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Newberry caught in
By CRAIG COX
NEWBERRY As the population in
Florida continues to rise, traffic congestion
is becoming more and more of a frustration
for drivers and those governmental entities
that must deal with that frustration and a
shortage of funding.
gets final B
reduced by 16,600
By BRYAN BOUKARI
approved a variance on
Monday night allowing
Lowe's Homes Centers, Inc.
to reduce the number of
required parking spaces for
store the company proposes to
build near Food Lion along
U.S. Highway 441.
engineering consultant Roger
Strcula of Upham, Inc.
presented o the request to
commissioners noting that the
reduction in parking spaces
was proportionate to the
reduction in the store's floor
space. He'said the reason for
-the reduction was that a
different store prototype was
being used for the design.
The home improvement
giant is slated to construct a
125,602 square-foot store
with a 28,839 square-foot
garden center. That's about,
16,600 square-feet than.
originally proposed. The
required parking number of
spaces was dropped from 460
The project also received
final site plan approval and a
special exception for stores
LOWE'S on page A4
Just as drivers must sit and wait for their
turn to get through traffic lights and
stopped vehicles, municipalities and
counties must wait for their turn to receive
road funding to alleviate traffic concerns
and make way for businesses to locate
along those roadways.
And the City of Newberry has learned
this lesson the hard way. ,
State Route 26, known to many as
Newberry Road, is the main connector
through the city of about 3,900 residents.
But because of the high rate of growth to
the west of the city, the road has exceeded
its capacity in a one-mile stretch from the
intersection of S.R. 26 and S.R. 27 west to
S.R. 26 on page A7
ell qu sauce
Carolyn and George Mells of Archer are marketing their signature barbeque sauce locally at
Hitchcock's Markets and to national buyers.
By CRAIG COX
ARCHER As you stroll through the aisles
of local grocery stores, you may not notice this
barbeque sauce among the hundreds of
But Mells' Delicious barbeque sauce, which
was created by an Archer couple, may be in a
league of its own.
George Mells, 65, and his wife Carolyn sell
the sauce through their company, Mells'
Delicious Food Processing and Packaging,
The company sold more than 800 bottles of
the sauce on its first day on the market, which
was May 22.
Several stores currently sell the sauce,
including Hitchcock's, Ward's, West Coast
Seafood and other small businesses, Mells said.
"We'd like to give thanks to the Almighty,
1 MELLS on page A8
... Crime Stoppers
Most Wanted Inside
ness of h '" l,
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D9ftal brary Center
arrested for child
By CRAIG COX
ALACHUA An Alachua
resident was arrested Tuesday
in connection with child
Eduardo Villar was arrested
at about 10 a.m. at his 14114
NW 142nd Place apartment,
which is located less than half a
mile from Alachua's recreation
Officers found videos and
images of children possibly as
young as nine years old on his
computer and other digital
media devices, according to an
Alachua County Sheriffs
Office (ACSO) press release.
Police seized his hard drive
on April 17 after ACSO
detectives, working with the
Internet Crimes Against
Children Task Force,
regarding the distribution of
child pornography, according
to the press release.
forensic examinations of the
items seized during the
warrant, and they found
multiple images and videos of
children having sex with each
other and with adults,
according to'the press release.
Villar is being charged with
one count of distribution of
PORN on page A4
concrete plant suit
By BRYAN BOUKARI
GAINESVILLE A judge
dismissed an appeal by Trinity
Materials, LLC which sought
to overturn a Nov. 5, 2007
decision by City of Alachua
commissioners denying a
concrete batch plant proposed
by the company.
The case was filed on Dec.
21, 2007 after commissioners
determined that the proposed
concrete batch plant to be
located at the Hipp
Construction property along
U.S. 441 was not compatible
with surrounding residential
In the suit, Attorney Patrice
Boyes claims that her client,
Trinity Materials, was treated
unfairly and subjected to a
higher standard of review than
allowed for under the special
"The burden on the
applicant is much lighter for a
Special, Exception than for a
use variance...," Boyes wrote
in the lawsuit.
Trinity Materials met its
burden of proof she said.
In a strange twist, Boyes is
apparently partially right in
claiming that Trinity Materials
met its burden.
Eighth Judicial Circuit
Court Judge Frederick D.
Smith issued the ruling on
TRINITY on page A5
Domino's set to open in
Alachua by early July
By CRAIG COX
ALACHUA The Domino's
on U.S. Hwy 441 near
Hitchcock's is expected to open
within about two weeks, said
owner Freddie Wehbe.
If the company can hammer
out the last few details in time,
Domino's should open in the
first week of July, Wehbe said.
The approximately 1450 sq.
ft. Domino's will allow area
residents to have the pizza
delivered, or customers can
pick up their orders from the
The business will employ
about 25 people, including
cooks and delivery drivers, he
DOMINO'S on page A4
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BRYAN BOUKARI/Alachua County Today
Domino's has begun hiring for its new restaurant in Alachua
which is slated to open within a few weeks.
Last chance for High
Springs Pioneer postmark
By CRAIG COX
HIGH SPRINGS Time is
running out to get the, High
Springs 32nd Annual Pioneer
Days Pictorial Postmark.
postmark, which will stop
being produced on June 25, is
placed over postage stamps to
show that the stamps have
Although Pioneer Days
was held April 26 and 27, the
postmaster received so many
requests for the stamp that the
post office was able to extend
the stamp's availability for
about a month.
The stamp does not cost
Special to Alachua County Today
The commemorative Pioneer Days cancellation postmark is
only available at the High Springs Post Office until June 25.
any money. People who want addressed to themselves or
the stamp can get it at the High others, and stick the envelope
Springs post office, or they can or postcard in a larger
request the stamp by mail. envelope addressed to: 32nd
People interested in requesting Annual Pioneer DAYS Station,
the stamp through mail should Postmaster, 25 NW 4th Ave.,
send an envelope or postcard High Springs FL 32643-9998.
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A2 ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY COMMUNITY CORNER THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2008
*Archer 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.
EHigh 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
Tuesday of each month at 7:30
p.m. at Town Hall.
ENewberry Meets the 2nd and
4th Monday of each month at 7
p.m. at City Hall
iWaldo Meets the 2nd Tuesday
of each month at 7 p.m. at Yerkes
Jesse says, "A man begins
cutting his wisdom teeth
the first time he bites off
more than he can chew."
HOW TO REACH US
Phone: (386) 462-3355
Fax: (386) 462-4569
Mail: P.O. Box 2135, Alachua, FL
Office: 14804 Main Street, Suite 200
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mGraphic Artists: Katrina Davis and
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& Events in the Heartlands
Vacation Bible School
June 22 26 6 p.m.- 9 p.m.
Dinner served at 5:15 each night
June 27th at 7 p'.m.
catch a WO"
Classes available for Pre-K through
Register online at forestgrovebaptistchurc
t odl C .imlinig.i. DM0
Shane Goslinga, DM0
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
MAlachua July 4th Celebration
- The City'of Alachua will be
having their Ninth Annual July
4th Celebration on Friday, July
4th at the Hal Brady Recreation
Center, 14300 NW 146 Terrace,
Alachua from 12 noon until 10
p.m. (Fireworks display
beginning at approximately 9:30
p.m.) There will be great food
and entertainment for everyone.
Load up your blankets and chairs
and join in on a day of good ol'
The City of Alachua is
currently accepting vendors. Any
and all businesses or
organizations interested in setting
up a booth for the event food,
crafts, non-profits, or
informational -just to name a few
are welcome. Estimated
attendance for this year's event is
approximately 15,000 people!
Booth fees: without power
$50; with power $60; with
power and water $70. Deadline
for applications is Friday, June
Alachua Family Dentistry
7 Comprehensive Dental Care for the Entire Family
*Accepling New Patienis mAccetling Most Insurance Plans
mEvening Appointments Available
Loftesda b Sewicd e eith a k's Pewnal 7uc .
Located behind Hitchcock's in Alachua 38
27 at 4:30 p.m.
For additional information,
please contact Traci L. Cain at
386-418-6100 or e-mail
"The 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.
*Hawthorne Farmers' Market
is open Saturdays from 9 a.m. to
1 p.m. The market is located
behind the Hawthorne Historical
Museum and Cultural Center
(comer of SE 221 Street and SE
73 Avenue, one block off Hwy.
301 South). Regularly seen at the
market are fresh, local produce;
baked goods & grains; flowers,
herbs, trees; soaps, lotions &
toiletries; candles; live music; old-
time skills demonstrated at the
Historical Museum and on the
market grounds; and friends and
neighbors. The 2007-2008 season
end June 28. Vendors call 352-
*Seeking vendors for fireworks
celebration in High Springs -
JULY 5 noon until end of
fireworks. Booth space $50. To
participate, contact Constance
Heuss 386 462-5070 or email
Meeting Alachua County
Sheriff Sadie Damell invites the
public to attend a community
"Meet Your Sheriff' meeting on
Thursday, June 19 at 6 p.m. at
LaCrosse City Hall, located at
20613 North SR 121, LaCrosse,
Florida. Sheriff Darnell will be
holding a series of "town hall"
meetings each month through
December 2008, inviting the
public to come out and meet her
and the Sheriffs Office command
staff, hear about their goals and
objectives, learn about the
programs and have an opportunity
to ask questions of Sheriff Damell
and her staff. For additional
questions, contact the Sheriffs
Office at 352-367-4019.
mOld Time Dance at O'leno -
Family fun for all ages! Dance
contra, circles and squares to live
music hosted by the Flying
Turtles String Band, Sunday, June
22 from 2 p.m. 5 p.m. These are
the dances that were the rage in
the mid 1800s when the town of
Leno thrived. First time dancers
are welcome, a caller will walk
you through each of the dances.
