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By BRYAN BQUKARI
development in Alachua knows nothing
of residential real estate woes as property
along U.S. Highway 441 sees rapid
Perhaps most noticeably for many
This newspaper nameFU2007 Business of the Year Alachua Chamber of Commerce
Archer battles GRU over sludge disposal
By RHANA GITTENS
ARCHER- Ironically, in a town with
no wastewater system of its own, the
disposal of wastewater sludge is becoming
a big problem in Archer. Some refer to
sludge as "biosolids," which are the
byproduct of the treatment of wastewater in
a wastewater treatment plant, such as that
operated by Gainesville Regional Utilities
By ASHLEY CAIN
HIGH SPRINGS Specific conditions
that would likely resolve the City of High
Springs' objections to a local cat sanctuary
have been laid out, said City Attorney
Thomas DePeter on Thursday. Although
neither the High Springs Commission nor
County Commission has reviewed the offer,
DePeter said it was the culmination of staff's
interpretation of concerns expressed by City
Steven and Pennie Lefkowitz, whose
eight-acre enclave at 21023 NW 168th Line
is surrounded by the City of High Springs,
have used their property as a sanctuary for
SANCTUARY on page A5
By CRAIG COX
ALACHUA The City of Alachua has-
applied for a United States Department of
Transportation (DOT) grant that will help
offset the.costs of the City of Alachua Transit
CATS was started on Sept. 11, 2006 to
help match job seekers with prospective
employers in the City of Alachua, and to help
elderly citizens get to medical appointments
in Gainesville. The transit system was also
designed to take traffic off of U.S. Highway
A one-year, $83,750 grant from the
CATS on page A6
. But to Archer residents it's simply
"sludge," and they're tired of it.
For 26 years GRU has been leasing
Whispering Pines Ranch in the city of
Archer to dispose of its sludge.
Now a permit that would allow the
multi-service utility giant to continue the
disposal of Class B sludge on open fields is
up for renewal, and Archer residents are
fighting back, Archer City Manager
Douglas Dryman said.
"We understand that you have to
dispose the sludge, but we want it to be
done in a proper manner."
Currently, GRU treats its sludge by
spreading it across the approximately 1,400
acres of field in Archer and allowing it to
heat up in the sun to kill pathogens and
SLUDGE on page A5S
people in Alachua is construction of
retail space in the city's core area,
specifically near Hitchcock's market.
Alachua County Today reported last
year that owners of local Moe's
Southwest Grill and Domino's Pizza
chains confirmed their intent to locate
CHANGES on page A3
By CRAIG COX
ALACHUA After a more
than six-month stalemate with
Alachua County officials over
one of the City of Alachua's
proposed annexations, the
matter has seemingly resolved
Alachua County staffers
had previously said they were
going to recommend
challenging the annexation of a
16-acre portion of land
connected to the McGinley
Industrial Park. But County
attorneys have apparently said
they would recommend the
County Commission not
pursue a lawsuit against the
City of Alachua over the
annexation, City officials said
Alachua County officials
previously expressed concern
that the annexation would
violate the Boundary
Adjustment Act, so they
requested the City of Alachua
not annex the property.
According to the Boundary
unincorporated areas cannot be-
completely enclosed by a city,-
because doing so would create,
Alachua County officials
said the annexation of the
McGinley property would
cause a portion of
unincorporated land between
N.W. 120th Lane and U.S. 441
to be cut off from the rest of
However, the annexation
does not violate the Boundary
Adjustment Act, because the
portion of unincorporated land
is not completely enclosed by
the City ofAlachua, said David
Theriaque; an attorney
representing the City.
The annexation of the
property was initially accepted
by the Alachua County
C : 11,01
Eight finalists in
police chief search
By ASHLEY CAIN
HIGH SPRINGS High
Springs City Manager Jim
Drumm announced Thursday
that the search for the City's
new Chief of
to eight eligi-
for the police chief position
,include Lt. Gordon Fulwood,
interim police chief of the
High Springs Police
Department, and Lt. Jim
Troiano with the Alachua
County Sheriff's Office.
Other candidates are Capt.
James Nygaard with Lee
County Sheriff's Office;
Phillip Williams, Police Chief
of Lake Placid Police Depart-
Chief of City
Palm Beach Troiano
ment; Lt. Bruce Ross with the
South Miami Police
Department; and Capt. Lee
Spector with the Ft.
SEARCH on page A6
Alachua Lions Club gives $600 for
youth basketball sponsorship
BRYAN BOUKARI/Alachua County Today
Alachua Lions Club President Don Oliff presents a $600 check from the organization to Alachua
Recreation Director Hal Brady for sponsorship of an Alachua youth basketball team during the city's
Monday night commisison meeting.
If you can read this, read to a kid
By BRYAN BOUKARI
ALACHUA Stop and
imagine for a moment that you
cannot read. You can't read
the news, your bank
statements, legal documents, a
book or even an email from a
The ability to read, in
many ways, is the ability to
gain knowledge. And that's
the reality of which a handful
of volunteer tutors at Alachua
Elementary are harshly aware.
The problem is, only a
handful of volunteers have
been showing up to tutor some
35 third-graders who are
reading at well below grade
Now, Linda Rice-
Photo by Peyton Young/Special to Alachua County Today
Alachua Chamber of Commerce Director and Lions Club member
Ted Wilson tutors an Alachua Elementary third-grader Tuesday.
Chapman, the volunteer to action. Chapman is calling
coordinator for Alachua on anyone who can read to
Elementary School's Tutoring volunteer their time to help
Program, is putting out a call TUTORING on page A5
BRYAN BOUKARI/Alachua County Today
Rolling Oaks Plaza, adjacent to Hitchcock's Market in Alachua, is one of the latest
commercial developments to be added to the city's inventory of retail space.
County likely to
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A2 ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY COMMUNITY CORNER THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2008
Meetings & Events in the Heartlands
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.
*Alachua 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 6:30
p.m. at City Hall.,
mHigh Springs Meets the 2nd
and 4th Thursday of each month at
6:30 p.m. in City Hall.
KLaCrosse Meets the 2nd
Monday of each month at 7:30
p.m. at Town Hall.
NMicanopy Meets the. 2nd
Tuesday of each month at 7:30
p.m. at Town Hall.
=Newberry Meets the 2nd and
4th Monday of each month at 7
p.m. at City Hall
EWaldo Meets the 2nd Tuesday
of each month at 7 p.m. at Yerkes
Jesse says, "Imagine
if birds were ticked
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mAARP 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
inforniation and to register for a class.
Gainesville Classes: Jan. 28 & 29, 9
a.m. to 1 p.m.; Feb. 12 & 13, 12 noon
to 4 p.m. High Springs Class: Feb. 12
& 13, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
EThe Alachua Branch Library is
open in a temporary location at
15100 NW 141 Street (Main Street),
Alachua, FL 32615, during
construction of the expanded facility.
Wireless and internet access are
available at this location. Also, library
personnel are going out into' the
community to the preschools,
community center, schools, etc. to
give programs on books and
ENThe 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
*Before You Tie the Knot, a
premarital preparation provided by the
Alachua Couhty Cooperative Exten-
sion Service, is an educational
program offering constructive
guidance to couples as they begin life
as a married couple.
This class provides a certificate
Worth $32.50 reduction of the fee for a
marriage license obtained in Alachua
County. The program consists of two
workshops, each lasting two hours.
Participants must attend both sessions
to receive a certificate of completion.
These Extension workshops fulfill
the requirements of Florida Statute
Empower The Beginning E-
mailer!: for the Internet/ computer
novice. Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-12
noon. FREE one-on-one tutoring is
available every Wednesday morning
at 10:00 am. This-is the tear-free way
to learn how to set-up and maintain a
free e-mail account.
Crafters' Coffee Klatch -
741, Marriage Preparation and
Preservation Act, and have been
approved by the Circuit Court of
Presently there is no cost for this
course. Registration is due no later
than one week prior to class. A
minimum of three couples must be
registered or class will be cancelled.
