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Publication Date: December 31, 2009
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Grapski gets 10 years probation, 150 days in jail


By BRYAN BOUKARI
Today Reporter
GAINESVILLE On Nov. 13. a
jury convicted Charles Grapski of two
third degree felonies of battery on a law
enforcement officer, but the political
activist sought and obtained a partial
reprieve from that Tuesday.
Judge James Nilon agreed to
withhold adjudication of the felony
convictions while imposing other
means of punishment. An adjudication
withheld decision for Grapski means
that the court will not formally convict
him of the charges, but it does not
necessarily negate the jury's conviction.
Grapski was sentenced to five
years probation for each of the two
felonies of which the jury convicted


him. Those probation sentences are to the 45 days on the weekends.
run consecutively, which puts Grapski In addition to the probation and
under greater scrutiny for a total of 10 jail sentence, Grapski will be under
years. community control for a period of 18
The judge also sentenced Grapski months, restricting where he can go
to 150 days in jail, of which, 105 had without prior approval. He'llberequired
previously been served and credited to spend 45 days on an Alachua County
toward the sentence. That leaves work crew as well as write letters of
Grapski with 45 days yet to serve which apology to Alachua Police Department
the judge agreed wouldbegin on June 18 Detective Patrick Barcia and Officer
to allow Grapski to continue teaching, if Chris Latimer. Both Latimer and Barcia
he is currently doing so. were injured following Grapski's 2007
Although the date of incarceration arrest at the police department. Grapski
was delayed, the one-time, political was also ordered to stay away from all
activist will be behind bars for a full city government buildings in Alachua
consecutive 45-day period. That came and complete an anger management
after the judge denied a request by
Stephen Berstein, Grapski's defense GRAPSKI:
attorney, to allow Grapski to complete Codtinued on page A5


BRYAN BOUKARI/Alachua County Today
Charles Grapski was fingerprinted and underwent
a DNA swab after being sentenced to jail time
and years of probation Tuesday for a Nov. 13
conviction of two third degree felonies of battery
on a law enforcement officer.


2009 year in review: Part I
....


City leaders


make New Year's


resolutions


By ALEX AUSTIN
Today Reporter
ALACHUA As a new
year approaches, tradition is
to make a resolution aiming
to better oneself such as
losing weight or getting
better grades in school, or
some other desirable goal.
City leaders throughout
Alachua County' have
made some resolutions of
their own with the aim of
improving their respective
cities.


Alachua
Alachua Mayor Bonnie
Burgess said in an e-mail
that the initiatives she'd like
to tackle in the New Year
are creating opportunities
for affordable homes,
preserving the San Felasco
Conservation Corridor,
finding alternative funding
for the local fire suppression
services.
"I would like to see
RESOLUTIONS:
Continued on page A3


Two area bank


robberies may


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Alachua County Today file photos
Alachua County Today recaps the biggest stories of 2009 month by month, with Part I bringing headlines and
photos from January through April. The stories were chosen from staff suggestions and interest shown online.


By BRYAN BOUKARI
Today Reporter.
Editor note: This edition
comprises Part I of our traditional
year in review, as reported on the
pages of the Alachua County Today
newspaper from January through
April. Parts II and III of this series
will focus on July through December
of2009. As years go, many will likely
be glad to see 2009 come to a close
as the economy weighed heavily on
people, businesses and yes, even
governments throughout the country. ,

January
A Hampton Inn hotel planned for
construction in Alachua was pushing
past the final hurdles as the 2009 year
got started. But those final hurdles
may be much tougher than originally
anticipated. By August, the project
appeared to be slowing when
developers on the project said they
were awaiting site plan finalization.


Archer City Manager Douglas
Drymon was fired in-January. The
move came because, as Mayor Leann
Slaughter said, the commission felt it
was time for change. Drymon was
hired as the Archer City Manager
in the summer of 2005 and was the
fifth official to hold the position since
2001.
One-time Alachua political
activist Charles Grapski stood trial
to face charges of trespassing and
criminal mischief stemming from an
October 2008 late-night incident in
which he allegedly refused to leave
the Gainesville residence of a friend
following a football game. After
less than three hours of opening
statements and testimony in his Jan.
15 trial, Grapski requested that a
misdemeanor disorderly conducted
charge replace the trespassing and'
criminal mischief charges against
him. Assistant State Attorney
Geoffrey Fleck agreed to that request


and Grapski was sentenced to six
months of probation.
With an impending financial
crisis, the City of Hawthorne
disbanded its only recently
established police department. The
department was initially included
in the 2008-09 budget at a cost of
almost $234,000. An advisory panel
studied the financial solvency of the
police department and determined
that there was a budget shortfall for
the agency upwards of $165,000.
Only a week after the Hawthorne
Police Department was disbanded
because of a budget shortfall, the
Hawthorne City Commission voted
4-1 to fire City Manager Chad
Shryock. Shryock had been .city
manager of the small town for almost
four years. Commissioners alleged
that Shryock expended more money
than the city had revenues in fiscal
REVIEW:
Continued on page A6


Phoio speciall to 41achua Counn- Todav
Captured by the bank's video camera, a suspect is
seen Monday during a robbery at the M&S Bank in
Hawthorne. The suspect claimed he had a bomb and
fled with an undisclosed amount of money.


By ALEX AUSTIN
Today Reporter
HAWTHORNE A
robbery at a Hawthorne
bank' Monday came days
after a similar robbery in
Starke, according to an
Alachua County Sheriff's
Office news release.
Only six days apart, both
incidents involved a suspect
using a device claiming it


was bomb. In both cases,
the devices were later found
out to not be bombs.
Detectives from
the Sheriff's Office are
working closely with the
Starke Police Department
to see if the two incidents
are related, but there is no
conclusive evidence so
ROBBERIES:
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Alachua County Today (ISSN Information appearing retail, false name/ID to Tomlin, Toney T,
1534-7567) is published week- in this listing comes LEO, GPD 12/25/1950, Agg, assault,
-ly by Alachua Today, Inc. from the Alachua County Gordon, Rolanda simple battery, GPD
FL 32615. Ain material herein Sheriff's Office daily jail Yvonne,, Fugitive (LA) FTA U n d e r wood ,
is the property of Alachua log as provided to Alachua attempt felony theft over Stephen, 10/3/1977,
County Today. Reproduction County Today. atm O
In whole or in part is forbidden All individuals are %00.00, ASO Inhouse uttering a forged
without the written permission presumed innocent until Hawkins, Ivey, inst, forge/ctfeit bank bill,
of the publisher. Periodicals i
Postage Paid at Alachua, FL proven guilty. Individuals 6/27/1977, VOP, battery on GPD
32616. listed on this page may be person 65 years or older, Warren, Debra
1000Niiiii.N cited and released or placed VOP burg occ convey, COP Denise, 5/4/1960, FTA
HOW TO REACH US under custodial arrest. deal in stolen property, Arraignment, trespassing,
Phone: (386) 462-3355 Information provided ASO ASO
Fax: (386)462-4569 is believed to be accurate, M e W, Br
Email: editor@alachuatoday. however not guaranteed. Jackson, Maurice Wilkerson, Brian,
com Most abbreviations have .L'. 2/26/1958, FTA Poss 12/5/1984, DUI, GPD
Mall: P.O. Box 2135, Alach- been left as provided to drug para, possess drug Williams, Gregory
ua, FL 32616 maintain the accuracy of the para resist w/o viol, give K., 10/14/1958, Trespass
Office: 14804 Main Street,
Suite 200 log. false name, ASO/GPD after warning, GPD
Open Monday through Friday Kirby, Jessica G., Williams, Herbert,
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Last name, First name, 9/22/1981, Poss cont sub, 3/19/1969, Simple battery
DOOB, Charges, Agency trespass, GPD (domestic), GPD
NEWSRO M B : D m r Lassiter, Mary, Wyatt, Demarcius
Managing ditodr@aacato- Allen, Amanda, 4/1/1972, FTA-DWLSR, ASO A., 11/24/1988, FTA
day.com 8/31/1978 ROR revoked, Lee, Laura marijuana posses not more
*Reporters: Patricia Hoyos, ROR revoked, ASElizabeth, 2/25/1980, than 20grams, MVOPresist
Alex Austin, Tracey McMa- LRrevoke, AS Leave scene of crash with officer w/o violence, LARC
nus, Jimmy Clarity Bethea, LaCondrea property damage, GPD theft is more than 300 less
S_ ., 4/3/1981, FTA -
SS.arr n 4/3/1981, FTA u Lock, David, than 500 dols, stolen prop
GRAPHICS funds check, ASO 10/23/1984, Poss cocaine, deal in, MVOP narcotic
Graphics Maager Gal Lu- Bryant, Romance, ASOequip possess and/or se,
parello, gail@alachuatoday. 1/11979, FTA- VOP, FTA Mc G u n ness



