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Title: The Apalachicola times
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: H.W. Johnston
Place of Publication: Apalachicola Fla
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Publication Date: 10-27-2011
Frequency: weekly
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1885.
General Note: Description based on: New ser. vol. 15, no. 14 (July 14, 1900).
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xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx 50 WWW.APALACHTIMES.COMP hone: 850-653-8868 W eb: apalachtimes.com E -mail: dadlerstein@star.com Fax: 850-653-8036 C irculation: 800-345-8688 DEADLINES FOR NEXT WEEK: School News & Society: 11 a.m. Friday Real Estate Ads: 11 a.m. Thursday Legal Ads: 11 a.m. Friday Classied Display Ads: 11 a.m. Friday Classied Line Ads: 5 p.m. Monday Contact Us Out to see Index Thursday, October 27, 2011 By David Adlerstein Times City Editor What a difference time and dedication make. The second annual Running for the Bay marathon, beset by a rash of complaints when it debuted last fall in Apalachicola, came off Sunday nearly without a hitch, as the eld of 522 runners gave the races second running wonderful reviews. And to add a touch of inspiration, 34-year-old Brooke Strosnider from Pittsburgh, Pa., overcame a stroke less than 6 months ago to top the eld of female By David Adlerstein Times City Editor The history of Floridas tem perance movement in the century leading up to Pro hibition and a nationwide ban on alcohol is the focus of a new historical work by Lee Willis, a young history professor with ample ties to Apalachicola. The son of Kathy and the late Lee Willis, of Apalachicola, Lee L. Willis will sign his book Southern Prohibi tion: Race, Reform, and Public Life in Middle Florida, 18211920 at a special event from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at Downtown Books in Apalachicola. Published by the University of Georgia Press, the new work fea tures a sizeable emphasis on work conducted in Franklin County and how this portion of the state g ured into the growing temperance movement. I was delighted to realize that Southern Prohibition actu ally meant Apalachicola Prohibition, and I was charmed by these and other vignettes in Wil lis book, said Dale Ju lian, owner of Downtown Books. The book examines political culture and re form through the evolv ing temperance and prohibition movements in middle Florida. Though scholars have long held that liquor reform was largely a northern and mid-Atlantic phe nomenon before the Civil War, Wil lis takes a close look at the Florida plantation belt to reveal that the campaign against alcohol had a dramatic impact on public life in this portion of the South as early as the 1840s. The maps in Southern Pro hibition trace the appearance and movement of saloons, liquor warehouses, pool halls, Negro tenements and boardinghouses in Apalachicolas Bowery and on The Hill at the turn of the 20th century. These are fascinating, Julian said, This book begs to be read with a copy of Willoughby Mar shalls landmark Apalachicola: Economic Development though Historic Preservation at the ready. Beyond alcohol, Willis, an as sistant professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, also takes a broader look at psychoactive substances to show the veritable pharmacopoeia avail able to Floridians in the 19th cen tury. Unlike the campaign against alcohol, however, the tightening regulations on narcotics and co caine in the early 20th century elicited little public discussion or concern, a quiet beginning to the states war on drugs. Downtown Books is at 67 Com merce St. in Apalachicola. For more information, call 653-1290. Local author to sign Florida Prohibition book LEE WILLIS LA man: Ex-con causes troubleW oman beats stroke to win marathon Small town was on the lookout for escaped Williams By David Adlerstein Times City Editor When Norman Bill Williams Jr. ed the woods outside Eastpoint where he was released from pris on, he did not ride off into a new horizon, toward a quiet life of ano nymity. Instead, the 56-year-old fugitive found his way to the heart of Cajun coun try, a tiny Louisiana town on the Gulf south of New Orleans, a familiar place where he was both well known and not well liked. Wearing a clumsy dis guise he hoped would keep him from being spotted, Williams failed to fool an alert employee at Grifns Station Marina, a small fuel dock in Leeville, about 19 miles from Grand Isle. He wore a welding hat, and nobody wears that un less youre a welder. Its a really fruity hat to wear, said a marina employ ee, who asked not to be named. And he had little round glasses, not reading glasses, the kind people wear to look like theyre smart. Law enforcement ofcers and an informal network of shing industry people had sent word to Louisianans to be on the look out for Williams after the former prison inmate, on conditional su pervised release, had disarmed his ankle bracelet and absconded Sept. 24 before registering as a sexual predator with his Florida probation ofcer. It wasnt long before word spread on the bayous that jut deep into the Gulf of Mexico. So when Williams bought a sixpack and a chicken breast at about NORMAN BILL WILLIAMS Memories from a mortician By Mr. Bill Special to the Times Bill Miller of Lanark Village is a former undertaker with a long memory of East End history. The following are stories of his life as a mortician and more. My rst brushes with death were neighbors who were with my dad in the North African invasion. My next experience was meeting Heywood Griner in late He was the local mortician working under Pete Comforter out of St. Joe. Now Heywood had the best demeanor in handling grieving families and tops in embalming expertise. He also imbibed quite a bit. He took me in as a partner at the old funeral home at 207 Third St., which I still own. We use it as a hurricane escape house. Gloria and friends xed it up into a giant haunted house one year. We had real spooks. Heywood couldnt collect his money. He complained to Chester Rhodes over in Apalach, who told him, Mr. Heywood, I get my money while the tears are still in their eyes. We had to run the ambulance also with a Ford panel delivery truck, and funerals with a 1955 Caddy hearse with no mufer. We had a man who shot himself in the temple with a This was for me a big deal. The stroke took a lot away from me. I didnt want to race with 20,000 people. I wanted to run like I used to run, with 1,500 people. Brooke Strosnider Winner, female category D A V I D A D LE R STEI N | The Times Top female marathon runner Brooke Strosnider is anked by mom Bronya, dad Neil and dog Chanel. Above is a closeup of the runners medal, featuring oystermen. See MARATHON A10 ETERNITY AT EAST END: P AR T 4 See EX-CON A12 See MOR TICIAN A14 Opinion ............ A4 Society ............ A6 Faith .............. A7 Outdoors ........... A8 Sports ............. A9 Tide Chart ......... A10 Classieds ...... A12-A13 Blues, Jazz and Boos to be Friday The Blues, Jazz and Boos Halloween Concert to benet the Franklin County Food Pantry will feature the King Cotton Blues Band from 7-10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, at Riverfront Park, 86 Water St. in Apalachicola. Tickets are $20 single/$35 per couple, which includes dinner, created by Franklins Promise Coalition. This concert will serve up great blues, and Tamaras Cafe will have a special dinner prepared for the event. From 2-5 p.m. Saturday, there will be a free carnival for the children. Call 653-3930 for details.Dont miss Lantern Fest this weekend Lantern Fest shines again with history, art, theater and dance as the Crooked River Lighthouse celebrates its 116th birthday. Expert lantern makers will offer a workshop Friday afternoon, Oct. 28, and Saturday morning, Oct. 29. From 5-10 p.m. Saturday, see an enchanting display of more than 116 lanterns, the Tallahassee Community College Dance Company, tales of shipwrecked captains and nighttime tower climbing. Call 6972732.Check out Ghost W alk on Saturday The Apalachicola Area Historical Society presents Ghost Walk at the Chestnut Cemetery on from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29. Come meet Apalachicolas other side as re-enactors share history and lore about the area and its famous inhabitants. Admission is $5. For more info, visit www.apalachicolahistorical society.com.W atch out for trick-or-treaters Trick or treating will be Halloween night, Oct. 31, in both Apalachicola and Carrabelle. Please be on the lookout for the little ones, and be sure to have candy ready.V OL 126 I SS U E 26 Haunted Armory, A6

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Local A2 | The Times Thursday, October 27, 2011 The following report is provided by the Franklin County Sheriffs Ofce. Arrests are made by ofcers from the following city, county, and state law enforcement agencies: Apalachicola (APD), Carrabelle (CPD), Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), Franklin County Sheriffs Ofce (FCSO), Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), Florida Department of Corrections (FDOC), Florida Division of Insurance Fraud (DIF) and Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS). All defendants are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Oct. 14 Bradley R. Cardin, 18, Eastpoint, criminal mischief and domestic battery (FCSO) Preston Garcia, 38, Eastpoint, violation of domestic violence injunction (FCSO) Oct. 15 Gary M. Barineau, 38, Apalachicola, reckless driving, driving while license suspended or revoked and eeing or attempting to elude a police ofcer (APD) Oct. 17 Jennifer M. Monroe, 31, Eastpoint, driving while license suspended or revoked (APD) Lawrence E. Russell, 26, Eastpoint, possession of a controlled substance (APD) Alexander W. Bradford, 22, Eastpoint, held on Oklahoma warrant for burglary and embezzlement (FCSO) Larry Warren, 38, Eastpoint, 13 counts of uttering, and petit theft (FCSO) Oct. 19 Juan P. Carlos, 32, Apalachicola, no valid drivers license (APD) Norman Bill Williams, Jr., 56, Eastpoint, failure of a sexual predator to report (FCSO) Jonathan G. Carmichael, 25, Apalachicola, grand theft (FCSO) Oct. 20 Shianne R. Russ, 36, Eastpoint, petit theft (FCSO) Lorne H. Hicks, Jr., 20, Wewahitchka, violation of probation (FCSO) Oct. 23 Elizabeth K. Russell, 27, Crawfordville, violation of probation (FCSO) 117 Hwy 98, Apalachicola, FL (850) 653.8825 218 Hwy 71, Wewahitchka, FL (850) 639.2252 302 Cecil G Costin Sr Blvd, Port St. Joe, FL (850) 227.7099 Notice for Interested Contractors/ Request for Qualications (RFQ) Multi-Family Capital Area Community Action Agency has received federal funds for weatherizing Multi-Family units in Franklin County. Weatherization includes air inltration reduction, insulation, repair/replacement of doors and windows, low-ow showerheads and compact uorescent light bulbs repair/replacement of heating/ cooling systems and water heaters. Work will begin October 1, 2011 and must be performed under the supervision of a state licensed contractor and is subject to Davis-Bacon requirements. Current contractors must re-apply. A Pre-BID conference will be held on Monday, October 31, 2011, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. at the Franklin Promise Community Room, 192 14th Street, Apalachicola, FL 32320, Apalachicola, FL. The RFQ is due no later than 5:00 p.m., Monday, November 7, 2011. Contractor must be based out of Franklin County. To attend the Pre-BID conference, request an RFQ, or for more information, contact Mecarlo Richardson or Debbie Mabry, (850) 222-2043, fax (850) 270-9561, or debora.mabry@cacaainc.org Arrest REPORT By David Adlerstein Times City Editor Lane Nicole Wood, the sec ond of three defendants impli cated in a bogus billing scheme during construction of the Franklin County School, has been sentenced to six months in jail. Wood, 29, pled no contest Oct. 10 to three counts of grand theft, in connection with a scheme that stole nearly $1 million from the construction project in 2007 and 2008 through fraudulent invoicing by a local temporary agency and security company. At the time, Wood worked as ofce manager for Leonard Martin, 50, owner of Purity Tem porary Employment and Martin Security. She was also married to Casey Kel ley, 34, of Wewahitchka, former project manager for Peter Brown Con struction, the company that built the school. The couple has since di vorced. Last month, Kel ley pled no contest to a single grand theft charge for his role in the scheme, and received a year in the county jail. He was also required to make restitution over 15 years probation for his part in the crime, which originally carried 43 felony grand theft charges. In accepting Woods plea deal, Circuit Judge Angela Dempsey sentenced her to six months in jail, minus one day time served, on each of three grand theft charges, to be served concur rently. Because Wood resides in Bay Coun ty, the judge left it to the Franklin County and Bay County sheriffs ofces to de cide whether Wood could do her time in Bay County. In addition, said Assistant State Attorney Jarred Patter son, the judge ordered 15 years probation, and granted the Bay County Sherriffs Ofce the discretion as to whether Wood could take part in any work re lease programs. Following the hear ing, she was taken into custody. A hearing will be held Nov. 14 in Apala chicola to hear whether the prosecution and defense attorney Fred Pearson Jr. can agree how much restitution Wood should be ordered to pay. If the two sides cannot agree, a restitution hearing will be held for the judge to make a deci sion, Patterson said. In Kelleys case, he was held jointly and severally liable for the entire $948,000 that the scheme, which billed the com pany for work that was never done, reaped. This meant he is on the hook for all the money until it is paid, regardless of the portion he has returned, and that it is the responsibility of he and the other defendants to sort out their respective proportions of payment. Just as her sentence was less than that of Kelleys, it is likely her restitution amount will also be lower, as Assistant State Attorney Robin Myers has said Woods employment for the temporary agency, and participation in the scheme, did not span all aspects of when the thefts took place. Martin has yet to agree to a plea deal, and will be in court Nov. 14 for a case management hearing, represented by attor ney Ethan Way. Wood sentenced in bogus billing scheme CASEY KELLEY LANE NICOLE WOOD

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Local The Times | A3 Thursday, October 27, 2011 Robert C. Bruner Attorney Personal & Business Bankruptcy Over 30 Years Legal Experience 850-670-3030 We are a debt relief agency. bankruptcy relief under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information experience. Calling All Beginner Artists! Painting Classes specially designed for new painters using the tried and true technique of One Stroke Painting. Classes are $35.00, 3 hours, and include all materials; as well as a starter set of brushes to keep. Glynis Holcombe OSCI (One Stroke Certied Instructor) www.pieceocape.com 850-229-1185 By David Adlerstein Times City Editor A group of charter sh ing guides appealed to county commissioners Oct. 18 to weigh in on what they say was an unfair decision by the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce to lease ofce space to a pri vate charter shing service. Led by Charles Wilson, a longtime Apalachicola charter captain, the group asked that since the cham ber receives funding from the Tourist Development Council to host a visitors center, the commissioners should use that funding as leverage. The chamber has a for-prot business in the chamber ofces, Robinson Brothers, said Wilson. We feel this is unfair. We ask you to look at this from our standpoint. We dont feel like were being treated fair in this situation, and were not by ourselves. The charter captains, who included Greg Kembro, Rex Phipps and Sandra Al len, who runs a guide book ing service, were joined by St. George Island realtor Jerry Thompson. He said he had served as a board member for the chamber for 10 years, and had known Wilson for many years. I know theres a lot of them (shing guides) and they have brought in a lot of business in this county, said Thompson. I know they have a big concern and I share that concern. He said that having an ofce for Robinson Broth ers Guide Service and Rob inson Real Estate Company in the chamber ofces is a big conict of interest. Wilson told commission ers the shing guides rou tinely tell visitors wheres a good place to stay, wheres a good place to eat. We feel were bringing a lot of TDC dollars and now theyre being used to benet our competitors, he said. Go down there, walk in the chamber of ce and make the decision for yourself. Dont take my word for it. Wilson said he has been in communication with Kathy Robinson, as well as the chamber director and board, but has been unable to resolve the issue. I was going to try to get her (Robinson Brothers) to move to the back, said Wil son. She told me emphati cally, No, I will not move. I wont do anything. If thats her attitude, then Im going to get me an attitude. This TDC money that the cham ber is getting, we help pro duce it. We feel like theyre using the money we helped generate against us. Robinson said this week her company has a threeyear lease, at $500 per month, and agreed to the deal only after the chamber conducted a lengthy and very public search for a ten ant to help offset expenses. She also noted her old of ce was only about 60 feet from the chamber building, on Commerce Street. Robinson said most of the real estate business is not from walk-ins, and that real estate agents like her routinely share the benets from sales through refer rals and mutual transac tions. She said she employs a number of captains as independent contractors, and that while most char ter shing guides maintain a steady roster of repeat clients, she also makes re ferrals based on availabil ity and suitability. In a letter shared this week (see Letters to the Editor, page A4), the cham ber board of directors said it understood the guides concerns and plans a se ries of meetings to look into resolving the matter. By unanimous vote, the commissioners voted to refer the matter back to the TDC, but cautioned the chamber was a private not-for-prot, not a govern ment entity. The chamber board has said the TDC said prior to the lease deal that it would not be an im pediment to funding. The commissioners vot ed to have attorney Matt Fuqua, who was sitting in for County Attorney Mi chael Shuler, represent the county on the matter. Shul er, absent because of his fathers surgery, is active with the chamber, and said later he had no problem with Fuquas participation, since it would eliminate any perception of a conict of interest. Wilson told commission ers he plans to keep up the ght. If we dont get any satisfaction, we do plan to leave the chamber, he said. Im not going to be shut up until I get some satisfaction. Charter captains angered over chamber lease DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The Times Charter shing captain Charles Wilson speaks to the county commission, while captain Greg Kembro listens at right.

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Opinion A4 | The Times USPS 027-600 Published every Thursday at 129 Commerce St. Apalachicola, FL 32329 VP/Publisher: Karen Hanes Editor: Tim Croft POSTMASTER: Send address change to: The Apalachicola Times P.O. Box 820 Apalachicola, FL 32329 Phone 850-653-8868 PERIODICAL RATE POSTAGE PAID AT APALACHICOLA, FL 32329 WEEKLY PUBLISHING SUBSCRIPTIONS PAYABLE IN ADVANCE IN COUNTY $24.15 year $15.75 six months OUT OF COUNTY $34.65 year $21 six months Home delivery subscribers may be charged a higher rate for holiday editions. TO ALL ADVERTISERS In case of error or omissions in advertisements, the publishers do not hold themselves liable for damage further than the amount received for such advertisement. The spoken word is given scant attention; the printed word is thoughtfully weighed. The spoken word barely asserts; the printed word thoroughly convinces. The spoken word is lost; the printed word remains. Circulation: 1-800-345-8688 Formerly The Apalachicola Times Thursday, October 27, 2011 I recently had the honor and pleasure of being the featured author at the Authors in Apalach gathering in Apalachicola. I have been at many literary events around the world, but the one put on by the staff and supporters of your library was the nicest and most efcient Ive seen in some time. And the warm hospitality shown to me by everyone in Apalachicola was the very best Ive ever experienced in the world. Your municipal library is a real gem, and my hats off to librarian Caty Greene and her staff, Dianna Kane and Sue Cronkite, as well as the Friends of the Library. Of course, as a Floridian, I am well-acquainted with Apalachicolas reputation for friendliness and great seafood, but both surpassed the legend. And what became instantly apparent to me was the local love of books, appreciation for your maritime history, and loyalty to your seafood trade. It was good to see that the people of Apalachicola appreciate and support the outstanding work of their library staff, that they are excited about the future of the maritime museum, and that they are serious about protecting their unique environment. So this letter is a sincere public thank-you for everyone who was so kind to me and made the literary events so successful. Apalachicola has my best wishes for even greater days ahead. And yes, Ill be back for some more of those wonderful oysters. Onward and upward, Robert N. Macomber Matlacha Island The Board of Directors of the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce understands that members of our community are disappointed in the boards decision to lease a portion of the chambers ofce to a local business. We acknowledge these concerns and appreciate each persons willingness to share them with us. It has always been the boards intention to work diligently to protect the long-term best interests of our membership. As we have all been challenged by the downturn in the economy and then the negative effects of the oil spill, over the last few years the directors found that like others, it was necessary to tighten our belts in order to maintain the same high level of service we have always tried to offer. As we brainstormed ways to cut expenses and/or generate new revenue, it was immediately determined that increasing dues was not acceptable in difcult economic times. Cutting staff (for the second time) was not realistic due to the 20,000-plus visitors who contact the chamber ofce for assistance each year. After much discussion, it was deemed a reasonable alternative to attempt to lease out a small space in the ofce. The decision to enter lease out space in our building was not made lightly. Many factors were taken into consideration. So that we remained in compliance with our requirements to serve as the Apalachicola Visitors Center, we rst requested and were granted approval by the Tourist Development Council to lease part of our building. Eight months ago, the board began advertising in our newsletter, the local newspaper, at chamber luncheons and nally, with a sign in the window that ofce space was available for rent. We received three serious inquiries. The rst two would have been far less controversial, but unfortunately, neither party chose to proceed. The fact that this decision has caused some of our members to doubt our commitment to their industry and local business is disheartening. Our sole purpose is to be an exceptional source of support as a visitors center, through our website, and in everything we do as a Chamber of Commerce. We have already called two special meetings of the board to consider ways to rectify this situation. We invite all interested parties to our next board meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 5 p.m. at the chamber ofce. This will allow us to meet face-toface in order to share ideas and bring this matter to a mutually acceptable close. Please accept our sincere apologies and know that we will do all we can to earn your trust again. Sincerely, The Board of Directors of the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce Mark W. Friedman, President Editors note: Thomas Wainwright, 32, was killed Saturday by a great white shark while diving near Perth, Australia. A graduate of Mosley High School, he attended Gulf Coast Community College and then got a degree in marine systems engineering from Texas A&M. After earning a captains license and running charter boats in Panama City, Wainwright moved to Australia six months ago to take a job as a project manager with a marine company. I received an email from Capt. Billy Archer early this morning telling me the latest innocent shark victim was a young man known to many families in Panama City, a local boy and the grandson of local charter boat Capt. Don Morrell. How tragic and sad when anyone is killed by a shark. This young man, Thomas Wainwright, has local roots. He is so much more than just another human statistic for shark apologists to compare with worldwide shark deaths. When a person is killed by a shark the media always quotes the University of Florida shark folks regurgitating the party line, shing eets kill up to 70 million sharks a year. This is environmental doublespeak and does not tell the true story. Their locked in concrete party-line statement that shing eets kill 70 million sharks a year is ridiculous on its face. In Florida, for instance, how many sharks are killed, where are they killed and by whom are they killed? Specically, how many great whites, great hammerheads, bull, tiger and mako sharks are killed in Florida every year? If 70 million are killed each year according to the University of Florida, that means 1.4 billion sharks have been killed by shing eets in the past 20 years. If that were so, would there be one shark left in the ocean? Anybody with a grain of curiosity would know there would be no poster sharks to be saved. Southeastern Fisheries Association wants to know how many sharks are killed in Florida each year by species and county and whether in state or federal waters. The rst email I got back from NOAA asking for shark kills, especially Florida, was that the shark kill information is condential. This might mean there are so few sharks killed in Florida that if the number was released, the identity of the sh house handling the sharks might be known, therefore the number of sharks killed are kept condential. This scenario allows groups to use whatever number of shark kills they wish as a way to strengthen their point of view. We, the media and citizens of America need specic data on the number of sharks killed by species and by location right here in Florida for a start. I dont know if this is true or not, but I heard shark apologists count all the dogsh harvested and the 70 million number of shark kills includes all critters related in any manner to elasmobranchii, which include skates, rays and other critters that are not the poster sharks used by the anti-shing NGOs to encourage citizens to dislike commercial shermen. Its ironic Panama City is again connected with sharks. I vividly remember NOAA agents and other federal agencies, storming into the home of a shark dealer in Panama City with big guns as though he was a drug lord. They destroyed his legitimate business and almost his life. I have no way to prove what I think happened, but I will always believe this U.S. citizen was targeted for heavy-handed selective law enforcement by fellow Americans with badges and guns to accomplish a political goal. Its past time to put the shark kills in perspective. The PETA crowd and their allies use the 70 million shark kill statistic to further remove shermen from the sea. Congress should demand that NOAA publish all shark kills by species, county and any other pertinent information available. If there are 70 million shark kills annually, then a shark shery management plan should be adopted to take advantage of such an abundant, underutilized shery resource. NMFS encouraged the industry to do in the 1980s. Bob Jones, Executive Director Southeastern Fisheries Association www.seafoodsustainability.us The Florida Farm Bureau has recognized State Representative Leonard Bembry (DGreenville) with the 2011 Legislator of the Year award, presented at a luncheon during the FFBs 2011 annual meeting at Gainesvilles Peabody Hotel Oct. 7. In making the presentation, FFB President John Hoblick expressed appreciation for Bembrys work in support of production agriculture and the people who make it a successful economic engine in Florida. He said Bembry has provided exceptional leadership in addressing a number of state policy issues that affect farmers and ranchers. Representative Bembry, we thank you for your good efforts on behalf of Floridas farm families, Hoblick said. We look forward to working closely with you in the future. In making his acceptance remarks, Bembry said that when Farm Bureau comes to Tallahassee, they take a boots on the ground attitude toward getting their message to legislators. As Farm Bureau members, we have the opportunity to be heard and to change the face of agriculture in this state, he said. Farm Bureau is extremely effective in representing their members in the legislative process. We need to do everything we possibly can to protect Florida agriculture and our rights as farmers to farm and ranch our lands and provide for our families. During the luncheon, FFB also recognized Rep. Steve Crisafulli (R-Merritt Island) and Sen. Gary Siplin (D-Orlando) with Legislator of the Year awards. Florida Farm Bureau is the Sunshine States largest general agricultural organization with more than 140,000 member-families representing Farm Bureaus in 60 counties. Membership provides a multitude of benets and you dont have to be a farmer to be a member. Authors in Apalach was a great success as 16 authors, numerous writers, and the publisher of Island Light gathered on Oct. 8 to enjoy Apalachicola and celebrate writing in the area. The historic Raney House was lled to capacity with tables of authors displaying their wares. Beverly MountDouds and Marlene Womack spilled over from the front porch to the lawn. Jack and Ann Rudloe were last-minute attendees for the afternoon session, which started with storytelling by Dolores and Denise Roux, and Vivian Sherlock, author of the 1982 biography of John Gorrie. Featured author Robert N. Macomber, who spent the morning on the Apalachicola River reading from his books and talking about Floridas participation in the Civil War, gave a touching talk about real people in the Civil War in Florida. His books, the Honor Series are published by Pineapple Press. His character, Peter Wake, could have lived in the Orman House during its heyday. A panel of lively writers and historians entertained the 50-some people in the afternoon. Jan Aninno spoke about the Florida Book Awards and Michael Lister talked about his life as a writer. His new book, The Big Goodbye takes place in Panama City in the 1940s. Books were sold, aspiring writers met authors and delicious pastries were consumed during the afternoon. The nale of the day was a reception at the Orman House State Park. The weather held and the view over the river was enjoyed by all. Approximately 50 people attended each of the three portions on the event: Raney House Book Signing, Apalachicola Museum of Art, lectures and panels, and the Orman Reception. PALS, the Friends of the Library, had a lively reception on Friday night at the Apalachicola Maritime Museum. Membership in PALS is still reasonable at $20 for individuals, $10 for seniors (60+) and $30 for families. PALS provides additional revenue for programs and other needs at the free standing Apalachicola Municipal Library. Caty Greene is the librarian for the Apalachicola Municipal Library. To reach her, call 653-8436. Writing celebrated at Authors in Apalach Time to put shark kills in perspective P hotos by LOIS SWOBODA | The Times Olivia Byrd author of Miss Hildreth Wore Brown, and Jan Annino author of She Sang Promise met the public at the Raney House. Apalachicolas friendliness surpassed the legend Chamber working to address lease concerns Joining Robert Macomber, right, at an Orman House authors reception are, from left, Ruth Young, Patty McCartney, Susan Clementson, and Bill McCartney. Florida Farm Bureau names Bembry Legislator S P EC IAL T O THE TI ME S Florida Farm Bureau President John Hoblick, left, and Director of Legislative Affairs Ben Parks, right, recognized State Rep. Leonard Bembry with the organizations Legislator of the Year award. @ THE LIBRARY Caty Greene