The dance will be held in the
1930s'Recreation Hall located on
the banks of the Santa Fe River in
O'Leno State Park. Fees include
regular park admission plus
tickets: $5 for adults, $3 for
children. To learn more about the
ESandvik Mining &
Construction Open House In
celebration of its 10th year
anniversary, Sandvik is
celebrating with an open house on
Saturday, June 21 from 10 a.m. 4
p.m. The event will follow a
common global concept, "Team
Spirit in Action," but with local
flavor. Facility tours: 10 a.m. -
noon; lunch: noon 1 p.m.; fun &
games: 1 p.m. 4 p.m. Sandvik is
located at 13500 NW County
Road 235 in Alachua.
"The High Springs Lions Club
business meeting is the 2nd
Monday of the month at 7 p.m.
The social meeting is the 4th
Monday of the month at 7 p.m.
"The Kiwanis Club of Santa Fe
meets weekly on Thursday
from 7:30 8:30 a.m. at Brown's
Country Buffet, 12510 U.S. Hwy.
ESons of Confederate Veterans,
Madison Starke Perry Camp
#1424 meeting is held the. 2nd
Monday of the month at Brown's
Country Buffet, Hwy 441 in
Alachua. Eat at 6 p.m., program
starts at 7 p.m. Anyone who has
an ancestor who fought in the
WBTS or has an interest in this
period of our country's history is
invited to attend. For mote
information, please contact:
Commander Larry E Hall 386-
*Turkey Creek Lions Club
meetings are held at 6:36 p.m. on
the 1st and 3rd Monday of each
month at Brown's Country Buffet,
12510 Martin Luther King Blvd.,
Vean R. Seeger, Inc.,
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Alachua, FL 352-316-45471
2008 Chevy Youth Baseball Instructional
Your local Chevrolet dealers invited you to participate in a 2008
Chevy Youth Baseball Instructional Clinic. Youth league members
will spend a half day learning the fundamentals of baseball such as
hitting, fielding and ptiching by Ripken Baseball's certified instructors.
Family members are also invited to enjoy a fun day in the sun.
Your participation is free of charge. The clinic at Alachua
Recreation Center, Alachua will be July 7 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Registration is required and can be completed online at
www.ChevyYouthSports.com/rsvp. Your RSVP log-in password is
PlayBall and your LMG is Gainesville.
Participants need to wear and bring their own baseball gear.
Practice apparel or team uniforms are acceptable, as are cleats or tennis
shoes. Each child should have their own glove, and may bring their
Each child is required to bring an RSVP and signed clinic waiver
form (available online) to the registration table on the day of the clinic.
Family members are encouraged to attend the clinic but are
recommended to bring a cooler with refreshments as concessions will
not be available. Lunch will be provided for all participants and may
be available for spectators at a nominal fee.
For more information, including detailed location information and
clinic itineraries, are available when you register for your clinic date
Ron Brooks Baseball Camp
Would you like to improve your baseball skills? ...develop your
pitching, hitting, and fielding proficiency? Coach Ron Brooks, the
Head Varsity Baseball Coach at Santa Fe High School, invites you to
join us for a week long mini-camp designed to target the skills you
need to succeed on your baseball team.
The lessons will focus on throwing, fielding, bunting, hitting,
baserunning, catching, pitching, and the mental aspects of the game.
All levels of talent and experience are welcome! Campers will learn
from a knowledgeable and experienced coaching staff with expertise
in all facets of baseball.
Camp Dates are Session 2: June 23-26, Session 3: July 7-10. The
camp will be held at Santa Fe High School Baseball Field from 8 a.m.-
12 noon Monday-Thursday. Players are 9 to 14 years old The cost is
$75 per week (includes a daily snack and camp t-shirt). Additional
concession items will be available for purchase
Bring baseball pants, glove, bat, cleats, water bottle, sunscreen,
and towel and catcher's equipment (if appropriate)
If you are interested in attending this camp, please call (352) 219-
6462 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for a registration and consent
form. To reserve your spot, include a check for $25 made out to Ron
Brooks. The remaining camp balance may be paid on the first day of
the session. Completed forms and camp deposits can be mailed to
Santa Fe High School, attn: Ron Brooks, or to 14593 NW 22nd PL,
Newberry, FL 32669.
Santa Fe High School Summer Camps
Santa Fe High School will be hosting its annual summer clinic.
The Mini Camp begins on July 7 and runs through July 10. The
meeting times are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to Noon, except
last day will end at 11 a.m.
The cost of the four-week Mini Camp is $75. Checks can be made
payable to Michele Faulk. If you have any questions regarding the
camp including more enrollment information, contact Michele Faulk at
Pop Warner Football and Cheer Signups
Alachua Recreation Center is having Pop Warner signups on, the
Saturday June 21 and 28 from 9 a.m. to noon. Signup is at the
Alachua Recreation Center in Alachua. Registration fees for tackle
football, ages 7-15 is $75.
Registration fees for cheerleaders, ages 7-15 is $140. The cheer
registration fee includes Nike cheer shoes, socks, briefs, and hair bow.
A Neighborhood meeting will be held to discuss a rezoning
application to PD-RES (Planned Development Residential, 4
units/acre) on 316.3 acres located at 12800 NW US 441. This is
not a public hearing. The purpose of the meeting is to inform
neighboring property owners of the nature of the proposal and
seek their comments.
The meeting will be held Thursday, July 3, 2008, at 5:30 pm at the
Swick House, 15010 NW 142nd Terrace (located behind City of
Alachua Municipal Complex).
Contact Person: Gerry Dedenbach, AICP
Phone Number: (352) 331-1976
(Published: June 19, 2008)
..\ Forest Grove
-,- Christian Academy
Christian Based Curriculum
with this ad
Pre.K4 through 10th Grade
22575 NW 94 Avenue, Alachua.
(Route 441) Alachua. Please join
us for a meeting if you are
interested in helping our
community through needed
services for 'those less fortunate.
For more information call 386-
EThe Second Florida Calvary
Camp Confederate Sons
Association of Florida meeting
is, held every fourth Monday of
the month. The meeting is held at
Brown's Country Buffet
Restaurant and begins with
supper at 6 p.m. and the meeting
following at 7 p:m.
ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY LOCAL NEWS THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2008 A3
Elderly High Springs man
victim of Internet scam
Special to Alachua Count' Todayw
HIGH SPRINGS A 72-
year-old High Springs man
received an unsolicited email
from a sender claiming to offer
a part time job where he could
earn money from his own
home. The email sender used
the name and address of James
Walter, the CEO of Platinum
Exports Company, a London
based company. According to
the email, Walter claimed that
the prospective job applicant
could earn between $2,000 and
$8,000 a month using the
applicant's home computer.
According to the email, the
applicant would receive funds
via the mail and would be
required to deposit them into
his personal account, keep ten
percent of the check as his
processing fee, and send the
remainder of the funds via
Western Union to London.
The victim received checks
and deposited them into his
account and sent the funds,
minus his 10-percent
processing fee to London.
After processing several checks
in excess of $10,000, the
victim's banking institution
determined that all of the
checks were counterfeit.
Officers warn citizens to be
cautious of scams and to follow
the listed Crime Prevention
Do business with
those you know and trust. Be
sure you know the business or
person that you are doing
business with and where they
are physically located.
Understand the offer.
Look carefully at the
information about the products
or services being offered and
ask for more information. A
legitimate business will be glad
to offer more information on
products and services.
Check out the
company or individual's track
record. Check with the Better
Business Bureau for complaint
records and ask for an opinion
on that business. Remember,
the lack of a complaint record
is no guarantee of legitimacy.
Never give your bank
account numbers, credit card
numbers, or other personal
information to anyone you
don't know or haven't checked
out. Don't provide unnecessary
information to make a
purchase. If you have to choose
between purchasing something
with a credit card or cash, use
the credit card. You can always
dispute fraudulent credit card
charges, but you can't get cash
Take your time and
ask for references.
Don't judge reliability
by how nice or flashy a website
Know that people on
the Internet may not'always be
what they seem. Someone that
is sharing tips about a
moneymaking scheme or a
great bargain on a chat room oi
bulletin board may have the
motive to make money (Your
hard earned money!).
Know that con artists
often use unsolicited e-mails.
Be sure to report all unsolicited
e-mails or "spamming" to your
Don't download any
programs from websites that
you are not familiar with. You
could accidentally download a
virus that wipes out or hijacks
your computer files.
If it appears too good
to be true, it probably is. Trust
No matter- what has
been promised, never use your
own money to make money for
For more information on
internet scams, contact the
High Springs Police
Department at 386-454-1415.
# # #
Anita Lynn Thompson
and Anthony James
Simoneaux would like to
announce their wedding to
be held June 21, 2008 at
2:00 p.m. at Rustic Manor.
The bride is the daughter
of Ann and G.P. Thompson ,.
of Archer, FL. She is a
graduate of Trenton High ._
School, Trenton, FL and
plans to graduate from the .
University of Florida in
December with a Bachelor ..
of Arts in Psychology and a
minor in Family, Youth and graduate of Franklin High
Community Science. She is School, Franklin, LA and Santa
currently employed as a Fe Community College. He is
Criminal Justice Technician at a former ine and a rsan
t*e Alachua County Sheriffs Gulf veteran. He is currently
Office. employed as a Deputy Sheriff
The bridegroom is the son at the Alachua County Sheriffs
of Carolyn Jane Champagne Office.
Simoneaux and the late Wibry The couple will honeymoon
Sebastian Simoneaux of at a Sandals resort in Jamaica
Charenton, LA. He is a and will reside in Archer, FL.
aisoe ann 3uzd ee
and Haley Bradley
of USMC Camp .
nia announce the
birth of their h.
Ann Bradley. She
was born on May
19,, 2008. She '?
weighed 7 pounds .