ing: Ben Boukari, (386) failure to obey, ASO Ousley, Benjamin, Brubsib, Donald,
462-3355 or email.to ben@ Clark, Johnnie 10/19/1988, Inhouse VOP 8/21/1988, Sexual abuse
alachuatoday.cbm flee/elude, ASO out of county wrt, ASO
sClassified/Legal: Leila Bou- 6/25/1962, VOP Cocaine/ fee/elude, ASO out of county wrt, ASO
kari, accounting@alachua- sell sched II, ASO Petion, Colin, Crawford, Leavndra,
today.com ul er Richard 1/10/1957, Hold St. Lucie 8/23/1985, VOP damage
Legal Display: Gail Luparel- Cty GPD prop crime misch 1000 dolls
comp. violation, ASO Poppell, Mary Ethel, or more, VOP agg assit w/
SUBSCRIPTIONS Etchenique, Erik, 9/10/1982, Tamper w/ deadly weapon, battery,
In-county, $25/$40 for two 1/13/1990, Marijuana fabricate physical evidence ASO
yea poss LT 20 narcoticequip possession of a controlled Cruz, Ordonez Jose
Out-of-county, $35/$60 for possess ASO substance (x2), possession/ de la Paz, 1/24/1959,
two years use of drug paraphernalia, Battery, ASO
Out-of-state, $40/$70 for two Foreman, Jerome, introduction into a county Fina, Maria Louise
yearsrintroductiopninto a county Fin, Maria Louise,
years ,12/29/1989, VOP hit &, jaI .AS
run, leave scene of crash, ja D 2/7/1968, DUI, ASO
POSTMASTER: no valid DL, RWOV, ASO Reeves, Sheila, Fletcher, Chorylon
Send changes of address to: 12/18/1966, Petit theft 4/10/1972, Poss of a
Alachua County Today, P.O. Glasco, Shaniqua, Suwannee Co., ASO control sub, DWLSR, GPD
Box 2135, Alachua, FL 32616. 5/15/1990, Petit/theft
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TOR: Letters may be mailed, .
faxed or emailed. Letters may ALACHUA A Christmas Eve fire The family was not at home, and
be edited to fit available destroyed a dare care facility, which also served was inside when the fire was reported.
space. Please include your
name, address, and day and as a home, in Alachua. Neighbors detected the Alachua County Fire Rescue arriv
evening phone numbers for blazing flames through the roof ofthe Baby Love scene at 3:58 a.m., along with the LaCr
verification. Letters MUST be Day Care facility and called the fire department, Department and High Springs Fire Deo
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Gay, Shakenia,
1/2/1978, Municipal ord.
violation (FTA), aggravated
assault, possess/use drug
paraphernia, GPD
Gordon, Gloria,
1/12/1966, Cocaine-
possess, possess cocaine,
narcotic equip-posses
andor use, ASO
Holt, Jo Ann,
6/21/1954, Simple battery
(domestic), GPD
Knight, Alfred Lee,
10/30/1968, Trespass, GPD
Marshall, Terence,
7/27/1967, Trespass, GPD
Mayberry, Brad,
8/31/1955, Abuse of
elderly, ASO
Ross, Kenn Wayne,'
3/19/1958, Simple battery
(domestic), GPD
Russell, Aaron,
6/16/1966, FTA Mo, ASO
Sims, Henry Lee,
2/17/1986, LARC 300
under 5000 forged bank
bill note, ASO
Thomas, Arthur,
10/3/1962, FTA municipal
ordinance violation, ASO
Wilson, Janeelita,
7/1/1958, Municipal ord
violation (FTA), ASO

Booking: December
26, 2009,,
Black, Jeremy
Wynne, 1/14/1980, DUI,
refuse to sign, refuse to
submit to DUI test; ASO
Dye, Jamae Ashley,
8/28/1990, FTA DUI, ASO
Gibbons, .Relonzo
Deely, 3/10/1990, FTA ,-
Rule to show, ASO
Gunn, Lamicka,
5/7/1987, Agg Battery, GPD


Johnson; Robert
Lee, 12/31/1969, Fugitive
from justice, ASO
Jones, Vibe J.,, Agg
battery 'person, use of
deadly weapon, ASO
Loncaster, Donald,
8/15/1950, Battery, touch
or strike, ASO
Naglee, Neil Burke,
9/9/1988, Battery/Dom,
ASO
Nelson, Woody
Bernard,, FTA marijuana
less than 20 g, ASO
Patilla, Velez,
12/29/1964, Narcotic
equip possess,
Payne, Jamille,
5/5/1983, Battery, GPD
SPiel, Jean Ann,
11/14/1969, Insufficient
funds check, ASO
Sifuentes, Luis
Angel, 8/25/1970, FTA -
touch strike, cause hom
police, ASO
Silcox, Donnie D.,
3/24/1963, Trespass, GPD
Taylor, Eldric L.,
9/30/1990, Battery, touch
or strike, GPD
Williams, Anthony,
2/26/1981, DWLS/R, flee
LEO, HSPD
Wood, Joshua J.,
10/31/1987, Out of county,
ASO

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ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY COMMUNITY CORNER THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2009 AJ


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Meetings & Events in the Heartlands


mArcher Meets the 2nd and
4th Monday of each month at
7 p.m. at City Hall, 16870 SW
134 Ave.
*Alachua (City) Meets the
2nd and 4th Monday of each
month at 6:30 p.m. at City
Hall.
*Alachua County Meets the
2nd and 4th Tuesdayof each
month at 9 a.m. at the County
Administration Building,
12 SE 1st Street, Room
209, Gainesville. :Citizen
comments are taken at 9:30
a.m. and 5:30 p.m. -
SGainesville' -" Meets the
1st and 3rd Thursday of
each month at 1 p.m. at City
Commission Chamber, 200
East University Avenue.


*Hawthome Meets the 1st
and 3rd Tuesdays of each
month at 6:30 p.m. at City
Hall. ,:
.*High Springs Meets the
2nd and 4th Thursday of each
month at 6:30 p.m. in City
Hall.
.LaCrosse Meets the 2nd
Monday of each month at 7:30
p.m. at Town Hall..
oMicanopy Meets the 2nd
Tuesday of. each month at
7:30 p.m. at Town Hall.
1Newberry Meets the 2nd
and 4th Monday of each
month at 7 p.m. at City Hall
aWaldo Meets the 2nd
Tuesday of each month at 7
p.m. at-Yerkes Center.


* High Springs Adult
Softball Association will
be holding a public meeting
on Tuesday, Jan. 5 at 6:30
p.m. at the Civic Center,
High Springs.
* The Alachua County
Crisis Center-is seeking
volunteers to become Crisis
Line Counselors. Sixty
hours of in-depth training
are provided. This is an
opportunity to impact the
lives of fellow community
members and to gain life-
enhancing communication
skills. The next training
class begins Saturday, Jan.
16, 2010. Please contact
Ali Martinez at 352-
264-6782 or visit http://


crisiscentervolunteer.
alachuacounty.us for more
information.
* Beyond the Box
Ministry is holding
their annual "Love
Conquers All" social and
a competition for the title
of Mr. and Miss "Love
Conquers All.. The social
will be held Feb. 12 at the
High Springs Civic Center.
Become a contestant .and
begin collecting donations
toward the ministry. There
is a $25 minimum donation
to enter the contest. Ages
5 and up may enter.
Winners will be selected
by the highest amount
of donations collected.


Deadline for donations is
Feb. 5. Contact Elder Letha
Miller for more information
at 386-462-7583.
* Join Bethesda
Outreach Ministries as
they praise the New Year
in. You and your family are
invited to come out and be
blessed as God allows us to
cross over into a new year.
For transportation, contact
Elder Nyron Jenkins at
352-339-4466. See you at
the pool, Dec. 31 from 10
p.m. until at Quality Inn,
15960 NW US Highway
441, Alachua. Elders
Nyron and Lashandra
Jenkins Pastors.


* Alachua County
Beekeepers Club is
accepting'new members.
Anyone interested in
learning about bees
from Alachua and the
surrounding counties is
welcome to join. Meetings
are held the third Thursday
of each month at Dadant
& Sons, 17074 NW 188
Street, High Springs.
For more information,
contact Wayne "Chappie"
McChesney, Club
President 386-462-
2637 or chappiesbees@
windstream.net.