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Local The Times | A5 Thursday, October 27, 2011 By David Adlerstein Times City Editor Franklin Countys unem ployment picture continued to improve in September, with the jobless rate drop ping by 0.3 percentage points. According to prelimi nary numbers released Friday by the newly formed Florida Department of Eco nomic Opportunity (DEO), the countys jobless rate fell to 7.8 percent in September, 0.3 percentage points below the numbers in August, as well as one year ago. This improvement in unemployment, from 447 people without jobs to 428, came about as the labor force shrank by 40 workers, from 5,548 in August to 5,508 last month. The countys la bor force remains consider ably larger than it was one year ago, when it comprised 5,398 workers. Franklin Countys job less picture put it at fth best in the state, better than both the national av erage of 8.8 percent, and the Florida average of 10.6 percent. Monroe County has the states lowest rate at 6.7 percent, followed by Liberty at 6.9, Walton 7.1 and Okaloosa 7.3. Most of the counties with the lowest unemployment rates are those with relatively high proportions of government employment. There were 41 Florida counties with double-digit unemployment rates in September. The unemployment rate in the Gulf Coast Workforce region (Bay, Franklin, and Gulf counties) was 9.6 per cent in September, 1 per centage point below the state rate, and 0.7 percent age point lower than the regions year ago rate of 10.3 percent. Bay County was at 9.7 percent, and Gulf Coun ty at 10.1 percent. Out of a labor force of 101,972, there were 9,828 unemployed Gulf Coast residents. Our unemployment is down 1 percent from last year for the same month, but pretty much at from August, said Kim Bodine, executive director of the Gulf Coast Workforce Board. Comparing this season to last years sea son is not a great indicator of a trend due to the effect of the oil spill on our tour ism industry and the jobs that were in play due to the cleanup efforts. But if we go back to the 2009 season, we are about 1 percent higher in unem ployment year to year, she said. Overall, Florida job growth appears to be trend ing in a positive way. We are hopeful that we will steadily move in that direction at the local level. The states unemploy ment rate for September is down 1.3 percentage points since January, with the states jobless rates over the last ve months at the lowest since August 2009. The state has added 110,300 private sector jobs since January, with a net gain of 23,300 jobs in September. In addition, Floridas 12-month job growth percentage rate, of 1.3 percent has outpaced the nation for the rst time since 2007. Todays numbers are a strong signal that Florida is doing the right things to rebound from difcult eco nomic times. But our job is far from over with 977,000 residents unemployed, said DEO Executive Di rector Doug Darling. We must continue our efforts of coordinated economic development to create jobs and ensure our workforce is skilled and ready to be matched with employment opportunities. Gov. Rick Scott recently unveiled his 2012 Job Cre ation and Economic Growth Agenda, highlighted by ad ditional efforts to streamline regulations and provide tax relief to spur economic de velopment, prioritize trans portation projects to bring new jobs to Florida, and update the states unem ployment system to ensure job seekers have the skills needed to secure employ ment in current and future job markets. The DEO combines the states economic, workforce and community develop ment efforts under one roof. This one-stop shop approach helps expedite economic de velopment projects to fuel job creation in competitive communities. For more in formation, including valu able resources for employ ers and job seekers, please visit www.oridajobs.org. FESTIVAL S CHEDULE 48 th OVER 75 A RTS AND C RA F T B OO THS Florida Festival Floridas Oldest Maritime Event N ovember 4 th and 5 th in Apalachicola, FL FRIDAY NO VEM B ER 4 TH 10:00AM PARK O P ENS ( NO A DMISSI O N C HARGE) 4:00 P M BLESSING OF THE FLEET 4:00 P M A RRIVAL OF K ING R ETSY O OTTICE A MIS O N AND QUEEN C HRISTINA PATERITSAS 5:00-10:30 P M M USICAL E NTERTAINMENT ( M ULTI P LE G R O U P S) 10:30 P M PARK C L O SES S ATURDAY NO VEM B ER 5 TH 7:00AM R EGISTRATI O N FO R 5 K R ED F ISH R UN ( F R O NT STE P S OF T HE G I B S O N I NN) 8:00AM S TART OF R ED F ISH R UN 10:00AM PARADE S TARTS ( H WY 98) 10:00AM G ATES O P EN ($ 5.00 A DMISSI O N C HARGE K IDS U NDER 12 FREE) OVER 75 A RTS AND C RA F TS B OO THS PLUS F OO D B OO THS AND M ARITIME H ERITAGE E XHI B ITS 12:00 P M M USICAL E NTERTAINMENT ( M AIN S TAGE) 1:00-5:00 P M BLUE C RA B R ACES (T OP OF E ACH H O UR) FO R K IDS U NDER 12 (FREE) 1:00 P M OYSTER S HUCKING CO NTEST ( HO ME OF THE 2010 N ATI O NAL OYSTER S HUCKING C HAM P I O N) 2:00 P M OYSTER E ATING CO NTEST 2:00-4:00 P M M USICAL E NTERTAINMENT ( S MALL S TAGE) 8:00 P M H EADLINE E NTERTAINMENT ( T RAVIS T RITT ) 11:00 P M PARK C L O SES ( E ND OF FESTIVAL) MO RE IN FO G O T O WWW. F L O RIDASEA FOO D F ESTIVAL.C O M BAYFRONT EASTPOINT 1.2 acres on Hwy 98 with $850/ month rental income from mobile home, also machine shop. Great home site and already has dock approval. ML S # 243415.................$149,000 Travis Stanley 850.653.6477 Grayson Shepard 850.653.6718 Kim Davis 850.653.6875 Leon Teat 850.653.5656 Jackie Golden 850.899.8433 Jamie Crum 850.370.0835 Sandy Mitchem 850.899.8300 C O MME R C IA L ST GE OR GE IS L AN D Excellent location for 1500 square feet of commercial space in the heart of the island. Currently has closing. Also available for LONG TERM LEASE call for details. ML S # 244926...........$339,000 CO MME R C IA L A PA L A C HI C O L A Two commercial lots for sale in Apalachicola on the corner of Commerce and Penton St. Great location, one block of Hwy 98, near all the best shops and restaurants in Apalach! ML S # 244870..............$150,000 BE A C HFRONT S T. G E OR GE I S L AN D A chance to own a SGI icon the Whaley House is a 7BR/7.5 BA custom cypress home on the East End. A gorgeous retreat designed for large groups and entertaining. Must see! ML S # 245342...............$2,100,000 A FFOR D A BLE GR E AT E R A PA L A C HI C O L A. 3 BR/2BA 1142 sq.ft home with large fenced back yard, storage building. Great condition at a great price! ML S # 244700...........$115,000 NEW LISTING! GR E AT E R A PA L A C HI C O L A Enjoy quiet country living on 3.75 acres. Lovely custom built 3BR/2.5 BA home with many upgrades Jacuzzi, deck, large walk in closet. 1600 sq.ft. outbuilding on concrete pad. ML S # 244666.................$275,000 County jobless rate ticks downward

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A6 | The Times Thursday, October 27, 2011 PET OF THE WEEK Franklin County Humane Society Qualications: Expertise in: Now Accepting Appointments Call Toll Free 888-681-5864 For more info www.seclung.com Lung Disease Specialist Rob Garver, MD Now Seeing Patients in Port St. Joe NOW BCBS-FL I N -NETWORK PROV I DER Society Happy 40th birthday, Pauline We love you! Brenda, Matt, Heather and Brock Haygan William Charles Creamer was welcomed into this world on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011, at Capital Regional Medical Center. He weighed in at 9 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 inches long. Proud parents are Wesley and Stephanie Creamer, of Eastpoint. Grandparents are Timothy and Annette Hightower, of Port St. Joe, and Dennis and Kathy Creamer, of Eastpoint. Haygan was welcomed home by his siblings Hayley, Hannah and Hayden. Ronnie Jones, a sheriffs deputy, led a bizarre rampage at the Fort Coombs Armory Friday night, overseeing the murder, dismemberment and burial of scores of innocent victims. Plus, not only did law enforcement ofcials not respond, but a steady queue of families, many with young children, lined up outside for a chance to catch a glimpse of the happenings. Its going to be better next year, said a gleeful Jones, his smock spattered with blood as he wielded a chain saw and directed a crew of about three dozen fellow ghouls in their duties. No one, of course, not even any small dogs, was harmed in the making of this spectacle. The Spooktacular Haunted House was all part of what turned out to be an extremely successful fundraiser for the Justin B. Grifn Memorial Skate Park in Apalachicola, named for Jones stepson, who died in an automobile accident last year. With painstaking care, Jones, wife Beckie, and the entire crew of young people and young adults created a memorable effect, complete with a small graveyard that, upon their entry, greeted visitors, who each donated $5 for a chance to be scared out of their wits. From there, Grifns sister Carrie Johnson escorted small groups to a series of lifelike vignettes, all scenes from such classic horror lms as Friday the 13th , Saw, and The Exorcist. Every nook and cranny of the armory was put to good use, with the tours culminating with Jones surprising guests by leaping from the bathroom, wielding a chain saw, minus the blade. All monies raised will go to benet the skate parks fund. By David Adlerstein Births and BIRTHDAYS Joan and A.J. Bareld, of Eastpoint, celebrated 62 years of marriage on Monday, Oct. 24. They were married Oct. 24, 1949, in Bartow in Polk County. The couple are retired, A.J. from the International Brotherhood of Painters and Joan from Owens-Illinois Glass Company. They have two daughters Patsy Krus, of Lakeland, and Teresa and husband Michael Barker, of Panama City and two sons Huey and wife Desiree Bareld, of Oak Ridge, Tenn., and the late Robert Bareld. They are blessed with nine grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren. The Barelds celebrated by dining out. Anniversary Welcome baby Haygan Creamer Joan and A.J. Bareld mark 62nd anniversary Pauline turns 40 Ghouls haunt Fort Coombs Armory for fundraiser Part of the cast of unwholesome characters The haunted graveyard A skeleton exits a casket Photos by DA V ID AD LE RST E I N | The Times Campers sit in Tates Hell, murdered. Snacks, anyone? The makeup was very realistic.

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The Times | A7 Thursday, October 27, 2011 Special to the Times Regardless of what some may say, our ancestors did not separate political reasoning from Christian principles of morality and virtue. The signers of the Declaration of Independence declared that our civil liberties are God-given, unalienable rights. These men believed you did not deserve to call yourself an American if you challenged the Word of God. In his farewell address, George Washington said, You cant have national morality apart from religious principle. James Madison said, Weve staked our future on our ability to follow the Ten Commandments with all our heart. The same Ten Commandments are now so offensive they must be removed from public sight. Our modern-day interpretation of separation of church and state is contrary to the philosophies of our forefathers. The future is here and what is currently at stake is the complete loss of freedom of our religious privileges as well as a heritage we have so loosely forfeited. in the name of fear. In March 1775, attorney Patrick Henry rode into Culpepper, Va. and found a dead man strapped to a post in the town square. The man had been brutally beaten with whips laced with metal until his ribs were exposed. Henry learned the man was a minister whose only crime was refusing to take the kings license to minister. The torturous death was intended to be a loud warning to others that dare defy the king. Henrys famous quote, edited by history books of course, became the battle cry of the American Revolution. Is life so dear or peace so sweet, as to purchase at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty or give me death! As a child, I could not imagine a time when our country would reject the One whom we were founded under. We have put more faith into our dollars that have inevitably failed us than we have in the Almighty. As if matters could get any worse, we have armed up with the enemy while turning our backs against our brother country, Israel. It is obvious we are quickly becoming the humanistic, Godless world exposed in the Bible. Those that refuse to conform are labeled religious nuts. Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil; Who substitute darkness for light and light for darkness; Who substitute bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter! Isaiah 5:20 When speaking with students currently attending high school, they paint a sickening picture of the atmosphere they are exposed to daily. Disrespectful, immoral and vulgar behavior is common and frequently disregarded. Let a child start handing out religious tracts in that same hallway and all hell will come against him. Under the guise of separation of church and state, public school teachers and students have become targets of antiChristian bigotry. The First Amendment allows religious rights under the free speech and free exercise clause. The establishment clause, however, forbids government speech endorsing religion. A teacher may participate in religious activities unless they are acting in their ofcial capacities. They may meet with fellow teachers to hold Bible studies and prayer if they so wish during breaks, lunch and before school. Teachers may also use the Bible for its literary and historic qualities as long as it is presented objectively as part of a secular program of education. An example of this would be comparing evolution and creation. Students may talk about their beliefs, distribute religious literature and conduct religious meetings at any of the same times that other secular clubs or organizations meet. Students may give oral and written reports on religious topics as long as the presentation is consistent with the assignment. Bible clubs must be provided equal treatment and equal access to school facilities such as the bulletin board, intercom system, club fairs, school newspaper, yearbook, copy machine, announcements and nancial sponsorship that may be offered to any secular groups. We should boldly exercise these rights while they are still available and teach them to our children so that they will continue to teach our customs to following generations. We desperately need to be counted among the patriarchs that dened this great nation as One Nation Under God. Dont be afraid of those who want to kill your body; they cannot touch your soul. Fear only God, who can destroy both soul and body in hell. Matthew 10:28 We welcome all suggestions and hope you enjoy this weekly article. Please send all emails to Scott Shiver at frontline247@mac.com. 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 th 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. 102 NE Ave. B Carrabelle 697-3672 Pastor: Julie Stephens Eastpoint United Methodist Church Worship Service 10:00 a.m. every Sunday Healing service every fourth Monday at 7:00 p.m. 317 Patton Dr. (corner of David St.) 670-8825 Pastor: Rev. Beth White St. George Island United Methodist Church 9:00 a.m. Worship Service 10:00 a.m. Fellowship Hour 201 E. Gulf Beach Dr. 9274635 www.sgiumc.org Pastor: Rev. Themo Patriotis First Pentecostal Holiness Church 379 Brownsville Road Apalachicola Were excited about what Gods doing!!! Sunday School 9:45 am Sunday Morning Worship 10:45 am Sunday Evening Service 6:00 pm Monday, Youth Group 6:30 pm Wednesday, Royal Rangers, G.A.P. 7:00 pm Wednesday Worship & Word 7:30 pm Nursery Provided during regular church services 7:00 7:00 First Baptist Church St. George Island 501 E. Bayshore Drive 927-2257 R. Michael Waley, Pastor Join us as we praise and worship the living Christ. Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise. Psalm 145:3 Sunday Bible Study ................................................ 10:00am Worship Praise ........................................................ 11:00am Sunday Night ............................................................ 7:00pm Wednesday Power Hour ...................................... 7:00pm Wednesday Youth at S.P.L.A.S.H ....................... 7:00pm Walking in Christ R. Michael Whaley, Pastor WELCOMES YOU Church of the Ascension 101 NE First Street Carrabelle SUNDAY 10:00 AM WELCOMES YOU Church THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH (850) 274-4490 WELCOMES YOU Trinity Trinity Episcopal Church est. 1836 Welcomes You Hwy. 98 & 6th St. Apalachicola 850-653-9550 Sunday Worship Services 8 & 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays Healing Service 11 a.m. Centering Prayer 4 p.m. Special to the Times Dont forget the Fall Festival at the Carrabelle United Methodist Church on Friday, Oct. 28. Trunk-n-Treat, games, free food and the Movies on the Lawn at 7 p.m. Fun starts at 6 p.m. and no scary costumes, please. Saturday, Oct. 29, will be a shoppers dream. Starting at 8 a.m. and going to 6 p.m., the Ladies Guild will have a Fall Festival and Yard Sale on the grounds of the Sacred Heart Church, 2653 U.S. Highway 98, Lanark Village. Something for everyone! Lunch will be served at noon. Also on Saturday, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., drop by the Lanark Village Boat Club and check out the Fall Bazaar Bake Sale, Christmas items, candy and nuts and much more. Soup and sandwich lunch, dessert and beverage, $5 donation. On Wednesday, Nov. 2, Father Eddie will have a celebration for our departed loved ones at the Elizabeth Ann Seton Cemetery. All Saints Day services will begin at 7 p.m. The church and cemetery are in Medart, on U.S. Highway 98 East. Items for the Fall Festival at the senior center are still being collected. Food, games, plenty of live entertainment and parade will all be on Saturday, Nov. 12. Be kind to one another and check on the sick and housebound. Also, Happy Halloween! Until next time, God Bless America, our troops, the poor and the hungry. Special to the Times Three years ago, a group of local women came together and formed Franklin Needs Inc. The organization, which has become known as The Calendar Girls, was formed with one goal in mind: to provide access to mammograms for Franklin County women that did not have any type of health insurance or breast cancer awareness education. Since that time, the group has more than met its goal. In a little over a year, the group managed to raise a total of $54,525, $38,300 of which came directly from the sale of the 2009 Forgotten Coast Classics calendar. The remaining $16,225 came from the proceeds of the overwhelmingly successful cabaret, the group held at the Fort Coombs Armory, direct contributions and Titti Tacs sales made by local artist Kristin Anderson. With these available funds, the group has provided 98 local women with free mammograms. All procedures were performed locally at the George Weems Memorial Hospital. In addition, a number of women were referred to Bay Radiology in Panama City for further testing. These follow-up procedures were also paid for by The Calendar Girls. Besides mammograms, the group has sponsored various breast cancer awareness and education programs. Also, to provide a more comforting atmosphere, they purchased soft dressing robes for the mammogram facility at Weems. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Calendar Girls strongly urge any Franklin County woman who hasnt taken advantage of this program to do so now. If you are a county resident between the ages of 35 and 64 years old and have no health insurance, simply call Weems at 653-8853 (ext. 119) and schedule an appointment. Remember, Franklin County has lost too many good women to breast cancer. Call today! In the United States, the age-adjusted death rate for a female with breast cancer is 26.6. In Franklin County, the ageadjusted death rate for a female with breast cancer is 28.8. Age-adjusted death rate is a death rate used to take the effects of differences in populationage distributions into consideration so that comparisons of death rates by geographic region make sense. When comparing across geographic areas, some method of age adjusting is typically used to control for the inuence that different population age distributions might have on health event rates. According to the Florida Department of Health Ofce of Vital Statistics (2007-2009), Franklin County ranks in the least favorable 25% of counties in the state for breast cancer by ageadjusted death rates. The Florida Department of Health Ofce of Epidemiology reported in 2007 that 59.7 percent of women in Franklin County 40 years of age and older receive annual mammograms, compared to 64.9 percent statewide. Franklin Needs Inc. has a fund to help local, uninsured women get mammograms at Weems Memorial Hospital. The group is best known for a breast cancer awareness calendar they created with local breast cancer survivors posing in very creatively concealed ways. Women who would like to get a free mammogram must be residents of Franklin County, be between 35 and 64 years old and have no health insurance. To take part in the program, simply schedule a mammogram at Weems Memorial Hospital by calling 653-8853 ext 119. Franklin Needs will pay for the mammograms as long as their funds are available. First Baptist to honor pastor, wife How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace and bring glad tidings of good things Romans 10-15 The First Baptist Church of Apalachicola family invites you to join them in celebrating the 10th pastoral anniversary of Pastor Bill Plazarin and his wife Verlene, on Sunday, Oct. 30, at 11 a.m. We would love to have everyone come join us in showing our love and appreciation to the shepherd sent by God to lead this ock. Faith Lucille Dorris Handy, of Eastpoint, formerly of Fayetteville, Ga. and Lexington, Ky., died Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011 at her home. Born July 3, 1924 in Marissa, Ill., she was the daughter of the late Monford Delmon and Ada Mabel Dorris. Funeral services were held on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011 in Peachtree City, Ga. with Rev. R. Michael Whaley of the First Baptist Church of St. George Island ofciating. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church, 501 E. Bayshore Drive, St. George Island. She is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, Ora Thomas Handy; daughter and son-in-law, James and Donna Handy Dunkin; sister, Kathleen Canene and twin sister, Phauneil Dunn; and many devoted nieces and nephews She was preceded in death by her son, Michael Lynn, and sister, Artance Schweitzer. Bevis Funeral Home, Harvey-Young Chapel, Crawfordville, was in charge of arrangements. Lucille Dorris Handy Obituary Faith BRIEFS LANARK NEWS Jim Welsh Weekend full of festive fall events Calandar Girls ght breast cancer Reassert One nation under God We would like to thank everyone who showed their support for our family during the loss of our father, son and brother, Ricky Busby. This has been a difcult time for us, but the support of our community and friends has been a great comfort. Whether it was food, owers, a phone call, a prayer, a touch or just sitting with our family as we grieved, your act of kindness did not go unnoticed and God will bless you all. We would like to say a special thanks to Ofcers Kevin Shuman, R.J. Shelley, Robby Hogan and the rst responders for their professionalism and compassion while responding to the scene. With heartfelt thanks from the family of Ricky Eugene Busby Ricky Busby Family Card of THANKS SCOTT AND PAMELA SHIVER SP ECIA L TO T H E T IMES

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E-mail outdoors news to times outdoors@star.com O UTD OO RS www.apalachtimes.com Section A Adam Warwick Special to the Times It is especially important not to provide bears with the temptation of an easy meal in the fall. Black bears are not true hibernators. Instead, they experience what is often called winter lethargy or denning. This period of reduced activity occurs in the Franklin and Wakulla counties black bear popula tion from December through February. Winter lethargy is brought on by a number of factors, including preg nancy, food availability, day length and temperature. In the fall, their internal clock is telling them that a bleak time of limited food is ap proaching. For that reason, bears demonstrate hyperphagia, a period of excessive eating and drinking to fatten for denning, in October and No vember. During this time bears will increase their daily in take from 8,000 to 15,000 20,000 calories, and must feed about 20 hours per day to get those calories. This is why you see more bears this time of year. At other times, they do not need as many calories and can feed at night and avoid interaction with people. Gorging on available food helps build layers of fat that will be essential to keep ing them warm and healthy through the coming winter. The fat is not only insula tion against cold, but the key to their ability to den. During the winter denning period, the bears draw on fat to keep their metabolism up, protecting muscle while they fast. Adult female bears need an especially good store of fat to support the energeti cally demanding processes of birth and milk production while denned up over the winter months. Although they are loan ers much of the year, bears are far more tolerant in the fall. It is very similar behav ior to the grizzly bears you see on TV shows that show a bunch of them hanging out at the same stream catching and eating salmon. If there is a particular patch of oak trees ush with acorns (see Lanark Village circa 2005), you might have ve bears in a single tree. One of the habitat types we have along the coast here is called scrub and it extends parallel to the coast from Eastpoint up through St. James Island out to Alli gator Point. In contrast to the longleaf pine-wiregrass habitat (i.e. pine atwoods) which would burn every one to four years, scrub habitat burns about once every 20 years and has more oak trees than pine atwoods, since oaks dont tolerate re as well as long leaf and slash pine. Scrub is also higher and drier, and as a result, scrub habitat is the most highly sought after for home con struction. For this reason, it is one of the most threatened habitats in Florida and the reason scrub jays are en dangered. When folks build houses in these areas, they clear shrubs, plant a lawn, and fertilize it, etc., but leave the oaks for aesthetics and shade. The oaks can live much longer around homes because people dont burn their yards. Lots of oaks mean lots of acorns; lots of acorns means lots of bears. The bears insatiable ap petite at this time of year in variably leads them to areas with abundant food. In our area, this is the scrub habi tat along the coast where everyone lives. The point of this, is to say that it is very important this time of year to keep your potential food sources put away and inaccessible to bears. Secure bird seed, pet food and garbage. You can see from the chart that the number of incidents of bears in garbage increases signicantly each year at this time. Bears are feeding more widely and if they asso ciate your home with a food source, they may remem ber and return next spring. Moreover, we have seen that in certain cases, bears might not den at all if there are abundant local food sources. Corner of Marina Drive, Port St. Joe, FL (next to Piggly Wiggly) www.BWOsh.com Your Hunting Headquarters HERITAGE .22L R REV OL VERS W IT H .22M AG COMBO W A S $199.99 NOW $169.99 Thursday, October 27, 2011 Page 8 Freshwater Grouper season is fast coming to an end. Good sized sh are in the 120-200ft range. Live pinsh are still baits of choice for the charter captains and the recreational anglers alike. Smaller sized sh are holding inshore on public numbers. Inshore Offshore Flounder have been on re in St. Joe Bay and in the I.C.W. canal. Most are eating live bait, but articials in pearl white and glow colors are producing well. The ats near Fire Tower and Pig island are holding some schooling red sh in the slot size. Depot creek has had good reports over the last week of crappie and shellcracker catches with good numbers. Howard Creek is shellcraker and painted bream with some crappie showing up in the river. Bass are still biting well, but most are small in size. SPONSORED BY Be aware of hungry bears in the fall Festival celebrates black bears At the Black Bear Festival Oct. 15 in Carrabelle, Barbara Eells, from St. Joe Beach, a volunteer with the Big Bend Wildlife Sanctuary, holds up Screechy, a female grey American eastern screech owl, that suffered an eye injury. Candace Clemons, ofce administrator for WastePro in Eastpoint, shows off a bearproof container at the Black Bear Festival. The quarterly rate for the newly improved cans is $79.92, and about $6 less for seniors or the disabled. P hotos by DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The Times After a learning tour of black bear behavior from Hanah Murphy, a volunteer with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Michael Mohl, 6, holds up an example of what bears feed on as they prepare for hibernation. Mohl, from Union County, was in town for a family reunion, and attended the Black Bear Festival with aunts Dori Romrell and Deana Bennett. Interns Marlee McCleary, left and Tanja Hinton, with FWCs Habitat and Species Conservation effort, educate festival visitors on the gopher tortoise. Laurie McDonald, state director of the Defenders of Wildlife, who coordinated the Black Bear Festival with Allen Loye, said all the student posters were worthy of awards. 180 160 140 120 100 80 60 40 20 0 Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Bear complaints by month

