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Title: Alachua County Today
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Creator: Alachua County Today
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Place of Publication: Alachua
Publication Date: July 2, 2009
Copyright Date: 2007
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This newsonaer named 2007 Business of the Year Alachua Chamber of Commerce


Alachua Walmart moving forward Alachua biotech company


receives )1.3
By CRAIG COX
Today Reporter
ALAfCHUA An Ala-
chua-based biotechnology
company announced Mon-
day that it has received
$1.5 million in financing to
develop its unique technol-
ogy.
Sharklet Technologies,
based in the Sid Martin
Biotechnology Incubator
at Progress Corporate Park,
is developing a surface


million
pattern modeled after shark
skin, which is resistant
to bacterial growth. The'
pattern's bacteria-resistant
property places the
technology in the forefront
for both medical and marine:
uses.
The primary contributor
to the recent $1.5 million
financing is Limestone
Ventures, which is based
out of Austin. Texas.
BIOTECH:
Continued on page .6


Art in City Hall


opens Tuesday


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By HOLLY KANE
Today Reporter
HIGH SPRINGS The
natural beauty of Florida
lies in the hallowed halls
of the 'City Commission
Chambers. Kind of.
High Springs will
celebrate the opening of Art
m City Hall with a reception
Tuesday July 7, 2009 from
6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The eight-


week showing will feature
the work of six local artists.
"It's going to help
enhance our community
through art," said city
executive secretary Sandi
Richmond.
When a resolution
passed to create Art in
City Hall, it said there
is an aesthetic, cultural
ART:
Continued on page .44


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subitits binding litioitthe Wamrt archltects decided to use-a taux brick material to det:orate the
City. , buiiig. The material to be used will be thick than genuine bricks, and
S Some' 3) reside. andri busit i, wlll ~ bli ed all the way through so the color won't fade.
,ownemrsm ttidedt mes b problems, though;"' ie said: "We River after r Management District
: offering ri0 ect.ons, abotit trave gone above and beyond what(SJR ) guidelines because
,development, - we are t dao." '- SRWMD does not specify regulations
.The mm concerns erssed: The company performed for retention ponds- and other issues
,by: rdents at the .meeting were extensi testi t on t he sit and no that may affect water quality.
potentn sinkhole from the'large potentialsinkholes were found..Tests Engineers are planning a five-
eve poante poen tntial sinkholes were. .ests
development and the potentl were conducted on soil down to 100 acre dry retention pond near the
pollution of area aqifers by runoff feet below the surface, Ray said. store, and engine r Josh Bryant said
'fomi. the massive parking lot, said
from. e massi g l, sd Although the property is located the retention pond is much larger
Sengeer Lary Ray. in the Suwannee River Water than.required,
S:"We.have taken every precaution required,
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t-. pthvect. bo: =f these potential St.t, c Ctiued on page A 6
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City of Alachua

approves $25.4

million wastewater

expansion


By ALEX AUSTIN
Today Reporter
ALACHUA A
$25.4 million wastewater
. treatment facility expansion
recently approved by the
Alachua City Commission
will increase the city's
water-treating capacity by
more than 50 percent.
The commission
approved the expansion


of the facility at the June
I commission meeting.
Alachua's public services
director Mike New said the
expansion is currently in the
bid phase with construction
expected to begin in the
fall of 2009 and end in
the spring of 2011. The
new facility will be built
on the same 233-acre'site
WASTEWATER:
Continued on page A4


Grapski trialdate set more than a dozen times


By BRYAN BOUKARI
Today Reporter
GAINESVILLE It has
been said that the wheels of
justice turn slowly. There
may be a statement no truer to
describe the status of the trial in
which Charles Grapski has been
charge with multiple felonies
.for allegedly battering law
enforcement officers.


Grapski, originally
arrested in August
2007, has seen
numerous delays in
his case which will
stretch into its 24th
month in just a few
weeks. A handful of
legal procedures in the
trial have been held, c
or rescheduled a doze
according to the


County Clerk of Courts
online database. Dates
for jury selection and trial
status conferences in the
nearly two-year-old case
have been set a dozen
times, with II of them
Grapski rescheduled and delayed.
Pretrial conferences were
ancelled
n times, GRAPSKI:
Alachua Continued on page .45


NFL's Mike Peterson hosts

fun day in hometown


SNewberry ANF funding in question
By PATRICA OYOS Garret, Newberry planning director. "What was
By PATRICIA HOYOS
d R r very easy to do one year ago is tougher now."
Todain Reporter
He said there are basically two parts of this
NEWBEItRY The Advanced Nutrition project that need to be funded: the infrastructure
Foods (ANF) project, which is expected to create and the complex for the company itself Right
about 2,000 jobs in Newberry, hit a speed bump now, only the funding for the infrastructure
in its planning process when the company had to improvements is available.


delay its plans while it pulls its financing together.
"It's a tough time, as we all know," said Lowell


ANF:
Continued on page .5


ELLEN BOUKARI Alachua Count} Toda
Atlanta Falcons linebacker Mike Peterson, a member of the University
of Florida's 1997 national championship football team and a graduate
of Santa Fe High School, held his annual Family Fun Day on Saturday
from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Skinner Field. Activities included bungee
jumping, face painting, a bounce house, giant water slides, a rock
climbing wall, games and a live remote by a local radio station. The
Mike Peterson Foundation also provided dinner to top off the evening.


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ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY LOCAL NEWS THURSDAY, JULY 02, 2009


Alachua County Today (ISSN
1534-7567) Is published week-
ly by Alachua Today, Inc.,
14804 Main Street, Alachua
FL 32615. All material herein
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firework

By CRAIG COX
Today Reporter
ALACHUA Although
Gainesville is the Alachua
County seat, all eyes will
be on the city of Alachua
Saturday, as the city will
hold the only major July
4 fireworks, display in the
county.
The' $30,000 fireworks
display will begin at 9:30
p.m., but other activities
and events will take place
at the Hal Brady Recreation
Center beginning at noon.


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NOTICE OF PROPOSED
ENA`CTMIENT OFV
ORDINANCE BYCITY
COMMISSION
ARCHER, FLORIDA

Notice is hereby given that the proposed ordinance,
whose title hereinafter appears, will be considered for
adoption on ihe 27th day of July, 2009, at the Regular
City Commission meeting starting at 7:00 p.m., or as
soon thereafter as may be heard, in the City Commission-
Auditorium at City Hall, 16870 SW 134th Avenue,
Archer, Florida. A copy of said ordinance may be
inspected by any member of the public at the Office of
the City Manager, -at the above address. All interested
parties may appear and be heard with respect to the
proposed ordinance.

ORDINANCE NO. 06-2009

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ARCHER,
FLORIDA,'ADOPTING AN URBAN SERVICES
REPORT PURSUANT TO THE REQUIREMENTS
OF THE AL-AClUA COUNTY BOUNDARY
ADJUSTMENT ACT (CHAPTER 90-496, LAWS OF
FLORIDA) RELATING TO ANNEXATIONS TO,
THE BOUNDARIES OF THE CIYY OF.ARCHERi
FLORIDA,. WHICH ARE REASONABLY
COMPACT, AND CONTIGUOUS TO THE
CITY, LIMITS; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY;
REPEALING OR ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT;
AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.




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NOTE: Be advised that any person who decides to appeal
any decision made by the City Commission, it's Boards,
Committees, Agencies, Authorities, etc., with respect
to any matter considered at such meeting (or hearing),
will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such
purposes, may need to ensure that a verbatim record of
the proceedings is made, which includes the testimony
and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

(References Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes.)
(Published: Alachua County Today July 02, 2009)


Ls display
Leading up to the event
dubbed the "Largest Small-
Town Fireworks Display
in America," area residents
will be entertained by live
music, and children will be
able to enjoy activities such
as bounce houses, 65-foot
waterslides, rock climbing
and a petting zoo.
More than 70 vendors
and concessions will be at
the event to offer food, crafts
and other items to visitors,
and Newberry Backyard
BBQ will hold a rib-eating
contest at 6:15 p.m.
.Domino's Pizza will


have a booth at the event,
and owner Freddie Whebe
is donating 20 percent of his
proceeds to the local Red
Cross chapter.
The City budgeted
$40,000 for the event, and an
additional $18,000 in cash
sponsorships and $11,000 in
in-kind donations was raised
to cover the remaining costs.
During the budgeting
process, some citizens
raised concerns about the
costs of the event, especially
considering the recession.
Former Alachua
commissioner Tamara
Robbins said, "$30,000 just
seems wildly extravagant."
: The 'commissioners
stressed the importance of
the celebration and its effect
on morale. '
"It tally brings together
the community," City
Manager Clovis Watson Jr.
said in response.
While other area cities,
,'including Gainesville, have


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:PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE OF ENACTMENT
OF AN ORDINANCE
OF THE CITY OF
ALACHUA, FLORIDA
The City.of Alachua City Commission will hold a public
Shearing on a proposedordinance on July 13, 2009 at 7:00 p.m.
The hearing will be held in the Commission, Chambers of City
Hall, at 15100 NW 142nd Terrace, Alachua, Florida.
The ordinance title is as follows:
ORDINANCE 09 21
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ALACHUA,
FLORIDA, AMENDING ORDINANCE NUMBER 05-13,
BYAMENDING CONDITION NUMBER 11 TO EXTEND
THE LAPSE DATE FOR THE FINAL-DEVELOPMENT
PLAN (PRELIMINARY PLAT) FPR THE PLANNED.
UNIT DEVELOPMENT KNOWN AS HEATHER GLEN
TO JUNE 15,.2012; REQUIRING THAT A-FINAL PLAT
'BE APPROVED BY JUNE 15, 2012; AND REQUIRING,
THAT THE FINAL PLAT SHALL BE GOVERNED
BY THE LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS
ADOPTED ON FEBRUARY 27; 2006; TAX PARCEL
NUMBER 03870-000-000; PROVIDING FOR
SEVERABILITY; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN
CONFLICT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.


