjacent to U.S. Highway 441 and bounded on the east by
N.W. 140th Street and on the west by N.W 141st Street, Alachua, Florida. FLUM: Commercial and
Community Commercial; Zoning: Commercial Intensive and Community Commercial; Tax parcels
03588-000-000, 03588-001-000, 03592-000-000, 03591-000-000 and 03591-001-000.

5. A request by Eng, Denman & Associates, Inc., agent for American Boat Carriers, Inc., owner, for a Site
Plan consisting of a new office building (3,000 s.f.) to replace an existing trailer, and the addition of
associated parking spaces. The 2.42 acre project site is located in the Copeland Industrial Park at
13105 Rachael Boulevard, Alachua, Florida. FLUM: Industrial; Zoning: Light and Warehouse
Industrial District (ILW); A portion of Tax Parcel No. 03231-005-001.

6. A request by Eng, Denman & Associates, Inc., agent for Brian and Heather Russell, owners, for a Final
Plat for a development consisting of four single-family lots. The 5.09 acre parcel is located at 12502
NW 194th Terrace, Alachua, Florida. FLUM: Moderate Density Residential; Zoning: RSF-1; Tax
Parcel No. 03986-002-001.

7. A request by Causseaux, Hewett, & Walpole, Inc., agent for Michael Stanley and Michelle Shugar,
owners, for consideration of an amendment to the City of Alachua Official Zoning Atlas from
Agriculture (A) to Industrial General (IG). The 7.16 acre project site is located at 6401 NW 120th
Lane, Alachua, Florida. FLUM: Industrial; Current Zoning: Agriculture (A); Tax Parcel Nos. 05899-
001-001 and 05899-001-002.

8. A request by Causseaux, Hewett, & Walpole, Inc., agent for Upland Properties of NCF, LLC, owner,
for a Preliminary Plat for a development consisting of an industrial park containing six lots. The 9.23
acre parcel is located at 13600 NW US 441, Alachua, Florida. FLUM: Industrial; Zoning: Light and
Warehouse Industrial (ILW); Tax Parcel No. 05964-002-000.

At the Planning and Zoning Board public meeting all interested parties may appear and be heard with respect to
the proposed items. Copies of the proposed items are available for public inspection at the Planning and
Community Development Department, 15100 N.W. 142nd Terrace, Alachua, Florida, on any regular business
day between the hours of 8:00 am. to 4:30 p.m. beginning on the Friday before the scheduled meeting. Written
comments on the proposed items may be sent to the following address: City ofAlachua, Planning and
Community Development, P. O. Box 9, Alachua, FL 32616. Notice is given pursuant to Section 286.0105,
Florida Statutes, that in order to appeal any decision made at these public hearings, you will need a verbatim
record of the proceedings. It will be your responsibility to ensure that a verbatim record is made. In accordance
with the Americans with Disabilities Act, any persons with a disability requiring reasonable accormnmodation in
order to participate in this meeting should call the City Clerk at (386) 418-6100 x 101 at least 48 hours prior to
the public hearing.
(Pub.: August 30, 2007)


some wording in the document
he'd like to see clarified. DePeter
said Commissioners have to do
their homework on the issue and
conduct careful research before the
ordinance becomes law. The soon-
to-be former Mayor, who will
assume City Attomey duties from
the retiring Jim Pendland said he
will have discussions in the coming
days with his predecessor about the
adult entertainment issue.
City officials must work
quickly on the ordinance since a six
month moratorium preventing
adult businesses from coming to
High Springs is due to expire in late
October. Drumm expressed
confidence the ordinance will be
enacted before the moratorium
expires. Passed by the
Commission in March, the latest
moratorium marked the fifth time
over the last several years the city
has enacted a freeze to keep adult
businesses from opening in High
Springs.
Eppenstein said the city should
not waste anymore time on
enacting the ordinance.
"It needs to be done period,"
said Eppenstein.



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Property could be sold


in the next 30 to 60 days


high.
Still, the overrun site isn't
keeping visitors out according to
Brandon who said she and
others have witnessed homeless
people sleeping in the doorways
at the front and rear of the
building.
Brandon said she and her
managers having growing
concerns about the future of the
site as more and more business
is reportedly lost.
"Just the other day, we had a
woman and her family that were
going to come in for almost a
week.
"But when she came in, she
said 'I'm sorry we just can't stay
here' because she didn't think it
was safe."
Alachua Police Chief Robert
Jernigan contacted the vacant
property's manager, Steve
Kirkley Tuesday to inform him
of the deteriorating conditions.
Jernigan also contacted the
Florida Department of
Transportation (FDOT) to have
that agency maintain their right-
of-way.
Kirkley said in an interview
Wednesday that he had no idea
the site had been worsening and
that he would be making a trip to
the area in the next week to see
improvements are made.
Improvements, however, are


temporary. What Brandon
wants is a business to open on
the property.
Many people don't know the.
site is for sale and has been for:
several years. No signs mark.
the property as being on the"
market.
The closest the property
came to being occupied was'
several years ago when a sex-
shop opened its doors for a brief
time but was shut down by city
officials.
Brandon said she didn't even
know who owned the property-
until Tuesday, but owners of her-
motels are ready to make an
offer on the property.
"I think we see .:an
opportunity for a breakfast-
restaurant which is really-
needed in this area," said;
Brandon.
A deal to sell the property is
in the works according to;
Kirkley who said he would:
know in the next month or two if'
the sale is likely to happen.
"I just got a call from the real:
estate agent about a week ago,"
Kirkely said.
He didn't know the details of-
the potential deal, but that it was.
likely to become a medical-
related facility if the prospective
buyer works out.
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ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY LOCAL NEWS THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 2007 A9


PENDLAND:
Continued from page A

DePeter will step down from the
City Commission to succeed
Pendland as High Springs City
Attorney. Once Pendland
leaves his position he plans on
traveling, finishing building his
new home in High Springs, and
spending time with his two
sons, Ty and Matthew.
"They are my pride and
joy," Pendland said about his
children.
High Springs is far from
Pendland's native Dover, Ohio,.
where he was born three months
before his father was dispatched
to Europe to fight in World War
II. Once the war ended he and
his family moved to Pasco
County, where he said the close
knit community helped instill
values during his childhood
years.
"We were nurtured and
mentored by the whole
community," said Pendland.
Also having a loving set of
parents, aunts, and uncles in his
family is part of the reason why
Pendland looks back fondly on
his childhood.
"I had what you might call a
perfect childhood," he said.
After finishing high school
Pendland packed his bags for
Atlanta, Georgia and worked his
way through Oglethorpe
University performing a variety
of jobs. He earned a degree in
sociology with an emphasis in
youth management and then
enlisted in the Marines and
served in Vietnam. Pendland
said his experience in Vietnam
helped him learn discipline and
sharpen his leadership skills. "I
came away with an
understanding of what was
important and not important."
After his tour of duty in
Vietnam he enrolled in the
University of Florida Law
School. Pendland said he
became interested in a legal
career after serving as a
defensive council in his


)rumm and Pendland on good terms


battalion while in the military.
After receiving his law
degree in 1972, he worked
primarily in real estate law in
Gainesville. In 1978 the law
firm where he worked opened
an office in High Springs, and
Pendland started working at the
firm's High Springs office. As a
real estate lawyer Pendland said
all his clients were always
happy.
"The nice thing about real
estate law is that everyone's a
winner," he said.
He eventually opened his
own law office in High Springs
specializing in civil and real
estate law. In 1986 the High
Springs City Commission hired
Pendland to become city
attorney. For the next 13 years
he worked as a contracted city
attorney, while handling his
own law office. However, in
1999 Pendland became a full-
time staff member of the City of
High Springs to help the
growing city handle the
expanding legal work.
He explained that when he
first started as city attorney, the
earlier High Springs
Commissions he worked with
were individuals who had lived
in the city for generations, and
they shared a paternal view of
High Springs and viewed their
service as stewards of the
.community. In recent years
High Springs Commissioners
have had different views than
their predecessors about issues
facing the area, but Pendland
said the city has always had
capable individuals.
"The city has always been
blessed with good people in
elective office and staff as
well," said Pendland.
During his years as an
attorney Pendland has always
went by the mantra of treating
others the way they would like
to be treated.
"The simple rule is to follow


DePeter to resign


as High Springs


Mayor


Today Staff Report
HIGH SPRINGS High
Springs Mayor Tom DePeter is
set to resign from the High
Springs City Commission as he
assumes the city's attorney
position from the retiring Jim
Pendland.
DePeter, who has been on
the commission since 2004,
was one of two candidates who
sought the city's attorney
position. The commission
selected DePeter for the
position earlier this month
citing his knowledge of issues
in High Springs and attention to
detail.
Once DePeter assumes his
new position on Sept. 10,
Mayor Pro Tern Larry Travis


will become the mayor.
According to City Manager
Jim Drumm, commissioners
will discuss options for filling
DePeter's vacant seat during
the next commission meeting
scheduled for Sept. 13. Some
of the possible options include
appointing an interim city
commissioner or leaving the
seat vacant until the scheduled
November election.
Three candidates have
announced their candidacy for
the vacant commission seat.
Bill Coughlin, former mayor of
High Springs, former Plan
Board member Gene Levine,
and resident Dick Williams will
be on the ballot this November.
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the golden rule, and treat people
the way you want to be treated,"
said Pendland.
He believes he's leaving his
office with the respect of the
entire High Springs community.
He said working with the city of
High Springs was the highlight
of his career.
"All in all this has been the
most satisfying aspect of my
professional career," said
Pendland.
City Manager Jim Drumm
said Pendland brought a history
of High Springs and its people
to the city attorney position. He
said he met many important
contacts through Pendland over
the past three years since
becoming city manager. During
those years Drumm said he
shared a close relationship with
Pendland.
High Springs Commissioner
Larry Travis was most
impressed with the
encyclopedic knowledge
Pendland had about High
Springs. Travis said Pendland's
years of service to High Springs
was a benefit to the entire


community.
"He's a great asset," said
Travis.
Gabriel spoke for the
citizens of High Springs on
Pendland's service to the


community.
"The city of High Springs
really enjoyed your service,"
said Gabriel.
Pendland said he feels
blessed for the life he has


experienced.
"I feel like the 23rd Psalm
that goodness is following me
my whole life," he said.
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Santa Fe Pop Youth Basketball

Guest Editorial by Hal Brady, Alachua Recreation Center Director


Alachua Youth basketball started 26
years ago with the support of
extremely dedicated volunteers. The
old YM.C.A. would not allow Alachua
to participate against any of the small
towns in Alachua County
because the City of Alachua
elected to use the money
previously given to the
Y.M.C.A. and hire a
recreation director yours
truly.
I went to a City of High
Springs Commission
meeting 25 years ago and
asked that our Alachuateams
be permitted to participate Hal B
with their Y.M.C.A. teams.
From that meeting, teams
were formed and all games and
practices were played at Mebane
Middle School. Later we used the
former Rolling Green School as we
needed more space for practices.
The volunteer program played
against Keystone Heights, Live Oak
Sheriff's Boys Ranch and Southeast
Boys Club of Gainesville. After three
years, other small towns in Alachua
County started to compete with
Alachua, bringing about the formation
of ACTFOR, a new league which
would pull all of the rural small towns
together.


The City of Gainesville basketball
program helped with the development
of Alachua basketball with' rules,
games and having a girls and a boys
program. Archer and Newberry began
working with Alachua,
F" B and about five years later
the City of High Springs
became involved in the
basketball league. High
SJ Springs participants
teamed up with
Alachua's and that was
when the organization
was switched to Santa Fe
Youth Basketball. When
ready High Springs had the
organization they had
nearly 20 teams while
Santa Fe Basketball .organization had
over 30 teams. Archer had 10 and
Newberry had eight teams.
ACTFOR conference in basketball
got bigger with Hawthorne, Micanopy,
Waldo and City of Gainesville
participating in just the. girls' division.
Within the last 10 years, Ft. White,
Bell, and Trenton entered the ACTFOR
league. With all these teams, Alachua
and High Springs make up two-thirds
of the ACTFOR basketball league. I
believe that is because both High
Springs and Alachua are blessed with
the Alachua Recreation Center gym,


Mebane's gym, Santa Fe High School
gym, and High Springs Community
gym, as well as many churches that
have gyms.
We have come a long way over the
last several years as we now have four
outside basketball courts at the
Recreation Center. We don't have to
walk through mud to get to the gym
like the old days. New bathrooms and
new lighting in the gym were added.
We don't have to use a jet heater or cat
litter to dry the gym floor. We have air
conditioning in the gym and we hope
to begin resurfacing the floor in the
next year.
The volunteers who ran the
program in the past, the volunteers of
today, and the volunteers in the future
will continue to be the foundation of
helping our community through youth
basketball, local company basketball
and high school basketball. The
recreation league program has sent
players to high schools, colleges and
some pro basketball teams. Many of
our returning coaches in the program
are players from years ago.
We offer sincere thanks to all the
volunteers.
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Herald's attention to
Grapski puzzling
The editorial in the Aug. 23.
20.71 High S,.rings Herald appears
to take issue \ith Alachua Police
Chief Jernigan's investigation of
the .aliditN of a check written b\
Charles Grapski to a local
business. The editor refers to this
as a "minor incident" and poses the
question "Do you know how\ many
times Jernigan has personal
in estimated a bad check in the past
year?" and responds with "Never.
Nada. Zero."
Bad checks cost businesses
thousands of dollars each year and
generally that cost is passed on to
other good pay ing consumers. The
businesses in Alachua that advertise
in the HSH ma. agree \with this
proactive police work. Ultimately
the citizens and businesses \will be
the judge of whether writing a bad
check. which can be a felony or a
misdemeanor depending on its face
amount, is a minor incident and if
Jernigan's action were
inappropriate.
Now some questions posed to
the editor: Ho\l many limes has the
High Springs He ald editor gone to
the Alachua County Jail and
interviewed an inmate and gien
the story as much print as the
Grapski story
Ho\w many inmate photos
personally taken by the editor ha\e
been put out in their media?
How\ many times has someone
that has been charged \with si\
felonies been given the newspaper
and internet coverage by the HSH
to the extent as Grapski has?