Obituary
Marie S. Jernigan mother and'grandmother. conducted on Thursday, December
Marie S. Jernigan of Gainesville, She was preceded in death by 31, 2009 at 1 p.m. in the Antioch
Fla., passed away on Monday, her husband, Dell T. Jernigan, and a Cemetery in LaCrosse, Fla. Milam
December 28, 2009 in Gainesville. grandson, Dell T. Jernigan III. Funeral and Cremation Services,
She was 93. Survivors include her two sons, Gainesville.
She was born in Alachua County Dell T. (Beth) Jernigan and John Obituaries: The obituaries in this section
on October 28, 1916 to John J. and Jemigan; her grandson, Jeff Jernigan; are considered news and are published
Ida Cox Shaw. She was a loving nieces, Carol Parker and Ida Louise free of charge by Alachua County Today.
homemaker, wife, and devoted Digby; and a nephew, John Holly. Obituaries may be edited for style, space
Graveside services will be and policy.
RESOLUTIONS:eader resolu t week
Continuedfrom pageAl More city leader resolutions next week


Alachua continue to be a self-
sustaining, environmentally friendly
community where you can live, work
and play," Burgess said.
Some of her other initiatives are
finalizing a home for the Alachua
Chamber of Congress, eliminate the
declining level of service on U.S.
441, and evaluate alternative energy
source options.
Newberry
-Newberry Mayor Harry Nichols
said his priority is continuing to build
the town's recreation amenities.
"We want people to come to
Newberry for the open spaces and
recreation," Nichols said.
With the Easton Sports Complex


and Archery Center up and running
since October, Nichols said the
next goal is to continue work on
Cooperstown Dreams Park, a 16-field
baseball complex.
Nichols said the city's recreation
opportunities offer activities for
citizens of all ages to participate.
. "I don't think you can find
anything better than participating
with family," Nichols said.
Waldo
Waldo City Manager Kim Worley
listed three goals for the upcoming
year. She wants to improve the image
of the city, put in motion the plan to
improve the city's sewage capacity
and obtain grants for a downtown


building the city recently purchased.
She said Waldo is a tight
community, and she'd like to see it get
even closer. Overall, she is optimistic
about the future of the city.
"We're going in the right
direction," Worley said.
As with allNewYear's resolutions,
optimism abounds. The challenge will
be to keep striving toward the goals as
the year wears on.
Check next week's paper fori
New Year's resolutions for Archer,
Hawthorne, High Springs, and
LaCrosse.
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ROBBERIES:
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Witnesses say

suspect looked

like Samuel L

Jackson
far, said Art Forgey, public
information officer for the
Sheriff's Office.
The Hawthorne
robbery took place at the
M&S Bank, 6875 S.E. 221st
Street, just before noon.
The device left behind by
the suspect was originally
thought to be an improvised
explosive device. The
Sheriff's Office bomb
squad later found that the
small black bag left behind
by the suspect was not a
bomb. No one was injured
in the incident.
The suspect fled on
foot with an undetermined
amount of cash.
Witnesses described
the suspect's appearance
as being "similar to actor
Samuel L. Jackson." He
was described as a black
male, about 5 feet 8 inches
tall, possibly in his thirties,
and wearing a grey coat and
a knit stocking cap. He also
wore a latex glove on his
right hand and had either
dreadlock-style hair or was
wearing a wig.
The Sheriff's Office
urges anyone with
information on the incident
to call 352-955-1818 for the
Sheriff's Office or 352-367-
4177 for Detective Sheryl
Strickland. Callers may also
remain anonymous and be
eligible to receive a reward
up to $1,000 by calling
Crime Stoppers at 352-372-
7867.

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NOTICE OF PROPOSED

ENACTMENT OF

ORDINANCE BY

CITY COMMISSION

ARCHER, FLORIDA
Notice is hereby given that the proposed ordinance
whose title hereafter appears, will be considered for
adoption on the 11th day of January, 2010, at the Regular
City Commission meeting starting at 7:00 p.m., or as
soon after as may be heard, in the City Commission
Chambers 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. 01-2010
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ARCHER,
FLORIDA, ADOPTING AN URBAN SERVICES
REPORT PURSUANT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF
THE ALACHUA COUNTY BOUNDARY ADJUSTMENT
ACT (CHAPTER 90-496, LAWS OF FLORIDA)
RELATING TO THE ANNEXATIONS TO THE
COUNTRIES OF THE CITY OF ARCHER, FLORIDA,
WHICH ARE REASONABLY COMPACT AND
CONTIGUOUS TO THE CITY LIMITS; PROVIDING
SEREABILITY; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN
CONFLICT; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.





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All interested persons are invited to attend and be heard.
Written comments may be filed with the City Managers
Office for consideration. In addition to any other comments,
interested persons are invited to submit comments on
whether the proposal will have a significant impact on the
cost of housing.
All persons are advised that, if they decide to appeal any
decision made at this public hearing or meeting, they will
need a record of the proceedings and, for such purpose,
they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the
proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony
and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

( References Section 286.015, Florida Statutes)
(Published: Alachua County Today December 31, 2009)


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READER This week's poll: Will you Last week's poll: How far would you 50-100.......... 25
be making a New Year's travel to see snow? 50-100 miles; 101- 101-500.......... 37
OPINION resolution? 500 miles; Wouldn't travel to see snow Wouldn't travel... 38
VOTES 42


New Year's a time for resolve


Break out the hats, the noisemakers difficult.
and the confetti. Hello...
Happy New Year almost. We have worked long and hard to
Isn't it delightful that once a year ingrain these habits in our psyche and
every year we have the opportunity into our daily lives. And now we are
to start off with a clean slate, so to not only going to slam on the brakes,
speak? but make a 180-degree turn?
Our bad habits and annoying But what if those of
mannerisms that drive us, as well as us making an array of
others, to the brink of madness are annual resolutions opted
subject to be dealt with decisively and instead to make just one
completely, resolution instead of an
Because...on January 1, we have entire list of wrongs to
a choice to make changes in our li\ es be righted on the road .
-or not.. .:;to':bheqoming new and
Some call it New Year's improved individuals?
resolutions; others call it a formula By breaking down -
for failure. a long and intimidating
Not surprising, the most common list of resolutions over
New Year's resolution is to lose a period of time, the
weight. After six weeks of fattening entire lot seems more
the calf, it's time for cold turkey. And manageable. Let's
not the eatable kind either, jettison the involved Ellen Bo
We all vow each year' to try and wearisome effort
harder to do the things we know of solving a host of
we should, such as getting in better resolutions instantly.
shape physically, financially and Wouldn't it be more prudent to
emotionally. According to Uncle Sam, take baby steps, one at a time?
the top 10 New Year's resolutions in That's right only one resolution
order of popularity are: Lose weight; this year.
pay off debt; save money; get a better And if that works out, maybe
job; get fit; eat right; get a better another one next year.
education; drink less alcohol; quit If the choice is between changing
smoking now; reduce stress overall; a multitude of bad habits or a single
reduce stress on-the-job; take a trip; failing, I opt for the easy way out.
and volunteer to help others.. And in this case, as opposed to most
Sounds good. of the terribly serious life issues, the.
Too good to be true. easier way out may be the one most
And we know all too well that likely to succeed.
most New Year's resolutions aren't One again, my resolution for
going to be kept. We start out with everyone else is to have asafe, healthy
high hopes that are soon to be dashed. and guilt-free New Year. Throw out
Because, as the couch doctors will the whole enchilada of resolutions
tell us, behavior changes can be quite such as losing weight, quitting


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money, finding a better job, becoming
more organized, exercising more,
being more patient, eating better,
drinking less.
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the rest. \
This year I'll work on
getting fit.
The same resolution as
last year ... and the year
before.
Some resolutions take
'longer than others. '"' "
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Christmas clearance sales
mania.
And the year after that
I'll start eating healthier.
And the following year,
kari well how about spending
less money?
So this year I'm going
to continue working on getting fit.
And one of the best methods to get
fit, as any fitness guru will tell you,
is to exercise. And once again, I'm
going to exercise my prerogatives
right down and into the after Christmas
madness, have a cinnamon coated
pretzel and spend the last dollar I have
left.
Relief is at hand. My 2010 New
Year's resolution is set and I'm good
to go.
Best wishes to all for a healthy and
happy New Year.
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Alachua Christmas Parade
I want to thank my committee for all
their time and hard work and made this
year's Christmas Parade a success even if
the weather didn't cooperate. We had 65
entries scheduled and about 40 actually
participated. I want to thank Clo\ is Watson.
Jr for being our Grand Marshal.
We awarded prizes to six entries. The
prizes were divided between non-profit and
commercial floats. The winners were:

Non-profit:
Ist Place- City of Alachua- They
pledged to use their winrungs to buy
presents for the kids.
2nd' Place- Christ Central Alachua
Ministry
3rd Place- Tacachale

Commercial:
1st Place- Sandvik
2nd Place- 02BKids
3rd Place- Alachua County Today

I want to express mi special thanks
to all those who braced the weather to
participate and to enjoy the Parade.
Hugh Calderwood. Chairman
Alachua, Fla.