Call 352-337-6209 (voicemail) to
register. For more information, call
352-955-2402 between the hours of 8
a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through
Couples must arrive on time. The
program is intended for couples only.
Children are not permitted in the class.
The 2008 classes are from 5:30
p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Class and
registration dates are: Jan. 28 and 29,
register by Jan. 18; March 10 and 11,
register .by Feb. 29; and May 12 and
13, register by May 2.
SAlachua Historical Society
presents Alachua's Own Antique
Roadshow, starring John Sikorski.
Find out if you have a treasure....or
just a favorite dust collector.. .It's
Fun!!! Saturday, Jan. 19 from 1-3 p.m.
at the Cleather Hathcock Community
Center. Admission is $2 at the door
and $5 per item for opinion by John
MCity ofAlachua is having their 3rd
Annual Martin Luther King, Jr.
Day Celebration. Please join the
City of Alachua in celebrating the
legacy of Reverend Martin Luther
King, Jr. on Monday, Jan. 21 from 11
a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Cleather
Hathcock, Sr. Community Center.
There will be something for
everyone community leader and
citizen speakers, entertainment and
much more. Lunch will be served at
noon. Bring your favorite dessert to
For additional information,
contact Hal Brady, Reatha Peterson or
Rose Brown at the Cleather Hathcock,
Sr. Community Center at 386-418-
Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-12 noon. If you
embroider, quilt, knit or enjoy doing
any other ""non-messy" craft, this is
the group for you. Join us any
Wednesday morning at 10:00 am.
Regular attendance is not mandatory;
everyone is welcome whenever you
can attend. No registration just
bring the craft you're working on.
Share what you know, or learn from
someone else. Enjoy a cup of coffee
and 'klatch' with other craft
enthusiasts in the community.
Preschool Storytime Tuesday,
January 22nd, 10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Join us for fun with books, songs, and
more. This program is for ages 2 to 5.
Preschool Storytime Thursdays,
10:30 a.m. 5 & under. Join us for
books, stories, songs, and lots of fun!!
Reading Circle: Brown Bag Lunch
- Bimonthly on First & Third
nFree chili and hotdogs! Saturday,
Jan. 26 from 12:30-2:30 p.m. in front
of Hitchcock's in Alachua.
Sponsored by 1st United Meth6dist
*MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers
and younger) welcomes you! Join us
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
*Bread of the Mighty Food Bank
encourages businesses and
organizations to sponsor food drives
for the holidays. The holidays are
.coming and for many in our
community the cupboard will be bare.
But you can help through the Bread of
the Mighty by donating food and/or
finances to help keep our shelves
stocked and the food flowing to those
in need during the holiday season.
Conducting a food drive in your
workplace, scout troop, sport team
event, school, or other organization, is
an effective and enriching way to
make a difference in the lives of the
poor and needy. Non-perishable
.canned and boxed foods are always
needed. For information contact
Kristina Stubbs or Debbie Talbot at
352-336-0839. Visit www.breadofthe
EThe Gainesville Warrior Girls
Fast pitch Softball Organization
will be holding tryouts for the 10U
team spring 2008 season. Tryouts will
be held Sunday, Jan 27 from 2-4 p.m.'
at the Gainesville Northwest Boys and
Girls Club, 2700 NW. 51 Street. A
second tryout will be held on Sunday,
Feb. 3 from 2-4 at the Edwards Road
Fields in Starke. For additional infor-
mation, call Coach Phil Riley at 352-
215-1884, e e-mail
email@example.com or contact
program director Robert Atwood at
Mondays, 12:10 p.m. Bring your
Brown Bag Lunch (with drink) and
join the Hawthorne Reading Circle as
we\share our favorite authors, titles,
and new finds!
Free English Course Every
Thursday, 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Santa
Fe Community College, in
cooperation with the Hawthorne
Branch Library, is offering a free
course for anyone wishing to learn
English.; If you have questions, call
Professor Soto at 352-381-7270.
High Springs Branch:
Preschool Storytime Tuesdays,
11:00 a.m. ages 5 & under Stories,
songs, and activities for the preschool
Crafter's Circle Wednesdays, 1:00
p.m. Do you find the time to work on
your -craft projects at home? Have
some fun with the Craft Circle, which
meets at the library Wednesday
Cit. af A laadua, 3rdtAm Auai
A Mwnday, J 2an,. 21, 11 a.m.tw 5p.m. .
Cleaderfadick Sr. C unity center.
Join the City of Alachua in celebrating the legacy of Reverend Martin
SLuther King, Jr.
There will be something for everyone community leader and citizen
speakers, entertainment and much more. Lunch will be served at NOON.
Bring your favorite dessert to shares
For additional information, contact Hal Brady, Reatha Peterson or Rose Brown
at the Cleather.Hathcock, Sr. Community Center (386) 418-1373.
*OFFICE, RETAIL OR LAB SPACE AVAILABLE IN ALACHUA*
Progress Corporate Park
Now Under Construction & Available
4,000 to 33,000 office, lab or
warehouse. Design your own
interior space.-. ........
Progress Retail Center
Now pre-leasing retail or restaurant
space fronting on US 441 in Progress
Alachua Towne Centre
2,000 sq. ft. office space available.
Located immediately behind Hitchcock's.
"High Springs Babe Ruth Softball
registration is starting NOW, for
youth recreation softball and coed t-
ball. T-Ball is for girls and boys ages
5-6, and the cost is only $35. Girl's
softball is for ages 7-16, and the cost is
$50. There will be a late fee of $10 for
anyone that registers after March 1,
2008. Practices will not start till
March, but we will be having some
skills clinics in February. Register
now, for softball and coed t-ball!
Registration forms are available at
High Springs City Hall. Players,
coaches and volunteers needed. For
more information contact Johanne
Bell, City of High Springs Parks &
Recreation at 386-454-1416, ext 5.
*The annual Lee-Jackson covered
dish dinner will be held at the
Matheson Center, 513 East University,
Gainesville, on Jan..26 at 6 p.m.
Two posthumous military service
awards will be presented in honor of
Glynn Markham who recently passed
away. His widow will be receiving
awards for his service in WW II and
the Korean War.
This event is being sponsored by
United Daughters of the Confederacy,
Kirby Smith Chapter #202, and by
2nd Florida Cavalry Camp,
Confederate Sons Association of
Florida. Any one wishing to attend,
please bring a covered dish. For more
information about this event, contact
EMadison Starke Perry Camp
#1424, SCV, will hold their annual
Lee/Jackson Dinner on Saturday, Jan.
19 at the Alachua Women's Club,
14565 S. Main Street, Alachua. Doors
open at 5 p.m., eat at 6 p.m. Program
starts at 7 p.m. Meat and beverage
provided, no RSVP necessary, but if
you plan to attend please bring a
covered dish to share. Donations
accepted at the door. For more
information, call Commander Larry
E. Hall 396-462-1523.
ENew! Ladies Life Groups Free!
Inductive Bible Study Method Non-
denominational. Group 1 will meet
afternoons at 1:00 pm. If you
embroider, quilt, knit or enjoy doing
any other "non-messy" craft, this is
the group for you.. Join us any
Wednesday. Regular attendance is not
mandatory; everyone is welcome
whenever you can attend. There's no
registration just bring the craft
you're working on. Share what you
know, or learn from someone else.
Enjoy chatting with other craft
enthusiasts in th6 'community.
Mystery Reading Group Monthly
on third Thursday, 6:30 p.m. Join
fellow readers for discussions of
mystery novels. Bring any mysteries
you've read this month to discuss.
on Mondays, 9:30 a.m. at the High
Springs Library beginning Jan. 28; -
Group 2 will meet on Thursdays, 7
p.m. at High Springs County Inn
meeting room beginning Jan. 31.
ERelay for Life Alachua High
Springs, save the dates Next Team
Captain Meetings: Thursday, Feb. 7 at
6 p.m., Alachua Women's Club;
Thursday, March 6 at 6 p.m., Alachua
Women's Club; Thursday, April 3 at 6
p.m., Alachua Women's Club.
