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Title: The Apalachicola times
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Language: English
Publisher: H.W. Johnston
Place of Publication: Apalachicola Fla
Apalachicola Fla
Publication Date: 06-30-2010
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Thursday, June 30, 2011 WWW.APALACHTIMES.COM VOL. 126 ISSUE[9 50(


Free movie in
Apalachicola Friday
The Franklin County
Sheriff's Office S.A.F.E.
(Student and Family Events)
program presents the
animated film "Gnomeo &
Juliet" on Friday, July 1, in
Apalachicola at Hendels
Field across from Ten Foot
Hole. The film will be
shown free on a brand-new
16-foot screen at 8:30 p.m.
Popcorn, hot dogs and
drinks free to children.

Lots of fun Saturday
On Saturday, July 2,
beginning at noon, the
Apalachicola Volunteer
Fire Department will be
serving barbecue lunches
and whole butt roasts at
Riverfront Park. Order butts
in advance at 653-3930.
At 8 p.m., the park will be
the site of a free concert
featuring Kornbread.
Donations for VIP seating.
Also on Saturday,
everyone is invited to a fish
fry and covered-dish dinner
at Camp Gordon Johnston
American Legion Post 82 in
Lanark Village, beginning
at 1 p.m.

More going on Sunday
On Sunday, July 3,
the Red, White and
Blue Parade, featuring
decorated bicycles,
golf carts, scooters and
pedestrians, will begin at
5:30 p.m. at Lafayette Park
and head down Avenue B
to Riverfront Park on Water
Street.
A free old-fashioned Ice
Cream Social will follow
at 6:30 p.m. at Riverfront
Park. Singer Savannah
Cook will perform on the
docks at 7:30 p.m.

Still more on Monday
On Monday, July 4, a
parade sponsored by the
St. George Island Business
Association begins with
an 1 1 a.m. assembly at
First Street and W. Pine St.
Anyone with a decorated
vehicle may join in. The
parade starts at noon, led
Boy Scout Troop 22 /
Venture Crew and the
Marine Corps Color Guard
from Pensacola.


Sheriff's Report
Letter to the Edit
Society News.
Church News .
Tide Chart . . .
Classifieds . . .


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Waterspouts leave island in dark


By Lois Swoboda
Times Staff Writer
Power was restored to about
one-third of St. George Island cus-
tomers by noon Wednesday, after
two waterspouts plunged the is-
land into darkness Monday night.
Progress Energy spokesperson
Suzanne Grant said about 5,000
customers on the island and in


Eastpoint lost power at about 8:15
p.m. Monday, when a line of strong
storms generated two waterspouts
in Apalachicola Bay south of the
channel that destroyed two power
poles, one wooden and one light-
duty metal pole.
Grant said service to Eastpoint
was quickly restored, but 2,200
houses and businesses on the is-
land remained without electricity


as generators were dispatched to
the island.
By noon Wednesday, about
1,600 customers were still waiting
for power to be restored.
"What we've had to do is seg-
ment the island into multiple dif-
ferent regions," Grant said. "So it's
gone up at different times. We're
continuing to work through our
plans. We had some issues with


Plane crash claims life of wolf biologist


By Katie Tammen and Lois Swoboda
Florida Freedom Newspapers
Friends and family and the
environmental movement lost
a wild and golden heart when
Thom Lewis, of St. George
Island, died in a small plane
crash last week.
Lewis, 50, a former wildlife
biologist at St. Vincent Island
National Wildlife Refuge, was
one of two people killed Thurs-
day morning, June 23, after an
Aero Club Beechcraft crashed
at Eglin Air Force Base.
David A. Miles, of Shalimar,
and Lewis were the only peo-
ple onboard the Beech C24R
Sierra.
The accident occurred
around 4:30 a.m. near a grassy
area next to the 46th Test
Wing side of the runway at
Eglin, Col. Michael T. Brewer,
See LEADER All7


LOIS SWOBODA I The Times
Above, in February 2008, the St. Vincent National Wildlife
Refuge bid farewell to Thom Lewis, who oversaw the refuge's
red wolf program since its inception in 1990. He had just
accepted a new position as wildlife pilot intern for the U.S.
Fish and Wildlife Service at the Patuxent Wildlife Research
Center in Laurel, Md. Top, Lewis during his work with
volunteers at the St. Vincent Island National Wildlife Refuge.


torrential downpours this morning.
We're hoping for everyone to be re-
stored by Wednesday evening."
Island resident Terry Kemp
said Monday's storm did not gen-
erate heavy rain or strong winds.
She said she and husband, Skip,
heard distant thunder before the
power went out. A sheriff's deputy
See WATERSPOUTS Al 4


Board rejects

shorter

school year

By David Adlerstein
Times City Editor
The Franklin County School
Board last week voted to reject
a proposed school calendar that
would have ended next school
year in early May.
By a 4-1 vote
at a special meet- ,
ing June 23, the A'A "
board approved a
calendar that will
dismiss students i
June 6, 2012, after
completing 180
days of study, sim- KAREN WARD
ilar to the length
of this past school
year. Board mem-
ber David Hinton " ..
cast the lone nay
vote.
The board's re-
jection of the pro-
posed 156-day cal- JOHN COMER
endar, which would
have tacked on 46 Next week: A
minutes to each closer look
day in the five- at possible
day school week cuts
to meet the state
minimum for education hours,
came after lengthy discussion.
Two local residents, teacher
Karen Ward and former Califor-
nia educator John Comer, spoke
out strongly against the shorter
calendar, which would have ended
school May 8, 2012, and scheduled
graduation for three days later.
Superintendent Nina Marks
estimated the shorter school
year would save about $158,000.
Roy Carroll, district director of
financial services, has provided
preliminary estimates of tax
revenue and state funding sup-
port that indicate the district
must make nearly $1.7 million
in cuts to balance next year's
budget.
See SCHOOL Al14


Former Gulf State

bank branches sold


By David Adlerstein
Times City Editor
Franklin County's four
former Gulf State Commu-
nity Bank locations sold at
auction June 22 for more
than $2 million, as two lo-
cal buyers and a European
investor snapped up the
properties.
Dave Barr, a spokesman
for the Federal Deposit In-
surance Corporation, said
he expects all four prop-
erties to close by July 22,
within the 30-day window
required by the govern-
ment. The FDIC acquired
the bank branches - in
Apalachicola, Eastpoint,
St. George Island and Car-
rabelle - after Gulf State
failed last fall and its assets


were acquired by Centen-
nial Bank, which opted not
to assume ownership of the
properties.
Through a network of
real estate agents, the
FDIC tried unsuccessfully
to market the properties
before turning to John Dix-
on and Associates auction-
eers to sell off them at the
Hotel Duval in Tallahassee
last week.
"I thought, and the
FDIC thought, the prices
were extremely good," Dix-
on said after the auction,
which reaped a total of $6.5
million for 35 properties in
north Florida and south
Georgia.
Topping the list of
See SOLD All7


Photos by DAVID ADLERSTEIN I The Times
Top left, the former Gulf State location on St. George Island. Top right,
The Flatauer House, 73 Ave. E in Apalachicola. Bottom left, the former
Gulf State location in Eastpoint. Bottom right, The former Gulf State
location in Carrabelle.


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Drugs, money and a handgun seized in bust


A mother and son were
among three people from
Tarpon Springs appre-
hended June 21 in the St.
James area at the eastern
end of Franklin County and
charged with trafficking in
drugs.
Officers from the sher-
iff's narcotics unit, along
with members of the uni-
form division, conducted
the drug investigation,
which resulted in the sei-
zure of 323 prescription


pills, including
methadone, xanax,
oxycodone and drug
paraphernalia; and
a small quantity
of marijuana. Also
seized were a 2001
Toyota sedan; $6,619 DE
in cash and a 9 mm
handgun. RIC
Undersheriff
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were apprehended in their
vehicle in the parking lot
of an area restaurant. Nor-


1112 Carlton
Road, Tarpon
Springs, was
charged with
possession of a
firearm by a con-
victed felon and


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BRA MICHAEL MATTHEW firearm in the
IARDI RICCIARDI COYLE commission of a
felony; as well as
red said he did not believe trafficking in a controlled
the individuals resided in substance; possession with
Franklin County. the intent to sell or dispense
Debra A. Ricciardi, 45, a controlled substance and


possession of cannabis. She
has been released from the
Franklin County Jail after
posting an $80,000 bond.
Ricciardi's son, Michael,
19, 1112 Carlton Road, Tar-
pon Springs, was charged
with aggravated assault on
a law enforcement officer;
possession of a firearm in
the commission of a felony;
and trafficking in a con-
trolled substance. He has
been released from jail af-
ter posting a $65,000 bond.


Matthew P Coyle, 30,
1612 Gulf Beach Boule-
vard, Tarpon Springs, was
charged with possession of
a firearm by a convicted fel-
on and possession of a fire-
arm in the commission of a
felony, as well as trafficking
in a controlled substance
and possession of drug par-
aphernalia. Coyle is being
held under an $81,000 bond.
Norred said additional
charges are pending fur-
ther investigation.


Dance Saturday night
at senior center
There will be a dance
held on Saturday evening,
July 2, at the Carrabelle
Senior Center. The dance
starts at 7 p.m. and
admission is free. Music
will be provided by local
disc jockey Ron Vice, who
will be serving up a lively
mix of Big Band dance
tunes and mellow pop hits.
Come down this
Saturday night to dance...
or just to listen to the
music, at the Senior
Center, 201 NW Avenue F,
on the corner of 1st Street
and NW Avenue F in
downtown Carrabelle. For
more information on the
dance and other activities
center, visit www.
CarrabelleSeniorCenter.
com

Author to sign sea
turtle children's book
Paul Lowrey will sign
copies of his children's book
"Do You Know Where Sea
Turtles Go?" at Downtown
Books in Apalachicola all
day on Saturday, July 2.
Lowrey's book follows
Myrtle the Loggerhead
turtle from the moment she


hatches on a sandy beach
through her hazardous
journey thousands of miles
to the Caribbean. When it is
time for Myrtle to make her
own nest, she travels back
to the same beach where
she was hatched to lay her
clutch of eggs.
The Lowreys have
raised thousands of
dollars for the Caribbean
Conservation Corporation,
the world's largest
marine turtle research
and conservation
group, and through that
organization they adopted
a Leatherback turtle.
Tagged, equipped with a
satellite transmitter, and
released in June 2005 on
Ciriqui Brach in Panama.
"Shelldon" traveled 8,500
miles on her 10-week
journey to the Continental
Shelf off Canada's east
coast.
Lowrey and his wife
Betty will also explain
how you can "adopt" an
endangered sea turtle
and follow its movements
online. Information on how
to adopt a turtle is given in
the back of the book.
Downtown Books is at
67 Commerce Street.
For more information,
call the bookstore at 653-
1290.


The following report is provided
by the Franklin County Sheriff's Of-
fice. Arrests are made by officers
from the following city, county, and
state law enforcement agencies:
Apalachicola (APD), Carrabelle
(CPD), Florida Highway Patrol
(FHP), Franklin County Sheriff's Of-
fice (FCSO), Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission (FWC),
Florida Department of Environ-
mental Protection (FDEP), Florida
Department of Corrections (FDOC),
Florida Division of Insurance Fraud
(DIF) and Florida Department of
Agriculture and Consumer Services
(FLDACS).
All defendants are considered in-
nocent until proven guilty in a court
of law.

June 23
Donald G. Dempsey II, 29, Car-
rabelle, DUI, refusal to submit to a
breath test and violation of proba-
tion (APD)
Warren L. Aiken, Jr., 23, Carra-


Arrest REPORT
belle, driving while license suspend-
ed or revoked, attaching improper
license plate, reckless driving, and
violation of probation (APD)
Charlie B. Cooper, 58, Apalachico-
la, sale or possession of a controlled
substance within 1,000 feet of church
(FCSO)
Willie G. Dasher, Jr., 32, East-
point, driving while license revoked
permanently (FCSO)


June 24
Adrian D. Jones, 23, Apalachicola,
three counts of sale or possession of
a controlled substance with intent to
sell within 1,000 feet of church (APD
Ronnie R. Boone, 52, Eastpoint,
failure to appear (FCSO)
Shane Z. Creamer, 26, Eastpoint,
(APD)
Willie E Baucham, 54, Apalachic-
ola, battery and robbery by sudden
snatching (FCSO)
Jennifer J. Castleton, 25, Talla-
hassee, DUI (FHP)


June 25
Anthony W Hendrixson, 29, Ha-
vana, DUI (FHP)
Wilbur Smith, 72, Apalachicola,
DUI with property damage (FHP)

June 26
Royce L. Johns, III, 28, Carrabelle,
failure to appear, possession of a
controlled substance, possession of
more than 20 grams of cannabis and
possession of paraphernalia (FCSO)
Derik A. Strevel, 29, Apalachicola,
retail theft (APD)

June 27
Gary R. Fritz, 64, Alligator Point,
cultivation of marijuana (FCSO)
Tamara Griggs, 18, Apalachicola,
battery by an inmate (FCSO)
Paula B. Medley, 31, Apalachicola,
battery by an inmate (FCSO)
Kathleen K. Cadwallader, 57, St.
George Island, DUI and refusal to
submit to a breath test (FCSO)


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Reflections on the Fourth of July




Reflections on the Fourth of July


By Cal Allen declare the causes
Special to the Times which impel them to the
separation.
In a few days our In the next section, we
nation will celebrate the find the famous preamble.
235th anniversary of the We hold these truths
signing of the Declaration to be self-evident, that all
of Independence, men are created
with a long holiday -- equal, that they
weekend of boating, " are endowed by
fishing, hotdogs their Creator
and hamburger with certain
cook outs, juicy unalienable
watermelons with Rights, that
family and friends, among these
and, of course, CAL are Life, Liberty
sunburns at our ALLEN and the pursuit
beautiful beaches, of Happiness.
and usually followed by - That to secure these
fantastic fireworks after rights, Governments are
a beautiful North Florida instituted among Men,
sunset. deriving their just powers
However, while we are from the consent of the
enjoying these wonderful governed, - That whenever
things, let us not forget any Form of Government
we are celebrating the becomes destructive of
signing of a nation-building these ends, it is the Right
document that declared the of the People to alter or to
right of revolution against abolish it, and to institute
the tyrannical government new Government, laying
of Great Britain with these its foundation on such
words: principles and organizing
When in the Course of its powers in such form,
human events, it becomes as to them shall seem most
necessary for one people to likely to effect their Safety
dissolve the political bands and Happiness.
which have connected The final section
them with another, and to states the conditions that
assume among the powers justify the change in their
of the earth, the separate government.
and equal station to which We, therefore, the
the Laws of Nature and Representatives of the
of Nature's God entitle United States of America,
them, a decent respect to in General Congress,
the opinions of mankind Assembled, appealing to
requires that they should the Supreme Judge of the


SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
In 191 3, artist Percy Moran drew Francis Scott Key
reaching out to the flag.


world for the rectitude of
our intentions, do, in the
Name, and by Authority
of the good People of these
Colonies, solemnly publish
and declare, That these
United Colonies are, and
of Right ought to be Free
and Independent States;
that they are Absolved
from all Allegiance to the
British Crown, and that
all political connection


between them and the
State of Great Britain,
is and ought to be totally
dissolved; and that as
Free and Independent
States, they have full Power
to levy War, conclude
Peace, contract Alliances,
establish Commerce, and to
do all other Acts and Things
which Independent States
may of right do. And for the
support of this Declaration,


with a firm reliance on
the protection of divine
Providence, we mutually
pledge to each other our
Lives, our Fortunes and
our sacred Honor.
The document was then
adopted and signed by the
56 representatives of the
13 colonies.
Fireworks are
an important part of
our celebrations with
spectacular colorful bomb
bursts and thundering
blasts supported by oohss
and aahs" of appreciative
crowds. During the War
of 1812, Francis Scott Key
boarded a British warship
to secure a release of
a captured friend. The
release was not given, and
he was held on the ship
lest he divulge the plans
to attack Fort McHenry
in Baltimore. From the
deck, he watched the
bombardment through the
night and at dawn, through
the smoky haze and
pungent smell of explosives
he saw the hand sewn flag
still waving over the fort.
He set to words his feelings
in a poem entitled "In
Defense of Fort McHenry,"
which was later set to an
old English folk song which
we know today as the
"Star Spangled Banner."
Congress declared it our
national anthem in 1931.
Oh, say, can you see, by
the dawn's early light,
What so proudly we


hailed at the twilight's last
gleaming?
Whose broad stripes
and bright stars, thru the
perilous fight,
O'er the ramparts we
watched, were so gallantly
streaming?
And the rockets' red
glare, the bombs bursting
in air,
Gave proof through the
night that our flag was still
there.
0 say, does that star-
spangled banner yet wave
O'er the land of the free
and the home of the brave?
Two years ago across the
Carrabelle River on Timber
Island, our Carrabelle
volunteer Fire Department
hoisted the Stars and
Stripes to the top of our
ladder truck. High above,
amidst the thundering,
window shaking explosions,
our flag, waving in the
smoky haze, highlighted by
spotlights and rocket bursts
was indeed an awesome
sight. I was deeply moved
and thought of Francis Scott
Key on that ship deck nearly
200 years ago.
What a great nation we
have and how important
it is to preserve it for
future generations. So, on
the Fourth of July, let us
declare our independence.
Have a safe and happy
Fourth of July.
Cal Allen is a city
commissioner in
Carrabelle.