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Grapski accepts plea deal on


outstanding cas
program.
On Grapski's behalf,
three colleagues and
friends spoke to the court
about his value to society
and how not withholding
adjudication would almost
certainly prevent Grapski
from ever returning to a
doctoral program and or
being employed. As a
counter to those sentiments,
Alachua Commissioner
Jean Calderwood recounted
incidences involving
Grapski and. explained
that. the political activist
had repeatedly engaged
in threatening and
intimidating behavior.
"The courts and society
have given Mr. Grapski
every opportunity to
participate.
"He should be treated
no worse, but also no better
than another criminal is
treated," said Calderwood.
Nilon referred back to
Calderwood's statements
saying that Grapski should
have known that his
turning to violence after
being arrested was not
appropriate.
"You, of all people,
should have known your
ability to access the courts
was in your favor. But you
didn't want to seek access
through the courts that day.
"You are a smart and
gifted intellectual person.
"What I've seen is you
try to use that intellect to
bully people.
"You don't know where
your individual liberties
stop," Nilon said.
The judge even went so
far as to say that perhaps the
court shouldn't withhold
adjudication, because that
would have a "lasting and
severe consequence" on
Grapski.
"But I am reminded
by.: Ms. Calderwood's
statements, that I shouldn't
treat you any better or any
worse than anyone else


Hitchcock's Challenge Basketball


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appearing here," said Nilon.
Grapski did make a
statement at the urging
of the' judge. In that
statement, Grapski verbally
apologized to anyone hurt
in the course of his arrest.
"If anything happened
to harm or hurt anyone, it
was not my intent.
"Perhaps at times I am
too insistent...I believe in
our system and I want it to
work," Grapski said.
In the minutes following
the closing of the case
related to Grapski's 2007
arrest at the Alachua Police
Department, he reached a
plea deal on a second case
in which he was charged
with yet another battery on
a law enforcement officer,
this time at the Alachua
County jail.
In that case, Grapski
allegedly refused to
comply with orders from
correctional officers at
the Alachua County jail
and reportedly caused one
female officer to suffer
injuries to her elbow.
Grapski did not dispute the
facts of the case, and plead
no contest Tuesday.
For the second case,
Judge Nilon once again.
ordered that Grapski serve
five years of probation, 150
days in jail and 18 months
of community control, all
to run concurrently with the
sentencing in the first case.
The result is that Grapski
won't -serve any additional
time than in the first case.
The judge also ordered
that adjudication in that
case be withheld also and
that Grapski write a letter
of apology to that injured
officer.
For additional
details and background.
information about these
cases, visit AlachuaToday.
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L-R: Representing tournament corporate sponsor,
the Alachua Lions Club, club member Gunter Hirsch
and club president Christine Hirsch present an All
Tournament Team trophy to Santa Fe's C.J. Wakeley.
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L-R: Wayne Joselyn of Hitchcock's Market presents
an All Tournament Team trophy to Santa.Fe's Ashton
Lee.


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Class 3-A Santa Fe Raiders took home second place in the Hitchcock's Challenge basketball tournament held
Dec. 21 23 at Raider gym after being edged out in overtime by Class 6-A Orlando Boone 56 52. Other teams
competing included Newberry, Hawthorne, Lake Weir, Kissimmee Gateway, Daytona Seabreeze and Belleview.


PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF ENACTMENT

OF AN ORDINANCE

OF THE CITY OF

ALACHUA, FLORIDA

The City of Alachua City Commission will hold a public
hearing on a proposed ordinance on January 11, 2010 at
6:30 p.m. The hearing will be held in the James A. Lewis
Commission Chambers in City Hall, located at 15100 NW
142nd Terrace, Alachua, Florida.

The ordinance title is as follows:

ORDINANCE 10-09

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ALACHUA,
FLORIDA, RELATING TO THE AMENDMENT OF
THE OFFICIAL ZONINGATLAS; AMENDING THE
OFFICIAL ZONING ATLAS FROM AGRICULTURE
(A) TO RESIDENTIAL SINGLE FAMILY- 4 (RSF-4) ON
APPROXIMATELY 284 ACRES; LOCATED ON THE
NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE INTERSECTION
OF NW COUNTY ROAD 2054 (PEGGY ROAD) AND
NW COUNTY ROAD 235-A (NW 173RD STREET);
ALACHUA, FLORIDA. TAX PARCEL NUMBER
03894-000-000; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN
CONFLICT; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY; AND
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 4:30 p.m. the Friday prior
to the City Commission meeting. Written comments on the
proposed ordinance may be sent to the following address:
City of Alachua, Planning and Community Development,
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 December 31, 2009)


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With the game knotted at 44, Santa Fe High School
basketball coach Elliott Harris calls in a defensive play.

PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF MEETING

BEFORE THE PLANNING

AND ZONING BOARD

OF THE CITY OF

ALACHUA, FLORIDA

Notice is hereby given that the Planning and Zoning Board of
the City of Alachua will hold a public hearing on a proposed
Site Plan on January 12, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. The hearing will
be held in the James A. Lewis Commission Chambers in City
Hall, located at 15100 NW 142nd Terrace, Alachua, Florida,
to consider a request by Brown & Cullen Inc., agent for Land
O' Sun Management Corporation, owner,.for consideration of
a Site Plan for the expansion of fuel stations in association
with existing gasoline sales at the Fast Track Convenience
Store. The proposed expansion would result in the increase
in fueling stations from two (2) stations to four (4), as well as
the replacement and expansion of the existing canopy from 20
feet by 21 feet to 24 feet by 48 feet. The 0.50 acre subject
property for the proposed development is located at 11921 NW
US Highway 441, Alachua, Florida, north of the Turkey Creek
Development of Regional Impact (DRI). FLUM Designation:
Commercial; Zoning: Commercial Intensive (CI); Tax Parcel
No. 05886-000-000.











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At the Planning and Zoning Board public hearing all interested
parties may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed
Site Plan. Copies of the proposed Site Plan, Staff Report, and
related materials are available for public inspection at the
Planning and Community Development Department, 15100
NW 142nd Terrace, on any regular business day between the
hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. the Friday before the scheduled
meeting. Written comments on the proposed Site Plan may
be sent to the following address: City of Alachua, Planning
and Community Development, P.O. Box 9, Alachua FL
32616. Notice is given pursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida
Statutes, that in order to appeal any decision made at these
public hearings, you will need to ensure that a verbatim record
is made. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities
Act, any persons with a disability requiring reasonable
accommodation in order to participate in this meeting should
call the City Clerk at (386) 4'8-6100 x 101 at least 48 hours
prior to the public hearing.
(Published: Alachua County Today December 31, 2009)


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L-R: Coach Elliott Harris goes over a play in the last
minutes of the game with Frank Snead, Swandrick
Miller, C.J. Wakeley, Cory Key and Aaron Herring.

PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF MEETING

BEFORE THE CITY

COMMISSION

OF THE CITY OF

ALACHUA, FLORIDA

Notice is hereby given that the City Commission of the City
of Alachua will hold a public hearing on a proposed Major
Subdivision Preliminary Plat on January 11, 2010 at 6:30 p.m.
The hearing will be held in the James A. Lewis Commission
Chambers in City Hall, located at 15100 NW 142nd Terrace,
Alachua, Florida, to consider a request by Eng, Denman &
Associates, Inc., agent for University of Florida Foundation,
Inc., and Santa Fe College Foundation, Inci, owners, for
consideration ofa Major Subdivision Preliminary Plat ofa 2 lot
subdivision, known as Progress Technology Park. The -30.45
acre subject property for the proposed subdivision is located
at 14180 NW 119th Terrace, Alachua, Florida, north of the
intersection of US Hwy 441 and Progress Boulevard. FLUM:
Industrial; Zoning: Light & Warehouse Industrial (ILW) and
Industrial General (IG); Tax Parcel Nos. 03230-000-000;
03191-000-000; 03191-002-000; and 03956-001-000.
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At the Planning and Zoning Board public hearing all interested
parties may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed
Preliminary Plat. Copies of the proposed Preliminary Plat,
Staff Report, and related materials are available for public
inspection at the Planning and Community Development
Department, 15100 NW 142nd Terrace, on any regular
business day between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. the
Friday before the scheduled meeting. Written comments on
the proposed Preliminary Plat may be sent to the following
address: City of Alachua, Planning and Community
Development, P.O. Box 9, Alachua FL 32616. Notice is
given pursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, that in
order to appeal any decision made at these public hearings,
you will need to ensure that a verbatim record is made. In
accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, any
persons with a disability requiring reasonable accommodation
in order to participate in this meeting should call the City
Clerk at (386) 418-6100 x 101 at least 48 hours prior to the
public hearing.
(Published: Alachua County Today December 31, 2009)










A6 ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY LOCAL NEWS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2009


Cot pageAl Local governments searched for ways to save money as the economy worsened


year 2007-08 and that he led the city into taking on a fire
and police department which it could not afford.
An Alachua development at NW 43rd Street and U.S.
Highway 441 seemed to shaping up as a Target store
site. Commissioners gave approval for a large scale
comprehensive plan amendment affecting over 100 acres
at the intersection. Development plans called for 1.1
million square feet of retail space and 174 residential units.