3 ounces and
measured 19 inches.
Maternal grandparent is Laura McCleery of
Bloomington, Tennessee. Paternal grandparents are Mike
and Donna Bradley of Alachua, Florida.
Allison joins Rachel Faye Bradley, 18 months.
City of Hawthorne
Notice of Public Hearing
NOTICE is hereby given that the City Commission of the City of
Hawthorne, Florida, intends to hold a public hearing to consider the
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF HAWTHORNE,
FLORIDA ADOPTING AN URBAN SERVICES REPORT
PURSUANT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE ALACHUA
COUNTY BOUNDARY ADJUSTMENT ACT (CHAPTER 90-
496, LAWS OF FLORIDA) RELATING TO VOLUNTARY
ANNEXATIONS TO THE BOUNDARIES OF THE CITY OF
HAWTHORNE, FLORIDA, WHICH ARE REASONABLY
COMPACT, AND CONTIGUOUS TO THE CITY LIMITS;
PROVIDING SEVERABILITY; REPEALING ALL
ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; AND PROVIDING AN
I\ L2 ,
Urban Service Report 08-3 N 0'0 .'00
Ordinance 2008-14 A prpr.dby;ClyofHaheome
CITY OF ALACHUA
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
The City of Alachua will begin accepting
applications for Large-Scale Comprehensive
Plan Amendments on June 2, 2008.
Applications will be accepted until July 7, 2008
at 4:30 p.m. Forms and instructions are
available at the Planning and Zoning
Department, 15100 N.W. 142nd Terrace,
Alachua. For further information, please
contact the Planning and Zoning Department at
(Published: Alachua County Today May 29,
June 5, 12, 19, 26, 2008)
PLANNING AND ZONING
NOTICE OF VACANCY
Date of Notice: June 19, 2008
The City of Alachua is accepting applications for two
appointments to be made on our Planning and Zoning
Board (PZB). The PZB is a five-member board that
meets monthly. Applicants must reside in the City of
Applications may be obtained in person at City Hall,
15100 NW 142nd Terrace, Monday through Friday,
between the hours of 8:00am and 4:30pm. For electronic
applications, visit the City website at
www.cityofalachua.com. Completed applications must
be received no later than Monday June 30, 2008 and
should be sent to the City of Alachua, Attn: Planning and
Zoning Department, P. 0. Box 9, Alachua, FL 32616.
Any questions, please call the Planning and Zoning
Department at (386) 418-6120.
(Published: June 19 and 26, 2008)
City of Hawthorne
Notice of Public Hearing,
NOTICE is hereby given that the City Commission of
the City of Hawthorne, Florida, intends to hold a public
hearing to consider the following matters:
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF HAWTHORNE
OF ALACHUA COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING
ARTICLE 14 OF PART III (LAND DEVELOPMENT
REGULATIONS) OF THE HAWTHORNE CODE OF
ORDINANCES; CREATING SECTION 14.14 OF
THE LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS;
PROVIDING FOR PROPORTIONATE FAIR-SHARE
MITIGATION OF THE TRANSPORTATION
IMPACTS CREATED BY NEW DEVELOPMENT;
PROVIDING FOR PURPOSE, INTENT AND
FINDINGS; PROVIDING FOR APPLICABILITY;
PROVIDING FOR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS;
PROVIDING FOR INTERGOVERNMENTAL
COORDINATION; PROVIDING FOR
APPLICATIONS; PROVIDING FOR
CALCULATION OF FAIR-SHARE OBLIGATION;
PROVIDING FOR POSSIBLE IMPACT FEE
CREDITS; PROVIDING FOR AGREEMENTS;
PROVIDING FOR USE OF FAIR-SHARE
REVENUES; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY;
PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION; AND
PROVIDING'AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
at 6:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as possible, at its
regular meeting on the 1st day of July, 2008, at City
Hall, Hawthorne, Florida. The agenda items may be
inspected by the public at City Hall, 6700 SE 221st
street, Hawthorne, Florida on any regular business day
between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Interested parties may appear at the meeting and be
heard with respect to the proposed amendments and
zoning changes. Persons are advised that, if they
decide to appeal any decision made at this hearing,
they will need a record of the proceedings, and, for
such purpose, they may need to insure that a verbatim
record of the proceedings is made, which record
includes the testimony and evidence upon which the
appeal is to be based. For additional information
regarding this notice contact the City Planner, at (352)
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to participate in any of these proceedings should
contact the City Clerk 48 hours in advance of the
meeting at (352) 483.-2432. I
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at 6:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as possible, at its regular
meeting on the 1st day of July, 2008, at City Hall, Hawthorne,
Florida. The agenda items may be inspected by the, public at City
Hall, 6700 SE 221st street, Hawthorne, Florida on .any regular
business day between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Interested parties may appear at the meeting and be heard with
respect to the proposed amendments and zoning changes.
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made at this hearing, they will need a record of the proceedings,
and, for such purpose, they may need to insure that a verbatim
record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the
testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. For
additional information regarding this notice contact the City
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No timeline on other businesses in plaza
Wehbe said he has received a
tremendous response from area
residents about the store.
"I have never seen so much
feedback and positive vibe about a
location," he said. "I'm very, very
impressed with the response I've
received. I mean, 1 get about 20 or
30 e-mails about the store
Wehbe said he wants to work as
tightly with Alachua as he does with
other cities, including Gainesville.
He recently began attaching
sketches of the Haile Plantation
rapist to all of the pizza boxes, and
he said if anything happened in
Alachua he would try to assist the
community as well.
"I hope nothing like this ever
happens again," he said, "but I'll
definitely try to help the community
out in every way I can."
Moe's Southwest Grill and Fine
Wine and Spirits have also signed
leases in the plaza beside Domino's,
but it is unknown at this time when
.those businesses will open, said
Anne Metz, who is developing the
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Third arrest in less than
child pornography and one count of possession of
child pornography, which are second- and third-
degree felonies respectively.
He is being held at the Alachua County Jail on
The videos recovered in the investigation will be
sent to the National Center for Missing and
Exploited Children in Washington, D.C. to
determine if any of the victims have been
The ACSO also arrested an Arredondo Farms
man on child pornography charges Tuesday, and
had on June 6 arrested a University of Florida
student on child pornography charges as well.
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Lowe's expected to
employ 120 workers
over 80,000 square feet from
Alachua's Planning and Zoning
Board on Tuesday night.
The company is now
awaiting a 30-day appeal
period in which someone could
challenge the Planning and
Zoning Board's approval.
Lowe's would make final
purchase of the property if no
challenges are submitted
according to Strcula. The
typical development time on a
store is less than eight months
The company was required
to seek a special exception
because the floor space of the
proposed Lowe's would exceed
80,000 square feet. As part of
the process, a market impact
study was submitted as well.
The now roughly 155,000
square-foot proposed Lowe's
would .be built on a 23-acre
parcel of land along U.S.
Highway 441, just west of the
Food Lion plaza.
The store would be
landscaped with trees toibuffer
recently built homes in the
nearby Baywood subdivision.
Landscaped islands within
the parking lot would be
oversized as required by city
ordinance he said. An outside
intercom system typically used
at Lowe's stores was also
removed from the drawing
board, Strcula said, noting that
City officials feared it would
break noise ordinance
Lowe's stores are generally
open from 6 a.m. until 9 or 10
p.m. Trucks would not unload
merchandise outside of
business hours Strcula noted.
Storage of fertilizers, and
other chemicals would be kept
under cover to prevent runoff
into an onsite retention basin
company officials said. Runoff
from the parking lot, however,
would be directed to an
engineered retention basin
according to Strcula.
Still, he added that testing
of the site shows that runoff
which would flow into the
retention basin would not
impact nearby Mill Creek. The
Suwannee River Water
(SRWMD) oversees permitting '
of retention basins to ensure
that they protect the
Some 120 people are
* employed in a typical Lowe's
and company representatives
noted that one of the
Gainesville stores grosses
about $52 million in sales
annually. They expect an
Alachua location to perform
similarly to others and a
workforce that includes about
70-percent of the employees to
be fulltime with the remaining
30-percent being part-time
While plans for Lowe's
have not been finalized, Strcula
and other company
representatives speculated that
an Alachua location would be
open in early 2009. The
average build time is about 180
days they said.
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Alachua Police Department
The following ,':'. ,. ....'. was
provided by Alachiua Police
Department (APD) Detective
Hit and Run/ Fleeing and
Attempting to Elude Police
MDelquaine R. Durant, a 27-
year-old Gainesville resident,
was arrested Saturday, June
14, 2008 for leaving the scene
of a car accident and fleeing
and attempting to elude police.
APD Officer C. Vargas
observed a tan Ford Explorer
rear end a black GMC truck.
The Ford Explorer, driven by
Durant entered a gas station
parking lot (16130 NW US
HWY 441), circled around the
building and then exited the
parking lot. After a brief
vehicle pursuit, Durant was
apprehended. The damage to
the GMC truck is estimated to
be approximately $4,000.
Possession of Crack Cocaine
and Drug Paraphernalia
zDarrick L. Paul, a 36-year-
old Alachua resident, was
arrested Monday, June 9, 2008
for possession of crack cocaine
and drug paraphernalia. APD
Officer Chris Latimer
discovered Paul in the
backseat of a parked stolen
rocks of crack
grams or six
cocaine and a
glass pipe used to consume
crack cocaine were found in
the vehicle where Paul had
been found. Paul admitted to
owning the crack cocaine
found in the vehicle and using
the pipe to consume crack
No Valid Driver's License
sJoaquin M. Gomez, a 30-
year-old Immokalee, Florida
resident, was arrested Sutnda'.
June 8, 2008 for driving with
no valid driver's license.