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How man\ times have they
posted. on a weekend no less. a
judge's order on the release from
jail of someone charged \ith this
man% felonies?
MI, guess to all these questions
%otLld be, "Never. Nada. Zero."
All this coverage of Grapski's
arrest and subsequent charges while
at the Alachua County Jail certainly
giles the impression that the High
Springs Herald is giving extra
special attention to someone they
have called a "political enemy."
The editor likes to say that to
many people perception is the truth.
Now. ,\hat is perception and
what is truth'
Hugh Calderwood, V\MD
i.41achia. FL





Letters to the Editor should be
brief and to the point. typed. if
possible, and double-spaced. Letters
may be shortened due to space
con,-iraini'.
Letnes must be signed and
include the w\Tler's address and
phone number to be considered for
publication
Letters are subJect to editing.
Generall. onl] one lener from the
same \riter sill be printed each
issue
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Todin P.O. Box 2135..Alachua. FL
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ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY PUBLIC NOTICES THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 2007


PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF MEETING

BEFORE THE PLANNING AND
ZONING BOARD OF THE

CITY OF ALACHUA, FLORIDA

Notice is hereby given that the Planning and Zoning Board of
the City of Alachua will hold a public hearing on a proposed
Site Plan on September 11, 2007 at 6:30 p.m. The hearing will
be held in the Commission Chambers of the new City Hall, at
15100 NW 142 Terrace, Alachua, Florida, to consider a
request by Causseaux, Hewett, & Walpole, Inc., agent for
Alachua Partners, LLC, owner, for consideration of a Site Plan
for a concrete batch plant on a 10 acre parcel, located at
approximately 13501 US Highway 441 or 1,000 feet east of
the intersection of US Highway 441 and NW 104th Terrace,
Alachua, Florida. FLUM: Industrial; Zoning: Industrial
General (IG); Tax parcel #05959-001-001.,
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At the Planning and Zoning Board public meeting all
interested parties may appear and be heard with respect to the
proposed Site P'lan. Copies of the proposed Site Plan are
available for public inspection at the Planning and Community
Development Department, 15100 NW 142 Terrace, on any
regular business day between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30
p.m. beginning on the Friday. before the scheduled meeting.
Written comments on the proposed Site Plan may be sent
to the following address: City of Alachua, Planning and
Community Development, P. O. Box 9, Alachua, FL 32616.
Notice is given pursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes,
that in order to appeal any decision made at these public
hearings, you will need a verbatim record of the proceedings.
It will be your responsibility to ensure that a verbatim record
is made. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities
Act, any persons with a disability requiring reasonable
accommodation in order to participate in this meeting should
call the City Clerk at (386) 418-6100 x 101 at least 48 hours
prior to the public hearing.
(Pub.: August 30, 2007)


PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF MEETING

BEFORE THE PLANNING AND

ZONING BOARD OF THE

CITY OF ALACHUA, FLORIDA

Notice is hereby given that the Planning and Zoning Board of
the City of Alachua will hold a public hearing on a proposed
Final Plat on September 11; 2007 at 6:30 p.m. The hearing will
be held in the Commission Chambers of the new City Hall, at
15100 NW 142nd Terrace, Alachua, Florida, to consider a
request by Eng, Denman & Associates, Inc., agent for Brian
and Heather Russell, owners, for a Final Plat for a
development consisting of four single-family lots. The 5.09
acre parcel is located at 12502 NW 194th Terrace, Alachua,
Florida. FLUM: Moderate Density Residential; Zoning: RSF-
1; Tax Parcel No. 03986-002-001.

At the Planning and Zoning Board public hearing all interested




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At the Planning and Zoning Board public hearing all interested
parties may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed
Final Plat. Copies of the Final Plat and related materials are
available for public inspection at the Planning and Community
Development Department, 15100 NW 142 Terrace, on any
regular business day between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30
p.m. the Friday before the scheduled meeting. Written
comments on the proposed Final Plat may be sent to the
following address: City of Alachua, Planning and
Community Development, P.O. Box 9, Alachua FL 32616.
Notice is given pursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes,
that in order to appeal any decision made at these public
hearings, you will need to ensure that a verbatim record is
made. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities
Act, any persons with a disability requiring reasonable
accommodation in order to participate in this meeting should
call the City Clerk at (386) 418-6100 x 101 at least 48 hours
prior to the public hearing.
(Pub.: August 30, 2007)


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PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF MEETING

BEFORE THE PLANNING AND

ZONING BOARD OF THE

CITY OF ALACHUA, FLORIDA

Notice is hereby given that the Planning and Zoning Board of the
City of Alachua will hold a public hearing on a proposed
amendment to the City of Alachua Official Zoning Atlas on
September 11, 2007 at 6:30 p.m. The hearing will be held in the
Commission Chambers of the new City Hall, at 15100 NW 142
Terrace, Alachua, Florida, to consider a request by Causseaux,
Hewett, & Walpole, Inc., agent for Michael Stanley and Michelle
Shugar, owners, for consideration of an amendment to the City of
Alachua Official Zoning Atlas from Agriculture (A) to Industrial
General (IG). The 7.16 acre project site is located at 6401 NW
120th Lane, Alachua, Florida. FLUM: Industrial; Current Zoning:
Agriculture (A); Tax Parcel Nos. 05899-001-001 and 05899-001-
002.




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At the Planning and Zoning Board public hearing all interested
parties may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed
amendment to the City of Alachua Official Zoning Atlas. Copies
of the proposed amendment and related materials are available for
public inspection at the Planning and Community'Development
Department, 15100 NW 142 Terrace, on any regular business day
between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. the Friday before the
scheduled meeting. Written comments on the proposed
amendment may be sent to the following address: City of
Alachua, Planning and Community Development, P.O. Box 9,
Alachua FL 32616. Notice is given pursuant to Section
286.0105, Florida Statutes, that in order to appeal any decision
made at these public hearings, you will need to ensure that a
verbatim record is made. In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, any persons with a disability requiring reasonable
accommodation in order to participate in this meeting should call
the City Clerk at (386) 418-6100 x 101 at least 48 hours prior to
the public hearing.
S(Pub.: August 30, 2007) ,


PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF MEETING

BEFORE THE PLANNING AND

ZONING BOARD OF THE

CITY OF ALACHUA, FLORIDA

Notice is hereby gh en that the Planning and Zoning Board of
the City of Alachua will hold a public hearing on a proposed
Preliminary Plat on September 11, 2007 at 6:30 p.m. The
hearing will be held in the Commission Chambers of the new
City Hall, at 15100 NW 142 Terrace, Alachua, Florida, to
consider a request by Causseaux, Hewett, & Walpole, Inc.,
agent for Upland Properties of NCF, LLC, owner, for a
Preliminary Plat for a development consisting of an industrial
park containing six lots. The 9.23 acre parcel is located at
13600 NW US 441, Alachua, Florida. FLUM: Industrial
Zoning: Light and Warehouse Industrial (ILW); Tax Parcel
No. 05964-002-000.


At the Planning and Zoning Board public hearing all
interested parties may appear and be heard with respect to the
proposed Preliminary Plat. Copies of the Preliminary Plat and
related materials are available for public inspection at the
Planning and Community Development Department, 15100
NW 142 Terrace, on any regular business day between the
hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. the Friday before the
scheduled meeting. Written comments on the proposed
Preliminary Plat may be sent to the following address:
City of Alachua, Planning and Community Development,
P.O. Box 9, Alachua FL 32616. Notice is given pursuant to
Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, that in order to appeal any
decision made at these public hearings, you will need to
ensure that a verbatim record is made. In accordance with the
Americans with Disabilities Act, any persons with a disability
requiring reasonable accommodation in order to participate in
this meeting should call the City Clerk at (386) 418-6100 x
101 at least 48 hours prior to the public hearing.
(Pub.: August 30, 2007)


PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF MEETING

BEFORE THE PLANNING AND

ZONING BOARD OF THE

CITY OF ALACHUA, FLORIDA

Notice is hereby given that the Planning and Zoning Board of the
City of Alachua will hold a public hearing on a proposed Site Plan
on September 11, 2007 at 6:30 p.m. The hearing will be held in the
Commission Chambers of the new City Hall, at 15100 NW 142
Terrace, Alachua, Florida, to consider a request by American
Engineering Company, Inc. and SRS, LLC, applicant and agent for
Charles Van and Barbara Ann Ellis, Norma Moore and Marion
Lewis Nieland, property owners, and Rock Properties, Inc,
developer, for consideration of a Site Plan for a new Walgreens
Drug Store with drive-through facilities and supporting
infrastructure on 3.32 acres, located on five parcels of land. The
parcels subject to this site plan are located adjacent to U.S. Highway
441 and bounded on the east by N.W. 140th Street and on the west
by N.W. 141st Street, Alachua, Florida, and are shown in the map
below. FLUM: Commercial and Community Commercial; Zoning:
Commercial Intensive and Community Commercial; Tax parcels
03588-000-000, 03588-001-000; 03592-000-000, 03591-000-000
and 03591-001-000.
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At the Planning and Zoning Board public meeting all interested
parties may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed Site
Plan. Copies .of the proposed Site Plan are available for public
inspection at the Planning and Community Development
Department, 15100 NW 142 Terrace, on any regular business day
between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. beginning on the Friday
before the scheduled meeting. Written comments on the proposed
Site Plan may be sent to the following address: City of Alachua,
Planning and Community Development, P. O. Box 9, Alachua,
FL 32616. Notice is given pursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida
Statutes, that in order to appeal any decision made at these public
hearings, you will need a verbatim record of the proceedings. It will
be your responsibility to ensure that a verbatim record is made. In
accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, .any persons
with a disability requiring reasonable accommodation in order to
participate in this meeting should call the City Clerk at (386) 418-
6100 x 101 at least 48 hours prior to the public hearing.
.(Pub.:' August 30, 2007)


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PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF MEETING

BEFORE THE PLANNING AND

ZONING BOARD OF THE

CITY OF ALACHUA, FLORIDA

Notice is hereby given that the Planning and Zoning Board of
the City of Alachua will hold a public hearing on a proposed
Site Plan on September 11, 2007 at 6:30 p.m. The hearing will
be held in the Commission Chambers of the new City Hall, at
15100 NW 142 Terrace, Alachua, Florida, to consider a
request by Eng, Denman & Associates, Inc., agent for
American Boat Carriers, Inc., owner, for a Site Plan consisting
of a new office building (3,000 s.f.) to replace an existing
trailer, and the addition of associated parking spaces. The
2.42 acre project site is located in the Copeland Industrial Park
at 13105 Rachael Boulevard, Alachua, Florida. FLUM:
Industrial; Zoning: Light and Warehouse Industrial District
(ILW); A portion of Tax Parcel No. 03231-005-001.


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At the Planning and Zoning Board public hearing all interested
parties may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed
Site Plan. Copies of the Site Plan and related materials are
available for public inspection at the Planning and Community
Development Department, 15100 NW 142 Terrace, on any
regular business day between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30
p.m. the Friday before the scheduled meeting. Written
.comments on the proposed Site Plan may be sent to the
following address: City of Alachua, Planning and
Community Development, P.O. Box 9, Alachua FL 32616.
Notice is given pursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes,
'that in order to appeal any decision made at these public
hearings, you will need to ensure that a verbatim record is
made. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities
Act, any persons with a disability requiring reasonable
accommodation in order to participate in this meeting should
call the City Clerk at (386) 418-6100 x 101 at least 48 hours
prior to the public hearing.
(Pub.: August 30, 2007)






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Newberry loses
in first two
matches of
season


VOLLEYBALL, Below

Santa Fe wins over Celtics


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1 Santa Fe head coach
breaks leg in practice
By ADAM BOUKARI
Today Sports Writer
ALACHUA It's an often used saying to
wish a friend or colleague good luck. "Go
break a leg." From Hollywood to the small
stages across America, it's been said by
millions almost to the
point of triteness. Of
course the aphorism isn't
meant literally, but as is
the case in sports legs
really do break.
Santa Fe High School
head football coach Bart
Brooks Brooks knows that better
than anyone. Last Thursday, Aug. 23,
Brooks was reviewing punt blocking with
his team. Raider kicker Collin Mixon had
been suffering from shin splints and Brooks
decided to take on the punter's duties of the
drill.
According to Brooks, he placed the
football on the tip of his right foot and
extended his leg to simulate the point where
a punter makes contact with the ball.
Instead of making contact with the ball, one
of the oncoming Raider players made
contact with Brooks. The first-year head
coach took a knee directly to his shin.
"I've done it just like I've done for the
past 15 years of practice. Instead of going
BROOKS on page B6


Santa Fe ties u


RICK BABSTON/Alachua County Today
Raider defensive coordinator Dave Doner calls out directions to his defense Friday during Santa Fe's 7-7 tie with
Buchholz in the two school's preseason classic.


* Raiders find way to tie
Buchholz in preseason
By ADAM BOUKARI
Today Sports Writer
ALACHUA Just one week prior to
their opening game against Newberry,
the Santa Fe High School football
team hosted Buchholz for its preseason
classic. The Raiders, led by first-year
head coach Bart Brooks, played the


Bobcats for a varsity half of football
followed by a junior' varsity half.
Brooks was facing his former team
as was Buchholz defensive coordinator
.Scott Pritchett who led the Raiders for
seven seasons. The crowd for the
contest neared that of a homecoming
game as emotions ran high and
community members piled into the
stadium for the first look at this year's
edition of Santa Fe football.
The Raiders found themselves


trailing 7-0 for most of the contest
until a remarkable play on defense
fueled Santa Fe to a 7-7 tie of the
Bobcats. With less than a minute left
in the varsity half, Santa Fe junior Josh
Banks forced an errant pass from the
Bobcats that tipped into freshman
teammate Shaquan Jones' hands.
Jones then took the ball 48 yards for a
touchdown.
RAIDERS on page B3


Coach not satisfied with 43point win


* Newberry erupts
for 27 points in
second quarter after
slow start
By CLIFF OLSEN
Today Sports Writer
NEWBERRY- They say looks
can be deceiving and that's what
Newberry High School head
football coach Tommy Keeler
felt following the Panthers' 49-6
lopsided win over Taylor
County in Friday night's
preseason classic.


"To me it was very deceiving.
I think we came out in that first
quarter playing like we
practiced,"
said Keeler,
whose club
scored seven
points in the
first quarter
before
exploding for Keeler
27 points in
the second period. "It seemed
like we were flat and going
through the motions both
offensively arid defensively.


Then we decided to get things
clicking a little bit in that second
quarter."
After a fumble and a missed
field goal on its first two
possessions on the night,
Newberry found the end zone
each of the next six times it had
the ball. The Panthers ran for
173 of their 290 yards in the
opening half, while allowing the
Bulldogs to rush for 112 yards
in the first 24 minutes of play.
"I want the kids to understand
we're not there. I don't want
PANTHERS on page B6


RICK BABSTON/Alachua County Today
Panther wide receiver Matt Robinson pulls down a touchdown
reception in Newberry's blowout win over Taylor County.


It'sgo time



for Gators

By ADAM BOUKARI
Today Sports Columnist
How did this happen?
How did the college
football season sneak up on
us? It seemed like it was just
days ago when the Florida
Gators hoisted the Sears
Trophy in victory and now
here we are with the Gators
kicking off their 2007 season
on Saturday.
The midday game time for
the Gator game against
Western Kentucky is going to
be treacherous with the heat.
But, don't for a minute think
that's going to stop Gator
faithful from piling into Ben
Hill Griffin Stadium to,
.welcome the reigning
national champions back for
another season.
Florida is inexperienced in
a lot of positions, there's no
questioning that. But, we
must remember that the
Gators also recruit the top
players in the nation at every
position. Of course, that
means regardless of
inexperience Florida will
have a lot of talent on the
field.
The Gators have a couple
of cupcake games to start the
season, which is not unusual
for Florida. Then it's time
for the Tennessee Volunteers
to come to town. That will
be a tough test for Florida,
but with the game being
played in the Swamp the
Gators will be the heavy
favorite;
There's no easy way in the
SEC. The conference is just
brutal, which is why every
year each conference game
can make or break a season.
Is there a repeat in sight?
Without doubt.
Florida has the ability to
BOUKARI on page B2


Raiders win in five


* Santa Fe
back to beat
Catholic


comes
Trinity


By ADAM BOUKARI
Today Sports Writer
OCALA It wasn't the way
the Santa Fe High School
volleyball team wanted to -s-- ,
open the season, but they'll
surely take a win nonetheless.
The Raiders battled back from
trailing two games to win over
the Ocala Trinity Cath'olic
Celtics 18-25, 21-25, 25-13,
25-19, 15-8.
Santa Fe (1-0), just a few
days removed from their
RICK BABSTON/Alachua County Today
preseason classic games Santa Fe seniors Chelsea Pearl and Leah Leventhal attempt to block
SANTA FE on page B3 a ball last Tlursday during the Raiders' preseason classic.
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Newberry shows signs of improvement

* Bisaccia pleased
with effort through
first two matches


By CLIFF OLSEN
Today Sports Writer
NEWBERRY Through her
first two matches as a volleyball
coach, Michele Bisaccia said
she has been pleased with the
effort of her Newberry High
School volleyball team.
But despite showing
glimpses of improvement the
Panthers have lost their first two
matches of the 2007 season.
In Monday night's season
opener at home, Newberry won
the first game, but was handed a
25-19, 19-25, 14-25, 22-25 loss
NEWBERRY on page B3


RICK BABSTON/Alachua County Today
Panther Erin Czerenda digs a ball on Monday night against Bronson
in Newberry's season-opening loss.
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You Guess the Score!
Each week, Alachua County Today's Two-Minute Drill
scoreboard will be displaying a significant score from the past.
Test your trivia skills by trying to guess which game it was, and
what two teams played in the game that the score applies to.
Please note that the winner of the game always will be listed as the
"Home" team, regardless of where the game was played. This
week's answer can be found on B3.