Committee Meetings: Thursday,
Jan. 24 at 5 p.m., Alarion Bank
Community Room; Thursday, Feb. 21
at 5 p.m., Alarion Bank Community "
Room; Thursday, March 20 at 5 p.m.,
Alarion Bank Community Room;
Thursday, April 17 at 5 p.m., Alarion
Bank Community Room
Relay for Life Friday, May 2
and Saturday, May 3 at Santa Fe High
ESunshine State Archaeological
Society will host the First Annual
Alachua Stone Age Fair on Saturday,
Jan. 26 from 9 a.m. 5:30 p.m. The
fair will be at the Alachua Woman's
Club located at 14565 South Main
The Alachua Stone Age Fair will
be an educational show, modeled after
the Loveland, Colorado Stone Age
Fair that has been held for the past 73
years. This show will feature private
and, public artifact and fossil
collections but will not allow any
commercial buying or selling of
prehistoric artifacts or fossils.
A number of speakers will be
presenting the latest information on
Paleolithic people and animals in
North America. Modem flintknappers
will display their skills, booksellers
will be present, and refreshments will
be available. There will be a nominal
admittance charge of $3 for adults and
$1 for children under 12. Featured
speakers include:,Dr. Barbara Purdy,
Professor Emeritus of the University
of Florida, Jim Dunbar, CARL
Archaeologist, Florida Bureau of
Archaeological Research and others.
Jack And The Beanstalk -
Wednesday, January 23rd, 3:30 p.m.
Join the Millhopper Players as they
present a puppet show and play that
will delight kids of all ages.
New Books For Old Readers -
Monthly on second Monday, 11:00
a.m. Join the adult book group as
they discuss new books, favorite
Books andil thing 6f locaffinterest.
4 Newberry Branch:
Preschool Storytime Wednesdays,
11:00 a.m. from March 5th, 2008.
Stories, songs and-activities for the
New! Ladies Life Groups Free!
Inductive Bible Study Method Non-Denominational
Group 1: Mondays 9:30 a.m.
High Springs Library
or (beginning Jan. 28)
Group 2: Thursdays 7 p.m.
High, Springs Country Inn
(beginning Jan. 31)
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within the city. Both said they
were strongly eyeing a
commercial retail strip along
the highway. Although plans
have not been finalized, Moe's
and Domino's are on track
according to Anne Metz of
Metz and Company which deals
in commercial brokerage and
The big question from many
people in the area is whether or
not Starbucks will be staking
claim to any of the newly-
available spaces. And that
question will remain
unanswered. Metz said the
renowned coffee house had
been shown the property, but
added, "To suggest there was
any commitment from
Starbucks would be erroneous."
The space may be a good fit
for Starbucks as Metz noted the
northwestern-most building has
been approved for a drive-
Coffee lovers may be sitting
on the edge of their seats
waiting a while for word about
Starbucks. But news of a
)mmercial development on rise despite lagging
different kind of beverage
poured in recently as a wine and
liquor shop has plans to locate
in the commercial strip.
Of the 20,460 square feet of
commercial building space
being constructed in the strip
represented by Metz, some
3,000 square feet on the second
floor is dedicated to office
space for the developer.
Rolling Oaks Plaza, located
next to Hitchcock's Market, is
also getting the attention of a
variety of businesses. Bob
Gates who coordinates
construction for Professional
Plazas, LLC, said he's been in
talks with a half-dozen or more
businesses interested in the
Rolling Oaks site.
"I'm very excited about how
the plaza is turning out," he
Among the businesses Gates
has commitments from are
Quality Drycleaners, a nail
salon and El Toro Mexican
restaurant which is currently
located on 13th Street in
Gainesville. A Beef '0' Brady's
David and Candy Skelton of Gainesville
are pleased to announce the engagement of
their daughter, Amy Elizabeth Skelton, to
Jacob Fleetwood Kelley, son of David and
Jenny Cowart of Palatka and Keith and
Tammy Kelley of Jacksonville.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Santa Fe
High School and earned a Bachelors degree
in Elementary Education from the
University of Florida. She is currently
pursuing a Master's Degree at the
University of Florida and will graduate in
The bridegroom-elect is a graduate of
Palatka High School and will complete his
Bachelors degree in Agricultural
Operations Management from the
University of Florida in May.
They are planning a June 2008 wedding.
which was previously thought
to locate in the Rolling Oaks
Plaza, is on hold Gates said.
Street clocks are to be
installed soon at the plaza and
Quality Drycleaners is slated to
be first business open in the
26,000 square-foot strip on Feb.
7. A grand opening for the
entire plaza will come when
construction is complete around
the end of February.
Small commercial retail
plazas aren't the only types of
springing up along U.S. 441.
Lowe's, the home improvement
warehouse has indicated its
intent to build just northwest of
the Food Lion plaza. Wal-Mart
is currently' working through
traffic, plans to push ahead with
a super center which would be
located behind McDonald's. A
construction supply warehouse
recently opened its doors just
south of the Turkey Creek
Just last year, One51 Place
apartments opened the doors to
hundreds of residential units
near the Hitchcock's plaza.
At Progress Corporate Park,
meanwhile, construction crews
stood up the massive concrete
walls on Pr6gress Two and
Three, two office and research
buildings being bankrolled by
several of the park's owners.
Also on tap for the Corporate
Park is a retail building which
will include a p'diddles cafe.
The seemingly endless
stream of commercial
development along Alachua's
441 corridor is changing the
face of this small town of 7,000
people. Nearly all that exists
now of a highway once lined by
cow pastures and pecan trees
are stories of yesteryear.
While the real estate market
sees reduced home valuations,
Alachua is seeing resurgences
in commercial development -
especially along the 441
corridor, an area targeted for
more growth by City 6fficials.
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ELLEN B. BOUKARI BRYAN BOUKARI
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Are you for real?
Florida is a great place to live.
Warm sun, glistening sand, and white-tipped
waves crashing along the shore. Blue skies and
refreshing breezes. Okay, admittedly the
weather hasn't been great lately. It's winter and
there have been a few rainy days, gray skies,
cooler temperatures and even some frost.-
Which brings me to sun, the Sunshine State,
and the For Real Florida Club.
The For Real Florida Club is
for people who are native to
Florida, or for those who have lived
in Florida long enough to
appreciate the sun, the heat, the
humidity, the lovebugs, the
mosquitoes, the lovebugs, the
hurricanes, and ... the lovebugs.
Blessed are those who were
born in Florida, as you are
automatically granted admittance
into the For Real Florida Club it's
If you are a Johnny-come-
lately, not to worry. You too, can be
admitted to the wondrous For Real Ellen B
Florida Club ifyou subscribe to the
following (several of which I have shamelessly
appropriated from various anonymous Internet
You are a member of the For Real Florida
You never use an umbrella because you
know the rain will be over in five minutes.
A good parking place has nothing to do with
distance from the store, but everything to do with
Your winter coat is made of denim.
You can tell the difference between fire ant
bites and mosquito bites..
Anything under 70 degrees is chilly.
You pass on the right and honk at the elderly,
but pull over for a funeral.
You've driven through Yeehaw Junction.
You could swim before you could read.
You have to drive north to get to The South.
You are on a first name basis with the
infamous 2004 hurricanes. 'They aren't
Hurricane Charley, Hurricane Frances...but
Charley, Frances, Ivan and Jeanne. ,
You know that anything under a Category 3
just isn't worth waking up for.
You dread love bug season.
You know what a snowbird is
and when they'll leave.
You think a six-foot alligator
is actually pretty average.
You were 12 before you ever
saw snow, or you still haven't.
'Down South' means Key
You think New York drivers
licenses .should only be valid in
Flip-flops are everyday wear.
Shoes are for business
meetings and church, but you
have worn flip flops to church
Sweet tea can be served at any
An alligator once rambled through your
You smirk when a game show's 'Grand
Prize' is a trip or cruise to Florida
You measure distance in minutes.