Gomez was involved in a
traffic accident in which he
was the driver of the vehicle
listed at fault. During the
investigation, conducted by
APD Officer Da id Sutton. it
was determined that Gomez
did not have a valid driver's
Tooth fairy is now powered
Special to Alachna County Today
ALACHUA NovaMin Technology, Inc., a
Florida based firm, is providing toothpaste to support
the Alachua County Organization for Rural Needs
(ACORN), Tooth Fairy Outreach Program. This
program served 5,000 children in 2007 by visiting
elementary schools, Head Start programs, day care
centers and health fairs to provide early oral hygiene
"At NovaMin we want to improve the world's
oral health, but we want to go the extra mile in our
own backyard. This is a great way to help out this
really innovative local program" stated Randy Scott,
CEO of NovaMin Technology, Inc.
Creating good oral hygiene habits at an early age
is essential to the healthy development of a child's
teeth and gums. Oravive is a non-fluoride paste that
contains Calcium and Phosphorus minerals
(NovaMin) to remineralize the tooth surface for
The key to motivating children is to make the
lesson fun. "Our goal is to educate and entertain the
children we visit. We try to capture the children by
providing engaging activities such as the toothbrush
dance and dental puppet show. Thanks to donations
and supporters like you, our program continues to
grow!" stated Tooth Fairy Heather Fowler in a recent
The ACORN Clinic, located in Brooker, Florida,
is a nationally recognized program that provides
low-cost dental, medical and social services to low
income and underinsured residents in North Central
NovaMin addresses the rapidly growing, unmet
oral care needs. It does this by amplifying the natural
biological defenses and repair mechanisms of the
oral environment resulting in teeth and gums that
look healthier, feel healthier and are healthier.
NovaMin reverses the negative effects that
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City officials feared plant would adversely
impact adjacent neighborhoods
Tuesday, saying the City was in error in claiming
Trinity Materials had not met its initial burden of
proving the project complied with published
regulations. The judge said he believed that
initial burden was indeed met.
Judge Smith ultimately dismissed the. appeal by
Trinity because the city met its burden in
rebutting a noise impact study provided by the
The city enlisted the services of sound expert Rob
Lilkendey who raised doubts about the accuracy
of the noise impact study produced by Trinity'
"However, assuming that Trinity did meet its
initial burden, the record contains competent and
substantial evidence that supports the City's
position that the proposed use is, in fact, not
compliant with the regulations, and adverse to the
public interest," Smith wrote in his order.
The five-hour hearing on Nov. 5 included
questioning and review, but Alachua
commissioners ultimately decided the concrete
plant would not be approved. The unanimous
vote of denial followed an extended contentious
debate between city representatives and
representatives for Trinity Materials, LLC, which
proposed the concrete batch plant.
Commissioners ultimately denied the special
exception request on the basis that it was not
compatible with surrounding development,
concerns over noise and because it was
inconsistent with the city's, 2005 Land
Then Alachua Mayor Gib Coerper said in the
hearing, "I feel like the applicants have not met
the burden of proof that they will not adversely
affect the neighborhoods."
Then Commissioner Jean Calderwood agreed
with him saying, "I believe [the concrete batch
plant] would impact living conditions in the
neighborhoods directly and indirectly."
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We're hooked. And there's nothing we can do about
Cell phones are as common today as "transistor
radios and a pack of Marlboros were to earlier
generations. They have become as pervasive as kudzu
vines in the south. It's reported that in some countries
there are more cell phones than there are people.
And, thanks to cell phones, we have
another lingo to add to our ever increasing
vocabulary. Consider that Bluetooth,
CDMA, Cell, Coverage Area, ESN,
Handoff, Home Service Area, Local N
Number Portability, No Service Indicator, \.
Roaming, and the ever dreaded Dropped "
Call are all attributes of the cellular
industry. Not to mention text message
lingo, that is evolving from online chats,
such as TTYL (Talk to you later), P911
(Parents are in the room), and OMG (Oh
my God), and an ever growing number of
Today more than 200 million Ellen BO
Americans use cell phones. Consider that
as recently as the late 1980s there were fewer than one
million cell phones in use.
Just 20 years ago cell phones were the size of
bricks. Remember those guys? Bricks on the hips.
You can still see them in movies. What a hoot!
Nothing dates a film like seeing the protagonist, a cool
guy no doubt, whip out his 5-pound cellular Motorola
brick to make that lifesaving call that spares the world
from total and absolute destruction. Even James Bond
would look like a Dudley Do-Right with one of those
Now we have phones that fit into the smallest of our
pockets, take pictures, and browse the Internet for less
than the cost of a home phone. Wireless technology is
phenomenal. But most folks don't care what makes
their cell phone function they just want it to work.
They want to make and accept calls, download
ringtones, take pictures, handle texting, connect with
the Internet, take a beating, look cool and ...and keep
Nearly 75-percent of U.S. households have at least
one cell phone, with many having three to
-'- five. And almost 50-percent of teens
".: between 13 and 16 can boast ownership.
Cell phones are this generation's
It's the cell phone we lovingly bid
good night as we place it on our
nightstand to charge before we go to bed,
and greet first thing in the morning and
check for as we're walking out the door.
Once you have one, you wouldn't
consider going anywhere without it. And
the panic that ensues if you leave home
without it, or heaven forbid, suspect
ukari you've lost it can be gut wrenching.
I've seen grown men frantically search
for their cell phone, horror in their eyes, as they rush
back into restaurants, flinging aside young and old to
search for what unsuspecting witnesses would assume
to be a lost Rolex or at a minimum the code to a secret
Swiss bank account.
But this isn't to say that women don't appreciate a
sleek little number as well. Shiny, slim and offering the
world at the tap of a button. Who today zips by the
grocery store without pulling out their cell phone and
calling home to take that last minute inventory of what's
for dinner and does the dog have food?
In terms of pecking order, the newest and greatest
number of features combined in the smallest device is
what really counts. Just about everything doable from
a PC, can also be done from a cell phone. Want to be
King of the Hill cellphone wise better have Bluetooth
technology.. .whatever that is. What a blow to discover
that your friend's cell phone has more features than
yours. And only last month yours was the latest and
greatest! What's a techno-freak to do? Join Cell Phone
of the Month Club?
One good thing about cell phones is it that now we
generally know who is calling. Some clever souls don't
even have to check the incoming number. Nope.
They've assigned special ring tones to certain
individuals. Using a sports analogy which men will
appreciate it's like the difference between a
touchdown and a fumble, depending if the recipient
wants to speak with the caller or not.
But despite all the high-tech features packed into
that credit card sized gizmo, there doesn't seem to be
any way around dead zones those troubling areas
where wireless signals are nonexistent. Who hasn't
traveled the Bermuda Triangle of dead zones on the
Interstate between Gainesville and Alachua and sure
enough, staring you in the face is the "call lost" "press
resend" message, but not before you play the "Can you
hear me now?" game the cell version of "telephone
And speaking of dead zones and dropped calls, let's
talk later. I'm about one mile from the dreaded
"Triangle" and I've got to check my emails.
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Road money hard to come by as municipalities vie for funding
For people commuting from cities
such as Trenton to work in Gainesville,
Newberry is directly in their path. The
city gets all of the traffic, but none of
the economic benefits, said Newberry
City Manger Keith Ashby.
S.R. 26 was designed to have about
11,000 trips per day, but the road
currently has about 16,000 trips per
day. About 9,000 of those trips are
from Trenton and other cities near the
Alachua County border, said Newberry
Mayor John Glanzer.
New developments must pay
Because the road cannot handle
additional traffic, any new
developments in Newberry that are
likely to add traffic between 4:30 p.m.
and 6 p.m. are required to pay a
proportionate share amounting to
$9,400 per trip.
The proportionate share ordinance
was established so new businesses
would pay for their impact on the area,
but the ordinance has put an "economic
noose" around the necks of city
officials, Ashby said.
Because the proportionate share
rate is so high, Newberry has been
unable to attract new businesses;.
"It is economic murder," Ashby
said in an e-mail. "We are unable to
McDonald's considered moving
into the city until they were informed
they would have to pay $300,000 in
proportionate shares to even be
considered for a permit, Ashby said.
Reportedly, McDonald's had been
looking to build an out parcel in the
Hitchcock's plaza or in the vicinity of
the round building located at Dr.
Karelas Drive and S.R. 26.
Ashby said McDonald's refused to
pay the proportionate share because
they can build in Alachua or High
Springs, both of which are eight miles
away and have roads that would not
require proportionate share funding.
"Our viewpoint is it's a regional
traffic issue, and it's somewhat unfair
that because of geography we happen
to be in the path of all of these cities,
and Newberry has to pay this
proportionate share," Glanzer said.
One of the main problems
Newberry faces with S.R. 26 is that it
is part of the Strategic Intermodal
Transportation System (SIS), said
Karen Taulbee, a specialist with the
Florida Department of Transportation
(FDOT) in District 2. I
The SIS was designed to move
people, goods and services as
efficiently as possible. Roads that are
part of the SIS have more restrictive
laws, because the roads connect places
such as ports, tourist attractions and
airports, and the roads are meant to
move cars with little interruption,
SIS roads are not meant to have
town centers built around them, but
Newberry's center is located on S.R.
26. Therefore, it is harder for the city to
get access permits and leeway to add
traffic and businesses to the road, she
The city has tried to reduce traffic
through the main drag by proposing a
bypass around the city, but funding has
been hard to come by, Ashby said.
Lack of state/federal funding
adds to dilemma
The proposed bypass will cost at
minimum $45 million, but the DOT is
proposing two bridges
over the CSX railroad
and S.R. 27, which will "The F
bring the cost to about or can't,
$127 million, Mayor needed I
Glanzer said. their f
"The FDOT won't, or
can't, put the needed budget ...
bypass on their five year NO MOI
budget," Ashby said in though it
an e-mail. They claim promised
'NO MONEY' even years "
though it has been
promised for over 10
officials said they did
not promise any money
for a bypass, because other projects are
just as deserving of the funds.