*The Mid-Florida Officials Association is recruiting
Individuals to become FHSAA Certified Officials. MFOA serve
the following Counties Alachua, Citrus, Columbia, Dixie,
Lafayette, Lake, Levy, Marion & Sumter Counties. Come join us,
you may be the next NFL or NBA official but, you will never know
if you don't start. For information contact Wade Clayton at 352-
665-3142 or email: wadeclayton@hotmail.com

*Santa Fe Youth Basketball Sign-ups
Sign up now at the Alachua Recreation Center. Ages 4-14 years
old. Contact us Alachua Recreation at 386-462-1610.

*Alachua Soccer League
Recreation Soccer
Applications are at the Alachua Recreation Center. Looking for
coaches, players, volunteers & board members.
The cost to participate is $50.00 per player which includes eight
weeks of soccer plus the Alachua World Cup Tournament. Ages 5
years old to 14 years old. Fall players provide shin guards, cleats.
Black shorts, black socks, jerseys or shirts will be orders.
Acceptance will be at the soccer board's discretion.
Sign up through September 8th.


Game Start. September 22nd
There is a $15.00 Late Fee for late registration
More more information, contact the Alachua Recreation
Department at (386) 462-1610.

Alachua Recreation Signups:
*Alachua Little Jaguar Flag Football League
Fees and birth certificate are required with completed
registration. Registration will not be accepted without fees and
copy of.birth certificate. (Birth certificate is required even if child
has previously played.) Fee: $50. Applications available at the
Alachua Recreation Center.

ESanta Fe Babe Ruth Cal Ripkin Baseball 2007
Fall registration/signups. Practices begin around Sept. 4.
Seasons ends weekend of Nov. 17. Shirt, hat, trophy plus nearly 10-
weeks of fall instruction baseball. Deadline is Sept. 1. Please don't
wait. Forms are available on-line at
http://www.santafebaberuth.org or pick up forms at the Alachua
Recreation Center, Clubhouse Athletics (High Springs) Mon.
through Sat. (regular business hours).
Fees must be paid at registration. No refunds after uniforms are
ordered. There will a $10 fee for all returned checks. Any
registration received after Sept. 1 or postmarked after Aug. 31 may
be placed on a waiting list. Copy of birth certificate is needed for
all first time players. For more information, contact Mike Griffis at
386-454-3532 (griffis@santafebaberuth.org).


BOUKARI, from page BI

repeat as national champions,
but it's going to take a lot of
focus on the part of the Gators.
For the most part, there's no
down game for Florida. Week
after week the Gators are going
to have to bring their best game.
The biggest test for Florida-will
surely be LSU. The Tigers are
ranked second in the nation for
a reason and going into
Louisiana to play gives the
home team an edge. If the
Tigers and Gators go
undefeated up until their
meeting, it's going to be a game
to remember.


Florida hosts Florida State
this year. It's almost
unbelievable that the Gators
have won the last three
meetings with the 'Noles.
That's right, Florida State hasn't
beaten the Gators since 2003,
back during Ron Zook's second
to last season with UF.
There's no more Chris Leak.
He made it clear when he
committed to Florida that he
wanted to win a national
championship. His career
certainly did go the way he
anticipated, but nonetheless, the
end result was all that he could
hope for a national title ring.
Leak endured booing,
coaching changes and sharing


time with a freshman. And, he
did all of it with a tight lip and a
positive attitude. He never
spoke a negative word about his
teammates, coaches or the
Florida program. He's a first
class,act and his jersey may not
be up on Ben Hill Griffin
Stadium like Danny Wuerffel's
and Steve Spurrier's, but he has
earned a spot in the hearts of the
Gator nation.
Now, it's Tim Tebow's turn.
We all watched in amazement
how a college freshman could
play such a pivotal role on a
team. He powered his way past
some of the best linebackers in
the country and played with
electricity. This year is a


different story, but if Tebow
lives up to. the hype and what
everyone has seen so far, he's
going to do some great things
while at Florida.
Kickoff is just two short days
away and University Avenue in
Gainesville will be littered with
orange and blue apparel and
smell of game-day specialties.
It may be hot on Saturday, but a
few hours in the Florida sun
with 90,000 other fans may be
the best tailgate party of all.
Adam Boukari can be reached
at sports@alachuatoday.com or
by calling (386) 462-3355.


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This week's Heroes of the
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Local Cadet Program Accepting
Applicants, Holding Informational
Meeting
Special to .4aclima Countri TuJda
The Gaines ille Composite Squadron of the U.S. Ci\ il Air
Patrol (CAP) is current. accepting applications for ne\\ cadet
members. Civil Air Patrol's cadet program is a positive
enrichment activity for youth, ages 12-18. who are interested
in a\ nation and space. CAP cadets benefit from opportunities to
improve phN sical fitness and leadership skills while e learning to
excel in character, academics and citizenship through
participation in exciting acti\ cities including orientation flights.
encampments.
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.' and humanitarian
missions, and
community service
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With the start of
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EGainesiille Warrior Girls Fastpitch tryouts:
The Gainesville Warrior Fastpitch Softball organization will be
holding tryouts for the 2007 fall season on Saturday, August 18
from 9 11 a.m. and again on Saturday August 25 from 9 11 a.m.
Tryouts will be held at the City of Alachua Recreation Center.
Tryouts will be for age groups 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U.
Please call Robert Atwood (352) 246-6905 or e-mail
rra4pfc@aol.com for additional information.

SCity of High Springs fall sports registration
The City of High Springs Recreation Department is accepting
registration for its fall sports soccer, volleyball and flag football.
The early bird registration cost is $40 for each sport. The
registration cost on or after September 1st will be $50.
Soccer is available for kids ages 5-16, volleyball is available for
ages 7-16 and flag football is open to ages 5-12.
Registration forms can be picked up at City Hall and at
Clubhouse Athletics. Forms will also soon be available on the city's
website- www.highsprings.com.
For more information contact Johanne Bell, Recreation Leader at
highspringsrecreation@yahoo.com.

MInterested in playing golf at Santa Fe High School?
Anyone interested in playing girls golf at Santa Fe High School
this season needs to contact head coach Loretta Shane as soon as
possible. Players will need to obtain a physical and parent consent
form to participate.
There will be an informational meeting at Santa Fe High School
in the dean's office following school on Tuesday, August 2.1. Golf
is a great way to help your game in other sports as well. For more
information, call coach Shane at (386) 462-1125.


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SANTA FE:
Continued from page Bl

against Middleburg and Ocala
Forrest, seemed at times out of
sync in the opening two games
against the Celtics, with miss-
hits, off sets and poor passing.
However, what doomed the
Raiders was poor blocking at
the net that allowed Trinity
Catholic to pick apart the holes
in the Raider defense.
"We weren't blocking well
and our passing game was not
where it needed to be," said
Raider head coach Michele
Faulk. "We got beat on the
block and they would tip into
areas we weren't covering. We
were not in position where we
were supposed to be."
The Raiders held a 10-9 lead
in the first game thanks to an
Ashley Rosenboom kill. The
Celtics then went on an 8-0 run
to take complete control of the
first game, leading 17-10.
Trailing by six later in the
match, the Raiders put together
a run to close to within three,
20-17. That's as close as the
visitors would get as Trinity
Catholic cruised the rest of the
way to a seven-point win.
The second game was a back-
and-forth battle as the Raiders
held an early 7-3 advantage.
The Celtics went on another
service run and soon found
themselves ahead 17-13. A
determined Santa Fe squad
pushed back and tied the game
on a Rosenboom kill to
deadlock the contest at 19-19.
Once again, Trinity Catholic
proved to be the better team,
especially in the clutch, as they
went on to win the second game
by a four-point margin.
The Raiders found
themselves just one-game away
from starting the season off
with a loss. For the match,
Santa Fe had a surprising 14
service errors and 11 hitting
errors.
"You want to have a team that
can shut down the momentum
of another team. We stress
serving and we were trying to
be aggressive with our serving,"
said Faulk. "When you are


RICK BABSTON/Alachua County Today
Raider junior outside hitter Ashley Rosenboom goes for a kill
last week against Ocala Forrest.


aggressive with serving you're
going to have errors, but we
have to capitalize by being
aggressive and consistent."
Santa Fe's Leah Leventhal
kicked it up a gear in the third
game as she recorded a game-
high five kills. On the night,
Leventhal tallied a whopping
17 kills, 14 service points, five
digs and two aces. Behind the
hitting of Leventhal, the
Raiders controlled the third
game. A Chelsea Pearl tip put
Santa Fe ahead 14-7 in the early
going before the Raiders' Bryce
Miller and Leventhal combined
for a block on the final point of
the game.
The Celtics challenged the
Raiders more in the fourth
game as the teams were tied 10-


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10. Santa Fe held 20-18 upper
hand and.then capped the game.
with a 5-1 run to knot the match
score at two games apiece.
SThe final game looked more
like a formality than anything
else. The Raiders dominated
from the start, with a 10-2 lead.
Santa Fe's Kelsi New earned
the final point of the match with
a tip that landed between four
Celtic defenders to secure the
Raiders' first win of the season.
Rosenboom and teammate
Stephanie Moser led the
Raiders in digs with 11 apiece
while Pearl led in blocks with
two and picked up eight kills.
Rosenboom also had seven kills
as New recorded 18 assists.
"I had some players start
stepping up and making plays
and beginning to have more
confidence in each'other as a
team," said .Faulk. "They
needed this game because
we've got an extremely tough
schedule all with the purpose of
being a stronger team for the
post season.
"They really battled as a
team, fought as a team and
came out on top as a team."
Santa Fe is in action tonight
against Ocala Forrest with a 7
p.m. start time. The Raiders
lost to Forrest in the
championship match of their
preseason tournament just a
week ago.
Adam Boukari can be reached
at sportS@alachuatoday.com or
by calling (386) 462-3355







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20-18, before the Eagles closed
out the game with a 5-1 run to
deadlock the match.
Five consecutive service
points from Stephanie Hardy
gave Newberry an 8-5 edge in
the third game. But Angela
Massa collected seven service
points and Tiffany Bryant added
five more as the Eagles took
control of the game, owning
leads of 18-12 and 24-13 before
claiming the game and a 2-1 lead
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Continued from page B1

Raider sophomore kicker
Collin Mixon then came
through in the clutch for Santa
Fe, splitting the uprights on the
extra point to provide for the
final margin.
"It was a great effort play by
two guys," said Brooks, "Josh
Banks a reserve defensive end
and a freshman (Shaquan
Jones) came through."
Santa Fe held Buchholz to
just 69 yards on the ground on
18 carries but gave up 110 yards
through the air on six
completions. Meanwhile, the
Raiders' offense struggled,
recording 19 yards in the
rushing game and a meager four
through the air on a pair of
completions.
"We had a total of 14
offensive plays on the night and
we struggled," admitted Books.
"It wasn't because of effort but
because of our execution.
Offense is always the last to
come around because of the
timing it takes and things like
that."
Brooks was impressed with
his team's defensive
performance.
"Our defense played really
well," said Brooks. "After
Buchholz scored the first
touchdown I thought we might
see the old Santa Fe team that
didn't handle adversity real
well. But we kept battling."
Buchholz scored on its
opening drive of the game with
a nine-play, 64-yard drive that
was capped by a 19-yard
touchdown completion. With
7:13 left in the first quarter, the
Bobcats held a 7-0 advantage.
The Raiders failed to convert
on offense as the home team
was three-and-out on its first
possession of the game.
However, on the Bobcat's
ensuing drive, the Raider
defense stopped the visitors and


NCWDERRY:
Continued from page B1
by Bronson. The following night,
the Panthers traveled to Lake
Butler, but Union County took
care of Newberry, 25-14, 25-7,
16-25, 25-15.
"I was happy with the effort
overall for our first match,
absolutely. They were on the
ground and they hustled," said
Bisaccia, after Monday night's
match. "At times we were
definitely all over the place and
didn't play together but I was
proud that they found a way to
bring it back, but it was a little
too late."
At the start of the match, the
Panthers did not look like a
program that has just won six
matches since 2001, including a
pair of winless campaigns in
2003 and last -season. Sequoria
Williams' kill gave Newberry a
1-0 lead before Dianca Willard
reeled off eight consecutive
service points, including five
aces, to give the Panthers a 9-0
lead.
Newberry enjoyed its biggest
lead of the game and the match -
19-6, but the Panthers had to
hold off the Eagles down the
stretch. Brittany Smith's five
straight service points pulled
Bronson to within 22-19, but a
pair of kills from Erin Czerenda
and an ace by Williams closed
.out the opening .game for
Newberry.
In the second game, which
Bronson led most of the way,
another ace by Williams and a
block by Czerenda moved the
Panthers to within one, 15-14.
However, Smith collected three
service points, including a pair of
aces, to push the Eagles to a 19-
14 advantage. Czerenda later had
a kill and fired an ace to make it


forced a punt on fourth-and-
five. That's when Santa Fe's
Justin White and Chris Dixon
both blocked the Buchholz punt
to put the Raider offense near
midfield.
Santa Fe moved down near
the Bobcat 15 yard line before
stalling and failing to convert
on a fourth-and-short situation.
One impressive note from the
game were the amount of big.
hits the Raiders recorded
throughout the first half. Santa
Fe's Darrian Taylor pulled up
from the secondary and
recorded a big stop on a
Buchholz run play. Also
impressive was a shot Jones
provided to the Bobcat
quarterback during the second
quarter.


Two other big plays that the
Raiders made came from K.J.
Carter and Vernnis, Jenkins..
Carter provided smothering
punt coverage as Buchholz tried
to return a punt and Carter.
recorded a tackle for a loss on
the play. Jenkins picked up a
touchdown saving tackle
midway through the second
quarter as a Bobcat Ball carrier
broke into the Raider
secondary.
Santa Fe plays Newberry
Friday at Panther Stadium for
its first regular season contest.
The game will kickoff at 7:30
p.m.
Adam Boukari can be reached
at sports@alachuatoday.com or
by calling (386) 462-3355


RICK BABSTON/ Alachua County Today
First-year Newberry volleyball coach Michele Bisaccia speaks
to her team Monday during her team's match against Bronson.