Health care fears led to Chapman lease


When the county
commission recently
decided to lease the
Chapman school building
to Dr. Shezad Sanaullah
instead of considering it
as a future site for
the Apalachicola
Municipal Library,
Commissioner Bevin
Putnal commented, ',
"You don't want to
go read a book; you
want that man to
take care of you." R
Sanaullah A
supporters -
patients and staff -


were in abundance at the
meeting. Tom Daly, Susan
Clementson, and I appeared
to be the only people who
thought maybe this lease
was not such a great idea.
The story in the Times
laid it all out. I was there.
I spoke. It was a fool's
errand. It was obvious from
the outset that the lease
was a foregone conclusion.
Commissioners made
reference to the numerous
constituents in favor of
enabling Sanaullah's move.
I burst into tears after


the meeting. I've spent days
trying to sort this out, and I
think I've got it.
Fear.
People were afraid
that they would lose a


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Denise Roux


physician they
liked and trusted
if the county
didn't step in and
provide support.
References
were made to
the problems
of rural health
care. Did they
think Sanaullah
would leave if this


lease arrangement wasn't
approved?
Evidently. There was a
sigh of relief in the room
when the commission made
its unanimous decision.
Why did they believe that
was the case? Had they been
told that this option was the
only one that would work?
Don't get me wrong.
Philosophically and
politically, I'm all for
government taking an
active role in health care. I
wonder if the people in that
room would feel the same


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ase of error or omissions in advertisements, the publishers
hold themselves liable for damage further than the amount
d for such advertisement.
spoken word is given scant attention; the printed word is
ully weighed. The spoken word barely asserts; the printed word
hly convinces. The spoken word is lost; the printed word remains.


way if we were talking about
national policy.
But it wasn't universal, it
was local and personal.
Believe me, I understand
their fear. Do I believe
Dr. Sanaullah could have
found a more suitable
location? Absolutely. There
was also talk of attracting
more doctors to the site.
Just picture this historic
building, an Art Deco gem,
a WPA project built with
public funds, as a medical
clinic.
The lease is supposed to
have a cancellation clause
providing for a six-month
notice. Does anyone really
believe the county will
exercise that option once
the clinic is established?
I know it is a
hardscrabble world. We are
all feeling the harsh reality
of doing more with less.
Layoffs and pay cuts are
commonplace. I'm staring
straight at one myself.
Years ago local doctors
seemed to do pretty well for
themselves. Perhaps it is
different now. I'm certainly
no expert on the economics
of health care.
Politics, now that is a
different story. I've watched
boards in action for more
years than I want to count.
I've seen the masters at
work, and I've seen the
preening and pandering
to vocal minorities. I have
watched as what was
considered a done deal
suddenly morphed into a
totally new idea. I've known
selfless public servants,
and I've suffered through
embarrassing pontifications
by those enchanted by the
sound of their own voices. I
understand how it all works.
I am outraged, and I
wish with every fiber of
my being that this time
the county board could
have looked beyond what
appeared to be an easy fix. I
yearned for some indication
of a future vision that
embraced all that is unique
and extraordinary about
Apalachicola.
Alas, it was not to be.
Denise Roux is a
regular columnist for
the Apalachicola and
Carrabelle Times. lb reach
her, email her at rouxwhit@
mchsi.com


Some different
ideas for using BP
recovery funding
The Franklin County
Commission is now
considering ways to
use its BP Oil Spill
Recovery Finding. In
the Apalachicola Times
issue of June 16, 2011,
we read of the proposal
by Ms. Helen Spohrer
for a publicity program
to stimulate tourism
in Franklin County.
The plan described by
Ms. Spohrer focused
on publicity about the
traditional natural
resources of Franklin
County: seafood and
coastline fun.
We feel that some
of the BP Recovery
Funding should be
used in a different
way - to focus on the
development of the
human potential of
Franklin County. As you
know, the poverty rate
in Franklin County is
still high. Tied to low
income is a low literacy
rate, low post-secondary
education attendance
rate and a scarcity
of "professional"
employment
opportunities.
Especially because of
the effects of the oil spill,
many citizens have lost
their businesses and
other assets. Although
the unemployment
rate of Franklin County
has improved over the
past several months
(Apalachicola Times,
June 9, 2011), there
is still a longstanding
need for more career/
vocational training
and re-training
opportunities and for
new kinds of economic
development.
Here are several
ideas for expanding the
vision and scope of the
economic development
of Franklin County:
1. Micro-credit/
Micro-enterprise programs:
State, federal and
private non-profit
support is needed
to stimulate small


business development
for low-income people.
Many people under the
"poverty line" qualify
for training and loans
to begin their own very
small businesses. These
programs are well
organized; they have a
very high rate of success
in other parts of Florida
as well as throughout
the U.S. and the world.
A great diversity
of businesses have
flourished, that began
as micro-enterprises,
ranging from lawn care,
child care and beauty-
care to production of
foods, jewelry and other
arts, crafts and services.
The old cultures
and industries of
Franklin County,
such as the fishing,
hunting, lumbering,
beekeeping industries,
etc., are still sources
for the development of
arts, crafts, skills and
stories of interest to
tourists. For example,
microenterprises
featuring woodcarving,
shell arts, the
skills of fishing and
netmaking, may deepen
tourist interest and
involvement.
2. Individual Development
Account programs: IDAs
provide savings
accounts for low-income
people and therefore
start them on the road
to having sound asset
holdings beyond their
current wages. These
programs are funded by
the federal government
and private matching
sources. They are
operated by non-profit
financial literacy/
asset development
organizations. They
train people in financial
literacy and then
provide them with
a matching savings
account. (For example,
if a person saves $10
in the account, federal
funds will match that in
the saver's account, and
so do the other donors
- non-profits as well
as private funders. The
savings can be used to
fund starting a business,


buying a first home or
going to college.
3. Increased support
for arts and information
services: The current
community libraries
are already being
heavily used by Franklin
County residents.
Their programs need
to be funded to expand
and improve facilities,
collections, technology
and staffing, with a focus
on providing career/
vocational development
as well as nurturing
literacy and critical
thinking. Investment in
the library programs
especially can pay
back the community
tenfold.
4. "Green" Career
Training: The environment
has been the rich
resource of Franklin
County. Particularly
since the BP oil spill
has caused so much
damage to our fragile
environment, we need to
focus on using funds to
train people in "green"
research and jobs, to
improve our capacity to
preserve our valuable
wildlife, land and
water resources. The
Apalachicola National
Estuarine Research
Reserve is one such
possible vehicle for this
research and training.
We do appreciate the
efforts that the Board
of Commissioners is
taking in considering
the best use of the BP
Recovery Funds. Our
ideas and programs may
not be new to our area,
but we are suggesting
them for consideration,
along with other ways
to expand the human
"capacity" of this
beautiful place -
in this time of great
economic difficulty
and great paradigm
change. Readers, we
would appreciate your
feedback and your
contacting your county
commissioners about
these ideas.

Vivian Marshall Sherlock,
Kathryn "Kitty" Sherlock, Ph.D.
St. George Island


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Carrabelle lady spins memorable yarns


By Lois Swoboda
Times Staff Writer
Carrabelle has a new
celebrity.
Lillian Smith shined like a
star at the 59th annual Florida
Folk Festival, held May 27-29
at Stephen Foster Folk Culture
Center State Park.
Miss Lillian traveled to
White Springs with staff
from the Carrabelle History
Museum. She appeared for
30 minutes, twice daily, in the
Folklife area spinning tales of
fishing, shrimping and raising
young'uns in Carrabelle.
Between shows, she
helped man a booth inviting
festivalgoers to visit her
hometown. The booth displayed
everything from oyster boots
to a picture of the elusive
"Carrabelle cat."
"I was really surprised at
how many people were there,"
she said. "It was a big crowd
and there were different people
every time I talked."
Miss Lillian enjoyed learning
about other cultures too. She
experienced Scottish fiddle
playing, Japanese dancing and
Taiwanese cuisine. "I never saw
so much talent," she said.
Miss Lillian told tales about
many aspects of her life on the
water, and one concerned a
close encounter with a jet from
Tyndall Air Force Base.
It was the Fourth of July, and
Lillian and her husband Edgar
were fishing for speckled trout
on the east end of Dog Island.


Suddenly, a jet passed, flying so
low the tops of the trees were
higher.
Miss Lillian was so shocked
she fell off her bench to the
floor of the boat.
"It was frightening," she
said, "It was so close you could
almost reach up and touch it
with your reel. He was playing
chicken and it shook me so bad,
I wound up in the hospital for
nine days with a spastic colon."
She also recalled Ira
Metarie, the first mate for the
steamboat Tarpon who arrived
home from each trip, between
Pensacola and Carrabelle, with
a stalk of bananas.
"Us kids followed him and he
didn't have many bananas left
by the time he reached home,"
she said.
Miss Lillian even shared
the story of the time her truck
was stolen by a newly-released
inmate from the mental
hospital in Chattahoochee. "He
stole an axe out of it and left it
in a cornfield in Quincy, where
he stole his brother's truck,"
she said.
Miss Lillian also sang some
gospel tunes. "Whenever I
talked, I finished by telling
them 'I don't fish for fish any
more, now I fish for souls,'" she
said.
Miss Lillian said everyone
was extremely friendly and she
made many new friends who
she hopes to see again, perhaps
at next year's festival.
"I had never been before but
I'd like to go back," she said.


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By David Adlerstein
Times City Editor
More than 100 women and
their families, volunteers and
sponsors from two counties
took part in the Healthy Start
Coalition's annual Baby Shower
on June 21 in Port St. Joe.
Moms-to-be, as well as new
parents who have had a baby
within the last six months,
gathered at the Centennial
Building, courtesy of the city
of Port St. Joe, for a chance to
learn about such things as car
seat safety and safe sleep. Jason
Flowers, from the Franklin
County Health Department,
served as master of ceremonies
for a host of games and
giveaways.
"I'm seven weeks pregnant
with my first baby," said Jennifer
O'Barr, from Wewahitchka. "My
mom heard about the shower
and invited me to come with
her. I have gotten a lot of good
information tonight to help
me through my pregnancy
and after from all the different
organizations that are here at
the shower. I am so glad that I
came."
Highlighting the program
was an address by Dr. Toni
Pennington, a board-certified
obstetrician and gynecologist
from Emerald Coast OB/GYN of
Panama City, who helped dispel
misconceptions surrounding a
baby's birth.
"I got some good information
on the pregnancy myths from
Dr. Pennington and at the
childbirth and breast-feeding
tables," said Candy Simmons,
from Port St. Joe.
A presentation on the
benefits of breast-feeding,
provided by Ellie Tullis, Healthy
Families program manager for
Wakulla and Franklin counties,
was one of several topics
covered at the information
stations.
Kelly Byrns-Davis,
coordinator of the Healthy
Start Coalition's FIMR (Fetal
and Infant Mortality Review)
program, shared information


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Participants from Franklin County enjoyed the baby shower.


Taking part in a contest led by baby shower staffers, at left,
Kelly Byrns-Davis and Jason Flowers are, from left, Naikycia
Mitchell, of Apalachicola; Jamie Jones, of Wewahitchka; and
Christine Harriman, of Mexico Beach.


about the dangers of sleeping
with a newborn, as part of a
presentation on safe sleep.
Car seat safety was the topic
from Terri Pridgen, Healthy
Start care coordinator from
Franklin County, who stressed
the importance of ensuring each
car seat is installed properly.
Pridgen also distributed Life-
Meters, visual reminders


placed on car windows to help
caregivers remember not to
leave a child in the back seat.
The Life-Meters were purchased
with a grant from the United
Way of Northwest Florida.
Diana Taunton, Healthy
Start care coordinator from Gulf
County, shared how to avoid
three potential threats to infant
safety. She demonstrated the


effects alcohol and substance
abuse have on a baby, and
shared information with
participants to "Never Shake
a Baby." Taunton worked with
three instructional dolls on
her table, providing visual
reinforcement by showing
how areas of the brain of a
baby affected by shaken baby
syndrome lit up, and how a baby
with fetal alcohol syndrome
showed particular facial
characteristics.
Helen Cook, ARNP a care
provider at the Women's
Center at the Gulf County
Health Department, provided
information on interconceptional
care, educating women on how
to take care of their bodies
before pregnancy and discussing
baby spacing.
Patricia Rickards, Healthy
Start care coordinator from Gulf
County, focused on childbirth
education, talking to participants
about positions of labor, comfort
measures during labor and
delivery, and emphasizing that
education helps decrease fear
and anxiety.
Winner of the grand prize, a
$200 gift card to Walmart, was
Glenda Martina, of Apalachicola,
who is three months pregnant.


She said she was very interested
in the topics presented,
especially the lessons on
smoking prevention.
Even dads enjoyed
the shower, with a talk on
fatherhood tailored to their
needs by Russ Petrucka, a
family support worker with
the Franklin County Health
Department.
"I came to the shower with
my wife, since we do everything
as a family," said Jonathan
Harper, from Wewahitchka.
"I have a 2-year-old and a 2-
month-old. It's interesting to see
how information and research
evolves and changes over the
years."
Helping to make the event
a success was the Gulf County
Health Department's Tobacco
Prevention Program, which
donated $1,000 as a Newborn
Sponsor.
Cut-N-Up Family Hair Care,
from Port St. Joe, provided
40 free haircuts, and Vision
Bank donated $500 as a Third
Trimester Sponsor.
Serving as Second Trimester
Sponsors, with a donation of
$250, were the Healthy Kids
Corporation, of Tallahassee;
George E. Weems Memorial
Hospital, of Apalachicola; the
Kiwanis Club of Port St. Joe; and
the Workforce Center.
First Trimester Sponsors,
each with a donation of $100,
included Magellan Health
Services, of Tallahassee;
Gulf Coast Electric Co-Op, of
Wewahitchka; Shoreline Medical
Group, of Port St. Joe; United
Way of Northwest Florida, of
Panama City; Usborne Books &
More, of Lynn Haven; Walmart,
of Panama City; and Reds
Family Store, of Apalachicola.
Prenatal Sponsors included
the Anchorage Children's
Home, of Panama City; Franklin
County Literacy; Franklin
County Public Library; Healthy
Families, of Apalachicola; North
Florida Child Development, of
Wewahitchka; the Bay-Gulf-
Walton WIC Program; and Bay
Medical Center, of Panama City.


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SWAT WANTS YOU!


What is SWAT? - SWAT is Students Working Against Tobacco
SWAT is making a strong effort to have a presence here in Franklin County. SWAT recognized
the negative effects of the use of tobacco products and actively works to encourage our youth,
young adults, and adults to never become involved with this addictive influence through
education, prevention, and fun activities. SWAT is a part of the Tobacco Free Franklin
Partnership Coalition.
If you are a teen between the ages of 113. years to 17 years, and would like to join the Franklin
County SWAT Program, please see our SWAT Advisors listed below and help us make a positive
change in Franklin County.

Lt. Pamela Lewis--ABC School, Project Impact

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Thursday, June 30, 2011


Spohrer honored for aviation career

Special to The limes the airline industry in the Sandinista insurgency Conference.


On April 23, Bill
Spohrer, of Apalachicola,
was inducted into
the Florida Customs
Brokers and Forwarders
Association Hall of Fame
for his distinguished
career in aviation.
The FCBF founded in
1960 by a handful of Miami
brokers and forwarders,
has grown into the most
influential and active
representative body of the
Florida freight forwarding
and customs brokerage
community. Through
its numerous volunteer
professionals, the FCBF
represents the industry
on matters that directly
affect the international
trade arena and the ability
of the state to compete
for international trade
resources.
Before retiring from


2001, Spohrer shaped a
distinguished career. In
1965, Spohrer purchased a
controlling interest in TAN
Airlines, the international
airline of Honduras
transporting passengers
and cargo between Miami
and Honduras, and
through Honduras to San
Salvador and Mexico City.
During his
administration of TAN
Airlines, Spohrer also
served as U.S. general
manager of APSA
Peruvian Airlines. In 1972,
he helped organize and
incorporate Air Florida,
for which he served as
president and helped to
take public.
In 1976, he resigned
to become president and
CEO of LANICA Airlines,
the international airline of
Nicaragua, and held this
position until 1978, when


made it impossible tor him
to continue.
After three years as an
airline consultant, Spohrer
founded Challenge Air
Cargo, which introduced
the first Boeing 757s
in cargo configuration.
Challenge operated in
scheduled service between
Miami and 17 cities in
13 countries in Latin
America. Challenge, the
largest all-cargo airline
operating between the
U.S. and Latin America,
with annual revenues
of approximately $150
million, was purchased by
UPS Airlines in August
2000.
Spohrer served as
Honorary Consul of
Finland for South Florida
for 11 years and was
decorated by the president
of Finland as a Knight of
the Lion of Finland "for


Photo COURTESY OF FCBF
Bill Spohrer, center, stands at the Florida Customs
Brokers and Forwarders Association Gala with
FCBF President Cari Cossio, left, and Master of


Ceremonies Jose Perez-Jone
his invaluable contribution
to strengthening the
economic and cultural
ties between the U.S. and
Finland."
He received the Wright
Brothers Memorial Award
in 1995, and the following
year was named to the


Oklahoma Aviation and
Aerospace Hall of Fame.
He served as chairman
of the World Trade
Center of Miami, and the
International Air Cargo
Association and was
founding chairman of
the Air Cargo Americas


A member of the New
York-based Explorers Club
and fellow of the London-
based Royal Geographical
Society, Spohrer is
founding president of the
Miami-based International
Explorers Society. He is
a member of the Balloon
Federation of America and
has participated in three
balloon races from the
Bahamas to the east coast
of Florida.
In 1978, Spohrer co-
captained the giant hot
air balloon Condor 11,
which was first to cross
the Andes from Chile
to Argentina. The crew
flew in an open wicker
basket, wearing thermal
suits and oxygen masks,
and overflew Mount
Aconcagua, which, at
22,830 feet, is the highest
peak in the Western
Hemisphere.


Abby Johnson turns 8
Abigail
Leigh
Johnson '
celebrated
her 8th
birthday with
friends and
family.
Abby's
birthday was
Sunday, June
19. She is the
daughter of
Brock and
Kim Johnson.
Maternal
grandparents
are Tom and
Nedy Leavins
of Delta, Colo.
grandparents
are Robbie
and Marcia
Johnson, of
Apalachicola.
Maternal great-grandparent is Ada Leavins, of
Panama City.
Paternal great-grandparents are Burnell and Bill
Martina, of Apalachicola, and the late Paul and Inez
Johnson.