You have a drawer full of bathing suits, and
A mountain is any hill 100 feet above sea
You think everyone from a bigger city has a
It's not soda, cola, or pop. It's coke,
regardless of brand or flavor, "What kinda coke
Anything under 95 degrees is just warm.
You've hosted a hurricane party.
You can pronounce Okeechobee,
Kissimmee, Itchetucknee and Withlacoochee.
You love to scare the tourists with stories
about giant sinkholes that have opened up in a
matter of minutes and swallowed entire houses.
You understand why it's better to have a
friend with a boat, than have a boat yourself.
Bumper stickers on the pickup in front of youw
include: various fish, NRA, NASCAR, and Go
You know what it's like to spend your
paycheck on warehouses of bottled water, sheets
of plywood and Spam.
You have at least a dozen flashlights and six
dozen batteries of assorted sizes, none of which
will fit the dozen or so flashlights.
You were 25 when you first met someone
who couldn't swim.
You've worn shorts and used the A/C on
You recognize Miami-Dade as "Northern
Your vocabulary of weather related terms
include saffir-simpson hurricane scale, beaufort
scale, -isobars, troposphere, meteorological
observation post, geostrophic wind, maximum
sustained surface wind and anemometer.
You have bottles of bleach stored because
you were told to do so, and you have no idea
what to do with them.
You know the four seasons really are:
hurricane season, love bug season, tourist season
Congratulations if you not only read this, but
you understand it, because you are a bona fide
member of the For Real Florida Club!
Agree, disagree, don't care? Contact
Ellen via email at ellen@ alachuatoday.com
Just remember, if you don't want your mama
to read it, don't send it!
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get and how many smiles
the employees have. It is a
reflection of his ethics that
make Hitchcock's the place
to shop. Be grateful we
Today I was so moved have him as a p of our
by one of our residents and community.
businessmen. I just had to Alan Fishman
take the time to let the Alachua, FL
readers know the human ac
side of Alan Hitchcock. V e
Today I was entering
Hitchcock's in Alachua and
I observed Alan talking to a-
lady in a wheelchair. The
weather was nasty. Rain Letters to the Editor
was coming down and this' should be brief and to the
lady was in the entrance point, typed, if possible,
waiting for the rain to stop and double-spaced.
so she could get her Letters may be shortened
groceries and self home. due to space constraints.
Alan walked up to the Letters must be signed
lady and asked if he could and include the writer's
be of assistance in getting address and phone number
her car or help in some to be considered for
Does anyone believe Letters are subject to
that one of his competitors, editing. Generally, only
managers or supervisors one letter from the same
would have given this lady writer will be printed each
the common courtesy he issue.
showed? I commended him By Mail: Editor, Alachua,
on his valor and he told me, Cbunty Today,P.O. Box
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ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY LOCAL NEWS THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2008 A5
City of High Springs has offered several proposals
more than 400 cats and other animals since
The Lefkowitzs were granted a special
exception for a private animal shelter in
August 2007 by the Alachua Board of County
Commissioners, to which the City of High
Springs quickly filed an appeal, resulting in an
ensuing lawsuit with the couple.
Many complaints have been made over the
years by neighbors and city officials.
Neighbors have complained of a strong
odor emanating from the property, and city
officials worry this could be a public health
City officials are also concerned over the
couple's practice of burying deceased cats on
their property, which is only 300 feet from the
City of High Springs' drinking water well.
Steven Lefkowitz stated in a September
Continued from page A 1
viruses. This produces Class B
sludge that residents allege
carry germs into the Archer area
Class A sludge, on the other
hand, is pretreated before disposal
and considered to be less
According to the Alachua
County Health Department, Class
B sludge is not known to pose any
health risk to human beings. But
more sampling is being done.
"Data collected to date shows
that risk posed by this site is low,"
Environmental Health Director
Paul Myers said.
GRU follows all regulations
for the disposal and treatment of
Class B biosolids set forth by the
and Department of
interview that the part of his property that is
300 feet from the city's drinking well contains
no animals and poses no health risk to the
water, as he keeps his animals 750 to 1000 feet
from the well at all times.
The living conditions of the cats have also
been reported as questionable by some. The
Lefkowitzs, however, refute claims that the
cats live in unsanitary conditions, saying litter
boxes are changed regularly and their cages
are appropriate housing.
In order to resolve this problem, the City of
High Springs has offered several proposals to
DePeter said the proposals include
constructing an animal housing structure with
floors, walls, and water and sewer connections
and discontinuing the burial of deceased cats
on the property.
The City also wants the Lefkowitzs to
follow additional Humane Society guidelines,
which include cleaning the animal housing
structure daily and constructing a more
accessible road to the property.
DePeter said if the Lefkowitzs choose to
comply 'with the City of High Springs'
proposals, the City will annex their property
into High Springs and provide all services,
including law enforcement, water and sewer
A joint meeting will be held on Feb. 11
between Alachua County and the City of High
Springs in hopes of resolving the problem, at
which time any counter offers from the
Lefkowitzs will be considered.
# # #
esidents claim environmental racism
Environmental Protection, -GRU
Supervising Engineer Rick
Even so, the City of Archer
continues to have its concerns
about the proposed permit and
GRU's desire to purchase the
ranch from its current owner to
"If we purchase the land, we
plan to continue use for long term
practice," Hutton said.
And that is what Archer city
officials and residents are afraid
of. They hope to develop land
around the ranch into residential
"But how often will people
want to' move into these
developments if there is a sludge
operation next door? This type of
operation, long term, will not be
conducive to development in
Archer," Dryman said.
Archer city officials have
gone on record as being opposed
to seeing the permit approved and
specifically asked that they are
able to speak in opposition when
the county commission meets
about the issue.
GRU collects sludge from,
cities all over Alachua County, but
disposes that sludge in Archer.
Residents claim that this is
just another form of
"Those communities don't
have to live next to this facility.
We do," Dryman said. "Those
communities want to grow and so
do we. Does that mean we should
see our future mortgaged so that
the other cities in the county can
But GRU insists that the work
they're doing could be a benefit to
"It's been a good relationship
for the farmer and us because
using biosolids as a fertilizer
reduces the amount of chemical
fertilizers needed," Hutton of
GRU said. "We feel it's a very
beneficial use and just makes
Resolution of this battle will
not be made until additional
testing is completed on Class B
sludge and its safety. A hearing
before the Alachua County
Commission on the matter has not
yet been -scheduled, but is
expected to occur in the next
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with the one-on-one tutoring program. The
investment of time is small compared to the
reward of volunteering.
Tutoring sessions occur each Tuesday and
Thursday from 1:45 p.m. until 3 p.m.
"You don't have to come to every session.
If you can only come to one, you will be.
appreciated," said Chapman.
Chapman hopes adults in the community
will hear the call for help and join the ranks of
Lions Club members, Alachua Chamber of
Commerce members and Alachua's own
Mayor Gib Coerper in volunteering a little.
time each week to teach youngsters how to
Since the tutoring is conducted on a one-
on-one basis, many students have no
volunteers to help them along.
"Imagine the pride you will feel from
helping just one child achieve what he or she
needs to compete in and contribute to today's
world," Chapman said.
Now in its third year, the volunteer tutoring
program has been successful over the years in
getting increasing numbers of students
through the state-mandated testing criterion.
In the first year, 71-percent of children who
were tutored were able to pass the tests while
in the second year, that number jumped to 88-
percent. Chapman is counting on volunteers
to step forward and ensure' the statistics
continue to improve this year.
Anyone interested in volunteering need
only undergo a limited background check to
protect against sexual offenders.
Chapman is encouraging business leaders
and employers to urge their employees to
participate in the tutoring program. Anyone
wishing to sign up or learn more about how
they can help with the tutoring,is asked to call
Continued fiom page Al
At the public meeting all interested parties may appear and be heard with
respect to the requested Zoning Variance. Copies of the Zoning Variance
request application 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
a.m. to 4:30 p.m. the Thursday prior to the Board of Adjustment meeting.
Written comments on the proposed zoning variance requests 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.