February
Only days after Hawthorne commissioners fired their.
city manager, they turned to Alachua City Manager Clovis
Watson Jr. to help fill the void. Watson agreed to act as a
volunteer consultant to help Hawthorne search for a new
city manager and get the town on an even footing in the
interim.
It was confirmed that for the first time since 1967, James
A. Lewis would not be seeking re-election to the City of
Alachua Commission. The 82-year-old commissioner
was the longest serving elected official in Florida. Just
weeks prior to the confirmation that Lewis would not run,
longtime Alachua Planning and Zoning Board member
Gary Hardacre announced his intentions to run for a seat
on the Alachua City Commission.
Some 7,000 or more telephone customers in the
Alachua, High Springs, Hague and Lacrosse area were
without service for several hours after a fiber optic cable
behind High Springs City Hall was cut Feb: 11. The loss
of telephone communication was especially concerning
since 911 emergency calls were not being properly
routed as a result of the cut. Redundancy in the lines was
reportedly compromised because they were all run in the
same vicinity and all damaged.
Taco Bell in Alachua announced its plans to rebuild
at a nearby recently closed Sonic fast foot location. Taco
Bell had been inside of the popular Bob's Citgo at the
comer of U.S. Highway 441 and Interstate 75.
High Springs voted to drop out of the Municipality Fire
Authority (MFA) after nearly a year and a half of efforts
from seven cities which formed the coalition to negotiate
fire contracts with Alachua County. High Springs'
departure from the organization was the first of several
other towns which left the MFA it after it reached an
impasse on equitable contract terms with county officials.
Santa Fe High School dean and coach Loretta Shane


on her to stand in as the Interim City Manager. Rice
Chapman, who is also an attorney, began uncovering
numerous instances of alleged mismanagement and theft
from the city.
Alachua City Manager Clovis Watson Jr, announced
in March that he planned to retire by November 1, 2010.
Watson left the exact date open and dependent upon several
factors, but promised to provide a clean transition to the
city's new administration. Watson had been employed
with the city for almost 30 years, first as a patrol officer,
later as. Assistant Police Chief and eventually the City
Manager.
Facing accusations of violating election laws, Charles
Grapski was socked with $4,000 in fines by a judge
after the Florida Ethics Commission found him guilty
of the charges. Among Grapski's offenses was failure
to file certain financial disclosure statements for both
a Florida State House seat he sought and an Alachua
City Commission Seat for which he made a run, both
unsuccessfully.


was honored Feb. 27 when the school dedicated the softball April .
field in her name. Shane had been part of the school's A possible shooting in High Springs was averted on
girls' sports program for over 32 years including coaching April 5 when 19-year-old Fred Perdue Jr. was confronted
softball teams to 536 victories and volleyball to 314 wins. by High Springs Police Department (HSPD) Sgt. Martha
Hines who was responding to a call about Perdue's
March suspicious behavior at a residence there. The confrontation
Santa Fe High School graduate and longtime Florida landed Hines in the hospital after, she suffered bruises
Division of Emergency Management Director Craig and contusions as a result of the scuffle. The 19-year-
Fugate was appointed by President Barrack Obama to head old got away from Hines, but was later cornered at the
up the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). First Baptist Church of High Springs by HSPD officers,
Fugate, 49, graduated from Santa Fe High School in 1977 Alachua County Sheriff Office (ACSO) deputies and
and worked his way through such ranks as volunteer Alachua Police Department (APD) officers. Perdue
firefighter, paramedic and lieutenant before being tapped was arrested and charged with attempted home invasion
for the Florida's top. emergency manager in 2001. In a robbery, battery of a law enforcement officer, depriving a
press release appointing Fugate.to. lead FELMA, Obama law enforcement officer of radio communications,burglary
said. "From his experience as a ..rrst resrponder to his of an occupied conveyance, batter, attempted robbery
strong leadership as Florida's Emergency Manager, Craig : by sudden snatching, possession of a stolenvehicle and,
has what it takes to help us improve our preparedness, possession of a concealed handcuff key. Perdue later said
response/and recovery effort, and I can think of no one he planned to break into the home, shoot the resident and
better to lead FEMA" steal the keys to a car at the home.
Outrage might be the best adjective to describe what Archer Interim City Manager Hugh Williams was the
Newberry electric utility customers felt when they learned second in that town to get a pink slip from the commission.
of a bad deal which sent their electric rates skyrocketing to Williams was escorted out of City Hall after refusing to
nearly $1,000 in some cases. It turned out that the Florida repeal the suspension of a city employee. Commissioners
Municipal Power Association (FMPA), from which the voted 4-1 to oust the interim who had also served in the
City of Newberry purchases its power, negotiated long same role years before for Archer. The only commissioner
term fuel rates in 2008 hoping to stave off increases. But voting against the firing Mayor Leann Slaughter.
fuel prices fell subsequent to those negotiations and the Alachua Commissioner Orien Hills was re-elected
association was locked into the higher negotiated rates, to his seat in a 426-238 victory over opponent Michael
The result The 15 municipalities relying onthe FMPA Canney. Meanwhile, longtime Alachua Planning and
for their electricity were in a pinch and slammed with the
higher utility costs. CITY OF ALACHUA
Not long after Linda Rice Chapman joined a Hawthorne
City Manager search committee, the commission called .


Ask Your Dentist
by Douglas M. Adel, D.D.S.

General tooth care tips


Q: What are some tips
for brushing and general
tooth care?
A: Well, let's start with
your toothbrush. Replace
your toothbrush every
three months. If you need
to replace the toothbrush
more frequently, you may
be brushing too hard. And
that can be bad for your
gums and the enamel on
your teeth. Your dentist
can show you the right
technique for brushing. You
should brush your teeth
at least twice a day with a
fluoride toothpaste. Ideally,
you should brush every time
after eating. Floss your teeth
at least once a day to remove
the plaque and to reach into


spots 'a toothbrush .can't
reach.
Until they are six years
old, children should be
supervised by and adult
when brushing their teeth.
Children should use only
a pea-sized dollop of
toothpaste to make sure they
don't swallow too much-
fluoiide. Teach children
to spit out while brushing,
and not swallow. Give
a child an appropriately
sized toothbrush. Most
importantly, see your dentist
regularly at least twice a
year and have your teeth
cleaned professionally on a
regular basis, as advised by
your dentist.


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DOWNTOWN

REDEVELOPMENT

TRUST BOARD (DRTB)

NOTICE OF VACANCY
The City of Alachua is accepting applications for one appointment to the DRTB. The
DRTB serves as our Community Redevelopment Agency for the Downtown Redevelopment
District, also known as our Community Redevelopment Area. The District encompasses an
area whose boundaries are shown on the map insert below. The Board meets at least quarterly
at City Hall. Applicants must either reside within the City ofAlachua or engage in a business
within the City of Alachua. The City Commission by Resolution shall make staggered term
appointments.
Downtown Redevelopment District
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Applications may be obtained in person at City Hall, 15100 NW 142nd Terrace, Monday
through Friday, between the hours of 8:00 AM until 4:30 PM. For electronic applications,
visit the City website at www.cityofalachua.com.
Please forward completed applications on or before January 26, 2009 to the Planning and
Community Development Department located at City Hall 15100 NW 142nd Terrace or mail
application to City of Alachua, Attention: Plsaning and Community Development, PO Box
9, Alachua, FL 32616.
(Published: Alachua County Today December 31, 2009, January 7,
January 14, and January 21, 2010)


SAUlauanuu Coumyt juuty Uil pouuja
Zoning Board member Gary Hardacre also picked up a
seat on the commission with 371 votes to Douglas Dean's
181 and Rodger mallard's 110 votes. Voters in Alachua
,also passed seven out of eight charter amendments. The
only amendment to fail was Amendment 2 which would
allow elected officials to have the option, with, approval
from the commission, of seeking employment with the
City ofAlachua in less than a year after vacating their seat.
Under the current charter language, which was retained,
commissioners must wait at least one year after vacating
their elected position before seeking employment with
the City. In the commission meeting after the election,
then Mayor Jean Calderwood made a motion to nominate
Bonnie Burgess and Gib Coerper as the mayor and vice-
mayor respectively.
Having fired two city managers in less than six months,
the City of Archer, like Hawthorne, turned to Alachua
City Manager Clovis Watson Jr. for guidance. Watson
agreed to help that small town, as he had been helping
with Hawthorne, to put together a city manager search
committee. Within a days after the town selected Watson
to help guide the search process, the commission selected
longtime Santa Fe College professor Ward Scott to fill in
for the interim position.
in a long string of miscues in 2009, the City of
Hawthorne decided to. throw in the towel on its fire
department. Following in the path they chose for its
police department, commissioners decided the costs
of operating its own fire department did not outweigh
the benefits. Instead, Interim City Manager Linda Rice
Chapman negotiated a competitive arrangement with
Alachua County to take over the services at a monthly
rate of $4,600 the same amount of money which would
have been generated from property taxpayers had the
commission adopted a municipal services taxing unit. The
commission previously .oed not to adopt that tax which
would ha% e been paid to the.county for the police andfire
protection. ,
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PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF MEETING

BEFORE THE CITY

COMMISSION

OF THE CITY OF

ALACHUA, FLORIDA

The City of Alachua City Commission will hold a
Public hearing on a proposed ordinance on January
11, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. The hearing will be held in
the James A. Lewis Commission Chambers in City
Hall, located at 15100 NW 142nd Terrace, Alachua,
Florida.