The fourth and eventual final
game of the match was a see-saw
affair that featured 13 ties and
seven lead changes. Both clubs
went back and forth before
Chelsea Hall's two service points
gave the Panthers a little
breathing room at 14-12. But the
Eagles answered and held four,
one-point leads until Newberry
inched back in front at 20-19.
However, that would be the
Panthers' last lead of the night as
Jessica Blankenship's four
service points keyed Bronson's
match-clinching 6-2 run.
"I felt like we were definitely
as good or better than our
opponent," said Bisaccia, .who
has never played or coached
volleyball before. "I have to give
it to them, they definitely came
back and brought it together for
the last couple of games. But I
was proud of my girls they
hustled through the end."
The Panthers were led by
Willard's 12 service points, with
Williams adding five service
points in the loss: Czerenda, a
senior, finished with five kills,
two blocks and two service
points for Newberry.
"I was really pleased with
Dianca (Willard). She just upped
her skill for the match today,"
Bisaccia said of the junior. "She
has been making great gains in
practice and she made another
great gain today, I was really
proud of her. But I was really
pleased with everybody's effort."
Blankenship led Bronson with
12 service points, seven kills and
one block, while Smith chiped


in with 10 service points, seven
assists and two kills in the win
for Bronson (1-0).
"I'm certainly not happy with
the score," said the coach. "But
I'm happy with the effort and I'm
happy with the attitude and the
hustle."
On Tuesday night, Czerenda
and Monique Williams each had
three blocks in the loss, with
Hardy and Lavarsha Nattiel each
firing three aces.
"I didn't think we started off as
well as we did last night
(Monday) but I was proud of the
way we came back in the third
game, we fought back," said
Bisaccia, who is also the
Panthers' softball coach. "But we
still have a long way to go and a
lot to work on."
Newberry, which hasn't been
to the regional playoffs since
1982, returns to action on
Tuesday, Sept. 4 as they play
host to Chiefland in a Class 3A,
District-5 match at 7 p.m.
"Trying to come together as a
team is our number-one goal, to
learn to lean on each other and
that it's about the team and that
it's not about the individual,
that's been our biggest hill,"
Bisaccia said. "That's definitely
something we're still working on
but it's something everyone on
the team' is buying into.
"I have a bunch of
competitors, once we all get on
the same page I think we will be
better."
Cliff Olsen can be reached at
sports@alachuatoday.com or by
calling (386) 462-3355


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B4 ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY LABOR DAY THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 2007
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a national
holiday\ that
has been
celebrated in
the United
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began as a celebration and
parade that \\as put on b\
the Knights of Labor in 1 882
to honor the working class.
Tlis first celebration \\as
held in Ne\I York
In 1884. the parade %\as
held on the first Nlonda\ in
September and the Knights
of Labor deemed this date
Labor Da\. Labor
organizations began to lobb\
state legislatures to
recognize Labor Da\ as an
official state holiday and in
1887. the first states to do so
",\ere Ne\\ York, Nev\ Jersey,
Massachusetts, Colorado
and Oregon. In 1893. Ne\\
York workerss took an unpaid
da\ off and marched around
Linion Square in support of a
national Labor Da\.
In 1894. 12,000 federal
troops \ere called into
Pullman, IL. to break up a
huge strike against the
Pullman rail\wa company .
T\o workers s \\ere shot and
killed bN U.S. deputy\
marshals. Following these
events. Congress passed a
la\\ in 1894 that recognized
Labor Da\ as an official
national holiday .
Toda\. the U.S.
Department of Labor
describes Labor Da\ as "a
creation of the labor


Began

nmo\ement that is dedicated
to the social and economic
achievements of American
workers It constitutes a
\earl\ national tribute to the
contributions workerss hla\e
made to the strength,
prosperity and \ell-being of
our country."
In recent \ears, the Labor


Da\


celebration


undergone some changes. In
large industrial cities, huge
parades and large displays
have become problematic.
Therefore. man\ smaller
parades and celebrations
no\\ take place and man\
Labor Da\ addresses b\
leaders are gi\en nation\\ ide
coverage on tele\ vision, on
radio and in newspapers.
Toda\. in the United
States. Labor Da\ has come
to be recognized not onl\ as
a celebration to honor the
working g class, but also as
the unofficial end of
summer. Man\ schools and
colleges begin classes
immediately\ follow \ ng
Labor Da\. whilee
vacationers take advantage
one last time of the \arm
weather which results in
campgrounds. state parks
and s\\inming pools being
\erN bus\ on Labor Da\.
Labor Day is the last
three-da\ weekend d of \arm
weather in the United States.
Because of this. it has come
to be as much about family .
vacations and reunions as it
is about the American
%worker.


Fun Labor bay recipes


By LEIGH MAISENBACHER
Special to Alachua CountyToday
Labor Day is a time for cookouts
and parties. It's also a time to
enjoy with the kids, whether at
home, camping or vacationing.
Following are some fun kid
recipes that the whole family can
enjoy!

Banana Boats
1 banana, unpeeled
Chocolate chips
Mini marshmallows
Peel banana on
one side and cut a
wedge into it. Place
chocolate chips and
marshmallows into
wedge. Cover with
peel. Cover entire banana ,
with aluminum foil and place on
hot coals for about 5 minutes.

Fruit Cones
Ice cream cones
Fresh fruit, cut into small pieces
Honey
Granola
Fill ice cream cones with fruit,
drizzle with honey and top with
( granola. 4


Kid's Trail Mix
4 c. Chex cereal
1/2 c. M&Ms
1/2 c. raisins
1/2 c. peanuts
1/2 c. dried fruit pieces
Place all ingredients
into a large plastic bag
and shake until
thoroughly mixed.

Lemon Pineapple
Smoothies
2 c. lemonade
1-1/2 c, frozen
pineapple chunks
1 c. pineapple
sherbet
1 c. lemon yogurt
Place all
ingredients into a
Slender. Blend on low for 1
minute. Blend on high until
smooth.

Now that the kids have these
recipes to prepare the snacks for
your Labor Day festivities, you
can sit back, relax and enjoy!
Happy Labor Day!


North Florida man integral part



of labor movement


By LEIGH MAISENBACHER
Special toAlachua CountyToday
A sa Philip Randolph was
one of the great leaders in
the labor movement. He
was born the son of an African-
American Methodist Episcopal
minister on April 15, 1889, in
Crescent City, FL.
In 1911, Randolph moved to
New York City and attended City
College. In 1914, he married
Lucille E. Green, a widowed
Howard University graduate and
entrepreneur who shared his
socialist politics.
In 1912, Randolph and Chandler
Owen founded an employment
agency, which attempted to
organize African-American
workers. In 1917, Randolph and
Owen founded the magazine The
Messenger, which became known
as one of the most brilliantly edited
magazines in the history of African-
American journalism. In 1918,
Randolph and Owen embarked on a
nationwide anti-war speaking tdtir


that brought them under the
scrutiny of the U.S. Department of
Justice.
In 1925, Randolph accepted an
invitation to lead a new
organization called the
Brotherhood of Sleeping Car
Porters. Over the next 10 years, he
led an onerous campaign to
organize the Pullman porters. The
campaign eventually resulted in the
certification of the BSCP as the
exclusive collective bargaining
agent of the Pullman porters.
In 1938, Randolph put pressure
on President Franklin D. Roosevelt
to end discrimination in the
employment of African-Americans
in the federal government. He'
began organizing African-
Americans to march on Washington
in protest. In turn, President
Roosevelt issued an Executive
Order barring discrimination in
defense industries on June 25,
1941.
After the passage. of the
Selective Service Act of 4947,


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Asa Philip Randolph
Randolph demanded the:
government integrate the armed:
forces. At this time, he founded the:
League for Nonviolent Civil'
Disobedience Against Military;

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BROOKS:
Continued from page Bl

for the ball they ran through to
my leg and I got a knee to my
shin full speed," recalled
Brooks. "It was a great effort
play, but it broke my tibia."
Brooks had to be helped off
the practice field just one day
before his team's preseason
classic against Buchholz. X-
rays revealed that Brooks did in
fact have a broken tibia and has
since been placed in a hard,
magenta-colored cast that
extends from his toes to the top
of his knee. Brooks reports fliat
he will be in the cast anywhere
from six to eight weeks,
meaning the head coach won't
be back on his feet until after
the midpoint of the season.
'He remembers his initial
thoughts once the incident
occurred.
"My first thought was this
can't be happening," lamented
Brooks. "I told them (the team)
the only way they're going to
make this leg feel any better is
if they go out and block a punt
against Buchholz."
Last Friday night soon caine
and Brooks hobbled up the
steps of the press box on the
visitor's side of Raider Field
with the help of a pair of
crutches. From there, he saw
his team, with 3:26 left in the
first quarter against the
Bobcats, block a punt.
Brooks says he would like to
have something more mobile
on his leg to allow him to coach


from the sideline; however, the
reality appears to be that the
coach will be in the press box
until the cast is removed.
"It's not a bad view, but it
doesn't allow you to have the
sideline management that you
would like," admitted Brooks
who will make his regular
season debut against Newbeny
on Friday night. "I plan to be in
the box for the first six games
of the season."
Brooks, a man known for
being on the move, is now
literally sidelined. The injury
has forced him to use a golf cart
during practice in order to
move around the field more
quickly and alleviate pain
associated with the break. His
car isn't getting as many miles
on it as Brooks is having his
younger brother Ron, also the
baseball coach at Santa Fe,
drive him to and from work
daily.
To say it has been an
adjustment for the injured
Brooks would be an
understatement, however he
admits the support from his
staff has been encouraging.
"All of my assistant coaches
have stepped up and it shows
what team work is all about,"
said Brooks. "The players have
been understanding and help
me as much as they can. It's
not the way I want to start the
season, but there's nothing we
can do right now."
Adam Boukari can be reached
at sports@alachuatoday.com or
by calling (386) 462-3355


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PANTHERS:
Continued from page B1
them to be satisfied with this
win," said Keeler, whose
defense limited the Bulldogs to
one yard of offense in the
second half. "We were out of
position on defense a lot in the
first quarter and part of the first
half, we got into position in the
second half. We have to work a\
lot harder and we have to get
better. I know it sounds crazy."
Quarterback Guy Brown led
the way for Newberry, running
six times for 52 yards and two
touchdowns, while completing
four of the six passes he
attempted for 103 yards and a
pair of scores. Antwan Ivey, the
Panthers' Class 2B first-team
all-state running back had four
carries for 80 yards, including a
brilliant 58-yard touchdown run.
Ivey's scoring run came on
Newberry's third possession of
the game and started the scoring
barrage for the home team.
Undermanned Taylor County,
which was 3-7 in 2006, missed a
field goal and punted on its first
two possessions of the evening.
After a penalty forced the
Panthers to start their drive on
their own 42-yard line, Ivey
took the handoff, stutter stepped
a few times, broke at least two
tackles and was able to maintain
his balance on his way to the
end zone with 54 seconds left in
the opening period.
Newberry then got the ball
back after Josh Pardo recovered
a fumble on the Bulldogs' 29-
yard line. That set up Ryan
Brown's touchdown run that
looked similar to Ivey's scamper
and gave Newberry a 14-0 lead
at the 10:44 mark of the second
period.
But Taylor County's lone
offensive highlight came during
the ensuing possession on a
third down and 10 play from its
own 33-yard line. Kelvin
Bellamy took the handoff and
bolted 67 yards down the near
sideline and made it a 14-6 affair
with 10:12 left in the second
period as Ty Crowley missed the
extra point.


RICK BABSTON/Alachua County Todayi
Newberry's Ryan Brown dives past a pair of Taylor County defenders Friday to score six of the
Panthers' 49 points on the night.


"Defensively we let them
gash us a little bit," Keeler said.
"They ran that jet sweep on us
real well. I don't like seeing
that."
However, it's safe to think
that Keeler enjoyed Ivey's 88-
yard kickoff return that set up
Guy Brown's six-yard scoring
run on a quarterback keeper
which gave Newberry a 21-6
edge at the 9:50 mark. Then Guy
Brown found his brother Ryan
streaking towards the end zone
with a, nicely thrown pass
resulting in a 34-yard
touchdown and a 27-6
advantage with 6:45 left in the
period. Guy Brown then capped
off his club's exceptional
second-quarter with a 14-yard
touchdown run to pish the
Panthers' margin to 33-6 with
36 seconds left until halftime.
The Newberry quarterback
closed out his evening with an
eight-yard fade pass to Matt
Robinson in the corner of the
end zone at the 8:11 mark of the
third quarter. The pass, followed
by Ryan Brown's two-point
conversion run off a bad snap
padded the Panthers' cushion to
42-6.


"I felt pretty confident
(throwing the ball). When our
offense is clicking it is hard for
us to be stopped," Guy Brown
said. "I knew once we started
going that we were going to put
some points on the board. It's
pretty fun knowing that we can
score from pretty much
anywhere."
David McConnell's one-.\ard
burst into the end zone capped
Newberry's nine-play, 70-yard
drive and provided. the final
margin with 2:59 remaining.
"We had some big plays on
offense, we can make big plays,
we have some guys who can do
that and I like that. We just need
to play a little better than we did
tonight," said Keeler, who
guided Newberry to a 6-5 record
a year ago and its first playoff
appearance since 2001. "I don't
want to be satisfied with that
because I know we can't play
like this.and reach our goals. In
a way, it's a good thing we
played like this, we know we
have to practice hard and we
have to play better."
Xavier Woods added 53 yards
rushing on six carries, while
Ivey also caught two passes for
61 yards in the win for the
Panthers, who amassed 393
yards of offense for the night.
Phil Warner kicked five extra
points for Newberry on the
night, but was just short, hitting
the cross bar ori a 39-yard field
goal attempt in the first quarter.
For Taylor County, Bellamy
finished with 62 yards rushing
on two carries and the
touchdown. Crowley, who
shared the quarterback chores
with Greg Sneed, finished 2-for-
8 passing for 18 yards. The
Bulldogs were held to just one
yard of total offense in the
second half and ended with 131
yards of offense for the night.
On an injury note, starting
right guard Chadd Buchholz
was forced to leave the game

RANDOLPH:
Continued from page B4

Segregation. Due to the threat
of widespread civil disobedience,
President Harry Truman ordered an
end to military discrimination on
July 26, 1948.
In 1955, Randolph was elected
vice president of the newly merged
AFL-CIO. He used this position to
push for desegregation and respect
for civil rights inside as well as
outside the labor movement. The
Civil Rights Movement honored
Randolph by naming him the chair
of the 1963 March on Washington.


after suffering a cut on his hand.
According to Keeler, the
sophomore offensive lineman
received 12 stitches but is
expected to play in Newberry's' -
season-opener against Santa Fe.;
"We were a B-, which is not a -
bad grade for a kickoff classic,"
said Keeler about grading his
team's ;performance. "It's a
weird feeling, we didn't start
like I wanted to start."
But the way the Panthers'
offense performed in the second
quarter and the way the defense
finished the second half, which
included many reserve players
from both squads, is a positive'
heading into Friday's contest at
Panther Stadium.
"That wasn't our best
performance but we're coming.
out trying to work hard so we
can go farther in the playoffs,
we should have went farther,,
than the first round in the.
playoffs last year," Guy Brown.
said. "We gained a little-
confidence out of it because we
put up 49 points but at the same
time we see we have a long:
ways to go."
So, maybe things don't look;
as bad for the Panthers, who:
ended a four-game losing streak:;.
to the Raiders with last year's;
14-6 win in Alachua to open the.'
2006 campaign. Now Newberry-
will look to post its second-
straight win over Santa Fe,
which would be the first time
the Panthers achieved that feat
since winning the 1997 and
1998 meeting with the Raiders.
"If we play like we can and
our offense plays a lot better and;
our defense plays a little bit
better and makes some
adjustments I think we're going
to come out on top," Guy Brown
said. "We always want to beat -
Santa Fe, being Newberry, that's:'
our rival."
Cliff Olsen can be reached'atf
sports@alachuatoday.com or by.
calling (386) 462-3355

Randolph was one of the.,
founders andpresident oftheNegro-
American Labor Council from
1960 to 1966. In 1964, he was,
awarded the Presidential Medal of
Freedom by President Lyndon
Johnson. In 1968, Randolph retired:
as president of the BSCP and was
named president of the newly:
formed A. Philip Randolph,
Institute, which was established to:,
promote trade unionism in the-'
African-American community.
Although his health had begun
to deteriorate in 1968, Randolph,,
served on the AFL-CIO Executive
Council until 1974. He died on
May 16, 1979.