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Thursday, June 30, 2011


Faith


The Times I A9


Do not build bricks without straw


In our attempt to
better understand
how parenting
has changed in
our community
over the years, we
conducted a local
survey that asked
questions about
the participant's
childhood. Some


of the questions
asked about their parent's
method of discipline,
if they were required
to share in household
responsibilities, and if
they felt they had been
prepared for adulthood.
The older participants
said spankings were the
main source of discipline,
yet they did not feel their
parents were wrong
for using that source
of punishment. Chores
were extensive and they
were prepared to run
a household by middle-
school age.
The middle-aged
participants also said
their primary discipline
was spankings. They too
had extensive chores and
felt they were properly
trained to leave home by
adulthood. However, these
participants expressed
their wish there had been
more communication and
less fear factor from their
parents.
The younger
participants had fewer
spankings and more
alternative punishment.
They had fewer chores
and they felt less prepared
for adulthood. The one
thing all of the participants
had in common was that
they wanted an easier life
for their child. As time


YOUTH
MATTERS
Scott Shiver


progressed, each
person felt that
the discipline
and chores were
too excessive in
their childhood
and in turn was
easier on their
own child. Fear
of consequence
progressively
diminished along


the way.
High standards of
responsibility did as well.
Many of today's young
adults are not prepared to
take care of themselves at
adulthood or in the event of
their parent passing away.
Anxiety, ADHD, and other
psychiatric and behavioral
disorders are astronomical
in young people, even
through there are less
stressors on them than
ever before. Some may
have been misdiagnosed
years ago but there is a
significant increase that is
undeniable. Somehow, vital
building materials for child
development were being
omitted from the parenting
process through time.
When asked, "Are
there things you wished
you would have done
differently in raising your
child?" these were some of
the answers.
1."I wished I would have
had more to give them."
2."I wish I could have
gotten everything right."
3."I should have
listened more."
To the first response, I
would say, "You can feed a
man a fish, and he will eat
for a day; you can teach
him to fish, he will eat
for a lifetime." With each
generation surveyed, it


Your county LIBRARY


Suzanne Creamer
represented Franklin
County Public Library
at the "Healthy Start
Baby Shower" held
in Port St. Joe June
21. Library calendars,
brochures on story time,
and our current summer
reading program were
available for the parents
and children attending
the event. Patron
registration forms for
a library card and a list
of books on childcare
and parenting for check
out were distributed
to attendees. A door
prize was donated that
included the book,
"The Complete and
Authoritative Guide to
Caring for Your Baby," a
book of nursery rhymes,
and assorted items for
the new baby and mom.
A "Books for Babies
Kit" was given away to
each participant. These
kits contain a safe book
(droolable and chewable)
for the newborn, baby's
first bib, library card
application, and a variety
of brochures with helpful
tips for the parents. Kits,
available in English and
Spanish, are a wonderful
introduction of reading
to the very young.
Through this
partnership we hope
to see many of these


parents and their
children in our county
libraries where they
are able to check out
many books for free.
Parents reading to
their children provide
a positive experience
and encourage
social development.
For questions and
information please
contact the libraries in
Carrabelle at 697-2366 or
Eastpoint at 670-8151.


I _


Memorial

Alysia Wilson

A memorial service daughter of Lynn Wil-
for Alysia Michelle Wil- son and Bill Spohrer, of
son will be held at 4:30 Apalachicola and Miami,
p.m. on Tuesday, July 5 at owners of the Coombs
Trinity Episcopal Church House Inn.
in Apalachicola. A reception will follow
Wilson died May 30 in Benedict Hall. Friends
from cancer. She is the are invited to attend.

First Baptist Church
St. George Island
501 E. Bayshore Drive
927-2257
R. Michael Waley, Pastor
Join us as we praise and worship the li. i,; 'I i
"Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise." Psalm 145:3
Sunday Bible Study ............................. 10:00am
W orship Praise ................................. ................. 11:00am
Sunday N ight...................................... ................. 7:00pm
Wednesday - "Power Hour".... .................... 7:00pm
Wednesday - "Youth at S.P.L.A.S.H".....................7:00pm
"Walking in Christ"


was something they felt
they were deprived of that
motivated them to try to
give their child something
better. Last week, we
asked parents to expect
more from their teen than
the status quo. Sometimes
that means giving them
less and expecting more
from them. Why are you
cutting the grass while
your child is in the air
conditioning playing the
latest video game? If you
want to give them more,
then teach them more.
As for the second
response, we all wish
we could have gotten
everything right while
raising our children. It
was through trial and
error that Thomas Edison
invented the light bulb
and through each failed
attempt he kept what
worked, and replaced
what did not. They may
have taken on different
shapes and sizes but the
basic rules for making the
bulb remained the same.
Children do not come with
a manual so we parent
through trial and error and
through advice from wise,
veteran parents. Young
parents would fare better
by getting advice from
older parents who can
share what they learned
through parenting instead
of getting all their advice
from the internet alone.
The third response
is vital to your child's
development of self-worth.
When a person listens to
you, they are saying they
care about what concerns
you. So take the advice of
these wiser, older parents;
when your child needs to


talk, turn off the football
game, computer, or
whatever the distraction
and listen. When it comes
to parenting, you can not
take back the mistakes and
you only have one chance
to get it right.
There is a story in the
Bible about the children of
Israel being made slaves
in Egypt. Pharaoh made
the slaves gather their
own straw for making
brick, but expected them
to make the same amount
of brick as before when
it was supplied to them.
Ultimately, some of the
bricks were made without
straw. The bricks would
not hold together and the
buildings crumbled. In
his pride, Pharaoh was
harming himself and his
people.
Family time, and
listening to your children's
needs and concerns,
teaches social skills;
without that you are
building bricks without
straw. When we omit
strong work ethics taught
through daily chores, we
are building bricks without
straw. Finally, when we
omit daily Bible reading,
prayer, and God from
the family circle, we are
building bricks without
straw. What happens to
the building when a stress
is put on it? It crumbles.
Look around us. What once
made this country so great
is crumbling down around
us. Just saying...
We welcome all
suggestions and hope
you enjoy this weekly
article. Please send all
emails to Scott Shiver at
frontline247C@mac.com.


Fish fry this


Saturday at


Legion Post 82

Welcome to Sacred Heart of Jesus
Catholic Church. Listen carefully as our
Masses have changed. Starting Saturday,
July 2, Mass will be celebrated at 5 p.m.,
with a covered dish dinner following.
Sunday Mass will be at 7:30
a.m.
On Saturday, July 2,
everyone is invited to a
fish fry at Camp Gordon
Johnston American Legion
Post 82 here in the village.
The fish fry and covered LANARK NEWS
dish dinner will begin at JiLANm Wel NEWS
1 p.m. Bring your favorite
dish to share and enjoy
the afternoon with your friends and
neighbors. There will be a drawing for a
$50 grocery gift card. The card is from the
Carrabelle IGA. Hope to see you at the
Legion!
Our monthly meeting of the Lanark
Village Association will be held Monday,
July 4, starting at 6 p.m. at Chillas Hall.
Join us for breakfast every Tuesday
at the Franklin County Senior Center,
why don't you? Serving from 7:30 to 9
a.m. Enjoy a full breakfast for a minimum
donation of $3.
Bingo on Wednesday, July 6. We start
gathering at Chillas Hall at 5:30 p.m.
Bingo begins at 6:30 p.m. Homemade
cookies, coffee and soft drinks
available. See ya there!
Be kind
to one
another,
t check
America, our tro on the
sick and
housebound
and don't
drink a fifth on
the Fourth!
Until next time, God bless
America, our troops, the poor,
homeless and hungry.


In Loving Memory


JlebrIie la71 e Woc/eIOe.1


healenly Ilomle
God Seell that yOu couldn't
filiht any more, Sso He came and
.SetN (I tre-
No\ f1y a\ ay "'la. nn.1 " you
hale boen set trer, tre' to Itt
your hands01 11.S treRIo say Amnll
I sa\\ the tears you tried to
hide, because I was always by your side.
I never knew the pain you felt inside but, I know
Jesus was by your side.
You wanted to get better to stay on this Earth
with us
but, God saw you struggle and said it was a must;
A must for you to go to heaven, where there are
no heartaches and pains.
Now you fought a long fight so don't worry
Grandma, We'll be alright.
Jesus called you home June 28, 2008
And I knew you made it through heaven's gates.
So kiss Mama, hug Uncle Sonny, Uncle Conanie,
you're in a better place,
Tell Annie Murl we love her, To Auntie Bae-Bae, I
know you got your crown.
You and Uncle Clifford are sitting at his throne.
Uncle "Jiggs," thanks for smiling down.
We love you
Jacqueline Jones Miller




In Loving Memory


Al/ell J /I e

Dec. 9, 2007-
June 21,2010

It doesn't seem like an
it's been a year ago that flow;
your Angel came to W)
take you home to your you -
paradise in Heaven. I Nc
just wanted you to know: know
If tears could build a Bu
stairway want
and memories a to
lane, more,
I would walk right Tb
up to Heaven happy
and bring you back Lif
again, in sto
No farewell words Sin
were spoken, forgot
No time to sa 'Good- Ip
bye;.' A
You were gone before within
I knew it IsV
And only God knows always
why.
My heart still aches
with sadness,



Trinity Episcopal
Church E
est. 1836


Welcomes You
Hwy. 98 & 6th St.
Apalachicola
850-653-9550
Sunday Worship Services
8 & 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday
Healing Service 11a.m.
Centering Prayer 4 p.m.


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,t now I know you
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remember all the
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re.
nce you'll never be
tten
ledge to you today -
hollowed place
n my heart,
where you'll


Momma Nelda


THE
EPISCOPAL
CHURCH


WELCOMES YOU

Church
of the
Ascension
101 NE First Street
Carrabelle
SUNDAY
10:00 AM
(850) 274-4490


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The United Methodist Churches

of Franklin County Welcome You

First United Methodist Church of Apalachicola
Worship Service 11:00 a.m. every Sunday
Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
75 5* St. Apalachicola - 653-9530 - fumcapalach@gtcom.net
Pastor: Rev. Themo Patriotis
Carrabelle United Methodist Church
Worship Services 10:45 a.m. - Sunday School 9:30 a.m.
"Celebrate Recovery" Mondays 7-9 p.m.
Healing service first Tuesday each month-7 p.m.
102 NE Ave. B Carrabelle - 697-3672
Pastor: Aaron Batey
Eastpoint United Methodist Church
Worship Service 9:00 a.m. every Sunday
Sunday Brunch 10 a.m.
Youth Group Tuesdays 6 p.m.
317 Patton Dr. (corner of David St.)
Pastor: Aaron Batey
St. George Island United Methodist Church
9:00 a.m. Worship Service
10:00 a.m. Fellowship Hour
201 E. Gulf Beach Dr. 927- 4635 www.sgiumc.org
Pastor: Rev. Themo Patriotis


First Pentecostal Holiness Church
379 Brownsville Road * Apalachicola


Sunday School 9:45 am
Sunday Morning Worship 10:45 am
Sunday Evening Service 6:00 pm
Monday, Youth Group 7:00 pm
Wednesday, Royal Rangers, G.A.P. 7:00 pm
Wednesday Worship & Word 7:00)pm
Nursery Provided during regular church services






A 10 I The Times


Local


Thursday, June 30, 2011


Minimum salary for county workers to rise


By Lois Swoboda
Times Staff Writer
At their June 21 meeting, coun-
ty commissioners voted unani-
mously to increase the starting
salary for county workers by
$4,800, to a base salary of $25,000
annually
The move came following a
recommendation by Alan Pierce,
director of financial services, that
emerged after Road Department
Superintendent Hubert Chipman
secured commissioners' permis-
sion June 7 to hire an employee to
fill a position vacated by a resig-
nation. The road department has
three vacancies but only one will
be filled.
Because of a hiring freeze,
Chipman was required to seek


approval from the commission
before advertising a job. They in-
structed him to advertise a start-
ing salary of $21,200.
On June 21, Pierce told com-
missioners a starting salary of
$21,200 is "so low in today's world
that anyone filling that position
will only stay there until he or she
can get a better job somewhere
else. Mr. Chipman and other de-
partments would be a revolving
door of new hires coming and
leaving."
Pierce recommended raising
the minimum starting salary to
$25,000, effective July 1, to enable
Chipman to advertise the current
vacancy "at a salary level that I
believe would be competitive and
would help retain employees."
Pierce said it also would be


proper for other existing county
employees making under $25,000
to be raised to that same starting
salary, and the commissioners
agreed.
Pierce said nine employees
making below $25,000 work direct-
ly for the county commission. The
cost of raising these salaries to at
least $25,000 for the remainder of
the fiscal year is $9,949, he said.
Property Appraiser Doris
Pendleton has two employees
below $25,000, and will raise their
pay to $25,000 using funds out of
her budget, Pierce said.
"Some county commission em-
ployees have not received a raise
or bonus for five years," said Com-
missioner Cheryl Sanders, adding
that the commissioners should
investigate the salary level of all


county employees and provide ap-
propriate increases.
Commissioner Bevin Putnal
expressed concern that some
long-term employees receive sal-
aries not much above the $25,000
minimum.
"How can you justify paying
someone off the street what you
pay someone that's been there for
10 years?" he asked. "There's not
one of those employees out there
that can live without a second
job."
Pierce said Monday he is look-
ing into whether the county has
the funds to increase salaries, and
will report back to the commis-
sion in July.
He said a freeze on county
commission hiring for almost four
years, and no cost of living ad-


justments, has had its effect. "We
have not been keeping up with in-
flation," Pierce said. "And that is
why we needed to adjust the start-
ing salary."
He said that the hiring ban
does not apply to constitutional
officers. "Once their budget is ap-
proved, they have the money to fill
a vacated position, but we would
encourage them to abide by coun-
ty policy," he said.
Pierce said that, effective July
1; the Florida legislature man-
dated all county employees pay 3
percent of their salary into their
pension fund, which decreases
their take-home pay.
"Money is tight," said Pierce.
"We have to be careful. We don't
want to hand out raises we'll have
to take back next year."


State rejects funding for Armory


By Lois Swoboda
Times Staff Writer
The state will not provide
funding to upgrade the Fort
Coombs Armory and Con-
vention Center this year.
The Historic Preserva-
tion Grant application was
rated 24 out of 48 applica-
tions but, in keeping with
Governor Scott's auster-
ity policy, no preservation
grants were awarded this
cycle. The grant would
have repaired the roof and
installed air conditioning.
Earlier this year, the
county accepted bids to
lease the Armory, and
two Indiana businessmen
proposed to renovate and
furnish it, at their own
expense, as a venue for
destination weddings. The
commission expressed
concern that control of the
building would be lost and
rejected the proposal.
The Amory, which the


county leases from the
state at a nominal rate,
continues to operate at a
deficit, based on a sum-
mary of profits and expen-
ditures for the 2009-10 fis-
cal year provided by Clerk
of Courts Marcia Johnson.
Cost of maintaining utili-
ties at the building was
$10,375, with an additional
$6,430 spent on insurance.
With only $5,700 in annual
revenue, the net loss for a
year of operation was over
$11,100.
Commissioners re-
cently changed the name
of the Armory to the Fort
Coombs Armory and Con-
vention Center, in order to
apply for renovation fund-
ing from the Tourist Devel-
opment Council (TDC).
At the June 7 meeting,
the commissioners ap-
proved sending a letter to
the TDC requesting that
"any and all excess funds"
be used to renovate the Ar-


mory and complete further
work on Lombardi Seafood
Park, including construc-
tion of a Maritime Heri-
tage Museum.
At that meeting, Com-
missioner Smokey Parrish
said these two projects
should be completed be-
fore the county undertakes
anything new.
Alan Pierce, the coun-
ty's director of adminis-
trative services, said a
state-funded architectural
firm estimated five years
ago that upgrading the
electrical and plumbing
systems, repairing the roof
and installing air condi-
tioning would cost roughly
$796,000. That would not in-
clude upgrading the kitch-
en with new appliances or
correcting the acoustics in
the main room.
At the June 21 meeting,
Pierce said the governor
also vetoed land acquisi-
tion funding that might


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have allowed the county
to purchase land on St.
George Island and expand
the county boat ramp and
pavilion on Patton Drive in
Eastpoint.
Pierce said Florida
Boating Improvement
Program grant applica-
tions, for bathrooms at
the St. George Island Boat
Ramp, and a dock exten-
sion at the Abercombie
Boat Ramp, are still under
review by the Florida Fish
and Wildlife Conservation
Commission, with award
announcements to be
made by next week.
He said the county re-
quested $50 million for
Natural Resource Damage
Assessment funding from
BP The total submitted
statewide was over $2 bil-
lion, but the state cut the
list down to $1.5 billion.
The keystone of the
county's request was $30
million to rebuild oyster
bars damaged by overhar-
vesting due to economic
pressure from the oil spill.
The county also asked for
$15 million for beach re-
nourishment, and $5 mil-
lion to buy land and build
additional boat ramps.
All of the county projects
made the first cut and are
still under consideration,
Pierce said.
State and federal agen-
cies put in for projects
in Franklin County too,


DAVID ADLERSTEIN I The Times
Fort Coombs Armory and Convention Center.


including a request to
spend some $206 million
to purchase about 130,000
acres of land in Gulf and
Franklin counties between
Lake Wimico and St. Vin-
cent Sound. There are
other projects for lesser
amounts in the county,
including some for dune
restoration, and beach
restoration for Alligator
Point, Dog Island, eastern
St. George Island and Bald
Point State Park.
Commissioners were
not pleased with the pro-
posed land acquisition.
Commissioner Pinki


Jackel said BP funds
should be used to aid peo-
ple affected by the spill,
not purchase land
Pierce said Department
of Environmental Protec-
tion (DEP) officials will be
coming to the county to dis-
cuss and refine the county
projects, and would like to
start awarding money by
Oct. 2011.
Parrish said the com-
mission needs to weigh in
on the land purchase when
they meet with the DEP
"That land purchase will
take land off tax rolls," he
said.