"We told [Newberry] from day one
that there was funding to study the
bypass option, but not any phase after
that," said Debrah Miller, FDOT
Miller said she understands
Newberry needs the funding, but the
city is not alone.
"If you're familiar with Florida at
all, places like Gainesville,
Jacksonville and Gilchrist County
really need this money too," she said.
"Not that Newberry isn't worthy of this
money, but every city and every
municipality is in the same situation."
Newberry has several options to
acquire funding for the project,
including lobbying the legislature and
combining techniques, Miller said.
And City Manager Keith Ashby has
done just that. He sent
an e-mail to nearly 50
)OT won't, people, including
put the Senator Steve Oelrich
ypass on and Representative
ve year Debbie Boyd.
Although the city
they claim has not received any
EY' even concrete support,
has been Mayor Glanzer said
for over 10 they have received
"We got a lot of
positive responses, but
eith Ashby they kind of dumped it
ewberry City back into our laps and
Manager told us to go back to
them when we have
some sort of resolution in mind," he
Congressman Cliff Stearns told the
city he will consider creating a federal
transportation earmark for the bypass
funds, but even if the earmark gets past
Congress, it could be vetoed by the
president. It will likely only cover one-
third of the cost of the bypass, Glanzer
Bypass gets mixed reaction
Some of the downtown business
owners are afraid a bypass will take
away traffic, which will also take away
However, most of the downtown
businesses are destinations and are not
dependent on automobile traffic,
City officials and FDOT officials
plan to discourage businesses from
locating on the bypass, so the road will
be used primarily for traffic passing
through the city.
The bypass- will only have about
two access points, so it will be difficult
for businesses to get the traffic they
need to stay open, Glanzer said.
By taking traffic off of S.R. 26,
Newberry officials hope to create a
more walkable downtown area, similar
to the city of Alachua, Glanzer said.
Glanzer said that creating a
walkable business district will attract
more local customers who will put
money into the economy, rather .than
the current traffic that passes through
Until Newberry can find funding
for the bypass, the city will have to
become creative to attract businesses to
other areas of the town, said Debrah
Miller, FDOT project manager.
"They've got a lot of great ideas,"
she said. "Unfortunately, funds are
tight everywhere. For businesses to
come in, Newberry is going to have to
come up with very creative solutions,
and I certainly don't have all the
# # #
Local political season gearing up
Candidate qualifying runs June 16 19
Special to Alachua County Today
qualifying for the following
offices began at noon on June
16, and ends at noon on Friday,'
* Alachua County Clerk of
* Alachua County Property
* Alachua County Sheriff
* Alachua County Tax
* Alachua County
Supervisor of Elections
* Alachua County
Commission, Districts 1, 3,
Alachua County School
Board, Districts 2 & 4
* Alachua Soil & Water
Seats 2, 4, & 5
* Alachua County Precinct
Committeeman and Com-
Anyone interested, in being a
candidate for any of the above
seats must qualify to have their
name appear on the ballot. All
qualifying papers and fees must
be filed with the Supervisor of
Elections by Noon, Friday, June'
Anyone seeking to qualify
as a write-in candidate must
also complete the qualifying
process by Noon, Friday, June
20, 2008. The current list of
candidates seeking election may
be found on the Supervisor of
Elections website at
Monday, July 28,2008 is the
last day to register to vote or
change party affiliation for the
August 26, 2008 Primary
Individuals may register to
vote, update voter information,
or update signatures online at
the Supervisor of. Elections
Office at (352) 374-5252 for a
list of other facilities in the
county where voter registration
application forms may be
obtained. Mail-in applications
must be postmarked no later
than the July 28 deadline.
Anyone needing further
information should contact the
Alachua County Supervisor of
Elections Office at (352) 374-
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and my wife and I would like to
thank Mr. Alan Hitchcock for
the opportunity to bring our
item into his stores," Mells said.
"Mr. Hitchcock was our first
commercial account in the state
of Florida, and we really
appreciate his support."
People in New York and
Orlando have also purchased
the sauce, he said.
condiment comes in two
flavors: hot and mild. However,
the Mells plan to introduce a
new flavor within 30 days to 60
The new flavor will be
geared toward older people,
children, and people who
cannot handle abrasive spices,
George Mells said.
Although the sauce has
created waves in the
community, it has humble
George's mother created the
basic recipe with products she
found in her kitchen. But when
she died, George was the only
one of her 10 children to carry
lells to open plant in Archer
on the recipe, he said.
Over the years, Mells added
spices and other ingredients
until he perfected the sauce. He
gave to friends and family, and
eventually word got out about
Sam Scott, a doctor who
went to the University of
Florida, held a symposium in
January, and he insisted the
Mells bring their sauce to the
Scott's wife, Marcia, said
she really appreciates the Mells'
hard work and determination.
"One of the main attributes
of the Mells that I truly like is
that the Mells are not asking for
a handout," she said. They will
use the little they have and
make it into a big success."
The Mells decided to do a
survey about the sauce's
marketability and taste, and it
received very good results
across the board, Mells said.
Because the sauce received
such positive reviews, the Mells
decided to mass produce the
product. The only problem was
they had no facilities to make
So the Mells turned to
International Packaging of
Authentic Cuisines (IPAC) in
The company signed a
confidentiality agreement to
keep the ingredients secret, and
IPAC can only
package the sauce
under the direction "Whe
of the Mells. the e-n
sauce has become he had
a hit throughout the store
the area, but the
Mells are working all stance
on a new item that cream
is sure to tickle
your taste buds. we were
The couple for him.
plans to bake sweet
potato pies, peach
pies and apple pies.
Carolyn will be in
charge of the pies,
while George, who retired from
the Nassau County, NY, police
department about 24 years ago,
will continue to devote his time
to selling and improving his
The barbeque sauce has
been such a success that the
couple plans to build their own
packaging plant in Archer.
The plant will bottle the
sauce on one side of it and bake
pies on the other,
gn we got
es, we were
e so excited
25 acres next to
office, which is
located at 8710
couple does not
they will build
has been costly
to develop, the
the product is
worth the risk.
And the risk the Mells took
has paid off in a big way,
Marcia Scott said.
"Here is an ordinary person
with ordinary dreams getting
out there and succeeding," Scott
said. "When we got the e-mail
saying he had gotten into the
stores, we were all standing
around screaming because we
were so excited for him."
George Mells is also
working on other inventions,
including a product that will
prevent water from dripping on
the floor during and after
His time spent with the
police department helped Mells
grow accustomed to working
with people, so marketing his
business has come easier for
The Mells have sold their
products at several local venues,
including Yulee Days and the
Waldo Farmer's and Flea
"I love people, and I like
making people happy," Mells
said. "I love dealing with
people, and to be able to do
something like this is very
rewarding to me. I feel I have
contributed something to
society that will be long-
# # #
Special to Alachua County Today
FDOT will host a public
meeting Thursday, June 19
that will allow the public to
comment on the short term and
long term improvements for
Interstate 75 from the Georgia
line to the Marion County line.
The FDOT has a study
underway. to look at current
and future solutions that will
improve safety, add capacity
and increase economic
Florida. The meeting will be
held at the Best Western
Gateway Grand, 4200 NW 97
Boulevard in Gainesville (just
west of 1-75 off NW 39
Avenue). Doors open at 4:30
p.m. for the public to review
and discuss the exhibits on
hand and to ask questions of
FDOT staff. At 6:30 p.m.,
public comments will be taken
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Sheriff Sadie Darnell
Construction sites are freque
victimized by the theft of machi
and equipment, tools and mater
Because they vary so much, diffe
job sites will require diffe
protective measures and program
All assets on a construction
should be identified, inventoried,
tracked as closely as practical.
company identification number
system should be developed
Securing Construction Sites
used. Corporate equipment should to whom it was issued, date, and for tool to mark the serial numbers on the
gently have some type of logo or advertising what purpose. Keys should not be equipment. Install metal shields or
nery prominently displayed. Employees hidden on the job site and key control equipment windows to reduce
rials. should be encouraged or even numbers should be removed from vandalism. Oil and gas caps should
trent required to have their personal padlocks. To prevent unauthorized be locked. The entire machine can x
rent property engraved with an duplication, keys can be "plugged" disabled with hidden ignition cutou
ns. identification number. with a rivet through the bow to switches when they must be left in
site Control of the keys is essential on prevent duplication, the field.
and a site. Keys should be issued to as Heavy equipment should be For additional construction site
A few people as possible. The engraved in a least two obvious crime prevention tips contact the
ring company should maintain a log of locations and one hidden location. Crime Prevention Section at 352.
and keys issued including the type of key, Use a hardened punch or engraving 367-4043.
Make the- Call,
Call (352) 372-Step
Trafficking in a
Black Male, Black Female,
Black Hair, Black Hair,
Brown Eyes Brown Eyes
of Cannabis More
than 20 Grams,
Cannabis less than 20
Arrest with out
Intox, Child Support
Ben Zeke Faith V.
White Male, Black Female,
Brown Hair, Black Hair,
Brown Eyes B
Cocaine with Intent
to sell, Possession
of Cocaine, Battery,
Family Offense -
Aaron B. Nathaniel
Williamson Jr. Washington
Black Male, Black Male,
Black Hair Black Hair,
Black Hair, Brown Eyes
No Valid Drivers
License, Fraud -
False ID to LEO
Black Male, Black Male, 6',
5111, 1 12/147/84
1/11/' Black Hair,
10/11/79 Brown Eyes
George Cassidy L.