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CARRABELLE A PALA C HI C OLA SP O RT S www.apalachtimes.com A Section By David Adlerstein Times City Editor Seahawk fans will have a chance this Friday to enjoy homecoming, as the Blountstown Tigers come here in hopes of spoiling it. Those Franklin Coun ty fans who travelled to Greensboro last Friday night to watch their favor ites spoil the West Gadsden homecoming almost got that opportunity. The Seahawks played a strong rst half and trailed by just two points, 14-12, at the half. Sophomore Leon ard Green caught a 35-yard touchdown pass from se nior quarterback Zach Ar mistead, and sophomore Dwayne Griggs had a 5yard TD run in the rst half for Franklin County. Unfortunately, when the second half resumed, the Seahawks were still in the locker room. Or so it seemed. The Panthers scored on their rst possession of the second half in just four plays, and on the rst play from scrimmage the Se ahawks had the ball taken out of a runners hand after a ve-yard gain. The short eld yielded another score and quickly Franklin Coun ty found themselves down 34-12. Down but not out, the Seahawks stormed back behind the bruising run ning of junior fullback Cole Lee, who carried the ball 15 times for 94 yards on the night, with one touchdown on a ve-yard run. Lee had his runs com plemented by the tandem efforts of Griggs, senior Brennan Walden and ju nior Skyler Hutchinson. Griggs scored on a 20-yard run, the Seahawks recov ered an onside kick and the team found themselves driving to tie the game with just under two min utes left. The campaign fell short, disappointingly, as the drive stalled only nine yards out from the end zone, when West Gadsden held Franklin County on downs with 1:38 left in the game to preserve its rst District 4-1A win. I really felt that this was another example of our kids ability to continue to play hard and believe in one another, said Se ahawks coach Josh Wright. Although we played very poorly at times, we were still pleased with our com petitiveness. We must do a better job tackling and ying to the football. West Gadsden is a ballclub that really tests your ability as a tackling unit. And, unfortu nately, we failed that test. Franklin County fell to 3-5, winless in the district, with West Gadsden now 25, and 1-1 in district play. Griggs nished with 22 carries for 182 yards, two touchdowns and a twopoint conversion. Walden ran 10 yards on six carries, while Hutchinson ran six times for 12 yards. Armistead completed 2-of-7 passes for 77 yards and one touchdown. Griggs completed the one pass he threw, for 30 yards. Junior TreSean Carr re covered a fumble, which he returned for 70 yards, while Walden and Hutchinson each recovered a fumble. Leading tacklers were Hutchinson with eight, and Walden with seven. The Seahawks now pre pare to make a huge state ment this week as they host the Tigers from Blount stown, a hard team to contend with, but at times the Seahawks have looked them in the eye. Blount stown, now 3-4, downed Liberty County 20-7 last Friday, as it handed the Bulldogs their rst district loss. Our team focus is to not just give them a good game or play competitive it is to win a game in front of our hometown fans, said Wright. Blountstown has a very stingy defense that has given up under nine points a game and an offensive unit that averages around 13 points a game. We need to stie what they do and at the same time nd a way to score rst downs and get in the end zone on offense. If we can prevent big plays and take care of the football, we will have an op portunity to win the game in the fourth quarter, said the coach. Following a Thursday night spirit bonre at the school, and a Friday after noon parade, homecoming events begin prior to the game with a ceremonial homecoming queen lap around the track. Halftime will include the formal in troductions and the 2011 queen presentation. Kick off is set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, October 27, 2011 West Gadsden edges Seahawks 34-26 Seahawk senior Colton Sheridan (#51) leads the Seahawks against West Gadsden. Photos by DANA WHALEY | Special to the Times Seahawk junior Tre Carr runs against West Gadsden. Seahawk senior quarterback Zach Armistead prepares to throw against West Gadsden. Page A9

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Local A10 | The Times Thursday, October 27, 2011 runners with a 1:50:38 time in her rst race since she was stricken ve days after the Pennsylvania Marathon in May. This was for me a big deal. The stroke took a lot away from me, said a jubilant Strosnider, anked by her mom, Bronya, and dad Neil, 61, who nished tops in his age group and 10th overall in the 10K race. I didnt want to race with 20,000 people. I wanted to run like I used to run, with 1,500 people, said Brooke, the general manager of a corporate tness center, who ew down for the race with her Yorkshire terrier Chanel. Its so beautiful here. It reminds me in some ways of San Francisco Bay, said Bronya, who shares a vacation home in Santa Rosa with her husband. I always wanted a reason to come. Bronya and Neil were in Eastpoint to bring orange juice to their daughter near mile 18 when they saw a black bear cross the road. You dont nd black bears in the city, Bronya said. It was a moral triumph of sorts for the top marathon runner overall, Jack McDermott, 42, of Tallahassee, who ran a 2:58.10 to improve on his third-place nish last year, a 3:06.38. I got dehydrated and fell apart at the end last year, he said. This was a nice redemption. This is a challenging course, I think because its so much on concrete. McDermott echoed a common feeling among the eld of 294 females and 228 males that the course that winds from Battery Park through Eastpoint to St. George Island and back offers a splendid view. Its a beautiful course, and the weather was all you could hope for, McDermott said. You can see a real long way. Its deceptively long. You think PUBLIC NOTICE THE FRANKLIN COUNTY ADVISORY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2011, AT 10:00 A.M. IN THE COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING ROOM OF THE FRANKLIN COUNTY COURTHOUSE ANNEX TO CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING VARIANCES, APPEALS AND SPECIAL EXCEPTIONS: 1 CONSIDERATION OF A REQUEST FOR A VARIANCE TO CONSTRUCT A RIP RAP REVETMENT WITHIN THE CRITICAL HABITAT ZONE ON PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOT 4, BLOCK 54, UNIT 5, ST. GEORGE ISLAND, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. REQUEST SUBMITTED BY GARLICK ENVIRONMENTAL ASSOCIATES, INC., AGENT FOR WALTHALL OIL, OWNER. 2 CONSIDERATION OF A REQUEST FOR A VARIANCE TO CONSTRUCT A RIP RAP REVETMENT WITHIN THE CRITICAL HABITAT ZONE ON PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOT 5, BLOCK 54, UNIT 5, ST. GEORGE ISLAND, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. REQUEST SUBMITTED BY GARLICK ENVIRONMENTAL ASSOCIATES, INC., AGENT FOR GORDON P. WALDO, OWNER. 3CONSIDERATION OF A REQUEST FOR A VARIANCE TO CONSTRUCT A RIP RAP REVETMENT WITHIN THE CRITICAL HABITAT ZONE ON PROPERTY DESCRIBES AS LOTS 6 AND 7, BLOCK 54, UNIT 5, ST. GEORGE ISLAND, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. REQUEST SUBMITTED BY GARLICK ENVIRONMENTAL ASSOCIATES, INC., AGENT FOR PETER H. GUTHERIE, OWNER. 4 CONSIDERATION OF A REQUEST FOR A VARIANCE TO CONSTRUCT AN OPEN DECK WITHIN THE CRITICAL HABITAT ZONE ON PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS THE WEST OF LOT 1, BLOCK N, UNIT 3, PENINSULAR POINT, ALLIGATOR POINT, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. REQUEST SUBMITTED BY MATT THARPE, AGENT FOR DAVID RAMBA, ETAL, OWNERS. THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ACTING AS THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT WILL ADDRESS THESE REQUESTS AT THEIR MEETING ON NOVEMBER 15, 2011. *Persons wishing to comment may do so in person or in writing to the Franklin County Planning & Zoning Department, 34 Forbes Street, Suite 1, Apalachicola, FL 32320. Transactions of this hearing will not be recorded, persons wishing to record the proceedings must make the necessary arrangements for recording. WEEKLY ALMANAC APALACHICOLA CARRABELLE TIDE TABLES MONTHLY AVERAGES To nd 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 To nd the tides of the following areas, subtract the indicated times from those given for CARRABELLE: HIGH LOW Bald Point Minus 9:16 Minus 0:03 Sponsor the WEEKLY ALMANAC Call Today! 653-8868 Date High Low % Precip Thu, Oct 27 80 60 10 % Fri, Oct 28 79 53 20 % Sat, Oct 29 72 45 0 % Sun, Oct 30 72 48 0 % Mon, Oct 31 74 49 40 % Tues, Nov 1 72 51 30 % Wed, Nov 2 73 52 0 % 10/27 Thu 03:16AM 1.8 H 11:10AM -0.2 L 06:28PM 1.7 H 10:51PM 1.3 L 10/28 Fri 03:48AM 1.9 H 11:59AM -0.2 L 07:28PM 1.6 H 11:23PM 1.4 L 10/29 Sat 04:25AM 1.9 H 12:50PM -0.2 L 08:28PM 1.6 H 11:59PM 1.4 L 10/30 Sun 05:08AM 1.9 H 01:46PM -0.1 L 09:26PM 1.5 H 10/31 Mon 12:44AM 1.4 L 05:57AM 1.8 H 02:45PM 0.0 L 10:21PM 1.4 H 11/1 Tue 01:49AM 1.3 L 06:54AM 1.7 H 03:47PM 0.2 L 11:08PM 1.4 H 11/2 Wed 03:20AM 1.2 L 08:04AM 1.5 H 04:49PM 0.3 L 11:47PM 1.4 H 10/27 Thu 01:51AM 2.9 H 08:57AM -0.3 L 05:03PM 2.7 H 08:38PM 2.1 L 10/28 Fri 02:23AM 3.0 H 09:46AM -0.3 L 06:03PM 2.6 H 09:10PM 2.2 L 10/29 Sat 03:00AM 3.0 H 10:37AM -0.3 L 07:03PM 2.6 H 09:46PM 2.2 L 10/30 Sun 03:43AM 3.0 H 11:33AM -0.2 L 08:01PM 2.4 H 10:31PM 2.2 L 10/31 Mon 04:32AM 2.9 H 12:32PM 0.0 L 08:56PM 2.2 H 11:36PM 2.1 L 11/1 Tue 05:29AM 2.7 H 01:34PM 0.3 L 09:43PM 2.2 H 11/2 Wed 01:07AM 1.9 L 06:39AM 2.4 H 02:36PM 0.5 L 10:22PM 2.2 H Notice for Interested Contractors/ Request for Qualications (RFQ) Single Family Capital Area Community Action Agency has received federal funds for weatherizing residential homes in Franklin County. Weatherization includes air inltration reduction, insulation, repair/replacement of doors and windows, low-ow showerheads and compact uorescent light bulbs repair/replacement of heating/cooling systems and water heaters. Work will begin October 1, 2011 and must be performed under the supervision of a state licensed contractor and is subject to Davis-Bacon requirements. A Pre-BID conference will be held on Monday, October 31, 2011, 1:00pm-3:00pm at the Franklin Promise Community Room, 192 14th Street, Apalachicola, FL 32320, Apalachicola, FL. The RFQ is due no later than 5:00pm, Monday, November 7, 2011. Contractor must be based out of Franklin County. To apply attend the Pre-BID conference, request an RFQ, or for more information, contact Mecarlo Richardson or Debbie Mabry, (850) 222-2043, fax (850) 270-9561, or debora.mabry@cacaainc.org BILL MILLER REALTY 850-697-3751 (3310) 570-0658 WOW! 1 B D R FU R N I SH E D AP T $15,000 $29,500 $2,500 D OWN BU Y S 2 B E D AP T 2 6 GU L F V IE W & A CC E SS 3 BD R 2 BA 2006 M /H 16 X 80 $89,000 $500 D OWN C HO I C E OF 3 CITY LO T S $180.00/ M ON T H O R $17,500/ EA CH MI H 2 CR N R L O T S BLK. $ ST O RE RE DUC E D $49,500 3 D OO R NI C E 2 B/R M H 2 C R N R. L O T S $47,500 Gun Show October 29th & 30th Panama City Panama City Fairgrounds Fairgrounds 2038646 Sat 9 -5 Sun 10-4 C o n c e a l e d W e a p o n s C l a s s S a t / S u n 1 1 o r 2 Floridagunshows.com FREE PARKING MARATHON from page A1 PHOTOS BY DAVI D AD LERSTEIN | The Times From left are Ultra Marathon winner David Goggins and his girlfriend, Dawn Griner, and top marathon runner Jack McDermott and his wife, Laura. See MARATHON A11

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Local The Times | A11 Thursday, October 27, 2011 Im about there, and Im not. Franklin Countys top female nisher, Circuit Judge Angela Dempsey, 43, ran a 1:47.44 to nish 22nd among the 232 halfmarathoners and tops in her age group. I loved running towards the sunrise, she said. That was awesome. McDermott, communications director for the Florida Ofce of Insurance Regulation, led from start to nish, wire to wire, and threw off his shirt at mile 6, when the sun came up. His wife, Laura McDermott, was the top female and third overall in the 10K, with a time of 48:08. A high school runner in Oregon, Jack McDermott started running again at age 30, after he went to college and got fat. Sundays race was his 141st marathon, and as race director for the Tallahassee Marathon for two years, he had nothing but good things to say about Running for the Bay. They blocked trafc better than last year. I had a police escort, he said, noting there was plenty of water, Gatorade and food for the runners, the start went well, and the medals, which this year sport an oyster boat on one side and a starsh on the other, are again among the best anywhere. The only complaint he had was that he would have preferred to see more mile markers on his way back. That threw me off, he said. Topping the eld among the 20 runners in the Ultra 50K, about six miles longer than a marathon, was David Goggins, 36, of Santa Rosa, an active-duty Navy Seal who started running ultra marathons, which can be as long as 100 to 200 miles, about six years ago. Goggins ran a 3:46.11, about what he had planned on, as he, too, led from start to nish. It was real windy, he said. A lot of headwinds. A former power lifter who used to weigh 290 pounds, Goggins is a slim and muscled 200 pounds and runs as part of an effort to boost the Special Operations Warrior Foundation, which provides scholarships to surviving children of special operations personnel who die in operational or training missions and nancial assistance to severely wounded special operations personnel and their families. Race organizer Mark Henderson, who endured more than his share of criticism from some of last years miscues, was delighted at this years success, as runners prompted No Vacancy signs all the way to Mexico Beach, and enjoyed a Saturday night Pasta Walk at area restaurants,. I think it went fantastic, he said. Everybody seemed like they had a great time. The runners were happy, so that means Im happy. He said he had a better handle on the logistics, such as where to place water along the route, and a more seasoned crew of about two dozen volunteers to ensure everything went well. Hendersons daughter Kayte was there to photograph the runners, while son Kyle handled the announcing duties. Race results were handled by www.racesmith. com, and the speed with which they were shared impressed Neil Strosnider. Fastest Ive ever seen results, he said. Henderson, who last year donated $1,000 to area nonprots, is hoping to double his charitable gifts this year, as he sets his sights on a third race, around Oct. 22, 2012. He thanked Apalachicola Administrator Betty Webb, Apalachicola Chamber of Commerce Director Anita Grove, sheriffs ofces Lt. Bobby Shiver, Apalachicola Police Chief Bobby Varnes, Bob Allen at Sportsmens Lodge and a host of others for their help. Among the local runners who ran were Clint Kadel, 42, who nished the half-marathon 61st, with a 2:02:42 time, and Alane Kadel, 41, of St. George Island, who nished 83rd with a 2:10:11 time. Among the 52 runners in the 10K were Elizabeth Coble, 42, of Apalachicola, who nished 20th with a time of 1:04:08; and Cassie Gary, 39, of Apalachicola, who nished 22nd with a time of 1:04:10. Among the 90 runners in the 5K, nishing 53rd was Lori Burch, 35, of Apalachicola, with a 44:49 time; and Sharon Hutchinson, 63, of Eastpoint, who nished 60th with a 52:59 time. For all the runners, both new and old, it was a test of courage in a breathtaking surrounding. I wanted to prove to myself I could do something and commit to it, said Narveen Lumucso, 32, a registered nurse from Altamonte Springs, who was greeted at the nish line by his wife, Jakeline, and daughter Tiffany. I started running in August, and this was a rst time, to test myself, he said. PUBLIC NOTICE The Franklin County Board of County Commissioners and Weems Memorial Hospital is asking for participation from the community in the Community Health Assessment. Those interested in health care, social services, education, and other community leaders are urged to participate in a steering committee. There will be two meetings: The rst is to be held on November 3, 2011 Carrabelle Municipal Complex 1001 Gray Avenue, Carrabelle, FL 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. est. The second is to be held December 1, 2011 Coombs Armory 66 4th Street, Apalachicola, FL 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. est. For additional information call Alan Pierce at 850-653-9783, ext 161 MARATHON from page A10 I think it went fantastic. Everybody seemed like they had a great time. The runners were happy, so that means Im happy. Mark Henderson Race organizer