(Publish: Alachua County Today January 17, 2008)
A ~jMIS~j I
NOTICE OF A PUBLIC
HEARING BOARD OF
Notice is hereby given that the City ofAlachua City Commission, sitting as
the Board of Adjustment, will hold a public hearing on January 28, 2008 at
7:00 p.m., or as soon as possible thereafter, on the following item. The
hearing will be held in the Commission Chambers of City Hall, at 15100
NW 142nd Terrace, Alachua, Florida.
A request by Upham Inc., agent for Alachua Development Company, LLC,
owner, and Lowe's Home Centers Inc., developer, for a Zoning Variance
to the City of Alachua Land Development Regulations, specifically the
requirements of Article 6, Sections 6.1.4(B), Off-Street Parking Standards;
6.1.4(DX1), Bicycle Parking; 6.1.5(CX1), Off-street Loading Standards;
6.1.8(BX3) Vehicle Stacking Spaces, Primary Drive Aisles; 6.1.10(AX2),
Pedestrian Facilities; 6.3.3(B) Fencing Standards; 6.3.5(B) Prohibited
Fences; 6.5.4(CX2)(b) Permanent Signs Allowed; 6.5.7(L) Prohibited
Signs; 6.8.2(B)(1) Large Retail Design Standards, Fagade and Material
Design; 6.8.5(A) Large Retail Design Standards, Off-Street Parking
Location; and 6.8.6(A) Large Retail Design Standards, Pedestrian
The Variance request is for a proposed retail establishment (Lowe's) located
near the intersection of U.S. Highway 441 and N.W. 147th Drive, Alachua
Florida, and shown in the map below. FLUM: Commercial; Zoning:
Commercial Intensive (CI); a portion of Tax Parcel No. 03067-006-000.
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TUTORING: Program is in its third year
Continued from page Al
A6 ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY LOCAL NEWS THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2008
Continued frompage A] LI
Lauderdale Police Department.
Of the 70 applicants,
Drumm said 25 were excellent
candidates, and the top eight
were the best qualified.
Final interviews will be held
with the candidates on
Thursday, Jan. 31 and Friday,
Feb. 1, with a decision expected
in early February, Drumm said.
On Jan. 31, the eight final
candidates will be present at the
High Springs Civic Center for a
Continued from page A 1
Florida Department of
Transportation (FDOT) helped
fund the CATS program during
its first year. When the grant
ended in September 2007, City
officials decided to continue the
service with no interruptions.
This year, the City is
requesting $120,950 in 'federal
funding and $61,525 in state
funding, said Patricia Lee, a
grants specialist with the City of
City officials want to use the
grant money to buy a new bus
and create new stops alorig the
route, Lee said.
However, Alachua is not
guaranteed any grant money for
this year, according to Gwen
Pra, FDOT District Rural
The City of Alachua will
find out by April 1 if they
received the grant for this year,
t. Gordon Fulwood serving as interim police chief
meet-and-greet with the public.
All candidates will give
speeches and be evaluated on
their abilities to interact with the
The search for a new police
chief started following the
unexpected death of former
High Springs Police Chief Ray
Kaminskas, who passed away
from a heart attack on Sept. 1,
2007 at the age of 57.
Kaminskas, a former police
chief of St. Pete Beach, brought
many changes to the police
department and was thought of
as a mentor and friend by many
He was appointed to the
position following the
retirement of Chief Tom Wolfe,
who served 36 years with the
High Springs Police
raised the bar in his
department," Drumm said.
"We're really looking for
someone who could meet or
exceed his performance."
Since Kaminskas' death, Lt.
Gordon Fulwood has been
serving as the interim police
chief for the city.
acknowledged that his
experience as interim police
chief is beneficial toward his
candidacy for the position, he
ve-cent gas tax may lead to increased ridership
and the grant money will be
distributed by July 1, said Pra.
"[CATS] appears to be
consistent with the terms of the
grant program," Pra said. "The
City did do a good job in
putting the paperwork
The grant program has a
$380,000 budget, and the funds
must be distributedbetween 18
counties in Florida, Pra said.
One of the issues that may
affect whether Alachua receives
the grant is that CATS has,
experienced low ridership.
In December, the transit
system took 182 riders between
Alachua and Gainesville, Lee
said. CATS averaged six riders
each day in December.
"Although ridership is not
where they want it to be, that
doesn't mean it will not be
sufficient for this grant," Pra
said in an interview. "Clearly,
you want positive numbers.
But, that doesn't mean
passenger highs and lows will
affect the grant."
The December holiday
season may have caused a
decrease in the number of riders
in December, said Alachua City
Manager Clovis Watson, Jr.
Another factor hindering
CATS ridership is the limited
route and scheduling of the
"It's difficult to get
everyone where they need to
go, but it's a start," Watson said.
City officials expect transit
ridership to increase in the
future, because a 5-cent gas tax
became effective Jan. 1, which
may put a higher burden on
low-income families, said
Alachua Commissioner Jean
"I expect now, more than
ever, that this transportation is
going to be needed for the
working folks," Calderwood
Although CATS has
experienced low ridership, City
officials said they believe the
transit system is a good step in
the right direction.
"Without the Commission
as a whole, this project would
have never gotten. off the
ground and become, what I
consider, the success it is now,"
Caldeiwood said. "We knew it
was going to take some time to
get [CATS], up and running."
# # #
said any of the eight candidates
would be more than capable of
doing the job.
"I know that I can do the job,
there's no doubt in my mind,
but at the same time there are
some wonderful people who've
applied to this position,"
"I'm looking forward to the
future of this department no
matter what decision the city
If appointed to the position,
Fulwood said he also hopes to
continue in the footsteps of
former Police Chief Ray
"Chief Kaminskas started us
in a great direction for this
department, and hopefully the
new chief will continue his
legacy," Fulwood said.
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Department of Growth Management after
reviewing the Urban Services Report (USR) filed
by the City of Alachua on June 8.
The County later retracted their acceptance of
the annexation, but City officials decided to go
ahead with the process in "good faith."
County officials claim the McGinley property
was actually annexed in 2001. However, due to a
wording issue, only a portion of the property was
officially armexed into the city.
The USR created for the 2001 annexation did
not contain the proper legal description of the
annexation, but a map attached to the USR clearly
showed the entire McGinley property being
annexed; said David Theriaque, an attorney
representing the City of Alachua.
"It would be our position that the larger piece
was annexed in 2001, but the county decided it
wasn't annexed," Theriaque said. "There is no
previous case in Florida where the legal
description and map didn't match."
Still, Monday's hearing was intended to
resolve any concerns that the land wasn't
properly annexed in 2001 and to solidify the
City's case in the event Alachua County does in
fact pursue legal challenges to the annexation.
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High Springs Plan Board Workshops
The Planning & Zoning Board of High Springs will be
holding a series of workshops to review the proposed
update of the comprehensive plan.
All Citizens are invited to participate.
Dates & Times though February 2008
Tuesday January 15th 6:30 pm 9:00 pm
Tuesday February 5th 6:30 pm -9:00 pm
Tuesday,- February 19th 6:30 pm -9:00 pm
These workshops will all be held at the
High Springs Civic Center, and will be in
addition to the regularly scheduled
Plan Board meetings
For Questions about these workshops, please contact City Hall
Phone: 386-454-1416 Ext. 230
(Publish: Alachua County Today January 17, 24, 31
and February 7 and 14, 2008)
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ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY ALACHUA COUNTY'S MOST WANTED THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2008 Bi
High Springs Police neighb
The information below has scare ti
been compiled based on police home,,
reports provided by the High the gr
Springs Police Department. area.