White Male, White Female,
0 '1, 10/9/82
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Grey Hair, Hazel Eyes
Brown Eyes Cul
/hite Male, White Male,
lond Hair, Blond Hair,
Blue Eyes Blue Eyes
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
Cime Stoppers at 352-372-S' ?PP.
Callers are eligible for a reward of up to $1,000;
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- new DVD and free summer movies
By KEES BOER
Wxdcn' EntertainmeLnt l'l'iter
"The Suite Life of Zach
and Cody Lip Synchin'
in The Rain
Ashley Tisdale plays the
Fitzpatrick, the hotel candy
counter clerk and baby-
sitter of Zack and Cody, the
mischievous twins who live
in the Tipton Hotel. She is
also good friends with
London, daughter of the
owner of the hotel, and is
always in need of extra
income and will try to
make as much money as
Brenda Song plays
London Tipton, daughter
and heiress of the hotel, a
total space cadet, who
doesn't have a clue as to
what is going on. It is
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obvious which real life
celebrity the writers had in
mind when they named her
"London." She enjoys
being rich, while at the
same time has no regard or
any form of understanding
as to the other people in her
Cole Sprouse plays
Cody Martin, the brighter
twin. He is continually
picking up after his
brother, Zack. He has great
graduating with a high GPA
from an Ivy League
College, such as MIT.
Together with his brother,
they unofficially run the
hotel, sometimes to a total
Dylan Sprouse plays
Zack Martin, the one who
is gifted with his hands.
Even though he is short, he
is a great basketball .player
and excels in his woodshop
class. He tends to abuse his
brother, Cody, at times,
though when things get
rough he does stick up for
Phil Lewis is hotel
manager Mr. Mosely, who
is greatly frustrated by both
boys as they continue
messing up his operation.
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since some guest stars on
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show. Hunter Gomez and I
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extras. This is fun DVD to
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Free summer movies in
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For some summer
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Today will publish an eight-chapter serialized short story, "A
Frontier Legend" as part of our Newspapers in Education
program. The newspapers will be sent home with the students
after the project for the week is completed so that parents can
share the stories with their children.
"A Frontier Legend" tells what happens when a very unusual
dog shows up on the Herman farmstead in Tennessee and 10-year-
old John Robert has a new friend.
But,. a year later, in the spring of 1811, a second visitor to the
farm reveals a story of historic proportions. John Robert learns
that his new dog is one of the most famous characters in American
history. John Robert also learns that a frontier can be in many
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Chapter Six by Kay h
Christmas Day was cold and wet. Before the Herman family finished
breakfast, a light snow began to fall. But the little cabin was warm
and cheerful. John Robert gave his gifts to his parents and made
them very proud of how well he had built them.
Mrs. Herman gave her husband and John Robert each a pair of
fur-lined mittens. She also gave them warm socks.
Mr. Herman gave his wife some pretty new cloth so she could
make a dress. Then he said there was a present for John Robert in
the barn. Pulling on his new mittens and his old coat, John Robert
went outside with his father. Hercules followed them into the barn.
John Robert could see nothing that looked like a Christmas present.
Mr. Herman took a big wooden fork and dug into a stack of hay.
Soon, he reached into the hay and pulled out the present. John
Robert's mouth dropped open when he saw the sled.
Mr. Herman said the sled would be perfect in the snow, but he said
it was built to be used any time of year. All that was needed was
,.:,irluiig to pull the sled. Immediately, John Robert thought about
Atlas and Jenny, but his father shook his head. Then Mr. Herman
said the sled had been made to be pulled by Hercules.
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The big d
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What a C
og seemed to understand what Mr. Herman said because
to stand beside the sled. Mr. Herman said that Hercules had
pulled the sled three times. While John Robert was helping
er wash clothes in the stream, Mr. Herman had tested the
he sled. He said Hercules easily pulled the sled around the
- even with Mr. Herman riding on it. He said the sled
be used to haul things around the farm.
ert and his father carried the sled outdoors and set it
the yard. Mr. Herman showed his son how to attach
to a small collar around the broad shoulders of Hercules.
erything was ready, John Robert sat down on the sled,
s feet, and took the rope in his hands. Then the boy spoke
es and the big dog began walking across the yard, easily
e sled through the little layer of snow on the ground.
n Robert was able..to guide the dog from one side to the
no time at all, the boy and the dog formed a great team.
)ur John-Robert rode around the yard. He had a wonderful
ig the sled. Hercules was so happy pulling the sled that
ert had to hold the rope tight to keep the big dog from
it full speed.
hristmas Day this was, John Robert thought as he
ver the snow on his new sled. What a wonderful day!
Things to Think About and Do
A. Mr. Herman hid his gift in a haystack. Where do you hide
gifts? What is the best gift you ever gave anyone? Write a
short essay about the gift and why you gave it.
B. Can you remember v',,ii the Herman family gave
each other? Design a poster showing all the gifts mentioned
in the story. Ask to display the poster in your school.
C. Mrs. Herman gave her husband and son practical gifts.
What is a practical gift? Look Inii ,pih your newspaper
for 5 practical gifts that your mother would appreciate.
Next Week: Chapter Seven Another Visitor
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ALACIIUA COUNTYTODAY LOUAL INEWS THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2008
ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY RELIGION THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2008 0.'
We see an unhealthy shift occurring
within the church today, a shitl which is
the separation in many circles between
younger and older generations. In many
cases, younger generations are beginning
to view older generations as irrelevant, out
of step, and unable to relate to our current
world and many of its high tech gadgets.
The problem is not new, but this mentality
has invaded the Church and has begun to'
splinter her due to this segregation based
on age. It is not only unhealthy, it is un-
Biblical. Let's take a look at the situation.
History has shown that society's
knowledge began to grow when people
started living longer. In the early days of
mankind, much valuable wisdom was lost
due to older generations
dying off before they
could pass it on. This lost
knowledge had to be I
regained again by
only to be lost again. The
cycle continued until the
time when older
generations were able to
spend time with younger :!'ifL
generations. The benefits REV LEONA
of grandparents TRAINA
interacting with their New Life Comi
grandchildren are Chapel, Gaines
incalculable. Wisdom is
imparted from one generation to the next,
wisdom which is not acquired by repeated
trial and error. It is true that we now live in
a technological age and knowledge is
expanding exponentially, but do not
discount the value of the aged when it
comes to imparting wisdom.
We miss great opportunities when
generations separate. In Titus 2:1-8, the
Bible tells us the following: "You must
teach what is in accord with sound
doctrine. Teach the older men to be
temperate, worthy of respect, self-
controlled, and sound in faith, in love and
in endurance. Likewise, teach the older
women to be reverent in the way they live,.
not to be slanderers or addicted to much
wine, but to teach what is good. Then they
can train the younger women to love their
husbands and children, to be self-
controlled and pure, to be busy at home, to
be kind, and to be subject to their
husbands, so that no one will malign the
word of God. Similarly, encourage the
young men to be self-controlled. In
everything set them an example by doing
what is good. In your teaching show
integrity, seriousness and soundness of
speech that cannot be condemned, so that
those who oppose you may be ashamed
because they have nothing bad' to 'say
The younger generation is also. being
set up for failure by separating from the
older generation; as the younger
generation disengages with the older they
are left to self-guidance. The
L experience of the aged set aside,
the younger generation will be left
with peers monitoring peers. The
Bible gives a great example of
how this failed years ago. King
Solomon chose not to listen to the
advice and wisdom of the
seasoned advisors. Instead he
chose to listen to a set of advisors
he established from his own age
group. The result was, the split in
M R. the kingdom of Israel and' the
unity damage was never repaired, the
ville conflict between the northern and
southern kingdoms ever present
until the fall of the kingdoms (1 Kings
There is a warning for the older
generation as well. The older generation
needs to listen to the younger. They must
not squelch the youthful vibrancy, but be
willing to channel it by encouraging and
teaching in love. In many circles the two
must learn to live and work together all
In the end the older generation needs to
be willing to try new methods while the
younger generation needs to embrace the
wisdom of the older. Both generations
need each other. If the shift toward
segregation continues we will end up with
a two kingdom mentality, damaging the
effect of the church for the cause of Christ.
# # #
Join us at these local events
INew St. Mary Missionary Baptist
Church under the leadership of Rev.
Daniel McNish, Pastor invites
everyone to come and worship with
us on June 21 at 7 p.m. to hear this
great man of God, no other than,
Minister Terrence Jackson of Alachua.
Bring the entire family. For more
information, contact Sis. Roberta
McNish at 352-494-8237 or 386-496-
ECalling all singers, calling all choirs
- A special invitation to each of you to
come be a part of the "Show the Love"
community choir. Rehearsals will be
held at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, June 23 at
Johnson Chapel Baptist Church, 1334
NE 4th Street Gainesville, FL. For more
information, contact Min. Rashawnda
Young-Washington at 352-377-5764 or
352-281-4093 and leave a message.
1Hope Community Baptist Church
in Alaclnua holds a Gospel Sing on the
second Saturday of every month
through October at 7 p.m.
Refreshments follow in the Fellowship
Hall. The church is located at 13719
NW 146th Avenue, Alachua. Call 386-
496-2851 for further information.
IHop Into Summer Fun! June 9 thru
August 8, Pre-K through the 5th Grade.
Day Camp 8 a.m.- 3 p.m. Extended care
from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. & 3-5:30 p.m.
The cost is $900 for 9 weeks, $50
Register Fee. RegisterA.S.A.P.! Space
is Limited! Contact Kathy Beck at
Forest Grove Baptist Church for more
information 462-3921 ext.101.
aU First United Methodist Church of
High Springs is excited to announce
their upcoming Vacation Bible School
"Power Lab, Discovering Jesus'
Miraculous Power" to be held June 16-
20 from 6 p.m 8:45 p.m. VBS is open
to kids ages four through 6th grade. You
can register online at hsfunc.org, under
the Children's program page. For more
information, contact Holly Erskine at
EAntioch Baptist Church is having its
136th Homecoming on June 22,2008.