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At the public hearing, all interested parties may appear and be
heard with respect to the proposed ordinance. Copies of the
proposed ordinance, the StaffReport, and related materials are
available for public inspection at the Planning and Community
Development'Department or at the Office of the City Clerk,
15100 NW 142nd Terrace, on any regular business day
between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. the Thursday prior
to the City Commission meeting. Written comments on the
proposed ordinance may be sent to the following address:
City of Alachua, Planning and Community Development,
* P.Q. Box 9, Alachua FL 32616. Notice is given pursuant
to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, that in order to appeal
any decision made at these public hearings, you will need to
ensure that a verbatim record is made. In accordance with the
Americans with Disabilities Act, any persons with a disability
requiring reasonable accommodation in order to participate in
this meeting should call the City Clerk at (386) 418-6100 x 101
at least 48 hours prior to the public hearing.
(Published: Alachua County Today July 02, 2009)


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cancelled their fireworks
dlisplays this year due to
budget constraints, Watson
has stood firm to support the
community's 10th annual
event.
"We are so proud to
host this event once again
in the City of Alachua," he
wrote in a media release.
"Annually on this day we
are able to reflect on those
who have sacrificed so
much some their lives
- to'secure the freedoms
an liberties we so cherish
today."
The event brings
thousands ofvisitors into the
city and is an opportunity
for local charities, clubs
and non-for-profits to raise
funds for their programs.
For more information
'.on the event, including
directions, visit, the City of
Alachua's Web site at www.
cifyofalachua.com.
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ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY COMMUNITY CORNER THURSDAY, JULY 02, 2009 A3


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Corner


Meetings & Events in the Heartlands


PUBLIC MEETINGS

mArcher Meets the 2nd and 4th Monday
of each month at 7 p.m. at City Hall,
16870 SW 134 Ave.
*Alachua (City) Meets the 1st and 3rd
Monday of each month at 7p.m. at City
Hall.
S 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, Gainesyille.
Citizen comments are taken at 9:30 a.m.
and 5:30 p.m. :
IGainesville Meets the 1'st and 3rd
Thursday of each month at 1 p.m. at
City Commission Chamber, 200 East
University Avenue.
'IHawthore Meets the 1st and 3rd
Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at
City Hall.
SHigh Springs Meets the 2nd and 4th
: Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in
City Hall.
ILaCrosse -Meets the 2nd Monday of
each month at 7:30p.m. at Town Hall.
*Micanopy Meets the 2nd Tuesday qf
each month at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall.
INewberry Meets the 2nd and 4th

Hall
E Waldo Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each
Month at 7 p.m. at Yerkes Center.


* Alachua County Beekeepers Club
is accepting new members. Anyone
interested in learning about bees from
Alachua and the surrounding counties is
welcome to join (need not be a beekeeper
to join). Meetings are held the third
Thursday of each month at Dadant
& Sons, 17074 NW 188 Street, High
Springs. Annual metnbership dues are
$10 per individual and $15 per family.
-For more information, contact Wayne
"Chappie" McChesney, Club President
386-462-2637 or chappiesbees@
windstream.net.
. Santa Fe High School Class of
1989 is planning a 20th year reunion
for July 31 and August 1, 2009. For
more information, please visit our class
website, at www.sfhsclassof89.com or
call Christy Barber at 386-462-1888.
m High Springs Community Theater
- Arsenic and Old Lace, a 1940s
Broadway comedy, is being performed
by the HighiSprings Community Players
July 3-25.'. Audiences are promised, a
night of laughter and entertainment that
they won't soon forget. Lights will go
up on the 'itfo-hour performance at 8
,p.m. on Friday and Saturday evenings,
and a matinee will be offered at 2 p.m.
on Sunday. The play will run for four
weeks. Patrons may purchase tickets
online at the .High. Springs Community
Theater' hojm site or go to The Coffee'
Clutch in, High Springs or the The
Framery of Lake City in Lake City.
* Is health care a right, or a
privilege? How can we achieve


.::Obituarv


Gitta B. Collins the rage of hairdressers all
GittaB.Collinso High over the country to travel
Springs died on Satuday, to Germany to learn her
June 27, 2009 at the Haven' new cutting technique.
Hospice of the Tri'County, Mrs. Collins and her
Chiefland Care Center, husband moved to High
after a sevetr'month battlee' Springs'in'4985. She had
with caner.'Me was S." 1'fiPea'diOhio, and
Gitta was born in '::n;'t iich time in Texas
Nuremberg, Germany on as well. Along with her:
March 26, 1941 to John husband, Mrs. Collins!
and Magdalera Henninger drove a semi truck for
Albert. seven years. Her husband,
SMrs. Collins was a who was owner/operator
hairdresser in Germany of his own truck, started a
and upon moving to business selling non, toxic
Wisconsin she introduced rocks to pet stores and,
the razor cut. Being the aquatic centers for use in
first in the United. States aquariums arid terrariums.
to use this method of hair Their travels took. them
cutting; intrigue arose over all over the country,
the new style, and sparked often collecting the rocks


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themselves.
Mrs. Collins went to.
a police academy and
became 'a police office
and also worked locally
in Alachua for Dollar
General in their wholesale
Distribution center.
Survivors include
her husband of 47
years; Thomas Donovan
Collins; two sons and a
daughter-in-law, Scott
Collins of Florida and
Roberto (Stacy) Collins
of Washington, DC; one
grandson; Nathan Collins;'
and a sister; Lilo Louger of
Germany.
Arrangements are
under the care of Milam
Funeral and Cremation


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universal health care in the U.S.? What
have other countries done to ensure
health care for all? For some answers
come see Sick Around the World, a
video about the health care systems
in the UK, Japan, Germany, Taiwan
and Switzerland. The film will be
followed by a discussion. Sick Around.
the World, a PBS documentary, will be
shown Sunday, July 28, 3-5 p.m. at the
meeting room in the Alachua Brahch
Public Library located at 14913 NW-
140th Street, Alachua. Call Carol at 386
418-3791 for more information. This
event is part of a series of educational
forums sponsored by the Alachua Civic
Forum., This 'topic is presented by the
Alachua County Labor Party and the
Alachua County.Green Paity. For more
info about the film visit http://www.
pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/teach/
sickaroundtheworld/.
. Because of popular
demaind. from area
senior, another trip
is planned to the Hard
Rock Casino in Tampa
on July 22 for a day of
fun, gambling and good
food. '
Any seniors interested
in going should meet at the
Winri Dixie parking lot in *
High Springs at 8:30 a.m.
to boaid a bus for the ride
to Tampa with the return
scheduled for 6:30 p.m. .Decia
The charge for the trip

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County Today staff'report-
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Battery.
* Jeffrey Mark Braun, "
a 28-year-old
Gainesville resident,
was arrested at 16130
NW Highway 441
for battery after
an altercation with
Gainesville resident
Midhael Reid on June'
24, 2009. The two
were involved in a
"road rage situation,"

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and Braun shoved
Reid and punched him
in the fact, according
to an Alachua' Police
Department report.

*Daniel .Rivera was
arrested for. battery
and resisting arrest
without violence June
25, 2009 after fleeing
'the. Alamo Hotel -on
Santa Fe Boulevard in
High Springs where
the incident occurred.
The matter is under
investigation.

Theft
* Two pieces of art,
worth a combined
$1,000 were stolen
from Allstar Tattoo and
Body Piercing in High
Spring on June 27,
2009. Employee and
Gainesville resident
Kevin Vigil, 29, is the


victim of the theft,
which occurred during
Business hours.

* Edward Onley, a
67-year-old r sident of
'High Springs, reported
a 'theft on Julie 26,
2009. He said a gas
blower was stolen
out of his vehicle.
The investigation is
ongoing, and police
have no suspects.

* Victor' Epps, 46-year-
old High Springs
resident, was arrested
'for trespass and theft
June 25, 2009. The
manager of Island
Food Store on NE
First Avenue, where
the theft occurred,
witnessed the incident.


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Not using seatelts more costly


Guest Editorialby Chief Jim Troiano, HSPD


On Tuesday, June 30, 2009, for the:
,first time, operating a motor vehicle
on the roadways of this state without a
seatbelt has changed from a secondary
offense to a primary.offense. How will
this affect you?
In the past, although the law required
all occupants to be buckled
up, officers could not stop
.the driver of a 'vehicle just
because they were' iot
wearing their seatbelt. The
only exception of this was if
the officer believed the driver
II mPeasl..4t n-8 yearaF ,f-
age. Thelaw now allowsJw j
1! enforceihienf officers to'-iop
you without any other reason
other than when they observe
you not wearing a seatbelt. In
Alachua County, the fine for h.
this offense is set at $104. Chi
Why is it important to
(wear a seatbelt? A study
released. in .May 2008 by the U.S.
Department of Transportation estimates
that 1,652 lives could be saved and
22,372 serious injuries avoided each year
on America's roadways if seat belt use
rates rose to 90 percent in every state. In
2008, our seatbelf use was calculated at'
81.75 percent. ..
In.Florida, the law is clear and unless
the occupant or driver has a doctor's
note, are delivering neWspapers, are
a solid waste, collection employee
actively engaged in 'the collection of
solid waste, or are in the living quarters
of a recreational vehicle or space within
a truck body: used fori merchandise or,
property, everyone has tobe buckled


up. It also says that every driver of a
motor vehicle must ensure the child is
safely secured. Specifically, according
to Florida Statute 316.613. if a child is
five year .of age or younger, the driver
must provide a federally approved and
crash-tested child restraint device. For
children aged through
three years, such restraint
device must be a separate
-carrier or a vehicle
: manufacturer's integrated
| child seat. For children
aged four through five
yeasea.' -separate carrier,.
it.igitsfated, child' seat,'
Orat seat belt may be used.
Please do your part
and. promote safety by
wearing your seatbelt
O., and making everyone
an in your vehicle wear
their seathelt. Follow a
simple routine. "Evern
'time you or any of your passengers get
into the vehicle pull that belt across and
buckle up fprosafety." I would hope that
following this simple rule would cause
us to never have. to write a safety belt
citation or. respond to a crash where a
person was injured or killed as a result of
not wearing their seatbelts. You can help
us make this hope a reality.
If anyone would like more
information on seatbelt use, or any
information about crime prevention tips
or suggestions; please call the police
department at.386-454-1415, or visit us
on line at www.highspringspd.com.
S# # #


Budget workshop did not address
real issues
I was disappointed at what I did not
hear at the budget workshop ,last week. I
did not hear how we got from a.$1.3 million
unreserved fund balance in 2005 to a $90
thousand balance in 2008. I did not bear
any commissioner present a request that we
do everything possible to not burden the
taxpayers any further in what is now a very
difficult time for everyone.
Let me speak to the unreserved fund
balance first. It was explained as an analogy.
A family has $10,000 in savings (the
unreserved fund balance). The roof is leaking
and the transmission in the car is kaput. They
fix those things with $5,000 from savings.
Isn't that reasonable? Maybe. If we knew
what the city.actually.spentthemoneyonwe.
could-make a-decision' bn'whetheror'notwe"'
agreed that those .expenditures were'indeed
analogous to the leaky roof and transmission
kerflubbin.
Here is another problem. In a time when
the taxable value of property in Alachua
has increased over three and half times,' and
revenue to the General Fund (the family's
income) increased two and a half times, we
spent almost all of bur savings.
S Back to our hypothetical family. If
their income had doubled',as income to the
general fund has, would we still expect that
they would spend out' of savings? Or would
we expect them to fix things out of extra
money from their salary and maybe add to
savings?
Maybe having those savings now could
have helped us get through_ this difficult
time without taking even.more money from
taxpayers who are having real emergencies
of their own.
Which brings me to the second thing I
didn't hear. Not one commissioner talked
about not taking more money from taxpayerL