Today Staff Report
*High Springs resident Paul
Marteny reported that four white
males attempted to enter his home
on Monday, Jan.7, 2008' by
removing a window screen. When
or Michael Leavenworth
dly yelled at the subjects to
hem away from Marteny's
one subject knocked him to
found. They then fled the
it Habakkuk Davis was
d on Thursday, Dec. 27,
for allegedly shoplifting at
Outlet Store in High
s. Habhkkuk was issued a
notice to appear and given a
*Alachua resident Carrie Brown,
30, was reportedly arrested
Saturday, Jan. 12, 2008 and being
charged with driving with a
suspended license and possession
of cocaine. Front seat passenger,
Pedro Morales, 30, of Lake City,
was also arrested for an
outstanding Columbia County
warrant. Both subjects were
A message from the desk of
Sheriff Sadie Darnell
Parking garage safety
Parking garages and lots are
ranked second after residential
properties as the place of
commission for violent crimes.
Dim lighting combined with the
easy availability of parked vehicles
to hide behind make parking
garages a favorite of criminals.
Activities such as looking for car
keys, talking on a cell phone and
juggling packages while walking
through a parking facility decrease
awareness levels, which increase
the potential that you might become
the victim of an attack. Although
facility layout plays an important
role in reducing the violent
incidents that can occur, drivers can
safeguard themselves by following
these simple tips:
Identify entrances and exits
when entering a parking facility.
If possible, park next to
entrances or in open and well-lit
Always roll up windows,
close the sunroof and lock the doors
before leaving your car.
Avoid leaving valuables in
your car; don't leave your cell
phone plugged in to the cigarette
lighter and in plain view.
When returning to youdr
vehicle, keep your keys in hand and
walk with a purpose.
Trust your instinct, if you do
not feel comfortable ask a security
officer to escort you to your vehicle.
Immediately Report any
suspicious activity to. law
Do not linger around your car.
Prepare to enter the car quickly and
Keep the doors locked and
windows up until you have exited
Make the Call,
Call (352) 372- Step
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George James Zakeya Renay
White Male, Black Female,
6'1", 220 Ibs 5'7", 110 Ibs
Brown Hair, Black Hair,
Blue Eyes Brown Eyes
over 16 Grams,
Felony Forgery (8
Counts), Possession of
a Controlled Sub-
stance, Possession of
Driving With A
6'2", 190 lbs
Civil Order -
Michael A. John M.
White Male, White Male,
Brown Hair, 5/28/86
Green Eyes Brown Hair,
5'4", 145 Ibs Brown Eyes
Possession of a
of a Minor
Grand Theft III,
Deal In Stolen
Pawn Items X 9
6'1", 180 Ibs
5'7", 170 Ibs
Sale of Cocaine
Thurman Elzy T.
Black Male, Black Male,
5'8", 150 lbs 5'6", 170 lbs
Brown Eyes Currently
Civil Order -
Civil Order -
Child Support (2
Collin Donna K.
White Male, White Female,
5'9", 160 Ibs
Battery with a
5'3", 130 lbs
5'8", 180 Ibs
5'101, 145 Ibs
Sale of Cocaine
Review the pictures above. If you know the
location of any of these wanted individuals, please
contact the Combined jCommunications Center at
352-955-1818 or remain anonymous by calling
trime Stoplprs at 352-372-STOtI
Callers are eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.
DO NOT APPROACH OR ATTEMPT TO
APPREHEND ANY OF THESE INDIVIDUALS.
IF NECESSARY, CALL 911. a
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transported to the Alachua County
Sheriff's Office Department of the
Jail without incident.
*High Springs resident Betty
Mazon, 53, was reportedly
detained Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008
on a warrant for violation of
probation. After searching the
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B2 ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY RELIGION THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2008
The Lamb of God who taketh away the sin of the world
Special to Alachua County Today
"There standeth one among you, whom ye know
Today, we can look at those words of John the
Baptist and realize that what he is saying is a harsh
denunciation of his fellow Jews. John, a prophet of
God, is preaching to the children of Israel, not to
Gentiles. "There standeth one among
you, whom ye know not."
John is at the Jordan River, about to
lead the people into the promised land of
God. He is calling the people to cross a
more eternal dividing line, one which
means the difference between life and
death-this dividing line is the soul. John
is a messenger whose job is to point the
way to the Father, through the Blood of
the Lamb, Jesus, bringing them new life
and deliverance from death.
John faces a daunting task. The The Ven.
people do not even realize that they stand Leasure
in the presence of their God. They had All Saint.
the Temple and the priesthood, the Church,
sacrifices and feast days, and the Law. A parish
But, they lived under the tyranny of the Christian
Romans, and prayed for deliverance. Church
With so much religious observance, they
should have been prepared to see their Messiah; but,
they could not see Him standing before their eyes.
Or, perhaps they refused to see Him.
John the Baptist saw the Incarnate God standing
before him at the river Jordan, and Simeon
proclaimed in the Temple, "Lord, now lettest thou thy
servant depart in peace, according to thy word: For
mine eyes have seen thy salvation, Which thou hast
prepared before the face of all people; A light to
lighten the Gentiles, and the gloty of thy people
Israel. (Luke 2:29-32) These events show us that
God was not hiding Himself nor trying to arrive
secretly in Israel.
God chose to reveal Himself in Israel for a
reason-He had been preparing them for His coming
since the Fall in the Garden of Eden. The signs were
there for thousands of years; look at all of the
prophets that had been sent to warn Israel and get her
people back on the path of righteousness. There was
more than John's voice crying in the wilderness.
There were sacrifices given every year as a reminder
of God's coming near to mankind. Israel was chosen
because it had been given the invitation and warning
more clearly than any other nation on earth. God was
not hiding from man, He was anticipated more than
any earthly king, but the final messenger proclaims,
"there standeth one among you, whom ye know not. "
John the Baptist was the final
prophet; his was the final voice to
silence the evil intent to hide God from
mankind, the voice preparing them for
the coming Deliverer. When He
arrives, it is only John the Baptist who
recognizes Him. What does this say to
Is it that we will not see whose
presence we are in? In those items of
worship, from the ministry to the
Scriptures, we confess that Christ
makes Himself known to us. He is not
John E. hidden but is truly revealed and is
present to heal us, to teach tis, to
Anglican commune with us, and to save us from
ainesville. our sin. This is the belief that every
f the generation of the Faithful has held to
Episcopal be true. But, do we sit as blindly in our
religious beliefs as the most devout
Jew who heard John at the Jordan
River? The Son of God has come, we confess He is
coming again, and we admit that the Spirit has been
sent to lead us into communion with Him, right here
and right now. So, what are we to do with the time
we have been given?
I urge every faithful believer to be humble
enough to pray that the eyes of their heart would be
opened as they were with John the Baptist. I pray that
every faithful witness of Jesus Christ would be like
this messenger and proclaim to the world to "Behold
the Lamb of God who takes away the Sin of the
World." I urge all faithful believers to examine their
heart and acknowledge the blindness that clouds our
understanding, and see as if for the first time, the One
who stands in our midst. Let your prayers and your
praises be genuinely raised up to the One who has
come to deliver you from any bondage that holds you
captive in this life.
ESt. Luke AME Church at
14950 NW US Highway 441,
Alachua, Rev. James Watkins,
Pastor will observe Martin
Luther King's Day on Sunday,
Jan. 20 at 4 p.m. Elder Beatrice
Sheppard-Showers of Blessing
Harvest Center is the guest
speaker and the Christian
Women on the Move will
provide the song service.
Contact Sis. Jennie Williams
for more information at 352-
373-0275. The public is
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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
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"'Building Life Together"
Located at 14200 NW 148th Place
Downtown Alachua (in the old Post Office)
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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
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
Corinth Baptist Church
5577 NW 290 Street, Newberry
Pastor Henry M. Rodgers
(352) 472-7770 or (352) 495-2510
Sunday: Sunday School 10 am., Morning
Worship 11aam., 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.
Calvary Baptist Church
Hwy 441 1-1/2 miles South ofAlachua
Sunday 10 a.m., 11 a.m. & 6 p.m.
Wednesday 7 p.m.
Verse by Verse Preaching
Traditional Christian Music
Pastor Marty Basinger (386) 462-2966
CHRISTIAN FAMILY WORSHIP
CENTER AND BIBLE COLLEGE
Dr. Lloyd S. Williams, Pastor & Founder
220 NE First Avenue, P.O. Box 2187
High Springs, FL 32655
Church: (386) 454-2367 Home: (386) 454-8251
Contemporary Praise & Worship
Bible Study at 9:30 a.m.