Dr. Randal Williams, Guest Speaker.
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.; Services 11
a.m., Covered' Dish Luncheon 12:30
p.m. Join the celebration at 3612 NW
177th Avenue, Gainesville. Call 386-
462-2768 for additional information.
MDestiny Christian Academy, located
in downtown Alachua, is now
enrolling for 3rd through 12th grade
students for the 2008-2009 school
year. Call 386-462-1070 for
*First Christian Academy, a ministry
of First Baptist Church of High Springs,
is now' enrolling students in
Kindergarten through Fourth Grade for
August 2008. All courses taught at FCA
are based on the Biblical worldview
perspective that God's truth is the
foundation of all knowledge. This
entire entity operates under the direction
of a School Board that is elected by First
Baptist Church to assist in establishing
and implementing policies.
Our school includes 10 full sized
classrooms with TV, VCR, computer,
sink, water fountain and bathroom
access. We have a state of the art
Performance Stage in a Black Box
theatre with a seating capacity of 340
people. We also have a full size
gymnasium with a seating capacity of
504 people. Our library is equipped
with the Accelerated Reader program.
Our college prep curriculum has been'
hand selected from a variety of sources
to provide the best possible education
for our students in Reading, Spelling,
Creative Writing, Math, Science, Bible,
and Social Studies.
Thanks to a special group of
volunteers we are also able to provide to
all our students: Art, Physical
Education, Spanish, Chapel, Music,
Library, Computer and a Science Labor-
atory. Call 386-454-1641 for an
interview today. Visit our website:
eNew Ministry offers Spiritual
Work-Outs! Morning praise and
reflections shared while working-out.
Exercise your mind and nurture the
spirit through movements that
/ strengthen your body. Membership to
this club is open to all shapes, sizes, and
denominations, especially those who
love to improvise and are often divinely
inspired. Visit feelbetter.gaia.com for
more details and sign-up information.
We meet at the Alachua Recreation
Center every weekday morning for a 30
minute work-out. Warm-up starts at
*Foundation 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,
*Hare Krishna Temple Free feast
every Sunday at 4 p.m. The Temple is
located three miles north of Alachua on
State Road 235.'
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 & Lany Pahman
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.
Hare Krishna Temple
International Society for Krishna
Founder Acarya His Divine Grace
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
3 miles north of Alachua 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
615 Martin Luther King Boulevard
Hour of Power Sunday 9 a.m.,
Sunday School 10 a.m.,
Morning Worship 11 a.m.;
1st, 3rd & 5th Sundays
Evening Services 4 p.m.;
Prayer Meeting Tuesday 7:30 p.m.;
Bible Study Thursday 10 a.m. & 7:30 p.ri.
Street Ministry every 4th Saturday
10 a.m. Location to be announced.
Pastor Larry Cannady, Sr.
(386) 454-4169 Fax (386) 454-3569
"Eliminating All Excuses
for Coming to Christ"
Episcopal Church -
Sunday Services at 10 a.m.
105 NW 2nd St. (next door
to High Springs City Hall)
Father David Kidd
17901 SE Douglas Slreoel.High Springs ,:.
Paslor Emma J. Thomas 386-454-4145, .j
List your Place of
Call (386) 462-3355
for more information.
Meeting at Westside
Park Recreation Center
1001 NW 34th Street
Gainesville, FL 32605
Sunday Worship 10:30 AM
Pastor Leonard R.Traina (352)214-4462
LadyMicheleDix (352) 336-8686
St. John's United
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
WRDS OF ENCOURAGEMENT 386-462-8454
R Pastor: Mike Lee
CHRISTIAN FAMILY WORSHIP
CENTER AND BIBLECOLLEGE
Elder Cynthia Washington, Pastor
220 NE First Avenue, P.O. Box 2187
High Springs, FL 32655
Bible Study Wed. 7 p.m; Sundays Pastoral
Teaching 9:30 a.m., Morning Worship 11a.m.
Church: (386) 454-236? Cell: (352) 871-0201
Foundation Chapel Church
of God by Faith
Sunday: Sunday School 10 p.m.; Mid-Day
Worship 11:30 amn.; Children's Church 6 pn.m.;
Evening Worship 6 pm.; Tuesday: YSB 7 p.m.
Wednesday: Outreach Fellowship Dinner 6
p.m.; General Prayer Service 7:30 p.m.
13220 NW 150th Avenue, Alachua
Pastor Willie J. McKnight, Sr. 462-2549
New Oak Grove Baptist Church
Sunday School 10 a.m., 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.
Terry Elixson, Jr., Pastor
386-462-3390 18105 NW 262 Avenue
Assembly of God_
Located at 14200 NW 148th Place
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
386462.2732(church) 386.462.4396 (Fax)
II _I_ _ _ _
'hristian Life elowship
Assembly of God
Contemporary Worship/Ministry All Ages
Sunday: SS 9:30 am./Worship 10:30 am.
Wed. 7 p.m./Children/Youth/Adults
19817 W. Newberry Rd. (4 mi. E. of
Newberry, 4 mi. W. of Jonesville)
Grace Community Church (PCA)
ANew Ciwrh 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.gracecommunityPCA.org
Reaching Out with the Love of Chkist by LOting Up
the Name of Cvhist-Cone hear the Doctrines of Grace
Legacy E>aptist Church
n Sunday Scrvices at The Alachua Women's
Club. 255 S. Main St.. Alachua
I h"1 ", j '"! 11,.' -School 9:30 am
aChurch 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.
Moming Worship 11 am.-lst, 2nd, 3rd Sunday
Quarterly 11 a.m. 4th Sun. Birthday Rally
Service; Tuesday Evening 7 p.m. Prayer
Meeting & Bible Study
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., 1.1:30 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. Santai Fe Boulevard
(U.S. Hwy. 441), High Springs
Let everyone know about special activities your
church has on the horizon.
Call (386) 462-3355, fax (386) 462-4569
or email to gail@AlachuaToday.com.
-. gll Saintsi Anglitan Charull
A parish of the Christian Episcopal 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
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
Contemporary Praise & Worship
Bible Study at 9:30 a.m.
Worship at 10:45 a.m.
16916 NW.US Hwy 441, High Springs
I First Presbyterian
Rev. Virginia McDaniel, Pastor
4 6 14623 NW 140 Street
Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship Service
.10:30 a.m. Nursery provided.
4 FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF ALACHUA
IMPAC ING One Block east of Main Street in Alachua
....ir ...IbI,'Wgsa, (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
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 a.m. & 11 a.m.
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
HIGH SPRINGS CHURCH
520 NE Santa Fe Boulevard
Bible Classes for All Ages 9:30 a.m.
Evening Worship 6 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Classes 7 p.m.
Minister: Wayne Rodgers (386)454-2930
Miracle Restoration &
Deliverance Center a
House of Prayer
S- Service Times
S r Sunday 10:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m.
I J .o Wednesday 7:30 p.m.
F A, IL I L V C H U R C H- Youth Service Wed. 7:30 p.m.
Le, aSenior Pastors: Edwin & Angela Anderson
ipptae tIirgath of 386-454-1563
withs Word. www.impactfamilychurch.com
GOd's 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 email@example.com
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 p.m.; Weds. Bible Study 7 p.m.
Your search for friendly church has ended
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July 4th Ceb6ration
The City of Alachua is currently accepting
vendor applications for the July 4th 2008
.Celebration. Any and all businesses or
organizations interested in setting up a
booth for the event food, crafts,
non-profits, or informational just to
name a few are welcome.
Estimated attendance for this
year's event is approximately
Special to Alachua County Today
LAKE CITY The Lake
City Haven Hospice Attic
Resale Store celebrates its
new location and bigger
store with a red hot, white
and blue Grand Reopening
Fourth of July celebration
deals and hourly giveaways.
The Ribbon Cutting will
take place at 9 a.m. Power
Country will be on hand to
broadcast live from 11 a.m.
to 1 p.m. Store hours will
be 9 a.m. 6 p.m. Saturday,
June 28 at Gateway Center,
1077 US Highway 90 West,
Lake City. The public is
invited to attend.
All proceeds from Attic
sales benefit unreimbursed
patient care, grief support
and community education
programs at Haven Hospice,
serving the Suwannee Valley
for more than 29 years.
Donations are accepted from
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday
through Saturday. For more
information, call the Attic at
Haven Hospice is North
Florida's expert in end-of-
life and palliative care and
is one of eight 2007 Circle
of Life Award honorees
nationwide to be recognized
as leaders in improving the
care of patients near the end
of life or with life-
threatening conditions. For
more information visit
# # #
in an effort to support the families of
our community, Camp Kulaqua is
making the following dates available
for Kulaqua's River Ranch:
June 22, July 13 & 27
Cost Per person: $13.25
(Children 3 and under free)
Open from 10:00 a.m.-6:00 Pm.
River Ranch is a Christian facility.
We request use of modest swimsuits
and no alcoholic beverages on the
Please call (386) 454-1351 for more information.
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ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY LOCAL NEWS TIlURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2008
Haven Hospice Attic prepares
to reopen with a big bang
ALACIIHUA COUNTY TODAY LOCAL NEWS THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2008
Hours to place, correct or cai
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
TO PLACE AN AD...
-3355 CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING
ncel ads: Alachua County Today
R Box 213SnAlachuaeFL 3261c11
CITY OF HIGH SPRINGS
INVITATION TO BID
The City of High Springs is now
accepting bids for the removal of
approximately 31 trees, located
at various locations throughout
the City. Trees to be removed
are marked with orange paint.