Rest assured they take money; they do
not ask the taxpayers to give. Every dime
that is spent from that dais is taken, by force.
from the taxpayers.
I would like to hear from commissioners
an emphasis on living within our means, not
spending based on future growth. Let's work
with what we have nows. In fact, maybe we
should be using this kind ofclimate to set real
priorities, decide what things government
needs to do compared to what is merely nice
to do.
I would like to hear the conversation be:
I. What must we do legally and
contractually?
2. What services are 'necessary for us to
provide?
3. How can we do that most efficiently?
,4. How can we do that without raising
miUage.-ates and fees on the.taxpayer
who has already seen increases in fees
and costs of all kinds?
Finally, although this article is critical
of how the commission is spending money,
I realize I don't know all the details, and I
appreciate and respect those people who are
willing to put themselves on the line.
Duane Helle
Alachua, FL



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ARTS
Continuedfrom page Al


Artist inspiredby
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water
and .economic benefit to
displaying' artwork in a
public place and the City
wants to encourage art.
The city commission
is the artwork, selection
committee, and artists had
to fill out an application to
be featured' in the: exhibit.
The commission "viewed
pieces during a meeting, and
all applicants were chosen,
Richmond said.
"I just like the beauty
of it,'! said David Dobbins,
38, one of the six artists
exhibiting.
Dobbins primarily, uses
watercolor and ink to captiere
local landscape, focusing on
streams and rivers. He works
.for Adventure Outpost in
High Springs, guiding kayak
and canoe tours.
"I've always been a


water person," he said.
An artist all his life,
Dobbins only began showing
his work in the past four or
five years. He has shown at
the High Springs art gallery
and Maude's in downtown
Gainesville.
He moved' from Texas
12 years ago and has always
enjoyed the natural scenery
of North Central Florida.
"It's a really unique.
habitat," Dobbins said.
Dobbins will be attending
the opening reception and
selling his works, which will
be priced at about $85.
Acrylics, oil, pen and ink
and other artistic styles will
be showcased.
"You'll have to come and
see," Richmond said.
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WASTEWATER:
Continued front page Al

Grants, loans and system revenues to


pay for expansion


as the existing facility at
the southern end of N.W.
126th Terrace.
The existing facility
treats about 940,000
gallons per day. The
expansion Will' increase
that rate to 1.5 million
gallons per day, according
to New. '
The' city 'is currently
using half of its 940,000
gallon-per-lay capacity.
New developments are
expected to require an
additional 240,000 gallons
per day, leaving the facility
with about one-quarter of
surplus capacity. However,
New said that'he does not
anticipate the facility will
exceed capacity prior to
the completion of the new
facility in 2011.
The public services


director said the new
facility is needed because
the existing one is more
than 30 years old and is
exceeding its design life.
During the past 30 years,
environmental protection
standards have become
more stringent and
treatment technology has
.improved.,
'It significantly
improves the level of
treatment provided for
the wastewater generated
by our residents," New
said. "The proposed
facility takes this into
consideration and provides
a much greater level of
treatment than our existing
Facility was designed for."
The new facility is
designed to last another
30 years. At an estimated


construction cost of
$25.4 million, each of
the additional 560,000
gallons of .. wastewater
treatment capacity will
cost about $45.12. For
a year of treatment, the
cost will be 12.4 cents
for each increased gallon
of capacity. If the facility
maintains that increase
over its expected, 30-year
life, it will work out to 0.4,
cents per gallon of treated
wastewater.
The city will use a
combination of grants,
loans and wastewater
revenues to pay for 'the
facility. Of the $25.4
million total cost, $10
million will be covered
with funds from the
American Recovery and
Reinvestment Act. of


2009, otherwise known as
"stimulus funding."
To pay off the balance
of the project's costs,
the city obtained a low-
interest loan from the state
of Florida. According to
the wastewater resolution,
a Small Disadvantaged
SCommunity Grant will
help pay off the loan
along with the net electric,
water and sewer system
revenues.
The expansion to 1.5
million gallons per day is
only phase one of the two-
phase project to eventually
expand the facility to
treat 3 million gallons per
day. The second phase is
not included in the $25.4
million figure.
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ANF:
Continued from page Al

Project must have all necessary

funds to secure grants
On May 28, Rep. Cliff Steams announced that the
United States Department of Commerce was going to
award $2.76 million to Newberry for water infrastructure
improvements that would be tied in with the ANF project.
The city also received over a million dollars through a
Community Development Block Grant and federal stimulus
money through the Florida Department of Transportation.
The infrastructure improvements would include a,
water tank, water sewage and a well.
These improvements, however, might not take place
because of the lack of funds for the project.
One of the grant's requirements is that the money for
the entire project needs to be available before the project
can move forward.
Garrett hopes the company can get the financial
backing fairly quickly because there is always a risk of
losing grants if companies do not follow their propositions
within certain timeframes.
He said the grants that ANF has right now are the most
effective for this type of project. If the city loses them,
Newberry will have to reapply for the same grants, and
there is no guarantee that it will receive them again.
"I am hopeful that everything will come together," he
said. "This is one of those projects that doesn't come by
every day."
City officials expect the project to attract hew businesses
to the city and bring $45 million in private investments.
#' # #


held on 10 occasions and rescheduled
twice: There have been a half-dozen
case management hearings, 'three
arraignments and two different judges,
court records show.,
Despite several rescheduled or
cancelled hearings, Office of the State
Attorney spokesman Spencer Mann
told Alachua County Today it was not
uncommon for there to be numerous
delays in criminal 'trials such as
Grapski's.
The latest delay came in the last
several weeks as the l1th pretrial
conference was held and a trial
status conference set for July 7.and
jury selection set July 13 were again
cancelled. A new pretrial conference is
set forAug; 25, a trial status conference
is set for Sept. 8 and jury selection is
scheduled for Sept. 14. By that time,
this case involving Grapski will be
over two years old.
The trial stems from an August
2007 incident in which Grapski
;reportedly got into a confrontation,
with former Alachua Police Chief
Robert Jerigan.
Grapski reportedly entered- the
Alachua Police Department (APD)
,:offices to get information about a
closed case, and when Jernigan told
him he; had no. further information,


High Springs community garden

nets sustainability award


By HOLLY KANE
Today Reporter
HIGH SPRINGS-The
city of High Springs won
the Excellence Award for
Sustainability from the Florida
City and County Management
Association earlier this month
for the city's Community
Garden Program.
The garden, which has 55
plots tended by 26 gardeners,
began in James Paul Park and
later expanded to include the
Douglass neighborhood garden,
said Lys Burden, coordinator
for the Community Garden
Program.
A manager at the James
Paul Park farmer's market
applied for a grant in 2006 with
the Project for Public Spaces, a
New York City-based nonprofit
that helps create public spaces.
"It wasn't a lot of bricks and
mortar, but it was planning,"
Burden said.
A small committee fund a
narrow strip of land "out of the
way," on the edge of a field by
the police station. The garden


was officially started in 2007
with the help of a downtown
development agency.
Since then, participants of
all ages and experience levels
have been learning and growing
in the garden.
"Some are starting from
scratch, some of them have
been at it for 20 years," Burden
said.
Burden relies on master
gardeners to assist her and the
participants with everything
from barren plants to army
worm infestations.
"We 'are learning all the
time," Burden said.:
The biggest piece of
gardening wisdom Burden
has learned is the importance
of healthy soil because "it is a.
living thing, and you are going
to plant lots of stuff in it."
Amending soil is a principal
of organic gardening, along
with the use of chemical-free
pesticides. Gardeners mainly
use soapy water to war4 off
bugs;
Those with,plots typically
eat their produce, but the extra


produce is sold at market. The
profits go toward the garden.
Low-income participants are
given plots for free under the
condition that they maintain
their space.
City Manager James
Drumm said he believed the
program was unique and made
good use of unused property,
according to a press release.
"It really shows that
the people of High Springs
have been working toward
a sustainable community,"
Drumm said.


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Grapski was asked to leave. However, After eight days injail, Grapski was
Grapski refused, and Jernigan locked hospitalized due to deteriorating health
him out of the building, according to stemming from a hunger strike. His
police reports. bond was soon reduced from $60,000
Grapski banged on the door, ard to $1,500 because his healthcare was
police arrested him. Grapski kicked .costing the county a large amount of
Jernigan in the leg, head-butted money, according to the Office of the
another officer in the chin and kicked State Attorney.
a third officer in tle hand, police said. Grapski was ordered to undergo
Following his first appearance after a mental health evaluation before
his arrest, Grapski was taken back to posting bond, and he was prohibited
the Alachua County Jail where he was from contacting Jernigan or Alachua
to undergo a routine strip search before City Manager Clovis Watson, Jr. He is
entering the general population of the also barred from returning to Alachua's
jail. government complex.
However, Grapski refused to be Whileoutonreducedbond, Grapski
strip searched, and officers sprayed was re-arrested last fall for allegedly
him with pepper spray. refusing to leave the residence of a
S He reportedly became violent, and reported friend in Gainesville. He
Detention officers had to place him in a was originally charged with criminal
restraining chair. One detention officer mischief for breaking a window, and
reported an elbowinjury as a result of trespassing, and he had a $10,000
Sthe scuffle. 'bond until it was revoked. Charges
APD charged Grapski with three in that case were resolved 'earlier this
feloriy counts, of battery on a law, year when Grapski pled guilty of lesser
enforcement officer, one felony count charges.
of resisting arrest with violence and In the last several weeks, Grapski
one misdemeanor countof trespassing. also reportedly took a.plea bargain of
S In'the incident! the!following day, reckless driving .in Osoeela. County
jail officials charged Grapski with where he was originally charged with
one felony count of battery on a law driving under the influence (DUI).last
enforcement officeraid another felony August
count of resisting arrest with violence. # # #


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PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF ENACTMENT

OF AN ORDINANCE

OF THE CITY OF

ALACHUA, FLORIDA

The.City' of Alachua City Commission will hold a public
hearingobn a proposed ordinance on July 13, 2009 at 7:00 p.m.
The hearing will be held in the Commission Chambers of City
Hall, at 15100 NW 142nd Terrace, Alachua, Florida.

The ordinance title is as follows:

ORDINANCE 09 24

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ALACHUA,
FLORIDA, EXTENDING THE LAPSE DATE FOR HE
BAYWOOD PRELIMINARY PLAT TO JUNE 15, 2012;
REQUIRING APPROVAL OF A FINAL PLAT FOR
PHASES IB AND H BY JUNE 15, 2012; REQUIRING
THAT THE DEVELOPMENT BE GOVERNED BY THE
LAND. DEVELOP ENT. .REGULATIONS ADOPTED
ON FEBRUARY 27, 2006; TAX PARCEL NUMBER
03067-006-000; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY;
REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT;
PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.