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ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY CRIME STOPPERS THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 2007 B7.


POLICE REPORTS


Alachua Police Department
The following information was
provided by Alachua Police
Department (APD) Detective
Daiy Lloyd

Warrant Arrests
*On Aug. 24, 2007 at 7:03 p.m.
officers made contact with 21-
year-old Devine Hathcock of
Alachua. Hathcock was
observed riding on an ATV on
CR 241 at NW 128 P1. A
computer check revealed that
Hathcock had a warrant for
failure to appear out of Alachua
County with a bond of $5,000.
Hathcock was' arrested without


incident.
.On Aug. 23, 2007 at 11:26 a.m.
officers responded to 13812
NW 15.8 P1 regarding a
disturbance. Officers made
contact m ith 37 year old
Rosalyn Marie Williams of
Alachua. Williams had an active
warrant out of Putnam County
for failure to pay child support
with a bond of I1,000. Williarms
was arrested without incident.
*On Aug. 22, 2007 at 7:11 a.m.
officers made contact \ith 38
year old Charlotte G.
Wetherington of Alachua at
13820 NW 14'. Street. A
computer check revealed that


Wetherington had active
warrants in Alachua County for
trespass with a $3,000 bond and
fraud with a $2,500 bond.
Wetherington was arrested
without incident.

High Springs Police
Department
Troda, Suita Ref:'r
The information below has
been compiled based on police
repot'' is 'pr'oviuciby the High
Springs Police Dparrtimen
*On Aug. 26 at 12:36 a.m. High
Springs Police conducted a
routine traffic stop at N\\ 244


St. and US 441 of a vehicle with
a driver-side head light out
driven by 35-year-old Anthony
Jackson of Fort White.
Jackson told police that his
license was suspended. Police
issued Jackson a traffic
summons requiring him to
appear at the Alachua County
Courthouse in September.
*On Aug. 26 at 9:33 p.m. High
Springs Police performed a
traffic stop in front of LTD
Motors at 17014 US 441 of a
Dodge truck drl~en by 54-N ear-
old Martin Freese of
Gainesville. During the traffic
stop it was discovered Freese
was v.jated b\ .-\lachua Count\
on charges of worthless checks
Police transported Freese to the
.\1achua Count .Jail.


*On Aug. 28 at 8:57 p.m. High
Springs Police arrested both 40-
year-old Timothy Woods and
45-year-old Deborah Tidwell
of High Springs on warrants
from Alachua and Gilchrist
County respectively. Both
individuals were transported to
the Alachua County Jail.
*On Aug. 11 High Springs
resident Scott Mleers reported
to police that someone stole his
2004 Suzki ATV from his
residence located at 181 3 NW
25th Terrace bet\eeni Aug. 6
and Aug. 11. Mle.ers told
police the ATV was valued at
approximately\ S3.500.
*On Aug. 18 at 9:45 p.m. High
Springs Police received a report
about a possible drunk dri er on
the 600 block of South Ma-ii


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You may be tempted to
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car while you travel or do
errands, but please leave
your companion animals at
home. Even during mild
weather, the inside of your
car can reach 120 in a
matter of minutes, even if
you're parked in the shade


with the windows cracked or
down. This can mean real
trouble for dogs or cats that
are unable to perspire and
can only dispel heat through
the pads of their feet or by
panting.
Pets that are left in hot
cars even briefly can suffer
from heat exhaustion, heat
stroke, brain damage, or
death. Do not think that


because you'll only be gone
"just a minute" that your pet
will be safe while you're
away from the vehicle. To
avoid any chance that your
pet will succumb to heat-
related illness or death this
summer, be sure to play it
safe by leaving your pet cool
and refreshed at home while
you're on the road.
And if you do happen to


see a pet in a car alone
during the hot summer
months, promptly alert the
management of the store
where the car is parked. If
the owner does not appear,
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Ronald Gene
Kasserman
White Male,
01/21/63
5'10", 150 Ibs
Black Hair,
Blue Eyes

Currently wanted
for: Fleeing and
Attempting to
Elude a Police
Officer, Driving
With a
Suspended or
Revoked Drivers
License


John
Alexander
Pagliarini
White Male,
02/09/80
6'2", 185 Ibs
Brown Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently wanted
forn Felony
Larceny/Theft Over
$300.00 but less than
$5,000.00, Fraud-
Swindle/Obtain
Property over 20k less
than 50k


Benjamin
Carleton
Rosenshein
White Male,
05/11/82
6'1", 140 Ibs
Brown Hair,
Brown Eyes
Currently wanted
for: Possession of
Marijuana with the
Intent to
Sell/Manufacture/D
eliver, Possession of
Marijuana not More
Than 20 grams


Michael
Joseph
Debartolo
White Male,
02/22/83
6'1", Weight
Unknown
Brown Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently wanted
for: Felony'
Larceny/Theft Over
$300.00 but less
than $5,000.00,
Fraud-Illegal Use of
Credit Cards


Rosie Lena
Berry
Black
Female,
12/06/81
5'7", Weight
Unknown
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Felony Fraud-Fail
to Redeliver
Hired or Leased
Property


Ali
Barbour
Black Male,
01/27/1989
5'11"1
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Larceny (multiple
counts), Forgery
(multiple
counts),
Racketeering


Shavonne
Bradley
Black Female,
04/07/1980
5'08
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Grand theft,
Dealing in
stolen
property,
Forgery


Jerry J.
Moore
Black Male,
11/7/77
6'05"
Brown Hair,
Blue Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Possession of
Drug
Paraphernalia


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Laura Marie
Batich
White Female,
10/24/71
:5'4", 135 Ibs
'Dark Blonde
Hair, Hazel
Eyes
Currently
vWanted for:
Felony Fraud -
Qbtaining
Controlled
substance


Gregory
Romesburg
White Male,
03/02/1960
6'00"
Grey Hair,
Blue Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Larceny


Timothy
Williams
Black Male,
10/16/1981
5'07"
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Possess
controlled
substance


Canvas
Morris
Black
Female,
09/04/1982
5'07"
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Weapon
offense


Kenneth
Eunice
White Male,
04/22/1967
5'09"
Blonde Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Battery,
Criminal
mischief


Katashawa
T. Brown
Black
Female,
5/2/77
5'01"
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Civil Order of
Arrest


Katara N.
Strange
Black
Female,
1/23/81
5'09"
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently'
wanted for:
Battery


Eddie L.
Kelsey
Black Male,
9/3/74
5'11"
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Battery


What should I do?


Review the pictures above. If you know the
location of any of these wanted individuals, please
contact the Combined Communications Center at
352-955-1818 or remain anonymous by calling
C ime Stoppers at 352-372-STOP.


Callers are eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.
DO NOT APPROACH OR ATTEMPT TO
APPREHEND ANY OF THESE INDIVIDUALS.
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the driver in question. 39-N ear-
old Lloyd Hone.cutt of High
Spinngs after a stop sign
Siolation. Hone. cutt fled on
foot. Once Honeycutt was
apprehended he performed
poorl' on field sobriety
exercises and refused to take a
breath test Police arrested
Honevcutt on DUI. resisting
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: A-
1 TOWING SVC/AUTO
REPAIRS gives Notice of
Foreclosure of Lien and intent to
sell these vehicles on
09/22/2007, 10:00 a.m. at
14515 NW PEGGY RD,
ALACHUA, FL 32615-5449,
pursuant to subsection 713.78
of the Florida Statutes. A-1
TOWING SVC/AUTO REPAIRS
reserves the right to accept or


reject any and/or all bids.

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(Pub.: August 23, 2007)
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
ALACHUA COUNTY,
FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION

File No. 07-CP-1226
Division: A

IN RE: ESTATE OF
KATHLEEN E. BUCHER
Deceased.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

The administration of the
estate of KATHLEEN E.
BUCHER., deceased, whose
date of death was June 2, 2007,
is pending in the Circuit Court
for Alachua County, Florida,


Probate Division, the address of
which is P.O. Box 600,
Gainesville, FL 32602-0600.
The names and addresses of
the personal representatives
and the personal representa-
tives' attorney are set forth
below.

All creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or
demands against decedent's
estate on whom a copy of this
notice is required to be served
must file their claims with this
court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3
MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS
NOTICE ON THEM.

All other creditors of the
decedent and other persons
having claims or demands
against decedent's estate must
file their claims with this court
WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE.

ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED
WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS
SET FORTH IN SECTION
733.702 OF THE FLORIDA
PROBATE CODE WILL BE
FOREVER BARRED.

NOTWITHSTANDING THE
TIME PERIOD SET FORTH
ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED
TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE
AFTER THE DECEDENT'S'
DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.


The date of first publication of
this notice is August 30, 2007.

Attorney for Personal
Representative:

Nancy E. Yenser
NANCY E. YENSER, P.L.
Florida Bar No. 222348
Post Office Box 1440
Gainesville, FL 32602-1440
Telephone: (352) 378-8544

Personal Representatives:

MELISSA B. ROMO
1653 WESTWIND WAY
MCLEAN, VA 22102

(Pub.: Aug. 30, &
Sept. 6, 2007)
ADC Self Storage, in
accordance with the Florida Self
Storage Act, hereby notifies that
the following units are
scheduled for public auction, or
other disposition, will be held at
ADC Self Storage, 13701 NW
US Hwy 441, Alachua, Florida
32616

B16 Shirley Ann Gibson
B13 Donna Haile Sheppard
A10 Jason Maurice Loeb
A110 Anna Galarsa

(Pub. Aug. 23 & 30, 2007)
NOTICE TO BID

The City of High Springs is
currently accepting sealed bids
from licensed real estate agents
for the listing, marketing and
arranging the sale of a 4,427 sq.
ft. home on approximately eight


(8) acres. Sealed bids must be
submitted to the City Manager's
office at City Hall, 110 NW 1st
Avenue, High Springs, Florida
32643 by 3:00 pm, Monday,
September 24, 2007. Bid
packets are available at City
Hall.

THE CITY OF HIGH SPRINGS
RESERVES THE RIGHT TO
REJECT ANY OR ALL BIDS.
(Pub.: Aug. 30 and'
Sept. 6, 2007)
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
ALACHUA COUNTY,
FLORIDA

CASE NUMBER: 07-CA-3364
DIVISION: J

CAROL SUE CASTLEBERRY, a
widow, f/k/a CAROL SUE
ROSE,

Plaintiff,

vs.

DANIEL GORDON LOTT if
living or his unknown heirs,
administrators or assigns if
deceased.

Defendants.
/

NOTICE OF ACTION -
REAL PROPERTY

STATE OF FLORIDA
COUNTY OF ALACHUA

TO: DANIEL GORDON LOTT,
whose last known residence
address was 525 Rush Street,


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Serving all of Alachua County Joe Meyer: 386-984-9075


Mananna, loridaa ana wnose
residents and whereabouts are
otherwise' unknown, if alive and
if dead, then his respective
estate, by and through and
unknown heirs, devisees,
grantees, assignees, creditors,
lienors and trustees, and all
other persons claiming by,
through, under or against them
or any of them.

YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an
action to Quiet Title qn the
following property in Alachua
County, Florida:

Lot Nineteen (19) of
Block Two (2) Michigan
Heights, according to
plat thereof recorded in
Platt Book "D",Page
69, of the public
records of Alachua
County, Florida

has been filed against you and
you are required to serve a copy
of your written defenses, if any,
to it on WAYNE CARROLL,
Plaintiff's Attorney, whose
address is P.O. Box 1898,
Keystone Heights, Florida
32656, on or before September
24, 2007 and file the original
with the Clerk of this Court, P.O.
Box 600, Gainesville, Florida
32602; either before service on
Plaintiff's Attorney or immedi-
ately thereafter, otherwise a
default will be entered against
you for the relief demanded in
the Complaint or Petition.

If you are a person with a
disability who needs any
accommodation in order to
participate in this proceeding,
you are entitled, at no cost to
.you, to the provision of certain
assistance. Persons with a
disability who need any
accommodation, in order to
participate should call Jan
Phillips, ADA Coordinator,
Alachua County Courthouse,
201 E. University Ave.,
Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352)
337-6237 within two (2) working
days of your receipt of this


[InotLIce;, yuu are ear Ing
impaired call (800) 955-8771; if
you are voice impaired, call
(800) 955-8770.

DATED on August 14,
2007.

J.K. Buddy Irby
Clerk of Court

By /s/ Tricia G. Corraggio
Deputy Clerk
(COURT SEAL)

(Pub. August 23 & 30, 2007)
Request for Bid to Pave
Parking Lot

The City of High Springs is
requesting bids from paving
contractors to pave
approximately 5000 Sq Ft of
parking lot, located at 30 SW
1st Ave High Springs, FL,
32643. The bid specifications
will be available by contacting
The City of High Springs Code
Enforcement Officer, Penny
Banks, or the City Planner,
Christian Popoli, at 386-454-
1416, Ex. 3 or at City Hall 110
NW 1st Ave High Springs.

Sealed Bids are due No later
then Monday, September 10,
2007

DISCLAIMER: THE CITY OF
HIGH SPRINGS RESERVES
THE RIGHT TO REJECT ANY
OR ALL BIDS. THE CITY
RESERVES THE RIGHT TO
ACCEPT THE BID THAT IS IN
THE BEST INTEREST OF THE
CITY REGARDLESS OF
WHETHER OR NOT IT IS THE
LOWEST BID.
(Pub.: August 30, 2007)
PUBLIC NOTICE

The City of Hawthorne Citizens
Advisory Task Force will hold a
public meeting on September 4,
2007 at 2:00 pm at City Hall,
6700 SE 221st Street,
Hawthorne, FL, 32640, for the
sole purpose of discussing a
grant application to be
submitted to the Department or


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C2 ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY CLASSIFIED THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 2007
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Environmental Protection,
Florida Recreational Develop-
ment Assistance Program for
the development of the
Hawthorne Recreation Park.
The Public or any interested
persons are invited to attend.
For further information, please
contact Donna Mayes, City
Clerk at 352-481-2432.


PUBLIC NOTICE

The City of Hawthorne Citizens
Advisory Task Force will hold a
public meeting on September 4,
2007 at 2:30 pm at City Hall,
6700 SE 221st Street,
Hawthorne, FL, 32640, for the
sole purpose of discussing a
grant application to be
submitted to the Department or
Environmental Protection,
Florida Recreational Develop-
ment Assistance Program for
the upgrade of the children's
playground at The Hawthorne
Recreation Park. The Public or
any interested persons are
invited to attend.

For further information, please
contact Donna Mayes, City
Clerk at 352-481-2432.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: A-
1 TOWING SVC/AUTO
REPAIRS gives Notice of
Foreclosure of Lien and intent to
sell these vehicles on
09/25/2007, 10:00 a.m. at
14515 NW PEGGY RD,
ALACHUA, FL 32615-5449,
pursuant to subsection 713.78
of the Florida Statutes. A-1
TOWING SVC/AUTO REPAIRS
reserves the right to accept or
reject any and/or all bids.


1G6DW51Y4J9709337
CADILLAC
(Pub.: August 30, 2007)


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2007 High School Football Special

Zladcua Countp Wobap




Traditional Remodel


Bart Brooks and Tommy Keeler were hired for similar
reasons, but none more vital than rebuilding the legacy
of two tradition-rich football teams


Santa Fe


Ih


By The


umber


The number of consecutive
games the Panthers lost to the
aiders before Newberry's #4 Antwan
Ivey rushed for 251 yards and two
touchdowns in last year's 14-6 win.