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Local A12 | The Times Thursday, October 27, 2011 10:30 a.m. Oct. 10 at the tiny fuel dock grocery, which ca ters to commercial sher men and oil eld workers, he tipped his hand. I knew he might have been in the area when he came in, the employee said. For two weeks he had been spotted at local bar up the road in Golden Meadow. He just showed up not even 10 minutes into town, and he climbed on that boat. So I called back the man from Panama City. I really didnt know what he was wanted for. Whenever I was (rst) notied, the man wouldnt tell me. I dont think he told me the law was wanting him. The veteran employee knew well the man locals called Big Bill and asked the marina owner to tele phone authorities just as Williams boarded one of the boats at the dock. Thats all we knew him as, because he was tall and built from a life in prison, the employee said. Over the years, I was on the look out for him. The marina worker said Williams had a frightening reputation and was unlikely to have been hired by any one familiar with it. Hes a piece of crap, the marina employee said. Over the years hes come in and out, and he always seems to want to nd work. Every time he comes, he al ways causes problems. He just stays on the dock, and hell get drunk and hang out. The employee said Big Bill was known to drink vodka and to blacken the eye of a woman he would stay with in Golden Meadow. He never gets on a boat, the employee said. All the years nobody hires him. He comes as a drifter and just causes trouble. Even worse, Williams had a reputation for trying to overpower the men who form the community of drifters who populate Lee ville and Grand Isle. This little guy from Kentucky, hes an alcoholic but he does no harm to anybody, said the marina worker. He sleeps on the dock and stays in an old building, a little fragile man. This guy was making sexual advances on him. He (Williams) tries to overpower them, the em ployee said. Three guys told me themselves. One guy chased him with a knife. A young sherman from Flor ida had to ght him off in the early morning hours. An Oct. 12 news release said the ofce of Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig We bre got a call from the U.S. Marshals Ofce in Florida indicating Williams was at a business in Leeville, seek ing a job. Deputies from the sheriffs ofce, along with ofcers from the Port Fourchon Harbor Police, proceeded to the business, where they arrested Wil liams without incident. While it is not known how long Williams has been in the area, it is estimated he has likely been in La fourche Parish for about two weeks, read the news release, which referred to Williams extensive crimi nal history, with numerous arrests stretching over sev eral counties in Florida, Ala bama, Texas and Louisiana. Prior arrests were for such crimes as armed robbery, kidnapping, aggravated assault, larceny, burglary, grand theft auto and drug possession. The news release said parish deputies arrested Williams in 2003 on con tempt of court charges and charged him with misrep resentation during booking. He was held for nearly 24 days before being released for time served. After being extradited back to Franklin County, Williams had his rst ap pearance Thursday morn ing, Oct. 20, in front of County Judge Van Russell, who placed him on a $25,000 bond for failing to register as a sexual predator. He was also held without bond on the absconding charge, a third-degree felony that holds a maximum penalty of ve years in state prison. I really dont know. The U.S. Marshal says Florida keeps letting him go, said the marina employee. I was not aware what this guy was wanted for. I have a very bad temper, and God knows what would have happened. They need to send him back around us and let the people take care of him, instead of the law, the em ployee said. I hope he wont come back in our area; ev erybodys going to notice. He better not show his face and be present. FRANKLIN COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS Notice is hereby given that the Franklin County Board of County Commissioners is seeking Statements of Qualications from rms and individuals for preparation of plans and specications for renovating the Fort Coombs Armory/Convention Center in Apalachicola. In addition the selected rm or individual will be required to assist in preparing a priority schedule for renovating the building to best utilize available funds. Submitted Statements of Qualications need to address the following criteria: Franklin County Clerk of Court All submission must be clearly marked Fort Coombs Renovations and be submitted proposals. Franklin County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. A12 | The Times Thursday, October 27, 2011 CLASSIFIEDS 36017T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FORMERLY KNOWN AS THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE TO JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF STRUCTURED ASSET MORTGAGE INVESTMENTS II INC. BEAR STEARNS ALT-A TRUST, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES SERIES 2005-7, Plaintiff, VS. ROBERT NEIL POOLE A/K/A ROBERT N. POOLE ,etal, Defendant(s). CASE NO.: 19-2009-CA-000065 DIVISION: NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated October 10, 2011, and entered in Case No. 19-2009-CA-000065 of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida in which The Bank of New York Mellon formerly known as The Bank of New York as successor Trustee to JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association as Trustee for the Certificateholders of Structured Asset Mortgage Investments II Inc. Bear Stearns ALT-A Trust, Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates Series 2005-7, is the Plaintiff and Robert Neil Poole a/k/a Robert N. Poole, Branch Banking and Trust Company, Casa Del Mar Subdivision Association, Inc., are defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on Franklin County, Florida at on the 7th day of December, 2011 @ 11:00 a.m. (EST), the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 11, OF CASA DEL MAR SUBDIVISION, PHASE 1, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 2, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A 2202 SAILFISH DRIVE, ST GEORGE ISLAND, FL 32328 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property 36011T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2010-533-CA PREMIER BANK, a Florida banking corporation, Plaintiff, v. COASTLINE PROPERTIES OF NORTH FLORIDA, LLC, a Florida limited liability company, SIDNEY E. GRAY, JIMMY W. MEEKS, SR., JEFF B. STRICKLAND, LORRI L. STRICKLAND, NEW RIVER RUN HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida corporation, and FRANKLIN COUNTY FLORIDA BOCC, Defendants. NOTICE OF JUDICIAL SALE PURSUANT TO SECTION 45.031(1) OF THE FLORIDA STATUTES TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on September 27, 2011, in Case No. 2010-533-CA, of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit for Franklin County, Florida, in which PREMIER BANK is the Plaintiff, and COASTLINE PROPERTIES OF NORTH FLORIDA, LLC, a Florida limited liability company, SIDNEY E. GRAY, JIMMY W. MEEKS, SR., JEFF B. STRICKLAND, LORRI L. STRICKLAND, NEW RIVER RUN HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida corporation, and FRANKLIN COUNTY FLORIDA BOCC, are the Defendants, that the undersigned, Clerk of Circuit Court, Franklin County, Florida, will sell at public sale the following described real property: Lot 1, New River Run, Phase 3, according to the map or plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 18, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. The sale will be held on November 8, 2011, at 11:00 a.m., to the highest bidder for cash, at the door of the Franklin County Courthouse, Apalachicola, Florida, in accordance with Section 45.031, Florida Statutes. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated September 29, 2011. MARCIA JOHNSON Franklin County Clerk of Court Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk October 20, 27, 2011 35923T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CENTENNIAL BANK, Plaintiff, v. HEXAPORT BUILDING SYSTEMS OF FLORIDA, LLC.; ANTHONY P. ATTALLA; LAWTON M. CHILES, III; HEXAPORT BUILDING SYSTEMS, LLC; CHILES FLORIDA ASSETS, INC.; HEXAPORT INTERNATIONAL LTD., Defendants. CASE NO. 2011-000058-CA CLERKS NOTICE OF SALE UNDER CHAPTER 45. FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS GIVEN THAT, in accordance with the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 27, 2011, in the above-styled case, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida 32320 on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 11:00 a.m., in accordance with Florida Statutes 45.031, the following described property: A leasehold estate interest created by a Ground Lease Agreement dated May 1, 2007, by and between the City of Carrabelle and Hexaport Building Systems of Florida, LLC, (set to expire May 1, 2106) on real property situated in Carrabelle, Franklin County, Florida, described as follows: Commence at a concrete monument marking the Southwest corner of Section 19, Township 7 South, Range 4 West, Franklin County, Florida, then run North 89 degrees 21 minutes 59 seconds West 1262.14 feet to a concrete monument (marked #2919) marking the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING run North 89 degrees 21 minutes 26 seconds West 499.53 feet to an iron rod and cap (marked #6475), thence run North 00 degrees 40 minutes 06 seconds East 689.66 feet to a concrete monument (marked #2919), thence run North 57 degrees 12 minutes 47 seconds East 809.44 feet to a concrete monument (marked #2919), thence run South 59 degrees 00 minutes 37 seconds East 1258.16 feet to a concrete monument (marked #2919), thence run South 00 degrees 36 minutes 32 seconds West 349.81 feet to an iron rod and cap (marked #6475), thence run North 58 degrees 50 minutes 42 seconds West 936.40 feet to a concrete monument (marked #2919), thence run South 57 degrees 02 minutes 26 seconds West 546.47 feet to a concrete monument (marked #2919), thence run South 00 degrees 42 minutes 43 seconds West 323.14 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING containing 22.40 acres, more or less. Together with all improvements and buildings thereon. MARCIA JOHNSON CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT, FRANKLIN COUNTY By: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk October 27, November 3, 2011 35896T IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 09-CA-000322 Division: THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON AS TRUSTEE FOR THE BENEFIT OF ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2007-J1 MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-J1 vs. SHAUN S. DONAHOE AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on, in the Circuit Court of Franklin County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Franklin County, Florida described as: ALL OF LOT 5, OF BLOCK 116, IN THE CITY OF APALACHICOLA, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT OF SAID CITY IN COMMON USE. and commonly known as: 126 17TH ST., APALACHICOLA, FL 32320; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the front door steps of the Courthouse, at 33 Market St., in Apalachicola, Florida on December 7, 2011 at 11:00 A.M. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 17th day of October, 2011. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk Oct 27 Nov 3, 2011 35890T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No. 09-000380-CA Division: CITIMORTGAGE, INC. Plaintiff, vs. JOSE RIVERA CRUZ A/K/A JOSE L. RIVERACRUZ, ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY THROUGH UNDER AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, SUSAN RIVERA, WHISPERING PINES OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., JOHN DOE, JANE DOE, AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/ OWNERS. Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plantiff entered in this cause on August 23, 2011, in the Circuit Court of Franklin County, Florida. I will sell the property situated in Franklin County, Florida described as: COMMENCE AT A CONCRETE MONUMENT (MARKED #1787) MARKING THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF BLOCK 235 OF THE CITY OF APALACHICOLA, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT IN COMMON USE ON FILE AT THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT OFFICE OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA, SAID POINT ALSO LYING ON THE NORTHERLY RIGHTOF -WAY BOUNDARY OF FULTON STREET, THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 26 MINUTES 55 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY 172.68 FEET TO A RE-ROD (MARKED #7160) MARKING THE POINT OF BEGINNING, FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING AND LEAVING SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY RUN NORTH 48 DEGREES 53 MINUTES 56 SECONDS WEST 35.83 FEET TO A RE-ROD (MARKED #7160), THENCE RUN NORTH 41 DEGREES 06 MINUTES 04 SECONDS EAST 9.92 FEET TO A REROD (MARKED #7160), THENCE RUN NORTH 48 DEGREES 53 MINUTES 56 SECONDS WEST 39.36 FEET TO A RE-ROD (MARKED #7160), THENCE RUN SOUTH 41 DEGREES 28 MINUTES 41 SECONDS WEST 23.77 FEET TO A RE-ROD (MARKED (#4432). THENCE RUN SOUTH 00 DEGREES 34 MINUTES 22 SECONDS WEST 38.40 FEET TO A RE-ROD (MARKED #4432), LYING ON THE NORTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY OF FULTON STREET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 26 MINUTES 55 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID RIGHTOF-WAY BOUNDARY 66.27 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING CONTAINING 0.05 ACRES MORE OR LESS. and commonly known as: 233 CORNELLIUS RIZER ST., APALACHICOLA, FL 32320; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the front door steps of the Courthouse, at 33 Market St., in Apalachicola, Florida, on November 15, 2011 at 11:00 AM EST. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 17th day of October, 2011. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk Oct 27, Nov 3, 2011 35778T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY. IN PROBATE CASE NO.: 11-00058 CP IN RE: The Estate of DEBBIE LYNNE RYAN, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: The administration of the estate of DEBBIE LYNNE RYAN, deceased, File Number 11-00058 CP is pending in the Circuit Court for Franklin County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Franklin County Courthouse, Probate Division, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida, 32320. The name and address of the personal representative and that personal representatives attorney are set forth below. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is served within three months after the date of the first publication of this notice must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. The date of first publication of the Notice is Oct. 20, 2011. PERSON REPRESENTATIVE: GERALD M. RYAN 6 Mead Avenue Norwalk, OH 44857 ESTATE OF DEBBIE LYNNE RYAN ATTORNEY FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE: THOMAS S. GIBSON FL Bar No. 0350583 RISH, GIBSON & SCHOLZ, P.A. 206 E. 4th Street P.O. Box 39 Port St. Joe, FL 32457 (850) 229-8211 Fax: (850) 227-1619 Oct 20, 27, 2011 EX-CON from page A1

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CLASSIFIEDSThursday, October 27, 2011 The Times | A13 RowellAuctions.com BALLROOM215 BankForeclosed PropertiesONLINE BIDDING AVAILABLE!Alabama, Georgia, Florida & South CarolinaMany Selling Absolute! 1347 Alligator Drive Alligator Point, FL Unit C-429 of the Carrabelle Boat Club Ass.at 1570 Hwy 98 W.,Carrabelle, FL 438 Mill Road, Carrabelle, FLSelling from St. James Golf Resort 151 Laughing Gull Rd, Carrabelle, FLNovember 15 -:6:00 p.m.Rowell Realty & Auction Co., Inc. 10% Buyers PremiumAU 479, AB 296 800-323-8388 2042251 108 S. E. AVE. A CARRABELLE, FLORIDA 32322850-697-9604 850-323-0444 www.seacrestre.comRENTALS2 BR 11/2 BA UNFURNISHED HOME Country Living Eastpoint Area ......................$800 2 BR 1 BA UNFURNISHED HOUSE Downtown, LR, DR, Storage Room .................$650 1 BR 1 BA UNFURNISHED HOUSE ............$500 DOWNTOWN RIVER CONDO, BOAT SLIP 3 Night Minimum .......................$105 PLUS DAILY PIRATES LANDING 1 BR CONDO/POOL 3 Night Minimum .......................$105 PLUS DAILY 3 BR 3 BA FURNISHED CONDO Long Term, Pool..............................................$850 2 BR 1 BA FURNISHED APARTMENT Den & Living Area ..........................................$550 3 BR 2 BA FURNISHED CONDO Boat & Car Parking ..............................$850 WKLY 3 BR 3 BA FURNISHED CONDO Pool, Downtown ..........................$700 WKLY PLUS 3 BR 1 BA FURNISHED APARTMENT Pet Friendly ...................WKLY & MONTHLY RATES In order to provide ample opportunity for Certi ed Disadvantaged Business Enterprises to compete for and perform contracts, Poloronis Construction, Inc herein announces the need for manual labor for a runway rehabilitation project at the Apalachicola Regional Airport. Please call Monica Poloronis @ 850-653-8167 for more details. FRANKLIN COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERSJOB ANNOUNCEMENT Position Title: EQUIPMENT OPERTOR Closing Date: 10/31/2011 Annual Salary: $25,000.00 Contact Person: Van Johnson, Director Solid Waste & Recycling Department 210 State Road 65 Eastpoint, Florida 32328 Phone (850) 670-8167The Franklin County Board of County Commissioners is an Equal Opportunity/Af rmative Action/Drug Free Workplace EmployerKnowledge, Skills and Abilities: AN EMPLOYEE IN THIS POSITION WILL OPERATE VARIOUS SPECIAL HEAVY EQUIPMENT, PERFORMING TASKS ASSOCIATED WITH LANDFILL OPERATIONS, RIGHT OF-WAY DEBRIS REMOVAL, PARKS MAINTENANCE AND RECYCLING ACTIVITIES. OPERATE TRASH COMPACTOR TO COMPACT CLASS III WASTE AT THE COUNTY LANDFILL. OPERATES AIR CURTAIN INCINERATOR TO BURN YARD DEBRIS. OPERATES KNUCKLEBOOM TRUCK FOR RIGHT OF WAY DEBRIS REMOVAL. OPERATES TRACTORS, DUMP TRUCKS AND CREW TRUCK TO HAUL EQUIPMENT AND STATE INMATES. OPERATES VARIOUS EQUIPMENT SUCH AS CHAINSAWS, BLOWERS, WEED EATERS, AND PUSH MOWERS ETC. AND SUPERVISE THE WORK OF STATE INMATES. OTHER DUTIES AS REQUIRED BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION AND DRUG SCREENING WILL BE COMPLETED ON SELECTED APPLICANT. Minimum Quali cation: Requires a high school diploma or an equivalent and two years of related work experience. Requires knowledge of Florida traf c laws, requires basic understanding of safety procedures, the ability to drive and operate the above mentioned equipment. Must possess a valid Florida Commercial Class A or B driver's license with a favorable driving record. Must have the ability to meet the Department of Corrections criteria for certi cation as an NON-DC Supervisor of State Inmates. Newly hired employees shall obtain such certi cation within 90 days of hiring. See emeraldcoastjobs.com/monster to nd a job at the intersection of both.Wouldn’t you like a job that ful lls you both professionally and personally? With Monster’s new ltering tools, you can quickly hone in on the job that’s right for you. So visit emeraldcoastjobs.com/monster, and you might nd yourself in the middle of the best of both worlds. Apalachicola, FL Property11th Street Lot 4, Block 150, $24,000 or $4,000 Down Payment, Financed at $445/Mo., R-1 Zoning Call 850-264-6239 or 850-566-2273 Text FL83345 to 56654 10th AnniversaryVETERAN’S Charity Poker RunNovember 5,2011 Registration 9:00-11:00 @ Katmandu/Buoy Bar Panama City Beach For more info 850 628-6149 www.vnvusa.com Sponsored by Vietnam Vets MC Legacy Vets MC Lookingfor dock space for 34; boat Please call 850-973-2848 Semi Tractor trailer, 53’ long, no unit, looks good, $1500. Call (850) 653-8006 Heritage Villas and Southern Villas of Apalachicola ApartmentsAccepting applications for 1, 2, & 3 br HC & non-HC accessible units. Some rental assistance may be available. HUD vouchers accepted. Call (850) 653-9277. TDD/TTY 711. This institution is an equal opportunity provider, and employer. Studio Apt. Furnished Upstairs studioQuiet location, water & electric incl. Walk to downtown. $700 mo + dep. No pets. For appt 653-9116 or 320-1174 St. George Island $160 wk, Electric, Satellite, Garbage incl. pool tble. 12’X65’ deck w/Beautiful view 850-653-5114 1 or 3 BRCH/A in Apalachicola, FL. 850-643-7740. Lanark Village 3 br, 2 bath house, screened porch, view of gulf, $550 month lease. Call 850-545-8813 Lanark, 2 br, 1 ba, w/ lg fenced yard, separate LR & den, covered parking & storage, $575 mo, 2529 Florida Ave., Call 850-528-0716 1 br, 1 ba with full kitchen and living room Call for information 850-653-6103 Publisher’s NoticeAll real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise “any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination” Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on a equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Medical/HealthCNA’sCaring people needed. Join a team of people who make a difference in the lives of the elderly. Provide non medical companionship, in home help and personal care for the elderly. Flexible day, evenin & weekend hours. Positions available in the Apalachicola area.Home Instead Senior CareCall Mon-Thur 9-3pm 850-640-1223 or toll free 1-866-301-1919 Web ID#: 34182868 Text FL82868 to 56654 Sales/Business DevRetail MerchandisersNeed Planogram ExpStore Set 2 week project in Pt.St.Joe. Go to -www.apolloretail.com Click ‘Apply Here’ at top Education/TrainingNow Hiring!!!Seeking an individual to work on an “as-needed” basis to help educate the public about bears, assist with bear trapping and relocation, and bear carcass disposal in Franklin and surrounding counties. Must be professional, willing to work flexible hours, & have vehicle able to haul small trailer. Send resume and 3 references by 11/04/11 to Corey.Wigginton@MyFWC.co m or FFWCC, NW Region, Attn: Corey Wigginton, 3911 Hwy. 2321, Panama City, FL 32409. Web ID#: 34182560 Logistics/TransportNeededLong Haul driver for semi truck. Needs CDL Class A DL. Must have experience. Call (850) 653-8006 English Bulldog PuppyAkc Register, 11 weeks old, has all shots, health certificate, health guarantee, vaccines up to date & all worming, ready for new home. Cost $800. More info: candows@live.com (941) 585-0554 Kittens free to good home, Call (301) 377-2128 or (850) 697-2453 Apalachicola 460 Bluff Rd. (12th Street) Sat, Oct 29th. 9:am-4:pm. Collectibles, Antiques, Brass items, many unique nautical items, paintings, pictures, ship models, lamps, clocks, baskets, misc. household furnishings, dinnerware, cookware, bedding, Ladies dress and casual clothing sizes 8-12, small tools, 1950’s 45 record collection and Christmas decorations. Text FL83325 to 56654 Apalachicola 80 Waddell Rd, Saturday 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.; clothes (infants to plus sizes), household items, childrens toys, and much much more!!! DIABETIC TEST STRIPS NEEDEDI Buy sealed, unexpired Boxes (850)710-0189 Bi Athlete looking for training partner. No Pseudo athletes. 850-447-0691 36179T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA HSBC BANK USA NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR NOMURA ASSET ACCEPTANCE CORP., MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-AR2, Plaintiff, vs. JOHN R. MOODY, et al., Defendant(s). CASE NO.: 19-2008-00002-CA-XXX NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Sale will be made pursuant to an Order or Final Summary Judgment, Final Judgment was awarded on September 24, 2010 in Civil Case No. 19-2008-00002CA-XXX, of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for FRANKLIN County, Florida, wherein, HSBC BANK USA NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR NOMURA ASSET ACCEPTANCE CORP., MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-AR2 is the Plaintiff, and JOHN R. MOODY; PEBBLE BEACH VILLAGE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS INC.; AND UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION are Defendants. The clerk of the court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on the Front steps of the Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL 32320 at 11:00 am on November 16, 2011, on the following described real property to set forth in said Final summary Judgment, to wit: LOT 37, PEBBLE BEACH VILLAGE, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 4 at Pages 34 and 35 of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE PIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on September 29, 2011. CLERK OF THE COURT Terry E. Creamer By: Marcia Johnson Deputy Clerk 1113-1125 October 27, November 3, 2011 35765T NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice if hereby given that, FREDERICK CARTER JOHNSON, the holders of the following certificate have filed said certificate for tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate Number: 940 Year of issuance: 2009 Description of property: Lot 3 Anglers Point f/k/a/ Lots 14 & 15 Emerald Point et al Full Legal Description can be viewed at Clerk of the Circuit Court’s Office PARCEL NO: 23-08s-06w-1005-0000-00 30 Name is which assessed: S & P N B, L.L.C. All of said property being in the State of Florida, Franklin County. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse door on the first (1st) Monday in the month of November 2011, which is the 7TH day of NOVEMBER 2011 at 11:00 a.m. Dated this 26TH day of SEPTEMBER 2011. MARCIA M. JOHNSON CLERK OF COURTS FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Cassie B. Sapp Deputy Clerk October 6, 13, 20, 27, 2011 36181T BOAT AUCTION Carrabelle Boat Club Association, 1570 Highway 98 West, Carrabelle, FL 32322 November 12, 2011 at 12pm EST viewing at 11am EST 37’ 1987 Vessel “The Deuce”, HIN# TSD00I340577, USCG Doc. #933931 Owned by: EIRE Charter Services LLC, The Deuce LLC, and Wakulla Bank. HOOT CRAWFORD AU 3931 October 27, November 3, 2011 Incorrect Insertion PolicyFor Classified In-column AdvertisersAll ads placed by phone are read back to the advertiser to insure correctness. The newspaper will assume correctness at the time of the read-back procedure unless otherwise informed. Please your ad. Advertisers are requested to check the advertisement on the first insertion for correctness. Errors should be reported immediately. Your Florida Freedom newspaper will not be responsible for more than one incorrect insertion, nor will it be liable for any error in advertisements to a greater extent than the cost of the space occupied by the error. Any copy change, during an ordered schedule constitutes a new ad and new charges. We do not guarantee position of ANY ad under any classification. Publishers Notice “SCAM “To avoid possible scams, it is recommended that consumers should verify caller information when receiving calls regarding credit card payments. Consumers should also contact the local company themselves instead of giving this information to individuals whom are contacting them directly. 36101T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 07000350CA BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWALT, INC. ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2005-27 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES SERIES 2005-27, Plaintiff, VS. MARY BOWDEN AND _______BOWDEN, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated ______, 2011, and entered in Case No. 07000350CA of the Circuit Court in and for Franklin County, Florida, wherein BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWALT, INC. ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2005-27 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES SERIES 2005-27 is Plaintiff and MARY BOWDEN AND _____ BOWDEN, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MARY BOWDEN, IF MARRIED; LARRY BOWDEN; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., ACTING SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS, INC. UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at at the Front Door of the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL 32320 at Franklin County, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 15th day of November, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 14 OF CASA DEL MAR PHASE 1, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, AT PAGE 2, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Court not later than five business days prior to the proceeding at the Franklin County Courthouse. Telephone 850-653-8861 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. DATED at Apalachicola, Florida, on October 17, 2011. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of Court By: Terry E. Creamer As Deputy Clerk SMITH, HIATT & DIAZ, P A. Attorneys for Plaintiff, PO BOX 11438, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33339-1438; Telephone: (954) 564-0071 1183-84431 October 27, November 3, 2011 35763T NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice if hereby given that, Watkins Children’s Trust/Steve Watkins, the holders of the following certificate have filed said certificate for tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate Number: 193 Year of issuance: 2004 Description of property: Lots 5 & 5A Block 1 Dog Island Gulf Beaches Unit 3 et al Full Legal Description can be viewed at Clerk of the Circuit Court’s Office PARCEL NO: 06-08s-04w-5263-0001-00 50 Name is which assessed: Muriel Arcuri All of said property being in the State of Florida, Franklin County. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse door on the first (1st) Monday in the month of November 2011, which is the 7TH day of NOVEMBER 2011 at 11:00 a.m. Dated this 26TH day of SEPTEMBER 2011. MARCIA M. JOHNSON CLERK OF COURTS FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Cassie B. Sapp Deputy Clerk October 6, 13, 20, 27, 2011 owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Franklin County, Florida this 10th day of October, 2011. Clerk of the Circuit Court Franklin County, Florida By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk October 20, 27, 2011 35659T FRANKLIN COUNTY LANDFILL HOSTS HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE ROUNDUP Friday, November 18, 2011 Franklin County Central Landfill will hold it’s Fall household hazardous waste roundup located at 210 Highway 65 Eastpoint. Items allowed Paint, household chemicals, fluroescent tubes, oil, batteries, electronics and computers will be collected and disposed of at no charge.” ConditionallyExempt small quantity generators (Small Businesses, Schools, Growers, and Etc.) Will be accepted at a reduced rate. Hours of Collection 9:00 a.m. til 12:00 p.m. For more information contact: Franklin County Solid Waste & Recycling Department 850-670-8167. October 27, November 10, 2011 Security + Clean UpsBy Appointment only. Call (850) 670-1567 Attend College Online from Home. *Medical, *Business, *Paralegal, *Criminal Justice. 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Local A14 | The Times Thursday, October 27, 2011 Our local real estate experts have identied what they feel are the best values around and are oering them to you in Real Estate Picks! (In this section), Discover the best real estate values in Mexico Beach, Port St. Joe, Apalachicola, Cape San Blas, St. George Island, Carrabelle and surrounding areas. Best Values on the Forgotten Coast Real Estate Picks John Shelby, Broker 800-344-7570 850-927-4777 www.sgirealty.com MLS#241935 $399,000 St. George Island EAST END BEACHFRONT LOT! 1.02 acres! 728 ft deep by 61 ft wide, street to beach lot, offers two rows of gorgeous dunes, bike path runs parallel to West Gulf Beach Drive on the easement. The State Park is approx 2 miles east and the commercial area is about 2 miles west. Last sale of an East End beachfront lot was $560,000. Best Buy! John Shelby, Broker 800-344-7570 850-927-4777 www.sgirealty.com MLS#245368 $499,000 St. George Island OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS Short Sale, East Gorrie Dr. BEST BUY! College Colors and Custom Paint Available Must Go To Make Room For 2012 Models! MOWERS AT COST 2011 dbutler@coastalcoverage.com Locally owned and operated to meet all your insurance needs World War I .45. The bullet barely went through and fell out on the pillow. Judge Witherspoon came as coroner and swore us and four more bystanders into a coroners jury. He asked us, Do you believe this man shot himself? Do you believe he is dead? which was unanimous. Case closed! Into the embalming room, I was to do my rst hook-up. Heywood, after a few snorts, mixed cold water with the embalming uid. Needless to say, the man went to opping around, his eyeballs dangling, along with me having a hard time with the outlets. Heywood picks up a two-by-four and says, We cant lose this one, and goes to hit him. I really freak out, and Heywood drops to his knees laughing. Good thing he still had the two-by-four, or I would have had a double funeral next day. We had a lady so doubled up with osteo that we had to put her knees up against the top of the casket so they could have a viewing. When the preacher got almost through, we walked down the aisle and stood at each end before closing it up. I noticed a couple of old ladies with wide-open eyes, then a couple more. I looked down at her and her head was two or three inches off the pillow. Im trying to get Heywoods attention, and several folks had already got up and left and the rest was wide-eyed as she came up further and further out of the casket. Heywood shut the lid on her, and we were outta there. Now Heywood knew when to step on the lowering device. We did a funeral for Buck Wilson Funeral Home, one in Panama City. Seemed the girlfriend had stabbed her boyfriend to death. We had been there from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Just when we thought it was over, here came the cops with the gal in cuffs and she throws herself on top of his casket. The lowering device tripped, Heywood said by accident, but she was going before they could peel her off. A cold beer never tasted so good. Talk about Dr. Death, sometimes I feel like a jinx. I hired my rst real estate salesman in 1970. All of these have died: Jimmy Litton, Paul Spacey, Arline Thornton, Barney Fish, Leonarda Perry, Ed Diorio and Al Hudson. Bill Bailey got away, but I still have Anne May. My Indian heritage (Oklahoma Comanche) has decreed, Smoke is the rst thing to get to heaven. Since smoking has damn near killed me, Im going to let it nish the job. My dad had no Indian in him, but always wanted cremation as my grandparents are buried in Oklahoma City and there is nobody there to tend the graves. He said, I dont want folks saying, Well, we would have gone shing today, but we got to cut the grass on Pops grave. As I well know, embalming is a degrading occurrence even if youre dead. Funerals have gotten so expensive, also. Even cremation aint cheap. Even the terms are not what they used to be. Now its DOA COD. This fall I plan to visit each grave at Evergreen to actually count the number of people I have personally known. I guess my greeting will be, See you soon! Mr. Bill is the pen name of Bill Miller. By Lois Swoboda The Times Collie Watkins of Apala chicola shared some memo ries with us after reading the rst three installments of the series Eternity at East End. Last October, I wrote that Dr. John Gorrie had been moved twice since his original interment in Apalachicolas lost Bayside Cemetery, lo cated where Lafayette Park is today. Watkins corrected this: Gorrie was actually moved three times. He was rst relo cated from Bayside Cemetery to the round plot in the center of the trafc circle at the junc tion of Avenue D and Sixth Street. Then he was moved to Magnolia Cemetery, and nal ly during the mid 20th century, to his current location in Gor rie Square. Watkins said his father-inlaw, Newman Marshall, told him about the move from the trafc circle because he actu ally transported the remains, which he told his son-in-law only of a few bones. Marshall, a contractor who built many of the cement foun dations in the historic district of Apalachicola, also con structed cement burial vaults and copings for some of the Magnolia Cemetery graves. Marshall had a trick of pre paring the vaults and copings so they appeared to be made of marble. Watkins said a man once asked him how he gave the cement its appearance, and Marshall answered that he rubbed them. The fellow pursued the top ic, asking what he rubbed the copings with, and Marshall re plied, grease. The man asked what kind of grease, and Marshall re plied, elbow grease. Watkins does not remem ber Bayside Cemetery but did recall the lady in the glassfronted cofn. Workers digging the foun dation for a house across Av enue C from the park discov ered a metal box. Believing it to be treasure, they reburied it and returned to retrieve it by lantern light. Watkins said he remembers the night well and that it was stormy with pour ing rain. What the workers found when they pried the box open was the mummied re mains of a young woman with a child in her arms. Watkins offered an answer to one of the mysteries sur rounding this story: What be came of the bodies? He said they were never identied but were reburied in a cemetery, probably taken to Magnolia and placed in an un marked grave in the potters eld with the occupants of most of the Bayside Cemetery graves. Watkins also remembers the discovery of more arti facts of the Bayside Cemetery. He said the Messina fam ily had ve boys who were his playmates as a child. One af ternoon, they were digging in the yard of another Avenue C house across from Lafayette Park and discovered a set of cofn handles. MORTICIAN from page A1 Reader remembers Apalachicola burials LOIS SWOBODA | The Times Henry Thompsonss 1899 grave is the earliest burial in Thompson Cemetery, and this grave belonging to Margaret Harrell Thompson, 1855 to 1939, was the last. The wife of Nicholas Malachi Thompson, she was the widow of A. J. Wilson, who served in Company D, Florida 2nd Cavalry Regiment and died in 1880.