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Thursday, June 30, 2011


Local


The Times I Al 1


Key masterpiece 'Island Light' to be reissued


By Caty Greene
Special to the Times
In Apalachicola,
Alexander Key is
remembered as a writer
and illustrator who lived _.
in the beautiful house on
Lafayette Park, where his
first wife, Margaret, also
lived until her death in 1996. .
The house is still called the - INCEr-T
Key House. s ,!CJnD
In the larger world, the - ..; P1L,4CI-!
majority of Key's works
fall into the category of
science fiction, aimed at
a juvenile audience. Even .
though Key moved away at ___
a relatively young age, he
is claimed as a local author. -
The Apalachicola Municipal
Library has a large black
and white photograph with
him and some very big,
presumably native, cypress -E L E
trees.
Apalachicola has reason literature attain high public
to celebrate him again recognition at the time
with the republication of of their publication. As a
his 1950 regional classic, result, many titles become
"Island Light." This lost in the larger
title, along with panorama of national
"The Wrath and literature. "That
the Wind,"are set snapshot, that sense
in Franklin County. of time and place,
Both have been long THE LIBRARY that author's view of
out of print until now. human events at a
Susan Wolfe of particular time and in
Forgotten Coast Books a particular context, become
(http://forgottencoastbooks. lost to future generations of
com/) is responsible for the readers," she said.
reissuance of this locally For today's visitors to
beloved book. She says that the Florida Panhandle it
very few works of regional may be hard to believe that


huge portions of the region
remained inaccessible and
undeveloped well into the
20th century. During the
time period in which "Island
Light" is set, immediately
following the War Between
the States, access to
settlements and trading
posts in the region was
primarily by water.
Key's profession as an
illustrator is also notable.
Gracing the pages of
"Suwannee River: Strange
Green Land" published
in 1938, are illustrations
showing wonderful moss-


draped limbs, old fish
camps, men with long guns
or fishing poles thrown over
their shoulders, and faithful
hunting dogs.
On page 10 is a map of
the Okefenokee Swamp,
showing Key's ability to
draw engaging maps which
look like they should lead
to buried treasure. The
cover of the new "Island
Light" uses the map from
the endleafs of the 1950
publication. A wonderful
map of this area, it will soon
also be purchasable as a
poster.


One last note on Key's
illustrations - the library
found an original, with the
title "Monkey Court" and
Alexander Key's name, but
online searches have not
revealed a publication by
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the circulation desk. If you
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Thursday, June 30


Want to be an 'Ethical Angler?'


Some tips on how

to do it right

By Lois Swoboda
Times Staff Writer
Kayla Michaels, an
environmental special-
ist for the Florida Fish
and Wildlife Conservation
Commission (FWC) tout-
ed FWC's Ethical Angling
program at this year's
Big Bend Saltwater Clas-
sic.
She distributed pam-
phlets, hypodermic nee-
dles, tape measures and
circle hooks and demon-
strated the proper use of
equipment.
It is the responsibility
of every angler to strive
for 100 percent survival
of fish that are released,
she said. An ethical angler
handles his or her catch
with wet hands only, is
careful not to poke fingers
into gills and fully supports
the body weight of the fish
by cradling it horizontally.
Large fish should not be
boated, as removing them
from the water can injure


Photos by LOIS SWOBODA I The Times
Using a hypodermic needle to ventilate a fish.


the fish.
Many fish have an
organ called a swimblad-
der containing gas that
helps them swim. The gas
in the swimbladder can
over-expand when fish
are brought quickly to the
surface by hook and line
which can result in seri-
ous injury to the fish. If
released in this buoyant
condition, the fish may
float away and die from
exposure to the elements
or become an easy target
for predators.
Michaels said an in-
expensive hypodermic
needle with the plunger
removed can be used
to ventilate fish before
release instead of an ex-
pensive fish ventilator.


Ventilators are used to de-
flate the swimbladder.
She demonstrated the
correct way to measure
fish to determine legality.
On fish with a forked tail,
measure from the center
of the fork, not the tip of
the tail.
Use circle hooks when
fishing with live or dead
bait. Fish tend to swallow
these baits more often
than artificial lures. Circle
hooks seldom gut hook a
fish and usually hook fish
in the jaw, making it easier
to release a healthy fish.

Get your fish on a
magazine cover
Do you have a photo
of a prize catch? Enter


the FWC Ethical Angling
Photo Contest and you
could be on the cover of
the next Saltwater Fish-
ing Regulations. Submit
photos to EthicalAngler@
MyFWC.com
All submitted photos
may be used in any FWC
publication or on the web-
site. Images must be at
least 300 dpi. Preferred
formats include jpg or .tiff
files. Original files from
digital cameras or hard
copy prints are accept-
able. Images should not be
embedded in a Word docu-
ment, .pdf or .ppt, etc.
All submissions must
include a signed FWC
Permission to Use Im-
age form. This form
can be faxed to 850-488-
7152, emailed to Ethical
Angler@MyFWC.com or
mailed to FWC Division
of Marine Fisheries Man-
agement, Ethical Angler
Photo Contest, 2590 Exec-
utive Center Circle, Berk-
ley Building, Suite 204,
Tallahassee, FL 32301.
For more, visit www.
MyFWC/Recreation/
SaltwaterFishResources.
htm.


Bay scallop season opens with promise in St. Joseph's Bay


By Tim Croft
Florida Freedom Newspapers
Bay scallop harvest sea-
son should be much like
last year in St. Joseph's
Bay -just 20 days longer.
That's what research-
ers with the Florida Marine
Research Institute have
determined after their an-
nual survey of Florida bay
scallop populations.
"St. Joseph's Bay should
be about like last year, may-
be up a little bit," said Steve
Geiger with the Florida
Marine Research Institute
in St. Petersburg.
Scallop harvest season
began last Saturday - one
week before the typical
July 1 start - and will end
Sept. 25, about 15 days later
than the usual Sept. 10 end
of harvest season.
"I will be out there the
first day," said Vern Barth
of Port St. Joe. "I can't wait.
I already have my kayak
ready, and I am ready to go.
"I have my 'honey holes,'
my two secret spots, and I
hope it will be like the last
two years. The last couple
of years, every time I've
gone out I've caught my
limit."
Surveys taken in recent
weeks show the St. Joseph's
Bay scallop population
holding fairly steady over
previous seasons, which
have seen an upsurge since
the population significantly
declined in 2004.
Each spring research-
ers survey the bay by set-
ting out 20 300-meter tran-
sect lines throughout the
bay and then counting the
number of scallops along
each transect line. The av-
erage of scallops found per


SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Sometimes the pursuit of scallops entails wading into the bay, as these folks did
last harvest season.


station this year was 155,
up slightly from the 138 av-
erage per transect line in
2010.
The highest station av-
erage was 1,000, down from
about 1,200 last year, and
Geiger said researchers
had five transect line that
yielded zero scallops; last
year there was one station
with no scallops.
"The average is up, but
that is not a tremendous
increase," Geiger said.
"My guess is there will be
really good patches in St.
Joseph's Bay and others
where there is nothing.
When people find those
good patches, they will be
very happy."
Geiger added that a
cooler than usual winter
likely helped the popula-
tion. Scallops, he said, love
the cold and cooler winters
allow scallops to thrive and
survive to become larger
scallops the following sea-
son and to spawn in the
spring.
"That is very good for the


population," Geiger said.
"And there should be some
big guys this season."
Geiger said his data
shows no impact from the
Deepwater Horizon spill of
last year.
He said the Florida Ma-
rine Research Institute
also has 12 stations in St.
Joseph's Bay to count re-
cruits, or young scallops.
Such recruits look for a
place to set and grow, such
as sea grass beds, and the
traps work well in luring
recruits.
The number and gen-
eral health of the recruits
this year was good, Geiger
said.
"If anything was going
to be affected (by the oil
spill), it would be the lar-
vae," Geiger said. "The lar-
vae set well within St. Joe
Bay. There is no evidence
oil came inside the bay. I
don't think there were any
impacts in scallop harvest
areas."
As for the longer season,
proposed by the Florida


Fish and Wildlife Conser-
vation Commission and ap-
proved by the governor and
Cabinet, Geiger said there
are concerns, but the ex-
pansion of the harvest sea-
son is so unique there is no
data to compare.
"It is a concern, instead
of one week longer like last
year this year the season is
three weeks longer, 20 days
longer," Geiger said.
In an effort to gather
data on this year's harvest,
the FWCC is asking har-
vesters to go online to the
commission website and
fill out a 10-question survey
pertaining to where they
found scallops, what size
were the scallops, etc.
The online survey is at
http://svy.mk/bayscallops.
Participants can also email
BayScallops@MyFWC.
com to ask questions or
send more information.
The key for this year,
Geiger said, is to only har-
vest scallops of at least 1.5-
2.0 inches in diameter or
larger.


"I'm not worried about
when they collect, per se,
it is taking the tiny scal-
lops. That is harder on the
population," Geiger said. "I
would rather, honestly, that
people not harvest the one-
inch diameter scallop."
There is a daily limit of
two gallons of whole bay
scallops in the shell or one
pint of bay scallop meat per
person.
In addition, no more
than 10 gallons of whole
bay scallops in the shell or
one-half gallon of bay scal-
lop meat may be possessed
aboard any vessel at any
time. Folks are allowed to
harvest bay scallops only
by hand or with a landing
or dip net.
Bay scallops may not be
harvested for commercial
purposes.
Geiger also emphasized
that bag limits are daily
limits; it is illegal to take
a limit of scallops in the
morning and return later in
the day and collect another
limit of scallops.
Unless otherwise ex-
empt, a regular Florida
saltwater fishing license is


required when using a boat
to harvest scallops. If folks
wade from shore, a regular
Florida saltwater fishing
license or a free resident
shore-based license is
needed.
Divers and snorkelers
are required to display a
"divers-down" flag (red with
a white diagonal stripe)
while in the water. Boaters
must stay at least 100 feet
away from a divers-down
flag in a river, inlet or chan-
nel. In open waters, boat-
ers must stay 300 feet away
from a divers-down flag.
"The most important
thing is to be safe, keep
track of the kids and just
have a fun and safe time,"
Geiger said.
More information on bay
scallops, including man-
agement rules, dive-flag
regulations and boating
safety is available online at
MyFWC.com/Fishing (click
on "Regulations" under
"Saltwater Fishing"). In-
formation about scallop
research is available at
MyFWC/Research/Salt-
water under the "Mollusc"
section.


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Inshore

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All-Star fever grips the county


By David Adlerstein
Times City Editor
Franklin County has a bad
case of All-Star fever, and it's go-
ing to become an epidemic next
month.
With three of the county's
baseball teams headed for state
tournaments, and all five softball
teams set to host the upcoming
Florida Dixie All-Stars state tour-
nament in Carrabelle, it looks to
be a memorable month for lovers
of the great American pastime.
For those who want to enjoy an
exciting week of top-notch softball
action, come to the Will S. Kend-
rick Sports Complex, 1601 Ken-
neth B. Cope Ave. in Carrabelle,
beginning Friday, July 8, as teams
battle for the state title for at least
four days.
A July 7 banquet at 6 p.m. at
the Carrabelle Christian Fam-
ily Life Center, 142 River Road,
will start the ball rolling for the
tournament's many players and
coaches. A Sunday morning ser-
vice at the church is also sched-
uled for tourney participants.
Because they are the hosts,
the county's five All-Star softball
squads all drew byes for their
respective district tournaments,
and so leapfrogged into the state
tourney.
Representing the Angels di-
vision for ages 7-8, the All-Star
squad will be coached by Chad
Terhune, Eric Register and Kim
Johnson. The Darlings, ages 9-10,
are coached by Ward Kirvin and
Brock Johnson, and the Ponytails,
ages 11-12, are coached by Joseph
Farrell, Teresa Segree and Brian
Hardy.
The Belles, ages 13-15, are
coached by Jim McWhinnie, Gary
Martina and Linc Carroll, and the
Debs, ages 16-18, are coached by
Kevin Newell and Matt Kelley.
Gate prices are $5 for a day
pass and $15 for a four-day pass.
Parents and players from the
Dixie Youth League are helping
staff the tournament, with the
event receiving support from the
Tourist Development Council and
the county's parks and recreation
department.
County Commissioner Cheryl
Sanders said at the June 21 coun-
ty commission meeting the tour-
ney will cost in the neighborhood
of $39,000, based on an estimated
overtime and other expenses.
Curt Blair, TDC administrator,
said the TDC is contributing about
$11,000 in bed tax revenue and
BP grant money to the tourna-
ment, which includes about $5,000
to provide gift bags to about 500


HEATHER RASH I Special to the Times


The AAA All-Stars pose with their trophies after winning in Wewa.


visitors on hand for the tourney.
Money from Visit Florida enables
the TDC to help fund the tourney
banquet, with other funds going
toward promotional advertising.
"This tournament will also put
some money back into the TDC in
bed tax revenue," Commissioner
Bevin Putnal said.
As much as excitement is
building for this hometown event,
players on three of the county's
All-Star baseball teams are get-
ting excited about going on the
road to compete in state tourna-
ments.

AA boys win in Wewa
The county's youngest boys
baseball All-Stars (other than the
T-ball teams, which do not take
part in postseason play) was the
lone squad to take home a dis-
trict title this past week in Wewa-
hitchka.
As described by enthusiastic
fan Jinny Trammell, the AA team,
for boys ages 7-8, is led by manag-
er Bob "Big League Ready" Eddy
and assistant coaches Justin
"Dazzle Man" Odom, Mark "Big
Papa" Daniels, Jennifer "J-LOE'
Daniels and Thomas "Tighten-
Up" Noffsinger.
On the diamond, the boys out-
played Callaway, Wewa and Port
St. Joe to take home the gold in the
tourney, which features a pitching
machine that hurls the rawhide at
40 mph. They will head to Brooks-
ville on July 9 to compete in the
state tourney.


"We have 12 kids who can hit
the ball," Eddy said. "I was espe-
cially proud of our hitting."
On June 17, the boys topped
Wewa 14-12 in six innings and
went on the next day to beat Port
St. Joe 18-15. On June 20, the boys
had a bye and the next day, lost for
the first time to Port St. Joe, 20-15.
But the boys came back July 22 to
win 9-7 over Port St. Joe and se-
cure the trophy.
"Our kids reallyworked hard on
fundamentals in batting and until
the last game, when we struck out
five times, only had one strikeout
per game," Eddy said. "We field
well, too. It's not that they let the
ball go between their legs; it's just
the ball gets hit more."
Eddy's regular season team,
the Apalachicola Eagles, spon-
sored by the Blue Parrot and Ace
Hardware, won the season title,
so he got to manage the All-Stars
and helped pick players from
throughout the county.
As described by Trammell,
the team features pitcher No. 8
Devin "Triple D - Dynamo" Dan-
iels; shortstop No. 9 Clint "The
Rocket, Bay-Bay" Rester; first
baseman No. 2 Lamarius "Monk
Monk, The Mayor" Martin; center
fielder No. 17 Caden "Knock 'em
in, Pooh Bear" Turrell; left fielder
No. 1 Joshua "Hammerin' Frog-
ger" Farmer; second baseman
No. 21 Joshua "Iron Man, Little
0" Odom; catcher No. 3 Kelson
"Slugger has a Mohawk" Smith;
third baseman No. 99 Alex "Goot
the Pearl" Joanos; pitcher No. 7


Bennett "Pretty Bunt aka Her-
mann" Rash; right fielder No. 22
Jordan "Six Months, Sweet Swing-
in" Millender; catcher No. 28 Colin
"The Amazing Buster" Amison;
and right fielder No. 10 Gage "The
Gray Fox, Buddy" Boone.
"Special thanks to our score-
keepers: Toni 'Tone Toned Long
Legs' Eddy, Tonya 'The Greek's
Pretty Wife' Joanos and April
'Gimme a Kiss, Hot Lips' Rester,"
Trammell said. "Thanks also to all
the fans, families, supporters and
sponsors who cheered them on
each game.
"Coach Bob brought the play-
ers to victory and spent endless
hot summer hours directing the
team for weeks to the No. 1 spot,
evermore drilling techniques to
earn this well-deserved glory,
along with the help of the assistant
coaches," she said. "Many parents
have used the phrase 'Coach Bob
said ...' at home to keep the play-
ers focused and disciplined. Way
to go, Seahawks."
Trammell urged members of
the community to contact any par-
ent or coach to donate to fundrais-
ing efforts for the state tourney
trip.

AAA, Majors finish
as runners-up
In the AAA division, for boys
ages 9-10, the team finished as
runners-up in Wewa. Coached
by Greg Sasnett, with assistance
from Michael Newell and T.J.
Pendleton, the team downed Cal-


laway 4-1 to open the tourney.
The squad then defeated Port
St. Joe 9-8, after the rivals to the
west scored their runs in the first
and second innings before pitcher
Christopher Newell shut them
down the rest of the way. Third
baseman Tonner Segree came
home on a passed ball to win the
game in the sixth inning.
The squad then dropped two
straight games to Port St. Joe, 7-3
and 12-9, to settle for second place
and earn a berth in the July 16
state tourney in Avon Park.
The team consists of Newell
at shortstop and pitcher; Segree
at third base; Jacob Pendleton
at first base and pitcher; Micah
McLeod at second and pitcher;
Ethan Riley at second and short-
stop; Christian Amison at catcher;
and outfielders Duncan Whaley,
Ethan Moses, Lucas Sasnett,
Matthew Gay, Tanner Amison and
Cale Barber.
Fan Ronda Newell encouraged
people to contact any player to
buy Krispy Kreme doughnuts to
help fund the state tourney trip. In
addition, the team hopes to raise
money this weekend with other
teams at the Blue Parrot Restau-
rant on St. George Island.
In the Majors division, for ages
11-12, coached by Lanny Rester,
with assistants Michael Gilbert
and Shelton Trail, the team lost
two heartbreakers to Wewa, 5-4 in
the opener and 7-6 in the champi-
onship, to settle for second place
and a July 22 trip to the state tour-
ney in East Lakeland.
"We had bases loaded, and we
just didn't hit the ball," Rester
said. "The two games they (Port
St. Joe) beat us, we didn't hit the
ball like we should have."
Pitcher Trenton Lee was the
workhorse for the team, winning
two complete games, including a
16-7 victory over Wewa in which
he struck out 11.
Lee also twirled a two-hitter
against Callaway, winning 2-0 after
shortstop Jack Harris smacked
a base hit, and second baseman
Corbin Rester was hit by a pitch.
Lee then knocked a base hit that
drove in Harris, and Rester stole
home on a passed ball.
Harris and left fielder Chris-
tian Page both had two-run hom-
ers in the tourney. Also contribut-
ing mightily were first baseman
Jan Lowe, third baseman Tyler
Pendleton, left fielder Tyler Farm-
er, right fielder Marshall Sweet,
second baseman and center
fielder Connor Rash, right field-
er Tyler Millender, catcher Nick
Joanos and right fielder James
Durham.