The amount of all-
S650 purpose yards Antwan
vey compiled as he earned Class 2B
first-team all-state honors at running
back last season.

"i The date when
I district rival
Ocala Trinity Catholic, now coached
by Ricky Nattiel, visits Panther
Stadium this season. Nattiel went onto
play for UF, before playing in two
Super Bowls during his six year NFL
career with the Denver Broncos.

The number of
Ip4e miles, according to
p qlestat separates Newberry and
Santa Fe High Schools.


The last time
Newberry defeated
antae aTPanther Stadium. .

The score of the last
_. y Newberry vs Santa'
S game p ed at Panther Stadium,
which the Raiders won to begin the
2005 season.
By MIKE DAROZA
'The last time Today Sports Writer
Newberry won a
dist ti Newbelrry won a f l he tools of Bart
Brooks and Tommy
SKeeler's trade may
99V The last time the differ vastly from
7 & Panthers won those of your
two straight meetings in their series standard, building
with the Raiders. con actor. but the most
important task each of them


confron~ir C, '
couldn't be more similar.
Inste.id of hammers, sajws
and hea\) po%\er equipment.
Brooks and Keelet are armed
solel\ i\ith blood. s\\eat and
whistles in their quest to
rebuild the former tradition
back into their respective,
tradition-rich football teams.
Most remodel projects begin
with some sort of demolition of
the jobsite in one manner or
another as a way of "tearing
out" the unwanted or unused
elements of the jobsite in order
to start with a clean slate.
Next comes the foundation,
then the framework, the roof


and
then lastly
the finishing
touches that eventually
produce a ne'\ building,
proud) standing tall \\here a:
heap of concrete, ood and'
steel once nla in a pile of
random pieces
Apparently. rebuilding a high:
school football program has to:
happen the same exact way,:
from the bottom up.
Otherwise, builders or, in:
this case, coaches -- who'
constantly try to perform
cosmetic changes on the'
existing structure are merely:
dealing with a house of cards.
"We had to get all new
parts," joked Keeler, who is:
REMODEL onpage 2


The number of state
2 championships Santa Fe has won
m football. The Raiders won the Class
3A title in 1991 and Class 4A 1994.

The number of playoff
7 appearances the Raiders had in the
1990s, including two state title
seasons.
The last time the
Raiders made the
lo as in 2004 when they
knocked off state-ranked No.2 South
Sumter 24-21 on a last-second field
goal.

In the past two seasons, Santa
Fe has won just three games,
while losing 17

After a losing campaign last-
Sy year, Santa Fe is faced with the
ality of turning the tide with just two
returning defensive starters.
N.um'uT" common
n opponents for both Newbery
d Santa Fe this season (including
Friday's preseason classic- Taylor
County, Fort White, Williston,
Dunnellon and Union County).
When Santa Fe won
25-6 the state, championship
i 994, the Raiders downed Lake
Wales by a commanding final score of
25-6
The number of regular season
games Raider head coach Bart
rooks has coached for Santa Fe.
Brooks will have his Raider debut in
his team's season opener against
Newberry on Friday night.


Date
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09/01/
09/08/
09/22/
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Newberry


Opponent
2006 Santa Fe
2006 Dixie County
2006 Fort White
2006 Interlachen
2006 Union County


10/06/2006
10/13/ 2006
10/20:2006
10/27/2006
11 '03/2006
11/10/2006
Home Games


Keystone Heights
Trinity Catholic (Oc;
Chiefland
P.K. Yonge
Williston
Trinity Christian (Ja:


Santa
2006 Resul oSa0nta

suit Score Date Oppo nt Result
W 14-6 08/25/2006 Newberry L
L 14-16 09/01/2006 Middleburg L
W 24-7 09/08/2006 Dixie County L
W 54-13 0915/2006 North Marion(Citra) L
W 38-6 09 29:2006 West Port (Ocala) W
L 7-14 10 05,2006 Eastside L
ala) L 7-55 10/13/2006 Williston L
W 55-7 10/20/2006 Dunnellon L
W 9-0 10'26 2006 Gainesville L
L 14-17 11/03/2006 Fort White L
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2 ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY BRAGGING RIGHTS THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 2007
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Last season Newbery head coach Tommy Ke
6-5 record and a playoff appearance.

REMODEL:
Continued from page 1
entering his third year as head coach of the
Newberry Panthers.
"In our case, I walked the hallways of the school
to find the kids who should have been playing
football but weren't for whatever reason."
Before Keeler arrived in Newberry, the amount
of losses was up and team numbers and morale
were way down..
In hindsight, Keeler admits his first year was
definitely a demolition-to-foundation season, but
after last season's 6-5 run and playoff appearance
attests, the Panthers' rebuilding project seems
right on schedule.
"The most important thing to do is find a way to
get your players to buy into the direction you want
that football program to head," Keeler said.
The same holds true for Brooks, who, in his first
season as a head coach inherits a Santa Fe Raiders
team that had more playoff appearances in the 90's


than any other program in the


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state including


two state
championships but
has suffered nearly
twice as many losses
as wins over the past
seven seasons.
"My first mission
here was to find the
guys who truly
wanted to be a Raider
football player,"
Brooks said.
"We wanted to
S work the guys as hard
Sas they'd ever been
worked and see who
S we ended up with. For
that very reason,
a J -Z several starters from
last year are no longer
with the team."
c ae Once the clean slate
had been established,
S the next step is to lay
Sthe foundation, and in
many instances, that
Beler led his team to a task starts by
identifying potential
team leaders to help act
as the subcontractors or "laborers" on the project.
Players with discipline, players who don't need
to be asked to do things the right way whether the
coaches are around or not.
Brooks' next step in the plan is to establish what
he calls a "leadership council," in which four
seniors, three juniors, two sophomores and a
freshman are elected and gather each week to
discuss team issues.
"This puts a group of our peers in a vital
responsibility and accountability role on our
team," Brooks said.
"This group essentially makes most of the team
rules and goals, so it also provides an excellent
sense of ownership throughout our team."
As with any remodel endeavor, there comes a
time when much of the groundwork has been
accomplished and a punch list is then required to
evaluate the status of the project.
Keeler said his first real evaluation occurred last
spring, after his "construction crew" was split
between basketball, track and baseball.


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Contents

Traditional Remodel ........................1
'06 FHSAA Finals results .....................2


Panthers eye second straight playoff berth .


"I wasn't sure how that transition was going to
go, between our first season together and the
second," said Keeler, whose team ironically has a
motto this season "Building the wall" based on
the Bible story of Nehemiah, who, in the face of
life and death adversity, organized ordinary people
to perform extraordinary efforts in the rebuilding
of a huge wall that had been in shambles around
the city of Jerusalem in just 52 days.
"But, the guys all came back with the same
work ethic they had the season before, and I knew
right then that we could simply continue the work
we had already started."
Although he hasn't reached the point of a full
season's evaluation at this juncture, Brooks knows
that the attitude on the football field can in many
way effect the very attitude of the entire student
body.
"I have no timeline yet on how I judge our
progress (since he's been onboard as head
coach)," Brooks confesses.
"I think it's a cycle most high school football
teams have to go through when a new coach is
hired.
"The kids are doing a great job right now, but
we'll know more when we have
guys who have been in this system
three or four years. .p
"Once things start taking shape,
the positive effects can reach
farther than just the football team.
It can affect the whole school."
The true test of any remodel is
when the final touches have been
slapped on and the last little bit of
polishing takes place, and the
construction is complete.
In high school football, the
ultimate standard of completion
may be a state championship. -
However, both Keeler and
Brooks agree that if you judge a -
program's success entirely on
whether or not a state i
championship is acquired, you are ; 4 X
selling your program and its Raider head
players short. season with


"Wins and losses are not the only things that
will determine our program's success," Brooks
said.
"It's the effort that is put in.
"I can draw up the best X's and O's I want, but
if the effort isn't there, it doesn't matter.
"If we play with the right-effort, every game,
every down, the wins will take care of
themselves."
Keeler said there are many signs of success in a
football program.
"Our first sign was drawing ian incredible crowd
to the games," Keeler added.
"Like a model home you build to show, people
come by to see it and like what they see, so they
keep coming back.
"As far as that is concerned, we're already
successful.
"But, we're in the business of building character
and camaraderie, and that's hard to see from the
outside, but it's where true success lies.
"Like a construction project, it's the little things
you don't see, like the walls, the plumbing and
wiring that make the building great." :., -I
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Panthers eye second straight playoff berth


By CLIFF OLSEN
Today Sports Writer

BREAKDOWN

'06 Record: 6-5
'06 District (4-2B) Record: 3-1
'07 District 4-2B (Chiefland,
P.K. Yonge, Ocala Trinity
Catholic, Union County)
Last district title: '98
Last playoff appearance: '06
Glory days: Class 2A state
runner-up in '92
Head Coach: Tommy Keeler (8-
13, third year)
Returning starters: 16
(9 offense, 7 defense)
Seniors: 18
Juniors: 8
Sophomores: 5
Freshmen: 0
Home: Panther Stadium,
Newbeny

he Newberry High
School football team
managed just a 2-8
record in Tommy
Keeler's first season as
7Panthers coach in 2005.
While Newberry failed to make the
playoffs that season, Keeler still wanted
his team to experience playoff football.
He took the Panthers to watch the
Union County vs. Ocala Trinity
Catholic Class 2B regional final which
was won by the Celtics as they went
onto capture the Class 2B state title that
season.
"Coming in that first year (2005) we
were 2-8 and the most important thing
we
did was'to put those kids on a bus and
take them to the Union County vs.
Trinity
Catholic playoff game," Keeler said.
"I told them the reason we went was
because next year we're not going to be
sitting here, next year we're going to be
playing in the playoffs."
Newberry responded with a 6-5
record in 2006, which included its first
playoff berth since 2001.
"They bought into it and we worked
hard enough and we got into the
playoffs last year," Keeler said. "You go
from 2-8 to 6-5 and we're in the
playoffs, we have to raise the level
again and start looking a little bit higher
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While the Panthers advanced to the
postseason by finishing as the runner up
in Class 2B, District-4, this season
they're talking district title and Keeler
and his club have also cleared its
calendar for the first weekend in
December.
"We decided we want to be in
Orlando on (Saturday) December 8th,"
said Keeler.
That trip won't be to visit Mickey
Mouse as the Panthers have hopes of
playing for the Class 2B state title that
afternoon at The Citrus Bowl.
While playing for and winning a state
championship is every team's ultimate
goal, Keeler is comfortable with the
elevated goals and expectations for his
club based on his squad's work ethic.
"The way we approached it, we have
to earn that. You can't just come into the
locker room on May 1st and say state
champs and start chanting that," said the
coach, who begins his third season on
the Newberry sideline. "You have to
work at it, there are so many things you
have to do on and off the field before
you can even claim that you're going to
go for some title like that. I think our
kids have earned the right to say we
have goals of winning the district and
playing for a state title."
What also helps is that Newberry
returns, nine offensive starters,
including running back Antwan Ivey,
who earned Class 2B first team all-state
honors as a junior last year. The
Panthers also bring back seven starters
on the defensive side of the ball,
including linebacker Benny Hadley,
who was a second-team all-state pick as
a junior a year ago.
Newberry opens the 2007 season
Friday night by hosting rival Santa Fe.
The Panthers ended a four-game losing
streak with the Raiders last season and
look to win two consecutive games in
this series since beating Santa Fe in
1997 and 1998. In week two, the
Panthers head to Cross City to take on
Dixie County, the same place where
Keeler posted his first "win as
Newberry's coach two seasons ago.
SLast season, the Bears got pay back by
edging Newberry at Panther Stadium.
After a road game at Fort White, the
Panthers open District 4-2B action by
hosting Union County on September
21st.
Newberry then hits the road for two
weeks, traveling across Alachua County
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Guy Brown who helped his team to a playoff appearance in 2006.


Chiefland for another
district contest the
following week.
The Panthers return
home to face Dunnellon
and University Miami
commitment, linebacker
Lerentee McCray for
Homecoming on October
12th before their bye
week. On October 26th,
Ocala Trinity Catholic
comes to Newberry in
what could be the biggest
district game for both
schools. Adding to that
important district game is
that the Celtics are
coached by Ricky Nattiel,
a former Panther. Nattiel
went on to play wide
receiver for the University
of Florida before playing
in two Super Bowls
during his six-year NFL .
career with the Newberry r
Denver Broncos. rushed for
Newberry concludes its
regular season with its final district
game at P.K. Yonge on November 2nd
before its final regular-season home
game on November 9th against
Williston.
"Santa Fe is a big game. But we're
also looking at this, in our district (Class
2B, District-4) I guess me and (P.K.
Yonge coach John) Clifford are the old
timers now," Keeler said. "Andrew Zow
is coming in at Union County and he
has high expectations, he's got these
kids pretty motivated. We have to watch
these guys, they're new, we have to
prepare for a totally new team at Union
County. We've been used to preparing
for the same thing every year and
Chiefland is the same thing, another
new coach and we need to prepare
differently. You go to Trinity Catholic
you have another new coach (former
Newberry Panther Ricky Nattiel),
things are going to be a little different.
"I think we have a pretty competitive
district with new coaches coming in,"
said Keeler. "With us coming off a
pretty good season, I think people aren't
looking to run over Newberry, now
they're aiming for Newberry."

2007 Offense (Ace formation, I-
Formation)
The Panthers are led by Ivey, who
compiled 1,820 rushing yards, 2,650
all-purpose yards and 28 touchdowns.
After putting up those numbers, the 5-
foot-7, 175-pound Ivey, who has
received interest from Auburn, Florida
State, Jacksonville University, Florida
International University and South
Florida, earned first-team all-state
recognition and made him the focal
point for opposing defenses.
"Going back to the spring we spent a'
lot of time with our ace formation,"
Keeler said. "We started running ace the
second half of the season last year, the
reason is that we can't let everybody
just focus on Kelo (Ivey)."
Ryan Brown and Demetrius Debose
are also expected to see time at tailback.
"I've got three or four backs who can
go pretty good," Keeler said. "They're
(Ryan Brown and Debose) going to get
more carries, more reps, they're pretty
good players."
Also in the backfield, Hadley and
Xavier Woods return at fullback.


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turns first-team all-state running back Antwan Ivey. The senior tailback
1,820 yards, recorded 2,650 all-purpose yards and 28 touchdowns last year.


"If we want to bang it, Benny is a
banger he'll get up there and get you 3-
20 yards. Woods is the one who might
break it on you. The big difference is
their running style," Keeler said.
"Benny loves contact, Woods is going
to try and take it to the house. They both
do a good job blocking as well."
Speaking of blocking, the Panthers
bring back three /veteran offensive
linemen. Keeler's son, Ben Keeler is
back at left guard, with fellow senior
Freddie White manning the left tackle
slot. Junior Steve Whitmer is at right
tackle and will be joined in the trenches
by junior Travis Whitley at center and
sophomore Chadd Buchholz at right
guard.
"I think our offensive line is better
than it was last year, we're returning
three and having to replace two. The
other two, Chad and Travis are going to
replace guys who only played one year
on the offensive line for us," the coach
said. "These guys know the offense,
they know what they're doing, these
guys don't make many mistakes.
They'll get beat like anybody else will,
but the thing about these guys is they
know what they're supposed to do."
Whitley and Buchholz both come up
from the junior varsity. Ivey has even
said that although this will be
Buchholz's first year on the varsity
team it will be hard to tell because he
plays like he has been on the line
before.
Keeler said that senior Alex Tipton is
going to see playing time at one of the
guard positions and is the Panthers' top
reserve offensive linemen. Alex
Coppock is expected to start at tight
end, while also serving as the backup
center.
Lining up under center is quarterback
Guy Brown, who ran for, two
touchdowns and threw for two more
during Newberry's 49-6 win over
Taylor County in Friday's pre-season
classic.
"We probably will throw a little more.
He (Guy Brown) really matured in the
second half of the season, he took over
the leadership of the offense," Keeler
said. "He also did a good job running
the option. We have some shotgun in so
we have been working on throwing the
ball. But we're going to run the ball."
At wide receiver, Matt Robinson


returns as Newberry's veteran pass
catcher, with standout receiver Antaw i-
Ivey having graduated. Antonio Browfi
will start at the other wide receiver slot,
while Ryan Brown and Antwan Ivey
could also log minutes at wide out.
"If you're a running team," Keeler ;
said. "You throw the ball to keep the
other team off balance."