At the public hearing, all interested parties may appear and be
heard with respect to the proposed ordinance. Copies of the
proposed ordinance, the Staff Report, and related materials are
available for public inspection at the Planning and Community
Development Department or at the Office of the City Clerk,
15100 NW 142nd Terrace, on any regular business day
between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. the Thursday prior
to the City Commission meeting. Written comments on the
proposed ordinance may be sent to the following address:
City of Alachua, Planning and Community Development,
P.O. Box 9, Alachua FL 32#16. Notice is given pursuant
to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, that in order to appeal
any decision made at these public hearings, you will need to
ensure that a verbatim record is made. In accordance with the
Americans with Disabilities Act, any persons with a disability
requiring reasonable accommodation in order to participate in
this meeting should call the City Clerk at (386) 418-6100 x
101 at least 48 hours prior to the public hearing.
(Published: Alachua County Today July 02, 2009)


PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF ENACTMENT

OFAN ORDINANCE '
Sf OF THE ITY OF

ALACHUA, FLORIDA

The City ofAlachua City Commission will hold a public hearing
on'aproposed ordinance on July 13, 2009 at 7:00 pin. The hearing
will be held in the Commission Chambers of.City Hall, at 15100
NW 142nd Terrace, Alachua, Florida.

The ordinance title is-as follows:

ORDINANCE 09 22

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OFALACHUA, FLORIDA,
AMENDINGORDINANCENUMBER06-12,BYAMENDING
CONDITION NUMBER 33 TO EXTEND THE LAPSE iATE
FOR THE FINAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN (PRELIMINARY
PLAIN) FOR THE PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT
KNOWN AS CREEKSIDE ESTATES TO JONE 15, 2012;
REQUIRING THAT. CONSTRUCTION PLANS AND A,
FINAL PLAT FOR ANY PHASE OF THE DEVELOPMENT
BE APPROVED BY JUNE 15, 2012; AND REQUIRING
THAT THE DEVELOPMENT BE'GOVERNED' BY THE
LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS ADOPTED ON
FEBRUARY 27, 2006; TAX PARCEL NUMBER 03135-000-
000; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; REPEALING
ALL ORDINANCES I CONFLICT; PROVIDING AN
EFFECTIVE DATE.









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At the public hearing, all interested parties may appear and be heard
with respect to the proposed ordinance. Copies of the proposed
ordinance, the Staff Report, and related materials are available for
public inspection at the Planning and Community Development
Department or at the Office of the City Clerk, 15100 NW 142nd
Terrace, on any regular business day between the hours of 8:00 a.m.
to 4:3Q p.m. the Thursday prior to the City Commission meeting.
Written comments on the proposed ordinance may be sent to the
following address: City of Alachua, Planning and Community
Development, P.O. Box 9, Alachua FL 32616. Notice is given
pursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, that in order to
appeal any decision made at these public hearings, you will need
to ensure that a verbatim record is made. In accordance with the
Americans with Disabilities Act, any persons with a disability
requiring reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this
meeting should call the City Clerk at (386) 418-6100 x 101 at least
48 hours prior to the public hearing.
(Published: Alachua County Today July 02, 2009)


PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF ENACTMENT

OF AN ORDINANCE

OF THE CITY OF

ALACHUA, FLORIDA

The City ofAlachua City Commission will hold a public hearing on a
proposed ordinance on July 13, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. The hearing will be
held in the Commission Chambers of City Hall, at 15100 NW 142nd
Terrace, Alachua, Florida.
The ordinance title is as follows:
ORDINANCE 09 23
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ALACHUA, FLORID,
AMENDING ORDINANCE NUMBER 06-02, BY ADDING A
NEW CONDITION NUMBER 38 EXTENDING THE LAPSE
DATE FOR THE PUD PRELIMINARY DEVELOPMENT
PLAN FOR THE PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT KNOWN
AS PARKER MIXED USE TO JUNE'15, 2012; REQUIRING
APPROVAL FOR A PRELIMINARY PLAT, CONSTRUCTION
PLANS, AND A FINAL PLAT FOR THE FIRST PHASE, OF:
THE DEVELOPMENT BY JUNE 15, 2012; REQUIRING
THAT THE DEVELOPMENT BE GOVERNED BY THE LAND
DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS ADOPTEDD ON FEBRUARY
27, 2006; AND AMENDING CONDITION NUMBER 8
RELATING TO PHASING SCHEDULE TIMEFRAMES;
TAX PARCEL NUMBERS 03044-010-001, 002, 003 AND
03044-011-001, 002, 003, AND 03044-012-001, 002, 003, 004,
005; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; REPEALING ALL
ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT, PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE
DATE.














At the public hearing, all interested parties may appear and be heard
with respect to the proposed ordinance. Copies of the proposed
ordinance, the Staff Report, and related materials are available for
public inspection at the Planning and Community Development
Department or at the Office of the City Clerk, 15100 NW 142nd
Terrace, on any regular business day between the hours of 8:00 am. to
4:30 p.m. the Thursday prior to the City Commission meeting. Written
comments on the proposed ordinance may be sent to the following
address: City ofAlachua, Planning and Community Development,
P.O. Box9, Alachua FL 32616. Notice is given pursuant to Section
286.0105, Florida Statutes, that in order to appeal any decision made
at these public hearings, you will need to ensure that a verbatim record
is made. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, any
persons with a disability requiring reasonable accommodation in order
to participate in this meeting should call the City Clerk at (386) 418-
6100 x 101 at least 48 hours prior to the public hearing.
(Published: Alachua County Today July 02, 2009)


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ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY LOCAL NEWS THURSDAY, JULY 02, 2009


WALMAT: geAStore will employ about 250 people


'"This retention
pond is big for even this
development," he said.
"But by making it so large,
we greatly reduce any risk
of sinkholes because the
weight of the water can
be distributed- much more
eventy." .
Although the meeting
was the first official venue
citizens have had to discuss
their concerns about the
project, Walmart officials
have been working with
the City for years to mold
its design to fit community
needs, said architect Mike
Blinn.
"We have been working
very closely with the City,"
'Blinn said. "The design we
have now is very different
from the prototype we
.started with. We've got-

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now, and we've brought
the scale of the building
down to reduce the use of
construction materials."
This Walmart % will
feature shorter entrances
and ceilings compared to
other supercenters such as
the store on Waldo Road,
Blinn said.
Alachua officials have
played an important role
in the evolution of the
development plans, but
County officials will also
impact the future of the store
because the development
could affect water quality
throughout the county.
"We definitely have
concerns about this
development because. this
is such a karst sensitive
area," said Katherine
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Department natural
resources director.
Fanning attended the
meeting to monitor Walmart
and 'make sure they are
following their agreement,
she said.
Walmart entered the
agreement with the County
in 2006 to ensure the
safety of the site, and in the
contract, Walmart .officials
agreed to take certain
preventative measures to
protect the area's water
,supplies and overall
environmental quality.
Some of the measures
included in the agreement
were a covered garden
center to prevent chemical
Flakage, the use of a cistern
to capture rain to irrigate
plants, and the use of non-
invasive plant species
throughout the property.
Bringing new
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Limestone Ventures has
invested in"'more than 30
startup companies in the
last 10 years, according to a
media release.
S'Although small
businesses around the nation
are. facing fundraising
setbacks, Sharklet's
technology has such great
potential that it is attracting
investors, said Joe Bagan,
chief executive officer of
Sharklet Technologies.
S"The economic climate
has .made' fundraising
a difficult process' for
many start-up companies.
Despite that,' the resolve
of our management team
combined with Sharklet as


businesses
Walmart officials
were not able to confirm
what businesses would be
located inside the store, but.
Marsiglio said the company
has developed some key
partners in Florida that will
definitely be considered.
Typical businesses
located in Walmarts are
McDonalds, Subways,
optometrists, banks, hair
stylists, photographers and
memorabilia stores.
Current plans do not call
for a gas station or tire and
lube center, but a 13,500
sq. ft. strip retail building
is planned on the site, said
engineer Josh Bryant.
Spokeswoman Cindi
Marsiglio said officials
spoke with current Alachua
business owners who
wanted to support the
supercenter.
"A common
misconception about'


Walmart is that we
negatively impact local
businesses and cause harm,"
Marsiglio said. "But if you
look at the statistics, it's just
not true."
Walmart brings more
shoppers to the area, so
local businesses actually get
more foot traffic, she said.
She cited a Walmart near
her home in Tallahassee,
saying, an Ace Hardware
store recently moved to
where the Walmart is
located to capitalize on the
increased customers.
"It's a win-win situation
for everyone when we move
into a city," she said. "We
want the tax revenue to stay
in Alachua, but right now
people are driving even to
other counties to get items
at other Walmarts.".
Now that Walmart
has held its required
neighborhood meeting,
engineer Josh Bryant said


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bacterial :management is "This external
what allowed us to achieve validation is almost as
this round of financing to important as the money
advance our business," itself," Breedlove said. "Up
Bagan said. ."We are to this point many young
extremely pleased to have companies have gotten by
Limestone iVentures on on money from, founders,
board because they have the friends and family. The first
expertise and insight to help external finding sets them
startup companies such as apart from those who don't
ours." have external funding."
Patti Breedlove, The Sharklet
associate director of Sid technology, developed
Martin 'Biotechnology, by University of Florida
said the investment by materials science professor
Limestone Ventures is Anthony Brennan, consists
a'large step' for Sharklet of billions of raised bars
because the endorsement arranged in ,a specific
shows' that people believe in diamond pattern, which
the comnanv enough to risk can be applied to a film and


bonded to another surface,
or the pattern can be
manufactured directly intq
surfaces.
One benefit of using the
Sharklet pattern is that ii
does not require chemicals
to kill the bacteria. Right
.now, the primary techniques
used to control bacteria
and 'microorganisms irt
healthcare facilities involve
chemicals, but bacteria
have developed a resistance
Sto these measures.
Laboratory tests have
shown that the pattern can
prevent bacterial growth for
21 days before needing to
be cleaned, according to the
company's Web site.
In addition to medical
applications, Sharklet cad
be used to prevent the build
up of crustaceans on the
hulls of boats.
Sharklet Technologies
has teamed up with the
Office of Naval Research
to develop marine
.applications, which will
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and the building is expected
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of 2010 or the beginning of
2011.
The planned lifespan of
this store will be 20 years,
but Blinn said it will be
repainted and improved in
about five or six years.
Typical Walmart
Supercenters employ 250
associates with an average
full-time hourly salary of
$11.47.
Walmart currently
operates 241 stores and clubs
in Florida, and'the company
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A message from the desk of

Sheriff Sadie Darnell

July 4th safety


July 4 ais not only a
celebration of our nation's
independence, but a wonderful
holiday to get together with
friends and family.
An important element
of the July 4th holiday is
fireworks. Used responsibly.
fireworks can add exhilaration
and joy to your party or family
outing.
However, irresponsible
use such as throwing fireworks
at others or shooting fireworks


out of glass bottles can lead to
senous injury or death.
There have been cases of
blindness, deafness and other
debilitating consequences
from the improper use of
firework explosives.
Children should be
restricted from firing or
carrying live or "dud"
fireworks.
Make sure to only buy
from legitimate vendors. The
possession of M-80 or M-100


explosives is illegal.
Also, make sure the
fireworks purchased come
with clear instructions for
use. Once ready to fire, make
sure to have a bucket of water
nearby or a garden hose, and
never hght more than one
firework at a time.
Always wear safety glasses
when shooting fireworks to
avoid eye injuries.
After use, fireworks
should be soaked in water for