Air Force officer wins island's Sizzler


By David Adlerstein
Times City Editor
A former Rutherford High
School cross country champion,
recently graduated from the U.S.
Air Force Academy, made it look
easy Saturday as he breezed to
victory in the 14th annual St.
George Island 5K Sizzler.
Nearly a minute ahead of
his closest competitor, 2nd Lt.
Brandon Hough topped the field
of 218 runners with a time of
17:06. Finishing in second was
25-year-old Jack Redwing, who
ran a 17:51. Best among local
runners was Franklin County
High School track standout El-
ton Olvera, 18, who finished 14th,
at 20:16.
Unlike previous years, when
a female runner or two would
finish in the top 20, females this
year generally posted mid-range
times, with the top finisher, 22-
year-old Nick Reichenbach, fin-
ishing 36th with a 22:44.
Hough said he felt challenged
the entire way, but onlookers


saw a race where he dominated
from start to finish. "I felt like
they were right on my (tail) the
whole way," he said.
Hough said the heat more
than made up for the gains he
accrued running at a lower alti-
tude than in Colorado Springs,
Colo., where he ran Division I
cross country in his senior year
at the Air Force Academy.
"It's lost in the heat," he said.
"It's a tradeoff."
The son of mom and stepfa-
ther Sandy and Terry Tunn, of
Callaway, the 2007 Rutherford
grad was Bay County cross
country champ and now finds
himself running about 65 miles a
week in training. Now headed to
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
for an assignment with the 88th
Contracting Squadron, Hough
will be in San Antonio for techni-
cal school in late August through
October, where he plans to run
cross country but not attached
to any team.
"I'm just trying to get used to
it being really hot," he said,


SUMMER SIZZLER 5K
Place Name Time Aae Gender


Brandon Hough
Jack Redwing
Joel Piotowski
Stanley Linton
Paul Moriarty


17:06
17:51
17:58
18:01
19:12


For complete results and lots more photos,
visit apalachtimes.com.

Eastpoint veterinarian Hob-
son Fulmer once again coordi-
nated the race, sponsored by
the Tate's Hell Track Club and
drawing on Gulf Winds Track
Club runners, but not a featured
Grand Prix event. The Tourist
Development Council helped
fund advertising for the race this
year, and a robust party for the
runners followed at Harry As on
the island.
Topping the field of the one-
mile Fun Run was 14-year-old
Megan Jones, of Tallahassee,
who ran it in 7:43.
"It was good," she said. "'It
was hot. But it wasn't too killing


or anything."
The Deer Lake middle-
schooler is headed for her fresh-
man year at Chiles High School
and has already begun training
with the team there.
The daughter of Ithel and Gill
Jones, Jones comes from Wales.
Her father, Ithel Jones, is an as-
sociate professor of early child-
hood education in Florida State
University's College of Educa-
tion.
At the other end of the field
was new runner Danny Itzkov-
itz, a restaurateur who started
running six weeks ago with Eric
Olson, his personal trainer at the
Apalachicola Fitness Center.
Olson ran stride for stride
alongside Itzkovitz the entire
way, helping his prot6g6 com-
plete the race in 43:55.
"I was shooting for less than
45 minutes," Itzkovitz said after
his wife and two children cheered
him at the finish line. "My knees,
my ankles, my fat (tail) - I didn't
think I was going to finish. But I
will run again."


Brandon Hough gets ready to
cross the Sizzler finish line first.


Sports 3-on-3 hoop tourney planned for July 16
R IEF Plans are under way for a 3-on-3 triple- For the first eight teams to call and enter, For more information or to enter the
BR I elimination basketball tournament slated by Wednesday, July 13, the entry fee is $20. tourney, call Granville Croom at 323-0764


tor Saturday, July 16, in the Carrabelle
gymnasium.


Each team is limited to tour players. Thme
trophy goes to the two top teams.


or 653-1264, or Jeremy Williams at 850-524-
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reported seeing two waterspouts
over the bay at 8:08 p.m.
Undersheriff Joel Norred said
the sheriff's office stepped up pa-
trols on the island Monday night
after the outage. There is no cur-
few, but rental companies were
asked T'uesday to provide the sher-
iff's office with guest lists for night
patrols. Residents were asked to
curtail nighttime activities.
Lt. John Solomon said a wire-
less alert was sent to island resi-
dents asking them to turn off air


conditioners at the fuse box so the
emergency generators deployed
by Progress are not overloaded
when they are kicked on. He said
air conditioners can be turned on
once the generators are running.
The outage came at an unfortu-
nate time, since this Fourth of July
week is one of the season's busiest,
with occupancy at 100 percent in
island rental properties.
Some island businesses, includ-
ing Resort Vacation Properties
and Collins Vacation Rentals, have


generators that allowed them to
operate without interruption.
Helen Spohrer, speaking for the
Tourist Development Council's
marketing office, said the outage
"should have a minimal effect on
tourism."
Jamie Crum, spokesman for
Fickling Vacation Rentals, said,
"Everybody's been good so far.
Only a few have complained."
About 40 people attended a
meeting at the Buccaneer Inn
Tuesday morning where Progress


Energy representatives met with
county law enforcement, County
Commissioner Pinki Jackel, emer-
gency management officials and
businesses. Progress officials re-
minded residents that as the gen-
erators come online, there will be
intermittent periods of power dur-
ing the day.
Progress said the eight genera-
tors dispatched to the island would
allow full service, and that custom-
ers need not take special measures
to conserve power.


Progress said the damaged
poles will be replaced in three to
five days, provided there is no more
bad weather, by 36-inch temporary
concrete poles, stronger than the
ones destroyed in the storm.
This is not the first time in re-
cent history the lines have gone
down. It happened in 2006 when
a tornado hit the lines, and again
in 2008, when a waterspout hit.
Storms then delayed for several
days the restoration of electricity
through Progress generators.


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Discussion on the cal-
endar issue began with two
school board members, Te-
resa Ann Martin and Carl
Whaley, objecting that stu-
dents would be in school on
Veterans Day, Friday, Nov.
11.
Martin said she liked the
original 180-day calendar,
but continued to hear con-
cerns that students would
again be in school for Veter-
ans Day, even though spe-
cial events were planned for
that day.
"If we were saving a
whole lot, sure, I'd want to
go with 156 days," she said.
"I don't see we're changing
a whole lot by changing the
dates."
Whaley said having stu-
dents in school on Veterans
Day would be "a deal-break-
er for me. Many people, in-
cluding my father, who is a
veteran, were very upset.
It is a nationally recognized
holiday, and he was fit to be
tied."
Whaley said he'd like to
see a veterans education
program earlier in the week,
with Nov. 11 off to enable
students to spend time with
their families.
Franklin County School
teacher Elinor Mount-Sim-
mons, a member of the
school's calendar commit-
tee, said committee mem-
bers would have to review
any changes to the calendar,
which might prove difficult


given that school was out for
the summer.
Hinton tried unsuccess-
fully to have the board ap-
prove the shorter calendar
in concept and send it back
to the committee to adjust
the Veterans Day schedule.
"The state legislature
has come to agreement that
it is a decision (for school
districts)," he said. "I think
the kids become educated
more on Veterans Day in
school than given a holiday
where they go fishing. I don't
have a problem not having
Veterans Day off, as long as
it's recognized.
"I noticed (at gradua-
tion) a large amount of peo-
ple did not know the proper
etiquette (with the Pledge of
Allegiance)," he said. "What
we really need is to have
education in the school that
pertains to any type of patri-
otic activities."
Facing a state deadline
for school calendars that
had already passed, the
board moved ahead with
deciding on the schedule for
the upcoming school year.

Longer days,
longer summer
Hinton said he favored
the shorter calendar and
that it would improve aca-
demics.
"Having the exams be-
fore Christmas is a very pos-
itive step, and terminating


the school shortly after the
FCATs is a positive step," he
said.
Franklin County High
School teacherDenise Roux,
representing the teach-
ers union, said a survey of
union membership about
various concerns indicated
85 percent of respondents
"strongly or somewhat ap-
proved" of shortening the
school calendar.
"The survey was sent
to instructional and non-
instructional employees
of both unions," she said.
"More responded from the
teachers, but the survey
was available to all."
Karen Ward, a Franklin
County elementary school
teacher who has decided
to return next year to her
former teaching post at the
ABC School, voiced strong
opposition to the shorter
calendar.
"I don't think we'll see the
effect this school year; it will
be the following year," she
said. "You're going to have
lapses, and you're going to
see regression.
"I'm not here for myself.
I'm here as a teacher for our
students," she said. "Our
students come first, not our
teachers and not our pay. If
there's somewhere else we
can cut, I think that needs to
be considered.
"I don't see the extra
time in the day," Ward said,
acknowledging the pres-


sures of state testing can
cut into instructional time.
"But when FCATs were
over, I hit the other subject
harder. There won't be an
'after FCAT' this year to go
back and hit that other sub-
ject harder.
"I can see the test scores
falling when you have to go
back (after a longer sum-
mer)," she said. "They're out
of habit. They're not reading,
they're not studying over
the summer. There's a lot of
students who don't come to
that summer program."
Ward made clear she
was not speaking as a repre-
sentative of the ABC School,
which promised to abide the
school district's calendar
decision.
"I'm here as a parent,"
she said. "My own child
attends Franklin County
School, and I don't want
to see his school year cut.
That's my own personal
feeling and opinion.
"I'm looking out for the
welfare of all them, not one
school or another," Ward
said. "He needs to be in
school. He needs to be ready
for college. I don't think he
will be if you give him five
extra weeks of summer.
You're going to take away
from his education.
"What if it's just disas-
trous? What if it causes our
whole education in Franklin
County to fail?" she said.
"I'm begging you to leave it


at 180 days."
A new resident of Apala-
chicola, John Comer, came
prepared with statistics
regarding academic perfor-
mance in Franklin County
to argue against a longer
school day. A former edu-
cator from Marin County,
Calif., he said "the problem
with extending your student
hours per day is that student
achievement will drop be-
cause, in fact, students have
a limited attention span like
everybody else."
Comer outlined data that
showed the district's point
total last year enabled it
to just meet the minimum
number of points to earn
a B rating. FCAT scores
were recently released by
the Florida Department of
Education, which plans to
release school grades for
2010-11 on June 30.
"If student achievement
drops during the year, you
will lose your B rating," he
said. "The world I come
from is highly competitive.
In order to survive, you have
to be a power reader and
know serious arithmetic
skills. You have to be able to
know the basics of science.
These are subjects in which
students today in school
aren't doing very well."
Comer urged the board
to consider reducing over-
head "by eliminating those
areas of your overhead that
do not directly contribute


to student achievement."
Pressed to provide spe-
cific examples, he said a
20 percent reduction could
be made in administrative
costs.
"There's no reason in
the world Franklin County
schools can't have an A
rating. You're within strik-
ing distance," he said. "You
have to set your goals and
say this is what our schools
are going to accomplish,
and it can be done. It can be
done."

Lowest-paid would
bear brunt of cut
Board Chairman Jimmy
Gander, who arrived in the
middle of the discussion be-
cause of a misunderstand-
ing over the meeting's start
time, said he had "a couple
of real big problems" with
the shortened school year.
While he acknowledged
the state has said the short-
er school year wouldn't af-
fect the student count upon
which funding is based, he
said he wasn't totally con-
vinced there would not be
problems.
"We're not just guaran-
teed that money," he said.
"I'm an overcautious per-
son."
Gander said he did not
believe savings in utility
costs would drop as much
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NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF CITY ORDINANCE


The City Commission of the City of Apalachicola will hold a public hearing for the
purpose of receiving citizen's comments on the following proposed ordinance:


ORDINANCE 2011-03


AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NUMBER 91-7 PROVIDING FOR
THE ADDITION OF MUSEUM AS A SPECIAL EXCEPTION USE WITHIN THE
O/R DISTRICT, AMENDING LANGUAGE REGULATING ACCESSORY USE AND
SPECIAL EXCEPTIONS AND FORTHE REPEAL OF ALL ORDINANCES IN
CONFLICT HEREWITH AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.


The public hearing will be held in the Apalachicola Community Center,#1 Bay Avenue,
Apalachicola, Florida at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, July 5,2011. All interested parties are
encouraged to appear and be heard with respect to this proposed ordinance.




PUBLIC NOTICE

The City Commission of the City of Carrabelle will meet in regular session
on Thursday, July 7, 2011, at approximately 7:00 p.m. or as soon as can be
heard in the City of Carrabelle Commission Chambers located at 1001 Gray
Ave, Carrabelle, FL (850)697-2727 to consider the following in accordance
with Ordinance No.:443, Consent of Use for the Consumption and Sale of
Alcohol:
1.Allowing a restaurant located at 201 W 8th St. to sell alcohol.


All interested parties are invited to attend the public hearing on this matter.
Further information concerning the proposed amendment can be obtained
from the City Clerk at City Hall, at 1001 Gray Avenue, Carrabelle, Florida,
32322, or by calling (850) 697-2727, between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and
4:30 P.M., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.
If an individual decides to appeal any decision made by the City
Commission with respect to this meeting, a verbatim transcript may be
required. If so, the individual should make provision for a transcript to
be made at the meeting, (RE: Florida Statute 286.0105). Pursuant to the
provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring
special accommodation to participate in this meeting is asked to advise the
city at least 48 hours before the meeting by contacting Keisha Smith at the
above address or phone number.

Wilburn Messer, Mayor

Attest:
Keisha Smith, City Clerk

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Eastpoint Water and Sewer District
2010 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report
We're pleased to present to you this year's Annual Water Quality Report. This report is designed to inform you about the quality water and services we deliver to you every
day. Our constant goal is to provide you with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water. We want you to understand the efforts we make to continually improve the
water treatment process and protect our water resources. We are committed to ensuring the quality of your water. Our water source is ground water from two wells. The
wells draw from the Floridan Aquifer. Because of the excellent quality of our water, the only treatments required are aeration and chlorination for disinfection purposes.
In 2009 the Department of Environmental Protection performed a Source Water Assessment on our system. The assessment was conducted to provide information
about any potential sources of contamination in the vicinity of our wells. There is one potential source of contamination identified for this system with a moderate
susceptibility level. The assessment results are available on the FDEP Source Water Assessment and Protection Program website at www.dep.state.fl.us/swapp or they can
be obtained from Eastpoint Water and Sewer District at 670-8177.
If you have any questions about this report or concerning your water utility, please contact Charlie Painter at 850-670-8177. We encourage our valued customers to be informed
about their water utility. If you want to learn more, please attend any of our regularly scheduled meetings. They are held on the third Tuesday of each month at 4:00 p.m.
Eastpoint Water and Sewer District routinely monitors for contaminants in your drinking water according to Federal and State laws, rules, and regulations. Except where
indicated otherwise, this report is based on the results of our monitoring for the period of January 1 to December 31, 2010. Data obtained before January 1, 2010, and
presented in this report are from the most recent testing done in accordance with the laws, rules, and regulations.
In the table below, you may find unfamiliar terms and abbreviations. To help you better understand these terms we've provided the following definitions:
Maximum Contaminant Level or MCL: The highest level of a contaminant that is allowed in drinking water. MCLs are set as close to the MCLGs as feasible using the
best available treatment technology.
Maximum Contaminant Level Goal or MCLG: The level of a contaminant in drinking water below which there is no known or expected risk to health. MCLGs allow for
a margin of safety.
Action Level (AL): The concentration of a contaminant which, if exceeded, triggers treatment or other requirements that a water system must follow.
Initial Distribution System Evaluation (IDSE): An important part of the Stage 2 Disinfection Byproducts Rule (DBPR). The IDSE is a one-time study conducted by
water systems to identify distribution system locations with high concentrations of trihalomethanes (THMs) and haloacetic acids (HAAs). Water systems will use results
from the IDSE, in conjunction with their Stage 1 DBPR compliance monitoring data, to select compliance monitoring locations for the Stage 2 DBPR.
Maximum residual disinfectant level or MRDL: The highest level of a disinfectant allowed in drinking water. There is convincing evidence that addition of a
disinfectant is necessary for control of microbial contaminants.
Maximum residual disinfectant level goal or MRDLG: The level of a drinking water disinfectant below which there is no known or expected risk to health. MRDLGs do
not reflect the benefits of the use of disinfectants to control microbial contaminants.
"ND" means not detected and indicates that the substance was not found by laboratory analysis.
Parts per billion (ppb) or Micrograms per liter (pg/1): one part by weight of analyte to 1 billion parts by weight of the water sample.
Parts per million (ppm) or Milligrams per liter (mg/1): one part by weight of analyte to 1 million parts by weight of the water sample.
Picocurie per liter (pCi/L): measure of the radioactivity in water.

2010 CONTAMINANTS TABLE
Contaminant and Unit Dates of sampling Violation Level Range of Results MCLG MCL Likely Source of
(mo./yr.) Violation eve, Range of Results MCLG MCL
of Measurement (mo./yr.) Y/N Detected Contamination

Radioactive Contaminants

Alpha emitters (pCi/L) Mar-09 N 3.1 N/A 0 15 Erosion of natural deposits

Radium 226 + 228
Or combined radium Mar-09 N 1.0 N/A 0 5 Erosion of natural deposits
(pCi/L)

Inorganic Contaminants

Erosion of natural deposits;
discharge from fertilizer and
aluminum factories. Water
Fluoride (ppm) Mar-09 N 0.4 N/A 4 4.0 ad i p es t
additive which promotes strong
teeth when at optimum levels
between 0.7 and 1.3 ppm
Salt water intrusion, leaching
Sodium (ppm) Mar-09 N 13 N/A N/A 160 ro s,
from soil
Discharge of drilling wastes;
Barium (ppm) Mar-09 N 0.018 N/A 2 2 discharge from metal refineries;
erosion of natural deposits
Discharge from steel/metal
Cyanide (ppb) Mar-09 N 10 N/A 200 200 factories; discharge from plastic
and fertilizer factories

MCL or
Disinfectant or Dates of MCL or
Contaminant and Unit sampling MRDL Level Range of MCLG or MCL or Likely Source of Contamination
of Measurement mo r Violation Detected Results MRDLG MRDL
of Measurement (mo./yr.) Y/N

Stage 1 Disinfectants and Disinfection By-Products

Chlorine (ppm) 10 Jan-Dec N 1.5 4 0.95-1.95MRDL = 4.0 Water additive used to control microbes

Haloacetic Acids (five) Aug &.5-54.1 NA MCL 60 By-product of drinking water
(HAA5) (ppb) Nov. 10 disinfection
TTHM [Total Aug. & 104.9 94.1- NA MCL 80 By-product of drinking water
trihalomethanes] (ppb) Nov. 10 N 104.9 disinfection
*Compliance is determined based on the average of 4 quarters. Data shown for 2010 only (first 2 of 4 quarters to be taken). If we are in violation
with the next two quarters, we will notify you.