2007 Defense (4-3 scheme)
Heading into last season, Keeler said;
that the defense was the area where the ,
Panthers had made the most changes: ~
Heading into this fall, the same could be;
said especially compared to the offense,
Up front, Keeler said Coppock will
return to play the strong defensive end,,
spot and anchor the line. The Panthers
have made changes at the three other
defensive line positions...
"That's what's been fun and;
interesting, is that we have so much
competition on
the defensive line," Keeler said. "We .
moved people around a little bit, we lost ,
Melvin Durden, Tony Perryman and we
moved Josh Pardo from defensive end
to linebacker."
Benny Hadley's younger brother, -
Boris Hadley, a sophomore, earned one
of the starting defensive tackle spots
after his play at the Fellowship of
Christian Athletes camp the Panthers
attended at the end of the summer,
according to Keeler.
At the other tackle position, Keeler
said Paul Hope and Autrell Lewis are
neck and neck in their battle to start.
"I wouldn't be surprised if they go in
for two or three plays each," the coach
said. "They will both see the field."
Ben Keeler is penciled in to start at
the other defensive end slot, while ;
Darrell Simon and Freddie White'$.
younger brother, Chris White, are also -,
vying for playing time. Tipton could see
minutes at defensive end as well.
"Like any football team there is going
to be some place where you're really
trying to work and trying to gel and our
emphasis is putting that defensive line
together," Keeler said. "Even if we have
to rotate at those two positions
(defensive end and defensive tackle)
we're confident that our kids can play."
At linebacker, Benny Hadley returns,
shifting to the middle from the outside,
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Today Sports Writer

BREAKDOWN

-IRecord: 1-9
'06 District (5-3A) Record:
1-3
'07 District: 5-3A (Dunnellon,
North Marion, West Port,
Williston)
Last district title: '96
Last playoff appearance: '04
Glory days: Class 3A state
title in '91, Class 4A title in
'94
Head Coach: Bart Brooks(0-
0, first year)
Returning starters: 5 (3
offense, 2 defense)
Seniors: 12
Juniors: 16
Sophomores: 4
Freshmen: 2
Home: Raider Field,
Alachua

whenever a new
coach takes over a
program, change is
imminent .
According to Santa
Fe first-year head coach Bart Brooks it's
not a change that can take place over
night. Brooks took the head position
with the Raiders earlier this year when
longtime coach Scott Pritchett resigned.
Now, with the season finally here, the
Raiders are out to prove why the 2007
edition of Santa Fe football will be
different.
The Raiders are coming off a 1-9
catnpaign from last season, a year
which saw Santa Fe struggle to get
started in games. The Raiders averaged
3.4 first-quarter points per game last
year while their opponents 8.2. The
start of the second half didn't get any
better. In the third quarter, Santa Fe
averaged 5.2 points per game, but the
opposition nearly doubled that with an
average of 10.2.
Trying to lead the way in turning the
tide for the Raiders this year is a group


of 12 seniors players that were
sophomores when Santa Fe last made
the playoffs in 2004. The junior class
fills up the majority of the Raider roster
as 16 eleventh graders will suit up for
Santa Fe this fall. Rounding out'the
sideline will be four sophomores and
just two freshmen.
The biggest change for Santa Fe that
Brooks often refers to is the mental
toughness. The Raiders have proven
capable of competing with a 7-7 tie to
Class 5A Buchholz in the two
program's fall classic just one week
ago.
Santa Fe has a lot of new faces on the
sideline with several new coaches,
although one constant remains former
Newberry head coach Dave Doner.
Doner holds the duties of defensive
coordinator for the Raiders. Coaching
the running backs this fall is former
Raider and Georiga Southern running
back Wesley Lee. Rounding out the
coaching staff are Chauncey Brown,
Chris Campbell, Greg Gillman and Ben
Haines.
After making the playoffs three falls
ago, Santa Fe has posted a 3-17 record
in the last two seasons. Brooks and the
Raiders are hoping to turn that around
this year with a speedy offensive
backfield and a stingy defense.

2007 Offense (Spread Set)
Look for action on the offensive side
of the ball to take place in the backfield
this season. There is plenty of
quickness behind the Raider offensive
line and Sahta Fe has a variety of
weapons in terms of personnel to get the
job done. It all starts with the leader of
the offense senior quarterback Will
Scaff. The 6-foot-2, 185-poung signal
caller returns to Santa Fe after a brief
stint with Buchholz.
Scaff is a dual threat for the Raiders
with a powerful arm that can sling a
deep ball and quick feet that can dart
between oncoming defenders. With
Scaff, a broken play can go for a
touchdown with on-the-move
improvisation. As a sophomore he
started for the Raiders at quarterback
and. recorded 946 all-purpose yards.
When he does take to the air, Scaff
will look for his two primary targets in
junior Kennan Jenkins and senior Ty


Jones. Jenkins' height and speed make
him a prime candidate for the position.
Jones has worked his way up through
the Raider program and is a sure-
handed receiver with quick feet.
Some of the Raiders' most talented
players are stationed in the backfield.
Senior running back Deonte Merricks
will lead the charge for Santa Fe. He is
a strong and speedy running back that
can block like a lineman if need be.
Once he fights through the line of
scrimmage, his breakaway speed is
nearly untouchable. Merricks averaged
8.6 yards per carry last season on 25
attempts for 215 yards and three
touchdowns.
Leon Williams will anchor down the
other running back position. He is one
of only three returning starters on the
Raiders' offense. Williams can dart in
and out of holes and is an elusive ball
carrier. Fullback Jamal White will also
be assisting in the backfield. White
charges his way past tacklers and is
valuable in keeping the defense on their
toes.
Clearing the way for this athletic
backfield is a solid offensive line led by
center Matt King. The 6-foot-2, 210-
pound senior brings experience to the
line and can muscle defenders away
from the ball. On either side of King are
senior Ryan Helsel and junior Nick
Owens. Helsel can clear the path for a
running back and is the most
intimidating presence on the line.
Meanwhile, Owens provides a solid
punch to defenders and brings
experience to the position.
Rounding out the Raider offensive
line are senior Joe Carney and
freshman Royce Givens. Carney
started for Santa Fe last season at the
offensive guard position. He now
moves to the tackle position where he
will be tasked with opening up holes for
the backfield and slowing down the
pass rush. Opposite Carney is freshman
Givens who will be filling the same
role.

2007 Defense (4-4 Scheme)
The player with the most electrifying
ability maybe on defense for the Raiders
this season. Senior safety Darrian
Taylor has already received some
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is starting at free safety and is expected to perform on kick and punt returns.


Taylor stands, at 6-foot-2 and weighs
180 pounds. He has incredible closing
speed and flies to the ball. He is a hard-
hitting safety who can break up passes
in the secondary and can also offer
some run support.
Taylor saw time at'wide receiver last
year and has been an explosive player
for the Raiders in past seasons. Last
year, Taylor recorded 198 all-purpose
yards and 12 tackles on defense.
Helping Taylor in the secondary are
cornerbacks Chris Dixon and Vernnis
Jenkins. Jenkins is tall and has quick
feet with a good nose for the ball.
Dixon, meanwhile, moves over from
starting safety last season. He has
enough speed to keep up with any
receiver and has good jumping ability.
Dixon is one of just two returning
starters on the Raiders' defense and
recorded 33 tackles last season, three
interceptions, 1.5 sacks and a fumble
recovery.
Carney also does duty on the


defensive line, serving at the defensive
tackle position. Carney offers a good
push off the line and good rush defense.
He's assisted by fellow tackle Vernon
Jenkins. He started at defensive end
last season and is a strong tackler. He is
the second of two returning defensive
starters.
Carrying the load at one of the
defensive end positions is Brad Witt.
The senior brings to the table speed
from the outside and good pass rush.
Witt recorded 25 tackles last season, 1.5
sacks and a fumble recovery. Opposite
Witt is the other defensive end, Michael
Monreal. Monreal is a speedy end with
a good nose for the ball and a hard
hitter.
.Rounding out the defensive side of
the ball are a set of fiery Raider
linebackers. Leading the way for the
Raiders is middle linebacker Justin
White. He is a hard-hitting linebacker
who flies to the ball and packs a
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Road to redemption
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By MIKE DAROZA
Today Sports Writer
There was a time when Will
Scaff took life for granted
and viewed his high school
football career as nothing
more than a mere
formality.
Early on, Scaff thought he would
simply make a few runs through the
playoffs maybe even a shot at a state
title grab the attention of some
college recruiters and sign with a big-
time school and everything would be
set.
No doubt, his intentions were good.
But, there was just one minor
problem.
As Scaff has since learned, the road
to hell is often paved with the best of
intentions.
Equipped with a strong right arm,
and a pair of legs made for running,
Scaff made his way onto the field as a
freshman varsity quarterback three
years 'ago, but only in mop-up duty
behind then senior starter Tony Bartee.


Scaff started for Santa Fe his sophomol
being plagued by injury midway through


By the end of that season, Bartee had
led the Santa Fe Raiders to the playoff,
losing a nail-biter to St. Augustine in
the Class 3A semifinals.
Things were looking up for Santa Fe
-a team that had endured some
painful, losing seasons of late and the
chapter on Scaff's role as a back-up
was coming to a close.
"Bartee told me that now it would be
my time and my team," Scaff
lamented.
"I was kind of nervous about that,
but I felt, at that time, I was ready."
Everything was falling into place.
Scaff started for the Raiders that next
season, and even opened with a win
over rival-Newberry to launch the
Scaff era with a bang.
However, that "bang" quickly
fizzled, as Santa Fe went on to lose
eight out of the next nine games.
Scaff, himself, didn't even make it
that far, as ankle injuries forced him off
the field halfway through the season.
About that same time, Scaff began
badly slipping in the classroom.
It didn't really
help that he was
missing two, and
sometimes even
three consecutive
days of school at a
time.
And, to top
things off, Scaff
i also garnered a
ringside seat for his
St \parents' divorce.
"Things were
real tough (at that
time)," Scaff
recalled.
"I was basically
failing in school, I
had gotten hurt, we
were a terrible
football team and I
had problems at
home. A lot was
going on."
.His entire life, let
alone his high
S school football
re year before career, was in a
h the season. tailspin.


After his parents' breakup, Scaff's
father felt a move to Gainesville
would, in many ways, provide a clean
slate.
Consequently, Scaff transferred to
Buchholz High for his junior year.
And naturally, he joined the football
team, but there would be no starting
quarterback job waiting for him there.
"I fully understood (at Buchholz)
that I wouldn't be starting at
quarterback that year," Scaff said.
"But I thought if I could prove
myself (to the coaches) that I would be
able to start my senior year."
It sounded like a good plan.
Except, less than two months later,
the decision to move to Gainesville
didn't pan out like his father had
wanted, meaning Scaff was moving
back to Santa Fe again.
Of course, Scaff's initial notions
back at his old school involved
football, but once he realized that he
wouldn't be playing since he had
missed summer conditioning, two-a-
days and a good portion of the season
up to that point, Scaff simply quit.
His weak excuse for quitting football
was to concentrate on baseball a
sport he also excelled at but it never
materialized, so he instead sank deeper
into nothingness.
" Sometime prior to the following
spring, Scaff said he made a
frightening realization.
Time was running out.
"It didn't really happen overnight or
anything like that, but as time went on,
I knew I needed to change," Scaff
admitted.
"I knew I was going to miss playing,
but didn't know how much until I went
to the games (in the stands). I didn't
just miss it; it was literally killing me
not to play."
That's when he committed himself
to getting back on the field, and the
first step began in the classroom.
He stopped skipping out on school
and dug in to his class work.
When it became apparent that
completing two math classes during
Summer school while most of his
friends lay on the beach was his only
option to even join the football team,


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Santa Fe quarterback Will Scaff returns for his senior season with
the Raiders after a brief stint with Buchholz last fall.


he pressed harder on the grinding
stone.
But, there were still doubters, and
much of it came from the people he
wanted to prove himself to the most -
his teammates.
"I kind of felt (they felt) like I was a
traitor, but I deserved that," Scaff
confessed.
"You could tell some of the guys
didn't trust me, and were just waiting
on the next time I would drop off the
team, but I wanted to show them I was
different.,"
In order to try and earn their trust,
Scaff made every summer workout,
with the only exceptions being football
camps he participated in.
"(My teammates) don't owe me
anything for that," Scaff noted.
"I just want to show them that I have
grown up a lot, and that I am here to
help them and here to stay this time."
Now, whether he's gained the trust
he so badly desires from his teammates
is something only they can answer.