The ordinance title is as follows:

ORDINANCE 10 10

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF
ALACHUA, FLORIDA, PERTAINING TO
ELECTIONS; AMENDING ORDINANCE 09
20 AS AMENDED, AMENDING SECTION
9, QUALIFICATION OF CANDIDATES
FOR CITY COMMISSION; AMENDING
SECTION 15, GROUPING OF CANDIDATES;
RUNOFF ELECTIONS; PROVIDING
FOR SEVERABILITY; REPEALING
ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; AND
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 and
related materials are available for public inspection
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 Friday prior to
the City Commission meeting. Written comments
on the-proposed ordinance may be sent to the
following address: City of Alachua, 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 heed 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 -
December 31, 2009)









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A message from the desk of

Sheriff Sadie Darnell

Enjoying New Year's Eve


Happy New Year's Eve
Alachua County! Many of
you will be celebrating the
incoming year tonight with
family and friends at parties
that involve alcoholic
beverages. For adults over
21 please make preparations
for a designated driver who
will remain sober that can
drive you home when the
'6eebration is over.
'Deputies will be extra
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vigilant tonight looking for
drunk drivers and a DUI
charge, even a first offense,
is expensive. This is a good
time to remind everyone
that alcohol is a factor in
more than 40 percent of
all fatal car crashes and
one third of all fatal traffic
crashes involve at least
one driver who has a blood
alcohol over the legal
limit. If you drink, don't


drive.
For those hosting parties.
at home, be reminded that
the State of Florida has an
"Open House Party" statute,
which states that any
person who willfully and
unlawfully sells or furnishes
alcoholic beverages to a
person who is not of legal
drinking age (21) will be
responsible for injuries
or damages caused by the


intoxication of the minor.
Basically, this law says it
is unlawful for any adult to
permit an open house party
where alcohol is available
to underage drinkers. While
teens may be less likely to
drink and drive, they are
unfortunately more likely
to be in a fatal accident.
Do not allow your teens to
attend a party unless it will
be adult supervised.


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Brad
Jernigan
White Male
03/29/1978
5'3", 1551bs
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
VOP Larceny
(2 Counts),
VOP Dealing
in Stolen
Property, VOP
- Felony
Fraud, VOP -
Illegal use of
Credit Card


Micah
Nahum
Hudson
Black Male,
09/20/1982
6'1", 190 Ibs
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
VOP Cocaine
Possession


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Michael
Jerome Davis
Black Male,
5/4/1987
5'11",
140 Ibs
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
VOP Cocaine
Possession,
Operating a
Motor Vehicle
without a Valid
License


Shirley
Goode
Diehl
White
Female,
04/24/1966
5'4", 110 Ibs
Brown Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
VOP DUI 3rd
Offense in 10
Years


Thewodros
Gonite
Black Male,
04/05/77
5'4", 120 Ibs
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Burglary of an
unoccupied
conveyance
unarmed


Terry
Lajuan
Hunt
Black Male.
12/30/1970
5'8", 165 Ibs
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

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


Isaac
Ivory
Peterson Jr.
Black Male,
08/07/87
5'07",
140 Ibs
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes.

Currently
wanted for:
Kidnap,
Intimidating
Victim or
Witness x2,
Battery on Law
Enforcement,
Resist Arrest
with Violence


Mark Joseph
Justice
White Male,
4/25/1988
5'7", 165 Ibs
Brown Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
VOP -
Possession of
Controlled
Substance
without
Prescription
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Tyrone
Detron
Kirksey
Black Male,
02/08/84
5'07",
155 Ibs
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Flee and Elude
Police, Driving
While License
Suspended
2nd Offense


Randy
William
Myers
White Male,,
11/06/83
5'06",
150 Ibs
Brown Hair,
Blue Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Robbery


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Lamar
Bryant
Black Male,
10/11/79
5'07",
180 Ibs
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Aggravated
Battery with a
Deadly
Weapon, Flee
and Elude
Police


uereK
Gene
Stacey.
Black Male,
12/26/85
5'11",
140 Ibs
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Felony
Criminal
Mischief


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 END ANY OF THESE INDIVIDUALS.
IF NFCFSSARY, CALL 911.


earl
Baker
Black Male,
06/30/81
5'8", 165 Ibs
Brown Hair
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Battery,
Criminal
Mischief
(Felony),
Burglary W/
Assault/Battery,
Child Neglect,
Intimidate/
Threaten Victim


KODert
.Tyson
Black Male,
5'11",
3/2/65
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Battery,
Criminal
Mischief


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Henry Smyre
Black Male,
07/19/76
6'0", 170 Ibs
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Burglary of a
Conveyance,
Burglary of a
Dwelling, Theft
of 300 but less
than 5,000 x 2,
Burglary Tools -
Posses with
Intent to Use,
Resisting With
out Violence


Daniel
SLouis
Berrios
Hispanic
Male, 5'10",
7/10/76
Black Hair,
Brown Eyes

Currently
wanted for:
Civil Order of
Arrest


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B2 ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY RELIGION THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2009


The Lord our Righteousness


The message of the prophet
Jeremiah tells the Jews that the Messiah
is coming. (Jeremiah 23:5) They're
supposed to be preparing to receive.
Him, to stop following the teachings
of the false prophets and teachers and
stop their sinful ways. He told them
to prepare for "The Lord our
Righteousness."
Jeremiah had listed all
the sins that the Jews were
committing and the judgments
that God was going to bring '.
down on them because of their 'l-
sinfulness. With all of this ..
doom and gloom, Jeremiah .'
had to have something to tell
the small group of followers
so that they didn't lose hope. THE VEN
This is where God gave LEA
Jeremiah the prophecy of the All Saint
Church,
Messiah. The prophet turned A pari
.his thoughts, and the thoughts Christian
of the few faithful who Ch
followed him, to the future,
away from the darkness that they were
living in, to that happy day when Israel
would dwell safely under the rule of the
Messiah.
The reason for the glorious title, "The
Lord our Righteousness, lies in the fact
that the Lord Jesus makes us righteous
in God's eyes. God always demands


righteousness. In all of the prophecies,
God is asking us to be righteous,
but that's exactly where, repeatedly,
man has failed. That's why the Lord
declared, "There is none righteous, no,
not one. But this is where Christ comes
forward and takes up our cause; it's by
Him that we are counted
righteous before God.
The entire human race
was represented in its first
parents, God held this to be
so, and the consequences
of their actions (death)
have been passed down
to their posterity. So why
would we be amazed that
our loving and gracious
1. JOHN E. God would have a system
SURE, to counter that? Jesus
s Anglican Christ has been set as the
Gainesville.
sh of the Head and Representative
Episcopal ofHis people, just as Adam
urch was representative of all
who descended from him.
Saint Paul declares Christ is the second
Adam.
Jesus also qualifies Himself for
this title by humbling Himself and
taking on our human nature-He bore
our burdens, submitted Himself to our
sorrows, bore the penalty of our sins and
"was in all points tempted like as we


are, yet without sin." If this principle of
representation is just, it is all the more so
if Jesus is that Representative. Because
He is righteous, acceptable and well
pleasing before God, we must be too.
God doesn't look on us, but beholds
Christ "our Shield;" He looks upon "the
face of His Anointed." "Christ has
made us unto righteousness."
When anyone comes to the Lord
Jesus Christ in faith, a new will is given
to them. They are as our Lord says,
"born again." If the will, or the heart,
are Christ's, God counts the person as
righteous, even though the righteousness
may be overcome by temptation once
in awhile, just as David's was. We
must remember that man only sees the
outward appearance, but God sees the
heart. Christ will make us.righteous in
ourselves before God by giving us the
perfect example to follow--His own
life. By sending His Holy Spirit to us,
Christ nourishes us in all goodness and
brings to bear the mightiest motives
to influence the human' heart love,
gratitude, holy fear, blessed hope, and


others. As He does this, day by day, He
strengthens and confirms the good will
which, when we first came to Him, He
gave us as His first gift. By this, He
makes those righteous whom God, for
His sake, now considers righteous.
Even though we may have correct
views of this doctrine or we may believe
that the Lord is the Righteousness of
His people, all of this is short of being
able to say that the Lord is "our".
Righteousness. We can only say this
as we trust Jesus Christ, as we keep in
touch with Him, continually relying on
Him. Faith vitalizes our connection with
Him, making us of one mind with Him.
The grace He holds out to us leads us to
repent, to love, to obey and follow Hint
in our daily walk. Remember, the Lord
demands righteousness which we do not
have in or of ourselves. Jesus Christ, ouri
Saviour, comes to us in our destitution
and offers to be our Righteousness. And
all we have to do is say "yes" to claim.:
all that He offers.
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The Heartland Community Places of Worship