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xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx 50 WWW.APALACHTIMES.COMPP hone: 850-653-8868W W e b: apalachtimes.comE E mail: dadlerstein@star.com Fax: 850-653-8036C C i rculation: 800-345-8688 DEAEADLILINESES FOOR NEEXTT WEEWEEK:S School News & SSociety: 11 a.m. Friday Real E Estate AAds: 11 a.m. ThursdayL L egal AAds: 11 a.m. FridayC C lassied Display AAds: 11 a.m. FridayC C lassied LLine AAds: 5 p.m. Monday CContact Us OOut to see IIndex Thursday, October 27, 2011 By David AdlersteinTimes City Editor What a difference time and dedication make. The second annual Running for the Bay marathon, beset by a rash of complaints when it debuted last fall in Apalachicola, came off Sunday nearly without a hitch, as the eld of 522 runners gave the races second running wonderful reviews. And to add a touch of inspiration, 34-year-old Brooke Strosnider from Pittsburgh, Pa., overcame a stroke less than 6 months ago to top the eld of female By David AdlersteinTimes City Editor The history of Floridas temperance movement in the century leading up to Prohibition and a nationwide ban on alcohol is the focus of a new historical work by Lee Willis, a young history professor with ample ties to Apalachicola. The son of Kathy and the late Lee Willis, of Apalachicola, Lee L. Willis will sign his book Southern Prohibition: Race, Reform, and Public Life in Middle Florida, 18211920 at a special event from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at Downtown Books in Apalachicola. Published by the University of Georgia Press, the new work features a sizeable emphasis on work conducted in Franklin County and how this portion of the state gured into the growing temperance movement. I was  delighted to  realize that Southern Prohibition actually meant Apalachicola Prohibition, and I was charmed by these and other vignettes in Willis book, said Dale Julian, owner of Downtown Books. The book examines political culture and reform through the evolving temperance and prohibition movements in middle Florida. Though scholars have long held that liquor reform was largely a northern and mid-Atlantic phenomenon before the Civil War, Willis takes a close look at the Florida plantation belt to reveal that the campaign against alcohol had a dramatic impact on public life in this portion of the South as early as the 1840s. The maps in Southern Prohibition trace the appearance and movement of saloons, liquor warehouses, pool halls, Negro tenements and boardinghouses i n Apalachicolas Bowery  and on The Hill at the turn of the 20th century. These are fascinating, Julian said, This book begs to be read with a copy of Willoughby Mars halls landmark  Apalachicola: Economic Development though Historic Preservation at the ready. Beyond alcohol, Willis, an assistant professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, also takes a broader look at psychoactive substances to show the veritable pharmacopoeia available to Floridians in the 19th century. Unlike the campaign against alcohol, however, the tightening regulations on narcotics and cocaine in the early 20th century elicited little public discussion or concern, a quiet beginning to the states war on drugs. Downtown Books is at 67 Commerce St. in Apalachicola. For more information, call 653-1290.Local author to sign Florida Prohibition book LLEE WWILLISLA man: Ex-con causes troubleWW oman beats stroke to win marathonSmall town was on the lookout for escaped WilliamsBy David AdlersteinTimes City Editor When Norman Bill Williams Jr. ed the woods outside Eastpoint where he was released from prison, he did not ride off into a new horizon, toward a quiet life of anonymity. Instead, the 56-year-old fugitive found his way to the heart of Cajun country, a tiny Louisiana town on the Gulf south of New Orleans, a familiar place where he was both well known and not well liked. Wearing a clumsy disguise he hoped would keep him from being spotted, Williams failed to fool an alert employee at Grifns Station Marina, a small fuel dock in Leeville, about 19 miles from Grand Isle. He wore a welding hat, and nobody wears that unless youre a welder. Its a really fruity hat to wear, said a marina employee, who asked not to be named. And he had little round glasses, not reading glasses, the kind people wear to look like theyre smart. Law enforcement ofcers and an informal network of shing industry people had sent word to Louisianans to be on the lookout for Williams after the former prison inmate, on conditional supervised release, had disarmed his ankle bracelet and absconded Sept. 24 before registering as a sexual predator with his Florida probation ofcer. It wasnt long before word spread on the bayous that jut deep into the Gulf of Mexico. So when Williams bought a sixpack and a chicken breast at about NOrRMAnN BILL W WILLIAMSMemories from a morticianBy Mr. BillSpecial to the Times Bill Miller of Lanark Village is a former undertaker with a long memory of East End history. The following are stories of his life as a mortician and more. My rst brushes with death were neighbors who were with my dad in the North African invasion. My next experience was meeting Heywood Griner in late He was the local mortician working under Pete Comforter out of St. Joe. Now Heywood had the best demeanor in handling grieving families and tops in embalming expertise. He also imbibed quite a bit. He took me in as a partner at the old funeral home at 207 Third St., which I still own. We use it as a hurricane escape house. Gloria and friends xed it up into a giant haunted house one year. We had real spooks. Heywood couldnt collect his money. He complained to Chester Rhodes over in Apalach, who told him, Mr. Heywood, I get my money while the tears are still in their eyes. We had to run the ambulance also with a Ford panel delivery truck, and funerals with a 1955 Caddy hearse with no mufer. We had a man who shot himself in the temple with a This was for me a big deal. The stroke took a lot away from me. I didnt want to race with 20,000 people. I wanted to run like I used to run, with 1,500 people.Brooke S S trosnider Winner, female category DA A VI I D AA DLE LE RSTEI STEI N | The TimesTop female marathon runner Brooke Strosnider is anked by mom Bronya, dad Neil and dog Chanel. Above is a closeup of the runners medal, featuring oystermen. See MAMA RATHOATHON A10 EETErnRNITY AT EAST EndND: PP ArR T 4 See ExEX -COCON A12 See MOMO RTICIA TICIAN A14Opinion. . . . . . ............A A 4 Society . . . . . . ............A A 6 Faith. . . . . . . ..............A A 7 Outdoors. . . . . . ...........A A 8 Sports. . . . . . . .............A A 9 Tide Chart. . . . . .........A A 10 Classieds. . . ......A A 12-AA13Blues, Jazz and Boos to be FridayThe Blues, Jazz and Boos Halloween Concert to benet the Franklin County Food Pantry will feature the King Cotton Blues Band from 7-10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, at Riverfront Park, 86 Water St. in Apalachicola. Tickets are $20 single/$35 per couple, which includes dinner, created by Franklins Promise Coalition. This concert will serve up great blues, and Tamaras Cafe will have a special dinner prepared for the event. From 2-5 p.m. Saturday, there will be a free carnival for the children. Call 653-3930 for details.Dont miss LLantern Fest this weekendLantern Fest shines again with history, art, theater and dance as the Crooked River Lighthouse celebrates its 116th birthday. Expert lantern makers will offer a workshop Friday afternoon, Oct. 28, and Saturday morning, Oct. 29. From 5-10 p.m. Saturday, see an enchanting display of more than 116 lanterns, the Tallahassee Community College Dance Company, tales of shipwrecked captains and nighttime tower climbing. Call 6972732.CCheck out Ghost WW alk on SSaturdayThe Apalachicola Area Historical Society presents Ghost Walk at the Chestnut Cemetery on from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29. Come meet Apalachicolas other side as re-enactors share history and lore about the area and its famous inhabitants. Admission is $5. For more info, visit www.apalachicolahistorical society.com.WW atch out for trick-or-treatersTrick or treating will be Halloween night, Oct. 31, in both Apalachicola and Carrabelle. Please be on the lookout for the little ones, and be sure to have candy ready.Vol OL 126 Iss SS Ue E 26 Haunted Armory, AA6

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LocalA2 | The Times Thursday, October 27, 2011 The following report is provided by the Franklin County Sheriffs Ofce. Arrests are made by ofcers from the following city, county, and state law enforcement agencies: Apalachicola (APD), Carrabelle (CPD), Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), Franklin County Sheriffs Ofce (FCSO), Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), Florida Department of Corrections (FDOC), Florida Division of Insurance Fraud (DIF) and Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS). All defendants are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Oct. 14 Bradley R. Cardin, 18, Eastpoint, criminal mischief and domestic battery (FCSO) Preston Garcia, 38, Eastpoint, violation of domestic violence injunction (FCSO) Oct. 15 Gary M. Barineau, 38, Apalachicola, reckless driving, driving while license suspended or revoked and eeing or attempting to elude a police ofcer (APD) Oct. 17 Jennifer M. Monroe, 31, Eastpoint, driving while license suspended or revoked (APD) Lawrence E. Russell, 26, Eastpoint, possession of a controlled substance (APD) Alexander W. Bradford, 22, Eastpoint, held on Oklahoma warrant for burglary and embezzlement (FCSO) Larry Warren, 38, Eastpoint, 13 counts of uttering, and petit theft (FCSO) Oct. 19 Juan P. Carlos, 32, Apalachicola, no valid drivers license (APD) Norman Bill Williams, Jr., 56, Eastpoint, failure of a sexual predator to report (FCSO) Jonathan G. Carmichael, 25, Apalachicola, grand theft (FCSO) Oct. 20 Shianne R. Russ, 36, Eastpoint, petit theft (FCSO) Lorne H. Hicks, Jr., 20, Wewahitchka, violation of probation (FCSO) Oct. 23 Elizabeth K. Russell, 27, Crawfordville, violation of probation (FCSO) 117 Hwy 98, Apalachicola, FL (850) 653.8825 218 Hwy 71, Wewahitchka, FL (850) 639.2252 302 Cecil G Costin Sr Blvd, Port St. Joe, FL (850) 227.7099 Notice for Interested Contractors/ Request for Qualications (RFQ) Multi-FamilyCapital Area Community Action Agency has received federal funds for weatherizing Multi-Family units in Franklin County. Weatherization includes air inltration reduction, insulation, repair/replacement of doors and windows, low-ow showerheads and compact uorescent light bulbs repair/replacement of heating/ cooling systems and water heaters. Work will begin October 1, 2011 and must be performed under the supervision of a state licensed contractor and is subject to Davis-Bacon requirements. Current contractors must re-apply. A Pre-BID conference will be held on Monday, October 31, 2011, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. at the Franklin Promise Community Room, 192 14th Street, Apalachicola, FL 32320, Apalachicola, FL. The RFQ is due no later than 5:00 p.m., Monday, November 7, 2011. Contractor must be based out of Franklin County. To attend the Pre-BID conference, request an RFQ, or for more information, contact Mecarlo Richardson or Debbie Mabry, (850) 222-2043, fax (850) 270-9561, or debora.mabry@cacaainc.org Arrest REPoORTBy David Adlerstein Times City Editor Lane Nicole Wood, the second of three defendants implicated in a bogus billing scheme during construction of the Franklin County School, has been sentenced to six months in jail. Wood, 29, pled no contest Oct. 10 to three counts of grand theft, in connection with a scheme that stole nearly $1 million from the construction project in 2007 and 2008 through fraudulent invoicing by a local temporary agency and security company. At the time, Wood worked as ofce manager for Leonard Martin, 50, owner of Purity Temporary Employment and Martin Security. She was also married to Casey Kelley, 34, of Wewahitchka, former project manager for Peter Brown Construction, the company that built the school. The couple has since divorced. Last month, Kelley pled no contest to a single grand theft charge for his role in the scheme, and received a year in the county jail. He was also required to make restitution over 15 years probation for his part in the crime, which originally carried 43 felony grand theft charges. In accepting Woods plea deal, Circuit Judge Angela Dempsey sentenced her to six months in jail, minus one day time served, on each of three grand theft charges, to be served concurrently. Because Wood resides in Bay County, the judge left it to the Franklin County and Bay County sheriffs ofces to decide whether Wood could do her time in Bay County. In addition, said Assistant State Attorney Jarred Patterson, the judge ordered 15 years probation, and granted the Bay County Sherriffs Ofce the discretion as to whether Wood could take part in any work release programs. Following the hearing, she was taken into custody. A hearing will be held Nov. 14 in Apalachicola to hear whether the prosecution and defense attorney Fred Pearson Jr. can agree how much restitution Wood should be ordered to pay. If the two sides cannot agree, a restitution hearing will be held for the judge to make a decision, Patterson said. In Kelleys case, he was held jointly and severally liable for the entire $948,000 that the scheme, which billed the company for work that was never done, reaped. This meant he is on the hook for all the money until it is paid, regardless of the portion he has returned, and that it is the responsibility of he and the other defendants to sort out their respective proportions of payment. Just as her sentence was less than that of Kelleys, it is likely her restitution amount will also be lower, as Assistant State Attorney Robin Myers has said Woods employment for the temporary agency, and participation in the scheme, did not span all aspects of when the thefts took place. Martin has yet to agree to a plea deal, and will be in court Nov. 14 for a case management hearing, represented by attorney Ethan Way.Wood sentenced in bogus billing scheme CASEY KELLEY LANE NICoOLE WooOOD

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LocalThe Times | A3Thursday, October 27, 2011 Robert C. Bruner Attorney Personal & Business BankruptcyOver 30 Years Legal Experience850-670-3030We are a debt relief agency. bankruptcy relief under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information experience. Calling All Beginner Artists!Painting Classes specially designed for new painters using the tried and true technique of One Stroke Painting. Classes are $35.00, 3 hours, and include all materials; as well as a starter set of brushes to keep.Glynis Holcombe OSCI(One Stroke Certied Instructor)www.pieceocape.com 850-229-1185 By David AdlersteinTimes City Editor A group of charter shing guides appealed to county commissioners Oct. 18 to weigh in on what they say was an unfair decision by the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce to lease ofce space to a private charter shing service. Led by Charles Wilson, a longtime Apalachicola charter captain, the group asked that since the chamber receives funding from the Tourist Development Council to host a visitors center, the commissioners should use that funding as leverage. The chamber has a for-prot business in the chamber ofces, Robinson Brothers, said Wilson. We feel this is unfair. We ask you to look at this from our standpoint. We dont feel like were being treated fair in this situation, and were not by ourselves. The charter captains, who included Greg Kembro, Rex Phipps and Sandra Allen, who runs a guide booking service, were joined by St. George Island realtor Jerry Thompson. He said he had served as a board member for the chamber for 10 years, and had known Wilson for many years. I know theres a lot of them (shing guides) and they have brought in a lot of business in this county, said Thompson. I know they have a big concern and I share that concern. He said that having an ofce for Robinson Brothers Guide Service and Robinson Real Estate Company in the chamber ofces is a big conict of interest. Wilson told commissioners the shing guides routinely tell visitors wheres a good place to stay, wheres a good place to eat. We feel were bringing a lot of TDC dollars and now theyre being used to benet our competitors, he said. Go down there, walk in the chamber ofce and make the decision for yourself. Dont take my word for it. Wilson said he has been in communication with Kathy Robinson, as well as the chamber director and board, but has been unable to resolve the issue. I was going to try to get her (Robinson Brothers) to move to the back, said Wilson. She told me emphatically, No, I will not move. I wont do anything. If thats her attitude, then Im going to get me an attitude. This TDC money that the chamber is getting, we help produce it. We feel like theyre using the money we helped generate against us. Robinson said this week her company has a threeyear lease, at $500 per month, and agreed to the deal only after the chamber conducted a lengthy and very public search for a tenant to help offset expenses. She also noted her old ofce was only about 60 feet from the chamber building, on Commerce Street. Robinson said most of the real estate business is not from walk-ins, and that real estate agents like her routinely share the benets from sales through referrals and mutual transactions. She said she employs a number of captains as independent contractors, and that while most charter shing guides maintain a steady roster of repeat clients, she also makes referrals based on availability and suitability. In a letter shared this week (see Letters to the Editor, page A4), the chamber board of directors said it understood the guides concerns and plans a series of meetings to look into resolving the matter. By unanimous vote, the commissioners voted to refer the matter back to the TDC, but cautioned the chamber was a private not-for-prot, not a government entity. The chamber board has said the TDC said prior to the lease deal that it would not be an impediment to funding. The commissioners voted to have attorney Matt Fuqua, who was sitting in for County Attorney Michael Shuler, represent the county on the matter. Shuler, absent because of his fathers surgery, is active with the chamber, and said later he had no problem with Fuquas participation, since it would eliminate any perception of a conict of interest. Wilson told commissioners he plans to keep up the ght. If we dont get any satisfaction, we do plan to leave the chamber, he said. Im not going to be shut up until I get some satisfaction. Charter captains angered over chamber leaseDAVID ADLERSTEIN | The TimesCharter shing captain Charles Wilson speaks to the county commission, while captain Greg Kembro listens at right.

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OpinionA4 | The Times USPS 027-600Published every Thursday at 129 Commerce St. Apalachicola, FL 32329 VP/Publisher: Karen Hanes Editor: Tim Croft POSTMASTER: Send address change to: The Apalachicola Times P.O. Box 820 Apalachicola, FL 32329 Phone 850-653-8868 PERIODICAL RATE POSTAGE PAID AT APALACHICOLA, FL 32329 WEEKLY PUBLISHING SUBSCRIPTIONS PAYABLE IN ADVANCE IN COUNTY $24.15 year $15.75 six months OUT OF COUNTY $34.65 year $21 six monthsHome delivery subscribers may be charged a higher rate for holiday editions. TO ALL ADVERTISERSIn case of error or omissions in advertisements, the publishers do not hold themselves liable for damage further than the amount received for such advertisement. The spoken word is given scant attention; the printed word is thoughtfully weighed. The spoken word barely asserts; the printed word thoroughly convinces. The spoken word is lost; the printed word remains. Circulation: 1-800-345-8688 Formerly The Apalachicola TimesThursday, October 27, 2011I recently had the honor and pleasure of being the featured author at the Authors in Apalach gathering in Apalachicola. I have been at many literary events around the world, but the one put on by the staff and supporters of your library was the nicest and most efcient Ive seen in some time. And the warm hospitality shown to me by everyone in Apalachicola was the very best Ive ever experienced in the world. Your municipal library is a real gem, and my hats off to librarian Caty Greene and her staff, Dianna Kane and Sue Cronkite, as well as the Friends of the Library. Of course, as a Floridian, I am well-acquainted with Apalachicolas reputation for friendliness and great seafood, but both surpassed the legend. And what became instantly apparent to me was the local love of books, appreciation for your maritime history, and loyalty to your seafood trade. It was good to see that the people of Apalachicola appreciate and support the outstanding work of their library staff, that they are excited about the future of the maritime museum, and that they are serious about protecting their unique environment. So this letter is a sincere public thank-you for everyone who was so kind to me and made the literary events so successful. Apalachicola has my best wishes for even greater days ahead. And yes, Ill be back for some more of those wonderful oysters. Onward and upward, Robert N. MacomberMatlacha Island The Board of Directors of the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce understands that members of our community are disappointed in the boards decision to lease a portion of the chambers ofce to a local business. We acknowledge these concerns and appreciate each persons willingness to share them with us. It has always been the boards intention to work diligently to protect the long-term best interests of our membership. As we have all been challenged by the downturn in the economy and then the negative effects of the oil spill, over the last few years the directors found that like others, it was necessary to tighten our belts in order to maintain the same high level of service we have always tried to offer. As we brainstormed ways to cut expenses and/or generate new revenue, it was immediately determined that increasing dues was not acceptable in difcult economic times. Cutting staff (for the second time) was not realistic due to the 20,000-plus visitors who contact the chamber ofce for assistance each year. After much discussion, it was deemed a reasonable alternative to attempt to lease out a small space in the ofce. The decision to enter lease out space in our building was not made lightly. Many factors were taken into consideration. So that we remained in compliance with our requirements to serve as the Apalachicola Visitors Center, we rst requested and were granted approval by the Tourist Development Council to lease part of our building. Eight months ago, the board began advertising in our newsletter, the local newspaper, at chamber luncheons and nally, with a sign in the window that ofce space was available for rent. We received three serious inquiries. The rst two would have been far less controversial, but unfortunately, neither party chose to proceed. The fact that this decision has caused some of our members to doubt our commitment to their industry and local business is disheartening. Our sole purpose is to be an exceptional source of support as a visitors center, through our website, and in everything we do as a Chamber of Commerce. We have already called two special meetings of the board to consider ways to rectify this situation. We invite all interested parties to our next board meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 5 p.m. at the chamber ofce. This will allow us to meet face-toface in order to share ideas and bring this matter to a mutually acceptable close. Please accept our sincere apologies and know that we will do all we can to earn your trust again. Sincerely,The Board of Directors of the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce Mark W. Friedman, PresidentEditors note: Thomas Wainwright, 32, was killed Saturday by a great white shark while diving near Perth, Australia. A graduate of Mosley High School, he attended Gulf Coast Community College and then got a degree in marine systems engineering from Texas A&M. After earning a captains license and running charter boats in Panama City, Wainwright moved to Australia six months ago to take a job as a project manager with a marine company. I received an email from Capt. Billy Archer early this morning telling me the latest innocent shark victim was a young man known to many families in Panama City, a local boy and the grandson of local charter boat Capt. Don Morrell. How tragic and sad when anyone is killed by a shark. This young man, Thomas Wainwright, has local roots. He is so much more than just another human statistic for shark apologists to compare with worldwide shark deaths. When a person is killed by a shark the media always quotes the University of Florida shark folks regurgitating the party line, shing eets kill up to 70 million sharks a year. This is environmental doublespeak and does not tell the true story. Their locked in concrete party-line statement that shing eets kill 70 million sharks a year is ridiculous on its face. In Florida, for instance, how many sharks are killed, where are they killed and by whom are they killed? Specically, how many great whites, great hammerheads, bull, tiger and mako sharks are killed in Florida every year? If 70 million are killed each year according to the University of Florida, that means 1.4 billion sharks have been killed by shing eets in the past 20 years. If that were so, would there be one shark left in the ocean? Anybody with a grain of curiosity would know there would be no poster sharks to be saved. Southeastern Fisheries Association wants to know how many sharks are killed in Florida each year by species and county and whether in state or federal waters. The rst email I got back from NOAA asking for shark kills, especially Florida, was that the shark kill information is condential. This might mean there are so few sharks killed in Florida that if the number was released, the identity of the sh house handling the sharks might be known, therefore the number of sharks killed are kept condential. This scenario allows groups to use whatever number of shark kills they wish as a way to strengthen their point of view. We, the media and citizens of America need specic data on the number of sharks killed by species and by location right here in Florida for a start. I dont know if this is true or not, but I heard shark apologists count all the dogsh harvested and the 70 million number of shark kills includes all critters related in any manner to elasmobranchii, which include skates, rays and other critters that are not the poster sharks used by the anti-shing NGOs to encourage citizens to dislike commercial shermen. Its ironic Panama City is again connected with sharks. I vividly remember NOAA agents and other federal agencies, storming into the home of a shark dealer in Panama City with big guns as though he was a drug lord. They destroyed his legitimate business and almost his life. I have no way to prove what I think happened, but I will always believe this U.S. citizen was targeted for heavy-handed selective law enforcement by fellow Americans with badges and guns to accomplish a political goal. Its past time to put the shark kills in perspective. The PETA crowd and their allies use the 70 million shark kill statistic to further remove shermen from the sea. Congress should demand that NOAA publish all shark kills by species, county and any other pertinent information available. If there are 70 million shark kills annually, then a shark shery management plan should be adopted to take advantage of such an abundant, underutilized shery resource. NMFS encouraged the industry to do in the 1980s. Bob Jones, Executive DirectorSoutheastern Fisheries Association www.seafoodsustainability.us The Florida Farm Bureau has recognized State Representative Leonard Bembry (DGreenville) with the 2011 Legislator of the Year award, presented at a luncheon during the FFBs 2011 annual meeting at Gainesvilles Peabody Hotel Oct. 7. In making the presentation, FFB President John Hoblick expressed appreciation for Bembrys work in support of production agriculture and the people who make it a successful economic engine in Florida. He said Bembry has provided exceptional leadership in addressing a number of state policy issues that affect farmers and ranchers. Representative Bembry, we thank you for your good efforts on behalf of Floridas farm families, Hoblick said. We look forward to working closely with you in the future. In making his acceptance remarks, Bembry said that when Farm Bureau comes to Tallahassee, they take a boots on the ground attitude toward getting their message to legislators. As Farm Bureau members, we have the opportunity to be heard and to change the face of agriculture in this state, he said. Farm Bureau is extremely effective in representing their members in the legislative process. We need to do everything we possibly can to protect Florida agriculture and our rights as farmers to farm and ranch our lands and provide for our families. During the luncheon, FFB also recognized Rep. Steve Crisafulli (R-Merritt Island) and Sen. Gary Siplin (D-Orlando) with Legislator of the Year awards. Florida Farm Bureau is the Sunshine States largest general agricultural organization with more than 140,000 member-families representing Farm Bureaus in 60 counties. Membership provides a multitude of benets and you dont have to be a farmer to be a member. Authors in Apalach was a great success as 16 authors, numerous writers, and the publisher of Island Light gathered on Oct. 8 to enjoy Apalachicola and celebrate writing in the area. The historic Raney House was lled to capacity with tables of authors displaying their wares. Beverly MountDouds and Marlene Womack spilled over from the front porch to the lawn. Jack and Ann Rudloe were last-minute attendees for the afternoon session, which started with storytelling by Dolores and Denise Roux, and Vivian Sherlock, author of the 1982 biography of John Gorrie. Featured author Robert N. Macomber, who spent the morning on the Apalachicola River reading from his books and talking about Floridas participation in the Civil War, gave a touching talk about real people in the Civil War in Florida. His books, the Honor Series are published by Pineapple Press. His character, Peter Wake, could have lived in the Orman House during its heyday. A panel of lively writers and historians entertained the 50-some people in the afternoon. Jan Aninno spoke about the Florida Book Awards and Michael Lister talked about his life as a writer. His new book, The Big Goodbye takes place in Panama City in the 1940s. Books were sold, aspiring writers met authors and delicious pastries were consumed during the afternoon. The nale of the day was a reception at the Orman House State Park. The weather held and the view over the river was enjoyed by all. Approximately 50 people attended each of the three portions on the event: Raney House Book Signing, Apalachicola Museum of Art, lectures and panels, and the Orman Reception. PALS, the Friends of the Library, had a lively reception on Friday night at the Apalachicola Maritime Museum. Membership in PALS is still reasonable at $20 for individuals, $10 for seniors (60+) and $30 for families. PALS provides additional revenue for programs and other needs at the free standing Apalachicola Municipal Library. Caty Greene is the librarian for the Apalachicola Municipal Library. To reach her, call 653-8436.Writing celebrated at Authors in ApalachTime to put shark kills in perspective Photos by LOIS SWOBODA | The TimesOlivia Byrd author of Miss Hildreth Wore Brown, and Jan Annino author of She Sang Promise met the public at the Raney House.Apalachicolas friendliness surpassed the legendChamber working to address lease concerns Joining Robert Macomber, right, at an Orman House authors reception are, from left, Ruth Young, Patty McCartney, Susan Clementson, and Bill McCartney. Florida Farm Bureau names Bembry Legislator Sp P ECial IAL To O THE TiTI MEs SFlorida Farm Bureau President John Hoblick, left, and Director of Legislative Affairs Ben Parks, right, recognized State Rep. Leonard Bembry with the organizations Legislator of the Year award. @THE libLIBRaARY Caty Greene