Worship at 10:45 a.m.
16916 NW US Hwy 441, High Springs
"We know that in all things
we are more than
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.)
* Congregational Prayer: 10 a.m. Praise & Worship: 10:30 a.m. Morning 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
Rev. Virginia McDaniel, Pastor
14623 NW 140 Street
Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship Service
10:30 a.m. Nursery provided.
First United Methodist
Church of Alachua
14805 NW 140th Street 462-2443
Rev. Rob Atchley, Pastor
Jeff Van Valey, Youth & Children's Minister
Worship, 8:30 am. & ll am.
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Sunday Youth Events, 4:30 p.m.
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
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 7pmn.
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
Grace Community Church (PCA)
ANew Church in WesternAlachua County
Pastor Ty Keys
New Location: 25705 SW 15 Avenue
in Newberry Elementary School Cafeteria
Worship: Sunday 9 am. Nursery provided.
For info go to www.gacecommunityPCA.org
Reaching Out with the Love of Christ by Lifting Up
the Name of Christ-Come hear the Doctrines of Grace
Hare Krishna Temple
International Society for Krishna
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
Legacy9 )aptist Church
n Sunday Services at The Alachua Women's
Club, 255 S. Main St., Alachua
Children's Sunday School 9:30 am
Church Service 10:30 am
Family Bible Study 6:30 pm
Pastor John Jernigan (386)454-5529
New St. Mary Missionary
13800 NE 158th Avenue, Alachua 32616
Rev. Daniel H. McNish, Pastor
Phone & FAX (386) 462-7129
Services: Sunday School 9:30 a.m.
Morning Worship 11 a.m.-lst, 2nd, 3rd Sunday
Quarterly 11 a.m. 4th Sun. Birthday Rally
Service; Tuesday Evening 7 p.m. Prayer
Meeting & Bible Study
Episcopal Church -
Sunday Services at 10 a.m.
105 NW 2nd St. (next door
to High Springs City Hall)
Father David Kidd
HIGH SPRINGS CHURCH
520 NE Santa Fe Boulevard
Bible Classes for All Ages 9:30 a.m.
Worship 10:30 a.m.
Evening Worship 6 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Classes 7 p.m.
Minister: Wayne Rodgers (386)454-2930
Living Hope in Christ
1120 S. Main Street, High Springs
Located on Hwy 27 across from Tumblemania
Hour of Power Sun. 9 a.m., Sunday School 10 a.m.,
Morning Worship 11 a.m.; 1st, 3rd & 5th Sundays
Evening Services 4 p.m.; Prayer & Bible Study
Tues. 7 p.m.; Street Ministry every 4th Sat. 10 a.m.
Pastor Larry Canriady, Sr. (386) 454-4169
North Pleasant Grove Baptist Church
25330 NW CR239 (1/4 mi north of CR236)
(386) 462-3317 firstname.lastname@example.org
Rev. Edwin A. Gardner, Pastor
Sun. Breakfast 9:30 a.m.; Sun. School 9:45 a.m.;
Worship 10:45 a.m.; 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 pm.; Weds. Bible Study 7 pmn.
Your searchfor friendly church has ended
St. John's United
Open Arms, Loving Hearts
& 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
Pastor. Mike Lee 9
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for more information.
"Re1 ilnh I people iem they are"
2020 NE 15 Street
F A M I L Y C H U.R H
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Assembly of God
Located at 14200 NW 148th Place
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
16710 NW US 441 Between High Springs & Alachua.
List your Place of
Call (386) 462-3355
for more information.
Sunday: 11:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m.
Children's Church 11:30 a.m.
Adult & Children Bible Study.7 p.m.
Consumed Youth Service 7 p.m.
Nursery provided for all services.
Pastor Greg Evans 352-870-7288
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). igh Springs
_Join us at these local events
Let everyone know
about special activities
your church has on the
horizon. Call (386) 462-
3355, fax (386) 462-4569
or email to
Christian iAfe Fellowship
Assembly of God
Contemporary Worship/Ministry All Ages
Sunday: SS 9:30 am./Worship 10:30 a.m.
Wed. 7 p.m./Children/Youth/Adults
19817 W. Newberry Rd. (4 mi. E. of
Newberry, 4 mi. W. of Jonesville)
CHRIST'S ANGLICAN CHURCH
... seeking the Lord as He
wills tq be found ...
323 S.W. County Road 778
High Springs, Florida 32643
SUNDAY WORSHIP 10 a.m.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF ALACHUA
I MPAC NG One Block east of Main Street in Alachua
a a 8__ __(386) 462-1337
Sunday: 9:30 a.m. Bible Study 10:45 a.m. Worship
Wednesday: 6 7:30 p.m. Children's Ministries, Youth Activities
and Choir Rehearsal 6:15-7:15 p.m. Mid-Week Bible Study
Miracle Restoration &
House of Prayer 0
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17901SE DouglasStreet, HighSprings
Pastor Emma l.Thomas 3864544145
New Oak Grove Baptist Church
Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m.,
Evening Service 6 p.m.
Wednesday Fellowship Meal 6 p.m.
Prayer Mtg/Bible Study 7 p.m.
RAs, GAs & Students 7 p.m.
Terry Elixson, Jr., Pastor
386-462-3390 18105 NW 262 Avenue
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) 386.462.439 (Fax)
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ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY LOCAL NEWS THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2008 1B3
Three Very Family-Friendly Television High Springs to celebrate Florida Arbor
Shows on DVD Day, Martin Luther King on January 19
By KEES BOER
Today Entertainment Writer"
Gomer Pyle Season 3
' If you ask anyone who
knows the military what is the
most elite branch of the
military, they'll undoubtedly
say "the Marines." They are
put .through the most rigorous
training and are ready to do
whatever it takes to protect the
However, if you watch
Gomer Pyle, you might
wonder about that. The show is
mainly about two characters -
Gomer Pyle, played by Jim
Nabors, and his drill Sergeant
Vince Carter played by Frank
Sutton. Gomer is the most
lovable Marine you could
imagine, though he's a total
goofball. He has absolutely no
idea what is going on, but he
believes the best of everyone
and everything. He's almost
like a Forest Gump type of
Then you've got Sgt.
Carter, who is his superior, but
somehow doesn't quite know
what to do with this Marine
he's stuck with. All in all, the
situations they find themselves
in are quite hilarious. You can
have a lot of fun watching this
- just realize that it is only
You might also enjoy
checking out Jim Nabors'
The DVD set includes all
30 episodes of the Third
Season. The show is totally
family friendly and family
safe. I have no hesitation in
recommending this DVD
Hawaii Five-O, Season III
One of my all time
favorite, police drama
television series from the .
60s and 70s is Hawaii Five- t
O starring Jack Lord (Felix
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show is that classic intro of
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All 24 episodes of the third
season are included in this
I highly recommend this
DVD set it's family
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beside that, it's fun and the
whole family can enjoy it.
The Second Season, Volume
1 of Gunsmoke on DVD
From the mid-50s to the
mid-70s, one television series
endured for 20 years. It was
the Emmy Award winning
show Gunsmoke, starring Jim
Arness as U.S. Marshall Matt
This is one cowboy show
that not only emphasizes good
verses evil, it also stresses
compassion. I can see why the
series lasted for 20 years -
it's really a great family show.
The DVD set consists of
three DVDs that contain all 20
episodes of the second season.