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



Church
Contemporary Praise & Worship
Sunday at 9:30 a.m. & 11 a.m.
16916NWUS Hwy441, High Springs
386-454-1700
www.FellowshipOnline.org


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


HIGH SPRINGS CHURCH
OF CHRIST
520 NE Santa Fe Boulevard
BibleClassesforAllAges 9:30 am.
Worship 10:30 a.m.
Evening Worship 6 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Classes 7 p.m.
highspringscofc@alltel.net
Pastor Cori Lewis (386)454-2930


New Oak Grove Baptist Church
Sunday School 10 a.m.,
Worship 11 am., Evening Service 6 p.m.
Wednesday Fellowship Meal 6 p.m.
Bible Study 7 p.m.
RAs, GAs & Students 7 p.m.
Nursery Provided
Terry Elixson, Jr., Pastor
386462-3390 18100NW262Avenue




f ofLife
Assembly of God
Located at 14200 NW 148th Place
Downtown Alachua
www.riveroflifeassembly.org


iII aints Anglican QC1urtd
Aparish fheodrimeuFpispio adChOwh
Where worship is our central act
Where the apostolic tradition is
upheld
Where we kneel to pray
Where worshipful music
is the standard
Where traditional liturgy
is the norm
S Where the Holy Scriptures
are proclaimed
e Where a prayerful and quiet
atmosphere is provided
Where traditional values are taught
Where we seek to proclaim a risen
Savior in our daily life and work
Come Join Us
Bible Study 9:30 am. Church 10:30 am.
and other special services as announced.
8100 SWArcher Road (Shrine Club)
(352) 317-5757 wwwAllsaintsXnEC.org

W First Presbyterian
SChurch of Alachua
.Rev.VirginiaMcDaniel,Pastor
14623 NW 140 Street
(386) 462-1549
Sunday School 9 am., Worship
Service 10:30 am. Nursery provided.
www.firstpresalachua.org

High Springs Seventh-day Adventists
230 NW Ist Avenue
Bible Study: j, 1 am
Divine Worship
Sat. i 4' s i s,
Mid-Week: Tue 7 pm
Youth: Sat. 9:15. lm..
'Wed.: 6 31,' p m
Pastor: Anthor rai;'.ld
(386)4f4423nil


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


S 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


Bethesda Outreach
Ministries of
Alachua
Reaching
the lost at
ANYcost anid
Sustaining the
Saints behind
the cross.
Services:
Every Sunday at 11 a.m.
Bible Study:
Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
at
Quality Inn of Alachua
15960 NW US Highway 441
Alachua, Florida
Elders Nyron and LaShandra Jenkins

First United Methodist
Church of Alachua
14805 NW 140th Street 462-2443
Pastor Dr. Adam Zele
JeffVan Valey, Youth& Children's Minister
Worship, 10:45 am.
Sunday School 9:45 am.,
www.alachuafirstunitedmethodist.org


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

St. Luke A.M.E. Church
Rev. Jessie L. Steele, Pastor
14950 Martin Luther King Blvd/Hwy 441
Alachua 32616
386.462.2732(church) 386.462.4396 (Fax)
Email: stlukeamechurch@windstream.net
Morning Worship: 11 a.m.;
Church School 9:45 a.m.
Bible Study: 7 p.m. (2nd & 4th Wednesdays)
7Than: PUXSHi-Pray U~l&lSmedagps


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O/lauity. 9A f tlit, (ac.
Elder Cynthia Taylor, Pastor
has moved to a new location
530 N. Main Street, High Springs, FL
(behind Hardees)
Bible Study Wed. 7 p.m
Sunday Pastoral Teaching 9:30 a.m.
Morning Worship 11a.m.'
Church: (386) 454-2367
Cell: (386) 878-9568


PASSAGE
Family Church
"Reaching people wvher the, arec
2020 NE 15 Street
astor eorge and Gainesville
Lady Michele Dix (352) 336-8686
Sunday Services:
8 a.m. "Flying High" Morning Worship
9130 a.m. Sunday School
11 a.m. Morning Glory Worship
& Children's Church
Wednesday Services:
12 noon Noon Day Prayer
7 p.m. Prayer & Bible Study
Youth Services:
7 p.m. Wednesday ,A
7 p.m. Fourth Fridays
www.passageministries.org


Christian 'ife fellowship
Assembly of God
Contemporary WorshipMinist y-AllAges
Sunday: SS 930 a.m/Worship 1030 am.
Wed. 7 p.m./Children/Youth/Adults
19817 W. Newberry Rd. (4 mi. E. of
Newberry, 4 mi. W. ofJonesville)
(352) 472-5433
www.clfbest.org


First Baptist Church of Alachua
IMPAC ING One Block east of Main Street in Alachua
,...-o- a A '(386) 462-1337

Sunday: 9:30 a.m. Bible Study 10:45 a.m. Worship
Wednesday: 6 7:30 p.m. Children's Ministries, Youth Activities
and Choir Rehearsal 6:15-7:15 p.m. Mid-Week Bible Study


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.; Tuesday:
YSB7p.m. Wednesday: Outreach
Fellowship Dinner 6 p.m.; General Prayer
Service 7:30 p.m.
13220NW 150thAvenue,Alachua
PastorWillieJ.McKnight, Sr. 462-2549


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

Miracle Word
of Faith Min. Inc.
3809-AE. University Ave.
Gainesville,FL 32641
Pastors Apostle Elect Dr. Donald L Kelly
& Pastor Dr. Queen Horne-Kelly
The church where everybody is somebody.
Church order of Services Every Sunday
Sunday School 10 a.m.
Morning Service 11 am.
Bible Study & New Beginners Class -
Wednesday Night 7 p.m.
Friday Night Live & Prayer Service -7 p.m.
4th Sundays 11 a.m. Youth Day Service
Outreach Ministries
Jail & Prison Ministries Evangelism Outreach
Food Outreach Clothing for the Needy
Marriage & Singles Counseling
Praise Dance Lessons (Adult/Youth)


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


Service Times
Sunday 10:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m.
C H Wednesday 7:30 p.m.
Youth Service Wed. 7:30 p.m.
Senior Pastors: Edwin & Angela Anderson
386-454-1563
www.impactfamilychurch.com
16710 NW US 441 Between High Springs & Alachua


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NOTICE OF INTENT TO
REGISTER FICTITIOUS
NAME
Pursuant to Section
865.09, Florida Statues,
notice is hereby.given
that the undersigned,
Owner(s), doing business
under the firm name
of: "Booth Image" and
"Blade Banners", located
at 2350B NW 71st Place,
Gainesville, FL in the
County of Alachua, in the
City of Gainesville, Florida
32606, intends to register
the said names with the
Division of Corporations
of the Florida Department
of State, Tallahassee,
Florida. Dated this 31st
day of December, 2009.
(Published: Alachua
County Today -
December 31, 2009)



CITY OF HAWTHORNE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC
HEARING

On Tuesday, January 12th
at 5:30pm at 6700 SE
221st St. Hawthorne, FL,
the Board of Adjustment
will hold a public hearing
regarding an application
by the City of Hawthorne
for a.special exception for
an elevated water tank
and well on a property
(parcel #19991-000-000)
located at 6504 SE 219th
Terrace, Hawthorne, FL,
32640. A copy of the
prqop.sed action may be;
inspected by the public
-at-City Hall on SE 221st
St. The hearing will be
open to the public and
interested parties may


appear at the hearing to
be heard regarding the
proposed action.

(Published: Alachua
County Today -
December 31, 2009)
ADC Self Storage, in
accordance with the
Florida Self Storage
Act, hereby notifies that
the following units are
scheduled for public
auction, or other disposal,
on January 11, 2010 at
10:00 A.M. The Auction,
or other disposal, will be
held at ADC Self Storage,
13701 NW US Hwy 441;
Alachua, Florida 32616

D20 Pamela Biggs
A30 Erica Elizabeth
Mosley
C03 Bruce G Cherry.
B29 Brenda Eddy Waye
B21 Ivory Lamar Barnes
C26 Christopher
Matthew Monnett
C1.3 Max Joseph Haffner
B24 David Larry
Hartsook

(Published: Alachua
County Today -
December 24 and 31,
2009)
IN THE CIRCUIT
COURT FORALACHUA
COUNTY, FLORIDA

PROBATE DIVISION

File Number: 01-2009-
CP-1726

IN RE: ESTATE OF:

DONALD B. SNYDER,

Deceased.