Contaminant and Dates of AL 90th No. of sampling AL
Unit of sampling Exceeded Percentile sites exceeding MCLG (Action Likely Source of Contamination
Measurement (mo./yr.) Y/N Result the AL Level)

Lead and Copper (Tap Water)

Corrosion of household plumbing systems;
Copper (tap Mar 10 N 1.2 0 of 10 1.3 1.3 erosion of natural deposits; leaching from
water) (ppm) M 10
wood preservatives

Lead (tap water) Corrosion of household plumbing systems,
(ppb) Mar N lppb 0 of 10 0 15 erosion of natural deposits


The Eastpoint Water and Sewer District did not have lead levels above State required limits. However, if elevated levels were present, it could cause serious health
problems, especially for pregnant women and young children. Lead in drinking water is primarily from materials and components associated with service lines and
home plumbing. Eastpoint Water and Sewer District is responsible for providing high quality drinking water, but cannot control the variety of materials used in
plumbing components. When your water has been sitting for several hours, you can minimize the potential for lead exposure by flushing your tap for 30 seconds to
2 minutes before using water for drinking or cooking. If you are concerned about lead in your water, you may wish to have your water tested. Information on lead in
drinking water, testing methods, and steps you can take to minimize exposure is available from the Safe Drinking Water Hotline or at http://www.epa.gov/safewater/lead.
The sources of drinking water (both tap water and bottled water) include rivers, lakes, streams, ponds, reservoirs, springs, and wells. As water travels over the surface of
the land or through the ground, it dissolves naturally occurring minerals and, in some cases, radioactive material, and can pick up substances resulting from the presence
of animals or from human activity.
Contaminants that may be present in source water include:
(A) Microbial contaminants, such as viruses and bacteria, which may come from sewage treatment plants, septic systems, agricultural livestock operations, and wildlife.
(B) Inorganic contaminants, such as salts and metals, which can be naturally-occurring or result from urban stormwater runoff, industrial or domestic wastewater
discharges, oil and gas production, mining, or farming.
(C) Pesticides and herbicides, which may come from a variety of sources such as agriculture, urban stormwater runoff, and residential uses.
(D) Organic chemical contaminants, including synthetic and volatile organic chemicals, which are by-products of industrial processes and petroleum production,
and can also come from gas stations, urban stormwater runoff, and septic systems.
(E) Radioactive contaminants, which can be naturally occurring or be the result of oil and gas production and mining activities.
In order to ensure that tap water is safe to drink, the EPA prescribes regulations, which limit the amount of certain contaminants in water provided by public water
systems. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations establish limits for contaminants in bottled water, which must provide the same protection for public
health.
Drinking water, including bottled water, may reasonably be expected to contain at least small amounts of some contaminants. The presence of contaminants does not
necessarily indicate that the water poses a health risk. More information about contaminants and potential health effects can be obtained by calling the Environmental
Protection Agency's Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 1-800-426-4791.


Some people may be more vulnerable to contaminants in drinking water than the general population. Immuno-compromised persons such as persons with cancer
undergoing chemotherapy, persons who have undergone organ transplants, people with HIV/AIDS or other immune system disorders, some elderly, and infants can be
particularly at risk from infections. These people should seek advice about drinking water from their health care providers. EPA/CDC guidelines on appropriate means
to lessen the risk of infection by Cryptosporidium and other microbiological contaminants are available from the Safe Drinking Water Hotline (800-426-4791).
We at the Eastpoint Water and Sewer District would like you to understand the efforts we make to continually improve the water treatment process and protect our water
resources. We are committed to insuring the quality of your water. If you have any questions or concerns about the information provided, please feel free to call any of
the numbers listed.


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2010 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

City of Apalachicola

We're pleased to present to you this year's Annual Water Quality Report. This report is designed to inform you about the quality water and services we deliver to you every day. Our constant goal is to provide you with a
safe and dependable supply ofdrinking water. We want you to '.i.,. ......i ,'. '. ., we make to continually improve the water treatment process and protect our water resources. We are committed to ensuring the quality
of your water. Our water source is ground water from three wells. The wells draw from the Floridan Aquifer. Because of the excellent quality of our water, the only treatment required is chlorine for disinfection purposes.
In 2009 the Department of Environmental Protection performed a Source Water Assessment on our system. The assessment was conducted to provide information about any potential sources of contamination in the
vicinity of our wells. There is one potential source of contamination identified for this system with a moderate susceptibility level. The assessment results are available on the FDEP Source Water Assessment and Protection
Program website at www.dep.state.fl.us/swapp or can be obtained from Apalachicola City Hall at 850/653-9319.


The City ofApalachicola routinely monitors for contaminants in your drinking water according to Federal and State laws, rules, and regulations. Except where indicated otherwise, this report is based on the results of our
monitoring for the period of January 1 to December 31,2010 Data obtained before January 1, 2010, and presented in this report are from the most recent testing done in accordance with the laws, rules, and regulations.
In the table below, you may find unfamiliar terms and abbreviations. To help you better understand these terms we've provided the following definitions:
Maximum Contaminant Level or MCL: The highest level of a contaminant that is allowed in drinking water. MCLs are set as close to the MCLGs as feasible using the best available treatment technology.
Maximum Contaminant Level Goal or MCLG: The level of a contaminant in drinking water below, which there is no known or expected risk to health. MCLGs allow for a margin of safety.
Action Level (AL): The concentration of a contaminant, which, if exceeded, triggers treatment or other requirements that a water system must follow.
Initial Distribution System Evaluation (IDSE): An important part of the Stage 2 Disinfection Byproducts Rule (DBPR). The IDSE is a one-time study conducted by water systems to identify distribution system locations with high
concentrations of trihalomnethanes (THMs) and haloacetic acids (HAAs). Water systems will use results from the IDSE, in conjunction with their Stage 1 DBPR compliance monitoring data, to select compliance monitoring locations
for the Stage 2 DBPR.
Maximum residual disinfectant level or MRDL: The highest level of a disinfectant allowed in drinking water. There is convincing evidence that addition of a disinfectant is necessary for control of microbial contaminants.
Maximum residual disinfectant level goal or MRDLG: The level of a drinking water disinfectant below, which there is no known or expected risk to health. MRDLGs do not reflect the benefits of the use of disinfectants to control
microbial contaminants.
Parts per billion (ppb) or Micrograms per liter (pg/1): one part by weight of analyte to 1 billion parts by weight of the water sample.
Parts per million (ppm) or Milligrams per liter (mg/I: one part by weight of analyte to 1 million parts by weight of the water sample.
Picocurie per liter (pCi/L): measure of the radioactivity in water.
2010 CONTAMINANTS TABLE
Dates of
Contaminant and Unit of sampling MCL Violation Level Range of MCLG MCL Likely Source of
Measurement Y/N Detected Results Contamination
(mo./yr.)

Radioactive Contaminants
Erosion of natural
Alpha emitters (pCi/L) June 09 N 2.5 N/A 0 15 Erosion of natural
deposits
Radium 226 + 228 or June 09 N 2.4 N/A 0 5 Erosion of natural
c i r Ci June 09 N 2.4 N/A 0 5 de ot
combined radium (pCi/L) deposits

Inorganic Contaminants
Discharge of drilling
wastes; discharge
Barium (ppm) May 09 N 0.016 NA 2 2 from metal refineries;
erosion of natural
deposits
Erosion of natural
deposits; discharge
from fertilizer and
aluminum factories.
Fluoride (ppm) May & Aug 09 N 0.6 0.5-0.6 4 4.0 Water additive which
promotes strong teeth
when at optimum
levels between 0.7
and 1.3 ppm
Sodium (ppm) May 09 N 37 N/A N/A 160 Salt water intrusion,
S________________ __________ leaching from soil
Stage 1 Disinfectants and Disinfection By-Products
Disinfectant or MCL or
Contaminant and Dates of MRDL Level Range MCLG or MCL or
ContaminM D L e R sampling ange MLv e of iin or MCL or Likely Source of Contamination
Unit of sampling Violation Detected of MRDLG MRDL
Measurement (mo./yr.) Y/ Results
MeasurementJan Y/NRL
Chlorine (ppm) Dec 10 N 1.1 0.4-1.9 = 4 MRDL =4.0 Water additive used to control microbes
Haloacetic Acids July 10 10.5-
(five) (HAA5) (ppb) NoJuly 10 N 29.7 29.7 NA MCL =60 By-product of drinking water disinfection
(five) (HAA5) (ppb) Nov 10 29.7
TTHM [Total
TTHM [Total July 10 17.79-
trihalomethanes] Nov 10 N 136.2 136.2 NA MCL =80 By-product of drinking water disinfection
(ppb) *
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Contaminant and Dates of AL 90th No. of sampling AL
Unit of sampling Exceeded Percentile sites exceeding MCLG (Action Likely Source of Contamination
Measurement (mo./yr.) Y/N Result the AL Level)

Lead and Copper (Tap Water)
Copper (tap water) June Corrosion of household plumbing
Copper (tap water) June-pt08 N 0.14 ppm 0 of 10 1.3 1.3 systems; erosion of natural deposits;
(ppm) Sept 08 _leaching from wood preservatives
Lead (tap water) June - N 2 ppb 0 of 10 0 15 Corrosion of household plumbing
(ppb) Sept 08 systems, erosion of natural deposits
If present, elevated levels of lead can cause serious health problems, especially for pregnant women and young children. Lead in drinking water is primarily from materials and components associated with service lines and home
plumbing. The City ofApalachicola is responsible for providing high quality drinking water, but cannot control the variety of materials used in plumbing components. When your water has been sittingfor several hours, you
can minimize the potential for lead exposure by flushing your tap for 30 seconds to 2 minutes before using water for drinkingor cooking. If you are concerned about lead in your water, you may wish to have your water tested.
Information on lead in drinking water, testing methods, and steps you can take to minimize exposure is available from the Safe Drinking Water Hotline or at http://www.epa.gov/safewater/lead.
The sources of drinking water (both tap water and bottled water) include rivers, lakes, streams, ponds, reservoirs, springs, and wells. As water travels over the surface of the land or through the ground, it dissolves naturally
occurring minerals and, in some cases, radioactive material, and can pick up substances resulting from the presence of animals or from human activity.
Contaminants that may be present in source water include:
(A) Microbial contaminants, such as viruses and bacteria, which may come from sewage treatment plants, septic systems, agricultural livestock operations, and wildlife.
(B) Inorganic contaminants, such as salts and metals, which can be naturally-occurring or result from urban stormwater runoff, industrial or domestic wastewater discharges, oil and gas production, mining, or farming.
(C) Pesticides and herbicides, which may come from a variety of sources such as agriculture, urban stormwater runoff, and residential uses.
(D) Organic chemical contaminants, including synthetic and volatile organic chemicals, which are by-products of industrial processes and petroleum production, and can, also, come from gas stations, urban stormwater
runoff, and septic systems. ..
(E) Radioactive contaminants, which can be naturally occurring or be the result of oil and gas production and mining activities.

In order to ensure that tap water is safe to drink, the EPA prescribes . .
regulations, which limit the amount of certain contaminants in water "" ".:
provided by public water systems. The Food and DrugAdministration
(FDA) regulations establish limits for contaminants in bottled water,
which must provide the same protection for public health.


Drinking water, including bottled water, may reasonably be expected to contain at least small amounts of some contaminants. The presence of contaminants does not necessarily indicate that the water poses a health risk. More
information about contaminants and potential health effects can be obtained by calling the Environmental Protection Agency's Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 1-800-426-4791.
Thank you for allowing us to continue providingyour family with clean, quality water this year. We are pleased to report that we have remained in full compliance. In order to maintain a safe and dependable water supply, we
sometimes need to make improvements that will benefit all of our customers. These improvements are sometimes reflected as rate structure adjustments. Thank you for understanding.
The City ofApalachicola recognizes that water conservation is the key to a safe and sustainable drinking water source and the importance of customer education is an integral component of any successful effort to conserve water.
We encourage all our customers to take advantage of water conservation tips and informational materials easily available from the NWFWMD and FDEP.
Some people may be more vulnerable to contaminants in drinking water than the general population. Immuno-compromised persons such as persons with cancer undergoing chemotherapy, persons who have undergone organ
transplants, people with HIV/AIDS or other immune system disorders, some elderly, and infants can be particularly at risk from infections. These people should seek advice about drinking water from their health care providers.
EPA/CDC guidelines on appropriate means to lessen the risk of infection by Cryptosporidium and other microbiological contaminants are available from the Safe Drinking Water Hotline (800-426-4791).
We at the City ofApalachicola would like you to understand the efforts we make to continually improve the water treatment process and protect our water resources. We are committed to insuring the quality ofyour water. Ifyou
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Utilities Clerk at 850/653-9319. We encourage our valued customers to
be informed about their water utility. If you want to learn more, please
attend any of our regularly scheduled meetings. They are held on the
first Tuesday after the first Monday of each month at 6:00 PM at the
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commander of the wing, said
during a press conference
June 23 at the Aero Club.
"This always hits an Air
Force family hard," Brewer
said. "Our first condolences go
out to the family, and obviously,
whatever we can do in order to
help the family ... that's where
our thoughts and prayers are."
The plane was in the air do-
ing training exercises for about
30 minutes before the crash.
Brewer said it isn't uncommon
for pilots to practice such ma-
neuvers in the early morning.
"In essence, it's flying
around ... the general runway
area and setting up to practice
takeoffs and landings or ap-
proaches to takeoffs and land-
ings," he said of the training
exercises the pilot was doing
before the crash.
Who was in control of the
plane at the time of the crash is
under investigation, said Andy
Bourland, director of Eglin's
public affairs division.
Bourland confirmed Miles
was acting as training pilot for
Lewis, employed with U.S. Fish
and Wildlife Service, at the time
of the crash. Miles was a retired
Air Force colonel who was last
stationed at Hurlburt Field.
"Dave Miles was a very ex-
perienced pilot with thousands
of hours in the cockpit," said his
son-in-law Richard Johnson.
"Flying was his passion. His
family is devastated by the loss
of such a good and holy man."
The four-passenger plane
was owned by Eglin Air Force


Base and rented to the civilian
pilot through the base's Aero
Club. Use of the club's planes is
open to the general public, pro-
vided the pilot has the proper
credentials. Both Miles and
Lewis were members of Eglin's
Aero Club.
The club has just one Beech-
craft C24R Sierra, base officials
confirmed, and it was deemed
airworthy in 1980.
Passengers on the earliest
flights at Northwest Florida
Regional Airport experienced
about a 15-minute delay Thurs-
day because of the crash, said
Bill Potter, operations manager
for the airport.
The crash will be investigat-
ed by a safety board appointed
by the Air Force that will in-
clude officials from the Federal
Aviation Administration and
the National Transportation
Safety Board, Brewer said.

Lewis coordinated
red wolf program
Lewis, who studied biology
at the University of Maryland
and Texas A&M University, co-
authored the protocol for rear-
ing wolves in island refuges. He
served as coordinator of the St.
Vincent Island National Wildlife
Refuge's red wolf breeding pro-
gram from its inception in 1990
until he left the refuge in 2008.
Lewis fought for the wolves
and the program on many
fronts.
When budget cuts led to the
loss of his position as wildlife


biologist for the refuge, he re-
invented himself as a wildlife
pilot. He left St. Vincent for a
position as a wildlife pilot intern
for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife
Service at the Patuxent Wild-
life Research Center in Laurel,
Md.
Over the past three years,
he obtained his pilot's license
and began work as a migratory
bird pilot. He was seeking to
qualify in a Beechcraft C24R Si-
erra when Thursday's accident
occurred.
"He was a stickler for rules
and regulations, but he also
just had a passionate love for
the out-of-doors," said Dan
Garlick, a friend and fellow pi-
lot. "I backpacked extensively
with him in the Appalachians,
and we always had a really good
time. I think later that passion
for the outdoors became one of
the things that led him into fly-
ing."
Family friend Bruce Hall, of
Apalachicola, said, "He loved
what he was doing. I spoke to
him very recently, and he was
so happy and full of plans."
He is survived by his wife
of more than 20 years, JoAnne
Lewis.
Rineral services will be held
at Pasadena United Methodist
Church, 61 Ritchie Highway,
Pasadena, Md., at 11 a.m. Tues-
day, July 5. The Thom Lewis
Rind to help with burial and fu-
neral expenses has been set up
at Superior Bank, PO. Box 699,
Apalachicola, FL 32329.
Condolences may be sent


to JoAnne Lewis, PO. Box 712,
Apalachicola, FL 32329.
Thom Lewis was instrumen-
tal in founding the Supporters
of St. Vincent volunteer group.
He and JoAnne were strong
supporters of the Florida Wild
Mammal Association wildlife
rescue facility and fostered in-
jured and orphaned wildlife in
their home.
JoAnne has asked that
in lieu of flowers, contribu-
tions be made to the Florida
Wild Mammal Association,
198 Edgar Poole Road, Craw-
fordville, FL 32327. Donations
may be made at www.wakulla
wildlife.org.
Perhaps Lewis' greatest leg-
acy is more than 20 wolf cubs
returned to the wild from the
pack he loved and protected.
The red wolf made history
as the first U.S. species to be
successfully reintroduced after
extinction in the wild, and Lew-
is' work on St. Vincent Island
was pivotal to this victory.
"It's not without a heavy
heart that I leave," Lewis told
St. Vincent volunteers and
staff at his farewell luncheon in
2008. "I've grown to love the ref-
uge and the volunteers. On my
last day of work, I tracked the
wolves on the island, and I had
at least five of them grouped
together. I thought what a fit-
ting way this was to spend my
last day. I howled to them, and
four of the five howled back. So
I howled again, and I told them
to be good and stay on the is-
land."