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of in the trash.
Fireworks can add quite
a bang to your party, but
accidents can happen. Using
safe, responsible procedures
can reduce the chance of a
tragedy occurring.
This holiday is an exciting
time for many people in
our count', but do not let
that excitement cloud your
judgment. I wish you a safe
and fun July 4th weekend.
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Boyd
Chisolm
Black Male,
01/16/1960
5'6", 150 Ibs
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Battery,
Possession of
Drug
Paraphernalia


Eric
McCreary
Black Male,
02/26/1971
5'8", 175 Ibs
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Battery


Reginald
Leon
Morris
Black Male,
06/30/1964
6'1", 305 Ibs
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Driving While
License
Suspended -
Habitual
Offender


Eugene
Hale
Black Male,
09/05/1980
5'9", 160 Ibs
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Felony
Larceny,
Felony Fraud


Winona
Irene
Evans
Black
Female,
12/24/1983
5'7", 260 Ibs
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Larceny,
Illegal Use of
Credit Cards,
Worthless
Checks (3
Counts)


Richarde
,Williams
Black Male,
6'02",
7/25/1984
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Battery (2
counts)


Thurman
Hill Jr.
Black Male,
09/06/1978
5'8", 150 Ibs
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Civil Order -
Child Support
(3 Counts)


John
Casey
Williams
Black Male,
5'09",
4/8/67
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Battery


Decurtis L.
Lee
Black Male,
6'00"
12/26/74
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Civil Order of
Arrest (2
warrants)


David L.
Smoaks
Black Male,
6'00",
11/5/72
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Civil Order of
Arrest


Kyle
Salaam
Black Male,
5'07",
12/13/1981
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Possess
Marijuana,
Possess
Narcotic
Equipment


Monica S.
Baisden
Black
Female,
5'07",
4/19/89
Black HaiW,
Brbwn Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Battery,
Burglary


Magdaleno
Rivas-
Castro
Hispanic
Male, 5'02",
2/17/70
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Procuring a
Prostitute


Iris N.
Acevedo
Hispanic
Female,
5'03",
5/5/72
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Burglary,
Grand Theft


Jose
Soriano-
Lopez
Hispanic
Male, 6'01",
4/15/1984
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
DUI, Resist
Officer
without
violence, No
valid license


George
Heineman
White Male,
6'03",
8/17/56
.Brown Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Trespass


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 Crime Stoppers at 352-372-STOP.
Callers are eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.
DO NOT APPROACH OR ATTEMPT TO APPRCI.IND ANY OF THESE INDIVIDUALS.
IF NPFPSSARY, CALL 911.
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- B2 ALACHUA CouNry TODAY RELIGION THURSDAY, Jurx 02, 2009


The Abiding Rock of Ages


On the second Sunday
in May, the Church and
society celebrate Mother's
SDy. While it was only,
recently dubbed "Mother's
Day" the traditional
practice of honoring
mbtherhdod is rooted in
antiquity. In ,his play,
Hamlet, Shakespeare wrote
about.mothers that "nature
makes them partial." If
you put a Christian spin on.
his words, we could say
that Shakespeare is saying
that a godly mother will
love her children as God
loves His- Church,
sacrificially, with an aim to
nurture them, 'believing
their imperfections can be
overcome. But read in
context, it's actually saying
that a godless :mother's
affection takes no thought
of right and wrong, but
submits to the object of its
affection, blindly. His
words describe the worst
example of motherhood a
woman who loves herself
and her condition so much
that she would neglect the
needs of her children.
We live in an


unpredictable world, and
at times a disturbed and
godless world. The tragedy
of Hamlet's life isn't. so
different from
what we face
today. The
play is the,
story of a
dysfunctional
family; a
house without
a father, a
wicked uncle,
a forgetful
wife and a
confused TIHEVEN.
child this, LEAS
unfortunately, All Saints
is a sad Church, G
picture of A parish
some modern Chu
American
families. The
role of the working and
often absent father is rapidly
becoming idealized in the
picture of a man climbing
up the corporate ladder
by any means necessary.
The stereotypical mother
from a generation or
two ago' was the revered
caretaker and source of
emotional stability in the


home. Now, motherhood
is sometimes considered
an inconvenience and this
means that more and more
women view
their children
as obstacles in
their social and
professional
life. So, we
really shouldn't
be surprised at
the confusion
that goes
along with
many children
JOHN E. growing up,
URE today.
Anglican In the
ainesville. middle of all
h of the this, where are
Episcopal we to turn for
guidance and
assistance?
Some. say that we should
go back to a more simple
life without computers, the
internet and cell phones.
As wonderful as that might
seem, it's impossible to
do. Others think that the
government needs to step
'up and become a surrogate
mother.
And finally, I hate to


say, few people look to
the Church as a solution
to the problem of the
human condition. After
all, how can the Church
be a possible option for
the distorted image of
the family when it's busy
revolutionizing the family
.unit and redefining what
marriage means? Where
is the voice of reason if
it can't be found in the
Church?
There is a voice of
truth and an answer for
the breakdown of the
family. The Church as the:
keeper of Holy Scripture
is responsible to. be the
instrumental means and
heavenly light illuminating
the path for those who
are called Christians and
searching for help in our
modern world. Galatians
chapter 4, 21, f., supplies
an answer to the dilemma
of the modem family and
the role of the Church in
addressing it.
"Tell me, ye that desire
tobeunderthe law, do ye not
hear the law?" (Galatians
4:22) "For it is written,
that Abraham had two sons,
one by the handmaid, and
one by the freewoman.


(Galatians 4:23) "Howbeit
the [son] by the handmaid
is born after the flesh; but
the [son] by the freewoman
[is born] through promise."
(Galatians 4::24) These
things contain an allegory:
"for these [women] are two
covenants; one from Mount
Sinai, bearing children unto
bondage, which is Hagar."
(Galatians 4:25) Now this
Hagar is Mount Sinai in
Arabia and answereth to
the Jerusalem that now is:
"for she is in bondage with
her children." (Galatians.
.4:26) But the Jerusalem
that is above is free, which
is our mother.
We're reminded by
Saint Paul of a Heavenly
Covenant, one that stands
in stark contrast to the
pattern of this world. For
Saint Paul, the world
without God -is a world
of bondage; a place of
striving and yet never
resting in peace. In truth,
the world we see today is
where individuals attempt
to achieve happiness,
fame, or fortune, by their
own merits, and fall into*
despair or ambitious self-
destruction. Some attempt
to do this in their profession


or in their community
good works, and in the
end they're all inadequate
substitutes for Covenant
with God.
It is this Covenant that
truly matters. Saint Paul
describes it as the Jerusalem
that is above and. free, and
then adds that all important
phrase "which is our
mother." He's describing
the fellowship of believers
in Christ the new family
- the Body of Christ, or if
you like, The Church! The
Church of Jesus Christ
is a mother by the grace
of God, not by the skill,
ingenuity, and politicking
of its leaders. We are
sustained by her grace, the
provisions that Christ alone.
can bestow to His children,
the members of the family
of God. If the pattern of
the world is that of self
centered individualism,
the pattern of the Church
is unity in Jesus Christ,
and this unity is achieved
only in our relation to one
another in the Body of
Christ, His Church, our
Heavenly Jerusalem.
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The Heartland Community Places of Worship 1


Alachua church of Christ
14505 NW 145th Avenue
Sunday Bible Classes 9:30 a.m.
Assembly at,10:30 a.m.
Evening Service 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday'Bible Class 6:30 p.m.
Ministers DougFrazier
(386) 462-3326

eh ritian 'Lfe f ellowsbip
Assembly of God
* Contaporm Wolship'Minisr' -All Ages
Sunday: SS 9:30 a.mJWoaship 10:30 an
SWed;.7 JChildren/YoiAu/Adults
19817 W. NewbenyRd. (4 mi. E. of
Newberry, 4 mi.W. of Jonesville)
S (352) 472-5433
Swwv.clfbest.org

Foundation Chapel Church
of God by Faith
Sunday: Sunday School 10p.m.; Mid-Day
Worship 11:30 am.; Children's Church 6
p.m.; Evening Worship 6 p.m.; ITesday:
YSB7prn. Wednesday Outreach
Fellowship Dinner 6 p.; General Prayer
Service 7:30 pm.
13220NW 150lhAvenue,Alachua
Pastor WilieJ.McKnightSr. 462-2549

SNew Life
Community Chapel
rIC- fl C Meeting at Westside
Park Recreation Center
0*__ 1001 NW 34th Street
Gainesville, FL 32605
Sunday Worship 10:30 AM
Pastor Leonard R.Traina (352)214-4462
www.newlifecommunitychapel.org


Located at 14200 NW 148th Place
Downtown Alachua
www.riveroflifeassembly.org


t Ahi[s itt Inglita CR)irctB
Aprof rian^ piCn danoh
S* Where worship is our central act
iWhere the apostolic tradition is
upheld
Where we kneel to pray
Where worshipful music
is the standard
Where traditional liturgy
is the norm
here the Holy Scriptures
are proclaimed
.* Where a prayerful and quiet
atmosphere is provided'
Where traditional Values are taught
Whe e w eek to proclaim a risen
Savior in our daily life and work
Come Join Us
Bible Study 9:30 a.m. Sunday 10:30 am.
and other special services as announced.
81 powS ftl (Shrine Club)
(352) M-ls iwAlsanMXnEC.org

HIGH SPRINGS CHURCH
OF CHRIST
520 NE Santa Fe Boulevard
Bible Classes fAorAAges 930 am.
Worship 10:30 a.m.
Evening Worship 6 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Classes 7 p.m.
highspringscofc@alltel.net
Pastor Cort Lewis (386)454-2930

New Oak Grove Baptist Church
Sunday School 10 am.,
Worship 11 am., Evening Service 6 pm.
Wednesday Fellowship Meal 6 p.m.
Bible Study 7 p.m.
RAs, GAs & Students 7 p.m.
Nursery Provided
Terry Elixson, Jr., Pastor
386-462-3390 18100NW262Avenue


Services
Sunday: 11:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m.
Children's Church 11:30 a.m.
Wednesday:
Adult & Children Bible Study 7 p.m.
Consumed Youth Service -7 p.m.
Nursery provided for all services.
Pastor Greg Evans 352-870-7288


CHRISTIAN FAMILY WORSHIP
aNTER AND BIBII COIGU
Elder Cynthia Washington, Pastor
220NE 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) 454-2367
Cell: (386) 878-9568



1i'Fellowship
Church
Contemporary Praise & Worship
Sunday at 9:30 a.m. & 11 a.m.
1616NWUS Hwy 441, High Springs
386-454-1700
www.FellwshipOnline.org

High Springs Seventh-day Adventists
230NW stAvenue
Bible Study: Sa 915 .m.,
Wed.9:30 nm.
Divine Worship:
Sat 10.45 am.
Mid-Week: Tae. 7 p.m
Youth: Sat. 9-15 am.
Wed.'6.30 pm.
Pastor: Anthony Cmraord
(386)454-2360


. Xur Place of


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: Call (386) 462-3355
ext. 9503
for more information.