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LocalThe Times | A5Thursday, October 27, 2011By David AdlersteinTimes City Editor Franklin Countys unemployment picture continued to improve in September, with the jobless rate dropping by 0.3 percentage points. According to preliminary numbers released Friday by the newly formed Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), the countys jobless rate fell to 7.8 percent in September, 0.3 percentage points below the numbers in August, as well as one year ago. This improvement in unemployment, from 447 people without jobs to 428, came about as the labor force shrank by 40 workers, from 5,548 in August to 5,508 last month. The countys labor force remains considerably larger than it was one year ago, when it comprised 5,398 workers. Franklin Countys jobless picture put it at fth best in the state, better than both the national average of 8.8 percent, and the Florida average of 10.6 percent. Monroe County has the states lowest rate at 6.7 percent, followed by Liberty at 6.9, Walton 7.1 and Okaloosa 7.3. Most of the counties with the lowest unemployment rates are those with relatively high proportions of government employment. There were 41 Florida counties with double-digit unemployment rates in September. The unemployment rate in the Gulf Coast Workforce region (Bay, Franklin, and Gulf counties) was 9.6 percent in September, 1 percentage point below the state rate, and 0.7 percentage point lower than the regions year ago rate of 10.3 percent. Bay County was at 9.7 percent, and Gulf County at 10.1 percent. Out of a labor force of 101,972, there were 9,828 unemployed Gulf Coast residents. Our unemployment is down 1 percent from last year for the same month, but pretty much at from August, said Kim Bodine, executive director of the Gulf Coast Workforce Board. Comparing this season to last years season is not a great indicator of a trend due to the effect of the oil spill on our tourism industry and the jobs that were in play due to the cleanup efforts. But if we go back to the 2009 season, we are about 1 percent higher in unemployment year to year, she said. Overall, Florida job growth appears to be trending in a positive way. We are hopeful that we will steadily move in that direction at the local level. The states unemployment rate for September is down 1.3 percentage points since January, with the states jobless rates over the last ve months at the lowest since August 2009. The state has added 110,300 private sector jobs since January, with a net gain of 23,300 jobs in September. In addition, Floridas 12-month job growth percentage rate, of 1.3 percent has outpaced the nation for the rst time since 2007. Todays numbers are a strong signal that Florida is doing the right things to rebound from difcult economic times. But our job is far from over with 977,000 residents unemployed, said DEO Executive Director Doug Darling. We must continue our efforts of coordinated economic development to create jobs and ensure our workforce is skilled and ready to be matched with employment opportunities. Gov. Rick Scott recently unveiled his 2012 Job Creation and Economic Growth Agenda, highlighted by additional efforts to streamline regulations and provide tax relief to spur economic development, prioritize transportation projects to bring new jobs to Florida, and update the states unemployment system to ensure job seekers have the skills needed to secure employment in current and future job markets. The DEO combines the states economic, workforce and community development efforts under one roof. This one-stop shop approach helps expedite economic development projects to fuel job creation in competitive communities. For more information, including valuable resources for employers and job seekers, please visit www.oridajobs.org. 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Must see!MLS# 245342...............$2,100,000 AFFORDABLE GREATER APALACHICOLA.3 BR/2BA 1142 sq.ft home with large fenced back yard, storage building. Great condition at a great price!MLS# 244700...........$115,000 NEW LISTING! GREATER APALACHICOLAEnjoy quiet country living on 3.75 acres. Lovely custom built 3BR/2.5 BA home with many upgrades Jacuzzi, deck, large walk in closet. 1600 sq.ft. outbuilding on concrete pad.MLS# 244666.................$275,000 County jobless rate ticks downward

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A6 | The Times Thursday, October 27, 2011 PETOFTHEWEEK Franklin County Humane Society Qualications: Expertise in: Now Accepting AppointmentsCall Toll Free 888-681-5864 For more info www.seclung.com Lung Disease SpecialistRob Garver, MDNow Seeing Patients in Port St. Joe NOW BCBS-FL IN-NETWORK PROVIDER SocietyHappy 40th birthday, Pauline We love you! Brenda, Matt, Heather and Brock Haygan William Charles Creamer was welcomed into this world on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011, at Capital Regional Medical Center. He weighed in at 9 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 inches long. Proud parents are Wesley and Stephanie Creamer, of Eastpoint. Grandparents are Timothy and Annette Hightower, of Port St. Joe, and Dennis and Kathy Creamer, of Eastpoint. Haygan was welcomed home by his siblings Hayley, Hannah and Hayden. Ronnie Jones, a sheriffs deputy, led a bizarre rampage at the Fort Coombs Armory Friday night, overseeing the murder, dismemberment and burial of scores of innocent victims. Plus, not only did law enforcement ofcials not respond, but a steady queue of families, many with young children, lined up outside for a chance to catch a glimpse of the happenings. Its going to be better next year, said a gleeful Jones, his smock spattered with blood as he wielded a chain saw and directed a crew of about three dozen fellow ghouls in their duties. No one, of course, not even any small dogs, was harmed in the making of this spectacle. The Spooktacular Haunted House was all part of what turned out to be an extremely successful fundraiser for the Justin B. Grifn Memorial Skate Park in Apalachicola, named for Jones stepson, who died in an automobile accident last year. With painstaking care, Jones, wife Beckie, and the entire crew of young people and young adults created a memorable effect, complete with a small graveyard that, upon their entry, greeted visitors, who each donated $5 for a chance to be scared out of their wits. From there, Grifns sister Carrie Johnson escorted small groups to a series of lifelike vignettes, all scenes from such classic horror lms as Friday the 13th , Saw, and The Exorcist. Every nook and cranny of the armory was put to good use, with the tours culminating with Jones surprising guests by leaping from the bathroom, wielding a chain saw, minus the blade. All monies raised will go to benet the skate parks fund. By David Adlerstein Births and BIRTHDAYSJoan and A.J. Bareld, of Eastpoint, celebrated 62 years of marriage on Monday, Oct. 24. They were married Oct. 24, 1949, in Bartow in Polk County. The couple are retired, A.J. from the International Brotherhood of Painters and Joan from Owens-Illinois Glass Company. They have two daughters Patsy Krus, of Lakeland, and Teresa and husband Michael Barker, of Panama City and two sons Huey and wife Desiree Bareld, of Oak Ridge, Tenn., and the late Robert Bareld. They are blessed with nine grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren. The Barelds celebrated by dining out. Anniversary Welcome baby Haygan Creamer Joan and A.J. Bareld mark 62nd anniversary Pauline turns 40 Ghouls haunt Fort Coombs Armory for fundraiserPart of the cast of unwholesome characters The haunted graveyard A skeleton exits a casketPhotos by DADA VID ID ADAD LERST RST EI I N | The Times Campers sit in Tates Hell, murdered. Snacks, anyone? The makeup was very realistic.

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The Times | A7Thursday, October 27, 2011Special to the TimesRegardless of what some may say, our ancestors did not separate political reasoning from Christian principles of morality and virtue. The signers of the Declaration of Independence declared that our civil liberties are God-given, unalienable rights. These men believed you did not deserve to call yourself an American if you challenged the Word of God. In his farewell address, George Washington said, You cant have national morality apart from religious principle. James Madison said, Weve staked our future on our ability to follow the Ten Commandments with all our heart. The same Ten Commandments are now so offensive they must be removed from public sight. Our modern-day interpretation of separation of church and state is contrary to the philosophies of our forefathers. The future is here and what is currently at stake is the complete loss of freedom of our religious privileges as well as a heritage we have so loosely forfeited. in the name of fear. In March 1775, attorney Patrick Henry rode into Culpepper, Va. and found a dead man strapped to a post in the town square. The man had been brutally beaten with whips laced with metal until his ribs were exposed. Henry learned the man was a minister whose only crime was refusing to take the kings license to minister. The torturous death was intended to be a loud warning to others that dare defy the king. Henrys famous quote, edited by history books of course, became the battle cry of the American Revolution. Is life so dear or peace so sweet, as to purchase at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty or give me death! As a child, I could not imagine a time when our country would reject the One whom we were founded under. We have put more faith into our dollars that have inevitably failed us than we have in the Almighty. As if matters could get any worse, we have armed up with the enemy while turning our backs against our brother country, Israel. It is obvious we are quickly becoming the humanistic, Godless world exposed in the Bible. Those that refuse to conform are labeled religious nuts. Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil; Who substitute darkness for light and light for darkness; Who substitute bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter! Isaiah 5:20 When speaking with students currently attending high school, they paint a sickening picture of the atmosphere they are exposed to daily. Disrespectful, immoral and vulgar behavior is common and frequently disregarded. Let a child start handing out religious tracts in that same hallway and all hell will come against him. Under the guise of separation of church and state, public school teachers and students have become targets of antiChristian bigotry. The First Amendment allows religious rights under the free speech and free exercise clause. The establishment clause, however, forbids government speech endorsing religion. A teacher may participate in religious activities unless they are acting in their ofcial capacities. They may meet with fellow teachers to hold Bible studies and prayer if they so wish during breaks, lunch and before school. Teachers may also use the Bible for its literary and historic qualities as long as it is presented objectively as part of a secular program of education. An example of this would be comparing evolution and creation. Students may talk about their beliefs, distribute religious literature and conduct religious meetings at any of the same times that other secular clubs or organizations meet. Students may give oral and written reports on religious topics as long as the presentation is consistent with the assignment. Bible clubs must be provided equal treatment and equal access to school facilities such as the bulletin board, intercom system, club fairs, school newspaper, yearbook, copy machine, announcements and nancial sponsorship that may be offered to any secular groups. We should boldly exercise these rights while they are still available and teach them to our children so that they will continue to teach our customs to following generations. We desperately need to be counted among the patriarchs that dened this great nation as One Nation Under God. Dont be afraid of those who want to kill your body; they cannot touch your soul. Fear only God, who can destroy both soul and body in hell. Matthew 10:28 We welcome all suggestions and hope you enjoy this weekly article. Please send all emails to Scott Shiver at frontline247@mac.com. The United Methodist Churches of Franklin County Welcome You First United Methodist Church of ApalachicolaWorship Service 11:00 a.m. every Sunday Sunday School 10:00 a.m. 75 5th St. Apalachicola 653-9530 fumcapalach@gtcom.net Pastor: Rev. Themo PatriotisCarrabelle United Methodist ChurchWorship Services 10:45 a.m. Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Celebrate Recovery Mondays 7-9 p.m. 102 NE Ave. B Carrabelle 697-3672 Pastor: Julie StephensEastpoint United Methodist ChurchWorship Service 10:00 a.m. every Sunday Healing service every fourth Monday at 7:00 p.m. 317 Patton Dr. (corner of David St.) 670-8825 Pastor: Rev. Beth WhiteSt. George Island United Methodist Church9:00 a.m. Worship Service 10:00 a.m. Fellowship Hour 201 E. Gulf Beach Dr. 9274635 www.sgiumc.org Pastor: Rev. Themo Patriotis First Pentecostal Holiness Church379 Brownsville Road Apalachicola Were excited about what Gods doing!!!Sunday School 9:45 am Sunday Morning Worship 10:45 am Sunday Evening Service 6:00 pm Monday, Youth Group 6:30 pm Wednesday, Royal Rangers, G.A.P.7:00 pm Wednesday Worship & Word 7:30 pmNursery Provided during regular church services 7:00 7:00 First Baptist ChurchSt. George Island 501 E. Bayshore Drive 927-2257 R. Michael Waley, Pastor Join us as we praise and worship the living Christ. Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise. Psalm 145:3 Sunday Bible Study................................................10:00am Worship Praise........................................................11:00am Sunday Night............................................................7:00pm Wednesday Power Hour......................................7:00pm Wednesday Youth at S.P.L.A.S.H.......................7:00pm Walking in Christ R. Michael Whaley, Pastor WELCOMES YOUChurch of the Ascension101 NE First Street CarrabelleSUNDAY10:00 AM WELCOMES YOUChurch THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH (850) 274-4490 WELCOMES YOU Trinity Trinity Episcopal Churchest. 1836Welcomes YouHwy. 98 & 6th St. Apalachicola 850-653-9550Sunday Worship Services 8 & 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays Healing Service 11 a.m. Centering Prayer 4 p.m. Special to the Times Dont forget the Fall Festival at the Carrabelle United Methodist Church on Friday, Oct. 28. Trunk-n-Treat, games, free food and the Movies on the Lawn at 7 p.m. Fun starts at 6 p.m. and no scary costumes, please. Saturday, Oct. 29, will be a shoppers dream. Starting at 8 a.m. and going to 6 p.m., the Ladies Guild will have a Fall Festival and Yard Sale on the grounds of the Sacred Heart Church, 2653 U.S. Highway 98, Lanark Village. Something for everyone! Lunch will be served at noon. Also on Saturday, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., drop by the Lanark Village Boat Club and check out the Fall Bazaar Bake Sale, Christmas items, candy and nuts and much more. Soup and sandwich lunch, dessert and beverage, $5 donation. On Wednesday, Nov. 2, Father Eddie will have a celebration for our departed loved ones at the Elizabeth Ann Seton Cemetery. All Saints Day services will begin at 7 p.m. The church and cemetery are in Medart, on U.S. Highway 98 East. Items for the Fall Festival at the senior center are still being collected. Food, games, plenty of live entertainment and parade will all be on Saturday, Nov. 12. Be kind to one another and check on the sick and housebound. Also, Happy Halloween! Until next time, God Bless America, our troops, the poor and the hungry. Special to the TimesThree years ago, a group of local women came together and formed Franklin Needs Inc. The organization, which has become known as The Calendar Girls, was formed with one goal in mind: to provide access to mammograms for Franklin County women that did not have any type of health insurance or breast cancer awareness education. Since that time, the group has more than met its goal. In a little over a year, the group managed to raise a total of $54,525, $38,300 of which came directly from the sale of the 2009 Forgotten Coast Classics calendar. The remaining $16,225 came from the proceeds of the overwhelmingly successful cabaret, the group held at the Fort Coombs Armory, direct contributions and Titti Tacs sales made by local artist Kristin Anderson. With these available funds, the group has provided 98 local women with free mammograms. All procedures were performed locally at the George Weems Memorial Hospital. In addition, a number of women were referred to Bay Radiology in Panama City for further testing. These follow-up procedures were also paid for by The Calendar Girls. Besides mammograms, the group has sponsored various breast cancer awareness and education programs. Also, to provide a more comforting atmosphere, they purchased soft dressing robes for the mammogram facility at Weems. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Calendar Girls strongly urge any Franklin County woman who hasnt taken advantage of this program to do so now. If you are a county resident between the ages of 35 and 64 years old and have no health insurance, simply call Weems at 653-8853 (ext. 119) and schedule an appointment. Remember, Franklin County has lost too many good women to breast cancer. Call today! In the United States, the age-adjusted death rate for a female with breast cancer is 26.6. In Franklin County, the ageadjusted death rate for a female with breast cancer is 28.8. Age-adjusted death rate is a death rate used to take the effects of differences in populationage distributions into consideration so that comparisons of death rates by geographic region make sense. When comparing across geographic areas, some method of age adjusting is typically used to control for the inuence that different population age distributions might have on health event rates. According to the Florida Department of Health Ofce of Vital Statistics (2007-2009), Franklin County ranks in the least favorable 25% of counties in the state for breast cancer by ageadjusted death rates. The Florida Department of Health Ofce of Epidemiology reported in 2007 that 59.7 percent of women in Franklin County 40 years of age and older receive annual mammograms, compared to 64.9 percent statewide. Franklin Needs Inc. has a fund to help local, uninsured women get mammograms at Weems Memorial Hospital. The group is best known for a breast cancer awareness calendar they created with local breast cancer survivors posing in very creatively concealed ways. Women who would like to get a free mammogram must be residents of Franklin County, be between 35 and 64 years old and have no health insurance. To take part in the program, simply schedule a mammogram at Weems Memorial Hospital by calling 653-8853 ext 119. Franklin Needs will pay for the mammograms as long as their funds are available. First Baptist to honor pastor, wifeHow beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace and bring glad tidings of good things Romans 10-15 The First Baptist Church of Apalachicola family invites you to join them in celebrating the 10th pastoral anniversary of Pastor Bill Plazarin and his wife Verlene, on Sunday, Oct. 30, at 11 a.m. We would love to have everyone come join us in showing our love and appreciation to the shepherd sent by God to lead this ock. Faith Lucille Dorris Handy, of Eastpoint, formerly of Fayetteville, Ga. and Lexington, Ky., died Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011 at her home. Born July 3, 1924 in Marissa, Ill., she was the daughter of the late Monford Delmon and Ada Mabel Dorris. Funeral services were held on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011 in Peachtree City, Ga. with Rev. R. Michael Whaley of the First Baptist Church of St. George Island ofciating. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church, 501 E. Bayshore Drive, St. George Island. She is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, Ora Thomas Handy; daughter and son-in-law, James and Donna Handy Dunkin; sister, Kathleen Canene and twin sister, Phauneil Dunn; and many devoted nieces and nephews She was preceded in death by her son, Michael Lynn, and sister, Artance Schweitzer. Bevis Funeral Home, Harvey-Young Chapel, Crawfordville, was in charge of arrangements.Lucille Dorris Handy Obituary Faith bBRIEfFS LANARK NEWSJim WelshWeekend full of festive fall events Calandar Girls ght breast cancerReassert One nation under GodWe would like to thank everyone who showed their support for our family during the loss of our father, son and brother, Ricky Busby. This has been a difcult time for us, but the support of our community and friends has been a great comfort. Whether it was food, owers, a phone call, a prayer, a touch or just sitting with our family as we grieved, your act of kindness did not go unnoticed and God will bless you all. We would like to say a special thanks to Ofcers Kevin Shuman, R.J. Shelley, Robby Hogan and the rst responders for their professionalism and compassion while responding to the scene. With heartfelt thanks from the family of Ricky Eugene Busby RRicky Busby Family Card of ThHANKS SSCOTT ANdD PAMElLA ShSHIVER SpSP ECIAl L TO Th H E TT IMES

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E-mail outdoors news to times outdoors@star.com OUTDoo OO RSwww.apalachtimes.comSection A Adam Warwick Special to the Times It is especially important not to provide bears with the temptation of an easy meal in the fall. Black bears are not true hibernators. Instead, they experience what is often called winter lethargy or denning. This period of reduced activity occurs in the Franklin and Wakulla counties black bear population from December through February. Winter lethargy is brought on by a number of factors, including pregnancy, food availability, day length and temperature. In the fall, their internal clock is telling them that a bleak time of limited food is approaching. For that reason, bears demonstrate hyperphagia, a period of excessive eating and drinking to fatten for denning, in October and November. During this time bears will increase their daily intake from 8,000 to 15,000 20,000 calories, and must feed about 20 hours per day to get those calories. This is why you see more bears this time of year. At other times, they do not need as many calories and can feed at night and avoid interaction with people. Gorging on available food helps build layers of fat that will be essential to keeping them warm and healthy through the coming winter. The fat is not only insulation against cold, but the key to their ability to den. During the winter denning period, the bears draw on fat to keep their metabolism up, protecting muscle while they fast. Adult female bears need an especially good store of fat to support the energetically demanding processes of birth and milk production while denned up over the winter months. Although they are loaners much of the year, bears are far more tolerant in the fall. It is very similar behavior to the grizzly bears you see on TV shows that show a bunch of them hanging out at the same stream catching and eating salmon. If there is a particular patch of oak trees ush with acorns (see Lanark Village circa 2005), you might have ve bears in a single tree. One of the habitat types we have along the coast here is called scrub and it extends parallel to the coast from Eastpoint up through St. James Island out to Alligator Point. In contrast to the longleaf pine-wiregrass habitat (i.e. pine atwoods) which would burn every one to four years, scrub habitat burns about once every 20 years and has more oak trees than pine atwoods, since oaks dont tolerate re as well as longleaf and slash pine. Scrub is also higher and drier, and as a result, scrub habitat is the most highly sought after for home construction. For this reason, it is one of the most threatened habitats in Florida and the reason scrub jays are endangered. When folks build houses in these areas, they clear shrubs, plant a lawn, and fertilize it, etc., but leave the oaks for aesthetics and shade. The oaks can live much longer around homes because people dont burn their yards. Lots of oaks mean lots of acorns; lots of acorns means lots of bears. The bears insatiable appetite at this time of year invariably leads them to areas with abundant food. In our area, this is the scrub habitat along the coast where everyone lives. The point of this, is to say that it is very important this time of year to keep your potential food sources put away and inaccessible to bears. Secure bird seed, pet food and garbage. You can see from the chart that the number of incidents of bears in garbage increases signicantly each year at this time. Bears are feeding more widely and if they associate your home with a food source, they may remember and return next spring. Moreover, we have seen that in certain cases, bears might not den at all if there are abundant local food sources. Corner of Marina Drive, Port St. Joe, FL(next to Piggly Wiggly)www.BWOsh.comYour Hunting Headquarters HERITAGE.22LR REVOLVERSWITH .22MAG COMBO WAS $199.99NOW $169.99 Thursday, October 27, 2011 Page 8 Freshwater Grouper season is fast coming to an end. Good sized sh are in the 120-200ft range. Live pinsh are still baits of choice for the charter captains and the recreational anglers alike. Smaller sized sh are holding inshore on public numbers.Inshore Offshore Flounder have been on re in St. Joe Bay and in the I.C.W. canal. Most are eating live bait, but articials in pearl white and glow colors are producing well. The ats near Fire Tower and Pig island are holding some schooling red sh in the slot size. Depot creek has had good reports over the last week of crappie and shellcracker catches with good numbers. Howard Creek is shellcraker and painted bream with some crappie showing up in the river. Bass are still biting well, but most are small in size. SpoPONsoSOREdD bBY Be aware of hungry bears in the fall Festival celebrates black bears At the Black Bear Festival Oct. 15 in Carrabelle, Barbara Eells, from St. Joe Beach, a volunteer with the Big Bend Wildlife Sanctuary, holds up Screechy, a female grey American eastern screech owl, that suffered an eye injury. Candace Clemons, ofce administrator for WastePro in Eastpoint, shows off a bearproof container at the Black Bear Festival. The quarterly rate for the newly improved cans is $79.92, and about $6 less for seniors or the disabled. Photos by DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The TimesAfter a learning tour of black bear behavior from Hanah Murphy, a volunteer with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Michael Mohl, 6, holds up an example of what bears feed on as they prepare for hibernation. Mohl, from Union County, was in town for a family reunion, and attended the Black Bear Festival with aunts Dori Romrell and Deana Bennett. Interns Marlee McCleary, left and Tanja Hinton, with FWCs Habitat and Species Conservation effort, educate festival visitors on the gopher tortoise. Laurie McDonald, state director of the Defenders of Wildlife, who coordinated the Black Bear Festival with Allen Loye, said all the student posters were worthy of awards. 180 160 140 120 100 80 60 40 20 0 Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Bear complaints by month