But there's no question that Tlhe
senior's newfound dedication has'
gained him the confidence of ihe'
coaches and the opportunity to be thfe
starting quarterback at Santa Fe once,
again.
Unlike all the other chances he's-
received before, Scaff knows this is his-
last one as a high school football
player.
This time, however, he's taking.
nothing for granted, regardless of what.
happens in football. 1"
"I used to hear the saying 'wliat
doesn't kill you only makes ybo:
stronger,' .and it. never really meinL
much to me," Scaff joked.
"Now, it means everything. .
"Because of what I've been .hroui1,.7
I feel like I am a stronger person now.p
I've done a lot of growing up over ithe
past three years.
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school football career) works out likeI-
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0-line paves way for Ivey to run wild


By CLIFF OLSEN
Today Sports Writer


gives
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The numbers 1,820 rushing puun]
yards, 2650 all-purpose yards speech
and 28 touchdowns- style
are impressive. They belong to not n
Newberry's standout running back oPPo
Antwan Ivey, It
who earned Class 2B all-state first- watc
bloct
team honors as a junior last season bloc
because see
of that production. (I.
While the talented and versatile Ivey miss,
has worked hard to earn that Whit
recognition, playi
he is quick to admit that credit also he
goes to a special group of teammates- seem
his fora
offensive line.
Seniors Ben Keeler at left guard, those
Freddie White at left tackle and junior during
right over
tackle Steve Whitmer are back in the prese
trenches for the Panthers and will be night
joined by a pair of newcomers this poun"
fall in junior Travis Whitley at center for
and touch
sophomore Chadd Buchholz at right to th
guard. steppe
"I love my offensive line," said Ivey, Taylc
who added that he


has fun running
behind this group
of linemen. "People
only look at what I
do, the yards and the
stats and
everything. They
don't look at the
little things that the
linemen do.
I try and let the
linemen know every
time I get a chance,
that they're doing a
good job."
But Newberry's


"They really
do care about
each other
enough where,
it doesn't
matter as long
we get the job
done and we
win, that's what
is important to
these kids."
N Tommy Keeler
Newberry coach


Syou satisfaction."
r the 6-foot-3, 305-
Id Whitmer, Ivey's
d and elusive running
is also humorous, but
nuch so for Newberry's
nents.
just feels amazing (to
h Ivey run after
king for him). When I
im
ey) make someone
I just want to laugh,"
mer said. "It is just like
ng a video game, when
lakes a spin move it
s like he always goes
touchdown."
ey turned in one of
video-game like runs
g Newberry's 49-6 win
Taylor County in its
ason classic on Friday
. The 5-foot-7, 125-
d Ivey bolted 58-yards
the game's first
[down, but on his Way
e end zone, he stutter
ed a few times to avoid
or County defenders,


broke at least
tackles and
maintained


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offensive line comprised of Steve Whitmer, Chad Buchholz, Travis Whitley, Ben Keeler and Freddie White.
his


balance during the scoring run.
It's plays like that that have
Newberry, which was 6-5 last
season including its first playoff
appearance since 2001, thinking
of bigger and better things for
2007.
"We want to win state (the
Class 2B title), that's it. But we
need to back it up on
the field," Ben Keeler said.
"We have to work hard because
we know if we work hard the
whole year it is going to pay off


offensive line, all of at the end of the season."
the endof1theseason


which agreed that they enjoy blocking
for and opening up holes for Ivey, has
a pretty good idea of when they're
doing their job.
"When he (Ivey) breaks a long run
you know you did your job," said the
5-foot-10, 175-pound Keeler, who is
entering his third season playing for his
dad, head coach Tommy Keeler. "It


And Whitmer and the rest of
the line knows that they play an
integral part of any success the
Panthers plan to have this fall.
"Like our offensive line coach
(Dave Rice) says, we have good skill
players, a
good quarterback and everything,
but the offensive line is the key,"
Whitmer said. "If we're a weak point,


we're not going anywhere, but if we're
a strong point then we'll
make it deeper in the playoffs."
Tommy Keeler thinks the make up
this group and his team's chemistry
will also play a role in Newberry's
season.
"I think what's the most important
key for an offensive lineman is that
they have to be unselfish and most of
them are. The thing we've seen out of
Ivey especially last year and this year
is his unselfishness," said Tommy
Keeler. "They (the offensive line)
know that he (Ivey) cares about them
and they're part of his success and our
success, that's what is important to
those linemen."
There have been teams at different
levels in the past that have been loaded
with talent but because of a lack of
communication, a dislike of each other
and a lack of team chemistry they have
come up short. It's hard to believe the
Panthers will have those types of


problems this season, especially
between the offensive line, Ivey and
the rest of the running backs they pave
the way for.
"One of the big things with our team
is having faith. I think that is one thing
our team has is faith in the play that our
coaching staff calls and I know I have
faith that the play is going to work
because if everybody does their job
we'll score on every play," said Ivey. "I
don't know what other teams do, I just
know that anything is possible with
faith and I know this team and this line
always has faith and we go hard. We
work hard during the week and we go
hard and I know every last one of the
linemen is going to go hard so that's
what I do, I go hard."
It's that type of team effort and
unselfishness that reveals that Ivey is
not just running for himself. He is also
running for the guys that make his life
a little easier.
"At the end of the day, you know


what you did and you know you're a
part of his
success," said the 6-foot-2, 260-
pound White. "When you see the
points stacking up on the scoreboard,
you know every time you make a good
block he can get to the end zone for a
touchdown."
With nine offensive starters
returning, plenty of points should
appear on the Panthers' side of the
scoreboard this season, regardless of
who scores them.
"They really do care about each
other enough where, it doesn't matter
as long we get the job done and we
win, that's what is important to these
kids," Keeler said. "This is a major part
of the plan coming together since we
got here, this is what every coach
would like to see. They would like to
see the majority of their team being
unselfish." .
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No. 14
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No. 30
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No. 8
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No. 15
Vernon Jenkins


No. 10
Adarious Jenkins


No. 16
Vernnis Jenkins


No. 32 No. 33
Shaquan Jones Demond Presley


No. 42 No. 44
Josh Banks Justin White


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Vaughn Neiman Blake Downs
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No. 4
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No. 11
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No. 17
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No. 13
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No. 22
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Clean up America's act, catch a high school football game


By MIKE DAROZA
Today Sports Writer
I don't know about you (I could
probably guess, though), but I am so
over hearing about Barry Bonds or
Michael Vick.
Basically, I'm sick of professional
sports, period.
If someone's not rubbing some illegal
cream on their biceps, they're funding a
major dog-fighting underworld.
Oh, it doesn't stop there, Bonds and
Vick are just the crescendo of spilled
milk I can't do anything about, but just
nauseated to continue hearing about.
I 'mean, geez, if they're not
complaining about a city not paying for
their newer, bigger stadium, they're
either gambling on the basketball games
they are refereeing or whining about not
getting the ball enough.
Sick I tell you.
Bonds.
Vick.
The "other" hoodlum Vick.


PANTHERS:
Continued from page 4
with Woods and Pardo playing the outside
linebacker slots.
"Josh (Pardo) played the whole season at
defensive end last year and did a
phenomenal job for us and he has good
speed so we put him back at linebacker,"
said Keeler. "We moved Benny from the
outside to the middle and we're asking him
to plug a lot of gaps in the middle."
Panthers' quarterback Guy Brown, who
Keeler said is one of the team's best
linebackers, could also see reps on defense.
Moving to the secondary, Ryan Brown
slides over from strong safety to cornerback,
with Robinson manning the other
cornerback position. Debose will line up at
strong safety, with Antonio Brown expected
to start at free safety.
Keeler said that Ivey could be used
sparingly in the defensive backfield and at


Pa 6


outside linebacker, but said that Tony
Mendez is Newberry's top cornerback off
the bench.
"Our secondary is definitely a strength but
we also have a strong linebacking crew,"
said Keeler. "We have some kids that can run
pretty well in our secondary and linebacking
group."

Special Teams
Senior Phillip Warner is back to handle
the place kicking duties, but will also handle
the punting chores this fall as well.
"Phillip Warner had a great spring, he
kicked a 40-yard field goal against Buchholz
in the spring game," Keeler said. "More
impressively is his punting. If he hits his
punts the way he has been hitting them in
practice its going to be a tremendous
defensive weapon for us."
Ivey is Newberry's main weapon in
returning kicks and punts, but the Panthers
will also have Ryan Brown, Woods and


Mike Tyson.
Terrell Owens.
Pac-Man Jones.
Tank Johnson.
Maurice Clarrett.
Emmitt Smith...yes, Emmitt Smith. If
I hear just one more Dancing with the
Stars reference about Smith, I'm going
to toss my low-calorie cookies.
Speaking of which, I'm even getting
pretty darned tired of seeing how much
weight Don Shula has lost.
Aren't you?
But, there's some good news, and
some of it lies between the covers of the
special insert you're reading right now -
our 2007 High School Football Special.
Ah, high school football.
When was the last time you heard
about steroids or electrocuting dogs
when hearing about high school
football?
Probably never, I'd guess.
My point is that among the plethora of
places one can go (or, sit.in the easy
chair, with trusty remote in hand) to see
how far the world of sports has
descended, high school football (or high
school sports, in general) is thankfully
not one of them.
Sure, the guys you are seeing out here
are liable to goof off in the classroom,
fudge on their chores at home and stay
up later than they probably are allowed,


Debose to field kicks as well.
"We have more than one guy," Keeler
said. "They all are going to strive for that end
zone, they are not shy about trying to get to
the endc zone."
The Panthers should be able to score their
share of points this fall, but even though
Newberry has yet to open the regular season
Keeler thinks his team has already won.
"I'm having fun with these kids, I love
these kids and we've got a special bond that
goes through the coaching staff and into the
kids and back and forth," said the coach. "It
is something that I have never ever been able
to be a part'of. To me, we've already won the
battle for the season.
"It is so hard to explain to someone on the
outside of how close we are and how we've
all grown together," Keeler said. "It's
something I've always dreamed of as a
coach. For us to believe in them and for them
to believe in us is just an amazing thing."
.'.


but, for the most part, they are not being
paid to play.
Yes, of course professional athletes
have it tough, they have to endure
training camp and two-a-days and all,
but I can tell you (not really), it has to be
a smidge easier to sweat through two
sessions of practice in the summer heat
knowing you're receiving roughly $50 a
step.
These kids get free pre-game meals,
free bus rides to the games and even
new, unused mouthpieces (at most
schools) for all their trouble.
They care if you boo them.
When you boo at a professional
sporting event, it's like that old saying
about the tree in the forest that falls
when nobody was around, did it really
fall?
And, the answer is: Nobody heard it
because it didn't have Nike, Adidas or
Under Armor promoting it between
quarters.
Okay, obviously I made that last part
up.
But, I think you get what I'm trying to
say here, don't you?
High school football is still honest,
still unscathed and still free (except for
the $6 you're likely to shell out to see
the game from a 50 yard line seat).
The food is (in most places) fresh, and
good.


RAIDERS:
Continued from page 5
powerful punch. Joining him
will be linebackers Ranell
Carter, Shaquan Jones and
Luke Tillman. Carter is good
for run support and can fly
around the offensive line. Jones,
just a freshman, offers a physical
presence-and an ability to battle
past offensive lineman. Tillman
is also a strong hitter and helps
fill any holes that may open up
on the defensive line.

2007 Special Teams
Santa Fe's special teams, are
headed up by sophomore Collin
Mixon. The 5-foot-l0, 160-
pound Mixon will take on the
duties at kicker and punter.
Mixon has shown much


The bands are (in most places) good.
The cheerleaders (in most places) are
actually pretty, and don't have side jobs
involving poles or centerfolds photo
shoots.
Name one professional sport you can
say all of the above about?
National Football League?
Right, just getting a decent parking
spot will set you back $20.
Major League Baseball?
No bands, no cheerleaders, no passing
drug tests.
Professional cycling?
(See Major League Baseball).
Professional boxing?
It would take another three columns to
cover all the crud in that sport, let alone
be able to afford one lousy pay-per-view
price to watch thug gangsters get paid
for something they could do on any
street corner.
National Basketball Association?
(See boxing).
Professional soccer?
I don't care how many millions you
pay a hot metro-sexual from overseas to
play over here, people in America will
only ever recognize one game called
football (or, futbol as they say
everywhere else in the world where they
stink at real football).
And NASCAR?
,Okay, I'll give props to NASCAR


improvement since his freshman
season and will offer
consistency to the position.
On the returning side of the
ball, Santa Fe will feature a trio
of speed. Taylor, Williams and
Jamal White will all see time in
the return game. The three
returners have much to offer in
the way of big-play potential and
know how to dance through
oncoming tacklers.
Last season, the Raiders
attempted just one field goal the
entire year. Many times
inconsistency in the kicking
games forced the Raiders to opt
for two-point conversions after
touchdowns. The Raiders are
looking to Mixon to bring that
stability to the ever-vital special
teams.


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called American pastime is...BORING.
Throw in some point-shaving, some
muscle enhancers, 50-pound doggie
chains, concealed weapons, armed
entourages in Hummer limos, shoe
contracts, rap music, autobiographies
about giving somebody (themselves) the
damned ball, tax evasion, Nutri-System
and about $25 million a year to do it all,
and what do you have?
The anti-high school football, that's
what.
Seems like a no-brainer to me where
you should start directing your support.
And by support, I do not mean the
purchase of a throwbackjersey for $140.
By support, I mean giving as little as
standing up for the alma mater, covering
your heart while the Star Spangled
Banner plays, shaking old penny-loaded
milk jugs or standing up and hollering
on cue.
If you never have, go on out one
Friday night and catch a high school
football game, no matter where.
Your conscience will be glad you did.





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2007 Newberry Panthers Football Roster


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No. 3
ley Josh Pardo
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No. 8
Alex Lewis


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No. 16 No. 20
DeTavious Ross Greg Johnson


No. 32 No. 33
Broderick Crawford Ton Mlendez


No. 50
Ben Keeler


No. 55
Eric Torres


No. 51
Chadd Buchholz


No. 63
Autrell Lewis


No. 4 No. 5
Antwan Ivey Demetrius Debose


No. 9
Phil Warner


No. 21
Antonio Brown


No. 10
Matt Robinson


No. 22
Xavier Woods


No. 34 No. 44
Justin Hunt Brosi Hadley


No. 52
Darrell Simon


No. 64
Freddie While


No. 53
Paul Hope


No. 68
Steve Whitmer


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No. 6
Guy Brown


No. 12
Nytrell Greenlee
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No. 25
David McConnell


No. 45
Alex Coppock


No. 54
Alex Tipton





No. 73
Travis VWhitley


No. 2
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Benny Hadley
Josh Pardo
Antwan Ivey
Demetrius Debose
Guy Brown
Ryan Brown
Alex Lew~is
Phil Warner
Matt Robinson
Nytrell Greenlee
DeTavious Ross
Greg Johnson
Antonio Brown
Xavier Woods
David McConnell
Broderick Crawford
Tony Mendez
Justin Hunt
Boris Hadley
Alex Coppock
Ben Keeler
Chadd Bucliholz
Darrell Simon
Paul Hope
Alex Tipton
Eric Torres
Autrell Lewis
Freddie White
Steve Whitmer
Travis Whitley
Chns White


Grade
Senior
Senior
Senior
Sophomore
Senior
Junior
Junior
Senior
Senior
Senior
Junior
Junior
Senior
Senior
Sophomore
Senior
Senior
Senior
Sophomore
Senior
Senior
Sophomore
Junior
Junior
Senior
Senior
Senior
Senior
Junior
Junior
Sophomore


Head Coach: Tommy Keeler
Assistant Coaches: Chris Baker, Bryan Roundtree, Ray Parrish, Tony
Schmitz, Dae Rice, Pat Green, Karl'Randolph, Jeremy Cooper.
Principal: Hershel Lyons
Assistant Principal: Cathy Atria
Athletic Director: Tommy Keeler


No. 89
Chris White



2007 Newberry Panthers Football Schedule


FRIDAY
Friday
Friday
FRIDAY
Friday
Friday
FRIDAY
FRIDAY
Friday
FRIDAY


AUGUST 31
September 7
September 14
SEPTEMBER 21
September 28
October 5
OCTOBER 12
OCTOBER 26
November 2
NOVEMBER 9


SANTA FE
Dixie County
Fort White
UNION COUNTY*
Hawthorne
Chiefland*
**DUNNELLON
TRINITY CATHOLIC*
P.K. Yonge*
WILLISTON


7:30 P.M.
7:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m.
7:30 P.M.
7:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m.
7:30 P.M.
7:30 P.M.
7:30 p.m.
7:30 P.M.


HOME
Away
Away
HOME
Away
Away
HOME
HOME
Away
HOME


HOME GAME
District game*
**Homecoming


High Springs Youth Sports


For more information, call
S- JERRY BRATCHER
S/ Recreation Director
Phone: (386) 464-1416 Fax: (386) 454-2426
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5'8"/185
5'10"/175
5'7"/175
57"/170
5'7"/175
5'6"/155
5'1'l 175
6'2'/185
6'0/180
5'4'/125
5'll"/145
5'7"/141.
6'0"/155
6'0"/205
5'5"/130
5'7"/150
5'7/150
59"/165
5'8"/210
6'2"/220
5'10"/175
6'("/205
61/"215
5'11"/21(i

5'11"/185
5'6"/155
5'8"/225
6'2"/260
6'3"/2 15

6'2"1200


Pos.
FB/LB
QB/B
RB/DB
RB/DB
QBLB
RB/DB
RB/LB
K/P
WRMDB
WR/DB
WR/DB
RB/DB
WR/DB
FB/LB
RB/DB
WR/DB
WRIDB *
RB/LB
FB/DL
TE/DE
OGIDE :
OG/LB :
TE/DE
OG/DL
OG/DE.
OG/LB :
OT/DL
OT/DL
OT/DL
C/DL
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