St. Luke A.M.E. Church
Rev. Jessie L. Steele, Pastor
14950 Martin Luther King Blvd/Hwy 441
Alachua 32616
386.4622732(church) 386.462.4396 (Fax)
Email: stlukeamechurch@windstream.net
Morning Worship: 11 a.m.;
Church School 9:45 a.m.
Bible Study: 7 pm. (2nd & 4th Wednesdays)
7hene: PUSH-PnyLSa&megIHqqxr


SFirst Baptist Church of Alachua

MPAC INl One Block east of Main Street in Alachua
LI Nm.(386)4621337
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 Presbyterian First United Methodist
Church ofAlachua Church of Alachua
Re. ViginiaMcaniel, Pastor 14805 NW 140th Street 462-2443
14623 NW 140 Street PastorDr.AdamZele
(386) 462-1549 Jeff Van Valey, Youth & Children's Minister
Sunday School 9 am., Worship Worship, 10:45 am.
Service 10:30 am. Nursery provided. Sunday School9:45 am.
www.firstpresalachua.org www.gbgm-umc.org/alachuafimc


.inne Service Times
I lP C, Sunday 10:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m.
FA 1L. c H u ,H H Wednesday 7:30 p.m.
es Youth Service Wed. 7:30 p.m.
pd npcti of Senior Pastors: Edwin & Angela Anderson
tt Ter 'It 386-454-1563
GodJ www.impactfamilychurch.com
16710 NW US 441 Between High Springs & Alachua


New St. Mary Missionary
Baptist Church
13800 NE 158thAvenue, Alachua 32616
Rev. Daniel H. McNish, Pastor
Phone & Fax (386) 462-7129
Services: Sunday School 9:30 am.
Moing Wrship 11 am-lst, 2n, 3rd Suay
Quarterly 11 am. 4th Sun. Birthday Rally
Service; Tuesday Evening 7 p.m.
Prayer Meeting & Bible Study


List your Place of-
Worship
here
Call (386) 462-3355
ext. 9503
for more information.,,


PASSAGE
Family Church
teachingg people wre they are
S202020 NE 15 Street
PstoriGeorgand Gainesville
Lady Michele Dix (352) 336-8686
Sunday Services:
8 a.m. "Flying High' Morning Worship
9:30 a.m. -Sunday School ,
11 a.m. Morning Glory Worship
S & Children's Church
Wednesday Services:
12 noon Noon Day Prayer
7 p.m. Prayer & Bible Study
Youth Services:,
7 p.m. Wednesday
7 p.m. Fourth Fridays
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Get started today!


Dog training facility
looking for FIT Kennel
Tech. Daily care and
exercise of dogs. May work
weekends. Call or stop by
J&K Canine Academy (386)
454-3647.


whoever stole lawn mowers,
chainsaw, and jewelry from
our home in Quail Roost near
Dollar General Warehouse.
If you've recently purchased
any or all of these items
from a questionable source
or for an unusually low price
or know someone who did,
please call the Alachua
Police Dept. Reward goes


thieves. Call APO at 386-
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Colonial Life seeks
licensed Life & Health
agents to market voluntary
employee benefit programs
to employers. First year
potential 60K and up. Call
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commissions selling
ads in one or more local
communities Gainesville,
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hunting, paved road. Other
tracts available in three
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will publish an 8-chapter serialized short story, "Good
Morning, Mr. President" 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..


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site Previously cleared-bush
hog and You're ready for site
prep.
352-213-2413
***FREE Foreclosure
Listingss* Over 400,000
properties nationwide. LOW
Down Payment. Call NOW!
(800)446-9804.


Central GA Two center
pivot irrigated farms; 168
AC & 600AC. Creeks, ponds,
row crop land, great income
and recreation. (478)972-
1247 William Long Agency
Lake James Gated
Waterfront Community.
Scenic Mountain & Lake
View Homesites. 50%
discounts, 3 day only, July
3rd- 5th. By appointment
only (800)709-LAKE


Head for the Smoky
Mountains 2 night/3 day stay
only $99 Home sites starting
@ $29,900 Paved roads,
water, sewer & clubhouse
www.ocoeemountainclub.
com (866)228-6147
LAKE BARGAIN 3+ AC -
just $49,900 (was $89,900)
Nicely wooded, private: lake
access. Ready to build.
Owner will finance. Only
one -save big. Call' now
(866)352-2249


Lake Lot Deal Fell Thrul
2.6 AC- $19,300 FREE
BOAT SLIPSI (was $39,900)
Secluded wooded lot w/
deeded access to private
stocked bass lake in Tenn.
Quiet rd frontage, utilities,.
warranty deed. Excellent
financing. Must see, call now
(888)792-5253, x3087
Coastal Georgia BANK
ORDERED SALE 1+ Acre
Ocean Access $29,900


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high springs waterfront
one bedroom apartment
lovely view in private and
quiet setting, safe. close


to town, adjacent to state
park and river, great for
outdoor enthusiasts.
550 month 386 454 7562 or
352 318 4602
Aiachiua ViiasYt
2 Bedroom Apartments
Starting at $487/month
Call 386-462-5832
TDD# 1-800-955-8771
14000 NW 154 Ave., Alachua
"This instiution is an Equal Opportuniy
Provider and Employer"
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Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
4 '* Residential/Commercial
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STEVEN DAVIS FARMS, LLC
PEAS: Acres, Blackfeyes, Pink-eyes, Green Butterbeans,
Speckled Butterbeans, Zippers, O(CRA, Squash,
Cabbage, Strawberries, Yard Eggs and more!
EANS:Gieen, CUT Green, Kentucky, Yellow Wax
S..REENS: COLLARD, MUSTARD and TURNIP.
At the Packing Shed in LaCrosse!
20915 N SR 121,. LaCrsse,
Phone: '386-418-0511 .Fax: 386-418-0544


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Horse quality Tifton 85 $55
Bermuda full size round bale per bale
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$45
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themselves; theyhelp others getan "A.",
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SIrrigation Installation & Repair
*Prescription Fertilizer
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STree Trimming & Removal


FAMILY MEDICAL CENTER
Providing carefor the whole family
Appointments Recommended
SDiabetes, HTN
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Drug Screening a
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Mon.-Sat. at 11 a.m.
(386) 462-1294


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STre Removal: 60 ft. Bucket Truck
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Moore Cuts For Less Lawn
Care Service 386-454-
8627 or 352-283-4038.
No job too small. Senior
Discount. Lawn/Treel


Pressure Washing. Call for
free estimate.


METAL ROOFING. 40 yr
Warranty-Buy direct from
manufacturer 30/colors in
stock, wall accessories.
Quick turn around. Delivery
available. Gulf Coast Supply
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*Paralegal, *Computers,
*Criminal Justice. Job
placement assistance.
Computer available.
Financial Aid if qualified.
Call (866)858-2121, www.
CenturaOnline.com.


AIRLINES ARE HIRING -
Train for high paying Aviation
Maintenance Career. FAA
approved program. Financial
aid. if qualified Housing
available. CALL Aviation
Institute of Maintenance
(888)349-5387.


IRS Public Auction July
10th' Registration 9am
Auction 10am. Sale Location:


PROFESSIONAL OFFICE
SPACEBUILDING

FOR LEASE
1,500 sq. ft.
Partially furnished.
GREAT LOCATION
$1,000 per nmoi Lh

386-418-4000
Hwy 441 near Progress Corporate Park Alachua, FL


Orange County Courthouse
425 N. Orange Ave Ste 180
Orlando. Auction Properties
located in Apopka and
Orlando. www.irsauctions.
ggy or Contact Sharon W.
Sullivan (954) 654-9899
Sharon.W.Sullivan@irs.gov
FORECLOSED HOME
AUCTION FLORIDA
STATEWIDE Auction starts
July 11 700+ Homes MUST
BE SOLD! REDC I Free
Brochure www.Auction.com
RE No. CQ1031187
AUCTION- July 18, 2009
10:00am. Prime Lake Lots-
Beautiful Lake Cumberland,
KY. Great Investment. For
Info: Country Folks Realty &
Auction. Ph. (270)866-7676.
Or: www.countryfolksrealty.
com
FLORIDA LAND
AUCTIONS Magnolia Bay
Hunting Plantation 596 +/-
acres. Jefferson County.
July 9 10 am; United
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Estate. www.CertifiedReal


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Acura Integra 96 $6501
Honda Civic 97 $400! Toyota
Camry 95 $500! Ford Taurus
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For listings call (800)366-
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Alahua City Manager Welcome Letter........ 4
Alachua Mayor Welcome Letter.................... 5
4th of July Sponsors......................................... 6
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CITY OF ALACHUA'S TENTH ANNUAL

JULY 4TH CELEBRATION


We proudly welcome you to our 10th Annual July 4th Celebration as we invite you to fellowship
with us on our nation's birthday. The City ofAlachuahias a long tradition of honoring those who have
served and are serving in the Armed Forces. independence Day serves as reminder that our freedoms
have come at a great cost. Men and women have sacrificed for the greater good of
all Americans. Let us not forget this is why we gather on this day.

SWe must also be vigilant of those around the globe fighting to keep America
safe. No one is particularly a fan of war but we must revere and celebrate our
warriors. As citizens of the United States we all share a common bond fused with
the American spirit of pride and courage. Just as we all face adverse circumstances
in our own lives, so too does America collectively. We must continue to forge
ahead as so many have done before. We cannot simply acquiesce to those who
suggest that we must sit idly while others fight our challenges and our battles.

All of us as Americans must remember that we are truly blessed to be living in the greatest country in
the world. In spite of all the current economic uncertainties, we are still a symbol of pride for billions
around the world. We must pull ourselves up by our bootstraps and make this country better than ever
before. We owe this not only to ourselves but td'those men and women that have and will continue to
sacrifice for us all.

So, this year on our Independence Day celebrate in Alachua. It's a daywhere we are all unitedas
the red, white and blue. Celebrate with us as we honor America and bh wonderful people. God bless
America.- -

City Manager Clovis Watson, Jr., MBA
City of Alachua


ALACHUA COUNTY ToDAY


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CITY OF ALACHUA'S JULY 4TH CELEBRATION


WELCOME TO THE "

CITY F ALACHUA S TENTH ANNUAL

JULY 4TH CELEBRATION
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Dear Friends: .,

I am excited and proud to welcome all of you to the City of Afachua's10th Annual July 4th Celebration. I, along with
Vice Mayor Gib Coerper, Commissioners Jean Calderwood ~p i Hardacre and Orien Hills, City Manager Clovis
Watson, Jr. and City Staff welcome you to the Good Life.,Community and the "Largest Small-Town Fireworks Display in
America." .