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CARRABELLE A A PALAc C HIc C OLA SP O RTs S www.apalachtimes.com ASectionBy David AdlersteinTimes City Editor Seahawk fans will have a chance this Friday to enjoy homecoming, as the Blountstown Tigers come here in hopes of spoiling it. Those Franklin County fans who travelled to Greensboro last Friday night to watch their favorites spoil the West Gadsden homecoming almost got that opportunity. The Seahawks played a strong rst half and trailed by just two points, 14-12, at the half. Sophomore Leonard Green caught a 35-yard touchdown pass from senior quarterback Zach Armistead, and sophomore Dwayne Griggs had a 5yard TD run in the rst half for Franklin County. Unfortunately, when the second half resumed, the Seahawks were still in the locker room. Or so it seemed. The Panthers scored on their rst possession of the second half in just four plays, and on the rst play from scrimmage the Seahawks had the ball taken out of a runners hand after a ve-yard gain. The short eld yielded another score and quickly Franklin County found themselves down 34-12. Down but not out, the Seahawks stormed back behind the bruising running of junior fullback Cole Lee, who carried the ball 15 times for 94 yards on the night, with one touchdown on a ve-yard run. Lee had his runs complemented by the tandem efforts of Griggs, senior Brennan Walden and junior Skyler Hutchinson. Griggs scored on a 20-yard run, the Seahawks recovered an onside kick and the team found themselves driving to tie the game with just under two minutes left. The campaign fell short, disappointingly, as the drive stalled only nine yards out from the end zone, when West Gadsden held Franklin County on downs with 1:38 left in the game to preserve its rst District 4-1A win. I really felt that this was another example of our kids ability to continue to play hard and believe in one another, said Seahawks coach Josh Wright. Although we played very poorly at times, we were still pleased with our competitiveness. We must do a better job tackling and ying to the football. West Gadsden is a ballclub that really tests your ability as a tackling unit. And, unfortunately, we failed that test. Franklin County fell to 3-5, winless in the district, with West Gadsden now 25, and 1-1 in district play. Griggs nished with 22 carries for 182 yards, two touchdowns and a twopoint conversion. Walden ran 10 yards on six carries, while Hutchinson ran six times for 12 yards. Armistead completed 2-of-7 passes for 77 yards and one touchdown. Griggs completed the one pass he threw, for 30 yards. Junior TreSean Carr recovered a fumble, which he returned for 70 yards, while Walden and Hutchinson each recovered a fumble. Leading tacklers were Hutchinson with eight, and Walden with seven. The Seahawks now prepare to make a huge statement this week as they host the Tigers from Blountstown, a hard team to contend with, but at times the Seahawks have looked them in the eye. Blountstown, now 3-4, downed Liberty County 20-7 last Friday, as it handed the Bulldogs their rst district loss. Our team focus is to not just give them a good game or play competitive it is to win a game in front of our hometown fans, said Wright. Blountstown has a very stingy defense that has given up under nine points a game and an offensive unit that averages around 13 points a game. We need to stie what they do and at the same time nd a way to score rst downs and get in the end zone on offense. If we can prevent big plays and take care of the football, we will have an opportunity to win the game in the fourth quarter, said the coach. Following a Thursday night spirit bonre at the school, and a Friday afternoon parade, homecoming events begin prior to the game with a ceremonial homecoming queen lap around the track. Halftime will include the formal introductions and the 2011 queen presentation. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, October 27, 2011 West Gadsden edges Seahawks 34-26Seahawk senior Colton Sheridan (#51) leads the Seahawks against West Gadsden.Photos by DANA WHALEY | Special to the TimesSeahawk junior Tre Carr runs against West Gadsden. Seahawk senior quarterback Zach Armistead prepares to throw against West Gadsden.Page A9

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LocalA10 | The Times Thursday, October 27, 2011 runners with a 1:50:38 time in her rst race since she was stricken ve days after the Pennsylvania Marathon in May. This was for me a big deal. The stroke took a lot away from me, said a jubilant Strosnider, anked by her mom, Bronya, and dad Neil, 61, who nished tops in his age group and 10th overall in the 10K race. I didnt want to race with 20,000 people. I wanted to run like I used to run, with 1,500 people, said Brooke, the general manager of a corporate tness center, who ew down for the race with her Yorkshire terrier Chanel. Its so beautiful here. It reminds me in some ways of San Francisco Bay, said Bronya, who shares a vacation home in Santa Rosa with her husband. I always wanted a reason to come. Bronya and Neil were in Eastpoint to bring orange juice to their daughter near mile 18 when they saw a black bear cross the road. You dont nd black bears in the city, Bronya said. It was a moral triumph of sorts for the top marathon runner overall, Jack McDermott, 42, of Tallahassee, who ran a 2:58.10 to improve on his third-place nish last year, a 3:06.38. I got dehydrated and fell apart at the end last year, he said. This was a nice redemption. This is a challenging course, I think because its so much on concrete. McDermott echoed a common feeling among the eld of 294 females and 228 males that the course that winds from Battery Park through Eastpoint to St. George Island and back offers a splendid view. Its a beautiful course, and the weather was all you could hope for, McDermott said. You can see a real long way. Its deceptively long. You think PUBLIC NOTICETHE FRANKLIN COUNTY ADVISORY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2011, AT 10:00 A.M. IN THE COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING ROOM OF THE FRANKLIN COUNTY COURTHOUSE ANNEX TO CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING VARIANCES, APPEALS AND SPECIAL EXCEPTIONS: 1 CONSIDERATION OF A REQUEST FOR A VARIANCE TO CONSTRUCT A RIP RAP REVETMENT WITHIN THE CRITICAL HABITAT ZONE ON PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOT 4, BLOCK 54, UNIT 5, ST. GEORGE ISLAND, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. REQUEST SUBMITTED BY GARLICK ENVIRONMENTAL ASSOCIATES, INC., AGENT FOR WALTHALL OIL, OWNER. 2 CONSIDERATION OF A REQUEST FOR A VARIANCE TO CONSTRUCT A RIP RAP REVETMENT WITHIN THE CRITICAL HABITAT ZONE ON PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS LOT 5, BLOCK 54, UNIT 5, ST. GEORGE ISLAND, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. REQUEST SUBMITTED BY GARLICK ENVIRONMENTAL ASSOCIATES, INC., AGENT FOR GORDON P. WALDO, OWNER. 3CONSIDERATION OF A REQUEST FOR A VARIANCE TO CONSTRUCT A RIP RAP REVETMENT WITHIN THE CRITICAL HABITAT ZONE ON PROPERTY DESCRIBES AS LOTS 6 AND 7, BLOCK 54, UNIT 5, ST. GEORGE ISLAND, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. REQUEST SUBMITTED BY GARLICK ENVIRONMENTAL ASSOCIATES, INC., AGENT FOR PETER H. GUTHERIE, OWNER. 4 CONSIDERATION OF A REQUEST FOR A VARIANCE TO CONSTRUCT AN OPEN DECK WITHIN THE CRITICAL HABITAT ZONE ON PROPERTY DESCRIBED AS THE WEST OF LOT 1, BLOCK N, UNIT 3, PENINSULAR POINT, ALLIGATOR POINT, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. REQUEST SUBMITTED BY MATT THARPE, AGENT FOR DAVID RAMBA, ETAL, OWNERS. THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ACTING AS THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT WILL ADDRESS THESE REQUESTS AT THEIR MEETING ON NOVEMBER 15, 2011. *Persons wishing to comment may do so in person or in writing to the Franklin County Planning & Zoning Department, 34 Forbes Street, Suite 1, Apalachicola, FL 32320. Transactions of this hearing will not be recorded, persons wishing to record the proceedings must make the necessary arrangements for recording. WEEKLY ALMANAC APALACHICOLA CARRABELLETIDE TABLES MONTHLY AVERAGESTo nd 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 To nd the tides of the following areas, subtract the indicated times from those given for CARRABELLE: HIGH LOW Bald Point Minus 9:16 Minus 0:03 Sponsor the WEEKLY ALMANACCall Today!653-8868Date HighLow% Precip Thu, Oct 2780 6010% Fri, Oct 2879 5320% Sat, Oct 2972 45 0% Sun, Oct 3072 48 0% Mon, Oct 3174 4940% Tues, Nov 172 5130% Wed, Nov 273 52 0%10/27Thu03:16AM 1.8 H11:10AM -0.2 L 06:28PM 1.7 H10:51PM 1.3L 10/28Fri03:48AM 1.9 H11:59AM -0.2L 07:28PM 1.6 H11:23PM 1.4L 10/29Sat04:25AM 1.9 H12:50PM -0.2L 08:28PM 1.6 H11:59PM 1.4 L 10/30Sun05:08AM 1.9 H01:46PM -0.1L 09:26PM 1.5 H 10/31Mon 12:44AM1.4 L05:57AM 1.8H 02:45PM 0.0 L10:21PM 1.4H 11/1Tue01:49AM 1.3 L06:54AM 1.7 H 03:47PM 0.2 L11:08PM 1.4H 11/2Wed03:20AM 1.2 L08:04AM 1.5H 04:49PM 0.3 L11:47PM 1.4H 10/27Thu01:51AM 2.9 H08:57AM -0.3L 05:03PM 2.7 H08:38PM 2.1L 10/28Fri 02:23AM 3.0 H09:46AM -0.3 L 06:03PM 2.6 H09:10PM 2.2L 10/29Sat 03:00AM 3.0 H10:37AM -0.3L 07:03PM 2.6 H09:46PM 2.2L 10/30Sun 03:43AM 3.0 H 11:33AM -0.2L 08:01PM 2.4 H10:31PM 2.2L 10/31Mon 04:32AM 2.9 H12:32PM 0.0L 08:56PM 2.2 H11:36PM 2.1L 11/1Tue05:29AM 2.7 H01:34PM 0.3L 09:43PM 2.2 H 11/2Wed 01:07AM 1.9 L 06:39AM 2.4H 02:36PM 0.5 L10:22PM 2.2 H Notice for Interested Contractors/ Request for Qualications (RFQ) Single FamilyCapital Area Community Action Agency has received federal funds for weatherizing residential homes in Franklin County. Weatherization includes air inltration reduction, insulation, repair/replacement of doors and windows, low-ow showerheads and compact uorescent light bulbs repair/replacement of heating/cooling systems and water heaters. Work will begin October 1, 2011 and must be performed under the supervision of a state licensed contractor and is subject to Davis-Bacon requirements. A Pre-BID conference will be held on Monday, October 31, 2011, 1:00pm-3:00pm at the Franklin Promise Community Room, 192 14th Street, Apalachicola, FL 32320, Apalachicola, FL. The RFQ is due no later than 5:00pm, Monday, November 7, 2011. Contractor must be based out of Franklin County. To apply attend the Pre-BID conference, request an RFQ, or for more information, contact Mecarlo Richardson or Debbie Mabry, (850) 222-2043, fax (850) 270-9561, or debora.mabry@cacaainc.org BILL MILLER REALTY850-697-3751 (3310) 570-0658WOW! 1BDR FURNISHED APT $15,000 $29,500 $2,500 DOWN BUYS 2 BED APT. 2 6 GULF VIEW & ACCESS 3 BDR 2 BA 2006 M/H 16 X 80 $89,000 $500DOWN CHOICE OF 3 CITY LOTS $180.00/MONTH OR $17,500/EACH MIH 2 CRNRLOTS BLK. $ STORE REDUCED $49,500 3DOOR NICE 2 B/R MH 2CRNR. LOTS $47,500 Gun ShowOctober 29th & 30th Panama City Panama City Fairgrounds Fairgrounds2038646Sat 9 -5 Sun 10-4C o n c e a l e d W e a p o n s C l a s s S a t / S u n 1 1 o r 2 Floridagunshows.com FREE PARKING MARATHON from page A1 PHOTOS BY DAVId D AdAD LERSTEIN | The TimesFrom left are Ultra Marathon winner David Goggins and his girlfriend, Dawn Griner, and top marathon runner Jack McDermott and his wife, Laura.See MARATHON ARATHON A11

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LocalThe Times | A11Thursday, October 27, 2011 Im about there, and Im not. Franklin Countys top female nisher, Circuit Judge Angela Dempsey, 43, ran a 1:47.44 to nish 22nd among the 232 halfmarathoners and tops in her age group. I loved running towards the sunrise, she said. That was awesome. McDermott, communications director for the Florida Ofce of Insurance Regulation, led from start to nish, wire to wire, and threw off his shirt at mile 6, when the sun came up. His wife, Laura McDermott, was the top female and third overall in the 10K, with a time of 48:08. A high school runner in Oregon, Jack McDermott started running again at age 30, after he went to college and got fat. Sundays race was his 141st marathon, and as race director for the Tallahassee Marathon for two years, he had nothing but good things to say about Running for the Bay. They blocked trafc better than last year. I had a police escort, he said, noting there was plenty of water, Gatorade and food for the runners, the start went well, and the medals, which this year sport an oyster boat on one side and a starsh on the other, are again among the best anywhere. The only complaint he had was that he would have preferred to see more mile markers on his way back. That threw me off, he said. Topping the eld among the 20 runners in the Ultra 50K, about six miles longer than a marathon, was David Goggins, 36, of Santa Rosa, an active-duty Navy Seal who started running ultra marathons, which can be as long as 100 to 200 miles, about six years ago. Goggins ran a 3:46.11, about what he had planned on, as he, too, led from start to nish. It was real windy, he said. A lot of headwinds. A former power lifter who used to weigh 290 pounds, Goggins is a slim and muscled 200 pounds and runs as part of an effort to boost the Special Operations Warrior Foundation, which provides scholarships to surviving children of special operations personnel who die  in operational or training missions and nancial assistance to severely wounded special operations  personnel and their families. Race organizer Mark Henderson, who endured more than his share of criticism from some of last years miscues, was delighted at this years success, as runners prompted No Vacancy signs all the way to Mexico Beach, and enjoyed a Saturday night Pasta Walk at area restaurants,. I think it went fantastic, he said. Everybody seemed like they had a great time. The runners were happy, so that means Im happy. He said he had a better handle on the logistics, such as where to place water along the route, and a more seasoned crew of about two dozen volunteers to ensure everything went well. Hendersons daughter Kayte was there to photograph the runners, while son Kyle handled the announcing duties. Race results were handled by www.racesmith. com, and the speed with which they were shared impressed Neil Strosnider. Fastest Ive ever seen results, he said. Henderson, who last year donated $1,000 to area nonprots, is hoping to double his charitable gifts this year, as he sets his sights on a third race, around Oct. 22, 2012. He thanked Apalachicola Administrator Betty Webb, Apalachicola Chamber of Commerce Director Anita Grove, sheriffs ofces Lt. Bobby Shiver, Apalachicola Police Chief Bobby Varnes, Bob Allen at Sportsmens Lodge and a host of others for their help. Among the local runners who ran were Clint Kadel, 42, who nished the half-marathon 61st, with a 2:02:42 time, and Alane Kadel, 41, of St. George Island, who nished 83rd with a 2:10:11 time. Among the 52 runners in the 10K were Elizabeth Coble, 42, of Apalachicola, who nished 20th with a time of 1:04:08; and Cassie Gary, 39, of Apalachicola, who nished 22nd with a time of 1:04:10. Among the 90 runners in the 5K, nishing 53rd was Lori Burch, 35, of Apalachicola, with a 44:49 time; and Sharon Hutchinson, 63, of Eastpoint, who nished 60th with a 52:59 time. For all the runners, both new and old, it was a test of courage in a breathtaking surrounding. I wanted to prove to myself I could do something and commit to it, said Narveen Lumucso, 32, a registered nurse from Altamonte Springs, who was greeted at the nish line by his wife, Jakeline, and daughter Tiffany. I started running in August, and this was a rst time, to test myself, he said. PUBLIC NOTICEThe Franklin County Board of County Commissioners and Weems Memorial Hospital is asking for participation from the community in the Community Health Assessment. Those interested in health care, social services, education, and other community leaders are urged to participate in a steering committee. There will be two meetings: The rst is to be held on November 3, 2011 Carrabelle Municipal Complex 1001 Gray Avenue, Carrabelle, FL 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. est. The second is to be held December 1, 2011 Coombs Armory 66 4th Street, Apalachicola, FL 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. est. For additional information call Alan Pierce at 850-653-9783, ext 161 MARATHON from page A10I think it went fantastic. Everybody seemed like they had a great time. The runners were happy, so that means Im happy.Mark Henderson Race organizer

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LocalA12 | The Times Thursday, October 27, 201110:30 a.m. Oct. 10 at the tiny fuel dock grocery, which caters to commercial shermen and oil eld workers, he tipped his hand. I knew he might have been in the area when he came in, the employee said. For two weeks he had been spotted at local bar up the road in Golden Meadow. He just showed up not even 10 minutes into town, and he climbed on that boat. So I called back the man from Panama City. I really didnt know what he was wanted for. Whenever I was (rst) notied, the man wouldnt tell me. I dont think he told me the law was wanting him. The veteran employee knew well the man locals called Big Bill and asked the marina owner to telephone authorities just as Williams boarded one of the boats at the dock. Thats all we knew him as, because he was tall and built from a life in prison, the employee said. Over the years, I was on the lookout for him. The marina worker said Williams had a frightening reputation and was unlikely to have been hired by anyone familiar with it. Hes a piece of crap, the marina employee said. Over the years hes come in and out, and he always seems to want to nd work. Every time he comes, he always causes problems. He just stays on the dock, and hell get drunk and hang out. The employee said Big Bill was known to drink vodka and to blacken the eye of a woman he would stay with in Golden Meadow. He never gets on a boat, the employee said. All the years nobody hires him. He comes as a drifter and just causes trouble. Even worse, Williams had a reputation for trying to overpower the men who form the community of drifters who populate Leeville and Grand Isle. This little guy from Kentucky, hes an alcoholic but he does no harm to anybody, said the marina worker. He sleeps on the dock and stays in an old building, a little fragile man. This guy was making sexual advances on him. He (Williams) tries to overpower them, the employee said. Three guys told me themselves. One guy chased him with a knife. A young sherman from Florida had to ght him off in the early morning hours. An Oct. 12 news release said the ofce of Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre got a call from the U.S. Marshals Ofce in Florida indicating Williams was at a business in Leeville, seeking a job. Deputies from the sheriffs ofce, along with ofcers from the Port Fourchon Harbor Police, proceeded to the business, where they arrested Williams without incident. While it is not known how long Williams has been in the area, it is estimated he has likely been in Lafourche Parish for about two weeks, read the news release, which referred to Williams extensive criminal history, with numerous arrests stretching over several counties in Florida, Alabama, Texas and Louisiana. Prior arrests were for such crimes as armed robbery, kidnapping, aggravated assault, larceny, burglary, grand theft auto and drug possession. The news release said parish deputies arrested Williams in 2003 on contempt of court charges and charged him with misrepresentation during booking. He was held for nearly 24 days before being released for time served. After being extradited back to Franklin County, Williams had his rst appearance Thursday morning, Oct. 20, in front of County Judge Van Russell, who placed him on a $25,000 bond for failing to register as a sexual predator. He was also held without bond on the absconding charge, a third-degree felony that holds a maximum penalty of ve years in state prison. I really dont know. The U.S. Marshal says Florida keeps letting him go, said the marina employee. I was not aware what this guy was wanted for. I have a very bad temper, and God knows what would have happened. They need to send him back around us and let the people take care of him, instead of the law, the employee said. I hope he wont come back in our area; everybodys going to notice. He better not show his face and be present. FRANKLIN COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONSNotice is hereby given that the Franklin County Board of County Commissioners is seeking Statements of Qualications from rms and individuals for preparation of plans and specications for renovating the Fort Coombs Armory/Convention Center in Apalachicola. In addition the selected rm or individual will be required to assist in preparing a priority schedule for renovating the building to best utilize available funds. Submitted Statements of Qualications need to address the following criteria: Franklin County Clerk of Court All submission must be clearly marked Fort Coombs Renovations and be submitted proposals. Franklin County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. A12| The Times Thursday, October 27, 2011 CLASSIFIEDS 36017T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FORMERLY KNOWN AS THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE TO JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF STRUCTURED ASSET MORTGAGE INVESTMENTS II INC. BEAR STEARNS ALT-A TRUST, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES SERIES 2005-7, Plaintiff, VS. ROBERT NEIL POOLE A/K/A ROBERT N. POOLE ,etal, Defendant(s). CASE NO.: 19-2009-CA-000065 DIVISION: NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated October 10, 2011, and entered in Case No. 19-2009-CA-000065 of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida in which The Bank of New York Mellon formerly known as The Bank of New York as successor Trustee to JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association as Trustee for the Certificateholders of Structured Asset Mortgage Investments II Inc. Bear Stearns ALT-A Trust, Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates Series 2005-7, is the Plaintiff and Robert Neil Poole a/k/a Robert N. Poole, Branch Banking and Trust Company, Casa Del Mar Subdivision Association, Inc., are defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on Franklin County, Florida at on the 7th day of December, 2011 @ 11:00 a.m. (EST), the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 11, OF CASA DEL MAR SUBDIVISION, PHASE 1, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 2, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A 2202 SAILFISH DRIVE, ST GEORGE ISLAND, FL 32328 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property 36011T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2010-533-CA PREMIER BANK, a Florida banking corporation, Plaintiff, v. COASTLINE PROPERTIES OF NORTH FLORIDA, LLC, a Florida limited liability company, SIDNEY E. GRAY, JIMMY W. MEEKS, SR., JEFF B. STRICKLAND, LORRI L. STRICKLAND, NEW RIVER R UN HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida corporation, and FRANKLIN COUNTY FLORIDA BOCC, Defendants. NOTICE OF JUDICIAL SALE PURSUANT TO SECTION 45.031(1) OF THE FLORIDA STATUTES TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on September 27, 2011, in Case No. 2010-533-CA, of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit for Franklin County, Florida, in which PREMIER BANK is the Plaintiff, and COASTLINE PROPERTIES OF NORTH FLORIDA, LLC, a Florida limited liability company, SIDNEY E. GRAY, JIMMY W. MEEKS, SR., JEFF B. STRICKLAND, LORRI L. STRICKLAND, NEW RIVER R UN HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida corporation, and FRANKLIN COUNTY FLORIDA BOCC, are the Defendants, that the undersigned, Clerk of Circuit Court, Franklin County, Florida, will sell at public sale the following described real property: Lot 1, New River Run, Phase 3, according to the map or plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 18, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. The sale will be held on November 8, 2011, at 11:00 a.m., to the highest bidder for cash, at the door of the Franklin County Courthouse, Apalachicola, Florida, in accordance with Section 45.031, Florida Statutes. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated September 29, 2011. MARCIA JOHNSON Franklin County Clerk of Court Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk October 20, 27, 2011 35923T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CENTENNIAL BANK, Plaintiff, v. HEXAPORT BUILDING SYSTEMS OF FLORIDA, LLC.; ANTHONY P. ATTALLA; LAWTON M. CHILES, III; HEXAPORT BUILDING SYSTEMS, LLC; CHILES FLORIDA ASSETS, INC.; HEXAPORT INTERNATIONAL LTD., Defendants. CASE NO. 2011-000058-CA CLERKS NOTICE OF SALE UNDER CHAPTER 45. FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS GIVEN THAT, in accordance with the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 27, 2011, in the above-styled case, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida 32320 on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 11:00 a.m., in accordance with Florida Statutes 45.031, the following described property: A leasehold estate interest created by a Ground Lease Agreement dated May 1, 2007, by and between the City of Carrabelle and Hexaport Building Systems of Florida, LLC, (set to expire May 1, 2106) on real property situated in Carrabelle, Franklin County, Florida, described as follows: Commence at a concrete monument marking the Southwest corner of Section 19, Township 7 South, Range 4 West, Franklin County, Florida, then run North 89 degrees 21 minutes 59 seconds West 1262.14 feet to a concrete monument (marked #2919) marking the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING run North 89 degrees 21 minutes 26 seconds West 499.53 feet to an iron rod and cap (marked #6475), thence run North 00 degrees 40 minutes 06 seconds East 689.66 feet to a concrete monument (marked #2919), thence run North 57 degrees 12 minutes 47 seconds East 809.44 feet to a concrete monument (marked #2919), thence run South 59 degrees 00 minutes 37 seconds East 1258.16 feet to a concrete monument (marked #2919), thence run South 00 degrees 36 minutes 32 seconds West 349.81 feet to an iron rod and cap (marked #6475), thence run North 58 degrees 50 minutes 42 seconds West 936.40 feet to a concrete monument (marked #2919), thence run South 57 degrees 02 minutes 26 seconds West 546.47 feet to a concrete monument (marked #2919), thence run South 00 degrees 42 minutes 43 seconds West 323.14 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING containing 22.40 acres, more or less. Together with all improvements and buildings thereon. MARCIA JOHNSON CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT, FRANKLIN COUNTY By: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk October 27, November 3, 2011 35896T IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 09-CA-000322 Division: THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON AS TRUSTEE FOR THE BENEFIT OF ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2007-J1 MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-J1 vs. SHAUN S. DONAHOE AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on, in the Circuit Court of Franklin County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Franklin County, Florida described as: ALL OF LOT 5, OF BLOCK 116, IN THE CITY OF APALACHICOLA, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT OF SAID CITY IN COMMON USE. and commonly known as: 126 17TH ST., APALACHICOLA, FL 32320; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the front door steps of the Courthouse, at 33 Market St., in Apalachicola, Florida on December 7, 2011 at 11:00 A.M. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 17th day of October, 2011. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk Oct 27 Nov 3, 2011 35890T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No. 09-000380-CA Division: CITIMORTGAGE, INC. Plaintiff, vs. JOSE RIVERA CRUZ A/K/A JOSE L. RIVERACRUZ, ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING B Y THROUGH UNDER AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST A S SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, SUSAN RIVERA, WHISPERING PINES OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., JOHN DOE, JANE DOE, AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/ OWNERS. Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plantiff entered in this cause on August 23, 2011, in the Circuit Court of Franklin County, Florida. I will sell the property situated in Franklin County, Florida described as: COMMENCE AT A CONCRETE MONUMENT (MARKED #1787) MARKING THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF BLOCK 235 OF THE CITY OF APALACHICOLA, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT IN COMMON USE ON FILE AT THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT OFFICE OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA, SAID POINT ALSO LYING ON THE NORTHERLY RIGHTOF -WAY BOUNDARY OF FULTON STREET, THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 26 MINUTES 55 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY 172.68 FEET TO A RE-ROD (MARKED #7160) MARKING THE POINT OF BEGINNING, FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING AND LEAVING SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY RUN NORTH 48 DEGREES 53 MINUTES 56 SECONDS WEST 35.83 FEET TO A RE-ROD (MARKED #7160), THENCE RUN NORTH 41 DEGREES 06 MINUTES 04 SECONDS EAST 9.92 FEET TO A REROD (MARKED #7160), THENCE RUN NORTH 48 DEGREES 53 MINUTES 56 SECONDS WEST 39.36 FEET TO A RE-ROD (MARKED #7160), THENCE RUN SOUTH 41 DEGREES 28 MINUTES 41 SECONDS WEST 23.77 FEET TO A RE-ROD (MARKED (#4432). THENCE RUN SOUTH 00 DEGREES 34 MINUTES 22 SECONDS WEST 38.40 FEET TO A RE-ROD (MARKED #4432), LYING ON THE NORTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY OF FULTON STREET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 26 MINUTES 55 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID RIGHTOF-WAY BOUNDARY 66.27 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING CONTAINING 0.05 ACRES MORE OR LESS. and commonly known as: 233 CORNELLIUS RIZER ST., APALACHICOLA, FL 32320; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the front door steps of the Courthouse, at 33 Market St., in Apalachicola, Florida, on November 15, 2011 at 11:00 AM EST. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 17th day of October, 2011. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk Oct 27, Nov 3, 2011 35778T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY. IN PROBATE CASE NO.: 11-00058 CP IN RE: The Estate of DEBBIE LYNNE RYAN, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: The administration of the estate of DEBBIE LYNNE RYAN, deceased, File Number 11-00058 CP is pending in the Circuit Court for Franklin County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Franklin County Courthouse, Probate Division, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida, 32320. The name and address of the personal representative and that personal representatives attorney are set forth below. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is served within three months after the date of the first publication of this notice must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. The date of first publication of the Notice is Oct. 20, 2011. PERSON REPRESENTATIVE: GERALD M. RYAN 6 Mead Avenue Norwalk, OH 44857 ESTATE OF DEBBIE LYNNE RYAN ATTORNEY FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE: THOMAS S. GIBSON FL Bar No. 0350583 RISH, GIBSON & SCHOLZ, P.A. 206 E. 4th Street P.O. Box 39 Port St. Joe, FL 32457 (850) 229-8211 Fax: (850) 227-1619 Oct 20, 27, 2011 EX-CON from page A1