Addresses are available by
contacting Public Works Clerk
Donna Smith at (386) 454-2134.
Licensed and insured tree
removal companies are invited
to submit prices for the removal
of the trees, to include: cutting
down and prompt removal of
logs, limbs, debris, and grinding
the stumps to grade.
Interested bidders should
submit sealed bids, marked,
"Tree Bids," along with proof of
current licensing and worker's
compensation insurance \ to:
City Manager, City of High
Springs, 110 NW 1st Avenue,
High Springs, Florida 32643, no
later than 3:00 p.m., July 7
THE CITY OF HIGH SPRINGS
RESERVES THE RIGHT TO
REJECT ANY OR ALL BIDS.
THE CITY ALSO RESERVES
THE RIGHT TO ACCEPT THE
BID WHICH IS'IN THE BEST
INTEREST OF THE CITY,
WHICH MAY BE, OR MAY NOT
BE, THE LOWEST BID.
(Published: Alachua County
Today June 19, 2008)
Ci HEC U
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
Case No.: 01-2008-CP-779
In Re: The Estate of
WILLARD SANDEEN DEITZ,
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the
estate of WILLARD SANDEEN
DEITZ, deceased, whose date
of death was March 31., 2008,
File Number 01-2008-CP-779 is
pending in the Circuit Court for
ALACHUA County, Florida,
Probate Division, the address of
which is Post Office Box 600,
Gainesville, Florida 32602.
The names and addresses of
the personal representative and
the personal representative's
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 has been served must file
their claims withth is Court
WITHIN THE LATER OF 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE
OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS
AFTER THE TIME 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
FILED 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 June 19, 2008.
Attorney for Personal
FOLDS & WALKER, LLC S.
527 East University Avenue
Post Office Box 1775
Gainesville, Florida 32602
Florida Bar No.: 0394939
TOSHA D. FERNANDEZ
527 East University Ave.
Gainesville, Florida 32602
(Published: Alachua County
Today June 19 and 26, 2008)
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
File No. 08-CP-889B
ESTATE OF LEROY
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
TO ALL PERSONS HAVING
CLAIMS OR DEMANDS
AGAINST THE ABOVE
You are hereby notified that
an Order of Summary
Administration has been entered
in the estate of Leroy Jackson
Sr. deceased, File Number 08-
CP-889B; by the Circuit Court
for Alachua County, Florida,
Probate Division, the address of
which is Alachua County
Courthouse, P.O. Box 600,
Gainesville, Florida, 32602; that
the decedent's date of. death
was February 21, 2007; that the
total value of the estate is
$41,600.00 and that the names
and addresses of those to whom
it has been assigned by such
Shirley Whitehead, 14080 NE
North Miami, FL 33161
Robert L. Jackson, 20801 NW
37th Court, Miami Gardens, FL
Leroy Jackson Jr., 112 E. Cedar
Court, Hawthorne, FL 32640
Mary Mccall, 20801 NW 37th
Court, Miami Gardens, FL
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS
ARE NOTIFIED THAT:
All creditors of the estate of the
decedent and persons having
claims or demands against the
estate of the decedent other
than those for whom provision
for full payment was made in the
Order of Summary
Administration must file their
claims with this court WITHIN
THE TIME PERIODS SET
FORTH IN SECTION 733.702
OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE
ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS
NOT SO FILED WILL BE
OTHER APPLICABLE TIME
PERIOD, 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 June 19, 2008.
Attorney for Person Giving
Attorney Name Lynn Solomon
Attorney for Petitioner
Florida Bar, No. 0562939
Lynn Solomon, P.A.
315 11th Street
West Palm Beach,
Person Giving Notice:
14080 NE 2nd Avenue
North Miami, FL 33161
Robert L. Jackson
20801 NW 37th Court
Miami Gardens, FL 33055
Leroy Jackson Jr.
112 E. Cedar Court
Hawthorne, FL 32640
20801 NW 37th Court
Miami Gardens, FL 33055
(Published: Alachua County
Today June 19 & 26, 2008)
Notice is hereby given that on
06/25/08 at 1:00PM at
Interstate Mini Storage, 2707
SW 40th Blvd. Gainesville, FL
32608, 352-371-0852 the
undersigned, Interstate Mini
Storage will sell at public sale by
competitive bidding, the
personal property heretofore
stored with the undersigned of:
THOMAS OIL CO.
JESSICA L. JOHNSON
2707 S.W. 40th BLVD.
GAINESVILLE FLORIDA 32608
(Published: Alachua County
Today June 12, 19, 2008)
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Alachua Towne Centre
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1.5 Acre Parcel Available
First Street Group, L.C PO Box 1990 Alachua, FL 32616
Jim Shaw: 352.665.8570 or Phil Hawley: 352,332.2600
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2008, 8A.M. 1:00 P.M., 705 NE
2nd Street, High Springs.
Furniture, Clothes, Household
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High Springs 6/21 (8-3pm)
50+ years accumulation +
workshop tools and equip.
Sanders, grinders drills, tillers,
gardening tools&equip. Decoy
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hunting & fishing equip. rain
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Enjoy the easy life. 5 acres of lush grass, over 8 varieties of
trees. Charming country home, tile throughout and 3 sets of
French doors leading to lanai. 2 stall barn, tack room plus
covered area for storage. $279,900 MLS#281018
Serving the community.
Rare opportunity to buy a delightful 2006 3BR 2BA
home. The perfect blend of comfortable living, choice location
and affordable price. Vaulted ceiling, alarm system, tile
throughoutwith carpetin bedrooms. $142,000 MLS#286810
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Pristine 2207sf 3BR 2BA plus den on 5 acres. Walnut
wood floors, Conan counters, seamless sink, SS appliances
plus more located between Alachua & High Springs.
Own your own estate gorgeous 5+ acres and a 3BR
2BA 1485sf CB home. Large oaks and pasture in homes only
subdivision. Features screened porch, 2-car garage, security
system, fully fenced and more. $289,000 MLS#287380
Look no further, 4BR 3.5BA on 5 acres. Granite
counters in kitchen, custom wood cabinetry, travertine tile/real
wood flooring, spacious great room, high ceilings, crown
molding, luxury master bath with French doors to lanai.
Immaculate inside and out. 3BR 2BA 2048sf DWMH
on 6.8 acres located on a paved road yet private. New well
and septic, new wood deck and no deed restrictions.
Take a deep breath out herel Your neighbors are trees,
ponds and an occasional horse. A3BR 213A home on almost
2 acres with a little over 1300sf, 2 car garage, covered porch
and an open deck completes this home. $199,000
You'll feel at home when you see this well-cared for
3BR 2BA brick/block home on 5 picturesque acres with lush
green grass. Open sky patio and gazebo, large detached
garage/workshop. $344,900 MLS#290465
Lets go to the country! Spacious 3BR 2BA 1895sf
home with fireplace in great room, and a garden pond by the
lanai all on 7 horse perfect acres. One year home warranty
included. $435,000 MLS#277013
One of the few mobile home lots left in Alachua.
Located in Alachua Forest a paved road subdivision with city
utilities, nice trees and the seller is willing to put together a
home plus lot package for the buyer. $29,000 MLS#292202
Looking for a "Gentleman's Farmn" this is itl Just
minutes from beautiful downtown Alachua. 7.84 acres on
hard road, great soil content perfect for crops or livestock.
Huge oaks border part of the property line. $99,900
Suburban in the heart of the city. Mobile home lot in
Alachua Forest with public utilities.available. Convenient to
Gainesville as well as local businesses. $34,900
*3-5 Acre Estate Lots
mDeed Restricted Community
*2000 sq ft min. w/Architectural Review
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AUCTION-Winter Park (Orlando),
FL. 4br/3ba w/screened pool. Online
bidding June 24th. Auction ends July
8th onsite w/live webcast.
ABSOLUTE AUCTION JUNE
28. 671 recreational acres in
Cumberland County-and 77.18
acres in Spring City, TN. Furrow
Auction Co. 1-800-4FURROW.
www.Furrow.com. TN Lic. #62.
is 1446sf. Home is in Suwanee
SCounty and is on a nice wooded 1
acre lot close to springs and river.
Easy commute to Gainesville or
oauuiun.ly l. i ua. pc 01l IV w-l
kept 5+ acre lot with gorgeous
4BR/2BA pool home. Fireplace,
huge Jacuzzi tub, terracotta tile
floors and open floor plan. This is
a must ee at $299,00.
3BR 2BA home has 1700 plus 5q Ready to Build you'. .f.T, orr-T
Ready to build your dream feet "[.ie .r. foyer, formIal dr,.T',. ", Courr ia Couri.rs rnevwe
kitchen and baths. Cathedral exclusive subdivision -River Rise.
home? We have the perfect spot ceilings and luxury master bath. With Great 5 acres dose to entrance
This 2 acre riverfront lot is already the open floor plan, covered rear with paved roads, conveniently
equipped with well and septic for porch and beautiful gardens this is located dose to High Springs &
up to 3500SF home. $199,900. the place to live $199,900. Lake City. $99,900
Great Home for a Great Pricel Energy Efficiency means more Terrific value on the Suwanee River.
3BR/2BA, granite counters, maple S$$ in your pocket Supei e-rg 4BROBA A,,-n,.. CO) .q rt Famary
cabinets, stainless appliances, wood efficient 3BR/2BA home on 1/2 acre room on each level with great views of
floors, Jacuzzi tub, and energy star lot loaded with upgrades & detailed the river. Multi-level dock with floating
cert 6 acres of woods/pastures great quality. Wood laminate flooring, section for easy river access. Pontoon
for horses. Priced for a QUICK SELL maple cabinets w/solid surface boat included. Wooded lot, quiet loca-
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