We welcome you with open arms to the beautiful City ofAlachua and this wonderful celebratory
occasion. Today, we all celebrate not as individuals but as Americans. We look on our
Independence Day wii pride and with gratefulness to those who have served and are serving still
today. We bhaV Ae' be thankful for in America and in the CityofAlachua. We are the most
innovative, compassionatee people on this great, lobe If not for the sacrifices -
be it small or ltiate we would not be able to enjoy the liberties aid freedoms we so cherish.

Alachua is a community of nearly 10,000 residents. A place where people, not only live, but also,
work and play. We haVe everything from a quaint downtown to a cutting-edge biotechnology
hub. We have educational opportunities from pre-kindergarten through college. We have '
recreational opportunities from football fields to horse trails. We are proud to call Alachua home and for those of you
who are here visiting, we humbly welcome you to our home.

As we celebrate our 233rd birthday as a nation, let us remember to never take for granted the sacred responsibilities
and privileges we enjoy as Americans. Let us move forward witl great pride to make America stronger and safer. May
we continue to be the bright beacon of hope around the world. We each have a responsibility to our country that stems
from deep within. We must never turn the cheek to injustice anywhere, for injustice anywhere truly is a threat to justice
everywhere! Let us all join in the American spirit as we celebrate the birth of our nation from sea to shining sea.

It is an honor to be able to serve the Citizens of Alachua for one more year as your Mayor. I want to personally thank the
Citizens for the support and look forward to continue bringing new and exciting ventures and solutions to the City.

Thank you for celebrating here in the "Good Life Community" and May God Bless America.

Sincerely yours,
Bonnie K. Burgess, Mayor
City of Alachua


JULY 45 2009


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ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY CITY OF ALACHUA'S JULY 4TH CELEBRATION JULY 4, 2009
'TT"HE CITY OF ALACHUA WOULD LIKE TO EXTEND ITS SINCERE
GRATITUDE TO THE FOLLOWING BUSINESSES AND ORGANIZATIONS
THAT HAVE HELPED MAKE THIS YEAR'S EVENT POSSIBLE.


Corporate Sponsors
Hitchcock's Markets
SunState Federal Credit Union -

Diamond Sponsors
Gator Domino's
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Platnm Sponsors
AlachuiaiCatber of Commerce
Ataci~ a County Today
Cox Communications


Gold Sponsors
Dollar General
Gainesville Regional Utilities
One 51 Place Apartments
Wal-Mart
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Silver Sponsors
Alachua Business League
Alachua Dental Center
Campus USA Credit Union
Coca-Cola


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Silver Sponsors (con't)
Craig Carter Golf Carts
DermaCare of Gainesville
Newberry's Backyard BBQ
SEtS Food Stores
Transmission Doctor

Bronze Sponsors
Alachua Design Printing
Alachua Family Dentistry
SAtachua Lions Club
Alarion Bank
Bob's Citgo, Inc.
CVS of Alachua
Dr. Douglas M. Adel
Farm Credit of North Florida, ACA
Haven Hospice
John C. Hipp Construction
.:- /Equip. Co.
Marvin W. Bingham, Jr., P.A.
Rush Et Glassman
Wade Raulerson Honda






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Alachua's 4th of July Celebration is billed
as the "Largest Small-Town Fireworks
Display in America." And with over 15,000
spectators expected to descend on the city
this Saturday to celebrate Independence Day, Alachua
is undisputedly a small town with enormous energy
and enthusiasm for the patriotic spirit! If you've been
looking for the perfect way to spend.your Fourth of July,
you won't have to look or go far.
It willI be a day-long into the evening affair, and with
festivities starting at noon, and with 70-plus vendors,
there is more than enough time and opportunity for the
entire family to enjoy an old fashioned Independence
Day complete with-food, fun, andcentertainment and
Alachua's own Ben Bopk setig as MC for the gala
extra% aganza. Be'surtd.thirng.l.hkets and chairs for a
family picnic and fire-iaWs'und as. Adding to
the spirited fun willetii Cit 'of AilNadha drawings
for exciting prizes all day ofth&ee ebration. Tickets cost
only $1 and you mitlepiento,win.

Things to do : '
Youngsters will love Kidt Corer, where children
will be thrilled with nonstop fun, entertainment and
activities just for the younger set from noon to 7 p.m. -
and it's absolutely FREE!
Featured this year is the City's new splashpark and
two huge waterslides, one that is nearly 30 feet tall and
65 feet in length. These activities offer a nice way to
cool of m the summer heat. Hold onto your hat and
start the fun at the twin spin, then try the exciting and
challenging rock climbing wall, followed by a ride on
the train. Want more fun? Take a trip down the giant
inflatable slide orrin though the obstacle course,
jumping m the'bonce. house or the bungee jump. Also,
there will be huge trikes to race down,the track. -Time for'
a breather? Sounds like ftacepainting is just the ticket!
Must .ee activities include the Rib Eating.Contest
sponsored by Newberry's Biptyard BarBQ will be held
at 6:15 p.m. comelearly and register to enter.
For those searching foi a cooling breather, consider
joining an exciting game'of bingo inside the gym from
noon 2 p.m. and 3.p.m.' 6 p.m. Then kick back ad
enjoy a fashion show and performances by Bill Rogers &
Friends and then the Alachua Senior Cha-Cha-Chas!

Live Musical Entertainment
You won't want to miss this year's all star lineup of
entertainment starting at 2 p.m. and scheduled throughout


the afternoon and evening. Kicking off tI entertainment
is Mark Copeland at 2 p.m. followed by Luke Thatcher/
Kevin Hardy at 3 p.m. Ben Pre$gitpkes to the stage
at 4 p.m. followed by County-.oad at 5:15 p.m., Little
Mike & the Tornadoes at 6:45 p.m., and headlining the
event is Bryce Carlisle an- d'Rattlesnake Daddies at 8
p.m. -
As the shadowfsl .ianad anticipation mounts,
Antoinette. Hunt wll perform a patriotic tribute and the
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Fireworki extraordinaire
As the last rays of sunshiine fade, get ready for a
spectacular fireworks display that will light up the skies
of Alachua. The Detonators are back, bringing their
pyrotechnics expertise along with some new surprises in
store for this year's fireworks extra-vaganza; This year
marks the eighth appearance by the Detonators who have
shared their skills and passion for fireworks to one of the
most impressive displays around.
What-began as a backyard Fourth of July celebration
with family and friends has transformed into a citywide
. annual celebration that draws folks from miles aroUnd.
Wben Fred Hilton and Chuck Gork began producing a
neighborhood fireworks show near their homes 15 years
ago, little did they realize that their neighborhood salute
to America would evolve into an annual event that is no\w
attended by thousands.
In 2000, then Alachua Mayor Patrick Murphy asked
the group to put on a public fireworks show for the town
at the downtown Skinner Park. And quite a show it was.
The new venue at the park drew such large crowds that
the following year the show was relocated again, this
rime to the Alachua Recreation Center. There, m 2001,
thousands enjoyed the electrifying illuminations. In
2002, the crowds increased again, with thousands turning
out just 10months after the September 11 tragedy to ",\ ,-
salute America and celebrate the country's indepedeic,''
Today, Hilton, Gork and all the Detonators, including-:
Bill Gillick, Cory Brant, Jim Markle, Keith Sandetrs,-Jinf
Sazcjuk, JeffSplutt and Chad Turner are ready to give
the ub0ic biggb t and better show this year that thot
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Safety first and parking
While fireworks displays are breathtaking to watch,
the Detonators and city officials remind the public that
safety is a necessary precaution, and ask that spectators
follow safety directions while at the event. Hilton warns


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that 1.3G and 1.4G pyrotechnics cpal dangerous.
Show goers are asked to stay behid mailed areas where
it's safest and where the best viewing items capture the
night's spectacular show.
There \will be reserved designated parkingAgreas
around the Hal Brady Recreation Complex. Paiking
is open to the public in a cow pasture at the rear of the
recreation center, but there will be only one way in and
one way out of the field. Parking along 2054 (Peggy
Road) will not be allowed between 146 Terrace and
the Interstate-75 overpass. The Hal Brady Recreation
Complex is located at the intersection of NW 146 Terrace
and NW 143 Place. Signs will be placed around the city
directing spectators to the celebration.
There is no entrance fee, so fill your Fourth of July
with fim, entertainment, food, family and friends. Be
part of the City of Alachua's Tenth Annual Fourth of
July Celebration this Saturday beginning at noon. And
at 9:30 p.m. hold on tight as the Detonators produce a
sensational show offiery illuminations, sure to elicit
ooohs and aahs as Alachua celebrates freedom and
salutes the stars and stripes in the largest small town
fireworks celebration inimerical
; No lcohjol orpets are allowed. No loitering in the
parking&area*.

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Fred Hilton displays just a small sampling of
the fireworks set to be launched July 4th.






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*Rocki Climbing *Twin Spin
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*Bingo -Senior Cha-Cha-Chas
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Informational
Alachua County Beekeepers Club

Alachua County Supervisor of Elections

Alachua County Today
Florida Blue Key

Horizon Realty
J.D. Wood

League of Women Voters of Alachua Co
LifeSouth Community Blood Centers
Military Suppoit Group Alachua Co.