NOTICE TO
CREDITORS

The administration of
the estate of Donald B.
Snyder, deceased, whose


date of death was October
1, 2009, File Number 01-
2009-CP-1726, is pending
in the Circuit Court for
Alachua County, Probate
Division, the address of
which is P.O. Box 600,
Gainesville, Florida
32602. The names and
addresses of the personal
representative and the
personal representative's
attorney are set forth
below.

All creditors of the
decedent and other
persons having claims
or demands against
decedent's estate on
whom a copy of this
notice has' beer served
must file their claims with
this court, WITHIN THE
LATER OF.THREE (3)
MONTHS AFTER THE
TIME OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE OR THIRTY
(30) DAYS AFTER THE
DATE OF SERVICE OFA
COPY OF THIS NOTICE
ON THEM.

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

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

NOTWITHSTANDING
THE TIME PERIODS
SET FORTH ABOVE,
ANY CLAIM. FILED
TWO (2) YEARS OR


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352-377-424


MORE AFTER THE
DECEDENT'S DATE OF
DEATH IS BARRED.

THE DATE OF FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE IS DECEMBER
24, 2009.

Attorney for Personal
Representative:

Kyle E. Petteway
23349 Northwest CR
236, Suite 10
High Springs, Florida
32643
(386) 454-1298
Florida Bar I.D. 0062316

Personal Representative:
Nancy J. Snyder
1928 Windlock Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28270

(Published: Alachua
County Today -
December 24 and 31,
2009)
PUBLIC NOTICE
CITY OF WALDO CITY
COUNCIL MEETING
& WASTEWATER
PROJECT

CITIZENS ARE INVITED
AND ENCOURAGED
TO ATTEND AN
INFORMATIONAL
MEETING REGARDING
THE CITY OF WALDO'S
WASTEWATER
PROJECT. THE
CITY'S ENGINEERING
FIRM, MITTAUER &
ASSOCIATED AND
CITY STAFF WILL BE
PRESENT TO ANSWER
PUBLIC QUESTIONS
AND CONCERNS.

Place:' City of Waldo
Yerkes Center';
--'14245 Cole- .
Street, Waldo, Florida
32694

Time: 7:30pm

Kim Worley
City ManagerlClerk

(Published: Alachua
County Today -
December 31, 2009)


IN THE CIRCUIT
COURT FOR ALACHUA
COUNTY,
FLORIDA

PROBATE DIVISION

File No. 09-CP-1720

Division A

IN RE: ESTATE OF RUBY
M. PHILPOT a/k/a RUBY
LEE MYERS PHILPOT.
a/k/a RUBY MYERS
PHILPOT, Deceased.

NOTICE TO
CREDITORS

The administration
of the estate of Ruby
M. Philpot a/k/a Ruby
Lee Myers Philpot a/k/a
Ruby Myers Philpot,
deceased, whose date
of death was July 15,
2009, is pending in the
Circuit Court for Alachua
County, Florida, Probate
Division, the address of
which is Post Office Box
600, Gainesville, Florida
32602. The names and
addresses of the personal
representative and the
personal representative's
attorney are set forth
below.
All creditors of the
decedent and other
persons having claims
or demands against
decedent's estate on
whom a copy of this
notice is required to be
served must file their
claims with this court
WITHIN THE LATER OF
3 MONTHS AFTER THE
TIME OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE OR 30 DAYS
AFTERT.JT .DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY
OF THIS NOTICE ON
THEM.
All other creditors of
the decedent and other
persons having claims
or demands against
decedent's estate must
file their claims with
this court WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST


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PUBLICATION OF THIS
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ALL CLAIMS NOT
FILED WITHIN THE TIME
PERIODS SET FORTH
,IN SECTION 733.702
OF THE FLORIDA
PROBATE CODE WILL
BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING
THE TIME PERIODS
SET FORTH ABOVE,
ANY CLAIM FILED
TWO (2) YEARS OR
MORE AFTER THE
DECEDENT'S DATE OF
DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of first
publication of this notice
is December 24, 2009.

Kirk T. Bauer, Esquire -
Attorney for Estate
Florida Bar No. 0471305
Bauer & Associates
Attorneys at Law, P.A.
223 S. Woodland
Boulevard
DeLand, Florida 32720
Telephone: (386) 734-
3313
Fax: (386) 738-0424

Personal Representative:
Susan P. Anderson
2345 Wilmhurst Road
DeLand, Florida 32720

(Published: Alachua
County Today -
December 24 and 31,
2009)
Notice is hereby given that
on 01/07/10 at 1:00,
PM at Interstate Mini
Storage, 2707 SW 40th
Blvd.. .Gainesville, FL
32608,352-371-0852 the
undersigned, Interstate
Mini Storage will sell at
public sale by competitive
bidding, the personal
property heretofore stored
with the undersigned of:

UNIT M-14
KLARIKA TAYLOR

UNIT- G-11
CHELVA WALKER

UNIT -1-20
GRAIG STAPLES

UNIT 626 .
MINOR LEE CUSHION'

UNIT F-09
COMTECH
ELECTRONICS

UNIT G-05
MAC RETHA HUNT /
ANGEL GASSEL

UNIT- G-13
CHRISTIAN HINES

UNIT M-13
ANTHONY K BROWNE

UNIT- 144
JESSICA MARKHAM
CLASSIFIED
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CLASSIFIED:
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UNIT -377
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TAGLIALATELA

UNIT -625
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UNIT-657
DOUG ZIMMERMAN

UNIT D-10
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UNIT- E-17
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2707 S.W. 40th BLVD.
GAINESVILLE FLORIDA
32608
352-371-0852
Fax 352-371-5767
(Published: Alachua
County Today -
December 24 and 31,
2009)


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B6 ALACHUA COUNTY TODAY LOCAL NEWS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2009


Haven Hospice kids' shopping night brings smiles


to more than 400 children in need
Special to than 400 children at the for parents, grandparents Hospice Attic Resale
Alachua County Today organization's Attic resale and siblings using "Santa Stores directly benefit
GAINESVILLE stores in Lake City Dec. bucks" provided by the Haven Hospice patients
The second annual Kids' 10 and in Gainesville Dec. Attic. and their families," he
Holiday Shopping Night, 15. Participating children The festivities, which added, "as well as those
hosted by Haven Hospice, enjoyed the opportunity included a free photo served by our community
brought smiles to more to "purchase" presents with Santa, gift wrapping programs such as Camp
and refreshments, helped Safe Haven for children


rlouo sm.pcail nu, iacnuI ounty loaay
Families lined the sidewalk from one end of the store
to the other to attend Kids' Holiday Shopping Night
at the Haven Hospice Attic at 300 NW 8th Avenue in
Gainesville.


many families who are
struggling to make ends
meet during the holiday
season. This year's kids'
shopping nights served
more than double the
number who participated
last year- 303 children
in Gainesville and 114
children in Lake City-a
total of 417, including
those from families
currently receiving care
from Haven Hospice.
S"We are thankful.
to all the Haven staff,
donors and volunteers
who participated,"
said Michael Morse,
vice president .of
organizational
advancement for Haven
Hospice, "as well as the-
countless individuals
in the community who
generously support the
Attic stores with their
donations anrd purchases.
These go a long way
toward helping the
families and communities S
we serve."
"All sales atthe Haven S


who have experienced a
loss." In 2008, the Attic
provided $308,000 to
directly support unfunded
programs and services.
For more information
about the Haven Hospice
Attic Resale Stores, .call
352-378-7484.

About Haven Hospice
Haven Hospice has
served nearly 50,000
patients and families


Santa Dennis made each
child who attended feel
special.


since 1979 and has been
licensed in Florida as a
not-for-profit hospice
since 1980. For more


information, visit wWw.
havenhospice.org or call
800-727-1889.
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Main Street Program receives $1000


from Walmart to fund downtown park

Special to : "'' : ; -
Alachua County Today
HIGH SPRINGS -
Representatives ,of the
High Springs Main Street
Program were presented ,
with a grant in the amount
of $1,000 ate Alachua's Wdla
WalMart Distribution ".
Center 7035 .Tuesday
morning. All ofthe funding 0 a' "O.,v. "e' .
from the grant will go
toward the completion of .
the pocket park on Railroad
the pocket park on Railroad Photo special to Alachua County Today
Avenue in downtown High L-R: Community Development Corporation Board
Springs.. Member Marilyn Vanover, WalMart representative
A -check 'presentation Ellen Everette, and Main Street Manager Ashley
for the additional grants McDonough.
received by the City of Wednesday, Dec. 9 at the future park location along
High Springs and by the Railroad Avenue.
Main Street Program for # #
the pocket park took place


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