SCHOOL from page A14
as forecast, and estimated total savings to
the district could be $100,000 less than esti-
mates.
He also sought reassurance that bus
drivers and lunchroom workers, who he
said could lose up to a quarter of their an-
nual pay, backed the 156-day plan.
Faced with a budget crunch, "the first
thing we want to do is cut bus drivers," he
said. "We don't want to cut the bus barn; we
don't want to cut the administrator of the
bus barn. We have people over there who
are non-union. We're looking at increasing
your deans but have 24 days less school. The
lowest people are getting kicked the hard-
est.
"But if it's a big, big failure, go back to the
union and ask them to work 24 days more a
year, and see how that flies," he said.
Both he and Ward said that trying to ex-
tend the school year in the future would be
an additional problem if the district's grade
dropped and funding levels diminished.
"I also don't know that you can go back,"
Gander said. "That would have to be rene-
gotiated."
Bus driver Elizabeth Roper, speaking as
a union representative for the support staff,
said there are support staff who will not ben-
efit from a shorter school year.
"I understand that we're in tough times
now, but I want to see everybody get what
they need," she said. "We need to come to
some sort of middle with all this."
Roper said 180 days would afford em-
ployees more time with students, and added
that "it's not about the time; it's about the
quality."
Hinton said the board should consider
allocating $300,000 saved in other budget
cuts to workers whose incomes would drop
under a shorter school year. "We could in-
crease your hourly pay," he said.
The board took no action on Hinton's sug-
gestion and approved the 180-day calendar.


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Franklin County proper-
ties was the 3,074-square-
foot branch at 49-61 W Gulf
Beach Drive on St. George
Island, which the FDIC said
sold for $725,000, just $25,000
less than the original asking
price of $750,000.
Helen Spohrer, an agent
for Prudential Shimmer-
ing Sands Realty, said she
worked with the successful
bidder, a local business in-
terest.
Spohrer said a different
local entity, which she also
represented, acquired the
Eastpoint location at 248 U.S.
Highway 98. The 443-square-
foot building, on a spacious
corner lot at the intersection
of U.S. 98 and Island Drive,
sold for $455,000, $45,000
more than the original ask-
ing price of $410,000.
"The amounts across the
board at the whole auction
were higher than expected,


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and I was surprised at the
number of bidders (at the
auction). There were 200
people there," Spohrer said.
"I was happy local people
were able to get the build-
ings."
She declined to share
details on the successful
bidders on the two buildings
but said they will not be re-
opened as banks after a suc-
cessful closing.
Spohrer said another
Shimmering Sands sales
agent, Pandora Schlitt, rep-
resented a European busi-
ness interest that bid suc-
cessfully on the properties
in Apalachicola and Carra-
belle.
Both properties sold
for considerably less than
their original asking prices.
The 6,598-square-foot his-
toric property at 73 Ave. E
in Apalachicola, known as
the Flatauer House, went


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To find the tides of the following areas, subtract the indicated times
from these given for APALACHICOLA:
HIGH LOW
Cat Point Minus 0:40 Minus 1:17
East Pass Minus 0:27 Minus 0:27
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from those given for CARRABELLE:
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for $535,000, $170,000 short
of the original price tag of
$705,000.
The same investor also
bought the Carrabelle loca-
tion, an 11,483-square-foot
building and annex on 2.2
acres at 206 St. James Ave.,
with a high bid of $375,000,
nearly $275,000 less than
the original asking price of
$649,000.
Spohrer declined to share
details on future uses of the
Apalachicola and Carrabelle


locations but said she did not
expect to see them reopened
as bank branches.
Jeanne Carter, an agent
with Star Real Estate who
originally marketed the
Apalachicola, Eastpoint and
St. George Island proper-
ties, said buyers had until
May 12 to make offers on the
properties, but interest was
limited.
"We had phone calls, but
no written offers," she said.
The FDIC retained un-


disclosed reserve prices, a
minimum price below which
they would not be required
to sell, on each of the prop-
erties. But with discretion
to accept a lower amount,
and with strong bids on the
properties, it appears the
reserves were not be a fac-
tor.
Also sold off, in an on-
line auction by Penny Wor-
ley Auctioneers, were the
contents of each of the four
locations, including desks,


tables, safety deposit boxes
and security cameras.
Among the successful
bidders were Mark Curen-
ton, who paid $20 for framed
black-and-white prints of
Adolph and Regina Flatau-
er, who built in 1909 what
would several decades later
become the Apalachicola
branch of the Gulf State
Community Bank. Curenton
donated the photographs to
the Apalachicola Area His-
torical Society.


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2865T
IN THE CIRCUIT
COURT OF THE 2ND
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR FRANKLIN
COUNTY FLORIDA
BRANCH BANKING
AND TRUST COM-
PANY
Plaintiff,
vs.


PHILLIP A. SPENCER,
ET AL.,
Defendant(s).,
CASE NO.
19-2011-CA-000126
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: PHILLIP A.
SPENCER AND
UNKNOWN SPOUSE
OF PHILLIP A.
SPENCER if alive,
and/or dead his
(their)unknown heirs,
devisees, legatees or
grantees and all
persons or parties
claiming by, through,
under or against him
(them).
Residence is unknown.
YOU ARE NOTIFIED
that an Action for
foreclosure of a
mortgage on the
following property in
FRANKLIN County,
Florida:
LOT 12, HOLIDAY


BEACH UNIT 1, A
SUBDIVISION AS PER
MAP OR PLAT THE-
REOF, RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE
12 OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF FRANK-
LIN COUNTY FLORIDA
has been filed against
you and you are
required to serve a
copy of your written
defenses, if any, to it
on SPEAR AND
HOFFMAN, PA.
attorneys or immediately
thereafter; otherwise a
default will be entered
against you for the
relief demanded in the
Complaint or Petition.
WITNESS my hand and
seal of this Court on
this 6th day of June,
2011.
Marcia M Johnson
As Clerk of the Court
By Michele Maxwell
As Deputy Clerk
June 23, 30, 2011


2867T
IN THE CIRCUIT
COURT OF THE SEC-
OND JUDICIAL CIR-
CUIT IN AND FOR
FRANKLIN COUNTY
FLORIDA
CASE NO. 2011 21-CP
IN RE: ESTATE OF
REBECCA CHENEY
BROUSSARD,
Deceased.
NOTICE TO
CREDITORS
The administration of
the estate of Rebecca
Cheney Broussard, de-
ceased, whose date of
death was December
24, 2010, is pending in
the Circuit Court for
Franklin County, Flor-
ida, Probate Division,
File Number 2011-
21-CP, the address of
which is Franklin
County Courthouse, 33
Market Street, Suite
203, Apalachicola, Flor-


ida 32320. The names
and addresses of the
ancillary personal rep-
resentative and the an-
cillary personal repre-
sentative's attorney are
set forth below.
All creditors of the de-
cedent and other per-
sons having claims or
demands against
decedent's estate on
whom a copy of this
notice is required to be
served must file their
claims with this court
WITHIN THE LATER
OF 3 MONTHS AFTER
THE TIME OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE OR
30 DAYS AFTER THE
DATE OF SERVICE OF
A COPY OF THIS NO-
TICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of
the decedent and other
persons having claims
or demands against
decedent's estate must
file their claims with this


court WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT
FILED WITHIN THE
TIME PERIODS SET
FORTH IN SECTION
733.702 OF THE FLOR-
IDA PROBATE CODE
WILL BE FOREVER
BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING
THE TIME PERIODS
SET FORTH ABOVE,
ANY CLAIM FILED
TWO (2) YEARS OR
MORE AFTER THE DE-
CEDENT'S DATE OF
DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of first publi-
cation of this Notice is
June 23, 2011.
Ancillary Personal Rep-
resentative:
Jerome T. Broussard
Post Office Box 428
Whitefish, Montana


1 11oo0
59937
Attorney for Ancillary
Personal
Representative
Terrence T. Dariotis
Attorney at Law
Post Office Box 16005
Tallahassee, Florida
32317-6005
(850) 523-9300
June 23, 30, 2011
2889T
IN THE COUNTY
COURT IN AND FOR
FRANKLIN COUNTY
FLORIDA
ST. GEORGE PLAN-
TATION OWNERS AS-
SOCIATION, INC., a
Florida not for profit
corporation,
Plaintiff
v.
TERESA L. JACOB
AND ESTATE OF WIL-
LIAM M. JACOB,
DECEASED, et al.
Defendants.


CASE NO.
2010 CC 000051
NOTICE OF SALE
PURSUANT TO
CHAPTER 45
NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN pursuant to a Fi-
nal Judgment of Fore-
closure dated May 24,
2011, and entered in
Case No. 2010 CC
000051 of the County
Court in and for Fra-
nklin County, Florida,
wherein St George
Plantation Owners As-
sociation, Inc. is Plain-
tiff, and TERESA L. JA-
COB AND ESTATE OF
WILLIAM M. JACOB,
DECEASED, are De-
fendants, I will sell to
the highest and best
bidder for cash on the
Front Steps of the
Franklin County Court-
house at 33 Market
Street, Apalachicola,
FL 32320, Franklin
County, Florida, at
11:00am on the 26th


day of July, 2011 the
following described
property as set forth in
said Final Judgment, to
wit:
Lot 16, Nick's Hole,
Phase I, a sibdivision
as per map or plat
thereof recorded in Plat
Book 5, at Page 36, of
the Public Records of
Franklin County Florida
If you are a person with
a disability who needs
any accommodation in
order to participate in
this proceeding, you
are entitled at no cost
to you, to the provision
of certain assistance.
Please contact danny
Davis, ADA Coordinator
Court Technology Of-
fice, Office of Court Ad-
ministration, 301 S
Monroe St., Rm 22, Tal-
lahassee, FL 32303,
(850)577-4401 at least
7 days before your
scheduled court appe-
arance, or immediately