Personal Security Institute

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Promoting National Honey Sweetwater Branch Academy
Bee Awareness Day
Voter Registration and U.S. Navy d:-.
Information
Balloons, Newspapers Merchandise & Arts
Promotion of Organization 3 Sole Sisteri, .LLC
and Gator Growl A tz
Real Estate (Alejandra Porter
Candidate Alachua County B.J.'s Fashion Jewelry
School Board istalAcuna
unty Voter Education Advocacy: Curtain Call
Blood Mobile :- l:Dangles & Bangles
Bake Sale, Information o . Danielle Fitzsimmons
Troops ;-Laura Miller
Security Information and :. Neil Haskett/Jim Waller
Training
Football and Cheer sign ups, Premier Jewelry
Fundraisers, Raffles Santa Fe Raider Regiment
Information on DJing, Singing Stones
Photography, Event. The Bears & Friends
Management, Giveaways Sherry Collier


Information on School.
Entertainment Coupon Books
Dunk Booth, Information on Navy

and Crafts
Rhinestone Flip Flopl, Jewelry
Temporary Airbrush tattooss
Candy Machines, Prize Machines
Jewelry, Purses
Glow Sticks
Cotton Candy, Spin Art
Wind Chimes. Stained Glass
Jewelry. Ornaments, Mary Kay
Sand Art. Flashing Items
Hand Made Aprons and Bibs.
Dog Collars, Belts. Hats
Jewelry
Flip Flops, Nachos & Cheese
Sterling Silver & Copper Je\ elr)
Stuffed Bears
Sunglasses, Jewelry, Clothing,
Light-up Novelties


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one's mind. How can you get the most
car for the least money? Wade Rauler-
son Honda has the answer.
"We've had car after car and truck
after truck returned to us. People
simple can't make the payments any
nore and lust bring the vehicle back.
We'% e got so many of them, our only
opnon is to let new customers take
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iak ing pavinents," said Jason Dillon,
used car sales manager.
Wade Raulerson Honda has row
after ro of quality preowned vehicles
available for this program. Their serv-
WIe deparrinent, which is one of the top
rated senreI departments in the state,
has inspected, reconditioned and certi-
fled vehicles.
-We lust need to move these vehicles
fur the banks. Right now, you can get
a used car or truck, many less than a
year or two old, for less than two hun-
dred dollars.a month without a penny


our of )our pocket This is a program
I haven't 'een in twenty years in the
business," added Dillon.
Late model vehicles, which have al-
ready had thousands of dollars in pay-
ments made against them are being
brought back at a staggering rate.
The bank nor dealership wants
these vehicles since they've already
been retailed. The banks and the deal-
ership are looking for good customers
- with good credit or bad who are
willing to take payments on these
vehicles.
"There's not a vehicle on our lot
that can't be bought for under two
hundred dollars per month and
these aren't clunkers. Look at this ex-
ample a 2006 Honda Accord, with
less than 25,000 miles and you can
have it without a penny out of your
pocket and a monthly payment of just
$197 per month. And I've got fifty
other cars and trucks that are similar
values," added Dillon.
Wade Raulerson Honda has taken
all of these vehicles and put them in a


special section on their lot. Any inter-
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inventory should call the dealership to
make an appointment.
"All we're asking is to make an
appointment. We've got these vehicles
sectioned off and they're ready to be
driven, inspected and taken home
today. We're clearly posting prices and
payments. If you see a vehicle you like,
but aren't happy about the take over
price simply make an offer. I'm sure
you hear stories every day of banks
and businesses taking pennies on the
dollar for surplus products. I don't see
why any offer will be refused,"
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Interested consumers should call
the dealership at (877) 639-8148. This
event is going on through 8:00pm
Monday.
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an offer now, or you may miss an
opportunity to get a great car under
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Food
A.L. Mebane Alumni Association

A.L. Mebane Class bf 1967
Beef 'O' Brady's "

Christ Central Ministries
Divine Arts
El Toro Restaurant -
Fleming Vending .
Fun Time Foods
Garrison Family"

Gator Domino's
Harold Swalley


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Jimmy's Jerky i
Kettle Korn Gals
KWM Food Service

Little Scoopers, Inc.
Mebane FFA
Moes SW Grill
More Sure Word
New York Pizza Plus
Santa Fe Babe Ruth Baseball
Santa Fe High School Baseball


Santa Fe High School Class of 1982

Santa Fe High Shbool FFA .
Santa Fe High School Football
Santa Fe High School Volleyball
Santa Fe Tip OffClub
The Crafty Crew
Troop 88 Boy Scouts
Turkey Creek Lions Club


BBQ Ribs, Chicken, Fried
Fish Dinners and Sandwiches
Peanuts, Ice Cream
Chicken Wings, Celery, Blue
Cheese & Ranch
Popcorn, Peanuts
Vegetarian Food .:
Tacos, Burritos, Chips, Silsa
Ice Cream, Italian Ice
Ice Cream, Slushies, Smoothies .
Ribs, Pulled Pork, Freich Fri ; k':
Baked Beans
Pizza ,
Wraps, Shrimp Sarldwich, Gator
Bites, Catfish Nuggets,
Sweet Potato Fries.
Chicken, Pork, Salad, Nachos
& Cheese, Meetballs,
'" Chocolate Covered Bananas
Glow Sticks, Corn Digs, .
Candy, Pickles, Nachos& -
Cheese, Baked Goods
Jerky, Pickles, Salsa.
Homemade Kettle Korn.
Philly CheeseSteak, Sausage
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Italian Ice
Chicken Dinners, Candy Bars
Burritos, Tacos
Fried Chicken, Seafood Stew, Roll
Pizza Products
Drinks
Hamburgers, Hot Dogs,
Sausage Dogs, Onion Rings,
Cheese Sticks
Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Ribs,
Fish, French Fries
Drinks
Funnel Cakes, Corn on the.Cob
Chic-Fil-A Sandwiches, Fruit Cups
Drinks
Snow Cream
Snow Cones, Glow Items
BBQ Pork Sandwiches, Corn
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Mark Copeland ;
Veteran singer and Nashville recording artist Mirk
Copeland recorded his.first album titled "By the Heart" in
1996. Alachua County born and raised, Copeland has been
a regular headliner on the Newberry Watermelon Festival
stage for several years. He has performed at numerous
Florida events including the 1st Annual Silver Springs
County Fair. Williston's 4th of July celebration and the
Alachua County Fair. He has also been the opening act for
recording artist Ty England at the Fanning Springs Red
Belly Day event and The Wilkinsons at the Green Cove
Springs Youth and Livestock Fair

Luke Thatcher/Kevin Hardy
Kevin Hardy and Luke Thatcher have-been
playing together since high school. They pride
themselves on achieving the highest level of
musicianship on their respective instruments.
Kevin began playing gitai itha geof 15 and with
in a few years he-was di'i fr6io frteline Dion,
Jennifer Lopez, iioig is.Xe. unently .
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Luke Thatcher began percussion in the 8th grade. Through the years he has performed
S with many national and regional ensembles and currently he is working on his Doctorate
of Musical A.from the University of Las Vegas

Ben -:t tage
Born the gindson of a Mississippi sharecropper, Ben :
Prestage has been soaked in Blues tradition and Mississippi
'tiirsince birth. Growing up in the swamps of south central
S Florida, Prestage began to mix Mississippi Country Blues
.jth his own brand of Florida Swamp Blues. This muddy-
waier,-mieets- black- water stew has led him to perform
S- from California to the Carolinas to the Florida Keys, in large
s'. ,efivials, every kind of bar, and sometimes on downtown
;.r; sidewalks. Ben Prestage spent some time as a street performer
Sfi-'hliistoric Beale Street,while-living in Memphis. TN. He
used.to share-a spot in front of the New Daisy Theatre with modern blues legends
Robert Belfour (Fat Possum Records) and Richard Johnston (2001 International Blues
Competition winner). Beiig a streefmusician in the "Blues capital of the South" threw
S.Prestage's music in a new direction. To his show, he added a cigarbox guitar (made by
Memphian and one-man-band John Lowe) which has stereo guitar and bass strings that
can beplayed independently, at the same time. Then Ben added a series of four foot
pedals that pi_ be manipulated by the heels and. toes of both feet to play a drumkit. The
fiMal results Ben playing guitar, bass, and drums while singing his own brand of Blues
which lives bottles empty and dance floors full wherever his music takes him.


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County Road music is high energy. appealing to dancers and listeners alike, perfect for juke
What kind of music does County Road play? That's joints, concert balls and festivals.
:a good question. In a typical set you might hear
everything fom Lester Flatt to Bruce Springstein, Bryce the Rattlesake Daddies
from"Rotckytop" to "A Along the Watchtower. Born.Janariy 9. 1981 in the small town of Trenton. Florida Bryce Carlisle always
band," but in lieu of anything more definitive let's had music nniming through his veins. His earliest memory was leading songs at church
band" but in ieu of anything more defitive lets where Dad preached on Sunday. He begged his Dad for a guitar, and finally got one
callit "popgrass. f. E~ftistmas when he was 13 During his early high school years Bryce excelled in
MikWhatever yu al ie .ker, Rein Leideont eyer-and football, basketball and his favorite sport, baseball. He had the opportunity to play
TMikfe Glanikas, Jamie Walker, Rei Leidelmeyer and baseball on scholarship in college but turned -,
Brian LaPlant, a.k.a. "County Road" when they get .: if down because the music bug had taken
all fired up and cooking. It is definitely worth the trip! him over.
him over.
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Little MikeA&.the Tornadoes anywhere he could. In turn, all kinds of
New York City powerhouse Little Mike & the people began to come and listen to his
Tornadoes have been making a name for themselves in music.
the blues world for the last 11 years. They have played .I late 2005, through a mutual friend.
SBryce met seasoned Nashville session
in nearly every major metropolitan area in the United player Steve Brantley. Steve encouraged
States and Canada, and have toured Europe as well. him to make the move to Nashville with his
Little Mike is asingeri piano player and harp player, who music, and Bryce did. While working with
writes and performs his own oiginasongs influenced by Brantley, he met various other influences in
the many blues greats_ "-'I-ritetraditional blues and basic Nashville but mostly learned the art of crafting songs.
rock & roll, not 'bluesr6ck,'" says Mike. This band's :- During his time in Nashville, Bryce formed a band with some fellow songwriters, a
before too long was picked up by a booking agent. They were immediately sent on an


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SEC college tour.
After learning about the recording industry, Bryce decided
that he would benefit more financially in the music business, by
independently promoting himself and building his own musical
empire. It was then he began treating it as a serious business. He
decided he would go back to his stomping grounds and start
building a solid foundation.
Since making this decision, Bryce has opened various shows
for National Country Recording Artists for 3,000-plus people.
These concerts created an amazing hometown following, as well
as Major Record Label attention, for his entertaining, energetic
shows.
Bryce is currently recording his debut album with Grammy
award winning producer Clifford Brown. With the first single "big
nite in a small town". already being hea% ily requested and played
on country radio stations in the southeast.

Bill Rogers & Friends
Smooth, fresh, memorable, masterful.
These are only a few of the words
expressed by Bill Rogers' audiences. ,
Bill Rogers is an impressionable piano
jazz artist who stands out in today's field '
of instrumental musicians, not only for
his producing ability, but also for his
originality, creativity and the way he
connects ith hi audience to give them a !
live performance they want to hear again
and again. At an early age Bill Rogers /
gained his professional experience as a
signed artist and traveled the USA, Europe and the islands to
perform before live audiences. Bill, not new in the music industry
and knowledgeable in studio producing, recorded his first CD in
2002, entitled "Melodies of Healing". In 2004, Bill released his
second CD entitled "Never Alone", a smooth jazz instrumental
that inspires and relaxes you throughout your day.
Bill's new CD release is entitled "Fresh Winds" on the record
label Way2Be Music International. Once again, Bill Breaks new
musical grounds with the sounds of smooth jazz. Visit Bill at
Way2BeMusicnternational.com.

SAntoinette lnt
Antoinette Huntis a nationally-
reknown patriotic singer and has
performed on numerous stages across
thesoutheast and abroad. She has also
Performed the National Anthem for such
large events as major league baseball
games ind will be kicking off this year's
spectacular fireworks display with
what promises to be her own equally
spectacular patriotic tribute.


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City of Alachua's Tenth Annual July 4th Celebration committee members.


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