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CLASSIFIEDSThursday, October 27, 2011 The Times | A13 RowellAuctions.com BALLROOM215 BankForeclosed PropertiesONLINE BIDDING AVAILABLE!Alabama, Georgia, Florida & South CarolinaMany Selling Absolute! 1347 Alligator Drive Alligator Point, FL Unit C-429 of the Carrabelle Boat Club Ass.at 1570 Hwy 98 W.,Carrabelle, FL 438 Mill Road, Carrabelle, FLSelling from St. James Golf Resort 151 Laughing Gull Rd, Carrabelle, FLNovember 15 -:6:00 p.m.Rowell Realty & Auction Co., Inc. 10% Buyers PremiumAU 479, AB 296 800-323-83882042251 108 S. E. AVE. A CARRABELLE, FLORIDA 32322850-697-9604 850-323-0444 www.seacrestre.comRENTALS2 BR 11/2 BA UNFURNISHED HOME Country Living Eastpoint Area ......................$800 2 BR 1 BA UNFURNISHED HOUSE Downtown, LR, DR, Storage Room .................$650 1 BR 1 BA UNFURNISHED HOUSE ............$500 DOWNTOWN RIVER CONDO, BOAT SLIP 3 Night Minimum .......................$105 PLUS DAILY PIRATES LANDING 1 BR CONDO/POOL 3 Night Minimum .......................$105 PLUS DAILY 3 BR 3 BA FURNISHED CONDO Long Term, Pool..............................................$850 2 BR 1 BA FURNISHED APARTMENT Den & Living Area ..........................................$550 3 BR 2 BA FURNISHED CONDO Boat & Car Parking ..............................$850 WKLY 3 BR 3 BA FURNISHED CONDO Pool, Downtown ..........................$700 WKLY PLUS 3 BR 1 BA FURNISHED APARTMENT Pet Friendly ...................WKLY & MONTHLY RATES In order to provide ample opportunity for Certi ed Disadvantaged Business Enterprises to compete for and perform contracts, Poloronis Construction, Inc herein announces the need for manual labor for a runway rehabilitation project at the Apalachicola Regional Airport. Please call Monica Poloronis @ 850-653-8167 for more details. FRANKLIN COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERSJOB ANNOUNCEMENT Position Title: EQUIPMENT OPERTOR Closing Date: 10/31/2011 Annual Salary: $25,000.00 Contact Person: Van Johnson, Director Solid Waste & Recycling Department 210 State Road 65 Eastpoint, Florida 32328 Phone (850) 670-8167The Franklin County Board of County Commissioners is an Equal Opportunity/Af rmative Action/Drug Free Workplace EmployerKnowledge, Skills and Abilities: AN EMPLOYEE IN THIS POSITION WILL OPERATE VARIOUS SPECIAL HEAVY EQUIPMENT, PERFORMING TASKS ASSOCIATED WITH LANDFILL OPERATIONS, RIGHT OF-WAY DEBRIS REMOVAL, PARKS MAINTENANCE AND RECYCLING ACTIVITIES. OPERATE TRASH COMPACTOR TO COMPACT CLASS III WASTE AT THE COUNTY LANDFILL. OPERATES AIR CURTAIN INCINERATOR TO BURN YARD DEBRIS. OPERATES KNUCKLEBOOM TRUCK FOR RIGHT OF WAY DEBRIS REMOVAL. OPERATES TRACTORS, DUMP TRUCKS AND CREW TRUCK TO HAUL EQUIPMENT AND STATE INMATES. OPERATES VARIOUS EQUIPMENT SUCH AS CHAINSAWS, BLOWERS, WEED EATERS, AND PUSH MOWERS ETC. AND SUPERVISE THE WORK OF STATE INMATES. OTHER DUTIES AS REQUIRED BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION AND DRUG SCREENING WILL BE COMPLETED ON SELECTED APPLICANT. Minimum Quali cation: Requires a high school diploma or an equivalent and two years of related work experience. Requires knowledge of Florida traf c laws, requires basic understanding of safety procedures, the ability to drive and operate the above mentioned equipment. Must possess a valid Florida Commercial Class A or B drivers license with a favorable driving record. Must have the ability to meet the Department of Corrections criteria for certi cation as an NON-DC Supervisor of State Inmates. Newly hired employees shall obtain such certi cation within 90 days of hiring. See emeraldcoastjobs.com/monster to nd a job at the intersection of both.Wouldnt you like a job that ful lls you both professionally and personally? With Monsters new ltering tools, you can quickly hone in on the job thats right for you. So visit emeraldcoastjobs.com/monster, and you might nd yourself in the middle of the best of both worlds. Apalachicola, FL Property11th Street Lot 4, Block 150, $24,000 or $4,000 Down Payment, Financed at $445/Mo., R-1 Zoning Call 850-264-6239 or 850-566-2273 Text FL83345 to 56654 10th AnniversaryVETERANS Charity Poker RunNovember 5,2011 Registration 9:00-11:00 @ Katmandu/Buoy Bar Panama City Beach For more info 850 628-6149 www.vnvusa.com Sponsored by Vietnam Vets MC Legacy Vets MC Lookingfor dock space for 34; boat Please call 850-973-2848 Semi Tractor trailer, 53 long, no unit, looks good, $1500. Call (850) 653-8006 Heritage Villas and Southern Villas of Apalachicola ApartmentsAccepting applications for 1, 2, & 3 br HC & non-HC accessible units. Some rental assistance may be available. HUD vouchers accepted. Call (850) 653-9277. TDD/TTY 711. This institution is an equal opportunity provider, and employer. Studio Apt. Furnished Upstairs studioQuiet location, water & electric incl. Walk to downtown. $700 mo + dep. No pets. For appt 653-9116 or 320-1174 St. George Island $160 wk, Electric, Satellite, Garbage incl. pool tble. 12X65 deck w/Beautiful view 850-653-5114 1 or 3 BRCH/A in Apalachicola, FL. 850-643-7740. Lanark Village 3 br, 2 bath house, screened porch, view of gulf, $550 month lease. Call 850-545-8813 Lanark, 2 br, 1 ba, w/ lg fenced yard, separate LR & den, covered parking & storage, $575 mo, 2529 Florida Ave., Call 850-528-0716 1 br, 1 ba, with full kitchen and living room Call for information 850-653-6103 Publishers NoticeAll real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on a equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Medical/HealthCNAsCaring people needed. Join a team of people who make a difference in the lives of the elderly. Provide non medical companionship, in home help and personal care for the elderly. Flexible day, evenin & weekend hours. Positions available in the Apalachicola area.Home Instead Senior CareCall Mon-Thur 9-3pm 850-640-1223 or toll free 1-866-301-1919 Web ID#: 34182868 Text FL82868 to 56654 Sales/Business DevRetail MerchandisersNeed Planogram ExpStore Set 2 week project in Pt.St.Joe. Go to -www.apolloretail.com Click Apply Here at top Education/TrainingNow Hiring!!!Seeking an individual to work on an as-needed basis to help educate the public about bears, assist with bear trapping and relocation, and bear carcass disposal in Franklin and surrounding counties. Must be professional, willing to work flexible hours, & have vehicle able to haul small trailer. Send resume and 3 references by 11/04/11 to Corey.Wigginton@MyFWC.co m or FFWCC, NW Region, Attn: Corey Wigginton, 3911 Hwy. 2321, Panama City, FL 32409. Web ID#: 34182560 Logistics/TransportNeededLong Haul driver for semi truck. Needs CDL Class A DL. Must have experience. Call (850) 653-8006 English Bulldog PuppyAkc Register, 11 weeks old, has all shots, health certificate, health guarantee, vaccines up to date & all worming, ready for new home. Cost $800. More info: candows@live.com (941) 585-0554 Kittens free to good home, Call (301) 377-2128 or (850) 697-2453 Apalachicola 460 Bluff Rd. (12th Street) Sat, Oct 29th. 9:am-4:pm. Collectibles, Antiques, Brass items, many unique nautical items, paintings, pictures, ship models, lamps, clocks, baskets, misc. household furnishings, dinnerware, cookware, bedding, Ladies dress and casual clothing sizes 8-12, small tools, 1950s 45 record collection and Christmas decorations. Text FL83325 to 56654 Apalachicola 80 Waddell Rd, Saturday 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.; clothes (infants to plus sizes), household items, childrens toys, and much much more!!! DIABETIC TEST STRIPS NEEDEDI Buy sealed, unexpired Boxes (850)710-0189 Bi Athlete looking for training partner. No Pseudo athletes. 850-447-0691 36179T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA HSBC BANK USA NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR NOMURA ASSET ACCEPTANCE CORP., MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-AR2, Plaintiff, vs. JOHN R. MOODY, et al., Defendant(s). CASE NO.: 19-2008-00002-CA-XXX NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Sale will be made pursuant to an Order or Final Summary Judgment, Final Judgment was awarded on September 24, 2010 in Civil Case No. 19-2008-00002CA-XXX, of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for FRANKLIN County, Florida, wherein, HSBC BANK USA NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR NOMURA ASSET ACCEPTANCE CORP., MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-AR2 is the Plaintiff, and JOHN R. MOODY; PEBBLE BEACH VILLAGE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS INC.; AND UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION are Defendants. The clerk of the court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on the Front steps of the Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL 32320 at 11:00 am on November 16, 2011, on the following described real property to set forth in said Final summary Judgment, to wit: LOT 37, PEBBLE BEACH VILLAGE, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 4 at Pages 34 and 35 of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE PIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on September 29, 2011. CLERK OF THE COURT Terry E. Creamer By: Marcia Johnson Deputy Clerk 1113-1125 October 27, November 3, 2011 35765T NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice if hereby given that, FREDERICK CARTER JOHNSON, the holders of the following certificate have filed said certificate for tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate Number: 940 Year of issuance: 2009 Description of property: Lot 3 Anglers Point f/k/a/ Lots 14 & 15 Emerald Point et al Full Legal Description can be viewed at Clerk of the Circuit Courts Office PARCEL NO: 23-08s-06w-1005-0000-00 30 Name is which assessed: S & P N B, L.L.C. All of said property being in the State of Florida, Franklin County. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse door on the first (1st) Monday in the month of November 2011, which is the 7TH day of NOVEMBER 2011 at 11:00 a.m. Dated this 26TH day of SEPTEMBER 2011. MARCIA M. JOHNSON CLERK OF COURTS FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Cassie B. Sapp Deputy Clerk October 6, 13, 20, 27, 2011 36181T BOAT AUCTION Carrabelle Boat Club Association, 1570 Highway 98 West, Carrabelle, FL 32322 November 12, 2011 at 12pm EST viewing at 11am EST 37 1987 Vessel The Deuce, HIN# TSD00I340577, USCG Doc. #933931 Owned by: EIRE Charter Services LLC, The Deuce LLC, and Wakulla Bank. HOOT CRAWFORD AU 3931 October 27, November 3, 2011 Incorrect Insertion PolicyFor Classified In-column AdvertisersAll ads placed by phone are read back to the advertiser to insure correctness. The newspaper will assume correctness at the time of the read-back procedure unless otherwise informed. Please your ad. Advertisers are requested to check the advertisement on the first insertion for correctness. Errors should be reported immediately. Your Florida Freedom newspaper will not be responsible for more than one incorrect insertion, nor will it be liable for any error in advertisements to a greater extent than the cost of the space occupied by the error. Any copy change, during an ordered schedule constitutes a new ad and new charges. We do not guarantee position of ANY ad under any classification. Publishers Notice SCAM To avoid possible scams, it is recommended that consumers should verify caller information when receiving calls regarding credit card payments. Consumers should also contact the local company themselves instead of giving this information to individuals whom are contacting them directly. 36101T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 07000350CA BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWALT, INC. ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2005-27 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES SERIES 2005-27, Plaintiff, VS. MARY BOWDEN AND _______BOWDEN, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated ______, 2011, and entered in Case No. 07000350CA of the Circuit Court in and for Franklin County, Florida, wherein BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWALT, INC. ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2005-27 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES SERIES 2005-27 is Plaintiff and MARY BOWDEN AND _____ BOWDEN, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MARY BOWDEN, IF MARRIED; LARRY BOWDEN; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., ACTING SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS, INC. UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at at the Front Door of the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL 32320 at Franklin County, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 15th day of November, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 14 OF CASA DEL MAR PHASE 1, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, AT PAGE 2, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Court not later than five business days prior to the proceeding at the Franklin County Courthouse. Telephone 850-653-8861 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. DATED at Apalachicola, Florida, on October 17, 2011. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of Court By: Terry E. Creamer As Deputy Clerk SMITH, HIATT & DIAZ, P A. Attorneys for Plaintiff, PO BOX 11438, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33339-1438; Telephone: (954) 564-0071 1183-84431 October 27, November 3, 2011 35763T NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice if hereby given that, Watkins Childrens Trust/Steve Watkins, the holders of the following certificate have filed said certificate for tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate Number: 193 Year of issuance: 2004 Description of property: Lots 5 & 5A Block 1 Dog Island Gulf Beaches Unit 3 et al Full Legal Description can be viewed at Clerk of the Circuit Courts Office PARCEL NO: 06-08s-04w-5263-0001-00 50 Name is which assessed: Muriel Arcuri All of said property being in the State of Florida, Franklin County. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse door on the first (1st) Monday in the month of November 2011, which is the 7TH day of NOVEMBER 2011 at 11:00 a.m. Dated this 26TH day of SEPTEMBER 2011. MARCIA M. JOHNSON CLERK OF COURTS FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Cassie B. Sapp Deputy Clerk October 6, 13, 20, 27, 2011 owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Franklin County, Florida this 10th day of October, 2011. Clerk of the Circuit Court Franklin County, Florida By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk October 20, 27, 2011 35659T FRANKLIN COUNTY LANDFILL HOSTS HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE ROUNDUP Friday, November 18, 2011 Franklin County Central Landfill will hold its Fall household hazardous waste roundup located at 210 Highway 65 Eastpoint. Items allowed Paint, household chemicals, fluroescent tubes, oil, batteries, electronics and computers will be collected and disposed of at no charge. ConditionallyExempt small quantity generators (Small Businesses, Schools, Growers, and Etc.) Will be accepted at a reduced rate. Hours of Collection 9:00 a.m. til 12:00 p.m. For more information contact: Franklin County Solid Waste & Recycling Department 850-670-8167. October 27, November 10, 2011 Security + Clean UpsBy Appointment only. Call (850) 670-1567 Attend College Online from Home. *Medical, *Business, *Paralegal, *Criminal Justice. 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LocalA14 | The Times Thursday, October 27, 2011 Our local real estate experts have identied what they feel are the best values around and are oering them to you in Real Estate Picks! (In this section), Discover the best real estate values in Mexico Beach, Port St. Joe, Apalachicola, Cape San Blas, St. George Island, Carrabelle and surrounding areas. Best Values on the Forgotten Coast Real Estate Picks John Shelby, Broker 800-344-7570 850-927-4777 www.sgirealty.comMLS#241935$399,000St. George IslandEAST END BEACHFRONT LOT! 1.02 acres! 728 ft deep by 61 ft wide, street to beach lot, offers two rows of gorgeous dunes, bike path runs parallel to West Gulf Beach Drive on the easement. The State Park is approx 2 miles east and the commercial area is about 2 miles west. Last sale of an East End beachfront lot was $560,000. Best Buy! John Shelby, Broker 800-344-7570 850-927-4777 www.sgirealty.comMLS#245368$499,000St. George IslandOPPORTUNITY KNOCKS Short Sale, East Gorrie Dr. BEST BUY! College Colors and Custom Paint Available Must Go To Make Room For 2012 Models! MOWERS AT COST2011 dbutler@coastalcoverage.com Locally owned and operated to meet all your insurance needs World War I .45. The bullet barely went through and fell out on the pillow. Judge Witherspoon came as coroner and swore us and four more bystanders into a coroners jury. He asked us, Do you believe this man shot himself? Do you believe he is dead? which was unanimous. Case closed! Into the embalming room, I was to do my rst hook-up. Heywood, after a few snorts, mixed cold water with the embalming uid. Needless to say, the man went to opping around, his eyeballs dangling, along with me having a hard time with the outlets. Heywood picks up a two-by-four and says, We cant lose this one, and goes to hit him. I really freak out, and Heywood drops to his knees laughing. Good thing he still had the two-by-four, or I would have had a double funeral next day. We had a lady so doubled up with osteo that we had to put her knees up against the top of the casket so they could have a viewing. When the preacher got almost through, we walked down the aisle and stood at each end before closing it up. I noticed a couple of old ladies with wide-open eyes, then a couple more. I looked down at her and her head was two or three inches off the pillow. Im trying to get Heywoods attention, and several folks had already got up and left and the rest was wide-eyed as she came up further and further out of the casket. Heywood shut the lid on her, and we were outta there. Now Heywood knew when to step on the lowering device. We did a funeral for Buck Wilson Funeral Home, one in Panama City. Seemed the girlfriend had stabbed her boyfriend to death. We had been there from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Just when we thought it was over, here came the cops with the gal in cuffs and she throws herself on top of his casket. The lowering device tripped, Heywood said by accident, but she was going before they could peel her off. A cold beer never tasted so good. Talk about Dr. Death, sometimes I feel like a jinx. I hired my rst real estate salesman in 1970. All of these have died: Jimmy Litton, Paul Spacey, Arline Thornton, Barney Fish, Leonarda Perry, Ed Diorio and Al Hudson. Bill Bailey got away, but I still have Anne May. My Indian heritage (Oklahoma Comanche) has decreed, Smoke is the rst thing to get to heaven. Since smoking has damn near killed me, Im going to let it nish the job. My dad had no Indian in him, but always wanted cremation as my grandparents are buried in Oklahoma City and there is nobody there to tend the graves. He said, I dont want folks saying, Well, we would have gone shing today, but we got to cut the grass on Pops grave. As I well know, embalming is a degrading occurrence even if youre dead. Funerals have gotten so expensive, also. Even cremation aint cheap. Even the terms are not what they used to be. Now its DOA COD. This fall I plan to visit each grave at Evergreen to actually count the number of people I have personally known. I guess my greeting will be, See you soon! Mr. Bill is the pen name of Bill Miller.By Lois SwobodaThe Times Collie Watkins of Apalachicola shared some memories with us after reading the rst three installments of the series Eternity at East End. Last October, I wrote that Dr. John Gorrie had been moved twice since his original interment in Apalachicolas lost Bayside Cemetery, located where Lafayette Park is today. Watkins corrected this: Gorrie was actually moved three times. He was rst relocated from Bayside Cemetery to the round plot in the center of the trafc circle at the junction of Avenue D and Sixth Street. Then he was moved to Magnolia Cemetery, and nally during the mid 20th century, to his current location in Gorrie Square. Watkins said his father-inlaw, Newman Marshall, told him about the move from the trafc circle because he actually transported the remains, which he told his son-in-law only of a few bones. Marshall, a contractor who built many of the cement foundations in the historic district of Apalachicola, also constructed cement burial vaults and copings for some of the Magnolia Cemetery graves. Marshall had a trick of preparing the vaults and copings so they appeared to be made of marble. Watkins said a man once asked him how he gave the cement its appearance, and Marshall answered that he rubbed them. The fellow pursued the topic, asking what he rubbed the copings with, and Marshall replied, grease. The man asked what kind of grease, and Marshall replied, elbow grease. Watkins does not remember Bayside Cemetery but did recall the lady in the glassfronted cofn. Workers digging the foundation for a house across Avenue C from the park discovered a metal box. Believing it to be treasure, they reburied it and returned to retrieve it by lantern light. Watkins said he remembers the night well and that it was stormy with pouring rain. What the workers found when they pried the box open was the mummied remains of a young woman with a child in her arms. Watkins offered an answer to one of the mysteries surrounding this story: What became of the bodies? He said they were never identied but were reburied in a cemetery, probably taken to Magnolia and placed in an unmarked grave in the potters eld with the occupants of most of the Bayside Cemetery graves. Watkins also remembers the discovery of more artifacts of the Bayside Cemetery. He said the Messina family had ve boys who were his playmates as a child. One afternoon, they were digging in the yard of another Avenue C house across from Lafayette Park and discovered a set of cofn handles. MORTICIAN from page A1Reader remembers Apalachicola burialsLOIS SWOBODA | The TimesHenry Thompsonss 1899 grave is the earliest burial in Thompson Cemetery, and this grave belonging to Margaret Harrell Thompson, 1855 to 1939, was the last. The wife of Nicholas Malachi Thompson, she was the widow of A. J. Wilson, who served in Company D, Florida 2nd Cavalry Regiment and died in 1880.