If you have access to the
Internet, you might enjoy
visiting Jim Arness' official
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well done and it gives you the
ability to write Jim Arness
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that he'd write you back, but
each of the postings is read by
All in all, these are great
DVDs and definitely worth
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Editor's Note: Today
Entertainment Writer Kees
Boer is committed to Com-
passion International, an
organization that helps
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Special to Alachua County Today
HIGH SPRINGS The
Florida Arbor Day and Martin
Luther King Celebration will be
held on Saturday, Jan. 19 from 10
a.m. to 4 p.m. at Catherine Taylor
Park, 210 SE Douglas Street, in
historic High Springs. This event
is themed "Bringing the
Community Together" and
proceeds will fund the
construction of bathroom
facilities at the park. Admission
The event, sponsored by the
City of High Springs, and local
businesses Lee's Daycare Center,
Byran's Auto Detailing, with
support from Project for Public
Spaces, the High Springs Farmers
Market and the High Springs Tree
Board and will feature an
extensive list of activities. High
Springs Fanners Market vendors
will be onsite with fresh produce,
plants and trees for sale.
A second High Springs
Community Garden project site is
located across the street from the
park and will be available for
preview. The City of High
Springs Tree Board will sponsor a
Tree Identification Walk, Plant-a-
Seed workshop for. kids, slash
pine seedling giveaway, and
provide Master Gardener,
Arborist and Forestry experts.
Nominations for "Scenic Lane of
the Year" may also be submitted
at the event.
L. Millard Vaughn
L. Millard Vaughn passed away on January 9,
2008 at his residence in High Springs. He was
Mr. Vaughn was born and lived his life in
High Springs. He was a member of New Oak
Grove Baptist Church and was the treasurer there
for 32 years. He proudly served in the U.S. Air
Force where he participated in the 9th Air Force
376 Bombing Group in the WW II European
Theatre. He enjoyed fishing and coin collecting.
Survivors include his wife, Faye Vaughn of
High Springs; a daughter, Lynne (Craig)
Kurimay of Perry, Florida; a son, Tim (Dana)
Vaughn of High Springs; and five grandchildren.
Services were held at New Oak Grove Baptist
The Schedule of Activities
11:30 a.m. Martin Luther
12 noon Neighborhood
Housing Initiative Presentation
12:15 p.m. FloridaArbor Day
12:30 p.m. Tree City USA
.12:45 p.m. Tree Planting
Demonstration and Ceremony
1 p.m. 4 p.m. Basketball
Shooting Contests ($5 entry fee)
The event will also feature
food and family entertainment.
Non-food vendor spaces are still
available for this event. For more
information, call 386-454-3950.
# # #
Church, 18100 NW 262 Avenue, Alachua on
Saturday, January 12, 2008 at 2 p.m. with Rev.
Eddie Blalock and Rev. Terry Ellixson
Visitation was held on Friday, January 11,
2008 from 6-8 p.m. at New Oak Grove Baptist
Church. Burial followed the services on
Saturday at New Oak Grove Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in
his name to E.T. York Hospice Care Center, 4200
NW 90 Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32606.
Arrangements were under the care of Evans-
Carter Funeral Home, High Springs.
Obituaries: The obituaries in this section are
considered news and are published free of
charge by Alachua County; Today. Obituaries
may be edited for style, space and policy.
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City of Alachua
Surplus Vehicles &
The City of Alachua FL is
offering to the public various
pieces of equipment and
vehicles declared surplus to the
City's needs. This property will
be awarded to the highest
bidder based upon written bids.
All property will be sold "as is"
with no warranty expressed or
implied. The property will be
available for inspection from
Monday, 14 January 2008, 9AM
through Thursday, 24 January
2008, 4PM. Property is located
at the City Wastewater
Treatment Facility, 13700 NW
All bids will be due by Thursday,
24 January 2008, 4:15PM. Bids
should be sealed and submitted
to the receptionist at City Hall.
Bid documents are available at
City Hall and the Wastewater
Treatment Facility and also on
the City's website
results will be posted prior to
close of business on Friday, 25
For additional information,
contact: Frank Sodek,
(Published: Alachua County
Today January 17, 2008)
Notice of Public Hearing
City of Waldo, FL
Planning & Zoning Board
The City of Waldo's Planning
and Zoning Board, sitting as the
Local Planning Agency, will hold
a public hearing on a proposed
small-scale comprehensive plan
amendment on January 29,
2008, at 6:30pm at the Yerkes
Center, 14245- Cole Street,
Waldo, Florida. The Local
Planning Agency will consider
making a recommendation on
the following item:
A request by Ben Campen,
agent for Smiley's Markets &
Malls, Inc., to amend the City of
Waldo Future Land Use Map
2011 from Alachua County
Agriculture to commercial on
approximately 10.0 acres
located on US Highway 301. A
portion of tax parcel #16979-
At the public hearing, all
interested parties may appear
and be heard with respect to the
proposed application. Copies of
the proposed application are
available for public inspection at
City Hall on any regular
business day between 8:30 A.M.
and 12:00 P.M. Notice is given
pursuant to Section 286.0105,
Florida Statutes, that in order to
appeal any decision made at
this public meeting, 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 City Hall at
(352) 418-1001 at least 48
hours prior to the public
(Published: Alachua County
Today January 17, 2008)
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
File No. 07-CP-1902
IN RE: ESTATE OF
STEPHEN G. RYAN, JR., A/KIA
STEPHEN G. RYAN
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the
estate of STPEHEN G. RYAN,
JR., a/k/a STEPHEN G. RYAN,
deceased, whose date of death
was November 17, 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 (201 E.
University Ave, Gainesville, FL
32601). The names and
addresses of the personal
representative and the personal
representatives' attorney are set
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
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED
WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS
SET FORTH IN SECTION
733.702 OF THE FLORIDA
PROBATE CODE WILL BE
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 January 17, 2008.
Attorney for Personal
Nancy E. Yenser
NANCY E. YENSER, P.L.
Florida Bar No. 222348
Post Office Box 1440
Gainesville, FL 32602-1440
Telephone: (352) 378-8544
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Bachelor's degree with business management emphasis or
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For more information and to apply, visit Millennium Bank
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NANCY E. RYAN
5120 NW 30TH LANE
GAINESVILLE, FL 32606
(Published: Alachua County
Today January 17
and 24, 2008)
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that
pursuant to the Florida Self
Storage Facility Act Statutes
(Section 83.801 83.809);
INTERSTATE MINI STORAGE
will sell for CASH to the highest
bidder at 2707 SW 40th Blvd,
Gainesville, County of Alachua,
Florida, at 1:00 PM on Thursday,
the 24th of January, 2008, and
continuing day.to day thereafter
until sold, the household goods
and misc. contents of the
UNIT G1, CHAD JACKSON,
misc. items. $504.70
UNIT C11 TYFFANY POWELL,
misc. items. $410.00
UNIT M20, COLLINS NELSON,
misc. items. $192.52
UNIT M5, ROSE VALE, misc.
UNIT M6, ROSE VALE, misc.
UNIT 214, OLIVIA WARE, misc.
INTERSTATE MINI *
2707 SW 40TH BLVD.
FAX (352) 371-5767
(Published: Alachua County
Today January 10 and
January 17, 2008)
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On December I, 2007 Lane Hevel, marketing manager for
Gainesville Today was injured at Ironwood Golf Course during a
golftournament. Since the accident, Lane has been and still remains
at Shands Hospital. Over the years, the relationship with many of
Lane's customers has become one of friendship. Those of us that
consider both Terry and Lane our friends have come together to
organize an elfort to help them financially during this difficult time.
Donations may be made at any SunStatc Federal Credit Union. Just
mention to the teller you want to donate to the Lane Hevel Fund.
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cio Gainesville Today, 2306 SW 13th.Street, #1101. Gainesville, FI.
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The Lane Hevel Golf Charity Tournament is scheduled for
February 23rd at 12:30 p.m. at Ironwood Golf Course.
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golf tournament, and you will be able to click on register.
There are several different sponsorships. Please choose one that
best fits you. Either mail in the form to Casey Smith, APR, 2306
SW 13th Street. Ste 1101. Gainesville, FL 32608 or fax it to 352-
338-9006. Entry deadline is January 31, 2008. If you have any
questions please e-mail Casey Smith at Gainesville Today
Whether you are able to help or not, we hope you will pray for his
Warm wishes are sent to
"o Te<'y a and Lane Hevet
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