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pearance is less than 7 203, Apalachicola, FL the specified time and A/K/A 873 WEST BAY p
days; if you are hearing 32320, telephone num- E) Spare parts kit date will not be consid- SHORE DRIVE, SAINT Gardens Inc Part Time weekend
or voice impaired, call ber (850) 653- 8861, ered. The sealed bids GEORGE ISLAND, FL GUN SHOW Is now hiring for help needed for all po- Al reathestate advertis
711. not later than seven (7) Item #2). Heavy Duty received will be pub- 32328. July2nd & 3rd Landscape Crew son, 4693 apply e San subject to the Fair
days prior to this pro- 20' "Flex Wing/Bat licly opened and read Nat' Peanut Fest. Bldg Positions Bias Rd or 1200 Hwy makes it illegal to ad
DATED this 24th day of ceeding. If you are Wing" Rotary Cutter aloud at the City of Any person claiming an 5622 US Hwy231 S Valid DL req. Pickup 98 Mexico Beach wy makes it illegal to ad-
May, 2011. hearing or voice im- Carrabelle Purchasing interest in the surplus Dothan, Alabama app cautions at 268 Mexco Beach ertise "any preference,
paired, please call Item #3). "Design Department on July 20, from the sale, if any, OVER 275 TABLES Wa Street. Apalaclmitation or discd o mina-
Marcia M Johnson, (850) 577-4400. To file Build" Rehab-piece 2011 at 2:30 pm. other than the property Saturday 9-5pm cola, Ftreet. Apalac Housekeeper color, religd on, sex,
Clerk, County Court response please con- work construction: owner as of the date of Sunday 10-4pm 1-850-653-1777 Seeking : handicap, familial status
By Terry E Creamer tact Franklin County The information for Bid- the Lis Pendens must Info: 334-279-9895 *Smling or national origin, or an
Deputy Clerk Clerk of Court, 33 Mar- A) FBO facility-Person ders, Forms of Pro- file a claim within 60 I 7 - - - - - - *Peasant intention, to make any
ket Street, Suite 203, safety door, roof rehab, posal, Form of Con- days after the sale. Education/Training *Dependable such preference, lmita-
Any person claiming an Apalachicola, FL 32320 roof insulation, HVAC tract, Plans, Specifica- *Drama free tion or discrimination"
interest in the surplus Tel: (850) 653-8861; (pending), hangar door tons, and Forms of Bid Dated: June 17, 2011. *Experienced appli- Familial status includes
from the sale, if any, Fax: (850) 653-9339. repair. Bond, Performance GUN SHOW ant children under the age
other than the property June 23, 30, 2011 and Payment Bond, Marcia Johnson Santa Rosa County Must have telephone or18 legal custodians,
owner as of the date of 267T wB) FBO emergency and other contract doc- Clerk of Court Audtosum, Milton, and reliable pregnant women and
1 is p s m 2967T Auditorium, Milton, and reliable pregnant women and
the lis pendens, must IN THE CIRCUIT generator rehab/install, uments may be exam- By: Michele Maxwell FL July 9th/1 0th transportation. people securing cus-
ysfile aft claim within 60 COURT OF THE SEC- etc. ed at the of Inovia Deputy Clerk 9am-5pm call References required tody of children under
days afterthesale. OND JUDICIAL CIR- Consulting Group c/o (850) 957-4952 or Join the Gibson Inn 18.
CUltI IN AND FOR C) County hangar- Fin- Jim Waddell, PE, lo- Albertelli Law Attorney (850) 261-8407 Gulf Coast team. 51 Avenue C in
Becker & Polakoff,PA FRANKLIN COUNTY ish work (drywall con- cated at 930 Thomas- for Plaintiff, PO. Box General State College 850-653-2191 This newspaper will not
Attorneys for Plaintiff FLORIDA struction, etc.) of the ville Road, Suite 200, 23028 Tampa, FL Admission$6 Nursing knowingly accept any
348 Miracle Strip Pkwy FL ORIN restroom, 15' x 60' Tallahassee, Florida 33623 (813)221-4743 Admission i I advertising for real es-
SW, Suite 7 CIVIL ACTION roughed in 2nd floor of- 32303, phone 850- June 30, 2011 Faculty * * o tate which is in violation
Ft. Walton Beach, FL U.S. BANK, NATIONAL fice area, etc. Add 20' x 298-4213. Copies may (Gulf/Franklin Ctr) of the rebyla. Ournreaders
32548-5253 ASSOCIATION, AS 60' lean-to storage be obtained at this of teach ddactc, labo- that all dwellings adver-
(850)664-2229 TRUSTEE FOR THOR area. fice upon payment of ratory & clinical for Install/Maint/Repair tised in this newspaper
(850)664-7882 FAX NBURG MORTGAGE $100 which amount I:,. ticall Nursing I are available on a equal
June 23, 30, 2011 SECURITIES TRUST D) Construct ADA rest- constitutes the cost of 16 I i,. ..jram in Port St. in opportunity basis. To
296T room lean-to onto reproduction and han- - Maintenance complain of discmina-
IN THE CIRCUIT Plaff T-Hangar facility dling. This payment will i.-gn/implement At Buccaneer Inn on tion call HUD toll-free at
IN THE CIRCUIT Plaintiff, not be refunded. 1110-, iculum. Assess St George Island. 1-800-669-9777. The
COURT COURT OF Item #4) Runway Re- IIn implement & Must be able to work toll-free number for the
CIAL CIRCUIT IN AND Marking/Signage and The City of Carrabelle -. luate courses, weekends. Call (850) r 8009 re279275.
FOR FRANKLIN JOHN D. DANIELS possible tree removal reserves the right to Incorrect EMPNLNMEN p rogram objectives -
COUNTY FLORIDA A/K/A DENNIS DAN- services, waive any informalities InSeron 4100 -Help W d & NLNAC require-
OUNTIVILACTIO IELS e al, or to reject any or all Insertion 4100- Help Wanted ments. Requires
CIVIL ACTION IELS, et al,(s). Additional information bids. The City of Carra- Policy 4130 - Employment MSN + 2 yrs general .
CASE NO.:Defendant(s) and specifications are belle is an Equal Op- Informalon medical surgical ""
192009 CA-000065 CASE NO.: available at the Franklin portunity Employer. For Classified nurn exp & a cur- Other
DIVISION: 19-2009-CA-000426 County Planning Office, Each Bidder must de- rent FL RN license. Small Studio Apt. for
DIVISION: 34 Forbes St. Apalachi- posit with his/her secu- In-column Ad- Salary based on de- SmS matue sige Person
THE BANK OF NEW cola , FL , or contact rity in the amount, form vertisers 4100 gree + exp. Posl- JU mature, single person,
YORK MELLON FOR NOTICE OF Mr. Alan C. Pierce, Di- and subject to the con- tion is Open Until GRADUATE? $550, nc W/D & all ut-6978623
MERLY KNOWN AS RESCHEDULED SALE rector of Administrative editions provided in the All ads placed by Filled. Play in Vegas, Hang in or 545-6904
THE BANK OF NEW Services, at 850-653- Information for Bidders. phone are read back Best Western Application & LA, Jet to New York!
YORK AS SUCCES- NOTICE IS HEREBY 9783, ext. 161 or con- Sureties used for ob- to the advertiser to Front Desk Clerk & additional info: Hiring 18-24 girls/guys
SOR TRUSTE TO GIVEN Pusuant to an tact the Airport Mana- taming bonds must ap- insure correctness. Housekeepers h//w.g/.ulfcoastedu/h .$400 $800 wkly. Paid
JPMORGAN CHASE Oder Rescheduling ger-Ted Mosteller at pear as acceptable ac- The newspaper will uGCSCs expenses. Signing Bo-
BANK, NATIONAL AS- Foreclosure Sale dated 850-653-5115. cording to the Depart- assume correctness Pa, Plese Apply an EA/EO/M/F/ ploynus. Are youenergeticr. 6120
SOCIATION AS TRUS July 29th, 011m and ment of Treasury Circu- at the time of the Vet employer. &fun?
TEE FOR THE CE RTIF en d in Case N Proposals bids shall be lar 570. readback procedure Person. 249 Hwy 98 GCSC Equity Officer Call 866-574-7454
ICATEHOLDERS OF 192009 CA000426 of sealed and delivered to unless otherwise in- Apalachicola, FL. (850 873-3569 Web id 34165061
STRUCTURED ASSET the Circuit Court of the the following address The contractor shall formed. Webe-d 34165502 Text f165061 to 56654
MORTGAGE INVEST Second Judicial Circuit by 4:00 PM (EDT) Mon- begin mobilization and Text f165502 to 56654 St. George Island $160
MENTS II INC. BEAR in and for Franklin day, July 18, 2011: procurement of materi- - --- -- -o--e wk, Electric, Satell te,
MNTS II INC. BEAR in and for Frankn als within ten working Please Papa Joe's Garbage incl. pool tpble.
TRUST, MORTGAGE wch U.S. Bank, a- Franklin County daysof the receipt o se our ad. Oyster Bar & Grill 12'65 dek w/Beaut-
PASTHROUGH CER hih Assoc.aion, Nas Clerk of Court the "Notice to Pro- II 11 | Now Hiring ifu l view850-653-5114
PASS-THROUGH CER- tonal AsstorTornb a Attn. Michael Moron, ceed". Advertisers are re- 3
TIFICATES SERIES Trustee for Thornburg Board Secretary quested to check the I Food Svs/Hospitalty Med Heah Experienced Text FL65716to56654
Pa tHUf, TruE t 2006-6Acitis Attn: aMiha e Moron, cl ek BAdvertis aen re Desk Clerk Veterinary TeWF6t57st6ao5he
tf7, Mrutg 206S6eitie 33 Market St, Suite 203 Attention of Bidders is advertisement on the kitchen staff
Plaintiff and John D. Apalachicola, FL 32320 particularly called to first insertion for cor- Desk Clerk Veterinary Wa saff
vs. Danels a/k/a Dennis Please clearly identify conditions of employ- should be reported Technician only 614
Daniels, Morgan Stan- the exteror of the meant to be observed immediately. At Buccaneer Inn on Applyyin personony
onton rr St George Islnd.I Apalacnicola Bay
ROBERT NEIL POOLE ley Credit Corporation sealed envelope the and minimum wage slatelGeorg Islan c s add 3 br 2 ba ch&a
A/K/A ROBERT N. f/k/a Morgan Stanley item number or part rates to be paid under Your Florida Free- Must b e to wo ng a Veterinary Apalachicola, FL.
POOLE, et al, Dean Witter Credi Cor thereof for which the Contract, Section 3, dom newspaper will weekends Call (8nd Technician to our Call 850-643-7740.
ants, I will sell to the bidding/proposing-to Segregated Facilities, not be responsible (927-2163team. This is a vital
NOTICEOF h highest and best bid be opened at the Com- Section 109 Executive for more than one in- h. - - - - - i position in our clinic Part Time position Apalachicola: Beautiful
RESCHEDULEDSALE der for cash in/on mission meeting July, Order 11246, and all correct insertion, nor and we are seeking available for Private 3 br, 2 ba on
FraRESnkCHnkEDULED SAL de r ountyn/Flor 19,2011 applicable laws and will it be liable for a strong individual General large lot, FP, hardwood
NOTICE IS HEREBY ida a on the 13th day regulations of the Fed- any error in adver- who will be a valua- Maint/Tech floors, covered porch.
IVE PS HEtEaY oda at on the 13th day The County reserves eral government and tisements to a ble asset in the $895 mo. 850-323-0259
GIVEN Pursuant to an of July, 2011ethe pro the right to award the State of Florida, and greater extent than areas of customer position for 32 Unit apt
Order Reschedung lowing described prop contract(s) to the quaI- bonding and insurance the cost of the space Med i service and client complex in Carabelle.
Foreclosure are dated erty F inal Judgment of field firms) or indivi- requirements. occupied by the er- Medical/Health needs, multi-tasking, Must have own tools 50Carrabelle, 3 br, 2 ba,st
June 15, 2011, and en- Final Judgment of dual(s) submitting a re- ror. organization, and and pass background $850 month, First
tered in Case No. Foreclosure: sponsive proposals) The City of Carrabelle Kn ,- hospital flow. ABAC & drug test. General month + deposit.
he Circu009-t CourtA-0 of the LOT 2 IN BLOCK 71 with a resulting negoti- is an Equal Opportunity Any copy change, Kennel Tech e m p h a s i z e s knowledge of HVAC Te FL59676to 56654
Second Judicial Circuit OF ST. GEORGE IS ated agreement which Employer and reserves during an ordered Part Time high-quality medi- plumbing, and electri- ext FL59676to 56654
in and for Frankhn LAND GULF BEACHES it deems the most ad- the right to reject any schedule constitutes Apalachicola Bay cine and excellent cal req. Painting a plus.
in and for Franklin LAND GULF BET ACHESR vantageous and in the or all bids a new ad and new Animal Chnic is hir customer service. Apply at 807 Grey Ave. Lanark, 2 br, 1 ba, w/
whichunThe Bank of Neda TOUNITHE 5,MAP CCORDILAT best interest of FRANK- June30,2011 charges. ina part time ken We offer competitive #33, Mon, Tue, Thur, Ig fncd yd, separate LR
Yorkwhich The Bank of NewrlyTO THEREOF, RECMAP OR - LIN COUNTY and to 286T ne technician We wages and benefits Fnri. 8-5pm. Or call & den, covered pking &
York Mellon formerly THEREOF, RECOR- LIN UN and to nel technician. We wages an enefs 697-2017 storage $625 mo,
known as The Bank of DED IN PLAT BOOK 3 wave any rrgularty or IN THE CIRCUIT We do not are seeking a re- for full-time staffEOE/DFWP Florda Ave., Cal
New York as successor PAGE 16, OF THE technicality in propos- COURT OF THE SEC- guarantee position sponsible, reliable, members. Only EOE/DFWP 2850-528-09 Flo716da Ave., Call
Trustee to JPMorgan PUBLIC RECORDS OF als received. FRANK- OND JUDICIAL CIR- of ANYad under organized individual team-players seek- 850-528-0716
Chase Bank, National FRANKLIN COUNTY, LIN COUNTY shall be CUlT IN AND FOR any classification, to help care for our ing long-term em- --_
Association as Trustee FLORIDA. the sole judge of the FRANKLIN COUNTY, client's pets in their ployment need ap-
for the Certificate hold- proposal and the re- FLORIDA home away from ply. I
ers of Structured Asset A/K/A 873 WEST BAY suiting negotiated home. Our animal Sales/Business Dev
Mortgage Investments SHORE DRIVE, SAINT agreement that is in its CASE NO.: clinic provides medi- Team Member Char- Sales/Business Dev Mature older couple
II Inc. Bear Stearns GEORGE ISLAND, FL best interest and its de- 19-2009-CA-000426 cal services and care acteristics: Friendly FllTime with jobs and pet.
ALT-A Trust, Mortgage 32328 cision will be final. for cats and dogs. personality with out- ila ie Seeking long term
Pass- Through Certif June 30, July7,2011 U.S. BANK, NATIONAL 11 The kennel tech is standingphone etl Cahier lease, for home on St.
cates Series 2005-7, is Any person claiming an 2982T ASSOCIATION, AS 1150 responsible for the quette and excellent Needed at Castaway George Island. call
the Plaintiff and Robert interest in the surplus TO PROVIDE LABOR TRUSTEE FOR care and mainte- co m m u n i c at i o n quors on St 850-570-9469
Neil Poole a/k/a Robert from the sale, if any, AND MATERIALS FOR THORNBURG MORT- - - - nance of the kennel skils. Respectful and IGeorge Island. Must
N. Poole, Branch Bank- other than the property INFRASTRUCTURE GAGE SECURITIES REWARD and its guests. Du- fri y e able to work
ing and Trust Com- owner as of the date of IM P R O V E M E N T S TRUST 2006-6, I R D I ties include, but are Pay careful attention weekends and be at I
pany, Casa Del Mar the Lis Pendens must NEEDED TO FACILI- Plaintiff, OFFERED not limited to: walk- f-motivated,follow, leas 2( yeas old.
Sub-division Associa- file a claim within 60 TATE THE CONSTRU- For stolen 60' LCD ing dogs, feeding & fmpant ioliw Call 850 927-2163
tion, Inc., are defend- days after the sale. CTION UPGRADES TO vs. I Sharp TV with Sur-I watering pets, medi- company policies, hI-------- - -
ants, I will sell to the THE CARRABELLE |round sound stereoI casting pets, bathing dependable and
highest and best bid- Dated June 17, 2011. DOWNTOWN STREET- JOHN D. DANIELS, Isystem. Stolen from pets, cleaning cages punctual.
Franklin County, Flor- Marcia Johnson IELS, et al, I Island. $500. for its taming the overall uMies ince Pro ATOMOTIVE, MARINE
Ida at on the 26th day Clerk of Court Project No. CDBG # Defendants, undamaged and cleanliness of all vide professional, ef- Airlines Are Hiring RECREAMONAL
of July, 2011, the fol- By: Michele Maxwell 11DB-L4-02-29-02-C04 safe return. Please kennel areas, clinic, clent, and excep Train o high paying 8100-Antique&Collectibles
lowing described prop- Deputy Clerk NOTICE OF I Call with any infor- and grounds. This is tional service at all Aviation Career. FAA 8110- Cars
erty as set forth in said City of Carrabelle, RESCHEDULED SALE I mation a part time position times. Educate ch- approved program. Fi- 8120- Sports Utility Vehicles
Final Judgment of Albertell Law (herein referred to as 407-221-4340 which requires you ents on wellness nanclal aid if qualified 810 Trucks
Fina1Juga ---------wcare, preventative Job placement assist 8140 - Vans
Foreclosure: Attorney for Plaintiff the "City") Sealed bids NOTICE IS GIVEN pur- to work every other cae, peventaive Job placement assis- 8150 - Commercial
PO. Box 23028 marked "Sealed Bid" suant to a final judg- weekend. Weekday care, pet health rec- tance. CALL Aviation 8160 - Motorcycles
LOT 11, OF CASA DEL Tampa, FL 33623 City of Carrabelle Com- ment of Foreclosure hours are in the late words, and hospital Institute of Mainte- 8170 -Auto Parts
MAR SUBDIVISION, (813) 221-4743 munity Development dated July 29, 2011, afternoon and early services. Drate nance (877)741-9260 & Accessories
PHASE 1, ACCORD-June 30, July 7, 2011 Block Grant (CDBG) and entered in Case evening. maintain lab equip- Heat & Air Job 8220 - Personal Watercraft
ING TO THE PLAT Project for the Fiscal No. 19-2009-CA- n IV a Heat & Air Jobs -8230- Sailboats
THEREOF, AS RE- R2973 ST FOR Year 2011, to be fl- 000426 of the Circuit Skills Required: acement, cradtoer Ready to work? 3 week 8240 - Boat & Marine
CORDED IN PLAT PROPOSALS/BIDS nanced by the State of Court of the Second -Must be able to placement, radlo- accelerated program. Supplies
BOOK 6, PAGE 2, OF PROPOSALFlorida Department of Judicial Circuit in and handle cats and ogy, dental prophy- Hands on environment. 8245 - Boat Slips & Docks
THE PUBLIC RE- t E t d Community Affairs will for Franklin County, dogs of all sizes laxis, assist in sur- Nationwide certifica- 8310 - Aircraft/Aviation
CORDS OF FRANKLIN airport quipmen an be received by the City Florida, in which U.S. -Professional and gery, handle emer- tons and Local Job 8320- ATVR/Of RoadVehicles
COUNTY FLORIDA FRANKLIN COUNTY/ for the construction of Bank, National Associ- positive attitude agencies, clean and Placement Assistance! 830 - Motorhomes
A/K/A 2202 SAILFISHDA APALACHICOUNTY/ the Project described action as Trustee for -Outgoing personal- maintain facilities, (877)994-9004 8340 Mtrhe
DRIVE, ST GEORGE REGIONAL AIRPORT as follows: Thornburg Mortgage ,ECHNiNtSE ity understanding hos-------
ISLAND, FL 32328 REGIONAL AIRPORTSecurities Trust 2006-6, 3100-MAntiques -Reliable transporta- pital protocols, re-
The Franklin Count Proposals shall be ad- is the Plaintiff, and 3110 -Appliances tion spending appropri 8110
Any person claiming an The Frank County Co dressed to the Pur- John D. Daniels, A/K/A 3120-Arts & Crafts -Mustbe atel to clients ques- Oldsmobi Cutlass
interest in the surplus missioners is request- chasing Agent, City of Dennis Daniels, and 3130 -Auctions self-motivated and tions. Oldsmobile Cutlass
from the sale, if any missioners is request- Carrabelle, 1001 Gray Morgan Stanley Dean 3140- Baby Items comfortable working Supreme 1980, 2 Door
other than the property ng proposals/bids Avenue, Carrabelle Witter Credit Corpora- BuildingSupplies alone sometimes Weekday hours plus Coupe, Good Motor,
owners as of the date rested in supplying Florida 32322. All pro- tion, are defendants, I Equipment Perform closing du- ongreat body for
of the Ls Pendens eth e llowing off the posals must be re- will sell to the highest 3170-Collectibles ties month. dMus e i EE s customizing, $900 call
must file a claim within helf or custom built celved by the City of and best bidder for 3180 -Computers -Must be comforta- t ina 850-210-6014
60 days after the sale. qen an s i Carrabelle Purchasing cash at the Front Door 3190 -Electronics blewith cleaning in the veterinary field R* ES 850F-2- ------4
Dated in Franklhn equiment RaenhdDeshab- e Department prior to the of the Franklin County 3200- Firewood (including pet waste) and willing tobe a 100- aBus ness
County, Florida this Work Construction for bid deadline date and Courthouse, 33 Market 3220- Furniture -Attention to detai community at Apa 6110 Apaments
15th day of June, 2011. FRANKLIN COUNTY/ tmeto be considered. St., Apalachcola, FL 3230- Garageard Sales -desreto be part of lachcommuy Bay Anmal 110- earSethcsh
3230 at 11:00 a.m. on 3240 -Guns a dynamic team of lachcola Bay Animal 6120 Beach Renlas 8130
Clerk of APALACHICOLA RE- The bid deadline date July 13, 2011, the fol- 3250 - Good Things to Eat professionals Clnic. 140- House Rentals Ford F250 1989 Less
the Circuit Court GIONAL AIRPORT. for receipt of proposal lowing described 3260- Health & Fitness 6150- Roommate Wanted than 75,000 Miles on
Franklin County item #1). Herbicide for this project is 2:30 property: : Jewelry/Clothing Please send letter of Plae emaslaetter s ot Motor, New Heads,
By: Michele Maxwell Sprayingents/quipment. Proposals shall be des LOT 2, BLOCK 71, OF 3290- Medical Equipment to: abacjob@ resume to abacjob@ 180- Out-of-Town Rentals Good Cab, Rough
Deputy Clerk (compi) gnated as "Sealed Bid ST. GEORGE ISLAND 3300- Miscellaneous yahoo.com 6200- Vacation Rentals 850-210-6014
Alberteli Law City of Carrabelle Com- GULF BEACHES, UNIT 3310- Musicallniments6
Attorney for Plaintiff A) Custom built herbl- munity Development 5, ACCORDING TO 3320 -Plants & Shrubs/s ? A T I T r
PO. Box 23028 mouncide spray lit. Sak Block Grant Project, THE MAP OR PLAT 3330- Restaurant/Hotel
Tampa, FL 33623 un heleccs arrabelle Downtown THEREOF, RE- 3340- Sporting Goods C O UNT S CH O O L
(813) 221-4743 nd8 hpengilectcstart Streetscape Improve- CORDED IN PLAT 3350-Tickets(Buy&Sell) 'CO UNTCH O O L ,e.
09-15109 1502 XL Pump ments. BOOK 3, PAGE 16, OF BOARD Janalyn Dowden

Americans with Disabi- B) 26 foldg "break nanced through the " - l i85 School Road, Suite 1 Carrabelle, Florida 32322.
lies Act, persons away dry boom. Community Develop- Eastpoint, FL 32328 www.seacrestre.com
needing special ac C) 36 TeeJet eChem ment Block Grant Pro- (850) 670-2810 1 BR 1 �2 BA CONDO, FURNISHED
commodation to partic- nozzle kits EPDM gram administered by - On River, Downtown, Boat Sip ......$1000.00
pate in this proceeding hose etc ' the State of Florida De- ANNOUNCEMENT OF 1 BR 1 BA LANARK APT, REMODELED
should contact the apartment of Community Water Incl, Street Entrance............$425.00
shoul contac the POSITION 1 BR FURNISHED APT, DEN
.r~ ~. ~. ~. ~. . -- - . . . . . . . .POSITIONS: Non-Instructional: Custodian BR BA DOUBLEWIDE'' $50
SIndependence Day LOCATION: Franklin County Schools Back Deck NicRTMENTci .............$700.00
U I *- .. SALARY: FCSB Salary Schedule Front & Back Porch........................$600.00


nUIIUdy Attend College Online Airlines are hiring. CONTRACT: 2011-12 School Year 3BR2BAFURNISHEDCONDO
(Monday, July 4) I snfrom Home. *Medica Train for a high paying DEADLINE: July 5 2011, noon 1BR A CO D 0.00 WKLY
(Monday July 4) 1 *Business *Paralegal Aviation Career. FAA D5BRiBA CONDO
Classified Lin Ad *Criminal Justice. Job approved program. Fi- Job description and application may be LoITe ,ncludesUtilities .............$910.00
Classified Line Ad Placement assistance., nancial Aid if qualified, obtained from Franklin County School Pool, Clubhouse, Beach .........$70000WKLY
nanComputer available. F- Job Placement Assviations- Board Finance Office. Applications must 3BR3BA FURNISHED CONDO
S Ec eid include (1) a high school diploma, (2) Pool, Downtown................$700.00WKLY
l e SCHEVa certified. Call Institute of Mainte include (1) a high school diploma, (2) 3 BR3 BA UNFURNISHED CONDO
8 6 6 - 4 6 7 - 0 0 5 4 . nance 877-206-9405 college transcripts if applicable, and Long Term, Pool, Downtown .............$750.00
The Port St. Joe Star & www.Centura.us.com (3) three letters of recommendation. 2 BR UNFURNISHEDAPARTMENT
SSt. Joe Star & Successfl applicants must agree to a Lanark..................................................$375.00
The Apalachicola/Carabelle Times I SELL ALL YOUR 6 criminal history check (includes FDLE RENTALS NEEDED
To Run: Due By: ITEMS Oysterrocessing fee) and a drug screening. LET US MANAGE YOUR PROPERTY
Thursday, July 7 Friday, July 1, 5:00 p.m. (CST) iTEMS oyster Tongs, build processing fee) and a drug screening.
Thursday, July 7 Friday, July 1, 5:00 p.m. (ST) through classified new ones and do re- Please return applications to the attention Beach front houses with winter rates
The classified department and the business offices roug classic pairs. Portable welding of Morna Smith, personnel specialist, short & long term rentals.
of The Star and The Times will be closed Monday, July 4. CALL 747-5020 service. Call Tommy, Franklin County School Board is an Equal PLEASE CALL JOANN 850-697-9604
W will reopen Tuesda V .,l ait.t 850-6536208 Opportunity Employer. OR 850-323-0444 FOR RENTALS.


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